April 21, 2010
Matt Peddycord
The Powerdriver Review

Cactus Jack vs. Dustin Rhodes – Falls Count Anywhere (WCW Main Event, 9/6/92)
This is back in the day when Cactus Jack was seemingly only having FCA matches because of the success of his match with Sting at Beach Blast. They meet at ringside where Dustin beats on Jack and gets him in a quick inside cradle on the concrete for two. Cactus slams Rhodes and then comes off the apron for a sunset flip into the aisleway. This is where the production values of getting the close up shots supersedes whatever ECW is able to do when they would have their brawls go throughout the arena. They brawl to the interview area over by the curtain as Rhodes bounces Jack’s head off the flooring. Suplex gets two. Dustin beats him back to the ring where he grabs a sleeper. They head back to the floor where Cactus shoves Rhodes off into the ringpost. Now Cactus finds a table and slams it down on Rhodes. Tony calls it a chair. Larry Z calls him an idiot for it. HA! Now Cactus actually has a chair and hits Rhodes in the face. Rhodes gets a back suplex on the concrete, but Cactus clotheslines him down for two. Now Rhodes has the plastic chair and beats Cactus down. Rhodes goes for a charge up against the ropes and misses to fly out to the floor. Remember this is the period of Watts. There ARE no protective ringside mats – only concrete floors. Cactus lands the FLYING ELBOW off the apron and gets the 1-2-3. (6:48) This had all the vintage Cactus Jack stuff we’ve come to expect. ***

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