“Monday Night Raw” Preview – October 16, 2017


I’ve heard gimmickry is good for the show. This week’s episode of “Monday Night Raw” is the go home show for “Tables Ladders and Chairs 2017” and that means it’s time for the hard sell towards the pay per view. There’s already one major match announced and now we know what else WWE has on tap.

WWE.com has released its official preview for this week’s show, which includes an already announced steel cage match between Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman. This helps set up the upcoming handicap Tables Ladders and Chairs match at Sunday’s pay per view. Here’s what else is on tap this week with a video for each.

Reigns and Strowman meet inside the steel

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Sister Abigail is coming for Finn Balor

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Emma has a date with the Empress of Tomorrow

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Kalisto maintains momentum heading into TLC

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Has Alexa Bliss made a massive mistake for the “ages”?

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Opinion: I think I like this different format to the upcoming pay per view. There’s only one weapons match instead of the multiples, meaning the big main event feels like a much bigger match than everything else. The show is lacking star power though and looks like it could be a one match card. Hopefully that’s not the case as those shows don’t often work out so well.

Which story interests you the most on tomorrow’s show? Which pay per view match do you want to see? Let us know in the comments below.

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The Shield Vs. Evolution Full Match, Flash Back: Brock Lesnar As a ESPN Security Guard, Natalya Canvas 2 Canvas (Videos)

Above is the video of Full Match of The Shield Vs. The Evolution at Extreme Rules 2014: Leading up to his 2015 SummerSlam match against The Undertaker, Brock Lesnar did some filming with ESPN and spent the day as the company’s security guard. The hidden camera footage showed him interacting with people as they headed into the office. – […]

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WWE Live Event Results From Regina: 10/14 – The Last Man Standing Match

-WWE Live Event Results From Regina: 10/14/17 – October 14, 2017- Here are the Results Of WWE Live Event From Regina: – WWE Cruiserweight Champion Kalisto retained over Enzo Amore – Darren Young and Goldust defeated Curtis Axel and Curt Hawkins – Elias defeated R-Truth – RAW Tag Team Champions Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose retained over Heath Slater & Rhyno and Sheamus & Cesaro in a Triple Threat – Dana Brooke and Sasha Banks defeated Alicia […]

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WWE NXT Live Event Results From W. Palm Beach: 10/14 – The Undisputed Era

-WWE NXT Live Event Results From W. Palm Beach: 10/14/17 – October 14, 2017- Here are the Results Of WWE NXT Live Event From W. Palm Beach: –  Montez Ford and Angelo Dawkins defeated Wesley Blake and Steve Cutler – Sage Beckett defeated Dakota Kai – Lars Sullivan defeated Kishan Raftar – Liv Morgan defeated Sarah Logan – Adam Cole, Bobby Fish and Kyle […]

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Video: Booker T. Beats Up Houston Rockets Mascot


Well at least he didn’t throw in the Spinarooni. Booker T. is one of the most polished in-ring talents in wrestling history. He can wrestle one of the smoothest matches you’ll ever see and can hang with almost anyone. At the same time though, he’s also able to look like one of the most intimidating people you’ll ever see. He’s big, muscular and can throw in one heck of a sneer. That can create problems for wrestlers….and various NBA mascots.

Booker T. recently appeared at a Houston Rockets preseason game and took part in the halftime entertainment. During the event, Booker slammed the Houston Rockets mascot Clutch through a table as Booker’s music played. A short video has been posted to Booker’s Instagram page, showing the mascot going through the table.

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Opinion: Can someone explain to me why this is supposed to make fans cheer Booker? Do the fans not like Clutch for some reason? This was perfectly fine for what it was: a Houston native making an appearance in the city and doing something fun. If he wants to be mayor of Houston, this is something that could help him (in a rather limited capacity).

What do you think of Booker’s commentary? What is your favorite instance of a wrestler attacking a mascot? Let us know in the comments below.

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Who Made Ric Flair’s Mount Rushmore of Wrestling?


Woo that’s a nice list. One of the most complicated questions you can ask a wrestling fan is who they would put on their Mount Rushmore of wrestling. Where do you start with that? In-ring work? Talking? The ability to draw money? Influence? The list goes on and on throughout every generation and it’s a question you can answer from so many perspectives.

In a new post on his Twitter account, Ric Flair has listed the four names on his Mount Rushmore of wrestling. However, Flair goes a bit beyond merely writing names and put the wrestlers’ faces on a picture of the mountain. He also mentions who he would put at the top of the list. Here are his picks:

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— Ric Flair® (@RicFlairNatrBoy) October 14, 2017

Here’s something Flair would be at the forefront of:

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Opinion: I’m never sure how to pick a list like this, but I’m rather surprised by one thing. Not Flair putting himself on the list of course as I wouldn’t expect anything less. However, I’m surprised that Harley Race didn’t make Flair’s picks. He’s one of the names Flair always references and he certainly has the resume to make it work. Still though, it’s hard to argue this list.

Who would be on your list? Which criteria would you use? Let us know in the comments below.

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Cody Rhodes Discusses WWE vs. Independent Scene, His Family’s Legacy


ROH World Champion Cody Rhodes was recently interviewed by Buffalo News, to promote the “Global Wars” event in Buffalo, New York on October 12. He discussed a number of topics; most notably was the difference between working in WWE and the independent scene, his family’s legacy and more.

