Tag Archives: GWF

Old School Spotlight: “Playboy” Gary Hart

HART

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

Old School Spotlight: “Gorgeous” Jimmy Garvin & Precious

GARVIN & PRECIOUS

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

Old School Spotlight: Terry “Bam Bam” Gordy

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In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

The PWA Show: Red, White, and Blue Edition…

PATRIOT

Episode 25 comes to you on July 4th! As America celebrates her 239th birthday, Chad and Keila are back talking pro wrestling. The duo covers a variety of topics this week including another lackluster edition of WWE Monday Night RAW, the disappointment that has been WWE Tough Enough thus far, a WWE Hall of Famer looking to work with NXT talents, the revolving door of former World Champions leaving and returning to TNA, what a potential working relationship between TNA and GFW might mean, and much more! Chad also reads another listener e-mail and reveals a huge money making opportunity in the latest edition of “The PWA Mailbag”. Continuing with the patriotic theme this week, “The Patriot” Del Wilkes joins the show on “The PWA Hotseat. Del speaks very candidly and in great detail about his career in both football and pro wrestling as well as his life outside the ring. He talks about growing up as a huge fan of pro wrestling in South Carolina before becoming an All-American offensive lineman for the Gamecocks and blocking for Heisman Trophy winner, George Rogers. He discusses all the stops he made along the way in his wrestling career including Memphis, the AWA, GWF, WCW, the WWF, and several very successful stints in Japan working for Giant Baba’s All Japan Pro Wrestling. Del also talks about his battle with drugs and prescription painkillers and how that addiction landed him in prison. His story is one of redemption and the inspirational tale is the subject of a fantastic upcoming documentary that you can learn more about here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1244526869/del-the-patriot-wilkes-the-man-behind-the-mask. Don’t miss this awesome episode of The PWA Show, YOUR pro wrestling authority!

Old School Spotlight: “Hot Stuff” Eddie Gilbert

Hot Stuff

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

Old School Spotlight: “Iceman” King Parsons

Parsons

In the long storied history of professional wrestling, many spandex clad gladiators have grabbed our attention and captured our imaginations. These colorful characters remain in the deepest recesses of our minds years after their glory days in the ring have passed. The most memorable grapplers from our years of wrestling fandom are often those that we encounter early on in our initial discovery of the mat game. This column will take a look at some of the most bizarre, flamboyant, charismatic, and downright terrifying pro wrestlers of all time.

The PWA Show: Dangerous Minds…..

Doug Gilbert

This week Chad & Keila re-cap the WWE Payback PPV event and start to look ahead toward the upcoming Elimination Chamber special. The duo discuss all the important points from this past Monday’s RAW as well as: a couple of WWE Hall of Famers that made news this week for less than sterling reasons, TNA’s continued woes, ROH contract news, GFW’s expanding roster, and the latest NXT special on the WWE Network. This week “The PWA Hotseat” is occupied by “Dangerous” Doug Gilbert, a man that has grown up in the world of professional wrestling watching both his father and brother find success before starting his career as a teenager. “The Dangerous One” discusses all aspects of his near 30 year career including: his first televised match in Memphis against none other than Jerry “The King” Lawler, working under a mask as The Dark Patriot in the Dallas based Global Wrestling Federation, his 50 plus tours of Japan, tagging with his brother “Hot Stuff” Eddie Gilbert in Eastern Championship Wrestling before it went extreme, his memorable feuds with Brian Christopher and PG-13 in the USWA, plus how he would like fans to remember the legacy of the Gilbert family. It’s a great look at one of the last remaining territory stars in pro wrestling today. Buckle up and enjoy the ride on Episode 19 of The PWA Show, YOUR pro wrestling authority!

The PWA Show: Absolutely Fantastic…..

Bobby Fulton

Episode 16 is the biggest and quite possibly best episode of The PWA Show yet! Chad and Keila cover all the news from the past week in pro wrestling including: the fallout from WWE Extreme Rules and RAW, big changes to the creative team in TNA, the legacy of the late Verne Gagne, the upcoming ROH and New Japan joint shows, and the rise of Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling. This week one half of the legendary Fantastics, Bobby Fulton, is the guest on “The PWA Hotseat”. He discusses his career, family, and faith. Bobby pulls no punches as he discusses his early days in the sport of pro wrestling, teaming with Eric Embry and Terry Taylor before finally being paired with Tommy Rogers in Mid-South Wrestling, memorable battles against the bloodthirsty Sheepherders and The Midnight Express, the state of the pro wrestling industry today, plus very candid thoughts on Vince McMahon and why he feels ripped off by the WWE Chairman. Trust us, you DO NOT want to miss this episode of The PWA Show, YOUR pro wrestling authority!

The PWA Show: The Monday Night War Revisited

Monday Night War

This week Keila and Chad examine the fallout from last Monday’s RAW as WWE tries to right the wrongs of the Royal Rumble. The duo also analyze the comments of WWE COO, Paul “Triple H” Levesque on the live “Stone Cold” Steve Austin Podcast that followed last Monday’s RAW as well. This week the ‘PWA Hotseat’ segment features Part 1 of a two part exclusive interview with former WCW Monday Nitro announcer, Scott Hudson. Scott takes you, the listener, inside the Monday Night War between WCW and WWE. He has insightful and interesting opinions based on his experiences working in the big leagues of professional wrestling during the 1990s Attitude Era. This is an awesome interview that you don’t want to miss!