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Brian Fritz talks with a rotating cast of top wrestling stars, media members and longtime friends about the latest happenings in pro wrestling with their entertaining and educated insight.

Between The Ropes

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WWE WrestleMania 36 Night 2 Watch Along, Reaction and Review | Between The Ropes

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2020 288:19

Join Brian Fritz (@brianfritz) and Michael A. Wiseman (@therealwiseman) for the BIGGEST #PROWRESTLING SHOW OF THE YEAR - a show too big for "just one night" - WWE WrestleMania 36 (Night 2)! The guys give their final predictions during the preshow and their reactions throughout the show along with an overall review of matches featuring: Brock Lesnar vs Drew McEntyre, John Cena vs "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt, Randy Orton vs Edge, The Undertaker vs AJ Styles, Bill Goldberg, Gronk, and MORE!

WWE WrestleMania 36 Night 1 Watch Along, Reaction and Review | Between The Ropes

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2020 254:32

Join Brian Fritz (@brianfritz) and Michael A. Wiseman (@therealwiseman) for the BIGGEST #PROWRESTLING SHOW OF THE YEAR - a show too big for "just one night" - WWE WrestleMania 36! The guys — along with special guests — discuss all the action of night 1 as it happens including Daniel Bryan vs. Sami Zayn, Becky Lynch vs. Shayna Baszler, a three-way ladder match between John Morrison, Kofi Kingston and Jimmy Uso, Seth Rollins vs. Kevin Owens, the Universal title match between Bill Goldberg and Braun Strowman along with the cinematic BONEYARD MATCH featuring The Undertaker against AJ Styles.

WWF WrestleMania X-Seven Watch-Along | Between The Ropes

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2020 136:59

Join Brian Fritz (@brianfritz) and Michael A. Wiseman (@therealwiseman) for another pro wrestling watch along! This time, we'll be digging into the WrestleMania history books for one of the most critically-acclaimed pay-per-views of all time. We'll be checking out the top of WWF (WWE) WrestleMania X-Seven including the famous TLC match featuring The Dudley Boyz vs Edge and Christian vs The Hardy Boyz for the WWF Tag Team Championship, a Gimmick Battle Royale, The Undertaker vs HHH, and Stone Cold Steve Austin vs. The Rock in a No Disqualification match for the WWF Championship.

WWE Halftime Heat 1999 Watch-Along | Between The Ropes

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2020 67:04

Join Brian Fritz (@brianfritz) and Michael A. Wiseman (@therealwiseman) for a #prowrestling watch-along! We'll be checking out the first-ever WWE/WWF Halftime Heat (1999), which took place during SuperBowl XXXIII and was headlined by The Rock vs. Mankind in an Empty Arena for the WWF Championship.Watch along on the WWE Network here: https://watch.wwe.com/episode/Heat-11722

Between the Ropes is... back?! | Between The Ropes

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2020 46:19

While we're all in quarantine for Coronavirus/COVID-19, Brian Fritz (@BrianFritz) & Michael A. Wiseman (@therealwiseman) have decided to make your time in isolation just a little bit easier with a BRAND NEW, LIVE Between the Ropes broadcast! We're going to be discussing how wild things are in America right now and how it is affecting the pro wrestling industry (including WrestleMania and AEW Blood & Guts), and talk a little bit about our plans for the near-term future...Join us, won't you?

NXT Debuts on USA, AEW is Dynamite, The Fiend Wants Gold | Between The Ropes (Ep. 750)

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2019 88:45

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss NXT's debut on USA Network, the possible rotating cast of talent on the brand, possible matches coming, AEW Dynamite, Kenny Omega comments, an uneventful Clash of Champions, the upcoming WWE Draft, Bray Wyatt and Brock Lesnar destined for titles in WWE reset, and your questions.

WWE Clash of Champions, What to Expect with NXT, Impact and ROH Landscape | Between The Ropes (Ep. 749)

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2019 93:45

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss WWE TV from MSG, Kevin Owens "fired", KOTR finals moving to Raw, if anything notable will happen at Clash of Champions, what to expect from NXT on USA Network, if TakeOvers are on the move, Impact moving to AXS TV and possible ripple effects, ROH TV, AEW unanswered things, and your questions.

