Welcome back, to the one and only Phat Daily Column. Finally, the best performers have returned to their respective shows. No, I'm not talking about Test, Val Venis, or Hulk Hogan....I'm talking about Sting and Vince McMahon. Especially Vince. I've been waiting his return ever since the first month after the Stephanie and Triple H era. Well, let me discuss in the Monday Night Impressions, so on to the PDC.
But first...another proud moment in my time as a daily columnist....
I ripped on the Jung Dragons vs. 3 Count match, and now I regret it. They put on a great match. Total props to all of them for this hard fought match. You know, if you made someone like maybe Bam Bam Bigelow destroy Crowbar and David Flair, he would get way over than the Wall is. Wow, Kidman and Booker T won a match together! They didn't have to put nobody over!!! Tony "my voice is so high pitched, it hurts anyone who listens to me" Shiavone said that WCW stood for WE Can't Work together, or something of that nature. He was damn right on that call!
Wow, Norman Smiley didn't put over the Dog. WOW!!! I guess Brian Knobbs respects certain people, because he was selling Terry Funk's shots. First Lodi, then Idol, and now Rave? God damn that is so stupid.
As for the rest of RAW....Dean Malenko has just make the lightweight title remotely interesting once again! Not to bash Essa Rios, but if you didn't watch Jakked or Heat(at times), then you wouldn't be really familiar with his character. This will allow him to slowly grow a personality for his character, and in time regain that title! My Gosh, mean powerbomb from Eddy on Lita! Poor lady. Also, Pete Gas was the Hardcore champion for around 5 seconds at the airport! Those skits are so funny!
I just love a good opening interview. That gives me free time to watch an actual "wrestling" match on Nitro, although this week, I was stuck with Hennig and Luger. Anyway, I'm hoping that a tag team title match gets resolved soon. You have the Dudley Boys killing Mae again, but the only thing it accomplishes is more heat for the Dudleys. Find someone to fight them please! Good 3 Way dance with Angle, Jericho, and Tazz, but I'm not really liking this thing with Bob Backlund. It takes away from the great and talented wrestlers like Tazz, Jericho, and Angle! Wow, Rikishi took the pin for once in the six man with his partners being Too Cool! Bossman gets no reaction from the crowd for whoever he fights. Moolah is pissed! Headcheese gets better everyweek, the team I mean.
This Mideon attempt for the APA is just so funny. Good to see the Acolytes wrestle for a change. The match with the Radicals shows where Val Venis and Test's careers are truly going. One man has a gimmick that can go no further(Val), and the other has great ability and has no charisma(Test). Finally, the Rock is going to Wrestlemania.....the e-mails asking when Vince is coming back...the e-mails asking how the Rock will get the title shot..they can finally end...
Overall, a very good night of wrestling.
-Oh my, good old Jim Ross is stating that BB was NEVER fired. Either it's a really good cover up, or just the usual rumors that always float around about wrestlers on the net. Oh well.
-Want me to rip Mean Gene a new asshole for getting busted for drinking and driving? Nah. It's his fault, and his life to worry about now. He was a dumbass for even considering it anyway, as anyone who does it is as well.
-The Whole Fucking show and Mr. Tito's 1999 Wrestler of the Year award Winner, Rob Van Dam, will be returning in a long 6 weeks from now. I can't wait until he returns, as he's a great reason to be motivated to watch ECW on TNN. I just hope he picks up his pieces with Mike Awesome, as I want to see their match up badly! Mike Awesome can really work well with a wrestler that sells his stiff-looking moves, and RVD is the best at that. Speaking of wrestlers that sell Mike Awesome's shots, Little Spike Dudley, who is as crazy as taking what his initials show, is out for 6 to 9 months when he gets the massive surgery on his torn up knee. Hey, maybe Mike could now fight some people like Raven...or how about Tommy Dreamer...maybe Sandman too. Why not?
@That's all I have for today. I'll be back tomorrow with some ratings analysis, and then some. Take it easy, and take time out from your day to be grateful that Vince McMahon has finally returned. 15 days till one year of Consecutive Columns!
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