1. Analyzing the Singles Prospects of Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose

    As of last week's editions of Raw and SmackDown, it looks like The Shield is history. Obviously Seth Rollins turned heel on Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose a few weeks ago, but at first it looked like Reigns and Ambrose were sticking together...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 3 months ago 41,410 reads 146 comments

  2. Breaking Down WWE Network Schedule for Week of June 23, 2014

    Want to know if there's anything of note scheduled to air on WWE Network? We're here to help. Whether it's new shows, newly added archival content or recommendations for content ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 3 months ago 7,835 reads 15 comments

  3. Stardust Gimmick Is Smart Change of Direction for Cody Rhodes

    Last night on Raw, the latest development in the Cody Rhodes -Goldust saga came out of nowhere: Goldust 's new partner is Stardust, or Cody using one of their father's nicknames ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 3 months ago 72,064 reads 208 comments

  4. Analyzing the Likelihood of WWE Extending CM Punk's Contract

    Last week, an item in the Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription required, h/t WrestlingInc .com ) got some buzz going, as it was noted that Rey Mysterio 's contract had been renewed...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 3 months ago 86,296 reads 150 comments

  5. Analyzing WWE's Releases of Evan Bourne, Drew McIntyre and Others

    WWE shocked the wrestling world today with a series of releases that appears to be ongoing, as they've been updating the WWE .com page announcing them since it first went up this morning...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 3 months ago 112,559 reads 236 comments

  6. Looking Back at Seth Rollins' Pre-WWE Life as Tyler Black

    After turning heel and attacking his partners in The Shield on Raw last week, Seth Rollins became the hottest wrestler in WWE ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 3 months ago 57,419 reads 76 comments

  7. Money in the Bank Ladder Match Must Build for WWE's Future

    On Monday night, in light of issues with the the roadblocks Daniel Bryan has encountered during his physical therapy after his neck surgery, he was stripped of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 3 months ago 8,719 reads 83 comments

  8. Daniel Bryan Shouldn't Risk His Health to Perform at Money in the Bank

    It's now been about three weeks since Daniel Bryan underwent minimally invasive neck surgery administered by WWE Medical Director Dr. Joseph Maroon in Pittsburgh...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 22,900 reads 70 comments

  9. Best Potential Replacements for Seth Rollins in the Shield

    In light of Seth Rollins' turning heel on Raw, ostensibly to join Evolution, WWE fans have been left wondering exactly what will happen with The Shield...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 193,856 reads 788 comments

  10. Seth Rollins Is the Wrong Choice to Leave the Shield for Evolution

    It's always been inevitable that The Shield would break up to start Roman Reigns' run as a star singles wrestler. It was just a question of when and how...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 44,356 reads 227 comments

  11. WWE NXT Takeover: Examining the Family History Behind Natalya vs. Charlotte

    Tonight at NXT Takeover on WWE Network, the co-main event is the NXT Women's Title tournament finals: Natalya vs. Charlotte...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 15,006 reads 17 comments

  12. Triple H Talks NXT Takeover and the WWE Developmental System

    This Thursday, May 29th, on the WWE Network, WWE will be airing its second live NXT special, NXT Takeover, at 8:00 p.m. ET with a pre -show starting at 7:30...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 22,115 reads 67 comments

  13. Reported Delays in Sting Signing with WWE Lessens the Impact of Potential Debut

    For months now, ever since Sting left TNA , it's been seen as an inevitability that he will somehow wind up with WWE . At the very least, he's gotten as far as doing talking-head interviews for WWE Network, which is certainly progress...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 86,770 reads 154 comments

  14. Full WWE Network Report Card for the First 3 Months of Service

    This week marks the three month anniversary of the launch of WWE Network. While there were major technical problems at launch, they were eventually smoothed out, and the service has been running strong for a while now...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 40,568 reads 138 comments

  15. Predicting Where the Daniel Bryan-Stephanie McMahon Storyline Goes Next

    Monday night on Raw, we got a better idea of where everything is going with Daniel Bryan on the first show since his neck surgery...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 24,370 reads 44 comments

  16. Examining WWE Network's Future in Light of Company's Struggling Stock

    Coming out of Monday's WWE business outlook conference call for investors, the most interesting answer came from one of the few times Vince McMahon spoke up (recaps at ProWrestling ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 21,355 reads 76 comments

  17. Breaking Down WWE's New TV Deal and Its Fallout

    As anticipated, WWE announced at NBC Universal's cable upfront event in New York that Raw and SmackDown were going to stay put as part of the NBC Universal family on USA Network and Syfy, respectively...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 57,206 reads 253 comments

  18. Brock Lesnar at Night of Champions Is Key to WWE Network Subscription Renewals

    Ever since the launch of WWE Network was announced, one of the topics of discussion has been that early subscribers would not only get WrestleMania but also SummerSlam , as the earliest subscriptions end a couple weeks after that show...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 37,012 reads 113 comments

  19. Projecting Impact of Daniel Bryan's Neck Injury on His Wrestling Style

    In the aftermath of the announcement that Daniel Bryan is undergoing neck surgery, both Bryan Alvarez of F4WOnline.com (subscription required) and Mike Johnson of PWInsider ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 36,147 reads 64 comments

  20. Examining How WWE Will Book Around Daniel Bryan's Injury for Payback and Beyond

    Last night on Raw, a bombshell was dropped when Daniel Bryan revealed that he has suffered a neck injury, will be getting surgery this coming Thursday and has no definitive timeline for his return...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 44,089 reads 245 comments

  21. Power Ranking the 10 Best WCW Clash of the Champions Shows on WWE Network

    As the first big dump of content on WWE Network since it launched a few months ago, WWE has added every single WCW Clash of the Champions show to the "Vault" section of their on-demand library...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 19,046 reads 14 comments

  22. CM Punk Becomes the Latest Victim of Wrestling Fans' Obsessiveness in Retirement

    RedEye has posted an article by Natalie Slater, CM Punk 's high school girlfriend and one of his best friends...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 4 months ago 190,248 reads 474 comments

  23. Shawn Michaels' Comments Prove It Was Right to End Undertaker's Streak

    On the latest episode of Jim Ross' "The Ross Report" podcast (h/t WrestlingInc .com ), Shawn Michaels was the guest. Being that he's one of The Undertaker's best friends, the end of "The Streak" at WrestleMania was discussed...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 5 months ago 78,878 reads 108 comments

  24. Daniel Bryan's WWE Title Reign Is Being Hurt by Unnecessary Kane Drama

    For as many things as WWE is doing right with Daniel Bryan, Monday night's Raw showed that there are still some systemic issues...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 5 months ago 35,627 reads 131 comments

  25. Batista's WWE Return Has Been One of the Biggest Failures in Recent Memory

    Nine years ago, at WrestleMania 21 in Los Angeles, both of the world titles that now make up the WWE World Heavyweight Championship were on the line: John Bradshaw Layfield defended ...

    David Bixenspan Written by David Bixenspan about 5 months ago 88,777 reads 250 comments