Preview: WWE SmackDown (6/3/22) – Hell in a Cell Go-Home Show… Kinda

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WWE‘s Friday Night SmackDown is here once more! Tonight’s episode is the go-home edition of SmackDown ahead of this weekend’s Hell in a Cell pay per view – which will feature Raw and SmackDown superstars entering the famed, infamously hellish structure in front of thousands of adoring fan-wait, there are no SmackDown matches booked for […] READ MORE


Preview: WWE Raw (5/30/22) – Contract Signing

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WWE Monday Night Raw comes to us live tonight from the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa – the home state of Seth Rollins. There has not been much of a historical legacy left in this building, the last time WWE came to town was on December 23, 2019, when “Santa Claus” had a […] READ MORE



The Strange Quest of Sami Zayn in WWE

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February 18’s broadcast of WWE Friday Night SmackDown saw Sami Zayn capture his third Intercontinental Championship from Shinsuke Nakamura. The win culminates a long, strange trip Zayn’s character has taken since losing the title to Big E. Let’s examine the storage quest of Sami Zayn in WWE The Strange Quest of Sami Zayn in WWE And […] READ MORE




New Japan 50: The Long Road to the IWGP World Championship

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On January 13, 2022, New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) turned 50, joining a very small class of wrestling promotions that made it to at least a half-century of operation. There’s a lot of history for Japan’s premier organization (which we here at Last Word on Pro Wrestling will be covering throughout the year), but one interesting […] READ MORE