http://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/ en-usBlake OestriecherBlake Oestriecher's stories. I examine the effect that sports have on business...and vice versa.Copyright 2019 Forbes LLChttps://secure.gravatar.com/avatar/f8635b2895836742ba5609e3361b51de?s=400&d=mm&r=gBlake Oestriecherhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/feed/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/12/08/5-nxt-stars-wwe-must-move-to-the-main-roster-asap/ 5 NXT Stars WWE Must Move To The Main Roster ASAPWWE needs to refresh Raw, SmackDown and NXT, and these five call-ups would accomplish that goal.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5db83fb2c669810006684d25Sun, 8 Dec 2019 18:52:08 +00002019-12-08T18:52:08ZWWE needs to refresh Raw, SmackDown and NXT, and these five call-ups would accomplish that goal.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/12/07/wwe-smackdown-on-fox-has-been-a-huge-disappointment/ WWE SmackDown On FOX Has Been A Huge DisappointmentWWE SmackDown's brief run on FOX has been disappointing in every sense of the word.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5daf0428f8679a000644a976Sat, 7 Dec 2019 14:44:42 +00002019-12-07T14:44:42ZWWE SmackDown's brief run on FOX has been disappointing in every sense of the word.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/12/06/wwe-reportedly-isnt-worried-about-losing-nxt-stars-to-aew/ WWE Reportedly Isn’t Worried About Losing NXT Stars To AEWWWE officials reportedly are not concerned about NXT stars wanting to jump ship to AEW.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dd292b3c2e7570006e535d8Fri, 6 Dec 2019 12:59:44 +00002019-12-06T12:59:44ZWWE officials reportedly are not concerned about NXT stars wanting to jump ship to AEW.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/12/05/another-major-wwe-star-is-linked-to-a-possible-exit-and-jump-to-aew/ Another Major WWE Star Is Linked To A Possible Exit And Jump To AEWWWE has yet another big star who has been linked to a possible exit jump to AEW, joining the likes of The Revival, Randy Orton and Luke Harper.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc429513191a90006b8637bThu, 5 Dec 2019 13:02:49 +00002019-12-05T13:02:49ZWWE has yet another big star who has been linked to a possible exit jump to AEW, joining the likes of The Revival, Randy Orton and Luke Harper.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/12/04/bray-wyatt-surpasses-becky-lynch-and-roman-reigns-to-become-wwes-no-1-merchandise-seller/ Bray Wyatt Surpasses Becky Lynch And Roman Reigns To Become WWE’s No. 1 Merchandise SellerWWE star Bray Wyatt is the company's new No. 1 merchandise seller, making an eventual babyface turn virtually inevitable.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5de3dc470b94f50006486fc4Wed, 4 Dec 2019 12:55:59 +00002019-12-04T12:55:59ZWWE star Bray Wyatt is the company's new No. 1 merchandise seller, making an eventual babyface turn virtually inevitable.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/12/03/wwe-is-considering-two-underwhelming-wrestlemania-36-opponents-for-brock-lesnar/ WWE Is Considering Two Underwhelming WrestleMania 36 Opponents For Brock LesnarWWE is reportedly down to two possible WrestleMania 36 opponents for Brock Lesnar, and neither star comes from pro wrestling.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5de58cbfdbc5e50007c6c916Tue, 3 Dec 2019 12:55:47 +00002019-12-03T12:55:47ZWWE is reportedly down to two possible WrestleMania 36 opponents for Brock Lesnar, and neither star comes from pro wrestling.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/12/01/5-hard-lessons-aew-must-learn-from-wwe/ 5 Hard Lessons AEW Must Learn From WWEAEW needs to learn its lesson from the plethora of past mistakes made by WWE.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5db1a74d0d864c0006c6d121Sun, 1 Dec 2019 18:36:46 +00002019-12-01T18:36:46ZAEW needs to learn its lesson from the plethora of past mistakes made by WWE.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/30/ronda-rouseys-wwe-future-is-far-from-set-in-stone/ Ronda Rousey’s WWE Future Is Far From Set In StoneWWE surely wants Ronda Rousey back in the company, but her return to the ring isn't guaranteed.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d84cda4c2992d0009620732Sat, 30 Nov 2019 13:27:41 +00002019-11-30T13:27:41ZWWE surely wants Ronda Rousey back in the company, but her return to the ring isn't guaranteed.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/29/wwe-is-reportedly-considering-a-mass-release-of-superstars-for-early-2020/ WWE May Soon Release Several SuperstarsWWE may release several stars who aren't likely to become big stars in AEW.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dd82fb981788b000691d2fcFri, 29 Nov 2019 13:49:50 +00002019-11-29T13:49:50ZWWE may release several stars who aren't likely to become big stars in AEW.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/27/wwe-main-roster-stars-are-reportedly-upset-about-the-massive-push-of-nxt/ WWE Main Roster Stars Are Reportedly Upset About The Massive Push Of NXTWWE's main roster stars apparently aren't thrilled that the huge push of NXT talent has come at the expense of Raw and SmackDown.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5ddd66067059cf000657e9acWed, 27 Nov 2019 13:35:37 +00002019-11-27T13:35:37ZWWE's main roster stars apparently aren't thrilled that the huge push of NXT talent has come at the expense of Raw and SmackDown.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/26/wwe-finally-listens-to-its-fans-and-turns-seth-rollins-heel/ WWE Finally Listens To Its Fans And Turns Seth Rollins HeelWWE finally heard the complaints from its fans and pulled off a shocking heel turn for Seth Rollins on Raw.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5ddd22f4178eb7000666bd43Tue, 26 Nov 2019 13:41:01 +00002019-11-26T13:41:01ZWWE finally heard the complaints from its fans and pulled off a shocking heel turn for Seth Rollins on Raw.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-results-the-5-biggest-takeaways-from-a-strong-ppv/ WWE Survivor Series 2019 Results: The 5 Biggest Takeaways From A Strong PPVWWE Survivor Series 2019 taught us plenty about the future of WWE, including that Roman Reigns is headed for a monstrous push.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc01d9354e4670006d167daMon, 25 Nov 2019 03:45:17 +00002019-11-25T03:45:17ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 taught us plenty about the future of WWE, including that Roman Reigns is headed for a monstrous push.