Bought a Best of JT Lamotta DVD straight from the man himself. I don't know how many of you have heard of this guy, but he's one of the best workers in Texas. I'll probably upload a few matches to show you guys.
BOSJ Ratings. From what I've seen everything ***1/2+
Kota Ibushi vs Koji Kanemoto - NJPW BOSJ 30.05.2009 ***3/4
Koji Kanemoto vs Jushin Liger - NJPW BOSJ 07.06.2009 ***1/2+
Koji Kanemoto vs YAMATO - NJPW BOSJ 11.06.2009 ***1/2
Kota Ibushi vs YAMATO - NJPW BOSJ 12.06.2009 ***1/2
Atsushi Aoki vs Milano Collection AT - NJPW BOSJ 13.06.2009 ***1/2
Kota Ibushi vs Jushin Liger - NJPW BOSJ 13.06.12009 ***3/4
Koji Kanemoto Vs. Ryusuke Taguchi - NJPW BOSJ 13.06.2009 ***1/2+
Kota Ibushi vs Prince Devitt - NJPW BOSJ 14.06.2009 ***1/2
Koji Kanemoto vs Prince Devitt - BOSJ Final - NJPW BOSJ 14.06.2009 ****+
Edit: Anyone else heard of EAWX before? They're a new Mexican promotion. They're very original. Just take a look at the ring they use.
Watched one match and it's far from brilliant. In fact some may say it's awful outside of the Super Crazy/La Parka stuff. It's here btw. Can't see them lasting long even with the original ring idea. There was hardly anyone in attendance for the match in a big arena.
SMV is the best dvd provider I've ever had. They notify you of your shipped package around the night you order it(provided you order around 1pm) and it takes me about 2 business days to get it. I live only a couple states away from their HQ so I might get them faster than someone out in the mid-west.
Weird. I put an order in a week ago and it's still in processing.
Steve Douglas & Sternau vs Absolute Andy & Don Jakobi - **3/4
The Thrillers (Joel Redman & Mark Haskins) vs. The Catch Hoolz (Big Van Walter & Sha Samuels) vs Zack Sabre Jr. & Axeman - ***1/2
wXw World Heavyweight Championship
Bryan Danielson vs Claudio Castagnoli - ***3/4
wXw Dead End IX – Beta (5/2/09)
The Thrillers vs The Embassy (Jimmy Rave & John Walters) - **3/4
Karsten Beck vs Carnage - *1/2
Marc Roudin vs Matt “M-Dogg 20” Cross - **3/4
Steve Douglas vs Claudio Castagnoli - ***1/4
Adam Polak & The Catch Hoolz vs. T-Bones (Thumbtack Jack & Bad Bones) & Lazio - ***1/4
World of Sports Rules
Johnny Kidd vs Mark Haskins - ***1/2
wXw World Heavyweight Championship
Absolute Andy vs Bryan Danielson - ****
Night Two was better than One with a great main event and a needed heel turn, although the crowd on Two even started to get on my nerves. It'd also be nice if we got this Claudio instead of the dull ROH one.
Originally Posted by Eddie Kingston
....It's like watching Lost and getting angry at the end. "Fuck I've been watching this show for six years and it turned out to be the bullshit thing I thought it would be!"
Human Tornado & Ronin vs. Topgun Talwar & Excalibur **
Tony Stradlin vs. Christopher Daniels **½
Chris Hero vs. Austin Aries **¾
Scorpio Sky & Quicksilver vs. Kevin Steen & El Generico ***
PWG Heavyweight Championship
Super Dragon (c) vs. Jonny Storm ***
Colt Cabana vs. Spanky ***¼
PWG Tag Team Championship
Chris Bosh & Scott Lost (c) vs. The Havana Pitbulls (Ricky Reyes & Rocky Romero) ***½
Samoa Joe vs. American Dragon ***½
I don't know. For some reason I just couldn't get into this show. It's not like anything was bad, but still far from great. It felt like every match was the same over-lenghty build up without a climax. Maybe rewatching these matches individually would help increasing snowflakes, like it did with Roger Dorn Night.
Originally Posted by Bossdude
smarks like to suckle from the diseased milk of Ric Flair's sagging tits
It'd also be nice if we got this Claudio instead of the dull ROH one.
What's Claudio like in wXw anyway? Like how he was in ROH in 2007?
ROH The Homecoming II
Egotistico Fantastico vs. Rasche Brown I'm sure the only reason Brown is being brought back is because of his laugh.*
Austin Aries and Rhett Titus vs. Silas Young and Alex Payne *½
Claudio Castagnoli vs. Jimmy Jacobs vs. Roderick Strong Very fun match. Woo's for Strong, Hey's for Claudio and Argh's for the pirate.**¾
Dark City Fight Club vs. The Phoenix Twins *½
Bryan Danielson vs. Jimmy Rave ***¼
Chris Hero vs. Tyler Black This was actually the match I most anticipated out of this entire doubleshot. Very enjoyable overall, I do hope Hero get's these kinds of matches from now on.***¼-***½
2 out of 3 falls for the ROH World Tag Team Titles
The American Wolves vs. Kevin Steen and Jay Briscoe This really surprised me, I was expecting something good but ended up really loving this...then again it did have Davey Richards in it ****¼
ROH World Title Match
Jerry Lynn vs. Colt Cabana Very good main event with maybe a little too much comedy at the beginning. Really nice post-match speeches from both men.***½
Overall: Not as good as A Cut Above but still a very solid show. I just could not get into the undercard talent they brought in for this doubleshot (even though Fantastico was alright at ACA). Danielson/Rave was similar to their second match from a show I can't really remember (Fight at the Roxbury?), Hero/Black was alot of fun, the tag title match was great and the main event was a good way to end the show.