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Title chain: lesnar-> cena-> Rollins-> reigns

Hi Scott -
Longtime reader, bla bla. There seems to be a groundswell lately - and rightly so - to just get the belt off lesnar at the rumble and have cena put RR over at mania.  That's fine, but doesn't this make even more sense: cena beats Brock in a war, Rollins finally cashes and either with Brock's help, or because cena is so worn down, takes it from cena. Now you have a ready-made feud from the shield breakup (why would cena have an issue with RR in storyline terms?), and we get the face going over the cowardly heel and taking revenge for the "sellout" at mania. Too logical?

​I just feel like Reigns winning the belt from Rollins doesn't do anything for him.  Lesnar is at least a top level star, as is Cena, and either one of those can kickstart the push.  Changing the title three times in a two month span is counterproductive as well.  

Really, the best thing would have been not putting the belt on Lesnar in the first place and letting Rollins cash in on Cena at Summerslam so that he could have been champion during this whole terrible dead zone from Sep-Jan.  ​Lesnar could have destroyed Cena but decked the ref to get DQ'd, Rollins pins the corpse of Cena to win the title, faces chase him from now until Rumble when Cena gets his title back.  

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  1. Whatever. Let Brock kill whoever gets in his path. Ragdoll Cena, brush of the code breaker like its nothing. Come and go when you please.

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  2. Crikey Mate Down Under AussieDecember 16, 2014 at 9:55 AM

    Too logical?

    Lol.

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  3. Told you guys Brock holding the title through this dead zone was bad idea.

    My guess is that Reigns wins the title, and Rollins uses the briefcase then with the weakest possible Wile E Coyote stealing of the belt for a while, then Reigns kills him and it's finally back to the midcard.

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  4. I'm not so sure Rollins is gonna win the belt just because he has the briefcase. He doesn't have the authority behind him. Those two security dorks aren't enough to overcome Cena or Brock. I dunno, I think Rollins would make a weak-ass heel champion.

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  5. In retrospect, putting the belt on Brock was probably a bad move; if he had shown up more often and had beaten one or two other challengers (Orton, Sheamus), then it would have been fine, but this use of him and the title has been awful.


    That said, what's done is done, and I totally disagree with those that say he should lose the title before WM. If you do that, then the last year becomes even MORE pointless: even with the poor booking as of late, he's still the guy that ended the Streak and steamrolled Cena, that's a LOT of rub to give Reigns. If Cena wins the belt back at "Rumble", then everything they've tried to do with Brock is moot. Do we really need CENA to be the guy that ends Brock's dominance?


    Sure, I understand where people are coming from, but at least Brock's reign is somewhat salvageable, and he makes a great opponent for the new "star" that they're trying to put over. Cena and Rollins will still be there after WM, so why rush it? Rollins doesn't have to cash-in until June, making him the perfect post-WM opponent, and you can do Cena/Reigns at "Summerslam" or "WM32".

    For once, let's just not bother with convoluted booking and hot-potato'ing the title.

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  6. Again, whenever you do that lol thing, all I see is a guy throwing his hands up in the air in exhaustion/disbelief.

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  7. If we're pitching ideas, here's mine:

    * Royal Rumble- Cena vs. Lesnar, part V. Cena and Lesnar have a long battle that has Cena pin Lesnar, but Cena is barely able to stand. Here comes Rollins, who cashes in his MitB briefcase.
    Cena’s dead on his feet, Rollins looks to win- and Brock Lesnar, angry at losing his title, snaps and attacks Cena… costing Rollins his MitB shot as Cena wins by DQ. Heyman has to separate Rollins and Lesnar
    * Also at the Royal Rumble- Reigns wins the Royal Rumble
    * The February PPV is Cena & Reigns against Rollins & Lesnar. Which ends when Cena and Reigns miscommunicate, allowing Rollins to pin Reigns
    * Wrestlemania: The Main is Cena vs. Reigns- and Reigns takes the title
    * Wrestlemania: The secondary match is Lesnar vs. Rollins- and here Rollins when when Heyman chooses Rollins, helping Rollins win and sending Lesnar from the WWE.

    Now we have a new champion (Reigns) and a built in feud for him (Rollins). Use Lesnar to elevate Rollins

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  8. Hey there fella! I projected TWO turns in there!

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  9. No denying that this booking decision 18 years ago irreparably harmed WWE.

