1. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for August 20

    The go-home edition of WWE SmackDown provides a glimpse into what's ahead at SummerSlam ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 1,554 reads 4 comments

  2. WWE SummerSlam 2015: Date, Start Time, Matches, Live Stream, PPV Info

    WWE SummerSlam 2015 will be rich with star power as the sports entertainment giant looks to have its summer pay-per-view feel more and more like a second WrestleMania. Undertaker is set to wrestle at his first SummerSlam since 2008...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 21,103 reads 13 comments

  3. TakeOver: Brooklyn, Tough Enough and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    What to expect at NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn when it arrives and what's next for two former Tough Enough contestants headline the newest round of WWE developmental news. On the night before SummerSlam, NXT travels to Brooklyn for its latest live special...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 10,054 reads 20 comments

  4. Paul Heyman's 7 Greatest Moments as a Wrestling Manager

    Paul Heyman adds to his overflowing collection of highlights each week. WWE fans are witnessing the peak of the best manager the wrestling business has seen...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 10,788 reads 20 comments

  5. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: John Cena Breaking Ric Flair's Record Is Inevitable

    1. Count on 17-plus world title reigns for John Cena Cena isn't just chasing down Seth Rollins at SummerSlam ; he's on the hunt for Ric Flair's record...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 4,806 reads 54 comments

  6. Brock Lesnar Has Become the Centerpiece of the Modern SummerSlam

    Brock Lesnar has become what Hulk Hogan once was for WWE SummerSlam : its central figure and star attraction. The marquee for SummerSlam 2015 has The Beast Incarnate's name on it...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 11 days ago 12,562 reads 27 comments

  7. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around The Rock, Kevin Owens and More

    Will The Rock be at SummerSlam ? Does a WWE producer have it in for Kevin Owens? The newest round of WWE rumors initiates those questions but doesn't exactly provide satisfying answers...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 11 days ago 42,215 reads 33 comments

  8. Jon Stewart, Stephen Amell and the Anatomy of Ideal WWE Celebrity Crossovers

    In Jon Stewart and Stephen Amell , S ummerSlam welcomes a wisecracker and a dapper hero from outside the WWE world, two men who have successfully made the jump from celebrity to squared-circle participant...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 11 days ago 7,595 reads 23 comments

  9. Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar Feud Defying Traditional Babyface-Heel Roles

    Undertaker and Brock Lesnar exist on a different plane than their WWE counterparts; they are Typhon and Zeus battling in the sky above the gladiators of the squared circle...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 67,920 reads 52 comments

  10. Examining Pre-WWE History of Kevin Owens vs. Cesaro Rivalry

    Since Kevin Owens and Cesaro have been clawing at each other during their days on the independent circuit, their rivalry has always felt like it was on the verge of greatness, but it never actually got there...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 8,596 reads 13 comments

  11. Examining the Pros and Cons of Having a Long-Reigning WWE Champion

    When a wrestler holds onto the WWE World Heavyweight Championship long enough for that reign to be called a dynasty, the arc of the narrative changes, new opportunities arise and the significance of a change in empire is far greater...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 35,353 reads 52 comments

  12. WWE 2K16: Latest News and Rumors for Week of Aug. 17

    Just who will be doing the dropkicking and clotheslining in WWE 2K16 is not yet fully clear, but fans now know just what tracks will be playing as they issue those virtual smackdowns ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 31,618 reads 35 comments

  13. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for August 17

    A pair of leviathans will surface on the Aug. 17 edition of WWE Raw, the go-home show for SummerSlam 2015...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 91,619 reads 120 comments

  14. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of Aug. 10

    The list of those who contributed to WWE's biggest highlights this week starts off with expected names in Cesaro and Kevin Owens, includes the emerging Bayley and ends with a man not even on the roster—Stephen Amell...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 15 days ago 14,288 reads 39 comments

  15. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of August 10

    An outsider was the star of WWE 's social media this week, as actor Stephen Amell burst into the squared circle in emphatic fashion...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 15 days ago 3,427 reads 1 comments

  16. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize Ryback vs. Big Show vs. the Miz

    WWE needs to use SummerSlam on August 23 as the jump-start that Ryback 's WWE Intercontinental Championship reign so desperately needs...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 1,756 reads 14 comments

  17. Comparing John Cena vs. Seth Rollins to Ultimate Warrior vs. Hulk Hogan

    The ideal ending to the WWE World Heavyweight Championship match at SummerSlam 2015 is to have Seth Rollins lift his arms in the air in celebration, one title ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 20,624 reads 85 comments

  18. Most Poorly Booked WWE Champions of All Time

    WWE is making the wrong kind of history with Seth Rollins. His reign as WWE world heavyweight champ is among the worst-booked turns with the belt. It's a rare case of the title slowing one's momentum...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 55,953 reads 80 comments

  19. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for Aug. 13

    To stand out when WWE NXT is so stacked with talent right now must feel like playing the harmonica while a orchestra blares a symphony on the same stage...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 2,639 reads 12 comments

  20. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for August 13

    The Aug. 13 edition of WWE SmackDown acts as a SummerSlam preview. The show will feature variants of bouts set for the marquee pay-per-view, three times over. The Divas Elimination match gets trimmed down to a one-on-one affair...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 2,550 reads 3 comments

  21. Exploring the Strange History of Pro Wrestlers Battling Bears

    With muzzles over their mouths, their claws removed and their front teeth taken out, surrounded by the ring ropes and a curious crowd, bears once found themselves in the thick of pro wrestling promoters' drives to increase ticket sales...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 10,178 reads 14 comments

  22. Ronda Rousey's Pro Wrestling Fandom a Godsend for WWE

    Ronda Rousey is proof that a key component in the formula for acquiring WWE talent is luck. A major pay-per-view draw, a skilled fighter, transcendent star and complete bad ass will one day step into a WWE ring again...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 37,864 reads 41 comments

  23. CJ Parker, TakeOver: Brooklyn and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    CJ Parker is not coming back to WWE NXT — not for TakeOver : Brooklyn, not ever. Fans of the pro-environment character learned this week that Parker is stepping away from the mat game...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 14,341 reads 24 comments

  24. Is Top NXT Talent Being Wasted on WWE Roster?

    Talent is getting lost in the translation as it travels from NXT to WWE 's main roster. Kevin Owens' claws have dulled since making that move. Kalisto finds himself crammed onto a stage where spotlight is hard to come by...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 28,531 reads 187 comments

  25. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: Cesaro Will Be WWE's Next Daniel Bryan

    1. Cesaro Section Growing As was the case with Daniel Bryan, it will be the fans who jettison Cesaro into the main event picture...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 38,061 reads 94 comments