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Brian Fritz talks with a rotating cast of top wrestling stars, media members and longtime friends about the latest happening in pro wrestling with their entertaining and educated insight.

Brian Fritz talks with a rotating cast of top wrestling stars, media members and longtime friends about the latest happening in pro wrestling with their entertaining and educated insight.
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WINTER PARK, FL

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Brian Fritz talks with a rotating cast of top wrestling stars, media members and longtime friends about the latest happening in pro wrestling with their entertaining and educated insight.

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English

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Episodes

Pro Wrestling in MMA, Brock Lesnar in WWE, and Cutting Dangerous Moves (Ep. 685)

7/12/2018
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Brian Fritz is joined by Dave LaGreca of the "Busted Open" show on SiriusXM as they discuss the role of pro wrestling in MMA, Brock Lesnar's return to the UFC and confrontation with Daniel Cormier, when he will defend the WWE Universal Championship and the problem WWE has created, the NJPW G1 Special, cutting down on dangerous moves, the Roman Reigns - Bobby Lashley feud heading into Extreme Rules, and more.

Duration:01:31:26

Pulling Trigger on Seth Rollins, Future of Daniel Bryan + Young Bucks (Ep. 684)

7/6/2018
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Brian Fritz talks with Jason Powell of ProWrestling.net about the week in WWE television, possibly pulling the trigger on Seth Rollins as the Universal Champion over Roman Reigns and Braun Strowman and the scenarios to do that, the decision to wait on Daniel Bryan — The Miz feud, the future of Daniel Bryan and The Young Bucks will all of their contracts coming up before the end of the year, Ring of Honor crowning a new champion, New Japan's G1 Special in San Francisco and more.

Duration:02:05:24

Kevin Kelly on NJPW Growth, Calling Okada-Omega 4 + Upcoming G1 Climax (Ep. 683)

7/4/2018
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Brian Fritz is joined by the voice of New Japan Pro Wrestling Kevin Kelly to discuss the growth of the brand and how hot it is right now, calling the historic Kazuchika Okada - Kenny Omega 4 match at Dominion, Okada's incredible run as the IWGP Heavyweight Champion, and the upcoming G1 Climax tournament including who are the favorites and fantasy booking dreams entrants for the tournament.

Duration:01:34:53

Breaking Down Ciampa - Gargano Feud, WWE After Money in the Bank (Ep. 682)

6/21/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the passing of Leon "Vader" White, NXT TakeOver: Chicago including the incredible match between Tommaso Ciampa and Johnny Gargano and their ongoing feud, Money in the Bank with Braun Strowman and Alexa Bliss winning the cases and contracts, Big Cass being released, possible upcoming matchups heading into Extreme Rules and SummerSlam including Daniel Bryan and The Miz, Super Show-Down event and NXT UK, NJPW G1 Climax and more.

Duration:02:15:33

NJPW vs. WWE Presentation Style, MITB Preview (Ep. 681)

6/15/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the buzz coming off NJPW Dominion and the incredible championship match between Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada, differences in presentation between New Japan and the WWE, the growth of non-WWE wrestling around the world and those promotions trying to capitalize off it, the possible future of Omega and The Young Bucks. Ring of Honor looking to book Madison Square Garden, and preview this weekend's Money in the Bank and NXT TakeOver: Chicago shows.

Duration:01:50:54

CM Punk Wins Case Against WWE Doctor, RAW and SmackDown Lowlights (Ep. 680).mp3

6/7/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss CM Punk and Colt Cabana winning the civil lawsuit from Dr. Chris Amann and if Punk is "All In", another week of underwhelming editions of RAW and SmackDown, seeing more of Triple H and Stephanie McMahon in prominent appearances and if this could be a signal to a change in the WWE corporate structure, NJPW Dominion including the huge match between Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega, your questions and more.

Duration:02:14:32

Leaked RAW Script, New Details on WWE TV Deal (Ep. 679)

5/31/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the leaked RAW script from Monday's show, the pros and cons of so much detail, post-WrestleMania storylines, the importance of having diversity on the creative team, the week in WWE TV including Samoa Joe versus Daniel Bryan (sort of), the almost complete Money in the Bank card, more details on the new WWE TV deals including how the Fox deal came together and what NBCU is paying for RAW, the big All In stipulation and more including your questions.

Duration:01:49:13

WWE Secures Major TV Deals, Worst RAW Segment in Years (Ep. 678)

5/24/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the reported massive new WWE TV rights deal that will see SmackDown move to Fox, the fallout from the deals including any effect on WWE programming or monthly events on the WWE Network, and if there could be more deals to come. Plus, a look back at the week at Raw and SmackDown that saw one particular horrible segment, who is the biggest heel on Raw, the big match coming to SmackDown next week, and more along with your questions.

Duration:02:12:09

All In Sells Out, Ronda Rousey Set for WWE Women's Championship Match (Ep. 677)

5/17/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the All In show quickly selling out, the impressive accomplishment, if it can be repeated, and the importance of Cody challenging for the NWA Worlds Championship on the show, Then, they talk about Daniel Bryan's future, Ronda Rousey already getting a shot for the Raw Women's Championship this early in her career, the week in WWE TV, Money in the Bank card coming together, WWE television negotiations, John Cena and Nikki Bella talk relationship, and...

Duration:02:06:40

Backlash against WWE Backlash, post-Mania Direction (Ep. 676)

5/11/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the lackluster WWE Backlash event, the vocal feedback to the show especially when it comes to Roman Reigns, the post-WrestleMania storylines heading into Money in the Bank including the women's SmackDown division, Daniel Bryan, if Shinsuke Nakamura will beat AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, and when we will next see Brock Lesnar in the ring. Plus, they talk about Frankie Kazarian's comment about when people were "just fans" and the feedback to it,...

