Review: NXT TakeOver New Orleans

It’s going to be very hard to do this PPV justice, conveying brilliance is often hard to do second hand, and the “you had to be there” effect often lessens the impact. But I’m going to do my best, and if you take anything away from this review, let it be that NXT TakeOver: New Orleans is a must watch for ANY wrestling fan.

Money in the Bank 2011, Wrestlemania 17 and now… NXT TakeOver: New Orleans. Remember the date, because last night NXT may have just put on one of, if not the, greatest wrestling shows of all time.

Many PPVs are passed off as being great because they had a main event that stole the show, others because a mid card match came out of no where to steal the spotlight. But rarely are shows remembered for being excellent from start to finish. TakeOver New Orleans will be one of those shows.

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Wrestlemania 34 Predictions vol. 2 FT. The Royal Grumble

Wrestlemania week is well underway and as such we’re very happy to bring to you our first authored article. Following on from our own predictions which we posted yesterday, we’re now very happy to bring you the predictions of the fine folks over at The Royal Grumble podcast.

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Wrestlemania 34 Predictions

Give me the green light because I’m ready to go, go, OOooOOOOOooOOoOoh, OH, OH.

It’s Wrestlemania Week and the fever pitch is reaching boiling point!

No matter how good the build is the atmosphere surrounding Wrestlemania is contagious and once again I find myself completely engrossed, eagerly waiting, hook, line and sinker. And this year there’s even more reason to be excited as this is arguably one of the best Mania cards in a long time.

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How the WWE threw away a Wrestlemania dream match

John Cena vs. The Undertaker, a dream match by anyone’s standards and in typical WWE fashion they’ve managed to squander it.

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When the build for John Cena vs. The Undertaker first started way back at 26th February edition of Monday Night Raw when John Cena first said the match couldn’t happen, everyone was excited for exactly what would happen. From there on out it was a slow build, but it was good, subtle teases here and there, and eventually direct challenges from Cena to the Deadman.

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