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Rabblecast 411 - Mark Post, Integrity Martial Arts

On this week's episode, we welcome Mark Post into the studio! Mark started, Integrity Martial Arts(IMA) over five years ago in the living room of his apartment with just a few friends at the time. Since then, IMA has become a burgeoning destination for anyone looking to learn, improve their training, or just work out in a martial arts atmosphere that doesn't bow to most traditional restrictions.

Mark and guys talk about his early days in martial arts training and competition as well as some of the history of martial arts itself.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 11:19pm EDT

Rabblecast 404 - Body Slam The Movie Part 2!

The second and final part to our Body Slam episode is here! And we hope you enjoy what we have to say. Lights, camera, Body Slam!

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 11:53pm EDT

Rabblecast 403 - Body Slam The Movie Part 1...

They guys gather at the studio to go over and share their notes on the 1986 direct to VHS cult film, Body Slam! We find out what happens when a "down on his luck" music manager decides to make the jump into the world of professional wrestling. Taking two singles competitors and a local garage band to brand new heights.

Starring: Dirk Benedict, Tanya Roberts, Roddy Piper, and Capt. Lou Albano

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT

We're back! Some of you may have missed us. After a little over month of time off, we have returned to the studio to catch up and get things rolling once again. Doug and Hernandez are joined by the one and only, "Spankmaster" himself, Jimmy!

We talk some wrestling as well as few other points. If you've never listened to the show before, this is a great jumping on point. Coffee, guns, The Doomsday clock, are just some of the various things that were brought up during the show.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT

400 episodes! Who would have thought? Erik and Doug take a little time to look back at some of the history of the show with the help of some emails from friends and listeners. But that's not all...

WWE and AJ Lee part ways. AJ Lee recently returned to WWE television after starting the #GiveDivasAChance trend on Twitter, only to announce her in-ring retirement the weekend after Wrestlemania 31. What led to her departure? Will she continue wrestling elsewhere?

FMW(Frontier Martial-arts Wrestling) recently made an announcement of a return! Known for some of its brutal matches and relationship with ECW in the 1990's, the promotion is looking to start back up in April and continue into the month of May with multiple dates to be announced. Can FMW regain the following from their heyday?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:17pm EDT

It's over! WWE's Wrestlemania 31 arrived rather quietly and left with a big bang! Titles changed hands, surprises shocked us, and now it all begins... again. Join us as we do a rundown of one of the best Wrestlemania's in recent history. Chime in and let us know your thoughts, email us: Rabblecast@gmail.com

 

Just one more show from 400!

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 12:37pm EDT

Join show host, Hernandez as he gives a rundown of the upcoming WWE Wrestlemania 31 card. The build to this year's Wrestlemania has not been an easy journey for the WWE. In fact, many critics have already written this year's Wrestlemania off for being too predictable. Well, that all changed when WWE and Brock Lesnar announced that the two have come to a new agreement keeping Brock Lesnar in the WWE after Wrestlemania 31. What will happen now? Who will leave Wrestlemania a champion? Will leave defeated?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:25pm EDT

Spring is in the air, as is the hype for Wrestlemania 31! WWE is counting down to their final days before their biggest event of the year. What will change between now and then? Can anything else be added to the already packed card? Time will tell as we march closer and closer to "Showcase of the Immortals".

Although the majority of the attention has been given to WWE and their annual event, there are a number of other companies trying their best to take a slice of the wrestling pie that same weekend. Companies, like Ring of Honor, Evolve, and other smaller promotions. Is there such a thing as too much wrestling in one weekend?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:24pm EDT

WWE's developmental center, NXT has gained a lot of attention since its launch. It is the staging ground for the "future" of the WWE. On more than a few occasions there have been concerns of just how that future was being trained. A memo released by former NXT developmental wrestler, Austin Matelson (aka Austin Draven and Judas Devlin) to the WWE details some of the training conditions that he claims took place. He alleged that he participated in drills that "were hazardous to our safety," an unprofessional work environment, the use of homophobic slurs and other derogatory comments.

