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Wrestling 2 the MAX EP 212 Pt 2: NJPW Destruction in Tokyo Preview, CWC Finals, TNA, More

On this W2M episode, we give our thoughts on the WWE Cruiserweight Classic Finals as a group. Sean did the W2M EXTRA, but Gary and Paul now give their opinions on the show. Sean and Paul also do a NJPW Destruction in Tokyo Preview as well. The guys talk about the latest wrestling news, Lucha Underground’s Weapons of Mass Destruction match, the latest in TNA and NXT, plus more.

We start things by discussing all things WWE Cruiserweight Classic Finals. Then, the guys get into the wrestling

news in “Quick Hits.” There’s more on Alberto El Patron’s press conference and Paige too. The Mexican Senate confirms National Lucha Libre Day. Katsuyori Shibata possibly majorly injured. New Japan makes some money. Jack Swagger joins Smackdown Live. New Japan wants to sign ReDragon, plus more.

After that, we get into NXT. Next, is the NJPW Destruction in Tokyo Preview. Then, the guys discuss Lucha Underground and TNA Impact Wrestling as well.

Finally, we have the W2M Power Rankings and a Superstar of the Week.

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 206 Pt 2: King of the Ring Returning, Bobby Roode Debuts, More

On this W2M episode, we discuss the King of the Ring possibly returning. Could it be a one branded event? Or will it be dual branded? Perhaps it is even an episode of TV? Is this the year that WWE takes it seriously? And what could be the format of the tournament? We answer all these questions and more.

Then we get into the wrestling news with “Quick Hits.” WWE may be planning more cross branded matches in the future. Smackdown getting more titles. Zack Sabre Jr. not signing with WWE after

the Cruiserweight Classic. Tony Nese signs a deal with EVOLVE, and more.

After that, we get into some NXT and the debut of Bobby Roode. Next, is the the final week of the first round of the Cruiserweight Classic. This includes the awesome match between Tomasso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano.

Finally, we discuss the latest TNA Impact Wrestling and give out our W2M Power Rankings of the week. We also give out our Wrestler of the Month and Match of the Month for July 2016.

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(9:00-21:30) Special Topic: King of the Ring Returning

(21:30-53:30) Wrestling News: WWE wanting more cross-brand matches, Smackdown getting more titles, Zack Sabre Jr not signing with WWE, Tony Nese signs with EVOLVE and more.

(53:30-1:11:00) WWE NXT
(1:11:00-1:30:35) WWE Cruiserweight Classic
(1:30:35) TNA Impact Wrestling
(1:54:50-End) W2M Power Rankings, Wrestler and Match of the Month for July 2016

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Wrestling 2 the MAX EP 205 Pt 2: Dragon Gate Kobe World 2016 Review, WWE Brand Split Week 1, More

Sorry for the delay, a technical issue with Sean's PC and his internet prevented us from getting this out until today. But our streak of not missing a show continues.

On this W2M episode, we discuss Dragon Gate for the first time ever on the podcast. This is a promotion Sean and Paul have enjoyed for quite a while and we are very excited to be able to give listeners a full Dragon Gate Kobe World 2016 Review. Don’t know if this will be a regular thing, but at least we can cover their

biggest show of the year right here.

However, we start the show with Gary discussing some thoughts on the first Smackdown Live of the “New Era.”

Then we get into the usual with the Wrestling News in “Quick Hits.” WWE released their most recent quarterly business numbers. WWE also confirmed they won’t be suspending Brock Lesnar. Lucha Underground announced they are returning on September 7 with Season 3. Alberto Del Rio possibly leaving WWE soon. Prince Puma appearing at AAA’s Triplemania, and more.

Next, we discuss WWE NXT and the WWE Cruiserweight Classic.

After that, is where we get into the Dragon Gate Kobe World 2016 Review.

Then we cover TNA Impact Wrestling.

Finally, we give out our W2M Power Rankings to end the show.

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(7:30-17:00) Gary discusses his thoughts on Smackdown Live with Sean and Paul

(17:00-53:55) Wrestling News: Latest WWE Network numbers, Lucha Underground returns on September 7, Brock Lesnar not getting suspended, Prince Puma on Triplemania, and a lot more.

(53:55-1:08:35) WWE NXT
(1:08:35-1:22:50) WWE Cruiserweight Classic

(1:22:50-1:50:35) Dragon Gate Kobe World 2016 Review

(1:50:35-2:13:30) TNA Impact Wrestling
(2:13:30-End) W2M Power Rankings

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 203 Pt 2: NJPW G1 Climax 26 Preview, CWC Week 1, Ultima Lucha Dos Week 2, More

On this episode of W2M, Tom Reese joins the show to help cover one of the biggest events of the entire wrestling year. Of course, that’s the New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Climax tournament. We discuss what the odds are for each wrestler involved, points they may garner, and who has the best chance to win it all. This NJPW G1 Climax 26 Preview is going to be as all-encompassing as we can make it.

