1. Resetting The Standards & Thunderclapped!: How Close Is The Future?

    Until Monday Night RAW last night the "future" that everyone drooled and babbled about for so long seemed so distant. Shots were fired into the pie holes of all of the folks screaming "Ted DiBiase Jr...

    AkD Written by AkD about almost 5 years ago 511 reads 11 comments

  2. Social Construction and WWE's Grand Design

    All aboard! Tickets to Shelton Benjamin's bandwagon on sale now! WWE's second biggest sale next to Wrestlemania XXVI goes on sale now, that's right folks, you and your love ones can ride on the Gold Standard Express in a few months' time...

    AkD Written by AkD about almost 5 years ago 525 reads 48 comments

  3. Pro Wrestling Zooming Lens: Constructing an Extreme Prediction

    I've written many pieces here on B/R, but I haven't had a hand in too many preview/predictions and decided to give it a shot. I was never a big fan of them because a majority of time (99...

    AkD Written by AkD about almost 5 years ago 542 reads 34 comments

  4. Ryding From the Heels: Is It Time to Face the Standard?

    I tuned into ECW this week as I do regularly and it was quite the show. The show began with the Abraham Washington show. Usually the show takes place half way into ECW, but opening the show was a bit weird to me...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 608 reads 56 comments

  5. X-Games 15 Days 3&4: PLG Vs Lasek, Bestwick 3-Peat & Huge Rally Upsets

    Day three of X-Games 15 was a hectic one. Over six hours of coverage took place and I tried to keep with both ESPN and ABC while having one heck of a busy day myself...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 601 reads 2 comments

  6. X-Games 15 Day 2: 720 Corkscrew, Moto X Best Trick & Danny Finds a Way

    Day two of the 15th anniversary of the X-Games had to follow up a remarkable day one. Big air skateboard was taken to new heights as 720's were attempted over 70 foot gaps and the magnificent but highly tricky 900 was also attempted on the mega ramp...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 1,759 reads 14 comments

  7. CvC: Made In USA, The Greatest Women's Champion Is Debra Miceli

    So many great women have graced the world of professional wrestling. These women were journeymen in the ring as well as warriors. They were as tough as nails and tough as the men themselves...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 814 reads 37 comments

  8. Faithbreaker II: McCool Does It Again, Proves Worth and Outshines Divas

    Night of Champions has come and gone, and the WWE Universe is underway with is post-PPV routines, marking out in celebration for their favorite star(s), or tearing their house apart in utter frustration...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 582 reads 37 comments

  9. The Nickel, Night Of Champions: Punk'ed Out, Orton Taps & Jericho/Show

    Jericho's Partner Swagger, Miz, Rhodes, DiBiase, and Lance Storm (I'm still dying over that one) equals fail. If you picked those guys, it's all right we all fail every now and then, but ...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 683 reads 40 comments

  10. The Nickel: Six Pack, Hair & Spray, Y2J's Partner Hype Continues

    Hair, Spray, & Bodega Well I damned... Alicia Fox actually won on RAW tagging with Rosa "Bodega theme music" Mendes against Kelly Kelly and Gail Kim. Fox really takes some bumps as she was tossed around the ring a couple of times during the match...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 482 reads 125 comments

  11. And Then There Was One: Survivor Series and the "Sole Survivor"

    Out of WWE's big four PPV's, Survivor Series is my favorite. Wrestlemania and the Royal Rumble are bigger draws and have more importance to the company as Rumble is the starting line ...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 701 reads 78 comments

  12. Flash Flood Advisory: Stand Back, There's Hurricane Coming Through

    It's been years since we've seen our green caped crusader. Gregory Helms once brought justice to the WWE in the early 2000's appearing and disappearing saving those in need and taking on those who've committed bad deeds...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 791 reads 66 comments

  13. Tales Of The Soviet Warmachine: Can Kozlov Reach Global Domination?

    Deep within ECW, there is a monster whose heart is so cold, many call him a robot. Dubbed the Soviet Cyborg, Vladimir Kozlov is growing on me. Not to say I never had any interest in the Russian before, as I've always kept an eye for him...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 275 reads 74 comments

