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Notes In Observance – WCWC 2/20/16: Living The Dream

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By Nicholas Jason Lopez

 

“Notes In Observance” features random thoughts and analysis on recent television shows. Quick results can be found at the bottom of the post.

 

 

 

 

 

(Aired 2/20/16)

Living The Dream

– The opening in-ring segment involving The Grappler, Marcus Malone, WCWC Legacy Champion Grappler III and Jeremy Blanchard was a nice change from the usual episode format, giving the chance for the young afro’d upstart rookie Malone to be put over by The Grappler as one of the academy’s brightest stars getting to “live the dream” with Malone showing that mutual respect back before the heartfelt moment became tarnished by The Wrecking Crew doing well, Wrecking Crew things. Malone/Grappler clearing the ring obviously created a bonding moment that actually things up for later in the show too.

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Notes In Observance – WCWC 2/6/16: Who Do You Love?

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By Nicholas Jason Lopez

 

“Notes In Observance” features random thoughts and analysis on recent television shows. Quick results can be found at the bottom of the post.

 

 

 

 

 

(Aired 2/6/16)

Who Do You Love?

– This was our first glimpse at “Gentleman Brawler” Eric Right, who came out with his Brawler Brigade (a cavalry of mustachioed youth, if you will) and basked in the spotlight after being gone for a few weeks. He definitely has his own cult following from the West Coast Wrestling Connection faithful and that came through in spades. Think of NXT’s Vaudevillains gimmick, but with its own modern spin. On the other side, we had WCWC Legacy Champion Grappler III defending his gold, with the tall and mighty Kassius Koonz at his side. The Wrecking Crew regarded G3 as a “fighting Champion,” though in actuality, he was a cheating Champion. The in-ring work was decent to a point, with G3 working Right’s head, neck and arms at various points, while Right coined a late comeback that was all for naught thanks to Koonz being a slight physical distraction on the outside, which bided G3 time to take advantage and get the win. Smart way to keep G3 on the winning track and you have to wonder just who’ll take down The Wrecking Crew.

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Notes In Observance – WCWC 1/16/16: Fresh Out Of The Academy

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By Nicholas Jason Lopez

 

“Notes In Observance” features random thoughts and analysis on recent television shows. Quick results can be found at the bottom of the post. 

 

 

 

 

 

(Aired 1/16/16)

Fresh Out Of The Academy 

– Despite his loss last week to Jessy Sorenson, who has been on a two-match winning streak this year, Ethan HD shined in the opening match with him and Cameron Cole, hyped as someone you don’t mess with. Cole on the other hand, was portrayed on the same level as Ethan having beat talent like Joey Ryan in the past and this set the stage for a back-and-forth contest that could’ve gone either way. Ethan worked a methodical pace, while Cole picked it up when he had the advantage. Commentary did a good job of putting over the fact that Ethan’s Blackout (aka Curb Stomp) finisher was a trick he could pull out of his arsenal at any time and low and behold, we had our finish. Don’t call it a comeback, kids.

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Notes In Observance – WCWC 1/9/16: Gangrel And Konley Meet Again

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By Nicholas Jason Lopez

 

“Notes In Observance” features random thoughts and analysis on recent television shows. Quick results can be found at the bottom of the post.

 

 

 

 

 

(Aired 1/9/16)

Gangrel And Konley Meet Again

– We commend the solid job of Todd Keneley (of past TNA fame) and Jeff Akin as commentators, making new viewers welcome to the growing phenomenon that is the West Coast Wrestling Connection. They opened up the show by hyping the big main event for the WCWC Pacific Northwest Championship – Champion Gangrel taking on “The Obsession” Caleb Konley. Damn, autocorrect’s relentless on not letting us spell Konley’s name with a “K.”

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Notes In Observance – WCWC 1/2/16: Can’t Stop The Wrecking Crew

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By Nicholas Jason Lopez

 

“Notes In Observance” features random thoughts and analysis on recent television shows. Quick results can be found at the bottom of the post.

 

 

 

 

 

(Aired 1/2/15)

Can’t Stop The Wrecking Crew

– We kick off 2016 coverage by proudly adding the West Coast Wrestling Connection under the PWO banner. A little history on WCWC, started in 2005, is an organization based out of Salem, Oregon that airs its television show every Saturday at 11 PM on KPDX-TV in Portland, Oregon and uploads replays to its YouTube page every Monday at noon pacific time. It boasts a young, hungry roster upon a typical “indy show gym” look, but is quite professional and sleek in its broadcast presentation.

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