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 the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we dive into the category only known on WWE Network as “Old School”! Find out the OTHER superstar that made their debut in Madison Square Garden the same night as Ric Flair! See the World Heavyweight Championship completely uncensored on WWF Television! And what do you do when you have Roddy Piper vs The REAL world’s Champion Ric Flair in MSG!?!? You put them dead middle of the card and give them an early out apparently… But this show is so much more than that! Witness the BeefSlam apocalypse that was the Natural Disasters vs the Legion of Doom! And join us as we again gush over the commentary of Heenan, Gorilla and Alfred.
We reviewed the WWF Old School Madison Square Garden show from October 28th of 1991!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Klingons, Romulans and even Ferengi! All are welcome to another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we blast off to the far reaches of the coliseum home video collection! Hear Ric Flair use space puns! Lord Alfred Hayes's Scottish Accent! a match between "Teddy Bear" and "Taco Bell"! And see just how much production value the WWF could squeeze out of a closet and some office chairs!
We reviewed the WWF Coliseum Home Video: Invasion '92!
Welcome One! Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we give thanks for Rough Old-Lady Wrestlers, Gorilla Monsoon's slightly racist affinity for not naming Asian girls. Jesse Ventura's Grand-pappy, Ephram The Body's, trip on the mayflower, Interviewers who look like Vince McMahon, Quick Tag psychology and Drawn out Pay Per Views!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls and Inbetweeners! Welcome! to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness the tragic breakup of Sweet Sapphire and Dusty Rhodes! The Big Bossman being inserted into 3 story-lines! Roddy Piper on commentary! And anyone and everyone speaking on microphones! Seriously, a third of this show is promo-time.
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we go back to the very first "Biggest Party of the Summer!" Witness the deployment of the Megapowers secret weapon! Be perplexed by the confusion that is Ken Patera! And TWO, count 'em, TWO road warrior rip-off tag teams!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL to the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight RIGHT HERE in YOUR Earholes! (Cheap Pop) Witness the Face Licking, Rule Changing, Bossman Cheering, Teeth Gritting, Vince Growling royal rumble of 1992! Its a stacked roster, and an even more stacked episode of the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast!