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Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 95: WCW Nitro 9-4-00 Russo's Revenge

This week we talk Crown Jewel and the passing of a wrestling legend. We also talk the Bound for Glory 2018 card. Then, Patrick updates us on his Wooo! Edition drama...and then it's time to delve into WarGames 2000 and Russo's Revenge. 3 cages, 1 title, and many swerves. The review starts at 44:12.


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 94: WCW Clash of The Champions 28

This week, we talk Super Show Down, WWE 2k19, the wild finish between Khabib and Conor during their UFC title bout, and we talk a little NWA 70. Then, we head back to 1994 when Hulkamania had made a trip down to Atlanta and Ted Turner's WCW and review their Clash of The Champions 28 card from Cedar Rapids featuring Ricky Steamboat vs. Steve Austin, Inoki vs. Regal, and Flair vs. Hogan (maybe). In what turned out to be an amazing Clash of the Champions card! Review starts at 58:10.


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 93: WWF Smack 'Em Whack 'Em

This week we discuss Ted Turner's unfortunate announcement concerning his health, Brie Bella, NWA 70, and the 3MB reunion. Then, we delve into one of the worst Coliseum Video productions probably ever made. We get to watch the kiwis electrocute Lord Alfred Hayes, The Berserker, Kona Crush, and then Yokozuna eats at a hibachi steakhouse. Yes, this is the tape where they finally show Bret Hart winning his first world title...after showing a match where he defends it first. Pretty dreadful...


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 92: WWF In Your House: Mind Games

This week, Alex and Patrick discuss NWA 70 hiring Jim Cornette to provide color commentary, the dismissal of the CTE lawsuit against the WWE, and how WWE2K always drops the ball. Then, it's time to go back to 1996 for one of Mick Foley's favorite matches as Mankind takes on Shawn Michaels for the WWF title. Golden glitter will be thrown, people will pop out of caskets, and Bret Hart will send in a tape. Enjoy! The review starts at 52:17.


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 91: Pillman's Got A Gun

This week we share our thoughts about what happened at ALL IN (of course it's a few weeks later). We talk about 2K leaving Legends out of 2K19, We weigh in on the arrest of Justin Credible. Then, we head to November 4, 1996 to witness Stone Cold Steve Austin invade the home of Brian Pillman...who was waiting...with a gun. In one of the most shocking RAW moments of all time. A one hour wrestling show with very little wrestling. It could be perhaps perceived as the first shot (pun intended)...


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 90: AWA Superclash 3

30 years before ALL IN, talent from different wrestling promotions came together for AWA Superclash events. Superclash 3 was the only AWA show to ever make it to pay-per-view. Would the various wrestling promotions come together to make an amazing, unforgettable card that would challenge the WWF's reign at the top? Spoiler: no. Instead, they put on a dreadful show worthy of consideration for being one of the worst ever wrestling pay-per-views ever made. Much like AWA Superclash 3, the...


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 80: WWE Summerslam 2002

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.


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

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...


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

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...


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 78: WCW Slamboree 2000

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...


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 77: WCW World War 3 1998

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!


Retro Wrestling Podcast EXTRA: Bruno

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


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 76: WWF Wrestlemania 3

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


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

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! The Review of Raw starts at 1:27:00.


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 74: Wrestlemania 12

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 radio!...


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 73: WWF Wrestlemania 2000

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 discuss...


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 72: ECW Living Dangerously 2000

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!


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 71: ECW Guilty as Charged 2001

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.


Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 70: NWA Bunkhouse Stampede 1988

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.