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WNW Retro Review First Watch: The 1st TNA PPV Event
Hello everyone and welcome back to another WNW Retro Review, it's been quite some time since the last review I did but we are near two decades of TNA/Impact Wrestling continuing on as a wrestling promotion, so in honor of that I'll be reviewing the very first show in TNA ...read more
Impact Wrestling's Rebellion 2022 Predictions
We are just days away from Impact Wrestling's Rebellion pay per view which will be live on Saturday the 23rd at 8pm eastern time and this will also be the first Rebellion event since 2019 to take place in front of a crowd of people. There have been numerous storylines heading ...read more
The Sullivan Segment (07.26.21): Daniel Bryan Danielson and more
(The opinions expressed here are those of Kevin Christopher Sullivan and do not necessarily reflect those of anyone else at Wrestling News World, the other websites he writes for, his friends, family, or people who saw him at the grocery store the other day.)Hi! I'm Kevin and ...read more
WWE Friday Night SmackDown & 205 Live Preview 7.2.21
Last week’s edition of Friday Night SmackDown saw the Rated R Superstar, Edge return to the blue brand to challenge Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship at Money in the Bank. We also saw Mixed Tag Team Action as Seth Rollins and Bayley defeated Ceasro and SmackDown Women’s ...read more
WNW Retro Review First Watch: Slammiversary 2016
Hello everyone and welcome to what will hopefully be the first of many articles where I review the pay per views from TNA and Impact Wrestling's past and sometimes not so distance future. And what a way to start off as we are currently in the midst of Slammiversary season, so ...read more
The Best Heels in WWE Today
Every wrestling promotion has a roster, or rosters, filled with wrestlers who are good guys, bad guys, total badasses who are neither. WWE is the one company that pretty much tries to abide by that rule where their shows absolutely have to have a babyface or a monster heel. A ...read more
Wrestlemania XI Go Home Show(March 27th, 1995)
Commentary: Jim Ross and Gorilla Monsoon The show opened with a recap of Owen Hart pleading for his mom to throw in the towel costing Bret at Survivor 1994. Then we see Owen trying cost Bret the title again at the Rumble earlier this year. The main event for this episode was ...read more
WWE/AEW Weekly Ratings Wars Odds
For those interested in the ratings war between WWE and AEW, this week's odds are out. WWE NXT has been competing nicely with AEW on Wednesday nights, as oddsmakers are starting to lean towards the black and yellow brand. Will WWE Raw Have More Viewers Than Last Week? Currently, ...read more
What if there's a return of The Shield in 2020?
In 2012, "The Hounds of Justice" came to WWE's main roster, establishing themselves as arguably the greatest group in WWE history. They eventually founds themselves as the most over group of superstars on the roster through the next year. However, in 2014, The Shield had broken ...read more
What Brodie Lee's AEW Debut Could Do for the Wrestling World
All-Elite Wrestling has done nothing other than keep its viewers surprised and amazed ever since it was first founded. The fact that it's now the home of many former WWE world champions makes it even more prestigious due to the fact that the superstars may have left WWE because ...read more
With WWE stocks plummeting, what can Vince & Co. do to turn things around?
We are one full month into 2020 and outside of the outstanding Royal Rumble event, WWE doesn’t seem to have changed very much. In fact, the company seems to at times be taking one step forwards but two steps back. WWE finally have credible competition after many years of ...read more
Monster Among Slayers
This coming Sunday will be one defining night for either the WWE Universal Champion, Seth Freakin' Rollins, or his tag partner/Universal Championship challenger, Braun Strowman. To be honest, the winner of the match all depends on who gets pinned or does the pinning in their Raw ...read more
The Night Pro Wrestling Changed, Forever?
