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!
Pop a squat, sit down, or just keep doing whatever you’re doing and hit play on this week's episode where we're discussing the World Wrestling All-Stars second ever PPV! and their first ever on american soil, REVOLUTION! Sadly, this company had a shorter future ahead of them than the Creed Knock-off band that opens the show. We have Mark Madden, Slick Johnson, and DP's least favorite tag-team of all time, KRONIK! Oh we also get lots of midget talk, the dance team has dwindled to just three able-to-walk women in jeans, and the Macho Man ain't making it to the show!
So listen as we review WWA(S)'s Revolution from 2002!
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!
Ladies and Gentlemen, boys, girls, and all others! Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we head back to the first year of Turner Broadcasting's WCW! Attendance was down! Revenue was down! But the Talent was fantastic! We follow Missy Hyatt and Robin Green on a trip to the mall! Great Muta debuts the YELLOW MIST in america! The Road Warriors do some Beef-Mashin' against the Samoan Swat Team! And Terry Funk is certifiably insane, and possibly wanted for attempted murder!
We reviewed the WCW's Clash of the Champions 8 from 1989!
Dudes and Jacks! Bimbos and Bitches! Welcome all to The Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we travel back to the start of the Willenium. Welcome to Russo Era 2.0! Witness a man on fire! (Not a disco inferno. but he's here too!) Back to back Retirement Matches! A Best of 9 Tables Match! Zip-lines, Curse-words, neck-braces, sexism, and Sports Entertainment!
We reviewed WCW's Great American Bash from June of 2000!
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!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Step right up and witness the debut of DOOM! The Naming of the Frankensteiner! JR's original first love, Dr Death Steve Williams! Skateboarding Johnny Ace! Shane Douglas holding a skateboard! Trophy Smashing! a Meltzer-rated ***** match! and Good Ole-Fashioned gratuitous cleavage!
We reviewed WCW's Clash of the Champions IX from 1989!
Welcome one, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we bear witness to WCW in the throws of their peak popularity and their love/hate relationship with the dreaded NEW WORLD ORDER! Hear the announcers not know long of a time limit applies to Television Championship matches! Listen as the super hot wrestlers in the WCW vs NWO feud are set aside so the world can get the NWO vs the 4 Horsemen! And a fun match between Chris Jericho and Eddie Guerrero for the cruiser-weight title opens the show so its definitely not ALL bad.
Welcome One, Welcome All! Its time for yet another edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week see the death of Hulkamania! See Brett Hart win the "first ever" king of the Ring tournament to become the two time King of the Ring! See the Hawaiian Krush get distracted by crusty the clown! Its tournament time!
Welcome one, welcome all to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we trip back to the 700 mph downhill rush of WCW Nitro as they raced to kill their company as quickly as possible! See Kevin Nash agree to put his career on the line for absolutely no reason! Watch as Scott Norton and Buff Bagwell have the closest thing to an acceptable match of the night! And Witness Raven do nothing as his crew of ICP and Vampiro ruin everything slightly fun about this show! OH yeah, and Hogan changed his clothes...
We reviewed WCW Nitro Episode 203 from August 9th of 1999!
Welcome one, welcome all to the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight we go back to a whimsical time in World Championship Wrestling, When they were on the way up, and adding more and more NWO members because whoever said you can have too many cooks hasn't seen adult swim! Witness Macho Man Randy Savage and DDP have one of the hottest moments without being booked to wrestle at all, See Scott Steiner in that weird phase between Scotty and Big Pappa Pump. And discover how in the mid-90s america, the only thing that could truly bring us all together as wrestling fans, was hate...
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!
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!
Welcome Welcome, one and All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness a Spooky Treat as we adventure to the land of WCW for their annual Halloween show! See Macho Man and Hulk Hogan cut awful promo's! Witness the destruction of Mongo's marriage! And find out just how amazing an 11 minute match between Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio in their prime could be!
Welcome! Welcome, Step Right Up for the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness Raven's early Darkwing Duck/Madonna inspired gimmick of Scotty Flamingo! Hear JR Rundown the athletic accomplishments of Ron Simmons and Dr Death with the excitement of a man reading his own winning lottery ticket! And the return of a GrappleCast favorite Johnny B Badd as he hosts the most complicated bikini contest in wrestling history! (Oh and three absolutely stone cold fantastic matches!)
Gather Round and listen, Oh Cometh Ye ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! For we travel down doth Road TO WRESTLEMANIA.
Only our tale has no Quick Roads, Not any roadsmiths repair delays.. No, Our path, Like the path of many internet darling wrestlers, Goes through the OTHER territories...
We Hath already tread the rocky mountain paths of Action Nonstop, and so it is this week that we look to the Land to the south. Where Flair is god, and God is never in a tag team match.. We look to WCW.
Tonight, Childhoods shall be ruined, Myths busted, and Tony Shiavone will try to ruin kayfabe multiple times. This is THE GRAND DADDY OF THEM ALL.
Gather 'round my wrestling fans. Listen and hear us clear as we tell the tale of the great WAR of 1990... As Cactus Jack fought an escaped mental patient, while the MAN CALLED STING hobbled around on crutches, and The Undertaker first discovered his love for the motorcycle riding indoors.
This week we reviewed WCW's WrestleWAR '90: WILD THING!