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The Flagship Wrestling Podcast

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The Flagship Wrestling Podcast features light-hearted and passionate discussion, analysis and reviews of professional wrestling from across the world including AEW (All Elite Wrestling), NJPW (New Japan Pro Wrestling), WWE, Impact Wrestling, Pro Wrestling NOAH, AJPW, Dragongate, Indies & retro wrest… read more

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The Flagship: Royal Rumble Preview, Austin/Rock, Muta BYE BYE & more!

January 27th, 2023

3:13:03

The Flagship Wrestling Podcast returns this week for an absolutely loaded show talking about the latest in a busy week of pro wrestling.  

We'll …

The Flagship: RIP Jay Briscoe, Rita Chatterton, Ratings Updates & more!

January 20th, 2023

2:59:02

The Flagship Wrestling Podcast returns this week to discuss the life and career of ROH legend Jay Briscoe (Jamin Pugh).  

Additional topics included Vince McMahon settling with Rita Chatterton, Impact Wrestling's Hard to …

The Flagship: WWE For Sale, Elite vs. Death Triangle, Mercedes/AEW & more!

January 13th, 2023

3:14:40

The Flagship Wrestling Podcast is back to discuss the latest news and notes on WWE's potential sale: a follow-up to our Breaking News audio from …

The Flagship: Vince McMahon is Back, Mercedes is Mone & more!

January 6th, 2023

3:09:06

Vince McMahon is back, Mercedes is Mone, New Japan Pro Wrestling had a tremendous Wrestle Kingdom 17 plus new champs, and new units, NOAH had a good show on New Year's Day, and the scuzzers are taking over All Japan Pro …

Instant Reaction LIVE: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 17 - Ospreay vs. Omega (Preview)

January 4th, 2023

11:44

In this preview clip, Joe & Rich of The Flagship Podcast discuss one of the greatest matches of all time: Will Ospreay vs. Kenny Omega.

To listen …

The Flagship: 2022 Year-in-Review, Wrestle Kingdom Preview & more!

December 30th, 2022

3:19:54

The final Flagship Podcast of 2022! Join Joe & Rich as they put a bow on 2022.

We start off by discussing some of the top pro wrestling stories of 2022 from Vince McMahon resigning in shame to Cody Rhodes' departure …

The Flagship: Christmas Spectacular 2022!

December 23rd, 2022

3:06:34

Join The Flagship Wrestling Podcast for their 2022 Christmas spectacular!

We start the show by discussing the latest news on Sasha Banks and her …

The Flagship: Vince McMahon Wants Back, Mandy Rose Fired, Exclusive Sasha News & more!

December 16th, 2022

3:24:06

The Flagship Podcast is back this week with an absolutely loaded show!

This week on the show we discuss new allegations against Vince McMahon and his …

The Flagship: Record-Low Ratings, Final Battle & Bouncin' Around Japan

December 8th, 2022

3:22:34

Note: An issue with our recording in the show's first hour resulted in lower-than-normal audio quality. These issues were fixed for the final two …

The Flagship: Survivor Series, William Regal, NJPW, AJPW & more!

December 2nd, 2022

3:28:35

The Flagship returns this week to test our knowledge on 2022 WWE, review WWE Survivor Series: War Games, the latest on William Regal's contract, a catch-up on NJPW's World Tag League and Super Junior Tag League, AJPW …

The Flagship: AEW Full Gear, Dynamite Review & NWA Hard Times 3

November 18th, 2022

3:07:22

The Flagship is back this week with a full recap of this week's AEW Dynamite, a preview of AEW Full Gear 2022, and a check-in on the world of the …

The Flagship: Logan Paul, NJPW, Dragongate, NWA & more!

November 11th, 2022

2:59:34

The Flagship Podcast returns this week with an absolutely loaded show!

Topics this week included Logan Paul vs. Roman Reigns from WWE Crown Jewel, …

The Flagship: Jarrett Wins Again, WWE Makes Money Again, FITE+ & more!

November 4th, 2022

3:15:37

This week on The Flagship Podcast:

  • Jeff Jarrett winning yet again by debuting with AEW and getting a nice new office job
  • WWE's Q3 earnings (spoiler: …

The Flagship: The Elite Back/CM Punk, Halloween Havoc, Karl Anderson/NJPW & more!

October 28th, 2022

3:14:58

The Flagship Podcast returns this week to dive into The Elite's imminent return to AEW and the latest from CM Punk...eh CM Punk's CAMP regarding the ALL OUT backstage fight.

We also catch you up on the latest in New …

The Flagship: Dynamite vs. NXT, Hangman Page, WWE Day 1 & more!

October 21st, 2022

3:00:01

The Flagship Podcast returns this week to talk AEW Dynamite vs. NXT's Tuesday Night ratings battle, the latest on Hangman Page's injury, Ace Steel gone from AEW, WWE canceling Day 1, AAA TripleMania, Karl Anderson/NJPW …

The Flagship: Ariel Helwani/Tony Khan, Bray Wyatt return & more!

October 14th, 2022

3:03:42

The Flagship Podcast is back at full power to discuss the latest in the world of wrestling! 

Topics on this week's show include:

  • Ariel Helwani's …

The Flagship: Antonio Inoki, Andrade/Sammy, STARDOM & more!

October 7th, 2022

2:57:28

The Flagship Podcast is back BUT with a twist this week!

Joe is temporarily on the shelf due to his turgid larynx, so Rich is bringing on two special guests.

In the first half of the show, Rich was joined by Joe Gagne (

The Flagship: AEW Roster Moves, Malakai Black, NJPW, AJPW, NOAH & more!

September 30th, 2022

3:10:47

The Flagship Podcast is back at full strength this week, talking about potential AEW roster movement, the latest on Malakai Black and Buddy Murphy, a …

The Flagship: Roman's Mediocre Title Reign, Grand Slam, CMLL, Dragongate, & More!

September 23rd, 2022

2:21:22

Deconstructing WWE's brilliant fan manipulation abilities and why their mythologized version of Roman Reigns mediocre world title reign is taking …

The Flagship: Young Bucks/WWE speculation, CMLL, AJPW & more!

September 14th, 2022

3:08:34

The Flagship is back this week as we talk about the ongoing speculation regarding The Young Bucks & AEW, reports of the Bucks sending feelers to …

The Flagship: CM Punk's AEW Future, Vacated Titles & more ALL OUT Fallout!

September 8th, 2022

3:01:53

The Flagship Podcast returns tonight to discuss the future of CM Punk in AEW, the post ALL OUT 2022 media scrum fallout, reported suspensions, …

The Flagship: ALL OUT Preview, Clash at the Castle, NWA 74 & more!

September 1st, 2022

2:59:50

The Flagship Podcast previews a huge wrestling weekend, including AEW ALL OUT 2022, WWE Clash at the Castle, WWE/NXT World's Collide, and indie shows …

The Flagship: Dynamite Fallout, Thunder Rosa, Eddie/Sammy, RevPro 10 Year Anniversary, NWA 74 & more!

August 26th, 2022

3:16:46

The Flagship Podcast returns to talk about the fallout from a wild episode of AEW Dynamite, the latest on Eddie Kingston/Sammy Guevara, Thunder Rosa …

The Flagship: CM Punk/Hangman, Okada wins G1 Climax & more!

August 19th, 2022

3:01:01

This week on The Flagship Wrestling Podcast, we talk about CM Punk's controversial promo on AEW Dynamite, ongoing issues with CM Punk and Hangman Page, moving CM Punk vs. Jon Moxley to Dynamite and the current AEW ALL …

The Flagship: WWE Ratings Cooling Off, CM Punk's Return & G1 Scenarios!

