It was an exciting night at SmackDown's Elimination Chamber this Sunday, with NONE of my predictions coming true! See mine and the Blogmania team's predictions for Elimination Chamber at http://www.blogmania.co.uk/641-2/ and now, on with the review.... Becky Lynch vs Mickie James The first of our THREE women's matches was Becky Lynch vs Mickie James. … Continue reading Elimination Chamber
Nora Greenwald, f.k.a Molly Holly, joins Colt Cabana on the latest Art of Wrestling podcast. In the interview Nora discusses how she got her start in wrestling, her career and life after wrestling. Nora has always had the reputation of being wrestling's 'good girl', maintaining a wholesome image and lifestyle both in and out of the … Continue reading It’s Colt Ca-ban-a and Mol-ly Hol-ly
"This is a man's world", as the song goes. But every so often, a women defies the adage and defeats her male-counterpart with gold on the line. Let's have a look at eight women who did just that and won championships only previously contested for by men: WWE Hardcore Championship Godfather's Ho pinned Crash Holly … Continue reading Do It Like A Dude….
Today former WWE Divas Champion AJ Mendez-Brooks, better known to wrestling fans as AJ Lee, posted a heart-wrenching entry on her website. The post, titled 'Silence, Interrupted', concerns AJ's struggle with mental illness and how it relates to her motivations behind penning her memoir, Crazy is My Superpower (available for pre-order here). In the post, AJ revealed being … Continue reading Crazy is Her Superpower
The Royal Rumble was shit. Shit match, shit Pay Per View, shit, shit, shit. But we do not talk about the men-folk on this blog. Four matches, fourteen women. We'll do this in order of importance. Sasha Banks vs Nia Jax Sasha and Nia closed the pre-show with a nice little tussle. Standard David and … Continue reading A Rumble in San Antonio
Who do I have to pay/beg/blow to get Jessicka Havok on Lucha Underground? I've always been a fan of J-Hav, and was personally gutted when her WWE tryout fell through. She'd have been great in NXT and an eventual welcome addition to the main roster. Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be what was on the … Continue reading Wreaking Havok
Bit of a controversial one here, but what's life without a little controversy? This post concerns Sports Entertainment (ack.) juggernaut WWE, and their public image. In recent years, we've seen many a great change in how WWE walks, talks and even dresses itself. The company has always held a narrative while showcasing the athleticism and … Continue reading ….and from WWE, an inflated sense of purpose!
Alexa Bliss. Just.....wow. The progress this girl has made in under two years is incredible. Alexa has gone from being a bland-ass babyface to one of the most interesting heel characters on WWE TV. Alexa cemented herself in her battles with Becky Lynch over the SmackDown Women's Championship at the tail end of 2016, winning … Continue reading Good Morning, Miss Bliss!
It's January folks, and you know what that means: it's Rumble season! January is one of my favourite times on WWE's PPV Calendar, despite being disenchanted with the product lately (more on that later), but I wanted to kick off the New Year with some positive content. The Rumble is where the "Road to WrestleMania" … Continue reading Battle Royale! (Rumble)