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 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, and Inbetweeners, Welcome! To another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! Wrestlemania 35 has come and gone along with SOOOO many other wrestling shows that piggybacked off the crowd and we're discussing the three major shows! The ROH and NJPW G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden! The NXT Takeover New York! And the 17 hour marathon of mediocre that was WrestleMania 35!
OH and we also attended Ring of Honor's Masters of the Craft show in Columbus OH this week! So listen to our thoughts on the show, the venue, and most importantly the gaggle of goobers had to sit in!
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!
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step right up for another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we review a truly historic wrestling event put on by two (actually 3 but whatever) companies inside of a historically and continually oppressive country. Truly a fascinating tale as Eric Bischoff and his “bestest friend in the whole world” Muhammad Ali tried there hands at some publicity diplomacy! Spoiler, North Korea is still a terrible place, and likely no amount of figure four leg locks will fix it. But beyond the politics and danger, there was wrestling. Was it good? That’s what we’re here to decide! So join us as we review NJPW and WCW’s Collision In Korea from 1995!
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!
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!
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.