The Case of the Missing AEW Championship, Looking Back at All Out, Catching Up on WWE | Between The Ropes (Ep. 748)

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2019 75:04

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the missing AEW Championship and the twists and turns of what happened with it. Then they talk about All Out including Chris Jericho becoming the first-ever AEW champion, if he was the right choice, thoughts on the entire show and where AEW looks to be going when it starts TV and its upcoming Full Gear PPV. Plus, they discuss the best match of the weekend, what's going on in WWE including King of the Ring, Erick Rowan coming clean, and Bayley turning heel along with your questions.

AEW All Out Preview, Chris Jericho or Adam Page, NXT Narrative | Between The Ropes (Ep.747)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2019 102:00

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss AEW All Out, if Chris Jericho or Adam Page should be the first-ever AEW world champion, Jon Moxley being off the show and Kenny Omega now facing PAC, what they'll looking forward to at Starrcast including CM Punk and if that's the only place he'll appear this weekend, the narrative forming about NXT when it moves to USA Network, and your questions.

NXT Goes Prime Time, Wednesday Night Wars, Raw + SmackDown Improving? | Between The Ropes (Ep. 746)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2019 112:47

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss NXT moving to USA Network, going head to head with AEW on Wednesday nights, any possible changes to the brand and its presentation, and more. Then, they talk about the week of WWE TV from the latest in the campy whodunnit storyline, Buddy Murphy getting a big win, the new team of Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman, and if Raw and SmackDown are getting better. Plus, your question and some TV talk about the new seasons of GLOW and Mindhunter. (Warning: there are lots of show spoilers so if you haven't watched those shows yet, you 'll want to skip the end of the podcast. )

Ibushi Takes G129, Seth Rollins Rules WWE SummerSlam, Next for The Fiend | Between The Ropes (Ep. 745)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2019 103:53

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the finals of the NJPW G129 with Kota Ibushi winning the tournament, some of the best standouts, and where NJPW goes next. Plus, they talk NXT TakeOver: Toronto including the polarizing main event between Adam Cole and Johnny Gargano, NXT possibly headed to FS1, WWE SummerSlam with Seth Rollins winning the Universal Championship, The Fiend debuting and what could be next for him, Sasha Banks turning heel, and more including your questions.

Busy Weekend of WWE SummerSlam Weekend, NXT TakeOver, G129 and More | Between The Ropes (Ep. 744)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2019 101:27

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey look ahead to a busy wrestling weekend including WWE SummerSlam, the latest on the big whodunnit angle, what matches will or won't be on the show, and any possible surprised. Then the discuss NXT TakeOver: Toronto, the G129 standings going into the final days of the tournament, upcoming AEW TV tapings, and your questions.

WWE SummerSlam Preview with Dave LaGreca | Between The Ropes (Ep. 743)

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2019 53:56

Brian Fritz is joined by Dave LaGreca of the Busted Open Radio show to preview WWE SummerSlam, the matches announced so far and some others that haven't been, possible surprises and outcomes, the effect of the Canadian audience, and the Busted Open pre-show taking place at The Rec Room in Toronto (right across the street from Scotiabank Arena) from 3:00-5:00p ET on Sunday before SummerSlam.

WWE Whodunnit, SummerSlam Build, G1 Standings, and Tarantino Movies | Between The Ropes (Ep. 742)

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 31, 2019 98:38

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey talk about the WWE whodunnit on who tried to injured Roman Reigns to end SmackDown, the Brock Lesnar beatdown of Seth Rollins, building up to SummerSlam, the G1 standings at this point, AEW news and notes, and your questions along with movie talk about new releases including Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood".

AEW TV Start, CM Punk Talking, Raw Reunion + G129 So Far | Between The Ropes (Ep. 741)

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 24, 2019 97:07

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss AEW's TV start in the fall on Wednesday nights, CM Punk appearance at Starrcast III before All Out and if there could be something more than that, the Raw Reunion show and missed opportunities, ROH and NWA part ways, the G129 Climax so far, and more including your questions.

