Tag Archives: Pro Wrestling Spotlight

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 18: August 20, 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 August 20, 1989!  John welcomes Bruce & Stu Hart to the show! Also, Rich Mancuso joins the show after weeks of controversy regarding the false stories he reports on his show!  Plus Don Laible, the guys from the Wrestling Journal, the story of BPBBQ, 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

Episode 13: July 9, 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 9, 1989, featuring classic audio from Terry Funk, as well as Paul E. Dangerously calling into the show! Plus Mitch Seinfeld & Broadway Sonny Blaze are in-studio, along with Jonathan & Eddie from Vargas Promotions and their “Battling Beauties” Goldie & Desire!  Also, John’s trip to Boston for the NWA, Mitch Seinfeld’s debate over deregulation & much more!

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

Episode 12: July 2, 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 2, 1989, featuring classic audio from Eddie Gilbert, Gary Hart, Brittany Brown & Rosebud! Plus Broadway Sonny Blaze in-studio, along with new spponsors from Battling Beauties!  Also, more about the new East Coast Wrestling promotion, John discovers who “The Maniac” is, WWF & NWA news, lots of calls, commercials & much more!

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

Episode 11: June 25, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at episode twelve of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from June 25, 1989, featuring classic audio from Jim Cornette, Paul E. Dangerously (Paul Heyman) The Freebirds (Michael Hayes & Jimmy Garvin), Teddy Long, Norman The Lunatic, David Sammartino & more! Plus Broadway Sonny Blaze in-studio & Don Laible on the line with his Independent Report!  Also, John’s Lex Luger confrontation, The Power Twins return, news, calls & much more!

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

Episode 10: June 11, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at episode ten of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from June 11, 1989, featuring classic audio from Paul E. Dangerously (Paul Heyman)! Plus a musical submission from Crazy Don Rock, John’s video game habits, Big John Studd leaves the WWF, John uncovers wrestling history looking through his journals, calls, contests & much more!

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

Episode 9: June 4, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at episode nine of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from June 4, 1989, featuring classic audio from Bobo Brazil & Mario Savoldi (with ICW news)! Plus Broadway Sonny Blaze is in-studio, 1989 NWA talk, a No Hold Barred review, calls, contests galore & much more!

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

Episode 8: May 28, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at episode eight of Pro Wrestling Spotlight from May 28, 1989, featuring classic audio from Killer Kowalski & Sgt. Slaughter! Plus The Master is in-studio for Stump The Master, a conversation about the future collectability of wrestling figures, an interesting new sponsor, calls, commercials & much more!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the May 28, 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