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WWE RAW Rundown 6-15-15

June 15th, 2015

Live from Cleveland, OH

Your hosts are Byron Saxton, JBL, and Michael Cole



The show starts with the ten-bell salute and tribute video for Dusty Rhodes from last night. Both were excellent. 



Seth Rollins is shown in the ring gloating then we go to commercial break. When we return, we see Johnny Manziel in the crowd then Rollins starts by welcoming the crowd to "Monday Night Rollins" as he proudly boasts the fact that he is the WWE World Champion. He then says that Dean brought his "A" game at Money in the Bank last night but the only problem is that Dean's "A" game is not quite as good as his own. Rollins then said he lived up to his promise of winning the title on his own then said that he wants to acknowledge all the people who helped him get to where he was then pulls out a list, which only contains his own name which he repeats over and over again to hammer home the point that he does not need anyone. He then makes fun of J&J Security and Kane before saying he didnt even need HHH and Steph. Rollins went as far as to say last night he punched his own ticket into the Hall of Fame before trolling Cleveland about their lack of titles, even shitting on Johnny Manziel, which actually brought some cheers. All of a sudden, Dean Ambrose's music hits as the crowd erupts. They meet in the aisle and start brawling. They head into the ring where Dean clotheslines Seth to the floor. Seth then attacks the injured knee but Dean fights back and eventually chases him off while hobbling on one leg. Seth heads out back while Dean grabs a chair and sits in the ring. Dean says the title might have slipped through his fingers but has enjoyed making his life a living hell and will sit in the ring until Seth comes back out. The segment was fine I suppose but this feud has a limited shelf-life at the moment. 



Back from break, HHH & Steph question Rollins as to why he says he doesnt need them as Rollins backtracks and thinks they should just get Ambrose out of the building. HHH tells Rollins that they have to decide who will be the next challenger to his title and since he trusted Rollins could beat Ambrose, Rollins could trust him with choosing the next challenger as Seth reluctantly agreed. 



Sheamus comes out to the ring with the Money in the Bank briefcase as he tells Ambrose, who is still in the ring, that he is a winner while Ambrose is a loser. Sheamus then says that the briefcase means he is just one Brogue Kick away from becoming the champion and steps in the ring for a match. 



Dean Ambrose vs. Sheamus

Sheamus attacks the injured knee of Ambrose to start. Ambrose fights back but Sheamus goes back to targeting the injured knee. Back from break, Ambrose fights back then catches Sheamus with a neckbreaker while selling the knee. He hits a bulldog then slowly climbs up top as Sheamus cuts him off then hits the Rolling Thunder. Sheamus locks on a Cloverleaf but Ambrose is able to reach the ropes. Sheamus tries the clubbing forearms on Ambrose, who reverses and hits some of his own. Ambrose gets two with a top rope elbow smash then hits a rebound clothesline but Sheamus is able to escape the Dirty Deeds. However, as Sheamus heads up the aisle, Randy Orton's music hits and distracts Sheamus, allowing Ambrose to roll Sheamus inside and roll him up for the win after ducking a Brogue Kick (10:50) **1/4. After the match, Orton hits the draping DDT but Sheamus was able to escape before Orton hit the RKO.  

Thoughts: An average TV match from these two. The win keeps Ambrose strong and this also prolongs the Sheamus/Orton feud so it made sense in that regard, even if those two do not have the best chemistry against each other. 



Backstage, Rollins runs into J&J Security. He refers to them as "Harry and Lloyd" then tells them both he is willing to bring them back, not because he needs them but because they might have the inside track on his next opponent. Noble said his next opponent should be the guy who pinned him in the ring last week, Joey Mercury. Rollins tells Noble he is crazy through poorly, overwritten dialogue as Mercury then tells Rollins its a matter of when, not if, he loses his title as J&J Security walk away smiling. Rollins is alienating just about everyone around him at the moment. 



A plug for the Dusty Rhodes Life Celebration that airs on the WWE Network after RAW



An ad featuring Roman Reigns playing with his daughter to promote fatherhood.gov



R-Truth vs. King Barrett

Truth came to the ring dressed as a "king," with a bedsheet as a robe and a toilet plunger as a scepter. Barrett boots Truth in the face then hits some mounted punches but poses and that allows Truth to get the win with a surprise rollup (0:22). After the match, Barrett attacks Truth then flips out as he said that he earned the "King of the Ring" moniker in a tournament while upset over Truth making a mockery of the title. 

Thoughts: A waste of time and Barrett is a complete joke at the moment. Whatever potential he had has long passed him by and this king gimmick has done him no favors at all. 



Machine Gun Kelly is backstage with Heath Slater, Zack Ryder, Fandango, Alicia Fox, Summer Rae, and Emma. Paige interrupts and wants the divas to meet up with her and the rest of the girls as they leave while Ryder and Fandango seemed bummed out about getting left out. 



Kevin Owens hits the ring. He talks about Cena insulted him more than anyone else has in his fifteen year career by saying "you belong here" as he yells at us that he doesnt need his endorsement as he also knows how he belongs here. He then says Cena is a bad winner as he could not walk to the back, like a gracious winner would, but that he had to shake hands as he needs to be the hero. Owens tells us that regardless of what happened, he deserves a rematch and this time when he wins, he wants the U.S. Title. Owens then tells us that this is usually the time Cena runs out and issues the open challenge but that wont happen as Owens decides to hold his own open challenge. Dolph Ziggler answers as he walks out with Lana. Dolph tells Owens that besides kissing Lana, he made his night as he tells Owens he has sacrificed. like the city of Cleveland, has scratched and clawed at a chance for the championship as he will give them one now and accepts. Lillian Garcia then announces the match for the NXT Title as Owens interrupts, calling her "blondie," and says that it is a non-title match. Owens mic work was top notch here as the heel who justifies every evil thing that he does. Ziggler, on the other hand, was given a garbage promo about sacrificing and wanting to win the Developmental Brand title. No one could have made that work but what mattered was Owens and he delivered. 



