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WWE 205 LIVE AND MAIN EVENT - WRESTLING WORTH WATCHING: 10pm EDT / 3am BST by Jerry Sags - Tue, 23 May 2017 14:31:05 EST ID:FO9lKfKL No.5744909 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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> Watch in http://taima.tv/r/wooo and http://taima.tv/r/woooalt from 10pm EDT / 3am BST following WWE SmackDown

The third hour of SmackDown with the crusierweights followed by a few matches from Main Event, it's wrestling worth watching!

> 10pm EDT / 3am BST - WWE 205 LIVE
  • On WWE’s Facebook page yesterday, a stipulation was added to Neville’s Cruiserweight Championship defense against Austin Aries: The two Superstars will now meet in a Submission Match at WWE Extreme Rules. Last week on WWE 205 Live, Aries vanquished The King of the Cruiserweights’ ally, TJP, in singles competition. Following the contest, Neville attacked the injured knee of his nemesis in an attempt to permanently sideline him. With Neville’s assault thwarted by Gentleman Jack Gallagher, A-Double remains the greatest threat to Neville’s reign. Last night on Raw, the WWE Cruiserweight Champion accompanied another ally, Tony Nese, to the ring for “The Premier Athlete’s” battle with Aries. With Neville watching at ringside, A-Double defeated Nese with his patented Last Chancery submission. After the match, The King of the Cruiserweights reminded just how ruthless he can be, attacking and locking Nese in his own submission hold, The Rings of Saturn. TJP has been vying for a title opportunity while at the same time forging a formidable alliance with the Cruiserweight Champion. However, could The Duke of Dab’s willingness to aid Neville backfire, resulting in him suffering a similar fate as Tony Nese? Or will TJP once more try to sideline or weaken Aries on Neville’s behalf before WWE Extreme Rules?

  • You won’t have to wait for WWE Extreme Rules for an all-out brawl in the Cruiserweight division. for tonight on WWE 205 Live, Akira Tozawa battles The Brian Kendrick in a Street Fight. The intense rivalry between these Superstars has escalated for months, as The Man with a Plan wanted to take Tozawa under his wing. When the Japanese Superstar refused, Kendrick and Tozawa engaged in several brutal battles to teach each other a series of lessons. Though the Street Fight on WWE 205 Live doesn’t mark the first time Kendrick and Tozawa have squared off one-on-one, it does speak to the bitterness and animosity that has festered between the two competitors. Their rivalry between has grown beyond standard competition and evolved into something deeply personal. There is no doubt that both competitors will give each other everything they’ve got, but it remains to be seen if this will truly be the final lesson.

> 11:30pm EDT / 4:30am BST (or after WWE Talking Smack) - WWE MAIN EVENT
  • Nia Jax vs Dana Brooke
  • Rich Swann vs Ariya Daivari
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Andre the 3000 - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:55:01 EST ID:ISVkPzm7 No.5745620 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Did Tom Phillips say that Brian Kendrick made a huge name for himself during the Attitude Era? What a fucking idiot.
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Wahoo McDaniel - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:03:43 EST ID:2Z1wFF/F No.5745628 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745620
Who could ever forget the dark matches he worked with Daniel Bryan back in 2000?
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Disco Inferno - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:02:38 EST ID:j2IQZEXk No.5745671 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745620
If he said it he was probably told to say it. Wouldn't surprise me if they just try to pretend that the Attitude Era was this nebulous time period that included both the AE proper and the Ruthless Aggression Era.


SmackDown 6/23: New WWE Champion Jinder Mahal to throw Punjabi Celebration by early90spants !3JaKKiV9jI - Tue, 23 May 2017 15:05:12 EST ID:7+QsKrXD No.5744969 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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> Watch SmackDown Live at 8pm EDT / 1am BST in /wooo/tube and /wooo/alt - http://taima.tv/r/wooo / http://taima.tv/r/woooalt
> Watch Talking Smack after the conclusion of 205 Live also in /wooo/tube and /wooo/alt

Jinder Mahal stunned the WWE Universe at WWE Backlash when he defeated Randy Orton to capture the WWE Championship. How will The Maharaja follow up on his historic championship win? With a celebration! See Jinder Mahal’s incredible Punjabi Celebration tonight on SmackDown LIVE at 8/7 C on USA Network!

