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WWE: Year End the Good & Bad

With another year coming to a close I think it is time for us to take a look back at some of the good & the bad from WWE in the year 2012. Like I did yesterday for TNA I will be doing the same thing right now: Hope You all Enjoy


WWE The Good:

Building up the Tag Team Division
Longer title runs
The Shield
Cena not winning a World title
CM Punk holding the title for a year
Team Hell No
Undertaker vs Triple H
Brock Lesnar returning
Rock vs John Cena
Miz turning Good

WWE the Bad:

The Divas division
Linda running for senate
AJ/Cena/Vickie story
Ryback being the new Goldberg
Brodus Clay as the Funkasaurus
3 Hour's of Raw
Lack of interesting story-lines
blatantly copying TNA
firing A.W for supporting Linda




With this being my last post of the 2012, I would like to take this opportunity to wish all of you guys a Happy New Year and would like to thank all of you for the support and hope you guys keep it up in 2013. Thank You!!

TNA: Year end Good & Bad

Today & Tomorrow I will be taking a look at some of the Good things & the bad things that we have seen over the last 12 months from both WWE & TNA. I will start with TNA; over the last 12 months TNA has done a lot right but also has done things wrong let's start with what they have done right.



TNA the Good:
Austin Aries winning the World Title
Bobby Roode vs James Storm
Keeping Bubby Ray & Devon
Putting Christopher Daniels & Kaz together as a team
Getting Dixie Carter off TV
AJ Styles & Kurt Angle vs Daniels & Kazarian

TNA the Bad:

Claire Lynch & AJ Styles storyline
Them Dragging out the Aces & Eights Story
Brooke Hogan & Garrett Bischoff in TNA
King Mo in TNA
Hulk Hogan & Sting being big part of Aces & Eights Storyline
Joseph Parks
Abyss being gone
Knockouts Tag Team Titles



I want to hear what you think, if you agree or disagree let you voice be heard to what you think that good and the bad moments this year have for TNA …

Mark on WWE

Since going down officially with a hamstring injury Mark Henry has stated on more then one occasion that if he can't comeback at 100% he will not come back and will retire from Wrestling. If that happens Mark would retire and leave a Mark on the WWE as he has had a great career. I can guarantee you that if you ask anyone in the business when Mark Henry debuted if they thought he would have been a Hall of Famer in WWE they would have said probably not. Mark officially debuted for WWE in 1996 but didn't really find a solid spot in WWE until 1998 when joined the Nation of Domination. While apart of the stable he formed a team with D'Lo Brown, they would stay together until late 1999 when Henry turned on Brown. The next night Jeff Jarrett who faced D'Lo the night before on PPV in a Double Title match, gave Henry the European title for the help. From that point forward Mark would play an important role in the WWE during the Attitude Era and as well in recent years. In my op…

Superstar Recall 1

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This is another new blog series I am starting where we look back at stars from the past. As a way to test the impact they had on the fans. He we go to start probably the most infamous debut in Wrestling History, This will shock the world it is none other then the Shockmaster:




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXkYTbyquxU


The Shockmaster was suppose to make a big impact in WCW but because of the carlessness of some members of WCW management his debut was a flop. Fred Outman, who was Tugboat in the WWF, was going to be a top guy in WCW but because of his flop debut he became nothing more then a comedy act and a jobber. Do you remember him?



How I would Book it Part 1......... WCW 1990

With a dismal ending to the decade of the 80's, I am looking to give WCW the kick in the pants it needs to start the 90's. Here we go starting on January 4th 1990 with WCW Power Hour & by way since I am not totally aware of all the feuds going on right now I will most likely not be following history with this so bear with. Even though that is I am suppose to be doing because the stuff they did was part of the problem. Here we go: 
Friday January 4: Tommy Rich def Ranger Ross, Doom def Dynamic Dudes (Doom 1 pins Ace), Cactus Jack pins Dragon-Master, Lex Luger over Dan Spivey, Jimmy Garvin & Michael Hayes defeat Fatu & Samu via DQ, Norman the Lunatic pins Jack Victory, (c) Steiner Brother & Sting defeat (c) Ric Flair, Sid Vicious, & Arn Anderson (Rick pins Sid) 
Saturday January 5th: Gary Hart is out with Great Muta & they challenge Ric Flair to a match later tonight. Flair is out and accepts. Stan Lane & Bobby Eaton w/ Jim Cornette def Michael Hayes …

