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Jim Ross is considered the voice of Wrestling. He’s a member of three halls of fame including WWE and is a multiple-time New York Times best-selling author. From ringside to the boardroom JR has built a 40+ year career that will never be duplicated. Enjoy his candid opinions, special guests, and sense of humor on a fresh presentation on the all-new The Jim Ross Report exclusively on Westwood One Podcast Network.
 
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This is the channel where you can hear the Jim Meskimen Podcast, which features impressionist Jim talking about all kinds of stuff and occasionally talking to other professionals. Theme by Jim Meskimen.
 
If you've always wanted to know what the real story was behind some of wrestling's biggest moments, the MLW Radio Network’s Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard will finally give you the real answer. A terrific storyteller, Bruce has done and seen it all and now he's going to share it all with you so sit back and be ready for a wild ride! Join Bruce and his partner in crime, Conrad Thompson as they take you through the WWF's expansion in the 80s, Houston Wrestling, the challenging early ...
 
Former World Championship Wrestling producer Neal Pruitt - perhaps best known to fans as the unforgettable voice of the New World Order - discusses the previously unheard stories behind the production of a variety of classic WCW Nitro moments, including: Roddy Piper's trip to Alcatraz; The creation of the nWo logo; Hollywood Hogan's initial heel 'promos'... And much more! This podcast focuses on the magic created behind the camera during an iconic period in professional wrestling. In an unpr ...
 
OMS Wrestling Podcast talks about the most controversial news circulating the wrestling business and brings to you the best quality opinion that can be agreeable on all terms. The man behind the "One Man Show Wrestling Podcast" has studied the industry for over a decade, and he brings you entertainment in each episode produced.
 
Home of Pro Wrestling Torch Livecast audio shows featuring live calls from around the world talking about WWE, TNA, and all pro wrestling. Wade Keller hosts this show. Keller has published the Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter since 1987, over 1,100 issues and counting. He also launched PWTorch.com in 1999 and the PWTorch iPhone App in 2008. He has conducted the longest career-interviews top wrestlers and promoters have ever done in his famous "Torch Talk" format including Steve Austin, Hulk Ho ...
 
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This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" features an interview conducted by PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill five years ago this week with then recently-released NXT wrestler Derrick Bateman (later known as EC3 in TNA). He talked with Pat and live callers about his recent dismissal from WWE, why the "Mr. USA Guy" gimmick was dropped and what the pla ...…
 
In this episode, Kelly Wells, Justin James, and Tom Stoup consider the future of Gargano-Ciampa, take issue with a listener who doesn't love Bianca Belair, talk NXT UK, and more.
 
Jam packed show today…we couldn’t get started without JR paying tribute to the late Big Van Vader who tragically passed away Monday at the age of 63. Later in the show, Filthy Tom Lawlor calls in to talk about his rise in professional wrestling, MLW’s upcoming Battle Riot event in NYC, and his thoughts on CM Punk’s fight at UFC 225. Plus: why A ...…
 
“#BulletClubfatigue.” This week Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear brainstorm how to make the Honor Club shows more interesting, argue again in favor of intergender wrestling, suffer from #BulletClubfatigue, and analyze the stories (or lack thereof) surrounding all of the upcoming Best in the World matches.…
 
On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, mmatorch.com’s Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey talk Ronda Rousey’s first singles match, Greg Hardy being offered a UFC developmental contract, Dana White getting involved in a pro wrestling angle, and examine the idea that a Brock Lesnar-Jon Jones fight is once again being discussed. Th ...…
 
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down, with callers, the WWE Money in the Bank PPV from all angles. Topics include where the WWE Title picture goes from here, the live reaction to Roman Reigns vs. Jinder Mahal, the quality of the Smackdown women's division compared to the Raw women's division fo ...…
 
Neal speaks with the "Money Man" of Turner Broadcasting in our latest episode! -> Don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/neal-pruitts-secrets-of-wcw-nitro/id1276032841?mt=2 Subscribe on Android: http ...…
 
