John Pollock is joined by guest co-hosts Phil Chertok & Eric Marcotte to review Affliction: Banned from the Honda Center in Anaheim on July 19th, 2008 headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Sylvia for the WAMMA Heavyweight Championship.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review EVOLVE 1 from January 16, 2010 featuring Davey Richards vs. Kota Ibushi. We discuss EVOLVE’s creation spearheaded by Gabe Sapolsky & Bryan Danielson and their desire to add realism to pro wrestling using win-loss records and a hard-hitting style.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF WrestleMania VI (1990) featuring “The Ultimate Challenge” between Hulk Hogan vs. The Ultimate Warrior for the WWF and Intercontinental Championships. Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski joins us to discuss attending the event live in Toronto.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review Lucha Underground: Ultima Lucha 1 (2015), discussing Mark Burnett and Robert Rodriguez’s unique take on lucha libre, incorporating elements of science fiction, Aztec history and Telenovela with high budget Hollywood production.