WWE Needs to Stop Trying to be MMA

jason savageCorrespondent IOctober 9, 2008

Lately the WWE seems to feel a need to make their matches more "real" to compete with MMA. I don't see the need in injuries to your top stars just to make a "sport" that we all know is scripted seem more real to those who could care less.

The WWE wrestlers of the 80's and 90's didn't need to do so and in turn were able to stay on TV weekly and fill arenas nightly and most importantly were there to build storylines and plots, now storylines can be destroyed with one legitimate punch or kick just to add some credibility.

We all know wrestlers do get injured in the ring but to get injured just for injuries sake is silly!

I say keep wrestling the way it has always been—a highly choreographed soap opera and athletic exhibition where injuries still do happen but not just for the sake of gaining credibility from those outside the wrestling world who call it "fake" regardless and won't change their minds anyway!