And now we have recently learned that Bill DeMott(aka Hugh Morris in the WCW) has stepped down as head NXT trainer after an investigation by the WWE was unable to confirm any of the allegations. What does this mean for NXT? Who will take over as the new head trainer?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:30pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 395 - Rey Mysterio Joins AAA, Update on Brock Lesnar Walk Out

The WWE and Rey Mysterio(Jr.) have parted ways. While this might seem like a sad occasion to some, others are excited! Mostly due to the announcement of Rey Mysterio joining up with AAA in Mexico and the possibility of Mysterio appearing on the burgeoning show, Lucha Undergroundon the El Rey Network. What led to Rey Mysterio's departure from the WWE? How can Mysterio help AAA? It's safe to say that we have not seen the last of Rey Mysterio and his high flying moves.

In other WWE news, Brock Lesnar caused a bit of a stir when he walked out on a recent episode of Monday Night RAW. Rumors swirled and many questioned if WWE's main event for Wrestlemania was in jeopardy. While nothing specific has been reported on the incident, it has been rumored that WWE is planning a back plan just in case terms can not be reached between both parties. Will Brock Lesnar fulfill his contractual obligations? Furthermore, will Brock Lesnar stay in the WWE following Wrestlemania 31?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:47pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 394 - WWE Fast Lane Fallout, CM Punk Sued for Defamation

This week we take a look at WWE's Fast Lane PPV and the tentative Wrestlemania card as a result of the latest PPV offering from the WWE. With a little less than five weeks remaining, is the WWE on the right track for their biggest show of the year? What will change between now and Wrestlemania 31?

It's been months since CM Punk opened up about his final days in the WWE on, Colt Cabana's Art of Wrestling podcast. Many of CM Punk's friends and co-workers warned him of the potential backlash of his words. Now, CM Punk and Colt Cabana are being hit with a defamation of character lawsuit from WWE's doctor, Chris Amann due to the comments about how CM Punk's medical situation was handled during his final days with the company.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 8:50pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 393 - WWE Fast Lane Rundown, Samoa Joe Leaves TNA

The "final stop" on the "road to Wrestlemania" is here. WWE's Fast Lane PPV hopes to bring some clarity to the matches leading into Wrestlemania itself. Who will go on to face WWE Champion, Brock Lesnar in the biggest show of the year? Will it be the former Shield member, Roman Reigns? Or the leader of the "Yes! Movement", Daniel Bryan?

TNA Wrestling suffered a blow this week with the departure of another high profile talent in, Samoa Joe. From early reports, the situation echoes the departure of another past TNA talent, AJ Styles. How will TNA deal with the loss of another fan favorite performer? Where will Samoa Joe end up?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:14pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 392 - Seth Rollins Exposed, TNA Ratings Increase, NXT News!

You have seen it happen before, when celebrities/performers take intimate photos of themselves or someone they are involved with and somehow those images get "leaked" online. The "future of the WWE", Seth Rollins is the latest victim of this type of scenario. Was his phone hacked? Did someone play a prank? More importantly, how will the WWE respond?

TNA has seen some success with their recent, Lethal Lockdown themed episode on Destination America. The concept, every match takes place inside of a steel cage. Ratings went up for the "number 2" wrestling promotion, but will it last? Also, can Jeff Hardy continue to beat up his body with crazy stunts? His fall from the cage was one of the most talked about moments when TNA originally taped this round of Impact Wrestling shows from the Manhattan Center.

Let's not forget about WWE's development center, NXT and their recent news. Triple H had some very revealing things to say about his vision for NXT and how things will move forward for those training for the opportunity to make it to RAW and Smackdown.

