Big Fishes at the PC: WWE Midcarders Living Their Best Life on NXT

This year’s WrestleMania weekend offered one of WWE’s strongest lineup of matches and sheer spectacle in years. As the kickoff show before WrestleMania, NXT’s don’t-call-it-a-TakeOver Stand & Deliver event started WWE’s in-ring offerings off on a high note with a series of fast-paced and chaotic matches. For all the grousing…

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You’re Only Second Rate: WWE’s Midcard Titles Remain Absent from WrestleMania

We are less than one week from WrestleMania 38, which again airs over whole two calendar nights. Last year, this format worked out great, allowing both Bianca Belair vs. Sasha Banks and Roman Reigns vs. Edge vs. Daniel Bryan to occupy main event spots. Both matches were well worthy of…

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Chad Gable and the Art of the Five Minute Banger

The debate about match runtimes in pro wrestling has raged on for decades now. It’s a favorite among fans of professional wrestling and it always resurfaces when the critically acclaimed prestige wrestling of a particular era leans towards the grander scope of 30-60 minute matches. The debate comes up in…

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78 Degrees of Wrestling: A WWE Tarot Reading for October 2021

At the beginning of this year, I did several tarot readings for some of wrestling’s top stars. Not to toot my own spiritual horn, but I was dead on about some stuff—Kyle O’Reilly being abandoned by his friends, Orange Cassidy meeting new people, and Nick Gage getting stabbed in the…

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Roman Reigns vs. Finn Bálor Is the Funniest Match of 2021

Believe it or not, I really wanted to like this match. In fact, I was pretty much certain that I would. Roman Reigns has been on the run of a lifetime with a renewed character that has brought a lot of life to his main event title matches this past…

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“The Demon” Finn Bálor: A Review

After a terrible night for Roman Reigns, he and his family were visited by a demon, The Demon Finn Bálor. Having not appeared since a SmackDown filmed in Saudi Arabia in 2019, Bálor’s alter ego skulked the aisle of Madison Square Garden, putting the cherry on top of the sundae that…

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