Kevin Owens vs. Dolph Ziggler w/ Lana

Owens immediately attacked Ziggler then tossed him outside as they cut to commercial. Back from break, Owens is still on the attack. He hits a senton for a nearfall after brushing off a dropkick attempt then proudly tells the crowd that is why he is the champion. Ziggler finally fights back and takes Owens and himself outside with a clothesline. Owens then hits him with a forearm before tossing Ziggler into the timekeeper's booth. Ziggler just beats the world's slowest ten count inside then goes on offense. He hits a DDT as we go to a second commercial break. When we return, Owens works a side headlock. Ziggler escapes with a jawbreaker then hammers away. Owens knocks him down but runs into a super kick as Ziggler gets two. Ziggler gets nearfalls with a sunset flip and a Fameasser but misses a charge and gets tossed halfway across the ring with a German suplex. Owens follows with a cannonball for two. Ziggler dodges the pop-up powerbomb and hits the Zig-Zag for two as the fans bought that as a finisher. Owens then catches Ziggler with a kick before putting him away with the pop-up powerbomb (15:14) ***1/4. After the match, Owens demanded his NXT title and aggressively yanked it from the timekeeper so he could celebrate. 

Thoughts: Good match. The last few minutes were quite action-packed. Owens has been hitting home runs with each appearance on WWE television. Lana was shown during the entrance and that was about all for her as that pairing continues to go nowhere. 



Paige holds court with the rest of the diva's as she wants them to join her in a stand against the Bella Twins. Summer then reminds Paige that she lost last night while Alicia questions why they should trust her as she has turned on every partner she has ever had. Paige says they are just as powerful as the Bellas as Naomi thinks Paige is crazy for trying to boss her around. Paige tries to get the others to join her but the Bellas interrupt. Nikki tells us that she has been the Diva's Champion since SummerSlam and since it is a free country the others can side with Paige if they want. The ladies all leave one-by-one as Paige is alone. The Bellas then sit down backstage as Paige also leaves. Whatever, there is zero reason to cheer for any of these ladies. Everyone here turns on each other so the idea to start a feud based off one of them who constantly turns is ridiculous. Some of the worst booking I have ever seen has been part of the 2015 Diva's Division. 



Randy Orton vs. Kane

Both guys slug it out to start. Kane takes Orton down with a big boot for a nearfall then works a nerve hold then a sleeper that Orton counters with a back suplex. Orton misses a knee drop as Kane hits a side slam for two. Orton breaks up a chokeslam attempt then boots Kane in the face in a pathetic spot as this match is dragging. Orton hits a powerslam and tries the draping DDT but Sheamus' music interrupts as Kane is now at the table while he proclaims the rest of this match is "No Holds Barred." Orton attacks Sheamus until Kane runs in then Sheamus hits the Brogue Kick as Kane covers for the win (4:22) DUD. After the match, Sheamus poses with the briefcase. 

Thoughts: This match was absolutely awful. I like the direction of Kane's character and he does a good job on screen but he is the worst in-ring performer on the roster now and best served hidden in tags and six-man matches. Orton couldnt even drag something passable out of him. They also did more Orton/Sheamus storyline stuff here. 



Rollins runs into Kane backstage and congratulates him sarcastically as he points out how Kane lost last night while he won, without his help. Rollins then says his success pains Kane because he is no longer feared or a champion. Kane then tells Rollins if he wants to be the future, he needs to win match after match on a nightly basis but cannot understand that because he is an idiot, not an architect. Rollins reminds Kane that he has always had someone hold his hand, including Paul Bearer and the Undertaker as Kane flips out at Rollins for bringing up his family. Rollins then yells at Kane for touching him and said that he hopes the Authority picks him as his challenger so he can put him out of his misery. Good stuff from both guys here. 



Big Show vs. The Miz

Ryback is on commentary. Miz starts the match by running away from Show, who then faked out the Miz by faking a leg injury so he could take advantage. Show rams Miz in the corner and hits a few chops. They head outside where Show chops him down then tosses the Miz at Ryback, who gets in Show's face but as they stare each other down, Miz slides in the ring to beat the ten count and get the win (2:47) 1/4*. After the match, Ryback taunts Miz with his IC Title Belt. 

Thoughts: I've enjoyed Ryback as the IC Champ so far but feuding with these two doesnt seem all that promising. 



Roman Reigns comes out and is pissed off at Bray Wyatt for costing him the MiTB match last night. Bray is shown cutting a promo about one star speaking truth and the other speaking lies as Reigns tells him to shut up and get into the ring. Bray is now telling Reigns he selfishly denied him his destiny and that he reminds him of someone he knew a long time ago, someone who was a chosen one whose people believed in him. Bray then tells Reigns he is the "yin to his yang" and that he will eliminate him once and for all as he will not do this with Father's Day around the corner then he holds the picture of Reigns and his daughter from the PSA while singing "My Little Teapot" then ends this by saying "run." More of the same from Wyatt and fans are not buying into his act anymore. 



Paige vs. Bella Twins

Cole plugs the new season of "Total Divas" as Nikki and Paige start the match. They go back-and-forth for a while until Nikki gains the advantage. Brie tags in and works the neck as the announcers talk about "twin magic." Brie gets two with a running knee then Nikki tags and works a figure four neck lock, even working a few pushups. Brie tags and accidentally clotheslines Nikki as Paige takes control of the match. She rams Brie into Nikki then hits the Rampage but Nikki breaks that up and then tags in to hit the Rack Attack for the win (5:35) 1/2*. 

