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IS CM PUNK BITTER?, WHO SHOULD BE WORKING WITH KENTA, TURNING HOUSE SHOWS INTO TV TAPINGS AND MORE

By Mike Johnson on 2014-07-18 10:00:00
I'm really excited about WWE signing KENTA. Also, a bit nervous as they don't always use small wrestlers or Japanese wrestlers very well. But he's a talented guy and hopefully they'll use him to the best of his abilities. Two questions. First, do you think they'll make good use of him? And second, do you think bringing him in as a heel with a manager, maybe brad Maddox, would help introducing him to WWE?

There's no telling what WWE will do with him yet, although if it was me, I'd just put him with Paul Heyman and let him go as the Japanese wrestling machine.

Why is CM Punk so bitter? He made millions of dollars from the WWE and the WWE made millions of dollars off of him. He wasn?t forced to sign a contract to collect all that money. WWE looks like they honored his contract even when he walked out of a contract. Are we supposed to feel sorry for him? Reminds me of the Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre.

How do we know he's bitter? How do we know WWE honored his contract? I think there are a lot of assumptions in your question. All we know is that he left and at the time, we heard it was a bad burnout, both physical and mental, that led him to do it. He looks far healthier these days compared to the last few months of his WWE run, so obviously, something was wrong. I don't know if bitter would be the right way to describe him at all.

Do you expect WWE might attempt to make Divas champion AJ Lee a fan favorite while turning former champion Paige heel? For the last two weeks Paige been portrayed as supporting AJ Lee. Showing no signs of grief or outrage toward losing the title. Sincere or a wolf in sheep's clothing? What do you think?

That could be where they are going.

So here?s an idea: WWE should turn one of their weekend house show events into a live WWE Superstars taping for the WWE Network. Superstars is a pretty meaningless show in it?s current form. So why not tape it during one of the live events during the weekend? Raw tapings last 3 hours and Smackdown/Main Event tapings also last 3 hours, so nothing would really be missing from the major television tapings. They wouldn?t have to bring the massive set from the major tapings, just use the pretty nice looking live event stage that WWE uses for their house shows. Have the first half of a show be a normal house show and the second half can be taped for the Network. It would help live event ticket sales and probably be yet another reason to buy the Network. What do you think?

It's an interesting idea but at the end of the day, the production cost of the taping would greatly outweigh the worth of the show.

Why is TNA still pushing this tired ECW stuff?

If you don't like it, the good news is it will resolve itself in about three weeks.