https://twitter.com/AEWrestling/status/1217431781244395520?s=20 Wrestling is, if nothing else, cyclical. If a moment grabs a wrestling audience, eventually, a promotion will look to go to the well again. Whether you loved or hated the old WCW pay-per-view Bash At The Beach, there is no doubting the moments that have shaped the history of our business. Hulk Hogan doing… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report 1/15: Welcome To Miami!
https://twitter.com/AEWrestling/status/1214656886471110661?s=20 At 41 years old, I have to admit that my appreciation for wrestling stretches back further than my own hairline (partial credit to Ludacris', "Southern Fried Intro" for that one). Granted, my only knowledge of Memphis Wrestling in my youth came courtesy of another Georgia act, R.E.M., and their hit, "Man On The… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report 1/8: How Far We Going Back? Way Back!
Throughout the 2010s, WWE ruled the landscape of professional wrestling. Ring Of Honor and TNA/Impact tried their best to offer a viable alternative, but budget restraints and stupefying talent decisions have led to their failure to gain mainstream traction. But with The Elite aligning themselves with Tony Khan's ambitions and bankroll, the balance within the… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report 1/1: A Homecoming For The League Of The Millennium!
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Like most wrestling fans, I enjoy a great tag team match. Like most wrestling fans, I'm disgusted at the way that Vince McMahon treats tandems. Wins mean nothing in the grand scheme of things in WWE, as patched-together mediocre singles will almost always garner championship belts with little build (looking at you, Ziggler and PED-boy… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report For 12/11: A Tag Team Tour de Force In Texas!
It's been said that one can never truly go home again. As usual, All Elite Wrestling is trying to fight against common beliefs, as Randy Orton troll-extraordinaire Tony Khan returns to his Illinois hometown of Champaign for this evening's edition of AEW: Dynamite. The risk he took for funding the dreams of The Elite cannot… Continue reading JoeStopper's AEW Report 12/4: A Champagne Campaign in Champaign!
Over this last year, we here at JobberkNocker have had so much to be thankful for. Followers have been collected like Pokémon, content has been fired up across the wrestling world, and you have been blessed by my (eventual) award-winning cameo on said podcast. In the midst of all of our amazing success, we (OK,… Continue reading JoeStopper’s AEW Report 11/27: Giving Thanks For Le Champion!