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Ring of Honor superstar Matt Taven and Boston sports personality Danny Picard join forces to host a weekly podcast that provides a mix of real talk, hot takes, and kayfabe, including special guests from the world of pro wrestling.

Ring of Honor superstar Matt Taven and Boston sports personality Danny Picard join forces to host a weekly podcast that provides a mix of real talk, hot takes, and kayfabe, including special guests from the world of pro wrestling.
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United States

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Ring of Honor superstar Matt Taven and Boston sports personality Danny Picard join forces to host a weekly podcast that provides a mix of real talk, hot takes, and kayfabe, including special guests from the world of pro wrestling.

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English


Episodes

Ep. 15: Matt Taven makes wrestling history, Goldberg vs Undertaker reaction, Stanley Cup/NBA Finals thoughts, and RJ City joins the show - 6/12/19

6/12/2019
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On Episode 15 of TAKE A BUMP, Ring of Honor World Champion Matt Taven brought his title into the studio and made wrestling history (watch on FITE TV on Friday at 7pm ET). Plus, Matt and Danny Picard shared their thoughts on Goldberg vs Undertaker, the Stanley Cup Final and the NBA Finals, and David Ortiz being shot in the Dominican. Plus, RJ City joined the show to provide a few laughs. And of course, another "Ask Taven Anything" segment.

Duration:01:36:50

Ep. 14: Matt Taven reacts to his 'Defy or Deny' win, Danny Picard wants Taven to put his name on the ROH World Title, and Shane Taylor joins the show - 6/6/19

6/6/2019
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On Episode 14 of TAKE A BUMP, Ring of Honor World Television Champion Shane Taylor joined Matt Taven and Danny Picard to discuss his upcoming title defense against Bandido, his Cleveland sports teams, and his goals beyond the TV championship (35:51). Plus, Matt reacts to his big win in the "Defy or Deny" match, while addressing wrestling fans who have been trying to knock Ring of Honor on social media. Also, Danny keeps pressing Matt to take Jay Lethal's name off his Ring of Honor World...

Duration:01:12:45

Ep. 13: ROH adds another "contender" for Matt Taven's World Title, thoughts on the state of pro wrestling, and Kenny King joins the show - 5/29/19

5/29/2019
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On Episode 13 of TAKE A BUMP, Ring of Honor superstar Kenny King joins Matt Taven and Danny Picard to talk about his appearance on The Bachelorette, his character in the Nickelodeon GUTS video game, and his current rivalry with Jay Lethal (31:09). Plus, Matt and Danny talk about the latest wrestler to be added to the list of "No. 1 contenders" for Matt's Ring of Honor World Championship, the state of pro wrestling after AEW's "Double or Nothing" PPV, the NBA Finals, and a whole lot more.

Duration:01:18:04

Ep. 12: Ace Romero talks "Double or Nothing" and Matt Taven expresses frustration over Jay Lethal's rematch - 5/22/19

5/22/2019
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On Episode 12 of TAKE A BUMP, Ace Romero joined Matt Taven and Danny Picard to discuss his AEW debut at "Double or Nothing" in Las Vegas (47:20). Plus, Matt and Danny looked back at ROH 400 and Matt's big win over Flip Gordon, looked ahead to Jay Lethal's upcoming ROH World Championship rematch, and answered more "Ask Taven Anything" questions.

Duration:01:18:52

Ep. 11: TK O'Ryan joins Matt Taven and Danny Picard in-studio - 5/15/19

5/15/2019
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On Episode 11 of TAKE A BUMP, Ring of Honor superstar and one-third of "The Kingdom" TK O'Ryan joined Matt Taven and Danny Picard in-studio. TK told the story of how he went from Division 1 baseball player with a dream of making the Majors to becoming a professional wrestler. Plus, Matt answers more questions from the fans, including whether or not he would ever consider letting Dalton Castle become a member of "The Kingdom."

Duration:01:36:18

Ep. 10: The story of Matt Taven's hair, and special guest "The Sure Thing" Mark Shurman - 5/7/19

5/8/2019
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On Episode 10 of TAKE A BUMP, Ring of Honor World Champion Matt Taven told the behind-the-scenes story of how he went from long curly hair to a mohawk. Matt and Danny Picard also shared some quick thoughts on the Boston Celtics' playoff struggles. And now-retired wrestler "The Sure Thing" Mark Shurman called into the show, where we learned about the time that Matt appeared on Monday Night Raw.

Duration:01:19:02

Ep. 9: Matt Taven returns from Hawaii, reacts to Flip Gordon's interruption, calls out NWA Champion Nick Aldis, and answers more fan questions - 4/30/19

4/30/2019
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On Episode 9 of TAKE A BUMP, Ring of Honor World Champion Matt Taven returns from Hawaii and reacts to some of the things he missed while he was away, including the Boston Celtics' playoff run, CM Punk returning to wrestling, Bray Wyatt's new "children's" show, the Battle of Winterfell, and more. Plus, Matt reacts to Flip Gordon interrupting him and claiming to be the No. 1 contender for the ROH World Championship. Matt also challenges NWA Champion Nick Aldis to a champion vs champion match....

