Tag Archives: Dave Meltzer

Episode 71: September 9, 1990

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 9, 1990! John welcomes Dave Meltzer, Wade Keller, and Steve Beverly for a roundtable discussion! Plus John goes over the Clash Of The Champions, a discussion on Herb Abrams and the UWF, calls & more!

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Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

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

Episode 64: July 15, 1990

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 15, 1990! John is joined by Dave Meltzer to go over the latest wrestling news, including Brutus Beefcake’s parasailing accident! Also, Ox Baker calls in with some wild comments! Plus an appearance by David from the Power Twins, Sonny Blaze calls in, Don Laible, calls & more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the July 15, 1990 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

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

Episode 51: April 15, 1990

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 April 15, 1990! John talks with Dave Meltzer about all the latest news, including the big co-promotion event in Japan with the WWF, New Japan & All Japan! Don Laible calls in to talk about things that have happened in wrestling since Pro Wrestling Spotlight has been on the air! Also, John is joined in-studio by Vinnie from West Babylon, talk about Robocop in WCW, Broadway Sonny Blaze calls in, news, calls, commercials & more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the April 15, 1990 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

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

Episode 46: March 11, 1990

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 March 11, 1990! Dave Meltzer returns to the show to discuss the latest wrestling news and to take questions from the listeners! Also,  promoter Gary Juster calls in to discuss the NWA’s return to the New York area! Plus George from Lindenhurst, news, calls, commercials, Dining Out with Joan Murray & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the March 11, 1990 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

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

Episode 42: February 11, 1990

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 February 11, 1990! Another big news week, with Sting hurt, Muta gone & Tyson knocked out! John welcomes Dave Meltzer back to the show to discuss the aftermath of Clash Of The Champions X & Mike Tyson losing to Buster Douglas! PWI’s Bob Smith & Broadway Sonny Blaze are in-studio! Don Laible talks the upcoming Hulk Hogan / Ultimate Warrior match at Wrestlemania 6! Plus much more, including the first few minutes of the show that aired after Pro Wrestling Spotlight on this Sunday evening!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the February 11, 1990 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

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

Episode 41: February 4, 1990

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 February 4, 1990! It’s a news-centric episode, as John discusses the latest happenings in the WWF & the NWA with Steve Beverly & Dave Meltzer! Topics include Mike Tyson, Tully Blanchard, Wrestlemania 6 rumors, Vince McMahon working with Baba & Inoki, The Horsemen turning on Sting & more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the February 4, 1990 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

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

Episode 31: November 26, 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 November 26, 1989!  Dave Meltzer calls in to talk about the Survivor Series – all the results, no-shows & happenings!  Hear what was being predicted Wrestlemania 6! Plus technical difficulties, John talks teenage dating and Boston’s Combat Zone, Dave takes calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the November 26, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Producer: Lou Kipilman
Associate Producer: Jayce Naccarato

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

Episode 26: October 22, 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 October 22, 1989!  Dave Meltzer calls in to talk the latest news and take calls!  George Napolitano calls in with Road Warriors news and to talk Halloween Havoc!  Broadway Sonny Blaze interviews Jack The Giant Stalker, in one of the most bizarre segments in Pro Wrestling Spotlight history! Plus John recaps his day with Ricky & Bonnie Steamboat at Herber Plumbing, we talk the 1989 earthquake, calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the October 22, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

Produced by Lou Kipilman

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

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!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the September 24, 1989 episode reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

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!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcasts of the August 6 & August 13, 1989 episodes reviewed on this week’s episode! Join at  https://www.patreon.com/Arezzi!

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