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-results-the-feud-between-becky-lynch-and-shayna-baszler-has-just-begun/ WWE Survivor Series 2019 Results: The Feud Between Becky Lynch And Shayna Baszler Has Just BegunWWE Survivor Series 2019 ended with a surefire sign that there is more to come from Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc2db06a608760006f0b924Mon, 25 Nov 2019 03:30:06 +00002019-11-25T03:30:06ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 ended with a surefire sign that there is more to come from Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-results-after-beating-rey-mysterio-brock-lesnar-lacks-formidable-challengers/ WWE Survivor Series 2019 Results: After Beating Rey Mysterio, Brock Lesnar Lacks Formidable ChallengersWWE Survivor Series 2019 may have ended the feud between Rey Mysterio and Brock Lesnar, and there's no clear opponent lined up for "The Beast."Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc01df17840ed000754d7a1Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:57:51 +00002019-11-25T02:57:51ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 may have ended the feud between Rey Mysterio and Brock Lesnar, and there's no clear opponent lined up for "The Beast."https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-results-roman-reigns-winning-highlights-one-of-wwes-biggest-issues/ WWE Survivor Series 2019 Results: Roman Reigns Winning Highlights One Of WWE’s Biggest IssuesWWE Survivor Series 2019 featured more of the same when Roman Reigns emerged as the sole survivor for Team Raw.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc9cdc549ace70006e35af4Mon, 25 Nov 2019 02:38:45 +00002019-11-25T02:38:45ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 featured more of the same when Roman Reigns emerged as the sole survivor for Team Raw.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-results-daniel-bryan-gets-fans-to-finally-turn-on-bray-wyatt/ WWE Survivor Series 2019 Results: Daniel Bryan Gets Fans To Finally Turn On Bray WyattWWE Survivor Series 2019 showed that Daniel Bryan did what Seth Rollins couldn't: Turn fans against Bray Wyatt.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc9ce2fcdcd1a0006215e7bMon, 25 Nov 2019 01:55:33 +00002019-11-25T01:55:33ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 showed that Daniel Bryan did what Seth Rollins couldn't: Turn fans against Bray Wyatt.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-results-rhea-ripley-steals-the-show-but-womens-wrestling-remains-an-afterthought/ WWE Survivor Series 2019 Results: Rhea Ripley Steals The Show, But Women’s Wrestling Remains An AfterthoughtWWE Survivor Series 2019 continued the impressive run of Rhea Ripley, but should fans be worried about the overlooked women's division?Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc9ce0582decf0006e61bb6Mon, 25 Nov 2019 00:42:50 +00002019-11-25T00:42:50ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 continued the impressive run of Rhea Ripley, but should fans be worried about the overlooked women's division?https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-results-kofi-kingston-is-primed-for-an-epic-heel-turn-after-the-new-days-loss/ WWE Survivor Series 2019 Results: Kofi Kingston Is Primed For An Epic Heel Turn After The New Day’s LossWWE Survivor Series 2019 continued to set the stage for a blockbuster heel turn for Kofi Kingston and The New Day.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc2f518a6087600061323b7Sun, 24 Nov 2019 23:52:07 +00002019-11-24T23:52:07ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 continued to set the stage for a blockbuster heel turn for Kofi Kingston and The New Day.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-seth-rollins-turning-heel-and-5-potentially-huge-surprises/ WWE Survivor Series 2019: Seth Rollins Turning Heel And 5 Potentially Huge SurprisesWWE Survivor Series 2019 could feature a Seth Rollins heel turn as one of many huge surprises at the PPV.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc01d5ee790b700072c02a0Sun, 24 Nov 2019 14:00:00 +00002019-11-24T14:00:00ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 could feature a Seth Rollins heel turn as one of many huge surprises at the PPV.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/24/wwe-survivor-series-2019-brock-lesnar-defeating-rey-mysterio-and-5-smart-booking-decisions/ WWE Survivor Series 2019: Brock Lesnar Defeating Rey Mysterio And 5 Smart Booking DecisionsWWE Survivor Series 2019 is a chance to do the right thing with Brock Lesnar, Rey Mysterio, Becky Lynch, Bray Wyatt, Seth Rollins and more. How should the PPV be booked?Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dbc2b616bf7ee0006ee1f4bSun, 24 Nov 2019 11:00:00 +00002019-11-24T11:00:00ZWWE Survivor Series 2019 is a chance to do the right thing with Brock Lesnar, Rey Mysterio, Becky Lynch, Bray Wyatt, Seth Rollins and more. How should the PPV be booked?https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/23/wwe-is-actively-pursuing-a-blockbuster-in-ring-return/ WWE Is Actively Pursuing A Blockbuster In-Ring ReturnWWE is using its legends and current stars to convince a blockbuster name to return to the ring.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dd53810db53e30006b3ef56Sat, 23 Nov 2019 13:45:27 +00002019-11-23T13:45:27ZWWE is using its legends and current stars to convince a blockbuster name to return to the ring.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/22/wwe-has-already-penciled-in-a-huge-wrestlemania-36-main-event/ WWE Has Already Penciled In A Huge WrestleMania 36 Main EventWWE is reportedly leaning toward booking a blockbuster match as the main event of WrestleMania 36.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dd69982058f960007f15ae6Fri, 22 Nov 2019 13:01:13 +00002019-11-22T13:01:13ZWWE is reportedly leaning toward booking a blockbuster match as the main event of WrestleMania 36.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/21/wwe-has-a-new-target-audience-and-these-stars-are-set-for-a-huge-push-because-of-it/ WWE Has A New Target Audience, And These Stars Are Set For A Huge Push Because Of ItWWE is focusing on winning over a new group of fans, and these stars will get a huge push because of it. Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d652f319dafc10009dcc411Thu, 21 Nov 2019 12:50:56 +00002019-11-21T12:50:56ZWWE is focusing on winning over a new group of fans, and these stars will get a huge push because of it. https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/20/is-there-a-place-for-john-cena-in-todays-wwe/ Is There A Place For John Cena In Today’s WWE?WWE is likely going to bring back John Cena soon, but where exactly does he fit in?Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d9a003b6df76c000603de7cWed, 20 Nov 2019 12:55:28 +00002019-11-20T12:55:28ZWWE is likely going to bring back John Cena soon, but where exactly does he fit in?https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/19/wwes-inability-to-create-new-stars-is-haunting-the-company/ WWE’s Inability To Create New Stars Is Haunting The CompanyWWE hasn't created a true mainstream star since John Cena, and it's now feeling the effects.