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Old 10-06-18, 18:04   #2831
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Ronda's definitely going over Nia. It's literal money in the bank for WWE to put the title on Rousey. I see her getting the Lesnar treatment for a bit as well.
Oh god, I hope not. Lesnar has been an absolute cancer since 2016. The Universal title may as well have been retired or vacated all this time and even when he did show up to defend it, his matches were mediocre. Even though I too think Ronda is going over, I kind of hope she doesn't because current plans suggest her and Charlotte will main event Wrestlemania next year. I don't want to see her take the women's championship hostage till next April.
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Old 11-06-18, 00:32   #2832
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Oh god, I hope not. Lesnar has been an absolute cancer since 2016. The Universal title may as well have been retired or vacated all this time and even when he did show up to defend it, his matches were mediocre. Even though I too think Ronda is going over, I kind of hope she doesn't because current plans suggest her and Charlotte will main event Wrestlemania next year. I don't want to see her take the women's championship hostage till next April.
Agreed. Lesnar's been really destructive as of late for that division. He's not putting anyone over and he only wrestles a handful of times per year. Honestly, at this point, does he still draw? Is he worth the paychecks he's getting?

As for Ronda, WWE could have her win and then forfeit the title by screwing her out of it on a technicality or having her "injured". She can save face by not eating a defeat, have her chase Nia for a bit while Nia tries to avoid her. Eventually she could reclaim the title. That's when Charlotte can enter the picture for their Wrestlemania feud.
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Old 11-06-18, 12:40   #2833
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No, I don't think Lesnar is actually worth it for WWE. I can't find the article, but somebody made an analysis of PPV's that did feature Lesnar and PPV's that didn't feature Lesnar since his return in 2012 and the results were inconsistent or didn't show any notable spikes in buyrates for his appearances. His merch also doesn't sell as well as others.

When you couple this with the fact that WWE actually pays this guys 12M $ annually, you really wonder what exactly makes Vince so infatuated with him. I think Lesnar even argued with Vince after Wrestlemania and threw the title in his face and not only did that not get him an immediate pink slip, he signed a new deal the next day. It boggles my mind what exactlymust be going down backstage involving this man. I find it crazy and his character as a whole mind numbing.
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Old 11-06-18, 12:47   #2834
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The thing with the numbers is that the wwe knows how to work around them.
For example, Reigns is supposed to be one of the top sellers in terms of merchandise.
What they dont tell you is that he has twice the number of articles as others, and that the shops at every show have more of his stuff then others.
They have maybe 10 shirts of Strowman while having 30 or so for Reigns to sell.

And that is only with the merchandise, they do know how to work around the numbers to justify what they do.

Its such a long time ago since i actually like Lesnar as champion, now im just happy when he breaks punks record and they take the title away from him.
Its just boring to see...or better yet not see him, only show up for a boring feud build up and a even more boring match.
If i want that then they give the title to Reigns.

Speaking of Punk:
Corey Graves recent comments to him have made me really dislike Graves.
I liked the guy once, but he talks more and more like a corporate guy and not like himself.
I cant blame him of course, he has a family and needs to feed it...but still, at some point you should stay true to yourself.
I get that Punk isnt the easiest person to deal with, but still.
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Old 11-06-18, 12:53   #2835
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Current rumours actually suggest that it will be Rollins defeating Lesnar and not Reigns. Which I'm fine with actually. I much prefer Rollins anyway.

I'm kind of on the fence about Graves. Personally I never really liked him and my opinion of him were always cemented by his own comments on Twitter. I do think he was speaking the truth though. He was basically confirming what Jericho already said in 2014.

On the other hand he really sounded like a pissed off girlfriend whose BF refused to get matching tattoos. He could've posted one or two tweets explaining how he was disappointed, then move on. Instead he kept complaining for hours as if he had those tweets drafted for years and he couldn't wait to finally post them. He came across very childish.
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Old 11-06-18, 12:58   #2836
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Current rumours actually suggest that it will be Rollins defeating Lesnar and not Reigns. Which I'm fine with actually. I much prefer Rollins anyway.

I'm kind of on the fence about Graves. Personally I never really liked him and my opinion of him were always cemented by his own comments on Twitter. I do think he was speaking the truth though. He was basically confirming what Jericho already said in 2014.

On the other hand he really sounded like a pissed off girlfriend whose BF refused to get matching tattoos. He could've posted one or two tweets explaining how he was disappointed, then move on. Instead he kept complaining for hours as if he had those tweets drafted for years and he couldn't wait to finally post them. He came across very childish.
Oh god please give Rollins the title, the man is on fire since WM...well before WM actually.
Rollins with the Universal title would be the best god damn decision they made in a while.

There are times where Graves does have a good grasp on things but then he is so incredible childish as in the punk situation, i really have lost a lot of respect for him.
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Old 11-06-18, 18:02   #2837
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I would be fine with either Rollins or Strowman winning the title off Brock, but I think Rollins possibly deserves another run. He has been excellent this year.
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Old 13-06-18, 02:41   #2838
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I agree, Rollins or Strowman for the title, preferably Rollins.

This is probably an unpopular opinion but I think Strowman is being booked too strong. The guy is great but after eating four finishers at Raw yesterday, it just seems like he isn't doing any favors in making everybody else look like chumps. If he is the next Universal champion he should have gotten the title a long time ago. Instead, he's just embarrassing every main eventer.
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Old 30-06-18, 23:59   #2839
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So Io Shirai signed with WWE. Lets see how that works.

In regard of Lesnar I used to like him but now I don˙t get why Vince is still keeping him as a champion. I have to agree with Roman that Lesnar doesn˙t care.
And for the love of God don˙t make Alexa lose the title to Ronda.
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Old 01-07-18, 08:11   #2840
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So Io Shirai signed with WWE. Lets see how that works.

In regard of Lesnar I used to like him but now I don˙t get why Vince is still keeping him as a champion. I have to agree with Roman that Lesnar doesn˙t care.
And for the love of God don˙t make Alexa lose the title to Ronda.
I know i shouldnt jump around out of joy but i cant help it...Io Shirai in the WWE is like the best thing that can happen.

But at the same time i have to sigh exhaust because you have yet another top athlete in the company who just doesnt use them as they could.
You have probably the greatest roster ever, but they stumble around week after week.
Asuka should be champion, Nakamura too, Lesnar shouldnt be.

Speaking of Lesnar, yeah i think most are just tired of him now...which is a shame.
When he first came back it was the best thing...but him barely working matches and then going away for such a long time...has hurt a lot.
But i think that was their plan for people to like Reigns...which will not work.

I love Alexa, but im the first to say that someone else needs the title at this point.
I hate how the womans titles constantly change...and only between 2-3 woman.
You have so many Woman who you can work with, why not Mickie with the title for a while...or why didnt they give it Asuka.
Alexa is getting the spotlight with or without the title, she is one of the best worker on the microfon...a title isnt needed for that.
And so far Ronda has shown a fantastic performance.
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