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  10. So they did add the 1-8 -96 Raw, but not the 1-1-96, and then after the 3-11-96 it skips 3 episodes into April.

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  11. Many have been in Chyna.

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  12. Your favorite wrestlers must have been the Godwinns and Duke The Dumpster Droese.

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  13. Why not? He is a contender based on status. I think it is absurd that we think nobody can ever lose.

    There is way too much jobbing and 50/50 today, but then? The IC Champ losing to the World Champion, especially a strong one like Bret Hart, doesn't really hurt him at all.

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  14. Yeah I remember watching this live and I loved how Monsoon didn't give a fuck and got up in Vader's face. And to me, Vader fucking up the gorilla was crazy.

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  15. Vince did a great job putting over the Vader/Monsoon angle. "That's Gorilla Monsoon! I've known him my whole life!"

    How anybody was on Team HBK back then is beyond me. I was Team Bret.

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  16. Owen Hart and Chris Jericho!!!

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  17. If Big Show could find a way to turn on himself, you could add a title reign, Big Show-Big Show. I feel like that's the inevitable conclusion of Show's story this year.

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  18. My wife finds my wrestling jokes to be idiotic at best.

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  19. How about this - Roman Reigns farts and busts his hernia again and Royal Rumble/Mania plans are scuppered once more! Reigns uses the time off to practice his comeback promo every day non-stop so he doesn't look like a total buffoon like at TLC

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  20. I'm picturing someone who has seen something so funny that he can't keep his chuckles to himself. He has to let them out and laugh out loud.

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  21. Lesnar is a really difficult problem to navigate, and of course it's WWE's fault for painting themselves into this corner. More and more it's looking like they're just going to have to accept that they screwed themselves by putting him over Taker last year.


    If Brock beats Cena, the only logical match for WM is Brock vs. Reigns. Not only is it painfully obvious who's going over, but it's a distinct possibility the match underwhelms sabotaging Reigns from the start. Reigns is still a work in progress in the ring, and who knows what you get from Brock.


    If Cena beats Brock, then what the hell was the point of pushing Brock so hard this past year and keeping the belt on him so long. It puts him almost exactly where he was when he left at WM20. A meaningless feud to get him a meaningless WM match when he can job to someone on the way out the door, and oh by the way, he probably doesn't care and turns in a crappy match.


    If Rollins cashes, barring them going all in on a Shield Triple Threat for the title match and pushing all three guys to the moon in the next two months, you can't keep the belt on Rollins. Rollins/Cena is not a WM main event match and Rollins/Reigns doesn't get over "This is the Roman era!" enough. So realistically it's something like Cena beats Brock, Rollins cashes and wins, Cena beats Rollins at the Feb PPV.


    In all honesty, Cena going in as the champ and doing the WM6 pass the torch match with Reigns is the best option they have, but it means Brock pretty much ends up being a waste of time and money.


    Or they just resign Lesnar, tease a rift between him and Heyman and turn him babyface, but Lesnar isn't going to be around enough for that to matter.

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  22. Bit early to say yet: Brock v cena and Brock v reigns could be great matches.

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  23. "Kind of a giant content dump this week..."


    But enough about the PPV and RAW....

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  24. Also, Rollins is being pushed as the next big heel. He flakes out with the case, he will be a loser.

    Nothing wrong with him cashing in on reigns after a long reigns/cena match, and have reigns chase him.

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  25. Rather see him dead

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  26. Says the guy who trolls a wrestling blog.

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  27. Right on, I must've missed that. Haven't read the recent books of his.

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  28. It was crazy because we'd hadn't seen Gorilla in that position (pun intended) of being physical. He hadn't wrestled much since the early 1980s except for a few spot appearances, so it was like seeing your grandpa get powerbombed.

    Nobody ever put their hands on Tunney. Nowadays we see authority figures get manhandled all the time.

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  29. I don't think she cares. Brock has been back since 2012 and she hasn't been mentioned at all. I honestly think she has no interest in being involved in WWE.

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  30. Not trolling, I have a differing opinion that I like to offer. I have plenty of people who agree with what I say an there a many who don't. If I were a real troll I'm confident Id be banned swiftly like the fool from the other night.

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  31. The one time Tunney did get involved was when Flair dumped him on his ass at Survivor Series 91 and it was shocking at the time. Same along the lines as your take on Gorilla.

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  32. Ah, forgot about that. Same idea though.