Thoughts: Bad match as I have no idea where they are going with this feud but hopefully it leads to Paige bringing up some NXT girls to the roster because the current WWE Diva roster as a whole sucks. 



Machine Gun Kelly performs. I thought the performance sucked. Afterwards, Kevin Owens comes out and sarcastically claps at the end. Kelly then pushes him but Owens knocks him down then powerbombs him off of the stage. Several officials tend to Kelly as Owens walks away. Despite landing on a crash pad, Kelly was a sport for taking that bump and it looked great as Owens came off as an even bigger psychotic dick than he was before the show started. 



New Day vs. Prime Time Players & Neville

New Day were shown in an insert promo talking about using the power of positivity to regain the Tag Team titles as the PTP's were shown biting off the New Age Outlaws ring introduction. Young hits Woods with a discus forearm to start. He then hits an inverted atomic drop and a neckbreaker. Kofi tags, with his ribs bandaged, as the PTP's then clean house. Neville then takes out the New Day with the Fosbury Flop as we go to break. When we return, the New Day are working over Young in their corner. Woods works a chinlock as the crowd gets behind Young. Woods boots Titus off of the ring apron but Young is able to tag Neville, who runs wild. The match breaks down and gets a bit sloppy but Young is able to hit Kofi with a gutbuster then they tag Neville back in the match as the crowd goes nuts, with the PTP's act as cheerleaders, then Neville gets the win with the Red Arrow (9:38) *1/2. 

Thoughts: The match got really sloppy at the end but the crowds love the Red Arrow, as evidenced here tonight. Neville hits the move perfectly each time too. And his ring work in general has been incredible since getting called up. The PTP's are a fun act and I assume they will drop the titles back to the New Day soon. 



Dean is backstage throwing darts at a dartboard that features a picture of Rollins. Kane walks in and laughs and says as Director of Operations, its his job to make sure things run smooth as they laugh while Dean said that he liked the Kane that was "hellfire and brimstone" and the "Big Red Monster" as Kane reminds him he has a job with a global company. Dean said he lives for nights like last night and will not stop until he gets that title. Dean says that is what he lives for then asks Kane what he lives for as he walks away, letting Kane ponder the question. When Kane turns, it should get a decent reaction as it has been built up well. 



The Authority walk down to the ring to announce the next opponent for Seth Rollins but first, Steph wants to apologize to the fans for Owens attacking Machine Gun Kelly and that disciplinary action will occur as that is best for business, which is not just a slogan as they run a global business that puts smiles on peoples faces. HHH assures us that Dean Ambrose, among others, will not be the challenger for Rollins' title. Rollins himself then comes out, looking quite confident. Rollins then tells the Authority it doesnt matter who they pick as he is as good as they say he is and he will embarrass anyone on the roster, making the Authority proud. HHH runs down the list of guys Rollins has beat then said in life, you have to step back and look at the investment to see if it will pay off or if it is a sunk cost as HHH tells us you stick a lump of coal under pressure as you either see it turn to dust or into a diamond as he questions what will happen to Rollins as the pressure is on then after twenty seconds, Brock Lesnar's theme music hits as he appears with Paul Heyman. The announcers talk about Lesnar being reinstated and how he was never pinned at WrestleMania. Rollins looks at Lesnar, trying to appear confident. He then sees Heyman shake the hands of the Authority as they leave the ring while Rollins looks petrified as Lesnar stares him down. Rollins backs up slowly as Lesnar follows then ducks outside as the crowd boos. He looks at the Authority then at Lesnar as he heads up the aisle as Lesnar looks on from inside the ring, staring right through Rollins. Cole then tells us that this match will take place at Battleground. With Rollins brashly acting like he needs no one but himself all show long, he now looks helpless after learning that he will be facing Lesnar, which is a good bit of storytelling. 



Final Thoughts: Overall, this was a solid show. The main event stuff was good and the building of Owens as a top heel has been superb. They even kept Dean strong tonight too. Some of the midcard stuff was shit (well, most of it was) but we had a good match and they are shaping up the storylines that lead to Battleground. They seem to have a direction where they are going and that is the most important thing out of RAW, not good matches. That is what the PPV's are for. 








Comments

  1. If Rollins vs. Triple H is the main event of Summerslam, HHH's politicking will become indefensible.

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  2. I can't believe it, but they haven't screwed Neville up yet. Amazing. Putting him in the position to use his ringwork to get over, not going too far too fast, just letting the crowd get into him at their own pace with a badass finisher that pops the shit out of everyone. Between him and Owens, I wonder if HHH has some QUALITY blackmail stuff on Vince that he just received.

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  3. KO has being a dick down pat. And you know what? I bet at some point he'll make a great everyman face too.

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  4. Fast Eddie AlbertJune 15, 2015 at 11:13 PM

    The Paige/Bellas thing must be leading towards someone from NXT debuting right?
    All they'd have to do is have Paige challenge them to a tag match at Battleground followed by the Bellas laughing and going, "None of the other divas like you! Whose going to want to be your partner?" Then have the tag partner be Charlotte.

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  5. And the crowd goes mild!

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  6. ARRRRGH THE BARBARIANJune 15, 2015 at 11:50 PM

    Are the Authority babyfaces now, or has Rollins gone so far heel that other heels hate them? And Brock Lesnar should not be cozy with the authority since Steph talked to him like he was shit and cost him a lot of money. They need whiteboard guy back.

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  7. Brock winning the title and then Heyman cutting a 'fuck you, this is the era of Brock' promo would be amazing.

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  8. Cena vs Orton,one more timeJune 16, 2015 at 12:11 AM

    Lesnar vs Rollins already?
    They must be desperate for network subscriptions.

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  9. Cena vs Orton,one more timeJune 16, 2015 at 12:18 AM

    Something something steve austin.