On May 25th, 2019, All Elite Wrestling showcased their star studded Double or Nothing pay per view event live from a sold out MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Walking into the MGM Garden Arena took your breath away. An enormous LED chandelier adorned with high definition ...read more
Rumor Mill: Sasha Banks Unhappy in WWE
Rumors are flooding the wrestling community today that Sasha Banks is unhappy with her place in WWE. The story going around is that she tried to quit WWE during WrestleMania weekend when she found out that Banks and Bayley were dropping the Women's Tag Team titles. The original ...read more
Eight Predictions of Things We Will See Happen at WrestleMania
1. Baron Corbin will be Kurt Angle’s WrestleMania opponent At this point it seems unlikely that WWE is going to change out Baron Corbin for someone else at WrestleMania. When Kurt announced that he wanted Corbin to be his final opponent the backlash from fans was pretty loud. ...read more
Raw Report Card (3/18/19): A Phoenix Rises
Opening segment: Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman are interrupted by Drew McIntyre and Seth Rollins Grade: A Reasoning: The promo work by Heyman was good as per usual, but what really sold this segment for me was Seth Rollins unleashing chair shot after chair shot on McIntyre and ...read more
WWE Cookbook Review by Zack Krasney
Professional Wrestling has a very symbiotic relationship with a lot of things. Drinking, for instance. Beer and wrestling go hand and hand. Just ask Stone Cold. But cooking? Well WWE is releasing a cookbook, so we can ALL smell what The Rock’s been cooking! World Wrestling ...read more
Is Torrie Wilson Hall of Fame Worthy?
It seems that WWE fans are having a mixed reaction to the announcement that Torrie Wilson is to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2019. Some people think she's worthy of being inducted while others think that she doesn't deserve an induction based on her time in WWE. I'm ...read more
Smackdown Live Report Card (03/05/19)- Samoa Joe Captures Gold
Daniel Bryan and Kevin Owens Segment: I’m glad WWE went ahead and put these two together just six days ahead of Fastlane, because the entire PPV doesn’t have momentum, especially since we’re 5 weeks from WrestleMania. Good exchange between the two that gives the fans something ...read more
The Raw Report Card (3/4/19): Hounds Reunite!
Opening segment: Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins reunited Grade: A Reasoning: I enjoyed the false tease about Roman going after the Universal Title match at WrestleMania. When it shifted into reunited The Shield I was even more happy. Great segment that ended on the perfect teaser. ...read more
Smackdown Live Report (02/26/19)- The KO Show Returns
Welcome everyone back to WNW! This week, we were live in Charlotte, North Carolina for Smackdown Live as our own Ryan McClure was in attendance! Opening Segment: Before people get upset that we saw Vince McMahon take Kofi out of the WWE Championship Match at Fastlane, don’t ...read more
The Raw Report Card (2/25/19): The Big Dog Returns!
Opening segment Roman Reigns announcement Grade: A+ Reasoning: I mean…did you really think this segment would get anything less than the top grade? Thrill to tears to see Roman back in the WWE happy and healthy. Aleister Black & Ricochet vs. The Revival Grade: B Reasoning: This ...read more
The Smackdown Report Card (2.19.19): Kofi Earns His Shot!
