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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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Chicago, IL

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Super J-Cast : 95 - Nakanishi Final Preview

2/19/2020
Super J-Cast : 95 - Nakanishi Final Preview. On this weeks Super J-Cast, Joel and Damon discuss the upcoming Korakuen shows including Manabu Nakanishi's last matches in Korakuen, NJPW in MSG, Will Ospreay as IWGP Champion, they answer your questions, and a whole bunch of Suede talk? Buy a T-Shirt at :https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast - Follow us on Twitter : @thesuperjcast Join the Discord: https://t.co/QiWf1n4NVu?amp=1

Duration:01:58:32

Music of the Mat #79: Dusty Rhodes in JCP

2/18/2020
On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew and Jeff Hawkins (Shake Them Ropes) pack their bags for the Mid-Atlantic territory to discuss the themes of "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes in Jim Crockett Promotions! Andrew and Jeff talk about Dusty's legacy, his iconic career, and the many theme songs he had in JCP. It's an eclectic mix of featured artists including Prince, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Tyler, Henry Mancini, Louis Armstrong... and Arch Bacon? Follow Music of the Mat on Twitter:...

Duration:01:35:46

Wrestling Omakase #132: AJPW 2/11 & STARDOM 2/8 Korakuens w/ Paul & Gerard

2/16/2020
This week on Wrestling Omakase we talk a pair of Korakuen events from a men's and women's company, plus a whole lot more! First, John is joined by returning guests and VOW contributors Gerard Di Trolio (@GerardDiTrolio) and Paul Volsch (@Darth_Dragon) to break down All Japan Pro Wrestling's 2/11 Korakuen, featuring a somewhat controversial Kento Miyahara Triple Crown title match on top and a lot more. We take this chance to discuss the new Shuji Ishikawa booking regime more generally as...

Duration:02:03:00

STR 390. Rip City

2/16/2020
During the course of our NXT Takeover Portland preview we ask if NXT has a WCW Nitro problem, Jeff tries to disuade you from Wrestlemania in Los Angeles, and call the big one "Bitey" as we talk about Shayna Baszler's "debut" on Raw.

Duration:01:00:57

Wednesday War Games #19: AEW (Women's Title Change) vs. NXT (Takeover Go-Home)

2/14/2020
Believe it or not NXT has a Takeover coming up this weekend so Garrett and Liam break down the tepid final build on NXT as well as cover a really good episode of Dynamite.

Duration:00:56:09

VOW Flagship: New Beginning Osaka, NJPW MSG, TakeOver Portland & Bouncin' Around Japan

2/14/2020
Another loaded episode of the VOW Flagship podcast talking about NJPW's return to Madison Square Garden, New Beginning in Osaka, NJPW's new TV deal, NXT TakeOver: Portland, Joe's refusal to watch NBA Dunk Contests, XFL Week One, a Bouncin' Around Japan segment talking about Dragon Gate, All Japan Pro Wrestling and more!

Duration:03:18:45

Everything Elite 59: AEW Dynamite: Austin, ELITE OR DELETE, Jeff Cobb, Cody on WOR, AAA, Terrace House and MORE

2/14/2020
Welcome to Episode 59 of Everything Elite! This week, AB, Nate and Mike are back to talk all about All Elite Wrestling and the Elite Extended Universe. The guys lead off the show playing ELITE OR DELETE with Dynamite: Austin, talk about ratings, AEW x NJPW with Jeff Cobb, the big Cody interview on WOR, Terrace House, AAA and a whole lot more! Our podcast provider, RedCircle, offers the listeners the option to sponsor the show. Click on “Sponsor This Podcaster” at...

Duration:01:16:59

Super J-Cast : 94 - New Beginning Osaka Review

2/12/2020
Super J-Cast : 94 - New Beginning Osaka Review. It is Victory Lap Time on this week's Super J-Cast as we review this year's NJPW New Beginning in Osaka. Joel and Damon cover the show top-to-bottom with match results, news and analysis. We also discuss the upcoming Korakuen shows including Manabu Nakanishi's last matches in Korakuen, Japan TV deals, and of course our MSG victory lap. Buy a T-Shirt at :https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/superjcast - Follow us on Twitter : @thesuperjcast Join the...

Duration:02:23:59

Wrestling Omakase #131: NJPW New Beginning in Osaka w/ Quinlan

2/10/2020
This week on Wrestling Omakase it's time for our New Beginning in Osaka review! John is joined by longtime friend Bryan Quinlan (@IM_NOT_QUINLAN) to break down all the matches from New Japan's sellout Osaka Jo Hall event, as well as all the big news that broke during the show. They start at the very top of the card with what's sure to be a bit of a controversial Tetsuya Naito vs. KENTA main event, so tune in to hear their thoughts on it. They work their way down from there with thoughts on...

Duration:01:03:40

Wrestlenomics Radio: Streaming possibilities for WWE PPVs

2/8/2020
With WWE apparently ready to sell the broadcast rights to its pay-per-view events to a major streaming service, Brandon Thurston discusses possible buyers and options for how the PPVs might be offered. Plus, many interesting notes we learned from WWE's 2019 annual report. Finally, what does an increased reliance on revenue from business partners -- and a decreased reliance on revenue directly from consumers -- mean for wrestling fans?

