- If the finisher is the move that defeats an opponent, why do wrestlers wait so long to do their finisher in a match? Why not go for the finisher right away? The reason is because wrestlers need to get their mana up before being able to do a finisher, just like in the wrestling video games.
The Undertaker is a spirit who has been set free.
- The reason The Undertaker has been wrestling in WWE for over two decades is because he's actually a spirit who was haunting the company. He was cursed to haunt WWE, and could only be freed after losing a match at Wrestlemania. Now, after all these years, his soul is finally at peace.
- A lot of wrestlers are crazy or weird. How can so many crazy and weird people end up in a single profession? It's because you have to have something off if you want to be a professional wrestler.
All events depicted in WWE are actually real, and the true coverup is making people think they are not to keep law enforcement away.
- This would explain how guys like the Nasty Boys or New Jack can almost kill someone, leave them in the hospital and get off with a slap on the wrist. The police watch a single episode of Monday Night Raw and come to the conclusion professional wrestlers try to kill each other all the time, so when the injured declines to press charges or drops them they just go with it.
has not only survived things that would kill a mere mortal (watch the infamous Mankind vs. The Undertaker
HIAC match for proof of that), but also, now that he's "retired" from wrestling, he seems to show up at seemingly-random intervals and act as a bit of a Deus ex Machina
to help resolve plotlines that have run themselves into dead ends. He wavers between Face
seemingly at a whim, echoing God by working in mysterious ways. When he's got the long hair and beard in full bloom, there is a definite family resemblance between Foley and the popular images of Jesus (though Foley is a lot heavier). All this combined shows that all those fans who hold up "Foley is God" signs at WWE events aren't just giving out hyperbolic praise to a tough-yet-lovable wrestler; they're prophets who have discovered the truth.
Note that this would mean that the ear that Foley famously lost in a match with Vader
in Germany is a holy relic; one wonders whose hands it has fallen into and what they could do with it.
- Alternatively, Mick could be a rare male, older version of Haruhi Suzumiya, showing up whenever he's bored to fix things in hopes of becoming less bored. Also, wasn't that lost ear reattached?
- No, the cartilage was stored in a skin fold where his ear would be rebuilt later but, for various reasons (see his book), the reconstruction never happened.
The evidence might be subtle, but it's there. Raven, once upon a time, was a playboy named Scotty Flamingo; Morrison was a playboy named Johnny Nitro. This could show that both made similar errors in character, thanks to genetics
. Both frequently refer to a special place of their own (Raven the Bowery, Morrison the Palace of Wisdom), which may well be the same place. Both tend to ramble on with copious Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness
. Both seem to collect followers and groups as they go. And they just plain LOOK alike.
- More than slightly unlikely - Raven's date of birth is September 1964; Morrison's, October 1979. Raven would have been all of 14 at the time of conception - though some of the stories he tells could lend credence even to that.
- You wouldn't think it looking at Raven today, but, according to him, he was a Chick Magnet and probably got as many ringrats (wrestling-speak for groupies) as Ric Flair or Shawn Michaels.
- Hey, if Vince McMahon was, as he said, spreading his seed at the age of 12, Raven doing the same at 14 is perfectly logical. Most likely, it was something like the Jack Nicholson situation. Maybe they were raised brothers?
- While the age difference makes it unlikely (though not impossible) for them to be father and son, it doesn't put them being brothers, cousins, or uncle and nephew out of the question.
- Hmmm... Tommy Dreamer did steal Beulah McGillicutty from Raven at summer camp... and 14 is just the right age for a camp counselor or the like... perhaps Raven left Beulah with a parting gift that happened to later be named John?
- How would this figure into Beulah's Sex Face Turn at House Party 96, where she said that it was Tommy's "baby," which was later turned into the abandoned Girl-on-Girl Is Hot relationship between Beulah and Kimona Wanalaya, a mere three months after she had debuted in Raven's Nest?
Isn't it amazing how there always just happened
to be a folding table under the ring whenever the Dudleys needed one? D-von was using Correspondence to grab a table they stashed back in the locker room! This also explained why Devon was always the one told to "get the tables"; Bubba is not awakened.
The Straight Talk Express is the Lex Express with a new coat of paint.
- Could be. It ended up doing McCain about as much good as it did Luger.
Edge was upset about losing the WWE title, as expected, but this time he was driven to such levels of assholery... He was behind Jeff's hit and run accident and the pyrotechnic failure,
but he understands that people would automatically blame him for such "accidents" befalling the current champion. So he gets Matt to sabotage the match at the Royal Rumble
, using the younger Hardy's well-being (and perhaps also Matt's job, considering Edge is married to Smackdown's GM) as collateral. The older brother is now deemed responsible for the attacks, and Edge is champion again.
- This is very ironic considering that Edge and Matt had a bitter rivalry back a few years before that. Perhaps it's more of a temporary alliance?
