This past Monday on RAW we saw the beginning of what looks like a “Triple H/Concussion” storyline on RAW. We also saw the beginning of what looks to be a significant push for Curtis Axel, the former Michael McGillicutty. By the time the night was over, I think it was pretty clear that neither one of these angles are going to work.
1. Typical John Cena promo to kick off another 3 hours of Raw. Dated references, cheesy comedy and *rah-rah* “I’m champ!” It was pretty convenient that the WWE App had photos of John Cena’s past “Last Man Standing” matches cued up and published almost before Ryback finished speaking. Oh & if you didn’t think Ryback looked like Bill Goldberg (or do), check this out.
2. Last week it was Cody Rhodes and this week it’s Damien Sandow. Apparently Randy Orton doesn’t job for anyone not in The Shield. Seriously though, why does Orton need to be featured in squash matches over anyone? It’s not like he’s lost any popularity that he needs these to get over again.
1. Based on that pop, I don’t know if anyone is more excited that Raw is in South Carolina tonight than Randy Orton.
2. Please don’t tell me that WWE is turning 3MB babyfaces… One cheesy gimmick is fine (Fandango) but I don’t think I can keep watching WWE if 3MB are going to be an established act every week.
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Hello everyone. It is time for another Top 5 list!
Today, I look at five surprisingly good matches from past Wrestlemanias. What do I mean by surprisingly good? Matches that many people probably didn’t expect to be good but turned out to be rather entertaining. So this isn’t a list that is going to include the likes of Shawn Michaels, Randy Savage or Bret Hart. It is a list full of wrestlers that aren’t known for their in ring work, or weren’t expected to put on a good match. But on the big stage of the WWE, they delivered a good match.
This isn’t a list of the best Wrestlemania matches. It is a list of matches that exceeded expectations and should be given credit for it.
1. The opening promo (and ESPECIALLY The Undertaker‘s attack) was played out perfectly. No one sees CM Punk as a threat to The Streak and why should they? Shawn Michaels and Triple H couldn’t do it on 5 different occasions and no one’s been able to in over 20 years. With the legendary status of Undertaker already cemented, there’s no reason to believe that he will lose at WrestleMania. BUT this segment showed that The Undertaker feels threatened by Punk. When was the last time we saw The Undertaker ditch all of the mind games and just jumped his opponent from behind? Finally we get a WrestleMania/Undertaker match where the main focus isn’t about respect but it’s personal. I still don’t think they’ve convinced anyone that The Streak is in jeopardy but they’re trying pretty damn hard which is awesome to see.
Hello everyone. I’m back again with another WrestleMania list on the road to WrestleMania. Lots of positive feedback from the last list I did. I’m sticking with a Top 5 list again because it is short and to the point. If you expand to a Top 10 list, I feel like you are reaching for points to defend your argument.
This list looks at the five most disappointing WrestleManias in the WWE history. Now, this list doesn’t necessarily mean the five worst WrestleMania’s of all time. I don’t think many people had high hopes for WrestleMania 9 going into it. This list looks at five Mania’s that had a lot of hype around them that just either didn’t live up to expectations or fell flat on their face. And at least one WrestleMania on this list was slightly above average, but it could have been even bigger if the WWE had booked it differently. That also was taken into account when this list was made. WrestleMania is considered the grandest stage of them all, and if the show does not live up to that hype, it is considered a major disappointment. I have a feeling if I did this same list next year, WrestleMania 29 would be on it.
With that intro out of the way, lets take a look at this list.