What was awaiting Randy Orton after Orton’s win over the WWE Champion? How did Kevin Owens effectively create doubt about the officiating abilities of Shane McMahon? Who will John Cena be facing at SummerSlam? Was Lana able to score the upset against Charlotte Flair? Who provided a major assist for Carmella in her match against Naomi? How did The New Day use The Usos’ own tactics against them?
Who provided a big assist for Braun Strowman in the Last Man Standing Match against Roman Reigns? What happened when Brock Lesnar was an unexpected guest on Miz TV? Who will go one-on-one next week to decide a new #1 Contender for the RAW Women’s Title at SummerSlam? Were Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins able to get on the same page against Cesaro & Sheamus? What message did Finn Balor have for Bray Wyatt? What unique stipulation did Big Cass request for his match against Big Show at SummerSlam?
Josh caught up with the WWE United Kingdom Tournament ring announcer, topics include how he got involved with WWE, working with Triple H and lots more.
SummerSlam is upon us, and WWE wants you to believe it’s the second-biggest show of the year. Is it? Has it ever been?
Other than their Network, WWE has done little with the history of wrestling it has acquired over the years. Here are three concepts they could be doing something with…
Who will challenge Jinder Mahal for the WWE Championship at SummerSlam? What special addition was made for the United States Title rematch at SummerSlam? Who will face Randy Orton at “The Biggest Event of the Summer”? Who gets another opportunity at Neville’s Cruiserweight Championship?
Who’s going to SummerSlam to face Jinder Mahal for the WWE Title, John Cena or Shinsuke Nakamura? How did a bad call from the referee lead to a Special Referee being assigned for the United States Title rematch at SummerSlam? Who answered the call when Rusev asked for an opponent at SummerSlam? How did Sami Zayn’s night go from bad to worse? Who emerged victorious when Naomi & Becky Lynch faced Natalya & Carmella?
Who picked up some major momentum in the Triple Threat Match between Roman Reigns, Samoa Joe, and Braun Strowman? What unexpected announcement did Paul Heyman have in regards to himself and Brock Lesnar? What happened when Dean Ambrose tried to save Seth Rollins from a two-on-one beat-down from Cesaro & Sheamus? How did three of RAW’s top tag teams end up brawling on the stage? Was Bayley able to survive Nia Jax? Who walked away from the collision between Big Show and Big Cass? How did Finn Balor give Bray Wyatt a taste of his own medicine?
Who will Brock Lesnar defend the Universal Title against in a Fatal 4-Way Match at SummerSlam? Who earned the right to challenge Alexa Bliss for the RAW Women’s Title? Who emerged from Battleground with a match against Naomi for the SmackDown Women’s Title at SummerSlam?
Who walked out of Richmond as the United States Champion following a great Triple Threat Match? Who made their surprise return on SmackDown LIVE with unfinished business to deal with? Who will go one-on-one next week to determine who will face Jinder Mahal for the WWE Title at SummerSlam? How did The Usos respond to losing the SmackDown Tag Team Titles? Was Shinsuke Nakamura able to avenge the low blow he suffered at Battleground in his rematch with Baron Corbin? What happened when Naomi and Natalya had a face-to-face confrontation backstage?
Were Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins able to co-exist as a team long enough to defeat The Miz & The Miztourage? What huge announcement did Kurt Angle make regarding the Universal Title match at SummerSlam? What sparked a huge brawl between Roman Reigns, Samoa Joe, and Braun Strowman? Will it be Bayley or Sasha Banks who will face Alexa Bliss for the RAW Women’s Title at SummerSlam? How did Jason Jordan fare in his in-ring RAW debut? How did Ariya Daivari make a statement on RAW? What happened when Enzo Amore faced Big Cass in a rematch from Great Balls of Fire?