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 5:41pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 391 - WWE/TNA News, Chyna's Hall of Fame Candidacy

After a bumpy start, the WWE is back on track for their "Road to Wrestlemania" season. Will Roman Reigns make it to Wrestlemania to face off against, Brock Lesnar? Or will the creative minds in WWE come up with a "plan B" that will play out at the Fast Lane PPV? One thing is for sure, WWE definitely heard the reaction of the fans and they are trying to keep things steady heading into the Wrestlemania PPV event.

Also, on the "Stone Cold" Steve Austin podcast with special guest, Triple H it was asked if former WWE Diva, Chyna would be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame. Triple H mentioned it being a difficult choice to bring her back into WWE because of her recent lifestyle, implying adult films and substance abuse issues. Should Chyna be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:18pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 390 - 2015 Royal Rumble Fallout, RAW Canceled Due To Storm

The Royal Rumble match is one of the most interesting events in the wrestling world. With so much going on and so many moving parts it's amazing how anything can get accomplished. But the fans of the WWE beg to differ as they voiced their opinions during the final moments of the 2015 Rumble match. Is WWE repeating last year's mistake by forcibly picking Roman Reigns over Daniel Bryan?

To make things even more interesting, the next day, WWE was forced to cancel their LIVE Monday Night RAW event due to Winter Storm Juno which threatened to dump "historic" amounts of snow on the northeast. All of this and more!

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:01pm EDT

On this episode of The Rabblecast, we take a look at the upcoming card for WWE's Royal Rumble 2015! We couldn't help noticing that there are a few open spots for the Rumble match itself. This of course starts the speculation of, who might be returning for as a "surprise" entrant?

The Royal Rumble is one of the original "big four" pay per view's for the WWE. Who will emerge from the 30-man event to begin their march on the "Road to Wrestlemania"?

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:59pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 388 - New Year Ponderings

The Rabblecast kicks off 2015 with a brand new episode! But things take an odd turn with a little introspection.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 9:56pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 387 - Deaths in Professional Wrestling

Death... it's a common occurrence in this thing we call, life. In this episode of The Rabblecast, Erik and Doug take a look at some of the things that contribute to early deaths in the world of professional wrestling.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 386 - CM Punk Joins UFC, Impact Wrestling Update

By now everyone has talked about, reported on, and formed their own opinion on the whole CM Punk/WWE story. Some think WWE screwed up and ignored one of their best talents. Others feel betrayed by CM Punk for leaving at the height of his popularity. Then, there are those that still believe that this is all a big elaborate story being told by the WWE and CM Punk will make a triumphant return.

All of this gets turned upside down with the announcement of CM Punk signing with the UFC! Does he have what it takes to battle in the Octagon? Opinions and theories are already running rampant. But we will have to wait and see when CM Punk debuts in the UFC in 2015.

All of this and more Professional Wrestling news await you in this episode.

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 2:05pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 385 - WWE Survivor Series Fallout, TNA's  New Home: Destination America

WWE's Survivor Series event is one that is full of history and a long line of firsts and debuts(check out Ep. 384 History of Survivor Series). This year's show did not disappoint. A few shocks, a few surprises, and a debut that no one will be forgetting anytime soon. The guys rundown the results and the fallout from Survivor Series 2014 and the following Monday Night RAW!

As for TNA, it would seem that the working relationship between Spike TV and TNA has come to an end. TNA just recently announced their new TV home for Impact Wrestling in 2015, Destination America. Not many details have been released as of yet, but it will be interesting to see if TNA can make this a pivotal point for the company as a whole. Listen in for all the details that we do know, as of now.

We hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 2:41pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 384 - The History of WWE's Survivor Series

WWE's upcoming Survivor Series 2014 event marks 27 years for WWE's second longest running PPV. The guys take a look back at some of the earlier shows in Survivor Series history. The simultaneous debuts of both The Gobbledy Gooker and The Undertaker on the same show, the first ever WWE/WWF Casket match, the crazy teams and a whole lot more.

