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Now displaying: September, 2013
Sep 30, 2013

Konnan, Mister Saint Laurent and Court Bauer put on their Tennis whites and hit the court for a game of bookers rountable with the Louisville slugger Jim Cornette, author of the new book RAGS, PAPER AND PINS available at www.JimCornette.com and Amazon.com 

In part 1, Cornette and the gang discuss Russo's booking style, Cornette and Bauer trade notes on Vince McMahon and the dysfunctional Talent Relations Department, TNA, Corney’s current opinion of Paul Heyman and SO MUCH MORE!

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Sep 27, 2013

John Pollock and Court Bauer return to examine the pro wrestling this week including SummerSlam Pay Per View buys, New Japan Pro Wrestling's iPPV strategy, RAW's positioning of their top wrestlers and much much more! And yes, maybe some bitching about the series finale of DEXTER, too!

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Sep 22, 2013

Court and Konnan jump back into the scandalous business of pro wrestling. Where oh where is Mister Saint Laurent? Find out!

Topics discussed on this episode: 

-WWE RECONNECTS WITH KONNAN

-Konnan crashes Dave Meltzer's Saturday night and spends the night kicking it with him at Meltzer's crib

-The origins of the term DIRT SHEET

-Zane Bresloff

-Dave Meltzer's ATOMIC DOG? 

-CMLL's 80th Anniversary 

-The future of CMLL

-Konnan explains scoring boxing to Court

-Frustrations with the final season of Dexter

-What's the deal with Riddick Bowe beefing with K-Dawg on Twitter?

-Court gets humbled in his return to jiu jitsu

-Are the Carters looking to sell TNA? 

-WWE RAW and the Dusty Rhodes angle

-Konnan's first match in a long time

-Update on MSL's health

-Dusty's version of the backstory on the polka dot gimmick in the WWF

-Dusty's early days in the business

-Syria

-The DUSTY CHON CHON

-The GAY EYE pops up on RAW

-Paul Heyman and Ryback's sexual tension

-Daddy Mizanin

-Total Divas mid-season finale… or whatever it is called

-Court and Konnan call each other closeted Republicans!

-Konnan talks about Jeremy Borash

-Plus MUCH more!

Intro and outro music: Sam (is dead) by Odd Future

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Sep 20, 2013

It's a PACKED 105 minute episode of the Bauer & Pollock Show!

Topics include:

-More on Ted Turner's involvement in pro wrestling in 2004

-A look at the 2013 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame candidates

-Gary Hart's contributions to pro wrestling from the 1950s to 2007

-Dave Meltzer's amazing influence on the pro wrestling industry

-WWE RAW

-Dusty Rhodes 

-Dave Bautista

-TNA

-Court is simply overcome with joy for the Google Chromecast!

-Advice Vince McMahon gave his son Shane McMahon

-A look back on CMLL's 80th Anniversary

-Hulk Hogan's TNA contract is expiring

-Plus so much more!

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Sep 19, 2013

Court Bauer reconnects with an old friend, "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase as they discuss DiBiase's journey from Amarillo to Mid South to All Japan and the WWF all the way to the Creative Team of WWE!

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Topics discussed on this episode: 

-Mid South Wrestling!

-Ted DiBiase Jr.'s decision to leave WWE and how it all transpired

-Is Ted DiBiase Jr. interested in pursuing New Japan?

-The time Court was forced to apologize to Ted DiBiase by Stephanie Levesque McMahon

-What was the original idea behind Ted DiBiase Jr. being paired with Maryse and WHY didn't WWE allow Ted DiBiase Jr. to do it?

-Did Ted consider returning to the ring for WWE in 2006?

-The lifestyle of being a member of creative

-Flying with Vince McMahon on WWE's jet

-Sage advice from Terry Funk

-What lead to Ted's neck and spinal issues? Was it the in-ring style of All Japan?

-Conducting business with Giant Baba

-Stan Hansen!

-How much is the Million Dollar belt really worth?

-The time WWE thought Ted TOOK the Million Dollar Belt!

-What classic WrestleMania match did Ted help book?

-Arn Anderson recruits Ted DiBiase!

-Ted and Court's time on the WWE Creative team

-Working All Japan Pro Wrestling in the 1980s

-The shift in All Japan's in-ring style in the early 90s

-Owning heat as a heel wrestler

-Working with the Junkyard Dog

-Bill Watts as a booker

-The time someone BEAR PAWED Ted's birthday cake at Titan Towers

-Plus MUCH more!

Intro and outro music: Country Boy Can Survive by Hank Williams Jr.

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Sep 15, 2013

This week the show we are joined by Jason Powell, editor of ProWrestling.NET, formerly of the Pro Wrestling Torch and all around cool cat. Jason chops it up in a fun show. Support the show by checking out his fantastic web site at www.ProWrestling.NET and… 

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Topics discussed on this episode: 

-The time X-Pac bled from his ass all over Jason's car.

-Does Jason have frequent flier miles to Iran?

-BIG SCOOP on the future of TNA's touring TV tapings

-Jim Ross' "retirement" from WWE

-SCOOP on TNA talent frustration with the front office

-The time Arn Anderson confronted Konnan & Jason at a bar

-Is Eric Bischoff as driven as he was in the 90s in his efforts to make TNA the most successful company it can be?

-Has Jeff Jarrett changed?

-Raven threatening Jason in a parking lot

-Raven's weird flock and how real it really was

-The wild bar scene when WCW would come to town during the Monday Night Wars  

-What's THE problem with TNA?

-Why did Jason leave the Pro Wrestling Torch newsletter?

-Where did Konnan and Jason meet up?

-What wrestler was a dick to Wade Keller at a bar?

-How does Jason link up with sources?

-How are wrestling journalists treated when they come around to meet up with wrestlers and office personnel? 