Busy Wrestling Weekend Recap, WWE Turns Back the Clock Heading to SummerSlam | Between The Ropes (Ep. 740)

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 17, 2019 102:32

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the busy weekend in wrestling including AEW Fight for the Fallen, plusses and minuses of the show, and where they are leading up to All Out. Then they dive into WWE Extreme Rules and Brock Lesnar once again the Universal Champion, how WWE has turned back the clock, why history matters, how SummerSlam is coming together, where we stand after the first four nights of the NJPW G129 and more.

Reimagining WWE, Raw Bad Habits, Crowded Wrestling Weekend | Between The Ropes (Ep. 739)

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2019 105:04

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the WWE Reimagined video on what would have happened if The Undertaker had gone to WCW and if there could (and should) be a match between 'Taker and Sting. Then, they talk about the big upcoming weekend including AEW Fight for the Fallen and Evolve shows on Saturday followed by WWE Extreme Rules on Sunday, a strange edition of Raw that took a big step back, the opening night of the G1 in Dallas along with other news and notes and your questions.

AEW Fyter Fest, Cody Chair Shot, Heyman + Bischoff Take Over WWE TV | Between The Ropes (Ep. 738)

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2019 103:09

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss AEW Fyter Fest, pros and cons of the show, and the Cody chair shot gone wrong, and Fight for the Fallen going head-to-head with EVOLVE on the WWE Network. Then they discuss Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff becoming the executive directors for Raw and SmackDown and the many questions surrounding that, why Paul Levesque didn't land one of those positions, the changes to WWE TV this week along with some ROH and Impact news and notes.

Seth Rollins Sounds Off, WWE Extreme Rules is Coming, AEW + ROH Weekend Shows | Between The Ropes (Ep. 737)

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2019 109:03

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss Seth Rollins' comments about WWE, his work, and Will Ospreay who got pulled into the discussion. They also look back the better than expected Stomping Grounds, how Extreme Rules is already coming together including The Undertaker who appeared on Raw. Plus, they look ahead to this weekend's AEW Fyter Fest and the ROH Best in the World shows and answer your questions.

AEW All Out sells out, NJPW G1 set, put on your boots for WWE Stomping Grounds | Between The Ropes (Ep. 736)

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2019 147:23

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the AEW All Out selling out in 15 minutes along with matches set for their upcoming shows, NJPW G129 field and blocks announced and who their favorites are, explaining what is going on with Bray Wyatt, the falloff of Braun Strowman, a preview of Sunday's WWE Stomping Grounds, how the card is coming together for NXT TakeOver: Toronto, your questions, and more.

NJPW Dominion, WWE Summer Blues, Not So Super ShowDown | Between The Ropes (Ep. 735)

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 12, 2019 123:17

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss NJPW Dominion including if some matches were too dangerous along with the main event between Kazuchika Okada and Chris Jericho, how the field is shaping up for the G1 tournament, WWE Super ShowDown with Shane McMahon beating Roman Reigns and the Goldberg - Undertaker match, WWE ratings and their summer funk as well as your questions.

Adam Cole wins NXT title, Jon Moxley speaks, BOSJ and WWE Super ShowDown Hype | Between The Ropes (Ep. 734)

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 5, 2019 134:09

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the finals of the New Japan "Best of Super Juniors" show including Will Ospreay's big win and Jon Moxley's NJPW debut, NXT TakeOver XXV including Adam Cole winning the NXT championship, Johnny Gargano's epic run, reaction to the Moxley interviews, the hype or lack thereof for WWE Super ShowDown, Lars Sullivan speaks, and your questions and more.

AEW DoN Recap, Jon Moxley Post-WWE, Wrestling Cool Factor | Between The Ropes (Ep. 733)

Play Episode Listen Later May 29, 2019 131:15

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss AEW Double or Nothing including how the show came off along with pros and cons, Jon Moxley's surprise debut and how his post-WWE career is looking, what's next for AEW, more Brock Lesnar cash-in teases on WWE TV, the 'cool' factor in wrestling, a preview of Saturday's NXT TakeOver XXV show along with your questions and some John Wick 3 talk.

