Do you think a barbwire match will ever be televised on WWE TV. I think that it would be a really cool way to end a feud if done right. All you need to do is wrestle a regular match with empasis on hitting the wire. When hit them and sell it like FUCK. Anybody that has seen Toyota v. Kudo will know what I'm talking about. It would be an easy match...well...except for the fact that there's barbwire.
"We can't bust heads like we used to, but we have our ways. One trick is to tell them stories that don't go anywhere. Like that time I took the ferry over to Shelbyville; I needed a new heel for my shoe. So, I decided to go to Morganville, which is what they called Shelbyville in those days. So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickle, and in those days, nickles had pictures of bumblebees on them. "Give me five bees for a quarter," you'd say. Now where were we? Oh yeah, the important thing was that I had an onion on my belt, which was the style at the time. They didn't have any white onions, because of the war; the only thing you can get was those big yellow ones..." -Abe Simpson
No chance. The gore factor is a bit to much even for Vince.
The real problem is that the guys that would most likely be in the match (Dreamer, Al Snow, etc.) may let the moment get to them and take the match a little bit to far. Things like wrapping the opponent in barbed wire and rolling them across the ring.
These commercials are superfine because they pay for the production costs of putting CHRIS MOTHERFUCKING BENOIT on my GODDAMN TV SCREEN! I will GO GREYHOUND! I am thinking OUTSIDE THE BUN! – Dean Rasmussen 8/1/2002 Smackdown Workrate Report
How about a barbed wire ladder match? I saw one of those in JCW and, contrary to expectations, it was merely a ladder wrapped in barbed wire. There wasn't even anything hanging over the ring, it was just a regular weapon. The match itself was decent, though, so it would probably be really good with workers who were more than mediocre. And adding barbedwire to the ladder would make the match seem much more dangerous to the average fan without actually increasing the danger level much above a typical ladder match.
Because that is where the Hogan/Vince feud throws a monkey wrench into the plans. Also, turning Austin heel right now would be the wrong move, because the marks are going to cheer him anyway for the first few months.