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Some Random Thoughts on the Royal Rumble

The hot topic following last night’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view is the crowd reaction based on Daniel Bryan not appearing in the Rumble match. It’s unfortunate since there were other notable occurrences at the show, like Roman Reigns clearly being pushed

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John Cena is the new World Heavyweight Champion

In a result that will shock absolutely no one, John Cena defeated Alberto Del Rio at last night’s Hell in a Cell pay-per-view to win the World Heavyweight Championship. The match itself was fine, with Del Rio focusing most of

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Randy Orton wins WWE Championship after Shawn Michaels superkicks Daniel Bryan

Wrestling fans that long for the days of the Attitude Era got a little taste of it last night with a WWE Championship match finish straight from the late 1990s. Randy Orton won the WWE Championship after Triple H got

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AJ Styles is the new TNA World Heavyweight Champion

If you haven’t heard, AJ Styles pinned Bully Ray in the main event of last night’s Bound For Glory pay-per-view to win the TNA World Heavyweight Championship. ImpactWrestling.com has the full results of the show. Some other notable happenings at

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WWE SummerSlam 2013 review

WWE delivered a really strong pay-per-view, perhaps the company’s best effort this year, in SummerSlam. The newsworthy item is Randy Orton cashing in, with the assistance of Triple H, and defeating Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship after the bearded

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Money in the Bank recap: A night of solid wrestling and smart booking

Damien Sandow and Randy Orton left Philadelphia with Money in the Bank briefcases, all the champions retained, and Paul Heyman finally and decisively turned on CM Punk. WWE’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view delivered all of that plus some very

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Payback results and review: CM Punk returns; Axel, AJ and ADR win gold

WWE’s Payback pay-per-view delivered more than most fans – myself included – expected, including a bevy of title changes and the surprise announcement of the return of Rob Van Dam. While the John Cena v. Ryback Three Stages of Hell

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WrestleMania XXIX review: WWE plays it safe at MetLife Stadium

WWE played it safe Sunday night, angering all the swerve-wanting, internet cynics, and going pretty much by numbers at WrestleMania. John Cena defeated The Rock, Dolph Ziggler didn’t cash in, and The Undertaker’s streak is intact. I thought the pay-per-view

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Quick thoughts on WWE Elimination Chamber 2013

The entertaining Elimination Chamber pay-per-view ended with The Rock victorious, setting up “Twice in a Lifetime” as he will defend the WWE Championship against John Cena at WrestleMania. Jack Swagger won the Number One Contender Elimination Chamber match, while The

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2013 Royal Rumble recap: An entertaining, if predictable, pay-per-view

WWE put on an entertaining, if predictable, Royal Rumble pay-per-view last night in which the crowd was hot for most of the night and the match quality was very good. The Rock won the WWE Championship and John Cena won

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