Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread
Tyson Kidd vs Yoshi Tatsu - Superstars 19.05.2011
Hayes is out with Kidd again for this and man he's a fucking KING Hayes is. A KING. He cuts this awesome promo pre match with is awesome and gets more relative heat than what the majority of the upper card guys manage to muster. Then he fucking works his butt of at ringside and it's a top notch manager performance. I much prefer this type of manager who doesn't get physically involved cause obviously Hayes isn't gonna be taking big bumps but it makes his role much more enjoyable to watch. Was never a huge fan of Freebird Hayes from what I've seen but I'd go out on a limb and say this is the most I've ever enjoyed watching Hayes. The guy fucking runs this show. I really could waffle on all day about how many great little shticks he pulls at ringside but yeah everyone should just watch this for Hayes' performance if nothing else. Match itself is pretty damn tasty too and isn't overshadowed by Hayes. If Kidd stays with Hayes and they keep giving him opponents like Tatsu and Barretta then he could quite easily be a shoe in for WWE WOTY. Tatsu is an awesome FIP, he's just got the best sympathetic look about him possible. The match is kinda like an extended squash at times with Yohsi teasing comebacks but Kidd always controlling the match. Really surprised they put Tatsu over Kidd seeing as he's done nothing for ages and he's not doing anything and Kidd has this new thing going with Hayes. They teased tension between them and Hayes slapped him for losing. 2 matches and they're teasing a turn already. Jesus. I really hope it's just part of the storyline to fire Kidd up after the slap because by god I need more of this Michael Hayes in my life. WWE are supposedly brining back more managers for the lower card guys to help them get over. Not so much specific manager made characters like Cornette was but basically the agents and vets that they have. There was a rumour floating around that they were thinking about putting Danielson with Arn Anderson which would be really cool. This is definitely up there for WWE MOTY right now for me. SD EC probably takes it right now but this and Bourne/Ryder are near the top.
Drew McIntyre vs Evan Bourne - Superstars 19.05.2011
Man I love this de-push that Drew is getting which means he gets Superstars matches every week. On paper this looks phenomenal and it is. Only goes like 6-7 minutes but I wouldn't say the the short time hurt it or held it back. Drew is a fucking boss on the attack and his offence is THE best. Bourne is an awesome compliment to him also and he's ideal for making Drew's moves look killer. Transition spot is incredible and Bourne takes an insane bump on the edge of the apron. Drew's control segment is really meaty and there's an incredible stalling suplex that Drew delivers from the top rope that got a really nice reaction too considering this is just dark match material. Bourne's transition spot into the finish is nice too, nowhere near as awesome as the other one but it's still better than most. Drew rolling out of the ring whilst Bourne was set for the SSP and led into Bourne just flying off the top rope to the outside anyway was just another awesome spot that they managed to fit into such a short space of time. Finish is killer too as you would have expected from everything leading into it.