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John Pollock and Wai Ting review NJPW Sakura Genesis 2018 from Ryōgoku Sumo Hall featuring Kazuchika Okada vs. Zack Sabre Jr. as Okada attempts to to match Hiroshi Tanahashi’s all-time record for consecutive IWGP Heavyweight title defenses. Also featuring The Golden Lovers vs. Cody & Hangman Page and Will Ospreay vs. Marty Scurll for the IWGP Jr. Heavyweight title (featuring one of the scariest bumps we’ve ever seen).
John Pollock and Wai Ting review NJPW Strong Style Evolved from Long Beach, CA featuring The Golden Lovers vs. The Young Bucks, one of the more emotional wrestling matches we’ve seen in recent memory. We also discuss the strengths and disadvantages of the AXS TV production featuring Jim Ross and Josh Barnett, Jay White vs. “Hangman” Page, Minoru Suzuki/Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Kazuchika Okada/Tomohiro Ishii, Will Ospreay vs. Jushin “Thunder” Liger, an appearance from Rey Mysterio and more.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review the Oscar-winning 2017 Netflix original documentary “Icarus”, directed by Bryan Fogel. In this hour-plus review, we discuss our thoughts on the many twists of this incredible documentary, its impact on Russia’s ban from the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, as well as our individual views about drug testing and PED use in professional wrestling and MMA.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE WrestleMania XX featuring Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg in a match mired by both men’s impending departures, plus two world title matches that culminated in a now-haunting celebratory image of Chris Benoit and Eddie Guerrero only years before tragedy would enter both of their lives.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review the NJPW 46th Anniversary Show headlined by Kazuchika Okada vs. Will Ospreay in a special non-title challenge between fellow Chaos champions. Also featuring Minoru Suzuki vs. Togi Makabe for the IWGP Intercontinental Championship, Tetsuya Naito vs. Taichi in Taichi’s heavyweight debut and more.
Is NJPW too conservative with their global expansion? Are the glory days of the UFC over? How do we feel about putting our content behind a paywall? Do Wai’s parents understand what he does for a living? These topics discussed and more as John Pollock and Wai Ting answer any and all of their patrons’ questions from the POST Wrestling Forum.
John Pollock and Wai Ting dig into the WWE Network’s newly released Coliseum Home Video Classics archive to review Battle at the Royal Albert Hall. Highlighted by a 20-Man Battle Royal for the “prestigious” Royal Samovar Trophy, the show features early 90’s appearances from Shawn Michaels, Ric Flair, Roddy Piper, The Undertaker, The Legion of Doom and of course, The British Bulldog in his home country.
John Pollock reviews both New Beginning cards from this past weekend in Sapporo. The shows included an incredible main event between Hiroshi Tanahashi and Minoru Suzuki, an unbelievable junior heavyweight tag match, Kenny Omega defending the U.S. title against Jay White, and a big closing angle involving The Bullet Club.
John Pollock and Wai Ting travel back to March 2002 to review WrestleMania X-8 from The SkyDome in Toronto and review the show, featuring The Rock vs. Hulk Hogan, the build up the Undisputed title match starring “Lucy the Dog”, the odd pairings on the show, the changing face of the company and the status of Steve Austin during this time period.
John Pollock and Wai Ting travel back to the night after WrestleMania 29 in 2013 for one of the more memorable editions of the show. It was the night Dolph Ziggler cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase, the audience revolted against Randy Orton and Sheamus, The Shield confronted The Undertaker, “Fandango-ing” was born and it all culminated with a three-minute, non-title affair between John Cena and Mark Henry!