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Voices of Wrestling is a different type of wrestling blog. Our goal is to take an intelligent, deep look at the art of professional wrestling (past and present). We specialize in show reviews and insights from all across the world of professional wrestling.

Voices of Wrestling is a different type of wrestling blog. Our goal is to take an intelligent, deep look at the art of professional wrestling (past and present). We specialize in show reviews and insights from all across the world of professional wrestling.
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Voices of Wrestling is a different type of wrestling blog. Our goal is to take an intelligent, deep look at the art of professional wrestling (past and present). We specialize in show reviews and insights from all across the world of professional wrestling.

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Episodes

91: Wrestlenomics Radio: NXT moves to USA Network, going head-to-head with AEW on cable

8/21/2019
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Brandon Thurston is joined by Chris Gullo to talk about the news of NXT moving to USA Network. Background reading: Press release (https://corporate.wwe.com/investors/news/press-releases/2019/08-20-2019-140343362) Showbuzzdaily: Record of WWE NXT viewership on Dec 17, 2017 (https://www.cagesideseats.com/wwe/2017/12/14/16778800/ratings-for-nxts-first-show-on-the-usa-network-are-in) Seeking Alpha notes on MKM speculation on value of NXT deal...

Duration:00:47:37

45: Open The Voice Gate: You Won't Like It When Genki's Angry...

8/20/2019
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Open the Voice Gate is back to talk about the August lead to Dragon Gate's big shows in Tokyo and Sendai. Case (http://www.twitter.com/_inyourcase) and Mike (http://twitter.com/fujiiheya) touch on the first shows in the Ben-K era, talk about the new gaijin making their DG appearance, the incredible main event at Korakuen and semi-main event in Kobe, and preview Dangerous Gate on 8/24 and Gate of Origin on 9/1. Closing out the show, the pair talk about the Toryumon upload for this month on...

Duration:02:12:27

Music of the Mat #66: Finn Balor

8/20/2019
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On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew and guest Lee Malone (Days of Thunder) take a look at the themes of Finn Balor, previously known for many years as Prince Devitt. From the "Irish Captor" who was the best around, to the "Real Rock 'n' Rolla" who was leading Bullet Club, to the Demon Days in WWE, Andrew and Lee dive into Balor's many theme songs over the years.

Duration:01:00:32

70: Super J-Cast: G1 Climax - Royal Quest & Super J-Cup Previews

8/18/2019
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Buy a T-Shirt at: https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast Follow us on Twitter: @thesuperjcast Discord Link: https://discord.gg/zWEgNK5 Editor Dan: Check his Band @escapetheboxuk

Duration:02:20:04

STR 364. Take Off Your Hoser

8/16/2019
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Canada week concludes. Chris and Jeff go over the doings north of the border. What was worth seeing if you haven't seen it. When do losses get you over? the NXT Takeover "hot takes" episode is at http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:01:06:48

32: Everything Elite 32: All Out, TV news, New Talent, AEW in NYC? and BTE!

8/16/2019
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Welcome to Episode 32 of Everything Elite! This week, AB, Nate and Mike are back to talk about the news this week in All Elite Wrestling and the Elite Extended Universe. This week, the gang talk about the build to All Out, including two interesting Road Tos, the status of AEW on television stations outside of the United States, what's been planned for the first few weeks on TNT, Orange Cassidy being signed, and others who might be in the company in the future, NYC news, a whole lot about...

Duration:01:24:53

VOW Flagship: G1 Finals, KENTA/Shibata & WWE SummerSlam Review

8/15/2019
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Note: ~20 minutes of discussion about Shibata's angle and all-time great heel turns (1:50:07) is missing from the file. Our recorder without reason stopped working thus eliminating far and away the best 20 minutes in this show's history. This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast Joe and Rich discuss the NJPW G1 Climax 29 Finals, Jay White's rise to superstardom, Kota Ibushi's moment in the sun, the incredible KENTA heel turn and speculate on the return of Katsuyori Shibata....

Duration:02:49:39

107: Wrestling Omakase #107: NJPW G1 Climax 29 Wrap-Up (Nights 15-19) w/ Sean & Andy

8/14/2019
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This week on Wrestling Omakase it's time to finally put a wrap on the 29th G1 Climax! John is joined by returning guests Andy (https://twitter.com/trillyrobinson) and Sean (https://twitter.com/SASedor2994) to break down the final five nights of the G1 and then talk macro thoughts on the entire tournament. This includes of course much talk of Tetsuya Naito coming up short yet again, and John gives a passionate defense of Naito fans from the many people attacking the group. We talk lots of...

