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#1 soup23

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Posted 04 July 2014 - 09:23 AM

I ranked 275 matches in all and this is where the top 100 aligned. 1991 as I have said before may not have been a year where the top flight stuff was truly elite in wrestling history, but it had some really good depth. For instance, I have the WM 7 opening tag ranked #163 and I think that match is a ton of fun. Even though it took me longer to watch this footage than any other year, I fully enjoyed doing it. I would be very pleased to hear comments from others based on this list on rankings you agree/disagree with and were surprised by my ranking of.

 

 

*****

1. Randy Savage vs. Ultimate Warrior (Mania 3/24/91)

 

****3/4

 

2. Arn Anderson & Larry Zbyszko vs. Ricky Steamboat & Dustin Rhodes (Clash 11/19/91)

3. Masa Chono vs. Keiji Muto (NJPW 8/11/91)

4. Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada & Kenta Kobashi vs. Jumbo Tsuruta, Akira Taue & Masa Fuchi (AJPW 4/20/91)

 

****1/2

 

5. Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada vs. Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue (AJPW 11/29/91)

6. Stan Hansen vs. Kenta Kobashi (AJPW 9/4/91)

7. Atlantis vs. Blue Panther (CMLL 8/9/91)

8. War Games (Wrestle War 2/24/91)

9. El Hijo del Santo vs. Brazo de Oro (UWA 1/13/91)

10. Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Toshiaki Kawada (AJPW 10/24/91)

11.Vader vs. Keiji Muto (NJPW 8/10/91)

12. Aja Kong & Bison Kimura vs. Manami Toyota & Esther Moreno (AJW 4/29/91)

13. El Hijo del Santo vs. Negro Casas (WWA 5/17/91)

14. Wayne Shamrock vs. Naoki Sano (PWFG 5/19/91)

15. Trio Fantasia vs. Los Thundercats (12/8/91)

16. Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Jumbo Tsuruta (AJPW 4/18/91)

17. Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue vs. Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada (AJPW 9/4/91)

 

****1/4

 

18. Hulk Hogan vs. Genichiro Tenryu (SWS 12/12/91)

19. El Hijo del Santo & Black Shadow Jr vs. Fuerza Guerrera & Octagon (12/15/91)

20. Dynamite Kansai vs Harley Saito (JWP 11/02/91)

21. Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi vs. Jumbo Tsuruta, Akira Taue & Masa Fuchi (AJPW 10/15/91)

22. El Satanico vs. El Dandy (Hair vs. Hair) (CMLL 12/6/91)

23. Bull Nakano vs. Kyoko Inoue (AJW 9/7/91)

24. Manami Toyota vs. Akira Hokuto (AJW 1/11/91)

25. Los Brazos vs. MS-1, Pirata Morgan & Satanico (CMLL 11/22/91)

26. Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi vs. Jumbo Tsuruta, Masa Fuchi & Akira Taue (AJPW 1/27/91)

27. Akira Hokuto vs. Suzuka Minami (AJW 4/29/91)

28. Wayne Shamrock vs. Masakatsu Funaki (PWFG 8/23/91)

29. La Fiera vs. Jerry Estrada (Chain Match) (Monterrey 1991)

30. Toshiaki Kawada vs. Akira Taue (AJPW 4/18/91)

31. Jushin Liger vs. Hiroshi Hase (NJPW 5/6/91)

32. Toshiaki Kawada vs. Akira Taue (AJPW 1/15/91)

33. Masa Chono vs. Shinya Hashimoto (NJPW 8/9/91)  

34. Octagon vs. Fuerza Guerrera (CMLL 11/1/91)

35. The Scorpion vs. Cutie Suzuki (JWP 8/30/91)

36. Keiji Muto & Masa Chono vs. Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki (NJPW 7/4/91)

37. Aja Kong & Bison Kimura vs. Bull Nakano & Kyoko Inoue (AJW 6/18/91)

 

****

38. Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Toshiaki Kawada (AJPW 4/6/91)

