Cageside Seats Weekly RECs: Week ending April 5

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We're back with yet another dose of amazing work injected by you, the CageSide commenters. Many of you have impressed us all by producing some amazing work and golden comments yet again. So it's that time of the week to recognize the excellent FanPosts, FanShots, and comments that were the "Best in the World" (of Cageside) this past week.

As always, thanks to Cagesider Ecstasy with Extra Cheese for cleverly naming our Weekly CageSide Commenters Awards "The RECs", which perfectly sums up what this feature tries to do. After all, without all of you, CageSide Seats would not be the greatest pro wrestling website on the Internet.

So, without further ado, we present to you...

The cSs REC Awards:

Recognizing Excellence in Contributing

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FOR EXCELLENCE IN AUTHORING OF FANPOSTS:

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From the "WWE SmackDown results and reactions from last night (March 29): The People's Champion vs People Power" thread:

That's [Image] a really good cap of Kaitlyn.

Portfolio quality. by UnmitigatedDisaster on Mar 30, 2013 | 12:06 PM rec (5)

From the "WWE lists the top 10 WrestleMania championship changes" thread:

The Hogan/Yokozuna WM 9 pick is pathetic.

by R Reg on Mar 30, 2013 | 6:12 PM rec (6)

From the "WrestleMania 29: What match will steal the show?" thread:

FAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

by IRodC on Mar 30, 2013 | 4:51 PM rec (8)

and also from the same thread...

I think the big 3 main events are the only ones that will have enough time to steal the show by Kanenite on Mar 30, 2013 | 5:32 PM rec (3)

and...

I voted

My rationale: Swagger and Del Rio are both pretty versatile. They can do technical spots, they can do generic brawling, they can do airborne spots, they can do bumps. On the surface, the story isn’t really as compelling as it could, but the two guys themselves are pretty good wrestlers. Upping the ante, I think they’ll surprise.

I would have gone with CM Punk vs Undertaker, but frankly, the limitations of what Undertaker can probably do is going to hurt the match. Asides for the emotional factor, his matches with HHH and the second one with Shawn Michaels weren’t exactly wowing. They weren’t snooze fests, but other than a few spots, I really don’t remember anything that made me ohh and ahh.

HHH vs Brock Lesnar, eh. Unless Lesnar suddenly becomes Brock Lesnar 2002 (or whatever it was), it’s probably going to be very brawl heavy, and that doesn’t really do it for me.

Shield vs Sheamus/Orton/Show, eh. Orton and Sheamus do nothing for me, either in the ring or personality wise. Big Show has his moments, but I’ve been digging his mic work moreso than his wrestling.

Rock vs Cena, eh. Both guys are limited, and I’ll leave it at that. Same thing with Ryback vs Mark Henry.

I don’t know enough about Johnny Curtis as a wrestler, but Fandango vs Jericho could very well be another sleeper pick. Jericho is good.

The other matches, whatever. by Steve Sypa on Mar 30, 2013 | 8:10 PM rec (3)

From the "Cageside Seats Weekly RECs: Week ending March 29" thread:

2x award winner

Now I can make non-sensical comments for the next 20 years that are totally lame and call myself Stung by Flyingpigs on Mar 31, 2013 | 12:33 PM reply rec (3)

From the "Is another John Cena vs. John Laurinaitis feud in the works for after WrestleMania 29?" thread:

Of course they're gonna do this.

Think about it. Remember how John Cena vs Rock had an epic PPV main event encounter one year ago when there was no title on the line? And so one year later with the title on the line, doing a spectacular Rock/Cena PPV rematch is an absolute no-brainer. Right? Of course.

That explains everything you need to know. Just read those sentences over again but now replace “Rock” with “Big Johnny.” by Kanenite on Mar 31, 2013 | 4:59 PM rec (3)

From the "We present this picture of The Rock flexing over 12 pizzas without comment" thread:

Guys, we had it all wrong the whole time.

Rocky didn’t gain muscle from ‘roids, it was pizza. He’s gonna be one of the turtles in the Michael Bay reboot. But it also explains why he gets “gassed” so easily. Sorry we doubted you, Rocky. by Blueblob4life on Mar 31, 2013 | 8:59 PM rec (5)

and also from the same thread...

Who cares?

Peeple Power

[Image]

by IRodC on Mar 31, 2013 | 9:15 PM reply rec (14) flag

and...

