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Episode 63: Great Matches & Game Shows

Episode 63 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has pulled into town and the gas tank is FULL!  On this episode we are looking at two matches…one from the past and one recent! We are also going to finish up last week’s listener questions and…we are going to discuss our favorite game shows and game show announcers!

Matches discussed:
Pete Dunne vs Tyler Bate (May 20, 2017 Chicago)
Ricky Steamboat & Jay Youngblood vs Ray Stevens & Jimmy Snuka (June 29, 1980 Toronto)

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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