The Strange Quest of Sami Zayn in WWE

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February 18’s broadcast of WWE Friday Night SmackDown saw Sami Zayn capture his third Intercontinental Championship from Shinsuke Nakamura. The win culminates a long, strange trip Zayn’s character has taken since losing the title to Big E. Let’s examine the storage quest of Sami Zayn in WWE The Strange Quest of Sami Zayn in WWE And […] READ MORE


Santos Escobar: A Heel for All Seasons in NXT

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NXT 2.0’s September 2021 premiere was met with trepidation and apprehension. Under the helmsmanship of WWE’s executive vice president of global talent strategy and development Triple H, “Black and Gold” NXT was a cult favorite that had spawned a new breed of World Wrestling Entertainment wrestling. With his prioritization of female and international talent, and […] READ MORE


WWE Women’s Division Takes More Hits From Releases

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Once again, the scythe has fallen over World Wrestling Entertainment’s roster of pro wrestling talent, and once again the cuts come as a shock to fans and industry watchers. The list of released talent reads: Keith Lee, Mia Yim, Nia Jax, Harry Smith, Karrion Kross, Scarlett, Ember Moon, Eva Marie, Franky Monet, B-Fab, Gran Metalik, […] READ MORE


2021 Draft Takes Effect on SmackDown

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WWE’s latest draft sent some of Friday Night SmackDown’s biggest stars-Seth Rollins, Edge, Bianca Belair, Becky Lynch-to Monday Night Raw. However, in return the “blue brand” received some WWE universe fan favorites and NXT talent making their main roster debut. Both newly  minted and familiar WWE superstars mixed it up on the October 22 SmackDown […] READ MORE




Hit Row: What to Expect from The Faction on SmackDown

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In 2019, Isaiah “Swerve” Scott, f.k.a. Shane Strickland of Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW) and Major League Wrestling (MLW) fame, signed a contract with WWE, debuting via the NXT Breakout Tournament. After floating around for a while taking losses to the likes of Drew Gulak and El Hijo del Fantasma (now known as Santos Escobar), he […] READ MORE


WWE Draft, Night 1: The Good, the Bad, and the Unexpected

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Pumpkin spice season, sweater weather, and the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) draft are upon us, the latter beginning on October 1’s episode of Friday Night SmackDown. The draft picks had implications for the directions of both SmackDown and Monday Night Raw, as WWE seems to be going head to head with All Elite Wrestling (AEW) […] READ MORE


NXT Superstars Hit Row Drafted to SmackDown

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The second round of announcements for the 2021 WWE Draft came with a few surprises. Chief among them was the announcement made by WWE official Sonya Deville. In the first of potentially multiple names called up from NXT, the entirety of Hit Row was drafted to SmackDown. All four members – Ashante “Thee” Adonis, Top […] READ MORE


NXT 2.0 Debuts Several Fresh Faces

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Throughout 2019 and 2020, Triple H and members of the NXT  roster such as, at that time, Adam Cole insistently waved the banner that NXT was no longer a developmental territory. The black and gold brand was pushed as a third World Wrestling Entertainment brand in its own right, with a planned international expansion that […] READ MORE