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1685 episodes

STR. Coin Pusher

This week, Internet carnies, then the news: More Vince McMahon hush money, the end of NXT UK? Then the comings and goings of AEW and WWE and injury news. Then THE LAZY RIVER OF WRESTLING CRITICISM: HHH's interesting ideas, Nov gets skittish about blood, and MORE. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 18m
Aug 13
The Flagship: WWE Ratings Cooling Off, CM Punk's Return & G1 Scenarios!

This week on The Flagship Wrestling Podcast, we analyze recent WWE ratings trends and why the curiosity of Triple H taking over and Vince McMahon's controversies appear to be cooling off. We also discuss recent happenings in AEW, including CM Punk's return, ALL OUT 2022 beginning to take shape and whether Kenny Omega is next to return. Lastly, we look at the final few nights of NJPW's G1 Climax 32, who from each block still has a chance to win plus ZERO1's Fire Festival Finals (with cheering!), NWA's Empowerrr not returning, the business of running a wrestling show & more! SUBSCRIBE TO THE FLAGSHIP PODCAST & VOW PODCAST NETWORK THE FLAGSHIP FEED __ __ VOW PODCAST NETWORK FEED __ __ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

3h 18m
Aug 12
Open The Voice Gate: Dragongate Korakuen (8/11) Results & Review!

Welcome back to Open The Voice Gate! Case (https://twitter.com/_inyourcase) and Mike (https://twitter.com/fujiiheya) are back with an update on the comings and goings of Dragongate. Open The Voice Gate returns as Dragongate kicks off their back half of 2022. Case and Mike discuss this week’s (8/10) Korakuen Hall show with the big Eita vs Kzy #1 Contender main event along with the departure of Keisuke Okuda, the Mochizuki Jr vs Ishin Iihashi feud, and a whole lot more! Our podcast provider, Red Circle, offers the listeners the option to sponsor the show. Click on “Sponsor This Podcaster” at https://redcircle.com/shows/open-the-voice-gate and you can donate a single time, or set up a monthly donation to Open the Voice Gate! Please Rate and Review Open the Voice Gate on the podcast platform of your choice and follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/openvoicegate. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 47m
Aug 12
Emerald FlowShow #16: The Real Forbidden Door Opens

On this sixteenth episode of the Emerald FlowShow Paul and Gerard talk about All Japan's surprisingly great first night of the Royal Road Tournament, NOAH's recent shows in Korakuen Hall as well as give some predictions for the N1 and take some questions from their loyal listeners. SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOW PODCAST NETWORK __ __ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 37m
Aug 10
Lucha Jobbers: La "nueva" WWE, el G1, AEW y ROH

Regresamos con análisis de la "nueva" WWE, el G1 en su nuevo formato, lo último de AEW y ROH, y la cartelera de Triplemania XXX: Ciudad México hasta el momento. Si te gusta el contenido y tienes dinero extra, puedes dejarnos una donación en el siguiente enlace: https://www.voicesofwrestling.com/donate/. Cualquier cantidad es agradecida y todo va directo a los anfitriones de este querido podcast. SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOW PODCAST NETWORK __ __ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 11m
Aug 10
222 Super J-Cast G1 Climax Review Part I

The band is back together as Joel returns from holiday ready to discuss G1 Climax. The guys catch you up with analysis and discussion on all four blocks, including best debuts, ELP and Ospreay, Ishii at a lowly 2 points, Juice in Bullet Club, Jonah vs. Okada, Naito's redemption, and so much more.  SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOW PODCAST NETWORK __ __   Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 41m
Aug 09
Music of the Mat #141: Music Memories with Joe Gagne

On this episode of Music of the Mat, it's the latest installment of Music Memories! Andrew is joined once again by fellow Massachusetts dude Joe Gagne (5 Star Match Game), who shares three memories from his wrestling fandom that are strongly linked to music in some way. Andrew and Joe chat about discovering ECW via the internet in 1995, going to ROH shows during the Special K days, reflecting on Finn Balor and the NXT Black and Gold era, and more! Follow Music of the Mat on Twitter: @MusicoftheMat Follow Andrew on Twitter: @AndrewTRich Follow Joe on Twitter: @JoeGagne Follow 5 Star Match Game on Twitter: @5StarMatchGame All VOW podcasts, articles, previews, and reviews: VoicesofWrestling.com Join the VOW Discord to discuss Music of the Mat and other shows/topics: https://discord.gg/SFRwWdJ Donate to Music of the Mat and other VOW podcasts: VoicesofWrestling.com/Donate SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOW PODCAST NETWORK __ __ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

