Wrestling Thread 5: FKA The Viking Experience • Page 652

Discussion in 'Sports Forum' started by Henry, Apr 15, 2019.

  1. Is Batista in it just because he's a big time actor now? Feel he hasn't done anything THAT memorable
     
  2. J.C.

    adorkable Prestigious

    6 time heavyweight champion, 2 time rumble winner, wrestlemania main eventer, member of Evolution. He's fine.
     
  3. Well damn lol
     
  4. LuigiPeppercorn

    Better at Smash Bros. than OldJersey Prestigious

    I really want to understand the reasoning for bringing him back. Like, I’ll never agree with the decision, but I want to see the stats that show it’s worth it financially. Right now, it just seems like Vince missed seeing his friend on his show
     
  5. Mick

    FKA tell that mick Prestigious

    I think it's really funny that my takes here that always seem popular are downvoted on Reddit, and anything I get roasted for here get a bunch of thumbs-ups there. The Internet is weird/Reddit is bad.
     
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  7. I sometimes get the waiting to put people in, depending where the prospective entrant is at in their career. I feel like if it’s a super young dude, then one would want to see how they do into their mid to early-late career to see if they still have staying power and don’t flame out or just get real bad. Some dudes are just so good at the beginning and mid career that I think they should go in right away (I’m looking at you Okada).

    You’re right that HoFs for pro wrestling are weird though. I mean, there are only 2 or 3 stats that one can actually empirically measure, everything else is just personal preference.

    Also, this is completely unrelated, but I’m kind of super bummed that Liger’s retirement match isn’t a singles match. For some reason I thought that it was gonna be him vs Ryu Lee (Dragon Lee’s new name). But it’s a tag match :((((
     
  8. I really think its straight up because he gets a pop. Which is terrible.
     
  9. Hey, what's with the joke of people putting things up to Scorpio Sky's mouth in this week's Being the Elite?
     
  10. amorningofsleep

    4am PM

    It's been a thing for a while where he'll be talking and somehow says a word that's also a candy bar (PayDay, Milky Way, etc) and that's where Matt will pop in and make him eat it. I couldn't even begin to tell you why it even got started.
     
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  11. LuigiPeppercorn

    Better at Smash Bros. than OldJersey Prestigious

    Big Cass threatened to kill Janela on twitter and then deleted the tweet
     
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  12. devenstonow

    Noobie

    I don't think it's really anything complex. He's pretty clearly the most famous/well-known wrestler of all time (ignoring Rock/Cena for recency and El Santo in Mexico) and there's value in that. Not defending or anything but I think that it's as simple as that.
     
  13. devenstonow

    Noobie

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  14. amorningofsleep

    4am PM

    Fuck this makes me so happy.

     
  15. Taketimeandfind

    Trusted

    Dammit Cody, just bring AEW to San Antonio. Why Corpus and now Austin. Stop making me drive
     
  16. devenstonow

    Noobie



    HHH got his personal designers for this
     
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  17. Taketimeandfind

    Trusted

    Ok I don’t know what it is but I can’t see any of the Instagram posts y’all post on here
     
  18. I have no idea how I have continually missed this gag, but this is the first time I’ve noticed.
     
  19. stonecoldnimrod

    Regular

    bruh...

    i'm in houston.
    i flied out for all in in chicago last year.
    i flied out to vegas for double or nothin this year.
    i'm drivin to corpus nest week for dynamite..
    aaand i've already got the day off to drive to austin for this just announced dynamite episode.

    have the next aew ppv in either houston or san antonio. i'd be fine with that.

    but theeen:
    nxt takeover: tampa goes on sale this friday
    and i'm plannin on the drive to dallas for mlw and impact a few weeks before rumble.
    and i'll be at rumble.
    and worlds collide.



    fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu
     
  20. Drew Beringer

    @drewberinger Moderator

    man fuck the wwe hof - Batista should be the headliner anyways

    [​IMG]
     
  21. GrantCloud

    Prestigious Prestigious

    damn the ultimate flex
     
  22. preppyak

    K.O. Rocks! Prestigious

    The easiest answer is Saudi money. That show makes WAY more for them than any WM does - each show apparently brings in revenue equal to the Network for that quarter - and its a thing they can build one-off feuds for legends and not care about the rest of the year. He's done both Crown Jewels, that WM35 opening, and the RAW reunion show.

    I think they are smart enough to know they cant over-use him, but as long as they avoid long-term stories with him, sadly, who is really gonna say anything?
     
  23. Taketimeandfind

    Trusted

    we used to do that but we are trying to buy a house right now and money is real tight. My wife is actually going to corpus next week with some people from work but she thought they were getting me a ticket too but they only got one for her. And I can’t even get a ticket until after we close on this house hopefully which should be by Monday at the latest. What sucks is they are sitting like 5th row. We were hoping to do rumble weekend but all our funds are gone now.
     
  24. I think he could’ve easily headlined a class. Dude was over as all fuck when he got out of Evolution
     
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