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    Posted: 03/March/2020 at 10:59
So we know this is happening as they are building for it and I'll be damned if I'm gonna let Adders start the thread on it; LOL especially as he'll name the thread gay ass "storyline" instead of "feud." If the feud is moved to a different show then I'll simply move this thread to a new section. 

A.J. has spent the past couple weeks mentioning legends and one of them was Undertaker; then of course they had a tangle in the Gauntlet Match at Super Showdown. Then last night on Raw A.J. started calling out Taker on the mic and pinned Aleister Black by crossing his arms old school Undertaker style in that gauntlet match. 

The one special thing about this is that it is an absolute dream match that has a potential to steal the show. Remember that Undertaker, while the first thing one might think of is him fighting monsters or other big men, can actually wrestle and wrestle well when the situation warrants it. He has had great matches with people of A.J.'s size and areal style such as in his matches with CM Punk, Edge, Shawn Michaels, or Randy Orton, or with mat wrestlers like Ric Flair or Bret Hart. I am also glad that Undertaker appears to not only be in a (likely) WrestleMania match, as he seemed missing last year, but that it is going to be against a worthy opponent, as there have been times where's I've felt Undertaker has been wasted. It can not be stressed enough that this is a dream match. 

Now I am officially waiting for one day when A.J. is in the ring either talking or wrestling and that bell tolls. 
  


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Originally posted by Kondor Kondor wrote:

So we know this is happening as they are building for it and I'll be damned if I'm gonna let Adders start the thread on it; LOL especially as he'll name the thread gay ass "storyline" instead of "feud." If the feud is moved to a different show then I'll simply move this thread to a new section.

A 'fued' is something in real life where two people hate each other. A 'storyline' is something scripted in the entertainment history. That's why I used storyline not fued for titles. If it came out that for example Vince Mcmahon hates Paul Heyman and only keeps him employed because others like him, I would start a Vince Mcmahon & Paul Heyman Fued thread. Hope that explains it Big smile


Undies has to appear at the Elimination Chamber costing AJ a match for a second time.

I hope that Styles gets to give Taker his second loss, but I don't think Brock will like sharing that feat.
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I hope that Styles gets to give Taker his second loss, but I don't think Brock will like sharing that feat.

Taker has already lost twice at mania - to Brock and to Reigns.


Anyways regardless of the outcome Styles v Taker for me is a great mania match.

I do like how Black is involved in this storyline as i feel he should be the next Undertaker (ish) sort of character that rarely changes gimmick but is always over and commands respect from everyone.

He has the look and the ability its all down to booking. The crowds seem to love him and if he is booked well they will grow on him like they did in NXT.




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Originally posted by Kondor Kondor wrote:

So we know this is happening as they are building for it and I'll be damned if I'm gonna let Adders start the thread on it; LOL especially as he'll name the thread gay ass "storyline" instead of "feud." If the feud is moved to a different show then I'll simply move this thread to a new section.

A 'fued' is something in real life where two people hate each other. A 'storyline' is something scripted in the entertainment history. That's why I used storyline not fued for titles. If it came out that for example Vince Mcmahon hates Paul Heyman and only keeps him employed because others like him, I would start a Vince Mcmahon & Paul Heyman Fued thread. Hope that explains it Big smile

You already had your one time to be right about something for this year; now you go back to being utterly clueless about wrestling once again. 

No, a "feud" is where two people or two tag teams hate each other within the confines of the... "storyline" or wrestling angle. For example, in 1987 Hulk Hogan and Andre The Giant were feuding over the title. THE TERM "FEUD" HAS BEEN USED IN PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING FOR AGES. For example, in the 80's the Von Erichs and the Fabulous Freebirds were feuding in World Class Wrestling in Texas. Of course it is in a storyline; but "feud" is a much better way to describe a situation where the wrestlers have a rivalry with each other. It doesn't matter if it's scripted or not and it doesn't matter if they love or hate each other in real life or not. Because what you miss is that the term "feud" is a part of the kayfabe in itself.   

