WWE Loses the Ratings War to “Piss-Ant” AEW Promotion

Last night was the official start of the Wednesday Night Wrestling Wars. It was the first time AEW and WWE (NXT) would go head-to-head on live TV. The Nielsen ratings are in so let’s break down the numbers. First off, regardless of the brand, 3+ million fans watched pro wrestling on a Wednesday night so that truly is a win-win for everyone. As you can … Continue reading WWE Loses the Ratings War to “Piss-Ant” AEW Promotion

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Vince McMahon Admits AEW is Competition and the Product Must Improve

Vince McMahon shocked investors during the Q2 earnings call by admitting the current WWE product is nowhere close to the levels it needs to be. McMahon also admitted that WWE will do something in terms of better content, more controversy, and storylines. More surprising, Vince admitted that it won’t be full Attitude Era, but stated AEW indirectly as “a new competitor”. There you have it, … Continue reading Vince McMahon Admits AEW is Competition and the Product Must Improve

The XFL Effect

by @RealNickAldis With all the oxygen going to conversation about the new and ever-evolving landscape of pro wrestling, it’s easy to forget that twenty years after the first attempt, the XFL is going to (re)launch in 2020. Only in America… Full disclosure, I’m not an expert on American Football (breaking news) but I admire the spectacle and athleticism (I still think Rugby players are the … Continue reading The XFL Effect

Drew McIntyre Has Earned Opportunity To Be Focal Point Under Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff

There is a wealth of talent currently populating the WWE Universe that has been underutilized and mismanaged by the crack creative staff behind Vince McMahon’s sports-entertainment world, yet none are as ready to run with the proverbial ball than Drew McIntyre. Despite arriving with a ton of momentum on his side after a phenomenal NXT run, McIntyre has been saddled in a tag team with … Continue reading Drew McIntyre Has Earned Opportunity To Be Focal Point Under Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff

New Documentary Takes Second Look at the Montreal Screwjob

This week, VICELAND’s new multiple-part documentary series covering tragic pro wrestling subjects: The Dark Side of the Ring, covers the infamous “Montreal Screwjob”. The new look at one of professional wrestling’s most infamous events features interviews with Eric Bischoff, Bruce Prichard, Jim Cornette and Bret Hart himself. New episodes of the series air every Wednesday night on Viceland at 10pm EST. / 7pm PST. Still … Continue reading New Documentary Takes Second Look at the Montreal Screwjob