> WWE Champion Jinder Mahal to throw Punjabi Celebration
Jinder Mahal stunned the WWE Universe on Sunday when he defeated Randy Orton to become the WWE Champion at WWE Backlash. Now that he’s achieved his goal, there’s only one thing left for “The Modern-Day Maharaja” to do: celebrate. WWE.com has learned that Mahal is planning to throw a massive Punjabi Celebration on SmackDown LIVE. Exactly what that entails remains to be seen, but you can be sure that Mahal will spare no expense in celebrating his historic achievement.

> SmackDown LIVE Women clash in tag team battle following WWE Backlash melee
The “welcoming committee” walked out of WWE Backlash victorious after Natalya forced Becky Lynch to tap out to her Sharpshooter, but The Irish Lass Kicker and one of her partners from Sunday will be out for retribution on SmackDown LIVE, as she and Charlotte Flair will take on Natalya & Carmella in tag team action. With things being so combustible in the SmackDown LIVE women’s division, will their respective colleagues, SmackDown Women’s Champion Naomi and Tamina, stay out of the fray?

> Shane McMahon to make Money in the Bank announcement
With WWE Backlash in the rearview mirror, the SmackDown LIVE roster’s attention now turns toward Money in the Bank on June 18. The phrase “land of opportunity” takes on a literal meaning on that night, as the chance to challenge for the WWE Championship any time and any place will be hanging in the balance. WWE.com has learned that SmackDown LIVE Commissioner Shane McMahon will be making a major announcement regarding Money in the Bank tonight. Will this news change the course of Team Blue?

> Who’s next to challenge The Usos?
SmackDown Tag Team Champions The Usos fought off the challenge of Breezango, despite the best efforts of Fandango and his undercover partner, Tyler Breeze. With The Fashion Police seemingly out of the way, who will be next to challenge the champions? There’s no shortage of duos hungry for an opportunity, including former titleholders American Alpha and the menacing Ascension. Still, don’t count out Breezango, who will definitely be looking to get back in the title hunt after a breakout performance in Chicago.

> Will AJ Styles continue his pursuit of the United States Title?
AJ Styles came up short in his effort to unseat Kevin Owens as United States Champion at WWE Backlash, thanks to the champion shoving The Phenomenal One’s leg into a hole in the announcers’ desk. That gave The New Face of America the opening to sneak out of Chicago with a count-out victory. After the bout, Owens added insult to injury by superkicking a defenseless Styles. After the incident, a visibly pained Phenomenal One wasn’t in the mood to answer questions about the match, instead wondering about his injured leg and whether it would force him out of action. Can Styles continue competing and go after Owens and his title? Find out on SmackDown LIVE, tonight at 8/7 C on USA Network!
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Sexxxy Eddy - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:24:44 EST ID:+Q914iGa No.5745643 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I skipped everything involving Jinder. He does nothing for me, and I do believe Meltz is right that they're just hoping to monetize India with him. Nakamura + AJ was cute as fuck. It's surreal. Gay Cops and Usos worked decent and got some heat. I'm not going to be surprised if when New Day returns that they're completely forgotten by creative, which will fucking suck. I don't want more New Day. I want more Fashion Police. The women were just there. No new developments. Looking forward to the likely turn of Charlotte on Becky. I think Charlotte/Becky is Becky's best opportunity since WM32 (perhaps since debuting on the main roster) to show that she's not the weak link of the horsewomen. And lastly the Money In the Bank Ladder Match looks great (I'd prefer Rusev to Ziggler – and that would be the new Smackdown Six). The match has all the potential to be one of the best there's been.
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Eric Young - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:42:57 EST ID:2Kuk/Xoy No.5745656 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745634
No, they specifically said it was a SD PPV. Wiki has the same thing.

Only the majors have both brands.
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Brother Runt - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:48:31 EST ID:OCpI2Gwn No.5745660 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745656
All the signs really point to it being both brands honestly.
The case is blue instead of gold.
They didn't announce it as a Smackdown Live PPV when showing the graphic on RAW this week.
Shane introduced the match as "Smackdown Live's MITB Match".

