Ep. #446: February 21-27, 2000

6h 8m | Feb 26, 2024

Kris and David are guestless this week as we discuss the week that was February 21-27, 2000. Topics of discussion include:

  • A rundown of the chaos that was going on behind the scenes at WCW, which was bad enough that both Bill Goldberg and Sting basically wanted nothing to do with it all until there was a permanent booking team in place.
  • Nitro and Thunder having plenty of crazy shit going on including yet another fake La Parka, the Harris Twins getting a huge push for some reason, Buff Bagwell striking out with valets, Kevin Nash having amnesia, and so much more.
  • Kenta Kobashi becoming Triple Crown Champion in AJPW as Mitsuharu Misawa is getting his ducks in a row for a potential split.
  • Big Japan makes a deal with Combat Zone Wrestling to trade talent.
  • Dan Henderson wins the first annual RINGS King of Kings tournament amidst a loaded field.
  • Perro Aguayo makes his grand return to Arena Mexico after being gone for seven years.
  • The sordid details of Jim Thompson — a.k.a. Detroit News wrestling columnist “M.L. Curly” — being charged with child molestation.
  • The ECWA's fourth annual Super 8 tournament, which doubled as a DVDVR message board gathering and and a coming out party for Scoot Andrews.
  • Shane Douglas showing up in XPW and, naturally, shooting on Ric Flair.
  • Raw at the Georgia Dome featuring one of the all-time great Rock promos: “I am The Game-uh.”
  • SmackDown featuring Mick Foley cutting one of the greatest promos of his career and ANOTHER one of The Rock’s most memory promos, this time mocking The Big Show’s “AAAAHHHH THE CHOKESLAM!!!!!!” pose.
  • The No Way Out PPV featuring Foley vs. Triple H in an insane Hell in the Cell match that was purely nuts and started Foley’s “retirement.”

This is just scratching the surface, as this show is loaded, so....LISTEN NOW!!!


0:00:00 WCW

1:49:09 Eurasia: AJPW, NJPW, BattlARTS, BJPW, Capture, DDT, FMW, Onita Pro, Super J-Cup, SkyPerfecTV/DirecTV Japan merger, RINGS, Jd’, JWP, & FWA

2:28:51 Latin America: CMLL, IWRG, Mil Mascaras, & IWAPR

2:37:05 Classic Commercial Break

2:40:59 Jim Thompson charged in child molestation case

3:07:36 Other USA: JAPW, ECW, ECWA, Norm Connors on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” on ABC, IWAMS, Memphis (MCW & Power Pro), Rev Pro, XPW, & Rena Mero on “Relic Hunter”

3:51:50 WWF

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