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!
Welcome One! Welcome All! to the Late-to-the-Rumble-party edition of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week we delve into the early years of the Rumble! 1991, when the world according to WWF was all about WAR!!! (but not the fun, Monday night kind) We go full propaganda! With the Ultimate Warrior ripping up an Iraqi flag, Roddy Piper wearing ribbons, and Sgt Slaughter is an american hero... oh sorry, no he was a Saddam Hussein sympathizer! Oh Yeah, and on top of all of that the Royal Rumble is gonna happen and there might be a total of 10 "wrestling Moves" in the entire thing!
So join us as we review The Royal Rumble from 1991!
Welcome One! Welcome All! Step right up for another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we see what the second impression of ECW PPV looked like! See Mr Monday Night Rob Van Dam and Sabu beat up the Insane Clown Posse! The Sandman is lost in Florida! Little Spike Dudley donates about half his body weight in blood to the concrete floors of Fort Lauderdale's War Memorial! Live Helicopter footage! and More WWF Run-ins than you would think!
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!
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 GO EXTREME once more! with the worlds most famous annual Internet Convention! Whatever that means... A Wild Eyed Rookie Tracy Smothers Debuts in ECW! The Full Blooded Italians are formed! Chris Candido's Terry Funk impression! Terry Funk's Terry Funk impression! And The Height of Dreamer Vs Raven!
We watched ECW Hardcore TV Episodes 201 & 202 covering ECW's CyberSlam 1997!
Welcome One, Welcome ALL! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we take a seasonal look at the the nightcap of the PPV-Expansion year! Witness the technical prowess of talents like Psycho Sid and Big Daddy Cool Diesel! Watch Ahmed Johnson attempt a live promo! The Undertaker's Urn smelted into a gold chain! Diana Hart-Smith's emmy-worthy ability to emote! And of course the Arkansas Hog Pen Match!
We reviewed WWF's In Your House 5: Season's Beatings!
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 yet another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness the Pre-PPV world of ECW Home Video! Hear almost all of the expletive laden promos uncensored with all the blood and guts you come to expect from a brand such as extreme championship wrestling! Hear about Sandman being hit with a kendo stick by a 6 year old! That weird moment in time where D-von Dudley was the only heel dudley! Listen to original entrance theme music untouched by the legal team at WWENetwork! And of course, it wouldn't be ECW without at least one Joel Gertner promo...
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 another Episode of the Golden Age of Grappling! We travel to the land of extreme! See what happens when both Masato Tanaka and Jerry Lynn cant make the show! Witness Axl Rotten's ever-so-inclusive promo abilities! See a very young Yoshihiro Tajiri fresh off being allowed colors in his ring gear. And watch everyone say "Guilty as charged" as many times as possible!
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.
Hear Ye Hear Ye! Its Time for a Brand New GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! This week Go back to 1998, Just before many of the ECW Mainstays were stolen away by bigger companies! To a time when New Jack was perpetually attacking Jack Victory at random. When Axl Rotten bragged about not listening to doctors as Masato Tanaka and Balls Mahoney go for the tag Titles! A time when Bill Alfonso's Whistle blowing finally spread to the audience causing a Vuvuzela like irritant! And when Tammy Lynn Sytch was in the middle of her infamous feud with Tammy Lynn Bitch!
Brothers and Sisters, Gather close and hear the tale! Of the time the WWF took one of their minor PPVs to Winnipeg! Its a cold October in the great white north as Diesel and Razor headline this garbage fire of a show. Witness the premier of Gold Dust against the recently returned Marty Jannetty, And listen to the very second when Vince hatched his plan for fake diesel!
We reviewed the WWF's In Your House 4: The Great White North from 1995!
Brothers and Sisters Gather Close! Let us go back to the time of 1998. When the Attitude Era was in full swing, and the Roster of the Forefathers of the Attitude Era, ECW, Was not yet depleted! Witness the human destruction when the Uncaring, Hurricane-of-High-Spots, Mike Awesome meets the unkillable spirit of Masato Tanaka! Listen to the fount of informative wisdom that is Francine on Color Commentary! And Be BAFFLED by the curiously inconsistent role of referees in the land of Extreme!
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!