Skip to main content

NXT - September 25, 2014

NXT
Date: September 25, 2014
Location: Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida
Commentators: Jason Albert, Renee Young, Rich Brennan

Reviewed by Tommy Hall

The seeds are being planted for the big showdown of Neville vs. Zayn but they seem to be doing a very slow build. Tonight we get one of the roadblocks out of the way as Tyson Kidd is getting his FINAL title shot at Adrian Neville. Their first two matches have been solid so this one should be entertaining well. We're also getting the Lucha Dragons defending against the Ascension. Let's get to it.


Opening sequence.

Mojo Rawley vs. Bull Dempsey

The brawl starts in the aisle before Mojo hammers him into the ring for the opening bell. Dempsey runs him over and a top rope headbutt ends Mojo in 46 seconds.

Video on Baron Corbin, talking about being a different breed while getting on a motorcycle. Cool stuff.

Tyler Breeze comes to the ring as Mojo is leaving so Breeze beats him up too.

Tyler Breeze vs. Justin Gabriel

Justin gets stomped down in the corner to start but goes after Tyler's knee. He slams Breeze face first into the mat for two but stops for a dance. A kick to the chest gets two but he has to bail out of the 450. Instead a STO and springboard splash get two for Justin but he misses the 450, allowing Breeze to finish him with the Beauty Shot at 3:58.

Rating: D+. There was a nice story to this one as the veteran Gabriel underestimated Breeze and got caught when Breeze took everything he had. Breeze has gotten way better than I ever thought he would and Gabriel is good enough to make anyone look good. The action wasn't great but it told a good story.

Natalya asks Regal for one more shot for Kidd. Regal grants it but this is his LAST shot. I believe this was already advertised.

Alexa Bliss vs. Bayley

Bayley takes her into the corner to start but gets caught in a sunset flip for two. Bliss flips her down and Bayley is so impressed that she high fives Alexa. Bayley cranks on an armbar but Bliss tries to roll out, only to have Bayley roll with her in a nice counter. Back up and Bliss misses a standing moonsault before walking into the Belly to Bayley for the pin at 3:21.

Rating: C-. This was more fun from the NXT girls with Bliss having the perfect smile to go with the flips and Bayley being as adorable as is humanly possible. The wrestling wasn't much again but this was more for an athletic display than anything else. Bayley getting a clean win should help bring her back up.

Post match Bayley calls out Charlotte and says she hasn't been able to sleep since Takeover. Her mom was there to watch her lose. Bayley asks for one more match and the fans are WAY into the idea. Charlotte says Bayley earned her respect, but the second verse would be the same as the first. The rematch is on for next week.

Enzo, Cass and Carmella come to the Performance Center. Apparently she lied about being Enzo's sister to get in the building which is ok with Enzo. She wants to get in the ring but Enzo says she has to get in shape first and start acting like a Diva. Carmella steps off camera while Enzo gets on the treadmill and clarifies that he and Carmella aren't a couple. She comes back on camera in a sports bra and shorts, showing off quite the physique. Cass: “HOW YOU DOIN?” Enzo falls off the treadmill and might have hurt himself.

Marcus Louis vs. Enzo Amore

Louis is doing the Kurt Angle wig with wrestling headgear to hide being bald. Enzo talks about Louis eating pie and having a side effect. They list off possible types of pies and call Louis SAWFT. Louis hammers away to start and knocks Enzo to the apron, but Amore rips off the wig. Marcus is terrified and gets rolled up at 2:37.

Kidd says he'll get his own title shot and says he has all the power in the title match.

Tag Team Titles: Lucha Dragons vs. Ascension

Ascension is challenging. Konnor runs over Cara to start but Kalisto springboards in to take Konnor down. Off to Viktor who hammers Kalisto in the corner but gives up a tag to Cara. Sin headscissors Viktor down and powerbombs Kalisto into a moonsault for two. Back to Konnor for a hard headlock on Kalisto before throwing him around for two more. Viktor comes in and cranks on a chinlock as we take a break.

