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Wrestlemania X8 is shaping up to be a classic. Although, I'm not sure if it'll have the AWESOME atmosphere that was Wrestlemania X-Seven (which IMO is the greatest Wrestlemania of all time), I'm positive that it will be a great one. Just look at what we got so far: Triple H vs. Jericho for the Undisputed Title, The Rock vs. Hollywood Hogan, Spike Dudley & Tazz vs. the APA (okay...that's not great), but the Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. the rest of the nWo feud will continue in some way, and Ric Flair could face the Undertaker. Add to the fact that it will take place in the Toronto Skydome in front of 60,000 + fans (which is amazing considering that the buisness is in a slump right now) and you've got a Wrestlemania that is one for the ages.



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I think Lazy and Drunk will be getting the Tag Titles off of Spike and Tazz soon anyway.




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I don't know. On one hand I'm excited about Wrestlemania, but on the other hand I look at the official and expected matches and I get a little nervous. Seems like there is going to be an awful lot of old-timer matches going on. I mean, this is what we ripped WCW for years for. Wheel Chair Wrestling. We Can't Wrestle. Even JR got in on it referring to WCW as the "Senior's Circut." Just makes me a little worried. At least the WWF seems to be handling it better than WCW by making NWO stuff seem more like a special attraction rather than the best the company has to offer. I'd be more worried if Hogan or Nash was in the world title match.

Don't get me wrong, I'm digging the NWO stuff, and I ate up the Rocky/Hogan stuff last night. I'm just a little leery of the WWF losing that 'performers at the peak of their careers' thing that they've tried so hard to push the last few years.



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    Originally posted by Eradicator
    Don't get me wrong, I'm digging the NWO stuff, and I ate up the Rocky/Hogan stuff last night. I'm just a little leery of the WWF losing that 'performers at the peak of their careers' thing that they've tried so hard to push the last few years.


Well the general consensus as I see it is, while he hasn't had a match yet, Hogan's character is better than ever. I even heard one guy admit that he's starting to like the guy. So, yeah, the nWo are past their prime when it comes to wrestling, I don't think anyone will argue with that (although Hall pulled off a very nice looking Razor's Edge last night,) but if their interactions with Austin and Rock are any indication they still have a lot to offer when it comes to sports entertainment. Just get Hogan a new finisher and I think this will actually be really good.



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Hogan can NEVER get rid of the legdrop. That's part of who he is. I don't want Hogan trying to be Stone Cold Terry or any other "updated" versions of him. We love/hate him for what he is. To try and change that would be a mistake.
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Hogan ditch the legdrop? Did you have your TV muted during that spot last night?!

Hogan getting rid of the legdrop - or adopting another finisher, for that matter - is akin to MC Hammer becoming just "Hammer" and doing gangsta rap. Except Hammer sucks and Hogan is the uber-heel of 2002.



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The difference between Hogan & Undertaker is entertainment factor. We hate UnderSeller because he undersells and wrestles too much and has pretty much killed any heat he had. The marks cheered him when he turned heel because he finally *was* being an American BadAss. With Hogan, he can make you love him or hate him just by the way he walks & talks. One comment, and the crowd jumps on him. He doesn't even have to wrestle. He's a legend (in the same way that Old School Undertaker was) because he never lost that "old school" edge to his character. Hogan is The Other Man, if only because Ric Flair is The Man.



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I was actually surprised to see Godfather do the leg drop last night. Especially after it was used by Hogan in the nWo beatdown. The pimp's going to have to lose the move soon.

By the way, I hope Bradshaw's not too attached to the fallaway slam.

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