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Report SamuelMertensBertens April 28, 2021 10:32 AM BST
yeah
toprated comment says it all:

Dilbag Jhuty
för 3 månader sedan
When MMA fans claim there not pro wrestling fans there lying.
Report n88uk April 28, 2021 6:36 PM BST
City's price seems horrific tonight.
Report n88uk April 28, 2021 6:43 PM BST
PSG a big price.
Report SamuelMertensBertens April 28, 2021 6:55 PM BST
woah.
Report SamuelMertensBertens April 28, 2021 7:07 PM BST
Paul vs Mayweather has been signed for June.
Report edy April 28, 2021 8:32 PM BST
Will you purchase the PPV?
Report wisewords April 28, 2021 10:21 PM BST
rescheduled for June. Floyd loves free money
Report Angela Rebecchi April 28, 2021 10:25 PM BST
Watching Secret Lives of Slim People. Very painful that shows like this get commissioned and last an hour. Both the case studies here are eating sub 2,000 calories a day, so not sure what the point is.
Report SamuelMertensBertens April 29, 2021 12:32 AM BST

Apr 28, 2021 -- 2:32PM, edy wrote:


Will you purchase the PPV?


only purchased three PPVs in me entire life and this won't be the 4th.

Report wisewords April 29, 2021 12:50 AM BST
what was the last PPV you purchased?
Report SamuelMertensBertens April 29, 2021 1:00 AM BST
Wrestlemania 28 (2012).
Report SamuelMertensBertens April 29, 2021 1:01 AM BST
no, wait Summerslam 2013. So then I have bought four.
Report wisewords April 29, 2021 1:34 AM BST
I wonder what your 5th will be
Report edy April 29, 2021 8:45 AM BST
Are you not keen on a joke fight between Mayweather and some YouTuber?
Report SamuelMertensBertens April 29, 2021 10:29 AM BST

Apr 28, 2021 -- 7:34PM, wisewords wrote:


I wonder what your 5th will be


Jim Cornette's AEW debut.

Report SamuelMertensBertens April 29, 2021 9:45 PM BST
EPL dominating Europe again.
Report wisewords April 29, 2021 10:51 PM BST

Apr 29, 2021 -- 4:29AM, SamuelMertensBertens wrote:


Apr 29, 2021 -- 12:34AM, wisewords wrote:I wonder what your 5th will beJim Cornette's AEW debut.


Plain

Report edy April 30, 2021 9:46 AM BST
Plain
Report SamuelMertensBertens April 30, 2021 10:17 AM BST
edy, are you excited about "What Drives Us"?
Report edy April 30, 2021 10:49 AM BST
a little bit
Report wisewords May 2, 2021 2:48 AM BST
UFC so wild
Report doridoru May 2, 2021 3:56 PM BST
eCHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHO
Report edy May 2, 2021 9:23 PM BST
wow, did you know the UEFA Champions League final will be in Gothenburg this year?
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 3, 2021 10:21 AM BST
UEFA will be seething hard when their big final will only be in front of an attendance of 8.
Report edy May 3, 2021 11:48 AM BST
Is the attendance for a women's CL final usually higher (without a local team playing)?
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 3, 2021 12:02 PM BST
yes, don't be sexist!
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_UEFA_Women%27s_Cup_and_Women%27s_Champions_League_finals
Report edy May 3, 2021 12:38 PM BST
Didn't know they used to play home and away.

2008/2009 final

Russia Central Stadium, Kazan    700
MSV-Arena, Duisburg    28,112

lol. Slightly more popular in Germany than Russia.
Report edy May 3, 2021 12:41 PM BST
The finals played in Sweden had quite low attendance (by international standards) compared to some others. That is surprising to me. You Swedes are good at the wimmin's soccer and like it, do you not?
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 3, 2021 12:52 PM BST
national team, yes. clubs not so much. Almost none of the big clubs have prominent women's teams. Our most successful women's team historically, Umeå, sold out their lil stadium for most of their finals.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 1:33 AM BST
woah, Jim, Jericho and Dave are all on the latest Dark Side of The Ring. And we get to see Dave's office Happy
Report wisewords May 4, 2021 2:08 AM BST
is this the Brian Pillman 2 parter?
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 9:53 AM BST
yeah, I think only part 1 is out yet.
Report wisewords May 4, 2021 3:36 PM BST
I watched part 1 last night, was very interesting. I'd seen Dave's messy office before on a previous episode
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 3:39 PM BST
https://twitter.com/LibyanIntegrity/status/1389521264612573185
classic BBC
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 3:40 PM BST

May 4, 2021 -- 9:36AM, wisewords wrote:


I watched part 1 last night, was very interesting. I'd seen Dave's messy office before on a previous episode


the Montreal screwjob? I didn't bother with that one cause I've seen/read so much about it already and heard there was muggery on it, mainly Scott Hall. Besides that one and the New Jack one, I have seen them all.

Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 3:42 PM BST
it's not really messy imo, it's just that he has 38 years of Wrestling Observer Newsletters stacked on top of each other near the walls.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 3:44 PM BST
and he always tries to be so hip wearing some cool wrestling t-shirt. just wear a nice-looking shirt like normal people, dude!
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 3:45 PM BST
I wish they had mentioned Pillman's planned Superbowl stunt.
Report wisewords May 4, 2021 3:58 PM BST

May 4, 2021 -- 9:40AM, SamuelMertensBertens wrote:


May  4, 2021 --  2:36PM, wisewords wrote:I watched part 1 last night, was very interesting. I'd seen Dave's messy office before on a previous episodethe Montreal screwjob? I didn't bother with that one cause I've seen/read so much about it already and heard there was muggery on it, mainly Scott Hall. Besides that one and the New Jack one, I have seen them all.


yeah must have been Montreal. I watched it a while ago so can't be 100%, but I'd seen that office before

Report wisewords May 4, 2021 3:59 PM BST

May 4, 2021 -- 9:44AM, SamuelMertensBertens wrote:


and he always tries to be so hip wearing some cool wrestling t-shirt. just wear a nice-looking shirt like normal people, dude!


Dave is like the Simon Cowell of wrestling

Report wisewords May 4, 2021 4:00 PM BST

May 4, 2021 -- 9:45AM, SamuelMertensBertens wrote:


I wish they had mentioned Pillman's planned Superbowl stunt.


I haven't heard about it. will it be in part 2 or did they already go past that part in the story?

Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 4:01 PM BST
think they went past it, this was Jan/Feb 1996, peak of Loose Cannon era, but they might mention it in the next episode instead.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 4:03 PM BST
so many wrestling documentaries coming up with ~ten weekly coming up from both Vice and A&E.
Report wisewords May 4, 2021 9:22 PM BST
ten per week? did I read that wrong?
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 4, 2021 9:52 PM BST
at least two per week for the next ten weeks
Report wisewords May 4, 2021 10:31 PM BST
aha Happy
Report Angela Rebecchi May 5, 2021 4:10 PM BST
Wonder what PSG 2.5 outright backers are thinking now.
Report edy May 5, 2021 4:23 PM BST
Cry
Report n88uk May 7, 2021 9:40 PM BST
https://twitter.com/TheBoiledEgg/status/1390767414275678210

Did Jovanovski ever make this mistake?
Report wisewords May 7, 2021 10:05 PM BST
Toad did you see that in Iceland? a big robbery. under 5.5 1.01 gubbed and match odds gubbed 1.01/1.02 aswell. felt very arranged
Report wisewords May 7, 2021 10:06 PM BST
1.01            £658
1.02            £18,532
1.03            £227
Report edy May 7, 2021 10:57 PM BST

May 7, 2021 -- 3:40PM, n88uk wrote:


https://twitter.com/TheBoiledEgg/status/1390767414275678210Did Jovanovski ever make this mistake?


Laugh

Report n88uk May 9, 2021 12:19 PM BST
Wonder if Caramba knows the answer to this question.

"Which European capital city was built across 14 islands?"
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 9, 2021 12:28 PM BST
it was kind of a giveaway when you mentioned my name. I knew it's built on islands, but didn't realize it was that many.
Report n88uk May 9, 2021 2:34 PM BST
Will see if any of my quiz goers get it.
Report edy May 9, 2021 3:01 PM BST
no way will they get it
Report edy May 9, 2021 3:03 PM BST
Who in the UK even knows Stockholm exists? The only city a few UK people will know is Malmö because Malmö is one big no-go area these days.
Report edy May 9, 2021 3:03 PM BST
*only Swedish city
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 9, 2021 3:14 PM BST
the entire Sweden is Sad
Report edy May 9, 2021 6:45 PM BST
Surely the north is corona-free.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 10, 2021 11:27 AM BST
Seen the whole Pillman doc now. 10/10.
Report edy May 10, 2021 1:35 PM BST
Interesting.

German wikipedia says the death is attributed to painkiller (abuse) in connection with his heart defect. No mention of painkillers on the English wikipedia.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 10, 2021 2:08 PM BST
that English wiki page must have been written by a big denier. It's been well documented that Pillman had major problems with painkillers and other substances. His sister in the doc says the offical reason for his death was heart disease, but taking all those pills can't have helped.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 10, 2021 2:10 PM BST
here is a Brian Pillman story I know you'll LOVE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hzq7JvLH8W4
Report Angela Rebecchi May 11, 2021 10:55 PM BST
Barca 1.01 battered !
Report wisewords May 11, 2021 11:05 PM BST
1.01            £48,278
1.02            £420,037
1.03            £5,335
1.07            £4,041
1.08            £111,624
1.09            £62,026
1.1            £124,210
1.11            £106,136
Report winningthought May 12, 2021 5:20 AM BST
n88uk • May 9, 2021 12:19 PM BST
Wonder if Caramba knows the answer to this question.

