JC’s Top Rope Report: The RAW Truth Review For 9.22.14

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Mr. Grand Theft Auto Seth Rollins

After a recap of last night’s main event, Dean Ambrose came out. Ambrose proclaimed that he was not dead. He said the WWE’s ugly step child was back. He said he’s been a little loopy since the last time they saw him. He replayed the incident and said he was kind of flattered that The Authority would go to such great lengths to get rid of him. He said he will hold a grudge and is sick of The Authority protecting Seth Rollins. He said tonight he is The Authority and isn’t leaving until he gets his hands on Seth Rollins. Ambrose grabbed a chair and sat in the ring.

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My Thoughts: WWE Night Of Champions 9.21.14 (John Cena, Brock Lesnar, Dean Ambrose, Dolph Ziggler)

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#1~ Pre-Show Thought: Christian and Chris Jericho was just terrible. I hate to say it but it’s getting to a point where Chris Jericho should probably quit while he’s ahead.

#2~ It’s amazing how much The Usos have chemistry with almost every tag team they faced. A good opening match but also a lot of the same spots we’ve seen in the numerous matches these two teams have had. I expected Gold & Stardust would win the titles here but I hoped they wouldn’t. Nothing against the Dust brothers but as I said before, The Usos are so good with whoever they face and were on a great title run. We’ll see what Gold & Stardust can do now.

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Podcast: Night OF Champions 2014 Preview & Predictions

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Matt Harrak, Justin Czerwonka, Cameron Dougharty & the debuting SmackDown correspondent Heather Miller discuss the past week in the world of pro-wrestling as well as give you their thoughts and predictions for Sunday’s Night of Champions PPV!

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Quick Hits: Total Divas S3 E2 – “Mo’ Marriage, Mo’ Problems”

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- I thought John Cena handled that rather well. I can tell you right now that he’s just pissed about the lying.

- “You mean how I have sex for kickpads?” – Awesome line from Bryan.

- Rosa Mendes is definitely a nice addition. At least visually.

- I know Trinity is trying to make Cameron feel better but what she’s saying is quite possible. Diesel was Shawn Michaels “bodyguard” and ended up winning the WWF Championship first. Cameron ABSOLUTELY needs a ton of training but this will at least keep her on TV.

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Quick Hits: Total Divas S3 E1 – “Eggs Over Freezing”

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- Nice job leading off this season with a recap of WrestleMania 30. It gives the viewer a reasonable timeline of where this season picks up.

- Since when did lingerie become suitable for ANY sort of family invitation?

- It’s really cool to see Rosa Mendes clean and sober but Nattie’s right. It’s all about suits and conservation dresses when backstage at the “Corporation” even when they encourage racy when on TV.

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JC’s Top Rope Report: The RAW Truth Review For 9.15.14

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Be A Star John!

RAW started with Paul Heyman in the ring. Heyman said he is here to give us a preview of what will happen at Night of Champions. Heyman hummed Cena’s music then mocked kids cheering for him. Then said his client Brock Lesnar will come down. He said people could boo if they want but Lesnar will give them more to boo about this Sunday. John Cena then came out. Cena asked Heyman where Lesnar was. Heyman stumbled around the question. Cena said he told Heyman last week that if Lesnar wasn’t here he was going to fight him. Heyman said if it is a fight Cena wants it is a fight Cena will get. Heyman introduced Lesnar but then laughed. Heyman said Lesnar’s private plane was delayed but he will be here. Heyman said he thinks he knew Lesnar’s plane was delayed and called out Lesnar now because he knew he wasn’t here. Heyman applauded Cena for playing the hero character so well. Heyman tried to leave but Cena stopped him. Cena said if Lesnar isn’t here in 80 minutes he will kick Heyman’s ass. Cena said he didn’t trust Heyman and put him in a headlock all the way to the back.

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My Thoughts: WWE RAW 9.15.14 (Brock Lesnar, John Cena, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins)

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#1~ There’s definitely something wrong when its a special event when the WWE World Heavyweight Champion shows up for WORK!

#2~ I wonder why Kane is considered “Corporate Kane” now but not when he was in the Corporation stable during the Attitude Era… Is it just the elbow pads and slacks? He’s definitely had a very strange Hall Of Fame career.

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