The in-ring promo Bobby Lashley did on the 12/19 ECW show, which did him no favors, is another example of rushing talent. Lashley, from a promo standpoint, is nowhere close to being ready for a main event spot. One person in the middle of all this said, “Bobby is another casualty of the preposterous expectations that creative has in terms of workers. He doesn’t have experience or confidence in his own promos yet, yet he’s in the top slot. Way too premature. Then again, most decisions these days are becoming increasingly impulsive.”
While counting the top 10 moments in WWE for 2006, WWE.com listed Kurt Angle’s release from the company in the fourth place. Never mentioning Angle’s plans to join TNA soon after his release, the write-up did take a shot at Angle’s actions. “He thanked WWE, its Chairman, and the fans for their support, then reiterated that it was time to rest and spend time with his family,” the story says. “The rest period and quality family time lasted less than three weeks.” Ouch.