Ben Wyatt's Low Cal Calzone Zone
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Golfing with Stephen Hawking, he lied about his handicap. Didn't need a golf cart though, I just sat in his lap.
Re: Your 5 Star Match Lists
Its a nice spotfest with a bunch of amazingly pulled off spots (from memory I don't recall a single botch or at least a noticeable one) which always gets credit from me when they're pulled off perfectly given the degree of difficulty. Still its not close to a ***** match, I won't necessarily call it 'bad' since it was obviously set up to showcase DG to the ROH crowd and thus its objective was to wow them and show off the style to a whole new market, instead of a storytelling epic with great character work and selling. It did its job and was as good a match as possible given what they were going for, still it really lacked anything I look for in a match (character, selling, control, build, little subtle touches) so I'm never going to like it that much.
Still I don't 'hate' it since it made sense for them to have an exhibition showcase, if it had been say a culmination of an angle taking place in ROH between the teams then I'd be shitting on it for needing more depth and emotion. As it is whilst I certainly wouldn't rank it a great or even good match, I can't fault it for lacking what I love in a match since it only had one primary objective which was to demonstrate the ability and uniqueness of Dragon Gate, and the crowd reaction proved they got that objective over.
But yeah as a comparison I'd call Miz vs Lawler Elimination Chamber a better match.