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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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Episode 6: Barry Rose

In Episode 6 of Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren…..Jeff and co-host Barry Rose discuss two more of his top 100 Matches of the 80’s, introduce a new segment called “Poking the Bear” where they discuss the best tag teams of all-time….AND…..Jeff & Barry will each recommend 3 television you should go out of your way to watch!

Matches Discussed:
– Riki Choshu vs Killer Khan 7/31/86 in Tokyo
– Ted Dibiase vs Jim Duggan 3/22/85 in Houston

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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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