It’s been a while since The Two Sheds Review has been seen online. Other commitments, some welcome, some unwelcome, as well as sheer tiredness have kept me away from watching an industry I’ve been following for most of my near 43 years on this planet. But with my schedule about to become a little more settled it’s time to jump right back in, and there’s no better place to re-start than in the world of Progress, the hottest ticket in Britain at the moment, as we take a look atRead More

Posted On July 16, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: WWE Superstar Collection: John Cena

Our latest review sees us venturing into the world of the WWE Superstar Collection. For those of you who don’t know this is it’s basically a budget series of DVDs which contain just a handful of matches. Think of it as a cheap and cheerful way to kill an hour or so. This first review comes from a man who was recently described as an A+ player by the powers that be after he recently regained the gold. Yep, you guessed it, our first subject is none other than JohnRead More
Many consider it to be sacred ground, as the spiritual home of World Wrestling Entertainment, and now we’re going to look at the DVD set dedicated to one of the greatest venues not just in professional wrestling, but in the world. The release in question is The Best of WWE at Madison Square Garden. And as is the custom with these things, let’s start right at the beginning with….. Disc One February 8th, 1971 Newly-crowned WWWF Champion Ivan Koloff makes his first defence as he takes on U.S. American ChampionRead More

Posted On June 23, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns, Indy News

The Two Sheds Review: ROH Supercard of Honor VII

Ring of Honor is on the agenda next, and for the first time in a while we’re going to look at an event DVD as we go back to April 5th, 2013, with Jay Briscoe challenging Kevin Steen for the World title in the main event of Supercard of Honor VII. The show began with tag team action as ACH and Tadarius Thomas went up against Q.T. Marshall, accompanied by his barrister R.D. Evans, and his mystery partner. There was a ton of jaw-jacking at the beginning of this one,Read More
It’s time to step into the world of one of Britain’s brightest wrestling promotions as we take another look at Progress Wrestling as we take a look back at Chapter Ten of their ongoing saga, Glory Follows Virtue As If It Were It’s Shadow. The show began with Dutch star Tommy End taking on Mikey Whiplash. The proverbial short and sweet opener was a very solid encounter. These two could have been mirror images of each other, not just in their ring attire but with the way they exchanged holdsRead More

Posted On May 31, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: ECW Unreleased Volume 2

We’re heading into the land of extreme for our next review. With Joey Styles and Tommy Dreamer as our guides we’re going to delve into the archives of Extreme Championship Wrestling as we take a look at ECW Unreleased Volume 2. As always with these reviews we’re going to start at the beginning with….. Disc One October 19th, 1993 Our co-host Tommy Dreamer makes his ECW debut, taking on the Tazmaniac on Hardcore TV. This is certainly a very interesting match. It’s a short and sweet affair with two goodRead More
World Championship Wrestling
For over a decade it was an integral part of the Jim Crocket Promotions and World Championship Wrestling universes, a two ring cage match designed to cause carnage and to settle score. Sadly I only ever got to see one of them, mainly because NWA & WCW pay per views weren’t shown here in Britain. Now all that’s going to change, because now we’re going to look back at the history of these events with War Games: WCW’s Most Notorious Matches. And as is the custom with these sets, let’sRead More
For me he’s been one of the best things about the wrestling business over the past few years, a Chicago native who can grapple with the best technicians and punch it out with the best brawlers. He’s also one of the nicest guys I ever met during my time in the business. Now we’re going to take a look at Ring of Honor’s most recent tribute to the man, someone who has given us plenty of good times and great memories. The man in question is Colt Cabana, and theRead More
There’s one thing that keeps the world of professional wrestling going, and that’s the rivalries. For decades fans have watched show after show to see how these rivalries develop, and how they will ultimately end. Now the good people at WWE have dipped into their ever-growing video archive to bring us a list of the biggest rivalries ever, with the three disc set entitled The Top 25 Rivalries in Wrestling History. As is the custom with these reviews let’s start at the very beginning with….. Disc One – The DocumentaryRead More

Posted On April 22, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: The Best of WWE In Your House

