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WRESTLE RADIO AUSTRALIA is the only podcast network dedicated to Australia's independent wrestling industry: WRA - Josh Armour, Todd Eastman & Co chat with Australia's favourite wrestling personalities. DRAWING HEAT - For Beej and The Dude, it's not just wrestling... it's life! Featuring extensive EPW Perth coverage, interviews, & more. HEELING OUT with Mohamad Ali Vaez - The audio handbook for those in the wrestling business. AXECAST - Hang out with Josh 'The Axe' Shooter for a behind-the-scenes look at wrestling on the road.

WRESTLE RADIO AUSTRALIA is the only podcast network dedicated to Australia's independent wrestling industry: WRA - Josh Armour, Todd Eastman & Co chat with Australia's favourite wrestling personalities. DRAWING HEAT - For Beej and The Dude, it's not just wrestling... it's life! Featuring extensive EPW Perth coverage, interviews, & more. HEELING OUT with Mohamad Ali Vaez - The audio handbook for those in the wrestling business. AXECAST - Hang out with Josh 'The Axe' Shooter for a behind-the-scenes look at wrestling on the road.

Location:

Adelaide, SA

Description:

WRESTLE RADIO AUSTRALIA is the only podcast network dedicated to Australia's independent wrestling industry: WRA - Josh Armour, Todd Eastman & Co chat with Australia's favourite wrestling personalities. DRAWING HEAT - For Beej and The Dude, it's not just wrestling... it's life! Featuring extensive EPW Perth coverage, interviews, & more. HEELING OUT with Mohamad Ali Vaez - The audio handbook for those in the wrestling business. AXECAST - Hang out with Josh 'The Axe' Shooter for a behind-the-scenes look at wrestling on the road.

Language:

English


Episodes

WRA w/ MCW World Champion Adam Brooks

5/10/2020
This weeks guest is Melbourne City Wrestling World Champion & Ring of Honor signee Adam Brooks. The boys talk about Adam's luck re: his delayed ROH debut, who he sees as the next workers to step up in MCW with the recent departures & how he loves teaching the importance of listening to the crowd to the next crop of talent in Australia. On the vodcast version we breakdown his match v Slex at MCW Vendetta 2020 we meet Adam's 4 legged tag team partner. **For more MCW content please subscribe...

Duration:00:49:59

WRA w/ RCW Champion Rocky Menero

5/2/2020
This week's guest is friend of the show & current Riot City Wrestling Champion Rocky Menero. We talk about ring psychology, "working" the crowd, working time limits and the importance of seeking and listening to the advice given by the vets of the business. **The Vodcast version has Rocky watching along with the 8 man Elimination Tag Match Main Event from RCW Glutton For Punishment Subscribe on YouTube for the visual version of the show plus extra...

Duration:01:18:08

WRA w/ Davis Storm

4/25/2020
This weeks guest is The Godfather of Australian Wrestling, Davis Storm. We talk about how close he came to being possibly stranded on the opposite side of the country when COVID-19 hit, how EPW School is adapting their training to be able to keep sharp during the pandemic and how to teach adapting "Old School" match philosophy to the next generation of wrestlers. ##NOTE## In a Vodcast only segment Todd and Davis watch his match from EPW Going For Broke with Marcuis Pitt and talk about his...

Duration:00:56:17

WRA w/ Jensen Hunt

4/18/2020
This weeks guest is a great guy from Riot City Wrestling, Jensen Hunt. We chatted on the development of his character and how it's workshopped behind the scenes, his collection of championship belts & we talk a little on how everyone can deal with this enforced break the wrestling world is on right now Check out all our WRA merch at https://www.redbubble.com/people/toddy33?asc=u All profits from the purchase of these products are donated to Gotcha4Life and Beyond Blue supporting mens...

