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WEEKLY GOODS (Aug. 26-30)

Hello AW Universe, Every Friday, I look back on the week that was in the world of (mostly WWE) wrestling. Here are the GOODS from the week that was. Oh Sasha. Your heel turn has been a wonderful change of pace. But… Oh my, that promo to open Monday Night Raw was painful to sit through. It’s…

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Throwback Thursday – Bret and Owen: 25 years later

If you’re one of the cool kids like me then you for sure know today is the 25th anniversary of Bret and Owen Hart’s iconic cage match at Summerslam 94. For those of you who inexplicably haven’t seen it, I have half a mind to call your mothers. The entire angle is an absolute masterpiece, following…

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The Week’s Goods – August 19th – 23rd, 2019

Another week in the world of (mostly WWE) wrestling, bringing us closer to October and the beginning of the Wednesday Night Wars and (hopefully) a fresh look for SmackDown Live! as it moves to both a new network and night. Until then, here are some thoughts from a humble writer/fan’s on the week: First and…

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Throwback Thursday – 1993 King of the Ring

The first-ever pay per view King of the Ring winner was none other than Bret “Hitman” Hart, when he won the 1993 tournament by beating Razor Ramon, Mr. Perfect, and Bam Bam Bigelow (Bret’s busy night also included telling off Hulk Hogan in a much-publicized backstage altercation during the event). During the coronation ceremony, however,…

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Throwback Thursday – King of the Ring

This past week on RAW it was announced that the King of the Ring would be returning after a four-year hiatus with the tournament taking place over a number of weeks, culminating at the upcoming Clash of Champions. Since its debut in 1985, the King of the Ring has been won by a who’s who…

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Ranking Summerslam Intros

Few things are more important for a wrestling event than setting the right tone, right off the bat. It creates an atmosphere that will be carried over throughout the evening, both with the live crowd and with the audience at home. The WWF/E has always been on another level when it comes to production and…

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SummerSlam Preview and Predictions

It’s just about time for one the biggest events of the WWE calendar, so to fill the time until Sunday, here is a preview and predictions to the entire card. Toronto is lucky, as this might actually be one of the best cards the WWE has had in awhile. But the question is always whether…

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Sportsbooks set betting lines for SummerSlam 2019 in Toronto

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) The WWE Universal Championship will be on the line on Sunday when Brock Lesnar takes on Seth Rollins as a -200 betting favorite (wager $200 to win $100) on the 2019 SummerSlam odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. It has been a seesaw battle between these two WWE superstars in their quest…

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Sportsbooks set betting lines for SummerSlam 2019 in Toronto

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) The WWE Universal Championship will be on the line on Sunday when Brock Lesnar takes on Seth Rollins as a -200 betting favorite (wager $200 to win $100) on the 2019 SummerSlam odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. It has been a seesaw battle between these two WWE superstars in their quest…

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WWE REWIND: SummerSlam 2009

Whether you’re a WWE fan who is happy with the current product (I thought this past Monday Night Raw was pretty good) or who is perpetually pissed with it, one thing we as wrestling fans all seem to evangelize is the past. Now, the common theme seems to be to go back and cover the…