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Hot off the heels of a solid PPV in TLC, the WWE look to keep that mojo rising. Are the doors opening up to a new era in the WWE? The once upon a time two indy stars turned two biggest champions in the business is awesome, now the WWE sets their sights on the Royal Rumble. The WWE is like a good DJ, who has been playing all the right tracks. Will they continue …

Filed under: Raw , WWE

TLC will be the last WWE PPV of the year. Looking back at the year of 2011 in the WWE, there have been a lot of amazing moments. The sky is the limit for wrestlers like Dolph Ziggler, Zack Ryder, and Daniel Bryan. Sure, I would love to see the two brands merge, but I absolutely love the two champions right now. Mark Henry and CM Punk are superb champions and I really hope that …

Filed under: WWE , WWE PPV

The annual Slammy Awards are tonight! We get to recap the years events and crown a new Superstar of the Year. All this plus, this is the last Monday Night Raw before the big TLC PPV. The runaway pick for Match of the Year seems to be John Cena versus CM Punk at Monday in the Bank, but you never know until the announcement is made. Triple H versus Undertaker at ‘Mania should give it …

Filed under: Raw , WWE

Smackdown was on a roll with some great episodes. It’s not to say that Smackdown normally does a mediocre job, but rather that they were putting on well-constructed episodes after a short spell of lackluster efforts. Unfortunately, the Live Smackdown completely killed all of that by stooping to a style of booking that was almost worst than the usual Raw booking. Can we attribute that bad taste left in our mouths to a themed episode? …

Filed under: Smackdown , WWE

The landscape of the WWE has certainly changed drastically in a mere couple of weeks. A tremendous amount of intrigue lies in the multiple developments currently taking place in the company. The character development of guys like Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, Cody Rhodes, and Wade Barrett are drawing an incredible amount of attention from the fans. New storyline developments are also emerging as we creep closer and closer to Wrestlemania season. …

Filed under: Power Rankings , WWE

Live Smackdown: Such a double-edged sword. In my opinion, it’s time to make Smackdown live. The canned crowd reactions are getting more annoying and, many times, obvious. Even though some crowds suck, I appreciate hearing what the fans actually feel about what’s transpiring in the ring, as long as they actually react. In my opinion, Smackdown should be live every week, or every other week like they did with Raw in the old days to …

Filed under: Smackdown , WWE

The WWE Championship will be on the line for the first time on a Raw since August 15th. Tonight, we find out if Alberto Del Rio can avenge his Survivor Series loss. As if that is not enough, Roddy Piper is in the house. He will have John Cena as his guest on Piper’s Pit. This is an action-packed edition of Monday Night Raw. Randy Orton takes on Dolph Ziggler and Zack Ryder battles Jack …

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WWE Smackdown 11/25 Review

What a roller coaster ride tonight’s episode of Smackdown was. And not some lame cheezy roller coaster, the kind that you want to ride again and again. From the beginning to end it was a real fun journey. Good matches with solid story lines. Smackdown has proven for a while now that they are the “A” show. A little preview, Daniel Bryan is heavily featured on this episode, and there is an excellent tag team … Read entire article »

Filed under: PINFALL Magazine , Smackdown

WWE Survivor Series 2011 Review

The WWE couldn’t have selected a better venue for the 25th Anniversary of Survivor Series. Madison Square Garden is one of the most epic arenas in the world. Plus, New York crowds bring a whole bunch of enthusiasm to contribute. Survivor Series has always been one of my favorite WWE shows of the year. After all, it is one of the big four, but that isn’t the only reason why I love this event so … Read entire article »

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WWE Smackdown 11/18 Review

While continuing to be the most consistent televised WWE program, last week felt like it was missing substance. The show started off great, and some storyline developments kept things interesting, but the abundance of matches hindered their actual quality. Will Smackdown make up for this by giving us a card filled with riveting TV matches, or will we be subject to a card of mediocrity? SPOILERS FOLLOW The show opens strong with a shot of Henry destroying … Read entire article »

Filed under: Smackdown , WWE