Tag Archives: Dave Meltzer

Episode 22: September 24, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from September 24, 1989!  Paul E. Dangerously calls in, after being sent home by the NWA!  Paul takes calls, talks about his current situation and contract status, and remembers his early years in wrestling! Also, Dave Meltzer joins the show to discuss the comings and goings in the WWF, with the Brain Busters giving their notice! Plus Broadway Sonny Blaze, Don Laible, WYNG parking  lot shenanigans, John’s recent convention appearance with Bob Backlund, calls and more!

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John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 17: August 6 & August 13, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcasts of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from August 6 & August 13, 1989!  These two history making episodes help put Pro Wrestling Spotlight on the map! Hear John’s exclusive interview with Ricky Steamboat about leaving the NWA after failed contract negotiations!  Hear WCW Executive Vice President Jim Herd’s response a week later! Plus Dave Meltzer, Don Laible, calls. new sponsors and more!

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John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 16: July 30, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from July 30, 1989!  Bruno Sammartino returns, taking call from the listeners, and is fired up about the WWF!  Also, Dave Meltzer is back to talk about the news coming out of the 1989 Great American Bash! Plus David from the Power Twins, Don Laible’s first capsule report & much more!

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John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Spotlight Special: The Best Of Pro Wrestling Spotlight – November 1991

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last fast forward to 1991 and look at the Best Of Pro Wrestling Spotlight! This compilation was originally put together in November 1991, covering the wild month of October 1991!

Hear an EXPLOSIVE interview with “Hot Stuff” Eddie Gilbert, defending Paul Heyman and slamming Jim Herd, Jim Ross, Jerry Jarrett, Jerry Lawler & WCW!

Hear Paul E. Dangerously’s press conference with his attorney at the China Club, as well as the emotional interview afterwards covering his suspension from WCW!

Also, hear John, Dave Meltzer & Wade Keller talk about Hulk Hogan vs. Ric Flair after their first matches, in a segment that got John major heat from the WWF!  All that & much more!

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Episode 6: May 14, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at episode six of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from May 14, 1989, featuring classic audio from Kevin Sullivan, Paul E. Dangerously, Dave Meltzer & Professor Toru Tanaka! Plus The Power Twins, Broadway Sonny Blaze & Marty Perrera in-studio, calls from Mitch Seinfeld, Crazy Don Rock & Bialo The Giant!  Calls, wrestling news & more!

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John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network

Episode 2: April 16, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at episode two of Pro Wrestling Spotlight, featuring classic audio with Bruno Sammartino, Dave Meltzer, and The Power Twins & more!  John also gives the backstory on why this interview with Bruno ruined his relationship with the WWF!

John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now is a production of the Arcadian Vanguard Podcast Network