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Join Battle and Eli for Battleground, for this pro wrestling podcast. With topics ranging from WWE to AEW, to ROH and the indie scene, Battleground dives in to the hottest stories in the world of professional wrestling. Past guests include Jim Ross, Dutch Mantell, Rikishi and Mark Henry. On the pop culture side of things, they have chatted with Bob Saget, Jason Mewes and Margaret Cho, so you never know who is going to drop by! Recorded in the heart of Nashville at the iHeartRadio studios on legendary Music Row, new episodes are available every Friday.

Join Battle and Eli for Battleground, for this pro wrestling podcast. With topics ranging from WWE to AEW, to ROH and the indie scene, Battleground dives in to the hottest stories in the world of professional wrestling. Past guests include Jim Ross, Dutch Mantell, Rikishi and Mark Henry. On the pop culture side of things, they have chatted with Bob Saget, Jason Mewes and Margaret Cho, so you never know who is going to drop by! Recorded in the heart of Nashville at the iHeartRadio studios on legendary Music Row, new episodes are available every Friday.
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Join Battle and Eli for Battleground, for this pro wrestling podcast. With topics ranging from WWE to AEW, to ROH and the indie scene, Battleground dives in to the hottest stories in the world of professional wrestling. Past guests include Jim Ross, Dutch Mantell, Rikishi and Mark Henry. On the pop culture side of things, they have chatted with Bob Saget, Jason Mewes and Margaret Cho, so you never know who is going to drop by! Recorded in the heart of Nashville at the iHeartRadio studios on legendary Music Row, new episodes are available every Friday.

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Episodes

NWA President Billy Corgan Joins The Show In Studio

11/9/2019
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Today on the show, Battle and Eli are joined in studio with special guest, NWA President, Billy Corgan! At the start of the show we talk to Billy about his music career & discuss his new album & talk about his concert tonight in Nashville tonight! (2:15) We then transition into talking about the NWA. What led him to buying the company, the biggest challenge NWA faces and a whole lot more! (20:10)

Duration:00:48:01

The Young Bucks From AEW Join The Show

11/8/2019
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On the show today, The Young Bucks from AEW call in to talk about the upcoming AEW Full Gear PPV and the upcoming Dynamite show in Nashville on 11/13/19. We also talk about if there are plans for any more title belts to be introduced, another show being added on cable TV, PLUS their thoughts on AEW's future. Battle also pitches an idea for a match that would be very entertaining!

Duration:00:15:44

HUGE Night For Smackdown on Fox, Thoughts on Crown Jewel + GIVEAWAY Time

11/4/2019
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On the show today, we're talking about the aftermath of Crown Jewel and how the events that took place in Saudi Arabia let to probably one of the best nights EVER for Smackdown on Fox! We're also talking AEW, and have a special giveaway for tickets to see Grilling JR & What Happened When LIVE at Zanies with Jim Ross, Tony Schiavone & Conrad Thompson!

Duration:00:48:16

Jax Dane, Current Tried-N-True Pro Tag Team Champion & Former NWA Champion

11/1/2019
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On the show today, we're joined by Jax Dane in studio. We talk his about his career in Japan, Impact, NWA. We talk about all of his accomplishments, what winning the 10 pounds of gold meant and he also sent a message to current NWA champ Nick Aldis! We talk about his involvement with Tried-N-True Pro, their upcoming showcase, and what it's like be thing the tag team champs!

Duration:00:45:39

Our Favorite Halloween Havoc Moments

10/28/2019
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With it being Halloween this week, we thought we'd talk about some of our favorite Halloween Havoc moments and celebrate the fact that today marks the 30th anniversary of the Halloween Havoc. We also talk about why you should never buy something off a Facebook ad and of course we talked about the Wednesday Night Wars and the ratings.

Duration:00:45:51

NJPW's US Champion, Lance Archer Joins The Show

10/25/2019
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On the show today, we're joined by NJPW's US Champion, Lance Archer! We talk about his time in WWE, TNA, and what led him to NJPW. Also, during the interview we discuss the his thoughts on the current state of wrestling AND Lance walks us through the entire weekend that led up to him replacing Jon Moxley and winning the IWGP United States Championship!

Duration:00:38:07

Kenny Omega Wins AAA Mega Championship, NWA Power is on FIRE & The Weekly Challenge

10/21/2019
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On the show today, we discuss Kenny Omega winning the AAA Mega Championship and what that means for AEW. Battle & Eli praise Marko Stunt and we're also praising NWA and all of the great moves coming from their promotion! Battle also called his shot on a certain wrestling match and it looks like it could be happening in WWE. We're also announcing the Battleground Weekly Challenge! Make sure to follow the show on Instagram @battlegroundpodcast

Duration:00:40:52

Breaking Down AEW Dynamite + An Interview From The Vault

10/18/2019
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On the show today, Battle & Eli talk about the Wednesday Night Wars and how AEW continues to bring it to WWE and what NXT needs to do to beat AEW in ratings! We're also giving you an interview from the vault with Punishment Martinez who is now in NXT now known as Damian Priest!

