Travis Brinkley

WWE Power Rankings, Week of 5/22/17

Welcome back to the Get More Sports WWE Power Rankings, where we rank the top 25 WWE Superstars of the last week by momentum, impact, and performance. Last week was a huge one for WWE, so this week seems a little more relaxed. Raw continues to build towards Extreme Rules, SmackDown deals with the fallout of Backlash heading towards Money …

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NXT Recap: TakeOver Highlights and Then Some

Since NXT hosted TakeOver: Chicago this past Saturday, this week’s episode of NXT is going to be nowhere close to “must see” TV. Most of the show is going to focus on recapping the event of TakeOver, but there are some matches advertised for this week. Taped from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Drew McIntyre takes on Wesley Blake, Aleister …

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205 Live Recap: Tozawa Prevails in Intense Street Fight

Tonight on 205 Live, we have a huge match that could end a feud that has been going on for three months. The main event for tonight’s episode includes The Brian Kendrick and Akira Tozawa battling it out in 205 Live’s first street fight ever. That’s not all, either. Former Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann is in action against Ariya Daivari and …

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SmackDown Recap: Styles & Nakamura Team Up

With Backlash in the books, SmackDown Live looks forward to the Money in the Bank Pay-Per-View in a few weeks. Tonight’s episode tries to figure out the Tag Team and Women’s Championship title scenes, while Jinder Mahal celebrates his historic title win before he defends his title against Orton at Money in the Bank. Opening Segment SmackDown Live Commissioner Shane …

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The Best & Worst of NXT TakeOver: Chicago

One night before Backlash, NXT hosted a big TakeOver special in Chicago. Four of the five matches that night were for a championship, and they all delivered one way or another. Every titleholder retained their championship except for Tyler Bate, for better or worse. With a lot happening in the Windy City this past Saturday, what did NXT do well …

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Raw Recap: The Shield Almost Reunites

While this past weekend was big for WWE, Monday Night Raw had nothing to do with it. Instead, tonight’s episode continues to build towards the Extreme Rules Pay-Per-View in a few weeks. Most of the matches have already been made for the event, so tonight’s episode will probably just focus on building excitement. Opening Segment To kick off the show …

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WWE Power Rankings, Week of 5/15/17

Welcome back to the weekly Get More Sports WWE Power Rankings, where we rank the top 25 WWE Superstars of the last week by momentum, impact, and performance. This last week was loaded with programming, with about 15 hours of wrestling between Monday Night Raw and Backlash. With a ton of stuff going on, how does this affect the rankings? …

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The Best & Worst of Backlash 2017

Last night, SmackDown Live hosted Backlash for the second time since becoming its own brand. Depending on who you ask, the event could have been great or terrible, but it definitely was something that got the world talking. What worked and what didn’t? Let’s dive into what happened last night. The Best: The Debut of Shinsuke Nakamura Of course, this …

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Backlash 2017 Recap: Jinder Mahal, WWE Champion

Tonight, SmackDown Live hosts Backlash, the blue brand’s first Pay-Per-View since WrestleMania 33. The card is full of big matches, from the main roster debut of Shinsuke Nakamura to Jinder Mahal competing for the WWE Championship. Aiden English vs. Tye Dillinger Both of these men have been slowly rejuvenating their main roster singles careers. Tye Dillinger joined SmackDown Live about …

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NXT TakeOver Chicago Recap: #DIY Breaks Up

Tonight, NXT hosts another TakeOver event from Chicago, a city known for loving wrestling. Only one match tonight is not for a championship, which goes to show how huge this event could be. All three of the brand’s titles are being defended, as well as Tyler Bate’s WWE United Kingdom Championship. Whatever happens, this will help set the stage for …

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