The W
Views: 100959231
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
28.11.07 1922
The 7 - Recap Feedback - Shame about TEST Register and log in to post!
(48 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (14 total)
Llakor
Landjager
Level: 62

Posts: 55/930
EXP: 1947140
For next: 37557

Since: 2.1.02
From: Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Since last post: 597 days
Last activity: 589 days
AIM:  
#1 Posted on 26.8.02 0719.19
Reposted on: 26.8.09 0721.04
Lawler calls the Un-Americans "From Canada, where the start of Moose Season is a national holiday". For the record, that isn't true.

Yeah, Lawler is confusing Alberta with Canada. Cause Alberta is the province with the REALLY wacky holidays.

Lesnar is the youngest WWE Champion in history, the FASTEST champion in history, I think (did anybody ever beat five months?)

Didn't Bruno Sammartino win the (W)WWF title in his first ever match in Madison Square Garden? I know that he had been wrestling in Toronto prior to the victory and the dry run for his win over Buddy Rogers was in Toronto.

If I remember correctly, Taker debuted at Survivor Series 90, and beat Hogan for the title exactly a year later at Survivor Series 91, but that was in the era of only four PPV's per year. So if you count PPV's, Taker won in his fifth PPV.

The two others that spring to mind are Benoit and Jericho's wins that were screw-jobbed away. I don't remember how quickly those were to their debuts though.
Promote this thread!
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 74/7534
EXP: 43918445
For next: 383317

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 515 days
Last activity: 515 days
#2 Posted on 26.8.02 0911.24
Reposted on: 26.8.09 0912.08
If the question is who was fastest to the world title after entering the WWF territory it would be Hogan (Not counting the Sammartino reign). He arrived in late 83, had the world title in 84. Flair's arrival in the WWF in August of 91 would have him winning the World title in approximately the same amount of time as Lesnar.
If the question is quickest to WWF/E World Title after pro debut, Lesnar appears to have achieved it first, surpassing the pace of Kurt Angle.
Llakor
Landjager
Level: 62

Posts: 56/930
EXP: 1947140
For next: 37557

Since: 2.1.02
From: Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Since last post: 597 days
Last activity: 589 days
AIM:  
#3 Posted on 26.8.02 0916.33
Reposted on: 26.8.09 0918.21
Right, I had forgotten about Flair.

I was deliberately NOT counting Hogan because Hogan had been in the (W)WWF prior to his win as a heel feuding with Andre the Giant before going to the AWA and coming back to the (W)WWF as a face. This is conveniently ignored by the (W)WWF, but it still happened.
BrewGuy
Kolbasz
Level: 46

Posts: 335/456
EXP: 668522
For next: 43257

Since: 2.1.02
From: Pickering, Ontario

Since last post: 582 days
Last activity: 326 days
AIM:  
ICQ:  
#4 Posted on 26.8.02 1026.22
Reposted on: 26.8.09 1029.02
I wonder how long it's been since the main title was the first title a performer has gotten. I don't remember any, but I defer to Llakor's superior knowledge of wrestling history.

And yes, the avatar is 'cause I lost a bet. With BucsFan, specifically. Damn the Taker - DAMN HIM! :)
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 76/7534
EXP: 43918445
For next: 383317

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 515 days
Last activity: 515 days
#5 Posted on 26.8.02 1108.02
Reposted on: 26.8.09 1116.23

    Originally posted by BrewGuy
    I wonder how long it's been since the main title was the first title a performer has gotten. I don't remember any, but I defer to Llakor's superior knowledge of wrestling history.

    And yes, the avatar is 'cause I lost a bet. With BucsFan, specifically. Damn the Taker - DAMN HIM! :)





Taker's first title was the world title. I believe Hogan's first title was the world title. Big Slow's first title was the WCW World Title.
pieman
As young as
he feels
Level: 111

Posts: 583/3592
EXP: 14814020
For next: 54386

Since: 11.12.01
From: China, Maine

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 7 hours
AIM:  
ICQ:  
Y!:
#6 Posted on 26.8.02 1225.01
Reposted on: 26.8.09 1229.03

    Originally posted by BrewGuy
    I wonder how long it's been since the main title was the first title a performer has gotten. I don't remember any, but I defer to Llakor's superior knowledge of wrestling history.

    And yes, the avatar is 'cause I lost a bet. With BucsFan, specifically. Damn the Taker - DAMN HIM! :)



That picture looks so out of place next to Brew's name!

