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!

Nov 19, 2020

SCG Radio #161 - The WWF In 1991: Part 1B

Join Liam O'Rourke and Kyle Ross as they continue their journey examining the WWF in 1991! Today, we look at WrestleMania 7, all the highs and lows of the show, notes on the success or failure of the event (spoiler: it was a failure), moves Vince McMahon made between January and March in the bodybuilding world, a notable doctor gets indicted, and we talk all about the undercard scene for the first three months of the year, all with notes from the Wrestling Observer newsletters of the period. Check it out and let us know what you think!

Nov 12, 2020

SCG Radio #160 - The WWF In 1991: Part 1A

SCG Radio returns with the first episode of a mini-series covering 1991 in the WWF! In this first part, Liam O'Rourke is joined by Kyle Ross to discuss the absolute disaster that was the Sgt. Slaughter push, leading to and through the Royal Rumble, the shocking decision to put the World Title on him, and the feud with Hulk Hogan. Covering January through to March and discussing all the media fallout, the promos, the presentation of the angle as well as backstage notes on feelings behind-the-scenes, the show breaks down Vince McMahon's terrible decision to exploit the Persian Gulf War so shamelessly, and the impact it looked to have leading into WrestleMania 7. Check it out and let us know your thoughts!

Jun 1, 2020

SCG Radio #159 - AEW Double or Nothing 2020

Better late than never! SCG Radio returns this week to cover AEW Double or Nothing 2020! Join us for a show recorded the day after the event as we run through the PPV, talk all about the builds, the Stadium Stampede match, Matt Hardy in AEW, a spirited discussion on cinematic wrestling, AEW in its current form, the current state of the commentary team, the successes and failures of the past three months in AEW, and a look ahead at what might be to come. A very fun show this week as we get back on the saddle, check it out!

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