Tag Archives: Florida

Episode 87: Wrestling With Parenting

Episode 87 of Breaking Kayfabe is here and we’ve got more color than Bobby Heenan on an Apter magazine cover during the 70’s! And on this episode, we will look at another CWF top 25 angle with special guest Bob Roop as we discuss the mysterious Gladiator that appeared in CWF rings, we take a look at a match from the WWA from 1975 with Dick the Bruiser, the Crusher & Little Bruiser vs The Blackjacks & Pretty Boy Bobby Heenan, our Movie of the Week is a Hitchcock classic and for the first time ever…..we break kayfabe on PARENTING! Legitimate social issues! You don’t get this variety on every show folks!!

Photo of The Blackjacks with Bobby Heenan by Brian Bukantis / Arena Publishing

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Episode 84: Barry Horowitz

Episode 84 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is dropping like a visit by your dog to the neighbor’s yard! And on this episode, we discuss the recent death of Silver King, discuss the legacy of a decade worth of matches between the Funks & the Brisco’s, discuss a baseball themed “Movie of the Week” and….sit down for a fun interview with former Florida champ Jack “the Stretcher” Hart aka Barry Horowitz!

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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 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 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 66: Gene Okerlund & Wrestle Kingdom

Episode 66 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived and we have a lot to discuss! In this episode we will discuss the legacy of Gene Okerlund, discuss two matches from the recent Wrestle Kingdom 17 in Tokyo, discuss our “Movie of the Week”, the return of Florida Man and we discuss our picks for the worst places to get fast food from!

Matches discussed:
Will Ospreay vs Kota Ibushi
Kenny Omega vs Hiroshi Tanahashi

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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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