This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we kick off the show by talking about football. However, unlike most weeks, this is somewhat relevant to the topic of professional wrestling as we discuss the rise and fall of the XFL, it’s place as an alternative to the NFL, and why it wasn’t successful. Then Joe has to leave the conversation, and comes back to a discussion about managers in pro wrestling. What was talked about in the meantime? You’re gonna have to tune in to find out, but I did hear the words “edible underpants” at one point…
In the news, Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte Flair is going to keep being a thing. Paige’s suspension has ended. Linda McMahon has been chosen to head the Small Business Administration. Lita and Jerry Lawler are gone from WWE programming entirely. Colby Corino did a bunch of drugs and got busted. News on WWE Network, TNA’s ownership, Bayley bears, and much more, plus our exclusive Total Divas preview! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we talk about the week in professional wrestling as we see it – which in Joe’s case is almost not at all. JT and Drowgoddess miss this week’s show. The rest of us run down the TLC card and give half assed predictions. Noyce tells us why Becky Lynch calling herself a honey badger is absolutely terrifying.
In the news, Jimmy Snuka only has months to live. Meanwhile, Tamina Snuka has been cleared to compete. SPOILER ALERT! Shinske Nakamura wins the NXT Championship at a house show in Osaka, Japan. WWE Superstars is no longer a show. The Young Bucks re-sign with ROH while Veda Scott gets her release. Alex Riley will be on Netflix’s GLOW reboot, John Cena will be on SNL, and much, much more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we give our thoughts on this week in pro wrestling – which aren’t much. Joe blatantly watches The Simpsons during the broadcast. JT listens to MC Hammer. And we get through the first hour, including Drow’s look at NJPW within the first 45 minutes.
In the news, Goldberg is making himself available to WWE for the right price. Jamie Noble returns to the road. Cesaro gets left off the WWE Live poster in his homeland. Kenny Dykstra gets fired, but not from WWE. A clip from WWE Story Time may or may not be gone from existence. David Otunga schools internet watchdogs. Alberto El Patron dishes on why he left WWE, the Honky Tonk man makes money from other people’s gimmicks, and much, much more.
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we half celebrate 5 years on the air (as of this Tuesday). We then talk about wrestling, including the varying amounts of NXT Takeover: Toronto we each seemed to have watched, Joe’s live RAW experience, and doing exactly what prompted us to start this weekly show, a Survivor Series roundtable discussion.
In the news, Sin Cara is still in hot water over his altercation with Chris Jericho. James Ellsworth may or may not be signed full time to WWE. Bill Goldberg states the obvious. Yet another program dedicated to telling the story of ECW will take place Monday after RAW on the WWE Network. The Rock and Roll Express are still wrestling. CHIKARA and Beyond Wrestling both part ways with Joey Styles, while Mickie James and Dawn Marie defend him. WWE challenges a surprising trademark, we give our Total Divas synopsis, and more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, Joe and JT get their birthday wish of barely talking about wrestling at all, aside from Joe pointing out that the first person to become both a WWE Hall of Famer and President Elect of the United States was sadly not Jesse Ventura. Joe searches for WWE RAW tickets, revealing prices for obstructed view seating for tomorrow night’s event from KeyBank Center in Buffalo. Plus, Drowgoddess gives us the latest on NJPW.
In the news, Vince McMahon loves the term “sparklecrotch.” He also blames Sasha Banks for a table not breaking at Hell In A Cell. Chris Jericho and Sin Cara get into a fight on the UK tour. The SmackDown announce team expands as Tom Phillips joins Michael Cole, David Otunga and JBL. Speaking of JBL, he and Paul Heyman may find themselves with a larger presence on the WWE Network. News on ROH contracts and TNA lawsuits, Joey Styles gets himself canned from EVOLVE, and much more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, Joe proves that no matter how prepared we are, something can always go wrong on this show. We do our best to recollect what happened in the world of professional wrestling television this week and can barely recall some details. Drowgoddess takes us through the Lucha Underground show she attended this past week. Joe and JT share dating site stories. Drow gives us the latest on NJPW.
In the news, we reveal why Charlotte won at Hell In A Cell. We get an update on Austin Aries’ injury. Scott “Flash” Norton is returning to New Japan. News on Hulk Hogan and Gawker. The latest on Billy Corgan and the TNA ownership picture. Kid Kash wants to fight CM Punk, the Edge and Christian Show is set to return, our Total Bellas preview, and much, much more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we spoil last week’s Walking Dead. Didn’t see it? Too bad, JT says you should’ve taken off work to watch it instead of complaining about spoilers. We forget most of RAW, and half of us didn’t watch SmackDown. Joe spoils this past Wednesday’s Lucha Underground for Noyce. We give our Hell In A Cell predictions.
In the news, Sasha Banks vs. Charlotte may be the main event of Hell In A Cell. Maybe. Yes it is. No, maybe not. Who knows? Who cares? Vince McMahon cuts off Paul Heyman. James Ellsworth fans buy t-shirts. Austin Aries took a stiff kick to the face from Shinsuke Nakamura. Lots of news about Billy Corgan’s lawsuit against TNA Wrestling. Lucha Underground gets picked up by Turner – in Germany. DDP’s daughter, along with Lacey Von Erich, Brooke Hogan, and Roddy Piper’s daughter Ariel are launching a new women’s wrestling promotion. All this, plus our Total Bellas preview, and much more. Tune in!
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!