First of all, Rey has always been the underdog good guy. Sure, he dabbled in a little bit of misbehavior way back in his WCW days, but about the worst he ever did was make fun of someone whom he later made his best friend. Otherwise, for almost his entire career, he's been The Pollyanna
. His main motivation seems to be to do his best, please the fans, and maybe incidentally win a title here and there. Lately, however, there's been a line of horrific, traumatic incidents raining on him one after another
...his family and friends turn on him almost as often as Sting
's; he's frequently being injured or assaulted or kidnapped or something by some great big bad guy; and as soon as he manages to claw his way free of one, another immediately goes after him. Consider that Mike Knox flat admitted he has no problem with Rey but still keeps stalking him; it seriously implies that SOMEONE is using all these people and making an effort to make him crazy...maybe because this Genre Savvy
person knows you should Beware the Nice Ones
- But why would this hypothetical person care if Mysterio snapped?
- They would care about it if it got him to leave the company, resulting in one less major threat to their success. Which brings me to my alternate theory. They weren't trying to get him to go insane and turn into some psycho heel, they were trying to get him so fed up with everything that he would simply go "Screw This, I'm Outta Here!" at the first opportunity. Given that he's currently sitting on his hands until Vince finally lets him out of his contract so he can split for AAA…
Leonard F. Chikarason is Vin Gerard's father
WMG: All the promos from Vin Gerard just scream "Daddy doesn't love me!" He's just going for the whole 'bad attention is better than no attention'.
That whole bastard son angle did prove that Vince really got around (as did Ash's unknown dad, according to the Pokemon WMG page). Sure, the lawsuit and everything that followed was simply a prank thought up by the rest of the McMahons, but the possibility of a illegitimate child hasn't been completely jossed.
The entire wrestling industry is purgatory
And any wrestler is capable of becoming some sorta Jesus
- Shawn Michaels was certainly trying to play off of The Undertaker's dark persona with a Jesus-like gimmick in the lead-up to Wrestlemania 25; going as far as wearing an all white get-up and quoting scripture. After his defeat, a second coming can't be too far off.
- Already happened. If we assume that WWE is the Promised Land of wrestling, then the independent scene becomes a hell on earth. Everywhere else- be it TNA, Wrestling Society X, Mexico, Japan- are purgatory, with the smaller promotions that dot the landscape hell. The former WWE superstars, no matter how small, are running around in that level. Therefore, Jesus is in Purgatory as we speak.
After spending some time as Master Hand
and receiving quite a bit of cash from it, it got a new job as the fist in the post-Invasion Smack Down
set. The retirement of the set mirrors the retirement of the hand, though it still makes appearances in the new SSB games.
will get a new Gimmick and win a mid-card title
So he will be the All American American United States Champion.
- More like All American American American American American World Heavyweight Champion.
The Money In the Bank match winner at Wrestlemania 2010 will walk out of Wrestlemania as the Champion
- It is well known that the winner of the MITB cashes in the shot when it's least convenient for the champ, so here's what's gonna go down. First, Randy Orton will be named in the MITB match. Then, at Wrestlemania, either he or Christian will win. then, depending on who wins, Orton will jump Cena and take the belt, or Christian will jump Edge.
- Close. Try the Smackdown after Wrestlemania. One could even make a WMG that the cash in was supposed to happen at Wrestlemania following the Spear through the timekeeper's area, but got clipped at the last minute due to the Bret Hart vs. Vince McMahon match running long.
Samoa Joe, in an attempt to get away from the lousy booking of Hulk Hogan
and Eric Bischoff, hired Edge's Slim Jim Ninjas to abduct him in a panel van on live television, knowing that it wouldn't at all seem odd on TNA iMPACT! It was a perfect plan.
is trying to force the writers to turn him heel.
He's already expressed wanting to turn heel back in 2006, but the writers/Powers That Be wouldn't let it happen. And thus he had to continue his face run in his current gimmick. So he's trying to downplay himself as subtle as possible to make his opposition look better. Whether if he's resorting to poop jokes or making himself look as less bad ass as possible
, if the crowd refuse to cheer for him no matter what he (or his opponent for that matter
) does, maybe he could turn (back) heel and do something different for the character. The problem? Women and children
continue to eat it up. Now, the writers decided to embrace the idea, making him as kid-friendly
as possible (Including the FU becoming the Attitude Adjustment), and now his latest apparel is orange (like a certain television network
). Cena posing with his haters after winning at Wrestlemania is the closest thing he could get to doing actual heel work in his current gimmick. For all of his efforts to force a Face-Heel Turn
, Cena's attempts have backfired
Hulk Hogan is working for Vince McMahon in a plot to destroy TNA
Hulk, despite his various issues, is not a complete and total moron. And despite how much the 'E tries to ignore their "competition", they do realize there is some threat to be had in TNA, and some good wrestlers, so, use a double-agent to destroy the company, and then buy for pennies on the dollar like WCW
. This is not a good WMW
, as much as I would like to see the talent in TNA get the treatment they deserve.
is the one who put The Undertaker in a coma recently.
