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#41 goc

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 07:19 PM

My only real issue with the Dirty Daddy/Cain Justice match was Dirty Daddy getting hit with that big move & then just kinda popping back up from it a few seconds later to get to the finish.

 

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#42 Sean Liska

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Posted 12 January 2017 - 01:30 PM

Enjoyed the CWF show again quite a bit this week. I've never watched them before this week and now I'm all in. Thanks to Dylan for directing me towards these guys.



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Posted 15 January 2017 - 11:49 AM

Enjoyed the CWF show again quite a bit this week. I've never watched them before this week and now I'm all in. Thanks to Dylan for directing me towards these guys.

Yeah I'm on board for a couple of months now. Lots of good will built up on that two shows from BattleCade.

 

That multi man match just made my day, there was too much fun and cool characters to not love it.



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Posted 15 January 2017 - 12:41 PM

Grimmas you haven't even met White Mike yet.

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 03:48 PM

Grimmas you haven't even met White Mike yet.


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Posted 16 January 2017 - 09:02 PM

Thunder Rosa vs. Shotzi Blackheart (Face/Heel, 1/7): I reckon that Face/Heel Wrestling is the same group out of Texas who promote as Wrestle Circus? I quite liked the Victoria crowd and the building they were in. This had a good spirit to it: neither is a great technician, but they work hard and the crowd digs it. A fan even helps with one of the spots, illustrating one of the bigger difference between indies and WWE right now. Rosa cuts an odd promo up top, but there’s some humor to it, and it’s like they show good instincts of what to do dramatically in the moment even if the mechanics of it are still being developed. Shotzi's gimmick is a bit too AJ Lee for me, but there's some charisma there that could get her working in bigger promotions in time.



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Posted 16 January 2017 - 09:14 PM

Scenic City Rumble is gonna be good times

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 09:41 AM

Thunder Rosa vs. Shotzi Blackheart (Face/Heel, 1/7): I reckon that Face/Heel Wrestling is the same group out of Texas who promote as Wrestle Circus?.

 

 

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Posted 17 January 2017 - 11:35 AM

Thunder Rosa vs. Shotzi Blackheart (Face/Heel, 1/7): I reckon that Face/Heel Wrestling is the same group out of Texas who promote as Wrestle Circus? I quite liked the Victoria crowd and the building they were in. This had a good spirit to it: neither is a great technician, but they work hard and the crowd digs it. A fan even helps with one of the spots, illustrating one of the bigger difference between indies and WWE right now. Rosa cuts an odd promo up top, but there’s some humor to it, and it’s like they show good instincts of what to do dramatically in the moment even if the mechanics of it are still being developed. Shotzi's gimmick is a bit too AJ Lee for me, but there's some charisma there that could get her working in bigger promotions in time.

 

Shotzi's hair isn't the only thing about her that is green but, you are correct her charisma and work ethic is going to take her far she already got put on the main show based on her work at the 1st Rise seminar and now will seemingly be used regularly for the company most likely leading to a roster spot with Shimmer. I've seen her a few times live now & seen her in attendance for a lot of wrestling shows in CA she's really working hard and I think it will pay off for her sooner rather than later.

 

Thunder on the other hand I can take of leave but she seems to just keep getting opportunities 



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Posted 17 January 2017 - 11:56 AM

 

Thunder Rosa vs. Shotzi Blackheart (Face/Heel, 1/7): I reckon that Face/Heel Wrestling is the same group out of Texas who promote as Wrestle Circus? I quite liked the Victoria crowd and the building they were in. This had a good spirit to it: neither is a great technician, but they work hard and the crowd digs it. A fan even helps with one of the spots, illustrating one of the bigger difference between indies and WWE right now. Rosa cuts an odd promo up top, but there’s some humor to it, and it’s like they show good instincts of what to do dramatically in the moment even if the mechanics of it are still being developed. Shotzi's gimmick is a bit too AJ Lee for me, but there's some charisma there that could get her working in bigger promotions in time.

 

Shotzi's hair isn't the only thing about her that is green but, you are correct her charisma and work ethic is going to take her far she already got put on the main show based on her work at the 1st Rise seminar and now will seemingly be used regularly for the company most likely leading to a roster spot with Shimmer. I've seen her a few times live now & seen her in attendance for a lot of wrestling shows in CA she's really working hard and I think it will pay off for her sooner rather than later.

 

Thunder on the other hand I can take of leave but she seems to just keep getting opportunities 

 

I reviewed this match here:

http://prowresblog.b...under-rosa.html

 

I thought the match was pretty good. Rosa's submission game is really good and anchored the match. The stuff they hit looked like it hurt.

