Ringside Rant 141: 1/3/2005 WWE RAW

Justin and RJ start 2022 on a trajectory to the main event of the month; the 2005 Royal Rumble. But first we Rant about the first WWE RAW of 2005. This show is the go home show for New Years Revolution where a new World Heavyweight Champion will be crowned inside of the Elimination Chamber. It is very evident on this program the build to the PPV as well as…

Ringside Rant Special: Jon Alba

On the cusp of the debut on January 7 of his new podcast with AEW superstar Matt Hardy “The Extreme Life of Matt Hardy” Jon Alba sits down with RJ for some great conversations about this and so much more. As the “Emmy Award Winning” Jon Alba has run all over the competition in Limitless Pro Wrestling with his faction Prestigous. From independent wrestling to ad free shows with Up…

Ringside Rant 140: Starrcade 1997

We commence this great month of WCW wresting with the biggest pay per view in WCW history; Starrcade 1997. Justin and RJ are also welcomed by Amy Vaughn as Rants with the bets of the on this show. Some good things can be taken away from the show but also some bad things can also be taken away. Because Amy won our contest this month she had the opportunity to…

Ringside Rant 139: WCW Nitro 12/22/97

On this the go home edition of WCW Nitro we see a lot of storylines continue to show shape going into the most anticipated PPV in recent WCW history. Justin and RJ continue to Rant about what they liked and didn’t like about this show heading into Starrcade 1997 Sunday in Washington DC. Ringside Rant 139

Ringside Rant 138: WCW Nitro 12/15/97

With only a few more weeks left to Starrcade the stars of WCW show off what they’re going to bring to the PPV. Justin and RJ Rant about so much this week it should be illegal. They also add two more themes to the Wrestling with Music rankings as well as welcoming Eric Brown from Doing the Favor Podcast as this weeks ranter of the week. Ringside Rant 138

Ringside Rant 137: December 8, 1997 WCW Nitro

Justin and RJ continue their march to Starrcade 1997 and the next stop off is the Marine Midland Arena in Buffalo, New York for Nitro this week. We are seeing a lot of storylines coming together for the pay per view at the end of the month. RJ and Justin RANT about the good points of this show and the no so good points as well. They also add two…

Ringside Rant 136: WCW Nitro 12/1/1997

WCW is on the collision course to Starrcade 1997 at the end of the month but before that RJ and Justin will Rant about the Nitros heading in to one of the most anticipated WCW PPVs of all time. This week we start with the December 1st edition of Monday Nitro from Knoxville, Tennessee. Ringside Rant 136

Ringside Rant 135: Survivor Series 1987

We go back to the inaugural edition of Survivor Series in 1987 this week on the show. This classic pay per view came to us on Thanksgiving night from Richfield Coliseum. The main event were teams captained by the then champion Hulk Hogan against Andre The Giants team. Survivor Series had so many feuds on the event as well as feuds that were born from it. Find out what Justin…

Ringside Rant 134: Jeff Jarrett

On this special edition of the show Justin and RJ welcome the two time hall of famer Jeff Jarrett. Jeff has done it all and he talks about his time in WCW and WWE as well as sharing his opinion on the most recent releases from WWE. We lastly we touch on the great work he’s doing with his podcast “My World” with Conrad Thompson. Lastly, we answer all the…

Ringside Rant 133: Pondwater Dave

RJ and Justin welcome the man himself Pondwater Dave to the show. The boys chat about everything from Top Guy Weekend to growing up during the territory days in wrestling and finally chat about ad free shows and the sad news bears. Lastly, join us for a watch along as we watch Ric Flair vs Kerry Von Erich from Texas Stadium in 1984 for the NWA World Championship. Ringside Rant…

Ringside Rant 132: Survivor Series 1997

This week Justin and RJ Rant about the most historical pay per view in wrestling history, Survivor Series 1997. Some however know it as the “Montreal Screw Job.” We dive deep into what we thought of the event as well as if we think the whole screw job was a work or a shoot. Lastly, we welcome back the Ranter of the Week segment as we have Denovias Mack “Ranting.”…

Ringside Rant 131: Halloween Havoc 1997

The boys are back this week as they Rant about one of the best WCW pay per views of all time. RJ and Justin go in depth on three of the better matches on this card; Piper vs Hogan inside a cage, Eddie vs Rey in a Title vs Mask Match, and in a Las Vegas Death Match Randy Savage vs DDP. The Kings of Ranting make sure their opinions…

Ringside Rant 130: Saturday Nights Main Event 28

We take you back to 1990 as Justin and RJ rant about SNME 28, which was main evented by Sgt Slaughter vs Koko B Ware. However, the undercard had some decent matches as well. We rant about them and so much more. Lastly, this week you will hear that RJ is a man of his word and will read Frank Brunos speech on the show. Ringside Rant 130

Ringside Rant 129: “Cancel Frank Bruno”

This week Justin and RJ step away from the usual format and welcome in Mike Kolb and Frank Bruno to watch the May 18, 1998 edition of WCW Monday Nitro. Coming off the heels of Slamboree this edition of Nitro was iconic in its own way. Due to the NBA playoffs this episode was not a complete episode but it was still packed with some great action and promos as…

Ringside Rant 128: October 5, 1998 RAW

This weeks episode is about an iconic time in not only the WWF but in the wrestling business as a whole. We are not only at the turning point of the “Monday Night Wars” but we are also fully involved in the Mr McMahon/ Stone Cold feud as well. Justin and RJ Rant extensively about this loaded Raw card as well as adding two more songs onto the “Wrestling with…

Ringside Rant 127: In Your House: Mind Games

Coming off a huge Summer Slam the WWF brought to their fans a sneaky good pay per view in September of 1996; In Your House: Mind Games. This event was main event with the Champion Shawn Michaels putting his title on the line against the Challenger Mankind with his new manager Paul Bearer. Find out what Justin and RJ ranted about this episode as well as two new themes into…

Ringside Rant 126: Saturday Nights Main Event 7

This week we take you back to 1986 and the “Golden Era” of the World Wrestling Federation. Justin and RJ “Rant” about Saturday Night’s Main Event 7 from Richfield, Ohio and the Coliseum at Richfield. This event took place on September 13, 1986 but was later broadcasted on NBC on October 4. The event started off hot with a title match between the champion Hulk Hogan and the challenger “Mr…

Ringside Rant 125: Arn Anderson

This week RJ and Justin celebrate the 63rd birthday of “The Enforcer” and the founder of the Four Horsemen, Arn Anderson. From the beginning in 1982 in Mid South, through the mid 1980’s in Mid Atlantic, and all the way to WCW and current day. Arn is one the most unsung heroes in wrestling history and we go over that and so much more this week. Ringside Rant 125

Ringside Rant 124: In Your House Ground Zero

Justin and RJ take you back to 1997 this week on the show as they rant about everything IYH: Ground Zero. This pay per view was the turning point in the character of Goldust as he continued a great feud with Brian Pillman. The storyline between Steve Austin and the office was a feud that would soon explode the business and this is the beginning of it. The semi main…

Ringside Rant 123: Anthony Henry

This week RJ welcomes former NXT superstar Anthony Henry fka Asher Hale to the show. Starting in 2002 Anthony has done and seen it all in the wrestling business. When it seemed like he was going to retire from the business he spent the majority of his life in he got the call that he thought would never come; the call from the WWE. As part of the tag team…