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#1 Grimmas

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 07:45 PM

Parv had this idea on the last AJ Excite Series and I thought it was pretty neat. So, here is a thread to list your 5 and 4 3/4 star matches. You can come back and edit as you discover more.

 

It will be neat to see what people have as bench marks and what trends come out of this.



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 07:56 PM

*****

 

Andre the Giant vs Stan Hansen (NJPW 9/23/81)

MS-1 vs Sangre Chicano (EMLL 9/23/83)

Magnum TA vs Tully Blanchard (I Quit Cage, NWA 11/28/85)

Ric Flair vs Ricky Steamboat (2/3 Falls, NWA 4/2/89)

Ric Flair vs Ricky Steamboat (NWA 5/7/89)

Dangerous Alliance vs Sting's Squandron (War Games, WCW 5/17/92)

Stan Hansen vs Toshiaki Kawada (AJPW 2/28/93)

Akira Hokuto vs Shinobu Kandori (AJW 4/2/93)

Kenta Kobashi vs Stan Hansen (AJPW 7/29/1993)

Bret Hart vs Owen Hart (WWF 3/20/94)

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Toshiaki Kawada (AJPW 6/3/94)

Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (AJPW 6/9/95)

Bret Hart vs Steve Austin (WWF 11/17/96)

Bret Hart vs Steve Austin (Submission, WWF 3/23/97)

Atlantis vs Villano III (Mask vs Mask, CMLL 3/17/00)

CM Punk vs John Cena (WWE 7/17/11)

Brock Lesnar vs John Cena (WWE 4/29/12)

The Shield vs The Wyatt Family (WWE 2/23/14)

Atlantis vs Ultimo Guerrero (CMLL 9/19/14)

 

**** 3/4

 

5 on 5 Gauntlet (NJPW 4/19/84)

Curt Hennig vs Stan Hansen (AWA 5/31/86)

Buddy Rose & Doug Somers vs The Rockers (AWA 8/30/86)

Curt Hennig vs Nick Bockwinkel (AWA 11/21/86)

Ric Flair vs Ricky Steamboat (NWA 2/20/89)

Jumbo Tsuruta vs Mitsuharu Misawa (AJPW 9/1/90)
Aja Kong vs Bull Nakano (Cage, AJW 11/14/90)
Four Horsemen vs Sting's Squandron (War Games, 2/23/91)

Randy Savage vs Ultimate Warrior (WWF 3/24/91)

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

Kenta Kobashi & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi vs Can-Am Express (AJPW 5/25/92)

Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue vs Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi (AJPW 12/31/93)

Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue vs Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi (AJPW 5/21/94)

John Cena vs Umaga (Last Man Standing, WWE 1/28/07)

Dr. Wagner Jr. vs LA Park (TXT 5/11/13)

Daniel Bryan vs John Cena (WWE 8/18/13)

Sasha Banks vs Bayley (NXT 8/22/15)

 

Note: I only started recording star ratings in the fall of 2013 so there is a lot I watched before that that aren't listed until I re-watch them.

 

Note 2: Bolded matches were added last update on October 6, 2015.



#3 tim

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Posted 07 May 2015 - 08:00 PM

*****

Misawa/Kobashi vs. Kawada/Taue, 6/9/95

Misawa/Kawada, 6/94

El Dandy vs. Angel Azteca, 6/90

Misawa/Akiyama vs. Kawada/Taue, RWTL 96

Bryan Danielson vs. Morishima, 8/07

Lawler/Dundee, 6/83

El Dandy vs. Negro Casas, 7/92

El Hijo del Santo vs. Negro Casas, 97

Atlantis vs. Villano III, 2000

Hokuto/Kandori

El Satanico vs. Gran Cochisse

Sangre Chicana vs. MS1

Kiyoshi Tamura vs. Yoshihisa Yamamoto, 99

 

 

This is what I'm sure of right now.  Maybe a few more I'll try to rewatch and see.



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 08:17 PM

Here's some of my ***** Matches 

 

Kenta Kobashi vs. Mitsuharu Misawa  3/1/03

Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. Minoru Suzuki 10/8/12

The Ultimate Warrior vs. Randy Savage 3/24/91

Low vs. Kenta 12/17/05

Samoa Joe vs. AJ Styles 12/11/05

Kenta Kobashi vs. Samoa Joe 10/1/05

Midnight Express vs. Southern Boys 7/7/90

Shinya Hashimoto vs. Nobuhiko Takada 4/29/96

Aja Kong vs. Manami Toyota 11/20/94

Aja Kong vs. Megumi Kudo 12/6/93

John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar 4/29/12

Ultimo Dragon vs. Dean Malenko 12/29/96

Bryan Danielson vs. Shingo 7/24/10

Rey Mysterio vs. Eddie Guerrero 10/26/97

Hurt Angle vs. Chris Benoit 1/19/03

Naoki sano vs. Minoru Suzuki 7?26/91

Bret Hart vs. Steve Austin 3/23/97

Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Genichiro Tenryu 6/5/89

Minoru Suzuki vs. AJ Styles 8/1/14



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Posted 07 May 2015 - 08:40 PM

I don't really keep track of star ratings, though if I had to do it all over again I would. That said, guess-timating from my '80s ballots and Yearbook threads:

 

*****

 

Clive Myers vs. Steve Grey (11/22/75)

Inoki vs. Robinson (12/11/75)

Gwyn Davies vs. Steve Veidor (5/26/76)

Terry Funk vs. Jumbo (6/11/76)

Robinson vs. Baba (7/24/76)

Andre vs. Hansen (9/23/81)

Andre vs. Khan (4/1/82)

Slaughter vs. Sheik (6/16/84)

DiBiase vs. Duggan (cage tuxedo coal miner's glove match, 3/22/85)

Inoki/Fujinami/Kimura/Ueda/Hoshino vs. Maeda/Fujiwara/Kido/Takada/Yamazaki (3/26/86)

Midnight Rockers vs. Rose/Somers (8/30/86)

Bockwinkel vs. Hennig (11/21/86)

Lawler vs. Idol (4/27/87--sort of a **** match with a ***** angle)

Jumbo/Tenryu vs. Choshu/Yatsu (12/16/88)

Flair vs. Steamboat (4/2/89)

Flair vs. Steamboat (5/7/89)

Jumbo vs. Tenryu (6/5/89)

Liger vs. Sano (1/31/90)

El Dandy vs. Angel Azteca (6/1/90)

El Dandy vs. Satanico (12/14/90)

Warrior vs. Savage (3/24/91)

Misawa/Kawada/Kobashi vs. Jumbo/Taue/Fuchi (4/20/91)

Muto vs. Chono (8/11/91)

