This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, our attention shifts to the world of boxing as we discuss the spectacle that was Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Conor McGregor. We discuss betting odds, PPV buyrates, how much each fighter made, the appeal of the fight compared to Mayweather’s previous bout, and more. We also talk about SummerSlam, discussing the outcomes of the PPV, and possible causes of the near-empty arena for the opening pre-show match. We even delve into RAW and SmackDown, because (gasp!) we actually watched the shows!
In the news, an update on Ric Flair’s health. Paige and Del Rio beat the charges. Asuka relinquishes the NXT Women’s title. Where do the New Day rank among the greatest tag teams of all time? Big Cass has surgery, Lo Ki walks out, Rusev creates speculation, the beach ball is the hottest free agent in wrestling, and more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, much like every week on this show, we struggle to remember what we’ve watched in professional wrestling. We give our SummerSlam 2017 predictions, including how Joe would book a full Shield reunion. Plus, with Drew McIntyre now the NXT Champion and Jinder Mahal the WWE Champion, what is the fastest way to get the Universal Championship on Heath Slater? Drowgoddess and G discuss the NJPW G1 finals from last week.
In the news, we give what we know about the condition of Ric Flair. Donald Trump protesters outside of NXT Brooklyn and SummerSlam (seriously) get us on a political discussion. Alberto El Patron is stripped of the GFW Global Championship. News on D’Angelo Dinero, Taryn Terell, Jim Cornette, Daniel Bryan and more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we manage not to spoil the finals of the G1 for those of you who haven’t seen it. We celebrate the 20th anniversary of South Park, although Joe still seems to think it’s 1997 as he’s been watching nothing but old RAW and Nitro episodes while playing his Sega Saturn. We give a quick rundown of the cards for GFW Destination X and NXT Takeover Brooklyn III.
In the news, Scott Dawson suffers an injury that puts his SummerSlam participation in doubt. Simon Gotch talks about Enzo Amore, leading us to discuss possible roles for Enzo in the future. Sami Zayn meets his fundraising goal. We discuss why WWE Blu-Ray sales are apparently in the toilet and possible solutions to that. We find out what kind of conspiracy theories Bo Dallas is in to. Plus news on Hulk Hogan, The Hardys, Alberto El Patron, and more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, we seem to be out to prove that “the least wrestling related wrestling podcast” isn’t just a tagline, as none of the panelists present had watched any wrestling from later than 1996 in the past week. Joe attended concerts, G watched hockey, Coester watched baseball, and JT JT’d. We read recaps of the shows and realize we probably didn’t miss much anyway. Then we talk about DJ Khaled for some reason.
In the news, WWE’s profit margin seems awfully slim. Brock Lesnar vs. Jon Jones in the octagon is a definite possibility. Bayley may or may not be injured. Eric Bischoff (and Joe) question Bret Hart’s credibility. Ho Ho Lun leaves WWE, Rey Mysterio and Enzo Amore’s futures, Eva Marie future endeavored and more. Then we go off on a tangent and talk about how television works, and how things have changed over the years, including how we consume television and find out about new music. All this and more. Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, G shares stories from his recent trips to the hospital. We mock the return of The Great Khali. Nobody seems to remember anything that happened on RAW or SmackDown, while Joe and JT debate how many episodes of Nitro were held at the Disney MGM Studio in 1996. Drowgoddess brings us back to the present day with a recap of the NJPW G1 Tournament thusfar, and she and Noyce consider possible angles that NJPW can use for Bad Luck Fale’s murder of Daryl.
In the news, the never ending story of the Broken Hardys vs GFW seems to have finally come to a conclusion. We’re going to be deprived of new episodes of the Edge And Christian Show that Totally Reeks Of Awesomeness and a game show featuring R-Truth. AJ Styles steers WWE in wise directions when it comes to himself and Shinsuke Nakamura. Executives sell stock, Asuka sets records, and Braun Strowman upsets the wrong person. All this, and our Total Bellas preview! Tune in!
