The Marty Jannetty, Part 1: Superkick Party for One

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Marty Jannetty. Poor, poor Marty Jannetty. Throughout the world of sports-entertainment, no name has been as synonymous with the situation where one member of a tag team goes on to become a Legend in the history of the industry and the other becomes a footnote. The superkick from Shawn Michaels on December 2, 1991, during […] READ MORE


War of the Roses: John Cena vs AJ Styles

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War of the Roses: John Cena vs AJ Styles Right now the WWE is in an upswing. Going into it’s upcoming Brand Split on July 19 on the first live edition of the New Era Smackdown, the WWE has two huge main event storylines, seemingly with the intent of one to headline Raw and one to headline Smackdown. The […] READ MORE


The First Ladder Match: A Retrospective

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Today, WWE will hold their annual Money in the Bank event. The match the extravaganza is named after, the Money in the Bank Ladder Match, is always a highlight on the wrestling calendar. Not only does it provide the thrills and high spots that are expected in such a match, but allows for one talent to […] READ MORE


How WWE Can Save WrestleMania’s Main Event

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Regardless of how hard the WWE tries, the fans simply aren’t getting behind Roman Reigns as the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion. When the fans booed him out of the building after the 2015 Royal Rumble, the WWE called an audible and had Seth Rollins cash in on the main event. The creative team took […] READ MORE


Wrestlemania Memories: HBK and Razor Ramon Climb to New Heights

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Welcome to WrestleMania Memories, where we look back at the moments in WrestleMania history, good or bad, that have stayed with us for over three decades. HBK and Razor Ramon Climb to New Heights The most memorable events, the truly notable ones, almost always arrive unexpectedly, purporting to be just another non-descript memory to forget. […] READ MORE


Fights of Fancy: Seth Rollins vs Shawn Michaels

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Fantasizing about dream match ups is part of being a professional wrestling fan.  For years I read magazines like Pro Wrestling Illustrated, Inside Wrestling, and The Wrestler, intrigued by their fantasy match ups.  I would then grab my action figures and create my own fantasy tournaments, where I would decide who was the best of all time.  […] READ MORE


Is Seth Rollins the New Shawn Michaels?

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After Seth Rollins defeated John Cena, he earned an accomplishment few WWE superstars have ever achieved: being a double champion. While cementing his place in the record books, a question arises: is Seth Rollins the new Shawn Michaels? These two share some similarities in their respective rise to prominence in the company. Michaels entered the […] READ MORE


Fights of Fancy: King of the Ring 2003

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The King of the Ring has always been one of my favorite World Wrestling Entertainment events, whether it was broadcast as a pay per view or as a television special. With the WWE Network producing more network exclusive content, I was very happy to see the concept return earlier this year. It has been a […] READ MORE


The Decline of the Gimmick Match

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The good old-fashioned gimmick match is slowly dying right before our eyes. Once used as a way to blow-off a big feud, the gimmick match no longer has that ‘special’ occasion feel. We have become so accustomed to them, they no longer hold that ‘big match’ spectacle. In short, the gimmick match has just become any […] READ MORE