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JLW Podcast #59 – WWE Money in the Bank 2017 Review

Welcome to Episode 59 of the Josh Lopez Wrestling Podcast. Josh talks about the following topics.

– RANT on the Backlash directed towards Carmella/James Ellsworth and the WWE Universe becoming social justice warriors.

– My thoughts on the entire Money in the Bank PPV

– #RAWEvansville Thoughts & Matchups leading up to Great Balls of Fire

– Thoughts on SmackDown Live and why there shouldn’t be a rematch for the Women’s Money in the Bank Ladder Match. You have to stick to your convictions.

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JLW Podcast 57 – Extreme Rules 2017 REVIEW, Nielsen WWE Ratings RANT

Welcome to Episode 57 of the Josh Lopez Wrestling Podcast. Josh talks about the following topics.

– RANT on the back and forth squabble about the WWE Television Ratings.

– WWE SmackDown Live 6/6/17 Review

– WWE Extreme Rules 2017 PPV Review

– RAW 6/5/17 Review

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Why Rusev Was Not On Smackdown Live Last Night

Despite being advertised to appear on Smackdown Live last night, WWE superstar Rusev wasn’t at the show to “address Shane McMahon” and not receiving a WWE Championship match as he requested.

Rusev posted the following on Twitter saying that he attended the NHL Western Conference Finals game three between the Anaheim Ducks & Nashville Predators instead.

Early WWE Smackdown Live Preview For May 16, 2017

(Partial article & images sourced from WWE.com)

Just five days before defending his WWE Championship against Jinder Mahal at WWE Backlash, Randy Orton will face Baron Corbin on SmackDown LIVE. Will The Viper tame The Lone Wolf, or will Corbin derail Orton before his big match? Find out tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!

No. 1 contenders square off ahead of title matches

Both AJ Styles and Jinder Mahal are challenging for championships this Sunday at WWE Backlash, but they’ll be facing off against each other tonight on SmackDown LIVE.

Will Rusev get the WWE Title match he’s demanding?

Six-Woman Tag Team Match participants make it official

Tensions have been escalating in the SmackDown LIVE Women’s Division since the arrival of Charlotte Flair, who immediately established herself as the top contender to SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi. Angered by The Queen seemingly jumping them in line, the “welcoming committee” of Natalya, Carmella & Tamina joined forces to make Charlotte’s life, along with anyone who sided with her, a living hell

The Highlight Reel, hosted by … Kevin Owens?

Though Kevin Owens put a brutal cap on his rivalry with Chris Jericho two weeks ago, viciously slamming his former best friend into the ring post with a steel chair around his neck, the United States Champion does not yet seem to be done tormenting The Ayatollah of Rock ‘n’ Rolla.

The Viper takes on The Lone Wolf before WWE Backlash

Randy Orton is just five days away from defending his WWE Championship against Jinder Mahal on WWE Backlash, but The Viper’s path to Chicago runs straight through Baron Corbin on SmackDown LIVE.

WWE Live Event Results May 11, 2017 (Sheffield, England)

WWE held a live event on May 11, 2017 in Sheffield, England

Here are the results:

Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Dolph Ziggler
Singles match
Winner: Shinsuke Nakamura

Tyler Breeze, Fandango, Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English & The Ascension
Six-Man Tag Team Match
Winners: Tyler Breeze, Fandango, Tye Dillinger

Luke Harper vs. Erick Rowan
Singles match
Winner: Luke Harper

Becky Lynch, Charlotte & Naomi vs. Carmella, Natalya & Tamina (w/ James Ellsworth)
Six-Women Tag Team Match
Winners: Becky Lynch, Charlotte & Naomi

Kevin Owens (c) vs. Sami Zayn
-WWE Unites States Championship-
Singles match
Winner: Kevin Owens (c) 

Sam Gradwell, Trent Seven & Tyler Bate (c) vs. James Drake, Joseph Conners & Pete Dunne
Six Man Tag Team match
Winners: Sam Gradwell, Trent Seven & Tyler Bate

Baron Corbin vs. Mojo Rawley
Singles Match
Winner: Baron Corbin

The Usos (c) vs. American Alpha vs. The Colons
-Smackdown Tag Team Championship-
Tag Team Match
Winners: The Usos (retain)

Randy Orton (c) vs. AJ Styles vs. Jinder Mahal (w/ Samir Singh & Sunil Singh)
-WWE Championship-
Triple Threat match
Winner: Randy Orton (retains)

*SPOILER* New Match Added To WWE Backlash

During tonight’s WWE Smackdown Live taping from the O2 Arena in London England, a new match was announced for WWE Backlash PPV. Carmella, Natalya & Tamina challenged Becky Lynch, Charlotte and Naomi to a six-woman tag team match.

Backlash comes at you on May 21st in Rosemont, ILL at the Allstate Arena.

Here is the updated lineup:

Randy Orton (c) vs. Jinder Mahal
-WWE Championship-
Singles Match

Kevin Owens (c) vs. AJ Styles
-WWE United States Championship-
Singles Match

The Usos (c) vs. Breezango
-Smackdown Tag Team Championship-
Tag Team match

Carmella, Tamina & Natalya vs. Charlotte, Becky Lynch & Naomi (c)
Six-Woman Tag Team match

*SPOILER* Live Results From Smackdown Live For May 9, 2017

Here are your Smackdown Live results from earlier today from London England.

Keep refreshing for latest updates.

Tye Dillinger vs. Aiden English
-DARK MATCH-
Singles Match
Winner: Tye Dillinger


OPENER: WWE Champion Randy Orton opened the show with a promo. He talks about Jinder Mahal. AJ Styles, Sami Zayn, Baron Corbin, Mahal & Kevin Owens would all eventually walk out to the ring. Mahal showed off a photo of himself with the WWE title from last week, before Shane McMahon took it from him to return it to Orton. A brawl would break out in the ring setting up for a six-man tag match later in the night,


Natalya vs. Becky Lynch
-Charlotte, Carmella, Naomi, James Ellsworth & Tamina were at ringside-
Singles Match
Winner: Natalya

BACKSTAGE: Carmella, Tamina and Natalya challenges Becky Lynch, Charlotte & Naomi to a six-woman tag team match at WWE Backlash.


VIDEO: Another “coming soon” video for Lana.


VIDEO: “Fashion Files” Video was shown featuring Tyler Breeze & Fandango


Erick Rowan vs. Luke Harper
Singles match
Winner: Erick Rowan


IN RING: Dolph Ziggler is in the ring and delivered a promo on Shinsuke Nakamura. Nakamura would come out to address Ziggler. Nakamura challenged Ziggler to a match tonight, but Ziggler turned it down and said they would fight at Backlash.


VIDEO: Another New Day debut video package.


Tyler Breeze & Fandango vs. The Ascension
Tag Team Match
Winner: Tyler Breeze & Fandango


Jinder Mahal, Baron Corbin & Kevin Owens (c) vs. Sami Zayn, Randy Orton (c) & AJ Styles
Six-Man Tag Team Match
Winners: Jinder Mahal, Baron Corbin & Kevin Owens (c)

VIDEO: Rusev Announces His Return To WWE TV

As reported, WWE talent Rusev was out recovering from a shoulder surgery he underwent to correct a nagging problem last month. Since his departure Rusev was moved to Smackdown Live along with his real-life wife Lana.

Rusev released a video two weeks ago claiming that the only way he would return to WWE TV would be if Shane McMahon gave him a WWE Championship opportunity. That obviously didn’t pan through, so Rusev released the following video announcing that he will be making a WWE TV return next week on Smackdown Live.