Rhea Ripley is losing her edge, and Charlotte is not to blame

The speakers scream “THIS IS MY BRUTALITY!” as Rhea Ripley swaggers to the ring.  Unfortunately for Ripley, her role in WWE has made her trademark ‘brutal’ role very redundant. Ripley’s character as of late was that she was the furious spearhead of NXT, tearing its way into the higher brands. She proved her worth at NXT TakeOver: WarGames 2019 as the leader of the winning … Continue reading Rhea Ripley is losing her edge, and Charlotte is not to blame

Predictions for the Men’s Royal Rumble 2020

NOTE: This post may contain SPOILERS based on gossip that has slipped through WWE’s cracks. There are thirty men in the Men’s Royal Rumble, and it should therefore be a hard to predict event. I couldn’t resist seeing whether it lives up to that this year. As I’ve said many times when trying to guess results, I often want to be incorrect as it makes things … Continue reading Predictions for the Men’s Royal Rumble 2020

Predicting WWE King of the Ring

EDIT 20/07/19: Well, only one SmackDown into the competition, and one of my finalists is out of the competition. Goodbye Kevin Owens. Screw you Shane McMahon. I am really glad that King of the Ring is back. The simple tournament narrative element is something that WWE has needed to embrace for a while. The appeal of the more sterile, sport broadcast-like SmackDown around 2014, was that if anything … Continue reading Predicting WWE King of the Ring