2) Mitsuharu Misawa & Kenta Kobashi vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue 6/9/95 World Tag Titles The build toward this match was incredibly heated. Kobashi sacrificing himself for Misawa is excruciating to watch, as Taue and Kawada destroy his leg. Tremendous finish.
3) Mitsuharu Misawa vs Kenta Kobashi 1/20/97 Triple Crown Misawa and Kobashi have faced off in numerous classic singles matches since 1990 (including most recently, the 2003 Match of the Year for NOAH 3/1/03). This match is by far their finest.
4) Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama vs Toshiaki Kawada & Akira Taue 12/06/96 Real World Tag League Finals '96
5) Jumbo Tsuruta vs Mitsuharu Misawa 6/8/90 Jumbo is God, but Misawa finally breaks through!
(edited by NickBockwinkelFan on 6.4.05 0022) "Well, you can't involve friendship with business. It has to be one or the other. It's either business or friendship, or hit the bricks!" --Life Lessons from "The Tao of Bobby the Brain Heenan" Uncensored 2000 preview
"As long as the check don't bounce, I guess he's okay with it!" --Former All Pro Giants LB Harry Carson on Bill Parcells joining the hated rival Dallas Cowboys
I hope I'm not tugging on Superman's cape by responding in a thread that hasn't had a response for two days. I'm just glad this got so much play while I was off working. Someone mentioned Psicosis earlier. Damn, how did I forget him?