WZ Exclusive: Is The Internet Hurting The Wrestling Business?

Chris Cash

Glenn Gilbertti, exclusive WrestleZone.com contributor and former WCW and TNA wrestler, is back at it with another thought-provoking, controversial column that is sure to get Wrestle Zone fans buzzing. This week is the first of a multiple part series of columns where he discusses why he thinks the Internet is hurting the wrestling business.

In part one: “Internet Wrestling Fans (IWF’s) don’t know what a good match is”

Here’s an excerpt from the column:

“How do I know that they don’t know what a good match is? Answer: the rating system. Most of these fans don’t have any clue what a four star match is. I was at a TNA TV taping a couple of years ago and this Ring of Honor kid had a tryout match with some other X-Division guy. He was doing a Bruiser Brody rip-off gimmick complete with the boots, the “Husp, Husp” and had the “hold your wrist out in the upside down karate chop” thing working. And he weighed about 150 lbs. I’m at the monitor with I believe Harris and Storm and I’m like,”let’s see how long these guys sell.” Well, they have about a five minute match with every ridiculous high spot you can imagine and they sold every spot for literally almost exactly eight seconds, no more than ten tops. The thing was that this guy was supposedly having four star matches on the internet. If that’s the type of matches that he’d been doing than he’d never had a four star match in his life.”

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