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David Shoemaker hosts 'The Masked Man Show' on the Ringer Podcast Network every week breaking down the everything in the world of professional wrestling.

David Shoemaker hosts 'The Masked Man Show' on the Ringer Podcast Network every week breaking down the everything in the world of professional wrestling.
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David Shoemaker hosts 'The Masked Man Show' on the Ringer Podcast Network every week breaking down the everything in the world of professional wrestling.

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English


Episodes

Remembering Vader, Big Cass Released, and Ronda Rousey's Success | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 119)

6/20/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker teams up with Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling to pay tribute to the late, great Big Van Vader (01:30), before diving into the news of Big Cass's release from WWE (10:00), the results from 'Money in the Bank' (22:30), Ronda Rousey continuing to impress (29:15), and the fantastic resetting of 'Raw' and 'SmackDown Live' (32:15). Hosted by: David Shoemaker and Dave Schilling Produced by: Jim Cunningham Brought to you by: The Ringer Podcast Network

Duration:00:50:50

'Money in the Bank' Predictions and the End of CM Punk's MMA Career | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 118)

6/13/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling get together to debate CM Punk's future following his second loss in the UFC (02:30), before running through their predictions for this Sunday's 'Money in the Bank' PPV (14:00) and the odds for the two "ladder matches" (35:00). They wrap up the show with a review of NJPW's 'Dominion' (48:00). Hosted by: David Shoemaker and Dave Schilling Produced by: Jim Cunningham Brought to you by: The Ringer Podcast Network

Duration:00:52:23

CM Punk and Colt Cabana's Victory and the Return of Shawn Michaels | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 117)

6/6/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling celebrate Ahmed Johnson’s birthday by watching a highlight reel of his (01:45) before discussing CM Punk and Colt Cabana’s trial (19:00), what a return would mean for Shawn Michaels's legacy (30:30), the "Constable of 'Raw'" (39:00), the AJ Styles–Shinsuke Nakamura contract signing (53:30), and more. Hosted by: David Shoemaker and Dave Schilling Produced by: Jim Cunningham Brought to you by: The Ringer Podcast Network

Duration:01:00:58

WWE and Fox (Round 2), WWE Burner Accounts, and the Long Road to 'Money in the Bank' | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 116)

5/30/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling discuss possible WWE Twitter burner accounts (02:00), Sasha Banks winning the disappointing gauntlet match (10:15), the alleged leaked "writer's in-ring promo checklist" (13:15), Bobby Roode cheering on Braun Strowman (22:15), the angle between Sami Zayn and Bobby Lashley (29:00), and the latest on the WWE's deal with Fox (53:00). Hosted by: David Shoemaker and Dave Schilling Produced by: Jim Cunningham Brought to you by:...

Duration:01:04:53

All In on John Cena's Romance and WWE's TV Deal With Fox | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 115)

5/23/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling sit down to discuss John Cena's heartfelt appearance on 'Today' (02:00), how the massive television deal between WWE and Fox could change the landscape of sports entertainment (09:30), the latest happenings on 'Raw' and 'SmackDown Live!' (34:00), and even more! Hosted by: David Shoemaker and Dave Schilling Produced by: Jim Cunningham Brought to you by: The Ringer Podcast Network

Duration:00:54:46

Ronda Rousey Gets a Title Shot, Big Heat for Big Cass, and Styles vs. Nakamura | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 114)

5/16/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and "The Silverlake Heartthrob" Steve Kazee team up to break down Nia Jax challenging Ronda Rousey (02:30), the rumors surrounding Big Cass's backstage heat at 'SmackDown Live' (12:30), the ladder matches at 'Money in the Bank' (28:00), and what the stipulation for AJ Styles's match with Nakamura will be (36:45).

Duration:00:46:36

Fixing Roman Reigns and the Backlash to 'Backlash' | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 113)

5/9/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker teams up with Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling and "The Silver Lake Heartthrob" Steve Kazee to look at what the WWE needs to do with Roman Reigns (03:00) before running through the 'Backlash' results (16:30) and how 'Money In the Back' is shaping up (33:00).

Duration:00:56:07

Bill Simmons on Booking Braun, the Roman Reigns Surprise, and 'Backlash' | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 112)

5/2/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker teams up with HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons to break down 'The Greatest Royal Rumble' (01:45), the surprisingly enjoyable Roman Reigns title chase (07:45), booking Braun Strowman (15:00), missing managers (24:00), the future of WWE television (37:00), the Hall of Fame (44:00), and the card for 'Backlash' (51:15).

Duration:01:06:22

The Greatest 'Greatest Royal Rumble' Preview | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 111)

4/25/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker teams up with Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling and Dan Black of 'The Comedians of Wrestling' to look ahead at this Friday's 'Greatest Royal Rumble' PPV (01:30). They discuss the women of the WWE not working the show (04:00), the first-ever 50-man 'Royal Rumble' match (11:15), Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns in a steel-cage match for the Universal title (30:45), the Undertaker taking on Rusev in a casket match (38:00), John Cena facing Triple H (40:30), and more!

Duration:00:53:06

Remembering Bruno Sammartino, John Cena's Breakup, and the Superstar Shakeup | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 110)

4/18/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker teams up with Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling discuss the passing of WWE legend Bruno Sammartino (01:45), Chris Jericho replacing Rusev in his match against the Undertaker at 'The Greatest Royal Rumble' (09:15), and the end of John Cena and Nikki Bella's relationship (12:00). Then they dive into the Superstar Shakeup (15:00), Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn joining 'Raw' (20:00), Ronda Rousey's next foe (31:30), the Shawn Michaels–Kevin Nash Reboot (40:15), the...

