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, and Inbetweeners, Welcome! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we work ourselves into a shoot brother! Its Vince Russo’s most infamous promo, and all the mess that came with it! And that’s not even talking about the literal mess left by the David flair love triangle melee! We have sad dad eye'd hulk hogan! Pure Baby-face Booker T! The end of Scott Hall! And Lots of guys with no clue who their characters were even supposed to be anymore...
so join us as we review WCW's Bash at the Beach from July of 2000!
Welcome One Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we dive headfirst into Russo-ville, Its WCW's first week of the new millennium! Nonstop garbage from start to finish, but a fun show to discuss! Madusa defends the Cruiserweight title vs Asia! Stevie Ray fights Midnight! a "Shoot Fight Rules" match! And who gave The Juice a mic?
So join us for all the bad wrestling, terrible promos and mostly GODAWFUL Production errors!as we reviewed WCW Thunder from January 6th of 2000!
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!
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!
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! On this week’s show, we take a visit to the dying days of Territory Wrestling! Dick The Bruiser was the head of the WWA which did their business “Deep in the flyover states” from Indianapolis to Chicago to Toledo to Detroit! See the generic versions of multiple well known wrasslin’ gimmicks from Hillbilly’s to masked assassins! In fact they are promoting in the future a match to determine who the real Superfly was… And no, neither wrestler in the match is Jimmy Snuka! Bad wrestling, but a fun look into weekly wrestling promotion, and more Scott Steiner at age 24 than you can stand!
We reviewed the World Wrestling Association’s Bruiser Bedlam Wrestling from August 23rd and 30th of 1986!
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!
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!
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!
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 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!
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.
Greetings and Salutations! Welcome One and All to the Golden Age of Grappling! This week, Witness how One man's finisher, effectively killed even good matches he was involved in! see Goldberg fresh off his loss get his now unimportant win back! Hear about how a man many thought wouldn't make it to the top did just that, but since this is WCW, so of course he didn't actually do it, it was handed to him...
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 death rattle of World Championship Wrestling! Its the Golden Age of Grappling! Witness Lex Lugar wearing a child's ballcap! See WCW claim their third or fourth reformation only to default back into shitting all over their audience! See the absolutely depressing ending of Bill Goldberg's WCW Career! And listen as Big Pappa Pump Scott Steiner Freaks and Peaks his way through being the TOP GUY.