Liger vs. Samurai (4/30/92)

Toyota/Yamada vs. Ozaki/Kansai (11/26/92)

Hokuto/Kandori vs. Kong/Nakano (3/27/94)

Misawa vs. Kawada (6/3/94)

Misawa/Kobashi vs. Kawada/Taue (6/9/95)

Samurai vs. Otani (1/21/96)

Misawa/Akiyama vs. Kawada/Taue (12/6/96)

Sasuke/Hamada/Delfin/Naniwa/Yakushiji vs. Kaientai D*X (12/16/96)

Misawa vs. Kobashi (1/20/97)

Hart vs. Austin (3/23/97)

Santo vs. Casas (9/19/97)

 

 

****3/4

 

Mil Mascaras vs. Destroyer (7/25/74)

Dory Funk vs. Horst Hoffmann (12/15/75)

Bockwinkel vs. Robinson (12/11/80)

Funks vs. Brody/Snuka (12/13/81)

Flair vs. Kerry Von Erich (8/15/82)

Fujinami vs. Choshu (4/21/83)

Fujinami vs. Choshu (7/7/83)

Gagne/Crusher vs. Blackwell/Adnan (cage match, 3/25/84)

NJPW vs. Ishin Gundan 5-on-5 gauntlet (4/19/84)

Duggan/Rock 'n Rolls vs. Ladd/Midnight Express (6/8/84)

Bockwinkel vs. Martel (8/16/84)

Gordy vs. Khan (11/22/84)

Inoki/Fujinami vs. Adonis/Murdoch (12/7/84)

Lawler vs. Dundee (12/30/85)

Kobayashi vs. Fuchi (4/6/86)

Hennig vs. Hansen (5/31/86)

Fujinami vs. Maeda (6/12/86)

Lawler vs. Dundee (7/14/86)

Choshu vs. Khan (7/31/86)

Steamboat vs. Savage (3/29/87)

Choshu vs. Fujiwara (6/9/87)

Jumbo vs. Tenryu (8/31/87)

Fujinami/Yamada/Koshinaka/Fujiwara/Kimura vs. H. Saito/Kobayashi/SS Machine/M. Saito/Choshu (9/12/88)

Kawada/Fuyuki vs. Kroffat/Furnas (6/5/89)

Liger vs. Sano (7/13/89)

Liger vs. Sano (8/10/89)

Misawa vs. Jumbo (9/1/90)

Kong vs. Nakano (11/14/90)

Cutie Suzuki vs. Scorpion (8/30/91)

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

Kawada/Kikuchi vs. Furnas/Kroffat (2/22/92)

Sting's Squadron vs. Dangerous Alliance (WarGames, 5/17/92)

Misawa/Kawada/Kobashi vs. Jumbo/Taue/Fuchi (5/22/92)

Kobashi/Kikuchi vs. Kroffat/Furnas (5/25/92)

Rude vs. Steamboat (6/20/92)

Kong vs. Nakano (11/26/92)

Hokuto vs. Kandori (4/2/93)

Toyota/Yamada vs. Kansai/Ozaki (4/11/93)

Toyota/Yamada vs. Kansai/Ozaki (12/6/93)

Mascarita Sagrada vs. Espectrito (3/12/94)

Bret vs. Owen (3/20/94)

Kawada vs. Williams (4/16/94)

Misawa/Kobashi vs. Kawada/Taue (5/21/94)

Nakano vs. Kandori (chain match, 7/14/94)

Misawa vs. Williams (7/28/94)

Misawa vs. Taue (4/15/95)

Ozaki vs. Kansai (3/17/95)

Santo/Octagon/Misterio/Parka vs. Psicosis/Fuerza/Panther/Pentagon (6/18/95)

Kong vs. Kansai (8/30/95)

Sasuke/TM4/Shiryu vs. Delfin/Michinoku/Naniwa (3/16/96)

Santo/Atlantis/Dandy/Lizmark vs. Panther/Felino/Wagner Jr./Casas (3/22/96)

Taue vs. Williams (4/20/96)

Misawa/Akiyama vs. Williams/Ace (6/7/96)

Hart vs. Austin (11/17/96)

Austin vs. Dude Love (5/31/98)

Kobashi vs. Kawada (6/12/98)

Misawa vs. Kobashi (10/13/98)



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Posted 08 May 2015 - 04:18 AM

*****
Ric Flair vs Jumbo Tsuruta (6/8/83)
Stan Hansen​ & Ted DiBiase vs Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu (12/12/85)
Curt Hennig vs Nick Bockwinkel (11/21/86)
Ricky Steamboat vs Ric Flair (4/2/89)
Bull Nakano vs Aja Kong (4/25/92)
Akira Hokuto vs Shinobu Kandori (4/2/93)​
Dynamite Kansai & Mayumi Ozaki vs Manami Toyota & Toshiyo Yamada (4/11/93)
Kenta Kobashi vs Stan Hansen (7/29/93)
Bull Nakano & Aja Kong vs Akira Hokuto & Shinobu Kandori (3/27/94)
Dynamite Kansai vs Mayumi Ozaki (3/17/95)
Akira Taue & Toshiaki Kawada vs Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi (6/9/95)
Akira Hokuto vs Manami Toyota (9/2/95)
Bret Hart vs Steve Austin (11/17/96)
Bret Hart vs Steve Austin (3/23/97)
Shawn Michaels vs The Undertaker (10/5/97​)

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Kenta Kobashi (6/11/99)
Mitsuharu Misawa vs Kenta Kobashi (1/3/03)
Kenta Ko​bashi vs Yoshihiro Takayama (4/25/04)
Kurt Angle vs Shawn Michaels (4/3/05)
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Yuji Nagata (4/13/07)
John Cena vs Shawn Michaels (4/23/07)
CM Punk vs John Cena (7/17/11)
CM Punk vs John Cena (8/14/11)
Kazuchika Okada vs Hiroshi Tanahashi (4/7/13)
Kazuchika Okada vs Hiroshi Tanahashi (1/4/15)

****3/4
The Destroyer vs Giant Baba (3/5/69)

Antonio Inoki vs Billy Robinson (12/11/75)

Terry Funk vs Harley Race (7/1/77)

