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Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 88: TNA Genesis 2006

8/17/2018
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In this installment of Retro Wrestling Podcast we dive into some news from the middle of August 2018 including an update on the passing of Brian Lawler, an update on the Sinclair-Tribune merger, an update on the broadcast partners for ALL IN as well as a new wrestling show coming to Saturday mornings on WGN America. Then, we hop back to 2006 where we see current (2018) champions: AJ Styles, Austin Aries, and Jay Lethal all on the same card...plus the dream match of Samoa Joe and Kurt Angle....

Duration:02:08:36

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 87: ECW Hardcore Heaven 1997

8/8/2018
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This week we remember the lives of Brian Lawler, Nikolai Volkoff, and Brickhouse Brown. Then, we review the disaster known as Hardcore Heaven 1997 (which Patrick likes for some reason). The review starts around 59:15. Enjoy!

Duration:02:09:49

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 85: WWF Summerslam 1989

7/25/2018
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Feel the heat! It's time to go back to 1989 for the epic showdown between Rick Rude and Ultimate Warrior! Patrick also shares a personal story about a fundraiser he held for a child over the weekend. Plus, we chat Stephanie McMahon's "historic" announcement and David Arquette's return to the ring. The review starts at 50:21

Duration:02:19:47

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 85: WWF Royal Rumble 1999

7/19/2018
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Let's get ready to...take several chairshots to the head as we review 1999's edition of the WWF Royal Rumble. Plus, Patrick and Alex talk Hogan and David Arquette's returns to pro wrestling. Review starts at 35:44. Enjoy!

Duration:02:33:02

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 84: WWE Money In The Bank 2011

7/11/2018
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This week Alex and Patrick discuss Brock Lesnar's extended absence, the Kenny Omega controversy, and the possible return of Rey Mysterio. Then, it's time to revisit CM Punk's biggest WWE moment as the voice of the voiceless battles Mr. WWE John Cena with the WWE Title and John Cena's job on the line as we recap and review Money in the Bank 2011 from Chicago. The review starts around 19:10. Enjoy!

Duration:01:34:58

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 83: WCW Great American Bash 1992

7/5/2018
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A pay-per-view only Teddy Long could love: a NWA Tag Team Title Tournament! In the midst of this sleep inducing tag tournament: a classic WCW Title match between the man called Sting and Big Van Vader. We also discuss the passings of Johnny Attitude and Matt Cappotelli as well as some news and notes from the world of wrestling as we enter July of 2018. The review starts at 53:57

Duration:02:07:02

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 82: WWE Bad Blood 2004

6/29/2018
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Our final review for the month of June tackles WWE Bad Blood 2004 as Shawn Michaels and Triple H do battle once again (sigh). Due to technical difficulties there is no news update on this show. In the meantime, we urge you to listen to the Post Wrestling Profile on Leon "Big Van Vader" White as that was the biggest news story from the last couple of weeks. Sit back and enjoy an hour review of a terrible WWE pay-per-view with us.

Duration:01:07:04

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 81: WWE Armageddon 2002

6/21/2018
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As we enter the final week of June 2018, we discuss Dr. Amann's admitted fling with a WWE superstar, the in-ring return of David Arquette, the in-ring debut of Dana White, and make our (mostly wrong) MITB picks. Then, we dive into Armageddon 2002 featuring B Squared and a Torrie Wilson/Dawn Marie/Al Wilson love triangle (also: Triple H and HBK 3 Stages of Hell). The review starts at 26:03. Enjoy!

Duration:01:53:16

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 80: WWE Summerslam 2002

6/13/2018
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As we enter the summertime of 2018, let's take a trip back to 2002 and enjoy HBK's return, the crowning of Brock Lesnar, Ric Flair's first Summerslam match, and Jamie Noble getting cucked! Enjoy! The review starts at 40:01.

