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SummerSlam Recap: Five Thoughts on SummerSlam

1. Main Event Feels Flat I wrote repeatedly that the HHH-Brock Lesnar buildup felt formulaic and uninspiring, but that I was excited for the match itself. It turns out...

Survivor Series Review: Being Thankful for What Is Next

The original Survivor Series was a Thanksgiving Pay-Per View event designed to whet wrestling fans’ appetites for the main course of Wrestlemania. All wrestling shows...

TLC Review: Dolph Ziggler and The Shield Walk Through the Door

Sunday’s TLC PPV demonstrated that a wrestling show can succeed without wild plot twists or shocking guest appearances. Instead, the show relied on well-wrestled...

6/16/13 Payback Review: Punk Steals the Show; Cena, Del Rio Leave as Champs

I wrote in my Payback preview about how strange it was to prepare for a PPV without participants from two of the three biggest singles matches and with the primary...

Money in the Bank Review: The Stage is Set for Summer

Professional wrestling stories can generally be broken down into two phases- the buildup and the payoff. Wrestlemania is the biggest event of the year because it...

3/13/14 Wrestler of the Week – Natalya

The Wrestler of the Week award is designed to highlight a wrestler who made the most of his or her opportunities in a given week. While great matches or memorable promos...