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!
Welcome one! Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we travel east to the land of Japan! For another Current Wrasslin' review as we talk about a show with two possible Match of the Year candidates! Fantastic continuing story lines as New Japan heads into the summer! And Sooooo Many Multi-man Tag Matches!
Welcome one, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week, trip back to with us to the era known only as the People Power Era! See Great Wrestling combined with poorly booked finishes and Paint-Drying-Boring backstage segments! Its the Johnny Ace regime, the time of the SUPER-SHOW, Heel Daniel Bryan and John Cena's first existential crisis story line!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls and Inbetweeners, step right up! To The Golden Age of Grappling! This week the retirement home lets out as World Championship Wrestling hosts the Legends Reunion! See 60+ year-old men attempt to wrestle while even older men go into business for themselves when given 30 seconds of spotlight! The Assassin vs Dusty Rhodes! The Crusher Vs Ox Baker! And Eric Bischoff vs the lighting rig!
We reviewed WCW's Slamboree 1993! A Legends Reunion!
Damas y Caballeros! Niños y Niñas! Rudos y Tecnicos! Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve into the Violent, Over-the-top, and Fun world of Lucha Underground! What happens when a Master of Mexican Independent Cinema and a big-time Reality Show Producer join forces? When a wrestling company tilts away from reality instead of toward it? You end up with a truly enjoyable and unique version of the "Sport" we all know and love so much! So join us this week as we watched Lucha Underground's Season One Finale!
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!
We reviewed WWE's ECW Episode 64 and 65 from 2007!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!