1. Best and Worst WWE Championship Belt Designs of All Time

    Even while Seth Rollins and Finn Balor laid their guts on the mat at SummerSlam in a match that left The Demon King with a torn labrum , much of the focus was on the design of the championship belt they fought over...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 41,974 reads 92 comments

  2. Bayley, Stephanie McMahon and the Women Who Are Reshaping the WWE Landscape

    Pro wrestling has always been a man's world, but the past few years have seen a shift toward making women a more integral part of the show, both in front of the camera and behind the scenes...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 1 month ago 14,762 reads 39 comments

  3. 'Million Dollar Man' Ted DiBiase's Transformation from WWE Superstar to Minister

    When Ted DiBiase called his wife in the morning to check in, he hadn't bothered to sleep the night before. After he and Irwin R...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 65,672 reads 63 comments

  4. WWE Cruiserweight Classic 2016 Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction for August 24

    The past five days have been one of the busiest times for WWE in recent memory. It started Saturday with NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 1 month ago 17,735 reads 52 comments

  5. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from August 24

    The first NXT episode after TakeOver: Back to Brooklyn took fans...back to Brooklyn, New York, for what was essentially a recap show, with two matches intertwined to keep things interesting...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 1 month ago 22,576 reads 26 comments

  6. The Miz Interview on WWE 'Talking Smack' Showcased His Hugely Underrated Talent

    Unleashed with no script, The Miz turned WWE 's Talking Smack into a showcase of skills that have long been underappreciated . The Miz 's beginnings as a reality show star have always prevented him from garnering respect from diehard fans...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 39,122 reads 179 comments

  7. WWE SmackDown: Burning Questions to Address After August 23 Show

    On Tuesday's WWE SmackDown , it was Carmella, a pair of new championships and a challenger who just can't quite cross the finish line that left the audience asking questions...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 29,341 reads 74 comments

  8. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Feuds That'll Continue Through Backlash, Clash of Champions

    WWE SummerSlam 2016 was a night with historical implications, from the first pay-per-view meeting between Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton to the crowning of the inaugural WWE universal champion...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 1 month ago 14,224 reads 30 comments

  9. WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship: Keys to Establishing Blue Brand's New Title

    The newly created WWE SmackDown Tag Team Championship can become a holy grail for the blue brand if nurtured properly. The formula for bolstering the belts from the get-go isn't complicated...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 16,006 reads 44 comments

  10. The Miz, Daniel Bryan Have Heated Confrontation on WWE 'Talking Smack'

    Following Tuesday's episode of SmackDown Live, WWE intercontinental champion The Miz unloaded on SmackDown general manager Daniel Bryan in a scathing promo on WWE Network's Talking Smack ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 73,408 reads 106 comments

  11. Why John Cena's Absence from WWE SmackDown Was Best for Business

    On Tuesday, John Cena did not appear on SmackDown. This is abnormal for the “Face That Runs the Place,” who’s usually at every house show, every reading challenge, every morning show and every Make-A-Wish promo appearance...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 1 month ago 21,154 reads 45 comments

  12. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: WWE Refuses to Learn Its Lesson with Roman Reigns

    1. Roman Reigns on Repeat That sound you hear is WWE banging its head on the wall. It doesn't matter how many boos fans fire at Roman Reigns or how loud the jeers get, WWE ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 47,273 reads 165 comments

  13. WWE SmackDown Results: Biggest Winners, Losers and Moments from August 23

    The MVP of sports entertainment in 2016 continued his phenomenal run Tuesday night as AJ Styles defeated Dolph Ziggler to become No...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 1 month ago 23,731 reads 165 comments

  14. WWE SummerSlam 2016 Results: Biggest Missed Opportunities with Show's Booking

    SummerSlam 2016 was one of those rare examples where an event had such a grandiose feel and not only didn't manage to live up to the hype, it almost seems like it was knowingly booked to be a disappointment instead...

    Anthony Mango Written by Anthony Mango about 1 month ago 26,334 reads 47 comments

  15. WWE SmackDown Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from August 23

    AJ Styles continued his phenomenal tear through the SmackDown Live roster Tuesday night, defeating Dolph Ziggler in a stellar main event and cashing his ticket to Backlash, where he will challenge Dean Ambrose for the WWE Championship...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 1 month ago 96,659 reads 239 comments

  16. Dean Ambrose vs. AJ Styles Announced for WWE Backlash 2016 PPV

    AJ Styles beat Dolph Ziggler to earn a shot against Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Championship at Backlash on Sept. 11...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 20,109 reads 139 comments

  17. WWE SmackDown's 1st-Ever Women's, Tag Team Champs to Be Decided at Backlash PPV

    SmackDown Live commissioner Shane McMahon and general manager Daniel Bryan announced the show will have its own Tag Team Championship and Women's Championship...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 36,016 reads 88 comments

  18. Brock Lesnar Fined for Assault on Randy Orton at WWE SummerSlam 2016

    The WWE announced Tuesday that Raw commissioner Stephanie McMahon fined Brock Lesnar $500 for bloodying Randy Orton at SummerSlam. Lesnar won the match by technical knockout after brutalizing Orton with repetitive elbows to the skull...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 294,767 reads 202 comments

  19. WWE SmackDown: Live Results, Reaction and Analysis for August 23

    Welcome to Bleacher Report's live coverage of the August 23 episode of SmackDown . SummerSlam may be over, but SmackDown has to move quickly to get the Backlash card in order before the pay-per-view airs on September 11...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 1 month ago 50,963 reads 628 comments

  20. WWE Rumors: Examining Latest Buzz Around Brock Lesnar, The Dudley Boyz and More

    SummerSlam 's drama didn't end when the cameras went off; a rumored backstage altercation between Brock Lesnar and Chris Jericho nearly gave the pay-per-view a bonus match...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 20,904 reads 43 comments

  21. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Power Ranking Every Match from PPV

    The 2016 incarnation of SummerSlam was a show devoted to some of the top rivalries and stories in professional wrestling, but it was one ultimately defined by quality that should have ...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 1 month ago 12,628 reads 31 comments

  22. Power Ranking WWE Universal Championship Contenders After Finn Balor Injury

    Finn Balor won the WWE Universal Championship at SummerSlam but was forced to vacate the title because of injury...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 10,745 reads 51 comments

  23. WWE Raw: Burning Questions to Address After August 22 Show

    The August 22 episode of Raw saw the relinquishing of a newly created championship, the arrival of NXT 's most popular Superstar and the retirement of tag team royalty...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 1 month ago 33,216 reads 103 comments

  24. Bayley Makes WWE Raw Debut: Best Potential Rivalries, Predictions for New Star

    WWE Raw's power to emotionally resonate markedly increased the moment Bayley made her long-awaited debut...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 14,170 reads 46 comments

  25. WWE SmackDown: Potential Spoilers, Rumors, News and Preview for August 23

    AJ Styles will storm into Tuesday's WWE SmackDown riding a freight train of momentum. He has plenty to gloat about after knocking off John Cena at SummerSlam ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 33,292 reads 127 comments