  14. The Verdict Is In: In a World Where Many Win, Many More Fail

    Have you ever wondered what's wrong and what's right? Have you ever wanted justice? Have you ever wanted to know the difference between plausible and downright ridiculous? Look no ...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 310 reads 34 comments

  15. The Nickel: Sheamus Sqaushes, Peeps Meets Standard, the Iron Curtain

    It was too long ago (a couple of hours) that I took aim at ECW's unorganized show. I wondered about the route the brand was going to take during its rebuilding process, and while still premature,it looks like they did well with time distribution...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 440 reads 20 comments

  16. ECW's Breeding Ground Is Also an Unorganized Mess: Path to the Fray

    Prelude: Alpha All the other squadrons in red and blue wave to me (laughing) as I embark in the land of extreme. I traded in my pen and decided to lend my support to the cause, but I feel the urge to write once more...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 184 reads 45 comments

  17. The Nickel: Punk's Progression, Vince On SD!, The Truth, & a New Project

    Teddy Long on Probation The biggest question right about now is why the hell was Vince McMahon on SD!? After "buying" back his baby flagship show RAW a double the price he sold it for..he shows up on the labeled "B" show in the WWE...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 383 reads 12 comments

  18. The Nickel: Punk/Hardy, Orton/Triple H, Donald Trump, and RAW 3 for All

    RAW is in the toilet Jericho opened the night with a short promo ripping RAW in half, literally. He took the time to mention that RAW had no GM, a vacant world title, and a drop in ratings...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 591 reads 38 comments

  19. Why is it So Difficult for Randy Orton to Be a Credible Champ?

    We are about half way through with 2009 and I've been trying to put this Randy Orton puzzle all together. I'm wondering why he can't or doesn't at least look like a credible champion in any of his recent runs...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 673 reads 50 comments

  20. Every Memory That Oscillates, Pt. 3: Dissonance & World's Greatest Tag Team

    For those who haven't read the first two parts in my series, they are available below: Every Memory That Oscillates: My Love For Wrestling Every Memory That Oscillates Pt. II: Ain't No Stopping Me...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 513 reads 53 comments

  21. The Nickel: Umaga vs. Morrison, Benjamin Goes to Town, Mysterio/Jericho

    No CM Punk Match I found it interesting that CM Punk didn't wrestle on SmackDown, as he is one of the most popular stars on the brand. I'm not a huge Punk fan, so I didn't mind that he didn't wrestle on the show...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 459 reads 9 comments

  22. The Nickel Vol. 10: Nuggets/RAW, No. 1 Contender, Benjamin/JoMo & Community

    Six Man Tag I saw bits and pieces of SmackDown, but I made sure I didn't miss Shelton Benjamin's match. While both teams put on a good match in the six man tag, I'm still highly disappointed with Benjamin picking up another loss...

    AkD Written by AkD about 5 years ago 290 reads 37 comments

  23. The Denver Nuggets vs WWE: Let's get it On! (Satire)

    Both WWE RAW and Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals of the NBA Playoffs were both booked for the same night. Vince McMahon wasn't backing down and neither were the Nuggets...

    AkD Written by AkD about over 5 years ago 1,046 reads 16 comments

  24. The Nickel: New Miss Wrestlemania, MVP/Hardy, Legacy Vs Batista

    Article Picture -Don't worry Orton, we're all tired too. Repetition Randy Orton comes out to give a promo under dimmed lights, then Ric Flair comes out. Legacy once again does a beat down, this time on Ric Flair...

    AkD Written by AkD about over 5 years ago 597 reads 27 comments

  25. The Nickel: Passing Judgment

    It's been a while since I did a slideshow, so I figured I give it a shot. I decided not to write last night as I witness garbage yet again and chose my pillow over the keyboard...

    AkD Written by AkD about over 5 years ago 276 reads 14 comments