Payback, Charlotte and Latest WWE News and Rumors from Ring Rust Radio

May 16, 2015 - WWE

Ring Rust Radio is a best wrestling uncover on a airwaves, and this week was no different. With clever opinions on Payback, Elimination Chamber and more, this is where we need to go to get all of your weekly WWE nuggets.

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Breaking Down Payback Card

Payback might eventually infer to be small some-more than a refuge pay-per-view for WWE, yet there are positively some intriguing matches on a label that could have large impact on a association relocating forward. Chief among them is a Fatal 4-Way between Seth Rollins, Randy Orton, Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose with a WWE World Heavyweight Championship on a line.


Question on Everybody’s Mind: Who Will Leave Payback as World Champion?

Rollins defended a universe pretension opposite Orton during Extreme Rules in a Steel Cage match, yet he indispensable copiousness of help, as Kane and JJ Security got involved. He might need even some-more assistance during Payback, though, as he will be holding on 3 of his biggest rivals.

Orton, Reigns and Ambrose have all been wronged by Rollins in one proceed or another over a past year, and any of them is fervent to get his hands on a former designer of a Shield.

While a contingency are built opposite a Authority’s hand-picked face of a association from a storyline perspective, that clearly creates it sincerely transparent that Rollins will retain. It is unavoidable there will be some contrariety between Orton, Reigns and Ambrose, given they will all be opposed for a universe title. That will emanate an opening for Rollins, who will find a proceed to coast out of Payback with his title.

As predicted as they compare seems on paper, a fact it facilities 4 peculiarity workers could make it a compare of a year candidate.


Ring Rust Radio’s Take

The many poignant compare on Sunday’s label aside from a universe pretension hitch is expected a “I Quit” compare between John Cena and Rusev for a United States Championship. Cena has beaten a Bulgarian Brute during any of a past dual pay-per-views, and he has pronounced that he won’t ask for a rematch if he loses. That seems to advise that a Super Athlete has a shot, yet Cena simply doesn’t remove underneath this stipulation.

Also, Cena has finished good to revive a standing of a U.S. title. There isn’t many reason to pierce him behind adult a label given of that. Even yet a detriment would do copiousness of repairs to Rusev‘s credibility, it is tough to prognosticate Cena losing underneath these circumstances.

Additionally, Bray Wyatt and Ryback will accommodate for a initial time. Both Superstars need victories to benefit some momentum, yet usually one can get it. One can usually assume that WWE is aloft on Wyatt, so design a New Face of Fear to come out on top.

The rest of a label is dirty mostly with rematches such as Dolph Ziggler contra Sheamus, King Barrett opposite Neville and a New Day fortifying a Tag Team Championships opposite Tyson Kidd and Cesaro. All 3 of those bouts could go possibly way, that is a positive, yet a intelligent income is on Ziggler, Neville and New Day removing their hands raised.


Rumor Mill

Backstage news on Payback categorical event (Wrestling Observer Newsletter via


WWE Announces Return of Elimination Chamber

WWE took fans by warn a integrate weeks ago when it announced a lapse of King of a Ring, yet it somehow managed to tip that on Monday’s Raw. In an rare move, WWE combined a WWE Network disdainful pay-per-view for May 31: Elimination Chamber. That means WWE will be entertainment another poignant eventuality just dual weeks after Payback.


Question on Everybody’s Mind: Is This a Smart Move on WWE‘s Part?

The lapse of Elimination Chamber was sudden, yet now that it has finally sunk in, there are several ways to demeanour during it. On one hand, a Elimination Chamber compare is one of a coolest and many innovative gimmicks in WWE, so there is positively some fad surrounding a return.

There was some concern WWE would never move it behind given of a logistical issues concerned with utilizing such a large structure, yet it usually took a few months for it to resurface.

