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WHAT IF A NATURAL DISASTER PREEMPTED RAW FROM TAKING PLACE, WRESTLERS TAKING DANGEROUS BUMPS INTO OBJECTS AND MORE

By Mike Johnson on 2013-02-02 10:00:00
I've actually been wondering this for quite some time now, but for some reason or another, haven't had the chance to ask it until now, so here goes: In TNA, when someone like Abyss would get slammed on tacks, broken glass, or barbed wire, were the aforementioned all 100% real, all 100% legit? If so, isn't that a bit risky? What about when Team 3-D put Christian Cage through a glass table, how was he able to walk away? Same goes for when Mankind went through tacks, isn't that like playing with fire? What if, a piece of glass gets in your eye? What if, you get stabbed from a piece of glass?

It depends on the situation. In some cases, there are props that are used to make it easier for the talents taking the brunt of the punishment, but even with those props, there are injuries. At the 2000 Royal Rumble, Triple H ended up with puncture wounds from a prop barbed wire bat, as opposed to the real thing. In many of the instances you are referring, the actual items were used. It's very dangerous, which is why those type of bumps should be used sparingly.

With what happened at the Bully Ray-Brooke Hogan wedding Aces & Eights attacking everyone including Bully Ray himself with a statue I believe does this action take Bully Ray out of the running as the leader of Aces & Eights? Maybe it is Jeff Jarrett after all. What do you think?

It could, unless Ray instructed his minions to even attack him to assist in his subterfuge. Time will tell!

Is Eve Torres under the 90 day no compete clause?

It depends. If she requested a release, yes. If her deal was expiring, no. We haven't heard which of the scenarios were involved, but considering she isn't looking to wrestle outside WWE, it doesn't matter.

When Hurricane Sandy struck New Jersey (being from NJ) I recall Raw was here in the Izod approximately 1 week before, now lets say Sandy had struck when Raw wad here in NJ, what would have happened with the curfews, travel restrictions, etc. would Raw have gone on? I don't ask this to be disrespectful to those endangered or displaced by the storm, but I was curious how WWE would react to such an instance as a company.

The live Raw event in New Jersey would have been canceled. My guess is that with an event that massive on the horizon, WWE would have moved their event somewhere else at the last minute, as they did when the NBC playoffs forced them to move Raw to Los Angeles with less than a week's notice. Or, in a worse case scenario, they would have found a staging area and broadcast Raw using clips of past shows and having wrestlers cut new promos, like an old studio show. That idea (a WWE studio show) would actually be pretty awesome.

Do you see Madusa ever being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame?

My gut is no, but the company wants to induct at least one woman a year, so at some point, mathematically, they are going to have to run into her as the best choice.