Wrestling Mayhem Show 667: R-Truth in Drag

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Professor Buzzkill joins our motley crew of Dave Podnar, Mad Mike, and Sorg as we talk this week (and a little bit of history) in wrestling, including:

  • Our guest Professor Buzzkill is sharing some history behind our podcast title.
  • We’re sharing some thoughts on Money in the Bank.
  • Is it just us or is Brock Lesnar a multi-million dollar GIF machine these days?
  • Has Dolph Ziggler recovered from his Pittsburgh countdown incident?
  • OH: It’s Kevin Owens – he’s gonna attack people.
  • Professor Buzzkill is teaching us the history of wrestling and Gorgeous George.
  • Professor Buzzkill is sharing the history of in-ring weddings in wrestling.
  • WWE has a new 24/7 title. We’re sharing some thoughts.
  • This week’s Big Question: What would you have made for a new championship instead of the 24/7 title?
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 656: Who’s Your Litty?

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Duke Davis and Ganon Jones, Jr. – The Mane Event, make their return to the show this week, and they brought their friend Litty!  We’re talking this week in professional wrestling, including:

  • There are some things that happened on RAW – including the appearance of Friends of the Show Mambo Italiano and PB Smooth!
  • Katie found a new friend! Thanks to The Mane Event for bringing Litty with them. <3
  • Apparently Dean Ambrose has a blanket fort?
  • So, WWE acknowledged the Dean Ambrose contract status. Are we being worked?
  • Ronda Rousey has some new merch.
  • Duke Davis is calling out to the fans to let him know which Ronda Rousey shirt he should get for working out in the gym.
  • There was a ton of wrestling in the Pittsburgh area – including WrestleRex featuring The Mane Event – and also Pentagon Jr., Rey Fenix, Sam Adonis, and more!
  • NXT was in town last Friday. Matt and Rizz (among others) were present. Matt is sharing some thoughts.
  • Sorg made a cameo on the Impact Wrestling live stream on Twitch thanks to Sami Callihan.
  • The Mane Event is letting us know how they hooked up with Litty.
  • We’re getting ready for MayhemMania! What chaos will everyone create?
  • What did we learn from wrestling this week?

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 650: The Return Of MayhemMania

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It’s that magical time of year when we put ourselves in Vince McMahon’s shoes for MayhemMania.  We’ve got Mad Mike, Larry, Farnsworth, Sorg, and Mainstream Matt in studio to talk about:

  • We’re preparing for NXT to see some roster changes due to some call-ups.
  • 205 Live has a new broadcast member in Aiden English.
  • We are headed into the royalest of rumbles with men’s and women’s Royal Rumble matches.
  • We’re running down all of the places where you can find John Cena (or his voice). He’s everywhere!
  • We are relying on Sasha Banks to save what could otherwise be a meh match with Ronda Rousey to make it amazing.
  • Ronda Rousey should be in NXT learning the ropes. She’s doing okay where she is – but she’d be better if she were going through and learning the ropes.
  • We’re blaming Smashmouth for so many things tonight.
  • We’re talking some Hardcore Holly and Brock Lesnar.
  • Are we comparing Finn Balor to Hardcore Holly? Maybe.
  • We’re running through our dark horse options for the Royal Rumble.
  • It’s MayhemMania season – which means we’re booking our dream matches.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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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.

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 638: World Cup Of Mayhem

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Beastman makes the trek to the studio this week to chat with Sorg, Rizz, and Bobby about some wrestling, including:

  • Beastman is joining us fresh off his fans-bring-the-weapons match with his shiny new bling.
  • WWE was on a road trip to Australia for Super Show Down this past weekend.
  • Beastman is sharing some thoughts on Ty Cross.
  • We got to see some old faces return for Super Show Down.
  • Sorg watched Super Show Down and the autoplay following was Global Warning – so he watched that too.
  • We’re sharing some thoughts about the WWE Evolution show.
  • In case you haven’t heard, Shaggy 2 Dope tried a dropkick – at a Limp Bizkit show – on Fred Durst.
  • This week’s Big Question: Which wrestler would you least like to see shave their head?
  • A ton of things have happened with Beastman since he was last here, and he’s getting us all caught up.
  • Beastman is on the move. 2019 will be his year in wrestling.
  • Beastman learned a bunch of things this week!

