PWTorch Dailycast

PWTorch Dailycast

By Pro Wrestling Torch

PWTorch Dailycast features a line-up of seven weekly shows, with a new episode on each day of the week with a different focus. The lineup currently features shows dedicated to NXT, ROH, AEW, MLW, and Impact Wrestling, plus MMATalk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Wrestling Night in America covering pro wrestling's biggest events including our post-WWE PPV live call-in post-shows, and a weekly Deep Dive on a single topic.

Episodes

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (12-3-15) Raw Post-Show with Parks & Caldwell talking Reigns-Sheamus segment, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the December 3, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks host the Raw Post-Game Show, breaking down the top news and events from Raw in the first 20 minutes followed by live phone calls and emails. This episode included an infamously bad Roman Reigns-Sheamus segment.
05/12/201h 45m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss Kenny Omega World Title win, AEW partnering with Impact, Sting AEW debut

What a show! Mike and Andrew talk about AEW partnering with Impact (WHAT?!). Oh, Sting debuted! Plus, the guys discuss MJF, Darby Allin, and Cody, and take listener emails. But let's face it, the majority of this show is dominated by Kenny Omega winning the World Title, AEW partnering with Impact Wrestling, and the debut of Sting in AEW. For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
04/12/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Lindberg, and Stoup cover final hype for WarGames, a Pat Patterson tribute, heel tag teams, more

Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover final hype for WarGames, a Pat Patterson tribute, an abundance of heel tag teams, and more.
03/12/201h 40m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot and Fear profile Canadian promotion Femmes Fatales, voting opens for the 2020 Glitter Bombs

“Everybody Knows She’s a Femme Fatale.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear head to Canada to take a look at the history of Quebec promotion Femmes Fatales with matches featuring Vanessa Kraven, Mercedes Martinez, and LuFisto. Plus, the Impact knockouts tag title tournament continues and voting opens for the Glitter Bombs, G&G’s year-end awards.
02/12/201h 19m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC Fight Night headlined by Anthony Smith and Devin Clark

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC Fight Night headlined by Anthony Smith and Devin Clark. They give a brief preview of the upcoming UFC Fight Night that will be headlined by Jack Hermansson vs. Martin Vettori. They close the show by discussing the entire spectacle that was Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.
01/12/201h 34m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - Tom Stoup joins Greg to preview NXT Takeover War Games, plus AEW heels, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Tom Stoup for a match-by-match preview of NXT Takeover War Games. They also discuss AEW's heels, Undertaker's cameo appearances, potential Takeover debuts, and more.
30/11/201h 53m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - The Athletic's James McNicholas talks Arsenal, wrestling/soccer fandom similarities, more

This week is an absolute gem of an episode, as I had a chance to chat with The Athletic's and Arseblog Extra's James McNicholas, Arsenal journalist, comedian, and wrestling fan! James and I talk about how his fandom(s) started and have intermingled, the absence of crowds during football matches as well as wrestling matches, the introduction of AEW into the scene and how James has viewed Tony Khan's ownership, the Wengerian "Beauty is when life meets art" quote and how that can be applied to wrestling, and how James' grandfather brought him into both the worlds of wrestling and boxing. We finish up talking a bit about James' former comedy troupe Beasts, his ties to Ted Lasso and Green Machine, and his ideal wrestling persona if he'd stepped into the squared circle.
29/11/201h 3m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (11-30-15) WWE Raw Post-Show including League of Nations formed, Sheamus's 2nd week as champ

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the November 30, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell hosts the Raw Post-Game Show with PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill in the opening segment of the show. Plus, live calls & emails for the remainder of the Livecast breaking down a self-destructive episode of Raw including Sheamus's second week as champion, the formation of the League of Nations, and more.
28/11/202h 2m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss Impact including Wrestlers' Court, Dynamite including Moxley-Omega, more

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show taking about Impact. That's right - Impact! We talk about the Wrestlers' Court segment from this week's Impact before turning our attention to Dynamite and looking at Moxley-Omega, the Inner Circle, Will Hobbs, Lance Archer, and a ton more. For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
27/11/201h 27m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Lindberg, and Stoup cover O'Reilly vs. Dunne in a ladder match, Toni Storm's heel turn, more

Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover O'Reilly vs. Dunne in a ladder match, Toni Storm's heel turn, a standout night for Kevin Owens on commentary, and more.
26/11/201h 52m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear chronicle history of F1ght Club Pro, Trish Adora, Pan Afrikan World Diaspora Championship

“Develop a Negative Into a Positive Picture.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot document the history of Washington, D.C. promotion F1ght Club Pro from its backyard roots to the coronation of the first Pan Afrikan World Diaspora Wrestling Champion. This is coupled with a breakdown of the life and career of Trish Adora and her championship reign thus far. Plus, nine women’s teams make the PWI Tag Team 50.
24/11/201h 25m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC 255, preview Curtis Blaydes vs. Derrick Lewis, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC 255. They also give a preview of the upcoming UFC Fight Night headlined by Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis, discuss a very unique submission from Bellator, and close the show by talking about the upcoming boxing bout between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.
24/11/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - WWE Survivor Series Post-Show with Zack Heydorn taking calls

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Zack Heydorn guest hosts for a full breakdown and analysis of WWE Survivor Series 2020. With callers leading the way, Heydorn breaks down Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns including specific discussion on what’s next for Drew, whether the finish of the match protected enough, and the success of both Reigns and Drew as top guys in the company. Heydorn and callers also analyze both the men's and women’s traditional Survivor Series elimination matches, Sasha Banks vs. Asuka, New Day vs. Street Profits, and the Final Farewell segment that featured the Undertaker’s retirement with special appearances by Undertaker himself, Shane McMahon, Vince McMahon, Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Ric Flair, and others. Enjoy!
23/11/201h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Jason Norris and Jamie Hemmings join to do a pre-Black Friday Wrestling Book Roundtable, more

This week, Rich is joined by Jason Norris, editor of the "Women Love Wrestling" book, and a new guest, Jamie Hemmings, Book Editor of Slamwrestling.net, to have a roundtable book discussion on Black Friday recommendations for you or another wrestling fan in your life. The trio break down books such as "Tietam Brown" by Mick Foley, "Blood Red Turns Dollar Green" by Paul O'Brien, "Through the Shattered Glass" by Jeanie Clark, "Shamrock" by JE Snowden, and more. Each book's author, a brief synopsis, and why a wrestling fan would be interested is covered, as well as local options outside of Amazon, should you desire.
22/11/201h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (11-22-15) Survivor Series Post-Show including Reigns vs. Sheamus, Ambrose vs. Owens, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the November 22, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks host the Survivor Series post-game show edition of the PWTorch Livecast taking live phone calls and emails breaking down the PPV in-depth, with focus on Roman Reigns, Sheamus, the length of Sheamus's title reign, potential WrestleMania title scenarios, and more.
21/11/202h 34m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss how AEW has used Inner Circle in recent weeks, Moxley vs. Omega, more

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show talking about AEW Dynamite and how the company has used the Inner Circle in recent weeks. From there, the guys talk about Jon Moxley vs. Kenny Omega, the tag team division, and then listener emails on Cody, Brandi Rhodes, and a bunch more topics.
20/11/201h 26m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells and Stoup cover hype for WarGames, a standout main event between Io Shirai and Rhea Ripley, more

Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover hype for WarGames on December 6th, a standout main event between Io Shirai and Rhea Ripley, Leon Ruff still figured in, and more.
19/11/201h 30m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot and Fear dive into the history of Black Label Pro with commentator Sarah Shockey, more

“I Won’t Take It Hard.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear discuss Zelina Vega leaving WWE and the potential of unionization, predictions for the Impact knockouts tag title tournament, and Jade Cargill’s AEW debut. Plus, Black Label Pro color commentator Sarah Shockey stops by to help spotlight the history of the Indiana promotion.
18/11/201h 42m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review UFC Fight Night headlined by Rafael dos Anjos and Paul Felder

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC Fight Night, headlined by Rafael dos Anjos and Paul Felder. They give a quick preview of UFC 255, including a discussion on the overall state of women's MMA. They close the show by taking a look at the most recent happenings in Bellator.
17/11/2056m 52s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - Kelly Wells joins to preview WWE Survivor Series, plus WWE/Twitch deals, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Kelly Wells to break down the upcoming Survivor Series card match by match. They also talk about the release of Zelina Vega as it pertains to WWE's Twitch policy, the potential for a Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns match, the lack of NXT involvement at Survivor Series, and more.
16/11/202h 1m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Chris Maitland joins to talk Hall of Fame votes, Kenny Omega's Jordan tribute, more

This week, Chris Maitland is back to talk about the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame inductions of Jun Akiyama and Kenny Omega - particularly against the field of other Japanese candidates, his issues with the process, and how transparency could help some of the questions listed. Additionally, the pair have a chat about the recent AEW Brandi Rhodes promo, which leads to a run-in from Melissa, and her thoughts on two black women code switching on television, the Kenny Omega Jordan tribute and Melissa's feelings as a Duke alum and former cheerleader, and Melissa's view on how the book "The Namesake" could tie into professional wrestling, particularly with the realm of language brokering as a tool of linguistics. Rich returns and Chris finishes talking about wrestlers that he feels should have a higher profile, including Ted Turner, Don Owen, Caristico, Junkyard Dog, and Kerry Von Erich, and finish with newer inductees in 2021 that bear watching.
15/11/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (11-11-15) Mickie James discusses her time in WWE, TNA, social media, women's wrestling, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the November 11, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch's Pat McNeill interviews Mickie James, discussing her time in WWE, TNA, social media, women's wrestling plus current events. Plus, in the previously-VIP-excluisive Aftershow, PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell joined Pat to break down news, events, and more.
14/11/201h 31m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss AEW Full Gear including Elite Deletion match, Dynamite, more

Mike and Andrew are back! They discuss AEW's Full Gear, including the Elite Deletion match and why it stunk. After a full breakdown of Full Gear, they turn their attention to this week's episode of Dynamite and what the plans are for the company moving forward. Then, of course, they take your emails!
13/11/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover NXT's most shocking title change ever, McAfee's faction remaining on top

Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover NXT's most shocking title change ever, Pat McAfee's faction remaining on top, a mysterious segment featuring Boa, and more.
12/11/201h 44m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC Fight Night including Glover Teixeira and Thiago Santos

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC Fight Night, headlined by Glover Teixeira and Thiago Santos. They react to the impromptu upcoming main event between Rafael dos Anjos and Paul Felder. They also take a cursory look at the most recent happenings in Bellator, and close the show by discussing the postponement of Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson.
11/11/2053m 26s

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot talks to Jeff Cerda, owner of Sabotage Wrestling; Fear & Nielsen talk Full Gear women’s matches

“I Am a Baby In My Universe.” This week, Harley R. Pageot talks to Jeff Cerda, owner of Texas indie Sabotage Wrestling, about the history of the Thunder Rosa-founded promotion and running their first show in ten months. Plus, Pageot, Emily Fear, and Megan Nielsen discuss Serena Deeb vs. Allysin Kay and Hikaru Shida vs. Nyla Rose at AEW Full Gear.
10/11/201h 17m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Will Cooling returns for part 3 of the Deep Deep Dive into politics, Collective weekend, more

This week, we've reached the finale of the three-show series with Will Cooling covering the Collective weekend. The pair open as the race for the President of the United States has been called, so the first 10 minutes or so are a reaction and a mini monologue by Rich on his emotion as a citizen and wrestling fan to this moment. Rich and Will talk about Joey Janela's Spring Break 4, Josh Barnett's Bloodsport, what worked in both, what didn't, how the weekend could have had a structural change, the impact of talent contracting the coronavirus while at the event and the fallout, Walter and Ilja's match potentially being on WWE TV in US, and more.
09/11/201h 38m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - AEW Full Gear post-show including what's next for Cody and Shida, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down, with callers and emailers, the AEW Full Gear PPV. Among the topics: What's next for Cody and Hikaru Shida, Elite Deletion and the effects on the competitors, lack of a Sting appearance, and more.
08/11/201h 0m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (11-9-15) Undertaker's surprise return, WWE Title tournament due to Seth's injury, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the November 9, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch's James Caldwell hosted the post-show with PWTorch columnist Greg Parks to discuss the just-completed Raw with live callers and emails. Topics including Undertaker's surprise return, the WWE Title tournament due to Seth Rollins's injury, Survivor Series hype, and more.
07/11/201h 45m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss Impact shooting Johnny Bravo, break down Dynamite, preview Full Gear PPV

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show talking about Impact shooting Johnny Bravo. From there, it's all AEW, including a breakdown of the go-home Dynamite to Full Gear. They also preview the entire Full Gear card and make predictions for the PPV on Saturday night, and they take your emails!
06/11/2056m 37s

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover NXT's heavy lean into sports entertainment, Gargano and Ghostface, more

Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover NXT's heavy lean into sports entertainment, Johnny Gargano playing board games with Ghostface, Pat McAfee's faction gaining steam, and more.
05/11/201h 43m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Emily Fear discusses Paris Is Bumping, wrestling’s first kiki ball, with assistant producer Lo McGrath

“Before the Origin of Love.” This week, Emily Fear takes a look at wrestling’s first kiki ball, Paris Is Bumping, on IWTV. Assistant producer Lo McGrath joins her to shed some light on the blending of indie wrestling and ballroom culture, the magic of Billy Dixon, the continued rise of IWTV, and what comes next. Plus, a new NWA Women’s Champion, Meiko Satomura to NXT UK, and Hikaru Shida finds a pay-per-view opponent.
04/11/201h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC Fight Night, discuss legacy of Anderson Silva, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC Fight Night. They have an extended discussion about the legacy of Anderson Silva. They have a quick discussion regarding Israel Adesanya getting a light heavyweight title shot. They close the show by previewing the upcoming UFC fight card, featuring a main event between Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira.
03/11/201h 4m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - Zach Graham joins to preview AEW Full Gear, plus discussion of Reigns, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Zach Graham for a match-by-match preview of AEW Full Gear. They take phone calls and emails on a potential faction led by Roman Reigns, Survivor Series and the lack of NXT, Sasha vs. Bayley, and more.
02/11/201h 40m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Will Cooling returns for pt. 2 of the Deep Deep Dive into politics, NXT, WXW, Walter & Dragunov

This week, the first 42 minutes or so are a dive into some of the topics covered in Rich and Will's pre-election podcast that was removed a few months back, where the pair discuss WWE, how their thoughts drive their wrestling writing and coverage, and the importance of voting. Then the pair dive back fully into wrestling and discuss the recent NXT UK match between WALTER and Ilja Dragunov - and how that match was a great study in how NXT UK can borrow from the emotions and memories forged via WXW, Progress, RPW, and others prior to the WWE promotion's founding. Vote!
01/11/201h 17m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (10-26-15) Raw post-show with live callers discussing the post-HIAC episode, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the October 26, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch's James Caldwell hosted the post-show discussing the show including Hell in a Cell fallout with live callers along with predicting how 2015 would end.
31/10/201h 46m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss Bound for Glory, give a rundown of Dynamite, answer emails, more

Mike and Andrew begin this show by reacting to Impact bringing back the Knockouts Tag Team Titles! Just kidding. They do talk some Bound for Glory, and then a complete rundown of Dynamite, and of course, your emails!
30/10/201h 32m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover Halloween Havoc featuring Candice LeRae's big spot in ladder match, more

Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Halloween Havoc featuring Candice LeRae's big spot in her ladder match with Io Shirai, Gargano's title win, Pete Dunne joining Pat McAfee's faction, and more.
29/10/201h 51m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, and Mayydayy talk Impact Bound for Glory, return of Su Yung, Kylie Rae’s absence, more

“Falling for a Ghost Like You.” This week, Emily Fear, Harley R. Pageot, and Mayydayy discuss the three women’s matches from Impact Bound for Glory including the Call Your Shot gauntlet match, Jordynne Grace challenging for the X-Division title, Kylie Rae’s unexplained absence, Su Yung capturing the Knockouts title, and the confirmed return of the Knockouts tag titles.
28/10/201h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC 254, discuss legacy of Khabib Nurmagomedov, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC 254. They have a discussion about the legacy of Khabib Nurmagomedov and the future of the lightweight division. They discuss the surprise booking of Leon Edwards. The guys give a preview of the UFC's return to Vegas. The show completely falls off the rails when they discuss what they are watching outside of MMA and pro wrestling.
27/10/201h 28m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - WWE Hell in a Cell post-show including what's next for Orton and Reigns, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down the WWE Hell in a Cell and Impact Bound for Glory PPVs with callers and emailers. Topics include Miz winning MITB, what Survivor Series will look like, lack of babyface challengers for Reigns and Orton, and more.
26/10/201h 31m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Collective Weekend show highlights pt. 1, Ben Carter's signing, UFC main event chat, more

This week, Will Cooling is back to talk about four big shows during the Collective weekend: For the Culture and Effy's Big Gay Brunch - what worked, what didn't, matches you need to see, the rise of Lee Moriarty to the national stage, opportunity lost with Effy's Big Gay Brunch, Ben Carter's signing with WWE, the amazing power of SAMBO, AEW's steak debonair, and more!
25/10/202h 41m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (10-25-15) WWE Hell in a Cell post-show with live callers talking Undertaker-Lesnar, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the October 25, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch's Greg Parks and James Caldwell hosted the post-show discussing the full show with live callers and emails. The card included Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins vs. Kane, Kevin Owens vs. Ryback, Charlotte vs. Niki Bella, Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt, Alberto Del Rio vs. John Cena, and others.
24/10/202h 1m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss Allie's return, AEW's Title Eliminator Tournament, Kenny Omega, more

Mike and Andrew begin this show by reacting to Allie's return as The Bunny, dropping QT Marshall. Is that a microcosm of some of AEW's booking issues? They talk about the AEW Title Eliminator tournament, including Kenny Omega's 25-second win over Sonny Kiss, as well as the tag team title picture heading into the Revolution PPV.
23/10/201h 19m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover Burch & Lorcan's title win and Pat McAfee's return, Ember Moon style, more

Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Burch & Lorcan's title win and Pat McAfee's return, Ember Moon's evolving style, final hype for Halloween Havoc, and more.
22/10/201h 38m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear dissect 13 years of PWI Women’s 100 with a look at the debuts, the absences, statistics

“Nothing Beats What We Were.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear take a look at the 2020 PWI Women’s 100, as well as their past 12 years of lists going back to 2008. Who rose in the rankings this year? Who fell? Who had the biggest debuts? Who’s made the most Top 10 appearances? All these will be answered, and more.
21/10/201h 18m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review latest UFC card headlined by Brian Ortega and Korean Zombie

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC card, headlined by Brian Ortega and The Korean Zombie. They give a preview of UFC 254 and discuss the massive main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. The show closes with Rick giving his thoughts on the latest in the boxing world.
21/10/2048m 58s

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review latest UFC card headlined by Brian Ortega and Korean Zombie

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC card, headlined by Brian Ortega and The Korean Zombie. They give a preview of UFC 254 and discuss the massive main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje. The show closes with Rick giving his thoughts on the latest in the boxing world.
20/10/2057m 8s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - Darrin Lilly joins Greg to preview Impact Bound for Glory and WWE HIAC, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Darrin Lilly to preview Impact Bound for Glory and WWE Hell in a Cell. They also talk about, with callers and emailers, the results of the G1 tournament and fallout, Bayley and Sasha Banks, crowds in WWE, and more.
19/10/201h 44m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - G-1 final week chat, who stays in G-1 31, Goto too little too late, Handsome Battle to come

This week, Chris Maitland is back to talk the weekend's A and B block final nights leading to the G-1 30 final, how the top winners did over the tournament, what looms next for Chaos, Suzuki-Gun and Bullet Club, Will Ospreay's new faction and how that affects the New Japan roster, and some NFL/EPL chat to tie in the global sports theme.
18/10/201h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (10-14-15) Interview with Justin Credible about Scott Hall documentary, WWE characters, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the October 14, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill talks live with Justin Credible with live phone calls and emails including a formula for TNA and indy promotions to succeed, the need for larger-than-life characters and passing of the torch to new wrestlers, and his involvement in the Scott Hall ESPN documentary. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
17/10/201h 43m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss Dynamite's anniversary show, the WWE Draft, COVID affecting pro wrestling

Mike and Andrew begin this show by reacting to Dynamite's anniversary show, including Moxley vs. Archer for the World Title in the main event. Topics also include Cody vs. Orange Cassidy, the opening tag team match with FTR, and a passionate and heated promo from Eddie Kingston. Oh, and they also discuss the WWE Draft, and just how ridiculous it is, as well as some of how COVID is affecting pro wrestling.
16/10/201h 29m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Lindberg, Stoup, Cattani cover Lumis vs. Priest, Women's #1 Contender Match, Toni Storm’s return match

