The Matches

Discussion in 'General WrestleZone Tournament' started by Shocky, Apr 16, 2010.

  1. Shocky

    Shocky Kissin Babies and Huggin Fat Girlz

    Jan 17, 2007
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    Final Draw

    CHICAGO Region

    Sub City 1: Bell Center - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    1. Sting vs. Hayabusa
    2. Magnum T.A. vs. "Dr. Death" Steve Williams
    3. Nick Bockwinkle vs. El Canek
    4. Kurt Angle vs. Billy Graham

    Sub City 2: American Airlines Arena - Miami, Florida
    1. Justin Thunder Liger vs. Kerry Von Erich
    2. Arn Anderson vs. Iron Sheik
    3. Abyss vs. Jumbo Tsuruta
    4. Mick Foley vs. La Parka

    Sub City 3: Pepsi Center - Denver, Colorado
    1. Shane Douglas vs. El Santo
    2. Booker T vs. Bruno Sammartino
    3. Jeff Jarrett vs:Shawn Michaels
    4. Dory Funk Jr. vs. Jeff Hardy

    Sub City 4: Madison Square Garden - New York City
    1. Randy Savage vs. Kane
    2. Owen Hart vs. Jun Akiyama
    3. Bret Hart vs. Edge
    4. Kenta Kobashi vs. Tito Santana

    TORONTO Region

    Sub City 1: TD Garden - Boston, Massachusetts
    1. Jimmy Snuka vs. Gorgeous George
    2. Goldberg vs. Stu Hart
    3. Kevin Nash vs. Bobo Brazil
    4. Dynamite Kid vs. Dusty Rhodes

    Sub City 2: BC Place - Vancouver, Canada
    1. The Fabulous Moolah vs. Hulk Hogan
    2. Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H
    3. Tully Blanchard vs The Undertaker
    4. Bob Backlund vs. AJ Styles

    Sub City 3: Scottrade Center - St. Louis, Missouri
    1. Mitsuhara Misawa vs. Lou Thesz
    2. Tatsumi Fujinami vs. The Rock
    3. Toshiaki Kawada vs. Lex Luger
    4. Ted DiBiase vs. Jerry Lawler

    Sub City 4: Palace of Auburn Hills - Detroit, Michigan
    1. Abdullah the Butcher vs. Ultimate Warrior
    2. Sheamus vs. Terry Gordy
    3. Curt Hennig vs. Christian
    4. Sgt. Slaughter vs. John Cena

    TOKYO Region

    Sub City 1: Rupp Arena - Lexington, Kentucky
    1. Dustin Rhodes vs. King Kong Bundy
    2. Rhino vs. Rick Martel
    3. Antonio Rocca. vs. Raven
    4. Chris Benoit vs. Desmond Wolfe

    Sub City 2: Reunion Arena - Dallas. Texas
    1. Barry Windham vs. The Miz
    2. Ricky Steamboat vs. Larry Zbyszko
    3. Antonio Inoki vs. CM Punk
    4. Samoa Joe vs. Giant Baba

    Sub City 3: Cow Palace - San Francisco, California
    1. Bryan Danielson vs. DDP
    2. Sid vs. Batista
    3. Christopher Daniels vs. Ric Flair
    4. British Bulldog vs. Paul Orndorff

    Sub City 4: First Union Center - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1. JBL vs. Stevie Richards
    2. The Berkzerker vs. Harley Race
    3. Eddie Guerrero vs. Jerry Lynn
    4. Jack Swagger vs. Pedro Morales

    MEXICO CITY Region

    Sub City 1: Meadowlands - East Rutherford, New Jersey
    1. Mike Awesome vs. Rick Rude
    2. Scott Steiner vs. Bam Bam Bigelow
    3. Dean Malenko vs. Great Muta
    4. Michael Hayes vs. Chris Jericho

    Sub City 2: Key Arena - Seattle, Washington
    1. Ahmed Johnson vs. Buddy Rogers
    2. Bobby Lashley vs. Tiger Mask I
    3. Lance Storm vs. Roddy Piper
    4. Vader vs. Mil Mascaras

    Sub City 3: Greensboro Coliseum - Greensboro, North Carolina
    1. Big Show vs. André The Giant
    2. Rey Mysterio vs. Scott Hall
    3. Stan Hansen vs. Brian Pillman
    4. Taz vs. Rob Van Dam

    Sub City 4: Staples Center - Los Angeles, California
    1. Marty Jannetty vs. Bruiser Brody
    2. Jake Roberts vs. Rikishi
    3. Randy Orton vs. Terry Funk
    4. Yokozuna vs. Steve Austin

    Just in Case anyone missed them. To join the prediction fun, check out 48.7's thread at the top of the page.