"Which European capital city was built across 14 islands?"


n88uk sucking up to SaMeBe as per normal. Just kill me now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4zfEkKs2ZM
.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 12, 2021 1:15 PM BST
can you believe Betfair refuses to put up a market for Floyd Mayweather vs the other Paul brother?
Report wisewords May 12, 2021 1:35 PM BST
they did for Jake Paul v Ben Askren eventually
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 12, 2021 4:51 PM BST
yeah, and did good numbers.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 12, 2021 4:52 PM BST
maybe there's some boxing purist on the trading team that hates celebrity boxing.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 12, 2021 7:56 PM BST
why do Germans call Emil i Lönneberga Michael? There's nothing closer to Emil in German?
Report edy May 12, 2021 8:28 PM BST
Emil was already taken by Emil from the very famous and very popular German classic "Emil und die Detektive" from Erich Kästner. Can't have two (very famous) children's book characters with the same name. Children would think it's the same person.
Report edy May 12, 2021 8:30 PM BST
I wrote that before having had looked it up, but I did just look it up, and the above is indeed the official reason. They didn't want to create a situation where the two characters are confused with each other.
Report edy May 12, 2021 8:30 PM BST
Also, it's Michel, not Michael.
Report wisewords May 12, 2021 8:33 PM BST
#expertedy
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 12, 2021 8:44 PM BST

May 12, 2021 -- 2:28PM, edy wrote:


Emil was already taken by Emil from the very famous and very popular German classic "Emil und die Detektive" from Erich Kästner. Can't have two (very famous) children's book characters with the same name. Children would think it's the same person.


but it's Emil the detective's friend from Germany and Emil from Lönneberga, Sweden Cry
Shouldn't be that hard to keep track of.

Report SamuelMertensBertens May 12, 2021 8:46 PM BST
we renamed Hansel und Gretel Hans och Greta (similar sounding), not Jimmy och Lisa.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 12, 2021 8:46 PM BST
sorry Hänsel
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 13, 2021 2:40 PM BST
Did Betfair offer Tyson vs Jones?
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 2:54 PM BST
I'm not sure sorry. I don't think they did though. they also didn't offer Jake v Askren until very near to the event
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 13, 2021 3:13 PM BST
they told me the reason they won't offer Floyd vs Logan is because it's unsanctioned (exhibition).
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 5:32 PM BST
ok. well Askren v Jake was a real pro bout as you know. looks like we might miss out on this one
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 13, 2021 5:55 PM BST
I wonder if there's a legit reason (as in they'll get in trouble with their licensor if they offer unsanctioned fights) or if it's just "because". When Conor does an exhibition I feel fairly confident we'll see it here.
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 13, 2021 5:58 PM BST
and feels like lines are a bit blurry on what is a real fight and what is not.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Tyson_vs._Roy_Jones_Jr.
Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. was an eight-round exhibition boxing match contested between former undisputed heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson and former four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr. The bout took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on November 28, 2020, and was sanctioned by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC).

so a sanctioned exhibition fight?
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 13, 2021 6:01 PM BST
and on the same card there was Jake Paul vs some ex NBA buy and that was a real fight?
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:28 PM BST
for it to be a proper pro fight they boxers need to have licenses I think
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:29 PM BST
if they don't have licenses then it's white collar/exhibition type
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:30 PM BST
Jake Paul has had 4 boxing matches. 1 unsanctioned without licenses and 3 sanctioned I think. not fully sure though
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:36 PM BST
"On August 25, 2018, Jake Paul and his brother Logan Paul fought KSI and his younger brother, Deji Olatunji, in a pair of amateur white-collar boxing matches"
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:36 PM BST
"On December 21, 2019, it was announced that Paul would be making his professional boxing debut against fellow YouTuber AnEsonGib (known as Gib) on January 30, 2020, in Miami"
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:36 PM BST
"In July 2020, it was announced he would be venturing into the ring for a second professional bout, facing professional basketball player Nate Robinson as part of the undercard for the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. exhibition match."
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:37 PM BST
"After a back-and-forth on social media,[32][33] it was announced on December 22, 2020 that Paul's third pro bout opponent would be the former Bellator MMA and ONE Welterweight Champion Ben Askren, on March 28, 2021, in Los Angeles"
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:40 PM BST
Mayweather-Logan Paul will be an exhibition unless Mayweather is gaining 40 pounds or Logan is losing the same. Jake Paul vs Ben Askren was not an exhibition; it was a fully-sanctioned, full contact fight that goes down on official records. Mayweather vs Logan Paul, like last November’s Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr showcase, will be an exhibition — nothing goes on anyone’s official record.
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:40 PM BST
so yeah, that's that Plain
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 13, 2021 6:45 PM BST
Sad
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 13, 2021 6:46 PM BST
Betfair needs to get with the times. Celebrity/freak show boxing is where it's a at these days.
Report wisewords May 13, 2021 6:47 PM BST
They should just put a betting market for it in the Specials section
Report SamuelMertensBertens May 13, 2021 6:48 PM BST
good idea.
Report wisewords May 14, 2021 8:54 PM BST
all the crazy is happening today

Man City HT:

1.01            £7,324
1.02            £6,992
1.03            £9,441
1.04            £8,501
1.05            £521
1.06            £1,530
1.07            £2,515

half time score 2-2 Crazy
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