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John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw, SmackDown, NJPW, ROH, UFC and discuss the latest in pro wrestling news. New shows Tuesdays, Wednesdays and usually more.

John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw, SmackDown, NJPW, ROH, UFC and discuss the latest in pro wrestling news. New shows Tuesdays, Wednesdays and usually more.
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Toronto, ON

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John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw, SmackDown, NJPW, ROH, UFC and discuss the latest in pro wrestling news. New shows Tuesdays, Wednesdays and usually more.

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English

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Episodes

RASD 7/16/19: SmackTown Hall, Bayley’s SummerSlam Opponent

7/16/2019
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John Pollock and Wai Ting review Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown featuring Shane McMahon’s Town Hall with the SmackDown locker room. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:17:07] This week’s episode featured Kevin Owens taking on Dolph Ziggler in the main event, the announcement of Bayley’s opponent for SummerSlam, Randy Orton teaming with Elias & Samoa Joe to take on the New Day, the return of Charlotte Flair, the disappearance of Liv Morgan, a rematch between Aleister Black and Cesaro, and The IIconics defended...

Duration:01:00:50

RAR 7/15/19: The Cross-Branded All-Star Top 10 Battle Royal

7/16/2019
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John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw featuring an All-Star Top 10 Battle Royal to determine Brock Lesnar’s opponent for the Universal title at SummerSlam. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:32:20] The show was built around an exceptionally-wordy Battle Royal and the WWE’s wacky top ten rankings, a Fatal 4-Way Elimination match to determine the #1 contender for the Raw women’s title, Drake Maverick attempts to have sex with his spouse, Maria Kanellis regrets it with hers, and more names are announced...

Duration:01:46:54

WWE Extreme Rules 2019 POST Show

7/15/2019
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John Pollock & Wai Ting review WWE Extreme Rules headlined by Seth Rollins & Becky Lynch defending their championships against Baron Corbin & Lacey Evans. We review the entire show as Brock Lesnar cashes in his MITB contract on a WWE champion, Kofi Kingston defends his WWE title against Samoa Joe, and Aleister Black vs. Cesaro steals the show. Plus we take your phone calls and read your feedback from the POST Wrestling Forum. Watch this show on our YouTube channel:...

Duration:01:19:59

EVOLVE 131: 10th Anniversary POST Show

7/14/2019
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Braden Herrington and Davie Portman are back with a very special episode of upNXT! The BDE chat all about EVOLVE 131: 10th Anniversary from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania featuring Matt Riddle vs. Drew Gulak, JD Drake vs. Austin Theory for the WWN and EVOLVE Championship, Akira Tozawa vs. Drew Gulak for the NXT Championship and much, much more. NXT TakeOver Toronto Tailgate: If you’re in Toronto for SummerSlam weekend, be sure to join the BDE at their upNXT: TakeOver Tailgate event at Wide Open...

Duration:01:31:13

Cruel Summer #14: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (2004) w/ Joey Bay

7/14/2019
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WH Park and Joey Bay discuss the finals of NJPW’s 14th annual G1 Climax tournament: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi from August 15, 2004. Joey is a frequent guest on a number of wrestling related products and has a vast knowledge of wrestling from all over the world. He and WH talk about his Japanese wrestling fandom starting from ROH’s Final Battle 2003, to New Japan starting on Ustream, to today. Other topics include the use of the semi-final format in the G1, the early days of...

Duration:01:10:15

AEW Fight for the Fallen POST Show

7/14/2019
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John Pollock & Wai Ting review AEW Fight for the Fallen from Jacksonville, FL headlined by The Young Bucks vs. Cody & Dustin Rhodes. We review the entire show including Kenny Omega vs. CIMA, Brandi Rhodes vs. Allie, a big promo from Chris Jericho, and the very awkward end to the broadcast. Plus, we take your phone calls and read your feedback from the POST Wrestling Forum. Watch this show on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/W_k1685DO9o AEW Fight for the Fallen Saturday, July 13th,...