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 12:39pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 383 - NJPW's "Wrestle Kingdom", Samoa Joe Injury Update

As always, on this show we cover various WWE, TNA, and Ring of Honor news and updates. Included in this episode is a current rundown of New Japan Pro Wrestling's upcoming "Wrestle Kingdom" PPV that will be brought to the USA thanks to the effort and partnership of Jeff Jarrett's, Global Force Wrestling. Not only will this show have a mixture of some of the best talent in Pro Wrestling, it was also announced that the commentating team will get a nice boost as well in the form of former WWE announcer/Hall of Fame inductee, "Good Ole' JR", Jim Ross! NJPW "Wrestle Kingdom" will be held at the Tokyo Dome, January 4, 2015.

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 382 - Lucha Underground, WWE/TNA Updates, Daniel Bryan Update

We're back! The guys have returned to the studio to talk all things Pro Wrestling. Even though we took a brief hiatus, the wrestling world did not. In this episode we talk about Lucha Underground's debut on El Rey Network, recent TNA updates, WWE Network updates, as well as an update on Daniel Bryan injury status. There's so much to talk about and so little time.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:50pm EDT

Where has the show gone? Will it be on iTunes? Why won't you call me?

Ok, I made up that last one. Hello Rabblecast listeners, Hernandez here. If you're reading this before listening to this episode/announcement, realize it is not an actual episode. I wanted to take some time and address why there was no show last week and why the show has been "suspended".

We are working to get things straightened out before going forward with anymore episodes. We are taking this very seriously and hope to have things back on track very soon.

We want to thank our listeners for their support during all of this and we will update everyone soon. Listen to our State of The Rabble Address for more details.

 

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Rabblecast Ep. 381 - TNA Bound For Glory Card Rundown,  WWE Network Renewals

One of the most important PPV's in TNA history is almost upon us in the form of, Bound for Glory 2014! The guys do a rundown of the card and give their thoughts on what seems to be an unexpected show roster. Keep in mind this is a TNA/Wrestle-1 joint show and talent from Wrestle-1 will also be showcased on the PPV. Will this be mark in the "Win" column for TNA? Or will they miss the mark on one of their most ambitious shows to date?

WWE Network subscribers, be warned, if you have let your subscription lapse. WWE is pulling out all the stops to try and get you to renew. Even to the point of hyping a PPV that doesn't have any matches listed for it yet. Has the WWE Network lived up to the fans expectations? Will WWE have good news when it comes time to report their quarterly results?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 380 - WWE Fans Still Ordering PPV's, TNA NY Gold Rush Results, and More!

This week, the guys cover some of the lighter news in the world of Professional Wresting. Batista's new movie role, the dress code at Hulk Hogan's restaurant, WWE fans still buying PPV's through regular means, and more!

Of course we can't forget about TNA Wrestling and the recent update to their upcoming Bound for Glory PPV in Tokyo, Japan. As well as the recent "New York Gold Rush" Tournament in which the winner is able to challenge for whichever TNA title they so choose.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 12:42pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 379 - WWE Night of Champions 2014 Fallout, TNA Bound for Glory Update, and More!

WWE's recent Night of Champions 2014 PPV had a ton of anticipation going for it, especially for the Main Event rematch of John Cena vs Brock Lesnar. Was John Cena able to overcome to the dominating Brock Lesnar from their previous encounter? Who walked out of Night of Champions with the WWE Heavyweight Championship? Also, we have an update on the condition of WWE Superstar, Roman Reigns who was rushed to the hospital the night before Night of Champions. Details on the emergency surgery and when we can expect Roman Reigns to be back in the ring for WWE.

TNA is getting closer to their upcoming Bound for Glory PPV. Bound for Glory will be held in Tokyo, Japan and is expected to be a big deal for TNA Wrestling. Some names have been announced for the card as well as the induction of Team 3D into the TNA Wrestling Hall of Fame. Check out the details and more on this episode.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 5:04pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 378 - WWE, NXT, Chikara's King of Trios, TNA Wrestling, and So Much More!

