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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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    10 YRS AGO - FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell on whether Bryan's eventual title win mean much, new Heyman Guy, Raw and Night of Champions fallout

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2023 177:09


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (9-17-2013), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell including WWE Raw and Night of Champions fallout, will Bryan's eventual title win mean much, will TNA go back to Impact Zone, will there be a new Heyman Guy featuring live calls and emails.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    NEW FLAGSHIP: Keller & Fann talk Rock on Smackdown, Jade Cargill, Judgment Day-Bloodline, Becky on NXT, WWE ownership change, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2023 133:33


    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Rich Fann from the "Everything with Rich & Wade" podcast. They discuss these topics:The Rock's appearance on Smackdown, social media and cable metrics, should he wrestle Roman Reigns at WrestleMania next year instead of Cody RhodesBecky Lynch's impact on NXT ratings last weekThe changing dynamic with Collision, Rampage, and Dynamite including ratings and format changesThe move of Jade Cargill from AEW to WWEThe impact of the WWE ownership change with Endeavor/TKOA preview of AEW Grand SlamA look ahead of AEW WrestleDreamThe Bloodline-Judgment Day storylineThe Bryan Danielson-Ricky Starks feudThe production issues on CollisionWWE's NFL Title beltsAnd moreThis show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Ex-WWE Creative member Kevin Eck talks about prospects of Reigns as a heel, will fans cheer Becky or Charlotte, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2023 104:35


    In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (9-14-2018) with ex-WWE Creative Team member Kevin Eck, he previews Hell in a Cell from top to bottom including extended discussions on Becky Lynch's character, Braun Strowman's heel turn, the prospects of Roman Reigns as a babyface, Asuka's portrayal, the pros and cons of a long title reign for Samoa Joe or A.J. Styles after HIAC, insight into Vince McMahon's approach to booking certain characters, and more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    5 YRS AGO FLAGSHIP: WWE's overwhelming number of events it's hyping, Becky anti-hero character, Samoa JOe, Reigns, NXT, Renee on commentary

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2023 118:36


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (9-13-2018), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by Jonny Fairplay. They discussed WWE's overwhelming number of events they're promoting at once, the latest on Becky Lynch's character and whether she's an anti-hero, whether Samoa Joe's storytime worked, Roman Reigns's possible WrestleMania opponents, All In and what lessons it offers the larger wrestling industry, where NXT fits into the landscape, Renee Young on commentary, Hell in a Cell speculation, and more including Mailbag questions.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    10 YRS AGO - FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell talk the return of Goldust, viewership analysis, Triple H's digs at Edge not drawing a dime, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2023 123:24


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (9-10-2013), PWTorch editor Wade Keller is joined by Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net with live callers and email questions the previous night's Raw including the final Night of Champions hype, the return of Goldust, viewership analysis, Triple H's digs at Edge not drawing a dime, Bryan vs. Ambrose, live calls, emails, and even a little NFL talk at the end.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    NEW FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell talk impact of WWE ownership change, AEW post-Punk problems, Joe vs. Strong, Jey Uso on Raw, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2023 153:03


    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 and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss these topics:The impact the WWE ownership change could have on the product that will be welcome and unwelcome by fansThe post-C.M. Punk AEW and how the Elite have handled thingsAEW spreading themselves thin with too much content leading to viewership, attendance, and booking concernsThe Samoa Joe vs. Roderick Strong tournament finalJey Uso on Raw, The Judgment Day, Seth Rollins-Shinsuke NakamuraThe return of Nia JaxThis show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Justin Roberts talks to Keller about what made All In and Starrcast weekend his favorite weekend as fan or ring announcer