Terry Funk & Dory Funk Jr vs Giant Baba & Jumbo Tsuruta (12/11/80)
Dutch Mantell vs Jerry Lawler (3/29/82)
Sekigun vs Ishingun (4/19/84)
Devil Masami & Jaguar Yokota vs Crush Gals (6/28/84)
Ric Flair vs Barry Windham (2/14/86)
Chigusa Nagayo vs Lioness Asuka (2/26/87)
Espanto Jr vs El Hijo Del Santo (4/10/88)
El Dandy vs Pirata Morgan (9/23/88)
Te​rry Funk vs Ric Flair (11/15/89)
Stan Hansen & Genchiro Tenryu vs Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu (12/6/89)​
Jumbo Tsuruta vs Mitsuharu Misawa (6/8/90)
Midnight Express vs Tracey Smothers & Steve Armstrong (7/7/90)
Jumbo Tsuruta vs Mitsuharu Misawa (9/1/90)
El Dandy vs Satanico (12/14/90)
Dan Kroffat & Doug Furnas vs Kenta Kobashi & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi (5/25/92)
Rick Rude vs Ricky Steamboat (6/20/92)
Bret Hart vs British Bulldog (8/29/92)

​Bret Hart vs Ric Flair (10/12/92)
Dynamite Kansai & Mayumi Ozaki vs Manami Toyota & Toshiyo Yamada (11/26/92)
Sting vs Vader (12/28/92)​
Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada (10/23/93)
Owen Hart vs Bret Hart (3/20/94)
Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi vs Steve Williams & Johnny Ace (4/3/95)​
Dynamite Kansai vs Mayumi Ozaki (7/9/95)
Shawn Michaels vs Razor Ramon (8/27/95)
Dynamite Kansai vs Aja Kong (8/30/95)
Bret Hart vs Shawn Michaels (3/31/96)
Shawn Michaels vs Diesel (4/28/96)
Jun Akiyama & Mitsuharu Misawa vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (12/6/96)
Kenta Kobashi vs Mitsuharu Misawa (1/20/97)
Shinjiro Ohtani vs Jushin Liger (2/9/97)
Toshiaki Kawada vs Mi​tsuharu Misawa (6/6/97)
​Triple H vs Cactus Jack (1/23/00)
Chris Benoit vs Chris Jericho (1/21/01)
Keiji Mutō vs Toshiaki Kawada (4/14/01)
Chris Benoit & Kurt Angle vs Edge & Rey Mysterio (10/20/02)
Chris Benoit vs Triple H vs Shawn Micheals (3/14/04)
CM Punk vs Samoa Joe (10/16/04)
Kensuke Sasaki vs Hiroshi Tanahashi (11/3/04)
Kenta Kobashi vs Samoa Joe (10/1/05)
Samoa Joe vs AJ Styles (12/11/05)
​KENTA vs Bryan Danielson (9/16/06)
​John Cena vs Umaga (1/28/07)
Bryan Danielson vs Takeshi Morishima (8/25/07)
Undertaker vs S​hawn Michaels (4/5/09)
Jun Akiyama vs KENTA (5/17/09)
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Masato Tanaka (8/15/09)
Davey Richards vs Tyler Black (6/19/10)
Kazuchika Okada vs Tetsuya Naito (3/4/12)
Kazuchika Okada vs Hiroshi Tanahashi (6/16/12)

John Cena vs CM Punk (2/25/13)
Kota Ibushi vs Shinsuke Nakamura (8/4/13)
Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Kazuchika Okada (8/10/13)
John Cena vs Daniel Bryan (8/18/13)
Triple H vs Daniel Bryan (4/6/14)
Zack Sabre Jr vs Chris Hero (6/26/15)
Kazuchika Okada vs Hiroshi Tanahashi (1/4/16)



#7 soup23

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 05:21 AM

*****

  1. Misawa vs. Kobashi 1/20/97
  2. Dandy vs. Satanico 12/14/90
  3. Dandy vs. Azteca 6/1/90
  4. Misawa vs. Jumbo 9/1/90
  5. Savage vs. Warrior Mania 7
  6. Samurai vs. Liger 4/92
  7. Kobashi/Kikuchi vs. Furnas/Lafon 5/25/92
  8. Dream Rush 11/26/92 Kansai/Ozaki vs. Toyota/Yamada
  9. Kandori vs. Hokuto DreamSlam I
  10. DreamSlam II Kansai/Ozaki vs. Toyota/Yamada
  11. Misawa/Kobashi vs. Kawada/Taue 12/3/93
  12. Hansen vs. Kobashi 7/93
  13. Misawa/Kobashi vs. Kawada/Taue 5/21/94
  14. Aja/Hokuto vs. Kansai/Hotta 8/24/94
  15. Misawa vs. Kawada 6/3/94
  16. Misawa/Kobashi vs. Kawada/Taue 6/9/95
  17. Taue vs. Misawa 4/95 Carnival Final
  18. Misawa/Akiyama vs. Kawada/Taue 12/6/96
  19. Samurai vs. Otani 1/20/96
  20. Santo vs. Dandy vs. Casas 12/6/96
  21. Casas vs. Dandy 7/3/92
  22. Rage in the Cage
  23. Austin vs. Hart WM 13
  24. Casas vs. Santo 9/97
  25. Toshie Uematsu vs. Yoshiko Tamura GAEA 7/1997
  26. Kiyoshi Tamura vs. Tsuyoshi Kohsaka 6/27/98
  27. Misawa vs. Kobashi 10/31/98
  28. New Japan Guantlet 1984
  29. New Japan Elimination Match 3/86
  30. Lawler vs. Dundee 6/6/1983
  31. Hennig vs. Bockwinkel 1 hour draw 1986
  32. Jumbo vs. Tenryu 6/5/89
  33. Genichiro Tenryu & Toshiaki Kawada vs. Stan Hansen & Terry Gordy (12/16/88)
  34. Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenryu vs. Riki Choshu Yoshiaki Yatsu (1/28/86)
  35. Flair vs. Steamboat Clash 6
  36. Flair vs. Steamboat WrestleWar 89
  37. Flair vs. Garvin 9/87 Garvin Title Win
  38. Magnum vs. Tully Starrcade 1985
  39. Chicana vs. MS-1 1983
  40. Chicana vs. Perro 1986
  41. Brock vs. Cena Extreme Rules 2012
  42. Boot Camp Slaughter vs. Sheik 1984
  43. Umaga vs. Cena Rumble 2007
  44. Kobashi vs. Misawa 3/1/03
  45. Joe vs. Punk II 10/16/04
  46. Villano III vs. Atlantis 3/17/00
  47. Panther vs. Casas 3/1/12
  48. WarGames 1992
  49. Flair vs. Funk GAB 89
  50. Kawada vs. Kobashi 6/12/98