August 12th, 2022

3:18:16

This week on The Flagship Wrestling Podcast, we analyze recent WWE ratings trends and why the curiosity of Triple H taking over and Vince McMahon's …

The Flagship: WWE Is Good Again (Not Really), SummerSlam & Ric Flair Didn't Die

August 4th, 2022

3:12:44

The Flagship returns to cover WWE being good again (but not really), Triple H proving the new lies are the old lies, PLUS a full review of SummerSlam …

The Flagship: Vince McMahon Resigns in Shame, SummerSlam, Flair & More!

July 29th, 2022

3:06:44

The Flagship returns this week for a huge show with the latest on Vince McMahon's resignation from WWE, Triple H taking over as head of creative, and …

The Flagship: G1 Climax, Death Before Dishonor Preview, Mutoh's Disgraceful Performance & more!

July 21st, 2022

3:08:24

The Flagship is back this week to catch you up on NJPW's G1 Climax 32 with reviews of each and every match, our favorite matches of the tournament so far, and more.

We then preview this weekend's ROH Death Before …

The Flagship: G1 Climax, Sasha Banks, Vince McMahon, AEW ALL OUT & more!

July 15th, 2022

3:30:44

The Flagship is back this week to talk the latest in the world of pro wrestling, including an extensive preview of NJPW's upcoming G1 Climax, the latest on Sasha Banks and her first post-WWE appearances, new allegations …

The Flagship: Star-Making Performances, Against All Odds, ROH, WES & more!

July 8th, 2022

3:06:18

The Flagship returns this week to review WWE Money in the Bank 2022 and discuss Liv Morgan's latest star-making performance.

We'll also recap Impact Wrestling's Against All Odds, take a look at ROH's Death Before …

The Flagship: Forbidden Door Business, Rita Chatterton, Money in the Bank & more!

July 1st, 2022

3:14:39

The Flagship LIVE returns this week to chat all the fallout from AEWxNJPW Forbidden Door, Vince McMahon/Rita Chatterton, WWE Money in the Bank Premium Live Event from the Intimate Confines of the MGM Grand Garden Arena, …

The Flagship: Forbidden Door Preview & Latest on Vince McMahon

June 24th, 2022

1:41:00

Join The Flagship Podcast for an abbreviated episode this week as we preview AEWxNJPW Forbidden Door, discuss the latest on Vince McMahon, and review …

The Flagship: Vince McMahon Scandal, Jeff Hardy DUI, G1 Climax & more!

June 17th, 2022

3:02:44

Note: This episode aired live on Thursday, June 16, before the news of Vince McMahon stepping down as WWE CEO and Stephanie McMahon becoming interim CEO. This also aired before Keiji Mutoh announced several of his …

The Flagship: Cody & CM Punk injuries, Hell in a Cell, Dominion & more!

June 10th, 2022

3:31:01

The Flagship is back this week with a special guest as Erin Quinn (@MsErinQuinn) joins Rich in place of the vacationing Joe.

On deck for the show are discussions on a wild week of wrestling news, including CM Punk’s …

The Flagship: MJF's promo, Double or Nothing Fallout, NJPW, AJPW & more!

June 3rd, 2022

3:14:50

The Flagship returns with an absolutely loaded show talking about the latest in the ongoing MJF story, the fallout from AEW Double or Nothing, the …

The Flagship: Money in the Bank, Double or Nothing, Super Juniors & more!

May 27th, 2022

3:09:43

The Flagship Podcast returns this week to preview AEW Double or Nothing 2022, discuss WWE moving Money in the Bank, sluggish SummerSlam ticket sales, catch up on NJPW's Best of the Super Juniors, RevPro's Epic …

The Flagship: Stephanie McMahon, Sasha Banks & Naomi, Super Juniors & more!

May 20th, 2022

3:10:45

The Flagship is back to talk about the latest in the world of wrestling, including Stephanie McMahon's leave of absence, Sasha Banks & Naomi's WWE walkout, NJPW's Best of the Super Juniors tournament, Capital …

The Flagship: Kota Ibushi, Backlash, Roman Reigns' Future & more!

May 13th, 2022

3:04:12

The Flagship returns to talk about the absolutely insane world of pro wrestling.

We'll talk about the ongoing Kota Ibushi situation and the latest …

The Flagship: NOAH turmoil, Forbidden Door sellout, Backlash & more!

May 6th, 2022

3:07:40

The Flagship LIVE is back this week to discuss an insane week of pro wrestling stories & shows. Exclusive notes on the turmoil in Pro Wrestling NOAH, WWE's Q1 earnings, AEWxNJPW Forbidden Door's instant sellout, a …

The Flagship: Wrestling Dontaku, COVID, TripleMania & Bouncin' Around the Indies

April 29th, 2022

3:17:03

The Flagship is back this week for a huge show talking about wrestling from all over the world including NJPW's Wrestling Dontaku, Okada vs. Naito, COVID ravaging Japanese wrestling shows, AAA's TripleMania XXX: …

The Flagship: Forbidden Door, Why WWE Can't Grow, GCW/IWTV & more!

April 22nd, 2022

3:07:44

The Flagship LIVE is back this week to talk AEW x NJPW's Forbidden Door, "casual fans", why WWE can't grow their audience, NJPW's Windy City Riot, a conclusion to the GCW/IWTV lawsuit, KUSHIDA leaving WWE & more!



The Flagship: Satnam Singh, TK vs. Bots, Contract News & more!

April 15th, 2022

3:03:28

The Flagship is back this week talking all the latest news in the world of wrestling including AEW trying to make India happen with Satnam Singh, upcoming contract news including Chris Dickinson, Jon Moxley and Juice …

The Flagship: Cody's RAW Promo, Dynamite Review, NJPW Previews, Champion Carnival, K-ness

April 7th, 2022

2:00:59

The Flagship is back, as we take a look at Cody's RAW promo and deep dive his true motivations, plus previews of upcoming New Japan shows on both sides of the Pacific, a Champion Carnival preview, K-ness's retirement …

The Flagship: WM Weekend, Toni Storm, Rocky King & more!

March 31st, 2022

2:57:46

The Flagship LIVE is back tonight to preview WrestleMania Weekend, the annual Path of Glory, a WrestleMania Weekend game that'll surely get people mad at us, the New Japan Cup finals, NJPW's Hyper Battle 2022 card, the …

WrestleMania Weekend 2022 MEGA Preview (Part 3)

March 30th, 2022

4:04:34

Our WrestleMania Weekend 2022 preview series concludes with discussions on Gringo Loco's The Wrld on LUCHA, AAA Invades Wrestlecon, Impact Wrestling …

WrestleMania Weekend 2022 MEGA Preview (Part 2)

March 29th, 2022

2:31:08

Our MEGA WrestleMania Weekend 2022 preview series continues with Part 2:

Jeri Evagood (@TheJerriest_Jer) joins the preview to give her thoughts on Effy's Big Gay Brunch.

Jack Beckmann (@packerman120) helps us get excited …

WrestleMania Weekend 2022 MEGA Preview (Part 1)

March 28th, 2022

2:40:50

The first of several WrestleMania Weekend preview podcasts breaking down the biggest wrestling weekend of the year! 

Part 1 features an introduction of every event taking place this weekend, how you can watch each show, …

The Flagship: Stupendous Two-Night WrestleMania Preview, NWA Crockett Cup, New Japan Cup & more!

March 25th, 2022

3:19:31

The Flagship is back in full force this week catching up on the New Japan Cup, NWA Crockett Cup and even though it looks terrible, we can't put off …

The Flagship: Scott Hall, New Japan Cup, MLW-WWE & more!

