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

10/10/2018
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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.

Duration:02:20:09

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

10/5/2018
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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...

Duration:02:25:49

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

9/28/2018
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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.

Duration:02:13:14

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

9/19/2018
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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)...

Duration:01:24:50

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 90: AWA Superclash 3

9/10/2018
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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...

Duration:01:05:05

Retro Wrestling Podcast EXTRA: WWF Raw August 20, 2001

8/31/2018
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In this RWP EXTRA edition: Alex rambles on about misleading headlines concerning the Raw vs. VMA ratings and covers some news from this week in professional wrestling (the last week of August 2018). Then, milk-o-mania is running wild as Alex reviews the August 20, 2001 edition of Monday Night Raw featuring Kurt Angle taking out the entire ECW/WCW Alliance with white colored water (also: Lance Storm and The Rock for the WCW Title). This review starts at 14:27. Enjoy!

Duration:01:01:50

Retro Wrestling Podcast Episode 89: WCW Beach Blast 1992

8/25/2018
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This week we remember the life of Jim The Anvil Neidhart. Patrick has a big problem with the availability of the WWE 2k19 Woo! Edition. Alex and Patrick go through some fantasy booking for WWE Evolution (note: this was taped prior to Summerslam 2018). Then it's time to hook 'em up and travel back to Bill Watts' WCW in 1992 where rules mattered (unless they didn't) as Rick Rude battles Ricky Steamboat in an Ironman match, Sting takes on Cactus Jack in a Falls Count Anywhere Match, Madusa...

Duration:01:53:04

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 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 week...

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