Mr. Nick’s Notes: NXT Edition

06/12/2019 from Bel Air, MD This episode of NXT looks like it was taped on tour. I like it! NXT getting out of Full Sail and the WWE Performance Centre every so often makes sense. The first match of the show is Candice LaRae & Io Shirai v Jessamyn Duke & Marina Shafir. Full disclosure…


Mr. Nick’s Notes: Smackdown Live Edition

06/11/2019 Live from Sacramento California BIG E IS BACK TONIGHT! Sweet! But first MizTV two nights in a row. Oh good Shane McMahon two nights in a row too! #sarcasm Elias is WAY better playing an electric guitar than an acoustic. WAY better! Miz has to beat Elias and Drew McIntyre in order to get…


Theory: Look out Kofi, here comes the money?

You enjoying Kofi Kingston’s reign as the first African-born WWE champ and as one of the harder working guys out there? Good, the WWE wants you to. You hating seeing Shane McMahon trotted out there, to be one of the few that have beaten a post-Cancer defeating Roma Reigns? Good, the WWE wants you to….


Smackdown is Previewed – June 11th, 2019

It’s Tuesday night and the return of Big E is upon us as Smackdown Live kicks off the quick turnaround from the Super Showdown. Big E and his New Day compatriots will fight Kevin Owens, Sami Zayn adn Dolph Ziggler in a big six man tag match. Also, this is a fallout show of Super…


Mr. Nick’s Notes: Monday Night RAW Edition

06/10/2019 Live from San Jose California Oh hey, Seth Rollins has a new t-shirt. His punk enspired tee is still his best though. Super Showdown recap…Now that Rollins has beat Corbin that’s the end of that story forever right? Wait, they’re doing this again at Stomping Ground? I don’t have a good feeling about this…


RAW is Previewed – June 10th, 2019

The fallout show from Super Showdown (a Wrestlemania equivalent show because we said so) will be a night of fun and plenty of build up to another Pay-Per-View, this one not shoehorned into the schedule with Stomping Ground in two weeks. Have a read of some of the already rumored and confirmed show.


TWIW: The Good And Not So Good Of Wrestling – Part 2

The Commish’s note: Art has nailed this whole post and I thought it needed two posts to really get the point across. Part one of his thoughts from this week can be found here. Now, Part two: Super ShowDown, AKA: Blood Money In Vince’s Bank Super ShowDown is supposed to be this grandiose spectacle (“on…


TWIW: The Good And Not So Good Of Wrestling – Part 1

It is weeks like the one we just had that remind me of the end of the famous “Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling” video where the producer and narrator of the short film Max Landis states rather factually that “a lot of wrestling sucks, but when it’s good it’s fucking great.” And so it goes in the…