1. WWE Stable Expansion, Part 2: The Real Americans

    As I mentioned in Part 1 , I think stables and factions are an incredibly important part of good storytelling in professional wrestling...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about 1 month ago 20,726 reads 68 comments

  2. WWE Payback: Title Matches We Must See at WWE's Next PPV

    I am of the conviction that with very few exceptions (such as gimmick-heavy pay-per-views like Royal Rumble and a Survivor Series card full of traditional Survivor Series matches ), every WWE title should be up for grabs at every WWE PPV...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about 2 months ago 14,544 reads 56 comments

  3. WWE Stable Expansion, Pt 1: The Wyatt Family

    I have always been a sucker for stables. Groups like the original Four Horsemen, the Freebirds and the Von Erichs were before my time. But they set the standard. The Heenan Family were at their strongest when I first started watching wrestling...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about 2 months ago 27,160 reads 209 comments

  4. Why Sheamus Is Being Booked Perfectly by WWE Creative Since His Return

    The Internet wrestling community loves to complain about WWE Creative and its booking decisions. I'll be the first to admit that I do my fair share of ranting about it. But lately, I haven't had a lot of complaints...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about 2 months ago 1,469 reads 9 comments

  5. WWE Fantasy Booking: Survivor Series 2014

    Sure, the Survivor Series is seven months away. Sure, you never know if WWE will honor the traditional Survivor Series match gimmick. Sure, most—if not all—of the current storylines will be resolved by November...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about 3 months ago 9,508 reads 72 comments

  6. WWE Fantasy Booking: Royal Rumble, Elimination Chamber, WrestleMania XXX

    My favorite part of the WWE year is the span of time starting with the Monday Night Raw following the December pay-per-view and ending with the Monday Night Raw following WrestleMania...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about 6 months ago 20,679 reads 152 comments

  7. WWE Recap: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw, Plus Biggest Winner and Loser

    To highlight the struggle some of the WWE Superstars face to earn a spot at WrestleMania, look no further than Matt Striker's first comments on this week's WWE Superstars. "Well, we can talk about Zack Ryder later...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 21,966 reads 35 comments

  8. WWE WrestleMania 29 Preview: Is Mark Henry What Ryback Needs to Get Over?

    As the final matches are put in place for WrestleMania 29, it has finally been established that Ryback will be working a program with Mark Henry rather than The Shield...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 2,125 reads 62 comments

  9. WWE WrestleMania 29: Is Jack Swagger Challenging for the Wrong Title?

    Jack Swagger has made one of the biggest and most unexpected returns in recent professional wrestling history. After jobbing on a weekly basis, he took some time off...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 6,099 reads 57 comments

  10. WWE: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw; Foley Named GM, Ziggler vs. Bryan

    Matt Striker summed it up during the opening minutes of this week's Superstars: "With WrestleMania right around the corner, every victory, every match is that much more important...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 9,916 reads 32 comments

  11. WWE WrestleMania 29: Could the Brooklyn Brawler Make an Appearance?

    Over the last couple of weeks, the WWE commentators have been making reference to the fact that Zack Ryder has yet to be given a match at WrestleMania 29 in East Rutherford, despite the fact that the event takes place in his "backyard...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 5,188 reads 52 comments

  12. WWE Recap: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw, Biggest Winner and Loser

    Can you feel it in the air? Are you getting a sense of the intangible? Are you generally in a better mood than normal without any real explanation? It's WrestleMania season, folks...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 2,628 reads 23 comments

  13. WWE WrestleMania 29: Who Deserves the Title "Mr. WrestleMania"?

    Around this time of year, people start referring to Shawn Michaels as "Mr. WrestleMania." But is it a distinction he truly deserves? Sure, Shawn Michaels has had several marquee matches...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 7,483 reads 166 comments

  14. WWE: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw; Biggest Winner & Loser

    Due to a temporary but severe lack of Internet access on top of an unexpected hospital visit, my weekly recap of WWE's four lower-rung shows has been absent since the end of January...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 1,647 reads 7 comments

  15. WWE: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw; Biggest Winner & Loser

    Another week of television, another week in which you probably neglected WWE 's four lower-rung shows. Everyone says that the "Road to WrestleMania" begins at the Royal Rumble...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 1,658 reads 15 comments

  16. WWE: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw; Biggest Winner & Loser

    Another week of television, another week in which you probably neglected WWE's four lower-rung shows. Maybe you think the programming isn't that great. Maybe you can't find the time to cram in another three-and-a-half hours of sports entertainment...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 3,340 reads 28 comments

  17. WWE: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw; Langston Big Winner, Colons Losers

    Three of WWE's top talents have already been announced for this year's Royal Rumble match: John Cena, Sheamus and Randy Orton ...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 1,547 reads 7 comments

  18. NFL Playoffs: What a Bengals Win Would Mean to Even a Casual Fan

    I'll be the first to admit it: I don't know a whole lot about the NFL . I follow the Bengals, but I would struggle to name a dozen players off the top of my head...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 974 reads 5 comments

  19. WWE: What You Probably Missed During the Last Week of 2012

    The new year marks a time of renewal and fresh starts. It's a time when people make promises to better themselves, to improve on the year that just passed, to create new memories to remember 364 days from now...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 9,047 reads 39 comments

  20. WWE: What You Missed Since Raw; Miz Biggest Winner, Damien Sandow Biggest Loser

    Christmas season tends to be a bad time for television programming. While there is no "offseason" for WWE, even some of their programming suffers this time of year...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 5,676 reads 18 comments

  21. Royal Rumble 2013: Which 30 WWE Superstars Will Be in the Match This Year?

    Aside from WrestleMania , the Royal Rumble is my favorite WWE pay-per-view of the year. I look forward to the Royal Rumble match more than I do the Elimination Chamber, more ...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 22,649 reads 265 comments

  22. WWE: What You Missed Since Raw; Mahal Biggest Winner, Gabriel Biggest Loser

    WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs looks good on paper. Of the seven matches announced for the Barclays Center in Brooklyn as of Sunday afternoon (including the pre-show battle royal), ...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 2,309 reads 15 comments

  23. John Cena Gives Promo of the Year on 'Jimmy Fallon' to Promote WWE TLC 2012

    I'll be the first one to admit that I'm not a huge fan of John Cena 's character. It's become almost cliché among smarks , but I say it all the time: I respect John Cena the perso n, but I can't stand John Cena the character...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 7,245 reads 102 comments

  24. WWE: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw, Cesaro the Winner, Natalya the Loser

    Ever since WWE announced that CM Punk would be unable to participate at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs, it's the only thing that the WWE Universe seems to be talking about...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 2,331 reads 20 comments

  25. WWE Weekly Recap: What You Missed Since Last Week's Raw

    Well, I may have taken a week off for Thanksgiving, but as we all know, WWE never takes a break. I hope you all watched the "other" shows during the week I didn't write, or at the very least found another writer who can give you some updates...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about over 1 year ago 3,342 reads 29 comments