FGB Radio – Your Guide To WrestleMania Weekend

WrestleMania weekend

Bay Area locals, John LaRocca and GG go over all the events for WrestleMania weekend. Continue reading

Premier: Mr. Athletic Vs. Old School Report

Premier: Mr. Athletic Vs. Old School

On Sunday evening in Gilroy, California, Premier put on their last show of 2013. It was a slightly different show than Premier: Cobb Vs. Tannen which was in late September. On that show, the early matches built up to the last three matches which were all action packed and hard hitting.

On Sunday, the entire card seemed to build up to the main event with the idea that Jeff Cobb vs. Oliver John was something special and that they were saving the best for last. That’s not to say that the rest of the matches were easily forgotten because they weren’t. But there was definitely an emphasis on getting the crowd ready to see something special in the main event. Continue reading

Premier: Cobb Vs. Tannen Recap

Premier: Cobb vs. Tannen

On a rare non-49ers fall Sunday, I was able to check out a local wrestling promotion called Premier with some friends including our own Cadillac Don, Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer, Tommy Norcal, and Dave’s two good friends. President John LaRocca mentioned that since the 49ers were scheduled to play on Thursday the week before rather than Sunday, they decided to hold the event to take advantage of the open Sunday. The show was held at a small venue in downtown Gilroy called Nine Lives Club. I took my kids to see X Factor group Playback there earlier in January. Let’s just say that the crowds were vastly different. Continue reading