Old School Wrestling Podcast

Black Cat and Dre

Your hosts review your favorite (and not so favorite) classic pro wrestling events from at least 10 years in the past.

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It’s the special time of year for the Old School Wrestling Podcast when we all gather together to give thanks to all things professional wrestling. This year we’re back in Greensboro, North Carolina with David Crockett and his five new additions to his house that he’s over since March of 2020. Along with enjoying the […]

Nov 22

1 hr 55 min

Dre and the Black Cat take a look at a classic WWF feud between Ricky Steamboat and Jake Roberts that extended for five months during 1986, starting at the Saturday Night’s Main Event in May when Jake splattered Ricky’s head on the concrete like a watermelon, going through the summer, and culminating at the next […]

Nov 11

56 min 56 sec

This Halloween, Dre and the Black Cat are visited by the Crypt-Keeper who leaves them with two wonderful gifts – a FMW tape with a match between Atsushi Onita and Mr. Pogo and time bomb that will explode at the end of the show. Will they survive? Probably not! Please help support the Old School […]

Oct 25

37 min 3 sec

On thew newest OSWP, Dre and the Black Cat talk about the legend Arn Anderson, his amazing resurgence in 2021, and take a look back at his early days in WTBS Studios! Please help support the Old School Wrestling Podcast by signing up for the OSWP Patreon at patreon.com/oswp or buying some digital merch (old […]

Oct 11

58 min 49 sec

We wrap up the 2021 OSWP Summer Tour in Atlanta, GA to discuss the legend of THE GREAT KABUKI! We are also very happy to be joined by ROBERT, our old friend from the Atomic Elbow to discuss his home territory and his memories of watching THE GREAT KABUKI as a kid. Please help support […]

Sep 27

1 hr 10 min

Thanks for downloading this 15 preview of the NEW SCHOOL WRESTLING PODCAST. On this episode of the NSWP, Dre and the Black Cat discuss everything AEW from ALL OUT to GRAND SLAM! Thanks for your support! We’ll see you…at the matches!

Sep 24

15 min 49 sec

This week the OSWP Summer Tour makes a stop in Salisbury, North Carolina for a match from the CORNETTE GARBAGE TAPES between Big John Studd and Blackjack Mulligan from their legendary Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling feud in the late 70s. Please support the OSWP by visiting flairchop.com or gumroad.com/oswp and BUY SOME MERCH. Thanks for listening […]

Sep 15

58 min 9 sec

WE’RE BACK. The OSWP Summer Tour stops by Las Vegas for some AWA action at the Showboat Arena for a title match between Rick Martel and Jimmy Garvin and a whole lot of shenanigans. Please support the OSWP by visiting flairchop.com or gumroad.com/oswp and BUY SOME MERCH. Thanks for listening and we’ll see you…at the […]

Aug 26

57 min 42 sec

On the third night of the 2021 OSWP Summer Tour, Dre and the Black Cat roll into Houston, TX to revisit one of the greatest feuds in Mid-South history – Jim Duggan and Ted DiBiase. They will review a classic match from March 22, 1985 – a Loser Leaves Town Coal Miner’s Glove Tuxedo Match…in […]

Jul 12

1 hr 1 min

The OSWP SUMMER TOUR 2021 IS HERE! Our first stop this summer is in Memphis, TN for a match from January 1988 between a young Jeff Jarrett and Hector Guerrero after Hector swerves Lance Russell with a piñata! Thanks for listening and we’ll see you…at the matches!

Jun 28

47 min 12 sec

On the newest Old School Wrestling Podcast, we revisit a classic match between Stone Cold and Goldust form the third ever episode of WWF Shotgun Saturday Night, a short lived experiment by the WWF where they would visit unique venues to tape much different shows than the usual WWF TV taping. In this case, we […]

Jun 15

42 min 31 sec

On the newest Old School Wrestling Podcast, Dre and the Black Cat take a good, long look at the phenomenon known simply as “New Jack” in the weeks following his recent passing. We talk about all things New Jack, but focus on the legendary match between New Jack and Vic Grimes at XPW Freefall 2002 […]

