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2725131, gotta include Ricky Starks imo
Posted by cgonz00cc, Wed Nov-11-20 01:30 PM
and Jungle Boy has that potential but he needs a mentor, and he doesnt have anyone suitable around him

>The Bucks can be fun, but it’s all so deliberately indie
>that it does get really hard to take them seriously as
>credible competitors a lot of times

its never fun for me. its choreographed tomfoolery and i spend most of their matches hoping someone gets potatoed

>In order for someone to be a top guy, a performer has to WANT
>to be a top guy. That focus and effort comes through in mic
>work, in matches, and nowadays even in how some on is
>portrayed away from the ring - social media for example. A lot
>of these guys who we think should be top guys don’t seem to
>really understand the focus that entails. Miro, Hangman, and
>especially Omega all look the part and should be major players
>over there. But they’re not , and what’s worse is that
>they don’t really seem to care that they’re not.

i think Tony Khan thinks Omega IS a big star right now, and its laughably wrong. he spent his whole first year doing nothing memorable and getting no one else over. and now hes going to be the first ever national TV wrestling champion who has never done a live promo looking into a camera in the middle of the ring. its absurd.

>Moxley is and will always be a derivative performer for me.
>He’s an amalgam of all of the worst traits of a bygone era
>in wrestling...a post-Attitude embodiment of all the bad stuff
>we’ve forgotten from that time. We of course remember Austin
>vs Rock at Mania 17, we remember Triple H returning at MSG -
>big stars doing mostly mature big star shit. But we forget
>that in that same period of time backyard wrestling was a real
>thing, there was a hardcore title, and that ECW was more
>popular than it deserved to be. Moxley seems to wear his
>influences on his sleeve, and those influences all seem to be
>the shit I hate most about late 90s/early 2000s pro wrestling.

i dont forget, but it was segregated. WWF had a HC champion, but they never had HC matches for the World Title. so i could enjoy watching Bob Holly beat the shit out of someone at 845, and then be done with it by 10 for the main event.

>In general, a lot of the performers on the AEW show just
>aren’t TV ready. They lack presence, they don’t project
>largely enough, they can’t elevate the stakes of their
>matches organically.

they arent, and what they're doing is way worse than sending them out there and letting them fuck up over and over and over again until they get good at it.

>It’s good to have an alternative. But there’s two obvious
>guys on the entire AEW roster who could main event in WWE and
>that’s Cody and MJF. Omega is the obvious diamond in the
>rough - he could be every bit as big as Reigns or Rollins if
>he wanted - but it seems he’d rather just have fast patched
>matches and play video games.

No he couldnt lol. Even comparing him to RR as a babyface is an insult to the entire Anoa'i family. i met him a few times when we were both at Georgia Tech and he was absolutely terrifying even then lol.

>I thought this show was going to be cool. Most of these guys
>and girls are definitely not cool.

This is a core problem. Does anyone actually want to be like Chuck Taylor? Nick Jackson? Cowboy Shit was cool and then he got WWE'd so who knows how thats gonna change, but it has to