I don’t normally like to write about wrestling stories like this, however, I don’t think anyone has heard one quite like this.
Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer reported that eleven days ago, there was an incident at a bar in Nashville where wrestlers from both WWE and Global Force Wrestling (Formerly TNA) were there to watch Jeff Hardy’s band perform.
Reportedly, Karen Jarrett (GFW) approached Braun Strowman (WWE) and asked if she could get an autograph for her son. Strowman, not knowing who she was, vulgarly denied her request. Voices of Wrestling reported that Strowman’s alleged response was “F— your son.” Karen tore into him and said that she was going to tell her son’s father, who is Kurt Angle.
Sounds crazy, right? Well, it gets better.
Continue reading “Examining the Bruan Strowman/Karen Jarrett Saga”
Atlee Greene is here with a review of WWE Fastlane, which emanated from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The main event saw Kevin Owens defend the WWE Universal Title against Goldberg. We also saw Roman Reigns take on Bruan Strowman and Bayley defended the Women’s Title against Charlotte.
Braun Strowman took a test on Raw last Monday when he worked the Big Show in the main event. It happens to every wrestler who’s been groomed for a featured role. Yes, he can bump, he can sell, he is a towering colossus but can he tell a story in the ring that is worth the price of admission? Continue reading “Braun Strowman Passed the Test”
This past Sunday’s Royal Rumble match treated fans to some fun over-the-top-rope eliminations. One elimination, in particular, saw Braun Strowman hurl the ill-suited James Ellsworth out of the ring with a chokeslam that sent him crashing to the floor, hip first.
Seeing this hip-crushing ejection got me thinking of some of the memorable Rumble match eliminations over the years that have stuck with me. Some made for great moments while others served as the kick-off to a bitter feud. Then some are just plain terrible.
Continue reading “Top Five Royal Rumble Eliminations”