2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

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2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Joe » Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:44 pm

You know the deal! Nominate matches here that take place between January 1 and December 31! A nomination counts as a YES vote! Others then vote YES or NO! Any match that has an 80% positive YES with at least 4 YES votes makes it to the MOTY list!

THE LIST

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kazuchika Okada vs. Tetsuya Naito (IWGP Heavyweight Title) [4 YES] [1 NO]

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Andrade 'Cien' Almas vs. Johnny Gargano (NXT Title) [6 YES] [1 NO]

3/25 - NJPW Strong Style Evolved - Golden Lovers vs. The Young Bucks [4 YES] [0 NO]

4/7 - NXT Takeover: New Orleans - Johnny Gargano vs. Tomasso Ciampa (Unsanctioned Match) [4 YES] [0 NO]

4/7 - NXT Takeover: New Orleans - Andrade 'Cien' Almas vs. Alister Black (NXT Title) [4 YES] [1 NO]

4/7 - NXT Takeover: New Orleans - Adam Cole vs. Ricochet vs. EC3 vs. Velveteen Dream vs. Lars Sullivan vs. Killian Dain (NXT North American Title Ladder Match) [5 YES] [0 NO]

4/8 - WWE WrestleMania 34 - Rhonda Rousey and Kurt Angle vs. Stephanie McMahon and Triple H [4 YES] [1 NO]

6/16 - NXT Takeover: Chicago II - Undisputed Era vs. Paul Burch and Oney Lorcan (NXT Tag Title) [4 YES] [0 NO]

6/16 - NXT Takeover: Chicago II - Ricochet vs. The Velveteen Dream [4 YES] [0 NO]

6/16 - NXT Takeover: Chicago II - Johnny Gargano vs. Tomasso Ciampa (Chicago Street Fight) [4 YES] [0 NO]



NOMINATIONS

JANUARY

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kenny Omega vs. Chris Jericho (No DQ IWGP US Title Match) [3 YES] [3 NO]

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kazuchika Okada vs. Tetsuya Naito (IWGP Heavyweight Title) [4 YES] [1 NO]

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Marty Scurll vs. Will Ospreay vs. KUSHIDA vs. Hiromu Takahashi (IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title) [3 YES] [3 NO]

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Cody vs. Kota Ibushi [2 YES] [4 NO]

1/13 - EVOLVE 98 - Matt Riddle vs. AR Fox [1 YES] [0 NO]

1/27 - NJPW The New Beginning in Sapporo Night One - Minoru Suzuki vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (IWGP Intercontinental Title) [1 YES] [1 NO]

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Adam Cole vs. Alister Black (Extreme Rules) [1 YES] [5 NO]

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Andrade 'Cien' Almas vs. Johnny Gargano (NXT Title) [6 YES] [1 NO]

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - The Velveteen Dream vs. Kassius Ohno [1 YES] [2 NO]

1/28 - NJPW The New Beginning in Sapporo Night Two - The Young Bucks vs. Roppongi 3K (IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Tag Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

1/28 - WWE Royal Rumble - Men's Royal Rumble Match [1 YES] [2 NO]

1/31 - NXT - Roderick Strong vs. Tyler Bate [1 YES] [0 NO]

FEBRUARY

2/6 - WWE 205 Live - Roderick Strong vs. Hideo Itami (WWE Cruiserweight Title Tournament) [1 YES] [1 NO]

2/9 - ROH Honor Reigns Supreme - Jonathan Gresham vs. Jay Lethal [1 YES] [1 NO]

2/9 - ROH Honor Reigns Supreme - Best Friends vs. The Young Bucks [1 YES] [1 NO]

2/14 - NXT - Roderick Strong vs. Pete Dunn (WWE UK Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

MARCH

3/3 - ROH Manhattan Mayhem VII - The Bullet Club vs. The Kingdom and Shane Taylor (Ultimate Mayhem Match) [1 YES] [0 NO]

3/9 - wXw 16 Carat Gold 2018 Night 2 - John Klinger vs. WALTER vs. Ilja Dragunov [1 YES] [0 NO]

3/10 - wXw 16 Carat Gold 2018 Night 3 - David Starr vs. Absolute Andy [1 YES] [0 NO]

3/11 - WWE Fastlane - Charlotte vs. Ruby Riott (WWE Smackdown Women's Title) [1 YES] [1 NO]

3/20 - WWE 205 Live - Drew Gulak vs. Mustafa Ali (WWE Cruiserweight Title Tournament) [1 YES] [0 NO]

3/25 - NJPW Strong Style Evolved - Golden Lovers vs. The Young Bucks [4 YES] [0 NO]

