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!
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 take a seasonal look at the the nightcap of the PPV-Expansion year! Witness the technical prowess of talents like Psycho Sid and Big Daddy Cool Diesel! Watch Ahmed Johnson attempt a live promo! The Undertaker's Urn smelted into a gold chain! Diana Hart-Smith's emmy-worthy ability to emote! And of course the Arkansas Hog Pen Match!
We reviewed WWF's In Your House 5: Season's Beatings!
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.
elcome One Welcome All! to the Golden Age of Grappling! Join us for Part 2 of our trip to 2007 and the stories behind booking an Indie Wrestling show! For the first time ever we have a two time guest as Tom Green regales us with the fantastic stories behind a day wrangling Marty Jannetty, Awesome Kong beating the hell out of an "out on her feet" Ann Brookstone, the Nolie Rumble, and how they ended up with an NWA title change in a match between Tiger Mask 4 and Mike Quackenbush on a show in Portage Indiana!
We reviewed Fight Sports Midwest Chapter 2 from 2007!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To another edition of THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! Witness the Post-Hogan wasteland that was the WWF in 1993! See Survivor Series Classic Matches involving the likes of Ludvig Borga! Adam Bomb! and Marty Jannetty! Learn the history of Thanksgiving from the sears-catalog-cover-Lugar family! And watch Shawn Michaels team with three un-named Knights to take on retired former wrestler hart brothers!
Brothers and Sisters, Gather close and hear the tale! Of the time the WWF took one of their minor PPVs to Winnipeg! Its a cold October in the great white north as Diesel and Razor headline this garbage fire of a show. Witness the premier of Gold Dust against the recently returned Marty Jannetty, And listen to the very second when Vince hatched his plan for fake diesel!
We reviewed the WWF's In Your House 4: The Great White North from 1995!