He's STILL not promoting the belt...

For shame, Rocky. For shame. by James Carlucci on Mar 31, 2013 | 9:33 PM rec (7)

From the "WWE Raw results and live blog for April 1: The WrestleMania 29 go home show" thread:

If you had shown me this graphic 10 years ago....

….and told me that 5 of those 6 guys would still be in the main event picture, I wouldn’t have believed you.
This speaks to the WWE’s inability to create new stars for the better part of a decade. I wonder what the top of the WrestleMania card will look like in a few years when most of these guys are unable to go anymore. by CranberryNapalm on Apr 1, 2013 | 8:37 AM rec (9)

and also from the same thread...

If you had shown me this graphic 10 years ago...

…and told me that ‘Taker, HHH and Punk would all have crew cuts, and Brock would have a chest-penis, I wouldn’t have believed you. by Damnatio Memoriae on Apr 1, 2013 | 9:22 AM rec (11)

and...

You know I've heard the "penis sword" thing a lot and I don't see it.

I’m of the opinion that if someone really think it looks like a dick, and isn’t just playing along with a dumb joke they heard, maybe it says more about that person than Lesnar or his tattoo. by Chris Hines on Apr 1, 2013 | 6:51 PM rec (7)

and...

It's the latter.

I was involved in a horrible industrial accident at a bratwurst factory, and had the image of a bratwurst permanently burned into my retinas. I see dicks everywhere. It makes things awkward, because I never know if people are exposing themselves to me, or just saying hello. by Damnatio Memoriae on Apr 1, 2013 | 8:10 PM rec (3)

and...

Guesses.

I’m coming home I’m coming home tell the world….
GI Joe Rise of the Sequel In Theatres
replay of legends Q&A
Rock/Cena promo
Eight minute Tons of Funk dance
tons of funk squash primo/epico (or usos whatever)
recap of Punk kicking the urn around
Punk/Undertaker promo
The Call now playing
recap of HHH/Lesnar feud
HHH/Lesnar promo
A guy with a heart condition slowly eating fast food
Cena squashes A-Ry because he said he was a Rock fan once

That’s two matches, baby! by UnmitigatedDisaster on Apr 1, 2013 | 1:41 PM rec (6)

and...

I hope Fandango shows up and

continues being Fandango. This guy out sociopath’s Dean Ambrose. by Teamweorf on Apr 1, 2013 | 3:39 PM rec (4)

and...

When Paul Bearer died, he went up to Heaven and was being shown around by St. Peter when he saw this guy with long hair and a ‘tache drinking water and spitting it everywhere. “Woah, is that Triple H?” He asked. "He isn’t dead!" “No, that’s God!” Laughed St. Peter. “He just THINKS he’s Triple H.” by bensix on Apr 1, 2013 | 8:17 PM rec (4)

and...

Hypocrite, now Jeb finds something foreign useful.

by dandeman on Apr 1, 2013 | 9:51 PM rec (7)

From the "Rumor Roundup for Monday, April 1" thread:

Pee-wee Herman revealed he would be at WrestleMania on Sunday.

Finally some star power! by keyboard punk on Apr 1, 2013 | 12:45 PM rec (7)

and also from the same thread...

Something about the Undertaker in a dark match makes me chuckle.

by Satish_Ram on Apr 1, 2013 | 1:25 PM rec (4)

and...

Punk's dream opponent....

is Stone Cold? Way to reward all those guys busting their butts 24-7, 365 days a year. Man, he is going to burn those guys out picking these part-time opponents in order to get a huge payday and a legendary match. by DisplacedHawkeye82 on Apr 1, 2013 | 1:26 PM rec (10)

and...

if Punk/Austin happened...

I wouldn’t give a shit about other roster talent. That’s just one of those dream matches that eclipses “normal business”. by 8bitDan on Apr 1, 2013 | 1:46 PM rec (9)

and...

Like Rock/Cena?

or HHH/Brock? Or Brock/Cena? or Rock/Brock? (you get the idea.) by GuyinNY on Apr 1, 2013 | 1:53 PM rec (4)

and...

I find the mild hypocracy from Punk kind of entertaining

isn’t he one of the band leaders for the whole “We hate part timers” sentiment in the locker room? by TMadeBurner on Apr 1, 2013 | 1:59 PM rec (6)

From the "Daily Open Thread for Monday, April 1" thread:s

Pete Rose is in the HOF!

