Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Divas and Jobbers, All are welcome! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we visit the reign of King Booka! As the UPN TV network died and Smackdown Re-emerged on the newly labeled CW Network! The Miz is super young, and JBL super hates him! Jimmy Wang Yang is uncomfortable in Canada and Sylvain Grenier wrestles in the match of his life!
We reviewed WWE’s Smackdown Episode 370 from September 22nd 2006!
Welcome One! Welcome All! To another trip to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we return to the wake of destruction left after the death of WCW! As all the guys who didn’t get invited to the Invasion went DOWN UNDER to begin the World Wrestling All-Stars! And although Vince Russo isn’t involved, His influence is in full effect as EVERY MATCH HAS A STIPULATION! And Most of them are part of a tournament to crown the first Heavyweight Championship! Oh and lots and lots of peak attitude era lady-bits and Jerry Lawler is at his worst! Oh yeah, and the Bananas in Pajamas get in on the wrestling action!!!
Welcome, Welcome! Step right up for a very special BONUS edition of The Golden Age of Grappling as Tony and DP break down their thoughts on attending the biggest Independent Wrestling Show in America in decades! From our arrival in Chicago to the final post-show celebration we'll give our point of view as we were there LIVE!
Ladies and Gentlemen, boys, girls, and all others! Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we head back to the first year of Turner Broadcasting's WCW! Attendance was down! Revenue was down! But the Talent was fantastic! We follow Missy Hyatt and Robin Green on a trip to the mall! Great Muta debuts the YELLOW MIST in america! The Road Warriors do some Beef-Mashin' against the Samoan Swat Team! And Terry Funk is certifiably insane, and possibly wanted for attempted murder!
We reviewed the WCW's Clash of the Champions 8 from 1989!
Welcome One! Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Terrible wrestling! Terrible Production! And a Terrible Audience! This week we take a look at the scummy, dingy, nasty world known as XPW! Pogo the Clown tries to kill his opponent! Sandman collects a paycheck! Major Guns falls out of her top! And we watch one of the most boring Death Matches we've ever seen!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Step Right Up! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we take another dive into the "Home Video Collection" on the WWE Network as we look to 1988's Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake. See the origins of the character as well as his long running feud with The Dream Team! Its a collection of matches with crap endings and its apparently supposed to make you love the Beef!
We Reviewed Coliseum Home Video's Brutus the Barber Beefcake from 1988!
Welcome One Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week our Summerfest Celebration continues! As we welcome THE NEW GENERATION! to the first show in the BRAND NEW United Center in Chicago! Country Vs Rap Music! Brother Vs Brother! Undertaker Vs Underfaker! A Soft-rock chill British Bulldog! And an Uber-Evil Jim The Anvil Neidhart!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Binary and Non-binaries alike, Welcome! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week our main show review of Summerslam 1994 was just too damn good and too damn long to fit on an also pleasant review of Papa Trips Fantasy Factory 2018 with the show many call the WrestleMania of NXT. Brooklyn!
So here is our fairly brief thoughts on NXT Takeover Brooklyn from 2018!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step right up for another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we witness the prolonged death of WCW! DDP learns what happen when you stalk The Undertakers wife Sara! Test becomes the mouthpiece of the Dudley Boyz! Jericho points out obvious plastic surgery! The Bookend Vs The Rock Bottom is tested! And the WWF falls into a pit of bad finishes!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls and Inbetweeners! This week we see what Papa Trips is up to in his fantasy booking game room Vince set up for him in Florida, as we see where NXT was in the summer of 2015! The first big arena takeover! Join as we witness Stephanie McMahon giving her "history making" promo for the first of 70 thousand times over the years since! See the arrival of Apollo Crews! Samoa Joe smashes Baron Corbin! And holy crap, Jushin Thunder Liger is wrestling in a WWE ring!
Welcome One Welcome All! to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we celebrate a GREAT AMERICAN (FLAGEMOJI) named JBL as he holds his Pre-Title Match Victory Celebration! In Light of the recent Women's Evolution show announcement we visit the land of Bra and Pantie feud building between Melina and Candice Michelle. Heidenreich with a Hawk Tribute Poem! Batista is Exposing Asses! AND Eddie Guerrero feuding with Rey Mysterio as they build to their Blackmail on a pole match!
Welcome One! Welcome All! Step right up for another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we see what the second impression of ECW PPV looked like! See Mr Monday Night Rob Van Dam and Sabu beat up the Insane Clown Posse! The Sandman is lost in Florida! Little Spike Dudley donates about half his body weight in blood to the concrete floors of Fort Lauderdale's War Memorial! Live Helicopter footage! and More WWF Run-ins than you would think!
Welcome One! Welcome ALL! To yet another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we CROSS THE LINE to the world of Total Nonstop Action! As they celebrate their 3rd Anniversary! This show has everything! The Debut of Samoa Joe! A Reverse Ladder Match! Evil Canadians! DON WEST! Catfights, Handcuffs and a whole bucket-load of Bad Promos!
Dudes and Jacks! Bimbos and Bitches! Welcome all to The Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we travel back to the start of the Willenium. Welcome to Russo Era 2.0! Witness a man on fire! (Not a disco inferno. but he's here too!) Back to back Retirement Matches! A Best of 9 Tables Match! Zip-lines, Curse-words, neck-braces, sexism, and Sports Entertainment!
We reviewed WCW's Great American Bash from June of 2000!
Welcome one, Welcome All! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we discover that the WWE's Favorite Band in the World is the very worst version of Limp Bizkit! We witness the WWE riding a blip of pop culture into the ground! (Devoting 5 segments to it!!!) Hear the King get super racist! And then watch Brock Lesnar try to off himself in front of millions of people around the world by taking a swan-dive into the ring!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step right up! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we travel back to the deserted wasteland of wrestling and entertainment known as 2010! Witness WWE put three of their largest competitors into ladder matches! The infamous Butterfly Diva's Championship! Kane getting the biggest babyface pop of his life only to turn heel seconds later! and one of the worst John Cena main event matches of all time!
Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls and Inbetweeners! Step Right up for another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week is a bit shorter than usual, but just as much fun as we get RAW!!!! See the WWF in the midst of Vince McMahon's Steroid trial! Macho Man on Color commentary! 1-2-3 Kid vs Nikolai Volkoff! SO many Jobbers and SOOO many big fat wrestlers!
Its the new generation! We reviewed WWF Raw Episode 67 from 1994!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Join us as we discover the debut of Biker Undertaker! Triple H has begun mixing his faction with family! Stephanie as the Women's Champion at the age of 24! And Gerald Brisco's exhaustive time as the WWF Hardcore Champion!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and girls and stars of USA's Pacific Blue! Step right up to the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we travel back to 1998, when wrestling was hot! Ratings were high! And adult content warnings were necessary! Witness Shane McMahon's on screen debut! Multiple boob flashes and references! Droz is gonna... he's gonna... PUUUKE!!! and Stone Cold giving the least effort possible!
We ReVIEWED ThE VeRY FiRST EpISODE Of WwF SuNDAY NiGHT HeAT FrOM 1998!