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Love The Graps, or #LoveTheGraps, whatever your poison, is a podcast all about UK wrestling from 2 men on the ground. Chris and Alan are regulars at all sorts of British independent wrestling companies, and through this audio outlet we get the hottest of hot takes. Often recorded late at night, after long long journeys home, each show focusses on a particular event, through the lens of 2 very tired men who insist on letting you know not only why they #LoveTheGraps, but what might also fall under the dreaded #NotMyGraps banner. Expect rambling, opinions, calls to arms, and unbridled love for the weird and wide reaching world of independent wrestling!

Love The Graps, or #LoveTheGraps, whatever your poison, is a podcast all about UK wrestling from 2 men on the ground. Chris and Alan are regulars at all sorts of British independent wrestling companies, and through this audio outlet we get the hottest of hot takes. Often recorded late at night, after long long journeys home, each show focusses on a particular event, through the lens of 2 very tired men who insist on letting you know not only why they #LoveTheGraps, but what might also fall under the dreaded #NotMyGraps banner. Expect rambling, opinions, calls to arms, and unbridled love for the weird and wide reaching world of independent wrestling!
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United Kingdom

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Love The Graps, or #LoveTheGraps, whatever your poison, is a podcast all about UK wrestling from 2 men on the ground. Chris and Alan are regulars at all sorts of British independent wrestling companies, and through this audio outlet we get the hottest of hot takes. Often recorded late at night, after long long journeys home, each show focusses on a particular event, through the lens of 2 very tired men who insist on letting you know not only why they #LoveTheGraps, but what might also fall under the dreaded #NotMyGraps banner. Expect rambling, opinions, calls to arms, and unbridled love for the weird and wide reaching world of independent wrestling!

Language:

English


Episodes

#LoveTheGraps Episode 31 - ATTACK Pro Wrestling, Bristol - The Neon Wristlock

7/16/2017
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Chris and Alan are back with another episode with a live perspective on the ATTACK! Wrestling show in Bristol. Expect facts, unwanted opinion, and some very questionable content. The episode also touches on the recent Eve and GOOD Wrestling shows which Alan made a day of. Thanksssss.

Duration:00:52:08

GIMMICKED! Episode 01

7/10/2017
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Alan & Ben talk graps in the first episode of their new, monthly podcast! Covering NJPW's G1 USA experiment, the Netflx series GLOW, and why they don't watch WWE any more!

Duration:01:24:00

#LoveTheGraps Episode 30 - Chris and Alan talk GOOD Wrestling

7/6/2017
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Another miscellaneous episode and Alan is asking Chris all about GOOD Wrestling, the promotion that Chris runs based in Milton Keynes.

Duration:00:48:56

#LoveTheGraps Episode 28 - Glossary of Graps Volume 1

7/2/2017
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Another entry into Chris and Alan's ongoing quest to make podcasts about wrestling that have very very niche appeal. It's the Glossary of Graps, an ongoing series (maybe) where we attempt to define some of the esoteric terms used around the world of British wrestling.

Duration:00:33:12

#LoveTheGraps Episode 28 - Fight Club Pro, Wolverhampton - Stranger Than Fixxion

6/23/2017
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After a couple of weeks of miscellany Chris and Alan are back to the usual routine and a late night podcast all about a trip to Fight Club Pro. Hear chat about Chris Brookes being a rotter, a couple of Australian lads, and Dan.

Duration:00:48:07

#LoveTheGraps Episode 26 - Chris and Alan at the movies - "Boone" The Bounty Hunter and more

6/16/2017
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We opened up to you, our "lovely" listeners, to tell us what wrestling related film we should watch. You chose poorly. We hate you.

Duration:01:02:05

#LoveTheGraps Episode 25 - The Great Graps Manifesto 2017

6/8/2017
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It's the day of yet another UK General Election, and rather than sit and fret about the future of the country at large, Chris and Alan have endeavoured to put together a condensed #GrapsManifesto, focusing on the things we love to see in wrestling, things we'd be grateful to see more of, and maybe a few things that are #NotMyGraps. VIVE LA REVOLUCION!

