This week we once again look to “The Granddaddy of them all!” And like many Granddads Starrcade, has sadly passed on... (Although as of late there has been an unholy resurrection of the brand) ...But back to the subject at hand! THIS WEEK on the GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! We're 6 months into the NWO and already Hulk Hogan is representing the retirement home branch of the brand as he takes on Rowdy Roddy Piper! Konan and Hugh Morris get manhandled by Woman! WCW Shows off their collection of play by play announcers! and we get a legitimately fantastic set of matches.
Join us this week as we reviewed WCW's Yearly tradition, Starrcade from 1996!
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys, Girls, NWO and WCW, Wolfpac and Black&White, ALL ARE WELCOME! To the Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week Witness the height of the N.W.O! One of the best Promotional Heel turns! The WCW finally admitting to mispronouncing Ultimo as Ultimate! A misunderstood sting resorts to homing pigeons of questionable size to attempt to communicate with WCW officials! And like a sad childhood memory, the New World Order is left to Celebrate their Birthday a month late and with Papa Hogan absent!
We watched the very last WCW Clash of the Champions! Its Clash 35 from August of 1997!
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 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 my friends. We Have Returned from Japan and we've plugged in the microtoaster that powers the time box. Welcome to another edition of THE GOLDEN AGE OF GRAPPLING! Listen Close as we tell tale of the first time WWE gave us Brock Lesnar vs GOLDBERG! Spoiler, It still sucked! But twas not all that took place on this night of Mania! Hear as The Dead Man returns from his hiatus to be a biker that liked Limp Bizkit to battle his brother Kane. A Playboy Evening Gown match (Fantastic over the audio medium)! Gratuitous Shots of Vince McMahon's Face in a dark room! And then some actually really good wrestling! With _____ _________ winning the world heavyweight championship and hugging Eddie Guerrero as the confetti falls!
Come One Come All! To The Golden Age of Grappling Podcast! This week we have a double feature! See Wrestling New and Old! First we review New Japan's King of Pro Wrestling 2015! Then Travel with us back in time to 1993 where we review the WCW/NJPW Supershow 3! And witness Ron Simmons taking on Jack from the original Tekken Game (Tony Halme)!
This week's show is a fantastic mix of both good and bad wrestling, and its Oh soo much fun.