Opening Segment- Shane announces the NXT Call-ups; Rematch for the Tag Team Championships Announced Grade: B Reasoning: The opening segment wasn’t anything spectacular, but this crowd’s reactions were so much better than the crowd from Monday’s crowd on Raw that it seemed much ...read more
The Raw Report Card (2/18/19): Hello Fresh Faces by Ben Bekavac
Opening segment Triple H announcement Grade: A- Reasoning: The Mic work itself by Triple H wasn't what everyone thought it would be. Announcing NXT Superstars debuting tonight was a breath of fresh air to open the show. Very nice to see the WWE do something different. Baron ...read more
Elimination Chamber Report Card by Ben Bekavac
Women’s Tag Team Elimination Chamber championship match Grade: A+ Reasoning: This was a great way to start the night off with such an entertaining match. Naomi and Carmella looked great as a team in this match, which was very pleasant to see. The Riot Squad had an excellent ...read more
Smackdown Report Card: Go Kofi Go! (02.12.19) By Ben Bekavac
Charlotte Flair In-Ring Segment Grade: B+ Reasoning: This was a great promo by Charlotte calling Becky a “flash in the pan.” There were some rough parts still from Charlotte, she still needs work on the mic. Also, Becky not interrupting really plays well with the whole she’s ...read more
Raw Report Card: Becky Gets Screwed (2/11/19)
Opening segment: Stephanie McMahon and Triple H Grade: B Reasoning: This segment could have been better and we find out later in the night why it felt off. Triple H and Stephanie were teased as the bad guys, even though what they were asking was perfectly reasonable. We find ...read more
The Raw Report Card (02.04.19)
Our own Ben Bekavac grades Raw in the Raw Report Card! Stephanie and Becky Lynch In-Ring segment: A+ Reasoning: There was definitely a Stone Cold Steve Austin/Vince McMahon vibe to this segment. Becky being suspended for not letting the doctors check her leg likely means that ...read more
Opinion Piece: Why All Elite Wrestling Will Surpass ROH and NJPW in the Indy Wars by Ben Bekavac
All Elite Wrestling (AKA AEW) will surpass both Ring of Honor and New Japan Pro Wrestling as the wrestling’s second most prominent company in the world AND become a serious threat to the WWE. Here's why. Many months ago, there was a rumor swirling around that The Young Bucks ...read more
SummerSlam Preview And Predictions
Tonight on the WWE Network, SummerSlam will be held in Brooklyn, New York. Check out down below for the preview and our predictions from us here at WNW. Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns for the Universal Championship Ryan: Match number four between these two, and I can’t say that ...read more
WWE Extreme Rules Match Card And Predictions
Down Below is the full line-up for WWE’s Extreme Rules Pay-Per View that will be taking place live on the WWE Network Tonight, along with mine and Thomas’ predictions! AJ Styles vs Rusev for the WWE Championship In my opinion, I feel like this match came out of nowhere, as ...read more
An Interview With Professional Wrestler Machado and His Battle to End Hunger
Today I am joined by Machado, a professional wrestler who is not only living his dream but working hard to help others do the same through his massive contributions to charity which is saving the lives of thousands of people! My first question for you is, who or what inspired ...read more
Who Are the Modern-Day Jim Ross and Jerry Lawler?
Commentating seems to be a dying art within the WWE with the only real exemption to this being the ever present Corey Graves. Graves gives somewhat of the Jerry Lawler vibe with his remarks on commentary and there has been no better partnership over the years than The King and ...read more
Return of the American Dragon
For years, many die-hard wrestling fans have watched Daniel Bryan dominate in the ring. Most can agree that for a guy of his stature, he has the most heart, desire and feel for professional wrestling. The man eat, sleeps, breathes nothing but wrestling! Whether it’s Ring of ...read more
The Impact of Daniel Bryan's Return
The return of Daniel Bryan is symbolic of the career he has already had play out in front of the WWE Universe. Bryan has battled through adversity on top of adversity, although some of it would have been storylines it is fitting that after two years of hard work and ...read more
Who is the face of the company?
