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!
This week we once again look to “The Granddaddy of them all!” And like many Granddads Starrcade, has sadly passed on... (Although as of late there has been an unholy resurrection of the brand) ...But back to the subject at hand! THIS WEEK on the GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! We're 6 months into the NWO and already Hulk Hogan is representing the retirement home branch of the brand as he takes on Rowdy Roddy Piper! Konan and Hugh Morris get manhandled by Woman! WCW Shows off their collection of play by play announcers! and we get a legitimately fantastic set of matches.
Join us this week as we reviewed WCW's Yearly tradition, Starrcade from 1996!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step right up for another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we review a truly historic wrestling event put on by two (actually 3 but whatever) companies inside of a historically and continually oppressive country. Truly a fascinating tale as Eric Bischoff and his “bestest friend in the whole world” Muhammad Ali tried there hands at some publicity diplomacy! Spoiler, North Korea is still a terrible place, and likely no amount of figure four leg locks will fix it. But beyond the politics and danger, there was wrestling. Was it good? That’s what we’re here to decide! So join us as we review NJPW and WCW’s Collision In Korea from 1995!
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! 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!
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, 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!
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, etc... Step Right Up! For another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week! What happens when Scott Steiner fails to live up to possibly unfair expectations? See Josh Matthews and Michael Cole dressed like they are trying out for the backstreet boys! Can a Handicap match be good?
Find out the answers as we review WWE's No Way Out from 2003!
Welcome one! Welcome All! To the latest edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week is a truly... Honestly...god awful wrestling event. WCW in 1999 was prepared to give you MORE. More ref bumps! More Cursing! More Wrestlers in Blue Jeans! More Blood! More insider terms in promos! More Baseball Bats! More confused announcers! More Sexuality! More BLOOD! More Disqualifications! Where they wanted to surprise you SO badly, that the surprise is that there isn't really a show!
Welcome one! Welcome All! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week see a show with two wasted debuts! Purposefully missed match finishes! Plot-holes like swiss cheese! And more apologizing announcers than the 3rd quarter of SuperBowl 38!
We reviewed WCW's Nitro #53 from September 16th 1996!
Welcome one, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we bear witness to WCW in the throws of their peak popularity and their love/hate relationship with the dreaded NEW WORLD ORDER! Hear the announcers not know long of a time limit applies to Television Championship matches! Listen as the super hot wrestlers in the WCW vs NWO feud are set aside so the world can get the NWO vs the 4 Horsemen! And a fun match between Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero for the cruiser-weight title opens the show so its definitely not ALL bad.
Ladies and Gentleman, Boys, Girls, Stormcloaks and Imperials! All are welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we discuss a show that seems more like an apology for ECW December to Dismember than it does a SmackDown pay per view. Teddy Long adds stipulations and events like we're at a SD house show, including a Naughty or Nice Diva's Lingerie Contest! A spur of the moment 4 way tag team championship ladder match! AND an appearance from Raw World Champion John Cena!
Welcome one, welcome all to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we trip back to the 700 mph downhill rush of WCW Nitro as they raced to kill their company as quickly as possible! See Kevin Nash agree to put his career on the line for absolutely no reason! Watch as Scott Norton and Buff Bagwell have the closest thing to an acceptable match of the night! And Witness Raven do nothing as his crew of ICP and Vampiro ruin everything slightly fun about this show! OH yeah, and Hogan changed his clothes...
We reviewed WCW Nitro Episode 203 from August 9th of 1999!
Welcome One, Welcome All! to the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight Witness the show that unfortunately the WWE doesn't want you to remember or think about. I say unfortunately, because there are two damn fantastic matches on it. But this wouldn't be wrestling without the Bad... And there is a decent helping of that as well. See the early days of Eugene! Watch when crowds had completely NO F*CKS to give about Women's wrestling matches! The Coach in an actual match! And of course, when the WWE couldn't help but add no-build HEAT matches to the card!
Greetings and Salutations! Welcome One and All to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, Witness how One man's finisher, effectively killed even good matches he was involved in! see Goldberg fresh off his loss get his now unimportant win back! Hear about how a man many thought wouldn't make it to the top did just that, but since this is WCW, so of course he didn't actually do it, it was handed to him...
Ladies and Gentleman, step right up! Its another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! listen as the world of WWE got shaken up yet again! See Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff try to pretend to get excited about draft picks like Mark Jindrak, Renee Dupree and Nidia! Listen as HHH is drafted to smackdown, only to be back on raw a week later!
We reviewed the WWE Draft Lottery of 2004! its Raw episode 565!
Welcome One, Welcome All to another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! We are on the Road to WrestleMania, So let us go back 11 years to 2006! Witness Mickie James steal Chicago's heart as she battles the seemingly hated Trish Stratus! Watch as Booker T is relegated to a crap match with The Boogeyman! See THE WRESTLING MACHINE Kurt Angle in full effect! And find out what happens in Tennessee when Vince McMahon mocks the LORD with a cameo from Evil Linda McMahon!
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...