Wrestling Mayhem Show 647: Ronda The Red-Belt Champion

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It’s that time of year when we reminisce on what has happened throughout the course of wrestling.  Mad Mike, Sorg, and Larry take a trip through old show notes to pull up last year’s predictions, and we make some bold predictions heading into 2019:

  • It’s the end of the year, which means we’re running through last year’s WWE predictions.
  • Mad Mike is rewriting Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for the RAW women’s match.
  • We’re running through our 2018 predictions for our show!
  • This week’s Big Question: What gift would you like Wrestling Santa to bring you?
  • Sorg checked out Rockstar Pro for their live stream with IMPACT at Ohio vs Everyone. He shares some thoughts about the show.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this year?

Speaking of predictions, here’s what we expect for the big wrestling shows in 2019:

  • Mad Mike:
  1. Brock Lesnar will be UFC and WWE champion.
  2. Pentagon will be NXT Champion.
  3. Sometime during 2019 we will see the match between David Arquette and Steven Amell.
  • Sorg:
  1. WWE will not go back to the Middle East, but will do a supershow in another country.
  2. The Elite (All In) promotion will not have television, but will still be an ROH competitor by the end of 2019.
  3. The Elite (All In) promotion will be part of the WWE Network.
  • Larry:
  1. Ronda Rousey will not be with WWE throughout 2019.
  2. The Elite (All In) promotion is BS and they will be part of WWE.

Our Mayhem Show predictions for 2019:

  • Larry: Mad Mike will visit the studio in 2019.
  • Sorg:
  1. There will be more IMPACT discussion in 2019.
  2. Mad Mike will be unblocked by IMPACT’s main account.
  3. Mad Mike will make one of Sorg’s business relationships awkward in 2019.
  • Mad Mike:
  1. He will do something to get himself reblocked by IMPACT in 2019.
  2. Sorg will have to ask a luchador a question in Spanish during 2019.
  • Tina: WMS will do a live show from the west coast.
  • Carlins: Larry will earn himself a lifetime ban from Mayhem Mania.
  • Ty Cross: He will visit the studio in 2019.
  • Bobby: A puppet will interview a wrestler for a WMS show.
  • Alex Miller: The Sorg will get hit in the nuts.

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 632: WWE – Billions and Billions Swerved

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Joe Dombrowski makes the trek to the studio to join us for this week’s show.  He’s talking with Rizz, Mad Mike, and Sorg about:WMS 8.28.2018

  • We’re starting the top of the show off with some All In – WHICH IS THIS WEEKEND! (Finally).
  • This weekend is a giant nexus of amazing shows.
  • Joe is sharing some thoughts on Starrcast.
  • Cody Rhodes already sold part of the All In ring – to pay for the battle royal.
  • We’re taking a look at the rundown for All In.
  • Sorg was blinded by Kenny Omega and Pentagon.
  • Will AJ Lee show up for All In?
  • Is ROH still “independent” wrestling or have they been elevated to a “company?”
  • Blackcraft Wrestling debuted in Pittsburgh this past weekend. Our crew is sharing some thoughts.
  • Paige is a Hot Topic model?
  • OH: The coolest thing about a wrestling shirt is when it doesn’t look like a wrestling shirt.
  • OH: You can’t produce wrestling unless you understand it.
  • We’re getting a little bit of analysis going on – drawing some comparisons between Blackcraft Wrestling and Lucha Underground – as to how they could potentially work together.
  • This week’s Big Question: Who is best about keeping in character outside of the ring?
  • We’re learning that Frantik is trying to build a relationship with Rizz.
  • Dombrowski is sharing some words of wisdom for wrestlers regarding their social media personas.
  • If you watch some ROH, you may have seen Joe. We’re getting him to talk some sense into Mad Mike so he’ll watch the show!
  • WWE is the McDonalds of wrestling.
  • New Japan is All In! They will have the show available on the network after it airs live.
  • What did YOU learn from wrestling this week?