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5db2f543437cf70006f77c1fTue, 19 Nov 2019 12:51:59 +00002019-11-19T12:51:59ZWWE hasn't created a true mainstream star since John Cena, and it's now feeling the effects.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/17/5-major-problems-wwe-must-fix-asap/ 5 Major Problems WWE Must Fix ASAPWWE needs to make a slew of major changes to its product before it's too late.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da86c374bbc2d000610617eSun, 17 Nov 2019 18:40:00 +00002019-11-17T18:40:00ZWWE needs to make a slew of major changes to its product before it's too late.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/16/wwe-is-now-willing-to-release-unhappy-superstars-but-theres-a-big-catch/ WWE Is Now Willing To Release Unhappy Superstars, But There’s A Big CatchWWE reportedly isn't afraid to release disgruntled superstars anymore, but a big catch comes along with its new policy.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dcc1cef04d0ac00069a932bSat, 16 Nov 2019 14:22:40 +00002019-11-16T14:22:40ZWWE reportedly isn't afraid to release disgruntled superstars anymore, but a big catch comes along with its new policy.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/15/yet-another-popular-act-could-be-on-its-way-out-of-wwe/ Yet Another Popular Act Could Be On Its Way Out Of WWEWWE still hasn't resigned one of the company's best tag teams, which could soon leave the company.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8a4b2d2da1400009ad7badFri, 15 Nov 2019 14:11:58 +00002019-11-15T14:11:58ZWWE still hasn't resigned one of the company's best tag teams, which could soon leave the company.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/14/wwe-has-huge-plans-for-two-rising-midcard-stars/ WWE Has Huge Plans For Two Rising Midcard StarsWWE reportedly has big things in store for two of Monday Night Raw's fastest rising stars.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5daefbfad634420007d3ffb2Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:48:28 +00002019-11-14T12:48:28ZWWE reportedly has big things in store for two of Monday Night Raw's fastest rising stars.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/13/wwe-could-be-building-toward-a-blockbuster-return-match-for-cm-punk/ WWE Could Be Building Toward A Blockbuster Return Match For CM PunkWWE has all the right ingredients for a massive return match for CM Punk, who made his shocking return on this week's WWE Backstage.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d95e9ed15073900068f4e5fWed, 13 Nov 2019 13:06:50 +00002019-11-13T13:06:50ZWWE has all the right ingredients for a massive return match for CM Punk, who made his shocking return on this week's WWE Backstage.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/12/yet-another-wwe-star-requests-his-release-as-a-potential-mass-exodus-looms/ Yet Another WWE Star Requests His Release As A Potential Mass Exodus LoomsWWE fans can add another name to the growing list of superstars who want to leave the company.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc9bb21e948a800075aba7aTue, 12 Nov 2019 12:49:25 +00002019-11-12T12:49:25ZWWE fans can add another name to the growing list of superstars who want to leave the company.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/10/5-big-babyface-turns-wwe-is-building-toward/ 5 Big Babyface Turns WWE Is Building TowardWWE may be planning a handful of huge babyface turns for some of its biggest villains.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da46de1dadb9f0006815fe7Sun, 10 Nov 2019 18:26:32 +00002019-11-10T18:26:32ZWWE may be planning a handful of huge babyface turns for some of its biggest villains.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/09/wwe-smackdown-isnt-the-new-a-show-after-all/ WWE SmackDown Isn’t The New A-Show After AllWWE intended to establish SmackDown as its new No. 1 show, but the blue brand still hasn't unseated Raw.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7f9d154df1a800082fed34Sat, 9 Nov 2019 14:38:26 +00002019-11-09T14:38:26ZWWE intended to establish SmackDown as its new No. 1 show, but the blue brand still hasn't unseated Raw.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/08/wwe-is-testing-the-waters-for-a-huge-babyface-turn/ WWE Is Testing The Waters For A Huge Babyface TurnWWE could be setting up a massive babyface turn for one of its biggest heels.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da45f44bbe3fc0006353500Fri, 8 Nov 2019 12:53:21 +00002019-11-08T12:53:21ZWWE could be setting up a massive babyface turn for one of its biggest heels.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/07/wwe-has-big-plans-for-two-rising-stars/ WWE Has Big Plans For Two Rising StarsWWE reportedly has huge things in store for two rising stars who are new to Monday Night Raw.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da75d23bd77610006334b81Thu, 7 Nov 2019 12:45:41 +00002019-11-07T12:45:41ZWWE reportedly has huge things in store for two rising stars who are new to Monday Night Raw.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/06/wwe-may-be-planning-a-blockbuster-heel-turn/ WWE May Be Planning A Blockbuster Heel TurnWWE may be planning a huge heel turn for arguably the top babyface in the company.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc0a655f5c1af0006df1e6bWed, 6 Nov 2019 13:13:28 +00002019-11-06T13:13:28ZWWE may be planning a huge heel turn for arguably the top babyface in the company.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/05/wwe-is-decreasing-superstar-paydays-for-its-saudi-arabian-shows-as-more-stars-want-out/ WWE Is Decreasing Superstar Paydays For Its Saudi Arabian Shows As More Stars ‘Want Out’WWE is decreasing its once massive paydays for its Saudi Arabia shows as superstar unrest reaches new heights.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dc02cd19567af00064eef5dTue, 5 Nov 2019 12:53:22 +00002019-11-05T12:53:22ZWWE is decreasing its once massive paydays for its Saudi Arabia shows as superstar unrest reaches new heights.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/03/5-now-or-never-stars-wwe-must-push-asap/ 5 ‘Now Or Never’ Stars WWE Must Push ASAPWWE must push these five stars ASAP, or else the company will risk ruining them for good.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8ced1e90744b00096e1187Sun, 3 Nov 2019 18:43:35 +00002019-11-03T18:43:35ZWWE must push these five stars ASAP, or else the company will risk ruining them for good.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/02/paul-heyman-has-flopped-as-head-of-wwe-raw-creative/ Paul Heyman Has Flopped As Head Of WWE Raw CreativeWWE Raw Executive Director Paul Heyman was supposed to save the red brand, but that definitely hasn't happened.