1. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize Ryback-Bray Wyatt Feud

    If WWE focuses more on the intensifying feud between Ryback and Bray Wyatt, it can craft itself a resilient hero and a fearsome monster...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 15,784 reads 90 comments

  2. Vince Russo Is Off-Base with Recent Sami Zayn Comments

    Vince Russo doesn't see a star when he looks at Sami Zayn ; he sees the next Dean Malenko . Zayn will prove him wrong. While the Montreal native doesn't fit the typical WWE mold, Zayn has shown he can connect with the crowd like few others.

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 20,689 reads 84 comments

  3. Analyzing WWE Network's Most Recent Programming Additions

    WWE Network programs continue to grow more plentiful, but not every offering one can harvest is satiating. Some of what's new on the streaming service is simply for visual snacking...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 7,654 reads 11 comments

  4. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for May 7

    The spotlight hits the tag team division on the first WWE SmackDown of May. The New Day, the giddy tag team champions who spent much of Monday's Raw congratulating themselves, ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 10,598 reads 13 comments

  5. Sami Zayn, 'Behind the Curtain' and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    WWE NXT garnered a wealth of exposure in the early part of May as Sami Zayn challenged John Cena on Raw and ESPN allowed the world to peek into the developmental system via its WWE : Behind the Curtain special...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 21,692 reads 29 comments

  6. How to Energize WWE Product Until Brock Lesnar Finally Returns

    A tremendous Raw on Monday offered the blueprint for how WWE can gain momentum until Brock Lesnar begins to prowl ringside once again. WWE offered fans surprises, fresh faces and a well-timed cameo from a Hall of Famer ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 46,482 reads 126 comments

  7. 'WWE Behind the Curtain': Biggest Takeaways from ESPN Documentary

    For non-wrestling fans, ESPN's WWE : Behind the Curtain documentary was a potential entry point into the circus that is the squared circle, a means to help understand this crazy business...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 40,917 reads 71 comments

  8. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: WWE's Recent Transparency Adding to Its Appeal

    1. Opening the Curtain Opens Doors WWE is the puppet master who has decided to let the audience see the strings...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 66,492 reads 98 comments

  9. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Sami Zayn, Undertaker and More

    Sami Zayn 's injury is the latest example of how difficult it is at times to separate reality from storyline in the WWE world. Thankfully, a trusted source for WWE rumors has the lowdown on what's up with the former NXT star' s shoulder...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 61,653 reads 52 comments

  10. Booking Mistakes WWE Must Avoid in Tamina Snuka's Run as Naomi's Muscle

    Tamina Snuka stormed back into WWE after a year of recovering from injury, dressed in black, her hair braided on the side, once again playing the part of a bodyguard. This time it's as Naomi's heavy...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 25,413 reads 39 comments

  11. 'WWE Behind the Curtain': TV Schedule and ESPN Documentary Preview

    With WWE : Behind The Curtain , ESPN is set to welcome us inside the inner workings of the machine that is the sports entertainment giant...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 29,432 reads 21 comments

  12. Dean Ambrose Injects Needed Energy into Payback Main Event

    Adding Dean Ambrose to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at Payback cranks up the voltage at the main event. A Triple Threat now becomes an electric Fatal 4-Way thanks to a live wire joining the fray...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 28,950 reads 187 comments

  13. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from May 4

    It wasn't just the rowdy, spirited Montreal fans who made the May 4 edition of WWE Raw such a blast. Inspiration clearly spurred on the creative team. Surprises popped up all night...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 152,680 reads 364 comments

  14. Hulk Hogan's Potential WrestleMania 32 Bout Has to Be a Tag Team Match

    Hulk Hogan stepping into the ring at WrestleMania 32 is an insane idea, but making sure he's in a tag team contest tempers that insanity. If Hogan is dead set on making a comeback, the only feasible way to do it is to make him a glorified manager..

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 24,301 reads 73 comments

  15. Power Ranking Bad News Barrett and Every King of the Ring Winner

    Bad News Barrett added his name to WWE's royal lineage by taking home the King of the Ring crown last week. A hurried tournament and a lack of hype holds him back, though, from becoming one of the most iconic winners of the tournament...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 29,819 reads 46 comments

  16. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for May 4

    It's time to crank up the hype machine on the May 4 edition of Raw — WWE Payback is fast approaching...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 50,255 reads 73 comments

  17. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of April 27

    Powerhouses, women warriors and a newly crowned king grabbed hold of WWE fans at the close of April. Extreme Rules disappointed in its level of violence, but WWE made up for it with the surprise of bringing back the King of the Ring tournament...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 17,758 reads 26 comments

  18. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of April 27

    As April came to a close, WWE's social media paid tribute to a coronation, the folks willing to put their pride on the line for a chance at squared-circle glory and a member of the wrestling family who died...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 3,294 reads 3 comments

  19. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for May 1

    Becky Lynch forced her way up the WWE NXT big board; Kevin Owens continues to close in on Sami Zayn. Wednesday's NXT showcased the Divas division, as Dana Brooke, Carmella, Bayley and Alexa Bliss all appeared in some form...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 4,648 reads 9 comments

  20. Biggest Takeaways from Chris Jericho's Podcast with Stephanie McMahon

    Chris Jericho coaxed many a good story out of Stephanie McMahon, but Thursday's live podcast made it clear just how much of a shift fans will see with Y2J, instead of Steve Austin , at the helm of these interviews...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 12,568 reads 7 comments

  21. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize Stardust in 2015

    WWE has already hinted at the narrative that would propel Stardust to a memorable 2015; it simply has to act on it. Having the off-kilter, face-painted heel unravel due to identity issues would result in him stealing the show this summer...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 21,679 reads 55 comments

  22. WrestleMania's Financial Success Will Further WWE's Confidence in Roman Reigns

    With Roman Reigns at the top of the card, WWE WrestleMania 31 raked in unprecedented amounts of money. The staggering numbers associated with the pay-per-view make a formidable case to keep Reigns in that very spot for a long time to come...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 18,340 reads 80 comments

  23. Projecting What WWE's 'Tough Enough' Reboot Should Look Like

    When WWE Tough Enough returns to the airwaves in June, it will be reshaped. Expect the reality show to welcome more influence from social media, overlap with NXT and feature a host of new faces in leadership positions...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 20,223 reads 41 comments

  24. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for April 30

    A week packed with action wraps up with the April 30 of WWE SmackDown. Following Extreme Rules and the unexpected return of King of the Ring, WWE offers fans a Tag Team Championship rematch, a battle of powerhouses and a meeting of midcarders...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 5,290 reads 11 comments

  25. WWE King of the Ring 2015: Projecting Impact of Bad News Barrett's Victory

    Bad News Barrett being able to boast that he is WWE 's King of the Ring changes his career trajectory, but it won't have him jettisoning into the main event...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 35,726 reads 71 comments