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  10. It pretty much has to be Charlotte as she has absolutely nothing going on in NXT at this point. I'd love to see her dominate the division for a while and give it back some credibility.

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  11. They probably are, but I'm excited for it anyway, even though it will inevitably end with a DQ.

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  12. Why? It's not like HHH would be coming out of nowhere. He's a huge part of the Rollins story/character. And if Rollins goes over, he gets to defeat a legend and get some of the credibility that everyone seems to think he lacks.

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  13. A Wyatt feud is actually beneath Reigns at this point, though the main event picture is fairly crowded with Brock back (unless they had given Reigns the briefcase, but why do something that makes sense?).

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  14. Fast Eddie AlbertJune 16, 2015 at 12:49 AM

    Plus, Bayley isn't scaring the Bellas at all and people like Becky Lynch aren't quite ready yet.
    Charlotte should have been brought up a while ago.
    Sasha Banks would make a natural foil for the Bellas eventually too but not as a babyface surprise tag team partner of Paige.
    When they debut Banks, it should be her running down the Bellas as being passed their prime and her touting herself as the new face of the Divas division.

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  15. Because it therefore means HHH believes he's a bigger box-office than Brock Lesnar.

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  16. Problem is, the last time we saw Charlotte on Raw, she lost to Natayla after about a minute. Charlotte will have 0 crowd reaction...

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  17. Fast Eddie AlbertJune 16, 2015 at 12:54 AM

    So they should keep her in NXT forever? They'll just pretend that never happened and act like we've never seen her before.
    If they wanted to build her up a little, it won't be too hard. Sell the daughter of Ric Flair thing and have her go out and completely dominate the Bellas.
    Have Ric come down to the ring with her at first if you want a better crowd reaction.

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  18. The only guy of note that HHH has gone over in the last two years is Sting, who's not exactly a spring chicken. He put over Bryan, he put over the Shield as a group with Evolution and, if they feud, he'll put over Rollins.

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  19. Vince takes his red pen. He crosses off "Charlotte" and "Sasha Banks" and "Becky Lynch".

    He writes in "Dana Brooke."

    Paige is rushed to the hospital after rolling her eyes so hard she gave herself a concussion.

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  20. The best heels are sometimes even better faces.

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  21. Ain't watched raw in a while (about a year) but it sounds like the owens cena fued is great and I like wat I've read about them having ambrose continue to be an unpredictable maniac and it sounds like rollins is a great heel. But damn do I HATE triple h and steph. And not a good heel hate but I legit can't stand those two on TV every week treating the show like their own little playground to be smarter than everyone else without hardly EVER getting their asses handed to them in return.

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  22. (1) Triple H vs. Seth Rollins in the main event means Brock Lesnar is going to have to lose at Battleground. (2) Brock Lesnar is a bigger name than Triple H. (3) Seth Rollins and Lesnar's match has been brewing for months.

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  23. Macklin, Man Without MillionsJune 16, 2015 at 1:30 AM

    Triple H has had his ass handed to him plenty since turning heel. Steph, not so much.

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  24. 1 - Lesnar should not walk out with that title at Battleground unless they have a plan that doesn't involve duplicating what happened last year. He doesn't need it at this point.


    2 - In the world of professional wrestling, HHH IS a bigger name than Lesnar. He's been around longer, he's there every week, and to argue otherwise is ignoring reality. Yes, outside wrestling, more people know Lesnar, but that's not true in a pro wrestling context.


    3 - What? Ever since Lesnar got suspended, they've barely mentioned him in context with Rollins. Just because there's been a significant amount of time since Mania doesn't mean that Lesnar doesn't have a bigger beef with the guys who suspended him than with Rollins.

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  25. 'The worst sinners make the best saints.'

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  26. Top faces usually start off as heels and become too cool to be one.

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  27. I was going to post a rebuttal, but saying that HHH is a bigger name than Lesnar doesn't even make you worth the time.

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  28. I suppose when you don't actually have a cogent point to rebut with, it's better to retreat into petty insults. Sad, but expected.

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  29. I'm sure ESPN will call Triple H to be on SportsCenter before Summerslam.

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  30. And I'm sure you read what I wrote, which was that in the context of professional wrestling, HHH is a bigger star than Lesnar. Actually, you probably didn't. Remind me again about the spike in buyrates and network subscriptions and show gates when Lesnar performs again? Oh, that's right - you can't.

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  31. Um, Lesnar's buyrates are exceedingly higher than shows he's not on.

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  32. Link to said information? Because if I remember the Observer last year, much of the backstage scuttlebutt being reported was about how Lesnar didn't justify his contract as it translated into said measurable metrics. But if you show me the PPV numbers that prove otherwise, I shall gladly retreat.

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  33. Just because they gave him an absurd amount of money doesn't mean he doesn't draw. Sure, they might have overestimated it, but that does not translate into him not being a draw.

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  34. I never in any way claimed that he didn't draw. What I claimed was that your point by point theory was incorrect. I'll put it another way - I don't think that Lesnar needs to be wrestling in the main event of any given show to achieve pretty much the same amount of buys that he would have influenced otherwise. HHH being the one to wrestle Rollins has had more build (ie 'giving' him the pedigree, his protection in the guise of the Authority), and HHH is a full-time employee that has more history in the WWE ring than Lesnar does at this point. Booking issues aside, HHH's pro wrestling career is an objectively stronger one than Lesnar's. It's not a reflection on either one of their talent levels. It's just acknowledging reality.

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  35. 2012 Extreme Rules = 263,000, highest buyrate for the show. Even 2013, a Lesnar-HHH match no one wanted, came in 2nd place. Summerslam 2012 - highest buyrate since 2009. WWE network is too confusing to figure out, but I think that's enough evidence that more people buy PPVs when Lesnar is main eventing opposed to not.

