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Hold the Applause

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United States

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Sports fans & pro wrestling enthusiasts, providing friendly banter for your listening pleasure. Creators: Matt & Tony

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@htapod

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English

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Episodes

Episode 48 - NFL 2017 Preview

9/10/2017
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Matt and Tony preview the 2017 NFL football season and give their playoff and Super Bowl predictions!

Duration: 00:42:42


Episode 47 - Why WWE Is Just Like Your Favorite TV Show

9/4/2017
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Have you ever hears someone say, "Professional Wrestling is fake, why do you watch it?"... Yes, I'm sure everyone has heard this at some point or another. As wrestling fans for most of their lives, Matt and Tony have dealt with this quite often. With so many fantastic TV shows out there right now, Matt began to think of a question "How are these shows different than what WWE is doing with their programming". The similarities between regular TV shows (sitcoms, dramas, etc) and WWE...

Duration: 00:42:08


Episode 46 - NXT TakeOver & Main Roster Call-Ups

8/28/2017
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Yes, Matt and Tony know they are a week late with their NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III review... but it was that goof they couldn't pass it up. Listen now to hear them review the most recent TakeOver and talk about their predictions on the main roster calls up that have already happened, or will be happening soon! Also, don't miss hearing big news from Matt! You don't want to miss this episode! iTunes - Hold the Applause Twitter - htapod Website - htapod.com

Duration: 00:47:54


Episode 45 - SummerSlam 2017 Recap Show

8/21/2017
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Listen now to hear Matt and Tony recap WWE SummerSlam 2017! iTunes - Hold the Applause Twitter - htapod Website - htapod.com

Duration: 00:41:22


Episode 44 - WWE & The Death of Cable TV

8/6/2017
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With Cable TV on a downward spiral, WWE programming might have to find a new home in the near future. With so many different platforms and options to choose from, should Raw and SmackDown find a new home? On episode 44 of Hold the Applause, Matt and Tony dive into the different programming possibilities for WWE with the looming death of Cable TV as we know it!

Duration: 00:47:27


Episode 43 - Glow & The Surprise NXT Show

7/30/2017
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The Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling was a real Professional Wrestling show back in the mid 80s, and little Tony used to watch it after his Saturday morning cartoons. Fast forward to 2017, where Netflix released the series "GLOW" just a few weeks ago, and the guys both decided to check it out. Hear what they thought of the Netflix version on this latest episode of Hold the Applause! Matt and his wife, Jena, took a vacation to the Northwest, visiting Portland and Seattle. When they got to...

Duration: 00:57:34


Episode 42 - Battleground Recap Show

7/24/2017
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Matt and Tony recap the latest SmackDown exclusive pay-per-view, Battleground! Did the New Day capture tag team gold again? Was AJ Styles able to retain his US Title? Did Randy Orton survive the Punjabi Prison to become WWE Champion for the 14th time?! Listen now and find out! Make sure to check us out on twitter @htapod, subscribe on iTunes, and visit the website at www.lifeinitnetwork.com. Thanks!

Duration: 00:49:48


Episode 41 - Tony's Permanent Ban From eBay!

7/16/2017
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The Attitude Era is probably considered the Golden Age of professional wrestling, and everyone was reaping the benefits of main stream popularity during the late 90s/early 2000s... even Tony Vicencio and former Hold the Applause guest, Omar Reynoso. Hear the story of how Tony and Omar were using the main stream popularity of Pro-Wrestling to their benefit on eBay, and how it ended up leading to their ultimate demise! Remember to subscribe, rate and share Hold the Applause on iTunes, follow...

Duration: 00:50:33


Episode 40 - Great Balls of Fire Recap Show

7/10/2017
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Listen now to hear Matt and Tony recap the first ever Great Balls of Fire PPV event! This WWE Raw exclusive PPV took place on Sunday, July 9th, and featured a mania event of Samoa Joe vs Brock Lesnar for the WWE Universal Title. Who walked out as champion? Find out all this and more on Episode 40 on Hold the Applause!

Duration: 00:48:13


Episode 39 - Build-A-Faction

6/26/2017
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In Episode 39 of Hold the Applause, Matt and Tony build their own heel and babyface wrestling factions from scratch. Tune in to hear which wrestlers they put together and the thought process behind each choice! Be sure to subscribe, rate, and share Hold the Applause on iTunes, and visit the website at www.htapod.com.

Duration: 00:40:31


Episode 38 - Money in the Bank Recap

6/19/2017
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We have crowned a brand new Mr AND Ms Money in the Bank! Matt and Tony watched Money in the Bank 2017, and now they are sharing their thoughts. Who won their respective ladder matches and earned a future title match? Is Jinder Mahal still the WWE Champion, or did Randy Orton recapture the title in his hometown? Find all this out and more on the latest episode of Hold the Applause. Remember to subscribe to Hold the Applause on iTunes, and visit the website at www.htapod.com. Thanks for...

