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POST Wrestling w/ John Pollock & Wai Ting


John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw, SmackDown, NJPW, ROH, UFC and discuss the latest in pro wrestling news.

John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw, SmackDown, NJPW, ROH, UFC and discuss the latest in pro wrestling news.


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John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw, SmackDown, NJPW, ROH, UFC and discuss the latest in pro wrestling news.






POST PROFILE: Silva vs. Sonnen - Ten Years Later

John Pollock documents one of the biggest feuds in MMA history that led to Anderson Silva defending the UFC middleweight championship against Chael Sonnen in August 2010 at UFC 117. Clips courtesy: -UFC -MMA Fighting -Wrestling Observer Radio (Aug. 7, 2010) -MMA Weekly (“Chael Sonnen Talks Beating Marquardt”, Feb. 9, 2010) -The Jim Rome Show Music Courtesy: Too Cool by Kevin MacLeod Link: License:...


RAD 8/5/20: Jericho-Cassidy Debate, Nick Khan-WWE, Raw Ratings

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss AEW Dynamite featuring the debate between Chris Jericho & Orange Cassidy with moderator Eric Bischoff, and tons of news including Raw ratings and WWE hiring Nick Khan. [00:01:15] NEWS OF THE DAY Report on changes toWWE’s taping scheduleWWE Raw ratingsincluding a big analysis of how Raw Underground performed in the third hourWWE hires Nick Khanfrom CAAThe passing of former Toronto-based wrestlerJaguar Vijay SinghHiroshi Tanahashi clearedfor this week’s...


RAR 8/3/20: Raw Underground, Rock-XFL, TNT-Dynamite

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss WWE Raw featuring the return of Shane McMahon with Raw Underground, Montez Ford is poisoned, and we chat all the latest news including the sale of the XFL. [00:02:56] NEWS OF THE DAY XFL sold for $15 millionto a group that includes Dwayne JohnsonTNT’s NBA programmingleads to programming adjustments for AEW DynamiteWWE set to hold another draftin the fallMJF to challenge for the AEW titleat All Out on Sept. 5Episode 1 ofAEW Women’s Tag Team Cup...


WWE Q2 2020 Earnings Report & Analysis w/ Brandon Thurston

Brandon Thurston of Wrestlenomics joins John Pollock to discuss and analyze WWE’s second-quarter earnings report and subsequent call with media analysts on its performance this quarter. The two dive into the enormous profit they posted, the savings throughout the pandemic while maintaining its television commitments, the introduction of the free tier to the WWE Network, a surprising jump in its consumer products division, and the response to declining television numbers following several...


RAD 7/29/20: MJF’s Address, Matt Cardona & Ariane Appear

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss AEW Dynamite with the arrival of several new faces to the company, Excalibur misses the show, Raw ratings, an interview with Cody & more. [00:12:02] NEWS OF THE DAY Excaliburoff Wednesday’s AEW Dynamite broadcastWWE Raw ratingslead to another low viewership figure and falls in the third hourCody speaks to ESPNabout Mike Tyson, Rey Mysterio, free agents and & AEW businessNew Japanannounces matches andKOPW titleahead of Summer Struggle card at Jingu...


RAR 7/27/20: Kairi Sane’s Farewell, McIntyre vs. Orton, DDT/NOAH

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss WWE Raw including Asuka vs. Sasha Banks and a farewell to Kairi Sane, lots of WWE business notes and the announcement of DDT and NOAH’s merger. [00:14:21] NEWS OF THE DAY DDT and NOAH announce mergerunder the new banner of CyberFightWWE holds shareholders’ meetingwith notes on TV ratings, WWE Network strategy, NXT, and its response to the pandemicGilbert Melendez suspendedfor two years after going to arbitration with USADA [00:42:14] Monday’s show featured...


