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WWE Royal Rumble 2023

Alexa Bliss says The Masked Singer is ‘one of the hardest things I’ve ever done’

Bliss explains why she agreed to do the show, and what surprised her the most about it.

Rumor Roundup: Demon Balor, Cena ‘Mania change, AEW video game, more!

The latest rumors, including talk of Finn bringing back an old gimmick for WrestleMania 39, how John Cena’s plans for that show changed, signs the release of AEW Fight Forever might finally be upon us, and more!

Jake Paul says more work with WWE ‘could be on the horizon’

Logan and Jake Paul are going to win the WWE tag team titles, aren’t they?

It’s happening again to Alexa Bliss

It’s déjà vu all over again.

Rumor Roundup: Mercedes Moné deal, WWE sale, AEW video game, The Bunny, more!

The latest rumors, including Mercedes Moné pay in NJPW, WWE filming movie parodies, AEW video game release date, Vince McMahon hurting WWE sale negotiations, The Bunny injury, and more!

Ric Flair & Becky Lynch ‘squashed’ their beef, says Seth Rollins

Rollins’ issues with Logan Paul are very much alive, however.

Rumor Roundup: Alexa Bliss time off, WWE title situation, Indi Hartwell, more!

The latest rumors, including what’s going on with Alexa Bliss, talk surrounding what WWE will do with its top titles, Indi Hartwell getting something of a tryout, and more!

Piper Niven says she went ‘for real, crazy’ during WWE absence

During our exclusive interview with the former Doudrop, we talked about her time off from WWE, including why she was out and how much of a struggle that was for her.

Rumor Roundup: Naomi/WWE, AEW business, Mtn Dew Pitch Black match, more!

The latest rumors, including a sign Trinity Fatu is done with WWE, notes on AEW’s streaming plans, video game schedule & house shows, how much Mountain Dew paid to be a part of Royal Rumble, and more!

Cody Rhodes: WWE’s current ‘Mania options are even better than The Rock

The 2023 Royal Rumble fields another question about his storyline with Roman Reigns, The Bloodline/Sami Zayn angle, and the Dwayne Johnson who got away.

Gunther thinks Brock Lesnar may be his ‘end boss’

The WWE Intercontinental champion has played the ‘Final Boss’ role for a number of other wrestlers throughout his career. Reflecting on their Royal Rumble moment, he wonders if the Beast Incarnate might not play that role for him someday.

Sonya Deville’s Royal Rumble scar now has company

She was busted open again on the house show circuit yesterday, and now has seven new stitches right next to the still-healing cut from the weekend before!

Rumor Roundup: Charlotte Flair, Dragon Lee debut, NXT wrestlers working indies, more!

The latest rumors, including speculation on Charlotte Flair’s future, what’s up with Dragon Lee, NXT wrestlers possibly working indies, and more!

Wrestling’s best storyline made rating Royal Rumble tricky

See what we mean as you check out the Cageside Community’s Star Ratings for the show, and how they compared to a couple others - including the guy who made the whole ‘Star Rating’ thing famous.

Rumor Roundup: WWE sale, Sami Zayn plan, Keith Lee, Pacquiao, more!

The latest rumors, including the plan for Sami Zayn and Roman Reigns, WWE sale held up by Vince McMahon’s status. Keith Lee’s absence, Doudrop name change, Kota Ibushi vs. Manny Pacquiao, ROH TV, and more!

Early odds favor Rhodes, Ripley at WrestleMania 39

Not all that surprising but the two Royal Rumble winners are early favorites to win titles at WrestleMania.

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The Bloodline, Shakespeare's Macbeth & Wrestling's Best Storyline

Before the next chapter in the story of Roman Reigns, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, The Usos, Solo Sikoa & Paul Heyman begins on SmackDown, this Cagesider is doing a deep literary dive on what happened through Royal Rumble.

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Critique what you love: A Wyatt fan looks at his return

Royal Rumble's Mountain Dew Pitch Black match has this Bray Wyatt supporter grappling with what we've gotten from his latest incarnation.

Quintessential WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes should be the next World Champ

That, and more thoughts from on the ground at Royal Rumble as we head down the Road to WrestleMania 39.

Rumor Roundup: Sami Zayn status, new WrestleMania match, Vince, more!

The latest rumors, including Sami Zayn’s spot on the card in WWE, a new WrestleMania title match, Vince’s absence, AEW streaming service, and more!

WWE sets financial record while addressing the Vince-sized elephant in the room

WWE generated over one billion dollars of revenue in 2022.

It sounds like there will be a Cinnamon Toast Crunch match at WrestleMania

That Mountain Dew Pitch Black match was just the beginning, folks.

Rumor Roundup: Lesnar Rumble heat, Cena ‘Mania schedule, Ibushi/AEW, more!

The latest rumors, including backstage reaction to Brock’s unplanned Royal Rumble ‘freak out’, Hollywood might keep John Cena away for the build to WrestleMania 39, Tony Khan’s thoughts on a new free agent, and more!

Cody weighs in on The Bloodline angle, and how he’s connected to it

His answer about what went on with Roman Reigns, Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens at Royal Rumble is mostly kayfabe, but it could also be part of a storyline explanation for sticking with Rhodes vs. Reigns as the main event of WrestleMania 39.

Here are the most interesting numbers from the women’s Royal Rumble

Here is a full breakdown of the timing for the 2023 women’s Royal Rumble match. This includes survival times, waiting period lengths, how crowded the ring was, and more!

Sami Zayn is officially moving on from The Bloodline

A clean break is probably best for all of us after the traumatic ending of Royal Rumble.

Cody Rhodes didn’t realize his neck tattoo would be so big

The 2023 Royal Rumble winner covered a lot of familiar ground during his appearance on Logan Paul’s podcast, but it was the way he subtly threw his tattoo artist under the bus that caught our attention. That, and his reaction to a Lana Rhoades namedrop.

Rumor Roundup: Stone Cold at WrestleMania 39, Lesnar vs. GUNTHER, Nia Jax, more!

The latest rumors, including whether or not Stone Cold will work WrestleMania 39, the possibility of Lesnar vs. GUNTHER, and more!

Here are the most interesting numbers from the men’s Royal Rumble

Here is a full breakdown of the timing for the 2023 men’s Royal Rumble match. This includes survival times, waiting period lengths, how crowded the ring was, and more!

Rumor Roundup: Zayn vs. Reigns, Chamber plans, Rumble praise, more!

The latest rumors, including when Sami/Roman is going down, who else will be on the card in Montreal, what in particular got people backstage at WWE excited during Royal Rumble, and more!

The 90-second Royal Rumble rule never stood a chance thanks to Bayley

It’s time to follow the buzzers.

Pat McAfee even worked Michael Cole about his Royal Rumble return

They revealed as much on McAfee’s YouTube show today, where he also talked about his original plans to wrestle on Saturday night, and why those changed.


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