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180 | Bálor vs. Lesnar, Women’s Tag Titles at EC, Biggest Royal Rumble Surprises | 01/16/19

1/17/2019
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Vaughn Johnson (@VaughnMJohnson) and Nick Piccone (@nickpiccone) discuss the latest in the WWE Universe. WWE decided to shake up the Universal Championship Match at the Royal Rumble, as now it will be Finn Bálor instead of Braun Strowman challenging "The Beast" Brock Lesnar in Phoenix on the 27th. The guys discuss their thoughts on the sudden change and what they think Continue Reading The post 180 | Bálor vs. Lesnar, Women’s Tag Titles at EC, Biggest Royal Rumble Surprises | 01/16/19...

Duration:01:16:17

179 | The Outlook of All Elite Wrestling | 01/10/19

1/11/2019
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Vaughn Johnson (@VaughnMJohnson) and Nick Piccone (@nickpiccone) discuss the latest on All Elite Wrestling after the company held its first rally this past Tuesday in Jacksonville. The guys discuss the current roster, the influx of talent from Oriental Wrestling Entertainment in China, the women's division and how the gender wage gap will be abolished, and their next big event happening Continue Reading The post 179 | The Outlook of All Elite Wrestling | 01/10/19 appeared first on Wildfire...

Duration:00:59:38

178 | RIP “Mean” Gene Okerlund, All Elite Wrestling | 01/02/19

1/3/2019
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Vaughn Johnson (@VaughnMJohnson) and Nick Piccone (@nickpiccone) celebrate the life of one of, if not the, greatest interviewers in the history of professional wrestling, "Mean" Gene Okerlund. Okerlund passed away on January 2, 2019. Listen as Vaughn and Nick talk about their memories of Okerlund, favorite moments, and what exactly he meant to the industry of professional wrestling. Continue Reading The post 178 | RIP “Mean” Gene Okerlund, All Elite Wrestling | 01/02/19 appeared first on...

Duration:01:04:38

EP 177 | Top Stories of 2018 | 12/27/18

12/27/2018
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Vaughn Johnson (@VaughnMJohnson), Nick Piccone (@nickpiccone) and Ryan Anderson (@gullyblanchard) recall the top stories in the world of wrestling during 2018. You can also subscribe to The Straight Shooters on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts (please rate and review us!), Stitcher, Google Play, Spreaker, Spotify, iHeartRadio, TuneIn Radio, SoundCloud, Player FM and wherever else you get your podcasts! Twitter: @ShootersRadio Facebook: The Straight Shooters E-mail:...

Duration:01:10:13

EP 176 | WWE’s Newest “New Era” | 12/20/18

12/20/2018
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So WWE began a new era this past week. The thing is, it still looks and feels a lot like the same eras we've seen for over a decade. This week, Vaughn and Nick talk about the newest New Era in WWE and what they think fans can expect from it. They also go over all of the eras in Continue Reading The post EP 176 | WWE’s Newest “New Era” | 12/20/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:00:58:49

EP 175 | Writing A Show Is Hard, WWE TLC Preview | 12/14/18

12/14/2018
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Former WWE creative writer Jimmy Jacobs sparked a conversation about writing a television show this past week in response to the criticism of how RAW's ratings have fallen off a cliff recently. With RAW setting record lows almost every single week, Jacobs thought that he should stick up for the creative writers that probably more often than not get their Continue Reading The post EP 175 | Writing A Show Is Hard, WWE TLC Preview | 12/14/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:09:44

EP 174 | Gift Guide for Wrestling, RIP Dynamite Kid | 12/05/18

12/6/2018
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This week, the guys are giving a gift guide for the world of professional wrestling to ring in the holiday season. They also pay tribute to one of the greats, Dynamite Kid, who passed away. Listen to The Straight Shooters every Friday at 2:00 P.M. ET right here on WildfireRadio.com. You can also subscribe to The Straight Shooters on Continue Reading The post EP 174 | Gift Guide for Wrestling, RIP Dynamite Kid | 12/05/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:03:49

