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Wrestling Cult

Mike Pedroncelli

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The Wrestling Cult is your one stop source for wrestling outside of the "big leagues". Steven Ayy from the Deathmatch Newsletter, BahuFMW, Mike Pedroncelli from the Deathmatch Cult and more cover current news and classic discussions of FMW, IWA, W*ing, BJW, Freedoms as well was CZW, GCW, IWA Midsouth, DTU, Zona 23 and so much more with shows like -The History of FMW -Deathmatch News Radio -Kawasaki Dreaming with Bahu -Bucky's Road Diaries -420 Metalhead Rasslin podcast -The Bubble -The Comba ...
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It's the 2015 Nick Gage Parole Tour! We finally pulled our friend Max @maxtothemax away from his console television for long enough to record a podcast about The Man, The King, The God Of This Shit. The Matches~ Nick Gage vs. Drew Gulak (CZW 5/9/15) Nick Gage vs. John Wayne Murdoch (IWA Mid-South 6/27/15) Nick Gage vs. Tim Donst (AIW 7/10/15) Nick …
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We're joined by our dear friend Precious Paul @schmozboi to revive one of the finest podcasts in history for one night only. A lyrical, magnificent episode about a wonderful, unique man. You're next! And you're dead! Tom Tomoser - Daddy We Go Fly The Matches~ (all are on Peacock) Goldberg vs. Sid Vicious (WCW 10/24/1999) Goldberg vs. Chris Jericho …
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Do not stand by his grave and weep. He is not there, he does not sleep. He is the thousand winds that blow. Reach for the sky boy. Almost a year to the day since our Jay Briscoe tribute episode, we're back to discuss him again, along with his weird little brother. RIP JAMIN DALE PUGH~ The Briscoe Brothers vs. Johnny Kashmere & Justice Pain (CZW 7/2…
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On this show, we respect the elderly. Sure they might be hateful, bigoted, narrow-minded. But how great is it when a couple of them decide to try and beat each other up WRINKLY OLD BALLS TWO Tommy Gilbert vs. Eddie Marlin (Memphis 4/4/1988) plus (set-up angle from 4/2/1988) Kantaro Hoshino vs. Gedo (NJPW 12/22/2008) Villano IV vs. LA Park (AAA 4/30…
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Proto-Britwres? A different style fight? Two women stabbing each other with a big stick? In the words of Tracy Smothers, Fear is false evidence appearing real. Amen. And a Happy Belated Birthday to the Ace. Matches discussed~ Takehiro Murahama vs. Naohiro Hoshikawa (Osaka Pro 3/25/2000) Aja Kong vs. KAORU (GAEA 2/13/2000) Tracy Smothers vs. Bull Pa…
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On today's show, we celebrate the art of getting hit in the nuts, read the blurb from the back of an old VHS box, and take a warm bath in trash juice. Fellas is it gay to kiss your opponent on the lips The Matches~ Randy Savage vs. Hulk Hogan (WWF 4/2/89) Roddy Piper vs. Goldust (WWF 3/31/1996) Chris Benoit vs. Kevin Sullivan (WCW 6/16/1996) Rob Va…
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Most know him as Riki Choshu. But to others, he's simply known as Big Dick Rick. Sometimes a lariat is just a lariat. Not this lariat. 🍆 Join us on our trek through Riki Choshu's Ishin Gundan and their 1985 invasion of All Japan Pro Wrestling! This is an episode we've wanted to do for a long time. The matches are all on YouTube and included in a pl…
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I pledge allegiance to The Boss, and to the Combat Zone for which He stands: One locker room under Zandig, indivisible, with liberty and justice pain for all. Amen. Happy 25th Birthday CZW! Here's to 25 more! Matches discussed~ Nick Mondo vs. Adam Flash vs. Nick Berk (CZW 12/15/01) Sami Callihan vs. Danny Havoc (CZW 9/12/09) JC Bailey vs. Nick Gage…
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It's the 2023 Wrestling Is Gross Awards aka The Grossies! Also the Fifth Anniversary of the podcast? Pretty weird! It's a great episode and everyone should listen. Tell your friends! Thank you all so much for listening to the podcast in 2023! We finished the year strong and are looking forward to having our best year yet in 2024! we've only just be…
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We're joined by dear Jon to help us explore one dark corner of lucha libre, where almost everyone is fat, old and bleeding. Sit back and enjoy a solo cup full of beer right to the side of your head! Sí se puede! JON'S 2017 SPREADSHEET JON'S 2018 SPREADSHEET JON'S 2019 SPREADSHEET JON'S 2020 SPREADSHEET JON'S 2021 SPREADSHEET (I don't have a link to…
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Have you ever told a joke so many times that you started to believe it was a real story? That's kind of how this episode happened. As promised, it's the Carnage Cup 13 review, with special co-host Daniel Makabe. You can watch Daniel Makabe vs. JAIDEN on IWTV tomorrow, December 2nd for DOA Wrestling! You can also watch Daniel Makabe vs. ROH star BIL…
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It's the vastly popular Thanksgiving episode! We're going broadway with the mashed potatoes. Four and a quarter stars versus a pumpkin pie. Not putting the green beans over clean, that doesn't work for me brother. 🦃🍴🩸🦃 "It's like Pinter." - anonymous Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, follow us on X app, Bluesky, TikTok, Instagram, and send us an…
