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 -
RUNNING TIME: 3 HOURS 34
- 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
- Looking back at NWA Clash Of The Champions IX and XXI.
- Audio: Ric Flair (c) vs Terry Funk: I Quit Match for NWA
- Remember Nitron? Interesting story involving 'Sabretooth'
(X-Men) and Kevin Nash.
- Last original SNME airs on Fox and the last pairing of The
- Audio: Sudden departure of Ultimate Warrior puts Mr Perfect
'turn' on the fast track. Highlights of the Perfect/Heenan
- 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
- 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
- Audio: Road Warrior Hawk falls from the top of the
- 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
- Audio: Kurt Angle promo leading into his WWF in ring
- 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
- WWF No Mercy Video Game is released for the Nintendo 64.
- WCW holds an international PPV airing exclusively in
- 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
- 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
- WWE presents its first ever edition of 'WWE Old School
- '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
- 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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