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I can't tell if they're trying to copy the success of Becky Lynch with AJ Styles and Seth Rollins doing heel-ish things to get themselves over. Styles smacking Vince. Seth using a steel chair. If what we've been watching isn't the real AJ Styles, then why is some guy who knocks down the boss the "real" version of him?

It was a nice moment to have Cena and Becky team up on Smackdown. If anything it gave Cena more of a rub than Becky. He needs all the help he can get, especially with his JBL hair. I'm not sure what I expected Cena to look like with hair, but he needs to cut it.

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RIP "Mean" Gene...

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And Toni Storm had nudes leak online and deleted her social media accounts afterwards...

She's great in the ring, deserving of the Mae Young Classic victory this year, and can definitely be a top name in WWE if she's ever called up. I just hope this incident doesn't cost her the opportunity... I mean, Rollins had nudes leak, too, and Paige/Xavier even had the tape, so... it'd be quite unfair if this hurts Toni.

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Early January Mania predictions:

Becky v Ronda
Lesnar v Rollins
Bryan v Cena
AJ v HHH

Balor v Dean Ambrose v Drew McIntyre v ???
Strowman v Undertaker
Shane v Miz

Womens tag team championship match
US title ladder match with like 8 people
Undisputed Era v whoever is left on Raw


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Why WWE pushes Reigns as theguy: If July 2018 Lashley feuded someone like Corbin, Ziggler, Owens, etc. for Extreme Rules it would be the first or second match of the night, like Corbin vs Finn Balor type of match. Reigns vs Lashley though is the main event and actually marketable as a big match... they even gave it the annually recycled brawl segment that they save for matches like Lesnar/Undertaker and Lesnar/Samoa Joe. Mans is good at making feuds important. Which is also extra confirmation Jinder is basura since nobody gave a fuck about Reigns Jinder

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It's so weird seeing Shack's thoughts from the past in the present. He should be all caught up by 2025.

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Man the crowd and putting it last really ruined Ziggler Rollins at Extreme Rules. I will never understand the casuals that tune out for Ziggler matches but would treat him like a superstar if he had 2 more inches and a bigger chest or whatever. Even after all this time the WWE probably still wasn't convinced yet this version with help can't be a world champion level heel and tried one more time by putting him last here and on Raw, but shot down again. Even though he had a HOF midcard career he will probably always be frustrated by how close he was to knocking the door down. If he had as big tits as AJ Styles would his whole career be different? I don't know.

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I really hope they don't stick Becky Lynch in another multi-women match against Asuka, thus denying her the Royal Rumble. WWE hates a clear-cut path, and I feel like so many are pushing for it to happen that they're dying to do a swerve on fans. Just stay the course and do the right thing.

Or they'll have Becky and Charlotte repeat the 1994 and 2005 Royal Rumble endings and have both their feet hit the floor at the same time. Please God no.

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Kenny Omega is a free agent. Will probably sign with Cody Rhodes’ new promotion, but gosh that would be a great surprise Rumble entrant. And I know Cena has had his eye on a Mania match with Omega. Just keep putting money on the table till he says yes please!


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Only if Cena cuts his JBL hair.

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I want Omega to end up where he's happiest, but I personally wouldn't want him in WWE... After the initial big match or two, the likelihood of him just ending up in limbo somewhere on the mid-card is just too risky.

Of course, he has everything to offer the WWE and it could be amazing, but what are the chances he's signed and ends up more of a Styles than a Nakamura, really?

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I'm not sure who he is (I tragically don't follow any wrestling outside WWE... even NXT), but no one should go to WWE to be happy. I know everyone likes to shit on WWE, but there really isn't enough room for every deserving wrestler to have the spotlight. Even AJ Styles is only on the highest end of mid-carder, because they treated his championship run like CM Punk's. Given the choice between Styles and Lesnar, WWE would always choose Lesnar. To me, that means Styles isn't a main-eventer.

In smaller companies, it's easier for more people to steal the show.

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If you have the time, I'd recommend watching some of the Wrestle Kingdoms (NJPW) in the past few years, including last week's. There's English commentary available.

Also, I'm watching RAW tonight and there was just an awkward and rough promo by Strowman tonight... He's usually good on the mic, so it almost seemed like a real-time test to see if he can carry a promo on his own before they, hopefully..., put the title on him at some point.

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Being a fan of wrestling for most of my life, it gets sadder every time a name from that era passes on. It's even more surreal to hear Hulk Hogan drop all these names I know and they're all gone. Savage, Piper, Andre, Gorilla, Heenan, Warrior. Crazy to see so many names gone.

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I really hope they don't stick Becky Lynch in another multi-women match against Asuka, thus denying her the Royal Rumble.


Nope. They went for straight one-on-one. For fuck's sake.

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If this all plays out and we don't get Becky and Ronda at Wrestlemania for the RAW Women's Title, I'm going to assume it has something to do with WWE not wanting Ronda to lose a match, but knowing Becky can't lose either. But there's no bigger money match for Mania.

Worst case, I'm guessing Charlotte wins the Rumble and Becky gets added to a triple threat, which was my prediction since they also don't want to upset the Queen. But if Becky loses to Asuka going into Wrestlemania... I don't know.

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Random thoughts of Smackdown:

-I've been negative on The New Daniel Bryan, but last night's opening promo was terrific. He's selling it better and settling more into the role. I hope this is the last of AJ Styles and Daniel Bryan at the Rumble though, I'd like to see him work off someone else.

-I don't need more Shane McMahon in the ring. I'm assuming this pushes towards a match with The Miz at Wrestlemania, but it's a waste of The Miz, who probably is the most underrated male superstar in WWE.

-Loved the tag match between Mysterio and Ali & Joe and Almas. I'm not a fan of Rey Mysterio overall, his size works against him as a main-event level talent, but his actual in-ring talent is undeniable.

-Seeing lots of fans reasoning online that Becky could lose the match at Rumble, enter the Rumble and win. Also saw she could win the match, enter the Rumble and have a title unification at Mania. I really hope I'm satisfied with the PPV outcome in a few weeks, but it was also a foregone conclusion that Daniel Bryan would enter into and win the Royal Rumble five years ago, and that did not happen. Not until major, major backlash did WWE change its Wrestlemania plans to include Daniel Bryan.

I hope they've learned their lesson to not do things the hard way.

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Best case scenario is Asuka makes her pass out to the Asuka Poco. Chen enters the rumble and wins.

If they need Charlotte, they can go the Shawn Michaels route and steal her contract and mMe the triple threat they want.

Beniot = Becky hhh = Ronda Michaels= Charlotte

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What the heck is going on? Why did they announce Strowman and Lesnar if it was never the intent to have them wrestle, according to reports? Honestly Strowman is dying out there thanks to WWE, so they could have and should have been building Lesnar and Finn Balor for a while. It's unfortunate that Balor won't win, but at least it'll be a good match, if given more than three minutes.

At least I won't have to hear Braun call Lesnar "Beastie Boy". I don't know who fed him that name (probably Vince), but stuff like that only hurts his overall image.

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I haven't watched a WWE PPV since Hell in a Cell, but I'll tune into the Royal Rumble for just the slim hope that Balor takes the title from Lesnar. Please, please, do it.

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I'm a sucker for this Mandy/ Naomi feud. I love trashy tv

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