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This Week In Wrestling History (Week Twenty-Three) 6/3 – 6/9

DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

Release Date: 06/06/2024

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

The Sit-Down with Don Tony, recorded LIVE Friday night 7/19/24. The Sit-Down with Don Tony is a discussion show streaming live every Friday night at 10:05PM ET (after WWE SmackDown) Everyone who joins the show LIVE chooses the topics discussed. We talk about everything. Pro Wrestling (AEW, WWE/NXT, TNA, Old School), non-wrestling, sports, news, etc. Nothing is out of bounds, and the entire show is 100% interactive.  to download the AUDIO episode of THE SIT-DOWN WITH DON TONY (EP120) 7/19/2024  for the COMMERCIAL FREE AUDIO episode of THE SIT-DOWN WITH DON TONY (EP120)...

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

This Week In Wrestling History hosted by Don Tony aired back in 2018-2019 and spanned two seasons. These retro episodes return remastered and are filled with hundreds of hours of original wrestling clips & stories. Enjoy this deep dive into pro wrestling's awesome history. SYNOPSIS: Episode 29 (7/15 – 7/21)RUNNING TIME: 3 Hours 41 Minutes Audio: 'The Great Betrayal': Paul Orndorff turns on Hulk Hogan during a Tag Team match against King Kong Bundy and Big John Studd (1986). Audio: Memorable promos from Paul Orndorff and Hulk Hogan following the 'betrayal' (1986). Looking back at WWF...

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW streams LIVE every MONDAY NIGHT at 11:15PM after WWE RAW on ! Enjoy this episode, recorded 7/15/24. Check out the synopsis below for the topics discussed. WWE RAW 7/15/24 Recap and Review from Dayton, Ohio: Rhea Ripley wants Liv Morgan at SummerSlam; Gunther and Damian Priest: Face To Face; Bron 'breaks' up IC Title Main Event; Drew McIntyre still suspended; Chad Gable aligns with Creed Brothers and assault Bo Dallas; Erick Rowan featured in yet another Wyatt Sicks VHS tape; Sheamus has a new enemy and new sh*tty theme music; Zelina Vega verbally cooks a...

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

The Sit-Down with Don Tony, recorded LIVE Friday night 7/12/24. The Sit-Down with Don Tony is a discussion show streaming live every Friday night at 10:05PM ET (after WWE SmackDown) Everyone who joins the show LIVE chooses the topics discussed. We talk about everything. Pro Wrestling (AEW, WWE/NXT, TNA), non-wrestling, sports, news, etc. Nothing is out of bounds, and the entire show is 100% interactive.  to download the AUDIO episode of THE SIT-DOWN WITH DON TONY (EP119) 7/12/2024  for the COMMERCIAL FREE AUDIO episode of THE SIT-DOWN WITH DON TONY (EP119) 7/12/2024 for...

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

This Week In Wrestling History hosted by Don Tony aired back in 2018-2019 and spanned two seasons. These retro episodes return remastered and are filled with hundreds of hours of original wrestling clips & stories. Enjoy this deep dive into pro wrestling's awesome history. SYNOPSIS: Episode 28 (7/8 – 7/14)RUNNING TIME: 4 Hours 'Black Saturday' as TBS replaces Georgia Championship Wrestling with World Wrestling Federation. Audio: Jim Cornette discusses 'Black Saturday'. Bruno Sammartino wrestles his last ever match at Madison Square Garden. Harley Race wins 1986 WWF King Of The Ring....

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW streams LIVE every MONDAY NIGHT at 11:15PM after WWE RAW on ! Enjoy this episode, recorded 7/8/24. Check out the synopsis below for the topics discussed. WWE RAW 7/8/24 Recap and Review from Ottawa, Ontario Canada: Rhea Ripley returns; Dominik Mysterio/Liv Morgan vs Rey Mysterio/Zelina Vega; Drew McIntyre suspended; Seth Rollins/CM Punk confrontation; Bron Breakker vs Ilja Dragunov rematch; another week, Wyatt Sicks gets some clarity; Bo Dallas visits Adam Pearce and more John Cena shocks the wrestling world and announces 2025 retirement from in-ring...

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

FLASHBACK: Don Tony And Kevin Castle Show episode recorded live, July 8, 2013, immediately after WWE RAW. This was also the night the Wyatt Family made their main roster debut on WWE RAW. Enjoy!  to download the AUDIO episode of DTKC SHOW (7/8/13)  for the COMMERCIAL FREE AUDIO episode of DTKC SHOW (7/8/13) to access previous episodes for all the shows ==== Want to help promote Don Tony and Kevin Castle and get a special shout-down during the DTKC Show? Stop by Apple Podcasts and leave DT and Kev a review!  ==== DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE *PATREON* AND *YOUTUBE...

