#AndNEW: Big E Wins WWE Championship


Hours before Monday Night Raw went on the air, Big E took to Twitter to announce that he would be on the show. More importantly, he declared that he would be cashing in his Money in the Bank opportunity on the WWE Champion, Bobby Lashley. “The Powerhouse of Positivity” had an appropriately sizable presence on […] READ MORE

Analysis: Why Does WWE Have So Many Championships?


In professional wrestling, titles are often sought after by all who enter the industry. As Arn Anderson once famously stated, “championship gold serves as an avenue for building professional wrestling stars and having those stars represent your brand.” There is no doubt that people heavily associate wrestlers like “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and The Rock […] READ MORE

#AndNEW: Bobby Lashley Wins the WWE Championship

The reign of the “All Mighty” Bobby Lashley has begun. On this week’s episode of Monday Night RAW, Lashley finally received his opportunity to challenge The Miz for the WWE Championship. After multiple dodging attempts by the titleholder, The Miz was forced to take on the “Chief Hurt Officer” of The Hurt Business. Despite the […] READ MORE

#AndNEW: The Miz Cashes in to Become WWE Champion


The 2021 Elimination Chamber pay-per-view event saw Drew McIntyre defend the WWE Championship against former world champions Jeff Hardy, Kofi Kingston, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, and Sheamus. Throughout the match, McIntyre had to contend with offense from four seasoned wrestlers, each with their own distinct approach. However, the reigning WWE Champion persevered. At the end […] READ MORE

No Chamber for Young Men: WWE’s Age Problem on Full Display in Raw Elimination Chamber Match


In 2017, WWE took geriatric wrestling to a new level when it staged a Survivor Series match between Team Raw and Team SmackDown. Team SmackDown, which was led by then 47-year old Shane McMahon, featured wrestlers whose average age was 40.2. The team included then 37-year old Randy Orton, 37-year old Shinsuke Nakamura, 40-year old […] READ MORE

Keith Lee to Face Drew McIntyre for WWE Championship


WWE Champion Drew McIntyre opened the last Monday Night RAW of 2020 reiterating what anyone watching his meteoric second shot at stardom can attest: McIntyre has had quite a year. As he reminded the Thunderdome, he defeated Brock Lesnar for the WWE championship, lost it to Randy Orton, and regained the belt from Orton. The […] READ MORE

The Daniel Bryan Comeback Story: Two Years Later (2/2)


The Daniel Bryan comeback story is one which will go down as one of the all-time great comebacks.  When fans discuss great pro-wrestling comebacks, there is no doubt that Bryan’s will be discussed among the likes of Edge and Shawn Michaels‘.  Part one of the series focused on the first half of Bryan’s return; culminating […] READ MORE

Pro Wrestling Staple: The Rich Guy 

At its heart professional wrestling is all about gimmicks.  Larger than life characters playing on the emotions of the fans to get them invested in the in-ring action.  One of pro wrestling’s staples is the rich guy gimmick. Strutting around with the swagger of a lottery winner, flaunting their money and the advantages that they […] READ MORE