Category: Opinion

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My Dream Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Stone Cold, WrestleMania X8

When I think of dream matches my mind flicks to clashes of generations like the Golden Era’s Hulk Hogan facing the Attitude Era’s The Rock, or The Rock taking on John Cena (twice). I also think about combat between the companies with Impact Wrestling’s AJ Styles going against WWE’s John...

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My Favourite Match: Hulk Hogan vs. Sid Justice, WrestleMania VIII

When it comes to wrestling prognostication these days it feels like I’d be as well tossing a coin – I’m still head-scratching over Roman Reigns clean-pinning Braun Strowman at Fastlane. However I am supremely confident in making this prediction: The second of the double main events at WrestleMania VIII won’t...

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NZPWI Roundtable: WWE Fastlane

WWE Universal Championship: Kevin Owens (c) vs. Goldberg Mister J (60% accurate for 2017): Goldberg has certainly been showing the monster instinct since he returned. The only person he has been unable to best thus far is Kevin Owens (mainly on Twitter though, it must be said). I think, sadly,...

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NZPWI Roundtable: Elimination Chamber

WWE Championship, Elimination Chamber Match: John Cena (c) vs. AJ Styles vs. Baron Corbin vs. Bray Wyatt vs. Dean Ambrose vs. The Miz Mister J (63% accurate at Royal Rumble): Since his arrival in WWE, Bray Wyatt has been the “on the verge” guy. The guy who the fans took...

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NZPWI Roundtable: Royal Rumble

The Road to WrestleMania begins today at the 30th annual Royal Rumble. More than 50,000 fans will pack the San Antonio Alamodome as 30 WWE Superstars compete for a chance to headline the biggest event of the year. Both the WWE Universal and WWE World Championships will be on the...

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G5: ‘True or False?’ with Benjamin Keen

There’s a lot to discuss in this week’s Gimme Five but this time we’re doing it with a twist: True or False? Our contributors will be faced with five statements to which they must respond either “True” or “False”. There’s no room for shades of grey in this week’s answers....

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NZPWI Roundtable: WWE TLC

All manner of weapons are legal throughout the course of the night at WWE’s annual destruction derby when the Superstars of SmackDown do battle at WWE TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs. AJ Styles looks to climb out of the James Ellsworth-induced rut he’s been stuck in since Survivor Series when...

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NZPWI Roundtable: WWE Survivor Series

What started as a possibility only in WWE 2K17 transpires today at the 30th annual Survivor Series when Brock Lesnar takes on Goldberg in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Plus, Survivor Series gets back to its roots with three Traditional Survivor Series Elimination Matches pitting Raw and SmackDown against each other. The...

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NZPWI Roundtable: TakeOver Toronto

NXT Championship: Shinsuke Nakamura (c) vs. Samoa Joe Blake: I can understand why Samoa Joe has done what he has, trying to stir up Nakamura using simple but generally effective mind games. Unfortunately for Joe, Nakamura is not a man who stays down when he gets taken down; in fact,...

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NZPWI Roundtable: WWE Hell in a Cell

Hell in a Cell can change your life – just ask Mick Foley. Yet six WWE Superstars willingly enter the demonic structure live on pay-per-view. Kevin Owens defends the WWE Universal Championship against a desperate Seth Rollins. Roman Reigns and Rusev escalate their personal feud over the United States Championship....