Throughout the 2010s, WWE ruled the landscape of professional wrestling. Ring Of Honor and TNA/Impact tried their best to offer a viable alternative, but budget restraints and stupefying talent decisions have led to their failure to gain mainstream traction. But with The Elite aligning themselves with Tony Khan's ambitions and bankroll, the balance within the… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report 1/1: A Homecoming For The League Of The Millennium!
Make no doubt about it, Christmas is arriving swiftly! For my Hebrew homies reading this during Chanukah, shalom! The gifts, as usual, are plentiful (including NXT representative TJ Of The JK premiering on this week's Jobber Knocker podcast; give it a listen!) for all of Wednesday Night Wrestling. While NXT is ending 2019 with Adam… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report 12/18: A Texas Two-Step For Tag Titles!
Like most wrestling fans, I enjoy a great tag team match. Like most wrestling fans, I'm disgusted at the way that Vince McMahon treats tandems. Wins mean nothing in the grand scheme of things in WWE, as patched-together mediocre singles will almost always garner championship belts with little build (looking at you, Ziggler and PED-boy… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report For 12/11: A Tag Team Tour de Force In Texas!
Penning these columns each Wednesday, I admittedly have a certain bias towards the new blood in "professional wrestling". That being said, I realize the need to respect the collective adversaries from Connecticut in WWE. Until, of course, one of its longest tenured laborers started spitting gangsta shit at the financial backer of All Elite Wrestling,… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report 11/20: “Shots Fired!”
AEW is ready to put their third effort forward this weekend, as we gear up for Fight for the Fallen.
While there were a few flaws, they weren’t glaring and were made up by the amazing in ring action and storytelling.
With nothing but social media hype paired with random appearances at various Indy events; they will be putting on their first major show as a company.