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[TOP TEN] Top Wrestlers Under 30 Years Old

Potential (noun) – latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness. We hear this word stretched out on so many levels when we watch professional wrestling. When we watch a young man or woman in the business put on a great performance, we sense that they could very…


[FEATURE] This Is How You Fix The Divas Revolution

A hot topic over the last couple of weeks in professional wrestling is the reasoning behind the slowdown of the so-called Divas Revolution on the main WWE roster. Make no mistake, last weekend's NXT TakeOver show was proof that the Divas Revolution is alive and well over at NXT. However, things just haven't been clicking…


[TOP TEN] The Top 10 Matches in SummerSlam History

Top 10 Matches in SummerSlam History Now that SummerSlam 2015 has come to an end, there are some that believe that there were some great matches on the card. What if I told you after watching the event I thought none of them belonged in the running for the Top Ten list of all time?…


[COLUMN] SummerSlam Memories: Where Booking Logic Goes Out The Window

Now that some time has passed, I believe my initial flurry of emotions watching SummerSlam may have finally run its course. Like a bad fart in the wind, that is. I have been befuddled by the ending of a professional wrestling PPV before. I've been confused by bad booking decisions in the past. I have even cried…


[FEATURE] Five Thoughts On WWE SummerSlam 2015

WWE's SummerSlam 2015 took place on August 23 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Traditionally the second biggest show of the year, SummerSlam came in with a stacked card as usual this year. Did the matches live up to the hype? Who failed to reach their potential? Were we left with any intriguing…


[#DiscussionsFromTheSquaredCircle] Predictions For WWE SummerSlam ’15

WWE presents SummerSlam tonight, live on the WWE Network and PPV. See how our staff picked tonight's matches in the latest "Discussions From the Squared Circle," and see how we match up to your own predictions. Be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comment section below,  and follow us tonight during the broadcast on…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2014

Author’s Note: This is the last edition of the Countdown to SummerSlam. Before I continue, I want to thank Ryan Droste and Jason Stout for providing me with a podium to speak about every match and offer advice when I needed it. I also would like to thank my wife and two daughters for allowing…


[FEATURE] An Open Letter To John Cena: Please Don’t Win At SummerSlam

Dear Mr. Cena, First I would like to offer my congratulations. It's been a great year for you, maybe one of the best of your career, both inside and outside the ring. This week you granted your 500th Make-A-Wish request, making the dreams of more sick children a reality than any other individual in the world.…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2013

Author’s Note: Because the WWE Network archives do not feature and pre-show matches I will not be assessing them starting with the 2012 SummerSlam event. Tonight, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was…


[FEATURE] Five Thoughts On NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn

NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn has come and gone, and what a show it was. We saw title changes, debuts, ladders, amazing entrances, legends, and pure, unadulterated wrestling. The crowd was into the show from start to finish, although they were a little smarky at times.  The show itself was fun and fresh, and it delivered a 10/10…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2012

Author’s Note: Because the WWE Network archives do not feature and pre-show matches I will not be assessing them starting with the 2012 SummerSlam event. This weekend, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network…


[FEATURE] NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn Preview And Predictions

NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn Preview And Predictions NXT is once again bringing us a TakeOver special on the WWE Network on Saturday night. This will be the biggest to date…at least in audience size. NXT, who normally performs in front of 300-500 people at Full Sail and at house shows, has managed to sell out all…


[TOP TEN] Things That Should Happen At SummerSlam

Sunday, the WWE will host SummerSlam. The main event features the Undertaker meeting Brock Lesnar in a rematch two years in the making. John Cena puts his United States Championship on the line against the WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins in a "Winner-Take-All" match. The card is stacked. Moments will be made. So, what should happen…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2011

Author's Note: I chose to not rank any SummerSlam Pre-Show match. If it is not on the main card archived in the WWE Network, I did not watch it. Thank you for your understanding. This Sunday, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2010

This Sunday, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by the time we're…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2009

This Sunday, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by the time we're…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2008

This Sunday, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by the time we're done, see what…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2007

On Sunday, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by the time we're…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2006

This weekend, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by the time we're…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2005

In less than two weeks, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by the…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2004

In less than two weeks, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by…


[TOP TEN] Celebrities Who Wrestled Matches

On August 23, live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, the WWE will bring us the 28th SummerSlam in company history. Billed as the "Summer's Biggest Party," the annual event is usually touted as the company's second largest PPV of the year. This year should be a memorable SummerSlam, as the Undertaker meets Brock Lesnar in…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2003

In less than two weeks, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by the…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2002

Later less than two weeks, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by…


[FEATURE] The Countdown to SummerSlam – SummerSlam 2001

Later this month, WWE will host "The Hottest Party of the Summer” with their annual SummerSlam in Brooklyn, New York after a lengthy stay in Los Angeles. Since the WWE Network was established, it is my goal to watch every SummerSlam and provide an analysis on what worked and what didn't, provide a grade, and by the time…