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  36. Bray vs Reigns. Two Guys no Heat.

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  37. Okay, so let's look at them after he came back at Summerslam 2014: oh, wait, we really can't. Because that PPV only did about 150,000 buys, but I won't use that number, because the network eroded most of that buyrate. And that would be unfair to use as a fulcrum in this argument. And, I find it telling that you say that Extreme Rules 2013, which lost 35,000 buys, wasn't on Lesnar's shoulders pretty much at all, but is because it was a HHH match that no one wanted to see. But let's look at another couple: Summerslam 2013, in which he wrestled CM Punk in a hugely hyped contest, was off from the previous year to the tune of 60,000 buys. Who did Brock wrestle at Summerslam 2012, you ask? HHH. Now, how many buys did he add to that card? Who knows? Apparently, people wanted to see him wrestle HHH for the first time more than they wanted to see him wrestle CM Punk for the first time the next year. This theory that Lesnar draws a ton and therefore needs to be in the main event just doesn't wash. He draws a certain, somewhat verifiable amount, but many of those numbers have been done with him wrestling in the upper half of the card, with another match above him. And, sometimes, when put in a position to draw, he doesn't - CM Punk was still hot as hell when he faced Lesnar, and that Summerslam was off a lot. Again, none of this has anything to do with Brock Lesnar's talent.

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  38. Source used for buyrate information - http://www.2xzone.com/wwe/buyrates.shtml#.VX_X1flViko

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  39. I've been away for a few days. Just read cultstatus going off on that new super serious guy on the MITB rant, that was so hilarious.

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  40. The only woman over enough for WWE is Blue Pants.

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  41. Since the shield evolution matches (which were a YEAR ago) the only time I've heard of him getting his ass handed to him was the fued with sting which was only what about 3 times. So yeah in the past year he has showed ass three times but then won the blowoff match. And at WM31 with the rock but damn the other 51 weeks out of the past year he has got nothing except a frowny face when Seth rollins gets beat up. But then he belittles him the next week so it looks like they got one over on Seth and not triple h.

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  42. Yep, always blackmail on Vince. I wonder who else can have blackmail on him at this point. CESAR CHAVEZ?!?!

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  43. Why is it always "a little bit" with Michael Cole?


    "A little bit of retribution" ... "A little bit of turnabout is fair play" ... "A little bit of Twin Magic" ...

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  44. "HHH tells us you stick a lump of coal under pressure as you either see it turn to dust or into a diamond as he questions what will happen to Rollins as the pressure is on then after twenty seconds, Brock Lesnar's theme music hits as he appears with Paul Heyman."



    I've noticed that they have a bad habit of missing the cue with Brock's music. Go back and look at his last few "surprise" returns. There's that moment of perfect timing that WWE usually hits with everybody else (Cena, Reigns, Orton, etc), but with Brock they're often 3-10 seconds late.


    BTW, one of the best moments of the night was the subtle look Rollins gives HHH when Brock's music hits. It was like his own father had betrayed him, a "How could you?" look.

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  45. Since the heel turn at Summerslam 2013, aka his heel turn:


    Wrestlemania 30 - clean job to Bryan in the middle of the ring.
    Extreme Rules - clean job with Evolution to The Shield
    Payback - clean job with Evolution to The Shield
    Survivor Series - his hand-picked team, complete with Big Show turn #1100, loses clean to Ziggler after a 3v1 situation
    Wrestlemania 31 - Goes over Sting after Shawn Michaels interference allows him to escape the Sharpshooter, then returns later in the show to put over Rock and Rousey in an interview segment.


    Hate on the dude all you want, but when it comes to laying down, he can sleep just fine at night. This whole 'showing ass' thing is ludicrous to me - his character is one that should be a dick all the time who loses in the end, and that's what happens. So the guy isn't ready to retire - if he keeps putting over the young guys, who cares? He's won ONE match in the last two years, and done a bunch of high-profile jobs. What more do people want?

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  46. Other than the weird booking choice for MiTB, I'm really enjoying WWE right now. Ambrose is finding his footing, the top of the card is stacked and the tag division is chugging along even with several high-profile injuries in the last five months. The midcard/women are the only two weaks spots on the show right now, but Cena/Owens is amazing and I think the women just need more development than "lol they all hate each other." Hell, even Ryback is hitting a stride I never saw him getting into.


    It isn't perfect but right now is a pretty solid time to be a fan, imo

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  47. Rollins said he didn't need Steph. That's all she needs to hear to reinstate Brock, because she's vindictive like that.

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  48. "What more do people want?"


    To have his life, apparently. That's the only way I can explain this bizarre resentment.

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  49. In that scenario, just use Ric Flair's music to intro her at Battleground and the crowd will get on board.

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  50. The timing was perfect. His music actually starts with 20 seconds of silence

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  51. Rollins has some of the best facial expression work in the business, outside of Heyman.


    He nails it almost every time.

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  52. They should hit PLAY earlier.

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  53. Then you wouldn't get to enjoy the first 20 seconds.

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  54. Comically villainous as it is, I appreciated Owens powerbombing MKG off the stage (and the insincere twitter apology afterward), and it'll probably mean a 30-day suspension so we can rightly delay Cena vs Owens III until Summerslam. The segment with Ziggler was good, as was the match, although Lana's demotion to arm candy is embarrassing for all concerned.


    Rollins/Lesnar. It'll be a good match, but I doesn't make much sense the Authority having Lesnar as the next challenger. I like the potential of where it might go, but from their perspective why risk having the title on a totally uncontrollable element. Bizarre.

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  55. It's just a little bit of vintage Michael Cole.

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  56. How is Becky Lynch not ready yet? She just had that great match with Banks. They are all light years ahead of Rosa and Cameron.

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  57. I'm still pissed about Sting.

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  58. I was just watching that ridiculously long Ken Burns Baseball documentary and it said Satchel Paiges biggest regret was not having the chance to strike out Babe Ruth. I feel gutted that JBL and Cole lied to me about that at MITB.

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  59. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 5:52 AM

    Started Raw this morning and God damn it, that Dusty package... damned onions being chopped.


    Devil's favorite dinosaur. Heh. Johnny Idiot Face. Ha. Dude had a Miz shirt. Probably deserved that.


    So I don't know if SummerSlam is going to be Rollins-Triple H, or if they're going that route at all, because there's so many paths they can take with Rollins, Ambrose and the Authority. Although Rollins should know that it wasn't a smart idea to say he didn't need Stephanie. Trips probably would have seen it Ruthless Aggression. He should have just left it at that.


    Bayless' recap made it seem like it was a good shiow.

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  60. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 5:53 AM

    To be fair, is it really lying when you're too stupid to know the truth?

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  61. They're broadcast journalists for God's sake! Heenan and Gorilla were probably going crazy. I was actually going to look that up because their time lines didn't even match up. Ruth retired in the 30's and Satchel didnt debut until after Jackie which had fo have been late 40's. It was just weird that literally the next thing I watched on TV it told me they were wrong.

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  62. See above with Rick's points. I think HHH is prob. justified.

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  63. Characters are actually growing and changing, there is some intrigue. This isn't WWE is it? The show has seemed more focused recently.

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  64. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 6:01 AM

    Yeah, that was pretty awesome. That meka dude wouldn't just give up when it was clear he was being a total weirdo.

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  65. Am I crazy or did Neville get the loudest pop of the night when he got tagged in for the Red Arrow?

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  66. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:05 AM

    God, I hate that term. Cole WAS a broadcast journalist, a war correspondent. Now, he babbles on incessantly for three hours on Monday nights with a senile old man in his ear. JBL, also not a broadcast journalist.


    And if Bobby Heenan taught me anything growing up, it's to not believe anything said by a commentator on a wrestling program. Everything you see and hear, event the announcing, is a work. Gorilla and the Brain (What a great cartoon idea!) just made it more entertaining.

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  67. I honestly thought for a second that Rollins and Lesnar were going to shake hands and hug and the big reveal is that in exchange for his reinstatement, Lesnar is replacing J and J as the new security guard for Rollins.

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  68. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:08 AM

    The show has been GREAT lately, as the focus of the whole place is shifting from guys like Orton and Show to newer guys like the former Shield and Kevin fucking Owens. There's a lot of potential for the future being shown on Monday nights, with even more on NXT on Wednesdays.

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  69. So, before I went to sleep last night, I read Bayless' recap to see if there was anything worth watching.


    KO powerbombing a rapper, and Brock showing up for the last segment.


    uh...I'm gonna call that a "yes."

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  70. Pretty sure the conditions of his reinstatement were simple.


    He agrees not to kill anyone.


    Off camera, at least.

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  71. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:10 AM

    Ambrose gets a roll-up victory with a musical distraction, but it wasn't a direct result of the musical distraction! PROGRESS!


    I'm not exactly over the moon at the prospect of Orton-Sheamus, but I'm sure it will produce a couple good matches.

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  72. Dude I was laughing out loud at work reading it. The guy's superstraight "I don't think it's acceptable to hit people with hammers because they cheer babyfaces" and cult just doubling down. So fucking funny.

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  73. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:11 AM

    "Don't F5 people who aren't contracted on-air talent."


    "Hmmm... Fine, I guess."

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  74. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:12 AM

    Shit, I think I missed that.

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  75. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:14 AM

    I have skipped over the Barrett-R Truth nonsense and Heath Slater hanging out with white trash. On to KO!

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  76. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 6:14 AM

    I don't get how he didn't understand what was going on....or if he actually did, and was truly offended, then that's even funnier.

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  77. Do you have a little bit of a problem with it?

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  78. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 6:16 AM

    Brock rolled into Cleveland majestically on the back of a 5000 pound sabre tooth tiger. It was beautiful. Too bad you missed it.

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  79. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:16 AM

    WWE needs to create some separation from him as Raw rolls on.

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  80. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 6:21 AM

    You could skip everything but KO and Brock, and you'd have a hell of a show.

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  81. They tried though, changing his name and giving him a stupid cape. I have a hard time getting behind a guy named simply, Neville. All of the foreigners have only one name; Nevile, Cesaro, Sheamus, Rusev, Barrett (they never call him Wade, JBL might slip up on occasion). That's racist! Somebody call Bobby Walker.

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  82. I watched the segments online before I crashed ya doof.

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  83. I'm generally enjoying how things are moving with WWE, but still... cannot get behind Dean Ambrose. I find his 'unhinged' act pretentious and they need to add something (not sure what) to his music. Most repetitive shit ever

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  84. That drunk guy from Colorado is gonna yell at you.

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  85. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:32 AM

    Alright, nice win from Owens, although I'm not sure a match with Ziggler needed to go as long as it did. Boy, Lana really hitched her wagon to a real winner there, eh?


    *Checks what's coming next*


    OK, time to make breakfast. Quesadillas with salsa and two eggs over easy coming up, boys!

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  86. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:32 AM

    Did Paige just say that the Bellas are where they are because of who they're married to?

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  87. Lana and Ziggler is the most awkward, zero chemistry pairing since RVD and Ricardo. Makes zero sense

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  88. Yet during matches Cole will randomly start Cena/Orton as just John/Randy. It's a very odd double standard

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  89. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 6:46 AM

    Oh....well....here we are then.

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  90. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 6:50 AM

    Yeah, I know a lot of us can sometimes be overly critical of the show, but man....I think it's fairly obvious that at least so far, Lana as a face has been terrible and the pairing with Ziggler has been awful.

