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RAW Deal: The must-see matches of Wrestle Kingdom 13

Dec 31, 2018 - 4:41 PM

If you’ve been thinking about dipping your toes in the waters of Japanese puroresu, Wrestle Kingdom is the best time to take the plunge

HEAVYWEIGHT DUEL. Kenny Omega gets to face one of Japan pro wrestling’s best in Hiroshi Tanahashi. Photo from New Japan Pro Wrestling official website

RAW Deal: The December 2018 injury mailbag

Dec 10, 2018 - 2:40 PM

Here are injury updates on some of WWE's pretty important icons

RECOVERING. Becky Lynch is still sidelined for a fractured orbital bone. Photo from WWE.com


RAW Deal: A mad November for WWE

Nov 12, 2018 - 5:13 PM

The WWE pushes through with the controversial Crown Jewel event in Saudi Arabia

KING OF THE RING. Brock Lesnar is the new WWE Universal Champion. Photo from WWE.com


RAW Deal: WWE and its Saudi Arabia problems

Oct 22, 2018 - 2:43 PM

WWE's supershow Crown Jewel is in trouble following the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi

BIG MONEY. WWE's Crown Jewel event is expected to net $2 to 3 million. Background photo from Stringer/AFP


RAW Deal: The post-Money in the Bank landscape

Jun 24, 2018 - 5:15 PM

The title could have gone to someone who needed the quick, powerful impact of a cash-in

GUARANTEED CONTRACT. Braun Strowman rules the men's Money in the Bank ladder match. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Depositing Money in the Bank 2018

Jun 17, 2018 - 4:08 PM

This may finally be the moment Shinsuke Nakamura wins the title he’s been chasing since January

SHOWDOWN. This year's Money in the Bank may go down as the most exciting yet. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The return of Daniel Bryan

Mar 25, 2018 - 2:32 PM

Have a look at the short list of dream matches involving Daniel Bryan

THROWBACK. Daniel Bryan returns to WWE. Photo from WWE

RAW Deal: The Fastlane to WrestleMania 34

Mar 11, 2018 - 2:37 PM

It will be John Cena, Dolph Ziggler, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens and AJ Styles vying for the WWE Championship in a Six-Pack Challenge

LAST MAN STANDING. AJ Styles is one of the wrestlers starring in the Six-Pack Challenge for the WWE Championship. Photo from WWE

RAW Deal: Predicting Elimination Chamber 2018

Feb 25, 2018 - 10:59 AM

Get ready to witness the first ever women's Elimination Chamber match

GAUNTLET MATCH. John Cena and Seth kick off a gauntlet match on RAW featuring the participants of the 7-man Elimination Chamber match. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: On the road to WrestleMania 34

Feb 11, 2018 - 3:16 PM

All roads lead to the Elimination Chamber

CHAMBER. Roman Reigns will be in the Elimination Chamber, which is going to determine the new #1 contender to Brock Lesnar’s WWE Universal Championship. Screenshot WWE YT

RAW Deal: The best Royal Rumble this decade

Feb 03, 2018 - 6:52 PM

It was a night that never let up in the big moments, as though they truly wanted to reestablish the prestige of the Rumble as an event

GOING TO 'MANIA. Shinsuke Nakamura wins the 2018 Royal Rumble match. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Double the Rumble

Jan 27, 2018 - 11:07 PM

Two Royal Rumble matches, multi-man World Title bouts, and more. Which men and women will head to WrestleMania 34 with title shots and championship gold?