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2023 144:41


    In this week's Interview Classic episode from five years ago (9-7-2018), Justin Roberts talks to Keller about what made All In and Starrcast weekend his favorite weekend as a fan or ring announcer in the wrestling business. What was different from WWE in terms of the mood among wrestlers and the buzz among fans? What did he think at ringside as time was running out on the main event? What is next for everyone involved in All In? How did Starrcast compare to WWE Fan Axxess events he was part of? And much more.Then, in a bonus Mailbag session, Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net joined Wade to answer email questions on these topics: Becky-Charlotte storyline, Strowman-Wyatt-Harper, Survivor Series brand vs. brand, what if All In disappointed, Trish Stratus return hype compared to Triple H-Undertaker match hype, Trish or the Bella Twins a bigger deal in WWE history, and more. NOTE: This show was originally scheduled to be posted on Aug. 31, but due to a technical issue wasn't recovered from a failed hard drive until this week.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Justin Credible reacts to Triple H Power Trip angle, why he was a Clique pledge for a while, revamping TNA, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2023 115:15


    In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (9-8-2013), former ECW Champ Justin Credible gives his thoughts on Triple H Power Trip angle, why he was a Clique pledge for a while, revamping TNA, which ECW originals he'd like to wrestle, and more with live phone calls and emails questions.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    FLAGSHIP - Keller & Martin talk post-Punk AEW including Collision and Dynamite, plus WWE TV reviews, UFC, remembering Adnan El Kassey, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2023 159:34


    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch VIP analyst Todd Martin. They discuss these topics:Early discussion points on C.M. Punk including what might be next for him in pro wrestlingWWE Smackdown reviewWWE Raw reviewNXT reviewAEW Rampage reviewAEW Collision reviewAEW Dynamite reviewUFC Fight Night review and UFC Australia previewReview of the Gene Kiniski bookRemembering Sheik Adnan El KaisseyThis show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    5 YRS AGO FLAGSHIP: All In and Starrcast Roundtable Special looking at business & artistic side, long-term impact, futures of Cody and Bucks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2023 162:31


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (9-6-2018), PWTorch editor Wade Keller presented a special “Thursday Roundtable” edition of the WKPWP Flagship with guest analysts Zack Heydorn from PWTorch.com and Chris Harrington from WrestleNomics radio. They delve into the Business side and Artistic side of the All In and Starrcast weekend, evaluating the success of the show in both categories, including some considerable overlapping. What's next for Cody and The Young Bucks? Is the WGN rating a good sign or not? Did the production values send a certain message? What did the crowd say about pro wrestling today outside of WWE? And much more.In the previously VIP-exclusive portion of the show, they continued their conversation from the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast delving into the Business side and Artistic side of the All In and Starrcast weekend, evaluating the success of the show in both categories, including some considerable overlapping. Topics include what Starrcast did well and could improve on, how ROH and the NWA can take advantage of their participation in the weekend events, who the biggest winners and losers were, and much more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    10 YRS AGO - FLAGSHIP: Keller & McNeill assess Triple H Power Trip angle dominating Raw & SD, where do Bryan, Orton, Big Show, go from here

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2023 128:17


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (9-5-2013), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill to discuss the Triple H Power Trip angle dominating Raw & Smackdown, where do Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton, Big Show, and others go from here, and live calls and emails on a range of topics.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    5 YRS AGO FLAGSHIP: All In preview, future of Cody & Omega & Bucks, Owens quitting, Braun's apparent heel turn, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2023 141:48


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (8-30-2018), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by guest cohost Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net. They discuss the top stories of the week including big developments with Kevin Owens and Braun Strowman, what are the odds of Cody, The Young Bucks, and Kenny Omega ending up on WrestleMania next year, thoughts on what's at stake at All In on Saturday night, is Brie Bella hurting Daniel Bryan's popularity, Hell in a Cell developments including Randy Orton vs. Jeff Hardy, and much more.Then in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, Wade and Jason, they discussed these topics: Wade Barrett, Triple H's NXT media call, Impact angle with kid hit by car, Neville's future, Hulk Hogan's reaction to the pushback by black wrestler in WWE to his locker room speech, and more including some Teddy Bridgewater talk and the top cop TV series of all time.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Canadian wrestling historian Greg Oliver: Bret Hart's pettiness, historical art of being a heel, Benoit impact, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2023 101:48


