The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020

Fed up talking videogames? Why?
User avatar
KK
Moderator
Joined in 2008
Location: Botswana
Contact:

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by KK » Sun Dec 27, 2020 11:17 am

Really shocking news reading that this morning. Very sad. Such awful timing for everyone too, especially his kids, what with it being Christmas.

I was wondering why he suddenly wasn't being featured on AEW programming for the past 2 months. I don't know if this lung condition was an on-going thing he knew about or something that had only just arisen in the past couple of months.

Image
User avatar
Rawrgna
Member
Joined in 2019

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Rawrgna » Sun Dec 27, 2020 1:32 pm

Always enjoyed watching him in wwe just a shame that injuries seemed to keep him from having that long run whenever he was in a position to capitalise on it. 41 is just too young.

User avatar
captain red dog
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Bristol, UK

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by captain red dog » Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:34 pm

Kind of hope they don't ditch Dark Order, and maybe bring in Erik Rowan to take over as a nice homage to Brodie Lee. It's been incredible to see just how well liked Brodie was back stage.

User avatar
Zellery
Member
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Zellery » Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:15 pm

Dynamite was a hard watch.

I was in tears throughout. :cry:

User avatar
Return_of_the_STAR
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Northampton

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Return_of_the_STAR » Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:21 pm

captain red dog wrote:Kind of hope they don't ditch Dark Order, and maybe bring in Erik Rowan to take over as a nice homage to Brodie Lee. It's been incredible to see just how well liked Brodie was back stage.


Indeed. Is Rowan still with WWE though?

User avatar
captain red dog
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Bristol, UK

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by captain red dog » Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:04 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:
captain red dog wrote:Kind of hope they don't ditch Dark Order, and maybe bring in Erik Rowan to take over as a nice homage to Brodie Lee. It's been incredible to see just how well liked Brodie was back stage.


Indeed. Is Rowan still with WWE though?

He appeared to save Dark Order briefly, but it felt like a one off appearance. I'd like to see them sort of do a John Nord thing with Rowan and have him adopt a few Brodie gimmicks and have him lead Dark Order. Maybe AEW will think about it, without something like that I can't see any reason to continue the faction.

User avatar
Return_of_the_STAR
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Northampton

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Return_of_the_STAR » Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:08 pm

captain red dog wrote:
Return_of_the_STAR wrote:
captain red dog wrote:Kind of hope they don't ditch Dark Order, and maybe bring in Erik Rowan to take over as a nice homage to Brodie Lee. It's been incredible to see just how well liked Brodie was back stage.


Indeed. Is Rowan still with WWE though?

He appeared to save Dark Order briefly, but it felt like a one off appearance. I'd like to see them sort of do a John Nord thing with Rowan and have him adopt a few Brodie gimmicks and have him lead Dark Order. Maybe AEW will think about it, without something like that I can't see any reason to continue the faction.


I haven’t seen dynamite this week I though the Rowan appearance was a video tribute for some reason, didn’t realise he had shown up. Interesting.

User avatar
Zellery
Member
Joined in 2008

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Zellery » Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:32 am

The whole of Dynamite was a tribute show to Brodie Lee.

It's a real tearjerker - be warned.

User avatar
Rawrgna
Member
Joined in 2019

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Rawrgna » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:32 pm

Did get a chuckle out of Jerichos enthusiastic call of "THAT'S ERIK ROWAN THATS ERIK ROWAN" only for excalibur to try and cover and call him erik redbeard

User avatar
captain red dog
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Bristol, UK

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by captain red dog » Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:45 pm

That was a pretty horrid Raw in my opinion. What on earth was the ending to the Charlotte Flair tag match, it made absolutely zero sense! :slol:

Goldberg vs Drew :dread:

User avatar
KK
Moderator
Joined in 2008
Location: Botswana
Contact:

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by KK » Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:07 pm

These Legends shows never amount to anything other than a quick ratings ploy. They basically fly in a load of them, many of which we see all the time anyway (such as Ric Flair), and then have them all stand around backstage doing nothing. Hogan says 'well you know something, Mean Gene, brother', Flair goes 'Woooo', Slaughter calls someone a lousy maggot, and Faarooq says 'Damn' in a comedy segment. Rinse and repeat every show.

Image
User avatar
captain red dog
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Bristol, UK

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by captain red dog » Tue Jan 05, 2021 9:09 pm

To be fair, they did take the time to utterly bury them this time and make the past look like utter gooseberry fool. I don't think they realise that it was counter productive to see Flair and Henry get buried by Orton, it just made you wish they could punch him in the face, so there was no pay off other than to make the old guys look like cowards.

They even made Flair look like he has dementia or something with the way he 'accidentally' screwed Charlotte.

User avatar
Slimgrady
Member
Joined in 2010
Location: Cork

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Slimgrady » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:42 pm

When did Smackdown become such a quality show? Last night show was a solid 8/10! Nakamura being built up nicely, great tag match and I for one (judging by social media) am liking this Roman/Pearce storyline. Bar the actual ads for Raw during it, it felt like it was from a different company.

User avatar
tomvek
Member ♥
Joined in 2008
Location: N.Ireland
Contact:

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by tomvek » Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:05 pm

Wrestlemania dates and locations announced for the next 3 years.


To long didn't watch:
Image

Image
User avatar
JChalmers
Member
Joined in 2010
Contact:

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by JChalmers » Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:00 pm

Still can't believe they're going to have fans inside the stadium for Wrestlemania in April :dread:

Switch Friend Code - SW-0524-9164-4813
User avatar
Corazon de Leon
Doctor ♥
Joined in 2008
AKA: Deadpool / sntaa

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Corazon de Leon » Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:11 pm

Disgusting. Especially given the current Covid situation in the US.

Image
User avatar
Return_of_the_STAR
Member
Joined in 2008
Location: Northampton

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:48 pm

Are they? I assumed they weren't. Are they having restricted capacity? Is that why it's over two days? They don't have long to sell tickets. Especially as International travel will be restricted.

User avatar
JChalmers
Member
Joined in 2010
Contact:

PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by JChalmers » Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:04 pm

Yup they've moved it to Florida where wrestling is treated as a essential business and therefore can have fans in attendance.

Ticket info coming out in the coming weeks but apparently Tampa Bay Bucaneers have about 14,000 fans at their games vs the 65K attendance of the stadium.

Switch Friend Code - SW-0524-9164-4813

Return to “Stuff”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Grumpy David, Heskimo, Neo Cortex, Skarjo, wensleydale and 193 guests