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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 15: 1980’s Matches and Promotions & Movie Car Chases

Its time for episode 15 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry! In this fun filled episode, we will take a look at take a look at two of Jeff’s Top 100 Matches of the 80’s—-including his choice for the #3 match of the entire decade! That, plus we “poke the bear” on the best promotion in the world from 1980-1985, we discuss our favorite 5 movie car chases of all-time, and…we answer listener questions!!

Matches Discussed:
– Ricky Steamboat vs Randy Savage 3/29/87 in Detroit
– Lioness Asuka vs Jaguar Yakota 8/22/85 in Tokyo (#3 of the decade)

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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 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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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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