    This week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (8-30-2013) features Canadian wrestling historian Greg Oliver who discusses Bret Hart's pettiness, the historical art of being a heel, recollections of interviewing many wrestling greats, Chris Benoit tragedy impact, Canada wrestling over the years, the evolution of wrestling media coverage, and more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    NEW FLAGSHIP: Keller & Hausman: Keller & Hausman talking Punk-Perry backstage fallout, Fastlane preview, state of All Out, L.A. Knight-Miz

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2023 107:37


    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Nick Hausman of the Haus of Wrestling. They discuss these topics:C.M. Punk-Jack Perry backstage incident and ramificationsPreview of WWE FastlaneState of AEW All Out with a thin line-up and maybe no Punk in ChicagoBray Wyatt's legacyJohn Cena's returning, but what will he do?MJF vs. Adam Cole and where it goes from hereEffy seeking Dennis RodmanThis show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Sean Waltman talks WWE without Cena, Jericho sandbagging Ryback, his biggest paydays and years, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2023 177:57


    In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (8-23-2013), with Sean "X-Pac" Waltman, hosted by Wade Keller, they tackle these topics: WWE without John Cena, Jericho sandbagging Ryback, his biggest paydays and years, Curtis Axel progress, Triple H-Wade Keller controversy, Scott Hall, Steve Austin, A.J. Styles dilemma, Samoa Joe, the state of industry, and much much more. It's always a great show full of insight when Waltman is a guest on the Livecast, one of the listeners' favorite guests.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    10 YRS AGO - FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell talk Summerslam and Raw fallout including babyface depth without Cena, too much of the McMahons, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2023 142:10


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (8-20-2013), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by Jason Powell of ProWrestling.net as they discuss Summerslam and Raw fallout including babyface depth without John Cena, the RVD & Ricardo pairing, too much of the McMahons, Darren Young's push, and more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    NEW FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell (pt. 2 of 2): Keller & Powell talk WrestleMania 40 ticket sales, WWE factions + Tony Khan Media Q&A

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2023 118:00


    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents part two of the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. In this episode, they focus on various WWE topics including the WrestleMania 40 ticket sales, WWE factions headed into fall, Seth Rollins vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, L.A. Knight, Dominik compared to Chad Gable, and more. Then they also talk Impact, the Frasier reboot, the Dexter reboot, and more.In the VIP-exclusive Aftershow, they discuss Edge, Sammy Guevara, Shinsuke Nakamura, Brian Pillman. Jr., Dominik, Jim Cornette, and more.As a bonus, added onto the end is the full Tony Khan Media Conference Call from Tuesday discussing the Cash Wheeler legal situation, All In, cryptic talk about having to reshuffle the line-up this week, and more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    NEW FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell (pt. 1 of 2): All In preview & mystery card shuffling, reaction to Tony Khan media call today, AEW announcing

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2023 100:20


    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 and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss these topics in part one today: All In preview and mystery late All In card shuffling TK alluded to on his media call earlier today, more reaction to the Tony Khan media call, AEW announcing as it pertains to Ian Riccaboni finding a weekly slot, and more.In part two tomorrow, they focus on WWE, Impact, the Frasier reboot, the Dexter reboot, and more, plus we'll include the full Tony Khan Media Q&A about All In.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Tommy Young: Top NWA referee in the 1970s and '80s shares stories about Flair, Dusty, Crockett, Mulligan, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2023 150:14


    In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (8-16-2013), with Tommy Young, a top NWA referee in the 1970s and '80s, shares stories about Ric Flair, Dusty Rhodes, Jim Crockett, Blackjack Mulligan, Buddy Rogers, Bruno Sammartino, getting kicked out of a WWE event, art of refereeing, and more. He also details the career-ending spinal injury and how he coped with the premature end of his refereeing career.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    5 YRS AGO FLAGSHIP: Summerslam fallout, latest Shield reunion, Steph-Rousey, on-site correspondent, live callers, mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2023 132:50