Duration:01:16:36

Reliving 'WrestleMania,' Rousey Takes Over, and Lesnar Retains | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 109)

4/11/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker teams up with Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling and "Mr. Pitch Perfect" Skyla Astin to break down all of the action from the last week in wrestling including Roman Reigns's stunning loss to Brock Lesnar (03:00), Ronda Rousey's surprising performance (17:15), a turn for Shinsuke Nakamura against A.J. Styles (24:15), and John Cena getting his match with the Undertaker (29:00). Then they discuss 'NXT TakeOver: New Orleans' (54:00), the new additions to the WWE main...

Duration:01:28:15

'WrestleMania' Preview: Booing Ronda Rousey and Expecting the Undertaker | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 108)

4/4/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling join forces with Nick Mundy from 'The Team Tiger Awesome Show' to discuss which 'NXT Takeover: New Orleans' match they are looking forward to most (07:25) before jumping into 'WrestleMania' questions on Braun Strowman's partner (13:00), who needs the Intercontinental Championship the most (29:30), what to expect from the Charlotte Flair match with Asuka (33:30), whether Ronda Rousey will bet booed (38:00), will anyone turn...

Duration:01:22:01

Ronda Rousey Comes Undone, Daniel Bryan's Continued Success, and the McMahons Stealing Headlines | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 107)

3/28/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling are joined by comedian Mike Lawrence to break down the lack of story line between the Undertaker and John Cena (03:00), why Daniel Bryan may be the last true underdog (10:30), Shane McMahon's vacation debacle (20:00), and Triple H and Stephanie McMahon's 'WrestleMania' preparation (23:00). Then, they discuss why Ronda Rousey's skills seems to be trending backward (32:00) before reading a passage of fan fiction about...

Duration:01:19:43

Celebrating Daniel Bryan's Return, Braun's Best Options, and a Shadowy WWE Universe | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 106)

3/21/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling rejoice over Daniel Bryan's clearance to wrestle again (01:45) and ponder what his role will be at 'WrestleMania' and beyond (18:15). Then they discuss Braun Strowman's potential tag team partner (32:30), and the Ultimate Deletion match (48:15). They wrap up by guessing how long the WWE has been planning Daniel Bryan's return and giving their ideal scenario for his comeback match (01:01:00). Read David Shoemaker's article...

Duration:01:09:40

Switching Gears From 'Fastlane' to the Road to 'WrestleMania' | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 105)

3/14/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and comedian Dan St. Germain of 'Total F'n Marks' get together for a "loser leaves town" podcast where they cover the biggest takeaways from 'Fastlane' (01:30), the beatdown Shane McMahon received from Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens (09:30), and Ronda Rousey's upcoming debut (13:00) before looking ahead to the matches booked for 'WrestleMania' (29:00). Read Kenny Herzog's article on the Xavier Woods bump here: https://t.co/vvK73rNOyZ

Duration:01:09:21

Deconstructing Cody Rhodes and Forecasting 'Fastlane' | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 104)

3/7/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling are joined by writer Mike Piellucci to discuss Cody Rhodes's WWE departure (01:45), his future in the wrestling business (14:00), and Dusty Rhodes's passing (19:15). Then comedian Dan St. Germain of the podcast 'Total F'n Marks' calls in to discuss the Riott Squad's role at 'Fastlane' (30:15) and the Six-Pack Challenge Match (37:00). They wrap up the show by talking about the process that young wrestlers go through to become...

Duration:01:17:13

Booking Ronda Rousey, 'WrestleMania' Speculation, and 'Elimination Chamber' Fallout With Skylar Astin | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 103)

2/28/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker is joined by Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling and actor "Stone Cold" Skylar Astin to look ahead to Roman Reigns facing Brock Lesnar at 'WrestleMania 34' (02:00) and break down John Cena's promo on 'Raw Talk' (07:00). Then they discuss the Women's Elimination Chamber match (22:30), the need for new factions in the WWE (27:00), how to repair "Broken" Matt Hardy (33:00), Braun Strowman's frustrating loss at 'Elimination Chamber' (38:00), and what to do with Ronda...

Duration:01:05:41

‘205 Live’ vs. ‘SmackDown,’ ‘Elimination Chamber,’ and ‘WrestleMania’ Speculations | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 102)

2/22/2018
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The Ringer’s David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report’s Dave Schilling sit down to catch up on the latest in wrestling news (01:30), compare ‘205 Live’ and ‘SmackDown’ (06:40), and preview ‘Elimination Chamber’ (30:36). Then, they give their official picks for who will be the main event at ‘WrestleMania’ (53:54). More on Elimination Chamber

Duration:01:00:26

All-Star Counterparts With Trey Kerby | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 101)

2/15/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling are joined by Trey Kerby of 'The Starters' to compare this year's NBA All-Stars to their WWE superstar equivalent, including Kevin Owens (07:00), Braun Strowman (09:00), Roman Reigns (16:30), A.J. Styles (22:00), Seth Rollins (29:30), Shinsuke Nakamura (34:30), and more!

Duration:00:49:25

Shane's 'Mania Match, a New WWE Reality Show, and 'Elimination Chamber' Ideas | The Masked Man Show (Ep. 100)

2/8/2018
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling celebrate their 100th episode by discussing Shane McMahon's promo regarding Daniel Bryan's injury (02:45) and what it means for 'WrestleMania' (06:30), the Miz's new contract (12:45), which wrestlers deserve a reality show (18:00), Booker T wanting to fight Corey Graves (23:15), Dave Meltzer reporting that John Cena isn't happy with booking (29:30), possible 'Elimination Chamber' main event scenarios (31:30), fantasy booking...

Duration:01:11:17