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Posted On March 10, 2013By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: UFC Silva vs Stann

It’s time for a better late than never review, and this time around we’re heading to Tokyo for the UFC’s latest show on Fuel TV, shown live on ESPN here in Britain. The broadcast began in the welterweight division as Don Hyun Kim took on Siya Bahadurzada. This proved to be a solid three rounder. Early on Bahadurzada managed to cause quite a swelling above Kim’s right eye. Sadly for him that was the only meaningful damage he caused all night. Kim went on to dominate the action for theRead More
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Posted On March 10, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: Dolph Ziggler

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. We all know that wrestling is a work. We all know that the matches are predetermined and the winners and losers are set in stone before the wrestlers even step through the curtain… so doesRead More
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Posted On March 10, 2013By PWMania.com StaffIn Columns

Underneath The Mask – Guess Who’s Back With A Rant

The Mask is back, yours truly Former CWF Wrestler, The Mysterious Masked Gentleman. I am glad to be back right in time for WrestleMania Season to be a mere month away. And as I can see already, it’s breaking down like this: P.T. BARNUM does it again! – Vince McMahon pulled the famous P.T. Barnum line of “There is a sucker born every minute” and it’s happened once again. Cena vs. Rock 2, yes that’s right, I said 2. What happened to once in a lifetime? Yep old Vince “P.T.Read More
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Posted On March 10, 2013By Joe ThunderIn Columns

Thunder’s Take: TNA Lockdown 2013 Preview

X-Division Championship: Kenny King vs. Zema Ion vs. Christian York JT: There was a whole bunch of X-Division guys at the Destination X ppv last year, and where are they now? Kenny King JUST won the title from RVD, and I don’t think he’ll be losing it any time soon. King retains and the match is solid. Confidence points: 5 Joseph Park vs. Joey Ryan. JT: Park hasn’t done much since he finished training, and what I dislike even less is that Joey Ryan has barely been booked either. ThisRead More
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Posted On March 9, 2013By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: WWE Main Event And Smackdown 03/08/13

MAIN EVENT REVIEW 03/06/13 By Jee-S Randy Orton beats Wade Barrett with the RKO. Before the match, Barrett cut a promo putting his movie ‘Dead Man Down’ over and trash talking The Miz by saying he’s a bigger movie star than he is (The Marine 3 starring The Miz was released on DVD earlier this week). Thoughts: Solid match here. It’s no secret that these two have had a rivalry in the past and their chemistry has never been questioned. Barrett and Orton delivered once again! These two men inRead More
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Posted On March 6, 2013By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: ROH Glory by Honor XI

Ring of Honor is on the agenda once more, and this time we’re heading back to last October and Mississauga, Ontario to see Michael Elgin challenge Kevin Steen for the World title in the main event of Glory by Honor XI. The show began with tag team action as the Bravado Brothers, Lancelot and Harlem, faced Caprice Coleman and Cedric Alexander in a Caged Hostility rematch. These Bravado boys have certainly come a long way since I first saw them. Back then they were a couple of Grandma’s boys. NowRead More
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Posted On March 5, 2013By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: WWE Raw Analysis 03/04/13

Old School Raw opens with the Undertaker. He stands in front of the tron and raises the lights. The WrestleMania 29 logo appears on the big screen. End segment. ^There is absolutely one hundred percent no better way to open an old school edition of Monday Night Raw than with the Phenom. He foreshadowed a match at Mania, and now we can speculate who he will face(not like we haven’t been clued in for awhile now). The old school Monday Night Raw beginning is played but with modern superstars addedRead More
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Posted On March 4, 2013By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: NCW Full Blast March 5th 2011

It’s time to take a second look at one of Canada’s longest running wrestling promotions, Northern Championship Wrestling. This time around we’re going back in time to March 5th, 2011 for another episode of Full Blast. The shown began with four way action featuring Alex Miller, Jagger, Urban Miles and Derrek Banes, with the winner getting a shot at the Triple Crown title. We had lots of stalling at the beginning of this one, with Miles and his Agency buddies playing for time. When the action eventually started it wasRead More
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Posted On March 3, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: Weed the People

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. It’s a hot topic this week and I want to add my two pence worth. Everyone is talking about Jack Swagger’s arrest and the internet is abuzz with his new catchphrase: Weed the People. IRead More
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Posted On March 2, 2013By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: GPW Battlefield II

