WWF Royal Rumble 1991 (19/1/91) – Review

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 […]

Podcast: WWF No Way Out 2002 (February 17, 2002)

Inject yourself with a lethal dose of podcast as we take a look at that time Vince tried to kill the WWF by hiring the NWO – Hogan, Hall and Nash. This is quite a stacked show as we see Undertaker, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Triple H, Kurt Angle, The Rock and Chris Jericho among others. Email: podcast@thewrestlingroadshow.comWebsite: www.thewrestlingroadshow.comFacebook: The […]

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

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: 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

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: WWF Summerslam 1992 (August 29, 1992)

As we can see winter on the horizon here in Australia we take a look back to summer. The summer of 1992 over in England. It’s the British Bulldog’s finest hour as he battles Bret Hart for the gold. It’s intrigue and mystery between Randy Savage, the Ultimate Warrior and Ric Flair. It’s the second-largest crowd in history (at that […]