Nate Lindberg, Tom Stoup, and Kevin Cattani cover Lumis vs. Priest, Women's #1 Contender Match, Toni Storm’s return match, Draft rumors, the build to Halloween Havoc, and more.
15/10/201h 47m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Fear, Quartz, Fair, Harkness talk Effy’s Big Gay Brunch & assorted women’s matches from The Collective

“My Head’s All Full of Scrambled Eggs.” This week, Emily Fear hosts a big gay brunchcast with Val Quartz, Meg Fair, and Hannah Harkness joining her to discuss Effy’s Big Gay Brunch and other women’s matches from The Collective weekend in Indiana, including Shimmer and For The Culture. Plus, ValPancakes checks in with a dispatch live from The Collective. And fun and games with Bridget Clark.
13/10/201h 42m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review latest UFC card headlined by Cory Sandhagen and Marlon Moraes

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC card, headlined by Cory Sandhagen and Marlon Moraes. They preview the upcoming UFC card, and discuss their anticipation of the main event between Brian Ortega and The Korean Zombie. Rick and Robert also discuss the future of Bellator on CBS Sports Network. They close the show with a little talk about horror movies.
13/10/2056m 13s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America - Guest host Zack Heydorn talks with Tom Stoup about the WWE Draft, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Zack Heydorn guest hosts and is joined by PWTorch.com contributor and host of PWT Talks NXT, Tom Stoup, for a thorough analysis of the WWE Draft. With callers leading the way, Heydorn and Stoup detail the progress to this point in the draft with a rundown of picks and analysis on those picks including the future of Big E, Drew McIntyre and Roman Reigns as number one picks, Bianca Belair with a fresh start on Smackdown, and a brainstorm on how WWE can present the draft more effectively. Other topics include the breaking up of tag teams in WWE, NJPW being referenced on AEW Dynamite, and the changing of NXT as a WWE brand.
12/10/202h 2m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Brandon of WhySoSerious podcast and Jeff from Jeff vs. The World talk Baaghi 3 movie with Rich

This week, Rich has two great guests for a "Deep Dive at the Movies" edition. 2020's "Baaghi 3" is the subject, and to cover the ins and outs of the movie, how it fits in the world of wrestling, and why Orange Cassidy would love the main character, Jeff from Jeff vs. The World and Brandon from the WhySoSerious Pod join to break it all down. Which wrestlers could have used an action vehicle like this movie early in their career? Which wrestlers would do well with the multifaceted action scenes as well as the dance numbers throughout? How key characters are similar to Mikey Whipwreck and Zack Ryder of all people. Who is "next" when it comes to current AEW or WWE stars that may delve into movies? And most importantly, what Kevin Nash vehicle will they follow up with?
11/10/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (10-9-15) Lance Archer interview talking wrestling in Japan, past memories of WWE & TNA, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the October 9, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill talks live with Lance Hoyt/Archer with live phone calls and emails talking wrestling in Japan, past memories of WWE & TNA, insight on the wrestler life, and more. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
10/10/201h 44m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to Dynamite including dog-collar match and lackluster ending, more

Mike and Andrew begin this show by reacting to Dynamite, including a really good dog-collar match and a really lackluster end to the show (But was that properly planned by the promotion? Maybe it was?!). They also talk about Cody's future as a babyface, the anniversary show next week, a little Impact in Russia talk from an emailer, and a lot more.
09/10/201h 17m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells & Stoup cover Ember Moon's return, a heavy "sports entertainment" feel, Ridge Holland injury, more

Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover Ember Moon's return, a heavy "sports entertainment" feel, Ridge Holland's potentially major injury, and more.
08/10/201h 34m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear celebrate 15 years of Shimmer Women Athletes with history lesson & viewing of first show

“Shimmer Like a Girl Should.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear dive into the history of the influential American promotion Shimmer Women Athletes. They trace their history from 2005 to the present, examining how they paved the way for Impact’s knockouts and WWE’s women’s revolution, and watch and discuss Shimmer Volume 1 from October 2005 featuring Mercedes Martinez, Beth Phoenix, Sara Del Rey, MsChif, and more.
06/10/201h 23m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review latest UFC card headlined by Holly Holm & Irene Aldana, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the latest UFC card, headlined by Holly Holm and Irene Aldana. They explore the necessity of a Holly Holm-Germaine de Randamie rematch. They preview the upcoming UFC card headlined by Marlon Moraes and Cory Sandhagen. They discuss the reporting that UFC 253 was a pay-per-view success. Robert and Rick talk about the possibility of Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. They close the show by reading emails regarding walkout music.
06/10/2057m 12s

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Stoup and Lindberg discuss NXT Takeover including Balor vs. O’Reilly, LeRae vs. Shirai, more

In this special NXT Takeover Post-Show edition of PWT Talks NXT, Tom Stoup and Nate Lindberg discuss Balor vs. O’Reilly, LeRae vs. Shirai, fans being back in the Performance Center, and more.
05/10/201h 52m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Justin McClelland and Chris Maitland return to talk G-1 including favorite block matches, more

This week, Rich is joined by his G-1 correspondents Justin McClelland and Chris Maitland to discuss the New Japan G-1 30 thus far. The trio discuss the beauty of Yano, A vs. B block in terms of quality, Yoshi-Hashi's respect tour, and the insanity of Yujiro. They then discuss their favorite matches thus far, who are their picks to go all the way, and what future tours can happen based on happenings in the G-1.
04/10/201h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek react to Dynamite as it happened, discuss Impact, Retribution, heel Reigns, more

Mike and Andrew begin this show by WATCHING Dynamite. That's right, they recorded during the second hour of Dynamite and reacted to some aspects of the show AS THEY HAPPENED. They took a lot of listener emails on AEW and Impact topics. Oh, and they talked about Retribution as well, and Roman Reigns as a heel in WWE. For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
03/10/201h 14m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (9-28-15) Raw post-show with callers talking about Orton, Wyatt Family, Rusev, Stardust, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the September 28, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discusses with callers the top stories from Raw including WWE lacking a strong central story on a show with a series of rather random and meaningless filler matches such as a Randy Orton squash match against Bo Dallas, Big Show vs. Mark Henry, Prime Time Players vs. Wyatt Family, Stardust, and more.
02/10/201h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover rise of Kyle O'Reilly, Shotzi vs. Dakota Kai, Takeover predictions, more

Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the swift but effective rise of Kyle O'Reilly, Shotzi vs. Dakota Kai strong opener, various predictions for Takeover finishes and the secret returning talent, and more.
01/10/202h 1m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot and Fear talk to Nicole Matthews about working as a wrestling trainer, career goals, more

“I Drew a Map of Canada.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot talk to former Shimmer Champion and the heart and soul of the Vancouver wrestling scene, Nicole Matthews. The Canadian legend discusses what working as a trainer is like and how it affects her own in-ring game, how the COVID pandemic has affected wrestling in British Columbia, and why pursuing independent wrestling in Canada can be such a struggle.
30/09/201h 28m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos, Monsey, & Becca review UFC 253, talk star potential of Israel Adesanya, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos, Rick Monsey, and Becca review UFC 253. They discuss the star potential of Israel Adesanya. They give a preview of the upcoming fight card headlined by Holly Holm and Irene Aldana. Robert waxes poetic about the current direction of the Roman Reigns character. They close the show by trying to select their perfect walkout song.
29/09/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - WWE Clash of Champions post-show, including booking of main event, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down WWE Clash of Champions with callers and emailers. Among the topics: the upcoming WWE Draft, what's next for Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre, the booking of the main event, when do Sasha Banks and Bayley finally tangle, and more.
28/09/201h 29m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Will Cooling returns for a mixed bag talking G-1 30, Josh Barnett vs. Mad Kurt, more

This week, Rich and Will Cooling start with a little G-1 banter, in particular the glorious nature of KENTA and his English promos, as well as how Will would love to see the Mox-KENTA NJPW US Title match done (and where!), WWE's Hurt Business and Retribution's feud and how both squads have outgrown the original portrayals, the amazing weekend on Twitter thus far for T-Bar/Dijak, the fun of a good media promo by wrestlers, Judge Dredd America, and a Britwres update on RevPro, and the feud between Mad Kurt and Josh Barnett, amongst the usual diversions.
27/09/201h 57m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (9-23-15) McNeill talks live with PWG co-founder & comic book artist Scott Lost, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the September 23, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill talks live with PWG co-founder & comic book artist Scott Lost and recurring favorite Jonny Fairplay with live phone calls and emails! Plus, the previously VIP-only Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
26/09/201h 50m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss AEW commentary team, Retribution, Impact Bound for Glory main event, more

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show reacting to Dynamite, and have more thoughts on the AEW commentary team. They talk about Retribution and why it makes no sense, a little Impact including Bound for Glory's main event, and of course, their favorite part of the show - they take your emails! For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
25/09/201h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover Kyle O'Reilly's big opportunity, Candice LeRae winning women's battle royal

Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Kyle O'Reilly's big opportunity, Candice LeRae winning the women's battle royal, possible creative changes due to the COVID outbreak in NXT, and more.
24/09/201h 53m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear spotlight the career of Thunder Rosa and the latest show from her all-women promotion

“Summer Goes On, and Then Dies Quick Without Much Warning.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear dive into the career of Thunder Rosa and the history of her promotion Mission Pro Wrestling including their recent re-branding into an entirely female-run group. Plus, a match-by-match look at their latest show, Hell Hath No Fury.
22/09/201h 2m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Becca joins Vallejos and Monsey to discuss most recent UFC show from Vegas, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert, Rick, and Becca take a look back at the UFC's most recent offering from Las Vegas. They get into a prolonged discussion about Colby Covington. Rick and Robert also discuss their dream fights from different weight classes and the arrival of Michael Chandler into the UFC. The team closes the show by previewing UFC 253.
22/09/201h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - Brandon LeClair joins Greg to preview WWE Clash of Champions, plus G1 so far, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Brandon LeClair for a match-by-match breakdown of next week's WWE Clash of Champions PPV. They also take calls and emails on the first two nights of the G1 Climax tournament, the WWE women's division, Jon Moxley, and more.
21/09/201h 53m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (9-20-15) Post-PPV call-in show after WWE Night of Champions including Sting, Seth, more

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the September 20, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. It’s the WWE Night of Champions PPV post-game show with PWTorch's Greg Parks and James Caldwell along with live callers. They discuss John Cena vs. Seth Rollins, Seth vs. Sting, Charlotte vs. Nikki Bella, plus Chris Jericho, New Day, Stardust (Cody), Rusev (Miro), and more.
20/09/201h 49m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Tom Stoup joins to talk "She-Ra" and what the show can teach modern wrestling, more

This week is another Torch collaboration. This time it's Tom Stoup of the "PWT Talks NXT" Dailycast and "NXT Eight Years Back" VIP show joining to talk about how WWE/North American wrestling can learn a little bit from the Netflix/Dreamworks series "She-Ra and the Princesses of Power." Despite the childlike nature of the show, the dynamics of long-term storytelling, relationship development, and positing a complex character in a ridiculous environment can be looked at. The remake trail also takes the pair to the world of "Cobra Kai" and the combination of nostalgia and wit that pulls someone in, and how WWE in particular needs to worry about evolving to meet the 8-18 demographic that is far more developed than generations past - as typified by an editor/publisher Wade Keller tweet regarding technology. This is quite the dive!
19/09/201h 21m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss Parking Lot Brawl between Best Friends and Santana & Ortiz, more

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show reacting to Dynamite, specifically the main event Parking Lot Brawl between the Best Friends and Santana & Ortiz. They discuss everything about that match, including the finish and the post-match comedy with Trent's mom. They also discuss Lance Archer and Jon Moxley, the tag-team division, and take emails on an array of topics. For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
18/09/201h 31m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells and Stoup cover Priest vs. Thatcher, Blackheart vs. Shirai, next week's multi-person matches, more

Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover Priest vs. Thatcher, Blackheart vs. Shirai, next week's multi-person matches, and more.
17/09/202h 1m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, and Fair discuss Uncanny Attractions, their show The Wrestlers Take Manhattan, more

“An Old Cassette Tape.” This week, Emily Fear, Harley R. Pageot, and Meg Fair profile the entirely LGBTQ-run Brooklyn promotion Uncanny Attractions and go in depth on their fully cinematic show The Wrestlers Take Manhattan. Plus, the continued rise of IWTV, Tay Conti signs with AEW, and Deonna Purrazzo heads to Bloodsport.
15/09/201h 31m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey break down UFC's most recent card, Becca joins for predictions, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey break down the UFC's most recent card, including a discussion on an unexpected quality main event. They give a quick review of the two Bellator cards from the weekend. Rick and Robert are joined by Becca to predict the UFC's upcoming offering from Las Vegas. In this segment, Robert and Rick attempt to contextualize each fighter on the main card.
15/09/201h 27m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - Frank Peteani joins to preview the NJPW G1 Tournament, talk heel Reigns, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Frank Peteani to talk with callers and emailers about New Japan's upcoming G1 Tournament, Roman Reigns as a heel, plans for Keith Lee, and more.
14/09/202h 18m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Em Fear talk what she's watching, how she tunes out the negative, parenting, Harley, more

This week is part two of a serious and personal series. When your interest in something (in this case wrestling) is escapism, what do you do when some of the elements you want to escape from remain? To answer that question this week, I have Em Fear of PWTorch's Grit & Glitter Dailycast to talk about her fandom, being a parent, how she got into wrestling and the Torch, Harley Pageot's vision as a host and partner on the show, what she's watching, and how she deals with some of the issues that creep up in wrestling.
12/09/201h 9m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (9-9-15) Disco Inferno talks about 20th Anniversary of Nitro, current events, callers, emails

This week’s “Best of PWTorch Livecast” jumps back five years to the September 9, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. It’s the Raw post-game show with PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill talking live with former WCW star Disco Inferno on a wide variety of current and WCW topics with live phone calls and emails. Plus, the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
12/09/202h 6m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss All Out including how AEW handled Matt Hardy injury, Dynamite, more

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show reacting to some of the headlines from All Out, including a long conversation on how AEW handled the Matt Hardy injury (yeah, he was injured). Then they switch to this week's Dynamite, including discussing a reset of sorts for AEW, with Jericho/Hager moving into the tag division, the Young Bucks turning heel, Kenny Omega and Adam Page going into singles, and a lot more. For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
11/09/201h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells and Stoup cover Ripley vs. Martinez in a cage, Cole vs. Balor for the Championship, more

Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover Ripley vs. Martinez in a cage, Cole vs. Balor for the Championship, whether one should separate art from the artist, and more.
09/09/202h 3m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear celebrate the one-year anniversary of Grit & Glitter with a party with all their friends

“My Blood Is Glittery.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear celebrate one full year of this podcast by throwing a big party and inviting all their friends to drop by and share what wrestlers, promotions, and storylines they’re currently excited about in women’s wrestling - featuring AEW, NXT, Camp Leapfrog, Gatoh Move, Stardom, Poly Cult Party, and more.
09/09/201h 19m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey discuss future of Alistair Overeem, preview a thin UFC card, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey break down the UFC's most recent offering from Las Vegas, including a discussion on the future of Alistair Overeem. They give a short preview of a very thin UFC card, delve into all of the Brock Lesnar/MMA scenarios, take a look at the upcoming Bellator card, and read some fun emails, getting into a discussion about the best divisions in MMA. They close the show with Robert giving his take on the latest happenings in pro wrestling.
08/09/201h 27m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - AEW All Out post-show including what's next for Jon Moxley, AEW and blading, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down in detail, with callers and emailers, the AEW All Out PPV. Topics include what's next for Jon Moxley, Jim Ross, blading in AEW, the company's embrace of sports entertainment, and more.
07/09/201h 29m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Kylin Furlow returns to break down his Deep Dive Top 5 Failed Solo Transitions in Wrestling

This week's Deep Dive is a straight ahead list episode where Kylin and Rich break down some wrestlers whose transition to the singles scene was marred by something - be it a bad push, bad timing, or bad conception to start with! The pair discuss Steve Keirn's transition to Skinner, Brother D-Von, Wildcat Chris Harris, Lana, and more. Additionally, the show opens with a heart-felt get well soon to former PWTorch Staffer Jim Valley, who is currently having health issues in Washington state.
06/09/201h 14m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (8-31-15) Raw Post-show - Sting & Cena vs. Rollins, never-ending soap opera skit, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the August 31, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. It's the Raw post-game show with PWTorch columnist Greg Parks in the opening 10 Good Minutes segment, then live calls covering Raw, including live correspondent phone calls from Tampa Raw. They talk Sting & John Cena vs. Seth Rollins, never-ending soap opera skit, missing stars, and more.
05/09/201h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss this week's AEW, preview All Out, Eric Young winning Impact World Title

Mike and Andrew are reunited! They discuss AEW Dynamite, including previewing All Out this Saturday night. They talk about all the happenings in AEW and also look at Eric Young winning the Impact World Title. Then they take emails! For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
04/09/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells and Stoup cover the four-way Ironman match and its polarizing pacing, Kross's injury, more

Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover the four-way Ironman match and its polarizing pacing, how Kross's injury may have influenced plans, and more.
03/09/202h 0m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear evaluate the career of Leva Bates, explore the history of women on the PWI 500, more

“Spent a Week in a Dusty Library.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot comb through the back pages of AEW’s resident librarian, Leva Bates, to determine whether or not they are utilizing her to her full potential. Also, Harley searches through 29 years of the PWI 500 to find all the women who ranked. Plus, Mayydayy returns to break down the subtle perfection of Deonna Purrazzo vs. Jordynne Grace in an iron man match for the Impact Knockouts Championship.
02/09/201h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey break down UFC Vegas show, Becca helps predict upcoming Fight Night

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey break down the UFC's most recent offering from Las Vegas, including a discussion on the future of both Robbie Lawler and Anthony Smith. Robert is joined by special guest Becca, and they predict the upcoming UFC Fight Night. Robert and Rick close the show by discussing the newly changing world of pro wrestling, the new viewing dynamic, and a character change for Roman Reigns.
01/09/2059m 0s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - WWE Payback post-show, including heel Roman Reigns, Keith Lee's big win, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down the WWE Payback PPV with callers and emailers. Topics include how Roman Reigns has come across as a heel, Keith Lee over Randy Orton, a Dominik heel turn, and more. Included is a preview of next Saturday's AEW All Out show.
31/08/201h 45m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - How does escapism work when you can't escape? Chris Maitland talks his wrestling fandom, more

This week is the start of a serious and personal series. When your interest in something (in this case wrestling) is escapism, what do you do when some of the elements you want to escape from remain? To answer that question this week I have Chris Maitland back to talk about his journey in wrestling, why he as a fan stepped away, why he came back, and what issues remain while he watches. The purpose of this series is to put a light on some issues that fans may miss that fellow fans watching might not miss.
30/08/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - Mike McMahon flies solo to react to Dynamite and take emails on MJF, Impact, more

Mike McMahon is flying solo this week for an episode of the All Elite Aftershow Dailycast. He reacts to Dynamite and takes listener emails on MJF, Impact, and more. Oh, and he also takes a victory lap after you guys voted his fantasy roster ahead of Andrew's from last week's show (shhh, don't tell Andrew). For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
28/08/2051m 38s

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (8-26-15) Joel Gertner interview talking ECW with live callers and emails, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the August 26, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill who talks live with former ECW announcer Joel Gertner with phone calls and emails. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
28/08/202h 4m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover Karrion Kross relinquishing due to injury, Breezango's first WWE title win

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Karrion Kross relinquishing due to injury, Breezango with their first WWE title win, Tommaso Ciampa returning as a heel, and more.
27/08/202h 21m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, Quartz discuss Beyond Wear Sunscreen, AEW Tag Team Cup finals, Io Shirai vs. Dakota Ka

“Do You Know What You’re Fighting For?” This week, Harley R. Pageot, Emily Fear, and Valerie Quartz discuss the finals of the AEW Tag Team Cup and Thunder Rosa arriving in AEW, Io Shirai vs. Dakota Kai at TakeOver XXX and Candice LeRae attacking Bronson Reed, and intergender wrestling on full display at Beyond’s Wear Sunscreen event. Plus, Renee Young leaves WWE.
25/08/201h 23m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Robert Vallejos reviews UFC Vegas 7, looks at unexpected result from Bellator, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos goes at it solo as he reviews UFC Vegas 7. He also takes a look at the unexpected result from Bellator, and gives his take on potential fights between interpromotional fights. He gives a quick breakdown of the upcoming UFC card, and has some fun with Dana White's comments on Oscar De La Hoya. The show closes with Robert sharing his optimism regarding the past weekend in pro wrestling.
25/08/2053m 28s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - WWE Summerslam post-show, including return of Roman Reigns, plus NXT Takeover: XXX

