This past week, we went through the nomination process for the Cageside Seats Greatest Promo Tournament. Then, we announced the field of 32 complete with a list of the seedings. However, we did not reveal the first round match-ups, which we'll do right here, along with the schedule for the entire opening round.
Let's get it:
Wed., May 21: (1) Pipe Bomb vs. (8) I Gave You Cactus
Thurs., May 22: (3) Cane Dewey vs. (6) Heyman Shoots in Hammerstein
Fri., May 23: (2) Steiner Math vs. (7) God, it's Billy
Sat., May 24: (4) Who's Your Daddy, Montreal vs. (5) CM Hardy
Sun., May 25: (1) 21-1 vs. (8) Punk Turns Heel
Mon., May 26: (4) What Happened to CM Punk vs. (5) Hogan Turns Heel
Tues., May 27: (3) Heyman Shoots on Vince vs. (6) You Are What You Hate
Wed., May 28: (2) Austin 3:16 vs. (7) Austin Shoots on WCW
Thurs., May 29: (4) Pipe Bomb Shell vs. (5) Cream Rises to the Top
Fri., May 30: (1) 1,004 Holds vs. (8) Rock Concert
Sat., May 31: (2) Henry Retires vs. (7) Ho Kogan
Sun., June 1: (3) Parody of Wrestling vs. (6) You Suck
Mon., June 2: (4) With a Tear in My Eye vs. (5) Box With God
Tues., June 3: (2) Grand Standin' and Hot Doggin' vs. (7) Wallowing in the Muck of Avarice
Wed., June 4: (1) Hard Times vs. (8) Sports Entertainment
Thurs., June 5: (3) Raw is Jericho vs. (6) The Era of The Franchise
There you have it, Cagesiders. What match-up are you most looking forward to?
UPDATE: Due to difficulties with getting graphics worked out, the tournament will begin tomorrow, Thurs., May 22, 2014. Sorry for the delay and thank you for understanding.