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Only one source has said something so far nothing else has been posted since hopefully it's not the case because that would be a big loss of talent

If it is true though then I'm getting tired of talent just being able to sit at home and have a dummy spit Punk started this now Neville has done it and possibly Asuka it's a slap in the face to the weekend and the fans who pay money to see them perform.

If people are going to do this every time they don't get their way I say bury the fuckers so bad they have no name value by the time they leave and it should teach everyone else don't go having a cry everytime something doesn't go your way
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Quote The inclusion of Asuka to make it a triple threat match is likely WWE's way to get out of a finish without compromising either Becky Lynch or Charlotte Flair and also without any of the three "having to do a job" since Flair is booked into a program with Ronda Rousey early in 2019 and then Becky Lynch is to follow, likely for WrestleMania 35.
 
How poor that she's been added to the match more than likely to do the job.
 
When Becky was looking for someone to replace her against Rousey, she got a much bigger hand than anyone else including Charlotte, and management should have taken better note.
 
Really hope we see a swerve. I don't expect to see her as champion but don't have her be the one beaten.
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As soon as they announced the addition of a third participant to make the match a triple threat I knew it was to protect Charlotte and Becky and to have someone to do the job.

Realistically it’s a not a bad spot for Asuka, this match will possibly main event TLC and she’s still wrestling in a high profile title match at a PPV so even as the one taking the fall it could be far worse and it’s the best position Asuka has been in for a while.
In any rate in a TLC title match isn’t the win achieved by retrieving the belt from above the ring as per ladder match rules?

Asuka should be doing more though, her main roster run has been disappointing so far. Becky, Charlotte and Rousey are the clear top stars of the Women’s division currently and Asuka has to wait in line behind them.

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Originally posted by Fletch Fletch wrote:

As soon as they announced the addition of a third participant to make the match a triple threat I knew it was to protect Charlotte and Becky and to have someone to do the job.

Realistically it’s a not a bad spot for Asuka, this match will possibly main event TLC and she’s still wrestling in a high profile title match at a PPV so even as the one taking the fall it could be far worse and it’s the best position Asuka has been in for a while.
In any rate in a TLC title match isn’t the win achieved by retrieving the belt from above the ring as per ladder match rules?

Asuka should be doing more though, her main roster run has been disappointing so far. Becky, Charlotte and Rousey are the clear top stars of the Women’s division currently and Asuka has to wait in line behind them.
 

Um... correct me if I'm wrong, because I could easily be wrong here, but in a TLC title match isn't the title hung above the ring? Therefore no one is taking the fall?

In my opinion, Asuka is in the match because she will take the bumps Charlotte & Becky will not. Let me amend that to Asuka will take the bumps that only Nikki Cross and Ronda Rousey have also shown they're willing to take. The NXT four horsewomen, for all their talent, and all their hype do not take crazy hardcore match style bumps. You don't see them taking insane chairshots, or hard bumps from high places (a moonsault into a group of waiting and watching women doesn't count unless they pull away at the last minute and let her flatback to the floor) or get bruised and welted with cane shots. 

If you want someone to absorb shit-tons of punishment, you go to Asuka & Nikki Cross, and apparently Ronda Rousey, too. You don't go to Becky Lynch, Charlotte, or Bayley or even Sasha (though some of the shots she takes look to kill her, that's just her talent at selling). 

You have 3 women in all of WWE right now that will take a monumental fucking beating, and Asuka is the only one in a position to slot in to this match to do it.

This bodes very well for Asuka's future because she's going to get over like no one else IF she is allowed to steal the show from Charlotte & Becky by taking a Mick Foley or Jeff Hardy level beating AND Charlotte & Becky do not.
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I mean, you watched the Last Woman Standing, right? 

Becky Lynch is a no DQ wrestler in a DQ finish world right now. She's literally changing wrestling to suit herself. Meanwhile, Charlotte is a company girl through and through and take exactly the bumps they tell her to.

TLC will be proof of this. Yes, Asuka is there so that Becky doesn't have to bump heavy but that's just what the company want to happen. There's no doubt in my mind that Becky's taking some crazy bumps in this match.
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Did YOU watch the first ever last woman standing match? The one with Asuka and Nikki Cross? Charlotte and Becky's match was child's play by comparison. Just sayin.

As long as we are in agreement that Asuka is there to take the bumps Charlotte and Becky won't be.
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Yes, I did. To say the Evolution match was Child's Play is an insult to Charlotte and Becky. Their match was produced as it was, and both took a hefty amount of punishment. They did their job, as did Asuka and Cross.

Let's not forget that after the NXT match, both women had weeks to recover. Charlotte and Becky were wrestling the next day. Not everything has to result in blood and broken bones.
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You don't think they put on another show for weeks after their last man standing match huh?

I'm all about them being safe, but if you're going to have that kind of match, you need to do it right.

The match in NXT was done exceedingly well. The match on the main roster was child's play.

It's not a insult to the women, it's an insult to the producers for not being more creative both in regards to that match and the future of the product in general.

They can't keep dumbing everything down and expecting fans not to react negatively. They should be keeping people safe, but they should also be inovating new spots to counteract.

Then again, Asuka and Nikki Cross didn't reinvent the wheel with their match and it still looked great and they didn't bleed each other nor break bones and I'd be willing to bet they had less than one week before they performed again since that took place during one of their tours.
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NXT caters to a more indie style audience and the roster down there are working a far more relaxed schedule, in mainland WWE the talent cannot go out night after night working gruelling NXT type matches because their bodies wouldn’t withstand the strain and plus the novelty would wear off, you have to leave the audience wanting more so that is why many televised matches are short and forgettable, it’s more just to further storylines and give the talent exposure while building to the PPV’s. This is why with Raw and Smackdown I’m content to just watch YouTube highlight videos rather than the full shows because I know I will still get a good overview of the storyline developments and that only on a odd occasion is a match must see, so I don’t mind just seeing a few clips of the matches and the finishes.

To say Becky and Charlotte are bump shy is crazy though, they may not work a ‘Japanese Strong style’ as they call it like Asuka but I’ve seen no evidence to suggest they would need someone inserted into their match to take the crazy bumps because they aren’t willing to do it themselves.

Also I did say in my previous post that a TLC match to my knowledge usually ends by retrieving the belt which is suspended above the ring.

Maybe they added Asuka for the following reasons:

To insert Asuka into a major programme where she can shine as she has been pretty low key since Wrestlemania after losing to Charlotte.

Maybe this will build to a Becky vs Asuka feud as we get toward Wrestlemania? Could even result in a Asuka heel turn.

Becky vs Charlotte has been done several times over now so maybe it was just to mix things up a bit and spark a bit of extra interest.

TLC matches by design seem to usually be multi-person matches perhaps they just felt this match would benefit from a added participant.
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Asuka's my pick to win the title if I'm honest
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