Shine up the flux capacitor and hop in the DeLorean for some wrestling history.
The Bros B4 Elbows show break the laws of the space-time continuum to bring you a special edition of the show. In this episode the bros are joined by a third man for a three-way dance of banter and questions. Matthew Merz, director and producer of the upcoming documentary The Forefathers of Portland Wrestling, joins the show to talk shooters, The National Wrestling Alliance, the downfall of wrestling territories and maybe bear wrestling.
Topics covered in this episode
- The legendary Frank Gotch and his connection to wrestling in the Pacific Northwest
- Bray Wyatt's influences and hat tips to wrestlers of the past
- The rise and fall of The National Wrestling Alliance in the United States
- The origins of "Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Gorgeous George and how the Pacific Northwest wrestling scene affected their early careers.
- From the WWWF to the WWF in the early 1980s, how did Vince McMahon's move from regional to national wrestling promoter kill the era of wrestling territories?
Coming soon to an iTunes near you