Duration:00:40:47

STR. 389 Cat Jail

2/8/2020
We bounce around Q4 talk and the future of WWE's streaming, go a bit into NWA and AEW angles. Why does WWE give a big introduction to people who are going to lose? Jeff is looking forward to the XFL, and Mr. Chesterton won't shut up.

Duration:01:11:25

Everything Elite 58: AEW Dynamite: Huntsville, Cody/MJF, ELITE OR DELETE and Much More!

2/7/2020
Welcome to Episode 58 of Everything Elite! This week, AB, Nate and Mike are back to talk all about All Elite Wrestling and the Elite Extended Universe. The guys lead off the show talking about the big MJF/Cody Ten Lashes segment, and then play ELITE OR DELETE with Dynamite: Huntsville, AL, talk about ratings, AEW’s first outside goods deal in action figures, the end of the Nightmare Collective? and end it talking about a very weird moment from Chris Jericho’s podcast that involves contract...

Duration:01:33:58

VOW Flagship: WWE Network Changes, New Beginning, Cody Angle & more!

2/6/2020
Another huge edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast talking big changes coming to WWE Network, WWE's Q4 earnings call, reviews of both New Beginning in Sapporo shows, a preview of New Beginning in Osaka, our thoughts on the Cody 10 lashes angle, AEW booking changes & the announcement of Minoru Suzuki vs. Orange Cassidy for WrestleMania weekend.

Duration:02:44:04

WWE Q4 2019 report: PPVs moving to major streaming service?

2/6/2020
WWE CEO Vince McMahon told investors today there may be a "transformative" change coming to WWE business. Just one week after announcing the exit of co-presidents George Barrios and Michelle Wilson, it was revealed pay-per-view events may be moving off the WWE Network and onto a major streaming service.

Duration:00:19:30

Wednesday War Games #18: AEW (Cody's 10 Lashes) vs. NXT (Charlotte Appears)

2/6/2020
Garrett and Liam are back to talk all about the penultimate episode of NXT before Takeover: Portland (plus why Portland is the MEL of cities) featuring a Charlotte Flair appearance plus AEW: Dynamite featuring the highly promoted 10 lashes of Cody. Also a long discussion about how everybody in WWE is really old and Undisputed Era is sorta a boomer stable.

Duration:01:13:43

Music of the Mat #78: Gedo and Jado

2/4/2020
You know the combination? On this episode of Music of the Mat, Andrew and Damon McDonald (Super J-Cast) delve into the theme history of Gedo and Jado! The World Class Tag Team have had one of the longest partnerships in wrestling history, stretching across decades and multiple promotions including New Japan, FMW, WAR, and W*ING. Andrew and Damon discuss the team's longevity, importance to New Japan, and of course their theme songs. Listen in and make sure you watch out for Jado and that DAMN...

Duration:01:15:53

Super J-Cast: 93 - New Beginning Sapporo Review

2/4/2020
This week's Super J-Cast we review both nights of this year's NJPW New Beginning shows in Sapporo. Joel and Damon cover each show with match results, news and analysis covering both shows from all angles. We also discuss the US New Beginning tour and the struggle with the US shows, Ibushi's illness, Will Ospreay picking up where he left off in 2019, and answer a few of your questions.

Duration:02:42:18

Wrestling Omakase #130: NJPW New Beginning in Sapporo & NOAH Sale w/ Chris & Thomas

2/3/2020
This week on Wrestling Omakase it's finally time to head back to New Japan land! John is joined by returning guests and VOW contributors Chris Samsa (TheChrisSamsa) and Thomas Fischbeck (@rasslinratings) to break down the two big New Beginning in Sapporo shows in detail, as they go match-by-match on both cards. Hear praise for a number of the undercard matches (except one in particular that gets ripped by pretty much everyone; you'll have to listen to find out which one) and then some strong...

Duration:01:49:20

STR 388. Jeff Forgets the Biggest Story in a Decade

2/2/2020
Lots of post-mortem on the Rumble, a fun NXT and NXT UK, Jeff rants about radio row at the "Big Game" and promptly forgets to talk about the firing of George Barrios and Michelle Wilson

Duration:01:23:22

Everything Elite 57: AEW Dynamite: Cleveland, ELITE OR DELETE, Talent News, PPVs and More!

1/31/2020
Welcome to Episode 57 of Everything Elite! This week, AB, Nate and Mike are back to talk all about All Elite Wrestling and the Elite Extended Universe. The guys plays ELITE OR DELETE with Dynamite: Cleveland, talk about ratings, talk about a ton of talent news, pay per view business, why Aaron hates Bea Priestley now, and stuff going on in the Tri-State area! Our podcast provider, RedCircle, offers the listeners the option to sponsor the show. Click on “Sponsor This Podcaster” at...

Duration:01:27:04