20 Years Later: The 2001 Royal Rumble Match


Twenty years ago today, the World Wrestling Federation held its fourteenth annual Royal Rumble event. To say that there was excitement heading in would be an understatement. Given the Royal Rumble‘s reputation, even during this period in the company that would later be known as WWE, this should come as no surprise. The 2001 Royal […] READ MORE

Lucky 27: The Historic Royal Rumble Number


When it comes to the WWE Royal Rumble, statistics matter. From the total number of eliminations in a single match to the cumulative time that a wrestler has spent in Rumbles throughout history, this is one event where stats are the most interesting. When it comes to numbers that can be described as historic, one […] READ MORE

Mike Tyson: A Wrestling Influence


Back in March, we looked at Muhammad Ali‘s influence on the world of professional wrestling.  A near-thirty year love affair saw Muhammad Ali become inspired by Gorgeous George, main event WrestleMania and end up on the receiving end of a Gorilla Monsoon airplane spin.  It was announced this week that WWE Hall of Fame inductee […] READ MORE

WWE In Your House: The Legendary Matches

In the spring of 1995, the World Wrestling Federation introduced In Your House. Originally intended as a way to deliver content during certain months, In Your House offered PPVs at reduced prices. The months that didn’t feature King of the Ring, SummerSlam, Survivor Series, Royal Rumble or WrestleMania would not be left out in the […] READ MORE

Game Ongoing: Twenty Five Years of Triple H


This week’s episode of SmackDown will be a little bit different to what we are used to.  The Friday night broadcast will be a celebration of Triple H‘s pro-wrestling career.  Specifically, it will be a celebration of Triple H’s WWE career – though you can find the pre-WWE portion of his career here.  On April […] READ MORE

The 30 Greatest Matches in WWE SummerSlam History


SummerSlam is coming this Sunday live from Toronto, Canada and is sure to be one hell of a show. For a long time, SummerSlam has been seen as the second biggest show of the year when it comes to WWE, with WrestleMania, of course, being top dog. The “Biggest Party of the Summer” has seen […] READ MORE