Doudrop on Raw: Subtle, Effective, and Fun

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When Monday Night Raw began advertising the return of Eva Marie, reaction was mixed. Shortly after the release of several more athletically credible female talents, bringing Eva back seemed like a tone deaf move on the part of World Wrestling Entertainment. When her June 15 debut came, Eva Marie had unadvertised accompaniment: wrestler Kimberly Benson, […] READ MORE


Preview: WWE Raw (8/23/21) – Logan Paul Returns

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Monday Night Raw has arrived! This week, Raw takes place live from Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California. The first edition of the red brand since Saturday’s polarizing SummerSlam event, which saw the return of both Becky Lynch and Brock Lesnar. The landscape of the Raw brand changed at the event; with Charlotte Flair capturing […] 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


MVPs of WWE’s Pandemic Era

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With World Wrestling Entertainment’s return to live tapings from venues across the country beginning July 16, a short but distinct era in its history ends. The Pandemic Era saw WWE pivoting quickly to crowdless shows filmed first at the WWE Performance Center, and finally the technologically sophisticated Thunderdome at Amway Center. The COVID19 pandemics demands-eliminating […] READ MORE


Is the WWE Women’s Tag Team Division Dead?

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June 14’s Monday Night Raw saw some new developments in World Wrestling Entertainment‘s women’s tag team division. Eva Marie returned, with NXT UK alum Piper Niven in tow, and the seeds of acrimony were sewn between current women’s tag team champions Natalya and Tamina and Mandy Rose and Dana Brooke. Despite these new turns of […] READ MORE


The Negative Impact Of Reginald

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On last night’s episode of Monday Night Raw (May 31), Reginald defeated Shayna Baszler. For weeks now, Alexa Bliss has used the unfair advantage of voodoo magic to cost Baszler matches. We have been unsure as to why Bliss – or her demon doll of death, Lilly – has targeted the Queen of Spades in […] READ MORE



WWE Raw Card Preview: Riddle vs. Xavier Woods (5/24/21)

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The WWE Raw card for this Monday night has two matches announced, but expect more especially regarding the WWE Championship. Here’s the WWE Raw card preview. Riddle vs. Xavier Woods Riddle‘s playfulness with The New Day has run out after last week. Randy Orton walked out on Riddle following his loss to Kofi Kingston. That […] READ MORE


Shayna Baszler Loses Again

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When will it end? Shayna Baszler lost (again) on this week’s episode of Monday Night Raw. Last week, she was the victim of a voodoo assault from Alexa Bliss and her demented demon doll of death, Lilly. This week, teaming with Nia Jax against Tamina and Natalya, she managed to lock in the Kirifuda Clutch […] READ MORE