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Old 01-15-2018, 11:03 AM
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Are they playing up any sort of relationship between Brian Cage and "Christian Cage"?
From what I gather being there for 2 days and hearing what other people are saying, Impact is doing a lot of their story building from backstage/interviews and not WWE-style in-ring promos. So I barely know ANY of the new storylines.
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Old 01-15-2018, 12:53 PM
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I made a comment elsewhere and I'm hoping it somehow gets to WWE's ears.

Lars Sullivan is already booked for this month's Takeover, but...

What about a Big Show vs. Lars Sullivan match for the Takeover the weekend of Wrestlemania?

If Show is indeed retiring shortly after Wrestlemania, it might be the last chance to do it, and I'd love if they put them together for at least one match, to help build Lars. It did wonders for Braun Strowman, they had great chemistry together. Lars doesn't have to win, they could do a long match ending with a double count-out or with neither man able to get up at the count of 10.

Oh, and as someone else suggested, they could build to it by having Big Show sitting in the audience at an NXT show then intervening when Lars just starts completely destroying people after a match.
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Old 01-15-2018, 10:34 PM
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Geez, Slater has a bit of a paunch going on now.
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Old 01-15-2018, 10:51 PM
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Geez, Slater has a bit of a paunch going on now.
That happens to men who have kids.
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Old 01-16-2018, 12:29 AM
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Goldberg has been announced as the first inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2018.
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Old 01-16-2018, 10:22 AM
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What about a Big Show vs. Lars Sullivan match for the Takeover the weekend of Wrestlemania?
They're already setting up Lars vs Killian Dane, so there should be enough wreckage from that pairing. I'm always reluctant to watch Big Show nowadays because I'm constantly fearing that the one big bump he takes will be followed by a Hearse ride. He's had a long, tough career that would have broken other men, and as far as I'm concerned he's already passed the torch to Braun Stroman. Let him spend his remaining years working backstage and teaching big guys how to work main event matches. He doesn't have any more to prove.
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Old 01-16-2018, 10:43 AM
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WWE.com has an article about Ricochet officially signing. I expect the obligatory new signeee shot of him in Philly and I sincerely hope they give him the name of "Rick O'Shea" and have him be a long-lost cousin of Sheamus.
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Old 01-16-2018, 07:37 PM
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Damn, WWE was busy today. Announced a signing of Ricochet, War Machine (who the Bludgeon Brothers WISH they were) and Candace LaRae, aka Mrs. Johnny Garbanzo.

Between them and the potential for EC3 and (as I've heard) Rockstar Spud and the potential of maybe Lashley coming back someone's got to get fired, right? Although Mrs. Cups says NXT is going to break in two to accommodate everyone.
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Old 01-16-2018, 07:40 PM
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Ok, I've predicted mass release several times over the last year only to not see them.

But with the "cost cutting" going on, I can't see them signing all these people and having places for them. Unless Vince, in his old age, is just collecting them like action figures.
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Old 01-16-2018, 07:45 PM
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Ok, I've predicted mass release several times over the last year only to not see them.

But with the "cost cutting" going on, I can't see them signing all these people and having places for them. Unless Vince, in his old age, is just collecting them like action figures.
Indies are growing, I think he's worried about them giving them the talent he developed. Competition is what the WWE needs, or rather what we need.
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Old 01-16-2018, 07:52 PM
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He might be scared because of Cody's success, only Cody is the exception of all exceptions and no one in WWE would have HALF the success Cody has except for a very, very select few
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Old 01-16-2018, 08:10 PM
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Oh I don't know. It would never happen in a million years and I'm not exactly a fan of his, but if Randy Orton was released, I think the indies would collectively freak out and throw bales of money at him to be on their shows.

But yeah, at the same time, someone like Heath Slater or Tye Dillinger isn't going to be much of a draw on the indy circuit.
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Old 01-16-2018, 10:06 PM
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Welp, very happy to see Bobby Rude win the US title.

And Jinder, dude seriously, make some freaking changes to your moveset and stop being so goddamned slow and deliberate. Big man monsters can get away with that, you can't.
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So, a Florida gym owner who plead guilty to selling steroids says Roman Reigns was one of his clients.

Could the other shoe be about to drop on the Reign Train?
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Florida? I wonder if he'll name a bunch of WWE people in the end.
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