1. 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 20,742 reads 86 comments

  2. Tommy Dreamer Talks WWE Run, Dudley Boyz and House of Hardcore

    ECW legend Tommy Dreamer is regarded as one of the innovators of violence in professional wrestling, but his impact on the industry is far from over...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 17 days ago 12,799 reads 13 comments

  3. Bayley, Nia Jax, Women's Wrestling and More from the Lean-in Mailbag

    From the moment Bayley debuted in WWE , I could feel the sea change Stephanie McMahon was trying to create with the manufactured debut of the Women's Revolution...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 17 days ago 7,229 reads 38 comments

  4. WWE Rumors: Buzz on Road to WWE Backlash 2016 for Week of Sept. 8

    WWE is just days away from its first brand-exclusive pay-per-view with the return of Backlash on Sunday, but the rumor mill this week focusses on plenty of action elsewhere in the company...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 17 days ago 10,571 reads 48 comments

  5. Cesaro vs. Sheamus and the Best WWE Matches for Week of September 8

    As WWE focused on hyping Sunday's Backlash pay-per-view and setting up Clash of Champions on September 25, the Cruiserweight Classic outclassed all the in-ring action on Raw and ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 5,356 reads 20 comments

  6. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of Sept. 8

    Even with all the space left on WWE NXT's center stage after Raw and SmackDown's raid of the developmental brand in July, separating from all the talented prospects on the roster is a difficult task...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 17 days ago 8,128 reads 17 comments

  7. 7 Match Stipulations WWE Should Never Use Again

    Over the years, WWE has utilized countless different stipulations for its matches, but many of them are outdated or inappropriate in today's environment...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 18 days ago 35,541 reads 125 comments

  8. WWE NXT Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from September 7

    Austin Aries' initial few months in NXT were anything but stellar, marred by mediocre in-ring performances and lackluster creative direction...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 18 days ago 9,114 reads 15 comments

  9. 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 18 days ago 18,829 reads 84 comments

  10. WWE Cruiserweight Classic 2016: Winners, Grades, Reaction for September 7

    This was the final week of quarterfinal matches for the Cruiserweight Classic, and the realization that this tournament will soon be coming to an end is starting to sink in. WWE has something special on its hands with this concept...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 18 days ago 19,039 reads 57 comments

  11. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from September 7

    NXT continued to rebuild its roster in the wake of the WWE draft and several call-ups, delivering a show that presented stars who would be integral to the future of the brand...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 18 days ago 11,595 reads 16 comments

  12. Seth Rollins, Ryback Comment on CM Punk's MMA Debut at UFC 203

    Seth Rollins and Ryback will both be rooting for CM Punk when the former WWE star makes his mixed martial arts debut Saturday at UFC 203...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 18 days ago 77,894 reads 35 comments

  13. CM Punk: The 7 Moments That Led Him to WWE Stardom and to UFC 203

    CM Punk achieved some of the greatest feats in professional wrestling, working his way from Illinois bingo halls to tightly packed football stadiums and putting on some of the best matches in history...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 18 days ago 22,970 reads 30 comments

  14. 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

  15. Heath Slater and Rhyno vs. Usos/Hype Bros: Best Booking Options for WWE Backlash

    The all-consuming narrative that will be the heart of Sunday's WWE Backlash 2016 pay-per-view can only end one way: with Heath Slater and Rhyno 's odd-couple partnership leading to championship glory...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 18 days ago 24,192 reads 80 comments

  16. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: Luke Harper Must Be Major Player for WWE After Return

    1. A Monster Deserving of the Marquee Luke Harper is just the big, snarling beast WWE needs. The company has to unleash him when he returns and let him tangle with its top stars...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 18 days ago 21,376 reads 65 comments

  17. WWE Backlash 2016: Date, Start Time, Matches, Live Stream, PPV Info

    After an enthralling few months for WWE as it embarks into a new era, the first brand-exclusive pay-per-view sees SmackDown take center stage with the return of Backlash...

    Aaron Bower Written by Aaron Bower about 18 days ago 7,891 reads 19 comments

  18. 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 19 days ago 26,282 reads 144 comments

  19. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from Sept. 6

    Ahead of the Backlash pay-per-view on Sunday, WWE SmackDown featured rivals doling out confidence-shaking pain. Carmella provided a possible preview of how she could win the SmackDown Women's Championship when she choked out Nikki Bella...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 19 days ago 111,947 reads 360 comments

  20. CM Punk's UFC Debut: Definitive Timeline of Ex-WWE Star's Long Road to UFC 203

    The day is nearly upon us. Five-time world champion in the WWE CM Punk is finally, finally going to step into the Octagon at UFC 203 on Saturday...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 19 days ago 15,402 reads 33 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 34,264 reads 890 comments

  22. WWE Raw: Burning Questions to Address After September 5 Show

    After a former rival returned to WWE Raw, Bayley finds herself displaced, the Women's Championship suddenly out of her reach for now. Bayley scored her biggest win on the main roster to date on Monday's Raw...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 19 days ago 20,787 reads 68 comments

  23. Sasha Banks Is Essential to WWE Raw Reaching Full Potential

    WWE Raw wasn't complete without Sasha Banks. That was apparent as The Boss sat out the past few weeks dealing with a back injury, the women's division feeling skeletal without her...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 19 days ago 10,532 reads 51 comments

  24. WWE Clash of Champions 2016: Undercard Matches Fans Deserve to See

    WWE Clash of Champions 2016 is three weeks away, and the top of the card is already set. Currently, there are three matches, all title bouts, scheduled for WWE Clash of Champions: WWE Universal Championship Match: Kevin Owens (c) vs...

    James Moffat Written by James Moffat about 19 days ago 17,234 reads 37 comments

  25. 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