‘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


Proposed Governmental Ban on Non-Compete Clauses Affects Pro Wrestling

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Joe Biden, Non-Compete Clauses, and WWE US President Joe Biden announced last week his intention to issue an executive order limiting, and in some cases banning, non-compete clauses.  The move could potentially alter the way WWE and other wrestling promotions do business.  Currently, a standard WWE contract contains a 90 day non-compete clause. That means […] READ MORE


Can Drew McIntyre Recapture his 2020 Magic?

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2020 was a great year for Drew McIntyre. The Scottish Warrior’s reversal of fortunes was a pro wrestling Cinderella story. Upon first signing with the WWE in his early twenties he was fast tracked to main event status, on the Friday Night SmackDown roster,  declared the “Chosen One” and a future WWE champion by no […] READ MORE


Edge vs Roman Reigns: How to Build a Babyface

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Roman Reigns has been over like Rover since turning heel in 2020. Fans had long responded more positively to Reigns when he showed heel characteristics but flogged him when he was being pushed as a face. Ergo, the warm response to his “Tribal Chief” character had perhaps been what the people were asking for, all […] READ MORE





How Do the Recent Releases at WWE Change the Landscape?

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As reported by Scott Edwards, today WWE announced the following recent releases at WWE: Lana, Ruby Riott, Murphy, Aleister Black, Santana Garrett, and Braun Strowman. The surprising cuts come just a month after a wave of releases that included Billie Kay, Peyton Royce, Samoa Joe, and Mickie James. The reaction of those released is still […] READ MORE


Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Ruby Riott and More Released From WWE

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On Wednesday, Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Ruby Riott, Lana, Santana Garrett, and Buddy Murphy were released from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), according to Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp. WWE has since confirmed it on their website. This comes nearly two months after the releases of multiple wrestlers including Samoa Joe and The IIconics. Two weeks ago, […] READ MORE