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1001 MATCHES: Harley Race

(by PHIL RIPPA) When I was putting together the Schneider Comp tape theme – I was searching the Master List to make sure I hadn’t picked the Jumbo/Harley match before. Turns out – that was the first Harley match to make the list. I am changing that now. Harley is the best but, ya know, […]

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1001 MATCHES: Schneider Comps

(by PHIL RIPPA) The theme of this section is that all these matches were featured on a Phil Schneider comp tape. I think the grand total got up to 26 and one may or may not be on the way via the Digging In The Crates Podcasts. 318) HARLEY RACE vs. JUMBO TSURUTA – ALL […]

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1001 MATCHES: Avert Your Eyes!

(by PHIL RIPPA) I have always promised that much like the original matches from DVDVR #100 not everything will be gems. What we have here are some of the more notable bad matches. Generally these all occur on big shows or are “known” for one reason or another. I mean if I was just picked […]

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1001 MATCHES: Tsuyoshi Kikuchi

(by PHIL RIPPA) Here we have a mini bunch of matches from the insanely underrated Tsuyoshi Kikuchi. The Bobby Eaton of Japan. 301) JOE MALENKO/TSUYOSHI KIKUCHI vs. THE FANTASTICS (Bobby Fulton/Tommy Rogers) – ALL JAPAN (09/01/90 All Asian Tag Titles) https://youtu.be/flj-qp2cdeA JOE MOTHERFUCKING MALENKO in what is probably his best match. If you haven’t seen […]

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1001 MATCHES: 5 Stars

(by PHIL RIPPA) Star ratings are a terrible flawed and unreliable method to determine if one will get enjoyment out of a wrestling match and if you live and die by them than I pity you. HOWEVER, they are a wonderful thing to use when you are looking for your next piece in this project. […]

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1001 MATCHES: The LADIES~!

(by PHIL RIPPA) This time we are focusing on THE LAAAAADDDDIIIIIEEEESSSSS~! No filthy boys allowed. 251) JAGUAR YOKOTA vs. MONSTER RIPPER – AJW (04/07/82 – WWWA World Heavyweight Championship) https://youtu.be/3HywVRRXtqQ The amazing Jaguar Yokota defending the Red Belt against the woman who would (unfortunately) be remembered only as Rhonda Singh and Bertha Faye. The early […]

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1001 MATCHES: 2 Cold Scorpio

(by PHIL RIPPA) I love me some 2 Cold Scorpio. I truly think people think his career ended after the ECW days and it might as well have. But still – there is plenty to watch and enjoy because Scorpio is the god damn best. Oh and just for my sanity – I am spelling […]

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1001 MATCHES: Fuerza Guerrera

(by PHIL RIPPA) The idea to feature Fuerza Guerrera came to me after seeing that the recent match against Octagon got posted. I have always loved Fuerza and so far we had only featured one of this matches. So here are 10 to give you a taste of his greatness. Figure I can do this […]

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1001 MATCHES: TNA

(by PHIL RIPPA) This project’s jumping off point was the DVD #100 and that occurred well before TNA started as a promotion so I decided to go back and pick some highs and lows from the nearly… good Lord… 15 years they have been around (I would love to do this for some other promotions […]

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1001 MATCHES: The Number Ones

(by Phil Rippa) This installment of 1001 Matches is all about the matches that where voted #1 in various projects (some terrible, some not so terrible) that have the DVDVR name attached to them. Whether or not they deserved the lofty position they achieved is always going to be open for debate. However, there has […]