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#481 Angry Man

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:18 PM

Taylor Hendrix has now tweeted saying she asked for her release. Also Shaw has not been released.


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#482 Angry Man

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 05:39 PM

Huge ROH news in regards... well... don't watch the video if you don't want to be spoilered on the upcoming TV shows or anything.

 


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#483 powercreep

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:59 PM

TNA house cleaning must be today. So far they have released:

 

Sam Shaw

Christian York

Joey Ryan

Taylor Hendrix (asked to be released)

Crimson (unconfirmed, bio no longer on TNA's site)

Madison Rayne (unconfirmed, contract has expired)

 

 

 

Crimson was just on TV a couple of weeks back after being gone for quite a while. No one missed him. I forgot he even existed and I watch TNA weekly. Same can be said for Gunner, but now he's a tag champ with Storm. Madison will probably be back. I think she was out poppin out a kid. Hate to see Joey Ryan was released. The bit where he was ref for the knockouts matches was hilarious. His gimmick was great and he seemed like he could wrestle pretty well; as well as most of the younger guys on the roster anyway.

TNA needs some new blood though. Taylor and Joey weren't good decisions to drop, IMO.



#484 PepsiWithDeathclaw

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 02:09 AM

THAT SHOULDER

 

 

How anybody actually likes those dumb hicks is beyond me......


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#485 HeroToTheMasses

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 04:11 AM

His shoulder is fine. He's just twisting his shoulder for the first bit of the video. Look again at the end of the video. It's looks normal.



#486 neocisco

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 05:05 AM

JJSP or anyone else who follows PWG, do you have any recommendations for their DVD's?  Here's a link for what I have to choose from.

 

http://www.rohwrestl...g/dvd-other/pwg


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#487 HeroToTheMasses

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 05:59 AM

Get the All Star Weekend 9 night 1 and BOLA sets. So FUCKING GOOOD.

 

Standout matches incluce:

 

AR Fox & Samuray del Sol vs. Inner City Machine Guns (Ricochet & Rich Swann)- ASW Night 1

"The Callihan Death Machine" Sami Callihan vs. "The Ultra-violent Golden Boy" Drake Younger - ASW Night 1

 

I'd talk about BOLA but since it's a tournament I'm going to refrain from any spoilers. But there is some great, great stuff there with some spots I have NEVER before seen in my life. A couple of matches just took my breath away. Namely anything with Ricochet.



#488 Ultimate Matt X

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 11:07 AM

I doubt that many (or any) of you got it live, but if you have $15 bucks the AIW show from this past weekend is worth getting On Demand at Smart Mark Video.  The Josh Alexander vs. Michael Elgin match alone match is worth it, but there are some other good matches as well.  Michael Hutter (Derrick Bateman) vs. Tim Donst was cool just for the strange crowd reactions.  I think the stream is just a one camera version now, but it'll be a 3 camera edit soon.



#489 The Great Muta

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 02:24 PM

TNA house cleaning must be today. So far they have released:

 

Sam Shaw

Christian York

Joey Ryan

Taylor Hendrix (asked to be released)

Crimson (unconfirmed, bio no longer on TNA's site)

Madison Rayne (unconfirmed, contract has expired)

Damn it, TNA. Not that they were smart enough to figure out what to do with him.

As for PWG recommendations, check Amazon or High Spots for the PWG anthologies. There are several volumes out. Beats the compilations because you get full shows.



#490 HeroToTheMasses

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 03:35 PM

Davey Richards and Eddie Edwards contracts expire on August 1st. There is some apparent interest in them from the WWE.

 

The Brian Kendrick is returning to ROH to challenge for their now vacant World Title. He is joining Michael Elgin as one of the only two as of yet named challengers.



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Posted 04 July 2013 - 05:15 PM

The three-way ladder match at Threemendous was unreal if you miss the old Hardys/E&C stuff.

Steen Wolf is the PWG Generico/Steen ladder match with a surprise at the end, also has the Young Bucks and Future Shock in a pretty solid stiff war.

The DDT tag tournament set is FANTASTIC. If there's one thing PWG does really well, it's tag team wrestling.

For a good intro to the company, go with anything BOLA, DDT, or the anthology (Sells Out) sets. I think the first may be out of print, but you might get lucky on Amazon.

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There's no triumph waiting, there's no sunset to ride off in

We all want to be great men, there's nothing romantic about it

I just want to know that I did all I could with what I was given

I just want to sell out my funeral.

I just want to be enough for everyone.


#492 neocisco

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 01:14 AM

Thanks for the suggestions.  I get 40% off of those DVD's listed on ROH's site which is why I'm particularly interested in those.  I'll check into the others as well.

