Starrcade Shutdown (WCW, December 28, 1997)

It would be the biggest match in WCW’s history, the bout fans had been waiting many months for, during one of the hottest periods in professional wrestling’s history. A match that, despite the epic war on Monday nights, was not rushed or given away for free, but held in place for WCW’s biggest pay-per-view on the calendar – Starrcade 1997. […]

Antonio Inoki Profile

Born: February 20, 1943 (Kanji Inoki) | Birthplace: Yokohama, JapanDied: October 1, 2022 (Systemic transthyretin amyloidosis)Billed Weight: 224 lbs Other Aliases: Tokyo Tom, Little Tokyo, Mr. Kazimoto Antonio (Kanji) Inoki was born on February 20, 1943 in Yokohama, Japan. From a young age, he excelled at sports and athletics. In the sixth grade, he was taught karate by an older […]

Podcast: WCW WrestleWar 1991 (February 24, 1991)

We’re going back to the first WCW PPV without the NWA name, it’s WrestleWar ’91 and what better match for an event like that than a War Games! It’s Sting’s team taking on the Four Horsemen! It’s subscribe or surrender in the podcast beyond! Email: podcast@thewrestlingroadshow.comWebsite: www.thewrestlingroadshow.comFacebook: The Wrestling RoadshowTwitter: @wrestlingroads1 Donate: https://ko-fi.com/thewrestlingroadshow

Sabu Profile

Born: December 12, 1964 (Terry Brunk) | Birthplace: Staten Island, New YorkBilled Hometown: Bombay, Michigan / Saudi Arabia | Billed Weight: 235 lbsOther Aliases: Sabu the Elephant Boy, Terry SR, Terry Brunk, Samu The future Sabu was trained by his uncle The Sheik, one of the most notorious rulebreakers in professional wrestling. After a long process of training and refereeing, […]

“Black Saturday” (WWF, July 14, 1984)

It will forever be known as one of the darkest days in professional wrestling’s history. A date that sounded alarm bells as the reality for promoters sunk in, that Vince McMahon was serious about taking his company national, and he would do anything to make that happen. While it would become common for McMahon to take syndicated television deals from […]

Kamala Profile

Born: May 28, 1950 (James Arthur Harris) | Birthplace: Senatobia, MississippiDied: August 9, 2020 (Cardiac Arrest/Covid-19)Billed Hometown: Uganda | Billed Weight: 380 lbsOther Aliases: Numerous James Harris was born in Senatobia, but grew up in Coldwater, Mississippi. When he was four years old, his father was shot dead during a dice game. Leaving high school in ninth grade, he got in […]

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

Roadtrip Music: All The Days (Instrumental) by Mammoth (Chris Jericho)

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, […]