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Reliving the greatest era of professional wrestling, one legendary conversation at a time. Former WWE announcer Sean Mooney sits down with pro wrestling legends of the 80s, 90s, and today - every Wednesday - to talk in-depth about their lives inside and outside of the ring.

Reliving the greatest era of professional wrestling, one legendary conversation at a time. Former WWE announcer Sean Mooney sits down with pro wrestling legends of the 80s, 90s, and today - every Wednesday - to talk in-depth about their lives inside and outside of the ring.
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United States

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Reliving the greatest era of professional wrestling, one legendary conversation at a time. Former WWE announcer Sean Mooney sits down with pro wrestling legends of the 80s, 90s, and today - every Wednesday - to talk in-depth about their lives inside and outside of the ring.

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@MLW

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English


Episodes

The Rise of Hulk Hogan: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 18

8/17/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 18 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan"! Sean and Hacksaw talk about the rise of Hulk Hogan, beginning with his original run in the WWF in 1980, to his return to WWF a few years later that would change the landscape of professional wrestling forever. So grab your 2 x 4, sit back, and listen! Hoooo!! Need more Mooney? Join Team Mooney over on Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes, clips, Q&As, live watchalongs and so much more!...

Duration:01:42:20

"The Patriot" Del Wilkes

8/14/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney," we welcome "The Patriot" Del Wilkes! Del talks about how important patriotism has been throughout his life, dating back to a young age. He shares his first pro wrestling memories watching Mid-Atlantic wrestling, and being fascinated by personalities such as Wahoo McDaniel and The Briscoe Brothers. Del talks about playing college football, his short stint in the NFL with the Falcons and Buccaneers, and his transition to wrestling after being cut -...

Duration:02:09:51

Sean Mooney Wrestles with Something New...The Facts of Life After 40

8/10/2019
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Mooney talking...SEX?? On this special BONUS episode, Sean Mooney gives Prime Time listeners a peek into his NEW podcast, "Upside of 40 with Sean Mooney", a podcast for men 'of a certain age' who are wrestling with the facts of life of 40 and beyond. From relationships, travel, careers, food, wine, sports, and yes...even sex. So listen in, as we go under the covers with certified sex therapist Jessa Zimmerman to talk about common struggles men over 40 have when it comes to sex and intimacy...

Duration:00:55:59

Jerry Jarrett

8/7/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney", we welcome legendary promoter and father of WWE Hall of Famer Jeff Jarrett, Mr. Jerry Jarrett! Jerry shares memories of being introduced to pro wrestling, selling tickets to shows as a kid, and when he discovered wrestling was a work. Jerry talks about the creation of the Continental Wrestling Association (CWA), and training to become a wrestler himself. Jerry discusses his relationship with Jerry Lawler and the McMahon family, and talks about...

Duration:01:33:46

Hacksaw & The Iron Sheik: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 17

8/3/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 17 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan"! Sean and Hacksaw talk about the infamous incident involving Hacksaw and The Iron Shiek that many say killed kayfabe forever. They talk about what led up to the incident and how it affected Hacksaw's career. So grab your 2 x 4, sit back, and listen! Hoooo! Need more Mooney? Join Team Mooney over on Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes, clips, Q&As, live watchalongs and so much more!...

Duration:01:29:00

Savio Vega

7/31/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney", we welcome former WWE Superstar, Savio Vega! Savio talks about the rich history of pro wrestling in Puerto Rico, and the influence that Carlos Colon and others had on the business. Savio reminisces about the 80s and 90s, and why that time period was so special in pro wrestling. Savio also talks about the influence of the World Wrestling Council, working with WWE stars in Puerto Rico, and some his first experiences with the WWE, including working...

Duration:01:12:40

WBF World Bodybuilding Federation: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 16

7/27/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 16 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan"! Sean and Hacksaw talk about Vince McMahon's foray into bodybuilding with the World Bodybuilding Federation. Hacksaw talks about being a WWE Superstar while the WBF was being formed, and the impact the steroid trial had on the WBF. So grab your 2 x 4, sit back, and listen! Need more Mooney? Join Team Mooney over on Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes, clips, Q&As, live watchalongs and so much...

Duration:00:53:04

Dark Side of the Ring's Jason Eisener & Evan Husney

7/24/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney", we welcome not one great guest, but TWO, as the creators of Viceland's hit series, Dark Side of the Ring, Jason Eisener & Evan Husney join us! Evan and Jason talk about how the project came together, citing their fascination with "Unsolved Mysteries." They also discuss how the initial pilot on Bruiser Brody came about, why Bruiser Brody was the right choice, and what Viceland's thoughts were of the pilot. Jason and Evan shed light on how they chose...

Duration:01:22:19

The Rise & Fall of WCW: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 15

7/20/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 15 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan" as Sean and Hacksaw talk all about the rise and fall of WCW! It's a place that Hacksaw knows very well, having been a part of WCW during its best days, as well as the dark times before it ultimately folded. Hacksaw answers many questions, including why he decided to leave WWF for WCW, whether he enjoyed his time there, what the locker room was like, his thoughts on the NWO, and much more!...

