WWE – Why I Moan

I have a confession for you all, I feel bad every time I spend a few thousand words moaning about WWE. In the past few years, I’ve seen my wrestling taste change. Moving away from that company, I’ve discovered a world of new things to watch. Therefore, it often feels like I’m going out of my way to go back and bash something I hate. Rather than spending an afternoon watching New Japan or wXw, I’ve chosen to put my hours into WWE, well aware that it will probably piss me off. I don’t listen to pop music and then moan that it’s not for me, so why do it with wrestling?

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WWE Greatest Royal Rumble Review

The Monster Among Men sends Big Cass careening over the top rope to claim the win!

Makes the Universal Title look pretty. Credit: WWE

WWE in Saudi Arabia, if that isn’t the fuse to a potential shitastrophe, I don’t know what is. If you’re interested in my opinion on the political side of this, I’m going to get into it at the end. It means those of you who don’t give a crap what I think can read the review and then x out before we get serious. Fair? Right, let’s see what went down at The Greatest Royal Rumble.

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WWE WrestleMania 34 Review

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Not this year, buddy. Credit: WWE

I spend a lot of time moaning about WWE. However, when that sign goes up and we all start pointing at it, I get excited. Part of that is down to the many great shows going on around the big one, but let’s not pretend I don’t love WrestleMania. Even as it trickles into its seventh hour and pisses me off for the sixth time, there are few things I’d rather be doing. It’s ‘Mania! Let’s have fun.

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WrestleMania Weekend: NXT TakeOver New Orleans

After a world of hurt is delivered by both rivals, Gargano prevails and wins his NXT reinstatement, much to the delight of the sold-out crowd.

I’m not crying. Credit: WWE

I don’t want to go full wrestling snob, but in recent years WWE weekends haven’t gotten me excited because of the Royal Rumble or WrestleMania. They get me excited because it means it’s time for a TakeOver. If you want cards packed with quality story-driven wrestling, then NXT could lay claim to being the best destination for you. Even when the cards look a bit iffy, they deliver. When they look as sexy as this one? Well, I think it’s safe to say we’re in for a treat.

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WWE Fastlane 2018 Review

A renewal of Zayn and Owens' fight-forever hostilities dovetails into disastrous fashion with the ringside presence of SmackDown Commissioner Shane McMahon, who is trash-talked by Zayn and accidentally superkicked by Owens.

Can I kick him next? Credit: WWE

It’s the last of the final stops on the Road to WrestleMania, and we are in buzzword central. WWE is making sure that it is impossible for you to not realise that the big show is around the corner and they ain’t going for subtle. They will beat you round the head with that sign if they have to. Let’s dish out some stars.

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WWE Elimination Chamber 2018 Review

This is a fantastic photo. Credit: WWE

The last stop (before the next one) on the Road to the Showcase of the Immortals… or something like that. I forget all of WWE’s buzzwords. It was all going to be very historic, though. We know they like that.

Sorry, I’m going snarky right off the bat. I actually like Elimination Chamber matches, they tend to be quite good. It’s just a shame about the rest of the card. Let’s dish out some stars.

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WWE Royal Rumble 2018 Review

We’re into pointing season. Credit: WWE

The Royal Rumble used to my favourite WWE event. However, recent years have seen it drop down my rankings. A few listless efforts have led to worries that they’ve lost their magic. As you settle into this show, you better hope not because we’re getting two of the buggers. Let’s dish out some stars.

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Roman Reigns – Where’s The Plan B?

As someone who doesn’t watch weekly, I completely forgot he was IC champ. Credit: WWE

WrestleMania may still be two and a half months away, but we are getting ready to hit that build-up hard. Which means it’s probably not ideal for WWE to have their star man being caught up in stories of an illegal nature. That’s never going to look good. And whether it turns out Roman has been taking steroids or not, it is awful timing. Because if the worst comes to past, what does WWE do if something happens to Roman?

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