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Old 01-30-2013, 04:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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In my mind and many others is one of the greatest feuds in all time and should be mandatory watching for anyone in wrestling to see how you build a feud.

Everything worked perfectly, from Jake and Undertaker crashing the wedding reception to fans worldwide wanting Macho to be reinstated by President Tunney it drew you in and you wanted to see what happens next as Jake went down a dark path that made him the most hated man in wrestling. I never forget the Snake Bite incident ending with Jake laughing at the cobra and the crowds stunned and shocked reaction with kids crying and their parents trying to comfort them. You wanted to see Savage tear his head off for what he did to Elizabeth. There was no belts, no money, no glory involved. Just two men who wanted to kill the other and had to be separated from each other's throats.

That's how you get people invested in two guys feuding.
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It is a pretty epic feud

Savage taking that REAL bite like a champ, incredible. He sold crazy angry like a goddamn maniac
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Ahh man, one of the greatest feuds EVER. Your post was spot on. Everything in this feud was great. The wedding gift was awesome. (Honorable mention to Sid Justice scaring them off with a wood chair)

If people didn't hate Roberts enough after the snake bite and after slapping Miss Elizabeth, they surely hated him after the promo he cut. Absolutely bone chilling. Still one of the best promos I've ever heard. "That felt so good, I should have to pay for that!"
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Almost forgot how good Jake was



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These 2 should have had a blow-off match at either the Royal Rumble or Wrestlemania. As good a feud as it was it deserved a match on a bigger event than "This Tuesday in Texas"
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Ahh man, one of the greatest feuds EVER. Your post was spot on. Everything in this feud was great. The wedding gift was awesome. (Honorable mention to Sid Justice scaring them off with a wood chair)

If people didn't hate Roberts enough after the snake bite and after slapping Miss Elizabeth, they surely hated him after the promo he cut. Absolutely bone chilling. Still one of the best promos I've ever heard. "That felt so good, I should have to pay for that!"
Agreed, you wanted to see Jake get his. Nowadays the Heel is presented as the Cool Guy, Roberts was as much of a monster as you could get in Wrestling as he was universally hated over what he had done.

There was nothing complicated over it, it was something you could buy into and want to watch and see what happens next. If Jake had his Cobra bite Savage, who's to say he wouldn't try to have it bite Elizabeth?
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Agreed, you wanted to see Jake get his. Nowadays the Heel is presented as the Cool Guy, Roberts was as much of a monster as you could get in Wrestling as he was universally hated over what he had done.

There was nothing complicated over it, it was something you could buy into and want to watch and see what happens next. If Jake had his Cobra bite Savage, who's to say he wouldn't try to have it bite Elizabeth?
Repped to the max. Great point. Anything Roberts could have done, say further harming Elizabeth as you mentioned, would have been almost expected from him, I guess you could say. Like anyone else doing that, it would have been shocking... But would it really be surprising for Roberts to go one step further? "I could cultivate her into something that even I could want."

Oh man, the end of that promo... "Let me touch her again." Walks away laughing, as Mean Gene is flipping his lid. That's fucking sick, and just so incredible now.
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These 2 should have had a blow-off match at either the Royal Rumble or Wrestlemania. As good a feud as it was it deserved a match on a bigger event than "This Tuesday in Texas"
I remember some thought that Savage/Roberts would have a steel cage match at Mania VIII.

Yes this was one of the greatest feuds ever.

If you get the chance watch Macho and Jake in a IC title match on SNME from 1986. Classic.
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