This is a current and ongoing storyline, we'll see if this WMG turns out to be the case. To summarize what I'm talking about, recently Undertaker was supposedly found in a comatose and unresponsive state
, and Kane has been on the warpath, chokeslamming every suspect. Perhaps he's motivated by some twisted guilt, not wanting to believe that he did it himself.
- I Knew It.
- This is indeed what happened, after a thirteen year long gambit.
Rey Mysterio Jr. is the one who put The Undertaker in a coma...
...but it was still Kane's doing. Combining the above WMGs about someone trying to drive Rey crazy and Kane putting Undertaker into a coma: Kane has been torturing Rey physically and mentally for at least a couple of years, though he's been smart enough to not do all the work himself or else someone else would get suspicious. We've seen Rey in matches twice this year with Undertaker and he managed to bloody the big Taker both times. Kane might be insane, but he's not stupid, and so he managed to get Rey into a position that when he finally snapped, it was on Undertaker. Kane will eventually reveal the truth to everyone to shatter Rey once and for all.
What exactly Kane
hoped to achieve with this, who knows, but he's insane, and he has admitted that he just takes pleasure in torturing and hurting people for the hell of it.
Raw's mystery General Manager was:
- Still Bret "The Hitman" Hart, who is laughing his head off at the fans.
- Shawn Michaels, who has found that retirement can be boring.
- Goldberg. (See above.)
- Ric Flair. (Also see above.)
- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. (Someone had to say it.)
- Sgt Slaughter.
- Bret? Nah, that'd be a little to clever for the E's writers. Shawn? Not enough time has passed for the fans to really miss him. Goldberg? He ain't broke yet, and since he's in it for the money, I wouldn't expect much, er, Ric Flair is working for TNA so I really, really doubt it's him, Sgt. Slaughter? None of the young fans know who he is, so why bring him in? The Rock would explain a lot, actually, since he is talking about coming back eventually, now would be a great time to do so.
- Booker T, back to eventually restore himself as King Booker in WWE. The Nexus may or may be secretly working for him as his knights.
- Michael Cole. He's pretending to be the messenger receiving emails, but is really the one making the decisions.
- A sentient computer, which may or may not be capable of feeling pain.
- "Stone Cold" Steve Austin. Just because.
- The Swagger Soaring Eagle. The real reason why he traded Edge over to Smackdown was because he wanted to directly confront Edge for Spearing him during the SyFy debut.
- You do realize that the man in the costume was Chavo Guerrero Jr? In other words, Edge's step-nephew. And blood is thicker than water. So, no.
- TRIPLE. H.
- John Cena. It's all been one Wounded Gazelle Gambit after the next.
- Paul Heyman. Haven't you noticed that so many of the GM's decisions have favored The Nexus? This is obviously ECW's revenge.
He's got enough friends in the business, (CM Punk
, notably) and fame that being fired over something so stupid is...stupid
. My guess? They don't want a potential talent being dragged down by...the differently talented Nexus, (Sorry, but they are not good wrestlers, and they don't get real matches, and Bryan isn't exactly a brawler.) so remove a future main-eventer from a doomed storyline (I really, really doubt they're going to keep all the nexus around, maybe a Loser Leaves Town
match for the stable?) that would give him some heel heat that he isn't going to get anyway
, in 90 days he'll return, maybe helping John Cena destroy the Nexus and starting his singles career after that, possibly with a feud with Cena after their Enemy Mine
to defeat the danger of Nexus.
- This seems to have panned out; whether or not it was worked or not is debatable, if it was real there was the wink and the nod of WWE telling Danielson "Look, we're scapegoating you, we want you back as soon as all this blows over". In any case, he's back, and he's teamed with Cena against Nexus. Whether it's an enemy mine situation or not is yet to be seen.
John Cena is secretly working with Nexus
He has more than enough reason to have enough resentment towards WWE to want to wreck the system. That reason? They manipulated him into changing from who he was to what they wanted him to be. WWE knew that Cena would become a star so they did their best to mold him
into what their ideal face champion should be: A Hogan
-esque Invincible Hero
who was a shirt-rip and Vitamins-eating and Prayer-saying
away from becoming a glorified Expy
who convinced him that the fans would love his new character. Needless to say, it backfired
. Though he may've eventually gotten back on the fans good graces. Worse, when Randy Orton went under a Heel-Face Turn
, he stayed the same as he was (with the fans loving him for it
, much to his anger (He had to change after his Heel-Face Turn
, Orton didn't). Pissed and feeling betrayed by WWE, Cena made a secret alliance with Nexus, seeing that they used them as badly as they did him. Why was Cena beaten down brutally when Nexus first appeared? Why was Cena the most focused on fighting them? Why was Cena the one to assemble a team to defeat them? To throw off suspicion of his involvement. Summerslam seemed to be a good time to show his True Colors
, but 1) It wouldn't exactly leave the impact he intended, and 2) It would be too obvious. With Night Of Champions on the horizon, the Nexus title ban lifted, and both Wade Barrett
and Cena in the Six-Pack challenge match for the WWE Championship, this could be the opportunity Cena was looking for. With Orton also a part of the match, it brings the possibility of this ending: Cena hits Orton with a padlock chain, allowing Barrett to score the pin and bringing the WWE Title to Nexus, delivering the ultimate F-U
to WWE by handing the main title to the renegade group on a silver platter while getting revenge on the guy who he believe to be WWE's personal favorite.
