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Voices of Wrestling Podcast Network


The Voices of Wrestling Podcast Network features a number of thoughtful, in-depth and passionate pro wrestling, sports and pop culture podcasts.

The Voices of Wrestling Podcast Network features a number of thoughtful, in-depth and passionate pro wrestling, sports and pop culture podcasts.


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The Voices of Wrestling Podcast Network features a number of thoughtful, in-depth and passionate pro wrestling, sports and pop culture podcasts.




STR 397. Wrestlemania Preview

Brought to you this week by Roman, go to http://GetRoman.com/VOW for a free online visit and free two day shipping. It's WWE's big week and we break down both shows. There's something oddly familiar about this show. We think you'll enjoy the surprise inside.


Open the Voice Gate: Rewind and Rewatch 1 - Open the Historical Gate

Welcome to a new series on Open the Voice Gate, where Case (https://twitter.com/_inyourcase) and Mike (https://twitter.com/fujiiheya) are Rewinding and Rewatching the Dragon Gate USA era of shows. Starting with this episode, then going biweekly until the promotion gets back going again, Case and Mike are covering each show in the history of DGUSA! In this first episode, they go back to 2009 to discuss the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Show of the Year: Open the Historical Gate from July...


5 Star Match Game #13: WrestleMania

WrestleMania is still going on, and so is the 5 Star Match Game! We are back with our second round of Mania trivia, and we’re joined by returning champion Matt Fauerstein (@mayormgf), returning non-champion Justin Shapiro (@jmshapyro) and new contestant Trevor Dame (@TrevorDame) as we head through trivia covering all 35 Manias! Matt breaks the system! Justin names names! Trevor is also here! You can’t be at Mania, but you can always join us at the 5 Star Match Game!


STR 396. Prevailing Circumstances

Covid-19 wreaks havoc on the Wrestlemania card which is in the can. We don't spoil the matches but we do tell you who you won't be seeing. Also, week 2 of Brodie Lee and Matt Hardy, is a Boneyard a Graveyard. We tried taping this one via Zoom to get things out quicker, let us know the good and bad by DMing @ShakethemRopes


Wrestlenomics Radio: 100th Episode, Investors' Understanding of WWE

As we remain quarantined at home, the wrestling business continues on. Brandon Thurston talks about these topics: -COVID19 risks, Roman Reigns pulls out of Wrestlemania match -Vince McMahon enters into stock sale agreement with Morgan Stanley -Is WWE’s PPV rights deal dead? -WWE COVID19 risk model -Paul Levesque’s new corporate title -How do investors and analysts think about WWE’s business? Visit the newly revamped wrestlenomics.com for data sources and blog posts. Follow...


Everything Elite 65: AEW Dynamite, Production Stuff, ELITE OR DELETE, Jericho/Hardy, Brodie Lee debuts and more!

Welcome to Episode 65 of Everything Elite! This week, AB, Nate and Mike are back to talk all about All Elite Wrestling and the Elite Extended Universe. This week, the gang starts off talking about the changes between the first week of running shows with no fans with the second. Then they play the ESTABLISHED MONTHS AGO game of ELITE AND DELETE, talk about ratings, and review the rest of this week’s episode of Dynamite! Our podcast provider, RedCircle, offers the listeners the option to...


VOW Flagship: Broken Matt Hardy Rant, Dragon Gate, AJPW & more!

The last week where we may have too much wrestling to cover. We'll talk this week's AEW Dynamite including the much-discussed Broken Matt Hardy segment to close the show, the issue with WWE empty arena shows, NXT, Dragon Gate & AJPW including the huge Triple Crown Championship switch.


Wednesday War Games #24: AEW (Broken Matt Hardy Returns) vs. NXT (Killer Krossing)

Liam finally returns to Wednesday War Games as he and Garrett talk about the first week of AEW and NXT going head to head with full empty arena shows. They break down the disaster that was the Matt Hardy/Chris Jericho segment, talk Brodie Lee as Vince McMahon, Killer Kross being revealed, Animal Crossing and Triple H's role as "The Creator".


Super J-Cast: 100 - Even More Social Distance Edition

Joel and Damon are here to help you through your social distance lock downs. We discuss our personal lockdown situations, Damon's self quarantine, NJPW scrapping Sakura Genesis 2020, and pro wrestling shows in Tokyo. The boys also discuss our Watch-Along series of classic matches, plus we get permission to share the first Super J-Cast fan fiction!


Open the Voice Gate - Open the Empty Arena Gate

Open the Voice Gate is back! Case (https://twitter.com/_inyourcase) and Mike (https://twitter.com/fujiiheya) talk about the Glorious Gate Kobe Sambo Hall show that aired live on YouTube for free: https://youtu.be/eo8B5qfqzHU So they talk all about the first Dragongate show in three weeks. Topics very from how they geared this show for an empty arena, Ben-K now four months out of losing the title, Yoshino’s retirement road, and the rise of Dragon Dia. A fun show about a fun show! Our...