This week's Deep Dive goes several places, as PWTorch VIP and numbers man extraordinaire Daniel Kuester joins to chat fandoms, New Japan, and his growing up with Mid South. Dan also talks about the Waterloo experience for those attending the Tragos-Thesz Hall of Fame and his entreaty to get all wrestling fans to attend the event. Finally the fe ...…
 
This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" features the WWE Payback PPV Audio Roundtable from June 16, 2013 with PWTorch columnists Bruce Mitchell and Pat McNeill and PWTorch editor Wade Keller rating and reviewing the entire event including an apparent double-turn in surprise of night, John Cena-Ryback thoughts, A.J. Lee-Kaitlyn reaction, C.M. Pun ...…
 
Business was down for the WWE in 2003 compared to 2002, but why? Bruce Prichard and Conrad Thompson discuss "the State of the WWE" for two hours this week and it's based around Bad Blood 2003, which exceeded expectations. Was it the Hell in a Cell that was responsible for the bump in business? Was it the return of Mick Foley? The show also feat ...…
 
SHOW SUMMARY: PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday's Impact Wrestling with callers! They begin the show talking about Brian Cage's undefeated streak coming to an end, as well as Kevin Kross being revealed as the mystery attacker who has been stalking Impact Wrestling talent for weeks backstage.…
 
In this episode, Kelly Wells, Justin James, and Tom Stoup predict the winners of TakeOver Chicago, cover the stiff Dunne-O'Reilly main event, admire Bianca Belair's feats of strength, and more.
 
Impact Wrestling’s co-executive vice president Don Callis calls in to talk Dominion and upcoming NJPW G1 Special at the historic Cow Palace in San Francisco…he and JR discuss Kenny Omega’s career trajectory, Cody Rhodes’ upcoming All In event, and Chris Jericho’s Rock N Wrestling Rager At Sea. Plus: JR breaks down several upcoming match ups at ...…
 
“The Era of Honor Begins (Again).” This week Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot discuss the blow-off match to a 14-month long feud, ROH’s current obsession with booking multiple low blows on every TV episode, and Bully Ray’s parents wanting to retire in Montana. Plus ROH’s first event from 2002 arrives to Honor Club.…
 
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by longtime PWTorch contributor Benjamin Tucker to discuss New Japan's Dominion show and where Okada vs. Omega lands in the pantheon of great wrestling matches. They also talk about Chris Jericho's IC Title win and what his schedule may look like going forward ...…
 
This week's Deep Dive reviews some of the key happenings during today's New Japan Dominion Show - so spoilers are ahead! Rich discusses with listeners the key questions surrounding some of the results, and tries to focus the conversation around the main event's post match press conference and the inferences made from the speaker's words. Additi ...…
 
This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" features Pat McNeill interviewing then-current DGUSA champion Johnny Gargano with live callers five years ago (5-29-03). They discuss his title run, the Evolve 20-22 shows that weekend and his title defense, working for PWG, and much more, plus Gargano goes step-by-step through the one-year plan for his ch ...…
 
The Summer of 1993 might be one of the most interesting times in the history of the WWF. With the Federal investigation looming, Vince McMahon steps down as President of Titan Sports after 12 years in the role, Tom Cole's story and the "ring boy scandal" continues to twist in the media, Hulk Hogan is working with NJPW but he's the WWF Champion ...…
 
PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday's Impact Wrestling with callers! They begin the show talking about Eddie Edwards promising to MURDER Sami Callihan (spoiler: no murder took place on television). They also discuss Aries vs. Moose, Moose vs. Drake, and the LAX saga.
 
In this episode, Kelly Wells, Justin James, and Tom Stoup cover Lacey Evans's continued improvement, Dream and Ricochet in one of the best hype videos in NXT history, an email about NXT's popularity, and more.
 
