PWTorch Dailycast features a line-up of seven weekly shows, with a new episode on each day of the week with a different focus. The lineup currently features shows dedicated to NXT, ROH, AEW, MLW, and Impact Wrestling, plus MMATalk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Wrestling Night in America covering pro wrest…
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In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Darrin Lilly to preview, match by match, WWE Crown Jewel and Impact Bound for Glory. They also take phone calls and emails on NXT, Adam Page, Big E's next challenger, and more.
This week's Deep Dive features Kristoffer Ealy (@kmEZdoesit), 1/2 of the Post's Nubian Wrestling Advocates podcast. Kris talks about the week of billionaires at odds, his thoughts on what worked and what didn't Friday night for AEW and WWE, as well as his contribution to "Sell me On," a new recurring topic where the guest can try to sell the listening audience on a topic/match/wrestler/story/promotion that doesn't get the love it deserves.
This week's “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the Oct. 12, 2016 and Oct. 15 episodes. First up, Wade Keller hosts the mid-week flagship with PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill. They discuss the hot topics of the week with a particular focus on the legacy of Goldberg in the Monday Night War era, the prospects of his match against Brock Lesnar, analysis of Paul Heyman's challenge on Monday's Raw, and where Lesnar and Goldberg go from here. Also, the expansion of Hell in a Cell matches, A.J. Styles's promo last night, Shane McMahon's emasculation of wrestlers, and more including callers questions and email questions.Then in a bonus show, PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill guest hosts the “Saturday Morning Wrestling” PWTorch Livecast with his guest, former WCW wrestler The Stro. They focus on Stro's run in Smoky Mountain Wrestling as Robbie Eagle, plus his first WCW appearances, his time in Memphis for the USWA, and his current film and television projects.
Mike and Andrew preview what could be an eventful Friday night, as Rampage and Smackdown go head to head. What does it all mean? Would it even be considered a win for AEW if they beat Smackdown?
In this Dailycast episode, Chris Maitland and Justin McClelland discuss all things in Ring of Honor including ROH announcing that Final Battle will take place with fans in attendance, the Briscoes appearing in GCW, a review of this week's television show (SOS vs. Dalton Castle and Dak Draper, Willow vs. Angelina Love vs. Miranda Alize and OGK vs. Bandido and Rey Horus), a discussion of ROH Week by Week and Women's Wednesday, and a review of FTR vs. LSG and Lee Moriarty from AEW Dark Elevation. In the VIP portion, Chris and Justin discuss the implications of ROH wrestlers becoming available to wrestle independent matches.
Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Carmelo Hayes cashing in his title shot, the Halloween Havoc card taking shape, the lack of subtlety in high-concept gimmicks, and more.
On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC Fight Night, headlined by Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern. They give a quick preview of the UFC's upcoming Fight Night, headlined by Aspen Ladd vs. Norma Dumont. Rick gives an extended review of the massive boxing bout between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. The show closes with Robert giving a quick preview of Junior dos Santos' pro wrestling debut in AEW.
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Brandon LeClair for a review of MLW Fightland. They also talk WWE Draft night two and the Queen's Crown/King of the Ring tournament. They take calls and emails on AEW's TBS Title, Impact Knockouts Knockdown, "Rhodes to the Top," and more.
This week, JP Houlihan of GRAPPLApp joins to talk about the recent purchase of Newcastle United by the Saudi Government and how similar it is to the WWE programming with regard to whitewashing the regime's issues, Arsenal chat, "Rhodes to the Top" episode one, particularly JP's thoughts on the Cody "won't go heel" thoughts, Big E's weekend and how strongly it reinforces the WWE Champ being himself, WrestleUniverse's current sale and promotions to watch during the 9.99 yen in 2022 for wrestling now deal, and more. After we finish wrestling, a spoiler warning is given and the Deep Dive "lights out" podcast talks Squid Game, and a bonus interview with MLW's Alicia Atout is featured, where Alicia discusses MLW Fightland's media roundtable, her start as an interviewer, and how Alicia tolerates Natalia Klass.
