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All Elite Wrestling has the WWE Shook

AEW is asking its wrestlers to assume less of the risks of pro wrestling while also giving them more of the rewards, and it could lead to an exodus of talent from WWE.
Ian Williams
a day ago
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We've Been Spoiled by NJPW's Excellence

Wrestle Kingdom 13 was a good show, but it felt slightly off from years past, and the future feels a little rocky, too.
Ian Williams
1.8.19
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RIP 'Mean' Gene Okerlund, Wrestling's Credulous Straight Man

Okerlund was a vital part of pro wrestling's rise in the 80s, dutifully playing the straight man amid the lunacy he chronicled.
Ian Williams
1.2.19
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Daniel Bryan is No Longer Fun and That's Just How He Wants It

Bryan needed a reboot and he did it in the oddest way: somehow the beloved everyman made fans boo him with anti-capitalist rants and telling them not to destroy the planet.
Ian Williams
12.18.18
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With All Elite Wrestling, Pro Wrestling Might Never be the Same Again

It sure sounds like Cody Rhodes, The Young Bucks and the rest of The Elite have started their own promotion along with Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan.
Ian Williams
12.11.18
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It's Good to Have Starrcade Back

WWE has being running NWA/WCW's version of WrestleMania as a sort of mega-house show, and hopefully bringing back some of that gritty and grimy rasslin'.
Ian Williams
11.27.18
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The Blurred Line Between Real Violence and Wrestling Violence

Becky Lynch was knocked out of her 'Survivor Series' match by a wayward punch to the face that left her concussed earlier in the week, but she still thrilled the crowd.
Ian Williams
11.20.18
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Get Ready for the WWE's Drew McIntyre Push

With the departure of Roman Reigns, WWE needs a new babyface. Enter Drew McIntyre.
Ian Williams
11.13.18
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Becky Lynch Vs. Charlotte Flair Was WWE’s Best Match of the Year

The two battled it out at the wildly successful all-women PPV, 'Evolution.'
Ian Williams
10.30.18
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WWE's Saudi Arabia Nightmare

WWE's relationship with Saudi Arabia in the run up to The Greatest Royal Rumble was already a little gross, but now it's turned into a disaster.
Ian Williams
10.16.18
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The Return of Rey Mysterio

Rey Mysterio will make an appearance next week for the 1,000th episode of WWE 'SmackDown' and his presence lends a little bit of magic to the show.
Ian Williams
10.9.18
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The Kings of Wrestling Aren't Coming Back, but They Should

NXT is still a WWE product, with the McMahons looming large, so some things just won't be imported over.
Ian Williams
10.2.18
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