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New Raw delivers a taste of old school!

Bernie Barnes @thedailyjobber

The night after the Fastlane pay-per-view, Monday Night Raw brought a night of surprises, revelations and stipulations which have helped set the stage for WrestleMania 32.

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The return of “Shane-O-Mac” Shane McMahon, after a seven-year absence from the WWE ring, kicked off the night of surprises. It also kicked off a night of segments that brought back themes and stunts reminiscent of the Attitude and Ruthless Aggression Eras of The Big Fed. Read more…

WWE Fastlane: an above-average Raw

Bernie Barnes @thedailyjobber

From the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio WWE rolled out the pyro and big-name talent for its latest pay-per-view event: Fastlane.

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The build-up to February’s live event was short and felt rushed, and the card yielded a mixture of satisfying conclusions, intriguing twists, and perplexing segments. The general booking and execution of the event resulted in something which felt more like an episode of WWE television than something fans would pay their local cable providers to watch. Read more…

Is it over for Wade Barrett?

Bernie BarnesĀ @thedailyjobber

After a prolonged absence from the ring due to persisting injuries, it appears “Cosmic King / Bad News” Wade Barrett will not be re-signing with WWE when his contract expires in a few months.

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Ryan Satin from Pro Wrestling Sheet broke the news earlier this week, citing Barrett “no longer enjoying what he was doing in the company” as the reason for leaving. Read more…

WWE Injury Report

Bernie Barnes @thedailyjobber

The world of professional wrestling carries with it the constant and persisting risk of injury. There are quite a few WWE superstars who have shelved in 2015, most notably John Cena and WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins.

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The Daily Jobber has compiled the latest from a variety of news sources on the injury status and projections for some of these superstars.

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Lucha Underground Season 2 premiere!

Bernie Barnes @thedailyjobber

It’s baaaaaaaaaaaaaack!

After months of uncertainty, after rumours of talent exodus, budget cuts, production difficulties and the lot, Lucha Underground has returned for a second season on Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network!

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Which stars would return? How has the Temple in Boyle Heights, CA changed under new management? What surprises will this new season hold? Let’s get to the Run-Down.

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Triple H steals Rumble!

Bernard Barnes @thedailyjobber

The 2016 Royal Rumble is now a chapter for the history books, and in those books it will say that the Chief Operating Officer for WWE, former D-X founder and current head of NXT, Triple H, is the reigning, defending, undisputed WWE World Heavyweight Champion for a 14th time!

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The Game making his comeback to knock off Roman Reigns, capturing not only the title but a measure of revenge, was not the only surprise at this year’s battle royal extravaganza. Let’s a take a brief look at some of the night’s highlights in the Jobber Run-Down.

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Wyatt adds intrigue to Royal Rumble match!

Bernie Barnes @thedailyjobber

The Royal Rumble match, in which Roman Reigns is being forced to defend his WWE World Heavyweight Championship, has become much more interesting.

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At the conclusion of this week’s edition of Monday Night Raw, Bray Wyatt and his gang of loyal followers made a dramatic statement, making their intentions to dominate the annual battle royal event clear.

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Santana Garrett as “Sister Abigail”?

Bernard Barnes @thedailyjobber
After years of cryptic allusions to a Wyatt Family matriarch, WWE may be approaching a time of unveiling.
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Recent rumours and behind-the-scenes reports, coupled with photos released via Instagram, point towards Santana Garrett as a likely candidate to inhabit the role of Sister Abigail.

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The new Voice of Smackdown!

Jerry “The King” Lawler and “Beige” Byron Saxton have new company at the Smackdown announce table Thursday nights. Canadian-born Mauro Ranallo made his successful debut to the program January 7th, 2016.

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Ranallo brings a rich sense of seriousness and authenticity to WWE television that was – and in regards to Monday Night Raw, still is – severely lacking. Read more…

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