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Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast

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30+ year veteran Hall of Fame pro wrestling journalist Wade Keller from Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter and PWTorch.com discusses the top stories of the week in pro wrestling with top-level guest cohosts and interviews pro wrestling's newsmakers each week. 640160

30+ year veteran Hall of Fame pro wrestling journalist Wade Keller from Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter and PWTorch.com discusses the top stories of the week in pro wrestling with top-level guest cohosts and interviews pro wrestling's newsmakers each week. 640160

Location:

St Paul, MN

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30+ year veteran Hall of Fame pro wrestling journalist Wade Keller from Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter and PWTorch.com discusses the top stories of the week in pro wrestling with top-level guest cohosts and interviews pro wrestling's newsmakers each week. 640160

Language:

English


Episodes

WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (7-3-2012): Keller & Powell discuss Cena-Punk, Vince digs at Hulk, Money in the Bank, Doink, more

7/5/2022
In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (7-3-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls and answer email questions on a wide variety of topics including lots of thoughts on the previous night's Raw, Money in the Bank speculation, TNA, Doink, C.M. Punk-John Cena, Vince McMahon's digs at Hulk Hogan, protecting wrestlers' heel characters, and more.

Duration:02:02:10

WKPWP Interview Classic with ex-WWE Creative John Piermarini (10 Yrs Ago): Reaction to Cena divorce, Cena-Rock dynamite, Lesnar push, more

7/3/2022
In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (6-29-2012), Wade Keller interviews former WWE Creative Team member John Piermarini (2009-2010), who returned to the show for the first time this year. He reacted to major stories this week and biggest stories so far this year including the John Cena-Rock dynamic, the push of Brock Lesnar, the Cena divorce, Cena's nine year old fan's comment this week, his reaction to last night's Impact, and much more all from the perspective of...

Duration:02:39:44

WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (6-28-2017): Keller & Powell discuss Miz with Ball family, GLOW, Summerslam speculation, Slammiversary, Cena

7/1/2022
In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (6-28-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net’s Jason Powell discuss GLOW, Impact-GFW merger, Slammiversary, Jinder Mahal, Post-Shake-up Smackdown blues, the Great Balls of Fire name, Jinder Mahal’s progress, and more with callers and emails in the mix. Then, in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, Wade and Jason discuss the Women’s Money in the Bank redo, Miz TV with Ball...

Duration:02:22:02

WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (6-26-2012): Keller & Powell talk Cena's asinine nine year old comment, unnecessary digs at Piper & Foley

6/30/2022
In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (6-26-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls and answer email questions on a wide variety of topics including lots of thoughts on a newsworthy Raw including unnecessary digs at Roddy Piper and Mick Foley, John Cena's asinine nine year old comment, Chris Jericho's return, Money in the Bank developments, and much more on Raw. Plus reaction to the A.J....

Duration:02:23:00

WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Fann: In-person at Forbidden Door, Cena on Raw, Khan media scrum, MITB preview & picks, McMahon scandal

6/29/2022
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Rich Fann, a Pro Wrestling Torch columnist. They discuss these topics: - In-person at AEW/NJPW Forbidden Door - Claudio's upside in AEW - Tony Khan media scrum highlights - John Cena's return at Raw and the awkwardness of McMahon leaving the ring - WWE Money in the Bank preview and picks - Vince McMahon scandal - More

Duration:02:02:39

WKPWP Interview Classic with Matt Hardy (10 Yrs Ago): Keller and callers ask about his regrets and mistakes, wrestling injured, more

6/25/2022
In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (6-24-2012), Wade Keller interviews former WWE and TNA wrestler Matt Hardy. He talks about his path to recovery from addiction, his regrets including some public internet stunts and videos he'd like to take back, how he approaches his current phase in life, what changes he thinks the leading promotions should take to improve the welfare of wrestlers, and much more. Live callers and email questions add to the mix of topics that...

