WWE Payback 2016 Preview and Predictions

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Craig Wilson, Jamie Lithgow & Brian Damage

The first PPV of the new era according to the WWE’s billing culminates with AJ Styles challenging Roman Reigns for the WWE title. Elsewhere, PPV debuts for The Vaudevillains and Enzo & Big Cass, Sami Zayn vs Kevin Owens, IC Champion The Miz vs Cesaro, an announcement from Vince McMahon on who will be booking Raw and more. 

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The Way We Was: 1996 Week 17

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Jamie Lithgow

It’s time once again to push the rewind button and head back to 1996. Top of the UK Charts for the second consecutive week is Mark Morrison with ‘Return of The Mack’. Over in the states the NBA Playoffs have started. In the Eastern Conference a Michael Jordan led Chicago Bulls have taken a commanding two game lead over the Miami Heat. Shaq’s Orlando Magic and Patrick Ewing’s New York Knicks are also looking strong. Out west San Antonio, Utah and Seattle are looking like the teams to beat. That’s enough basketball – because no doubt we’ll hear plenty about it from Eric Bischoff in the coming weeks – so let’s head to Raw and Nitro for this week’s ‘The Way We Was‘ …

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Top Five Wrestling Families

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Craig Wilson, Brian Damage & Jamie Lithgow

Some of the brightest stars in wrestling history have been part of iconic wrestling families. Whether it was the Funks, the Von Erichs, the Guerreros or the McMahons, these families have left a lasting legacy on the business. In this latest Top Five we list our favourite wrestling families. Continue reading

Book or Cook? The Booking of The League of Nations

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Craig Wilson, Brian Damage and Jamie Lithgow

The WWE roster is filled with “superstars” at every level. There are the main roster guys who regularly appear on Raw and SmackDown, those who are used as glorified jobbers and those who are barely used at all. In this series of pieces, we will take an individual wrestler barely or poorly used and decide if they are worth keeping or should they be let go. Today we do things a bit different, with rumours of the demise of the League of Nations we decide if we ‘Book or Cook’ Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio and Rusev. Continue reading