Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! In which we trip back a few short years to the summer of 2016. When the WWE decided, Hey lets use smaller guys on purpose! Witness the power of the PEN! as suddenly wrestlers like TJ Perkins can kick out of an Ibushi Last Ride Powerbomb! Also a glance at the early days of Team D.I.Y. and the story of Ciampa/Gargano! We also talk the most recent AEW, Smackdown, NXT, (and even some NWA for good measure!) in our current wrestling post-show!
So join us as we review the WWE’s Cruiser Weight Classic Finals from September of 2016!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another splendid edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we drop into the crazy world that was WWF's 1997. Baby-face/Heel dynamics are geography-based! Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart still really hate each other! The entire Hart family, along with In-Law extensions, are offended at once! Vince McMahon still thinks he's a decent announcer! All that plus our thoughts on AEW Dynamite, NXT, and the big return of Smackdown to terrestrial television.
So join us, as we review WWF's One Night Only from 1997!
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!
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 in light of NXT having their 25th takeover (Which we discuss as well in current wrestling) we go back just 3 short years to NXT’s 10th Takeover event! Tye Dillenger is Super Over! Asuka kicks the consciousness out of Nia Jax! The Revival and American Alpha steal the show! Austin Aries is being overshadowed! and HHH really really liked this one part of an old Jim Johnston track!
THE END IS HERE! and the Beginning of the end has just begun?
We reviewed NXT Takeover: The End from June of 2016!
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 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!
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, and Others, Step Right Up! For another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness the era of people power! CM Punk is on top with The Rock and Cena on the horizon! Heel Michael Cole and understanding, yet still creepily horny, face color commentator/grandpa Jerry Lawler! The finale to a “20 year Feud”! Kelly Kelly’s Vocal Cords in a Divas Championship Singles Match! And did you know Primo and Epico were already in WWE in 2011?
We Watched WWE’s Tables Ladders and Chairs from 2011!
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, and Dogs whose owners listen over their Alexas... Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness one of the most jam-packed episodes of Raw possibly ever. The Arrival of Cactus Jack! The Heel Hart Foundation in full swing! Douche-bag Shawn Michaels, Goldust, Marlena and so...so much more.
This week we reviewed WWF Raw episode 226 from September 22nd 1997!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls and Inbetweeners! This week we see what Papa Trips is up to in his fantasy booking game room Vince set up for him in Florida, as we see where NXT was in the summer of 2015! The first big arena takeover! Join as we witness Stephanie McMahon giving her "history making" promo for the first of 70 thousand times over the years since! See the arrival of Apollo Crews! Samoa Joe smashes Baron Corbin! And holy crap, Jushin Thunder Liger is wrestling in a WWE ring!
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 and girls and stars of USA's Pacific Blue! Step right up to the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we travel back to 1998, when wrestling was hot! Ratings were high! And adult content warnings were necessary! Witness Shane McMahon's on screen debut! Multiple boob flashes and references! Droz is gonna... he's gonna... PUUUKE!!! and Stone Cold giving the least effort possible!
We ReVIEWED ThE VeRY FiRST EpISODE Of WwF SuNDAY NiGHT HeAT FrOM 1998!
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!
Welcome One! Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, listen as WWE stretches as much as they can to fill a PPV time limit! we discuss inter-gender wrestling! we bitch about Matt Stryker a whole bunch! A smackdown GM changes the Raw title match on the show! And the announcers spend an entire match shit-talking Daniel Bryan when he was yet to even appear on television!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Pets of all varieties! Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week, we look back to the earliest of days of the WWE Network! where we find a very wet-haired Xavier Woods! We get an opening match so good that nothing to come after can live up to it! And we find out Stephanie McMahon has been cutting the same promo about women's, sorry, "DIVA's" wrestling history for 4 years now!