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Jan 31, 2023

Back by Popular Demand! 'This Week In Wrestling History' hosted by Don Tony originally aired back in 2018-2019 and spanned two seasons. These retro episodes return remastered and will be posted every Tuesday at 12 Noon EST. These episodes are filled with hundreds of hours of original wrestling clips and stories. Whether experiencing these for the first time, or revisiting the episodes again, you will enjoy this ultimate deep dive into pro wrestling's awesome history.

SYNOPSIS: S2 E5 (01/29 - 02/4)

  • Looking back at Royal Rumble (2005-2006, 2010-2012, 2017) and closing moments of each (audio)
  • Andre The Giant makes memorable appearance as Bigfoot on Six Million Dollar Man
  • Audio: Lee Majors tells a drinking story about Andre The Giant on the Six Million Dollar Man set in 1976
  • NWA airs the special Superstars On The Superstation on TBS
  • Miss Elizabeth knocked unconscious and The Mega-Powers (Hulk Hogan and Macho Man Randy Savage) official split (from WWF Main Event #2)
  • Looking back at WCW Clash Of The Champions XIV
  • Roddy Piper and Jesse Ventura star in the Movie Pilot 'Tag Team' on NBC
  • Audio: Roddy Piper and Jesse Ventura discuss the filming of Tag Team
  • Lex Luger makes WWF Monday Night Raw debut
  • Looking back at ECW The Night The Line Was Crossed and the historic 1994 Three Way Dance between Terry Funk vs Sabu vs Shane Douglas
  • Looking back at ECW Double Tables 1995 & ECW Big Apple Blizzard Blast 1996 which DT attended then walked home 2 hours in the snow
  • Looking back at ECW Crossing The Line Again 1997
  • Audio: Paul Heyman announces first ever ECW PPV to air in April 1997
  • WCW presents Pay-Per-Listen event Boston Brawl (1998)
  • Audio: Sample of Real Media streaming WCW used for PPL events
  • Audio: DX presents the 'State Of The Union' Speech from Raw - Censored and Uncensored versions
  • New Age Outlaws push a Dumpster with Cactus Jack and Terry Funk inside off the stage during Raw
  • Looking back at ECW Hostile City Showdown '98
  • Audio: WWF Halftime Heat: The Rock vs Mankind Empty Arena Match for WWF Championship
  • Audio: Hulk Hogan talks gibberish on Nitro with Chuck Zito
  • WCW nixes Goldberg acting role on upcoming episode of ER
  • Anniversary of WWF and NBC team up to form the XFL
  • Audio: The Radicals (Benoit, Malenko, Guerrero, Saturn) show up on Monday Night Raw
  • Audio: Harvey Whippleman def The Cat in a Lumber Jill Snow Bunny Match to win Women's Championship
  • Kurt Angle suffers first pinfall in WWE career
  • Audio: Highlights from Week One of XFL along with rare post game Press Conference with Vince McMahon
  • Women Of Wrestling (WOW) holds their first and only PPV, Unleashed
  • Audio: Vince attempts to 'buy out' Ric Flair in front of a great energetic crowd
  • Audio: The Brian Kendrick makes a musical WWE debut
  • Looking back at the moment Vince McMahon tore both quads
  • Audio: Randy Orton says Eddie Guerrero is in hell
  • Brock Lesnar makes his UFC debut
  • Bobby Lashley quits WWE
  • Jack Swagger suffers first loss in WWE
  • Controversy erupts after Kelly Kelly claims in radio interview that Bra And Panties matches will not be back and WWE will stay PG
  • WWE continues transition to PG-TV by renaming some wrestling moves
  • Highspots becomes the authorized agent for Ric Flair
  • Audio: John Cena tells TMZ that Chyna has a 'Fruit Basket'
  • Audio: Vince McMahon announces the cancellation of ECW in lieu of a new program - NXT
  • Shaved head Undertaker returns to Raw wearing a horrendous Halloween wig
  • Audio: Bret Hart 4/10 is born
  • Maxim debuts advice column hosted by Iron Sheik
  • Looking back at TNA Impact 500
  • Audio: Samoa Joe makes Raw debut
  • Audio: After firing of Enzo Amore, Drake Maverick becomes first GM for 205 Live and announces tournament to crown next Cruiserweight Champion
  • And so much more!


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