The Rise, Near Fall, And Rise – The WWF in the 90s – 1991

The start of a new decade saw the WWF attempt to move on from Hulkamania, the driving force that had largely made the WWF the undisputed leader in “sports entertainment.” As explained in part one of our on-going series, the first whisperings that ‘The Hulkster’ may be moving on to pursue other endeavours caused Vince McMahon to move up another […]

The Rise, Near Fall, And Rise – The WWF in the 90s – 1990

Vince McMahon knew exactly what he wanted to accomplish when he took over the family business in the middle of 1982. To many, it was a grandiose and over-ambitious plan that would see the young upstart go down in ruin. The plan was to take the already strong North-Eastern promotion national, which meant stepping on plenty of toes. However, with […]

WWF Summerslam 1992 (29/8/92) – Review

By the end of the 1980s, the WWF were the undisputed kings of professional wrestling in the United States. At the time of the new decade, WCW was barely two years into their existence, and far from serious competition; the AWA was on their last legs. Since the national expansion had been so successful, why not go further afield? In […]

Podcast: WWF Royal Rumble 1991 (January 19, 1991)

We’re back for 2023! Join us on the roadshow, the road to Wrestlemania, our first Royal Rumble! The Iraqi sympathiser Sgt. Slaughter tries to take down the Ultimate Warrior and win gold for Saddam. 30 men battle to claim victory. The Rockers and the Orient Express put on a classic. Email: podcast@thewrestlingroadshow.comWebsite: www.thewrestlingroadshow.comFacebook: The Wrestling RoadshowTwitter: @wrestlingroads1

Podcast: Unsolved Mysteries

This week on the Roadshow we’re taking a look at some of wrestling’s unsolved mysteries. Topics covered include David von Erich, Ultimate Warrior, Kota Ibushi, New Japan Pro Wrestling, the yakuza, Iron Sheik, Pat Patterson and a legendary tournament in Rio de Janeiro. Support us – https://ko-fi.com/thewrestlingroadshowEmail – podcast@thewrestlingroadshow.comTwitter – https://twitter.com/WrestlingRoads1Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/TheWrestlingRoadshow