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  33. Bingo! No one cares about him because they've been told they shouldn't.

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  34. Well, did you at least see someone tall like Kevin Nash there?

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  35. Too bad "Upside down Sheamus" isn't marketable because ever since that was said on TV, can't see him as anything else..

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  36. "Yep Mode" Abeyance Brown ©December 16, 2014 at 11:38 AM

    And it hasn't been done before.

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  37. How anyone thought Shawn Michaels could carry WWF when he was up against Hogan in WCW is beyond me. Yeah, Hogan's babyface popularity was waning in early 1996 (Uncensored 1996, ugh), but even Hogan at his least popular is far bigger than Shawn Michaels' popularity.

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  38. "Yep Mode" Abeyance Brown ©December 16, 2014 at 11:42 AM

    It's a very sad post cash in period though.

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  39. Sure but why even put golddust in that position? they had tons of JTTS on the roster then that could've filled the void. His point isn't that it's a dealbreaker, but just lacks logic when you're trying to build up a guy like the IC champ

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  40. HBK? He did work with him that summer, just didn't put him over. That's why they should've been firm with HBK and booked the programs according to what's best. I mean, Vader was there for the taking - that was a pretty big deal when he jumped and he could've kicked everyones ass until HBK or whomever beats him. Would've elevated everyone instead of that nonsense run we got in 96

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  41. It was a better idea than Bret Hart.

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  42. Bret was anti-charisma.

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  43. He finally took Gorilla's advice to "Will you be Quiet!!" . . . forever.

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  44. the whole dinner scene is the best part of the movie.

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  45. I took it as they were showing he was high enough up the card to get a title shot but not quite good enough just yet.

    I agree with you guys that it wasn't needed and especially that they chopped the match up, I just think the loss really hurt him because it was to Bret.

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  46. I think Diesel squashed IC Champ Jeff Jarrett on the road to Mania XI the previous year too.

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  47. Michaels organically became popular due to his ring work and cool character so it was worth a shot. The problem is that once they realize someone is popular they start trying to make them more popular and ruin the initial appeal.

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  48. What's crazy is that I had a similar conversation at the water cooler today. Weird.

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  49. I liked Shawn but I was always a Bret fan to. I found Bret dry and boring at this point. He'd been doing the same act for years, he needed to go away for awhile to freshen up.

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  50. Remember when Piper went to hit Flair with a chair and got McMahon by mistake? I felt like that was pretty big back then.

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  51. Exactly, HBK didn't put Vader over. They had a really good match at SummerSlam, but it did nothing for Vader. If Shawn had sold for Vader the way Sting did in WCW, Vader's WWF career could have been more prosperous

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  52. It is only a matter of time before Rowan is associated with Hornswoggle.

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  53. I liked how Gorilla gave him some old man chops before he got taken out.

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  54. He also would've gained valuable momentum.

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  55. WWF tried soemthing with Shawn Michaels. He was the best guy they had in 1995/1996. What are they supposed to do? Throw up their hands and say "TURN ON NITRO--WE CAN'T COMPETE WITH HULKSTER"

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  56. Yep. And the fact that Wrestlemania 31 is the exact ten-year anniversary since the first-ever MITB match period would make Rollins' historical cash-in sweet as well.

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  57. Can't say I agree with your examples regarding the briefcase. Miz was red-hot at the time and it felt like a big deal, just not enough of one to go all the way to the WM27 main event. That's what cooled him off. Ziggler's felt like a HUGE moment with that smarky post-WM crowd. It was his concussions the that slowed him down the rest of the year.

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  58. You have to see him in person to appreciate him.

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  59. and then created separation

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  60. I thought the double turn match where Del Rio got the belt back and Ziggler won over the fans with his tenacity was pretty good, and really got Ziggler over. But they needed to stay with him and he should have won the belt back from Del Rio after he recovered. That would have really been his crowning moment. Instead, I think the company didn't trust him due to the concussion and they dropped him down the card.

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  61. Del Rio was basically a momentum killer for anyone who feuded with him by that point in his career.

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  62. That's bullshit! Everyone in that goddamn dressing room knew Bret had the greatest charisma of all time!

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  63. "Bischoff sent a letter to Vince’s secretary" -- there were many times that Eric CALLED Vince to brag/mock him and Vince wouldn't take the call. I loved braggadocios Eric.

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  64. Vince's orgasms during every broadcast for Shawn KILLED him rather quickly.

