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Episode 30: 1980’s Matches, Paul Jones & Ice Cream Shops

Episode 30 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has landed! And in this episode we are back to discussing Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s–with not one but two of his top 20 matches of the decade! That, plus they take a look at the life and time of the recently departed #1, Paul Jones. And they offer their top 5 ice cream spots to visit!

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Episode 28: Greatest Tag Teams

Episode 28 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has landed with the force of a Bobby Eaton legdrop off the top rope!! And its time for a SPECIAL edition of the show……no not THAT one, in this one Barry and Jeff discuss their choices for the greatest tag teams of all time! Did your own personal choice get mentioned? Check it out and see!!

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Episode 27: Scott McGhee & 1980’s Matches

Episode 27 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry has arrived! Its a special “wrestling only” episode as we examine two more matches that “should’ve been” on Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s, and….. Jeff & Barry have a conversation with two time Florida heavyweight title holder Scott McGhee!! He discusses all sorts of things, like training with Karl Gotch, teaming in Japan with Andre the Giant, and where the Dynamite Kid would take someone recovering from a long hospital stay!

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Episode 23: 1980’s Matches & Favorite Fast Food Restaurants

Episode 23 of Breaking Kayfabe hasn’t landed–it escaped! And on this episode, we are taking a look at some matches that did NOT make Jeff’s Top 100 Matches Of The 1980’s list! That’s right, someone thinks Jeff was wrong!  And besides that, we will reveal what possibly will be our most controversial top 5 list EVER! We are revealing our choices for the best AND worst fast food restaurants!!

Matches discussed include:
– Jerry Lawler & Sweet Brown Sugar vs Bobby Eaton & Sabu from 1/17/83 in Memphis
– The Moondogs vs Jackie Fargo & Stan Lane from 5/9/83 in Memphis
– Bob Backlund vs Ken Patera from 5/19/80 in MSG

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Episode 22: 1980’s Matches & Underrated Promo Guys

Episode 22 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here! And on this episode, we take a look at two of Jeff’s top 100 of the 80’s, plus we discuss a classic older film featuring one of Barry’s longtime secret crushes, and…we each cut a promo on our top 5 most UNDERRATED promo guys in wrestling! No Jim Cornette’s, or Bobby Heenan, or the Rock…..we are talking UNDERRATED here!!

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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 19: Great Modern Matches & Tarantino Movies

Episode 19 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry–dedicated to Steely Dan “Hey 19”!–is out!  On this episode we are talking about one of Jeff’s top 100 Matches of the 80’s, we are going to discuss two recent matches…Minoru Suzuki vs Hiroshi Tanahashi and Johnny Gargano vs Andrade Cien Almas!  All that, plus a special deep dive into: the films of Quentin Tarantino!

Top 100 match:
Toshiaki Kawada & Samson Fuyuki vs Shinichi Nakano & Shunji Takano

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Episode 18: 1980’s Japanese Matches & Favorite Movie Fight Scenes

Episode 18 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry, the “18 and Life” (Barry’s tribute to Skid Row’s lead singer Sebastian Bach) is here! On this episode, we are traveling to Japan to look at three more of Jeff’s Top 100 Matches of the 80’s, including his #2 match of the entire decade! All that plus, a couple of movie suggestions and out top 5 favorite movie fights!

Matches discussed:
– Riki Choshu vs Tatsumi Fujinami 4/3/83 in Tokyo
– The Crush Gals vs the Jumping Bomb Angels 3/20/86
– Dynamite Kid vs Tiger Mask 4/23/83 #2 of the decade!

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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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