We Want Insanity
ROH TV Episode 272: Wildcards & Regrets
JG's 12/5/05 Raw Insanity: Eric Bischoff Escapes From Shawshank
The Question: What’s The Most Memorable Upset?
(27 Mins) Honor Nation: Wrestling's Most Unpredictable Weekend
Fightin' Words: The Complete UFC 206 Preview
Facebook
Twitter
TGIF: McMahon-Ambrose Mania, Global Force Dust, and More
X-Men: Days of Future Past - Movie vs. Comic
The ROHbot Report: Final Battle 2016 Review, Broken Matt Hardy Arrives, and More
(29 Mins) Honor Nation: Final Battle Brilliance


Tough Enough Episode 2: Who Let the Dogs Out?

By Mallory Mahling Apr 11, 2011 - 9:19 PM print


Welcome to Episode 2 of "Tough Enough." Last week viewers got to meet Stone Cold Steve Austin's fourteen wannabe wrestlers. By the end of the show, only thirteen were left and the rest were probably thinking twice about a life in wrestling.

Ariane Andrew was the first one sent home, and with good reason. Even on her way out I still don't think she "got it."

The remaining contestants are:

* Martin Casaus

*Matt Capiccioni

* Christina Crawford

* Michelle Deighton

* Rima Fakiah (Miss USA)

* Ryan Howe

* A.J. Kirsch

* Andy Leavine

* Jeremiah Riggs

* Luke Robinson

* Ivelisse Velez

* Eric Watts

* Mickael Zaki

Last week, Miss USA had looked somewhat klutzy taking bumps and hadn't hesitated to stick a pad down her backside to cushion the bumps.  Not a good idea for someone claiming to be tough enough.

Michelle Deighton, who claimed to have eleven years of 'rassling experience, could have used a refresher course. Michelle looked very familiar, though. Hmmmm.  Tyra Banks? "America's Next Top Model"? Jonny Fairplay? Does any of that ring a bell?

They weren't all clueless, however.  Luke had looked particularly good.

So who will survive week 2 and who will be told to pack his or her bags and go?

This week's topic was courage and the special guest was John Cena.  Austin said he'd seen people paralyzed or die in the ring.

Ryan commented on the nickname "Skid Marks" that Bill DeMott had given him and observed that he seemed to be on Stone Cold's shit list.

As they continued to work out in the ring, Trish was working with them on their personas. She specifically wanted Matt to work on his character.

John Cena took questions from the wannabes and he urged them to make the most of everyday. He also reminded them they were only as good as what they do tomorrow.  Most of them had serious cases of being starstruck.

Mykeal, the resident smart ass, made a point to tease SkidMarks/Ryan for keeping a diary. Ryan missed his girlfriend and said he would go home if she asked him to.  Mykeal was the last person he should have shared that information with.

Stone Cold asked the group to change their clothes and meet him outside, where they were greeted by a pack of barking dogs. They were told to put on padded attack suits and run like the wind as the dogs chased them. Stone Cold chuckled as he said how much he loved those snarling dogs.

Eric showed that he could hang in there with the dogs; so did Luke. Jeremiah ran the whole way and impressed the trainers. Andy, according to DeMott, went "ass over tea kettle" half way through. Rima lost some hair to one of the dogs but was proud to tell the tale.

But the attack dogs were nothing compared to a charging Bill DeMott, as the hopefuls would soon learn.

The next morning Big Bill noticed someone missing. Twenty minutes later Rima sauntered in. Uh oh.

It was time for Bill DeMott to do some hard charging.  Martin was first as they took body slams. AJ said Big Bill was more viscious than the dogs. Christina said it was like getting run over by a freight train. Sleepy Rima and Michelle did well and Matt said he felt like a bug on a windshield. Jeremiah and Eric both took the bumps in stride.

It was finally time for Stone Cold to meet with Trish and DeMott to discuss the bottom three. It was noted that Booker was away doing Smackdown this week.

At the top of their list was Luke, who is already perceived as a leader.  At the bottom of their list was Eric, who was like talking to a wall, Ryan, who was a goof, and Matt, who failed to turn on when the spotlight was on him.

Rima was game, tough, and had guts; however, she was late and needed some motivation, said Stone Cold.

Stone Cold told Matt, Ryan and Rima to pack their bags.

Michelle advised Matt to stick up for himself. He should have listened to her.

Austin asked each of them what they saw when they looked in the mirror.  No one said they saw a WWE superstar.

Rima said she didn't want to do Miss USA stuff; she wanted to wrestle. She sounded like she meant it.

Austin said Ryan was too nice to make it in the business and said he should have told DeMott to shove that nasty nickname.

Stone Cold warned Rima again about being late.

Matt said he was waiting for his moment. Stone Cold told him his moment had passed. Matt could not believe that Austin was reaching for his TE belt.  He almost refused to give it back.  He was in shock and said he doesn't know how to regroup or push on.

Guess he'd better figure something out.  Like Stone Cold said, his wrestling

moment has passed.

*********

Programming Note

"Tough Enough" is seen on Monday nights at 8:00/7:00 CT, as well as various times during the week. Check local listings.

