Classic Wrestling Discussion (as in non-current): Part II

Discussion in 'Wrestling' started by S A W F T*, Dec 25, 2015.

  1. alko

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    Anyone remember this guys?

     
  2. PeterSidorkiewicz

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    Yeah, I never liked the Bushwhackers as a kid, they seemed really lame to me.
     
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    They were lame, as was a lot of that era of WWF, but before then the Sheepherders were awesome.
     
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    Of course. I was very surprised when they were heels on Family Matters back in the day.
     
  5. les Habs

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    I actually liked them as a kid. Later on I was pretty surprised to read about the Sheepherders. Weren't they pretty hardcore as the latter?
     
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    Yeah, they were a very blood and bawl team before going to WWF, which really wasn't going to happen there. But they were also old at that point. Both guys were already their 40s when they signed, so they were going to have to change anyway.
     
  7. alko

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    Their promotions list ist pretty long:

    Promotions ACW
    AJPW
    APW
    APWF 2000
    AWA
    Can-Am
    CWA
    CWA
    CWF
    ECCW
    ECW
    ECWA
    EWF
    GCW
    HOW
    ICW/IWCCW
    IWA
    Lutte 2000
    MACW
    MCW
    MEWF
    MSW/UWF
    NAWF
    NJPW
    NSWA
    NWA
    PNW
    PWA
    UCW
    USA
    USA Pro Wrestling
    USWA
    USWL
    Stampede
    SCW
    SECW
    SWCW
    SWS
    Tope Rope/WSWF/WXW
    Vancouver All-Star Wrestling
    WCCW
    WWA
    WWC
    WWF/E
    WWWA
     
  8. Kimi

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    Yeah, lots guys from their era have lists like that. There were many large regional promotions all over america that they'd work. They'd have a run in one place, then go to the next and do the same thing again. Even more so for these guys who worked Japan and Australia and New Zealand too.
     
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    I got the WWE Network a month ago and was binging on the documentaries.

    Watching the Hart Foundation documentary and then immediately watching the Canadian Stampede PPV.....that was a punch right in the gut.....seeing the Bulldog come out with his wife (who was very emotional and sad in the documentary), and she is fighting like hell to keep from ugly crying on international TV because you know her heart is literally bursting with pride....and you know how things would go after that night.....absolutely gut wrenching stuff.

    That Canada/USA fued was what really got me into wrestling back then.
     
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    For me the worst part about re-watching that event is that's likely the last time that family was together like that and happy. As well as the shot of Owen holding Oje. That's heartbreaking for sure.
     
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    I have to say that as much as I never liked Savage and find him overrated, that was pretty amazing. No wonder I bought it as a kid. Still, he really seemed to throw Elizabeth out of the frame there. Anyway, great work by all parties involved with that.
     
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    Dang, really? I was always a big Macho Man fan, much moreso than Hogan.
     
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    I never was the biggest Macho Man fan but I liked him better then Hogan by default. lol

    Probably says alot about me but my favs were always the bad guys who could give good promos(although for the sake of argument I liked the Ultimate Warrior. lol).
     
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    I always gravitated towards the heels too, but enjoyed Macho Man and some other faces. I actually always hated the Ultimate Warrior! Rick Rude and Million Dollar Man were pretty much my faves back in the childhood days. Come to thank of it I probably hate the Warrior because of his Rick Rude feud.
     
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    I know people knock Warriors promo skills, but I loved his crazy high energy promos(although half the time you couldn't understand them). I also loved his ring entrance

    My favorites though were Piper and Heenan. Come to think of it I think I always been more a fan of the wrestling promo then the actual wrestling. lol
     
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    To be fair to Macho, Hogan's jealous eyes did lust Elizabeth.
     
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    I was just a kid and I was the target audience for other guys. I suppose it's like kids with Cena in more recent times. Even when I was older though I didn't like him and never have. Back then I would say I liked the British Bulldogs better than anyone else.

    Heels just never appealed to me much. I never liked the concept of cheating or the bad guy winning with a chair. Even as I was older I never understood why they had to always have the heels have such an advantage. With the NWO they already had the numbers and yet they still turned Hennig heel for example, which IMO did his career no favors.

    Now though some of my favorite all-time guys are heels or are at least known more for being heels.
     
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    Another forgotten guy: The Skinner

    I remember a good match vs Bret Hart. This guy had talent. What do you think?

     
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    I only found out like 10 years after the fact that this guy was part of the tag team the Fabulous Ones

    Give it to Vince to turn a pretty boy into a tobacco chewing redneck
     
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    I remember that Skinner gimmick. Not the best portrayal for anyone. Then again a fair bit of early 90's WWF was the same.
     
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    He also filled in as “doink” for a time. I also remember him in some brief tag team in WCW (post skinner) with beautiful bobby.
     
  24. alko

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    Who played this game? I did and at i still have somewhere the copy of it.

     
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    I only ever played that game when I went to a local swimming pool that happened to have the arcade edition f that game nearby. I enjoyed the old WWF games though. I still ave a copy of LJN's WWF Royal Rumble for SNES. WWF Raw was a game that I used to rent as well, as it had the DDT.
     

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