ROH on SBG Discussion Thread - Page 53 - Wrestling Forum : WWE, TNA, Debate League, Wrestling Videos, Women of Wrestling Forums
Reply

Old 11-10-2011, 05:44 AM   #521 (permalink)
Lacing SCOTT STEINER's boots
 
smitlick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 4,052
smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000smitlick 5501 - 6000
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Some stuff from this weeks Observer

- House Show Crowds were down on what was hoped for and what ROH had previously done in the area.
- Apparently the shows doing good ratings not to far off TNA. Just not as many people can view it.
- Haas & Benjamin have 2 yr contracts and everyones being paid better now then when Cary was running ROH
- Everyones being flown around so expenses have gone up.
- ROH are looking to tape TV in Baltimore
smitlick is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 11-10-2011, 06:43 AM   #522 (permalink)
Sean Michaels
 
Fighter Daron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 804
Fighter Daron 251 - 500Fighter Daron 251 - 500Fighter Daron 251 - 500Fighter Daron 251 - 500
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by smitlick View Post
- Haas & Benjamin have 2 yr contracts
Why oh why?
__________________
http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/7615/mendry.png
Fighter Daron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2011, 09:30 AM   #523 (permalink)
TAKIN' A MULLIGAN
 
Chismo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM
Posts: 15,631
Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000Chismo 18501 - 19000
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Quote:
everyones being paid better now then when Cary was running ROH
Great news there.
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by ryanbrian View Post
TV shows are the best entertainment programmes like wrestling. My favourite TV show is RAW and SMACK DOWN. I specially like fight of Rey mysterio and Randy Ortan. It was very amazing fight with lots of stunt.
Chismo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2011, 10:20 AM   #524 (permalink)
Wheel Man for SCOTT STEINER
 
jawbreaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Halifax, NS
Posts: 3,263
jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by smitlick View Post
Some stuff from this weeks Observer

- Haas & Benjamin have 2 yr contracts
why god why

Quote:
Originally Posted by smitlick View Post
- ROH are looking to tape TV in Baltimore
can we get real shows instead?
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maxx Hero View Post
This is the other wrestling section. It's still fake to us.
jawbreaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2011, 11:20 AM   #525 (permalink)
Getting ignored by SCOTT STEINER
 
EffectRaven's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 754
EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000EffectRaven 1501 - 2000
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by smitlick View Post
Some stuff from this weeks Observer

- House Show Crowds were down on what was hoped for and what ROH had previously done in the area.
- Apparently the shows doing good ratings not to far off TNA. Just not as many people can view it.
- Haas & Benjamin have 2 yr contracts and everyones being paid better now then when Cary was running ROH
- Everyones being flown around so expenses have gone up.
- ROH are looking to tape TV in Baltimore
Gotta be Collinsville, I was there live and I'd guess around 300 people were there which is disappointing but not surprising. If ROH wants to build new markets or improve existing ones they need to run shows there more consistently and present stronger cards. Other than the main event the only interesting thing billed for the show was hometown boy Delirious trying to end Ciampa's streak and that match was axed before the show

I'm really happy to hear that everyone is getting paid better. They deserve it!
__________________
WF's first official Mike Bennett mark
EffectRaven is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2011, 12:25 PM   #526 (permalink)
Little Poppa Pump
 
heyman deciple's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 2,460
heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500heyman deciple 2001 - 2500
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by jawbreaker View Post
why god why



can we get real shows instead?
Why the Haas/Benjamin hate?

I feel by and large they've delivered the goods since arriving.

I can think of worse free agent that could have been brought in.
heyman deciple is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2011, 12:29 PM   #527 (permalink)
Sean Michaels
 
Fighter Daron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 804
Fighter Daron 251 - 500Fighter Daron 251 - 500Fighter Daron 251 - 500Fighter Daron 251 - 500
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by heyman deciple View Post
I feel by and large they've delivered the goods since arriving.
Really?

What goods?
__________________
http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/7615/mendry.png
Fighter Daron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2011, 02:23 PM   #528 (permalink)
Wheel Man for SCOTT STEINER
 
jawbreaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Halifax, NS
Posts: 3,263
jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by heyman deciple View Post
Why the Haas/Benjamin hate?

I feel by and large they've delivered the goods since arriving.

I can think of worse free agent that could have been brought in.
they haven't delivered the goods in any way, unless "the goods" are overly long matches that are at no point exciting and never go anywhere

can you think of the last time an ROH wrestler had a match so bad they apologized to the audience afterwards?
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maxx Hero View Post
This is the other wrestling section. It's still fake to us.
jawbreaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2011, 02:54 PM   #529 (permalink)
IT'S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN~!
 
Dragon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,420
Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000Dragon 10501 - 11000
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

You'll always find a couple of people that are just too repressed to allow themselves to enjoy the things that are over, Heyman. Some people just have to play the victim.

An act not being someone's cup of tea is one thing but not being able to swallow your pride and accept it; when that act's employers reward their measurable, continued success; is just sad.

I mean it was only 18 months ago that having an iconic team like WGTT in ROH seemed like a wild fantasy. The run of dream matches; against KOW, Briscoes, Wolves etc.; was all kinds of fun, for any fan of tag wrestling, especially in light of the way tag wrestling is now almost non-existent in the mainstream. Business-wise, WGTT have been a record-breaking asset to ROH and, in terms of critical acclaim, they've been well-received. Hence the long contracts, hence the continued push.

Their title run is in it's closing stages now and, looking back, one or two sloppy matches, that can be put down to Shelton working through recent abdominal issues, aren't enough to make me nostalgic over the days of Izzy & Dixie, The Carnage Crew, Divine Storm and Da Hit Squad.
__________________
Dragon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2011, 03:38 PM   #530 (permalink)
Wheel Man for SCOTT STEINER
 
jawbreaker's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Halifax, NS
Posts: 3,263
jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000jawbreaker 4501 - 5000
Default Re: ROH on SBG Discussion Thread

Now I'm "repressed". Okay.

I've fallen asleep during WGTT matches four times this year out of the seven I've watched. The three that have been good enough to keep me awake were vs. the Kings (twice) and Future Shock.

Live reports on WGTT-Briscoes from Toronto said it was awful. Live reports on WGTT-FS from Detroit said that it was disappointing and WGTT couldn't get it to the level that FS are capable of. TaylorFitz said WGTT-Wolves in Atlanta was awful and the four-way tag at BITW was the worst match he's ever seen live. Benjo agreed on the Atlanta match.

They may be good for business, but that doesn't make the matches they've had good. And comparing them to awful teams that haven't wrestled for ROH since 2003 is misguided. They're in the running for worst ROH tag champs ever with the Briscoes' most recent reign, Special K, and the Carnage Crew. When you factor in the fact that they've held the belts for seven months and counting, where the Briscoes dropped them after three and Special K and the Carnage Crew had them for two weeks, it's pretty clear that Haas and Benjamin have had the single worst tag title reign ever.

Actually, not one match they've had in their reign has matched Special K vs. the Briscoes from Main Event Spectacles. So there's that too.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maxx Hero View Post
This is the other wrestling section. It's still fake to us.
jawbreaker is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios