This week on the show, we make a bunch of movie and TV references as we steer clear of talking about wrestling as long as we possibly can. When we do get to wrestling, we dissect what we feel is the problem with professional wrestling today, particularly in the United States, and we all try to come up with our five worst wrestlers ever. Some of the answers may surprise you!
In the news, we send our condolences to the friends, family, and fans of Frenchy Martin, who passed away Friday morning. Paige gets engaged to Alberto Del Rio, much to the chagrin of some other folks, and not just us on the podcast. Injury updates on The Undertaker and Hideo Itami. WWE signs more indie talent. TNA’s lawsuit woes continue. Plus news on James Ellsworth, Vader, and much, much more! Tune in!
BoredWrestlingFan Radio Episode 250 (MP3, 2:02:55)
This week’s break song was “Lunatic Fringe” by Red Rider. Buy it here!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, Joe has no idea what happened, because he wasn’t there. Apparently in the first half, everybody else talked wrestling. Joe didn’t. Joe came back later. James Ellsworth and stuff, I guess. Drowgoddess brings us news of New Japan.
In the news, Paige and WWE are at war regarding her injury and the wellness policy, essentially. Alberto Del Rio has changed his story about getting cut up in a knife fight again. Tyler Breeze and Rusev are upset about their ratings in WWE2K17. Hideo Itami is out of action again. We get an update on a potential Lucha Underground Season 4. Loads of news regarding TNA, including Billy Corgan filing a lawsuit against them, the company owing back taxes to the state of Tennessee, and more. WWE files a new trademark, we preview Total Bellas, and much, much more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, Joe challenges JT to host the show. We forget what happens through most of the week in wrestling, but somehow manage to spend some time talking about this past Tuesday’s SmackDown as we come to tonight’s No Mercy Pay Per View. Joe reveals he doesn’t intend to watch the show, complaining that there is far too much WWE content now with bi-weekly PPV events. Drowgoddess talks NJPW.
In the news, rumors abound that WWE has purchased TNA’s tape library and that Billy Corgan will be taking over the rest of the company in an attempt to rebrand and relaunch. We find out the reason the rest of the Spirit Squad wasn’t on SmackDown this week. WWE fans rejoice, as we no longer have the pressure of being a “Universe” and can just be fans again, apparently. Jamie Noble and Alberto Del Rio are victims of separate knife attacks. Ric Flair says Halle Berry rode Space Mountain – a claim Berry’s publicist denies. Seth Rollins gets mobbed in Chile. Bret Hart and Michael Hayes talk about each other on the internet, WWE considers adding TNA and ROH live events to the WWE Network, and much, much more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, Joe tries to rush the show so he can go to a concert, but decides to talk about the Empire State Wrestling shows he went to over the last couple of nights anyway. We talk football and politics, and discuss TNA’s current financial situation. Drowgoddess gives us the lowdown on what’s going on in NJPW.
In the news, The Young Bucks make tag team history. TJ Perkins has heat. RAW suffers it’s lowest rating ever. WWE gets some good news in at least one of their class action lawsuits. Jamie Noble is stabbed in a road rage incident. Sunny is in trouble, the New York State Athletic Commission makes some drastic rule changes for 2017, and much, much more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, Joe joins in the conversation, despite being sick. We get all the usual stuff out of the way in one quick burst. We talk about how badly we feel the Cruiserweights were booked on RAW. Drowgoddess talks NJPW. We give our WWE Clash of Champions predictions for tonight.
In the news, Luke Harper is cleared for a return to in-ring action. Terry Funk needs to be cleared by a doctor just to leave his house. Cody and Brandi Rhodes sign with Impact Wrestling, though Cody has to simply go by “Cody.” WWE wants Matt Hardy back. Renee Dupree says CM Punk fans in WWE were plants, and Ric Flair gives his thoughts on Punk’s UFC 203 fight. All this and more on BoredWrestlingFan Radio!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we actually talk about wrestling for most of the show! We talk about TJ Perkins winning the Cruiserweight Classic, the title wins and changes at Backlash, RAW and SmackDown, and then we get the lowdown on what’s happening in NJPW from Drowgoddess in the first half of the show.