Could be reading too much into it, but since they treated MITB as a big PPV last year, I can see them doing the same this year.


was this the lowest point in professional wrestling history? by Owen Hart - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:26:01 EST ID:ggDdChwc No.5745644 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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ARMBARS EVERYWHERE
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Tony Atlas - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:47:02 EST ID:W+/65RKt No.5745693 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5745672

Hey look, it's me! UH HUH HUH HUH! HUH HUH HUH HUH! HUH HUH HUH! UH HUH!
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Scott Norton - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:49:16 EST ID:YPHhsRyI No.5745695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5745659

I wish you were right.

For TNA, I think it has to be Victory Road 2011 (pic related)

For WWE, I think Brawl For All has to be about the worst
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Tony Garea - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:51:14 EST ID:iUijANpJ No.5745696 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5745659
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Alere Little Feather - Wed, 24 May 2017 02:09:09 EST ID:uqRTe/9l No.5745700 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5745659
>/woo/


Shinsuke Nakamura by Bob Sapp - Tue, 23 May 2017 22:05:50 EST ID:nyIP/DQn No.5745494 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is it over for him before it even really began?
>Main roster debut match against Dolph Ziggler was long, drawn-out, and made Shinsuke look weak in a few parts
>Debut match on Smackdown Live was a tag match
>Gets a jobber entrance along with AJ Styles
>Gets the "get beat up for most of the match so AJ can get the hot tag later" treatment
>Forced "The Rockstar" nickname being thrown around on commentary

Is he officially a midcarder? Will he be in midcard hell for the rest of his career, because he can't speak English well? (See also: Cesaro)

Shinsuke, if you can hear me, it's not too late to go back to Japan, or even NXT.
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Jun Kasai - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:52:45 EST ID:06TpZgMC No.5745663 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745633
He jobbed to Goldberg in a short ass match and got no rematch.

It's over for Kevin Owens.
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The Great Kabuki - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:55:41 EST ID:yw1mVuD7 No.5745665 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Even if he has a career like Cesarean that isn't a bad thing.
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Xavier Woods - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:02:22 EST ID:2EkMm2/3 No.5745670 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745635

Fucking lol if he decides not to re-sign and goes back to NJPW and they use his new exposure
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Suwama - Wed, 24 May 2017 02:03:05 EST ID:djL9VsY5 No.5745699 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745670
>goes back to njpw
>is now permanently tiger the dark
>nak vs kota is now every opener/mid show match


Smackdown's top heels by Mickie James - Tue, 23 May 2017 08:05:58 EST ID:RBXmzxmR No.5744611 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Name this new stable /wooo/
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Johnny Grunge - Tue, 23 May 2017 21:22:04 EST ID:+YNBMLk8 No.5745440 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Don't know the Singhs' names but I love the smarmy look on the guy in red's face. Giving off a real Tom Haverford vibe.
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Jolly Roger - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:08:55 EST ID:+o4IXuH3 No.5745631 Ignore Report Quick Reply
When will WWE call up the AngaarTV boys as Jinder's henchmen? Rohit could easily be his right hand man.
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Claudio Castagnoli - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:16:12 EST ID:jSi+B7Wx No.5745636 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5744715
lmao
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Low Ki - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:58:01 EST ID:3ITSBG/e No.5745698 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5744622
fucking underrated post right here


WCPW Weekly Loaded Shows Cancelled Thanks to Youtube by Darren Young - Mon, 22 May 2017 14:35:50 EST ID:D7gI/bLv No.5743700 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1spt1kl

>In a decision that has not been made lightly, WCPW must today announce that the forthcoming weekly Loaded shows at Manchester’s Bowlers Exhibition Centre will no longer be going ahead.

>Effective immediately, our June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30, July 14, July 28, August 4, August 11, and August 18 shows have been pulled from our events pages, and refunds will be issued automatically to anyone who has purchased tickets to these events.

>All other announced dates, including our PPVs and all Pro Wrestling World Cup dates are unaffected by this. Our initial June 2 show will also be going ahead as scheduled, and all tickets purchased for this are still valid.

>This is a decision that we absolutely did not want to make, but unfortunately it has been taken out of our hands by YouTube.

>Owing to a change in their monetisation policy, which has now classified wrestling as “non-advertiser friendly”, it is no longer financially viable for WCPW to produce a weekly free show of the quality our fans deserve.

>Since the change the WCPW YouTube channel has seen its advertising income decimated, with our recent match between Alberto El Patron and Rey Mysterio Jr earning only $44 despite receiving over 1,100,000 views. This is a reduction of around 98% in what would have been Loaded’s main source of revenue.