Duration:01:04:22

#LoveTheGraps Episode 25 - ATTACK Pro Wrestling, Cardiff - Press Start 5

6/2/2017
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A very special episode of Love The Graps, because we recorded it on the motorway. We had a fantastic time at the traditionally video game themed, but somewhat skewed, Press Start show from ATTACK. It got real weird guys

Duration:00:33:36

#LoveTheGraps Episode 24 - PROGRESS Super Strong Style 16: Night 3

5/29/2017
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It's the final part of our series of podcasts on the PROGRESS Super Strong Style 16 weekend. We talk about the winner and the great story which was told, some bad social media and the fantastic and fun weekend we've had with all you beautiful creatures. This episode was recorded on location on the streets of Camden, so please excuse the ambient street noise, 'unwelcome' interlopers and loud sirens.

Duration:00:28:18

#LoveTheGraps Episode 23 - PROGRESS Super Strong Style 16: Night 2

5/28/2017
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Here we are, again, in an airbnb in Camden, talking about the second night of PROGRESS Wrestling's 2017 Super Strong Style tournament. If this sounds crappy, blame Alan. Again.

Duration:00:59:32

#LoveTheGraps Episode 22 - PROGRESS Super Strong Style 16: Night 1

5/27/2017
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Here we are, in an airbnb in Camden, out of our comfort zone, talking about the first night of PROGRESS Wrestling's 2017 Super Strong Style tournament. If this sounds crappy, blame Alan.

Duration:00:37:27

#LoveTheGraps Episode 21 - Lucha Forever, Birmingham

5/25/2017
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A long and very warm day is over and the Love The Graps boys are here to ramble incoherently about the Lucha Forever show from Birmingham. Listen to us talk about Trent and Joel, begrudgingly compliment CCK, and grumble about some other things. Also, a moment of genuine mild peril happened during the recording of this episode.

Duration:00:41:05

#LoveTheGraps Episode 20 - Pro Wrestling Eve, London

5/21/2017
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Episode 20, what a fantastic landmark, a number with a zero on the end! And a fantastic way to end a great weekend of graps with Day 2 of Pro Wrestling Eve's 'Babes With The Power' featuring a tournament of top women's wrestling to crown a new champion.

Duration:00:55:53

#LoveTheGraps Episode 19 - Fight Club Pro, Wolverhampton

5/19/2017
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Positively fresh as a pair of wind damaged daisies, Chris and Alan manage to start recording a post-FCP episode before 1am. Expect lots of raving about Drunken Child Ref Shay Purser, 'wrestling jesus' Travis Banks, top tag wrestling, and loads more.

Duration:00:49:15

#LoveTheGraps Episode 18 - ATTACK Pro Wrestling, Cheltenham

5/13/2017
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After a couple of weeks off Alan and Chris are back with some hot chat all about ATTACK's latest show in Cheltenham. Get ready for a whole bunch of talk about men kissing, happy birthdays, and the number of acceptable sleeves on a leather jacket.

Duration:00:35:21

#LoveTheGraps Episode 17 - Lucha Forever, Birmingham

4/17/2017
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Chris and Alan finish off their bank holiday weekend with a trip to Birmingham for the debut show from Lucha Forever. We talk conga lines and potentially public nudity, as well as pondering on what exactly 'Lucha Forever' even is!

Duration:00:36:09

#LoveTheGraps Episode 16 - Fight Club Pro, Wolverhampton - Dream Tag Team Invitational

4/14/2017
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It's another late one! We are home from another trip to Fight Club Pro in Wolverhampton and ready to chat all about the massive supershow featuring The Elite versus them off the telly! There was a bunch of other stuff too. Have a listen.

Duration:00:47:54

#LoveTheGraps Episode 14 - MiniPod - Mania Weekend Mania pt5 - TRIGGER WARNING

4/1/2017
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Episode 5 in this miniseries. It's getting weird now.

Duration:00:30:57

#LoveTheGraps Episode 12 - MiniPod - Mania Weekend Mania pt3 - JETSONS!!

3/31/2017
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OMG it's already part 3 of our Mania Weekend Mania podcast miniseries. We've had a rough day, but we chat about not watching some stuff, struggling to watch some, and we talk for a real long time about the WWE Jetsons crossover movie starring The Big Show

Duration:00:38:56

#LoveTheGraps Episode 11 - MiniPod - Mania Weekend Mania pt2

3/30/2017
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It's part2 of our stupid series of podcast detailing our descent into madness trying to stay up all hours and watch the sum of all streaming wrestling across this most hallowed of graps weekends. Join us won't you?

Duration:00:27:53