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d93c710150739000635d814Sat, 2 Nov 2019 13:47:54 +00002019-11-02T13:47:54ZWWE Raw Executive Director Paul Heyman was supposed to save the red brand, but that definitely hasn't happened.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/11/01/wwe-fans-should-expect-to-see-more-of-brock-lesnar-moving-forward/ WWE Fans Should Expect To See More Of Brock Lesnar Moving ForwardWWE may be using Brock Lesnar more often than usual for the foreseeable future.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d89240d978ee00008969e64Fri, 1 Nov 2019 12:00:26 +00002019-11-01T12:00:26ZWWE may be using Brock Lesnar more often than usual for the foreseeable future.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/31/wwe-crown-jewel-2019-results-the-5-biggest-takeaways-from-an-underwhelming-ppv/ WWE Crown Jewel 2019 Results: The 5 Biggest Takeaways From An Underwhelming PPVWWE Crown Jewel 2019 taught us plenty about Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns and more.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da5fdd8cec0020006fc8ebfThu, 31 Oct 2019 20:55:24 +00002019-10-31T20:55:24ZWWE Crown Jewel 2019 taught us plenty about Bray Wyatt, Braun Strowman, Brock Lesnar, Roman Reigns and more.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/31/wwe-crown-jewel-2019-results-bray-wyatts-character-is-saved-with-his-huge-win-over-seth-rollins/ WWE Crown Jewel 2019 Results: Bray Wyatt’s Character Is Saved With His Huge Win Over Seth RollinsWWE Crown Jewel 2019 showed that the creative team finally figured out how to book Bray Wyatt, who defeated Seth Rollins to become WWE Champion.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da4d4aecec00200069664d5Thu, 31 Oct 2019 20:42:28 +00002019-10-31T20:42:28ZWWE Crown Jewel 2019 showed that the creative team finally figured out how to book Bray Wyatt, who defeated Seth Rollins to become WWE Champion.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/31/wwe-crown-jewel-2019-results-braun-strowman-is-ruined-once-again-after-his-loss-to-tyson-fury/ WWE Crown Jewel 2019 Results: Braun Strowman Is Ruined Once Again After His Loss To Tyson FuryWWE Crown Jewel 2019 may have ruined Braun Strowman beyond repair after his big loss to Tyson Fury.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d9e1158cbe9fe00065e1289Thu, 31 Oct 2019 18:46:00 +00002019-10-31T18:46:00ZWWE Crown Jewel 2019 may have ruined Braun Strowman beyond repair after his big loss to Tyson Fury.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/31/wwe-crown-jewel-2019-results-the-ocs-win-must-reignite-a-big-push-for-the-tag-team-division/ WWE Crown Jewel 2019 Results: The O.C.’s Win Must Reignite A Big Push For The Tag Team DivisionWWE Crown Jewel 2019 may have reignited a big push for tag team wrestling after The O.C. won the title of the "best tag team in the world."Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da607eabc5ff3000662b441Thu, 31 Oct 2019 18:02:24 +00002019-10-31T18:02:24ZWWE Crown Jewel 2019 may have reignited a big push for tag team wrestling after The O.C. won the title of the "best tag team in the world."https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/31/wwe-crown-jewel-2019-results-brock-lesnar-easily-defeats-cain-velasquez-but-their-feud-is-far-from-over/ WWE Crown Jewel 2019 Results: Brock Lesnar Easily Defeats Cain Velasquez, But Their Feud Is Far From OverWWE Crown Jewel 2019 demonstrated that the feud between Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez will continue for the foreseeable future.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d9e11810224b30006eb0a3dThu, 31 Oct 2019 17:23:46 +00002019-10-31T17:23:46ZWWE Crown Jewel 2019 demonstrated that the feud between Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez will continue for the foreseeable future.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/31/wwe-crown-jewel-2019-cain-velasquez-defeating-brock-lesnar-and-5-potentially-huge-surprises/ WWE Crown Jewel 2019: Cain Velasquez Defeating Brock Lesnar And 5 Potentially Huge SurprisesWWE Crown Jewel 2019 could feature Cain Velasquez defeating Brock Lesnar as one of many huge surprises on the pay-per-view.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d9e1218e041370006c23586Thu, 31 Oct 2019 08:00:00 +00002019-10-31T08:00:00ZWWE Crown Jewel 2019 could feature Cain Velasquez defeating Brock Lesnar as one of many huge surprises on the pay-per-view.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/31/wwe-crown-jewel-2019-bray-wyatt-dismantling-seth-rollins-and-5-smart-booking-decisions/ WWE Crown Jewel 2019: Bray Wyatt Destroying Seth Rollins And 5 Smart Booking DecisionsWWE Crown Jewel 2019 is a chance to do the right thing with Brock Lesnar, Cain Velasquez, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Bray Wyatt, Tyson Fury and more. How should the PPV be booked?Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8ba0a3bac8d20009150236Thu, 31 Oct 2019 06:00:00 +00002019-10-31T06:00:00ZWWE Crown Jewel 2019 is a chance to do the right thing with Brock Lesnar, Cain Velasquez, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, Bray Wyatt, Tyson Fury and more. How should the PPV be booked?https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/30/possible-wwe-title-plans-could-result-in-huge-fan-backlash/ Possible WWE Title Plans Could Result In Huge Fan BacklashWWE may have some shocking plans for the WWE Championship, which could result in massive amounts of fan backlash.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d99f80d2c1ad900066199f7Wed, 30 Oct 2019 12:05:09 +00002019-10-30T12:05:09ZWWE may have some shocking plans for the WWE Championship, which could result in massive amounts of fan backlash.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/29/several-wwe-nxt-stars-are-seeking-their-release-due-to-low-pay-and-broken-promises/ Several WWE NXT Stars Are Seeking Their Release Because Of Low Pay And ‘Broken Promises’WWE reportedly has a slew of NXT stars who seeking their release because of "broken promises" and low pay.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5db6d65233dc64000648f09dTue, 29 Oct 2019 12:04:28 +00002019-10-29T12:04:28ZWWE reportedly has a slew of NXT stars who seeking their release because of "broken promises" and low pay.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/27/5-major-wwe-stars-who-are-lost-in-the-shuffle/ 5 Major WWE Stars Who Are Lost In The ShuffleWWE has completely overlooked a number of the company's biggest stars in 2019.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8cb9c1901952000a90a62dSun, 27 Oct 2019 17:33:16 +00002019-10-27T17:33:16ZWWE has completely overlooked a number of the company's biggest stars in 2019.