>Without that money, it is simply not possible to organise, set-up, manage, produce and edit a free-to-air show on the scale we had intended, and we’ve been left with no choice but to alter our business model. We’re not alone in this either, as other promotions, journalists, and fans have seen their ability to make a living from their content jeopardised entirely by this change.
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Eric Young - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:22:15 EST ID:2Kuk/Xoy No.5745684 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745213
Yes. You're completely right.

How dare that asshole Pewdiepie invent this new concept of "Saying/doing offensive things".
Now that Pewdiepie has invented the concept of "being offensive", we must work together purge this blight by any means necessary.

Never forget that feelings are more important than petty concerns like people's livelihoods.
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Chiva II - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:40:03 EST ID:bnhgY3kj No.5745688 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745213
>>5745599

this is the first time I've heard of the pewdiepie thing having anything to do with causing the "adpocalype". got a link to that?

Also WSJ didn't just write about some offensive jokes, they straight up tried to imply he was genuinely a nazi and took a ton out of context to try and make that reach. Then it was like a month of backtracking, editing, and goal-post shifting and pearl clutching.
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Lex Luger - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:44:52 EST ID:gwEr8ue5 No.5745691 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I know one of you fags has the others.
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Shu Shibutani - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:52:59 EST ID:sGZwff1s No.5745697 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745691
Who is that?


Make a Ruthless Aggression DVD retrospective by Jimmy Superfly Snuka - Tue, 23 May 2017 08:03:49 EST ID:5OOKLTCM No.5744608 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What, say, 10-15 matches would define the RA era? What important moments/angles/promos/ heel turns would have to be included?
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Hector Garza - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:19:50 EST ID:mO/ll38+ No.5745603 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5744890
Don't worry, I understand you.
I call The Industrial Revolution "the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840" because I'm not autistic.
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Ax - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:59:50 EST ID:L/pdOrJZ No.5745667 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5744924
>That's the name they've given it.
It's not though. WWE's flipflopped on the name for the era in various publications. Honestly, one of the ones I really liked was when WWE Magazine called it the Postwar Era, but that one only got used a few times.
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Gordon Solie - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:43:26 EST ID:DBDP8wO9 No.5745690 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745667
Checked WWE.com and found this excerpt from an article from 2012.

"The greatest story ever told? We think the chronicle of WWE’s evolution ranks way up there.

It begins with Mr. McMahon’s purchase of his father’s business in 1982, and ends ... well, there’s really no telling. This timeline is divided into six action-packed sections, with each one detailing the events of a particular era in the company’s history: The ’80s Boom (’82-’85); The Dawn of WrestleMania (’85-’90); The New Generation (’90-’96); The Attitude Era (’96-’01); The Postwar Era (’01-’05) and The Modern Era (’05-Present)."

http://www.wwe.com/classics/history-of-wwe
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Sirelda - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:44:55 EST ID:hobI5S0c No.5745692 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5744709
You do know that labeling specific time periods is an extremely common practice used by lots of people, businesses, and branches of science right? Studying history would be infinitely more difficult without this. The fact that you just want to use the specific dates is peak autism.


Women's Wrestling General: HZK Breast Reduction Edition by Io Shirai - Sun, 14 May 2017 09:02:49 EST ID:Qnosb37w No.5734236 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>>5723079 about to RIP

guess HZK new cup size in the comment below, winner gets a zip file of rare TJP road photos

Joshi Tube airs every Saturday at 4pm EDT / 9pm BST in /wooo/tube - http://taima.tv/r/wooo and is a great way to discover what joshi is all about. People in the chat will be able to answer questions as you ask them, as we do on this thread. Whenever available, the AKB48/TV Asahi series "Tofu Pro Wrestling" airs after joshitube, at 8pm EDT / 1am BST, also in /wooo/tube. But if you're ever in the mood to catch joshi outside of /Joshi/tube, there is a 24/7 Joshi channel now available to watch on TaimaTV - http://taima.tv/r/joshi
Furthermore, there is also now a non-joshi 24/7 women's wrestling channel here. Anyone looking to maybe stream any of their western women's wrestling like SHINE or WSU or a SHIMMER DVD, just ask in either this thread or the /wooo/tube general - http://taima.tv/r/wooomens