** BONUS: Did you see Beastman’s visit to Slice on Broadway?  Check out the video here!

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 637: Boone The Marine Hunter

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We’ve got a special Mike and Mike edition of the show this week as we’re talking about some new news – and some old news in professional wrestling. This week we’re talking about:

  • Neville is back – – in Dragon Gate.
  • Dear Chris DeJoseph: Mad Mike has some thoughts for Neville for Lucha Underground. xoxox
  • Punishment Martinez is headed to WWE.
  • Sorg is predicting that once the WWE Performance Center gets hold of Punishment Martinez, he’s going to look a little different.
  • A special, special thing happened to RAW. And, we think Tina Keys may be partially to blame.
  • We can agree that Lio Rush was not ready for Seattle.
  • OH: What happened in Seattle is like when you’re shaving and accidentally hit an artery.
  • Wait….Mad Mike was happy with something on RAW?!?!?
  • We’re talking some comparison between Brie Bella and Maurice.
  • We’re apparently imagining what Punishment Martinez smells like on this episode?
  • The Shield was half of a 3-hour RAW. Wrap your head around that.
  • Can we tell you about the Broken Universe? [Picture as a door-to-door mission group pitch.]
  • There’s a Super Show Down happening. We’re sharing some thoughts.
  • It’s WWE writing – it’s not supposed to be Shakespeare.
  • We all see a Dean Ambrose turn coming. The question is whether it’ll be at Super Show Down or the RAW after.
  • Are we going to see a Kings of Wrestling reunion somewhere down the line?
  • Sorg just realized that The Bushwackers may be a possibility to appear for Super Show Down.
  • This week’s Big Question: What is (other than the Mayhem Show of course) the best wrestling podcast (preferably from an actual wrestler)?
  • Thanks to Dave Podnar for providing the Best of 2008 WWE Magazine for Sorg. It’s a nice little time capsule that he’s using to fill out the last part of the show.
  • Sorg is playing Guess Who with the faces on the front of the Best of 2008 WWE Magazine he has in studio.
  • We’re trying to finagle a way to watch No Holds Barred with David Arquette…
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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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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Wrestling Mayhem Show 631: Carmella Monster Truck

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We are joined by Lady Frost and her Savage Gentleman for this week’s episode. The pair is fresh off their recent travels, but take a break in preparations for their appearance on the upcoming Blackcraft Wrestling event to join us for some wrestling chat. They are joined by our mayhem crew of Sorg, Bobby F J-Town, and Rizz as we talk about:WMS 8.21.2018

  • SummerSlam happened. We’re sharing some thoughts – including some MMA talk WITH the Savage Gentleman (who is a former MMA talent himself).
  • Ronda Rousey has gone from MMA to wrestling – just like our in-studio guest the Savage Gentleman.
  • Everyone’s quick to judge Ronda Rousey, but you can’t look at the current women’s revolution without giving her props.
  • MMA was against having a women’s division – but look at how much women have changed the sport.
  • Although Ronda Rousey may be “new” to WWE, she paid her dues in MMA and has built her legacy.
  • Putting a wrestler in the octagon does not have the same reaction as putting an MMA fighter in the ring.
  • Matt Riddle gets to do what he loves – wrestling.
  • Speaking of the women’s Evolution, Ronda Rousey is going to make an impact.
  • You can’t discredit someone’s natural abilities.
  • Alexa Bliss vs Trish Stratus at Evolution? We. Can’t. Wait.
  • NXT Takeover Brooklyn happened. We’re sharing our thoughts.
  • The Savage Gentleman and Lady Frost are sharing how much they LOVED the first match of NXT Takeover Brooklyn.
  • Different kinds of wrestling are like different flavors of ice cream. Everyone has their own preferences.
  • Settling an in-house debate: Do you watch Facebook videos with or without sound?
  • Table for 3 is all about Twitter. Mayhem Show is all about Facebook.
  • Velveteen Dream going totally Rick Rude with his “Call Me Up Vince” tights = Priceless.
  • We’re pretty much learning that what’s old is new again.
  • We’re talking some Ciampa v Johnny Gargano from NXT Takeover Brooklyn.
  • Demon Balor on SummerSlam seemed to go over more for the ladies than the gents.
  • So….Baron Corbin.
  • WWE is getting super techy with their 3D integrations.
  • This week’s big question: What is your dream match for WWE Evolution?
  • There’s a wrestling show coming up with a new group in town with Blackcraft Wrestling. Our guests the Savage Gentleman and Lady Frost will be on the show, and they’re telling us all about it!
  • The Savage Gentleman might be cutting a promo on the show?
  • Lady Frost and the Savage Gentleman are sharing some happenings from their recent travels.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?
  • Shout out to Brutal Bob Evans from our in-studio crew. <3

Follow our stable on Twitter: Lady Frost (@RealLadyFrost), The Savage Gentleman (@RealSavageGent), Rizz (@TheeRizz), Bobby F J-Town (@BobbyFJtown), and Sorg (@Sorgatron).