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  91. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 6:50 AM

    Would she be wrong?

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  92. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:51 AM

    No, it's just surprising to hear on non-Total Divas television.

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  93. They seem genuinely uncomfortable around each other. I'm not sure we've even seen them have a real conversation? I guess the Rusev injury threw a spanner into their plans but still... terrible stuff

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  94. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:55 AM

    Bray's promo should have ended with the lights going out and then Harper and Rowan showing up to beat the shit out of Reigns.


    God, how long is this concert segment?

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  95. I really think if someone (or even Glenn Jacobs) that hasn't been around for 20 years was doing this exact gimmick and character it would be well received and not tiresome to so many. He has been pretty good and lots of layers like you mentioned...but the Kane stigma is what some fans can't get past.

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  96. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 6:57 AM

    I wonder if Machine Gun Kelly would have fared better with Kevin Owens if he went for a fist bump instead of a handshake.

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  97. He's from Buffalo

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  98. In a vacuum this is a really good story. It's just that it's Kane, and we can't get past that, justifiably.

    The true tragedy is that after so many godawful title shot stories, he finally gets a good one when he's near fifty and used up.

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  99. My favorite part was the guy not understanding "brain" was a verb.

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  100. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 7:03 AM

    I've heard the term "in a vacuum" way too much around here lately.


    You know what's collected in a vacuum? Dirt and hairballs.

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  101. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 7:05 AM

    I mean, MGK kind of deserved that, didn't he? What did he think would be accomplished by shoving Kevin Owens? MGK is 98 pounds soaking wet.

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  102. It's really quiet........ A little too quiet.

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  103. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 7:09 AM

    I'm loving Kane in this role. He doesn't need to put on 5-star matches. The whole point of his existence is to provide exposition and move the story forward with the Authority and Seth Rollins. He's more enjoyable in that role than Steph and Trips are.


    The question is, how does THAT play in to the rumors of the Triple H-Seth Rollins SummerSlam match? And how do they make Seth Rollins a face, especially after last night, where he proved how ultra-heel he actually is?

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  104. I'm kind of hoping Triple H turns face. It would end the Authority storyline.

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  105. Last night definitely made it seem like Triple H will be the face in the eventual match with Rollins.

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  106. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 7:15 AM

    Seth's "Wait, why did you do that to me?" face when BROCK LESNAR's music hit was priceless.

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  107. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 7:16 AM

    I don't see any of them as the face, and I was reacting to the NEWZ REPORTZ that said Seth would be the face in the match.

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  108. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 7:17 AM

    Also, Seth may have soiled himself...

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  109. I am really surprised they don't expect him to get cheered for destroying Machine Gun Kelly.

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  110. I was never a Triple H fan but I think he's good in his role. Stephanie, though, I completely agree with you. Her presence and, more importantly, the way people react to her make me want to change the channel.

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  111. You'd think given how many writers they have, they could put one person in charge of contingency booking. Bascially take every current angle and say, "OK, here's our 5 main storylines. What is our backup plan if Cena, Rusev, Reigns, etc. get hurt?"


    I would assume they already do this, but it's glaringly obvious they had no idea where to go with Lana once Rusev got hurt and are just killing time until he's ready to return.

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  112. It doesn't make any sense why they would bring back Brock. Who is the face now? The Authority?

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  113. I'm not sure they even know. With the way Brock left, you'd assume he was the face, but Triple H could be the face as he brought Brock in to kick Rollins' ass. Or is Rollins the face because he's getting all of the cards stacked against him by a heel Authority group?

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  114. Forgive him, he's always just slightly wrong about everything lol

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  115. I hope Bayless is OK. I'm guessing he's waking up REAL sore today.

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  116. MARV! Did you watch Soaked In Bleach this weekend?

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  117. yeah completely right, I mean it is one thing to have shades of gray. It is another to have something that makes no sense to anyone.

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  118. Though he is right if he's implying that Adam Curry yelling at spammers is stupid

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  119. I don't know. Also, if they brought Brock out because of what Rollins said, what was Brock doing there to begin with?

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  120. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:13 AM

    It seems only fitting that you keep your responses so short.

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  121. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:13 AM

    Butt play? I hear that.

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  122. Car accident. Butt close.

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  123. Car accident yesterday. The missus got it worse, but I bet Brian's not feeling great either.

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  124. Best part of Raw was MGK selling Owens' kick by flying backwards like a cartoon character.

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  125. Shit, that sucks. Yeah hope he's alright

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  126. I'm not gonna lie - if I were famous for anything, one item on my bucket list would be showing up on RAW and taking someone's finishing move.

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  127. "YAAAKITY SMAAKITY DOOO!"

    *bow tie spins*

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  128. He's really earned a day off. That sucks that it happened. Just glad nobody's permanently injured.

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  129. Someone put up a daily thread as a tribute to him. right? it's what he would have wanted.

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  130. In fairness, Satchel had MANY years in the Negro Leagues before MLB desegregated, and there are instances of exhibition games between Negro Leaguers and Major Leaguers.

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  131. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:24 AM

    Damn. That sucks. Well, now my butt play comment feels kinda dickish.

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  132. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:24 AM

    How'd you know I had a spinning bow tie?

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  133. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:25 AM

    He's not dead.

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  134. I just meant if he wasn't asleep.

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  135. Stranger In The AlpsJune 16, 2015 at 8:27 AM

    The Network posted around a dozen more Prime Time episodes.

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  136. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:28 AM

    Seems like kind of a harmless thing to be critical about.

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  137. I think if we keep the Network we're going to keep getting a steady stream of old content.

    It's a fun grab bag of random stuff instead of the hyper specific requests we want.

    I like the randomness.

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  138. There is one guy, who is now deceased, that actually used plot charts and got laughed out of the job.

