BLEACHER REPORT: Ideas for WWE’s Next Cinematic Bout

BY THE DOCTOR CHRIS MUELLERMAY 18, 2020


Cena_Bray_funhouseThe coronavirus pandemic has led to WWE holding all of its TV and pay-per-view tapings at the Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, but the restrictions ended up forcing management to create some unique performances.

The Undertaker vs. AJ Styles in a Boneyard match, Bray Wyatt vs. John Cena in the Firefly Fun House and the recent Money in the Bank PPV all received high praise for being original, entertaining and a lot of fun. 

These cinematic matches offer a different kind of experience for both the fans and the wrestlers. It also gives WWE the opportunity to do multiple takes so every moment can be as close to perfect as possible.

This isn’t the first time WWE has done this, though. The Wyatt Family fought The New Day at their compound in 2016 and Matt Hardy brought The Ultimate Deletion to WWE before leaving for All Elite Wrestling.

Shotgun Saturday Night used to regularly feature Superstars fighting in unconventional locations, including one time when The Undertaker performed a Tombstone Piledriver on an escalator … Read More HERE


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