Originally posted by KJames199But I really don't get how you can possibly say that match was worse than Bret Hart and Vince McMahon at Wrestlemania. Two inexperienced women had a really bad opening match on the C-show. Or maybe the D-show. Whereas Bret Hart is an all-time legend having his first match in a decade, and Vince McMahon, while not a wrestler, has a history of delivering a memorable performance in big matches, and they stunk up one of the most anticipated matches on the biggest, most-watched wrestling show of the entire year. Really, it was the most disappointing match in Wrestlemania history and I don't see what else could even be considered. Context has to count for something.
I've probably seen no more than a couple of hours WWE in the last 5 years but watching that match posted above it struck me that it didn't seem that much worse than many of the Keibler/Wilson/etc matches that used to occur on a weekly basis back when I last watched. If anything the cluelessness of the two helped make some of it seem like they were putting up a bit of a struggle which is more than Keibler & co usually managed. Yeah the last 30 seconds was pretty horrendous but considering they're not wrestlers in the first place it seems a bit harsh. Why was she wearing that hoodie though??
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I was at the tapings Tuesday, and the crowd went absolutely dead when Eddie got hurt. The dreaded "X" came up from both the ref and Shelton Benjamin initially, and the ref threw the "X" up two more times during the match.