Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another fantastic edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! Step right up and witness the most "American" International tournament to ever be held! As 7 teams vie for the right to be crowned the inaugural NWA World's Tag Team Champions! Its the Bill Watts and Jim Ross experience in mid 1992, so top rope rules are... Wait, not in effect? except for one match, but only if they are by themselves... Oh and Bill Watts is sending the old title belt to a Japanese prince who contacted him online about an investment opportunity... just... Never-mind, Bill Watts World is an interesting place. commonly disrespected for being boring, but for our money, we found ourselves a real gem of a B-show PPV in this one! Including a hell of an opener and a downright fantastic heavyweight title match between Sting and Big Van Vader!
So join us as we review WCW's Great American Bash 1992!
Welcome one, Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week Shawn Michaels is back and own’s stock in Jesus-T’s! The crew just came back from India and 80% of the roster is sick! The Tag champs are Nude! and Vince McMahon’s sense of humor is running WILD!
We reviewed WWE Raw episode #496 from November 25th 2002!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week, The Legends Reunite! Dirty Dick Murdoch Vs Wahoo McDaniel in singles action 75-years past their prime(But its COOL cause its in Black and White! /s)! Hogan has arrived and, as contractually obligated, His (nasty) boys are crowned World Tag Champions! Witness the debut of The Master! Dusty Rhodes goes into the Hall of Fame! And find out how much Hulk Hogan loves the Macho Man’s Slim Jim Breath!
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!
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, and Non-binaries alike, Step right up! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we get a little spooky this all hallow’s eve! Spin the Wheel Make the Deal! Multiple World Championship confusion! Dusty Finishes and Tony Schiavone may be a werewolf in disguise looking to eat children.
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!
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!
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!
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 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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls of all ages! Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness the original Eugene, E-Vad Sullivan continue the wrestling trope of winning a woman for a night through a competition! Witness the technical mastery of Hacksaw Jim Duggan as he attempts to wrestle the blow-up-doll-filled-with-sand Sgt Craig Pittman! And discover the sad tale of Aldi-Brand Ultimate Warrior THE RENEGADE as he wins the TV Championship from Arn Anderson. Yeah, it ain't good!
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 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!
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!
Welcome my friends. We Have Returned from Japan and we've plugged in the microtoaster that powers the time box. Welcome to another edition of THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! Listen Close as we tell tale of the first time WWE gave us Brock Lesnar vs GOLDBERG! Spoiler, It still sucked! But twas not all that took place on this night of Mania! Hear as The Dead Man returns from his hiatus to be a biker that liked Limp Bizkit to battle his brother Kane. A Playboy Evening Gown match (Fantastic over the audio medium)! Gratuitous Shots of Vince McMahon's Face in a dark room! And then some actually really good wrestling! With _____ _________ winning the world heavyweight championship and hugging Eddie Guerrero as the confetti falls!
Gather Round and listen, Oh Cometh Ye ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! For we travel down doth Road TO WRESTLEMANIA.
Only our tale has no Quick Roads, Not any roadsmiths repair delays.. No, Our path, Like the path of many internet darling wrestlers, Goes through the OTHER territories...
We Hath already tread the rocky mountain paths of Action Nonstop, and so it is this week that we look to the Land to the south. Where Flair is god, and God is never in a tag team match.. We look to WCW.
Tonight, Childhoods shall be ruined, Myths busted, and Tony Shiavone will try to ruin kayfabe multiple times. This is THE GRAND DADDY OF THEM ALL.
Hey there Chap! You there, Young Lady! Come near, listen close...
I shall tell you a tale of disgrace, of putting on a black face, where Sting's helicopters chase, and the CaveBabes wear lace. Big Van Vader and Race, in a Sweet Mountain Base, NWA, Slow Pace, Ventura Headcase.
Guitars will be screaching, as Maxx Payne approaches, Great Muta is Teaching, as Jim Cornette Coaches.
What more could one want? Perhaps a better wrestler? Have the Hollywood Blonds, and Marc Mero, Court Jester.
This week we reviewed the WCW's Superbrawl 3 from 1993 The WHITE CASTLE OF FEAR!