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WWE ‘Hell in a Cell’ Special Event Preview, Part Two

October 25th, 2014 at 7:25 PM
By Peter Schifani

On Friday, we previewed the undercard matches for WWE's 'Hell in a Cell', and now we showcase the double main event matches plus the remaining upper card contests. Since Brock Lesnar has the night off and is not defending the WWE World titl,e hopefully the two cell matches will hold fans interest. In case you missed part one, you may go back to read it here.

Double Main Event

'Hell in a Cell' Match

MitB Contract Holder Seth Rollins versus Dean Ambrose

Peter Schifani:

Finally, Ambrose will get his hands on Rollins without any other members of The Authority getting in there way. That's the hope but we feel that something may happen to make it so Rollins has an advantage that gets him the victory. In the interim, Ambrose better get in all his licks before that occurs.

Mark Eddinger (Motorsports101):

With Seth Rollins being the 'Money in the Bank' contract holder and in line for the championship, I am going to pick Dean Ambrose to win this 'Hell in a Cell' match. The two former Shield members will put on a show that should steal the spotlight and be the best of the night.

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WWE ‘Hell in a Cell’ Special Event Preview, Part One

October 24th, 2014 at 6:54 PM
By Peter Schifani

Its now been more than a month since the last WWE special event and now it's time for the one for October as 'Hell in a Cell' happens Sunday night. This first part of our preview we look at the under card matches, and tomorrow night we preview the double main event plus the remaining matches.

United States Championship

Sheamus (C) versus The Miz w/ Damien Sandow

Peter Schifani:

Damien Miz-dow got the roll-up victory pinning Sheamus Monday night on Raw in the six-man tag-team match they were both involved in. The reality is that Miz-dow is not The Miz (despite being more over than him) and Sheamus will brogue kick his way to the Miz's "money maker" and another victory.

Mark Eddinger (Motorsports101):

Damien Sandow is entertaining me even in this stupid role of being The Miz's stunt-double. It is a shame that when he won the 'Money in the Bank' that he never cashed in. But anyway back to this match in the present. I expect Sheamus to retain the United States Championship here against The Miz.

WWE Tag-Team Championship

Goldust and Stardust (C) versus Jimmy and Jey (The Usos)

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Roll Call of Wrestling Champions: October 2014 Edition

October 23rd, 2014 at 4:44 PM
By Peter Schifani

Now we take yet another snapshot of the current championship title holders in the biggest wrestling promotions, some minor/independent ones and one of the better organizations devoted just to women wrestlers. Any title changes, new title holders since last month are always in BOLD.

WWE title holders:

WWE World Heavyweight Champion: Brock Lesnar, Intercontinental Champion: Dolph Ziggler, WWE Tag-Team Champions: Goldust and Stardust, United States Champion: Sheamus and Divas Champion: AJ Lee

NXT title holders:

NXT HW Champion: Adrian Neville, NXT Tag-Team Champions: Kalisto and Sin Cara (Lucha Dragons) and NXT Women's Champion: Charlotte

TNA title holders:

World Heavyweight Champion: Bobby Lashley, X-Division Champion: Samoa Joe, World Tag-Team Champions: Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards (The Wolves), Women's Knockout Champion: Havok

NWA title holders:

World Heavyweight Champion: Rob Conway, Junior Heavyweight Champion: Chase Owens, World Tag-Team Champions: Lance Archer and Davey Boy Smith, Jr. (Killer Elite Squad), Women's Champion: Barbi Hayden, North American Champion: Tim "Perfect" Storm, National Champion: Lou Marconi, United States Tag-Team Champions: Gavin Daring and Skylar Kruze (Air America)

ROH title holders:

World Heavyweight Champion: Jay Briscoe, World Tag-Team Champions: Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish (reDragon), Television Champion: Jay Lethal

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Top 10 Technical Wrestlers: Countdown Part Three

October 21st, 2014 at 4:32 PM
By Peter Schifani

During the month so far we have chronicled six of the Top 10 of the best mat technicians in the sport of professional wrestling. We look at three more here to climb the countdown to within one of the top spot, but in case you missed the last part from last week you may read it here, which includes a link back to part one as well.

Number Four: Eddie Guerrero

Despite his passing at age 38, Eddie's career was filled with championship glory and either bitter hatred when he was a heel or beloved appreciation as a "lying, cheating, and stealing" face. When you first think of Eddie you remember his younger days in ECW especially capturing there Television title in his debut match against 2 Cold Scorpio. After that he returned to WCW, where he had worked mostly as a "jobber" or enhancement guy in the very early 90's and won both the Cruiserweight and United States Championships. While in the WWF though, originally with The Radicalz, then partnered with Chyna and his nephew Chavo plus on his own, is where he gained his most popularity and most titles won. He won the Intercontinental Championship twice, European title twice, Tag-Team titles four times and the WWF Championship once. Eddie had the frog splash finisher over most of his career, but also the "lasso from El Paso" an inverted figure-four ankle lock as well. He is most famous for his "three amigos" a series of rolling vertical suplexes that really is one continuous move. He also utilized many other suplexes, the plancha, the monkey flip, tornado DDT and many dropkicks over the course of his career.

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Wrestling Review Weekly, Second Edition: Number 11

October 18th, 2014 at 7:33 PM
By Peter Schifani

The winds of change are upon us in the world of pro wrestling/sports entertainment, as the NWA saw a major title occur on Monday. TNA and WWE continued along their normal paths with their legions of fans following in toe.

In TNA wrestling this past week, we saw a lot of the same old action we had been seeing back before the the summer started. TNA Women's Knockout Champion Havok defended her title against number one contender Madison Rayne, whom she handled easily. A new number one contender was decided upon for TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley to fight as Kurt Angle made a four-way elimination match that Bobby Roode was able to win. Starting next week on Impact, new number one contenders for the TNA World Tag-Team Championship will be crowned. The Hardys are one of the teams to enter the tournament to challenge The Wolves (Eddie Edwards and Davey Richards). 'Bound for Glory' was a solid collaboration between TNA and Wrestle-1 in Japan and showcased some great talent from both sides. Hopefully, they will do more of that in the future. Lastly, Robbie E and Brooke are still alive as part of "The Amazing Race" on CBS as TNA continues to cross-promote their participation in the event.

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