Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Non-Binary Folks! Any and all are Welcome to the GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! Witness the Jim Crocket Promotions Sequel that wont live up to the original! See matches between such wrestling legends as Denny Brown, Mike Davis and Brian Adidis! watch as Gordon Solie and Bob Caudle try their hardest to maneuver through the production mayhem that was pre-Wrestlemania pre-PPV wrestling promotion! There is No question about it folks, Its time for the NWA's Granddaddy of them all!
We Reviewed Starrcade 1984: The Million Dollar Challenge!Read More
Welcome One, Welcome all to the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight, Step back to the earliest of days of Eastern Championship Wrestling on TV, Watch Terry Funk play around on his farm with dolls and the backside of a horse! See the start of Paul E Dangerously's Hostile takeover of ECW! Listen as we introduce the GrappleCast universe to the entity only known... as Jay Sulli.
We Reviewed ECW Hardcore TV Episodes 5 & 6!
Welcome one, welcome all to the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight we go back to a whimsical time in World Championship Wrestling, When they were on the way up, and adding more and more NWO members because whoever said you can have too many cooks hasn't seen adult swim! Witness Macho Man Randy Savage and DDP have one of the hottest moments without being booked to wrestle at all, See Scott Steiner in that weird phase between Scotty and Big Pappa Pump. And discover how in the mid-90s america, the only thing that could truly bring us all together as wrestling fans, was hate...
We reviewed WCW's Slamboree 1997!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To another Episode of the Golden Age of Grappling! We travel to the land of extreme! See what happens when both Masato Tanaka and Jerry Lynn cant make the show! Witness Axl Rotten's ever-so-inclusive promo abilities! See a very young Yoshihiro Tajiri fresh off being allowed colors in his ring gear. And watch everyone say "Guilty as charged" as many times as possible!
We reviewed ECW's Guilty As Charged 1999!
Hear Ye Hear Ye, Step Right Up to another mind blowing episode of THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING PODCAST! Witness the death that was WWE Creative promoting anything other than John Cena vs Rock ONCE IN A LIFETIME. Listen as Booker T says everything all while saying nothing. Listen to the awkward ending stages of Heel Michael Cole (Although Debatable that ever ended). See the chamber matches open and middle the very show that is named after them! And then watch an impromptu WWE Superstars US Title match between Jack Swagger and Justin Gabriel... Yeah.
We Reviewed WWE's Elimination Chamber 2012!Read More
Welcome One, Welcome All to the death rattle of World Championship Wrestling! Its the Golden Age of Grappling! Witness Lex Lugar wearing a child's ballcap! See WCW claim their third or fourth reformation only to default back into shitting all over their audience! See the absolutely depressing ending of Bill Goldberg's WCW Career! And listen as Big Pappa Pump Scott Steiner Freaks and Peaks his way through being the TOP GUY.
We reviewed WCW's SIN from 2001!Read More
Welcome One Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Witness one of the bloodiest matches in WWE History! Listen as the WWE grapples with the retirement of Stone Cold Steve Austin! Watch as the WWE attempts to set up the absolute Dud that was Golderg vs Brock Lesnar at Mania for the first time! listen as John Cena and Josh Matthews battle shirts that were way too big! And hear how this show was easily 10 times better than Rumble '95!
We Reviewed WWE's Royal Rumble 2004!Read More
Ladies and Gentleman, Boys, Girls, and Inbetweeners! (StolenGimmick) Listen Up! I bring news of yet another episode of THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! As the world prepares for the yearly 30 man tradition known as the Royal Rumble, we take a step back, to a simpler time. When Ref's made no sense and the rules didn't matter! watch as Razor Ramon continues to wither away on the undercard, while Big Daddy Cool, a man who readily admits to only having 5 moves, is asked to go 25 minutes as his stupidly long reign as champ continues! THEN witness the most rushed, least dramatic and quite possibly the worst royal rumble in history.
We reviewed WWF's Royal Rumble 1995!Read More
Welcome one, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Witness yet another attempt to take over the WCW by yet another evil faction! Listen as Scott and Rick Steiner see who can get worse at promos faster, see the arrival of THE BODY to WCW's announce team, and listen as Jim Ross and Tony Schiavone try to out-play-by-play one another! And we'll recap our attendance of NXT Live in Indianapolis!Read More
We Reviewed WCW's Clash of the Champions 18!
Welcome One Welcome All! To a brief *ahem* 3 hour long break from the wayback machine gimmick. See what happens when a company has WAY TOO MANY BELTS! Too Many men on one show! And too few people watching. Seriously, This was very likely the best show of 2017. Listen as we discuss our thoughts on Scott Norton's migrating gut, strong style, and new theme songs.
We reviewed New Japan Pro Wrestling's Wrestle Kingdom 11Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, And dogs within range, lend an ear, listen a bit, for it is THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING PODCAST! Hear as three men continually apologize without apologizing for Hulk Hogan's absence. AND its the WORLD CUP OF WRESTLING! 7 New Japan Wrestlers Vs 7 WCW Wrestlers in a battle of world superiority! And then because its WCW there's like an hour of unneeded confusing main events.
So enjoy this slice of crazy that is WCW Starrcade 1995!Read More
This week its our CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! All Christmas All the time. We have clips as old as 1976 to as new as 2004. Welcome the the Christmas show. Highlights include a Lonely Italian man, Bobby Heenan as Santa Clause with Roddy Piper, The very first, and I believe last, Topless Top Rope Match in WWE history, And of course, you bet we have the Christmas Creature!
Welcome, Sit down, and Enjoy a Festive episode of the Golden Age of Grappling!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight Witness the first in a planned trilogy of PPV's named after the rock (According to the rock of course.) Listen as two all time greats have an all time stinker of a buried alive match! Hear how we once again find the wrestling trope of Woman who JUST WANTS TO BE NAKED and the darn Heel that wont let her! And We can't forget the Tag Matches! The Oddities Vs The Headbangers. Yeah, its THAT BAD.
We Reviewed WWF's In Your House: Rock Bottom 1998!
Ladies and Gentleman, Boys, Girls, and all the folks who don't fall into those other categories, WELCOME to yet another episode of The Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight witness the disaster that was Michael Cole: Heel Announcer. Listen as we tell tale of the half-rapping halfling Hornswaggle! And of course, the gift/curse that was The Rock "hosting" a wrestlemania.
We Reviewed WWE's WrestleMania 27!
*Tonight's show is a listener requested review! If you would like to request a show to be reviewed its super easy! Simply send us a tweet to @GrappleCast!Read More