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Last year was unlike any year any of us had gone through in our lives and hopefully we will have to endure another year like the one we endured in 2020. It's time we retrace our steps a bit to the brightest and worst moments of the last twelve months. It will be difficult to pull out just one moment for each, but I will give WWE there time and then I will do the same for AEW and Impact. Some side moments to mention are the arrival of the Thunderdome and Roman Reigns returning as the Tribal Chief. The arrival of the Thunderdome gave WWE some form of normalcy in a time when they needed a shot in the arm. Roman's refresh has done wonders for him and indirectly made him the top heel in not just WWE, but in wrestling. As for worst moment by far is Raw Underground which I don't really have to explain why in my book.
The best from 2020 as the return of Edge to WWE and Wrestlemania 36! First off it is impossible to know how Wrestlemania would've been if it had gone down like originally planned. There is no doubting though that WWE made the best of a horrible situation to give us one of the best Wrestlemania's we have seen in the last few years. With the invention of the cinematic matches there is little doubt that we will be seeing them more often in the future. I never thought that I would be able to write that Edge was able to return to the ring and compete in one of the top feuds of the year with Randy Orton. The question now is how will Edge return from his injury when he does and how often will he compete.
There is little doubt that even though a lot of the former WWE employees have caught on elsewhere by now it doesn't take away from the fact that the roster cuts from last April "due to the pandemic" was the worst from WWE last year. Toss in the fact that they tried to get talent to stop broadcasting on third party websites which lead to the release of Zelina Vega is a whole other issue. I will be the first to say that WWE had a bloated roster of talent that they weren't using to their fullest potential, but think about one thing. They resigned Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Mike and Maria in 2019 to hefty contracts only to release them less then a year later just as a way to avoid seeing them go to All Elite Wrestling. To keep a wrestler under contract to avoid having them going to another promotion is one thing if you have a plan to keep them around and would see business drop off, but if resign a wrestler without having a real plan for them then you are wasting everyone's time. WWE made a big mistake last year with the spring releases, and the point isn't that they did it as it is more when they did it. Next on the list is All Elite Wrestling!!