5. Pat McAfee vs Vince McMahon (WrestleMania 38 Sunday)

In 2022, is there any need for 76 year old Mr. McMahon to have a match? Well, Sunday night gave us the answer: yes, apparently! After the very entertaining McAfee vs Austin Theory match (which McAfee won), McAfee and McMahon pointed at each other. This lead to a match happening between the two! Just…why? No one wanted it, no one asked for it. McAfee had his WrestleMania moment; did McMahon also need a WrestleMania moment? What we didn’t need was the worst match of WrestleMania 38…

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3. Kevin Owens vs Stone Cold Steve Austin (No Holds Barred, WrestleMania 38 Saturday)

WrestleMania 38 Saturday (yes, that’s what it is called on the WWE Network!) saw the in-ring return of Stone Cold Steve Austin. Yes, after being retired for 19 years, Austin returned to ostensibly be a guest of the KO Show. On the show itself (which main evented WrestleMania 38 Saturday), Owens challenged Austin to a No Holds Barred match. And, without any hesitation, Austin accepted! Could his post-retirement ‘final fight’ live up to his classic brawls of the past? Or would he tarnish his legacy after two decades outside of the ring?

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HAMMY’S TOP 10 GREATEST THE ROCK MATCHES

Can you believe it? Twenty five years of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. WWE and Hollywood have never been the same…and, throughout Survivor Series 2021, we were teased with an appearance from ‘The Great One.’ Vince McMahon even had a golden egg, apparently from The Rock’s new Netflix film, ‘Red Notice.’ And when would The Rock grace the WWE Universe with his presence? Towards the end of the match between Roman Reigns and Big E? Would Rocky stand toe-to-toe with his cousin, Mr Reigns, and teach him a thing or two about respect? Would we see the start of a build-up for a ‘Mania match between the two? Continue reading

HAMMY’S TOP 10…GREATEST WWE RAW MOMENTS (FOR WWE RAW 25)

Tomorrow night, WWE Raw celebrates twenty five years of being on the air! In celebration, I’d thought I’d do a Top 10 List of Greatest WWE Raw Moments! I didn’t really start watching Raw until 1999, but I’ve perused the WWE Network for what are generally considered major moments in Raw history. However, most of the following list will be compiled of moments I saw live. You can watch a moment out of context, but it doesn’t mean much. Watching Raw on a weekly basis (which I pretty much did from 1999 until a few years ago) means that I have some great memories! So here’s my Top 10 List! Continue reading

Review: WWE Network’s Best 100 Matches: #61 Team WWE (The Rock, Chris Jericho, The Undertaker, Kane, The Big Show) vs Team Alliance (Stone Cold Steve Austin, Booker T, Shane McMahon, Kurt Angle, Rob Van Dam) (Winner Takes All, WWE Survivor Series 2001)

Read the names of the wrestlers fighting for Team Alliance, bearing in mind that they were supposed to represent WCW and ECW. There’s only Booker T and Rob Van Dam who were a part of those entities! That’s an indication of what became of the once-promising WWF vs WCW/ECW feud. Early in the Summer of 2001, the WCW invasion of WWF took hold of our collective wrestling minds. The dream feud of all dream feuds, the feud took centre stage of the Invasion PPV. However, by the next PPV, Summerslam, the feud had all but fizzled out. Stone Cold Steve Austin was the leader of the ‘Alliance,’ instead of a WCW wrestler. Most of the WCW wrestlers had been treated like jobbers (see: DDP!). The feud dragged on until Survivor Series 2001. Team WWF vs Team Alliance: Winner Takes All. Fortunately, it was a brilliant match to end the hugely disappointing feud. Continue reading