Today Matt Farmer and Court Bauer look back at one of the most beloved annual pro wrestling tours and super cards of all time: the Great American Bash. In part 1 of this 2 parter, the guys discuss its origins and early years.
This Week on the Jim Cornette Experience, Jim and co-host The Great Brian Last discuss what they missed during their vacations, Brock Lesnar’s failed drug test and Jim’s recollection of Lesnar’s steroid bust while in OVW, the Republican National Convention, why Jim won’t watch The Final Deletion, and more. But the main event is Jim’s latest response to Vince Russo!
By popular demand, get the El Gigante Remix by TNA's DJ Zema and get down GIGANTE style.
Fresh off the 2016 WWE Draft, Mister Saint Laurent and Court Bauer provide instant analysis as well as talk a NXT star conflicted about his situation, NJPW G1 Climax, Lucha Mexico documentary, a new CTE class action lawsuit, WWE Battleground and El Gigante: The Remix?
This week on the Corny’s Drive-Thru, Jim Cornette answers YOUR questions about obvious spot calling, The Canadian Destroyer, the origins of Kentucky Fried Chicken, and much more.
Tales of alcohol, wrestling, cheap heat and the guys sit down with Johnny Yuma of Championship Wrestling from Hollywood and graduate from the infamous UPW.
Actor and writer Freddie Prinze, Jr. joins MVP and Greeny to talk WWE creative, teaching promo classes, STAR WARS: REBELS season 3, and much more!
It's SUPER J-CUP TIME! STRIGGA & Dylan Harris travel back in time to review the legendary SUPER J-CUP 1994 before previewing the 6th SUPER J-CUP that will begin next week during the first days of the G1 Climax. Besides another brief look at the G1 topics include Atsushi Onita's new promotion, the ZERO1 Fire Festival, NOAH's Jr. Heavyweight Tag Team League and Akebono's All Star Royal Road show in August.
Jet lagged but back in Japan for New Japan's G1 Climax, Tama catches up with another family member, "THE UNDERBOSS" Bad Luck Fale.
Court Bauer and John Pollock talk
--UFC sale and all the ramifications of the deal, WME-IMG leads the group that purchases the company for $4 billion
--Dana White stays on board with new 5-year deal and 9% of company profits while Lorenzo Feritta leaves post as C.E.O. and chairman
--UFC 200, Lesnar wins and if WWE will let him fight again
--John Cena’s performance hosting the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night
--WWE experiments again with second-screen programming on Smackdown Tuesday night, why this didn’t work with WWE Unlimited in 2005
--New General Managers to be announced Monday night
--Episode 1 of the Cruiserweight Classic and how it came off, the format of the show, Mauro Ranallo & Daniel Bryan chemistry and who stood out on the first show
--Who could be plucked from the NXT roster at the draft?
--Moose debuts for TNA, the buzz that Final Deletion has generated and moving to Thursday nights next week at 8pm on POP and Fight Network
--Big Show and Shaq shoot angle on red carpet at the ESPYs for WrestleMania 33
--Dan Severn's new book and getting the MLW "seal" and more
Mister Saint Laurent and Kevin Sullivan discuss Monster Tarver, War Games, similarities between ECW and Florida territory booking, the legend of Dizzy Davis, The Rock vs Brock, Darren Young vs Miz, Dean Ambrose and Roddy Piper, Raw viewership, your questions from the mailbag and much much more!
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Time to get Unfiltered with your favorite buddies. Marty & Sarah talk about their new commentating job & recap Raw until things get crazy. "Sexual" Mauro Ronallo makes his debut, Enzo delivers some pies & then get ready for the romantic comedy that will change WWE Films as you know it. All this and a round of FMK. Let's podcast!
This week on the Jim Cornette Experience, Jim is joined by Dale Spear of Kayfabe Memories to talk about having Stephen King as his English teacher, golfing with Larry Zbyszko, and all sorts of classic wrestling.
Jim Ross returns for round 2 discussing his recruitment of Brock Lesnar while head of WWE's talent relations. Plus, JR talks WWE booking and their pursuit of so many established stars on the eve of next week's brand split.
Court Bauer and Mister Saint Laurent talk WWE, WWE's return to MSG, WWE morale, Ring of Honor's questionable operations and then Jim Ross joins the show to talk Brock Lesnar, UFC 200. Plus a HUGE WaleMania 3 announcement is made.
This week on Corny’s Drive Thru, Jim Cornette talks Ron Garvin in drag, working with Sherri Martel, what he’d take to a desert island, tuxedo matches, and more!
