This week Scott Holland, a regular contributor to The Wrestling Blog, joins us to talk about the 1998 Royal Rumble. This episode is chock full of interesting Useless Royal Rumble Statistics, unprotected chair shots, and amazing scrotum grab cinematography.
Joe and Greg start down the Back Alley to Wrestlemania with a double feature. Starting with Bob Holly vs. Brock Lesnar for the WWE Title at Royal Rumble 2004, then moving onto Wrestlemania XIX with Undertaker vs. Big Show & A-Train (with a guest appearance by Nathan Jones). Can you handle it? Only one way to find out.
The 1/12/98 Raw and Nitro are on the docket this time, as we discover that it’s apparently really important that this Raw is coming to you from State College, PA. Discussions include recent Jim Cornette comments on The Young Bucks and Lucha Underground, the 2015 Royal Rumble, how awful WCW was at booking following Starrcade 1997 and how lackluster Raw is for being a PPV lead-in.
This is The Bowling Shoe Ugly Cast! And this time, Joe and Greg take on the main event of ECW’s December to Dismember pay-per-view. An Extreme Elimination Chamber match that actually isn’t that bad for a few minutes. Then takes a turn for the garbage. Also includes Greg imagining an alternate universe in which Lashley is a member of Suzuki Gun.
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