Duration:01:29:00

Cruel Summer #13: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Jun Akiyama (2003) w/ JoJo Remy

7/13/2019
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WH Park reunites with his former Japanese Audio Wrestling co-host, JoJo Remy to discuss one of their favourite G1 Climax finals, Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Pro Wrestling NOAH’s Jun Akiyama from August 17, 2003. Other topics include Jeff Farmer (NWO Sting, Super-J), JoJo’s love of ramen and tonkatsu, the close ties between Akiyama and Yuji Nagata, and the domino effect Giant Baba’s death had on Japanese wrestling. Click here to watch this match on New Japan World (account required). WH Park and...

Duration:00:45:01

MLW’s Court Bauer, Wrestling Arcade | Café Hangout

7/12/2019
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On this week’s Café Hangout, John Pollock and Wai Ting talk to Wrestling Arcade’s Brendan Docherty and Rob Naylor about their new Kickstarter project, Pro Wrestling's Greatest Moments: A Pixelated Guide. Court Bauer then joins us to discuss MLW’s first PPV, Saturday Night SuperFight on Nov. 2nd. Plus, a preview of this weekend’s offerings from AEW, NJPW and Evolve. Watch this show and follow the live chat on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3cH4K4xmPA Café Hangouts...

Duration:01:03:40

RASD 7/9/19: Au-Steen vs. McMahon, Extreme Rules Preview

7/10/2019
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John Pollock and Wai Ting review Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown featuring Roman Reigns vs. Dolph Ziggler in the main event heading into Extreme Rules. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:23:31] This week’s episode featured a big start to the show involving Dolph Ziggler and Kevin Owens that led to a new main event and the launch of Owens into a babyface position. Plus, a contract signing between Bayley and Nikki Cross, a preview of Sunday’s three-way match with Daniel Bryan, Xavier Woods & Otis, someone finally...

Duration:01:33:32

RAR 7/8/19: Cedric the Sports Entertainer

7/9/2019
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John Pollock and Wai Ting review Monday’s Extreme Rules go-home edition of WWE Raw featuring a main event where Roman Reigns teamed with a masked janitor against Shane McMahon & Drew McIntyre. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:39:10] From the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, Raw also featured a Beat the Clock Challenge with Bayley and Nikki Cross, the return of Rey Mysterio, and Seth Rollins & Becky Lynch teaming up against Andrade & Zelina Vega. Warning: We Hated This Show! Plus, we preview...

Duration:01:52:45

Impact Slammiversary 2019 POST Show

7/8/2019
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John Pollock is joined by Nate Milton for the Impact Wrestling Slammiversary 2019 POST Show. The two review Sunday’s Slammiversary card from the Gilley's in Dallas featuring an Intergender Main Event between Sami Callihan and Tessa Blanchard promoted throughout the show, a strong Monster's Ball Match for the Knockout's title, the teased return of a former WWE talent, the announcement of Bound for Glory's location, and the Impact title match between Brian Cage and Michael Elgin. Impact...

Duration:01:41:08

Cruel Summer #12: Masahiro Chono vs. Yoshihiro Takayama (2002) w/ Dylan Fox

7/7/2019
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WH Park welcomes back the Eastern Lariat’s Dylan Fox to discuss the finals of NJPW’s 12th G1 Climax tournament: Masahiro Chono vs. Yoshihiro Takayama from August 11, 2002. Dylan and WH also talk about undeserving IWGP Heavyweight and Triple Crown Champions, the history of Makai Club, the influx of “sports entertainment” into New Japan, how other wrestling promotions benefited from the decline in New Japan business and quality. Click here to watch this match on New Japan World (account...

Duration:01:14:54

[FREE PREVIEW] G1 Climax 29 POST Show: Opening Night – Okada vs. Tanahashi

7/7/2019
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[This is a free preview of a Patreon bonus show. Sign-up at POSTwrestlingCafe.com for as little as $6/month to receive all of our bonus podcasts including NJPW reviews, Rewind-A-Wai, The Double Shot and more.] John Pollock & Wai Ting review every tournament match from the G1 Climax 29. Day 1 (July 6) is headlined by Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi and KENTA vs. Kota Ibushi. A BLOCK Saturday, July 6 Dallas, Texas American Airlines Center Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi TanahashiKENTA...

