Smackdown – March 28, 2017: Flying Sparks From Mouths and Graves

Smackdown Date: March 28, 2017 Location: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga It’s the final Smackdown before Wrestlemania and that means…..well likely it means a bunch of promos and a few matches here and there but that’s standard operating procedure for this time of year. I’d expect a big […]

New Column: Then vs. Almost Now

https://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-vs-almost-now/   I know Wrestlemania XXXII was bad, but is XXXIII going to be even worse?  Let’s look at five arbitrary points!

Smackdown – March 7, 2017: That Old Feeling

Smackdown Date: March 7, 2017 Location: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Mauro Ranallo, Tom Phillips, David Otunga We’re down to four shows left before Wrestlemania XXXIII and tonight we’re likely finding out who is challenging for the Smackdown World Title. I know you might have heard that one before but this […]

Smackdown – February 28, 2017: That Was…..A Lot

Smackdown Date: February 28, 2017 Location: Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul Minnesota Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga. Tom Phillips It’s a stacked card tonight and I assure you that has nothing to do with the President giving a speech to a joint session of Congress at the halfway point of the show. […]

Smackdown – February 21, 2017: But It’s A Battle Royal!

Smackdown Date: February 21, 2017 Location: Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga. Tom Phillips, Mauro Ranallo It’s a double shot tonight as we have a pair of big gimmick matches to get us further along the Road to Wrestlemania. First up it’s Natalya vs. Nikki Bella in a falls […]

Smackdown – February 14, 2017: Roses Are Red, Violets Aren’t Blue, Smackdown Was Good, This Doesn’t Rhyme

Smackdown Date: February 14, 2017 Location: Honda Center, Anaheim, California Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, Tom Phillips, David Otunga, John Bradshaw Layfield There’s nothing in between us and Wrestlemania XXXIII at this point with Elimination Chamber out of the way. We still have some big TV to knock off first though and that includes one heck of […]

Best of 2016: Most Improved Wrestler of the Year

A lot can change in the course of a year. Titles will change hands, people will turn face or heel and new memories can be made. All that being said though, the point is that wrestlers are supposed to get better, which is what we’ll be looking at today. We’re going to be looking at […]

Smackdown – January 17, 2017: It’s No Big Deal Anymore

Smackdown Date: January 17, 2017 Location: FedEx Forum, Memphis, Tennessee Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga, Tom Phillips I know I say this every week but it’s a stacked show again with Alexa Bliss defending the Women’s Title against Becky Lynch in a cage match to prevent interference from La Luchadora. Other than […]

Smackdown – January 10, 2017: Something About His Time Being Now

Smackdown Date: January 10, 2017 Location: Raising Cane’s River Center Arena, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga, Tom Phillips As is becoming the regular case around here, we’ve got a title match set up coming into the show. In this case it’s the Tag Team Titles being defended as American […]

Smackdown – January 3, 2017: This is the New Bad

Smackdown Date: January 3, 2016 Location: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Jacksonville, Florida Commentators: Mauro Ranallo, John Bradshaw Layfield, David Otunga, Tom Phillips It’s the first show of the year and because this is Smackdown Live, they actually have something set up. In this case it’s a double shot with Dean Ambrose challenging Miz for the […]