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Boy, they really mangled Becky's heel turn, and made Charlotte the most villainous she's seemed in years by taking her title opportunity. Turning Braun heel against Reigns could have gone just as badly, but I think the only reason it worked is he aligned with Ziggler and McIntyre who were unanimously being cheered against, and likewise Rollins and Ambrose allows the crowd to go pro Reigns. By that logic they just need the Absolution girls to line up behind Becky or something. Speaking of McIntyre, for someone Vince most likely sees as a future world champion and has a picture of underneath his pillow (His Look is perfect), I think the way they handled it making him part of a duo/faction instead of throwing him back into singles career right away was perfect. Reigns and Braun started as part of factions as well so it's not a bad way to do it

I take it Shawn Michaels is coming back to face Undertaker at Wrestlemania? Uhh I guess I'd get excited for it, but HBK vs Styles type of match would have been more interesting than two guys born in 1965.


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Boy, they really mangled Becky's heel turn


I love Shack's posts. He's like some weird time capsule to remember how things used to be.

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Lololol he's so close to The Man persona

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It's been rumored ever since the Royal Rumble that inter-gender matches may become apart of WWE again, and now Jax vs. Ambrose is being booked for Live Events.



And with them seemingly at the start of a feud following their last two segments on RAW, I wonder if Nia vs. Ambrose will become a match at WrestleMania. It'd be an interesting send off for Dean, and I don't know if it'd be good or bad?

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Intergender wrestling doesn't interest me. They are actively building the women's division, and having a woman wrestle a man, especially if it does happen at Wrestlemania, feels cheap. If Nia wins, certain fans won't be able to suspend their disbelief that a woman beat a man. If she loses, Ambrose beat a woman.

WWE could bring in a ton of good press for two women potentially closing the biggest wrestling event of the year. If on the same card, they have a man trading blows with a woman, no matter that match's outcome, it's detrimental to an image boost WWE could desperately use right now. It isn't empowering for a woman to beat a man in a wrestling match. It's empowering to have women outshine men on a wrestling show, week after week.

If this was a legitimate plan, and has been for a while, it could shed some negative light on Dean Ambrose if he's upset that he's wrestling a woman and likely putting her over. If this is spur of the moment, it looks like WWE is trying to embarrass Ambrose, which isn't good either.

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I've seen a lot of arguments made for and against what happened last night. I think we all knew it was going to happen, but it sucks that their insistence on making Charlotte a part of the biggest women's match is going to ruin what would have been a huge match between Becky and Ronda.

Obviously Becky will be re-added to the match, but a triple threat wasn't the way to go. I don't know if Ronda simply doesn't want to lose clean, if they need to include Charlotte, or whatever the case is, but it sucks. The only thing that could save it is if they have Becky challenge her for the spot in the match, not to be added. But that just again ruins the outcome of another Royal Rumble. What's the point in a Royal Rumble win if it doesn't lead to a match at Wrestlemania?

Having Becky and Ronda standing next to each other as Charlotte comes out leads me to believe they're trying to align them in some way, not as a team, but in their hatred for Charlotte. WWE is trying to pivot on the heel reactions for Ronda because she's not meant to be a heel. So Charlotte will take that heel role.

I don't know how I honestly feel. WWE thinks fans booing Charlotte means their plan is working, but sometimes it's not about booing the heel, it's about booing what is happening and how wrong it is. But like certain political figures, they do what they want, people react, no one is held accountable and they move on like the idea was 100% fool-proof and they're geniuses.

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Gurl the wrestling fans are melting and I love this. Great trolling WWE

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That has to be Charlotte's best promo ever. that was good.

All hail King Kofi

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It was expert WWE trolling, I'm just saying I'm not into Charlotte being in the match. I think I'm less into knowing that Ronda won't get pinned or submit. It's fine for someone to lose a match clean. Building up undefeated streaks doesn't work unless she's going to be undefeated/unpinned for her whole run.

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A very strong Elimination Chamber, probably the best ppv they’ve had since.... gosh I can’t even remember. WWE has turned Kofi from a comedy side bit player to a main event worthy star in just 5 days. I hope he gets the big Mania match with Daniel Bryan.

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Yeah, pretty strong Elimination Chamber. I wonder if this Kofi push was meant for Ali, or if they just decided to give Kofi himself the spotlight.

DX was announced as the first inductees into the HOF this year. If they don't ever induct Chyna, at least she'll be in as apart of DX.

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What the fuck was that DIY Nonsense? Ignoring the feud of the decade? Bitch bye

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I think Kofi was given a Mustafa Ali spot, but WWE didn't expect the crowd to be so behind Kofi. I don't see it continuing into a match at Wrestlemania. He's put in so much hard work and deserves it, but with WWE constantly pushing new NXT talent into WWE, I think Kingston is going to get lost in the shuffle. No way do they bank on Daniel Bryan vs. Kofi Kingston at Wrestlemania. If anything, they'll fuck it up by Kofi turning on The New Day for holding him back.

I wish WWE would hang back a bit on all the Stone Cold/Becky Lynch comparisons. Walking out smiling while being flanked by two security guards. I don't hate it, but Becky doesn't need recycled ideas.

I'm not a huge fan of these "Let's introduce some new NXT talent into WWE" storylines. They have established talent they need to build, not to mention a bunch of NXT men and women introduced in the last few weeks that I haven't seen much of. It's flooding WWE.

Weren't Ciampa and Gargano feuding in NXT? Or did WWE do a "Let's erase all that for new audiences"

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Random Smackdown Thoughts:

-I'm not 100% sure how to pronounce Ciampa, but I'm 100% sure it's not how Shane pronounced it.

