NXT (August 5, 2015)

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I found a bunch of older wrestling reviews I had done on a Tumblr account I forgot I’d owned. I’ve decided to repost them here, fixing up the formatting and any janky grammar and/or spelling. Here’s a random NXT show from 2015.

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WWE Clash of Champions 2017 (December 17, 2017)

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Champions clashing! Every SmackDown title is on the line! It’s time for WWE’s Clash of Champions baby! We get a brief video package about champions clashing and the duo of Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn being shitheels before we head back to some arena in Boston for action! Our hosts are Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, and Byron Saxton.

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WWE Beast In The East (July 4, 2015)

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I guess the story goes that the WWE was going to Japan for a series of house shows and Brock Lesnar, wanting to go visit a sick friend, offered to do a match during the tour in order to get to Japan on the WWE’s dime. With Brock Lesnar now on the card, Vince McMahon and company decided to make an event of it that they would air live on the WWE Network and thus Beast In The East was born!

After the opening video package we go to Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan for a shot of the crowd. We are joined Stateside by Michael Cole and Byron Saxton on commentary, and already this looks and feels really different from every other WWE event since a Japanese company handled all the production.

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WWE Royal Rumble 2017 (January 29, 2017)

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I love gimmick matches and in my rather humble opinion there is no finer gimmick than the Royal Rumble. Thirty men enter. One man walks out with a shot a championship gold. There are usually some comedic spots, some decent in-ring action, and a surprise entrant or two that make it a must watch PPV, more so even than the Granddaddy of them all, WrestleMania. So how was the 2017 Rumble? Let’s find out.

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