Behind the Gorilla Wrestling Podcast
The wild, wacky and crazy side of professional wrestling.

BTG Extra: AEW All Out 2020 Review

Mark and Harris breakdown all the great and scary things that took place in AEW's latest PPV.

BTG Extra: AEW All Out 2020 Review

Mark and Harris breakdown all the great and scary things that took place in AEW's latest PPV.

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Lex Luger Slams Yokozuna

In the early 90s, Lex Luger's white hot babyface run was ruined in the stupidest way possible.

Season 6 - Episode #54: Lex Luger Slams Yokozuna

Lex Luger had a very interesting run with the WWF in the early 90s. He went from commentator for the World Bodybuilding Federation, to narcissistic heel to finally getting a white hot babyface turn by bodyslamming the champion Yokozuna. But then Vince and the WWF made a decision during their match at Summerslam that has to be the stupidest idea of all time and it effectively killed Luger's race to the top.

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Ralph The Rabbit

Dave Sullivan was gifted a rabbit and it became his best friend.

Season 6 - Episode #53: Ralph The Rabbit

A live rabbit, dyslexia, arm wrestling, date nights, allergies, bunny-grams, this episode has it all as we follow Dave Sullivan and his rabbit Ralph in 1995 WCW.

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Fake Razor Ramon and Diesel

After Scott Hall and Kevin Nash left WWF/E for WCW, Vince tried to use their gimmicks again and in a very bizarre way it worked out.

Season 6 - Episode #52: Fake Razor Ramon and Diesel

This is one of the most insane behind the scenes stories in WWE history. So Kevin Nash and Scott Hall left for WCW and started kicking the WWE's butt. So Vince decides to use the Razor Ramon and Diesel gimmicks again but with new people. It was a complete insult and a disaster but somehow led to the WWF/E winning a lawsuit against WCW?! Find out how they pulled that off in this episode!

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The KISS Demon

The partnership between WCW and KISS did not go as planned.

Season 6 - Episode #51: The KISS Demon

1999-2000 was a strange time for WCW but that didn't mean they weren't trying. Eric Bischoff penned a deal with KISS to perform on Nitro and usher in a new wrestler based of Gene Simmons iconic Demon character. However, it was not the hit they were looking for but definitely led to some very bizarre moments. Including some in the ring and some backstage.

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Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Jarrett with Karen (Part 1)

The time when TNA decided to use Kurt and Karen Angle's real life divorce as a storyline equipped with a MMA fight and a tour of the Jarrett house.

Season 6 - Episode #50: Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Jarrett with Karen (Part 1)

The time when TNA (really Vince Russo) decided to use Kurt and Karen Angle's real life divorce as a storyline equipped with a MMA fight and a tour of the Jarrett house.

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DX in Little People's Court

That time when DX was put on trial by Hornswoggle and a courtroom of little people.

Season 6 - Episode #49: DX in Little People's Court

When DX reformed for the second time at the end of 2009 it was to accomplish one thing. Sell merch. Therefore not a whole lot of thought went into the storylines Shawn Michaels and Triple H were a part of. Thus we are led to Little People's Court. On the Christmas 2009 episode of RAW DX was tried by a jury of little people under the ring for their abuse of Hornswoggle. We promise it's even dumber than it sounds.

We also talk about the latest episode of AEW Dynamite.

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Paul Burchill The Pirate

There once was a strong up and coming wrestler named Paul Burchill and WWE decided to make him a Jack Sparrow knockoff.

Season 6 - Episode #48: Paul Burchill The Pirate

In 2006, WWE decided to try and capitalize on the popularity of Pirates of the Caribbean and they made newcomer Paul Burchill start a pirate gimmick after his split with William Regal. They would have a very interesting feud involving cross-dressing and more. Then Vince killed the gimmick but not for the reasons you would expect.

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The Pointless Funeral of Lex Luger

WCW decided to have a funeral for Lex Luger for absolutely no reason!

Season 6 - Episode #47: The Pointless Funeral of Lex Luger

On the September 27, 1999 episode of WCW Monday Nitro, there was a video package of a funeral of Lex Luger complete with his ghost. It came out of the blue and it led to ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! This is the most nonsensical and pointless thing to ever take place on an episode of wrestling TV.

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BTG Extra: AEW Double Or Nothing Recap (2020)

Here are our immediate thoughts on All Elite Wrestling's Double Or Nothing PPV.

BTG Extra: AEW Double Or Nothing Recap (2020)

We've finished watching the latest PPV from All Elite Wrestling and we have tons of thoughts! Join us for a full recap and discussion on another great and unique show!

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