Xia Li Makes Dynamic SmackDown Debut

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Xia Li, the first Chinese woman to date to compete in a World Wrestling Entertainment ring, was drafted from NXT to Friday Night SmackDown in October 2021, and debuted onscreen for the “blue brand” in December 2021. However, her first singles match did not arrive until February 25’s broadcast, from the Giant Center in Hershey, […] READ MORE




What’s Next for Beth Phoenix Following NXT Departure?

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December 5’s NXT WarGames marks NXT’s first pay-per-view event since being rebranded in late summer 2021, into NXT 2.0. It also marks the last appearance of WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix at the NXT commentary desk. On December 2, via Twitter, Phoenix announced that she would be departing the NXT team to spend more […] READ MORE


Randy Orton and Natalya Set New Guinness World Records

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At the 2021 Survivor Series event, two WWE superstars set new Guinness World Records for most WWE PPV appearances for male and female wrestlers respectively: Randy Orton and Natalya. Randy Orton set his at 177 appearances in a tag team match with fellow Raw Tag Team Champion Riddle against SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos. […] READ MORE


“The EST” Bianca Belair Tops Pro Wrestling Illustrated Women’s 150

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Bianca Belair topped the Pro Wrestling Illustrated yearly 150 name ranking of female pro wrestlers in its recently released January issue. Taking the number one spot is a boon for Belair, whose meteoric rise in World Wrestling Entertainment’s women’s division throughout 2020 was halted upon losing the Friday Night SmackDown women’s title to Becky Lynch at […] READ MORE


Toni Storm Tagged in for Survivor Series

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The lead-up to the thirty-fifth installment of World Wrestling Entertainment’s pay per view series Survivor Series has been conducted mostly online, with announcements via Twitter about who would be staffing the teams representing Friday Night SmackDown and Monday Night Raw in the “battle for brand supremacy.” The fallout on WWE television has seen Dominik Mysterio […] READ MORE


Survivor Series: Which Women’s Team Will Come Out on Top?

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Each November, World Wrestling Entertainment’s Superstars battle for bragging rights for their respective brands in the yearly pay-per-view event Survivor Series. Coming in the wake of WWE’s Saudi Arabian extravaganza Crown Jewel and the yearly brand draft, Survivor Series didn’t receive as much build-up on television as in previous years. However, on November 21 the […] READ MORE