1. Examining the History of WWE's Connection with Pro Athletes

    WWE has long looked to pro athletes to bring star power and spectacle to its own sports-like circus. In an effort to stretch beyond its own core market and attract a more mainstream ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 19,430 reads 25 comments

  2. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for Sept. 8

    After a dreadful show last week, WWE is set to atone itself with a Steel Cage match and a SummerSlam rematch on the Sept. 8 edition of Raw. Raw has to compete with Monday Night Football for the first time this year...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 41,802 reads 72 comments

  3. Stock Up, Stock Down for WWE NXT Prospects After Sept. 4

    A batch of less familiar names most improved their stock on the first WWE NXT in September. NXT Takeover 2 may belong to the top prospects, but this night was more of a showcase for those who were trying to catch up to them...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 9,889 reads 13 comments

  4. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of Sept. 1

    WWE hit both peaks and valleys in its storytelling this week. On the positive side of things, the company found a fun role for Damien Sandow and amped up Goldust and Stardust's animosity with The Usos ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 15,428 reads 39 comments

  5. Jerry Springer Talks Upcoming WWE Raw Appearance in Exclusive Interview

    If you were thinking that the feud between Nikki and Brie Bella was starting to feel like an episode of The Jerry Springer Show , you were right on. The longtime talk show host is headed to WWE Raw on Sept...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 22,952 reads 79 comments

  6. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of Sept. 1

    The biggest positive of the latest installment of The Bella Twins storyline was the amusing social media it inspired from WWE fans. Many of the week's best tweets focused on the corny "Growing Up Bella" segments on Raw...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 14,753 reads 29 comments

  7. Examining What Rusev and WWE's 2014 Rookies Need to Move Up the Card

    Rusev has spent 2014 climbing up the WWE mountain and needs only a few lunging steps to reach the next tier. Extend the duration of his battles and earn him more animosity from the crowd, and Rusev 's rise will continue...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 34,534 reads 76 comments

  8. 5 Female Indy Wrestlers Who Would Thrive at WWE NXT

    The independent wrestling circuit offers WWE firecrackers and warriors to replenish the NXT Divas division...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 28,813 reads 66 comments

  9. WWE SmackDown: Spoiler-Free Preview for September 5

    A massive tag match featuring massive men headlines the Sept. 5 edition of WWE SmackDown . John Cena joins a bevy of marquee names in the top match...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 15,464 reads 11 comments

  10. Goldust and Stardust vs. The Usos Will Be Night of Champions' Sleeper Feud

    Night of Champions has a dark horse hit in the making in Goldust and Stardust challenging The Usos . The intensity of the feud points to these two teams meeting at the upcoming ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 11,559 reads 47 comments

  11. Veronica Lane, Solomon Crowe and Latest WWE NXT Developmental News

    WWE NXT is now minus Veronica Lane and will be without Solomon Crowe for the near future. Lane announced her exit from WWE developmental. An injury will delay Crowe's NXT TV debut...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 31,628 reads 48 comments

  12. Night of Champions Is Major Chance for Dolph Ziggler to Continue Momentum

    Dolph Ziggler 's resurgence will continue at Night of Champions. His recently announced Intercontinental Championship match against The Miz offers him a stage on which to do what he does best: steal the show...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 10,738 reads 46 comments

  13. Analyzing Brock Lesnar and WWE's History of Part-Time Champions

    It feels as if WWE is venturing into new territory by crowning a part-time champion in Brock Lesnar , but in a way the company is simply circling back to the way things used to be...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 45,621 reads 128 comments

  14. Examining How to Make the Most out of Bo Dallas and Jack Swagger Feud

    Bo Dallas and Jack Swagger meet each other at a crossroads, a heel in the process of making his name and a babyface slipping from the spotlight...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 11,364 reads 39 comments

  15. Tracing the History of WWE Using Russians as Heels

    WWE villains have often worn communist red rather than black hats. Russia has long been a source of heels for the company whether the wrestlers are actual Russians or not...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 22,342 reads 33 comments

  16. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Brock Lesnar, Batista and More

    The possibility of Brock Lesnar showing up to SmackDown and Batista coming back for WrestleMania are the biggest buzz-creators in the WWE rumor mill this week...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 47,750 reads 21 comments

  17. WWE Is Missing the Mark with Bella Twins Storyline

    The story of The Bella Twins' infighting is a train on its side, its wheels spinning, the track somewhere far behind it. WWE has flubbed the Nikki Bella vs...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 107,984 reads 153 comments

  18. Latest News and Rumors Surrounding WWE 2K15 for Sept. 1

    Developers have clearly focused on improving the graphics and animation for WWE 2K15 . A behind-the-scenes video shows 2K Sports putting great effort into improving the visual elements of the game...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 41,528 reads 25 comments

  19. Batista vs. Triple H at WrestleMania 31 Would Be Wisest Use of 'The Animal'

    Batista vs. Triple H at WrestleMania 31 would be such a perfect fit that it feels predestined to happen. Few times does WWE have such an obvious choice before it...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 16,486 reads 40 comments

  20. Remembering the 20 Greatest Moments in the History of WCW Monday Nitro

    When fans tuned into WCW Monday Nitro , they knew to expect just about anything, from major title changes to wrestlers from the rival company showing up to hilarity courtesy of Chris Jericho...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 77,825 reads 78 comments

  21. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for Sept. 1

    The world champ may have the Labor Day edition of WWE Raw off, but John Cena will be working to send another statement Brock Lesnar 's way...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 136,707 reads 90 comments

  22. Curtis Axel Will Struggle to Stay Relevant During Ryback's Recovery from Surgery

    Curtis Axel's plane will veer downward now that his co-pilot Ryback is at home healing up. Axel's biggest opportunities as of late came by way of the tag team division...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 21,162 reads 60 comments

  23. Breaking Down the Best and Worst of the WWE for Week of Aug. 25

    Villainy and viciousness delivered the best WWE moments of the week. From Randy Orton channeling his inner predator to Goldust and Stardust becoming more savage, fans saw the heels taking center stage...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 31,451 reads 79 comments

  24. WWE's Top Tweets, Instagram Photos and Viral Videos for Week of Aug. 25

    Ryback delivered one of the best WWE promos of his career by way of a viral video shot from his hospital bed. The Big Guy is one of the stars of the week's best WWE -related tweets, Instagram photos and other social media...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 12,466 reads 19 comments

  25. Evaluating Roman Reigns' Often-Criticized Move Set

    Roman Reigns is hearing the same criticism that John Cena has endured for years, that he has too few moves in his arsenal. Reigns' move set is loaded with high-impact attention-grabbers, but it could benefit from some expansion...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 60,756 reads 187 comments