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Let’s Get Ready to Rumble 2014! #ThrowbackThursday

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With the Royal Rumble coming up, here’s my article from Wrestle Talk TV discussing the build up to last year’s event. Did it end up as anticipated, and how does this year’s build up compare? Let me know.

Originally published HERE.

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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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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.

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Booking Brock Lesnar, Volume I: The Streak

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With all the speculation surrounding Brock Lesnar holding the WWE World Heavyweight Championship (if only they could have changed the name when they changed the logo),  I am going to throw my hat into the squared circle in order to track a potential progression from the events at Summer Slam up until WrestleMania 31.

We can’t discuss anything about The Beast Incarnate without mentioning The Streak. Continue reading

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Unbelievable! A Convo with ICW’s Big Damo: Damian O’Connor (Part I)

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I had the absolute pleasure of holding a two-hour conversation with Damian O’Connor, a mainstay at Scotland’s ICW and Coach at the SOURCE Wrestling School.

Here’s Part 1 of my ‘Unbelievable’ conversation with Big Damo, as he talks about Sting, Vader, Mark Henry and perfectionism in wrestling!

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As we’re not far from Survivor Series 2014, here’s an article I wrote for WrestleTalk TV, detailing my top five favourite Traditional Survivor Series matches.

Original article HERE.

Survivor Series is one of the most anticipated pay-per-views in the WWE’s schedule, referred to as part of the sacred ‘Big Four’ along with The Royal Rumble, Wrestlemania and Summerslam. As a result, it has been home to Continue reading

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Top 5 Traditional Survivor Series Matches #ThrowbackThursday

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