Episode 5: Wrestling Heel Moves

Mt Rushmore of Heel Wrestling MovesWhen it comes to wrestling, bad guys get to have all of the fun. They get to insult the crowd, cheat, ignore the refs and generally play by their own rules. This week we explore the wide range of moves that the bad guys use to get the crowd to hate them. Join us as we build the Mt. Rushmore of Wrestling Heel Moves.

Check below for the show note to see videos showing many of the moves we discuss. As always, please subscribe and leave a review on your favorite podcast player, and make sure you are sharing this episode with your friends.


Michael’s Choices:

Eye Poke:

A Tribute to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper’s Eye Pokes


Virgil “Turns” on the Million Dollar Man

Illegal Tag Team Saves:

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Insulting the Town You Are In:

The Miz Reminds St. Louis Fans That the Rams Are Moving to Los Angeles

Richard’s Choices:

Begging Not to Be Hit:

Ric Flair Begs Brock Lesnar Not To Crush Him Into Pebbles

Foreign Object in Tights:

Curt Hennig Defeats Nick Bockwinkel for the AWA Title (26:30 for use of roll of coins)

Nikolai Volkoff “Singing” the Soviet National Anthem

Leaving the Ring:

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Music Video Showing Jerry Lawler Fireballing People


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