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Dynasty2004
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Yea Taker is done.

1/31/2017 11:50:41 AM

gopack80
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"Does anyone else not care at all about Randy Orton and Bray Wyatt?"



I don't. They're too late to the game with pushing Bray to the main event and Randy as champ is just stale.

Criminal that AJ won't go into WM33 as champ - he's carried Smackdown the last year.

2/1/2017 10:04:29 AM

JP
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it's even more criminal he is directionless after this EC match...a match vs. Shane ?

2/1/2017 10:22:13 AM

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As far as old Rumbles go, I think that late '80s WWF Golden Era peaked with the '92 Royal Rumble Flair won. It was all downhill from that point but that was an awesome Rumble, aided by Heenan's biased pro-Flair commentary. After that point, Mania wasn't that good with the Hogan-Sid match, steroid scandal broke, Hogan left, etc.

'92 Rumble:

Bulldog, Dibiase, Flair, Saggs of the Nasty Boys, Haku, Michaels, Tito Santana, Barbarian, Kerry Von Erich, Repo Man, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Volkoff, Boss Man, Hercules, Piper, Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Duggan, IRS, Snuka, Undertaker, Savage, Berzerker, Virgil, Colonel Mustafa (Iron Sheik), Rick Martel, Hogan, Skinner, Sgt. Slaughter, Sid, Warlord

[Edited on February 1, 2017 at 12:45 PM. Reason : .]

2/1/2017 12:37:16 PM

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRRsXxE1KVY

[Edited on February 1, 2017 at 1:10 PM. Reason : old John Cena prank call but lmfao]

2/1/2017 1:10:29 PM

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Seth Rollins injured. Unknown yet if he'll still wrestle at Mania.

[Edited on February 1, 2017 at 2:53 PM. Reason : ?]

2/1/2017 2:50:34 PM

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proposed Mania match:

John Cena & Nikki Bella vs. Miz & Maryse

I'm not kidding.

the thinking on this one is Cena will propose to Nikki and come the next day tons of free publicity...

meanwhile, A.J. and Shane-O is rumored

2/2/2017 8:16:13 PM

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I don't hate the match, even though it's definitely gimmicky. But Miz has certainly earned the right to have a bigger role at Mania and the fact that D-Bry would be between the two would lead to some great talking segments. Match may not be all that impressive, but the story leading up to it should be pretty good.

2/2/2017 10:10:27 PM

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There was an XFL 30 for 30 documentary last week, so on Super Bowl Sunday at the Wrestling Observer site Dave Meltzer and Bryan Alvarez have their normal show, but it's Dave doing a deep dive talking about the XFL. He had some good Vince stories from it. One was due to declining ratings, Honda pulled out from being an advertising sponsorship. So Vince had the idea of during a broadcast they would blow up a Honda Accord live on air. NBC sports head Dick Emerson is "NO! They sponsor other programming we have!"

Also, direct quote:

"Vince named the New York franchise the Hitmen, gave them black and purple colors, and Bret is the one who was bitter."

Before the league had ever started, a journalist asked Vince who his favorite football players were growing up. He answered "Ernie Ladd and Wahoo McDaniel", 2 ex-footballers that became wrestlers. Dave took this as Vince knew nothing about football because he didn't say something like Unitas, Tarkenton, etc. and instead picked two guys that while good players were hardly NFL superstars.

Reason for the idea for the league is Vince's Canadian agent was approached about Vince buying the Toronto Argonauts, and Vince's response was he'd rather buy the whole CFL, which the CFL rebuffed. So the XFL was formed to compete against the CFL and put them out of business as the top non-NFL football league.

He lost $138 million on one XFL season. The worst year WCW had when it went downhill was a $60 million loss.

[Edited on February 10, 2017 at 3:42 PM. Reason : .]

2/10/2017 3:33:59 PM

Dynasty2004
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Jericho.

2/15/2017 8:59:48 AM

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Both shows were rock solid this week. Festival of Fun is can't miss.

