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Mar 3, 2024

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: Episode 10 (3/4 – 3/10)
RUNNING TIME: 2 Hours 32 Minutes

  • New Japan runs its first ever show (1972).
  • Audio: Ox Baker appears on The Price Is Right
  • Pat Patterson takes Sgt Slaughter's Cobra Clutch Challenge and the memorable feud begins.
  • ECW holds its first ever TV tapings (1993).
  • Mick Foley has his ear torn off during a match against Big Van Vader at WCW event in Germany.
  • Audio: Mick Foley, Vader, and 2 Cold Scorpio speak on the Ear incident.
  • Audio: WWE has 'Chief' Jay Strongbow participate in Indian Tribe ceremony for Tatanka on Raw.
  • Looking back at USWA Memphis Memories event (1994).
  • Johnny B Badd wrestles last WCW match before signing with WWF.
  • The Steiner Brothers make surprise return to WCW (1996).
  • Mark Henry and Kurt Angle make their WWF TV debuts.
  • Looking back at ECW Big Ass Extreme Bash (1996)
  • Cactus Jack wrestles last ECW match before joining WWF.
  • Audio: Memorable Raw promo between Roddy Piper and Goldust hyping their upcoming WrestleMania XII match.
  • Raw Is War / The War Zone: WWF debuts new Set, Logo, and Theme for WWF Raw (1997).
  • Audio: The Great Debate: Jerry Lawler (representing WWF) vs Paul E Dangerously (representing ECW).
  • ECW invasion of WWF Monday Night Raw continues.
  • Audio: Before Smackdown used it regularly, Marilyn Manson 'Beautiful People' was used for Raw.
  • Looking back at the night WCW aired no matches during the first hour of Monday Nitro.
  • Audio: Realty sets in that ECW is RIP as Living Dangerously 2001 PPV is canceled and Paul E Dangerously makes Raw Commentating debut.
  • Audio: Vince McMahon makes Trish Stratus bark like a dog and strip down to her bra and panties.
  • Audio: AJ Styles and Air Paris vs Kid Romeo and Elix Skipper on WCW Monday Nitro.
  • Looking back at the short lived WCW Cruiserweight Tag Team Titles.
  • Audio: Hulk Hogan and Steve Austin battle in the ring for the first and only time ever in WWF.
  • Audio: Raw before WrestleMania X8 and Y2J/Stephanie vs HHH feud is intensified by - having Lucy The Dog run over by a Limousine.
  • Audio: Memorable promo between The Hurricane and The Rock.
  • The Rock loses last ever Non-PPV match (against The Hurricane).
  • Kurt Angle vs Brock Lesnar WMXIX match moved up to Smackdown.
  • Audio: Highlight from This Is Your Life Mick Foley - Presented by The Rock.
  • Audio: JBL blows up the John Cena US Spinner Title.
  • WWE releases the entire Smackdown Juniors Division.
  • Looking back at TNA Destination X PPV (2006, 2007, 2008).
  • Audio: Edge's creative reason for not wrestling John Cena post MLK Day.
  • Jeff Hardy suspended 60 Days by WWE for 2nd Wellness Violation.
  • JBL Makes Grand Slam history.
  • Ken Shamrock suspended and fined by CA SAC after testing positive for steroids.
  • Entertainment Weekly story confirms TNA signing Jenna Morasca.
  • TNA starts a working agreement with AAA.
  • Monday Night Wars II begins: TNA Impact vs WWE Raw.
  • TMZ story confirms Snooki competing at WrestleMania XXVII.
  • Brian Kendrick appears and competes on The Price Is Right (2011).
  • Jerry Lynn announces retirement date from in ring competition.
  • Nightclub incident involving John Morrison and Melina.
  • Audio: The Rock gives Boston fans 'History Lessons' on John Cena.
  • Looking back at TNA Lockdown PPV (2013, 2014).
  • Audio: Jeff Hardy occupies Raw.
  • Bill Demott resigns as Head Trainer at WWE Performance Center.
  • WWE attempts to Trademark the 'Too Sweet' symbol to block Bullet Club from using it.
  • Y2AJ split as Chris Jericho turns on AJ Styles.
  • Looking back at WWE Fastlane PPV (2017).
  • Audio: Kevin Owens defends the Universal Title against Goldberg.
  • Austin Aries makes his WWE 205 Live in ring debut.
  • And so much more!

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