Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week in light of NXT having their 25th takeover (Which we discuss as well in current wrestling) we go back just 3 short years to NXT’s 10th Takeover event! Tye Dillenger is Super Over! Asuka kicks the consciousness out of Nia Jax! The Revival and American Alpha steal the show! Austin Aries is being overshadowed! and HHH really really liked this one part of an old Jim Johnston track!
THE END IS HERE! and the Beginning of the end has just begun?
We reviewed NXT Takeover: The End from June of 2016!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls and Inbetweeners! This week we see what Papa Trips is up to in his fantasy booking game room Vince set up for him in Florida, as we see where NXT was in the summer of 2015! The first big arena takeover! Join as we witness Stephanie McMahon giving her "history making" promo for the first of 70 thousand times over the years since! See the arrival of Apollo Crews! Samoa Joe smashes Baron Corbin! And holy crap, Jushin Thunder Liger is wrestling in a WWE ring!
Welcome One! Welcome ALL! To yet another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we CROSS THE LINE to the world of Total Nonstop Action! As they celebrate their 3rd Anniversary! This show has everything! The Debut of Samoa Joe! A Reverse Ladder Match! Evil Canadians! DON WEST! Catfights, Handcuffs and a whole bucket-load of Bad Promos!
Welcome one, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we get an absolute Gem of a show from the old UK-based "The Wrestling Channel" Its 2005 and TNA is exciting, ROH is Exciting, And NOAH is Exciting! So lets mix them all up with some classic British Rules wrestling for an event you will be unlikely to forget! Usually I write jokes about the show, but there's little to make fun of here. If you need more convincing, check out the names in the tags. Seriously, Go watch it and then come back and listen, cause we have a great show for you.
As we review The Wrestling Channel's International Showdown 2005!
Ladies and Gentlemen, It is with great honor that I respectfully welcome you the 100th edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we tackle the great white whale that has been staring us down since the show's inception. A wrestling event so infamous for 2 absolutely awful gimmick matches that it would spawn possibly 100's of wrestling podcasts and publications to review it. BUT Unlike most of those shows... DP, Tony G, and our Guest Reviewer Shaun McG, The white-meat babyfaces that you know as your hosts of this little shindig... well, we were there live and in living color! So batten down the hatches and set our bearings for a place not down in any map; true places never are... For we sail for the nation of Russo in the land of Action Nonstop.
Welcome One Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we travel to the Land of Honor, where Integrity and order of utmost importance! Unless, they want to fight without honor then who cares... Its the Early days of Ring of Honor Wrestling. it feels a bit like an episode of WWE Muppet Babies! See 24 year old Samoa Joe! 26 year old AJ Styles! 22 year old Daniel Bryan *Cough* Bryan Danielson, And many more! Witness when Ring of Honor and All Japan Pro wrestling linked up to once and finally determine which promotion was superior, in an even numbered match competition! No shut up, you DO NOT know it will end in a tie!
Ladies and Gentleman, boys, girls, others, unicorns, choppers and wolf-kin... Welcome! to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness what many consider to be the absolute bottom of wrestling quality when it comes to Total Nonstop Action wrestling! See all of TNA's promising up and coming wrestlers forced to work with guys who either can't go anymore or just never could! Witness Kurt Angle warning everyone before the second match that they got taken advantage of when they paid for the show by promising there wont be a pay per view quality match! see the DOMINATION of the MEM! AND, of course, the infamous abortion known as Jenna Morasca vs Sharmell.
Welcome One, Welcome All! To yet another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week travel back ten years to the city of Portage Indiana! And witness the humble beginnings/early days of wrestlers featured on this years WrestleMania! See the likes of Claudio Castagnoli (Cesaro), Tyler Black (Seth Rollins), and Austin Aries (Austin Aries)! It was the small company with big dreams so lets sit down and enjoy this impressive indy show!
Welcome One, Welcome All to the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we begin our ROAD TO WRESTLEMANIA! Over the next few weeks we will be reviewing other companies "Versions of Mania." And where better to start then with the debut of TOTAL NONSTOP ACTION! That's right, the land of Jarrett, the place that held down AJ Styles and Samoa Joe for years. And who can forget DON WEST!?!?