Ring Of Fire, Heat On Wade Barrett?, Power Of WWE Brand, John Cena’s Promo

Is the Ring of Fire match between Bray Wyatt and Kane at SummerSlam just another name for an Inferno Match?

The Ring of Fire match between Bray Wyatt and Kane at SummerSlam is a variation of an Inferno Match although I’m not sure the exact difference. I’m under the impression the ring will be surrounded by fire but I was just as confused as everyone else when the match was announced. There have been four inferno matches in WWE, with the stipulation being that the winning participant has to set their opponent on fire to get the victory. Out of the four instances, Kane has been involved in all of them. The last time we saw the bout in WWE was at the Armageddon pay-per-view on December 17, 2006. WWE’s official preview to Kane vs. Bray Wyatt at SummerSlam is online at this link.

Not too long ago, Wade Barrett was in for a big  push but now he’s doing  jobs to everyone. What happened?

We heard there was some backstage heat on Wade Barrett, although have been unable to figure out why. In the same breath, we’re also told that Vince McMahon has suggested they push Barrett again this fall. I do not take his involvement with Daniel Bryan as a bad thing although his job is to make Bryan look good heading into SummerSlam.

Are there any plans for a new season of WWE Tough Enough?

There are no plans as of this writing for a new season of WWE Tough Enough. While the show has been successful in terms of viewership and ratings, it hasn’t been successful in producing viable stars. Sure, some contestants found their way to WWE but  the concept didn’t translate as seamlessly as some had hoped. However, given the success of Total Divas, the WWE brand is as strong as ever. The company’s ability to air a show on a network outside of their core demographics and have success goes to show how well structured they are as an entertainment company. Total Divas is only expanding WWE’s audience and that is good for everyone.

Was there a hidden message in John Cena’s promo on this week’s Raw when he said WWE was the NFL of pro wrestling and if fired, he wouldn’t work anywhere else?  Does he think he is too good to work for a smaller company or is he a corporate suck up?

John Cena really does eat, sleep and breath WWE. He’s the face of the company, he’s making a fortune and he’s the top guy in the largest and most successful pro wrestling company in the world. What he said about WWE being the NFL of pro wrestling is accurate. I don’t know about his claim that he wouldn’t work anywhere else but Cena isn’t going anywhere so it’s a moot point.

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  • dean

    wwe is the nfl of pro wrestling/sports entertainment. john cena is the top guy and will have a job in wwe for the rest of his life since he is very close to the McMahon family.
    cena will retire as a wrestler in wwe and will never work for an “indy” or tna or roh because those companies are beneath him.
    vince McMahon does not care that tna has a 60 year old Hogan or a 55 year old sting or a washed up delusional Olympic winning jackass in kurt angle. tna will never compete with wwe because ted turner is long gone and is never going back to the rassling business.

    • Xavier

      Apparently the ROH/Indy circuit is Beneath Punk, Bryan & Ambrose as well now seeing how they sold out to the WWE machine as well

      • Matt

        Would you rather those guys make very little money compared to what they can make in WWE. You are just another wannabe IWC “mark”. For those guys to be in WWE to be able to prove they are stars in the ring no matter where they are is just proof that it can be done. Go back to your moms basement you troll.

        • Xavier

          My #1 groupie is back. Your such a tough guy behind the keyboard. I’m very impressed

          • Adam

            Yeah because it’s so easy to understand sarcasm over the internet.

          • Xavier

            Apparently not in your case

          • Justin Lol

            I love you!

          • Xavier

            LMAO, so is this f_caus, Nick K or Matt?

          • f_caus

            No this is f_caus, you idiot.

          • Nick K

            If I have something to say ill say it, don’t be dumb.

          • TheBigKing1

            Lol

          • Batman

            *You’re
            *should have

      • Randy

        Are you serious? So if you are huge fans of those three people, would you rather them make $25 a show at a tiny indy fed, or would you rather them make hundreds of thousands of dollars in the biggest wrestling company in the world? If you were a wrestler, would you deny the opportunity to be a star in the biggest promotion out there?
        That’s right, you wouldn’t. Stupid mark.

        • Xavier

          Clearly you are another virgin who failed to see the sarcasm in my voice. I tell you what, you & Matt should get a room down at the Motel 6 and lose your guys’ virginity together. Oh and don’t worry, I’ll leave the light on for you guys.

