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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

35: Super J-Cast: 2018 Super J-Cast Awards

12/16/2018
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You voted...and now it is time for the Super J-Cast 2018 Awards! We discuss the winners, losers, and close calls for this year's Super J-Cast Awards, get you warmed up for Wrestle Kingdom, quickly review two nights of NJPW at Korakuen Hall, and answer your questions. Jam-packed show logging in at over 2 hours! **Buy A T-Shirt: prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast Discord Link: https://discordapp.com/invite/8zjHxnh Editor Dan: http://www.youtube.com/219films**

Duration:02:33:44

79: Wrestlenomics Radio: New lows for WWE viewership, Eric Bischoff TED talk

12/16/2018
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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard Thurston (@brandonthurston) talk these topics: * WWE viewership new lows: breakdown of viewership and demographics for Raw and Smackdown, female audience continues to decline * Eric Bischoff's TED talk comparing media, politics and pro wrestling Show notes:...

Duration:01:24:46

STR 305. Tots of Knowledge

12/14/2018
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A pretty great 205 Live, the return of Tyler Breeze to Full Sail, and why do people throw Bird scooters into bodies of water? Jeff is still suffering from Captain Trips, be kind. Tip jar patreon http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:00:38:16

VOW Flagship: WK13 Card, ROH Final Battle & WWE TLC

12/14/2018
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*Support our sponsor GRAPPL. Download the GRAPPL app today on App Store and Google Play and start rating matches both past & present!* This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast Joe and Rich do an early preview of NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 13 card, discuss the upcoming Road to Tokyo Dome shows and put a bow on the World Tag League. Additional topics include Mustafa Ali vs. Daniel Bryan, Tyler Breeze's NXT return, WWE Tables, Ladders, Chairs & Stairs as well as a preview of ROH...

Duration:02:41:43

STR 304. Head Cold.

12/12/2018
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Jeff is suffering from a cold but manages to get through a TLC preview and a breakdown of that meta RAW opening with Chris. Cold medicine did not improve the shows. We've started creating patreon content, join us at http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:00:38:08

Music of the Mat #48: Cody Rhodes

12/11/2018
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Wrestling has more than one... royal family. On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew and guest co-host Sean Flynn discuss the theme history of Cody Rhodes. Cody may be the talk of the wrestling town in 2018, but it took him many years, gimmicks, and entrance themes to build his kingdom. From Priceless to Stardust, from "Dashing" to, well, "Undashing," let's look back on the songs that forged an "American Nightmare."

Duration:02:09:41

34: Super J-Cast: World Tag League Finals

12/10/2018
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On this edition of the Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon give you their thoughts on the World Tag League Finals along with the NEVER title situation. The boys also discuss the Kushida / WWE rumors, Wrestle Kingdom announcements and final line up, Will Ospreay for Wrestler Of The Year, and we answer more listener questions. **Buy A T-Shirt: prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast Discord Link: https://discordapp.com/invite/8zjHxnh Editor Dan: http://www.youtube.com/219films**

Duration:02:21:33

Wrestling Omakase #75: AJPW Year in Review 2018 w/ Nathan, Paul & Richie

12/10/2018
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This week on Wrestling Omakase the Year in Review series continues with a look at All Japan! Back for another year, the Year in Review series will focus on a different promotion each week and get you all caught up on them. Didn't see a ton from their year? Feel like you need a refresher course? We go through as much of the year as we can in chronological order, highlighting stuff you may have missed along the way. Then we discuss our picks from the promotion for the traditional...

Duration:02:19:37

78: Wrestlenomics Radio: New WWE board of directors, Vince sells stock, Barrios UBS talk, trademark update, scholarly wrestling articles

12/9/2018
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**This week's episode is brought to you by [Simple Contacts](simplecontacts.com/we). The contact lens prices are unbeatable, the vision test is only $20 and shipping is free. Best of all, our listeners get $20 off their first Simple Contacts. Go to [simplecontacts.com/we](simplecontacts.com/we) or use the promo code WE.** ----------------------------------------------- Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard Thurston (@brandonthurston) talk about these topics: * New WWE board of...