APRIL

4/1 - NJPW Sakura Genesis - Will Ospreay vs. Marty Scurll (IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

4/6 - WWN Mercury Rising 2018 - Will Ospreay vs. Matt Riddle [1 YES] [0 NO]

4/7 - NXT Takeover: New Orleans - Andrade 'Cien' Almas vs. Alister Black (NXT Title) [4 YES] [1 NO]

4/7 - NXT Takeover: New Orleans - Johnny Gargano vs. Tomasso Ciampa (Unsanctioned Match) [4 YES] [0 NO]

4/7 - NXT Takeover: New Orleans - Adam Cole vs. Ricochet vs. EC3 vs. Velveteen Dream vs. Lars Sullivan vs. Killian Dain (NXT North American Title Ladder Match) [5 YES] [0 NO]

4/7 - ROH Supercard Of Honor XII - Kota Ibushi vs. Hangman Page [1 YES] [0 NO]

4/7 - ROH Supercard Of Honor XII - Flip Gordon and The Young Bucks vs. So Cal Uncensored [1 YES] [0 NO]

4/7 - GCW Presents Joey Janella's Spring Break 2 - WALTER vs. PCO [1 YES] [1 NO]

4/7 - GCW Presents Joey Janella's Spring Break 2 - Joey Janella vs. The Great Sasuke [1 YES] [0 NO]

4/8 - WWE WrestleMania 34 - Rhonda Rousey and Kurt Angle vs. Stephanie McMahon and Triple H [4 YES] [1 NO]

4/8 - WWE WrestleMania 34 - Asuka vs. Charlotte Flair (WWE Smackdown Women's Title) [1 YES] [1 NO]

4/27 - WWE The Greatest Royal Rumble - Cedric Alexander vs. Kalisto (WWE Cruiserweight Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

4/30 - WWE Raw - Seth Rollins vs. Finn Balor (WWE Intercontinental Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

MAY

5/6 - WWE Backlash - Seth Rollins vs. The Miz (WWE Intercontinental Title) [2 YES] [0 NO]

5/7 - WWE Raw - Sasha Banks vs. Ruby Riott vs. Ember Moon [1 YES] [0 NO]

JUNE

6/9 - NJPW Dominion - Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada (2 out of 3 Falls IWGP Heavyweight Title Match) [1 YES] [0 NO]

6/9 - NJPW Dominion - The Young Bucks vs. EVIL and SANADA (IWGP Tag Title) [1 YES] [1 NO]

6/9 - NJPW Dominion - Will Ospreay vs. Hiromu Takahashi (IWGP Junior Heavyweight Title) [1 YES] [1 NO]

6/9 - NJPW Dominion - Tetsuya Naito vs. Chris Jericho (IWGP Intercontinental Title) [2 YES] [0 NO]

6/16 - NXT Takeover: Chicago II - Undisputed Era vs. Paul Burch and Oney Lorcan (NXT Tag Title) [4 YES] [0 NO]

6/16 - NXT Takeover: Chicago II - Ricochet vs. The Velveteen Dream [4 YES] [0 NO]

6/16 - NXT Takeover: Chicago II - Johnny Gargano vs. Tomasso Ciampa (Chicago Street Fight) [4 YES] [0 NO]

6/16 - NXT Takeover: Chicago II - Alister Black vs. Lars Sullivan (NXT Title) [2 YES] [0 NO]

6/17 - WWE Money In The Bank - AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura (Last Man Standing WWE Title Match) [2 YES] [0 NO]

6/23 - Minoru Suzuki 30th Anniversary Show - Minoru Suzuki vs. Kazuchika Okada [2 YES] [0 NO]

6/25 - WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament Night 1 - Undisputed Era vs. British Strong Style [1 YES] [0 NO]

6/26 - WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament Night 2 - Undisputed Era vs. Moustache Mountain (NXT Tag Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

6/26 - WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament Night 2 - Shayna Bazler vs. Toni Storm (NXT Women's Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

6/26 - WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament Night 2 - Pete Dunn vs. Zack Gibson (WWE United Kingdom Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

6/26 - WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament Night 2 - Adam Cole vs. Wolfgang (NXT North American Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

6/27 - NXT - Undisputed Era vs. Mustache Mountain and Ricochet [1 YES] [0 NO]

JULY

7/3 - WWE 205 Live - Buddy Murphy vs. Mustafa Ali (No Disqualifications) [1 YES] [0 NO]

7/7 - NJPW G1 Special in San Francisco - Hiromu Takahashi vs. Dragon Lee (IWGP Jr. Heavyweight Title) [1 YES] [1 NO]

7/7 - NJPW G1 Special in San Francisco - Jay White vs. Juice Robinson (IWGP US Title) [1 YES] [1 NO]

