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We Ranked: 5 Ways WWE Should Utilize The Legends On WWE Raw

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5. Big Show/Omos Staredown

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WWE’s booking of Omos has been a lot of fun so far, having him be the muscle for AJ Styles has added a lot to AJ’s overall character and gimmick, allowing him to be a little cockier and more arrogant. That’s because there is nobody around that is the same size of Omos…until tonight.

That’s because Big Show is set to be part of the show, and having him back up a member of the roster at ringside while AJ competes tonight would be a fun equalizer. This could eventually lead to a face-off, and WWE could either pull the trigger on Omos finally getting properly physical, or it could simply be a tease.


Big Show is all about putting over the future of WWE, which is something he has done a lot in recent years, so seeing him take a couple of bumps for the young upcoming star is a possibility.

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Match Of The Month: The Top 10 WWE Matches (February, 2021)

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Santos Escobar vs. Karrion Kross (NXT, 2/24/21)

So far in his WWE career, Santos Escobar has been used in cruiserweight style matches featuring a lot of flips and fast-paced wrestling, which has been very entertaining. He’s a great in-ring talent, but his recent street fight with Kariron Kross allowed him to showcase a different side to himself.


The match was hard-hitting, starting out in the back, with Kross attacking the Cruiserweight Champion and brawling with the rest of Legado del Fantasma, before making their way back to ringside. They made the most of the environment and put in some nice bumps and unique ideas that haven’t been done before in NXT.

It kept Kross looking very strong all while making Santos Escobar look brilliant as well, with the match really serving its purpose to perfection.

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Break It Down: Ranking Every Major Wrestling TV Show (Week #7)

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The good thing about WWE SmackDown is that even when the show isn’t at its best, it’s at least clear to see what direction the storylines are heading in. The work with Seth Rollins and Cesaro continue this week, which was enjoyable, and it was all put together well.

The six-man tag team main event didn’t quite deliver as well as it should have given the talent involved, but it certainly set up some excitement for the show. Roman Reigns and Edge continued their great work as of late, and it seems set that this is the direction we are heading for WrestleMania.


Apollo Crews gaining a little more grit and edge to his character is also a welcomed decision, and while him vs. Big E has been played out a lot, it is nice to at least see his character change. The show was okay, but nothing special.

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WWE Network Recap: ‘WWE The Day Of’ Royal Rumble 2021

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The following is a recap of the new ‘WWE The Day Of’ special that dropped on the WWE Network (LINK) today, taking us behind the scenes of the 2021 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view. 

The show opened with classic clips of Pat Patterson talking about how much everyone loves the Royal Rumble and the process behind how he came up with the match. “We’re always trying to be creative and do something that’s never been done.” He had to convince Vince McMahon that it was going to work as he didn’t initially believe it was viable. Patterson also told a story about “Nature Boy” Ric Flair coming through the curtain in ’92 after winning the world title “crying like a baby” and hugging him.


Edge and Christian were shown arriving at the ThunderDome for the 2021 Royal Rumble. They actually shared a dressing room for the show, I imagine for the first time since Edge retired.

Edge talked about the Rumble being based in fan interaction and the challenges of adapting to the pandemic. Now there’s a lot of going out and trying something, then going back and looking on social media to see the reactions and if it worked.

Christian said he’s been asked for years literally everywhere he goes if he’ll ever wrestle another match. Until six months ago he genuinely thought the answer was no, and didn’t like the idea that the last time fans ever saw him would be that segment where Randy Orton punted him.

Damian Priest said the Royal Rumble was his favorite WWE event of the entire year going back to watching as a little kid. “It’s the dream, man. I think part of the process of achieving your dreams is just making it to the company. … In NXT I was one in the back thinking I don’t know if I belong here sometimes, because there’s so much talent, and I don’t know if I can hang. But I figured out a way to belong, and a way to excel. That’s my goal here.”

Shane Helms was asked if he was nervous coming back, but said he was never a person to get a lot of nerves before a big moment. He talked about being a backstage guy now and enjoying every opportunity he has to help someone achieve their goals, but when he sees that ring or walks into the arena there’s a little voice in the back of his head going “you can do it one more time!” Helms said he was okay if his in-ring career ends in the Royal Rumble because it’s his favorite event of all time.

Bad Bunny was shown rehearsing his song with Booker T, which they apparently did in one take. He met various Superstars backstage including Charlotte Flair, who talked about being able to understand Spanish but getting super nervous trying to speak it in front of people. Bunny admitted he was the same with English.

Torrie Wilson said the best part about coming back is seeing all her old friends and the people she watches on TV now. She was really excited to get in the ring with Bianca Belair, calling her a “badass”.

Carlito didn’t know what to expect as obviously this year’s Rumble was very different than any before it, but he was excited to make his walk down a WWE ramp for the first time in ten years. They showed footage of him winning the Intercontinental Championship. “I’m excited to mix it up with the young ones, the old-timers, everybody. It’s what I came for, to compete with everybody. I’m proud to be one of the surprise entrants. Hopefully some people will be happy about it, and some will remember who I was.”

Victoria opened up about her doubts and the pressure she put on herself to be perfect and have an amazing match. She said she was very nervous to meet all the new girls in the locker room, but they were very warm and nice to her and she seemed to be having a great time visiting.

Seth Rollins reiterated that the Rumble is the most fan-interactive WWE event of the year, so he hoped they were able to connect with the fans and bring them something exciting, as well as keep up the energy for the performers in the ring who don’t have live fans to feed off.

Ember Moon said a lot of the same things we’ve already heard but you can tell she’s such a huge fan and is serious when she talks about wanting to headline WrestleMania since she was a kid, watching her favorites point at the sign after winning the Royal Rumble year after year.

An awesome video package recapped the Women’s Royal Rumble match with all the important moments, surprise entrants and eliminations until it came down to the final three.

An emotional Montez Ford was shown backstage watching Bianca Belair win the match. When she came back through the curtain all the producers and women in the match gave her a standing ovation and chanted “EST! EST!” but she went straight to Montez and as she said, “sat in that moment together”.

Bianca also had a moment with Triple H where he hugged her and told her that he believed in her, and that “this is only the first step.” She also spoke to Ric Flair who congratulated her with a big smile on his face and when she admitted she didn’t know what to do next, he said, “This is the real deal. It’s like winning the Super Bowl. You enjoy it.”

Big E paid tribute to Brodie Lee as they showed off the special New Day gear they were all wearing in his memory. Xavier Woods showed the different Brodie poses they had and explained them to Ruby Riott. Big E had to walk off camera, and Woods broke down nearly crying and said “I just miss my friend….”

Much like the women’s match, they ran a video package recapping the highlights from the Men’s Royal Rumble match, interspersed with comments from the performers throughout.

An emotional Edge talked about winning the match and how important it was for him to do it on the same night that his best friend Christian returned, just like him, after being told he would never wrestle again.

“It means a lot. I assumed this was all done. If you had told me four years ago that I would be in the Royal Rumble, going in first and winning it to go to WrestleMania… I still feel like I need to pinch myself. Next to my family, that means the most to me.” … “If you wrote this as a script for Hollywood they’d say it was impossible, that it could never happen. Yet here we are. I don’t get it, and I think I’m going to stop trying to get it, and just enjoy it. It’s happening, and it’s awesome.”

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