    Credit: KB for the Draw and Phoenix for keeping Track of the matches.
  2. Hulkamaniac

    Hulkamaniac Vote Hogan, Savage, Rocky and Thesz

    Sep 14, 2009
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    Toronto region is SICK!

    Hogan, HHH, Undertaker (sub-city!), Misawa, Thesz, The Rock, Cena, Gorgeous George....and that doesn't even touch on the guys who I think are just a level below, like Hennig, DiBiase, Kawada, Backlund, Abdullah, Dusty Rhodes...and then you have IWC darling Dynamite Kid there as well! Good lord. I don't know if my man Hogan is going to be able to overcome the general IWC hate to get out of this region. It's non-stop.
  3. Jsaturn14

    Jsaturn14 Pre-Show Stalwart

    Oct 24, 2009
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    Every Region is sick this year which is why this tournament is going to rule. Definitely worried for my man, HBK, in the chicago region. You have him, Bret, Owen, Edge, Jeff Hardy, Foley, Savage, Kenta Kobashi, Sting, and Kurt Angle? Holy Crap! The tournament is going to be a good one this year with these kinds of regions. Personally, I am looking forward to seeing how Bret vs Edge, and HHH vs Lesnar turn out.
  4. FunKay the Inevitable

    FunKay the Inevitable People Like Me, We Don't Play

    May 11, 2008
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    There are matches to watch in every area. Obviously there are ones that stand out more than others (Bret vs. Edge, Lesnar vs. HHH) but there are also some great little gems in there (Benoit vs. Wolfe/McGuinness, Orton vs. Funk). Jericho doesn't have that tough an opponent in the first round with Hayes but Muta or Malenko could be a problem as well as Vader and Austin waiting later on. I'll be doing my best though.
  5. Hulkamaniac

    Hulkamaniac Vote Hogan, Savage, Rocky and Thesz

    Sep 14, 2009
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    Best opening round matchup is undoubtedly Thesz-Misawa.
  6. IrishCanadian25

    IrishCanadian25 Going on 10 years with WrestleZone

    Mar 29, 2007
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    It is but it isn't. It's probably the best match, and if it turns into Gelgarin vs XFear it could be a preview of the Thread of the Year, but Edge / Hart will get more action I think.
  7. Hulkamaniac

    Hulkamaniac Vote Hogan, Savage, Rocky and Thesz

    Sep 14, 2009
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    More action, maybe, but are there really that many people who will argue to put Edge over Hart?

    Of course, as I say this, I'm remembering that fiasco with Misawa-Edge in the Wrestlezone Olympics, so...fair point.
  8. Blue Chipper

    Blue Chipper Shapeshifting Humanoid

    Oct 6, 2008
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    I don't know if you're aware, but last year Edge made it to the finals.
  9. PsychoBlack

    PsychoBlack Damn it feels good to be a Taylor!!

    Apr 6, 2010
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    are you serious? who did he face
  10. X

    X RIP Sgt. Michael Paranzino / RIP CM

    Feb 6, 2007
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    The finals last year were Edge and Bret Hart, which Bret Hart won. Edge made it so far mainly because one of our more prolific posters, TheOneBigWill, argued hard and made case after case and was able to convince people to keep voting for Edge. He hyped Edge all the way past guys like Austin and the Undertaker before he finally lost in the finals to Bret Hart. This seems to happen in every tournament, one guy makes a great run based on a poster supporting him hard, in the original tournament it was me carrying Terry Funk to the final four, later it was IC carrying Vader to the elite eight, and so on.

    If you can make an argument compelling enough to make someone side with you on a match-up, the possibilities are endless. 'Tis why I love this darned tournament.

    EDIT: Oh and god damnit, am I the only one here who can spell Nick Bockwinkel's last name correctly? It's BOCKWINKEL, not Bockwinkle.
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  11. It's...Baylariat!

