Location: Golfing with Stephen Hawking, he lied about his handicap. Didn't need a golf cart though, I just sat in his lap.
Re: Official Indy DVD Thread
Not sure how much anyone cares but on the segunda caida blog a few of the guys went down to BOLA mainly for Finlay but sent in a review about the show. I'll spoiler it incase anyone wants to go in spoiler free:
Spoiler for BOLA Reviews:
Mack vs Hero, Steen vs Finlay, Claudio vs Generico were the main matches that got raved about. Bearing in mind these guys are well known to not be great fans of the current independent style of working matches, Mack vs Hero supposedly made Mack look legit and included some awesome striking from Hero. Steen vs Finlay was awesome with a lot of schtick and stiff strikes and Claudio vs Generico apparently has a botch which actually progresses the match: the guy reviewing said it occurred just before Claudio does the triple gut wrench powerbombs.
Edwards vs Strong got terrible reviews by the guy and was described mainly as what he disliked about the indy style, a lot of chops, strike exchanges and big moves which were thrown out and not built to or sold well and which ultimately made for a poor match and by far the worst of the opening 4 matches. He said if you enjoy that particular style of strike exchanges and some wowsy spots then you'll love it but anyone who already has a poor opinion of either guy won't find much to like about it.
Mack vs Generico apparently was more of a comedy match which got more serious towards the end but was significantly shorter with Mack going around 20 mins with Hero at the start of the night. Steen vs Edwards also got a poor review compared to the other matches, the guy said Steen was a bit too cute with his one liners in the crowd and the match suffered a bit with strike exchanges being worn out and not sold at all well, particularly a superkick exchange which I think was in the BOLA video. The final goes around 10-12 mins and the guy said they worked well and had a good brawl but ranked it below the opening 3 matches on the card.
Bucks vs KOW apparently had some great bumping and stooging from the Bucks but dragged a bit when they went on offence.