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Cutting A Fucking Promo 101 Revisited


Thomas Bugg
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Well I didn't see the original thread anywhere, but my old "How NOT To Cut A Fucking Promo" thread got restarted, so here we go....

 

I just came across this one from Mark Henry. Shitty quality, but in my opinion he's better on the mic than most give him credit for. 

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf81fI80k0A

 

And here's one of my favorite moments involving the Harts.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBwoJhUNSPQ

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I'll just throw these on early because it still remains one of the best promos ever:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhqmc4ltccI

 

The audio sucks on this one but goddam what a promo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQBRC0hlnxE

 

and who couldn't count these without being lunatic fringe crazy good:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIO7qRjiQkY

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On the first season of NXT, there was two times Wade Barrett demonstrated "How to cut a fucking promo" while the other guys were all like "How NOT to cut a fucking promo" all in one segment. This one was the better of those times because how Wade sells the shitty promo and "shooty shoots" on Otunga. I honestly don't know how some people thought Otunga was 'good' on the mic or that he had any charisma. Good for Wade proving those people wrong, tho.

 

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On the first season of NXT, there was two times Wade Barrett demonstrated "How to cut a fucking promo" while the other guys were all like "How NOT to cut a fucking promo" all in one segment. This one was the better of those times because how Wade sells the shitty promo and "shooty shoots" on Otunga. I honestly don't know how some people thought Otunga was 'good' on the mic or that he had any charisma. Good for Wade proving those people wrong, tho.

 

 

Good lord Otunga was brutal and Wade just murdered him. I remember all of the "Daniel Bryan has all the charisma of (fill in the blank with a random object)" jokes Cole was making back then and how they thought Otunga was good on the mic. Wonder how that turned out...

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This is Memphis as fuck. Lance Russell establishes the premise, Bill Dundee thoughtfully puts it over and then Dream Machine goes into JIVE OVERDRIVE to pop the fans. Wrestling's 6-4-3 double play.

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This is Memphis as fuck. Lance Russell establishes the premise, Bill Dundee thoughtfully puts it over and then Dream Machine goes into JIVE OVERDRIVE to pop the fans. Wrestling's 6-4-3 double play.

And the crazy thing about Youtube is that I can watch this, randomly type "sullivan farris dundee machine" and the actual damn match they mention in this promo actually shows up <3

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Of all the things that have been copied from ECW over the years, it sucks that the musical montage of quick clip promos hasn't been. Those things could get about 9 different angles and characters at once and blend seamlessly from light to really dark and violent.

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