This Wednesday, Lucha Underground will make their long awaited return for part two of their third season. Lucha Underground has quickly become one of my favorite wrestling shows to watch, in large part because of their unique presentation.
WWE has long been rumored to be planning a women’s only wrestling tournament. Earlier today, WWE gave the first details from their tournament, which they’re dubbing the ‘Mae Young Classic.’ Women from all across the world will compete to be labeled the best in the business, and most likely a win WWE contract as well. The last tournament WWE hosted like this, was the Cruiserweight Classic, a 32 man tournament featuring talent from global indie promotions. That tournament was very widely praised and the conclusion of it ushered in a newly invigorated Cruiserweight Division within WWE.
Mae Young was a world-class performer, and enjoyed a career that [...]
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 [...]