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WILL BREAKING THE LAW EVER BECOME PART OF WWE’S PROGRAMMING, HOW GREAT IS BROCK LESNAR’S WWE DEAL, A FULL TIME FEMALE REFEREE AND MORE

By Dave Scherer on 2017-07-18 09:43:00

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After watching Great Balls of Fire, when do you think WWE is finally going to explain away attempted murder as an unprosecuted "occupational hazard" for wrestlers?

I don’t see it happening any time soon.  They see themselves as putting on an entertainment experience and you are supposed to allow for kind of poetic license when they do it.  I agree with you.  It was attempted vehicular homicide.  And that was bad enough but then after Roman Reigns did it, Kurt Angle rewarded him with a chance to main event SummerSlam, even though he LOST at the PPV and committed a felony.  I have said for years that WWE needs a logic editor.  Those events really hammered it home.

I was super stoked to hear about the first full time female ref working the Mae Young Classic. Do you foresee this becoming a reality on the main roster, not only for women's matches but men's matches too?

I believe it’s just a matter of time.  The company is all about being at the forefront of trends and the NFL and NBA both have female officials.  I think we will see it sooner rather than later.

Who would be your Mt. Rushmore of wrestling (let's do five instead of four just for fun)?

That is so hard. You have to have Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair.  Steve Austin and The Rock.  But how do you choose the fifth?  Roddy Piper?  Terry Funk?  The Undertaker?  Bruno Sammartino?  I could go on.  It’s such a hard question.

Hypothetically, if either were to happen say this year. What would be bigger. A Roman Reigns heel turn, or a John Cena heel turn? Reasons for your answer?

Cena turning would be.  He is a part time, legend now.  He sells a ton of merchandise.  He is WWE’s go to representative.  And he just doesn’t have the style that is conducive to being a heel at this point.  Reigns tried to kill a guy at a PPV.  He is already a heel. 

Is Brock Lesnar getting the best deal ever or what? He stands in the ring behind Heyman (mostly). Wrestles a load of short matches and gets paid an absolute fortune. Are WWE crazy?

And he gets to skip drug tests and be the champion!  It may not be the best deal ever but it’s a pretty damn good deal!  Brock knew what he was doing, for sure.

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