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David Shoemaker hosts 'The Masked Man Show' on the Ringer Podcast Network every week breaking down the everything in the world of professional wrestling.

David Shoemaker hosts 'The Masked Man Show' on the Ringer Podcast Network every week breaking down the everything in the world of professional wrestling.
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David Shoemaker hosts 'The Masked Man Show' on the Ringer Podcast Network every week breaking down the everything in the world of professional wrestling.

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English


Episodes

The Only 'TLC' Preview (Ep. 84)

10/18/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling square up to discuss the news that Jinder Mahal will face Brock Lesnar at 'Survivor Series' (05:00), Kane's return on 'Raw' (12:30), the WWE mass-exodus rumors (15:00), the undeniable chemistry between Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens on 'SmackDown!' (26:00), and predictions for 'TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs' (33:30).

Duration: 00:49:58


Rumors and Reunions (Ep. 83)

10/11/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling address the Neville rumors (02:00), the Shield reunion (13:00), the Sami Zayn–Kevin Owens promo (20:00), and the stellar cage matches from 'Hell in a Cell' (22:30).

Duration: 00:36:27


Remembering Lance Russell and Previewing 'Hell in a Cell' (Ep. 82)

10/4/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling honor the late Lance Russell (04:00) before diving into the match between Braun Strowman and Seth Rollins (12:00), a new (old) gimmick for Mickie James (19:30), Sister Abigail's debut (26:00), and a reunion for the Shield (29:15). Then they predict the winners for 'Hell in a Cell' (36:00).

Duration: 00:56:44


'No Mercy' Fallout and Looking Ahead to 'Hell in a Cell' (Ep. 81)

9/27/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling wrestle with the overuse of the "this is awesome!" chant (02:00), Cesaro getting his teeth knocked up into his gums (12:00), the finisher conundrum (18:00), and the familiar end to Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman's match (27:00). Then, they move on to the booking of Enzo (30:30), Bobby Roode's glorious return (40:30), and the 'Hell in a Cell' card (44:30). They wrap up by answering some Twitter questions (49:00).

Duration: 01:01:00


Remembering Bobby "The Brain" Heenan and Previewing 'No Mercy' (Ep. 80)

9/20/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker, Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling, and the 'Rough Hang' podcast's Dan St. Germain discuss the passing of Bobby "The Brain" Heenan (02:00), and the two biggest matches coming up at 'No Mercy' (11:00). Then, Shoemaker and Schilling dive into the importance of Bobby Heenan in the 1980s (19:30), the tribute video package from Monday (22:30), and Heenan's incredible heel commentary (24:15). Finally, they wrap up by breaking down Jinder Mahal's promo on 'SmackDown'...

Duration: 01:04:48


The Head Butt Heard Round the Universe (Ep. 79)

9/13/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker sits down with Joel Solomon to discuss the Mae Young Classic (02:00), Kevin Owens's vicious assault of Vince McMahon (11:00), the problem with working shoots (29:00), and the Miz abusing Enzo on the mic (35:00).

Duration: 00:54:14


The Big Exits (Ep. 78)

9/6/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling dive into Jeff Jarrett's departure of GFW (01:15), what JBL's absence will mean to the 'SmackDown!' announce team (09:00), the Big Show's final match (18:00), Kevin Owens's death wish on Shane (36:00), and the resurrection of Vince McMahon (41:00).

Duration: 01:00:41


Promos, Injuries, and a Parade of Jobbers (Ep. 77)

8/30/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker is joined by Dave "Vinnie Vegas" Schilling to grapple with Rosemary's injury sustained at the hands of Sexy Star (03:00), the biggest work-shoot promo of the past five years (07:00), what the WWE should do with Roman Reigns going forward (11:30), if the Samoa Joe injury this weekend caused the WWE to pivot to the Cena-Roman feud (19:45), Brock Lesnar's mic skills (28:00), Sasha's inability to defend her title (32:00), and another great 'SmackDown!' (39:00).

Duration: 00:43:51


Mayweather-McGregor Preview With Brian Campbell and Chuck Mindenhall (Ep. 76)

8/24/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker is joined by CBS Sports boxing analyst Brian Campbell to discuss the excitement level in Las Vegas (02:00), who benefits from the switch to eight-ounce gloves (07:00), the boxing media's reaction (12:30), and what will happen after the fight (21:00). Then MMA analyst Chuck Mindenhall calls in to talk about a Floyd Mayweather sighting (37:00), boxing and MMA colliding (39:00), the future for Conor McGregor if he wins (49:00), and what could be the most exciting...

Duration: 01:04:17


Bash at the Beachball (Ep. 75)

8/23/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker is joined by former WWE creative Andrew Goldstein to discuss four nights in Brooklyn (02:30), a huge angle in NXT (07:45), fans and their beach balls (27:15), Big Cass's injury (40:30), the 'No Mercy' matchup between Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman (47:15), and Bobby Roode's debut at 'SmackDown' (50:00).

Duration: 00:54:51


'NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III' and 'SummerSlam' With "Stat Guy" Greg (Ep. 74)

8/21/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker teams up with Greg "The Virgin" Hyde of 'Cheap Heat' to break down Cesaro's blood feud with a beach ball (02:00), Asuka's future (06:00), the end of Baron Corbin (14:00), Enzo's backstage heat (22:00), the biggest pop of the night (29:30), Braun Strowman's feats of strength (34:30), and the lack of Undertaker (38:30).