Below are some questions and Rhodes’ answers:

Q: With WWE recruiting so many indie and international wrestlers over the past few years, you’re one of the few guys to go the other way. How has this experience gone for you? 

A: It’s definitely the road less traveled that I’m on, but there more people navigating it like I am. I could be totally wrong, but I feel a lot like I did in 1996 and ’97 as a fan, when my family’s business was getting ready to be the coolest thing. The next thing I know, I went from being the only wrestling fan in my class to having Nitro parties and the Monday Night War. I feel like we’re on the cusp of entering a really, unbelievably good era for our industry fans and competitors alike.  Financially of course, but for fans, there’s variety. You can go onto New Japan World and there’s English commentary primed and ready. The Fite app is primed and ready for Ring of Honor. The WWE Network is primed and ready. It’s whatever you choose.

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Q: What are your memories of that Battleground match in Buffalo, which was the first time the Rhodes family teamed together? 

A: Going into it, I felt completely different than when I was coming out of it. There was a lot of high stress at the time. It was almost uncomfortable, because I was working really hard to garner my own spotlight and getting away from the family. But then, obviously, it became a magical moment. It’s a great learning experience when you’re busting it for 20 minutes, and then my dad just does the elbow. That was the thing that got the people to stand up for the remainder of the match. Grab an apple, because you’re going to school. It was really special, and looking back on it, it’s a tremendous memory. Our family looks at it as Dusty’s last stand. He could barely get up the steps, but on that night, it didn’t matter. There are so many great things about Buffalo, but honestly, that one will always jump to number one.

Q: Fans still fondly remember your father, who passed in 2015. What is your own personal legacy of your father?

A: This is something I struggle with pretty regularly. Had he not been famous, I wouldn’t have shared him with anybody . Butbecause he was who he was, I have to share him with the world, in terms of what happens next, his legacy, and things like Starrcade and War Games. I have to be honest, people don’t always like my opinion. There’s no handbook for how I’m supposed to handle this. I don’t know what’s best all the time, but I know a lot of his estate, creations and likeness are owned by WWE. That doesn’t always mean I have to like it, but I try very hard to protect his legacy from a family standpoint, but also, I know he would like me to do as much stuff about “me” as I possibly could.

He was unlike a lot of older wrestlers in that he didn’t want to be in the spotlight. He wanted his body of work to exist for what it was, and that meant that we had we had to be our own people. Goldust had to be Goldust, and I had to trend upward, no matter what, and weather the storm. There’s a lot of different ways we try to carry his legacy forward, and we always try our best.

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Watch: Superstars Try and Find Their Way Through Massive Corn Maze


WWE uploaded to their official YouTube channel a video featuring the members of Titus Worldwide and Kalisto on vacation where they attempted to find their way through a massive corn maze.

In search of some relationship building, Titus O’Neil brought Akira Tozawa, Kalisto and Apollo Crews out to the corn maze in order to take on the gigantic feat. In teams of two, they take on the maze with both body and overhead cameras to show the journey from start to finish.

Kalisto and O’Neil form the first team, with Tozawa and Crews being the other. It does appear that while the superstars do mention they are part of Titus Worldwide, the video itself is more about the hilarious journey the four men take.

We highly suggest giving this video a watch, because you’ll likely leave having laughed or at the very least, smiled. This is a fascinating way to introduce this season!

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Did you enjoy this video? What other challenges would you like to see the members of Titus Worldwide take on? Let us know in the comments below or over on our Facebook page or Twitter account. Additionally, you can find me on Twitter at @SOSNH1995. We also want to remind you that we have a Newsletter you can sign up to. This will allow us to send you the best news in one place via an email. We also have the Wrestling Rumors app that we encourage you all to download to get updates faster than they release on our various pages. It is available on Android and iOS devices.

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Watch: The Shield vs. Evolution at ‘Extreme Rules 2014’


WWE have uploaded to their official YouTube channel the ‘Extreme Rules 2014‘ match between The Shield and Evolution, just prior to the breakup of ‘the hounds of justice.’

The rivalry began after ‘WrestleMania XXX‘ when The Shield turned on Triple H after he tried to force them to help him win the WWE World Heavyweight Championship from new Champion Daniel Bryan.

Due to this, Triple H reformed Evolution with Batista and Randy Orton, the latter two both of whom previously faced Bryan at ‘WrestleMania XXX’ for the Championship. They attacked The Shield the week after on “Raw.’

The match was officially scheduled on ‘Smackdown’ April 18 edition by Triple H. On the go-home show for the pay-per-view, Ric Flair appeared and gave his endorsement to The Shield, despite previously being part of Evolution. He acknowledged Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose & Roman Reigns as the future of WWE.

We highly suggest you watch this match, to get a glimpse of The Shield in their days working as babyfaces as opposed to the heels they generally portrayed.

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If you watched back when this feud was happening, did you enjoy it? What reaction did you have to The Shield eventually ending after Rollins betrayed Ambrose and Reigns? Let us know in the comments below or over on our Facebook page or Twitter account. Additionally, you can find me on Twitter at @SOSNH1995. We also want to remind you that we have a Newsletter you can sign up to. This will allow us to send you the best news in one place via an email. We also have the Wrestling Rumors app that we encourage you all to download to get updates faster than they release on our various pages. It is available on Android and iOS devices.

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