Tonight, Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn are put in a handicap match against three of the biggest stars on Smackdown Live, thanks to Shane McMahon. The WWE United States Title Tournament continues when former partners collide. Plus, Chad Gable and Shelton want justice! All this and more! Read more
Posts tagged ‘Daniel Bryan’
Independent wrestling can either be really great or really awful. Regardless, the independent wrestling scene has been vital in producing stars for the biggest wrestling company ever, the WWE. Of course, in 2017 the WWE is trying to be the only show to exist and that could lead to a major problem down the road. Think of a major name in the WWE, and it’s likely that at one point or another, they were a big part of the independent wrestling scene and not a WWE created machine.
The following match that I decided to highlight in this series sheds some light on that. Bryan Danielson, better known to WWE fans as Daniel Bryan, Samoa Joe and AJ Styles all came up through the independent scene. As you might recall, Daniel Bryan was the hottest act the WWE had in 2014 before a neck injury/concussion cut his career short. Samoa Joe had a successful run in TNA and is now rumored to finally debut on WWE television and, well, AJ Styles runs the damn show on Smackdown after an incredible career that spanned a decade plus in TNA, ROH and NJPW before arriving in the WWE. Read more
In professional sports, when an athlete reaches the age of 45, they are most likely retired or barely hanging onto a career that has long passed by them. Sometimes an athlete just doesn’t know when to let go.
But, then there are cases when an athlete has amazing longevity and surprises all their doubters. That’s exactly what Jerry Lynn did in 2009. Read more
The 2014 Royal Rumble is twenty three days away. As usual, fans and experts are debating on who could possibly win the 30-man Royal Rumble match to main event WrestleMania XXX. Here are five guys who have been heavily mentioned along with my personal pick to win the match. Read more