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NJPW New Japan Cup Preview (3/12/17): Shibata vs Suzuki

The NJPW New Japan Cup is upon us. Round one matches continue tomorrow morning, and the show will stream live on NJPW World beginning at 3:OO am EDT. Tomorrow's show will feature Kenny Omega and Tomohiro Ishii facing off in the main event, and three other tournament matches. The tournament is single elimination and will…



NJPW New Japan Cup Preview (3/11/17): Tanahashi vs EVIL

The NJPW New Japan Cup is upon us. Round one matches begin tomorrow morning, and the show will stream live on NJPW World beginning at 4:00 am EST. Tomorrow's show will feature Hiroshi Tanahashi and EVIL facing off in the main event, and three other tournament matches. The tournament is single elimination and will take…


Ring Of Honor 15th Anniversary Show Preview (3/10/17): Cole vs Daniels

Happy Birthday Ring Of Honor!! Tonight, the promotion will present its 15th Anniversary Show, live from Las Vegas on PPV. Stars from ROH and NJPW will step in the ring to fight it out and celebrate the company's birthday. In tonight's main event, ROH World Champion Adam Cole will defend his title against Christopher Daniels.…


WWE NXT Preview (3/8/17): Five Things To Watch For

We're a little over three weeks away from TakeOver: Orlando, and the card is beginning to take shape. This week's show should really put things into high gear as former two time NXT Champion Shinsuke Nakamura makes his long awaited return from "injury". The only other preview point on the WWE NXT website is "performance…


WWE SmackDown Live Preview (3/7/17): 5 Reasons To Watch

It was the best of times and it was the worst of times last week on WWE SmackDown LIVE. Best in the sense that John Cena and The Miz delivered one of the great opening segments in the history of the show. Worst in the sense that the Bray Wyatt-Randy Orton storyline seems like a…


Kevin Owens Teaches Us How To Protest Like A Pro

[Editor's Note: This is a feature story on Kevin Owens, not a news story. It is one writer's opinion on the heel character mixing with real life emotion on Sunday night. Read the column and make your own judgment based on the case presented.] It was hard to watch Fastlane's main event. Not because we…



WWE RAW Preview (3/6/17): 5 Things To Watch For

Well, it's Monday, and you know what that means. Yep, time for our weekly WWE RAW preview. Lordy mercy, what a show Fastlane was, and no, I do not mean that in a good way. It was like a dumpster fire in so many ways, and I have to wonder who in WWE likes to…




Five Metaphors For Goldberg’s Possible WWE Fastlane Victory

Mere hours from Fastlane, the WWE universe finds itself buzzing. Unfortunately, it's not exactly a positive vibration. Instead of gearing up for WWE's final PPV before WrestleMania, chunks of fans are stuck in deciding which coping mechanism is best once Kevin Owens is fed to Bill Goldberg. It appears to be a forgone conclusion that…



Top Rope Nation Webcast Previews WWE Fastlane

The Top Rope Nation webcast is LIVE right now on YouTube previewing this Sunday's WWE Fastlane. Join our usual hosts, Ryan, Justin, and Kyle, as they are joined this week by TopRopePress.com's Jack Snodgrass. The live webcast is typically only for our Patreon supporters, however this week's show previewing Fastlane is presented free for all. The audio-only…


WWE NXT Preview (3/1/17): Five Things To Watch For

We're speeding along on the road to TakeOver Orlando, and some may even say we're in the...FastLane. This week's show features two title matches: Peyton Royce challenging Asuka for the NXT Women's Title and #DIY challenging the Authors of Pain for the Tag Team Titles. Plus, the Patrick Clark Experience returns to NXT. Here are…


WWE SmackDown LIVE Preview (2/28/17): 5 Reasons To Watch

Another week has passed, and we still don't have a #1 contender on this brand. Randy Orton won the Royal Rumble, but then he turned down a shot at the WWE Title because Bray Wyatt is the champion. All reports, however, indicate Orton will still be challenging Wyatt come WrestleMania 33. A battle royal was…