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (8-21-2018), PWTorch editor Wade Keller was joined by cohost Zack Heydorn, a PWTorch contributor, to discuss an eventful Summerslam fallout edition of Raw including Roman Reigns as champion, Reigns vs. Finn Balor for the Universal Title, the latest Shield reunion, the Stephanie McMahon-Ronda Rousey angle, Triple H's promo for Undertaker, and much more including live callers, on-site correspondents, and the mailbag.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    FLAGSHIP - Keller & Martin talk latest C.M. Punk controversies, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Bloodline angle, G1 conclusion, NXT, Collision, Raw

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2023 143:52


    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch VIP analyst Todd Martin. They discuss these topics:A review of a controversial episode of AEW Dynamite including the Texas Chainsaw Massacre matchReviews of AEW RampageReaction to the latest C.M. Punk controversies with him exerting powers behind the scenesReview of AEW CollisonReview of the conclusion of the New Japan G1 TournamentReview of WWE Smackdown including the major Bloodline follow-up after Summerslam.Review of WWE RawReview of the latest NXTThis show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Bob Holly: Comparing Ultimate Warrior and Randy Savage behind the scenes and in the ring, why Flair was so good, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2023 96:54


    In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (8-9-2013), "Hardcore" Bob Holly, author of "The Hardcore Truth," who joined the show for a second time, took live caller and email questions on a range of topics including:Elaborating on his stance that Trish Stratus and Lita are overratedDetails on how Wrestlers' Court workedThoughts on Kurt Angle's DWI arrest and checking into treatmentMore heavy praise for Shawn Michaels and also Triple H as great workersWhat he has to say to his critics who are skeptical of his portraying himself as a nice guy these days, and more.Then in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, he talked about Ultimate Warrior and Randy Savage as in-ring workers and how opposite they were behind the scenes. Also, how wrestling Ric Flair was so smooth and praise for his first favorite wrestler to watch as a fan, "Playboy" Buddy Rose.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    10 YRS AGO - FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell talk Total Divas, thoughts on Raw, Sid-Warrior, TNA, Bryan, Sabin, live callers, emails

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2023 109:57


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (7-30-2013), PWTorch editor Wade Keller is joined by Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net with live callers and email questions about Total Divas including what came off as staged and orchestrated and what worked, plus thoughts on Raw, Sid-Warrior, Sabin, TNA, Daniel Bryan, and more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Ex-WWE Creative Team member John Piermarini: Deconstructing Total Divas premiere, working with McMahon on creative, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2023 119:37


    In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (8-2-2013), Wade Keller talks with John Piermarini including deconstructing the Total Divas premiere from someone who has worked on reality TV shows and in pro wrestling, more insight in working with Vince McMahon on creative including advice on presenting ideas, how WWE has changed from his perspective since he was there in 2009-2010, WrestleMania 29 buyrate reaction, looking ahead to WM30, and much more including live calls and email questions.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    5 YRS AGO FLAGSHIP: All In line-up takes shape and distribution expands, Reigns-Lesnar-Heyman possibilities, Miz & Mrs, Mailbag, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2023 97:54


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (8-9-2018), PWTorch editor Wade Keller is joined by guest cohost Jason Powell from the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast and ProWrestling.net. They discuss the All In line-up and distribution channels, does it matter to fans how involved ROH is, where might the Brock Lesnar-Roman Reigns-Paul Heyman saga be headed, early thoughts on the Summerslam and Takeover line-ups, Miz & Mrs thoughts, and the Mailbag including Asuka's push, Mae Young Classic, NXT's strengths, and more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship: Did WWE set up post-Summerslam landscape, MJF-Cole, L.A. Knight, The Elite needing to step up, Becky, Punk-Starks

