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5 Most Insane Things Happening In Wrestling Right Now (Jan 4)

Where's The Beef?

Absolutely Intense Wrestling

Unprecedented in how unreal the in-ring aspect is right now, we still need more from pro wrestling for the industry to reach the great, holistic heights of the late 20th century.

We need better commentary across the board. Mauro Ranallo drips passion and generates a huge big fight feel, but his word play is dreadful. He referred to WarGames as the "Chamber of Horrors", for f*ck's sake. He's one TakeOver away from describing Ricochet as the Man Gravity Forgot, forgetting that PAC already bears that nickname. "Like a talented rapper in a helicopter, Ricochet is fly!" is the sort of b*llocks he comes out with. The cringe factor undermines a commentator who would be a categorical 10/10, if he could help himself from turning it all the way up to 11.

We need better promos, which could be handily achieved by firing about 25 people. We need better backstage human personnel, as opposed to the expensive robots assembled immediately prior to the backstage segments on RAW.

We need Vince McMahon to sit the next few plays out, champ.

What we need from wrestling, most of all, is competition to awake the North American mainstream from its slumber - and there's a new billionaire in the mix at the helm of a genuine game-changer of a development...

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