Wrestling Mayhem Show 661: He Once Was A Boy

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We’re in a post-WrestleMania haze as Victor Benjamin and Lady Frost join us in studio to talk about their exploits.  The crew is otherwise discussing this week in wrestling news, including:

  • WrestleMania 35 happened. Our crew is sharing their thoughts.
  • If WrestleMania 35 was in New Jersey, why did they say it was in New York City?
  • Our guest Victor Benjamin got his WrestleMania moment.
  • Our guests Victor Benjamin and Lady Frost were involved with some WrestleMania events. They’re sharing some of it with us.
  • Lady Frost and Victor Benjamin got to spend some quality time with Uncle Mick (Foley).
  • We’re learning there’s such a thing as Pancakes and Piledrivers!
  • This week’s Big Question: What was your standout WrestleMania moment from the weekend?
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 658: Who’s The Good Guy? Who’s The Bad Guy?

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Sorg, Mad Mike, and Mainstream Matt are joined by our guest, Nick Farrah, as MayhemMania continues!  This week we’re talking about: 

  • Becky Lynch is not only “The Man,” she is also a helper that Mr. Rogers could be proud of.
  • WrestleMania is four weeks away. We’re sharing our thoughts and expectations.
  • Friend of the Show DJ Z is no longer a free agent. Congrats to him and his future endeavors at NXT!
  • Another Pittsburgh wrestler doing big things is Britt Baker. We saw her at IWC Wrestling where she sealed her spot as the FIRST female competitor in the Super Indy tournament!
  • We were entertained by a cellphone video of Nick McCune who helped the police detain a suspect at an Altoona Denny’s restaurant.
  • It’s that magical time of the show where we take some creative license. That’s right, it’s MayhemMania time.
  • What did you learn in wrestling this week?

Follow our stable on Twitter: Nick Farrah (@prefame_ging), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883), Sorg (@Sorgatron), Matt (@MainstreamMat), and a cast of Mayhem Mania participants!

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 657: Guardians of the Independents

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Matt Light joins Larry, Sorg, Mad Mike and Mainstream Matt as we roll into another recap of this week in wrestling news, including:

  • RAW was here in Pittsburgh – and we saw a ton of familiar faces on our TVs.
  • Mainstream Matt hates what Ronda Rousey is doing – it’s breaking the relationship between the viewer and the character.
  • Our guest, Matt Light, is telling us about Blackcraft Wrestling!
  • It is time for MayhemMania with our guest Matt Light and some of the finest from our WMS stable.
  • What did you learn from wrestling this week?

Follow our stable on Twitter: Matt Light (@mattlightcomedy), Larry (@MutilatorLarry), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883), Sorg (@Sorgatron), Matt (@MainstreamMat), and a cast of Mayhem Mania participants!

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 655: Safety Guaranteed – OSHA Approved

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It’s a little bit of chaos this week as Mad Mike, Mainstream Matt, and Sorg are joined in studio by OSHA, Inc.’s Ronnie Starks, Dan Sandwich, and Tatiana Rose.

  • We had a chance to see Fighting With My Family and are sharing some thoughts.
  • Spoiler: If you know Paige’s career, prepare to be confused a little by Fighting With My Family.
  • We talk with OSHA, Inc about the sweet Royal 8 Cup from Black Diamond Wrestling
  • We wrap up the show with this week’s MayhemMania moves.
  • What did we learn from wrestling this week?

Follow our stable on Twitter: Ronnie Starks (@starkswrestling), Dan Sandwich(@mToSandwich), Tatiana Rose(@MssTatianaRose),  Matt (@MainstreamMat), Sorg (@Sorgatron), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883) and a cast of Mayhem Mania participants!

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 652: Babyface Batista

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Marcus Mann joins the mayhem this week, which means it’s likely we’ll be talking very little wrestling and a bunch of John Cena.  Thankfully we have Larry, Matt, Rizz, Mad Mike, and Sorg to keep the show rolling as we discuss:

  • We have Marcus Mann on the show – the guy who hasn’t watched wrestling since September?
  • Welcome to the Young Justice episode?
  • Marcus Mann is sharing some thoughts on Brock Lesnar and Brock-being-Brock.
  • Anytime Marcus Mann watches a wrestling match, he has some psychology assessments thanks to Shirley Doe.
  • Ronda Rousey and Brock Lesnar are there for particular reasons in WWE. They are in a category of their own.
  • Liking our discussion about intergender wrestling? Join us for our panel.
  • Randy Orton walks a line all the time.
  • This is the time in the show when Marcus Mann tells us how amazing John Cena is.
  • Marcus Mann is not a fan of skinny Cena.
  • With Patreon in the Bank looming, we’re looking to see if Marcus Mann can book a MayhemMania match WITHOUT John Cena (if someone uses an eliminator).
  • It’s MayhemMania time. We can’t wait to see what our crew books this week!
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