Who made a shocking return to WWE to provide a major assist in Jinder Mahal surviving the Punjabi Prison Match as the WWE Champion? Did AJ Styles or Kevin Owens walk out as the United States Champion? Who emerged as the SmackDown Tag Team Champions in a stellar title match? Did John Cena successfully defend the honor of America in the Flag Match? Who won the Five-Way Elimination Match to earn a match against Naomi at SummerSlam for the SmackDown Women’s Title? How did Baron Corbin take the easy way out in his match against Shinsuke Nakamura?
Who will square off in the third ever Punjabi Prison Match for the WWE Championship at Battleground? Who will compete for the United States Championship? Who will go one-on-one in a Flag Match? Who will challenge for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles? Who will face off in a rematch from this week’s SmackDown LIVE? Who will compete to become the new #1 Contender for the SmackDown Women’s Championship?
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You can’t just predict a PPV; you have to account for Vince McMahon’s crazy and cooky decision making. Consider this your SO OF COURSE preview of WWE Battleground!
Who was able to pick up some momentum heading into Battleground in the tag team main event? How did Randy Orton react to seeing the Punjabi Prison for the first time? Who emerged victorious when Becky Lynch faced Charlotte Flair? What did Chad Gable have to say about his former tag team partner’s life-changing night on RAW? What happened when John Cena expressed his American pride ahead of his Flag Match against Rusev at Battleground? How did Maria Kanellis ensure a successful in-ring debut for her husband?
How did Braun Strowman make his presence felt during the main event? What was Kurt Angle’s big announcement and which WWE Superstar could benefit majorly from it? What happened when Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins confronted each other in the ring? How did Enzo Amore’s plan for Big Cass backfire? Were The Hardy Boyz able to get some revenge against The Revival? Who pinned the RAW Women’s Champion in a non-title match? How did a questionable decision by Titus O’Neil result in a loss for Akira Tozawa?
Who will be the 32 women from around the world competing in the first ever Mae Young Classic?
Who will compete in a 5-Way Elimination Match to determine a new #1 Contender for the SmackDown Women’s Title? Who will go one-on-one with Shinsuke Nakamura at Battleground? Who will have their rematch for the United States Championship?
Were AJ Styles & John Cena able to defeat their respective Battleground opponents in tag team action? How did Kevin Owens ensure that the U.S. Open Challenge would be put on hold? What did Jinder Mahal promise to have in store for Randy Orton next week? How did tempers boil over before the scheduled match between Shinsuke Nakamura and Baron Corbin? What happened when Sami Zayn refused to apologize to Maria & Mike Kanellis? How will Battleground decide a new #1 Contender for the SmackDown Women’s Title?
Buff talks NWO, his WWE television debut, his thoughts on Vince McMahon and much more…
How did Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins have each other’s backs against common enemies? How did an appearance by Universal Champion Brock Lesnar lead to a volatile stare down with serious SummerSlam implications? Who preyed on The Hardy Boyz after a surprising loss to Gallows & Anderson? Who came out to go toe-to-toe with Big Cass? Was Sasha Banks able to gain some revenge for Alexa Bliss escaping her at Great Balls of Fire? How did Akira Tozawa get some payback against Neville?
Was Brock Lesnar able to survive Samoa Joe to hang onto the Universal Title? What unthinkable act did Roman Reigns do after losing the Ambulance Match to Braun Strowman? How did Sasha Banks respond to Alexa Bliss taking the easy way out? Was Dean Ambrose able to defy the odds and reclaim the Intercontinental Title? Who emerged from the 30-Minute Iron Man Match as the RAW Tag Team Champions? Was Enzo Amore able to gain a measure of revenge against his former “brother” Big Cass?
Which familiar rivals will face off in the first Flag Match in nearly five years? Who will challenge Kevin Owens for the United States Title at Battleground?
Who will go one-on-one for the first time ever for the Universal Championship at Great Balls of Fire? Who will Roman Reigns have to contend with in an Ambulance Match? What unique match will decide the RAW Tag Team Championship? Which longtime rivals will square off for the Intercontinental Championship?
