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Now displaying: March, 2015
Mar 31, 2015
MVP, Court Bauer and Maurice recap their savage weekend out in the Bay Area. The three guys talk:
 
  • RAW and WrestleMania thoughts
  • The WaleMania event
  • MVP at Hoodslam and ROH
  • Court at NXT 
  • Samoa Joe’s future
  • Tommy End is a bad ass dude
  • Heyman Hustle’s new video
  • The radical change in the media’s support and coverage of pro wrestling in America
  • EA Sports and non-Madden titles
  • Gangrel in a pyro accident
  • WHO was in the Kaiju main event?
 
Email your questions to: mailbag@MLW.com

 

Mar 31, 2015

We're taking on your questions because it's the Drive-Thru! On this episode we discuss: Jim as a poet, 1990 in WCW, does Jim have a double standard when it comes to Ric Flair, matches so bad that they’re good, $5 Wrestling, Freight Train and more!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her show.

 

Mar 29, 2015

Court Bauer and Maurice make their way to a house party… at a mansion in Silicon Valley.  Get weird with MSL and Court as they party with a random collection of folks. 

Mar 28, 2015

Talk’n Shop is talking hairy crabs on the worst podcast in the damn business. Ohhhh hellllll yeaaaaah!

 
Send the good brothers an email at: goodbrothers@MLW.com
Mar 27, 2015

Kevin Sullivan is back with Mister Saint Laurent to discuss WCW Monday Nitro, taking you behind the scenes of the April 29, 1996 episode.

Kevin and MSL discuss the evolving story between Sting and Lex Luger, protecting Scott Norton to keep New Japan happy and so much more.

Kevin also talks about his decision to put the World Championship on The Giant and potential opponents going forward.

Follow @MSL on Twitter and send questions to Sullivan@MLW.com.

Mar 26, 2015

MSL and Court Bauer wander the streets of San Jose looking for Dave Meltzer’s house after being dropped off at the wrong address. Join Court and Maurice on a strange odyssey in the middle of the night that leads to sushi?

See WaleMania TONIGHT! GA tickets available at the door for $15!
 
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2909 Lakeside Dr, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Mar 26, 2015

This week on The Experience, we're joined by Dr. Tom Prichard.

 

Jim and Tom talk the new world of wrestling schools, Bill DeMott and the WWE Performance center, OVW, Deep South and more!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her weekly podcast

Mar 25, 2015

Court Bauer and MSL prepare for their trip to California for WALEMANIA by procrastinating with a mailbag session! What’s their take on blood? WWE booking and a ton more!

Send your questions in to: mailbag@mlw.com

Mar 24, 2015

John Pollock and Court Bauer chat about all the news from the past week:

  • The tragic passing of Perro Aguayo Jr. this past weekend in Tijuana 
  • The circumstances of his passing 
  • The coverage his death has received worldwide
  • How those close to Aguayo Jr. are taking the news 
  • WrestleMania 31 this weekend and final thoughts on the show and the build
  • Some big entrances planned for WrestleMania
  • The Variety article on the WWE and NBCU and their marketing initiatives
  • WWE and Terminator promotion
  • A look back at WrestleMania 9 from 1993 in Las Vegas
  • The depth of the roster that year and two key performers that were not utilized in the ring on that show
  • Hulk Hogan’s title win at the show
  • Bill Goldberg discusses fighting for GLORY and which former WWE champion was offered to him
  • WrestleMania Week events in San Jose and lots more 

 

Mar 24, 2015

Our very own California Gurl, MSL readies for California and WaleMania. 

This is a free mini podcast. Future podcasts chronicling the MLW crew's adventures and descent into madness and the weird are VIP exclusives. 

Mar 24, 2015

This week on The Drive Thru we're answering your questions!

 

Musical tastes/stories & what we think of Frank Zappa, has Jim ever been offered a movie role, why a “Beat The Champ” TV title in SMW, Jim Ross’s heel turn, stories of Ernie Ladd and more!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her show.