#8 Badlittlekitten

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 07:30 AM

Not much of a ratings giver but these are the ones I'm certain of

*****

Jerry Lawler vs. Terry Funk (No DQ) (Memphis 3/23/81)
Terry Funk vs. Stan Hansen (All Japan 4/14/83)
Magnum TA vs Tully Blanchard (NWA Cage 11/28/85 )
Chigusa Nagayo vs Dump Matsumoto (Hair vs Hair) ( AJW 8/28/85)
Ric Flair vs Ricky Steamboat (NWA 02/20/89)
The Midnight Express Vs. The Rock N' Roll Express (NWA Wrestlewar- 2/25/90)
Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada & Kenta Kobashi vs Jumbo Tsuruta, Akira Taue & Masa Fuchi (AJPW 04/20/91)
Sting, Ricky Steamboat, Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes & Nikita Koloff vs Rick Rude, Steve Austin, Arn Anderson, Bobby Eaton & Larry Zbyszko (WCW Wrestle War 05/17/92)
Manami Toyota & Toshiyo Yamada vs. Mayumi Ozaki & Dynamite Kansai (AJW 11/26/92)
Akira Hokuto vs Shinobu Kandori (AJW Dreamslam I 04/02/93)
Aja Kong & Bull Nakano vs Akira Hokuto & Shinobu Kandori (AJW Queendom 03/27/94)
Ryback and Team Hell No vs. The Shield, WWE 12/16

****3/4
Billy Robinson vs. Nick Bockwinkel (AJ 12/11/80)
Buddy Rose/Ed Wiskowski vs Roddy Piper/Rick Martel (PNW 8/2/80)
Jerry Lawler vs. Bill Dundee (Loser Leaves Town) (Memphis 6/6/83)
Fabulous Ones vs. The Moondogs (Memphis 1/9/84)
Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Kerry Von Erich (All Japan 2/3 Falls)
Lioness Asuka vs. Chigusa Nagayo (AJW 04-07/85)
Midnight Express vs Randy Rose & Dennis Condrey (NWA 12/26/88 Starrcade)
Giant Baba & Rusher Kimura vs. Genichiro Tenryu & Stan Hansen (11/29/89)
Midnight Express Vs The Southern Boys(NWA 10/27/90)
Aja Kong & Bison Kimura vs Bull Nakano & Grizzly Iwamoto (AJW 08/19/90)
Aja Kong vs Bull Nakano (AJW Wrestlemarinepiad 11/14/90, Cage Match)
Randy Savage Vs. The Ultimate Warrior (WWF Retirement match - 3/24/91)
Royal Rumble Match WWF 92
Rick Rude vs Ricky Steamboat (WCW SuperBrawl II 02/29/92)
Vader vs Sting (WCW Great American bash)
Stan Hansen vs Kenta Kobashi (AJPW 07/29/93)
Akira Hokuto & Aja Kong vs Dynamite Kansai & Yumiko Hotta, Elimination match AJW 08/24/94
Mitsuharu Misawa vs Akira Taue (AJPW Championship Carnival 04/15/95)
Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (AJPW 06/09/95)
Great Sasuke & Gran Hamada & Super Delphin & Gran Naniwa & Masato Yakushiji vs Dick Togo & Mens Teoh & Taka Michinoku & Shiryu & Shoichi Funaki (Michinoku Pro 12/16/96)
Bret Hart v Steve Austin (WWF, 03/23)
John Cena Vs. Umaga (WWE Last man Standing - 1/28/07)
CM Punk vs. John Cena, WWE 7/17
Jack Gallagher vs Mikey Whiplash (SWA 11/24)
Dean Allmark/James Mason vs. Rampage Brown/Robbie Dynamite ASW 2/22/13
The Shield vs. Wyatts - Raw - 3/3/14
The Shield vs. The Wyatts (Elimination Chamber) 2/23/14

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Posted 08 May 2015 - 10:53 AM

Not much of a ratings giver but these are the ones I'm certain of

*****


Ryback and Team Hell No vs. The Shield, WWE 12/16
 

 

You can be on my team, any day, brutha!



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Posted 08 May 2015 - 02:39 PM

*****

1. All Japan Pro Wrestling: Summer Action Series ’76 (07-24-1976) Billy Robinson vs. Giant Baba

2. National Wrestling Alliance: Starrcade ’85 (11-28-1985) Magnum TA vs. Tully Blanchard

3. All-Japan Women’s Pro Wrestling: Nippon Budokan (08-22-1985) Jaguar Yokota vs. Lioness Asuka

4. National Wrestling Alliance: Chi-Town Rumble (02-20-1989) Ricky Steamboat vs. Ric Flair

5. Empresa Mexicana de la Lucha Libre: Super Viernes (06-01-1990) El Dandy vs. Ángel Azteca

6. World Championship Wrestling: WrestleWar ’92 (05-17-1992) Dangerous Alliance (Arn Anderson, Beautiful Bobby, Larry Zbyszko, Rick Rude, & Steve         Austin) vs. Sting’s Squadron (Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, Nikita Koloff, Ricky Steamboat, & Sting)

7. World Wrestling Federation: WrestleMania 13 (03-23-1997) Steve Austin vs. Bret Hart

8. World Wrestling Entertainment: Royal Rumble ’03 (01-19-2003) Chris Benoit vs. Kurt Angle

9. All Pro Wrestling: Gym Wars (01-05-2013) Oliver John vs. Timothy Thatcher

 

****3/4

1. New Japan Pro Wrestling: Bloody Fight Series ’81 – Day 29 (09-23-1981) Stan Hansen vs. Andre the Giant

2. All Japan Pro Wrestling: Real World Tag League ’88 – Day 22 (12-16-1988) Revolution (Toshiaki Kawada & Genichiro Tenryu) vs. Terry Gordy & Stan         Hansen

3. National Wrestling Alliance: WrestleWar ’89 (05-07-1989) Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat

4. New Japan Pro Wrestling: Super Fight in Tokyo Dome (02-10-1990) Stan Hansen vs. Big Van Vader

 

5. Empresa Mexicana de la Lucha Libre: Super Viernes (03-23-1990) Jerry Estrada vs. El Satánico

6. World Wrestling Federation: WrestleMania VII (03-24-1991) Randy Savage vs. Ultimate Warrior

7. All Japan Pro Wrestling: Summer Action Series II ’91 – Day 17 (09-04-1991) Kenta Kobashi vs. Stan Hansen

8. All Japan Pro Wrestling: Fan Appreciation Day (04-20-1991) Kenta Kobashi, Toshiaki Kawada, & Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Akira Taue, Masanobu Fuchi, &       Jumbo Tsuruta

9. World Championship Wrestling: WrestleWar ’91 (02-24-1991) Sid Vicious, Barry Windham, Larry Zbyszko, & Ric Flair vs. Flyin’ Brian, Sting, & Steiner       Brothers (Rick & Scott Steiner)

10. World Wrestling Federation: Royal Rumble ’92 (01-19-1992) Royal Rumble Match

11. All Japan Pro Wrestling: Excite Series ’93 – Day 7 (02-28-1993) Toshiaki Kawada vs. Stan Hansen

12. World Wrestling Federation: WrestleMania X (03-20-1994) Owen Hart vs. Bret Hart

 

