Welcome One! Welcome All! To the WWE’s Biggest Party of the year SUMMERFEST! And we’re jumping back to the Uber-patriotic 2005!?? Witness the majesty that is Shark-Eyes Kurt Angle vs Eugene! The Immortal Hulk Hogan takes on the Icon Shawn Michaels! Chris Jericho can’t say tongue twisters! The “Divas Division” just… Isn’t! Tazz is Fuhstrated! Matt Hardy is betrayed and concussed! “J.R. & Co” can’t stop bringing the show back to politics! And we witness the very first ever Custody of a Child match!
Welcome One! Welcome All! To another astounding edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we dive into the Summer of VINCE! Mr McMahon is the center of everything on the very first Smackdown Pay Per View! An Affair with Sable! Bullying a one legged boy-wrestler! And ready to show off his #SophisticatedProduct with a match loaded with Blood and Guts and Crap! But wait there’s more! Baby Cena vs Big EVIL in a respect battle! Eddie Guerrero vs Chris Benoit in an amazing opener! And sooo much more!
So join us as we review WWE's Vengeance from July of 2003!
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, House Pets if your owner doesn’t do earbuds at home... WELCOME! To another Edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week bear witness to the love-pentagon that was Regal, Tajiri, Stone Cold, Kurt angle, and the object of all of their affection, Vince "Mr" McMahon! The Invasion is in full swing, WCW even has announcers, graphics and matches during the show! And team Xtreme might be the most over thing in the company!
Its a wild time as we reviewed WWF's SmackDOWN Episode #98 from July 5th of 2001!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! On this week’s show we dive headfirst into the original brand split! Its Bischoff vs Steph! Bischoff comes armed with H-L-A, Distant announcers, and the best of defunct companies propping up his WWE-bred main-eventers! And Steph fires back with the freaking Big Show as her champion, but a fantastic tag division with the likes of Los Guerreros and Edge/Mysterio! lots of good on this week’s show, Oh and the very first ever elimination chamber!
so join us as we review WWE’s Survivor Series 2002!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, Divas and Jobbers, All are welcome! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we visit the reign of King Booka! As the UPN TV network died and Smackdown Re-emerged on the newly labeled CW Network! The Miz is super young, and JBL super hates him! Jimmy Wang Yang is uncomfortable in Canada and Sylvain Grenier wrestles in the match of his life!
We reviewed WWE’s Smackdown Episode 370 from September 22nd 2006!
Welcome one, Welcome All! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we discover that the WWE's Favorite Band in the World is the very worst version of Limp Bizkit! We witness the WWE riding a blip of pop culture into the ground! (Devoting 5 segments to it!!!) Hear the King get super racist! And then watch Brock Lesnar try to off himself in front of millions of people around the world by taking a swan-dive into the ring!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step right up! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we travel back to the deserted wasteland of wrestling and entertainment known as 2010! Witness WWE put three of their largest competitors into ladder matches! The infamous Butterfly Diva's Championship! Kane getting the biggest babyface pop of his life only to turn heel seconds later! and one of the worst John Cena main event matches of all time!
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, etc... Step Right Up! For another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week! What happens when Scott Steiner fails to live up to possibly unfair expectations? See Josh Matthews and Michael Cole dressed like they are trying out for the backstreet boys! Can a Handicap match be good?
Find out the answers as we review WWE's No Way Out from 2003!
Ladies and Gentleman, Boys, Girls, Stormcloaks and Imperials! All are welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we discuss a show that seems more like an apology for ECW December to Dismember than it does a SmackDown pay per view. Teddy Long adds stipulations and events like we're at a SD house show, including a Naughty or Nice Diva's Lingerie Contest! A spur of the moment 4 way tag team championship ladder match! AND an appearance from Raw World Champion John Cena!
Ladies and Gentlemen, boys, girls, inbetweeners! (Thanks kev) Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, we take Grappling to the EXTREME! How extreme, you ask? Well So Extreme as to have a SUBMISSION MATCH! A PIG PEN Match! (for the title of Ms WrestleMania no less...) And who can forget when Gregory Helms became an actual WWE-Robotic Backstage Interviewer!?!?
Welcome One, Welcome All! to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week Lay witness to the night Triple H went META! its #HHHOverload with 3 WWE Title matches in one evening! Triple Triple H! See when WWE tried to make the GoDaddy girl their new Trish! And hear why the Great Khali only prays to THE MOST EVIL of Hindu Gods! Its Raw in PPV Format!
Welcome One, Welcome All to another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! We are on the Road to WrestleMania, So let us go back 11 years to 2006! Witness Mickie James steal Chicago's heart as she battles the seemingly hated Trish Stratus! Watch as Booker T is relegated to a crap match with The Boogeyman! See THE WRESTLING MACHINE Kurt Angle in full effect! And find out what happens in Tennessee when Vince McMahon mocks the LORD with a cameo from Evil Linda McMahon!
Welcome One Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Witness one of the bloodiest matches in WWE History! Listen as the WWE grapples with the retirement of Stone Cold Steve Austin! Watch as the WWE attempts to set up the absolute Dud that was Golderg vs Brock Lesnar at Mania for the first time! listen as John Cena and Josh Matthews battle shirts that were way too big! And hear how this show was easily 10 times better than Rumble '95!
This week its our CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! All Christmas All the time. We have clips as old as 1976 to as new as 2004. Welcome the the Christmas show. Highlights include a Lonely Italian man, Bobby Heenan as Santa Clause with Roddy Piper, The very first, and I believe last, Topless Top Rope Match in WWE history, And of course, you bet we have the Christmas Creature!
Welcome, Sit down, and Enjoy a Festive episode of the Golden Age of Grappling!
Ladies, Gentleman, Boys, Girls and Non-Binaries! All Are Welcome to the Golden Age of Grappling! Listen as Both Hardy's lose in disappointing ways and the path to Broken begins! Watch Triple H throw himself around as he wrestles the worlds largest broomstick KHALI! And one of the best 20 minute talking segments in PPV history!
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!
Come one come all! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! Step right up as we have a very special treat for you! Step back to the height of the Attitude Era! Complicated Story-lines, Special Referee Shenanigans, and a T-shirt that brings back quite a ridiculous memory from the mind of DP. Mankind Vs Rock, McMahon Vs Austin, and the never ending quest of Heel Men trying to keep women from showing their naked bodies!
Lots to discuss in this weeks show as we reviewed WWF's St. Valentines Day Massacre: In Your House 1999!