Mar 22, 2015
Court Bauer and MSL discuss the passing of Perro Aguayo Jr as well as the challenging and tragic week for AAA.  Then, Jim Ross joins the show to talk shop including:
  • Recruiting Brock Lesnar in 2000
  • The early days of WWE developmental
  • The WWF Funkin’ Dojo
  • Edge and Christian
  • WrestleMania "play button”
  • Why wasn’t the developmental system installed in the northeast?
  • Larry Zbyszko going into the WWE HOF and JR trying to get Larry a WWE job
  • Ray Stevens NOT going into the WWE HOF in 2015
  • Booking WrestleMania 31
  • The concept of heat and JR’s philosophy on heat
  • Does the WWE creative team understand what heat is?
  • Booking philosophy on running a wrestling company with either a babyface on top or a heel with a babyface chasing
  • Is there a vulture circling in MSL’s crib while the show is being recorded? Listen and let us know!
  • Goldberg vs Lesnar at WrestleMania XX
  • Spike TV considering bringing pro wrestling back to the network
  • Getting color in 2015
  • Will JR be at WaleMania?

This podcast is presented by Backwoods - sponsor of WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  

Plus - Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $15!

Mar 21, 2015

Crack open a cold one, take off your parents and get ready for the worst damn 30 minutes in podcasting as the good brothers are back. Ohhh hellllll yeahhhhhh!

Give a hoot and email the good brothers with your questions: goodbrothers@MLW.com

Mar 20, 2015

Kevin Sullivan is back with Mister Saint Laurent to discuss WCW Monday Nitro, taking you behind the scenes of the April 22, 1996 episode.

Kevin and MSL discuss the paranoia of "Macho Man" Randy Savage, his influence on modern babyfaces, booking the 'Lethal Lottery' and so much more.

Kevin also talks his mindset when booking a huge main event with The Giant, Ric Flair, Sting and Lex Luger!

Follow @MSL on Twitter and send questions to Sullivan@MLW.com.

Mar 19, 2015

This week on The Experience, we're joined by Cody Covey and the birthday boy, Kenny Bolin

 

Jim and indie promoter Cody Covey talk running a success indie promotion on a small scale, and then we're joined by Bolin - it's his birthday! Also, the search continues for Ma Bolin!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her weekly podcast

 

Mar 18, 2015

Court Bauer & John Pollock chat numerous topics, including:

  • NXT announces Friday night show for WrestleMania weekend in San Jose and great reception thus far
  • Touring ideas for NXT in 2015
  • Larry Zbyszko and Tatsumi Fujinami being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year
  • Zbyszko's feud with Bruno Sammartino, culminating at the Shea Stadium show in 1980
  • Fujinami going in and Ray Stevens unlikely for this year
  • Court's work at the 2006 Hall of Fame ceremony with William Perry and Sensational Sherri
  • AAA postponed Rey de Reyes twice this week
  • A tragic bus accident involving an employee of the promotion
  • Spike TV president comments on talks with Ring of Honor 
  • Other outlets in talks with Spike 
  • Kota Ibushi wins the New Japan Cup and headlines Invasion Attack with A.J. Styles
  • Suzukigun wins all the gold in NOAH 
  • Booking of NOAH
  • The Wrestling Isn't Wrestling special from Max Landis with some notes on the production
  • Fans at Raw forced to take off costumes by the WWE 
  • How you write Brock Lesnar out if he does leave 
  • Guests confirmed for WaleMania and lots more 

This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  

Plus - Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $15!

Mar 18, 2015

Court Bauer & MSL return to discuss the fatal AAA bus accident that occurred yesterday, the latest wrestling luminaries attending WaleMania as well as take on your questions.

 

Got a question? Email it in to: mailbag@mlw.com

This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  Also, Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $15!

Mar 17, 2015

Does Justified show a true face of Kentucky, a little update from the world of medical equipment, great matches from early 80’s WWF, stories of Bulldog Bob Brown and The Cuban Assassin and more as Jim Cornette answers YOUR questions!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her show.

 

Mar 16, 2015

2 weeks before WaleMania hits Santa Clara with a live MLW Radio and night of fun, Konnan, Court Bauer and MSL get weird and try to keep it real with a new show talking:

  • Is a major wrestling revival on the horizon?
  • Konnan’s “perm phase”
  • Larry Zbyszko's hair procedure
  • Is Team Vision Dojo an an eyeglass store?
  • Simon Cowell starting his own wrestling promotion in the UK?
  • Premier Boxing Champions
  • Spike TV exploring options in wrestling?
  • Lucha Underground 
  • Big Money WrestleMania 32 matches
  • The cold road to WrestleMania 31
  • Lazy booking of Undertaker Mania matches
  • What are Bray Wyatt promos missing?
  • WCW’s Mr. JL
  • Robert Durst HBO documentary
  • House of Cards
  • MSL explains the show GIRLS to Konnan and Court
  • Court reviews Inherent Vice
  • Plus more!

