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Clash of Champions 2016 predictions

Clash of Champions

Not to be confused with the mobile game “Clash of Clans”, Raw’s first solo-PPV of the new era is this Sunday, with the title-heavy Clash of Champions. WWE Universal Championship: Kevin Owens (c) vs. Seth Rollins It feels like it was only a month ago that fans in Brooklyn were booing the red belt and celebrating Finn Balor winning the belt...

Backlash 2016 predictions

Backlash

After seven years off, Backlash returns to the WWE calendar this Sunday, as the new brand extension era kicks off… with a SmackDown PPV. Say what you want about the logic of “Raw and SmackDown being at war with each other, but still being kind enough to promote the other’s shows…”, but there we go. WWE’s given themselves three hours...

Holy Foley! It’s not pretty!

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There’s no denying that Mick Foley is one of the most popular and beloved WWE Superstars in the history of the company. And there’s no denying that his daughter Noelle is one of the most beautiful women in the WWE family. So you would think that a “reality show” featuring the two of them would be a great thing, right? But…Holy Foley...

Predictions for SummerSlam 2016

SummerSlam

As the dust is settling on the latest new era in WWE, we’ve got the small matter of the biggest WWE show of the summer. They’re back in Brooklyn for SummerSlam! We’re already back in familiar territory though, as the top two draws for the show will be an “interpromotional” match between Randy Orton and Brock Lesnar, plus the crowning of...

Predictions for NXT Takeover: Brooklyn II

NXT Takeover Brooklyn

As a prelude to SummerSlam, NXT’s going back to the Barclays Arena for the second year running, with their latest Takeover event. In amongst the brand split and the Cruiserweight Classic, it’d be easy to have lost focus on NXT as of late – and I’ll be honest, with New Japan G1 Climax, I’ve skipped a LOT of NXT since their last...

Battleground 2016 preview

Battleground

In the midst of the return of the brand extension and this past week’s draft, its quite possible that you’ll be surprised by the news that WWE has a pay-per-view this coming Sunday. WWE Battleground has the distinction of being the last pay-per-view before things split off into the world of brand-specific pay-per-views, with the rosters...

Who will bring the smackdown and win the WWE Championship?

The Shield

June 19th 2016 at the T-Mobile Arena in the fighting capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nevada was a historic night for the world of sports entertainment. For the briefest of moments all three former members of the iconic group the Shield held the WWE Championship. ‘The Guy’ Roman Reigns headed into the event as the reigning three time Champion...

The Hulkamania online slot game

Hulk Hogan

Betting on sports and playing casino games is a lot easier nowadays. Mostly due to the fact that both betting and casino gaming are available online. In fact, it is even possible to place wagers on your smartphone or tablet. Operators quickly grasped the potential of mobile betting and gambling and most reliable casinos and sports betting websites...

Betting on wrestling online

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WWE matches are popular all around the world. This is probably because the wrestlers showcase their skills in a variety of different fighting skills in order to prove who’s the strongest and has the most character. In fact, it’s hard to find another sport with machismo so blatantly on display. Wrestling is where entertainment meets...

McGregor vs Diaz 2: A different story?

Conor McGregor

It took some time but we’re finally able to start getting excited for Conor McGregor stepping back into the Octagon with Nate Diaz after the highly-anticipated rematch was announced for UFC 202 in Las Vegas on August 20. Having initially been dropped as the main event of July’s UFC 200 card after McGregor failed to appear for his...

A look at the WWE Cruiserweight Classic 32

WWE Cruiserweight Classic

Last week, WWE unveiled the names of those taking part in the inaugural Cruiserweight Classic – featuring guys who qualified courtesy of matches in EVOLVE, PROGRESS and Rev Pro Wrestling… and a few familiar faces to boot. There had been rumours of numerous guys being involved in the tournament, most of them being true, with some of the...

Predictions for Money in the Bank 2016

MITB

It’s that time of year again. We’ve had the random promos of people atop ladders, and now it’s time for six of the best to re-learn how to climb up a ladder and grab a briefcase. This Sunday is Money In The Bank time! As of Friday evening, WWE had announced four different matches for the pre-show – so don’t be surprised if any of...

Switching codes: Is it about to get a whole lot easier?

CM Punk

For many years, fight fans had two choices: wrestling or boxing. The situation was the same for the fighters themselves. Those wishing to earn their living on the canvas had to choose from one of the two codes available, and because of the difference in skill sets required, the choice was very often an easy one to make. That has very much changed...

Predictions for Extreme Rules 2016

Extreme Rules

This Sunday sees WWE return to pay-per-view with their annual Extreme Rules event, headlined by a rematch between AJ Styles and Roman Reigns for the WWE title. We have seven matches booked for Sunday’s event, and here’s my takes on what I reckon will happen on the-show-that-used-to-be-One-Night-Stand… Pre-Show –...

Predictions for Payback 2016

AJ Styles

Later tonight, WWE rolls into Chicago for their traditional post-WrestleMania pay-per-view… Extreme PayBackLash! Wait, why have they changed the name of this show again? Marketed half-heartedly as the first pay-per-view of a new era, coming a month after a WrestleMania, and in a time period where WWE has debuted new faces, brought back some...

Remembering Chyna

Chyna

The passing of Joanie “Chyna” Laurer has caused an outpouring of grief amongst wrestling fans – and those inside the business – who fondly remember her in-ring career and the massive strides she took in women being “more than just valets”, more than 15 years before the WWE’s “Diva Revolution”. It’s...

WrestleMania 32: Predictions and odds

WrestleMania 32

This Sunday, over 85,000 fans will pack the AT&T Stadium near Dallas, Texas (regardless of whatever attendance number WWE announces), as the thirty-second WrestleMania comes to pay-per-view. BackBodyDrop.com and Wrestling-Online.com will have live updates throughout NXT Takeover: Dallas and WrestleMania, but in spite of the poor quality of...