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 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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Non-binary Japanese and Gaijin alike! All are welcome!!! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we swerved to the Far East for the annual tradition of Match of the Year Candidates that will be forgotten 11 months from now on most best of 2019 lists! Its New Japan’s premiere event from the Tokyo Dome! With the best Strong Style, Traditional, Hard-Core and Flippy Shit style action that the current wrestling world has to offer! The return of the rainmaker! The Re-ascension of the Ace! A weird creepy mini-Kushida… What more can you ask for!
So join us as we reviewed NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom 13 from January 4th 2019!
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!
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!
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 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!
Hear Ye Hear ye! All gather and listen to another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we visit WWF in 1996 as they run their 11th In Your House. Headlined by as tony puts it the Spooky Match between Undertaker and Mankind! listen as we discuss curtain jerking Stone Cold! "Totally not in charge" Vince McMahon! Marc Mero's Baffling failure as a character in WWF! and of course Heel/Evil Jim Ross!
We reviewed WWF's In Your House 11: Buried Alive from 1996
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
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight Witness the first in a planned trilogy of PPV's named after the rock (According to the rock of course.) Listen as two all time greats have an all time stinker of a buried alive match! Hear how we once again find the wrestling trope of Woman who JUST WANTS TO BE NAKED and the darn Heel that wont let her! And We can't forget the Tag Matches! The Oddities Vs The Headbangers. Yeah, its THAT BAD.
We Reviewed WWF's In Your House: Rock Bottom 1998!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, We leave the time machine in storage as we look to the land of the rising sun! See the Briscoe Brothers Take on Haku's kids in a fairly decent match only for the crowd to not really care! But then See the crowd come unglued repeatedly as the the legends Tenzan, Kojima, Nagata and Nakanishi battle the young brash punks of Pro Wrestling Noah! And the night ends with three fantastic matches featuring Kenny Omega vs Hirooki Goto, Shibata vs Kyle O'reilly and finally company champ against company champ as the Noah Champ tries to defeat Okada for the IWGP title!
We Reviewed New Japan Pro Wrestling's King of Pro Wrestling 2016!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL to another fine edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! Gone are the wraiths of Cellular Calls, and return to the glory of Tony's voice. As we view what many call the Grand Daddy of them all! I don't have any crazy theme this week for the rundown. Its the final stop on our Road to WrestleMania!
This week We Reviewed the WWF's Wrestlemania X-seven!