Back with Konnor launching Kalisto across the ring before putting on a chinlock. An over the shoulder backbreaker/middle rope elbow combo gets two on Kalisto and it's back to the reverse chinlock. Konnor runs him over for two and puts on a bodyscissors to keep Kalisto in trouble. Back to Viktor for a hard uppercut but Kalisto slips over the back to escape a slam and there's the hot tag to Cara. Ascension actually cleans house but here's Hideo Itami for a distraction. Kalisto pops back up for the Salida Del Sol and the pin on Viktor at 10:23.

Rating: C+. This was the usual power vs. speed at this point but the announcers made it clear that Itami was coming in the entire time. I'm kind of glad they got rid of the rematch so we don't have it hanging over us the entire time. That being said, do we really need Itami doing the WWE finish in NXT? Really?

Overall Rating: C+. Pretty basic episode of NXT here with all of the action working well enough and the stories all advancing. They're getting good at the week to week booking again with stuff like the Kidd vs. Neville match coming at some point and the Women's Title match next week. Good stuff again this week with the promotion getting back to the way it works best.

Results
Bull Dempsey b. Mojo Rawley – Top rope headbutt
Tyler Breeze b. Justin Gabriel – Beauty Shot
Bayley b. Alexa Bliss – Belly to Bayley
Enzo Amore b. Marcus Louis – Rollup
Lucha Dragons b. Ascension – Salida Del Sol to Viktor

Remember to check out my website at kbwrestlingreviews.com and head over to my Amazon author page with wrestling books for under $4 at:

http://www.amazon.com/Thomas-Hall/e/B00E6282W6

Comments

  1. *Mike Graham headshake*

    ReplyDelete
  2. TNA had one job. Put Jeff Jarrett over. They did a swell job of it. And now with Jarrett gone they will die as they have no further reason to exist.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Never change smarks.

    ReplyDelete
  4. He's the British Bulldog. The tights are half the gimmick. After this, he was literally just some guy in some jeans.

    ReplyDelete
  5. I'm having a hell of a time remembering the name Hideo Itami. Not gonna make it to the main roster with that name. Finn Balor isn't bad but it sounds like a Game of Thrones character. I shudder to think what they cook up for Steen

    ReplyDelete
  6. Remember that the talent gets a ton of input on what there new name is, I'm sure Steen will pick something fine.

    ReplyDelete
  7. Seriously, who wrote this.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Virgil's Gimmick TableSeptember 25, 2014 at 3:54 PM

    Or DDP Yoga! Why don't you guys like my posts!? Come on! I talked to Roger Ebert once!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Jesus did Mojo shit in Triple H's bag or something.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Virgil's Gimmick TableSeptember 25, 2014 at 3:57 PM

    There was some crazy Irish smark dude on Facebook that was freaking the fuck out over that name and personally wishing death upon Vince McMahon for it. The irony of an Irish person laying a curse on a guy named "Vincent McMahon" for disrespecting Irish culture was not lost on me.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Virgil's Gimmick TableSeptember 25, 2014 at 3:57 PM

    He shit in the ring once a week and people got sick of cleaning it up.

    ReplyDelete
  12. Haha. Mojo's fucking terrible. But they seemed REALLY high on him before. I can't remember a true burial like this off the top of my head.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Steen= "Le Fat Deuce"

    ReplyDelete
  14. that's often the problem with them picking out someone and pushing him to the moon. it's not the eighties (or even the nineties) anymore. a large percentage of the fanbase will grow tired of that megapush much faster.

    ReplyDelete
  15. (Crumples up E-mail to Scott about Benoit being a work)

    ReplyDelete
  16. I also think one of the things that made his "journey" so worthwhile and interesting was that we really get to see him develop and take one step after another. it was pretty much the modern equivalent to the rise of Shawn Michaels or Bret Hart.

