SideshowMania!: Joey Janela’s Spring Break 3: Part 2

This is the second half of Joey Janela’s Spring Break 3. and whilst it includes a few matches of note – most particularly LAX vs the Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, who still move like it’s the 1980s even though the rock and roll figure they most resemble is Iron Maiden’s Eddie mascot – the main attraction here is the Clusterfuck.

The Spring Break Clusterfuck is basically a comedy battle royale, a wild parody of the Royal Rumble. (A nice point which allows for more variety of spots is that the Clusterfuck takes a leaf from MLW’s Battle Riot match format – in that as well as over-the-top-rope elimination being legal, conventional pins also are.) And because of WWE’s Saudi Arabian antics this past year with the Greatest Royal Rumble, Janela’s decided to up his game and offer up… the Greatest Clusterfuck.

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TV Party Tonight!: Wrestlemania 35 (Part 2 – Results and Reaction)

Here we go!

This was a great Wrestlemania; there was only one match I actively disliked, which is good going on a card this long.

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SideshowMania!: Joey Janela’s Spring Break 3: Part 1

The more comedic flipside of BloodsportJoey Janela’s Spring Break debuted two years ago as GCW’s major Wrestlemania week offering for Wrestlemania 33 and has now become a monster – to the point where they had to split it over two nights.

There is, of course, a question mark over whether this will be Joey Janela’s Spring Break this time next year; Janela’s signed to AEW, and whilst they seem to be cultivating a pretty friendly relationship with a range of indies, it’ll be interesting to see whether they’re keen on one of their own putting their name to an indie show once they’re up and running.

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SideshowMania!: AIW Slumber Party Massacre

This is another promotion which ran its Wrestlemania-piggybacking show as part of the GCW collective, and they seem to be in a niche not that far away from ISW – maybe a bit lighter on the comedy, maybe a bit heavier on the hardcore stipulations, but they still book Swoggle.

In fact, they booked Swoggle vs. Scott Steiner, in what looks set to be a decidedly meme-worthy match.

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TV Party Tonight!: Wrestlemania 35 (Part 1 – Predictions and Expectation)

OK, time for the reason for the season.

I have not, to be honest, actually consistently watched any main roster stuff since Royal Rumble, having missed both Elimination Chamber and Fastlane and to be honest I’m glad – keeping up with results on Cageside Seats and the like means that I’ve been spared the overbooking of some matches and the underbooking of others. (Dear WWE: if you find that you don’t have any credible opponents for Asuka come Wrestlemania, perhaps consider actually building some female stars on the Smackdown brand other than Asuka, who you’ve treated vilely, and Charlotte, who clearly can’t stay on Smackdown if you’re going to have her and Becky feuding with the MMA Four Horsewomen on RAW.) So my view of the matches may be a bit off-kilter, but let’s have a go at assessing what’s ahead of us.

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SideshowMania!: ISW Boner Jam IV: Balls Out

Inter Species Wrestling isn’t a promotion I’ve previously seen, but based on the talent involved it looks like a comedy deathmatch promotion – if such a thing is possible.

 

At any rate, Matt Tremont on the card means deathmatch shit is almost certain because you don’t use that dude for his command of flippy shit, their logo is a parody of the NJPW “King of Sports” kitty and they prominently advertise a Lego Deathmatch on the card. This came with the GCW package, so I thought I’d give it a whirl.

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