Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Your Midweek Links: Sour on WWE

Mahal's challenge just hasn't inspired any strong, good feelings
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Hey, Wednesday has come for you, and you know what that means? Yep, the best wrestling content from the last week is here on The Wrestling Blog to help you power through to the weekend. I am doing this as a public service so you don't have to worry about being bored at work. Aren't I just a swell guy?

Hey, WWE had a pay-per-view this weekend, TLC. I have the DEFINITIVE REVIEW! [The Wrestling Blog]

WWE continued its war against the Bullet Club at that PPV. I tell you why it's gross and how it represents a larger problem in society with how the rich are able to accumulate wealth by fiat and how hard work doesn't get you anywhere [The Wrestling Blog]

The main event of Survivor Series is set, and it will feature Brock Lesnar taking on Jinder Mahal. However, Nick Piccone is not impressed and wants to know why anyone should care. [Medium]

David Bixenspan looks at WWE wrestlers being more willing to leave and why that condition can look actually smart. [Deadspin]

The Daniel Bryan/Sami Zayn segment on Smackdown was good, but it felt out of place, argues JJ McGee. [The Spectacle of Excess]

Ashly Nagrant looks at TLC and the recent spate of WWE television and is impressed by how women have taken over the narrative. [Deadshirt]

Sam DiMascio gets in the Halloween spirit and rattles off a list of matches that totally fit the horror movie oeuvre. [Spandex Are Still Cool]

Marc Madison examines Roderick Strong's career, which has been a long time in the making. [Camel Clutch Blog]

NON-WRESTLING #1: Butch is looking to raise some money for the Southern Poverty Law Center and also celebrate Blackness with an all-Black screening of Black Panther when it arrives in theaters next year. [GoFundMe]

NON-WRESTLING #2: The World Series began last night, so get in the mood with staff predictions on the MLB Championship featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros. [HOT SPROTS TAKES]