We start things though with Wrestling News in “Quick Hits.” We discuss John Cena’s performance at

the ESPY’S and how long he really has left in WWE. Moose signs a two year deal, AJ Lee’s autobiography has a name, Caristico is injured again, and more.

We get into our NJPW G1 Climax 26 Preview

Then, we discuss the big Shinsuke Nakamura and Finn Balor match from NXT. After that we touch on the first week of the Cruiserweight Classic. After that, the second week of Ultima Lucha Dos as well.

Finally, we talk about the final Tuesday night episode of TNA Impact Wrestling. Then, we do the W2M Power Rankings to end the show.

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(10:00-42:15) Wrestling News: John Cena at the ESPY'S and how he could be doing more outside of WWE. Moose signs a two year deal with TNA. AJ Lee's book has a name. The WWE Draft Center and more.

(42:15-1:31:00) NJPW G1 Climax 26 Preview

(1:31:00 1:44:55) WWE NXT
(1:44:55-2:05:10) Cruiserweight Classic
(2:05:10-2:17:45) LU Ultima Lucha Dos
(2:17:45-2:36:40) TNA Impact Wrestling
(2:36:40-End) W2M Power Rankings

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 202 Pt 2: The Final Deletion, Super J Cup, Ultima Lucha Dos, More

On this episode of W2M, we laugh, cry, and have a ton of fun with the FINAL DELETION on TNA Impact Wrestling. We also discuss TNA deciding to move to Thursday nights starting on July 21 too.

We also discuss the Super J Cup lineup. New Japan is thinking about doing their own show in the United States. There's also the first part of Ultima Lucha Dos as well.

We cover the rest of the wrestling news in "Quick Hits." WWE confirms Brock Lesnar's Summerslam opponent is indeed

Randy Orton. The Cruiserweight Classic Bracketology special was a hit. ROH announces an upcoming tour of England. WWE even has some comic books coming out soon.

After that, we get into NXT. Then there's Ultima Lucha Dos.

Next is the FINAL DELETION and the rest of TNA Impact Wrestling. Finally, we do our W2M Power Rankings to end the show.

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(10:00-50:45) Wrestling News: Super J Cup, Brock Lesnar's Summerslam Opponent, ROH going to the UK, Cruiserweight Classic Bracketology, WWE comics and more.

(50:45-1:05:45) WWE NXT
(1:05:45-1:14:00) Ultima Lucha Dos Pt. 1
(1:14:00-1:49:40) TNA Impact Wrestling: FINAL DELETION
(1:49:40-End) W2M Power Rankings

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 201 Pt 2: Ricochet going to WWE, NJPW G1 Climax 26 Match Card Breakdowns, PWG BOLA

On this episode of W2M, we discuss some hiring decisions WWE could be making soon. Big reports coming out this week that Ricochet going to WWE is a very big possibility. We also talk about what could have caused Moose to fall out of favor with the company. As the WWE Draft and the brand extension get closer, more moves could be coming and we try to keep you up to date with the latest.

On our Tuesday show, we discussed the NJPW G1 Climax 26 Blocks being announced, but now the full G1 match

cards have been released as well. We go through and pick out some of the matches we are most excited about, and what G1 nights that will shine after the tournament ends.

We have even more with the wrestling news in “Quick Hits.” WWE could be looking at Mascara Dorada, the first 16 entrants in the 2016 PWG Battle of Los Angeles, Stardom World website starts up, Michael Elgin winning a tournament, WWE wanting separate everything on the brand split and more.

Next, we discuss the things happening in NXT, including the return of Hideo Itami at a live event. Then, we get into the final Lucha Underground show before Ultima Lucha Dos.

After that, it is all about TNA Impact Wrestling. Finally, we get into our W2M Power Rankings, plus we have our Match and Wrestler of the Month for June 2016 too.

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(10:00-57:20) Wrestling News: Ricochet going to WWE, Stardom World starts up, first 16 announced for BOLA, WWE holding off on Moose, WWE interested in Mascara Dorada and more.

(57:20-1:17:45) WWE NXT
(1:17:45-1:29:19) Lucha Underground

(1:29:19-1:47:50) NJPW G1 Climax 26 Full Match Card Breakdown

(1:47:50-2:03:20) TNA Impact Wrestling
(2:03:20-End) Superstar of the Week and Wrestler and Match of the Month for June 2016

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 199 Pt 2: WWE Money in the Bank 2016 Preview, NJPW Dominion 2016 Preview, More

On this W2M episode, there are two big shows happening on Sunday, (which is also Father’s Day,) and we do predictions for both. Of course, I’m talking about a WWE Money in the Bank 2016 Preview and a NJPW Dominion 2016 Preview.