Duration:02:11:41

Greatest Royal Rumble Controversy, Building to WWE Backlash (Ep. 675)

5/3/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman look back at the Greatest Royal Rumble event in Saudi Arabia from the 50-man Royal Rumble match to Titus O'Neil's memorable moment and fallout from the show both in and out of the ring, how to go forward with Roman Reigns and who should be the person to dethrone Brock Lesnar and the week in WWE television leading up to Backlash. Then, a full preview of Sunday's show including if Samoa Joe will beat Reigns and who will leave as the WWE Champion, some other...

Duration:01:56:43

Greatest Royal Rumble Preview, Bruno Memories, and Matt Taven (Ep. 674)

4/26/2018
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Brian Fritz talks with Kevin Eck about the life and legacy of Bruno Sammartino, his historical impact, seeing his final match in person, and sharing stories of meeting him on several occasions. Then, Busted Open's Dave LaGreca jumps on to discuss the Greatest Royal Rumble, the subplots involving both Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar, if and what titles may change hands, and other WWE news and notes. Then, an interview with ROH star Matt Taven of The Kingdom and answers to your questions.

Duration:02:21:33

Remembering Bruno + WWE Shakeup, Baron Corbin and Robbie E Convos (Ep. 673)

4/19/2018
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Brian Fritz discusses the passing of the "Living Legend" Bruno Sammartino and his impact on the wrestling business and his amazing life. Then he joined by his buddy Brandon Kravitz to talk about the WWE Superstar Shakeup and the fallout from it, the upcoming Greatest Royal Rumble show in Saudi Arabia, and Roman Reigns moving forward. Then, Brian talks with WWE superstar Baron Corbin about the big 'Rumble' event including the 50-man Royal Rumble match followed by a conversation with Robbie...

Duration:02:28:57

WWE Raw and SmackDown After Mania, Brock Lesnar Contract Controversy (Ep. 672)

4/13/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the post-WrestleMania editions of Raw and SmackDown including NXT call-ups including Ember Moon, Authors of Pain, No Way Jose, and Iconic, the returns of Jeff Hardy and Bobby Lashley, and the start of Ronda Rousey versus Stephanie McMahon. Plus, they discuss Brock Lesnar's contract and the Universal Championship situation, Roman Reigns' insider promo and Samoa Joe's scathing response, the upcoming Greatest Royal Rumble event and its loaded card,...

Duration:01:33:56

WWE WrestleMania 34 Review, NXT TakeOver Reaction (Ep. 671)

4/9/2018
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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman are in New Orleans as they review WWE WrestleMania 34 including Brock Lesnar's surprising win over Roman Reigns, how Ronda Rousey did for her in-ring debut, Daniel Bryan's return, Charlotte ending Asuka's streak, and everything else from their perspective at the Superdome along with what could be coming at RAW, SmackDown and beyond. Plus, they look back at an awesome NXT TakeOver event including the emotional Johnny Gargano - Tommaso Ciampa showdown, the...

Duration:02:48:02

NXT TakeOver: New Orleans Post-Show Conference with Paul Levesque (Ep. 670)

4/8/2018
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WWE executive Paul "Triple H" Levesque talks with the media following NXT TakeOver: New Orleans about the event, how physical the matches were, the growth of Aleister Black and Andrade 'Cien' Almas, the storytelling between Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa, match order, and the future of the brand.

Duration:00:30:17

WWE WrestleMania 34 Preview! (Ep. 669)

4/7/2018
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It's WWE WrestleMania 34! The guys preview the entire show including what will happen between John Cena and The Undertaker, who will be Braun Strowman's partner, and give their predictions for each match including how Ronda Rousey will do in her debut, will Daniel Bryan get a win in his return, and more. Plus, a look at NXT TakeOver: New Orleans and ROH SuperCard of Honor shows.

Duration:01:02:35

Adam Cole on NXT TakeOver, Dalton Castle + Jay Lethal On SuperCard (Ep. 668)

4/5/2018
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Brian Fritz talks with Adam Cole about the last time he went to WrestleMania, the upcoming NXT TakeOver: New Orleans event, his debut with the brand last year, and working with longtime friends Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly as the Undisputed Era. Then, a talk with Ring of Honor World Champion Dalton Castle about winning the title, if he feels different, the responsibility that comes with being champ, the growth of the company, being in the ring with Jay Lethal, and his upcoming match with...

Duration:01:12:38

Final Days to WrestleMania, Will We Get John Cena vs. Undertaker? (Ep. 667)

4/4/2018
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Brian Fritz and Jason Powell of ProWrestling.net discuss the final build to WrestleMania 34, the curious booking behind John Cena — Undertaker and if that match will happen, what matches they're looking forward to the most including AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura and others on the Ring of Honor and NXT shows, the future of Brock Lesnar and Paul Heyman, match order, a possible Hulk Hogan return to WWE, if The Rock will be at 'Mania, possible upcoming WWE business announcements, and more.

Duration:01:40:23

NXT TakeOver New Orleans Media Call with Paul 'Triple H' Levesque (Ep. 666)

3/30/2018
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WWE executive Paul "Triple H" Levesque talks with the media in advance of NXT TakeOver: New Orleans and WWE WrestleMania about the state of the promotion, adding an NXT North American Championship, the steps of talent being called up from NXT to the WWE, the upcoming HBO Andre The Giant documentary, and more.

Duration:00:43:47