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  65. Oh, I didn't say they should give up, but Michaels wasn't cutting it.

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  66. Well, pushing a male stripper as your top babyface is an easy way to turn off your predominantly male fanbase.

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  67. Hey, he started it. I would've Vaderbombed his old ass too.

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  68. That was such a great moment. Everyone assumes the show is over and then Vince comes out - "Nobody goes anywhere!"

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  69. "After this aired, Bischoff sent a letter to Vince’s secretary asking him to continue doing the skits because it was driving Nitro’s ratings upwards even more. BOOM."


    I don't know which part of this sentences is the most dated: "sent a letter," "Nitro," or ratings meaning anything.

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  70. Greatest performance of Gorilla Monsoon's Career:

    A) Heenan's foil at Royal Rumble 1992
    B) Standing up to Vader
    C) Airplane Spinning Muhammad Ali
    D) Ignoring Art Donovan at King of the Ring 1994
    E) Other

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  71. Man did they end up blowing it with Vader or what? This guy should've decimated the entire locker room in 96.

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  72. Blame Shawn Michaels.

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  73. I always thought Vince no-selling him at every turn was funny and seemed to annoy Bichoff. He basically refused to acknowledge him and always spoke about Turner.

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  74. I agree. Summerslam was the beginning of the end.

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  75. Bret should have held the title from October '92 to March '97.

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  76. Then they could've told us how we need to see vader live to appreciate how big he is.

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  77. This was when I started falling off the HBK train, all the pandering and clear (to my still-kayfabed mind) favoring of Shawn. To this day when I hear Vince say "the boyhood dream" I grit my teeth. I was so pissed when Bret lost the title I switched over to WCW and focused on the now for almost all of 96 & 97.

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  78. "WHOA-HO-HO-HO-HO!"

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  79. That's insane.

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  80. WWF tried to cast Shawn as this odd combination of plucky underdog, boy with a destiny, and male stripper.

    It might be the oddest combination of character traits in wrestling history.

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  81. And change his nickname The Big Man Vader.

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  82. Exactly dude. It was SO perfect. With virtuous Cena defending his title against all odds ..... and the ULTIMATE OPPORTUNIST~! swoops with the hottest, sluttiest, classiest mess of woman be his side (that he also stole) and shocks us all. More than anything else I feel like this moment MADE Edge for good.

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  83. That's 2013 Charlie!

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  84. That would be great...but you're forgetting the Cena-phant in the room.

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  85. It was pretty sweet when Ultimo Dragon had ALL those title belts.

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  86. The crowd WANTED that cash in SOOOO bad....I still remember the "Thank you Edge!" chants. Yet still, this company believes that Cena is the be-all, end all of the product.

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  87. I liked him as the arrogant pretty boy but once he turned face his character got gayer and gayer.

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  88. Mister charisma! Vince sounded like he was approaching orgasm during every HBK entrance.

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  89. Virgil's Gimmick TableDecember 16, 2014 at 1:10 PM

    That's like calling Blockbuster Video on the telephone to ask for Addams Family Values.

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  90. Probably...no way a mostly unchanged WCW star would get one over on the WWF main event scene.

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  91. Vader also spent a majority of the summer house show season getting jobbed out to Warrior and Ahmed Johnson, and it scarcely needs explaining how counterproductive that was.

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  92. Jarrett also jobbed to Undertaker in a KOTR qualifier (though IIRC Double J got in more offense than you'd expect). I don't mind Goldust losing here but I kind of wish it'd been a pinfall and not a clean submission. This is where I wish Bret had had a legit KO pinfall finisher instead of a bunch of rollup variations.

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  93. Shaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawnnnnn. Michaels!

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  94. I agreed with Bret. WTF is Shawn dancing and stripping with kids in the ring.

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  95. Mania's with Jesse

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  96. It wasny no selling, it was embarassment. Vince liked selling being the underdog go billionaire Ted. It killed him to have a nobody like Eric beating him

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  97. those sound like 2 FUGLY matches

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  98. HUGE angle at that time

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  99. Is that line from something?

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  100. Sexy Flexy Biff KensingtonDecember 16, 2014 at 1:33 PM

    "Meanwhile, Vader tosses garbage cans around backstage in anger.
    One of the cans accidentally hits a young Dean Ambrose, there on a
    school field trip, and Dean is so dazed that a young Bray Wyatt hits
    Sister Abigail for the pin."