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 630: It Ain’t Ballet, Kids

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Beastman joins us for this week’s episode.  Add him to our in-house mix of Rizz, Mad Mike, and Sorg?  It’s internet magic in the making as we talk about this week in wrestling, including:

  • Beastman is talking some of the weird things he’s seen at recent shows he’s been part of.
  • When personal and professional worlds collide.
  • RIP Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart.
  • For Sorg, Jim Neidhart was the appeal for the Hart Foundation.
  • And, we wind up in a discussion about Boy Meets World and Girl Meets World.
  • Kenny Omega is taking on Pentagon and Mad Mike is All In!
  • We’re already excited for All In Again – next year’s All In event.
  • A bootleg Bullet Club shirt led to a fun interaction between Karl Anderson and the Young Bucks.
  • We had the pleasure of seeing Marshall Gambino’s final match at IWC Wrestling against Chest Flexor.
  • Mad Mike will be at NXT Takeover Brooklyn this weekend.
  • Sorg is almost caught up with NXT in time for NXT Takeover Brooklyn.
  • WWE is trying to turn Ronda Rousey into Batman.
  • Happy Birthday Johnny Gargano!
  • How did Kairi Sane go from yacht enthusiast to pirate?
  • Sorg is learning how to pronounce Ciampa.
  • We are commissioning Mad Mike to check out wrestling – – ON A BOAT this weekend.
  • Joey Janela is getting Lost in New York Friday night.
  • We are going to live vicariously through fan of the show, Alex Miller, for his Jericho Cruise and Lost in New York adventures.
  • Make sure you have 7 hours set aside for Summerslam! And, lots of coffee.
  • We’ve got some mixed thoughts about the status of Brock Lesnar’s title reign after Summerslam.
  • This week’s Big Question: What is the perfect match?
  • We have come to the conclusion that Elias is too good at what he does.
  • Beastman went shopping – in his ring gear.
  • We’re getting the story of that time Beastman went through a floor at a wrestling show.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 629: Where Do You Put All The People?!?!

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Matt Conard and Bradley are in studio this week to talk wrestling news and views with Mad Mike and Sorg.  This week’s topics include:

  • Matt Light was supposed to be on the show, but had to cancel – for some good reason, guys. So, we got a different Matt to replace him! We’ve got Matt Conard!
  • There’s big news from this week – Ronda Rousey had her first match on WWE RAW.
  • We don’t know about you, but we were a little scared for Alicia Fox in her match against Ronda Rousey.
  • Bradley watched wrestling with his dad. And, his retelling of the experience is amazing.
  • Everyone has opinions about how WWE is currently utilizing Ronda Rousey.
  • Did you know WWE isn’t the ONLY wrestling company out there?
  • All In is looking great, guys!
  • OH: I’ve heard things. Like the ICP Great Milenko album.
  • All In is going to be available on Fite TV and Honor Club. The pre-show will be on WGN.
  • Stephen Amell v Christopher Daniels?!?!?
  • Matt Conard is going to be in a bouncy house…in his cloak. You’re welcome for that visual.
  • Matt Conard is telling knock-knock jokes.
  • Mark Cuban is headed to New Japan to take on WWE.
  • This week’s Big Question: If the Hall of Fame had a cap, and you had to take someone out to put someone in – who would you put in, and who would they replace?
  • We’re talking about the WWE Evolution commentary team announcement!
  • Kane is an elected official, guys. *head scratch*
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

Shout out to Marshall Gambino who will be facing off against Chest Flexor in a cage match for the FINAL match of Gambino’s career with IWC Wrestling.

Follow our stable on Twitter: Matt Conard (@ReaperMattC), Bradley (@HeelBradley), Mad Mike (@MadMike4883), and Sorg (@Sorgatron).

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