WWE Royal Rumble 2018 Review

For the past month, I’ve been building up to this year’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view with reviews of individual Rumble matches of previous years. There’s nothing I look forward to more in wrestling than the Royal Rumble, so I’m glad I was able to share that love with the two people who read this blog. But […]

NXT Takeover: Philadelphia Review

Another Takeover, another damn good wrestling card. People will often say that NXT isn’t quite what it was about two-and-a-half years ago, labelling it a huge downgrade, but other than NJPW, their supercards seem to hold the most infallibility in wrestling. I say all of this while admitting Takeover: Philadelphia wasn’t as great on a […]

WWE Royal Rumble 2018 Preview

I don’t think there’s much point in me dissecting the card of NXT Takeover: Philadelphia, so instead, I’ll just give some match predictions: Almas def. Gargano Black def. Cole Moon def. Baszler Undisputed Era def. Authors of Pain Velveteen Dream def. Ohno It is now time for the Royal Rumble… I probably look forward to […]

Rumble Thoughts #13 – 1998 & 2004

Royal Rumble 1998 (Winner – Steve Austin) While the 1998 Rumble isn’t known for being particularly action-packed or star-studded, outside its victor, I’m actually a pretty big fan of it. Maybe it’s because it’s one of the first Rumble matches I ever saw, and that it gave me my first glimpse at just how fun […]

Rumble Thoughts #11 – 2012 & 2008

Royal Rumble 2012 (Winner – Sheamus) A Royal Rumble tarnished by ill-advised guest spots, a hauntingly forgettable overall line-up, a couple of eye-rolling spots, and hey look at that…the wrong guy one. I remember going into this match, often telling people that if Chris Jericho didn’t win the 2012 Royal Rumble, I would eat my […]