1. WWE: Previewing the Ring Return of Superstars That Are Currently out of Action

    A short time ago (22 days to be exact), I wrote an article previewing the ring returns of WWE's currently absent Superstars...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about 2 years ago 10,344 reads 63 comments

  2. WWE: CM Punk, Daniel Bryan, Kane and AJ: Perfect Professional Wrestling Formula?

    How often is it WWE manages to screw up a feud despite having a talented roster? Well, for once they have struck gold with the ongoing WWE Championship feud. The pieces simply fit together perfectly...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about 2 years ago 4,990 reads 39 comments

  3. WWE Analysis: The Surviving Legacy of the NWA, WCW, AWA & ECW on the WWE Roster

    It has oft been noted that WWE struggles to produce home-grown talent nowadays. Some blame the end of the old territory system and the lack of other national promotions, which previously gave talent greater chances to develop themselves...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about 2 years ago 2,357 reads 8 comments

  4. WWE News: Upcoming Brock Lesnar Appearances Revealed—How Many Is He Making?

    After snooping around the Internet to see what superstars WWE is advertising for upcoming episodes of Raw Supershow, it appears WWE has five more scheduled appearances by Brock ...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about 2 years ago 601 reads 114 comments

  5. WWE: Comparing CM Punk's Reign as WWE Champion with His Predecessors

    CM Punk's current reign has already been impressive, lasting 216 days to date. But how does he compare to past world title holders? This article will focus on what I call the "pay-per-view era...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about 2 years ago 3,892 reads 60 comments

  6. WWE: Worrisome Comparisons with WCW's Dying Days

    I was watching some old documentaries about WCW last night, and could not help but notice a number of striking similarities with the current way the WWE's product is created, managed and presented...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about 2 years ago 5,527 reads 75 comments

  7. WWE: Previewing the Ring Return of Currently Absent Superstars

    It has been well documented that the WWE has been looking thin recently. This is not entirely due to WWE's inability to make superstars...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about 2 years ago 10,990 reads 54 comments

  8. WWE Opinion: Why Triple H Must Win a Major PPV Match Soon

    Triple H is often accused of burying his opponents, predictably winning matches like the beast he is booked as. But if you look at his recent feuds, that really is not the case...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 2,245 reads 21 comments

  9. WWE: Wrestling Film Review Month 'WrestleMonthia' Continues with the Tooth Fairy

    Ahoy, Bleachers! I recently reported that Film Brain was doing "WrestleMonthia," a month of movie reviews focusing on movies starring professional wrestlers...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 2,150 reads 13 comments

  10. WWE News: Wrestling Movie Review Month "WrestleMonthia" over at Channel Awesome

    For those who don't know Channel Awesome, they are a professional online video review team who run a number of websites, most notably Blistered Thumbs and That Guy With The Glasses ...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 1,705 reads 17 comments

  11. WrestleMania 28: The Faces of WrestleMania, Part 2

    Welcome to the second edition in my ongoing series on "The Faces of WrestleMania ." In summary, the aim of the first edition was to explore which wrestlers had appeared at WrestleMania ...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 4,829 reads 32 comments

  12. WWE: Vince McMahon Is Becoming More Cooperative with Other Entertainment Rivals

    Has anyone else noticed that Vince McMahon is becoming more cooperative with WWE's entertainment rivals? It really sprang to mind when Ric Flair was up on stage at the WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony for 2012...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 110 reads 2 comments

  13. WWE: Why the Rock vs. Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 29 Would Make a Great Story

    A major story of late has been Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson not categorically denying that his WrestleMania 29 match (it is already confirmed he will have a match of some sort) will be against returning former WWE, NFL and UFC star Brock Lesnar ...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 1,015 reads 7 comments

  14. WWE Raw Ratings: Are They a Result of the WWE's Recent 'Long-Build' Storylines?

    Lately, ratings for Monday Night Raw have been disappointing. They have hovered around a similar mark to how they have all year, which has been lower than previous years, rather than receiving their usual WrestleMania-season bump...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 1,564 reads 3 comments

  15. WWE WrestleMania 29: Leave John Cena/HHH off the Card, Save Them for a Later PPV

    I was just reading the rumoured main event players for WrestleMania 29 to be John Cena , The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Undertaker...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 3,995 reads 39 comments

  16. WWE: The Men Who Make Us Forget about Kayfabe

    Ever notice how for certain wrestlers, the WWE Universe and the IWC talk as if their on-air personalities are identical to their behind-the-scenes ones? It seems to happen more with popular wrestlers—the men the fans truly want to believe in...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 12,340 reads 84 comments

  17. The Faces of WrestleMania Part One: The Wrestlers

    Every year, people discuss which matches are "essential" at WrestleMania, and comment is often given to how unusual a WrestleMania without The Undertaker would be...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 3,930 reads 28 comments

  18. WWE Fantasy Booking: CM Punk/John Cena vs. the Rock/Chris Jericho?

    When you run down the list of people who qualify as WWE Main Eventers, the list is frighteningly short. If we include the returning superstars who are here on a short-term basis, ...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 381 reads 1 comments

  19. WWE Opinion: How Having Too Many PPVs Is Slowly Destroying the Entire Product

    It is often said that the WWE has too many pay-per-views and this is driving down buyrates for them, which also harms Raw and SmackDown ratings. If you don't watch a pay-per-view, you can miss a vital part of the WWE's narrative...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 2,104 reads 53 comments

  20. Wrestling at 47: Comparing the Undertaker to Ric Flair and Other Veterans

    WARNING: This is a long, long article. In recent years, the topic of when it is best for a professional wrestler to retire has been a hot topic...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 2,372 reads 18 comments

  21. WrestleMania 28: Reasons the Rock vs. John Cena Is Good for Business

    I'm here to disagree with some Bleachers who have been critical of The Rock's return. I've seen a lot of comments as well as a few articles indicating his return was not warranted, nor should it have been wanted...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 1,890 reads 14 comments

  22. WWE Raw: Did the Undertaker Just Cease to Exist? Has Mark Calaway Replaced Him?

    The Undertaker has cut off his hair. He also, of late, appears somewhat more human...the collection of press-cuttings? The fact he's so talkative compared? The Undertaker, typically, is a somewhat quiet man...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 6,685 reads 60 comments

  23. WWE: Can We Stop Trying to Predict the Rock's Imminent Departure from the WWE?

    I have noticed a lot of articles casually mention that after WrestleMania 28, The Rock will leave the WWE Universe, abandoning it once again, to return to movie making...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about over 2 years ago 2,027 reads 34 comments

  24. Why Awesome Truth Should Face Undertaker at WrestleMania 28

    Hold on, hold on. I can hear the rage and disapproval from here. But please, hear me out. This is not some Awesome Truth mark making a daring suggestion—more a cynic that realises a singles match will only disappoint us come WM28...

    Richard Warrell Written by Richard Warrell about almost 3 years ago 2,171 reads 17 comments