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Award-winning comedy writer Marc Haynes has watched every single Wrestlemania. Broadcaster Pete Donaldson hasn’t. Join them both every week as they subject the greatest spectacle in sports entertainment to the kind of scrutiny that ruins them entirely. A hilarious and surprisingly insightful look into some of the most preposterous, glamorous and over-the-top sporting events the world has ever seen – from Hulk Hogan and Mr T at Madison Square Garden way back in 1985 to Roman Reigns and The Undertaker going head-to-head in April 2017 – Wrestle Me is a must-listen accompaniment to The Grandest Stage of Them All. Say your prayers, take your vitamins and pop your human growth hormone while it's still technically legal. It's Wrestle Me!

Award-winning comedy writer Marc Haynes has watched every single Wrestlemania. Broadcaster Pete Donaldson hasn’t. Join them both every week as they subject the greatest spectacle in sports entertainment to the kind of scrutiny that ruins them entirely. A hilarious and surprisingly insightful look into some of the most preposterous, glamorous and over-the-top sporting events the world has ever seen – from Hulk Hogan and Mr T at Madison Square Garden way back in 1985 to Roman Reigns and The Undertaker going head-to-head in April 2017 – Wrestle Me is a must-listen accompaniment to The Grandest Stage of Them All. Say your prayers, take your vitamins and pop your human growth hormone while it's still technically legal. It's Wrestle Me!

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United States

Description:

Award-winning comedy writer Marc Haynes has watched every single Wrestlemania. Broadcaster Pete Donaldson hasn’t. Join them both every week as they subject the greatest spectacle in sports entertainment to the kind of scrutiny that ruins them entirely. A hilarious and surprisingly insightful look into some of the most preposterous, glamorous and over-the-top sporting events the world has ever seen – from Hulk Hogan and Mr T at Madison Square Garden way back in 1985 to Roman Reigns and The Undertaker going head-to-head in April 2017 – Wrestle Me is a must-listen accompaniment to The Grandest Stage of Them All. Say your prayers, take your vitamins and pop your human growth hormone while it's still technically legal. It's Wrestle Me!

Language:

English


Episodes

12 days of Wrestle Me-mas #12 - Undertaker vs Goldberg (Crown Jewels 2018)

1/14/2021
Fifty (year old) shades of grey - enjoy some of the most extreme BDSM ever committed to SD card, mainly focusing on the neck and atlanto axial joint. We'll be back very soon for more Wrestle Me-ing, so stay tuned. Thanks for all your support this (elongated) festive season, and if you missed any of the shows, head on over to Patreon.com/wrestleme ! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:24:40

12 days of Wrestle Me-mas #10 - AEW Stadium Stampede

1/6/2021
"If this is what wrestling is now, it needs to die. Leave it alone and let it go. If you can't bring it back, and you're just gonna fucking piss on the fucking rotting corpse, let it go. Find something else to do with your fucking lives like I have, because I'm embarrassed to be involved with these people and this industry, because of shit like this." -Jim Cornette If you'd like to hear the rest of our Christmas shows, head on over to Patreon.com/wrestleme now! Hope you're having a...

Duration:00:24:07

12 days of Wrestle Me-mas #8 - Jody Fleisch vs Jonny Storm

12/31/2020
From CZW Best of the Best 2002 - two British highflyers - unknown in America - break out of the coffin of British wrestling and put on a staggering match that wins over the crowd in the former ECW arena. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:40:27

12 days of Wrestle Me-mas #5 - Hornswoggle vs El Torito (WeeLC 2014)

12/22/2020
Smashing, this. And if anyone knows where one Marc Haynes could access a lockup full of little wrestling chairs, get in touch. If you'd like to hear the rest of our special Christmas shows, do head on over to Patreon.com/WrestleMe! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:30:48

12 days of Wrestle Me-mas #3 - Rollerball Rocco vs Marty Jones

12/16/2020
The most important year in Rollerball Rocco's career was sadly his last. Marc and Pete take a look at this match from 1978. Merry Christmas everybody! If you'd like to hear the previous and next 12 days of Wrestle Me-mases - head over to patreon.com/wrestleme ! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:26:38

12 days of Wrestle Me-mas #1 - Sid Vicious vs Lee Scott

12/10/2020
One of the best squash matches of all time. Pete's finally coming round to this Sid chap. Join us over on the Patreon on Sunday for your second (just as bloody violent) dose of 12 Days of Wrestle Me-mas! patreon.com/wrestleme See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:24:11

