Welcome to Crossbody of Work, a show where we break down a wrestler’s career through five of their biggest matches.

Hoss Month concludes this week with an episode on the ever underappreciated Umaga. One of the best big men of the late 2000s, we’re looking at the career of Edward Fatu. We check out his run in Three Minute Warning as Jamal, and then move on to his run as the monster Umaga. Matches against John Cena, Triple H and Jeff Hardy are there, and yes we do cover the Battle of the Billionaires. Ugh. On top of all that, Evan & Javier also talk about:

  • Overly specific Boston references
  • Mispronouncing names
  • The 2002 New York knicks
  • Representation

And a lot more.

Listen to the podcast here, and check out the links to the matches below.

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Match One:

3 Minute Warning & Rico vs Jeff Hardy, Bubba Ray Dudley & Spike Dudley – Elimination Tables Match – Survivor Series 2002
Link to the match here.

Match Two:

Umaga vs John Cena (c)  – Last Man Standing WWE Championship Match – Royal Rumble 2007
Link to the match here.

Match Three:

Umaga vs Bobby Lashley – Battle of the Billionaires – Wrestlemania 23
Link to the match here.

Match Four:

Umaga (c) vs Jeff Hardy – Intercontinental Championship Match – Great American Bash 2007
Link to the match here.

Match Five:

Umaga vs Triple H – Street Fight – Cyber Sunday 2007
Link to the match here.

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