33m
Aug 09
You've Got To Be Kidding Me Ep. 26 TNA June 2004 - Jeff Hardy, Six Sides, iMPACT! Zone, The Elite

Garrett and Liam are back to talk all things TNA from June 2004 - including the debut of the iMPACT! television show on Fox Sports Net, the debut of Jeff Hardy, the introduction of the six sided ring, the differences between the iMPACT! Zone and The Asylum, a LOT of content, AJ Styles returning to the X-Division, peak wee woo guitar shot Jeff Jarrett, The Elite (Guard) and so much more! Support us on Patreon for more audio content, show notes, star ratings and more: https://patreon.com/kiddingme Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tnahistorypod SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOW PODCAST NETWORK __ __ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

3h 25m
Aug 09
Eurograps Express #13 - Pro Wrestling Chaos, GWF and a Rant

Triple H made a fool of himself by deriding wrestling in smoky bars, so Neil spends some time watching amazing wrestling in smaller venues! Let's sink our teeth into the exciting Pro Wrestling Chaos and spend some time with an old favourite - the GWF! SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOW PODCAST NETWORK __ __ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 21m
Aug 08
JBA: Stardom 5 Star Grand Prix, Tokyo Joshi Princess Cup, and much more!

It's tournament time! Taylor and Kelly dive into both the first two nights of Stardom's 5 Star Grand Prix along with the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Joshi Princess Cup! They also cover all the action from the last two weeks in OZ Academy, WAVE, Ice Ribbon, ChocoPro and more! Then they preview a huge two weeks of upcoming action, including five Stardom shows, two Tokyo Joshi Korakuen Hall events, and a slew of shows celebrating Pro Wrestling WAVE's 15th Anniversary! Please follow us on twitter: @jbombaudio You can support this podcast at http://redcircle.com/jumping-bomb-audio/donations. SUBSCRIBE TO THE VOW PODCAST NETWORK __ __ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 18m
Aug 08
STR. Polly Positive

Everyone seemed to have a good week in the graps. AUNT PAM IS BACK! We talk the injury to Becky Lynch, USA wanting an interim Raw champion, Time Warner Discovery and their cost cutting and parlay it all into a discussion as to whether WWE is serving one too many masters and whether AEW goes with one of them or stays. We also talk AEW hiring more talent relations staff. Then the LAZY RIVER OF WRESTLING CRITICISM: the triple threats on RAW and the ascension of Ciampa; the magic simplicity of Jay Lethal/Orange Cassidy, the Women of NXT having a good week, and MORE. Plus, why weren't there more crying children when the NWO broke up. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 18m
Aug 06
The Flagship: WWE Is Good Again (Not Really), SummerSlam & Ric Flair Didn't Die

The Flagship returns to cover WWE being good again (but not really), Triple H proving the new lies are the old lies, PLUS a full review of SummerSlam 2022 including the absolute spectacle that was Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns.    We'll also dive into Dragongate's Kobe World 2022 weekend, Ric Flair's Last Match, a catch-up on NJPW's G1 Climax 32 and our thoughts on the passing of Vin Scully and Bill Russell. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

3h 12m
Aug 04
Days of Thunder #57: The Penultimate Enos

With two weeks to go to Spring Stampede, Dave & Lee return to regularly scheduled Thunder with a fairly brisk and watchable show. Coming up this week: *Faces or heels: who can tell anymore? *Sting to appear on Monday *The tag team division continues to improve *Sting is appearing Monday you guys!! We'll be back in two weeks, in the meantime follow us on Twitter ( http://twitter.com/wcwthunderpod ) to keep up to date with us, go to our linktree ( https://linktr.ee/WCWThunderPod ) to find all the ways you can listen to or follow us, and if you want a hell of a lot more Dave & Lee in your podcast diet, subscribe to our brand new Patreon ( http://patreon.com/wcwthunderpod ) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 17m
Aug 04
Open The Voice Gate - Dragongate Kobe World Weekend 2022 Review!

