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YOU CALLED THE COPS FOR WHAT? ROAD STORY WITH DIBIASE…

As I write this, I just heard about an independent wrestler in Florida calling the police after a match because he got punched in the eye.

WHAT???

This is only one of the things wrong with wrestling today.

Steelhorse Vachon. I only mention this name because it’s all over the Internet. A 6’5″ 280 lb. “monster” got punched in the eye by a hellova wrestler from England by the name of Tommy Taylor. After viewing the match and watching you drop all your weight carelessly on the guy’s back, you’re lucky he didn’t take your eye out, “Steelhorse.” I’ve seen this guy before. I could have sworn he was in FCW at one time. It’s no wonder he was cut. (After further review, he did come in for a couple try out camps but was a complete goof!)  Tommy Taylor was in FCW as well and is extremely talented. I wish I could give you a reason why some talent is released and others continue to ‘take up space’ but it is something that confused and befuddled some of us for a long time…

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ENJOY THE SHOW…

I have a horrible disease.  Seems like I’ve had this terrible affliction my entire life.  It’s known as “cantkeepmymouthshut.” I know others who suffer with this same disease. Some deal with it in various ways while most of us have yet to find a cure or solution.

I seem to have struck a nerve with a few people with my last blog.  I realize I wear my heart on my sleeve and can rub people wrong with my thoughts and opinions.  It’s a habit I can’t seem to shake.  From taking a calculated risk (that didn’t work out so well) by letting someone know they came off like a “Flaming A-hole” in their introduction speech to talent, to saying that professional wrestling has always had it’s share of gimmicks and entertainment aspects even when the old timers were clinging to the belief that it was ‘pure sport’ with maybe a little showmanship thrown in, I just can’t seem to please anybody…

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WHY SO SERIOUS? iT’S JUST WRESTLING…

You can’t play the hero if you don’t know the lines. And nobody gets out alive…NOBODY!

I watched the Christmas Eve RAW a couple days after it aired and wondered what all the fuss was about.  Alberto Del Rio ran over Santa.  Ricardo was crying.  John Cena valiantly and indignantly confronted Del Rio and Santa granted a “Miracle on 34th Street Fight Match” in that very ring on RAW, tonight!

Christmas Eve.  Santa’s handing out presents and gets hit by a car.  Plausible.  The cops were obviously on top of things because the official yellow crime scene tape was keeping any pedestrians from lurking about…At least we got updates on Santa’s condition throughout the night. Prior to the match he actually started clicking his toes together to prove miracles do happen!

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HAVE A GREAT CHRISTMAS!

I feel like I had the best of both worlds being born in west Texas then moving at 10 years old to east Texas.  I got to see Dory and Terry Funk at the beginning of their career and saw many others who were great but I didn’t realize they were top stars everywhere they went. The Amarillo territory had a studio wrestling show that aired on Saturday afternoons with a cast of colorful characters.  While I appreciated their talent at the time, once I got in the business I appreciated their contributions even more.  As a kid watching they made me believe and want to do what they did.

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CASTING CALL # 2 AND AMELIA’S LAW

CASTING CALL AT NEXT LEVEL TRAINING!

WHERE:
Next Level Training Facility
11210 Outlet Dr
Knoxville, TN 37932

CONTACT:
Devin Driscoll  865-789-2830

WHEN: Saturday, December 15, 2012.

TIME: 1-4 PM

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TIMING AND TRANSITION PERIOD SHOULD BE A GOOD THING…

It’s great seeing the next wave of developmental stars get a chance to shine on the big stage.  The only constant is change and new talent is the life blood of pro wrestling/sports entertainment.

With so much free wrestling on TV and a monthly PPV, I have to wonder how live event attendance is holding up.  I also wonder who would want to enter the pro wrestling/sports entertainment business and what their expectations are these days.

Watching RAW and Smack Down on TV does look exciting…bright lights, music, pyro, screaming fans.  It looks glamorous and appear as though it’s a rock star’s life.  For some, no doubt.

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