Love what they're doing to (potentially) add Luke Harper to the mix for WM33 b/t Randy & Bray. Harper is fantastic. Gotta assume he's winning that battle royal next week.

Still disappointed there's no clear direction for AJ yet for WM. I mean, I guess I can get with Shane but I'm not seeing how that fits into all this. Styles/Cena is on par with Austin/Rock.

2/15/2017 1:22:14 PM

Dynasty2004
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Yea, pretty clear Harper is getting over.

I would watch Cena/Styles all year

2/15/2017 2:13:33 PM

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3/6/2017 10:08:57 AM

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That was terrible.

Feeding Braun to RR...I don't get it. You spend all that time building him up as this monster, and actually had sold a ton of people on him. Why does Roman get that honor?

Main Event was predictable if nothing else. I though KO was awesome pre-match. Honestly it makes Goldberg come off looking cheap.

Did nothing to build up WM for me.

3/6/2017 1:43:01 PM

Dynasty2004
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my exact feelings towards this. I'm almost done with Raw

[Edited on March 6, 2017 at 1:59 PM. Reason : a]

3/6/2017 1:58:29 PM

Dynasty2004
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Crusierweights won the show IMO.

Also, How the fuck does Charlotte lose? Why not at Mania for god sakes.

[Edited on March 6, 2017 at 2:04 PM. Reason : another edit]

3/6/2017 2:02:03 PM

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3/6/2017 9:55:38 PM

Dynasty2004
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Oh you want a match! you can have a match! AT MANIAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

3/7/2017 8:09:41 AM

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Quote :
"Also, How the fuck does Charlotte lose? Why not at Mania for god sakes. "


The same way Bayley wins with interference on a random Raw, instead of being beat down for months and then winning in front of the Orlando crowd that's been behind her for four years.

Because no one is using their fucking head.

3/8/2017 4:36:19 AM

JP
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exactly why I'm apprehensive of the Hardys potentially coming back

3/8/2017 10:22:29 AM

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Another note on the whole AJ vs. Shane match...it doesn't even make sense. Watching Smackdown last night, Shane was the one advocating for AJ in the WM main event against Bray. DB was the one pushing RKO. Why not turn it the other way around if you're building for a Shane vs. AJ match??? Lazy story telling and no logic/thought behind it. I realize we're not gonna get DB vs. AJ (although we can all dream, as that would be AMAZING)...but with that being the case, set up your story telling to follow a logical pattern to a match at WM.

IDK...I guess I'm having a hard time getting past them wasting AJ on the big stage. He's carried the Smackdown brand for over a year, he should be rewarded at WM.

3/8/2017 4:58:44 PM

Dynasty2004
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^but did you see the back stage film. THEY ARE SO FIGHTING NOW!


Miz is doing the best promos. I really wish he could get a match with Bryan.

3/9/2017 10:09:32 AM

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And to be fair, I think in their minds a spot with Shane will get more mainstream exposure, so it is sort of a "reward." The company philosophy is that WM is about moments and crossover potential; Taker/Shawn at 25 is great but it goes on a list for wrestling fans, not a press reel.

Goes back to the same idea of Punk not wanting to work HHH at 30; the company wants to provide a prestige moment and Punk just wants to have the best match.

3/9/2017 1:49:12 PM

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DB wrestling again ain't happening in WWE. Dude was having seizures. He won't wrestle again in a WWE ring, as much as a DB vs. Miz fight would be EPIC.

Good point on the whole press coverage for AJ vs. Shane - hadn't thought about it that way.

3/10/2017 4:36:03 PM

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I mentioned that the verbal jousting for the Cena and Miz mixed tag would be pretty good. It sure is delivering.

3/10/2017 6:00:34 PM

JP
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oh my Paige

3/18/2017 12:21:14 PM

Flyin Ryan
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So I've not watched Raw since...the Raw after Mania last year. Have the girls always been that cat-bitchy in their promos as they were opening segment?

3/27/2017 10:00:29 PM

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