In the question regarding to Lord Tensai and John John Cena you said of Tensai "Lord Albert had to cheat to win." . When in fact they were in an Extreme Rules match so how did he cheat? On a similar note do you think that Laurinaitis will put on a classic wrestling match with Cena or have the typical authority figure vs. wrestler match? Since Johnny is a 14 year vet in the ring and he looked pretty good in his attack on Cena he could potentially could pull off a decent match. Your thoughts?
By "cheat" I meant that he didn't beat Cena clean, so it didn't really matter all that match. I would think Ace could pull out a decent match if he wanted to but I wouldn't book it that way. I would book it as a train wreck style match.
If I'm paying sixty dollars for a WWE pay per view, there is no way in hell that I want to see a two on one match between Ryback and two jobbers. I'm wondering what you think about jobbers being on a pay per view? I thought of a possibility where if they wanted to do such a scenario, why didn't they bring back a "legends" tag team for Ryback to destroy? The Rock and Roll Express probably could have used the payday. The Iron Sheik and Nikolai Volkoff...Larry Zbyszko and Tony Garea...well you get the idea. Along the same line...will the jobbers get a percentage of the PPV buyrate or will they just get paid for the appearance?
PPV bonuses, unless they are spelled out the person's contract, are solely at the discretion of WWE. So what they got was up to WWE. I don't think squashes will become a major part of the shows but for a few minutes on a PPV now and then it's not a big deal.
Have you or anyone you know have ever been inside WWE hq in Stamford? What was your or their impressions of it?
I went there in 1999 for an interview that I had with the company. It was your basic corporate office building.
You always get questions regarding WWE and TNA creating new stars but what about Japan? I know they have been going through lean times lately. Are the companies there doing a good job elevating new talent?
I can't honestly say. I don't have my pulse on the business over there anymore.
Do you get tired of all the questions you get trying to justify why the WWE should do this or that for Chris Benoit that would put him in a good light even for a split second (IE Hall of Fame, showing his matches on TV or any new DVD's, etc.) I, for one, read the questions and I shake my head wondering to myself about them, "What don't you get about all this? Seriously." I could not agree with your past statements in that Benoit is scum for what he did and I feel I am severely holding back my true feelings on him for what he did. Yeah, maybe he was a good wrestler but there have been people in the business a lot longer than him with a lot more damage done to their bodies than him but you don't see them doing what Benoit did.
Yeah I do. For sure. I find it really disheartening that people can not see that WWE has to distance themselves from him given what he did. It is such an obvious thing to me so it does frustrate me.
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