War of the Words: John Cena Takes Roman Reigns to Promo School

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Last Word on Pro Wrestling’s series, War of the Words, explores the art and impact of the promo by looking back through the archives. This series will examine all kinds of promos, from the most memorable or ones that have been overlooked and are underrated, showing the background of the promo, the promo itself, the aftermath […] READ MORE




WWE Dream Matches for John Cena Upon His Return

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John Cena is one of the most popular superstars WWE has ever produced. Dubbed as “The Franchise” and “Golden Boy” of the company, Cena carried the company on his back for a decade. As a matter of fact, some might say Cena is the last real megastar that the promotion has had in almost 20 […] READ MORE



Wrestling Meccas: The Allstate Arena

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Wrestling Meccas is a series of features at Last Word on Pro Wrestling that looks at the history of some of professional wrestling’s most iconic venues, from large stadiums to small indie havens. Today we head to the Chicago suburb of Rosemont to look at the Allstate Arena.  The Allstate Arena is frequently home to […] READ MORE


Royal Rumble: How Rumble Winners Fared in World Title Matches (2000s)

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In Part One of our look at how Royal Rumble winners have fared in their World title opportunities at WrestleMania, we examined the winners from the 1990s, starting with the 1993 victory of Yokozuna. While the Royal Rumble originally began in 1988, it wasn’t until 1993’s edition that the new stipulation of the Rumble winner […] READ MORE


Hiroshi Tanahashi & John Cena: A Tale of Two Kings

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For most of the past twenty years, two men have sat atop a throne in their respective countries as the biggest superstars of their respective brands. In the United States, John Cena held court over World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as the World Conqueror (a savior to some, a menace to others), while in the Far […] READ MORE


WWE Wishlist for 2021

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2020 in the wrestling industry was interesting, to say the least. It had career-making wins nobody was in attendance to see and matches that should’ve brought the roof down but the house was empty. It featured events that would’ve amassed deafening cheers; moments that define a generation every fan would’ve been more than happy to […] READ MORE


Preview: WWE – Monday Night RAW (11/16/2020)

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Monday Night RAW is back once again.  This coming RAW is the go-home show for the upcoming Survivor Series PPV and features a main event with strong implications for the cross-brand show.  Randy Orton faces Drew McIntyre in a rematch from Hell in a Cell; with the winner claiming the WWE Championship and going on […] READ MORE