1. 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 17 days ago 42,648 reads 32 comments

  2. 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 18 days ago 7,632 reads 21 comments

  3. 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 18 days ago 68,193 reads 52 comments

  4. 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 18 days ago 8,733 reads 13 comments

  5. 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 18 days ago 35,389 reads 52 comments

  6. 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 19 days ago 31,723 reads 35 comments

  7. 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 19 days ago 91,674 reads 120 comments

  8. 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 21 days ago 14,298 reads 38 comments

  9. 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 22 days ago 3,439 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 22 days ago 1,778 reads 13 comments

  11. 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 22 days ago 20,709 reads 84 comments

  12. 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 22 days ago 55,996 reads 79 comments

  13. 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 23 days ago 2,670 reads 12 comments

  14. 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 23 days ago 2,563 reads 3 comments

  15. 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 23 days ago 10,224 reads 14 comments

  16. 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 23 days ago 37,935 reads 41 comments

  17. 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 23 days ago 14,374 reads 24 comments

  18. 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 23 days ago 28,565 reads 186 comments

  19. 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 24 days ago 38,197 reads 94 comments

  20. 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 24 days ago 23,818 reads 55 comments

  21. 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 24 days ago 19,488 reads 12 comments

  22. '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 25 days ago 2,713 reads 7 comments

  23. 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 25 days ago 5,941 reads 24 comments

  24. 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 25 days ago 59,124 reads 91 comments

  25. 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 25 days ago 45,117 reads 165 comments