The Crossface is a submission hold which has been used for many years by several wrestlers. It is primarily known as the finishing move of Chris Benoit, who used the move under the name Crippler Crossface and since then, a modified version called the LeBell Lock has been used by Daniel Bryan.
The twister puts more of a twisting motion on the spine rather than over-bending it in a natural way. Lastly wrestling moves such as the boston crab and sharpshooter are banned. These are basically inverse variations of the can opener, in which the legs are pulled towards the head.Sep 4, 2020
The Crossface When applied correctly this move just hurts on so many different levels. Although in WWE the arm never really takes the brunt of the pain if done correctly you can do some serious damage to your opponents arm with your legs depending on how strong they are, but that’s not the beauty of…
The Walls of Jericho – Jericho’s favorite close-out move, originally known as the Liontamer, is basically a slightly higher version of the Boston Crab. Rather than bending back the body, Jericho places more pressure on the shoulders and neck of his opponent, which allows him to win many matches by submission.
In reality, it was because Jericho wasn’t wrestling cruiser weights anymore in the WWE. He was wrestling guys like Kane and the Big Show, and they were simply too big for him to do the Lion Tamer. So for continuity sake, he adjusted the Walls for everyone.
The figure four leg-lock is a submission move used in pro wrestling, made famous by Ric Flair. The wrestlers do this as part of the show that is pro wrestling. Wrestlers do not actively try to hurt one another, yet the moves that they use are capable of inflicting an enormous amount of pain if…
Riki Choshu The move was invented by Japanese professional wrestler Riki Choshu, and was popularized by Sting, who mostly does the standing variation rather than the sitting variation. However, it is most widely associated with Bret “Hitman” Hart, who used it extensively in his WWF career, and who dubbed it the Sharpshooter.
The Walls of Jericho, which is a variation of the Boston Crab, is the finishing submission hold of Chris Jericho. The move is applied when one wrestler hooks another wrestler’s legs under his arms, turns them over on their stomach, pulls back on the legs and sits down on the lower back.Mar 3, 2012
When actually sitting down and back on it, it’s painful, but that is a Boston Crab. A Boston Crab is painful, the Walls Of Jericho isn’t. On top of that, your legs are being pulled back further than they would with a Crab or the Walls Of Jericho. It’s not just your lower back, your…
#2 Walls of Jericho/Liontamer A more intense variation is the Liontamer in which Jericho places his right knee on the opponent’s back or presses it against the top of their head. However, as mentioned earlier no wrestler will ever put real pressure into the hold, otherwise, their opponent can get seriously injured.Aug 18, 2020
The Boston Crab is often considered to be a maneuver to weaken an opponent, rather than one that ends a contest. However, two Superstars have executed the move with such perfection that the devastating submission hold ultimately became their signature moves. Rick Martel and Chris Jericho are masters of the Boston Crab.Jun 22, 2012
The Boston Crab, a pro wrestling finishing move, actually forced a MMA fighter to submit over the weekend. For the uninitiated, the Boston Crab is a move where a fighter has his opponent laying on his stomach and pulls their legs backward toward their head.Oct 2, 2017