Stacking the Deck: A 2021 WWE Draft Analysis

This past weekend, WWE celebrated the time-honored tradition of Sonya Deville picking her favorite people to hang out with. WWE claims the Draft is the only time a year where superstars can switch brands, but anyone who’s watched the product for a month can tell you that’s not true. Still,…

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WWE Recap: Bloody Mediocre Time

In case you’re spending your weekend under a rock, CM Punk was the leading news on Friday night. Personally, I wasn’t a huge fan of The Girl on the Third Floor, so I can’t say I was as psyched as others seemed to be, but I’m glad everyone had fun.…

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WWE Recap: On the D-List

I didn’t watch wrestling when John Cena was universally loathed and loved at the same time. In fact, I saw him in an episode of Psych before I ever saw him refuse to be seen. And yet even I can not deny the absolute joy I feel watching him sprint…

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WWE Recap: Who’s Left?

I don’t pretend to understand why WWE does the things they do; decisions seem to be made like a freshman year film major writing their first script. It’s whatever seems most shocking in the moment, regardless of how it will serve them in the long run. Last weekend, they released…

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WWE Recap: Boss is Back in Town

Covid numbers keep rising, rising, rising, and WWE keeps booking shows. While we can all agree wrestling with an audience is vastly superior to wrestling with a bunch of screens in the stands, lax mask mandates and close contact makes me just a bit anxious to watch Nikki celebrate in…

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WWE Recap: Missionary Problems

Fans have been back for 14 days, and it’s incredible to see how much the shows seemed to have improve. Quality wise, Raw is insistent on showing the same four matches every week, but at least now we get to hear real people shouting “What?” instead of piped in boos…

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