The Wrestling Thread III: SmackDown Sucks

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:39 pm

KK wrote:I see they’ve now relegated Bayley to Main Event status (which airs in America exclusively on Hulu and many weeks later on WWE Network).

She looks absolutely fine, but I’ve noticed she’s less toned than she has been in the past, so in other words she’s mentally past giving a gooseberry fool. It’s blatantly all about Rousey for the next few months anyway (which seems to have annoyed both Nia Jax and Sasha Banks on social media).


I think they should give her her a reboot. Give her a leather jacket and throw her into the Balor Club. Her and Finn are great together. They should have been put together in the mixed match challenge as well.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Floex » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:49 pm

She really doesn’t need a reboot. She was a perfect baby face in NXT, fire the writers on the main roster shows for ruining character after character.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by KK » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:11 pm

They’ll probably try and turn her heel at some point, despite showing no obvious signs of having it in her. Maybe she’d surprise everyone.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Return_of_the_STAR » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:54 pm

Floex wrote:She really doesn’t need a reboot. She was a perfect baby face in NXT, fire the writers on the main roster shows for ruining character after character.


The problem for me I should that I believe they’ve ruined her too much that she is almost beyond repair. Like when they took the wind out of zach ryders sails for example. He never managed to recover.

They dropped the ball last year with her when and how they gave her the title then booked her as an incredibly week and lucky champion. Her character needed to win the title for the first time against the odds at wrestlemania.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:52 pm

Jason Jordan reportedly out for a year with a neck injury :shock:



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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Minty14 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:15 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Jason Jordan reportedly out for a year with a neck injury :shock:



I haven't seen this anywhere else but this Twitter account and that was 6 hours ago, not even WON themselves. Sounds like BS.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Slimgrady » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:37 pm

Jesus, even being associated with Seth Rollins gets you seriously injured these days! I hope I never happen to share a plane flight with him :slol:

They’ve put up a load of old coliseum home videos on the network. It only goes up to ‘93 so far so it’s mainly shite, I watched WWF’s funniest moments from 1991. It had zero funny moments. :simper:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by KK » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:35 pm

They sure released a lot of rubbish onto VHS back in the day, though there’s a few gems there such as the U.K. Rampage events from Sky Movies.

Anyone else think the conclusion to RAW was a little strange? I heard a stagehand shout “take your time” at Strowman. It was then like the show had officially ended, as he started gesturing to the crowd more than you’d expect him to, before slapping kids hands on the way out. Just felt a little odd.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by captain red dog » Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:51 pm

Well it sounds like Jordon has had minor neck surgery. I don't know why but I always seem to think of him as being a bit too much like Tyson Kidd.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by KK » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:44 pm

Not too keen on him as a person, but Kid Rock sure has had some great songs on WWE programming over the years. New Orleans a perfect and obvious fit for WrestleMania this year, and of course who can forget Lonely Road of Faith.

Well just gloss over WrestleMania 25...

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by captain red dog » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:47 pm

KK wrote:Not too keen on him as a person, but Kid Rock sure has had some great songs on WWE programming over the years. New Orleans a perfect and obvious fit for WrestleMania this year, and of course who can forget Lonely Road of Faith.

Well just gloss over WrestleMania 25...

The Lonely Road of Faith video they knocked up that time was absolutely amazing.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Slimgrady » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:54 pm

KK wrote:Not too keen on him as a person, but Kid Rock sure has had some great songs on WWE programming over the years. New Orleans a perfect and obvious fit for WrestleMania this year, and of course who can forget Lonely Road of Faith.

Well just gloss over WrestleMania 25...

Man I would LOVE it if “American Badass” ‘Taker inducted him! He wouldn’t have to give a long speech or anything, lord knows there isn’t that much to say about Kid Rock in terms of WWE, just come out to American Badass on his motorbike to a ginormous pop and say “Here’s Kid Rock” or something!......Or maybe save that idea for when they induct Limp Bizkit :slol:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by KK » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:41 pm


Proving controversial. I guess WWE really does love any positive media.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Slimgrady » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:34 pm

Ivory confirmed for the Hall of fame. It’d be cool if they got Alison Brie or Marc Maron from GLOW to induct her. It’ll probably be Steven Richards or The Godfather though.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Mafro » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:28 am

Sounds like they're getting rid of the single-brand PPVs from Backlash onwards and having both brands on all PPVs.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by KK » Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:49 pm

Brand split worked out well again, then.

I guess it means every show will now also be a minimum of 5 hours. :dread:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by IAmTheSaladMan » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:05 pm

Slimgrady wrote:Ivory confirmed for the Hall of fame. It’d be cool if they got Alison Brie or Marc Maron from GLOW to induct her. It’ll probably be Steven Richards or The Godfather though.


I think ESPN congratulated Victoria by mistake on Twitter :fp:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Mafro » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:11 pm

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Slimgrady wrote:Ivory confirmed for the Hall of fame. It’d be cool if they got Alison Brie or Marc Maron from GLOW to induct her. It’ll probably be Steven Richards or The Godfather though.


I think ESPN congratulated Victoria by mistake on Twitter :fp:

Yeah I saw that :lol:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by KK » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:16 pm

Does WWE have an issue with Victoria, because they never mention her these days and she wasn’t on RAW 25 or the Rumble.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by IAmTheSaladMan » Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:29 pm

Isn’t she still in TNA or whatever it calls itself these days?

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