History in the Making

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I almost forgot other the fact that Christmas is tomorrow why today is a special day; it is because WWE Champion CM Punk celebrates his 400 day as champion today. Punk has the longest title reign in the last 25 years and it will keeping going. The last person to hold the title for this long was Randy Savage in 1988, he kept the gold for 371 days. The last person to hold for over 400 days was Hulk Hogan in 1984 the run which stared Hulkamania. Punk has held the title this long and will just lose it a Royal Rumble to The Rock, he gained all this momentum just to lose it to a non-active wrestler. It's TNA actually giving thought to the idea of Hulk Hogan winning their World Title next year. Those are two thoughts that should enter bookers heads. That's the truth, for the reason that both Rock and Hogan are past their primes and shouldn't hold a companies World Title anymore. Especially Hogan I mean after 8 back surgeries he should be nowhere near a wrestling ring as a wrestle…

This Day in Wrestling History

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Today, 30 years ago current WWE Superstar and next to Ahmed Johnson probably the most injury prone person in WWE history I am talking about Sin Cara. As I reported earlier this week Sin Cara has been dealing with an knee injury and will be taking time off to heal his injury. But I found yesterday Sin Cara will indeed be having knee surgery. Last year during Survivor Series tag match Sin Cara botched an outside dive and injured his knee that injury kept him out for half of 2012. I can only think that the knee he is having surgery on is the same knee he hurt last year.

But Sin Cara, has not been all bad in WWE other then the Botching, Injuries, & Drug Policy Suspension, he has captivated WWE fans with moves we have not seen in a long time. I do have to admit that Sin Cara has got better in the ring since returning from his injury. But it's like Konnan even said that WWE wrestling especially is very different then how they wrestle in Mexico. Because Sin Cara didn't even go t…

How I Would Book It Background..... WCW 1990

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After a brief hiatus the How I would Book it series has returned with an interesting topic in my book. I will attempt to rebook WCW/NWA 1990. So instead of seeing Ole Anderson, Jim Herd, Ric Flair, Dusty Rhodes, etc I will take control of WCW to try an right the ship. After big business in the early and mid 80's things started to crumble in Mid Atlantic Wrestling which was headed by the Crocketts. But then in November 1988, The Crocketts were forced to sell Mid Atlantic to Ted Turner because they went bankrupt. WCW remained within the ranks of the NWA until September 1993 when they when a disagreement over who would carry the NWA title forced both sides to split. But back to 1990, WCW was back in the drivers seat but had to make up ground on WWE after 2 dismal years. Now because of the fact that Jim Herd isn't here, that Ole, Dusty, or Flair aren't booking I believe that I can keep WCW going in the right direction.

So, Join me as we once again travel back in time 22 years…

Various News

In the early afternoon on Wednesday the news surfaced that THQ, who have been the makers of the WWE video games for over a decade have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. This doesn't mean that THQ is bankrupt or being sold they just haven't been making as much as they'd hoped and now they are restructuring. It was said that THQ may have gotten a financial investment from a firm but other then not much is known. As far I have heard there is no word if THQ is going to sell some of the franchises/games they produce as cost cutting measures.

As of this writing it seems that the likelihood of Rey Mysterio & Sin Cara winning the tag titles has changed due to unforeseen circumstances from both men. First Sin Cara, he was taken out on Smackdown by The Sheild because he needs time off to nurse an injured knee. His injured has been troubling him for weeks but Mysterio on the other hand isn't injured. The reason Rey has been on & off TV over the past few weeks i…

Video Glimpse

With it seeming like the future of WWE could becoming to the Main Roster sooner then we thought it maybe a good time right now to look at some of the names that I think could be the future of the WWE. Now take a look at some great talents from WWE developmental who I think could be making waves in 2013:



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrY9wDfwMZM NXT's Luke Harper (Brodie Lee) vs Greg Iron


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-XIMIPJAlY Bo Dallas vs Jinder Mahal


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBGCTSFYQ1k Kassius Ohno vs Jake Carter (Carter is Vader's son)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBMb4EotUU0 Memo Montenegro vs Big E Langston (he just debuted last night on RAW)


The Future is coming!!!