WWE's Night of Champions 2014 PPV is just a few days away and we take a look at the recent updates to the card. Chief among the various matches, the highly anticipated rematch between Brock Lesnar and John Cena. Will WWE give the fans a quick turn around of Lesnar being a "dominating beast" one match, only to have him be defeated by a "motivated" John Cena? Will this be the rumored end of Cena's long run as the top guy in the WWE?

TNA Wrestling makes the news boards with various stories. One of their top stories being the upcoming expiration of Kurt Angle's contract with the company. Angle himself has stated that he wants to make his next signing with whichever company to be a public event. Will it be TNA or did WWE finally relent and welcome one of their former Superstars back into the fold? Could there be another offer on the table from another company?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:52pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 377 - Ring of Honor's New Champion, WWE Night of Champions Update, TNA's TV Ratings

Here is a rare treat for you loyal listeners, as all three hosts(Hernandez, Doug, and Quest) enjoy a nice chat in studio.

Some of the topics talked about on this episode...

The current story of Ring of Honor and their decision to crown a new ROH Champion so soon after Mike Elgin's recent championship victory. Was it because Elgin decided to tryout for the MLB? Or did ROH decided to change gears simply because they felt Elgin didn't have the drawing power they were looking for?

The guys do a quick rundown of the upcoming WWE Night of Champions 2014 PPV card which is still a few weeks out. Aside from the, Brock Lesnar vs John Cena rematch, is anyone else interested in this card? Quick updates on CM Punk vs WWE as well as Alberto Del Rio's status and when he will be appearing for AAA.

Round all of this out with a look at TNA's battle to regain their rating's number and viewing audience as they continue their current run on Wednesday nights for Spike TV.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:20pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 376 - Myke Quest Returns to the Studio to Talk Wrestling News

This week's episode is a bit of a reunion episode between Hernandez and Myke Quest. They catch up while going over some recent professional wrestling rumors and news. From WWE's recent dilemma of who will face Brock Lesnar after John Cena, to TNA's recent extension on Spike TV through the end of 2014 for Impact Wrestling.

Toss in some Ring of Honor, Chikara, Global Force Wrestling and we have a nice little show for the long time fans of the show.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 6:06pm EDT

Like many of you out there, we recently watched WWE's latest PPV offering, SummerSlam 2014. We have results, reactions, and a general rundown of the card from that night as well as some of the fallout on the following Monday Night RAW. Who will be the next challenger to the WWE Title? Also, we have an update on Alberto Del Rio and what led to his release from WWE.

TNA Wrestling is once again exercising the idea of, "taking the good with the bad". Impact Wrestling has been given a new night to air on Spike TV, moving from Thursday night to Wednesday. Does this mean that the negotiations between Spike TV and TNA are going well? Also, Bully Ray is said to be done with TNA Wrestling as his contract recently expired over the weekend. Will TNA let Bully Ray leave so easily after all of the recent build up of Bully vs Dixie Carter?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 5:43pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 374 - WWE SummerSlam Card Rundown, Vince Russo Secretly Working With TNA

WWE's SummerSlam 2014 is set to be one of the biggest shows of the year. Can it live up to the hype? Seth Rollins vs Dean Ambrose is sure to be a crowd pleaser, so long as WWE doesn't pull the match like they did at the previous PPV. Another match on the card many are looking forward to is the long awaited rematch of Brock Lesnar vs John Cena. Can the WWE's "Top Guy" survive the onslaught from "The Beast Incarnate"? That's just two of the matches and one news items on this episode.

TNA's recent trouble with Spike TV has a new development in the form of, Vince Russo. It was recently revealed by Mr. Russo himself that he was consulting for TNA recently, but he was told to keep it a secret. Was this one of the contributing factors as to why Spike TV decided to not renew TNA's TV contract?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 1:12pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 373 - Jesse Ventura vs Widow of Chris Kyle, Global Force Wrestling Updates

The guys are back in the studio! Hernandez brings Doug up to speed on some of the recent news stories in the world of professional wrestling. The ongoing TNA Wrestling negotiations with Spike TV, WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan's recent run in with a burglar at his home, and more.

