WHC Or TNA Title?, Briscoes/WWE, Vickie Guerrero & Brad Maddox, Pushing The Usos

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Vickie Guerrero & Brad Maddox

Obviously the WWE Championship is the number one title in wrestling right now, however, what do you consider the #2 title in wrestling? The World Heavyweight Championship or TNA Championship?

Yes, you are correct in that it is beyond obvious the WWE Championship is the number one title in wrestling, however, the latter poses an interesting question. Is WWE's second title more prestigious than the TNA Championship? WWE is much bigger than TNA and watched by many more people, however, the world title isn't what it once was. Let's look at the incumbent champions - Bully Ray (TNA Champion) and Alberto Del Rio (World Heavyweight Champion). If you were a promoter, whom would you pick to oppose your top babyface? I feel Bully Ray is one of the best heels in the business right now and would pick him. Does that mean the TNA Championship is of more value than the World title?

Will the Briscoe Brothers come to WWE as the characters they currently portray or will they get new gimmicks?

First of all, the Briscoe Brothers do not have deals with WWE. There was interest in the past but right now, no deal is on the table. Hypothetically, if they did get signed, they would likely be sent to WWE NXT where they would be seasoned and prepared for a run on the main roster. Many times workers receive a makeover in developmental, only to get another one after a main roster call-up. There is no way to speculate until the situation actually happens. Right now, this question is premature.

What do you think of Brad Maddox and Vickie Guerrero?

First let me talk Vickie Guerrero and then we'll shift to Brad Maddox. Vickie has been one of the most consistent heels in WWE for the past five years. I can't stress enough how good her mic work is to continuously get over without wrestling. This is an extremely difficult thing to do and she deserves a ton of credit. As for Brad Maddox, there's something about him that is intriguing. I don't think his money is in the ring but on the mic. He has a quirky personality that is perfect for a heel in this business.

What do you think of The Usos getting pushed?

Jimmy & Jey Uso have a great look, work well together and are one of the better tag teams in WWE. My fear is pushing them out of the gate against The Shield. This is booking backwards as The Shield has already gone over top WWE stars successfully. So this creates a dilemma. Putting the Usos over The Shield invalidates major wins. However, putting the Usos under kills a push out of the gate. While there's no shame in losing to the dominant Shield, it doesn't exactly build momentum either.

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