 

Both of the girls were really good in getting the crowd involved in the match and in the WWE/NJPW world, where everything is so over-produced, you don't get to see that stuff. A few years ago, I went to an All Japan house show along with the NJPW Tokyo Dome and a bunch of other promotions. You know why AJPW was the best show of that trip? Because they made us a part of the match. The heels messed with us, the faces fought for us and it felt like we(as in the crowd) mattered. Looking back, I don't remember many of the shows I went to, but I remember that.

 

Shotzi is definitely green, but she already has the full package and is probably ready for NXT.  She has charisma and she has the look. Just google her and she honestly stands out more than any girl on the WWE roster. The one thing I really loved about All Japan Women's was that most of their roster looked like superstars. People like Hokuto and Nakano had iconic looks. Shotzi while not being quite as iconic, stands out. This is something I really want to see wrestling focus on more, because most wrestlers look like each other right now.

 

I really recommend checking this one out. I haven't felt so involved in a match in a long time.



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Posted 19 January 2017 - 01:08 PM

If you haven't watched the final episode of CWF's BattleCade I would strongly advise it.  Two completely different and excellent matches in Arik Royal v. Andrew Everett and Trevor Lee v. Brad Attitude.  There is a bit of a split over the finish of Attitude v. Lee with some loving it and some thinking it didn't work that I'd love to see people's thoughts on here.  Johnny P put together a great video  covering the Lee/Attitude feud (my feud of the year last year) which helps with some of the context for those who want to make the full investment.  

 



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Posted 19 January 2017 - 01:55 PM

Really one of the best TV shows I have ever seen. Two matches that are different of that quality is really ridiculous.



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Posted 19 January 2017 - 01:57 PM

I thought Royal/Everett was really good.  I loved the powerbomb from the ceiling spot.  I'm not sure that's something I've seen before?  I really liked the Attitude/Lee match (I would rank it a little higher than Royal/Everett).  I loved how Attitude started the match.  He was tapping the bottle on his forehead, then took a seat daring Lee to take his shot.  With the title on the line with a Lee DQ, I thought that was pretty great.  It reminded me of Memphis in some ways.  I liked the work on the possibly broken finger, and how that came into play with the broken bottle towards the end.  The finish didn't bother me, I mean now Attitude still has something to complain about coming out of this.  You get the Lee moment of him getting the win he's wanted for so long, but you also have somewhere to go coming out of it.  Overall, I thought this was a good showing from all four guys.  I was entertained throughout and enjoyed the show.



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Posted 19 January 2017 - 02:00 PM

What blew me away about the main event was the storytelling. I was all in one the heel using the rules to try to get Lee DQ'ed for an easy title win or to kill out the time for a draw, which also gave him the title. Just brilliant stuff. I think I could had fit it in on my Top 10 MOTY list for VOW, if I didn't submit it earlier.



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Posted 19 January 2017 - 07:27 PM

I am really excited for my first CWF show this weekend. I am going to try to get free early tomorrow and cram some recent CWF shows in in preparation.



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Posted 20 January 2017 - 11:40 AM

That final episode of Battlecade was stupid fun. That is just great TV wrestling (great wrestling period) right there and it is also how you make a championship run legendary. 



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Posted 22 January 2017 - 07:44 AM

I just started watching CWF a few weeks ago and I can't say enough about this group. I'm seriously thinking about ways to make it from Chicago to NC for a show because I'm so impressed. Whoever the brains is behind this thing clearly has a love of old-school wrestling, but also a feel for what works in 2017. That's so hard to find. It's the best low-budget TV show since 95-96 ECW, really impressive how good it looks. I see big things for them in the future if they can get some buzz.



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Posted 22 January 2017 - 11:37 AM

Had an absolute blast at the tapings last night. It was a show without the heaviest of hitters (Lee and Everett), but it was fantastic, such a good, fun experience. 

 

I am looking forward to going back.



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Posted 22 January 2017 - 11:47 AM

I am in on CWF too, I should be putting out a BattleCade review on Segunda Caida today or tomorrow, and then Eric and I are dumping 205 Live and doing weekly CWF reviews



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Posted 22 January 2017 - 12:40 PM

If you haven't watched the final episode of CWF's BattleCade I would strongly advise it.  Two completely different and excellent matches in Arik Royal v. Andrew Everett and Trevor Lee v. Brad Attitude.  There is a bit of a split over the finish of Attitude v. Lee with some loving it and some thinking it didn't work that I'd love to see people's thoughts on here.  Johnny P put together a great video  covering the Lee/Attitude feud (my feud of the year last year) which helps with some of the context for those who want to make the full investment.  

 

The Everett vs. Royal match was kind of just there for me although I did like the big spot at the end. I thought the Trevor Lee vs Brad Attitude match was REALLY good though. Really violent and they did a good job of playing off of all the stipulations. I liked the finish but I could see where someone might not like it if they hadn't watched that video covering the whole feud before watching the match. Luckily I decided to do that first and so the whole thing really worked for me.






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