    ReplyDelete
  17. although poor Rey was just a case of "wrong place, wrong time". the crowd at the Rumble would have booed anyone other than Bryan as the #30.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Virgil's Gimmick TableSeptember 25, 2014 at 4:14 PM

    Exactly. The only more Irish name I can think of is... Well... Sheamus.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Virgil's Gimmick TableSeptember 25, 2014 at 4:14 PM

    Big E.

    ReplyDelete
  20. The video package leading into this match might be the most amateurish thing I've seen from WWF/E post-1997.

    ReplyDelete
  21. I not gonna bash the question because I was just thinking they need to have him get destroyed and go away for a while. Get pildriven on cinderblocks or something, then this happens. But its definitely a real injury

    ReplyDelete
  22. Yup, agreed. In the context of the storyline, Vince winning was basically a "fuck you" to HHH from Vince and Austin. He gave it up immediately and it helped keep the angles going.

    ReplyDelete
  23. Very true, although Rey also got booed at the post mania Raw, and he got booed back at MitB 2011 too (I was just rewatching it). He definitely doesn't get it as bad as the others though.

    ReplyDelete
  24. Weird how I just was at that taping two weeks ago and here I am at the next taping tonight already.

    ReplyDelete
  25. They DESPERATELY need to shake things up. Heck, have Bischoff come in and be the evil boss. Throw money at Punk. SOMETHING.

    ReplyDelete
  26. True, but who else would you have slotted into that match? Undertaker was injured, and Jericho had just come into the promotion and was already disliked backstage.

    There really wasn't another choice for a sixth man, even if he does stick out. And I imagine a five-man match would be awful to choreograph (WWE has enough trouble with 3 man matches).

    ReplyDelete
  27. "Yep Mode" ABeyAnce1©September 25, 2014 at 4:38 PM

    Here's a like Otter, I mean, Pumpkin Kitten.

    ReplyDelete
  28. when Vince said "the only way I will step down is when I die"
    Nov 98 when everyone thought Vince was stepping down for Shane. Don't forget that he ended the promo by calling the fans @$$holes

    ReplyDelete
  29. Because Vince had range of motion.

    ReplyDelete
  30. The other day someone was talking about how Jarrett was only in the WCW title picture for about four months... April to July 2000. And while that's true, I could've sworn Jarrett was champion for three years because that's how boring his time as a WCW main eventer was.

    Cut to TNA when he actually IS champion for three years... and people wonder why people never got into TNA.

    ReplyDelete
  31. Vinnie Mac is a one-of-a-kind. Tons of people have ran rasslin companies but he's the only guy to make boatloads of money from it. No one can fill his shoes, at best, maybe they can sustain what he built.

    ReplyDelete
  32. 10/10 post out of you sir

    ReplyDelete
  33. Numerous reasons, but I'm pretty sure this has to be a gimmick at this point

    ReplyDelete
  34. Russo didn't just give it up, he had to because Goldberg concussed the shit out of him, otherwise he probably would've held it till Starcade bc he's an egotistical fuck from day one bro

    ReplyDelete
  35. Meltzer reported that the trainers in NXT were raving about his house show matches

    ReplyDelete
  36. He has gotten worse

    ReplyDelete
  37. Poor Gabriel, he deserves to be on TV.
    He has been tearing it up on Superstars with Sin Cara and I guess had a great match against Kofi at the Smackdown tapings for either Main Event or Superstars

    ReplyDelete
  38. Gabriel is amazing. Seen do many good house show matches from him throughout FCW/NXT . His accent hurts him a lot sadly.

    ReplyDelete
  39. Because Vince wasn't one basic move from crippling injury or death?

