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30+ year veteran Hall of Fame pro wrestling journalist Wade Keller from Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter and PWTorch.com discusses the top stories of the week in pro wrestling with top level guest cohosts and interviews pro wrestling's newsmakers each week.

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    WKPWP AEW Double or Nothing PPV Preview: Full preview with Wade & Rich + last year's Post-Double or Nothing Roundtable with Wade, Rich, Todd

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 184:40

    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special AEW Double or Nothing PPV Preview edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch Newsletter columnist Rich Fann. They discuss the entire announced line-up of the PPV including the pros and cons of doing a title change from Hangman Page to C.M. Punk and predicting what is likely. Also, thoughts on the move of the PPVs from Saturdays to Sundays.Then in a bonus, we present what was previously the VIP-exclusive AEW Double or Nothing 2021 Post-PPV Roundtable with Wade, Rich, and Todd Martin last year including the Stadium Stampede, Kenny Omega vs. Orange Cassidy vs. Pac, The Young Bucks vs. Jon Moxley & Eddie Kingston, Hikaru Shida vs. Brit Baker, Sting & Darby vs. Scorpio Sky & Ethan Page, the Casino Battle Royal, Miro vs. Lance Archer, and Hangman Page vs. Brian Cage, plus the Mark Henry announcement.

    WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Fann: Sasha & Naomi fallout, industry and fan reaction, wrestler and management perspectives, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 117:18

    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch Newsletter columnist Rich Fann. They discuss at length the developments and ramification of the Sasha Banks & Naomi walkout and the reaction to it from WWE, Pat McAfee, Booker T, Corey Graves, and social media. They also compare the way WWE is handling Sasha and Naomi walking out to various TV shows over the decades that dealt with replacing stars. Then they hit some rapid-fire topics including the unification of the Raw and Smackdown tag titles, the emotional Riddle promo, the botches in the Miz vs. Cody Rhodes match, ticket sales for Clash at the Castle, and the chemistry between the Gunn Brothers and Max Caster.

    WKPWP Interview Classics with Kevin Eck (5 Yrs Ago) & Johnny Gargano (10 Yrs. Ago): Ex-creative talks rejected storylines, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 158:26

    In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back five years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's May 18, 2017 interview with former WWE Creative Team member Kevin Eck who discusses Randy Orton's comments critical of Indy Style wrestling, a list of rejected storylines, details on the writing process, Roman Reigns's current character, Sasha Banks losing to Alicia Fox, Adam Cole, the struggle of some wrestlers to win over Vince McMahon, Vince's ability to create stars, Ring of Honor's big angle last weekend, and more with live callers and emails.Then in a bonus Interview Classic, we jump back ten years (5-9-2012) to an interview with Johnny Gargano. PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill & PWTorch columnist Sean Radican interview DGUSA champion Gargano on his title run, this weekend's Evolve iPPVs on WWNLive.com including Gargano's next title defense, how he started in the wrestling business, and much more. Plus, reality TV star/former TNA personality Jonny Fairplay makes an appearance to talk about his role on this weekend's Evolve iPPVs. In the VIP Aftershow, McNeill is joined by PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell for a review of the news of the week, Live Events Center, and a VIP Mailbag question.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (5-15-2012): Keller & Powell discuss NXT revamp, Lesnar-Triple H, Bischoff, Styles, Cena charity work, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 147:52

    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (5-15-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls and answer emails focused primarily on Raw the previous night including the final hype for Over the Limit, Brock Lesnar-Triple H hype, the heavy-handed promotion of John Cena's charity work, the early reports of NXT being revamped and taping TV shows at Full Sail University, ROH technical issues, Eric Bischoff, and more. In the VIP Aftershow they discuss the physical changes in A.J. Styles, the 40 year old stars peaking in TNA lately, early praise for Christopher Daniels & Frankie Kazarian as a tag team, and more on Raw.

    WKPWP Interview Classics with Hacksaw Duggan & Jerry Lynn (10 Yrs Ago): McMahon as a boss, hazing and ribbing, wrestler pensions, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 154:40

    In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's May 18, 2012 interview with "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan as the "Interview Friday" guest. Wade Keller and Bruce Mitchell interview the former WWF, Mid-South, and WCW star about his new autobiography including a variety of subjects on a lack of wrestler pension, hazing and ribbing that went too far, Vince McMahon compared to Bill Watts as a boss, his evolution over the years as a wrester and character, and more. After the interview, Keller and Mitchell discuss Sting on WWE.com, Evolve's new concept, The Avengers, and more.Then in a bonus interview from ten years ago (4-25-12), PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill interviews former ECW champion Jerry Lynn covering the ECW Reunion show this weekend, various stories from his WWE and ECW runs, where he fits in today's independent wrestling scene, his top all-time opponents, current physical condition, challenges of wrestling with a mask, the cradle piledriver, and much more.

    WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk Sasha & Naomi controversy, Flair's planned return, Cody-Seth, Ezekiel, disgruntled MJF, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 120:28

    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net. They discuss these topics:- Sasha Banks & Naomi walk out right before Raw- Ric Flair training for an in-ring return at age 73 at Starrcast- MJF disgruntled with AEW and looking toward a jump to WWE- Who would Vince McMahon want from AEW's roster other than MJF?- Ezekiel, Elias, Kevin Owens- Cody's promo on Raw challenging Seth Rollins to a Hell in a Cell match- Theory's potential to be a centerpiece main event act- Roman Reigns's contract situation and where he stands as a legendary top WWE star- AEW Dynamite's line-up for Wednesday night- Mandy Rose's progress in NXT prospects to have impact on main roster

    WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (5-17-2017): Keller & Powell talk Bayley's push. Styles's push, Cole and O'Reilly's NXT potential, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 150:31

    In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (5-17-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell discuss the push of Jinder Mahal and his match against Randy Orton on Sunday, Jinder on Jericho's podcast, NXT Takeover's line-up and the state of NXT's roster today compared to several months ago, Bayley's push, Orton's shots at indy style, and much more with callers. Then, in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, they discuss A.J. Styles's status on roster after recent win-loss record, Kurt Angle's performance as G.M., Adam Cole and Kyle O'Reilly's NXT potential, Fashion Files, is Braun Strowman's injury a setback, is the NWA nostalgia or history and what cache does it have for Billy Corgan at this point, and more including mailbag topics.

    WKPWP Interview Classics with Sean Waltman (5 Yrs Ago) & Kevin Kelly (10 Yrs Ago): Bullying in wrestling, Reigns, Rock for President, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2022 184:53

    In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back five years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's May 11, 2017 interview with Sean “X-Pac” Waltman who talks about the prospects of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson running for president and if he thinks Rock showed traits consistent with a potential president during his time around him WWE, the upside for Shinsuke Nakamura, the current push of Roman Reigns, what Vince McMahon is like now compared to 20 years ago, his reaction to the hazing and bullying in WWE over the years, this days in the NWO and GWF, and more including phone calls and emails.Then in a bonus Interview Classic, we jump back ten years to a May 2, 2012 interview with ROH announcer Kevin Kelly conducted by PWTorch columnists Pat McNeill & Sean Radican. They, along with live callers, cover a number of subjects including ROH's iPPV future (Kelly says an announcement is coming soon), current ROH storylines, the Border Wars show next weekend, calling the incredible Michael Elgin vs. Davey Richards match, background on how he came up with the Stephanie McMahon/Triple H marriage angle in WWF, various WWE stories, and much more. In the VIP Aftershow, McNeill and Radican go through the Live Events Center and review the latest news.

    WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin: Is AEW's Long Island bit a distraction from what counts? Top developments from Dynamite, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 150:57

    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin, a PWTorch VIP analyst. They begin by asking whether the Long Island bit is just distracting from what's important as AEW heads into Double or Nothing. Then full reviews of AEW Dynamite, WWE Smackdown, WWE Monday Night Raw, NXT 2.0, and UFC.There is also a bonus segment featuring part of this week's Fix Mailbag including these topics:- Has the AEW Women's Division overall helped or hurt the quality of the shows?- If Tony Khan could only sign Will Ospreay or Zack Sabre Jr., who would be the best choice?- Why are people into Hook? Where will he be in three years?- What is wrong with distraction finishes considering they're been part of wrestling for decades?

    WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (5-8-2012): Keller & Powell discuss Heyman's return, WWE's flawed portrayal of heels, Laurinantis, calls

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 142:41

    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (5-8-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls and answer emails focused primarily on Raw the previous night including the wisdom of advertising that John Cena would not appear in person in the arena, thoughts on Paul Heyman's return, reaction to the four-way for the World Title, thoughts on PPV match order, Keller's Outrage of the Week on Raw regarding the portrayal of top heels, thoughts on C.M. Punk suggesting a Twitter follower kill himself, what's wrong with TNA's Gut Check segments, and more.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (5-10-2017): Keller & Soucek talk Jericho's self-assessment of latest run, Rock on Presidential aspirations

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 117:55

    In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (5-10-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by PWTorch contributor Andrew Soucek to discuss a wide array of topics on the Mid-Week Flagship edition including Chris Jericho's self-assessment of his latest run in WWE and whether he engaged in his tendency to inflate his self-worth, reaction to Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson saying he might run for President of the United States, does Billy Corgan's purchase of the NWA mean anything in 2017, reaction to Batista's latest statements on his desire to return to WWE and whom he'd like to wrestle, potential major changes in how WWE reaches fans on television, the states of Impact wrestling pro and con, the potential impact on ROH of the Sinclair-Tribune deal, and more on pro wrestlers utilizing social media in a counter-productive way. Live callers mix into the conversation on several of the above topics.

    WKPWP Interview Classic (10 Yrs Ago): Keller interviews "Dirty" Dutch Mantel talking WWE writing, Memphis, WCW, Puerto Rico, Cena-Rock, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 143:58

    In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's Apr. 27, 2012 interview with "Dirty" Dutch Mantell, who has been almost everywhere and seen almost everything - be it wrestling in Memphis, managing in the WWF, commentating in WCW, booking in Puerto Rico and TNA, and many stops in between along the way. He tells stories and has opinions on a wide array of subjects in this interview. The first hour is the Livecast with live callers and email questions. The second hour is a one-on-one discussion with Dutch's thoughts on how fans have changed over the decades, the WWF writing team approach, Cena-Rock, booking match finishes, the anti-Southern bias in pro wrestling, mandatory time off for wrestlers, and more.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (5-2-2012): Keller & Powell discuss strange follow-up to Extreme Rules, Lesnar outburst backstage, calls

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 158:37

    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (5-2-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls and answer emails focused primarily on the strange follow-up to Extreme Rules, the even stranger Over the Limit set-up, and a look at what games might be being played regarding Lesnar's outburst backstage after the Cena match. In the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, they answer more emails on Lesnar and various WWE topics, plus recent TNA news and Impact format changes.

    WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Parks: Should Punk beat Hangman, Wardlow's AEW push, Jade Cargill's improvement, Backlash preview, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 125:59

    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Friday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Greg Parks, a PWTorch Newsletter columnist. They cover a wide range of topics:- Looking at AEW's big men on the roster, should W Morrisey be protected or fed to Wardlow- Will Tony Khan book MJF to beat Wardlow or Wardlow to beat MJF? The pros and cons of each evaluated- Should C.M. Punk beat Hangman Page at Double or Nothing?- A thorough look at the Owen Hart Tournament and handicapping various possible winners- Thoughts on the Jericho Appreciation Society so far, including Angelo & Matt- NXT cutbacks including a preview of Greg Parks's feature column on this topic in this week's PWTorch Newsletter including Dexter Lumis, Dakota Kai, Malcolm Bivens, and more- Some ideas for discontinued WWE PPV titles that could also become new wrestling factions like Judgment Day.- WWE Backlash PLE preview including which match should go on last, the flat Edge heel turn, the lack of change in Madcap Moss after his babyface turn, more.- Evaluating Cody's first month back in WWE- Ezekiel: Is it working?- Impact Wrestling- Mailbag questions on Jade Cargill and The Acclaimed

    WKPWP Interview Classic (5 Yrs Ago): Keller interviews announcer Mick Karch about Hogan's role in McMahon's success, 1980s expansion years

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 142:05

    In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back five years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's Apr. 27, 2017 interview with longtime pro wrestling announer Mick Karch regarding newly announced Vince McMahon biopic, the role Hulk Hogan played in McMahon's journey, could the Verne & Greg Gagne have competed with the WWF if Hogan stayed, the place of Curt Hennig in the AWA history as one of the last big stars to headline as champion and whether he had the career he deserved in the WWF. Then an in-depth conversation about indy wrestling and how it's changed over the decades, the attitudes of wrestlers today compared to the 1980s, how fans' expectations at indy shows have changed, and more.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (4-24-2012): Keller & Powell talk final Brock-Cena hype & expected PPV outcome, Raw, Hogan-Impact, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 182:31