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 618: Double Entendre Backlash

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Sorg, Mad Mike and Larry are joined by the scariest dude we know in indy wrestling for this week’s episode.  That’s right – Lee Moriarty joins us to talk this week in wrestling, including:

  • There’s some Chris Jericho news with a return to New Japan.
  • We have Kevin Owens to thank for Chris Jericho going back to New Japan.
  • The Bullet Club is getting their own POP figures?!?
  • Lucha Underground is dropping a new trailer this week!
  • We’re learning that our guest Lee Moriarty puts together his own hype videos for the
  • Ryse Wrestling shows.
  • Backlash was this past weekend, and we’ve got some strong thoughts.
  • This week’s Big Question: If there were a 3rd Money in the Bank match, which title would you like to be on the line?
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 607: Sanity, Wolfe, and Young – Attorneys at Law


It’s a packed house for this year’s Mayhemmies episode with Billy Johnson, Chad the Shad, Larry, Sorg, Mad Mike, and Bobby F J-Town.  This week we’re talking about:WMS

  • It’s time for the Mayhemmy winner announcements – including a special address for the Best Dressed guest!
  • We have Duke Davis live via video to accept his Best Dressed award as part of the best dressed tagteam guests Locked ‘n Loaded.
  • Congratulations to Eric VanWagenen on the Interview of the Year Mayhemmy!
  • The Award for Excellence in Independent Wrestling goes to Joey Ryan!
  • Moment of the Year Mayhemmy goes to Sorg and his Boop the Internet moment.
  • Producer Missy would like to thank everyone who voted her Personality of the Year. xoxoxo
  • We’ve got some big Lucha Underground news and thoughts at the top of the show this week.
  • It’s been a bit since we’ve touched upon the Mixed Match Challenge, so we’re fixing that.
  • Mixed Match Challenge is pretty much what we’d expect for a Facebook audience item.
  • We may have devolved the conversation into fonts and graphics.
  • This week’s Big Question: What is your fantasy booking for Lucha Underground’s new ice theme?
  • It’s time for Mayhem Mania (with Chad the Shad).
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 606: Darkwing Spud

It’s the second week of Mayhem Mania!  Just for the occasion, we’ve got a direct connection to Yinza the Pittsburgh Luchador with Dave Fedor joining us in studio.  Of course we’ve got our usual crew of Sorg, Matt, Larry, Mad Mike, and Rizz talking this week in wrestling, including:

  • So, Coach is back, and apparently Booker T isn’t happy about it.
  • #SadTozawa
  • 205 Live going back to a Cruiserweight Classic model? We’re digging it.
  • Will we be seeing a Neville return?
  • We’re tracing down the name history of Drake Mallard. Let’s just say Darkwing Spud is our new favorite thing.
  • WWE’s new cutest couple? Braun Strowman and Alexa Bliss! #MotherOfStrowmans
  • We’re breaking down the comparison between scripted content and off-the-cuff reality content with WWE.
  • Elias swings the crowd almost as well as Vince McMahon. #LikeableHeel
  • It’s time for this week’s MayhemMania!
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 605: The Return of Mayhem Mania

It’s a full house this week as we’ve got Sorg, Larry, Bobby, Mad Mike, Billy, and Mainstream Matt in studio. As a special treat, comedian Jaye Cooper joins us as we kick off Mayhem Mania! This week’s show is packed. We’re a few days removed from NXT Takeover, the Royal Rumble, and a host of other wrestling shows over the weekend – which means we have a TON to talk about:WMS