We start things with Wrestling News in “Quick Hits” talking the big deal signed by WWE for RAW, Smackdown, and PPV’s to air in China, along with their first ever talent signing from China. The possibility of WWE Network going up in price, Big Damo and Noam Dar signing

with NXT, more on what’s going on with TNA and their crisis with money and more.

We do our WWE Money in the Bank 2016 Preview, then discuss NXT and Lucha Underground.

Next, is our NJPW Dominion 2016 Preview and we end things with TNA Impact Wrestling and our W2M Power Rankings.

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(7:00-46:20) Wrestling News: the WWE in China news, a possible price rise for the WWE Network, Big Damo and Noam Dar signing with WWE, TNA crisis, Eita in Super J Cup and more.

(46:20-1:10:10) WWE Money in the Bank 2016 Preview
(1:10:10-1:27:37) WWE NXT
(1:27:37-1:35:40) Lucha Underground

(1:35:40-1:51:00) NJPW Dominion 2016 Preview

(1:51:00-2:08:10) TNA Impact Wrestling
(2:08:10-End) Superstar of the Week

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 199 Pt 1: TNA Slammiversary 2016 Review, RAW, CWC Roster & More

On this W2M episode, we have a TNA Slammiversary 2016 Review, we also talk about the go-home WWE RAW to WWE’s Money in the Bank 2016 PPV. We discuss Jerry Lawler stating that there will be RAW and Smackdown PPV’s again and the full reveal of the roster for the Cruiserweight Classic as well.

We start things out looking at WWE RAW

We then get into the wrestling news in “Quick Hits” discussing the Cruiserweight Classic roster, RAW and Smackdown separate PPV’s, Hulk Hogan winning the Gawker

case, Fight Network adding the New Japan on AXS show to their lineup in Canada, and more.

Finally, we talk ROH and do our TNA Slammiversary 2016 Review.

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(9:00-47:58) WWE RAW

(47:58-1:10:50) Wrestling News: Double WWE PPV's the Cruiserweight Classic Roster and more.

(1:10:50-1:24:32) Ring of Honor

(1:24:32-End) TNA Slammiversary 2016 Review

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Running Wild Podcast: Evolve 62-63, WWE,NXT Takeover and ROH (6/12/16)

Running Wild Podcast's Rich and Runz bring you another episode of wrestling discussion, sharing their thoughts on all the latest in the world of professional wrestling.


Rich and Runz discuss their reactions to Evolve 62 and 63, Monday Night RAW, NXT and ROH!


The guys debate Cody's Rhodes involvement with Evolve and the possibility of it being part of a worked angle. Runz provides some history for the Evolve shows and Rich delves into ROH this week, analyzing the shows he's been watching lately.


All that and more on a brand new Running Wild Podcast episode! 

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 198 Pt 2: NXT Takeover: The End Review & TNA Slammiversary 2016 Preview

On this W2M episode, we headline with our NXT Takeover: The End Review, what did we like? What do we think about the results? What matches stood out? What’s next for NXT after this? Is it any clearer who could be called up for the ensuing brand extension? We also have our final rating for the show here as well. There’s also been a lot of talk about the Full Sail University crowd and that they are detrimental to the shows? Do we agree or disagree with that assessment? We try to answer all of

these questions in our review.

Then we get into the Wrestling News with “Quick HIts” talking about Triple H’s comments from the NXT Conference Call and our thoughts on the Breaking Ground Reloaded show. We also discuss Tommy End, Moose, and Roderick Strong possibly going to WWE, the CMLL Grand Prix participants, Triple H meeting with Bruce Tharpe, and even a lady that went a little crazy at an indie event and more.

We get into Lucha Underground and finally, we talk about the go-home Impact Wrestling episode that leads into our TNA Slammiversary Preview, which include our predictions on the show. Then we end things with our W2M Power Rankings as well.

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(7:50-1:09:05) NXT Takeover: The End Review, Breaking Ground Reloaded, and NXT Conference Call news

(1:09:05-1:25:00) Wrestling News: Moose, Roderick Strong, and Tommy End possibly headed to WWE, HHH meeting Bruce Tharpe, CMLL Grand Prix participants named, Booker T talks brand extension and more.

(1:25:00-1:35:25) Lucha Underground

(1:35:25-2:00:45) Go-Home Impact Wrestling leading into our TNA Slammiversary 2016 Preview

(2:00:45-The End) W2M Power Rankings

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