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Rated_R(ob)KO
06-19-2012, 07:45 PM
Well, here we are in June and I believe its time to try and figure out what matches fall into the possible "Match Of The Year" candidates. I will break it down by what I PERSONALLY saw throughout the year so far. I have also not seen all of SMACKDOWN! from 2012. I've only been watching since around WrestleMania time. So, please feel free to add anything from there. I also do NOT watch NXT or SUPERSTARS so please add anything you feel fitting from there as well.

JANUARY
N/A

FEBRUARY
CM Punk vs The Miz vs Chris Jericho vs Kofi Kingston vs Dolph Ziggler vs R-Truth (Elimination Chamber)

MARCH
N/A

APRIL
The Undertaker VS. Triple H (WMXXIX)
CM Punk VS. Chris Jericho (WMXXIX)
Sheamus VS Daniel Bryan (EXtreme Rules)
John Cena VS. Brock Lesnar (EXtreme Rules)

MAY
CM Punk vs Daniel Bryan (Over The Limit)

JUNE
Sheamus vs Dolph Ziggler (No Way Out)

Any more to add to the list??

peppermill25
06-19-2012, 08:14 PM
Tie, between Santino's Cobra vs. Mankind's stinky sock and Ryder vs. Ziggler. No lie. Woo Woo WOO YOU KNOW IT.

TomJarvis100
06-19-2012, 08:15 PM
Smackdown Elimination chamber match
Rock vs Cena
Punk vs Jericho Street Fight
Sheamus vs Jericho vs Orton vs Del Rio

YOUcanCALLmeCRACK
06-19-2012, 08:16 PM
If we are just talking WWE I would say Undertaker v HHH with Punk v Bryan a close second. However, many people would argue that the MOTY thus far did not come WWE.

Amerinaine
06-19-2012, 08:37 PM
If we are just talking WWE I would say Undertaker v HHH with Punk v Bryan a close second. However, many people would argue that the MOTY thus far did not come WWE.

This is true.

DK Wrestling Savior
06-19-2012, 08:46 PM
This match list is a joke, right?

YOUcanCALLmeCRACK
06-19-2012, 08:47 PM
Since I sense the direction this thread is going...

The Tuxedo Match

CMRyder
06-19-2012, 09:43 PM
Ziggler vs Sheamus NWO? It wasn't even a good match let along MOTY worthy.

So far, if just from the WWE:

1. HHH vs Undertaker. Mostly just the story here, but thats a huge part, even bigger than Tech. at given times.
2. Chris Jericho vs. CM Punk Extreme Rules
3. CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan Over The Limit
4. Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus Extreme Rules

Those are the 4 that are worthy fro the WWE. As I mostly just watch WWE, I'm not too sure about TNA/ROH. I'm sure ROH has D-Bry and Punk type matches every show, but is the story interesting?? Both story and the actual match are both important but differs from person to person in what they see is more important.

PSOjedi
06-20-2012, 12:37 AM
Actually I can only see 2 matches that can win the MOTY

1. The Undertaker vs Triple H, at Wrestlemania
2. CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan, at Over The Limit

Playboy Stevie V
06-20-2012, 01:14 AM
For me It's easy. First of all I loved Triple H vs Taker WM match, but it was a novelty match of two legends who don't have to preform full time, so they could put it all on the line and heel up for months. My picks are:

Punk vs DB Over the Limit
Austin Aries vs Samoa Joe SV

Destruction
06-20-2012, 02:04 AM
Actually I can only see 2 matches that can win the MOTY

1. The Undertaker vs Triple H, at Wrestlemania
2. CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan, at Over The Limit

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Mr. Ziggles
06-20-2012, 07:52 AM
Three from each company

WWE

Punk VS Jericho (Mania)

HHH VS Undertaker

Punk VS D~Bry


TNA

Bobby Roode VS James storm (lockdown?)

Roode VS J.Hardy VS Bully ray VS James storm

Austin Aires VS Samoa Joe

Tommy Thunder
06-20-2012, 08:12 AM
For me, these are the MOTY candidates thus far:

HHH vs Undertaker Wrestlemania 28
CM Punk vs Chris Jericho Wrestlemania 28
Sheamus vs Daniel Bryan Extreme Rules
CM Punk vs Chris Jericho Extreme Rules
CM Punk vs Daniel Bryan Over the Limit

I can't comment on TNA since I don't watch.

