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By Dave Scherer on 2023-01-09 10:00:00

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I am all for suspending disbelief but I find it hard to believe Darby Allin could beat Samoa Joe.  Am I wrong?

No, you aren’t wrong.  A case could definitely be made that a guy that small shouldn’t be able to beat a guy like Joe in the fashion that he did but the flip side is if AEW fans like it, that’s what matters because that is who Tony Khan is booking for.

In your opinion, which is the bigger slap controversy? Will Smith slapping Chris Rock or Dr. D David Schultz slapping John Stossel?

The former.  Let's be honest, people can understand that kind of behavior from wrestlers.  From a multi-millionaire actor?  It's more surprising.

If the plan, hypothetically,  is still for Mercedes Mone to be Saraya's partner, how bad did TK sabotage his ratings by announcing Toni Storm as the "mystery" partner?

I don’t know that it would mean all that much because the swerves and “big surprises” happen so often that they have lose their oomph.

What are the chances that Sasha Banks/Mercedes Monét will still do something with WWE and just had an arrangement with the current administration? I'm 95% sure she is gone (for now) but find it curious that's still listed on the website on the current roster when they were fairly prompt with moving Mandy to the alumni section. 

They have moved Sasha now too.  I can’t put odds on this being a ruse.  If it is, it’s only being done to fool a really small percentage of the audience and I don’t see why WWE would waste their time doing that.  If she had come out as Sasha Banks, then I would think there was a chance WWE was OK with her working in Japan.  But now?  It sure doesn’t seem that way to me.

Why do wrestlers stop the beat down when music hits ? It's looks so bad when your about to do something heinous then stop cuz music hits. Also why do wrestlers who are making the save slowly and casually walk to ring ? That makes the bad guy look like a idiot for standing there and makes you look like you don't care your friend or partner is getting his ass kicked.

The only answer is “that’s how they do things”.  They think it adds drama.  I have said for years now that both of those things make no logical sense.  

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