On this episode of Running Wild Podcast, the guys recap and review RAW and Smackdown, sharing their thoughts on the latest offerings from WWE programming.
On this Wrestling 2 the MAX EXTRA: WWE No Mercy 2016 Review.
Sean and Paul are joined by Wrestling Unwrapped’s Patrick Ketza and Harry Broadhurst to discuss all things WWE No Mercy 2016. The guys talk about the weird decision to have the “main event” start the show. Of course, they cover all the matches. They cover the results. Plus, the other weird match position decisions on the show as well. They may even get into a little of the post-show Talking Smack too. So, be sure to join them for a WWE No Mercy 2016 Review.
On this Wrestling 2 the MAX EXTRA: WWE Cruiserweight Classic Finals Review.
Sean Garmer is joined by Wrestling Unwrapped’s Patrick Ketza to talk all things WWE Cruiserweight Classic Finals. The guy’s discuss the matches, the big moments and the epic announcement by Triple H as well. Did we enjoy the show? What did we think of who wound up in the final? What about the ultimate winner? We discuss all of these things and everything else about the show in our Wrestling 2 the MAX EXTRA: WWE
Cruiserweight Classic Finals Review.
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
The WWE Draft has been anticipated for a long while by wrestling fans worldwide. The first Smackdown Live has come and gone, and it looks like Smackdown may still be the B Show. We go over the WWE Draft Results, we analyze how the rosters shape up, and discuss the NXT choices made as well. All of this, plus Super J Cup predictions, another possible Brock Lesnar USADA violation, and more.
We were rather fortunate with this W2M EXTRA, as literally hours before we were set to do our WWE Mock Draft, WWE released the official rules for the draft. Of course, the WWE Draft takes place on the first live Smackdown on Tuesday night.
So, we take our shot at trying to predict what’s going to happen with this WWE Mock Draft. Paul makes his return after his one week trip to reunite the W2M trio. However, to sort of mimic the commissioner and general manager scenario proposed on last week’s
WWE RAW, we’ve added a fourth person for this episode. Sean and Gary’s co-host on the Football 2 the MAX podcast Randy Isbelle.
How will the real WWE Draft rules affect this WWE Mock Draft? Will anyone decide to split tag teams? Who will be the six drafted from NXT? We try to figure it all out. Gary and Paul pick for RAW, (including the extra picks,) and Sean and Randy pick for Smackdown. If anything, this promises to be a fun special episode.
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
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
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
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