Month: January 2013

Royal Rumble Predictions

The road to Wrestlemania starts tonight at the second biggest show of the year – the Royal Rumble! There are 4 matches announced for tonight plus a United States Title defence on the pre-show. This time of year is when the quality really increases, so a lot of fans are starting to get excited about the product again, and with good reason.

I said before that I’m not going to cover Divas matches in these prediction columns – if the WWE doesn’t care then why should we? For what it’s worth, there isn’t even a Divas match booked, more evidence for my previous statement. And I sometimes put in predictions or the pre-show matches, from now on unless I have something specific to say about them I’ll put a prediction for a result and no more. Tonight the pre-show is The Miz vs Antonio Cesaro for the United States Championship. I’m picking Cesaro to retain. And without further ado…

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Looking At The Rumble And Beyond: What If

There’s been a lot of hype about the WWE recently, and with good reason. Raw turned 20, the WWE champion CM Punk returned to action, The Rock came back, and the road to Wrestlemania is about to start – kicking off with the Royal Rumble this Sunday.

As we all know, the show will be main evented by those two men I mentioned above – CM Punk and The Rock – facing each other for the biggest prize in the industry. It seems to be generally accepted that Rocky will be winning the belt – but what if he doesn’t? I’m going to take a look at just some of the possible scenarios for the Royal Rumble 2013 and beyond… Continue reading