Category: Gimme Five

G5: Rey Mysterio, Jon Stewart, NZ venues, more

Rey Mysterio was officially released from his WWE contract last week, and has since signed with Mexico’s AAA where he will partner with Alberto El Patron (Alberto Del Rio) and Myzteziz (Mistico/Sin Cara). Will Mysterio’s signing lead to a boom for the Mexican lucha libre style? Daily Show host Jon...

G5: Samoa Joe, Fastlane, Rhyno, more

Samoa Joe announced his departure from TNA this week. Where should the Samoan Submission Machine go next? WWE Fastlane is live on SKY ARENA and WWE Network this Monday. As the final stop on the Road to WrestleMania 31, do we have high hopes for the event? Rhyno made a surprising appearance...

G5: WWE Live, Fastlane, NJPW World, more

WWE returns to Australia this year, but not New Zealand. Is it worth making the journey across the ditch for the live WWE experience? Will Daniel Bryan vs. Roman Reigns at Fastlane result in a change to the WrestleMania 31 main event, or are Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns still...

Gimme Five: True or False

It’s a special “True or False” edition of Gimme Five this week, as the team agrees or disagrees with five statements on everything from the return of the Anonymous General Manager, to the launch of New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s streaming service NJPW World, to the allegations CM Punk made against WWE...

G5: Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Hell in a Cell, WWE 2K15, more

“Hacksaw” Jim Duggan is the focal-point for wrestling fans at the Armageddon Expo this weekend. Who on the Gimme Five panel is going? Will it be Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins, or John Cena vs. Randy Orton that main events Hell in a Cell? And, should that be the case?...

G5: Brock Lesnar, Bound For Glory, Bullet Club, more

Brock Lesnar looks to be out of action until 2015. Does the lack of a WWE Champion create a lack of interest in WWE’s upcoming pay-per-view events? TNA held Bound For Glory in Tokyo, Japan, earlier this week. After this year’s offering, is the pay-per-view still TNA’s signature event? NJPW’s...

G5: Night of Champions, Hideo Itami, title belts, more

Was Night of Champions one of WWE’s best events of the year, or a lacklustre show with a flat finish? And what about Hideo Itami’s in-ring debut on last week’s NXT? Did the man formerly known as KENTA live up to the hype? Plus, we discuss the nicest looking championship...

G5: WWE off-season, Night of Champions, WWE Network, more

WWE Raw’s “season premiere” last week begs an interesting question: Should WWE implement an off-season? Will Night of Champions be able to top WWE’s other major September offering, NXT TakeOver? Assuming WWE is number one, which is the second-best promotion in the wrestling world? We’re debating these—and more—questions in this...

Gimme Five: Special Guest TK Cooper

Brock Lesnar and John Cena are locked in a game-changing feud for both men. Is this Cena’s most intriguing storyline in years? WWE NXT has been available to New Zealand audiences for weeks now. Who’s worth keeping an eye on in WWE’s developmental system? Plus, it’s a busy weekend for...

G5: SummerSlam, WWE Network, AAA, more

WWE’s biggest event of the American summer is behind us – what sort of legacy did this year’s SummerSlam leave behind? SummerSlam will back its bags and leave California in favour of New Jersey/New York next year, but where else would the Gimme Five team like to see given the...