Who emerged from the Independence Day Battle Royal as the #1 Contender for the United States Title? Who interrupted John Cena’s return and ended up with a Flag Match against Cena at Battleground? How did Randy Orton show what he is capable of inside the Punjabi Prison? Was Lana able to take advantage of her third SmackDown Women’s Title match against Naomi? Who won the Rap Battle between The New Day and The Usos?
Josh catches up with former WWE announcer Justin Roberts to talk about the Daniel Bryan choking incident, working for Vince McMahon, what he is up to now and much more…
What surprise did Roman Reigns have for Braun Strowman ahead of their Ambulance Match? How did a sit-down interview with Samoa Joe and Brock Lesnar descend into chaos? Who got an impromptu shot at the Intercontinental Championship? How did a match between Cesaro and Finn Balor erupt into a mid-match brawl? How did Sasha Banks get the better of Alexa Bliss before their title match this Sunday? What did Enzo Amore have to say before his match against Big Cass at Great Balls of Fire?
Who will compete in the first Punjabi Prison Match in nearly ten years? Who will challenge The Usos for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles?
Who will challenge Alexa Bliss for the RAW Women’s Championship at Great Balls of Fire? Who will go one-on-one for the Cruiserweight Championship?
Who emerged from the second Women’s Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match as “Ms. Money-in-the-Bank”? Which unique match is Jinder Mahal resurrecting for his rematch against Randy Orton at Battleground? Was Lana able to take advantage of a second opportunity at the SmackDown Women’s Title? Was Sami Zayn able to defeat “Mr. Money-in-the-Bank”? Who will challenge The Usos for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles at Battleground?
Who survived the Gauntlet Match to earn a shot at the RAW Women’s Title at Great Balls of Fire? How did Samoa Joe humble “The Beast” ahead of Great Balls of Fire? Was Roman Reigns able to fight off an ambush by Braun Strowman? What message did Bray Wyatt have for Seth Rollins? How did Akira Tozawa’s association with Titus Worldwide finally pay off? Who did The Miz have as his special guests on Miz TV? What happened when Enzo Amore confronted Big Cass for the first time since Cass revealed his betrayal?
The longest ‘Mania in history is rewatched as Henry revisits Roman v Taker in the battle for the yard and Brock v Goldberg in the smash-mouthiest match ever.
Who will compete in the no holds barred Ambulance Match at Great Balls of Fire?
Was Jinder Mahal able to escape SmackDown LIVE unscathed with both Randy Orton and Baron Corbin keeping a close eye on the champion? What blockbuster announcement did Daniel Bryan make regarding the Women’s Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match? Who answered Kevin Owens’ open challenge for a United States Title match? Was Dolph Ziggler able to defeat Shinsuke Nakamura in their Backlash rematch?
Who was finally revealed as the man behind the attacks on Enzo & Big Cass? Who made a surprise return with his sights set on finishing his unfinished business with Roman Reigns? What happened when Bray Wyatt came out to confront Seth Rollins? How did the RAW Women’s Title picture become even more complicated? How did Dean Ambrose find himself at the mercy of The Miz and The Miz’s new entourage? How did Finn Balor pay for upstaging Elias Samson?
Who ascended to a guaranteed shot at the WWE Championship as “Mr. Money-in-the-Bank”? How did controversy surround the conclusion of the first ever Women’s Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match? Was Randy Orton able to regain the WWE Title in front of his friends and family in his hometown? How did The Usos find a way to walk out as the SmackDown Tag Team Champions? Who made their simultaneous return and debut at WWE Money-in-the-Bank?
Who will be vying for the Men’s Money-in-the-Bank briefcase for a future WWE Title shot? Who will have the opportunity to make history by becoming the first ever “Ms. Money-in-the-Bank”? What else is in store for WWE Money-in-the-Bank?
