1. WWE SmackDown: Burning Questions to Address After Sept. 20 Show

    Uncertainty awaited Dolph Ziggler and Apollo Crews after WWE SmackDown came to a close on Sept. 20. Ziggler found himself in the same hole he has struggled to get out of. WWE continues to present him as the man who nearly claimed the holy grail...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 days ago 14,005 reads 92 comments

  2. WWE Raw vs. SmackDown: Analyzing Which Show Won the Week of September 19

    With Sunday's Clash of Champions just six days away, the pressure was on for a Raw brand tasked with presenting an episode that enticed fans to subscribe to the WWE Network in time for the extravaganza...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 4 days ago 12,383 reads 60 comments

  3. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from September 20

    The Lunatic Fringe ran the Ambrose Asylum on Tuesday night. Dean Ambrose pinned John Cena cleanly in the center of the ring and earned himself "biggest winner" status from the Sept...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 4 days ago 24,625 reads 173 comments

  4. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from Sept. 20

    With a John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose main event and an Intercontinental Championship showdown between Dolph Ziggler vs. The Miz, SmackDown Live hit the USA Network airwaves Tuesday night with the promise of a strong show...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 5 days ago 84,415 reads 252 comments

  5. WWE SmackDown: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for September 20

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the September 20 episode of SmackDown . WWE .com is reporting The Miz will face Dolph Ziggler in an Intercontinental Championship match Tuesday night...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 5 days ago 32,191 reads 541 comments

  6. WWE SmackDown: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for Sept. 20

    The Miz's Never-Ending Intercontinental Championship World Tour will travel to the Sept. 20 edition of WWE SmackDown, where a familiar challenge awaits. Dolph Ziggler will take on The Hollywood A-Lister in a rematch from Backlash...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 5 days ago 11,121 reads 70 comments

  7. WWE Raw vs. SmackDown: Analyzing Who Won the Week of September 12

    New champions and intriguing creative direction have led to more entertaining episodes of Raw and SmackDown lately but, at the same time, have made determining a clear winner more difficult...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 7 days ago 16,571 reads 66 comments

  8. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from Sept. 13

    New champions showed off their prizes and focused challengers emerged to chase them on the first WWE SmackDown after Backlash. AJ Styles, Becky Lynch and Heath Slater all had plenty to celebrate on Sunday's pay-per-view...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 100,148 reads 350 comments

  9. WWE SmackDown: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for September 13

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the September 13 episode of SmackDown . Sunday's Backlash pay-per-view saw the crowning of three new champions on the blue brand...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 12 days ago 37,511 reads 701 comments

  10. WWE SmackDown: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for Sept. 13

    A flood of new champions will saunter into WWE SmackDown with gold in hand. The Backlash pay-per-view on Sunday reset the SmackDown hierarchy...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 12 days ago 14,686 reads 134 comments

  11. WWE Backlash 2016: Feuds That Will Continue Through No Mercy

    WWE Backlash 2016 was a good show for the blue brand. Even with a light six-match card, the show featured good pacing and enough match time for each feud to tell a story...

    James Moffat Written by James Moffat about 12 days ago 5,115 reads 27 comments

  12. Dean Ambrose vs. AJ Styles: What's Next for Each Star After WWE Backlash 2016?

    We have a new WWE world champion on SmackDown . AJ Styles, who debuted in WWE only seven-and-a-half months ago, now holds the top prize in WWE , the ...

    Kevin Berge Written by Kevin Berge about 13 days ago 10,140 reads 57 comments

  13. WWE Backlash 2016 Winners: Biggest Stars of the Night

    WWE Backlash 2016 is in the books. SmackDown had the pressure of running the first pay-per-view after SummerSlam, and they had a truncated amount of time to build their major feuds...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 14 days ago 9,964 reads 18 comments

  14. WWE Backlash 2016: Biggest Unanswered Questions Going into Event

    The WWE brand extension will face its biggest test Sunday night as SmackDown Live presents Backlash, the first show-exclusive pay-per-view of the New Era...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 14 days ago 8,235 reads 74 comments

  15. WWE Raw vs. SmackDown: Analyzing Who Won the Week of Sept. 5

    SmackDown Live was always going to have an uphill battle in front of it this week. Fresh off the shocking events of Aug...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 14 days ago 1,522 reads 2 comments

  16. WWE Backlash 2016: B/R Expert Match Picks, Predictions and Analysis

    WWE Backlash 2016 is the first show-specific pay-per-view of the New Era, and with that comes some challenges. First, the split roster has resulted in fewer matches than a typical WWE pay-per-view...

    James Moffat Written by James Moffat about 16 days ago 21,371 reads 62 comments

  17. WWE Backlash 2016: Latest Card Predictions Including Dean Ambrose vs. AJ Styles

    This Sunday at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia, SmackDown Live puts on the first brand-exclusive pay-per-view of the New Era, Backlash. At Backlash, members of the SmackDown roster as well as one prospective free agent will compete...

    Kevin Berge Written by Kevin Berge about 17 days ago 20,739 reads 86 comments

  18. WWE Backlash 2016: Matches Sure to Cause Controversy Among Fans

    The first brand-exclusive pay-per-view event of the New Era will take place this Sunday night as SmackDown Live presents WWE Backlash 2016...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 17 days ago 18,823 reads 84 comments

  19. WWE SmackDown: Burning Questions to Address After Sept. 6 Show

    The final WWE SmackDown before Backlash left fans wondering about the incompleteness of the pay-per-view's card and who could be on the verge of victory this Sunday...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 18 days ago 21,779 reads 73 comments

  20. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from September 6

    For one entire calendar year, fans have begged and pleaded with WWE to give them a reason to care about The Usos ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 18 days ago 26,282 reads 144 comments

  21. WWE SmackDown: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for September 6

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the September 6 episode of SmackDown . This is the final show before the blue brand has its first exclusive pay-per-view on Sunday...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 19 days ago 34,256 reads 890 comments

  22. WWE SmackDown: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for Sept. 6

    WWE SmackDown will put the finishing touches on the build for Sunday's Backlash pay-per-view. Ahead of the first brand-exclusive PPV of the New Era, rivalries are set to increase in temperature...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 19 days ago 14,765 reads 61 comments

  23. WWE Backlash 2016: Overlooked Stars Who Will Make Big Impact at PPV

    We are headed into unfamiliar territory in WWE. For the first time since No Way Out 2007, SmackDown will have a brand-exclusive pay-per-view where only members of the SmackDown roster will perform (with one odd exception)...

    Kevin Berge Written by Kevin Berge about 21 days ago 37,266 reads 153 comments

  24. WWE Backlash 2016: Feuds Guaranteed to Increase Excitement for Event

    Every since the brand split, SmackDown has evolved from a sports entertainment show into a wrestling show. There's less glitz and fewer high spots...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 23 days ago 14,346 reads 81 comments

  25. WWE Rumors: Buzz on Road to WWE Backlash 2016 for Week of August 29

    SmackDown played it safe this week on the road to WWE Backlash. There was no chance—no chance in hell (get it?)—that it was going to top Raw after that main event on Monday night, and it was wise not to try...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 24 days ago 12,688 reads 27 comments