Hell in a Cell Ending

I thought the Hell in a Cell main event was a really good match. I thought it was total crap that Strowman and Reigns laid there for 5-10 minutes while everything happened around them.  I know you want the focus to be on the guys fighting on top of and falling off of the cell, but come on, have them do SOMETHING. Dan McQuade of Deadspin thinks there’s too much interference in these types of matches. What people really seem to be pissed about is the ending. I don’t put a lot of stock in what live crowds have to say anymore, but there’s a video going around of them chanting “this is bullshit” when the match was declared a no contest. So I want to know what people think, if a Hell in a Cell match should EVER be declared a no contest and if you’re cool with last night’s ending.

 

Predictions for Hell In The Cell 2018

Hello Readers!

Welcome to my first blog post, hopefully it’s not as bad as I think it will be. Let me tell you a little bit about myself before I give you my predictions of tonights PPV.  I grew up in the attitude era and loved it.  Unlike children of today,  there was no WWE network.  I had to save up for it or beg my mom to rent it for me, and it wasn’t $10.  I wasn’t able to watch every single PPV, but the ones I did watch were AMAZING. One of the PPV’s I was able to watch was The King of the Ring, so when I think of Hell in the Cell, I think of  Undertaker Vs Mankind. The most amazing match ever, in my book. Anyways, enough with the nostalgia, lets get down to tonight’s line up.

SmackDown Tag Team Championship: New Day (c) vs. Rusev Day (Kickoff Show)

Rusev Day! Rusev Day! Rusev Day!

I enjoy a good chant, but I really don’t see Rusev Day pulling it off. I enjoy them, but I still think they need to grow as a team. That and New Day just recently became champions, which I had the pleasure of witnessing live. (WHICH WAS AMAZE BALLS, FYI). So I really don’t see them losing.

It should be a pretty good match, Rusev is a brut in the ring and so powerful. I am hoping it will be Big E and Kofi representing New Day, since Aiden english is so how do you say it “Skrawny”. Not saying Kofi, is at that level, but Woods is too solid and not as lanky. I also love when Kofi goes flying, so I would love to see that.  I wouldn’t be surprised if Lana decides to throw some interference to help her hubby. Either way It will not help them, and probably will end up costing them the match.  I feel as though we may see a tag team pop up at the end of the match. We didn’t get any new blood from NXT showing up, so maybe tonight will be the night?

Winners: NEW DAY!!!!

“New Day Rocks…New Day Rocks…New Day Rocks”

Jeff Hardy vs. Randy Orton (Hell in a Cell Match)

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REVIEW: IN YOUR HOUSE: FINAL FOUR

Review: In Your House: Final Four

February 16th, 1997

 We are back into the Retro-Reviews, and this one is a doozy of a show, packed with tons of backstory, excitement, and my favorite thing in wrestling—the winds of change!

Going back to Survivor Series 1996, Sid beat Shawn Michaels and finally killed one of the worst babyface title runs in company history, and Bret Hart defeated Steve Austin in a virtual #1 contenders match. In the lead up to the December and January PPVs, these four men interacted with each other weekly, all straddled the lines of face and heel, and they were eventually joined by Vader and the Undertaker as men who all vied, and had claims to, the World Wrestling Federation Title. How did this all happen and culminate?

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REVIEW: This Tuesday in Texas

REVIEW: This Tuesday in Texas

December 3rd, 1991

 Here we are in very late 1991, at a total curiosity of a show for the World Wrestling Federation. This show was a weekday PPV, a test by WWF to see how the market reacted to a non-weekend, non-Survivor Series Pay Per View— the answer was “not well” — and we wouldn’t see the promotion attempt it again until the mid-2000s. It takes place about a week after the 1991 edition of Survivor Series, where The Undertaker, with the help of Ric Flair, defeated Hulk Hogan for the WWF Title.

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Where Does This Past WrestleMania Fit?

Hardcore wrestling fans like to treat WrestleMania as a Super Bowl of sorts, and that includes ranking the shows by their greatness and going back to watch certain matches or moments as football fans relive highlights like John Elway’s helicopter spin or Santonio Holmes miraculous 4th Quarter grab. So where does this past WrestleMania, the 34th installment, fit in historically and what moments stick out?

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