Welcome One Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week the fans are going… well there aren’t any fans… Its an Empty Arena Match! Rock Vs Mankind for the WWF World Championship! But first, Vince McMahon will have you sit through a two Heel vs Heel matches! deal with Shane’s bad-guy announcer schtick! and listen to Xpac promos! That will for sure bring in the NFL fans!
We reviewed the one and only Halftime Heat from 1999!Read More
Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the Cast,
Our hosts will talk wrestling and laughs from the past,
The soundbites all clipped by DP with care,
In hopes that Sid Vicious would soon be there.
Earbuds and airpods nestled snug in our ears,
While Santa is absent, the Wildman is here.
On Sable! On Sunny! On King and JR!
On Vince McMahon screaming “ITS THE BAD GUY RAY-ZAR!”
As another year passes and comes to a close…
Merry Christmas to you,
Thanks for enjoying our shows…
This week we reviewed WWF RAW from Monday, December 23rd of 1996!Read More
Welcome one, Welcome ALL! To the golden age of Grappling! This week we head Down Undah for the WWE's OTHER Australian super show. We get house show style post-matches! Terrible, truly bad, post-produced commentary from Cole and Taz! Tony's 5-star Bra and Panties match! And a lot of weird, semi-out of character tourist videos!
So join us as we review the WWE Global Warning Tour from August of 2002!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, Inbetweeners, and Dogs whose owners listen over their Alexas... Welcome! To the Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness one of the most jam-packed episodes of Raw possibly ever. The Arrival of Cactus Jack! The Heel Hart Foundation in full swing! Douche-bag Shawn Michaels, Goldust, Marlena and so...so much more.
This week we reviewed WWF Raw episode 226 from September 22nd 1997!Read More
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Step right up for another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we witness the prolonged death of WCW! DDP learns what happen when you stalk The Undertakers wife Sara! Test becomes the mouthpiece of the Dudley Boyz! Jericho points out obvious plastic surgery! The Bookend Vs The Rock Bottom is tested! And the WWF falls into a pit of bad finishes!
We reviewed WWF's Summerslam 2001!Read More
Welcome one, Welcome All! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we discover that the WWE's Favorite Band in the World is the very worst version of Limp Bizkit! We witness the WWE riding a blip of pop culture into the ground! (Devoting 5 segments to it!!!) Hear the King get super racist! And then watch Brock Lesnar try to off himself in front of millions of people around the world by taking a swan-dive into the ring!
We watched WWE's WrestleMania 19!Read More
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Join us as we discover the debut of Biker Undertaker! Triple H has begun mixing his faction with family! Stephanie as the Women's Champion at the age of 24! And Gerald Brisco's exhaustive time as the WWF Hardcore Champion!
We Reviewed WWF's Judgement Day from 2000!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and girls and stars of USA's Pacific Blue! Step right up to the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we travel back to 1998, when wrestling was hot! Ratings were high! And adult content warnings were necessary! Witness Shane McMahon's on screen debut! Multiple boob flashes and references! Droz is gonna... he's gonna... PUUUKE!!! and Stone Cold giving the least effort possible!
We ReVIEWED ThE VeRY FiRST EpISODE Of WwF SuNDAY NiGHT HeAT FrOM 1998!Read More
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!Read More
Welcome one welcome all! to the Golden Age of Grappling as we trip back to the Wastelands known as WWE programming in early 2012! Join our hero the pale vault dweller and long time champion CM Punk as he battles the Caesar Johnny Ace and his head legionnaire Dotunga. Listen as Michael Cole repeatedly gets offended at the word Woman being used and insists on the much less degrading and insulting term DIVA. And remember when the potential mayor of a Tennessee county started an Embrace Hate campaign?
We reviewed WWE's Royal Rumble 2012!Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys! Girls! Non-Binaries! Coke and Pepsi Prefer'ers! And anti-soda folks! All are welcome! To another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week we venture to the heart of the attitude era! Its Mcmahon vs Austin and Damn all other story-lines cause they don't matter! Witness the very first female entrant into the Royal Rumble! See 3 members of DX in solo championship matches AND NONE OF THEM ARE HHH, HBK or Chyna! And listen to the dulcet tones of Michael Cole as he gets one of his earlier chances to unseat good ole JR!
We reviewed the WWF Royal Rumble 1999: No Chance in Hell!Read More
Hello and Welcome to the latest edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! This week visit with us the summer of 1998! Hear the vocal stylings of the Insane Clown Posse as they sing the oddities to the ring! Witness as Jeff Jarrett gets a Pre-hair-cut Hair-cut! hear a foul Mouthed Howard Finkel! Vince being unkind to Mankind! And an Out Cold Stone Cold!Read More
We reviewed WWF's SummerSlam 1998
Boys and Girls, Ladies and Gentleman, Dogs, Cats, Anyone with ears step right up! For tis time for yet another episode of The Golden Age of Grappling! This week witness Ahmed Johnson wrestle one match for every set of knee-pads! watch as Jerry Lawler talks crap about any and every sport that isn't pro wrestling! See the Rock and Sock Connection when Rock's finisher was still a cross body! And see the true stars of tonight's show, 5 empty front row seats!
We reviewed WWF's In Your House 15: A Cold Day in Hell!Read More
Ladies and Gentleman, step right up! Its another edition of the Golden Age of Grappling! listen as the world of WWE got shaken up yet again! See Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff try to pretend to get excited about draft picks like Mark Jindrak, Renee Dupree and Nidia! Listen as HHH is drafted to smackdown, only to be back on raw a week later!
We reviewed the WWE Draft Lottery of 2004! its Raw episode 565!Read More
Hear Ye Hear Ye, Step Right Up to another mind blowing episode of THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING PODCAST! Witness the death that was WWE Creative promoting anything other than John Cena vs Rock ONCE IN A LIFETIME. Listen as Booker T says everything all while saying nothing. Listen to the awkward ending stages of Heel Michael Cole (Although Debatable that ever ended). See the chamber matches open and middle the very show that is named after them! And then watch an impromptu WWE Superstars US Title match between Jack Swagger and Justin Gabriel... Yeah.
We Reviewed WWE's Elimination Chamber 2012!Read More
This week its our CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! All Christmas All the time. We have clips as old as 1976 to as new as 2004. Welcome the the Christmas show. Highlights include a Lonely Italian man, Bobby Heenan as Santa Clause with Roddy Piper, The very first, and I believe last, Topless Top Rope Match in WWE history, And of course, you bet we have the Christmas Creature!
Welcome, Sit down, and Enjoy a Festive episode of the Golden Age of Grappling!
Welcome One, Welcome All! To the Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight Witness the first in a planned trilogy of PPV's named after the rock (According to the rock of course.) Listen as two all time greats have an all time stinker of a buried alive match! Hear how we once again find the wrestling trope of Woman who JUST WANTS TO BE NAKED and the darn Heel that wont let her! And We can't forget the Tag Matches! The Oddities Vs The Headbangers. Yeah, its THAT BAD.
We Reviewed WWF's In Your House: Rock Bottom 1998!
Ladies and Gentleman, Boys, Girls, and all the folks who don't fall into those other categories, WELCOME to yet another episode of The Golden Age of Grappling! Tonight witness the disaster that was Michael Cole: Heel Announcer. Listen as we tell tale of the half-rapping halfling Hornswaggle! And of course, the gift/curse that was The Rock "hosting" a wrestlemania.
We Reviewed WWE's WrestleMania 27!
*Tonight's show is a listener requested review! If you would like to request a show to be reviewed its super easy! Simply send us a tweet to @GrappleCast!Read More