Boom Box Brock, 24/7 Title Reax, Double or Nothing | Between The Ropes (Ep. 732)

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2019 114:57

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss WWE Money in the Bank including Brock Lesnar leaving with the men's briefcase and plans for him moving forward, Dolph Ziggler returning to attack Kofi Kingston, the new 24/7 title and the reaction to it, matches set for Super ShowDown in Saudi Arabia, Big E duping the internet, a preview of AEW Double or Nothing and the PAC situation along with your questions and THRONE TIME for one last time.

AEW Announces TV Deal, WWE Money in the Bank Preview | Between The Ropes (Ep. 731)

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2019 138:15

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss AEW's TV deal with TNT including what details we don't know yet, the forgetful week in WWE television, preview Money in the Bank, the Vince McMahon interview with Variety, Lars Sullivan fined, and your questions as well as Throne Talk!

Wild Card WWE Universe, AEW Hope, NJPW Roundup | Between The Ropes (Ep. 730)

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2019 124:26

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the new "wild card rule" in WWE and hotshot booking to help boost ratings, changes they would like to see made, comparing AEW with the XFL and what is riding on AEW, NJPW shows from over the weekend and who could challenge Okada going forward along with your questions and some Game of Thrones talk.

Jon Moxley is Back, Goldberg vs. Lesnar Again, WWE Viewership Slipping | Between The Ropes (Ep. 729)

Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2019 129:52

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the video showing the return of Jon Moxley and where his future could be, how WWE has treated his departure compared to others in the company that want to leave including The Revival, WWE ratings continuing to slide, how Money in the Bank is shaping up, Brock Lesnar facing Goldberg at the June 7 show in Saudi Arabia, the missing tag team division on SmackDown, Cody's promo leading up to the match against his brother Dustin, the NWA Crockett Cup show and your questions along with some Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones talk.

Busy Becky Lynch, Fun with Bray, Oh no KO! | Between The Ropes (Ep. 728)

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2019 125:44

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the never ending WWE Superstar Shakeup, Becky Lynch working double duty on Raw and SmackDown and the state of the WWE's women division, Bray Wyatt's return with the Firefly FunHouse, Kevin Owens turning on Kofi Kingston, how MITB is shaping up, the Crockett Cup and the NWA-ROH relationship, AEW Double or Nothing, and your questions.

Superstar Shakeup Experience, New WWE Matchups, Talent Speaking Out | Between The Ropes (Ep. 727)

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2019 112:05

Brian Fritz and Scott Fishman discuss the WWE Superstar Shakeup and the lack of excitement around it, the Viking Experience (!), who ended up where, new matchups, what are they doing with some people including EC3, talent speaking more and more, the vibe in the company right now, the lack of buzz surrounding Ring of Honor following the G1 Supercard, and more including your questions.

Everyone Loves Kofi, WrestleMania 35 Fallout, Shakeup Coming | Between The Ropes (Ep. 726)

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2019 106:33

Brian Fritz and Stew Myrick discuss Kofi Kingston winning the WWE Championship and the emotion surrounding that on both Raw and SmackDown, more WrestleMania 35 including Lars Sullivan debuting and Becky Lynch's new feud, next week's Superstar Shakeup and who might be on the move, AEW possibly getting closer to a TV deal and more including your questions.

WrestleMania 35 is in the Books! | Between The Ropes (Ep. 725)

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2019 69:19

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman recap WrestleMania 35 from their live perspective at MetLife Stadium featuring the first-ever women's Mania main event, all of the bell-to-bell action, what worked and what didn't, and a quick look at what could be next.

NXT TakeOver Kills it Again, Previewing G1 Supercard + WrestleMania 35 | Between The Ropes (Ep. 724)

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2019 101:22

WrestleMania Week is Here! | Between The Ropes (Ep. 723)

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2019 92:24

Brian Fritz and Spencer Davies discuss the WrestleMania week including the final build to WrestleMania 35, main-eventers losing their minds and a new stipulation for their match, Kofi Kingston speaks his mind, the best kind of reality storylines, NXT TakeOver and the G1 Supercard, and more including your questions.

