Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and girls and inbetweeners, Welcome! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week let the time machine take a break as we reviewed the close of the always epic G1 Climax tournament! New Japan’s Premier Tournament for the right to main event Wrestle Kingdom! And on top of being a designed One Match Show, this year gave us plenty more to discuss!
So join us as we reviewed NJPW’s G1 Climax 29: Night 19: The Finals
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 another episode of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we stay in 2019 and head east to, In Chris Jericho’s Opinion, The Bullshit Country of Japan! John Moxley befriends a young lion! Shingo Takage and Satoshi Kojima battle over who has the snuggest, most-cozy, if you will, Lariat! Will Ospreay and Dragon Lee have a potential show stealing match in the Jr title scene! Tetsuya Naito and Kota Ibushi almost die a few times! And so much more!
We reviewed New Japan’s Dominion from June of 2019!
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!
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 the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we travel east to the land of Japan! For another Current Wrasslin' review as we talk about a show with two possible Match of the Year candidates! Fantastic continuing story lines as New Japan heads into the summer! And Sooooo Many Multi-man Tag Matches!
Welcome one! Welcome ALL! To another episode of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we travel to the east! For another edition of our current New Japan reviews with the NJPW version of Wrestlemania! Hear how much Don Callis is into Yujiro Takahashi, Sexually! The continuing discussion of How many factions is too many factions! Find out how No-DQ actually adds more rules to a match in new japan! And is it ok for announcers to discuss star ratings and call people marks?
Find out tonight as we reviewed Wrestle Kingdom 12!
Ladies and Gentleman! Boys, Girls and all the others... WELCOME! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we trip back to semi-recent history with Ring of Honor Wrestling! Witness the fun that was Steve Corino and Kevin Kelly on announce duty! See Kevin Steen (Owens) against Shinsuke Nakamura, Michael Bennet vs Hiroshi Tanahashi and even Jay Lethal vs KUSHIDA! And hear our thoughts on this year's Global Wars show in Columbus, Ohio that we attended this weekend!
Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls, Coke and Pepsi drinkers, WaterKings and WaterPrinces alike, All are welcome! to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we step back to recent History to the final night of the most prestigious tournament in modern wrestling the G1 Climax! We discover how New Japan stole their booking strategies from JK Rowling! And witness one of our favorite matches in a very long time! And really, aren't nearly as upset about a card with 8 tag matches as you would expect...
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Non-Binary World Wonders... Welcome! to The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we take a look at one of the recent offering's from the land of the rising sun's premier wrestling promotion New Japan! Listen as we discuss yet another amazing chapter of the Omega/Okada feud, and how it yet again overshadowed another incredible match between Japan's John Cena, Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Tetsuya Naito. Find out about even more factions! and listen to us complain about having too much awesome wrestling in one night.
We reviewed New Japan Pro Wrestling's Dominion 2017!
Welcome One Welcome All! To a brief *ahem* 3 hour long break from the wayback machine gimmick. See what happens when a company has WAY TOO MANY BELTS! Too Many men on one show! And too few people watching. Seriously, This was very likely the best show of 2017. Listen as we discuss our thoughts on Scott Norton's migrating gut, strong style, and new theme songs.
We reviewed New Japan Pro Wrestling's Wrestle Kingdom 11
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, And dogs within range, lend an ear, listen a bit, for it is THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING PODCAST! Hear as three men continually apologize without apologizing for Hulk Hogan's absence. AND its the WORLD CUP OF WRESTLING! 7 New Japan Wrestlers Vs 7 WCW Wrestlers in a battle of world superiority! And then because its WCW there's like an hour of unneeded confusing main events.
So enjoy this slice of crazy that is WCW Starrcade 1995!
Come One! Come ALL! Its the Golden Age of Grappling! See death defying leaps by over age luchadores! See Hirooki Goto go through his Tina Turner phase! Watch a young Rainmaker survive a short match with the Dynasty Warrior Knock-off himself, YOSHI-HASHI, only to don a Donald Trump like hairdo and confront the 1/100 Ace Tanahashi!
We reviewed NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 6 and previewed NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 10!
Come One Come All! To The Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we have a double feature! See Wrestling New and Old! First we review New Japan's King of Pro Wrestling 2015! Then Travel with us back in time to 1993 where we review the WCW/NJPW Supershow 3! And witness Ron Simmons taking on Jack from the original Tekken Game (Tony Halme)!
This week's show is a fantastic mix of both good and bad wrestling, and its Oh soo much fun.