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Amazing Red vs. Low-Ki (House of Glory 2/3/18)

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#1 Phil Schneider

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Posted 08 March 2018 - 08:11 PM

I have made an argument that this could be the greatest juniors feud in wrestling history, so it is pretty awesome to see these guys face off fifteen years later. This is worked very differently then their matches in the early 2000s, here Ki is working straight vicious heel, and is this is more like a Tenryu match then Rey Jr. vs. Psicosis. Ki seems to be trying really new things in his big singles matches, the awesome Callihan match had all of the crazy spots around Sami's broken jaw, and this match had a crazy kung-fu battle on a stage. The didn't open with the Wushu, they built to this really cool showdown on a stage which not only had their cool martial arts feints and counters, but also had Ki and Red having a weapons battle with a pair of sticks and a chair. I did think the Ki beatdown went a little long, and the ref stuff seemed a bit unnecessary (although Ki punching the chair into the ref's head was awesome), but this was a nifty spectacle and both guys are still really great.

#2 Bix

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Posted 09 March 2018 - 01:52 AM

SLL and I went to this show and this match was a blast. Glad the stage stuff came off well on video, which I wasn't sure it would. My thoughts pretty much echo yours: The beatdown dragged on too long, but the actual ref bump was fantastic and I loved the whole thing. Amazura being packed with fans clearly there to see that match made for a great atmosphere, too.

Would love for you to check out more House of Glory, feels like the type of thing you'd enjoy. Especially once the whole show goes up, this was one of the more fun top to bottom shows I've been to in NYC in a while.

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