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16th Jun '17 10:50:31 AM EponymousKid
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* The clawhold submission, commonly called the Iron Claw, popularized among by the Wrestlinh/VonErichFamily and Baron von Raschke.

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* The clawhold submission, commonly called the Iron Claw, popularized among by the Wrestlinh/VonErichFamily Wrestling/VonErichFamily and Baron von Raschke.



* Bison Smith was known for his Iron Claw Slam, which is similar to a chokeslam.

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* Bison Smith was known for his Iron Claw Slam, which is similar to a chokeslam. chokeslam (and therefore briefly incorporates the equivalent of a NeckLift).
1st Jun '17 3:33:38 PM Az_Tech341
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18th May '17 6:25:49 AM k410ren
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-->'''The Mountain''': Elia Martell. I killed her children. Then I raped her. ''Then'' I smashed her head, '''''IN LIKE THIS!'''''
16th May '17 11:39:52 AM Angeldeb82
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* In ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4'''s Separate Ways campaign, one of Saddler's attacks involves grabbing Ada's face and slamming her head into the ground. Fail "PressXToNotDie", and it crushes her skull.
16th May '17 11:37:37 AM Angeldeb82
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** This is one of the {{Signature Move}}s of the School of Touhou Fuhai (''The Undefeated of The East'') in ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'', represented by protagonist Domon's [[FinishingMove Shining and God Finger attacks]] and Master Asia's Darkness Finger. The novelization explains its function and origin a bit, saying that it was made to adhere to Buddhist tenets of ThouShaltNotKill, and works by sending [[KiAttacks ki]] from the palm through the three central fingers and into an opponent's head, where it shorts out their motor functions and disables them[[note]]And yes, this means it can be used outside of Gundams[[/note]]. It even get two {{Shout Out}}s in its franchise:

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** This is one of the {{Signature Move}}s of the School of Touhou Fuhai (''The Undefeated of The East'') in ''Anime/MobileFighterGGundam'', represented by protagonist Domon's [[FinishingMove Shining and God Finger attacks]] and Master Asia's Darkness Finger. The novelization explains its function and origin a bit, saying that it was made to adhere to Buddhist tenets of ThouShaltNotKill, and works by sending [[KiAttacks ki]] {{ki|Attacks}} from the palm through the three central fingers and into an opponent's head, where it shorts out their motor functions and disables them[[note]]And yes, this means it can be used outside of Gundams[[/note]]. It even get two {{Shout Out}}s in its franchise:



* In ''Manga/AliveTheFinalEvolution'', the normally IdiotHero protagonist goes LetsGetDangerous on a powerful enemy and does this using his heat powers. The formerly {{bishounen}} enemy is left with [[ScarsAreForever permanent]] scars on [[TwoFaced half of his face]] and later adopts a rather large EyepatchOfPower.

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* In ''Manga/AliveTheFinalEvolution'', the normally IdiotHero protagonist goes LetsGetDangerous on a powerful enemy and does this using his heat powers. The formerly {{bishounen}} {{Bishonen}} enemy is left with [[ScarsAreForever permanent]] scars on [[TwoFaced half of his face]] and later adopts a rather large EyepatchOfPower.



** During the Water 7 arc, Blueno attempts this on [[{{Cyborg}} Franky]], unfortunately for him he only succeeds in pissing him off and prompting Franky to give a much more effective FacePalmOfDoom ''right back at him''.

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** During the Water 7 arc, Blueno attempts this on [[{{Cyborg}} Franky]], unfortunately for him he only succeeds in pissing him off and prompting Franky to give a much more effective FacePalmOfDoom Face Palm of Doom ''right back at him''.



* Happens in a flashback in ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' when [[spoiler: a young Yuri Petrov activates his NEXT power and sets his father's hand alight. Rather than screaming in pain, his dad (who arguably deserved it, [[DomesticAbuse incidentally]]) starts to ''laugh'' and puts his hand over his son's face, leaving a massive palm-shaped burn. This is not enough to save him, however.]]

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* Happens in a flashback in ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' when [[spoiler: a young Yuri Petrov activates his NEXT power and sets his father's hand alight. Rather than screaming in pain, his dad (who arguably deserved it, [[DomesticAbuse incidentally]]) starts to ''laugh'' and puts his hand over his son's face, leaving a massive palm-shaped burn. This is not enough to save him, however.]]however]].



* [[ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis Black Adam]] to Psycho-Pirate: "[[BondOneLiner No more silly faces]]."

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* [[ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis Black Adam]] to Psycho-Pirate: "[[BondOneLiner No more silly faces]]."faces.]]"



* In ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'', Bane ([[GoryDiscretionShot presumably]]) does this to [[spoiler:[[CorruptCorporateExecutive Daggett]]]] after he [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlives his usefulness.]]

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* In ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'', Bane ([[GoryDiscretionShot presumably]]) does this to [[spoiler:[[CorruptCorporateExecutive Daggett]]]] after he [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness outlives his usefulness.]]usefulness]].



* In the backstory of ''TheLordOfTheRings'', the elven king Gil-galad met this fate by Sauron, who grabbed him by the head and ''lit him on fire.''

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* In the backstory of ''TheLordOfTheRings'', ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'', the elven king Gil-galad met this fate by Sauron, who grabbed him by the head and ''lit him on fire.''



