AWA Superclash 1985 (28/9/85) – Review

Podcast (July 9, 2022) : AWA Superclash 1985 By 1985, it was do-or-die time for companies like the American Wrestling Association. Vince McMahon made several big moves throughout 1984, and then on March 31, 1985, produced the first Wrestlemania. It was a commercial success for the company, with its combination of in-ring action and a bevy of celebrity involvement from […]

Podcast: WCW Bash at the Beach 1997 (July 13, 1997)

Let’s go away to Daytona Beach, Florida for WCW’s annual Bash at the Beach event! This year we’ve got Dennis Rodman, a surprise partner for DDP, Piper and Flair, Sullivan and Benoit in a retirement match, lucha libre action and more! Website: https://www.thewrestlingroadshow.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheWrestlingRoadshowEmail: podcast@thewrestlingroadshow.com

“I’m sorry. I love you” (WWE, March 30, 2008)

“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 […]

Podcast: WCW Prime (January 1996)

We kick off 2022 by looking at how WCW kicked off 1996 with a look at the month of January on the Prime! WCW Prime was one of WCW lower-tier syndicated shows, hosted by Dusty Rhodes and Chris Cruise. The show contains a few gems, some of which should have stayed hidden. They have fun with it and so do […]

The Real World’s Heavyweight Champion (WWF, January 19, 1992)

As Hulk Hogan was to the WWF, Ric Flair was to Jim Crockett Promotions, later World Championship Wrestling under Ted Turner. The penultimate NWA or WCW World Heavyweight champion, “The Nature Boy” was the glue that held the promotion together. But that wasn’t the opinion of a certain Jim Herd, who took over as Executive Vice President in January, 1989. […]

The Wrestling Roadshow: Grappling with Gaming

We are back from our break and hit the road running. This week we’re talking; Dark Side of the Ring (Bruiser Bedlam/Johnny K-9, Luna Vachon), wrestlers misbehaving, AEW, social media drama and retro video games including a discussion on Cutie Suzuki no Ringside Angel! Thoughts? Comments? Suggestions? Drop us a line – podcast@thewrestlingroadshow.com

The Wrestling Roadshow: WCW Monday Nitro #1 (Sep 4, 1995)

From the Mall of America we bring you the debut edition of WCW Monday Nitro! It’s Liger vs. Pillman, Flair vs. Sting and Hogan vs. Bubba. We take a look at this historic night in the Monday Night War! In the podcast; we mention the Pastamania menu. Scroll on down past the cast to read this important historical document. To […]

The Monday Night War Begins (WCW, September 4, 1995)

The Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was used just once – as far as we can tell – as a wrestling venue. While it still would not equate to comparisons to other buildings like the Tokyo Dome, Dallas Sportatorium or the old ECW Arena, it did host a momentous night in the history of professional wrestling. On September 4, […]

The Wrestling Roadshow: WCCW Christmas Star Wars 1982

The next stop on the Roadshow is Dallas. The year is 1982 and for Christmas, Kerry von Erich got Ric Flair in a cage for the NWA title. Join us as we take a look at this historic show that kick-started one of the hottest angles of the 80s! For more on this topic check out the article: Beginnings of […]

Randy Savage Profile

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, […]