- A lot of this was jossed, though Cena's involvement has not entirely been ruled out.
By having a show consisting entirely of potential Divas, it doesn't appear that there will be any sort of serious interest in the season. Which WWE may want so it can get the show kicked off SyFy for poor ratings.
There is a Vampire Apocalypse just waiting to rampage through the wrestling world.
This one takes a little explaining, but the page is called wild
mass guessing after all.
Back in the late 90's, there was Gangrel
and the Brood, Edge and Christian. Eventually, the brothers got rid of him, and he brought in the Hardys. Supposedly they were all some sort of vampires while they were with him, altough that aspect of their characters faded in time. However, there's no reason to assume they were ever cured of their vampirism. It seems to have gone into a kind of sleeper state at least, but there's a powerful chance that they still carry the trait. Our Vampires Are Different
to an extreme, yes, but it could be a possibility. Or they could even be actively hiding it themselves. At any rate, they could very well still be sleeper vampires. Now consider their reach. Since then, Jeff and Christian have been to TNA. Matt and Jeff have gone through Ring of Honor
, and of course all four of them have been bouncing all over all the WWE brands: Raw, Smackdown, ECW, and NXT.
What is all adds up to is that through Gangrel, and through Matt, Jeff, Edge, and Christian, every current major wrestling organization could be completely infested with some sort of sleeper vampires.
And considering how many wrestlers have come and gone from these organizations and gone all around the world to work, all it will take is Gangrel dropping whatever his activation code is to suddenly awake potentially thousands
of vampires, all of them trained wrestlers with exceptional thresholds for pain and abuse already.
NXT is a plot to introduce indie stars into the greater public.
Perhaps a plot to please the Smarks
or maybe because Vince realizes he needs to hit a new market, but NXT is pretty much tailor made for person to win by having a bunch of...differently talented wrestlers and one really good one, but they want to have an opportunity to integrate them slowly and give them some introduction.
Y2J is making a comeback, he's been heel for a while now, and a change might be good for his character, and since he's in full on Villainous Breakdown
now, he has a reason to turn
, plus, there's a bevy of new fans that never experienced Face!Jericho.
Darren Young is going to pull a Jay Lethal on John Cena.
Going back to Cena's Doctor of Thuganomics gimmick, WWE will compromise with the fans who want wigger Cena back
, keeping Cena as the "Superman" he is and give us "Black Invisibility" Darren Young! Eventually, the two will clash at Wrestlemania where they will both No Sell
everything from punches to air-to-ground missiles, demolishing the arena in the process.
Raw's GM (or Vince, if it's not him) will set up a Winner Controls Nexus match between Wade Barret and John Cena at an upcoming pay-per-view.
If Cena wins this one, he'll be able to go ahead with his original plan without the threat of being forced to leave WWE.
- Given the angle they seem to be taking (Cena as the reclutant bad guy, Barrett as the bad boss) this seems HIGHLY likely. Bragging Rights, Cena has to help Barrett win the title from Orton, he does only for Barrett to keep treating him like crap. David Otunga and Cena start talking and decide they want to run things. Cena and Barrett are put in a winner controls Nexus match which David Otunga helps Cena win. Cena snaps when somebody tries to stop him and Nexus (as well as the guys from NXT season 2) becomes even more dangerous. They eventually get beaten by Trips, HBK and a revived DX.
CM Punk will win the WWE Championship at Money In The Bank
Only for the winner of the Raw Money In The Bank Ladder Match to run out and cash in on Punk and become the new champion.
Michael's said that he took his ring name from his mother's maiden name, and it just happens to be the same as Mrs. Ricardo's maiden name. Now, obviously, Michael's far too young to be Lucy's son, but it's entirely possible she had a daughter out of wedlock before meeting Ricky. Said daughter would later meet Curt Hennig
, and the rest is history.
Wade Barrett will win the WWE Championship at Survivor Series...
...only for The Miz
to cash in the Money in the Bank Contract after John Cena hits the Attitude Adjustment on him.
The NXT Divas will have their own "NXT Riot" at the Diva Battle Royal match at the 2010 Slammys edition of Raw.
