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    Posted: 12/September/2018 at 13:08
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First it was Maverick/AOP and now this. Seems like E are trying a few new ideas with their 205 guys in the hope something will stick and be a big deal.

I agree Bobby needs a mouthpiece and Lio can talk and looks the part. It was just a strange way to start something.

205 Live guy interupts the training of a much bigger, much more established name and next week it's probably going to come out that Lio is now the Bobby Lashley manager.
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Bobby does need a mouth-piece, he would really benefit from the Lesnar approach where he mostly stands there flexing and looking mean while someone talks him up. Trouble is this formula is generally used more for heels rather than faces.

It’s clear they’ve been trying to get Bobby to talk more to improve his promo ability but every time he’s looked awkward and his talking segments have been horrible , he’s not a strong promo and don’t think he ever will be.

It seems WWE are trying to introduce the top 205 Live guys to the main roster in some shape or form, maybe this is the beginning of the end for 205 Live, it’s a dead brand at this point more of a flop than WWECW. They would be much better served to just run the annual Cruiserweight Classic tournament rather than having a full-time brand.
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Confirmed this week that’s Rush is now Lashley’s manager.

I like it, the fact that Rush is a big bumping manager who can wrestle when requires and do all the verbal work for Lashley who as we know is mediocre on the mic. It was great fun this week watching Lio do all the acrobatics to avoid Owens and Elias, then of course Big Bobby steps in to take care of business, it’s a smart combination that makes sense, the little man/big man styles compliment each other well.

Lio Rush works heel on 205 Live so I wonder if this alliance would be better served as a heel act.
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