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The Wrestling Insider #42: The era of the Maharaja begins

The Wrestling Insider #42: The era of the Maharaja begins

Jordan Slonke
May 22, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

Last night at WWE BackLash saw the crowning of a new WWE Champion named Jinder Mahal. Most fans did not see this coming, and it was a great swerve for WWE and a step in the right direction for the company. After Bray Wyatt dropped the championship to Randy Orton at WrestleMania, I knew that a top heel...

The Wrestling Insider #41: CM Punk paves way for future generations of WWE stars

The Wrestling Insider #41: CM Punk paves way for future generations of WWE stars

Jordan Slonke
May 12, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

When many people are asked who the man who changed WWE for the future is, they'll probably tell you John Cena or Hulk Hogan. What they don't realize, however, is that a man who wasn't necessarily built like a WWE superstar and wasn't really well-liked by the higher-ups changed the face of the WWE forever. That...

The Wrestling Insider #40: Gran Metalik should be next challenger for Cruiserweight Championship

The Wrestling Insider #40: Gran Metalik should be next challenger for Cruiserweight Championship

Jordan Slonke
May 11, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

After the resurgence of the Cruiserweight division in WWE, the roster has increased greatly. It has gotten so big that the Cruiserweight division has its own show, known as 205 Live. Neville has been running the division as of late, and has been able to withstand challengers such as Jack Gallagher, TJ...

The Wrestling Insider #39: Shinsuke Nakamura’s main roster debut full of hype

The Wrestling Insider #39: Shinsuke Nakamura’s main roster debut full of hype

Jordan Slonke
May 9, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

The Raw and SmackDown Live episodes after WrestleMania are always full of surprises. Whether it be returns, debuts, or a possible heel turn, they have always capitalized and left fans anticipating more. This year, SmackDown Live witnessed the call-up of NXT veteran Shinsuke Nakamura. Shinsuke Nakamura...

The Wrestling Insider #38: Pete Dunne slowly becoming WWE’s breakout star

The Wrestling Insider #38: Pete Dunne slowly becoming WWE’s breakout star

Jordan Slonke
April 28, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

When most people are asked who was the MVP of the inaugural UK Championship Tournament, they'd say Tyler Bate. They'd say Tyler Bate because of the fact that he became the inaugural United Kingdom Champion at 19 years of age. However, I respectfully disagree. The asset of that whole tournament is known...

The Wrestling Insider #37: Return of Hardy Boyz brings tag team revitalization to Raw

The Wrestling Insider #37: Return of Hardy Boyz brings tag team revitalization to Raw

Jordan Slonke
April 28, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

WrestleMania 33 was a monumental night in its own right. Undertaker seemingly retired, John Cena finally proposed to Nikki Bella, Kevin Owens won the United States Championship, and NXT star Killian Dain had a great showing in the Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal. We're a couple weeks out of...

The Wrestling Insider #36: Jinder Mahal title push start of something fresh for ‘blue’ brand

The Wrestling Insider #36: Jinder Mahal title push start of something fresh for ‘blue’ brand

Jordan Slonke
April 27, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

After winning a number one contender's match a couple of weeks ago on SmackDown Live, Jinder Mahal earned shot a at the most coveted prize in WWE, the WWE Championship. While many fans have been criticizing this decision, since already established stars like Dolph Ziggler and Sami Zayn were in the same...

The Wrestling Insider #35: House of Horrors match perfect to end Wyatt/Orton saga

The Wrestling Insider #35: House of Horrors match perfect to end Wyatt/Orton saga

Jordan Slonke
April 26, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

If you may not have known already, I'm a huge fan of Bray Wyatt. There is just something about him that intrigues me. His aura, the way that he mysteriously delivers cryptic eulogies, and his in-ring style captures my attention. For Bray Wyatt, loss after loss devalued his career before the WWE Draft...

The Wrestling Insider #34: Goldberg’s Universal Championship win proves how out of touch the WWE is

The Wrestling Insider #34: Goldberg’s Universal Championship win proves how out of touch the WWE is

Jordan Slonke
March 14, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

After the Fast Lane pay per view on March 5th, I couldn’t believe what I saw. Kevin Owens, arguably in his prime, lost to a fifty year old man who can’t wrestle for more than two minutes without getting tired. Now, don’t get me wrong, Goldberg is a legend in the wrestling business and I have the...

The Wrestling Insider #33: Break-up of “JeriKO” should lead to Universal Championship match at WrestleMania

The Wrestling Insider #33: Break-up of “JeriKO” should lead to Universal Championship match at WrestleMania

Jordan Slonke
February 16, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

Chris Jericho and Kevin Owens: the best of friends. Match after match, Owens would receive help by his best friend Chris Jericho to remain Universal Champion. Chris Jericho became United States Champion due to Owens's help. However, this past Monday on Raw, the friendship between the two became to an...

The Wrestling Insider #32: The Era of Wyatt begins

The Wrestling Insider #32: The Era of Wyatt begins

Jordan Slonke
February 13, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

One day removed from the SmackDown exclusive pay-per-view event, Elimination Chamber, and the WWE Championship changed hands inside the ominous structure known as the Elimination Chamber. 24 feet tall, 10 tons of steel. Absolute carnage. Last night started what is known as the "Era of Wyatt", as Bray...

The Wrestling Insider #31: Cruiserweight Showcase 3- Neville

The Wrestling Insider #31: Cruiserweight Showcase 3- Neville

Jordan Slonke
January 11, 2017
Filed under Jordan's Inside to Wrestling, Jordan's Wrestling Insider

Hey everyone. Today’s Cruiserweight Showcase highlights the “Man That Gravity Forgot”, Neville. Neville has been on a roll in the Cruiserweight division, after turning heel at Roadblock: End of the Line. Ever since he attacked Cruiserweight Champion Rich Swann and TJ Perkins, his popularity...

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