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1985 MOTYC thread.

Hey all,

This is a concept which I'm sure you'd all like. It's the same as the current "MOTYC" threads - but being done for earlier years. I've already checked with Headliner and he's approved it.

I thought of combining a few years together but I think doing one thread per year is the way to go - as it'll engage discussion and get people watching/discussing classic wrestling. I thought I'd start with 1985.

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Re: 1985 MOTYC thread.

I'm going with Hogan/Mr. T vs. Piper/Orndoff. Shit was insane. But I'm just going by the best match I'm aware of.

WWE favorites: Punk, Sheamus, Lesnar, Ambrose, Rollins, Reigns,
Del Rio, Orton, Bryan, Ziggler, Wyatt, Usos, Cesaro, Mysterio, Kane
DGPW: Doi, Yoshino, Tozawa, Yamato, Dragon Kid, BxB Hulk, Ricochet, Super Shisa
NJPW: Okada, Nakamura, Styles ROH: Briscoes, Fish and O'Reilly, Young Bucks
All-Time: Rock, Punk, Lesnar, Angle

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Re: 1985 MOTYC thread.

Jesse and Monsoon are still my favorite pair of announcers....

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Re: 1985 MOTYC thread.

July 3rd 1985

Randy Macho Man Savage vs Jerry Lawler

For the Southern Heavyweight Title, Loser leaves Town

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJWzuCvcaDk

Video quality sucks but this is fabulous the heat and tension off the charts. Sit back and enjoy 20 minutes with a pair of the greatest ring phychologist of all time in action.

Not to mention Lance Russell on commentary my GOAT announcer.

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Re: 1985 MOTYC thread.

Pro Wrestling Illustrated Match of the Year for 1985
Hulk Hogan and Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff
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Re: 1985 MOTYC thread.

1985 has to be the best year in US wrestling history.

Ric Flair v. Wahoo McDaniel 9/2/85
Ric Flair v. Kerry Von Erich 12/10/85
Jerry Lawler v. Bill Dundee 12/30/85
Dick Murdoch v. Butch Reed 9/22/85
Magnum TA v. Tully Blanchard 12/27/85

^^Anyone one of those could be called the best match in US history and I wouldn't put up a big argument against it. Fucking laundry list that rolls out a mile of other 85 US great matches, too. Duggan/DiBiase, Flair/Roberts, RNR/Koloff & Khruschev, Flair/Reed, Flair/Koko, Lawler/Savage, Savage/Jerry Oski, Flair/Taylor, other Flair/Kerrys, Duggan/Sawyer, etc etc et CETERA. 1985.......i's...I's GOO-OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD.

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Re: 1985 MOTYC thread.

Are the on youtube/dailymotion?

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Re: 1985 MOTYC thread.

I am not sure how I missed out watching RNR/Russians. I may bump this thread later on once I've dug into Mid-South.

As for my picks, it's Magnum/Blanchard & Flair/Wahoo. A little bit lower down is Flair/von Erich.
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Re: 1985 MOTYC thread.

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Are the on youtube/dailymotion?
Flair/Kerry - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFjY70RO1Hk
Flair/Wahoo- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuxMZjN4b3o
Lawler/Dundee- http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xi8...s#.UYTyL7UziSo
Magnum/Tully- http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x32...t#.UYTydrUziSo


I can't find Reed/Murdoch. It's essentially a 45 minute match with a 25 minute headlock that is worked perfectly.

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I am not sure how I missed out watching RNR/Russians. I may bump this thread later on once I've dug into Mid-South.
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xdq...t#.UYTy2rUziSo Pretty sure this is the right RNR/Russians. It goes for around 40 minutes IIRC and I'm not sure why this uploader split it into 5-7 minute parts instead of 10 minute ones.


OOOOH I forgot about RNR/Jim Duggan v. MX/Ernie Ladd. Wait, was that 1984? There were two that happened in the same year that are both the shit. Could be 85, IDR.

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