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John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF Backlash 2000 featuring The Rock vs. Triple H for the WWF Championship and the return of Stone Cold Steve Austin following a 6-month absence. Plus, Bubba Ray Dudley “gets wood” for Trish Stratus, Chris Benoit vs. Chris Jericho, Kurt Angle takes on “The Showster”, Scott 2 Hotty vs. Dean Malenko and more in this extensive 2hr 15min review.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Greatest Royal Rumble 2018 featuring a 50-man Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns vs. Brock Lesnar in a steel cage match for the WWE Universal Championship, AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura for the WWE World Championship and more. The two run down the results of the entire show, discuss the controversies coming out of it, and read your feedback from the POST Wrestling Forum.
John Pollock and Wai Ting provide a comprehensive review of HBO’s “André the Giant” documentary chronicling the life and career of the late André Rousimoff. Following the review, the two are joined by historian and author Pat Laprade to discuss his experience working as a field producer for the film. Pat talks about traveling to France to interview André’s family, how he felt Vince McMahon and Hulk Hogan came across in the documentary, and his upcoming book on the life of André the Giant.
Follow John Pollock and Wai Ting as they spend their day in New Orleans watching Friday afternoon’s RevPro event featuring Zack Sabre Jr. vs. Tomohiro Ishii, followed by the WWN Supershow featuring a spectacular match between Will Ospreay vs. Matt Riddle, and stay up with them until 4am for the incredibly bizarre experience that was Joey Janela’s Spring Break 2.
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.