Duration:02:09:50

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 79: WWE Raw June 3, 2002

6/7/2018
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In this episode, Alex and Patrick talk about news and notes from the last week of May and first week of June 2018 including: The Rockin' Rebel Tragedy, Zeda's NXT Release, WWE making lots of money on their TV deals, and Fire Pro Wrestling which is coming to consoles very soon. In our retro review of the week, we tackle Raw from June 3rd, 2002, where Shawn Michaels returned, every wrestler from Texas was featured and won their matches, and Stone Cold Steve Austin wrestled his last match...

Duration:01:43:56

Retro Wrestling Podcast Let's Listen/Watch: WCW Superbrawl 2000

5/25/2018
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Okay, for this "review" we just straight up watched Superbrawl 2000 and did live commentary MST3K style. This pay-per-view features the epic clash of Big Al and Tank Abbott in a skins match. This is just Patrick and Alex riffing over the ppv. So, it may or may not be your thing. It's just something different. We hope you enjoy it. You can sync up with us at the 32 second mark...but the WWE Network lags somewhere in the middle of the PPV. So, there may be a point that you will have to pause...

Duration:02:51:45

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 78: WCW Slamboree 2000

5/23/2018
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We're not going to take it! No, we ain't gonna take it. We will, however, take it. Oh yes! We will! As we review WCW World Champion David Arquette's trip into the triple cage to defend against Jeff Jarrett and Diamond Dallas Page. It's New Blood v. Millionaire's Club as we see Billy Kidman take on Hulk Hogan, Sean Stasiak taking on Curt Hennig, Buff Bagwell taking on Lex Luger, and the brothers in paint EXPLODE as Sting battles Vampiro. Plus we highlight news of the week from the third...

Duration:02:08:11

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 77: WCW World War 3 1998

5/11/2018
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This week, we salute a few Hall of Fame inductions (in the Boys & Girls Club and Cauliflower Alley Club). We talk Tessa Blanchard signing with IMPACT. Then, we dive into the dreary, dreadful 60 man mess that was World War 3 1998 from WCW. WWE's Greatest Royal Rumble was a few years behind the massive battle royal fad. The review starts at 20:00. Enjoy!

Duration:01:13:28

Retro Wrestling Podcast EXTRA: Bruno

5/11/2018
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In this edition of Retro Wrestling Podcast Extra we review the WWE Network Documentary Bruno.

Duration:00:35:04

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 76: WWF Wrestlemania 3

5/4/2018
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This week the irresistable force meets the immovable object as we look back at Wrestlemania 3. We also dive into the Andre the Giant HBO Documentary and share our thoughts. We touch on a couple of news stories from the week including the heartbreak of losing Bruno plus the breakup of Nikki Bella and John Cena, but we spend most of the episode in 1987 where the Pontiac Silverdome was home to the most historically significant Wrestlemania of all time. The review of WM3 starts around 1:20:00

Duration:02:48:11

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 75: WWE Raw April 8th, 2013

4/26/2018
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In this super edition of Retro Wrestling Podcast we recap Wrestlemania 34 (a couple weeks late), we dive into a couple of news items, Alex defends his tweeting...then we hop back into a time machine where Dolph Ziggler felt like the biggest star in the company (for one night only) as he cashes in his money in the bank on Raw after Wrestlemania 29. Also featured on this Raw: a Michael Cole chant, Mark Henry, and The Big Show! So....um....yeah. The Review of Raw starts at 1:27:00.

Duration:02:28:11

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 74: Wrestlemania 12

4/14/2018
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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...

Duration:02:03:55

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 73: WWF Wrestlemania 2000

4/5/2018
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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...

Duration:02:27:54

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 72: ECW Living Dangerously 2000

3/30/2018
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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!

Duration:02:17:38

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 71: ECW Guilty as Charged 2001

3/24/2018
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We review ECW's final pay-per-view as well as discuss topics from the second week of March 2018. Review starts around 33:00.

Duration:01:32:11