WWE - Who is hyped!?
So we'll be getting Owens vs. Goldberg, really? That feels somehow pretty weird. And can they really make Goldberg lose that one? Or at least Owens won't win clean, I think. There'll either be some interruption by Lesnar or Jericho, or then Goldberg will actually just win the title.
Which would mean that the WrestleMania match between Goldberg and Lesnar would ALSO be a title match. Now that wouldn't feel right at all. Two part-timers fighting over the top belt, and propably Lesnar would win that one after his humiliating losses.
I don't know. The direction the title belt is now moving towards doesn't feel "natural", if you know what I mean.
But I have to say that I liked how they trolled us (or at least me) with that US title match. Owens being all the time "I'll have your back" after Jericho put him in a tough place, and then he actually HAD his back, lol. I was sure this would've been the point in time when a crack would have emerged between the two of them, but no. :)
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The only thing I hope is that no matter who is the Universal Champion after Wrestlemania, it should be someone who will be on Raw every week at least untill he loses the title. It would be amazing if KO retains on FastLane but is highly unlikely.
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It really seems set in stone, that Goldberg is getting the title at Fastlane, and then Lesnar get's it at mania.
I don't feel good about this..
I like the idea of Owens vs. Goldberg. That's a cool match, and there is a possibility that it can help elevate Owens, even if he looses.
What I don't want to see, is Goldberg winning, and then facing Lesnar in THE main event of wrestlemania. Again, it's a great match, and obviusly it should be on the card, but the main event?
You can say what you will of the last few years, but even the dreadful HHH vs. Reigns, was to showcase a new star. I'm not saying Goldberg, couldn't be in the main event, but at least put him in there with a younger guy.
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@MonsTruz Goldberg hasn't really proven himself to be ready for any kind of long-form match since returning and I really have concerns about him headlining Wrestlemania. That match doesn't need the title and I'm disappointed that it will be taken from a workhorse like Owens only to be thrown onto a 50-year-old who wants a real Wrestlemania moment.
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Reminds of when The Rock took the title off CM Punk, ending his record reign, only to lose the title to Cena at Wrestlemania. Kind of a spit in the face of the rest of the roster who bust their ass all year long, but when Mania comes, sorry guys, this one is for big names only. How do you expect to create more big names if they always stay in the shadow of former glories??
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@Axel At least Cena was a full time wrestler. I feel like that's the biggest concern with Goldberg vs. Lesnar for the title.
But I agree, Cena vs. The Rock did not need the title, to make it feel special, just like Goldberg vs. Lesnar, doesn't need the title.
The Elimination Chamber match itself was really good. And I'm glad to see that thing back in general, it's good fun once a year. I had this stupid grin on my face when Bray fed Cena that Sister Abigail and CHING, the champ's out. I would've been satisfied with Styles winning it again, but hey, this is so much better. About time! :)
Now, there's seven weeks or something till 'Mania on SmackDown side, and already there at the end they acknowledged the Bray/Orton possibility. Which means to say --> that won't be the whole picture, I assume. There are rumors flying around about Orton and Styles both really wanting to face each other, for instance. Maybe this'll grow into Triple Threat somehow. And I really, really like Harper, and he's there looming nearby, but I still can't see them putting him in the main event. You know, as a Wyatt Family special or something. But it would be great!
Whatever the case will be, I hope I'll see Bray walking in and out of WrestleMania as the champ. He could hold it for some time now.
Festival of Friendship managed to catch me off guard. What an effective moment that was, I guess I had placed that to happen in Fastlane, maybe. I actually felt really bad for Jericho at that moment, which made me feel even stranger, as it's mainly excitement and anticipation that WWE causes in me. (And disappointment, lol.) But this hit kinda hard, so well done, WWE.
It's starting to look like Jericho will cause Owens to lose in Fastlane, and then we'll see them in 'Mania. And I do have to say that it is better that things went this way, that there's a clear line between a face and a heel now. I mean I had expected it to become sort of a mutual falling-out after Jericho accidentally causes Owens to lose in Fastlane or something. This is way better in that sense. Now he'll intentionally cause that.
SmackDown was great, especially that Triple Threat match felt like a treat. Glad we got that out of the way already, I mean the rematches. And I really like that they seem to keep Harper close to Bray still, story-wise, close to the belt too in a sense. There could be time for some surprises, next week even!
And just in general: I think this is now a really good time for WWE. Things are interesting, I get excited over a bunch of different stories, and guys and gals tend to deliver all around the field. I'm enjoying the shows, I mean to say, as well as looking pretty eagerly forward to what's coming. For both SmackDown and RAW, as there's enough feuds cooking in both that I'm interested in. Cool times, so keep 'em coming, please.
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So yeah, they really went that way. It was pretty obvious, I don't mean that, but oh man, what horror awaits us at WrestleMania as RAW's main event of the evening now. Goldberg vs. Lesnar for the title. I mean will it be as well a thirty second match? What a great way to end the evening. I would've been ok with the two men going against each other again even in a quick manner, if that's every time needed for Goldberg, but to put the gold on the line as well, the show's own Holy Grail? This doesn't feel right at all.
At least the Owens / Jericho will be pretty epic, I feel. And I think we'll see Sasha's heel turn tonight on RAW. She's definitely going against Bayley in WM. Charlotte might be in there, too.
Owens would of been better if just laying down and letting Goldberg pin him.
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Do any of you guys ever watch OSW ?
The 'Old School Wrestling' review podcast.
They've done loads of reviews about the PPV's from the Hulkamania Era, some WCW and ECW shows too. (super quality with regards to production and the knowledge of the hosts) ...start from Ep 24 ro so...give it a go. Honestly. It's amazing.
It's easily the best and funniest wrestling related thing to come about since the internet came about
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Dude OSW is my lifeblood.
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@DeweyDTruman well Helllloooooo fellow nogger :D
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This might be the best thing WWE had done in a while.
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I'm legit more excited about Big Bartholomew fighting the Sea Creature than any of the WM main events.
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With Wrestlemania little more than a week away, who is excited and how will you be watching?
Myself, as I live in England and it'll be on from 1am-5am on Monday morning, I'll have to watch it on demand later in the week when I have time. Although these days I usually just skip the matches I have no interest in and maybe only watch the first and last 15 minutes of each match, depending on my free time.
I'm personally looking forward to seeing Roman Reigns defeat The Undertaker, solely because I can't wait to see how the crowd reacts.
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@DarthAmmii There should honestly be a Wrestlemania live stream with Huber and Brad.