There's a variety of women's wrestling available around the world. The West features many, such as the WWE's Womens divisions, TNA's Knockout division, Shimmer Women Athletes SHINE Wrestling, WSU, Pro Wrestling EVE, HUMO, AAA's Luchadoras, CMLL's Luchadoras, ROH's Women of Honor, ICW, WCPW and PROGRESS' Women's divisions, & Lucha Underground's luchadoras(coming back later in late May btw

Eastern Promotions to watch
Stardom, Sendai Girls, GRASS ROOTS aka Ice Ribbon, OZ Academy, Pro Wrestling WAVE, SEAdLINNNG, Gatoh Move Pro Wrestling and more! All promotions except Stardom and WAVE are available in the Real Hero Google Drive - https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/0B5rK95X3mRiiX1lTUkFzaGRhaUU

Classic women's wrestling to watch: The Legendary AJW, classic JWP, Modern JWP(RIP), ARISON, GAEA, & FMW's female deathmatch division, and GLOW if you want over the top female characters and promos.

Useful links:
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Wahoo McDaniel - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:22:01 EST ID:d4s+KFEv No.5745605 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Kairi Hojo's farewell match is 6/4 at 1stRing.
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Savio Vega - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:27:29 EST ID:UuPTH+SX No.5745685 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Im shoot howling watching this rebel hiroyo vs yoneyama match rebel the first gaijin to ever get how to work stardom since chelsea
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Savio Vega - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:27:29 EST ID:UuPTH+SX No.5745686 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Im shoot howling watching this rebel hiroyo vs yoneyama match rebel the first gaijin to ever get how to work stardom since chelsea
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Tony Garea - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:31:42 EST ID:iUijANpJ No.5745687 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Sendai youtube channel is lowkey the shit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT27tp9I35c


The new women's tournament now has a name & date by Ken Doane - Tue, 23 May 2017 14:07:09 EST ID:IvbofAce No.5744859 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>A tournament with top female talent from around the world is the next stage of the Womens Evolution in @WWE...July 13/14th from @FullSail.

https://twitter.com/TripleH/status/867078766631165954
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Crash Holly - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:17:27 EST ID:SzRehb08 No.5745681 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5745679
Oh, and don't forget the earlier generation Knockouts. They played a huge role too in keeping good women's wrestling going on TV.
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Crash Holly - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:19:58 EST ID:SzRehb08 No.5745682 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5745528
If Portia's neck was 100% she would be on the WWE main roster right now, I truly believe that.
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Crash Holly - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:21:33 EST ID:SzRehb08 No.5745683 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5745675
I also forgot Kris Wolf. She's a long shot but it could happen as just a one-time thing for now (she'd go back to Stardom after the tourney).
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EZ Money - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:47:42 EST ID:124U0i9t No.5745694 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745614
I'll bet they didn't go with that because they're planning a near-term tournament in China


THE DIRT SHEET THREAD: THE LATEST FROM MELTZER AND MORE (18TH MAY '17) by Beulah McGillicutty - Thu, 18 May 2017 05:39:29 EST ID:FO9lKfKL No.5738423 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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The first few posts are from this week's Wrestling Observer Newsletter.
Dave Meltzer's star ratings will be posted in this thread.
Use this thread to post news as it comes through.

> The NXT Takeover show in Chicago has sold well even with a lineup that on paper doesn’t look like something that would sell well, as they are expecting in the range of 8,000 fans. In fact, lineups are meaningless. NXT, which has declined greatly in quality, still has a hot buzz and Takeovers have always delivered.

> Sam Adonis, the brother of Corey Graves, is starting as the color commentator for CMLL's English language TV show that airs in Canada on The Fight Network

> In an interesting note, AAA wasn’t allowed to air an Aerostar & Drago vs. Killshot & Marty the Moth match at the tapings in Tijuana. Killshot and Marty are Lucha Underground characters.

> Hiroshi Tanahashi suffered a torn biceps injury on the 5/14 show in Philadelphia. That should require surgery and put him out of action for months, but with the mentality the top stars in Japan have about being there for their company, he may not do the surgery and just rehab it. If he does that, it’ll lead to a permanent deformity in the biceps muscle which is tough on a bodybuilder type guy. But surgery would put him out of action six to eight months, and mess up company major plans because you know Tanahashi was figured strongly into G-1 and the build for next year’s Tokyo Dome show. Most likely he was scheduled to win the IC title at the Dominion show, and thus this would change all the long-term plans for that title which was likely to headline one of the two Long Beach shows and several of the PPV shows later in the year.

