How Super SmackDown at MSG Delivered

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September 10’s Friday Night SmackDown, World Wrestling Entertainment’s first live broadcast at Madison Square Garden in two years, promised a “super” card. Super SmackDown at MSG celebrated WWE’s return to a venue entwined with its history, and a commemoration of the role that WWE played in helping to heal the nation after the September 11, […] READ MORE



The Bloodline: Roman Reigns and His Faction Are the Gift That Keeps Giving

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Roman Reigns recently marked 365 days, and counting, as World Wrestling Entertainment’s Universal Champion. Reigns is hardly a stranger to accolades, main event matches, nor his place as the de facto face of WWE. However, for most of the preceding decade that status was contentious, as the WWE audience intermittently wholesale rejected the babyface iteration […] READ MORE


Preview: WWE SmackDown (9/3/21) – Roman Reigns Vs. Finn Balor

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Well, it goes without saying that it is Friday once more. Friday Night SmackDown has arrived. In typical WWE fashion, we have just one match announced for tonight’s show: a WWE Universal Championship match between Roman Reigns and Finn Balor. We are used to just the one match being announced and, at this point, are […] READ MORE


5 Years Later: Finn Bálor Becomes the First WWE Universal Champion at SummerSlam 2016

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On July 19, 2016, World Wrestling Entertainment held its 2016 WWE Draft. This was designed to shake up the company’s TV programming, with Monday Night Raw and Friday Night SmackDown boasting unique rosters. One of the interesting wrinkles in this draft was the inclusion of NXT. This meant that wrestlers prominent on the black-and-gold brand […] READ MORE


Preview: WWE SmackDown (8/20/21) – Cena and Reigns Collide Again?

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Something is going to happen on this week’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown, which takes place tonight in Phoenix, Arizona. Unfortunately, we can not say with complete confidence and certainty what is going to happen. With so much being made of tonight’s episode of AEW Rampage, which is widely spectated to host CM Punk‘s return […] 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


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


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