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Spotlight Bonus Audio: WrestleMania Day Two Live Stream

Spotlight Bonus Audio: WrestleMania Day Two Live Stream

April 6, 2020

**WrestleMania Day 2 begins 03:30**

As they continue one of the worst decisions of their lives, listen along as Benno, Joe and JP are again joined by GRAPPL Gareth and Matty Edwards, as well as Andy Ogden and Will Cooling to do a live watch-along of Day 2 of WrestleMania. Spoiler: The will to live is lost by Orton and Edge onwards. Here is the audio though!

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Spotlight Bonus Audio: WrestleMania Day One Live Stream

Spotlight Bonus Audio: WrestleMania Day One Live Stream

April 5, 2020

**WrestleMania Day 1 begins 10:40**

In an entirely unplanned, untested and largely unsynchronised live stream, Benno, Joe and JP are joined by GRAPPL Gareth and later, Matty Edwards to live stream WrestleMania. Here is that audio.

Stephanie McMahon is on screen for the intro to WrestleMania at 10:40-ish.

Tune into Benno's Twitter tonight for more of the same.

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Spotlight: “Woke Chubby Brown” (WrestleMania Preview, Benoit Dark Side of the Ring, AEW Dynamite, MLW Fusion, Shiozaki vs. Fujita)

Spotlight: “Woke Chubby Brown” (WrestleMania Preview, Benoit Dark Side of the Ring, AEW Dynamite, MLW Fusion, Shiozaki vs. Fujita)

March 31, 2020

Benno, Joe and JP return to catch up on their last week in quarantine, discussing the conclusion of Dark Side Of The Ring Chris Benoit episodes with a look at their own reactions and fandom in 2007. They also, in lighter news discuss and preview (kind of) the upcoming "Too Big For One Night" WrestleMania 36 with card changes and all, as well as the latest episodes of AEW Dyanmite, MLW Fusion and the polarising GRAPPL ratings on the Go Shiozaki vs. Kazuyuki Fujita match from Pro Wrestling NOAH this week.

Also, Woke Chubby Brown.

SHOWNOTES

00:24 Intro/Nonsense
39:00 Chris Benoit, Dark Side Of The Ring 
1:12:25 WWE WrestleMania, card changes, Roman Reigns
1:41:00 AEW Dynamite, Brodie Lee on TIJ
1:58:45 Shiozaki vs. Fujita
2:06:15 MLW Fusion

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Spotlight Special: WCW Spring Stampede 1994 Review (featuring Martin Bushby)

Spotlight Special: WCW Spring Stampede 1994 Review (featuring Martin Bushby)

March 26, 2020

In a special edition of Spotlight, Benno, Joe and JP are joined by POST Wrestling's Martin Bushby to review WCW Spring Stampede 1994! 

They discuss everything from Johnny B Badd openers, to Dustin Rhodes, the new singles runs of the Hollywood Blondes, a crazy Chicago Street Fight, and the big main event of Ric Flair and Ricky Steamboat. They also discuss their own WCW fandom and some of their favourite memories from 1990's WCW and the pre-Hogan era. 

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Spotlight: “Lockdown” (AEW Dynamite, WrestleMania, GCW, MLW, Classic All Japan, ROH)

Spotlight: “Lockdown” (AEW Dynamite, WrestleMania, GCW, MLW, Classic All Japan, ROH)

March 24, 2020

As the UK Lockdown begins, Benno, Joe and JP chat this week's edition of AEW Dynamite from an empty arena, the latest on WrestleMania, some MLW TV, GCW, Vice Secrets Of The Ring and some retro chat on early 90's WCW, Mid 2000's ROH, classic All Japan, and everything else they've been watching while trapped at home. 

All this plus lengthy talk on JP's Football Manager save, Classic Match Of The Day, Harry Redknapp, Gronk, Heineken, Baggy Jeans, Fake Tans, LA Park's cooking and more. 

SHOWNOTES

00:24 Intro/Nonsense/Non-Wrestling talk
35:40 Wrestling talk (mostly) 

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Spotlight: “Vincels” (Coronavirus cancellations, WrestleMania as a studio show, WrestleTalk Showcase, AEW, Smackdown)

Spotlight: “Vincels” (Coronavirus cancellations, WrestleMania as a studio show, WrestleTalk Showcase, AEW, Smackdown)

March 17, 2020

Benno, Joe and JP distract themselves from self-isolation and the world around them by talking Heat, the best Arnie films, Roy Chubby Brown, Jim Davidson, the Spice Boys, classic Match Of The Day, Wayne Rooney, Pods, Ben Shermans, The Word, bottles of Kaliber and more. 

Also, they talk all the wrestling cancellations of the month, Smackdown vs Will Ospreay's no fans show, AEW, the Coronavirus effect on indie promoters and wrestlers, and the breaking news during the show of WrestleMania being moved to be a studio show.