The face of the company is always something widely debated. It has people hooked to the product, who is the top guy? It also poses the question who deserves to be the top guy. WWE have tried to introduce this into angles such as when Randy Orton would consistently mention being ...read more
The Beast Incarnate vs. The Big Dog
Through the years, we’ve seen Roman Reigns play the role as the guy who has to live up to his family’s name and image, carry on their legacy and represent them in a very fashionable manner. Ever since the first breakup of ‘The Shield,’ Reigns has been getting booed out of almost ...read more
Ryan's Raw Cut (3/5/18)
Welcome back everyone to this week's Raw Cut! This is where we go over the Hits and Misses of Monday Night Raw! Shall we get to cutting? HITS The Ultimate Deletion Coming: After months of back and forth matches and segments, we are finally going to see the Hardy Compound's debut ...read more
Coming of the back of what was a stale and predictable Elimination Chamber, heading into what appears to be an awful Fastlane. Is WWE losing its touch? It seems almost harder to lose the hype for Wrestlemania with how much of a colossal event it is, but WWE seems to have been ...read more
Was He Buried? The Case Of Bray Wyatt
If you’ve been on Wrestling Twitter for longer than ten minutes on any given day, you’ve seen the term burial. Listen to podcasts and they shout it even more. When a WWE superstar is in a position other than where we want them we often say, “they’re being buried.” Also if a ...read more
Ryan's Raw Cut (02/19/18)
Welcome back everyone to this week's Raw Cut, where we go over the hits and misses of Monday Night Raw. Shall we get to cutting? HITS Seven Man Gauntlet Match: What a refreshing way to start off a Monday Night Raw. A great gauntlet match, and the true star that came out of it ...read more
Ryan’s Raw Cut (2/12/18)
Hello everyone and welcome back here to the Raw Cut, here on WNW! This is the place where we go over the Hits and Misses of Monday Night Raw. Shall we get to cutting? HITS JOHN CENA VS THE MIZ: A decent opening match, and nice exchange between both men. I like the idea of Miz ...read more
What's next for Raw's Tag Team Divison?
With Jason Jordan out for the foreseeable future, the Raw tag team division is in shambles. Jordan's injury will also have a huge affect on his former partner Seth Rollins. The biggest question for Rollins and the tag divison, is what now? There are a number of ways WWE could ...read more
WWE Top 10 of the Week
Everything seems to be focussing on lists in wrestling, from the list of Jericho to the top 10 list on Smackdown, so I figured what better than to create my own as of 08/02/2018 (so no spoilers will be included). From here on out, I will be doing a top 10 list of Superstars ...read more
Ryan's Raw Cut (2/5/18)
Welcome everyone back to the Raw Cut here on WNW! This is where we go over the Hits and Misses of Monday Night Raw. Shall we get to cutting? HITS SASHA BANKS, BAYLEY, AND ASUKA: The interaction between Bayley and Sasha was good. I like the tension between the two, and it seems ...read more
The Return of Domination
The Road to WrestleMania is finally underway! I’m actually pretty confident that this year’s “Granddaddy of Them All” will be a hellacious one. After all, we have “The Phenomenal One” AJ Styles defending his title against “The Rockstar” Shinsuke Nakamura. Both of these men are ...read more
Ronda Rousey at Wrestlemania; Did She Steal The Spotlight At Royal Rumble?
Ronda Rousey blew up the internet this past Sunday at the Royal Rumble, when she made her WWE debut. Rousey showed up and got in the ring with Raw Women's Champion Alexa Bliss, SmackDown Women's Champion Charlotte, and the winner of the first-ever Women's Royal Rumble Asuka. ...read more
The Sharpshooter - Why Jeremy Borash leaving Impact is not the end of the world.
I want to start this article by congratulating long-time TNA/Impact employee Jeremy Borash on his move to the WWE. Having been a loyal servant with the company since its inception in 2002, it was perhaps considered unthinkable within the industry that Borash would ever work for ...read more
When Will Carmella Cash In?
Carmella is the winner of the first (and 2nd) Women's Money in the Bankladder match, and has held the briefcase since June of last year. Carmella only has a year to cash in and that's coming up soon. With her time running out it makes you wonder where her cash in will happen. ...read more
Ryan's Raw Cut (1/29/18)
Hello everyone and welcome back to the Raw Cut! This is the place to come to where we go over the Hits and Misses of Monday Night Raw. Shall we get to Cutting? HITS ASUKA VS SASHA BANKS: A decent match between the two women. They told the story of Sasha being ready to defeat ...read more