A "feud" is a much better way to name a thread title concerning a wrestling feud. 

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I hope that Styles gets to give Taker his second loss, but I don't think Brock will like sharing that feat.

#Heel is right that it will be a great match regardless. But Undertaker should win. But if he were to lose, as #Heel said it would be his third.


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I think this is one The Undertaker can win. AJ Styles is being positioned similarly to how Shawn Michaels was used in his later years, AJ is a respected veteran who can work a great match and gets enough key wins to keep him relevant near the top of the card, but I think his role will now become more and more to put over top babyface talent. 

It's said Styles was one of the names Undertaker submitted on a list to Vince McMahon of current talent he wants to work with before he retires from in ring competition. 

As long as AJ can look competitive against Taker and produce a decent match it will do him no damage to take the loss.


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Originally posted by Fletch Fletch wrote:

As long as AJ can look competitive against Taker and produce a decent match it will do him no damage to take the loss.

I fully agree. As said I want this to be a great match and I want both competitors to have offense and look strong. I am hoping for the perfect combination of mat wrestling, hard strikes, and aerial maneuvers that I know it can be, just like Taker's matches with Shawn Michaels. I can't say enough times that this will be a classic. 

A WrestleMania loss to Undertaker is never a disgrace; to anyone. 

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Originally posted by Kondor Kondor wrote:

Now I am officially waiting for one day when A.J. is in the ring either talking or wrestling and that bell tolls.  

Instant fantasy booking:

AJ in the ring. Bell tolls. Lights go out. The music starts. Undertaker appears, using a walker. Spotlight hits Taker & we see it's really Luke Gallows. Out walks Karl Anderson dressed as Paul Bearer. Gallows & Anderson do a few old age jokes. 

A week or two later. AJ is in the ring & demands the Undertaker show himself. Bell tolls & out go the lights. Out comes Gallows as American Badass Taker. But instead of a motorcycle, it's scooter. More old age jokes.

A week or two later. AJ in the ring. AJ tells the crowd you have to say his name 3 times to make the Undertaker appear. Bell tolls & out go the lights. Spotlight hits but nobody is at the stage. Lights come up & there's Undertaker behind AJ. 

But all that's because I just don't want to hear that they're fighting because Taker won the ugly plastic mountain trophy thing.
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Loved it. Mic skills hasn't ever been one of the biggest selling points of Styles, but that promo for the realism is probably the best mic work he's ever done.

To bring up Michelle McCool and call Taker by his real name and be allowed to mention how Taker gets hurt everytime he wrestles these days was all so good.

I'm very happy we will get a one on one instead of them in some multi man match involving The Club and Black.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvpgb7geT1c

Loved it. Mic skills hasn't ever been one of the biggest selling points of Styles, but that promo for the realism is probably the best mic work he's ever done.

To bring up Michelle McCool and call Taker by his real name and be allowed to mention how Taker gets hurt everytime he wrestles these days was all so good.

I'm very happy we will get a one on one instead of them in some multi man match involving The Club and Black.
 

Highlight of the episode, great promo from AJ. 

I loved the realism with Styles calling The Undertaker old and broken down and even bringing Michelle McCool into it which you have to wonder if it's a inside jab as she was critical of WWE recently on social media. 

I think The Undertaker will win this one but it should be a good match, possibly the best Taker will have had in a while.
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Superb match last night between them. I would go as far as to say it's one of the best matches of either of their careers.

Long after both have retired and old matches are thought about this would be up there for how unique it was and the realism.

It had a proper fight feel different to anything E have produced for a very long time.

This is why Undertaker wanted a Wrestlemania match with AJ as he knew he'd have his best for many years.

AJ lost but is on a small list of names from the thousands in the history of the business who have had the pleasure of facing Undertaker at Wrestlemania.
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