39. Hulk Hogan vs. Sgt Slaughter (Desert Storm Match) (MSG 6/3/91)

40. Ric Flair vs. Brian Pillman (WCWSN 4/13/91)

41. Jeff Jarrett vs. Tom Pritchard (USWA TX 4/12/91)

42. Bret Hart vs. Mr. Perfect (SSLAM 8/26/91)

43. Barry Windham vs. Brian Pillman (Pro 4/6/91)

44. The Rockers vs. Orient Express (Rumble 1/19/91)

45. Jeff Jarrett vs. Eddie Gilbert (USWA TX 1/5/91)

46. Jeff Jarrett vs. Tom Pritchard (USWA TX 3/22/91)

47. Stan Hansen & Dan Spivey vs Steve Williams & Terry Gordy (AJPW 04/18/91)

48. Naoki Sano vs. Minoru Suzuki (PWFG 7/26/91)

49. Jushin Liger vs. Norio Honaga (NJPW 5/31/91)

50. Jeff Jarrett vs. Tom Pritchard (USWA TX 3/1/91)

51. Apolo Dantes, Black Magic & El Dandy vs. Blue Panther, Javier Cruz & Pierroth Jr (CMLL 8/16/91)

52. Cactus Jack vs. Eddie Gilbert (Falls Count Anywhere/Stretcher Match/Cage Match) (TWA 8/3/91)

53. Jushin Liger vs. Akira Nogami (NJPW 8/9/91)

54. Brian Pillman vs. Jushin Liger (Meadowlands 12/27/91)

55. Atsushi Onita vs. Tarzan Goto (Barbed Wire Cage Bomb Match) (FMW 9/23/91)

56. Jushin Liger vs. Akira Nogami (NJPW/WCW 3/21/91)

57. Atlantis, Mascara Sagrada & Octagon vs. Pirata Morgan, Pierroth & Kendo Nagasaki (CMLL 8/23/91)

58. Genichiro Tenryu vs. Ashura Hara (SWS 11/10/91)

59. Akira Maeda vs. Volk Han (RINGS 12/7/91)

60. Randy Savage vs. Jake Roberts (Tuesday in Texas 12/3/91)

 

***3/4

 

61. Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada vs. Stan Hanson & Dan Spivey (AJPW 11/16/91)

62. Atlantis, Mascara Sagrada & Octagon vs. Los Brazos (CMLL 5/17/91)

63. Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada vs. Steve Williams & Terry Gordy (AJPW 5/24/91)

64. Sting vs. Larry Zbyszko (Main Event 3/10/91)

65. Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada vs. Stan Hansen & Dan Spivey (AJPW 6/27/91)

66. Eric Embry & Steve Austin vs. Bill Dundee & Gary Young (USWA TX 3/8/91)

67. Akira Hokuto vs. Bull Nakano (AJW 1/4/91)  

68. Jushin Liger vs. Norio Honaga (NJPW 4/30/91)

69. Ric Flair vs. Bret Hart (New Haven 11/11/91)

70. Rick & Scott Steiner vs. Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki (NJPW 5/31/91)

71. Jeff Jarrett & Robert Fuller vs. Steve Austin & Tom Pritchard (Tennessee Street Fight) (USWA TX 5/3/91)

72. Lex Luger vs. Dan Spivey (Wrestle War 2/24/91)

73. Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada vs. Kenta Kobashi & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi (AJPW 11/21/91)

74. Chavo, Mando & Eddie Guerrero vs. El Satanico, MS-1 & Masakre (CMLL 8/23/91)

75. Sting vs. Cactus Jack (Submit or Surrender) (Power Hour 11/23/91)

76. Toshiyo Yamada vs. Yumiko Hotta (AJW 5/26/91)

77. Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue vs. Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi (AJPW 8/18/91

78. Keiji Muto & Hiroshi Hase vs. Shinya Hashimoto & Scott Norton (NJPW 12/16/91)

79. Mr. Pogo & TNT vs. Iceman & Akitoshi Saito (Cage Match) (W*ING 9/12/91)

80. Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs. Wellington Wilkins Jr. (PWFG 5/19/91)

81. Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Terry Gordy (AJPW 6/1/91)

 

***1/2

 

82. Lightning Kid vs. Jerry Lynn (Piledriver vs. Sleeper, 2/3 Falls) (GWF 12/27/91)

83. Robin Hood & Los Ninja Turtles vs. Shu El Guerrero, Jose Luis Feliciano, El Texano, Black Terry & Ricky Boy (Hamada's UWF 9/12/91)

