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RAW Deal: Predicting Takeover: Chicago and Backlash 2017

May 20, 2017 - 5:56 PM

Despite a lack of a build up to the NXT main event and uncertainty about whether Jinder Mahal can hang in the title picture two shows with major implications take place

WWE CHAMPION BET. Randy Orton is most likely to win over Jinder Mahal after defeating Baron Corbin in this week'€™s main event on SmackDown. File photo by JP Yim/Getty Images North America/AFP

RAW Deal: Hello, Brooklyn 2016

Aug 20, 2016 - 5:35 PM

The biggest summer party in WWE starts with NXT Takeover: Brooklyn and SummerSlam

SUMMER PARTY. Finn Balor and Seth Rollins of the RAW brand will face off for the first Universal tite. Photo from

RAW Deal: The extreme time of the year

May 21, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Roman Reigns and AJ Styles will take their rivalry to the next level at Extreme Rules while Dean Ambrose and Chris Jericho bring their own spin to the hardcore event

EXTREME MEASURES. AJ Styles and Roman Reigns have built the tension surrounding the use of weapons to a slow boil. Folding chairs won't be outlawed at Extreme Rules; they'll be encouraged. Photo from

RAW Deal: Yep, it's Payback time

Apr 30, 2016 - 2:33 PM

The TNA movement is in full effect at NXT and the Payback card is looking stacked Here are some predictions for the upcoming WWE event

PAYBACK. Chris Jericho (L) and Dean Ambrose are set to clash at WWE Payback. Photo from

RAW Deal: Crunch time leading into WrestleMania

Mar 20, 2016 - 10:30 AM

Something seemed off about Roman Reigns last week leading the columnist to speculate about a double turn at WrestleMania

PUSH IMMINENT? Dolph Ziggler and Dean Ambrose shined as babyfaces on RAW, while Roman Reigns brought the wrong kind of energy. Could a double turn be coming at WrestleMania? Photo from

RAW Deal: Vince McMahon’s broken machine

Dec 10, 2015 - 8:00 AM

With ratings dropping by the hour WWE has resorted to putting its biggest matches earlier in the show

NEW DAY. The New Day remains one of the bright spots on a show that often seems to be losing direction. Photo from

RAW Deal: The grand tournament

Oct 29, 2015 - 11:24 AM

The columnist makes the case for tournaments in wrestling jeers WWE s booking of Del Rio s return and praises the underutilized Cesaro

Tournaments create drama in wrestling, as they create a sense of order and importance for the championships. Photo from

RAW Deal: The mis-booking of Lana, Rusev and Dolph

Jul 03, 2015 - 12:59 PM

The forced pairing of Lana and Dolph Ziggler simply doesn t work and it s killing the momentum of all involved

ZIG-ZAGGED. The lack of chemistry between Dolph Ziggler and Lana make this storyline 'must-not-see TV.' Photo from

RAW Deal: Fifty shades of Seth

Jun 12, 2015 - 5:11 PM

This muddling of Rollins’s alignment might be part of a set up for a huge Shield match for the championship

Seth Rollins added a new dimension to his character this past Raw. Photo from

RAW Deal: Back to the madhouse

May 22, 2015 - 9:23 PM

The Elimination Chamber pay per view is back but this time there is meaning to it

KO DEBUT. Kevin Owens' debut on Raw this past week highlighted the show. Photo from

WrestleMania 31 mailbag: Who will steal the show?

Mar 29, 2015 - 3:13 PM

Rappler s resident wrestling writers answer questions from Filipino WWE fans as they gear up for the greatest annual spectacle in sports entertainment

FACE-OFFS. Two of the blockbuster main events at WrestleMania 31 on Sunday: Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns for the WWE World Title, and Sting vs Triple H. Photos from

RAW Deal: Won’t get fooled again?

Jan 08, 2015 - 10:13 AM

The new boss is literally the old boss with the same Authority tactics promos and pettiness Naturally this has caused a divide among fans

FIRED. For being on Team Cena at last year's Survivor Series, Erick Rowan, Ryback, and Dolph Ziggler were fired by the returning Authority. Photo from

RAW DEAL: Cybore Monday

Dec 03, 2014 - 8:50 PM

After a tell all podcast that should’ve shaken the very foundations of the biggest wrestling company in the world you’d think the WWE would rev the engine Instead we got a RAW that chugged along on the treadmill halfway to TLC

John Cena picks up Kane for an Attitude Adjustment. Photo from

RAW Deal: You ain’t gotta get Punk to have fun

Oct 01, 2014 - 12:29 PM

The WWE Universe fixates on CM Punk every time the company comes to Illinois Meanwhile there are plenty of stars currently with the company who are deserving of that attention

CM Punk is gone from WWE, and you're just gonna have to deal with it. Photo from Wikimedia

Hits and Misses: WWE SummerSlam 2014

Aug 20, 2014 - 11:44 PM

The passion of John Cena a chaotic lumberjack match a betrayal of twin proportions and more 9 99 WWE Network plugs Here are our thoughts on one of the most memorable SummerSlams – if not the best – of all time

ONE-SIDED VICTORY. Brock Lesnar conquered John Cena in a one-sided battle at SummerSlam for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Photos from

Predictions: WWE SummerSlam 2014

Aug 11, 2014 - 7:17 PM

Ryan Songalia and Michael Bueza weigh in on the matches at The Biggest Party of The Summer including John Cena vs Brock Lesnar for the WWE World Heavyweight Title and Stephanie McMahon vs Brie Bella

WATCH: WWE star Batista brings back the bad guy at Smackdown

Mar 02, 2014 - 5:01 PM

With his babyface routine failing to pay dividends in his WWE return Dave Batista finally turned heel on this past week s Smackdown

A REASON TO BOO. Dave Batista at Marvel's "Guardians of The Galaxy" press line during Comic-Con International last July. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Wanna see a triple-‘Ex’ film?

Aug 19, 2012 - 12:54 PM

‘The Expendables 2’ is explosive excessive and we Pinoys might say ‘exagg’

ARMED AND LUDICROUS. (From left) Yu Nan, Terry Crews, Sylvester Stallone, Randy Couture and Dolph Lundgren. All photos by Frank Masi/Lionsgate