Current NWA World Heavyweight Champion Jax Dane joins Matt and Jeremey. Hear his stories about wrestling for New Japan Pro Wrestling and defeating Hiroyoshi Tenzan to win the 10 pounds of Gold!
Court Bauer and Conrad Thompson burn the midnight oil talking about Brock Lesnar's dominant outing at UFC 200, live updates from the post UFC 200 press conference as well as what's next for Brock in WWE and possibly the UFC.
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STRIGGA & Dylan Harris discuss the summer of tournaments in Japan as they get into the King of DDT tournament, Dragon Gate's King of Gate and ZERO1's Fire Festival. Another talking point is the most recent WRESTLE-1 exodus and the immediate future of the five wrestlers who left the company.
In Mexico for CMLL, Tama and brother Tanga Loa talk shop.
Greeny is joined by Court Bauer and Ed Ferrara as they discuss TNA Final Deletion, Brock vs. Orton, quirky wrestling collectibles and a ton on San Diego Comic Con, summer movies, books, comics and TV! #GrappleGeek is in full effect!
Quirky Wrestling Collectibles Swag:
Mister Saint Laurent and Kevin Sullivan discuss Ric Flair joining MLW, wrestlers slapping themselves, the lies of Hulk Hogan, WWE's most compelling feud, Enzo and Cena, the October 28, 1996 WCW Monday Nitro, questions from the MLW mailbag and much much more!
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Marty & Sarah are back to discuss Final Deletion, Raw is Enzo (& Cass) & "Cesaro" stops by to say hello. All this plus another hard hitting round of F/Marry/Kill. Let's podcast!
Tama and his brother are down in Mexico for CMLL. The brothers talk about their young days and if Tanga Loa can actually pronounce his full legal name.
Thank you for checking out the first episode of the Ric Flair Show!
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In the meantime, take a fast pass to Space Mountain by getting the Ric Flair Show on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn or stream it at RicFlairShow.com and of course MLWRadio.com. WOOOOO!
Head to the Pacific Northwest with Matt Farmer and Court Bauer as they discuss Owen family territory and rich history of wrestling in the greater Portland/Pacific Northwest region dating back over 100 years ago.
This week on the Jim Cornette Experience, Jim and co-host The Great Brian Last are joined by UFC Hall of Famer and former NWA World Heavyweight Champion Dan “The Beast” Severn. Dan talks about his new book, “The Realest Guy in the Room: The Life and Times of Dan Severn,” his decades-long amateur wrestling career, early UFC, and much more.
UFC Fighter and pro wrestler “Filthy" Tom Lawlor stops by to talk BROCK vs HUNT at UFC 200 this weekend. Plus the guys talk ROH, doing MMA spots in pro wrestling and the great 2016 debate about locking up in a match?!
Court Bauer and Mister Saint Laurent are joined by Dave Meltzer on the Wrestling Observer Newsletter & F4WOnline.com to discuss Brock’s busy summer, the brand split, WWE putting a lot of stress on its payroll, the next big special attraction?, WWE’s tour of Hawaii and Japan, UFC 200 and much much more.
The Ric Flair Show debuts this Wednesday evening July 6th as the new era of the MLW Radio Network begins! Join the greatest of all time "Nature Boy" Ric Flair and Conrad Thompson. WOOOOO™!!!
This week on the Drive-Thru, Jim Cornette answers YOUR questions about Stan Lane’s prospects as a singles wrestler, what he’d do with a time machine, the world’s biggest Rock ’n’ Roll Express fan working as timekeeper for a match with the Midnight Express, his thoughts on Mark Madden, and more!
Special 4th of July episode of indyriffic...fire works and concussions are topics of discussion. And we chat with the one and only Suede Thompson, star of the Future Stars of Wrestling out of Las Vegas!
Jimmy Havoc joins MVP and Greeny in the lounge to shoot the breeze about villainy in wrestling and facing each other in a Progress ring!
One era ends as a new one looms on the horizon.
Mister Saint Laurent and Kevin Sullivan discuss Kevin's appearance at the Ring of Honor pay-per-view, the return of jobbers to Monday Night Raw, whether Darren Young can be made great again, WCW Halloween Havoc 1996, questions from the mailbag and much much more!
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Join Court and John for what may be their worst podcast ever!
