The Wrestling Thread III: WWE Survivor Series

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Mafro » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:14 am

What the actual strawberry float were they thinking with that headbutt?!

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Return_of_the_STAR » Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:12 pm

Mafro wrote:What the actual strawberry float were they thinking with that headbutt?!


Yeah, that's was very strange. I can only imagine Vince to talking to KO backstage before hand and saying. I want you to headbutt me real hard, as hard as you can, don't hold back, hit me dammit. Leaving Owens thinking, erm ok boss whatever you want.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Mafro » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:06 pm

Wouldn't surprise me if Vince's ego still thinks he can "hang with the boys" at his age. Shibata in NJPW did a similar headset to someone earlier this year, collapsed back stage and was rushed to hospital with bleeding on the brain and that's basically his career over.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Minty14 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:23 pm

Mafro wrote:Wouldn't surprise me if Vince's ego still thinks he can "hang with the boys" at his age. Shibata in NJPW did a similar headset to someone earlier this year, collapsed back stage and was rushed to hospital with bleeding on the brain and that's basically his career over.

Shibata had just been through a hell of a match and was apparently dehydrated as hell. He's also been wrestling that style for years and it finally caught up with him.

Although he's not 72 :lol:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Slimgrady » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:56 pm

The Owens/McMahan segment on YouTube already has 1,800,000 views in only 17 hours, so it's obviously created a bit of a buzz. Also shows how people, including myself, watch Raw and Smackdown these days.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Kanbei » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:57 pm

I'm glad they are still pushing Owens as well as they are.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by KK » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:12 pm

Because the WWE now has this thing about blading, and people outside of wrestling don't get it, they've got to do stupid things like this to get blood.

Very impactful segment though.

What surprised me was the poor attendance for the show, even in the lower bowl. As it turned out the majority of SD was a horrible show, but on paper this event was loaded. Sin City SD, the Mae Young Classic, and 205 Live.

Not sure what the point of the Uso's winning the belts at SummerSlam was if they were just going to lose them again here. Reminds me of the women's titles going back and forth. Enjoyable match though.

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by Minty14 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 10:31 pm

KK wrote:Because the WWE now has this thing about blading, and people outside of wrestling don't get it, they've got to do stupid things like this to get blood.

Very impactful segment though.

What surprised me was the poor attendance for the show, even in the lower bowl. As it turned out the majority of SD was a horrible show, but on paper this event was loaded. Sin City SD, the Mae Young Classic, and 205 Live.

Not sure what the point of the Uso's winning the belts at SummerSlam was if they were just going to lose them again here. Reminds me of the women's titles going back and forth. Enjoyable match though.

I've never had a problem with belts being passed between 2 parties several times if they build them to be equal which I think they are doing pretty well in this case.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Mafro » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:34 pm


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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Floex » Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:41 pm

Aww mate :( He's been in a bad way for quite a while.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III
by Slimgrady » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:05 am

Poor Bobby :( He had a tough later life.Has to be in any persons top 3 managers of all time.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan R.I.P. 1944 - 2017
by Johnny Ryall » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:17 am

A damn shame, cancer ruined his voice but he always had his wits

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan R.I.P. 1944 - 2017
by Saint of Killers » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:21 am

Rest in peace, Mr Heenan.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan R.I.P. 1944 - 2017
by captain red dog » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:09 am

I'll never forget his celebrating of Flair winning the 92 Rumble or his superb heel commentary. Best moment for me was watching Monsoon literally throw him out of the WWF, made even better hearing the behind the scenes story about how both broke down with emotion afterwards as they were such great friends. :cry:

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan R.I.P. 1944 - 2017
by Lucien » Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:04 pm

I thought he'd died years ago.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan R.I.P. 1944 - 2017
by KK » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:46 am

I see they've brought back Starrcade for November with card already announced, though at the moment it appears to be...for a house show. :fp:

Cody Rhodes and his wife aren't happy because WWE continually refused to do it when Dusty was alive (same for Fall Brawl: War Games because apparently having 2 rings takes up too much valuable seating space).

Surely they can't bring it back and not even make it a Network special.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan R.I.P. 1944 - 2017
by Drumstick » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:49 am

RIP Weasel, you were one of the best. :(

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan R.I.P. 1944 - 2017
by KK » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:50 am

When I watch RAW later I'm hoping for a great tribute video - they're usually excellent.

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PostRe: The Wrestling Thread III: Bobby "The Brain" Heenan R.I.P. 1944 - 2017
by Skippy » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:56 am

For those not watching later...



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