Because you can’t just predict a WWE PPV, you also have to account for Vince’s insanity, THIS is your SO OF COURSE preview of WWE Money in the Bank 2017!
In this article, take a special look at the extraordinary and unpredictable history of Money-in-the-Bank. History has been made and careers have been established all thanks to this revolutionary concept.
Who was left symbolically standing atop the ladder in possession of the Money-in-the-Bank briefcase? How did Randy Orton get to the WWE Champion prior to their rematch this Sunday? How did The New Day pick up some momentum in 8-Man Tag action? How did Lana send a message to Naomi ahead of their match for the SmackDown Women’s Title?
Who emerged from a 2-out-of-3 Falls Match as the RAW Tag Team Champions? What happened when Brock Lesnar and Samoa Joe came face-to-face in the ring for the first time? How did Seth Rollins respond to Bray Wyatt costing him his match last week? How did Alexa Bliss find herself in a sea of contenders all looking for a shot at the RAW Women’s Title? Who did Neville call out as his next challenger? How did Dean Ambrose humiliate The Miz yet again?
Who will challenge Naomi for the SmackDown Women’s Title in their singles match debut at WWE Money-in-the-Bank?
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How did Baron Corbin re-assert himself as a threat in the Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match? Who made her much-anticipated SmackDown LIVE debut and ended up getting herself a title match? Was Mojo Rawley able to beat the WWE Champion to earn a spot in the Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match? Did AJ Styles avenge his loss to Dolph Ziggler from last week? Was The New Day successful in their SmackDown LIVE in-ring debut?
How did Samoa Joe continue to establish himself as a legitimate threat to Brock Lesnar’s Universal Championship? Who cost Seth Rollins a big main event match? How did Alexa Bliss survive Nia Jax with her title intact? How did Dean Ambrose infiltrate The Miz’s celebration? How did Samoa Joe use Paul Heyman to send a message to Brock Lesnar? Who stepped in to assist Enzo Amore after Big Cass got taken out?
Who survived a destructive Fatal 5-Way Extreme Rules Match to earn a shot at Brock Lesnar’s Universal Championship? Was Dean Ambrose able to avoid getting disqualified and keep the Intercontinental Title? Could Bayley take it to the extreme and reclaim the RAW Women’s Title? Who escaped the Steel Cage to leave Baltimore as the RAW Tag Team Champions? Could Austin Aries make Neville submit to finally win the Cruiserweight Title?
ou can’t just predict a PPV, you have to account for the insane decision-making of WWE’s septuagenarian owner. THIS is your SO OF COURSE preview of Extreme Rules!
Who will be competing in a Fatal 5-Way Extreme Rules Match to decide who will challenge Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship? What kind of extreme match will The Hardy Boyz defend their RAW Tag Team Titles in? How will the rematch between Alexa Bliss and Bayley be taken to the extreme?
Who will take part in the first ever Women’s Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match? Who will challenge The Usos for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles at WWE Money-in-the-Bank?
Is Money in the Bank really the superstar-maker WWE says it is? Let’s examine three past winners and see if its the briefcase or the booking that makes the man…
How did Dolph Ziggler spoil AJ Styles’ return to his home state? Which team made their SmackDown LIVE debut to challenge The Usos for WWE Money-in-the-Bank? What historic announcement did Shane McMahon have regarding the SmackDown Women’s Title picture? What did Randy Orton have to say in his first appearance since losing the WWE Championship?
Who emerged victorious when former teammates Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns went one-on-one? Who stole the win in a Triple Threat Match between Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, and Bray Wyatt? How did Alexa Bliss attempt to embarrass Bayley? How did Big Cass respond to Enzo Amore getting attacked backstage for the second week in a row? Who gained momentum heading into Extreme Rules when champions faced challengers in 6-Man Tag action?
Who will compete in this year’s Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match for a guaranteed shot at the WWE Championship? Who will get his shot at the WWE Championship in his hometown of St. Louis?
