“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: 2/22 Commentary on Commentary

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 – podcast@thewrestlingroadshow.com Or send us your money – https://ko-fi.com/thewrestlingroadshow

Roadtrip Music: Los Boricuas

Usually Mr. Chris Man handles the Roadtrip Music posts on the website, but I wanted to show I’m just as hip and happening with what the young people are rapping to on the streets. So, I give you a personal favourite WWF theme from the Attitude era, Los Boricuas. I’m uncertain as to the actual name of the theme, but […]

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. […]

Raven Profile

Born: September 8, 1964 (Scott Levy) | Birthplace: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaBilled Hometown: Palm Beach, Florida / The Bowery | Billed Weight: 235 lbsOther Aliases: Scotty the Body, Scott Anthony, Scotty Flamingo, Johnny Polo The future Raven was trained by Larry Sharpe at the famous Monster Factory in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and made his debut on February 22, 1988 against Jimmy Jack Funk. […]

Rockers Kick Off (WWF, January 12, 1992)

The year 1992 kicked off in sensational fashion in the World Wrestling Federation when tag team specialists The Rockers – Shawn Michaels and Marty Jannetty – split up on The Barber Shop. In the lead up to the Barber Shop segment – taped December 2, 1991 and aired January 12, 1992 – there had been clear dissension after a series […]

Jim Duggan Profile

Born: January 14, 1954 (James Edward Duggan Jr) | Birthplace: Glens Falls, New York​Billed Weight: 280 lbs | ​Other Aliases: “Big” Jim Duggan, The Convict, “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, King Duggan James Edward Duggan Jr. was born and grew up in Glens Falls, New York, where his father was chief of police. In high school, he participated in a number of sports, including […]

Podcast: WWF This Tuesday in Texas 1991 (Dec 3, 1991)

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 […]