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, and Dan McGinn take a look at the significance of the arena, its imminent closing, and its role in the war between the WWF, NWA, and AWA.
Topics include: the relationship to Madison Square Garden, Bruno Sammartino’s retirement match, Flair vs. Race, Hogan vs. Andre, Hart Foundation vs. the Brain Busters, Austin’s broken neck, Umaga vs. the cast of Jackass, WeeLC, and more.
Follow them on Twitter at @thehistoryofwwe, @stuttsy, and @DMacP2B and use the hashtag #HoWPodcast
In addition, every show the boys will present their Youtube Clip of The Week. This week’s offering takes us back to January 11th, 1991 from the Meadowlands Arena where we witnessed an appearance by Lawrence Taylor and a WCW World Title change. Check it out!