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#1 Posted on 12.9.02 1930.09
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Courtesy of Stuart over at Strong Style Spirit

http://www.puroresufan.com/njpw/ :



"Diamond Dallas Page and Sean "X-Pac" Waltman showed up at the New Japan Dojo in Los Angeles. Both were there to meet Joanie Laurer, who has now been nicknamed "the muscular witch", but Waltman made an angry demand to be let in New Japan. DDP obviously won't be going to New Japan because of his injury and subsequent retirement, but Waltman is a possibility because he has begun training at the dojo."

Looks like Rat-Boy Ogawa (NOAH fans will get the reference!) has some competition coming!
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#2 Posted on 12.9.02 2105.08
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X-Pac and Ogawa - the Nightmare Pair. At least HHH never convinced anyone it was a good idea to put the World Title on X-Pac to teach Rock a lesson for doing all those movies...
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#3 Posted on 12.9.02 2113.07
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    Originally posted by EastCoastAvenger
    Both were there to meet Joanie Laurer, who has now been nicknamed "the muscular witch"
Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!
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#4 Posted on 12.9.02 2359.28
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    Originally posted by EastCoastAvenger
    Waltman made an angry demand to be let in New Japan.


Geez...is he gonna pout if they don't let him?

Please don't cry, Sean, I think you could have a great career jobbing to Buffy Bagwell in matches all across the U.S.
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#5 Posted on 13.9.02 0112.43
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    Originally posted by EastCoastAvenger
    Courtesy of Stuart over at Strong Style Spirit

    http://www.puroresufan.com/njpw/ :



    Lol..sounds like your standard X-Pac promo.
    "I am here AND I DEMAND YOU LET ME IN! THEY FIRED ME!! RESPECT! NO JOBS IN SINGLES MATCHES!"
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#6 Posted on 13.9.02 0457.07
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I cannot believe you people mock a man who'll be main eventing Wilmington Elemntary School's Gym for many years to come.
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#7 Posted on 13.9.02 0923.46
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You know I can't resist a good X-Pac roast, so...

He made an angry demand to be let into New Japan? Does that ever work? What's he saying, “Let me in or I'll wrestle for you right now?” God knows one of the worst threats Sean Waltman can make is threatening to wrestle.

Ha! I kill me! [long sarcastic laugh]

So he's going by the ring name Syxx-Pac now, huh? If he actually thought that an angry demand would work, he must have drunk a few syxx-pacs of beer before showing up for his meeting with New Japan.

Oh, well... if his wrestling career fizzles, at least he can get a job on Animal Planet, playing the rare bandana-wearing grease rat.
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#8 Posted on 13.9.02 1108.59
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"Let me in, or I'll wring out my hair ALL OVER YOUR DESK."
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#9 Posted on 13.9.02 1738.43
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Inoki SHOULD sign him.


Then book him in his next series of shootfights.
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#10 Posted on 13.9.02 1908.51
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I never understood the nastiness towards Xpac/Waltman/Syxx. I never got the feeling watching him that he was dogging it in the ring, or made his opponents look bad. Sure, he lost most of his credibility when he tried to cut a promo, but for being a small (barely 200lbs) guy, he always was able to suspend disbelief and look like he was a credible challenger to his heavyweight opponents - espcially in his program against Kane. I always believed between his speed and heel dick-ness that he could cheat-to-win, or find someway to get the upperhand. Sure, when he thought he was some street-hood-badass, I always rolled my eyes when he came out, but I certainly didn't get the impression that he had true "suck-heat" from the fans. What's the backstory with X-pac that I'm missing?
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#11 Posted on 13.9.02 2041.31
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To the one who suggested X-Pac get hired by Inoki to do shootfights... You're a sick, sick individual. Although it might be cool to see Don Frye lay some PRIDE-style smackdown on X-Pac like he did on Takayama!

As for my own problem with X-Pac, he always struck me as the American version of Ogawa. A guy who was indy material for years (curtain-jerker 4 LIFE), then hit the big time because some bigwig thought he made a decent cup of coffee. Well, in Waltman's case, rolled a mean joint...
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#12 Posted on 13.9.02 2051.28
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It's the hair that pushes it over the edge - they both look like they hit the activator REALLY hard and didn't rinse any of it out.
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#13 Posted on 13.9.02 2250.38
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My only problem with 'Pac was that he was SO obviously trying to ride the coat tails of the Clique, being pushed even when he wasn't all that over (including his "not jobbing in singles matches"), and then he'd brag about how badass and over he is. I don't care how talented a worker, that will ALWAYS get on my nerves.
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#14 Posted on 14.9.02 0153.53
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    Originally posted by Excalibur05
    he'd brag about how badass and over he is.


to you?

X-Pac can pull a good match out, like when he and Tajiri fought a few times about a year ago. However, he does seem to mail it in more often than not, recently. And he looks like some chump that thinks they're a badass, which I hate, but I guess that might be what he's going for.

He's fighting Sabu soon (if not tonight) at some indy show. I have a tape with the two of them from way back in the day, and it's a damn fine match. I wonder how they'll look now.


Oh yeah, here's the new face to watch out for in NJPW.

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The new Muta. hell yes.

(edited by eviljonhunt81 on 14.9.02 0155)
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#15 Posted on 14.9.02 0604.45
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    Originally posted by EastCoastAvenger
    To the one who suggested X-Pac get hired by Inoki to do shootfights... You're a sick, sick individual. Although it might be cool to see Don Frye lay some PRIDE-style smackdown on X-Pac like he did on Takayama!


Hey, if Waltman wants to be demanding, then Inoki can tell him he's gotta beat Igor Vovchanchin at Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye '02 to get a spot with the company. Gives him a few months to prepare, which is more than Frye got to face LeBanner.

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#16 Posted on 14.9.02 0614.45
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    Originally posted by eviljonhunt81
      Originally posted by Excalibur05
      he'd brag about how badass and over he is.


    to you?

    X-Pac can pull a good match out, like when he and Tajiri fought a few times about a year ago. However, he does seem to mail it in more often than not, recently. And he looks like some chump that thinks they're a badass, which I hate, but I guess that might be what he's going for.

    He's fighting Sabu soon (if not tonight) at some indy show. I have a tape with the two of them from way back in the day, and it's a damn fine match. I wonder how they'll look now.


    Oh yeah, here's the new face to watch out for in NJPW.

    (image removed)

    The new Muta. hell yes.

    (edited by eviljonhunt81 on 14.9.02 0155)



I second that hell yes.
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#17 Posted on 14.9.02 0719.08
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    Originally posted by eviljonhunt81
    Oh yeah, here's the new face to watch out for in NJPW.


Ye GODS. That getup looks like the answer to the question "What if Jeff Hardy and the ICP somehow had kids?"
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#18 Posted on 16.9.02 1616.29
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    Originally posted by eviljonhunt81

    X-Pac can pull a good match out, like when he and Tajiri fought a few times about a year ago. However, he does seem to mail it in more often than not, recently.



Gee, break out a couple basic moves (for cruisers anyway)and suddenly he can pull a good match out...? Tajiri and Kidman had to carry him during the whole Invasion thing. Heck, even Jerry Lynn did most of the work during their Global matches.
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