--Stephanie McMahon interview with Business Insider discussing UFC 200 fight with Lesnar, WWE business model, WWE Network
--The strange working agreement between the UFC and WWE for Lesnar’s fight
--Brock Lesnar on cover of WWE 2K17
--Possibilities of WWE bringing in Bill Goldberg and latest on Kurt Angle
--WWE shows in Hawaii and Sumo Hall this week – Nakamura and Asuka working the shows
--Joe & Aries vs. Balor & Nakamura at house show this past weekend in Orlando
--Roderick Strong leaves ROH
--PWG announces BOLA participants
--UFC International Fight Week begins next Thursday with three straight cards with UFC 200 on 7/9
--Lucha Underground Season 2 winding down as they head into Ultima Lucha Dos
--Plus, we chat The Conjuring 2, Thanksgiving, Canada Day and Independence Day and more
Welcome back, Wrestling Buddies! Join Marty, Sarah & all your favorite friends. This week we get into:
*Seth Roman steals our bit!
* "Mrs Balor" joins us for a talk about her pride & joy.
* We've got a spy in the crowd at the NXT tapings.
*We break down the NXT Kids pilot
* Sarah investigates Ryback's Twitter account.
*All this plus Roman at home, F/Marry/Kill & more! Let's podcast!
PART 2 of the epic session with Dave Bautista (aka BATISTA) and Greeny. This time out, Big Dave gets candid on John Cena, collaborating with Vince McMahon and yes, BLADE RUNNER 2, James Gunn and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2 talk!
This week on the Experience, Jim Cornette talks about everything from #Brexit to Vince Russo stooging himself off, the latter being one of the finest promos he’s ever cut.
Alex Greenfield catches up with former WWE Champion BATISTA or as you may know him from such moves as 007 SPECTRE or Guardians of the Galaxy... Dave Bautista! In part 1 of a 2 part series, Big Dave and Greeny discuss Dave's time at WWE. Some fascinating insight on the last chapter of his tenure at WWE are revealed. Don't miss this epic 2-parter.
NOTE: Part 2 will drop for tomorrow and will be a PREMIUM ONLY podcast. Go VIP to access it. Dave is very candid about John Cena and Vince McMahon "coaching him" plus the guys talk GUARDIANS VOL. 2!
This week on the Drive-Thru, Jim Cornette takes on YOUR questions about:
* The influence that promotions have over wrestlers’ gear.
* Jim managing and employing Bruiser Bedlam, who turned out to be a notorious murderer, in Smoky Mountain Wrestling.
* Whether or not Teddy Hart is the most dangerous man in wrestling.
Learn the do's and don't for promoting with Jake Dirden as he talks with Matt Farmer Jeremey Tate about the promoting end of the business. Plus, Jake shares his journey from St. Louis to Ring of Honor to living at the NOAH dojo!
MVP and Greeny shoot the breeze about Roman Reigns, Brexit, Ospreay vs Vader, Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards, Preacher, & more!
Mister Saint Laurent and Kevin Sullivan discuss Kevin's desire to return to Europe, the similarities between the EU and the NWA back in the day, the difficulties of booking on the fly, what it was like dealing with Psycho Sid, Kevin's thoughts on writing a book and the possibility of WWE bringing back WCW, then Kevin and MSL dig into the mailbag.
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Court Bauer & John Pollock discuss another busy week of news:
--Roman Reigns fails Wellness Policy test, suspended for 30 days, still booked for Battleground on 7/24
--How this impacts draft, house shows, handling of Reigns’ return
--The draft is official for Tuesday July 19th on the first Tuesday night Smackdown show
--WWE planning to expand roster length, Kurt Angle confirms he has had talks with Paul Levesque and we get news late in the show that WWE officials are denying Angle is returning after a report from Dave Meltzer
--Rumored PPV schedule for 2016
--Money in the Bank has a 20 minute overrun
--Update on Natalya
--Roderick Strong leaving Ring of Honor
--Cruiserweight Classic begins taping this week, Mauro Ranallo & Daniel Bryan to call the tournament
--Dwayne Johnson interview stating that he contemplated doing MMA a decade ago
--CM Punk fight announced for 9/10 against Mickey Gall at UFC 203
--Paige story from Las Vegas
--Ring of Honor’s Best in the World pay-per-view from North Carolina
Ambrose!!! Marty & Sarah are back to talk all things MITB. Sarah joins the Cesaro Section, Marty meets Scott Hall, Roman gets popped & Dean loves pyro. All of this and a round of F/Marry/Kill. Let's podcast!
Welcome back for part 2 of our look at Dusty Rhodes. On this episode, Matt Farmer and Matt Farmer,
Dusty's time working for Turner Broadcasting, WWF vs Jim Crockett Promotions, WCW, the WWF run, NXT, WWE creative and more.
WWE and Wrestling Observer Hall of Famer Jim Ross returns to the Jim Cornette Experience to talk about the Oklamania show he and Corny will be appearing on as well as the documentary he’s producing, answer “Mr. Co-Host” The Great Brian Last’s questions about Mid-South Wrestling, and more!
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