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Jinder Mahal Talks About His Comeback Recalls WWE Championship Win

Jinder Mahal Talks About His Comeback, Recalls WWE Championship Win

Mahal says he received a lot of guidance from JBL, whose character he compares to his own."I asked JBL for advice because he was kinda put in a similar situation where he kinda reinvented himself and became WWE Champion very quickly," Mahal said "His character, his gimmick, was almost like mine in a way, very[...]

WrestleMania 36 Results King Corbin vs Elias

WrestleMania 36 Results King Corbin vs Elias

WrestleMania 36 is underway, and in the second match of the night, King Corbin took on Elias. This match hasn't had the months-long build that others on the card have, with the match being made by WrestleMania 36 host Rob Gronkowski just a little over a week ago on WWE SmackDown. King Corbin viciously attacked […]

Mattel Releasing WWE Elite Red Rooster on Target Online Store Thursday

Mattel Releasing WWE Elite Red Rooster on Target Online Store Thursday

JBL once wrote on his blog about the origin of the gimmick, and no surprise: it was a rib. The Red Rooster was a rib; they wanted him walking through airports moving his head back and forth like a chicken,” Bradshaw wrote “It was a rib from the office to put him in the gimmick to[...]

The Weekly Static (9/8/17): A Look Back At This Week In TV Land

The Weekly Static (9/8/17): A Look Back At This Week In TV Land

Again, not to the levels of Season 1, but do you realize even now how many networks and streaming services would kill an intern to have a show on the caliber of Season 2?WWE’s John Bradshaw Layfield Retires From Smackdown To Work With At Risk Kids [UPDATED]At the end of the day, I'm never going[...]

Corey Graves To Replace JBL On SmackDown Live Announce Team

Corey Graves To Replace JBL On SmackDown Live Announce Team

Though there was some speculation that it could have to do with the bullying controversy with Mauro Ranallo earlier this year, a new report from Sports Illustrated indicates JBL actually put in his notice 11 months ago, in response to a travel dispute WWE likes talent to arrive at TV events a day early, which[...]

Could Renee Young Replace JBL On The SmackDown Live Announcers Team

Could Renee Young Replace JBL On The SmackDown Live Announcers' Team?

With that in mind, some fans have suggested Renee Young would make a good replacement for JBL.https://twitter.com/wwegp/status/903898296112095232Young, however, seems to disagree:https://twitter.com/ReneeYoungWWE/status/904206380185174016Well, that never stopped Michael Cole, Byron Saxton, or JBL himself.. so why should it stop Renee Young?OK, if she's not going to do it, who else would you like to see take over the[...]


Here Are The Rumored Details Behind Mauro Ranallos Return To WWE As NXT Commentator

Here Are The Rumored Details Behind Mauro Ranallo's Return To WWE As NXT Commentator

Ranallo previously worked as an announcer on WWE Smackdown Live, but departed the company earlier this year after a rumored bout of bullying by fellow Smackdown Live commentator JBL contributed to a bout of depression for Ranallo, an outspoken advocate for bipolar disorder When announcing their departure, Ranallo made a public statement claiming it had[...]

Mauro Ranallo Returning To WWE On NXT Commentary Team

Mauro Ranallo Returning To WWE On NXT Commentary Team

Former WWE Smackdown Live announcer Mauro Ranallo is returning to the company just months after departing in April in the wake of the JBL bullying scandal Ranallo, who suffers from bi-polar disorder."WWE and I have mutually agreed to part ways," Ranallo publicly stated at the time "It has nothing to do with JBL.""Admittedly, I took[...]

Mauro Ranallo Leaves WWE Says It Has Nothing To Do With JBL Probably Does

Mauro Ranallo Leaves WWE, Says "It Has Nothing To Do With JBL", Probably Does

It has nothing to do with JBL,” Ranallo told Newsweek by email A WWE spokesperson confirmed Ranallo’s exit and said he will remain under contract through August 12. That seems pretty cut and dry, but does not end the story The WWE and especially JBL are still under fire for the latter's alleged bullying of Ranallo[...]



Unfortunate Update: Old School Mentality Of Pro Wrestling Needs To Go

Unfortunate Update: "Old School" Mentality Of Pro Wrestling Needs To Go

No, the big problem to me was and still is JBL, John Bradshaw Layfield One of the last of the "Old School" of backstage wrestlers, he constantly bullied Cole on Raw, and when moved to SmackDown continued to do so to Ranallo This seems to have triggered the latter's bipolar disorder His infractions, as reported[...]

The Shakeout: Ten WWE Stars That Sadly Just Need To Go

The Shakeout: Ten WWE Stars That, Sadly, Just Need To Go

Her crazy gimmick has potential, but it never got off the ground beyond stealing a soda and wearing JBL's hat You see it pop up sometimes, like in her brief feud with Nia Jax where he served as the perfect established person to put over her dominance after she came to Raw But beyond that,[...]


Could Donald Trump Be Hinting At A Wrestlemania Return By Tweeting WWE Superstar JBL

Could Donald Trump Be Hinting At A Wrestlemania Return By Tweeting WWE Superstar JBL?

Take, for instance, former WWE Champion and Smackdown Live commentator John Bradshaw Layfield, who also happens to be a financial analyst for Fox News, and also has some other things in common with Trump besides his pro wrestling career.JBL had some kind words for Trump's affect on the stock market, and the President himself reached out[...]

Its True Its Damn True: The WWE Hall Of Fame 2017 Ceremony Was Great

It's True, It's Damn True: The WWE Hall Of Fame 2017 Ceremony Was Great

People forget how great a manager he was when he managed Doom back in the day, and i was happy to see Ron Simmons as one of his inductors, along with JBL.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lm_rJg8AGVI&t=25sRick Rude had the most confusing induction of the night, as Ricky Steamboat put him into the Hall with a weird, confusing speech about[...]


WWE Has a New Debate Style Show Airing After Raw Tonight

WWE Has a New Debate Style Show Airing After Raw Tonight

Rosenberg is also the host of ESPN's wrestling podcast, Cheap Heat, and the third cousin twice removed of Rocket Raccoon writer Matthew Rosenberg.https://twitter.com/Rosenbergradio/status/815963339985666048As you can see from the tweet, Paul Heyman and JBL will be the first guests on the pre-taped show, and, look at that, one of things they'll discuss will be "three hours[...]