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Battleground Review, Post WWE Draft World, ROH talk (7/28/16)

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 WWE Battleground, the first post draft editions of RAW and Smackdown and ROH news.


The guys share their thoughts on the WWE Battleground fallout, and their thoughts and feelings about Sasha Banks, Finn Balor and Dolph Ziggler all winning, as well was what they thought was not well done.  

Rich can't get Battleground and Backlash straight and Runz runs down the CWC. The two talk about the contract offers to the cruiserweights and how that will change the face of the show. Ring of Honor results are covered for the week and the two discuss Evolve news.


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

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Running Wild Podcast:WWE Draft Reaction,Battleground Predictions,Evolve and ROH news (7/23/16)

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 the WWE Draft on Smackdown Live!, the future of the two shows and Evolve and ROH news!


The guys share their thoughts on the WWE draft choices and order, the snubs and the possibility of Stephen A. Smith,weighing in on the draft. The two cover the WWE Cruiserweight Classic that featured Cedric Alexander, T.J. Perkins, Mustafa Ali, Lince Dorado and others this week in first round action.


Rich and Runz make their WWE Battleground Predictions for this Sunday, debate the possibility of ever seeing El Generico again and get excited for the future ROH and Evolve shows that they will be attending in the coming months and how they feel more excited about these events than WWE shows. The two then compare stills from their brief appearances in the crowd at Evolve 64 when Johnny Gargano came to the ring.


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

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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 203: Cruiserweight Classic Predictions, WWE RAW, Brock Lesnar

We make Cruiserweight Classic Predictions, discuss the ins and outs of WWE RAW, and talk about Brock Lesnar’s big win at UFC 200 over Mark Hunt.

Paul is on a one week vacation, so Gary and Sean are joined by the "fourth co-host" Chris Lemchi. The guys discuss RAW and the evident McMahon Authority figure problem. Why having double the amount of authority figures is not good and how it really doesn’t promote change either. WWE also still hasn’t given much in the way of specifics for

the WWE Draft and that’s also a concern.

Then we get into the wrestling news in “Quick Hits,” where we talk about the UFC $4 Billion sale affecting WWE. TNA sale rumors have popped up again this week. Moose could also be very close to heading to TNA as well. The final lineup for PWG’s BOLA 2016 is out. WWE even has some new WWE Network shows they have asked about too.

Next, we get into those Cruiserweight Classic Predictions.

Finally, we end things with a look at Ring of Honor’s television show.

Don’t forget to join us on the Friday morning Part 2 show, as Tom Reese joins the guys to give a full NJPW G1 Climax 26 Preview. We also have the big Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Finn Balor showdown on NXT. Not to mention, the second hour of Ultima Lucha Dos, the Destination X TNA show, and more.

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(10:00-1:08:43) WWE RAW

(1:08:43-1:35:10) Wrestling News: TNA sale rumors again, The whole BOLA 2016 lineup is out, UFC Sale affecting WWE, Brock Lesnar at UFC 200, WWE Network shows.

(1:35:10-1:48:00) Cruiserweight Classic Predictions

(1:48:00-End) Ring of Honor TV

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 202 Pt 1: WWE RAW, NJPW Kizuna Road 2016 Review, More

On this episode of W2M, we look at the final New Japan Pro-Wrestling show before the G1 Climax 26. So, there’s a NJPW Kizuna Road 2016 Review to do.

Harry Broadhurst also joins us to discuss WWE RAW. This is why the conversation lasts a bit longer than usual for that segment as well.

After that, we get into the wrestling news in “Quick Hits.” we talk about Brock Lesnar’s potential Summerslam opponent. Tajiri could be returning to WWE TV after the Cruiserweight Classic. Roderick Strong is

back in Evolve. There are more participants added to PWG’s Battle of Los Angeles 2016 and more.

Finally, we get into that NJPW Kizuna Road 2016 Review to finish things out.

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(8:00-1:21:55) WWE RAW

(1:21:55-1:41:55) Wrestling News: Brock Lesnar's Summerslam opponent, Tajiri staying with WWE, Roderick Strong returning to EVOLVE, the next four in PWG BOLA and more.

(1:41:55-End) NJPW Kizuna Road 2016 Review

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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 201 Pt 1: ROH Best in the World 2016 Review, RAW, NJPW G1 Climax 26 Blocks

On this episode of W2M, we put a focus on Ring of Honor, not only with their TV, but we also look at their big pay-per-view they had on Friday. We are of course talking about doing a ROH Best in the World 2016 Review.

