Rankings in sports are one of the easiest ways to determine the strength or weakness of a player or team based on their record often with some sort of factoring system built in based on the “strength” of the opponent. We’ve seen in other sports, primarily college football, that these systems aren’t always entirely accurate, … Continue reading Rankings in MMA: What are they Worth?
Back in the beginning of January, I wrote an article posing the question if 2017 would be TNA’s year, you can read that here. As I reread that article yesterday certain things started to pop out at me, specifically some of the names that I mentioned in the article as being the "reason" that I … Continue reading Is a total reboot coming in TNA?
With Logan set to be released worldwide today, I wanted to take a look back at the X-Men film franchise that has been going strong for 17 years. Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart have made it known that this will be the last time they embody the roles of Logan (Wolverine) and Professor Xavier so … Continue reading The X-Men Films: The End of an Era
The final PPV on the Road to Wrestlemania is coming up live on the WWE Network this Sunday from Milwaukee Wisconsin as the WWE presents the RAW exclusive show Fastlane. We’ve had our “go home” show so now we can finally preview all the matches. There are 7 matches on the main card and the … Continue reading WWE Fastlane 2017 Preview
The UFC is back this Saturday night with UFC 209 and will be looking to “mend some fences” with the fans following the train wreck that was UFC 208. With two championship fights including the rematch of one of the fight of the year candidates from 2016 this looks to be a classic in the … Continue reading UFC 209 Preview
This coming weekend is a set to be a busy one for us here at Capes, Cages & Chairs with 3 big MMA and pro wrestling events, all kicking off with Bellator 174 on Friday live from Thackerville Oklahoma. Women’s MMA has come into it’s own and Bellator 174 will mark the 5th event … Continue reading Bellator 174 Preview
Weddings in pro wrestling are nothing new, in fact, in the WWE you can trace it all the way back to 1984 when Paul Vachon married Ophelia on an episode of Tuesday Night Titans. The latest example, the wedding of Braxton Sutter to Laurel Van Ness “live” on Impact Wrestling was the spark that inspired … Continue reading Pro Wrestling Weddings: A Retrospective
The UFC and Bellator were both back this past weekend putting on shows that “on paper” were set to be highlighted by heavyweight contests. This didn’t end up being the case for Bellator as they lost their headline fight of Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione had to be scrapped just hours before the event was … Continue reading MMA weekend recap: part 2
The UFC and Bellator were both back this past weekend putting on shows that “on paper” were set to be highlighted by heavyweight contests. This didn’t end up being the case for Bellator as they lost their headline fight of Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione had to be scrapped just hours before the event was … Continue reading MMA weekend recap: part 1
Episode 5 is finally in the books after a big weekend of action in both the WWE and UFC . We take a look back and UFC 208 and discuss what made this card so bad and where the UFC has to go from here. Over with the WWE, we take a look at the … Continue reading Capes, Cages & Chairs episode 5