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The novice fan doesn’t understand when the word “chemistry” is used to describe your relationship with an opponent. Every step the last couple of years, including the first ever female ironman match in WWE history, you have made this journey with Sasha Banks. How has that chemistry developed and how does it play into taking your matches to incredible heights? (x)

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Wrestling Origins: Luke Harper
[January 13th, 2017]

This is a pretty rad career retrospective on Luke Harper, starting with his evolution from Brodie Lee to becoming a member of The Wyatt Family. Anyone who’s a fan of Harper should check out his work on the indies. Notable favorites of mine are his bouts against Michael Elgin from C*4, Jon Moxley from Evolve, and Claudio Castagnoli in CHIKARA. Harper/Lee (isn’t that an author?) is a longtime favorite, and this quick rundown is a good history on the powerhouse that graces our screens every Thursday night.

FCW Tag Team Champions Leakee and Mike Dalton
[June 15th, 2012]

Isn’t it crazy to think how going from WWE’s developmental circuit to the main roster can take you in any crazy direction? Such is definitely the case for the two wrestlers pictured above. In June of 2012, Leakee and Mike Dalton defeated Corey Graves and Jake Carter for the FCW Tag Team Championships. The duo held the titles together for less than a month, and by the year’s end, Leakee would debut on WWE television as Roman Reigns. Mike Dalton would be rebranded as Tyler Breeze, and would have a bit less success in his main roster run. At least, so far.

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Wrestling Territories before Vince McMahon bought everyone out.  Look at all these.  The tape library will eventually be available on the WWE Network.

The territories were like mobs and unfortunately most of these went down due to a lack of financial forethought, terrible management, and refusal to push younger stars.

Ironically enough, Titan Sports (WWE) wasn’t highly regarded and was considered a small start up.  However, through luck and ruthless business, McMahon managed to reign supreme at the end.

How I envision Roman and Dean hanging out.
  • Dean: *looking up at the stars in his backyard*
  • Roman: *sits next to him*
  • Dean: See those stars over there? *points to the right*
  • Roman: *looks* Yeah.
  • Dean: *puts his arm down* They make a giant dick in the sky...
  • Roman: ...I f*cking hate you, Dean.
  • Dean: Love you too, brotha.
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Joey Ryan proposes mid-match to Laura James
[February 20th, 2016]

Here’s a moment sure to make anybody smile from ear to ear.

While Joey Ryan and Candice LeRae are Wrestling’s Cutest Tag Team, Ryan racked up another accolade in becoming one half of wrestling’s cutest couple. Last night, in the middle of an intergender match in Imperial Beach, California’s FCW, Lucha Underground’s Joey Ryan stopped a match with his girlfriend, Global Force Wrestling’s Laura James, to propose! Although Ryan’s antics are typically ones that are laughed at and have been done to entertain audiences worldwide, this move is one that was as sincere as the sky is blue. Laura James said yes, which may mean that Ryan’s YouPorn Plex and Boob-plex may have to be nixed in future bouts!