Duration:02:53:33

69: Super J-Cast: G1 Climax - The Finals Instant Reaction

8/12/2019
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On this week's Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon give you a 1.5 hour instant reaction show covering the G1 Finals. We break down Block A and B Final nights and give you our thoughts on Jay White vs Kota Ibushi along with our takes on Naito , KENTA, Okada and Wrestle Kingdom

Duration:01:26:23

68: Super J-Cast: G1 Climax - Nights 15 & 16 Review and Budokan Hall Finals Preview

8/9/2019
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On this week's Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon give you a bonus two hours of G1 content with reviews of nights 15 and 16 along with Block A and B Finals previews. Match reviews, star performances, and all the news of the week jammed into a bonus show to get you set for the G1 Finals. Buy a T-Shirt at : https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast Follow us on Twitter : @thesuperjcast Discord Link : https://discord.gg/zWEgNK5 (https://discordapp.com/invite/8zjHxnh) Edited by Andrew Rich Follow...

Duration:01:49:05

STR 363. SummerSlam/Takeover previews

8/9/2019
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Chris and Jeff go through all the matches for the WWE's weekend in Toronto.

Duration:01:06:51

26: BritWres Roundtable: Unions, NXT UK, Smallman & State of the Pod

8/9/2019
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The full crew in back together for the first time in quite a while, and they are hear to talk about a very newsworthy week in BritWres. Between unions, owners leaving, contract situation changes there's a lot going on, and we even manage to get to some actual wrestling talk too.

Duration:02:04:38

31: Everything Elite 31: TNT Premiere Sells Out, Triplemania, All Out, Stardom, OWE & BTE!

8/8/2019
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Welcome to Episode 31 of Everything Elite! This week, AB, Nate and Mike are back to talk about the news this week in All Elite Wrestling and the Elite Extended Universe. This week, AB takes a massive victory lap in predicting AEW on TNT's premiere episode selling out. After that, the gang talks about the next few weeks of TV, where it's going to be, what can we learn from this, and how things might be going forward. From there, they discuss the Road to All Out, including both AEW's...

Duration:01:26:21

VOW Flagship: TripleMania, G1 Climax Final Stretch, SummerSlam Weekend

8/7/2019
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This week on a loaded episode of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast, Joe and Rich review AAA TripleMania, discuss the final few nights of NJPW's G1 Climax 29 including scenarios that can play out in both blocks and finish the show with a preview of the WWE SummerSlam weekend including Sunday's main show and NXT TakeOver: Toronto II.

Duration:03:07:59

Music of the Mat #65: Real Songs from the Territories Vol. 2

8/6/2019
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On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew and Jeff Hawkins (Shake Them Ropes) reunite for another round of real mainstream songs from the territory days of pro wrestling. But this time, there's a twist: The pair discuss songs that DID NOT make for great themes. Artists featured include David Bowie, Bobby McFerrin, Bruce Springsteen, Katrina and the Waves, and more!

Duration:01:05:59

67: Super J-Cast: G1 Climax - Nights 11-14 Review

8/5/2019
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On this week's Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon motor on with nights 12 , 13 and 14 including match reviews, news, and thoughts on Naito vs Takagi, Okada vs SANADA, Jay White vs Jon Moxley, and Ibushi vs Tanahashi. Plus we talk sports mascots, what we'd do with EVIL, White in G1, and answer your questions. A packed show logging in at over 2.5 hours of G1 talk!

Duration:02:50:30

106: Wrestling Omakase #106: NJPW G1 Climax 29 (Nights 8-14) w/ Hannah

8/4/2019
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This week on Wrestling Omakase it's our big giant G1 Climax catch-up special as we head into the home stretch of wrestling's biggest tournament! John is joined by returning guest Hannah (https://twitter.com/HannahYoleau) to talk about SEVEN NIGHTS of G1 action from New Japan, covering Nights 8 through 14. We're making up for one week off as we cover a ton of matches, everything from stuff we absolutely adored (including one FULL FIVE and two that were damn close) but also some of the weakest...

Duration:02:27:25

VOW Flagship: AEW TNT Debut, NJPW/ROH, TripleMania & more!

8/2/2019
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Better late than never Flagship featuring quick hitters on AEW ticket sales for their TNT debut, the NJPW/ROH relationship, Gunner Miller, Kento/Zeus, NOAH N1 Victory, AAA TripleMania preview, Harley Race thoughts, and a thorough, deep-dive analysis of Japanese business in 2019 across 8 promotions

Duration:02:06:36

STR 362. Crime Scenes

8/2/2019
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A whodunit on Smackdown and we know who broke into Chris' place. A little bit of Harly Race (RIP) chat and lots of bad scripting for female characters, as we go through the shows of WWE this week.

Duration:01:09:18

30: Everything Elite 30: TV Debut News, Road to ALL OUT, Talent Notes and BTE!

8/1/2019
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Welcome to Episode 30 of Everything Elite! This week, AB, Nate and Mike are back to talk about the news this week in All Elite Wrestling and the Elite Extended Universe. This week, the gang about more of the AEW on TNT news as tickets go on sale tomorrow. Then, they talk about the latest Road to ALL OUT, Vince McMahon stoking the WWE vs AEW drama, more talent notes including how confusing wrestling promotion relationships are, and AAA's Triplemania show this weekend with AEW talent on it....

Duration:01:23:54