    It's...Baylariat! Team Finnley Baylor

    Apr 2, 2009
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    I spell it right, Xfear. :D

    And I'm pushing Stan Hansen as hard as I can in this thing. He's a damn good worker and is better than 3/4ths of this field. You're going to have to have an iron clad argument to beat me on a debate as to why Hansen can win against ANYONE in this damn tournament.
  12. pyrusane

    pyrusane Getting Noticed By Management

    Jan 20, 2009
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    Wow, a round one rematch of last year's finals. AND poor Moolah drew Hogan...

    Can't help but wonder if Bret's recent return will help/hurt Will's pro-Edge campaign, or of it will have any effect at all on the overall voting...
  13. PsychoBlack

    PsychoBlack Damn it feels good to be a Taylor!!

    Apr 6, 2010
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    me and my boy curt goin all the way then because hes 10x the worker edge is
  14. Pepe Silvia

    Pepe Silvia Occasional Pre-Show

    Sep 30, 2009
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    I have a feeling none of you will be supporting Piper. :(
  15. PsychoBlack

    PsychoBlack Damn it feels good to be a Taylor!!

    Apr 6, 2010
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    why wouldnt we pipers the man
  16. GenMe

    GenMe GenMe

    Jan 14, 2010
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    I really can't wait for the Sting vs Hayabusa match. Sting is one of my favorite american wrestler, and Hayabusa is one of my all time favorite Japanese wrestler. That's going to be a great showdown. And hopefully Eiji makes it to the second round, But I'm pretty sure that he will.
  17. DirtyJosé

    DirtyJosé Best angle of all: retirement

    Dec 12, 2009
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    Don't fish for support, build a bitchin' HQ or something.

    Also, hell yes I'll push Piper.
  18. thrilla11

    thrilla11 Pre-Show Stalwart

    Mar 2, 2010
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    Justin Thunder Liger vs. Kerry Von Erich
    Quote possibly the best junior wrestler in Japanese history, I'm pushing Liger in this match. He's the Hulk Hogan of Japan but knowing that much of the posters here despise Hogan, I don't know if that's a good thing or a bad thing. Liger Bomb for the win. Oh and for anyone who would like to watch, here is Hayabusa's debut match against Liger:

    Dynamite Kid vs. Dusty Rhodes
    I feel like many of the Dusty Rhodes fans will feel this is an easy match but I'm gonna try to prove them otherwise. Dusty is a legend in the states and essentially carried wrestling in America for many years but Dynamite Kid's matches in Japan with Tiger Mask were historic. They wrestled in the very first five star match and many of the wrestlers today could only dream of working a match like these two:

    Other matches I'll be watching very closely:
    Bobby Lashley vs. Tiger Mask I
    Vader vs. Mil Mascaras
    Rey Mysterio vs. Scott Hall
    Chris Benoit vs. Desmond Wolfe
    Randy Orton vs. Terry Funk
    Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H
    Jimmy Snuka vs. Gorgeous George
    Goldberg vs. Stu Hart
  19. ZeroVX

    ZeroVX 2-Time WZCW Mayhem Champion

    Jan 18, 2010
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    He's fighting Lance Storm in the first round, definitely won't be easy.
  20. DirtyJosé

    DirtyJosé Best angle of all: retirement

    Dec 12, 2009
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  21. Uncle Sam

    Uncle Sam Rear Naked Bloke

    Aug 24, 1973
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    I went through the list one by one and highlighted the matches I had a genuine interest in. I lie - that Scott Hall/Mysterio one isn't all that interesting.
  22. Bernkastel

    Bernkastel Reaper of Miracles
    E-Fed Mod

    Jul 3, 2006
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    I don't understand why The Fabulous Moolah was placed in the tournament in the first place. She doesn't even crack my personal list of the top three women's workers; and if the decision to place her in was due to her importance to women's wrestling, then Mildred Burke would have deserved that spot even more.

    Oh well, easy win for Hogan I suppose.
  23. Elijah W

    Elijah W New Member

    Feb 11, 2010
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    God the Toronto Region is stacked. Any of the Big Names in there have a legit chance of winning the whole thing if they don't kill each other.

    Tokyo should be called the NWA Region since there is a very good chance we might see a Steamboat-Benoit/Flair-Race Region final.

    Chicago boils down to the winner of Savage-Bret/HBK and Sting-Angle

    Mexico City is Jericho's or Austin's to lose depending on the outcome of Yoko/Austin.

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