PPV Predictions

Final Battle: Doomsday Jay Lethal vs Rhino
this will be a brawl as Rhino is a rough worker & it seems like they are trying push Lethal's new attitude. With his push I think it would make sense for Jay to win this match
(c) Adam Cole vs Matt Hardy
I am excited about the fact that I will see Matt Hardy live for the first time it's just surprising to me that it will be in ROH and not well WWE. I think ROH should give Cole a long reign as champion because he is the future and even though he has had a decent run already he deserve a long reign. With that I see Adam coming out on top
RD Evans vs Prince Nana
for one I think ROH will have a short match on PPV and even though I have seen Nana in the ring I have never seen Evans. I don't even know if he has ever fought before will that being said I can't go to far in depth into this match. Also I think unless they are planning to get rid of Nana, he'll win the match.
Jerry Lynn vs Mike Bennett w/ Maria & Bob Evan…

PPV Predictions

TLC 2012

Pre-Show: #1 Contender for Divas Title Battle Royal
Alicia Fox, Layla, Natalya, Kaitlyn, Tamina, Cameron, Naiomi, Rosa Mendes, & Aksana (since this is a pre-show match it will not be anything special and add it to the fact that it's a divas match it probably won't be that long. But I think Kaitlyn will probably win to finally face Eve one on one
(c) Kofi Kingston vs Wade Barrett
this will be a good match because these two have good chemistry together and will not disappoint at TLC. But because it seems as though they are pushing Wade even though Kofi just won the belt recently I think Wade will win
Sin Cara & Rey Mysterio vs Rhodes Scholars
if given enough time this could be a good match as well especially adding the table in it. But because of Dirtsheet knowledge I think Rey & Sin Cara win
(c) Antonio Cesaro vs R-Truth
this match will continue to add prestige back to the US title which is something that Cesaro has done for his entire reign and will …

WWE: Mid Card Revisited

Over the summer a very hot topic surfaced on the Internet wrestling sites that the Mid-Card wrestlers and some Divas are frustrated with their current standing in WWE. It started in early August with current WWE star JTG venting his feeling about WWE over Twitter. It was the talk of the "Dirtsheets" for weeks from that point but nothing happened because nobody wanted to lose their job. Well I take that back Tyler Reks did leave he didn't get fired he asked for his release from WWE to spend time with his kid. Other then that even though it was a good chunk of the roster that was pissed nobody really told management what they felt should be changed. Until now those same Men/Woman that didn't do anything the first will not pass the chance this time. As it surfaced earlier today and some yesterday with the talent saying if nothing by after Wrestlemania 29 then they will think about asking for their release.
Now I will not be saying anyone's name in this post because…

WWE: Once Again

I have heard many people saying they don't like that Punk isn't forced to vacate the title because he will not be able to defend the belt for an extend period of time. But why would you end the longest reign for any WWE Champion in the Modern Era by not giving the win to an Active Wrestler. Whoops did I just show another Double Standard in WWE that they aren't vacating the belt from Punk because a non Active Wrestler named Dwayne was promised the belt at the Rumble. Even though yes Dwayne was a great star during his time but he is pasted his prime a cameo here or match their fine but, a title run No Way. Because of the fact that Punk has held the title for 389 days to even push it further the fact that Punk will have held the title for 400 days a week for now should tell you something. Any promoter would tell you if someone has held your World Title for this long the thing most would do is build someone up to beat them for the title especially if the champ is a heel. But …

Moment in Time 2

I have done this before and now it is time for another Moment in Time. Remember the first one was the NWO formed. The point of this is to look back at The Moments in Wrestling history that made you say this is why I love this sport. Next moment is one that many will never ever forget it happen June 23 1996 and is called by many as the beginning of the Attitude Era. The moment I am talking about is King of the Ring 1996 the promo that gave birth to the catchphrase Austin 3:16 said I just Whip your Ass. That surely a moment that Wrestling fans especailly those that saw what happend next will never forget: The Promo is below




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-o9w_Xrth0

Final Battle Hype

With Final Battle this Sunday I figured it would be fitting for me to post the offical hype video.
Remember Final Battle is This Sunday Live from the Manhattan Center the same day as WWE TLC which is Live in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn so that should be interesting.
Also because of WWE TLC, Final Battle's time changed:

Door's Open at: 12:30
Event Starts at: 2:30





http://youtu.be/myQwGh7I7qQ

PPV Predictions

Final Resolution (c) Tara vs Mickie James this should be at least an average because these two girls know each other very well and would be able to have a good match. Because they are kind of pushing Tara & Jesse, I think Tara retains the belt here Aces & Eights vs Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe, Wes Brisco, & Garrett Bischoff this will be an all out brawl and why would you not expect it after all that's gone down. First thought I'd think the TNA team would win but I think I smell a swerve coming someone from TNA is jumping ship (c) Rob Van Dam vs Kenny King this will be a good match if given enough time which I think they should give it time so the fans can get a taste of what King brings to the table. I would love to see King win the title but I have a feeling RVD retains tonight (c) Chavo Guerrero & Hernandez vs Matt Morgan & Joey Ryan this is one of the matches I don't know what to expect from it as I have not seen Ryan enough in the ring to have a s…

