That’s a big endorsement. Over the last two weeks, Paul Heyman has had at least something of a hand in the running of Monday Night Raw. This has included some notable influences here and there, though there have been a few other additions that might not have been his doing. One of these additions was the Street Profits making backstage appearances, and it turns out that they received a very unique privilege.
According to Pro Wrestling Insider Elite Audio, the Street Profits were allowed to perform their promos this week on Monday Night Raw completely live in an effort to add an extra energy to them. This is a very rare practice backstage for talents, as most segments and vignettes are taped in advance, such as the numerous segments that Jon Moxley mentioned having to record over and over again during his time with the company.
Not bad for no rehearsal. Check out the Profits’ picks:
Opinion: I don’t know if this is the start of a new trend or just taking a chance on someone, but this is a good sign for the future, or at least a good sign for the present. I’ve never quite understood the point of preparing the wrestlers to have to do promos and then having so many of them be pretaped. Maybe you find a diamond in there and they give you something you didn’t expect. You can’t know unless you try and for some reason, WWE has been very scared to try.
Did you like the Profits’ promos? Will this mark a chance in WWE’s style? Let us know in the comments below.
Thomas Hall has been a wrestling fan for over thirty years and has seen over 50,000 wrestling matches. He has also been a wrestling reviewer since 2009 with over 5,000 full shows covered. You can find his work at kbwrestlingreviews.com, or check out his Amazon author page with 28 wrestling books. His latest book is the History Of In Your House.
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