WWE New Year’s Redemption: Which Superstars Are in Need?

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Uncertainty, abrupt changes of plans, and skeleton crews trying to keep the proverbial ship afloat have become the norm in a world grappling with the ongoing challenges of the global COVID-19 pandemic. All of these dynamics have impacted the world of sports entertainment, as it has other facets of life. In 2021, World Wrestling Entertainment […] READ MORE


Karrion Kross: The Man WWE Never Understood

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Karrion Kross was released along with several other WWE talent on November 4, putting to an end a troubled tenure on the roster of Monday Night Raw. Although he was a dominant force and a 2x champion on the developmental NXT brand, the powers that be at Raw never quite wrapped their head around Kross, […] READ MORE


WWE Strikes Back

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For a year and a half, World Wrestling Entertainment has insisted that it does not view All Elite Wrestling as serious competition,  in the same way that WCW dogged them throughout the 1990s. However, 2021 has seen a subtle but palpable shift in tactics and, presumably, perspective. When launching NXT on USA Network in 2019 […] READ MORE



Samoa Joe’s Challengers Align on NXT

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Samoa Joe made NXT history on August 22’s NXT TakeOver 36 event. By defeating Karrion Kross, Joe became the brand’s first three-time champion. Their rivalry seems to have ended there, with Kross departing the black and gold brand to permanently join the Monday Night Raw roster. Samoa Joe’s other most likely challenger for the NXT […] READ MORE


NXT TakeOver 36: NXT at Its Finest

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At its finest, pro wrestling satisfies an ancient urge in its audience, hearkening back to human history’s first entertainments. The broad but morally tinged comedy of folklore’s tricksters, the blood sports of gladiators, the death-defying risks of bull jumpers, the archetypes of heroes and villains, all live in the art form. Pro wrestling is very […] READ MORE


NXT TakeOver: 36 Results and Analysis (8/22/21)

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Following a jam-packed and newsworthy SummerSlam, NXT had their chance to follow the main roster for the first time. Would they be able to deliver though? That was the question at hand heading into it and all night long. Here are the NXT TakeOver: 36 results along with analysis for the NXT Championship match and […] READ MORE




WWE NXT Card Preview (8/17/21)

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NXT as we know it may be coming to an end in the near future as it reverts back to its original form. That being said, there is still NXT TakeOver: 36 coming this Sunday. That means that for at least this week, it’s full force ahead as it will be a mini-TakeOver Tuesday night […] READ MORE