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WWE SmackDown Recap 7/22: Surprise! It's Brock Lesnar After All!
 Or did he?  Let's take a look at last night's WWE SmackDown on FOX. Brock Lesnar introduces himself to Theory on WWE SmackDown, courtesy of WWE. So with every wrestling news source swearing up and down that Brock Lesnar screamed out, "If he's gone, I'm gone!" upon hearing of Vince McMahon's immediate retirement and storming out of the[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 7/15: The SummerSlam Special Ref Is Revealed
WWE is on the road to SummerSlam at the end of the month and with only two weeks until one of their biggest shows of the year, they're trying to get everything in order on SmackDown tonight to make that show as big as possible  Does that mean Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns will appear?  Well, no[...]
WWE's Big E Says His Broken Neck Isn't Healing As Well As Hoped
 Big E broke his neck on the March 11 episode of WWE SmackDown in an accident when fellow superstar Ridge Holland attempted an overhead Belly-To-Belly Suplex on him outside of the ring, resulting in Big E landing directly on the top of his head at ringside. Former WWE Champion Big E says he is expected to fully recover[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 7/8: Drew McIntyre vs Sheamus
 With that in mind, tonight's WWE SmackDown on FOX will be headlined by a match with serious implications for the September event when Drew McIntyre will face Sheamus with the winner challenging for the Undisputed WWE Universal title at Clash At The Castle. Drew McIntyre vs Sheamus on tonight's WWE SmackDown on FOX, courtesy of WWE. The long-time rivals will do[...]
Sasha Banks & Naomi Reportedly Removed From Internal WWE Roster
 The two were publicly chastised and suspended indefinitely on that Friday's SmackDown and haven't been seen on WWE television since  While neither has been officially released, we're now learning that WWE has removed them from their internal roster. Former WWE Women's Tag Team Champions Sasha Banks and Naomi, courtesy of WWE. Mike Johnson of is reporting that former[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 7/1: 24 Hours Until Money In The Bank
When WWE SmackDown kicks off tonight on FOX, we will be exactly twenty four hours away from the start of Saturday night's Premium Live Event on Peacock and the WWE Network, the annual WWE Money In The Bank, where of course two big Ladder Matches will be held and the male and female superstars who win[...]
WWE SmackDown Recap 6/24: Enemies Are Forced To Team Up
Last week's WWE SmackDown on FOX began with a befuddling appearance from the beleaguered Vince McMahon and ended with fans again questioning what the shot-callers were thinking when Brock Lesnar returned to yet again challenge Roman Reigns for the title at this year's SummerSlam  Fans have made it pretty clear they've had more than enough of this match-up, but with[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 6/24: An Intercontinental Title Rematch
While the main event title scene heading into WWE SummerSlam features a match-up that fans couldn't care less about seeing, with Brock Lesnar yet again facing Undisputed WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns for the million and first time, one title situation that has everyone intrigued is the one that was placed around the waist of Gunther on last week's WWE[...]
Vince McMahon Takes Cue from Johnny Depp in Scandal Response
Vince McMahon appeared on WWE Smackdown yesterday hours after revealing he has temporarily stepped back from his role as Chairman and CEO of the company in the wake of bombshell revelations that he's being investigated by the board for paying $3 million to a former employee following an affair, with the investigation reportedly uncovering additional[...]
SummerSlam's Main Event Is Vince's Ultimate Revenge: Brock vs Roman
 And of course, when he hits said button, it shoots a dollar sign signal into the sky above Saskatchewan, summoning Brock Lesnar back for another unwanted title feud between the two. Brock Lesnar will face Roman Reigns yet again at SummerSlam, this time in a Last Man Standing Match for the gold, courtesy of WWE. If you watched[...]
"It's me, Austin! It was me all along!" - Screencap of WWE Monday Night Raw from back when it was good
McMahon" persona will appear on FOX's WWE SmackDown tonight to apparently address the situation Yes, it appears the all-too-real Vince McMahon is going to address a serious and all-too-real issue as Mr McMahon… a wrestling character?! But is that what really ended up happening? Let's take a look as we offer our thoughts while WWE[...]
WWE SmackDown Preview 6/17: Vince McMahon's Last Stand
You know, everything was set for tonight to be a pretty eventful episode of SmackDown on FOX  Roman Reigns would be making a super rare appearance and to defend his Undisputed WWE Universal Championship no less against Riddle  We were probably set to see Gunther defend the Intercontinental title for the first time in what should be a dominant[...]
WWE Returning To The Thunderdome Because Of COVID-19 Resurgence?
McMahon" persona will be making an appearance on tonight's episode of FOX's WWE SmackDown: Image: WWE So out of the ashes of Vince McMahon arise… "Mr McMahon"? Considering what McMahon's being investigated for, is bringing back his "Mr McMahon" persona a really smart move? Or is this a case of an ego convincing the person that they're[...]
WWE SmackDown Recap 6/10: We Have A New Intercontinental Champion
 On last week's WWE SmackDown, we learned that SmackDown Women's Champion Ronda Rousey will have to defend her title against Natalya eventually, while Intercontinental Champion Ricochet would have to defend his title against the undefeated Gunther on this week's show on FOX  Did he survive with the gold still around his waist?  Let's take a look. Was Intercontinental Champion Ricochet able to[...]