Art Vandelay's Pro Wrestling Ground Official Puroresu News/Discussion Thread v3.0

7/15/18 5:37 PM
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Sleazy Martinez -

Jay White getting proper heat! Good on him. I might be finally getting onboard.

Saw him live the start of the month and went for a smoke when his match was on, I really can't get into him. He's improved a lot, his match against Okada yesterday was great but I just can't really get into any of his other stuff.

 

Some great matches again today, Ishii/Yano was way better than it had any right to be with a great finish and the ZSJ/Kota and Naito/Kenny matches delivered as usual. 

7/15/18 6:36 PM
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Rokit5 -
Sleazy Martinez -

Jay White getting proper heat! Good on him. I might be finally getting onboard.

Saw him live the start of the month and went for a smoke when his match was on, I really can't get into him. He's improved a lot, his match against Okada yesterday was great but I just can't really get into any of his other stuff.

 

Some great matches again today, Ishii/Yano was way better than it had any right to be with a great finish and the ZSJ/Kota and Naito/Kenny matches delivered as usual. 

Oh I’m not completely sold on Switchblade yet but this isn’t hurting, I mainly watched for Okada and his post title loss mid life crisis he seems to be having. Day 2 was awesome. Omega/Naito > Okada/Omega imo. Romero summed it up perfectly when he said these two couldn’t possibly have a 60+ min match because they’d end up killing each other. 

7/17/18 1:06 AM
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R.I.P. Masa Saito

 

7/19/18 1:37 PM
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Some more great matches again today. ZSJ/Yano was fun as hell, Ishii/Naito was great, Ibushi/Juice was fun and Goto/Omega was brilliant. Seriously, if you aren't already watching NJPW you should really consider making the switch, the product is ridiculously good right now with storytelling and in ring work.

 

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Moonsault OFF THE RING POST! <a href="https://twitter.com/ibushi_kota?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@ibushi_kota</a> is incredible! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/G128?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#G128</a><br><br>?? <a href="https://t.co/8n90d75Nfk">https://t.co/8n90d75Nfk</a> <a href="https://t.co/AZpmjo8SKt">pic.twitter.com/AZpmjo8SKt</a></p>&mdash; TDE Wrestling (@totaldivaseps) <a href="https://twitter.com/totaldivaseps/status/1019906013212880896?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 19, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">.<a href="https://twitter.com/KennyOmegamanX?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@KennyOmegamanX</a> channels his inner <a href="https://twitter.com/ibushi_kota?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@ibushi_kota</a>! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/G128?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#G128</a><br><br>?? <a href="https://t.co/8n90d75Nfk">https://t.co/8n90d75Nfk</a> <a href="https://t.co/AdgnjDXRgd">pic.twitter.com/AdgnjDXRgd</a></p>&mdash; TDE Wrestling (@totaldivaseps) <a href="https://twitter.com/totaldivaseps/status/1019916831514128385?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 19, 2018</a></blockquote>
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7/21/18 3:13 PM
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Ishii vs Goto was fucking insane, if you only have time to watch one match watch that one.

8/2/18 11:58 PM
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one aspect I am really liking this year is the non 50/50 booking of at least one of the blocks. Both blocks only have 3 guys still in play, where most years you get to the final day and one of the blocks will still have like 5 people who can mathematically win it.
8/3/18 2:37 AM
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8/5/18 10:42 AM
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Kept waiting for someone to break their neck in Ibushi/Naito.

8/5/18 11:50 AM
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RKing85 -

Kept waiting for someone to break their neck in Ibushi/Naito.

How the f did ibushi not protect naito better on that one counter ? He had total control

8/6/18 3:16 PM
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Came across this on Twitter, what’s you guy’s thoughts on it? I don’t know enough about Inokism to really form an opinion.
8/6/18 6:12 PM
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Sleazy Martinez -


Came across this on Twitter, what’s you guy’s thoughts on it? I don’t know enough about Inokism to really form an opinion.

Nonsense. Njpw was a disorganized mess in 2000s. Lot of awful booking decisions.

 

Inoki successfully led them for decades prior even though he fd up at the end

8/7/18 1:20 PM
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TheBearStare -
Sleazy Martinez -


Came across this on Twitter, what’s you guy’s thoughts on it? I don’t know enough about Inokism to really form an opinion.

Nonsense. Njpw was a disorganized mess in 2000s. Lot of awful booking decisions.

 

Inoki successfully led them for decades prior even though he fd up at the end

There seems to be a subsection of fans that if doesn’t look like a UWF match then it’s automatically shit. Also weird 2000-01 WCW apologists. 

8/7/18 8:06 PM
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Mid-late 00’s New Japan was not good.

8/10/18 8:26 AM
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GO ACE!