“Wrestling doesn’t have great characters anymore. There’s lots of young guys but no characters. Not ones you believe anyway. You look at Triple H and he just LOOKS mean.”
Mr. Quinn Gammon’s Dad (who’s NOT a wrestling fan) in reference to Triple H vs. Undertaker at Insurrection 2002
Most will agree hands down that NXT is perhaps the best wrestling show of the entire week. To be fair that is quite the loaded statement given that our pro wrestling world is inundated with options. To give you an idea of what I’m talking about, here are the pro wrestling options I’m faced with each week: Continue reading
There was a pain in his back.
Despite the incredible rush of motion and busyness surrounding him, the only thing journeyman wrestler Mitch Shipman could think about was the pain in his back. It wasn’t a severe pain. In fact, it was the kind of pain he felt whenever… Continue reading
For those of you who frequent our site, it should be no surprise that I’ve chosen to give this review the title you see above. The sad reality is that if this were Monday night I would’ve probably given the same title to whatever it was that came on the USA Network between the hours of 8 – 11 PM, Eastern Standard Time. But alas, it’s Thursday … I’m reviewing IMPACT Wrestling … so let’s stay on topic.
Truth be told I didn’t watch all of IMPACT Wrestling last night, and the little I did catch left me wondering, “Why the hell am I watching this?” Continue reading
The Wolves, Team 3D and The Hardyz entered into a “Best of Three” series, where the first team to score two victories would be crowned the TNA World Heavyweight Champions. Once a team won a match, they were allowed to choose a stipulation for the next match in the series. Each team not only won one match apiece, but also lost their “signature” matches (The Hardyz lost a ladder match to The Wolves, who lost the pure wrestling match to Team 3D, who lost a tables match to The Hardyz). Therefore, logic dictates that The Wolves should’ve retained the titles seeing as no one team was able to decisively gain two victories in the series.
However, the series was continued with a fourth match, where it was implied that the original series was set with four matches and not three. This reality was conveniently covered up with the story that the Wolves sought to stake their claim as a legit legendary and dominant team against the other two teams of vets, which in any other situation would paint the Wolves as disrespectful young punks who don’t know their places when in the presence of greatnes (i.e. HEELS). But with Bully Ray interjecting his thoughts in only a way Bully Ray can, fans were coerced to be slightly more sympathetic to The Wolves who were simply trying to “hold their own” among two great tag teams in wrestling history. A Full Metal Mayhem match (i.e. TLC) was announced, and all of the aforementioned was largely forgotten because the anticipation of a FMM match with these three teams took high priority over all things.
The Wolves retained, and now need competition.
That twist towards the end, hahah. This was good stuff
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