David Buckler

  • Falling From Grace

    Can you imagine the fall from WWE superstar to industry pariah? Chyna’s fall from grace is staggering. Sadly though, this is a major...

  • WWE’s House of Cards

    I like the mix of big-time production events and old school wrestling cards so I’m disappointed with the evolution of house shows. In the old...

  • FROM THE VAULT: Rise of the Phoenix?

    I enjoyed Ronda Rousey’s performance at UFC 175 because it is the perfect motivation for Beth Phoenix to return to wrestling.

  • Keeping It Real

    This Sunday Brock Lesnar won’t be in there with a creaky old Mark Calaway, he’ll be in there with a polished, professional athlete in a...

  • Worth Paying For?

    Remember when pay-per-views were actually worth paying for?

  • It Stings to Miss WrestleMania

    Am I the only one in the world completely, totally underwhelmed to watch Sting on Sunday night? Kind of feels like it.

  • There’s No “I” in Team

    The WWE Universe was appalled to see Cody Rhodes turn on his brother, officially breaking up the Rhodes Family. Yawn. It’s not quite...

  • Don’t Judge Me

    CM Punk's UFC fights will be interesting and I’ll definitely watch. I hope for his sake this works out because where would he go...

  • Some Many Titles…So Little Time

    Where once a wrestler was crowned with a championship belt and then defended it with honor, now titles are being passed around like library books....

  • Saturday Night Fever

    Going to the Hershey Park Arena in the 1980's was an incredible experience, highlighted by 3 tapings of Saturday Night's Main Event featuring the lovely...

  • Twin Magic

    From 2011: The Bellas have turned into quite the magicians and now, with Brie wearing the Divas championship, they are starting to showcase their considerable...

  • Who’s NXT?

    Even though the Glamazon has retired, David is still loving this business.

  • Saying Good-bye to WrestleMania…and the Ultimate Warrior

    Hitting the Ropes: Saying Good-bye to WrestleMania, New Orleans, the Streak,…and the Ultimate Warrior As I was flying home Monday morning from New Orleans, heading...

  • The Best in the World?

    Hitting the Ropes – The Best in the World? So the top of the Wrestlemania card is shaping up, and if we’re being honest, it...

  • Bring Back Hulkamania!

    Hitting the Ropes: Bring Back Hulkamania! WWE announced this past Monday that The Animal, Dave Batista, is returning to the company in January.  Honestly I...

  • Was It Really Better?

    Hitting the Ropes – Was It Really Better? Recently I was the featured guest on the “Madden and Doyle” radio program and we talked about...

  • Tripping Down Memory Lane

    Hitting the Ropes: Tripping Down Memory Lane I just returned from Toronto recently.  I flew there to meet my sports idol Monica Seles, who was...

  • Super Cena

    Hitting the Ropes: Super Cena It’s a bird…it’s a plane…no wait…it’s Super Cena! Faster than Rey Mysterio! Stronger than Mark Henry! Able to leap Big Shows...

  • Rock Solid or Rock Bottom?

    I shake my head every time I read that someone inside the WWE locker room isn’t thrilled with the Rock headlining another Wrestlemania.  I guess...

  • The Year of the Snake?

    Hitting the Ropes – The Year of the Snake? This past week on Monday Night Raw Wade Barrett pinned Randy Orton right in the middle of...