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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fletch Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24/April/2018 at 18:28
Lashley was awesome in TNA as a member of the Beatdown Clan where MVP would do the verbal stuff, it’s a shame they couldn’t get MVP in alongside Lashley in WWE but I think they would need to be heels for it to work and not sure WWE want to go in that direction with Lashley.

I could be wrong of course and a heel turn could be in the works and these random matches he’s doing at the moment could be to get fans reacquainted with him and to put over his strength and power.

A heel Lashley with someone doing his promo work for him would be quite something.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote 4 of em Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24/April/2018 at 19:55
So far , no promos , no interviews, no direction. For a big signing I’m left wondering , huh ? I hope it’s not like his first run but we will see.
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Everyone going on about him being a big signing ... can someone please explain to me why he is a big signing?

He's hardly a major draw, not really that exciting in the ring - yes he's built like a brick shit house but thats about it for me.

To me he seems like he was brought back for a nostalgic pop post mania and now that has worn off they aren't really sure what they are going to do with him
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He will be used better after backlash right now he's just restablishing himself on Raw which is packed with lots of stars even with the loss of Jeff Hardy.

He's going to have to be in the midcard for the time being which fine he can go up against Lesnar later on if need be or even do a program with Roman Reigns.
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Originally posted by 4 of em 4 of em wrote:

So far , no promos , no interviews, no direction. For a big signing I’m left wondering , huh ? I hope it’s not like his first run but we will see.
 
That's it. They didn't capitalise on signing him and he's already just another member of the roster, who feels like he's been around long term.
 
Quote For those wondering why WWE is completing ignoring the storyline in the past with Bobby Lashley and Donald Trump, it is because they do not want to associate or mention Trump and alienate a good portion of their audience.
 
That's a real shame because it would be funny to hear it brought up.
 
It would be such a heel thing to do for someone to ask him why he defended the honour of Trump at Wrestlemania one year.
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Problem is half the audience would see it as a massive face thing. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Fletch Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08/May/2018 at 22:59
The video package of his amateur wrestling, Military service, previous WWE stint and MMA career was decent and a good way to get him over with fans who aren’t familiar with him, but the sit down interview with Renee Young where he discussed his sisters was one of the cringiest things I’ve ever seen.

Using video packages to hype Lashley is smart given his athletic credentials but why would any fans really care about uninteresting childhood stories?? Especially as Lashley isn’t the greatest promo guy and his delivery of the stories wasn’t particularly strong, he came across a bit awkward.

WWE should continue to push his athletic background but portray him as a bad-ass not a devoted family man telling cheesy stories about his older sisters.
Lashley’s promo work should always be very short and sweet.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rico Len Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 08/May/2018 at 23:05
I've never seen him at all except for that brief moment in 2007 when I tuned in to WWE to see if I was willing to watch yet, and Rock cut a promo on Umaga. I know he was Trump's stand in, and aside from that I've never seen him until this return. I'm not really interested in him at all, but to be fair, I haven't given him a chance either.
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Quote Michael Cole introduces a video package about Bobby Lashley. We see old footage of Bobby Lashley's amateur wrestling career as a child and then as a Champion. It covers Lashley enlisting in the military and also joining their wrestling team. It mentions Lashley getting an Olympic try-out, but injuring his knee and not being able to. We see footage from Lashley signing with WWE and then winning championships and headlining WrestleMania. We see some still photos of Lashleys professional MMA fights, where he has a 15-2 record. We fast forward to Lashley's recent return to WWE after 10 years.

- We then go to a pre-taped interviw with Renee Young and Bobby Lashley. Lashley tells some stories about his childhood and growing up with his sisters. At the end of the interview, Lashley looks into the camera and says he wants to tell his sisters he loves them.

In the space of a few short minutes they did more to build his character than every week since he's been back combined.
 
The only downside was the cheesy shit speaking into the camera to his sisters at the end. That was sickly and we didn't need it.
 
It's a shame his past stint isn't allowed to be mentioned, such as being in the corner of Trump.
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I just dont have any reason to be interested in him - none what so ever
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