This Day in Wrestling History

Happy Birthday 44th birthday to the so called "Vioce of the WWE" Michael Cole. Michael has been working with the WWE since 1997 when he started as a Backstage Interviewer & then became the third broadcaster on RAW with JR & Kevin Kelly. It wasn't until Cole became the head announcer on Smackdown that he would find his true calling per-say. Cole was the lead announcer on Smackdown from 1999-2008 which was when he got drafted to RAW. In 2010 for the first in his career Cole became a heel announcer on RAW. Also he feuded with the like of Daniel Bryan, Jerry Lawler, Kaval, & Jim Ross. But then in September 2012, on an episode of RAW Jerry Lawler suffered a legitimate Heart Attack on the air and Cole showed great Awareness & Professionalism. Since then he has slowly but surely turned to the side of being a face or even a tweener now. A tweener means he isn't a face or a heel.




Post Note: This maybe old news but as of Thursday Night, AAW, ACW, & STlanar…

National Pro Wrestling Day

Instead of going with a post on Main Stream wrestling today I am going with a Indy approach because I will be talking about Indy Wrestling. I just saw something on a wrestling site that talked about National Pro Wrestling Day which is the 2nd of February. This basically event where about 15-20 different promotions get together for events similar to WrestleReunion. But this is just a day to celebrate the great sport we all love so much I have information below:
Here are the latest details on National Pro Wrestling Day. The show takes place February 2nd and will take place in Philly’s Derby Ink Gardens. This will be a free admission event. The event will feature talent and matches from CHIKARA, Ring of Honor, EVOLVE, Beyond Wrestling, CWF Mid Atlantic, Kaiju Big Battel, Resistance Pro, Wrestling is Fun, IWC, WSU, Wrestling is Heart, CTWE, NYWC, QWEST, Fighting Spirit Wrestling, SOR Class Wars, Wrestling is Awesome and AIW.
The plan is to have an afternoon card at 1 PM, followed …

The Truth:

I was going to post on something else but that was until I saw this post then I thought well there really isn't enough to the post that I was going to do so let's wait to find out more. But then I found this picture on my Facebook news feed.


That picture is the truth, I am well aware the fact that WWE calls us the WWE Universe is just to stroke the ego of Vince McMahon to how big his fan base is. But truthfully we aren't a Universe we are just very loyal fans that's it Vince. 

Back-Up Plan

Anyone who wants more information on the post I just did can visit WZROnline.com I have the link below you would want to visit for more information about this news.


http://www.wzronline.com/wrestling-news/tyler-reks-rips-john-cena-details-inside.html




Not to start anything but I agree with what Kenny & Tyler have said and I know the reason they have not only waited so long to speak up is because well for they may not have had reason to. The other they didn't want to do it in the WWE and risk being fired. So they do it now when they know WWE won't hire them back and they don't care.


-Enjoy the post and any more news on this I will be sure to post.

Double Standarded: WWE Still

I have said it before and will continue say that WWE has a Double Standard for the top tier talent compared to the Mid & Low Card guys. We saw last year when Bourne got suspended but they weren't suspending Truth because he was in the Main Event. We saw it at the beginning of the year with the reason behind Alex Riley's push stopping suddenly. Also who could forget over summer when the big stuff was happening when the Mid-card was fed up with the Double Standard but did nothing. Now former WWE star Gabe Tuft is taking to twitter and enlightening us and another showing of a Double Standard in WWE. Before I start I have made my opinion known on many occasions about this person so this should be shock to anyone. Also, I will say this now Gabe isn't bitter he has no reason to be he left WWE on his own accord and now he is telling the truth. Anyone who is to delusional to see that, well that's fine but well ignorance is sometimes too hard to change. Here we go:

I have …

Making an Impact

Over the last couple of days I have heard interesting news in my opinion from TNA that they will be cutting back the ppv's. So instead of 12 a year they will have 10 as of right now because they so far have gotten rid of 2. The two ppv's TNA has chosen to get of are the Febuary & September pay-paper-views. Which is Against All Odds and No Surrender both events have become longstanding pieces of the TNA puzzle. The interesting part this is if they are indeed getting rid AAO & No Surrender then they will have breaks between January-March & then August-October; because they wouldn't have ppv in the middle. Also this would change the BFG Series which usually ends at No Surrender but if they get rid of it that means the Semi-Finals & Finals would be held on Impact. In turn it would help the ratings of the show because you would have the tournament matches on the show. Now let's look back at some great memories from each PPV.

No Surrender: Over the past few …