Ep. #460: May 29-June 5, 1988 with Robert O'Connor

5h 47m | Jun 3, 2024

Kris and David are joined by Robert O'Connor (@ghostofquinones) to discuss the week-plus that was May 29-June 5, 1988. Topics of discussion include:

  • Dave Meltzer attending the marathon WWF Superstars of Wrestling TV taping in Oakland and gives a full itemized rundown of all 29 matches.
  • WWF expanding their house show schedule to running up to FOUR crews a night.
  • Big tag title matches in AJPW and NJPW.
  • Chigusa Nagayo's upcoming "retirement" in AJW.
  • What really happened in the Brian Pillman/Brick Bronsky locker room fight in Calgary.
  • The greatness of Ron Fuller's USA Wrestling TV show.
  • The ongoing Nightmares breakup angle in Continental.
  • Lord Humongous turns babyface.
  • Eddie Gilbert, Paul E. Dangerously, and Austin Idol shoot a big angle.
  • Curt Hennig causes a ruckus at the WMC Studios in Memphis.
  • Riki Choshu works the AWA TV Taping in Las Vegas and we spotlight his adoring fans.
  • Jimmy Garvin cuts a fantastic promo on WCW revealing that Precious is his wife.
  • The Fantastics demonstrate how to use a straitjacket, and you know how that ends up.

A totally entertaining show as always with O'Connor, so don't miss out!!!!


0:00:00 WWF

1:24:39 Int’l: AJPW, NJPW, AJW, JWP, CWA, Stampede, EMLL, UWA, & WWC

2:23:01 Classic Commercial Break

2:27:49 Halftime

3:19:46 USA East-ish: NWF, SECW (NC), SCW, FCW, USA, & Continental

4:28:12 USA West-ish: CWA/Memphis, WCCW, AWA, Portland, OWF, & Irv Muchnick on wrestling deregulation in Washington Monthly

5:13:58 Jim Crockett Promotions

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