Duration:00:50:59

WRA w/ Zeke Andino & Sebastian Matters

4/10/2020
Zeke Andino & Sebastian Matters were busy training over at Fale Dojo when the COVID-19 Pandemic hit so we caught up with them to chat about all things wrestling, how they are dealing with the forced break and what the future holds for them both. Check out all our WRA merch at https://www.redbubble.com/people/toddy33?asc=u All profits from the purchase of these products are donated to Gotcha4Life and Beyond Blue supporting mens health issues Support your local wrestlers by...

Duration:00:42:08

WRA - WTAI w/ Davis Storm

10/16/2019
Davis Storm is one of the pre eminent wrestling figures in this country and with him appearing at PWA Colosseum this weekend this was a great chance to pick the mind of the Godfather of Australian Wrestling. We chatted about among other things who we as an industry are?Should we be catering to the hardcore/diehard fans or do we try to reach the mainstream? and do you risk losing the hardcores and what your products core values by doing that. All of that plus maintaining your character past...

Duration:01:01:34

WRA w/ Big Brodie Marshall - The catch up part 1

10/10/2019
A little over a year ago we recorded a very special episode of WRA about Mental Health with 3 other men from different areas of the Australian wrestling industry. This week we we thought we'd check in with one of the men involved in that episode to see how a year later they are travelling and dealing with their issues. Brodie Marshall & Todd are two old friends and this "interview" ends up being two old mates catching up and just having a chat about life and the sport they love......

Duration:01:03:01

WRA - WTAI w/ Jack Bonza talks PWWA, Colosseum & his neck

9/4/2019
Bonza messaged me earlier this week asking if he could come on the show to set the record straight about PWWA, his neck injury, PWA Rumble and the amazing debut of James Adultman!! Always a pleasure to sit down and chat with one of the smartest minds in Aussie Wrestling and a leader of the boom period we are currently experiencing in our local industry Check out all our WRA merch at https://www.redbubble.com/people/toddy33?asc=u All profits from the purchase of these products are donated...

Duration:01:18:38

WRA - WTAI w/ Adam Brooks the Kingly of Dingley

8/28/2019
This week we catch up again with someone i think is THE best worker in the country not current signed by a major overseas promotion, Adam Brooks. We chat about his "Buddy" and how his advice continues to help him, his upcoming MCW match and rivalry with Slex and the pressure involved in main event matches like this, why he doesn't like talking about and promoting "tryouts" he might have done & some of the young guys he sees coming up in the industry today. Always a great chat with this...

Duration:00:49:35

WRA - WTAI w/ "The Prize Bull" Sam Osbourne

8/22/2019
Sam Osbourne decided very early in his career to travel and train overseas and the experience gained has helped him not only grow as a performer but also realise how high the quality level of talent is currently in the country. We talk about Battle Arts, PWA Green Label, a sneaky little WWE tryout, the Quackenbush Seminar and how legit a shooter former WWE Superstar Santino Marella is.... Great chat with a guy that you'll be hearing a lot more about in the next 12 months!! Check out all...

Duration:00:38:47

WRA - WTAI w/ OTT/PWA/NJPW commentator Don Marnell

7/17/2019
Todd gets a little worked up over the "Sub Zero Pro" controversy in the intro and our guest this week is new to our shores but is a valuable asset to the Australian Wrestling industry. Todd sat down with Don Marnell to talk about how he got into the world of wrestling, how a car ride got him not only a PWA but a NJPW gig, how the Irish scene compares to the Australian and the proper way to drink a Guinness. Really easy, interesting chat with a great guy. Plus find out "Where The Action Is"...

Duration:00:56:33

WRA - WTAI w/ Dean Brady

7/3/2019
This week we catch with "The Blue Chip Athlete" Dean Brady one of the many hidden gems working at Riot City Wrestling. We talk about the what brought about the great transformation his body has made over the last 18 months, his feelings about his upcoming match v Jack Bonza this Friday night and how we miss our long awkward embraces after riot city events..... Plus find out "Where The Action Is" this weekend around the country. Check out all our WRA merch...

Duration:00:25:34

WRA - WTAI w/ JACK BONZA : Jack's Back!!