Some other topics covered in this episode. The recent legal decision made in the case of former WWE Superstar/Announcer Jesse Ventura vs the widow of Chris Kyle. We also have an update on some more Global Force Wrestling news as they continue to make partnerships around the world as they gain momentum in the world of wrestling.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 1:35pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 372 -Danile Bryan Stops Burglar, TNA Impact Wrestling Canceled By Spike TV

Your humble show host, Hernandez ventures into the studio for another solo episode. (Bear with him, as he is practically talking to himself.)

 

The big news in the world of professional wrestling is the story of TNA's Impact Wrestling being canceled by Spike TV. Is it true? Does this mean the end of the number two wrestling company? Will TNA be able to find a new home for their weekly televised wrestling show?

Former WWE Champion Daniel Bryan made headlines recently after returning home to find someone robbing his home. After returning from a recent appearance at San Diego Comic Con, the recovering WWE Superstar was able to subdue one of the suspects until local police arrived. (Who said wrestling isn't real?)

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 1:55am EDT

This is a solo show for your humble host, Hernandez. But that doesn't mean you don't get your pro wrestling news and rumors. In this episode, The Guatemalan Bulldozer covers the recent news in WWE regarding Jim Ross and CM Punk's contracts coming to their respective ends. Will we ever see either of these two in WWE again?

TNA Impact Wrestling is still showing their run of tapings from the Manhattan Center in NYC and they are fun to watch. The NYC fans know how to add that special something to a televised wrestling show. So much so, that TNA will be returning for another round of tapings in early August. Hernandez runs down the matches from the 7/17 show and recent happenings in TNA.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 1:51pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 370 - KENTA to WWE, Kurt Angle Dispels Rumors

We're back in the studio this week! On this week's slate:

WWE recently announced the signing of Japanese wrestler, KENTA to the WWE. KENTA is set to join the NXT developmental system in the very near future to begin training. WWE's Triple H had the following to say in a statement regarding the signing, "KENTA is an incredible performer who brings the crowd to its feet when he steps into the ring. WWE's signing of KENTA reflects our continued dedication to creating a diverse roster that appeals to our global fan base."

 

Newly "appointed" TNA authority figure, Kurt Angle commented about his upcoming contract renewal with TNA. "...I told them I need time to think about it." Angle also mentioned, "Because this next contract is going to be my last - whether WWE or TNA - this is it and where I'm going to retire." Kurt Angle has been talking about a WWE return for quite some time now. Can the two parties see eye to eye after years of being apart?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

Rabblecast Rewind: Wrestling Goes to the Movies

This week we present to you an episode from the archives. From our Blog Talk Radio days, our Wrestling in movies episode covers various different films from No Holds Barred, Ready to Rumble, Bodyslam, and many others.

You'll be shocked(and in some cases saddened) to see the marriage between Pro Wrestling and Hollywood.

 

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Rabblecast Ep. 369 - WWE Money in the Bank/RAW Fallout, TNA/Wrestle-1 News

WWE's Money in the Bank PPV was what many have come to expect from a WWE PPV. Excitement, surprises, and some questionable endings to more than one match. But all that led to a "reset" of sorts on the following Monday Night RAW. The anticipation of someone cashing in the "Money in the Bank" contract at any given time gave RAW a much needed boost. Not that it needed it though, with all the other great moments from this past RAW.

TNA and Wrestle-1 are continuing to help each other with announcements, upcoming shows, and the continued talent exchange. With so many "misses" on their home turf, maybe TNA can capitalize overseas in other markets. Time will tell if this recent partnership between TNA and Wrestle-1 makes any difference for either company.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 5:29pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 368 - TNA Taping in NYC, WWE Money in the Bank 2014 Rundown

TNA Wrestling had a big week while in New York recently. Hot off of a title change from last week's Impact Wrestling as (*Spoiler) Bobby Lashley defeated Eric Young for the TNA World Title. While in NYC, TNA announced that their upcoming Bound for Glory PPV will be held in Tokyo, Japan as a result of their teaming up with Wrestle-1 promotion. Find out what other things are going on in the world of TNA.

