The Steel Cage
The WWE announced today that WrestleMania XXVIII set a new pay-per-view purchase record, with 1.3 million homes worldwide buying the show.
The number makes the show a huge success for the WWE, and also indicates that the experiment of building toward the Rock vs. John Cena match for a full year was well worth it.
Naysayers may wonder if the buy rate could have been even better had some...Read more »
Brock Lesnar’s return to the WWE after eight years pushed everything else to the side on Raw last night. That says a lot about Lesnar because it was one of the best Raws in recent memory.
The Miami crowd was so good last night that the WWE should have them at every televised event. The one thing you may have noticed is how over Daniel Bryan was with the fans in attendance. Fans chanted Bryan’s...Read more »
Here comes the pain! Again.
Brock Lesnar made his return to the WWE on Raw tonight and delivered an F-5 to John Cena completely changing the landscape of the WWE for the foreseeable future.
Rumors were running wild all weekend that the former WWE Champion turned MMA fighter was set to return to the company that made him famous. Those rumors were put on hold as Lesnar was nowhere to be...Read more »
So where was former WWE Champion Dave Batista yesterday? He was rumored to make an appearance at Wrestlemania but neither he nor Brock Lesnar showed up. Lesnar was spotted in Miami to reportedly finish negotiating a contract with the WWE.
As for Batista, he was competing in the Nautica South Beach Triathlon, according to a press release we received earlier today from a gentlemen who handled...Read more »
WWE delivered a very good edition of WrestleMania last night that met or exceeded expectations for most of the night’s big matches, without too many dumbfounding booking decisions or comedy segments that took away from what worked on the show.
Any good fight promoter—whether in pro wrestling, boxing or mixed martial arts—will tell you that it’s all about the main event. A bad main event will...Read more »
Wrestlemania 28 is in the books and now we began to break it down and analyze it from top to bottom. Here’s my review of the show with a look at each match:
Sheamus defeated Daniel Bryan for the World Heavyweight Championship
If you thought the World Heavyweight Title go no respect for being the opening match the last two year’s wait till you hear this: The match was over in 18 seconds!...Read more »
Just hours before Wrestlemania goes live on pay per view in Miami and even though I'm nestled in Brooklyn, I can feel the buzz.
Rock vs. John Cena. CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho. The possible returns of Brock Lesnar and/or Batista. This is what Wrestlemania is all about for us crazy wrestling fans. People can laugh at us wrestling fans, but this in our Super Bowl.
It's no secret I'm an Undertaker...Read more »
According to F4WOnline.com, Brock Lesnar arrived in Miami yesterday with tons of security and a brand new WWE contract in hand. Reports have surafaced over the last few days that Lesnar has been in talks with the WWE on a new contract.
Lesnar's arrival in Miami doesn't guarantee he will make an appearance at Wrestlemania tonight or on Raw tomorrow night.
UFC president Dana White said...Read more »
Just under 24 hours before the opening bell at Wrestlemania 28. Here are some lingering thoughts going into the big show.
Rock vs. John Cena
I don’t have any doubts that Cena will go over. The real question is do Rock and Cena have a cordial handshake following the match? Seth Mates posed this question in his prediction for the match. The handshake may not seem like a big deal to fans,...Read more »
Rumors are swirling online that Brock Lesnar could make an appearance at Wrestlemania 28 in Miami this Sunday.
The rumors began after Dave Meltzer of The Wrestling Observer reported this week that Lesnar is in negotiations with the WWE for a potential return. It’s unknown in what capacity or role Lesnar would return in, but the former UFC Champion is not a fan of the rigorous schedule of the...Read more »