Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Kingpin” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett reflect on their long histories in the New England independent scene to give examples of the politics of pro wrestling, even on this small scale. From the tug-of-war between rival promotions – banning people from doing other shows, tearing down posters, running opposition on the same night on the same street, even VANDALIZING the property of competition – to the interpersonal political game in one promotion’s locker room – refusing to do jobs, lobbying to bookers, the backstage hierarchy, referees jockeying for position – we discuss a lot, including Milonas’ response to accusations of using politics to keep people out of his home promotion! PLUS, big news out of Brian’s trip to Florida for Ring Of Honor: He’s got a NEW NAME! Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing will beat you like woah-eyed matches, Crockett’s got his ticket to MSG and Kingpin talks about his debut on the Art Of Wrestling with Colt Cabana!
Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvDAGB9m13U