Tossing Salt Presents:
Ultimate Wrestling Q&A
Cardona vs. Sammy, Drew McIntyre, Sunday Night Heat & More
February 17, 2022
It’s Thursday morning and even though an edition of the Ultimate Wrestling Q&A is not on the schedule, let’s do one anyhow. Why? Because that’s what I do sometimes. So here you go with a few of the many questions piling up in my Inbox. Let’s do this.
Do you think we’ll ever get Bayley & Sasha versus Trish Stratus & Lita?
Never say never where the WWE is concerned, but unless it’s for a Wrestlemania event, I would say no. Lita is back for the Elimination Chamber this year and Trish was supposed to be an event in Toronto a few weeks ago that was rescheduled due to Covid, but I don’t think Trish has much interest in wrestling anymore. It could happen, but if I was a betting man, I would say it’s not very likely.
What do you think, Matt Cardona versus Sammy Guevara for the TNT Championship? Cardona comes out with any and all titles he currently holds. Thoughts?
Cardona versus Sammy would be a good match to see and would definitely mean ratings for AEW. I would love to see it happen, and if it did, I would expect Matt to bring all of his title belts to the match and show off a bit. Otherwise, what’s the point of being a multiple championship titleholder. I would not add the TNT Championship to his resume though. The match should end up in a no-contest, DQ, or draw to keep both men looking strong.
Would you like to see Drew McIntyre in the main event at WrestleMania and should Drew be the one to beat Roman for the Universal title in the future?
I wouldn’t mind seeing Drew in there against Lashley and going after the WWE Championship if Bobby manages to keep the belt after Elimination Chamber, that is. But so far as Roman and the Universal Championship goes, I want to see him and Brock get it on one more time.
What’s your dream matchup between current WWE and AEW wrestlers?
How about a War Games match with the forces of AEW, led by CM Punk and consisting of Sammy, Moxley, Wardlow, and Adam Page against the WWE team, led by HHH, with Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, Lashley, and AJ Styles as his partners. Book it, Vince & Tony.
If you could bend the fabric of space and time, which faction would you put yourself in and why?
The easy answer here. I’d be one of the originals and one of the best. I’d be a Horseman.
What’s one WWE wrestler that everyone loves, that you just don’t see the hype for?
To be honest, I don’t get Omos. He’s big, but he sucks. But the question is someone that everyone loves. I can’t really think of anyone off the top of my head. I’m not a big fan of Seth, but I get why he’s over. The same goes for Becky. I appreciate what she does, but it’s not my particular taste or style. Oh yeah, I got it. Bianca Belair. She has all this hype and push, but I don’t see it with her and am not impressed at all.
You can take one wrestler from the ’80s, one from the ’90s, and one from the ’00s for a triple threat for the IC Title. Who you got?
From the ’80s, I’d bring in Barry Windham. For my representative from the ’90s, it would be Scott Hall. And for my ’00s talent, how about Chris Jericho. And the winner? Survey says, one more for the bad guy.
Do you remember Sunday Night Heat and was it as great as I remember?
I definitely remember Sunday Night Heat because that was the first show that I ever worked on as a recapper for The Wrestling Informer website way back in 2003. It was only an hour, but it always had an energy and flow to it that I would love to see in today’s product. Live broadcasts before each pay-per-view, and the matches were of big show quality but featured normally the mid-card guys. AEW Rampage is good, but if Tony Khan really wanted to step it up and make it better, he’d go back and watch old episodes of WWE Sunday Night Heat and take notes of what an hour show should be doing. WWE got it right with this one, and yes, it was as great as you remember. Well, most of the time. Al Snow and Coach as commentators kind of blew chunks sometimes, but it was still well worth watching.
And there you go. My thanks for reading. Comments, thoughts, and any questions you may have are welcome and appreciated. Until the next time, take care and be safe. I’ll see you at the matches.