    ReplyDelete
  40. boy do I miss Mont Brown


    POOOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUUUUUUUUUNCEEEEuh.... PERIOD

    ReplyDelete
  41. Who was it who tried to say how the finish of Brock/Cen at NOC was going to add another layer to the feud? They were wrong and the camera angle of Cena screaming no while looking at Rollins heading up the ramp told me that Cena/Lesnar was not happening at HIAC

    ReplyDelete
  42. It's a very serious (and extremely painful) issue with hernias sometimes, hence why I don't begrudge the guy a bit. That shit's no joke.

    ReplyDelete
  43. I wonder why Weird Al left that one out of "Living With A Hernia." I mean, he included Epigastric for crying out loud!

    ReplyDelete
  44. "You see, I was telling a story bro, and that story was that I was the little guy who had no BUSINESS holding the title, and people were going to pay to see me get my ass kicked until Starccade when I would finally put over Goldberg HUGE and the smarks and marks would totally mark out and buy it bro."

    ReplyDelete
  45. Cole might not want to sign yet either.
    They just brought in a ton of talent in NXT and no sense getting lost in the shuffle now.

    ReplyDelete
  46. There's no payoff, it's one giant rib to his family.


    It'll be the prank that finally drives both of Bret's sisters to the mental asylum.

    ReplyDelete
  47. I remember they turned him heel by having him burn a bunch of copies of Foley book

    ReplyDelete
  48. That's it, I'm sending you a shit load of goofy emails, once my hands stop shaking from all the hot coffee I've been chugging.

    ReplyDelete
  49. Adam "Colorado" CurrySeptember 25, 2014 at 5:08 PM

    Who the motherfucking flying fuck is Vince Russo to be booking anything is a better question.

    ReplyDelete
  50. Vine will make it legal.


    That's a Star Wars reference. Get it?

    ReplyDelete
  51. I ain't kissing that SKANK ASS BITCH!

    ReplyDelete
  52. This is wrestling. Everything is in play so nothing wrong with believing everything we see is a work. Doesn't mean it is but you aren't wrong to be skeptical.

    ReplyDelete
  53. I can just send you giftcards to Starbucks and you will never stop drinking coffee. Never!

    ReplyDelete
  54. Adam "Colorado" CurrySeptember 25, 2014 at 5:18 PM

    Yeah, because Vince winning it was so realistic...

    ReplyDelete
  55. At least he got a promotion out of it

    ReplyDelete
  56. There would be nothing illegal about them faking Reigns' injury.

    ReplyDelete
  57. I can't wait for John Cena to call him "Thin" Balor because he's smaller than him and make fun of the "finger paint" he rubbed on himself.

    ReplyDelete
  58. I know I watched it on my ps3 earlier this month. Did they take out of the Nitro Vault listing just to fuck with people?

    ReplyDelete
  59. Dear Brian Bayless,


    Do you think the whole Daniel Bryan injury is fake and the truth is that they sent Daniel home because they found out him and Cena were having a gay affair and didn't want it to get out? Maybe that's why Cena isn't helping Nikki against the Authority! Maybe that's why Michael Sam didn't show up!


    Sincerely,
    Concerned Fan

    ReplyDelete
  60. Your father's right, I am a bum.
    He didn't call you a bum, he called you a sponge.
    Sorry, I LOVE that exchange

    ReplyDelete
  61. As an insight CJ Parker segments are my bathroom breaks at the taping.

    ReplyDelete
  62. I almost spit my drink out reading this

    ReplyDelete
  63. I thought the Zahorian story was crazy and the Bulldogs are assholes for abusing the guy with that drink.

    ReplyDelete
  64. Oh man, at the NXT tapings going on now Bailey gave her headband to a boy in the crowd instead of a girl shattering the stays quo gender roles.

    Bailey and NXT are the best.

    ReplyDelete
  65. Or 1-800-YESCREDIT! (Isn't that too many letters?)

    ReplyDelete
  66. Still one of my favorite stone cold stunners. Picture perfect

    ReplyDelete
  67. Illegal? What? Guess he couldn't just look that answer up in an old Observer.

