Welcome one, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we dive into the mess that was ECW in 2007! Watch a very young John Morrison deliver a few terrible promos! See the feud everyone was clambering for Big Daddy V vs The Boogeyman! Kelly Kelly continues her career long story-line of liking good guys while being attached to bad guys! And CM Punk finally is crowned ECW champion!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! By Royal Decree of the Dukes of the Deep-Midwest! All shall be invited to the Golden Age Backlash Ball! Royal's and Commoners, Knights and Squires, ALL ARE WELCOME! Witness Her Majesty, the Duchess of Queensbury, as she presides over a fantastic bout of athleticism between his Lordship William Regal and the Ayatollah of Rock'n'Rolla Y-2-J! A 6-man Battle as the Princes of Dudleyville take on the peasant-mercenary faction known as the X-factor! And a feral, animalistic, match with Hardcore Title ramifications as the intelligent and crafty Raven takes on the Impregnable Beast known as Rhyno!
Listen as we discuss all of this and more in our review of WWF's Backlash 2001!Read More
A day late and a dollar short, its part two of our Wrestlemania V review! Brother Love vs Morton Downey Jr vs the Hot Rod in a three way smoking battle! The Megapowers actually explode! Hear DP's quick Sakura Genesis thoughts and listen to us fail terribly at predicting WrestleMania 34 results!Read More
Welcome One! Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we celebrate THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! WrestleMania Season! See half of the original four horsemen as The Brainbusters on a Wrestlemania! Mr Fuji runs a 5k! Jesse Ventura's Big Surprise! Bobby Heenan gets paid 6 times for a single show! See Vince McMahon's Collection of brown haired white interviewers! And way more Bushwhackers than anyone needs!
It's PART 1 of our review of WWF's WrestleMania V from 1989!Read More
Welcome one, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we get an absolute Gem of a show from the old UK-based "The Wrestling Channel" Its 2005 and TNA is exciting, ROH is Exciting, And NOAH is Exciting! So lets mix them all up with some classic British Rules wrestling for an event you will be unlikely to forget! Usually I write jokes about the show, but there's little to make fun of here. If you need more convincing, check out the names in the tags. Seriously, Go watch it and then come back and listen, cause we have a great show for you.
As we review The Wrestling Channel's International Showdown 2005!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, NWO and WCW, Wolfpac and Black&White, ALL ARE WELCOME! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week Witness the height of the N.W.O! One of the best Promotional Heel turns! The WCW finally admitting to mispronouncing Ultimo as Ultimate! A misunderstood sting resorts to homing pigeons of questionable size to attempt to communicate with WCW officials! And like a sad childhood memory, the New World Order is left to Celebrate their Birthday a month late and with Papa Hogan absent!
We watched the very last WCW Clash of the Champions! Its Clash 35 from August of 1997!Read More
Welcome One! Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week GO EXTREME once more! with the worlds most famous annual Internet Convention! Whatever that means... A Wild Eyed Rookie Tracy Smothers Debuts in ECW! The Full Blooded Italians are formed! Chris Candido's Terry Funk impression! Terry Funk's Terry Funk impression! And The Height of Dreamer Vs Raven!
We watched ECW Hardcore TV Episodes 201 & 202 covering ECW's CyberSlam 1997!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Klingons, Romulans and even Ferengi! All are welcome to another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we blast off to the far reaches of the coliseum home video collection! Hear Ric Flair use space puns! Lord Alfred Hayes's Scottish Accent! a match between "Teddy Bear" and "Taco Bell"! And see just how much production value the WWF could squeeze out of a closet and some office chairs!
We reviewed the WWF Coliseum Home Video: Invasion '92!Read More
Welcome One! Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, listen as WWE stretches as much as they can to fill a PPV time limit! we discuss inter-gender wrestling! we bitch about Matt Stryker a whole bunch! A smackdown GM changes the Raw title match on the show! And the announcers spend an entire match shit-talking Daniel Bryan when he was yet to even appear on television!