He was inducted by Kane in 2004! by Kanenite on Apr 1, 2013 | 2:14 PM rec (8)

From the "The Prime Time Players finally have a t-shirt" thread:

DIVERSIFY YO BONDS

by Supa Dupe on Apr 1, 2013 | 3:54 PM rec (7)

From the "Video: Hulk Hogan complimentary of Triple H taking over for WWE from Vince McMahon" thread:

Hogan greasing the wheel for Wrestlemania 50: 80 year old Hulk Hogan vs. 64 year old Triple H Title Unification at the Garden!

by Chris Hines on Apr 1, 2013 | 5:45 PM rec (12)

and also from the same thread...

Can we throw Sting in there too?

Because dumbasses will STILL be begging to see him in the WWE then. by Eugene Saxe on Apr 1, 2013 | 8:55 PM rec (4)

and...

“So Hulk what do you think of one day HHH taking over for Vince McMahon?”

“Well let me tell you something, one day the Hulkster may be wanting to sign one of those legends contracts with the WWE so I am going to say positive but vague comments about HHHand Vince. They are both great brother. Now let’s get back to talking about how sexy my daughter is.” by who me on Apr 1, 2013 | 6:33 PM (5)

From the "Rumor Roundup for Tuesday, April 2" thread:

That's not fair.

Ryback seems quite adept at picking people up and marching around with them. by UnmitigatedDisaster on Apr 2, 2013 | 11:22 AM rec (3)

and also from the same thread...

Everyone but Sweet T that is.

by Chris Hines on Apr 2, 2013 | 9:56 PM rec (3)

and...

Ryback v Henry

Will be bowling shoe ugly. But what did you expect? People being upset it is not going to be Angle v Benoit are morons. by HerpDerpson on Apr 2, 2013 | 9:45 AM (3)

and…

Sometimes...

Folks grind Vince for his weird obsession with incest, Mae Young being shagged and humiliating all round popular guy Jim Ross. Genuine criticisms – and one’s I agree with. It’s as if Vince is just completely out of touch of what his company’s fans actually want, like and enjoy.

Then the ’ol bastard invents Fandango and knocks it out of the fucking park. Vince McMahon – I salute you. by Teamweorf on Apr 2, 2013 | 1:34 PM rec (8)

From the "WWE Raw results and reactions from last night (April 1): WrestleMania, take me home" thread:

I will just say

that I don’t understand being offended at the supposed “disrespecting” of a wrestling characters death.

Percy Pringle died. If Percy Pringle’s ashes were being scattered about… OK. But Paul Bearer is a character on my WWE TV show. And this segment took place, essentially, at 11pm.

Too many white knights on the internet. Not everyone’s virtues and sensabilities need to be defended. If his family OK the previous stuff, I’d find it hard to believe they didn’t OK this. And I also find it hard to believe Taker would go along with anything that would have been deemed disrespectful by the departed himself. by TMadeBurner on Apr 2, 2013 | 9:40 AM rec (24)

From the "How did WWE exploit Paul Bearer's death this week?" thread:

How could it be Paul Bearer's ashes, when...

obviously Paul Bearer was standing right there on stage when the urn was emptied. Come on, guys. by Riggler on Apr 2, 2013 | 1:59 PM rec (13)

From the "Paul Bearer's family reacts to angle on Monday Night Raw last night with CM Punk and Undertaker" thread:

I just spoke to some chicks about it. They didn’t dig it. And since chicks don’t dig it, nobody digs it. by Buxfan96 on Apr 2, 2013 | 2:33 PM rec (8)

From the "The Rock and John Cena underwhelm in closing promos heading into WrestleMania 29 match" thread:

Really, there isn't much left for these guys to say. They have been cutting promos on each other forever.

It makes sense that the segments may fall a bit flat. by R Reg on Apr 2, 2013 | 4:04 PM rec (4)

and also from the same thread…

The importance of a heel....

by Supa Dupe on Apr 2, 2013 | 4:43 PM rec (4)

and...

While both weren't the best, I think Cena's was a lot closer to hitting the mark than Rocky's

one guy actually tried. by BrooklynBrawler4Life on Apr 2, 2013 | 6:48 PM rec (3)

From the "Video: Fandango is not a joke" thread:

You mean when [Fandango] joins aces and 8s? by who me on Apr 2, 2013 | 6:08 PM rec (3)

and also from the same thread...

