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Voices of Wrestling is a different type of wrestling blog. Our goal is to take an intelligent, deep look at the art of professional wrestling (past and present). We specialize in show reviews and insights from all across the world of professional wrestling.

Voices of Wrestling is a different type of wrestling blog. Our goal is to take an intelligent, deep look at the art of professional wrestling (past and present). We specialize in show reviews and insights from all across the world of professional wrestling.
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Voices of Wrestling is a different type of wrestling blog. Our goal is to take an intelligent, deep look at the art of professional wrestling (past and present). We specialize in show reviews and insights from all across the world of professional wrestling.

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English


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Wrestling Omakase #21: WWE Year in Review w/ Kelly Harrass & August Baker

11/21/2017
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Our 2017 Year in Review series continues this week with everyone's favorite promotion, World Wrestling Entertainment! John is joined by the only two members of the VOW family who can be reliably counted on for WWE PPV roundtables, Kelly Harrass (@comicgeekelly) & August Baker (@augustbaker12), as we break down WWE's 2017! We discuss what the top WWE and NXT contenders might be for various year end awards (MVP, Most Outstanding, Show of the Year, and more), whether the return of split brand...

Duration: 02:04:42


58: Brit Wres Roundtable: RPW & NJPW Global Wars UK

11/20/2017
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Arn is joined by Robin to discuss the recent Global Wars UK weekend that New Japan and Rev Pro jointly hosted. These shows featured the much talked about Keith Lee vs. Tomohiro Ishii and the amazing conclusion of the Ospreay and Sabre trilogy.

Duration: 01:18:43


New Japan Purocast – Purocast Year End Awards 2017 Preview

11/20/2017
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In this week’s edition of the New Japan Purocast, we take a look at the categories and nominees for the 3rd Annual Purocast Year End Awards! Plus, WTL discussion and much more!

Duration: 01:51:29


242. WWE Survivor Series, NXT Takeover War Games Reviews

11/20/2017
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Rob and Jeff review WWE Survivor Series 2017 featuring Raw vs Smackdown, plus NXT Takeover: War Games featuring the return of a WCW classic. Also, what's next for EVERYBODY!?

Duration: 01:12:08


23: Wrestlenomics Radio: Jinder experiment done?, NJPW revenue, Zayn & Owens sent home

11/19/2017
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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard (@BrandonThurston) discuss recent events in wrestling news, including: WWE in India, NXT vs. ROH in San Antonio, James Ellsworth, NJPW's revenue for the year, Wrestle Kingdom 12 possibly coming to PPV, Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens sent home from European tour, Zayn vs. Roman Reigns as an attendance draw, WWE legal update, the NWA title and more! Become a Patreon supporter and see the show notes with exclusive detail, article links, commentary...

Duration: 02:49:07


Burning Spirits #52: BJW November Korakuen, BJW Core & Catchup

11/17/2017
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Well, the whole gang is finally back together to talk some Big Japan. But First! Brennan shares some stories and highlights from his wedding. Then we move on to discuss Big Japan's new streaming service, BJW Core. We discuss our experiences with the site, the content issues, and coverage of the promotion going forward. We then move on to the matches, covering the deathmatch title bout from 10/8, the Saikyou Tag League Finals from 10/15, and the much sought after 11/1 Korakuen show,...

Duration: 01:31:39


VOW Flagship: Survivor Series, War Games & NWA/Tim Storm

11/17/2017
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Topics on this week's Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast include a look at the much-anticipated Tim Storm/Nick Aldis match, what's next for Storm and the NWA and how their simple approach to building matches is working. We then get very WWE-heavy as we preview their upcoming weekend including NXT TakeOver: War Games, WWE Survivor Series 2017 as well as discussions about the release of James Ellsworth and changes to the WWE India Tour.

Duration: 02:45:05


Wrestling Omakase #20: AJPW Year in Review w/ Eyean

11/16/2017
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This week on Wrestling Omakase we begin our Year in Review Series! Each episode will recap a specific promotion's 2017 with passionate fans/viewers of the company, giving you match recommendations, picks for various awards (MVP/Most Outstanding/Show/Tag Team/etc.), and an overview of what the past year has looked like. It's a great way to wind down 2017, and it starts this week with All Japan! Our guest is Eyean (@skrongstyle), a very devoted AJPW fan, and together he and John break down...

Duration: 01:52:57


241. NXT Takeover, Survivor Series, Paige return, Swagger MMA

11/15/2017
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WWE Survivor Series happens this Sunday, and Shake Them Ropes is here to run down all of the numerous card changes from this week's WWE TV. We discuss the most anticipated matches, how we expect them to unfold, and whether or not Kurt Angle will wrestle in a shirt. Plus, NXT Takeover preview as War Games may just be the most anticipated show of the weekend. Could the return of the infamous WCW match type lead to a resurgence of NXT? And is it Nikki Cross' time in the NXT Women's Division?...