84. Aja Kong & Bison Kimura vs. Bull Nakano & Kyoko Inoue (Hair vs. Hair) (AJW 1/11/91)

85. Freebirds & Badstreet vs. Young Pistols & Dustin Rhodes (WCWSN 6/15/91)

86. Atsushi Onita vs. Tarzan Goto (FMW 2/26/91)

87. Jushin Liger vs. Norio Honaga (NJPW 6/12/91)

88. Eddy, Mando & Chavo Guerrero vs. Los Brazos (CMLL 7/26/91)

89. Masa Chono vs. Shinya Hashimoto (NJPW 8/11/91)

90. Bill Dundee vs. Eric Embry (Cage Match) (USWA TX 5/24/91)

91. Jushin Liger vs. Negro Casas (NJPW 4/30/91)

92. Lex Luger vs. Ron Simmons (2/3 Falls) (Havoc 10/27/91)

93. Keiji Muto & Hiroshi Hase vs. Rick Steiner & Scott Norton (NJPW 11/5/91)

94. Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Kenta Kobashi (AJPW 5/24/91)

95. Ricky Morton vs. Robert Gibson (GAB 7/14/91)

96. Rick & Scott Steiner vs. Hiroshi Hase & Kensuke Sasaki (NJPW/WCW 3/21/91)

97. Barry Windham vs. Brian Pillman (Taped Fist Match) (SuperBrawl 5/19/91)

98. Bret Hart vs. Ted DiBiase (SNME 4/27/91)

99. Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada vs. Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshinari Ogawa (AJPW 7/6/91)

100. Sting & Lex Luger vs. Rick & Scott Steiner (SuperBrawl 5/19/91)



#2 Childs

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Posted 04 July 2014 - 09:45 AM

My overall rankings would be pretty similar.

 

I love Warrior-Savage, but it wouldn't have a shot to be my No. 1. As good as the overall spectacle was, the actual wrestling wasn't as compelling as the work in the matches you have right below it.

 

War Games was more of a mixed bag than I remembered, with some truly great moments and some equally glaring flaws. It'd probably be more of a 25-40 match than a top 10 for me.

 

The Fantasia-Thundercats match was the only one you ranked really high that I just didn't get. It wouldn't be in my top 100 for the year.



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Posted 04 July 2014 - 09:55 AM

Warrior/Savage at #1 I knew would be perplexing with most. It is honestly the one match I cant really view objectively and I judge the entire package instead of bell to bell. I really don't think I would still be a wrestling fan if not for that match.

 

 

War Games is heavily skewed on the first five minutes being awesome but when rewatching it with Parv, I did pick up on a few things in the match that I didn't notice before like Flair coming in early, and the Steiner suplex spots.

 

I find the Fantasia/Thundercats match fascinating as I would say there is one match per year where I am wildly different from you/Peter/Charles on.



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Posted 04 July 2014 - 10:00 AM

I'm the outlier on that lucha match. Charles had a great line about why he loved it when we did the '91 year in review podcast. Can't remember exactly what he said, but it made me wish the match had clicked for me in the same way.



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Posted 04 July 2014 - 10:11 AM

I just rewatched the Enforcers/Dustin & Steamboat Clash match yesterday as part of introducing a new fan to classic tag team wrestling. I always remember it primarily for the initial angle and forget how amazing it is as a pure wrestling match. 



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Posted 04 July 2014 - 10:20 AM

Trio Fantasia vs Los Thundercats looks like a slasher flick inside a wrestling ring, only involving Disney characters.



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Posted 05 July 2014 - 09:44 AM

Great list. I think the placement of Bret/Perfect is interesting. We both agreed that it was a very good or borderline great match, but it was raved about at the time and it's not something either of us saw as elite for the year. Those divides will be interesting when you dive into 1992-1993 and 1995 as well. In those years, we have:

 

