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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

31: Super J-Cast: 2018 Super J-Cast Award Nominations

11/19/2018
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On this edition of the Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon fill you in on the third annual Super J-Cast Year End Awards and give you the nominations for each voting category. Voting will begin shorty, so be on the look-out for how you can participate and have your votes counted. We also touch on the WTL , answer listener questions, and give our hot takes on Being The Elite and California Dreaming web series. **Buy A T-Shirt: prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast Discord Link:...

Duration:01:56:28

75: Wrestlenomics Radio: WrestleMania 35 ticket sales & capacity, Triple H NXT conference call

11/17/2018
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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard Thurston (@brandonthurston) talk about WM35 ticket sales (actuals vs exaggerations) and go in-depth reviewing a top WWE's executives vision of modern developmental: * WWE WrestleMania 35 ticket sales open: exclusive details on stadium capacity, predictions on gate and average ticket price * Triple H NXT conference call: talent development, NXT UK brand, international Performance Centers, NXT/PC's financial value * * * Chris and Brandon talk...

Duration:01:37:07

VOW Flagship: Becky, BJW Sumo Hall & Bouncin' Around the Indies

11/16/2018
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This week on a loaded edition of the VOW Flagship, we talk all things Becky Lynch: the blood, the injury, what's next and whether or not WWE has a star on their hands (hint: they do). We also delve into the unsafe history of Nia Jax, WWE training and much more. We have also previews of WWE's big weekend including NXT TakeOver: War Games II and WWE Survivor Series 2018. In the final portion of the show, we review an awesome BJW Sumo Hall show, talk about Takeda's Wrestler of the Year...

Duration:02:59:21

STR 298. WarGames Preview

11/16/2018
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Chris and Jeff preview the NXT Takeover special for the weekend, clean up loose ends concerning RAW and SD and give a glance to 205 Live and NXT UK. our tip jar Patreon http://patreon.com/shakethemropes (new content coming soon)

Duration:00:49:30

Wrestling Omakase #71: Rating Every WCW Year From 94 Through 00 w/ Rich & Scott

11/15/2018
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It's another trip through wrestling's past this week on Wrestling Omakase! This is the sequel episode of sorts to our previous rating every year episode ([#62, Rating WWF/E From 96-06](https://audioboom.com/posts/7004096-wrestling-omakase-62-rating-every-wwf-e-year-from-1996-to-2006)), as this time around we look at World Championship Wrestling! John is joined by returning guest Rich Kraetsch of the Voices of Wrestling flagship ([@voiceswrestling](http://twitter.com/voiceswrestling)) and...

Duration:02:37:28

STR 297. The Mighty Quin

11/14/2018
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Becky busts her nose, and comes out the conquering hero. AJ Styles gets kicked in the nuts again. Both upend Survivor Series as Chris and Jeff make their predictions for Sunday's card. Join us at http://patreon.com/shakethemropes where we'll be starting up our bonus content in December

Duration:00:46:44

50: Music of the Mat #46: Real Songs from the Territories

11/13/2018
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On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew and returning guest co-host Jeff Hawkins (Shake Them Ropes) travel back to the days of the wrestling territories. They discuss the mainstream songs and artists that ignited the boom of wrestling music that we have today. Themes include Junkyard Dog (Queen), Road Warriors (Black Sabbath), Midnight Express (Giorgio Moroder), Ric Flair (Richard Strauss), and plenty more!

Duration:02:13:53

74: Wrestlenomics Radio: Stephanie McMahon at Web Summit, Harold Meij on NJPW business with Uproxx

11/12/2018
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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard Thurston (@brandonthurston) talk about two interviews with with executives from the two biggest wrestling promotions in the world: * WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon's interview at the Web Summit * NJPW CEO Harold Meij's interview with Uproxx * * * Chris and Brandon talk about additional topics every week on WRESTLENOMICS PREMIUM. Sign-up for $5 at [patreon.com/wrestlenomics](patreon.com/wrestlenomics) and listen to this week's...

Duration:01:36:44

30: Super J-Cast: 2018 World Tag Preview

11/11/2018
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On this edition of the Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon preview the 2018 WTL , discuss who has had a better year - ZSJ or Ishii, WTL betting with TenCozy flat back bumps, Smelgin , WrestleKingdom match listings, and we answer more listener questions. **Follow us on Twitter: @thesuperjcast Buy A T-Shirt: prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast Discord Link: https://discordapp.com/invite/8zjHxnh Editor Dan: http://www.youtube.com/219films**

Duration:02:24:36

37: Open the Voice Gate #35: YAMATO's No Good, Very Bad, Korakuen

11/9/2018
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OTVG is back reviewing the excellent early November shows for Dragon Gate! Mike takes a look at one of the strongest big shows of the year, Gate of Destiny, and then reviews the Korakuen Hall show from a few days later. Finishing up a shorter episode, he takes some questions about the Dragon Gate Network, like is it worth it for newcomer fans? What's all on it? And then he finishes up the show talking about major touchstone moments in Dragon Gate, along with unit histories and Kota Ibushi's...

Duration:01:35:43

STR 296. Guys in Shirts.

