WWE Between Brock and a Hard Place For Lesnar’s UFC Return

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The news that Brock Lesnar will return to UFC to fight Mark Hunt in July was as enticing and welcomed as it was unexpected. Lesnar’s UFC return has got the world talking, and rightly so. The ‘Mayor of Suplex City’ – whose last UFC bout was in 2011 before his official retirement from the company […] READ MORE


Managing an Empire: 5 Picks for Roman Reigns

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Roman Reigns is one of the most polarizing figures that the WWE has had on their roster in quite some time (well, since John Cena anyway). Universally loved by the casual WWE fan base (predominantly it’s younger and female fan base) but loathed and despised by vocally louder die-hards. Despite turning up his ring presence […] READ MORE



Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar and broken storytelling

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Coming out of SummerSlam, the big discussion from the main event revolved around whether or not the finish in Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar made sense. For those who missed it last night, Max Landis explained it in a post: The ending of #summerslam confused some people, rightfully so. But it did ultimately make sense. Here’s […] READ MORE


WrestleMania 31 Review: Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns

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In January of 2014, at the inaugural Royal Rumble event, Roman Reigns saw his first glimpse of solo superstardom. Eliminating opponents left and right, while challenging for Kane‘s Rumble eliminations record, there was a certain aura from the crowd. They wanted him to achieve that and cheered him on with every body he threw over the […] READ MORE


WrestleMania 31 Preview: Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar

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Welcome to Last Word on Mania month at Last Word on Sports! All month long we will be doing articles to build up for Wrestlemania 31 on March 29, 2015. Be sure to read everything this month by clicking this link. Enjoy! There’s a common saying in the WWE: The road to WrestleMania starts at the […] READ MORE



ECW and Death of the Cool

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Anyone who has been to a high school reunion has seen ‘That Guy’.  The person you used to look up to and wanted to be like, all grown up.  No longer a star athlete, or Mr. Popularity, or the cool kid.  Now they have a mortgage, maybe some kids of their own.  They’ve put on […] READ MORE


Casting Couch: The Running Man

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Since opening its doors WWE Studios has created several movies in varying genres, with the majority of them utilizing WWE talent in on-screen roles.  Up until recently, all of their films had been original productions. That changed earlier this year when WWE Studios released their first ever film based off of an existing property, Leprechaun: […] READ MORE


Under New Management

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“The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.” – Agha Hasan Abedi The 1980s are considered by many to be the golden age of the WWF.  An argument could be made that it certainly is one of, if not the best era of professional […] READ MORE