- The Royal Rumble in '92

- Bret vs Piper at WM8

- Flair vs Savage at WM8

- Bret vs Davey Boy at Summerslam '92

- Bret vs Shawn at Survivor Series '92

- Bret vs Perfect at KOTR '93

- Shawn vs Marty from RAW in the PWI MOTY and ****3/4 WON match

- Rock & Rolls vs Bodies at Survivor Series '93

- Bret vs Diesel at Rumble '95

- Bret vs Hakushi at IYH I

- Shawn vs Jarrett at IYH II

- Shawn vs Razor at Summerslam '95

- Bret vs Lafitte at IYH III

- Bret vs Diesel at Survivor Series '95

- Bret vs Davey Boy at IYH V

 

Most of those matches were in that same category for me -- good to great, but not elite for the year. However, I noticed that you are higher on many WWF matches in '91 than I was, specifically Savage/Jake which I saw as mostly just angle, although it was admittedly great angle. Do you rank Austin/Bret from RAW with the ambulance angle at the same level? I ask because I think they are comparable as exciting but mostly angle. However, there may be something you see in the match that I'm missing so I'm curious to hear a response. Warrior/Savage I'm not as high on, but I see the logic so much that it's hard to argue.

 

I'm curious your take on those matches in the missing years though. I suspect it's probably where we'll differ the most, as we'd likely be in line on most WCW, lucha and Japan stuff.



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Posted 05 July 2014 - 11:10 AM

Great list. I think the placement of Bret/Perfect is interesting. We both agreed that it was a very good or borderline great match, but it was raved about at the time and it's not something either of us saw as elite for the year. Those divides will be interesting when you dive into 1992-1993 and 1995 as well. In those years, we have:

 

- The Royal Rumble in '92

- Bret vs Piper at WM8

- Flair vs Savage at WM8

- Bret vs Davey Boy at Summerslam '92

- Bret vs Shawn at Survivor Series '92

- Bret vs Perfect at KOTR '93

- Shawn vs Marty from RAW in the PWI MOTY and ****3/4 WON match

- Rock & Rolls vs Bodies at Survivor Series '93

- Bret vs Diesel at Rumble '95

- Bret vs Hakushi at IYH I

- Shawn vs Jarrett at IYH II

- Shawn vs Razor at Summerslam '95

- Bret vs Lafitte at IYH III

- Bret vs Diesel at Survivor Series '95

- Bret vs Davey Boy at IYH V

 

Most of those matches were in that same category for me -- good to great, but not elite for the year. However, I noticed that you are higher on many WWF matches in '91 than I was, specifically Savage/Jake which I saw as mostly just angle, although it was admittedly great angle. Do you rank Austin/Bret from RAW with the ambulance angle at the same level? I ask because I think they are comparable as exciting but mostly angle. However, there may be something you see in the match that I'm missing so I'm curious to hear a response. Warrior/Savage I'm not as high on, but I see the logic so much that it's hard to argue.

 

I'm curious your take on those matches in the missing years though. I suspect it's probably where we'll differ the most, as we'd likely be in line on most WCW, lucha and Japan stuff.

 

- The Royal Rumble in '92: I don't know if i will rank the Rumble or not. I do know I like Rumbles quite a bit better than you do and I see that Rumble as the best. If I did do a ranking I would say ****3/4 or ***** and very strong top ten contender worldwide.

- Bret vs Piper at WM8: A match I like a good deal but could see it falling in the very good but not exactly great range for me. I could see anything from a #60 ranking to not being ranked at all.

- Flair vs Savage at WM8: One of my favorite all time angle type matches and the template for Flair in the WWF for me. Probably ****1/4 last time I watched and strong top 50 material for the year.

- Bret vs Davey Boy at Summerslam '92: Been lower on this than most other reviews and think it is bullshit that Bret completely carried Davey Boy. Probably will make my top 100 but may not be in top half.

- Bret vs Shawn at Survivor Series '92: I think this match is better knowing who the guys become and the ballsy nature of WWF giving these fresh guys 26 minutes on a main event PPV when those were at a premium. More commendable than a great match.

- Bret vs Perfect at KOTR '93: KOTR 93 from any PPV before 1995 is the one Im the most sketchy on. I liked the SummerSlam 91 match a good deal so I have high hopes for this one.

- Shawn vs Marty from RAW in the PWI MOTY and ****3/4 WON match: Like but don’t love feels appropriate for this. Probably leaning towards unlikely to make top 100 for that year.

- Rock & Rolls vs Bodies at Survivor Series '93: Don’t remember much from this but love the teams so we will see.

