Violent brawler? West Texas University alumni? Beloved in Japan? One could be forgiven for thinking I’m talking about last week’s edition with Terry Funk – but this man ticks many of the same boxes. It’s Stan “The Lariat” Hansen. Stan Hansen started his career in the territories but it wasn’t long before he hit upward momentum. He debuted 1973 and […]
As we can see winter on the horizon here in Australia we take a look back to summer. The summer of 1992 over in England. It’s the British Bulldog’s finest hour as he battles Bret Hart for the gold. It’s intrigue and mystery between Randy Savage, the Ultimate Warrior and Ric Flair. It’s the second-largest crowd in history (at that […]
No I’m not talking about El Desperado, or Separados. This week’s entry in the Roadtrip Music series is Desperado by the Eagles. And this song was used by Terry Funk in ECW. By 1993, Terry Funk was a seasoned veteran. He had a 424 day NWA World Heavyweight title reign under his belt as well as numerous tag and regional […]
This week on the roadtrip we take a look at one of the themes of AEW’s latest acquisition – Toni Storm! The Roadshow is an Australian-based website and podcast and we’re no strangers to the career of Toni Storm here. In fact – we remember when she was just Storm! So you can imagine my shock when she turned up […]
Well there is a big surge in the amount of indy shows happening this weekend according to the FITE.tv schedule which can only mean one thing… it’s WrestleMania weekend! WrestleMania is now a two-night event in addition to the all the ancillary shows and honestly, two days of the current WWE product doesn’t appeal to me at all. Luckily they […]
With the recent news that AEW and DDT/CyberFight have signed a deal to work together (something we’ll discuss more on an upcoming podcast) – I thought this week we’d take a look at one of the key players in this deal. The name Sanshiro Takagi may not mean much to many American fans, as when they think of DDT they […]
The Roadshow heads to Philly for an extreme episode. Wait, it’s 1993? Well we go Eastern anyway. We take a look at one of the early ECW events as they tangle with WWA for Battle of the Belts.
The ability to consistently reinvent himself is one of the more talked about attributes these days of Chris Jericho. Since ending his full time wrestling career for the first time in 2005, almost every come back has added a different dimension to his schtick. Saviour, mute, the best in the world at what he does, pain maker, list enthusiast, influencer, […]
It’s been a sad week for the friends, family of fans of Scott Hall who passed away on March 14. In lieu of the news, we decided to take some time out to talk about the Bad Guy.