Welcome ladies and gentlemen, for another fantastic edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve into the “enhancement Match” and Promo-fest that was WWF Superstars! Meet legends like Sonny Blaze, Von Krus, and Matt and Jeff’s Cool uncle Barry Hardy! Repo Man is battling the British Bulldogs ability to deliver the same promo every time! Papa Shongo has cursed the Ultimate Warrior with a mom haircut! and the Mountie has souped up his Shock Stick to possible lethal levels!
So join us as we review WWF Superstars from May 9th and 16th of 1992!Read More
Hear ye hear ye! Step right up and listen to another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve headfirst into the era of Hulkamania! Its 1986 and while the Hulksters on a cocaine and steroid fueled rampage from city to city, the WWF teamed up with national television network NBC to produce a series of wrestling specials, This week we look at the fifth time they did such a special! Witness the glory that is Adorable Adrian Adonis vs the Junk Yard Dog! And Roddy Piper Spitting and whipping Mr T after attacking him post Boxing match!
So join us, as we reviewed WWF's Saturday Night's Main Event from March of 1986!Read More
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!Read More
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!Read More
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!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen, Step Right Up! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we take another dive into the "Home Video Collection" on the WWE Network as we look to 1988's Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake. See the origins of the character as well as his long running feud with The Dream Team! Its a collection of matches with crap endings and its apparently supposed to make you love the Beef!
We Reviewed Coliseum Home Video's Brutus the Barber Beefcake from 1988!Read More
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!
Join us! As we reviewed TNA's Slammiversary 2005!Read More
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!Read More
Welcome One! Welcome All! Step right up for another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! Witness our love of tournaments! Our dislike for Multi-cage WCW Shenanigans! Our Inability to care about Giant vs Giant matches! The destruction that can be wrought by a broom-wielding Man Called Sting! And one more notch on the side of the rule that WCW shows start with their best match and tumble straight down from there!
We reviewed WCW Uncensored 1996!Read More