Women to Main Event WrestleMania 35, Kofi's Finally In, G1 Supercard Set | Between The Ropes (Ep. 722)

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2019 107:39

Brian Fritz and Jason Powell of ProWrestling.net discuss the decision to have the first-even women's main event at WrestleMania between Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair, Kofi Kingston finally get his match against Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship, the level of excitement for the show less than two weeks ago, the G1 Supercard lineup now set including Jay White vs. Kazuchika Okada for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship, and more including your questions.

Kofi's Quest, Loaded WrestleMania, G1 Supercard Coming Together | Between The Ropes (Ep. 721)

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2019 104:34

Brian Fritz and Stew Myrick discuss the Kofi Kingston storyline and the direction Big E and Xavier Woods have taken it on social media, Baron Corbin backlash, what exactly is WrestleMania in 2019, how loaded the show is, what match feels the most important, possible roles for John Cena and The Undertaker, the ROH 17th Anniversary show, how the G1 Supercard is shaping up, Matt Taven as a top guy, and your questions.

WWE Goes Reality, Putting Together WrestleMania 35 + G1 Supercard | Between The Ropes (Ep. 720)

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2019 80:22

Brian Fritz and Mike Sempervive discuss WWE bringing reality into storylines leading into WrestleMania 35, what other matches could be added to the big show, how the G1 Supercard is shaping up and who will win the New Japan Cup, and a look at the ROH 17th Anniversary show.

The Strange, Weird, and Good in WWE Leading to Fastlane and WrestleMania | Between The Ropes (Ep. 719)

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2019 97:04

Brian Fritz and Jason Powell of ProWrestling.net discuss the weird and strange in WWE from the Becky Lynch/Ronda Rousey/Charlotte Flair storyline, "real" feuds including Triple H versus Batista, The Shield reunion, Tommaso Ciampa's injury and the timing of him being called up, Daniel Bryan as WWE Champion and Kofi Kingston's rise, Fastlane, and more including your questions.

Roman Reigns is Back, Vince McMahon is a Meanie | Between The Ropes (Ep. 718)

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 27, 2019 88:28

Brian Fritz and Stew Myrick discuss Roman Reigns coming back to WWE following his battle with leukemia and what could be next for him in the ring, Vince McMahon again being the mean guy by screwing over Kofi Kingston in favor of Kevin Owens, a theory on WWE booking, Batista's return, how WWE could have taken a page from Office Space, the latest in the Becky Lynch/Ronda Rousey/Charlotte Flair storyline, and your questions.

Weird Week in WWE, What Are We on the Road To? | Between The Ropes (Ep. 717)

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2019 96:48

Brian Fritz and Dave LaGreca discuss the weird week in WWE from the Elimination Chamber to Raw and SmackDown, NXT call-ups, lack of direction and continuity, if Kofi Kingston will win the WWE Championship, what matches might happen at WrestleMania, and more. Then, Brian answers your questions and gives Oscars predictions.

The Man is Suspended, Elimination Chamber, New IWGP Champion | Between The Ropes (Ep. 716)

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2019 111:09

Brian Fritz and Stew Myrick discuss the latest twist in the Becky Lynch storyline with her being replaced by Charlotte Flair at WrestleMania, the reaction to the angle, and if it would be better to have 1-on-1 match between Lynch and Ronda Rousey or a triple threat match including Charlotte. Plus, they talk the week in WWE TV, Sunday's Elimination Chamber, Jay White becoming the IWGP Heavyweight Champion, AEW buzz withe the quick sellout of "Double or Nothing", and your questions.

AEW Presser, WWE Business + Future on Fox, Rumor Mongering | Between The Ropes (Ep. 715)

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2019 100:38

Brian Fritz is joined by Mike Sempervive to talk about the All Elite Wrestling press conference, its relationship with AAA, new signings including Kenny Omega, and matches announced for the Double or Nothing show. Plus, the discuss the WWE fiscal quarter and yearly report, SmackDown on Fox or possibly on FS1 along with NXT, rumor mongering about possible talent signings, the Becky Lynch/Ronda Rousey/McMahon's storyline, and your questions.

NXT TakeOver + WWE Royal Rumble Fallout, Mania Coming, Dean Ambrose Leaving (Ep. 714)

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2019 84:47

Brian Fritz and Dave LaGreca discuss NXT TakeOver and WWE Royal Rumble from the weekend, how WrestleMania 35 is already starting to come together, Becky Lynch vs. Ronda Rousey, what's next for Charlotte and Asuka, inter-gender matches, who Daniel Bryan might face come Mania, Dean Ambrose reportedly leaving the company, and your questions.

