Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas is again missing in action, so referee Mike Crockett is joined by permanent guest host Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx), owner of Chaotic Wrestling, and we welcome special first-time guest The Ray from the For The Pops podcast (sometimes) to the show! After we introduce our long time friend and get the pleasantries out of the way, we tackle a fun topic – the biggest HOLY S#!T moments in wrestling history! Does one come immediately to mind? We think we know which one, so we toss that moment off the Cell in the first couple minutes. We dig deep for some of these. From WWF to TNA, from the 80s to the 2000s – what’s an obscure moment that made YOU say HOLY BLEEP? Plus, don’t go messin’ with this Promo About Nothing, Ray likes tits, and BrawlDaddy is a top guy!
Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas is out gallivanting with the Beer City Bruiser, so referee Mike Crockett called on Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) of the New England Pro Wrestling Academy to give special insight on pro wrestling training. In fact, this Saturday, August 31st is one of the Academy’s Fantasy Camps (email firstname.lastname@example.org for info), where you can start your wrestling journey, or just try it out for the day with no strings attached. Fury takes us through the entire day – what is expected of participants, what is taught by the trainers – it’s basically a crash course in sports entertainment. If you’ve ever wanted to step in the ring just once, or wanted to give a go at something more, this is the episode for you! Plus, this Promo About Nothing is UNACCEPTABLE, we talk AEW vs. NXT, and Sonny takes a piss!
Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have seen the Twitterverse hype. We’re on the verge of the next great wrestling war on television between WWE and AEW! So I guess it’s time to talk about it! Not only that, but we have our ears to the ground with independent wrestling and have seen back and forth battles between promotions at the local level then and now. Our guests this week have observed it, and been in the thick of it too – Chaotic Wrestling’s Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) and the New England Pro Wrestling Hall Of Fame’s Sonny Goodspeed! We review some of the tactics that unscrupulous promoters will use when “invading” enemy territory. Plus, we get into the local feud that caused some waves last week, we recall usurpers coming to town and challenging our home promotion, Sonny opening a school in his old trainer’s backyard, and a whole lot more! Also in this episode, a crushing Promo About Nothing, Milonas causes some real damage in ROH, and Sarge’s Tall Tales returns with another whopper!
Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have done so much podcasting that we’re sure you haven’t heard all of it. That’s why this week, we’re sharing some of our absolute best stuff from when we were doing two shows a week for BDA Radio. First, it’s our Favorite Enhancement Talent – yes, the “jobbers” as some call them. We grew up on those Saturday morning squashes, so this one holds a special place in our heart. Then, we break down the Best and Worst Entrance Themes in pro wrestling history! So much fun doing these segments back in the day – if you haven’t heard these gems, they’re new to you! Plus, an all-time CLASSIC Promo About Nothing, we got voicemail and Brian hopes “Romeo” Roma skips this one!
Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett grew up as wrestling fans, and wrestling fans love their toys. This week, we’re talking all about wrestling figures – NOT DOLLS, figures – and joining us is the man behind the @flexcollects Instagram account, the former Flex Rumblecrunch, our old pal Sean Burke! From the WWF LJNs, to the WWE Mattels, and everything in between, we’re sharing our memories of these awesome collectibles. Along the way, we’ll get into rubber weapons, moon bellies, vibrating action and a ton more! Plus, we follow up on everything regarding last week’s smash hit tribute song to ring announcer Bobby Cruise! Also, a dandy of a Promo About Nothing, a panty raid, and a WWE NXT star puts Milonas on blast!
Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas has mysteriously vanished, so referee Mike Crockett has gone to his officiating brethren to fill his shoes! ROH head referee Todd “Fatpants” Sinclair is back on the podcast after a long break, and live to tape from the New England Pro Wrestling Academy, we reminisce about all the famous talent that passed through that building over the years. Speaking of buildings, we also get into Todd’s perspective on working Madison Square Garden in April, plus his thoughts on the departure of The Elite from Ring Of Honor, fellow ref Paul Turner’s exit and the next generation of ROH referees, the role of a senior official, and Todd shares a very personal story of a time something happened to his “Fatpants” during a match! And if that isn’t enough, Todd Sinclair brings us the WORLD PREMIERE of a brand-new Bobby Cruise song! Also this week, a practiced Promo About Nothing, we talk about underwear and hot legs, and did The Bouncers failing to win the titles in Lowell force The Brawler into hiding?
Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have booked wrestling, and they’ve booked some good wrestling… and they’ve booked some god awful wrestling. This week, we are looking back at some of the worst stuff we put out there as bookers of an independent organization. What returning tag team’s music caused the crowd to go “huh?” How does a woman with a broken arm keep her cast so bright and clean? What happened after Milonas hit a whoopie cushion and his knee made a fart noise? Get the answers to these odd questions and more as we talk BAD BOOKING! Plus, it’s a fan-favorite segment’s long-awaited return – Mike finds the weirdest wrestler listings in the year 2000s PWI 500, and makes up a few too, and we see if The BrawlKing can tell the difference – it’s Fake Or 500! Also in this episode, a Promo About Nothing where the rap is crap, panties on our website (?), and we shine the spotlight on a bunch of local guys making good!
Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are wrestling documentary guys. In fact, we talked about our favorites in episode 160! We’ve just seen a great new doc called “350 Days” and now we’re speaking with executive producer and director of the film, Fulvio Cecere. The movie explores the highs and lows of the territory days through interviews with major names from the era. Fulvio has some major stars involved like Bret Hart, “Superstar” Billy Graham, Greg “The Hammer” Valentine, Tito Santana and so many more, and we detail some of the jaw-dropping things they said about the fast times of the 1980s in particular. As an actor, did Fulvio relate to the talent he was speaking with? What was one of the most shocking lines uttered in “350 Days”? And we talk about the never-before-seen strange-as-hell footage of the legendary Killer Kowalski that turns up in the movie! Go to 350daysthemovie.com for details on how you can see this amazing documentary! Plus, a flowery Promo About Nothing, how things went south in the midwest, and be there on Sunday to see The Bouncers win the ROH World Tag Team Titles live in Lowell!
Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett took a break in between episodes of “Stranger Things” on Netflix, and the Mind Flayer forced us to record a podcast about the Strangest Things we can think of in pro wrestling! Strange characters, angles, strange wrestling tropes and a whole lot more – what’s your pick for Wrestling’s Strangest Thing? Also in this episode, we discuss the deep personal meaning behind the Viking Raiders and New Day match from last week’s RAW! Plus, a Promo About Nothing that’s full of bull, creeps are still coming to our website, and the location of The Bouncers’ ROH World Tag Team Title match revealed (HINT: It’s local)!