John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF Ground Zero: In Your House from September 7, 1997 featuring the first ever televised singles match between The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels. This show was originally reviewed on the debut edition of Review-A-Wai back in September 2009.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF Raw Is War from May 21, 2001 featuring a tag team title match between Steve Austin & Triple H vs. Chris Jericho & Chris Benoit in one of WWE’s most critically acclaimed TV main events.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WCW Monday Nitro from Kitchener, Ontario held on September 18, 2000 featuring a… uh… the booking of this show is so difficult to describe in one paragraph you’ll really just need to listen to find out.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF Saturday Night’s Main Event #17 featuring Rick Rude vs. Jake “The Snake” Roberts and Hulk Hogan vs. King Haku. We discuss the wrestling landscape of 1988, the political commentary of Jesse and Vince, the very unique aesthetics of late 80’s WWF TV, and more.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review PWG: ELEVEN from July 26, 2014 featuring The Young Bucks vs. Joey Ryan & Candice LeRae in a Guerrilla Warfare match for the PWG Tag Team titles. Plus, Kevin Steen says goodbye to Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review The Wrestler, a 1974 film about a wrestling promoter (Ed Asner) who faces pressure to replace his aging champion (Verne Gagne) with a new contender (Billy Robinson) ahead of the inter-promotional “Super Bowl of Wrestling”.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review All Japan Women’s Dream Slam I from April 2nd, 1993 as AJW, JWP Joshi Puroresu, LLPW, FMW and EMLL come together to put on dream matches at the height of an early 90’s joshi puroresu boom.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review ECW on TNN from December 31, 1999 headlined by Masato Tanaka vs. Mike Awesome for the ECW Championship. Plus, unprotected chairshots, WWE Network-edited theme music, how we spent our Y2K and more in this review.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF Royal Rumble 2000 headlined by Triple H (c) vs. Cactus Jack in a Street Fight for the WWF Championship in Madison Square Garden. Plus, a tables match between The Dudleys vs. The Hardys, Tazz’s WWE debut, and a Miss Royal Rumble Bikini Contest.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF Royal Rumble 1994 headlined by a 30-Man Royal Rumble Match resulting in a controversial draw between Bret Hart and Lex Luger, Yokozuna faces his fears against The Undertaker in a Casket Match, and Owen Hart finally breaks out of Bret’s shadow.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWF The Big Event from 1986 headlined by Hulk Hogan vs. Paul Orndorff for the WWF Heavyweight Championship in front of a record-setting crowd of 64,100 at the CNE Stadium in Toronto, Ontario. Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski joins us to discuss attending this show live.