Tag Archives: WWF

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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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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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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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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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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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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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!

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Episode 2: April 16, 1989

This week on John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight Then & Now, John & The Great Brian Last look at episode two of Pro Wrestling Spotlight, featuring classic audio with Bruno Sammartino, Dave Meltzer, and The Power Twins & more!  John also gives the backstory on why this interview with Bruno ruined his relationship with the WWF!

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