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down the NXT Takeover: XXX and WWE Summerslam shows. Topics from callers and emailers include Roman Reigns potentially returning as a heel, what matches could take place next week at Payback, what to expect from Keith Lee's main roster debut, and more.
24/08/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Konata Edwards & DPalm join to talk AT&T/Warner CEO comments, how they relate to AEW/WWE, more

This week is a dive into the comments made by new Warner Bros CEO regarding pivoting to streaming, and the potential ramifications it can bear upon comics and wrestling - two areas we exhaustively discuss. Konata Edwards of Dime on Uproxx and DPalm from MTR Network break down with me the ramifications of a corporate entity not loving the product it sells, the potential for a WCW redux, only this time with comic books, how AEW should view the recent actions, as well as WWE's move to the Thunderdome, what both WWE and AEW can learn from a Batman video game, and of course slander of Palm must ensue.
23/08/201h 13m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (8-23-15) Summerslam Post-Show talking Lesnar vs. Taker, Rollins vs. Cena, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the August 23, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks. It's the Summerslam post-game show with a full run-through of the card including Brock Lesnar vs. Undertaker, Seth Rollins vs. John Cena, Dean Ambrose & Roman Reigns vs. Bray Wyatt & Luke Harper, and more. They take Twitter and email questions from listeners during the show.
22/08/202h 7m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek conduct a live fantasy draft building fictional ACW and MCW rosters, more

Mike and Andrew cover a wide range of topics this week with Dynamite coming on a Saturday, and no new episode to discuss. They continue to take emails on MJF in the All Out main event, some Impact topics, and then they go ahead and try something different, conducting a live fantasy draft on the air building the fictional ACW and MCW rosters! For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
21/08/201h 19m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Stoup, Lindberg, Doc Bruce cover Cole-McAfee face-to-face, messy main event angle, Velveteen Dream, more

In this episode, Tom Stoup, Nate Lindberg, and Doc Bruce cover Cole-McAfee face-to-face, messy main event angle, Velveteen Dream controversy, Raquel Gonzalez, and more.
20/08/202h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear investigate why Nicole Matthews isn’t more famous, discuss semi-finals of AEW’s tag team

“I Want to Be a Good Woman.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot ponder why Nicole Matthews isn’t a bigger name in wrestling by delving into the history of her career, matches from Shimmer and ECCW, and a look at Canadian-American politics and geographic limitations. Plus, AEW released Bea Priestley and Sadie Gibbs and held the semi-finals of the Tag Team Cup.
19/08/201h 18m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey discuss Jones relinquishing light hvt. title, Becca reviews UFC 252

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey discuss the BREAKING NEWS of Jon Jones relinquishing the light heavyweight title. They bring in friend of the show (and MMA novice) Becca to review UFC 252. Their discussion covers the legacy of Daniel Cormier, the future of the heavyweight division, and the fallout from the Marlon Vera and Sean O’Malley fight. The crew closes the show by picking every fight from the UFC Fight Night card headlined by Frankie Edgar and Pedro Munhoz.
18/08/201h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - Ryan Sullivan joins Greg to preview WWE Summerslam and NXT Takeover: XXX, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Ryan Sullivan to preview, in full, WWE Summerslam and NXT Takeover: XXX. They also answer email and caller questions about Retribution, the timing of WWE's Payback PPV, New Japan heels, and more.
17/08/201h 48m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - A Deep Dive Top 5 with Chris Maitland and Doc Bruce comparing wrestlers to basketball players

This week is a great Deep Dive Top 5 - but with the twist being wrestler comparisons to basketball players. Draymond Green to Roddy Piper, Shaq to Brock Lesnar, who would be the Jerry West "The Logo" of each promotion, and more. Chris Maitland and Doc Bruce provide solid stories about both the players and wrestlers, and Rich attempts to keep his sanity with each Carmelo Anthony reference. Dive in!
16/08/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (8-12-15) Tough Enough's Patrick, TNA's Todd Keneley, plus news & events w/McNeill & Caldwell

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the August 12, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill hosting an All-Star Extravaganza with Patrick from Tough Enough and former TNA announcer Todd Keneley. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
15/08/201h 59m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss Cassidy, Jericho, cards being subject to change, push of MJF, more

Mike and Andrew cover a wide range of topics this week, including Orange Cassidy, Chris Jericho, cards being subject to change, the push of MJF to the main event spot at All Out (and how AEW didn't do enough to get him to this spot), as well as a lot more Dynamite topics. We also sneak in some emails on Impact and other notes, such as RAW Underground. For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
14/08/201h 9m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Stoup, Lindberg, and Cattani cover Velveteen Dream surprise return, Keith Lee fireball angle, more

In this episode, Tom Stoup, Nate Lindberg, and Kevin Cattani cover Velveteen Dream surprise return, Keith Lee fireball angle, Reed vs. Priest, Dakota Kai, Io Shirai, and more.
13/08/202h 14m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear spotlight Oakland, California promotion Hoodslam, discuss week two of AEW’s tag team cup

“Driving From the Backseat.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear provide an overview of Oakland, California promotion Hoodslam, and watch their February event GLAM: Steeled Hearts featuring Holidead, Katie Lea Burchill, Jamie Senegal, and more. Plus, the AEW Tag Team Cup continues with the reunion of #SwoleFamily and a conspiracy theory.
11/08/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review most recent UFC Fight Night from Vegas, preview UFC 252, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the most recent UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas. They give a preview of UFC 252, including a discussion on the high stakes main event. They take a detour to discuss the heavyweight boxing scene from the 1990s. They close the show by giving their take on pseudo-MMA coming to WWE.
11/08/201h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - Jon Mezzera joins Greg to discuss Raw Underground, Pat McAfee vs. Adam Cole, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Jon Mezzera to analyze Raw Underground, Pat McAfee vs. Adam Cole, and WWE's Retribution group. They also answer calls and emails on the future WWE Draft, Drew McIntyre's promos, WWE's upcoming tri-brand women's battle royal, and more.
10/08/202h 5m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Chris Maitland returns to talk Mustafa Ali's observation on opportunity, New Japan difference

This week, Chris and Rich discuss Mustafa Ali's outstanding conversation on Raw Talk, and the idea of opportunity vs. reality within North American wrestling and, later in the show, Japan. Whether it was Bad News Allen, ex-horsemen like Windham, or wrestlers outside of the WWE bubble, the pair talk about their experience in other promotions and how they were viewed upon joining WWF/E. Additionally, the pair discuss the difference between Kaientai DX in WWE vs. everywhere else, Hirooki Goto, and more.
09/08/201h 13m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (8-10-15) Raw Post-show with callers talking WWE Title match, Summerslam build, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the August 10, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks with the Raw post-show talking the WWE Title match, what was missing from the Summerslam hype, and more with live callers and emails.
08/08/201h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss RAW Underground, AEW women's tag tournament, MJF in main event, more

Mike and Andrew talk about a wide range of topics this week, including RAW Underground, AEW women's tag tournament, MJF in the main event, Darby Allin, the new AEW Heel Club, and a lot more including some Impact topics on the Wrestle House. They also take listener emails. It's another jam-packed show as always! For next week's show, email us at alleliteaftershow@gmail.com.
07/08/201h 21m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover Adam Cole-Pat McAfee main event storyline, Rhea Ripley vs. Dakota Kai, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the Adam Cole-Pat McAfee main event storyline, Rhea Ripley vs. Dakota Kai, Damian Priest, Keith Lee, and more.
06/08/202h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to teen wrestlers Rok-C & Billie Starkz about balancing wrestling with school, more

“Teenage Hopes Are Never Less Than Perfect.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot talk to teenage wrestlers Billie Starkz and Rok-C about balancing wrestling while going to high school, training at the age of 13, how their families and classmates reacted, and what promotions can do to get more young eyes on their product. Plus, the first round of the AEW tag team cup happened.
05/08/201h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review most recent UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the most recent UFC Fight Night from Las Vegas. Their review turns into a discussion about the current state of women's MMA. They also preview the upcoming UFC Fight Night, and discuss the future of Chris Weidman. They close the show with some light-hearted conversation about The Rock buying the XFL.
04/08/201h 4m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Parks - Joel Dehnel joins to break down latest in NJPW, MJF's AEW title aspirations, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Joel Dehnel to break down the latest NJPW events and news. They also take phone calls and emails on Pat MacAfee/Adam Cole, The Fiend and Alexa Bliss, and more.
03/08/202h 28m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Review of Desperados III, then Brandon of WhySoSeriousPod joins to talk pandemic viewing, more

This week, Rich opens with a review of the THQ Nordic stress monster that is Desperados III - what I liked, what I loved, and what I think this style of game can do going forward - then jumps into a chat he had with Brandon of the WhySoSeriousPod Podcast, where they discuss his viewing habits during the pandemic, AEW's usage of indy talent during the TNT title matches and how they need to sign some of those wrestlers (note: this was recorded before Eddie Kingston's signing), and how far WWE would have had to go in production value to make "Eye for an Eye" Hollywood quality - or at least Mortal Kombat level.
02/08/201h 53m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (7-27-15) Raw Post-show w/callers talking Cena-Seth, Hot-Shot Golf, looking ahead to SS, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the July 27, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks covering every angle from Raw with live calls, plus email questions at the end. They discuss the John Cena vs. Seth Rollins main event, Hot-Shot Golf, The Fish, The Dog(house), what's left for Summerslam, and more.
01/08/202h 1m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss Wrestle House segments from Impact Wrestling, Ariane & Matt Cardona, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show discussing the Wrestle House segments from Impact Wrestling this past week. Then it's a lot of AEW-related topics and emails, including the introduction of Ariane and Matt Cardona on AEW TV, whether or not AEW should try to re-form LAX in some form, and Mike and Andrew discuss whether or not they should target some lapsed pro wrestling trademarks. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
31/07/201h 17m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover another triple threat surprise winner, Ridge Holland debuting, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover another triple threat surprise winner, Ridge Holland debuting, the build for Keith Lee vs. Karrion Kross, and more.
30/07/201h 53m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear spotlight Beyond Wrestling & discuss their show Two Weeks’ Notice with guest ValPancakes

"I Think You Are Beside Me but It’s Just a Piece of Garbage.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear provide an overview to indie promotion Beyond Wrestling. Plus, ValPancakes joins the show to discuss Beyond’s pandemic return show Two Weeks’ Notice with a focus on Willow Nightingale, Pinkie Sanchez, and Warhorse.
29/07/201h 18m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review final UFC card from Fight Island, Herb Dean & Dan Hardy, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the final UFC card from Fight Island. They discuss the controversy between Herb Dean and Dan Hardy. The guys give a quick preview of the UFC's return to Las Vegas. They close the show with a discussion of the upcoming boxing bout between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr.
28/07/201h 8m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - Mike Meyers joins Greg to break down latest happenings on Raw, SD, Dynamite

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Mike Meyers to break down the latest happenings on Raw, Smackdown, and Dynamite, and preview the week to come on those shows. They also answer caller and emailer questions on how the return of sports will affect wrestling ratings, Alexa Bliss's role in the Braun vs. Bray Swamp Match, AEW's Deadly Draw women's tag tournament, and more.
27/07/201h 53m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Special Collaboration w/Will Cooling - Revolution Pro booker/promoter Andy Quildan interview

This week's Deep Dive is also a collaboration with Will Cooling of PWTorch VIP's The British Wrestling Report. This four hour, in-depth conversation is with RevPro's promoter/owner/booker Andy Quildan, who speaks candidly about a myriad of issues in wrestling, starting with #SpeakingOut, the steps that need to be taken from a logistics standpoint to ensure safety, David Starr's statement and the dangers of the cult of personality, Andy's attempts to communicate with (and lack of response from) some of the UK groups in their efforts to organize, the differentiation between Professionals in Professional Wrestling and Amateur ("Sunday League") Pro Wrestling promoters, Will Ospreay's Twitter reaction post Speaking Out, and the importance of having conversations at length instead of quote tweet wars to enact change. Additionally, Will and Rich discuss with Andy a touch on Black Lives Matter in the UK, as well as Andy's thoughts on black wrestlers in the UK and US that can be top acts, given the chance and promotion's trust.
25/07/204h 38m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (7-24-15) Scott Hudson talks about calling infamous Booker-Bagwell Raw match, Schiavone, more

In this episode of NXT Eight Years Back, Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover NXT from 7-25-12 including Seth Rollins vs. Drew McIntyre, more hype for Big E, Cesaro, Natalya, and more.
25/07/201h 47m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss crazy tag team match between Young Bucks and Butcher and the Blade, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show discussing this week's Dynamite, including a crazy tag team match between The Young Bucks and Butcher and the Blade, as well as the main event with Jurassic Express fighting Chris Jericho and Jake Hager. Then they take emails! This week we get our long-awaited answer on the Batcave, and take emails on AEW, Brian Cage, Impact, Slammiversary, and a lot more. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
23/07/201h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Karrion Kross getting Keith Lee's attention, Bronson Reed, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Karrion Kross getting Keith Lee's attention, a huge night for Bronson Reed, Mercedes Martinez joining Robert Stone, and more.
23/07/201h 44m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to Hyan about playing a heel in 2020, discuss Impact Slammiversary with Mayydayy

“It’s Not Just Anyone.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot talk to “The Renaissance Woman” Hyan about the intricacies of playing a heel in 2020, getting back in the ring after six months off, and advice given to her by Mercedes Martinez and Jimmy Jacobs. Plus, Mayydayy returns to the show to discuss the gauntlet for the gold and knockouts championship matches from Impact Slammiversary.
22/07/201h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review the week's UFC cards, preview final cards at "Fight Island"

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review a week full of two UFC cards. They look ahead to the final cards at "Fight Island." They go into the email section examining takedowns, defensive fights, and the UFC new apparel deal. The show closes with Robert giving his thoughts on the state of WWE.
21/07/201h 14m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - WWE Extreme Rules post-show, plus discussion of Impact Slammiversary

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down, with callers and emailers, both WWE Extreme Rules and Impact Slammiversary. Topics include who's next for Drew McIntyre, what will happen on Raw with Sasha and Asuka, Impact's use of former WWE talent, and more.
20/07/201h 25m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Jeff Jones of Jeff vs. The World returns to talk ratings fatigue, greatness of Panthro, more

This week, Jeff Jones of Jeff vs. The World returns to talk about how staggered – and incomplete – his watching of wrestling and most entertainment has become recently, as well as how he’s seen the addition of crowds to the current pandemic wrestling scene (notably New Japan and GCW as of the recording). Additionally, he and Rich talk about the latest happenings in New Japan, where Evil can go next, as well as the importance of seeing yourself on screen for some of the younger generation of fans/consumers – and how that can help companies’ bottom lines if they let it.
19/07/201h 4m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (7-8-15) WWE Battleground PPV post-show with Caldwell & Parks talking Lesnar-Rollins, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the July 19, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks with the WWE Battleground PPV post-game show breaking down the pre-Summerslam PPV with live calls and emails. The card included Brock Lesnar vs. Seth Rollins, Sheamus vs. Randy Orton, and Kevin Owens vs. John Cena.
18/07/202h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss Fight for the Fallen including Jericho-Cassidy, Moxley-Cage, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show discussing Fight for the Fallen. Topics include Jericho and Orange Cassidy, the main event between Jon Moxley and Brian Cage, as well as the return of Darby Allin. They also discuss Vickie Guerrero's introduction as Nyla Rose's manager and more teasing of a Kenny Omega heel turn. From there they move to listener emails, where there's a defense of the Cassidy-Jericho feud, some Impact and MLW topics, and an update on the batcave! For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
17/07/201h 14m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Io Shirai vs. Tegan Nox in a long main event, Lee-Dijakovic, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Io Shirai vs. Tegan Nox in a long main event, Keith Lee's unannounced double defense against Dominik Dijakovic, and more.
16/07/201h 50m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, & Lindsey Kelk break down issues preventing AEW women’s div from reaching full potential

"Dreaming Nervously.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear are joined by Lindsey Kelk of the podcast Tights & Fights to take a long, hard look at the problems plaguing the AEW women’s division. They look at positioning on the card, long-term booking, lack of character development, injuries, resistance to intergender wrestling, the disappearance of Riho, and suggestions for Nyla Rose’s manager, among other topics.
15/07/201h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review UFC 251 including Masvidal-Usman main event, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC 251. In particular, they discuss the main event between Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman, break down the scoring of Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski, and give praise to the women's strawweight division. They preview the two upcoming UFC cards, and close the show by discussing the optimism surrounding the new UFC video game.
14/07/201h 6m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - John Moore joins to review Great American Bash and Fyter Fest night two, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by Dot Net's John Moore to review AEW Fyter Fest and NXT Great American Bash night two. They also preview Impact Slammiversary and WWE Extreme Rules, while taking a wide array of caller and email questions.
13/07/202h 9m

PWTorch Dailycast - Special Edition – NXT 8 Yrs Back - Wells & Stoup review TV debuts of Seth Rollins & Bray Wyatt, plus EC3, Fandango, more

In today's special edition of the PWTorch Dailycast, we bring you the first two episodes of the usually-VIP-exclusive "NXT 8 Years Back" weekly podcast. Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup from the PWT Talks NXT podcast bring VIP members a weekly review of NXT TV when the series first started in its current incarnation (rather than the reality-show format that preceded it). In the debut episode of NXT Eight Years Back from last month,  Wells and  Stoup cover the first week of the modern era of NXT featuring debuts of Bo Dallas and Damien Sandow, vignettes for Seth Rollins and Bray Wyatt, and more. In the second episode, they cover a match-heavy second episode of NXT featuring Fandango vs. EC3, Usos vs. Ascension, Cesaro, Seth Rollins’s debut, and more.
12/07/201h 47m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (7-8-15) Interview with Scotty Riggs, former WCW teammate of Buff Bagwell, plus news

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the July 8, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with then-PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill talking live with former WCW star Scotty Riggs, who remains plugged into the wrestling business through close friends. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
11/07/201h 58m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss Fyter Fest Night 2 including Jericho vs. Orange Cassidy, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show discussing Fyter Fest Night 2, including Jericho vs. Orange Cassidy and a lot more. One big topic at the start of the show is whether or not AEW is fumbling its build of new stars by just putting them in matches with established guys (Jericho-Cassidy, Cody-Jungle Boy, etc.). They preview Cage-Moxley for next week, and wonder about counter-programming Cole-Lee with Jericho-Cassidy. Plus thoughts on the FTW belt going to Cage, Nyla Rose’s promo, the 8-man tag, and listener emails, as well as an Instagram live call-in from a listener in Russia! For next week’s show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
10/07/201h 27m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Great American Bash night 2 featuring Keith Lee vs. Adam Cole, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Great American Bash night 2 featuring Keith Lee vs. Adam Cole for both championships, Swerve vs. Gargano, Yim vs. LeRae Street Fight, and more.
09/07/201h 50m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear spotlight Texas promotion Reality of Wrestling, discuss Kairi Sane rumors, more

“Now We’re On Again.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot take an in-depth look at Booker T’s promotion Reality of Wrestling out of Texas including matches from Kylie Rae, Hyan, Alex Gracia, and Ember Moon. Plus, Sasha Banks vs. Io Shirai draws ratings, Rhea Ripley wrestles Robert Stone on NXT, and rumors of Kairi Sane leaving WWE to return to Japan.
08/07/201h 14m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey preview UFC 251 and discuss Jorge Masvidal stepping into main event

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey preview UFC 251 and discuss the implications of Jorge Masvidal stepping into the main event. They also discuss the possibility of the UFC producing annual "themed" pay-per-views, ponder the impact of ECW-style chants at future MMA events, and much more.
07/07/201h 9m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - Tyler Sage joins Greg to review NXT Great American Bash and AEW Fyter Fest

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Tyler Sage to review night one of both AEW Fyter Fest and NXT Great American Bash, and also preview night two of both shows. They also talk Tessa Blanchard's potential landing spots, race in AEW, Bayley and Sasha Banks, and more.
06/07/202h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - New Japan Cup 2020 thoughts with Chris Maitland - Surprises, disappointments, more

This week, Chris is back to talk about the events that lead to the 2020 New Japan Cup Final. This is spoiler-laden, so if you haven't seen any of the nights leading to the semi-finals, avoid! Key topics in the chat include wrestlers that followed the Rich Fann failed method of "only my finish or bust," the stories outside of the finalists that intrigued viewers, New Japan's ever-expanding singles heavyweight scene, wrestlers that disappointed with imports not available, and what lies ahead for some of the younger participants - with an eye on the G-1 Climax, whenever that can occur.
05/07/201h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (7-6-15) Raw Post-show Cena vs. Cesaro goes 30, so what's next for Cesaro, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the July 6, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell. It's the Raw post-game show with PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill in the opening 10 Good Minutes segment, then live calls and lots of email questions covering Raw, NXT, and more topics.
04/07/201h 31m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to Fyter Fest Night 1, Tessa Blanchard getting released by Impact, more