Welcome back to Open The Voice Gate! Case (https://twitter.com/_inyourcase) and Mike (https://twitter.com/fujiiheya) are back with an update on the comings and goings of Dragongate. Dragongate had their biggest shows of the year and now Open The Voice Gate is back to make sense of Kobe World Weekend 2022! They spend over two hours breaking down Ultimo Dragon’s 35th Anniversary Celebration and Kobe Pro-Wrestling Festival 2022 including how KAI, Yuki Yoshioka and Kota Minoura are looking coming out of the weekend, the truly special Twin Gate match between Kung Fu Masters and Z-Brats, festivities, and a whole lot more! Our podcast provider, Red Circle, offers the listeners the option to sponsor the show. Click on “Sponsor This Podcaster” at https://redcircle.com/shows/open-the-voice-gate and you can donate a single time, or set up a monthly donation to Open the Voice Gate! Please Rate and Review Open the Voice Gate on the podcast platform of your choice and follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/openvoicegate. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

2h 15m
Aug 03
STR. Doctor Nov

This week the guys give more tempered takes on the lay of the WWE land including the news that HHH has taken over creative. Plus the fallout from ROH and the Jonathan Gresham/Tully Blanchard situations. Then the LAZY RIVER OF WRESTLING CRITICISM: SummerSlam Preview, Mox/Rush, Danielson/Garcia, promos by Jungle Boy/Wheeler Yuta and Anna Jay (AS) and the implosion of Team Taz Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 18m
Jul 31
The Flagship: Vince McMahon Resigns in Shame, SummerSlam, Flair & More!

The Flagship returns this week for a huge show with the latest on Vince McMahon's resignation from WWE, Triple H taking over as head of creative, and a recap of what's been a tumultuous few weeks for the company. We'll then preview WWE's SummerSlam 2022 show, the other events and happenings around SummerSlam weekend, including Ric Flair's Last Match, review ROH Death Before Dishonor, and lastly, what's in store for this weekend's Dragongate Kobe World shows. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

3h 6m
Jul 29
221 Super J-Cast Damon Interviews Based Aaron Henare

With Joel on holiday, Damon welcomes the great Aaron Henare to the show. They jump into a wide range of topics, including his thoughts on his first G1 Climax, how the United Empire was formed, dojo life as a Young Lion, working in front of clap crowds, professional set-backs, his new book, and so much more.   Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 0m
Jul 29
Open The Voice Gate - Kaito Ishida's Departure & Final Kobe World Preview!

Welcome back to Open The Voice Gate! Case (https://twitter.com/_inyourcase) and Mike (https://twitter.com/fujiiheya) are back with an update on the comings and goings of Dragongate. On this impromptu episode of Open The Voice Gate, Case and Mike discuss the news of Kaito Ishida’s departure from Dragongate, how that leaves the company, his prospects, a timeline of his career and more. After that, they close out the show with a final Kobe World Weekend preview, including their thoughts on second night opponents, mood makers on the first night, and the prospects of Ultimo vs Hijo del Santo! Our podcast provider, Red Circle, offers the listeners the option to sponsor the show. Click on “Sponsor This Podcaster” at https://redcircle.com/shows/open-the-voice-gate and you can donate a single time, or set up a monthly donation to Open the Voice Gate! Please Rate and Review Open the Voice Gate on the podcast platform of your choice and follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/openvoicegate. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 47m
Jul 27
220 Super J-Cast Damon Interviews Robbie Eagles

With Joel on holiday, Damon welcomes the great Robbie Eagles to the show. They jump into a wide range of topics including his thoughts on his first tour to Mexico, Best Of Super Jrs, backyard wrestling, working in front of clap crowds, flies in Sydney, AC/DC, and so much more.   Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 0m
Jul 26
Music of the Mat #140: Ozzy Osbourne

