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Aug 29, 2023

Back by Popular Demand! This Week In Wrestling History hosted by Don Tony aired back in 2018-2019 and spanned two seasons. These retro episodes return remastered and are filled with hundreds of hours of original wrestling clips & stories. Enjoy this deep dive into pro wrestling's awesome history.

SYNOPSIS: S2 E35 (08/27 - 09/02)

  • Looking back at a memorable '77 WWWF MSG match and feud between Superstar Billy Graham vs Ivan Putski
  • Pat Patterson becomes the first ever WWWF Intercontinental Champion
  • Looking back at a memorable '79 tournament for Mid Atlantic NWA US Title featuring Ricky Steamboat, Jimmy Snuka, Bruiser Brody, Buddy Rogers, and more
  • The Big Event: WWF draws 64,000+ fans for a house show in Canada
  • Looking back at World Class Labor Day 'Star Wars' event 1985, 1986
  • Summerslam Highlights: 1988-1990, 1992-1995, 1998, 2000
  • Audio: Ultimate Warrior def Honkytonk Man for IC Title
  • When wrestling gets too real: Memphis Police called after Jerry Lawler is hit by a car (driven by Eddie Gilbert) 
  • Audio: Macho Man Randy Savage vs Ric Flair; a rare WWF Superstars match that featured a World Title Change 
  • Audio: Vince McMahon vs USWA Saga Continues
  • Looking back at AAA La Revancha event 1993
  • Audio: Harley Race introduces Yoshi KHAN to the Cactus Jack / Big Van Vader feud
  • Audio: ECW becomes Extreme! ECW leaves NWA as Shane Douglas throws down newly won NWA Heavyweight Title and debuts ECW Championship
  • Audio: As The Dudleys exit ECW (for WWF), Raven makes a memorable surprise return after quitting WCW 
  • Audio: The Rock and Sock Connection is formed and immediately leads to Tag Team Gold
  • Audio: Steve Austin tosses Kurt Angle's Gold Medals into the Detroit River
  • Mini Hardys and Mini Dudleys make Raw appearance
  • XPW 'Hostile Takeover' of Philadelphia and ECW Arena begins
  • Audio: Juventud Guerrera 'Juicy' promo from XPW Hostile Takeover
  • Eric Bischoff creates a new World Heavyweight Title and awards it to Triple H
  • Audio: Jerry Lynn vs AJ Styles vs Low Ki TNA Ladder Match 2002
  • Looking back at Osaka Dream Night event featuring the first ever Cage Match for NJPW 2003 
  • Final Thursday Night Smackdown episode airs on UPN
  • Audio: Chris Jericho performs on FOX reality show 'Celebrity Duets'
  • Audio: The Miz makes his WWE main roster debut
  • WWE suspends Ten stars and releases others for Wellness Policy violations related to the Signature Pharmacy scandal
  • WWE announces a significant change for future violators of the Wellness Policy
  • Adam Pearce wins the vacant NWA World Heavyweight Title
  • Ashley Massaro signs to compete on 'Survivor: China'
  • TNA signs Mickie James
  • MTV2 drops Lucha Libre USA after seven episodes 
  • Dixie Carter makes her first ever TV appearance on TNA Impact
  • Kaval wins NXT Season 2
  • Triple H makes major change to Raw, announces 'Super Shows' featuring Raw and Smackdown stars 
  • Audio: Triple H / CM Punk / Kevin Nash attempt to turn Chicken Sh** into Chicken Salad
  • Audio: Memorable 2013 AJ Styles Impact promo confronting TNA Management and more
  • Audio: Kevin Owens 'Mount Rushmore Of Pro Wrestling' Promo from PWG BOLA 2013
  • WWE releases Zahra Shreiber after social media postings featuring Nazi symbols surface
  • WWE suspends Jimmy Snuka's legends contract after being arrested and charged with third degree murder of Nancy Argentino from 1983 
  • Piss, Sh**, Milk Guy Armando Montalvo shot by Florida Police outside WWE Performance Center
  • Looking back at AAA TripleMania XXIV event 2016
  • Audio: Kevin Owens wins vacated WWE Universal Championship 
  • Audio: John Cena and Roman Reigns memorable promo exchange hyping up match at No Mercy 2017 
  • Looking back at All-In event 2018
  • And so much more!


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