Nov 25, 2016

SCG Radio #105 - NXT TakeOver, Survivor Series and Beyond

Join Liam O'Rourke, Karl Jones, G. John Chase, Kieran O'Rourke and Luke Edwards as we talk about a huge weekend of shows for WWE! Discussing the ins and outs of NXT TakeOver: Toronto and the 2016 Survivor Series, we break down every match and talk all the big issues currently going on, including the shocking finish to Lesnar Vs. Goldberg, issues with champions on the show, struggling divisions, some great wrestling, and debating a litany of possible directions between now and WrestleMania. And as always, we get some of your thoughts about the happenings of one of WWE's bigger weekends of the year. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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Nov 17, 2016

SCG Radio #104 - The Monday Night War in November 1998

Join Liam O'Rourke, Old Man Jones and Kieran O'Rourke, as they return to the Monday Night War Timeline to talk about November 1998! Discussing every Raw and Nitro, Survivor Series featuring the Deadly Game tournament and World War 3, the panel delve into all the news of a crazy month with the assistance of the Wrestling Observer Newsletters of the time. Discussing Governor Ventura, a new Corporate Champion, Hulk Hogan declaring his run for Presidency, a backstage swerve on the boys and Kevin Nash getting the book, insane WCW politics, Rock Vs. Austin on Raw, Mark Henry becoming awesome, Bam Bam Bigelow gatecrashing WCW, Goldberg losing steam, the WWF trying out some questionable angles, and much more. This show is jam-packed with all the facts and figures you need to relive the month without the misguided WWE narrative - check it out and enjoy!

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Nov 10, 2016

SCG Radio #103 - Feuds That Fell Off A Cliff

Join Liam O'Rourke, Karl Jones and Kieran O'Rourke, as they discuss Feuds and Storylines that fell off a cliff! Taking your suggestions, we spitball a litany of times when a company had something with major potential in the palm off their hands but dropped the ball. Including discussion of The Summer Of Punk, Nexus, Angle Vs. Joe, The Invasion, The Ending of the Streak, Daniel Bryan against The Authority, Luger Vs. Hogan, Taker Vs. Shane, and many many more, we look for the common threads that bind feuds that were once so promising and yet fell short. A fun show this week, check it out!

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Oct 27, 2016

SCG Radio #102 - April 10th 2000 WCW Nitro RuView

Join Liam O'Rourke, G. John Chase, Karl Jones and Kieran O'Rourke, for the very first SCG RuView! For the first in-depth analysis of Vince Russo written television, we're looking at the April 10th 2000 episode of WCW Nitro, the legendary "restart show" that saw the formation of Russo and Eric Bischoff's New Blood, Returns, Debuts, Turns, Swerves, Insider Comments, Chaos, Carnage and Bret Hart. Talking Shane Douglas Vs. Ric Flair, a 4 Man Tournament to decide an opponent for Jeff Jarrett, Billy Kidman feuding with Hulk Hogan, Scott Steiner madness and a whole lot more (believe me). A lot of fun, check it out!

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Oct 22, 2016

SCG Radio #101 - The Bloom Is Off The Rose

Join Liam O'Rourke, Karl Jones and Kieran O'Rourke, as they discuss favourite wrestlers that you soured on! Taking your nominations, we discuss individuals that were once thought of in high regard, but for whatever reason have fallen from grace in the eyes of you, the loyal listeners, and us around the oaken table. Names such as Mick Foley, Matt Hardy, Jim Ross, Dean Ambrose, Brock Lesnar, The Rock, Sting, Jake Roberts, Rob Van Dam, Seth Rollins, Ric Flair and Zack Ryder all get discussed, as well as many other to boot. A very fun show this week, check it out!

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Oct 6, 2016

SCG Radio #100 - The Wrestling Mount Rushmore of All Arounders

Join Liam O'Rourke, G. John Chase, Kieran O'Rourke and Karl Jones for THE 100TH EPISODE! This week, SCG Radio attempts to determine the four individuals who best suit the lofty honour or being carved into our theoretical Mount Rushmore of All-Around performers. Judging on criteria ranging from in-ring work, promos, effectiveness, versatility, drawing power, historical significance and many other measures of influence, we break down a litany of candidates, including Arn Anderson, Bret Hart, Eddie Guerrero, Randy Savage, The Rock, Kurt Angle, Terry Funk, Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan, Mick Foley, Shawn Michaels, Ric Flair, John Cena and many many more. As always, we have your takes on why people should or should not reach the mountain top, and have a blast doing it. A big thank you to everybody who has supported SCG Radio since it's beginning, enjoy the show!

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Sep 29, 2016

SCG Radio #99 - Rebooking The WWF In 1993

Join Liam O'Rourke, G. John Chase and Kieran O'Rourke, as they return to their booking committee format to tackle the WWF in 1993! Talking all the problems facing the company as a time of decline, the team debate the best way to use Hulk Hogan, decide whether to go with Bret or run with somebody else as the company leader, and book all the major shows leading to WrestleMania X in 1994! And as always, we take your comments and opinions on what you felt should have been done. So with roster depth an issue and an industry-wide decline going on, are the SCG crew able to steady the ship? Does the Lex Express ride again? Listen in and let us know!

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Sep 22, 2016

SCG Radio #98 - Wrestling Urban Legends and The Sleaze Thread

Join Liam O'Rourke, Karl Jones, G. John Chase and Kieran O'Rourke as we take a walk through the gutters and discuss all manner of debauchery inside the wrestling business! Running through the highlights of the notorious "Sleaze Thread" a decade after it's creation, we debate the validity of some ridiculous tales - did Jimmy Valiant lie beneath the glass ceiling? Did Randy Savage really do the dirty with Stephanie McMahon? And what of these questionable antics by people in power? Tammy Sytch, the Von Erichs and "Ernie" are prominently featured. An entertaining show, check out the seedy underbelly of pro wrestling...allegedly!

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Sep 15, 2016

SCG Radio #97 - The Monday Night War in October 1998

Join Liam O'Rourke, Karl Jones and Kieran O'Rourke, as they tackle October 1998 in the Monday Night War Timeline! With inside notes from the Wrestling Observer Newsletters of the time, we talk a crucial month in the War, with topics ranging from a disaster at the Halloween Havoc PPV, Hogan seeing Warrior in the mirror and an awful match to boot, Austin gets "fired", and he and Vince McMahon churn out classic stuff, The Rock's push stalls, Scott Hall continues to spiral, Chris Jericho's feud with Goldberg gets squashed, Vader Time is over, Eddie Guerrero gets a new stable, and WCW forms a plan that looks like certain doom. With fascinating facts, figures and dropped plans discussed, this show covers every Raw, Nitro and PPV of the month. Check it out and let us know what you think!

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Sep 1, 2016

SCG Radio #96 - The Monday Night War in September 1998

Join Liam O'Rourke, Karl Jones and Kieran O'Rourke for the latest installment of the Monday Night War Timeline! Talking every Raw, Nitro and PPV from September 1998, complete with inside news and notes from the Wrestling Observer Newsletters of the time, we look at all the top issues and stories, including Ric Flair's illustrious return to WCW and the reformation of The Four Horsemen, the meteoric rise of The Rock, the complete shambles is WCW backstage, the diabolical Hogan/Warrior feud, Steve Austin rides a zamboni, Scott Hall's issues with booze get televised, the worst commentary showing of all time, and WWF makes a play for WCW's "biggest" star. With all the facts, figures and little known plans, a really fun show this week - check it out!

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