    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (4-24-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell discuss with live callers Monday's Raw episode in-depth with different POVs on specific items, the final hype for Brock Lesnar-John Cena not hitting a crescendo, the expected Lesnar-Cena Extreme Rules outcome, why Hulk Hogan isn't the right guy to determine how to address TNA's issues, whether MMA and pro wrestling should do more to acknowledge the other, Buff Bagwell news, and more.Then in a bonus episode from two days later (4-26-2012), PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Sean Radican (first-half of the show) discuss with live callers & emailers Rey Mysterio's suspension, lack of stars to build future WrestleManias around, Hologram Mania main events in the future?, alternative universe if Rock were not in one-year WM28 build-up, true FCW Draft, Linda McMahon, Bella Twins, potential WM28 & Summerslam main events, and more.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (4-26-2017): Keller & Powell talk who should play Vince McMahon in a movie, Superstar Shake-up, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 193:40

    In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (4-26-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell. They discuss the Raw-Smackdown balance after the Superstar Shake-up and the Shinsuke Nakamura call-up, the Vince McMahon movie project and who should be the leading man, House of Horrors, the Shinsuke-Dolph Ziggler segment on Smackdown, Braun Strowman, the AWA, and much more with callers. Then, in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, Wade and Jason present a detailed Payback preview including Braun Strowman vs. Roman Reigns, the House of Horrors, and more, plus Charlotte's apparent turn, the state of Impact Wrestling, and more.

    WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk AEW-NJPW Forbidden Door, WWE Backlash line-up, Mustafa-Ciampa, Impact Wrestling, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 151:02

    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net. They discuss these topics: AEW-NJPW Forbidden Door, WWE Backlash line-up, Mustafa- Ali-Ciampa, Impact Wrestling carving out its place as no. 3 national company in U.S. with a high quality product lately, Walter, Tag Team Divisions, Young Bucks, AEW's choice of which five wrestlers to show in a graphic during an NBA playoff game, Keith Lee, Bron Breaker, Samoa Joe, and much more.

    WKPWP Interview Classic (5 Yrs Ago): Ex-WWE Creative Matt McCarthy talking Reigns, McMahon, Draft Insights, stand-up vs. wrestling

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2022 121:22

    In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back five years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's Apr. 22, 2017 interview with former WWE creative team writer Matt McCarthy. Topics are wide-ranging including how the Superstar Shake-up affects the creative process in WWE and how wrestlers are linked with writers and how that can change after roster changes, how stand-up comedy and pro wrestling both share a need to address political correctness and how each approach it differently because they serve different purposes, whether pro wrestlers should do a better job protecting their characters and how that compares to stand-up comedians on and off camera and in social media, reaction to the Big Show vs. Braun Strowman ring collapsing angle and the upside and potential opponents for Strowman, the Roman Reigns fan reaction on the Raw After Mania, and more.

    WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin: AEW-NJPW Forbidden Door, reviews of Dynamite, SD, NXT, Raw, Battle of Belts, Rampage, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 141:06

    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin, a PWTorch VIP analyst. They record "The Fix" podcast every week and about once every three weeks present their weekly analysis on the WKPWP Flagship. This week they cover these topics:AEW-NJPW Forbidden Door PPV announcementA look at AEW's busy week of TV from Rampage to Battle of the Belts II to DynamiteA review of New Japan's Windy City Riot event in ChicagoA look at WWE's week of TV including Smackdown, Raw, and NXTA preview of Impact RebellionA look back at UFC Fight NIght and a preview of UFC and Bellator

    WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (4-17-2012): Keller & Powell discuss Raw, Lesnar's sit-down promo, Tensai main event, Punk visits bar, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 146:14

    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (4-17-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take a dozen phone calls on the previous night's Raw, Brock Lesnar's sitdown promo, Tensai's main event, C.M. Punk visits a bar, Robert Roode's TNA push, Mick Foley-Dean Ambrose, Tito Ortiz, and more.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (4-19-2017): Keller & Bryant talk with callers about post Superstar Shake-up rosters, Jinder's push, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 151:25

    In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (4-19-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by PWTorch columnist Travis Bryant. They talked with callers and responded to emails about the post-Superstar Shake-up landscape, Jinder Mahal's unlikely push, the media coverage and potential fallout of the JBL bullying and the wider culture of demeaning people without power in WWE, the point and effectiveness of the Braun Strowman-Big Show ring collapse, American Alpha, New Day, and more.