Follow our stable on Twitter: Larry (@MutilatorLarry), Matt (@MainstreamMat), Marcus Mann (@MarcusMannBHS), Sorg (@Sorgatron), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883) and Rizz (@TheeRizz)

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 651: Cuddly Teddy Bear With Fangs

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We made it through the Royal Rumble this past weekend.  But, more importantly, we made it through Week 1 of MayhemMania.  We’ve got Beastman in studio as Sorg, Larry, Mad Mike, and Matt take us through this week in wrestling news, including:

  • Is Becky Lynch the new Stone Cold Steve Austin?
  • Nia Jax entered the men’s Royal Rumble match, which is sparking some new conversation about intergender wrestling.
  • There are two types of wrestling fans: Those who are on board with intergender wrestling, and those who are not. And, there isn’t really any gray area about it.
  • There was a lot of under ring play at this year’s Royal Rumble. Thank you Titus O’Neil?
  • Matt is walking us through some of the Royal Rumble changes we’ve seen lately.
  • If 96% of your body hits the floor in a Royal Rumble, that should count for more than your two feet. – Matt
  • Beastman is discussing what tactics he will employ when he is in the Royal Rumble.
  • Matt is calling for an official BK Broiler rule for Royal Rumble matches. We are currently assembling Dean Malenko, Ric Flair, Drake Maverick, and Drew Gulak to discuss.
  • We’re getting caught up with what Beastman has been up to – including his recent championship win with Fight Society.
  • Beastman was recently at an event with Sami Callihan, Matt Tremont, and Michael Elgin. He’s sharing how much of a change it has made in his career.
  • While in Philadelphia you do Philly things – like run the Rocky steps.
  • Beastman unveiled some new gear while in Philadelphia.
  • We’re learning about modernizing the caveman with Beastman.
  • Beastman is sharing the headband story with us. Bonus!
  • It’s time for MayhemMania – Week 2 with Beastman and the Mayhem Show gang.
  • What did YOU learn from wrestling this week?

Check out some of Beastman’s matches at Indy Wrestling US.

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 649: Lurking Lars

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We’ve got a full couch this week as Joe Dombrowski, Rizz, and Larry join Sorg in studio with Mad Mike tuning in through that magical thing called the internet.  There are lots of things to talk about this week, like:

  • We’re seeing some new faces on WWE main shows.
  • Rizz is making some predictions about where we may see things headed with WWE now that we’ve seen some call-ups.
  • Joe is sharing his thoughts about the WWE main roster call-ups.
  • Is WWE making assumptions that main roster fans are already familiar with NXT talent when they do call-ups?
  • The women’s tag team titles announcement had an interesting reveal since it’s a unified title across brands and not separate titles for each brand.
  • We’re taking a bit of a deep-dive into the women’s wrestling changes that are happening.
  • We’re talking some NXT UK Takeover Blackpool!
  • Apparently the UK audience addresses wrestling a little differently than US audiences. (What’s with the shoes?)
  • Joe is sharing some of his UK insights with us.
  • Sooo…Walter made his WWE debut.
  • Is WWE taking a page from history and creating their own territories? Instead of competitive markets, they’ll be cooperative?
  • This week’s Big Question: What region would you like to see WWE expand to next?
  • The WWE Performance Center has a YouTube channel, and they release some pretty cool stuff – like the Ray Rowe and Sarah Logan wedding video!
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

Follow our stable on Twitter: Rizz (@RizzPlaysGames), Larry (@MutilatorLarry), Joe Dombrowski (@joe_dombrowski), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883), and Sorg (@Sorgatron).

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 648: A Formal Protest of Sports Entertainment

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We’re back from our holiday hiatus with Mad Mike, Larry, Mainstream Matt, and Sorg!  And, there’s so much happening this week.  Between celebrating our podcast birthday to prepping for this year’s Mayhem Mania we’ve got plenty of hilarity, including:

  • We’re back after our holiday break – and we’re officially a year older as we celebrate our birthday with Sorg and the crew.
  • We are enjoying Mad Mike’s Becky Lynch shirt for the show tonight.
  • Mayhem Mania is coming up – and the playing field just changed. Things could get REALLY interesting this year.
  • Sorg is sporting his sweet Shawn Phoenix shirt for the show tonight!
  • There was a formal protest of sports entertainment that happened this evening.
  • Live production is tough – Sorg is speaking in his professional experience, of course.
  • It was great to see Friend-of-the-Show Britt Baker on the All Elite announcement.
  • Chris Jericho was the big reveal of the All Elite announcement.
  • We’re speculating on who else we may see pop up in All Elite given the talent that appeared at the conference and some of the relationships we’re aware of.
  • Mainstream Matt made it in time for some birthday cake!
  • Mainstream Matt totally rolled in with his Sam Adonis shirt. Best. Birthday. Party. Ever.
  • Who else watched Wrestle Kingdom 13? We’re sharing some of our thoughts.
  • John Cena is slowly turning into John Laurinaitis.
  • Mainstream Matt is crushing dreams.
  • The biggest thing from Wrestle Kingdom 13? Okada’s short shorts.
  • Ibushi and Ospreay are magic.
  • There are a ton of exclusive contracts in various companies – how will that affect some of the former talent team-ups we’ve seen?
  • This week’s Big Question:
    Part 1: Who was your favorite wrestler when you were 14?
    Part 2: Make a match you’d want to see with your 14-year-old wrestler and someone from today’s roster.
  • We’re headed back in time to 2006 – remembering what wrestling was like when the Mayhem Show was born.
  • Mad Mike unearthed a fan mail from Juggalo Jamie – just for our birthday celebration.
  • This is the part of the show where Sorg gets weepy and retrospective about all that he’s seen as a result of the podcast.
  • Mayhem Mania is coming. Mainstream Matt is sharing some breaking news about how this year is changing.

Follow our stable on Twitter: Mainstream Matt (@MainstreamMat), Larry (@MutilatorLarry), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883), and Sorg (@Sorgatron).

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 639: Not My Undertaker

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He’s hounded us week after week in the chat room, so we’ve finally got indy wrestler Ty Cross on this week’s show.  He is joined by our THRIFTY frontman, Toddy, as well as our Mike & Mike duo of Mad Mike and Sorg.  We’re talking about this week’s wrestling news, including:

  • Toddy has a Goldberg truck with him in studio this week.
  • Impact Wrestling has some interesting things happening lately.
  • We may be doing a comparison of which wrestlers have blocked us on social media.
  • Austin Aries did a thing.
  • We’re talking some Bound for Glory recaps.
  • Toddy brought some great thrifting finds with him to share on the show.
  • Our guest Ty Cross is sharing some of his favorite in-ring opponents.
  • In case you missed it, we had some RYSE wrestlers at ScareHouse. Sorg is sharing some of the highlights.
  • We’re learning about that one time Chris LeRusso gave Toddy a ride home from the bus stop.
  • The Undertaker did a rare interview.
  • Of course we’re taking a trip down memory lane to that time Hulk Hogan did an interview with Richard Belzer and put him in a sleeper.
  • We’re talking about the various facets of Undertaker gimmicks.
  • Shawn Michaels looks like Bill Cowher. You don’t know which one will give you Sweet Chin Music and which one will make an offensive call.
  • This week’s Big Question: Who would you like to see do a legit shoot / out-of-character interview?
  • Toddy found a bunch of Jeff Hardy shirts on a thrifting haul, and he’s sharing!
  • We’re running down the opportunities THRIFTY can provide to indy wrestling and wrestlers.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

Follow our stable on Twitter: Toddy (@THRIFTYpodcast), Ty Cross (@BigBadTyCross), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883), and Sorg (@Sorgatron).

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 636: The Ty Cross Recognition Episode

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We’ve got Rizz, Mad Mike, and Sorg on the show this week with a full chat room to talk about so many things that have happened in professional wrestling this week, including:

  • IMPACT had a meeting with WWE?
  • No one actually died on IMPACT…just their careers.
  • The Dusty Rhodes puppet at the Performance Center tweet was a tug at the heart strings this week.
  • We’re talking Brie Bella and Liv Morgan coming up in the trends and highlights on social media.
  • Back and to the left.
  • My favorite Bella is John Cena.
  • Wrestling is hard, you guys.
  • The divas are hurting the women’s evolution in WWE.
  • Sorg was checking out some Welterweight Wrestling and had some interesting conversations with the guys on the show.
  • We’re talking about a darker side of wrestling – deathmatch shows.
  • Wrestling – without a ring?
  • Comparing deathmatch to Kaiju Big Battel.
  • Wrestling is a subjective art form.
  • This week’s Big Question (inspired by our friend Alex and his wrestling at a rodeo): What is the weirdest wrestling you’ve seen?
  • Zach Gowen had one leg more than this other wrestler that crossed our radar this week.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

BONUS CONTENT: Wheelz brought up a botched rope spot video that made our crew chuckle at various points throughout the week.

Follow our stable on Twitter: Rizz (@TheeRizz), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883), and Sorg (@Sorgatron).

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