WOMEN'S RUMBLE. For the first time ever, 30 women will take part in a Royal Rumble match. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: A new US champion, a new tournament, and more

Jan 20, 2018 - 3:39 PM

Facebook now airs the Mixed Match Challenge through Facebook Watch

RAW Deal: Injuries to Samoa Joe, Paige leave red brand with a raw deal in 2018

Jan 15, 2018 - 11:50 AM

Injuries to Samoa Joe and Paige leave a lot for writers to work around

INJURY LIST. Samoa Joe suffered a plantar fascia muscle injury while Paige is dealing with a neck injury which may have ended her career. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The magic of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Wrestle Kingdom 12

Jan 06, 2018 - 12:02 PM

At New Japan's equivalent of WrestleMania, stars from Japan and abroad delivered big time

NIGHT OF STARS. Kenny Omega put on another classic against Chris Jericho, a match that few thought would be possible outside of WWE. Photo from Wikipedia

RAW Deal: Predicting Clash of Champions 2017

Dec 16, 2017 - 3:40 PM

SmackDown Live wraps up the year with Clash of Champions, with AJ Styles defending the WWE Championship against Jinder Mahal

STYLES CLASH. Could the title come off 'The Phenomenal One' and go back to the 'Modern Day Maharajah?' It wouldn't shock the columnist. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Survival of the fittest

Oct 28, 2017 - 11:53 AM

The SmackDown vs Raw rivalry heats up before Survivor Series, but without much rhyme or reason

BRAND WARFARE. It was a cool visual to see SmackDown's roster attack RAW, but without anything tangible to play for in the second year of the new brand split we’re just forcing people to stick together for nothing. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Predicting the strangest TLC so far

Oct 22, 2017 - 11:53 AM

Roman Reigns and Bray Wyatt are both unavailable for this upcoming TLC

RAW Deal: Takeaways from Hell in a Cell 2017

Oct 14, 2017 - 12:41 PM

Sami Zayn was WWE's only remaining inscrutable good guy. That was, until Hell in a Cell 2017

SHOCKER. The heart-stopping Hell in a Cell match between Kevin Owens and Shane McMahon gave way to a shocking heel turn from Sami Zayn. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Predicting Hell in a Cell 2017

Oct 08, 2017 - 4:34 AM

This year's Hell in a Cell is not a perfect card on paper, but it’s a better sell that benefits from SmackDown’s thoughtful writing.

RAGE IN THE CAGE. Both the New Day/Usos and the Kevin Owens/Shane McMahon feuds have been written and built up masterfully, the drama ramped up properly that for the first time in a long time, there was no choice but to have these matches inside the Cell. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Will RAW also have No Mercy on Braun Strowman?

Sep 23, 2017 - 3:15 PM

Will Braun Strowman walk out of No Mercy as the WWE Universal champion, or will Brock Lesnar carry the title through to the Royal Rumble?

STRONG MAN. It boils down to what you believe will and should happen: does Lesnar win, but he won’t be seen again until the Royal Rumble, or does Strowman bring the championship back full-time to RAW? Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Lessons from the 2017 SummerSlam weekend

Aug 22, 2017 - 2:10 AM

SummerSlam has come and gone Here are a few points to take away from the weekend in wrestling

SUMMERSLAMMED. Brock Lesnar left the Barclays Center with the Universal Championship, and it’s clear that whoever does beat him one-on-one will get a monstrous rub. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The pre-SummerSlam 2017 primer

Aug 12, 2017 - 10:41 AM

Here are some of the things to look forward to at SummerSlam 2017

RAW Deal: 5 WWE superstars who could benefit from another shakeup

Jul 28, 2017 - 8:59 PM

Who needs to switch brands get called up or sent back down? Here s a list of 5 superstars who could use a change of scenery

STRONG STYLE. Shinsuke Nakamura would get the reboot he badly needs with a move to Raw. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Prepare the Battleground for destruction

Jul 22, 2017 - 7:45 PM

SmackDown s monthly pay per view is headlined by WWE champion Jinder Mahal vs Randy Orton in a Punjabi Prison match

BATTLEGROUND. The Punjabi Prison match plays to Jinder Mahal's strengths as a performer, but it remains to be seen if Randy Orton will be able to carry him through the match. The Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Goodness gracious, Great Balls of Fire

