Tag Archives: Florida

Episode 58: CWF Legends Fanfest

Episode 58 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and its chock full of stories from the recent CWF Legends event in Lutz, Florida, plus, we take a look at a match from Ann Gunkel’s All South promotion from 1972!! We also take a look a look at a video from the early 80’s regarding Tommy Rich’s return to Georgia!

Match discussed:
The Assassin & The Hollywood Blondes vs Tommy Seigler, Argentina Apollo & Roberto Soto from 12/1/72

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Episode 50: Freebirds vs. Von Erichs & Most Annoying Songs

Episode 50 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and it’s sleep deprived and just a little bit cranky! And on this show we offer more of our new segment “Florida….or not Florida?”….take a look at one of Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s and offer their top 5 most annoying//hated songs–EVER!!

Match discussed:
Freebirds vs Von Erich’s 7/4/83 from Ft Worth

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Episode 31: Dory Funk Jr., Florida 1982 & Favorite Pizza Places

Episode 31 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has pulled into the station! And in this special edition of the show, we take a look back to Florida in 1982. Was it Florida’s last great year as a promotion? To help us out, we called the booker…the world champion Dory Funk Jr himself to discuss that year, and what made David Von Erich so great!!  Plus we each offer our top 5 places to get a good pizza!

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Episode 24: John McAdam, 80’s Matches & Creepy Movies

Episode 24 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived! On this episode, we are going to be taking a look at two more matches that did NOT make Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s. Joining us to discuss one of those matches is John McAdam, who makes his 2nd appearance on the podcast! Plus, we will look at a couple of forgotten angles, Jeff discuss the demise of Toys R Us and his top 5 memories of working there….and, we will each offer our top 5 CREEPY movies….non-horror. Ya know, movies that had scenes that just skeeved you out!

Matches discussed:
– Bob Backlund vs Adrian Adonis (1/18/82 in MSG)
– Ric Flair vs Ricky Morton (April or May of 1986)

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Episode 21: Bob Roop

Episode 21 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here! And on this special edition, Jeff & Barry sit and talk with…..Bob Roop! Thats right “the All American Backjumper”, as Gordon Solie used to call him, joins us to discuss the anniversary of the death of Bobby Shane and the events of that evening, the incident at the Sportatorium where Bob stretched a young “wrestler” and hold on to your hats as Bob discusses going to Iraq and wrestling in front of Sadaam Hussein–with weapons pointed AT HIM!

Bob Roop photo courtesy of Pete Lederberg (plmathfoto@hotmail.com)

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Episode 16: 1980’s Matches & Dumb Movies

Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is back for their “sweet 16th” episode! And on this episode they will be discussing 3 more of Jeff’s top 100 matches of the 80’s—including a surprise guest appearance by the man who introduced Bowdren & Barry!!  Plus they reveal their top 5 DUMB movies of all time! They’re stupid, you know they are….but you can’t help yourself! You love them anyway!!

Matches discussed:
– Tommy Rich & Eddie Gilbert (the “New Fabulous Ones”) vs the PYT’s (Koko Ware & Norvell Austin) from 5/14/84 in Memphis
– Satoru Sayama & Nobuhiko Takada vs Akira Maeda & Yoshiaki Fujiwara 7/23/84 in Tokyo
– Nobuhiko Takada vs Shiro Koshinaka 2/5/87 in Tokyo

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Episode 7: 1980’s Matches & Favorite Documentaries

In Episode 7 of Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren, Jeff & venerable co-host Barry “Looking for my own show” Rose take a look at four more of Jeff’s top 100 matches of the 80’s and offer up our top 5 movie documentaries that you need to watch!

Matches Discussed:
– Crush Gals vs. Yumi Ogura & Kazue Nagahori – 1/5/87
– Bill Dundee-Dream Machine v.s Kevin Sullivan & Wayne Farris –  4/81 in Louisville
– Barry Windham vs. Ric Flair – 2/14/86 in Orlando
– Pat Patterson vs. Sgt. Slaughter – 4/21/81 in MSG

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Episode 4: Pam Allyn & Barry Rose

Episode 4 of Breaking Kayfabe will break kayfabe on….”the Dean of pro wrestling announcers”… “the Walter Cronkite of pro wrestling announcers”…..Gordon Solie! We will discuss what it was like growing up as the child of a legend with his daughter, Pam Allyn. In the 2nd half, Jeff is joined by Barry Rose for a discussion about favorite Stephen King movies.

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