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IWC #56 - Paige Gets Candid, Dolph Ziggler's WWE Future, Roman Reigns: Best In The World(?) & More

12/14/2017
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There's A LOT of wrestling to talk about throughout Episode #56 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation. Billy Donnelly has a number of thoughts on Paige's candid revelations about the emotional toll having her private photos/videos leaked on the internet took on her. In addition, he discusses Dolph Ziggler at a crossroads as to his WWE future and Roman Reigns' claims of being the best in-ring performer today. Also, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix drops in to discuss Michael Elgin's situation, the...

Duration: 02:08:14


IWC #55 - Wrestling Needs To Treat Its Women Better

12/6/2017
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For Episode #55 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly has a lot to get off his chest about the (mis)treatment of women across the landscape of professional wrestling, from the shaming of Paige and Nia Jax to the problematic mindsets of Michael Elgin and Jerry "The King" Lawler. Also, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix drops in to break down this week's homework - Zack Sabre Jr. versus Will Ospreay for the British Heavyweight Championship at Revolution Pro's Global Wars UK.

Duration: 01:22:28


IWC #54 - WWE Misfires With Starrcade But Has A Huge Chance At Course-Correction With Roman Reigns

11/28/2017
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For Episode #54 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly examines how the WWE missed out on a huge opportunity by not broadcasting their Starrcade special event and what benefits doing so could have brought to the WWE Network. In addition, he talks about their latest misfire with Roman Reigns and how they have a chance to course-correct their continued botching of his booking with a Samoa Joe feud. Also, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix drops in to break down this week's homework -...

Duration: 01:22:15


IWC #53 - WWE Survivor Series & NXT TakeOver: WarGames Reaction w/ IGN's Meghan Sullivan

11/21/2017
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For Episode #53 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly welcomes IGN's Meghan Sullivan onto the show to break down and discuss both WWE Survivor Series and NXT TakeOver: WarGames. Plus, our resident "Expert In Chief" Tom Nix has some homework to go over with you - more WarGames, this time from the 1992 WCW pay-per-view WrestleWar, featuring Sting's Squadron and the Dangerous Alliance.

Duration: 02:10:20


IWC #52 - NXT Champion Drew McIntyre

11/15/2017
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For Episode #52 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly welcomes NXT Champion Drew McIntyre onto the podcast to talk about his previous run with the WWE, his growth in EVOLVE, his emotions at joining NXT and more heading into his main event at NXT TakeOver: WarGames. In addition, Donnelly has a lot to get off his chest regarding the problematic treatment of women on display recently by Ric Flair and Chris Jericho and how much respect was lost by their actions. Plus, "Expert...

Duration: 01:39:26


IWC #51 - Chris Jericho Arrives In NJPW, A.J. Styles Saves SmackDown, WarGames Rules & More

11/7/2017
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The massive size of Episode #51 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation is sure to leave you blown away with all the amazingness that needs to be discussed. Billy Donnelly brings "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix on right away to talk about the blockbuster surprise of Chris Jericho going to NJPW to challenge Kenny Omega at Wrestle Kingdom 12. The fellas discuss the incredible impact of this news and what it means for all parties involved. Plus, A.J. Styles is your new WWE Champion and Billy explains...

Duration: 01:45:08


IWC #50 - A.J. Styles Creates Phenomenal Memories, WWE Releases Emma & Lio Rush In Twitter Trouble

11/2/2017
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For Episode #50 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly tells the story of his recent SmackDown Live! house show experience and how A.J. Styles created a moment for him and his son that will never be forgotten. In addition, he looks at the WWE's decision to release Emma, Summer Rae and Darren Young, and if those talents are better off elsewhere. Also, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix pops by to talk about Lio Rush's recent Twitter trouble and to discuss this week's homework -...

Duration: 01:20:25


IWC #49 - WWE TLC Reaction w/ Marvel's Eric Goldman

10/26/2017
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For Episode #49 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly welcomes Marvel's Eric Goldman to break down and discuss WWE TLC, particularly the A.J. Styles versus Finn Balor Bullet Club dream match and Kurt Angle's return to a WWE ring for the first time in 11 years. Plus, Monday Night Raw finds its locker room under siege from an invading SmackDown Live! roster and Impact Wrestling parts ways with Jeff Jarrett.

Duration: 01:30:38


IWC #48 - The WWE Universe's Creative Influence & Lucha Underground Goes Hell of War

10/19/2017
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For Episode #48 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly examines Stephanie McMahon's comments at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit regarding the WWE Universe's influence on the company's creative direction and how recent history proves her words false. Also, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix drops in to discuss this week's homework - Lucha Underground's Hell of War match between Dante Fox and Killshot.

Duration: 01:19:47


IWC #47 - WWE Hell In A Cell Reaction

10/13/2017
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For Episode #47 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly breaks down and discusses WWE Hell In A Cell, complete with extensive talk about the New Day versus the Usos, Shinsuke Nakamura versus Jinder Mahal and Shane McMahon versus Kevin Owens. In addition, he talks about Bullet Club's part in Jimmy Jacob's recent WWE firing. Plus, "Expert In Chief" Tom Nix stops by to cover this week's homework assignment - Juice Robinson versus Kenny Omega.

