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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

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Finals, Jeff Jarrett, SummerSlam & TakeOver

8/17/2018
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This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship: our final thoughts on Dave Meltzer vs. Peyton Royce, why Jeff Jarrett is the greatest business man of all-time, our NJPW G1 Climax 28 wrap-up including thoughts on both Block finals and the G1 Finals between Tanahashi and Ibushi, what's next for Tetsuya Naito and if Tanahashi is at risk of losing the briefcase. Last but not least, we preview WWE SummerSlam 2018 and NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn IV. One show we're really looking forward to. The other...

Duration:02:52:57

Everything Evolves 29: Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

8/16/2018
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It’s a new episode of Everything Evolves, and there’s lots to talk about! In this week’s review of EVOLVE 110 and 111, we bid adieu to Stokely Hathaway and Matt Riddle, heap praise on another stellar Darby Allin performance and get back on our old hobby horse about the importance of a quality ~venue aesthetic~. Plus, we dive into the nitty gritty of Mario Golf, prisoner’s rights civil suits and the big Wrestling Twitter controversy everyone has already probably stopped talking about. Aaron...

Duration:01:54:09

Wrestling Omakase #58: NOAH Retrospective Vol. 1, Beginning (00-03)

8/16/2018
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On this week's edition of Wrestling Omakase, John is joined by returning guest Tanner (@Tanner1495) from the All You Can Hear Podcast (@AYCHPodcast) to talk the early days of Pro Wrestling NOAH! John and Tanner begin their tale back in 2000 talking the circumstances behind the famous All Japan/NOAH split, as well as some of the awkward final AJPW shows featuring NOAH talent and how All Japan had to get along after the split. The show then quickly turns to NOAH's first shows, as we go...

Duration:02:38:55

STR 280. WWE SummerSlam, NXT Takeover, Renee Young

8/14/2018
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Rob and Jeff run through what should be a fun weekend of WWE with SummerSlam and Takeover. Plus, if you hadn't heard, Renee Young made history.

Duration:01:04:47

61: Wrestlenomics Radio: NJPW business and G1 Climax talk with @EvanDeadlySinsW

8/13/2018
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Just as the G1 Climax concludes, Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard (@brandonthurston) are joined by NJPW subreddit moderator @EvanDeadlySinsW to analyze New Japan business! Topics include: * Impression of Harold Meij as new leader * How is the US expansion going? * New stars to watch out for (Ayato Yoshida?) * Relationship between ROH & NJPW * Lessons from this year’s G1 * Expanding WrestleKingdom accessibility to international attendances * Risks for NJPW * Opportunities...

Duration:01:22:58

18: Super J-Cast: G1 Finals Review

8/12/2018
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On this 3 hour Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon finish off G1 Climax 2018 reviewing all the big matches from the past week. They also discuss the multiple five-star matches in the semi-finals and finals, Block A and B report cards, the historic sell-out of MSG, and give predictions of the programs moving toward Wrestle Kingdom. Follow us on Twitter @thesuperjcast Discord Link: https://discord.gg/mpKVBY Follow Editor Dan @louzyhero219 or www.219films.net

Duration:02:49:01

STR 279: Barrel Roll

8/11/2018
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Rob joins Jeff for airplane talk, then Jeff talks the debuts of Keith Lee and Ronda, ROH/NJPW selling out MSG, and other assorted things in the build to Summerslam. This one's a bit shorter than usual, but it's long enough to walk your dog.

Duration:00:38:32

65: Lucha Of The Hidden Temple: Indiana Johnny Has Smart Babyface Syndrome

8/10/2018
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In this episode, Chris discusses the interesting characterization developments around Mariposa, Mala Suerte, XO Lishus, Jack Evans (who has a lot going on right now), Aerostar, Drago, Johnny Mundo, and Ricky Mundo. He also discusses a hiccup in the character advancement of El Dragon Azteca.

Duration:00:23:19

Everything Evolves 28: EVOLVE 108/109 Review; EVOLVE 110/111 Preview

8/9/2018
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We’re pretty down on EVOLVE right now, but we didn’t let it dampen our spirits in our special, one-time-only Review and Preview episode! That’s right, it’s a full review of this past weekend’s EVOLVE 108 and 109 shows, and a relatively quick preview of this coming weekend’s EVOLVE 110 and 111. On this week’s show, we discuss new EVOLVE champion Shane Strickland, the company’s creative malaise and the rise of James Drake. Thanks for listening!

Duration:01:21:47

VOW Flagship: ALL IN, ROH/NJPW in MSG, G1 Finals Preview & more!

8/9/2018
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This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: ALL IN airing their pre-show on WGN America, an update on the ALL IN match lineup, ROH & NJPW sell 60% of their MSG tickets on day one, what to expect from the final nights of the G1 Climax, scenarios for each remaining wrestler in the G1, standout matches in last week's G1 and lastly reviews of last week's EVOLVE lineup as well as previews of this weekend's EVOLVE and PROGRESS shows.

