Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another exciting edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we head back 5 years to an interesting time in the WWE. CM Punk had left 6 months earlier, Daniel Bryan is out with a neck, and John Cena is about to become the NEW default champion as we await the Era of the Beast! On top of the main title, the shield has broken! Big E is a patriot preacher! And Hooo-llllyyyyy Crap, the state of this Women’s Division!
Hey, Why don't ya sit on down, or stand up, we're pretty flexible, and listen to a podcast!? This week we take a leap back 10 years to 2009! When the McMahon family was all baby-faces! Randy Orton still had a side hustle Punting! Cody Rhodes and Ted Dibiase learned to walk slowly! Christian Wins a Belt bigger than he is! The Hardy Boys soft-pitch the final deletion! And The Great Khali is in Kiss Cam Mode!
Welcome one, Welcome All! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we go EXTREME with the later days of Paul Heyman’s brainchild, Steve Corino threatens (and begins to attempt) to rape Laurie Sandman! The Impact Players win Tag-Team Gold! Some idiot gave promo-time to Electra! RVD wrestles in a walking boot! Grimes and New Jack attempt mutual suicide! And Paul Heyman actually speaks the unbridled truth!
Hear ye! Hear Ye! Step Right Up for another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we dive once again into the box of tapes known as Coliseum Home Video! Witness Epic team-ups like the Nasty Boys and the Repo Man in a 6 man tag match! See both Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart hold the Intercontinental Title belt! And SOOOO many bad endings of matches from DQ's to Count-outs, its all there! Oh and Bobby Heenan and Mean Gene are stuck on the side of the road with a broken down car.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, and Inbetweeners, Welcome! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! Wrestlemania 35 has come and gone along with SOOOO many other wrestling shows that piggybacked off the crowd and we're discussing the three major shows! The ROH and NJPW G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden! The NXT Takeover New York! And the 17 hour marathon of mediocre that was WrestleMania 35!
OH and we also attended Ring of Honor's Masters of the Craft show in Columbus OH this week! So listen to our thoughts on the show, the venue, and most importantly the gaggle of goobers had to sit in!
Welcome One Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we dive headfirst into Russo-ville, Its WCW's first week of the new millennium! Nonstop garbage from start to finish, but a fun show to discuss! Madusa defends the Cruiserweight title vs Asia! Stevie Ray fights Midnight! a "Shoot Fight Rules" match! And who gave The Juice a mic?
So join us for all the bad wrestling, terrible promos and mostly GODAWFUL Production errors!as we reviewed WCW Thunder from January 6th of 2000!
This week! The Attitude Era becomes Self-aware! We keep it classy with Pete Rose and Jennifer Flowers!The Legion of Doom buy new Goalie pads! Sgt Slaughter refuses to allow his estranged daughter Chyna to date Triple H! Sable Powerbombs her way into the hearts of millions! The Brothers of Destruction Collide! And Stone Cold Steve Austin is crowned World Champion!
Welcome ladies and gentlemen, for another fantastic edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve into the “enhancement Match” and Promo-fest that was WWF Superstars! Meet legends like Sonny Blaze, Von Krus, and Matt and Jeff’s Cool uncle Barry Hardy! Repo Man is battling the British Bulldogs ability to deliver the same promo every time! Papa Shongo has cursed the Ultimate Warrior with a mom haircut! and the Mountie has souped up his Shock Stick to possible lethal levels!
So join us as we review WWF Superstars from May 9th and 16th of 1992!
Hear ye hear ye! Step right up and listen to another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve headfirst into the era of Hulkamania! Its 1986 and while the Hulksters on a cocaine and steroid fueled rampage from city to city, the WWF teamed up with national television network NBC to produce a series of wrestling specials, This week we look at the fifth time they did such a special! Witness the glory that is Adorable Adrian Adonis vs the Junk Yard Dog! And Roddy Piper Spitting and whipping Mr T after attacking him post Boxing match!
So join us, as we reviewed WWF's Saturday Night's Main Event from March of 1986!