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2023 117:38


    PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Greg Parks, a Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter columnist and host of the PWTorch Dailycasts's "Wrestling Night in America." They discuss these topics:Is WWE about to have a steep dropoff after Summerslam?Some really low-IQ booking in the C.M. Punk-Ricky Starks match with Ricky SteamboatThe L.A. Knight and Miz exchange - was it counterproductive or brilliant?The Elite re-sign with AEW, but isn't it time they step up their games?A look at the women's divisions in AEW and WWE including whether Becky Lynch should be moved to main eventsWhat's next for The Bloodline.Comparing the futures of Solo Sikoa and GuntherAnd moreThis show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    5 YRS AGO FLAGSHIP: Lesnar-Reigns scenarios at Summerslam, NXT Takeover taking shape, New Japan G1, “Nitro” book review, Mailbag, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2023 130:22


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (8-2-2018), PWTorch editor Wade Keller is joined by guest cohost Greg Parks, host of the PWTorch Livecast “Wrestling Night in America” and PWTorch Newsletter columnist. They discuss these topics: Brock Lesnar-Roman Reigns scenarios at Summerslam, NXT Takeover taking shape, New Japan G1 analysis, “Nitro” book review, Cedric Alexander & Tye Dillinger apologies for old tasteless Tweets, and finally the Mailbag including Becky Lynch, First-Time Match Obsession, Randy Orton, Automatic Rematches, and more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: DDP talks to Keller about his WWE Performance Center visit including Cain Velasquez, Shawn Michaels, William Regal, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2023 106:32


    In this week's Interview Classic episode from five years ago (7-27-2018), Wade talked with “Diamond” Dallas Page about his WWE Performance Center visit the prior week including Cain Velasquez, Shawn Michaels, William Regal, and more. He also compares the Performance Center to the 1990s WCW Power Plant and how young wrestlers today are different and similar to young wrestlers in the 1990s.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    INTERVIEW CLASSIC: Ex-WWE Creative Team member Dan Madigan talks WrestleMania 20 booking, backstage quirks of Vince, the crazy burrito story

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2023 152:25


    This week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (7-26-2013) features Dan Madigan, a former WWE Creative Team member in 2004 and 2005 who was around for WrestleMania 20. He talks about his first time meeting Vince McMahon, odd McMahon quirks, the crazy Vince "burrito story," what Triple H's interpersonal skills were like, how Vince reacted to his pitch for a Nazi character for John Heidenreich, the process of writing "See No Evil" for WWE Films, what he thinks WWE did wrong in their approach to entering the movie industry and what Vince said his goal was initially, thoughts on the Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar debacle at WM20, backstage impressions of John Cena, Undertaker, JBL, and Randy Orton, and much more. He also talks about a Kickstarter project based around a graphic novel series starring Ultimo Dragon.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    NEW FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell talk Bloodline storyline, Collision ratings after four weeks, Summerslam main events, Slammiversary, MJF-Cole

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2023 137:12


    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 and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss these topics:Gable Steveson's shaky start on SundayRoman Reigns and Paul Heyman on ESPN with Stephen A. SmithMJF and Adam Cole pop a rating for CollisionC.M. Punk's cryptic comments on Collision and whether it's a key part of his act to say stuff like thatThoughts on the Cody Rhodes documentaryPreview of SummerslamL.A. KnightThis show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    10 YRS AGO - FLAGSHIP: Keller & Powell talk Daniel Bryan's showcase, Raw happenings, TNA, Warrior in Hall of Fame, Chris Sabin, live callers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2023 165:33


    In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (7-23-2013), PWTorch editor Wade Keller is joined by Jason Powell of Prowrestling.net. They discuss with live callers and email questions Monday Night Raw, Daniel Bryan's showcase, a ton of TNA discussion including Chris Sabin, a commentary against Ultimate Warrior headlining the WWE Hall of Fame, and much more.This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/3076978/advertisement

    FLAGSHIP - Keller & Martin talk Gable Steveson, Willow vs. Athena, New Japan G1, MJF & Cole, Bash preview, ROH PPV review, TV reviews, more