ALL ABOOOOOOOARD HAHAHAHAHA! On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew is joined once again by Chris Novembrino (Shake Them Ropes, Don't Worry About the Government) to discuss the use of Ozzy Osbourne's music in pro wrestling. As a heavy metal icon, Ozzy has had a legendary 50+ year career with both his solo work and as a founding member of Black Sabbath, the most influential metal band of all time. Andrew and Chris play a selection of Sabbath and Ozzy solo material that was used in wrestling throughout the years, the similarities between Ozzy and wrestling, the differences between some of Ozzy's guitarists, and much more! Follow Music of the Mat on Twitter: @MusicoftheMat Follow Andrew on Twitter: @AndrewTRich Follow Chris on Twitter: @ChrisNovembrino Follow Shake Them Ropes on Twitter: @ShakeThemRopes Follow Don't Worry About the Government on Twitter: @dwatg All VOW podcasts, articles, previews, and reviews: VoicesofWrestling.com Join the VOW Discord to discuss Music of the Mat and other shows/topics: https://discord.gg/SFRwWdJ Donate to Music of the Mat and other VOW podcasts: VoicesofWrestling.com/Donate Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 35m
Jul 26
Eurograps Express #12 - Luke Jacobs' Banger In Manchester, Yota vs Shota & More!

Join Neil David as he gets carried away reviewing the latest RevPro show from Manchester. Was the Yota/Shota face off a classic? Did Luke Jacobs become a star? Was there any point to the main event? Listen for all these answers and more! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 14m
Jul 26
Open The Voice Gate: Kobe World Weekend 2022 Preview with Jae!

NOTE: This episode was recorded yesterday (7/24) morning, before the announcement of the full Kobe World cards and before today’s announcement of Kaito Ishida’s departure from Dragongate. We will be back later this week to talk about that news and the full cards! Welcome back to Open The Voice Gate! Case (https://twitter.com/_inyourcase) and Mike (https://twitter.com/fujiiheya) are back with an update on the comings and goings of Dragongate. After this week’s Kobe Sambo Hall show, the final stop before Dragongate’s Kobe World Weekend, Case and Mike welcomed back Jae (https://twitter.com/dg_jae & https://twitter.com/dragongateen) on the show to preview the biggest weekend of Dragongate’s year. They discuss the state of the company going into Ultimo Dragon’s 35th Anniversary Show as well as Kobe World Pro Wrestling Festival 2022, including booking for two nights, the status of the Dream Gate matches, Kota Minoura and Gold Class, M3K, Dragongate rookies and excursions, Eita, and more! Our podcast provider, Red Circle, offers the listeners the option to sponsor the show. Click on “Sponsor This Podcaster” at https://redcircle.com/shows/open-the-voice-gate and you can donate a single time, or set up a monthly donation to Open the Voice Gate! Please Rate and Review Open the Voice Gate on the podcast platform of your choice and follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/openvoicegate. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

2h 9m
Jul 25
JBA: Stardom 5 Star Grand Prix Mega Preview!

Taylor and Kelly do a massive preview of the upcoming 5 Star Grand Prix, but first they talk both Stardom in Showcase and Stardom's Midsummer Champions in Nagoya! Then they dive into a humungous preview of Stardom's 5 Star Grand Prix, including a breakdown of all the participants, every show on the schedule and their picks for the most exciting matches of each night! In between, they talk TJPW's Tokyo Princess Cup, Ice Ribbon, WAVE, SEAdLINNNG and much more! Please follow us on twitter: @jbombaudio You can support this podcast at http://redcircle.com/jumping-bomb-audio/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 40m
Jul 25
STR. Veni Vidi Vince

The dangers of recording on Friday. An hour ago, Vince McMahon stepped down from WWE, Brock Lesnar left Smackdown, and HHH is now EVP of Talent Relations. We also talk the Briscoes to ROH, AQA and Biff Busick taking time off and Jake Atlas finishing rehab. Then the LAZY RIVER OF WRESTLING CRITICISM: Titus opening Raw, Barbed Wire Everywhere, Tyrus and the NWA, Luchasaurus re-turns? the awesomeness of Brody King/ Darby, the 9:20-9:40 death spot, Fuego Del Sol and Dax's promos and MORE! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 18m
Jul 23
219 Super J-Cast G1 Nights 1-3 With Karen Peterson

