Lucky has the young hunk sprawled on the mat courtesy of a perfectly applied figure 4 head scissors
The Virtuoso of Pain vs The Prince of Promise
One look at Lucky Loko, and you're tempted to say, "I thought Clint Eastwood rubbed this guy out back in 1983." At first glance, it might be easy to write off the tattooed slacker. But the wrestling fan - or the wrestler - who underestimates this dude, does so at a cost. He is wiry, sneaky, underhanded, quick, and cocky as the proverbial king of spades. With all the tough, grueling competition Austin Cooper has faced over the past year - Jake Jenkins, Dick Rick, and Z-Man - you might be tempted to think that Loko, with a slim build and only one BG East match behind him, is a soft pitch for muscle god Austin Cooper - a rat tossed into the python tank - but you would be wrong. Oh, so wrong. Contrasts are illuminating. What Lucky lacks in mass, he makes up for in cool calculated cunning.
Loko, a stringy-haired streetwise punk, lived up to both parts of his name in his Catch-Weight 4 bout against Dev Michaels, whose massive arms Loko was lucky to survive. The main thing we remember about Loko in that debut is that he's a screamer. Michaels all but broke the man into six equal parts, but none of that would matter if Lucky had not been a master interpreter of pain. Loko is to agony what Yoyo Ma is to Mozart. Some of us think it's more entertaining to watch Loko squawk and squirm than it is to watch most guys dominate. Not to say that he's a dime-a-dozen jobber. Lucky takes a licking but comes back kicking. And, more than that, he brings a gonzo intensity to aggression that you don't usually see. The man not only gives good "Aargh!" but, slim and speedy, he can also come at an opponent seemingly from three different directions at once.
Still, Coop's 20 lb advantage is nothing to sneer at. That added 20 lbs is hard, combat-trimmed muscle! His sudden rocket-launched ascent to fame and fortune counts for something too. This is His Spotlight - and that fact alone suggests that the man is riding a wave. Momentum like this counts for a lot in wrestling, a game that is as much about being psyched-up as pumped-up. You can see the confidence in the way Coop holds himself while awaiting the arrival of his opponent, alone in the ring in shiny cobalt blue trunks. The world is his oyster. He stretches his honey-colored limbs looking every bit a statue of Mars, Roman god of war, gladiatorial in his fearlessness and air of calm self-confidence. There's no doubt in his mind - or ours - that the time is ripe for this stud to seize the spotlight to realize his star potential. And every BG star wants a piece of him!
Coop's modified stump puller figure 4 leglock flattens Lucky Loko
High flying Coop soars
Big bow & arrow boot to the back
Coop tosses the smaller dude
Ab stretch has Austin in agony
Lucky Loko digs deep into Austin Cooper's tough tight abdominal wall with a ripping double claw hold
STREAM ANY MATCH --- HERE & NOW! Almost all BG East matches are available for streaming, right here, right now (some of the newest releases are coming soon). If the 'Watch VOD' next to the match title on the Series page is YELLOW, it means you can rent the VOD stream right now for 24 hours on your computer or device. No membership needed!… [read more]Or, join The Arena & rent matches at a big DISCOUNT and longer-rent-time options (simply renting 3 VODs a month, or enjoying our weekly 'Free VOD for the Week' pays for your membership - in addition to all the other free photo and video content on The Arena). For many products and now matches, you can OWN the stream forever using Own to Arena (OTA) whenever your Arena membership is active (see "Jump to..." drop-down menu above). Only matches that say 'Watch VOD' in RED are exclusive to the Arena. BG East Match Description pages allow you to rent and stream matches as well, with or without Arena membership. Full VOD List on bgeast.com[read less]
DVDs: The More You Buy, The More You Save! Now get 5% off any DVD order between $100-149, 10% off any order between
$150-249, 15% off any order between $250-$399, 20% off any order
between… [read more] $400-$499, or 25% off any order of $500 or more! (non-USA orders over $450 must get approval by email in advance) Offer applies to all DVD products. [read less]
Celebrating CATALOG 150 and beyond - - - BULK Purchase SALE! Buy more DVDs -- or OTAs!-- at once and get even greater discounts as we lower the threshold for 10% off your whole order to 'over $150' since the celebration of milestone Catalog 150. With 157 Catalogs to choose from, you can really rack up the savings… [read more] 5% off any DVD order between $100-149, 10% off any order between $150-249, 15% off any order between $250-$399, 20% off any order between $400-$499, or 25% off any order of $500). Use the NEW SERIES pages to review products you missed.
ARENA MEMBERS can also get in on the action, with the new BULK streaming system: while signed onto the Arena, if you spend $150 on our Arena streaming products (OTAs, VODs, OTA Matches, Match Samples) over any 24 hour period, we'll email a Coupon (code) to save 25% off your next Arena streaming purchase. JOIN Arena! [read less]