We rundown what stood out about the show, what was just there, and discuss what it means for ROH going forward.

There’s the latest WWE RAW to talk about. Not to mention, New Japan Pro-Wrestling had their Kizuna Road Show. NJPW also announced the G1 Climax 26 Blocks and

participants as well.

We start things with a discussion about WWE RAW.

Next, the Wrestling news is brought up in “Quick Hits,” where we discuss quite a few changing plans for the WWE brand extension. This is where we give our thoughts on the NJPW G1 Climax 26 Blocks announcement too, as we give some “way too early” predictions to boot.

After that, we run through some ROH TV and then get into our ROH Best in the World 2016 Review to close out the podcast.

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(8:10-53:50) WWE RAW
(53:50-1:18:40) Wrestling News: More WWE Brand Split news, Brock Lesnar being on the Cover of WWE 2K17, Kurt Angle's saga continues, Cody Rhodes in BOLA.

(1:18:40-1:38:15) NJPW G1 Climax 26 Blocks and Kizuna Road 2016 Discussion

(1:38:15-End) ROH TV & ROH Best in the World 2016 Review

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 200 Pt 2: Roman Reigns Suspended, added WWE PPV’s, CWC, More

On this W2M episode, we discuss the big news that broke on Tuesday of Roman Reigns Suspended 30 days for his first WWE Wellness Policy violation. Did WWE know before RAW aired? How does this impact the company and Reigns the wrestler? Will this hurt the WWE Battleground PPV and the upcoming WWE Draft? We discuss all things involving this big deal and more.

We also talk about the list that shows there will be more WWE PPV’s. Do we think there will be 18-20 shows a year now? Is this really a

good idea for WWE to do? Could they run into a burnout situation? We think the latter may be the case.

We start things discussing more wrestling news in “Quick Hits.” The WWE Cruiserweight Classic has their announce team. The WWE could be thinking about potential pricing tiers for the WWE Network. Ricochet still undecided on Lucha Underground. Ring of Honor heading to the FITE TV App. ACH set to make his debut in Pro Wrestling NOAH and much more.

Next, we discuss the happenings of NXT and Lucha Underground.

Then we get into a little TNA Impact Wrestling.

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

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(8:10-1:09:05) Wrestling News: Roman Reigns Suspended. WWE going to two PPV's a month. Cruiserweight Classic has new announcements. ROH on FITE TV, Ricochet mulls over Lucha Underground, and more.

(1:09:05-1:16:16) WWE NXT
(1:16:16-1:26:55) Lucha Underground
(1:26:55-1:47:10) TNA Impact Wrestling
(1:47:10-End) Superstar of the Week

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Special # 9: WWE Battleground 2015 Review

On our ninth W2M special, it is all about doing a WWE Battleground 2015 Review.

Gary couldn't be on the show due to a family issue, so it's just Sean and Paul for this one.

We breakdown all the matches, what happened, were there any surprises? What did we like and dislike about the show. Of course, we also have our final rating in there as well.

After that, we finish things off with a ROH Death Before Dishonor XIII i-ppv preview, since that show is happening this upcoming Friday

night.

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Wrestling 2 the MAX Episode 152: NJPW G1 Climax 25 Preview & WWE Battleground 2015 Preview

This week's episode promises to be a jam packed show, as we do a WWE Battleground 2015 Preview, NJPW G1 Climax 25 predictions, have a discussion on the WWE Divas division, is it really going to be a revolution? Or will it be more of the same? And how does it affect NXT? Jacob San Antonio also joins us for the first time and Chris Lemchi is on from the beginning as well. So, you can expect fireworks is all I'm going to say.

We begin with Quick Hits, where we discuss Jushin Thunder

Liger competing on NXT Takeover and if something more could come of this. TNA is back in the news and it somehow involves Hernandez and Lucha Underground, we also have news on a potential Brock Lesnar vs. Undertaker rematch at Wrestlemania 32 and more.

Then we move on to reviewing the go-home RAW by storyline and this is also where we have our discussion on the Divas Revolution. This also immediately bleeds into our WWE Battleground 2015 preview and predictions.

We venture over to Orlando for a NXT Review and then we cover everything that is TNA, including this week's TNA Impact Wrestling review.

We head to Japan to give our predictions and points for the G1 Climax 25. Who will win? Who will be the runner-up? Who's a dark horse to look out for? We cover it all.

After that we review Lucha Underground, ROH and finish it off with our Superstar of the Week.

We will be back on Sunday night with a W2M Special reviewing WWE Battleground 2015.

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