219 Super J-Cast G1 Nights 1-3 With Karen Peterson - With Joel on holiday, Damon welcomes the great Karen Peterson to the show. They jump into a wide range of topics including three nights of G1, being a flight attendant , living in Japan , Sho and Yoh's future , "dark horse" G1 picks, and so much more. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 46m
Jul 22
DoT Presents Nites of Nitro #6: Shooter Malone

O Canada! Days of Thunder just had to crack out another special episode for the novelty of WW actually going north of the border this weekend. A middling Nitro with one infamous WCW moment, this one had plenty to discuss for Dave and Lee. On the show this week: *The pains of being old at heart *A big title change *The spear heard around the world *Another poor wrestler draws the unexpected ire of one of the hosts. We'll be back in two weeks, in the meantime follow us on Twitter ( http://twitter.com/wcwthunderpod ) to keep up to date with us, go to our linktree ( https://linktr.ee/WCWThunderPod ) to find all the ways you can listen to or follow us, and if you want a hell of a lot more Dave & Lee in your podcast diet, subscribe to our brand new Patreon ( http://patreon.com/wcwthunderpod ). Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 42m
Jul 21
The Flagship: G1 Climax, Death Before Dishonor Preview, Mutoh's Disgraceful Performance & more!

The Flagship is back this week to catch you up on NJPW's G1 Climax 32 with reviews of each and every match, our favorite matches of the tournament so far, and more. We then preview this weekend's ROH Death Before Dishonor and, lastly, review NOAH's Destination 2022 including Keiji Mutoh's disgraceful performance against Kaito Kiyomia. SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR HELLOFRESH AND GET 16 FREE MEALS + 3 FREE GIFTS AT HELLOFRESH.COM/VOW16 http://hellofresh.com/vow16. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

3h 8m
Jul 21
Open The Voice Gate - Excursion News, Kyoto Thoughts, Top Ten Kobe World Matches!

Welcome back to Open The Voice Gate! Case (https://twitter.com/_inyourcase) and Mike (https://twitter.com/fujiiheya) are back with an update on the comings and goings of Dragongate. This week on Voice Gate, Case and Mike lead off with Dragongate Excursion news including a name not previously mentioned as coming to North America soon! After that, they give a conflicted review on Kyoto (7/17), they talk big picture less than two weeks from Kobe World Weekend, breakdown their top ten matches in Kobe World history, and close out with some psychic damage for everyone, Case and Mike included. Our podcast provider, Red Circle, offers the listeners the option to sponsor the show. Click on “Sponsor This Podcaster” at https://redcircle.com/shows/open-the-voice-gate and you can donate a single time, or set up a monthly donation to Open the Voice Gate! Please Rate and Review Open the Voice Gate on the podcast platform of your choice and follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/openvoicegate. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 57m
Jul 20
Emerald FlowShow #15: KENOOOOH!! & the Geekification of Jake Lee

On this fifteenth episode of the Emerald FlowShow Paul and Gerard talk about All Japan's baffling booking of the Triple Crown the full geekification of Jake Lee. They also talk about the implications of this decision for the 50th Anniversary show, as well as the recent All Japan tag title defense and the upcoming Oudou tournament. In the second half they pivot to NOAH and talk about the excellent Budokan show including their exhaustive and final thoughts on the Kaito Kiyomia and Keiji Muto feud. Then they cover the whole Elgin debacle, gush over the tag title match, as well as Kenoh's great title win over Satoshi Kojima. To close out the show they cover the announced N-1 blocks. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

2h 1m
Jul 19
STR. Expired Soda

STR this week, Jeff gives a mostly positive update on his cancer battle, and Chris is tired of him milking it. Then after Jeff declares war on mom and pop convenience stores, we talk Raw going TV-14 and what our jaundiced view tells us, All Out instantly sells out, and the Grizzled Young Veterans get new names. Then the LAZY RIVER OF WRESTLING CRITICISM: the Cora Jade turn, having friends in wrestling storylines and why its a good thing, a mild debate over Wardlow and Orange Cassidy, do title elimination matches make champions less special, sandbags, and we end with a discussion about the ROH ppv within AEW's business plan. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

1h 14m
Jul 16