 

Got a question? Email us and the guys just might answer it! Mailbag@MLW.com

This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  Also, Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $15!

Mar 13, 2015

Kevin Sullivan is back with Mister Saint Laurent to discuss WCW Monday Nitro, taking you behind the scenes of the April 15, 1996 episode.

Kevin and MSL discuss Kevin having to face Hulk Hogan in a handicap match, the feud between Public Enemy and the Nasty boys, and Kevin's relationship with Randy Savage.

Kevin also talks about the difficulty of making long term plans with Lex Luger.

Follow @MSL on Twitter and send questions to Sullivan@MLW.com.

This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  Also, Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $20!

Mar 12, 2015

This week on The Experience, we're joined by JJ Dillon!

 

JJ chats how you break into the business today vs yesteryear, staying humble, making the Back To The Territory DVDs, the lost Mid Atlantic tapes, how young wrestlers these days learn psychology and timing, and so much more!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her weekly podcast

 

 

Mar 11, 2015

Catch John Pollock from Live Audio Wrestling and MLW Radio’s Court Bauer as they discuss all the news from the past week, including:

  • We are just over two-weeks away from WrestleMania 31 and what is the level of excitement for this card?
  • The Sting video on Raw and what they were thinking 
  • Trust in performers to go out and cut meaningful promos and sell their program 
  • Paul Heyman’s promo from Raw and how Brock Lesnar is being presented going into WrestleMania
  • The reaction to expect for Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns
  • Booking Brock Lesnar in hindsight and how Lesnar could have been heated up to this level without ending The Undertaker’s streak 
  • What the main event landscape looks like for Roman Reigns coming out of WrestleMania
  • NXT touring ideas coming out of the Ohio shows this past weekend
  • Whether NXT will fit in as a developmental program or a separate brand under the WWE umbrella
  • New ideas for WWE Axxess and modeling the event closer to the San Diego Comic Con model for wrestling fans
  • The WWE’s Hall of Fame class for 2015 and who is left to be announced 
  • Mick Foley’s WrestleMania sweepstakes and fundraiser for RAINN
  • Wai Ting on his way to find Court Bauer in New York 
  • All the information for WaleMania and lots more!
This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  
 
Also, Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $15!
Mar 11, 2015

The road to WaleMania is underway! Today Court Bauer is joined by Kazeem Famuyide, Editor-In-Chief of TheStashed.com!  The two who are collaborating on WaleMania in Santa Clara discuss:

  • Was it really the Undertaker’s voice on Monday night?
  • A double turn at WrestleMania 31?
  • Cultural disconnects between WWE and fans
  • The New Day gimmick
  • Diversity in wrestling
  • Wiz Khalifa
  • WaleMania!
  • Plus much, much more!
Follow Kaz on Twitter: @RealLifeKaz and visit www.TheStashed.com 
 
This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  
 
Also, Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $15!
Mar 10, 2015

Was the Johnny Polo gimmick an homage to JC, the Memphis Heat documentary, unplanned finishes, fans hijacking indy shows, WWF Wrestle Vessel and more as Jim Cornette answers YOUR questions!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her show.

 

Mar 9, 2015

Konnan is back from Mexico after a wild week to discuss the latest in wrestling with Court Bauer and MSL including:

  • Rey Mysterio’s return to AAA
  • Bill DeMott resigns
  • Who is rumored to be attending WaleMania?
  • Is Alberto El Patron injured?
  • Rey de Reyes and AAA TV
  • Has a WWE brand split already gone down?
  • WWE Hall of Fame
  • MSL's strange dojo
  • Is MSL coming to WaleMania?
  • Plus a ton more!
This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  
 
Also, Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $15!
Mar 7, 2015
Talk’n Shop is back with Luke “Doc” Gallows and “Machine Gun” Karl Anderson joined by the Young Bucks and reDragon’s Bobby Fish and Kyle O’Reilly.  
 
On this episode, the good brothers debate a spinoff podcast called Cock Torture.  Then, Gallows raids Machine Gun’s hotel room for some beerskis while good brothers debate Obama!  Plus we hear the romantic tale of when Bobby met Kyle!  
 
