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  1. I am so happy that Molly Holly was in it Talk about someone who was born a generation too early
    8 points
  2. I was taking a piss when Rey came out and I heard my whole family lose their minds. I said "What?!" and they said "Rey MYSTERIO!" and I forgot what I was doing and made a mess.
    5 points
  3. MY biggest critique of the women's Rumble was that too many women would roll to the floor and hang out. By the time we got to the final 4 I thought that there was still like 2 or 3 people laying on the outside that were just going to come back in.
    5 points
  4. They might fuck up the entire Rousey WWE thing and she may suck in the ring but if she is coming out Joan Jett's Bad Reputation I will fucking allow it.
    5 points
  5. Can we all stop for a minute and take note what a fucking stooge Kevin Kelly is, literally standing up out of his seat so he can hand it to Cody?
    5 points
  6. Okada, thinking about how he just had to issue something close to a public apology (at least an explanation) for... being in a relationship: "And they get streamers in the middle of the ring?" I love everything about this. Wrestling, man.
    5 points
  7. Wrestling fans can be some stupid motherfuckers.
    4 points
  8. MILANO COLLECTION AT WAS CRYING! The cameras cut back to the commentary booth (shaped like a table) and he's wiping away tears and sniffling after sobbing through some words before the camera had to cut away for the Golden Lovers storming past the media. I love that man so much. Okada... lol
    4 points
  9. 4 points
  10. I want her and Joe to hook up on the main roster. Just the two of them running around choking fools out as a way of showing affection. Like an animal bringing a kill to it's mate. Tell me you wouldn't watch that.
    4 points
  11. Beth looked pretty good when she was in there too. I'd watch a Beth/Nia rivalry.
    3 points
  12. 3 points
  13. OH YEAH! Braun gives Brock a stiff knee and Brock IMMEDIATELY gives Braun a receipt for it and says something that gets bleeped. He fucking cracked Braun.
    3 points
  14. Second best. His best was "You mean Sheamus's birthday is on Rusev Day?" But those were clearly the two best.
    3 points
  15. Give Corey the quote of the night - "You know what they say, if there's a back Sasha has a knife to stab it in".
    3 points
  16. I had a laugh at McCool getting some premium 2010 booking and clearing the ring
    3 points
  17. Let's get a close up of those nails...
    3 points
  18. They fire it off after every(?) title match, or at least every title change, when the winner poses with the belt. But since Jay had to cede the ring before he could celebrate, they never used it. So that’s why it was there. That the guy responsible for triggering it thought “This is a win!” and also hit Kenny’s music is awesome, though. They very heavy handidly wanted to signal it’s a triumphant moment.
    3 points
  19. I swear - Kawada might be The. Legit. Coolest. Dude. Who. Ever. Rassled.
    3 points
  20. Whole show ruled. Whether it's heel AOP or face AOP, I love me some big dudes tossing around little dudes. Dream-Ohno was good stuff. There was some awkwardness at the end but at this point in my wrestling fandom, I don't care about botches as long as it's not every spot. It makes the match more realistic to me because just like in life, shit fucks up and doesn't go according to the game plan and you have work through it. I loved the women's title match. Baszler is a brutal heel and I loved Ember not quitting and the crowd getting behind her. I was worried she was going to lose and become the Lex Luger of the NXT women's division but she stepped up as the top female face tonight. Cole-Black was pretty much every WWE style garbage match in the past few years. Not bad but not memorable. I had high hopes for this when Black was refusing to use weapons then it became what it was. I don't know if I can put Almas-Gargano as the best match in NXT history but I was also there live for DIY-Revival 2/3 falls so I'm biased. I might be willing to call it the best singles match in NXT history but I'll have to rewatch Sasha-Bayley and Zayn-Neville before I'm willing to give it the title.
    3 points
  21. You know, in the early game, my main note on the main event was just how good Gargano and Almas can chain wrestle, and we very rarely get to see extended runs of that now a days. But holy shit both were great at it, and it makes me happy cause that is my favorite shit. Also, credit to them for making every little transition not feel forced, once. I've watched so many people were you can tell clearly they are working to get to a specific position. That main event never felt like that.
    3 points
  22. So Almas and Gargano watched NJPW this morning and said "Yeah, we can beat that"/ I don't think I've seen a match done in WWE that had everyone hooked and fooled that well. Holy shit that match was amazing.