What was the reason why The Nexus came to be in the first place? How badily they were treated. Considering how their season of NXT was treated (They themselves weren't treated much better), it wouldn't be much of a surprise to see something similar happen. And on the night of the Slammys, where (nearly) all the Divas would be involved. When it came down to the final two, Kaitlyn will lead the rest of the NXT Divas to deliver a No Holds Barred Beat Down
(Not to the extent of their Spear Counterparts
. The other Divas may or may not come out to help. One of their victims, however, will be Michael Cole.
The Miz and John Morrison are expys
of Triple H and Shawn Michaels
You have a guy that first found success with a tag team that separates because of the other member's drug problems, and uses a kick and high flying based offense, later, you team with a funny brawler that got his first push as a Take That
(Triple H to Vince's new neighbors and The Miz to John Cena haters) and is a Promoted Fanboy
, they form a highly successful tag-team that people love, even though they're heels, later they break up and one of them becomes a face, and the other stays a heel and gets the world title.
- Considering the success of HHH and Shawn, that wouldn't be a bad thing at all. A major plus in their favor would be that both of them are homegrown by WWE so they're that much more likely to stick around/more likely for WWE to want keep the homegrown talent around versus letting them walk to another promotion.
The Nexus Is ECW Reincarnate Seeking Revenge On WWE for Killing It
ECW's legacy was officially killed when Vince McMahon cancelled WWECW in favor of making NXT. so then the angry souls of the dead ECW plotted their revenge, they sent several of their former talent (The Miz, William Regal
, CM Punk, Christian, Matt Hardy, and Chris Jericho). It would have been cool if all eight were former ECW members but six out of eight is good enough) to the new show NXT to train the people who would bring about WWE's downfall. And of course ECW would not accept any of these rookies to be the leader of nexus besides the one rookie whose pro had been in the original ECW: Chris Jericho. And now that the nexus has been split between the new nexus and the corre, they are now taking this mission across both shows, and the final ECW champion Ezekiel Jackson is part of it now.
- That way, the contents of the following video can occur
Michael Cole will retire out of humiliation following his match with Jerry Lawler at WrestleMania
Michael Cole will be revealed as the anonymous Raw GM at Wrestlemania XXVII
- He'll become WWE's Big Bad from then on, similar to the role Vince McMahon played during the Attitude Era.
Shawn Michaels put The Undertaker in the coma
- Guess he hadn't gotten over that loss?
Mark Callaway, whilst struggling on the independent circuit, made a pact with Satan
to be the most powerful being in the WWE
, wielding the powers of hell to aid him in his career, but he could only hold on to the power so long as he remained undefeated at WrestleMania. (Quote from Triple H: When the streak dies, you die!) If WWE
were to use this in their booking, it would make The Undertaker's highly protected character ruse easy to let go of, once he retires. He should lose at WrestleMania
, lose his powers, and thus give his retirement speech as a now mortal man that is Mark Callaway, and not The Undertaker
My WMG for the 2011 MitB.
Christian finally wins the championship from Orton, only to have Sheamus
cash in his contract from that same night. Cue Christian's further descent into Tween/Heel/Anti-Hero-ism, as his conspiracy theory that someone is out to screw him out of the title gains more credence(First he gets the title for just five nights, after seventeen long years, then he doesn't even get to hold it for one). Most likely, Orton/Sheamus/Christian three-way at the next PPV.
Shawn Michaels will be announced as the next GM of Raw.
The Anonymous GM of Raw has not sent any emails in the past couple of weeks (as of 8/2/11), so it's very possible that Triple H
is ready to appoint a new GM, or at least unmask the anonymous one. Triple H also just fired Vince from his position, so what better way to add insult to injury by having DGenerationX literally rule WWE, with Trips as the COO and Shawn managing the flagship show?
Note this does not
imply that Shawn was ever the Anonymous GM of Raw, just that he is the person that Triple H
has chosen for the position.
In the 2011 Slammy Awards (If there is one), "What The Hale!?" will be among the categories.
We've already had a category named after an announcer's catchphrase two years in a row. And seeing as Michael Cole
no longer has any more lines to (for lack of a better term)"trademark," Booker T will have to take the reins.
- If you want to keep it within Cole's territory, either he or The Miz will win a Slammy for the most "Must-See" moment of the year, and Cole will present the award either way. Cole's been using that title for Miz often enough.
will develop a rivalry with Rey Mysterio Jr., culminating in a fight with their masks on the line.
Because both are Lucha Libre style wrestlers, and doing something like this would be dramatic.
- Confirmed and Jossed? WWE was going for something like this at Wrestlemania 29 (as well as, apparently, to set a Guinness World record for most people wearing masks at any event) - but between Mysterio's awful knees and Sin Cara's awful wrestling, it doesn't look like this match is happening any time soon - if at all.
Teddy Long favours tag team matches to give Smackdown an advantage at Bragging rights.
Teddy is training his roster to get better at working as a team so that in the 7 on 7 matches, his roster can work as an effective unit whereas RAW's egos would clash more. It's worked every time so far.
Who is itbegins2012?.