Send the good brothers an email at: goodbrothers@MLW.com
Mar 6, 2015

Kevin Sullivan is back with Mister Saint Laurent to discuss WCW Monday Nitro, taking you behind the scenes of the April 1, 1996 episode.

Kevin and MSL discuss The Giant vs. Sting, the tag team division, and Kevin facing Hulk Hogan.

Kevin also talks about how to most effectively use Ric Flair.

Follow @MSL on Twitter and send questions to Sullivan@MLW.com.

Mar 5, 2015

This week on The Experience, Alice is back!

 

After a few week's off, Alice is back with us to talk of the craziness of being tracked down by the news! Plus Jim catches us up with his goings on and future appearances. Plus we're visited by .. well, you know ;) 

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her weekly podcast

Mar 4, 2015

John Pollock and Court Bauer are back to chat about:

  • The Bill DeMott accusations from ex-developmental talent
  • The response from the WWE
  • The set up at the Performance Center
  • NXT touring in Ohio this weekend as part of the Arnold Classic
  • The plan to turn NXT into a full touring brand and how that changes the philosophy of talent hiring and impact it could have on independent promotions
  • Rey Mysterio signs with AAA and added to Rey de Reyes show next weekend
  • How big of a factor Mysterio could play into Lucha Underground
  • His demand from outlets coming out of his near 13 year tenure with the WWE
  • Brock Lesnar appears at UFC 184 in Los Angeles
  • His scheduled appearance for Raw this Monday in Pittsburgh and how the WWE negotiates with Lesnar
  • New Japan Cup kicks off this week
  • Pro Wrestling NOAH building to their big show next week with Naomichi Marufuji vs. Minoru Suzuki for the GHC title
  • Bauer responds to the challenge made by Wai Ting for Grapple Kingdom
  • Jim Ross’ one-man show over WrestleMania weekend in San Jose and more 

This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at http://www.WaleMania.com.  Also, Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $20!

Mar 4, 2015
This podcast is presented by WaleMania. Learn about how you can witness a live session of MLW Radio with Rey Mysterio and friends plus chill with Rey at a pre-show cocktail party at www.WaleMania.com.  Also, Wale will perform live!  It goes down March 26th in Santa Clara, CA right next to Levi Stadium - site of WrestleMania 31.  Tickets start at just $20!
 
On this edition of MLW Radio, Court Bauer and Matt Farmer break down Rey Mysterio inking with AAA and the big press conference that just went down in Mexico City.  Plus, they discuss Rey’s first match back, his career in AAA and much more.  Also, is Simon Cowell interested in promoting wrestling in Great Britain?  Here all the scoops as Court and Matt break it down!
 
Follow the guys on Twitter:
@MattFarmer93
@CourtBauer

 

Mar 3, 2015

This week on The Drive Thru we're answering your questions!

 

Booking ticket sellers, was Smackdown going to be an all women’s show, was Brian Lee booked like Hogan, rules are made to be broken, what’s happening in current Knoxville wrestling, the delicate dance of booking a midcarder and more!

 

Send in your question for the Drive-Thru to: Cornette@MLW.com

 

Follow Jim and Alice on Twitter:

@TheJimCornette

@AliceRadley

 

Visit Jim's official site at www.JimCornette.com for merch, live dates, commentaries and more!

 

You can catch up with Alice at RWRPodcast.com to listen to her show.

Mar 2, 2015

The gang is heading to San Jose with a special event on March 26th!

Learn more and buy tickets at: www.WaleMania.com

On this episode, Konnan, MSL and Court Bauer discuss:

  • Rey is free!
  • MLW Radio is coming to San Jose for WrestleMania weekend with… WaleMania!
  • Brock Lesnar walks out on WWE
  • WWE Hall of Fame
  • Vince Russo stops by Lucha Underground and pitches some ideas
  • How to watch AAA Rey de Reyes 
  • New AAA talent 
  • Great Khali’s wrestling academy 
  • WWE’s succession plan continues to take form
  • Hungry Howie's
  • Birdman
  • Tater tots and bacon wrapped pizza!
  • The "Matt Hardy bump card”?
  • Maurice’s carnival days
  • Plus more!

Got a question for the guys? Hit us at: mailbag@mlw.com

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