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Finishing Moves

Postby Mailman_25 » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:39 pm

Watched some classic AWA wrestling on ESPN Classic tonight and it got me thinking - What was my favorite WWE/WWF/WCW/AWA wrestler's finishing move of all-time?

Top 3:
1. Jake "The Snake" Robert's DDT
2. Stone Cold Stunner
3. HBK's Sweet Chin Music

Side Note - When I was younger, my brothers and I used to do some of these moves and the "Boston Crab" frickin hurts!

Thoughts?
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Re: Finishing Moves

Postby Flip » Wed Aug 03, 2011 12:31 am

NDSU's own Bob Backlund and the crossface chickenwing.
The Rock - The People's Elbow/The Corporate Elbow
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Re: Finishing Moves

Postby BB11 » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:04 am

Got to go with the classic - "THE CLAW"
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Re: Finishing Moves

Postby Indy5 » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:49 am

I am a big fan of the Diamond Cutter/RKO used by Diamond Dallas Page and Randy Orton respectively.

I really like CM kid's GTS (Go To Sleep)

Can't go wrong with a good ole powerbomb.

I think I'd probably say my favorite is Triple H's Pedigree. That could also be because he's one of my all time favorites too.

Love the idea for the thread!!
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Re: Finishing Moves

Postby Sportsrube » Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:41 pm

I also have to go with the pedigree by Triple H, but I liked the people's elbow by the Rock also. How about your favorite finishing move by one of the Divas? Oh wait, their not on because of their skills :)!
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Re: Finishing Moves

Postby cubsfan » Thu Aug 11, 2011 4:53 pm

The Stone Cold Stunner is by far my favorite. The Undertaker's tombstone is another good one.
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Re: Finishing Moves

Postby ndfan » Fri Aug 12, 2011 2:09 pm

can what happened in this video be considered a finishing move?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU4TDGlbTz8
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Re: Finishing Moves

Postby cardinal10 » Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:00 pm

Gotta go old school...The Baron had "The Claw" and I can't remember who did it first back in the '70-80s, but somebody had "The Sleeper". Andre the Giant had a great finishing move as well.
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