- Bret vs Diesel at Rumble '95: I didn’t like the KOTR match all that much. Hoping to see how they improved in the 6 months since then.

- Bret vs Hakushi at IYH I: Fun match from my memory but not much else. Will be REAL surprised if this makes my top 100

- Shawn vs Jarrett at IYH II: I really love this one and think its one of Shawn’s more shining performances. Gets lost in the shuffle a lot when discussing great WWF matches.

- Shawn vs Razor at Summerslam '95: I liked WM 10 more than you so I have high expectations of this one given your ranking. Even though I may not like it quite as much as you, probably a pretty solid contender for top 25.

- Bret vs Lafitte at IYH III: Nice seeing Bret showing some viciousness as a face. Fringe Top 100 contender.

- Bret vs Diesel at Survivor Series '95: A match I am very familiar with and like a good bit. Probably ***3/4 which puts it in the bottom half of the year.

- Bret vs Davey Boy at IYH V: Don’t remember a lot besides the blade job. Will be interested to see if I prefer this or the SUmmerSlam match.

 

I actually didn’t rank the Hart/Austin ambulance match. No idea why or my reasoning. I did think the actual match portion of Savage vs. Jake was good but of course the angle afterwards is great and pushes it upward. I ranked the overall package.



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Posted 09 July 2014 - 06:05 PM

Good list. The All Japan six man might have the edge on Savage/Warrior at the top for me otherwise fairly similar. I imagine I'm the only one that has Luger/Simmons in my top ten for the year.



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Posted 10 July 2014 - 03:55 PM

 

Great list. I think the placement of Bret/Perfect is interesting. We both agreed that it was a very good or borderline great match, but it was raved about at the time and it's not something either of us saw as elite for the year. Those divides will be interesting when you dive into 1992-1993 and 1995 as well. In those years, we have:

 

- The Royal Rumble in '92

- Bret vs Piper at WM8

- Flair vs Savage at WM8

- Bret vs Davey Boy at Summerslam '92

- Bret vs Shawn at Survivor Series '92

- Bret vs Perfect at KOTR '93

- Shawn vs Marty from RAW in the PWI MOTY and ****3/4 WON match

- Rock & Rolls vs Bodies at Survivor Series '93

- Bret vs Diesel at Rumble '95

- Bret vs Hakushi at IYH I

- Shawn vs Jarrett at IYH II

- Shawn vs Razor at Summerslam '95

- Bret vs Lafitte at IYH III

- Bret vs Diesel at Survivor Series '95

- Bret vs Davey Boy at IYH V

 

Most of those matches were in that same category for me -- good to great, but not elite for the year. However, I noticed that you are higher on many WWF matches in '91 than I was, specifically Savage/Jake which I saw as mostly just angle, although it was admittedly great angle. Do you rank Austin/Bret from RAW with the ambulance angle at the same level? I ask because I think they are comparable as exciting but mostly angle. However, there may be something you see in the match that I'm missing so I'm curious to hear a response. Warrior/Savage I'm not as high on, but I see the logic so much that it's hard to argue.

 

I'm curious your take on those matches in the missing years though. I suspect it's probably where we'll differ the most, as we'd likely be in line on most WCW, lucha and Japan stuff.

 

- The Royal Rumble in '92: I don't know if i will rank the Rumble or not. I do know I like Rumbles quite a bit better than you do and I see that Rumble as the best. If I did do a ranking I would say ****3/4 or ***** and very strong top ten contender worldwide.

- Bret vs Piper at WM8: A match I like a good deal but could see it falling in the very good but not exactly great range for me. I could see anything from a #60 ranking to not being ranked at all.

- Flair vs Savage at WM8: One of my favorite all time angle type matches and the template for Flair in the WWF for me. Probably ****1/4 last time I watched and strong top 50 material for the year.

- Bret vs Davey Boy at Summerslam '92: Been lower on this than most other reviews and think it is bullshit that Bret completely carried Davey Boy. Probably will make my top 100 but may not be in top half.

- Bret vs Shawn at Survivor Series '92: I think this match is better knowing who the guys become and the ballsy nature of WWF giving these fresh guys 26 minutes on a main event PPV when those were at a premium. More commendable than a great match.

