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WWE SummerSlam 2018 Discussion Thread

THE ONE TRUE KING!

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Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns
(Universal Championship)




AJ Styles vs. Samoa Joe
(WWE Championship)




Alexa Bliss vs. Ronda Rousey
(Raw Women's Championship)




Braun Strowman vs. Kevin Owens
(Money In The Bank Contract)




Dolph Ziggler vs. Seth Rollins
(Intercontinental Championship)




Carmella vs. Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair
(SmackDown Women's Championship)




Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Jeff Hardy
(United States Championship)




Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz



Finn Bálor vs. Constable Corbin



The Bludgeon Brothers vs. The New Day
(SmackDown Tag Team Championship)




Cedric Alexander vs. Drew Gulak
(WWE Cruiserweight Championship)




Rusev & Lana vs. Andrade “Cien” Almas & Zelina Vega
(SummerSlam Kickoff Match)




The B-Team vs. The Revival
(Raw Tag Team Championship)
(SummerSlam Kickoff Match)



talk.
 

Cwalker

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It does feel lackluster. I thought maybe it was just me and my deteriorating love for wrestling but I’m not hype for this at all
 
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Chris

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I used lackluster bc I think most of the matches are gonna deliver fine its just I don't care about them like at all, the build up has all been so basic and hasn't got me excited about anything
 
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Cwalker

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Only thing remotely interesting IMO is Bliss/Rousey. And I don’t expect anything great out of that. But everything else seems...recycled.

And I know it’s wrestling and everything is recycled but I’ve seen enough Brock/Roman and Seth/Dolph that I feel like I can skip this show and not miss anything.

Now if Braun were to drop the briefcase to KO then at least there’d be a somewhat interesting wrinkle but that’s unlikely
 

Deezy

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Look at the card on paper and see nothing but good matches....but you watch the build up and you don't care.

Match quality don't mean shit....eat that Meltzer marks.
 

Chris

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Tv ratings not being as important has made them care a lot less about weekly shows and they're just trying to get as much content out there with the network but I think we've all said the past few months that quality > quantity and we don't need this fucking 6 hour summerslam that no one cares about
 
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Deezy

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People watch 6 hours of people talking about football, or hours and hours of tennis and golf.

I'll take Summerslam over that
 

Cwalker

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Even if it’s something you enjoy, personally I think 6 hours straight of anything is excessive.

There are people out there that will watch the LOTR or TDK trilogies in succession and I could never imagine some shit like that
 
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Keith

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People watch 6 hours of people talking about football, or hours and hours of tennis and golf.

I'll take Summerslam over that
Not the same thing. The fans of Tennis and Golf know that those sports have typically long matches and they enjoy them for that. They can drift in and out of those sports and take breaks when nothing's happening. With wrestling people are used to a 3 or 4 hour PPV's with the matches coming regular. If the product was red hot like in the late 90's people wouldn't have a problem with it. But when things ain't so great - less is more.

Pretty much agree with Chris Chris about the card as a whole. But who knows they might surprise me. I remember the last Survivor Series being much better than I expected.
 

Deezy

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Not the same thing. The fans of Tennis and Golf know that those sports have typically long matches and they enjoy them for that. They can drift in and out of those sports and take breaks when nothing's happening. With wrestling people are used to a 3 or 4 hour PPV's with the matches coming regular. If the product was red hot like in the late 90's people wouldn't have a problem with it. But when things ain't so great - less is more.

Pretty much agree with Chris Chris about the card as a whole. But who knows they might surprise me. I remember the last Survivor Series being much better than I expected.
Saying wrestling fans can't do that is preposterous...if a match is shitty I'm going to leave the room and do something else.