    ReplyDelete
  68. Comparing WCW 00 to WWF 00 is one of the clearest demonstrations of why WCW went out of business. On one channel, you got to see some of the most exciting performers ever - on the other, Jarrett swaggering around with a title no one coud buy he would ever win in a truly competitive fight. I was watching Nitro, Thunder and Worldwide during this time, and his reign seemed to last forever...

    ReplyDelete
  69. Maybe Bret is a petty asshole?

    ReplyDelete
  70. I don´t know, SurSer 99 was pretty suck. Like amongst the worst of the year, and there´s stiff competition there.

    ReplyDelete
  71. Since I haven't played off my gimmick in a while . . . I shudder at the thought of this, Cena is ewww, Bruan on the other hand . . . Well . . Yes!

    ReplyDelete
  72. Reigns is absolutely 100% injured... however, I'm not too down on people thinking it's a work (or that they knew he was going to need surgery prior to Saturday night) b/c it would actually explain the
    nonsensical booking of Reigns defeating his PPV opponent clean as sheet 6 days prior to said PPV (on free TV no less). But then you realize that they do a lot of money losing nonsensical things and th legit injury was just a coincidence.

    ReplyDelete
  73. You can go on TV and say he's injured as part of a storyline, but you can't actually lie to investors by issuing a public statement like they did. I know it's really unlikely that, say, stock would drop as a result of Roman Reigns missing Night of Champions, but if it did and it turned out that they were lying about it, there would be a good case for fraud from the already lawsuit-happy stockholders.

    ReplyDelete
  74. Here's some money... go see a Star War.

    ReplyDelete
  75. Weirdest part for me was the Edge/Christian/Hardys tandem, fresh off their incredible ladder match, all the momentum in the world... losing to Too Cool and the Hollys. WHAAA??

    ReplyDelete
  76. That wouldn't make sense either. Any TV show or movie that used a hospital as a set would be breaking the law as well.

    ReplyDelete
  77. The public statement wasn't illegal, either. The news doesn't appear on their corporate site and, for example, they just recently did a whole story on a worked injury when Paige threw AJ Lee off of the stage:

    http://www.wwe.com/shows/smackdown/2014-08-01/aj-lee-suffers-injury-during-smackdown-26533939



    To say that WWE could be sued by investors for taking somebody off a PPV is like saying that investors could sue WWE because they don't like a certain storyline.

    ReplyDelete
  78. If he isn't tempted to come back to go over Brock in a Mania main event and win the title he's a stubborn fool. But I don't think he should accept anything less.

    ReplyDelete
  79. I think vs Bryan with him as heel putting on a 5* 40 minute Wrestlemania classic for the ages as his real final match wouldn't be shabby either. Can play off the rumors of him leaving sure to Bryan being more over than him as well as Bryan throwing his disgust of part timers back at Punk for being a hypocrite.

    ReplyDelete
  80. ...damn working missing all the fun but:

    Prince Devitt Gets His New NXT Name

    Going forward, Devitt will be known as "Finn Balor."................ha ha ha ha ha ha

    ReplyDelete
  81. I actually thought it was on their investor's site too. Well, then clearly the injury is a work.

    ReplyDelete
  82. As noted below, I thought it was also on their corporate site, but since it's not then indeed they can lie all they want about it.

    ReplyDelete
  83. He's got energy and charisma but he badly needs a character change and a tag partner to keep him out of singles for now.

    ReplyDelete
  84. I love Jericho and he's my favourite wrestler but to say he has an ego would be an understatement.

    ReplyDelete
  85. "Why do you think I took you to all those Police Academy movies? For fun? Well I didn't hear anybody laughin', did you?"

    ReplyDelete
  86. Balor Finn would have been inFINNitely better..

    ReplyDelete
  87. Did you see him at the G1 Finals in front of 20,000 people? He looked like he'd performed in big arenas his whole life. Dude is definitely ready!

