EP38 - Hulk Hogan (Part 1)

February 22, 2018

Hey everyone!!! This week we are joined in the studio by Chance Lasalle to talk about everything from Hulkamania to Pastamania and from steroid scandals to sex tapes. This is a big one! but he's one of the all time greats. Let's talk Hulk Hogan!

 

Here are this week's matches and clips:

 

CLIP #1: Thunderlips vs. Rocky Balboa (Rocky III)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHqawQp2nsM
 
MATCH #1: Hulk Hogan vs. The Iron Sheik (Madison Square Garden) (01-23-84)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tb5N8WPxddI
 - Note: The birth of Hulkamania
 
CLIP #2: Hogan and Mr. T work out video
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJgGu4jwYG0
 
MATCH #2: Hulk Hogan and Mr. T vs. Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff (WrestleMania I)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31347203?start=6144
 
CLIP #3: Hulkamania-era promo #1
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zv2po0qWVww
 
CLIP #4: Hulkamania-era promo #2
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA8ZAkvRgVo
 
MATCH #3: Hulk Hogan vs. Andre the Giant (WrestleMania III)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31348409?start=9293
 
CLIP #5: Hulkamania-era promo #3
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlhowZb0m-s
 
CLIP #6: Mega Powers join forces
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDWalFmERhY
 
CLIP #7: Mega Powers recap video
 - https://youtu.be/VXDD2GLyX2M
 
MATCH #4: Hulk Hogan vs. Randy Savage (WrestleMania V)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31347509?start=11488
 
CLIP #8: No Holds Barred trailer
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLtgLGBWCC0
 
CLIP #9: Hogan knocks the WWF Championship on NJPW television (05-03-93)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6DL4U4UmRA
 
CLIP #10: Hogan’s appearance at WrestleMania IX (04-04-93)
 - https://youtu.be/IIsW_yxJvP0
 
MATCH #5: Hulk Hogan vs. The Great Muta (NJPW - 05-03-93)
 - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x5i7i6
 
MATCH #6: Hulk Hogan vs. Ric Flair (Steel Cage Retirement match) (Halloween Havoc ’94)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31657579?start=7525
 
MATCH #7: Kevin Nash/Scott Hall/??? vs. Sting/Lex Luger/Randy Savage (Bash at the Beach ’96)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31572863?start=7833
 
CLIP #11: NWO Hogan cutting a promo
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_itzww0XTo
 
MATCH #8: Hulk Hogan vs. Goldberg (07-06-98)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v540364283?start=7347
 
CLIP #12: The NWO arrives in WWE (2002)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=R7N8IBanV88
 
MATCH #9: Hulk Hogan vs. The Rock (WrestleMania X-8)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31356687?start=8727
 
CLIP #13: Mr. America, Vince McMahon and Stephanie McMahon segment (05-08-03)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcMv_T0vx_A
 
MATCH #10: Hulk Hogan vs. Vince McMahon (WrestleMania XIX)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31524667?start=7830
 
CLIP #14: Hogan’s debut in TNA
 - Part One: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOUkMNfdxFQ
 - Part Two: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZPN6Ws4UpU
 
CLIP #15: Ending of Hogan/Abyss vs. Flair/AJ Styles
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESpIMWkxddE
 
CLIP #16: WWE Hall of Fame induction w/ Sylvester Stallone
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvafwIExIeE
 
CLIP #17: WWE Hall of Fame video package
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bkm-vje1fYU
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Essential Matches We’ve Missed Vol. 1

February 14, 2018

Hey everyone! To date, we have covered 37 different wrestlers over the course of this podcast and we've watched a lot of matches. BUT! there also a whole boatload haven't and in this episode, we are going to go over a few of those.

 

Here are this week's matches:

 

MATCH #1: Ric Flair vs. Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat (Clash of the Champions VI) (04-02-89)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v32297671/?start=3815
 
MATCH #2: Steve Austin vs. Ricky Steamboat (United States championship match) (Bash at the Beach) (07-17-94)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31541885/?start=3968
 
MATCH #3: Mankind vs. The Undertaker (Boiler Room Brawl match) (Summerslam 1996) (08-18-96)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31354991/milestone/31363045/
 
MATCH #4: The Rock vs. Mankind (Empty Arena match) (01-31-99)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v983873783/
 
MATCH #5: Edge & Christian vs. The New Brood (The Hardy Boyz) (Ladder Match) (No Mercy ’99) (10-17-99)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31366785/?start=4296
 
MATCH #6: Chris Jericho vs. Chris Benoit vs. Kurt Angle (WrestleMania 2000) (04-02-2000)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31356305/?start=6786
 
MATCH #7: Rey Mysterio Vs Eddie Guerrero Vs CM Punk – IWA South 2002
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5EULLFRv9E
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EP37 - Sargent Slaughter

February 7, 2018

Here are this week's clips and matches:

 

MATCH #1: Sgt. Slaughter vs. Pat Patterson (05-04-81)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVDkBfVyF74
 