Duration:01:09:34

Ep 8: Matt Taven reacts to PCO being the No. 1 contender for his ROH World Championship, WWE Superstar Shakeup, NBA Playoff predictions, and Ian Riccaboni joins the show - 4/17/19

4/17/2019
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On Episode 8 of TAKE A BUMP, Matt Taven and Danny Picard discuss whether or not PCO should actually be the No. 1 contender for the Ring of Honor World Championship. They also reacted to the WWE's Superstar Shakeup and talked NBA Playoffs. And the voice of Ring of Honor Ian Riccaboni (44:00) called into the show to discuss his wild road to the pro wrestling world, the Philadelphia sports scene, and more. Plus, another installment of "Ask Taven Anything" that included road trips, wrestler's...

Duration:01:56:11

Ep. 7: Matt Taven brings the ROH World Title in-studio, reaction to G1 Supercard, calling out Lethal, Okada and McGregor, the state of pro wrestling, and more - 4/10/19

4/10/2019
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On Episode 7 of TAKE A BUMP, Matt Taven and Danny Picard shared their reactions to Saturday's G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. And of course they discussed what it was like for Matt to climb the ladder at MSG and win the Ring of Honor World Championship, which he brought with him into the studio. Matt opened the show by explaining what's next for him as the champ, which included potential matches against Jay Lethal, Kazuchika Okada, and even Conor McGregor. Plus, Matt...

Duration:01:18:52

G1 SUPERCARD LIVE SHOW FROM MSG - 4/5/19

4/5/2019
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Matt Taven and Danny Picard recorded an episode of TAKE A BUMP in front of a live audience at the Hulu Theater inside Madison Square Garden on Friday, one day before the G1 Supercard at MSG. Matt and Danny were joined by "Kingdom" members Vinny Marseglia and TK O'Ryan, and "The Bouncers" Brian Milonas and The Beer City Bruiser. Plus, some "Ask Taven Anything" questions from the fans in attendance.

Duration:00:51:19

Ep. 5: Matt Taven and Danny Picard make a major announcement, react to the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2019, and discuss John Oliver's comments on pro wrestling - 4/3/19

4/3/2019
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On Episode 5 of TAKE A BUMP, Matt Taven and Danny Picard opened the show by previewing Saturday night's G1 Supercard at Madison Square Garden, while making a major announcement about the podcast. Plus, they shared their thoughts on the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2019 (32:14), and John Oliver's HBO segment about the treatment of pro wrestlers (48:53). And another installment of "Ask Taven Anything" (1:03:48).

Duration:01:28:32

Ep. 4: Thoughts on Rob Gronkowski and Conor McGregor jumping into pro wrestling, dreaming of a Matt Taven vs Chris Jericho rivalry, and Dalton Castle joined the show - 3/27/19

3/27/2019
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On Episode 4 of TAKE A BUMP, Matt Taven returned from the UK and reacted to rumors of Rob Gronkowski and Conor McGregor making the jump to pro wrestling now that they've both announced their retirement. Also, Ring of Honor's Dalton Castle made a guest appearance to talk about the upcoming G1 Supercard (50:48). And Matt answered your questions about PBandJ sandwiches, a dream match with Chris Jericho, and more (1:13:21).

Duration:01:41:00

Ep. 3: Reaction to ROH 17, Taven explains his ring name, and WWE's Mike Kanellis joined the show - 3/19/19

3/19/2019
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On Episode 3 of TAKE A BUMP, Matt Taven and Danny Picard were joined by WWE's Mike Kanellis (33:35) to discuss what's next for him in 205 Live, the history of "The Kingdom," and his admiration for Edge. Plus, Matt and Danny opened the show by reacting to what happened at Ring of Honor's 17th Anniversary PPV, while looking ahead to Matt's championship ladder match at Madison Square Garden against Marty Scurll and Jay Lethal on April 6. Also, Matt answered questions from the fans in the...

Duration:01:32:24

Ep. 2: Final words for Jay Lethal before ROH 17, responding to Marty Scurll, and special guest Vinny Marseglia - 3/13/19

3/13/2019
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On Episode 2 of TAKE A BUMP, Matt Taven and Danny Picard were joined by another member of "The Kingdom" in Vinny Marseglia (33:35), who discussed his upcoming movie on Netflix, travel stories with the rest of The Kingdom, and what it was like to get in the ring with his favorite wrestler of all time. Plus, the show opened with Matt having some final words for his upcoming opponent in the main event at ROH 17, Jay Lethal. And Matt also responded to Marty Scurll for trying to stick his nose...

Duration:01:24:12

Ep. 1: Introduction to the show, wrestling promo work, and an interview with the One Man Thrill Ride - 3/6/19

3/6/2019
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On the first episode of "TAKE A BUMP" Danny Picard and Matt Taven give a brief breakdown of the new show's origin, while explaining what you can expect every single week. Plus, Matt discusses his latest promo work, and the "One Man Thrill Ride" Jimmy Preston joins the show (58:46) to tell us what's next in his pro wrestling career.

Duration:01:19:49