Duration:01:41:38

Warlord

7/17/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney", we welcome former WWE Superstar, the mighty Warlord! Warlord talks about getting his start in pro wrestling, including a fateful encounter with Road Warrior Animal at The Gym in Minnesota. He also talks about meeting Dusty Rhodes and training with Ed Sharkey. Warlord reflects on his time in the NWA, teaming up with the Barbarian, as well as the influence Ivan Koloff had on his career. Warlord shares memories of working with the Road Warriors, and...

Duration:01:29:04

Bobby "the Brain" Heenan: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 14

7/13/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 14 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan"! Sean and Hacksaw talk about the life and times of the G.O.A.T., Bobby "The Brain" Heenan. The guys discuss Bobby's amazing talents - from managing some of the all-time greats, to his unbelievable wit and humor as a commentator, and the magical pairing of Bobby and Gorilla Monsoon. Plus, the guys share their personal stories about Bobby and read some of the tributes from the Humanoids. So grab...

Duration:01:17:11

David Penzer

7/10/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney," we welcome a legendary voice in professional wrestling, as ring announcer David Penzer joins us! David talks about getting into pro wrestling as a kid, reading wrestling newsletters, and when he got smartened up to the business. David also talks about the importance of Florida as a territory, and just how stacked the territory was back in the day. David recalls how his dad helped him get a foot in the door in Florida, and shares memories of his...

Duration:01:24:08

WWF Stars That Never Got Over Big: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 13

7/6/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 13 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan"! Sean and Hacksaw talk about stars that never got over big in the WWF, including the likes of Junkyard Dog, Lex Luger, and Dusty Rhodes, who were big stars elsewhere, but never quite got over big time once they joined the WWF. Plus, Sean and Hacksaw look back on last week's podcast about Legends House, and answer fan questions. So grab your 2 x 4, sit back, and listen! Hoooo! Need more Mooney?...

Duration:01:38:29

Joey Ryan

7/3/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney," we welcome indy sensation, Joey Ryan! Joey takes us back to the beginning, growing up as a kid in Los Angeles, and his first experiences with pro wrestling, including his ECW fandom as a teen. Joey explains the differences between the west coast independent scene today vs. back when he was a kid, and reflects on the formation and evolution of Pro Wrestling Guerilla, which he helped start. Joey talks about the grind of being on the indy circuit for...

Duration:01:18:03

Legends House: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 12

6/29/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 12 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan"! Sean and Hacksaw talk all about Legends House! The guys discuss Hacksaw's friendship with "Rowdy" Roddy Piper, how close he came to fighting Tony Atlas, and plenty of behind-the-scenes stories involving Gene Okerlund, Jimmy Hart, Pat Patterson, and the rest of the cast. Plus, Sean talks about his visit to Texas to cover Hurricane Harvey, and the guys answer your questions! So grab your 2 x 4,...

Duration:01:41:18

Barry Horowitz

6/26/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney", we bring you legendary enhancement talent, Barry Horowitz! Barry talks about getting into wrestling as a kid, and training with Boris Malenko, where he would certainly pay his dues. Barry discusses his first matches for the WWWF with Angelo Mosca and Don Muraco, as well as those who had an influence on him early in his career, including Bob Backlund and Jimmy Snuka. Barry also talks about his time in the NWA and being given the "Brett Hart" moniker...

Duration:01:14:16

Jake "The Snake" Roberts: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 11

6/22/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 11 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan"! Sean and Hacksaw talk about the legendary Jake "The Snake" Roberts! How Hacksaw first met Jake, their relationship over the years, Jake's time in the WWE, and some wild stories involving Jake and, yes, his snake! Plus, the guys answer your questions! So grab your 2 x 4, sit back, and listen! Hoooo! Need more Mooney? Join Team Mooney over on Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes, clips, Q&As,...

Duration:02:01:27

Ryback

6/19/2019
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This week on "Prime Time with Sean Mooney", we welcome The Big Guy, Ryback! Ryback talks about growing up in Las Vegas, and how he was able to avoid getting sucked into the lifestyle of gambling and excess. Ryback reflects on his first exposure to WWE as a kid, and talks about his journey to becoming a WWE Superstar, including his time on the $1,000,000 season of Tough Enough. He also discusses what it was like working with Bill DeMott and Al Snow on the show. Plus, Ryback talks about his...

Duration:01:33:36

Survivor Series 1987: PRIME TIME VAULT Ep. 10

6/15/2019
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We open Mooney's Vault to relive Episode 10 of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney and Hacksaw Jim Duggan"! Sean and Hacksaw talk Survivor Series 1987, which included the legendary "Macho Man" Randy Savage, Andre The Giant, "Ravishing" Rick Rude and Hacksaw himself! Plus, the guys weigh-in on Joey Ryan's gimmick, the Mick Foley-Jim Cornette argument over it, along with answering your questions. So grab your 2 x 4, sit back, and listen! Hoooo! Need more Mooney? Join Team Mooney over on Patreon for...

Duration:01:40:46

Earl Hebner

6/12/2019
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We celebrate 2 years of "Prime Time with Sean Mooney"...with what else? Another legendary conversation, as we welcome a man who has literally been in the middle of it all over his 40+ year career, referee Earl Hebner! Earl takes us back to the beginning, working on the ring crew and training with Tommy Young. Earl talks about what it takes to be a good referee and the role referees had in matches back in the day. He reflects on his time working for the NWA, and his memories of working with...

Duration:01:47:38