The Rapid Rise of Theory in WWE

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As reported at Last Word on Pro Wrestling, on April 18’s broadcast of Monday Night Raw, Theory defeated Finn Balor to capture the United States Championship. The title, for Theory, is the culmination of the rapid ascent he has undergone from NXT talent to a performer quickly climbing the card on the WWE flagship brand. […] READ MORE



A-Kid Debuts on NXT 2.0, Defeats Kushida

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March 15’s broadcast of NXT 2.0 saw the premiere of former NXT UK roster member A-Kid. Real name Carlos Ruiz, A-Kid initially signed to World Wrestling Entertainment’s NXT UK brand in 2019. A-Kid is the inaugural NXT UK Heritage Cup Champion, winning the accolade in November 2020. A-Kid Makes Impact on NXT 2.0 Background Before […] READ MORE



Preview: WWE SmackDown (3/4/22) – Ronda Rousey in Action

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WWE Friday Night SmackDown is here once again as the Road to WrestleMania heats up live from Miami, Florida. Tonight’s SmackDown has on offer a “first-time ever” moment with Ronda Rousey; an Intercontinental Championship match and a Tag Team Championship match. Without further ado, let’s dive into the preview. SmackDown Tag Team Championship: The Viking […] READ MORE


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



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