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

The Sit-Down with Don Tony, recorded LIVE Friday night 7/5/24. The Sit-Down with Don Tony is a discussion show streaming live every Friday night at 10:05PM ET (after WWE SmackDown) Everyone who joins the show LIVE chooses the topics discussed. We talk about everything. Pro Wrestling (AEW, WWE/NXT, TNA), non-wrestling, sports, news, etc. Nothing is out of bounds, and the entire show is 100% interactive.  to download the AUDIO episode of THE SIT-DOWN WITH DON TONY (EP118) 7/5/2024  for the COMMERCIAL FREE AUDIO episode of THE SIT-DOWN WITH DON TONY (EP118) 7/5/2024 for the...

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

This Week In Wrestling History hosted by Don Tony aired back in 2018-2019 and spanned two seasons. These retro episodes return remastered and are filled with hundreds of hours of original wrestling clips & stories. Enjoy this deep dive into pro wrestling's awesome history. SYNOPSIS: Episode 27 (7/1 – 7/7)RUNNING TIME: 3 Hours 28 Minutes NWA Heavyweight Champion Ric Flair battles WWF Champion Bob Backlund to determine who was the true World Champion (1982). Audio: Gordon Solie interviews Ric Flair and Bob Backlund (1982). Looking back at WCCW Independence Day Star Wars (1983, 1984,...

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DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW

DON TONY AND KEVIN CASTLE SHOW streams LIVE every MONDAY NIGHT at 11:15PM after WWE RAW on ! Enjoy this episode, recorded 7/1/24. Check out the synopsis below for the topics discussed. WWE RAW 7/1/24 (MITB Go-Home Show) Recap and Review from Boston, MA Money In The Bank 2024 Preview and Predictions: Damian Preist losing the Title AND Judgement Day? Will MITB be LA's night? Tiffy In The Bank? Will CM Punk once again sabotage Drew McIntyre? Will there be a surprise Ucey return? Will Randy Orton make his move on Cody Rhodes? DT/KC idea and debate: Should LA Knight win MITB Briefcase? And...

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This Week In Wrestling History hosted by Don Tony aired back in 2018-2019 and spanned two seasons. These retro episodes return remastered and are filled with hundreds of hours of original wrestling clips & stories. Enjoy this deep dive into pro wrestling's awesome history.