SHOWNOTES

00:24 Intro/Nonsense
31:30 Coronavirus Cancellations, Smackdown with no fans
58:40 WrestleTalk Showcase 
1:16:06 Breaking News WWE WrestleMania  announced as taking place from the WWE Performance Center, AEW
1:33:34 Joe watches wXw, WrestleMania 7, WCW 1994

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Spotlight: “Will Cooling” (David Starr leaves wXw, 16 Carat Gold, AEW Dynamite, Blood and Guts, Qatar Pro Wrestling, 90’s All Japan, Bryan vs Gulak)

Spotlight: “Will Cooling” (David Starr leaves wXw, 16 Carat Gold, AEW Dynamite, Blood and Guts, Qatar Pro Wrestling, 90’s All Japan, Bryan vs Gulak)

March 11, 2020

Benno, Joe and JP talk David Starr's exit from wXw and what it means for the wider European scene as Benno returns from wXw 16 Carat. They also talk a potential WWE stadium show in the UK, AEW at Craven Cottage, the Big Bossman in 90's All Japan, Qatar Pro Wrestling, Wim Wenders, Bobby Sands, Emile Heskey and most importantly, Will Cooling.

SHOWNOTES

00:21 Intro/Nonsense
22:30 David Starr, wXw 16 Carat 2020
1:25:45 WWE UK stadium show, Qatar Pro Wrestling
1:45:50 90's All Japan, the best tag matches of all time
2:10:11 AEW Dynamite

Will Cooling on David Starr: https://www.pwtorch.com/site/2020/03/09/cooling-david-starr-the-extremist-announces-he-and-wxw-have-come-to-a-mutual-agreement-to-part-ways/
Riptide Medical Info: https://www.riptidewrestling.com/medical-resource?fbclid=IwAR3c-WlYyAvnU4rRJGZOBXZuaCo5KaWF4gYKNwLL6WYM9YO5q7peBqDafwc

 

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Spotlight: “Dirty Tuesday” (AEW Revolution Full Review, New Japan Cup cancellations, AJPW, NXT Japan and WWE Super Showdown)

Spotlight: “Dirty Tuesday” (AEW Revolution Full Review, New Japan Cup cancellations, AJPW, NXT Japan and WWE Super Showdown)

March 4, 2020

**AEW Revolution Review starts at 55:24**

Benno, Joe and JP review in full AEW's latest PPV Revolution, with a big title change, a potential MOTY candidate, a divisive Cody vs MJF match and the rest of a stacked card.

They also find some time to talk PAC vs Omega, the New Japan Cup cancellation, Nick Aldis, Sonny Onoo, Goldberg, NXT Japan, World Of Sport, Benno's trip away and more. Also, Dirty Tuesday.

SHOWNOTES

00:15 Intro/Nonsense
18:18 WWE Saudi, New Japan Cup delayed, AJPW NXT Japan rumours, Nick Aldis, Sonny Onoo
55:24 AEW Revolution Full Review, Pac vs Omega

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Spotlight: “Lasher Lemon” (AEW Dynamite, Revolution, New Japan Cup, RPW On Demand, AJPW, Eastenders)

Spotlight: “Lasher Lemon” (AEW Dynamite, Revolution, New Japan Cup, RPW On Demand, AJPW, Eastenders)

February 26, 2020

Benno, Joe and JP discuss the big AEW Revolution card coming up this weekend with a lengthy review of last week's AEW Dynamite and also talk Fury vs Wilder, some more Ruthless Aggression, WrestleMania, revisit ZSJ vs Ospreay on Rev Pro On Demand and talk the New Japan Cup, TNT Wrestling, All Japan and more.

Also, Lasher Lemon.

00:44 Intro/Nonsense
18:00 Fury/Wilder, WWE in Saudi, WrestleMania, Ruthless Aggression, Criticism in Wrestling
50:10 AEW Dynamite, AEW Revolution
1:26:06 ZSJ vs Ospreay on RPW On Demand
1:51:45 New Japan Cup, Ishii vs Shingo, Copperbox rumours
2:04:39 TNT Merseyside Massacre
2:11:48 AJPW/Bonus Eastenders Chat

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Spotlight: “Ovaltine” (Rev Pro High Stakes, NXT Takeover Portland, WWE Ruthless Aggression, AEW Dynamite, GCW Gage vs RSP)

Spotlight: “Ovaltine” (Rev Pro High Stakes, NXT Takeover Portland, WWE Ruthless Aggression, AEW Dynamite, GCW Gage vs RSP)

February 18, 2020

In a packed show Benno, Joe and JP talk their weekend in London for a stacked Rev Pro High Stakes card, review NXT Takeover Portland from Sunday, talk WWE's revisionist history Ruthless Aggression documentary series, as well as chat Nick Gage vs Rickey Shane Page from GCW Run Rickey Run, the latest episode of AEW Dynamite, the announcement of NXT UK Takeover Dublin, and more!

Also, Ovaltine.

SHOWNOTES:

00:10 Intro/nonsense
14:26 Rev Pro High Stakes
57:22 WWE Ruthless Aggression, NXT Takeover Portland
1:48:11 GCW Nick Gage vs Rickey Shane Page
2:03:03 AEW Dynamite

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