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Episode 10: Japanese Wrestling, Courthouse Stories & Tom Petty Songs

Episode 10 of the new and improved Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry takes a deep dive into Japanese wrestling—past & present! Joining us will be Japanese superfan Eric Cholminski, who discusses his upcoming trip for the New Japan Tokyo Dome show in January and some New Japan & All Japan matches from my Top 100 Matches Of The 80’s list.  All that, plus the long awaited debut of “courthouse stories” and a list of our top 5 Tom Petty songs!

Matches discussed include:
– Akira Maeda & Nobuhiko Takada vs Yoshiaki Fujiwara & Kazuo Yamazaki 9/1/87 in Fukuoka
– Akira Maeda & Nobuhiko Takada vs Shiro Koshinaka & Keiji Muto 3/20/87 in Tokyo
– Pirata Morgan vs Tiger Mask II (Misawa) 12/8/84 in Nagoya
– Akira Maeda vs Tatsumi Fujinami 6/12/86 in Osaka (#9 match for the decade!)

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