1. WWE: A Fan's Thoughts on Road to WrestleMania Hot-Button Topics

    Wrestling fans are now in the playoffs so to speak, being that we have just passed the Elimination Chamber as the last pay-per-view stop on the Road to WrestleMania...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about over 2 years ago 2,905 reads 72 comments

  2. Real Life WWE Feuds I'd Love to See as Celebrity Deathmatches

    No, I don't mean actual deathmatches. I mean hilarious satirical matches with figurines made out of clay! For those unfamiliar, Celebrity Deathmatch was a show that ran on MTV from 1998-2002 and had a year long revival on MTV2 from 2005-2006...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 4,032 reads 18 comments

  3. WWE: Who Had the Better Career? Stone Cold Steve Austin or the Rock?

    I've got to be honest, I was reluctant to even take on this topic for my "A or B" series suggested by my long-time fan Ryan Lauro and reader Sephiroth ...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 6,185 reads 62 comments

  4. WWE: Who Is the Bigger Phenom? Undertaker or Sting?

    Seldom do performers in the wrestling industry command the utmost respect of everyone in their presence. The few immortals who have stuck in fans' minds for all the right reasons...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 5,340 reads 56 comments

  5. WWE Vengeance 2011: Who's Left for Beth Phoenix After Beating Eve Torres?

    Following two consecutive losing efforts, the IWC collectively breathed a sigh of relief after Beth Phoenix finally defeated Queen Barbie (aka The Female John Cena , aka Kelly Kelly) at last month's Hell in a Cell pay-per-view event...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 3,537 reads 30 comments

  6. WWE: Who Had the Better WWE Career, Brock Lesnar or Goldberg?

    Let me take you back, if I may, to WrestleMania XX. One of the matches that would now be viewed as a dream match turned out to be a complete debacle just a few short years ago...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 5,844 reads 64 comments

  7. WWE & CM Punk: How Punk Has Sold Out on Raw

    There's no question that CM Punk can play both a heel and a face very well. He is an immense talent and has all the tools to be a top player in the WWE. That being said, from a storyline standpoint, CM Punk has sold out...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 2,867 reads 21 comments

  8. WWE A or B Series 5: Sammartino's 4,040 Days, or Ric Flair's 16 Times

    What truly defines a great champion? Is it his personality outside the ring? Is it his charity work? Is it simply being able to be in the right place at the right time? Is the question ...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 1,740 reads 36 comments

  9. The 15 Craziest Trash-Talk Moments in Wrestling

    Professional wrestling would be nothing without the art of drama. Personalities have to clash, characters have flaws, and everyone is gunning for that top-tier title...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 6,664 reads 16 comments

  10. WWE: This Fan Is Tired of Hearing "Turn Him Heel!"

    If you ask the IWC what the problem is in WWE today, it seems to me that they believe that there aren't enough heels to go around...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 1,140 reads 12 comments

  11. WWE: A or B Series 4: Goldberg's 173 Wins or Undertaker's Wrestlemania Streak

    Imagine a special announcement on RAW is being touted, but no one knows what it is. As the two-hour show draws to a close, the drums of an old yet familiar entrance theme blare ...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 5,419 reads 61 comments

  12. 25 Worst Outfits in Wrestling History

    "Someone once said that the most important thing was not to look like a geek. Do you have any idea how geeky all this is?"—Daria Morgendorfer In a couple of my articles from recent weeks I explored the flashier side of the WWE...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 14,629 reads 48 comments

  13. A John Morrison Rant About Triple H: Work or Shoot?

    Doing one of my usual rounds on Twitter I found this long rant from John Morrison, and the length of time struck me as odd. Morrison does use Twitter fairly frequently, but not to this extent, and he had some choice words about Triple H ...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 3,837 reads 50 comments

  14. WWE: A or B Series 3: Degeneration-X or the NWO

    There is no question in the IWC that the Attitude Era in WWE programming was one of the best times to be a professional wrestling fan...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 2,226 reads 62 comments

  15. WWE: 4 Reasons John Cena's Title Reign Will Be a Long One

    Being a fan of John Cena is pretty taboo in the IWC these days. Many of us are tired of seeing him with the WWE Championship in tow (myself included), but whether we like it or not, John Cena is the face of the WWE...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 4,853 reads 56 comments

  16. WWE: 13 of the Flashiest Outfits in WWE History

    "If it ain't flashy and in high style what's the point?"—B.D. Neon The WWE is, or was, home to some of the most memorable and colorful people and personalities ever in professional wrestling...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 8,415 reads 44 comments

  17. WWE: CM Punk vs. Steve Austin; 2 Totally Different Birds

    I have seen quite a few times that the IWC believes CM Punk is our new "anti-hero." Time and time again I see Punk compared to Stone Cold Steve Austin and, frankly, I believe the comparisons just don't fit...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 1,352 reads 9 comments

  18. WWE: A or B Series 2: Lengthy or Short Championship Reigns?

    While perusing an article here on Bleacher Report I realized something. I find it sickening that Randy Orton can call himself a nine-time World Champion. I also find it preposterous that John Cena is now a 12-time World Champion...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 1,017 reads 43 comments

  19. WWE Night of Champions: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    Night of Champions was more of a disappointment than a shock tonight. WWE seems to keep leading us around in circles and giving us the hope that things may change, and ultimately, the status quo keeps being restored...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 759 reads 13 comments

  20. 9 of the Flashiest Entrances in WWE History

    A lot of the flare of a WWE event is lost without the superstars coming to the ring in an extravagant manner...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 3,019 reads 35 comments

  21. WWE Night of Champions: Why Randy Orton Will Hammer Mark Henry

    Imagine if you will that you are an over 400-pound man who has won a strongman competition that earned you the title of "World's Strongest Man...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 1,504 reads 19 comments

  22. WWE A or B Series 1: Yay or Nay on Title Unifications and the Brand Extension

    Hello, fellow Bleachers! It's been a couple months since I have been inspired to write, but I am back and as opinionated as ever! I want to introduce a new debate inspiring series that I will be calling "A or B...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about almost 3 years ago 1,345 reads 25 comments

  23. WWE: Playing Devil's Advocate with Our New "WWE Champion"

    He is absolutely everywhere right now. Our absentee WWE Champion is the hot name on everyone's lips right now, and rightfully so...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about 3 years ago 6,215 reads 67 comments

  24. WWE: CM Punk's Valid Point; Where Has The Rock Gone?

    The Internet Wrestling Community worldwide is ablaze right now because of CM Punk's shoot interview on Monday Night RAW this past week, and I am not here to dispute whether it was a full-on shoot or whether it was worked...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about 3 years ago 4,443 reads 43 comments

  25. WWE: Why the "Old Guard" Is Not the Answer to Our Woes

    It seems as though the popularity of the WWE has been in decline as of late. Pay-per-view buyrates are sinking, and I have seen a quite a bit of the IWC talking about how WWE can bolster itself back up from its ratings slump...

    Merlot Williams Written by Merlot Williams about 3 years ago 2,227 reads 23 comments