Curtis John is going to be one hell of a biker. by TMadeBurner on Apr 2, 2013 | 6:12 PM rec (3)

From the "WWE Raw ratings for WrestleMania 29 go home show fall flat" thread:

MLB Opening Night

Maybe people are completely spacing that off, but last night was a pretty huge night for competition, not one set show, but baseball was back in full-force last night and Opening Day baseball is bound to steal a bunch of eyeballs, especially when everyone knows what’s-what on the Road to WrestleMania at this point.

Personally, I chose to commiserate my beloved Minnesota Twins dropping the season opener to the Tigers over a dozen beers or so rather than tuning in to see the annual pre-WrestleMania promofest. by tkatt00 on Apr 2, 2013 | 8:06 PM rec (5)

and also from the same thread...

is it more for the lack of interest in the sport...

or just because of the fact that the Cubs suck and will continue to suck forever? by DFreshMMA on Apr 2, 2013 | 8:32 PM rec (4)

From the "CSSGTTT: (1) Road Warriors vs. (4) Rockers" thread:

Vote - Road Warriors

They are tag team wrestling. But I when I was a kid I used to really like the Rockers. When they split up, man was it epic. Talk about controversy… I was so mad at Shawn Micheals for what he did, it actually took me a long time to forgive him, way beyond his face turn. by Bill P. on Apr 3, 2013 | 9:46 AM rec (5)

From the "WWE Main Event results and live blog for April 3: The one before WrestleMania 29" thread:

I was at the gym in New Jersey with my friend and guess who I met

[Image]

he was probably training for Wrestlemania, really cool he went to the same gym I go to! by Privatetoker on Apr 3, 2013 | 7:52 PM rec (7)

WrestleMania 29 match time schedule: The Rock vs. John Cena gets reported 25-30 minutes

Ryback vs Henry - 12 minutes

Hahahahahahahahahahaha. by TMadeBurner on Apr 3, 2013 | 10:06 AM rec (8)

and also from the same thread...

That's about 8 minutes to long

and about 5 minutes too short for Jericho vs FAHHHNNNN DAHNNNNNN GOOOOOOOOO by WVPiratesfan on Apr 3, 2013 | 10:12 AM rec (6)

and...

Ryback's entrance includes him eating an endless amount of linked sausages from the ramp down to the ring

by Kanenite on Apr 3, 2013 | 12:24 PM rec (5)

and...

haha, I would love if Ryback had Pac-man for his titantron and ring gear

by Kanenite on Apr 3, 2013 | 12:39 PM rec (4)

From the "Road to WrestleMania 29: Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H" thread:

Brock has his sponsors, shouldn't HHH have some as well?

Might I suggest Depends? by keyboard punk on Apr 3, 2013 | 1:16 PM rec (4)

From the "Stephanie McMahon at WWE Axxess with finished Andre the Giant statue" thread:

Statue is cool, but the whole full circle thing with adult Steph in front of the statue with the picture of WM1 and being a kid with Andre is the really cool part. by OOTer on Apr 3, 2013 | 11:49 PM rec (3)

From the "WWE potentially creating a new Divas reality show" thread:

those names all fucking suck

how about watching AJ and Kaitlyn play xbox and talk about shit as a premiss, You can call the show “something actually interesting that our fan base would watch” by theroosevelts on Apr 3, 2013 | 11:51 PM rec (3)

From the "Living Colour to play CM Punk to the ring at WrestleMania 29" thread:

Agree to disagree

On second thought, no. You’re just wrong (IMO obv, nothing personal).

Living Colour >>> Killswitch Engage. The only good thing about “This Fire Burns” is that short lull that allowed Punk the perfect opportunity to scream “IT’S CLOBBERING TIME!” like in his entrance at MitB 2011. But the opening of “Cult of Personality” is far more powerful for a wrestling entrance, plus it’s just a fantastic song.

Can’t wait to see it live. by phlash74 on Apr 4, 2013 | 2:45 PM rec (8)

From the "Mick Foley wants to make WWE look stupid for not airing his Hall of Fame induction speech" thread:

they've already made themselves look pretty damn stupid

I sure as hell won’t be watching the show, I don’t give a rats ass about Donald Trump. by 49erLou on Apr 4, 2013 | 2:03 PM rec (8)

From the "Who stands out here?" thread:

Ever been stuck behind someone walking really slowly?

