Sean's and Chips are back to preview one of the biggest weekends of the year for their favorite company - Insane Championship Wrestling. It's time for Shug's Hoose Party 5 from Glasgow, with a slew of big things advertised, including the return of Grado and DCT vs Stevie Boy for the ICW Title! You can fight Chips at www.fightboothpw.com and you can see this show at ICW On Demand!
Sean and Al go into all the details on this special episode as they discuss the WWE Universal Champion, Brock Lesnar, appearing at the end of the last UFC PPV to challenge Daniel Cormier for the UFC Heavyweight Title. Sean thinks this is leading to a co-promoted WWE vs UFC Super Bowl and is going to be one of the most insane things ever. Listen and decide if he's making sense or is just talking crazy.
Sean and Al are back on the air and a ton has happened since they last talked. The TV deals, the XFL, the build to Extreme Rules, and Al being 7th row for Punk's UFC fight. Then we go to our UK corerespondent Chips to talk NXT UK and ICW.
It's a crazy time of transformation for the industry right now and there's no one better to talk about it then WWE business expert Chris Harrington of Wrestlenomics. Chris Harrington of the Wrestlenomics podcast stops by and brings some amazing content! Chris is brilliant when it comes to analyzing the business of pro wrestling, and this is a time where the business of the industry is changing wildly. We discuss this $300 million increase in WWE TV rights, where Vince is getting $500 million to put into the XFL, how WWE is going to spend their money, their global expansion, whether these changes will be good for the rest of the industry, and so much more. You can find Chris's podcast wherever podcasts are found and support them at www.patreon/wrestlenomics!
Things are going wild in the world of lucha libre. LA Park is attempting to headline TripleMania and then main event vs Rush at the CMLL Anniversary show! There's no better authority on lucha than thecubsfan, and it's an honor to have him on the show to help make sense of things. We talk about LA Park, Konnan, Jeff Jarrett as AAA champion, Rey Fenix, Penta, AAA trying to run MSG, how lucha can expand into America as NJPW has, and a lot more. If you want to get caught up on everything happening in Mexico, this is your show!
Sean Reedy and Justin Shapiro are lifelong wrestling fans who have been talking online for a decade but have never spoken. Hear them finally get together as they try to explain the insanity of 2018 pro wrestling, while also putting into context everything that's happened in the mainstream American industry since WCW went out of business 17 years ago. This is one fun hour of audio!
Sean and Al have been trying to avoid it for 6 weeks but it needs to be discussed. They finally go into the Roman Reigns situation and where we're heading from here. They also wonder what in the world is going on with how WWE is booking Daniel Bryan and other topics from a perplexing week of WWE TV.
It's a special episode! We have two unique interesting interviews for you - first an interview with MMA expert Ed Blair as we talk all the crazy crossovers happening between WWE and UFC right now, including CM Punk fight and All In weekend autograph appearance, the status of Brock Lesnar, and whether the Ronda Rousey experiment will work. Then Sean gets to talk about his favorite promotion, Insane Championship Wrestling, with Scottish wrestling writer Chips, about ICW's recent huge Barramania show. It's a fun one, give it a download!
Rick Crane of 70s-tv.com joins Sean to talk about his Memphis wrestling DVDs and talk about the glory days of the Memphis territory! If you have any leads on new Memphis footage e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org!