JBA: Stardom's Cinderella Tournament, Ice Ribbon 3/14, & much more!

Aaron and Taylor preview Stardom’s Cinderella Tournament, including everything you need to know if you’ve never seen the tournament before. After that, they review Ice Ribbon’s 3/14 Korakuen Hall show in-depth before discussing all the news around the joshi world, including the Joshi Rookie Tournament bracket, Himeka Arita’s future, and a lawsuit involving Tam Nakano and Rossy Ogawa. The show continues with bite-sized reviews of recent smaller shows, Aaron and Taylor’s recommended matches...


STR 395. Novy, Don't Take Your Love to Town

AEW goes open air empty arena, NXT goes clip show. On the main roster, Gronk and Austin don't rise to the occasion. But there were some gems: Otis, Daniel Bryan's vanity promotion, and of course Asuka being the best member of the commentary team. Plus we start with way too much Kenny Rogers talk.


Sarah & Sarah #20 - Journey through 16 Carat 2020

Welcome to this wXw 16 Carat Gold episode of Sarah & Sarah. Joining MDK Sarah/Sarah Flann on this episode is her Journey Through Guerrilla Island hosts, Emma, Barry and Zig, as get into the fun social aspect of the weekend, the standout matches, the insane Ambition super fight as well as David Starr's exit from the company, his match with Bobby Gunns as well as the influence of NXT UK on the company as a whole. Also, who was on their flight home? You'll have to listen to find out


Wrestling Omakase #137: DDT Judgement & BJW 25th Anniversary Show w/ Thomas

This week on Wrestling Omakase we talk DDT's return to running shows in front of audiences and Big Japan's 25th Anniversary Show! John is joined by returning guest Thomas (@rasslinratings) as the two talk a little about Coronavirus lockdowns (but not a lot, we promise....) and the controversial decision from virtually every promotion in Japan (save NJPW, which might be coming soon) to start running full shows in front of audiences again. We then turn our attention to two shows, one from one...


Wrestlenomics Radio: Highest Attendances and Live Gates in Wrestling History

*The latest news on COVID19's effect on the wrestling business. *Paul Levesque's new EVP title. *What are people actually referring to when they say 'attendance'? Brandon Thurston gives an overview of the most highly-attended wrestling events of modern times. Live gate (revenue generated from ticket sales) is better understood than attendance in more recent times. The most lucrative events in wrestling history are largely Wrestlemania events. Events bought by authoritarian governments also...


VOW Flagship: WrestleMania, Bouncin' Around Japan & more!

We're back with another episode talking all the latest in pro wrestling including moving WrestleMania to the Performance Center for a two-day event, the potential dangers of still running wrestling shows, Joe & Rich Recommend Matches to Each Other & Bouncin' Around Japan


Everything Elite 64: AEW Dynamite, Matt Hardy & Brodie Lee debuts, Hangman Meter, ELITE or DELETE and more!

Welcome to Episode 64 of Everything Elite! This week, AB, Nate and Mike are back to talk all about All Elite Wrestling and the Elite Extended Universe. This episode is a bit of different episode of EE, where we first talk about the circumstances and event of last night’s episode of AEW Dynamite. The three give their thoughts on if the show should have happened, how it was presented, and the thoughts about the promotion going forward. After that, they talk about the big debuts of Brodie Lee...


Super J-Cast: 99 - Social Distance Edition

Joel and Damon are back with an entertaining show fueled by coronavirus social distance practices. We discuss how we are holding up, Joel as a new father, wrestling being shut down and the hopeful return of NJPW. The boys also discuss our Watch-Along series of classic matches, get set straight on fan fiction communities, plus we answer a ton of questions.


Music of the Mat #81: Ruthless Aggression Divas

On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew and returning guest Sean Flynn discuss a selection of WWE Diva themes from the Ruthless Aggression Era! Andrew and Sean delve into a time when bra and panties matches, bikini photo shoots, and Diva Dodgeball were all the rage. Oh, and there was some actual wrestling too, I suppose. Themes featured include Trish Stratus, Lita, Gail Kim, Torrie Wilson, and many more! Follow Music of the Mat on Twitter: @MusicoftheMat Follow Andrew on Twitter:...


STR Special Edition: Beyond the Mat 20 Years Later

*EXPLICIT LANGUAGE* Back in June of 2019, on the somewhat dormant Patreon, Chris and Jeff recorded a look back at Beyond the Mat, which is now back on Netflix. Jeff went to a Universal employee screening when it first came out, and he and Chris go through what opinions have changed, what aged well, what didn't. Also a few odd sidebars here and there. If you're holed up, give it a watch and then give us a listen.