    Although when they rename him Stephenson de la Richie, it will likely hurt his push.

    ReplyDelete
  88. They were way under expectations for both though. And they had to cut all sorts of jobs to make up for it too. That is not good

    ReplyDelete
  89. And a bit of a hypocrite.

    ReplyDelete
  90. Lesnar broke his arm (twice), disposed of HBK like he was a jobber, and beat HHH in 2 out of their 3 matches together. You realize that he has to win once in a while for a feud to be credible, right?


    He also showed ass for tiny Daniel Bryan and had his legendary stable look like chumps against the Shield.

    ReplyDelete
  91. The Ghost of Faffner HallSeptember 25, 2014 at 7:38 PM

    PRAY... FOR... MOJO...

    ReplyDelete
  92. Kent Brockman: Ladies and gentlemen, I've been to Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq, and I can say without hyperbole that this is a million times worse than all of them put together.

    ReplyDelete
  93. I think Vince strung Bret around a bit, or at least told him what he wanted to hear and then when it didn't happen probably blamed Shawn. There's a couple of times in Bret's book where he recounts his 'I'll lose to Shawn then win the title back' plan and Vince doesn't seem behind that idea but let's Bret believe he is.

    ReplyDelete
  94. I can't think of a single reason why he shouldn't still be tagging with Heath Slater.

    ReplyDelete
  95. He was supposed to be the next Santino, except at least Santino had some wrestling skills and the ability to tell a story in the ring. Mojo's got nothing.

    ReplyDelete
  96. That can't possibly be the final plan. That would epically stupid.

    ReplyDelete
  97. I like Justin Gabriel. His tag team with Tyson Kidd should have been given a chance. He deserves to be seen, not stuck inside a bunny costume.

    ReplyDelete
  98. Was it over when the Germans bombed pearl harbor?

    ReplyDelete
  99. Forget it hes rolling

    ReplyDelete
  100. Lincoln abhorred slavery. His quote about saving the Union if he could without freeing a single slave was a way to appease Northern democrats by not appearing too radical. A modern equivalent would be every democrat ever shooting a gun on camera to not scare off NRA voters.

    ReplyDelete
  101. Crikey Mate Down Under AussieSeptember 25, 2014 at 8:26 PM

    The WWE writers aren't marks. Because Itami doesn't have a cool name (which I'd disagree with but anyway) won't prevent him from getting the call up to the main roster.

    ReplyDelete
  102. No difference between Vince winning the WWF title and Russo winning the WCW title.

    LOL

    ReplyDelete
  103. You're right a lot of times that is true, BUT often times, when someone is getting over, then the WWE gets "behind" it, often they change the character or take away from him what makes him unique or cool. Sheamus is a great example, when he was just an ass kicking face who just liked to fight, and avenged wrongs, he was mega over....then WWE got behind him......and turned him into Cena-lite because they have their image of what a face should act like.


    I'm not saying there should be no faces like John Cena, he obviously fills an important niche, but ALL faces shouldn't be like John Cena....and the faces who aren't....like the Shield, or what Sheamus was..or what Orton was, get very popular.

    ReplyDelete
  104. It can't be a coincidence that Bischoff was fired from WCW and then Vince wins the WWF title less than a week later. I always saw that as Vince booking himself as the "champion" of the Monday Night Wars and thus getting a belt to match.

    ReplyDelete
  105. I actually like the 'Finn Balor' name for that very reason. Game Of Thrones has loads of awesome-sounding character names.

    ReplyDelete
  106. Didn't Bret admit to being unfaithful in his book? Why would he continue holding on to this one particular infidelity?

    ReplyDelete
  107. Except at that guy who made sound effects.

    ReplyDelete
  108. I think what Shawn did wrong was implying something personal on air, which is too personal and against 'the boys' code. But Bret reacted as if the wrong was accusing a stand up guy like himself of something like heating on his wife...which he has admitted to doing quite often. I don't know, nobody's ever confirmed it, but I could daily see Bret denying it just because Shawn accused him of it.

