1. Reality Check: The Future of Santino

    Santino Marella announced at a WWE live event last Sunday that his in-ring career was over. I've sat back and listened to the reactions of fans. I sat back and reflected on my feelings on Marella 's career...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 7 hours ago 6,899 reads 12 comments

  2. WWE Fans Need to Learn to Respect the Part-Time Star

    Wrestling fans can have a hard time dealing with reality. This is evident in their reaction to WWE 's part-time performers. There's a constant whining from fans when talking about Brock Lesnar beating The Undertaker's WrestleMania Streak...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 day ago 10,734 reads 119 comments

  3. WWE Reality Check: The Problem with 2 Championship Belts

    WWE fans complaining about still seeing two physical title belts for the unified world champion is amazing to me. I can't recall something holding so much confusion and anger for fans quite like this...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 7 days ago 53,533 reads 61 comments

  4. Bray Wyatt Needs to Stay Away from the WWE Title Picture

    Keep Bray Wyatt away from the WWE World Heavyweight Championship title picture. This summer has been chaos for WWE and the title with Daniel Bryan's health questions...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 8 days ago 78,659 reads 281 comments

  5. WWE Reality Check: The Release of Josh Mathews

    It was recently reported by PWInsider .com (h/t Wrestle Zone ) that Josh Mathews was released from WWE this past week after over a decade of being with the company. Most of Mathews' time with the company was spent as an announcer...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 14 days ago 18,119 reads 14 comments

  6. Analyzing What Bad News Barrett's Shoulder Injury Means for His Future

    I was sitting ringside for the WWE SmackDown taping in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night, and in the antics following the tilt between Bad News Barrett and Dean Ambrose, Jack Swagger ...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 15 days ago 6,050 reads 21 comments

  7. WWE Reality Check: Time for the Toilet Humor to Go

    Checks and balances are what we're missing in today's sports entertainment world. Despite the fact that WWE is a public company, everything still relies on the vision of Vince McMahon...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 20 days ago 28,020 reads 62 comments

  8. Examining Why Some Gimmicks in NXT Won't Translate Well to WWE Main Roster

    There is a “WWE style” and an “indy style.” This separation of the two is relevant, especially for WWE right now...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 21 days ago 43,289 reads 120 comments

  9. Bo Dallas Is to WWE in 2014 What Chris Jericho Was to WCW in 1997

    When I see Bo Dallas now, I think of Chris Jericho then. In 1997, Jericho stood out in a populated WCW with his ridiculous antics and was a solid performer in the ring...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 26 days ago 78,019 reads 392 comments

  10. A Look Back at Jerry Lawler's Accomplished and Evolved WWE Career

    It was 21 years ago we saw Jerry “The King” Lawler make an impact in WWE. It would put the next two decades of his career in motion. The first King of the Ring pay-per-view event took place on June 13, 1993...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 27 days ago 25,408 reads 48 comments

  11. WWE Reality Check: Chael Sonnen to the WWE?

    Chael Sonnen has retired from MMA and is now causing WWE fans to speculate on social media what could be in his future. Sonnen has been no stranger to mentioning WWE during his time as a UFC fighter...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 28 days ago 11,816 reads 21 comments

  12. Bad News Barrett's Popularity Sums Up the Modern WWE Audience

    The in-arena reaction to Bad News Barrett is a good barometer for where the WWE Universe is at each night. The character is simple to understand and is memorable. It's backed up by a guy who knows how to work like a heel in the ring...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 29 days ago 36,955 reads 131 comments

  13. WWE Reality Check: The Daniel Bryan Situation

    There was a time, not too long ago, when we couldn't wait for Daniel Bryan to get the world title. Now, I just want the title off him so it can be active and not harm his legacy...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 14,874 reads 45 comments

  14. John Cena Needs to Continue Working with New Talent

    John Cena is so accomplished in WWE. It's not even fun anymore putting him up against marquee names. We've seen him face everyone who is a notable name and a realistic possibility...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 37,241 reads 243 comments

  15. Sheamus' Stagnation Is a Byproduct of WWE Being a Public Company

    The only way a wrestler like Sheamus gets underutilized is when the top priority of the company is wrestling. In reality, WWE isn't a wrestling company...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 12,256 reads 48 comments

  16. Dolph Ziggler Needs to Get Out of WWE Before It's Too Late

    The curious case of Dolph Ziggler continues. Actually, there is no curiosity to it. You have to accept the reality of how things can operate in WWE , but once you do, curiosity doesn't exist anymore...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 76,881 reads 221 comments

  17. WWE Reality Check: Damien Sandow and WWE's Punishment Practices

    In any locker room with alpha males, there has to be a level of discipline and respect. If someone steps out of line, a certain amount of justified humiliation comes as a consequence ...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 13,686 reads 27 comments

  18. History Shows Bray Wyatt Will Be a Top Babyface for WWE

    History will repeat itself, and Bray Wyatt will go down as one of the best babyfaces of all time. When booked as a heel, a wrestler can do his or her job well...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 26,846 reads 118 comments

  19. WWE Reality Check: Luke Harper

    "It's not the size that counts, it's how you use it." That could be the next motto for Bray Wyatt after “He's got the whole world in his hands” is over with. It's hard not to think and talk about Wyatt...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 5,882 reads 40 comments

  20. 3MB Doesn't Get Enough Credit for Quality Performances

    Too many fans forget not everybody can be a main event star. A wrestling roster needs to be balanced. Despite wrestling purists, wrestling will and always should have a flavor of entertainment...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 11,161 reads 58 comments

  21. WWE Reality Check: Jack Swagger Is the Perfect First Opponent for Adam Rose

    Adam Rose will only have one chance to make a first impression in the ring to the majority of the WWE Universe. His opponent is going to be Jack Swagger at Payback...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 5,860 reads 22 comments

  22. Rob Van Dam Doesn't Fit in Today's WWE

    Rob Van Dam doesn't fit in today's WWE . The quality of programming isn't dependent on the rating of the programming. TV-PG isn't the downfall of the quality of programming despite some misguided opinions...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 37,357 reads 108 comments

  23. Bo Dallas' Character Is WWE Poking Fun at Generic Characters

    The Bo Dallas character is WWE making fun of it before the audience can. We've been seeing these vignettes air with video of birds flying, people running, space rockets taking ...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 1 month ago 23,074 reads 65 comments

  24. WWE Reality Check: Wade Barrett

    WWE has given Bad News Barrett another chance. Good news for Bad News. After several failed runs of not really getting over or staying healthy, it seems WWE might finally have something with the former leader of Nexus...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 2 months ago 3,426 reads 7 comments

  25. Full Career Retrospective and Greatest Moments for Billy Kidman

    Billy Kidman is one of the most underrated talents of his time and to me was a strong representation of the positive WCW can always be remembered for...

    Justin LaBar Written by Justin LaBar about 2 months ago 16,215 reads 17 comments