Category for History of Wrestling

History of Wrestling Podcast – Episode #8: Remembering the Dream

There are legends and then there is Dusty Rhodes.
The History of Wrestling boys are back as Graham Cawthon, Brad Stutts, and Dan McGinn talk about the influence and legacy of the late ‘American Dream’ Dusty Rhodes.
The guys scrap their planned show and instead share their … …

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History of Wrestling Podcast #7 – Finishes: The Good, the Bad, and the Dusty

The History of Wrestling podcast is back — and there’s a lot to discuss! Graham Cawthon, Brad Stutts, & Dan McGinn talk all things Elimination Chamber, with a focus on the development of rising stars, elevating titles, and the finish of the Dean Ambrose vs. … …

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History of Wrestling Podcast #6 – Does Hardcore Still Exist?

How have we gone from Wargames to Kiss Me Arse matches? Does hardcore still exist in today’s WWE?
This week on The History of Wrestling Podcast, Graham Cawthon, Brad Stutts, & Dan McGinn talk the evolution of hardcore wrestling throughout WWE, ECW, and NWA/WCW and discuss … …

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History of Wrestling Podcast #5 – How WWE Won Over the Mainstream Media

Rock & Ronda? The stage is already being set for a record-breaking WrestleMania 32 in Dallas.
This week on The History of Wrestling Podcast, Graham Cawthon, Brad Stutts, & Dan McGinn discuss the involvement of celebrities in building the concept and legacy of WrestleMania and how, because … …

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History of Wrestling Podcast #4 – The Dial-Up Age

Can you imagine a world in which you can’t live tweet Raw?
Can’t complain about iMPACT via Facebook?
Can’t Instagram your view from the Ring of Honor or NXT show?
Didn’t constantly know what was going on behind the scenes of your favorite promotion?
This week, The History of … …

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History of Wrestling Podcast #3 – WCW B Shows with Scott Hudson

Randy Savage vs. the Ultimo Dragon?
Diamond Dallas Page vs. Kensuke Sasaki?
Lorenzo?
It can only mean one thing. WCW B- and C-level TV.
This week, The History of Wrestling Podcast is joined by former WCW announcer Scott Hudson to talk about the later years of WCW Saturday Night … …

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History of Wrestling Podcast #2 – Outrage & The Royal Rumble

Why didn’t fans revolt when Hulk Hogan was ousted in 1989?
Why did they revolt when Daniel Bryan was in 2015?
And how has the Royal Rumble concept evolved since its debut nearly 30 years ago?
In the latest episode of The History of Wrestling podcast, Graham Cawthon, … …

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History of Wrestling Podcast #1: Remembering the Meadowlands

From Saturday Night’s Main Event and WCW title changes to SummerSlams and an amazing post-WrestleMania Raw, the Izod Center, aka “The Meadowlands,” has seen it all when it comes to pro wrestling!
In this premiere episode of The History of Wrestling Podcast, Graham Cawthon, Brad Stutts, … …

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