Tag archive for Dave Meltzer

In Search of Five Stars: Part Six

This list is comprised of five All-Japan matches, three joshi matches, a WWF match and a NJPW match. It is a list of variety with the consistency being that I consider almost every one of them to be worth a five-star rating. Not only that, … …

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Between the Sheets #96: May 17-23, 1999

Kris & David are guestless this week as we discuss the week that was May 17-23, 1999. The death of Owen Hart is our main topic and we go in depth with the feelings at the time of his death from all facets including his … …

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In Search of Five Stars: Part Five

And the march of legenday matches continues, specifically legendary matches rated fives stars by Dave Meltzer. This is quite the batch of ten matches. The first lucha match of the list appears along with another classic AJPW six-man. There are another two matches that suffer … …

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In Search of Five-Star Matches: Part Four

I return with my review of matches rated five stars by Dave Meltzer, a man whom I hold in high regard. The tale of this batch of ten matches is the rise of Manami Toyota and Kenta Kobashi. Both are starting to emerge asarguably two … …

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In Search of Five-Star Matches: Part Three

If Part Two (be sure to check out Part One also) was the story of Flair and Steamboat having one of the best series in wrestling history, Part Three is the story of Jumbo Tsuruta having one of the best runs in the historiy of the business. … …

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In Search of Five-Star Matches: Part Two

People can argue themselves until they’re blue in the face about the validity, reliability and standard deviations of Dave Metlzer’s history of five-star match ratings. Or they can just relax, and watch the matches for what they are: a tracking of great wrestling through the … …

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Wrestling Culture Podcast – 2015 WON Hall of Fame

Dylan and Dave return to talk about their 2015 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballots. Tons of great stuff from Dylan on his bountiful lucha ballot and fun discussion around Dave voting for Nakamura and Edge.
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Wrestling Culture Podcast #59: 2014 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame Ballot

On this episode of the Wrestling Culture podcast, Dave and Dylan break down the 2014 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballot!
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Wrestlenomics Radio: Dummies Guide to G1

Rich from voicesofwrestling.com joins the show to preview the upcoming New Japan G1 Climax tournament and explain why Mookie’s statistics-driven model is complete bunk. Plus comparing ratings systems (Meltzer vs Keller), ideas to help fix the WWE Network and perhaps a look ahead at the … …

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Place to Be Network: WrestleMania IV Rewind – Part Two

It is WrestleMania season and in this entry of the Place to Be Network WrestleMania Rewind Series, Scott Criscuolo is joined by Parv, Steven Graham, and our friend Rich Kraetsch from Voices of Wrestling to talk WrestleMania IV. They take a detailed look into the build up … …

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