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PUSHING STROWMAN INSTEAD OF ROMAN, WHERE CASS IS WITHOUT ENZO, MANIA 35 AND MORE

By Dave Scherer on 2018-02-05 10:00:00

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In your opinion, after the performance Finn Balor gave at the Royal Rumble, why would WWE not have followed thru properly by putting him over Cena on Raw and put Balor into Elimination Chamber?

In MY opinion, I have nothing.  From the way Vince McMahon thinks, “there is no shame in losing to John Cena” would probably be the response.

You guys have reported that Wrestlemania 35 is supposed to take place in either NYC or Philadelphia. Both cities have both had WWE shows in the last week & we haven’t gotten an announcement; is it possible they may actually go for a venue within the NYC limits?

We cited a report.  We have heard they are going to the Northeast next year (why, I have no idea since the weather could really hurt the show).  They announced Mania 34 in January of 2017 so my best guess is that they haven’t announced it yet because it’s not totally a done deal.

Greetings again guys, as always, love your work. You just keep getting better and better. I know the talk for months now has been to put Roman reigns over at Wrestlemania, but with the great program lately with Braun Strowman and Brock Lesnar and Braun getting better and better, wouldn't it be smarter to give Braun the rub from beating Lesnar clean for the title at mania? Just seems like the smarter choice at this point and time. 

Braun is over.  His matches with Brock are a hell of a lot of fun to watch.  If it were me, I would go down the route you mentioned.  But as we have seen in the past with Vince McMahon, he has his way of doing things and sticks with what he wants.  He sees Roman as a “hero” type for kids, and that has always been his favorite kind of top guy.  Yes, the adult males like Braun better, but he doesn’t concern himself with that.

Good morning from Central California. I love your work and appreciate you being a part of my daily news diet right alongside CNN and USA Today. Excellent coverage, breaking news, and insightful commentary that is the envy of all your competitors. My question is that with the firing of Enzo is there the fear of potential blowback on Big Cass since they seemed to be legitimately close outside of the ring? Thanks and keep up the great work.

Thanks so much for the kind words.  I appreciate you saying what you did.  Nope, Cass will be fine.  They had already broken him away from Enzo in the storylines and no one was happier about it than Cass.  Suffice to say, they aren’t great pals.  I would bet Cass is probably happy Enzo is gone.

Here is a question you probably have gotten about a thousand times in the last couple of days, is Ronda Rousey's contract like Brock's contract, or is she going to be a full time wrestler?

She’s full time in that WWE is her priority, above UFC.  With that said, if she has a movie to film WWE will let her do that.  How she will be used, and how often, is to be determined at this point.  But obviously the company loves the press coverage that she has brought with her.

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