7/7 - NJPW G1 Special in San Francisco - Kenny Omega vs. Cody Rhodes (IWGP Heavyweight Title) [2 YES] [0 NO]

7/15 - NJPW G1 Climax 28 Night 2 - Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Kota Ibushi [1 YES] [0 NO]

7/15 - NJPW G1 Climax 28 Night 2 - Kenny Omega vs. Tetsuya Naito [1 YES] [0 NO]

7/20 - NJPW G1 Climax 28 Night 5 - Kashuchika Okada vs. Hangman Page [1 YES] [0 NO]

7/25 - NXT - Alister Black vs. Tomasso Ciampa (NXT Title) [5 YES] [0 NO]

AUGUST

8/4 - EVOLVE 108 - Shane Strickland vs. Matt Riddle [1 YES] [0 NO]

8/7 - WWE Smackdown Live! - The New Day vs. The Bar (WWE Smackdown Tag Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

8/17 - GCW Presents Joey Janela's Lost In New York - KTB vs. Marko Stunt [1 YES] [0 NO]

8/18 - NXT Takeover: Brooklyn IV - Undisputed ERA vs. Moustache Mountain (NXT Tag Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

8/18 - NXT Takeover: Brooklyn IV - Adam Cole vs. Ricochet (NXT North American Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

8/18 - NXT Takeover: Brooklyn IV - Shayna Baszler vs. Kari Sane (NXT Women's Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

8/18 - NXT Takeover: Brooklyn IV - Tommaso Ciampa vs. Johnny Gargano (NXT Title Last Man Standing Match) [1 YES] [0 NO]

8/19 - WWE Summerslam - Seth Rollins vs. Dolph Ziggler (WWE Intercontinental Title) [1 YES] [0 NO]

8/19 - WWE Summerslam - Daniel Bryan vs. The Miz [1 YES] [0 NO]

SEPTEMBER

9/1 - ALL IN - Kenny Omega vs. Pentagon El Zero M [1 YES] [0 NO]

9/1 - ALL IN - Kazuchika Okada vs. Marty Scurll [1 YES] [0 NO]

9/5 - NXT - Street Profits vs. The Forgotten Sons [1 YES] [0 NO]

9/5 - NXT - Johnny Gargano vs. Velveteen Dream [1 YES] [0 NO]
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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Joe » Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:48 pm

My nominations from 2018 from what I've seen so far:

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kenny Omega vs Chris Jericho (No DQ IWGP US Title)

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kazuchika Okada vs Tetsuya Naito (IWGP Heavyweight Title)

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Marty Scurll vs Will Ospreay vs KUSHIDA vs Hiromu Takahashi (IWGP Jr Heavyweight Title)

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Cody vs Kota Ibushi

1/13 - EVOLVE 98 - Matt Riddle vs AR Fox

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Adam Cole vs Alister Black (Extreme Rules)

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Andrade 'Cien' Almas vs Johnny Gargano (NXT Title)

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by DevilSoprano » Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:39 pm

Yes to Almas/Gargano.

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by ICEMAN KING PATSON » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:26 pm

yes to Omega/Jericho and Cody/Ibushi from Wrestle Kingdom
No to the JR Title match

Yes to Almas/Gargano from Takeover Philly
No to Cole/Black

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Send Hook » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:47 am

Minoru Suzuki VS Hiroshi Tanahashi from NJPW's New Beginning 1.27.18

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Iamspiderman » Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:14 am

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kenny Omega vs Chris Jericho (No DQ IWGP US Title) - NO

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kazuchika Okada vs Tetsuya Naito (IWGP Heavyweight Title) - YES

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Marty Scurll vs Will Ospreay vs KUSHIDA vs Hiromu Takahashi (IWGP Jr Heavyweight Title) - YES

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Cody vs Kota Ibushi - NO

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Adam Cole vs Alister Black (Extreme Rules) - NO

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Andrade 'Cien' Almas vs Johnny Gargano (NXT Title) - NO

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Iamspiderman » Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:29 am

I would like to nominate:

Roderick Strong vs. Hideo Itami - 205 Live Cruiserweight Title Tournament
Roderick Strong vs. Tyler Bate - NXT - 1/31/18
Roderick Strong vs. Pete Dunne - NXT - 2/14/18
Velveteen Dream vs. Kassius Ohno - NXT Takeover - 1/27
Mens Royal Rumble Match - Royal Rumble - 1/28

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Iamspiderman » Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:14 am

Also adding from ROH - Honor Reigns Supreme (2/9/18):

Jonathan Gresham vs. Jay Lethal
Best Friends vs. Young Bucks

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Nikk » Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:48 pm