Jul 09, 2017 - 2:04 PM

The show s name may be ridiculous but Great Balls of Fire is shaping up to be a must see card

GOODNESS GRACIOUS. Samoa Joe is shaping up to be Brock Lesnar's most credible looking challenger in years. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The WWE’s misguided brand of feminism

Jun 25, 2017 - 3:52 AM

The women s Money in the Bank match would’ve been a great moment to do things as the fans would’ve wanted instead of swerving them for a heel reaction

MISS MONEY IN THE BANK. Having a man take down the briefcase in the first-ever women's Money in the Bank match wasn't technically illegal; it's just not what fans wanted to see. Photo from wwe.com

RAW Deal: All in on the Maharajah

May 27, 2017 - 2:03 PM

All of this—Mahal winning at Backlash Mahal not losing the title on SmackDown the Punjabi celebration—tells me the one thing I needed to know: they’re going all in on the Maharajah

CHAMP. Jinder Mahal is the WWE Champion. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The 5 important stories from PWR Wrevolution X

May 07, 2017 - 2:59 PM

Check out which characters and stories fans should keep an eye on

BARNBURNER. Jake De Leon and "Beautiful" Billy Suede put together arguably the best fight in PWR history at Wrevolution X. Photo by Hub Pacheco/PWR

RAW Deal: Time for some Payback

Apr 29, 2017 - 3:24 PM

Payback is the culmination of different storylines affected by the sudden messing up of the status quo

BROKEN. The Hardy Boyz will face Enzo Amore and Big Cass as fans await for when they'll adapt their BROKEN personas. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Now more than ever, don’t hinder Jinder

Apr 22, 2017 - 7:00 PM

This is not a typo: Jinder Mahal is actually the number one contender

DON'T HINDER JINDER. Jinder Mahal is the new number one contender for the WWE championship, a surprise move that thrusts the former 3MB member into the main event picture. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The ballad of Mauro Ranallo

Apr 14, 2017 - 5:00 AM

Mauro Ranallo s departure from his commentary seat raises questions about the culture at WWE

ABSENCE. Mauro Ranallo, the celebrated commentator who suffers from bipolar disorder and depression, has not been seen on-air for the WWE in a month. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The biggest winners and losers of WrestleMania

Apr 08, 2017 - 4:26 PM

Which wrestlers saw their stocks rise and whose fell at WrestleMania 33 in the Sunshine State?

BRAYMANIA. The unpopular decision for Randy Orton to beat Bray Wyatt for the WWE championship means SmackDown now has two duds on the title scene. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Calling the post-WrestleMania fallout

Apr 01, 2017 - 4:38 PM

The predictions for WrestleMania 33 are in Now it s time to predict what happens after Mania

DEMON RETURNS. Finn Balor never lost his title in the ring and may be back in the main event picture after WrestleMania. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: How NXT should 'take over' Orlando

Mar 25, 2017 - 4:55 PM

NXT for all of its entertainment value isn t the best it could be right now Here are some ideas to make the most of its spotlight ahead of WrestleMania

TAKEOVER ORLANDO. Could Nakamura be on his way out of NXT after a year and on his way to the main roster? If so, expect him to go out with fireworks against Bobby Roode. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Looking at WrestleMania 33

Mar 18, 2017 - 2:37 PM

Two weeks away from WrestleMania 33 in Orlando let’s run through the match ups one by one and see what we can expect from all of them

CHALLENGER. Brock Lesnar will challenge Universal Champion Goldberg at WrestleMania 33. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Strife in the Fastlane

Mar 04, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Here are some Fastlane to WrestleMania predictions

FASTLANE. Goldberg will go up against reigning champ Kevin Owens for the Universal Championship title. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Win, lose, or draw

Feb 25, 2017 - 4:40 PM

SmackDown Live once again proves that they’re masters of hitting two birds—multiple birds actually—with one stone

