Smackdown – November 21, 2017: Really Shane? Really? Shane?

Smackdown Date: November 21, 2017 Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, Corey Graves So the battle between brands is over and now it’s time to find out where we go from here. In theory we go towards Clash of the Champions in just shy of a month, which could mean multiple […]

Survivor Series 2017: Never Mind The Talent. Here Are The Old Guys.

Survivor Series 2017 Date: November 19, 2017 Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas Commentators: Booker T., Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Tom Phillips I could go for more of this idea of shows turning from kind of uninteresting into stacked. This is a double main event with Team Raw vs. Team Smackdown, plus AJ Styles […]

Survivor Series Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): I’m Mellowing In My Old Age

Survivor Series 2016 Date: November 20, 2016 Location: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Attendance: 17,143 Commentators: Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Mauro Ranallo, John Bradshaw Layfield, Michael Cole, David Otunga I say this every year but it’s always hard to believe that it’s been a full year since this show. This was the first time […]

Smackdown – September 19, 2017: Now You Might Hate This One

Smackdown Date: September 19, 2017 Location: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California Commentators: Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton I’m getting used to this idea of having title matches booked in advance of the TV shows. This time around we have the US Title on the line as AJ Styles defends against Baron Corbin, who said he […]

A Much Longer Than Anticipated Look at Bayley

I originally wrote this as a comment on a blog post about why Bayley isn’t working.  It was originally going to be a paragraph or two and wound up being two pages.  Here’s my take on why Bayley has completely missed on the main roster and why that’s not a surprise at all (nor is […]

Summerslam Count-Up – 2016 (2017 Redo): The Bella, The Doctors and the SMASH

Summerslam 2016 Date: August 21, 2016 Location: Barclays Center, New York City, New York Attendance: 15,974 Commentators: Michael Cole, Corey Graves, Byron Saxton, Mauro Ranallo, David Otunga, John Bradshaw Layfield A year has passed since I saw this show and I can barely remember much about it. That’s very telling when you look at how […]

New Column: Lost and (Hopefully) Found

Looking at the women’s divisions and why they mostly suck at the moment. https://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-lost-hopefully-found/

Smackdown – June 27, 2017: Now Why Would You Do That?

Smackdown Date: June 27, 2017 Location: Valley View Casino Center, San Diego, California Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield It’s ladies night with two major women’s matches on the card. First up we have the second ever women’s Money in the Bank ladder match as the WWE tries to fix the mess they […]

Smackdown – May 9, 2017: The British Curse Turns Blue

Smackdown Date: May 9, 2017 Location: 02 Arena, London, England Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield We’re taped tonight from London as we have less than two weeks before Backlash. That means it’s Jinder Mahal time tonight and we get to see more of his rapid fire build towards being a main eventer. […]

New Column: While The Beast’s Away, WWE Can Still Play

What can WWE do while Lesnar is gone?  Quite a bit actually.   https://wrestlingrumors.net/kbs-review-beasts-away-wwe-can-still-play/