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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!

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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 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 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 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 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 23: October 1, 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 1, 1989!  Ricky Steamboat calls in to discuss his future plans!  The Power Twins return to the studio and cause more chaos than ever before!  Plus John goes clubbing with Paul E. Dangerously, John runs into an irate Ivan Putski, John & Broadway Sonny Blaze go to the Garden, 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 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 14: July 16, 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 16, 1989, featuring WWF Women’s Champion Rockin’ Robin as John’s in-studio guest! Plus audio from the NWA in  Boston, as John talks with Scott Hall!  Also, one of the most cringe worthy moments in show history when a live report comes in from Battling Beauties!  Plus Robin addresses who her relatives are in wrestling, Sonny Blaze has a major announcement & 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

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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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