1. 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 27 days ago 12,565 reads 67 comments

  2. 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 28 days ago 26,989 reads 75 comments

  3. 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 28 days ago 22,500 reads 22 comments

  4. 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 28 days ago 17,406 reads 32 comments

  5. 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 28 days ago 9,576 reads 9 comments

  6. 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 28 days ago 64,268 reads 17 comments

  7. 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 29 days ago 41,109 reads 64 comments

  8. 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 29 days ago 12,452 reads 16 comments

  9. 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 29 days ago 45,955 reads 38 comments

  10. 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 29 days ago 11,518 reads 41 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 77,232 reads 250 comments

  12. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Brock Lesnar, Undertaker and More

    Top billing goes to Brock Lesnar and Undertaker both at SummerSlam 2015 and in the week's biggest WWE rumors. For Lesnar, rumblings are traveling across the Internet about an unexpected gimmick that was reportedly pitched for him years ago...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 32,087 reads 15 comments

  13. Biggest Takeaways from 'Stone Cold' Steve Austin's Podcast with Paige

    In sitting down with Paige on the WWE Network following Monday's Raw, Steve Austin held a magnifying glass over the former Divas champion's grit and iron will...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 70,071 reads 116 comments

  14. John Cena vs. Seth Rollins Is Chance to Truly Elevate the WWE World Champion

    Dismantling a wounded hero in John Cena on a major stage is exactly what Seth Rollins needs. After so many months of the WWE world champ relying on his cronies, ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 36,127 reads 190 comments

  15. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from Aug. 3

    You know it's a successful WWE Raw when the final match kicks off and you glance at the clock and say, "Oh, it's ending already?" That's what happened Monday night despite nothing monumental unfolding...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 275,926 reads 699 comments

  16. Roddy Piper Was Vital Figure in WWE's Rise to National Prominence

    You can't tell the story of WWE's evolution into the sports-entertainment giant that it is today without "Rowdy" Roddy Piper...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 12,704 reads 10 comments

  17. WWE 2K16: Latest News and Rumors for Week of Aug. 3

    In what has become an annual tradition, as the summer begins to wane, the hoopla for WWE 2K16 starts to swell...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 26,518 reads 18 comments

  18. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for August 3

    A broken nose leaves the first WWE Raw of August minus one megastar, but a beast is on his way as a more-than-suitable replacement...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 68,866 reads 181 comments

  19. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of July 27

    WWE 's oft-neglected roster members nabbed the spotlight this week. On Monday's Raw, the recently energized Divas division showed off two of its most talented women. On NXT , tag team wrestling was back in vogue...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 13,772 reads 34 comments

  20. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of July 27

    WWE 's best social media featured unexpected mash-ups, collisions of worlds and a welcoming of famous faces to the wrestling domain. Twitter and Instagram were there to catch Seth Rollins invading The Daily Show once more...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 3,741 reads 2 comments

  21. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for July 31

    Tag teams dominated center stage on the latest edition of WWE NXT , allowing some lesser-known prospects to make their marks by way of armbars and stomps to the ribs...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 8,551 reads 24 comments

  22. Best Candidates for an Undertaker-Like Undefeated Streak at SummerSlam

    With Undertaker's undefeated streak at WrestleMania now over, WWE would be wise to begin a new journey that morphs a wrestler from man to immortal at SummerSlam ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 35,344 reads 58 comments

  23. John Cena's Broken Nose and the Pro Wrestler's 'The Show Must Go on' Mindset

    John Cena battling on during the main event of Monday's Raw with a bloodied, broken nose is the kind of gutsy, hard-to-fathom act that we've come to expect from the superheroes of the squared circle...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 54,191 reads 42 comments

  24. WWE Armchair Booking: How to Maximize Brock Lesnar vs. Undertaker Buildup

    The renewed feud between Brock Lesnar and Undertaker began so explosively that WWE has to wait to truly light the next fuse or risk diluting the buildup to their marquee match at SummerSlam ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 17,124 reads 27 comments

  25. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for July 30

    The final WWE SmackDown of July zeroes in on a select portion of the roster, on a select set of feuds escalating on the road to SummerSlam . In the main event, Kevin Owens has an opportunity to make up for his recent string of losses.

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 4,333 reads 7 comments