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CM PUNK NOT FOLLOWING WRESTLING, WHO HBK SHOULD WRESTLE IF HE COMES BACK, PUTTING DIVAS TO REST AND MORE

By Dave Scherer on 2018-06-11 10:00:00

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Who would you like HBK to wrestle if he does one more match?

As he said himself, The Showstopper is gone.  He’s 52 years old now, and turns 53 next month.  So we can’t expect him to be what he was.  Given that fact, I think it makes the most sense to have him work in a tag match, where he could work in spurts but not have to carry it all.  Given his association with Daniel Bryan, I would love to see an angle where a duo does something that causes Bryan and HBK to team up.  

Do you think the Four Horsewomen was responsible for killing the term "WWE Diva?"

Directly?  No, I don’t think so.  Triple H and Stephanie McMahon already had decided that they wanted to present the women as equal to their male counterparts before the Horsewomen came along.  But they did come along as part of WWE’s change in direction where women are concerned.

CM Punk stated in a recent interview with Ariel Helwani that he doesn't care to follow wrestling anymore, and he can't watch wrestling matches anymore because he finds them boring.  I get how people can become disillusioned with pro wrestling, but for someone like Punk, who reached wrestling's highest peak and literally lived and breathed pro wrestling for the majority of his life up until his departure from WWE, do you really believe he has turned his back so fully on pro wresting?  

Punk is a very black and white kind of guy.  I don’t have a problem believing him when he says that his taste for the business is gone, at least at this point in time.  Does that mean it could never come back?  I wouldn’t say that!

I have to admit when Mark Henry made his plea with Martha Hart to allow Owen Hart to be in the hall of fame, it made me tear up as well. My question is, what was the reaction internally? Did he get any heat for this?

None that I heard about, no.  And frankly, I don’t see any reason for it.  Owen was Mark’s friend.  Mark has a right to say what he wants about his friend.

You have been very critical of Carmella as champ, especially her match against Charlotte.  Lana is even more limited in the ring than Carmella, so are you similarly unsettled by how they are pushing Lana as a serious challenger going into Money In the Bank?  If Lana wins the briefcase, do you think a feud between her and Carmella for the title would produce matches that would be a significant step backwards in the whole women's revolution?

I have no problem with Lana being in the match.  If she were to win it, then yes I would have a major issue with it.  No doubt about it.  I don’t know that it would be a significant step backward until I see how they did it, but certainly she isn’t even close to being the person that should win that match.

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