Episode 13 - TNA Unbreakable 2005

This week we're going to look at Total Nonstop Action. A company that started after WCW and ECW folded. It's often the butt of the joke - falling into some of the same trends that WCW fell into in the early 2000s. But this PPV shows that they were, at one time, a decent alternative for people who had grown tired of the WWE.

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Episode 12 - WrestleMania X-Seven

We've got a supersized episode for you this week. We're talking about "The Grandest Stage of Them All" WrestleMania X-Seven. Quite possibly the greatest incarnation of the show - it's got technical wrestling, brawling and LOTS of hardcore. Also want to apologize about the audio in the beginning. Payton forgot to turn on his mic because he was too excited for WrestleMania!

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Episode 11 - Survivor Series 1997 (The Montreal Screwjob)

It's a night that would change the history of professional wrestling. We discuss what happens when real life bleeds into the storyline as well as the shocking lead up and aftermath of the Montreal Screwjob.

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Episode 10 - Cruiserweight

Today we're looking at one of the most exciting, yet poorly booked styles of wrestling. See how WCW put cruiserweight wrestling on the map and how it evolved in the WWE.

  1. Rey Mysterio vs. Psychosis, Bash at the Beach 1996
  2. Rey Mysterio vs. Eddie Guerrero, Halloween Havoc 1997
  3. Billy Kidman vs. Tajiri, Raw 10/22/2001
  4. The Hurricane vs. Jamie Noble, King of the Ring 2002
  5. Matt Hardy vs. Rey Mysterio, WrestleMania XIX
  6. Rey Mysterio vs. Chavo Guerrero, No Way Out 2004
  7. Cruiserweight Open, Royal Rumble 2006

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Episode 9 - Women's Wrestling

We are right in the middle of the women's wrestling revolution, but boy has it taken us a while to get here. In this episode we go back to show you some of the highs and lows of women in the wrestling business and look ahead to where we might go from here. Matches include:

  1. Alundra Blayze vs. Bull Nakano, Summerslam 1994
  2. Chyna vs. Jeff Jarrett, No Mercy 1999
  3. Trish Stratus vs. Lita, Raw December 6, 2004
  4. Trish Stratus vs. Mickie James, WrestleMania 22
  5. Charlotte vs. Natalya, NXT Takeover 2014
  6. Bayley vs. Sasha Banks, NXT Takeover Respect 2015
  7. Charlotte vs. Sasha Banks, Hell in a Cell 2016

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Episode 8 - Royal Rumble 2001

As the Royal Rumble draws near, we look back on one of the gretest events in the show's history. From an incredible matchup between the two "Canadian Chris's" to a record-breaking performance by Kane to the bizarre inclusion of Drew Carey - this is the Royal Rumble 2001.

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Episode 7 - Ladder Match

In this episode we talk about one of the most popular, most enduring match types in wrestling history. We start from the match's inception and see it evolve and branch out into different match types.

  1. Razor Ramon vs. Shawn Michaels, WrestleMania X
  2. Triple H vs. The Rock, Summerslam 1998
  3. The Hardyz vs. Edge and Christian, No Mercy 1999
  4. The Hardyz vs. Edge and Christian vs. The Dudleyz, Summerslam 2000
  5. Undertaker vs. Jeff Hardy, Raw June 1, 2002
  6. Money in the Bank Ladder Match, WrestleMania 21
  7. Eddie Guerrero vs. Rey Mysterio, Summerslam 2005

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Episode 6 - Steve Austin vs. Vince McMahon

This week we look back on one of the greatest rivalries in wrestling history. The Texas Rattlesnake vs. the Chairman of the Board. We look at how this feud started and track it through some of the wildest matches of the Attitude Era.

  1. Steve Austin vs. Dude Love, Unforgiven 1998
  2. Steve Austin vs. Dude Love, Over the Edge 1998
  3. Steve Austin vs. Vince McMahon, St. Valentine's Day Massacre 1999
  4. Steve Austin vs. The Rock, WrestleMania XV
  5. Steve Austin vs. Vince and Shane McMahon, King of the Ring 1999
  6. Steve Austin vs. The Undertaker, Fully Loaded 1999
  7. Steve Austin vs. The Rock, WrestleMania X-Seven
  8. Umaga vs. Bobby Lashley, WrestleMania 23

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Episode 5 - John Cena

One of the most popular - yet polarizing - wrestlers of all time. We walk you through the career of John Cena by looking at some of his most important matches.

  1. John Cena vs. Kurt Angle, SmackDown June 27, 2002
  2. John Cena vs. Undertaker, Vengeance 2003
  3. John Cena vs. Kurt Angle, No Mercy 2003
  4. John Cena vs. Big Show, WrestleMania XX
  5. John Cena vs. John "Bradshaw" Layfield, WrestleMania 21
  6. John Cena vs. Shawn Michaels, Raw April 23, 2007
  7. John Cena vs. CM Punk, Money in the Bank 2012
  8. John Cena vs. The Rock, WrestleMania XXVIII

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Episode 4 - Heatwave 1998

We move to the WWF's other competitor during the Attitude Era: Extreme Championship Wrestling. We talk about how this "little engine that could" was so popular despite being so different. Plus a quick recap of the events at WWE's Crown Jewel.

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