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SurSer 88 + question

Survivor Series 1988 is on 24/7 right now and I just finished watching that 10 team elimination match which instantly became one of my favorites. Not only is the star power amazing but the action is nonstop until the Demos/PoP angle, an easy ****+ imo. Anyway with all those teams involved, did we ever get a proper Brainbusters/Bulldogs match? Most of those teams faced each other at some point but I dont remember hearing anything about those two and I have no doubts it would've been a classic.

Yeah, the 10-man tag team elimination matches at both 87 and 88 were awesome, although the double-turn fell flat because no one in the crowd clued into it.  

The Bulldogs were literally on their way out of the door while the Busters were coming in, and the Busters were married almost exclusively to the Rockers for the first few months.  So they wouldn't have crossed paths in the WWF.  Maybe Japan, but the Bulldogs worked All Japan and the Brainbusters worked New Japan so that's pretty unlikely too.  It would be a hell of a match, though, because the Bulldogs were like a hybrid of the Rock N Roll Express and Road Warriors, two teams who the Horsemen traditionally worked awesome matches against.  Plus you can easily picture the match, with Davey throwing them around and Dynamite taking a stupid bump and getting beat up for 10 minutes.  

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  1. In his book Dynamite says that this was the Bulldogs last match in the WWF. Since they had heat with the Rougeau's, the Rougeau's got eliminated and left the building right away while the Bulldog's stayed out thre for awhile. What a bunch of pussy's they were, (and why did the Bulldog's leave? Its not like Vince was forcing them out, they just kind of chose to)

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  2.  Yeah, that Jacques was a huge pussy. Nothing pussier than a guy who socks a bully right in his fucking teeth..

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  3. I thought he was calling the Bulldogs pussies...

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  4. Still blows my mind that the fucking Conquistadors were one of the last teams eliminated.

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  5. That 88 tag match is so awesome. I watched the coliseum video of that event so many times that the tape eventually ripped. I then opened up the vhs, taped it back together and continued to watch that shit many times over. I may still have it somewhere now that I think about it. I've always loved the Survivor Series and 88 was one of my favorite years.

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  6. Yeah, we may need some pussyhood clarification, because I thought it was the Rougeaus too.

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  7. Of course it was with a roll of quarters. But Dynamite had written so many bad karma checks that one had to come due sooner or later

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  8. Agreed- that seems bizarre. The only justification I can give is that the company wanted a piece of shit nobody team to take the final fall, so that no "good" team had to look weak and lose to the Powers.

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  9. Would love to see a huge 10 man tag headline a PPV. Cena/Punk/Orton/Kofi/Sheamus vs Jericho/Miz/Del Rio/Ziggler/Henry and give them 45 minutes. 

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  10. I actually think the match told a great story, especially with the commentary. Given the weird ending, the final participants make perfect sense. That tag match has always been one of my favorites.

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  11. There was a Bulldogs/Brainbusters match at a house show in Columbus, OH in November 1988, according to the History of WWE website. Don't know if the footage exists, though.

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  12. That's exactly what I meant Robert.

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