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10 Iconic Wrestling Images That Show History Repeating

Haven't I seen you somewhere before?

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Jim Cornette reckoned that it was safe to recycle an idea in wrestling approximately once every seven years, but Jim Cornette's reckoned a lot of stuff lately so it's a shame the good stuff ends up drowning like Braun Strowman in a swamp fight.

When the 'Prince Of Polyester' was almost universally beloved for takes such as the above, it was in the year 2000, when he was predicting that John Cena and Batista would main event WrestleMania in five years. The wrestling legend knew and knows his wrestling sh*t, and it's a genuine shame that a series of confused and difficult personal biases have resulted in the objective being lost to his hypocritical subjectivity in recent years.

He wants wrestling to repeat what works, even though there's equal evidence that the genre constantly needs to move and evolve. It feels as though he's rooted in this belief more than ever because of clicks and the toxic discourse following a snitch tag, again making a nonsense of a half-decent philosophy. Wrestling's uniqueness means that the hits can be played louder and somehow sound different, as was the case these reimagined moments...

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We Need To Talk About Kevin (Nash). Michael can be found in articles or on podcasts extolling the virtues of New Generation WWF, New Japan Pro Wrestling or the new WWE angle they definitely definitely won’t ruin this time.