Welcome one, welcome all! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we hop back in our time machine to head back to the Jersey Shore in the dying days of the last millennium! Its time once again to GET EXTREME! And this week we have a doozy of a show featuring a Broken-Jaw’d Sabu! A promo from adult film star Jasmine St Claire! New Jack hits an Encore edition of his Balcony Dive! Balls Mahoney wraps a chair around the head of Steve Corino! And the Ruler of the Universe, SID, comes to town!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls and Beings of all stripes! Welcome to another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! On this week's show witness X-pac in a diaper! Triple H vs Triple D! the WWF Video Department going full FOX NEWS in their propaganda-style promotion of Shawn Michaels! And of course, witness Big Daddy Cool Diesel getting dragged down to HELL! (which of course is under a wrestling ring owned by Vince McMahon...)
We watched WWF In Your House 6: Rage in the Cage from 1996!
Pop a squat, sit down, or just keep doing whatever you’re doing and hit play on this week's episode where we're discussing the World Wrestling All-Stars second ever PPV! and their first ever on american soil, REVOLUTION! Sadly, this company had a shorter future ahead of them than the Creed Knock-off band that opens the show. We have Mark Madden, Slick Johnson, and DP's least favorite tag-team of all time, KRONIK! Oh we also get lots of midget talk, the dance team has dwindled to just three able-to-walk women in jeans, and the Macho Man ain't making it to the show!
So listen as we review WWA(S)'s Revolution from 2002!
Welcome One! Welcome All! to another exciting edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we leap ALL THE WAY BACK like 3 weeks, to January of 2019! Its the Black and Gold Brand of WWE, NXT. Gargano and Ciampa has gone darkest timeline. The vikings have arrived, and we get far more physical than expected with hair-whip-gore, and toe-munching! This is a go out of your way to watch show.
So lets talk about it as we review NXT Takeover Phoenix
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Inbetweeners, Step Right Up! For the latest edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! On the show this week we trek back to the death rattle of Crocket Promotions! As the Southern Fried Wrasslers take the fight to Vince McMahon’s backyard! Its the Counter-programming to the Royal Rumble! Featuring 4 matches, Bare-bones mistake riddled production and one of the worst main events we’ve watched here on the GrappleCast.
So Join us as we review the NWA’s Bunkhouse Stampede from 1988!
Welcome One! Welcome All! to the Late-to-the-Rumble-party edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve into the early years of the Rumble! 1991, when the world according to WWF was all about WAR!!! (but not the fun, Monday night kind) We go full propaganda! With the Ultimate Warrior ripping up an Iraqi flag, Roddy Piper wearing ribbons, and Sgt Slaughter is an american hero... oh sorry, no he was a Saddam Hussein sympathizer! Oh Yeah, and on top of all of that the Royal Rumble is gonna happen and there might be a total of 10 "wrestling Moves" in the entire thing!
So join us as we review The Royal Rumble from 1991!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! On this week’s show we dive headfirst into the original brand split! Its Bischoff vs Steph! Bischoff comes armed with H-L-A, Distant announcers, and the best of defunct companies propping up his WWE-bred main-eventers! And Steph fires back with the freaking Big Show as her champion, but a fantastic tag division with the likes of Los Guerreros and Edge/Mysterio! lots of good on this week’s show, Oh and the very first ever elimination chamber!
so join us as we review WWE’s Survivor Series 2002!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Non-binary Japanese and Gaijin alike! All are welcome!!! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we swerved to the Far East for the annual tradition of Match of the Year Candidates that will be forgotten 11 months from now on most best of 2019 lists! Its New Japan’s premiere event from the Tokyo Dome! With the best Strong Style, Traditional, Hard-Core and Flippy Shit style action that the current wrestling world has to offer! The return of the rainmaker! The Re-ascension of the Ace! A weird creepy mini-Kushida… What more can you ask for!
So join us as we reviewed NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 13 from January 4th 2019!
Welcome One Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week the fans are going… well there aren’t any fans… Its an Empty Arena Match! Rock Vs Mankind for the WWF World Championship! But first, Vince McMahon will have you sit through a two Heel vs Heel matches! deal with Shane’s bad-guy announcer schtick! and listen to Xpac promos! That will for sure bring in the NFL fans!
We reviewed the one and only Halftime Heat from 1999!