March 18th, 2022

2:50:51

The Flagship LIVE is back this week and while Joe Lanza is still out of town... the fun will not stop as Rich welcomes not one but TWO guest hosts this week: Music of the Mat host Andrew Rich (@AndrewTRich) and …

The Flagship: AEW Revolution, Stone Cold's return, Dragongate & more!

March 11th, 2022

3:04:07

The Flagship returns this week with special guest host Suit Williams (@SuitWilliams) filling in for Joe.

On this episode, Rich and Suit recap AEW …

The Flagship: McMahon/McAfee interview, TK buys ROH & AEW Revolution 2022

March 4th, 2022

2:55:48

The Flagship Podcast returns with a loaded show talking about the Vince McMahon/Pat McAfee interview, Tony Khan's acquisition of Ring of Honor, a …

The Flagship: 10th Anniversary Spectacular

February 25th, 2022

4:33:18

The Flagship Podcast celebrates their 10th anniversary with a MEGA 4.5 hour show talking the history of the podcast, favorite segments & memories and so much more.

Wrestling-wise, we dive into Pro Wrestling NOAH's …

The Flagship: Cody Leaves AEW, Elimination Chamber & more!

February 18th, 2022

2:59:36

This week on The Flagship Podcast, we talk about the stunning departure of Cody Rhodes from AEW, what it means for both AEW and WWE, our speculation …

The Flagship: Mutoh's Hip, Gage's Contract, Mania Weekend & more!

February 10th, 2022

3:10:49

The Flagship Podcast talks Keiji Mutoh's bad hip, Nick Gage's new contract, Dragongate unit shakeup, WrestleMania weekend, The Main Event anniversary, Halftime Heat & more!



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The Flagship: Royal Rumble, Shane McMahon, High Stakes 22 & more!

February 4th, 2022

3:15:25

Join The Flagship as we review WWE's Royal Rumble 2022, the fallout of the event including Shane McMahon's firing, WWE's Q4 2021 earnings report, AEW's continued insistence on putting great matches on TV, a review of …

The Flagship: Royal Rumble, GCW Hammerstein, Mack vs. Shelley & more!

January 28th, 2022

3:07:18

The Flagship Podcast is back this week to preview WWE's Royal Rumble, review GCW's The Wrld on GCW Hammerstein show, a great indie wrestling match & moment plus some additional weekend shows including RevPro UK and …

The Flagship: AEW beats RAW, Cody "Free Agent", GUNTHER & more!

January 21st, 2022

2:54:56

The Flagship Podcast is back to analyze all the latest news, notes and events in wrestling including AEW defeating RAW in the demo, RAW holding up …

The Flagship: AEW ties RAW, Battle of the Belts, MLW/WWE Lawsuit & more!

January 14th, 2022

3:14:04

The Flagship Podcast is back this week talking about AEW tying RAW in ratings, AEW's Battle of the Belts, MLW/WWE lawsuit, WWE's Forbidden Door, NJPW vs. NOAH, Impact Hard to Kill & so much more!



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The Flagship: NJPW vs. NOAH, NXT cuts, WWE Day 1, NOAH, ZERO-1 & more!

January 7th, 2022

3:05:40

The Flagship Podcast returns this week to preview NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 16 Night 3 (NJPW vs. NOAH), NXT cuts & NXT New Year's Evil, NOAH and ZERO-1's New Years shows, WWE Day 1 & much more!



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The Flagship: Wrestle Kingdom, WWE Day 1 & Toni Storm's Departure

December 30th, 2021

3:03:43

The Flagship Podcast is back this week to put a bow on 2021.

We'll discuss the recent passing of the person most responsible for The Flagship's existence (John Madden), we'll discuss some of the latest news in wrestling …

The Flagship: Christmas Q&A, Corporal Kirchner & MYSTERY TOPICS!

December 24th, 2021

3:07:13

The Flagship Podcast celebrates the season with a wacky show answering listener questions, talking the life and career of Corporal Kirchner and …

The Flagship: AEW ratings, ROH Final Battle, Kevin Owens & more!

December 17th, 2021

3:03:39

The Flagship Podcast is back this week to talk about a huge week in wrestling including our reaction to AEW Winter is Coming ratings, Kevin Owens re-signing with WWE, ROH's Final Battle 2021, NJPW's World Tag League …

The Flagship: Abysmal RAW & NXT Ratings, Kyle O'Reilly & Johnny Gargano, Final Battle, NWA & more!

December 9th, 2021

2:55:12

The Flagship Podcast returns this week to review NXT 2.0 WarGames, discuss the potential NXT departures of Kyle O'Reilly and Johnny Gargano, ROH's ominous Final Battle PPV, NWA's Hard Times 2, AAA TripleMania, AJPW …

The Flagship Podcast: AEW contracts, Nakajima vs. Kenoh, NXT 2.0 War Games & more!

December 3rd, 2021

3:13:50

Back at full strength this week to talk about a busy week in pro wrestling including Nakajima vs. Kenoh, NXT 2.0 War Games, WWE vs. AEW in Long …

The Flagship: Survivor Series, Big E's Booking, Dynamite, NJPW/NOAH & more!

November 26th, 2021

2:16:52

Joe flies solo for a special Thanksgiving holiday edition of The Flagship!

Topics this week include Survivor Series, WWE's disappointing booking of …

The Flagship: WWE Releases, Bryan vs. Hangman, Full Gear Buys & more!

November 19th, 2021

3:12:53

The Flagship Podcast is back to talk about the fallout of AEW Full Gear 2021, Full Gear PPV buys, breaking news about new WWE releases including Hit …

The Flagship: AEW Full Gear, Power Struggle, Best of the Super Juniors & World Tag League

November 12th, 2021

2:47:00

The Flagship Podcast is back this week with a huge show previewing AEW's Full Gear 2021 PPV, NJPW's Power Struggle review plus Best of the Super …

The Flagship: WWE releases, WON HOF, Bouncin' Around Japan & more!

November 5th, 2021

3:01:54

The Flagship Podcast is back this week to recap all of the shocking WWE releases this afternoon, WWE's Q3 revenue report, the recently-released Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame, NJPW's Power Struggle then the …

The Flagship: ROH Hiatus, Charlotte vs. Becky, Halloween Havoc, Bound for Glory & more!

October 29th, 2021

2:57:48

The Flagship Podcast is back this week with a huge news week talking about Ring of Honor's upcoming hiatus and the future of the company, the Charlotte & Becky Lynch situation, Impact Wrestling's Bound for Glory, …

The Flagship: G1 Finals, Shibata Return, NJPW 2022, WWE vs. AEW & more

October 22nd, 2021

3:06:14

The Flagship is back this week to talk about the tragedy and triumph of NJPW's G1 Climax 31 Finals with the horrible Kota Ibushi injury, Kazuchika Okada's briefcase plans and the huge return of Katsuyori Shibata.

We'll …

VOW Flagship: Friday Night War, New GHC Champ, G1 Finals & GCW

October 15th, 2021

2:38:30

We return this week to talk about the huge Friday Night Ratings War between WWE and AEW, G1 Climax 31 Finals & scenarios, MLW Fightland, a new GHC Heavyweight Champion in NOAH, Mox vs. Gage & GCW's newsworthy …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax 31, NOAH N1, NXT 2.0 & more!

