From Reader Dave
Thanks for the email Dave. Iâ<80><99>d like to start by saying that I didnâ<80><99>t clarify in my column that I did enjoy the angle they did at the end of Raw last week by â<80><9c>taking the show off the airâ<80> toward the end of the Orton/HHH match. However, this is NOT something that I want to see on a consistent basis. I understand that they are creating heat for Regal, but my issue is that they are doing it at the expense of quality wrestling. I never said that guys should be putting on 5 star matches before they create solid characters. I agree with the opposite. What I said was that I donâ<80><99>t like to see what could be great matches being short-changed by having the lights turned off.
From John Bennett
This is the major issue for me that Chris Cash and I highlighted on the Voice of Wrestling Monday night. I understand how the angle is generating heat on William Regal, and it is definitely creating the effect that management wants, but the question is, will people want to tune in next week when they know they are most likely going to see more of the same thing?
From Mark Scully
I donâ<80><99>t really see this as WWE screwing The Undertaker every time he has a title run. If you remember, the last time he had the title an injury forced him to relinquish it. WWE had plans for him to have a long title run, but again his injury prevented that from happening. This time around of course itâ<80><99>s different, but I donâ<80><99>t see Undertaker being stripped of the title for very long. I think this is a way of keeping Edge in the title scene since he has lost to Taker twice now. Hopefully the roster draft (if it happens) will bring fresh talent over to Smackdown to feud with the Dead Man. Lord knows we canâ<80><99>t sit through another Taker/Mark Henry program. In fact Iâ<80><99>m not sure Mark Henry can sit at all.
From Brent Garrison
From Simon Phipps
I agree. I really do love the way Regal is playing the character right now. Very subtle. I have always enjoyed Regal’s character work.
From Ryan Turner
Thanks for reminding me, I forgot to include that in my review, but yes I was also very surprised at how quiet the crowd was last night. Canadian crowds are usually hot all night long. Maybe they were too busy searching for their flashlights 😉
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