  • The worst thing for Sorg – when he can’t recognize local wrestlers in their street clothes.
  • So much rumbling happened this weekend! We’re giving our thoughts.
  • Royal Rumble appearance of Rey Mysterio confused us after watching the last season of Lucha Underground.
  • We have mixed reviews of the return of The Hurricane from Royal Rumble.
  • We’re crossing the wrestling streams because of NJPW, WWE, and IMPACT happenings and shuffles.
  • We’re fans of all kinds of wrestling.
  • OH: I met him one time at a funeral…
  • Welcome to Wrestle Kingdom two years ago WWE fans.
  • The Women’s Rumble exceeded many of our expectations.
  • Sorg wants a Total Taker show with Undertaker and Michelle McCool.
  • We’re following the #JacobsForMayor campaign, because Kane.
  • Royal Rumble had matches other than rumbly things. Things happened.
  • Braun Strowman teaching Alexa Bliss how to flip a car is the best thing ever.
  • Mad Mike was in the same building as Ray Rowe, Ricochet, and EC3 this weekend.
  • We’re rebranding Ricochet as Rick O’Shea so he can keep his name.
  • Mad Mike and Larry are teaming up to take on War Machine for the Tag Titles.
  • We’re talking some NXT Takeover and Johnny Wrestling.
  • We’re talking some Kassius Ohno options with NXT.
  • Holy $#!% Adam Cole match at NXTTakeover.
  • As big a night Royal Rumble was for Japan, NXT Takeover was just as big for Cleveland.
  • This week’s Big Question: Who left from IMPACT Wrestling do you want to see pop up in WWE?
  • It’s Mayhem Mania time!
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?
  • We learned collaboratively that Jaye Cooper thinks he can take on Ray Rowe. (For the record – we vehemently disagree.)

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 603: Rowe, Rowe, Rowe Your Boat – Right to WWE


The snow may be accumulating here in Pittsburgh, that won’t keep us from podcasting!  We’ve got “The Bearcat” Keith Haught, Mad Mike, and Rizz on remote with Sorg in studio manning the switcher as we talk about this week in wrestling:

  • Mad Mike may have a shot at the WWE tagteam championship. He’s telling us all about it.
  • WWE has some new talent coming to the performance center, including some Friend of the Show nods!
  • Mad Mike is calling for War Machine v. The Revival. We’ve got grins like it’s Christmas morning over here.
  • Keith Haught is putting over Ray Rowe as we’re talking some of his history in IWC Wrestling.
  • So, Stephanie McMahon tweeted about an RMU class here in Pittsburgh this week.
  • RAW 25 is next week – and we’re SO EXCITED!
  • We’re calling for Damien Sandow to come back as Damien Demento for RAW 25.
  • Our favorite moment of the Braun Strowman rampage on RAW? Cake guy.
  • With some of the recent news developments regarding WWE superstars, we’re talking about how things have changed with how it’s handled.
  • This week’s Big Question: What is your LEAST favorite RAW moment?
  • We missed Mad Mike’s 2018 predictions during our year-end show, but he DID e-mail us (we just missed it). He is sharing his predictions now.
  • Sorg has been looking at alternative options for watching wrestling. He’s sharing his thoughts.
  • We’re discovering that Impact Wrestling and Twitch mean different things for Mad Mike and Sorg.
  • Sorg is interested in watching Friend of the Show RJ City on Impact Wrestling.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?
  • Mad Mike learned that Braun Strowman beat Optimus Prime on RAW last night!
  • Sorg wants to thank Black Diamond Wrestling for making 305 Live a legit thing with their Hoss Tournament.

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 602: Corrupting Minors Since 2006


We’ve been doing this podcasting thing for 12 years, and we’ve got a special episode in store to mark the occasion. This week we’re talking about:WMS 602