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show talking about this week's Fyter Fest Night 1 episode of AEW Dynamite. One big topic is where Santana and Ortiz have gone wrong in AEW, and whether or not the demise of the Inner Circle's seriousness is a reason. From there they discuss Tessa Blanchard getting released by Impact and take a ton of listener emails. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
04/07/201h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Stoup, Lindberg, and Dautel cover Great American Bash Part 1, Banks-Shirai, women’s four-way, more

In this episode, Tom Stoup, Nate Lindberg, and Todd Dautel cover Great American Bash Part 1, Banks-Shirai, women’s four-way, potential for Tessa Blanchard in WWE, fantasy-booking NXT vs. AEW event, and more.
02/07/202h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, and Harris discuss which wrestlers rose and fell in first half of 2020, COVID-19, more

"Steal It Back.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear discuss WWE staff testing positive for COVID-19, Impact firing Tessa Blanchard, and promotions affected by the SpeakingOut revelations. Plus, JR Harris joins to look back at December 2019 and discuss which wrestlers have climbed the ranks and which have suffered setbacks in the first half of 2020.
01/07/201h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC Vegas 4 including Dustin Poirier vs. Dan Hooker, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC Vegas 4, including discussion of the heralded main event between Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker. Rick gives his non-combat sports streaming recommendations. The show closes with Robert giving his thoughts on WWE's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
30/06/2055m 33s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America w/Greg Parks - Heydorn joins to preview night one of Fyter Fest & Great American Bash, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch columnist Zack Heydorn to preview night one of both AEW Fyter Fest and NXT Great American Bash. They also answer calls and emails about cinematic matches, Raw title challengers, and the #SpeakingOut movement.
29/06/202h 13m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Live listener check-in as more COVID and #SpeakingOut stories emerge, Will Cooling run-in, more

This week's episode is a check-in for listeners and for me as a host. We talk about the last few weeks of the #SpeakingOut movement and where that's left wrestling, as well as the decisions of AEW and WWE in a pandemic to continue shows - and the fallout of the infection stories of the past week. It's a raw chat that's devoid of ratings and full of actions post the past few weeks to make sure fans, media, and wrestling in general get right. Will Cooling pops in for a transatlantic tag-in and gives his thoughts on Big Daddy, libel cases in the UK vs. the US, what it would take for WWE to shut down after the rash of infections, and how little he's watching wrestling at the moment.
28/06/201h 48m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (6-10-10) Keller & Parks on whether there will be another Undertaker, debating WWE Top 50 DVD

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back ten years to the June 10, 2010 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch editor Wade Keller and cohost PWTorch columnist Greg Parks. They discuss the pending Top 50 WWE Wrestlers DVD and discuss and debate who should make the list. They take live calls on the Top 50 List including Chris Benoit's merits, along with a variety of other topics. In the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, Greg and Wade discuss whether there will ever be another Undertaker, whether Foley gets enough blame for the negatives of his legacy as a wrestler, whether Shawn Michaels could be the storyline Undertaker perpetrator, and more.
27/06/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek react to #SpeakOut movement and how it has affected AEW and Impact, plus emails

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show talking about how the #SpeakOut movement has affected AEW and Impact specifically, including whether or not Impact and AEW handled their situations the correct way or if in some ways (in AEW's case) they should have been harsher. Then the guys get into listener emails on topics that include Impact, AEW getting boring, the Batcave, Michael Keaton playing Batman again, and a whole lot more. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
26/06/201h 23m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg talk extensively on #SpeakingOut, cover hype for Great American Bash, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg talk extensively on #SpeakingOut, cover hype for next week's Great American Bash, Lee vs. Balor vs. Gargano, and more.
25/06/201h 57m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to indie star Effy about the #SpeakingOut movement, intergender wrestling, more

“My Boyfriend’s Coming Back.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear speak with independent wrestler Effy about the #SpeakingOut movement, supporting women, a male perspective on intergender wrestling, getting back in the ring after lockdown, and ways we can all help increase accessibility and representation in the world of professional wrestling.
24/06/201h 10m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC Vegas 3, preview upcoming UFC card, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC Vegas 3. They preview the upcoming UFC card headlined by Dan Hooker vs. Dustin Poirier. The show closes with Robert giving some thoughts on WWE's "The Last Ride" documentary.
23/06/2051m 32s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Tony Donofrio joins Greg to discuss #SpeakingOut, Undertaker doc, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by former PWTorch.com contributor Tony Donofrio to discuss the #SpeakingOut movement, the Undertaker's future based on the WWE Network's Last Ride documentary, where the Cruiserweight Title ranks in importance in NXT, and more.
22/06/201h 46m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - New Japan 2020 bracket chat with Chris Maitland, Yuji Nagata & Jimmy Connors similarities, more

This week's episode opens with a statement and discussion on the recent #SpeakingOut posts and challenge for all of us to police bad behavior when seen/heard, and then dives into the 2020 New Japan Cup. Chris Maitland, racking up the co-hosting stats, is back to discuss the history of wrestlers in the tournament and key storylines you may have missed, and walk through his view that Yuji Nagata has taken on the role of Jimmy Connors during a US Open. After, the rest of the bracket is discussed, as well as predictions as to who will take it all this year.
21/06/201h 21m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (6-14-15) WWE MITB Post-Show covering Cena-Owens, Seth-Dean, most ludicrous finish of year

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the June 14, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell. It's the Money in the Bank post-game show with live calls on the PPV for an hour-and-a-half. They discuss John Cena vs. Kevin Owens, Seth Rollins vs. Dean Ambrose, Wade Barrett vs. R-Truth, Paige vs. Nikki Bella, and more including what might have been the most ludicrous finish of the year.
21/06/201h 56m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to MLW moving to DAZN, Impact hiring released talent, and Dynamite

Mike and Andrew begin the show this week talking about MLW's deal with DAZN. Then they shift to Impact and discuss Impact teasing the addition of recently-released WWE talent. After that, they look at this week's AEW Dynamite and take listener emails! For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
19/06/201h 27m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - PWT Talks NXT: Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover the women and men both having tag championship matches, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the women and men both having tag championship matches, Damian Priest face turn, multiple absurd comedy segments, and more.
18/06/202h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, & Mayydayy look at Impact knockouts division, discuss Black Lives Matter mixtape on IWTV

“Please Don’t Take It Personal.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot are joined by new Impact Wrestling correspondent Mayydayy to take a detailed look at all of the wrestlers and feuds in Impact’s thriving women’s division. Plus, IWTV delivers a Black Lives Matter mixtape.
16/06/201h 29m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review most recent UFC Fight Night including Eye vs. Calvillo, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review Jessica Eye vs. Cynthia Calvillo and other fights from the most recent UFC Fight Night. They preview the upcoming card headlined by Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov. The guys discuss the plethora of title fights that the UFC booked in recent days. The show closes with Robert giving his take on the polarizing wrestling match between Randy Orton and Edge.
16/06/201h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - WWE Backlash post-show including reaction to Greatest Wrestling Match Ever

In this episode of Wresting Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down the WWE Backlash PPV from all angles with callers and emailers. Subjects include the aesthetics of Edge vs. Orton, cinematic wrestling, what's next for Drew McIntyre, titles on the pre-show matches, and more.
15/06/201h 30m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Mark Blutman of Boy Meets World talks importance of a diverse writers room, Shad Gaspard, more

This week's episode is a chat with Mark Blutman, who returns to focus on the importance of diversifying your writers, his lessons learned having an interracial couple on Boy Meets World that resonates today, the current wrestling scene of empty arenas (How do you handle the "studio audience?"), and reactions to the protests in California, Las Vegas, and throughout the United States - as well as Mark's hope for what can be done to make both the wrestling world and the real one better places. This comes from the heart - so enjoy, and take your time with it.
14/06/201h 42m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (6-12-15) Dusty Rhodes Special with Keller, Martin, and ex-WWE Creative Andrew Goldstein

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the June 12, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast featuring a Special Edition - Remembering Dusty Rhodes with editor Wade Keller & columnist Todd Martin joined by ex-WWE Creative Team member Andrew Goldstein discussing his time working with Dusty. They take phone calls and emails, also.
13/06/201h 40m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek talk Dynamite including Jericho on commentary, plus Impact, Slammiversary, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show in reverse order, taking listener emails on Impact, Slammiversary, marital problems, and AEW topics. Then they switch their attention to this week's Dynamite, discussing Jericho on commentary, the women's division, the weird story of Allie and QT Marshall, and whether or not Cody should defend the TNT Championship every week. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
12/06/201h 37m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover the crowded main event scene, challengers for every title, Fantasma, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the crowded main event scene, challengers for every title, Fantasma's heel turn and new name, and more.
11/06/201h 54m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, Quartz talk NXT TakeOver and WWE women’s tag titles, Fear talks to Riptide's pastasauca

“Who Have I Become?” This week, Harley R. Pageot, Emily Fear, and Val Quartz discuss Io Shirai vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Rhea Ripley and the women’s trios tag from NXT TakeOver: In Your House, as well as the WWE women’s tag titles and NWA Girl Powerrr tackling Black Lives Matter. Plus, Emily talks to pastasauca of Riptide Wrestling about wrestling art and the BLM protests.
10/06/201h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC 250, preview upcoming Fight Night card, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC 250. They preview the upcoming Fight Night card headlined by Jessica Eye and Cynthia Calvillo. They close the show by discussing the recent grievances that fighters have been airing on social media.
09/06/2055m 20s

PWTorch Dailycast - NXT Takeover Post-show WNIA Special Edition: Stoup, Lindberg, Wells discuss In Your House event plus Triple H media call

In this special edition of Wrestling Night in America, the hosts of "PWT Talks NXT" Tom Stoup and Nate Lindberg fill in for Greg Parks to cover NXT Takeover "In Your House" including Adam Cole vs. Velveteen Dream, Charlotte vs. Rhea Ripley vs. Io Shirai, Johnny Gargano vs. Keith Lee, Tomasso Ciampa vs. Karrion Kross, and more. They field caller questions, answer emails, and discuss each segment in detail. Kelly Wells joins them at the end of the broadcast to cover the Triple H Media call directly after Takeover aired.
08/06/201h 50m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Fandom and reaction to wrestler/company tweets this week, Karrion Kross' chances in NXT, more

This week, Rich is live and in studio taking calls about the week - particularly wrestlers speaking up and out at power (or their own coworkers) after the protests nationwide, the balance between using a platform to uplift or to gain clout in character, the possibility of Vince McMahon using current events in a WWE storyline, Karrion Kross' chances of being a main eventer and matches to watch if people are interested in his prior work, the potential for Sasha/Bayley to join Charlotte as the women's division workhorses, and an email that closes the show giving perspective on the importance of being vulnerable and sharing your fandom.
07/06/201h 37m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (5-31-15) WWE Elimination Chamber 2015 PPV Post-Show - Dean vs. Seth, Cena vs. Owens, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the May 31, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast featuring PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks with a PPV Post-show covering WWE Elimination Chamber including Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins, John Cena vs. Kevin Owens, the Elimination Chamber matches, Stardust (Cody) vs. Zack Ryder, and more with live callers and emails.
06/06/202h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss how the wrestling world has reacted to the George Floyd killing, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show talking about how the wrestling world - in particular WWE, AEW, and IMPACT - have reacted to the George Floyd killing last week in Minnesota. They then talk about this week's AEW Dynamite episode, including hitting on Brian Cage, Jon Moxley, and the new structure to AEW Dark. They take emails on some IMPACT topics and a lot more. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
05/06/201h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Drake Maverick vs. El Hijo del Fantasma main event, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Drake Maverick vs. El Hijo del Fantasma main event, a large "sports entertainment" feel on the TakeOver go-home show, and more.
04/06/202h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to referee Brie Montoya, discuss NWA Girl Powerrr, Britt Baker, Deonna Purrazzo

“We’ve Got Your Back, Whatever That’s Worth.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot talk to independent referee Brie Montoya about how she got into wrestling and the invisible responsibilities of referees. Plus, NWA Girl Powerrr talks cyberbullying, Britt Baker is injured, Deonna Purrazzo joins Impact, Mick Foley praises the women who influenced him, and DuckTales does a wrestling episode.
03/06/201h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey look ahead to UFC 250, review most recent UFC Fight Night, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey look ahead at the upcoming UFC 250. They review the most recent UFC Fight Night. They guys discuss the most recent developments in the feud between Jon Jones and Dana White. They look back at the boxing classic between Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns. The show closes with a discussion about Mike Tyson and other MMA fighters appearing on AEW programming.
02/06/201h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Tom Stoup joins Greg to preview NXT Takeover: In Your House, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Tom Stoup for a full preview of NXT Takeover: In Your House. They also discuss with callers and emailers the potential of Matt Riddle on Smackdown, future John Cena/Rock WWE appearances, whether or not Takeover could set up a new hierarchy in NXT, and more.
01/06/201h 52m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Deep Dive into the Movies roundtable, covering "My Dad is a Heel Wrestler" and "The Foul King"

This week, Rich is joined by Chris Maitland, Justin McClelland, and Gill "Dragon" Borum to review and debate the South Korean film "The Foul King" and the Hiroshi Tanahashi film "My Dad is a Heel Wrestler." The foursome talk about the key notes in both movies, their box office results in their home countries and abroad, and how the films differ from American movies that feature wrestling (and how they are similar!), as well as recommendations as to whether or not non-fans would want to watch.
31/05/201h 37m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (5-27-15) Drew McIntyre talks 3 Man Band and more, plus wrestling author Laprade talks book

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the May 28, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with PWTorch senior columnist Pat McNeill who first talked live with wrestling author Pat Laprade about his latest book "Mad Dogs, Midgets, and Screw Jobs," a book looking at the history of pro wrestling in Montreal, plus the second-half features Mystery Guest Drew McIntyre who talks about his reaction to the 3 Man Band idea, wrestlers he had matches with after leaving WWE who should be on everyone's radar, and much more! Then, in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discuss the latest news, events, and more!
30/05/201h 47m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to AEW Dynamite, Double or Nothing, Mike Tyson, and more!

It's a jam-packed episode this week! Mike and Andrew lead things off with a long discussion on Mike Tyson - his brawl with Chris Jericho, the involvement of so many UFC stars, and where this angle could be headed. From there they talk about Brian Cage's AEW debut, his match with Jon Moxley, and whether or not he should win the title. After that, the topic is the debut of FTR, formerly the Revival, and where they could be headed in AEW. Plus a LOT more, and listener emails! For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
29/05/201h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Thatcher-Riddle in a cage, Drake Maverick's Cinderella run, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Thatcher-Riddle in a cage, Drake Maverick's Cinderella run, women's division getting a lot of minutes, and more.
28/05/201h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to indie wrestlers Davienne and Paloma Starr about their pandemic lives, more

“Shining Star.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear talk to Paloma Starr and Davienne about how COVID-19 has affected their wrestling careers. Plus, Harley and Emily discuss Arisa Hoshiki’s sudden retirement and Hikaru Shida winning the AEW Women’s Championship. This episode is dedicated to the memory of Hana Kimura.
27/05/201h 23m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey look at upcoming UFC card headlined by Tyron Woodley & Gilbert Burns

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey look ahead at the upcoming UFC card headlined by Tyron Woodley and Gilbert Burns. They debate the idea that the UFC does not want to book a fight between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou. They look back at Robbie Lawler vs. Rory Macdonald II from 2015. They close the show with Robert giving a quick review of AEW’s Double or Nothing PPV.
26/05/201h 17m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Bruce Mitchell joins to talk life and death of Hana Kimura & Shad Gaspard, Owen Hart doc, more

PWTorch Senior Columnist Bruce Mitchell joins the Deep Dive to talk about the unfortunate passing of Hana Kimura and Shad Gaspard - what we know, what we'll never know - and a challenge to take a moment when on social media, plus a dive into the Owen Hart episode of Dark Side of the Ring as they discuss the additional audio surrounding the episode, as well as Bruce's 1999 Torch Editorial on the subject at the time. Finally, they dive into Owen Hart's role as one of the first "newsletter wrestlers" that made it (including a great story involving Bruce and Hitch), the timeline working for a work-rate wrestler like Bret, but then snapping back as Owen returned to WWE, the lingering legacy of wrestling leadership, failures to curtail the Kliq in WCW and WWE to the detriment of both Bret and Owen, and how Owen Hart's work came second to the man outside of the ring.
25/05/202h 31m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - AEW Double or Nothing post-show, including Stadium Stampede, Moxley, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down the AEW Double or Nothing PPV from all angles with callers and emailers. Subjects include the Stadium Stampede and what made it different than/the same as WWE's cinematic matches, AEW's women's division, elevating the mid-card, and more.
24/05/201h 21m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (5-22-15) Mitchell & Bryant talk Kevin Owens' early mega-push, Balor's entrance, Cena promos

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the May 22, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with PWTorch senior columnist Bruce Mitchell and PWTorch East Coast Cast host Travis Bryant taking live calls and discussing current events in pro wrestling including the future of TNA on Destination America, David Letterman, Elimination Chamber, the state of John Cena’s promos, the potential mega-push of Kevin Owens, the Enzo Amore & Big Cass act in NXT, Finn Balor’s ring entrance, the pronunciation of Curt Hennig’s name, and more. The VIP exclusive Aftershow includes analysis of the NXT Takeover show and more.
23/05/201h 30m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to AEW Dynamite, preview Double or Nothing, discuss Owen Hart, Vince/XFL

Mike and Andrew begin this week's show with about 25 minutes worth of non-AEW content (if you want to skip ahead). They talk about Shad Gaspard and react to the Owen Hart Dark Side of the Ring episode, as well as Martha Hart's media appearances and WWE's attorney responding to her. They also discuss Vince McMahon potentially looking to buy the XFL out of bankruptcy, despite putting it there in the first place. After all of that, they talk about the big happenings on this week's AEW Dynamite and preview (with picks) AEW's Double or Nothing show which is coming up on Saturday night. And then they finish the show, like they always do, taking YOUR emails on soap, wrestling, and a lot more. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
22/05/201h 45m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover a show heavy on build for TakeOver: In Your House, Ripley vs. Shirai, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover a show heavy on build for TakeOver: In Your House, Ripley vs. Shirai, Cruiserweight tournament, and more.
21/05/201h 51m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear discuss the Paige biopic Fighting With My Family, Pageot talks to wrestler Alex Gracia

“A Mansion House and a Rabbit Fur Coat.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear watch and review the WWE-produced Paige biopic Fighting With My Family. Plus, Harley talks to Texas wrestler Alex Gracia about coping with pandemic anxiety, wrestling for Stardom in Japan, and embracing femininity in wrestling.
20/05/201h 25m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review the two UFC cards that happened over the past week, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review the two UFC cards that happened over the past week. They look ahead to a week without MMA in these strange times, and they suggest some MMA viewing on YouTube.
19/05/201h 5m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Kurt Hoffman joins Greg for a full AEW Double or Nothing PPV preview, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by former Gonzo & The Greg producer Kurt Hoffman for a match-by-match preview of the AEW Double or Nothing PPV. They also take phone calls and emails on Lashley as a potential title contender, Dark Side of the Ring season three topics, which company tries animation first, and more.
18/05/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - "Chaos Theory" - A look at individuals within the New Japan stable, starting with Yoshi Hashi

Yoshi Hashi. For some reason he's been my blind spot. However, Chris Maitland has returned to sell me (and you!) on Yoshi Hashi's role in CHAOS, his quintessential matches to "get" Yoshi Hashi, and some honorable mentions that help flesh out, as Chris puts it, "one of the best kept secrets in New Japan Wrestling." Matches include 2016's G-1 vs. Kenny Omega and 2018 NJ Cup vs. Ibushi. They finish by talking about Yoshi Hashi's relationships with wrestlers such as Michael Elgin, Hiroshi Tanahashi, Jay White, and KENTA from 2018-20 and how they were integral to New Japan's storylines in the current era.  Join us as we look at Hashi's departure on an excursion, his return, and more!
17/05/201h 10m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (5-17-15) WWE Payback Post-show w/Parks & Caldwell talking Seth-Orton-Reigns-Ambrose, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the May 17, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast, the WWE Payback Post-show with Greg Parks & James Caldwell hosting. They discuss Seth Rollins vs. Randy Orton vs. Roman Reigns vs. Dean Ambrose, John Cena vs. Rusev, Bray Wyatt vs. Ryback, Cody as Stardust, and more with live callers and emails.
16/05/202h 5m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss Dynamite including whether or not Moxley vs. Lee is PPV-worthy main event