October 7th, 2021

3:06:44

Joe and Rich catch up with NJPW's G1 Climax, how this year's tournament compares to other years, NOAH's N1 tournament including Joe's potential Match of the Year, the current state NXT 2.0, AEW vs. WWE ticket sales, Jon …

VOW Flagship: Extreme Rules, Bryan Danielson 5-Star Matches, What's Wrong With The G1, & More

October 1st, 2021

1:58:42

Another solo adventure for The Most Compelling Voice In Wrestling Media, as Joe answers from very real listener submitted questions, discusses the …

VOW Flagship: Bad Big E Push, NYC Is Now An AEW Town, Why The YES! Chant Needs To Go

September 24th, 2021

1:47:23

Lanza flies solo and breaks down the predictably bad Big E world champion push, whether NYC is now an AEW town, why the YES! chant needs to be left …

VOW Flagship: Big E, NXT 2.0, AEW Grand Slam, Death Before Dishonor & more!

September 17th, 2021

3:13:53

Joe and Rich are back this week to talk a very event week in the world of wrestling including Big E's Money in the Bank cash-in, the wild NXT 2.0 debut & Samoa Joe, ROH Death Before Dishonor, AEW Dynamite & …

VOW Flagship: All Out Fallout, NJPW G1 Climax, Kevin Owens' Contract & more!

September 10th, 2021

3:15:28

The Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast is back this week to talk about the fallout of AEW's All Out, AEW's new roster additions, Kevin Owens' WWE contract status, NJPW's Wrestle Grand Slam shows, the G1 Climax lineup, …

VOW Flagship: AEW All Out Preview, Triple H's WWE future, Wrestle Grand Slam, NWA & more!

September 3rd, 2021

3:10:43

Joe & Rich get you ready for a huge pro wrestling weekend with previews of AEW ALL OUT, NJPW's Wrestle Grand Slam in MetLife Dome, AAW Destination Chicago, GCW The Art of War Games and everything else taking place …

VOW Flagship: CM Punk in AEW, Brock is Back, SummerSlam/TakeOver & more!

August 27th, 2021

3:11:49

Joe and Rich are back to break down an insane wrestling weekend featuring the debut of CM Punk in AEW, Brock Lesnar & Becky Lynch returning to WWE at SummerSlam 2021, the end of an era and one of the best matches of …

VOW Flagship: CM Punk Debut, SummerSlam/TakeOver, Resurgence & more!

August 20th, 2021

3:04:55

The VOW Flagship Podcast is back this week to get ready for a massive wrestling weekend including AEW's Rampage, the debut of CM Punk, SummerSlam and NXT TakeOver!

We also review NJPW's Resurgence show, AAA TripleMania …

VOW Flagship: Hangman is Fine, NXT's Future, Resurgence, TripleMania & more!

August 13th, 2021

3:09:18

Joe and Rich are back this week for a brand new VOW Flagship Podcast talking about the latest NXT cuts, the future of the NXT brand and how we got here. Additional topics include NJPW Resurgence, the Scenic City …

VOW Flagship: Bobby Eaton, Bray Wyatt, Ric Flair, Dragongate & more!

August 6th, 2021

3:23:36

Joe & Rich return this week to discuss the passing of one of the greatest tag team wrestlers ever Bobby Eaton, the death of Jody Hamilton, Bray …

VOW Flagship: Our Competition is Sleep, AEW to United Center, Punk/Danielson, Cardona vs. Gage & more!

July 30th, 2021

3:18:24

Joe and Rich are back tonight with a new VOW Flagship Podcast talking huge news regarding AEW running Chicago's United Center, the latest on CM Punk & Bryan Danielson, WWE's Q2 Earnings Report, Matt Cardona vs. Nick …

VOW Flagship: Daniel Bryan & CM Punk to AEW, Money in the Bank, Slammiversary & more!

July 22nd, 2021

3:05:55

Joe and Rich return this week with reviews of WWE Money in the Bank 2021, Impact Wrestling's Slammiversary 2021, CM Punk's possible return to wrestling, the latest rumors on Daniel Bryan, the RAW debut of Karrion Kross, …

VOW Flagship: Paul Orndorff, WWE's return to fans, ROH, RevPro & more!

July 16th, 2021

3:00:34

Joe and Rich are back this week with a HUGE show talking about the life and career of Paul Orndorff, WWE's return to fans and what we can expect from …

VOW Flagship: Malakai Black, Andrade, WWE ratings, PWG return & more!

July 9th, 2021

3:00:36

Joe and Rich return this week to talk about the AEW debut of Malakai Black, Andrade's first AEW match, worrying WWE ratings & viewership trends, PWG's return, the death of Chris Youngblood, NXT Great American Bash, …

VOW Flagship: AJPW, NOAH, GLEAT, XPW Return & more!

July 2nd, 2021

3:02:11

Tonight of the VOW Flagship Podcast, Joe and Rich review four huge shows in Japan including NOAH's Cage War & Muta the World, AJPW's Champions Night and GLEAT Ver.1.

We'll also dive into the NJPW Resurgence show, …

VOW Flagship: Shippers, Run-ins, Dishwashers & Bad Wrestling

June 25th, 2021

3:00:42

Joe and Rich are back to attempt to review WWE Hell in a Cell 2021, talk about SHO's future appearance in GLEAT, AJPW's Triple Crown tournament but really we talk about 'shippers, ropeplay accounts, pillows, …

VOW Flagship: In Your House, Hell in a Cell, ACH Retirement & more!

June 18th, 2021

3:04:55

The VOW Flagship Podcast returns this week with a review of NXT TakeOver In Your House, a preview of WWE Hell in a Cell, news and notes on AEW & WWE's upcoming live events, ACH's retirement, Moose vs. Kenny Omega, …

VOW Flagship: Shingo Title Win, NJPW, NWA, Muto vs. Marufuji & NXT In Your House

June 10th, 2021

3:13:46

Joe and Rich are back once again to talk about all the latest in wrestling including Shingo Takagi's IWGP World Heavyweight Championship victory, NWA When Our Shadows Fall, NXT TakeOver: In Your House, Naomichi Marufuji …

VOW Flagship: WWE cuts, WWE for sale, NJPW Dominion, NWA, Dragongate & more!

June 4th, 2021

3:03:04

Joe and Rich are back to discuss another huge news week including major WWE releases, rumors of WWE being put up for sale, NJPW's Dominion and Road to Dominion shows, Dragongate's King of Gate, NWA When Our Shadows Fall …

VOW Flagship: Double or Nothing Preview, Tom Phillips Sexting, Will Ospreay Updates & more!

May 28th, 2021

2:59:06

Joe and Rich are back previewing AEW Double or Nothing 2021, the bizarre build to NWA's PPV next weekend, the latest on Will Ospreay, Adnan Virk & Tom Phillips departures, Dragongate King of Gate & much more! 



VOW Flagship: Will Ospreay/NJPW situation, new AEW TV deal, NXT cuts & more!

May 21st, 2021

2:56:12

An insane week of news and we cover it all — what we know so far about the Will Ospreay/NJPW situation and where NJPW goes from here, AEW's brand-new TV deal and the confidence Turner has in the company, WrestleMania …

VOW Flagship: AEW & WWE back on the road, NWA, WM Backlash & more!

May 14th, 2021

3:18:25

Joe and Rich return for another week of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast! Topics this week include tax cheating advice, Big Japan, Joe's Nick Khan infatuation, AEW the pandemic MVP, AEW & WWE back on the …

VOW Flagship: Will vs. Shingo, Daniel Bryan's Next Steps & more!