Duration: 01:17:08


IWC #46 - War Games Lives, FloSlam vs. EVOLVE & Revisiting The 1992 Royal Rumble

10/6/2017
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For Episode #46 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly has a deeply emotional moment when his wish is granted and the concept of War Games is revived in NXT. Plus, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix drops in to discuss the ongoing legal battle between EVOLVE/WWN and FloSlam. Plus, they break down this week's homework - the 1992 Royal Rumble - and say a few words on the passing of Lance Russell.

Duration: 01:02:28


IWC #45 - WWE No Mercy Reaction w/ UPROXX's Bill Hanstock

9/28/2017
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For Episode #45 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly welcomes UPROXX's Bill Hanstock to break down and discuss WWE No Mercy, complete with an extensive talk about Brock Lesnar versus Braun Strowman and John Cena versus Roman Reigns. Plus, the Bullet Club invades Monday Night Raw and gets served with a Cease & Desist for their efforts.

Duration: 01:07:49


IWC #44 - The Legacy of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, The Resurrection of Starrcade & More

9/20/2017
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For Episode #44 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly reveres the legacy of the late, great Bobby "The Brain" Heenan as both a wrestling manager and commentator. He also discusses the WWE's revival of Starrcade and the dust-up it has created with the Rhodes family. Also, more mismanagement leads to Global Force Wrestling losing its newly adopted name. Plus, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix swings by to cover this week's homework assignment - Britt Baker vs. Tessa Blanchard from...

Duration: 01:14:59


IWC #43 - The New Reality Era of the WWE & Bianca Belair Is The Greatest Thing Since Ever

9/14/2017
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For Episode #43 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly talks about the new Reality Era that the WWE appears to be embarking on with their influx of worked shoot storylines recently. Plus, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix literally drives by to discuss the finals of the Mae Young Classic and this week's homework - a tournament two-fer of Mia Yim vs. Shayna Baszler and Bianca Blair vs. Kairi Sane.

Duration: 01:00:31


IWC #42 - WWE Scrooges Christmas, Sasha Banks Calls Out Wrestling Fans, GFW In Turmoil & More

9/8/2017
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For Episode #42 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly offers up his thoughts on the WWE running live Monday Night Raw broadcasts on both Christmas and New Year's Day. In addition, he remarks on JBL leaving behind his seat on the SmackDown Live! commentary team, Sasha Banks calling out wrestling fans for their stalker-ish behavior and Global Force Wrestling again finding itself in turmoil. Also, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix drops by to break down this week's homework - a double...

Duration: 01:56:21


IWC #41 - John Cena & Roman Reigns Square Off, The Mae Young Classic Launches & More

9/1/2017
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For Episode #41 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly has a ton of enthusiasm he wants to share about the Mae Young Classic. Plus, he has some thoughts on why fans are so compelled to talk about the Roman Reigns-John Cena Monday Night Raw contract signing. Also, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix pops in to discuss the Sexy Star-Rosemary debacle at AAA's TripleMania, Kazuchika Okada sitting atop the PWI 500 and this week's homework - the EVOLVE 91 main event of Matt Riddle vs. Keith...

Duration: 01:28:01


IWC #40 - WWE SummerSlam & NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III Reaction w/ ProWrestling.net's Will Pruett

8/23/2017
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For Episode #40 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly welcomes ProWrestling.net's Will Pruett to break down and discuss both WWE SummerSlam and NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III. Plus, our "Expert In Chief" Tom Nix has some New Japan Pro-Wrestling homework to go over in Yuji Nagata's final G1 Climax match against Bad Luck Fale and Michael Elgin versus Juice Robinson. And... an impromptu Twitter contest breaks out in regards to Chuck Taylor's "No Gimmicks Necessary" Steve The Samurai.

Duration: 01:42:17


IWC #39 - Izzy Previews WWE SummerSlam/NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III & NJPW's G1 Climax 27 Climaxes

8/17/2017
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IzzyMania runs wild on Episode #39 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation as Billy Donnelly welcomes Bayley superfan Izzy to preview WWE SummerSlam and NXT: TakeOver: Brooklyn III - and inevitably joust over Sasha Banks versus Bayley. Also, "Expert in Chief" Tom Nix joins the show to discuss the climax of New Japan Pro-Wrestling's G1 Climax 27 and the direction of the company heading towards Wrestle Kingdom 12. Plus, Donnelly discusses Cody Rhodes' tweet on Charlottesville, Adam Cole's...

Duration: 01:47:51


IWC #38 - Getting Caught Up On The NJPW G1 Climax 27

8/4/2017
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For Episode #38 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly welcomes "Expert In Chief" Tom Nix to sit in for the entire episode to get us all caught up on this year's New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Climax 27, with a spotlight shone on Kazuchika Okada versus Michael Elgin and Kenny Omega versus Michael Elgin. They discuss where the standings currently are as well as where each respective Block may go. Plus, they look at lessons the WWE should definitely learn from the G1 concept....

Duration: 01:29:02


IWC #37 - WWE Battleground Reaction & Analysis w/ The Sporting News' Brian Fritz

7/27/2017
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For Episode #37 of Intelligent Wrestling Conversation, Billy Donnelly welcomes The Sporting News' Brian Fritz to break down and discuss WWE Battleground, particularly Jinder Mahal defending the WWE Championship against Randy Orton in a Punjabi Prison Match. Plus, our "Expert In Chief" Tom Nix takes time during his airport layover to discuss Night #1 of the New Japan Pro-Wrestling G1 Climax, specifically Kota Ibushi vs. Tetsuya Naito.

Duration: 01:20:43

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