1. Projecting John Cena's Role on WWE SmackDown in Wake of New Era

    Long the king of WWE , John Cena will slowly slide off his throne as the cornerstones of the New Era take over SmackDown . Cena 's name will remain on the marquee, but not in the top position...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 26 days ago 27,200 reads 114 comments

  2. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of July 28

    Before doubt about WWE NXT 's depth following the draft had any time to linger in fans' minds, in walked Kota Ibushi ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 27 days ago 14,208 reads 17 comments

  3. Sami Zayn and the Top 5 WWE In-Ring Performances for the Week of July 28

    As the New Era officially kicked off, WWE's future building blocks flourished. Sami Zayn drew fans in as he fought off Kevin Owens. Sasha Banks firmly put her imprint on the company as she claimed the Women's Championship...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 27 days ago 15,716 reads 100 comments

  4. Finn Balor, Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler and More from the Diversity Mailbag

    WWE 's New Era is underway, and with the underdogs on top (Dolph Ziggler , Dean Ambrose), a new direction is in place. Still, as the top matches of SummerSlam take form, there appears to be a theme...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 27 days ago 9,128 reads 66 comments

  5. WWE Raw vs. SmackDown: Comparing and Contrasting Both Announced Title Matches

    If there's one word that springs to mind following the first week of WWE 's life after the brand split, it's "surprise...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 27 days ago 58,795 reads 171 comments

  6. Tim Kaine's DNC Entrance Gets Mashed Up with WWE Star Kane's Introduction

    While you may have been watching the Democratic National Convention on television, the internet version is much better, thanks to the power of technology...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 27 days ago 25,088 reads 23 comments

  7. WWE Has Major Work Ahead to Make Dolph Ziggler a Real Threat to Dean Ambrose

    WWE has to paint over image after image of an inept, fizzling Dolph Ziggler before his WWE World Championship match against Dean Ambrose at SummerSlam...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 27 days ago 41,167 reads 156 comments

  8. WWE NXT Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from July 27

    There is no accounting for the aura and presence Shinsuke Nakamura brings to the squared circle, and Wednesday night on NXT, those two elements and a championship announcement fueled him to "biggest winner" status from the July 27 episode...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 27 days ago 13,983 reads 21 comments

  9. WWE Rumors: Buzz on Road to WWE SummerSlam 2016 for Week of July 28

    Returning faces, veterans committing to new contracts and the explosive start to WWE's life after the brand split dominate this week's rumor roundup...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 27 days ago 30,373 reads 110 comments

  10. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from July 27

    The WWE draft left NXT in a state of turmoil, its talent raided to strengthen the Raw and SmackDown rosters...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 27 days ago 34,335 reads 80 comments

  11. WWE Cruiserweight Classic 2016 Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction for July 27

    WWE's Cruiserweight Classic has been getting rave reviews from the WWE Universe for its fresh feel and exposing many fans to talents they may not have a chance to see otherwise...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 27 days ago 24,591 reads 49 comments

  12. WWE SmackDown: Burning Questions to Address After July 26 Show

    After the first WWE SmackDown following the draft, we know Becky Lynch has a number of fights ahead of her. But we don't know what she and her rivals are fighting for...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 28 days ago 27,561 reads 98 comments

  13. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: How to Build on Sasha Banks' WWE Women's Title Victory

    1. Maintaining the Buzz Around The Boss Sasha Banks' stirring moment is over. She climbed the WWE mountain, wrenched Charlotte's back until she submitted and held up the Women's Championship for the first time as her eyes filled with tears...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 28 days ago 11,096 reads 53 comments

  14. Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor: Full Predictions, Best-Case Scenarios for WWE Feud

    Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor has all the raw materials to build one of WWE 's best feuds in 2016: athleticism in surplus, novelty and a compelling contrast...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 28 days ago 37,117 reads 132 comments

  15. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from July 26

    The inaugural episode of SmackDown under Shane McMahon and Daniel Bryan hit the USA Network on Tuesday and immediately demolished the expectations of fans everywhere, as Dolph Ziggler emerged from a gigantic Six-Pack Challenge match as the new No...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 28 days ago 46,406 reads 287 comments

  16. Gauging Bayley's Value to WWE's Women's Division Moving Forward

    Since its inception in 2012, WWE's developmental brand, NXT, has been home to many rising stars. Few, though, have left the indelible mark on the brand that Bayley has in her three-year run...

    Kevin Berge Written by Kevin Berge about 28 days ago 14,460 reads 42 comments

  17. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from July 26

    It's not fair to compare Tuesday's WWE SmackDown to the stellar Raw it had to follow. SmackDown leaned on high stakes and clear goals for its wrestlers—just as Raw did on Monday...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 28 days ago 105,809 reads 583 comments

  18. Dean Ambrose vs. Dolph Ziggler Announced for WWE SummerSlam 2016 PPV

    It'll be an all-Ohio battle for the WWE Championship at SummerSlam after Dolph Ziggler earned a shot against Dean Ambrose. Ziggler won a Six-Pack Challenge on Tuesday night on SmackDown Live to become the No...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 28 days ago 21,473 reads 113 comments

  19. Shelton Benjamin Reveals He Won't Make WWE Return Due to Shoulder Surgery

    Shelton Benjamin announced on Sunday that he will no longer be returning to WWE due to shoulder surgery...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 28 days ago 148,584 reads 172 comments

  20. Brock Lesnar Will Not Be Suspended by WWE for Failed Drug Tests at UFC 200

    WWE has declined to suspend Brock Lesnar following his recent failed drug tests. A spokesman for WWE confirmed to TMZ Sports that only full-time members of the active roster are covered under the company's wellness policy...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 28 days ago 91,525 reads 121 comments

  21. WWE SmackDown: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for July 26

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the July 26 episode of SmackDown . The first Raw of the new era featured a lot of great action and storyline developments, so Daniel Bryan and Shane McMahon have their work cut out for them...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 29 days ago 59,980 reads 1393 comments

  22. WWE Raw: Burning Questions to Address After July 25 Show

    The New Era has produced a wealth of young talent for WWE , and on Monday night's inaugural Raw under the latest brand extension, two of those Superstars stepped up in a major way, enjoying banner nights and making history along the way...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 29 days ago 23,994 reads 88 comments

  23. WWE Raw Must Continue Bold Booking Moves to Maintain Momentum

    WWE Raw must make a habit of what it did on Monday night—throw out the blueprint and create daring, new designs...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 29 days ago 30,456 reads 101 comments

  24. Finn Balor, Sasha Banks Victories Kicked Off WWE's New Era in Best Way Possible

    The New Era of Monday Night Raw started with a bang, as Sasha Banks won the WWE Women's Championship and Finn Balor earned the right to wrestle for the new WWE Universal Championship at SummerSlam ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 29 days ago 4,971 reads 69 comments

  25. WWE SmackDown: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for July 26

    After a stellar edition of Monday Night Raw, WWE SmackDown will step up to the plate on Tuesday, intent on hitting its own share of home runs. The return to the brand split began in explosive fashion on Monday night...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 29 days ago 21,451 reads 136 comments