 

Impact-related...

 

Manic?  After we saw TJ Perkins and he was even named?  This is even assuming TJ is still the one under the mask.  I guess we'll find out later in the match tonight.


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#493 JaytheGamefan

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 03:04 AM

This was a really fun show and a great way to cap off an awesome day. The main event was incredible - one of the best TV matches all year.

http://jayreviewsthi...act-7-4-13.html

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#494 Fatality

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 04:16 PM

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bike was built for and formerly owned by WWE wrestler “The Undertaker”

 

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 04:45 PM

So the guy that won the raffle chose to sell it for his own profit. Guy must be a CAG. "Damn flippers."


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 12:34 AM

Catching up on my NXT, since I haven't watched in a month or so.. Cesaro/"Zayn" matches are such a treat and remind me why I still watch this stuff.

 

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#497 Ced

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 01:39 AM

Haven't watched much NXT. I really like Regal's relaxed delivery on color.


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#498 JaytheGamefan

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 02:03 AM

SD thoughts -

 

Some good action here, but it largely felt like filler. And that's without the usual filler taking up a lot of time too. The Punk-Heyman stuff was tremendous.

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#499 Ced

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 04:42 AM

 

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"This is the Money in Fandango's Crotch Match"


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 04:51 AM

One could possibly call it a money shot?


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#501 The Great Muta

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 06:28 AM

The three-way ladder match at Threemendous was unreal if you miss the old Hardys/E&C stuff.

Steen Wolf is the PWG Generico/Steen ladder match with a surprise at the end, also has the Young Bucks and Future Shock in a pretty solid stiff war.

The DDT tag tournament set is FANTASTIC. If there's one thing PWG does really well, it's tag team wrestling.

For a good intro to the company, go with anything BOLA, DDT, or the anthology (Sells Out) sets. I think the first may be out of print, but you might get lucky on Amazon.

It's funny that you mention Steen Wolf. I just posted this to my Tumblr. Possible spoilers regarding the surprise in Steen-Generico even though it happened in 2011.

http://chasebygif.tu...wrasslin-in-the

I still don't quite understand the purpose of Tumblr but people seem to love their wrasslin GIFs.

Looking over the PWG DVDs on the ROH website, you can't go wrong with any of the four. With 40% off, I'd probably buy all of them, to be honest. If you get the BOLA 2012 sets, I recommend buying Mystery Vortex to complete the experience.



#502 JaytheGamefan

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 07:02 AM

"This is the Money in Fandango's Crotch Match"

"He's got blue balls (clap clap clap clap)."



#503 JJSP

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 03:04 PM

Mattel announced their San Diego Comic Con signings - anyone else here going?

Thursday - Miz TV w/ Ziggler
Friday - Mysterio, Foley, Daniel Bryan
Saturday - Ryback & Sheamus

Cause I'm sick of seeing ghosts, and I know how it's all gonna end

There's no triumph waiting, there's no sunset to ride off in

We all want to be great men, there's nothing romantic about it

I just want to know that I did all I could with what I was given

I just want to sell out my funeral.

I just want to be enough for everyone.


#504 HeroToTheMasses

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 05:43 AM

There have been Briscoes sightings at live WWE events. According to rumors, they haven't signed a contract but you never know how this will play out. I have a feeling they would get over huge in the WWE. Maybe even with the Wyatt family.



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 11:59 AM

I'm thinking we should consider a "Where the hell is Myke?" wrestling thread.


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#506 axlrose4183

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 12:16 PM

I'm not sure how the Briscoes would work in the E.  I think they will turn out like the Usos there.


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#507 HeroToTheMasses

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 02:16 PM

Jay Briscoe can work the mic and I think the brothers would be a huge draw for the old WCW southern crowd.

 

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#508 bhk

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 03:58 PM

I'm thinking we should consider a "Where the hell is Myke?" wrestling thread.

 

 

Last active June 2nd 2013....It's been awhile. 

 

He's been a regular in these threads for so long it feels  weird without him.  I'm sure he's ok in real life (I hope) maybe he  found some cooler people to  hang out with?  :-#



#509 JJSP

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 09:35 PM

Rob Van Dam (as part of the Comics & Pro Wrestling panel) and Edge (as part of SyFy's Haven panel) have also been added to Comic-Con in San Diego.


Cause I'm sick of seeing ghosts, and I know how it's all gonna end

There's no triumph waiting, there's no sunset to ride off in

We all want to be great men, there's nothing romantic about it

I just want to know that I did all I could with what I was given

I just want to sell out my funeral.

I just want to be enough for everyone.


#510 Angry Man

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 10:07 PM

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