Rolling Wrestling Thread


#3521

THE MACHINE


#3522

#3523

Could’ve kept it as No Way Out tbf
Hold on is the match itself called No Escape in Germany too?


#3524

they also had the current altrincham keeper signed to nxt for a bit


#3525

In Germany it did continue to be called No Way Out… until No Way Out came back.

And yes it’s called the No Escape match:


#3526

Because it is boring. Not boring because it goes two hours though, boring because it’s a pretty bad match, drawn out over two hours.


#3527

I think Chris Hero actually did some sort of gauntlet match that might have gone 3 hours too.


#3528

Gargano vs Almas career vs title last night looked… emotional

Bit wary of spoilers so would say just go watch it first


#3529

Can’t be fooked watching a three hour raw but reading the results it looked like there was literally nothing storyline wise. Just long matches? Seems weird on the show before a PPV


#3530

Yeah it was a taped a few weeks ago so already heard the result here, apparently at the Mania takeover they’re going to have one of those unsanctioned street fights with Gargano and Ciampa as a send off, then off to main roster I suppose.


#3531

WWE haven’t booked “storylines” in years, just previews of PPV matches


#3532

“Can we have a match?”
“No”
“Well, we’re going to have an unsanctioned one then.”
“Okay, we’ll supply a referee, tell security to stay out of your way and provide half an hour of uninterrupted airtime with commentary for you.”


#3533

Just like in real fighting!


#3534

Baring in mind this is also the show that gave Adam Cole a number one contendership shot because he kept invading the set.
I mean I love William Regal but he’s an HR nightmare


#3535

Watched the 2000 rumble. Holy shit Too Cool were over as hell.


#3536

Can I just use this as an oppurtunity to say that Scott Taylor is one of the most underrated workers in WWE history


#3537

That match with Dean Malenko is amazing


#3538

Watched Summerslam '95 yesterday. Largely rubbish. Couple of fun matches - Bertha v Alundra Blayze, Skip v Barry Horowitz, but only one decent scrap - Michaels v Razor.


#3539

You aren’t wrong. Doesn’t he still work for the WWE now? Suggesting they are relatively aware or his impact, even if they stifled it at the time.


#3540

I think he’s a fireman now. He came back for a couple of nostalgia apperance, once old skool raw and once in NXT.