Tag Archives: Matches

Episode 45: Lawler vs. Funk & The Films Of John Hughes

Episode 45 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and we are back from vacation. And much as Thin Lizzy & Phil Lynott once said…The Boys are Back in Town! And on this episode we are discussing a great Memphis brawl from 1981 and we discuss the career and legacy of filmmaker John Hughes.

Match discussed:
Terry Funk vs Jerry Lawler (3/23/81 in Memphis)

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Episode 44: Listener Questions

Episode 44 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and the only thing hotter is the freaking weather! And on this kinda//sorta special episode, we will be taking a look at what Jeff calls “one of the two best matches I have ever seen live”, plus….a super expanded Q&A session as we answer questions from our listeners. About everything! Truly….we are Breaking Kayfabe….ON LIFE!!

Match discussed:

Chigusa Nagayo’s team vs Lioness Asuka’s team in a 10 woman tag–most falls to curfew! 12/5/87 in Tokyo

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Episode 42: Listener Questions

Episode 42 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry–the best friends you never knew you had–is here! And on this episode, we take a look at another match from 1985 that received votes in the Wrestling Observer’s match of the year category and….we take unplanned (cough) break from our usual top 5 lists to answer listener questions! Did we read yours??

Match discussed:
Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenryu vs Riki Choshu & Killer Khan from 8/2/85

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Episode 39: 1980’s Matches & Hollywood Scandals

Episode 39 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here and you’d better be damned glad it is! And in this episode, we look at another candidate for 1985 match of the year, a match from way back that set the stage for a decade long program…..and, we go into the sleazy underbelly of Hollywood for our top 5, as we offer our top 5 Hollywood scandals!

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Episode 37: CWF Fanfest & Favorite Foreign Movies

Episode 37 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has landed! And in this episode, we recap the event of CWF Legends Fanfest 3 with lots of stories, we take a look at another match from 1985 that received votes for match of the year in the Wrestling Observer Yearbook and we offer our top 5…..favorite foreign movies! We’re going highbrow!!

Match discussed:
The New Zealand Sheepherders (Jonathan Boyd & Rip Morgan) vs the Fabulous Ones from 8/12/85 in Memphis

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Episode 36: 1980’s Matches & Wrestling Books

Episode 36 has landed with the impact of a Hulk Hogan legdrop! Minus the hip replacement surgery! And on this episode, we will begin a multi episode look at matches that received votes in the Wrestling Observer Match of the Year category, a new weekly segment “F, Marry or Kill” begins….and we discuss our top 5 wrestling books!

Matches discussed:
Road Warriors vs Freebirds 9/28/85
Hulk Hogan vs Roddy Piper 2/18/85

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Episode 35: Tenryu vs. Tsuruta & Re-watchable Movies

Episode 35 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here! And in this episode, Barry’s documented mancrush on Jumbo Tsuruta continues as we take a look at a top 100 match that is top 20 worthy! That, plus we discuss if Mike Graham could’ve been a heel in Florida and we offer out top 5 most re-watchable movies!

Match discussed:
Jumbo Tsuruta vs Genichiro Tenryu from 6/5/89

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Episode 34: 1980’s Matches & Cannon Films

Episode 34 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here! And on this episode, we will take a look at two more of Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s, including a match that both feel belonged in his top 10!! That, plus we answer listener questions and discussion the legacy of Cannon Group, Inc., producers of some of the worst–and a couple of the best–films of the 1980’s!! Stallone, Norris, Bronson…and Streep??

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Episode 33: 1980’s Matches, Evil Genius & Top Diners

Episode 33 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here….and on this episode we take a look at two more of Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s, we take a look at the amazing Netflix series “Evil Genius”, and we give our top 5 diners we have visited!

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Episode 32: Bobby Fulton & 1980’s Matches

Episode 32 is here and there is more emotion running thru this episode than an All Japan women’s show in the late 80’s! In this episode, our longest show ever, we discuss 3 of my top 100 of the 80’s, we are joined for a segment by 1/2 of the Fantastics, Bobby Fulton…..we discuss our memories of Jumbo Tsuruta & Owen Hart and….and we offer our top 5 movie shootouts of all-time!!

Matches discussed:
– The Fantastics vs The Midnight Express 4/26/88 Chattanooga, TN
– Ric Flair vs Lex Luger 12/26/88 from Starrcade ’88
– Chigusa Nagayo vs Lioness Asuka 2/26/87 “Battle of the Crush Gals”

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