6/20/2019
This week I caught up with one of my most requested return guest Jack J Bonza. We talk all about behind the scenes in what it takes to produce PWAs Livestream shows on OVO, Newcastle Pro joining in on the streaming platform, his future plans for the medium and he tells me how he wants fans to just enjoy the product instead of over analysing and putting "criteria" on the art form that is professional wrestling Plus find out "Where The Action Is" this weekend around the country. Check out...

Duration:01:01:53

WRA - WTAI w/ Atlas Whittaker (Formally Camby Crawford)

6/12/2019
This week Todd chats to a man who took a bet on his creativity and it's paying off. Atlas Whittaker was Campbell "Camby" Crawford a much beloved character on MCW shows but the man behind the gimmick felt like he was becoming lazy in his spot and wanted to challenge himself more so he created Atlas Whittaker. We talk about his past and the chances he took in throwing away a very popular character and what he sees is the future for Atlas Whittaker in Australian Professional Wrestling Plus...

Duration:00:34:53

WRA - Thank You Josh Armour

6/5/2019
This week is the hardest intro i have ever had to do as we said goodbye to the co-founder of WRA Josh Armour who passed away recently. I am so grateful to the outpour of love and support from the Australian Wrestling family over this tragic loss of one of our own. The interview this week is a replay of the October chat I had with Gino Gambino, Brodie Marshall and Wolfdogg about Mens health issue and #RUOK Remember if you have a problem and you don't feel like anyone will listen there are...

Duration:01:10:16

WRA - WTAI w/ RCW Champ Rocky Menero & Eric Bischoff

5/29/2019
This week is a BIG double interview ep as first Todd catches up with the NEW RCW Champion Rocky Menero to talk about how this title run came to pass and their mutual love for Bill Simmons & The Ringer, then guest WRA interviewers Sean Fewster & "The Difference" Tyler Daniels were able to talk to the man who for 83 weeks led WCW in a ratings war against WWE, Eric Bischoff. They talk all about that plus what fans can expect from his "No Brag, Just Facts" Australian Tour when it hits Melb, Syd...

Duration:01:01:53

WRA - WTAI w/ Rob Barnes

5/22/2019
This weeks guest Rob Barnes is a man returning to the Australian scene after working for the better part of 5 years in Houston with Booker Ts Reality of Wrestling. We chat about how much the industry in Australia has changed, the difference in health systems between America and Oz and what he wants to do in Australia now he's back. Plus find out "Where The Action Is" this weekend around the country. Check out all our WRA merch at https://www.redbubble.com/people/toddy33?asc=u All profits...

Duration:00:47:39

WRA - WTAI w/ NJPW GM Michael Craven

5/15/2019
This week I had the pleasure of chatting to the General Manager of New Japan Pro Wrestling Michael Craven. We talk about philosophy behind NJPWs "expansion" into Australia & North America, how much research is done into a prospective western "young boy" before entering the famed Dojo and how seriously the company are taking the upcoming tour of Australia Plus find out "Where The Action Is" this weekend around the country. Check out all our WRA merch...

Duration:00:39:17

WRA - WTAI w/ The Velocities

5/9/2019
Paris De Silva & Jude "The Dude" London are one of the best young tag teams to break out onto the Australian scene and on this episode Todd sits down and chats with them about their recent excursion to the UK, PWAs move to OVO streaming & Paris' feelings towards Big Fudge...... Plus find out "Where The Action Is" this weekend around the country. Check out all our WRA merch at https://www.redbubble.com/people/toddy33?asc=u All profits from the purchase of these products are donated to...

Duration:00:36:32

WRA - WTAI w/ Suplex Pro founder Jackson Spade

5/3/2019
Jackson Spade started Suplex Pro as a training school and quickly realised he needed somewhere for his students to work so he started promoting shows in the Newcastle area. We chat about why he decided to open a school, his philosophy on having a Heavy & Light Heavyweight division & how his career mindset has changed since opening the school and promotion. Plus find out "Where The Action Is" this weekend around the country. Check out all our WRA merch...

Duration:00:38:38