It changed the WWE landscape forever when they increased their pay-per-view model from five to twelve times a year. But where the matches any good? That’s what I’m hoping to find out by re-visiting the matches that make up the three disc set, The Best of WWE In Your House. And as is the custom with these things, let’s start right at the beginning with….. Disc One May 14th, 1995 It’s the very first show, and the very first match, as Japanese sensation Hakushi, accompanied by his manager Shinja, tookRead More
They’re a pair of good old fashioned redneck boys who like nothing more than kicking ass and winning titles, and that’s something they’ve been doing in Ring of Honor for over a decade now. Now ROH have paid tribute to “dem boys” once more with another DVD compilation in the form of The Briscoe Brothers: Sandy Fork Originals. And as is the custom with these things we’re starting right at the beginning with…. Disc One March 2nd, 2008 Our boys have travelled into Pro Wrestling NOAH territory as they challengeRead More

Posted On March 6, 2014By Julian RadbourneIn Columns

The Two Sheds Review: Samoa Joe: A Championship Legacy

It’s time to step into Ring of Honor territory once again as we take a look at the two disc compilation dedicated to the man who truly defined what it meant to be a champion. The release in question is Samoa Joe: A Championship Legacy. As is the way with these things we begin with….. Disc One March 13th, 2003 With the #1 Contender’s Trophy up for grabs, our man faces Homicide, E.Z. Money and B.J. Whitmer in a four corners match at Expect the Unexpected. Fast paced action wasRead More
- WWE NXT Champion Seth Rollins wrote the following on Twitter during RAW Monday night when The Miz referred to Cody Rhodes as the future of WWE. It sounds like Rollins and Rhodes may mix it up at the September 14th NXT live event where Cody will be appearing with Dusty Rhodes. Rollins tweeted: “@mikethemiz calling @CodyRhodesWWE “future of @WWE?” Sept 14 in Ft. Pierce at @NXTWrestling Cody’ll see that @wwerollins is the #wwefuture.” “Wow, lots of @CodyRhodesWWE fans out there, including me. It’s all respect, but the #WWEFUTURE isRead More
- WWE NXT trainer Bill DeMott was asked on Twitter about a new season of Tough Enough. He replied: “I actually herd some buzz about #toughenough getting up and running!” – WWEShop.com has released a new autographed Undertaker plaque commemorating his 20-0 WrestleMania streak at this link. – To celebrate the premiere of Saturday Morning Slam, WWE is doing a give-away with The Thirfty Coupon Couple. They are giving away several WWE Rumblers toys and a DVD. For more information, click here.Read More
- A fan asked William Regal if CM Punk is going to pave the way for a whole new type of WWE Superstar. Regal replied and wrote that Punk has already paved that way. – WWE Legend The Honky Tonk Man recently filmed a movie in Chicago called Executive Ranks. The film was directed by John Norton and will be released on DVD this fall. – Darren Young and Titus O’Neil are featured in the latest episode of WWE’s Outside the Ring:Read More
Deadline.com has announced a partnership between Warner Bros. Home Video and WWE Studios to co-produce a Scooby-Doo animated feature that will find Scooby and the gang solving a mystery at WrestleMania. WWE Superstars Triple H, John Cena, Kane, The Miz, Brodus Clay, Santino Marella, Sin Cara, AJ Lee and chief Vince McMahon are slated to appear in animated format and provide voiceovers for the film. WWE.com summarizes the film’s plot: “When Shaggy and Scooby win tickets to WrestleMania, the entire gang travels in the Mystery Machine to WWE City toRead More
- WWE will be theatrically screening CM Punk’s Best in the World documentary from the new DVD on October 7th in Chicago. WWE Champion CM Punk will be in attendance for the screening. This is the first time WWE has shown any of their DVD productions in a theater. It will be a lengthy show as the documentary portion of the DVD is almost two hours long. No word yet on the location. – Tonight’s WWE SmackDown tapings take place from the Frank Erwin Center in Dallas, Texas. John CenaRead More
WWE will be releasing a DVD about the nWo on Tuesday, November 6th of this year. The main feature of the release will be a documentary on the group’s history. WWE will release an Attitude Era DVD on Tuesday, November 20th of this year. Both releases are confirmed for Blu-ray also. Here’s the updated confirmed release dates for 2012: * Money in the Bank 2012 – August 14th * 50 Greatest Finishing Moves – August 21st * Superstar Collection: Randy Orton – September 4th * Superstar Collection: Kofi Kingston –Read More
Behind-the-scenes pictures from the making of WWE’s upcoming “CM Punk: Best in the World” DVD and Blue-ray set. The title will be released on October 9, 2012. Amazon.com have already slashed prices on the DVD and Blu-ray with a pre-order price guarantee and eligible for free Super Saver Shipping. You can order or view the DVD by clicking here.Read More