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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by supersonic » Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:29 am

He was avoiding a confirmation of everyone's speculation.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by thecubsfan » Fri Mar 18, 2016 2:15 am

Everyone's speculation, in this case, is it's a setup for Hulk Hogan to return, fight off the foreigners, and help out his new black friends.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by ODonnell » Fri Mar 18, 2016 2:16 am

....all of the speculation I've seen alludes to a Bullet Club/Balor Club interference

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by JML » Fri Mar 18, 2016 2:35 am

thecubsfan wrote:Everyone's speculation, in this case, is it's a setup for Hulk Hogan to return, fight off the foreigners, and help out his new black friends.
That's cancel my subscription stuff right there.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by thecubsfan » Fri Mar 18, 2016 5:40 am

ODonnell wrote:....all of the speculation I've seen alludes to a Bullet Club/Balor Club interference
This is why we shouldn't be mysterious! Or why other people shouldn't be mysterious, I should be more mysterious to appear less dumb (but I have really seen that brought up.)

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by PKThree » Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:11 pm

Gawker jobbed clean. $115 million plus punitive to the Hulkster.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by Chismo » Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:35 pm

Trending on Twitter, brother.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by maggot » Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:12 pm

thecubsfan wrote:Everyone's speculation, in this case, is it's a setup for Hulk Hogan to return, fight off the foreigners, and help out his new black friends.

Would The New Day agree to that? They seem the types to refuse to work with Hogan. (I mean that as the strongest of compliments).

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by JML » Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:57 pm

I kinda knew that Hogan would win the case because of AJ Daulerio being AJ Daulerio. Never liked the guy. Thought he was bush league for looking over Stuart Scott's shoulder at his texts and reporting it. Chickens have come to roost now for him.

Now for Hogan, I think it would be way too soon for him to come back to WWE but I wouldn't be surprised if he came back for Mania and even got a great reaction. I wouldn't cheer him but I'm not like most fans.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by supersonic » Sun Mar 20, 2016 12:24 am

I believe he needs another year away for wounds to heal. Original nWo, Christian, and Kurt Angle as the 2017 HOF class headliners in the region they have strong ties to.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by rovert » Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:23 am

Raw was pretty much crap outside of Styles/Owens.
So far, here are all the announced participants for the Battle Royal

Heath Slater
Curtis Axel
Adam Rose
Bo Dallas
Big Show
Kane

Other people not doing anything as of yet...

Wyatts (pray for Luke Harper)
Damien Sandow
Darren Young
Diego/Fernando
Fandango
Goldust
Swagger
Ascension
R-Truth
Tyler Breeze
Mark Henry

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by rovert » Tue Mar 22, 2016 6:19 am

FUCK


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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by mlev76 » Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:07 pm

rovert wrote:Raw was pretty much crap outside of Styles/Owens.
So far, here are all the announced participants for the Battle Royal

Heath Slater
Curtis Axel
Adam Rose
Bo Dallas
Big Show
Kane

Other people not doing anything as of yet...

Wyatts (pray for Luke Harper)
Damien Sandow
Darren Young
Diego/Fernando
Fandango
Goldust
Swagger
Ascension
R-Truth
Tyler Breeze
Mark Henry
By my count, excluding injured and suspeneded wrestlers, there are only 23 male wrestlers available on the main roster for the battle royal. If they as Truth and Goldust to the Usos/Dudleys match, that will drop things down to 21.

Which leaves 3 real possibilities:

1) Use NXT wrestlers
2) Bring 1-2 people off the injured list back
3) Use legends

I imagine we'll definitely see at least 2, if not all 3 of these groups used to pad the battle royal.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by cherrylimeaid » Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:25 pm

On the topic of the battle royale

1) They've had 20 man battle royales before, even if it's advertised for 30 cutting it down to 20 wouldn't be the worst change of card travesty WWE has committed (this is the rip on the WWE thread)

2) I agree that the most probable winner, Strowman, shouldn't even be listed on his own individual line.

3) I don't recall and could care less to research but did anybody in last year's battle royale work double duty. In a show that booked deep how awesome would if a babyface expired too much energy in this battle royale coming up short to win it, and then that effort cost him a match later on in the show. (wrong company to book that deep I know)

4) Amazing how this match could go from "I don't care" to a vehicle to make an actual star if someone from the NXT roster were to win it. Just thinking of the Itami travesty last year.

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Re: Let's bury the World Wrestling Federation....

Post by supersonic » Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:35 pm

Cesaro pulled double-duty for sure.

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