Oh hey, we're back! We recorded this one on the day of Wrestlemania 34...and we're publishing it a week later. Well, we are all about old stuff. So, why not listen to a week old podcast? We'll discuss Wrestlemania 34 in our next episode. This week it's all about Wrestlemania 12 and 1996! We've got warriors, backlot brawls, and Marc Mero! Then, it's time for the main event of the evening. The epic showdown between HBK and Bret Hart for the WWF title. Enjoy! You can now listen on TuneIn...
We're on the exit ramp for Wrestlemania 34. So why not go back and revisit a classic Wrestlemania from the past...right? WRONG. No, we're going to review one of the worst Wrestlemanias in history: Wrestlemania 2000 (McMahonamania featuring a McMahon in every corner in the fatal four way main event)This dreary, dreadful disaster is probably the only Wrestlemania to feature 1 "singles" match. No HBK, No Undertaker, and No Stone Cold Steve Austin...what could possibly go wrong? We also...
This week we talk about all the big news items from the week including the Daniel Bryan return, the Mark Henry Hall of Fame announcement, we continue to argue about Moolah, and then Alex expresses his hatred of the Harris brothers. For our review: we hop back all the way to the year 2000 to watch Dusty Rhodes (that's not a typo) fight in an ECW ring! Review starts around 1:05:00 Enjoy!
This week Alex and Patrick review the NWA's Bunkhouse Stampede pay-per-view featuring a battle royal in a cage and Arn Anderson in a belly shirt. Patrick also has some news from the week including Goldust challenging John Cena at Wrestlemania (just kidding). So enjoy episode 70 featuring Warlord and his giant arms! The review starts around 45:45.
March is a historically significant month for fans of professional wrestling. In 2001, Extreme Championship Wrestling and World Championship Wrestling officially folded and the company now known as World Wrestling Entertainment would go on to rule the wrestling world. So, for this week's review we head back to March 18, 2001, and WCW's final pay-per-view offering: Greed. Can Diamond Dallas Page overcome Big Papa Pump? Can Dusty Rhodes eat 240 burritos? We'll find out together. Plus,...
Be kind and rewind back to the first ever Coliseum Home Video! It's Bloopers, Bleeps, and Bodyslams! Alex and Patrick review this historic production after highlighting a few news items from around the sport for this week of February 2018. Enjoy!
Happy Valentine's Day! We talk about a few news items from the first week of February 2018 including the news that Rey Mysterio and Jushin Liger will meet in a NJPW ring. Then, it's time to look back at an event that changed wrestling forever: Paul Wight's WWF debut! Just kidding, we review this ppv from 1999 on the road to Wrestlemania 15 featuring Ryne Shamrock and Mr. Socko t-shirt commercials! It's the Valentine's Day present you never asked for! Enjoy! Review starts around 25:00.
We're on the road to Wrestlemania as we talk Rumble 2018, the return of Johnathan Coachman, the arrival of Jeremy Borash and Drake Maverick to the WWE plus we highlight a few other news and notes from the week. Then, we review Clash of The Champions 18 featuring Johnny B. Badd! Plus, the dangerous alliance is trying to take over the WCW! Finally, Paul Heyman and Brian Pillman cut promos with hints of racism! So tune into this Superstation staple! The review starts around the 30:00 mark....
In this over the top review,we take a look back at the brutal street fight between Cactus Jack and Triple H. Then, it's a battle of the midcarders in the 2000 Royal Rumble match. Before that we talk XFL, Enzo, and Raw 25. The review starts around 44:00. Enjoy it. Find us on twitter @retrowpodcast
In this quad splitting edition of Retro Wrestling Podcast we discuss some of the biggest stories in wrestling...but since we taped on Sunday we missed the Enzo story, the XFL, and the speculation on Ronda Rousey. Well there's always next week right? Then we watch the 2005 Royal Rumble featuring Triple H holding younger talent down, JBL as champion, and Vince McMahon stealing the show with an incredible botch. The review starts around 41:00. Enjoy!
We're back for 2018! This episode is loaded with news from December and early January so if you only want the review it starts around 1:16:00. We talk Paige, Mark Henry, Raw 25, and name some of our favorite Raw memories. Then, it's time to watch Taboo Tuesday 2004 featuring Eugene shaving Eric Bischoff's head and two of the worst Diva matches ever (also: Ric Flair in a Steel Cage Match). So, dial up your modem and cast your vote as the fate of WWE is in your hands. (or is it???)
We say goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018 by going back to 2005 for WWE New Year's Revolution. Knees will be destroyed, babies will be punted, and Maven will...well...be Maven! In addition to the review we will highlight a few news stories of the last week of 2017 and hand out our year end awards. Thanks for a great 2017 and we'll see you in January!
It's a Merry DXmas from the Retro Wrestling Podcast as we review the Christmas episode of Raw is War from December 22nd, 1997. Featuring Rock vs. Undertaker, Stone Cold vs. Santa, and Shawn vs. HHH in an epic showdown for the European title. We also discuss the news from the week including the revival of the XFL (we're not joking). Have a Merry Christmas from all of us here at Retro Wrestling Podcast!
Take December to the extreme! It's the disaster known as December to Dismember! The final ever "ecw" pay-per-view. Patrick and I also talk the arrival of Woken Matt Hardy, the Andre documentary, the "historic" match in the UAE, and more. So, sit back and smash a can on your head like Sandman and enjoy!
In this week's edition of the Retro Wrestling Podcast we take a look back at the first inferno match from Unforgiven 1998, Austin's first WWF title defense on PPV, and the first ever evening gown match. Patrick and Alex also discuss the news of the week including Jim Johnston's WWF release and the return of "woken"? Matt Hardy.
It's time to pay homage to the man as we delve into 1992's Royal Rumble featuring the worst match of all-time between the Bushwhackers (with Jamison) and the Beverly Brothers. It also features one of the most stacked Rumble rosters in history. Before we dive into the review we will discuss Survivor Series 2017 and NXT WarGames as well as WWE's Starrcade revival. Enjoy!
On the verge of survivor series 2017 we take a look back at an awful survivor series from 1996. HBK phones it in, Fake Razor, and the Godwinns...need I say more? Bret and Austin put on a halfway decent match but this is a tough one to get through, (Patrick loves it of course). We also talk about how much Impact sucks and how great AJ Styles is. Enjoy!