November 11: Today’s Wrestler Birthdays & Deaths

OH YOU DIDN’T KNOW? IT’S SOMEBOOODYYYYYYYYYY’S birthday.

 

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Raw Review, 10/22

ROMAN REIGNS

Reigns looks distraught. I… have no words. Man, this is as real as real gets. I really don’t know what to say. Love or hate the character, they loved the man tonight. Such a real moment between him and the crowd, and him and his Shield brothers. There’s a lot of moments that make me embarrassed to be a wrestling fan, but this one with the way the crowd reacted, this made me proud to be one. We love you Joe.

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Raw Review, 10/15

OPENING SEGMENT: BRAUN STROWMAN, DREW McINTYRE, & DOLPH ZIGGLER

The heels run down the Shield, talk about who is going to win the WWE World Cup, then are interrupted by The Shi…. nope, Roman and Seth. Seth calls himself the best in the world. He did that this past week and asked said he wanted a match against Kenny Omega. Omega and Tommaso Ciampa responded. I’m all for that mess of humanity. Rollins gets some cheap Philly pops. None of the promos were that good or that long. I wasn’t a huge fan of this opening. I think it’s because this feud has been stale and boring.

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D-Generation X Turns 21 Today

I could have put this in the birthdays, but it deserves to stand alone. On the October 13, 1997 episode of Monday Night Raw, Shawn Michaels gave his group an official name, mocking Bret Hart’s insult after he said Michaels was “nothing more than a degenerate.” It’s appropriate timing, as D-X (maybe) wrestling at Crown Jewel (or not). Graphic video of the birth after the jump:

 

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