Duration:02:25:37

STR 303. British Wrong Style

12/7/2018
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A little Dynamite Kid talk, a little NXT UK discussion, and a lot of Dakota Kai talk. Tip jar: http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:00:52:41

VOW Flagship: Dynamite Kid, PAC, NXT UK Deals & World Tag League

12/5/2018
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The proper BASTARDS Joe and Rich return for a full-boat episode of the VOW Flagship talking the good and the bad of Dynamite Kid on the day of his passing, PAC winning the Dream Gate championship, DOI DARTS!, a check-in on the World Tag League, the latest on NXT UK's contract specifications and a Hot Pockets segment so long you'd think we were sponsored by Nestle (we aren't but are very open to it!).

Duration:03:02:33

STR 302. Soon To Be Ex-FL

12/5/2018
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It's an optimistic show as Jeff and Chris anticipate the demise of the XFL on the eve of their press conference announcing cities. After that, a record low RAW with lots of live skits and the New Daniel Bryan. We're sure it's the only wrestling podcast this week that references Edmund Burke. http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:00:49:56

16: BritWres Roundtable: WWE & the State of European Wrestling Going Forward

12/3/2018
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Big changes have happened with regards to the European wrestling scene and WWE involvement and Robin, Oli and Arn are here to break down exactly what is happening and what it means going forward in extensive detail.

Duration:01:32:55

33: Super J-Cast: Even More WTL!

12/3/2018
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On this edition of the Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon continue on to the WTL 2018 finals on December 6th. The boys also discuss the MSG show in April and NXT moving their show to Friday, Okada and Tanahashi as a tag-team, Hangman Page and what everyone seems to ignore, a exclusive three treat expose from Joel, and we answer more listener questions. **Buy A T-Shirt: prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast Discord Link: https://discordapp.com/invite/8zjHxnh Editor Dan: http://www.youtube.com/219films**

Duration:01:53:30

Sarah & Sarah #15 Irish Wrestling Round Up - OTT and Courage

12/3/2018
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Sarah & Sarah are back to discuss a whole host of shows they’ve attended in Ireland over the past few months, from a hot OTT 4th Year Anniversary show with the much talked about WALTER/Ospreay match to the recent OTT Contenders show that featured legends such as More than Hype and well, Masato Tanaka. We give some Oberhausen Open updates and discuss some of the recent goings on in the independent scene. And what wrestler does Sarah get scolded for not liking?

Duration:01:52:49

Wrestling Omakase #74: Joshi Year in Review 2018 w/ Taylor & Luke

12/3/2018
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This week on Wrestling Omakase the Year in Review series continues, as we head to the wide world of joshi! Back for another year, the Year in Review series will focus on a different promotion (or type of wrestling) each week and get you all caught up on them. Didn't see a ton from their year? Feel like you need a refresher course? We go through as much of the year as we can in chronological order, highlighting stuff you may have missed along the way. Then we discuss our picks from the...

Duration:02:13:22

77: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE stock recovery, ROH signings, NXT Takeover moved to avoid MSG show

12/2/2018
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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard Thurston (@brandonthurston) talk about these topics * WWE stock continues to recover * Ring of Honor signs PCO, Brody King * WWE decides not to run NXT Takeover head-to-head with ROH/NJPW MSG show * Changes to WWE NXT UK deals * New legal filings * XFL cities * Scholarly wrestling articles Show notes:...

Duration:01:21:58

15: BritWres Roundtable: ICW Fear & Loathing XI Preview

12/1/2018
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Robin is joined by fly-in expert Andrew Sinclair to preview the biggest Scottish wrestling show of the year: Fear & Loathing XI.

Duration:00:49:27

VOW Flagship: NXT UK Deals, WALTER & Your Questions!

11/30/2018
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*Support our sponsor GRAPPL! Download the new wrestling rating app today on the App Store or Google Play* This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich discuss the new NXT UK deals, what it means for the European wrestling scene and what happens next. The topic then moves onto the news of WALTER signing with NXT/WWE and how his deal differs from the others and how the looming All Elite Wrestling could be influencing the signings as well as a discussion on the need for...

Duration:02:23:08

STR 301. The Vanessa Borne Identity

11/30/2018
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We really loved NXT in San Jose. We like NXT UK and 205 Live but think they're missing interesting characters. "Tip jar" patreon http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:01:00:39