Could you imagine getting stuck behind Khali while he tries to go up stairs? Poor guy can barely walk on flat land. by Sean Geddes on Apr 4, 2013 | 3:54 PM rec (5)

From the "Mick Foley now says he will be included on WWE Hall of Fame broadcast on USA" thread:

I'm not gonna give WWE too many props for doing something that should have been done in the first place.

but I’m glad they realized their mistake. I can’t help but imagine that The Shield busted down Vince’s door and helped correct this great injustice. by 49erLou on Apr 4, 2013 | 10:00 PM rec (5)

and also from the same thread...

That old man is crazy enough to take that bump.

by keyboard punk on Apr 4, 2013 | 10:55 PM rec (4)

From the "CSSGTTT: (1) Dudley Boyz vs. (4) Harlem Heat" thread:

Vote - Dudley Boyz

One of these teams put on some of the craziest tag team matches ever and one didn’t; one of these teams did spots at the time that were considered suicidal, the other didn’t; one of these teams had to say three little words to get the crowd going if they weren’t already…

[Image]

…the other didn’t. And finally, one of these teams had…

[Image]

enough said. by DFreshMMA on Apr 5, 2013 | 6:20 AM rec (4)

From the "Rumor Roundup for Friday, April 5: WrestleMania 29 Edition" thread:

Heel Ryback against John Cena would be a mistake right now

Unless Ryback wins. The trend in WWE for main titles is to have the challenger lose rematch after rematch. If Ryback loses to Cena two or three times in a row, then what do you do with him? He’s stuck in that upper card hoss territory with Big Show and Mark Henry. I think Ryback should take the IC or US title to keep the momentum rolling until it’s time to unleash his fury on the main event. by Manolo Has Pizzazz on Apr 5, 2013 | 6:50 AM rec (4)

and also from the same thread...

I, too, seek to rise above hats. :)

by keyboard punk on Apr 5, 2013 | 11:28 AM rec (8)

From the "TNA Impact results and reactions from last night (April 4): The wind beneath my wings" thread:

At least they waited almost 20 years to rehash a story

How many times in the past 20 years have we seen “invasion” angles rehashed? Or “fat guy that’s totally serious until he dances”? Or “foreigner that thinks Americans are fat and lazy”? There’s only like 10 stories you can tell in wrestling. Just be happy it’s AJ Styles as Sting and not 48 year old Sting as Sting. by Lamarley on Apr 5, 2013 | 10:11 AM rec (7)

and also from the same thread...

Random thought

I found it kinda funny when Bully Ray said the world title match on Impact was the biggest world title match in wrestling history. I get what he’s trying to do and all, but the first thing I thought was, “Dude, you don’t even have the biggest world title match that week.” by The Notorious Eddie Mac on Apr 5, 2013 | 9:54 AM rec (4)

From the "Daily Open Thread for Friday, April 5" thread:

Went to TNA's house show tonight... got a picture on the ring steps before security pushed me away.

[Image]

I have a pretty good beard going. by BrooklynBrawler4Life on Apr 6, 2013 | 12:38 AM rec (4)

From the "CM Punk to smart marks: F*ck you" thread:

To get even more heat he should've ended that by saying "hashtag real talk"

Would’ve emphasized it just a little more. by Blueblob4life on Apr 5, 2013 | 3:22 PM rec (11)

and also from the same thread...

anyone else think Punk

read Asterik’s fanpost? by 49erLou on Apr 5, 2013 | 3:34 PM rec (15)

and...

Punk doesn’t want your love unless it’s given in the form of the purchase of one of his t shirts or an ice cream bar ;)

Cena doesn’t want your love because you aren’t a 12 year old boy….. Wait that sounds too much like a attitude era storyline. by who me on Apr 5, 2013 | 5:33 PM rec (6)

From the "Video: John Cena FINALLY turns heel" thread:

Eh, more of a pivot than a turn. Minus five stars.

by ReverendKain on Apr 5, 2013 | 3:53 PM rec (8)

From the "John Cena is not turning heel at WrestleMania 29 and here's why" thread:

This is a BS excuse

"With Cena, it’s different. He’s got a lot more to consider, such as his charity work with children"

Sorry but heels also do charity work, I don’t really care if Cena is a face or heel I’m just tired of him being superman where he can kick out of everything but one AA he wins by KJ Brophy on Apr 5, 2013 | 10:24 PM rec (3)

and also from the same thread...

i didnt think i could love him anymore than i already did but i do now

he is a good person and values the good work he does more than pleasing a few haters who want a heel turn because they dont like him as a face. people just need to get over it and embrace him for being a good human being. i honestly dont see how anyone could dislike considering all the positive things he does. furthermore, im sure that anyone who doesnt like him at this point doesnt have a heart but that is just my opinion. by BitchHoldMyHoops on Apr 5, 2013 | 10:45 PM rec (3)

and...

