I thought Rey Mysterio was going to be on Team Teddy but instead Booker T took his place, why? And also why did they remove Christian from Team Johnny?
Rey Mysterio was targeting Wrestlemania XXVIII as his return date from his knee injury. With him not being added to Team Teddy in the 12-man tag team match, it appears he isn’t ready to go. Serious knee injuries cannot be rushed as he would run the risk of getting re-injured. As I speculated last night, if I had to guess, Christian’s ankle injury isn’t fully healed. If we hear anything else, we’ll be sure and pass it along.
With as much hype and promotion as the WWE has given Wrestlemania XXVIII this
year, specifically The Rock vs. John Cena, do you have an idea as to what kind of PPV buyrate WWE is looking to get with this year’s Wrestlemania?
The buyrate WWE is always seeking for Wrestlemania is to surpass the 1 million threshold. Given the strong promotion for The Rock vs. John Cena as well as the strong lineup, WWE will hope to meet this number. Pay-per-view buyrates continue to struggle with preliminary numbers for Elimination Chamber being down hard.
Will Chris Jericho vs CM Punk at Wrestlemania XXVIII be the last Jericho match we see in a while? I’ve heard rumors that he’s leaving or taking a break after Wrestlemania XXVIII.
You never read those rumors here at WrestlingNewsWorld.com. Chris Jericho is in the plans for WWE’s overseas tour after Wrestlemania and while he’ll miss some shows, he will be in WWE after Wresltemania.
Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels and Steve Austin all took years before they became superstars, nowadays talent with name recognition on the independent circuit that get moved up to the majors are almost expected to be automatic superstars. Do you think the independent fans put too much pressure on these talent and bash WWE when these talent’s aren’t used at every single TV or PPV?
Everyone has to pay his or her dues in some fashion. Even workers such as CM Punk and Daniel Bryan, that are currently main eventers, had to pay their dues in the independent circuit then again in WWE before their run at the top of the card. Many of the well-known independent names are currently paying their dues in WWE developmental where they are treated just like everyone else. Vince McMahon isn’t impressed by success outside of WWE and while it may get a worker on his radar, the worker has to prove they can be successful in WWE before they are pushed.
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