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Tommaso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano CWC


I think going into the CWC I think everyone knew we were going to get some good matches there was a lot of talent going into this thing and to see these two newer tag team guy in this CWC was a really cool thing DIY was just getting in as this up and coming tag team in NXT and to see that these two friends tag team partners were going to face off in the 1st rd no less holy fuck.

This match wasn't long and well I don't think it needed to be a good amount of offense from both men and you could see how the darkness was slowly creeping in on Tommaso throughout the match the man he was set to become was chained here and in the end Tommaso couldn't pull the trigger yet going for a knee to a dazed Johnny that hesitation cost him and Gargano picked up the W.

I think this match was brought up by Daniel Bryan and Mauro Ranello commentary in this and the hard striking of this match.

This planted the seeds to the greatest feud ever IMO and this one was of the best matches I ever seen including the ending where Tommaso & Johnny sit in the ring.

5 out of 5 stars


 
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Undertaker vs. Jeff Hardy WWE Undisputed Championship Ladder Match July 1st, 2002 RAW

This is one of my fav matches of all time and it was on an episode of Raw. This is where a young Jeff Hardy would go one on one with Big Evil Undertaker. What can I say about this match it started off hot and while Taker dominated most of this match Jeff Hardy stole his brother gimmick and Would Not Die! He give it everything this night and while not the victor he def came away a star in the making now of course this wasn't for a few more years but, you could tell that Jeff had endeared himself to a lot of people and tonight he earned the respect of Taker. I remember watching this as a kid and hearing JR say: "Go Ahead Kid Make Yourself Famous!" and I with Jeff Hardy as my fav wrestler of all time was screaming go Jeff go Jeff. This has been a moment that stuck with my forever.


4.5 out of 5 Stars

 
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When i rewatched that match recently it wasn't as good as I remembered but I was a huge Jeff Hardy fan as a kid so I was marking out the whole fucking time. Plus I think some of JR's best commentary ever is his "make yourself famous" line
 

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Mankind vs. Kane Survivor Series 1997


Overall this match was decent and these two put on a solid match Kane was booked as a monster and Mankind was booked as the underdog. I really dug most of the spots in this match that I could see. The red lighting made it so hard to see anything that was going on in the match.

Kane is coming off his debut bout thirty days prior and its good to see how hard he was pushed here at one point you would think hes a bigger monster then Taker.


2.5 out of 5 stars

(mostly due to lighting)


 

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Early Kane was pretty bad in the ring, a mixture of him still being a little green but mostly just being limited by his monster character, but that match was one of his best if I remember correctly of his early run. Lighting did suck tho lmao
 

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Cody vs. Dustin AEW Double Or Nothing


This match was match I was looking foward to the most over the whole entire show. I don't think that I can tell you how much I hyped this match before hand and by God before the match started I was sold. The promo package maybe one of the best I have ever seen and it helped lift this match. Then there was the entrances the fact that Cody did the throne thing people said was much I was indifferent to it.

Before the bell rings hearing those Dusty chants give me goosebumps then the match started. This was brutal this was emotional you could feel every up and down and you were at the edge of the seat. Dustin bloody mess was like a painting telling the story and having Cody trying to kill the attitude era and his own brother. Dustin is 50 years old if not older and this WAS the best match of his career. I always hold a place in my heart for Goldust but, tonight he want Goldust he wasn't held back by some gimmick tonight he was Dustin Rhodes he was focused he was on point.

The scene afterwards a bit odd but, the feeling was there and to see Cody give the respect to his brother after and say I need my big brother I was in tears.

5 out of 5 stars 2019 MOTY Hands Down!
 
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Just out of curiosity is 5 stars rarer for you or more common?

Not that it matters as it's your opinion, it just helps me know how special something is if it gets a rare 5 star rating from you.
 

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Cody vs. Dustin AEW Double Or Nothing


This match was match I was looking foward to the most over the whole entire show. I don't think that I can tell you how much I hyped this match before hand and by God before the match started I was sold. The promo package maybe one of the best I have ever seen and it helped lift this match. Then there was the entrances the fact that Cody did the throne thing people said was much I was indifferent to it.

Before the bell rings hearing those Dusty chants give me goosebumps then the match started. This was brutal this was emotional you could feel every up and down and you were at the edge of the seat. Dustin bloody mess was like a painting telling the story and having Cody trying to kill the attitude era and his own brother. Dustin is 50 years old if not older and this WAS the best match of his career. I always hold a place in my heart for Goldust but, tonight he want Goldust he wasn't held back by some gimmick tonight he was Dustin Rhodes he was focused he was on point.

The scene afterwards a bit odd but, the feeling was there and to see Cody give the respect to his brother after and say I need my big brother I was in tears.

5 out of 5 stars 2019 MOTY Hands Down!
Absolutely loved this match as well, the storytelling was incredible. My favourite match of the year.
 

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Just out of curiosity is 5 stars rarer for you or more common?

Not that it matters as it's your opinion, it just helps me know how special something is if it gets a rare 5 star rating from you.

I mean I gave CWC Ciampa vs. Gargano 5 stars so I guess its on how much I am invested in match