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The Lost Art of Managers: Where Have They All Gone? - Episode 28

9/18/2018
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In this week’s episode, without the in-depth analysis of Peach, we celebrate Paul Heyman’s recent birthday and the rumor that Vince McMahon is planning on using more managers by taking a deeper look into its missing role recently in professional wrestling. We posed a question to our social media accounts, asking them “If you could match up any manager in the history of wrestling (current managers included) with a group of any four members of the current WWE/205 Live/NXT/NXT UK roster, who...

Duration:00:58:33

Non-Wrestling Fans: Matches to Pique Their Interest - Episode 27

9/11/2018
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In this week’s episode, we follow the hype surrounding ALL IN with an interesting topic of discussion. We decided to come up with our top matches that we would show a non-wrestling fan (or former wrestling fan) to pique their interest enough to have them cross over to the dark side. The initial idea was to have the person only be able to see the pre-match video package, the match itself and the post-match shenaningans without any added information and have them see what wrestling can truly...

Duration:01:28:40

ALL IN: A Look into the Future of Professional Wrestling - Episode 26

9/5/2018
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In this week’s episode, we discuss the results of the show funded by Cody Rhodes and The Young Bucks, ALL IN. A night that was already a historic night for the independent wrestling scene before the first bell rang, ended up being a huge night for the world of professional wrestling as a whole and we feel may be a glimpse into the future of the business. Although we never did get those ticket donations to see the show live in Chicago, we did still give our reactions of how we felt about each...

Duration:01:47:27

Book It! The Card Game: An Interview with Paul LaPorte - Episode 25

8/28/2018
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In this week’s episode, we had the pleasure of talking to the creator of “Book It! The Wrestling Promoter Card Game”, Paul LaPorte. This game has been successfully funded on Kickstarter and is a few short months away from being released to its backers (which Respass is one of) and through retail. We talk to Paul about a wide array of things ranging from details about his inspirations for the game and how to play it to his experience on the independent wrestling scene which includes his...

Duration:00:59:31

SummerSlam 2018: The Reactions to the Weekend - Episode 24

8/21/2018
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In this week’s episode, we attempted at something different. We tried to give you the best live reactions to each SummerSlam match as we could by recording little segments at the end of every match to give you our instant reaction and then recorded our overall reaction at the very end. Unfortunately, due to some technical difficulties, we did not get our NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV reactions in as well. We did have a few fellow listeners in the background with us which they contributed about...

Duration:01:10:27

SummerSlam 2018: NXT’s Preview & Predictions - Episode 23.3

8/15/2018
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In this week’s three-part episode, we discuss the fast-approaching SummerSlam weekend. We are joined by a familiar guest from “The Opie and Friends Show” on YouTube, Jeremy Culver, for part three of this episode which focuses on the NXT matches included on NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4’s card, as well as a short discussion to begin the episode about New Japan Pro-Wrestling’s G1 Climax between Jer and Walton. With the limited knowledge of Jer with recent NXT programming, Respass with the G1 Climax...

Duration:00:43:08

SummerSlam 2018: SmackDown’s Preview & Predictions - Episode 23.2

8/14/2018
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In this week’s three-part episode, we discuss the fast-approaching SummerSlam weekend. We are joined by a familiar guest from “We Podcast & We Know Things”, Greg Hall, for part two of this episode which focuses on the SmackDown matches included on SummerSlam’s card, as well as the Cruiserweight Championship match from 205 Live. Respass geeks out a bit on his knowledge of “We Podcast & We Know Things” episodes and Greg is an awe of finally meeting the legend that is Peach. Also there is a...

Duration:00:46:16

SummerSlam 2018: Raw’s Preview & Predictions - Episode 23.1

8/13/2018
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In this week’s three-part episode, we discuss the fast-approaching SummerSlam weekend. We are joined by a familiar guest in Matthew Ficco for part one of this episode which focuses on the Raw matches included on SummerSlam’s card, as well as two matches that have been speculated to be added between now and SummerSlam. Although this is the first part of the episode, this was the third one we recorded for the day and Peach was drinking through all of them so buckle up for the type of belly...

Duration:00:37:25

The Peach Pit III: Dream Warriors - Episode 22

8/7/2018
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In this week’s episode, we do what every semi-successful movie franchise does nowadays and turned “The Peach Pit” into a trilogy. Peach follows up his questioning of what a pipebomb is from last week into his first question of the episode this time around and then asks multiple questions on the presence of WWE in other countries with the start of NXT UK. We also preview what is in store for the SummerSlam preview episodes for next week with how we will be following our WrestleMania preview...

Duration:00:34:49

Women’s rEvolution: If You Ain’t First, You’re Last - Episode 21

7/31/2018
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In this week’s episode, we take a look into the newly announced “first-ever” all-female pay-per-view by the WWE titled “Evolution”. Although this is a historic event for the WWE, we discuss how this may not necessarily be the first all-women pay-per-view event in wrestling, who we believe deserves credit for making this happen and who we would love to see involved in the event. We also debate whether we feel like just having all of the wrestlers be women is enough for the event and if the...