Future WWE Hall Of Famer Rey Mysterio jumped on the phone to catch up with JR. Talking Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide upcoming show at Madison Square Garden, originally signing with JR at WWE, and upcoming 6-man tag match at NJPW’s Dominion event this weekend in Osaka. Plus: on the anniversary of a legendary match, JR taps an old friend for ‘Slobber ...…
 
Jim Meskimen's version of the iconic "So God made a farmer" speech by Paul Harvey, this time altered to acknowledge Gary Vee of Vayner Media, the Vaynerchuk that "God Made".Tongue in cheek, but just a little.
 
“Televised Titles.” This week Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear discuss ROH’s 350th episode of television featuring Silas Young vs. Austin Aries for the TV title and Karen Q vs. Tenille Dashwood, Deonna Purrazzo signing with NXT, and Bullet Club being featured more prominently than anyone else in ROH.
 
ICYMI: Neal sat down with the great Tony Schiavone in October, and what resulted was a fascinating 50-minute interview! We'll be back with an original episode next week, right here on Neal Pruitt's Secrets of WCW Nitro! -> Don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com ...…
 
I visit with actor and game director J.B. Blanc and we horse around a little after a session, after which I try and share some knowledge.
 
On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, MMATorch.com’s Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey preview the stacked UFC 225 card. They take a quick look back at UFC Fight Night 131. They give give a career retrospective of Michael Bisping. Zack Heydorn joins Robert to give the Chicago perspective on UFC 225, the CM Punk trial, Money i ...…
 
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch contributor Mike McMahon to discuss this past week's Impact Wrestling Under Pressure TV show, match-by-match. They also talk about problems that could arise from Brian Cage's undefeated streak, and whether or not Kenny Omega vs. Chris Jericho could ...…
 
This is a special dive – as Mike Sempervive of Wrestlingobserver.com and Wrestling Observer Live joins to continue the Suzuki love. Mike talks about the winding path that took him from a doubter of Suzuki, due in part to Inoki-ism and the victims it claimed, to today, where Minoru holds a place that is well-deserved in Mike’s heart. Rich and Mi ...…
 
You won't believe what Bob Holly thought of working for Jerry Jarrett in Memphis, or maybe you will, but his story doesn't stop there. Nobody has a story like Bob Holly. From quitting his job to wrestle to quitting wrestling to get a job and back again, he got his big break out of nowhere and felt like he was going nowhere as "Thurman 'Sparky' ...…
 
This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" features James Caldwell and Greg Parks discussing with live callers the just-completed TNA Slammiversary PPV, running down the overall show and individual matches, biggest surprise of the night, some disappointments, and of course Hulk Hogan's bizarre promo.
 
Impressionist and voice actor Jim Meskimen talks about 57th Street and some of the great moments that began there and influenced his career.
 
In this episode of PWT Talks NXT, Kelly Wells, Justin James, and Tom Stoup cover Nikki Cross's return to the title scene, Ricochet and Dream's intriguing feud, Johnny Gargano's odd timing, and more.
 
Last week JR boldly claimed that Drew McIntyre will be a future champion in the WWE. This week Drew called in to talk about his return to the company, which superstars he’s most excited to work with in the future, and the reaction within the locker room to the FOX TV deal. Plus: Roseanne easily takes home this week’s ‘Pet Coon Goofy Award’, an ...…
 
“Low Blows & Roll-Ups.” This week Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot discuss some complaints with the Honor Club events, the possibility of ROH introducing intergender wrestling, the fabulous Sumie Sakai vs. Jenny Rose title match, and predictions on the Best In The World PPV card. Send your thoughts to talkinghonor@gmail.com.…
 
On this special edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, MMATorch.com’s Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey take an in-depth look at the new television deals for the UFC and WWE’s Smackdown. On the UFC side: Robert gives Rick an abridged ESPN history lesson, they discuss the legacy of the UFC’s relationship with Fox, whether non-MMA pundits will ...…
 
Gary Michael Cappetta - The World's Most Dangerous Announcer - returns to talk Cactus Jack losing his ear (!), working with El Gigante, his stage show, advice for young wrestlers, and more! Check it out and enjoy! -> Don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! ...…
 