Duration:02:01:27

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin: Latest on Vince McMahon, Forbidden Door PPV preview, Slammiversary review, Raw, Smackdown, NXT

6/24/2022
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin, a PWTorch VIP analyst. They discuss these topics: - Vince McMahon's TV appearances and media coverage - AEW/NJPW Forbidden Door preview - Review of AEW Rampage - Review of AEW Dynamite including Bryan Danielson's announcement and PPV hype - WWE Smackdown TV review including Vince McMahon's segment - NXT 2.0 TV review - WWE Raw review including...

Duration:03:09:07

WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (6-21-2017): Keller & Bryant talk Women’s MITB re-do, Enzo-Cass break-up, Summerslam line-up potential, more

6/21/2022
In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (6-21-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and PWTorch columnist Travis Bryant discuss the Women’s Money in the Bank re-do and how Daniel Bryan handled it last night, the Enzo and Cass angle on Monday, various potential Summerslam line-ups, Jinder Mahal’s progress, and more with callers and emails in the mix.

Duration:01:52:48

WKPWP Interview Classics with ex-WWE Creative Chris DeJoseph and Lance Archer (10 Yrs Ago): McMahon insights, inner workers of WWE, more

6/18/2022
In this week's Interview Classic episode, we present two interviews. First, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's June 8, 2012 interview with former WWE Creative Team Member ('04-'10) Chris DeJoseph with fascinating insight into Vince McMahon's creative process and writing Raw. Also, specific details on pitching creating ideas to Chris Jericho, The Big Show, Randy Orton, Shawn Michaels, Triple H, the Divas, and more. Who was easy to work with? Who was unpredictable? Also,...

Duration:02:51:53

WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (6-12-2012): Three-hour Raws, Vince McMahon's bullying nature, Ric Flair, Vader's return, more

6/17/2022
In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (6-12-2012), guest host Bruce Mitchell and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell tackle last night's three hour episode of WWE Raw including breaking news during the show regarding the ratings, plus Vince's bullying nature on display, Big Show's heel turn further explained, Vader's return and the longevity of fans embracing him, and much more. Bruce even allows a couple callers to grace the show...

Duration:02:27:01

WKPWP Interview Classics with "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan (10 Yrs Ago): When was Andre happiest, temptations on the road, WrestleMania memories

6/15/2022
This week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (5/11/2012) features "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan as the "Interview Friday" guest for the second straight week. The interview, conducted by PWTorch editor Wade Keller and columnist Bruce Mitchell, begins with his thoughts on the news of John Cena filing for divorce and how he managed to keep his marriage strong throughout his years as a pro wrestler. He talks about the availability of one night stands and how many wrestlers took advantage of...

Duration:01:55:06

WKPWP Tuesday Flagship (AD-FREE): Keller & Heydorn talk Jeff Hardy DUI arrest, State of AEW booking after Punk injury, Riddle vs. Reigns

6/14/2022
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch assistant editor Zack Heydorn. They discuss these topics: - The Jeff Hardy DUI arrest, AEW’s statement today, and Hardy’s future - The State of AEW booking after C.M. Punk injury throws things into disarray - How AEW can focus their booking in way that can expand their audience - Jay White’s IWGP Title win at NJPW Dominion - Early Money in the Bank picks...

Duration:02:04:49

WKPWP Interview Classic with "X-Pac" Sean Waltman (10 Yrs Ago): Thoughts on Lesnar's return, Rock pinning Cena at WrestleMania, Russo Roast

6/11/2022
In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's June 1, 2012 interview with Sean "X-Pac" Waltman including his evaluation of WWE Developmental, FCW, from his in-person scouting and coaching. What stars stand out as strong prospects, who is ready, and what does he think of the changing of head trainer from Tom Prichard to Bill DeMott. Also, live calls and email questions on TNA's future, Gut Check, Matt Morgan, C.M. Punk, Brock Lesnar, and more.