Duration:01:02:35

To Hijack, or Not to Hijack: That Is the Question - Episode 20

7/24/2018
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In this week’s episode, we may not have celebrated the 20th episode the way that Respass wanted by having Walton finally cash in on his won bet by shooting Peach with paintballs but we did get into a pretty heated debate instead. On the heels of the main event at Extreme Rules being “taken over” or “hijacked” by the Pittsburgh crowd, we take a deeper look into if we feel that it was warranted, if we feel what is too far when it comes to crowds attempting to take a show over and how it...

Duration:00:57:41

Brock Lesnar: Should He Stay or Should He Go? - Episode 19

7/17/2018
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In this week’s episode, Peach is back and we discuss the confusion that surrounds the WWE status of the reigning, defending (well, sort of), undisputed Universal Champion, Brock Lesnar. We take a deeper look into the staged confrontation between Lesnar and the UFC Heavyweight Champion, Daniel Cormier, the comparison between Kazuchika Okada’s 700+ day reign to Lesnar’s current one, will Lesnar stay with WWE while competing in the UFC and much much more. Also, we make live comments throughout...

Duration:01:07:51

XFL: If at First You Don’t Succeed, Spend $500 Million - Episode 18

7/10/2018
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In this week’s episode, we are joined by a man who does need an introduction (because he is not on any other shows), a childhood friend of all three co-hosts, Matthew Ficco. With Peach still on hiatus, we discuss the recently announced rumor of $500 million that Vince McMahon will spend on the reincarnation of the XFL. We look into our memories of the first version of the XFL, if and how they will be in direct competition with the NFL and the new league beginning in 2019, AAF, what can they...

Duration:01:55:03

We Podcast & We Know Wrestling Video Games - Episode 17

7/3/2018
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In this week’s episode, we are joined by the co-host of We Podcast & We Know Things, Greg Hall. We begin things by surprising Greg with a familiar segment from his own show that we got the blessing of his co-host Sam Maturo to do. We then get into our topic of discussion for the week which, due to the recent announcement of AJ Styles on the WWE2K19 cover, is wrestling video games. We name our favorite games, the first game that we ever owned, our go-to wrestler of choice and much more....

Duration:01:42:19

WWE Hall of Fame: Who Deserves to Be Inducted? - Episode 16

6/27/2018
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In this week’s episode, we take a moment to honor Leon White, aka Vader, aka Frankie Stecchino Sr., and acknowledge his wishes of being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. To continue on that theme, we decided to dig deeper into the people who we personally believe should have been inducted already or should be inducted soon. We also break the news on who will be replacing Peach for the next two episodes and get a rundown of our predictions results from Money in the Bank and TakeOver Chicago...

Duration:01:39:50

The Peach Pit II: The Secret of the Ooze - Episode 15

6/19/2018
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In this week’s episode, we follow up the successful initial episode of “The Peach Pit” with part two of the series while watching WWE’s Money in the Bank PPV. Peach asks opinion based questions this time around by asking what type of gimmick matches we would like to see created, if any current championship could be contested under the 24/7 rule, what do we think of when we hear Bizzaro World when it comes to wrestling and could New Japan Pro Wrestling and WWE really work together. We also...

Duration:01:12:12

The Money in the Bank Contract: Then. Now. Forever - Episode 14

6/12/2018
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In this week’s episode, we decided to dive into the 12 year history of the Money in the Bank contract. With the Money in the Bank pay-per-view right around the corner, we talk about our favorite cash ins of the contract, if we prefer the holder of the contract and briefcase to be a face or a heel, should these matches be a part of WrestleMania once again and who we believe will be the winners of the Men’s and Women’s Money in the Bank ladder matches for 2018! Don’t forget to subscribe for...

Duration:01:41:47

Kenny Omega vs Kazuchika Okada: Four Times the Fun - Episode 13

6/5/2018
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In this week’s episode, we are joined by Opie0909 himself of “The Opie and Friends Show” on YouTube, Jeremy Culver! Our threesome becomes a foursome to discuss the highly anticipated Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada IV at Dominion 6.9 in Osaka-Jo Hall. We take a deeper look into the first three matches of this soon to be tetralogy (we looked this up, that’s the term when there is four parts), give our honest opinions on the matches and make our predictions on the next chapter! Don’t forget...

Duration:01:26:24

Stock Rises as Ratings Drop: One Billion Reasons Why - Episode 12

5/29/2018
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In this week’s episode, we take a look at the cause of the ratings drop on Monday Night Raw and try to figure out how this can be fixed. On the flip side, the unofficial Fox purchase of SmackDown Live! has made headlines and we discuss the rumored one billion dollar deal along with the possible benefits this deal could have on other wrestling companies getting more exposure. Don’t forget to subscribe for episodes each and every week! Like us on Facebook:...

Duration:01:12:52

Championship Belts & Which Wrestlers Come to Mind - Episode 11

5/22/2018
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In this week’s episode, we find out who’s in the lead after our first predictions of the new wrestling year from Backlash. Then we play a Championship Belt Association Game by naming some of the most iconic and fan favorite championship belts, with a little help from social media, and see who is the first wrestler that comes to our minds in association with those titles. When you hear our responses, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry and you’ll laugh some more (we know Respass certainly did). Don’t...

Duration:01:08:53