> Right now the plan is for Tanahashi to be out this tour, but he may still return for Dominion and Long Beach rather than get surgery. Tanahashi had suffered a partial biceps tear in early 2016 when he had his shoulder injury and missed some time, notably missing his scheduled ladder match with Kenny Omega that opened the door for Michael Elgin to step in. Tama Tonga worked the last tour after a partial tear. A full tear would either require surgery, keeping him out for six to eight months, or rehab, which would have him out a shorter period of time, but would leave him with a big space in his arm.

> A press conference will be held on 5/18 in Los Angeles for the Long Beach shows. One of the things that will be announced is the TV schedule for the shows. The 7/1 show is scheduled to run live on a Saturday night and the 7/2 show (which will go head-to-head with TNA’s Slammiversary show) will air on AXS on 7/8, or head-to-head with UFC on FS 1.
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Burning Andrés Giant Hammer !9cgUyjcy4s - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:33:37 EST ID:R9wrW3tt No.5745651 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Jobber - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:01:44 EST ID:jHgoCgAh No.5745668 Ignore Report Quick Reply
In the latest twist in the Matt and Jeff Hardy vs. Impact Wrestling situation over the ownership of the "Broken" gimmick used by the Hardy family in Impact Wrestling before leaving at the onset of 2017, which have been called into question, complete with Matt Hardy filing a copyright on the "Broken Matt Hardy" name, followed by Impact Wrestling filing a number of trademarks on names related to the "Broken" gimmick and characters, Anthem Media's Ed Nordholm contacted PWInsider.com this evening, releasing the following statement, which PWInsider.com has not edited in any way:

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Good afternoon,

In response to on-going speculation concerning our position with respect to the “Broken Brilliance” creative, I am providing this detailed log of our communications on the subject and the contractual structure of our relationship with Matt Hardy with respect to intellectual property matters (which is standard to our roster and in the industry).

There has never been any argument from Impact Wrestling that the Hardy’s were key contributors to the development of the characters and story line, or that Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy executed on their roles in spectacular fashion. But the position taken by the Hardys is a massive disservice to the contributions of the rest of the creative team at Impact Wrestling, including Jeremy Borash, Dave Lagano (sic), Matt Conway and Billy Corgan, and is totally at odds with the terms of their contracts.

The Hardys would have you believe that Anthem is somehow avoiding their lawyers to address this. This is the log of our communications with the Hardys and/or their lawyers. It is clear that we have not been avoiding them.

March 10 – EBN speaks with executives at ROH about “Broken Brilliance” being used in ROH shows. I indicated willingness to provide an arrangement that would allow the creative to be used in ROH shows and encouraged ROH to have Matt speak with me if he wanted to pursue that discussion
March 11 – EBN spoke at length with Matt by telephone about the structure of an amicable arrangement for use of the Broken Brilliance creative
March 14 – Matt sent text message to Ed Nordholm at 4:05pm:
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Eric Young - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:13:21 EST ID:2Kuk/Xoy No.5745678 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5738425
I thought 205 wasn't even in the top 20 most viewed shows on WWEN, but apparently its #8?
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Beef Wellington - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:16:31 EST ID:ZHYT+nYM No.5745680 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745668
Reby has tweeted that this isn't so and Anthem are liars, but that she wouldn't release her proof outside of the proper channels.


RAW Viewership Down. This is a NEW LOW for 2017. by Malia Hosaka - Tue, 23 May 2017 16:20:56 EST ID:9v4FGVPz No.5745041 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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http://www.wrestlinginc.com/wi/news/2017/0523/626487/wwe-raw-viewership-drops/

>Monday's WWE RAW, featuring Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins vs. Samoa Joe and Bray Wyatt in the main event, drew 2.615 million viewers. This is down from last week's 2.751 million viewers.

>This is a new low for 2017.

>This marks the fourth straight week that RAW has averaged below 3 million viewers.
>For this week's show,
>the first hour drew 2.661 million viewers,
>the second hour drew 2.759 million viewers
>and the final hour drew 2.425 million viewers.