Joe wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:48 pm
My nominations from 2018 from what I've seen so far:

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kenny Omega vs Chris Jericho (No DQ IWGP US Title) Yes

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kazuchika Okada vs Tetsuya Naito (IWGP Heavyweight Title) Yes

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Marty Scurll vs Will Ospreay vs KUSHIDA vs Hiromu Takahashi (IWGP Jr Heavyweight Title) No

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Cody vs Kota Ibushi No

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Adam Cole vs Alister Black (Extreme Rules) No

1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Andrade 'Cien' Almas vs Johnny Gargano (NXT Title) Yes

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by JustSkiff » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:19 pm

No to everything from WK
No to Cole/Black
Yes to Almas/Gargano
No to Strong/Itami
No to Dream/Ohno
No to the Rumble

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Nikk » Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:12 am

I nominate from ROH Manhattan Mayhem

Bullet Club vs The Kingdom and Shane Taylor-ultimate mayhem

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Iamspiderman » Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:18 am

I'd like to nominate:

Roppongi 3K Vs. Young Bucks from this past weeks episode of New Japan (3/2/18) for the Tag Titles. I think it was from NJPWs 1/27 show?

One of my personal favorite Young Bucks matches in a long time. Wish they did more like this. Great story and great selling.

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Iamspiderman » Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:08 am

I'm nominating Charlotte vs. Ruby Riott from Fastlane.

Great work from the 2 of them. The crowd sucking hurt a great match IMO.

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Keith6601 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:03 am

1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kenny Omega vs Chris Jericho (No DQ IWGP US Title) NO
1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Kazuchika Okada vs Tetsuya Naito (IWGP Heavyweight Title) YES
1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Marty Scurll vs Will Ospreay vs KUSHIDA vs Hiromu Takahashi (IWGP Jr Heavyweight Title) YES
1/4 - NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 - Cody vs Kota Ibushi NO
1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Adam Cole vs Alister Black (Extreme Rules) NO
1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Andrade 'Cien' Almas vs Johnny Gargano (NXT Title) YES
1/27 - NJPW New Beginning Minoru Suzuki VS Hiroshi Tanahashi NO
1/27 - NXT Takeover: Philadelphia - Velveteen Dream vs. Kassius Ohno NO
1/28 - WWE Royal Rumble - Mens Royal Rumble Match NO
ROH Honor Reigns Supreme - Jonathan Gresham vs. Jay Lethal NO
ROH Honor Reigns Supreme - Best Friends vs. Young Bucks NO
1/28 - NJPW New Beginning Roppongi 3K Vs. Young Bucks NO
WWE Fastlane - Charlotte vs. Ruby Riott NO

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by JustSkiff » Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:12 pm

I'd like to nominate Drew Gulak vs. Mustafa Ali from 205 Live

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Keith6601 » Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:09 am

It's not even over yet but holy hell am I nominating Golden Lovers vs Young Bucks from Strong Style Evolved!!!

The story of the friendship of Omega and the Bucks deteriorating was incredible. And when you think it's done, you have Omega not wanting to hit the One Winged Angel and Matt screaming for him to do it.

The only thing hurting the match was the crappy AXS production where stuff was missed and the awful commentary. JR even called a table a chair at one point :lol:

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Send Hook » Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:49 am

Keith6601 wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:09 am
It's not even over yet but holy hell am I nominating Golden Lovers vs Young Bucks from Strong Style Evolved!!!

The story of the friendship of Omega and the Bucks deteriorating was incredible. And when you think it's done, you have Omega not wanting to hit the One Winged Angel and Matt screaming for him to do it.

The only thing hurting the match was the crappy AXS production where stuff was missed and the awful commentary. JR even called a table a chair at one point :lol:
Agreed on all of this. I need to watch this one again. But it just might be the best tag match I've seen ever or in a very long time. Outstanding work done by all 4 wrestlers. AXS needs to drop JR & Josh. They bring down the value of the matches by not knowing names, moves & story lines. That too was my only gripe was the commentating. Aside from that, this match was tremendous.

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Nikk » Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:18 am

Holy hell!

I nominate Will Ospreay vs Marty Scrull from Sakura Genesis.

The spanish fly that Ospreay hit on the apron was sick. Landed right on his neck and came up bleeding. And the neck work that Marty did during the whole match. I just loved everything about this match. Def in my top 3 matches so far

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Nikk » Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:29 am

Yes to the golden lovers vs young bucks from strong style evolved

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Re: 2018 You Gotta See This/Match Of The Year Thread

Post by Iamspiderman » Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:21 pm

Yes to Golden Lovers vs Young Bucks from Strong Style Evolved as well

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