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/26/several-wwe-stars-are-looking-to-leave-for-aew/ ‘Several’ WWE Stars Are Looking To Leave For AEWWWE reportedly has a boatload of stars who are eagerly looking to leave for AEW when their contracts expire.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5db1d20071f80c000762a070Sat, 26 Oct 2019 13:54:07 +00002019-10-26T13:54:07ZWWE reportedly has a boatload of stars who are eagerly looking to leave for AEW when their contracts expire.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/25/vince-mcmahon-has-opened-the-door-for-a-blockbuster-wwe-return/ Vince McMahon Has Opened The Door For A Blockbuster WWE ReturnWWE boss Vince McMahon is reportedly willing to let bygones be bygones to bring back a controversial star.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5db0504938f2a70006211e4eFri, 25 Oct 2019 11:52:10 +00002019-10-25T11:52:10ZWWE boss Vince McMahon is reportedly willing to let bygones be bygones to bring back a controversial star.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/24/wwe-is-reigniting-a-massive-push-for-one-of-its-most-popular-stars/ WWE Is Reigniting A Massive Push For One Of Its Most Popular StarsWWE is beginning a massive push for a major star who recently got lost in the shuffle.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d3da9f5fa921700089907beThu, 24 Oct 2019 11:52:42 +00002019-10-24T11:52:42ZWWE is beginning a massive push for a major star who recently got lost in the shuffle.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/23/wwe-superstars-arent-excited-about-tyson-fury-and-cain-velasquez/ WWE Superstars Aren’t Excited About Tyson Fury And Cain VelasquezWWE superstars reportedly aren't thrilled with the idea of Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez beating the company's own stars.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d9b9a56b6b4d600063eeb0dWed, 23 Oct 2019 12:20:29 +00002019-10-23T12:20:29ZWWE superstars reportedly aren't thrilled with the idea of Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez beating the company's own stars.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/22/wwe-morale-is-plummeting-once-again-and-there-is-no-end-in-sight/ WWE Morale Is Plummeting Once Again, And There Is No End In SightWWE backstage morale is plummeting once again, and it may only get worse moving forward.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5dad99946b61520006f5f0e7Tue, 22 Oct 2019 12:16:54 +00002019-10-22T12:16:54ZWWE backstage morale is plummeting once again, and it may only get worse moving forward.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/20/5-wwe-stars-who-are-set-for-a-massive-push/ 5 WWE Stars Who Are Set For A Massive PushWWE could be igniting huge pushes for these five stars following the 2019 draft.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d84b14b978ee00008c1b5cfSun, 20 Oct 2019 17:23:41 +00002019-10-20T17:23:41ZWWE could be igniting huge pushes for these five stars following the 2019 draft.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/19/a-wwe-return-for-cm-punk-is-inevitable-if-the-price-is-right/ A WWE Return For CM Punk Is Inevitable, If The Price Is RightCM Punk's latest comments about WWE all but ensure a return to the company, if it's willing to pay.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da9aa8014c1ad0006eb4ee6Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:56:41 +00002019-10-19T13:56:41ZCM Punk's latest comments about WWE all but ensure a return to the company, if it's willing to pay.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/18/wwe-has-no-plans-to-turn-seth-rollins-heel-and-thats-a-big-mistake/ WWE Has ‘No Plans’ To Turn Seth Rollins Heel, And That’s A Big MistakeWWE reportedly has "no plans" to turn Seth Rollins heel, but if the creative team was wise, it would listen to its audience.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5da7357d091f1c00067e2033Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:04:53 +00002019-10-18T12:04:53ZWWE reportedly has "no plans" to turn Seth Rollins heel, but if the creative team was wise, it would listen to its audience.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/17/wwe-likely-wont-be-granting-any-more-superstar-releases/ WWE Likely Won’t Be Granting Any More Superstar ReleasesWWE's heated competition with All Elite Wrestling will likely prevent the company from releasing any stars from their contracts.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d643053bcfc7800082bd9fdThu, 17 Oct 2019 11:49:04 +00002019-10-17T11:49:04ZWWE's heated competition with All Elite Wrestling will likely prevent the company from releasing any stars from their contracts.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/16/has-wwe-given-up-on-one-of-its-most-popular-stars/ Has WWE Given Up On One Of Its Most Popular Stars?WWE seems to be throwing in the towel on one of its most popular stars in recent memory after sending him back to NXT.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8907b687e2690009ffc27eWed, 16 Oct 2019 12:18:34 +00002019-10-16T12:18:34ZWWE seems to be throwing in the towel on one of its most popular stars in recent memory after sending him back to NXT.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/15/wwe-may-be-planning-a-huge-babyface-turn/ WWE May Be Planning A Huge Babyface TurnWWE reportedly realizes that one of its top heels will eventually have to turn babyface.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d87e4e49ea75f0009f26d12Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:45:42 +00002019-10-15T11:45:42ZWWE reportedly realizes that one of its top heels will eventually have to turn babyface.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/13/6-major-wwe-stars-who-could-soon-leave-for-aew/ 6 Major WWE Stars Who Could Soon Leave For AEWWWE could soon lose a number of top stars to its new No. 1 competitor AEW.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8510ffe684a50008198552Sun, 13 Oct 2019 17:22:38 +00002019-10-13T17:22:38ZWWE could soon lose a number of top stars to its new No. 1 competitor AEW.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/12/wwe-may-send-more-top-main-roster-stars-back-to-nxt/ WWE May Send More Top Main Roster Stars Back To NXTWWE reportedly has a long list of Raw and SmackDown stars who could be headed back to NXT.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d9e07130224b30006e018ecSat, 12 Oct 2019 11:35:32 +00002019-10-12T11:35:32ZWWE reportedly has a long list of Raw and SmackDown stars who could be headed back to NXT.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/11/wwe-draft-2019-the-most-likely-top-5-picks-for-smackdown/ WWE Draft 2019: The Most Likely Top 5 Picks For SmackDownWWE will likely make these five stars the top draft picks for SmackDown in the 2019 draft.