Category: Podcast

WWE Summerslam Summons Veteran Superstars to Sell out Toronto

WWE Summerslam Summons Veteran Superstars to Sell out Toronto and steer the TV product back on track in time for AEW TV and Smackdown (maybe NXT) on Fox.

WWE Summerslam

KOP looks into some of the positive constructive changes that WWE has made. They look prepared for their new competition (AEW) and change SD to FOX) in October.

Bleacher Report says this about the upcoming Summerslam Card:


Although WWE SummerSlam 2019 should boast a star-studded card, it will be especially important for the event to deliver on August 11 in Toronto with the product being so polarizing at the moment.
It’s no secret that WWE has had a tough time generating genuine fan interest for Raw, SmackDown Live and their pay-per-views for some time now. Although Stomping Grounds and Extreme Rules exceeded expectations, the two main brands have largely remained lifeless.
The SmackDown side of the SummerSlam card is bound to be entertaining with Kofi Kingston and Randy Orton rekindling their rivalry over the WWE Championship and SmackDown Women’s champion Bayley and Ember Moon facing off for the first time ever. Raw’s top matches could use some work, but either way, WWE will be facing unprecedented pressure to knock this show out of the park.

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WWE and AEW Fight for the Front Page of Wrestling News

WWE and AEW

WWE and AEW Fight for the Front Page of Wrestling News with big match announcements. Wednesdays will now become a must-see night for wrestling fans.

  • AEW announces the premiere of “Wednesday Night Dynamite on TNT starting October 2nd.
  • WWE announces Trish Stratus vs. Charlotte Flair for SummerSlam.
  • AEW announces an Escalera De La Muerta Match between the Lucha Bros and the Young Bucks for AllOut.
  • WWE is reportedly talking to bring NXT to FS1, possibly carry it live.
  • WWE sent out an email to their WWE Network subscribers about changes coming to the network interface.

The Monday Night Wars are now on Wednesday nights. AEW’s first challenge will be to outdo NXT. At this early stage, AEW is as popular as NXT. But, AEW has a lot of room for growth. KOP will analyze the big news day.

The buildup of WWE Summerslam was sidetracked by the RAW reunion. KOP explains how the locker room and the corporate structure got embarrassed Monday night.

He also explains how WWE gave fans what they deserved. Only thing is WWE punished the fans by not learning the lesson about repeating history.

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WWE TV Ratings Erosion Stopped. What’s Next For Heyman & Bischoff?

WWE TV ratings for Raw and Smackdown reveal their rating slide has stopped. What do Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff need to do now to turn it around?

WWE TV Ratings

KOP takes the temperature of the podcasters, journalists and the IWC. He revisits a past idea and puts a spin on it.

He also looks at the major independents to see if there are doing any better. Plus Brawn Strowman signs for big money. Plus, the start of some superstar makeovers.

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