Former Referee Wes Adams’ Wrestlemania Predictions

Former WWE Referee, Wes Adams, recently took some time out of his scheduled to speak with PWMania. He spoke on this Sunday’s WWE WrestleMania XXV and also his predictions for the event including what match he would want to officiate and main event:

Money in the Bank Ladder Match
– Shelton Benjamin vs. MVP vs. Christian vs. Mark Henry vs. Kane vs. CM Punk vs. Finlay vs. Kofi Kingston

Wes Adams: With the addition of Mark Henry, and the return of Kane, this year’s MITB has more power in it than previous years matches. Kofi and Henry are the only two who have not competed in MITB matches before. As much as I would like to see it, I don’t believe Punk will make it back to back. I could see Edge retaining, and Christian winning MITB and challenging Edge but I don’t think its going to happen. I am a huge fan of Kofi and one of his biggest supporters. I think that he is going to steal the show in this match with some unique offense that we have not seen out of him before. After the match everyone will be talking about Kofi, but I think its MVP’s time to shine. MVP will be Mr. Money In The Bank this year.

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Edge Talks About Working With Christian Again

In an interview with Baltimore Sun, Edge said that toning down his style helped him move up the card. “Well, you definitely have to. I honestly think that’s part of the reason why I got higher on the card. That’s one of the things that I was told right from the beginning. I remember Steve Austin saying, ‘Yeah, you have to pick and choose. You have to be careful.’ And I just thought I was indestructible. So that’s why at No Mercy you would have Edge and Christian against The Hardys just trying to break every boundary that hadn’t been broken yet. But looking back and feeling it when I wake up in the morning, I get it, I understand it. And I really started to understand it once I started garnering more of a reaction from the stuff that I’m doing now as opposed to trying to flip and fly everywhere.”

He also commented on his character crossing paths with Christian. “I’m hoping they do,” he said. “I think at some point they have to. I think the audience wants to see it. I always said it’d be cool whenever the day is that one of us or both us of retired to kind of do a little reunion tour before we did. Just because we grew up together and we have been best friends for 25 years, so it would just be a lot of fun to do. It’s been awesome having him back because we ride together again. And we’re just a couple of idiots, so it’s a lot of fun to travel and ride the roads with your best friend.”

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Christian Talks MITB And His Comeback

It didn’t take Christian long to complete his comeback. After being away from WWE for more than three years, Captain Charisma returned in February and, one month later, is ready to make waves at the 25th Anniversary of WrestleMania.

On March 10, the ECW Superstar won a Tri-Branded 16-Man Battle Royal to qualify for the Money in the Bank Ladder Match where he will compete with seven other participants to earn the championship opportunity of his choosing.

“I’ve been in so many Ladder Matches, it feels like second nature to me,” Christian told “I feel like I’m one of the guys who put this match on the map.”

The returning Superstar quite literally helped to make the contest what it is, taking part in the first-ever Money in the Bank Ladder Match at WrestleMania 21. For most of his career, ladders have been a specialty of his, helping Christian to gain notoriety as a fearless personality when it comes to this type of stipulation. In fact, Christian obtained his first-ever WWE Tag Team Championship along with Edge by winning a Triple Threat Ladder Match at WrestleMania 2000.

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Slam! Sports: Christian Reborn Back In WWE

SOURCE: Jay Reso got away from WWE to regenerate himself mentally and physically. Eight years on the road had worn on him.

A reduced schedule with TNA, which operates out of Orlando, near his Tampa home, gave him what he needed. But it also drove the star we know as Christian back to WWE, where he has already won a spot in Wrestlemania’s Money in the Bank match.

“I’d been away for three-plus years,” says Christian. “(Returning) was nothing personal (against TNA). I had a chance to re-evaluate the things I wanted in life. I didn’t think my job was done in WWE. I felt if I wanted to be on top, WWE’s where I had to be. I had some unfinished business here.”

He was excited to re-debut on ECW, working his way into a program with Jack Swagger.

“Standing behind the curtain before I stepped out, I was feeling nervous, yet comfortable at the same time. There had been speculation about certain things, but I don’t think anybody expected me to show up on ECW. It’s a good place to get my feet wet.

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Jerry Lynn Mentions Christian

There is a revealing interview with Jerry Lynn at where he talks about his time in TNA. He said towards the end of his tenure Christian was especially unhappy due to politicking behind the scenes. He said there are a number of wrestlers with the company that are unhappy with the direction of the company right now, but they are sticking it out because there is no where else for them to go.


Between The Ropes 2005 Interview

Recently I came across this interview from Between The Ropes conducted with Christian a few years ago, just before Turning Point 2005 (December), it’s a great interview, covering a lot of subjects from a few years ago, I know that a lot of you will enjoy it, I certainly did.

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TNA Star Questions Christian’s Jump To WWE

Team 3D appeared on the Orlando-based Between the Ropes radio show this past week hyping a free show featuring students from their wrestling academy on Saturday. During the interview, Brother Ray was asked about Christian’s jump to WWE.

“Christian is a hell of a talented person,” Brother Ray said. “I just don’t think that TNA was the right place for him, and quite honestly, I don’t think that going back to WWE is the right fit for him either. I hope he’s happy with whatever he does. I hope he makes a lot of money. I hope all goes well for him.”

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Melina Mentions Christian In Comcast Chat

How do you feel about Christian’s return to WWE?

Melina: That is the most awesome thing ever! I went there live and saw the match yesterday. I told him I was a Melina Peep and ECW just picked up!


Thanks to Andrea from the Captain Charisma LJ group, for posting this up.