Doc Manson tabulates every participant and elimination from every Royal Rumble match, ever. Or, at least, from 1988 – 2016, for those of you visiting from the future. Doc describes where the numbers come from and ponders the trouble with trying to get solid numbers for what seem like they should be straightforward stats.
DC talks about Jimmy Snuka, the ability to cut different types of promos, and shares the recipe for Wrestle Silly success in this edition of DC’s Network Diaries.
Doc Manson shares his second infographic looking at business trends of the WWE over the course of past decade. This time, it’s a deep dive into ticket sales, looking at fan interest in attending live event both domestically and in markets overseas.
Check out this fun and informative infographic, in which Doc Manson takes on the topic of the current health of the WWE as a business. Are the nay-sayers right? Have TV ratings fallen so far that, surely, the WWE is doomed to go out of business? Let’s see what truths the numbers reveal!
DC watches Episode 3 of ECW Hardcore TV, and Eddie Gilbert is part of just about every segment. He’s like Stephanie McMahon, but funnier.
Read Doc Manson’s theory for why the long awaited debut of the glamorous female wrestler, Emmalina, will never happen, and why this is a net positive for Emma as a performer in the WWE.
This is the Fake News for the week of October 16, 2016!
This was a big week for news in the world of professional wrestling. We cover the return of Goldberg to the WWE, the return of Mickie James to NXT, the announcement of the first women’s division Hell in a Cell, and the continued collapse of TNA.
Springtime for teachers is a whirlwind of assessments, field trips, evening events and counting down the days to summer. Thus, it’s been a little tricky for me to come home and put myself in a writing mood. My apologies for that. However, last night’s Payback had too much going on to be ignored, so let’s get to it. Here are the lessons learned from WWE Payback.
On the day after Wrestlemania, I spent hours sitting in front of my computer sifting through the myriad complains of the NAIborhood, and, if I’m being honest, offering many of my own.
Why did Brock Lesnar so handily defeat Dean Ambrose?
Why did WWE build up the Shane McMahon story only to have Undertaker win?
Why did The Rock put Bray Wyatt over verbally, but not necessarily physically?
Basically, the world wanted to know What in the blue hell is going on?
Last night the craziness of Wrestlemania weekend caught up to me and I fell asleep midway through RAW. In fact, the last thing I remember is The Miz coming out to challenge Zack Ryder for the Intercontinental Championship. Come to