13. Union of Wrestling Forces International: The Kings Road (10-08-1994) Kazuo Yamazaki & Gary Albright vs. John Tenta & Super Vader

14. World Championship Wrestling: Halloween Havoc ’97 (10-26-1997) Rey Misterio Jr. vs. Eddie Guerrero

15. World Wrestling Federation: Royal Rumble ’00 (01-23-2000) Cactus Jack vs. Triple H

16. World Wrestling Federation: Unforgiven ’01 (09-23-2001) Kurt Angle vs. Steve Austin

17. Pro Wrestling Bushido: La Jaimica (10-16-2011) Timothy Thatcher vs. Fit Finlay

18. Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre: Domingos Arena Mexico (10-06-2013) Guerrero Maya Jr. vs. Virus

19, NXT: #43 (03-21-2013) Kassius Ohno vs. William Regal

20. World Wrestling Network: Mercury Rising ’15 (03-28-2015) Timothy Thatcher vs. Chris Hero



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Posted 08 May 2015 - 04:51 PM

I don't really assign star ratings but the matches that, to me, are obvious classics are as follows:

 

Gilbert Cesca vs Billy Cantanzarro 1960s?

Jim Breaks vs Adrian Street 2/12/1972

Gypsy Joe vs Mighty Inoue 4/27/1977

Jerry Lawler vs Terry Funk (Empty Arena Match) 4/6/1981

Andre the Giant vs Stan Hansen 9/23/1981

Jerry Lawler vs Dutch Mantell (Barbed Wire Match) 3/29/1982

Tatsumi Fujinami vs Riki Choshu 4/21/1983

Nick Bockwinkel vs Wahoo MCDaniel (No DQ) 8/28/1983

MS-1 vs Sangre Chicana (Hair vs Hair) 9/23/1983

Mocho Cota vs Americo Rocca 1/27/1984

Cadetes del Espacio vs Exoticos 2/24/1984

NJPW vs Choshu and his pals (Gauntlet Match) 4/19/1984

Gran Cochisse vs Satanico 9/14/1984

Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs Super Tiger 12/5/1984

Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs Super Tiger 9/11/1985

Jim Duggan vs Buzz Sawyer 11/11/1985

Jerry Lawler vs Bill Dundee (Loser Leaves Town) 12/30/1985

Akira Maeda vs Yoshiaki Fujiwara 1/10/1986

Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenryu vs Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu 1/28/1986

Akira Maeda vs Yoshiaki Fujiwara 2/5/1986

Antonio Inoki vs Yoshiaki Fujiwra 2/6/1986

Perro Aguayo vs Sangre Chicana (Hair vs Hair) 2/28/1986

NJPW vs UWF (Elimination match) 3/26/1986

La Fiera vs Babe Face (Hair vs Hair) 8/15/1986

Hijo del Santo vs Espanto Jr (Mask vs Mask) 8/31/1986

Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs Riki Choshu 6/9/1987

Bucaneros vs Atlantis, Angel Azteca & Ringo Mendoza 3/1988

Genichiro Tenryu & Toshiaki Kawada vs Stan Hansen & Terry Gordy 12/16/1988

Sangre Chicana vs Satanico 5/26/1989

Jumbo Tsuruta vs Genichiro Tenry 6/5/1989

Emilio Charles Jr, Fabuloso Blondy & Pirata Morgan vs El Dandy, Atlantis & El Faraon 7/21/1989

Ric Flair vs Terry Funk 7/23/1989

Yoshiaki Fujiwara vs Kazuo Yamazaki 7/24/1989

Masakatsu Funaki vs Tatsuo Nakano 7/24/1989

Akira Maeda vs Yoshiaki Fujiwara 8/13/1989

Super Astro, Atlantis & El Faraon vs Fuerza Guerrera, Blue Panther & Emilio Charles Jr 8/18/1989

Los Brazos vs Los Bucaneros (Super Libre) 11/10/1989

Angel Azteca vs El Dandy 6/1/1990

Akira Maeda vs Masakatsu Funaki 10/25/1990

Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada & Kenta Kobashi vs Jumbo Tsuruta, Akira Taue & Masa Fuchi 4/20/1991

Wayne Shamrock vs Naoki Sano 5/19/1991

Blue Panther vs Atlantis 8/9/1991

Los Brazos vs Los Infernales 11/22/1991

Trio Fantasia vs Los Thundercats (Masks vs Masks) 12/8/1991

Hijo Del Santo vs Espanto Jr 5/14/1992

Ricky Steamboat vs Rick Rude 6/20/1992

El Dandy vs Negro Casas 7/5/1992

Vader vs Sting (Strap Match) 2/21/1993

Genichiro Tenryu vs Shinya Hashimoto 8/8/1993

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Toshiaki Kawada 6/3/1994

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Akira Taue 4/15/1995

Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue 6/9/1995

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Toshiaki Kawada 7/24/1995

Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue 12/6/1996

Hijo Del Santo vs El Dandy vs Negro Casas (Mask vs Hair vs Hair) 12/6/1996

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Kenta Kobashi 1/20/1997

Volk Han vs Kiyoshi Tamura 1/22/1997

Hijo Del Santo vs Negro Casas (Hair vs Mask) 9/19/1997

Bracito de Oro, Cicloncito Hernandez & Mascarita Magica vs Damiancito El Guerrero, El Fierito & Pierrothito 10/3/1997

Kiyoshi Tamura vs Tsuyoshi Kohsaka 6/27/1998

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Jun Akiyama 2/27/2000

Atlantis vs Villano III (Mask vs Mask) 3/17/2000

Kenta Kobashi vs Tamon Honda 4/13/2003

Kenta Kobashi vs Yoshinari Ogawa 11/1/2003

Kiyoshi Tamura vs Tsuyoshi Kohsaka 2/4/2004

Eddie Guerrero vs JBL 5/16/2004

Kiyoshi Tamura vs Hiroyuki Ito 8/18/2004

Misioneros De La Muerte vs Cadetes del Espacio 2/10/2005

Necro Butcher vs Samoa Joe 6/11/2005

Tatsumi Fujinami vs Osamu Nishimura 9/25/2006

Yuki Ishikawa vs Carl Greco 6/9/2008

Yuki Ishikawa, Alexander Otsuka & Munenori Sawa vs Daisuke Ikeda, Katsumi Usuda & Super Tiger II (Elimination Match) 7/26/2008

