A new month and more Timothy Thatcher to discover. For the uninitiated, this is a long running project I’ve been working on. Basically, I view Thatcher as the best wrestler in the world. But, I’m not content with forming that opinion based only on what I have seen to this point. Thus, I am constantly seeking out matches of his to watch and review so that I can see the good, the bad, and the ugly to gain a better understanding of what makes Thatcher such a special worker. These are the Timothy Thatcher matches I watched in February of 2016,
Fighting Spirit Pro: Seize the Day (10-17-2014) Jeff Cobb vs. Timothy Thatcher
Read the review at Wrestling With Words.
Championship Wrestling from Hollywood: #204 (04-12-2015) Vermin (Ryan Taylor & Joey Ryan) vs. Drew Gulak & Timothy Thatcher vs. PPRay (Peter Avalon & Ray Rosas)
This is a Triple Threat Match for PPRay’s Championship Wrestling from Hollywood Heritage Tag Team Championship.
Hard to get into a match when it doesn’t know what it wants to do with its rules. Either you are an out of control fiasco or you’re the type of match where a referee would stop someone from entering the ring without making a tag. The first half builds to a moment where Timothy Thatcher storms the ring, only to be stopped because he didn’t make the tag. It’s off in a Triple Threat Match, but I could have bought into it had the match stayed internally consistent. It didn’t though, and that made the frenzied final minutes feel pretty useless.
As for Thatcher, he looked okay I guess. He didn’t really do a whole lot, but when he was in the ring he hit his marks. There were some timing issues with Joey Ryan, but they weren’t of the sort that impacted the match. Still, just a match Thatcher was in, not the sort of match that builds or takes away from any case directed at his talents.