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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!

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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 45: March 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 March 4, 1990! John welcomes Diamond Dallas Page to the show! Don Laible calls in to talk to DDP, as well as review the results of the NWA’s Wrestler War ’90 event! Plus John talks with George from Lindenhurst again, all the latest news, rumors and injury reports from the NWA & WWF, calls, commercials & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the March 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 44: February 25, 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 25, 1990! John is broadcasting live from the Instant Replay Sports Club, getting ready for that night’s NWA’s Wrestler War ’90! Don Laible calls in to preview the pay-per-view event! John talks about Buster Douglas’ appearance as a referee for the WWF! An appearance by David from the Power Twins! Plus news & rumors, calls & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the February 25, 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 33: December 10, 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 December 10, 1989!  Sgt. Slaughter calls in to discuss his future plans, how he broke into wrestling, why he left the WWF, his Hasbro GI Joe deal & more! Plus John’s ghost stories, Don Laible with a tribute to the Sarge, more on Joey & Ray Heatherton, new sponsors & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the December 10, 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 32: December 3, 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 December 3, 1989!  AWA World Champion Larry Zbyszko calls in to talk about his challenge to the other World Champions, Vince McMahon & the WWF, feuding with Bruno Sammartino, steroids & more!  Plus Larry gets fed up with Nick from Massapequa, John gets new show sponsors, a false alarm on identifying the Psychic Gourmet and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the December 3, 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 29: November 12, 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 12, 1989!  John talks with former GLOW & POWW wrestler Trudy Adams (aka Amy The Farmer’s Daughter & Brandi Mae) about her career and photo spread in Playboy! Lou Albano is interviewed at the UWS taping to talk David Sammartino & Super Mario! John is livid at WNYG for selling the second hour of his show out from under him to the Psychic Gourmet! Plus Sonny Blaze’s 8 match week, Don Laible talks New York Knockout, John riles up the listeners, news about the Ultimate Warrior getting attacked, Chicken Tonight, calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the November 12, 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 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 25: October 15, 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 15, 1989!  Bruno Sammartino calls in to talk about Halloween Havoc and the WWF’s payroll issues!  Mark Tendler & Black Venus are in-studio to promote Wrestlers Against Drugs!  Plus John deals with crank calls, Don Laible, Broadway Sonny Blaze, an appearance by Jumping Jack & Eric The Red, calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the October 15, 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 21: September 17, 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 17, 1989!  John welcomes Cactus Jack  Manson to the studio for the very first time!  Hear a young Mick Foley right before he went to WCW!  Plus Broadway Sonny Blaze, Don Laible, a new sponsor, calls and more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the September 17, 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