If you look closely enough at the November 21st, 2011 RAW, you will find a url for a youtube page. Go to it, and you will find a video saying on January 2nd 2012, someone will be making a return to WWE. As of right now, the one video and the age (43) are the only clues we have. Who could be returning? Here are my 3 guesses.
- 1. Chris Jericho. He is no stranger to cryptic messages and build-up (Remember the Countdown to the Millenium and the Second Coming?) and a lot of people have been missing him. However, it seems unlikly due to him already having a job.
- 2. The Undertaker. He is also no stranger to cryptic messages (2 21 11). He hasn't really been seen in action since Wrestlemania. However, it really is expected that he'll come back for Wrestlemania, so it wouldn't be a suprise.
- 3. Brock Lesnar. This is the one I'm hoping for. First off, Lesnar is appearing in the new WWE game, almost for no reason. Probably for people to remember he exists so he can make his comeback? Also, remember his confrontation with the Undertaker at UFC 116? Maybe we can actually see that happen.
CM Punk's current behavior is a Stealth Parody
mockery of adult WWE fans and their tastes
Punk's initial groundbreaking promo was not just an attack on WWE's product, but also on the fans for tolerating it and being too lazy to make real change in their lives. Ever since then however, Punk has been curiously silent on the fans themselves, directing all his attacks on Cena, HHH, Vince McMahon, and John Laurinatis. He's even gone as far as rallying them for his causes regarding WWE Ice Cream Bars, and such.
In truth Punk still despises the sheep like nature of the fans, and their blind support of anything remotely popular or cool (Ryder, insider references, pop culture zingers). Instead of outright addressing it, he chose to publicly embrace it, both to gain personal profit for himself via t-shirts, ice cream bars, etc and to covertly insult the older WWE fans who lap up everything he says, just as young fans do with John Cena. When he makes an eventual Heel-Face Turn
Punk will go into detail about how easily he used them, and mock their blind acceptance to anyone who even slightly panders to them.
One need only look at the lyrics to Punk's current theme song to know the real truth:
I exploit you, still you love me
I tell you, one and one makes three
You gave me fortune, you gave me fame
You gave me power in your God's name
I'm every person you need to be
I'm the Cult of Personality
- Confirmed as of Punk's promo on January 7, 2013 during his feud with the Rock.
is attacking John Cena because of Cena's "Rise Above Hate" shirt...
Seems kinda crazy, but let's consider Kane kicking Cena's ass then leaving with the aforementioned shirt. Who's to say that Kane continually beating on Cena isn't just his way of saying that he hates the message of Cena's shirt?
- Well, close... He wants Cena to give in to the hate, (and thus turn heel), instead of rising above it.
is the long-lost Brother of Destruction
Undertaker and Kane, the Brothers of Destruction, are often spoken of as opposites, but while Kane is identified with fire, Taker is identified with both death and lightning. One would think that Kane's opposite number would identify with ice... and what wrestler shares Taker and Kane's flair for dramatic entrances, only with an ice and snow motif? Glacier, of course! Too bad Ted Turner gave him more money than Vince McMahon would have and then threw him up against an Undertaker knock-off in Mortis; we could have seen all three Brothers of Destruction as a force to be reckoned with.
- If Glacier is a Brother of Destruction, then what about WCW's other Mortal Kombat rip-offs Wrath and Mortis who, thanks to a bizarre crossover between Nitro and Conquest, are now part of the Mortal Kombat universe?
- Undertaker, Kane, Glacier, Mortis, and Wrath are all originally from Outworld.
- Glacier isn't tall enough.
- How does this explain the notorious UT/Kane-Kronik stinkfest at No Mercy 2001?
So, Paul Bearer claims that, as a child, Undertaker set the family home on fire and killed his parents. Taker says, Nuh-uh, my brother Kane did it, but I know it was an accident and I forgive him. So Bearer brings in Kane, who believes Taker did it on purpose and is looking for revenge, and was thought also dead in the fire. They fight a few times; then Bearer turns on Kane and sides with Taker, and all of a sudden Taker's going around talking about how yes, he did
kill their parents, and he did it on purpose, and Kane sucks, and ha ha ha. And then, some months later, they're bestest buddies and tag-teaming together as if nothing happened. So what's going on?
Simple: Paul Bearer was the killer of Taker and Kane's parents all along and used some kind of mind control to force Taker to admit it. This was all The Plan
to turn Kane into his own personal engine of destruction. Undertaker and Kane discovered the truth at some point and reconciled — and then they later put their plan for revenge into motion some years later, when Undertaker returned to his "Deadman" character with Paul once again by his side. They conspired with Paul Heyman to have the Concrete Crypt Match at Great American Bash 2004 specifically to put Paul Bearer into a position where they could kill him without his being able to escape — hence Taker pulling the lever and burying Paul in concrete when he could have rescued him. Paul survived (as reported on WWE.com), but he learned a valuable lesson — don't fuck with the Brothers of Destruction.
