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HBK VS. LESNAR, OWNERSHIP OF PAUL BOESCH HOUSTON TAPES, WWE HALL OF FAME AND MORE

By Mike Johnson on 2013-02-15 10:00:00
I've always wondered this but back in 05 was there an actual Smackdown championship belt commissioned? Or was it an already existing belt they had Teddy Long carry around.

If you mean the creation of the Spinner belt, that was a new title WWE had created specifically for John Cena.

I cannot begin to tell you guys how excited I am about the Mid South DVD this year. I grew up in Houston and spent every Friday in the old Sam Houston Coliseum for Houston Wrestling. Are the Paul Boesch tapes part of the Mid South collection? If not who owns them? I would love for fans to see the quality of work of guys in hot angles like Chavo and Hector Guerrero against Ted Dibease and Steve Williams or the Fantastics against a monster tag team known as the Sheepherders. They became the Bushwackers. Any word on the Houston Wrestling tapes?

The Houston tapes are not part of the Mid-South collection. There are several owners of the rights to the Houston tapes, which were archived, unlike most territories. When I interviewed Peter Birkholz several weeks back, he said that until the different rightsholders come to an agreement, there is nothing that can be done with the tapes.

Why did WWE cut Rey from the Chamber Match? Why no explanation?

The explanation if that Mark Henry "injured" Rey.

Brock Lesnar is back on WWE TV and will face Hunter at Mania 29. Do you think HBK will be involved in this match, since he was scheduled for SummerSlam match? Also, i heard there are some plans of turning Brock babyfacel??? Is it possible??? I mean how they'll do this scene?

I haven't heard anything about Brock Lesnar being turned babyface. One would think that we'll see Shawn Michaels get some sort of comeuppance on Lesnar with a superkick down the line.

What wrestler do u feel desirves to be in the WWE HOF that isnt in yet? Not counting who is being inducted. For me it is Bam Bam bigelow.

Lou Thesz, Adrian Adonis, Dick Murdoch, Bigelow, Kamala, Ivan Koloff, Haystacks Calhoun. There are a litany of names that belong there.