This week on BWF Radio, JT comes to us from the 1,000 Islands. Coester tries to steer us into a SmackDown Pay Per View – to which we debate whether we can call them “Pay Per Views” anymore or not. Drowgoddess fills us in on week one of the G1 Climax Tournament. Spoiler alert: Daryl dies, we riot. We run down the card for WWE’s Battleground PPV. Joe admits to having seen an episode of 205 Live.
In the news, Jim Cornette, Kenny Omega, The Young Bucks, and Riccochet all have Twitter – I’m sure you can guess how that went. Shane McMahon no-sells a helicopter crash. Alberto El Patron avoids domestic abuse charges – but Paige does not. Johnny Mundo and Vampiro have heat. Battleground tickets are deep discounted. Mysterio may sign with GFW while Magnus leaves the company, Becky Lynch works an online angle with an MMA fighter, WWE almost hired OJ Simpson, and more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, the crew discuss movies based on books. Joe reveals he’s never seen nor read Harry Potter, and Drow does not attempt to murder him, if you can believe that. We go on to discuss the Great Balls of Fire (ugh) Pay Per View, and discuss the polar opposite booking of Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman and how one goes so right and the other goes so wrong. Drowgoddess takes us through the brackets of NJPW’s G1 Tournament, as Joe signs up for New Japan World.
In the news, the latest updates on Alberto El Patron and Paige. Renee Young’s WWE future is discussed. Heat on both Enzo and Cass. The latest on the Broken legal issues. Kevin Kelly leaves ROH for good, WWE stops using pyro, John Cena can’t compete with Bob’s Burgers, and more! Tune in!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, JT and G manage to avoid spoiling Spiderman: Homecoming. Drowgoddess goes in depth on the NJPW shows that took place in the United States last week. We try to figure out why a professional like Jim Ross seemed ill prepared to do commentary on the show. We run down the card for WWE’s (ugh) Great Balls of Fire Pay Per View.
In the news, we pay our respects to Smith Hart. Austin Aries gets released. The Usos get censored. Okada visits SmackDown Live. New PWG and GFW/Impact Champions are crowned. Dixie Carter will appear on the WWE Network. Alberto El Patron threatens former co-workers, DeAngelo Williams retires from pro wrestling, AJ Styles wins the WWE US title, and more! Tune in for all this, and the snoring stylings of Coester, on BoredWrestlingFan Radio!
This week on BoredWrestlingFan Radio, the guys kick things off talking about dating sites (and dating in general). We then turn to celebrating the birth of our nations, and how obnoxious people who blow off fireworks in residential areas can be. Joe talks about his first time watching SmackDown in months, and how disappointed he still is in the product as a whole. Drowgoddess leaves voicemails detailing night one of NJPW’s California shows.
In the news, LaMelo Ball casually drops the n-word on RAW. Tyson Kidd gets a new job. Impact Wrestling acquires Global Force Wrestling, and nobody is sure what the company is actually called anymore. Lucha Underground stars aren’t sure what’s going on with their company either – in fact Drago is on Slammiversary tonight. Jim Cornette sells autographed Vince Russo restraining orders for charity, Paige and El Patron may or may not be broken up, and much more! Tune in!
Today on the show, Joe has trouble logging in to Skype. JT compares G to Uber Jason, to which Drowgoddess explains why that’s a bad idea given the recent public relations problems Uber has had. Joe urges wrestling fans to shut the fuck up and enjoy wrestling as a show instead of complaining about booking. An in-depth discussion about the finish of the Women’s Money In The Bank match ensues.
In the news, Mauro Ranallo returns to WWE. Cody Rhodes wins the ROH Championship (which leads to Drowgoddess discussing the upcoming NJPW California shows). WWE attempts to fix low ratings. Impact Wrestling’s new booking committee is revealed. Vince Russo’s restraining order against Jim Cornette is revealed, and more! Tune in!