EP 173 | The U.K. Wrestling Scene | 11/28/18

11/29/2018
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WWE's made waves this past week in the United Kingdom by signing NXT UK talent to new contracts prohibiting them from working any independent promotions unless they are partners of WWE. This has caused a bit of uneasiness over the pond with some fans saying U.K. professional wrestling is in turmoil. This week, we discuss the whole situation Continue Reading The post EP 173 | The U.K. Wrestling Scene | 11/28/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:00:56:17

EP 172 | Hart-Backlund SS ’94, Flair-Rhodes Starrcade ’85 Live Commentary | 11/21/18

11/22/2018
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This Thanksgiving, we're giving you a double feature of live commentary! First up, the WWF Championship is on the line at Survivor Series 1994 in a Submission Match as Bret Hart defends the championship against Mr. Bob Backlund! Both wrestlers have cornermen with towels and whoever throws in the towel first will lose the match for their respective guy. One Continue Reading The post EP 172 | Hart-Backlund SS ’94, Flair-Rhodes Starrcade ’85 Live Commentary | 11/21/18 appeared first on...

Duration:01:32:05

EP 171 | Becky Lynch Injured, Daniel Bryan WWE Champion, Survivor Series Preview | 11.14.18

11/15/2018
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Before her big match against Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch suffered a "broken face" at the hands of Nia Jax Monday night during a brawl. Now with Charlotte Flair taking Lynch's spot, does this mean we're on track for a Rousey vs. Lynch match at WrestleMania? If Lynch's injuries are severe enough to have her drop the SmackDown Women's Championship, will Continue Reading The post EP 171 | Becky Lynch Injured, Daniel Bryan WWE Champion, Survivor Series Preview | 11.14.18 appeared first on Wildfire...

Duration:01:11:12

EP 170 | Looking Ahead to Survivor Series 2018 | 11/07/18

11/8/2018
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This week, the guys look ahead to the current Survivor Series card headlined by Ronda Rousey vs. Becky Lynch. Listen to The Straight Shooters every Friday at 2:00 P.M. ET right here on WildfireRadio.com. You can also subscribe to The Straight Shooters on the following platforms: Apple Podcasts (make sure you rate and review us!), Stitcher, Google Play, Spreaker, Spotify, iHeartRadio and TuneIn Radio. Follow us on Twitter: @ShootersRadio Like Continue Reading The post EP 170 | Looking Ahead...

Duration:01:09:54

EP 169 | Thoughts on Crown Jewel, Chamber of Horrors Live Commentary | 10/31/18

11/1/2018
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Happy Halloween! This week, we're live commentating the Chamber of Horrors Match from Halloween Havoc 1991! Someone's going to get electrocuted! It's one of the best worst matches in wrestling history, so join us on this momentous occasion and follow along on the WWE Network at the 3:40 mark of Halloween Havoc 1991. But before we have fun, we discuss Continue Reading The post EP 169 | Thoughts on Crown Jewel, Chamber of Horrors Live Commentary | 10/31/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:00:57:55

EP 168 | Roman Reigns Battles Leukemia, WWE Evolution Preview, Crown Jewel Update | 10/24/18

10/25/2018
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Roman Reigns revealed this past Monday night that he's battling leukemia for the second time in his life. It was a shocking revelation as he relinquished the Universal Championship. The guys discuss the announcement and give their thoughts on the situation. Then they discuss the resulting heel turn by Dean Ambrose, who turned on Seth Rollins moments after the duo Continue Reading The post EP 168 | Roman Reigns Battles Leukemia, WWE Evolution Preview, Crown Jewel Update | 10/24/18 appeared...

