1. WWE News: For Vince McMahon and the WWE, the Future Is NOW

    Three weeks ago, I wrote an article about the upcoming WWE Network, asserting: "The TV network of 10 years from now is what the WWE-driven channel needs to be today...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about 3 years ago 2,653 reads 9 comments

  2. WWE News: WWE Network Should Re-Brand Before It Begins

    For an industry that has always been at the forefront of new media, a WWE Network feels like a step backwards into an old media world...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about 3 years ago 1,816 reads 19 comments

  3. TNA Impact: Brooke Hogan Debuts, Kayfabe Confusion Belies Gut Check Potential

    Last night, TNA kicked off its live season and 10th year with some quality matches and what appeared to be a renewed spirit and focus for the promotion...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about 3 years ago 5,760 reads 25 comments

  4. WWE News: Owen Hart Lawsuit Challenges WWE's Morals

    Last Thursday, the Associated Press reported that a federal judge has dismissed a portion of a lawsuit by Martha Hart, widow of Owen Hart, against WWE...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 11,358 reads 60 comments

  5. WWE News: Who Will Rise to Superstardom to Face The Rock at WrestleMania 38?

    It's difficult to believe that John Cena 's career was almost on the cutting room floor in 2002. Fortunes changed once he was able to show off some of his own personality during a Halloween sketch where he parodied Vanilla Ice...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 7,490 reads 80 comments

  6. Resistance Pro: Billy Corgan's Wrestling Obsession Is the Dark Horse to Watch

    March 23, 2012 Maybe it's the rain, but the craggy-rocked Gothic structure on this Chicago street gives one the impression of being a lightning bolt away from some seriously mad science...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 2,371 reads 3 comments

  7. WWE WrestleMania 28: Can Eve, Kelly Kelly & Beth Deliver Where Creative Didn't?

    A few months ago, I was so insulted by how the female roster was being utilized on WWE TV, I wrote what became a series of articles that resulted in my boycotting the company until women were treated better...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 2,846 reads 7 comments

  8. WWE WrestleMania 28: 3 Twists & Turns for the Undertaker vs. Triple H Match

    On Sunday, April 1, that other storyline that has been a year in the making will reach its violent end at WrestleMania 28. WWE is promising that when The Undertaker and Triple H meet in Miami, it will be an "end of an era...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 3,790 reads 12 comments

  9. Why WWE, Pro Wrestlers Should Form a Professional Wrestling Union

    1. If you want to be a wrestler, you have to be prepared to live every day in pain. 2. If you want to be a wrestler, you need to make sure you have something to fall back on when it ends...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 9,004 reads 29 comments

  10. WWE News: Corporate Lashes out at Critics with Nothing but Sound and Fury

    On the March 2nd SmackDown , Eve and Natalya wrestled an aggressive contest which, in its brief time, told a good story punctuated by a clever finish, the kind of which we don't see much of anymore...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 2,246 reads 34 comments

  11. WrestleMania 28: I'm Boycotting the PPV Unless the Divas Are Treated Better

    On Monday morning, I posted an editorial calling out WWE for saddling the talented professional wrestler Natalya with a disrespectful, uninspired, awful and childish sports entertainment farting gimmick...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 2,619 reads 73 comments

  12. WWE News: Smackdown Farting Just Stinks Up the Joint

    This isn't the article I had intended on writing. Earlier in the month, I visited the unmarked grave of Gorgeous George , the single most influential professional wrestler of all time...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 2,458 reads 16 comments

  13. WWE Hall of Famer Superfly Jimmy Snuka Needs Your Help

    Once, he was able to climb to the top of turnbuckles and cages, propelling himself and the wrestling business to new heights. Today, the business thrives, but Superfly Jimmy Snuka can barely walk...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 9,587 reads 6 comments

  14. WWE News: 9 Worst Things of 2011 "Bring out the Gimp Edition"

    In celebration of the fact that I'm working on a sober, research-heavy, labor-intensive article about the wrestling industry, and also the fact that my Photoshop crashed, please enjoy this holiday nugget...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 1,201 reads 4 comments

  15. WWE Survivor Series 2011: CM Punk, Rock and Other Things the WWE Did Right

    My previous article focused on what the WWE did wrong in leading up to and promoting Survivor Series, but now that the pay-per-view has been entered into the record books, it's ...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 830 reads 3 comments

  16. WWE Survivor Series 2011: Can the Rock and John Cena Salvage Sunday's Show?

    The road to Survivor Series leads to its destination this Sunday, but WWE has done little to make the 2011 installment of the classic pay-per-view a must-see event, begging the ...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about over 3 years ago 2,002 reads 12 comments

  17. The 5 Best Game-Changers in Wrestling History

    There are innovators, there are standard bearers, but only a select few in the history of professional wrestling deserve to be called the game-changers—the men and women without whom the industry might be unrecognizable, or not even exist...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about almost 4 years ago 4,049 reads 6 comments

  18. John Cena Turning Heel Would Devestate WWE (But a Little Kryptonite Would Not)

    In a recent editorial, Jason Powell of prowrestling.net suggested what seems to be a popular suggestion these days on wrestling comment boards—to turn John Cena heel...

    Stephen Sonneveld Written by Stephen Sonneveld about almost 4 years ago 3,110 reads 55 comments