Supersized SmackDown Goes Head to Head With AEW Rampage

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The paradigm has shifted. World Wrestling Entertainment has finally stopped insisting that All Elite Wrestling is not competition, and are directly competing with the rival promotion on October 15’s edition of Friday Night SmackDown. The “middle child” of WWE television, having launched in 1999, SmackDown was long considered the “B” show to flagship program Monday […] READ MORE


Did Queen’s Crown Come Too Late?

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October 8’s Friday Night SmackDown kicked off Night One of the King of the Ring tournament, Some of World Wrestling Entertainment’s greatest performers, like “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, Booker T, and Owen Hart, used winning the tournament to enhance their gimmicks and their presences on the roster. This is the first KOTR held since 2019, before […] READ MORE



Finally: Bianca Belair and Becky Lynch Bring It At Extreme Rules

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Friday Night SmackDown women’s champion Becky Lynch was sorely missed by her avid fanbase during her year and a half absence from the ring. When Lynch returned to action at SummerSlam on August 21, crashing Carmella’s match against Bianca Belair for the women’s title, what followed was no less than baffling. Lynch claimed the title […] READ MORE




Does Turning Becky Lynch Heel Hurt Her Appeal?

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In 2018, World Wrestling Entertainment’s women’s division was in the midst of an evolution, and with three words, Becky Lynch lit the spark of a revolution: “I’m the Man.” The plan was that Lynch’s feud with former best friend Charlotte Flair would lead to a heel turn for her character. What actually occurred was lightning […] READ MORE



SummerSlam Card Takes Shape on SmackDown

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This year’s SummerSlam event is set to take place at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on August 21, and the card for the event is taking shape. Four matches have been announced for SummerSlam so far. At the moment, the card consists of a triple threat for the Raw women’s championship between unlikely titleholder […] READ MORE