BATTLE ROYAL. After Randy Orton gives way to the champion Bray Wyatt, what will come out of the controversial finish to the 10-man Battle Royal? Let's examine the possibilities. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The most unpredictable Royal Rumble of the decade

Jan 28, 2017 - 1:31 PM

This columnists lists down 5 contenders to win the upcoming big pay per view

DEADMAN WINS. The Undertaker with a leg drop on the ring apron on Brock Lesnar before winning their 2015 Summer Slam match – but not without controversy. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The millennial Chris Benoit

Jan 15, 2017 - 2:06 PM

WWE fans looking for something new might want to check out New Japan s Katsuyori Shibata the last bastion of true Strong Style

HARD-HITTING. Katsuyori Shibata offers many of the traits that drew fans to Chris Benoit a generation ago. And like Benoit, he's not without his own controversies. Photo from Shibata's Facebook fan page

RAW Deal: The John Cena we should’ve had all along

Jan 07, 2017 - 2:12 PM

There are two versions of John Cena we get in the ring determined by the kind of feud he’s booked in The one we need returned to SmackDown Live two weeks ago

HE'S BACK. John Cena is back in a main event at the upcoming Royal Rumble. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The 2017 wrestling watchlist

Jan 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Find out which wrestling stars are primed for a breakout year in 2017 from across the indy scene to NXT

BRING THE PAIN. The Authors of Pain are two green big men with chemistry and legendary manager Paul Ellering in tow. Their work on NXT is becoming harder to ignore. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: The 2016 Christmas wrestling wishlist

Dec 23, 2016 - 2:55 PM

This columnist discusses his top 10 wishes for wrestling as Christmas approaches

RAW Deal: The end of the line for many things

Dec 17, 2016 - 7:23 PM

On the masterful career movement of Cody Rhodes on the indy scene and predictions for WWE Roadblock

RETAINING IT? Can Kevin Owens keep the title when he faces Roman Reigns at Roadblock? File photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: TJ Perkins and company find a new home

Dec 04, 2016 - 4:23 AM

The new 205 Live gives the cruiserweights a show of their own which brings the division its own spotlight but some drawbacks as well

RING OF THEIR OWN. TJ Perkins, the Filipino-American former cruiserweight champ, was featured on 205 Live against Rich Swann and Noam Dar. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: What's next for Goldberg in WWE?

Nov 26, 2016 - 6:04 PM

Sometimes you need a moment that s undeniably cool Goldberg s squash of Lesnar was that but fans are left wondering what this leads to

WHAT'S NEXT? Bill Goldberg's quick win over Brock Lesnar will please casual fans and confound hardcore followers. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Survival of the fittest

Nov 13, 2016 - 9:29 AM

The competition between the brands has once again elevated the status of Survivor Series

WAR GAMES. Shane McMahon's insertion into the Survivor Series match raises questions about where his brewing feud with Brock Lesnar is headed. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: A lack of RAW imagination

Nov 05, 2016 - 9:00 PM

The mirror has to be held up to RAW’s face

HELL IN A CELL. Sasha Banks and Charlotte Flair compete in the first-ever women's Hell In A Cell match. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: How to fix TJ Perkins and the Cruiserweight division

Oct 30, 2016 - 7:28 AM

The Cruiserweight division has been moved from the playoffs to the regular season and the difference has been huge

HIT THE RESET BUTTON. TJ Perkins has been saddled with forced video game references while Brian Kendrick has been reduced to a bizarro Heath Slater. Photo from WWE.com

RAW Deal: Goldberg, Women's Hell in a Cell happen for the wrong reasons

Oct 22, 2016 - 2:04 PM

Goldberg s return and the Sasha Banks vs Charlotte Hell in a Cell match make for catchy headlines but should they happen for more than just that?

WHO'S LAST. Bill Goldberg and Brock Lesnar will face off at Survivor Series  for the sole reason of promoting the WWE 2K17 video game. Photo from WWE.com