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PWP Podcasts is the official Podcast of On PWP Podcasts you will find a variety of shows, each with a different emphasis. Our Weekly Newscasts cover major indy wrestling results, upcoming shows, & discuss broad topics within indy wrestling. The Interview Show has many prestigious guests from within the indy wrestling scene. The Podcast of Honor focuses on Ring of Honor while VIVA CHIKARA is your one stop show for everything within the CHIKARA universe. We also occasionally have PWP Xtra where we go into in depth conversations with either wrestlers, bookers, or management of various promotions and get their opinion on major topics. is focused on bringing INDY wrestling to everyone. Please check out for all of our written content and of course contact us at with your questions or comments.




Breaking News 09/22/17 FloSports vs WWNLive

Chris GST and Rich Laconi discuss the FloSports lawsuit against WWNLive including details from PW Torch,, and exclusive details from PWP. Let us know what you think about this situation by leaving a comment below or email

Duration: 00:30:08

Newscast 09/19/17 Heenan Memories, Wrestlecade vs Starrcade, Tournaments Galore, & More

Chris GST, Rich Laconi, and Dylan Waco have some fun trips down memory lane of Bobby Heenan and a lot of fun fun things that made him so important to wrestling and why some modern wrestling doesn't live up to him. They also delve into the act of WWE running their "new" Starrcade event against Wrestlecade and how that contrasts with WWNLive's relationship with WWE. They also talk about the myriad of tournaments that went on this past weekend and how FloSlam could be doing more. Those topics...

Duration: 01:33:16

Podcast of Honor 09/17/17 Death Before Dishonor XV Preview

Chris GST, Ari Berenstein, Chris Miccio, and Rich Laconi are back to preview the upcoming PPV featuring World Champion Cody versus Minoru Suzuki. They talk about all the matches and the ramifications they will have on future storylines. Some differing views as to where things to could be headed and the importance of who is built up by the results of the matches. They also answer your questions including possible future Final Battle main events and Rich's reaction to one of the best shows in...

Duration: 01:28:01

Newscast 09/12/17 Indie Wrestling Growth, APW At Cow Palace, Wildside Celebration, and More

Chris GST, Dylan Hales, and Rich Laconi are back to discuss a growing conversation about Progress Wrestling's booking of the SSE Arena in Wembly and a how it compares to US indie wrestling ambition and growth. They delve into comparisons to APW running the Cow Palace and how indie wrestling has grown in the last decade. There is talk about the former NWA Wildside celebration that included a special appearance from AJ Styles. News and more complete this episode. Send your feedback to...

Duration: 00:58:38

Newscast 09/07/17 Global Force for Sale, Omega in ROH, BOLA 2017, & More

Rich Laconi is in the host's chair this week as he and Chris GST talk about some major topics. Ricochet winning the 2017 PWG BOLA tournament. Global Force again being in financial trouble and possibly being sold. Kenny Omega coming to ROH in Florida and some Mae Young Classic discussion. Let us know what you think in the comment section below or send an email to

Duration: 01:01:51

Newscast 08/30/17 Unsafe Workers Disclosure, PWG BOLA Preview, and More

Chris GST, Rich Laconi, and Dylan Hales are back to talk about some major topics in indie wrestling. They discuss the Sexy Star/Rosemary controversy and then expand the conversation as to whether incidents like this are covered only when there is a major name attached. Or if incidents like this are known, when does it become a responsibility to disclose this type of information. The trio then talks about promotions like What Culture PW and how indie fans support those in large numbers but...

Duration: 01:50:02

¡VIVA CHIKARA! - “King of Trios 2017 Preview Spectacular”

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for CHIKARA fans - King of Trios season! The 10th annual tournament for the first time ever takes place in England and is riddled with exciting teams, new and old. JUSTIN and Kevin run down the entire first round and predict the rest of the tournament, including the quarter-final, semi-final, and final rounds, along with who they think will be this year’s King of Trios winners. Also discussed is what could really be going on in Mike Quackenbush’s...

Duration: 01:28:47

Podcast of Honor: WotW Uk Liverpool Review

Chris GST, Ari Berenstein, Chris Miccio, and Rich Laconi are back to talk about the War of the Worlds UK tour. They discuss the Liverpool iPPV and what they thought of the results and matches. They discuss the issues with it being the event that was streamed. They also talk about the ROH World Championship lawsuit, Suzuki coming over to ROH, and at the very end discuss spoilers from the TV tapings. Send your thoughts to

Duration: 01:18:28

Newscast 08/23/17 FloSlam's Future, ROH & NJPW Relationship, and More

Chris GST, Dylan Waco, and Rich Laconi discuss some major topics from this past weekend. The impact of the ROH/NJPW relationship given their UK tour of shows. What this will mean, how it can be interpreted thus far, and where it could go to become more balanced. Then FloSlam's future with huge departures and what other services such as Powerbomb.TV and Fite.TV can do to fill that gap. They also look more into Gabe's EVOLVE role and some other topics. Send your thoughts to...

