agreed. I miss the APA bar room brawls with the dudleyz, that was bad ass. Today's talent don't get those type of segments to show case their personality. Heath Slater did a little bit but that was it.
Exactly. Heath Slater is really talented too. Sure he's a jobber but that's a hard job as you've to not only look good yourself you've to make the other talent look good. It's a compliment to a talent when they are jobbing regularly on TV like Slater which is a misconception I think cause people see jobbing as being the lowest of the low. But it's a hard job and takes a great talent for the WWE to invest in for that.
It's like The Rockers always being on the opening matches of the PPV's. Another hard spot to fill because you're kicking off the live show and it's important the crowd are hyped for TV and the event itself, most talents can't do this so that's also kind of a misconception too I think
It's hard to compare. The WWf had the greatest Tag Team roster in the history of wrestling in the 80s/early 90s and in the Attitude era. One of the reason behind that is because they would raid the indies or just steal indy gimmicks with capable talents. The WWe today would have a good tag roster if they signed the Young Bucks, ReDragon, All Night Express Killer Elite Squad etc, but I think it is important that they have their own homegrown talents as well.
I don't think it is. I think we have the talent now but they're not supported with the creativity or the creative freedom they could be more confident in.
I agree about the talents being scouted however, though I think the WWE have now created their own wrestling style that the things they do on the indie scene would be a train wreck in the WWE. Probably why they nurture their own talents now I think. So many moves are banned now and they're trained differently I think it would just be a complete mess for them. The talent though on the indies is often unreal.
I agree about what you say about the Tag Team roster in those era's though, 100% agree there but again, I think that's down to lack of anything put into Tag Teams now cause the potential is there. There's no reason that with the talent we have and creativity going behind them we could continue that in the Tag Team division, I think they're just lazy to be honest though I could be wrong.
Maybe WWE needs some competition again. AE they had the ratings wars and late 80'/Early 90's they were making their mark and wanting to break through internationally with an impact. More enthusiasm no doubt too they had then, I dunno. I just feel they don't really try anymore now but it could be completely different if they did.