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!
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.
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!
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.
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:
Brock Lesnar will be UFC and WWE champion.
Pentagon will be NXT Champion.
Sometime during 2019 we will see the match between David Arquette and Steven Amell.
WWE will not go back to the Middle East, but will do a supershow in another country.
The Elite (All In) promotion will not have television, but will still be an ROH competitor by the end of 2019.
The Elite (All In) promotion will be part of the WWE Network.
Ronda Rousey will not be with WWE throughout 2019.
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.
There will be more IMPACT discussion in 2019.
Mad Mike will be unblocked by IMPACT’s main account.
Mad Mike will make one of Sorg’s business relationships awkward in 2019.
He will do something to get himself reblocked by IMPACT in 2019.
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.
Sorg, Mad Mike and Larry are joined by Ronnie Starks in studio this week. The boys are on their best behavior to avoid being cited for violations by the MtOSHA rep as they talk this week in wrestling, including:
Ronnie Starks is showing off the BDW Guiness World Record trophy on this week’s show.
RAW is snore.
Sorg and Mad Mike are sharing some thoughts on where the Monday night show goes on a shame spiral.
Anyone else notice that The Revival is getting screwed lately?
205 Live talent is appearing more and more on the other shows. Does this mean we’re looking at 205 Dead in 2019?
It looks like Daniel Bryan is wrestling all the people he’s wanted to. Evidence that his career with WWE is coming to an end?
WWE Evolution went so well that they’re doing more women’s wrestling focus. Are we looking at a Queen of the Ring event?
Up Up Down Down at the largest video game collection on the planet?
Sorg is excited that Heavy Metal Jesus is now canon thanks to Edge and Christian!
In case you wanted to book Ric Flair to wrestle, he has been medically cleared for in-ring action.
We thought Rhyno was retiring, but it turns out he’s not.
Dojo Pro is now on Facebook Watch.
We’re talking tattoos, but not THAT tattoo.
We want to see a Green Arrow vs Green Ranger match.
This week’s Big Question: Which wrestler has had the biggest fashion violation?
We have a bit of a crossover with our guest Ronnie Starks as he went to ScareHouse and visited The Basement for their Christmas event.
Our friends at IWC Wrestling made some news with their recent show.
Sorg is sharing how creative fans get with fans-bring-the-weapons matches.
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.