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch contributor Justin James to discuss what's happening in NXT as they head toward Takeover: Chicago, including what's next for Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano, as well as the depth of the Women's Division. They also take a look at Impact's latest TV ...…
 
This week's Deep Dive is a salute to the king of violence, the sultan of slaps, the maven of mauling, Minoru Suzuki. Ursin DeRoche of the PWTorch NJPW Lioncast joins to chat about the man, the myth, the Suzuki, what matches he would recommend a new watcher see to get the personality of Suzuki, and of course the listeners have their say as we sa ...…
 
This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" features PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks, discussing with live callers the just-completed WWE Extreme Rules PPV from all angles including The Finishes, what's next, when will C.M. Punk return?, and much more including The Shield vs. Team Hell No, Ryback vs. John Cen ...…
 
Instead of a single topic in long form this week, Conrad lets YOU ask Bruce the questions! The result is questions about anything and everything including Adam Bomb, Bruce's "WCW Dream Team" for the Invasion, Bruce's WCW gimmick as a manager, why Shamrock left, why Joey Styles wasn't on WrestleMania, babyfaces being clean shaven, Windham's "Wid ...…
 
PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday's Impact Wrestling with callers! They begin the show talking about Don Callis's return to commentary and the Eddie Edwards-Sami Callihan angle. From there they also discuss Eddie Kingston returning, Brian Cage, Moose vs. Kongo Kong, lulls in the middle of the show, and much more.…
 
In this episode, Kelly Wells, Justin James, and Harley R. Pageot cover Lacey Evans's progression, the latest Gargano-Ciampa chapter, Dream-Ricochet against Sullivan, and more.
 
JR called Eric Bischoff to get his inside-take on chart-topping podcast 83 Weeks, what advice he has for Cody Rhodes and the ALL IN crew, and how he continues to evolve in the content business. JR also pays tribute to the late-great Owen Hart on the anniversary of his tragic death in our Slobberknocker Of The Week segment…why the NFL earned thi ...…
 
“Another Spot of Bother.” This week Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear discuss the growing conflict between Cody and Marty Scurll, what to do with Punishment Martinez, Jay Lethal’s road to redemption, and the return of Joey Daddiego. Send any questions to talkinghonor@gmail.com."
 
Gary Michael Cappetta - The World's Most Dangerous Announcer - joins Neal this week on Secrets of Nitro! Topics include working with Gorilla Monsoon, idolizing Bruno Sammartino, WCW memories and more! -> Don't forget to preorder NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW. Go to www.wcwnitrobook.com NOW! Subscribe on ...…
 
On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, MMATorch.com’s Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC Fight Night 129. They discuss how Ariel Helwani moving to ESPN reflects on the network and react to the recent social media feuds of Chuck Liddell. Rick and Robert look ahead to UFC Fight Night 130 and Bellator 200, and also disc ...…
 
In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch contributor Michael Moore to discuss the positives and negatives of MLW's new Fusion TV show. They also take a look at Ronda Rousey vs. Nia Jax from all angles, the renaissance of PCO, Daniel Bryan's booking since his return, what the recent news of ...…
 
Short podcast about some radio commercials I have on the air now that I like alot. I play a completely unprofessional radio announcer, which after 34 years of voice acting was a fun challenge.
 
This week's Deep Dive is a continuation of the conversation started with "Innocent" Isaiah Santero - the art and artistry of wrestling, and how one can evaluate it. PWTorch contributor Zack Heydorn joins Rich to discuss the difficulty of separating art from a corporate provider like WWE, where Zack sits on wrestling for wrestling's sake, and th ...…
 
This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" features PWTorch editor Wade Keller interviewing Andrew Goldstein, an ex-WWE Creative Team member, five years ago on May 17, 2013. They talk about WWE: Extreme Rules predictions, Fandango, WWE cutbacks including Derrick Bateman (EC3), whom he would cut from the roster, Gimmick Matches, Squash Matches, road ...…
 
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