May 7th, 2021

3:10:56

Joe and Rich are reunited on this week's VOW Flagship talking Shingo vs. Will Ospreay, Daniel Bryan's contract status, the finals of AJPW's Champion Carnival 2021, Dragongate's Dead or Alive, AAW Take No Prisoners & …

VOW Flagship: Kenny Omega, Rebellion, Thursday TV Reviews, NJPW, Champion Carnival

April 30th, 2021

2:41:14

Joe flies solo, breaking down Kenny Omega's business impact in...Impact, Rebellion review, Thursday TV Reviews, New Japan malaise, and Champion …

VOW Flagship: Swann vs. Omega, Champion Carnival, MLW TV, AAW & more!

April 21st, 2021

3:01:41

An early week Flagship talking Impact Wrestling's Rebellion including Rich Swann vs. Kenny Omega, AJPW's Champion Carnival, MLW's new TV deal, a …

VOW Flagship: WWE cuts, AEW/NXT ratings & WrestleMania Weekend

April 16th, 2021

3:18:49

A busy week on the VOW Flagship Podcast as we review WrestleMania weekend, discuss the most recent set of WWE cuts and the first post-Wednesday Night War ratings from AEW and NXT.



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VOW Flagship: Will Ospreay Title Win, NJPW, WrestleMania Weekend Preview

April 8th, 2021

3:22:21

This week on the VOW Flagship Podcast we navigate recording issues, talk couch farts, 60s sitcoms, airport security then eventually get to wrestling as we talk about Will Ospreay's IWGP World Heavyweight Title win, NJPW …

VOW WrestleMania Weekend Preview (Part 3)

April 6th, 2021

1:25:09

WrestleMania Weekend is here and we are once again determined to preview it better than anyone else! 


Join us for a three-part MEGA WrestleMania Weekend preview as we cover every show taking place during the weekend. Our …

VOW WrestleMania Weekend Preview (Part 2)

April 6th, 2021

3:31:22

WrestleMania Weekend is here and we are once again determined to preview it better than anyone else! 


Join us for a three-part MEGA WrestleMania Weekend preview as we cover every show taking place during the weekend. Our …

VOW WrestleMania Weekend Preview (Part 1)

April 6th, 2021

3:01:13

WrestleMania Weekend is here and we are once again determined to preview it better than anyone else! 


Join us for a three-part MEGA WrestleMania Weekend preview as we cover every show taking place during the weekend. Our …

VOW Flagship: NXT Tuesdays, End of the War, NJPW new title, Andrade & more!

April 2nd, 2021

2:30:34

Joe and Rich return this week to talk about NXT's official move to Tuesdays, the end of the Wednesday Night War, NJPW's new title and the upcoming Sakura Genesis show, ROH's 19th Anniversary show, Dragongate, DDT, MCW …

VOW Flagship: Peacock disaster, Fiend Lore, Ospreay vs. Shingo & more!

March 26th, 2021

3:26:38

Joe and Rich return this week with a HUGE news-heavy edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast!


Topics included a review of WWE Fastlane, more lore of The Fiend, a failed push, altered WrestleMania main events, …

VOW Flagship: Keiji Mutoh, New Japan Cup, Fastlane & March Madness!

March 18th, 2021

2:59:09

This week on the VOW Flagship Podcast, Joe explains why he's actually doing a show during the opening week of March Madness this year, the insanity that is Keiji Mutoh's GHC Title run, the latest in the New Japan Cup …

VOW Flagship: AEW Revolution Fallout, New Japan Cup, NOAH & more!

March 12th, 2021

3:08:06

This week on the VOW Flagship Podcast, Joe and Rich talk about the fallout from AEW Revolution and how the company has handled their post-main event …

VOW Flagship: AEW Revolution, New AEW Signee, NJPW & Jim Crockett Jr.

March 5th, 2021

2:54:15

This week on an absolutely loaded episode of the VOW Flagship Podcast, Joe and Rich preview this weekend's AEW Revolution show, talk Shaq's AEW …

VOW Flagship: Paul Wight, Elimination Chamber, Jocephus & more!

February 26th, 2021

3:08:48

This week on the VOW Flagship Podcast, Joe and Rich will touch on the big news of Paul Wight to AEW, news & notes from AEW including upcoming …

VOW Flagship: #GottenTo Wrestlers, NXT, Keiji Mutoh & more!

February 19th, 2021

2:57:53

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VOW Flagship: Butch Reed, NOAH, NJPW, Bouncin' Around the Indies & more!

February 12th, 2021

3:20:14

Joe and Rich are back with a huge show tonight talking the life & career of Butch Reed, previewing both NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day and Impact …

VOW Flagship: KENTA in AEW, Forbidden Door, NJPW on Roku & more!

February 5th, 2021

3:16:41

Joe and Rich are back with a HUGE show talking KENTA's debut in AEW, THE FORBIDDEN DOOR swinging open, WWE financials, NJPW's new TV deal, Royal Rumble fallout, the impact of Edge winning the Royal Rumble, GCW's Fight …

VOW Flagship: Death of WWE Network, Royal Rumble & more!

January 29th, 2021

3:11:00

Joe and Rich are back with another edition of the VOW Flagship Podcast and a ton to cover this week including the death of WWE Network and the move to Peacock, WWE's Royal Rumble 2021, WWE Superstar Spectacle, VOW's …

VOW Flagship: Hard to Kill, NXT, FSM50 & more!

January 22nd, 2021

3:13:59

Joe and Rich return to talk the latest in pro wrestling including a full review of Impact Wrestling's Hard to Kill, the latest WWE PC signees, a …

VOW Flagship: Jay White, New Beginning, Hard to Kill & more!

January 15th, 2021

2:19:55

We are back after a week hiatus to talk the latest in wrestling including Jay White's next move, NJPW's New Beginning shows, Impact Wrestling Hard to Kill, AEW Dynamite, MLW Fusion & more!



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VOW Flagship: Brodie Lee & Huge Wrestle Kingdom Preview

January 3rd, 2021

2:59:23

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On today's show, we do an extensive 2-hour plus preview and primer for the two-night Wrestle Kingdom 15 event including our final predictions.


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VOW Flagship: WWE TLC, The Fiend on Fire, Dragongate & Christmas!

December 24th, 2020

3:06:06

Merry Christmas! This week on the VOW Flagship Joe & Rich talk about the weekend's biggest news and notes including the scary ending to Shun Skywalker vs. Ben-K from Dragongate Final Gate, The Fiend being lit on …

VOW Flagship: RAW Ratings, BOSJ/WTL, Wrestle Kingdom & more!

December 18th, 2020

3:03:13

No other wrestling podcast in the world can do a show like this. Victory laps, passionate discussion, reasoned & well-explained arguments plus previews, reviews and analysis of AAA's TripleMania, Impact Wrestling …

VOW Flagship: Shiozaki vs. Sugiura, War Games, Kenny Omega/Impact & more!

December 10th, 2020

3:14:32

One of the most loaded weeks in months. Topics this week include Kenny Omega on Impact, NOAH's The Final Chronicle and a sure-fire MOTY contender and 5-Star Match, NJPW's Best of the Super Juniors and World Tag League, …

VOW Flagship: Pat Patterson, Winter is Coming, War Games & more!

December 4th, 2020

2:59:40

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VOW Flagship: Survivor Series, NOAH 20th Anniversary & more!

November 26th, 2020

3:19:17

This week on the VOW Flagship Podcast Joe and Rich talk the latest happenings in Pro Wrestling NOAH including their noteworthy 20th Anniversary show, the passing of Bob Ryder and the history of wrestling on the …

VOW Flagship: Undertaker's Final Farewell, Kobe World, NJPW & more!

