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Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread
The couple of Foley bumps are pretty feckin' tremendous in their own right.
Oh god HHH/Steiner, I pray this forum at the time honestly believed it could turn out to be something special. The sort of match the Bennny Hill theme is designed to be dubbed over.
His opponents mostly were nout special, but HHH himself was in pretty much one of the worst ruts of his career ring wise since his 2002 comeback and was hardly the man to salvage a PPV main event. I don't think he really recovers until 2005 with the Batista HIAC and Flair matches, though Flair is extraordinary and outperforms him in both imo, particularly the Steel Cage match.
He was too big for his body, he was slow, he was sluggish, he got injured and he was carrying out Vince's personal WCW retirement plan. As a huge HHH mark I can gladly say that I have simply stricken 2003 from the record books lol. Horrible year with very few bright points.
And I personally think he deserves a lot of credit for making it out of that match with Steiner alive lol. Then he went and had another match with him. Madness.
It was NWO to be fair to him. Mania was the next PPV. A rematch to free them up for their respective Mania programs was inevitable. 2003 was also the year HHH married Stephanie. Maybe Vince put him in all those matches as a sick form of punishment or something lol.
He managed to end the year vs Shawn on a much needed high note. Still amazed that one was as grand as it was considering the majority of his matches that year were so bad.
vs Steiner I ~ DUD
vs Steiner II ~ *
vs Booker T ~ ***1/2 (Yes, I like it)
w/Flair & Jericho vs Michaels, Nash, & Booker ~ *1/4
vs Nash I ~ DUD
vs Flair ~ ***
vs Nash II ~ ***1/4
Elimination Chamber ~ 1/2*
vs Goldberg I ~ 1/2*
vs Goldberg II ~ *
vs Michaels ~ ****1/2
So yeah. A few good ones here and there, but until he and Shawn killed it on RAW it was nothing but a mess for the majority. idk if any of his other matches on tv were noteworthy. Probably not.
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