>RAW was #5 on cable for the night in viewership, behind the NBA Playoffs, Shepard Smith, Tucker Carlson and Hannity. RAW was also #5 in the 18-49 demographic, behind the NBA Playoffs, Love & Hip-Hop, Street Outlaws and Basketball Wives.
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Eric Young - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:27:43 EST ID:2Kuk/Xoy No.5745645 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745632
Oh lol.

So you want WWE to use the marketing strategy of the Ghostbusters reboot?
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Tyler Black - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:29:45 EST ID:3OfhfB87 No.5745647 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745632

Please go back to circlejerk with this "muh SJW" shit
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Sexxxy Eddy - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:32:56 EST ID:+Q914iGa No.5745650 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745632
>Women in bra/panties matches, blood, more hardcore stuff - this brings back male viewers
Most women already wrestle in a two piece anyways. Bra/Thong matches aren't a draw in the internet age. Blood, used sparingly, would honestly be good especially for to give good feuds that extra edge to really push them over.
>option 2 more women
Well, they are doing that women's tourney...

At the end of the day, what's getting over in wrestling whether it's the UK, Japan, American indies, is – big surprise – good wrestling. Maybe they should just try that and let the guys ad lib more instead of having road agents plan everyone's matches and shit sitcom writer's writing everything everyone says.
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Serena Deeb - Wed, 24 May 2017 01:10:01 EST ID:uXbGQaAl No.5745676 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745625
in 1999 people didn't have streaming...you had to watch/pay or rent them from blockbuster

this is common sense if you think about it, everything now is different


If Jinder is juicing, than so is Kenny Omega by Ric Flair - Tue, 23 May 2017 22:06:13 EST ID:gf04CKB/ No.5745495 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So why do you guys complain about Jinder, but don't even comment on Kenny Omega?
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Domino - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:40:05 EST ID:La6O2wzs No.5745655 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There's a subtle way to tell if a wrestler is juicing.
They're a wrestler.

Remember signature pharmacy? It was a random hodgepodge of guys, not just the Valientes of the WWE.
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Golga - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:45:18 EST ID:b46XUoGH No.5745658 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745498
Ding ding ding we have a winner. No one would complain if every one was juicing but if it's just one guy and they but belt on him so quickly. Whole dieting thing doesn't help.
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DASH Chisako - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:49:00 EST ID:FyypKAxU No.5745661 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745495
yeah it's a double standard. people just want to blindly support, it's a all a big circle jerk and your better off ignoring it and just enjoying wrestling
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Xavier Woods - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:54:14 EST ID:2EkMm2/3 No.5745664 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745610

That was a cool spot. Motherfucker brought out his inner Steiner


Wrestling related shows and wrestling references in shows by Kaz Hayashi - Fri, 19 May 2017 14:39:50 EST ID:YEOI6tV2 No.5739854 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Kinnikuman related.
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Joel Gertner - Fri, 19 May 2017 20:50:15 EST ID:XUoJju26 No.5740181 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5740170
I don't, but I do have that link to him in that web show where he talked about asian girls having sideways vaginas.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2xVsuceIE4
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Brock Lesnar - Fri, 19 May 2017 21:39:11 EST ID:gY8AZbTo No.5740220 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5739875
and it was brilliant
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Rikidozan - Fri, 19 May 2017 23:19:21 EST ID:Z2bZcmA5 No.5740256 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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ARMBARS EVERYWHERE
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Bubba Ray Dudley - Wed, 24 May 2017 00:03:42 EST ID:LlOz2KX9 No.5745627 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5740181
:wow:


TEW Thread by Christopher Daniels - Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:16:14 EST ID:aHGAMdCy No.5692956 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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The old thread 404'd, let's start a new one.
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LuFisto - Tue, 23 May 2017 20:09:37 EST ID:bs3NJJqS No.5745313 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What's the opinion on Hive's 1994 and 1995 mods?
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Beef Wellington - Tue, 23 May 2017 20:34:44 EST ID:ZHYT+nYM No.5745363 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745313
They're fine. Probably the best RW mod out there is Mammoth's 1970 mod because everything was done by one person for TEW 2016, rather than the cobbled-together and patched-up mods you see elsewhere. Unfortunately, I never saw any of the wrestling that it represents so I don't feel a connection to it.