    This may have been your greatest moment as a wrestling writer.

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  101. Yeah, I don't think Vince had ever gotten physically involved up to that point.

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  102. If Rollins cashes in the briefcase and loses, you kill him as a challenger. How is he a threat to win in a scheduled match if he couldn't beat the champ unexpectedly after they had already wrestled a match?

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  103. Yeah, Miz cashing in got a gigantic reaction but he got saddled with Orton at the Rumble who didn't do him any favors then the bizarre Lawler title chase. By the time Mania rolled around, he was second to the Rock / Cena feud.

    They should have paired him against Morrison or Bryan at the Rumble and EC - both could have made him look strong going into Mania and wouldn't have been hurt by a loss instead of Miz getting fluke victories over Orton.

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  104. Agreed, T'was awesome.

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  105. Brock vs. Orton would be terrible. How about Bray who at least would take some crazy bumps for Brock and vice versa?

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  106. Yeah, but Cena/Lesnar would mean zero buys to WrestleMania. They might as well announce the match the night after the Rumble then never speak of it again til the show itself. 4th match between the two with Lesnar having won 2 and losing one by DQ. Cena will come off as a crybaby who just had to get a win, while Lesnar is the guy the fans know is leaving. It'd look like Lesnar just got bored with wrestling Cena every time and quit.

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  107. Yes that was funny. The actual scene though was awesome too. Was that the one where cornette was ranting and raving about how he's a monster, he can't be controlled, he's never happy, etc or what that the Rumble? Vader just throwing shit around the locker room was fantastic.

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  108. Call your brothers and your cousins! Hey everybody! Joanie's in town!

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  109. in 96? I thought that was when he did the tour with HBK leading up to SS. I remember going to one in the meadowlands that they were promoting pretty heavily (maybe in August 96), thinking they might do the title switch there for some reason. Not sure why, but the mark in me was hoping for it. Instead the show sucked and had maybe 3K people at the arena which was a depressing sight.

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  110. And it killed Eric not to have the acknowledgement from a peer. They both looked like idiots on many occasions.

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  111. Damn, look at all these people coming to your defense.

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  112. Virgil's Gimmick TableDecember 16, 2014 at 2:13 PM

    It's from John Mulaney's stand up special New in Town.

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  113. And puts Roman back in chase mode. That would be a good feud so long as Reigns gets it back by SS

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  114. I'm of the mind that there needs to be a stip that the briefcase guarantees you a shot at the PPV of your choice so long as you decide it by the RAW after the previous PPV, eliminating the sneaky cash in that produces fluke champs who go nowhere.

    Unless they have Rollins cash in on Reigns at WM.

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  115. Weird, I thought Vader debuted in the 1996 Rumble; I guess he was "reinstated" by that point.

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  116. Yeah, I wasn't a mark anymore, but I was DEFINITELY still pretty naiive about a lot of things about wrestling, and even *I* new plain as day that Shawn was walking out of WrestleMania with the Title. They all but telegraphed it, harder than they've every telegraphed a finish.

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  117. His promos gave me tears in my eyes...tears of boredom.

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  118. Vince 101 was to job out other companies' top stars in order to prove that WWF guys were the best. WCW & TNA usually pushed them to the top right away, but Vince was usually about PROVING his own guys were the best. Only Flair really trumped this.

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  119. This. Though, there needs to be a balance, as on the other hand you have TNA's mouth still firmly on the WWE Castoff Teat.

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  120. I love Michael Clarke Duncan...


    "Sometime I like to dress as Donna Summers. The heels, the little dress, I love it"


    RIP

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  121. I think jobbing the top heels on the houseshow circuit was a regular thing.

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  122. I did like how Bret referenced this match in his book when he was too injured to wrestle so Goldust basically had to wrestle himself and Bret putting Dustin over as a safe worker is pretty high praise.

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  123. I thought Bret did some really good promo work in 1997 with the reformed Hart Foundation.

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  124. Vader didn't need to have a great match, the guy just needed to look
    dominant. They should have rebooked it so Vader squashes some geek in 30
    seconds.

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  125. Uh, Hogan at his least popular was actually losing money for WCW.

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  126. How so? He was the most over guy in the company and probably the most over wrestler in North America.

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  127. Shawn as the pandering, smiling douche was the worst. Mid-97 tweener Shawn, who was still slapping hands with the fans while also crotch chopping (see his entrance at Ground Zero) was the best.