Duration: 01:02:33

Newscast 08/15/17 Dunne/Carter, Progress, Cole in WWE, and More

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are back to discuss some interesting topics. They talk about the issues that arose from the Darius Carter/Pete Dunne incident and how it created some controversy among fans of both talents. They discuss the intrigue that came out of what was a successful PROGRESS show in New York. The duo also look at the recent signing of Adam Cole to WWE along with looking at some updates to the EVOLVE roster concerning Stokely Hathaway and Timothy Thatcher. The show ends...

Duration: 00:56:55

Interview with NOVA Pro Booker Mike E. King

At NOVA Pro Wrestling in Northern Virginia, things have become personal between booker Mike E. King and professional wrestler Angelus Layne, to the point where Layne threw a fireball in Mike King’s face last month. Our friends at Squared Circle Sirens had Angelus Layne on their podcast to explain her side of the story, and PWP co-founder and NOVA Pro Wrestling commentator Kevin Ford felt it was only fair for Mike to have the opportunity to share his side of the story. This podcast is...

Duration: 01:02:45

Hardcore Roundtable- CZW Once in a Lifetime Review

Christopher Lawrence, and F'N Ronnie are joined by JP to discuss the good, bad, and controversy that happened at CZW Once in a Lifetime. Also Joe Gacy fired? We have our reactions,and thoughts on Gacy, his promo, actions, etc. Check out CZW Once in a Lifetime on and

Duration: 02:01:52

Newscast 08/09/17 Behind the Scenes of SCI Tourney, Onita Bait & Switch, & More

Chris GST, Rich Laconi, and Dylan Hales are finally back together AND trying something new with the Newscast. This week they go into some behind the scenes stuff from the 2017 SCI Tournament. Dylan tells some fun stories and talks about some of the thinking that went into this years iteration of the tournament. They also talk about the upcoming SCI Trios Tournament and give some little tidbits about what we can expect. Then the trio delve into the topic of the bait and switch that took...

Duration: 00:54:45

Hardcore Roundtable- CZW Once in a Lifetime Preview, Locker Room Issues & More

Christopher Lawrence and F'N Ronnie talk about the recent locker room story surrounding Joey Janela and Devon Moore. They talk about a legitimate fight breaking out at a Jersey indie show. A full preview for CZW Once in a Lifetime featuring Onita versus Tremont. GCW Art Of War and the retirement of "Lowlife" Louis Ramos is discussed. Check out , and, And for more Chris and Ronnie, check out past episodes of the Hardcore Roundtable on...

Duration: 00:58:58

Dog Days Episode 14 : Scenic City Breakdown

More presents this episode of Dog Days with none other then legendary manager and voice of southern wrestling Dan "The Dragon" Wilson. Kerry catches up with Dan for a brief moment as they go over a quick history of the SCI tournament, breakdown the brackets, and discus their general feelings about some of the possible matches.

Duration: 01:27:39

2017 SCI Tournament Preview Podcast w/ Dylan Hales

Chris GST and Dylan Hales are finally back together to preview this awesome tournament. They go through all of Round 1 matches and answer the emails you sent in with questions and more. The duo talk about some fun Tank stories, what they expect from the night 2 matches that are not Tournament matches. There is also some EXCLUSIVE news about the giveaway going on for this with the bracket challenge. You have to listen to find out how to enter so get at it.

Duration: 00:54:27

¡VIVA CHIKARA! - “Certified Hoss”

Kevin and JUSTIN catch up on the past couple months of CHIKARA happenings, including the inaugural Johnny Kidd Invitational, some storyline revelations, the new Campeones de Parejas, and the hot potato that is the Young Lions Cup. In addition, the pair runs down the entire “Chikarasaurus Rex: Flesh and Stone” event which will be live streamed on CHIKARAtopia this Saturday! It’s the final show before King of Trios weekend, and plenty of implications for CHIKARA going forward hinge on the...

Duration: 00:32:28

Newscast 08/01/17 Omega Back In ROH, AAW Women's Title, Beyond & Tier 1 Results, and More

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are back and have a lot of fun discussion. They talk about the controversial happenings at Tier 1. The big results from Beyond Wrestling and CWF Mid Atlantic. They discuss Kenny Omega's return to ROH to defend the IWGP US Title. AAW's introduction of a Women's Title. Then at the very end they discuss the ROH TV spoilers. Send your thoughts at

Duration: 00:58:23

Beyond Wrestling Americanrana 2017 Preview: Drew Discusses Youtube Revenue, NXT Signees, & More

Our annual tradition continues as Drew Cordeiro joins Chris GST to talk about Americanrana 2017. They talk a lot more about the Youtube ad revenue issues, talent that is seemingly on their way to NXT and who is coming to Beyond, more projects that Beyond is looking into, and a lot more. They also maybe preview the card for Americanrana. Send your thoughts to

Duration: 00:42:59

Newscast 07/25/17 AIW Abso 12 Review, Previews for Beyond, Tier 1, ROH, Daryl, & More

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are back to talk about the weekend in wrestling and preview some bug upcoming shows. Chris is joined by Kenny of the Mystery Men wrestling based band to talk about his live perspective on AIW's Absolution 12 that took place this past weekend. The crowd, the feeling after Chandler Biggin's passing, the matches, and more. Then Rich and Chris talk about some of the upcoming big shows in indie wrestling including Tier 1 2nd anniversary, Beyond Wrestling Americanrana...

Duration: 01:14:17

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