Bob Bamber is joined by Kieran Mitchell and Chris White reviewing ECW in January 1996 – including a full look at House Party 1996, Beulah’s pregnancy, Raven’s championship victory and more!
Bob Bamber is joined by Rory McNamara and Steve Halvorsen reviewing Randy Savage regaining the WCW World Title, The Clash Of The Champions, Bobby Heenan swearing on national television and much more!
Bob Bamber is joined by Chris Lacey and Wayne Lythgoe reviewing the WWF Royal Rumble, the Billionaire Ted segments, the debuts of Vader, Cactus Jack and “The Ringmaster” and much, much more!
Bob Bamber is joined by Chris Lacey, Tom Martyn and Wayne Lythgoe for the all important end of year awards. 14 categories - lots of debate, some hotly contested awards.
Bob Bamber is joined by Stewart Brookes, Wayne Lythgoe, Craig Wilson, Chris White and Chris Lacey (at different points) to review WCW, WWF and ECW for the year 1995. The highs, the lows (oh, the lows!) and the prospects for each promotion headed into 1996.
Tom Martyn is joined by Bob Bamber and Chris White reviewing UFC Ultimate Ultimate pay per view. The first to introduce judges in UFC and eight of their top fighters from the first seven shows. We discuss the historical context first, so jump to 41 minutes if you want to get straight to the show review.
Bob Bamber is joined by Chris Lacey and Rory McNamara review ECW in December 1995. A quiet month, but we look at Sandman regaining the ECW Title and the final days of Steve Austin in the promotion before he heads to the WWF.
Bob Bamber is joined by Craig Wilson and Chris White reviewing WWF in December, looking at In Your House 5 - perhaps the best WWF show of the year and featuring a stellar main event between Bret Hart and The British Bulldog.
Bob Bamber is joined by Stewart Brookes and Wayne Lythgoe reviewing all of the WCW action for December, including Alundra Blayze showing up on Nitro with the WWF Title and a review of WCW Starrcade (starts at 46 minutes) - the best WCW pay per view of 1995.
Bob Bamber is joined by Chris Lacey and Tom Martyn reviewing the ECW action for the month, including a stellar November to Remember show, the return of Sabu and the Public Enemy potentially departing. Warning: contains strong language from the outset.
Bob Bamber is joined by Chris White and Rory McNamara to review the WCW action, including Randy Savage winning the World Title, the World War 3 pay per view, and Hogan vs Sting on Nitro.
Bob Bamber is joined by Craig Wilson and Kieran Mitchell reviewing all of the WWF action. We spend the first half of the show reviewing Survivor Series 1995, before spending over an hour discussing where it went wrong in Diesel's title run.
Del Muir is joined by Chris Lacey and Kieran Mitchell (and Bob Bamber later on) to discuss the ECW action for October. Steve Austin and Cactus Jack promos, Mikey Whipwreck winning the World Title and the small matter of ECW potentially appearing on pay per view in the future.
Bob Bamber is joined by Del Muir reviewing WWF including In Your House 4 – looking at a snoozer of a show and one that seemingly points to the beginning of the end of Diesel as WWF Champion.
Bob Bamber is joined by Tom Martyn and Wayne Lythgoe reviewing WCW Halloween Havoc – what a show that is. After a good hour and a half reviewing that show (it needed it!) we discuss the seemingly impending Hulk Hogan heel turn.
Tom Martyn is joined by Chris White and Bob Bamber for the first ever MMA 20 Years Ago Podcast, reviewing the UFC: 7 "The Brawl In Buffalo" show. Out of 20 years ago mode, we review a 33 minute marathon between Ken Shamrock and Oleg Takturov, and the main tournament that featured no weight classes, or judges, or rounds. It's a lot of fun!
Del Muir is joined by Chris Lacey and Bob Bamber reviewing the first set of ECW shows following the departure of Eddy Guerrero and Dean Malenko. After a mental run of Cactus Jack promos, and one hell of a match between Rey Mysterio Jr and Psychosis, we review the Gangstas Paradise live event and the debut of Steve Austin!
Bob Bamber is joined by Craig Wilson and Kieran Mitchell to review the
WWF action for September. A full review of In Your House 3, along with
looking at how the WWF fought back against the debut of Nitro, and the
departure of Luger.
Bob Bamber is joined by Wayne Lythgoe and Bryan Barrera of WCWWorldwide.com to review a massive month on action. Starting with a review of the first WCW Monday Nitro, followed by the Fall Brawl pay per view. After that we discuss the big talking points from a mad month of television, along with the arrival of Luger and the suspension of Vader.
Bob Bamber is joined by Del Muir, Tom Martyn and Kieran Mitchell for this special show. We begin with a review of the final of the IWA King Of The Deathmatch Tournament – an exploding barbed wire board match between Terry Funk and Cactus Jack. Bob drops off at this point and Del leads your usual ECW proceedings, looking at the final matches of the Guerrero Malenko classic.
Bob Bamber is joined by Del Muir and Wayne Lythgoe reviewing the Clash Of The Champions. Vader takes on Arn Anderson and Ric Flair, and Hulk Hogan enters the “live” Dungeon of Doom. We look at the impending arrival of the ECW axis of Benoit, Malenko, Guerrero and Sabu, and look at the upcoming Ric Flair vs Arn Anderson feud.
Bob Bamber is joined by Jeff Parker and Tom Martyn reviewing WWF. Summerslam dominates the discussion, with a match of the year contender from Shawn Michaels and Razor Ramon, along with a horrid main event between Diesel and Mabel. Elsewhere, we discuss Dustin Rhodes as “Goldust”, the heel turn of Davey Boy Smith, and how the company should combat the debut of Nitro.
Bob Bamber is joined by Stewart Brookes and Chris White reviewing the NJPW Collision in Korea show.
(Don't worry, Volumes 1-3 will come at the end of the month like usual)
In a special edition of the podcast we look back at the historically significant New Japan show produced and broadcast in association with WCW from North Korea. The only time Ric Flair ever wrestled Antonio Inoki, and all of the legitimately fascinating stories behind the trip.
Del Muir is joined by Kieran Mitchell and Tom Martyn reviewing the ECW Hardcore Heaven show in full, along with a discussion about Shane Douglas' final days in ECW and a look at how ECW treats its female performers.
Bob Bamber is joined by Del Muir and Craig Wilson reviewing WWF In Your House 2: The Lumberjacks, including a stellar intercontinental title match between Jeff Jarrett and Shawn Michaels. We also look at the story with Jarrett and The Roadie walking out on the company, the same month they lauched Jarrett’s single “With My Baby Tonight”.