Looks like we were wrong about wrestler's being forced to shill a match of the company's choosing in the way the company chose...
Lance Storm replied on his comment board saying they gave him a list of matches to choose from and a list of suggestions (I'm presuming suggestions on what to say about the match) but that he wasn't required to use their suggestions. The only requirement was that he couldn't pick a match that had already been shown.
So we can now take turns kicking Rey Mysterio in the nuts. Anybody mind lifting him up so it's an easier target?
I think that segment could almost be a strong selling point for the show. There is clearly money in retro matches, but as long as they keep clipping the matches so badly it'll never work. I mean, last week they showed Demolition over Strike Force at WM 4, one of my biggest mark-out matches of all time. The match left alone only goes about five minutes, but they still clipped it down to about 90 seconds. Bullshit.
Aye; the Undertaker vs Cena match was the only good booking I've seen on Smackdown! for a while... I think its because they're the two highest-rated wrestlers on Smackdown (like it or not), so putting them in a match together is common sense.