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by Floex » Tue May 02, 2017 8:54 am

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Floex wrote:Having started watching again since Wrestlemania, Smackdown has been the worst show. The Tag-team division seems like a second thought. You need just 3 great teams to make a division with American Alpha being one but I'm finding it hard to think of another. Usos seem good but under-utilised. Maybe the new day will inject something to the scene. The women's division isn't as good as Raws either so find it hard to care.

It's needs more characters, Jericho (I assume) will help along with Rusev (please cut the anti-American gooseberry fool) and rumours are saying Mike Bennett and Maria Kanellis have been signed so maybe it'll take a bit of time but hope they rebuild.

No way is Jericho beating Owens at Payback.


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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by Minty14 » Tue May 02, 2017 8:58 am

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captain red dog wrote:I don't see why Jericho couldn't keep the title. Let him take it on tour!

The profile of the belt is pretty low at this point and let's be honest nobody will miss it for a month!


I agree with this but it makes me wonder if he's just going to drop the title straight away on Raw or SD this week.

The main event on SD tonight is a Jericho vs Owens rematch, so.... yeah.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by captain red dog » Tue May 02, 2017 9:41 am

On Review-a-Raw this week John Pollock reads an exert from the leaked Mcmahon script! :lol:

From that exert alone, I can see Vince totally green lighting and funding it!

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PostRe: RE: Re: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by shadow202 » Tue May 02, 2017 9:46 am

captain red dog wrote:On Review-a-Raw this week John Pollock reads an exert from the leaked Mcmahon script! [emoji38]

From that exert alone, I can see Vince totally green lighting and funding it!

What was it about?

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PostRe: RE: Re: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by captain red dog » Tue May 02, 2017 10:28 am

shadow202 wrote:
captain red dog wrote:On Review-a-Raw this week John Pollock reads an exert from the leaked Mcmahon script! [emoji38]

From that exert alone, I can see Vince totally green lighting and funding it!

What was it about?

Basically:
A 2015 draft of a script which at the time wasn't linked to Mcmahon had a young Vince punching out and putting a sleeper hold on an adult store boss because he told a young Linda that she couldn't leave work early because "your shift isn't over bitch"! As a reward he then got to shag Linda down an alley but Wai Ting cut John Pollock off at the moment Vince "entered" Linda!
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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by KK » Tue May 02, 2017 10:32 am

Who on earth is capable of playing Vince McMahon though.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by captain red dog » Tue May 02, 2017 11:04 am

KK wrote:Who on earth is capable of playing Vince McMahon though.

Leonardo Di Caprio did a good sleaze ball in Wolf of Wall Street, and then Jack Nicholson would be brilliant as the older Vince!

But Leo wouldn't have the physique for Vince, in Vince's mind!

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by Floex » Tue May 02, 2017 2:39 pm

This man

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by KK » Tue May 02, 2017 9:59 pm

X-Pac was arrested over the weekend for attempting to bring meth (he's claiming Candida) and cannabis into the UK. That's him barred. What an idiot.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by captain red dog » Wed May 03, 2017 10:31 am

I see WWE booked Smackdown exactly as everyone predicted 3 days ago. I don't understand why they have to telegraph so many of these events. Everybody predicted how Mania would play out after Survivor Series last year and we already know Reigns will be going over Brock next Mania barring any injuries.

Its the predictable booking that prevents me from really getting invested in the show at the moment. There seems little point when we can see how things are going to go a year in advance. We basically know already that when it comes to the universal title/main event Raw spot, everything for the next 11 months will be completely meaningless.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by Return_of_the_STAR » Wed May 03, 2017 10:55 am

captain red dog wrote:I see WWE booked Smackdown exactly as everyone predicted 3 days ago. I don't understand why they have to telegraph so many of these events. Everybody predicted how Mania would play out after Survivor Series last year and we already know Reigns will be going over Brock next Mania barring any injuries.

Its the predictable booking that prevents me from really getting invested in the show at the moment. There seems little point when we can see how things are going to go a year in advance. We basically know already that when it comes to the universal title/main event Raw spot, everything for the next 11 months will be completely meaningless.


The only question SD left me with this week was will Jericho return to Raw or SD after his break with fozzy. I'm assuming from the way they've written him out that he will come back to WWE. It was never made clear whether Jericho was only on SD whilst he has the us title or permanently.

I have no reason to watch WWE next week other than because I'm going to watch SD live :fp: I'm really not fussed though so it's disappointing. My son has become a massive WWE fan in the past year but he hardly watches new raw or SD, he mostly watches old stuff on the network.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by Skippy » Wed May 03, 2017 8:27 pm

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Titus tweeted this but deleted after someone pointed out it broke kayfabe by showing Braun and Roman hanging out.

Dammit Titus :lol:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II: WWE Payback
by KK » Wed May 03, 2017 11:44 pm

Worth watching the main event of 205 Live this week just to hear Corey Graves making jokes at Tom Phillips' expense for sexting behind his fiancee's back. You can see the both of them laughing constantly at the announce table.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II
by KK » Thu May 04, 2017 11:10 pm

Nude photos of Charlotte (with lopsided boob job) have leaked online. I only knew this one because in her infinite wisdom she's tweeted about it and demanded they be removed, naturally causing it to be retweeted thousands of times and everyone hunting out the photos.

Apparently Vince McMahon wasn't at Payback, RAW or SmackDown this week because he wants to travel less. I noticed a change in the commentary this week as well - JBL was also back to taking the piss out of Saxton.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II
by Return_of_the_STAR » Fri May 05, 2017 12:02 am

KK wrote:Nude photos of Charlotte (with lopsided boob job) have leaked online. I only knew this one because in her infinite wisdom she's tweeted about it and demanded they be removed, naturally causing it to be retweeted thousands of times and everyone hunting out the photos.

Apparently Vince McMahon wasn't at Payback, RAW or SmackDown this week because he wants to travel less. I noticed a change in the commentary this week as well - JBL was also back to taking the piss out of Saxton.


You're disgusting KK, I've had a look at the photos to see if there was anyway that I could help her out and get them removed but Unfortunately I can't :shifty: That is one massively lopsided boob job. I can only assume it's possibly a recent thing (ligament damage from wrestling) or she just can't get the time off to get it fixed. Although as she's taking nude pics of herself maybe she's just not insecure and is happy with it.

Interesting if vince wasn't there but JBL is taking the piss out of saxton again as a lot of people assumed it was vince in his ear egging him on to saying stuff like that.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II
by KK » Fri May 05, 2017 11:14 pm

Man, Impact really does have some shitty generic entrance music. Nobody really feels like a star when they walk out to the ring.

Alberto Del Rio's theme is really terrible.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II
by BAKA » Sat May 06, 2017 1:46 pm

I've already lapsed into watching Impact on catch up on a Sunday, in it's old Challenge time slot.

Hope someone will keep the thread up to date with the impending November tour on sale date. I really enjoyed last November, and am hoping to go again this year. I noticed Glasgow is up on their site, but nothing else listed yet, besides the remaining May dates.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II
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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II
by Mafro » Mon May 08, 2017 11:19 am

Steph is on This Morning.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread II
by Slimgrady » Mon May 08, 2017 4:15 pm

Mafro wrote:Steph is on This Morning.

Saw that, pretty standard interview,"we're for the whole family" and "it's theatre with athletics" type stuff. Nothing new or interesting.

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