Mike and Andrew begin the show talking about this week's AEW Dynamite, specifically whether or not Jon Moxley vs. Brodie Lee is a PPV-worthy main event. They also take a lot of listener emails on topics that include Impact and AEW. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
15/05/201h 25m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover the show-long story between Riddle and Thatcher, Balor vs. Grimes, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the show-long story between Riddle and Thatcher, Finn Balor vs. Cameron Grimes, major title change, and more.
14/05/201h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to British star Lana Austin about balancing wrestling with motherhood, discuss MITB

“Sunset Brimming.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot interview British wrestling star Lana Austin about maintaining a wrestling career while raising three kids. Plus, discussion of Bayley vs. Tamina for the Smackdown Women’s Championship and the women’s involvement in the WWE Climb the Corporate Ladder Money in the Bank risk-is-worth-the-reward twelve-way intergender ladder match.
13/05/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC 249, preview next two UFC cards, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC 249. They examine the circumstances around the cards, the aesthetics, and recap every fight on the card. They preview the next two UFC cards, and finish their examination of “Fighting in the Age of Loneliness.” They finish the show by looking back at WWE’s Money in the Bank pay-per-view.
12/05/202h 14m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - WWE Money in the Bank post-show including array of opinions on MITB match

In this episode of Wresting Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down the WWE Money in the Bank show from all angles with callers and emailers. Topics include the tone of the MITB match, potential cash-ins for Asuka and Otis, who is next for Drew McIntyre, and more.
11/05/201h 31m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Will Cooling is back for part two of his Starr-Janela Americanrana chat, UFC 249 thoughts, more

PWTorch's own Will Cooling is back for part two! Will and Rich discuss the new British Wrestling Report on PWTorch with VIP host Todd Martin, the upcoming perils of UFC 249, the pros and cons of an empty arena MMA fight, Sugar Dunkerton's amazing ride so far in AEW and how that can (hopefully) help him in the UK and worldwide after the pandemic is over, Joey Janela's improvement as a wrestler since Americanrana 2018, and a preview of other Starr in Beyond matches the pair will be reviewing soon!
10/05/201h 26m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (5-8-15) Interview with Viking Raiders' Ray Rowe talking career, near-death accident, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the May 8, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host Pat McNeill featuring an interview with ROH star Ray Rowe with live callers talking his then-current ROH run, his near-death motorcycle accident, wrestling training, and much more. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, E:60 WWE documentary, and more.
09/05/201h 59m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek talk Dynamite being back to broadcasting live, Cody-Janela, Moxley-Kazarian, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show talking about this week's AEW Dynamite, specifically the fact that the show was back to being broadcast live. They break down Cody-Janela and Moxley-Kazarian, and talk about the main event that featured the debut of Matt Hardy. From there, they talk a little about Impact and MLW and take listener emails. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
08/05/201h 34m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Dream-Cole and Charlotte-Io for the top championships, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Dream-Cole and Charlotte-Io for the top championships, Karrion Kross's memorable entrance, favorite theme music in NXT history, and more.
07/05/202h 13m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, and Symmonds celebrate ten years of Pro Wrestling Eve, Pageot interviews Beau Belles

“I Wanna Steal Your Girl Fans.” This week, Harley R. Pageot, Emily Fear, and Andy Symmonds celebrate ten years of Pro Wrestling Eve with a watch party of the very first Eve show from May 2010 featuring Saraya Knight, Rhia O’Reilly, Jetta, Alpha Female, and a teenage Paige. Plus, Harley talks to Eve Academy trainee Beau Belles about starting in wrestling in your thirties.
06/05/201h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey preview UFC 249, review ep 4 of “Fighting in the Age of Loneliness"

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey preview UFC 249. They preview every fight and talk about their expectations for the aesthetics of the card. They continue their tour through combat sports documentaries as they review episode four of “Fighting in the Age of Loneliness.” They also take a look at ESPN’s “Chuck and Tito” documentary. They close the show by remembering the legendary fight between Don Frye vs. Yoshihiro Takayama from 2002.
05/05/201h 44m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Frank Peteani joins Greg for a full WWE Money in the Bank preview, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Frank Peteani to preview WWE's Money in the Bank PPV. They also answer calls and emails about positives and negatives of a potential Disney purchase of WWE, what wrestlers would make up a Murder Hornets tag team, who steps up with Kevin Owens possibly hurt, and more.
04/05/201h 51m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Will Cooling joins for first of two-part chat about Americanranas 18 and 19, more

PWTorch's own Will Cooling is back! What started as an Americanrana 18 and 19 Project exploded into a two-parter you will enjoy! In this opening stanza, Rich and Will cover Americanrana 19 in detail, with Will providing his insight as a first time watcher of Beyond Wrestling. Will and Rich also chat about parenthood and wrestling - and watch Joey Janela vs. Chantal Jordan's Kamikaze Pro match from last year, which featured a hilarious run-in by Will and his kids returning from getting dinner! The two finish with a discussion on AEW, the Revolt/Revival/Whatever their name will be, Sugar Dunkerton's seizing of the moment as "Pineapple Pete," and more!
03/05/202h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (4-26-15) WWE Extreme Rules PPV Post-show with Parks & Caldwell including Seth-Orton, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks, it's the Extreme Rules post-game show with live calls and emails reacting to the just-completed WWE PPV including a previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow. They talk about Rusev vs. John Cena, Seth Rollins vs. Randy Orton, Nikki Bella vs. Naomi, Roman Reigns vs. Big Show, Neville (Pac) vs. Bad News Barrett, Dean Ambrose (Jon Moxley) vs. Luke Harper (Brodie Lee), and more.
02/05/201h 42m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss AEW Dynamite including a great Bubbly Bunch video, Impact Rebellion, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show talking about this week's AEW Dynamite and then transition to talking some Impact Wrestling, including Tuesday's Rebellion where Moose became the new TNA champion. Yep, he did. They talk a little more about a great Bubbly Bunch video and what they liked about AEW this week, and then look ahead to some emails and wrap the show talking about how annoying Vince Russo's "marks" are. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
01/05/202h 7m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover the Keith Lee-Damian Priest main event, Candice's first match as heel, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the Keith Lee-Damian Priest main event, Candice's first match as a heel, the Cruiserweight tournament continuing, and more.
30/04/201h 42m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Fear talks to Lolo McGrath and Marcus Mann, Pageot interviews British wrestler Bunny Mallow

“Maybe I’m Not the Right Kind.” This week, Emily Fear talks to Lolo McGrath of Prime Time Pro Wrestling and Marcus Mann of Ryse Wrestling about how COVID-19 has affected their promotions and where indie wrestling goes from here. Plus, Harley R. Pageot talks to British wrestler Bunny Mallow about the pandemic life.
29/04/201h 37m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Robert breaks down news that UFC is planning on running three events in one week, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos goes at it solo, as he breaks down the news that the UFC is planning on running three events in one week. Robert also fires up YouTube, and provides commentary for Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir from UFC 100 in 2009. Enjoy this bite-size show.
28/04/2035m 11s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Kelly Wells joins Greg to discuss Johnny & Candice's heel night in, more

In this episode of Wresting Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Kelly Wells to discuss such NXT topics as post-Mania main roster call-ups, Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae's NXT TV segment, and Velveteen Dream. They also answer calls and emails on the NXT Interim Cruiserweight Title Tourney, Vince McMahon back on TV, Drake Maverick, and more.
27/04/201h 45m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Interview series continues with Steve Manders talking influences, plus Steve Williams' thoughts

This week continues a series of interviews with independent wrestlers that deserve more of a spotlight in 2020. This week, Iowa-based Steven Manders, the Cornbelt Cowboy, joins Rich and talks the journey from gridiron to the ring, his love for old school All Japan gaijin workers, and how he has taken his football work ethic into the ring and in how he travels for shows. We then chat about his breakout at the SCI futures tournament, which then opened doors to Beyond Wrestling, GCW, and Black Label Pro, as well as his favorite matches and opponents. Then, Steve Williams returns to give his thoughts on Manders, as well as an in-person account of how well-received Manders has been in the indy scene since the SCI tournament - and a convo on love. We cover everything when we dive!
26/04/201h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (4-20-15) Raw post-show, then WWE author Brian Solomon tells first-person Vince stories

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back to two shows from five years ago this week. First up, it's the Raw post-game show with PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks from Apr. 20, 2015 who provide an instant Reaction to Raw, including PPV developments, heel/face issues, Night of Kane, Boris from Chicago RKO'ed by three-hour Raws, and more.In the second episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill from Apr. 22, 2015, McNeill interviews former WWE writer/published author Brian Solomon, who has a new book, "Pro Wrestling FAQ." Also, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
25/04/202h 58m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss this week's AEW Dynamite, Impact Rebellion and Tessa Blanchard, more

Mike and Andrew begin the show talking about this week's AEW Dynamite and then transition to talking some Impact Wrestling, including Tuesday's Rebellion show and whether or not Tessa Blanchard is still the big-time free agent we thought she would be a year ago. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
24/04/201h 3m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover the many changes to main event, Cruiserweight tournament continuing, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the many changes to the main event, the Cruiserweight tournament continuing, the standout Gargano-LeRae segment, and more.
23/04/202h 7m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, Pratt talk the eight women released by WWE, Pageot interviews indie wrestler Gabby Ortiz

“My Shadows Have a Secret.” This week, Harley R. Pageot, Emily Fear, and Emily Pratt discuss the eight women released by WWE last week and their potential future prospects, AEW moving ahead with the Double or Nothing pay-per-view, and other WWE news items. Plus, Harley talks to indie wrestler Gabby Ortiz about life under COVID-19 quarantine.
22/04/201h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey discuss UFC’s desire to return early May, the life of Howard Finkel

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey discuss the UFC’s desire to return early May. They reflect on the life of Howard Finkel, and dovetail into a conversation about WWE’s week of layoffs. They continue their review of “Fighting in the Age of Loneliness” with a discussion on episode three. They also look back at Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira from 2004, and they conclude the show by looking back at the iconic Stephan Bonnar vs. Forrest Griffin from TUF 1.
21/04/201h 23m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Zach Graham joins Greg to talk WWE cuts, Money in the Bank matches, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Zach Graham to talk about WWE cuts, unique Money in the Bank matches, and Moxley vs. Hager in an empty arena. They also answer phone calls and emails on A.J. Styles, Wyatt vs. Braun, Moxley vs. Hager hype, the Sonya-Mandy Smackdown segment, and more.
20/04/201h 34m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Pittsburgh-based wrestler Lee Moriarty chats about current scene, Shibata inspiration, more

This week kicks off a series of interviews with independent wrestlers that deserve more of a spotlight in 2020, starting with Pittsburgh-based Lee Moriarty. Lee joins Rich and talks his inspiration for his gear, his style, the three-match series with Alex Shelley that has been some of the best matches in his three-year career, how he's handling the current situation, and what Lee thinks of the mentorship of Brandon K and others in the Pittsburgh area. Then, Chris Maitland returns to give his thoughts on the three-match pack, including the final match vs. Alex Shelley (available on IWTV under 'AIW Built to Last').
19/04/201h 25m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (4-13-15) Raw post-show with Parks & Caldwell, then Week-in-Review with Mitchell & Bryant

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back to two shows from five years ago this week. First up, it's the Raw post-game show with PWTorch columnist Greg Parks and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell, who review the show including Extreme Rules stipulations, Michael Cole's return from "injury," booking decisions, and more. They talk with callers throughout. Then there's a previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow with Q&A on Raw and other topics.In the second episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch columnist Bruce Mitchell and cohost Travis Bryant of the East Coast Cast, they wrap up the week in wrestling covering topics from WWE, TNA, New Japan, the State of Divas, New Japan World, Tommy Rich = Justin Bieber, and more! Plus, a previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow with more conversation in the new Friday timeslot.
18/04/202h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek discuss WWE releases and which talents could soon find a home in AEW, more

Even though WWE isn't a regularly-covered topic on this show, it was hard to ignore the news of the day, which was 29 WWE employees getting released. Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek start the show with a 30-minute conversation on the releases - why they happened and which talents could soon find a home in AEW. They also talk about Seth Rollins' IG reaction, where he thought people were being "unfair" to WWE. Then they focus on Dynamite, including the Moxley-Hager World Title match in an empty Daily's Place, and then take emails. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
17/04/201h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover today's many roster cuts, the Cruiserweight tournament beginning, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover today's many roster cuts, the Cruiserweight tournament beginning, Timothy Thatcher, Karrion Kross, and more.
16/04/202h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to six indie wrestling personalities about life under quarantine in age of COVID-19

“She Belongs on the Astral Plane.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot talk to Sarah Shockey, Stepstool Sarah Rose, Ziggy Haim, Molly McCoy, BJ Colangelo, and Harmony Moon about life under quarantine as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Plus, Io Shirai becomes #1 contender to the NXT championship, Ana Jay signs with AEW, and Emily delves into Sara Del Rey’s back catalog.
15/04/201h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey discuss cancellation of UFC 249, the idea of “Fight Island,” more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey discuss the cancellation of UFC 249. They discuss the idea of “Fight Island” and even have some fun ideas that the UFC could use in a completely unregulated environment. They also discuss the WWE’s decision to keep taping live television, as well as Ronda Rousey’s recent comments on pro wrestling. They close the show by looking back at episode two of “Fighting in the Age of Loneliness” and segue into a discussion of the 2005 documentary “Forever Hardcore.”
14/04/201h 50m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Brandon LeClair joins to discuss WM fallout, WWE going back to love tapings

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Brandon LeClair to break down WWE's decision to return to live tapings this week. They also talk about WrestleMania fallout from Raw and Smackdown, and answer caller and email questions about SANADA breaking free from LIJ, potential Money in the Bank winners, PWI recognizing fewer world titles, and more.
13/04/202h 0m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Chris Maitland joins Rich to discuss Brawl for All memories and Dark Side of the Ring episode

With the debut of the Brawl for All Episode of Dark Side of the Ring, Rich has Chris Maitland on as his co-host, and the pair chats about the strange bedfellows of the opening round match-ups, the insanity of allowing Jim Cornette and Vince Russo to feud over several episodes of the series, the star-crossed timelines of wrestlers like Dan Severn and Bart Gunn had they worked in a post-modern UFC environment, and a quick jump into the world of computerized wrestling to top it all off.
12/04/201h 11m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (4-10-15) Mitchell & Bryant talk Smackdown on USA, Miz-Mizdown, Lucha Underground, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back to five years ago this week. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with PWTorch senior columnist Bruce Mitchell & Travis Bryant (of the EastCoastCast.com), they made their Friday debut including Smackdown analysis, Miz-Mizdow, Smackdown on USA, Lucha Underground, Saxton, Cena’s U.S. Title run, ROH-Sinclair, and more including Travis’s wrestling dream in the (previously VIP-exclusive) Aftershow.
11/04/201h 32m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek talk Matt Hardy nonsense, does Broken Universe fit into AEW's narrative structure

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk this week's AEW Dynamite! They begin the show again looking at Matt Hardy and whether or not the Broken Universe has a place in AEW. They also talk about a great video package on Jake Hager and Jon Moxley, as well as looking at the rest of this week's AEW. They also take your emails on Impact taping this week, JR, The Wrestler (the movie from 10 years ago), and a lot more. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
09/04/201h 25m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Gargano vs. Ciampa, women's ladder match, Charlotte and Shayna booking

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Gargano vs. Ciampa, women's ladder match, the booking of Charlotte and Shayna at Mania, and more.
09/04/202h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear discuss women's matches at WM 36, Kylie Rae signing with Impact, Charlotte Flair in NXT

"It's Building Up." This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear discuss the five women's matches at WrestleMania 36, as well as the main roster debut of Bianca Belair, the absence of Michelle McCool, and Charlotte Flair as NXT Women's Champion once again. Plus, Kylie Rae signs with Impact Wrestling and questions surround the future of new wrestling content as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
08/04/201h 27m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey break down WM and discuss its potential legacy, plus UFC news

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey break down the unique experience that was WrestleMania. They give a brief review of every match on the card, and discuss the potential legacy of this event. Rick and Robert also react to the news that UFC has signed Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje at an undisclosed location.
07/04/202h 0m

PWTorch Dailycast - WrestleMania 36 Post-Show Night Two - Greg Parks discusses the Firefly Funhouse match and more with callers and emailers

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down both nights of WrestleMania with callers and emailers. Topics include the quality of the Firefly Funhouse match, the decision to put Charlotte over Rhea Ripley, the potential of wrestlers getting more creative freedom in the current environment, and more.
06/04/201h 42m

PWTorch Dailycast - WrestleMania 36 Post-Show Night One - McMahon and Soucek discuss Undertaker vs. AJ Styles, Strowman, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk WrestleMania 36 Night One! They begin the show talking about the very different boneyard match between Undertaker and AJ Styles. Also, does anyone remember Braun Strowman winning the Universal Title tonight? We don't think anyone will remember it. Plus, the guys take a ton of live calls reacting to a WrestleMania that most callers gave a thumbs up.
05/04/201h 32m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Britt Whitmire & Bryant Williams of Katie Vick is Alive Alive talk Mania without fans, more

Bryant Williams and Britt Whitmire return to talk about their show, Katie Vick's Alive Alive, and how they're holding up with a global pandemic and covering wrestling. Both men chat with Rich about what they are watching (older Georgia Championship Wrestling) and what hasn't worked for them (the current empty arena setups), as well as how/when they're going to watch WrestleMania. From there, the trio chat about Barbara Eden, and close talking about the matches and people at WrestleMania the trio feels are having redemption moments that have been a bit muted. And, as always, a little fun is made regarding Bruce and his love for that college down in North Carolina.
05/04/201h 13m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (4-2-15) Parks & Caldwell discuss WM 31 fallout, more or less pressure on Reigns, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back to five years ago this week. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks, they talk with live callers & emailers about WrestleMania fall-out, TNA, ROH, New Japan, and more topics.
04/04/201h 45m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon & Soucek discuss Dynamite mystery broadcasting location, Brodie's backstage promo, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek begin the show solving the mystery of where AEW was broadcasting Dynamite! Seriously, they think they actually cracked it. From there, they discuss the show, including Mr. McMah–sorry, Mr. Brodie's backstage promo. They also talk about Lance Archer's debut, and they're still wondering why in the world Chris Jericho is doing silly, stupid comedy with Matt Hardy a month after being the world champion. To wrap things up, they take listener emails on Impact, some WrestleMania talk, and rank their favorite Batman actors. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
03/04/201h 58m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Lee vs. Dijakovic vs. Priest, women's gauntlet, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Lee vs. Dijakovic vs. Priest, women's gauntlet, wrestlers who should have held titles in NXT, and more.
02/04/202h 13m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Fear & "Rones" give WM predictions including show-stealers, bathroom breaks, possible surprises

“I’ve Been Fighting for Your Honor.” This week, Emily Fear and Raymond Rones give predictions for every match at WrestleMania 36 including what the main event(s) will be, which matches should steal the show, which will be the most cringey, what a boneyard match is, what a Firefly Funhouse match is, who may show up unannounced, and who will leave 24/7 Champion.
01/04/201h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey talk UFC's current rhetoric around UFC 249, Jon Jones arrest, more

On this week's edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey discuss the UFC's current rhetoric around UFC 249. They discuss Jon Jones' recent arrest. They guys then go into their non-combat sports streaming recommendations. They review the "Dark Side of the Ring" episode on Chris Benoit, and also take a look back on 1999's "Beyond the Mat." They begin their series of breaking down each edition of the "Fighting in the Age of Loneliness" documentary. They close the show with a discussion on the weirdness of WrestleMania week being upon us.
31/03/201h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Pat McNeill joins Greg for a full WrestleMania preview

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by former PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill for a full match-by-match preview of WrestleMania 36. They also take calls and emails on subjects such as the potential of the Mania gimmick matches, quality of WWE television, Roman Reigns, and more.
30/03/201h 52m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Jeff of Jeff vs. The World returns to talk about the week in wrestling, plus a Trey bonus dive

Jeff Jones of Jeff vs the World returns to chat about the happenings this week in wrestling with a focus on the question "Is wrestling necessary in a pandemic?" Rich and Jeff explore the side effects of Miz allegedly showing up to Mania tapings sick, with the finger instead pointed at the culture of overwork and under-appreciation that puts someone in that position. Jeff and Rich then play a game of talking through how AEW would have fared if their new deal hadn't occurred before the shutdown. Which wrestlers would go where, how AJ Gray and Joey Janela could kill it in PWG, GCW and elsewhere, and more! Finally, Trey joins for his yearly chat on his view of his favorite wrestlers and why he likes them.
29/03/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (3-18-15) McNeill & Castillo of Newsday discuss the big topics heading into WrestleMania 31

