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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: 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: 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: Part-time hater

Mar 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM

If only wrestlers from Lesnar s era can beat the Beast Incarnate what message does that send to fans about the current full time roster?

CHAMPION. WWE has yet to learn its lesson, relying on big stars who don’t slug it out in the ring every night for WrestleMania, instead of making the product must-see by writing good stories and heightening the drama organically. 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 era of Bray Wyatt

Feb 18, 2017 - 10:59 AM

Bray Wyatt a character which didn t seem to need a championship to become a star has redefined the belt he now carries on SmackDown Live

FOLLOW THE DOLLAR SIGNS. After a few shaky years, the WWE is finally running full-steam behind Bray Wyatt. It's up to SmackDown Live not to ruin a good thing. Photo from WWE.com

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: WWE brand split means more wrestling and hard choices

Jul 30, 2016 - 6:59 PM

The New Era of the WWE is starting off with a bang

ON TO SUMMERSLAM. Finn Bálor defeats Roman Reigns for the right to face Seth Rollins at SummerSlam for the WWE Universal Championship. Photo from WWE.com