WWE Backlash Review

WWE Backlash Review

As a ppv I had low expectations of, Backlash had an opportunity to at least pleasantly surprise. Before I get into the matches, my bug-bear with the camera work continues; the close up shots make the arena and crowd seem smaller, despite it not being a small setting. Anyhow, that’s my pet peeve out of the way and into the action. Actually, that’s not my only pet peeve, the other one is what is the point of David Otunga on …
The Kevin Owens Show

The Kevin Owens Show

I have to say I popped when Kevin Owens won the Universal title on Raw last week. As a fan, it was just one of them moments that you enjoy and you get lost in the moment because you know it’s special and the guys on the Pro Wrestling Index podcast covered it so well. I can’t pretend to be a long-time fan of Owens, I’d never seen him as Kevin Steen, even though I’d heard about him and was …
Am I Miz-ing something?

Am I Miz-ing something?

The Talking Smack segment post-Smackdown just over a week ago really got tongues wagging. The 'exchange' between The Miz and Daniel Bryan had some wondering if it was a shoot or a work. For the record, it was unquestionably a work for me, albeit a very good one. I openly admit that I've never been a fan of Miz, his character, in-ring work and the majority of his promos just do nothing for me. I find him boring and usually …
SummerSlam, bloody SummerSlam

SummerSlam, bloody SummerSlam

Enzo and Cass v Jeri-KO was the perfect way to start the night - the crowd popped huge for their home town favourites, but as WWE often do, the home town heroes lost and it was a nasty looking finish. I suspect this feud will continue. Sasha and Charlotte were up next for the Women's title and when Charlotte dropped Sasha on the ropes, I winced. If it wasn't a botch, it was a dangerous spot that became the story …
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