Monday Night ROAR!: Why Braun Strowman deserves to be WWE’s “next big thing”

WWE has always been “the land of the giants.”

There’s a rich history of legendary big men who were ridiculously successful in WWE, like the Undertaker, Kane, Big Show to name a few.

But for all the successful ones, there’s also disastrous ones – I’m looking at you Nathan Jones, Great Khali and Giant Gonzalez.

That’s why I was a little skeptical when Braun Strowman made his debut as part of the Wyatt Family on August 24, 2015 without having a single televised match under his belt.

His run with the Wyatt Family was. . . underwhelming. He even won Rolling Stone’s “Wrestler of the Meh” Award in 2015

Then the WWE Draft rolled around and he was on his own.

Great. . . Here comes the push for another big man who is greener than The Hurricane’s cape.

Well, that big man proved me – and A LOT of other people – wrong.

Now he’s the most must-see attraction on Monday Night Raw, and he deserves it.

Here’s why. . .

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JC’S Weekly Top 20 Power Rankings (02/22/17)

One more pit stop on the road to WrestleMania a week from Sunday in FastLane remains, but the card has begun to take shape. RAW featured strong main event segments and SmackDown once again raised the bar the next night naming a new Women’s champion.

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JC’S Weekly Top 20 Power Rankings (02/15/17)

Elimination Chamber crowned two new champions on Sunday in Bray Wyatt and Naomi. RAW also crowned a new champion in Bayley in what continued a big week in WWE. RAW was fast-paced and had multiple extremely entertaining segments most notably the Festival of Friendship. SmackDown had a phenomenal main event for the WWE championship as well.

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JC’S Weekly Top 20 Power RANKINGS (02/08/17)

JC’S WEEKLY TOP 20 POWER RANKINGS (02/08/17)

Another week of WWE is in the books and we have another PPV on Sunday. This time It is the SmackDown brands’ Elimination Chamber PPV. Like many of you, I am not a huge fan of the constant PPVs because I believe it greatly diminishes the product. That being said, the Elimination Chamber match is usually always entertaining and I can get excited for that. Continue reading JC’S Weekly Top 20 Power RANKINGS (02/08/17)

JC’S Weekly Top 20 Power Rankings (02/01/17)

The Royal Rumble has come and gone as the first peg in WrestleMania season is now behind us. Randy Orton won the Royal Rumble and will now “main event” WrestleMania. John Cena tied Ric Flair’s 16-time world championship reigns and Kevin Owens successfully defended his Universal Title. Neville and The Club also won their first championships in WWE and are now poised to control their respective divisions. Also a quick note, the three members of the Wyatt Family will once again be ranked separately.

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