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Brock Lesnar at UFC 184 means WWE better ante up

Brock Lesnar sat cageside behind Dana White at UFC 184.

Not even a week after Brock Lesnar reportedly got into a heated argument with Vince McMahon before Monday Night Raw, the WWE World Heavyweight Champion watched Saturday night’s UFC 184 from the second row. The Wrestling Observer‘s Dave Meltzer, in last night’s Observer Radio show (subscription required and recommended), cautioned against reading too much into Lesnar’s appearance other than the ... Read More »

The Wrestlemania 31 Salvage Project

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The WWE’s premier event, the 31st installment of WrestleMania, is only four weeks away.  However, an uneasy feeling seems to be surrounding this year’s proceedings. The Main Event Drama For the second year in a row, the company’s Royal Rumble-to-‘Mania plan has fallen flat.  In 2014, it was the forced push of the returning Batista.  WWE brass saw Batista’s comeback ... Read More »

Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – Week of February 28, 2015

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It’s easy to get bogged down in the negativity that exists online when it comes to the world of professional wrestling. Let’s put a pause on the bad stuff, all the complaints, criticisms, rants, and rundowns. Instead, let’s come up for a breath of fresh air, sift through the week that was, and accentuate the positives. I’m changing this to ... Read More »

Jim Ross on His One Man Show Coming to WrestleMania 31 Weekend, WWE Fast Lane and Today’s Wrestling Audience

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Hall of Famer Jim Ross joins the podcast as he talks about his one man show “Ringside: An Afternoon with Jim Ross” which is coming to San Jose on Saturday, March 28th, the WWE Fast Lane show, the live audience at the show and today’s wrestling audience, Roman Reigns being the “next guy”, remembering when he first saw Reigns in ... Read More »

Scott Fishman Talks NXT Brand, Fast Lane, Samoa Joe Leaving TNA and More

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Scott Fishman – contributor to the Miami Herald fighting section – joins the podcast to talk about the NXT brand and where it’s at right now, what the WWE could learn from how that brand is booked, possible callups, the joy of house shows, Fast Lane on Sunday and how it could be sneaky good, thoughts on where they are going ... Read More »

WWE Finally Got It Right

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On last Monday’s edition of Raw, the WWE actually did something no one expected it to do: the smart thing. A week removed from the Royal Rumble, an event that was widely panned thanks to the forced push of Roman Reigns, the WWE had some decisions to make. Do they stick with the plan, push Reigns like nothing happened and ... Read More »

The Flagship: Road to WrestleMania in Question with Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan, Triple H Talks with Stone Cold

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Brian and Michael talk about WWE Raw from Monday night including the possible changes on the Road to WrestleMania involving Roman Reigns and Daniel Bryan as they two are set to square off at Fast Lane, if WWE make a switch for the main event of WrestleMania 31 and who will face Brock Lesnar, protecting Reigns and how tricky that ... Read More »

Saving Roman Reigns: Overcoming His Current WWE Issues

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It happened again. The winner of the Royal Rumble match, a man pushed as a top babyface, was drenched in boos from a dismayed and angry crowd. Last year it was Batista, who soon embraced the hate and became Boo-tista (and eventually Blue-tista…). This year, it’s Roman Reigns, the apparent future “face of the company.” Last year, the fans rallied ... Read More »

The Flagship: WWE Royal Rumble 2015 Fallout, Dislike for Roman Reigns and Raw is Snowstorm

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Brian and Michael are back for the latest edition of The Flagship as they discuss WWE Royal Rumble 2015 which included an incredible world championship match between Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins and John Cena as well as a disappointing Rumble match, the decision to go with Roman Reigns as the winner and the crowd reaction towards him, the #CancelWWENetwork movement ... Read More »

Could The Rock Appear at the WWE Royal Rumble 2015?

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Well, well, well … look who sent out an interesting and quite time picture last night. In town and always gotta stop by the neighborhood… #SouthPhilly A photo posted by therock (@therock) on Jan 24, 2015 at 8:11pm PST Now, Philly just happens to be where the Royal Rumble is taking place tonight at the Wells Fargo Arena. Is this ... Read More »

The Flagship: WWE Raw Fallout Leading into the Royal Rumble, WrestleMania 31 Matches and More

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael as they talk about WWE Raw from Monday night, the fallout from the show going into this Sunday’s Royal Rumble PPV, who they think will win the Rumble match and leave that show as the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, how this affects the lineup for WrestleMania 31 and the possible matches ... Read More »

Scott Fishman Talks Randy Savage Induction, Daniel Bryan Return and Magic City Con

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Scott Fishman — contributor to the Miami Herald fighting section — is back on the podcast as he talks about the Magic City Con this weekend down in Miami and the various wrestlers appearing he has spoken to, “Macho Man” Randy Savage being finally being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, where he once met Savage, his recent interview ... Read More »