Who will be competing in this year’s Money-in-the-Bank Ladder Match? Who made for a formidable tag team in the main event? How did Baron Corbin respond to losing to Sami Zayn in quick fashion? What kind of lavish celebration did Jinder Mahal have to celebrate winning the WWE Title? How did Breezango earn themselves a rematch for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles?
What stipulation did The Hardy Boyz pick for their RAW Tag Team Title defense against Cesaro & Sheamus at Extreme Rules? What kind of match will Neville and Austin Aries compete in with the Cruiserweight Title on the line?
How did four of the five combatants in the Fatal 5-Way Extreme Rules Match fare as tag partners in the main event? How did The Miz send a message to Dean Ambrose ahead of Extreme Rules? Did Bayley take it to the extreme with Alexa Bliss? What stipulation did The Hardy Boyz pick for Extreme Rules? Who won the rubber match between Sasha Banks and Alicia Fox?
On May 17th, NJPW kicked off their 24th Annual Best Of The Super Juniors in the world famous Korakuen Hall, Tokyo…
How did Jinder Mahal shock the world by doing what many thought was impossible? How did Kevin Owens manage to narrowly escape as the United States Champion? How did Shinsuke Nakamura fare in his in-ring SmackDown LIVE debut against Dolph Ziggler? Was Naomi, Charlotte Flair, & Becky Lynch able to stop the takeover of The Welcoming Committee? Who walked out of Chicago as the SmackDown Tag Team Champions?
How did the friendship between Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa come to a shocking end? Was Asuka able to keep her historic reign as NXT Women’s Champion going? Could Tyler Bate hang onto the WWE United Kingdom Championship when he faced longtime rival Pete Dunne?
Because you can’t just predict a PPV, you have to account for the capricious whims of WWE’s insane owner, this is your “SO OF COURSE” preview of WWE Backlash 2017!
Who will challenge Randy Orton for the WWE Championship? Who will go one-on-one for the prestigious United States Championship at Backlash? Who will be Shinsuke Nakamura’s first opponent on the main roster? What’s in store for the Backlash Kickoff?
How did Randy Orton fall to the numbers game by Jinder Mahal & The Singh Brothers? How did Kevin Owens cost AJ Styles a big match on SmackDown LIVE? How did chaos ensue ahead of the 6-Woman Tag Match at Backlash? What did The Usos have to say to Breezango ahead of their title match this Sunday?
Who will compete in a Fatal 5-Way Extreme Rules Match for a future shot at Brock Lesnar’s Universal Championship? What stipulation was placed on a rematch for the Intercontinental Title between Dean Ambrose and The Miz? What unique match type will Alexa Bliss defend the RAW Women’s Title in at Extreme Rules?
Which Fatal 5-Way participant was left standing tall in the ring at the end of the night? How did a questionable decision by Dean Ambrose lead to a successful title defense? Who will compete in a Fatal 5-Way Match at Extreme Rules with a shot at the Universal Title on the line? How did Alexa Bliss show Bayley what extreme is all about? Which partnership and friendship was abruptly dissolved?
How did Jinder Mahal prove that he is more than capable of winning the WWE Title at Backlash? How did Becky Lynch get Naomi and Charlotte Flair on the same page? What message did The Usos have for Breezango? What happened when Shinsuke Nakamura and Dolph Ziggler came face-to-face in the middle of the ring? Who emerged victorious in a match between former brothers Luke Harper and Erick Rowan?
How did The Miz get the better of Dean Ambrose ahead of their title match next week? How did Samoa Joe do everything in his power to put Seth Rollins back on the shelf? How did Alexa Bliss’ new alliance with Nia Jax pay off for the champion? Who won Tag Team Turmoil to become the #1 Contenders for the RAW Tag Team Titles? How did Roman Reigns get some payback against Braun Strowman? With Kurt Angle not in London, who was in charge of RAW?