11/9/2018
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The Wednesday night lineup gets a looksee as Chris and Jeff go through NXT UK, NXT and 205 Live. Jeff really liked the "born again hardcore" Lio Rush. Chris hated the debut of Eddie Dennis. Join us on our patreon http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:00:53:06

VOW Flagship: Gabe Sapolsky Interview, Power Struggle & more!

11/8/2018
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For the first time in over four years, the Voices of Wrestling Flagship has an interview as we welcome EVOLVE booker Gabe Sapolsky to the show! Sapolsky talks us through the change in direction with EVOLVE Wrestling, his ongoing relationship with NXT and WWE, what he's learned from William Regal and Triple H, what's next for EVOLVE, why EVOLVE needed to change and what's on tap for EVOLVE 115 and EVOLVE 116 on ClubWWN. After the interview, Joe and Rich talk MLW Fightland TV tapings, NJPW's...

Duration:02:59:23

Wrestling Omakase #70: NJPW Power Struggle w/ Jasmine

11/8/2018
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This week on Wrestling Omakase we're joined by a first time guest to break down NJPW's big November show, Power Struggle! Jasmine ([@bigsadboii](https://twitter.com/bigsadboii)) first introduces herself to Omakase by going a bit into her own history- both as a fan of wrestling in general and NJPW in specific. We then turn to a match-by-match breakdown of this past weekend's Power Struggle card, which also goes into a number of different tangents including one on the apparent end of the...

Duration:01:23:30

STR 295. All You've Got

11/7/2018
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Jeff embraces his inner televangelist. Also, Crown Jewel is over and it was sad. Time to try to cram some significance into a two week slapshod build to Laundry Wars 2018 aka Survivor Series...the one time a year...etc. You know what that means? McMahons. Also on RAW, a ten second build to make you care about sunglasses. Oh and lots of Nikki Cross talk. Please support us at http://patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:00:47:05

73: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Crown Jewel takes place, John Cena & Daniel Bryan don't appear

11/5/2018
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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard Thurston (@brandonthurston) talk about the news coming out of WWE Crown Jewel in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. ----------------------------------- Chris and Brandon talk about additional topics every week on WRESTLENOMICS PREMIUM. Sign-up for $5 at [patreon.com/wrestlenomics](patreon.com/wrestlenomics) and listen to this week's premium episode. * Legal update including Konstatine Kyros' new video on the WWE concussion lawsuit * New trademark...

Duration:00:49:06

29: Super J-Cast: Power Struggle 2018 Review

11/4/2018
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On this edition of the Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon review the 2018 Power Struggle show , discuss rumors involving Shinsuke Nakamura and Juice Robinson, drop praise on Shingo Takagi, answer more listener questions, and a full review of Cartwheel Deathmatch III **Follow us on Twitter: @thesuperjcast Buy A T-Shirt: prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast Discord Link: https://discordapp.com/invite/8zjHxnh Editor Dan: http://www.youtube.com/219films (Damon said it's good, so it must be good)**

Duration:02:38:31

STR 294. The Cedric Gasp

11/2/2018
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Recorded Thursday Night, Chris and Jeff are back with a look at 3 hours of various NXT, the 205 Live Show, and now stupid looking and absolutely wrong predictions for WWE Crown Jewel. Our "tip jar" Patreon is http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes

Duration:00:43:14

VOW Flagship: WWE Evolution, Changes in EVOLVE & Super Jr Tag Wrap-Up

11/2/2018
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*Be sure to support our new sponsor GRAPPL — an engaging new app that allows you to rate wrestling matches both past and present. Download GRAPPL now on the App Store or Google Play* This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast Joe and Rich talk Austin Aries' bizarre tweeting, how to pronounce Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, WWE Evolution, changes in EVOLVE wrestling and wrap-up the Super Junior Tag Tournament (with full Lanny Poffo burial, don't worry).

Duration:03:02:07

Wrestling Omakase #69: FIP Everything Burns 2017 w/ Jake & the EVOLVE Aarons

11/1/2018
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This week on Wrestling Omakase it's Jake ([@oatgan](https://twitter.com/Oatgan))'s pick for winning our 2018 Champions Fantasy Draft, and he chose to have us watch a rather infamous show: FIP Everything Burns 2017! At his behest we're also joined by the hosts of the now ex-podcast Everything Evolves, Aaron Taube ([@aptaube](https://twitter.com/aptaube)) & Aaron Bentley ([@aaronlikethecar](https://twitter.com/aaronlikethecar)). Journey back to 1/8/17 and the early days of the FloSlam era of...

Duration:01:36:10

STR 293. Everything Evolves...except Vince

10/31/2018
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The title is an homage to the curtain call of the #WrongBoyz, go listen to the last @Evolvepod. Chris is sick so Jeff rides solo on a pretty solid Evolution ppv, a phoned in RAW, and the trick or treat Smackdown heading into Crown Jewel. The patreon is live at http://www.patreon.com/shakethemropes and is mostly to pay for the substances to get through the week. Follow the show @ShakeThemRopes, follow Jeff @Crapgame13, follow Chris @ChrisNovembrino

Duration:00:42:16