1. The Good, the Great and the Awesome from NXT (6/26/14)

    Change was in the air Thursday night as NXT focused on a new and returning crop of talent sure to make the future of the brand both energetic and exciting...

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  2. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 26, 2014

    Freshness was the theme of the June 26 episode of NXT, as new faces and stories dominated the undercard while one of the most decorated stars of the last 20 years put over the brand's top star in a highly competitive main event...

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  3. Full Career Retrospective and Greatest Moments for Maven

    There was a great deal of unjust pressure on Maven to succeed when he debuted with World Wrestling Entertainment in 2001. Winner of the first season of Tough Enough, he was pushed almost immediately out of the gate...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 17 days ago 16,421 reads 15 comments

  4. WWE SmackDown Spoilers: Complete Results and Analysis for June 27

    Just 48 hours away from Money in the Bank, World Wrestling Entertainment rolled into the Steel City for the final SmackDown before the much-anticipated pay-per-view event! ...

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  5. WWE Classic of the Week: Remembering Rey Mysterio vs. Jack Swagger from 2010

    When a show touts two very good Ladder matches and a Steel Cage match for the WWE Championship, it is understandable that a basic singles bout for the less important World Heavyweight Championship may somehow get lost in the shuffle...

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  6. The Good, the Great and the Awesome from Raw 6/23/14

    The buzz surrounding the WWE product was nowhere near as strong as one would expect just six days out from Money in the Bank. The company was in need of a great show to put an exclamation point on the build to the event...

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  7. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 23

    With only six days until Money in the Bank live on pay-per-view and the WWE Network, WWE rolled into the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., for the June 23 episode of Monday Night Raw...

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  8. The Good, the Great and the Awesome from SmackDown (June 20)

    With Money in the Bank just over a week away, WWE SmackDown hit the Syfy airwaves with a show focusing heavily on the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Ladder match...

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  9. Feud with Triple H Is Only Way to Rehabilitate Randy Orton's Character

    SummerSlam 2013 should have been the start of something beautiful. Randy Orton , after a year of staleness significantly affected his relevancy within World Wrestling Entertainment, ...

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  10. The Good, the Great and the Awesome from NXT 6/19/14

    When a man is down, there are two paths he can take to get to where he wants to be. He can pick himself up, dust himself off and work harder than ever to achieve the goals he has set ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 22 days ago 2,985 reads 13 comments

  11. WWE Creative is Bad News Barrett's Toughest Opponent

    The WWE Hall of Fame ceremony is the one night each year when the current crop of Superstars and Divas pay tribute to the men and women that laid the groundwork for them to build upon...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 22 days ago 46,287 reads 95 comments

  12. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 19, 2014

    Tyson Kidd's mounting frustration was the topic of conversation on the June 19 episode of NXT . In the night's main event, he teamed with Sami Zayn to take on The Ascension for the NXT Tag Team Championships...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 22 days ago 23,928 reads 114 comments

  13. Seth Rollins Must Separate Himself from the Shield to Succeed as Singles Star

    Seth Rollins' betrayal of Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns on the June 2 episode of Monday Night Raw made for one of the most shocking moments of 2014...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 23 days ago 19,846 reads 87 comments

  14. Full Career Retrospective and Greatest Moments for Marty Jannetty

    Since splitting from tag team partner Shawn Michaels way back in 1991, Marty Jannetty has been haunted by comparisons to "The Heartbreak Kid...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 23 days ago 17,222 reads 20 comments

  15. Daniel Bryan Must Feud with Bray Wyatt Upon Return from Injury

    Daniel Bryan spent the first half of 2014 righting wrongs. He defeated Triple H and proved that he was, in fact, an "A+ player." He beat Randy Orton , the man who he lost so many heartbreaking matches to late last year...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 24 days ago 9,991 reads 66 comments

  16. Unnecessary WWE Title Win Would Tarnish John Cena's Legacy

    When someone achieves the level of stardom that John Cena has, one will readily assume there is a certain backstage political power that comes along with it...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 24 days ago 26,054 reads 306 comments

  17. WWE SmackDown Spoilers: Complete Results and Analysis for June 20

    With Money in the Bank just over a week away, tensions behind the seven men involved in the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Ladder Match are running high...

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  18. WWE Classic of the Week: Remembering Randy Orton vs. Christian, 2011

    The 2011 Money in the Bank pay-per-view is remembered for being one of the greatest events ever produced by World Wrestling Entertainment...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 25 days ago 8,017 reads 35 comments

  19. The Good, the Great and the Awesome from Raw (6/16/14)

    The June 16 episode of Monday Night Raw was a tale of two shows. There was plenty to be excited and impressed about. Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns stood out as singles stars, while Paul Heyman got back to cutting great promos...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 25 days ago 24,823 reads 102 comments

  20. WWE Money in the Bank 2014: Most Underrated Matches in Event's History

    In its brief four-year history, Money in the Bank has been responsible for some of the best matches over that span...

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  21. The Good, the Great and the Awesome from SmackDown June 13

    Dean Ambrose and Bray Wyatt headlined Friday Night SmackDown in a Money in the Bank qualifier as Triple H continued his attempt to systematically dismantle The Shield...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 28 days ago 26,926 reads 69 comments

  22. The Good, the Great and the Awesome from NXT 6/12/14

    The June 12 episode of NXT is in the books, and there are a handful of stories dominating the developmental landscape. Adrian Neville has once again proved to be the fighting face of NXT following another stellar victory over Tyson Kidd...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 29 days ago 19,911 reads 31 comments

  23. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 12, 2014

    Two weeks ago at Takeover, NXT champion Adrian Neville defeated Tyson Kidd in a hard-fought main event. This week, the champion and his top contender did battle in a rematch...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 29 days ago 11,369 reads 60 comments

  24. WWE Money in the Bank 2014: Biggest Breakout Performances in PPV History

    More so than any other World Wrestling Entertainment pay-per-view offering, Money in the Bank lends itself to breakout performances...

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  25. Full Career Retrospective and Greatest Moments for Bobby Lashley

    Midway through the 2000s, the lack of bright young stars to carry the wrestling industry into the next generation was becoming more and more noticeable...

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