Rank #1: Josh Nason's Punch-out, Mar 28th
On a brand-new Josh Nason's Punch-Out, we check in with former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett about his Bloodsport event, whether or not he will fight again, that Jay White incident, and a lot more. Plus, I give a few thoughts on new UFC title matches, McGregor, and this weekend's show in Philly.
Rank #2: Figure Four Daily, Mar 28th
On the latest NXT TakeOver conference call recorded on March 28, 2019: Paul 'HHH' Levesque talked about Tommaso Ciampa's injury, why Keith Lee vs. Dijakovic wasn't on TakeOver, and his match with Batista at WrestleMania.
Rank #3: Josh Nason's Punch-out, Mar 22nd
On a new JNPO, MMA Payout's Jason Cruz returns to get a bit deeper into the what's behind the UFC/ESPN PPV move. Beware: geeky tech talk is ahead! We also hit on TJ Dillashaw dropping the UFC bantamweight title and a new project Jason reveals for the first time. If you like deep dives into big ol' UFC financial deals, this is the podcast for you.
Rank #4: Wrestling Observer Live, Mar 17th
Wrestling Observer Live with Mike Sempervive is back today with a loaded two-hour edition, and a ton to talk about. Friday's ROH PPV, the New Japan Cup, UFC, plus loads of news from all over the world, your calls and more! Plus, a special hour-long interview with Drew Cordeiro, talking about where Beyond Wrestling's been, where it is now, and where it's going - including all the details on the upcoming Uncharted Territory streaming show beginning April 3 on IWTV. It's a fun (and free) show as always so check it out~!
Rank #5: The Portland Wrestlecast, Mar 13th
For almost 25 years Tom and Gloria Peterson sponsored Portland Wrestling. In this episode of The Portland Wrestlecast, you'll hear stories about Tom and Gloria Peterson from in front of the camera and behind the scenes in Portland Wrestling, including an angle-gone-wrong that turned out to be a big money maker for Tom.
Rank #6: Pacific Rim Pro Wrestling, Mar 6th
FREE SHOW! Fumi Saito talks about why he thinks Will Ospreay will be this year's breakout star in New Japan. Plus, how a match in NJPW lead to King Kong Bundy joining the WWF and a look at Stardom's iPPV on Fite TV.
Rank #7: Josh Nason's Punch-out, Feb 22nd
On a new Josh Nason's Punch-Out, John Pollock of POST Wrestling returns to talk about GSP's retirement, what fights we wish we could have seen from him, updates on POST, media talk, and a rant about Bellator MMA. JNPO 124 hsa arrived.
Rank #8: Josh Nason's Punch-out, Feb 16th
On a special Saturday Josh Nason's Punch-Out, we bounce around a busy UFC/Bellator weekend with Brian Martin, deputy editor of the SoCal News Group. Among the topics: Sea Level Cain, MVP vs. Daley, the messy UFC middleweight division, and how to be a pro on Valentine's Day. 65 minutes of MMA talk is here.
Rank #9: Wrestling Observer Live, Feb 11th
Wrestling Observer Live with Mike Sempervive is back with tons to talk about to begin the week. Lots of news, including real time reactions of AEW Double or Nothing tickets selling out, Jay White's IWGP championship victory over Hiroshi Tanahashi, what that could mean for the MSG show, plus the infamous Raw five-point preview, your calls, tweets, and so much more. It's a fun (and free) show as always so check it out~!
Rank #10: The Adam and Mike Show, Feb 2nd
Not sure what the title of this show should be, but - for now - just call it some new free audio from Mike Sempervive. When you're trying out some new recording equipment, what's a better topic to discuss than New Japan's new foreigner ace Jay White? And who better than to talk to about him than the one-and-only ALAN 4L! In a 40 minute interview, Alan talks about what makes White so effective, in his eyes. Strengths, weaknesses, his trajectory, and so much more analysis - including his thoughts on the overall landscape of NJPW. Also, Mike plays White's promos from today's show, and reveals Twitter's feelings about the "Switchblade." Plus, opinions on the change up in foreign talent, the results of the recent NJ USA shows, Ring Of Honor, and quick thoughts on DAZN boxing and tonight's UFC ESPN+ show, too.
Rank #11: Classic Audio, Jan 26th
Hear Paul "HHH" Levesque talk to the wrestling media following NXT TakeOver in Phoenix, AZ.
Rank #12: Classic Audio, Jan 26th
Hear what Triple H had to say following Saturday's NXT TakeOver from Phoenix, AZ.
Rank #13: Classic Audio, Jan 23rd
With NXT TakeOver coming up as part of Royal Rumble weekend, Paul "HHH" Levesque spoke to the media on a conference call Wednesday afternoon Listen to the joined in progress call now.
Rank #14: Josh Nason's Punch-out, Jan 17th
On a new Josh Nason's Punch-Out, our friend Jack Encarnacao of The Lapsed Fan and Between Rounds drops by to talk about AEW, Chris Jericho, the Starrcast experience, UFC's move to ESPN, memories of the Fox era, and more.
Rank #15: Josh Nason's Punch-out, Dec 28th
On a new JNPO, we continue our look back at 2018 with the Best of MMA, April-June. The UFC announced their TV deal, Bellator announced a streaming deal, Yoel Romero missed weight again for a title fight, and more. Helping me sift through everything is first-time guest Nick Baldwin of Bloody Elbow.com Happy holidays from the JNPO family!
Rank #16: Pacific Rim Pro Wrestling, Dec 26th
The Pacific Rim Pro Wrestling podcast is back with a look at WON Hall of Famer Yuji Nagata. Fumi Saito and Jim Valley also talk about the end of WWE live streaming in Japan on DA ZONE, the year 2018 in Japanese wrestling, and show plans from Tokyo during the week of Wrestle Kingdom.
Rank #17: Wrestling Observer Live, Dec 21st
Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and special guest host Lance Storm is back today with tons to talk about including Impact getting a new television deal, RAW and Smackdown and NXT, the Royal Rumble, tons of calls and texts and so much more. A fun show as always so check it out~! This download is FREE so please spread the word to your wrestling friends. And Wrestling Observer Live airs FREE DAILY at 3 ET/12 PT on the Sports Byline USA Broadcasting Network on over 200 affiliates, plus online at wrestlingobserver.com and through TuneIn Radio searching SPORTS BYLINE USA. Listen free daily and sign up for MORE exclusive members-only shows and over 8,000 archived programs. The best wrestling audio content on Earth, don't miss out!
Rank #18: Josh Nason's Punch-out, Dec 20th
On a new Josh Nason's Punch-Out, Josh talks with 'Nitro' author Guy Evans about his well-received first book investigating the creation of Nitro, the rise of WCW, and the eventual fall as told by more than 120 Turner employees. If you've read the book or are thinking about it, you will love this show.
Rank #19: Josh Nason's Punch-out, Dec 14th
On a new Josh Nason's Punch-Out, we go inside the world of indie wrestling with Limitless Wrestling owner Randy Carver. We talk about how to start a promotion, how to mix top national talent with local talent without breaking the bank, learning from mistakes, and an argument for why intergender wrestling belongs. If you're into understanding the business of indie wrestling, this show is for you. If not, this show is still for you.
Rank #20: Wrestling Observer Live, Dec 13th
Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive is back today with tons to talk about including Smackdown ratings, more on WWE's claim that writing RAW is difficult, a look at the actual income generators in WWE outside of TV and how they're doing, our weekly chat with Dave Meltzer, and tons more. A packed show as always so check it out~!