The Undertaker and Kane
are reincarnations of the original Cain and Abel.
When Abel was killed, he became the Grim Reaper and Spirit of Death. In addition to his day job, he and Cain appear in instances where sibling rivalry is prominent at an extreme level, continuing their eternal feud of jealousy and revenge. Glen Jacob Callaway was jealous that his brother Mark got more love from his mother because their mother felt jealous over the affair with Paul Bearer. The two ended up fighting and inadvertently started a fire, which consumed the house and killed their parents. It was then that the spirits of Cain and Abel entered Glen and Mark respectively; they continued their feud, this time inside a wrestling ring.
- This theory fits nicely with the Serpent Seed theory, which states that Cain was the child of Eve and Samael, also known as the Devil, while Abel was the son of Adam and Eve. Hence, Undertaker is Abel, Kane is Cain, and Paul Bearer is Satan himself.
Come on! They were told to make an impact
The Undertaker has retired.
- At 2010 Bragging Rights, when Kane buried The Undertaker alive, it was Undertaker's final send-off. Mark Callaway is truly now retired with The Dead Man actually staying dead. It was the best way for him to go out.
- With his actual 20th anniversary coming up with this years Survivor Series (he debuted at Survivor Series 1990), it is possible he might make a return there with a new gimmick of some kind, or even a complete return to his original gimmick.
- Wait, I thought he was going to retire after WrestleMania XXVIII once the streak was 20-0.
- Taker's career has been uncertain for years. He's been in such rough shape that people have been speculating on his retirement with a fair amount of seriousness since at least 05. A lot of people honestly thought that Mania 27 would end up being his last match(not a bad match to go out on, though 19-0 leaves that sting of disappointment). As it stands, while most people are speculating for Taker vs HHH 3, no one's 100% on what's going to happen. Personally I'm hoping for Taker vs Jericho or Punk at Mania, myself. That would be a good cap off to the career.
- With the Wrestlemania streak finally broken in 2014, it's likely that the Undertaker is finally calling it quits. He pretty much was only coming back for Wrestlemania these days, anyway.
The Undertaker will return at the Royal Rumble and will win it.
And he'll choose to face Wade Barrett at ''WrestleMania.
- This will require Barrett to be champion come WrestleMania time, and he's no where near either title right now. Taker winning the Rumble...hell, Taker competing in the Rumble this year is a terrible idea. He doesn't need it. WWE doesn't need it.
- Jossed. Undertaker returned the night after the Royal Rumble and appears like he'll be having a rematch with Triple H at WM28.
Chris Jericho will break his silence shortly after the Royal Rumble, and begin his feud with CM Punk.
- After weeks of jaunting around and literally doing nothing other than over-playing to the crowd, we'll get Jericho spelling out what he plans to do by going after Punk for supposedly stealing his "Best in The World" moniker, possibly to set up a match between the two at ''WrestleMania XXVIII".
- Jossed, Jericho broke his silence just before the rumble with "The Royal Rumble will be the end of the world...as you know it" or some such, disappointing everyone by not finishing with "And I feel fine", but we'll forgive him that. Jericho is one of the favorites for a Rumble win and possible Punk feud, but there are a lot of people hoping against the former. Then there's some hope for a Taker feud. The point being, no one knows what WWE is doing right now.
- The next night, Jericho (who was runner-up in the Royal Rumble) attacked Punk. Are we on the Road now?
Teddy Long's new job is:
- David Otunga's personal ring announcer.
- John Laurinaitis' gofer.
- Perhaps, given his past as a referee, he'll be forced to officiate all of Sheamus's matches. (It may not make sense, but have a look at the conclusion of last week's Smack Down, where Sheamus attacked a referee who had disqualified him in a match, as well as Laurinaitis promising some sort of punishment as a result.)
Lesnar will face Cena at WrestleMania 29
The main reason why Lesnar returned is that he might face Cena (Or someone else) in the next wrestlemania, just like The Rock returned last year. The Rock and Lesnar have became semi-celebrities after they left WWE. The Rock has became actor, and Brock Lesnar is in UFC. So, why not getting old boys back to the company just for Wrestlemania?
- My guess: Yes, Cena will face Lesnar at Extreme Rules on 4/29, but we'll probably see Lesnar beat Cena up to a point where he's injured for the rest of the year, while Brock runs rampant and goes on a monster run in Cena's absence. We'll likely then see Cena make his return from injury at the 2013 Royal Rumble en route to winning it and earning a shot at Brock's WWE Title at WrestleMania 29.
Kane will become a Bane
- Both Jeff Hardy and Sting became Joker expies after The Dark Knight. Kane is the most likely candidate to become a Bane expy when The Dark Knight Rises comes out.
In response, the Undertaker will return as a Batman
- The Undertaker has always been WWE's Batman, so he will return to save WWE from Kane's rampage.
WWE will unify the WWE and World Heavyweight titles again.