May 31

1 hr 21 min

Hide your forks, because this week on the Old School Wrestling Podcast, Dre and the Black Cat watch a classic old match from 1979 in All Japan Pro Wrestling between Dory and Terry Funk and Abdullah The Butcher & The Sheik. As you might expect, things get a little crazy. In the second half we […]

May 7

1 hr 21 min

This week on the Old School Wrestling Podcast, we talk about a great feud from the Summer of 1992 between Rick Rude and the Dangerous Alliance vs “The Russian Nightmare” Nikita Koloff! In the second half we rank the GREATEST “RUSSIAN” PRO WRESTLERS OF ALL TIME! Please support the OSWP by visiting patreon.com/oswp or gumroad.com/oswp. […]

Apr 26

1 hr 1 min

This week on the Old School Wrestling Podcast, Dre and the Black Cat discuss one of the greatest moments in Nitro history – the night Lex Luger defeated Hulk Hogan and the nWo to win the WCW World Heavyweight Championship and give some hope to WCW in their war against the New World Odor. Please […]

Mar 31

1 hr 25 min

This week on the Old School Wrestling Podcast, Dre and the Black Cat are joined by Jon Boucher from the Charting the Territories podcast to discuss a hidden gem, a classic tag team match from the beginning of JYD’s career in the WWF. These four guys tear down the house at the Philadelphia Spectrum with […]

Mar 16

1 hr 12 min

This week on the Old School Wrestling Podcast we take a look at two matches between HHH and Chris Jericho, but also discuss the incredible rivalry these two had for several years. In the first match we look at the year 2000, Jericho’s big match with HHH in April, and then review the Last Man […]

Mar 4

1 hr 47 min

This week Dre and the Black Cat have a great time talking about an episode of World Class Championship Wrestling during the peak of Von Erich family in Dallas, TX. This episode of WCCW features some incredible feuds like Terry Gordy and Killer Kahn, Kevin vs Chris Adams, Butch Reed and Kerry Von Erich, and […]

Feb 11

1 hr 36 min

This week on the show, Dre and the Black Cat travel way back to 2002 to revisit (or visit for the first time?) an incredibly hot match between two of the most charismatic performers in the history of professional wrestling – The Rock and the Ayatollah of Rock ‘n’ Rolla. In the second half of […]

Jan 31

1 hr 32 min

Dre and the Black Cat ring in 2021 with a very special episode discussing an amazing 20 minute segment that involves Tully, JJ, Barry Windham, WHITE LIGHTNING Tim Horner, and the rest of the Four Horsemen. In the second half we do a year in review of the wrestling we discussed in 2020 and pick […]

Jan 9

1 hr 24 min

This year on the OSWP holiday show we have a visit from the Macho Claus who debuts his name holiday rap album and review two great matches. The first match, picked by Dre, is a six man tag team match with Jim Duggan and Demolition taking on Andre the Giant and the Twin Towers. The […]

Dec 2020

2 hr 2 min

We talk about the night of TWO STINGS and the night Dre’s mom drove him and his 7th grade buddy to the UIC Pavilion to see some wrestling. In the second half we talk about all the new stuff in the OSWP store and play the Wrestling Game of Life. Please support the Old School […]

Dec 2020

1 hr 52 min

It’s a strange time in history, but nothing would stop us from bringing you the OSWP Thanksgiving spectacular. This Thanksgiving we come to you live from three locations – the OSWP studio in Chicago, David Crockett’s house in Greensboro, and Gorilla Monsoon’s studio apartment in New York City. We enjoy each other’s company, play some […]

Nov 2020

2 hr 31 min

This week on the show, Dre and the Black Cat take a look at a couple of matches that occurred in 1992 when the WWF traveled to Japan to work for Genichiro Tenryu’s SWS and WAR promotions. The first match is a six man tag team match between Ashura Hara, Genichiro Tenryu & Ultimo Dragon […]

Nov 2020

1 hr 2 min

This week on the Old School Wrestling Podcast, Dre and the Black Cat celebrate the Halloween season by watching some bloody wrestling matches and giving out candy to their favorite old school wrestlers. The first match they watch is a strap match between Wahoo McDaniel and Manny Fernandez from SuperClash III and then they watch […]

Oct 2020

1 hr 9 min