Smackdown – August 15, 2017: They Might Have Just Saved Summerslam

Smackdown Date: August 15, 2017 Location: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield It’s the last show before Summerslam and there’s a big main event to send us home. This week features Jinder Mahal vs. John Cena in a non-title match, which likely means that Baron Corbin and […]

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 – July 4, 2017: Johnny Cena And the News

Smackdown Date: July 4, 2017 Location: Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, Arizona Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton Welcome home Johnny! After weeks of hype, John Cena is making his return to WWE TV tonight. This is the first time Cena has been seen since Wrestlemania XXXIII and there’s no real indication of […]

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 […]

Money in the Bank 2017 Preview

Thank goodness we’re finally here. I’ve made no secret of the fact that I can’t stand the build to this pay per view and I never have been able to. We’ve been BUILDING MOMENTUM to this show for over a month now and it’s time to finally pay it off, likely with someone who hasn’t […]

Smackdown – June 6, 2017: The Summer Doldrums

Smackdown Date: June 6, 2017 Location: Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, New York Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton We’re two days past the most recent Raw pay per view and since this is WWE, that means we’re less than two weeks away from the next Smackdown pay per view. In this case that […]

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. […]

Smackdown – May 2, 2017: The Chris Jericho Alarm Clock

Smackdown Date: May 2, 2017 Location: Save Mart Center, Fresno, California Commentators: Tom Phillips, John Bradshaw Layfield, Byron Saxton Things are back to normal now and that means we’re in the Jinder Mahal Could Be World Champion Era. Mahal cost Randy Orton the House of Horrors match on Sunday to help set up the title […]

Smackdown – April 25, 2017: Stairway to Nothing

Smackdown Date: April 25, 2017 Location: Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines, Iowa Commentators: John Bradshaw Layfield, Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton Can we call this a go home show? I mean, Payback is a Raw show but it feels like half of the major matches are built around Smackdown talent, or at least a combination of […]

Smackdown – April 18, 2017: It Didn’t Make Any More Sense Live

Smackdown Date: April 18, 2017 Location: KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky Commentators: Tom Phillips, Byron Saxton, John Bradshaw Layfield Smackdown is in a weird place and is basically at the mercy of the upcoming Raw pay per view until we can settle things down. Randy Orton is the World Champion and has a lame duck […]