-Speaking of, having the new NXT guys (Aleister, Ricochet) face off against very recent NXT guys (Andrade, Eric Young) just shows the futility in trying to build off any momentum you've created from NXT going into WWE. Andrade should be in contention for the title, but they've kept him simmering below the surface, which is basically 99% of the men and women that jump from NXT to WWE. Has any NXT superstar cracked the top surface in the last three years when they went to RAW or Smackdown?

-Is there anyone not ready for Asuka?

-Kofi Kingston gets the Dean Ambrose 2016 shot at the WWE Championship at Fastlane, thus giving him the title shot but keeping him out of the WWE Championship match at Wrestlemania.

-As much as I think WWE will ruin anyone that comes from NXT, Ciampa and Gargano do feel different. And I'm sure they've reunited them and briefly mentioned their feud in order to re-do it for new audiences.

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I didn't like how Asuka lost to Mandy but I guess they need an opponent for fastlane

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Has any NXT superstar cracked the top surface in the last three years when they went to RAW or Smackdown?


This one is sticking with me. It's crazy how so many have come from NXT and only made it to the midcard. Shinsuke, Kevin Owens, Bobby Roode, Andrade, Finn Balor, Samoa Joe, Drew McIntyre. Most of these guys have had main event matches, but none have captured a World title in WWE. Asuka and Bayley have been drowned by WWE. Even Becky Lynch didn't become a star until six months ago.

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Yeah, but I have HUGE hoped for Gargano. If he can't become th biggest thing ever in WWE then NXT becomes the minecart farm for WWE.

They sure as fuck cannot ruin Mr Takeover.

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I'm old enough to remember when Batista and Triple H was briefly a big deal and a Wrestlemania main-event. But this is not going to be the Wrestlemania match they think it'll be. No one really cares about Batista. He's like Goldberg, he got some great crowd reactions at first, but it won't last. At least they made him a heel, but that just will mask the boos. And what's the reason for attacking Flair to get at Triple H? Wasn't it Triple H that was pissed he never beat Batista? Or something. I'm sure he must have at one point.

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We're talking about the company that has somehow cooled Becky off despite her huge hype. They're just fools

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I feel that too. They're fortunate that crowd reactions are still strong for Becky, but you have to pull the trigger and announce the match.

And I hate to be a broken record. But the match technically cooled off once Charlotte was added and they diminished Becky's appearances.

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And, as was made abundantly clear last night, Ronda cannot guarantee a strong promo, and Stephanie's involvement is a buzzkill to the whole storyline. There's something really detrimental to her presence. She doesn't have a babyface or a heel role technically. It sucks that she's a part of it at all.

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I'm not sure what's going to happen at Fastlane. Will Kevin Owens win the title, turn heel and go with Kofi at WM? No way do they keep Kevin Owens a face. I welcome the change, but he works so well as a heel, and he'd work so well antagonizing Kofi Kingston. Better than Daniel Bryan unfortunately. But it seems super last minute.

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I feel that too. They're fortunate that crowd reactions are still strong for Becky, but you have to pull the trigger and announce the match.

And I hate to be a broken record. But the match technically cooled off once Charlotte was added and they diminished Becky's appearances.


Add to this how Becky and Ronda re-ignited the feud yesterday on Twitter. They just make it so much more interesting. And I like how I don't know 100% if Ronda knows everything Becky is going to say cause she reacts like she doesn't, but I can't imagine she doesn't know either. They're building the match better than WWE has in the last few weeks. The absolute best moment on TV so far was the RAW after the Rumble. That's over a month ago now.

I also wish they hadn't went with the injured knee angle. Unless it's an actual injury and she'll be fine for Wrestlemania. If it's just a work, it sucks a little life out of it to see her limping to the ring.

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More random thoughts:

-I don't know what they were going for with Kevin Owens doing a Stone Cold Stunner on Smackdown. They can pretend it's his own thing now, but it's like when Shawn Michaels needed a submission move and adopted the Crippler Crossface. No move is owned by one wrestler necessarily, but you could never see that and not see Chris Benoit. It feels like Vince has wanted to re-create Austin for two decades, then once Becky started getting Austin comparisons, now he wants a guy to have that role. Or maybe I'm just overthinking a throwaway finishing move.

-Still can't believe we almost got away with no special attraction Wrestlemania matches, but we're definitely getting Triple H vs. Batista. I have no interest in seeing either one in the ring again. Batista returning feels like we've reached a weird middle ground where bringing back a big name means bringing back someone who's pretty mediocre in the ring and in overall wrestling history.

-On the plus side, it seems like Undertaker isn't getting mentioned at all for a Mania match? Which is odd all things considered.

-The Becky/Ronda Twitter feud picked up a lot of steam. Lots of stories suggest WWE isn't happy with it, but I can't buy that, unless they're pissed that Becky and Ronda are doing it without Charlotte. It's funny how the overall feud has worked and worked best between Becky and Ronda, but it fizzled once Charlotte was thrown in. Isn't that strange? It's almost like they don't need her and never did.

As for Ronda breaking character and saying words like "fake" and "script", I don't necessarily hate it. I know most are against it because it looks really bad for wrestling. But I also think the whole thing is a work, with WWE's consent. They've been desperate for a decade to trend on Twitter, and now something is actually huge on there and building their biggest show of the year. And because it's not on TV, it can be edgy, without it damaging overall product.

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Lol Asuka killing Sonya and Mandy without breaking a sweat lol

I luv Crazy killer Asuka.

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