Nobody is ready for Asuka! Apparently, that includes Charlotte (The Woo-Man) and Becky Lynch (The Man). Between that match at TLC, The New Daniel Bryan vs AJ Styles, and the triple threat tag match – I don’t know what I’m most excited for.

I’ll tell you what I’m not excited for: the glorified ___-on-a-pole match that is Bobby Lashley vs Elias. Yikes…

Featuring: ‘Captain Kaveman’ Derek Montilla (@cap_kaveman) and Joshua Schlag (@thesteelcage / @schlizzag).

Intro music by The Black Furies, courtesy of Music Alley. Outro music by 2018’s Rapper of the Year by the Phoenix New Times, Teek Hall (@Teek_Hall).

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Joshua Schlag

For most of the last 30+ years of my life, I've been watching WWE. As a kid, Monday Night Raw hooked me from the start. From Bret Hart and Razor Ramon, to Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock, to CM Punk and Daniel Bryan.. I've witnessed the ups and downs and I'm proud to have enjoyed pro wrestling through the years.

Though I now watch in a much different fashion than I did when I was a kid (finding out Vince McMahon was the owner and Jack Tunney no more than a figurehead was like finding out Santa Claus did not exist), I feel like I have a much greater appreciation for the hard work pro wrestlers do and the things they sacrifice to entertain us.

It's still real to me, dammit!