WWE Payback will be held at the SAP Center in San Jose, CA tonight. The event is set to start with a kickoff show that begins at 7pm. The card for tonight’s show leaves a little to be desired, but is sufficient enough to further RAW’s most important feuds. There’s also a couple of Smackdown Live Superstars that will get some shine tonight, as we build towards SummerSlam. A few matches have pretty major implications, while the majority are simply filler, sidebars to feuds I expect to see ramped in intensity in the coming weeks. Here are my predictions for tonight’s card!WWE Payback Kickoff Show:
Enzo & Big Cass V Gallows & Anderson: No [...]
At this year’s Wrestlemania, we witnessed what could have been The Undertaker’s last match. It was a hard-hitting match that featured Taker and the WWE’s newest it guy, Roman Reigns. The two showed plenty of grit, and while the Undertaker put up a great fight, in the end, Reigns was just too much. Fans took to Twitter to express a general disgust with the fact that it was Roman Reigns who retired Undertaker. Reigns is a rather polarizing WWE superstar, with some people championing him, and others calling for his rapid demise. Either way the WWE is his yard now, but I couldn’t help but wonder: What if someone else had defeated The Undertaker.
I went [...]
It’s that time of week again! Time for another all new Falls Count Anywhere. This week, I discuss the latest headlines from WWE heading into Wrestlemania.
Famed toy maker, Bluefin just announced a new lineup of WWE action figures that I wish I had growing up. I’ve been a fan of pro wrestling for as long as I can remember. I’ve also loved the WWE (back then, WWF) action figures for the same amount of time. One of my favorite things to do was to take my action figures and recreate all the insanity from both WWE and WCW. One of the biggest drawbacks to using my action figures though, is that most of them were manufactured without any regard to realism. Most of the faces were off, or the body type was so greatly exaggerated, that it took some of the fun away from playing with them. I mean, trying to use my Mattel Bret Hart to [...]