November 19th, 2020

3:13:01

This week on the VOW Flagship Podcast Joe and Rich talk Dragongate Kobe World 2020, NJPW's World Tag League & Best of the Super Juniors, Undertaker's Last Ride, WWE Survivor Series 2020, the latest in RevPro and …

VOW Flagship: Evolving Wrestling Landscape, NJPW, AEW, Bouncin' Around Japan & more!

November 13th, 2020

3:21:39

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VOW Flagship: AEW Full Gear, NJPW Power Struggle, Dragongate & more!

November 6th, 2020

3:19:43

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VOW Flagship: Hell in a Cell, Elias Universal Truth, Tracy Smothers & more!

October 30th, 2020

3:35:05

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VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Finals, Bound for Glory, Hell in a Cell & more!

October 23rd, 2020

3:08:37

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VOW Flagship: G1 Finals Preview, The Collective, N-1 & more!

October 16th, 2020

3:02:56

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An absolutely …

VOW Flagship: G1 Check-in, Road Warrior Animal, Clash of Champions & more!

September 25th, 2020

3:04:29

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VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Preview, RevPro, WON HOF & more!

September 17th, 2020

3:09:48

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An absolutely loaded …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Blocks, MIRO, State of the Indies & more!

September 11th, 2020

3:04:21

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Joe and Rich are back this week talking NJPW's G1 Climax 30 participants, matches we're looking forward to and odds for each man to win the …

VOW Flagship: ALL OUT, Summer Struggle, Payback, Bullet Bob & more!

September 4th, 2020

3:03:34

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Joe and Rich are back with a brand-new …

VOW Flagship: TakeOver, NJPW Jingu, Bouncin' Around the Indies & more!

August 28th, 2020

3:11:09

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VOW Flagship: Wrestling stinks, SummerSlam, TakeOver, Thunderdome & more!

August 21st, 2020

2:42:33

Joe and Rich are back to talk about all the latest in the world of pro wrestling including previews for WWE SummerSlam 2020, NXT TakeOver XXX, a big weekend of independent wrestling, the latest news and notes from NJPW …

VOW Flagship: Kamala, G1 Climax, WWE Network Additions & more!

August 14th, 2020

3:03:20

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VOW Flagship: Wednesday Quarters, WWE weirdness, Dragongate, NJPW & Bouncin' Around the Indies!

August 7th, 2020

2:10:02

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This week on the VOW Flagship Podcast, Joe and Rich talk Dragongate's Memorial Gate including Eita's huge title …

VOW Flagship: Sengoku Lord, WWE Q2, 5-Star Indie Match & more!

July 31st, 2020

3:04:14

This week on the VOW Flagship Podcast we talk about wrestling that is bad (most of it) and wrestling that is good (some of it). Topics include NJPW Sengoku Lord, NJPW's new KOPW title, WWE Q2 financials, a five-star …

VOW Flagship: WWE Rating woes, The Horror Show, Sengoku Lord & more!

July 24th, 2020

2:58:26

Joe and Rich talk the fallout from The Horror Show at WWE Extreme Rules, Impact Wrestling's Slammiversary show, the new debuts and reset in Impact, …

VOW Flagship: The Horror Show at WWE Extreme Rules, EVIL stinks & more!

July 17th, 2020

3:06:52

A fully-loaded episode of the VOW Flagship Podcast talking the latest in NJPW including the shocking title win of EVIL, why the decision was made and …

VOW Flagship: Fyter Fest, Great American Bash, NJ Previews & more!

July 10th, 2020

3:14:07

Joe and Rich are back talking AEW Fyter Fest, NXT Great American Bash, previewing New Japan's weekend of shows, WWE's latest insanity & much more!  



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VOW Flagship: #SpeakingOut, NJ Cup, EVOLVE & AJPW & more!

July 3rd, 2020

2:58:45

After a week off, the VOW Flagship Podcast is back at it as Joe and Rich cover the latest news and notes in pro wrestling.


Topics today include NJPW's New Japan Cup, Karl Frederick's move to heavyweight, the return of …

VOW Flagship: The Greatest Match Ever, Backlash, New Japan Cup & more!

June 18th, 2020

2:34:29

The Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast is back with another loaded show talking The Greatest Wrestling Match Ever, how we define a wrestling match, New Japan Cup, Pro Wrestling NOAH’s 20th Anniversary & more!



VOW Flagship: Paul Heyman out, New Japan Cup, THE GREATEST MATCH EVER & more!

June 13th, 2020

3:03:15

Joe and Rich are back together for what should be a loaded show talking the New Japan Cup, Paul Heyman's demotion, WWE potentially buying EVOLVE/WWN, …

VOW Flagship: NXT TakeOver In Your House Preview

June 4th, 2020

48:33

An abbreviated episode discussing why Joe didn't join us today, how you can help your community, the heartless Drake Maverick storyline and a short …

VOW Flagship: Double or Nothing Fallout, Mike Tyson, Hana Kimura & more!

May 29th, 2020

3:04:31

Joe and Rich return for a brand-new Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast talking about the fallout from AEW's Double or Nothing PPV, Mike Tyson's …

VOW Flagship: Double or Nothing, King of Gate, Lucha Fighter & more!

May 23rd, 2020

3:08:00

Today on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast we preview of AEW's Double or Nothing, talk Dragon Gate's King of Gate tournament, AAA's Lucha Fighter tournament, Dark Side of the Ring's Owen Hart special and the …

VOW Flagship: Money in the Bank, Becky Lynch, NJPW, Zero-1, 2AW & more!

May 15th, 2020

3:11:21

Joe and Rich are back with a new Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast talking WWE Money in the Bank 2020, Otis becoming Mr. Money in the Bank, Becky Lynch's pregnancy announcement, the end of the WWE brand split …

VOW Flagship: AEW testing, Money in the Bank, AJPW, NOAH & more!

May 7th, 2020

3:11:03

Joe Lanza and Rich Kraetsch are back with a new Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast talking all the latest news and notes in wrestling. AEW testing everyone who showed up at Dynamite, WWE Money in the Bank 2020 on the …

VOW Flagship: Curtis Axel, Impact Rebellion, W-1, BJW & more!

May 1st, 2020

3:03:29

Joe Lanza and Rich Kraetsch are back with another edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast as we talk about Impact Wrestling's Rebellion Night 2, the final show for Wrestle-1, Big Japan Wrestling's Strong …

VOW Flagship: WWE Q1, XFL Lawsuit, Chris Hero, Rebellion & more!

April 24th, 2020

2:34:34

Joe and Rich are back with a brand-new episode of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast and once again we have a TON to talk about: Vince McMahon's continued descent into madness, the latest of WWE business, reacting …

VOW Flagship: WWE Cuts/Potential Landing Spots, Double or Nothing & Pro Wrestling NOAH

April 16th, 2020

2:24:49

Welp. Of course, we're starting with our review of 2A...yeah, no.


WWE made massive cuts to their talent, production and backstage roster so we'll discuss all of the moves, what it means and much more. We'll also touch …

VOW Flagship: WrestleMania, ONE LAST BEAT, Revival, AJPW, BJW & more!

April 10th, 2020

2:58:49

We haven't run out of wrestling yet! This week we talk WrestleMania, The Boneyard Match, ONE LAST BEAT, AJPW, BJW, the XFL suspending operations, the Revival finally getting their release and much more!



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VOW Flagship: WrestleMania Preview, Go vs. Fujita & more!

April 3rd, 2020

3:19:25

Join Joe and Rich for another jam-packed edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast. This week: WrestleMania Preview, Joe's annual …

VOW Flagship: Broken Matt Hardy Rant, Dragon Gate, AJPW & more!