Makotot Hashi & Kengo Mashimo vs Daisuke Ikeda & Takahiro Oba 10/24/2010

Virus vs Guerrero Maya Jr 6/7/2011

John Cena vs Brock Lesnar 4/29/2012



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I've only been rating matches since getting the Network last year, so, this is definitely not a very accurate picture of everything I've seen (and also one that, like anyone's list, is purely subjective), but here goes, straight from my database:

 

 

*****

The Rock vs. Steve Austin (WrestleMania XIX)

War Games Match (WrestleWar 92)

Sting vs. Vader (Starrcade 92)

The Dudleys vs. Edge & Christian vs. The Hardy Boys (WrestleMania XVII)

The Rock vs. Steve Austin (WrestleMania XVII)

 

 

****1/2 (I don't do quarter stars in my database)

Brock Lesnar vs. Kurt Angle (WrestleMania XIX)

Ambrose, Rollins, and Reigns vs. Triple H, Orton, and Batista (Extreme Rules 2014)

Vader vs. Koloff (H. Havoc 92)

Vader vs. Sting  (Gr. Amer. Bash 92)

Ricky Steamboat vs. Rick Rude (SuperBrawl II)

Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat (Spring Stampede 94’)

Dustin Rhodes vs. Bunkhouse Buck (Spring Stampede 94’)

Cactus Jack & Maxx Payne vs. The Nasty Boys (Spring Stampede 94’)

Cactus Jack & Kevin Sullivan vs. The Nasty Boys (Slamboree 94’)

Austin vs. Steamboat (Bash at the Beach 94’)

Triple H vs. Austin (No Way Out 2001) (3 Stages of Hell)

Triple H vs. Undertaker (WrestleMania XVII)

Sting vs. Vader (Fall Brawl 94’)

Cena vs. Lesnar vs. Rollins (Royal Rumble 2015)

Cena vs. Daniel Bryan (SummerSlam 2013)

Shawn Michaels vs. Chris Jericho (WrestleMania XIX)

 

 

My biggest takeaway is that Spring Stampede 94' owned. 



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Contenders for Greatest Match of All Time (*****):


WWF Intercontinental Champion Tito Santana vs Greg "The Hammer" Valentine - MSG 6/16/84


Sgt Slaughter vs Iron Sheik - WWF, MSG 6/16/84
 

Ted DiBiase vs. Hacksaw Duggan (No DQ, Loser Leaves Town, Coal Miner's Glove on a Poll, Tuxedo, Cage match) - Mid-South 3/22/85

Hacksaw Duggan vs. Buzz Sawyer - Mid-South 11/11/85 

 

Blood in the Sand: AWA World Tag Team Champions Buddy Rose & Doug Somers vs Midnight Rockers - AWA 8/30/86
 

Mitsuharu Misawa vs Jun Akiyama - AJPW Budokan 02/27/00

All Japan Triple Crown Champion Kenta Kobashi vs Yoshihiro Takayama - AJPW 05/26/00

Toshiaki Kawada & Masa Fuchi vs Yuji Nagata & Takashi Iizuka - NJPW PPV 12/14/00


All Japan Triple Crown Champion Genichiro Tenryu vs Keiji Mutoh - Budokan 6/8/01


GHC Heavyweight Champion Mitsuharu Misawa vs Kenta Kobashi - Budokan 03/01/03

GHC Heavyweight Champion Kenta Kobashi vs Yoshinari Ogawa – Budokan 11/01/03 


GHC Heavyweight Champion Kenta Kobashi vs Yoshihiro Takayama - Budokan 04/25/04

 

WWE Champion John Cena vs Umaga - WWE Royal Rumble 2007 Last Man Standing


The Shield vs. Ryback & Team Hell No - WWE TLC 2012 TLC Match


Daniel Bryan vs Triple H w/Stephanie McMahon - Wrestlemania XXX 

NJPW Intercontinental Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Shinsuke Nakamura - NJPW 4/6/14

 

Perpetual Bridesmaids (****3/4):

NWA World Heavyweight Champion Terry Funk vs Jumbo Tsuruta 6/11/76 Two out of Three Falls

 

Randy "Macho Man" Savage vs Ronnie Garvin - ICW 1982/1983 Steel Cage Match

NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair vs Kerry Von Erich - World Class Star Wars 8/15/82

 

World Six-Man Tag Team Champions Fabulous Freebirds vs Von Erich Brothers - WCCW 7/4/83

Kerry Von Erich vs Michael Hayes - WCCW 11/24/83 Steel Cage, Loser Leaves Town Match

 

The Sheiks (Sheik Ayatollah Blackwell & Sheik Adnan Al-Kassie) vs Greg Gagne & Da Crusher - AWA 3/25/84 Steel Cage Match

AWA World Heavyweight Champion Rick Martel vs Nick Bockwinkel - AWA Winnipeg 9/20/84

 

Mid-South North American Champion Dick Murdoch vs Butch Reed - Mid-South 9/22/85 
Mid-South North American Champion Dick Murdoch vs Butch Reed - Mid-South 10/14/85
 
Jerry "The King" Lawler vs Bam Bam Bigelow - Memphis 9/7/86 Texas Death Match
Brawl in St. Paul: AWA World Tag Team Champions Buddy Rose & Doug Somers vs Midnight Rockers - St. Paul 12/25/86 Steel Cage Match
 
WWF Intercontinental Champion Randy Savage vs Ricky Steamboat - WWF, Toronto 2/15/87
 
WWF Intercontinental Champion Randy Savage vs Ricky Steamboat - Wrestlemania III
 
Jerry "The King" Lawler vs Austin Idol - Memphis 4/27/87 Steel Cage Hair vs Hair Match


WCW World Heavyweight Champion Sting vs Vader - Great American Bash 1992


Sting vs Vader - Starrcade 1992


WCW World Heavyweight Champion Vader vs Sting - SuperBrawl III


WCW World Crusierweight Champion Eddy Guerrero vs Rey Mysterio Jr. 

Halloween Havoc 1997


IWGP Champion Kensuke Sasaki vs Toshiaki Kawada - 10/00 Tokyo Dome Non-Title


Mitsuharu Misawa vs Yoshihiro Takayama - Vacant GHC Title 04/15/01


GHC Tag Team Champions Misawa & Ogawa vs KENTAFuji  Budokan 04/25/04

World Heavyweight Champion Chris Benoit vs Shawn Micahaels - RAW 5/3/04


Kenta Kobashi & Akira Taue vs Genichiro Tenryu & Jun Akiyama - Budokan 9/18/05


IWGP Heavyweight Champion Hiroshi Tanahashi vs Yuji Nagata- NJPW 4/13/07


Ishikawa, Otsuka, Sawa vs Ikeda, Super Tiger II, Usuda - BattlArts 7/26/08 


Yuki Ishikawa & Muneori Sawa vs Super Tiger II & Manabu Hara - BattlArts 11/16/08


The Shield vs Wyatt Family - WWE Elimination Chamber 2014 

IWGP Heavyweight Champion AJ Styles vs Minoru Suzuki - G-1 Climax Day 7



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Posted 22 May 2015 - 08:49 PM

All work-in-progress. Request to have this thread stickied.

JCP / NWA

*****
Magnum TA vs. Tully Blanchard (11/28/85)
Ric Flair vs. Barry Windham (2/14/86)
Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat (2/20/89
Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat (4/2/89)
Ric Flair vs. Terry Funk (7/23/89)

****3/4

Ric Flair vs. Kerry Von Erich (8/15/82)
Ric Flair vs. Kerry Von Erich (12/25/82)
Slaughter and Kernodle vs. Steamboat and Youngblood (3/12/83)
Ron Garvin vs. Ric Flair (12/28/85)
Ric Flair vs. Ricky Morton (07/05/86)
Anderson, Flair, Blanchard, Luger and Dillon vs. Nikita Koloff, Dusty Rhodes, The Road Warriors and Paul Ellering (7/4/87)
Ron Garvin vs. Ric Flair (9/26/87)
Lex Luger and Barry Windham vs. Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard (3/27/88)
Ric Flair, Arn Anderson & Tully Blanchard vs Lex Luger, Barry Windham & Sting (04/03/88)
Ric Flair vs. Ricky Steamboat (5/7/89)
Ric Flair vs. Terry Funk (11/15/89)

WCW

*****
Sting, Brian Pillman, Rick Steiner & Scott Steiner vs. Ric Flair, Larry Zbyszko, Barry Windham & Sid Vicious (2/24/91)
Sting, Barry Windham, Dustin Rhodes, Ricky Steamboat & Nikita Koloff vs. Rick Rude, Steve Austin, Arn Anderson, Bobby Eaton & Larry Zbyszko (5/17/92)
Ricky Steamboat vs. Rick Rude (6/20/92)

****3/4
Ric Flair vs. Lex Luger (2/25/90)
Arn Anderson and Larry Zbysko vs. Ricky Steamboat and Dustin Rhodes (11/19/91)
Ricky Steamboat vs. Rick Rude (2/29/92)
Arn Anderson vs. Barry Windham (6/6/92)
Sting vs. Vader (12/28/92)
Sting vs. Vader (2/21/93)

WWF

*****
Sgt. Slaughter vs. Pat Patterson (5/4/81)
Sgt. Slaughter vs. Iron Sheik (6/1/84)
Bret Hart vs. Owen Hart (3/20/94)
Bret Hart vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin (3/23/97)
John Cena vs. Justin Bradshaw Layfield (5/22/05)
John Cena vs. Umaga (01/28/07)
John Cena vs Brock Lesnar (4/29/12)
Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar (3/29/15)

****3/4
Bob Backlund vs. Ken Patera (5/19/80)
Bob Backlund vs. Greg Valentine (11/23/81)
Ricky Steamboat vs. Randy Savage (3/29/87)
Brock Lesnar vs. The Undertaker (10/20/02)
Randy Orton vs. Mick Foley (4/18/04)
Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns vs. Dean Ambrose (2/21/16)

Mid-South

*****
Hacksaw Jim Duggan vs. Ted DiBiase (3/22/85)
Terry Taylor vs. Ric Flair (6/1/85)
Ted DiBiase vs. Ric Flair (11/6/85)

****3/4
Cowboy Bill Watts & Stagger Lee vs. The Midnight Express (4/22/84)
Magnum T.A. vs. Ted DiBiase (5/27/84)
Terry Taylor vs. Ric Flair (6/1/85)

AWA

*****
Nick Bockwinkel vs. Curt Hennig (11/21/86)

****3/4
Nick Bockwinkel vs. Wahoo McDaniel (8/28/83)
Nick Bockwinkel vs. Rick Martel (9/20/84)
King Tonga, Masked Superstar, and Sheik Adnan Kaissey vs. Crusher Blackwell and Sgt. Slaughter (4/21/85)
Buddy Rose & Doug Somers vs. Midnight Rockers (8/30/86)
Buddy Rose & Doug Somers vs. Midnight Rockers (1/17/87)
Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Rick Martel (9/29/85)
Stan Hansen vs. Leon White (3/13/86)
Nick Bockwinkel vs. Curt Hennig (12/25/86)

Memphis

*****

****3/4

Jerry Lawler vs. Bill Dundee (No DQ, Loser Leaves Town) (12/30/85)
Jerry Lawler vs. Bill Dundee (No DQ, Loser Leaves Town) (7/14/86)

All Japan

*****
Jack Brisco vs. Giant Baba (12/05/74)
Billy Robinson vs. Giant Baba (7/24/76)
Billy Robinson vs. Jumbo Tsuruta (3/5/77)
Billy Robinson vs. Jumbo Tsuruta (3/23/77)
Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr vs. The Sheik and Abdullah the Butcher (9/19/78)
Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Ric Flair (6/8/83)
Terry Funk and Dory Funk Jr vs. Stan Hansen & Terry Gordy (8/31/83)
Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenryu vs. Riki Choshu Yoshiaki Yatsu (1/28/86)
Jumbo Tsuruta & Genichiro Tenryu vs. Riki Choshu & Yoshiaki Yatsu (2/5/87)
Genichiro Tenryu & Toshiaki Kawada vs. Stan Hansen & Terry Gordy (12/16/88)
Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Genichiro Tenryu (6/5/89)
Jumbo Tsuruta & Yoshiaki Yatsu vs. Genichiro Tenryu & Stan Hansen (12/6/89)
Mitsuharu Misawa vs Jumbo Tsuruta (09/01/90)
Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada & Kenta Kobashi vs Jumbo Tsuruta, Akira Taue & Masa Fuchi (04/20/91)
Stan Hansen vs Toshiaki Kawada (02/28/93)
Akira Taue & Toshiaki Kawada vs Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi (12/3/93)
Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (05/21/94)
Mitsuharu Misawa vs Toshiaki Kawada (06/03/94)
Mitsuharu Misawa vs Akira Taue (04/15/95)
Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (06/09/95)
Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (12/06/96)
Mitsuharu Misawa vs Kenta Kobashi (01/20/97)
Kenta Kobashi vs. Jun Akiyama (07/24/98)