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back to five years ago this week. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill, McNeill chats with Newsday wrestling reporter Alfonso Castillo with live callers on all the big topics during WrestleMania Season. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, March Madness upset picks, and more!
28/03/201h 52m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow -McMahon and Soucek don't think Matt Hardy's character is interesting, plus more on AEW and Impact

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek begin the show talking about the absolutely ridiculous Matt Hardy-Chris Jericho segment that closed out Dynamite (it was really, really bad). They discuss how the "broken universe" was old in 2017, and Hardy insists on doing the same thing in 2020. From there, they break down the rest of this week's AEW Dynamite and then take listener emails on AEW and Impact! Plus, Mike shares a story at the end of the show on the time he punched a black bear in the face (for real, though). For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
26/03/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover final build for Gargano & Ciampa's "final" match, debuts and returns, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the final build for Gargano and Ciampa's "final" match, two qualifying matches for the women's ladder match, several debuts and returns, and more.
26/03/202h 3m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, & Quartz contrast and compare empty arena shows from various promotions, discuss WM news

“Nothing in This World Is Holier Than Friendship.” This week, Harley R. Pageot, Emily Fear, and Valerie Quartz discuss empty arena shows from AEW, WWE, and other promotions including how to best utilize the change of format and whether it’s ethical to still be putting on wrestling events in the midst of a pandemic. Plus, thoughts on the latest WrestleMania developments.
25/03/201h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey discuss UFC’s current response to Coronavirus outbreak, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey discuss the UFC’s current response to the Coronavirus outbreak. They give non-combat sports suggestions of what to watch during social distancing. The guys examine WWE’s new production schedule. They close the show with a look back at Jon Jones vs. Maurício Rua from 2011.
24/03/201h 17m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Jon Mezzera joins Greg to compare WWE and AEW's shows with no fans, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Jon Mezzera to answer calls and emails about this unique time in wresting. Topics discussed include WWE's potential post-Mania taping schedule, a possible Goldberg heel turn, Steve Keirn in the WWE Hall of Fame, and more.
23/03/201h 46m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Daniel Palmer returns to talk Austin 3/16 Day, reading too much into Triple H "demotion," more

DPalm of MTR Network returns to chat Steve Austin leading up to Monday's aired 3/16 episode. However, with the start of Covid-19 isolation, we talk more about the creativity in the moment among wrestlers, how the empty arena shows can affect the bottom lines of WWE, AEW, and companies around the world, and Palm of course has to get a dig or two in on the Knicks. Scarlett pops by to give insight into her article, as well as her future book interests, with a focus on removing some of the luminaries of wrestling away from being end-all be-all evaluators of female talent.
22/03/201h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (3-16-10) Keller & Mitchell discuss Raw vs. Impact battle, Impact ratings drop, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back to ten years ago this week. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host Wade Keller and guest co-host Bruce Mitchell, PWTorch senior columnist, they talk mainly about TNA Impact from last night. Most of the emotions are frustrations with the product TNA has presented the last two weeks and signs of lessons not learned. Calls also include talk about last night's Raw, Money in the Bank, and more. In the VIP Aftershow, Mitchell & Keller break down the quarter hour trends within Impact and see who the winners and big losers were.
21/03/201h 32m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to an empty-arena AEW Dynamite, wonder what's in the future, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek begin the show talking about the empty-arena AEW Dynamite, and how Mike might be a coronavirus survivor (no, seriously). They talk about when AEW might air again, after ominous "on the next Dynamite" ads appeared across the show, as opposed to "next week." They also discuss the Impact Hall of Fame and Ken Shamrock, as well as Matt Hardy and Brodie Lee's debuts with AEW on Dynamite this week, and took listener emails at the end of the show. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
20/03/201h 38m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg talk NXT's recap & interview show, name wrestlers they'd like to see move up card

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover NXT's recap and interview show, name wrestlers they'd like to see move up the card, consider options for TakeOver's planned matches and WrestleMania fan involvement, and more.
19/03/201h 42m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Quartz talk creative process behind Grit & Glitter, finding new normal in age of coronavirus

“If We Build a Utopia, Will You Come and Stay?” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Valerie Quartz go behind the curtain to discuss the history of Grit & Glitter and how a typical episode is constructed. Plus, finding your bearings in the new era of COVID-19.
18/03/201h 7m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey talk UFC’s fan-free card in Brasilia, role of in-person fans, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey discuss the new reality of the UFC operating during the COVID-19 pandemic. They look back at the UFC’s “fan-free” card in Brasilia. They navigate through Dana White’s insistence that the UFC continue during the pandemic. The guys close the show by discussing the position that the WWE is in, and the role that in-person fans play in pro wrestling.
17/03/201h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Joel Dehnel joins Greg to discuss current landscape in pro wrestling, more

In this episode of Wresting Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Joel Dehnel to discuss, via calls and emails, the potential changes afoot for WrestleMania and the ripple effects inside and outside the company, Friday's Smackdown from the Performance Center, taping TV from the Firefly Funhouse, and more.
16/03/201h 28m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Will Cooling joins to talk the week in canceled shows (as they happen!), his trip to wXw, more

What begins as a typical Will-Rich talk-fest turns into much, much more as the pair discuss the storylines, key pieces, and aspects of the Progress top 10 matches of 2019. That discussion then shifts to the news that erupted during the recording regarding travel to/from Europe, and they discuss the possible reverberations to WrestleMania weekend, OTT's Scrappermania, and more.
15/03/203h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (3-11-15) Disco Inferno interview talking WM Weekend plans, Hardy Twitter feud, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back to five years ago this week. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill from March 11, 2015, McNeill interviews Disco Inferno with live callers and emailers about his WrestleMania Weekend plans, Hardy Twitter, feud WCW stories, whether the Disco Inferno gimmick would have worked better in the WWF, and more. Plus, the (previously VIP-exclusive) Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news and events.
14/03/202h 3m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek talk AEW Dynamite including Inner Circle and Nick Jackson, Coronavirus, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek begin the show talking about how the Coronavirus will affect pro wrestling, as news breaks literally as they're recording. They talk about what AEW should do moving forward, and what WWE should do moving forward now that the NBA has suspended its season and the NCAA is banning fans from the NCAA Tournament. They also do talk about the show, including the Inner Circle beating up Nick Jackson and more. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
12/03/201h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover the effect Coronavirus might have on wrestling, Ciampa-Gargano brawl, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the effect Coronavirus might have on wrestling, a huge Ciampa-Gargano brawl, key differences between NXT and AEW, and more.
12/03/202h 16m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & guests talk Elimination Chamber, Stardom’s No People Gate, Eve’s Women Behaving Badly, the NWA

“You Say I’m Misbehaving. So What?” This week, Harley R. Pageot and a number of guests discuss Pro Wrestling Eve’s Women Behaving Badly, Stardom’s empty arena show, Shayna Baszler dominating the Elimination Chamber, and the current state of the NWA women’s division. Plus, bedtime stories with Emily Fear.
11/03/201h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey talk ramifications of WWE Elimination Chamber, review UFC 248, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey discuss the ramifications of WWE’s Elimination Chamber pay-per-view. They review UFC 248. They preview the UFC’s trip to Brasília, Brazil. They close the show by discussing a sneakily loaded Bellator card.
10/03/201h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - WWE Elimination Chamber post-show including calls and emails about the show

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks reviews the Elimination Chamber PPV match by match. He takes calls and emails on Shayna Baszler's dominance, the lack of big stars on the PPV, Roman Reigns after WrestleMania, and more.
09/03/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Chris Maitland returns to talk "best matches ever," problem with comparing eras' workrate, more

This week, Chris Maitland returns to discuss the debates that the Young Bucks-Omega/Hangman match have engendered on Twitter, and the difficulty in throwing subjective thought into the debate without context of eras. Chris also lists his favorite/top tag matches, and answers a few Twitter questions of the week - including what would be his stipulations for the Progress Proteus Title, what matches would he consider good for a few wrestlers minus stipulations - featuring Bret Hart, Steve Austin, Triple H, Chris's experience at AEW Revolution, and more.
08/03/201h 19m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - Lance Archer interview talking about becoming a fan, his time in WWE, more + VIP Aftershow

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back to five years ago this week. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill from March 4, 2015, McNeill talks live with then GHC tag champion Lance Hoyt (now Lance Archer, who is heading to All Elite Wrestling) with live callers on wrestling in Japan, WWE hot topics, House of Hardcore appearance, and more. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
07/03/201h 47m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to AEW Dynamite including Moxley as champion and Jake Roberts promo, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to this week's AEW Dynamite, including the first appearance of Jon Moxley as AEW Champion. They react to Cody's neck tattoo (wow), as well as Jake Roberts' promo and who he could be representing with the company. They take a lot of listener emails on factions in AEW as well as Tessa/Taya on Impact. For next week's show, email us at AllEliteAfterShow@gmail.com.
06/03/201h 19m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Dream-Strong in a cage, Kai-Nox in a cage, Gargano sit-down explanation

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Dream vs. Strong in a cage, Kai vs. Nox in a cage, Johnny Gargano sit-down explanation, and more.
05/03/202h 0m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, & guests talk to Lolo McGrath of Prime Time Pro Wrestling & preview this weekend’s shows

“Queer for the Summer.” This week, Emily Fear talks to Lolo McGrath of D.C. promotion Prime Time Pro Wrestling ahead of their show Butch vs. Gore. Then, Harley R. Pageot is joined by Beau Belles of Pro-Wrestling: Eve to preview Eve’s event Women Behaving Badly, by J.R. Harris to preview Stardom’s No People Gate, and by Tom Stoup to preview the women’s matches at WWE Elimination Chamber.
04/03/201h 44m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review UFC Norfolk, preview UFC 248, thoughts on shape WrestleMania

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC Norfolk. They give a preview of UFC 248, including an examination of the two title fights on the card. Rick and Robert give their thoughts on the shape that WrestleMania is taking.
03/03/201h 7m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Brandon from WhySoSerious chats Saudi Show, plus Sarah Parkin’s Women Love Wrestling interview

This week, Brandon from WhySoSeriousPod joins to talk about the week in representation on this, the last day of Black History Month. What worked, what didn’t between WWE’s Saudi show, AEW’s conferences, and the state of North American Wrestling? Rich and Brandon then talk the politics of wrestling (and the wrestling in politics) before a hand-off to Sarah Parkin, another wonderful Women Love Wrestling author, who talks about her experience as a fan in the lens of historical women’s wrestling and how it can be lost in the WWE glitz and glamour.
02/03/201h 53m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - AEW Revolution post-show including a full rundown of the card, more

In this episode of Wresting Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks reviews the AEW Revolution PPV match by match with callers and emailers, including from those who were there live. He also runs down the WWE Super Showdown results.
01/03/201h 11m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - Feb 2010 show w/Mitchell & Caldwell talking first NXT episodes, Feb 2015 show talking WM26

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" double-feature jumps back to shows from five years ago this week and ten years ago this week. The following are summaries of what's in each show presented back-to-back...2/23/15: In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch columnist Bruce Mitchell and Travis Bryant of the East Coast Cast, they discuss with live callers & emailers tonight's Raw, last night's WWE PPV, Roman Reigns, WrestleMania, and much more!2/26/10: This episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host James Caldwell and co-host Torch columnist Bruce Mitchell has phone calls, emails, and chat room questions on topics in the news including more follow-up on the NXT concept, WrestleMania 26, last night's TNA Impact, the TNA Impact ratings, TNA's creative team effort, the WWE vs. TNA March 8 battle, Hulk Hogan back in the ring, Orlando Jordan being pushed, and much more. Check back this weekend for the Bruce Mitchell Audio Show post-Livecast.
29/02/202h 10m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to this week's AEW Dynamite including build to the Revolution PPV, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to this week's AEW Dynamite, including all the major build to the AEW Revolution PPV on Saturday night. They look at the Omega-Pac 30-minute iron man match, and did AEW book themselves into a corner featuring Omega in two feuds at the same time? Mike and Andrew make their Revolution picks and preview the PPV, and also talk a little about MLW's meeting with CBS/Viacom this week. They also take emailer questions on topics such as "How does Impact make its money?" and a lot more. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com
27/02/201h 28m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, & Lindberg cover Rhea Ripley vs. Bianca Belair, the sudden Forgotten Sons face turn, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Rhea Ripley vs. Bianca Belair, the sudden Forgotten Sons face turn, name the top and bottom ten transitions from NXT to the main roster, and more.
27/02/201h 52m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Quartz discuss the Lvl Up expo, the Hall of Fame Bella twins, Rise Wrestling’s last show, more

“The Dreamboat’s Waiting.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Valerie Quartz discuss the Lvl Up expo in Las Vegas, Smash Wrestling in Toronto, Nikki and Brie Bella going into the WWE Hall of Fame, Rise Wrestling ceasing their live events, Stardom running an empty arena show due to the coronavirus, and play a wrestling game of Would You Rather.
26/02/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Robert Vallejos reviews UFC Auckland, previews UFC Norfolk, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos reviews UFC Auckland and previews UFC Norfolk. He discusses the booking of Henry Cejudo and Jose Aldo. He looks at some of the intriguing “future” odds that MMA fans can bet on. He also looks at the WWE future of Tyson Fury, and gives a quick preview of WWE’s Super ShowDown event.
25/02/2042m 48s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Tom Stoup joins Greg to preview WWE Super ShowDown and AEW Revolution, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Tom Stoup to preview WWE Super ShowDown and AEW Revolution, and also break down the fallout from NXT Takeover: Portland. They take calls and emails on Chris Jericho as a heel, the future of Undisputed Era, how much would you spend on a WWE PPV off the Network, and more.
24/02/201h 26m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Fann - Sonya B joins to talk about her work in Women Love Wrestling, life on a Canadian reserve, more

This week, Sonya B joins to talk about her contribution to Women Love Wrestling, stories of wrestlers visiting her reserve as a kid, why Edge has such an important role in her youth, acceptance of some of the native wrestlers in the industry, her current work on a documentary covering Indigenous women being kidnapped in Canada, and Sonya's film idea soon to come to fruition.
23/02/2058m 12s

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - February 2010 show talking Impact vs. Raw on Mondays, February 2015 show with John Morrison

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" double-feature jumps back to shows from five years ago this week and ten years ago this month. The following are summaries of what's in each show presented back-to-back...2/12/10: This episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host Wade Keller and guest cohost Pro Wrestling Torch senior columnist Bruce Mitchell discuss the imminent announcement that TNA Impact is going live on Mondays starting in several weeks, plus they take live calls and email questions on a variety of subjects including WWE NXT, TNA house show reports, Mick Foley criticism, the push of A.J. Styles as a top heel in TNA, and more.2/18/15: In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill, it's a variety hour with live callers in the first half, John Morrison (Johnny Mundo) checking in for a few minutes at the start of the second-half, and Jonny Fairplay finishing things off. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
22/02/202h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - McMahon and Soucek react to AEW Dynamite, Cody's Cage Match, PPV Booking, scary movies, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to this week's AEW Dynamite, including Cody beating Wardlow in the main event. They also discuss whether or not a cage match was necessary, if there should be a secondary AEW title, Impact's look on AXS, what movies scared them most as kids, and you'll also find out Mike's new trick to getting good sleep. It's a jam-packed episode, as always! For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com
21/02/201h 48m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Dream vs. Strong, Rush vs. Devlin, Grizzled Young Veterans, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Dream vs. Strong, Rush vs. Devlin, Grizzled Young Veterans, Bianca Belair stealing the show again, and more.
20/02/201h 55m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Pratt talk TakeOver Portland, Nyla Rose and Gisele Shaw winning gold, ROH’s new women’s title

“Your Body Is a Blade.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Pratt discuss Rhea Ripley vs. Bianca Belair and Dakota Kai vs. Tegan Nox from NXT TakeOver Portland. Plus: Nyla Rose wins the AEW title, Gisele Shaw wins the RevPro title, ROH announces a tournament to crown a new women’s champion, The Rock’s daughter joins WWE, and Joshi news from Stardom, Tokyo Joshi Pro, and GAEA.
19/02/201h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Robert Vallejos reviews UFC Rio Rancho, previews UFC’s trip to Auckland, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos reviews UFC Rio Rancho and previews the UFC’s trip to Auckland, New Zealand. He gives his take on the debate over open scoring in MMA. The show closes with some early thoughts on the shape that WrestleMania is taking.
18/02/2042m 4s

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - NXT TakeOver Portland Post-Show - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg take calls on Gargano angle, more

PWTorch Dailycast presents the NXT Takeover Portland post-show. In this episode, Kelly Wells, Nate Lindberg, and Tom Stoup take calls about the Gargano angle and strong storytelling in the women's division, talk to on-site correspondent Brian Alston about crowd reactions and merch sellouts, and more!
17/02/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Valentine's Tidings with Melissa, then Women Love Wrestling authors Gemma and Sonal join

This week, Melissa returns for her yearly chat. This year, the focus is listener questions, including her favorite wrestling romances, how Rich and the Miz need to learn to not be cheap, feedback on her Grit & Glitter appearance, what her thoughts are on Naomi, Mia Yim, and more! Then, Gemma and Sonal from the Women Love Wrestling anthology pop on to chat about their contributions to the book, differences in UK/US fandom, what they watch, and why it's important to make characters like Jinny or Jinder Mahal three-dimensional.
16/02/201h 18m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (2-11-2015) WCW wrestler The Stro dishes on his days in WCW including wrestling Sting, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Jan. 25 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host Pat McNeill, former WCW wrestler The Stro tells some WCW stories including wrestling Sting and whether Vince Russo was sent to WCW by WWE to sabotage the company and the politics at the end, his time in Memphis when it was a WWE developmental territory including working with Doug Gilbert and Tommy Rich, early call to look out for up-and-comer Scott Dawson, early review of Charlotte Flair training, thoughts on Roman Reigns as the new WWE top star, Tessa Blanchard entering pro wrestling, and more. Then the Aftershow current events discussion, previously VIP-exclusive, when Pat is joined by James Caldwell to talk current events that week.
15/02/201h 40m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow - Soucek and Parks run down AEW Dynamite and talk Taya's Impact title loss, Killer Kross, and more

Andrew Soucek and Greg Parks (filling in for Mike McMahon) break down the Feb. 12 episode of AEW Dynamite segment by segment. They also take emails on Jordynne Grace winning the Impact Knockouts Title, Killer Kross's decision to sign with NXT, traditional babyface and heel roles in wrestling, and more.
14/02/201h 26m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Lindberg, and Cattani cover Cole vs. Kushida, Broserweights on a road trip, predictability, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Nate Lindberg, and Kevin Cattani cover Cole vs. Kushida, the Broserweights on a road trip, predictability, and more.
13/02/201h 56m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Vasquez interview Veda Scott and “Speedball” Mike Bailey about dating as pro wrestlers

“We Come from the Same Place.” This week, it’s a special Valentine’s Day episode as Harley R. Pageot and Monika Vasquez interview independent wrestlers Veda Scott and “Speedball” Mike Bailey about the highs and lows of being in a romantic relationship in professional wrestling including learning from one another, how they handle the travel schedule, and whether it’s more fun to team together or wrestle against each other.
12/02/2059m 32s

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Robert Vallejos reviews UFC 247, previews UFC’s trip to Rio Rancho, praises XFL, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos reviews UFC 247, with analysis on the controversial scoring, the future of Jon Jones, and more. He previews the UFC’s trip to Rio Rancho, N.Mex., and also gives his take on the brewing feud between Stephen A. Smith and several UFC personalities. Robert closes the show by giving praise to the XFL 2.0.
11/02/2055m 36s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Tyler Sage joins Greg to talk ROH changes, NXT Takeover: Portland, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Tyler Sage to discuss the recent changes in ROH and what it bodes for their future. They also take calls and emails on week one of the new XFL, Scarlett Bordeaux in NXT, Women of Honor under Marty Scurll and Jonathan Gresham, and more.
10/02/201h 40m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Doc Bruce on experience as Asian-American wrestling fan, Heather Bandenburg talks her book