*********




blog comments powered by Disqus

JG col

JG's Facebook Insanity: Let's Infuriate Your Friends
(33 Minutes) James Guttman's Free 2009 Interview With Mr. Fuji
JG's 10/19/15 Raw Insanity: Hell of a Sell
JG's 10/5/15 Raw Insanity: Flashing The Brock Signal
JG's Insanity: The 12th Annual WWE Memorial Day Barbecue
JG's Insanity: The 11th Annual WWE Memorial Day Barbecue
JG's Ten Facebook Posts To Annoy Your Friends
JG's Ten Beloved TV Characters Who Were Obvious Psychopaths
JG's 10 More Fun Ways To Infuriate People Online
JG's Ten Insider Wrestling Terms You Shouldn't Use When Talking About Something Besides Wrestling
JG's Insanity: The 10th Annual WWE Memorial Day Barbecue
JG's Ten Demented Ways We Misused Our Toys
JG's 15 Fun Ways To Infuriate People Online
JG's Ten Sesame Street Muppets That Are Missing And Presumed Dead
JG's Scene From WWE Raw (After Vince McMahon Goes Senile)
JG's Ten Signs You Were A Wrestling Fan Of The 1980s
JG's Insanity: Stone Cold's Greatest Moments (Without Stone Cold)
JG's Ten Wrestling Moves That Really Hurt When You Try Them At Home
JG's Insanity: Everybody Is Tito Santana
JG's Ten Reasons Why WWF LJN Figures Were The Greatest Toys Ever
JG's Ten Judges Who Would Make American Idol Worth Watching
JG's 2012 in Pictures (As Hulk Hogan Will Remember It)
JG's Quintuple Bypass Surgery Insanity
JG's Five Episodes of Diff'rent Strokes That Scarred Me For Life
JG's Ten Facebook Posts That Are Slowly Driving Me Crazy
JG's Ten Truly Terrible Reality Competition Shows
JG's Ten 1980s TV Characters Who Taught Me To Hate
JG's Ten Wrestling Characters Who Went Through Massive Personality Changes
JG's Ten Old School Wrestlers Who Would Terrorize Today's PG WWE
JG's Ten Crazier Fanbases Than Wrestling's

The ROHbot Report: Final Battle 2016 Review, Broken Matt Hardy Arrives, and More
TGIF: McMahon-Ambrose Mania, Global Force Dust, and More
The Bad Girls Club Season 16 - Episode 10: #ShaBye
The Question: What’s The Most Memorable Upset?
The ROHbot Report: New TV Champion Again, Final Battle 2016 Preview, and More
The Bad Girls Club Season 16 - Episode 9: #LoveGoneBad
TGIF: Dolla Dolla Bill Goldberg, Broken EC3, and More
The ROHbot Report: New TV Champ, UK Tour Preview, and More
TGIF: Smackdown vs. Raw 2016, Settled Pumpkins, and More
The Bad Girls Club Season 16 - Episode 8: #ShadesOfGay
The Question: What's Your Favorite Classic Show?
Crocker: Shit House Rat
The ROHbot Report: Liverpool Preview, Scurll & Ospreay Sign, and More
The Question: What's The Most Annoying Song?
TGIF: Sin Cara's Annoying Noises, The ROH Purge, and More
The Bad Girls Club Season 16 - Episode 7: #HelloGoodbye
The ROHbot Report: Survival of the Fittest, Baltimore Analysis, and More
TGIF: Undertaker 900, Oh Billy, and More
The Bad Girls Club Season 16 - Episode 6: Welcome to #KandyLand
The Question: What Wrestler Do You Want To Run For President?
The ROHbot Report: Baltimore Preview, Cole-Lethal in London and More
TGIF: Dixieland Justice, Lucha U-Bahn, and More
The Bad Girls Club Season 16 - Episode 5: #GermWarfare
The Question: Who's Wrestling's Greatest Monster?
The ROHbot Report: Ft. Lauderdale Results, UK Tour Cards and More
TGIF: Foley Baloney, Paige Puts a Ring On It, and More
The Walking Dead Season 6 Guide
The Question: What Band Was A Disappointment Live?
The ROHbot Report: Matt Sydal Arrested, Glory By Honor, and More
TGIF: Total Nonstop Lawsuits, Itami Goes Down Again, and More

-

The WWE NXT Playlist
Aug 5, 2016
WWE NXT Report: Alexander Rusev vs. Kofi Kingston
Jan 20, 2014
WWE NXT Report: The Ascension vs. Hunico and Camacho
Jan 13, 2014
WWE NXT Report: 2014 Begins with Sami Zayn vs. Leo Kruger
Jan 5, 2014
WWE NXT Report: Antonio Cesaro vs. William Regal
Dec 30, 2013
WWE NXT Report: The One With The American Pitbulls
Dec 23, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Sami Zayn vs. Leo Kruger
Dec 15, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Bo Dallas vs. Adrian Neville
Dec 9, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Sami Zayn vs. Adrian Neville
Dec 1, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Beat The Clock
Nov 26, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Neville vs. Graves
Nov 17, 2013
WWE NXT Report: The Last Stand of Kassius Ohno
Nov 10, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Tyler Breeze vs. CJ Parker
Nov 4, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Corey Graves vs. Adrian Neville
Oct 27, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Bo Dallas vs. Sami Zayn
Oct 20, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Rob Van Dam vs. Aiden English
Oct 13, 2013
WWE NXT Report: The Bo Dallas Invitational
Oct 6, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Cesaro and Zayn Tear The House Down
Aug 26, 2013
WWE NXT Report: The Shield vs. Graves, Neville, and Woods
Aug 18, 2013
WWE NXT Report: Dallas vs. Kruger
Aug 12, 2013

Even More From This Category >>

ClubWWI.com Contact Us Forums
All content contained here Copyright - We Want Insanity Dot Com