This week's “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the Sept. 25, 2016 episode featuring PWTorch contributor Jim Valley 's interview with Queen Kong from the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. She talks about her training, a weird meeting with the Fabulous Moolah, her thoughts on David McClane from GLOW, wrestling a real bear and writing the iconic GLOW rap theme song. From acting to Roller Derby to wrestling, she's lived an amazing life. Parental Guidance Suggested.
In this episode of new Dailycast show "Honor Speak," Chris Maitland and Justin McClelland discuss all things in Ring of Honor including Jonathan Gresham entering the World Title chance and recruiting Josh Woods to join the Foundation, a review of this week's television show (The Briscoes vs. Taylor Rust and Alex Zayne and Vlnce Unltd vs. Four Unknown Opponents), a discussion of ROH Week by Week and Women's Wednesday, and a review of Jonathan Gresham vs. Minoru Suzuki from GCW. In the VIP portion, Chris and Justin discuss their favorite matches in ROH involving Hispanic wrestlers in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Mike and Andrew begin this week's show with a LIVE REACTION to the Casino Ladder Match, as they started recording before Dynamite ended. Then they take listener emails, react to Twitch comments, and talk about Hangman Page becoming the No. 1 contender, including what happens to Bryan Danielson now.
Nate Lindberg and Tom Stoup dive into the mailbag and take your calls to discuss Rose vs. Moon, Jones vs. Knight, Gacy vs. Jiro, Jade vs. Monet, Dunne vs. Grimes, Blade vs. DeAngelo, Indi Hartwell vs. Mae Ying, GYV vs. MSK. vs. Briggs & Jensen vs. Hayes & Williams, and more.
On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the most recent UFC Fight Night, headlined by Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker. They give a quick rundown of the upcoming UFC Fight Night, headlined by Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez. Rick gives his preview of Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder III. The show closes with the guys giving their take on the UFC offering UFC 267 at no cost.
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Jon Mezzera to break down, with callers, the first night of the WWE Draft. They also preview night two, taking place Monday on Raw. Other topics include the NJPW G1, WWE's upcoming King of the Ring/Queen's Crown tournaments, and more.
This week marks the return of Brandon, and we chat Stanford-Oregon to start, which then jumps into why Brandon is getting into AEW, what still sticks in his craw regarding the promotion, Hit Row coming to Smackdown, "Heels" and thoughts on Wild Bill's similarity to Ric Flair, Armed Anderson (of course!), and a spoiler-free/spoiler-ish review of "Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage."
This week's “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the Sept. 30, 2016 episode with Travis Bryant of the East Coast Cast hosting a Friday wrap-up episode with live calls discussing the latest news & events, including Jamie Noble stabbed, the Dusty Rhodes Tag Classic, recent WWE booking choices, and more.
In the debut of new Dailycast show "Honor Speak," Chris Maitland and Justin McClelland discuss all things in Ring of Honor including Rush potentially leaving the promotion, Trish Adora staying in ROH, a review of this week's television show (PJ Black vs. Brian Johnson and Jay Lethal vs. Kenny King vs. Shane Taylor vs. Brody King), and a discussion of ROH Week by Week (Eli Isom vs. Ryan Mooney). In the VIP portion, Chris and Justin preview the next two weeks of ROH TV.
Mike and Andrew begin this week's show talking about Sammy Guevara's big win and Cody's new show. They also talk about what's next for Miro, Darby Allin, Arn Anderson, and the TNT Title.
Nate Lindberg, Tom Stoup, and Kevin Cattani talk about more of the NXT 2.0 changes, Gonzalez vs. Monet, B-Fab vs. Lopez, Quinn vs. Lorcan, Toxic Attraction vs. Shirai & Stark, Boa vs. Chase, Waller vs. Strong, Holland vs. KOR, Bron Breakker's upside, and more.
On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC 266. Rick gives his thoughts on Anthony Joshua getting upset by Oleksandr Usyk. They give a preview of the upcoming UFC Fight Night, headlined by Thiago Santos and Johnny Walker, discuss Brian Danielson's debut match in AEW, and close the show by reviewing the latest edition of "Dark Side of the Ring."
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down, with callers (including an on-site correspondent) and emailers, the WWE Extreme Rules PPV. Topics include how the show affects the upcoming WWE Draft, the ending of the main event, the Smackdown Women's Title scene, and more.
