Shoutout to all the wrestling fans out there! Are you ready for the drama in the ring? Jump right in – the thrilling spectacle of the WWE shows simply cannot be missed, and the two main programs to watch are WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown.
WWE Raw, also known as Monday Night Raw, is the flagship show brought by the World Wrestling Entertainment. Each episode is a three-hour broadcast of the best wrestling athletes competing for the victory. In WWE Raw you can see such superstars as Roman Reigns, Dean Ambrose, Seth Rollins, Sasha Banks and others. Since its debut in 1993, the WWE Raw has had more than 1000 episodes, with a new one aired every Monday.
If live shows is what you prefer, then the WWE SmackDown is a must-see for you. Featuring a star-studded cast, WWE SmackDown is broadcast live every Friday, bringing the best action and drama for the fans.
The best thing about the WWE is that its season never ends. The shows run all-year-round, so you can enjoy your favorite shows any time of a year. You can watch WWE shows on USA Network (U.S.), Hulu (U.S.) and DirecTV (U.S.). Away from the country? Get NordVPN and stream WWE programs from anywhere on Earth – well, except Antarctica.
WWE stands for World Wrestling Entertainment, a company that produces wrestling shows that grip the attention of millions of fans worldwide. A very common question is whether the wrestling seen in WWE programs still counts as a sport? The WWE shows are made for entertainment, and they are not formal contests. Even though the shows are scripted and follow a storyline, the wrestling moves are serious and must be performed correctly not to cause an injury.
In WWE championships, the winners are awarded the champions belts. And it’s not even a single one per show: both WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown have several classes and tiers, in which athletes compete for the title. In WWE Raw, there is Universal Champion, Intercontinental Champion, Raw Women’s Champion, Cruiserweight Champion and Raw Tag Team Champion. In WWE SmackDown: WWE World Champion, SmackDown Women’s Champion, United States Champion and SmackDown Tag Team Champions.
Like every sport, WWE wrestling shows has its own terminology. Here are some key phrases you need to know:
Face – the hero of the show, the good-guy wrestler, also sometimes called ‘babyface’.
Heel – the antagonist of the show, the ‘bad guy’ wrestler, often hated by WWE fans.
Diva – the female talent among the women wrestlers, managers and interviewers.
Finisher – a signature move used by a wrestler to finish off an opponent.
Smark – a fan who enjoys WWE shows despite them being scripted.
WrestleMania – the flagship event of the WWE, an equivalent to NBA’s All Star Game. WrestleMania is held every year mid-March to early April, and it is always a long-awaited event for wrestling fans worldwide.
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