recaps


WWE NXT Recap: Kyle OReilly Comes Up Short Again at New Years Evil

WWE NXT Recap: Kyle O'Reilly Comes Up Short Again at New Years Evil

I'm already done with AEW Dynamite so that puts me at the halfway point with just WWE NXT to go.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] WWE NXT Recap for January 6th, 2020 Dexter Lumis welcomes us to WWE NXT[...]

AEW Dynamite Recap: Snoop Dogg Gets His First AEW Win

AEW Dynamite Recap: Snoop Dogg Gets His First AEW Win

With nothing else going on in the world Wednesday night, we might as well watch and recap AEW Dynamite.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] AEW Dynamite Recap for Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 Chris Jericho is on commentary with Jim[...]

AEW Dark Results &#8211 Read About Pro Wrestling While the Country Burns

AEW Dark Results – Read About Pro Wrestling While the Country Burns

Greetings, comrades! It is I, your El Presidente, reporting to you live from a secure room in the basement of the U.S. Capitol Building where I have been crawling through the heating vents dispatching pro-Trump terrorists like a more handsome Bruce Willis in Die Hard while trying to watch AEW Dark on my iPhone. It's […]

Impact Wrestling Recap: Ethan Page Faces Off With&#8230 Karate Man

Impact Wrestling Recap: Ethan Page Faces Off With… Karate Man?!

Let's recap this son of a bitch.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] Impact Wrestling Recap for January 5th, 2020 After a Kenny Omega centric recap of the end of 2020, Ace Austin heads to the ring, accompanied by Madman[...]

Raw Recap: Goldberg Returns on Joyless WWE Legends Night

Raw Recap: Goldberg Returns on Joyless WWE Legends Night

Let's find out.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] WWE Raw Recap for January 4th, 2021 Raw opens with than advertisement for something called the H-Phone, which appears to be an iPhone with a beat-up Hulkamania case on it that[...]

WWE Rings in the New Year with the First Smackdown of 2021 [Recap]

WWE Rings in the New Year with the First Smackdown of 2021 [Recap]

crap![caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] WWE Smackdown Recap for Friday, January 1st, 2021 After an "In Memory of Jon Huber" graphic, the first WWE Smackdown of 2021 begins Then we get a recap of last week's steel cage[...]

AEW Dynamite Gained Viewers for Brodie Lee Tribute Show

AEW Dynamite Gained Viewers for Brodie Lee Tribute Show

Not that ratings had anything to do with the motivation behind putting on what even a diehard NXT fan like The Chadster has to admit was a touching and beautiful tribute show, AEW Dynamite this week drew almost a million viewers for its special episode celebrating the life of Brodie Lee. It looks like many […]

The Gargano Curse was Finally Broken on WWE NXT Last Night [Recap]

The Gargano Curse was Finally Broken on WWE NXT Last Night [Recap]

Not necessarily the best frame of mind to now watch another two hours of wrestling to recap WWE NXT, but a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do...[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] WWE NXT Recap for[...]

AEW Dynamite Celebrates the Life of Brodie Lee [Recap]

AEW Dynamite Celebrates the Life of Brodie Lee [Recap]

I think I may have to set aside my usual cynical and sarcastic tone tonight.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] AEW Dynamite Recap for December 30th, 2020 "It's Wednesday, and you know what that means," says Jim Ross as[...]

AEW Dark Recap: SCU Puts Friendship on the Line Against The Hybrid2

AEW Dark Recap: SCU Puts Friendship on the Line Against The Hybrid2

While I was watching Impact Wrestling's clip show last night, AEW also released a new episode of AEW Dark on YouTube. But I've watched it now, and I'll tell you what happened on it. AEW Dark Recap for December 29th, 2020 After a short graphic remembering Brodie Lee, Vary Morales heads to the ring in […]

Impact Wrestling Recap &#8211 Best of 2020 Match of the Year and More

Impact Wrestling Recap – Best of 2020, Match of the Year, and More

You know, a lot of people would have trouble coming up with enough good things about 2020 to have even one best-of show, but Impact Wrestling proves once again it's the most optimistic wrestling promotion by splitting their year-end 2020 best-of show into two parts!I'm Jude Terror and this is The Shovel, and you would[...]