    WKPWP Interview Classic (5 Yrs Ago): Keller interviews Justin Roberts who talks bullying in WWE, JBL-Mauro, Kevin Dunn, Triple H, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2022 123:20

    In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back five years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's Apr. 16, 2017 interview with former WWE ring announcer and best selling author Justin Roberts who discusses bullying in WWE, the JBL-Mauro Ranallo situation, the difficulty working under Kevin Dunn and Triple H as bosses, what Vince McMahon was like to deal with, being the ring announcer for the Brock Lesnar victory over Undertaker at WrestleMania, life after wrestling, and so much more including live caller and email questions.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (4-10-2012): Keller & Powell discuss Lesnar punching Cena in mouth and how to book Lesnar next 12 months

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 150:27

    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (4-10-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take a dozen phone calls on Brock Lesnar on Raw, potential future Lesnar matches, UFC fans' reactions, John Cena's smile, Undertaker, and more. In the VIP Aftershow they answer emails on a wide array of topics including the future of the Diva's Division and Primo & Epico going on social media to complain about their lack of TV time.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (4-12-2017): Keller & Mitchell talk Superstar Shake-up, anti-JBL chants in Boston, WWE title statuses, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 143:21

    In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (4-12-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by PWTorch columnist Bruce Mitchell. They discussed WWE's Superstar Shake-up, anti-JBL chants in Boston, status of various WWE titles, the potential Braun Strowman, what Charlotte doesn't seem to get about the business, and much more with callers and emails.

    WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Fann: Cody week two, does Sammy need oversight, TK says bots are being critical of AEW, Lashley-MVP

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 115:15

    SHOW SUMMARY: PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Rich Fann, a PWTorch Newsletter columnist. They record the "Everything with Rich & Wade" podcast every week and about once every three or four weeks present their weekly analysis on the WKPWP Flagship. This week they cover these topics:A look at Cody Rhodes's second week on WWE TV, his Miz TV appearance, his match against Miz, and the different potential trajectories he might be on including some Money in the Bank speculation.WWE's strong tag team division and how it compares style-wise to other companies around the world today.Bobby Lashley-MVP storyline.Details and thoughts on Tony Khan saying an army of bots are putting criticism of AEW on social media.Thoughts on AEW Dynamite and Rampage including Sammy Guevara and Tay Conti being an example of wrestlers with too much freedom and not enough oversight, Jon Moxley vs. Wheeler Yuta, and more.The horrific injury to Shinjiro Otani and the injury to Sanada.Reaction to the new Lacey Evans and the Raw debut of Gunther.And more.

    WKPWP Interview Classic (10 Yrs Ago): Keller interviews JTG of Cryme Tyme with locker room stories regarding unwritten rules, Cena, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 98:52

    In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's April 6, 2017 interview with former WWE wrestler JTG of Cryme Tyme. He talks about his books on getting heat in the locker room and dealing with politics, tells stories in both categories including what preceded his being let go from WWE. Also his thoughts on John Cena as a locker room leader, Triple H as a boss, Chris Jericho and C.M. Punk as colleagues, and more stories from his days in WWE. He discusses draft day stress, WrestleMania weekend excitement, and European road ribs. He also talks about who he reunited with this weekend in Orlando.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (4-3-2012): Keller & Powell with early Moxley talk, Lesnar's return, WM28 fallout, WM29 predictions, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 173:09

    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (4-3-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take more than a dozen phone calls discussing the prospect named Jon Moxley in WWE Developmental, Brock Lesnar's return, WrestleMania 28, and looking at what's next for WWE on the path toward WrestleMania 29. Also, in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, they answer more than a dozen email questions and also address a backstage situation that could make the return of Brock even more interesting than people realize.

    WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (4-5-2017): Sam Roberts joins Wade to reflect on WrestleMania 33, NXT Takeover, Superstar Shake-up, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 130:30

    In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (4-5-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller is joined by Sam Roberts of the Sam Roberts Wrestling Podcast as they delve into a huge five day stretch in the pro wrestling industry. Sam talks about his gig with WWE on the NXT Kickoff Show panel and WrestleMania Kickoff Show. Then they delve into the happenings WM weekend and post-Mania including the Roman Reigns fan response and what's next for him, what qualifies as the Best Match at a WrestleMania without a single stand-out great match, what's next for NXT Takeover, speculation on the Superstars Shake-up, and much more with live callers and email topics.

    WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Powell: Cody's first two nights back in WWE, WrestleMania 38, Vince's Stunner bump, ROH, Samoa Joe, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 140:03

    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net. They discuss these topics: Cody Rhodes's first two nights back in WWE, WrestleMania 38 including Vince McMahon's Stunner bump and Jason's joy watching Johnny Knoxville vs. Sami Zayn, the ROH PPV and the return of Samoa Joe, and more.