Ready for WWE Royal Rumble + NXT TakeOver Weekend?! (Ep. 713)

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2019 119:38

Brian Fritz and Mike Sempervive discuss this Sunday's WWE Royal Rumble including who may be in the Rumble matches, the favorites and possible outcomes and scenarios, NXT TakeOver: Phoenix, what they're looking forward to the most this weekend, how much legends matter now in WWE, Ronda Rousey's future, Impact talent joining NXT, possible AEW working relationships, and your questions.

WWE Debuts, Royal Rumble Change, Talent War Intensifies (Ep. 712)

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2019 123:06

Brian Fritz and Stew Myrick discuss the week in WWE including the less than spectacular debuts for former NXT talent, the taming of Braun Strowman and Ronda Rousey, the big change to the Royal Rumble with Finn Balor now facing Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship, and the "racy" female segments. Plus, they discuss the intensifying of the talent war between companies, talk of several WWE talents that want out of their deals, ROH and MLW involvement, and answers to your questions.

Intro to All Elite Wrestling, Road to Royal Rumble (Ep. 711)

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2019 141:12

Brian Fritz and Mike Sempervive discuss the All Elite Wrestling introduction rally, who is with the company right now, a possible TV deal, and ramifications that AEW could have the wrestling business. Then, they talk about how the WWE Royal Rumble is coming together and leading to WrestleMania, Lars Sullivan and the launch of the NXT UK Performance Center followed by your questions.

All Elite Wrestling News, WK13 Preview, Best of 2018 (Ep. 710)

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 2, 2019 113:01

Brian Fritz and Stew Myrick discuss All Elite Wrestling, what we know about it right now and speculation about the group as it comes together, the growing talent wars between promotions, and the political ramifications between AEW and other groups. Plus, they preview NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 13 including their predictions, take a look back at the best matches and wrestlers of 2018, briefly discuss the breaking news of the passing of "Mean" Gene Okerlund along with answers to your questions.

2018 Biggest Pro Wrestling News Stories, 2019 Bold Predictions (Ep.709)

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2018 155:40

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman look back at the biggest wrestling news stories in what was a very busy and newsworthy 2018, share some predictions for 2019, and answer your questions.

'Fresh Start' Coming to WWE, TLC, The Elite + All Elite (Ep. 708)

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2018 102:52

Brian Fritz and Spencer Davies discuss WWE TLC, the 'fresh start' coming to WWE, what changes they would like to see happen and what they think will actually happen, the six call-ups from NXT and where they could each land, ROH Final Battle, The Elite leaving the company and All Elite Wrestling, along with your questions.

Monday Night Nitro, the 'New' Daniel Bryan, and Big Weekend Shows (Ep. 707)

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2018 78:02

Brian Fritz and Spencer Davies discuss WWE TV including the Nitro-esque feel of RAW, how the "new" Daniel Bryan is the best thing in WWE right now, the big weekend of shows between WWE TLC and ROH Final Battle, Cody, the Young Bucks, and Adam Page likely ROH departure, the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 13 lineup, and your questions.

Remembering Dynamite Kid, WWE TV, Wrestling Arms Race (Ep. 706)

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2018 109:06

Brian Fritz and Mike Sempervive discuss the passing of Tom "Dynamite Kid" Billington and his legacy both the good and the bad, the week in WWE TV, if Ronda Rousey is overexposed, Daniel Bryan as a heel, WWE changing its WrestleMania week schedule, and the growing arms race in wrestling.

What Happened to Monday Night Raw (Ep. 705)

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2018 127:16

Brian Fritz is joined by Mike Sempervive to discuss the mess that was WWE RAW on Monday night, why the show has gotten so boring, what is missing and some ways to liven it up. Plus, they discuss SmackDown, ROH Final Battle which could be the last for a bunch of wrestlers whose contracts are ending, NJPW Wrestle Kingdom, Walter signing with WWE NXT UK and then answers to your questions.

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