British wrestling is on the agenda once again as we pay a second visit to the land of Grand Pro Wrestling. This time around out DVD review sees us going back in time to June 2012 and the Rose Club in Wigan for Battlefield II. The show began with an in-ring segment which saw El Ligero inducted into the Mexican Hall of Fame. Well, that was the plan until heinous heel manager Alan Tasker came out to complain about the situation before introducing his own masked Mexican star, El Oscuro.Read More
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What’s just as important to a WrestleMania card as the final match of the night? To me, it’s the very first. Starting the show on the right note can make or break one’s reaction to the overall card. In this column, I’ve decided to take a look back at what I feel are the top ten matches to ever open a WrestleMania event. If nothing else, I hope you enjoy the flashbacks! 10.) WM17: Chris Jericho def. William Regal to retain the IC Championship(7:08) ^Two top technical artists opened whatRead More
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WWE Main Event Analysis 02/27/13 By Jee-S Cody Rhodes and Kaitlyn are talking (flirting) backstage until Sheamus comes and pokes fun at Rhodes’ mustache. Cody challenges Sheamus to a match and it’s on. Thoughts: I think we will be treated to a very good match between these two. I find that beginning of the relationship between Cody Rhodes and Kaitlyn fairly interesting. Could that mean a face turn for Rhodes, especially seeing as he issued the challenge himself? If so, I’m all for it considering the possible good rivalries heRead More
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Normally and hopefully I’m able to keep this column upbeat and positive. I don’t like to harp on all the negative things that happen in the WWE or wrestling in general. There are too many negative writers out there and that just isn’t me most of the time. I love wrestling and I accept all its faults and at times I embrace those faults. However, I find it very difficult to defend the WWE this week. Last week in Mississippi, Jack Swagger was arrested for marijuana possession and received aRead More
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Posted On February 28, 2013By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: UFC 157 Rousey vs Carmouche

It was a history making night for the Ultimate Fighting Championship as they presented their first ever women’s bout, with Ronda Rousey facing Liz Carmouche in the main event of UFC 157, shown live in the early hours of this past Sunday morning on ESPN here in Britain. The broadcast began with the prelims and Sam Stout taking on Caros Fodor in the lightweight division. This proved to be a very enjoyable encounter. We literally had no feeling out process, mainly because these two wanted to engage straight off theRead More
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Posted On February 26, 2013By Joe ThunderIn Columns

ThunderStruck: WWE Raw Analysis 02/25/13

Vince McMahon opens Raw. Paul Heyman interrupts him. Heyman says he won’t lose to Vince if they fight tonight. Heyman knocks Vince down and hits him with his own crutch. Vince catches the crutch and hits Heyman with it, and then Lesnar’s music hits. Lesnar is about to go after McMahon when Triple H’s music hits. Lesnar and Triple H brawl. Hunter gets the upper hand and clotheslines Brock into the crowd. Lesnar gets the upper hand and slams Hunter onto the announce table(botched messy F5). Lesnar tosses Hunter inRead More
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Posted On February 25, 2013By Dave ScottIn Columns

Dave Scott – Swagger… Yawn!

Hey there guys and gals! Dave Scott here for some lovely wrestling based banter. As we are approaching Wrestlemania things seem to be getting a little bit clearer on what is going to be going on. This year I have a bit more interest than usual in what exactly is going to be happening at the big one as this is the first year I’ve managed to get my hands on a ticket for it. One big disappointment that I have with what has been transpiring towards Wrestlemania is thatRead More
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Posted On February 24, 2013By David DavisIn Columns

Death of Wrestling: All Hail The Shield

Greetings to all… It’s David Davis with my weekly blog: Death of Wrestling. For all of those who read this regularly, you will know that this is not a blog about bashing wrestling; it’s a blog of a frustrated fan, who loves the business and wishes that each week it could be a little better. This week I want to talk about something that I don’t think will lead to the DOW. In fact, it’s quite the opposite… I want to talk about The Shield and what the Elimination ChamberRead More
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Posted On February 23, 2013By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: WWE Elimination Chamber

As I continue my recovery from masculine influenza (it’s a real disease people!) I’m going to continue catching up with recent events as we take a look at the final pay per view stop on the road to Wrestlemania, Elimination Chamber, shown live in the early hours of this past Monday morning on Sky Sports here in Britain. The broadcast began with the Smackdown main event as the Big Show challenged Alberto Del Rio, accompanied by Ricardo Rodriguez, for the World title. These two had a pretty entertaining encounter lastRead More
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Welcome to ThunderStruck! We don’t have a full rundown anymore, but I’ve found a partner in crime to review Main Event each week! You can now expect a full Main Event analysis to come your way along with my WWE Smackdown analysis on Fridays! WWE Main Event Analysis 02/20/13(written by the very talented Jee-S) Big Show comes out with a microphone. He asks Michael Cole and The Miz if they think he’s a joke and says it’s Booker T’s fault if he was made to look like an idiot forRead More
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