WWE and The Flinstones tag-team for “Stone Age Smackdown”!

After teaming up with Scooby-Doo and the gang at Wrestlemania, the Superstars of the WWE are going “pre-historic” and hitting the road to the town of Bedrock and an encounter with The Flintstones!

Check out the details in the following press release, watch the trailer, and then catch up with me for my commentary at the bottom of the post!:

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND WWE STUDIOS’ ORIGINAL NEW ANIMATED FILM THE FLINTSTONES& WWE: STONE AGE SMACKDOWN IS SET TO RELEASE MARCH 10, 2015

Starring WWE Superstars John Cena® and Vince McMahon Available for the First Time on Blu-Ray™ Combo, DVD and Digital HD

NEW YORK, NY (January 15, 2015 )– The Flintstones join forces with WWE and go back to the Stone Age in the all-new animated film, The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown, co-produced by WWE® Studios and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Timed to debut leading into WrestleMania 31, this all-new original movie is available on DVD, Blu-ray Combo, and Digital HD for the first time on March 10, 2015. Rated the #2 greatest cartoon of all time by TV Guide, the Flintstones’ return to the center ring will be sure to deliver high-octane action for fans of all ages.

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Only an appearance in a Flintstones feature could get The Undertaker to come out of retirement!

Watch the trailer after the jump!

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MORE THAN THE FINAL RESULT: WHY THE ROYAL RUMBLE DIDN’T SUCK

Yesterday I wrote a column for Redeye explaining why so many WWE fans were upset at the winner of the Royal Rumble 30-Man battle royal match. Some will say that the end result was predictable and plenty of folks got on social media to voice their displeasure. I’ll admit, I was one of those fans that was let down. The Triple Threat Match between Brock Lesnar, John Cena and Seth Rollins was an instant classic, showcasing all the strengths of the three competitors, so it really raised the bar for the pay-per-view’s main event. I guess a letdown should have been expected.

But once the proverbial smoke cleared and cooler heads prevailed, I started looking at the Rumble with a little more perspective. Re-watching the battle royal, as it was broadcast the following day on RAW, helped me make a better analysis of the match and what it was offering. The conclusion I came to was this: you can get upset over who wins the Royal Rumble, but then you’re missing the forest for the trees.

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