In further to that, WWE seems to be holding a opposite proceed with a Elimination Chamber than it has in prior years. Rather than putting a WWE World Heavyweight Championship on a line, there will be Chamber matches for a Tag Team Championships and a empty Intercontinental Championship. That should boost a significance of a integrate of championships many like Cena has finished for a United States Championship.


Ring Rust Radio’s Take

While there is reason to trust a Elimination Chamber eventuality will be entertaining, a apparent emanate it creates is that it lessens a significance of Payback in many ways.

For example, it doesn’t unequivocally matter that group wins a Tag Team Championship compare between New Day and Cesaro and Kidd, given both teams are expected to be in a Chamber compare on May 31 anyway. That could be mitigated by forcing a losing group to be left out of a Elimination Chamber, yet that seems unlikely.

Also, a midcard matches featuring Ziggler, Sheamus, Barrett and Neville don’t meant many during this point, either. All 4 are possibilities to be placed in a Elimination Chamber compare for a Intercontinental Championship, so either they win or remove during Payback is sincerely inconsequential.

Had Elimination Chamber simply taken a place of Payback, it would have done some-more sense, yet adding it out of nowhere really seems to taint a pay-per-view calendar to some degree.


Rumor Mill

Backstage news per Elimination Chamber (PWInsider around


RRR Interview with NXT Diva Charlotte

There are many reasons since WWE‘s NXT developmental domain has turn a hottest code in veteran wrestling. There is no doubt that a importance on peculiarity women’s wrestling is among them, and former NXT Women’s champion Charlotte has been during a forefront of that movement.

The intensely gifted daughter of Ric Flair recently sat down with Ring Rust Radio to plead NXT and her goals once she fundamentally reaches a categorical roster.


Question on Everybody’s Mind: What’s Next for Charlotte?

Compared to many of a indie stars on NXT‘s roster, Charlotte is sincerely new to veteran wrestling. She was innate into it as a Nature Boy’s daughter, yet she hasn’t truly been partial of a business for long. Even so, she has managed to settle herself as one of a many jaunty and best all-around Divas in a whole company.

Her arise has been meteoric, to contend a least, and her lofty goals seem to advise she expects her climb to continue:

The sky’s a limit. we wish to categorical eventuality a pay-per-view [and] be a Divas champion. we meant gosh, when we started, we didn’t know we would be where we am today. we wish to see where my tough work takes me, yet we wish to categorical eventuality Raw. we wish to categorical eventuality a pay-per-view and be a Divas champion. we wish to see a whole womanlike NXT register on Raw during one point.

While NXT has placed a womanlike wrestlers in critical spots on a card, headlining a pay-per-view on a categorical register would be groundbreaking. Charlotte has all a collection indispensable to be a star, though, that means she maybe has a improved possibility of reaching a apex than any other Diva.


Ring Rust Radio’s Take

Charlotte is now one of a star attractions in NXT, yet it is unavoidable she will make her proceed to WWE‘s categorical register in a really nearby future. Whenever that comes to fruition, a fast-rising star entirely intends to go full gimlet rather than being tentative.

When we do debut, we usually wish to run with it. we don’t wish anything to reason me back, and we usually wish to gleam and not be shy or scared. NXT is removing bigger and bigger, yet it still doesn’t have a fanbase a WWE Universe has. we wish to take my NXT fanbase with me to a categorical register and uncover what we can do on a incomparable scale. That is what we am many vehement about.

There was a good understanding of vigour and copiousness of expectancy heaped on Charlotte when she entered a business given of her pedigree. Despite that, she has managed to pave her possess proceed and build a large following eccentric of her famous father.

Add in a fact that her standing as a Flair creates her a natural, and it is tough to prognosticate Charlotte being anything brief of a outrageous success in WWE.


Ring Rust Radio’s Season 8 Fantasy WWE Standings

1. Donald Wood: 122.5

2. Joe Arcidiacono: 102.5

3. Mike Chiari: 65

4. Brandon Galvin: 62.5


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