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Pro-Wrestling-Style Finishing Move of the Day: Anderson Ramos Wins Via Back Suplex Side Slam [VIDEO]


(Props: Giovani Brugnago via DamnSevern)

This quick ‘n’ nasty video was taken two Saturdays ago at a regional Brazilian promotion called Hawk Fight Championship, and features a dude named Anderson “Adele” Ramos (seriously?) knocking out his opponent with the kind of high-altitude body-slam that you don’t usually see outside of a pro-wrestling match. Though the move looked eerily familiar, I wasn’t sure what to call it, so I asked our resident pro-wrestling historian Seth Falvo if he could lend some assistance. After doing a bit of YouTube research, he directed me to this video of a “Back Suplex Side Slam,” and further explained via e-mail:

It turns out no one used it as a finisher/trademarked a name for it that I can tell. I checked Undertaker, Dr Death, Bam Bam, Backlund, Taz, Kane, DDP…fucking no one named it anything. Vince McMahon’s famous “Whattamaneuver!” is probably it’s unofficial name.”

So there you have it. The Back Suplex Side Slam. Cue shooting star/piano music.

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mestreallan- April 26, 2013 at 3:42 am
Good day.
His name is Anderson, he is a student of my gym.
We train the Brazilian Hapkido.
This is our website: www.mestreallan.org
The12ozCurls- April 25, 2013 at 9:26 am
Adam Bomb hailed from Three-Mile Island. That is classic.
El Famous Burrito- April 25, 2013 at 8:24 am
Its called The Burrito Bomb. I used it my little brother.

I got a belt for it, but not the championship kind.
Fried Taco- April 25, 2013 at 7:28 am
It's called the "all-roided-up" slam. Let me guess, this promotion doesn't test for PEDs.
Alan K- April 25, 2013 at 6:20 am
Looks kinda like a Protobomb. He was going to do a Five Knuckle Shuffle but the ref stopped the fight.
iseppig- April 25, 2013 at 3:10 am
Its called the pump handle slam. A guy from the 90's called Adam Bomb used to use it.
SethF- April 25, 2013 at 8:39 am
Not even close, but you get points for referencing Adam Bomb in these parts.
schmojo- April 25, 2013 at 12:16 am
Looks to me like an Ore Ga Taue - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gr7Gpr-Ifl8
Thumblaster- April 24, 2013 at 7:10 pm
Seems like it starts out like a magnum t.a. Belly to back suplex and morphs into a sid vicous power bomb. Still waiting for someone to break out the tully blancherd slingshot suplex off the cage. War that big brown spot on dusty rhodes's stomach.
ReX13- April 24, 2013 at 9:01 pm
you were born in 1976 in NC. True or False?
MMA Mafia- April 24, 2013 at 6:38 pm
It's like a side suplex modified in mid-air to a power bomb. I give him an A- on technique alone. Good arm placement and height. LOL I'm still waiting for a Stone Cold Stunner in MMA. I'll even settle for an F5 or a Rock Bottom...
Mr_Misanthropy- April 24, 2013 at 6:33 pm
...and then he hit him fifteen times in the head and continued to go bananas even after the ref pulled him off and was shielding his opponent's limp corpse with his own body. What a dick.
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