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7f7666aa45ec0009882da4Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:01:24 +00002019-10-11T12:01:24ZWWE will likely make these five stars the top draft picks for SmackDown in the 2019 draft.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/10/wwe-draft-2019-the-most-likely-top-5-picks-for-raw/ WWE Draft 2019: The Most Likely Top 5 Picks For RawWWE seems destined to make these five stars the top picks for Raw in the 2019 draft.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7f77e3aa45ec0009888c65Thu, 10 Oct 2019 11:53:16 +00002019-10-10T11:53:16ZWWE seems destined to make these five stars the top picks for Raw in the 2019 draft.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/09/wwe-may-have-spoiled-some-huge-changes-in-the-2019-draft/ WWE May Have Spoiled Some Huge Changes In The 2019 DraftWWE might be making a slew of blockbuster changes to Raw and SmackDown in this week's draft.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d83b81078558a0008fb75c9Wed, 9 Oct 2019 11:45:44 +00002019-10-09T11:45:44ZWWE might be making a slew of blockbuster changes to Raw and SmackDown in this week's draft.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/08/vince-mcmahon-reportedly-thinks-some-wwe-stars-are-too-pro-wrestling/ Vince McMahon Reportedly Thinks Some WWE Stars Are ‘Too Pro Wrestling’WWE boss Vince McMahon had a very interesting response to the backlash to the Hell in a Cell main event between Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d9b3159820ed30006abe63fTue, 8 Oct 2019 11:44:30 +00002019-10-08T11:44:30ZWWE boss Vince McMahon had a very interesting response to the backlash to the Hell in a Cell main event between Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/06/wwe-hell-in-a-cell-2019-results-the-5-biggest-takeaways-from-a-disappointing-ppv/ WWE Hell In A Cell 2019 Results: The 5 Biggest Takeaways From A Disappointing PPVWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 started off strong with Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks, but fans are in an uproar over the disastrous finish to Seth Rollins vs. Bray Wyatt. What else did we learn from the pay-per-view?Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7fa46aca577f0009d78924Mon, 7 Oct 2019 02:54:47 +00002019-10-07T02:54:47ZWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 started off strong with Becky Lynch vs. Sasha Banks, but fans are in an uproar over the disastrous finish to Seth Rollins vs. Bray Wyatt. What else did we learn from the pay-per-view?https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/06/wwe-hell-in-a-cell-2019-results-bray-wyatts-dq-win-over-seth-rollins-is-a-colossal-fail/ WWE Hell In A Cell 2019 Results: Bray Wyatt’s DQ Win Over Seth Rollins Is A Colossal FailWWE got cold feet at Hell in a Cell 2019, where Bray Wyatt failed to beat Seth Rollins for the Universal title and WWE failed its fans.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7fa3944df1a8000836cf54Mon, 7 Oct 2019 02:30:00 +00002019-10-07T02:30:00ZWWE got cold feet at Hell in a Cell 2019, where Bray Wyatt failed to beat Seth Rollins for the Universal title and WWE failed its fans.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/06/wwe-hell-in-a-cell-2019-results-daniel-bryan-officially-turns-babyface-thanks-to-roman-reigns/ WWE Hell In A Cell 2019 Results: Daniel Bryan Officially Turns Babyface Thanks To Roman ReignsWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 re-solidified Daniel Bryan as a top babyface thanks to a little help from Roman Reigns.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8373f58386c7000ad8a935Mon, 7 Oct 2019 00:05:24 +00002019-10-07T00:05:24ZWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 re-solidified Daniel Bryan as a top babyface thanks to a little help from Roman Reigns.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/06/wwe-hell-in-a-cell-2019-results-becky-lynch-beats-sasha-banks-but-still-may-be-smackdown-bound/ WWE Hell In A Cell 2019 Results: Becky Lynch Beats Sasha Banks But Still May Be SmackDown BoundWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 featured a memorable win for Becky Lynch, whose victory over Sasha Banks won't prevent her from moving to SmackDown.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7fa3f0aa45ec0009955dccSun, 6 Oct 2019 23:41:06 +00002019-10-06T23:41:06ZWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 featured a memorable win for Becky Lynch, whose victory over Sasha Banks won't prevent her from moving to SmackDown.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/06/wwe-hell-in-a-cell-2019-the-return-of-ronda-rousey-and-5-potentially-huge-surprises/ WWE Hell In A Cell 2019: The Return Of Ronda Rousey And 5 Potentially Huge SurprisesWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 could feature the return of Ronda Rousey as one of many huge surprises on the pay-per-view.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7fa4a0a6d7130009e7fa2eSun, 6 Oct 2019 14:00:00 +00002019-10-06T14:00:00ZWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 could feature the return of Ronda Rousey as one of many huge surprises on the pay-per-view.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/06/wwe-hell-in-a-cell-2019-bray-wyatt-destroying-seth-rollins-and-5-smart-booking-decisions/ WWE Hell In A Cell 2019: Bray Wyatt Destroying Seth Rollins And 5 Smart Booking DecisionsWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 is a chance to do the right thing with Bray Wyatt, Seth Rollins, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks, Roman Reigns and more. How should the PPV be booked?Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7fa5b6ecb80a0008f9bdc4Sun, 6 Oct 2019 11:00:00 +00002019-10-06T11:00:00ZWWE Hell in a Cell 2019 is a chance to do the right thing with Bray Wyatt, Seth Rollins, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks, Roman Reigns and more. How should the PPV be booked?https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/05/wwe-is-breaking-the-bank-to-re-sign-its-top-stars/ WWE Is Breaking The Bank To Re-Sign Its Top StarsWWE salary numbers show the company is going all out to retain its top stars.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d96288f035ca20006d19f12Sat, 5 Oct 2019 15:31:23 +00002019-10-05T15:31:23ZWWE salary numbers show the company is going all out to retain its top stars.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/05/wwe-smackdown-results-brock-lesnar-destroys-kofi-kingston-cements-himself-as-the-face-of-the-blue-brand/ WWE SmackDown Results: Brock Lesnar Destroys Kofi Kingston, Cements Himself As The Face Of The Blue BrandBrock Lesnar destroyed Kofi Kingston on the debut episode of SmackDown on FOX and reignited a long-running rivalry with UFC's Cain Velasquez, solidifying himself as the face of the blue brand.