TRMPS #19: Fast & Furious 6 (2013) w/ Joey Lewandowski & Joe Two

This month on The Rocky Maivia Picture Show, Nate Milton takes another trip to the “Fastiverse” with Joey Lewandowski & Joe Two (2 Fast 2 Forever). The guys sit down in the theater (six feet apart, of course) to review the 2013 box-office blockbuster, “Fast & Furious 6”! Topics discussed include: The evolution of the Agent Hobbs character, the importance of Justin Lin to the franchise, the over-the-top stunt scenes, the introduction of the Shaw brothers, Gina Carano vs. Ronda Rousey, Lucas...


RAD 7/22/20: “Kings-Rhodes”, Stephanie McMahon, Raw Ratings

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss AEW featuring Chris Jericho & Jake Hager vs. Jurassic Express, Eddie Kingston answers Cody’s open challenge, Stephanie McMahon does a big interview and Raw has another bad number. [00:13:16] NEWS OF THE DAY WWE Raw ratingslead to second-lowest viewership, tie their lowest 18-49 ratingStephanie McMahoncovers lots of WWE topics including COVID-19 testing, social changes & adjustments they have made throughout the pandemicChris Jericho’s Rock ‘N Rager at...


RAR 7/20/20: RK-Show, Ric Flair Off Raw, BTE

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss WWE Raw and the fallout from The Horror Show at Extreme Rules, the NY Post’s story on Ric Flair, and your feedback. [00:02:45] NEWS OF THE DAY Report on Kairi Sanefinishing up with WWE after Monday’s tapingsRic Flairconfirms his wifeWendy Barlowhas COVID-19Karl Anderson & Luke Gallowson Being the EliteBobby Fultonundergoes surgeryafter learning cancer has returnedFriday Night SmackDownratingIsrael Adesanya vs. Paulo Costaat UFC 253 on September 19th ...


WWE The Horror Show at Extreme Rules POST Show

John Pollock & Wai Ting review WWE The Horror Show at Extreme Rules featuring Braun Strowan vs. Bray Wyatt in a Swamp Match, Asuka vs. Sasha Banks for the Raw Women’s Championship, and Seth Rollins vs. Rey Mysterio in an Eye for an Eye Match. We also share our thoughts on Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson‘s interview with Ryan Satin on Talk’n Shop discussing their releases from WWE, dealings with AEW, Impact, Saudi Arabia and more. Plus, your phone calls and feedback from the POST Wrestling...


Impact Slammiversary POST Show

John Pollock is joined by Nate Milton and Davie Portman for a review of Impact Wrestling’s Slammiversary pay-per-view as they crowned a new Impact champion and had multiple surprises. The three provide an update on the state of Impact Wrestling going into this card, the promotion of the show around the surprises and whether expectations were met, the overall interest in the product, and how Impact has gone about producing shows during the pandemic. Then, they break down the pay-per-view...


RAD 7/15/20: Fight for the Fallen, 18-49 Demos, Slammiversary

John Pollock and Wai Ting review AEW Fight for the Fallen with Jon Moxley vs. Brian Cage, along with a discussion on this week’s Raw numbers, Tony Khan’s media interviews, and a preview of Impact Slammiversary. [00:12:50] NEWS OF THE DAY WWE Raw ratingsfrom Monday fall beneath 1.6 million viewersTony Khandoes the media rounds promoting Fight for the FallenBellatorannounces it return for July 24 [00:38:17] Wednesday’s Fight for the Fallen was headlined by the AEW title match pitting Jon...


RAR 7/13/20: Eye For An Eye, Kevin Owens, UFC 251 Buys

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss WWE Raw and the Night of Grudge Matches, the WWE’s mask policy with Kevin Owens speaking on it, and reports on the UFC 251 buys. [00:24:12] NEWS OF THE DAY Kevin Owensaddresses WWE’s new policy regarding masks being mandatorySeveral reports stateUFC 251 did 1.3 million buysNJPW releases line-ups forNew Japan Road & Sengoku Lord [00:49:40] On Raw, it was the Night of Grudge Matches headlined by Bayley & Sasha Banks defending the WWE women’s tag titles...


