SEID – Jake Roberts vs. Ricky Steamboat @ SNME 04/10/86, ft. Chad ‘The Doc’ Matthews

Sports Entertainment is Dead

It’s year two of Sports Entertainment is Dead, exclusively on Lords of Pain Radio, and with it comes a new project for Samuel ‘Plan – inspired by his book, 101 WWE Matches To See Before You Die, every week for the next year ‘Plan will be joined by a co-host to help break down the ins and outs, creative merits and historical significances of a range of professional wrestling matches from across a spectrum of Eras, promotions and countries all from the performance art point of view!

This week, the journey continues with a look Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts vs. Ricky ‘The Dragon’ Steamboat in a Snake Pit Match at Saturday Night’s Main Event, October 4th 1986!

Breaking down this arguably forgotten Snake Pit Match alongside ‘Plan is a genuine living Lords of Pain legend, a founding contributor to Lords of Pain Radio, an author of two books and the ongoing host of the podcast The Doc Says, Chad ‘The Doc’ Matthews! Join them as they break down every aspect of this old school, unsuspectingly important historical encounter, from its importance in the career of Jake Roberts, its psychological instruction manual, it’s simple but effective characterisation and much, much more!

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