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.
“I’m sorry, I love you”. The metaphorical gun was cocked, the trigger pulled. An old dog, finally able to find peace. The gun – a super kick. The shooter – Shawn Michaels. And the old dog – one of the greatest careers in the history of professional wrestling, that of Ric Flair. It cannot be overstated how important Ric Flair […]
This series isn’t just songs used in wrestling, it’s also songs about wrestling. This morning I woke up to the news Shane Warne had died. Given this is a wrestling site, that name may not mean a huge amount to some, but Warne is an all-time great cricketer that I grew up watching. As our commentary episode of the podcast […]
For those that wonder how I make the choice of which song to use for the week, don’t. There’s very little rhyme or reason to it other than not wanting to stick on one topic/genre for too long. Sometimes something news worthy happens (Kairi Hojo), or I tie it in to something currently happening (KENTA). Sometimes it’s birthdays (Maki Itoh) […]
“間も無く水道橋駅 到着します”, the announcement comes over the speakers. You think you understood, but you’re uncertain. You heard some other stuff but that stood out. “The next station is Suidobashi”, the voice repeats in a more familiar language. You prepare yourself and eye a waypoint to the door through the packed train. You’re concerned about being able to make it to […]
As the calendar reads 2/22 we honour legendary cricket commentator Richie Benaud in our own Wrestling Roadshow way as we take this opportunity to chat about some of the people that have narrated the action in the ring over the years. Send us your comments – firstname.lastname@example.org Or send us your money – https://ko-fi.com/thewrestlingroadshow
The Pirate Princess has returned home! In light of this weekend’s news that Kairi Hojo (Kairi Sane to you WWE people) has returned to World Wonder Ring Stardom, I thought it only fitting to take a look at the theme she used before setting off to sail the world back in 2017. Born in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Kairi grew up as […]
You won’t be lonely this Valentine’s Day, when you spend it with The Wrestling Roadshow! We travel back to 1999 and one of the final In Your House events, the first and only WWF St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. It’s peak Attitude Era with The Rock vs. Mankind and Austin vs. McMahon in a cage! Send us a Valentine’s Day card […]