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Offline Vega

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I watched roode and nakamura a bit earlier. Fantastic match. Roode is being booked perfectly, hopefully he's in line for a mobster push on the main roster.
I loved that match. Shows how important it is to get character and presentation over.

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Monster. Not mobster.  :). Whoever came up with his gimmick is a genius.

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Monster. Not mobster.  :). Whoever came up with his gimmick is a genius.
It was said a few months ago that the Glorious Domination song was actually created for someone else who decided not to use it. What an idiot that person was. I'm guessing it was Aries given his Greatest Man gimmick.

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Cena/Styles exceeded expectations. What a match.

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Cena/Styles exceeded expectations. What a match.

Except for Cena winning. Maybe WM rematch?

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Except for Cena winning. Maybe WM rematch?
What's wrong with Cena winning? It was not an LOLCENAWINS squash. Styles was put over as strong as possible in defeat.

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Another spoiler from meltzer:

wyatt beats cena at the next ppv, faces Orton at WM

Rumble was kind of meh. Seemed too fake at the end once the big three finally got in. Goldberg again squashing Lesnar was a bit of a surprise. I was hoping the Balor rumors were true. 

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Yet another Meltzer spoiler for WM:

it appears as if Kevin Owens vs. Goldberg for the WWE Universal Champion will take place at the WWE Fastlane pay-per-view on March 5th, with Goldberg winning the title and then defending against Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 33. Meltzer said that it is indeed the plan. Meltzer had first reported in last week's issue of The Wrestling Observer Newsletter that neither AJ Styles or Owens were scheduled to go into WrestleMania as champion.

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Ugh. I hate that mobile WNFF doesn't actually spoil spoilers. I know it's not your fault imref but I really wish those weren't posted.

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Ugh. I hate that mobile WNFF doesn't actually spoil spoilers. I know it's not your fault imref but I really wish those weren't posted.

sorry, I'll post URLs in the future to the spoilers rather than the actual spoilers

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Ugh. I hate that mobile WNFF doesn't actually spoil spoilers. I know it's not your fault imref but I really wish those weren't posted.
Not like they are hugely surprising spoilers though. You could have figured that out yourself if you gave it a few minutes of thought.

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It is ludicrous to see Goldberg and Undertaker in the ring together. They are the SAME age, roughly.

No further evidence needed of the toll wrestling takes on your body.

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Joe debuted last night.

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Joe debuted last night.

Finally.  The last year or so has been one heck of an invasion angle with TNA and ROH taking over WWE.  All that's needed now are Adam Cole and Christopher Daniels.

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Cena/Styles exceeded expectations. What a match.

It was nice to have a match of the night that didn't involve Charlotte - however, her match was pretty good too.  It did show that Bayley isn't ready yet.

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It was nice to have a match of the night that didn't involve Charlotte - however, her match was pretty good too.  It did show that Bayley isn't ready yet.
Um... what? Bayley is the best of the four. Go watch her stuff in NXT. Along with the awesome Sasha and Asuka matches, she got above average matches out of Nia Jax, Carmella, and Alexa Bliss. She knows what she is doing. Not to say that Charlotte isn't good; she has improved a lot since her initial call-up; but Bayley is better than her, Sasha, and Becky.

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Um... what? Bayley is the best of the four. Go watch her stuff in NXT. Along with the awesome Sasha and Asuka matches, she got above average matches out of Nia Jax, Carmella, and Alexa Bliss. She knows what she is doing. Not to say that Charlotte isn't good; she has improved a lot since her initial call-up; but Bayley is better than her, Sasha, and Becky.

She's o.k.  She's just not ready for main event.  She isn't even close to Charlotte.

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Per PWInsider, Seth Rollins injured his knee during the segment with Joe, the same knee with the repaired ACL.  He's in Birmingham meeting with Dr. Andrews for an evaluation.  No word yet on how serious of an injury that he suffered but it's obviously not a good sign if they sent him to Andrews.

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Per PWInsider, Seth Rollins injured his knee during the segment with Joe, the same knee with the repaired ACL.  He's in Birmingham meeting with Dr. Andrews for an evaluation.  No word yet on how serious of an injury that he suffered but it's obviously not a good sign if they sent him to Andrews.

:?

Raw is already worse than Smackdown.  This won't help.

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Per PWInsider, Seth Rollins injured his knee during the segment with Joe, the same knee with the repaired ACL.  He's in Birmingham meeting with Dr. Andrews for an evaluation.  No word yet on how serious of an injury that he suffered but it's obviously not a good sign if they sent him to Andrews.

Wow, really selling the Triple H promo :(

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Meltzer says Rollins has a torn MCL. Out eight weeks.

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Meltzer says Rollins has a torn MCL. Out eight weeks.

I watched it last night.  It didn't look like anything happened and HHH and Stephanie teased it during the show.  Are we sure this isn't just an angle?

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I watched it last night.  It didn't look like anything happened and HHH and Stephanie teased it during the show.  Are we sure this isn't just an angle?

there's always that possibility, but Meltzer is reporting that it's a legitimate injury.

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Fantastic NJPW show last night on AXS from WK11 featuring the junior heavyweights.  Cody vs juice Robinson , young bucks vs rapongi vice, and Kushida vs Takahashi.  The last two were easily ****.  They will replay next Friday.

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Rock and Roll Express are going into the HoF.  It would be appropriate to also induct the Midnight Express, but I can't imagine McMahon wants Cornette in attendance (or in his HoF).