How did Kevin Owens take things too far following his main event match against Chris Jericho? Which side did Becky Lynch choose in the battle for dominance in the SmackDown Women’s Division? How did The Singh Brothers pay dividends for Jinder Mahal in his match against Sami Zayn?
How did The Miz take advantage of Finn Balor and Seth Rollins’ respective unfinished business in a thrilling main event? What happened when Alexa Bliss took things too far when taunting Bayley? What did Cesaro & Sheamus have to say about their attack on The Hardy Boyz at Payback? How did TJP do the dirty work for his mentor Neville? What veiled warning did Bray Wyatt have for RAW General Manager Kurt Angle?
What fate awaited an injured Roman Reigns when he showed up to go one-on-one with Braun Strowman? Who utilized a big assist to emerge victorious from the first ever House of Horrors Match? Was Kevin Owens able to remain the “Face of America” at Payback? Was Bayley able to leave her hometown as the RAW Women’s Champion? How did Cesaro & Sheamus react to failing to win the RAW Tag Team Titles from The Hardy Boyz? How did a desperate Neville manage to retain the Cruiserweight Title?
You can’t just predict a WWE PPV anymore. You have to account for the capricious whims of WWE’s insane owner. This is your SO OF COURSE preview of WWE Payback!
Who will challenge for the United States Championship at Backlash? Who will Randy Orton be defending the WWE Championship against? Who will compete for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles?
Which WrestleMania rematch will take place in the first ever House of Horrors Match? Who will return with revenge on his mind to combat Braun Strowman? What unique stipulation will be in place for the United States Title match? Who will challenge Bayley for the RAW Women’s Championship? What’s in store for the Payback Kickoff before the pay-per-view?
How did Natalya, Carmella, & Tamina make a statement during the main event? What happened when Randy Orton and Jinder Mahal came face-to-face in the ring? How did Shinsuke Nakamura respond to being mocked by Dolph Ziggler? Who emerged from the Beat The Clock Challenge as the new #1 Contenders for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles? How did Kevin Owens get the better of both AJ Styles and Sami Zayn?
How did Bray Wyatt lay waste to three of RAW’s top Superstars in a clear message to Randy Orton ahead of Payback? How did Kalisto feel the wrath of Braun Strowman? Who helped Seth Rollins and Big Cass combat Samoa Joe and Gallows & Anderson? How did Alexa Bliss get the last laugh against Bayley before Payback? How did a one-on-one match between Matt Hardy and Sheamus nearly devolve into a brawl?
Which two powerhouses will collide in a rematch from Fastlane? How will Seth Rollins seek revenge for the man who injured him? Who will challenge Bayley for the RAW Women’s Title?
How did AJ Styles have a run-in with United States Champion Kevin Owens during the main event? Who unexpectedly became the new #1 Contender for the WWE Title at Backlash? Was Charlotte Flair able to defeat Naomi to earn herself a title match? Were American Alpha able to get their revenge against The Colons? What message did Bray Wyatt have for Randy Orton?
How did a mammoth collision between Big Show and Braun Strowman result in the annihilation of the ring itself? What happened when The Miz crossed the line with his guest Dean Ambrose? Who won a Fatal 4-Way in her hometown to become the new #1 Contender for the RAW Women’s Title? How did Braun Strowman reek havoc on the RAW locker room? What did Seth Rollins and Samoa Joe have to say to each other ahead of Payback? What message did Bray Wyatt have for Randy Orton before their House of Horrors Match?
Who can predict a WWE PPV a full year before it happens? No one! But let’s do it anyway! THIS is your WAY TOO EARLY prediction for WrestleMania 34!
How will the WWE Championship be defended at the RAW exclusive pay-per-view? Which title rematch will still take place despite the Superstar Shake-Up? Who will challenge The Hardy Boyz for the RAW Tag Team Titles?
Who found new homes on RAW and SmackDown LIVE per the Superstar Shake-Up? Which championships changed brands?