Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread - Page 193 - Wrestling Forum : WWE, TNA, Debate League, Wrestling Videos, Women of Wrestling Forums
Closed Thread

Old 05-03-2012, 12:11 AM   #1921 (permalink)
Still the GOAT
 
Evan Stays TRIPPY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Revis Island
Posts: 4,785
Evan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missedEvan Stays TRIPPY probably won't be missed
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Yeah.....So I'm sorry I didn't give the Hardy-Edge steel cage match any love, although I despise both Hardys and everything that they do, I had to give the match **** 1/4 even though it isn't even the best cage match of 2005 IMO.

The Great American Bash 2005 is truly an underrated event. It gets SHIT on by everyone, but when I look at the card I never saw one match that is truly horrendous, and a whole host of ***-*** 3/4 matches. Benoit actually dragged a good match out of Orlando Jordan, Eddie and Rey were Eddie and Rey, while I'm a huge fan of the Booker T-Christian encounter. Maybe it's just overshadowed by the great PPV year we had in 2005.

Just gotta finish Unforgiven and watch Armaggeddon to finish off the year. Then I'll start throwing on some reviews as well as my picks for MOTY, Underrated MOTY, Overrated MOTY, WOTY, and all that great stuff, as I've seen most of the TV matches from that time period as well.

Speaking of Summerslam, outside of the 2002 edition, I believe that Summerslam 2011 is the greatest Summerslam of all time. Hot opener, great big man's match, great Barrett-Bryan match, FANTASTIC double main event (Cena-Punk might go down as the most under-recognized match of all time), and I'll go out on a limb and say that it's better than MITB 2011. Or, atleast I enjoy it more.
__________________




"He's not the biggest. He was never the strongest. He was never the fastest. He was overlooked. He went in the sixth round. So with that being said, all of the intangibles that a quarterback is supposed to have, they overlooked it with him because it was burning from inside of him" - Ray Lewis on Tom Brady
Evan Stays TRIPPY is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 05-03-2012, 12:18 AM   #1922 (permalink)
Little Poppa Pump
 
Vyed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 2,081
Vyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friendsVyed needs to make some friends
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

^ Agreed on that Summerslam part. I too found Punk-Cena summerslam match to be better than MITB match.
__________________
Vyed is offline  
Old 05-03-2012, 02:11 AM   #1923 (permalink)
Special Attraction at Wrestlemania
 
Saint Dick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 22,967
Saint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whoreSaint Dick is a rep whore
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Sheamus v Daniel Bryan - Extreme Rules
-- Fantastic match. The first two falls were absolutely superb. I'm not gonna say Sheamus got carried because his offense was on point, he pulled some cool stuff out of the bag (particularly that Texas Cloverleaf which looked great), and in general had excellent chemistry with Bryan, but let's be honest, this was the Daniel Bryan show. He bumped hard, his control segments were perfect, loved the psychology of sacrificing the first fall in order to fuck Sheamus' arm up, and he worked the crowd like a fucking boss during the downtime prior to the third fall. Everything was brilliant up until the final fall which to me was a bit of a let down. Finishing stretch felt rushed after they had put everything else together so well. Had some issues with Sheamus' selling too. It wasn't unforgivably bad but considering he just passed out due to the pain he was in to lose the second fall he shouldn't have been nailing axehandles and backbreakers. Overall though, still a top notch wrestling match. Definitely the best of both men's WWE careers. With a better third fall I might be calling it MOTY.

****

Brock Lesnar v John Cena - Extreme Rules
-- Unreal. Just unreal. There's never been a match in company history quite like this and I'll venture to say there never will be. Brock was a fucking monster and Cena was fantastic as well. The opening exchange literally couldn't have been any better. This just wouldn't have been the same (it wouldn't have been anywhere near as awesome tbh) without blood and oh man Lesnar busting Cena open with those elbows was ridiculously sick. Loved the style they worked. Loved the realness. Loved the BLOOD. Heard people bitching about the finish. I liked it. I can understand why people might say Cena shouldn't have won in terms of the overall booking direction of the characters involved but as the finish to a badass wrestling match it was fine. The one thing I didn't like was the second ref bump because Brock was clearly looking at the referee when he did it but that's a minor detail. Awesome.

****1/4

That leaves me with:

1. The Undertaker v Triple H - Wrestlemania XXVIII (****1/4)
2. Brock Lesnar v John Cena - Extreme Rules (****1/4)
3. Sheamus v Daniel Bryan - Extreme Rules (****)
4. CM Punk v Chris Jericho - Wrestlemania XXVIII (****)

I want to watch Punk/Jericho from ER again before I slap a rating on it but initially didn't think it was on the level of those four matches. It was good, parts of it were great, but overall it struck as me being a really good match rather than an excellent match like the four I just listed. The Rumble and Chamber PPVs were disappointing but Mania and Extreme Rules delivered in a big way with their top matches.
__________________
Saint Dick is offline  
Old 05-03-2012, 07:31 AM   #1924 (permalink)
Crumbled
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Infraction City
Posts: 12,542
Cookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a push
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

I've decided I am going to write reviews on every Shawn Michaels/Undertaker match starting from their first match at Ground Zero all the way to the Streak vs. Career match at Wrestlemania. It is one of, if not my favourite rivalry of all time and every match both men have brung it.