****3/4
Dory Funk Jr. and Terry Funk vs. Giant Baba and Jumbo Tsuruta (03/13/75)
Terry & Dory Funk Jr. vs. The Sheik & Abdullah the Butcher (7/15/79)
Billy Robinson vs. Nick Bockwinkel (12/11/80)
Terry Funk vs. Stan Hansen (4/14/83)
Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Kerry Von Erich (2/3 Falls) (5/22/84)
Jumbo Tsuruta vs. Genichiro Tenryu (10/28/88)
Jumbo Tsuruta & Kenta Kobashi vs. Genichiro Tenryu & Stan Hansen (7/15/89)
Giant Baba & Rusher Kimura vs. Genichiro Tenryu & Stan Hansen (11/29/89)
Mitsuharu Misawa vs Jumbo Tsuruta (06/08/90)
Mitsuharu Misawa & Toshiaki Kawada vs Jumbo Tsuruta & Akira Taue (09/30/90)
Mitsuharu Misawa, Toshiaki Kawada & Kenta Kobashi vs Jumbo Tsuruta, Akira Taue & Masa Fuchi (05/22/92)
Kenta Kobashi & Tsuyoshi Kikuchi vs Doug Furnas & Dan Kroffat (05/25/92)
Mitsuharu Misawa vs Toshiaki Kawada vs Kenta Kobashi & Giant Baba (11/27/92)
Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (06/01/93)
Stan Hansen vs Kenta Kobashi (7/29/93)
Steve Williams vs Toshiaki Kawada (04/16/94)
Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue (11/29/96)
Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada (06/12/98)

NOAH

*****

Kenta Kobashi vs. Jun Akiyama (6/8/00)

****4/3

New Japan

*****
Billy Robinson vs. Antonio Inoki (11/12/75)
5-on-5 Gauntlet (4/19/84)
The Great Muta vs. Hiroshi Hase (12/14/92)
Hiroshi Hase vs. Masa Chono (8/6/93)
Hirooki Goto vs. Katsuyori Shibata (1/4/17)

****3/4
Antonio Inoki vs. Stan Hansen (5/9/80)
Andre the Giant vs. Stan Hansen (9/23/81)
Tiger Mask vs. Kuniaki Kobayashi (1/6/83)
Hiroshi Hase and Kensuke Sasaki vs. Shiro Koshinaka and Takayuki Iizuka (12/13/90)
Shinya Hashimoto vs. Riki Choshu (8/2/96)
Jushin Liger vs. Shinjiro Ohtani (2/9/97)

WWC (Puerto Rico)
*****

****3/4
Stan Hansen vs. Carlos Colon (1/6/87)

Lucha

*****
MS-1 vs. Sangre Chicana (9/23/83)
El Dandy vs. Negro Casas (7/3/92)

****3/4
Atlantis & El Hijo del Santo vs. Fuerza Guerrera & Lobo Rubio (11/25/83)
Mocho Cota vs. Americo Rocca (1/27/84)
El Faraon, Herodes & Mocho Cota vs. Lizmark, Ringo Mendoza & Tony Salazar (2/24/84)
Negro Casas vs. Mocho Cota (9/23/94)
Negro Casas vs. El Hijo del Santo (9/19/97)

World of Sport

*****

****3/4
Jim Breaks vs. Johnny Saint (3/14/73)
Jim Breaks vs. Johnny Saint (5/5/73)
Jim Breaks vs. Vic Faulkner (7/5/77)

Dragon Gate

*****

****3/4

Masaaki Mochizuki vs. Akira Tozawa (10/13/11)

Indie

*****
Chris Hero and Tommy End vs. Sami Callihan and Zack Sabre Jr (1/22/16)

****3/4
Low Ki vs. American Dragon (03/30/02)
Bryan Danielson vs. Nigel McGuinness (6/23/07)

All Japan Women

*****
Manami Toyota and Toshiyo Yamada vs Mayumi Ozaki and Dynamite Kansai (AJW 11/26/92)

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 09:47 PM

Personally, I find the notion that matches can be ranked to a quarter-star degree of precision rather questionable. But I recently whittled my 50 favorite matches down to a top 20, and if pressed, I would rank them thusly:

 

*****

Jerry Lawler vs. Bill Dundee (6/6/83)

Sangre Chicana vs. MS-1 (9/23/83)

Stan Hansen vs. Toshiaki Kawada (2/28/93)

Akira Hokuto vs. Shinobu Kandori (4/2/93)

Stan Hansen vs. Kenta Kobashi (7/29/93)

Misawa/Kobashi vs. Kawada/Taue (12/3/93)

Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Toshiaki Kawada (6/3/94)

Kawada/Taue vs. Misawa/Kobashi (6/9/95)

Bret Hart vs. Steve Austin (11/17/96)

Mitsuharu Misawa vs. Kenta Kobashi (1/20/97)

 

****3/4

Jumbo/Tenryu vs. Choshu/Yatsu (1/28/86)

Midnight Rockers vs. Rose/Somers (8/30/86)

Hansen/Gordy vs. Tenryu/Kawada (12/16/88)

Ric Flair vs. Terry Funk (7/23/89)

Hansen/Tenryu vs. Jumbo/Yatsu (12/6/89)

Jumbo/Fuchi/Taue vs. Misawa/Kawada/Kobashi (10/19/90)

Vader vs. Sting (7/12/92)

Sting vs. Vader (12/28/92)

Bret Hart vs. Steve Austin (3/23/97)

Eddy Guerrero vs. Brock Lesnar (2/15/04)



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Posted 23 May 2015 - 01:19 PM

Seconding the request that this thread be pinned.  Great reference.



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Posted 23 May 2015 - 07:19 PM

Parv, for a guy that doesn't follow the current product I'm pretty surprised to see you give Reigns/Lesnar the full 5. Care to shed some light on that? Not challenging, just would like to see an opinion of it from someone that doesn't currently watch. Also have you seen the Rumble triple threat?

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Posted 23 May 2015 - 07:27 PM

I didn't like the Cena vs. Rollins portion of the Triple Threat, I thought it fell into finisher spam and false-finish typical WWE Main Event style boringness, which prevented that match from being truly great. With Lesnar vs. Reigns, it was properly visceral, brutality on a level I can't recall ever seeing in WWF/E and actually in wrestling period. I thought that match was really something.

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 10:54 AM

I didn't like the Cena vs. Rollins portion of the Triple Threat, I thought it fell into finisher spam and false-finish typical WWE Main Event style boringness, which prevented that match from being truly great. With Lesnar vs. Reigns, it was properly visceral, brutality on a level I can't recall ever seeing in WWF/E and actually in wrestling period. I thought that match was really something.


I agree wholeheartedly on your assessment of the match but the ending really soured it for me. It's still the best WWE match of the year by a considerable distance, save for Banks/Lynch, but there's no way I can award 5* to a match with such an absurd ending. That didn't detract from the match for you?

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Posted 24 May 2015 - 12:26 PM

Nobody has the first Wargames as a 5-star match? C'mon people.






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