Author Topic: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era  (Read 42011 times)

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1410 on: May 13, 2019, 11:18:46 PM »
just watched Shingo Takagi v SHO, it was great.

I'm taking a break from NJPW as all my subscriptions were adding up and I wasn't watching enough so only buying 1 per month. Feel like I'm missing out. Will binge watch all in future.

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1411 on: May 14, 2019, 12:15:12 AM »
Back from RAW. Lots of fun. Had a really good time.

Spoilers:

Liked:
Miz TV
Mysterio vs Cesaro. Fun match. Popped for Rey didnt expect him since he wasnt traveling with the house shows.
Shane live. Always been a big fan. Didnt expect him in UK
Firefly funhouse
Sami vs Braun fighting next to me and their match in general
Becky's promo
Dark matches Aj vs Drew and Seth vs Corbin
Revival Main Event match against Lucha Party
Nikki Cross RAW debut. Antics even after cameras stopped
Richochet
Serious Revival promo

Disliked
Too
Much
Baron
Corbin

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1412 on: May 14, 2019, 12:39:46 AM »

Sami vs Braun fighting next to me and their match in general


You going to be on the TV?

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1413 on: May 14, 2019, 07:35:04 AM »
Its possible.

Forgot to say how incredible the atmosphere was last night. Boos and cheers, singing and laughter, chanting.
Place was booing so loud you couldnt hear Evans speaking. Huge pop for Becky and Seth. Boring Corbin songs.

This was a good RAW and being there live was awesome. Cant wait for SD tonight.

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1414 on: May 14, 2019, 10:26:46 AM »
just saw Mark Haskins on the street, reckon I could take him.

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1415 on: May 14, 2019, 11:02:22 AM »
Slipknot Bray Wyatt was a development I wasn't expecting.

Looking forward to seeing the Bret Hart vs. Tom McGee thing on the Network. I wonder how McGee feels about Bret calling him shite in his book.

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1416 on: May 14, 2019, 11:10:31 AM »
If he's got any self awareness, he'll have nodded in agreement.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4zYfaTBLk0

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1417 on: May 14, 2019, 11:32:47 AM »
If he's got any self awareness, he'll have nodded in agreement.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4zYfaTBLk0

Those strikes make Shane O'Mac look like Jerry Lawler.

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1418 on: May 14, 2019, 03:59:10 PM »
I don't know why exactly but I always get a kick out of videos where a wrestler goes into business for themselves
https://twitter.com/MattKoonTE/status/1127945674425761794

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1419 on: May 14, 2019, 05:22:50 PM »
A puff piece on WWE in Variety. It's more about their finances which are staggering really but I thought it was an interesting piece nonetheless.

https://variety.com/2019/tv/features/wwe-vince-mcmahon-interview-smackdown-raw-1203213046/

It also has this picture of 2 Vince poses both of which make me chuckle.



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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1420 on: May 14, 2019, 09:12:52 PM »
WWE has fined Lars Sullivan $100,000 for his all those bigoted forum posts he used to make. What a bizarre punishment and a gut-punching amount for someone at his level. But he will also be required to attend sensitivity training, which seems more appropriate.

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1421 on: May 14, 2019, 10:01:13 PM »
Didn't he post all that stuff before joining WWE? Seems unfair to fine him for that even if he is an idiot. I'm pretty sure his posts were discovered like a year ago too, but I suppose they've gotten more attention with his main roster push / panic attack before debuting.

In other news Asuka and Kairi now have a tag team name. The Kabuki Warriors


Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1422 on: May 14, 2019, 11:34:13 PM »
Smackdown sucked. Fatal fourway was good but that was it. Nothing more then a two hour long videofilled commercial for MITB. KO show segment was horrible. Weird Asuka Kairi tag match. Long boring match with Roman and Elias etc. Wildcard rule ruined the show. Boring out of place Charlotte segment.  Too many videos and on titantron promos. Atmosphere was amazing when we walked in and gone after the fatal 4 way.

