This week (tomorrow as of writing) wrestling legend Jerry “The King” Lawler will be celebrating his 72nd birthday. A wrestler reaching 72 is unfortunately a little rare given the rigours of the trade, but Lawler is an exceptional case in that he’s still wrestling and is still in reasonably good shape. Lawler made his debut in 1970, which means this […]
Twenty five years ago saw the debut of a gimmick that Joey Styles said at One Night Stand 2005, ‘If any gimmick never deserved to make a dime and made a boatload of cash, this is it!’ He also added wryly and no doubt with more than a hint of relish, ‘…And the best part is that they (WCW) couldn’t […]
The roadshow pulls into the modern era and we’re joined by a guest! Shane from the (upcoming) Game Surgeons podcast! The three-man booth takes a look at AEW’s Full Gear PPV and a little bit of cowboy shit.
Note: This was written prior to AEW Full Gear – this is not a spoiler. Today is AEW’s last PPV event for 2021, Full Gear. It may mark the culmination of Hangman Page’s two year journey to claim the World title, or it may be yet another chapter in that book. In the main event of Full Gear, Page takes […]
It was Greg’s birthday this past week and we’ll celebrate on the Roadtrip Music series with one of his favourite themes. You may have expected something else when you clicked Jeff Jarrett theme. In 1997, the WWF licensed the National Wrestling Alliance trademarks and brought a presence into the company from the once-opposition group. The angle started when Jim Cornette […]
The Wrestling Roadshow’s first Halloween special! On this episode we profile some of wrestling’s more… colourful… characters. Covered are; The Undertaker, Paul Bearer and Kane, Lord Humongous, Edge, Christian and Gangrel of The Brood, The Boogeyman and Kevin Sullivan’s Dungeon of Doom.