I, for one, love it!!
BobHollySTILLRules
Bockwurst
Level: 50

Posts: 463/573
EXP: 941559
For next: 5765

Since: 3.1.02
From: C-Bus, Ohio

Since last post: 4420 days
Last activity: 4420 days
#7 Posted on 27.8.02 0640.23
Reposted on: 27.8.09 0643.27

    Originally posted by pieman

      Originally posted by BrewGuy
      I wonder how long it's been since the main title was the first title a performer has gotten. I don't remember any, but I defer to Llakor's superior knowledge of wrestling history.

      And yes, the avatar is 'cause I lost a bet. With BucsFan, specifically. Damn the Taker - DAMN HIM! :)



    That picture looks so out of place next to Brew's name!

    I, for one, love it!!



Yep, I got a good laugh out of it...but that's probably because I hate Test with the same amount of passion BrewGuy likes him with.
WyldeWolf1
Boerewors
Level: 41

Posts: 298/361
EXP: 462381
For next: 17768

Since: 20.6.02
From: Florida

Since last post: 4468 days
Last activity: 4467 days
#8 Posted on 27.8.02 1957.55
Reposted on: 27.8.09 1959.01

    Originally posted by BrewGuy
    I wonder how long it's been since the main title was the first title a performer has gotten.


Kane is the most recent one I remember. He had a one-night reign after Taker lowered a cage on Austin's head to bust him open in a first-blood match. He didn't want his little brother to set himself on fire, remember?

I don't recall Kane touching any gold before that. Maybe I'm forgetting a tag title reign...with Mankind maybe? I know he didn't get IC gold until later.
EddieBurkett
Boudin blanc
Level: 92

Posts: 139/2318
EXP: 7661357
For next: 95610

Since: 3.1.02
From: GA in person, NJ in heart

Since last post: 2 days
Last activity: 3 hours
#9 Posted on 27.8.02 2029.10
Reposted on: 27.8.09 2032.33
The tag title reign happened a few weeks after KotR, so his first title was the Championship, yes.

Edit: I can't make a sentence properly...

(edited by EddieBurkett on 27.8.02 2130)
cfgb
Bierwurst
Level: 83

Posts: 580/1797
EXP: 5229886
For next: 202358

Since: 2.1.02
From: Ottawa, Ontario

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 11 min.
#10 Posted on 28.8.02 0200.27
Reposted on: 28.8.09 0224.56
I wonder how long it's been since the main title was the first title a performer has gotten.

September 99, Vince wins the World Title...
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 94/7534
EXP: 43918445
For next: 383317

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 515 days
Last activity: 515 days
#11 Posted on 28.8.02 0817.57
Reposted on: 28.8.09 0829.01

    Originally posted by cfgb
    I wonder how long it's been since the main title was the first title a performer has gotten.

    September 99, Vince wins the World Title...








I try to mentally block that event out.
tomvejada
Andouille
Level: 91

Posts: 522/2247
EXP: 7312670
For next: 156271

Since: 2.1.02

Since last post: 4110 days
Last activity: 4110 days
#12 Posted on 28.8.02 0824.20
Reposted on: 28.8.09 0829.04
At least that one wasn't was as bad as David Arquette winning the WCW title.
DJ FrostyFreeze
Knackwurst
Level: 109

Posts: 567/3387
EXP: 13532831
For next: 426859

Since: 2.1.02
From: Hawthorne, CA

Since last post: 9 days
Last activity: 1 hour
#13 Posted on 28.8.02 1034.11
Reposted on: 28.8.09 1041.52
I still dont see the big deal about Vince winning the title. He was an actual participant of the match, he won on a complete fluke (with a side of INTERFERENCE), and he immediately gave up the belt on the next show.

Eh, what do I know.
redsoxnation
Scrapple
Level: 152

Posts: 99/7534
EXP: 43918445
For next: 383317

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 515 days
Last activity: 515 days
#14 Posted on 28.8.02 1054.10
Reposted on: 28.8.09 1059.02

    Originally posted by DJ FrostyFreeze
    I still dont see the big deal about Vince winning the title. He was an actual participant of the match, he won on a complete fluke (with a side of INTERFERENCE), and he immediately gave up the belt on the next show.

    Eh, what do I know.






It set the precendent for the Arquette and Russo Reigns of Terror.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: NWA TNA #9 (Don Harris)
Next thread: Tajiri's "punches"...
Previous thread: 8/22 Smackdown Recap
(48 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
The 7 - Recap Feedback - Shame about TESTRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2014 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.314 seconds.