John Pollock and Wai Ting review the new “Wrestling Road Diaries 3: Funny Equals Money” documentary starring Colt Cabana, Grado and Kikutaro and then welcome Cabana onto the show to chat about the making of the documentary and the subjects covered in the doc.
John Pollock & Wai Ting celebrate Christmas Day with many surprise guests, the annual Review-A-Wai Christmas Jingle Contest and much more on this special edition of the show.
John Pollock & Wai Ting go back and review WCW Monday Nitro from the Georgia Dome in July of 1999 with the return of Bill Goldberg during a Megadeth performance, Bret Hart speaks after Owen Hart’s passing, the awful main event picture, one of the more disturbing show-closing angles in WCW history and way more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting go back and review the 18th Annual Survivor Series from 2004 that you’ve probably never thought of since the event took place, Heidenreich and Snitsky growl at each other, Maven bleeds a lot and The Exies take this event from “dull” to “ugly”.
John Pollock is joined by guest reviewers “Filthy” Tom Lawlor, Todd Martin of PW Torch and Alex Greenfield to review all three nights of this year’s PWG Battle of Los Angeles and we hear from Will Ospreay and Cody Rhodes.
John Pollock is joined by Damian Abraham of VICE to review CZW’s Tournament of Death 9 event from June 2010 with some of the most violent matches you will see with the likes of Abdullah Kobayashi, Nick Gage, Drake Younger, Sami Callihan and more on the card.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the WWF’s In Your House: Mind Games pay-per-view from Philadelphia with one of the best main events of the era for the promotion, the debut of Mark Henry, a Final Curtain Match, ECW involvement on the show and lots more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review Vince McMahon’s brief 1993 heel run in the USWA promotion out of Memphis, his feud with Jerry “The King” Lawler and the utilization of WWF performers Randy Savage, Tatanka, Bret Hart, Giant Gonzalez and more.
Wai Ting recruits whtsNXT host and Scooby-Doo enthusiast Braden Herrington to step in for a vacationing John Pollock as they review WWE Studios and Warner Bros. Animation’s third animated full-length feature, Scooby Doo & WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review WWF SummerSlam 2000 with the first TLC match, The Rock vs. Triple H vs. Kurt Angle and Shane McMahon’s big stunt. Kurt Angle reflects on his main event match and Edge & Jeff Hardy discuss the impact of TLC 1 on their health and the industry.
John Pollock & Wai Ting go back and review the WWF’s Fully Loaded event from July of 2000 with the theme of three established stars taking on rising talent with The Rock defending the WWF title, a tremendous “Last Man Standing Match” and Trish Stratus channels Terry Gordy from Christmas Night 1982.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review “Living on a Razor’s Edge: The Scott Hall Story” with a look at the documentary, the personal issues covered, the rise of Hall, his failed WWE return in 2002, the ESPN feature and his recovery over the last few years.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the very first WWF Draft from the March 25th 2002 edition of Raw with Ric Flair and Vince McMahon drafting talent for Raw and Smackdown, plus Triple H defends the Undisputed title against Chris Jericho and Stephanie McMahon in the main event.
John Pollock & Wai Ting go back to July 2009 and review the UFC 100 event to coincide with this weekend’s UFC 200 event. We will discuss the rematch between Brock Lesnar and Frank Mir, the middleweight fight between the TUF Season 9 coaches and Georges St-Pierre defends the welterweight title on the most purchased UFC event of all-time.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the WWE’s King of the Ring show from June 2002 just a few months into the inaugural brand split with the KOTR tournament, The Rock returns after Steve Austin walks out, the extremely short return of Vince Russo, one of Hulk Hogan’s many clean losses in 2002 and the summer of Brock kicks off.
John Pollock welcomes Sherdog’s Jordan Breen to review the Halloween Havoc card from Oct. 1990 during the the “height” of the Black Scorpion angle with Sting, a match-of-the-year tag bout, an awful main event, appearances by Dracula and The Phantom of the Opera and and a great Stan Hansen promo!
