1. TNA No Surrender: Story and Wrestling Combine for Great Pay-Per-View

    TNA has been on a roll with quality pay-per-view events in 2012. With Slammiversary and Destination X still in memory, there were high expectations for No Surrender this year...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 2,680 reads 38 comments

  2. WWE: Ranking the 4 NXT Winners' Careers to Date

    Before NXT was rebranded as WWE’s developmental territory in Season 6, and before the redundant 67-week NXT Redemption in Season 5, NXT was actually a competition...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 12,764 reads 54 comments

  3. Wrestling Today: Is There a Place for Women's Tag in WWE and TNA?

    Women’s wrestling is at a low point in its history. Within WWE, the philosophy of recent years has been to use lots of Divas at once in some fleeting segment...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 3,360 reads 29 comments

  4. WWE Night of Champions 2012: Will Layla vs. Kaitlyn Eventuate?

    This year’s Night of Champions is just over a week away and for once, the Divas match has already been announced and promoted for several weeks now...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 3,583 reads 23 comments

  5. WWE Raw: No Wrestling Fan Votes for a Hug over a Match

    The WWE managed to put together an excellent episode of Monday Night Raw this week. Despite all of the just criticisms levied at Raw’s three-hour format, WWE managed to pull it all together...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 6,243 reads 81 comments

  6. WWE Diva Eve Torres Wins NBC Reality Show 'Stars Earn Stripes'

    Former two-time WWE Diva’s champion and current Assistant to the Smackdown General Manager Eve Torres was yesterday named the winner of NBC’s reality series “Stars Earn Stripes...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 10,002 reads 31 comments

  7. WWE Superstars Should Be First Hour of Monday Night Raw

    One of the worst developments in the history of Monday Night Raw was stretching an already struggling two-hour program into three-hours...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 1,849 reads 20 comments

  8. WWE NXT Is Company's Best Hour of Weekly Programming

    Imagine Raw or Smackdown without all of the Touts, tweets, WWE.com exclusives and social media plugs. Imagine a WWE program that was free from excessive recaps. A program that went back to the roots of pro-wrestling...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 4,904 reads 64 comments

  9. WWE SummerSlam 2012: CM Punk Still Won't Be the Main Event

    Poor CM Punk. He’s been striving all year long to be the main event. He demands “respect” and for every show to end with its focus on the WWE Champion...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 3,358 reads 47 comments

  10. WWE SummerSlam 2012: Triple-Threat WWE Championship Match Is Solid Booking

    How many times have CM Punk and John Cena faced off over the years? There was last year’s classic at Money in the Bank, the rematch at SummerSlam and, more recently, their title match on Raw 1000...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 1,156 reads 5 comments

  11. WWE Summerslam 2012: Triple H vs. Lesnar, Will There Be Blood?

    The world was shocked at Extreme Rules earlier this year when Brock Lesnar busted John Cena open with a barrage of elbows in the match’s opening seconds...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 2,062 reads 12 comments

  12. WWE Summerslam 2012: Pre-Show Further Buries the United States Title

    No-one takes Santino Marella ’s reign as the United States Champion seriously. His wrestling abilities are comedic at best. The title itself lost its prestige long ago...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 1,641 reads 14 comments

  13. WWE WrestleMania: Undertaker's Streak Will Never Be Broken

    Among wrestling fans there is almost an endless buzz of discussion on who will be the man to end The Undertaker ’s legendary 20-0 WrestleMania streak...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 4,180 reads 49 comments

  14. WWE Raw Still Fails to Impress with Three-Hour Format

    This past Monday marked the third permanent three-hour episode of Monday Night Raw. Perhaps it's too early to judge, but so far the WWE has failed to properly utilize the extra hour...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 2,743 reads 30 comments

  15. Aces & 8s: Is James Storm Truly Behind the Attacks?

    For weeks the group Aces & 8s have been causing chaos on Impact Wrestling. They have taken out Sting, Bobby Roode, Austin Aries, Kurt Angle, AJ Styles, officials, a Gut Check contestant and even hospitalized Hulk Hogan ...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 3,593 reads 29 comments

  16. CM Punk's Heel Turn: Analyzing Its Components and Effectiveness

    Pro wrestling, and the WWE especially, have long been masters of crowd manipulation. Heel and face turns have been tuned into a very fine art...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 3,140 reads 9 comments

  17. CM Punk's Heel Turn: The Significance of Involving the Rock

    CM Punk ’s much needed and inevitable heel turn could not have been done better. Of all of the possible ways for Punk to return to the dark side, incorporating the Rock was a smart decision from WWE Creative...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 7,466 reads 40 comments

  18. WWE: Why the Rock Should Have Won the Money in the Bank Briefcase

    On Raw 1000, John Cena became the first person to cash in a Money in the Bank briefcase and not win the title...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 2,907 reads 29 comments

  19. WWE Today: Looking at the Reality Era of Wrestling

    Today’s wrestling culture is largely based online in social media, with the Internet Wrestling Community of self-professed smart-marks...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 3,914 reads 12 comments

  20. TNA Impact Wrestling: Australian Announcement Phenomenally Disappoints

    Earlier this month TNA President Dixie Carter Tweeted directly to the company’s Australian fans, promising a “phenomenal announcement soon...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 3,953 reads 10 comments

  21. WWE Money in the Bank 2012 Results: Smackdown Ladder Match Scarred with Botches

    Although some critics are calling SmackDown’s Money in the Bank ladder match “a glorified spot-fest”, it was more or less an excellent start to the show...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 3,240 reads 1 comments

  22. WWE Money in the Bank 2012 Results: Reverting Back to the Status Quo

    At Money in the Bank last year, CM Punk walked out of the company with the WWE Championship. Last year WWE shocked the world by booking Daniel Bryan to claim the briefcase for a future World Heavyweight title match...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 1,265 reads 5 comments

  23. WWE Money in the Bank 2012: Pre-Show Tag Match Is All-Around Bad Booking

    Just last month No Way Out showed some real promise for WWE’s weak tag team division. Four weeks later and already the WWE has fallen back into its old habits. After an excellent four-way No...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 10,592 reads 46 comments

  24. TNA Breaking News: Impact Wrestling Fights Desperately to Remain on DirecTV

    Having just celebrated 10 years as a company, TNA is potentially facing the biggest set-back in their existence...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 5,279 reads 41 comments

  25. WWE Anonymous RAW General Manager Was Best Kept Anonymous

    Modern WWE is known for storylines that never go anywhere. There was the Nexus in 2010, the conspiracy angle in 2011 and across both years there was the infamous Anonymous RAW General Manager...

    Dathen Boccabella Written by Dathen Boccabella about over 2 years ago 24,496 reads 42 comments