This week, Doc Bruce (@B_Lee253) joins to discuss being an Asian-American wrestling fan for the past 25 years, his view on wrestling as a scholar and a fan, and what can be done to make things better in the landscape. Bruce and Rich also talk about Bruce's recent article in Daily DDT, where he focuses on Mia Yim and her status as a Blasian Baddie. As a bonus, we start our Deep Dive into Women Love Wrestling with contributor Heather Bandenburg. Heather chats about how she got into wrestling at age 21, adding it to her passions of stand-up comedy and Cher(!) - and Heather's transformation into a wrestler herself! Heather also talks about her book, "Unladylike: A Grrrl's Guide to Wrestling," and the World of Wrestling Books, which chronicles her move not only into fandom, but fighting ovarian cancer, and how this journey has affected her outside of wrestling as well. We close talking the idea of masculinity and femininity and beauty in wrestling being behind the times, and conversations with Cara Noir and his journey through navigating those questions in the ring, issues with representation at wrestling shows in terms of gimmicks given, and Heather's kiddo puts Melissa into "those were the days" nostalgia.
09/02/201h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (2-4-2015) Interviews with Road Warrior Animal and Justin Credible

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Feb. 4 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host Pat McNeill, former WWE stars Justin Credible and "Road Warrior" Animal are interviewed live with callers and emailers. Animal talks about the failure of The Ascension to get over, younger wrestlers maturing to have respect for the business, keys to becoming a top pro wrestler that fans wouldn't know about, the challenges of eating right and training on the road, and more. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
07/02/201h 43m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Killer Kross signs with WWE, AEW Dynamite including build to Revolution, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to the news this week that Killer Kross has signed with WWE. From there, they look at the entire episode of AEW Dynamite, including the build to Revolution (or lack thereof). Was the main-event segment good? Why wouldn't Omega agree to fight Pac before tonight? Why did everyone think a belt was going to end Cody's life? All of those topics and a lot more! For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com
07/02/201h 26m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Lindberg, and Stoup cover Velveteen Dream return, Bianca-Charlotte-Rhea in a great segment, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Nate Lindberg, and Tom Stoup cover Velveteen Dream's return, Bianca-Charlotte-Rhea in a great segment, Jordan Devlin vs. Tyler Breeze, and more.
06/02/201h 46m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Symmonds beginner’s guide to Stardom with first-time viewers’ thoughts on 9th Anniversary Show

“Hold Your Dreams.” This week, Harley R. Pageot presents an introductory guide to Japanese women’s promotion Stardom including a rundown of each championship, faction, and key storylines. Plus: Charlot and Andy Symmonds join in to share their thoughts as first-time viewers watching Stardom’s 9th Anniversary show.
04/02/201h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Rick Monsey previews UFC 247 Jones vs. Reyes, plus Colby Covington news

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Rick Monsey Previews UFC 247 Jones vs. Reyes, and also talks Colby Covington news.
04/02/2025m 1s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Zack Heydorn joins Greg to break down the NWA Hard Times PPV, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Zack Heydorn to discuss the NWA Hard Times PPV, Rumble fallout from this week of WWE TV, plus calls and emails on overrated Becky Lynch, David Benoit, AEW theme music, and more.
03/02/201h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Alan4L & Will Cooling talk Fight Club Pro Elite vs. British Strong Style six man from 2017

This week, Alan4L and Will Cooling join to talk about the moment where New Japan, Ring of Honor, and WWE had participants in a match at once - the Elite (Bucks and Omega) vs. British Strong Style (Pete Dunne, Trent Seven, and Tyler Bate) from Good Friday 2017 in Fight Club Pro. The trio then talk a little about UK/Irish politics, the importance of separating a happening vs. a moment in wrestling, and then Rich and Will spend time breaking down Bruce Mitchell's Ubermensch theory, and a really intriguing chat on the importance of mental health - and how wrestling can be a respite if you get out of your own way.
02/02/202h 43m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (1-29-2015) Parks & Caldwell talk key differences between Roman Reigns & historical top stars

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Jan. 25 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with hosts PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell & PWTorch columnist Greg Parks, they discuss with live callers the big topics of the week, plus have a show-long discussion on the important differences between Roman Reigns and top stars through history - overall package, journey, crowd response, lack of secondary title as launching point, much more.
01/02/202h 4m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Tessa, MLW, and Dynamite including Moxley-Jericho, Adam Page, and SCU

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to two weeks worth of AEW Impacts! They start the show this week on emails, buttoning up the Tessa topic from two weeks ago as well as looking at some MLW tidbits. Then they get into the Dynamite show, breaking down everything from Moxley-Jericho to Adam Page and SCU. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com
31/01/201h 6m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Lindberg, & Stoup cover Broserweights vs. Grizzled Young Veterans, Tegan Nox vs. Dakota Kai, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Nate Lindberg, and Tom Stoup cover Broserweights vs. Grizzled Young Veterans, Tegan Nox vs. Dakota Kai, Tommaso Ciampa in a memorable contract signing, and more.
30/01/202h 7m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot and Fear talk to more wrestle parents, discuss the Royal Rumble including Lynch-Asuka, more

“I Dress Like a Boy, But I Bleed Like a Girl.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear discuss the WWE Royal Rumble including the two women’s championship matches and the 29-woman Rumble including Charlotte Flair’s victory. Plus: NXT UK news, AEW takes baby steps into intergender wrestling, and Emily talks to more wrestling fans about their kids’ wrestling fandom.
29/01/201h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos & Monsey review Bellator 238, review UFC Raleigh, discuss Royal Rumble, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review Bellator 238, including discussion on the future of Cris Cyborg. They also review UFC Raleigh and close the show by discussing the ramifications of WWE’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view. They also take a break from their regular analysis to reflect on the death Kobe Bryant.
28/01/201h 7m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - WWE Royal Rumble post-show, breaking down the two Rumble winners, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down the Royal Rumble event from all angles. He takes phone calls and emails on possible WrestleMania title matches, NXT stars in the Rumble matches and their individual performances, plus a live perspective on the show and more.
27/01/201h 41m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Jason Norris of Watch Wrestling London and Women Love Wrestling joins Rich

This week, Jason Norris joins to talk about the creation of and recruitment of contributors for his new book, "Women Love Wrestling: An Anthology on Professional Wrestling". Rich and Jason discuss a few chapters that stood out in Rich's first read through, including Deep Dive guest Jacqui Pratt's "Separate but (un)Equal: The Rhetorics of Representation in Gender Segregated Professional Wrestling", how male wrestling fans can be more welcoming to women as performers and fans in the arena, how wrestling promotions such as EVE have become a haven for watching women's wrestling without stereotypes or bias, and what fans can learn from women in wrestling history. This is the first of several dives we'll be doing on this book anthology, with the next to come featuring some of the authors as well as editor/creator Jason Norris.
26/01/201h 9m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (1-26-2015) Royal Rumble Post-show w/Parks & Caldwell assessing damage from upset fans

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Jan. 25 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with hosts PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks, they talk with live callers about the just-completed WWE Royal Rumble PPV from all angles, including several live Rumble attendees, plus how WWE can "make it right" after frustrating vocal fans for the second straight Rumble PPV.
25/01/202h 30m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Lindberg, & Stoup cover Lee vs. Strong for North American Championship, Dusty Classic semifinals

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Nate Lindberg, and Tom Stoup cover Lee vs. Strong for the North American Championship, Dusty Classic semifinals, the final build for Worlds Collide, and more.
23/01/201h 51m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to parent wrestling fans about raising kid wrestling fans, discuss NXT battle royal

“I Just Know That Something Good Is Going to Happen.” This week, Emily Fear talks to an array of wrestling fans about their children’s wrestling fandom. Plus, she and Harley R. Pageot discuss the #1 contender battle royal on NXT TV, Taya Valkyrie dropping the Knockouts title and what that might mean for her career, Stardom drawing 1,602 people for the 9th Anniversary show, and who they think will win WWE’s Royal Rumble.
21/01/201h 57m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC 246, look at what's next for Conor McGregor, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC 246 and take a look at what is next for Conor McGregor. They preview the UFC’s trip to North Carolina and Chris Cyborg’s debut in Bellator. They close the show by discussing the former MMA fighters that could play a role in WWE’s Royal Rumble.
21/01/201h 18m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Frank Peteani joins Greg to preview Royal Rumble, plus Worlds Collide, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Frank Peteani to preview, in full, the Royal Rumble card. They also take calls and emails on AEW's new TV deal, WWE ice cream bars, NXT in the Rumble matches, and more.
20/01/201h 59m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Zack Heydorn joins Rich to talk 2019’s Social Media headlines, more

This week, Zack Heydorn of the PWTorch VIP podcast On the Canvas returns to discuss the influence of social media on wrestling in 2019 – and how 2020 has been more of the same. Whether it was debates between media and media, media and fans, promotions against promotions, and everything in between, Rich and Zack discuss how the medium can be a boon or a bane for the industry, and cite examples such as David Starr’s push for wrestler compensation and protections and his brouhaha with Gabe Sapolsky to better illustrate their view on the power of bringing issues to the public domain.
19/01/201h 7m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (1-18-2010) Keller & Mitchell talk Styles going heel, Orton's temperament, more with callers

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Jan. 18, 2010 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, host Wade Keller and guest cohost PWTorch senior columnist Bruce Mitchell take live calls for 60 minutes focused primarily on the signs coming out of TNA Genesis last night, but also a variety of other topics with fifteen callers including Hulk Hogan, The Rock's WWE relationship, how to promote matches on TV, and much more. The VIP-exclusive Aftershow includes a discussion about that night's Raw, Randy Orton's temperament issues, the heavyweight depth chart in TNA, possible Styles opponents, title changes, Jeremy Borash's role in TNA, and more.
17/01/201h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Impact's Hard to Kill, MLW signing with ICM Partners, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to Impact's Hard to Kill, including Tessa Blanchard winning the World Hvt. Title despite racism allegations over the weekend. The guys also discuss Impact getting thrown off of Twitch earlier today. Other topics include MLW signing with ICM Partners, and what that could mean for the company. Is Court Bauer the smartest man in wrestling? Then they break down Wednesday Night Dynamite and take listener emails. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com
16/01/201h 27m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Lindberg, and Stoup cover two first-round Dusty Classic matches, women’s battle royal, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Nate Lindberg, and Tom Stoup cover two first-round Dusty Classic matches, women’s battle royal with surprise entrants, booking options for Keith Lee, and more.
16/01/202h 2m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, Symmonds discuss Wrestle Queendom 3, Tessa Blanchard, Mercedes Martinez signing with WWE

“Fists Up!” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot discuss Tessa Blanchard winning the Impact World Championship and the controversy around her, Mercedes Martinez signing with WWE, the Impact Knockouts title match, and the NXT UK women’s title match. Plus: Harley is joined by correspondents Andy & Charlot Symmonds to discuss Pro Wrestling Eve’s Wrestle Queendom 3 in its entirety.
15/01/201h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey look ahead to UFC 236, discuss Conor McGregor feeling stagnant

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey look ahead to UFC 236. They discuss the idea that Conor McGregor feels like a stagnant brand in 2019, where he lost his momentum, how he compares to Floyd Mayweather, and if his fight with Donald Cerrone could present a unique challenge to his future viability. They also pick every fight on the UFC 236 main card.
13/01/201h 0m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Analysis of Impact Wrestling's Hard to Kill PPV & NXT Takeover Blackpool II

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down and analyzes each match on Impact's Hard to Kill PPV and the NXT Takeover: Blackpool II special event. He also answers email questions on Tessa Blanchard's controversial weekend and the chances of Tyson Fury vs. Big Show in a boxing match at WrestleMania.
13/01/2043m 32s

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - KENTA version 3 talk w/Chris Maitand + BONUS free episode of The British Wrestling Report

This week, Chris Maitland returns to talk about Jets football - if only for a moment - then chat about KENTA's move to New Japan thus far, what they've liked, where KENTA can go from Wrestle Kingdom, a sneaky Deep Dive salute to Goto and YOSHI HASHI, and the perils of not wanting to be a true heel. The pair also talk about where others can learn from KENTA's focus on being a great heel over being cheered - and more.As a bonus, at the end of the show is included an episode of the previously VIP-only British Wrestling Report from August in which Will Cooling looks back on the history of WWE UK. He gives his thoughts on why the brand was created, his memories of the first two specials and the subsequent big matches in 2017, before explaining how the launch of the NXT UK program complicated its position within British wrestling. He closes by looking at the impact the brand has had on WWE and the UK scene.
12/01/203h 37m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (1-10-20) Parks & Caldwell discuss who will be champ after Rumble, a good WM match for Reigns

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Jan. 15, 2015 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks discuss with live callers tons of WWE booking topics including who will be champ after the Royal Rumble, a good WrestleMania match for Roman Reigns, will Paul Heyman turn on Brock Lesnar , plus New Japan, Lucha Underground, and more!
11/01/202h 6m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Jon Moxley rejecting the Inner Circle, preview of Impact's Hard to Kill, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to AEW Dynamite. They begin the show talking about Jon Moxley's decision to reject the Inner Circle. They also wonder why Kenny Omega hasn't accepted PAC's challenge. The guys preview Impact's Hard to Kill and take listener emails. They give three predictions for Impact in 2020, and also speculate on what MLW's big announcement could be. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com
09/01/201h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells and Stoup cover first two matches of Dusty Classic, Chelsea Green and Robert Stone debuting, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover the first two matches of the Dusty Classic, Chelsea Green and Robert Stone debuting, preview TakeOver: Blackpool II, and more.
09/01/201h 43m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot and Fear make New Year’s resolutions, spotlight some notable free agents in women’s wrestling

“Another Year Just to Forget.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear make their resolutions for 2020, discuss some of the top free agents in women’s wrestling, and wonder about the circumstances of Kagetsu’s retirement and what the deal is with NWA Girl Powerrr.
08/01/201h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey look back at the decade in MMA

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey look back at the decade in MMA. They discuss several of the major events that shaped the prior ten years. They name their fighter and fight of the decade, and close the show with some thoughts about the decade on pro wrestling.
07/01/201h 52m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Kurt Hoffman joins Greg to talk nights 1 & 2 of NJ Wrestle Kingdom, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by former Gonzo & The Greg producer Kurt Hoffman to break down the results and biggest stories coming out of nights one and two of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom. They also take calls and emails on AEW's relationship with NJPW, bold predictions for 2020, early G1 favorites, and more.
06/01/201h 27m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - "Best of" episode talking AEW with Chris Maitland

In this "best of" episode of The Deep...Dive from January 12, 2019, Rich's good friend Chris Maitland returns to talk AEW - not just from the angle of the burgeoning wrestling promotion, but the work of the Khan family in the Premiership with Fulham FC, how their spending portends well or ill for wrestling, the connections the Khans have in the UK television-wise, and where Chris thinks the Khans can succeed or fail year one in the wrestling world. Additionally, Chris gets to exorcise some demons with regard to his Jets, and tries his best to keep the show mini van friendly!
05/01/2046m 58s

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (12-31-14) "Hurricane" Helms talks current health, ideas for making three hours of Raw better

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Jan. 7 episode of the PWTorch Livecast. In this episode, host PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill is joined by Hurricane Helms for a live interview with callers on a number of topics, including plans for the next big OMEGA show, current health, ideas for making three hours of Raw better, interest in joining NXT as a trainer, more. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
04/01/201h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Cody and The Elite standing tall, Arn Anderson in AEW, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react AEW Dynamite. They begin talking about the adjustments AEW made coming out of the one-week break. They break down Cody vs. Darby Allin, the situation with the AEW Women's Title, and talk about Jon Moxley's decision regarding the Inner Circle. They also take emails and discuss Anthem Sports dropping New Japan Pro Wrestling from AXS TV. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com
03/01/201h 28m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the year-end award show on NXT, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the year-end award show on NXT, best match snubs, the first round of the Dusty Classic, and more.
02/01/201h 25m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot and Fear present The Glitter Bombs, an award show honoring the best in women’s wrestling in 2019

“The Glitter Bombs.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot present The Glitter Bombs, a year-end award show honoring the best in women’s wrestling in 2019. A slew of guest presenters stop by to announce listener picks for Favorite Wrestler, Match of the Year, Best Babyface, Best Look, and many more. Plus: Fear and Pageot share their own personal picks in each category.
01/01/201h 32m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review Bellator Japan, talk the year that was 2019 in MMA, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review Bellator Japan. They go on to give their opinions on the year that was 2019 in MMA. They name their fighter of the year, fight of the year, and card of the year. They also check the climate of Bellator and the WWE.
30/12/191h 33m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Kylin returns to talk wrestling guest appearances (part 2), the first Superman punch, more

This week, Kylin returns for the second part of his TV appearances series, where Rich and Kylin discuss Ox Baker on the Price is Right, Mama's Family, Family Matters... and Smallville? Throughout the show, the pair also read emails and tweets from listeners that are highlighting shows they're looking forward to watching in 2020, as well as why Tom Welling has the permanent ownership of the Superman Punch!
29/12/191h 9m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (12-31-14) New Year's Eve and New Year's Day shows including special guests, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Dec. 31, 2014 and Jan. 1, 2015 episodes of the PWTorch Livecast. The first is PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill's New Year's Eve All-Star Panel with former WCW wrestler Scotty Riggs and ECW announcer Joel Gertner, who joins half-way through the show. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more! The second show features host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell with his New Year's Day show with live calls discussing big WWE topics heading into 2015, plus a look-ahead to New Japan's big Tokyo Dome Show PPV on Sunday.
28/12/192h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg talk Lee & Rush vs. Priest & Nese, Austin Theory & Shotzi Blackheart debuts, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Lee and Rush vs. Priest and Nese, debuts of Austin Theory and Shotzi Blackheart, Arturo Ruas's character reset, and more.
27/12/191h 37m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot and Fear talk to Kristen Ashley and Warren Hayes of the podcast In-Ring Riot

“Whizzing Like a Shooting Star.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear talk to Warren Hayes and Kristin Ashley of the podcast In-Ring Riot. Plus: Andy Symmonds stops by to discuss Eve’s Christmas spectacular, Leyla Hirsch, Rhea Ripley capturing the NXT Championship, Kris Statlander becoming #1 contender to the AEW Championship, and Hazuki’s retirement gauntlet.
24/12/191h 10m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC Busan, discuss the busy weekend in Bellator, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC Busan, discuss the busy weekend in Bellator, and look forward to Bellator and RIZIN’s upcoming show in Japan. They close the show by discussing the future of the UFC men’s flyweight division.
23/12/1951m 55s

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (12-18-14) Who should Sting wrestle at WrestleMania? What is Punk trying to accomplish? More

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Dec. 18, 2014 episode as PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks discuss with live callers a range of topics. Who should Sting wrestle at WrestleMania? What is Punk trying to accomplish? Plus TLC fallout, TNA, ROH, Lucha Underground, and more.
21/12/191h 46m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Dark Order destroying The Elite, Killer Kross's release, Jericho vs. Jungle Boy

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react AEW Dynamite. They begin the show talking about a very confusing main event angle where the Dark Order took out all of The Elite. They also discuss Killer Kross FINALLY getting his release from Impact Wrestling, Jericho vs. Jungle Boy, and more on the AEW women's division. From there, they take listener emails on AEW Dark, whether or not cereal is a soup (and Mike has to apologize to the cream-based soup community), and Mike and Andrew are both mortified about what Chicago puts on their hot dogs. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com.
19/12/191h 9m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Ripley vs. Shayna in a landmark moment for NXT, Cole vs. Balor, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Ripley vs. Shayna in a landmark moment for NXT, Cole vs. Balor, the return of the Dusty Classic, and more.
19/12/192h 0m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot, Fear, and Pratt compare the presentation of women’s wrestling in WWE, NWA, and ROH weekend PPVs

“Are You Into This?” This week, Harley R. Pageot, Emily Fear, and Emily Pratt compare the women’s wrestling matches and presentation of female valets on WWE TLC, NWA Into the Fire, and ROH Final Battle.
17/12/191h 32m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Rick Monsey reviews UFC 245 and UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Rick Monsey gives a full review of UFC 245. In addition, he discusses what possible fights should be made for the winners and losers of this stacked UFC PPV, followed up by a quick review of UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie.
16/12/1943m 37s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - WWE TLC post-show breaking down the PPV with callers and emailers

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks reviews the TLC PPV match by match. He is joined by callers and emailers to discuss Daniel Bryan's return, who got over tonight, TLC match rules, and more.
16/12/1950m 36s

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Bryant Williams and Britt Whitmire join to chat the best/worst of Vince Russo

