1. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize Naomi's Heel Turn

    Vexation inspired Naomi to join the heel ranks. WWE can ride that emotion for months, allowing fans to watch a warrior unwind. Even as sudden and out of nowhere as Naomi's turn was, it will work...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 10,524 reads 35 comments

  2. B/R WWE and NXT Fantasy Draft

    B/R's WWE NXT fantasy draft was a reminder of just how much beauty (and a pro wrestler's potential) is in the eye of the beholder...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 33,121 reads 61 comments

  3. Examining How WWE Can Utilize Jimmy Uso While His Brother Recovers from Surgery

    Jimmy Uso finds himself without a partner and without a rudder unless WWE gets creative. His brother, Jey , is hurt. A shoulder injury is set to keep him out of action...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 13,787 reads 18 comments

  4. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for April 16

    London welcomes WWE once again on the April 16 edition of SmackDown . The O2 Arena in England's capital city hosted Monday's Raw and now opens its doors for Superstars in search of victories before Extreme Rules...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 10 days ago 17,573 reads 30 comments

  5. Finn Balor, the Briscoe Brothers and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    It appears more and more likely that Finn Balor will make the jump from NXT to WWE in short time, while a recent announcement shuts down the idea of The Briscoe Brothers heading to the developmental system...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 11 days ago 21,894 reads 26 comments

  6. WWE Misses the Mark with Sheamus-Dolph Ziggler Match Stipulation

    (Note: The following article contains spoilers for Thursday's SmackDown .) On the most extreme night of the WWE calendar, officials have decided that Sheamus and ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 11 days ago 50,910 reads 65 comments

  7. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: The Authority Storyline Has to Start Winding Down

    1. The Authority Has Run Its Course The Authority should have been put to rest at Survivor Series when Dolph Ziggler and Sting pushed the group out of WWE, but the company brought this stable and this repetitive, droning narrative back...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 11 days ago 68,992 reads 132 comments

  8. Projecting When Kevin Owens, Other NXT Stars Will Make Move to WWE Roster

    Whenever Kevin Owens pounds some unlucky NXT wrestler into the mat, it's hard not to wonder just when we will see him issue that kind of punishment on the WWE main roster. The depth of NXT 's talent pool goes far beyond Owens, though...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 11 days ago 37,185 reads 102 comments

  9. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Daniel Bryan, Paige and More

    Injuries, of both the real-life and storyline variety, led to the two biggest WWE rumors of the week as fans hold their breath about Daniel Bryan and perhaps wish Paige adieu for the moment...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 21,989 reads 33 comments

  10. Analyzing What Russian Chain Match Stipulation Adds to John Cena vs. Rusev

    WWE reached into wrestling's past to find a perfectly apropos stipulation for when John Cena and Rusev go to battle again: a Russian Chain match...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 27,063 reads 59 comments

  11. WWE's Patient Approach to Building Up Neville Is the Right Move

    Neville's story is one of a rookie brimming with promise and foreshadowing greatness as he tangles with some of WWE 's best. This story doesn't need him to pile up wins...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 29,094 reads 75 comments

  12. Imagining a Reintroduction of the WWE Hardcore Championship in the PG Era

    The PG Era need not be a blockade to the WWE Hardcore Championship's return. Make some adjustments to the battles surrounding that defunct title and it fits right in with today's programming...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 36,463 reads 91 comments

  13. Power Ranking the Most Impressive Strikers in WWE Today

    Style and savagery merge when WWE Superstars demonstrate where the art of striking is today. Roman Reigns emulates Superman as he swings his fists. Daniel Bryan and Cesaro add a European flair to their uppercuts...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 18,704 reads 64 comments

  14. Scouting Report for Top Prospects from WWE's New Class of NXT Recruits

    Bodybuilders, indy stars and a ballroom dancer comprise the newest stream of incoming WWE talent, a class of NXT rookies diverse in both background and nationality. Of the 11 new faces, just four hail from the United States...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 33,846 reads 40 comments

  15. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for April 13

    If nothing else, expect an electric audience on the April 13 edition of WWE Raw. Last week's show suffered from a lack of surprises and noteworthy action...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 66,128 reads 135 comments

  16. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of April 6

    WWE counteracted the sting of AJ Lee's career ending by excelling in its presentation of emerging stars Neville and Hideo Itami . Neville twice stepped into the ring this week, once with the world champ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 31,475 reads 53 comments

  17. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of April 6

    Out of a celebration of NXT personalities, Superstars invading Europe and AJ Lee saying adieu emerged the best WWE social media of the week. Enzo Amore got some love from the Phoenix Suns' Twitter account...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 5,895 reads 6 comments

  18. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for April 10

    Hideo Itami is morphing into the in-ring artist WWE believed him to be when it brought him in from Japan to do his work on NXT canvases...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 7,834 reads 10 comments

  19. WWE's Future Will Be Anchored by Smaller, Sleeker Athletes

    WWE fans are witnessing an evolution in progress as the sports entertainment giant is forced to welcome the smaller warriors of the world...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 84,369 reads 128 comments

  20. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize Kalisto's Arrival to Main Roster

    Kalisto is a live wire of a wrestler, and WWE has to find a place to funnel his electricity to make the most of his stay on the main roster...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 8,461 reads 11 comments

  21. AJ Lee's WWE Retirement Was Inevitable Due to Relationship with CM Punk

    In retrospect, WWE fans should have been savoring every AJ Lee moment after CM Punk left the company. His departure and the subsequent controversy created an impossible situation for AJ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 87,342 reads 78 comments

  22. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for April 9

    Daniel Bryan's name is on the marquee once again for the latest edition of WWE SmackDown . As WWE continues to shine a spotlight on the Intercontinental Championship, Bryan has found himself closing the show several times now...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 13,695 reads 17 comments

  23. Finn Balor, Hugo Knox and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    Finn Balor 's rapid progress at WWE NXT continues, while an injury has slowed Hugo Knox's journey. Balor continues to be asked to tour with the main roster, leaving one to assume that his call-up isn't far away...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 18 days ago 25,708 reads 37 comments

  24. Gauging the Potential for a Dean Ambrose Heel Turn

    His momentum stagnant, Dean Ambrose has to be hoping for change, for a storm to come rushing in and reshape the present. A heel turn is often the solution fans pine for when a WWE star slides from the spotlight...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 18 days ago 19,239 reads 59 comments

  25. Best Candidates to Replace Steve Austin on WWE's 'Tough Enough'

    Tough Enough , WWE 's behind-the-curtain look at aspiring wrestlers, is returning, but without hard-nosed, charismatic host Steve Austin...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 18 days ago 14,098 reads 32 comments