ThePhenomLives
06-20-2012, 08:54 AM
Personally I loved Christian vs. Cody Rhodes at NWO.

The Hit Man
06-20-2012, 09:17 AM
A lot of people saying Taker/HHH and Jericho/Punk were the best matches at WM. I actually thought Rock/Cena was the best match on the card.

If I had to pick one match as MOTY so far for WWE I'd go for Punk vs Bryan at Over The Limit.

Another match that people haven't mentioned yet is Tyson Kidd vs Trent Barreta in January. They actually had two great matches but I can't quite remember the dates. I think it was actually Barreta's last match on NXT since he got injured and the start of Kidd's face turn.

CenationRulez1097
06-20-2012, 09:43 AM
Why don't matches such on shows like Nxt and Superstars not qualify to Match Of Year choices!!!

Tommy Thunder
06-20-2012, 09:44 AM
Why don't matches such on shows like Nxt and Superstars not qualify to Match Of Year choices!!!

They do qualify, but while those matches are on one hand stellar matches, they rarely ever have any backstory to them. Not like the ppv matches that everyone's listing.

christianfan
06-20-2012, 01:14 PM
in my opinion the best match of 2012 so far is Davey Richards vs. Michael Elgin for the ROH world title!

in wwe bryan vs sheamus II
tna - kurt angle and aj styles vs the new face of impact wrestling and kazarian

Robareid
06-20-2012, 01:26 PM
As many of you may know, I'm statistically OCD, so every wrestling match I watch I rate (star wise) and catalogue in spreadsheets, from RAW, SD, Superstars, NXT, Impact, Xplosion, ROH Wrestling, WWE PPVs, TNA PPVs and ROH PPVs and DVD releases. Here are the WWE matches I've rated ****+ so far this year, in order


1 - CM Punk vs. Daniel Bryan, Over the Limit ****3/4
2 - Undertaker vs. Triple H, Wrestlemania XXVIII ****1/2
3 - CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho, Extreme Rules ****1/2
4 - Sheamus vs. Daniel Bryan, Extreme Rules ****1/4
5 - CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho, Wrestlemania XXVIII ****1/4
6 - RAW Elimination Chamber, Elimination Chamber ****
7 - The Rock vs. John Cena, Wrestlemania XXVIII ****
8 - Smackdown Elimination Chamber, Elimination Chamber ****
9 - Daniel Bryan vs. CM Punk, RAW Supershow ****


But for me, Michael Elgin vs. Davey Richards from Showdown in the Sun day 2 is MOTY so far, but Punk vs. Bryanm is a strong second

Cabers
06-20-2012, 02:05 PM
If we are just talking WWE I would say Undertaker v HHH with Punk v Bryan a close second. However, many people would argue that the MOTY thus far did not come WWE.

I would be one of those!

Lowki
06-20-2012, 02:25 PM
Tuxedo Match. No competition.

jwt15
06-20-2012, 02:32 PM
Honestly cant say about the E haven't watched in a while. But with TNA I have to say..

Joe Vs Aries at last PPV is the best match I've seen this year

christianfan
06-20-2012, 02:35 PM
in my opinion the best match of 2012 so far is Davey Richards vs. Michael Elgin for the ROH world title!

in wwe bryan vs sheamus II
tna - kurt angle and aj styles vs the new face of impact wrestling and kazarian
Ricards - elgin ****3/4
Bryan vs sheamus ****1/2
tag team ****


PWG and evolve had some great ****+ matches

jelle1809
06-20-2012, 04:27 PM
I give a tie between punk/bryan at OTL and Sheamus/Bryan ExRules

Also - a brutal match of the year - Cena/Lesnar

evilgenius780
06-20-2012, 04:37 PM
From what I've seen it would be HHH vs Taker or Bryan vs Punk from OTL, both great matches.

Sahu
06-20-2012, 11:17 PM
Joe vs AA ; Taker vs HHH; Aj/Kurt Vs Daniels/Kaz; DB vs Punk OTL