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Dr Disrespect “threatens” wrestling star Baron Corbin over NFL opinion

Published: 9/Sep/2019 3:26 Updated: 6/May/2020 10:47

by Brad Norton

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Superstar Twitch streamer Dr Disrespect was looking to pick a fight against WWE wrestling star Baron Corbin, all over a football opinion.

A number of comparisons can be drawn between the explosive personality of DrDisrespect and the equally edgy attitudes of stars in the wrestling sphere.

Ever wanted to see the Doc step foot inside a ring? That opportunity might be drawing near as the streamer decided to call out a former WWE United States Champion, tongue-in-cheek of course.

It all started on September 8, which was the first full day of action in the National Football League, when the Doc put out a “bold prediction,” regarding who will win the Super Bowl.

“My bold NFL prediction of the year: if Lamar Jackson stays healthy, Ravens are winning the Super Bowl,” he tweeted.

The tweet was caught by Corbin, who is a gamer himself and livestreams on Mixer, and he expressed his disagreement with the Two-Time’s prediction with a popular GIF of Danny Devito shaking his head.

At this point, the Doc hilariously took things to a whole new level, hitting the WWE wrestler with a threat, if you can even call it that.

“If I were you, I’d watch your mouth Baron,” he responded. “Those V-neck collared shirts wouldn’t save you in the ring against the 6’8 gaming stallion.”

While it’s not the first time that Dr Disrespect has flaunted his height on social media, there’s no way that he honestly believes he could take on the wrestler.

Formerly a member of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts roster, Corbin weighs 285lbs and matches the Doc in height at 6 ft 8 inches.

Twitch - DrDisrespectCould you picture the Doc in WWE?

As much as fans would like to see the two engage in a real hand-to-hand battle, you would be hard-pressed to find even one who would put his money on the Blockbuster champion to be the last one standing.

Obviously, as is usually the case with the Doc, the whole thing was just a comedic act, although don’t be surprised if the two decided to join forces in gaming, and possibly even stream together.

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FaZe Clan reveal FaZe 5’s Top 100 finalists & next recruitment steps

Published: 23/Oct/2020 23:20

by Theo Salaun

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FaZe Clan’s FaZe 5 recruitment is nearing its finale, as 95 of the final top 100 candidates have officially been revealed. Next, the community will be able to select the five remaining content creators before FaZe announces the top 100’s challenge on Monday, October 26.

Back in August, FaZe Clan set the gaming world ablaze with a #FaZe5 challenge that gives everyone a chance to sign up and compete to become one of five new recruits to the organization in 2020. 

After months of deliberations and countless submissions, FaZe have tried to trim the finalists down to a top 100 before moving on to the next round of the challenge. But, as it turns out, the deciders are struggling to finish off their list and want to enlist the public for some help.

In a brand-new, highly anticipated hype video, FaZe announced 95 finalists with submission videos and highlights overlaid on some heavy, uptempo electronic music. Then, FaZe CBass explains what’s next.

Unsurprisingly, the majority of the content creators who made the final cut seem to be avid gamers focused on Call of Duty, Fortnite, Valorant, and Apex Legends. But there is some diversity, as fans might notice some highlights of Fall Guys, but then also visual art, music, and even clothing design.

Some of Call of Duty: Warzone’s more successful streamers and competitors also made the cut, as Nio, SuperEvan, and WarsZ all made the top 95. It’s not all high-level FPS streamers though, as the FaZe boys appear to have cast a wide net for the newest batch of recruits.

Among the more interesting content creators who are reaching the next round, the six-year-old Rowdy Rogan and MontoyaTwinz (Mya and Myka Montoya) are easy standouts. (It remains unclear if the Montoyas would take up one or two spots if they get into the final five.)

After flying through 95 impressive candidates, CBass cuts in to let people know that the list is too hard to cap off. 

“Everything we’ve looked through, we’ve been impressed by. We’ve sat through and watched absolutely everything we can and the honest truth is that there are way more than 100 people who are deserving of moving on to the next round of this challenge.”

Since the boys in red, black, and white can’t choose the final five, they’re allowing the community to do so. If fans have a creator who didn’t make the top 100, but deserves to, then they just need to hashtag “FaZe5” on Twitter and tag said creator. Then, on Monday, October 26, the official top 100 and next steps will be announced.