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What is the strongest piece of wood in the world? Is that SMW referee Mark Curtis or Academy Award nominee William H. Macy? What if we shrunk down Jim Cornette and put him in a little jar? All this plus so much more! Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, follow us on X app, Bluesky, TikTok, Instagram, and send us an email at wrestlingisgross@gmail.c…
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We're joined again by dearest Micha to celebrate Halloween and discuss her favorite wrestler in the world, Vampiro. The runtime isn't the only thing scary about this episode folks! ☠️☠️☠️ (We lost a big chunk of this episode from the first half but recovered nicely in the second half. If you can believe it, this episode was even longer! Thanks for …
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We begin our descent into hell to examine the in-ring careers of the McMahon family, starting with 1999, the greatest year in the history of American culture. JR Goldberg will be our co-pilot. Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, follow us on X app, Bluesky, TikTok, Instagram, and send us an email at wrestlingisgross@gmail.com and tell us something…
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The greatest wrestler of all-time died so we did a podcast about him. Next episode will be about someone who isn't dead. Not yet at least! Thanks for listening! Matches discussed: Terry Funk vs. Jerry Lawler (Memphis 3/23/1981) Terry Funk vs. Stan Hansen (AJPW 4/14/1983) Terry Funk vs. Rick Martel (WWC 9/20/1986) Terry Funk vs. Ric Flair (WCW 7/23/…
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New episode! We're back to share a few hours talking about the work of Bray Wyatt and Brodie Lee, attempt to unpack one of the best periods in WWE history, and think about all the things that could have been. "Wrestling is not a love story, it’s a Fairy Tale for masochists." - Windham "I love you Bray. I was like an uncle to them boys. I hate fucki…
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The first of two parts. This time, we discuss Jay Briscoe's career as a singles wrestler, his legendary matches with his brother, and his role as a load-bearing pillar for Ring of Honor's entire history. A really nice show! Give to DEAN~!'s Gofundme, to help his family in their time of need. It's very possible that this show wouldn't exist without …
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Big beer gut and tiny black trunks. Brand new baggy jeans from Gadzooks. A gilded skeleton bodysuit. These are the garments of just a few of the heroes we discuss on today's program. Nearly 3 hours of twisted steel and Grandpa sex appeal. Matches discussed: Minoru Suzuki vs Masakatsu Funaki (AJPW 3/21/2010) Arik Royal, Ray Kandrack & Mitch Connor v…
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Hey we're back and we're gonna do the podcast again. No, really! For real! This episode has it all too: Poo poo, pee pee, blood, expectoration, and more. To quote Dory Funk Jr, "I'm so fuckin old." Stay tuned at the end for a bonus LIVE REACTION recording of me and my 7 year old daughter watching the original Kane vs. Undertaker Inferno Match on my…
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We're back baby! Season Two Premiere! All things Deuce! When Micha (@CrowleyHead) told us she wanted to do three hours on Madusa, we said what the hell, why not three and a half. Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts, follow us on Twitter, TikTok, Instagram, and send us an email at wrestlingisgross@gmail.com and tell us something really weird! Who's …
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We're joined again by dear friend JR Goldberg, who curated a playlist of Ring of Honor's bloody and melodramatic 2007 for the show. Fuck, Marry, Kill: Delirious, Colt Cabana, Takeshi Morishima? This episode was recorded 2½ months ago and then we stopped making this podcast for awhile. We appreciate those who stuck with us and hope to get things bac…
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Finally, it's the Chri$ Ca$h episode! We do it all in this one. We do Eric Gargiulo impressions, ponder the early days of the CZW Dojo, and litigate rapping your music during your entrance. Don't do it folks! The New School vs. Irish Drinking Team vs. Towel Boy and Hurricane Kid vs. VD />>>/ The New School vs. The H8 Club (CZW 7/13/02) Chris Cash v…
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In our very first Pride Month Special Episode, we take a look at the true pioneers, two men brave enough to be themselves despite discrimination and hatred. That's right folks, it's The Pat & Gerry Show. Buy the shirts! The Super Porky shirt! The Rough & Ready shirt! The Wrestling Is Gross logo shirt! All drawn by my wonderful wife, who decided to …
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On today's show, we look back fondly on April 2000, a blissful time when nothing really mattered at all. Perry Saturn's trademark weird skin color, the big hooks from the Backlash set, Pat Patterson's shit-stained undies, and more! Recorded partially outside, I apologize for any audio issues. I'm sure it's not as bad as I think. RATE AND REVIEW ON …
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