March 27th, 2020

3:07:02

The last week where we may have too much wrestling to cover. We'll talk this week's AEW Dynamite including the much-discussed Broken Matt Hardy segment to close the show, the issue with WWE empty arena shows, NXT, …

VOW Flagship: WrestleMania, Bouncin' Around Japan & more!

March 21st, 2020

2:53:59

We're back with another episode talking all the latest in pro wrestling including moving WrestleMania to the Performance Center for a two-day event, the potential dangers of still running wrestling shows, Joe & Rich …

VOW Flagship: Coronavirus' Effect on Wrestling, Elimination Chamber & Hot Pocket Live Preview

March 13th, 2020

2:49:09

An absolutely insane week in no only wrestling but the world. We talk about the Coronavirus' effect on the world of wrestling, why WrestleMania is, …

VOW Flagship: Celebrating 8 Years, AEW Revolution, Observer Awards & more!

March 6th, 2020

3:44:51

In a special celebration of our 8 years podcasting together Joe and Rich reminisce about the beginning of the VOW Flagship Podcast, some of their favorite memories, challenges and more.


Actual topics this week are AEW …

VOW Flagship: AEW Revolution, Curses & Ghost New Japan Shows

February 26th, 2020

3:13:42

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VOW Flagship: AEW on Fire, TakeOver: Portland, RevPro & more!

February 21st, 2020

3:00:15

On this episode of the VOW Flagship Podcast, we talk AEW's recent string of great television, what changes have been made and the build to AEW …

VOW Flagship: New Beginning Osaka, NJPW MSG, TakeOver Portland & Bouncin' Around Japan

February 14th, 2020

3:18:45

Another loaded episode of the VOW Flagship podcast talking about NJPW's return to Madison Square Garden, New Beginning in Osaka, NJPW's new TV deal, NXT TakeOver: Portland, Joe's refusal to watch NBA Dunk Contests, XFL …

VOW Flagship: WWE Network Changes, New Beginning, Cody Angle & more!

February 7th, 2020

2:44:05

Another huge edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast talking big changes coming to WWE Network, WWE's Q4 earnings call, reviews of both New Beginning in Sapporo shows, a preview of New Beginning in Osaka, …

VOW Flagship: WWE Shakeup, NOAH/CyberAgent, Rumble Weekend & more!

January 31st, 2020

3:10:25

An absolutely loaded edition of the VOW Flagship Podcast this week with the breaking news of a huge shakeup in WWE management and Pro Wrestling NOAH …

VOW Flagship: Kota Ibushi's Flu, Archer to AEW, Rumble/Worlds Collide/Hard Times Preview

January 24th, 2020

3:08:07

Another busy week of wrestling news and we cover it all including the death of Hercules Ayala, the fallout of Kota Ibushi being pulled from the NJPW …

VOW Flagship: New AEW TV Deal, Marty Scurll & ROH, Mania Weekend & more!

January 17th, 2020

2:51:16

This week on the VOW Flagship podcast we talk about the ripple effects of the new AEW TV deal,Marty Scurll sticking with ROH, Impact Wrestling's Hard to Kill, the latest on WrestleMania weekend, & the unusual and …

VOW Flagship: Wrestle Kingdom 14 Fallout, New Beginning, NXT UK, Impact & more!

January 9th, 2020

3:07:21

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Fresh off NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 14, Joe and Rich are back with a loaded show talking all of …

VOW Flagship: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Preview

January 3rd, 2020

2:46:21

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VOW Flagship: Terrible Wrestling Weekend, WWE TLC, AEW & Dragon Gate Cleanse

December 20th, 2019

2:35:41

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VOW Flagship: Feud of Decade, Wrestle Kingdom, WWE Releases & more!

December 11th, 2019

3:17:20

A loaded edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast talking the best feuds of the decade, a critical deep dive on the Wrestle Kingdom lineups, WWE releases, AJPW tag league finals, previews of TLC, NWA Into The …

VOW Flagship: Marty Scurll, AEW/NXT Ratings, Starrcade & more!

December 4th, 2019

2:52:40

A classic talk about everything VOW Flagship: Wrestler of the Decade, AEW/NXT ratings, Starrcade, NJPW WTL, AJPW RWTL, MLW Opera Cup, EVOLVE weekend, ACH returns to AAW, NWA Powerrr/Into The Fire notes, Scurll's …

VOW Flagship: Survivor Series/TakeOver Previews, Punk, Cornette & more!

November 21st, 2019

2:58:33

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This week on the VOW Flagship podcast we preview WWE …

VOW Flagship: CM Punk, AEW Full Gear, NOAH/BJW & State of BritWres

November 16th, 2019

3:24:22

This week the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast we talk the return of CM Punk to WWE, review AEW Full Gear, discuss the state of the BritWres …

VOW Flagship: Saudi Arabia/WWE, Wrestle Kingdom Tourney & more!

November 8th, 2019

2:00:44

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VOW Flagship: Devlin/Starr, US Indies, Crazy Puro Weekend & more!

October 30th, 2019

2:10:59

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VOW Flagship: NJPW of America, Bound for Glory, NOAH, AAA & more!

October 25th, 2019

2:53:51

Without a major show to preview/review we're able to touch on several different topics across the wrestling world including the formation of NJPW of America, what it means for the ROH/NJPW and potential AEW/NJPW …

VOW Flagship: Bischoff Launched, Bushiroad/Stardom, KOPW & more!

October 18th, 2019

3:03:38

A busy week in pro wrestling as we talk about Eric Bischoff being fired from WWE, NJPW parent company Bushiroad purchasing Stardom, NJPW's King of Pro-Wrestling and we help Ring of Honor book an upcoming show.


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VOW Flagship: AEW vs. NXT Week 2, King of Pro-Wrestling, Hell in a Cell & more!

October 11th, 2019

2:23:58

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast Joe and Rich talk AEW vs. NXT Week 2, NJPW's King of Pro-Wrestling, WWE Hell in a Cell and the debut of NWA Powerrr.



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VOW Flagship: Ratings Bloodbath, SmackDown on FOX & more!

October 5th, 2019

3:06:58

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Hey, anything happen in wrestling this week? Joe and Rich talk EVERYTHING going on in the world of …

VOW Flagship: New TV Wrestling Landsacpe, NJPW Previews & Reviews & more!

September 26th, 2019

3:03:33

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VOW Flagship: Clash of Champions, NJPW Destruction, AJPW & more!

September 19th, 2019

3:08:05

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VOW Flagship: Anthem Buys AXS, Impact/NJPW Fallout, NJPW Destruction & RevPro Incident

September 12th, 2019

2:51:16

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VOW Flagship: All Out, Royal Quest, NXT UK TakeOver, and a Lesson In Wrestling Journalism

September 6th, 2019

2:40:47

*DISCLAIMER* This episode was a production nightmare. Multiple segments had to be re-recorded, and there are multiple jump cuts that could not be …

VOW Flagship: ALL OUT, Royal Quest, TakeOver UK & Summer Sizzler

August 30th, 2019

2:57:06

Joe and Rich get you ready for a HUGE wrestling weekend with previews of AEW ALL OUT, Royal Quest, TakeOver UK, Summer Sizzler & more!