Duration: 00:45:09


Episode 37 - Failed WWE Superstars

6/12/2017
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Tony is back, and the guys are talking about failures this week! WWE has an eye for talent, but sometimes they are very very wrong. In episode 37 of Hold the Applause, Matt and Tony talk about the biggest failed superstars in WWE history. Can you guess who makes the list? iTunes - Hold the Applause Twitter - @htapod Facebook - Hold the Applause Website - www.htapod.com

Duration: 00:49:31


Episode 36 - Extreme Rules Recap Show

6/5/2017
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Daniel Flores from the Recliner Report joins Matt as a special guest host for this week's episode! WWE Extreme Rules 2017 took place on June 4th, 2017, and Matt and Daniel took to the airwaves to share their thoughts on the show. Who came out on top in the Fatal 5 Way match to become number one contender for Brock Lesnar's Universal Championship??? Find this out, plus results from all the other matches from this Raw exclusive PPV! Be sure to subscribe, rate, and share Hold the Applause on...

Duration: 00:46:46


Episode 35 - Extreme Fantasy Booking!

5/29/2017
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I think we all arm chair book while watching Raw, SmackDown, or any professional wrestling product. What if these dream booking ideas came true??? In episode 35 of Hold the Applause, Matt and Tony go all out with "Extreme Fantasy Booking"! What matches will they come up with? Could these matches eventually occur in WWE? Listen now and send them your thoughts on twitter to @htapod. Remember to subscribe, rate, and share Hold the Applause on iTunes, and visit the website at www.htapod.com.

Duration: 01:12:19


Episode 34 - NXT Takeover: Chicago & WWE Backlash

5/22/2017
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This past weekend was a HUGE weekend for WWE, with NXT Takeover: Chicago and WWE Backlash both taking place at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. Both cards were packed with excellent matches, and there was a lot of excitement leading into both shows. So how did they turn out? Listen now to episode 34 of Hold the Applause, and hear what Matt and Tony thought of both Takeover and Backlash. Do we have new champions? Or were current champions able to retain their titles? Find out now! Remember to...

Duration: 00:50:11


Episode 33 - NXT Phoenix, Orton Trolls the Indies, & ESPN Axes Hundreds

5/15/2017
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After a one week hiatus, Matt and Tony are back with episode 33 of Hold the Applause. During their 2 week break, they went to an NXT show in Phoenix and experienced the power of the NXT Universe for the first time. Randy Orton replied to a tweet about indy wrestling with one word,... dive! The wrestling twitter world lost it, and Orton decided to pour fuel on the fire! The NBA Playoffs are nearing conclusion with the Finals just around the corner. Matt and Tony's predictions made back in...

Duration: 01:00:45


Episode 32 - WWE Payback Recap Show

5/1/2017
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Matt and Tony just got done watching the Raw exclusive PPV, WWE Payback, and they have some thoughts. How was the "House of Horrors" match? Is Chris Jericho a part of Smackdown Live now? Did Braun Strowman end Roman Reigns once and for all? Listen in now to find out! Remember to subscribe, rate, and share Hold the Applause on iTunes, and visit the website at htapod.com!

Duration: 00:28:15


Episode 31 - Least Favorite Professional Wrestlers

4/24/2017
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On the newest episode of Hold the Applause, Matt and Tony discuss their LEAST favorite wrestlers, past and present, and why! There was certainly some controversy with the guys' picks, so listen now to find out! Remember to subscribe, rate, and share Hold the Applause on iTunes, and visit the website at htapod.com OR lifeinitnetwork.com.

Duration: 00:59:59


Episode 30 - Superstar Shakeup & MLB Playoff Predictions

4/17/2017
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Tony is back in the 30th edition of Hold the Applause! Matt and Tony dive deep into the recent WWE superstar shakeup and give their opinions on who has the better roster between Raw and SmackDown Live. Baseball is back, let us all rejoice! Tony and Matt give their playoff predictions for the upcoming MLB season. Will there be any surprises? All this and more on episode 30 of htapod. As always, remember to subscribe, rate, and share Hold the Applause on iTunes, and visit...

Duration: 01:00:21


Episode 29 - Q&A Sesh ft. Jena Marble

4/10/2017
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Matt has a new guest host for the week, his wife, Jena Marble. He asks Jena hard hitting questions about her experiences with Professional Wrestling and various other sports. Hear why Jena is really high on Shinsuke Nakamura, and why her favorite WCW wrestler was Buff Bagwell. All this and more on episode 29 of htapod! Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and share Hold the Applause on iTunes, and visit the website at www.lifeinitnetwork.com.

Duration: 00:50:48

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