Nov 22, 2022

SCG Radio #171 - The WWF In 1992: Part 3

Join Liam O'Rourke and Kyle Ross as they break down April to June of 1992 in the WWF! Covering all the big stories of the period in the wake of WrestleMania 8 and Hulk Hogan's departure, including Sid Justice leaving, Miss Elizabeth vanishing off the face of the Earth mid-feud, the megapush of Papa Shango and his voodoo shenanigans with the Ultimate Warrior, the debut of Nailz, The Berzerker stabs the ring, the Legion of Doom finding a dummy in the trash, and all the other angles in what was an absolutely hideous creative period, and a lot of discussion around what could have been done instead. In addition, we take a look at the final WBF pay-per-view and the bitter end of Vince McMahon's venture into bodybuilding, in all of it's ugly, weird glory. A fun show as always, check it out and let us know what you think!

Sep 18, 2022

SCG Radio #170 - The WWF In 1992: Part 2 (Titangate and Mania 8)

Join Liam O'Rourke and Kyle Ross as they return to 1992, this time covering one of the most explosive periods in company history - March and WrestleMania 8! The company becomes overwhelmed with negative media press and controversy - drug allegations turns to sex scandal, key officials resign, Vince McMahon is accused of rape, the media hits the story hard with the famous Larry King, Donahue and Geraldo pieces, and amidst the whirlwind, Hulk Hogan leaves the WWF. And of course, we look at the booking heading into Mania 8, as Flair Vs. Savage picks up as Elizabeth takes centre stage, Bret Hart and Roddy Piper have a classic, and the Ultimate Warrior returns to the promotion. A supersized episode, but this is one you don't want to miss. Check it out and enjoy!!

Aug 8, 2022

SCG Radio #169 - The WWF In 1992: Part 1

Join Liam O'Rourke and Kyle Ross as we begin our journey looking at 1992 in the WWF! Kicking off with January and February, we look at all the major stories, on screen and off, during a tumultuous period of time. Including the media war pitting Superstar Billy Graham and Dave Schultz against Hulk Hogan and Vince McMahon, steroids continuing to dominate the headlines as testing begins and bodies start to shrink (or vanish), Ric Flair and the 1992 Royal Rumble, the heel turn of Sid Justice, hot potato with the Intercontinental Title and what it means for Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels throws Marty Jannetty through the Barber Shop window, the tag team division finally plummets all the way into the toilet and what could have been done to save it, as well as all the side stories, debuts, hirings and firings and much, much more.

Mar 28, 2022

SCG Radio #168 - The WWF In 1991: Part 4B

SCG Radio returns to continue our look at September to December of 1991 in the WWF! This time we're moving away from the main event scene, talking all about the Randy Savage Vs. Jake Roberts feud, the build-up, the all-time memorable angle with the snake bite, This Tuesday in Texas and the aftermath. In addition, we look at all latest issues as the WWF begins steroid testing, the media whirlwind begins to loom large, and of course, we have to look at the newcomers, Ricky Steamboat leaving the WWF in a flash, the introduction of El Matador, Repo Man and others, Bret Hart becoming WWF Wrestler of the Year (!?), Sgt. Slaughter turns babyface (!?!?!?!?!) and tons more in a three-plus hour spectacular to close off our look at 1991. Enjoy, check it out and let us know what you think!

Mar 13, 2022

SCG Radio #167 - The WWF In 1991: Part 4A

SCG Radio returns to talk September to December of 1991 in the WWF! This time, we're looking at Ric Flair's arrival in the WWF, his initial promos, a memorable angle with Roddy Piper and Vince McMahon, and break down the angle that only came to you in the WWF via your local arena - Ric Flair Vs. Hulk Hogan. In addition, we look at Hogan's four months, ongoing steroid issues, the decision to run This Tuesday In Texas, and The Undertaker becomes a major (and surprising) part of the proceedings. All this and more in a gigantic return, all the insider news and notes of the time as well as our typical analysis - check it out and let you know what you think!

Aug 4, 2021

SCG Radio #166 - The WWF In 1991: Part 3B

SCG Radio returns to talk more about July and August of 1991 in the WWF! This time, we're looking at Ric Flair's departure from WCW and impending arrival in the WWF, all the insanity that led to it with Jim Herd, as well as evaluating the lead-up to Flair's exit and aftermath. In addition, we're looking at the undercard build to Summerslam 1991 and talking all about the show itself, featuring Bret Hart's IC Title win over Mr. Perfect, the JAILHOUSE MATCH, Virgil's career peak and a great deal more. A ton of fun looking at the TV and news of the period, check it out!

Jun 21, 2021

SCG Radio #165 - The WWF In 1991 Part 3A

Join Liam O'Rourke and Kyle Ross for the first part of their look at July and August 1991 in the WWF! The crazy year continues with the fallout of the Dr. George Zahorian conviction, the media puts the pressure on Vince McMahon, Hulk Hogan tries to quell the flames on Arsenio Hall in horrendous fashion and more. Additionally, we look at the top angles for Summerslam 91 and the departure of the Ultimate Warrior, looking at how everything fell apart and analysing whether Warrior was truly the failure he was labelled as. A lot of fun to relive - check it out and let us know what you think!

Dec 22, 2020

SCG Radio #164 - The 2020 Christmas Show

The panel returns this week for our annual Christmas mailbag show! Taking your questions and comments, we talk about the first year of AEW and their standout performers, wrestling adapting to the pandemic, the state of WWE, the Mount Rushmore of wrestlers never to win the big one, favourite TV matches of all time, favourite "bad" matches, the Carny Of The Year award, Rick Rude's cock, Retribution, Undertaker's documentary series, Karl's thoughts on the passing of Zeus and Pat Patterson, Kieran's conspiracy theory on why Vince McMahon looks the way he does, and much, much more. Enjoy, and Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays to all!

Dec 16, 2020

SCG Radio #163 - The WWF In 1991: Part 2B

SCG Radio returns this week to talk April to June of 1991 in the World Wrestling Federation! This week, we're walking through everything in the undercard, from Jake Roberts' snake getting squashed and killed by Earthquake, the failed return of Andre The Giant, Bobby Heenan's managing career ends, the often-forgotten Virgilina angle (!), The Mountie and Big Bossman cross paths, IRS debuts, and the tag team scene goes to hell in a handbasket. On top of that, we discuss the first WBF pay-per-view, as well as detail the trial of Dr. George Zahorian on drug trafficking charges, including to WWF wrestlers, one of which was none other than Hulk Hogan. All the facts, figures and analysis you'd expect, check it out and let us know what you think!

Dec 2, 2020

SCG Radio #162 - The WWF In 1991: Part 2A

SCG Radio returns to look at April to June 1991 in the WWF! In the first part of our look at the quarter, we break down the top feuds in the promotion to look at the tale it tells - Hulk Hogan Vs. Sgt. Slaughter goes up against Ultimate Warrior Vs. Undertaker at the houses, and the results were striking. We talk about the major angles of the period, Warrior gets press for being a gay prostitute (allegedly!), and in perhaps the biggest story of the quarter, WCW's Sid Vicious hands in his notice and sets sail for TITAN! All the facts, figures and analysis you love, check it out and let us know what you think!

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