WWE Raw Recap: Did Randy Orton Burn Alexa Bliss Alive

WWE Raw Recap: Did Randy Orton Burn Alexa Bliss Alive?!

Now it's time to look forward to 2021 and the Royal Rumble, traditionally the beginning of the best part of the year for WWE.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] WWE Raw Recap for December 28th, 2020 "It's Monday and[...]

WWE Smackdown Recap &#8211 The Big E Era of Smackdown Has Begin

WWE Smackdown Recap – The Big E Era of Smackdown Has Begin

What could be more pathetic than watching WWE Smackdown on Christmas? Luckily, you don't have to because you've got me.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption]WWE Smackdown Recap for December 25th, 2020Festive thunder and lightning usher in the[...]

AEW Dynamite Recap: What Happened at the Holiday Bash

AEW Dynamite Recap: What Happened at the Holiday Bash?

But this week, Dynamite is preempted for a basketball game, which means I'll be watching NXT first and Dynamite last, which messes with my whole flow.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption][MULTINAV] AEW Dynamite Recap for December 23rd, 2020 Chris[...]

WWE NXT Recap: Is Swerve Working on a Degeneration X Reboot

WWE NXT Recap: Is Swerve Working on a Degeneration X Reboot?

But this week, Dynamite is preempted for a basketball game, which means I'll be watching NXT first and Dynamite last, which messes with my whole flow.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption][MULTINAV] WWE NXT Recap for December 23rd, 2020 Drake[...]

AEW Dark Recap &#8211 SCU Tease a Breakup Dark Order Rack Up the Wins

AEW Dark Recap – SCU Tease a Breakup; Dark Order Rack Up the Wins

Welcome to Bleeding Cool's recap of AEW Dark. "What?!" you ask? "Since when does Bleeding Cool recap AEW Dark? Since this week, folks. Bear Country vs. Jurassic Express Excalibur and Taz welcome us to AEW Dark and then Justin Roberts introduces Bear Country, who come to the ring. These guys names are Boulder and Bronson. […]

Impact Spreads Holiday Cheer with Best of 2020 Part 1 Show [Recap]

Impact Spreads Holiday Cheer with Best of 2020 Part 1 Show [Recap]

You already clicked so it doesn't matter much to me.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] Best of Impact 2020 Part 1 Recap Scott D'Amore and Josh Matthews, who are either sitting in a Christmas-themed fireplace display at a department[...]

WWE Raw Recap &#8211 Will Santa Bring WWE Better Ratings This Year

WWE Raw Recap – Will Santa Bring WWE Better Ratings This Year?

Then only one of us has to suffer.[caption id="attachment_1285435" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Shovel - Weekly TV Recaps of WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, Impact Wrestling, AEW Dynamite, and WWE NXT [Photo: Shutterstock][/caption] WWE Raw Recap Costco-brand Eminem raps us into WWE Monday Night Raw The Thunderdome is decorated for the holidays, with Christmas Trees and presents everywhere[...]

Who Will Fight for Clone Equality in New Mutants #14 [XH]

Who Will Fight for Clone Equality in New Mutants #14? [XH]

Welcome to a X-mas week edition of X-ual Healing, the weekly X-Men recap column where we read the seventy-two X-Men comics Marvel publishes every month and tell you what happened. There were four X-books released last week: New Mutants #14, X-Force #15, Wolverine: Black, White, & Blood #2, and Deadpool #9. Sworn to sell comics […]

WWE TLC Results: Randy Orton Murders Bray Wyatt Live on PPV

WWE TLC Results: Randy Orton Murders Bray Wyatt Live on PPV

That Kevin Owens has a lot of heart, doesn't he? My favorite part of the last match was when Roman Reigns powerbombed Kevin Owens into a ladder, and Michael Cole shouted, "spinebuster through the table!!!" None of that was correct, Cole. Welcome to Bleeding Cool's live coverage of WWE TLC and what should be the […]