Promotional Wars With Brian Fury & Sonny Goodspeed – Episode 173

 

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!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqV-yUj6Vqs

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Favorite Enhancement Talent & Best and Worst Entrance Themes – Episode 172

 

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!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKzh18yGKo0

Talking Wrestling Figures With Sean Burke – Episode 171


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!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5o_mszfXps

Ring Of Honor Senior Official Todd Sinclair Returns – Episode 170

 

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?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuIVL5aks9U

(More) Worst Things We Booked & Fake Or 500 Returns – Episode 169

 

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!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL7DCyPQ1g0

The Interview With Director of “350 Days” Fulvio Cecere – Episode 168

 

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!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIK1yvraUu0

Wrestling’s Strangest Things & A Chaotic RAW – Episode 167

 

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)!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SaJcmsQW0g

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Central States Wrestling (1984) – Episode 166

 

Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are back together, AND back on “the road” watching territorial wrestling television from every region ’til we see them all! “Truckin’ Thru The Territories” brings us to the Midwest for Central States Wrestling in the year 1984 – and we’re digging it! Well, except for the denim referee. We see Kamala vs. King Kong Bruiser Brody, plus an unFantastic Tommy Rogers, an underachieving Dusty Wolfe, a standard Flair promo, a helluva talent pool, an orthopedic boot, video tape voodoo, Rock N’ Roll Rick & Ruben and a ton more! Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing figures, we talk about BrawlDaddy’s big weekend, initlal thoughts on the Heyman & Bischoff news, and Mike recounts his two weeks of turmoil while away from the show!

Central States Wrestling from January 28, 1984: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-50SfdWxUY

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj90mlkr9rg

The Rookies Of The Academy With Brian Fury – Episode 165

 

Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas is without referee Mike Crockett once again, so the permanent guest host of the WPAN, the owner of Chaotic Wrestling and owner/head trainer of the New England Pro Wrestling Academy Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) steps in to help take an interesting look at his trainees. Recorded from the Academy during training, we grill three of Fury’s students as they begin their pro wrestling journeys. First, it’s Brad Lewis, a collegiate wrestler who made his pro debut recently as Charlie Cashew. Yes, Charlie Cashew. Then we hear from Jason Peppe, a former MMA fighter who entered last week’s Chaotic Countdown under the name Alejandro. Finally, we talk with Anthony Brogna, a touring rapper in a previous life, who has begun making waves in Chaotic and elsewhere as Royce Bishop of Killanova Inc. In this episode, you’ll get some amazing insight on the early stages of a pro wrestling career that us grizzled vets can’t give you! Plus, a dream Promo About Nothing that becomes a nightmare, Milonas politics for a match with Dan Maff, and… can you be TOO tan?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zUMco0j8WQ

The Art Of Tag Team Wrestling With #BTTPod’s Mike Mills – Episode 164

 

Ring Of Honor Wrestling’s “The Brawler” Brian Milonas is joined this week by longtime podcasting compatriot Mike Mills from Booking The Territory (The Unprofessional Wrestling Podcast – @BTT_Podcast) to discuss something that a Southerner like Mike is a fan of, and a Northerner like Brian watched die – tag team wrestling! Listen in as the discuss the best era for tag teams in history, what happened in later years, some of their favorite teams, a couple of “hidden gem” favorite tag team matches to seek out and much more! Plus, a Promo About… Something, more on Paul Roma as a Horseman, and over an hour’s worth of Mike Crockett burials!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT5znyAs7K4&feature=youtu.be&t=2995