Doudrop on Raw: Subtle, Effective, and Fun

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When Monday Night Raw began advertising the return of Eva Marie, reaction was mixed. Shortly after the release of several more athletically credible female talents, bringing Eva back seemed like a tone deaf move on the part of World Wrestling Entertainment. When her June 15 debut came, Eva Marie had unadvertised accompaniment: wrestler Kimberly Benson, […] READ MORE


‘We Want Wyatt’: What Raw Crowd’s Chants Really Mean

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‘Protect the gimmick’ was the word of law for decades in the life of the pro wrestling industry. Pro wrestlers were held to their persona by their public, who, until the curtain was pulled back by 90s incidents like Vince McMahon, Jr.’s steroid allegations and the Montreal Screwjob, largely believed the characters and shenanigans of […] READ MORE


Bray Wyatt: Where It Went Wrong For Released Superstar

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Not many superstars have been more synonymous with the WWE over the past decade than Bray Wyatt. Windham Rotunda, the man who has portrayed Bray Wyatt since abandoning the Husky Harris character in early 2012, is a homegrown talent; a WWE mainstay and third generation superstar who has surpassed the in-ring achievements of both his […] READ MORE


Toni Storm Debuts on SmackDown

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When her NXT UK nemesis Rhea Ripley departed the Capitol Wrestling Center for Monday Night Raw, Toni Storm declared that it was “Toni’s time to storm” NXT’s women’s roster. With current NXT women’s champion Raquel Gonzalez having slid into Ripley’s niche as the dominant force on the women’s roster, Storm’s efforts were diverted to a […] READ MORE






Who Should Win The 2021 Women’s Money in the Bank?

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The Money in the Bank ladder match is one of the staples of WWE programming each and every year. While it doesn’t have the same luster as something like the Royal Rumble, it is still one of the more exciting proponents of WWE year in and year out. Both the men’s and women’s ladder matches […] READ MORE