1. TNA: AJ Styles Walks Alone and What That Means for Bully Ray

    Okay, I admit it: I have often kicked against the idea of AJ Styles being the guy who will dethrone Bully Ray...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 1 year ago 4,251 reads 37 comments

  2. TNA: Can Bobby Roode and James Storm Break the Beer Money Curse?

    In the beginning, there was Beer Money . When I say beginning, I don't mean beginning-beginning, because both Bobby Roode and James Storm came to Beer Money with stories of their own...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 1 year ago 8,348 reads 64 comments

  3. WWE/TNA: The Sin of Omission and Why I'd Riot (an Open Letter to Alex Shelley)

    Welcome to the most difficult column I’ve ever tried to write. Yes, in three years of writing wrestling columns, this is easily the most daunting task I've ever taken on...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 1 year ago 1,414 reads 27 comments

  4. TNA: 20-in-2 Coverage of the 5/16/2013 Edition of Impact Wrestling

    On a night where two NBA teams could close and The Office is having its series finale, I am here watching and covering Impact Wrestling...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 1 year ago 3,531 reads 50 comments

  5. Bobby Roode and Austin Aries: What 2013 May Hold for the Team of World Champions

    In the world of IMPACT Wrestling and in the wrestling world at large, there are hardly two men as entertaining and ambitious as Bobby Roode and Austin Aries. For some time now, they have been a tag team...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 1 year ago 3,717 reads 29 comments

  6. WWE Friday Night SmackDown: 20-in-2 Review (featuring Mark Henry-Randy Orton)

    Welcome to the Shanetime Fix ( StF ) 20-in-2 review and conversation, revolving around the 2/8/2013 edition of WWE Friday Night SmackDown , featuring Mark Henry versus Randy Orton ...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about almost 2 years ago 4,075 reads 23 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers: Does Dwight Howard Lack the Urgency to Win?

    Los Angeles Lakers fans worldwide must now ask the scariest question: With the injury to Pau Gasol, do all the hopes and dreams in Laker land come down to the still unproven ...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about almost 2 years ago 666 reads 2 comments

  8. WWE Main Event: A 10-in-1 Review (featuring Sheamus-Cody Rhodes)

    This is a review of the 2/6/13 edition of WWE Main Event from Jacksonville, Florida. It is ten thoughts, opinions or responses to the one-hour program. I am still looking for a format to review these shows...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about almost 2 years ago 1,213 reads 10 comments

  9. 5 Best and Worst from Friday Night SmackDown

    Hello, all. It has been a long time since I put forth a column. It has probably been as long since I sat through an entire WWE program. It’s not like I’m not watching. I’m just not watching from start to finish...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about almost 2 years ago 2,609 reads 26 comments

  10. WWE Money in the Bank: 5 Best and Worst from the Go-Home RAW

    This Sunday night is Money in the Bank—the PPV that makes future world champions. On the go-home edition, it was clearly the WWE Championship that took the spotlight...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 20,075 reads 98 comments

  11. TNA Live: Rate Your Interest in the Final Countdown to Destination X

    This Sunday night is Destination X , but first TNA is live for another summer edition of IMPACT. It speaks to the quality of IMPACT this summer that I no longer remember what week ...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 1,002 reads 12 comments

  12. WWE SmackDown: Best and Worst from the Great American Bash

    The first PPV to air after I became a wrestling fan was WCW’s 1991 Great American Bash . If memory serves, my brother and I tuned in to TBS, expecting to see the show. That night we learned the word "Pay-Per-View...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 9,703 reads 56 comments

  13. TNA Live: Rate Your Interest in the 6/28/12 Edition of IMPACT

    The 6/28/12 edition of IMPACT will be the first since Bobby Roode versus Austin Aries became the official main event for Destination X. Last week my interest rating for IMPACT was an A+...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 1,761 reads 30 comments

  14. TNA Live: 3 Reasons IMPACT Gets Its First A+ Interest Rating

    For three weeks now, we’ve been listing interest ratings for IMPACT based on the preview on Impactwrestling.com . (You can view this week’s preview here )...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 9,178 reads 48 comments

  15. WWE Opinion: 4 Reasons for Christian and His Coalition to Be Hopeful

    Recently I posted an article that was a tribute to Christian/Christian Cage . I wrote it to honor Christian 's past in light of his possible induction into the TNA Hall of Fame...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 19,330 reads 26 comments

  16. IMPACT and Slammiversary: Power Ranking TNA's Top 10 for June 2012

    In June 2012, TNA has put on quality television and PPV programming that rivals anything done anywhere in wrestling this year. They are live on Spike and celebrated 10 years at Slammiversary ...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 170 reads 10 comments

  17. WWE No Way Out: Does CM Punk Dig Crazy Chicks More Than the WWE Title?

    At No Way Out , CM Punk defends the WWE Championship against both Daniel Bryan and Kane . Normally those odds would be enough to threaten any world champion, but there is nothing normal about this match...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 7,805 reads 37 comments

  18. WWE No Way Out: Dolph Ziggler and the Problem with Being Perfect

    After Alberto Del Rio suffered an injury, Sheamus needed a new and last-minute opponent for No Way Out and here we are talking about his new challenger, Dolph Ziggler ...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 5,662 reads 53 comments

  19. Bound for Glory Series and Austin Aries Make TNA Championship Must-See

    On TNA Impact , TNA announced the list of wrestlers who will be competing in the 2012 Bound for Glory series...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 2,452 reads 11 comments

  20. TNA Live: Rate Your Interest in the 6/14/12 Edition of Impact

    We are moving into the third edition of TNA’s live summer of Impact, yet this week will also be where it all begins again...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 1,496 reads 27 comments

  21. Christian Caged: Paying Tribute to WWE and TNA's Great Utility Star

    From the moment Dixie Carter tweeted that Christian Cage would be appearing at Slammiversary, the rumors have been plenty on what he might do. It has been rumored on LordsofPain...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 8,408 reads 32 comments

  22. TNA Slammiversary: Has Sting Been Successful One Too Many Times?

    The main event at Slammiversary will be Bobby Roode defending the Heavyweight Championship against multi-time champion the Icon Sting ...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 120 reads 22 comments

  23. Brock Lesnar: Top 3 Potential Matches for WWE's WrestleMania 29

    It is difficult to assess what the Brock Lesnar return means to WWE versus what it could have meant. Nobody expected Brock Lesnar to work full-time, but most suspected WWE to get a better deal than what they seem to have received...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 20,101 reads 81 comments

  24. Keeping It Real: Can TNA Pick Up the Ball Where WWE Dropped It?

    In case you have not been watching, Dixie Carter and TNA are attempting to revolutionize the wrestling business. (The part where you say you have heard that before.) This time, however, it feels different...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 4,458 reads 75 comments

  25. WWE: Daniel Bryan Speaks on His Future, William Regal, and Being Like the Rock

    On June 4 th , 2012, Daniel Bryan did a candid interview with CT.com. The piece refers to the former world champion as WWE’s easy-going, gardening-loving, vegan-dieting, wrestling marvel...

    Shane Combs Written by Shane Combs about over 2 years ago 5,761 reads 29 comments