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VOW Flagship: Moxley Injury, Wednesday Night War, Bouncin' Around Indies & Japan

August 24th, 2019

2:46:56

This week on the VOW Flagship Joe and Rich talk about the breaking news of Jon Moxley's injury, PAC replacing Moxley at ALL OUT against Kenny Omega, NXT moving to Wednesday nights on USA and going head-to-head with AEW …

VOW Flagship: G1 Finals, KENTA/Shibata & WWE SummerSlam Review

August 15th, 2019

2:07:29

Note: ~20 minutes of discussion about Shibata's angle and all-time great heel turns (1:50:07) are missing from the file. Our recorder without reason stopped working thus eliminating far and away the best 20 minutes in …

VOW Flagship: TripleMania, G1 Climax Final Stretch, SummerSlam Weekend

August 8th, 2019

2:48:48

This week on a loaded episode of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast, Joe and Rich review AAA TripleMania, discuss the final few nights of NJPW's G1 Climax 29 including scenarios that can play out in both blocks …

VOW Flagship: AEW TNT Debut, NJPW/ROH, TripleMania & more!

August 3rd, 2019

2:06:51

Better late than never Flagship featuring quick hitters on AEW ticket sales for their TNT debut, the NJPW/ROH relationship, Gunner Miller, Kento/Zeus, NOAH N1 Victory, AAA TripleMania preview, Harley Race thoughts, and …

VOW Flagship: Kobe World 2019, WWE vs. AEW & more!

July 26th, 2019

2:48:27

This week on the VOW Flagship we talk several topics across the world of wrestling including a comprehensive review of Dragon Gate's Kobe World 2019 show, news and notes about Impact Wrestling's deal with Twitch, …

VOW Flagship: Fight for the Fallen, Extreme Rules, EVOLVE & more!

July 20th, 2019

2:50:21

Another packed edition of the VOW Flagship with reviews of all the major shows from last weekend including AEW Fight for the Fallen, WWE Extreme …

VOW Flagship: G1 Opening Night, Extreme Rules, Fight for the Fallen & more!

July 12th, 2019

2:59:35

An absolutely loaded edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast this week as we review NJPW's G1 Climax 29 opening night—a show Joe attended …

VOW Flagship: Fyter Fest, G1 Climax Preview, ROH BITW & more!

July 4th, 2019

2:48:24

This week on the VOW Flagship we talk AEW Fyter Fest, THE CHAIRSHOT, what's next from AEW & more! We also delve into ROH Best in the World 2019, NJPW's Southern Showdown and preview the upcoming G1 Climax show in …

VOW Flagship: Bischoff/Heyman, Fyter Fest, Stomping Grounds & more!

June 28th, 2019

2:48:34

A wild week in pro wrestling as we lead the show off with the appointment of Eric Bischoff and Paul Heyman as Executive Directors of SmackDown and …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Blocks, WWE Stomping Grounds & NOAH

June 19th, 2019

2:05:34

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast, Joe and Rich preview the upcoming NJPW G1 Climax 29 including takes on each block, favorite matchups on paper and who has a realistic chance of winning their block …

VOW Flagship: Dominion, KENTA, Dragon Gate & more!

June 13th, 2019

2:06:40

This week on a loaded edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast we review NJPW's recent Dominion show featuring a controversial match between Kota Ibushi and Tetsuya Naito, we chat about KENTA's appearance in …

VOW Flagship: BOSJ Finals, Dominion, TakeOver XXV & Aoki

June 7th, 2019

2:06:32

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast Joe and Rich review the NJPW Best of the Super Juniors finals including a MOTY contender in Will Ospreay & Shingo Takagi, preview NJPW's upcoming Dominion 6.9 …

VOW Flagship: Moxley on Talk is Jericho & AEW Double or Nothing

June 1st, 2019

2:48:45

It's Jon Moxley-Mania this week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast as we talk about Moxley's much-publicized appearance on Talk is Jericho, take our deserved victory lap and discuss our thoughts on his comments …

VOW Flagship: AEW on TNT, Money in the Bank & BOSJ

May 17th, 2019

2:36:34

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast Joe and Rich chat AEW on TNT, our thoughts on the deal, the price point for AEW Double or Nothing and the potential long-term success of weekly TV. Additional topics …

VOW Flagship: AEW TV, Magee/Hart, BOSJ, Dontaku, Dragon Gate & more!

May 11th, 2019

2:48:23

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast Joe and Rich talk AEW's rumored deal with TNT, the Gino Hernandez Dark Side of the Ring documentary, news of Tom Magee vs. Bret Hart airing on WWE Network, Best of …

VOW Flagship: MOX, Lio Rush & Luke Harper, Champion Carnival & more!

May 3rd, 2019

2:47:10

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This week on a loaded edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast, …

VOW Flagship: WWE Q1 & Ratings, NJPW, AEW Check-In & more!

April 26th, 2019

2:58:52

After a one week hiatus, the VOW Flagship Podcast returns with a loaded show talking WWE Q1 financials, ratings and new champions Becky Lynch, Kofi …

VOW Flagship: WrestleMania Weekend Review, G1 Supercard & WrestleMania 35

April 12th, 2019

3:01:31

It's the big WrestleMania Weekend review. Join us as we break down the attendance figures of over 40 shows, plus look at some of the big stories …

WrestleMania Weekend 2019 Mega-Preview (Part 4)

April 1st, 2019

2:29:50

Voices of Wrestling’s annual WrestleMania Weekend tradition continues with a multi-part series previewing each and every pro wrestling show taking …

WrestleMania Weekend 2019 Mega-Preview (Part 3)

April 1st, 2019

2:49:07

Voices of Wrestling’s annual WrestleMania Weekend tradition continues with a multi-part series previewing each and every pro wrestling show taking …

WrestleMania Weekend 2019 Mega-Preview (Part 2)

April 1st, 2019

2:49:55

Voices of Wrestling’s annual WrestleMania Weekend tradition continues with a multi-part series previewing each and every pro wrestling show taking …

WrestleMania Weekend 2019 Mega-Preview (Part 1)

April 1st, 2019

2:49:47

Voices of Wrestling’s annual WrestleMania Weekend tradition continues with a multi-part series previewing each and every pro wrestling show taking …

VOW Flagship: Joe & Rich Will Finally Meet, G1, Mania & NXT Previews

March 29th, 2019

1:53:52

This week on the VOW Flagship, we discuss their WrestleMania weekend plans, what shows they will be attending, Joe's annual Path of Greatness and our first ever in-person meeting. Also, in a preview of our massive …

VOW Flagship: Young Bucks & AAA, AJPW, Mania Weekend & more!

March 21st, 2019

2:49:52

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast we talk AAA's Rey de Reyes show and the huge news of The Young Bucks winning their tag titles, ROH's 17th Anniversary, AJPW's most recent Korakuen Hall show with an …

VOW Flagship: Fastlane, NJ Cup, Wally Yamaguchi & more!

March 14th, 2019

2:48:49

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast we review WWE Fastlane 2019, discuss the current state of WWE storytelling and our anticipation level for major WrestleMania match. Other topics include a look at …

VOW Flagship: Liger, Bundy, Destroyer, New Japan Cup & more!

March 8th, 2019

2:50:40

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast we talk about the news of Jushin Thunder Liger's impending retirement, the deaths of King Kong Bundy and The Destroyer, New Japan Cup predictions, Champion Carnival …

VOW Flagship: Bruce Prichard, Kofi Kingston, Honor Rising, XFL/AAF & more!

February 28th, 2019

2:50:16

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast we go across the world to talk about the latest in pro wrestling. Topics include a look at the recent news on the AAF/XFL football leagues and how it relates to …

VOW Flagship: Elimination Chamber, Kofi Kingston, Giant Baba Memorial, RevPro & more!

February 22nd, 2019

2:46:09

A spray to all fields edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast with recaps of WWE Elimination Chamber, what's next for Kofi Kingston, DDT Judgement, Giant Baba Memorial show, RevPro High Stakes 2019, the …

VOW Flagship: AEW, