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I know Tony let's his guys work other places. But, I can't imagine he would be happy with Cage being the figurehead for a promotion run by Rob Black.
 

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I doubt we'll see Brian Cage again in AEW for a long time if ever. I wouldn't be surprised if Tony K is just letting him do whatever while Cage runs out his contract.
 

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Yeah, the take I had from this mess is that Brian Cage is more or less done with AEW if he went over here. There's no way there will be or is a partnership going on with these promotions. If XPW is going back to and staying primarily in California (which is the only way they will get an even decent crowd) I guess that makes sense (same with Mack being pushed hard) to have Cage be the guy, but what a clusterfuck it was getting there. Legit, that finish of the main made WCW ppv main events from the 90s and TNA main events from the 2000s look sensible and logical in comparison! Willie Mack needs to get the fuck out of this shitshow immediately.

Promotions like GCW and CZW do soooo much better at whatever this hardcore wrestling attempt was on this show, needless to say. And Rob Black looks like he's either on heroin or meth (or both?) bigtime. I didn't even barely recognize him when he did the run-in.
 

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I want this trash fire to work, on some level. I want an exact opposite of AEW to get just a measure of traction so it can fail properly. I want my Red Pill Wrestling. All the sleaze, bringing in guys like Flip and Aries and Younger to evolve the product, all the worst shit. I really want to see what happens and what would kill them the deadest. I don't know why but there's a really weird intrigue in this...thing.
 

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So, I'm in line with most of you in thinking it'd be astonishing if AEW acknowledges him as XPW champion on TNT if he gets on air anytime soon? My only real wrestling friend thinks the "heat has died down on XPW" during this last lull. I'm skeptical of his take.
 

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I want this trash fire to work, on some level. I want an exact opposite of AEW to get just a measure of traction so it can fail properly. I want my Red Pill Wrestling. All the sleaze, bringing in guys like Flip and Aries and Younger to evolve the product, all the worst shit. I really want to see what happens and what would kill them the deadest. I don't know why but there's a really weird intrigue in this...thing.
Seconded, really. I'm ecstatic that wrestling has become this massively inclusive artform that goes out of its way to be respectful of its fans and its workers, but something that oozes unadulterated sleaze is much needed.

Too bad Rob Black still doesn't know how to actually book or promote a wrestling show.
 

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Ngl and I don’t care if @Laz angry reacts all of my posts for the rest of eternity for saying this but I’d be really really curious to see Braun Strowman work a death match.
 

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Last time I saw Necro was during Janela's clusterfuck a couple years back, where he hit a few people and collapsed in the corner like wet paper mache for the rest of the match.
 

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I remember their TV being surprisingly decent, at least when it focused on the handful of solid hands they had.

Hopefully you can see one of the early episodes where Damien Steele is stripped of the title. Only for how slick "creepy, cross-eyed crackhead, Kronus" rolls off the tongue.
 

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The first round alone was three hours and forty five minutes long. Bar at the venue was closed for last call before that.


Genuinely curious what percentage of the crowd sat through the entire 7 hours. I think that’s longer than most of the late 2010s WrestleManias!
 
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