Tag Archives: Bob Backlund

Episode 196: Back To 1974

Episode 196 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry–the Peabody & Sherman Award winner–is here, and this week we go back to 1974 for our match of the week, discuss July 4th cards in CWF history and discuss…just in time for the finals, the top 10 players in NBA history!

Match discussed: Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta vs Bob Backlund & Bob Roop from 7/25/74

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Episode 166: The “Your Package Is Looking Good” Episode

Episode 166 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry…the “Your package is looking good” episode…is here! And on this episode, we look at the life and legacy of Pat Patterson, and are joined by his friend and biographer Bertrand Hebert. And we look at one of this legend’s great matches.

Match discussed: Pat Patterson vs Bob Backlund from MSG on 9/24/79

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Episode 72: Florida Angles & Food Recommendations

Episode 72 of Breaking Kayfabe with Bowdren & Barry is here…and like the Magnificent M, we are being unmasked!!! And todays episode, we begin a multi episode feature where we look at the top 10 angles in the history of Championship Wrestling from Florida, we take a look back at a great WWF match from 1982, look at our Movie of the Week…..AND….we answer the question….if you have a friend who lives outside the United States, what are the top 10 foods you are going to recommend???

Match discussed:
Adrian Adonis vs Bob Backlund from Landover, Maryland from 3/28/82. Lumberjack rules!!

Photo courtesy of Pete Lederberg

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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 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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