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Nov 11, 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 E46 (11/12 - 11/18)

  • Audio: Rocky Johnson & Tony Atlas def The Wild Samoans to win WWF Tag Team Titles.
  • WWF Legends Battle Royal featuring Lou Thesz, Nick Bockwinkel, Bobo Brazil, Gene Kiniski, Killer Kowalski, Ray Stevens, and others.
  • Looking back at NWA Clash Of The Champions IX and XXI.
  • Audio: Ric Flair (c) vs Terry Funk: I Quit Match for NWA Heavyweight Title.
  • Remember Nitron? Interesting story involving 'Sabretooth' (X-Men) and Kevin Nash.
  • Last original SNME airs on Fox and the last pairing of The Ultimate Maniacs.
  • Audio: Sudden departure of Ultimate Warrior puts Mr Perfect 'turn' on the fast track. Highlights of the Perfect/Heenan split.
  • Clash Of The Sexes: Madusa vs Paul E Dangerously.
  • Undertaker reveals an awesome looking Patriotic Betsy Ross American Flag lined inside his coat.
  • Chris Candido wins NWA Heavyweight Title, previously vacated by Shane Douglas.
  • Looking back at ECW November To Remember 1995, 1996.
  • Audio: Highlights from ECW N2R 1995: Taz' profanity laced promo, Sandman dancing, Steve Austin vs Mikey, Funk/Dreamer vs Cactus/Raven and more.
  • Looking back at Survivor Series 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2012, 2017.
  • 1996 WWF Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. 
  • The Rock makes his WWE PPV debut.
  • Audio: Ravishing Rick Rude appears on ECW TV, WWF Monday Night Raw, and WCW Monday Nitro all the same week.
  • Audio: 'Bret Screwed Bret'. Infamous '97 Vince McMahon 2 Part Interview from Raw on Bret Hart and Survivor Series.
  • DT looks at the affect on ratings for remainder of 1997 post Montreal Screwjob.
  • Audio: Road Warrior Hawk falls from the top of the Titantron.
  • Audio: Sid 'viciously' botches a promo after Kevin Nash impersonates him on Nitro.
  • Audio: WCW Nitro airs a Pinata On A Pole Match, which leads to the return of Dr Death Steve Williams and the debut of 'Oklahoma'.
  • Audio: Kurt Angle promo leading into his WWF in ring debut.
  • Audio: Big Show wins an entire Survivor Series match in less than two minutes.
  • Audio: Steve Austin is struck by a hit and run driver.
  • WWF signs fitness model and radio host, Trish Stratus to a contract.
  • WWF No Mercy Video Game is released for the Nintendo 64.
  • WCW holds an international PPV airing exclusively in Germany.
  • Jerry Lawler returns to Raw after quitting in February due to his then wife (Stacy Carte) being released.
  • Audio: Ric Flair returns to WWE after 8 years and is revealed as 50% owner of WWF.
  • Eddie Guerrero passes away at 38 years old.
  • Audio Bonus: Rare Eddie Guerrero interview from 2002.
  • WWE airs a special episode of Raw paying tribute to Eddie Guerrero.
  • Looking back at TNA Genesis PPV 2005, 2006.
  • Ric Flair and Roddy Piper's WWE World Tag Team Title reign comes to an end.
  • The Miz and John Morrison win WWE Tag Team Titles.
  • Audio: Save Us Y2J: Chris Jericho makes his WWE return after two years and 'saves us' from Randy Orton.
  • Brock Lesnar wins UFC Heavyweight Championship at UFC 91.
  • Audio: WWE Raw (2009) debuts a new intro and theme song.
  • WWE releases seven including Luke Gallows, Shad Gaspard, and Jillian Hall.
  • WWE presents its first ever edition of 'WWE Old School Raw'.
  • 'Hulkamania: Let The Battle Begin' press conference in Australia leaves Hulk Hogan battered and bloodied.
  • Matt Hardy kicked out of WWE rehab and arrested for violating a court order.
  • WWE announces their Top 20 Superstars of the Attitude Era.
  • WWE releases The Great Khali.
  • Grumpy Cat invades WWE as the Guest Host of Raw.
  • The Shield make their WWE main roster debut.
  • Destination America announces a TV deal with TNA for 2015.
  • And so much more!





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