SYNOPSIS: Episode 23 (6/3 – 6/9)
RUNNING TIME: 3 Hours 34 Minutes

  • Looking back at the 2nd 'Star Wars '81' event featuring Bruiser Brody, Kerry Von Erich, Gary Hart and others.
  • Vince McMahon purchases Capitol Wrestling Corporation from his father Vince Sr.
  • Looking back at the Fritz Von Erich Retirement Show (1982).
  • Harley Race ends Ric Flair's 631 day reign as NWA World Heavyweight Champion.
  • Memorable Philadelphia Spectrum match, featuring Big John Studd front face lock to Andre The Giant for 8+ minutes. And yes, there is footage of this online.
  • Infamous Pipers Pit with Roddy Piper cracking a coconut over Jimmy Snuka's head finally airs nationwide.
  • Audio: Fascinating YouShoot clip of Roddy Piper speaking on the Pipers Pit with Jimmy Snuka.
  • Despite Nick Bockwinkel, Mean Gene Okerlund, Verne Gagne, and Arnold Skaaland called as character witnesses, Ken Patera and Masa Saito are found guilty of battery, criminal damage, and obstruction of justice (from the 1984 McDonalds incident).
  • Kerry Von Erich involved in a serious Motorcycle accident with a Police Car resulting in a shattered ankle, dislocated hip, and deep lacerations.
  • Looking back at NWA Clash Of The Champions II: Miami Mayhem (1988).
  • Looking back at UWF Beach Brawl (1991).
  • Kevin Nash makes WWF debut as the Bodyguard of Shawn Michaels.
  • Undertaker makes a rare appearance at USWA event (1993).
  • WWF holds their first ever Hall Of Fame Ceremony (1994) inducting Freddie Blassie, Buddy Rogers, Bobo Brazil, Arnold Skaaland, Gorilla Monsoon, Chief Jay Strongbow, amd James Dudley.
  • Roddy Piper impersonator kills it on the mic during Jerry Lawler's 'Kings Court' segment.
  • NBC cancels WrestleMania XI special, thanks to Shaq and 'Earth 2'.
  • After meeting with Eric Bischoff, Ted Turner agrees to add WCW show on Monday Nights to directly compete with WWF. And that wasn't the only competition Turner created this week.
  • Chris Benoit wrestles tryout dark matches for WWF (against Owen Hart, Adam Bomb, and Bob Holly.
  • Kevin Nash makes his WCW Monday Nitro debut and joins Scott Hall to form The Outsiders.
  • Audio: Funny Kevin Nash YouShoot appearances: Nash plays 'The Ho Bag', 'What A Dic*, and talks Rats and NWOes.
  • Brian Pillman signs with World Wrestling Federation.
  • Looking back at ECW Wrestlepalooza '97.
  • Looking back at WWF King Of The Ring 1997 and the KOR Winner: Hunter Hearst Helmsley.
  • Three Faces of Foley Raw segments conclude with Mankind giving the mandable claw to Jim Ross.
  • TV Program 'American Edge' airs segment on WCW Power Plant including interviews with Eric Bischoff, DDP, and others.
  • Audio: Roddy Piper and Kevin Nash speak on a backstage incident following an episode of Monday Nitro.
  • Shawn Michaels and Bret Hart have a backstage incident over various issues including 'Sunny Days'.
  • Dennis Rodman fined by Chicago Bulls and NBA after skipping NBA Finals practice and media to attend WCW Monday Nitro event.
  • Audio: Vince McMahon revealed as the 'Higher Power' and Steve Austin becomes the CEO (for a day) of WWF. Coincidentally, this was Episode 316 of Raw.
  • Audio: Terry Funk defends the WCW Hardcore Title against Eric Bischoff.
  • Goldberg returns to action after 6+ month absence due to serious arm injury.
  • Intoxicated Sandman exposes himself several times during ECW match.
  • KOR qualifying match on Raw featuring Brock Lesnar vs Steve Austin cancelled as Austin walks out of WWE due to creative differences and more.
  • NWATNA makes it debut on Pay Per View with first ever $9.99 episode of Impact.
  • Looking back at WWE Insurrextion PPV (2003).
  • Kurt Angle returns to WWE action from neck surgery nine months earlier than expected.
  • Randy Orton debuts RKO finisher on Raw.
  • JBL fired from CNBC due to 'Goosestep' incident in Munich, Germany.
  • WWE issues then withdraws apology for JBL 'Goosestep' incident.
  • Audio: JBL's epic Promo on CNBC, fans, and lots more (from Smackdown).
  • Kenzo Suzuki makes his shi**y WWE debut.
  • John Cena (Raw) and Chris Benoit (Smackdown) are #1 picks for 2005 WWE Draft Lottery.
  • Audio: Looking back at the John Cena / Christian confrontation and Christian's WWE exit three months later.
  • Audio: Paul Heyman and ECW stars appear on Raw to hype up first ever ECW One Night Stand PPV.
  • Joey Styles signs deal with WWE to commentate ECW ONS PPV.
  • Terry Funk declines WWE offer to appear at ECW ONS PPV.
  • Looking back at Hardcore Homecoming event from ECW Arena (2005).
  • Looking back at WWE vs ECW: Head To Head event (2006).
  • WWE signs D-Lo Brown (2008) and Chris Masters (2009).
  • Looking back at TNA Slammiversary PPV (2008).
  • Looking back at WWE Extreme Rules PPV (2009, 2017).
  • Audio: Jeff Hardy def Edge to win WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
  • Audio: CM Punk cashes in MITB Briefcase to def Jeff Hardy for WWE World Heavyweight Championship.
  • Audio: Edge wants a divorce from Vickie Guerrero.
  • WWE writes Batista off TV as WWE Champion due to injury.
  • Nexus destroys John Cena, Justin Roberts, WWE Staff, and the ring to close out memorable 'Viewers Choice' of Raw (2010).
  • Mick Foley requests and is granted his release from TNA.
  • Audio: Eric Bischoff and Hulk Hogan announce the 'firing' of Mick Foley on Impact.
  • Andy Leavine wins WWE Tough Enough.
  • Hulk Hogan quietly announces his retirement from the ring, and the internet and fan reaction is just as quiet.
  • Looking back at TNA Slammiversary PPV (2012).
  • Barbie Blank (aka Kelly Kelly) leaves WWE.
  • Audio: John Cena and AJ Styles hype up their upcoming battle at MITB PPV (2016).
  • And so much more!

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