This week, the gents from Katie Vick's Alive Alive - Britt Whitmire and Bryant Williams - join to talk the "best" of Vince Russo angles on Impact, WWE, and WCW. From the Dupps to Brawl for All to Beaver Cleavage to the reverse battle royal and everything in between, the trio break down what made each so distinct. The trio also try to connect the dots of a strange recurring theme in Russo's storylines, which can either be considered ahead of their time or something that needed to never happen - you decide!
15/12/191h 23m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (12-14-14) WWE TLC Post-Show talking Wyatt-Ambrose, Rusev-Swagger, Cena-Rollins, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Dec. 14, 2014 episode as PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks discuss with live callers the TLC PPV including Bray Wyatt vs. Dean Ambrose, Rusev vs. Jack Swagger, John Cena vs. Seth Rollins, Luke Harper vs. Dolph Ziggler, New Day vs. Goldust & Stardust Cody, Usos vs. Miz & Mizdow, Nikki Bella vs. A.J. Lee, and more. Plus, the post-game show features a broader overview of WWE's broken writing system and how one PPV captured years of mounting problems.
14/12/192h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Next week's AEW holiday special, the announcement of their next PPV, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to AEW Dynamite. They begin the show talking about next week's big Holiday special where Jungleboy will face Chris Jericho and SCU will face the Young Bucks for the AEW Tag Team Titles. They discuss the announcement of AEW's next PPV, Revolution, set for February and if Chicago is getting overkilled. Whose career has been helped most by AEW existing? Is cereal a soup? The guys answer all of life's burning questions. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com.
13/12/191h 14m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Lee vs. Ciampa vs. Balor, Rush vs. Garza, hard sell for Shayna vs. Rhea

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Lee vs. Ciampa vs. Balor, Rush vs. Garza, hard sell for Shayna vs. Rhea next week, and more.
12/12/191h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to Sarah Shockey, discuss Kris Statlander signing with AEW, NWA Into the Fire, more

“All I Wanna Do Is Hang Around with You.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot talk to Sarah Shockey about her Cheerful Wrestling Show, the Marty & Sarah Love Wrestling podcast, and working as a color commentator. Also: Kris Statlander signs with AEW, NWA wraps the first season of Power and heads Into the Fire, the Shine Nova tournament, ODB added to the Impact Knockouts title match, and Nicole Savoy debuting for ROH.
10/12/191h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey preview UFC 245, review UFC’s trip to DC, talk Ortiz vs. Del Rio

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey give an expanded preview of UFC 245. They review UFC’s trip to DC. Robert and Rick discuss the spectacle of Tito Ortiz vs. Alberto Del Rio, and the overall success of Tito Ortiz’s retirement tour. They discuss the series of releases in both WWE and the UFC, and the show closes with a little bit of boxing talk.
10/12/191h 48m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Kelly Wells joins Greg to preview WWE TLC and NWA Into the Fire PPVs, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch.com contributor and Dailycast host Kelly Wells joins Greg to preview both the upcoming WWE TLC and NWA Into the Fire PPVs. They take calls and emails on Keith Lee, today's WWE releases, the Seth Rollins heel turn, and more.
09/12/191h 36m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Will Cooling joins to review impact and influence of SCHADENFREUDE on Fight Club Pro, more

This week, Will Cooling returns to chat about the stable Schadenfreude (who are certainly NOT A CULT) - how they formed, the key members and their stories leading into September's Fight Club Pro Project Mayhem 8 - where five members of the group went against five of Fight Club's best in a "Death House" (Wargames with a lot of weapons) match to determine who runs the promotion. Will gives an outstanding overview of how we got to this point in the promotion, how Schadenfreude differs from British Strong Style, and the founders of BSS (Dunne, Seven, and Bate) and their roles in other British indies. From there, Rich and Will chat about the future of Schadenfreude, the French promotion offshoot they've created, and the importance of the group to European wrestling.
08/12/191h 54m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (12-3-14) Kyle O'Reilly Interview talking why he's happy his wife isn't involved in wrestling

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Dec. 3, 2014 episode with host PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill interviewing Kyle O'Reilly with live calls and emails discussing ROH Final Battle, being ROH Tag Team Champion and PWG Champion, a time he had to change the finish mid-match, why he is glad he never dated a wrestler and why he likes that his wife isn't in wrestling, his experience wrestling for New Japan, wrestling The Young Bucks and The Briscoes, which era he'd most like to wrestle in from the past, his wrestling role model, and more. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events, and more!
06/12/191h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - McMahon and Soucek react to AEW Dynamite including Moxley vs. Janela, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to AEW Dynamite, including Jon Moxley vs. Joey Janela, Cody Rhodes' promo, and the opening match with the Young Bucks, Dustin Rhodes, and The Inner Circle. They discuss the upcoming match between Chris Jericho and Jungleboy, as well as Luchasaurus speaking and a lot more! Then they close the show taking listener emails. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com.
05/12/191h 11m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover Keith Lee's rising stock, Dakota Kai's next heel steps, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover Keith Lee's rising stock, Dakota Kai's next heel steps, NXT loading up the December 18 show, and more.
05/12/191h 51m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear announce a year-end award show, discuss things they’re grateful for, more

“What If We Start Climbing and Never Stop Climbing?” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear discuss things they’re grateful for in 2019, Kris Statlander being everywhere, Hazuki retiring, Allie bringing The Butcher & The Blade to AEW, and Emily’s new favorite wrestler, Lulupencil. Plus: full info on how you can vote in The Glitter Bombs, a year-end award show celebrating the best in women’s wrestling!
04/12/191h 13m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey preview UFC DC, react to booking of McGregor and Cerrone, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey wake from their Thanksgiving slumber to preview UFC DC. Rick and Robert react to the booking of Conor McGregor and Donald Cerrone. They also discuss the immediate future of Justin Gaethje. They close the show by giving their impression of Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov for the 5th time.
02/12/1956m 49s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Jon Mezzera joins Greg to recap the latest week in wrestling TV

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Jon Mezzera to discuss the latest happenings on Raw, Smackdown, NXT, and Dynamite. They also take emails and calls on the heel turn of Seth Rollins, the need for faction warfare in WWE, and more.
02/12/191h 44m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Justin McClelland and Chris Maitland return for a Thanksgiving Feast

This week, Wade and Travis challenged, so we answered the bell here on the Deep Dive! We talk the first iteration of the triple threat, how (and who) benefited, what the future of the style should hold, the greatness of Owen Hart early, Kurt Angle and the Rock in the middle and currently the women in the format of the match, how the match dilutes the spotlight on the wrestlers in question, and of course favorite sides at Thanksgiving. Happy Diving!
01/12/191h 20m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (11-28-14) Punk podcast with Colt Cabana dissected & predictions on if it'd make a difference

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Nov. 28, 2014 episode with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks. They discuss with live callers the C.M. Punk podcast in depth - will this affect WWE business, their approach, or anything about how the company does business, or simply be an account of what happened that everyone moves on from over time? And, what would lead to it truly making an impact on how WWE does business?
30/11/191h 56m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - AEW Dynamite including Jericho vs. Scorpio Sky for AEW World Title, Cody, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to AEW Dynamite, including Chris Jericho vs. Scorpio Sky for the AEW World Title. They also look at Cody, the future of Kenny Omega, the 50/50 booking in the AEW tag team division, and what might be next for Jon Moxley. The guys also talk about some of the Corey Graves controversy and the Impact throwback episode that aired on Tuesday before taking listener emails. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com.
29/11/191h 12m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Stoup, Pageot, and James discuss TakeOver fallout, futures of Baszler-Ripley and Cole-Ciampa-Balor, more

Tom Stoup is joined by former co-hosts Harley R. Pageot and Justin James to discuss the War Games fallout, despite James not having watched any NXT in months… When will Rhea Ripley take the title from Shayna Baszler? Are we heading to a triple threat for the men’s title? What is Corey Graves’ problem? Why does Cameron Grimes wear a top hat? Are NXT six-man titles a real thing? All these questions and more will be answered.
29/11/191h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk NXT TakeOver, Survivor Series, Kelly Klein vs. ROH, Hazuki’s retirement announcement

“Blood on My Pillow and My Insides Ache.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot discuss the women’s WarGames match from NXT TakeOver, Baszler vs. Lynch vs. Bayley and the women’s elimination match from WWE Survivor Series, Women of Honor World Champion Kelly Klein being fired from Ring of Honor, and Stardom star Hazuki announcing her retirement. Plus: the song contest winner is announced.
26/11/191h 25m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos reviews Survivor Series, Monsey joins to talk all three UFC 245 title fights

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos gives a quick review of WWE’s Survivor Series. Rick Monsey joins the show to discuss the relative importance of all three title fights on UFC 245. Rick gives a survey of the recent happenings in boxing. They discuss the flurry of fights announced this past week, and also talk about what they are thankful for in MMA in 2019.
25/11/1953m 38s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - WWE Survivor Series post-show breaking down full card w/callers, emailers

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks breaks down the WWE Survivor Series show from top to bottom. Calls and emails include topics such as the booking of the men's elimination match, The Fiend, NXT's successful night, and a live perspective on the show.
25/11/191h 19m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Chris Samsa of New Japan stats & VoicesofWrestling chats legacy of Okada's dominance, more

This week, Chris Samsa and I talk about his role as the man with the stats that Kevin Kelly loves in New Japan, how he coalesces these facts and figures to help tell a story - and how much he respects New Japan doing the same, how AEW can successfully integrate their stats over time for fans' benefit, what Chris is watching outside of the big promotions, and what got him off of his hiatus from wrestling and into the stats game. After, I have a quick solo chat with you all regarding the East Coast Cast, my reaction to the NWA situation with Jim Cornette, and a request to see the "why" of a situation before saying, "It's been done before in wrestling."
24/11/191h 0m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (11-23-14) Survivor Series Post-show Flashback - Parks & Caldwell talk Sting's debut, Ziggler

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Nov. 23, 2014 episode with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks. They discuss with live callers the just-completed Survivor Series PPV from all angles including Team Cena vs. Team Authority, Bray Wyatt vs. Dean Ambrose, Nikki Bella vs. A.J. Lee, Team Natalya vs. Team Paige, and more.
23/11/191h 58m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - AEW Dynamite including Jericho announcement and Moxley vs. Allin, Impact, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to AEW Dynamite, including Chris Jericho's announcement, Moxley vs. Allin, Nick Jackson vs. Fenix, and Britt Baker vs. Hiraku Shida. They also talk about Tessa Blanchard beating Brian Cage on Tuesday's edition of Impact Wrestling, and they take listener emails. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com.
21/11/191h 24m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, Lindberg cover episode heavy on Raw and SD interference, Undisputed Era vs. Revival, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover an episode heavy on Raw and Smackdown interference, Undisputed Era vs. Revival, Lynch vs. Ripley, and more.
21/11/191h 50m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to @flightybuttlass & @valcano about wrestling merch, discuss Eve’s She-1, more

“In the Girls’ Room, Hip to Hip.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear talk to @flightybuttlass and @valcano about tabling at Starrcast and making wresling merch. Then, correspondents Andy and Charlot cover the finals of Pro Wrestling Eve’s She-1 tournament. Plus: Harley and Emily look at Stardom’s tag league and Black Label Pro’s Slamilton 2, answer listener mail, and announce a special Thanksgiving contest.
19/11/191h 30m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Robert Vallejos reviews UFC Sao Paulo card, discusses Ben Askren’s retirement, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos gives a quick review on the panned UFC Sao Paulo card. He gives his thoughts on Ben Askren’s retirement and career, lays out the prospects for CM Punk as both a wrestler and MMA commentator, and examines the recent comments that Ronda Rousey made about her WWE career. Robert closes the show by explaining what he finds interesting on WWE’s upcoming Survivor Series PPV.
19/11/1940m 52s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Pat McNeill joins for preview of NXT Takeover: War Games & Survivor Series

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by former PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill for a full preview of both NXT Takeover: War Games as well as Survivor Series. They take calls and emails on SS elimination matches, who may fill the TBA slots on Sunday, thoughts on Jim Cornette on NWA Power, and more!
18/11/191h 34m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Jake Barnett of Prowrestling.net joins to talk AEW's Scorpio Sky, Quirky Kenny Omega, more

This week, Prowrestling.net's Jake Barnett joins to discuss some hot topics in the world of AEW - Kenny Omega's quirkiness and "in the know" factor that can turn off some viewers, Scorpio Sky: Cinderella Man, CM Punk just chasing the money, and more. Then, a VIP bonus, as Blake Reilly of Blake and Sal show joins to talk about Daniel Bryan and the Miz's amazing mirrored careers in the WWE, culminating with both being key figures in the NXT/WWE "feud."
17/11/191h 49m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (11-12-14) Ron Simmons interview talking Nation of Domination, WCW Championship, Doom, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Nov. 12, 2014 episode featuring Pat McNeill's interview with Ron Simmons. He talks about The Nation faction and if he'd do anything differently, becoming WCW Champion and when it sunk in he was the First Black World Champion, JBL on the road, working with Ric Flair, teaming with Butch Reed as "Doom," Lex Luger saying he wanted Simmons to his chauffeur, working with young Mick Foley in early 1990s, thoughts on Farooq character, the controversial Bill Watts, ECW, and more. Then James Caldwell joins Pat to talk about current events.
16/11/191h 52m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Impact announcement, Full Gear's World Title and Lights Out matches, Dynamite

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to Impact's announcement that Tessa Blanchard will challenge Sami Callihan for the Impact World Title at Hard to Kill in January. From there, they get out some thoughts on Full Gear, specifically the World Title match and the Lights Out match, before getting into topics from this week's edition of AEW Dynamite, including Luchasaurus, Jericho, MJF, Omega, Moxley wrestling, and a lot more. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com.
14/11/191h 22m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, & Peteani cover ACH quitting via Twitter, Yim vs. Shirai in ladder match w/surprise guest

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Frank Peteani cover ACH quitting via Twitter, Yim vs. Shirai in a ladder match with a surprise guest, changes to men’s matches in WarGames, and more.
14/11/191h 57m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk AEW Full Gear with Rachel of Wrestlesplania, NWA Power, Eve’s She-1, LuFisto, more

“See You on a Dark Night.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot discuss the thriving women’s division in the NWA, Big Swole signing with AEW, and LuFisto’s decision to not retire. Then: Rachel Millman of the podcast Wrestlesplania joins them to discuss the women’s matches at AEW Full Gear and struggles in the division so far. Plus: correspondents Andy & Charlot recap the first two shows in Pro Wrestling Eve’s She-1 tournament.
12/11/191h 35m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey review UFC Moscow, discuss future of featherweight division, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey review UFC Moscow. They discuss the future of the featherweight division, and the unending presence of Greg Hardy. They preview UFC’s upcoming trip to Brazil. The show closes with Robert giving his review of AEW’s Full Gear PPV.
11/11/1955m 44s

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Mike McMahon joins Greg to review AEW Full Gear, plus War Games, more

In this episode of Wresting Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Mike McMahon to recap the AEW Full Gear PPV. They also talk about the Survivor Series and NXT: War Games lineups thus far, as well as Tessa Blanchard challenging Sami Callihan for the Impact World Title. They take calls on the presentation of the Young Bucks to this point, what's next for Hangman Page and Kenny Omega, and more.
11/11/191h 38m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep…Dive / The Bruce Mitchell Audio Show - Discussion on Starrcast 4 including Cody, Ding Dongs, Mark Madden, more

In this episode of the Deep Dive, which is a joint venture with the Bruce Mitchell Audio Show, Bruce and PWTorch Dailycast host Rich Fann talk about Starrcast 4 including Cody, Ding Dongs, Mark Madden, Colt Cabana, Tony Schiavone’s Birthday, Lois Schiavone’s Dorm, and - for the first time in 30 years - Jim and David Crockett.
10/11/1954m 56s

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (11-6-14) Parks & Caldwell talk WWE Network, Survivor Series, NJPW, Smackdown's move

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Nov. 6, 2014 episode with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks. They discuss with live callers & emailers all the latest news, events, and more from this week in wrestling including whether Smackdown moving to Thursdays make the show more relevant, can TNA learn from Lucha Underground, WWE Network, Global Force working with New Japan, Survivor Series, and more.
09/11/191h 48m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - McMahon & Soucek react to AEW Dynamite, Cody's promo, Jericho's video, a brawl

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek react to Cody's star-making promo on AEW Dynamite this week. The guys also react to Jericho's video package, Brandi's video package, the huge brawl to end the show, and much more. They preview Full Gear and take listener questions via email on some Impact and AEW topics. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com.
08/11/1958m 31s

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover the AJ Styles takeover of NXT, Dunne vs. Priest, Kai vs. Baszler, more

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover the AJ Styles takeover of NXT, Dunne vs. Priest, Kai vs. Baszler, intriguing developments in the women's WarGames match, and more.
07/11/192h 15m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear talk to wrestling gear maker Kate Nyx, discuss women in War Games, the PWI 100, more

“She Wears It All Day.” This week, Harley R. Pageot and Emily Fear talk to Kate Nyx of Closet Champion about the process of designing wrestling gear including how she got into the business, struggles, and her favorite looks. Plus: research into the history of women in War Games matches, a look at the PWI Women’s 100, a spotlight on Jody Threat, and correspondents Charlot & Andy begin a new weekly segment covering Pro Wrestling Eve’s She-1 tournament.
06/11/191h 23m

PWTorch Dailycast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans - Vallejos and Monsey break down UFC 244 including stoppage in main event, more

On this week’s edition of MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans, Robert Vallejos and Rick Monsey break down UFC 244. They discuss the stoppage in the main event, the future of Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz, and even examine some clout chasing on behalf of Conor McGregor. They review the remainder of the exhilarating card, give a quick look at the UFC ‘s upcoming trip to Moscow, and close the show by discussing the WWE debuts of Cain Velasquez and Tyson Fury.
05/11/191h 11m

PWTorch Dailycast - Wrestling Night in America with Greg Parks - Jason Stovall joins Greg to review MLW Saturday Night Superfight, more

In this episode of Wrestling Night in America, PWTorch columnist Greg Parks is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Jason Stovall to recap the MLW Saturday Night Superfight. They take calls on the NXT/Smackdown show, WWE’s issues in Saudi Arabia, New Japan, The Fiend as Universal Champion, and more.
04/11/191h 39m

PWTorch Dailycast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann - Will Cooling of the British Wrestling Report joins to talk Everything Patterned show, more

Will Cooling of the British Wrestling Report joins to talk about the common language that divides us Americans and Britons - and how that affects wrestling conversations and perspectives in the U.K. as the backdrop to the Roy Johnson/Wrestling Resurgence's Everything Patterned show - entirely composed of wrestlers of color, Rugby's moment in history this weekend and how that ties into the show, can future shows like Everything Patterned (such as the upcoming GCW show WrestleMania weekend) succeed in the U.S., more Jordan Myles discussion with a lens on the U.K. wrestler merch scene, Darius Lockhart - European stalwart, Pro Wrestling EVE and their influence on the scene, A LOT OF HISTORY (seriously we go deep), and more.
03/11/192h 29m

PWTorch Dailycast - Best of PWTorch Livecast - (10-26-14) PWI 500 insight, News of the Week, SD TV taping perspective, more

This week's "Best of PWTorch Livecast" jumps back five years to the Oct. 29, 2014 episode with host Pat McNeill talking live with Al Castle of Pro Wrestling Illustrated and Scott Fishman of the Miami Herald including insight into the PWI 500, the week in wrestling, and more. Plus, the VIP Aftershow with McNeill and PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell discussing the latest news, events including a live Smackdown taping perspective.
02/11/191h 47m

PWTorch Dailycast - All Elite Aftershow with Mike & Andrew - Cody's character, Sami Callihan as Impact champion, Impact's AXS debut, more

Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek take a deep look at Cody's character, and whether or not it's the best fit for the top babyface in AEW. Is Cody even relatable to the AEW fan? Other topics include Sami Callihan winning the Impact World Championship against Brian Cage, Impact's AXS debut, LAX looking strong in AEW, and a lot more. For next week, email the show — elitemajorimpact@gmail.com.
31/10/191h 34m

PWTorch Dailycast - PWT Talks NXT - Wells, Stoup, and Lindberg cover LeRae vs. Shirai, Kai/Nox vs. Kabuki Warriors, WarGames announcements

In this episode, Kelly Wells, Tom Stoup, and Nate Lindberg cover LeRae vs. Shirai, Kai/Nox vs. Kabuki Warriors, major WarGames announcements, and more.
31/10/191h 34m

PWTorch Dailycast – Grit & Glitter - Pageot & Fear rank the spookiest women in wrestling, in-person thoughts on AEW Dynamite, more

“Every Day Is Halloween.” This week, Emily Fear and Harley R. Pageot host a Halloween spooktacular as they run a 17-woman tournament to determine the spookiest woman in the history of pro wrestling. Plus: Emily’s in-person thoughts on AEW Dynamite in Pittsburgh, how to manage the increasing amount of terrific wrestling available to watch these days, and Su Yung and Shotzi Blackheart getting pulled from indie shows.
29/10/191h 22m
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