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8b5f34bac8d20009d5074dSat, 5 Oct 2019 11:22:03 +00002019-10-05T11:22:03ZBrock Lesnar destroyed Kofi Kingston on the debut episode of SmackDown on FOX and reignited a long-running rivalry with UFC's Cain Velasquez, solidifying himself as the face of the blue brand.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/04/will-wwe-soon-be-taken-over-by-ufc-stars/ Will WWE Soon Be Taken Over By UFC Stars?WWE may, ironically enough, be forced to rely on UFC to grow its shrinking fan base.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7a3f6bcd9b18000847435eFri, 4 Oct 2019 11:47:17 +00002019-10-04T11:47:17ZWWE may, ironically enough, be forced to rely on UFC to grow its shrinking fan base.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/03/wwe-is-moving-on-from-roman-reigns-as-its-top-star/ WWE Is Moving On From Roman Reigns As Its Top StarWWE clearly isn't relying on Roman Reigns as much as it used to, but what that means isn't as clear.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d3b1d140750f40009ad069bThu, 3 Oct 2019 11:57:03 +00002019-10-03T11:57:03ZWWE clearly isn't relying on Roman Reigns as much as it used to, but what that means isn't as clear.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/02/wwe-is-set-to-get-a-huge-ratings-boost/ WWE Is Set To Get A Huge Ratings BoostWWE TV ratings are expected to get a huge boost due to a change in how they're calculated.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7a795141b57a0009cd0a8fWed, 2 Oct 2019 11:42:27 +00002019-10-02T11:42:27ZWWE TV ratings are expected to get a huge boost due to a change in how they're calculated.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/10/01/is-wwe-set-to-mimic-aews-booking-style/ Is WWE Set To Mimic AEW’s Booking Style?WWE appears to be taking a few pages out of the AEW playbook, and that likely isn't a coincidence.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d710cdacf637d0009b88d0aTue, 1 Oct 2019 11:10:39 +00002019-10-01T11:10:39ZWWE appears to be taking a few pages out of the AEW playbook, and that likely isn't a coincidence.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/29/5-huge-changes-wwe-must-make-asap/ 5 Huge Changes WWE Must Make ASAPWWE is about to enter a new era with huge TV deals for Raw, SmackDown and NXT, and the company must make these big changes to be successful. Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d62a121bcfc780008631798Sun, 29 Sep 2019 17:20:40 +00002019-09-29T17:20:40ZWWE is about to enter a new era with huge TV deals for Raw, SmackDown and NXT, and the company must make these big changes to be successful. https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/28/wwe-may-be-planning-a-massive-match-for-the-undertaker/ WWE May Be Planning A Massive Match For The UndertakerWWE may be setting the stage for a massive return match for The Undertaker.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5bef33b6c8960009ad0598Sat, 28 Sep 2019 13:18:18 +00002019-09-28T13:18:18ZWWE may be setting the stage for a massive return match for The Undertaker.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/27/does-wwe-have-too-much-talent-under-contract/ Does WWE Have Too Much Talent Under Contract?WWE has more talent than it knows what to do with, and that isn't a good thing.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d516e97af799a00095b3509Fri, 27 Sep 2019 11:43:28 +00002019-09-27T11:43:28ZWWE has more talent than it knows what to do with, and that isn't a good thing.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/26/has-wwe-found-its-heir-apparent-to-roman-reigns/ Has WWE Found Its Heir Apparent To Roman Reigns?WWE is constantly looking to establish its next Roman Reigns, so who might that be?Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d6523ecb580e000081f0b15Thu, 26 Sep 2019 11:51:30 +00002019-09-26T11:51:30ZWWE is constantly looking to establish its next Roman Reigns, so who might that be?https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/25/wwe-raw-and-smackdown-are-at-odds-over-the-companys-hottest-star/ WWE Raw And SmackDown Are At Odds Over The Company’s Hottest StarWWE Raw and SmackDown both want the company's hottest star, but it isn't clear where he'll end up in the 2019 draft.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d8b4c9d978ee00008e6d5eaWed, 25 Sep 2019 12:35:46 +00002019-09-25T12:35:46ZWWE Raw and SmackDown both want the company's hottest star, but it isn't clear where he'll end up in the 2019 draft.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/24/wwe-reportedly-has-mixed-feelings-on-a-popular-young-star/ WWE Reportedly Has Mixed Feelings On A Popular Young StarWWE officials reportedly have conflicting feelings on how to use one of the fastest rising stars on Monday Night Raw.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7a7d3d1fa9800008593c44Tue, 24 Sep 2019 11:55:45 +00002019-09-24T11:55:45ZWWE officials reportedly have conflicting feelings on how to use one of the fastest rising stars on Monday Night Raw.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/22/5-wwe-stars-who-must-move-to-nxt/ 5 WWE Stars Who Must Move To NXTWWE must send these five Raw and SmackDown stars to NXT following NXT's move to USA Network.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5ff2c3f0f4e50008830c8cSun, 22 Sep 2019 17:20:32 +00002019-09-22T17:20:32ZWWE must send these five Raw and SmackDown stars to NXT following NXT's move to USA Network.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/21/vince-mcmahon-is-reportedly-a-huge-fan-of-a-rising-wwe-star/ Vince McMahon Is Reportedly A Huge Fan Of A Rising WWE StarVince McMahon is apparently behind the surprising push of a once forgotten WWE star.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d851040c2992d00099f92dbSat, 21 Sep 2019 12:56:16 +00002019-09-21T12:56:16ZVince McMahon is apparently behind the surprising push of a once forgotten WWE star.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/20/wwe-is-planning-some-huge-changes-in-the-upcoming-draft/ WWE Is Planning Some Huge Changes In The Upcoming DraftWWE advertisements suggest a number of top names will be switching brands in the upcoming draft.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d67cfde592b4000095ada83Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:45:31 +00002019-09-20T11:45:31ZWWE advertisements suggest a number of top names will be switching brands in the upcoming draft.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/19/wwe-nxt-stars-are-reportedly-dreading-a-possible-main-roster-call-up/ WWE NXT Stars Are Reportedly Dreading A Possible Main Roster Call-UpWWE NXT stars reportedly have no interest in moving to Raw or SmackDown.