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Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Favorite Cage Matches:

Blanchard/Magnum Starrcade '85 (GOAT)

Flair/Garvin Starrcade '87

Steamboat & Youngblood/Slaughter & Kernodle Final Conflict '82 (the entire match is on Youtube, watch it!)

Edge/Hardy Unforgiven '05

HHH/Flair TT 05

Flair/Morton GAB 86 are up there too.


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Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Magnum/Tully or the Final Conflict for the best cage match. If I had to guess which I'd like more on a re-watch, I'd put money on Magnum/Tully.

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Flair/Morton was so good the first time I watched I was so into the action it took a while to realize there was no commentary. I thought they worked the injury into the match well too. Some good visuals of the crimson mask and plenty of intensity.


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post #7494 of 20566 (permalink) Old 10-17-2012, 09:25 PM
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Oh crap yeah thanks for reminding me, I forgot Flair/Morton. Probably Flair at his most purely EVIL. That could be #2 for cages and if not it's definitely #3. #4 at absolute absolute absolute minimum. People need to watch Flair/Dusty as well.

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Flair is just awesome in cage matches. His Halloween Havoc match with Hogan in 1994 was pure fun ride to watch. Flair/Orton from Taboo Tuesday 04 was a bit short for me but really good. The handshake at the end was a great moment.

However, I always thought the highly acclaimed Flair/Race Starrcade '83 was good too but not one of the greatest cage matches ever.


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Yeah Race/Flair isn't THAT good. They have way better matches without any stipulations (though I'm pretty sure they bleed and brawl just the same).

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That's funny that we started talking about Cage Matches, as I was in the middle of compiling a list of all the aired Cage matches in WWE history to make a top 25.. Off the top of my head the GOAT Cage match is Trips-Flair TT 05 with a few coming very, very close. That's probably going to change as I get deeper into this however. I know one thing for certain, it takes a fucking LONGGG time to just compile a list of all the aired cage matches, let alone actually WATCH them (have a majority of them already rated in notepad anyways so that helps)





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If we're talking WWE only then I think Backlund/Slaughter destroys everything pretty easily. I can't think of any that come close. Hardy/Edge is one of those matches I know is great, but I don't see "IT" in it. Another "I'll Watch It Again Sometime" match.

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Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

Pfft, everyone knows Angle/Benoit is the GOAT WWE Cage Match.

You can take a look at Hogan/Orndorff SNME 87, Savage/DiBiase MSG 88, Steiners/Money Inc Summerslam Spectacular 8/23/93, and Christian/Jericho Raw 5/10/04 for your list.


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Re: Official DVD/Match/Show Discussion Thread

WWE dont know how to book cage matches

too many mixed signals. I mean, i dont get it? Is the point of the cage to keep one of them from running away so they can get an ass kicking? Is the point of two guys who hate each other? Is it for one of them run? Whats with the fucking door too?

I mean, I dont get it. And adding a title into the mix just makes shit more confusing

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