Duration: 01:11:20


Five Star Match Game #3: Shake Them Ropes (WWE & NXT)

11/14/2017
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The Five Star Match Game returns! Production problems abound, but they can't take away from the titanic tussle between Shake Them Ropes co-hosts Rob McCarron and Jeff Hawkins! The pair clash in 5 rounds of trivia focusing on modern WWE and NXT. Who wins? Who loses? Is Headbutt a real band? Tune in and find out!

Duration: 00:39:51


Music of the Mat #20.5: Q&A Number Two

11/14/2017
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On this bonus episode of Music of the Mat, Chris and Andrew answer some listener questions and deliver an important announcement about the future of the podcast.

Duration: 00:53:54


Open the Voice Gate #25: 25?!

11/13/2017
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Yes, Open the Voice Gate is back for our 25th episode, a milestone that literally none of us were even aware of as we recorded it (as you'll hear when we mention it approximately zero times). We celebrate it the only way we know how: by obliviously ignoring it and drudging on to talk all things Dragon Gate! John, Mike, and Milo talk the Gate of Destiny PPV, easily DG's best of the year, breaking everything down including the MOTYC main event between Mochizuki & Susumu, Ricochet's return to...

Duration: 02:15:44


VOW Flagship: Zayn & Owens, Power Struggle, Bound for Glory, Dragon Gate & more!

11/10/2017
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Another busy week in the world of wrestling as Joe and Rich talk about the developing story with Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens, NJPW's Power Struggle, Wrestle Kingdom 12, World Tag League lineups, Impact Wrestling's Bound for Glory PPV, Dragon Gate's Gate of Destiny and some surprises along the way.

Duration: 03:31:26


240. WWE TV Chaos, Chris Jericho in NJPW, Survivor Series

11/9/2017
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Chris Jericho has returned to NJPW, setting up a huge battle of Canadian stars at Wrestle Kingdom 12 in January. Plus, WWE TV chaos with Owens and Zayn. Support our sponsor and try great meals in the process - Start now with $30 off your first order! Visit http://www.blueapron.com/shake

Duration: 00:57:41


Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballots

11/9/2017
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Chris Harrington (@mookieghana) and Brandon Howard (@BrandonThurston) discuss who they voted for in this year Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame balloting. Includes discussion on candidates like AJ Styles, CM Punk, Junkyard Dog, Edge, Randy Orton, Jun Akiyama, CIMA, Hayabusa, Sgt. Slaughter, Cien Caras, Blue Panther, Villano III, Los Misioneros de la Muerte, Jimmy Hart, Gary Hart and more!

Duration: 01:06:17


Wrestling Omakase #19: CZW w/ Jake & Kevin Brown

11/9/2017
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C! Z! W! On this week's episode of Wrestling Omakase, John is joined by Jake (@Oatgan) & Kevin Brown (@darukinoi) to discuss the longtime northeast independent promotion. If you've ever wondered just what the hell the deal is when people start talking about CZW, hear it straight from two fans. Everything is touched upon including the differences in the Zandig/Hyde/Callihan eras, the "big three" yearly events of CZW over the years (Cage of Death, Tournament of Death, and Best of the Best),...

Duration: 02:02:02


57: Brit Wres Roundtable: PROGRESS Chapter 56 & wXw London

11/7/2017
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Arn and Oli talk through the weekend that was wXw London and PROGRESS Chapter 56, featuring yet another amazing encounter in the Starr vs. WALTER rivalry and an overall very eventful PROGRESS show.

Duration: 01:16:38


22: Wrestlenomics Radio: Jericho vs. Omega at WK12, WWE releases, WWE popularity

11/5/2017
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00:00:00 Banter: Amazon Alexa, curling 00:09:54 New Japan: Jericho vs. Omega, Switchblade, US date announced 00:48:20 AJPW/NJPW/DDT attendance 00:57:05 WWE releases Emma, Summer Rae, Darren Young, Leo Gao and Sawyer Fulton 01:26:04 Audio from our YouTube show: WWE popularity, Google Trends, average attendance, How WWE can prevent another stock price crash YouTube link: https://youtu.be/WAF1oSjAEVM Get early access to our Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame discussion via our Patreon page:...

Duration: 02:55:46


Burning Spirits #51: Suwama vs. Doering, Onita Retirement, Takeshita vs Dino

11/3/2017
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While Brennan is exploring the mighty Redwoods, Kevin and Drew hold down the fort on Burning Spirits. Starting with All Japan, Drew and Kevin discuss the Suwama vs. Doering Triple Crown match, the booking of the feud, and if such a discussion is even warranted in the first place. Next up is the Asushi Onita retirement, in which Onita proves there's no one else like him on earth. Lastly, Drew rants about the dependability of Big Match Dino, and there's some discussion about the direction of...

Duration: 01:32:19


VOW Flagship: Power Struggle, Bound for Glory, NWA/Tim Storm & more!

11/3/2017
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This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, we preview NJPW Power Struggle, discuss recent releases in both TNA and WWE, preview TNA's Bound for Glory PPV, the awesome work being done by NWA in promoting champion Tim Storm and of course take our victory lap for Asuka.

Duration: 03:08:17

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