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 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!
Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys! Girls! Non-Binaries! Coke and Pepsi Prefer'ers! And anti-soda folks! All are welcome! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we venture to the heart of the attitude era! Its Mcmahon vs Austin and Damn all other story-lines cause they don't matter! Witness the very first female entrant into the Royal Rumble! See 3 members of DX in solo championship matches AND NONE OF THEM ARE HHH, HBK or Chyna! And listen to the dulcet tones of Michael Cole as he gets one of his earlier chances to unseat good ole JR!
We reviewed the WWF Royal Rumble 1999: No Chance in Hell!
Welcome One! Welcome All! to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week join us as we take a trip south of the Mason-Dixon for a good ole fashioned Southern Wrasslin' event! See the Inter-gender Arm Wrestling Championship change hands! Uber-Patriotic Propaganda speeches! Scott Steiner learning to take a clothesline! and Psycho Sid actually shows up to stand on his Lazy Susan!
We reviewed WCW's Clash of the Champions 14: Dixie Dynamite from 1991!
Damas y Caballeros, Boys and Girls, and anyone else within earshot! Come! Share, and enjoy The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve back to 1988 when David McLane (of GLOW fame) tried to take a bunch of the girls and become a real life big time promoter! And to their credit they may be the best part of the show. But in the end, there's only ONE Eiffel Tower, and ONE Mona Lisa, And ONE Leaning Tower of Pizza, But there are TWO non-finishes that main event this program.
Welcome one, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Witness yet another attempt to take over the WCW by yet another evil faction! Listen as Scott and Rick Steiner see who can get worse at promos faster, see the arrival of THE BODY to WCW's announce team, and listen as Jim Ross and Tony Schiavone try to out-play-by-play one another! And we'll recap our attendance of NXT Live in Indianapolis!
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!
Extra Extra! Hear all about it! The Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! The War has begun! Hear the tale of the Varsity Club, and how they came to main event not one, but two matches! AND over the Ric Flair vs Ricky Steamboat championship match! Listen as the NWA ruins all the fun of a Hair Vs Hair stipulation and the continuation of WCW's fascination with Double Play-by-play announce teams!
This week we reviewed WCW WrestleWAR 1989: The Music City Showdown!
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!