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Gaiden the Ring: Def Jam: Fight for NY: Part 3

We've moved up the ranks, have the best hair, and the sweetest moves. What's next in our Fight for NY?

Wrestling is about telling stories. Those stories are usually very stupid. Here are some of them.

Feb. 21 2020

Cast: Vinny, Alex, Mike

Posted by: Abby

In This Episode:

Def Jam: Fight for NY

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Not a fan of pigtails on adults but I'll make an exception on this one

Westside special

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In honor of the Bodega Boys shout out in the beginning and the concurrent Fight For New York playthroughs, we need A.K.A's from everyone at the end of each video.

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Word of advice Lexy don’t start shit with Bless, he’s a sensitive boy and never recovered fro The Super Best Friends thrashing that’s like 5+ years old. Imagine having this role be your legacy you can never escape

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Lex’s character looks like one of The Public Enemy from ECW

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Sixteen in the clip and one in the hole. Zerk X is about to make some bodies turn cold.

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The psuedo-Paul Phoenix character that ya'll have constructed just makes me think of Urban Reign, another surprisingly good brawler which a) actually has Paul Phoenix as an unlockable character

and b) I think would be a good fit for Gaiden the Ring in the future ;)

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There actually is a line of Larry King signature suspenders.

Really looking forward to the east coast mailbox when a big box of suspenders shows up.

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Being from Vermont I'm sad Mike didn't know our motto.

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Paul Dinello rips

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Can't wait for E3 2020.

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I was finally convinced to look up Jacob the Jeweler. I remember reading something about his legal troubles a couple years after I played the game. The full story:

In June 2006, Arabo was arrested on charges of money laundering and conspiracy in connection with the Detroit-based Black Mafia Family, as well as for not declaring large cash purchases to the IRS. In October 2007, after admitting to lying to investigators, Arabo and his attorney, Ben Brafman, entered a plea in which the more serious charges of money-laundering were dropped. In June 2008, Arabo was sentenced to two and a half years in prison, fined $50,000, and ordered to forfeit $2 million to the U.S. government. Arabo was released from jail in April 2010.

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Alex Navarro aka the original my plus one's got a plus one so don't make a fuss, son.

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"Whaddap ballbags."

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@serpentenema: It's even more fitting that the Bodega Boys have a recent video of them playing FFNY

lol oh damn I just realized they mention this later in the intro hehe

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"Warren is not a very tough, like, fighting name. Unless you're Warren from that one fighting game" made me laugh oh so much.

LZX going through his Fieldy phase, I see.

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LIFE GOALS: Get Vinny to take a picture with Joe Budden.

It's not even necessarily MY life goals, but it's gotta be somebody's.

EDIT: A little gift for y'all. I remember really liking Bonecrusher when I played this back in the day, too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYYzepH97Ec

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"Whaddap ballbags."

I never thought Jason Mantzoukas' "WHAT'S UP, JERKS?!" would be topped, but here we are.

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Joe budden is actually a great rapper...

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the brand is strong

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Baby Chris as Paranoid Fairy Tale Protagonist is best new character 2020

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Should I know who these "famous" people are who also played this game? I don't think I've ever heard those syllables together.

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Oof. Vinny wasn't kidding about ViacomCBS stock price. -20% last week.

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I echo Vinny on the Repair Shop, in the UK it's usually on just after we sit down for lunch, so we usually miss the first quarter of the program which is where most of the restoring happens, bad format.
I recommend Odd Tinkering on youtube, no talking only fixing.

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Baby Chris was a real person. Chris Lighty (RIP) co-founded Violator Records (Hence his "you just got Violated" catchphrase) and management. Also, RIP Prodigy (Mobb Deep).

Some of the artists are going by their alternate hip hop nicknames:

Method Man = [Johnny] Blaze

Fat Joe = [Joey] Crack

Redman = [Funk] Doc [tor Spock]

Ice-T did have an album called the Iceburg well after this came out, but I don't remember him or anyone ever calling him that.

Film and 40's of 2001's Bones (the movies Snoop's character Crow might be based on due to the persona he was partially portraying at the time) when?

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You made Kudo Tsunoda xbox avatar

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Mahardy accidentally flexing about his luxurious thick hair is a personal highlight of this ep.

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The best part of this video was the whole "Baby Chris' very specific paranoia" bit. I also thought he was a real rapper but could not find him on Wikipedia and I didn't look further.

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This playthrough continues to be wonderfully hilarious and amazing. The banter and commentary is superb. For a game that I would never okay though myself, you guys really make it entertaining. Look forward to more

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Just want to say this playthrough has been my go to content for the gym the past few weeks and Alex is killin it. I wouldn’t object to more games like this at all, it’s very fun to watch :)

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Best series since Mass Alex.

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I forget which rapper does it but I hope they lose to the one that sing spells Mississippi as his win taunt

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@grephat_isch: Let's be honest, aside from Alex's very small amount of rap knowledge, this series is about as clueless as it can be. Fun to watch, but full of cringey moments. Jeff and Alex would be the ideal combo for this if you want the discussion to be anywhere close to knowledgeable.

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Abby’s correct again! My brother got ecoli at an Applebee’s! He was hospitalized.

They’re fucking disgusting.

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What Mike's talking about are called shirt-stays! At least that's what we call them in the Marine Corps! Just wanted to come in to say that!

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I was literally about to comment, 'that's what Busta gets for 'Halloween Resurrection'!' before Alex brought it up!

On the topics of fighting, Busta Rhymes and the 'Halloween' franchise, I've always found it funny that 'Resurrection''s most infamous scene near the end - Busta's Kung-Fu showdown against Michael - actually gets set up beforehand, with Busta's character appreciating some Kung-Fu movies in his hotel room. The sincerity of that gesture towards an internal logic for the film adds to the hilarity of it all for me.

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Loved the Baby Chris bits.