This week, BoredWrestlingFan Radio returns after a week off, and boy have things changed. Pokemon Go is the new big thing, and Impact Wrestling is praised for their original content of The Final Deletion while WWE is panned for their Wyatt Family Compound version of it. Meanwhile, Lucha Underground laughs at the other two companies’ futile attempts to re-create their product.
In the news, WWE’s lawyers are sending cease and desist letters over the names and likenesses of former talent in promotional material from indie promotions. Brock Lesnar may or may not have taken a former NFL opponent to Suplex City, but the USADA says he’s going to “fined for PEDs city” after he failed an anti-doping test following his UFC 200 fight. Chris Jericho refuses to sell merch – unless it’s on his Pro Wrestling Tees store, apparently. Our good friend Moose signs a deal with TNA Wrestling. Rhino gets endorsed by a local newspaper in his bid for a seat in the Michigan State House. All this, and much, much more on BoredWrestlingFan. Tune in!
This week on BWF Radio, it’s a slow week so we actually talk about wrestling! We discuss the week in wrestling television, among other wrestling related topics. In the news, Roman Reigns apologizes. Paul Heyman says he won’t be with Brock Lesnar at UFC 200. Charges against Jerry Lawler are dropped, as is his suspended. Fake Bobby Heenan fools everyone – including Twitter’s verification system. WWE searches for new talent. Tune in!
*Programming note* – we will not be on next Saturday due to a scheduling conflict.
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we discuss Brexit and what it means for not only the European and UK economies, but how if affects professional wrestling in the UK. We talk Money In The Bank, and MavenFan tries to figure out JT’s address.
In the news, Roman Reigns finds himself suspended for 30 days due to a wellness policy violation. Cody Rhodes is offered a WWE Legends Contract. The latest news on the WWE Crusierweight Classic. WWE Legal news including updates on Paige, Jimmy Snuka, and Jerry “The King” Lawler. More news on names being reached out to as potential talent coming back to WWE. Trevor Lee and Sput re-sign with TNA, but The Hardys, Drew Galloway, and EC3 have not. Scott Hall wants to work for WWE. Vader faces Will Ospreay this August. John Cena and PBR patch up their differences, Seth Rollins gets a role in Sharknado, and much, much more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we talk about… wrestling? Yes folks, we actually spend a good chunk of the show talking about the wacky world of professional wrestling, including Joe’s excursions to two independent wrestling shows in the Northeastern United States over the past few days. We talk about the 105 minute block of commercials that aired instead of TNA’s live episode of Impact on Tuesday night. We gloss over RAW because there wasn’t much worth talking about on it.
In the news, The RAW rating sucked. The New Orleans Saints want to fight Luke Gallows. Adam Rose’s charges get dropped, while Jerry Lawler gets arrested for basically the same thing. Zack Gowen does well on American Ninja Warrior. DX Band frontman Chris Warren passes away suddenly. The names for the Crusierweight Classic are announced. TNA stays afloat thanks to Billy Corgan buying stake in the company. Jim Ross signs on to produce a movie, Joey Ryan pins a sleeping Rey Mysterio, and much, much more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we make a wrestling reference 3 seconds in – which has got to be a new record. We talk about food and alcohol for a little while. Then we get back to wrestling, talking about how unmemorable RAW was, and debate who has come back from the dead more between Mil Muertes and The Undertaker.
In the news, Brock Lesnar’s opponent, drug testing policy, and country he’s representing at UFC 200 have all been revealed. Seth Rollins and Bret Hart exchange words. Nikki Bella needs a new finishing move when she returns. The Full Sail crowd may or may not have known who Paul Ellering was at TakeOver on Wednesday night. Bobby Roode makes his NXT debut at the Download Festival. Cody Rhodes has a bunch of bookings starting August 19th. Jeff Hardy wants one more WWE run before he retires. Gawker has filed for bankruptcy, thanks in no small part to Hulk Hogan. A woman pulls a gun at an indie wrestling show because she thought it was real, The Shockmaster is getting an incredible new (SDCC Exclusive) figure, Sheamus wants to be in Marvel movies, and much, much more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, The guys talk about concerts, beer, music, movies, and bad acting. Did someone say bad acting? On a wrestling podcast? We must have been talking about the “Brother Nero” segment from this week’s Impact. Either that or Sheamus’ role in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Or maybe both. Also, people still order TNA Pay Per Views?
In the news, Brock Lesnar is booked for a fight at UFC 200 against an opponent to be named Monday night. Goldberg appears in the new WWE 2K17 video game as a pre-order bonus. Roman Reigns appears on PornHub. Jimmy Snuka is not fit to stand trial. ROH contract news, Lucha Underground roster news, John Cena endorses trash bags, and much, much more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan, the guys respond to complaints that they don’t talk enough about wrestling by playing a rap song and a Japanese prog rock song, both by Hulk Hogan. Ask and ye shall receive. We talk about Extreme Rules and RAW and the tiniest details of Lucha Underground for a bit.
In the news, Xavier Woods makes it on to a gaming site, not for his video game videos on YouTube, but for hitting Aiden English with a Hadoken at Extreme Rules. Cody Rhodes has angered the Sports Entertainment Gods, but that’s ok, because he wants to be a pro wrestler instead. Adam Rose has been released, and he cut his hair shortly after, because that’s news. SmackDown will be moving to Tuesday nights, which is probably bad for TNA. The new night will also see the return of the brand split, with SmackDown having a unique roster from RAW, with a Draft and more details to come in the weeks ahead. Rumors continue to run rampant of a Women’s Money In The Bank Ladder Match to take place at the Pay Per View in June. Dixie Carter avoids questions about TNA’s financial state, Jim Ross kicks cancer’s ass, Kane may run for Mayor of Knoxville, and much, much more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, it’s a tale of two indies, as Mark and Joe talk about the respective independent wrestling shows they attended this week, including the differences between talent and merchandise at the two shows. Also, Bram is Triple H. Who knew? Also, we talk WWE Extreme Rules.
In the news, Cody Rhodes asks for his WWE release. John Cena will be hosting the ESPY Awards – leading to a discussion of American sports television. Injury news on Emma and Sasha Banks. Vince McMahon wishes Andre The Giant a happy birthday. News on the relationship between PopTV and TNA Wrestling. WWE trademarks “Lady Balls.” All this, and much, much more on BoredWrestlingFan Radio! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, the crew try to go as long as they can without talking about wrestling, instead opting to talk about whatever else they can think of – wait a minute, that’s every week on this show! They discuss Deadpool, since both Joe and JT saw it for the first time this week, and then they talk about how bad RAW was, as usual, and praise Lucha Underground. This could probably be the opening paragraph every week and fit.
In the news, Adam Rose somehow still has a job after being arrested in Florida while still serving his WWE Wellness Policy suspension. The Brooklyn Brawler is released. Ryback is essentially 100% done with the company, while Lilian Garcia will be back this Monday. Chris Jericho underestimates the value of his destroyed jacket. Luke Harper tweets out of boredom. WWE wants Melissa Santos to be Alberto Del Rio’s ring announcer. TNA gets behind on payments – again. An Andre The Giant movie is in development, ESPN may look at the XFL, and much, much more. Tune in!