Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Vince McMoments: “I’m sorry, I find that comedic.”

August 15, 2009

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“Pro Wrestling’s Hold On America” was a 1999 episode of ESPN’s Outside The Lines probably most notable for its coverage of wrestler deaths, but it was also fun to watch at times.  One of these times was when they showed Vince McMahon footage of the infamous skit involving Mark Henry and Chyna’s friend Sammy where they get amorous, leading to Henry uttering the immortal words “Oh!  Sweet Jesus! You got a penis!”

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Great moments in Brock Lesnar history: Brock throws around Big Show

August 15, 2009

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When Brock Lesnar was in OVW as a developmental wrestler, it was noted how insane his suplexes were.  Insanely strong and used to throwing around big dudes in legitimate competition, his suplexes on cooperating pro wrestlers were like nothing anyone had ever seen before.  Once he was called up to the main roster and quickly won the WWE title, he had two obvious potential challengers: Kurt Angle, the only ex-amateur in the company even more decorated than Lesnar, and the Big Show, the giant who only Brock Lesnar could suplex at will.

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Greatest Summerslam Matches: (#10) Bret Hart vs Owen Hart- WWE World Title Cage Match- SS94

August 15, 2009

Sorry for being a day late with this one.

This was supposed to be the blow-off match to one of the best feuds of the 90s.

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Greatest Summerslam Matches: (#12) Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar- WWE Championship- SS 03

August 12, 2009

Why in the hell was this match third from the top of the card?!?

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Vince McMoments: Stand Back

August 11, 2009

So, you’re Vince McMahon in 1987.  Your wrestling company is releasing its second record album.  Jim Crockett, the guy you sold the coveted TBS wrestling deal to, is making a desperate national expansion that included buying a dying territory (in the midst of its own desperate national expansion) for millions of dollars so he could then pay millions more for said territory’s TV clearances.  Your next step is obvious.  You record a Jim Crockett diss track under the guise of an Andre the Giant tribute.

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Greatest Summerslam Matches: (#13) Undertaker vs Bret Hart, w/guest ref Shawn Michaels- SS 97

August 11, 2009

The main event of Summerslam 1997 featured three of the biggest stars of the late 90s.

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ROH Video Wire 8/10/09

August 11, 2009

The new ROH Video Wire features Delirious performing JUDO~, Sonjay Dutt wearing a Johnny Cupcakes shirt, Chris Hero looking like a superstar and cutting a great promo on KENTA, Davey Richards taking the “wolf” thing too far, Kenny Omega wearing a banana hammock and inventing the word “tomfoolerishly”, and more judo.

Greatest Summerslam Matches: (#14) Elimination Chamber- SS 03

August 11, 2009

This was the match where Goldberg realized he was very low on the WWE totem pole.

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History of Wrestling: Tommy Rich’s World Title Run

August 10, 2009

Tommy “Wildfire” Rich started his career in 1974 in the Georgia territory at the age of 18. After a few years working the area, he moved on to Memphis, where he wrestled as a heel managed by Jimmy Hart. A year later, he returned to Georgia and redebuted as one of the hottest faces working in the nation.

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Greatest Summerslam Matches: (#15) Rob Van Dam vs Jeff Hardy- Hardcore Title Ladder Match- SS 01

August 9, 2009

Perhaps the only good thing to come out of the WWE’s Invasion angle was Rob Van Dam.

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