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The Sting Controversy - A Rick Starr Blog Splash

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It began just under a month ago, With an eerie promo of a deserted house, on a dark and rainy night. Heavy footsteps slowly crept up to the house, and several distorted faces reflected through the rainy window...or so we thought. At the end, a date singed the screen..2-21-11.

For weeks rumors had raced throughout the internet saying that the legendary Sting was finally comming to the WWE to face the Undertaker in an epic battle at WrestleMania. Newspapers like the New York Times had even joined in saying that Sting had signed in with WWE, and to top things off he was removed from TNA's roster, only adding more feul to the fire. Finally it was nothing more than smoke and mirrors, as The Undertaker came out, and his opponent would be non-other than HHH.

This past week on TNA they had a very similar promo of a man walking up a set of steps in a stormy night (you can see where this is heading) where a date is lit up by lightning..3-3-11. (well at least TNA is not making us wait.) You can easily guess by the promo..and all the news reports that it's Sting. The Question is did Sting make the right decision in staying with TNA? (To View both The WWE and TNA Promos in one package click here)

Earlier today I came across a certain blog. Partially of out curiosity and the rest of it was out of sheer boredom..there wasn't much news out there today, I decided to give it a look over. This person, who I won't even name said that Sting chose a "forgettable career" over a "legendary career in WWE". Maybe this person was dropped on his head a few times at birth, where he left out WHY Sting said he would never work for the WWE.

Many years ago Steve Borden (aka Sting) did try out for the WWF. But Vince McMahon turned him and his character away saying his character was not sell-able. This was back in the days when he was "Beach Sting" and went to work in the NWA, and WCW. If Sting had taken Vice's advice, we would NEVER have the sting we would have today! Sting then vowed never to work in the WWF/WWE. He has only worked for the WWE for one single day, and that was the day the WWE bought WCW. However he never set foot in an offical WWE ring.

Now some may feel that Sting should have buried the hatchet and made peace with the WWE. Do I think that Sting deserves to be in the WWE Hall of Fame? Absolutly! the WWE has no problems selling DVD's with his name on it from the WCW days, and the WWE has also inducted plenty of wrestlers who have never set foot in a WWF/WWe ring. Sting should be no different. They have no problems raking in the cash while he's in TNA, they should induct him while he's in TNA...but we all know they wont.

As Far as the "dream match" at WrestleMania with The Undertaker is concerned, Why should he take a big paycheck, just to be The Undertaker's bitch? Isn't Sting worth more than that? I certainly think so...and apparently Sting thinks so to. And if this "Idiot" thinks that Sting can't influence kids from TNA, then you don't know a single thing about wrestling at all. TNA is nowhere as big as WWE, I'll grant you that, but it has it's followers. And Sting himself has his own reputation...wether you knew that or not. To be honest when I read this jack off's blog, it sounded like he was just one of those guys who was expecting sting to show up, then got pissed when he went the other way.

My Opnion: Yeah it would have been a great dream match at WrestleMania, but in the end, we all know who's gonna win...The Undertaker. (let me give you all a hint Taker's gonna beat HHH too) The WWE isn't gonna give Sting a title shot, certainly won't give him a title reign. The WWE will work him like a dog, and have the younger stars treat him like a stepping stone. In the end They'll make a DVD for 24 bucks give him a ring and a watch, and a boot out the door. Gee let me think about that one for a sec.....nah I'll stick with my pride and the buisness that treats me right. -Rick Starr

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  1. Rick Starr's Avatar
    We can all go back and fourth as to why Sting should have gone to the WWE. Yes we all know the WWE is the bigger of the two, they have been around for 50 years, TNA hasn't even been on TV for 5. They have only been established for 7. So yes, they are most certainly the much smaller company. We all know the perks he would have gotten. The Hall of Fame, the Legends contract, ect.. It was his choice none of ours not to go. If you are a true fan of Sting, anyone can simply watch him on Thursdays.
  2. HCollins-TNA1's Avatar
    TNA has been on TV for 7 years not including the Wednesday Night PPVs which would be 9 years... this coming June.....
    But as you just said Rick we can argue what we think was the best choice..... But Sting made what he thought was the best choice for his-self!!!!
  3. utfreak79's Avatar
    Been wrasslin fan since 1979.Taker is in a class by himself,and Sting has always entertained(beach sting and dark sting).But what kills me is everybody wanting to see them wrestle.Why?Neither is in true ring shape,they both should have retired,Taker can barely move anymore<and that Sting Hardy match was bad.I wont say terrible,but bad.I just dont see why everyone gets all worked up.15 yrs ago,yeah i would have loved it.Now,it would be 5 or 10 minutes of intro(which would be cool)and then downhill after that.20 minutes of boring wrestling.I would rather remember them as they were when they were on top .Love them both,but damnit pass the torch.
  4. Rick Starr's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by utfreak79
    Been wrasslin fan since 1979.Taker is in a class by himself,and Sting has always entertained(beach sting and dark sting).But what kills me is everybody wanting to see them wrestle.Why?Neither is in true ring shape,they both should have retired,Taker can barely move anymore<and that Sting Hardy match was bad.I wont say terrible,but bad.I just dont see why everyone gets all worked up.15 yrs ago,yeah i would have loved it.Now,it would be 5 or 10 minutes of intro(which would be cool)and then downhill after that.20 minutes of boring wrestling.I would rather remember them as they were when they were on top .Love them both,but damnit pass the torch.
    I agree with you on everything you said! Both Sting and Taker were both great in their time, but that time has gone, and the time to pass the torch is now. I think TNA honestly gave Sting a title just as a one up because everyone thought that he was coming to the WWE for a bit. If People didn't like what I had to say about Sting, or Dwayne (The Rock) Just wait till they read about what I think about Taker vs HHH!
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