Ep. #398: March 22-28, 1995

4h 18m | Mar 27, 2023

Kris and David are guestless as we discuss the week that was March 22-28, 1995.

  • We start off with the WWF, as WrestleMania XI is around the corner, so we talk about the go-home Raw, which was an interesting show as it featured just one match and was largely a clip show hyping up Mania. We talk about the weird booking at this time, as well, as there were more intriguing matches and angles on TV than the ones featuring the same wrestlers at Mania.
  • Then we go international, where Dave Meltzer is in Japan again, but the focus is on the big All Japan Women show at Yokohama Arena, where Manami Toyota won the WWWA Title from Aja Kong in the main event. Dave also attended other shows, as well and we have the reviews of those, plus all the other news and views from Japan, Mexico, and more.
  • Next we go back to the United States, where we talk about some funky indie shows in the Northeast, John Arezzi trying to get AAA back on American PPV without WCW’s help, Al Snow and Unabomb cosplaying as the Rock ’n’ Roll Express on SMW TV, Marcus Dupree making an impact on Memphis TV, and lots more.
  • Then we close with WCW, where Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair are having major issues both on and off TV as the power structure of the company is changing by the minute, and on TV, we have Lord Steven Regal trying to turn Bobby Eaton into a Blue Blood, plus lots more.

This is an extremely fun show, so check it out!!!!


0:00:00 WWF

0:49:05 Japan: AJPW, NJPW, WAR, BJPW, FMW, Michinoku Pro, W*ING, West Japan, & Dave Meltzer at AJW’s Yokohama Arena show 

1:32:51 Other North America: CRMW, AAA, CMLL, Monterrey, & Tijuana

1:50:36 Classic Commercial Break

1:53:24 Halftime

2:41:26 Other USA: CenturyWA, USofA, ESW (Long Island), NWANJ, ECW, John Arezzi, Steel City, MEWF, CAPW, MTW, SMW, USWA, & NWA Dallas

3:35:54 WCW

4:08:31 Patreon Preview: Bruce Mitchell on Paul Heyman and Eddie Gilbert working promoters and reporters

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