I think he is a good worker and has a chance to go far as long as he gets the right push. I see a lot of potential in him too.
Hey there Dave. Greeting from South Jersey. You are missed in the Garden State, but I hope you are enjoying the new setting. Anyway, on to my question. This year at WrestleMania, they had one of the most questionable booking decisions ever by having Sheamus sucker kick Daniel Bryan and win the World Title. It was said that WWE did this to have a shocker moment to kick off the show, which got me to thinking: would it not have made more sense to have The Big Show-Cody Rhodes match do this to open the show instead? They could have done a bit where Cody wanted to use his own camcorder or something to document the Big Shows latest WM loss and then have Cody walk into the WMD for the win. It would have been a sucker punch, and would have played into the subsequent storyline of Show mocking Cody ever since while achieving the same shocker moment at then Sheamus and Bryan could have saved that horrible first hour. Thoughts?
First off, thanks for the Jersey shout out! I hated that they did that to Bryan at Mania and the way I see it if you already sold the show to people, there isn't any real reason to need to do something shocking at the start. With that said, if they were going to do it changing the World Title had a lot more impact than if they would have done it with the IC Title.
Why does Chris Park have to rip off Santino Marella and pretend to be Abyss's brother? But unlike the Santino/Santina bit, this looks like this is going to be a serious storyline. Couldn't TNA have grabbed someone from developmental, hell even a non wrestler, to fill the role of "Joseph Park" instead of having Abyss play make believe on camera?
Sure, they could have used someone else but the obviously think this is a good storyline. Personally, I think Bruce Prichard is a huge Penn Jillette fan and he is paying homage to him. I am kidding, I think. I guess we will see where it all goes. I see big money in having Joseph Park date Brooke Hogan to get back at her father for dissing Abyss. I probably should not give TNA ideas like that.
Was Shane McMahon at the hall of fame ceremony? Is his relationship with Vince been strained since he left WWE?
If he was he there wasn't in front of the crowd. I haven't heard that he was backstage. As for their relationship, Vince and Shane have been seen hanging out together in New York so I think they are fine now. Sometimes it takes getting away from someone to appreciate them the way that you should. Working for Vince is no picnic if you aren't his son. I can only imagine what it was like fun Shane.
Brock Lesnar's last MMA match was against Alistair Overeem. At the time of their match, Overeem had a probationary license to fight over a failure to do a drug test to get his license, and has now failed a drug test and possibly having his license denied. After Brock lost the fight, he retired and said if he had won the fight, he would taken one last fight for the title before retiring. I know you can't speak for Brock but how do you think he feels about this? This news about Overeem came a day or two after Brock's return to WWE and it has me wondering if he might be regretting, not necessarily going back to Pro Wrestling, but retiring from MMA with unfinished business... Although, I really do believe Brock has one more MMA fight in him against Frank Mir down the line. Thoughts?
Whatever happened with Overeem to me it doesn't change the fact that Brock got his hat handed to him. I think his bouts with diverticulitis have taken something out of him, both figuratively and literally. Pro Wrestling is obviously a lot easier on the body. With that said, he showed up at Saturday's UFC event so if nothing else he is keeping his toe dangling in the UFC world.
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