In the news, Paige will return to WWE after all. Alberto Del Rio will not, essentially given his choice of AAA and CMLL. Both of them explain their WWE Wellness suspensions. Terry Funk retires, perhaps for good this time. News on the WWE Cruiserweight division. Eric Young signs with WWE, while James Storm becomes a free agent again. Ryback attempts to change his legal name TO Ryback. ProWrestlingTees buys ProWrestlingCrate. News on the financials for NJPW and TNA. TNA’s Director of Consumer Engagement is let go. All this and more on BWF Radio! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, Joe delivers the numbers for show, and they’re apparently equal to the amount of offense CM Punk got in at UFC 203. We spend a bit of time talking about the event, specifically Punk’s fight, and discuss the very distinct difference between the UFC Fight Pass and the WWE Network. We briefly touch on WWE Backlash, as well as the programming from the week, Delete or Decay is discussed, and Drowgoddess tells us all about what’s going on over in NJPW.
In the news, CM Punk’s days of fighting in the UFC are over, according to Dana White – but then again, they’re not, also according to Dana White. Alberto Del Rio is released by WWE, while Paige has obtained legal counsel in an effort to quit. Meanwhile, Tyson Kidd’s contract has been renewed. WWE signs several Chinese talent. Scott Hall gets into an altercation at a TGI Fridays. Prince Puma may be leaving Lucha Underground. Cody Rhodes can work both ROH and TNA, while Billy Gunn may wind up working NJPW. Eva Marie gets a movie role. All this and much more on BWF Radio! Tune in! Please?
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, the guys celebrate Kevin Owens becoming Champion of the Universe on RAW. and not much else from this week’s WWE main roster programming. Joe brags about being nominated for a local music award. Nobody else cares. We rejoice because Lucha Underground returns this week. And then we talk about whatever else comes to mind, because who needs to talk wrestling on a wrestling podcast?
In the news, Jim Cornette talks surprisingly positively about Kevin Owens’ Universal Championship win on RAW. Random ESPN reporter does not. Amber Gallows gets upset by Dana Brooke. Alberto Del Rio leaves WWE – again. The Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton rematch will take place at a house show in Chicago. News on ROH, Lucha Underground, and TNA. Final Deletion 2 news. Plus the guys search for celebrities on JewOrNotJew.com. All this and more on BWF Radio 243. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, Noyce and Drowgoddess return to the show. We talk about concerts and being old. Then we get steered into the direction of professional wrestling as Drowgoddess talks about ROH’s Death Before Dishonor event that she attended in Las Vegas last weekend. We give a quick SummerSlam recap. We discuss a favorite topic of ours, the culture of outrage on the internet surrounding all things WWE. Plus, we unintentionally debut a new segment, “Hogan in History.”
In the news, did Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton leave you wondering if Brock went off-script? Good. That was the point. Same thing with The Miz on Talking Smack. Seth Rollins doesn’t injure people, they injure themselves. Chris Jericho tries to legit fight Brock Lesnar. Sasha Banks takes time off, making way for Bayley on the main roster. Bret Hart is a grumpy old man. The Dudleys leave WWE. Bo Dallas is removed from a flight. Sexy Star delves into boxing. The Hardys and Decay film “Final Deletion 2.” Gargano talks #GloriousBombs. All this, and much, much more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, with Drowgoddess and Noyce both unavailable to participate, thus bringing down our number of both Europeans and women on the show to zero, Joe filled the void in one fell swoop by bringing in an Irish lass, MK of the SummerSluts ’98 podcast. We talk about the differences between America and everywhere else in the world, play the occasional round of a SummerSluts ’98 hallmark called “Would You Suck His Dick, Though,” and give our thoughts on tonight’s SummerSlam card.
In the news, celebrities fall through for SummerSlam. Wellness violation suspensions everywhere! Randy Orton and Brock Lesnar say “shit” and get away with it. Sara Del Ray and Adam Pearce get promotions. Shawn Michaels and Scotty 2 Hotty are offered new jobs on the same level as one another. Gawker goes away, Stephanie McMahon titles her autobiography, Flo Rida sucks, and much, much more! Tune in!