Duration:00:44:26

Our Thoughts On The WWE Draft

10/16/2019
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On the show today, we wanted to give our thoughts on the WWE Draft after it was all said and done, which is why we didn't have a show on Monday! We dive into everything involving the WWE Draft, some bad decisions were made and of course we had to talk about the Seth Rollins & Bray Wyatt feud and why it's pointless moving forward!

Duration:00:49:39

From The Vault With The Big Show

10/11/2019
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On today's episode we are breaking out some lost audio from the vault! This week has been really crazy busy for both Battle & Eli so, we are bringing out an interview from a few years back that Battle did with The Big Show. This was one of the first radio interviews that Battle did and boy did he sound like a goober! Sit back and enjoy a young baby Battle doing one of his first interviews ever!

Duration:00:11:02

Our Thoughts On WWE's Hell In A Cell

10/7/2019
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After last nights PPV Hell In A Cell it seems like the whole wrestling community went nuts over WWE and how they ended the show! Of course, we couldn't let this go by and not talk about it! So, we got together and recorded a quick little episode giving our thoughts on the PPV and how WWE just lost momentum with the way they handled things!

Duration:00:23:40

It's A Great Time To Be A Wrestling Fan

10/7/2019
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On the show today, we're breaking down who we thought won the Wednesday Night Wars. Talking about the amazing set that Smackdown has. Also, it's clear to see that Smackdown is the A show after what took place this past Friday night we're breaking down everything that took place during premiere week for wresting fans!

Duration:01:00:12

NXT Superstar Matt Riddle Joins The Show

10/4/2019
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One of the most popular wrestlers in the world drops by to chat, the King of the Bros Matt Riddle! We talk about his MMA background, his time on the indies, recent spats with other superstars, and his thoughts on the Wednesday Night Wars. You do not want to miss it!

Duration:00:31:44

Will Smackdown be the NEW flagship show for WWE?

9/30/2019
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On the show today, we're talking about Brock's return to Smackdown now that it's on Fox. We also discuss how Fox is wanting the big names for their programming and the new announce teams. We also talk about what NXT is doing the night of AEW's first television show! PLUS we also have a surprise Battleground Weekly Challenge!

Duration:00:31:10

Tried N True & NWA Superstar Kamille Joins The Show

9/27/2019
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On the show today, we're joined in studio by Tried N True & NWA Superstar Kamille! We talk to her about her wrestling career and the Legends Football League! We also get her thoughts on the upcoming #NWA tapings in Atlanta and everything going on with Tried N True wrestling in Clarksville! Give her a follow on Instagram -> @kamillebrickhouse

Duration:00:29:55

Are We Getting Another Goldberg Vs. Dolph Ziggler Match?

9/23/2019
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On the show today, we're talking about the video that is all over the internet right now of Goldberg & Dolph getting into a scuffle in Vegas. We're also talking about Brock's return and is it good for ratings. Plus we announce this weeks Battleground Weekly Challenge!

Duration:00:34:49

Executive Vice President of AEW Cody Rhodes Joins The Show

9/20/2019
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On today’s episode, we have one of the most popular and influential wrestlers on the planet, the Executive Vice President of AEW, the American Nightmare Cody Rhodes! We discuss his career since leaving WWE , his stints with Impact, ROH and NJPW, and what’s to come with AEW. This is one you don’t want to miss!

Duration:00:31:44

WWE Had A PPV? We Breakdown Clash of Champions & Announce The Weekly Challenge

9/17/2019
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On the show today, we talk about WWE's Clash of The Champions ppv. We break down each match and give our thoughts on them. Also, we announce this weeks weekly challenge and it involves your new King of The Ring Baron Corbin. Stay tuned to the end of the show, because we have a BIG announcement!

Duration:00:49:57

Ohhhh What a RUSHHHH!! Road Warrior Animal Joins The Show

9/13/2019
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On the show this week, we're joined by the not one, not two, not three, but four time Hall of Famer Road Warrior Animal, one half of the legendary Legion of Doom! We dig into his beginnings in the business, the formation of Road Warriors, their stints in NWA, WCW and WWF and the big event happening with Tried N True Pro, which you can still buy your tickets at the link: https://triedntruepro.simpletix.com/e/46414

Duration:00:39:18

Ric Flair Drama With WWE, Cody Already Getting A Title Shot & The Weekly Challenge

9/9/2019
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On today's show, we're talking about Cody already getting a title shot at the AEW world championship and how some fans aren't happy about it. We also talk about the drama going down with Ric Flair & WWE + his new shoe deal. We're also announce this weeks Battleground Weekly Challenge & it involves 2 tag teams!

Duration:00:33:00