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Episode 52: First Anniversary Show

Episode 52 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here–and its our one year anniversary! And on this episode we will take a look at a very special match from Barry’s past, and feature an interview with Yuji Tsuruta, the youngest son of the legendary Jumbo! And we final arrive at my #1 match from the 1980’s! All that plus we offer our personal top 5 movie–Made before 1970!! IIt’s our longest episode ever!!

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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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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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Episode 20: 1980’s Matches & Top 5 Soundtracks

Episode 20 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here! And on this show, we are going to look back at three more of Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s–including TWO that were in the top 20!! All that plus a look at our top 5 movie soundtracks! Which movie soundtracks were so good that we went out and bought them???

Matches discussed include:
1) Jumbo Tsurata vs Genichiro Tenryu from 10/28/88
2) Tiger Mask II (Misawa) vs Kuniaki Kobayashi from 6/21/85 #16
3) Barry Windham vs Ric Flair from Fayetteville, NC #15

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Episode 14: 1980’s Top Matches & Stranger Things

Episode 14 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived! On this episode, the guys are going to discuss 4 more of Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s—featuring a special guest appearence by Mr. Kentucky Fried Rasslin’ himself, Scott Bowden! We also take a look at the phenomenon known as Stranger Things!

Matches discussed:
– Ted DiBiase vs Dick Murdoch 12/31/85 in Oklahoma City
– Curt Henning vs Nick Bockwinkel 11/21/86 in Las Vegas
– Jerry Lawler vs Bill Dundee 6/6/83 in Memphis “Loser Leaves Town”
–  Ric Flair vs Ricky Steamboat 2/20/89 in Chicago Bowdren’s #4 match of the decade!

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Episode 11: 1980’s Top Matches & Christmas Movies

Episode 11 of the new and improved Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry takes a look at four more of the Top 100 of the 80’s, including a match that set the stage for one of the greatest feuds in wrestling history.
All that plus our choices for the Top 5 Christmas / Holiday movies of all time!

Matches Discussed:
– Owen Hart & Ben Bassarab vs. the Viet Cong Express in Calgary on 9/6/86
– Buzz Sawyer vs. Jim Duggan in New Orleans on 11/11/85
– Ricky Steamboat vs. Lex Luger in Baltimore on 7/22/89
– Kerry Von Erich vs. Ric Flair in Dallas on 12/25/82 (#5 of the decade!)

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Episode 7: 1980’s Matches & Favorite Documentaries

In Episode 7 of Breaking Kayfabe with Jeff Bowdren, Jeff & venerable co-host Barry “Looking for my own show” Rose take a look at four more of Jeff’s top 100 matches of the 80’s and offer up our top 5 movie documentaries that you need to watch!

Matches Discussed:
– Crush Gals vs. Yumi Ogura & Kazue Nagahori – 1/5/87
– Bill Dundee-Dream Machine v.s Kevin Sullivan & Wayne Farris –  4/81 in Louisville
– Barry Windham vs. Ric Flair – 2/14/86 in Orlando
– Pat Patterson vs. Sgt. Slaughter – 4/21/81 in MSG

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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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