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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Return_of_the_STAR » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:14 pm

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Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Interesting that Paige just said that she’s having to sit the rumble out due to injury. She didn’t exactly retire. Her choice or wwe’s? Maybe it’s not as bad as reported or she’s just refusing to accept it.

Also why did Seth beat Finn. They are taking the steam out of Balor Club already.

They are probably waiting more assessments. I'd say it's probably genuinely unresolved at this point. If Paige was refusing to accept it I think they would just pull her off TV.


The wording suggested to me that it was unresolved. She does have merit in her to stick around as a mouth piece for the group though.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Return_of_the_STAR » Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:13 pm

I wonder if all the nostalgia stuff will be kept to the Manhattan centre and normal raw stuff for the Barclays Centre next week.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by KK » Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:31 pm

Probably means nothing, but the WWE RAW Facebook page has been changed to RAW IS WAR.

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:I wonder if all the nostalgia stuff will be kept to the Manhattan centre and normal raw stuff for the Barclays Centre next week.

Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross have been confirmed as the announce team for the Manhattan Center.

I do wonder how they're going to do it though, whether it'll be split in half or they'll go back and forth between the 2 venues all night.

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Tue Jan 16, 2018 5:49 pm

KK wrote:Probably means nothing, but the WWE RAW Facebook page has been changed to RAW IS WAR.

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:I wonder if all the nostalgia stuff will be kept to the Manhattan centre and normal raw stuff for the Barclays Centre next week.

Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross have been confirmed as the announce team for the Manhattan Center.

I do wonder how they're going to do it though, whether it'll be split in half or they'll go back and forth between the 2 venues all night.


I think all the nostalgia stuff will be at the Manhattan center but someone will show up on the main show as well. Also I assume it will just go back and forth between the two.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Floex » Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:18 pm

Calling it, DX invades.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by shadow202 » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:26 pm

Why does Kurt Angle always seem to stand with his knees bent, can he no longer straighten his legs or something?

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by PES Fan » Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:27 pm

Looks like the revival will be getting the ascension and Heath Slater treatment next week.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Return_of_the_STAR » Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:04 pm

shadow202 wrote:Why does Kurt Angle always seem to stand with his knees bent, can he no longer straighten his legs or something?


Yeah it's odd. Quite a shame when you see him standing there. Almost expect him to be in a wheelchair or using a walker in the next few years.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Return_of_the_STAR » Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:43 pm

Brawn strowman is strawberry floating hillarious. WWE need to realise that they are onto something here. He should be winning the rumble and facing Lesnar at mania, not Reigns.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Mafro » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:00 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Brawn strowman is strawberry floating hillarious. WWE need to realise that they are onto something here. He should be winning the rumble and facing Lesnar at mania, not Reigns.

Him returning in the ambulance on Raw and decking Roman is still one of the funniest things I've seen in wrestling in years, intentional or not.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Return_of_the_STAR » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:27 pm

Jey Uso was arrested for DUI on Sunday and Roman Reigns has been named by a jailed drug dealing as one of his steroid clients.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Floex » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:15 am

So this is how the Roman Empire crumbles.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by SerialCeler » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:56 pm

This is probably a stupid question, will Mixed Match Challenge only be available live or can you just watch it at any time on Facebook?

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Return_of_the_STAR » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:00 pm

SerialCeler wrote:This is probably a stupid question, will Mixed Match Challenge only be available live or can you just watch it at any time on Facebook?


I read that Facebook live isn’t available outside of the US at present so it will be on the network a few days after.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by SerialCeler » Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:21 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:
SerialCeler wrote:This is probably a stupid question, will Mixed Match Challenge only be available live or can you just watch it at any time on Facebook?


I read that Facebook live isn’t available outside of the US at present so it will be on the network a few days after.


Thanks, that's disappointing. I don't have Sky or the Network so was hoping that was going to be a way of watching more wrestling for free.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by KK » Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:31 pm

WWE has uploaded just over 4 minutes worth of highlights to their YT channel (the show is just shy of half hour).

https://www.youtube.com/user/WWEFanNation/videos

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Return_of_the_STAR » Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:50 pm

Nash has tweeted that he won’t be at raw 25 due to travelling causing issues with his knees. WWE now have to fill the 20mins it would have taken for him to walk down to the ring with something else. I also assume that means anything NWO related will be off now.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by captain red dog » Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:00 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Nash has tweeted that he won’t be at raw 25 due to travelling causing issues with his knees. WWE now have to fill the 20mins it would have taken for him to walk down to the ring with something else. I also assume that means anything NWO related will be off now.

NWO should really be kept off of an anniversary like this, but Razor Ramon would be a great moment as he was a big part of those early Raw years. Surely the show needs to end with Austin though, current stories be damned.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Return_of_the_STAR » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:25 pm


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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: WWE RAW 25 YEARS - Monday, Sky Sports Arena
by Mafro » Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:32 pm

captain red dog wrote:
Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Nash has tweeted that he won’t be at raw 25 due to travelling causing issues with his knees. WWE now have to fill the 20mins it would have taken for him to walk down to the ring with something else. I also assume that means anything NWO related will be off now.

NWO should really be kept off of an anniversary like this, but Razor Ramon would be a great moment as he was a big part of those early Raw years. Surely the show needs to end with Austin though, current stories be damned.

Yeah it's annoying this Raw is the go-home show for the Rumble, otherwise they could've had a lot of fun with it.

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