1. WWE Draft 2016: Past Mistakes WWE Must Avoid in Raw-SmackDown Brand Split

    When WWE splits its roster into two distinct, separate entities on July 19, it will do so with the expectation that it will be easier for younger wrestlers to step up and become ...

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  2. WWE SmackDown Spoilers: Complete Results and Analysis for July 7

    On the heels of a Monday Night Raw in which the United States of America was celebrated heavily, world heavyweight champion Dean Ambrose floored Seth Rollins with Dirty Deeds on an ...

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  3. WWE Raw: Burning Questions to Address After July 4 Show

    Holiday-themed wrestling shows are hardly destination viewing for professional wrestling fans, especially given the lighthearted nature of the shows, but that does not mean that Monday's ...

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  4. WWE Raw Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from July 4

    Almost three months to the day of their electrifying debut on WWE Raw, Enzo Amore and Big Cass hopped off the booking treadmill, interjected themselves in one of the hottest feuds ...

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  5. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from July 4

    Patriotism was the theme of the July 4 episode of WWE Raw, and while the main event may have featured a gigantic tag team bout pitting Team USA against The Multinational Alliance — ...

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  6. Recalling Lex Luger's Mighty Slam and Forecasting Future Patriotic Angles in WWE

    World Wrestling Entertainment, like its millions of fans, marks the Fourth of July by celebrating all things America...

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  7. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from June 30

    The June 30 episode of SmackDown may have featured a limited roster and minimal star power, but that did not stop the writers of Thursday's show from creating stars of their own, including the night's biggest winner...

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  8. WWE King of the Ring: The Rise, Fall and Modern Relevance of Classic Tournament

    The King of the Ring tournament was once responsible for one of the most exciting and anticipated nights in professional wrestling, a series of matches that would crown a single winner ...

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  9. WWE NXT Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from June 29

    The June 29 episode of NXT on WWE Network may not have had the star power of Samoa Joe, Finn Balor or Shinsuke Nakamura, but it was a focused episode that opted to build the undercard, ...

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  10. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 29

    While Finn Balor and Shinsuke Nakamura have set up a dream match of sorts and Samoa Joe has had the luxury of sitting back and waiting for his next challenger to present himself, Wednesday's ...

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  11. Recalling Goldberg's WCW Title Win and Forecasting a Possible Return to WWE

    On July 6, 1998, the professional wrestling world was shaken to it core when Goldberg capped off the greatest 10-month run in the history of the industry by defeating Hulk Hogan to capture the WCW Championship at Atlanta's Georgia Dome...

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  12. WWE SmackDown Spoilers: Complete Results and Analysis for June 30

    The Miz returned to WWE television on Raw and was greeted with an Intercontinental Championship defense against Kane ...

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  13. WWE Raw: Burning Questions to Address After June 27 Show

    The WWE World Heavyweight Championship picture nearly took a turn for the dramatic Monday night on Raw, as John Cena and AJ Styles both argued for their inclusions in the upcoming title bout at Battleground...

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  14. WWE Raw Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from June 27

    WWE Creative's stubborn insistence that Roman Reigns is a lead babyface in 2016 helped earn it "biggest loser" status from Monday's Raw...

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  15. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 27

    The suspension of Roman Reigns hung over the June 27 episode of Raw like a dark cloud, but WWE Creative more than made up for the disappointing development, delivering a compelling ...

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  16. Examining, Grading Year One of WWE's Women's Revolution

    On July 13, 2015, WWE promised its fans a revolution that would forever change perceptions in regards to women's wrestling and even called up Becky Lynch, Charlotte and Sasha Banks from NXT to help ensure its success...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 2 months ago 20,413 reads 90 comments

  17. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from June 23

    For Seth Rollins, the June 23 episode of WWE SmackDown represented a return to form, but for Sami Zayn , it was an opportunity to prove himself against one of the best wrestlers on the planet...

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  18. WWE NXT Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from June 22

    Austin Aries' first few months in NXT may have been somewhat underwhelming, but a great match against Shinsuke Nakamura at TakeOver: The End gave him a boost, and a complete heel ...

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  19. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 22

    The June 22 episode of NXT may have featured bouts best described as enhancement matches, but it also planted the seeds for the upcoming TakeOver special in Brooklyn, New York, this ...

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  20. WWE SmackDown Spoilers: Complete Results and Analysis for June 23

    In the wake of a new WWE world heavyweight champion being crowned and Tuesday's news that Roman Reigns had been suspended, the Superstars of wrestling's top promotion rolled into Tucson, Arizona, for this week's SmackDown tapings ...

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  21. How Roman Reigns' Suspension Impacts Brand Split, WWE Battleground 2016

    Just 48 hours after losing the WWE World Heavyweight Championship to Seth Rollins at Money in the Bank, Roman Reigns will watch from the sidelines as the company builds to its Battleground ...

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  22. WWE Raw: Burning Questions to Address After June 20 Show

    Sunday's WWE Money in the Bank 2016 pay-per-view was a show rife with controversy and historical significance, ensuring that the following night's episode of WWE Raw would not ...

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  23. WWE Raw Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from June 20

    You can take The Boss away from television and shove her to the background of the women's division in favor of the one-dimensional Natalya, but you cannot take Sasha Banks out of ...

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  24. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from June 20

    On the heels of a historic Money in the Bank event that saw the WWE World Heavyweight Championship change hands twice in less than five minutes, Raw hit the USA Network airwaves for its June 20 episode...

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  25. WWE Money in the Bank 2016: Power Ranking Every Match of Epic Show

    On paper, WWE Money in the Bank 2016 looked like one of the greatest events in recent memory. With a hugely personal main event for the top prize in the sport, a dream match fans ...

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