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Who Was the Greatest Wrestler of the 1985-1995 Era?

  • The Nature Boy Ric Flair

    Votes: 2 9.5%
  • Hulk Hogan

    Votes: 8 38.1%
  • The Ultimate Warrior

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Sting

    Votes: 1 4.8%
  • The Undertaker

    Votes: 1 4.8%
  • The Macho Man Randy Savage

    Votes: 3 14.3%
  • Barry Windham

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • The Hitman Bret Hart

    Votes: 2 9.5%
  • Mr. Perfect Curt Hennig

    Votes: 1 4.8%
  • The Heart Break Bottom Shawn Michaels

    Votes: 3 14.3%

  • Total voters
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Found a little gem between two amazing ring technicians.

Rick Martel was a great wrestler.

Was not a big enough guy, despite having a great physique, to give Vince a hard-on so he was relegated to the lower-card/Tito Santana status once Strike Force petered out in 88.

 

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Nothing will ever beat my first memories of being 4 and 5 and having my mom rent me videos of hulk hogan matches. My first hero. Then bring 11 in the late 90s and having a bed time at 10,but my mom letting me stay up until 11 on Mondays for raw and then at 11 her saying TV off and asking for 5 more minutes because it usually ran over to 11:05. The memories.
 

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Fun Fact:

Mike Rotunda was the runner-up in the NFL Punt Pass and Kick contest when he was 8 years old.

He lost by three feet.

He later punted, and place kicked as well as played TE.

He was recruited by noted asshole Tom Coughlin to play football at Syracuse.

Like his future tag-team partner, Curt Hennig, he was a multi-sport savant.
 

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What an amazing card

Scotty Flamingo is probably better known now as ECW legend, Raven.

Paul E. is Paul Heyman. Flying’ Brian is obviously Pillman.

Really is a great card. Stunning Steve might have actually been Austin’s peak in terms of in-ring ability.
 

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The irony is that IRS only got that theme for the very last match he ever wrestled in, five years after he retired.

It was a Raw anniversary episode featuring a Battle Royal with a number of WWF legends in 2007.

The music was composed for IRS for his entrance as he had none previously. He had always come out to the ring berating the audience, or using Million Dollar Man's music when they were Money Inc.

IRS won the Battle Royal, but then sold-out to DiBiase for some cash and eliminated himself, giving Ted his last wrestling victory.
 

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He was never the same as a worker after Owen Hart broke his neck.
Its amazing all these guys aren't crippled by 30.

Especially back then when Vince offered zero medial insurance to most of the guys.
 

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Its amazing all these guys aren't crippled by 30.

Especially back then when Vince offered zero medial insurance to most of the guys.

Truly a testament to how well-trained they are, especially in modern wrestling. The moves some of these guys and girls do are utterly insane.

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Pretty much gotta land that perfectly every time.
 

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Pretty sweet new find: IRS vs. Bret Hart.

I believe this is a French version of the IRS vs. Bret Hart 1991 King of the Ring final match.

Very technical match.

 

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