NXT’s Changing Landscape

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December 5’s NXT War Games touted a definitive face-off between ‘Black and Gold NXT’ and ‘NXT 2.0’. The first pay-per-view to air since NXT’s rebranding, it unfolded under a cloud of speculation about the contract statuses of popular ‘Black and Gold’ era performers Johnny Gargano and Kyle O’Reilly. With both stars’ contracts expiring in mere […] READ MORE



Preview: WWE SmackDown (9/24/21) – Extreme Rules Go-Home

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Friday Night SmackDown returns to Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the Extreme Rules go-home edition of the show. It is always a good week when we have segments to preview, so this is a good week. We have no less than three confirmed segments/matches to take a look at, as well as some […] READ MORE


#AndNEW: King Nakamura Wins Second WWE Intercontinental Championship

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On this week’s edition of Friday Night SmackDown, Apollo Crews defended the WWE Intercontinental Championship against King Nakamura. Both men had their respective allies in their corners; while Crews was backed by Commander Azeez, Nakamura was backed by his energetic guitarist, Rick Boogs. Going into this match, Crews seemed to be the dominant competitor. However, […] READ MORE



Preview: WWE SmackDown (8/6/21) – Finn Balor vs Baron Corbin

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Friday Night SmackDown is here once again and we have just the one match announced so far. This seems to be a return to the ThunderDome era of WWE tradition of announcing very little in advance of these shows. Thankfully, we are well versed in filling up these previews with what we think might happen. […] READ MORE



Preview: WWE SmackDown (7/23/21) – John Cena Returns

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Friday Night SmackDown returns for a split show edition! A majority of the show will be live from Cleveland, Ohio at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, whilst – presumably – smaller portions of the show will be broadcast from the Rolling Loud Festival in Miami, Florida. The first blue brand episode since last Sunday’s successful Money in […] READ MORE