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WHY WWE WORKS WITH SAUDI ARABIA, LESNAR-FIEND, HOW TO OWN UP TO AN INCORRECT STORY AND MORE

By Dave Scherer on 2019-11-13 10:00:00

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While the name can't be used as WWE owns the rights to it, is there a possibility that War Games will be featured at an AEW PPV in the future?

It wouldn’t surprise me!

What happened to Carlitos in WWE? He was so over as a heel when he debuted, but at some point they started to push him down the card until he was basically just a comic relief. Is there a backstory for his fall from grace?

As is often the case when that happens, he didn’t resonate with the right people to get a top of the card push.  With that said, he did have a good, solid run in the company before leaving,

I saw a reporter said that Seth Rollins made a rah rah speech and Rollins went on Twitter to say that it never happened.  The reporter then wrote "Very sorry on this.  I don't want to spread misinformation."  Is that enough or does he also have to do a retraction at his site?

When a reporter gets something wrong, they need to retract it in the medium where they reported the incorrect story.  And for the record, the reporter in question did just that on his site.

What do you think of WWE expanding their live event partnership through 2027 with Saudi Arabia?

It depends on if you are asking me personally or if you are asking me if I understand why they are doing it on a business basis.  Personally, I don’t like some of the philosophies of the Saudis and I wouldn’t want to do business with them.  But on the flip side, I understand why WWE does.  There have been two cases now where working with the Saudis has helped them with their stock price (beyond the initial pop they got from announcing the deal).  One time, the revenue generated by a show saved a quarter for them.  Then after the incorrect reports of what happened when the talent got detained in Saudi Arabia drove the stock down (as investors took that to mean the deal was over), they sent out a press release announcing the status of the deal that corrected that the next day.  So, I understand why they work with them, even if I don’t personally like it.

Chances of Bray Wyatt vs Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania?

I would put it at 50/50 at there very highest.

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