Well...

In that case, he’s a charitable asshole, a giving prick, a caring douchebag. by Mega Nick on Apr 6, 2013 | 12:02 AM rec (3)

and...

The problem that he does not realize...

It’s not even wanting him to “go heel” at this point, as most (myself included) have come to the conclusion that it’s the unicorn or the Anderson Silva/Jon Jones or Georges St.-Pierre fight that will never appear/occur; he has no edge in his character…it’s so cookie-cutter that we know what’s coming each and every time: Pandering to the crowd, promo with no substance or feeling, and when he actually has a match it sucks the heat out of the arena because the man doesn’t “lose”. Oh sure he may drop a decision from time to time, but when is the last time the man let someone go over him cleanly? If my memory is correct, the closest I can remember is Money In the Bank 2011 to CM Punk…and even then he tried to stop John Lauranitis from “screwing” Punk only to be hit with a second GTS for the 1-2-3, so I can’t even call that a “clean” job.

And that’s the problem: he’s the biggest star on this roster yet he will not put anyone over. The debate has happened many times, but who has Cena actually helped “make” during his 10 year tenure at the top? I can’t put the full blame on him as creative and WWE should have been on top of this more, but that’s a major problem when you have a company that works basically year-round and has its burnout issues (among other things). Because Cena is the ultimate good guy,SUPER CENA doesn’t lose. Well if heels don’t go over on him, then the good guy always wins….what happens when we have no more Cena, and no more good guy? Who’s the next face that can take the reigns? Answer: there isn’t one. And it’s because no one has that exposure, that signature win over a guy like Cena who could propel them into the main event and actually stick there…the only one who is even close is Punk, and that’s more from his following than anything Cena has ever done for him.

The worst thing that could have happened to Cena was having that first match with The Rock, because it only reinforced to himself that he is “the man” of the WWE right now, and that he could coast yet still be on top of the card. It’ll be a sad day for the kiddies when Cena finally is off the house show circuit and into a more part-time role…but by God I cannot fucking wait for that day to occur. And this line…

With Cena, it’s different. He’s got a lot more to consider, such as his charity work with children

That’s a bullshit cop out. Kurt Angle was one of the best heels in the business back in the late 1999-2000’s…he had no issue doing the charity work, visiting the troops, seeing sick kids. Even recent examples: CM Punk visiting the shooting victim in the hospital without even being told to do so by WWE management; or Daniel Bryan (over as a face, but performing as a heel) going to a hospital and allowing a kid to put him in the No Lock, tap him out, and hold the belt.

John Cena comes off lazy as he just doesn’t want to add some edges to his round, stale character. And that sucks, because he’s proven that he can have good matches and tell good stories inside and outside the ring…but he seems content to basically phone it in now because he doesn’t want to piss off the kids and the parents of said kids. /End of rant. by DFreshMMA on Apr 6, 2013 | 12:10 AM rec (3)

From the "Video: Damien Sandow's enlightened tour of WWE Axxess at WrestleMania 29" thread:

Regal and Sandow

needs to become a ‘thing’ by gravydeath on Apr 5, 2013 | 9:41 PM rec (5)

and also from the same thread...

Oh yeah

And well done to Regal. That was great too. :) I could definitely watch more of these two together. May I suggest ‘The Robe Warriors’ as a team name? by Funky Dung on Apr 6, 2013 | 7:12 AM rec (5)

From the "WWE settles with Martha Hart over royalties lawsuit" thread:

All bullshit aside....

Owen Hart should be in the Hall of Fame. I don’t have to have a special dvd (though it would be nice), and I don’t need Owen merchandise….but let the man take his place among his peers as one of the all time greats. by BlackRob on Apr 6, 2013 | 8:29 AM rec (7)

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