Instead of WWE settling on a completely disinterested Christian appearing on PPV for a completely pointless throwaway appearance and possibly sitting down for some comments for a future DVD release in exchange for Ric Flair appearing at the WWE Hall of Fame, wouldn’t a better deal for TNA have been have WWE allow TNA to use any and all footage of Sting of their choosing from the WWE Tape Library? That way TNA could make a complete Sting DVD as well as using the footage for his Hall of Fame induction.
That would have definitely been a better deal for TNA but I doubt WWE would have agreed to that. Given that TNA probably would have let Flair appear for nothing, I don't think they could have played hardball with WWE.
My question is in regards to Vince McMahon. Do you think the controversies regarding wrestlers and drugs and other controversies, criticism of WWE quality and criticisms of the man himself have hurt the way Vince will be remembered when he leaves WWE? How do you think he will or should be remembered? Personally I consider him one of the most important people to have been involved in wrestling.
I think there is only one way he ever leaves WWE, and that is when he dies. Obviously, he is the most important man in the history of the business. How he will be viewed depends on the person doing the viewing.
Why does WWE often use the stipulation "...if John Cena loses he will be fired" for their PPV-bouts (in this case No Way Out 2012)? Do they really believe that fans buy the PPV because they think Cena is in serious jeopardy? Every time they use this stipulation, for me, the beef is out of the match, simply because it won't happening. I can't believe, even younger fans think otherwise.
I agree with you 100 percent. It's the boy who cried wolf at this point. They use it because they are desperate to generate interest in shows but I think that the vast majority of the fan base knows exactly what you just stated.
It seems that WWE might have found a popular idea with bringing back a name from the past and having them get a good pop in a non main event way. Vader got a TREMENDOUS response this past Monday. I was wondering what you thought of doing that sort of thing each Monday (until the novel wears off) and always have the legend defeat Heath Slater? It might not give Slater any credibility, but it would get him on television every Monday night.
As long as the older guys look good, like Vader did last week, I have no problem with it. It would definitely cement Slater's spot as a loser though. I am not sure I would like that if I were him but I guess it's better than getting wished well in your future endeavors.
Do you think there's a possibility of TNA inducting Ron Killings into their Hall Of Fame? He was the first African American NWA/TNA heavyweight champion and that must count for something.
Good point. Sure, I could see it happening somewhere down the road.
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