August had us thinking about whether or not Ronda Rousey is truly part of the RAW women’s division, the greatness of NXT Takeover: Brooklyn 4, the rise of Andrade Almas on the main roster, RAW fumbling with their tag teams, the reign of Roman Reigns, the best bout machine of 205 Live, a debate over the best match at Summer Slam, a complete agreement on the worst match at Summer Slam, and a as much more wrestling talk as we can fit into about two hours! Dial up the latest episode of the Wrestling House Show for all this plus a preview of our All In review!
July was a strong month for the WWE Universe in a lot of ways, though there was plenty that could have been better. Listen to episode 112 of the Wrestling House Show as we share some gripes, observations, and yuk yuks including more on the Sasha/Bayley missed opportunity, Chris Dijak’s NXT debut, obnoxious fans, Titus Worldwide’s Hulu absence, how this year’s Money in the Bank contract should be handled, size shaming, bingo halls, and as always, the best matches from every week in July!
Over the span of a few weeks in the summer of 2018, the world lost some legendary pro wrestlers. To pay tribute to those men, we decided to make a special mini episode of the Wrestling House Show to share some of our memories of Nikolai Volkoff, Brian Christopher, Brickhouse Brown, and Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart.
The month of June brought wrestling fans a great NXT Takeover, an uneven Money in the Bank, a fantastic NJPW Dominion, and a whole bunch of WWE television of varying quality. Listen to episode 111 of the Wrestling House Show as we talk all about it, including the best matches, the strangest story lines, and even the Devil himself!
AWA’s Super Sunday in 1983 featured legendary wrestlers including Jesse Ventura, Nick Bockwinkel, Jerry Lawler, Mad Dog Vachon, and Verne Gagne, but is it worth spending the time watching the whole show today? Listen and we discuss the good and the not so good and let you know what to watch in the latest installment of the Wrestling House Show’s series of retro reviews!
May was the month in which we got the first co-branded WWE PPV in weeks, saw both Ronda Rousey and Nia Jax become hypocrites, witnessed the continued excellence of Ruby Riott and Buddy Murphy, lamented the state of the RAW tag division, and much more! Join us for the May 2018 wrap-up episode and hear us explain everything we liked and didn’t like about a whole bunch of hours of WWE television!
April was a time of change in the WWE. Wrestlemania, the nights after Wrestlemania, the Superstar Shakeup, and the Greatest Royal Rumble kept us busy, but was it all good? Was any of it good? Find out what we think in episode 109 of the Wrestling House Show, the April wrap-up episode!
Wrestlemania has become about so much more than just one show, and if you travel to see Wrestlemania live, you can spend an entire week immersing yourself in pro wrestling from around the world. We did that this year, and this episode is all about our experiences during our week in New Orleans! Listen as we talk about the many, many shows we saw, the wrestlers we got to meet, the disappointments we faced, and our favorite moments from our pro wrestling vacation!
March feels like it happened so long ago, but you can relive the relative excitement of the buildup to Wrestlemania by listening to episode 107 of the Wrestling House Show. Find out what we thought about this year’s pre-Mania mania, what matches managed to catch our attention, and what we found most (and least) entertaining in the month of March!
February came and went quickly, so how was the wrestling? Listen as Joey and chris discuss their favorite matches from each week in February of 2018 as well as their thoughts about the buildup to Wrestlemania. All this plus much more on the second of the Wrestling House Show’s monthly wrap-ups!
The 2018 New Japan Cup ended with a fantastic, history-making final match! Listen to the final mini episode covering NJPW’s first big tournament of the year to find out who won and who he’s going to face for a title at Sakura Genesis!
Zack Sabre Jr. and SANADA battle in a fantastic semifinal match in NJPW’s New Japan Cup 2018 to see who will move on to face Hiroshi Tanahashi in the final match of the tournament!
The first semifinal match in NJPW’s New Japan Cup 2018 featured Juice Robinson facing his mentor Hiroshi Tanahashi in a hard fought battle that had both men searching for ways to prevail. Find out who moved on in the tournament and what took place earlier in the night’s tag matches that might be teases for some great title matches in the near future!
The second half of the quarter finals of the New Japan Cup 2018 tournament delivered one of the best matches so far during the tour, as well as one of the shortest! Toru Yano looked for any way to beat SANADA and Zack Sabre Jr. looked looked to twist all of Kota Ibushi’s limbs in another very good night of NJPW wrestling!
The quarter finals of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s New Japan Cup 2018 begins with Juice Robinson taking on Michael Elgin in an interesting battle of power and agility, and Bad Luck Fale versus Hiroshi Tanahashi in a slightly odd contest of power and wits!
The first round of NJPW’s New Japan Cup 2018 comes to an end as four men battle for the final two spots in round two! It’s Toru Yano versus Davey Boy Smith Jr., and SANADA versus Chuckie T in a double main event that brought something new to the tournament matches so far.
While the tag matches leading up to the main events of night three of NJPW’s New Japan Cup 2018 might not have been as strong as previous nights, the two tournament matches definitely delivered. Kota Ibushi faced YOSHI-HASHI in a surprisingly hard-fought match, and Tetsuya Naito tried to survive the technical wizardry of Zack Sabre Jr. in a great double main event.
Night two of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s first big tournament of the year featured two more first round matches in which Lance Archer battled Bad Luck Fale and Taichi attempted to get past the ace of New Japan, Hiroshi Tanahashi. Listen to this special mini episode of the Wrestling House Show to learn everything that happened and everything worth paying attention to in the second night of the New Japan Cup!
Join chris for a recap and review of night one of New Japan’s first big tournament of the year, the New Japan Cup! You’ll get the results and the highlights of everything that happened on the show, all in a shorter episode format for easy access and listening!
Listen as Joey and chris discuss Starrcade ’83 from start to finish, talking about what you should see and what you’re better off skipping past!