This week's “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the Sept. 25, 2016 episode following WWE's Night of Champions with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks. They discuss the first Raw-brand PPV featuring all titles on the line, plus two live correspondents in Indianapolis with their in-person perspectives. Matches included Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE Universal Title, Rusev vs. Roman Reigns for the U.S. Title, Charlotte vs. Sasha Banks vs. Bayley for the Raw Women's Title, Chris Jericho vs. Sami Zayn, Cesaro vs. Sheamus in their Best of Seven Series final, T.J. Perkins vs. The Brian Kendrick for the Cruiserweight Title.
This week's super-sized Deep Dive goes to the movies! Brother Nate Milton of the Nubian Wrestling Advocates (NWA) of Post Wrestling joins Rich and fellow Torch teammate Sam McCoy to discuss odd couple tag teams, but via the conceit of odd couple buddy action films "Demolition Man" and "The Hitman's Bodyguard." Nate and Sam break down the history, their favorite tag teams of this format, what wrestling can glean from such films, and of course, what in God's name do we do with the three seashells?
Mike and Andrew begin this week's show talking about Cody Rhodes, who believes he's still a babyface but is clearly not. Then they shift to a beautiful match between Kenny Omega and Bryan Danielson. Was this AEW's biggest night? Maybe. The guys discuss if this show will outdraw Raw, and share thoughts on every other match on the card.
Ryan Sullivan and Tyler Sage say farewell to the Podcast of Honor, and Chris Maitland previews the new ROH-centric show that will begin next week. Chris and Tyler also break down this week's episode of ROH television.
Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the continued exposition of a large number of new TV talents, the next step toward Ciampa-Breakker, continuing thoughts on USA Network's reaction to the changes, and more.
On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC main event between Anthony Smith and Ryan Spann. They discuss the inherent weirdness of Yoel Romero's Bellator debut, preview a massive 266 card, and talk about the most recent episode of Dark Side of the Ring, focusing on "The Plane Ride From Hell." The show closes with a quick look at AEW's massive week ahead.
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Nate Lindberg for a match-by-match preview of WWE Extreme Rules. They also take phone calls and emails on NXT 2.0, Tessa Blanchard, Dark Side of the Ring, and more.
This week, James McNicholas of The Athletic and Arsecast Extra returns to talk about his new book "The Champ and the Chump," which looks at the history of his grandfather in the world of boxing juxtaposed with James's less hard times-fueled lifestyle, AEW and WWE's work signings and departures, hope for Arsenal's season post the Interlull, and more.
Chris Maitland joins the Podcast of Honor as the new permanent host, and is joined by Tyler Sage. This week, they break down the Death Before Dishonor PPV, as well as this week's TV, which tied in greatly to the PPV.
This week's “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the Sept. 16, 2016 episode with Bruce Mitchell & Travis Bryant taking live calls on a wide array of topics including the stellar WWE Cruiserweight Tournament, the history of Vince McMahon's family favoring big men wrestlers and what that means to the future of cruiserweights being featured, the prospects of Seth Rollins as a centerpiece babyface, plus Chris Jericho, Kevin Owens, Hulk Hogan, Triple H and NXT, and more. Callers including Jason from Australia.
Mike and Andrew begin this week's show talking about the decision to put Bryan Danielson vs. Kenny Omega on Dynamite next week. The conversation shifts when they take emails, specifically on why Vince McMahon was so willing to let Adam Cole walk.
Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover an NXT reset with a large number of new TV talents, a new NXT Champion crowned in a four-way match, the rare successful wrestling wedding, and more.
On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey talk about the Thriller boxing card featuring the likes of Vitor Belfort, Tito Ortiz, and Anderson Silva. They also discuss Yoel Romero's Bellator debut, and they close the show by discussing the upcoming episodes of "Dark Side of the Ring."
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, former Gonzo & The Greg producer Kurt Hoffman joins Greg to discuss their impressions of AEW All Out from last Sunday. They also talk about the difference in AEW from 2019 to 2021, NXT's upcoming changes, and more.
This week, Kylin returns to drop some fun knowledge on PPV theme songs, their fits to the cards used, and a discussion on the shows overall. Shows include WrestleManias 22 & 23, Survivor Series 02 & 04, and, finally, No Mercy 05.