MATCH #2: Sgt. Slaughter and Don Kernodle vs. Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood (Cage match) (NWA Tag Team Championships) (Final Conflict) (03-12-83)
 - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xyt6zy
 
MATCH #3: Sgt. Slaughter vs. The Iron Sheik (Boot Camp match) (06-16-84)
 - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2pysxm
 
CLIP #1: Slaughter promo (Face)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtPmTGAV94Y
 
CLIP #2: Sgt. Slaughter appears on G.I. Joe (with Guile’s theme added over it, haha)
 - https://youtu.be/us5NODGicVQ?t=2m5s
 
CLIP #3: Itty Bitty Ditty Bag
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeWJMxx4ZlE
 
CLIP #4: G.I. Joe toy commercial (1989)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INbbjqiXzF4
 
CLIP #5: Sgt. Slaughter on the Super Mario Bros. Super Show
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgEJ5uGT6V0
 
CLIP #6: Sgt. Slaughter betrays America
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yru-bIqX0WQ
 
MATCH #4: Sgt. Slaughter vs. Ultimate Warrior (World Heavyweight Championship) (Royal Rumble) (01-19-91)
 -
 
CLIP #7: Sgt. Slaughter promo on WMVII
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xRv2eFx6xI
 
MATCH #5: Sgt. Slaughter vs. Hulk Hogan (World Heavyweight Championship) (WrestleMania VII) (03-24-91)
 -
 
CLIP #8: Slaughter cuts a promo on Ultimate Warrior and Hogan
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnXXWgYSPNg
 
CLIP #9: Sgt. Slaughter turns face again (11-24-91)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q5mRiLJ6MI
 
CLIP #10: Sgt. Slaughter confronts DX (11-03-97)
 - http://www.wwe.com/videos/sgt-slaughter-confronts-dx-raw-november-3-1997
 
MATCH #6: Sgt. Slaughter vs. HHH (Boot Camp match) (D-Generation X: In Your House) (12-07-97)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox7v8WGrRlU
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EP36 - The Bushwackers

January 30, 2018

Hey everyone! This week we are joined by Nate Chacon III to talk about another tag team. Let's teach Bryan about the Bushwackers!!!

 

Also, go check out Nate's own podcast, "Short Story Bingo", where Scott and Bryan will be appearing this Friday!

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/short-story-bingo/id1220936592?mt=2#episodeGuid=shortstorybingo.podbean.com%2Fshort-story-bingo-22-w-patrick-bruning-%25e2%2580%259ccharles-lucky-luciano-24b00f90dd1700f333f1ee8f1a4eedd1

 

Here's this week's matches and clips:

MATCH #1: The Sheepherders and Jack Victory vs. Terry Taylor and The Fantastics (Barbed Wire Cage match) (UWF) (05-25-86)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE7xkFI_oPQ
 
CLIP #1: Bushwhackers arrive in WWF (1989)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9z_NuMyOgs
 
CLIP #2: Bushwhackers promo (1989)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dH799RqKVkQ
 
MATCH #2: The Bushwhackers vs. The Fabulous Rougeaus (Royal Rumble) (1990)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31345259/?start=173
 
MATCH #3: The Alliance (The Bushwhackers, Nikolai Volkoff, and Tito Santana) vs. The Mercenaries (Boris Zhukov, Sato, Sgt. Slaughter, and Tanaka) (Survivor Series ’90) (11-22-90)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31304977/?start=5816
 
MATCH #4: The Bushwhackers vs. The Natural Disasters (SummerSlam ’91)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31304555/?start=2479
 
CLIP #3: The Bushwhackers give cooking lessons
 - http://www.wwe.com/videos/the-bushwhackers-give-cooking-lessons
 
MATCH #5: The Bushwhackers and Men on a Mission vs. Bam Bam Bigelow, Bastion Booger and The Headshrinkers (Survivor Series ’93) (11-24-93)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31292541/?start=3650
 
CLIP #4: The Bushwhackers on Family Matters (02-18-94) (Skip to 7:55)
 - https://www.hulu.com/watch/1148958#i0,p16,s5,d0
 
CLIP #5: An 11-year-old fan wins his own house
 - http://www.wwe.com/videos/an-11-year-old-wwe-fan-wins-his-own-house
 
MATCH #6: The Gimmick Battle Royal (WrestleMania X-7) (01-04-01)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31599441?start=8214
 
CLIP #6: The Bushwhackers are announced for the Hall of Fame (2015)
 - http://www.wwe.com/videos/the-bushwhackers-are-announced-for-the-wwe-hall-of-fame-class-of-2015-raw-february-23-2015
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EP35 - Rick Rude

January 24, 2018

Looks like Bryan is gonna get his "body guy" fix! This week he and Scott are joined in Studio by James to talk about The Ravishing One. That's right! Rick Rude!

