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This Week in 90's Wrestling: January 11th-17th

From Place to be Nation comes a feature that lists all of the top angles, interviews, and matches that took place this week in the world of 90's wrestling from WWF, WCW, ECW, Memphis, USWA, All-Japan, Mexico, and more. Did I mention WCW? Anyway, highlights include:

Ric Flair & Mr. Perfect on the Funeral Parlor
Bret Hart & Owen Hart vs. Steiner Brothers
Kevin Nash vs. Giant, in his last match before signing with the WWF
Shawn Michaels Superkicking Marty Jannetty through the Barber Shop window
Doug Gilbert attacking Jerry Lawler
Raven making his ECW debut


Click on the link below to read the articles and the tap at the bottom of the page breaks it down by the date. There are a lot of incredible matches, angles, and interviews to go along with the WCW material. Give it a read and watch and lets get some decent discussion going on in this thread.

http://placetobenation.com/this-week-in-90s-wrestling-january-11th-17th/7/

Comments

  1. "Shawn superkicking Marty through the Barber Shop window" has to be the most commonly shared false memory in all of wrestling. For years before there was an internet to view these things on, that was the visual stuck in my head.

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  2. He just picks him and throws him.

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  3. Correcting your correction: Jannetty tried to dive through the window to escape.

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  4. The Rockers breakup was huge for me as a kid. It was my first experience of such a

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  5. You see one without the other just doesn't work. OH I KNEW HE WAS GONNA DO THAT! He doesn't need Jannetty!

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  6. I love All-Japan Women's matches of the 90's.

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  7. Extant1979 - Mr. Cable AccessJanuary 13, 2015 at 1:38 PM

    I swear I read about that happening in WWF Magazine before I saw it on TV.

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  8. Right, but it's really common to hear it described the way it is in this post.

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  9. TUGboat... is DEEEAD!

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  10. "JIMMY HART GOT TO THE TUGBOAT...JIMMY HART GOT TO THE TUGBOAT!"

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  11. Fat, Ugly Inner-City SweathogJanuary 13, 2015 at 3:15 PM

    Whatamaneuver!

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  12. Fat, Ugly Inner-City SweathogJanuary 13, 2015 at 3:16 PM

    It's true. Today, there is zero impact when partners turn on each other because 1.) teams don't stay together long anyway and 2.) we are conditioned to expect everyone to turn, except Cena. Back then, even when teams drifted apart, they tended to just start singles careers (Bret Hart). The "partners turning on each other" trope was not common, so it was pretty big when Martel turned on Tito or Shawn turned on Marty

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  13. Fat, Ugly Inner-City SweathogJanuary 13, 2015 at 3:17 PM

    Hart Bros vs. Steiner Bros is fucking tremendous

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  14. Fat, Ugly Inner-City SweathogJanuary 13, 2015 at 3:17 PM

    It's right up there with the visual of Benoit & Guerrero celebrating to end Wrestlemania 20

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