We’re in the midst of the WWE’s “New Generation” and that means we don’t have two minutes for guys to come out to the Rumble, we’re doing 60 seconds! Allan Blackstock of the Wrestling Eye Podcast joins me to talk about this fast-paced Rumble, Shawn Michaels goes wire-to-wire, ridiculous 1995 gimmicks and much more!
Austin finally gets his hands on McMahon, Mabel turns to the dark side and the most Russo-rific Royal Rumble takes the fight all the way to the bathroom, it’s the 1999 Royal Rumble! I’m joined once again in studio by Sean “spiffie” Flynn to review the 1999 Royal Rumble, we discuss unorthodox Rumble booking, the insane lack of in-ring action in 1999, Gillberg and much more. It’s a fun show as always, so check it out!
Friend of the website Sean Flynn joins me live in studio to review the 1994 Royal Rumble! We discuss the switch from two minutes to 90 seconds, a running count of mullets, Lex Luger’s odd skin color and so much more!
Shawn Michaels looks to repeat his winning performance from 1995, Dory Funk Jr. joins the fray and Vader runs wild over the rest of the WWE, it’s the 1996 Royal Rumble! PlaceToBeNation.com’s Chad Campbell joins me to review this Rumble, we discuss the dire state of the WWF in 1996, Hakushi, “The Ringmaster” Steve Austin and much more.
The Voices of Wrestling Rumble Rewind continues with a look at the 1990 Royal Rumble featuring a new longevity record from Ted BiBiase, a quick exit for Andre the Giant and, of course, The Red Rooster. Parv of PlaceToBeNation.com joins me in discussing and reviewing the 1990 Rumble, his favorite years in WWE history and much more!
After the dress rehearsal that was the 1988 Royal Rumble, the 1989 version is truly the first Royal Rumble as we know it. Parv of PlaceToBeNation.com joins me to discuss and review the Royal Rumble growing up in 1989, Parv’s fandom at the time, the many storylines built through the match, Andre the Giant’s fear of snakes, Hulk Hogan’s dominance, The Mega Powers exploding and so much more!
The Voices of Wrestling Rumble Rewind keeps chugging along, this time I’m joined by Steven Graham of PlaceToBeNation.com to talk the 1993 Royal Rumble featuring the massive Yokozuna push, the debut of Giant Gonzalez, fiery youngster Carlos Colon, Tenyru and many more meaningless guys. Listen in as we discuss 1993 WWF, the impact of the Rumble and much more!
The Voices of Wrestling Rumble Rewind continues with a look at the 2000 Royal Rumble alongside Mark Robinson (@lithiumproject). Mark and I discuss the Rumble participants, the frightening lack of talent depth, Crash Holly, Chyna’s awfulness, Taka Michinoku’s trip to a Chinese hospital, The Rock’s controversial victory and so much more!
It’s the debut episode of the Voices of Wrestling Rumble Rewind looking at the first televised Rumble — Royal Rumble 1988! I’m joined by Chad Campbell of PlaceToBeNation.com to discuss the debut Rumble, the characters involved, best eliminations, strategy and much more!