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YouTube Channels directory (reference)

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So we've got the thread for posting individual clips, but I thought it would be useful to put together a directory of good channels for reference. Up to people what they add here, but I'd recommend sticking to ones which:

 

* Are well established with a pretty big collection of videos.

* Have some sort of theme.

* Contain relatively rare footage (as rare as 'being on YouTube' can be.)

 

For starters:

 

TraderJack 641: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4ICN2wl80l1i45GVy1YOwQ

Complete Memphis TV episodes including playlists for 1985 through 1990.

 

 

Wrestling Collector: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHDjwPjvzrJhAx4wvRmKdRg

Complete W/WWF TV episodes and house shows

 

Monsoon Classic: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyREM7mfS-lW4brd7fPmLpw

Individual TV matches and segments from mid-80s to mid-90s WWF and NWA shows, then stuff from WWF/WCW C-shows from 95-2000ish.

 

Richard Land: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq6_0hFCpIZ5hMDdV-86HHQ

WWF house shows from mid 80s to 1990.

 

Rassle Reel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNlHekzcdePco4aKxHiP29w

CompleteTV shows from many major territories, mainly 1980s

 

Buckshot LeFonque: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkAQ2QqsQAKaZhK6_aMexoQ

Complete TV shows from 80s territories, 90s All Japan, 90s WWF C shows, LPWA and more.

 

Billy Gunn: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9XQL8A2Ax7oMRBsPjSGg4A

Pre-shows for WWF pay per views

 

 

Professional Wrestling Preservation Society: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzKMa9zvx4rQn7-TPewu6zQ

Complete Mid South TV episodes

 

RagingBull 1935: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn-lKXBOSp8AezWsT3wjtzg

Pre-war newsreel footage

 

ArthurPsycho: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYRqU2G_RxGJDWBBVRaS-Ww:

BritishTV stuff including World of Sport, Reslo and Screensport

 

Chicago Film Archives: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWXxP_rvXryBPpjIw7Dl9Tg

1950s TV matches including lots of big names

 

 

Tell Em Hawk: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzttD23OW3w_5xwxyuvWgSSGlyFy0yMbB

Playlist of Jim Crockett Promotions glory period house show matches

 

Memphis Wrestling Video Vault: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTim1Uvfvm86blvU4inQhEw

Mainly individual matches, but goes from mid-80s into mid-90s

 

 

dzmatty: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0SjVaK8E7GRAW1AL_mwEbw

Sadly not playlisted, but a whopping 177 part history of Mid-Atlantic TV from 1984.

 

GoldenAge2008: https://www.youtube.com/user/GoldenAge2008/videos

1950s-60s TV matches

 

Rolochoshu: https://www.youtube.com/user/rolochoshu/videos

Weird mix of clips from Memphis and Japan

Edited by JNLister

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None of the links work for me apart from the last two, is anyone else having the same problem?

 

Great post though Lister, especially the one with the old school WWF house shows - would love to see events from some of the bigger arenas they did.

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None of the links work for me apart from the last two, is anyone else having the same problem?

 

Great post though Lister, especially the one with the old school WWF house shows - would love to see events from some of the bigger arenas they did.

 

You have to take off the semi colons at the end of each link. 

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6e_hofDmYgegf3_tHJMm0g- Papa B. Smoove. The same bloke as Buckshot LeFonque

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLApwjvBexlMthoHeS_timQ- Early 80s AWA and WWF

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsAkBflEzEj_1XB4uQ9F61w- The AWA Collector

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFxMQrfH4DbxwisQGkruEsA- AWA Stuff (Single matches)

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnwbvsEvHdNaVUq6BtiEQuQ- Mabel Mania. Abrams UWF and Japanese garbage wrestling.

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6XnB4PE09K8cYIS4ykRDAA- Tony Kleinman. Episodes of Superstars and Challenge from the mid 90s.

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/popculturestu- PopCultureStu. Maionly angles from early 80s wrestling in The South.

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/GShea- Guerin Shea. Memorable moments, angles and matches from Memphis.

See also - https://www.youtube.com/user/timmy8271bTimmy8271b

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MuttonAndTheHam: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkZnF9kqb6Glr9tBlHWo3-w

Tons of Japanese deathmatch stuff, mostly BJPW and FMW (full shows as well as individual matches)

 

thecubsfan: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyTRLPauncBCj5DSFED169g

Up to date AAA shows

 

WWF Old School: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8yTRkqpWaYhcYCbd0BzIbA

Random promos and matches

 

Florida championship Wrestling: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8yTRkqpWaYhcYCbd0BzIbA

Loads of FCW TV shows

 

WWE NXT: https://www.youtube.com/channel/SWanOBS-Ozwmg

All 5 series of NXT TV

 

ANGAARTv: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk3OV4yZODylP4-ORXz-T4Q

Rohit and his amazing Indian mates

 

hockeymaskguy: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLU1ArTt4Pgb3TJhJzQ1uRQ

Smoky Mountain TV (and other stuff)

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Love the channel showing the old pre-shows. I personally wanted to see them alongside the PPV's when WWE launched the network.

Yeah, pity some have been removed. Love them though - watched the KOTR 94 one last night.

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Wrestling Reality: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCanzciGkIKYFPecHC0XUBfw

 

Breaks nearly every rule I listed, but awesome nonetheless. It's 15 minute recaps of each Raw and Smackdown and 5 minute recaps of the various 1-hour WWE shows. But it's not just a set of clips, it's everything on the show. It's every key line from every segment and then virtually every spot from every match, with all the restholds, transitions, waffle etc cut out. A little bit jarring to watch but by far the most efficient way to keep up without worrying about missing something.

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsWcWtUx6mLpNQrs7JLromQ- Anthony's Man Cave. Episodes of Joe Pedicino's Pro Wrestling This Week. For those who don't know it, it was a well syndicated round up show of pretty much everywhere in the states broadcast in the late 80s-early 90s as part of the Superstars of Wrestling (not the WWF one) 6 hour block of multiple promotions on a Saturday night.

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