- They've been having both champions appear on both shows for a while now. Clearly, the idea of seperate WWE "brands" has been largely abandoned. Concurrently, there is now no need to have seperate World Champions for each brand. Unification is therefore likely.
- So long as they kill off the Big Gold, I'm A-OK with this. Preferably, ECW-style.
- Confirmed: World Heavyweight Champion John Cena will face WWE Champion Randy Orton in a title-unification match at TLC 2013.
has developed a major identity crisis.
Yeah, this sounds obvious, but I am pointing out something different here: Kane achieved everything he wanted when entering WWE: he got revenge on his brother. While he didn't ultimately destroy him in the Buried Alive match at Bragging Rights 2010, he crippled Undertaker's powers so far that he barely manages to uphold his WrestleMania
streak which still takes an incredible toll on his physical body and his soul (this would also explain why Undertaker never attempted to get revenge on Kane in the build-up to WrestleMania
27 because both he and Kane realised/believe that 'Taker would not be powerful enough to win, or even survive, another battle) and which he may or may not continue to be able to do, his personal apocalypse being only a question of time.
Now that he had the VENGEANCE he always wanted, he - like so many normal humans - realised that he had not thought further than the culmination of his revenge which exposed his otherwise rather meaningless life. He has nothing to go to, no normal life (any chance of that dying with Lita betraying him) to retire to, no hope for a peaceful rest, the demons of his life forever haunting him. This tragic realisation is also why the same being that could dominate the legendary Undertaker got completely outsmarted and outmatched by Edge
and explains his seemingly out-of-character promo about him loving holidays and other mortal stuff in that mold since the power that his desire to destroy The Undertaker gave him had virtually left him and the Kane who, like most humans, just want to be content with life emerged.
In an desperate attempt to give his life a new meaning, Kane decided to recover the mental scars and the mask. After understanding that he will never have a normal life, he hoped that in returning to his old ways of being uncaring and destructive could give his soul rest, if ever so short-lived. However, his powers still were not as great as when he was about to fulfill his revenge. This, combined with his failure to make John Cena embrace the hate, served as a reminder that hate is not always the answer and only increased his identity issues. Refusing to face the issues in his life, Kane decided to go after Randy Orton, using him as a scapegoat for failing to have a "proper identity", but noticed that no peace was to be gained in destroying Orton. Now Kane will continue to pursue a meaning in life, the conflict between his human core and the walls of evil build up around himself getting perfectly demonstrated in his battles with CM Punk and Daniel Bryan
whilst also doing the "right thing" by warning AJ about him not being good for a woman.
The One Ring was noted not just for its power, but in how it corrupts the people who possess it. Since WWE rebranded their developmental promotion into NXT, they have instituted a new NXT-exclusive championship title belt, made of gold with the NXT logo on it. However, since the NXT title's inception, it has been held by two men, Seth Rollins and Big E Langston. Both men were huge heroes on NXT television when they won the title belt, only to debut on WWE television within the month as hated villains. Therefore, the gold used to make the NXT Championship was in part gold forged from the One Ring, which corrupted both men's spirits as they debuted on WWE television.
- This means NXT can only be destroyed in the fires of mount doom.
- Hey! That explains why the fans hated on Bo Dallas so much when he won the NXT title.
Sister Abigail is Michelle McCool
The Wyatt Family were sent by the Undertaker to sacrifice as many Superstars as possible. The Undertaker wants Michelle Mc Cool
back. This would explain why the first person the Wyatt Family attacked was Kane. Also, Michelle Mc Cool
has stated that she wants to come back to the WWE, and she believes there's no better time to return than now.
Craig Thomas and Carter Bays were in charge of scripting WrestleMania
Because having Brock Lesnar
end The Streak is about as dumb as Ted Mosby and Robin Scherbatsky ending up together
. And how coincidental is it that these two boneheaded TV decisions were aired within a week of each other?
In 1995, the WWF featured vignettes from a gently-spoken, southern-tinged psychopath named "Waylon Mercy"
. He wrestled in a few matches, where he would greet his opponent in a kind, genial manner, even shaking his hand before the bout. Then, when the bell sounded, his face would immediately twist into pure rage, and he would rip into his victim like a side of beef and choke him out with a sleeperhold within a few minutes. Once he let go of the hold, the smile and the gentle spirit would return, like it had never left. "Waylon Mercy" was WWF/NWA/AJPW veteran "Dangerous" Dan Spivey, who suddenly vanished from competition and retired in October of that year, citing mounting injuries. Spivey fought the darkness and won. Husky Harris, evidently, wasn't so strong-willed.
For some time now, if anything has been stagnant or wrong with the product, the finger is usually pointed at Vince
. Seeing as he has been the mastermind behind much of what happens in WWE
for decades, some of Vince's more recent counterproductive choices have been a ploy so that when Vince finally retires, Triple H
and Stephanie McMahon
will be viewed as saviors rather than Replacement Scrappies