First off.. one editorial I'd like to comment on
For those of you who don't remember, Austin was speared several weeks ago by Goldberg, seemingly by accident, but that will be the spear that will turn Austin on Goldberg at WMXX.
As of right now, the WWE is going to leave the door open for Goldberg to return and be able to step back into a major storyline with Austin if a deal can be worked out sometime in the future.
The interaction between Lesnar/Austin was just a way to divert fans into thinking that it was a cinch that Austin would be there to help Goldberg. Expect a storyline to follow this match the next Raw with or without Goldberg
Personally, this just shows me how much Goldberg thinks of the wrestling fans and community. He is in it for the $$$, I realize it is pretty dumb to say they are not, but it is like he has no love for the business what so ever. Even the god damn Rock has more respect and love for the business.
RAW thoughts for March 1, 2004
Victoria & Lita defeated Molly Holly & Jazz
Garrison Cade & Mark Jindrak defeated Hurricane & Rosey
Randy Orton & Batista defeated Shawn Michaels & Chris Benoit
Rob Van Dam & Booker T defeated Matt Hardy & Test
Actually, I rather enjoyed Raw. I thought the matches were pretty well done and I did like Jericho and Rock re-entered into the mainstream of things. I am not all that shocked, but hey, the product is looking up and I am personally looking forward to Wrestlemania XX despite my thoughts on it which I will write later on in this.
Now, for Raw.. Personally.. the whole Evolution thing is semi getting old, but it does have it's place and I do like it. In lew of The Four Horseman, I like this group. They need to bring Batista up a bit more but hey, things will go as they please. Ric Flair, in my view, is doing pretty damn good for how old he is and how much faster and stronger these new guys are. Shawn Micheals and Triple H and Benoit.. -_- But I will discuss that more in my Wrestlemania Rant. ^_^ trust me, I ain't all negative.
RVD and Booker -_-.. come on now.. please.. can we have the World tag titles, which should be carrying the lineage of WCW have some more respectable actual team carrying it. oO? Not just a face team who needs to go up against all these heels. I mean an actual face team that works. IE the Bulldogs, hell even the freakin Hollywood Blondes goddamnit. And how in the hell did King plug hardy and test when it was their first time teaming. Shizzle!!! Test aned Booker were a better team due to similar style. Anyway ^^ hope they get things going for Wrestlemania :)
Now my Wrestlemania 20 Thoughts.. trust me.. spoilers in this one.. I am going match by match so beare with me ^_^
GOLDBERG VERSUS BROCK LESNAR w/ Steve Austin as special guest referee
Goldber sucks... he hasn't resigned yet and it only shows me that he doesn't have the passion at all. I see this as only elevating Brock and doing a hell of a lot of good for Brock's career. Austin will have the spotlight again and despite my impartiality of him, hell all the more power to him.
TRIPLE H VERSUS SHAWN MICHEALS VERSUS CHRIS BENOIT FOR THE RAW BRAND WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Ok, now I would say hell yeah to this match if they didn't already release match previews for the Mexico shows that proves that Trip's wins at Wrestlemania and loses it to Benoit at Backlash from Benoits hometown. Sure, have Benoit win at his home town, but WWE just made him lose at wrestlemania showing they have no backing of him as main event status. -_- Though they do like him and I realize they respect what he has done or he really would be gone by now, I just can't stand it. If he was to win, hell then I understand why they put in Shawn and Trips so that when he wins, it makes him that much better. Hell, it might even be at test and they really are going to let him win at WMXX. I will jsut wait and see ^^
THE DEAD WILL RISE AGAIN: KANE VERSUS UNDERTAKER
All I can say is that I hope they bring back the wizard or goth Undertaker. If i see another god damn biker -_-
EDDIE GUERRERO VERSUS KURT ANGLE FOR THE SMACKDOWN BRAND WWE CHAMPIONSHIP
I was there to see him beat Brock and I hope to god they put him over at WMXX. It seems that they will and personally with the new logo coming in that signals the end of the Attitude Era, I am thinking that it will be like RoH WWE style. ^_^ thank god for athletes like Eddie, Kurt, Benoit, Trips and others. Damn straight Trips is an athelete, he may not be showing it lately, but he did in 2000 and I respect him for everything he does.
EVENING GOWN MATCH - STACY KEIBLER AND JACKIE GAYDA VERSUS SABLE AND TORRIE
All you horny as mofos wanted this match, you got it, but why on the biggest stage of them all !!! WHY!!!!
I have one thing to say, Bathroom break!@!!
BIG SHOW VERSUS JOHN CENA FOR THE SMACKDOWN BRAND UNITED STATES TITLE
With it's history steeped all the way back to the 70's and even further into a title represented in Montreal Canada, hell yeah I would like to see Cena or Big Show lay claim to this title. It would be a huge feat for either of them and I'll be damned if I bad mouth either of their ability.
CHAVO GUERRERO VERSUS EVERY CRUISERWEIGHT ON SMACKDOWN! FOR THE SMACKDOWN BRAND CRUISERWEIGHT TITLE
Hell yeah ^^!!! Ultimo Dragon, Rey Mysterio, Akio, Shannon Moore, Nunzio, Paul London, Kidman, Funaki, S2H (though I hope not)!! some of the biggest names in light heavy-cuiser weight history have a chance at WMXX to showcase real skill and bring to us what we loved in WCW.
ROCK N SOCK CONNECTION VERSUS FLAIR, ORTON, BATISTA
Hell yeah baby!! either way, whoever wins, this match should show us all what each individual has to offer. Flair, Rock, Foley - the vets versus Orton and Batista - the new age of wrestling. I will love this match no matter what ^^ I'm pulling for Batista personally :)
VICTORIA VERSUS MOLLY HOLLY - HAIR VERSUS RAW BRAND WWE WOMENS CHAMPIONSHIP
Hell yeah :) They both made me love the womens division after years of dissing it. I would love to see what they bring :)
CHRISTIAN VERSUS JERICHO
In what I hope will be the end of this, I saw this match coming a mile away. It will not be building for Jericho, but for Christian it will allow him to showcase the skills he has and has hidden that anyone has seen in Japan and Mexico. Jericho also has a chance to sh9owcase his cruiserweight skills that he lost when he entered WWE from WCW. I see a pretty good stealer match here :) much like Christian versus DDP was.
World Tag Team Championship
Booker T & Rob Van Dam vs. Mark Jindrak & Garrison Cade vs. La Resistance vs. either the Dudleys or Storm & Venis. Find out who the fourth team will be this Sunday on HEAT.
Hell yeah people!! I am loving this fatal four way that hasn't been done since the Headbashers won one at Wrestlemania 13 against The New Blackjacks, Furnas & Lafon and the Godwinns in a four team elimination match
What I don't see is the SMACKDOWN BRAND WWE TAG TEAM TITLES!
Where are they god damn it!@!!!