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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Baz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10/January/2018 at 18:55
In fairness both main event matches would have been better if they went 5-10 minutes less.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Rico Len Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10/January/2018 at 19:02
Well the reason I point out the 60 minute iron Man match between Hitman and HBK is that the entire match in both cases were very slowly and boring with it being very obvious they were saving themselves for the finish. Nothing happened then MORE nothing happened and then yet even more nothing happened and then shit went crazy and it was great and it left on a high note and apparently that's all anyone remembers.

Jericho vs Omega was interesting throughout. Great spots sprinkled all through the match. Decent story telling, great psychology. All in all it was a very memorable match.

There is a very good possibility that had I actually known who Okada and Naito we're and what the story if their feud was that that alone might have carried me through the opening doldrums because I would be anticipating what was to come, but with out that? Not so much.
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Did think it was a bit ridiculous that the over/under was 6 stars for Okada/Naito. While an amazing match, it wasn't 5-star worthy and didn't leave me on the edge of my seat like Okada/Omega from the year prior. I also think that this should have been Naito's crowning moment, but it appears that it's being put off until later in the year. 

I'm still undecided if my match of the night was Omega/Jericho or the 4 way Jr. Heavyweight match.
I've heard people complain that the 4 way was just a spot fest, but is there anything wrong with that? It's a showcase of 5 of the best Jr.'s in the business, and that's including Daryl.

Omega/Jericho delivered on the hype, and was definitely more of a fight feel than what Omega usually puts out. Even though it was obvious that Omega was picking up the win, it was still enjoyable nonetheless.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote L-shizzel Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14/January/2018 at 09:21
I only watched the Omega vs Jericho match and it was amazing dare I say it I had the biggest wrestling boner for that match, that's how much I loved the match. 


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My rankings of the matches, from best or worst. 

Jericho/Omega 
4 Way Jr Heavyweight 
Goto/Suzuki
Jr Tag Team 
Ibushi/Cody 
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Switchblade/Tanahashi 
New Japan Rumble 
Gauntlet Match (seemed like a way to get CHAOS over, especially since they dropped the belt next day)
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You missed Okada vs Naito, Max. ;)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Maxwell Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14/January/2018 at 17:36
Is put them after Goto/Suzuki....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Maxwell Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14/January/2018 at 17:40
That being said, the cutoff for 4*+ is Ibushi/Cody.

The top 6 were difficult to rate.
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