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Punk vs. Lesnar & Cena vs. Bryan, Wyatt Family’s First Program, Ultimate Warrior/WWE

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Who do you see WWE putting over at SummerSlam - CM Punk or Brock Lesnar?

The most difficult thing about CM Punk vs. Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam will be who to put over. Neither Punk nor Lesnar need a loss but obviously a loss is inevitable. There's no way to predict an outcome as I can't even make a valid argument myself who goes under. Punk will have more opportunities to be built back up following a loss but it would be his fourth loss in five pay-per-views. While Lesnar has been booked better recently, a loss won't do him any favors in terms of drawability for Wrestlemania XXX.

Is WWE going with Daniel Bryan vs. John Cena at SummerSlam because they are dating Brie and Nikki Bella?

Yes, one of the reasons why WWE is doing Daniel Bryan vs. John Cena at SummerSlam is because they can tie it in with the upcoming "Total Divas" reality show on E. Not only will the new reality series help WWE expand their demographic but it will give them even more network penetration in promoting the pay-per-view. I am very high up on the "Total Divas" reality show and think it's a concept that should benefit the business

What will be The Wyatt Family's first program?

The current plan seems to be programming Kane against The Wyatt Family. Whether or not this means a return of The Undertaker remains to be seen but the fact that Bray Wyatt mentioned Kane again on Raw points to a future program and the "attack" last week was not a one time thing. Expect to see Kane return and "seek vengeance" after being "cost an opportunity" at a WWE title shot.

With Ultimate Warrior striking a deal to appear in WWE 2K14, do you see this is a new way for him to appear on WWE television or be inducted into the Hall of Fame?

The Ultimate Warrior made it clear his deal to be in the game is not with WWE and Vince McMahon but I have to believe the fact he is in the game only increases the chance of him appearing on WWE TV and/or being inducted into the Hall of Fame. Warrior seems to be downplaying his relationship with WWE but I've heard for years he's wanted a way back in.

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