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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

EP 160 | SummerSlam Preview, ROH Sells Out MSG, RIP Jim Neidhart | 08/15/18

8/16/2018
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We're previewing SummerSlam and NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4, talking about Ring of Honor selling out MSG, and talking about our memories of the late Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart. 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 Continue Reading The post EP 160 |...

Duration:01:13:03

EP 159 | The Daniel Bryan-Miz Rivalry Retrospective | 08/08/18

8/9/2018
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It seems like it's been forever, but Daniel Bryan and The Miz will finally square off inside the ring at SummerSlam after what seems like an eternity of a fantastic build for this rivalry. Vaughn, Nick and Brian take a look at the genesis of the Bryan-Miz story and the events that have led up to their one-on-one match at Continue Reading The post EP 159 | The Daniel Bryan-Miz Rivalry Retrospective | 08/08/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:00:58:18

EP 158 | Where the Lesnar vs. Reigns Rivalry Falls Short, Social Media Accountability | 08/01/18

8/2/2018
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There were several deaths connected to the world of professional wrestling this week, so we start off the show by giving our thoughts on those who passed. Cedric Alexander and Tye Dillinger had some old tweets crop up and haunt them this week. We talk about why social media accountability, especially as an adult, is needed right now. Continue Reading The post EP 158 | Where the Lesnar vs. Reigns Rivalry Falls Short, Social Media Accountability | 08/01/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:00:55:54

EP 157 | Discussing WWE’s All-Women’s PPV, Thoughts on Hulk Hogan | 07/25/18

7/26/2018
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WWE officially announced an all-women's pay-per-view this past week on Monday Night RAW set for October 28th of this year. It was a ground-breaking announcement, and Stephanie McMahon was, of course, there to announce it. Nick and Vaughn discuss the implications of the all-women's pay-per-view, what it means for the current talent, the future talent, if WWE will continue to do all-women's events, Continue Reading The post EP 157 | Discussing WWE’s All-Women’s PPV, Thoughts on Hulk Hogan |...

Duration:01:03:01

EP 156 | Bret Hart vs. British Bulldog – SummerSlam ’92 Live Commentary | 07/18/18

7/19/2018
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Due to a technological error, this is actually Episode 156 instead of 157. We recorded this show believing it would be our 157th episode, but the original Episode 156 we recorded did not record correctly. On this episode, Vaughn and Nick live commentate the WWF Intercontinental Championship match at SummerSlam 1992, where Bret "The Hitman" Hart defended the title Continue Reading The post EP 156 | Bret Hart vs. British Bulldog – SummerSlam ’92 Live Commentary | 07/18/18 appeared first on...

Duration:00:50:23

EP 155 | Lex Luger vs. Yokozuna Live Commentary [SummerSlam ’93] | 07/05/18

7/6/2018
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In the spirit of the Fourth of July, Vaughn and Nick decided to live commentate one of the most patriotic matches WWE put on. The guys live commentate the main event of SummerSlam 1993, where Lex Luger challenged the WWF Champion, Yokozuna. Lex Luger was a newly turned babyface and bodyslammed Yokozuna on the U.S.S. Intrepid on the Fourth of Continue Reading The post EP 155 | Lex Luger vs. Yokozuna Live Commentary [SummerSlam ’93] | 07/05/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:05:21

EP 154 | The State of Wrestling in 2018 | 06/27/18

6/28/2018
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Vaughn and Nick discuss the current state of professional wrestling in this week's episode of The Straight Shooters. Off the heels of WWE announcing their new television deals set to begin in Fall 2019, the guys discuss the entire wrestling industry as a whole and how it fits in with today's era compared to previous eras. Will New Japan Continue Reading The post EP 154 | The State of Wrestling in 2018 | 06/27/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:11:01

EP 153 | RIP Vader, All In Broadcasted, ROH/MSG Update, Big Cass Fired, Rousey’s Success | 06/20/18

6/21/2018
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Brian Isley re-joins the panel as the third man as the trio discusses some of the hot topics in the world of professional wrestling. First, Vaughn, Nick and Brian reminisce about the life and career of Leon White, better known to wrestling fans as Vader (or Big Van Vader). Earlier in the week, the big man passed away at Continue Reading The post EP 153 | RIP Vader, All In Broadcasted, ROH/MSG Update, Big Cass Fired, Rousey’s Success | 06/20/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:01:55

EP 152 | Punk/UFC, ROH/MSG, MITB Preview, Most Memorable Title Reigns | 06/13/18

6/14/2018
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This week is a jam-packed episode as Nick and Vaughn discuss CM Punk's second UFC fight, Ring of Honor hopeful to run Madison Square Garden in 2019, NJPW and the possibility of including women's wrestling into their shows in the future, a Money in the Bank and NXT TakeOver: Chicago II preview, and finish it off with a discussion on Continue Reading The post EP 152 | Punk/UFC, ROH/MSG, MITB Preview, Most Memorable Title Reigns | 06/13/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:22:10

EP 151 | Summer of Punk II? Looking at the Booking of Daniel Bryan | 06/06/18

6/7/2018
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This week, Nick and Vaughn discuss the verdict in the CM Punk/Colt Cabana vs. Dr. Chris Amann trial. Punk and Cabana were victorious, but the guys examine the case through their lenses and discuss what the future holds for Punk, including this weekend's UFC 225 fight. Then, the guys talk about the way Daniel Bryan has been booked since Continue Reading The post EP 151 | Summer of Punk II? Looking at the Booking of Daniel Bryan | 06/06/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:00:58:59

EP 150 | Our Biggest Pet Peeves in Wrestling | 05/30/18

5/31/2018
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This week, Nick and Vaughn talk about their biggest pet peeves in wrestling today. From inside the ring to outside the ring, the guys go in-depth on some things they just don't like about the industry, which made for some great conversation. 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 Continue Reading The post EP 150 | Our Biggest Pet Peeves in Wrestling | 05/30/18 appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:06:04

EP 149 | Analyzing the WWE/Fox Deal | 05/23/18​

5/24/2018
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WWE and Fox have reportedly agreed on a deal for SmackDown Live totaling over $1 billion. Yes, $1 BILLION. So, on this week's episode, Nick and Vaughn give their reaction to the reported news and discuss all the aspects that may come with a deal such as that. What does it mean for SmackDown if it is indeed heading Continue Reading The post EP 149 | Analyzing the WWE/Fox Deal | 05/23/18​ appeared first on Wildfire Radio.

Duration:01:07:39

EP 148 | All In Sold Out, WWE’s TV Rights, Hulk’s Apology and Rousey’s Title Shot | 05/16/18

5/17/2018
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This week, Nick (@nickpiccone) and Vaughn (@VaughnMJohnson) discuss the historic less-than-an-hour sellout of independent wrestling's biggest show of the year, All In, which takes place on September 1st at the Sears Centre in suburban Chicago. The guys talk about what went into making this professional wrestling event and what it means for the near future of independent wrestling if this event exceeds Continue Reading The post EP 148 | All In Sold Out, WWE’s TV Rights, Hulk’s Apology and...

Duration:01:18:05