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If I had to hazard a guess, probably a Brie vs. Nikki match at Night of Champions. It bums me out, but they’ll probably keep Stephanie wrestling as a special attraction, just like her husband.
It’s wrestling. You should just forget about it.
If we can all look past the time that Sheamus brutally attacked Triple H with a pipe, Daniel Bryan shoved AJ in the way of a charging Big Show, Chris Jericho punched Shawn Michaels’ wife in the mouth, the Shield ganged up on everyone on the roster, and countless other pre-faceturn acts…I think we can all accept that Swagger & Zeb are good guys now.
The thing that’s made that feud so hot (outside of both dudes being super talented), is that Dean Ambrose keeps on running out unexpectedly and attacking Seth Rollins in the most psychotic ways imaginable.
So, in order to rekindle things upon his return, I think all they’d need to do is…have Dean Ambrose run out unexpectedly and attack Seth Rollins in the most psychotic way imaginable.
If anything, I imagine that the feud could get even HOTTER if Rollins gets his heat on someone else in Ambrose’s absence, and with the humongous pop that a surprise Ambrose return would receive.
I think it’s pretty obvious what those guys were discussing: Smokey Mountain Wrestling & Cooky Puss.
Unless Fred suplexes Shaggy at least 16 times, the chances are slimmer than ever.
Best I can tell, the feud is another instance of nihilistic, apocalyptic Bray wanting to annihilate the legacy of a revered performer, with Jericho trying to prove that there’s more to Y2J than just wins and losses and he can’t be destroyed that easily.
Really though, like any wrestling feud, what actually got the guy’s fighting is largely immaterial - it was just a macguffin to begin with. For me, the real meat of the story is what happens between the ropes.
I’ve definitely been impressed by both dudes during this feud. I’d never seen Swagger as a babyface before, and I was delighted to see that he could make such a good connection with the audience and display such fire in the ring. Sure, part of that connection can be chalked up to the patriotic nature of the angle, but if another guy was just thrown in there, I don’t think it would have worked as well.
What’s impressed me most about Rusev is his ability to sell. As a monster heel just trucking through the roster, we didn’t get to see Rusev sell very much until his feud with Swagger. Turns out, the dude’s a much more well-rounded performer than any of us were giving him credit for.
Thumbs up all around.
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