Throwback Thursday: Ivan Koloff Beats Bruno Sammartino

World Wide Wrestling Federation, 1971 - Bruno Sammartino was amidst what remains to be the longest WWE World Championship reign in history, and was legitimately one fo the highest paid athletes in sports. The then WWWF was enjoying a record number of sellout crowds at the legendary Madison Square Garden as fans piled in to see the Italian legend defeat villain after villain. On January 21st, it all changed. On that night, "The Russian Bear" Ivan Koloff defeated Sammartino for the WWWF Championship ...continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Jake Roberts debuts in WCW

WCW, 1992 - World Championship Wrestling was still reeling over the loss of Ric Flair, and the many regime changes that plagued the company in the early 90s. One of the major coups that happened in the summer of that year was the defection of Jake "The Snake" Roberts. Jake had been coming off a WWF feud with The Ultimate Warrior and The Undertaker, and was still very much in his physical prime. WCW had been running with Sting as the top babyface to carry the promotion. So it was only natural ...continue reading

A1 Podcast: Elimination Chamber Preview

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 331 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes RSS Feed - A1 Podcast RSS Feed The next WWE Network special is around the corner with Smackdown Live's Elimination Chamber. Join Norko, Jarret, Josh, and Seth as they give a match by match preview of the event. Becky Lynch vs. Mickie James Nikki Bella vs. Natalya Randy Orton vs. Luke Harper HANDICAP MATCH: Kallisto & Apollo Crews vs. Dolph Ziggler SMACKDOWN ...continue reading

Throwback Thursday: Barry Windham Joins The Four Horsemen

Jim Crockett Promotions, 1988 - Lex Luger and Barry Windham were feuding with the hated stable of The Four Horsemen. At Clash Of Champions in March of 1988, the duo managed to topple Tag Team Champions Arn Anderson and Tully Blanchard to win the coveted titles. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xuagkm_arn-anderson-and-tully-blanchard-vs-lex-luger-and-barry-windham_sport Their reign did not last long, because the following month The Horsemen got their revenge. And not only that, they recruited ...continue reading

A1 Podcast: Royal Rumble And NXT Takeover Reviews

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 329 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes RSS Feed - A1 Podcast RSS Feed WWE's 2017 Royal Rumble is in the history books, and there is a lot to talk about. Norko, Josh, and Seth are back to give a complete rundown of the entire show, including all the matches. Did WWE just troll the entire WWE Universe by placing Roman Reigns at final entrant. What does this mean for Reigns heading into WrestleMania? Plus, ...continue reading

A1 Podcast: Royal Rumble Predictions, NXT San Antonio Preview, Star Wars Episode VIII

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 328 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes RSS Feed - A1 Podcast RSS Feed The 2017 WWE Royal Rumble is around the corner, which means it's time for our annual preview of the show complete with match predictions. Norko, Josh, and Seth give a match-by-match rundown of every advertised match, including The Rumble itself. Not only do they predict the winners of The Rumble, but predict several of the ...continue reading

Match Of The Day: WWF Champion The Iron Sheik vs. Hulk Hogan

World Wrestling Federation, 1984 – It was exactly 33 years ago to the day that this infamous match aired. The World Wrestling Federation was beginning its national expansion, and had recently convinced Hulk Hogan to leave The AWA and return to WWF. The previous month, Sheik had defeated Bob Backlund in a controversial fashion to become the World Champion.

Here it is, fans. The debut of Hulkamania in the WWE

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Match Of The Day: “Ravishing” Rick Rude vs. Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat

WCW 1992 - "Ravishing" Rick Rude was still relatively fresh off his exit from then WWF. He defeated Sting in nefarious fashion to win the US Title in late 1991. Here, he faces the challenge of the returning Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat at Superbrawl II. Jim Ross and Jesse "The Body" Ventura provide commentary Rick Rude vs. Ricky Steamboat - SuperBrawl II by OldSchoolWrestling ...continue reading

Match Of The Day: NWA World Champion Ric Flair vs. AWA World Champion Rick Martel

All Japan Pro Wrestling, 1985 – AJPW held it’s World Champion Carnival in the month of October. The events featured champions fro around the world competing with an against each other in an All Japan Ring.

One of the final matches in the tour pitted NWA World Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair against AWA World Heavyweight Champion Rick Martel. I truly was a dream match for its time.

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