- Bret vs Perfect at KOTR '93: KOTR 93 from any PPV before 1995 is the one Im the most sketchy on. I liked the SummerSlam 91 match a good deal so I have high hopes for this one.

- Shawn vs Marty from RAW in the PWI MOTY and ****3/4 WON match: Like but don’t love feels appropriate for this. Probably leaning towards unlikely to make top 100 for that year.

- Rock & Rolls vs Bodies at Survivor Series '93: Don’t remember much from this but love the teams so we will see.

- Bret vs Diesel at Rumble '95: I didn’t like the KOTR match all that much. Hoping to see how they improved in the 6 months since then.

- Bret vs Hakushi at IYH I: Fun match from my memory but not much else. Will be REAL surprised if this makes my top 100

- Shawn vs Jarrett at IYH II: I really love this one and think its one of Shawn’s more shining performances. Gets lost in the shuffle a lot when discussing great WWF matches.

- Shawn vs Razor at Summerslam '95: I liked WM 10 more than you so I have high expectations of this one given your ranking. Even though I may not like it quite as much as you, probably a pretty solid contender for top 25.

- Bret vs Lafitte at IYH III: Nice seeing Bret showing some viciousness as a face. Fringe Top 100 contender.

- Bret vs Diesel at Survivor Series '95: A match I am very familiar with and like a good bit. Probably ***3/4 which puts it in the bottom half of the year.

- Bret vs Davey Boy at IYH V: Don’t remember a lot besides the blade job. Will be interested to see if I prefer this or the SUmmerSlam match.

 

I actually didn’t rank the Hart/Austin ambulance match. No idea why or my reasoning. I did think the actual match portion of Savage vs. Jake was good but of course the angle afterwards is great and pushes it upward. I ranked the overall package.

 

 

 

I recognize that you are doing the rankings out of the year, but having watched pretty much every major WWF match from the 90s. I am basing my rankings out of where they place in 90s WWF list.

 

WAHOO~! Five stars and match of the year for Savage/Warrior. I love, love that match and am glad I am not only one that would give it 5 stars. It is McMahon at his absolute best in creating a cinema moment. The Savage Wrestlemania story arc is the greatest thing McMahon has probably ever created. This was a great climax before the next year's ultimate feel good moment.

 

I am glad I am not the only who likes Flair/Savage more than Hart/Piper. I need to rewatch Hart/Piper. I have watched Flair/Savage to death. It was a perfect ending to the Randy Savage Wrestlemania arc that starts at II.

Bret vs Davey Boy is in my top ten WWF matches of the 90s for sure. Great, great finish. What's funny is I usually cant tell when another wrestler is carrying another wrestler, but this one seems quite clear to me. Hart is clearly telling Smith what to do in every chinlock and Bulldog is blown up pretty bad at points.

Bret vs Shawn at SS '92 was a total borefest for me.

Bret vs Perfect at KOTR '93 is really, really good and I think much better than the Summerslam match. I would say Top 20 of the decade for WWF. 

I conflate the Shawn/Marty series, but one of their matches would probably make a Top 50 matches of the 90s. They are fun sprints.
 

RnRs vs. Bodies was tons of fun and my Boston crowd had no fuckin clue what to make of these four doing a rowboat spot in the middle of a match. I would say Top 30 or 40 of the 90s. Really fun.

 

I have not seen that Bret/Diesel match in forever. I will have to check that one out.

Bret vs Hakushi is a pretty overrated match. Bret by the numbers which is not bad, but I think it would struggle to make a Top 50 for the 90s.

 

Shawn vs Jarrett is friggin' rules. Jarrett is at his Memphis best during the match and Shawn just owns. Top 15 maybe top ten.

Shawn vs Razor II is up there as one of the best matches in WWF history. Everything about it is superb. I would say Top 5 for the decade.

 

Bret vs Lafitte is a really good uptempo Bret match and much better than the Hakushi match. Top 50 match.

 

Wow you are way lower than me on Bret vs Diesel SSeries. One of my all-time favorite subtle heel Bret performances. Bret is the king of the face vs face match and may be his best performance. I say ****1/4 easy and a top 15.
 

Bret vs Davey Boy II rates lower than SSlam. I am pretty sure it has a relatively slow open. Top 25 match.







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