The best laid Xmas plans of Ice (Train) and Men(Man)kind

12/9/2020
It's Christmas! So Pete and Marc are here to let you know that the 12 days of Wrestle Me-mas are back for 2020. www.patreon.com/wrestleme to hear them all, but you'll still be getting a nice chunky show per week on this feed. Peace and love! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:09:24

Don't know where to begin: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11 part 5

12/3/2020
How do you even start to describe the main event of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom? Long answer - you caaaaaaaaaan't. Remember to bag yourself a peep at the new Wrestle Me newsletter, crafted by daddy Marc over on our patreon - Patreon.com/wrestleme See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:31:55

Top rope leapies: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11 part 4

11/26/2020
Pete and Marc continue their love letter to NJPW's premier competition, Wrestle Kingdom 11! If you'd like to hear the final part right now - head on over to patreon.com/wrestleme ! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:55:22

We're in the MF Tokyo Dome! NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11 part 3

11/19/2020
Dalton Castle chopped me and now I have a big lump on my head! If you'd like to hear what happens in the next ep, a week early - head on over to Patreon.com/WrestleMe Bone Soldiers! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:47:55

Raving in Roppongi: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11 part 2

11/12/2020
Pete and Marc are sipping Bacardi Breezers in Tokyo's second worst bar, Gas Panic 2. If you'd like to hear what happens in the next ep, a week early - head on over to Patreon.com/WrestleMe Bone Soldiers! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:52

More Cheeseburger, please: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11 part 1

11/5/2020
Aaaaand that's the right file. Sorry Wrestle Meniacs! Pete got tired and hot and uploaded the second episode instead of the first. A TASTE OF THE PATREON NO LESS. Anyway, here's episode one of Wrestle Kingdom 11! If you'd like to hear what happens in the next ep, a week early - head on over to Patreon.com/WrestleMe Bone Soldiers! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:50:51

Know your attendance and shut your mouth - Wrestlemania 32 part 4

10/29/2020
15 minutes, waiting for the Rock to read out a number that means precisely...nothing. If you'd like to read Marc's wonderful newsletter, or hear our take on WCW's Halloween Havoc 1991 - head on over to Patreon.com/WrestleMe See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:53:51

Brock's not for blocking - Wrestlemania 32 part 3

10/22/2020
Brock Lesnar straight out refuses to plan out a match with his opponent, and then plays with his winky a bit. https://www.patreon.com/wrestleme to listen to the rest of this show, and to download Marc's mad newsletter and to have that extra WCW show all nice on your phone. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on iTunes or your preferred podcast-provider. It means a great deal to the...

Duration:00:54:02

Putting the old boys over - Wrestlemania 32 part 2

10/15/2020
Pete and Marc continue their deep dive into the CHAOTIC Wrestlemania 32. https://www.patreon.com/wrestleme to listen to the rest of this show right now, and to download Marc's mad newsletter and to have that extra WCW show all nice on your phone. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on iTunes or your preferred podcast-provider. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier...

Duration:00:41:57

The sixty percent threshold* - Wrestlemania 32 part 1

10/8/2020
Ignore that star in the title. It's in reference to something in the show. Seriously mate, don't worry about it. No, you don't have to listen if you don't want to. Seriously, just leave it. Why are you being like this? https://www.patreon.com/wrestleme to listen to the rest of this show, and to download Marc's mad newsletter and to have that extra WCW show all nice on your phone. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod. ***Please...

Duration:00:49:51

NXT TakeOver: Dallas part 3

10/1/2020
NXT Takeover: Dallas! Not bad for a show that featured a main event that Pete is 99% certain involved actual human shit. show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on iTunes or your preferred podcast-provider. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:56:39

NXT TakeOver: Dallas part 2

9/24/2020
Uploaded on a train (a modern method for a modern wrasslin' show) here's our second dose of the NXT takeover! show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on iTunes or your preferred podcast-provider. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:43:32

NXT TakeOver: Dallas Part 1

9/17/2020
The pithily-titled Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center is the venue... NXT TakeOver: Dallas the show! show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on iTunes or your preferred podcast-provider. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:43:59

Please, look after your briefcase - Wrestlemania 31 part 3

9/10/2020
Ooooh it's a chunker alright! Marc and Pete are back with your bumper final show in our Wrestlemania 31 review. POW! show@wrestlemepod.com if you'd like to say hello - and you can find us on Twitter @wrestlemepod. ***Please take the time to rate and review us on iTunes or your preferred podcast-provider. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:01:27:30