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Brock Lesnar As WWE Champ, How To Get Signed, TNA Leaving Orlando, Jack Swagger's Return

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With Brock Lesnar signing a new WWE contract is it possible we may see him as either WWE or World Heavyweight Champion?

We actually heard (and reported here) that Brock Lesnar's new WWE contract included a title reign. Check out that article for all of the perks in his new contract as the dollar amount was reported to be "in the millions." Vince McMahon has clearly changed his mind in strapping part-time talent but The Rock as WWE Champion is a great example. Rock is doing all kinds of media right now with the WWE title belt. It's free promotion that only increases what he's worth to the company. Whoever takes the title off Rock, even if it's John Cena, gets a burning torch.

What is the best way to get in to TNA or WWE?

Making it to TNA or WWE is not easy. In fact, your chances are actually better at playing professional sports than they are in making it in mainstream pro wrestling. However, if you have the talent and the training, TNA and WWE are always looking for new workers. In fact, just this weekend WWE held tryouts at their development facility while TNA ran a Gut Check tryout camp in Fayetteville, NC. I penned a long article on this very subject here: How Do You Get In The WWE

With TNA Wrestling leaving Universal Studios and touring on the road weekly, does this make it less of an alternative for former WWE wrestlers looking for a lighter schedule?

TNA Wrestling moving their television out of Orlando and touring on the road absolutely changes the dynamics of the company, however, the schedule will not be as stringent as that of WWE… at least not yet. Sure, it won't be as fun for the top workers that were able to fly out to Orlando twice a month, check in at the Doubletree and fly home but they aren't running near as many dates as WWE. This could obviously change but for now TNA still provides a lighter schedule, even by moving out of Orlando. The plan since the beginning has been to grow large enough to tour their television as taping from Orlando provided them a state-of-the-art facility with lower costs and a guaranteed audience.

Are you as happy as me to see Jack Swagger return?

Jack Swagger is a tremendous in-ring talent with a great look. His problems have always been with his mic work and backstage attitude. Mic work is something that can be improved and if Jack is able to remain humble and work hard he has a tremendous upside. I was actually told Swagger was ready to quit and Vince McMahon promised to put him back on television. Swagger's wife disputed the claim but things have played out exactly how I was told.

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