Samoa Joe made his long awaited WWE Main Roster debut on Monday Night Raw when he ambushed Seth Rollins in the final segment. Joe appears to be a hired gun by HHH to take out Rollins. Does this mean a match at Payback? WrestleMania? Tell us what you think!
World Wrestling Federation, 2002 - Hulk Hogan and The NWO had made their then WWF returns a few months earlier. After a brief run, Hogan broke away from The NWO and turned babyface. Hogan went on to challenge HHH for the Undisputed WWE Championship. This was the main event of the Backlash PPV.
The match is also historic for it being the start of Hogan's final WWF World Title reign. It's also worth noting that the company formally changed from WWF to WWE, making Hogan the final World Wrestling ...continue reading
The biggest event of the year for wrestling fans is finally here. WWE presents it's annual signature supershow WrestleMania tomorrow afternoon at the AT&T Stadium (formerly Cowboys Stadium) in Dallas, Texas.
To say that the buildup to this show has been underwhelming would be more than an understatement. It seems the main interest in the event revolves around it simply being WrestleMania. On this past episode of The A1 Podcast, neither myself, nor any of the other panelists could name ...continue reading
The biggest weekend of the year for pro wrestling is upon us with WrestleMania happening on Sunday. Norko, Josh, Jarret, and Seth are all here to give a complete match-by-match preview, complete with predictions. Shane or Taker? HHH or Roman? Andre The Giant Battle Royal Winner?
On top of that, the band MaxXouT join the show to talk their music video "Kayfabe", which features an appearance by Virgil. Yes THAT Virgil. Hear some fun Virgil stories, and get a feel for what it was like to work ...continue reading
WWE Roadblock is in the books, and the regular A1 Crew is here to review the show. All the matches top to bottom are gone over.
In other WWE news, Raw set up several matches for WrestleMania. How does this year's WrestleMania stack up to past Manias?
All this and more in another fun filled A1 Podcast
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Lucha Underground's Ivelisse joins The A1 Podcast for an exclusive interview. Hear about her humble beginnings, Tough Enough, SHINE, and more that lead to her current run in Lucha Underground. This is a fun and informative interview you won't hear anywhere else.
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In WWE news, more injuries have plagued the WWE roster including Charlotte, Sheamus, and Emma. Plus Big Boss Man is headed to The WWE Hall ...continue reading
After many years of rumors, The Fabulous Freebirds are finally headed to The WWE Hall Of Fame. Join Norko, Josh, and Seth as they reflect on the remarkable career of The Freebirds and share memories.
In other WWE news, Roman Reigns had legitimate surgery on his nose last week. Could this affect the WrestleMania main event? And if so, what changes could be made? The panel discusses these questions and look at the lackluster build to WrestleMania.
And finally, TNA is looking for investors. ...continue reading
The 2016 Royal Rumble is now in the history books! HHH entered as a surprise Entrant #30 and tossed out both Roman Reigns and Dean Ambrose to not only with The Royal Rumble, but to win his ninth WWE World Heavyweight Championship. Norko, Seth, and special guest Crazy Train give a thorough review of the entire show, complete with thoughts on all the matches.
Of course, The Rumble saw the highly anticipated WWE debut of the Phenominal AJ Styles. How did AJ look, and how well was he received ...continue reading
WWE hit the reboot button with an eventful PPV closing angle, followed by a very memorable Raw. It seems they have finally pulled the trigger on Roman Reigns as the top hero. Not only did he take out HHH, but he knocked out Vince McMahon himself. Is this the dawn of a new era? Or will it be business as usual within a few weeks.
The panel also gives a full rundown of the TLC PPV from Sunday, complete with thoughts on every match. What was good, what was bad, and the strong closing to the show.
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The WWE is in a weird position with the injury to Seth Rollins. Cena and Orton are also out for months which, means the top two babyfaces and top heel will be gone. WWE is of course holding a 16 Man Tournament to crown a new WWE World Heavyweight Champion. How does a 16 Man Tournament look with guys like Kalisto and Tyler Breeze involved? What about guys like Undertaker, HHH, or Brock Lesnar?
In the second half of the show, Vic Travagliante returns to the show to talk House Of Hardcore ...continue reading