Author: Matt Cookson

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NXT

On tonight’s episode of NXT 2.0: Cora Jade and Roxanne Perez appear on the Grayson Waller Effect! Will the two women keep things to a war of words? Nikkita Lyons and Zoey Stark battle with Toxic Attraction to determine the next challenger for the NXT Women’s Tag Team Championship. Who will be the next challengers to Katana Chance and Kayden Carter? Pretty Deadly gives a State of the Commonwealth address. What do the NXT Tag Team Champions have to say? And Andre Chase and Von Wagner face off for a spot in the North American Championship Ladder Match at Halloween…

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Raw

Tonight on Monday Night Raw: Seth Rollins comes face to face with Matt Riddle. What does the latest chapter in their heated rivalry look like? Bianca Belair and Bayley sign the contract for the title match at Extreme Rules. Chad Gable takes on Braun Strowman. Will the leader of Alpha Academy come out of the match in one piece? Rey Mysterio partners with AJ Styles to face off against Finn Balor and Damian Priest of Judgement Day. Will Mysterio and Styles withstand the combined force of Judgement Day? Finally, Johnny Gargano takes on Otis and, later in the evening, his…

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Reviews

On tonight’s episode of Friday Night Smackdown: Roman Reigns returns to Smackdown. What will the Tribal Chief have to say? Braun Strowman faces Otis in his first match since returning. Will the Monster pick up the win or will Chad Gable’s number one guy prove to be too much? And in the main event, the Brawling Brutes challenge the Usos for the Undisputed Tag Team Championships. Will the Usos continue their dominant run? GOOD the Bloodline: Paul Heyman pumped up Solo Sikoa as the enforcer and protector of the Bloodline. Next, the Usos promise to defend the Tag Team Titles…

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NXT

On this week’s episode of NXT 2.0: Cora Jade takes on Wendy Choo. Nathan Frazer and Axiom have the second match in their best of three series. Will Axiom win the series or will Frazer force a third match? Sanga battles Von Wagner. Who will emerge with the victory in this battle of giants? Toxic Attraction faces off against Ivy Nile and Tatum Paxley. Will Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne come out on top? And in the main event, Tyler Bate takes on JD McDonagh to determine the next contender for the NXT Championship.  Solo Sikoa is stripped of the…

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Reviews

On tonight’s episode of Friday Night Smackdown: Logan Paul returns to WWE. What does he have to say to the WWE Universe? A fatal four-way to determine the next contender for the Undisputed WWE Tag Team Titles. Who will emerge victorious from the group of the New Day, Imperium, the Brawling Brutes, and Top Dolla? Raquel Rodriguez takes on Bayley. Will Bayley continue Damage Control’s winning ways or will Rodriguez get revenge? And Sami Zayn takes on Ricochet. All this and much more! GOOD Logan Paul and the Bloodline: Logan Paul opened the show by inviting Roman Reigns to face…

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Outsiders frequently deride the great of professional wrestling as “fake” but its performers are very real. They come from all walks of life with most coming up in the independent wrestling scene. Some of them, however, have legitimate experience in combat sports, or what we marks would call shoot fighting. The presence of these shoot fighters making it in professional wrestling has a long and storied history. From the great Lou Thesz all the way up to Brock Lesnar, many pro wrestlers were legitimate threats in a shoot fight. Many of WWE’s current stars have a history of success in…

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Reviews

Tonight on Friday Night Smackdown: Braun Strowman returns to Smackdown! What does the Monster among Men have in store for the blue brand? A Fatal Five-Way Elimination Match to determine who will challenge Liv Morgan at Extreme Rules. Who will emerge to be the next challenger for the Smackdown Women’s Title? The Street Profits team up with Hit Row to take on the team of Los Lotharios and Maximum Male Models. All this and much more. AMAZING Imperium vs the Brawling Brutes: Imperium returned with a mashup of Gunther’s new theme song and Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Imperium’s…

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NXT

On tonight’s episode of NXT 2.0: Roxanne Perez takes on Meiko Satomura. How will Perez respond in one of her toughest matchups yet? Ricochet has a score to settle with Trick Williams. Will he get his revenge? Doudrop and Nikki A.S.H take on Toxic Attraction. Will the Scottish duo get revenge on Gigi Dolin and Jacy Jayne? Wes Lee takes on the Irish Ace, JD McDonagh. Will Lee be able to survive McDonagh? Nathan Frazer and Axiom have the first in their best of three series. Who will win the opener?  All this and much More! GOOD Tyler Bate: Tyler…

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Reviews

On tonight’s Friday Night Smackdown: Ronda Rousey finds out her fate. Will the Baddest Woman on the Planet face further discipline? Killer Kross is in action. Who has the misfortune of facing off with Kross? The Viking Raiders take on the New Day in a Viking Rules Match. Ahead of Sheamus and Gunther’s title match, Ludvig Kaiser and Butch face off. Who will win round one between Gunther’s faction and the Brawling Brutes? Maximum Male Models takes on Hit Row. Who will emerge victorious? And Roman Reigns celebrates two years as champion. Is this only the beginning or will this…

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Reviews

On this week’s episode of Friday Night Smackdown: a second chance fatal four-way tag team match to take the place of the injured Toxic Attraction in the semifinals. Which pair of women will take advantage of the opportunity? The New Day returns to Smackdown a week after the Viking Raiders had a funeral for them. Will Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods bring the power of positivity back to Smackdown? Happy Corbin goes head to head with Ricochet. Will Corbin end his losing streak? Drew McIntyre takes on the honorary member of the Bloodline, Sami Zayn. Will McIntyre build up momentum…

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