1. Lana's Expected Absence Is Major Opportunity for Rusev to Grow as a Mic Worker

    We're about to see what Rusev 's gait looks like when he walks without a crutch. Lana is set to temporarily step away from the screen, clearing a path for The Bulgarian Brute to find his own voice on the microphone...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 41,301 reads 90 comments

  2. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for March 5

    The Intercontinental Championship picture takes center stage on t he March 5 edition of WWE SmackDown . The main event features the IC champ and three men who have recently made their desire to possess that title clear...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 11,965 reads 14 comments

  3. Imagining a Physical WWE Hall of Fame

    The WWE Hall of Fame only exists in an abstract sense right now. Rick Steamboat has entered it. So has Mick Foley. Fans cannot. That is, until WWE constructs a physical version of the institution...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 7,019 reads 33 comments

  4. Adrian Neville, Samoa Joe and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    WWE NXT fans have reason to be excited as the latest tide of news comes in. Adrian Neville is willing to bet that he is headed to the main roster soon, and Samoa Joe looks set to follow a return to Ring of Honor with a run in developmental...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 37,044 reads 44 comments

  5. Jim Ross Is Absolutely Right About Brock Lesnar's WWE-UFC Future

    Brock Lesnar stands at a fork in the road, one path circling back to WWE , the other taking him to UFC again. While he mulls that choice over, Jim Ross has offered him some on-the-nose advice...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 65,702 reads 62 comments

  6. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: WWE Spoiling Bad News Barrett's IC Title Reign

    1. Bad News Barrett Suffering Leading Up to WrestleMania There has been a lot of talk about prestige surrounding the Intercontinental Championship as of late...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 34,046 reads 91 comments

  7. Damien Mizdow Is Smartest Choice to Win Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal

    The fuse is ready to hit the dynamite. It's time for Damien Mizdow to explode, to leave the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal with a bounty of momentum...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 22,876 reads 112 comments

  8. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Brock Lesnar, Samoa Joe and More

    A theme of arrivals and exits has emerged in the week's batch of WWE rumors, including word on whether Brock Lesnar is on his way out and if Samoa Joe is headed to NXT ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 72,194 reads 84 comments

  9. Curtis Axel's Current Gimmick Is Reviving His WWE Career

    Not getting a chance to enter the Royal Rumble has turned out to be the elixir for Curtis Axel's WWE ailing career...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 54,362 reads 45 comments

  10. WWE Makes Small Step in Showcasing Divas Division, Needs to Take More

    Unless you're in a Franz Kafka novel, metamorphoses don't happen overnight, as we saw with WWE 's response to the recent backlash over the mistreatment of the Divas division...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 57,733 reads 51 comments

  11. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from March 2

    The talking-heavy edition of WWE Raw on March 2 was a demonstration of how the company's storytelling skills can be both incredible and incompetent...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 141,280 reads 557 comments

  12. Sheamus Will Be Key to Filling Void Left by Part-Time Stars Post-WrestleMania

    When all the confetti is swept up at WrestleMania 31, when Levi's Stadium is quiet and all of WWE 's part-timers step out of the spotlight, Sheamus will truly gain momentum...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 28,799 reads 73 comments

  13. Is Daniel Bryan Being Overlooked for WrestleMania by WWE's Creative Team?

    Who Daniel Bryan ends up kicking in the chest at WrestleMania is clearly not a priority for WWE Creative. The beloved star is an afterthought heading into the biggest show of the year...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 38,240 reads 269 comments

  14. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for March 2

    Major questions permeate the March 2 edition of WWE Raw. What's the company's relationship with the world champ right now? Will the Divas division continue to get neglected ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 55,456 reads 77 comments

  15. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of February 23

    Proving grounds dotted the WWE landscape in the last week of February. At Fastlane, Cesaro and Tyson Kidd thrived when given the chance to climb to the top of the tag team division...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 12,045 reads 49 comments

  16. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of February 23

    WWE social media was the home of issued challenges as February came to a close. Seth Rollins called out Jon Stewart again but this time from a more uncomfortable distance...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 8,108 reads 13 comments

  17. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for February 27

    As thrilling as the in-ring action is in WWE NXT, the progress of prospects is often just as enthralling...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 7,371 reads 19 comments

  18. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize Cesaro and Tyson Kidd's Title Reign

    Thanks to swift feet and stiff uppercuts, Cesaro and Tyson Kidd are WWE's new tag team champs. Their title reign is a chance to elevate both men and to produce a collection of memorable matches...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 21,907 reads 79 comments

  19. WWE WrestleMania 2015: Power Ranking Every Card in PPV's History

    For WWE WrestleMania 2015 to surpass WrestleMania XIX and WrestleMania X-Seven, it will require a herculean effort. Those events were WWE at its best, brimming with drama, drenched in spectacle...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 182,336 reads 225 comments

  20. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for February 26

    Following Fastlane , there is still plenty of animosity to go around on the Feb. 26 edition of WWE SmackDown . Dolph Ziggler leads the way against The Authority again...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 11,816 reads 8 comments

  21. Examining Ways WWE Can Better Showcase Divas Division

    If WWE is serious about better utilizing its Divas division, the blueprint to do so is not complicated. Widen the stage on which the women work. Hand them improved narratives that climax as dramatically as the male-centered ones do...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 24,949 reads 85 comments

  22. Baron Corbin, Solomon Crowe and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    Baron Corbin's potential new partner and Solomon Crowe's quick thinking highlight the latest WWE NXT news. Officials are reportedly considering giving Corbin a female ally. A woman involved in a car accident found an unexpected ally in Crowe...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 31,273 reads 51 comments

  23. Examining the Impact of Undertaker's Potential WrestleMania Return on the Streak

    The Undertaker 's expected return to WrestleMania puts WWE in a storytelling bind. Every path WWE Creative can take with Bray Wyatt vs. Undertaker is lined with pitfalls...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 94,853 reads 186 comments

  24. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: Daniel Bryan Will Be Left out of WrestleMania Spotlight

    1. No Room at the Big Star's Table at WrestleMania for Daniel Bryan When Fastlane ended, two WrestleMania matches were official and two were clearly on the horizon. Sting forced his way into a showdown with Triple H...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 77,099 reads 361 comments

  25. Analyzing the History of Women's Wrestling at WrestleMania

    Recounting the women's wrestling portion of WrestleMania won't take long. The Showcase of the Immortals has certainly not been the showcase of WWE's female athletes. Instead, it acts as a microcosm for the issues with how WWE undervalues its women...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 months ago 19,451 reads 41 comments