-Konnan's take on Wade Keller

-The "dirt sheet" terms

-Reputable wrestling media and then the rest

-Issues of running a wrestling web site

-Promotions fostering relationships with the wrestling media 

-How are things between Konnan and Jeff Jarrett now?  

-Inside the relationship between AAA and TNA

-Konnan insists on being Dixie Carter

-Konnan drops a double BOOM!   

-MSL and Konnan get into a heated debate!

-Who took care of Ron Killings when he was injured in TNA. You might be surprised who his NURSE was!

-Joey Chestnut

-Court explains Guardians of the Galaxy to Konnan

-MSL's obsession with figs

-The cowardly David Louganis of TNA

-The gang and Jason get out of the box and crazy with ways to address the cost sunk into running TNA live TV tapings on the road

-Plus MUCH more!

Intro and outro music: Voices by Alice in Chains

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Sep 13, 2013

Jim Ross has "retired" from WWE. Court Bauer and John Pollock cut through the hysteria and breakdown what WWE is losing and what possibly another promotion could gain. 

Topics include:

-Latest on Jim Ross

-CMLL's big 80th anniversary show that YOU can watch for free on Friday night! Find out about it and where you can watch it!

-Tools promoters use to manipulate talent

-More on Court's new Chromecast toy

-Night of Champions

-MLW

-Plus so much more!

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Sep 9, 2013

The social media war between Konnan and Mister Saint Laurent heats up as MSL confronts Konnan about making good on his promise plus a WHOLE lot more!

Topics discussed on this episode: 

-What's the origins of the Konnan name?

-Will Konnan ever follow MSL?

-Konnan's impression of John Cena 

-Shawn Michaels  

-Paul London & Brian Kendrick

-The time Jeff Hardy and Konnan got lost in IRAN leaving the Impact Zone in Orlando

-MSL attends an arcade convention?

-The time Konnan got between Hulk Hogan and Macho man backstage at TNA.

-Shane McMahon's crazy big ideas while at WWE

-Vince Russo's early 2000s (brief) return to WWE

-Konnan and Court's opinion of Prince Devitt

-Steve Miller Band!

-The time Paul Heyman's WWE assistant told John Cena he didn't have any street cred.

-Matt Striker signing with WWE back in 2005

-Why doesn't SPIKE TV do TNA Wrestling marathons?

-More analysis on TNA's struggles

-Court compares Stephanie to Shane McMahon

-Who at WWE hired Dusty Rhodes in 2006?

-The time the Filthy Animals buried Ric Flair in the desert

-The Wonderful Mr Wonderstone

-Is there room for a viable #2 wrestling promotion in the U.S.?

-The lifestyle of the luchadores in WCW during the Monday Night Wars

-The debauchery that occurred at the WCW Worldwide-Disney tapings

-The 2005 planned revitalization of the WWE Cruiserweight division and what happened?

-Why didn't Juventud or Psicosis wear masks when they debuted in WWE like Rey Mysterio? 

-How do offices deal with leaks?

-Did Court or Konnan ever have doubts about their goals and dreams in pro wrestling?  What about MSL?

-Diversity in wrestling and what AAA is looking for when it expands to the U.S.?

-What's the difference between a geek and a nerd?

-Did Max Moon's costume stink?

-Konnan-One Man Gang drama?

-Plus much, much more!

Intro and outro music: GMO (feat. Beth Gibbons) by JJ DOOM

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Sep 6, 2013

An uncaffeinated John Pollock wills himself through episode 15 as Court brags about his new fangled tech plus much more!

Topics include:

-The Ultimate Fighter

-New Japan's THREE iPPVs this month

-Is the right heel carrying the heat for WWE's biggest angle?

-Are authority figures in wrestling passe?

-Did WCW do a better job of presenting the Big Show as a giant than WWE has?

-A weird Miami media interview with Jim "Anvil" Neidhart

-The NXT promo tape that leaked on YouTube

-What type of talent appeals to Vince McMahon and what type of talent is disregarded and why?

-Advice for students of the game

-Uh-oh for Kassius Ohno's future at WWE

-The good and the bad of talent representing promotions when doing media

-Nick Diaz and Teddy Hart

-Court gets the Chromecast!

-MLW Radio in this week's Wrestling Observer Newsletter?

-Plus so much more!

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Sep 2, 2013

If Konnan was one of the dwarfs from Snow White what would his name be? Find out as he along with Court Bauer and Ginger Kong return for 90 minutes of real talk! Some of the topics include:

-Mister Saint Laurent issues a press release? 

-What company did WWE nearly buy and why didn't it happen?

-WWE's 2007 plans for global territories

-AAA U.S. expansion update. What's 2014 got in store for the company?  

-WWE's return to Mexico  

-A CMLL luchador reaches out to Court in pursuit of jumping to AAA

-A critical misstep in TNA's operations and analyzing performance + talent

-The problems facing Los Matadores

-The latest update on MSL's move

-Konnan walks us through some of AAA's top angles over the past few years 

-Luchador Charly Manson senteced to prison

-Court and Konnan explain the situation in Syria to MSL

-Konnan's take on CMLL today

-The time Konnan sneaked into a CMLL Arena Mexico show as a fan wearing a mask! 

-Wikipedia drama

-Whatkind?!

-When do Samoans typically start in the ring? You might be surprised.

-The mighty Yokozuna

-The time the Samoans almost pulled a mass exodus jump from the WWF to WCW and WHY it happened… and WHY it didn't.

-The time Court was instructed by Vince McMahon to tel l Frankie Kazarian to cut his hair.

-ORTON. IS. WITH. JO. JO. 

-Daniel Bryan's amazing whiskery nose hair

-Plus much, much more!

Intro and outro music: Issac Haze by Talent Couture

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