September 18th, 2020 | 54 mins 31 secs
blackcraft wrestling, john morrison, matt light, no apologies, paige, saraya knight, wrestlemania, wwe
Since the "Rise and Fall of Blackcraft Wrestling" Documentary has been making the rounds, we welcomed creative mind with with BCW, Comedian Matt Light, back to the show to talk about his experience in the company. We talk about the company's inception leading up to the first Burning Bridges event in Pittsburgh, the WWE's Paige being involved, the mistakes made over the course of the project, Every Time I Die Fest in Buffalo, and the infamous No Apologies show from WrestleMania weekend. We also get a glimpse into the possible future of Blackcraft Wrestling.
September 10th, 2020 | 47 mins 9 secs
battle zone wrestling, boomer payne, fight underground, pittsburgh, quinn magnum, sons of steel, sos customs
Boomer Payne joins us to talk about growing up seeing the National Wrestling Alliance at the Civic Arena, training for wrestling in Fairmont, WV, coming to the Pittsburgh are to meet Quinn Magnum among others, the rib that lead to him becoming the 15 year defending IWC High Stakes Champion, returning to see his high school friend Jimmy Vegas win it in 2017, adjusting to southern wrestling, working with Fight Underground and the Sons of Steel leading to SOS Custom Tees and SOS Custom Network!
September 4th, 2020 | 42 mins 10 secs
chavo guererro, cleveland, effy, jason kincaid, matt riddle, real shoot wrestling, teddy hart, west virginia
Tim Cross of Real Shoot Wrestling joins us to talk about his introduction to pro wrestling, training under TJ Phillips alongside Jason Kincaid, some stories in the early days of the Renegade Wrestling Alliance, staring RSW, working with Matt Riddle weeks before he debuted with WWE NXT, Chavo Guerrero and his chiropractor, Teddy Hart and his cats, Effy, and more!
August 21st, 2020 | 59 mins 6 secs
the real reason there was a pivot to fight society and the development of fight underground., transitioning to becoming the booker for pwx, we have a rare opportunity to have a chat with former nwa north american champion quinn magnum as we go down memory lane on training and his wrestling career
We have a rare opportunity to have a chat with former NWA North American Champion Quinn Magnum as we go down memory lane on training and his wrestling career, transitioning to becoming the booker for PWX, the real reason there was a pivot to Fight Society and the development of Fight Underground.
August 14th, 2020 | 26 mins 57 secs
crosshairs kelly, fight underground, ocw, ohio championship wrestling, pat the bruiser, tag team wrestling, warhoss
We are joined by Crosshairs Kelly and Pat the Bruiser, Warhoss. We talk about their early influences in professional wrestling and training, learning from Rob Mathis and Bruce Grey, syncing as a tag team, their rebranding due to the success of Warhorse, and working on a closed set for the Fight Underground matches.
See Warhoss in action in Ryse and Fight Underground on www.IndyWrestling.us.
July 2nd, 2020 | 14 mins 13 secs
indy wrestling, laura loveless, locker room, me too movement, pro wrestling, sexual assault, speaking out, women's wrestling
After our discussion last week about having a safer locker room with Marcus Mann and Tyler Klein, Laura Loveless stuck around to tell us her awkward locker room story that was mentioned in passing during the last episode.
See Laura Loveless and others in action at www.indywrestling.us !
June 25th, 2020 | 44 mins 5 secs
#speakingout, laura loveless, lgbtq, locker room, marcus mann, me too, ryse wrestling, tyler klein, women wrestlers
In the wake of the #SpeakingOut movement, the conversation has included what wrestling companies need to do to operate a safer locker room. Ryse Wrestling has been a promotion that has been endeavoring to have a welcoming and safe locker room in it's over 3 years in existence. We talk with head booker Marcus Man, and roster members Tyler Klein and Laura Loveless about the movement, speaking out, what the company does right and what it needs to work on, as well as everyone else, moving forward.
June 19th, 2020 | 47 mins 33 secs
Drake Braddock joins us to have a conversation about his fight with depression including the "performance high" and bullying in the case of Hana Kimura.
June 11th, 2020 | 55 mins 47 secs
cleveland, devil bhudakahn, gentleman joe perry, giant eagle, indy wrestling, international wrestling cartel, iwc wrestling, jt lighnight, outlaw shows, pittsburgh
Referee Bobby Williams AKA Wrestler Robert Parker Williams talks about the Devil Bhudakahn book project and remembers some stories about the man who helped shape his wrestling and refereeing careers, announces his next project on JT Lightning and reflects on All Pro Wrestling, including a poop story regarding Sonny Landell, Joe Perry’s outlaw shows with Giant Eagle, and more stories from Pittsburgh and Cleveland wrestling over the years with surprise co-guest Glenn Spectre!
May 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 6 mins
aew, david lawless, max petrunya, pro wrestling tees, shawn spears, trademark law, wwe
"The Reaper" Matt Conard joins us to discuss his ordeal with trademarks after being taken by AEW wrestler Shawn Spears and the timing around a wrestling show that may have lead to it. We also welcome "The Gavel" David LawlessAKA Max Petrunya PPC to help us walk through Trademarks, Copyrights, and how pro wrestlers can protect themselves and their characters.
May 21st, 2020 | 39 mins 11 secs
aew, all elite wrestling, international wrestling cartel, iwc, mr mayhem, pittsburgh, wardlow
Originally Recorded August 16, 2016
This week Wardlow joins us to talk about tearing through the International Wrestling Cartel, Justin LaBar and more!
May 15th, 2020 | 36 mins 33 secs
Commentator, booker, and all around swell guy, Joe Dombrowski, joins the show this week as we talk about getting the most out of the time he's had in his career, the shock of his schedule change, what wrestling could look like when we "come back" from the current world state thanks to coronavirus, and we dive into his latest project, Wrestling from the Heartland showcasing Les Thatcher's Heartland Wrestling Association and it's WWF developmental era days, the Brian Pillman Memorial and more!
May 7th, 2020 | 42 mins 36 secs
This week members of the Prospect Pro Wrestling roster Chest Flexor, Professor Ryan Dye and Zack Rayne join us to talk bout creative distractions, Sasquatch Cornhole, trademark gimmick issues, the wonderful world of skiing, and taking being a heel too far.
April 30th, 2020 | 47 mins 23 secs
pittsburgh, remote fitness, ryse wrestling, the stronghold
Drake Braddock and HoneyBadger are live from their respective bunkers as we chat about the history of the Ryse Wrestling Stronghold, Drake's home conversion for remote clients, gimmicks that were never launched, including a fascinating fleshed out Italian faction, and help develop Drake's Bunker Burn.
April 16th, 2020 | 55 mins 20 secs
#wrestlertwitterafterdark, black wednesday, covid-19, indy wrestling, layoffs, quarantine, tik tok, wwe
This week, our Quarantine Hangout returns as we welcome Calvin Couture, Ronnie Starks, BC Steele, and former NWA North American Heavyweight Champion Quinn Magnum to catch up and see how everyone is holding up. We talk about #WrestlerTwitterAfterDark, WWE talent exodus on Black Wednesday, creative new ventures in this quarantine and more!
April 8th, 2020 | 28 mins 46 secs
absolute intense wrestling, documentary, indy wrestling, international wrestling cartel, magnum ck, magnum's opus, pro wrestling, ryse wrestling
Magnum CK returns to the show to talk about his newest documentary "Magnum's Opus". We talk about what the's been up to since his in ring retirement at AIW, the transition from the "Marking Out" documentary sequal to what this has become, and some fond memories of working with Papa Shango, and Victor Benjamin over that years.