Welcome One! Welcome All! To another astounding edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we dive into the Summer of VINCE! Mr McMahon is the center of everything on the very first Smackdown Pay Per View! An Affair with Sable! Bullying a one legged boy-wrestler! And ready to show off his #SophisticatedProduct with a match loaded with Blood and Guts and Crap! But wait there’s more! Baby Cena vs Big EVIL in a respect battle! Eddie Guerrero vs Chris Benoit in an amazing opener! And sooo much more!
So join us as we review WWE's Vengeance from July of 2003!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, WELCOME! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we mirror the last few weeks in middle america with some HEAT! Back before WWF had given up on the product! Witness the destruction of the Brood! Michael PS Hayes as manager for the Hardy Boys! Its Vintage Vince Russo with tons of run ins and everyone has two feuds!
We reviewed Sunday Night Heat episodes 50 and 51 from July of 1999!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, House Pets if your owner doesn’t do earbuds at home... WELCOME! To another Edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week bear witness to the love-pentagon that was Regal, Tajiri, Stone Cold, Kurt angle, and the object of all of their affection, Vince "Mr" McMahon! The Invasion is in full swing, WCW even has announcers, graphics and matches during the show! And team Xtreme might be the most over thing in the company!
Its a wild time as we reviewed WWF's SmackDOWN Episode #98 from July 5th of 2001!
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 one, Welcome ALL! To the golden age of Grappling! This week we head Down Undah for the WWE's OTHER Australian super show. We get house show style post-matches! Terrible, truly bad, post-produced commentary from Cole and Taz! Tony's 5-star Bra and Panties match! And a lot of weird, semi-out of character tourist videos!
So join us as we review the WWE Global Warning Tour from August of 2002!
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!
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!
Hear Ye Hear ye! All gather and listen to another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we visit WWF in 1996 as they run their 11th In Your House. Headlined by as tony puts it the Spooky Match between Undertaker and Mankind! listen as we discuss curtain jerking Stone Cold! "Totally not in charge" Vince McMahon! Marc Mero's Baffling failure as a character in WWF! and of course Heel/Evil Jim Ross!
We reviewed WWF's In Your House 11: Buried Alive from 1996
Hello and Welcome to the latest edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week visit with us the summer of 1998! Hear the vocal stylings of the Insane Clown Posse as they sing the oddities to the ring! Witness as Jeff Jarrett gets a Pre-hair-cut Hair-cut! hear a foul Mouthed Howard Finkel! Vince being unkind to Mankind! And an Out Cold Stone Cold! We reviewed WWF's SummerSlam 1998
Welcome One, Welcome All! Its time for yet another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week see the death of Hulkamania! See Brett Hart win the "first ever" king of the Ring tournament to become the two time King of the Ring! See the Hawaiian Krush get distracted by crusty the clown! Its tournament time!
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!
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.
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 11
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!
Brothers and Sisters, Gather close and hear the tale! Of the time the WWF took one of their minor PPVs to Winnipeg! Its a cold October in the great white north as Diesel and Razor headline this garbage fire of a show. Witness the premier of Gold Dust against the recently returned Marty Jannetty, And listen to the very second when Vince hatched his plan for fake diesel!
We reviewed the WWF's In Your House 4: The Great White North from 1995!
Step right Up, Come On Down, to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, witness the second trip to the land of action nonstop. As we travel back to the year of 2005, When the young AJ Styles battles for the NWA Heavyweight championship against the man with the guitar Jeff Jarrett. Also on the show a 20 man royal rumble! A heavy amount of audio editing to fix names TNA weren't legally able to use! And of course everyone's favorite baseball card pitch-man turned color commentator, DON WEST!
Welcome One, Welcome All to the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we begin our ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA! Over the next few weeks we will be reviewing other companies "Versions of Mania." And where better to start then with the debut of TOTAL NONSTOP ACTION! That's right, the land of Jarrett, the place that held down AJ Styles and Samoa Joe for years. And who can forget DON WEST!?!?