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Wrestling Weekly: Memories of the Stomper & Gordon Solie, Styles/Jericho greatness

Jan 29, 2016 8:31am

We’ll start the show this week discussing two men Les has great history with and fond memories of: The Mongolian Stomper Archie Gouldie, and the great Gordon Solie (18:41), whose 87th birthday would’ve been this week.  Then we’ll turn our attention to the AJ Styles/Chris Jericho match (36:17) and talk about why Les thinks it was a terrific match that may not be getting the credit he thinks it deserves.  We’ll segue into thoughts on the Royal Rumble and Raw (42:01), shed some light on how one

Wrestling Weekly: AJ Styles, Royal Rumble predictions, Road to Mania begins

Jan 22, 2016 12:50pm

It’s the Royal Rumble edition of the show!  After Les and Vic get done discussing a different kind of rumble; people who just don’t know how to act on the road or in the supermarket when snow is coming, we’re pretty much all about WWE (12:00) the rest of the way!  Should AJ Styles be in the Rumble, is the Rumble a good place to introduce new faces you have high hopes for, the less than inspired start to Wrestlemania season, what appears to be a lack of enticing matchups for Mania, Royal Rumbl

Wrestling Weekly: the future of WWE roster cuts, Sting, Vintage Observer review

Jan 15, 2016 9:04am

On this week's Wrestling Weekly, Les Thatcher and Vic Sosa look back at the days when you could count on a bunch of roster cuts from WWE shortly after Wrestlemania and wonder if it might be time for that to happen again.

Wrestling Weekly: NJPW 4, WWE Injuries, 50/50 Booking 1/8

Jan 09, 2016 3:34am

Les and Vic cap off a very newsworthy week in the world of wrestling with lots of thoughts about the New Japan 4, the rash of shoulder injuries, and 50/50 booking in WWE.

Wrestling Weekly: Sam Muchnick, Death of the Territories, more~! 12/31

Dec 31, 2015 7:34am

The last show of the year is old school heavy!  Lots of talk about the best president in the history of the NWA as well as the demise of the territories, but Les and Vic start this week with high praise for Alberto Del Rio and even a booking idea regarding a new team and new alliance for 2016.  From there, we’ll discuss the legendary Sam Muchnick (13:25) who was one of the main figures in building and running the NWA for many years and segue into talking about a thread on the board regarding

WW: Roman, Dusty/JCP, Guys Not Being Called Up By WWE 12/24

Dec 24, 2015 10:57am

Les and Vic return just in time for Christmas with some catching up on what we missed by being “on assignment” last week.  Vic will start by explaining this assignment, which was more like absent mindedness and about how this doesn’t quite feel like the holiday season.


After that, we’ll discuss (8:51):


-Roman Reigns beginning to turn the corner with the audience

-The Slammys

-A match Les has seen enough of on WWE TV

Wrestling Weekly (12/11): Jim Cornette talks 'Tuesday Night At The Gardens'

Dec 11, 2015 9:09am

A special show this week as Les Thatcher and Vic Sosa are joined by the one and only Jim Cornette to talk about his latest book, Tuesday Night at the Gardens – Pro Wrestling in Louisville!  Of course there are a number of other subjects tackled, including a lot regarding the state of the independent scene and some of the workers who are a part of it not taking their craft

Wrestling Weekly: State of WWE, Smoky Mountain Wrestling Review, Mailbag, more~!

Dec 04, 2015 11:17am

Les and Vic are back this week talking a little bit about the state of WWE as written by Dave in the lead story of this week’s Observer

FREE TODAY! Wrestling Weekly: Black Friday, Sheamus, Foley, Sami, Tommy Gilbert, much more~! 11-27

Nov 27, 2015 9:41am

Les and Vic return on Black Friday so that you can forget about the bills you just rang up and enjoy some Wrestling Weekly~!  We’ll talk about Les’ harrowing experience at a store that was open after Thanksgiving dinner with some early sales, then get down to the business of pro wrestling.  We’ll do that by discussing the late Tommy Gilbert (7:26) and the Tennessee territory, then spend time covering a myriad of WWE subjects (24:58) including Sheamus, low ratings, Mick Foley’s comments this w

Wrestling Weekly: Bockwinkel, Flair Family, TNA Lives On, Survivor Series, more~! 11/20

Nov 20, 2015 11:33am

Les and Vic return to discuss the events of the week including some time spent on the great Nick Bockwinkel