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WWE Smackdown 7/30/2021
WWE continued to coast down the road to SummerSlam on WWE Smackdown, bringing back a popular star this week and continuing to build championship matches for the big event.  But you didn't watch the show because you were too busy doing literally anything else, which was probably a wise decision on your part We've got[...]
Is There A Big Return Coming On Smackdown Tonight?
 And now it looks like tonight's episode of Smackdown will be no different, as Mike Johnson of PWInsider is reporting that former NXT, Raw, and Smackdown Women's Champion Sasha Banks will be returning to the ring tonight on Fox. A big star is reportedly returning on Smackdown tonight, courtesy of WWE. The return of Sasha Banks will surely boost an already facelifted Smackdown Women's roster,[...]
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Smackdown viewership was down for the second episode with fans in the building, while NXT and Impact remained relatively flat Personally, The Chadster thinks it's really unfair of Tony Khan to get a big viewership number for Dynamite on a week that should be a celebration for WWE, with fans returning to Raw for the[...]
WWE Smackdown 7/23/2021
It's the second week with crowds back in WWE, which means it hasn't yet lost its luster and viewers are less likely to recognize that, aside from the return of John Cena, it's still the same old boring WWE Smackdown But we aren't fooled, and we'll tell you which of these segments are filler so[...]
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WWE Smackdown and AEW Dynamite were the beneficiaries of increased excitement around live wrestling with real crowds last week Here's how each of the top wrestling shows performed in the Ratings Wars during Week 26 of 2021, brought to you by me, The Chadster, wrestling's last true, unbiased journalist. The Bottom Line 'Cause Chad Said So[...]
WWE Smackdown Review 7/16/21: Okay, Everyone Can Go Home Now
After showing the video package Vince McMahon posted on Twitter earlier in the day celebrating all the great moments in WWE history with fans in the building, plus that time Elias insulted a sports team, Vince McMahon opened WWE Smackdown by walking out on the stage, asking everyone where the hell they've been, and promptly[...]
Matches Set for WWE Raw, Smackdown, Money in the Bank Next Week
WWE returns to the road next week, and there are matches booked for WWE Raw, WWE Smackdown, and the Money in the Bank PPV that takes a week from Sunday on July 18th Monday's episode of WWE Raw was taped in the Thunderdome last week, but Smackdown and Money in the Bank will both take[...]
WWE Smackdown 7/9/2021
What happened during the final episode of WWE Smackdown to take place in the Thunderdome? Read on to find out. Paul Heyman and Roman Reigns prepare to watch another episode of WWE Smackdown, and they look about as excited as everybody else. Smackdown opened with a Reigns family group therapy session Roman Reigns and Jey Uso counseled[...]
Can you smell what The Ratings King of Friday Nights, Baron Corbin, is cooking?
Is this a preview for tonight's episode of WWE Smackdown? Or is it a preview for every episode of Smackdown for the past six weeks? Despite the fact that we've seen these matches over and over and over and over and over again recently, the two advertised bouts for Smackdown tonight are Cesaro vs Seth[...]
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Naturally, that will warrant a new set, especially as the current set for Raw and Smackdown is built around the walls of LED video screens that makes up the Thunderdome But while you can take WWE Raw and Smackdown out of the Thunderdome, as it turns out, maybe you can't take the Thunderdome out of[...]
Bayley Suffers Injury Training And Will Be Out For Nine Months
News is just coming in from WWE that Smackdown star and former Women's Champion Bayley has suffered an injury while training and will be out for approximately nine months  The company just announced this unfortunate turn of events on their Twitter account and on  The details of the injury and how exactly it happened were not[...]
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WWE has announced that the July 23rd episode of WWE Smackdown will take place in Miami at the Rolling Loud rap festival, marking the first time the company has teamed with a major music festival The collaboration absolves WWE of needing to sell tickets for Smackdown while lending an air of pop culture relevance to[...]
What impact this will have on Uso's on-screen presence on WWE SmackDown and his storyline with WWE  Universal Champion Roman Reigns and Edge. ( Bleeding Cool TV on Instagram: For all of the stuff too random and bizarre to make the site, make sure to follow us on Instagram (with an official launch on June 19): Bleeding[...]
WWE Smackdown July 3rd, 2021
The Thunderdome may not be long for this world, but before WWE Smackdown can go back on tour, they have to get through just a couple more shows in front of the virtual WWE Universe But just because WWE is putting it out doesn't mean you have to watch it We do that so you[...]
Zelina Vega Makes Surprise WWE Return on Smackdown
After rumors swirled about the subject for weeks, Zelina Vega finally made her surprise return to WWE on tonight's episode of WWE Smackdown Vega was announced as a participant in the Women's Money in the Bank ladder match by Sonya Deville, and ended up beating Liv Morgan in a match to solidify that spot. The second[...]