Commander Azeez to Make In-Ring Debut On SmackDown Next Week

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Following last night’s tag team defeat (with Sami Zayn) against Kevin Owens and Big E, Apollo Crews announced that on next week’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown, he would be replacing Zayn with his devoutly loyal, Commander Azeez. Before you get too excited, we would like to remind you that though Commander Azeez and, indeed, […] READ MORE


Preview: WWE SmackDown Card (6/11/21) – Tag Team Action

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Friday Night SmackDown returns once more! On last week’s show, Roman Reigns absolutely demolished Dominik Mysterio – with the junior Mysterio feeling the full wrath of the Tribal Chief in a brutal display of what Roman is capable of. It no doubt sent a message to anyone – especially the dissenting Jimmy Uso – willing […] READ MORE


Big E: Pitching Feuds For A Man Left With No Feud

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The recent list of WWE releases demonstrate a profound lack of booking acumen by the company. The release of Aleister Black, especially, made little sense. He had just returned from a lengthy hiatus – debuting a refined and rejuvenated version of his character. Black had just began a feud with Big E; the man widely tipped […] READ MORE


Preview: WWE SmackDown Card (6/04/21) – Two Title Matches

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Friday Night SmackDown is almost here! In a breakaway from recent tradition, we even have not one, but two matches to preview. Christmas in June? Why not! The Intercontinental and SmackDown Tag Team Championships are both being defended on an episode of SmackDown sure to deliver. Don’t believe me? Then let’s take a look and […] READ MORE


The Usos Bring Attention To SmackDown Tag Team Division

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For what feels like decades now, the tag team divisions within the WWE have been overshadowed. As we all know, there is a tendency within the company to break up natural tag teams; instead cramming the division with makeshift, unnatural teams. We’ve seen this for years now. Cryme Tyme (JTG and the late Shad Gaspard), […] READ MORE


SmackDown Continues To Develop Its Stars

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The contrast between Raw and SmackDown is often staggering. In recent weeks, it has only become more shocking that both brands belong to the same company. How can SmackDown’s Tribal Chief, Roman Reigns, exist in the same WWE lore which sees zombies involved in matches on Raw? How can the rise of Bianca Belair as […] READ MORE



Preview: WWE SmackDown Card (05/07/21) – Throwback SmackDown

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WWE returns to FOX once more with a billed “Retro” themed episode of Friday Night SmackDown. Over the years, we have seen a number of throwback episodes; whether it be the oft-used “Legend’s Night”, “RAW 1000” or the most recent “SmackDown 1000” in 2018. With tonight’s episode being dubbed a “Retro” night, it remains to […] READ MORE