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The Undertaker Returns, Fandango Fever Continues As WWE Raw Emanates From The United Kingdom (April 22, 2013)

Did you ever think, either 10 years ago or a few months ago, that The Undertaker and Fandango would appear in the same sentence about anything related to professional wrestling? I certainly didn’t, but as WWE Raw emanated from the … Continue reading

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Dolph Ziggler’s World Title Victory, Raucous New Jersey Crowd, Highlight Best WWE Raw of 2013 (April 8, 2013)

It is often said that the live crowd at a wrestling event can make or break said event for both the wrestlers in the ring and the viewing audience at home. I have always believed this to be true, having … Continue reading

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Paul Bearer Tribute/Storyline And Wrestlemania Buildup Creates Entertaining WWE Raw (March 11, 2013)

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been extremely critical of the WWE product lately and specifically Monday Night Raw. But I always give the WWE credit where credit is due and I am giving them credit for creating … Continue reading

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Tag Team Match With Odd Ending Main Events Milestone 700th Episode Of WWE Smackdown (January 18, 2013)

The long-running joke among wrestling fans when Teddy Long was the WWE Smackdown GM was that he loved tag team matches and that every confrontation or disagreement would result in the main event of Smackdown being a tag team match. … Continue reading

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WWE Raw Meets High Expectations Despite Terrible Second Hour Thanks To TLC Match, Confrontation Between CM Punk & The Rock (January 7, 2013)

Between the WWE Championship TLC match between CM Punk and Ryback and the return of The Rock, both of which had been advertised in advance, plus it being the first WWE Raw of the new year (which makes it the … Continue reading

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WWE Raw Ends 2012 Not With A Whimper, But With A Bang (December 31, 2012)

I used to miss the days when the last WWE television show of 2012 would be a retrospective, with highlights from Raw, Smackdown and a number of pay-per-views, because with the final episodes of Raw and Smackdown each year being … Continue reading

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WWE Smackdown Ranges From Highest Of Highs To Lowest Of Lows (December 28, 2012)

WWE Smackdown last night  was a lesson in how one show can have both the highest of highest and lowest of lows in terms of the quality or entertainment value of a match, storyline or segment. While the match  between … Continue reading

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Live & Commercial Free WWE SuperSmackdown Delivers Where Raw Did Not (December 18, 2012)

First, let me say that while I like the idea of commercial free wrestling shows because we get more content and longer matches, for the two hours of the live, commercial free WWE SuperSmackdown last night, I really just wanted … Continue reading

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Dolph Ziggler Wins Main Event Of WWE TLC As AJ Lee Shocks The World, Screws John Cena (December 16, 2012)

As expected, the Ladder Match between Dolph Ziggler and John Cena for Zigger’s Money In The Bank briefcase was the main event of tonight’s WWE TLC pay-per-view. As I predicted (and hoped and prayed), Dolph Ziggler won the match and … Continue reading

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WWE TLC Pay-Per-View Preview & Predictions (December 17, 2012)

Earlier this week I posted a blog about how I would book the WWE TLC pay-per-view tonight if I were Vince McMahon or anyone else in charge or with any amount of power in the company. However, as awesome as … Continue reading

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