Not-the-Weekend News



Hello everyone! As you can see, Lambert and I are finally going head to head in our TNA/WWE debate, so I’m afraid that due to space considerations, I have no Asshole’s Opinions on the conclusion of the draft lottery. The debate should be fun, though I apologize for the AIM transcript, as it is a staple of lazy column writing. However, this AIM conversation was for the sole purpose of doing our columns, so I think it still counts.


WWE vs. TNA

First of all, if you didn’t yet read Part One in Lambert’s column , go do that. I’ll wait here. Part Two begins here, as we discuss the secondary champions of each promotion. Once again, the key:

AMPLine4Life = Lambert
GoldenAce 007 = Campbell

AMPLine4Life: secondary champs?
GoldenAce 007: surely
GoldenAce 007: you’ve got Daniels as the X Champ
GoldenAce 007: I’ve got Jordan: U.S., Carlito: IC, London: Cruiser
AMPLine4Life: this is an easy one
GoldenAce 007: and Trish: Women’s, I suppose
AMPLine4Life: Daniels rules all
GoldenAce 007: yes
GoldenAce 007: he is awesome
AMPLine4Life: Jordan is horrible in the ring and on the mic
GoldenAce 007: and it’s about damn time he got that title
GoldenAce 007: Jordan is worthless
GoldenAce 007: he only got that title because of his proximity heat from JBL
AMPLine4Life: Carlito is good on the mic but i havent seen much of him in the ring (mainly because hes been on Smackdown, and I dont watch that)
GoldenAce 007: yeah…Carlito isn’t great shakes in the ring
AMPLine4Life: London faces Chavo every week and it always ends in a run in
GoldenAce 007: which is a damn shame
GoldenAce 007: cuz we both know London can go
AMPLine4Life: agreed
GoldenAce 007: however, we now have the potential for some awesome matches with the addition of the 3 Luchadores
AMPLine4Life: the most stereo-typical luchadores at that
GoldenAce 007: yeah…that’s pretty terrible, I’ll admit
GoldenAce 007: good lord
GoldenAce 007: well, I have yet to blown away by the Cruiserweight division, because they still work “WWE Style”
GoldenAce 007: but I know they have it in them
AMPLine4Life: and the only way to catch them is saturday night at 10 or 11
GoldenAce 007: but bringing in Juvi, Psicosis, & Super Crazy gives me hope
AMPLine4Life: (JBL eliminated Benoit with a DDT)
AMPLine4Life: Ya, as long as Psicosis keeps his mask on
GoldenAce 007: didn’t he already take it off?
GoldenAce 007: and hey, the DDT is still a viable finisher
GoldenAce 007: *cough*RAVEN*cough*
GoldenAce 007: 😀
AMPLine4Life: set myself up for that one
GoldenAce 007: hehe
GoldenAce 007: you set ’em up, I’ll knock ’em down!
GoldenAce 007: anyway
GoldenAce 007: I love the X-Division
AMPLine4Life: but lets face. you have to combine the mic skills of Carlito, the in ring work of London and ummm the nothingness of Jordan
GoldenAce 007: it’s exciting & innovative
AMPLine4Life: and then youre still short of Daniels
GoldenAce 007: yeah….and they still don’t equal Daniels
GoldenAce 007: it truly baffles me that he was never picked up by the big leagues
AMPLine4Life: Do you really think he would be anything in WWE?
GoldenAce 007: it’s hard to say
GoldenAce 007: a lot of people in WWE have gotten over in spite of their lack of push
AMPLine4Life: I think he could do good on Raw in a feud with Shelton
GoldenAce 007: yeah
GoldenAce 007: I think so
GoldenAce 007: I think Shelton could take some lessons from him on the mic
AMPLine4Life: but he would be lost in the shuffle on Smackdown until they get their cruiser division straight
GoldenAce 007: yeah…which may never happen
AMPLine4Life: Thats why im going to feel bad for Christian in the coming months
GoldenAce 007: why is that?
AMPLine4Life: Christian is like Daniels to me
GoldenAce 007: hmmm…yeah, good comparison
AMPLine4Life: too good to be a cruiser in WWE, not good enough to be a heavyweight
GoldenAce 007: well, not BIG enough anyway
AMPLine4Life: well, good enough by our standards but not McMahonds
GoldenAce 007: but it could still happen
GoldenAce 007: vis a vis Jericho, Benoit, Eddie