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d63f3beb580e00008cf0bd8Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:43:50 +00002019-09-19T11:43:50ZWWE NXT stars reportedly have no interest in moving to Raw or SmackDown.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/18/wwe-is-setting-up-yet-another-brock-lesnar-title-run/ WWE Is Setting Up Yet Another Brock Lesnar Title RunWWE has set the stage for another Brock Lesnar world title reign to begin on SmackDown's debut on FOX.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d7f978509a58800095885a4Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:45:20 +00002019-09-18T11:45:20ZWWE has set the stage for another Brock Lesnar world title reign to begin on SmackDown's debut on FOX.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/17/is-wwe-pushing-bray-wyatt-too-much-too-soon/ Is WWE Pushing Bray Wyatt Too Much, Too Soon?WWE is already elevating "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt to the Universal title picture, and that could come back to haunt the company.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d668033cebc2f000861f635Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:40:49 +00002019-09-17T11:40:49ZWWE is already elevating "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt to the Universal title picture, and that could come back to haunt the company.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/15/wwe-clash-of-champions-2019-results-bray-wyatt-will-face-seth-rollins-and-5-things-we-learned/ WWE Clash Of Champions 2019 Results: Bray Wyatt Will Face Seth Rollins And 5 Things We LearnedWWE Clash of Champions 2019 taught us plenty about the future of WWE, like that Seth Rollins will be feuding with Bray Wyatt's "The Fiend."Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5afcf0b6c8960009b58a4bMon, 16 Sep 2019 02:58:47 +00002019-09-16T02:58:47ZWWE Clash of Champions 2019 taught us plenty about the future of WWE, like that Seth Rollins will be feuding with Bray Wyatt's "The Fiend."https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/15/wwe-clash-of-champions-2019-results-seth-rollins-win-is-another-missed-opportunity-for-braun-strowman/ WWE Clash Of Champions 2019 Results: Seth Rollins’ Win Is Another Missed Opportunity For Braun StrowmanWWE Clash of Champions 2019 marked yet another big loss for Braun Strowman, who is doomed after once again failing to become Universal Champion.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5afd9eb6c8960009b65613Mon, 16 Sep 2019 02:31:13 +00002019-09-16T02:31:13ZWWE Clash of Champions 2019 marked yet another big loss for Braun Strowman, who is doomed after once again failing to become Universal Champion.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/15/wwe-clash-of-champions-2019-results-roman-reigns-and-daniel-bryan-must-unite-to-battle-erick-rowan-and-luke-harper/ WWE Clash Of Champions 2019 Results: Roman Reigns And Daniel Bryan Must Unite To Battle Erick Rowan And Luke HarperWWE Clash Of Champions 2019 may have set the stage for Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan to join forces to take on Erick Rowan and the returning Luke Harper.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5aff78caa0040009000203Mon, 16 Sep 2019 02:15:40 +00002019-09-16T02:15:40ZWWE Clash Of Champions 2019 may have set the stage for Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan to join forces to take on Erick Rowan and the returning Luke Harper.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/15/wwe-clash-of-champions-2019-results-kofi-kingston-defeats-randy-orton-to-continue-his-cinderella-reign/ WWE Clash Of Champions 2019 Results: Kofi Kingston Defeats Randy Orton To Continue His Cinderella ReignWWE Clash of Champions 2019 marked the surprising continuation of Kofi Kingston's impressive WWE title reign, and there's no telling when it might end.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5aff26b6c8960009b83018Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:47:28 +00002019-09-16T01:47:28ZWWE Clash of Champions 2019 marked the surprising continuation of Kofi Kingston's impressive WWE title reign, and there's no telling when it might end.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/15/wwe-clash-of-champions-2019-results-sasha-banks-will-replace-becky-lynch-atop-the-womens-division/ WWE Clash Of Champions 2019 Results: Sasha Banks Will Replace Becky Lynch Atop The Women’s DivisionWWE Clash of Champions 2019 helped Sasha Banks take one big step toward replacing Becky Lynch as the new top star in the women's division.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5afefccaa0040009ff7daeMon, 16 Sep 2019 01:07:12 +00002019-09-16T01:07:12ZWWE Clash of Champions 2019 helped Sasha Banks take one big step toward replacing Becky Lynch as the new top star in the women's division.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/15/wwe-clash-of-champions-2019-brock-lesnar-returning-and-5-potentially-huge-surprises/ WWE Clash Of Champions 2019: Brock Lesnar Returning And 5 Potentially Huge SurprisesWWE Clash of Champions 2019 could feature the return of Brock Lesnar as one of many huge surprises at the pay-per-view.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5809aa2847b4000989fd7cSun, 15 Sep 2019 14:00:00 +00002019-09-15T14:00:00ZWWE Clash of Champions 2019 could feature the return of Brock Lesnar as one of many huge surprises at the pay-per-view.https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/15/wwe-clash-of-champions-2019-seth-rollins-defeating-braun-strowman-and-5-smart-booking-decisions/ WWE Clash Of Champions 2019: Seth Rollins Defeating Braun Strowman And 5 Smart Booking DecisionsWWE Clash of Champions is a chance to do the right thing with Sasha Banks, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman, Becky Lynch and more. How should the PPV be booked?Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d57ff82e0fcaf00089a73a5Sun, 15 Sep 2019 11:00:00 +00002019-09-15T11:00:00ZWWE Clash of Champions is a chance to do the right thing with Sasha Banks, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Braun Strowman, Becky Lynch and more. How should the PPV be booked?https://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/2019/09/14/wwe-is-set-to-make-a-dramatic-improvement-to-raw-and-smackdown/ WWE Is Set To Make A Dramatic Improvement To Raw And SmackDownWWE will soon make a major change that will have huge ramifications for Raw, SmackDown and NXT.Blake Oestriecher, ContributorBlake Oestriecher, Contributorhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/blakeoestriecher/5d5fdfe9247f3b0008d7447cSat, 14 Sep 2019 13:05:33 +00002019-09-14T13:05:33ZWWE will soon make a major change that will have huge ramifications for Raw, SmackDown and NXT.