UFC 251 POST SHOW: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal

John Pollock & Phil Chertok present the UFC 251 POST Show with a rundown of Saturday’s card from Abu Dhabi headlined by Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal for the UFC welterweight title. John & Phil discuss the fights in-depth featuring three championship fights on the pay-per-view including Alexander Volkanovski vs. Max Holloway in a rematch for the UFC featherweight title, and Petr Yan taking on Jose Aldo for the vacant UFC bantamweight title. Plus, a rematch between former strawweight...


UFC 251 Preview Show: Usman vs. Masvidal

John Pollock & Phil Chertok are back with their UFC 251 Preview Show ahead of this Saturday’s card from Abu Dhabi on Yas Island. They go through the new main event with Jorge Masvidal replacing Gilbert Burns to challenge UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman, as well as the other title fights involving a featherweight title rematch between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway, and Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo for the vacant bantamweight title. Tune in Saturday night at...


RAD 7/8/20: AEW Fyter Fest Part 2, WWE 365 Ricochet

John Pollock and Wai Ting review AEW Fyter Fest Part 2 featuring Chris Jericho vs. Orange Cassidy, plus a rundown of the news including Matt Riddle’s video statement, WWE ratings, and a review of WWE 365: Ricochet. [00:10:24] NEWS OF THE DAY Matt Riddle posts a videodenying allegations of sexual assault and sexual abuseMore information comes out regardingHana KimuraonTerrace HouseWWE RawandFriday Night SmackDown ratingsFighters & others flaggedby UFC prior to Abu Dhabi cards [00:34:25]...


RAR 7/6/20: Eye Rolling Stipulation

John Pollock and Wai Ting discuss WWE Raw featuring Bayley vs. Asuka, the latest COVID-19 news in WWE, the contractual status of Rey Mysterio, UFC 251 updates and more. [00:02:41] NEWS OF THE DAY Jay Lethal respondsto allegations against himAdditional COVID-19 casesfollowing the latest round of testing by WWERey Mysterioworking without a WWE contractJorge Masvidal replaces Gilbert Burnsin the main event of UFC 251 this weekend [00:33:05] On Raw, the show was headlined by a Champion vs....


POST INTERVIEW: Emily Pratt talks Speaking Out movement

John Pollock & Wai Ting are joined by Emily Pratt (freelance writer for FanFyte and Deadlock; formerly of Uproxx) to discuss the Speaking Out movement, responses from wrestling promotions, fan perceptions of accused talent, the media’s handling of the stories, and her thoughts on the return of Hirai Kawato a.k.a. Master Wato to New Japan. Keep up with Emily via Twitter and check out her catalogue of work here. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | ...


L&WRR #1: Hayabusa & Shinzaki vs. Misawa & Akiyama (11/27/97) w/ Scrump

The Long & Winding Royal Road’s first episode with WH Park looks at a hidden gem as he and Scrump of the PWTcast take a look at a match from the 1997 Real World Tag League (Day 10): Hayabusa & Jinsei Shinzaki vs. Mitsuharu Misawa & Jun Akiyama. They look at the history of Hayabusa as an outsider from FMW participating in All Japan Pro Wrestling and the ‘97 RWTL. Also, Scrump gives his impressions of watching his first ever All Japan match. Click here to watch the match. Check out the...


POST PURORESU: New Japan Cup, Master Wato, G-1 Update

John Pollock and WH Park are back for an update on all the major promotions including the return of New Japan Pro Wrestling. The two chat about the New Japan Cup, the top matches of the tournament, next weekend’s final, and the two cards in Osaka. Plus, the return of Hirai Kawato as Master Wato. Other topics include an update on the G-1, All Japan’s recent show with Suwama vs. Shotaro Ashino, the situation involving Will Ospreay, Kyoko Kimura’s recent comments about Fuji TV and Bushiroad,...