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It’s time to HIT THE MAT! That’s right GCRN Fans the NEXT Top 100 is here! This time we are counting down the GCRN’s Top 100 WRESTLERS! We believe that this will be the most OVER THE TOP ROPE, WONDERFUL, NO HOLDS BARRED, SLOBBERKNOCKER of a countdown we have ever done! So tune into Part 3 to hear which of your favorite WRESTLERS ended up as #25 through #01! The FINAL COUNTDOWN is here! And as always “UNLEASH THE GEEK IN YOU!”
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Kevin “OptimusSolo” Thompson
TV’s Mr. Neil the Raving Hipster
Alex “White Heat” Ricci
Matthew “No Nikname Needed” Stewart from Simplistic Reviews
UNLEASH THE WRESTLING GEEK IN YOU!!
For the love of god I hope many of you were playing it up or something cause I have not listened to a collection of dumb opinions in such a small time span. Everyone every is overrated and if Alex says “What’s their gimmick” one more time not everyone needs to be The Undertaker my man. To be fair someone like Shawn Michaels only gave some of the greatest performances of all time on the biggest stages ever. His work in DX help brought WWF back from the brink of nothing. He revolutionized the industry and without a guy his size doing what he did WWF is done plain and simple. Stone Cold doesn’t work if he does not have a threat like Shawn putting him over. If the point of this record was to troll listerns congrats on that but count me out on the next episode.
I love how every where, here, twitter etc just completely ignores how much credit and defense I was doing of Shawn Michaels….
Also, no offense but I hope you were also playing it up or something because calling that ‘a collection of dumb opinions…’ is a pretty out of line response to all the work we put into this whole thing
Yeah, he’s alright.
Actually, hang on a sec there.
Shawn was in the tail end of his first stint with WWF as the Attitude Era started to take off, and the main force behind turning the tide was the Austin/McMahon story line. I think it’s a bit specious to say that Shawn had much to do with any of that.
Raw didn’t start beating Nitro until second quarter of 1998, and even then, WCW was still legit competition through the remainder of the year. Not only was Shawn gone by the time WWF *started* to take the lead, but he barely wrestled the first quarter of the year due to a back injury suffered back in January.
Look, I would never pin the declining Raw ratings on Shawn…or Bret… or even Sid or Diesel. The low ratings weren’t their fault. The fault falls on bad creative. But on that same note, I don’t believe it’s right to say that it was Shawn to the rescue, either.
I don’t think anyone on the show negated Shawn’s place on the list. We just didn’t rank him high enough to put him in the top ten. I still put him in and around wrestlers I legitimately enjoy, but there’s A LOT of talent to consider, and at the end of the day, I like Macho, DiBiase, The Snake, Christian, Flair, Hart, Jericho, Malenko and a bunch of other guys a lot better.
There’s a huge pool of talent to consider, and they can’t all be at the top.
Yea, sorry I have to side with Neil here there is NO way that you can claim that Shawn was the reason the WWF came back from the brink of destruction. And this is from someone who was defending Shawn and had him in my Top 5 overall. He helped but the timelines don’t match up to defend that point. It was truly the McMahon/Austin angle that did that if you want to try to pin it on one angle etc. Again, I think you’re being overly harsh and doing so in a way thats not very constructive.
I love debating these lists and if you want to have a debate or a great discussion on things you can’t come in with comments saying our opinions are ‘dumb’ or that we are ‘trolls’ etc etc. Come on man, you can do better than that.