    3 points
  23. That main event was short list for best NXT match all time. I think it cements Gargano and Almas as some of the best NXT roster members ever. I can't believe I'm saying this, but Gargano might actually be a better NXT babyface then Sami Zayn, and I thought that was legitimately impossible.
    3 points
  24. Shayna Baszler is really fucking good you guys & Velveteen Dream is my favorite but that main event was the best match in NXT history.
    3 points
  25. She's got the whole world in her hands, she's got the whole wide world in her hands RUN
    3 points
  26. I need Nikki Bella to show up tomorrow and tell Asuka she has unfinished business with her tbh. I am more hyped about a singles match between those two than anything at Wrestlemania.
    2 points
  27. I loved Molly walking down the ring like a goof (like her original WWE character really) and then just crushing everyone.
    2 points
  28. Saying it now before I say it over and over and over this year; Ronda Rousey is one of the most hopelessly unnatural actors I have ever witnessed in my life. If she's in this full-time, any promos she cuts in front of a crowd are going to be eventually *eviscerated*. I don't think it'll happen at first, but audiences will catch on. It's going to be a bumpy ride. They could just stick her with Heyman...
    2 points
  29. Dumbass Cena screaming at Shinsuke to interrupt on camera. Twice. Couldn't find a more... subtle.. way to convey that spot? He's so out of control when it comes to audibly calling things.
    2 points
  30. I said "HOLY SHIT" on Twitter, and there were at least two more larger ones to go.
    2 points
  31. @Beech27 and @Oyaji , thank you for setting my mind at ease about the confetti thing. That does make sense. I'm sorry I doubted you, NJPW.
    2 points
  32. Games. Mutant Football League has quite a bit of style (and Tim Kitzrow!), but none of the actual gameplay to support it. The devs should have played more Blitz: The League II and unashamedly ripped it off. Celeste is what happens when Super Meat Boy and Fez have a baby, and that baby grows up to cause world peace or cure cancer or something. Buy it. Play it. That's what I'm saying.
    2 points
  33. It also makes Ciampa look like an even bigger cold, calculating prick to let the match play out. If Gargano wins, attacking him guarantees Ciampa gets to cut in line for a title shot that Gargano will grant just to get revenge. If Gargano loses, Ciampa gets to beat him down immediately after his hopes and dreams have been crushed.
    2 points
  34. Watching the New Beginning 1/28/17 show. Early into the show, I have made a discovery: Pat Morita faked his own death and became a New Japan ref.
    2 points
  35. I liked that they played with people's expectations that Tommaso didn't come out when it was expected he would. It worked doubly so, because that would've been back to back matches with heel interference and it legitimized Almas.
    2 points
  36. I feel like it's worth noting that Page was the only person who seemed enthusiastic about going along with Cody's scheme. Marty was protesting till the very end. And of course, the Bucks were gone. I imagine there will be excellent drama milked from figuring out where everybody stands moving forward.
    2 points
  37. Dude I got high on Gargano last year when I noticed that a lot f Matches of the year for 2017 and 2016 had his name in them. When he first came to NXT, someone called him and Ciampa vanilla midgets and I agreed. But now? Nope. Redragon vs AOP was good, and I totally bought the story they are selling which I guess I am naive. The thing is that Kyle O'Reilly started the match kicking at one of the twins legs at least 5 times. So when Akam(I think that is how you spell his name) got hurt, I just figured that his knee buckled from the kicks. And honestly, that is how I figured someone like Kyle O'Reilly was going to get in this match and be effective because from what I've seen of him, he is a submission guy and an MMA guy. Bobby Fish is harder to pin down due to his work in NOAH which he is the Dynamite Kid type of dude which was the standard in indies circa 2005-2010. I agree that there is nothing amazing about the duo and they don't standout much, however, they are good to great wrestlers on their own. AOP, however, has come a long way. These guys seemed like typical WWE Hosses that are going to be fed to Roman, but to me anyways, they are more exceptional than that. These guys are how monsters should be booked and WWE knows how to book monsters. I grew to like them and can't wait for their inevitable call-up when they fade to obscurity in the main roster. Velveteen Dream vs Ohno was good. The high point of the match came from the beginning as everyone already stated. I noticed that Clarke was not as crisp as he normally is with his moves and botched a few times. These two needed to work on their chemistry. I kind of skipped out on