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the new Eric Bischoff documentary that the WWE has recently released with a look at the rise of Bischoff in WCW, a timeline of events, the N.W.O. angle, the fall of WCW and the many issues surrounding the death of WCW in 2001.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the first two episodes of Insane Championship Wrestling’s “Fight Club” show on Fight Network, featuring Big Damo defending the ICW title against Trent Seven, a Scottish Rules match and diss tracks from Joe Hendry and Davey Boy.
John Pollock & Wai Ting are joined by Damian Abraham to review the WCW Great American Bash card from 1996 with The Giant defending the WCW title, the wrestling debuts of Steve McMichael & Kevin Greene, a big angle with Scott Hall & Kevin Nash and the WCW debut of Rey Mysterio Jr.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review two episodes of WCW Monday Nitro with the arrivals of Scott Hall & Kevin Nash to WCW and the build up to the Great American Bash pay-per-view, plus Paul Heyman comments on the utilization of Hall & Nash in WCW.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review ECW’s Living Dangerously from March 1999 with Taz vs. Sabu in the main event, Sid killing guys, a balcony dive, a RVD vs. Jerry Lynn PPV match, the state of ECW in early 1999, talent leaving, your feedback and more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the new “Straight Outta Dudleyville” documentary and look at their careers, their rise in ECW, the move to the WWE, the 2002 split and reunion, leaving WWE and going to TNA, 2015 return and an interview with Bubba Ray Dudley from ’15.
Watch the Review-A-Wai Lip Sync Contest video as John Pollock & Wai Ting go through all of the entries and choose a winner.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review one of the most successful TNA cards ever with Lockdown 2008, featuring Kurt Angle vs. Samoa Joe for the TNA title, what worked and didn’t work for TNA at the time, Dave Meltzer chats about the card and more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting travel back to 2001 and review the WWF Backlash event coming off of WrestleMania X-7. The show features the “Two Man Power Trip” going for all the major titles, a 30-minute Ultimate Submission Match and a power struggle between Vince and Shane McMahon.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the movie “Countdown” starring Dolph Ziggler from WWE Studios and Lionsgate with Kane playing the role of “Stan”, numerous WWE cameos and lots more.
John Pollock & Wai Ting look at the career of Shinsuke Nakamura with reviews of select matches and a MMA bout from his career against the likes of Brock Lesnar Kevin Owens, Yoshihiro Takayama, Zack Sabre Jr., Tetsuya Naito and Jan Nortje.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the latest WWE 24 documentary “Thank You Daniel” as they go over the recent retirement announcement by Bryan Danielson on Raw in Seattle, the circumstances behind it, his health over the past year, concussion tests he underwent and reaction from the WWE locker room.
John Pollock & Wai Ting wrap up their coverage of WrestleMania 23 with a look back at Raw the night after WrestleMania in 2007. This show features the reveal of Vince McMahon’s bald head, a dull main event, a pair of tag team battle royals for the tag titles and TIMBALAND!
John Pollock & Wai Ting go back to 2007 and review WrestleMania 23 from Ford Field with the “Battle of the Billionaires” between Donald Trump and Vince McMahon, plus a 2007 interview with CM Punk on The LAW and Dan Lovranski discusses attending this card in Detroit.
John Pollock & Wai Ting start their look at WrestleMania 23 with a review of the March 26th 2007 episode of WWE Raw, which was the final Raw before WrestleMania that year. They take a look at the build for both title matches, Vince McMahon and Donald Trump’s hair on the line and the major programs going into WrestleMania.
John Pollock & Wai Ting review the two episodes of Monday Night Raw coming out of WrestleMania 12 from April 1st and 8th of 1996. Shawn Michaels begins his reign as champion, the Ultimate Warrior is back, an ARM WRESTLING CONTEST and the debut of Mankind and Marc Mero.