Cena Region, Denver Subregion, First Round: (10) El Santo vs. (23) Ultimo Dragon

Discussion in 'Cena Region' started by klunderbunker, Mar 20, 2017.


Who Wins This Match?

  1. El Santo

  2. Ultimo Dragon

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  1. klunderbunker

    klunderbunker Welcome to My (And Not Sly's) House

    Jan 8, 2007
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    This is a first round match in the Cena Region, Denver Subregion. It is a standard one on one match. It will be held at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.



    #10. El Santo



    #23. Ultimo Dragon

    Polls will be open for three days following a one day period for discussion. Voting will be based on who you feel is the greater of the two competitors. Post your reasons for why your pick should win below. Remember that this is non-spam and the most votes in the poll win. Any ties will be broken by the amount of posts of support for each candidate, with one vote per poster.

    Also remember that this is a non-spam forum. If you post a response without giving a reason for your selection, it will be penalized for spam and deleted.
  2. enviousdominous

    enviousdominous Behold my diction

    Jun 28, 2011
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    I'll be voting for El Santo, only because he managed to establish enough of a continuity for winning to where I can't imagine Ultimo Dragon beating him. However; I'm really hoping that El Santo gets humbled in the next round.
  3. Tastycles

    Tastycles Turn Bayley heel

    Jun 16, 2008
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    El Santo is going to win this. Usually, the argument against him is that he's foreign so nobody would back him. That doesn't apply here, and I can see no reason why he wouldn't go over.
  4. Bernkastel

    Bernkastel Reaper of Miracles
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    Jul 3, 2006
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    Remember when Santo defeated the Rock and Sting in back to back matches? That was a crazy moment in tournament history.

    That picture of Ultimo Dragon always cracks me up. There's no denying ho decorated a performer the man was, but I don't recall him ever carrying a promotion before. In fact he was more of a modern day journeyman, hopping from promotion to promotion and filling in where needed. He was far removed from the popularity of a Tiger Mask or a Jushin Liger.

    Santo on the other hand didn't just carry a promotion, he carried the industry of an entire country on his back. He's very much lauded as the most popular and beloved luchadore in history. Even more than 30 years after his death, he still remains a household name in Mexico. His state funeral drew more people than a weekly episode of RAW does, let alone an Ultimo Dragon match.

    A strong showing for the Saint in the first round.

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