Tagged: ‘The Rock’
‘Survivor Series’ Preview: Can CM Punk Hold the Title for a Year?
November 18th, 2012 at 12:39 PM
***PHOTO1***'Survivor Series' from Indianapolis, IN promises a little bit of everything: a traditional elimination match, a fairly intriguing title match, and a potential for some big surprises. It's enough to almost make one forget that only five matches have been announced for the main card. Hey, when ten people from...
CM Punk’s Heel Turn: It’s Entertaining, but was It a Good Move?
August 31st, 2012 at 9:19 PM
***PHOTO1***While any half-way intelligent wrestling fan could tell that CM Punk was slowly transitioning into a full-fledged heel, said transition allowed his fans to maintain the illusion that he was still a baby face and continue to root for him. In fact, his “tweener” status was extremely interesting, simply because...
Did the Rock Fight Through an Injury During His ‘Wrestlemania’ Match Against John Cena?
August 25th, 2012 at 11:46 PM
The Rock threw up a few Tweets during NBC's airing of his match against John Cena at 'Wrestlemania XXVIII'. There wasn't anything especially interesting, with one exception: Cena leaps 15ft & crashes down on the back of my neck - tearing my right hamstring. Intense pain.. #IFinishedTheMatch pic.twitter.com/NYuJDzht (more...)
Potential Opponents for Brock Lesnar: How Do the WWE’s Elite Stack Up?
August 21st, 2012 at 5:40 PM
***PHOTO1***Brock Lesnar's dominant victory over Triple H at 'Summerslam' made it fairly clear that WWE isn't looking to just job him out to anyone with whom they can get him in the ring, and that's a good thing. It also seemed to be a safe assumption that he wouldn't be...
‘Raw’ Review: Strong Booking Clashes with Exhausting Three-Hour Format
July 30th, 2012 at 11:11 PM
***PHOTO1***Dear Lord. Three hours of 'Raw'. Every week. Is this really happening? Alright, WWE, so be it. There's a good bit riding on this episode due to a desire to follow up on last week's big ratings and storylines, as well as a need to prove that this new format...
‘Raw 1000′ Fallout: CM Punk Vs. John Cena; the Rock; Big Show
July 28th, 2012 at 9:07 PM
***PHOTO2***Although everyone has seen it by now, this demands a quick recap. On the 1000th episode of 'Raw', John Cena cashed in his Money in the Bank Contract to face CM Punk in a WWE Title Match. After a contest that only went on for about six minutes, the referee...
‘Raw 1000′ Fallout: Daniel Bryan & AJ’s Wedding
July 25th, 2012 at 7:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** To anyone who has been paying attention to WWE TV as of late, it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that the second most anticipated segment of 'Raw 1000' was the wedding of Daniel Bryan & AJ. All wrestling weddings end in disaster, but something truly BIG had...
‘Raw 1000′ Preview: CM Punk Vs. John Cena for the WWE Championship
July 21st, 2012 at 9:43 PM
***PHOTO1***CM Punk vs. John Cena. WWE has run this match on a big stage enough times that it shouldn’t be an exciting prospect, but between the facts that they are far and away the company’s two biggest stars and their chemistry is off the charts, ‘Raw 1000’ got a huge...
CM Punk Responds to the Rock’s Promise for 1000th ‘Raw’
July 11th, 2012 at 6:11 PM
***PHOTO1***Following up on yesterday’s article, this came straight from CM Punk’s Twitter page, @CMPunk: “@TheRock: RAW's 1000th episode. The People's Champ returns.. As promised, my goal: THE WWE CHAMPIONSHIP. #RELENTLESS?” I'm waiting. As always, it’s important to stress that this means little in official terms, but one would have to assume that...
The Rock Will Begin WWE Title Pursuit at 1000th ‘Raw’
July 10th, 2012 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1***The night after Wrestlemania, The Rock had the following to say in his victory speech: The Rock says he will be WWE Champion again Yesterday, Dwayne Johnson posted the following on Twitter: RAW's 1000th episode. The People's Champ returns.. As promised, my goal: THE WWE CHAMPIONSHIP. #RELENTLESS Wow. Imagine the possibilities. Picturing The Rock...
The Heels are Right: Stereotypes of the WWE Universe
June 19th, 2012 at 8:37 PM
***PHOTO1***Every lifelong WWE fan has struggled, at some point, to publicly maintain his or her interest. After all, aside from a brief period during which it was cool to watch, known as “The Attitude Era,” when Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock were on top of the world, coming...
In WWE, It’s Good to Be Bad
May 25th, 2012 at 1:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** There has always been one big flaw in the dynamic of the babyface versus the heel, and that is that most major babyfaces – the guys for whom one is supposed to root – have always been impossible to like. It’s troublesome to fathom why anyone over the age of...