Wrestling

Booking Brock Lesnar, Volume III: Hell in a Cell

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We have 4 Weeks of television between Night Of Champions and Hell In A Cell.

Let’s start from the RAW after the Pay-PerView.

 

Week 1  RAW [Video package opens – Decimation of Chris Jericho the night before and shots cut in of John Cena’s demise at SS and Undertaker at WrestleMania, then more quickly through Big Show, CM Punk at SummerSlam 2013, Triple H and Cena from 2012]

Opening Segment: Brock comes out with Heyman and his goons (the Paul Heyman guys, who all lost last night no less) in order to gloat, but before he can even finish his first sentence Continue reading

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Wrestling

Booking Brock, Volume II: Cena and the Championship

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After that fantastic match at SummerSlam, we see Brock Lesnar become Champion after the brutal beat-down he puts on Cena, who is probably the only wrestler in the company that could handle such a one-sided affair and still not lose any credibility: it just made Brock Lesnar look that much stronger.

As discussed by Andrew Goldstein on Grantland’s Cheap Heat podcast, WWE really missed the boat on finally introducing an element of vulnerability into the John Cena story arc. But I think it should have been taken further than that. Assuming Brock is going to stay as Champion until ‘Mania, WWE need as much star power and potential as possible to put against him in the high-profile or big four events: including the up-and-coming Survivor Series and Royal Rumble.

For that reason Continue reading

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