1. 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 20 days ago 37,889 reads 41 comments

  2. 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 20 days ago 14,360 reads 24 comments

  3. 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 20 days ago 28,544 reads 186 comments

  4. 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 20 days ago 38,116 reads 94 comments

  5. WWE SummerSlam 2015: Breaking Down Potential of Matches Added to PPV

    WWE SummerSlam 2015 has become a celebration of the tag team. The pay-per-view's lineup had expanded by three by the end of Monday's Raw. Each of the new additions is a tag bout; each one promises to be at least a bit of solid fun...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 21 days ago 23,802 reads 55 comments

  6. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Sheamus, Kane and More

    On Monday's Raw, WWE fans saw Sheamus return to action and end up only a failed cash-in away from becoming world champ, but Kane has still not shown his sneering face in weeks...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 21 days ago 19,311 reads 12 comments

  7. 'The Phenom vs. The Beast: SummerSlam Reckoning' Top Moments and Reaction

    By making Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar feel more like a collision of mythological beings than a match, The Phenom vs. The Beast: SummerSlam Reckoning bolstered the hype around SummerSlam 's main event...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 21 days ago 2,698 reads 7 comments

  8. Seth Rollins Lacking Momentum While John Cena Recovers from Injury

    His neck craned up toward the Jumbotron , Seth Rollins talked with a photo of John Cena . There was no pull-apart brawl, no intense showdown, no dastardly sneak attack; Rollins ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 21 days ago 5,935 reads 24 comments

  9. Stardust Storyline a Fascinating Case of WWE Breaking the 4th Wall

    Stardust's psychological unraveling and struggle with his own split personality is made even more intriguing by the fact that WWE is infusing a sort of metafiction into his storyline...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 22 days ago 59,100 reads 91 comments

  10. Roman Reigns Fan Incident Will Generate Sympathy from Naysayers

    A homemade Money in the Bank briefcase careening over the ring ropes and into the back of Roman Reigns' head served as a reminder of the Superstar's humanity...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 22 days ago 45,062 reads 165 comments

  11. WWE 2K16: Latest News and Rumors for Week of Aug. 10

    In many ways, WWE 2K16 won't just be an update of last year's game but an overhaul. The early word on the upcoming WWE video game is that 2K has implemented some significant changes when it comes to gameplay and controls...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 22 days ago 55,701 reads 68 comments

  12. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for August 10

    A TV superhero joins a roster in flux on the Aug. 10 edition of WWE Raw. WWE is set to welcome Arrow star Stephen Amell but could be without some major talent as SummerSlam nears...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 22 days ago 630,400 reads 168 comments

  13. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of August 3

    Anticipation for SummerSlam swelled when Paul Heyman sold WWE fans on a match he called "too big for WrestleMania," but the same was far from true when a tag team clash for the pay-per-view became official this week...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 25 days ago 12,008 reads 39 comments

  14. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of August 3

    As August kicked off, it was hard not to soak up the best WWE social media of the week without either getting teary-eyed or cracking up some point. Fans watched salutes to the late "Rowdy" Roddy Piper with moist eyes...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 25 days ago 4,242 reads 5 comments

  15. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize 'Divas Revolution' Storyline

    The WWE 's unfolding "Divas Revolution" storyline has the potential to create big matches, moments and momentum for the women's division. The key to that is to revolve the narrative around the Divas Championship...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 25 days ago 12,540 reads 67 comments

  16. Examining Hip-Hop's Enduring Fascination with Pro Wrestling

    Hip-hop has longed loved pro wrestling, perhaps in part because when rappers watch the larger-than-life characters in the ring, it's like looking at themselves in the mirror. As disparate as those two worlds are, they are also parallel in many ways..

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 26,982 reads 75 comments

  17. Brock Lesnar's NCAA Career Showed Glimpses of the WWE Star He Became

    Seconds after Brock Lesnar rolled Wes Hand onto his back, the NCAA standout heavyweight began springing off the floor in celebration, flexing his arms and roaring before he tore off his headgear and stared down his opponent...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 22,487 reads 22 comments

  18. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for Aug. 6

    When compiling the list of WWE NXT prospects ready to flourish on the main roster, don't forget Tyler Breeze's name. Sure Finn Balor is more exciting, Hideo Itami more renowned and Sami Zayn more proven, but Prince Pretty is a star in waiting...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 17,405 reads 32 comments

  19. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for August 6

    The first WWE SmackDown of August zeroes in on leading up to showdowns that are expected, but not yet official for SummerSlam . Superstars in line for the pay-per-view's potential midcard bouts await opportunities to notch big wins...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 9,572 reads 9 comments

  20. Recalling Babe Ruth's Stint as a Pro Wrestling Referee

    We remember Babe Ruth as a good many things: a New York Yankee, a top-tier slugger, a record-setter and an icon of the baseball diamond. But rarely do we think of his days as a pro wrestling referee...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 64,251 reads 17 comments

  21. Rob Van Dam's Potential WWE Farewell Tour Would Be Major Success

    While it may have been an offhand comment, Rob Van Dam handed WWE executives a stellar idea—the former world champ going on a farewell tour...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 27 days ago 41,029 reads 64 comments

  22. Finn Balor, Dana Brooke and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    For different reasons, WWE NXT stars Finn Balor and Dana Brooke had to feel as if they were soaring. Brooke found herself traveling with the main roster despite not being in the WWE developmental system for long...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 27 days ago 12,425 reads 16 comments

  23. Daniel Bryan Remaining on Sidelines a Result of WWE Being Overprotective

    A warrior at the ready, a wrestler awaiting the feel of the canvas under his boots, Daniel Bryan finds himself crashing into the blockade that is WWE 's hesitancy...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 27 days ago 45,617 reads 38 comments

  24. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: Paul Heyman Has Surpassed Bobby Heenan as Best Manager

    1. Paul Heyman Talking His Way to the Top To watch Bobby "The Brain" Heenan in his prime was to watch a master at his craft, a talent unparalleled, the Michael Jordan of pro wrestling managers...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 27 days ago 11,514 reads 41 comments

  25. Dana White Dismissing WWE as 'Fake' Is Hypocritical

    UFC President Dana White is happy to pocket the real money that "fake" wrestlers bring to UFC. He's happy to see pay-per-view buys go up and interest climb when men who built their names in WWE make their way to the Octagon...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 28 days ago 77,203 reads 250 comments