I will write up my first review for Ground Zero soon...
Cookie Monster is offline  
Old 05-03-2012, 07:58 AM   #1925 (permalink)
Working on my abs
 
The Cynical Miracle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: u.k
Posts: 2,998
The Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missedThe Cynical Miracle probably won't be missed
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

So, who else thinks Undertaker V Triple HIAC is Triple H's best match ever?
__________________
The Cynical Miracle is offline  
Old 05-03-2012, 08:04 AM   #1926 (permalink)
Taking orders from THE MACHINE
 
#ROOT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: New York City
Posts: 19,685
#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore#ROOT is a rep whore
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

HHH's best match? Hmmm... I do love that Cactus street fight in 2000... but it might very well be a little better. Probs is HHH's best match for me. Can't think of many off the top of my head that really compete with it. WMXX triple threat, Cactus street fight... and uhhh... yeah.
#ROOT is online now  
Old 05-03-2012, 08:24 AM   #1927 (permalink)
Crumbled
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Infraction City
Posts: 12,542
Cookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a push
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by jblvdx View Post
So, who else thinks Undertaker V Triple HIAC is Triple H's best match ever?
As much as I enjoyed it, personally I thought his matches with The Rock at Judgement Day 2000 in that epic Iron Man match and his street fight with Cactus Jack at Royal Rumble 2000 were better.

In terms of overall enjoyment, he's been involved in a lot of memorable matches like The Rock at Backlash 2000 and that Unsanctioned match with Shawn Michaels at Summerslam 2002.

But in all honesty, for me his best match was with Stone Cold Steve Austin at No Way Out 2001. Just brilliant from start to finish, a classic.
Cookie Monster is offline  
Old 05-03-2012, 08:24 AM   #1928 (permalink)
Angelina
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Arizona
Posts: 6,234
Word is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselvesWord is making a name for themselves
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

vs. Austin at No Way Out
vs. Jericho at Fully Loaded
vs. Foley at Royal Rumble
vs. Benoit vs. Michaels at Mania XX
vs. Michaels at Summerslam
vs. Rock at Judgement Day

Were all better, for me anyway.
Word is offline  
Old 05-03-2012, 09:11 AM   #1929 (permalink)
Yelled at by SCOTT STEINER
 
BGLWrestlingGod's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: New York
Posts: 1,948
BGLWrestlingGod needs to make some friendsBGLWrestlingGod needs to make some friendsBGLWrestlingGod needs to make some friendsBGLWrestlingGod needs to make some friendsBGLWrestlingGod needs to make some friendsBGLWrestlingGod needs to make some friendsBGLWrestlingGod needs to make some friendsBGLWrestlingGod needs to make some friends
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by K1ngOfK1ngs View Post
The Great American Bash 2005 is truly an underrated event. It gets SHIT on by everyone, but when I look at the card I never saw one match that is truly horrendous, and a whole host of ***-*** 3/4 matches. Benoit actually dragged a good match out of Orlando Jordan, Eddie and Rey were Eddie and Rey, while I'm a huge fan of the Booker T-Christian encounter. Maybe it's just overshadowed by the great PPV year we had in 2005.
I think that's one of three reasons. For one, from WrestleMania 21 to here, WWE had an unprecedented streak of good-great PPVs. WM 21 had Mysterio/Guerrero, MITB, UT/Orton, HBK/Angle and (depending on who you ask) HHH/Batista.

Backlash had Benjamin/Jericho (great opener), Edge/Benoit LMS, Hogan & HBK/Hassan & Daivari, and Batista/HHH II.

Judgment Day, despite being a SD-only PPV, had London/Chavo, Booker/Angle, Mysterio/Guerrero, and a classic main event in Cena/JBL.

One Night Stand...nuff said.

Vengeance...possibly the best brand exclusive PPV ever.


And then you get this: The Legion of Doom being reformed to plug the new DVD, only now Hawk is replaced with Heidenreich (!), they use cheap heat by ragging on Hawk's death, IMO Benoit has one of the worst matches of his career against OJ (I truly believe the 25-second match a month later was an apology for trying to make us think OJ was at Benoit's level, let alone could pin him), UT/Hassan turned into a disaster, and after Batista defeated Triple H THREE times in a row cleanly, we were meant to believe that he would have trouble against JBL.

Worse, the match was about twice as long as it should have been, and last I remember, was spectacularly boring AND ended in a DQ.

So after FIVE good-great PPVs in a row, we get all this crap, capped off by a poor main event. But that's just my opinion.

I agree that Booker/Christian and Guerrero/Mysterio were great, but GAB was just a consistently messy PPV.

