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2020 AEW Full Gear Recap

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley open up by giving general thoughts on All Elite Wrestling’s Full Gear Pay Per View event this past weekend. 2:57 - The Young Bucks, finally won the AEW World Tag Team Championship by beating FTR. 14:43 - Kenny Omega, looked like Kenny Omega in his victory over Adam…

AEW 2020 Full Gear Preview

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley open up by previewing All Elite Wrestling’s Full Gear Pay Per View event this weekend. Matt Hardy vs. Sammy Guevara in an Elite Deletion match.  4:50 - Chris Jericho vs MJF 10:07 - FTR (Cash Wheeler and Dax Harwood) (c) (with Tully Blanchard) vs. The Young Bucks (Matt…

A WWE Legend is coming back for a match with Roman Reigns

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley discuss the possibility of the Undertaker returning to WWE for a match with Roman Reigns at Survivor Series. 9:54 - Could Bill Goldberg be returning to WWE for a match with Roman Reigns. 18:42 - Thoughts on WWE Hell in a Cell specifically Drew McIntyre defending the WWE…

James Stewart and Justin Barrasso, Sports Illustrated

James Stewart and Justin Barrasso from Sports Illustrated, discussed their long time friendship, wrestling fandom and current and past issues in the Wrestling World.  Open: Justin's background and 18 year friendship.  5:45: The story behind the Bully Ray "Average Athlete" incident.   11:38 - Background and research into the Randy Savage feature story.  26:18 - Where…

2020 WWE Draft and One Year of AEW on TNT

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley discuss the WWE Draft and specifically how WWE handles it’s talent in these situation and how the New Day was split up.  12:10 - The debate continues on how Sasha Banks and Bayley have been booked leading into their Hell in a Cell match.  29:30 - We look…

Roman Reigns vs Everyone (Samoa Joe? CM Punk? The Rock?)

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley discuss the reason why Roman Reigns is a bad guy right now and how this could be the biggest story for the WWE in years.  7:48 – Could Samoa Joe, CM Punk and The Rock be potential future opponents for Roman Reigns? 21:26 – Did CM Punk really…

WWE 2020 Clash of Champions recap

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley recap WWE Clash of Champions 1:55 – Is Roman Reigns vs the Rock possible in the future? 11:01 – The Roman Reigns we saw tonight against Jey Uso, is the Roman Reigns we’ve been waiting for.  16:26 – Thoughts on WWE Champion Drew Mcintrye against Randy Orton  31:18…

A Must Watch AEW show - WWE Clash of Champions Preview

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley debate All Elite Wrestling’s MUST SEE Parking lot fight between Best Friends and Santana and Ortiz. Was it good and was it in good taste? 9:27  – Reaction to our Top 10 wrestlers since 1990 discussion 16:33 – What’s been good on AEW with MJF, The Young Bucks…

Top 10 Wrestlers since 1990 - WWE and AEW News

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley discuss who they think the top 10 pro wrestlers are since 1990. Riley: Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin, The Rock, John Cena, Ric Flair, Bret Hart, Shawn Michaels, Chris Jericho, Undertaker and Sting Stewart: Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin, The Rock, John Cena, Ric Flair, Mick Foley, Brock Lesnar, Daniel…

Roman Reigns is with Paul Heyman - AEW All Out 2020 Recap

Open – James Stewart and Mike Riley discuss the Roman Reigns / Paul Heyman pairing. This is the most interesting story in Pro Wrestling today. 8:05 – Could we see Roman Reigns against the Rock at Wrestlemania 37? 17:54 – Smackdown was amazing, Bayley has turned on Sasha Banks. 31:20 – AEW Pay Per Review…

RAW Underground, WWE Retribution, AEW Social Media issues

This Week James Stewart talks about Summer Slam, Eric Bischoff’s return to pro wrestling TV, AEW’s social media issues and answers your questions.  Could a Tag Team main event Wrestlemaina? Who’s benefited from a lack of a live audience?  Who is the retribution group? Could MJF jump to WWE? What’s the goal of RAW Underground?…

Big E Will Be A Star As A Singles Wrestler in WWE

This Week James Stewart and Mike Riley talk about Summer Slam in Boston being official canceled. The future of Big E, Keith Lee, the North American Championship. They also talk about the creative process in WWE and how performers need to step up to be successful in the current system. 

The Last Ride of the Undertaker

This Week James Stewart and Mike Riley take a deep dive into the career of The Undertaker. Mark Calaway, known for more than 30 years as WWE’s Undertaker might have wrestled his last match in wrestling. We talk about his early years, his feuds with over the course of his career, Brock beating the streak…