Meanwhile, the WWE is getting ready to hold their Money in the Bank 2014 PPV. Two special ladder matches will determine who will get a contract for a future WWE title shot and who will win the recently vacated WWE Championship! Who be next in line to be the "face" of the WWE?

 

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_368.mp3
Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 9:01pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 367 - WWE Cuts, TNA Slammiversary 2014, and More!

It came almost out of nowhere, but it is not uncommon for WWE to cut a small group of performers post Wrestlemania. As always the speculation runs rampant as to the exact reason why. The WWE Network under performing, the renewed NBC TV deal not being as big as WWE hoped it would be, and a few others.

TNA Wrestling was forced to change the main event of their recent Slammiversary PPV. This was due to Authority figure, MVP being injured during an overseas match. This resulted in two qualifying matches as Bobby Lashley took on Samoa Joe and Austin Aries battled Kenny King to see who would earn a spot in the three-way steel cage match against current TNA Champion, Eric Young.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:08pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 366 - New Japan Pro News, Ric Flair, TNA Update

The guys cover some New Japan Pro Wrestling news, in particular the recent Best of the Super Juniors 2014 Tournament that took place over the weekend in Tokyo, Japan. Find out who won this year's tournament. As well as a quick rundown of the upcoming Dominion PPV set for June 21 in Japan.

Along with the usual wrestling news/rumors(WWE, TNA, etc.) the guys get slightly educational. But no worries, this is still a show about Professional Wrestling. But we do recommend the Peruvian Lomo Saltado dish the next time you dine out.

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:10pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 365 - WWE Payback Fallout, TNA News and More!

On the last episode of The Rabblecast we talked about WWE's Payback 2014. In this episode we bring you the results and the fallout from that pay per view. Find out how WWE handled not having the WWE World Heavyweight Title being defended on a pay per view.

Hernandez touches upon a few different thing that are plaguing TNA. Retaining talent, quick fire storylines, and even quicker character changes. All of these are just what we see on the surface. What else is keeping TNA from reaching a closer number two position to WWE?

 

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:17pm EDT

Rabblecast Ep. 364 - WWE Payback 2014, Chikara, and more!

Erik and Doug(The Master of the Flip Phone) return to bring you some current event news. Specifically, WWE Payback 2014. The guys rundown the card and give their opinions of what to expect. Doug also gives a quick report on his recent outing to Chikara's return event, "You Only Live Twice".

 

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Direct download: Rabblecast_Ep_364.mp3
Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:01pm EDT

Do you know what Kayfabe is? Have you ever heard of Kayfabe? In this episode of The Rabblecast, Erik and Doug discuss one of the most confusing terms in professional wrestling(WWE, TNA, WCW, etc.).

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Category:Sports, Pro Wrestling, Comedy, -- posted at: 7:54pm EDT

Rabblecast Rewind - The Very First Episode Of The Rabblecast

Eight years ago(5/17/06), two friends got together to record what was suppose to be a simple demo for a New Jersey radio station. That demo never reached the mail. Instead it became, The Rabblecast. A weekly excuse for two guys(James Hatton and Erik Hernandez) to get together and talk about one of their many favorite passions, professional wrestling. For eight years The Rabblecast has covered all things pro wrestling. From the big companies, the local shows, and even a few road stories from the guys themselves.

Since then the show has changed. Multiple guest(s), format changes, people have come and gone. But the idea has always been the same. Let's talk about wrestling!

With this episode, we are re-releasing our very first episode. Aside from the added intro, the audio is untouched and presented in its original form. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did back then. Thank you for listening.

 

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