The Greatest Kayfabe Tournament:  Round One. Match Two. Randy Savage vs. Mitsuharu Misawa

By: Karl Stern (@dragonkingkarl, @wiwcool,

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Today continues a new finite podcast series that will air here (on Patreon) and at Wrestling Observer from Karl Stern- The Greatest Kayfabe Wrestling Tournament. This is a fictional 64 man single elimination tournament that asks the question "What if these wrestlers were real? Who would win?"

This is not a "shoot" fight, nor an argument over who the best "worker" is. This tournament is about what we started watching wrestling for to begin with - Could Randy Savage the character defeat Mitsuharu Misawa the character in a wrestling match? Round One... Match Two... Randy Savage (circa 1987) WWF Intercontinental Champion vs. Mitsuharu Misawa (circa 1994) All-Japan Triple Crown Champion.  Will it be a flying elbow, 1-2-3 or an Emerald Flowsion?  The fans decided, now join Karl Stern as he talks about these two icons of pro wrestling and what would happen if these two met in our fictional Greatest Kayfabe Tournament!

The winner was determined by a poll on Karl's Twitter account @dragonkingkarl.  Follow Karl on Twitter to vote on future match-ups and help determine the winner!


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