Daily Archives: January 17, 2015

WWF: Monday Night Raw (10.23.95)


Monday Night Raw
October 23, 1995
Brandon, MB, Canada

The current WWF champs were as follows:
World Champion: Diesel (11/26/1994)
Intercontinental Champion: Razor Ramon (10/22/1995)
World Tag Team Champions: The Smoking Gunns (9/25/1995)
Women’s Champion: Bertha Faye (8/27/1995)

Your hosts are Vince McMahon and Jerry Lawler. Read the rest of this entry

New Japan World Pro Wrestling on AXS (01.16.15)


New Japan World Pro Wrestling on AXS
January 16, 2015

This is the premiere edition on AXS. Hiroshi Tanahashi welcomes us the program. He’s said to be a one-of-a-kind talent, but doesn’t tell us he’s the champion and face of the company, which I suppose would come across as kind of douchey. BUT WHAT ABOUT THE NOOBS WATCHING AT HOME WHO DON’T KNOW? He talks about his two biggest opponents over the last several years: Kazuchika Okada and Shinsuke Nakamura.

Your English-speaking commentators are Mauro Ranallo and former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett. Ranallo might just be the new Mike Hogewood of HDNet wrestling. Where do they keep finding these guys?
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