Tag Archives: Santino Marella

Extremely High Expectations Not Met On Inexplicably Booked Episode Of WWE Raw (April 15, 2013)

After last week’s incredible post-Wrestlemania episode of WWE Raw, one which featured tons of surprises, lots of action, the best live crowd in WWE history, introduced a new worldwide phenomenon (“Fandangoing”) and was largely considered across the board to be the best … 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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Memorable Ending To WWE Raw Is Too Little, Too Late To Save Wrestlemania 29 (April 1, 2013)

Last night was the final WWE Raw before Wrestlemania 29 this Sunday, which is the company’s last chance to convince the viewer to spend their hard-earned money to buy the PPV. Going into the show, WWE already has my money because I … Continue reading

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Despite Incredible Match Between CM Punk & Chris Jericho And The Hall of Fame Announcement of Bruno Sammartino, WWE Raw Was Just Plain Bad (February 4, 2013)

As I noted in the headline, WWE Raw last night did have two high notes for me – the incredible match between CM Punk and Chris Jericho (which didn’t close the show, but more on that later) and the official … Continue reading

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John Cena Wins Royal Rumble, The Rock Wins WWE Title, Most Likely (And Unfortunately) Sets Up Wrestlemania Rematch. Oh, And Chris Jericho Is Back! (January 27, 2013)

The headline to this blog post says it all. Just as I correctly predicted in my predictions earlier today, John Cena won the Royal Rumble match and The Rock won the WWE Championship to most likely (and unfortunately) set up a … 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 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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Christmas Eve WWE Raw Ranges From Fun To Cheesy To Downright Awful (December 24, 2012)

Before I begin my review of last night’s special Christmas Eve edition of WWE Raw, I should be upfront and honest with how I feel about Christmas and the holiday season. The fact of the matter is that, for the … 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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WWE Raw – Vince McMahon, Money In The Bank, A Lie Detector Test & The Shield All Create Memorable & Enjoyable Raw (December 3, 2012)

From what I saw on Twitter last night, I seem to be in the minority when I say that I really enjoyed what I thought was a very memorable episode of WWE Raw last night. It featured the return of … Continue reading

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