We bought average seats for 30 pounds and got upgraded because they havent sold enough tickets which was nice.

Raw was great but this was the most bpring wrestling show I ever watched live

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1423 on: May 15, 2019, 01:55:50 AM »
Didn't he post all that stuff before joining WWE? Seems unfair to fine him for that even if he is an idiot. I'm pretty sure his posts were discovered like a year ago too, but I suppose they've gotten more attention with his main roster push / panic attack before debuting.

Some of it is from his time at the Performance Center apparently. So he'd be a WWE employee there. Really it's just to protect their image without actually firing a guy they seem to have plans for.

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1424 on: May 15, 2019, 01:05:01 PM »
AEW weekly show picked up by TNT, starts later in the year.

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1425 on: May 15, 2019, 01:08:04 PM »
Some of it is from his time at the Performance Center apparently. So he'd be a WWE employee there.

There hasn't been proof of that. There were some posts from 2013 but he signed with them near the end of that year.

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1426 on: May 15, 2019, 01:26:05 PM »

In other news Asuka and Kairi now have a tag team name. The Kabuki Warriors


When it comes to foreign wrestlers Vince literally just goes with the first thing he thinks of that relates to that country, doesn't he. They could just as easily be called the Karaoke Kids or the Origami Girls.

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1427 on: May 15, 2019, 01:30:16 PM »
When it comes to foreign wrestlers Vince literally just goes with the first thing he thinks of that relates to that country, doesn't he. They could just as easily be called the Karaoke Kids or the Origami Girls.

https://twitter.com/RealPaigeWWE/status/1128571756472668160

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1428 on: May 15, 2019, 01:32:57 PM »
When it comes to foreign wrestlers Vince literally just goes with the first thing he thinks of that relates to that country, doesn't he. They could just as easily be called the Karaoke Kids or the Origami Girls.
Paige tweeted today that Kairi and Asuka came up with the name Kabuki Girls but it was changed to Warriors. So leave poor Vince alone.
EDIT: up_the_hampipe beat me too it but still leave Vince alone lads eh?

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1429 on: May 15, 2019, 01:36:49 PM »
He only gave it the green light because he thought they said Bukkake.

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1430 on: May 15, 2019, 01:43:55 PM »
He only gave it the green light because he thought they said Bukkake.
Perhaps. I did nearly choke on a piece of my wrap laughing at that though so I hope that is true.

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1432 on: May 15, 2019, 01:47:47 PM »
PRESENTING

SHINSUKE NAKAMURA AND THAT OTHER JAPANESE LAD OFF 205 LIVE

AS

SUSHI NINJAS

WHAT DO YOU MEAN THE 205 LIVE GUY LEFT GET ME ANOTHER ONE


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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1434 on: May 15, 2019, 02:53:18 PM »
He only gave it the green light because he thought they said Bukkake.

Vince doesn't know Asian porn exists.
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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1435 on: May 15, 2019, 09:59:16 PM »
They should have gone for Samuri Pizza Cats.

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1436 on: May 16, 2019, 01:38:02 PM »
Looks like WWE is going to BT sports.

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1437 on: May 16, 2019, 03:22:16 PM »
End of an era that.

Massively risky for WWE unless there's an FTA highlights option in the deal. Their positioning on Sky One has been massively important to them.

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Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1438 on: May 16, 2019, 03:29:09 PM »
Last time they renewed the contract was before the network launched. Maybe Sky dosn't want it without exclusive pay per views.

Re: Wrestling: The Baron Corbin Era
« Reply #1439 on: May 16, 2019, 04:36:28 PM »
There was talk of them being angry at the Network hitting PPV sales, so that's probably true. They've been dropping some long term sports deals to help pay the ridiculous Premier League rites. ATP tennis ended at the end of 2018 and they'd had that for just as long.