Wrestling promoters have often used “foreigners” to build heat and tension, which originated from past conflicts. For example, Rikidozan – who despite being Korean was presented as Japanese – built his legacy and the foundation of Japanese pro wrestling by defeating American heels in the 1950s and 1960s. Conversely, in the United States, German and Japanese heels flooded promotions across […]
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 – email@example.com Or send us your money – https://ko-fi.com/thewrestlingroadshow
This Tuesday the Roadshow stops in Texas! It’s 1991 and The Undertaker is WWF Champion after a controversial Survivor Series. Can Hulk Hogan regain what he’ll argue he never lost? Macho Man Randy Savage returns to action to tackle Jake The Snake Roberts. Featuring the 12th Man references, hot takes on modern wrestling and random joshi tangents you’ve come to […]
We join the WWF on their trip to the Tokyo Dome for a joint show with the intriguing puroresu promotion Super World of Sports. Hogan, Savage, the Road Warriors and more mix it up with Tenryu, The Great Kabuki, George Takano and more!
Born: November 15, 1952 (Randy Mario Poffo) | Birthplace: Columbus, OhioDied: May 20, 2011 (Heart Disease)Billed Hometown: Sarasota, FL | Billed Weight: 250 lbsNicknames: The Macho Man, The Macho KingOther Aliases: The Spider Randy Poffo was a second generation star, whose father was Angelo Poffo, who competed in the 1950’s and 1960’s. He first broke into professional wrestling in 1973, […]