    ReplyDelete
  109. Yeah, seemed to me Shawn was martyring himself instead of actually discussing what happened. There's no way he forgot everything that happened between them.

    ReplyDelete
  110. From that POV, it kinda makes sense. I still doubt it though.

    ReplyDelete
  111. Alan Ruck - Captain Harrimen of the Entwrprice B ?

    ReplyDelete
  112. This man gets it folks

    ReplyDelete
  113. He was on a lot of drugs. Fuck if I take NyQuil I tend what I did prior to taking it. So yes when you are strung out on God knows what you do forget a lot details.

    ReplyDelete
  114. I like Jericho too but he's the double whammy of being deluded about his place in both wrestling and pop culture. He's not the rock no matter how much he thinks he is.

    ReplyDelete
  115. I just find it suspicious he can't remember *anything* that involved him being a humongous pain in the ass or worse. Some of his Kliq brethren were just as bad drug-wise yet they haven't forgotten everything. They may get mixed up at times, but Shawn acted like he had soap opera-level amnesia.

    I think Shawn did turn over a new leaf in '01 and simply didn't want to bring up or dive into those old incidents.

    ReplyDelete
  116. I was watching WWF very heavily during this time and bulldog being brought back was definitely looked at as a big deal originally. You have to keep in mind that during this time they didn't parade every two bit legend out every other week like they have done with slaughter and Duggan in recent years, because most of the legends were employed by WCW. So when u had a former upper guy like Bulldog who had been with the company forever come back it felt like a big deal. People bought him as a main eventer originally. After the rock match at no mercy was when he was basically done.

    ReplyDelete
  117. SPEAK TO ME COUNT DOWN CLOCK. SPEAK TO ME LOTTERY BALL MACHINE. SPEAK TO ME WARRIORS.

    ReplyDelete
  118. Did Jessie baker's non Union Mexican equivalent write this?

    ReplyDelete
  119. The injury was an angle to give him time off to film "The Marine 5: Let's Get Silly"

    ReplyDelete
  120. The pedigree that DBS takes is really fucked up looking

    ReplyDelete
  121. Another fun one. Definitely glad you arrived the purge. Anyone know who didn't? I haven't seen a QOTD in a while.

    ReplyDelete
  122. I want my title shot HHH.

    ReplyDelete
  123. Reigns has not hit the over-exposure mark just yet but he's getting there. This injury is probably going to be a blessing in disguise for everyone, since it will let people miss the guy so he can come back with a fresh start with fans

    ReplyDelete
  124. I could believe this conspiracy with some guys, but it doesn't add up with Reigns. Nobody needs match experience more than he does currently. And fans just aren't going to forget, if they 'surprise' return him at Rumble, we're still going to expect his match to suck.

    ReplyDelete
  125. I actually think Hideo Itami is a very good name. Both 'Hideo' and 'Itami' lend themselves easily to chanting ("HID-AY-O!" "IT-AH-ME!") and his theme music is badass. As long as the WWE don't get annoyed by his wrestling style, I think he has the name, the charisma, the skills and the presentation to make it.

    ReplyDelete
  126. CruelConnectionNumber2September 25, 2014 at 11:11 PM

    He was only pushed because his NFL buddy would hang out at tapings.

    ReplyDelete
  127. CruelConnectionNumber2September 25, 2014 at 11:13 PM

    I predict Kevin Steen debuts as Hefty Phoenix

    ReplyDelete
  128. CruelConnectionNumber2September 25, 2014 at 11:15 PM

    LOL right.

    ReplyDelete
  129. Or it had to do with the fact that the Undertaker really lived up to his "dead man" gimmick. Seriously, Lesnar looked like he was literally throwing around a corpse. Those germans with Takers dead weight looked brutal.

