Jobbing Ziggler, What's Wrong With Ryder, AJ Styles A Top Talent, HHH vs. Lesnar

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What's the deal with the recent booking of Dolph Ziggler? He looks really weak and one would think that WWE would push him to the top as he has the MITB contract?

The ultra weak booking of Dolph Ziggler is a complete mystery. Why put him over at Money in the Bank and give him the title shot only to job him out? It's been nothing short of horrible. We heard the talk amongst producers backstage during last week's Raw was why they put Ric Flair with The Miz and not Ziggler. I elaborated on this here in the WNW Premium Mailbag. The problem now is even if WWE "comes to their senses" and decides to push Ziggler, would anyone buy him as champion?

I don't understand the downfall of Zack Ryder. What is he missing or what is stopping him from getting pushed?

Zack Ryder got himself over using YouTube but his push as United States Champion was short lived. For whatever reason his push just didn't stick. I actually agree with Ryder that some character progression needs to take place. The Jersey Shore gimmick is outdated and perhaps a more serious character would do better. Some people were optimistic that Ryder worked with CM Punk on weekend live events but they were complete squash matches.

Do you think AJ Styles has what it takes to be a main event guy or possibly THE guy in WWE like how he deserves to be THE guy in TNA?

AJ Styles is great in the ring and has the potential to thrive in the right position. He's set to return to Impact Wrestling on this week's show from Chicago. I don't know what else to say as he's under TNA contract and WWE is not even in the picture.

How do you see Triple H vs. Brock Lesnar being booked at Wrestlemania?

I don't like the fact WWE is rematching Triple H and Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania for the same reason I don't like The Rock vs. John Cena II. It seems the only plausible outcome is for Hunter to avenge his loss to Lesnar from SummerSlam much like it is for Cena to avenge his loss to Rock from last year. Both Brock and Rock are booked past Wrestlemania but the chances of either going over at Wrestlemania seem slim. Hunter going under twice to Lesnar would hurt him because he wrestles so little and what type of message does it send having "the face of the company" in Cena going under two years straight at Wrestlemania? Not only does rematching these bouts back creative into a corner but the lack of variety frustrates many people.

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