A1 Podcast: RIP Bobby Heenan, No Mercy Preview

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 362 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes The wrestling world lost a true legend this week with the passing of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, who many believe to be the greatest manager of all time. Join Jarret, Josh, and Seth as they share thoughts and memories about the Hall Of Famer's amazing career. WWE's No Mercy PPV is right around the corner. The panelists give predictions and opinions for all the ...continue reading

New Japan Road To Destruction Results, 9/09

Road To Destruction Day 2, 9/09 - Full Show with Japanese Commentary Yuji Nagata, Tetsuhiro Yagi, & Tomoyuki Oka b. Manabu Nakanishi, Katsuya Kitamura, & Shota Umino when Oka submitted Umino with a Boston Crab. Last show Kitamura teamed with Nagata, and Oka with Nakanishi. Seems they switched places for this match. Nagata and Nakanishi started out. Kitamura tagged in, followed by Yagi. Nakanishi and his Young Lions worked over Yagi. Yagi kicked out of a Nakanishi Big Splash. Kitamura and Yagi ...continue reading

Bobby “The Brain” Heenan passes away at 73

The Wrestling World has lost another legend. Raymond Louis Heenan, better known as Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, passed away earlier today after a long battle with health issues. No cause of death has been stated at this time, but Pro Wrestling Sheets reports that he was with his family at the time of his passing. Heenan's career in pro wrestling began in the 1960's where he was a regular in-ring performer. However, he will be best remembered as one of, if not THE best, manager in the history ...continue reading

A1 Podcast: Mae Young Classic, NJPW Dominion, AJ Styles Appears At Wildside Reunion

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 361 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes It's a slightly different format for The A1 Podcast this week, as each panelist has their own segment. Josh talks The Mae Young Classic Finals of Kairi Sane vs. Shayna Baszler, and how Sane wrestle at an upcoming NXT Takeover. Seth reviews Night One of New Japan's Road To Destruction featuring a Survivor Series style Elimination Match. Norko talks ...continue reading

New Japan Road To Destruction Results, 9/07

Road To Destruction, Day 1 - Full Show with Japanese Commentary Like many "Road To" shows, this one was entirely tag matches to build toward title matches at the actual Destruction events. However the main event being an Elimination Match is definitely interesting considering World Champion Okada is in the match. Shota Umino d. Tetsuhiro Yagi in 10 minutes. Lots of mat based wrestling between the two Young Lions. Umino scored several near falls after a shoulderblock. Yagi fended off a half ...continue reading

Match Of The Day: Hulk Hogan vs. Ric Flair in the World Wrestling Federation

WWE, 1991 - Ric Flair had recently made his controversial jump to The World Wrestling Federation. The dream match of all dream matches was thought to become a reality at WrestleMania with Flair finally stepping into the ring with WWF Champion Hulk Hogan. Alas, that WrestleMania match never happened. However, the two did have a televised bout on MSG TV shortly after Hogan lost the WWF Title to The Undertaker at Survivor Series. Vince McMahon and Bobby Heenan call the action. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-M4wETwvzY ...continue reading