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WWE's list of the top 50 finishing moves

Discussion in 'Wrestling' started by UCJOE, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    50. JBL - Clothesline from Hell
    49. Vader - Vader Bomb
    48. Dusty Rhodes - Bionic Elbow
    47. Ted DiBiase - Million Dollar Dream
    46. Kerry Von Erich - Iron Claw
    45. Rick Rude - Rude Awakening
    44. Lex Luger - Torture Rack
    43. Dudley Boyz - 3-D
    42. Bam Bam Bigelow - Moonsault
    41. Diamond Dallas Page - Diamond Cutter
    40. Mankind - Mandible Claw / Socko
    39. Honky Tonk Man - Shake Rattle and Roll
    38. Yokozuna - Bonzai Drop
    37. Flash Funk - 450 Splash
    36. Sting - Scorpion Death Lock
    35. Lita - Lita-sault
    34. Kevin Nash - Jack-knife Powerbomb
    33. Jerry Lawler - Piledriver
    32. Rob Van Dam - Five-Star Frog Splash
    31. Big Show - Chokeslam
    30. CM Punk - GTS
    29. Brock Lesnar - F-5
    28. Bob Backlund - Crossface Chicken Wing
    27. Batista - Batista Bomb
    26. Mr. Perfect - Perfect Plex
    25. Kurt Angle - Ankle Lock
    24. Chris Jericho - Lion Tamer / Walls of Jericho
    23. Edge - Spear
    22. Iron Sheik - Camel Clutch
    21. John Cena - Attitude Adjustment
    20. Scott Hall - Razors Edge
    19. Goldberg - Jackhammer
    18. Rey Mysterio - 6-1-9
    17. Road Warriors - Doomsday Device
    16. Bruno Sammartino - Bearhug
    15. Sgt. Slaughter - Cobra Clutch
    14. Jeff Hardy - Swanton Bomb
    13. Eddie Guerrero - Frog Splash
    12. Macho Man Randy Savage - Flying Elbow Drop
    11. Randy Orton - RKO
    10. Bret Hart - Sharpshooter
    9. Jimmy Snuka - Superfly Splash
    8. Ric Flair - Figure Four Leg Lock
    7. Hulk Hogan - Leg Drop
    6. Shawn Michaels - Sweet Chin Music
    5. Jake "The Snake" Roberts - DDT
    4. The Rock - Rock Bottom / Peoples Elbow
    3. Triple H - Pedigree
    2. Undertaker - Tombstone Piledriver
    1. Stone Cold Steve Austin - Stunner

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    Stunner #1 is a given but I thought Sharpshooter & Sweet chin music would be right below it
    I'd put Savage higher too but he isn't a Vince/HHH fav
     
  2. tysonpunchinguterus

    tysonpunchinguterus "Allegedly"

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    That's from their website? That list stinks. How the hell is a bear hug #16 and a cross-face chicken wing #28, both ahead of the F-5 and Diesels' Jack-knife? And what makes the RKO #11 but the same exact move by DDP #41? How is the Perfect Plex below the Camel CLutch and Cobra Clutch? Seriously, a bear hug shouldn't even be on the list--I don't care if Bruno is a legend. The Iron Claw shouldn't be on there, either. They may as well have put the Master Lock on the list.
     
  3. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    The 3D and the Diamond Cutter should've been in the top 10 at least.

    By the way. does anyone else prefer the Diamond Cutter to the RKO? There's just something about the way Page does it that makes it look cooler to me.

    Those are the same exact same fucking moves. There at least a slight difference between the RKO and the Diamond Cutter.
     
  4. LastDeadMouse

    LastDeadMouse WWRBD?

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    DDP makes it look way more real. He doesn't need an opponent to leap in the air for no reason to pull it off.
     
  5. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    Its from their new DVD that just came out
     
  6. Perch1019

    Perch1019 Registered User

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    The Doomsday Device is the shit. Deserves better then 17. I remember every summer when we were kids putting my little brother on my other brothers shoulders and then taking his head off diving in with a clothsline.
    Triple H as 3? Really?
    Ill still never understand how the Banzai Drop never actually killed someone.
     
  7. Absolutely

    Absolutely Self-Heavy

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    I love Jake The Snake, but the DDT is #5? I always thought it was a lame move.

    Where's the Bushwhakers "Smell my armpit" move?
     
  8. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    I have no problem with that. The Pedigree is an awesome move and deserves top 5 treatment.
     
  9. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    The only thing I don't like about the pedigree is the other wrestler just stays there and rarely tries to break free.
     
  10. Cunt Smasher

    Cunt Smasher Caligula Jr.

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    Where's the fuckin' STF? Leg drop? The lamest, worst move ever? The list blows goats. Not a huge flair fan but the figure 4 should be up more. We tried it as kids, and it really hurts like a motherfucker.
     
  11. Don the Radio Guy

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    Psssst....wrestling isn't real. The same can be said for every single move on the list.
     
  12. Konstantin K

    Konstantin K Big League Poster

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    I always thought the Frog Splash looked fucking awesome.

    Perfect Plex should be higher.

    [video=youtube;1pzbj9ps_zk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pzbj9ps_zk[/video]
     
  13. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    Plus like I was saying earlier, people tried to get out of the figure four & that made the move look better. That is why I like moves like ankle lock & sharpshooter better
    I like Hunter but he holds his arms wide while someone just does nothing & can get out of the hold easily & that takes away suspension of belief IMO
     
  14. Don the Radio Guy

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    The Pedigree setup is a kick in the gut. That's why there's little resistance.

    Plus the first 2 or 3 times he tries it, the opponent counters.
     
  15. Cunt Smasher

    Cunt Smasher Caligula Jr.

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    Or even reverse it. I've seen that move drag on for several minutes, creating a lot of drama. Nothing worse than your hero getting the dreaded figure 4 slapped on him, and seeing if he can hold out, or get to the ropes before the inevitable tap out. I'm not totally against "sudden death" finishing moves where the guy is just done, like the tombstone, but there's arguably a lot more tension and drama in something that very very occasionally can be defeated.
     
  16. UCJOE

    UCJOE I have a lot of business with the Chinese

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    sudden death moves I like
    HBK's works bec the guy turns around & BAM, he isn't standing there with his chin out
    Austins kick to the gut works bec a sec later the stunner follows & not 5 secs of posing (not that Hunter does it all the time but it takes away from the move when he does)
     
  17. tysonpunchinguterus

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    What, no love for the Crippler Crossface? Oh . . . that's right.
     
  18. flyerfan116

    flyerfan116 Fuckin savages

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    Where is the finger poke of doom?
     
  19. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    It's right before the Owen Hart Splash.
     
  20. Douche McGee

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    I like RVD, but the Five Star Frog Splash was his worst finisher. The VanDaminator or the less used Van Terminator(I don't even know if he did it in the WWF/E) were much better moves.

    The greatest thing about wrestling is the idea of a finisher. A finisher can be done on a guy who has been kicking ass for 10 minutes and he's out cold or it can be reversed by a guy who's been getting his ass kicked for 10 minutes and both are just as believable.
     

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