most of Ember Moon and Baszler. Worst match of the night by far was Cole vs Black. Okay, in hardcore matches, I always hated when guys would acquiense the crowd's bullshit and go out the natural flow of the match to grab something like tables and set that shit up. Leaving the opponent in the middle of the ring for minutes or it feel like minutes. I hate that so much because it is such an easy fix. Just fucking drag your opponent outside the ring and keep beating them while in between grabbing the table and setting it up. This match was full of set up spots like that and it annoyed me. I loved how Lucha Underground Hardcore matches cut that shit short by having shit set up prior to the match so wrestlers did not have to waste time grabbing weapons. I mean the time consumed grabbing weapons spot should be used in matches where weapons are not allowed because it adds to the story. But yeah, did not like the match in spite of the few good spots it had. The main event. Holy shit the main event. Okay, there are matches where I expect the obvious and tune it out. I knew Almas was going to win because Black won his match and NXT rarely runs champion vs champion main events for squeaky clean babyface champions that Gargano would have been. I have always been high on Almas since he entered NXT. I did not go into his La Sombra days in NJPW and will later, but this dude is so fucking fluid. There were exchanges in this match that came in bursts and Sombra would do like 4 moves in succession. He reminded me of Naito and since the two were in the same faction in CMLL....yeah, I can see why. Rippa kept on pimping this guy to get over and I can see why. Gargano was incredible in this match as well. The story structure was intricate, but also fantastic. Almas was going for these heavy high impact moves in succession. First it was the back with Gargano doing that ringside senton that he always does and Almas dodging it and shit. For like 5 minutes, Almas worked the back, but Gargano fired back with a babyface comeback. Almas then started working the chest after Gargano tried a sunset top rope powerbomb and Almas flipped out of it and ran his knees in his chest. Another ten minutes of high impact moves, and Gargano came back. Vega only did like 3 things in this match, but her effect was felt because each thing she did turned the tide of the match. She is a very subtle heel manager and I hope WWE does not try to separate her from Almas. I love this match. Easiest MotY canidate and I can't see how anyone is going to top it outside of Gargano again. This was a solid show with presumably 5(have yet to see Moon vs Shayna yet) matches. Good shit.
    2 points
  38. Got my 101st Platinum with Sound Shapes. PlayStation Store Japan had this on sale...just bought it and synced my save and voila! trophies!
    2 points
  39. I love the way the big MOOVEZ actually had a purpose, instead of just trying to pop the crowd. It felt like All Japan in the 90's, where both guys were determined to beat down and destroy the other guy. The fact that a bunch of their moves missed fed right into the story that they were giving their strongest efforts at bringing the death. The fact that the crowd chanted "Thank you, Candice" demonstrated the power of Zelina's presence and character. She only does one or two things the whole match, but the crowd is relieved to get her out of there. Fantastic heelery.
    2 points
  40. http://segundacaida.blogspot.com/2016/04/sombra-manny-andrade-spotlight-master.html I looked at 30 of his matches a couple of years ago.
    2 points
  41. Johnny Gargano is the best true babyface in wrestling today. I can't wait for Gargano vs Ciampa to main event the WM Takeover show
    2 points
  42. in brief: -Da PG Hit Squad is probably getting called up soon, but I still think every time they don't turn indie boys into clouds of red mist is a missed opportunity -Dream Actually "KOing" Hero might be the most they've ever put a heel over. Straight up, only faces are supposed to successfully accomplish their promises. -Baszler/Moon was like watching a cosplayer fight in battlarts, and I'm here for it. -Black/Cole was stupid as fuck. "I know it's an extreme rules match but we're just gonna wait like twenty minutes to come out and murder the babyface OH NO WE FAILED TO MURDER THE BABYFACE." check out your good friends, Adam Cole. how good are your good, good friends -every pale fucker screwfacing at sombra's entrance and then victory makes me hope he never drops the NXT title to anyone but another luchador, just to make 'em choke on it EDIT: also, what's with no heels ever going for count out victories any more. like there's three points on almas/gargano where all Almas had to do was like get back in the ring and sit still to win the match, but he brought him back in and got Comeback'd
    2 points
  43. WWE's selling a Rusev Day 2018 calendar.
    2 points
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