1. Sami Zayn vs. Braun Strowman: Winner, Reaction from Raw Last Man Standing Match

    Braun Strowman exacted revenge on Sami Zayn on Monday night, as he defeated his determined opponent in a Last Man Standing match on Raw...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 16 days ago 5,189 reads 3 comments

  2. WWE Raw: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for January 2

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the January 2 episode of WWE Raw. According to WWE .com , Goldberg will appear on Raw to help kick off the new year...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 16 days ago 56,474 reads 688 comments

  3. WWE Raw: Potential Spoilers, News and Preview for Jan. 2

    Powerhouses will stand on center stage as the first WWE Raw of 2017 unfolds. Goldberg will return with his eyes pointed toward the Royal Rumble, Braun Strowman will ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 29,863 reads 86 comments

  4. WWE Royal Rumble 2017: Power Ranking the Greatest Match Cards in PPV's History

    On Jan. 29, WWE will present its annual Royal Rumble pay-per-view, hoping the gigantic event from San Antonio lives up to the lofty expectations from the fans and the reputation the show has garnered in its near three decades of existence...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 16 days ago 12,030 reads 20 comments

  5. WWE Superstar Power Rankings Ahead of First Raw in 2017

    It's a new year, and that means it's Royal Rumble season. As the first pay-per-view of the year, the Rumble will set the tone for the rest of 2017...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 16 days ago 10,631 reads 16 comments

  6. Too Much of a Good Thing: The Negative Impact of WWE's PPV Schedule in 2016

    The brand extension may have brought with it the opportunity for WWE to create stars out of its underutilized talent pool, but it also necessitated an overabundance of pay-per-view ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 17 days ago 25,409 reads 64 comments

  7. Predictions for Goldberg's Return to WWE Raw

    Last week, WWE announced Goldberg would return to Raw on the Jan. 2 edition of the weekly broadcast as part of the company's celebration of the new year...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 17 days ago 26,565 reads 52 comments

  8. Why Triple H's Imminent Return Is Not Good for WWE

    Triple H will be back on WWE programming—probably sooner rather than later. That's because former protege Seth Rollins is out for revenge, and that will lead to a showdown between the two...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 17 days ago 51,877 reads 69 comments

  9. Brock Lesnar at WWE Royal Rumble 2017: Most Likely Scenarios for Beast Incarnate

    Brock Lesnar is heading to the Royal Rumble, and he's got mayhem on his mind. Paul Heyman's Beast Incarnate is hungry for revenge, and Jan. 29 is when he will try to get it...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 18 days ago 44,559 reads 40 comments

  10. Heath Slater, James Ellsworth and Why 2016 Was the Year of Cinderella in WWE

    Heath Slater wasn't supposed to be here—lifting a championship title above his head at a WWE pay-per-view, shouting in glee, the central figure in a major storyline on SmackDown...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 18 days ago 12,878 reads 30 comments

  11. SmackDown Beats Raw, Goldberg's Return and Top WWE News from Week of December 31

    John Cena Declares Himself No. 1 Contender After being off the road for a few months, John Cena returned to SmackDown to make his intentions for 2017 as clear as possible...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 18 days ago 11,945 reads 7 comments

  12. Triple H's Best Booking Options for Return to WWE Raw

    WWE 's failure to have Triple H address his unexpected alliance with Kevin Owens earlier this year ranks as potentially the company's biggest missed opportunity in 2016...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 19 days ago 23,993 reads 39 comments

  13. Pros and Cons of Roman Reigns Beating Kevin Owens at WWE Royal Rumble 2017

    Roman Reigns is eyeing the top prize on WWE Raw, and he might just take it on Jan. 29. WWE Royal Rumble 2017 will see The Big Dog face Kevin Owens for the WWE Universal Championship...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 19 days ago 25,829 reads 96 comments

  14. Marty Scurll Talks Ring of Honor, Villain Character, WWE UK Tournament

    Marty Scurll has been around the wrestling industry for more than a decade, but his transition to The Villain character has made waves around the world, including in the United States with his recent signing to Ring of Honor...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 19 days ago 10,733 reads 3 comments

  15. WWE Royal Rumble 2017: Worst Matches in History of PPV

    It's easier to find bad matches in Royal Rumble pay-per-views than good ones. That's because the Royal Rumble PPVs are all about the Rumble itself. Usually, the remaining matches are filler—unfulfilling appetizers to the main course...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 19 days ago 30,751 reads 78 comments

  16. WWE 2016 Year in Review: Power Ranking B/R's Consensus Top 16 Stars of the Year

    If you have been watching wrestling for as long as most of the writers here at Bleacher Report, you know 2016 was a big year for WWE. Just think about all the major events the company crammed into a 12-month period...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 19 days ago 43,439 reads 66 comments

  17. Seth Rollins Needs Triple H on WWE Raw to Create Spark in Static Character

    Seth Rollins is waiting. The former Shield frontman and current Raw fan favorite has been biding his time for the moment when Triple H returns to the fold in WWE ...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 20 days ago 23,297 reads 74 comments

  18. John Cena, The Undertaker, The New Day and More from the Year-End Mailbag

    As 2016 draws to a close, many people around the world are ready to move on. In the negative landscape of social media, 2016 has been deemed a cursed year and will likely be remembered ...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 20 days ago 9,734 reads 15 comments

  19. WWE Rumors: Buzz on Road to WWE Royal Rumble 2017 for Week of Dec. 26

    We're still several weeks away from WWE Royal Rumble 2017 on Jan. 29, but some of the big pieces are already falling into place...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 20 days ago 38,122 reads 38 comments

  20. SmackDown Wild Card Finals and the Best WWE Matches for Week of Dec. 29

    WWE put quite the bow on 2016 with the SmackDown Wild Card Finals and NXT's two-hour special from Osaka, Japan. An already stacked calendar crammed in a pair of big events at year's end...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 20 days ago 3,812 reads 5 comments

  21. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of Dec. 29

    Johnny Gargano is among those WWE NXT stars who are charging into 2017 with momentum. On the final NXT of the year, the developmental brand traveled to Osaka, Japan, for a two-hour special...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 20 days ago 8,100 reads 3 comments

  22. WWE Raw vs. SmackDown: Winner, Highlights and Botches for Week of December 26

    The final week of 2016 brought with it two WWE brands headed in opposite directions as the new year approaches...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 20 days ago 17,822 reads 39 comments

  23. AJ Styles' 4 Best Potential WWE WrestleMania 33 Opponents

    When he debuted in WWE back at the Royal Rumble in January, not even AJ Styles could have envisaged the success he'd have during his first year with the company...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 20 days ago 54,190 reads 94 comments

  24. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from December 28

    In a very special edition of NXT , the Superstars of wrestling's most buzzed-about brand traveled to Osaka for a live event in Japan on Wednesday...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 21 days ago 26,103 reads 18 comments

  25. WWE SmackDown: Burning Questions to Address After Dec. 27 Show

    AJ Styles has run WWE SmackDown for much of 2016, but his reign atop the blue brand is suddenly in danger. John Cena's arrival may be poised to rearrange the SmackDown hierarchy...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 21 days ago 10,792 reads 21 comments