This week we ask who wants to be a main eventer, as CM Punk and Cody go down with injuries and Roman won’t be on yet another PPV. Then the LAZY RIVER OF WRESTLING CRITICISM: Good Wrestling and Bad Storytelling, NXT having a good upside but bad storytelling, AEW having bad storytelling. Sense a theme?

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