What’s Bothering Me?: Hogan/Bischoff, The Miz, X Division

Nick Paglino

#1. The Scapegoat

The MizRecent reports claim the supposed new year plans for Miz to re-enter the World Title picture have been scrapped due to a low buyrate for Survivor Series. Really? Really? That's ludicrous.

Not pairing Miz with Punk might be the right move. That's subjective. But to blame Miz for a pay per view that included THE ROCK and his first match since WrestleMania 20 — that's stretching a bit. While we're reaching for an explanation, here's a few more for ya…

Survivor Series 2011 buyrates were down because:

-there was a "Saved By The Bell" marathon running that night.
-Warrior told all his Twitter followers that if they purchased the PPV, he would show up at their house and give a two-hour lecture on how being gay is an abomination. And word simply spread.
-Mae Young was hosting her first ever, fully nude webcast live at the same time of Survivor Series.

Tweet me your witty one-liners @RealityofChris.

In all honesty, I was surprised  when I heard about the low numbers for the Survivor Series event. However, if there's someone or something specific to blame, I can think of several other factors ahead of the Miz. First, it's McMahon. Second…

Nevermind. The buck stops with McMahon.

Chris Cash can be reached via email at wzchriscash@yahoo.com. Follow him on Twitter @RealityofChris and be sure to check out the Voice of Wrestling radio show, hosted by Chris and Nick Paglino, every Monday night from 7-8 EST, exclusively on WrestleZone.com and VOWLive.com.

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