We reviewed WWE's Elimination Chamber 2010!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Pets of all varieties! Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week, we look back to the earliest of days of the WWE Network! where we find a very wet-haired Xavier Woods! We get an opening match so good that nothing to come after can live up to it! And we find out Stephanie McMahon has been cutting the same promo about women's, sorry, "DIVA's" wrestling history for 4 years now!
We reviewed NXT arRIVAL 2014!Read More
Welcome One! Welcome All! Step right up for another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! Witness our love of tournaments! Our dislike for Multi-cage WCW Shenanigans! Our Inability to care about Giant vs Giant matches! The destruction that can be wrought by a broom-wielding Man Called Sting! And one more notch on the side of the rule that WCW shows start with their best match and tumble straight down from there!
We reviewed WCW Uncensored 1996!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, etc... Step Right Up! For another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week! What happens when Scott Steiner fails to live up to possibly unfair expectations? See Josh Matthews and Michael Cole dressed like they are trying out for the backstreet boys! Can a Handicap match be good?
Find out the answers as we review WWE's No Way Out from 2003!Read More
Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we take a look at what happens when a wrestling company gets a reboot! Find out if MLW 2: Electric Boogaloo hits the mark or not! Listen as Tony Schiavone sees The King of Dongstyle live and in living color for the first time! Listen as he gets slightly uncomfortable with the British tendency for curse words in pro-Jimmy Havoc chants! Its legitimately a fun show and its free on YouTube so join us as....
We review MLW's Never Say Never from 2017!Read More
Welcome one welcome all! to the Golden Age of Grappling as we trip back to the Wastelands known as WWE programming in early 2012! Join our hero the pale vault dweller and long time champion CM Punk as he battles the Caesar Johnny Ace and his head legionnaire Dotunga. Listen as Michael Cole repeatedly gets offended at the word Woman being used and insists on the much less degrading and insulting term DIVA. And remember when the potential mayor of a Tennessee county started an Embrace Hate campaign?
We reviewed WWE's Royal Rumble 2012!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys! Girls! Non-Binaries! Coke and Pepsi Prefer'ers! And anti-soda folks! All are welcome! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we venture to the heart of the attitude era! Its Mcmahon vs Austin and Damn all other story-lines cause they don't matter! Witness the very first female entrant into the Royal Rumble! See 3 members of DX in solo championship matches AND NONE OF THEM ARE HHH, HBK or Chyna! And listen to the dulcet tones of Michael Cole as he gets one of his earlier chances to unseat good ole JR!
We reviewed the WWF Royal Rumble 1999: No Chance in Hell!Read More
Welcome one! Welcome ALL! To another episode of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we travel to the east! For another edition of our current New Japan reviews with the NJPW version of Wrestlemania! Hear how much Don Callis is into Yujiro Takahashi, Sexually! The continuing discussion of How many factions is too many factions! Find out how No-DQ actually adds more rules to a match in new japan! And is it ok for announcers to discuss star ratings and call people marks?
Find out tonight as we reviewed Wrestle Kingdom 12!Read More
Welcome One! Welcome All! to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week join us as we take a trip south of the Mason-Dixon for a good ole fashioned Southern Wrasslin' event! See the Inter-gender Arm Wrestling Championship change hands! Uber-Patriotic Propaganda speeches! Scott Steiner learning to take a clothesline! and Psycho Sid actually shows up to stand on his Lazy Susan!
We reviewed WCW's Clash of the Champions 14: Dixie Dynamite from 1991!Read More
Ladies and Gentleman, Capulets and Montagues, Boys, girls, inbetweeners! ALL ARE WELCOME! join us as we celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah as only a wrestling promoter can! infused with the Sex and Violence! Witness the Beating of Santa clause on multiple occasions! an Egg-Nog Match! the Evil XANTA CLAUS! and more Caroling than you'd expect from a bunch of 80s Tough Guys.
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