Duration:01:09:17

EP 167 | What WWE Should Do About Crown Jewel | 10/17/18

10/18/2018
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Following the reported murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabian government officials, many have been imploring WWE to either cancel or move their November 2nd Crown Jewel event, currently scheduled to take place in King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. As of this recording, WWE's only public acknowledgement of the scandal involving the Saudi government is a Continue Reading The post EP 167 | What WWE Should Do About Crown Jewel | 10/17/18 appeared first on...

Duration:00:57:39

EP 166 | “End of an Era” Triple H vs. The Undertaker Live Commentary | 10/03/18

10/4/2018
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Triple H and The Undertaker will do battle at Saturday's Super Show-Down event in Melbourne, Australia for the LAST TIME EVER. But before the LAST TIME EVER, there was the END OF AN ERA. And it happened inside HELL IN A CELL. So, this week, Nick and Vaughn live commentate Triple H vs. The Undertaker's "End of an Era" match Continue Reading The post EP 166 | “End of an Era” Triple H vs. The Undertaker Live Commentary | 10/03/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:17:46

EP 165 | WWE’s Ratings Woes – But Does It Really Matter? | 09/26/18

9/27/2018
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WWE RAW had a "modern era" record-low rating this past week (9/24/18) of 2.46 million viewers, according to Dave Meltzer. But what does this number really mean in today's television watching habits? The guys discuss the reasons for the decline and if it really means WWE as a global brand is in trouble. Despite signing record television deals this Continue Reading The post EP 165 | WWE’s Ratings Woes – But Does It Really Matter? | 09/26/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:04:05

EP 164 | WWE meets Impact Wrestling, 205 Live Moves, Crown Jewel and More | 09/19/18

9/20/2018
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WWE and Impact Wrestling officials reportedly met with each other last week. Nothing was reported on the discussions, but it has to be good to have open lines of communication between the two organizations. Nick and Vaughn discuss the possibilities to come out of the meeting and if the meeting will result in future changes. 205 Live officially moved Continue Reading The post EP 164 | WWE meets Impact Wrestling, 205 Live Moves, Crown Jewel and More | 09/19/18 appeared first on Wildfire...

Duration:00:51:39

EP 163 | WWE HIAC Preview, Rivalries That Missed HIAC | 09/12/18

9/13/2018
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We're previewing Hell in a Cell this week and discussing rivalries from yesteryear that we would've loved to see play out inside the Hell in a Cell that never got a chance to. Listen to The Straight Shooters every Friday at 2:00 P.M. ET right here on WildfireRadio.com. You can also subscribe to The Straight Shooters on the following platforms: iTunes (make sure you rate and Continue Reading The post EP 163 | WWE HIAC Preview, Rivalries That Missed HIAC | 09/12/18 appeared first on Wildfire...

Duration:01:12:10

EP 162 | ALL IN Preview, Looking Ahead to Hell in a Cell | 08/29/18

8/30/2018
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We're previewing "The Biggest Independent Wrestling Show Ever" and taking a look at some of the matches scheduled for WWE's Hell in a Cell pay-per-view. Listen to The Straight Shooters every Friday at 2:00 P.M. ET right here on WildfireRadio.com. You can also subscribe to The Straight Shooters on the following platforms: iTunes (make sure you rate and review us!), Stitcher, Google Play, Spreaker, iHeartRadio and TuneIn Radio. You can listen Continue Reading The post EP 162 | ALL IN Preview,...

Duration:00:57:59

EP 161 | Analyzing Heels and Faces in WWE Today | 08/22/18

8/24/2018
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At SummerSlam, Becky Lynch turned heel on Charlotte Flair. Or that's what WWE wants you to believe. However, the reception Lynch got from the Brooklyn crowd not only on Sunday night, but also on Tuesday night's SmackDown Live certainly didn't seem like Lynch became a heel. The Shield returned in its finest form, preventing Braun Strowman from cashing in Continue Reading The post EP 161 | Analyzing Heels and Faces in WWE Today | 08/22/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:01:57