GoldenAce 007: if anyone can break through, I think it’s Christian
AMPLine4Life: Jericho, man talk about a fall off
GoldenAce 007: yeah, seriously
AMPLine4Life: and I love Jericho. He was the one person to sign my Y2J Jersey when I went to Raw
GoldenAce 007: nice
AMPLine4Life: but lets wrap this up. Daniels rules anything the WWE has to offer right now in the seconadry rankings
GoldenAce 007: yes
AMPLine4Life: finally, Tag Champs
GoldenAce 007: okay
GoldenAce 007: shit…I don’t even know who TNA’s are right now
GoldenAce 007: but I’ve got the Superheroes and MNM
AMPLine4Life: The Naturals son
AMPLine4Life: they are on their way too
GoldenAce 007: ah
GoldenAce 007: yeah, I kinda like them
AMPLine4Life: theyve gotten over (maybe in light to Candidos death)
AMPLine4Life: they are good in the ring
GoldenAce 007: :-
AMPLine4Life: and they now have Jimmy Hart on their side
GoldenAce 007: and that never hurts
AMPLine4Life: MNMs biggest pop comes when Melina does her split entrance
GoldenAce 007: rightfully so 😀
AMPLine4Life: and Superheroes biggest pop is when Stacy does her entrance
GoldenAce 007: ditto
GoldenAce 007: and if the Naturals came in with a hot chick instead of Jimmy Hart, it would be the same for them
AMPLine4Life: lol
GoldenAce 007: hehe
AMPLine4Life: but its sad that WWE has to put a hot chick with these teams to get them over
GoldenAce 007: sadly, it’s the nature of the marks
GoldenAce 007: well…yeah
AMPLine4Life: I havent seen MNM in the ring too much because theyve been wrestling Haas and Holly for weeks
AMPLine4Life: and I dont want to see Holly stiff the kids the entire match
GoldenAce 007: I hate that man
AMPLine4Life: I like Hurricane and Rosey but they are going know where wrestling The heart Throbs weekly
GoldenAce 007: yeah…the Heart Throbs have yet to really impress me
GoldenAce 007: though they certainly play their gimmicks well
GoldenAce 007: hehe
GoldenAce 007: I don’t know if that’s a good thing or a bad thing
AMPLine4Life: lol
AMPLine4Life: probably bad
GoldenAce 007: yeah, probably
AMPLine4Life: although they do play Rock Paper Scissors to see who starts, something i was a fan of when Hall and Nash did it
GoldenAce 007: yeah, that’s great stuff
GoldenAce 007: so…the tag divisions…..I dunno
GoldenAce 007: this one is a tough call
GoldenAce 007: because I don’t think any of the 3 divisions in question are very deep right now
AMPLine4Life: agreed
GoldenAce 007: but they all have the potential to be exciting
AMPLine4Life: TNA has Naturals, AMW, Canada, and 3LK
AMPLine4Life: although Shane and Shelly seem to be pairing up
GoldenAce 007: plus the jobber teams
AMPLine4Life: and the sometime teams
AMPLine4Life: like Outlaw and Brown
GoldenAce 007: yeah
GoldenAce 007: or the New Age Outlaws, if they EVER pull the trigger on that
AMPLine4Life: lord knows im with you on that
AMPLine4Life: WWE needs to have Raw be the tag division and SD be the Womens/Cruiser division
GoldenAce 007: now, I can’t completely rate the WWE tag divisions because who knows where they’ll be after the final draft trades
GoldenAce 007: or bring back the Cruiserweight tag straps for Smackdown
AMPLine4Life: didnt WCW do that?
GoldenAce 007: yeah
GoldenAce 007: right at the end
GoldenAce 007: AJ Styles was in that tournament!
AMPLine4Life: aka, desperation
GoldenAce 007: it was an awesome division, for the month or so that it lasted
AMPLine4Life: lol

And there you have it. Let us know what you thought of this week’s debate, and if you’d like to see more.


The Adventure of Links

YES! THE TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF ROSS WILLIAMS!

Hatton’s Rabble
has quickly become a must-read.

When he writes a column, Gordi always gets a pimp.

Eric S and Hevia always have some good stuff.

Gloomchen. Enough
said.

Mathan and
Tim have your
DC goodness.

I’ve got no comic reviews until next week, so keep your eyes open for those on Thursday.


Let me know what you thought via e-mail or IM, and I’ll see you here in two weeks.

AIM = GoldenAce 007