          • michael foulds

            that was the shittest comeback i have ever heard

          • Xavier

            It wasn’t a comeback, It was advice

          • michael foulds

            it’s normally virgins who call others virgins…lol

          • f_caus

            In Xavier’s case, it’s bestiality.

          • Xavier

            Well I’m not norm

          • f_caus

            So you’re into bestiality?

          • Xavier

            So your calling yourself a virgin then

          • michael foulds

            not really, im just pointing something thats often true. i didnt go “oh you’re a virgin” i implied you could be.

          • TheBigKing1

            Lol. I gotta admit that you’re funny sometimes with your comebacks.

          • f_caus

            Xavier is an idiot, best to go easy on him.

          • Xavier

            Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

          • f_caus

            Idiot.

          • Phil D. Garrie

            Sarcasm, while evident in your own mind as you say, is not portrayed at all through your words of your original post. You can’t expect everyone to be a mind reader to know what context your comment was made in. To turn such an easy misconception into an internet insult-fest is the definition of troll as far as what I’ve seen. Oh, but of course you will have some smart ass reply to make to me to prove yourself otherwise…. but we know better ;)

          • Xavier

            Too late, you’ve already beat me to the smart ass reply.

          • f_caus

            You’re still an idiot.

          • Xavier

            Lol, good one.

          • f_caus

            Still an idiot.

          • f_caus

            I now know Justin Lal and Xavier = the same person, since they both love talking about man-on-man sex when try to “insult” other people.

          • Xavier

            Nah that would be you homie, I remember a while back you made some reply to another poster about how you were the pitcher and they were catcher or something along those lines because you wanted to F him up. Ring a bell?

          • f_caus

            I think that was to you and Justin because I remember you writing like 8 comments pertaining to gay sex. Either way, you’re still an idiot.

          • Xavier

            No sir, you were directing that at someone else. But it does take a brave man to come out and say he’s a pitcher. You get big props for that one.

          • f_caus

            Are you hitting on me?

          • f_caus

            And you’re still an idiot.

          • TheBigKing1

            Hmm

          • TheBigKing1

            Lol

          • Batman

            Homophobe.

          • TheBigKing1

            I didn’t see the sarcasm either.

          • Xavier

            The guy’s post who I orignially commented on mentioned that Cena thought that the ROH/Indy scene was “beneath” him. So I sarcastically said that it must be beneath Punk, Bryan & Ambrose as well seeing how they left for the WWE hype machine. I don’t think any of these wrestlers think poorly of the Indies but they all (including the ROH guys who made tghe switch to WWE) that the WWE is the place where you make money, become famous and get exposure. Everybody on here took offense to the fact that I said that I guess and attacked me I guess. A lot of sensitive people on here I guess. I don’t mind people disagreeing with me but if they come at me with smart ass remarks then they will be met with smart ass remarks as well.

          • f_caus

            Still an idiot.

    • Mike Love

      So yeah…can’t wait for another Barrett push.

  • Dominic

    well if Cena is smart and saved money he wouldnt have to work anywhere else

  • Josh Cannon

    Im betting that they are calling it a ring of fire match so that the ring will be surounded by fire but instead of setting your oppent on fire to win you just have to pin of submit them.

    • Mark

      Exactly my thoughts, setting people on fire isn’t really going along with their whole P.G. initiative but then again anything can happen. Also with Kane going away soon to film his new movie it might be fitting for him to be set on fire and turn into a monster similar to what he will be in the film so they can use his character to promote the film like they did with the first one.

  • henry

    Yeah, I think the ring will be surrounded by fire, but I can’t imagine them going with the ‘set your opponent on fire’ stipulation given how strict they are on being PG these days. Fire is hardly meeting their demographic, although I personally would love to see it, it’s been too long since this gimmick was last used and Kane needs to look like an evil monster again to hopefully get some credibility back.

  • BIG M

    How many idiots can post in 1 day bloody hell.

    • Matt

      Apparently you are part of the idiot statistic as well

      • BIG M

        Well hello again Matt tell me did you try the decafe.

    • John

      Funny thing is, most of the posts are just a silly argument about sarcasm and nothing to do with the content of the article. What a wonderful place the internet can be sometimes lol