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CHYNA IN THE HOF, THE UK TOURNEY, THE LOOK OF TITLE BELTS AND MORE

By Dave Scherer on 2016-12-18 10:00:00

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In regards to FloSlam's monthly price, in just the next 2 weeks, they have 8 LIVE shows.  I don't see how people can say that the WWE Network is a better deal than that.  And that is just for 2 weeks. I don't even know how many live shows they have for the whole month.  I would say that 20 bucks for a month is a hell of a deal.

And that is why you pay for it!  I am glad you enjoy it.  What you don’t understand in the equation is that most people don’t enjoy independent wrestling to the degree that you do (I know the person that sent the question in case you are wondering when reading this).  You will watch all 8 shows so it’s a deal for you.  To others, watching WWE PPVs, 205 Live, NXT and the other things on The WWE Network for $9.99 is a much better deal because that is the product that they are interested in.  Those people might not watch any of the 8 events you are looking forward to.  I don’t see there being a huge demand for FloSlam’s product at that price point.

Is it just me, or does WWE's new UK championship belt look 100 times cooler than the belts that AJ and KO carry around? Maybe they should have used some of that creativity when designing their 2 top belts.

I like the new belt.  With the main roster titles, the company wanted uniformity.  They got it.

So now that WWE is creating a U.K. Championship (coincidentally, almost a full 20 years after the European title was introduced), do you think that the belt will only be eligible to wrestlers from the United Kingdom, or will it be open to all comers regardless of nationality, like the European strap or the U.S. title? If it's the former, you'd think that WWE would have to sign a bunch of British wrestlers just to compensate like they did the new Cruiserweight belt.

At the moment, I don’t think that will be the case.  I don’t see that having legs and frankly they don’t need another Title belt on the main roster in my opinion.

In all likelihood, do you think that Owen Hart will ever be inducted into the Hall of Fame? It seems like the only roadblock to that is his widow, even though the WWE is back in the good graces of the rest of his family. I completely understand Chris Benoit never being inducted, but not having a world champion-caliber talent like Owen in the HOF seems like a serious oversight any way you slice it.

It’s not an oversight.  It’s a matter of respect to his widow (who they have had a contentious relationship with).  I understand why they haven’t inducted him and I respect it.  If she changes her mind, he would be in quickly.  But at least for now, they are respecting her wishes.  When her children get older, maybe that will change.

Speaking of the Hall of Fame, considering all of Sunny's poor decision-making and controversial activities as of late and the fact that she's still a Hall of Famer in good standing (for lack of a better term), do you think that WWE needs to reconsider its stance on inducting Chyna? She revolutionized women's wrestling, she broke serious gender barriers at a time when females were just T&A window dressing, and she was a founding member of one of the greatest factions in wrestling history. Considering that so many HOFers and future HOFers have questionable Google search potential, it just seems silly that Chyna's legacy is being blackballed when others' aren't.

I don’t see it as a matter of changing their stand.  When she was alive, there is no way that they could induct her and trust her with a live microphone given some of the things she has said in the past.  I don’t blame them for that given her behavior in the past.  Now that she has passed away, I could see them doing it in some way.  If they wanted to induct DX, that would be the perfect way to do it.

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