Welcome to the USO Penitentiary

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First off, I want to say happy birthday Usos! The two twins just celebrated their birthday, August 22! Next, I would like to say that I really love the push that World Wrestling Entertainment: Smackdown Live brand is giving the brothers, Jimmy and Jey, but after watching them on the Smackdown Live episode that aired August 22; I’m wondering if they can stay entertaining as they were while feuding with The New Day. The Usos defeated The New Day during a kickoff event for 2017 SummerSlam, and it’s only so long that a feud can last between two tag teams. The chemistry between the Usos and The New Day matched perfectly, but I’m curious to see what “The Uso Penitentiary” brings against other tag teams on WWE Smackdown Live, such as The Shining Stars; Breezango; The Ascension; Hype Bros, or maybe this new tag team of Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin. Out of all the tag teams mentioned, I would have to say that Hype Bros, which is the team of Zack Ryder and Mojo Rawley are the only team that comes close to bringing the entertainment that the Usos brought against The New Day.

The Usos have a great gimmick that shows the same swag they had in the past, but a more street-like, grimier side, but it will take a tag team with some sort of swagger to keep the microphone chemistry entertaining. I’m one fan that just happened to look forward to seeing them on past episodes, but let’s just hope that whomever steps up to feud with the Usos; it does not end up to be a bury session for the Usos, because of the chemistry level not being the same.  As a long time, World Wrestling Entertainment fan, I have seen what happens with that, and have heard many different stories from wrestlers on podcasts being interviewed about their experiences with World Wrestling Entertainment. A good perfect example would be with what World Wrestling Entertainment: Raw brand is doing with wrestler Emma. For all my World Wrestling Entertainment fans, I’m sure you remember the promos of Emmalina, introducing this new character, which was supposed to be a big deal, but now the push with Emma has dropped, and she is nothing more than what she was before this character push. Emma, is just another stepping stone for other female wrestlers to get the push that she once deserved, but that is just an example.

Hopefully, the Usos do not get that same treatment, but I’m sure they would take it differently than Emma has, because they have been around the wrestling business a lot longer than Emma, and have been at the bottom and risen to the top, before this new push. For more information on Emma, an article by Raja titled “Emmalina is frustrated with her debut on Raw” breaks it down more detailed.

 

Dilbert, Ryan. “Breaking Down WWE Raw, SmackDown’s Tag Team Divisions After Superstar Shake-Up.” Bleacher Report, Bleacher Report, 13 Apr. 2017, bleacherreport.com/articles/2703299-breaking-down-wwe-raw-smackdowns-tag-team-divisions-after-superstar-shake-up. Accessed 22 Aug. 2017.

“Superstars.” WWE, http://www.wwe.com/superstars. Accessed 22 Aug. 2017.

Raja. “WWE: Emmalina is frustrated with her debut on Raw.” MyKhel, 8 Aug. 2017, http://www.mykhel.com/wwe/wwe-emmalina-is-frustrated-with-her-debut-on-raw-017598.html. Accessed 23 Aug. 2017.

Berge, Kevin. “WWE SummerSlam 2017 Results: Biggest Missed Opportunities with Show’s Booking.” Bleacher Report, Bleacher Report, 22 Aug. 2017, bleacherreport.com/articles/2728294-wwe-summerslam-2017-results-biggest-missed-opportunities-with-shows-booking. Accessed 23 Aug. 2017.

Staff”, “WWE.com. “WWE SummerSlam 2017 results.” WWE, WWE, 21 Aug. 2017, http://www.wwe.com/shows/summerslam/2017/article/wwe-summerslam-2017-results. Accessed 23 Aug. 2017.

Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins reunite

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I was very excited to watch WWE Monday Night Raw this past Monday. The show aired August 14th in Boston Massachusetts, and featured the uniting of two former shield members Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins. The two use to team together alongside Roman Reigns as the dominant trio named “The Shield”. The Shield was a dominant force, which debuted November 2012, and separated June 2014, after Seth Rollins betrayed Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose, and sided with their rivals The Authority.

The ‘fist bump’ reuniting of the two shield members gave me major goosebumps, and reminded me of the handshake that united the ‘Mega Powers’, which was the team of Hulk Hogan and the late Macho Man Randy Savage (November 15, 1952 – May 20, 2011). The two were bitter enemies, but united on WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event in 1987, and later broke on an episode of “The Main Event” in 1989 while teaming against “The Twin Towers”; the team of the late Ray Washington Traylor aka Big Boss Man (May 2,1963 – September 22, 2004) and George Gray aka Akeem.

I’m very curious to see where the WWE goes with this reuniting of Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose, and how long will it last. Will the two break up just like the Mega Powers did in 1989? Who will be the one that turns heel, if the two go their separate ways? I guess we will just have to see with time, but I would not expect to see the two form back into the trio with Roman Reins. As for both Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose; they will be teaming together against the WWE Raw Tag Team Champions Cesaro and Sheamus at SummerSlam, August 20th in Brooklyn, New York.

“The Shield (Professional wrestling).” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Aug. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shield_(professional_wrestling). Accessed 15 Aug. 2017.

“Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose reunite against common enemies.” WWE, http://www.wwe.com/videos/seth-rollins-and-dean-ambrose-reunite-raw-aug-14-2017. Acce

“Hulk Hogan and Randy Savage form the Mega Powers: Saturday Night’s Main Event, October 3, 1987.” WWE, http://www.wwe.com/videos/hulk-hogan-and-randy-savage-form-the-mega-powers-saturday-night-s-main-event-october-3-1987. Accessed 15 Aug. 2017.

“Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage officially form The Mega Powers: Superstars, July 30, 1988.” WWE, http://www.wwe.com/videos/hulk-hogan-randy-savage-officially-form-the-mega-powers-superstars-july-30-1988. Accessed 15 Aug. 2017.Accessed 15 Aug. 2017.

“Mega-Powers break up: The Main Event, February 3, 1989.” WWE, http://www.wwe.com/videos/mega-powers-break-up-the-main-event-february-3-1989. Accessed 15 Aug. 2017.

Benigno, Anthony . “Ambrose & Rollins join forces at SummerSlam in Raw Tag Team Title Match.” WWE, 14 Aug. 2017, http://www.wwe.com/shows/summerslam/2017/cesaro-sheamus-vs-dean-ambrose-seth-rollins. Accessed 15 Aug. 2017.

Impact of the midterm

I’m not in it today! Maybe because it’s a Monday, or maybe I’m suffering from laziness after MIDTERMS! Needless to say that my attention span is very low today, and I honestly don’t want to do homework. Yep, it’s one of those days for me today; hehe.

‘MyPsychLab’ homework normally is posted on Tuesday’s, and due in a week. I normally have it done by Monday, but today I may have to prolong it until Tuesday morning, but best believe I will have it completed by  the end of Psychology class on Tuesday, which I will probably not attend, so I can finish the work ; )

All I can seriously focus on right now is YouTube, WWE Monday Night Raw, Lookbook, and my blog! It’s a struggle today, and I hope to recover from the impact of MIDTERMS! I have one more MIDTERM on Thursday, so help me God! I feel like I’m hanging from a tree limb with only one arm!

Ooouuu; I wonder what’s happening on WWE Monday Night Raw right now?