The W
Views: 145972820
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Calendar | Color chart | Log in for more!
16.9.19 1154
The W - Pro Wrestling - Rey Mysterio's heat
This thread has 64 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
Pages: 1(13009 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Post (12 total)
VK Wallstreet

Since: 18.6.02
From: New York, NY, USA

Since last post: 6128 days
Last activity: 6126 days
#1 Posted on
I haven't seen Smackdown in ages and hadn't caught Mysterio at all, but was that canned heat I heard for Rey Rey? It sure sounded like it. I know he's an Internet darling and all, but is it possible the live crowds just aren't into him? Has anybody seen him live? What kind of reception does he get? It's somewhat surprising if that pop was fake, because even though I wouldn't necessarily expect the roof to come off the building with Rey's entrance, they tend not to haul out the sweetening unless there's a very serious, Mark Henryish problem.

On another note, man, Angle and Mysterio are damned good. And I am NOT a fan of lucha, but it really looks like Rey has toned it down to a halfway realistic style. I mean, I always knew these guys could go, but it really hit me when I saw the finish to that match -- obviously, it was predetermined, as all finishes are, but they somehow made it look completely spontaneous. Seems like the whole point, but it's actually a rare commodity. Now that's pro wrestling.

¡Azúcar, flores y muchos colores! Estos fueron los ingredientes elegidos para crear a la niñita perfecta. Pero el profesor Utonio agrego accidentalmente otro ingrediente a la formula: ¡la sustancia X! Y así nacieron, ¡las Chicas Superpoderosas! ¡Con sus ultra súper poderes, Bombón, Burbuja y Bellota dedican su vida a combatir el crimen y las fuerzas del mal!
Promote this thread!

Since: 11.4.02
From: St. Paul, MN

Since last post: 6212 days
Last activity: 5635 days
#2 Posted on
I almost never post here, but I'm going to simply to say that I was there live on Tuesday and YES, HE WAS OVER. He got an entrance pop, his highspots got pops, his counters got pops, the West Coast Pop got... well, you get the picture. Not understanding how people could cheer for him is like not understanding how people could cheer for RVD.

(edited by N8P on 12.9.02 2111)

Twelve wrestlers (and a singer) cooler than Hogan

Nate Patrin


Since: 20.3.02
From: California

Since last post: 37 days
Last activity: 3 days
#3 Posted on
I was also at the show and can verify that Rey's heat was legit. The match itself really got the crowd going and it just goes to show what happens when you have a good story to tell with two guys who have established characters and talent to back it up.

Angle was great at playing the heel and slowing things down while Rey, when he was on offense basically the whole time, never stopped being impressive with his onslaught.
Big Bad

Since: 4.1.02
From: Dorchester, Ontario

Since last post: 272 days
Last activity: 169 days
#4 Posted on
The move where Angle threw Rey over his shoulders, only to have Rey balance himself on the top rope and do a moonsault was amazing.

I was born in a manger, like that other guy. You know, he wore a hat?
Summer sausage

Since: 10.1.02
From: Tennessee

Since last post: 2757 days
Last activity: 2516 days
#5 Posted on
Everyone on Smackdown has canned heat these days. Everyone. Rey is over though. You can tell the crowd is into it during his matches.

(edited by mskj on 12.9.02 2123)

Since: 2.1.02
From: Houston, TX

Since last post: 2334 days
Last activity: 2334 days
#6 Posted on | Instant Rating: 2.65
Am I the only one who found the finish to be a tad bit anti-climatic?

Subversia - We [heart] Puff Mario
Jay Bower

Since: 28.2.02

Since last post: 5674 days
Last activity: 5663 days
#7 Posted on
Apparently WWE was so floored by the amazing pops Rey Jr was getting for dark matches before his debut that they decided to make all of those "coming soon" packages and push him as a huge star. He gets huge reactions on PPV's too which are of course live with crowd noise not "canned". Rey's got the coolest entrance in wrestling too. His match with Angle was awesome but I too found the ending to be a bit anticlimactic, I woud have rather seen a Benoit involved finish to keep both guys strong but a small detail.

Jay Bower

Since: 11.7.02
From: Pittsburgh, PA

Since last post: 6179 days
Last activity: 2636 days
#8 Posted on

    Originally posted by ManiacalClown
    Am I the only one who found the finish to be a tad bit anti-climatic?

Just a little.

Its good to know that he actually gets a real pop, as all of the Smackdown stars seem like they have canned heat (except Angle, who could can that 'clever' "you suck" chant ;).

Its just one. Better now than when it really matters. Really. Pens camp on Thursday.

Steelers 0-1
Penguins 0-0-0-0

Since: 17.1.02
From: New F'n Jersey

Since last post: 15 days
Last activity: 14 days
#9 Posted on | Instant Rating: 6.44
I know if Rey keeps jobbing, he just might win the Jobber of the Year award (crossing thread boundaries is FUN).

"Oh would you stop being all stealthy and just get in the truck"- Tom Servo

Since: 24.7.02

Since last post: 2268 days
Last activity: 2268 days
#10 Posted on
Wait, Mark Henry's heat is canned? Nooo. Next thing you'll tell me that Hogan's Heroes was not a documentary.

Thank you Mr. Wanz for the check, now you get an AWA World Title Reign. But be careful, my boy Greg is a heat machine.

Since: 22.1.02
From: Texas

Since last post: 3218 days
Last activity: 422 days
#11 Posted on
I haven't seen Mysterio live yet, but I was at one of the RAWs where they played a promo package for him. And people were popping for that, soooooo..

"My brother saw the Undertaker walking through an airport." - Rex

"Was he no-selling?" - Me
The Amazing Salami

Since: 23.5.02
From: Oklahoma

Since last post: 5576 days
Last activity: 5576 days
#12 Posted on
I have such bad luck. I don't get UPN so I still haven't seen Rey on TV since he came back. I bought the last PPV but Dish Network screwed up and the damn show didn't come on until after the first match was over so I missed him AGAIN.

He was one of my all time favorites in WCW. I love how Dusty Rhodes always called him Mysterious instead of Mysterio.

"I'm in collision with every stone I ever threw." - David Gray
Pages: 1Thread ahead: A Mugshot (and more) of one of the AGD
Next thread: The ultimacy that is the Warrior!
Previous thread: Discarded Angles & Storylines
(13009 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Yep. Good to know that this red-hot storyline and situation coming out of Summerslam ended up being devoted to getting the friggin' Big Show over.
- Big Bad, RAW #1063 10/7/13 (2013)
Related threads: Smackdown thoughts - Billy & Chuck Wedding - SMACKDOWN SPOILERS - your WWE SMACKDOWN WORKRATE REPORT- 9/6/2002 - More...
The W - Pro Wrestling - Rey Mysterio's heatRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board

©2001-2019 Brothers Zim

This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.235 seconds.