Pro Wrestling during this pandemic has missed so many opportunities to capture lost audiences and bring in new ones. Instead, COVID - like it has so many other things - has revealed glaring cracks and truths mainly about WWE and how uncool it has become. In this episode, I rant a bit on WWE's lack of emotional connection, desperation, and the absolute mirror for it all that "Raw Underground" is for the company. And oh yeah, I reveal my favorite wrestler of so far this year - yes, it's definitely a very 2020 kind of pick!
I'm obviously registering these thoughts incredibly late, but such is the current state of pro wrestling right now - there is just so much going on, and so much to enjoy. It's a great time to be a fan, regardless of where your tribalism fandom falls - if you carry such allegiances. I'm sure no matter what product you find entertaining, you circled AEW's All In event from Wembley Stadium as a must-watch. I don't care about someone else's "take" on the attendance total - I couldn't care less if it was the record for a pro wrestling event or not - what AEW was able to accomplish is absolutely amazing! Four years in, and the company produced an event on the levels of Wrestlemania in terms of attendance and business - that's damn impressive! Tony Khan and the entire company deserve loads of credit for taking that leap because it very much could have failed. They took a chance, and absolutely delivered (and so much more), and proved there is a subs