In your opinion, what realistic match right now would draw the most money for the WWE?
There are a lot of combinations with big earning potential. One that I feel would be great for Wrestlemania XXX next year would be CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan. You never know what direction that WWE is going to take but even though the roster is thin right now, there are matches that will draw. WWE also has the ability to use stars such as Brock Lesnar, Undertaker and Triple H. These guys are huge assets when you pair them with workers such as the aforementioned Punk and Bryan. Two guys that I would consider doubtful for the show next year,at least in their current state, are Steve Austin and The Rock.
Can you take us past the scripts and storylines and tell what is truly going on with TNA, Hulk Hogan and AJ Styles? Is this all one big work and they are making us look like marks?
Hulk Hogan’s current contract with TNA Wrestling is up Monday/Tuesday and the last I heard, they had not reached an agreement on a new one. The fact that TNA is playing up the Hogan/Dixie Carter storyline tells me they think they’ll get something done but there is nothing we can confirm as of this writing. AJ Styles signed a short-term extension to take him through Bound for Glory but it expires before the end of the year. TNA has been in the process of cutting all talent contracts in an effort to save money. Hogan and Styles are of no exception and it’s going to be a very interesting situation to watch play out.
Am I making it too easy when I think if WWE hired more good writers they could minimize their creative and booking problems?
Yes and if it were this easy it would have already been done. There are several things that cause creative problems but it all boils down to having to write weekly television each and every week and expect the storylines to make logical sense. Sometimes WWE accomplishes this, other times they do not. WWE gets in trouble by booking on the fly or Vince McMahon orders last minute script changes. One of the biggest things I don’t think a lot of people understand is how difficult the job of a writer is. As one observer told me, it’s not fun to write TV and is a very tedious task.
What is up with these “cryptic tweets” to the official WWE Twitter account? Have you heard anything special about who it is and when this person will return or make their debut?
I am under the impression the Tweets are about Undertaker and/or Kane but I haven’t heard for what. WWE was hoping that Undertaker would come back to work Survivor Series but I haven’t heard if there has been any movement on that or not.
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