* In ''{{Series/Game of Thrones}}'', this is The Mountain's way of [[spoiler: killing Oberyn Martell]]

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* In ''{{Series/Game of Thrones}}'', ''Series/GameOfThrones'', this is The Mountain's way of [[spoiler: killing Oberyn Martell]]



** In ''X4'' it's shown that [[spoiler: Zero gives him those scars.]] Gotta love [[{{RetCon}} Retcons.]]

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** In ''X4'' it's shown that [[spoiler: Zero gives him those scars.]] scars]]. Gotta love [[{{RetCon}} Retcons.]]{{Retcon}}s.



* ''Videogame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords'': Darth Sion leads with this and eventually moves on to a NeckLift in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-pEG1JnDsM an unusually visceral beating for the Franchise/StarWars universe.]]

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* ''Videogame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords'': Darth Sion leads with this and eventually moves on to a NeckLift in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-pEG1JnDsM an unusually visceral beating for the Franchise/StarWars universe.]]universe]].



** Now, M. Bison/Vega/[[FanNickname Dictator]] does it as his 2nd Ultra, right before he gives you [[FanNickname "The Psycho Abortion."]]

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** Now, M. Bison/Vega/[[FanNickname Dictator]] does it as his 2nd Ultra, right before he gives you [[FanNickname "The Psycho Abortion."]]Abortion"]].



* In ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'', Ragna's immensely [[{{Narm}} narmy]] defeat of [[spoiler:Mu-12]] happens like this.
* In ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4'''s Separate Ways campaign, one of Saddler's attacks involves grabbing Ada's face and slamming her head into the ground. Fail the QuickTimeEvent, and it crushes her skull.

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* In ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'', Ragna's immensely [[{{Narm}} narmy]] {{narm}}y defeat of [[spoiler:Mu-12]] happens like this.
* In ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4'''s Separate Ways campaign, one of Saddler's attacks involves grabbing Ada's face and slamming her head into the ground. Fail the QuickTimeEvent, and it crushes her skull.
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13th May '17 2:25:55 AM WillyFourEyes
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%%* After a [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown vicious beating]], [[BigBad Suitengu]] [[Anime/SpeedGrapher Chouji]] grabs a scumbag's pulped face and utterly shreds his body with his superpower.

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%%* After a [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown vicious beating]], [[BigBad Suitengu]] [[Anime/SpeedGrapher Suitengu Chouji]] of ''Anime/SpeedGrapher'' grabs a scumbag's pulped face and utterly shreds his body with his superpower.



* In ''Manga/MobPsycho100'', Dimple tries this against Mob as a last resort to brainwash him into laughing. Mob, being an extreme [[TheStoic Stoic]] and powerful [=ESPer=] himself, is able to resist and use his [[TranquilFury repressed anger]] to lay the smackdown on Dimple.



* In Franchise/{{Superman}} story ''Comicbook/SupermanBrainiac'', Comicbook/{{Brainiac}}'s androids grab their victims’ heads and pierce their skulls with spiky, extensible tentacles hidden inside their hands.

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* In the Franchise/{{Superman}} story ''Comicbook/SupermanBrainiac'', Comicbook/{{Brainiac}}'s androids grab their victims’ heads and pierce their skulls with spiky, extensible tentacles hidden inside their hands.
30th Apr '17 7:56:05 AM EponymousKid
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* The clawhold submission, commonly called the Iron Claw, popularized among fans of the USA by the Von Erich family.

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* The clawhold submission, commonly called the Iron Claw, popularized among fans of the USA by the Von Erich family.Wrestlinh/VonErichFamily and Baron von Raschke.
23rd Apr '17 3:36:49 PM nombretomado
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* In ''ThereWillBeBrawl'' Ganondorf does this to [[spoiler: Link, by ramming his arm ''through'' Zelda as she went to protect him, and ''explodes Link's head'' while Link was at full health.]] Quite a HeelFaceDoorSlam.

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* In ''ThereWillBeBrawl'' ''WebVideo/ThereWillBeBrawl'' Ganondorf does this to [[spoiler: Link, by ramming his arm ''through'' Zelda as she went to protect him, and ''explodes Link's head'' while Link was at full health.]] Quite a HeelFaceDoorSlam.
20th Apr '17 4:58:24 PM GentleMart
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* Ser Gregor Clegane of ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' kills [[spoiler:Oberyn Martell]] this way, described in gory detail.

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* Ser Gregor Clegane of ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' kills [[spoiler:Oberyn Martell]] this way, described in gory detail. Apparently, he'd killed Elia Martell the same way.
5th Mar '17 10:45:42 AM EponymousKid
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* In ''Anime/TigerMaskW'', Red Death Mask uses the Iron Claw (see the Pro Wrestling folder for info) as a finishing move; his large, powerful hands enable him to easily draw sickening amounts of blood with the hold. Failing that, he has the Red Death Drop, a leaping windmill-motion Iron Claw Slam -- he manages to ''kill'' a minor character with a Red Death Drop off a cliff.



* The clawhold submission, commonly called the Iron Claw, popularized among fans of the USA by the Wrestling/VonErichFamily.

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* The clawhold submission, commonly called the Iron Claw, popularized among fans of the USA by the Wrestling/VonErichFamily.Von Erich family.
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