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  128. There's no harm having Goldust's first loss be to Bret, but I think Cruel was meant to say giving Goldust his first loss with zero buildup was a booking mistake as it killed most of Goldust's credibility and they left some money (not a lot, but some) on the table.

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  129. I keed keed. I liked Bret's promos too.

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  130. Maybe one of the fans had a bag of weed, so Shawn pretended to slap hands so he could get a hold of it?

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  131. Ahh, that's right. Great special.

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  132. I don't believe one word of it ... unless something exploded that never actually explodes in real life.

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  133. even Flair not so much. Not like he could have been used.

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  134. still does. Watch the monday night wars series on the network and it is constantly pounded into our heads that it was Vince vs. Ted not Vince vs. Eric.

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  135. The Dean Ambrose jokes never get old. :P
    I remember as a youngster digging Vader here, and both loved Vader's destruction and the fact Gorilla Monsoon was like "fuck you" and got physically involved.

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  136. Don't need anyone to defend me. I do well enough myself. I can fight my own battles, I'm not part of a stable of miscarders in the late 90's

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  137. He did debut at the Rumble. This Raw was the next night.

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  138. Never say never. it won't happen anytime soon, but if Hunter got Vince to mend fences with Bruno Sammartino and Warrior, reaching out to an ex sometime down the road isn't an impossibility.


    Sable should go in first, though.

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  139. Dean Ambrose anagrams:

    Debase Roman
    Abs Enamored
    Semen Aboard

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  140. Rollins successfully cashes in the night after RAW.

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  141. Most of the scenarios I'm reading have Rollins cashing in between the Rumble and WrestleMania, but since Rollins has until July to cash in, I'd wait until later.
    I'd have Cena beat Brock at the Rumble in a double-turn match that WWE DOESN'T beat us over the head with ("Austin and McMahon are together!! Austin has sold his soul!!"), setting up Subtle Heel Cena vs. Reigns for the title at WrestleMania. Reigns wins clean, no BS, and has his proper star-making WM moment.
    Rollins, meanwhile, reignites his feud with Ambrose during the Rumble match and they have their "blow off" match at 'Mania.
    Let Reigns' first feud as champ be with somebody who's not Kane, and then save Rollins-Reigns for July. Seth's character is too much of an opportunist to do a proper "I'm cashing in next week so get ready" challenge, so it'll have to be a sneak attack at the June PPV or on a RAW, he wins the belt, and he and Reigns have the rematch at MITB '15.

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  142. They may have even laughed and said, "oh man, Vader, this crazy guy! Attacking the commissioner! This goofy guy!"

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  143. The only people who should be stripping are the women upstanding family man Bret Hart frequented on the road.

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  144. He claims to have held some version of the WWWF tag titles with Toru Tanaka as "The Orientals" (it's in the "classic" match from the 70s they show on the first of the two Prime Times on the Network) but I can't find a record of it. Some people think they might have had him say Tanaka was his partner instead of Bill Watts or something like that. Like how Jesse said he was tag champs with Adonis when it was really Murdoch.

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  145. Sable should go down first, though.


    FTFY

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  146. I'm amazed Hornswaggle's not been fitted for a duckling mask already.

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  147. Re-verse Shea-mus! *clap clap clap clap* Re-verse Shea-mus! *clap clap clap clap*


    etc. :)

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  148. So, according to Vince.


    Erick Rowan can relate to the audience, but Cesaro can't.


    Comeon Vince...

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  149. *Does giant line of blow*


    How about *sniff* Rollins waits till NEXT years MiTB, cashes it in on Reigns (who holds till the Summer) loses the match, then enters that years MiTB match, wins it AGAIN! And then cashes it in that night on Reigns...and wins?


    Am I fucking genius or what?

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  150. Man, I'm struggling with the 'not Kane' part. Who else is there for a World Title feud?! Actually, you're right, he should feud with Big Show. And then Kane.

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  151. The Love-Matic Grampa!December 16, 2014 at 6:01 PM

    And I think Reigns/Lesnar would suffer even more in that regard. because it would look like Reigns got the belt by default because Lesnar's leaving. And it's not even the blowoff of a long feud, which at least Rollins/Reigns could be billed as. I can't see people getting fired up about a match with such a foregone conclusion with a babyface with little more going for him except "hey, it's his turn".

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