Duration:02:25:49

WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (6-5-2012): Keller & Powell talk Cena-Cole BBQ Underwear match, Raw ratings analysis, Vince's return to TV

6/10/2022
In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (6-5-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls on a variety of topics including Cena-Cole BBQ Underwear match, Raw ratings analysis, Vince McMahon's return to TV, No Way Out, Sin Cara, Wellness Program, Kane's match quality, the next generation of WWE stars, the TNA Hall of Fame announcement, top TNA HOF candidates, and more.

Duration:02:33:07

WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (6-7-2017): Keller & Powell talk Joe-Heyman, GLOW on Netflix, Rusev, Bayley-Bliss, Reigns with callers

6/9/2022
In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (6-7-2017), Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net’s Jason Powell discuss the Samoa Joe-Paul Heyman segment, Roman Reigns, Jinder Mahal, Bayley-Alexa Bliss, Hardys-Sheamus/Cesaro, Lana, and more with callers & email input throughout. Then in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, Wade and Jason discuss Jinder Mahal and grade his performance so far as a top heel act, would Vince McMahon rather Raw be...

Duration:02:58:12

WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk Punk and Cody injuries and impact on booking plans, MJF controversy, Edge turn, Stephanie

6/7/2022
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net. They discuss these topics: - C.M. Punk's injury, the resulting convoluted AEW Interim Title tournament, the explanation for Jon Moxley's placement in the tournament, who might have been part of the Summer of Punk in AEW, whether Punk was going heel or should go heel, and more about that situation. - MJF controversy, theories on...

Duration:02:29:31

WKPWP Interview Classic with Jimmy Hart (10 Yrs Ago): Real story on break-up with Hogan and recent reconciliation, Savage & Elizabeth, more

6/4/2022
In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's May 22, 2012 interview with long-time WWF and WCW manager Jimmy Hart who, with guest cohost Bruce Mitchell, take live calls and discuss a variety of topics from his career including breaking into wrestling in Memphis, Andy Kaufmann, Memphis Heat documentary, Nasty Boys, Hart Foundation, Honky Tonk Man, Tyson Kidd, and more. Then in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, he tells the real story...

Duration:02:59:00

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin: Making sense of the MJF promo and weekend events, HIAC preview, reviews of Dynamite, SD, more

6/3/2022
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin, a PWTorch VIP analyst. They discuss these topics: - Lengthy analysis of the MJF promo on Dynamite, what is a work and what was a shoot, who was helped and who was hurt, and how this all affects other wrestlers in AEW. - Full review of Dynamite. - Full review of Rampage. - Full review of WWE Smackdown - Full review of WWE Raw - Full preview of the...

Duration:02:41:48

WKPWP - Flagship from 5 Yrs Ago (6-1-2017): Keller & Fairplay talk Roman being booed, Jinder's push, Angle's in-ring comeback, more

6/1/2022
In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (5-17-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and Jonny Fairplay of Survivor fame and TNA preview in-depth that coming Sunday’s WWE Extreme Rules line-up, then hit on some hot topics in pro wrestling including Jinder Mahal’s push, Roman Reigns’s fan reception, Kurt Angle’s potential matches if he makes an in-ring comeback, Sasha Banks integrating into 205 Live, Randy Orton’s promo this week, Dolph...

Duration:01:48:33

WKPWP - Flagship from 10 Yrs Ago (5-29-2012): Keller & Powell discuss Lesnar showing up at UFC, Punk, Jericho, Styles, Hogan, live callers

6/1/2022
In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (5-29-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls and answer emails on Brock Lesnar's appearance at the UFC PPV and talk of him returning to MMA, Chris Jericho's suspension, C.M. Punk in WWE, Big Show explaining his heel turn, Hulk Hogan's role in TNA, TNA suing WWE, repetitiveness on WWE TV, and much more with live callers and emails.

Duration:02:10:54