Hirooki Goto has had seven chances to reach the top of the New Japan mountain and claim the IWGP World Heavyweight Title. Seven times he has failed. Coming off of a stunning victory the month before at WrestleKingdom, the Aramusha has one more chance to prove it to the world - but more importantly to himself - that he can do what some state is impossible.
With new ring gear and stunning war paint, Goto heads to the ring in Osaka to take on Champion Kazuchika Okada. Is 8 the lucky number for the challenger? Or is Goto fruitlessly (but nobly) fighting against the inevitable?
Joining your boys this week to help found the Goto Fan Club is producer Caleb Negassa!
[Kazuchika Okada vs Hirooki Goto, NJPW New Beginning in Osaka, February 11 2016]
Of the three faces of Foley, it is said that Cactus Jack is the most vile, the most sadistic, the most willing to sacrifice his body. Well, in this week's offering Triple H will find out just how true that sentiment is. Your boys are back in Attitude Era, getting granular on a street fight for the World Wrestling Federation Heavyweight Championship. Its Triple H vs Cactus Jack from Royal Rumble 2000.
This one is BYOP (that's "bring your own plunder" for the uninitiated).
Running in this week to help adjudicate some STAR ratings is Muscle Temple founder, writer & story artist Zach Marcus! (@zach2themax)
[Triple H vs Cactus Jack, WWF Royal Rumble 2000, January 23 2000]
Welcome to episode 17 of Watching the Elite! The internet’s only podcast binging, recapping and annotating YouTube’s favorite pro wrestling show: Being The Elite
Your hosts are the boys of This is Awesome? - Joaquin, Frank and Chuck. Each episode we cover the past month of BTE on the road to Double or Nothing!
In this episode we are discussing Being the Elite episodes 141-144 in addition to episodes of Road to Double Or Nothing, covering the month of March, 2019. Highlights from this block of episodes include: Michael Nakazawa, Michael Nakazawa, Michael Nakazawa, and Michael Nakazawa
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