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Tag Archives: Alberto Del Rio
A Money in the Bank Preview? Why Not?
In many respects, Money in the Bank is the most compelling pay-per-view the WWE has. Of course, no one questions that WrestleMania is the premier event. But whereas ‘Mania is largely a “state of the union”-type show that tells us where … Continue reading
Twice in a Lifetime (Part One)
One could make a fair argument that, in retrospect, the last two WrestleManias were merely prologue to this year’s event. 2011 saw The Rock “guest host” WrestleMania, eventually (and inevitably) involving himself in the main event match between The Miz … Continue reading
Posted in Commentary, Sports, Television Tagged Alberto Del Rio, Brodus Clay, Commentary, Cupcake Carnage, Cupcake Lady Productions, Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler, Jack Swagger, Kane, Ricardo Rodriguez, Sports, Team Hell No, Television, Tensai, The Shield, WrestleMania, Wrestlemania 29, Wrestlemania XXIX, WWE, Zeb Colter 1 Comment
A Far-Too-Detailed Blog About the 2011 WWE Draft
The annual sports entertainment rite of passage known as the inaptly-named WWE Draft took place tonight (April 25, as I write this). The event fascinates me for reasons wholly unrelated to in-ring competition. For fans savvy enough to read between … Continue reading
Posted in Commentary, Sports, Television Tagged Alberto Del Rio, Commentary, Draft, John Cena, Kofi Kingston, Monday Night Raw, Randy Orton, Smackdown, Sports, Sports Entertainment, Television, The Miz, TV, Wrestling, WWE, WWE Draft Leave a comment
The Axis of Ego Podcast: 3-31-11
Here it is: Our WrestleMania podcast. Now, you may be wondering how it’s possible that two fully-educated adults could care about a professional wrestling supercard. Wonder no more. All the answers await inside, including a discussion of the build-up to … Continue reading
Posted in Podcasts, Sports Tagged Alberto Del Rio, C. M. Punk, Contract Law, Edge, HHH, Jerry Lawler, John Cena, Michael Cole, Podcasts, Professional Wrestling, Randy Orton, Shawn Michaels, Sports, The Miz, The Rock, The Undertaker, Triple H, WrestleMania 2 Comments
The “W” vs. The “E” – SummerSlam 2013
It’s impossible to convince Attitude Era die-hards that we’re living in the Golden Age of professional wrestling, but I think it’s true—from a writing standpoint. Take, for instance, the main event of this year’s SummerSlam. For two straight weeks, we’ve … Continue reading →