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Episode 42: February 11, 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 11, 1990! Another big news week, with Sting hurt, Muta gone & Tyson knocked out! John welcomes Dave Meltzer back to the show to discuss the aftermath of Clash Of The Champions X & Mike Tyson losing to Buster Douglas! PWI’s Bob Smith & Broadway Sonny Blaze are in-studio! Don Laible talks the upcoming Hulk Hogan / Ultimate Warrior match at Wrestlemania 6! Plus much more, including the first few minutes of the show that aired after Pro Wrestling Spotlight on this Sunday evening!

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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 40: January 28, 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 January 28, 1990! The big news this week is that Iron Mike Tyson will be appearing on WWF’s The Main Event on NBC, refereeing a match between Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage! Also, Broadway Sonny Blaze loses it after a couple of callers think he should win the “Honorary Spineless Cockroach Award”!  Plus John reads a memo from Mrs. Hornstein to the employees of WNYG &  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 39: January 21, 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 January 21, 1990! Pro Wrestling Spotlight is live from the Instant Replay Sports Club as the WWF’s Royal Rumble takes place! John is joined by The Power Twins & Broadway Sonny Blaze for this loud & raucous edition of the show!  Plus John reads Herb Abrams’ pre-Blackjack Brawl letter to the Power Twins & 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 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!

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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 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!

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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 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!

Become a Patron of John Arezzi’s Pro Wrestling Spotlight to hear the complete unedited original broadcast of the July 30, 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