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Royal Rumble last night… a review…

So last night, I watched the Royal Rumble. I had no interest in watching the Grammy Awards last night so I skipped it and watched the Rumble instead which was a lot better. I thought it was a pretty damn good Rumble ppv but could have been better. The best matches of the night were the Men’s Rumble and the Women’s Rumble, but the rest of it was too predictable. Most of the ppv was predictable when it comes to the winner but one thing that had unexpected surprises was the Men’s Rumble.

When it comes to the Men’s Rumble match, everybody was expecting either Cena Or Reigns to win. Most every thought Reigns was gonna win the whole thing but the winner turned out to be someone else surprisingly. That winner is a Japanese wrestler by the name of Shinsuke Nakamura. He won the Rumble last night which was actually pretty shocking and unexpecting. WWE did something right for once by giving the Men’s Rumble winner to Nakamura ’cause it’s well deserving and that guy is very talented. So looks like it’s gonna be Nakamura vs. AJ Styles @ WM-34 for the WWE Championship.

They did that ’cause it looks like WWE still wants Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar for ‘Mania 34 and they’ll figure out a way to make it happen still.

During the Men’s Rumble, there were a few surprise one-off returns of past superstars. Rey Mysterio and The Hurricane both made an appearance during the Rumble. I’m sure they’re not back in the WWE full time, just a one-off but it was still awesome to see them, though! That’s all we got in the Men’s rumble when it comes to surprise entrants, just Mysterio and Hurricane Helms. We didn’t get the Undertaker, the Rock, Hulk Hogan, Sting, etc. None of those guys.

As far as the first ever Women’s Rumble goes, I thought it was surprisingly good even though we all knew Asuka would probably win that one and she did. It was still a fun and exciting as hell match. A lot of past female superstars came back as one-offs during the match: Trish Stratus, Lita, Michelle McCool, Jacqueline, Vickie Guerrero, Kelly Kelly, Molly Holly and a few others. I thought the women did a good job. I know the wrestling fans are getting all mad ’cause they’re not gonna like women main eventing a big ppv but hey, I think the women deserve this. In the past, women didn’t get to main event much and I think they finally deserve to.

After the women’s Rumble got over with, we got another big surprise that Ronda Rousey suddenly showed up. She showed up paying tribute to Roddy Piper as you can see in the pic below:

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Ronda Rousey suddenly shows up. #RoyalRumble2018

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Yes, that is really Roddy Pipers jacket she’s wearing. I’ve read somewhere that Ronda is gonna be working for WWE on a full time schedule. She signed a full-time contract so she’s definitely not a one-off. She’ll be a part of the new women’s division now. I’m not a big fan of Ronda’s liberal politics but I’m still a fan of her. I’ve always liked Ronda and think she’ll be good for WWE. Ronda paid tribute to Piper ’cause she’s not just a fan, her and Piper were lifelong best friends. So this means we have two former UFC stars in WWE now. Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey which is cool, in my opinion. Ronda is already getting a lot of haters of her being in WWE now, but give her a chance. Don’t be so quick to judge. She’s new and I think she’s gonna have a great run.

Kev

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Is Asuka finally on her way to main roster in WWE????

WWE NXT superstar, Asuka has been performing in NXT for a few years now. I think she made her NXT debut in 2016 and ever since then, she’s been sparking a lot of buzz and getting so much popularity this soon. Why? Simply because she’s an amazing performer and wrestler. She’s been an undefeated NXT Women’s champion for a long while and now she’s given up the belt.

http://www.wwe.com/shows/wwenxt/article/asuka-relinquishes-nxt-womens-title

Why? This is a huge sign that WWE is finally moving her to the main roster. Very soon, I think we’re gonna see her either on RAW or Smackdown Live. Asuka is gonna be a big star in WWE, she’s also Wrestlemania bound for sure.

I’m trying to watch more NXT just for her. If they put her on Smackdown Live, I’ll watch SD Live just for her but I hope they put her on Monday Night RAW, though. I want to see her have matches against Sasha Banks, Nia Jax and Bayley.

When WWE do move Asuka to the main roster, I hope they don’t change her theme song as heard above ’cause the theme song suits her perfectly.

This is how WWE decides their superstars for the main roster; that’s what they use NXT for. Any stars on NXT that sparks a lot of popularity, they get moved to the main roster… this is how WWE is finding all the new stars. NXT is where guys like Bray Wyatt, Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Finn Balor, etc. all came from.

To all you wrestling fans reading this blog, you’re gonna love Asuka trust me. Most WWE Divas can’t wrestle… most women wrestlers pull hair and slap each other but Asuka can actually wrestle. She’s impressive in the ring. She reminds me of the Ultimate Warrior a little bit.

Can’t wait to see Asuka on the main roster… she’s gonna get popularity real fast.

Kev

When are we going to see Asuka on RAW or Smackdown Live??? She’s getting a lot of attention on NXT…

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I know I’m late getting into NXT wrestling but late is better than never. I just started watching finally out of curiosity to see what it’s about. What NXT is, it’s a wrestling show from WWE in which Triple H is in charge of. NXT was founded by legends Triple H and Dusty Rhodes. NXT is a a third wrestling brand for young wrestling rookies where they could get their start in pro wrestling. That’s where all these new wrestler superstars on RAW/Smackdown Live are coming, from they’ve come from NXT.

I’ve just started watching NXT on WWE Network ’cause that’s the only place where you can watch NXT is on the Network, WWE’s own streaming service. I’m glad I started watching NXT ’cause it’s good stuff really. Which is no surprise since NXT is owned by Triple H and that man seems to know what he’s doing running his own shows.

The reason I started watching is ’cause this wrestling character by the name of Asuka caught my attention. She’s a Japanese wrestler. She’s currently NXT Women’s Champion and she’s been undefeated for a while. I’m impressed by her look, her image and her gimmick is supercool too. I guess I have a huge thing for Asian women ’cause I love ’em. Most importantly, she’s also a very talented wrestler. Most female wrestlers in WWE don’t do much in the ring but Asuka is pretty technical. She does way more than slap, punch, pull hair and kick.

Asuka is getting a lot of attention on NXT and she’s already getting so many fans. I’ve watched NXT Takeover and she definitely caught my attention and I’m already a fan of hers. So this weekend, I’ve started watching older NXT shows just so I can watch more of her. The more I watch of Asuka and I only saw two matches of hers so far, the more I think she’s going to be something special in the WWE. You’re looking at the next icon… she could be bigger than Sable, Trish Stratus, Lita, Chyna, etc.

Asuka needs to be on RAW or Smackdown Live soon and I think she will. I haven’t watched Smackdown in many years but if they put her on there, I’ll watch Smackdown for her but if they put her on RAW that’ll be cool. Hopefully they put her on RAW/Smackdown ’cause she deserves to be on the next Wrestlemania card.

Charlotte, Bayley and Sasha Banks maybe getting a lot of attention on RAW/Smackdown Live lately but once Asuka comes around, they’ll be quickly forgotten. Asuka is one star wrestling fans should look out for. I’m going to watch more Asuka matches on NXT tonight.

Kev