Welcome Back, Big Guy: The Raging Return of Ryback

Written under duress by Critical Bill (@williamrenken83) For many years in sports, film, and wrestling, the big three of my entertainment sphere, I had a paradigm that existed that as a kid I couldn't explain or understand. For the sake of current events, I'll use Peyton Manning as an example before we get into the … Continue reading Welcome Back, Big Guy: The Raging Return of Ryback


4CReview: WWE Battleground 2014

Date: July 20, 2014 Venue: Tampa Bay Times Forum (Tampa, FL) Commentators: Michael Cole, JBL, & Jerry Lawler WWE presents its second-annual Battleground PPV live from Tampa. FL last night. Was it better than last year's show?  Read on for recaps, results, reviews, and other words that begin with r from both the PPV itself and the Kickoff special! Kickoff Results Adam … Continue reading 4CReview: WWE Battleground 2014

4CReview: WWE Money in the Bank (6/29/14)

Venue: TD Garden (Boston, MA) Commentators: Michael Cole, Jerry "The King" Lawler, and John "Bradshaw" Layfield Hello 4CR faithful, my name is Jonathan Sullivan and I'm going to be your guide for the next three hours through the havoc and chaos that is Money in the Bank 2014. For those of you unfamiliar with my work (all of you) … Continue reading 4CReview: WWE Money in the Bank (6/29/14)

4CReview: WWE Superstars (4/10/14)

by Billy Carpenter (@4CR_Billy)     Dolph Ziggler vs Ryback (w/ Curtis Axel) Ryback attacks early so Dolph heads out to rethink his strategy. Ryback tries to start up his own chant! Back in, Ziggler uses his speed to avoid some clothesline before hitting a dropkick. 'Back catches him though and press slams into the … Continue reading 4CReview: WWE Superstars (4/10/14)

140 Characters of Kayfabe

by Martin Dixon Disclaimer: the following is my own opinion only and may not reflect the views of anyone involved in 4crwrestling.com. Man, Ryback, eh? Taking to twitter, shooting on fans, bloggers, news sites, the Internet wrestling, community in general, making inappropriate comments and generally making an ass of himself, no wonder his handlers at WWE … Continue reading 140 Characters of Kayfabe

Ryback’s Twitter Escapades (1/11/14)

posted by Billy Carpenter For those that might have missed it and have asked what exactly the deal was, 4CR has gathered the screen caps from Ryback's Twitter tirade on 1/11. Interesting to note that after he made the following tweets, he once again deleted all of his tweets for the second time in about … Continue reading Ryback’s Twitter Escapades (1/11/14)

Appraisal Rules! Read Me More!

Yes Ryback. And you can check your "mutant love child of Goldberg & Rob Van Dam" jokes at the door right now, Ryback is a most interesting case study right now. At first Ryback & his career path were a huge throwback to not only the Goldberg streak but to an even earlier time in … Continue reading Appraisal Rules! Read Me More!

The 5th Element: 3/18-3/23

This week's edition of The 5th Element is a little late and that's my apologies. At least you were willing to wait and I appreciate that. This past week I attended SmackDown in Cincinnati (The Corporate City) and it was a blast. I talked to Orton and engaged in a nod with Arn Anderson (the … Continue reading The 5th Element: 3/18-3/23