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In the most recent episode of Smackdown, Big E suffered a scary injury in a match. E performed a spot at ringside with Ridge Holland where Holland would throw E over his shoulders by using a belly to belly suplex. The powerhouse awkwardly fell on his neck and it looked painful. The new day member reassured the fans on his social media to let them know he would be okay. He revealed that he fractured his C1 and C6 Vertebrae. However, he won’t need surgery, just some rest and usual care. Throughout the whole event, Big E remained calm and…

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The former NXT Superstar Pete Dunne is now known as “Butch” on the main roster. Tonight on WWE, SmackDown saw Sheamus and Ridge Holland introduce Butch during a backstage segment to hype their match against Kofi Kingston and Big E. Michael Cole referred to Butch as another of Sheamus’ protégés and noted their longtime friends. Butch accompanied Holland and Sheamus to the ring against Big E and Kingston. Sheamus and Holland controlled most of the match, Kingston got some offense later on, but Butch distracted him from the apron, which allowed Sheamus to finish him off for the pin to…

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Last week’s episode of SmackDown proved to be one of the weaker episodes in recent months. While there was some fun stuff like the contract signing between Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns, nothing else felt important or stood out in the same way, which is not a good look heading into Wrestlemania. With Sami Zayn set to defend his Intercontinental championship against Ricochet and Ronda Rousey having her first ever match on Smackdown, can the blue brand turn their misfortunes around? Let’s find out! AVERAGE: We open the show with a round of promos from superstars like Ronda Rousey, Sonya…

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The road to Wrestlemania begins to wind down as Elimination Chamber is now in the rearview mirror. Roman Reigns successfully retained his universal championship against Goldberg and Brock Lesnar walked out of the chamber as the new WWE champion. With a monumental title for title unification match set to take place at Wrestlemania, how will WWE build to this historic match? Let’s find out! GOOD: The show kicks off with Michael Cole interviewing Ronda Rousey. She’s asked why she decided to come back at the Rumble and recounts her road after main eventing Wrestlemania the first time and wants to…

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AEW

Dax Harwood has revealed that he and Cash Wheeler exchanged trademarks they owned for early WWE releases. FTR (fka The Revival) were granted their WWE releases back in April 2020 after not being featured on television for over six months. During their hiatus from WWE television, many speculated on reports that they wanted to leave the company and move onto something new. When a wrestler is released from WWE, they are usually met with a non-compete clause, 90 days for main roster Superstars and 30 days for NXT Superstars. However FTR didn’t have non-compete clauses attached to them, and made…

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Raw

This year’s Elimination Chamber comes to you from Saudi Arabia for the first time ever. Roman Reigns defends his Universal Championship against the Hall of Famer, Goldberg. Will Reigns retain or will Goldberg remain undefeated in challenging for the Universal Title? Bianca Belair, Liv Morgan, Doudrop, Alexa Bliss, Rhea Ripley, and Nikki ASH step into the elimination chamber to challenge for the RAW Women’s Championship. Naomi and Ronda Rousey team up against Smackdown Women’s Champion Charlotte Flair and WWE official Sonya Deville. Will Ronda having her hand tied behind her back be enough for Deville and Flair to gain the…

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Photo Credit- WWE, WhatCulture, BleedingCool In the wrestling world, there are many stars that have proven themselves to become legends, and “Stone Cold” Steve Austin is the definition of someone who not only changed the wrestling landscape but became a pop-culture phenomenon alongside the likes of The Rock and John Cena. With various championship reigns and countless memorable feuds throughout the attitude era, Steve Austin has cemented his legacy and has more than proven himself, so what is the point of bringing him back? Several reports have surfaced regarding WWE trying to bring Steve Austin not only for a one-time…

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Over the past several weeks, Smackdown has slowly but surely been improving. Last week saw an excellent women’s title match between Charlotte and Naomi, a match definitely worth checking out. With Elimination Chamber tomorrow morning, how will Smackdown capitalize on the final show before the big premium live event? Let’s find out! BELOW AVERAGE: First up we have the contract signing for the tag match at Elimination chamber with Ronda Rousey and Naomi taking on Sonya Deville and Charlotte Flair. The four bicker for a bit until Charlotte and Sonya reveal a secret stipulation where Ronda must fight the match…

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Photo Credit- WWE, ZonaWrestling, SuperLuchas, WrestlingAttitude Since debuting on NXT and up to the main-roster, Matt Riddle has gone through the highs and lows of new talent, yet he has been able to overcome many obstacles that other superstars have sadly not been able to overcome. Riddle has had a surprisingly good run as of now and there are many pros to him exceeding expectations because it proves that talent can still get over in WWE despite the hardships that might come. Within this article, I want to explore how Riddle’s run is already exceeding expectations and how his success…

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Last week’s episode of Smackdown was another step in the right direction. A decently good setup for Roman Reigns and Goldberg set up a marquee match for Elimination Chamber and the Charlotte- Ronda segment set up a pivotal match for Wrestlemania. The tag match between The New Day and Los Lotharios was great as well, but other than that the show was rather uneventful. Will Smackdown be able to continue their momentum heading into Elimination Chamber? Let’s find out! GREAT: The show kicks off with Sonya Deville who discusses the attack on her last week at the hands of Ronda…

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