Everything went back on track a month later with an amazing SummerSlam, and Batista/JBL had an infinitely better match (which was half the running time, too).
__________________
Favorite Matches of All Time

1. Triple-Threat Match for the World Heavyweight Championship: Triple H vs. Shawn Michaels vs. Chris Benoit - WrestleMania XX

2. Career Threatening Match: Shawn Michaels vs. Ric Flair - WrestleMania XXIV

3. WWE Championship: John Cena vs. CM Punk - Money in the Bank 2011

4. No Holds Barred Match: The Undertaker vs. Triple H - WrestleMania XXVII

5. WWF Championship: Hulk Hogan vs. The Ultimate Warrior - WrestleMania VI
BGLWrestlingGod is offline  
Old 05-03-2012, 09:36 AM   #1930 (permalink)
Crumbled
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Infraction City
Posts: 12,542
Cookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a pushCookie Monster is getting a push
Default Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread



In Your House: Ground Zero
Louisville Gardens, Louisville, Kentucky; September 7, 1997
Shawn Michaels vs. The Undertaker


My first of five reviews on the Shawn Michaels/Undertaker feud and matches they brought. This was the first time the two men squared off. It all started thanks to Shawn Michaels letting his disdain for Bret Hart get the better of him and cost the Undertaker the WWF title at Summerslam ’97. Shawn was riding the babyface/heel fence at the time of the match, and this is the match that put him over the top as a heel. D-Generation X would soon follow. The pyro guys screw up Shawn’s big entrance. Undertaker, who was destroyed by the thrown-together team of Shawn & HHH on a previous RAW, is so pissed that he flattens the referee before we even start.

Shawn Michaels tries running Sgt. Slobber tries to stop him, and that allows Undertaker to toss our poor ref Jack Doan I believe? over the top and onto both of them. He chases Michaels up the ramp and gives him an absolute ass-kicking, a proper start to this main event. We go back to ringside, The Undertaker chokes him with some cable, a right hook sends Shawn sprawling onto the Spanish table, oh how you got to love the Spanish announce table, The deadman gives him another and then sends him flying onto the railing.

Eventually, they get into the ring, where the Undertaker flattens him with a clothesline and drops two elbows on him. Is Shawn Michael actually going to get any offence in here? Shawn takes a nasty bump to the floor as ref number two then joins us. Shawn Michaels at this point is literally begging for a disqualification, but the match hasn’t actually started yet amazingly. Shawn sneaks in and gets a cheap shot on Undertaker and the match then finally gets under way. Michaels gets some offence in eventually and starts hitting him in the corner, all it does is anger The Undertaker even more. He goes up and gets caught coming down, and sent over the top.

Back in the ring, The Undertaker works on the arm for a bit, but gets dropped on the top rope during his traditional ropewalk or "old-school" as they decided to call it. Shawn goes for a steel-chair but 'Taker boots it out of his hands. Taker ascertains the chair and tries to use it but Hebner stops him. Taker and Hebner have a tug-of-war with the chair so Shawn dropkicks the Undertaker sending him into Hebner, wiping him out. This is a full on brawl. Shawn hammers the Undertaker and hits a flying elbowdrop, but there’s no ref of course. Rick Rude comes and gives Shawn a pair of brass knuckles, gotta love these, these are the PROPER real old-school brass knuckles, not those taped-up poor looking ones you see nowadays! Michaels starts smashing the Undertakers brains in with them for a few minutes. Triple H and Chyna then bring us yet another ref, and surprise surprise Shawn Michaels then beats HIM up too. What would be known as DX in the coming weeks, Triple H and Chyna work on The Undertaker. It’s an absolute slugfest and I am enjoying every second of this match, more than I thought I would from what I actually remember from the PPV itself.

The Undertaker blocks a sweet chin music and pulls the brass knuckles out of Shawn’s tights, famous snap of Undertaker looking down Shawn Michaels tights right here. A good shot with the brass knucks gets a two count. Undertaker chokeslams the ref, you really have to feel for some of the referees at this point. Finally another ref comes in and calls the whole thing a no-contest after about 22 minutes of an utter brawl. DX then try on a heel beatdown but The Undertaker is having absolutely none of that! Tombstone for Triple H. A bunch of officials run in, Michaels nails Pat Patterson, oh I bet Patterson loved every second of that nailing, and Jerry Brisco but the Undertaker manages a Tombstone to Triple H. Shawn attacks him from behind. The locker room empties to try to break it up and Billy Gunn dressed as some sort of western Elvis takes a chokeslam. The Legion of Doom, Disciples of Apocalypse and a whole hoard of wrestlers come out to hold the Undertaker back. Taker breaks free and topés out onto Shawn, taking out the Godwinns, The Rock and the Sultan who was just Rikishi behind a mask and Los Boricuas in the process. A huge melee erupts on the floor and Michaels, Triple H and Chyna finally escape! And THAT is the end of show. Pretty much the damnedest brawl you’ll ever see, and a match so intense that there was only one way to settle this feud and that is where my next review will come from... HELL IN A CELL...

--

I give this match THREE STARS *** , not because it was bad but because through out all the matches these two had this is the weakest out of the lot. Wasn’t much of a match as it was a wild brawl, The Undertaker came to extract his pound of flesh and got a lot more than he bargained for. Shawn used his backup to the best of its ability but they all could not stop the Undertaker. This made the crowd rampant for the rematch blow-off and boy they got it at the next pay-per-view..
Cookie Monster is offline  
Closed Thread



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios