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Flashback Interview with Dan Severn - UTRR066

This week we dig into the Under the Ring Report archives and present an interview with Dan "The Beast" Severn from 1999. Dan is the first man to ever compete for UFC and WWE and is a UFC Hall of Famer. This was right after Dan had ended his run in WWE and we discussed how is got into mixed martial arts and what led him to join the WWE. He has some interesting notes about his contract with WWE at the time and his thoughts on his run with the company. Plus Dan gives some really great advice to...


What We're Thankful For 2018 - UTRR065

It's the 2nd annual What We're Thankful for show. So many things happened this year in professional wrestling and Tom and John countdown what they are most thankful for. Enjoy this special Thanksgiving edition, plus a special Hot Tag. Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/utrrpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/utrrpodcast Email: utrrpodcast@undertheringreport.com


The Gift of Jericho - UTRR064

The last couple of years have been some of the best of Chris Jericho's career and it's time to have a serious talk about how much he is changing the business. Tom and I discuss how he's been part of some of the biggest independent events in the last year and unlike some older wrestlers. he's got no problem putting over young talent and just having fun. This is our love song to Chris Jericho, plus this weeks Hot Tag is all about the Crown Jewel. Facebook Discussion Group:...


Wrestling with Movies - UTRR063

It time to talk our favorite wrestling movies and least favorite wrestling movies. Plus favorite wrestler in a movie and worst wrestler in a movie. We had do some digging for some of these movies, plus we found out that one wrestler did a softcore porn movie. Our twitter account will have links to the trailers plus we bring back the Hot tag to talk about Smackdown 1000 and WWE Crown Jewel PPV. Thanks for downloading the show. Facebook Discussion Group:...


Our Favorite Managers - UTRR062

Since WWE seems to be bringing back managers to their weekly programing, Tom and John decided to discuss some of their favorite managers of all time. We give our criteria for a good manager and also who we feel is the best managers of all time and some managers that don't get enough credit for what they brought to the table. Don't forget to send us you favorite and worst wrestling movie of all time and favorite and worst wrestler in a movie as we put together our next show. Thanks for...


Is the NWA a Revolution - UTRR061

The NWA was once the major player in pro wrestling before the WWE become a global corporation. Now that Billy Corgan has revived the NWA and Cody Rhodes is the NWA Heavyweight Champion, what's next. Tom and I discuss how the NWA could be the start of a new way for wrestlers to freely move acoss promotions and have more power on where and what they do. Plus make sure to vote for your favorite wrestling movie of all time. Facebook Discussion Group:...


CM Punk Fans Need to Just Say No - UTRR060

It's been a couple weeks since Starrcast and All In, so Tom and I finally get time to talk about our experience. After talking about our fun at the events, I ponder the question on why CM Punk fans can't realize he's done with wrestling. Special guest Scary Terry also joins the show and talks about how Punk crazy he is. Enjoy this week's show. Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/utrrpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/utrrpodcast Email:...


All In & Starrcast - UTRR059

We're just a week away from "All In" and Starrcast and Tom and I sit down and talk about what we're looking forward to seeing at the big show. We also discuss why we think older fans are flocking to independent wrestling instead of WWE shows. Plus why this could go down in history as a historic night for independent wrestling. Make sure to follow us during All In weekend, we'll have video and photos from the event starting on Friday. If you're at the show hopefully we'll see you...


Flashback Interview Dr Death Steve Williams - UTRR058

This week we dig into the Under the Ring Report archives and go back to May 2000 and revisit an interview we conducted with the Late Great Dr Death Steve Williams. Dr Death talked about being released from WWE after being injured in the Brawl for All and discussed his time in WCW with Oklahoma. Plus he talks about his time in Japan and and his overall feeling for the business. Hope you enjoy this weeks Flashback interview. Facebook Discussion Group:...


Will it be Hogan's Hall of Fame or Shame - UTRR057

Hulk Hogan has been reinstated into the WWE hall of Fame, but will it be that easy to win back the Hulkamaniacs that looked up to him before his fall from grace. Tom and I discuss our thoughts on the subject and what we hope Hogan will do with this opportunity. Plus this week's Hot Tag covers a few of the latest trending topics in profesional wrestling. Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/utrrpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/utrrpodcast Email:...


Is the Bullet Club becoming the NWO - UTRR056

The Bullet Club is still one of the hottest factions in profesional wrestling, but with the recent splintering of the group could these mean the end of their long run. The simliarites between the Bullet Club and the NWO have always been there but now they are almost parallel to the last years of the NWO with is multiple units and warring factions. This week Tom and I discuss what could be the end of the Bullet Club. Facebook Discussion Group:...


Legends aren't what's best for NJPW - UTRR055

After suffering through the commentating for New Japan's G1 Special, I can honestly say it's time for a change. This week Tom and I tallk, ok maybe I go on a rant for a little while on why we need Kevin Kelly and Don Callis. NJPW is putting on a great product, but when the guys calling the action don't help them tell the stories, it leaves everything feeling flat. Plus another edition of the Hot Tag and a lot more, enjoy the show and feel free to tell me if I'm wrong. Facebook Discussion...


Akeem Under the Gimmick - UTRR054

It's time to go Under the Gimmick and look back at Akeem the African Dream. This was one gimmick change that always left me puzzled because the One Man Gang was such a great heel in the WWF. This week Tom and i discuss our thoughts on Akeem and some of reasons why he may have done this gimmick and the overall absurdity of Akeem. Sit back and enjoy this weeks show. Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/utrrpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/utrrpodcast Email:...


Changing History - UTRR053

If you had the power to change one thing in wrestling histroy, what would it be? This week Tom and I tackle that subject and we end up talking about a lot about things that happened in the history of WCW. So give it a listen as the armchair bookers do their best to try and right the wrongs that have happened in wrestling's past. Plus a new Hot Tag segment this week. Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/utrrpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/utrrpodcast Email:...


WWE Hangover - UTRR052

Most fans have been feeling the same way we have since Wrestlemania, WWE has a hangover. We find a lot of the stories boring and quickly thrown together with not enough time for us to care about a match. Well have no fear, we have the cure. This week we talk about some of the alternatives to WWE that are doing some great things and even on the indy level that should get you through the splitting headache that is WWE as the moment. Plus are thoughts on how to book the product for the next few...


Tom's Wife Saves the Day - UTRR051

This week we talk about our experience trying to get tickets for the ALL IN event and how Tom's wife was able to save the day for us. Then we discuss the Starrcast event and the people we are looking forward to seeing during the Labor Day weekend event. And we finish up the show talking about why we think events like this and alternatives to WWE are doing so well and why we sometimes enjoy them more than the mainstream product. Facebook Discussion Group:...


Oz Under The Gimmick - UTRR050

This week we look back on another strange gimmick given to a six-time World Champion and twelve-time World tag Champion. In 1991 the powers that be in WCW thought it would be a good idea to dress Keven Nash up as Oz from the Wizard of Oz, and this week we discuss how crazy this gimmick was and try to figure out why they thought it was a good idea. Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/utrrpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/utrrpodcast Email:...


Independent Shows Are Fun - UTRR049

This week we discuss the goldmine in many people's backyard that is independent wrestling. I took my wife, who is not a wrestling fan, to the ACW Watercity Wrestlecon 2018 in Oshkosh, WI this past weekend and she had a blast. So this week I talk with her about why she had fun and if she would do it again. Plus Tom talks about some of the different shows that happen around him and why we prefer going to independent shows to the big guys. We even find time to talk about Impact Wrestling's new...


Wrestling Overload - UTRR048

Wrestlemania weekend is over and somehow we survived all the great wrestling shows. This week we discuss our thoughts on ROH Supercard of Honor, NXT Takeover and the granddaddy of them all Wrestlemania. We talk about what we liked and what we didn't like about the shows and some of things we wish would have happened. It's over so the countdown to next year had started. Facebook Discussion Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/utrrpodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/utrrpodcast Email:...


Wrestlemania Memories & Predictions - UTRR047

It's the final week before Wrestlemania and we're finishing up the hype with our favorite Wrestlemania matches of all-time. We have a few special guests this week to talk about their favorite matches too . Plus memories of performing at Wrestlemania with Harley Race, Brian Blair, Nikolai Volkoff, and more. We finishing it up with predictions for the big show with all of our guests and the results of our twitter polls and a special Wrestlemania Hot Tag segment. Happy Wrestlemania to...