Browsing: Smackdown

WWE has been at the top of the wrestling industry for more than a decade as it has grown into a part of pop culture with many memorable moments under Vince Kennedy McMahon. As a company, it has had many successes while also controversies surrounding some involved which led to the retirement of McMahon, this opened the door for new possibilities that would never occur during the previous management. Now with the likes of Stephanie McMahon in charge of the company and Triple H as the person in charge of the booking, there are things that can finally change to…

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WWE Intercontinental Champion Gunther has opened up on his wish of facing John Cena and other top stars, claiming he vows to give the title the prestige it once had. Gunther-FKA WALTER-has been one of the most dominant WWE Superstars in recent memories. ‘The Ring General’ had a successful run at the NXT UK brand, becoming the longest-reigning NXT United Kingdom Champion of all time by holding the title for 870 days. Now, after capturing the Intercontinental Title from Ricochet in June, Gunther has explained that he vows to give the title the prestige it once had and make it…

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On tonight’s episode of Friday Night Smackdown: a gauntlet match to determine the next challenger for the Smackdown Women’s Championship. Who will be the next woman to face Liv Morgan? Shinsuke Nakamura takes on Ludvig Kaiser for a shot at the Intercontinental Championship. Will Nakamura pull out the victory and subject Kaiser to more punishing chops from Gunther? And Roman Reigns addresses his opponent at Clash at the Castle. What will the Tribal Chief have to say? GOOD Richochet vs Happy Corbin: Ricochet ran at Corbin outside the ring but Corbin threw him into the ring post. Happy Corbin reversed…

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AEW Star Bryan Danielson has revealed the original plan he and The Miz came up with at their heated confrontation on WWE Talking Smack, claiming he was frustated enough to get himself fired. It is well known to most pro wrestling fans around the world that AEW wrestler Bryan Danielson and WWE Superstar The Miz do not like each other outside of the squared circle. The heat between them dates ever since Bryan was at his early NXT rookie days, with Miz as his WWE mentor. However, most people remember one infamous episode of Talking Smack in 2016 that led…

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Rivalries between wrestling fans is nothing new since it has existed since its inception of such, but there should be a line that should never be crossed as it might affect our favorite wrestlers who put their bodies on the line for our enjoyment on a weekly basis. Competition is always significant as it is essentially what makes things better due to how different companies want to be better than the other, thus the same happens with wrestling as the likes of AEW, WWE, and NJPW (to name a few) try to have a product that the audience will like.…

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It’s Summerslam, It’s Nashville, Tennessee. What more could we ask for? It’s the Biggest Party of the Summer in one of the greatest party cities in America! Bianca Belair defends her Raw Women’s Championship in her home state of Tennessee against the opponent that took her title from her at this very same event last year, Becky Lynch. The Uso’s defend the Undisputed Tag Titles against the Street Profits once again. Pat Mcafee is in action against Happy Corbin and Youtube sensation Logan Paul will test his metal against the Miz. All that and more, coming up next on Summerslam. …

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On tonight’s episode of Friday Night Smackdown: Drew McIntyre takes on Sheamus in Good Old Fashioned Donnybrook Match. Who will earn a title shot at Clash at the Castle? The New Day takes on the vicious Viking Raiders. Will the New Day be able to withstand the new look raiders? All this and a whole lot more! GREAT Drew McIntyre vs Sheamus in a Donnybrook Match: McIntyre hit Sheamus with a suplex and then threw him into a stack of barrels. Sheamus tried to White Noise McIntyre onto a pile of steel chairs but McIntyre reversed it into a future…

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With a new chapter starting after an abrupt ending to McMahon’s historic leadership, where are we exactly as fans of Vince’s legacy? I’ve never looked at wrestlers as characters. I’ve always seen them as gimmicks and personas but characters is too broad a term of fictitious assignment for the world of pro wrestling. As a simulated sport, there was a point when a wrestler was discussed or recalled upon different years of their career. For example, Bret Hart ‘97 is more aggressive and a greater promo, than Bret Hart ’99, who lost considerable momentum and impact than previous years. Terry…

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Tonight on Friday Night Smackdown: we hear from new WWE co-CEO Stephanie McMahon. What will she have to say about her father’s shocking retirement? Smackdown Women’s Champion Liv Morgan comes face to face with her SummerSlam opponent, Ronda Rousey. What will the two women have to say to each other? And in light of his reported walkout, will Brock Lesnar make his scheduled appearance?  GREAT Stephanie McMahon: Stephanie opened the show by thanking her father, Vince, for all he has done in leading the WWE. The crowd was hot and needed little prodding to do ‘Thank You Vince’ chants. Stephanie…

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Brock Lesnar has left the SmackDown just hours before show was supposed to go on air. It comes after Vince McMahon announced his retirement from WWE. Ex-WWE Chairman Vince McMahon announced his retirement from WWE via twitter on Friday. The announcement sent shockwaves across the wrestling world and some major implications are supposed to follow. Brian Alvarez of Wrestling Observer Newsletter has reported that according to several sources, Brock Lesnar has left the arena upon finding out about Vince’s status. It currently remains unclear whether Lesnar will be appearing on the show but it’s more likely that he will not…

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