  • We’ve got Doc Remedy, Chad the Shad, and Steam Machine returning to the show for our 12th birthday!
  • Steam Machine is the Undertaker of the Mayhem Show – only coming out for the big shows!
  • We just mathed that we’re as old as Wrestle Kingdom.
  • We may or may not be going through the stories we touched upon 12 years ago during the infancy of our humble podcast.
  • Doc Remedy is running down the who’s who of who gave him chops for his birthday that one year.
  • Remembering that we had WWE vs TNA green screen videos back in the day!
  • Doc Remedy has, in fact, walked with Elias.
  • Steam Machine: Chris Jericho is the diet cola of rock ‘n rolla.
  • Now that we’re done reminiscing, we’re recapping CURRENT wrestling to talk about our Wrestle Kingdom slumber party.
  • Hearing Jim Ross try to pronounce Japanese names = Priceless.
  • We’ve got FANMAIL….from April 21, 2009.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

Fan of the show, Brandon Mynatt, will be a participant in the 2018 Special Olympics as part of the Team Missouri Bowling Team. (Donate at: http://give.somo.org/site/TR?px=1073149&fr_id=1190&pg=persona)

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 596: Parallelogram of Doom


BC Steele is in studio with us this week!  He is joined by our usual cast of characters – Sorg and Larry.  And, hot off his video game weekend for Extra Life, Bobby F J-Town is live via the internets as we talk this week in wrestling, including:

  • Survivor Series – something we always seem to forget about until it’s upon us.
  • WWE is stepping up their game with Survivor Series by calling in some big names to be in-ring with the brand split.
  • There is buzz around this year’s Survivor Series – some good; some bad; but, legit buzz.
  • We’re breaking down some AJ Styles v Brock Lesnar.
  • What talent does WWE have in the pipeline to sustain them 5 years from now?
  • This may be the oldest Survivor Series talent line-up.
  • The Shield vs The New Day – We’re looking at a potentially good tag match.
  • We’re calling a Kurt Angle singles match by Wrestlemania.
  • Anyone else notice that WWE uses their own terminology – like “local medical facility” and “title held in abeyance?”
  • The Charlotte v Alexa Bliss match has the potential to steal the show.
  • War Games is coming. We’re sharing some thoughts.
  • The many faces of Alicia Fox.
    It’s time for this week’s Big Question: What is your favorite Broadway (long time limit) match? (Thanks Tina.)
  • The Ric Flair 30-for-30. We watched it. We’re talking about it.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

Fan of the show, Brandon Mynatt, will be a participant in the 2018 Special Olympics as part of the Team Missouri Bowling Team. (Donate at: http://give.somo.org/site/TR?px=1073149&fr_id=1190&pg=persona)

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Wrestling Mayhem Show 595: Six Star Matches


It’s a full show this week as we’ve got Old School Burt LeGrand in studio with Sorg and Larry.  As a special treat, we’ve got Tonio Garza joining us online, and Mad Mike makes a stop by in the second half.  They’re talking this week in wrestling, including:

  • AJ Styles v Brock Lesnar? Thank you WWE.
  • Does this mean we’ll see AJ Styles v Shinsuke Nakamura for Starrcade?
  • Survivor Series 2017 – we’re talking some of our predictions and speculations.
  • Burt is calling for an in-ring return of Daniel Bryan?
  • Garza is talking some New Japan and Chris Jericho v Kenny Omega.
  • So – we’re getting something we normally don’t get on the show. That’s right, we’re talking some Impact Wrestling.
  • Apparently Alberto El Patron’s promo was just weird.
  • Impact Wrestling has a casting call for paid background actors?
  • We go from Impact Wrestling to booking nostalgia matches (The Rock v Triple H or Triple H v Kevin Owens?).
  • Triple H with The Shield = Perfect
  • It’s time for this week’s Big Question: What would your Wrestle Kingdom dream match be?
  • We have e-mail! (Kinda.)
  • Stephen Amell is going to ROH?
  • There was an intergender match tonight?
  • Pete Dunne v Enzo Amore? Larry is confused, but okay with it.
  • What did YOU learn in wrestling this week?

Fan of the show, Brandon Mynatt, will be a participant in the 2018 Special Olympics as part of the Team Missouri Bowling Team. (Donate at: http://give.somo.org/site/TR?px=1073149&fr_id=1190&pg=persona)

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