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  139. In celebration of the Prime Time players victory I assume.

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  140. Now you've made ME feel dickish! Goddamn you.

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  141. This is not the accepted BoD stance on the network. Please adjust your opinion accordingly.

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  142. It would be a fitting tribute to Dusty to put all the old NWA TV up with him on it. Just sayin'

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  143. Right, right...

    "MOAR 1996 WCW and 1992 WCW!!!"

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  144. I'm glad I was able to save you before it got to be too late.

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  145. Early COTD leader.

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  146. WHY DO YOU KEEP RESPONDING TO ME LIKE THIS BUT IT DOESNT BOTHER ME AT ALL THO!!!

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  147. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:38 AM

    I apologize. I just wanted someone down in the hole of shame with me.

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  148. I know, we'll dig our way out!

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  149. What WWE has been forgetting lately is that the reason that the heels are cool is because they do cool things and are entertaining. So they get cheered. Del Rio was an example of modern WWE booking mistakes. When they turned him face, they completely changed his character and it fell super flat as opposed to the Rock who turned face and kept doing the exact same shtick for the most part and it worked like gangbusters.

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  150. Hey man, I told the invisible spammer to eat a dick today! High five!

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  151. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:41 AM

    I do sort of seem like a very random person to pick on. But maybe I don't see it. Who knows.

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  152. Not yet buddy, I have it...uh....purchased...on my laptop, maybe tonight.

    I've been listening to a lot of Hole lately though, I think subconsciously connected to that conversation because it's been like 10 years since I heard any of their stuff. That first album is so fucking obviously written by Billy and Kurt, you can plainly hear it in the chord progressions and lyrics it's hilarious.

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  153. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 8:45 AM

    Totally worth it.

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  154. New avatar is a live shot from last night. Does not seem to look too great

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  155. So has anyone from Brian at all today? I bet he's waking up feeling like he got hit by a...oh, right.

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  156. You get a new job?

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  157. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:46 AM

    I'm just saying, who cares?

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  158. Who's in the ring? Looks like Big E to me...


    :)

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  159. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 8:46 AM

    Hey, he got the Raw Rundown up last night.

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  160. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 8:47 AM

    Is that Randy Orton?

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  161. Leaving here Sept 10, plan is to be at home with the baby for a few months and then maybe start writing and doing ad design or something for the company. I tried to quit, it didn't work lol

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  162. Stranger In The AlpsJune 16, 2015 at 8:48 AM

    I happen to know that the BoD Daily Update is currently in edit mode, so I believe he's working on it. Also, I reached out to him via facebook if he needs an assist.

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  163. Bah you've learned nothing from me.

    "This is the view from my suite when I was at RAW for free last night. Whatevs, its NBD"

    That's how this should've gone.

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  164. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 8:48 AM

    Give it a few minutes.

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  165. Ok good, fuck him then, hope the lady is alright haha

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  166. This is the correct response.

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  167. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 8:49 AM

    You tried to quit but it didn't work...? They just said no?

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  168. I DON"T ACCEPT YOU BREAKING UP WITH ME WE ARE STILL TOGETHER!!!

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  169. Extant1979 - Extreme SuperstarJune 16, 2015 at 8:51 AM

    That actually happened to me once...

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  170. "I actually did that once"

    FTFY

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  171. Pretty much yeah, I spent 3 hours with the CEO yesterday morning explaining why it was better for me to quit and her to work and blah blah blah, insurance, blah blah.

    His solution was to keep me hired on, work from home, and kind of bounce me from paper to paper filling whatever gap was needed. Mostly ad design and stuff like that, stuff without a real hard deadline.

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  172. Has Dolph Ziggler won a televised singles match since he got paired up with Lana?

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  173. That sounds like things worked out alright!

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  174. I always thought it was the first one clearly written by her, the second one written by Kurt (Live Through This) and then Celebrity Skin from 1998 is just FULL of Corgan-esque melodies and riffs.

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  175. Yeah I was pretty alright with it lol

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  176. Oh is Live Through This is her second? That's what I'm talking about, Violet and Miss World specifically, you can tell the first is Kurt's song and the second is Billy's.

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  177. Fantasy booking for a moment, if you'll indulge me. Tell me what you all think. First of all, No promos about Stars and Monsters or whatever.


    Have him say that he's been lost but he remembers where he fell of the path. Things were going great for him when he had his family and started feuding with the Shield, but he never got the chance to finish or even really start the feud. So now in order to go back in the right direction he must return to the point where everything started going wrong. The former Shield members must all be sacrificed.


    It's a weird motive, but Bray's weird, but I can see a crazy person saying it. Thoughts?

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  178. Yeah, they had a more punky album before that called Pretty On The Inside, it's not Nirvana-ish at all. The change in sound is quite dramatic.

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  179. Fast Eddie AlbertJune 16, 2015 at 9:06 AM

    Well yeah, from a talent standpoint she's ready, but it seems like they're just starting to figure out her gimmick in NXT right now. Give her another month or two to fine tune it, then bring her up.

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  180. Favra would have enjoyed this.

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  181. I do, apparently.

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  182. I actually thought that was one of Wyatt's best promos in a long time--it had direction, reason and passion. Unfortunately, I'm not sure how you get him back where he was a year ago, when he had some of the best lines I've ever hear in a wrestling promo ("I am the color red in a world of black and white" is my favorite).

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  183. Belee_Matt!_INDEED!!!June 16, 2015 at 9:43 AM

    It would appear that way.

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  184. Owens.

    I'm a believer. He does just about everything the right way. Reminds me of Jericho, Punk and Piper combined. All around awesomeness.

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  185. What about Rikishi's stinkface? I'd kill not to take that one.

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  186. The only thing that would have better than Owens powerbombing MGK is if he did it in the middle of his performance.

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