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They’ve done their time in the ‘WWE Bubble’. Now it’s time to reward them. Photo Credit: WWE 10. Cesaro Photo Credit: WWE This is not a drill. He’s one of the best in-ring performers time in, time out. After sulking in the mid-card through much of 2019 and 2020, Cesaro made a huge impression on both fans and company officials heading into 2021. The Swiss Superman put in a classic match at WrestleMania with Seth Rollins that had the crowd on their feet. On top of that, he cashed in on a huge opportunity by facing Roman Reigns at WrestleMania…

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AEW

Photo Credit – AEW, WWE It is no secret that the way we as humans live changed on the 30th of January of 2020 when the WHO declared the Coronavirus outbreak as a critical emergency, a couple of months later we would see many sports events get canceled while countries went into lockdowns. The wrestling world was at its crossroads due to how unpredictable the situation was at the time, some companies such as WWE conducted their events on their performance center without crowds until they eventually started the idea of the “Thunderdome” while other companies like Warrior Wrestling did…

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Raw

Photo Credit – WWE It may be time to shake it up once again! Andrew Zarian of the MatMenPodcast is reporting that the 2021 WWE Draft is slated for the August 30th Raw and September 3rd Smackdown. https://twitter.com/andrewzarian/status/1401913838061207555?s=21 Last years WWE draft saw the likes of AJ Styles and Bianca Belair drafted from Raw to Smackdown. It also featured the shocking split up of The New Day. Could they be heading to the same show once again? Many speculated with the ever growing list of recent releases, WWE may be heading back to one whole roster. But if this report…

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Raw

Photo Credit – WWE.com Since April 12, the WWE ThunderDome has called the University of South Florida’s Yuengling Center home, but the pro wrestling organization was robbed over the weekend. The University of South Florida Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a person who took many things belonging to WWE from the Yuengling Center (current home of WWE’s ThunderDome). On Saturday, June 5, an alert was sent with many surveillance photographs. Between the hours of 12:10 and 1:58 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, the event happened. The Bulletin reads, “”On the above date and time, the unidentified suspect pictured…

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Photo Credit- WWE Last week’s Smackdown felt more or less the same as previous weeks. The show had great segments with Roman Reigns and the Usos, as well as a great opening match between the Usos and the Street Profits, but the rest of the show by comparison fell kind of flat in some areas. However, with the announcement of not one but two title matches for tonight’s show, could Smackdown once again prove why it’s the A show?  GREAT: Roman Reigns is out first and talks about how he’s changed his position on The Usos getting their tag team…

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Photo Credit – Inside Sport It was not so long ago Roman Reigns was looked at by many wrestling fans as a blight on the product. Too heavily featured, given poor dialogue and weak opponents combined to create one of WWE’s weakest top acts since the mid-90s. Yet now, Roman is without a doubt THE top act in WWE with no one near striking distance. How can such a radical shift occur in less than 10 months? The answer is character development. In case you don’t realize by now, professional wrestling is akin to a live stage show. While they…

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Photo Credit – WWE Despite WWE’s history being long and extremely complex, the core of the company has always had one thing in common, and that is that it has been owned by a McMahon. However over the past decade Vince McMahon has made it very clear that he is open to selling the promotion is the right offer ever came in, but rumors suggested WWE asking price was significantly higher than it’s worth, and there was belief among many that Vince McMahon had no real intention to sell, meaning no rumoured deal ever became more than a rumor. After…

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Photo Credit – WWE Earlier today it was reported by multiple sources that the next round of WWE releases would be beginning today including several ‘surprising names’. Not all the names have been confirmed by the company at this moment in time, but Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful is reporting the following names have been released: Braun StrowmanAleister BlackRuby RiottLanaSantana GarrettBuddy Murphy If anymore names are released in the coming hours, they will be added to this article. The reliable WrestleVotes have taken to Twitter to reveal their shock at these releases, considering both Aleister Black and Braun Strowman are…

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Having a dream tag team match on the card Smackdown are looking for another good episode. After last week can they keep the heat up going into Hell in a Cell in a couple weeks we will see on this episode on Smackdown. GREAT: Smackdown started off with The Street Profits and they were talking about there match with The Usos. They talk about the old usos with the paint and how the dance they do is still great. He then said Roman lives free inside the head of Jey and He’s started to lay seeds into Jey’s head. This is…

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NXT

Photo credit: ©WWE Some fresh faces could be coming to Raw and SmackDown in the not too distant future. Rick Boogs (Eric Bugenhagen) recently made his WWE SmackDown debut as Shinsuke Nakamura’s personal guitarist, playing him to the ring during last week’s episode. This might not be the only NXT talent making their way to the main roster, as per Fightful Select (subscription required). According to Fightful, WWE are planning additional call-ups in the not too distant future. NXT might not be the only brand losing some names, as NXTUK talents could also be heading to the US. The names…

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