 

Here are this week's clips and matches:

 

CLIP #1: Rick Rude’s WWF debut (July 1987)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgLv2E3CrKk
 
MATCH #1: Rick Rude/Andre the Giant/Butch Reed/King Kong Bundy/One Man Gang vs. Hulk Hogan/Bam Bam Bigelow/Don Muraco/Ken Patera/Paul Orndorff (Survivor Series match) (Survivor Series ’87) (11-26-87)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31355077/?start=7329
 
MATCH #2: Rick Rude vs. Ultimate Warrior (Intercontinental Championship) (WrestleMania V) (04-02-1989)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31347509/?start=9796
 
CLIP #2: Rick Rude and Bobby Heenan on Regis and Kathy Lee (1989)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jY3cfiRUksE
 
MATCH #3: Rick Rude vs. Ultimate Warrior (Intercontinental Championship) (SummerSlam 1989) (08-28-89)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31336881/?start=3547
 
CLIP #3: The Super Posedown (Royal Rumble ’89) (11-15-89)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31345253/?start=2209
 
MATCH #4: Rick Rude/Mr. Perfect/The Fabulous Rougeaus vs. The Bushwackers/Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka/“Rowdy” Roddy Piper (Survivor Series match) (Survivor Series ’89) (11-23-89)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31336887/?start=6136
 
MATCH #5: Rick Rude vs. Sting (United States Championship) (Clash of the Champions XVII) (11-19-91)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v32317133/?start=4835
 
MATCH #6: Rick Rude vs. Ric Flair (International World Heavyweight Championship) (Fall Brawl ’93)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31585693/?start=6064
 
CLIP #4: The end of Rick Rude’s in-ring career (05-01-94)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRFN9MkqH-U
 
CLIP #5: Rick Rude in DX
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_wixpKDaIY
 
CLIP #6: Rick Rude appears on both RAW and Nitro on the same night (11-17-97)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChfWHf2w95o
 
CLIP #7: Joey Styles interviews Rick Rude in ECW
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGDemIzmnl4
 
CLIP #8: WWF’s tribute to Rick Rude (1999)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5HSyl8ktro
 
CLIP #9: Rick Rude joins the WWE Hall of Fame Class (2017)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm4Si1KUKuc
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BONUS - Marty The Moth Martinez

January 19, 2018

Guys and gals! This week is a very special treat as we are joined by none other than Martin Casaus, aka Lucha Underground's Marty "The Moth" Martinez. Be sure to follow him in all of his doings on social media @martincasaus and check out his website martincasaus.com

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EP34b - JCW

January 17, 2018

Hey all! This week Scott and Bryan are joined again by Dr. Nick! We're taking a deep dive and Bryan's gonna learn all about ICP, Juggalos and ICP's wrestling promotion, JCW!

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EP34 - Ricky “The Dragon” Steamboat

January 9, 2018

We're back after Scott's bathroom attack and we're talkin' Ricky "The Dragon" Steamboat!

 

Here's this week's matches and clips:

 

MATCH #1: Ricky Steamboat and Jay Youngblood vs. Jack and Jerry Brisco (WCW World Tag Team Championships) - Starcade ’83 (11/24/83)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31355209/?start=5660
 
MATCH #2: Ricky Steamboat vs. Ric Flair – NWA WrestleWar ’89 (05/07/89)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31674733/milestone/36986529
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrd2mkHyaMM
 
MATCH #3: Ricky Steamboat vs. Lex Luger - The Great American Bash ’89 (07/23/89)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31589169/?start=4488
 - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3zgn8i
 
MATCH #4: Ricky Steamboat vs. Dustin Rhodes vs. The Enforcers (Arn Anderson and Larry Zbyszko) (WCW World Tag Team Championships) - Clash of the Champions 17 (11/19/91)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v32317133/?start=2513
 - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xz8eb9
 
MATCH #5: Ricky Steamboat vs. Rick Rude (Ironman Match) - Beach Blast ’92
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31312961/milestone/31343761/
 - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xktysx
 
MATCH #6: Ricky Steamboat vs. Chris Jericho - Backlash 2009 (04/26/09)
 - http://network.wwe.com/video/v31340363/milestone/31342317
 - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xqjatg
 
Ricky Steamboat wins Mr. North Carolina (1970)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH9rpkakmJM
 
Steamboat Training Video (1985)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJzUkL3L3ak
 
Ricky Steamboat Voice Therapy (1986)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6tSDb7LB9U
 
Ricky The Dragon Steamboat Promo/Interview (1987)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLzJK9J2Ggc
 
Ricky The Dragon Steamboat promo on Macho Man Randy Savage (1987)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ir8ioRUXfNE
 
The Nexus attacks Steamboat (2010)
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfMggBc2ftU
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URGENT MESSAGE

January 2, 2018

A dark, dark day here at Learning the Ropes.

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EP33 - Jake “The Snake” Roberts

December 26, 2017

Yes... this week we gave into the threats and demands of the individual we have only come to know as "Not Luke". But with Luke diligently on the case, Scott and Bryan press on and discuss the life of Jake "The Snake" Roberts and his many bagged friends.

 

Matches and clips added soon!

 

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