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Showing posts from August, 2017

Southpaw One Night Only

What would your opinion be if WWE did a Network special of an actual wrestling show for Southpaw Regional?
Remembering back to the original ECW One Night Stand, one of the cool aspects was many guys essentially taking a night off from regular gimmicks & throwing back to their older incarnations, separate from WWE.
I think they could do something similar with the Southpaw guys. Run it at Hammerstein or somewhere snarky enough to go along with chanting for the Southpaw characters and going along with it. Just a small 1-2 hour show as a Network thing so it doesn't mess with current continuity. It could be a really fun entertaining show, if done with the right level of dedication.
I realize this is a really slippery slope in many ways and I wouldn't want it if it means sacrificing the little videos we get, but as a one-off, would you watch it?
Oh yeah, I'd watch it, but a little goes a long way with this kind of wacky self-referential stuff. 
They really should just repackage t…

Wrestling Observer Flashback–09.27.93

And now, the beginning of a grand tradition in wrestling:  Shawn Michaels weasels out of having to lose a title in the ring.  You know it’s bad news for the WWF when their troubles eclipse the dumpster fire that was Fall Brawl ‘93. 

- It’s TURMOIL in the WWF this week, as Shawn Michaels quit the promotion while still Intercontinental champion.  Current plan is to crown a new champion in some kind of 20 man tournament at the tapings on 09/27 in New Haven.
- Also, Doink and the Steiner Brothers were all removed from upcoming bookings.  In the case of Doink, it’s believed that no one will notice because Steve Lombardi is just going to take Matt Borne’s place on all the shows. Meanwhile, there appears to be some kind of suspension to Scott Steiner, which has resulted in the team being removed from all appearances until Survivor Series.  And of course they already lost the tag titles to the Quebecers on the 9/13 RAW, a decision that was apparently based on all the backstage stuff going on…