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Episode 5: Barry Rose

The 5th episode of Breaking Kayfabe is a special extended episode featuring more of Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s, including the match Jeff says is the best brawl of the decade! Also, Jeff and guest host Barry Rose offer us their personal top 10 favorite films…ever!

Matches Discussed:
– Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood vs Sgt Slaughter-Don Kernodle 3/13/83 in Greensboro
– Akira Maeda vs Don Nakaya Nielsen 10/9/86 in Tokyo
– Riki Choshu-Yoshiaki Yatsu vs Jumbo Tsurata-Genichiro Tenryu 12/2/86
– Bill Dundee & Buddy Landel vs Jerry Lawler & Dutch Mantell 3//4/86 in Memphis

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Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

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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Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 3: John Hitchcock

On episode 3 of Breaking Kayfabe, Jeff Bowdren is joined by John Hitchcock, founder of Front Row Section D in Greensboro, North Carolina—the original “Sign Guy” in wrestling. We discuss Johnny Valentine & Wahoo McDaniel, Russians in the crowd, getting cursed at by Ricky Morton, as well as the following matches from Jeff’s list of the Top 100 Matches of the 1980’s:

– War Games (7/4/87 Atlanta)
– Magnum TA vs. Tully Blanchard – Starrcade ’85 “I Quit” Match (11/28/85 Greensboro)
– Ricky Steamboat vs. Tully Blanchard – Starrcade ’84 (11/22/84 Greensboro)
– Eddie Gilbert & Terry Taylor vs. Sting & Shane Douglas – “Battle of New Orleans” (9/9/87 New Orleans)

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Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 1: Barry Rose

In the debut episode of Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren, Jeff & Barry Rose discuss the following matches that were included in Jeff’s list of the Top 100 Matches Of The 80’s:

– Tiger Mask vs. Dynamite Kid (9/2/82 MSG)
– Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat (3/18/89 Baltimore)
– Ric Flair vs. Bruiser Brody (1/4/85 St. Louis)
– Midnight Express vs. Rock N Roll Express (April ‘86 in Charlotte)
– Terry Gordy vs. Killer Khan (11/22/84 in Dallas)
– Eddie Gilbert & Ricky Morton vs. Atushi Onita & Masa Fuchi Concession Stand Brawl (September 1981, Tupelo, Mississippi)

….plus a discussion of the best Rodney Dangerfield movie of all time!!

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Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network