Duration:02:57:47

Wrestling Omakase #57: NJPW G1 Climax (Nights 12-15) w/ Hannah & Skylar

8/8/2018
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It's more G1 Climax coverage this week on Wrestling Omakase! John is joined by returning guest Skylar (@Twwitterdotcom) and first time guest Hannah (@HannahYoleau) to break down four more G1 shows, nights 12 through 15\. Hear our discussion on 20 more G1 matches, with the main highlight being a major show on August 4th in Osaka! What match did our hosts prefer between the highly hyped Omega-Ishii & Naito-Ibushi clashes? Plus we talk our ten favorite and least favorite matches of the entire...

Duration:02:40:18

43: Music of the Mat #39: Owen Hart

8/7/2018
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On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew and guest co-host Tom Batista (The Military Industrial Suplex) discuss the theme history of one of the best and most beloved wrestlers to ever step into the ring: "The King of Harts" Owen Hart!

Duration:01:32:27

17: Super J-Cast: G1 Climax - Fraser Marriott

8/6/2018
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On this special edition of the Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon sit down once again with Fraser Marriott who has set out to attend each and every G1 Climax show this year. We get his exclusive takes on the G1 so far, the live reactions to the Tama Tonga melt-down, his MVP of G1 Climax 28 and his final predictions. Follow Fraser's G1 Climax adventure at @fraserjapan Follow us @thesuperjcast Follow Editor Dan @LouZyHero219

Duration:00:38:37

12: Sarah and Sarah #12 - Phoenix!, Fight Club: Pro, OTT Wrestlerama 2, MYC II, NJPW and more!

8/6/2018
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Sarah is joined by her good friend Greg, I mean Jenna for this episode of Sarah and Sarah. Sarah talks about her trip down to Phoenix Wrestling whilst Jenna talks about why she loves Fight Club:Pro. They also delve into the upcoming OTT Wrestlerama show, Mae Young Classic II, talk a bit about NJPW (and the good and bad hair) and finally wXw. We love a giggle and we hope you love one too!

Duration:00:53:58

60: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE social media metrics compared to Facebook, Twitter, Netflix; How WWE falls short of its economic potential

8/6/2018
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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard (@brandonthurston) compare WWE social media growth to quarterly growth on major tech platforms Facebook, Twitter and Netflix. Plus they talk about how WWE falls short of its potential not just creatively but economically. Chris and Brandon talk about additional topics on WRESTLENOMICS PREMIUM. Sign-up for $5/month at patreon.com/wrestlenomics. This week on Wrestlenomics Premium, they go into further detail to get an idea of how much money...

Duration:01:15:05

16: Super J-Cast: G1 Climax - Nights 12-15

8/5/2018
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On this jam-packed Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon catch you up with G1 Climax 2018 reviewing all the big matches from last week including more praise for Ishii and Omega, Block A's best night of wrestling, "How Not To Be a Heel" starring Tama Tonga , positive and negative show reviews, and Joel provides the health benefits of a soy diet Follow us on Twitter : @thesuperjcast Editor Dan: @louzyhero219

Duration:02:36:47

64: Lucha Of The Hidden Temple: Indiana Jones Has Ophidophobia

8/5/2018
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In this episode, Miles returns to tell Chris he's taking another couple of weeks of from the show (the lout!) and to discuss a disappointing Daga vs. PJ Black, the continuing saga of Jerk-Killshot and the Trios championships, why handicap matches don't make for good main events, and Vampiro's ability to take a passing joke to the grave.

Duration:00:43:12

Everything Evolves 27: The Boys Are Back In Town!/Evolve 108 & 109 Preview

8/3/2018
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World traveler and victorious campaigner Aaron T makes his triumphant return to the Evolvepod as the #WrongBoyz reunite to preview the upcoming EVOLVE weekend! On this week’s show, we discuss AT’s trip to Japan, EVOLVE’s move to an all-inclusive streaming subscription model and WWE’s slash-and-burn approach to cultivating indie talent. Our full breakdown of the EVOLVE 108 and 109 cards includes a look at EVOLVE’s overcrowded title scene, a chat about Matt Riddle’s dominance of the main...

Duration:01:36:39

VOW Flagship: Volkoff, Christopher, Brown, G1, MLW & more!

8/3/2018
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This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: we start with unfortunate news of recent wrestler deaths, how Nikolai Volkoff was more than a tag wrestler, Brian Christopher's legacy to Attitude Era fans and why Brickhouse Brown slipped through the cracks of history. In terms of current wrestling, we touch on the final days of NJPW's G1 Climax 28 including a full breakdown of what we've seen so far, scenarios for each remaining wrestler to get to the finals and much more. Last but not...

Duration:02:45:36

Wrestling Omakase #56: G1 Climax & AJPW 7/29 Osaka w/ Joey Bay

8/1/2018
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This week on Wrestling Omakase we talk both of Japan's two longest running wrestling promotions! John is joined by first time guest Joey Bay (@joey_bay), as they begin the episode reminiscing over their first trip to Japan together in 2016 and then talk traveling to Japan more generally, as both have been on multiple trips (Joey leaves for his next one in just a few days!). Once that's out of the way they discuss the All Japan 7/29 show from Osaka, a big show that featured three title...

Duration:02:24:54