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Episode 28: November 5, 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 5, 1989!  John plays an interview with Ric Flair from Sports Byline!  Historian Tom Burke calls in to talk his wrestling collection and the state of modern fans! Plus John has a show long dispute with the G-Man, Flair on Hogan in 1989, 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 27: October 29, 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 29, 1989!  Paul E. Dangerously is in-studio and out of control!  Paul talks to the callers and one of their mothers! Plus Sonny Blaze calls in with a live report from Wrestlers Against Drugs, John gives the backstory of Paul’s on-air confrontation with a listener’s mom, Halloween Havoc results, calls and more!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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

Episode 20: September 10, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & Mike Sempervive look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from September 10, 1989!  John welcomes the legendary Lou Thesz to the show, for an interview that runs right into WNYG technical difficulties! Also, John speaks with Tommy Rich & Teddy Long!  Plus Broadway Sonny Blaze, Don Laible, John talks about working with Jake Roberts, 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 19: September 3, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & Mike Sempervive look at the original broadcast of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from September 3, 1989!  John talks with Sting & Brian Pillman! Also, Luscious Johnny Valiant calls in!  Plus SummerSlam 1989 talk, Mark Tendler with Gene Bianco & friends to announce an ill-named venture, Broadway Sonny Blaze injury news, Don Laible, calls and more!

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

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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

Episode 15: July 23, 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 23, 1989, which takes place as the NWA’s Great American Bash is in progress!  Hear John’s live reports, as well as the listeners’ real-time reactions to one of the greatest pay-per-views of all time!  Also, John & Sonny Blaze deal with some crank phone calls & much more! & much more! & much more!

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