Duration: 00:44:25


The Homestretch on the Street to 'SummerSlam' (Ep. 73)

8/16/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling start the show by breaking down New Japan Pro-Wrestling's 'G1 Climax 27' tournament (02:00) and the issues faced when accidentally attending a '205 Live' taping (08:00). Then, Nick Munday (finally) joins the show to discuss Baron Corbin's failed cash-in on 'SmackDown!' (18:30), a reboot episode of 'Raw' (30:00), and predictions for this Sunday's big PPV event (40:00).

Duration: 00:57:12


The Street to ‘SummerSlam’ (Ep. 72)

8/9/2017
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The Ringer’s David Shoemaker tags up with Bleacher Report’s Dave Schilling to discuss a Chris Taylor rabbit hole (03:00), why John Cena and Baron Corbin are fighting (12:00), the backstage code of honor (14:00), booing Bayley (20:00), Finn Bálor’s bravery (26:30), reuniting the Shield and the Bullet Club (29:45), the A.J. Styles–Kevin Owens–Shane McMahon segment (39:45), Jinder Mahal and Shinsuke Nakamura in the main event (45:30), and the MASSIVE “Fatal 4-way” main event (51:00).

Duration: 00:59:03


New Songs, Brock vs. "Bones," and Shaping 'SummerSlam' With Ryan Satin (Ep. 71)

8/2/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Dave Schilling are joined by ProWrestlingSheet.com's Ryan Satin to discuss rumors about the WWE Network (05:00), Hannibal Buress's wrestling song (12:30), Elias Samson losing his last name (15:00), new entrance music for Big Cass and Jason Jordan (22:00), Jon Jones challenging Brock Lesnar (28:00), and what SummerSlam looks like at this point (31:00).

Duration: 00:45:48


The Botched Finish (Ep. 70)

7/26/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and "The Birthday Boy" Dave Schilling discuss their favorite moments from 'Battleground' (03:00), a John Cena rumor (07:30), the 'SmackDown' women's division (13:00), the return of the Great Khali (18:15), the "botch of all botches" (25:00), Braun Strowman's haircut (40:00), and the feud between Finn Bálor and Elias Samson (45:00).

Duration: 00:49:19


The Lucas Brothers on 'Battleground' and Kurt Angle's Secret (Ep. 69)

7/19/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling are joined by comedians the Lucas Brothers to discuss Shane McMahon's helicopter crash (02:00), John Cena's promo (05:30), the "Punjabi Prison Match" (12:30), and what to do with Rusev (18:00), and their projected winners for Sunday (24:30). Then they dive into the Kurt Angle–Jason Jordan angle (33:00), Braun Strowman's push (42:00), the cancellation of 'Talking Smack' (47:45), the story of Demolition (50:00), and the Four...

Duration: 00:57:01


Del Rio's Suspension, PPV Breakdown, and 'SummerSlam' Speculation (Ep. 68)

7/12/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker is joined by Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling to discuss the suspension of Alberto Del Rio (01:00), Samoa Joe's performance at "Great Balls of Fire" (05:30), Braun Strowman's "ambulance match" (11:30), the Hardy Boyz losing the "Iron Man match" (22:00), a great episode of 'SmackDown' (32:00), the conundrum of the New Day (35:30), the best entrance since the Undertaker (37:30), and Kurt Angle's mysterious love interest (42:30).

Duration: 00:49:08


Breaking the Fourth Wall and the Return of John Cena (Ep. 67)

7/5/2017
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The Ringer’s David Shoemaker, Bleacher Report’s Dave Schilling, and "The King of Sad Style" Dan St. Germain join forces to discuss Kazuchika Okada’s performance in the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Special (5:00), the Young Bucks' breaking of the fourth wall (8:30), whether Kenny Omega could succeed in the WWE (13:30), the xenophobic overtones of John Cena’s feud with Rusev (21:10), the rap battle between the New Day and the Usos on ‘Smackdown Live’ (23:15), predictions for the upcoming...

Duration: 00:48:47


Great LaVar Ball of Fire With Tony Schiavone (Ep. 66)

6/28/2017
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The Ringer’s David Shoemaker and Bleacher Report's Dave Schilling are joined by “The Silverlake Heartthrob” Steve Kazee to discuss LaVar Ball's appearance on “Raw” (04:45), Samoa Joe choking out Brock Lesnar (14:15), Finn Balor and the Hardys (20:00), Braun throwing Roman at an ambulance (20:45), the gauntlet match (24:30), the “Money In The Bank” rematch (28:30), and the return of the “Punjabi Prison Match” (35:00). Then, Tony Schiavone of “What Happened When” joins the show to discuss...

Duration: 01:23:22


Getting to the Bottom of Things With Zach Linder (Ep. 65)

6/22/2017
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The Ringer's David Shoemaker is joined by former WWE.com writer Zach Linder to discuss meeting WWE Hall of Famer/POTUS Donald Trump (02:00), James Ellsworth's impact at 'Money in the Bank' (09:30), when the New Day should break up (18:00), Lana's debut against Naomi (20:00), Triple H and the Ring of Honor influence (30:00), the Jinder Mahal era (37:50), Baron Corbin's new briefcase (41:00), the breakup of Enzo and Cass (49:00), "the night that changed wrestling" with Kevin Nash (53:00),...

Duration: 01:04:46

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