John and GG are talk about the WWE layoffs, UFC’s big show they’re trying to put on, the latest Dark Side of the Ring episode on Jimmy Snuka and Nancy Argentino, and the We Want Flair segment building to Ric Flair vs Randy Savage with help from Dave Meltzer and Brandon Draven.
The check in with how each other and their families are doing in the fifth week of the shelter in place.
They kickoff the show with talk about WWE’s layoffs and GG tries to break down the news timeline starting with the XFL cancelling, their bankruptcy, WWE becoming an essential company in Florida, and the layoffs that happened on Wednesday. (8:45)
They then talk about the show that Dana White is putting together for a possible May 9th UFC show with a lot of really great fights. (40:00)
They review the latest episode of Dark Side of the Ring about the death of Nancy Argentino and how much Jimmy Snuka had to do with it. (46:43)
They move onto what was interesting in empty arena wrestling this week (53:30) before getting to the We Want Flair segment where Dave Meltzer talks about the first Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair house show tour in 1991 and why it didn’t work all the way through 1992. Then, Brandon Draven, one half of the Kayfabulous Lucha Bros, joins to go over the entire Royal Rumble 1992 match. Then, John and GG come back to look at everything post-Royal Rumble and right up until WrestleMania VIII. (1:02:40)
Right before they go off the air, they quickly pay their respects to Howard Finkel.