This week's “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the Sept. 11, 2016 episode with PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks hosting the Backlash PPV post-game show with live calls breaking down the first Smackdown-brand PPV including Dean Ambrose vs. A.J. Styles, plus Becky Lynch, Baron Corbin, Bray Wyatt, the Usos, Alexa Bliss, and more.
This week, Ryan and Tyler break down the Semi-finals of the Women's Tournament and preview the Death Before Dishonor PPV coming up this Sunday. They also talk about all the big news in AEW, and Tyler gives a recap of GCW in the past 18 months in the VIP section.
Mike and Andrew are back! They react to All Out, which we know was a few days ago, but c'mon, the show was so damn good they had to talk about it some more on this week's pod. Then they discuss this week's Dynamite, including the controversial MJF promo and more.
Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover MSK vs. Burch & Lorcan leading to the latter's exit from their faction, The Creed Brothers in their first excellent enhancement match, bachelorette and bachelor parties, and more.
On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest offering from the UFC, including a breakdown of the main event between Derek Brunson and Darren Till. They give a brief rundown of the upcoming UFC fight card, give their thoughts on the upcoming boxing bouts featuring Tito Ortiz vs. Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort vs. Evander Holyfield, and close the show with an extended conversation about AEW's All Out PPV and the current state of pro wrestling.
Mike McMahon fills in for Greg Parks and takes live calls following AEW All Out. Topics include the debuts of Bryan Danielson, Adam Cole, Ruby Soho, Minoru Suzuki, Kenny Omega beating Christian, a stunning tag-team cage match, and a lot more.
This week, Will Cooling returns to talk about the NXT Japan branch closing and potential fallout with NXT UK, NXT's fatal flaw prior to the changes, Chase Owens' crude response to wrestling match critique, a bit of Premier League chat regarding Ronaldo and blackouts, and a mini AEW All Out preview.
This week's “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to Sept. 3, 2016 with PWTorch contributor Jim Valley hosting the “Saturday Morning Wrestling” Livecast with nostalgia topics and live calls, plus a live interview with Jeanie Clark, a/k/a Lady Blossom, who worked in multiple wrestling promotions on air including as a valet for Chris Adams and Steve Austin. She talks about her travels, her heartbreak, her addictions, and her recovery. It's a fascinating glimpse into the 1980s and early '90s territory days for a woman from England orienting herself to the pro wrestling industry and dealing with the ups and downs that came with that lifestyle.
The guys lead off the show this week talking about why Christian makes sense in the All Out main event. No, really. What's next for CM Punk after Darby? Could Punk turn heel? Full thoughts on the go-home Dynamite and a lot more.
This week, Ryan and Tyler share a "best of" episode with three of their favorite interviews of the past. These interviews are all part of the PWTorch VIP archive, with many more great interviews in the Podcast of Honor Archives. Caprice Coleman talks BLM, Rok-C introduces herself to the ROH audience, and Jay Lethal does a rare interview.
On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC Fight Night, headlined by Giga Chikadze vs. Edson Barboza. They preview the upcoming Fight Night card, headlined by Derek Brunson vs. Darren Till. They discuss the fallout of the boxing match between Tyron Woodley and Jake Paul. They close the show by talking about their expectations for CM Punk's in-ring debut with AEW.
SHOW SUMMARY: Kelly Wells and Nate Lindberg talk about tonight's NXT on USA telecast including Tommaso Ciampa vs. Ridge Holland and Johnny Gargano vs. L.A. Knight. They also assess the real, perceived, and expected changes to NXT so far and what to expect next, plus an overview of the Breakout Star tournament wrestlers and predict who will stick around a while. Kelly also talks about his surprising encounter with the daughter of a famous wrestler earlier in the day.
This is a double-header with the All Elite Aftershow (delayed edition) and a bonus AEW Rampage Post-show with Tyler Sage & Javier Machado, usually a VIP-exclusive. Both shows talk C.M. Punk and the latest in AEW.
SHOW SUMMARY: In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Ryan Droste for a full match-by-match preview of AEW All Out. They also take phone calls and e-mails on the upcoming WWE video game, the future of 205 Live, Bray Wyatt in AEW, NWA Empowerrr, Braun Strowman's future, and more.