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1001 MATCHES: PWI 500

(by PHIL RIPPA) Building off the last theme – this time it is random folks who were #1 or #500 on the PWI 500. I tried to pick folks who weren’t picked in the DVD 500 section (though there is some overlap due to matches picked). What really irritates me is that the whole reason […]

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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: 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: We Got You Covered

by PHIL RIPPA In this installment – besides getting us to a tidy 200 – features matches that had been reviewed at some point in various DVDVRs. Other than that, there really is no rhyme or reason to them. 182) CIMA vs. MAGNUM TOKYO vs. DARKNESS DRAGON vs. MASAAKI MOCHIZUKI vs. DRAGON KID – TORYUMON […]

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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 […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #177

DEAN~! touches himself to EDDIE GUERRERO~! RIPPA~! touches himself to MARK HENRY~! YOU~! touch yourself to CHELSEA~!  SEIYA SANADA~! MR. LEO~! HIROSHI YAMATO~! JOE COFFEY~! NAOMICHI MARUFUJI~! And, of course, TERRY FUNK~! Let’s all go to the MALL~!   HIYA~! Welcome to the Death Valley Driver Video Review Issue #177 Well all that Singles Going […]

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DEATH VALLEY DRIVER VIDEO REVIEW – ISSUE #176

MR. GANNOSUKE~! is back! MR. GANNESUKKE~! is a guy Dean made up in his head~! We heart GENICHIRO TENRYU~! YUJI KITO~! has a weird career path~! The HART FOUNDATION~! will be here~! RYAN UPIN~! IRON MIKE SHARPE~! TOSHIYUKI SAKUDA~! Too much CRUSH~! According to CAGEMATCH~! this is DVDVR #176~! ~!~ HIYA~! Welcome to the Death […]

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1001 Matches: DVDVR Staples

(by PHIL RIPPA) Welcome back to the third installment of “DVDVR’s 1001 Matches You Should Watch”. I also helpfully hint that you contemplate the words that do not exist inside those quotation marks. (Or in not so subtle terms – read all the other pieces to get a sense of the type of matches that […]