Someone has promised to do the same "from scratch" routine with 1989 and I have high hopes - but it probably won't be out until 2020.
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Dos Caras - Tue, 23 May 2017 20:49:49 EST ID:aHGAMdCy No.5745379 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745363
Sounds about right. Thinking of doing a 1995 save where I get Benoit, Jericho and Austin. Benoit will be pushed as DiBiase's big prospect, Austin under a toned down version of his ECW character although he'll go Stone Cold eventually, while Jericho will tag with some young guy... maybe Owen turns face and takes him under his wing so they can win tag gold ;_;.
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Attache - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:57:22 EST ID:vgTWxdDf No.5745623 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745193

TEW 2005


Social Media Thread: jhon and tana edition by The Dog - Sun, 21 May 2017 18:39:42 EST ID:tBCZG3wL No.5742307 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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no politics etc you know the rules by now
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STIGMA - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:07:08 EST ID:HJYS63ft No.5745587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745550
But Inoki was the first ever Asian WWE champion ;^}
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Shaggy 2 Dope - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:09:03 EST ID:ACiljrFO No.5745589 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745576
>when you work with MTV and think you can make fun of a guy who literally got paid to have one fight in the UFC for half a million
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Danny Doring - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:10:09 EST ID:m/BXD4xo No.5745590 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745583

Wait, why did Ciampa post this? Wouldn't it have made sense that Gargano opined about his lost friend? Maybe Ciampa is going to play an insane heel now or something that doesn't understand why Gargano hates him now.
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STIGMA - Tue, 23 May 2017 23:27:26 EST ID:qVDkIN5v No.5745608 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745541
Almas on maracas.


Indie (& ROH) General #13: Feast Your Eyes On My Glory by 123 Kid - Fri, 19 May 2017 12:32:31 EST ID:mucKzjjt No.5739668 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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BIG BOI ERA IS NOW

>Weekly tube blocks where indie promotions can be found include Britwres Tube (Thursdays @ 4pm EDT / 9pm BST) for the British Isles indie scene and Indie Tube for the indie scene outside of the British Isles (Fridays @ 3pm EDT / 8pm BST). Both can be watched in /wooo/tube - http://taima.tv/r/wooo
>ROH Wrestling airs weekly on Fridays @ 7:10 EST / 12:10am BST or earlier if there is a live event scheduled earlier than 8pm EDT / 1am BST (ROH Wrestling will air at 8pm EDT / 1am BST if there's an ROH PPV scheduled) in /wooo/tube and /wooo/alt - http://taima.tv/r/woooalt. Replays air on Saturdays @ 3:10pm EDT / 8:10pm BST in /wooo/tube (12:10pm EDT / 5:10pm BST if there's a PPV replay scheduled after)
>VOD and live events are shown on Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons and evenings. Keep an eye on /wooo/ for information on those as they're scheduled and updated in the "Upcoming Events" section on /wooo/tube.

Here is an assortment of indies as well as ROH and where to find them:

>Ring of Honor

http://rohwrestling.com
http://twitter.com/ringofhonor
http://www.rohwrestling.com/vod

>Beyond Wrestling
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Tatanka - Tue, 23 May 2017 21:09:18 EST ID:3cbeALmK No.5745416 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745399
Riddle has done clean jobs when necessary, and if he doesn't want to then Cobb usually doesn't mind.
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VilinskiKonjic !UmgZY96SJE - Tue, 23 May 2017 21:57:38 EST ID:JUrQ+/sd No.5745481 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5745351

Oh AAW, you rascals.
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Ashley Cartier - Tue, 23 May 2017 22:08:25 EST ID:HgB9cxq7 No.5745506 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5744964
Not sure what PROGRESS are doing with this. Where the hell is WALTER??

Banks has had a ton of momentum lately and could legit become champion if they keep booking him right, really hope he wins against Havoc. Although Havoc has been booked like pretty much the #1 guy since his return, he went through everybody to reach Dunne and only lost due to interference.

I'm gonna be so sad if Gibson goes out in round 1 for Sexsmith. I actually like Jack unlike many on here, but Gibson is so woefully underrated by PROGRESS and every other company that's not booking him in the world. He's the most over heel on the roster, he's a good wrestler, he's really good on the mic and he has a good look. He should be winning the world title in Manchester and celebrating in front of a Mancunian crowd whilst You'll Never Walk Alone plays
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GAMI - Tue, 23 May 2017 22:55:35 EST ID:Ebv+8yt+ No.5745572 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>5745506
gibson wont win they dont wanna do heel vs heel


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