Duration:01:26:48

Cruel Summer #11: Keiji Mutoh vs. Yuji Nagata (2001) w/ Wai Ting

7/6/2019
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WH Park is joined by the other mastermind of POST Wrestling, Wai Ting to discuss the finals of NJPW’s 11th annual G1 Climax tournament: Keiji Mutoh vs. Yuji Nagata from August 12, 2001. WH and Wai discuss the evolution of John Pollock from when they first met him to now, the history of Wai’s wrestling fandom, the renaissance of Keiji Muto in 2001, the infusion of MMA into pro wrestling at this time, and different versions of the Nagata Lock. Click here to watch this match on New Japan...

Duration:01:11:11

Viceland's The Wrestlers Finale: Damian Abraham in Studio | Café Hangout

7/5/2019
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It's the season finale of Viceland's The Wrestlers and host Damian Abraham joins John Pollock and Wai Ting in-person for the entire show. We chat the series as a whole and the final two episodes dealing with Witch Catch wrestling in the Congo and Exóticos battling homophobia in Mexico, plus your calls! Watch The Wrestlers here (US Only): https://www.viceland.com/en_us/show/the-wrestlers Watch this show and follow the live chat on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/nfKxMtNz6bs Café...

Duration:01:10:24

POST Interview: Cody Saftic on UFC 239, Hall of Fame, Media Landscape

7/4/2019
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Cody Saftic returns to the POST Office to chat with John Pollock on all the major stories in Mixed Martial Arts. The two break down the UFC 239 card with Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos and Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm, how Ben Askren will fare against Jorge Masvidal, the 30 UFC fight Diego Sanchez, how important Luke Rockhold’s fight is and what could be in store with a victory, and Gilbert Melendez returns after nearly two years away. Plus, the changing MMA media landscape, a discussion on...

Duration:01:06:16

NJPW G1 Climax 29 Primer

7/4/2019
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Join John Pollock, Wai Ting and WH Park as they preview pro wrestling's biggest tournament of the year in their NJPW G1 Climax 29 Primer. Click here for a full list of the participants in each blockClick herefor the complete G1 Climax 29 schedulePOST WRESTLING’s G1 Climax Contest (Deadline: Thursday at Midnight ET)Double Double, Iced Capp and Espresso patrons can join us for our live stream reviewing Night 1 this Saturday evening. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Spotify | Google Play...

Duration:01:16:17

RASD 7/2/19: Knock Knock Who’s There?

7/3/2019
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John Pollock and Wai Ting review Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown featuring a must-see promo exchange between Kofi Kingston and Samoa Joe. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:36:52] Tuesday’s episode of SmackDown from San Antonio, Texas focused heavily on Kevin Owens as he teamed with Dolph Ziggler in the main event against Heavy Machinery, a stipulation was added to the tag match involving Drew McIntyre & Shane McMahon against The Undertaker & Roman Reigns, Shelton Benjamin’s wandering eyes, Nikki Cross hosts...

Duration:01:28:49

RAR 7/1/19: Raw E. Dangerously

7/2/2019
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After last week’s news that Paul Heyman has been named the Executive Director of WWE Raw, John Pollock and Wai Ting review Monday’s show to see what changes, if any, would be evident. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:24:29] Also on this week’s show from Dallas, Texas: A major angle to lead off the show involving Bobby Lashley and Braun Strowman, a rematch between Ricochet and AJ Styles for the United States title, one 2-of-3 Falls match, Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch team up, a much different pace to...

Duration:01:53:20

Cruel Summer #10: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Kensuke Sasaki (2000) w/ JP Houlihan

6/30/2019
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WH Park is joined by JP Houlihan of the GRAPPL Spotlight podcast to discuss the finals of NJPW’s tenth annual G1 Climax tournament: Manabu Nakanishi vs. Kensuke Sasaki from August 13, 2000. WH and JP talk about his start as a wrestling fan in the U.K., British soap operas, the “realism” of the original Degrassi Jr. High, the wonders of Nakanishi’s Hacksaw Jim Duggan schtick, the dark days of BritWres in the early 2000s and other topics. Click here to watch this match on New Japan World...

Duration:01:20:10