    ReplyDelete
  130. It was less how Lesnar was booked, more that the feud (which very few people wanted to see) dragged for three matches. And yeah, extending it past one match meant HHH had to win at some point - so he chooses Mania to go over. A semi-retired authority figure going over one of UFC's biggest draws.

    ReplyDelete
  131. It's like a work wrapped in a botch inside a shoot!

    ReplyDelete
  132. I'm thinking anal beads or a cock ring, if it's Seth Rollins.


    If Brock ever got injured, you'd be able to buy a piece of a human spine.

    ReplyDelete
  133. I'm still laughing about this. It would be worth it just for the t-shirts.


    "Young 69 says, 'I just broke your ass!'"
    "Beat me off if you can. Survive if I let you."
    "The King Of Rings, The Anal Assassin"
    etc.

    ReplyDelete
  134. Yeah, that video was really half-assed. Did nothing to explain why Kane/Show/Bulldog/Rock were included in the match. The generic rock music they used is awful, too.

    ReplyDelete
  135. Vince was in better shape, for one.

    ReplyDelete
  136. That would've been Chris Hero I assume. Also Sin Cara, the original, was a flop and Kharma fizzled out quickly. Mind you Kharma was no one's fault. Would love to see her come back one day and kick the Bella Bimbos asses.

    ReplyDelete
  137. Adding Cena to the Rollins/Ambrose feud is just as bad as adding the Bellas to the Paige/AJ feud. Pure BS. Both feuds were great without the extra crap.

    ReplyDelete
  138. The Love-Matic Grampa!September 26, 2014 at 8:49 AM

    Vroom


    Beep


    Honk


    Ha-ha! Where was I? Oh yeah, stay outta my booze.

    ReplyDelete
  139. Don't you listen to that guy at Church?!? Captain What's-His-Name!?!

    ReplyDelete
  140. Saw him have a dark match against Tyson Kidd at a smackdown a few years ago and they tore it up. Gabriel seems like he'd be a great fit for a rockers like tag team with someone. Maybe kofi.

    ReplyDelete
  141. Vince is the most important man in wrestling history so i have no problem with him as champ. Russo though, not even close

    ReplyDelete
  142. If Vince were to die, do you think there's a chance Shane would return to be CEO, but purely on a corporate basis (as he's got bona fide business experience), leaving the creative and day-to-day stuff to his sister and brother-in-law?

    ReplyDelete
  143. Kharma was delusional, and Chris Hero was lazy. Sin Cara, yeah, that one is tough.

    ReplyDelete
  144. The Love-Matic Grampa!September 26, 2014 at 4:17 PM

    Remember, she's the one who was pitching the Rock/Cena feud as a "Twilight" "Team Jacob/Team Edward" thing.

    This will never not be funny. If she wasn't the Billion Dollar Princess, she probably would have been shown the door after Miami booed Cena out of the arena.

    ReplyDelete
  145. The Love-Matic Grampa!September 26, 2014 at 4:20 PM

    It does make you wonder who will have ultimate power, though: HHH or Steph? And if it IS Steph, will HHH stand up to her if she's wrong? I mean, how has he not taken her aside and said "honey, this Bellas angle is the drizzling shits"?

    ReplyDelete
  146. Tammy Sytch also claimed it happened when she confronted Bret at an autograph show a few years ago, saying "isn't my pussy good enough for you anymore?" amongst other gems.

    ReplyDelete
  147. Excellent NXT name banter

    ReplyDelete
  148. Russo booked him strong initially but he was lost, like most of the midcard, after he left

    ReplyDelete
  149. Russo leaving really messed up the midcard plans

    ReplyDelete
  150. Chris Hero looked he'd been mainlining sugar.

    ReplyDelete
  151. He better have the Eye of Balor as his finisher.


    Of course, I'm a mythology mark, so I think the whole deal is pretty cool. Sheamus as a Tuatha de Danann vs. the Formorian Finn.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment