Tag Archives: 1980’s

Episode 80: New Japan vs. UWF & Gene Hackman Films

Episode 80 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and we discuss a great CWF angle that Barry witnessed in person, discuss the Bret Hart incident, look at a classic New Japan 10 man elimination tag match and….it’s the return of the top 5…..with our favorite Gene Hackman films!

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Episode 79: NXT TakeOver New York & Midnight vs. Rock & Roll

Episode 79 is here and for the first time in awhile…..there are no guests! That’s right, it’s just us–the two best friends you didn’t know you had! And this week, we do a deep dive on NXT-New York, discuss our match of the week, our movie of the week…and in a special personal announcement, Barry’s son Zack has made his college selection!!

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Episode 78: Dan Spivey & Stan Hansen

Episode 78 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and quite frankly, we are sick and a little bit cranky! But…we are here! And this week we feature not one…but TWO interviews with wrestling legends! First we have Dan Spivey and then…..how’s this? The Bad Man from Borger, Texas, Stan “The Lariat” Hansen! Its two times the normal amount of kay fabe being broke!!

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Episode 77: Tito Santana

Episode 77 of Breaking Kayfabe is here and we are feeling especially chatty! And on this episode we will look one of most controversial angles–for all the wrong reasons, review Jeff’s choice for the #20 match of the 80’s! Discuss one of the most quotable movies of alltime and….have a nice chat with WWE Hall of Famer…..Tito Santana!!

Match discussed:
Dynamite Kid-Davey Boy Smith & David Schultz vs Antonio Inoki-Tatsumi Fujinami & The Cobra from 7/1/84 in Japan

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Episode 76: A Match, A Movie & Butch Reed

Episode 76 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and it is only slightly fleshy. And on this episode, we take a look at the #2 angle of all-time from Florida, look at our movie of the week, a match between 2 Hall of Famers….and hey! How about we chat with Hacksaw Butch Reed!

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Episode 73: Match Of the Week & Bob Roop

Episode 73 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and, to quote Bette Davis….strap yourself in because it’s going to be a bumpy ride! This might be our most controversial episode ever! Bob Roop comes on to discuss the Knoxville 5 video! We have our new segment “match of the week” and our movie of the week is ultra violent and features lots of sex! Yep, its a Barry Rose selection!

Match of the week: Ricky Steamboat vs Jimmy Snuka from 6/3/81 in Japan

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Episode 72: Florida Angles & Food Recommendations

Episode 72 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here…and like the Magnificent M, we are being unmasked!!! And todays episode, we begin a multi episode feature where we look at the top 10 angles in the history of Championship Wrestling from Florida, we take a look back at a great WWF match from 1982, look at our Movie of the Week…..AND….we answer the question….if you have a friend who lives outside the United States, what are the top 10 foods you are going to recommend???

Match discussed:
Adrian Adonis vs Bob Backlund from Landover, Maryland from 3/28/82. Lumberjack rules!!

Photo courtesy of Pete Lederberg

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Episode 69: NXT TakeOver & Superbowl Of Wrestling

Episode 69 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and for those of you who wondered: No! We don’t agree on everything and this episode we prove that! On this episode we discuss NXT Takeover-Phoenix, remember the Superbowl of Wrestling and discuss our Movie of the Week! Will we be civil in our differences of opinions, or will one of you call the other an idiot? (Okay, spoiler alert-that doesn’t happen)

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Episode 68: 1980’s Tag Matches & Top 5 Concerts

Episode 68 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and on a cold winter day the brothership is here to warm up your day! And on this episode we look at two matches featuring some legendary tag teams, review our Movie of the Week and discuss….our top 5 concerts we’ve been too!

Matches discussed:
The Fabulous Ones vs the Midnight Express from Memphis on 1/18/85
Gino Hernandez & Tully Blanchard vs Dick Slater & Tommy Rich from Houston on 12/11/81

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Episode 64: Movies, Mata & Bugsy McGraw

Episode 64 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived like a fat man on a sleigh in the middle of the night! And the two best friends you didn’t know you had are offering you up a Christmas gift with our longest episode ever!

On this episode, we discuss the life of Raul Mata, reveal our very first MOVIE OF THE WEEK, our interview with wrestling legend Bugsy McGraw and our top 5 this week is: Top 5 tv show theme songs! Oh, and we may sing also. What the hell else do you need!!!

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