WE DID IT! Ten whole episodes have brought us here. I hope you are ready for the final deletion because this week we are diving deep into the multilayered careers of Matt and Jeff Hardy...... DELETE!!!
As always, here are the matches for the week. Also included are a few notes to bring context to our discussion of the Broken Hardy's.
01 - The Hardy Boyz vs. Dudley Boyz vs. Edge and Christian (Summerslam 2000) - TLC 1 (Tag Team Titles) - http://dai.ly/x1156yk
02 - The Hardy Boyz vs. Dudley Boyz vs. Edge and Christian (Wrestlemania X-Seven) - TLC 2 (Tag Team Titles) - http://dai.ly/x115634
03 - The Hardy Boyz vs. Dudley Boyz vs. Edge and Christian vs. Chris Benoit & Chris Jericho - TLC 3 (Smackdown - 05/24/2001) (Tag Team Titles) - http://dai.ly/xz5sim
———————————————————————————————————————— TRANSITION INTO BROKEN HARDYS
Terminology: The 7 Deities - Spiritual beings that Matt claims opened his mind and gave a soul to Vanguard 1. Ants – Matt’s name for the fans of the Impact Zone Broken Brilliance - Matt’s term for his enlightened mind. Brother Nero – Matt’s name for Jeff. It also doubles as a term for whoever Matt considers a traitor. The Bucks of Youth - The tag team, The Young Bucks DELETE DELETE DELETE! – Deletion is the process of removing an individual’s entire essence. A Dilapidated Boat – During the Final Deletion, Broken Matt found an old row boat to use as a shield against Jeff Hardy. He later renamed the boat Skarsguard. “I knew you’d come”– Broken Matt’s favored greeting. Lake of Reincarnation – Lake located on the Hardy Compound that seemingly has the ability to bring back past lives. Jeff was transformed into Willow during the Final Deletion . Abyss emerged as Joesph Park briefly. It also seems to have the ability to heal as Matt used it on the wounded Jeff. Meek Mahon - Vince McMahon, but can also refer to WWE as an entity. New Wrestling in Japan - NJPW Obsolete – After Deletion, Jeff Hardy was declared Obsolete by Broken Matt, meaning his soul and personality were gone. Premonition – Pronounced PREE-MO-NEE-SHUN by Broken Matt. His visions of the future or delusions of grandeur? Subterranean Lucha - Lucha Underground
The Players: Broken Matt – Matt Hardy. Either enlightened or insane depending on your point of view. Brother Nero – Jeff Hardy. Matt’s brother who started out feuding with Matt, experienced Deletion, and now appears to be broken. Rebecca – Matt’s wife, Rebecca Hardy aka Reby Skye. King Maxel – Matt’s toddler son and “Heir to the Hardy throne”. Senor Benjamin – Matt’s loyal gardener. FUN FACT: He is Rebecca's real-life father. Vanguard 1 – Matt’s drone who he claims is embodied by a soul and is alive. Vanguard 1 provides security for the Hardy Compound and is friends with Senor Benjamin. ————————————————————————————————————————
04 - Jeff Hardy vs. Matt Hardy - I Quit Match (IMPACT Wrestling - 03/19/2016) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_G4-pTzdRw
05 - Matt Hardy Vs Jeff Hardy (TNA The Final Deletion) (05/07/2016) - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4jzg04
06 - Delete vs. Decay - The Great War (TNA Bound for Glory) (10/2/2016) - http://dai.ly/x4xkfv9
07 - The Hardy Boyz vs. The Club vs. Enzo and Big Cass vs. Cesaro/Sheamus – WrestleMania 33 (04/02/2017) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAfyv_tWJtg