Title This: Impact Wrestling Reaction For 3/8/12

Josh Isenberg

Bobby Roode def. Bully Ray by DQ:

What I Liked:

The attitude, the intensity, and the aggression that Ray is showing each week is refreshing. This is why he is successful as a single's star currently. The match is what you expect, slower and focuses more on a brawling type game. Roode's diving neckbreaker was very pretty to see, connecting and looking really strong. The action picked up towards the end, and I enjoyed seeing James Storm come out and run off Ray. That is the feud right now, all three of these guys. Mixing in Roode is a smart way to put all the pieces in the right place. Storm superkicks Roode, perfect way to end the segment.

What I Disliked:

I wish Sting was involved physically in this entire angle. He always has to be seen, apparently, so why not now? You can sense my sarcasm, right? I was shocked they did not let him come out and interfere.

Grade: B

James Park asks again for his brother.

Crimson and Matt Morgan def. Robbie E and Robbie T:

What I Liked:

A different tag team match here, with two powerful teams who focus on strength and physicality. Crimson does a great job with his execution of suplexes. They are perfect and very Angle circa 2000. Morgan and Crimson lost the titles, but are on their way back up. Good booking here making them look stronger than ever. You also get Crimson "stealing" the pin, creating dissention between him and Morgan.

What I Disliked:

If you plan on splitting Morgan and Crimson up, do it now. Do not walk the path that every tag team does before they split. Make it different, make it interesting. Jealously works, but add a new piece to the puzzle. I want to see these monsters face off, but split them now instead of giving us a wasted month.

Grade: B

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