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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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


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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:

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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.

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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.

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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.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:41 pm

Looks like some big changes for the WWE network in the states. It is moving to Peacock.

Peacock will launch WWE Network on March 18, beginning the roll-out of more than 17,000 hours of new, original, and library WWE Network programming on demand and on a 24/7 channel, including:

All live pay-per-view events including WrestleMania and SummerSlam; Fastlane will be the first WWE pay-per-view to stream on Peacock on Sunday, March 21.
Original series like Steve Austin Broken Skull Sessions, Undertaker: The Last Ride and the all-new WWE Icons;
In-ring shows like NXT, NXT UK and WWE 205 Live, as well as replays of Raw and SmackDown;
WWE Network archives, including every WWE, WCW and ECW pay-per-view event in history;
Groundbreaking documentaries, including WWE 24, WWE Untold, and WWE 365;
And, starting in 2022, one signature documentary annually.
The companies will share details on managing customer accounts closer to the Peacock launch in March. WWE Network, including all PPVs, will be available on Peacock Premium for $4.99—a $5.00/month savings—where members will enjoy access to the entire WWE and Peacock catalog, more than 47,000 hours of premium programming. For an ad-free experience, Peacock Premium Plus will be available for $9.99.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: R.I.P. Jonathan Huber (Brodie Lee) 1979 - 2020
by KK » Mon Jan 25, 2021 3:44 pm

I wonder what this now means for the international market. Is it viable to keep the WWE Network app and infrastructure running or is another deal with Amazon or Netflix on the horizon?

In terms of Live programming, such as PPVs, are adverts now going to be a thing?

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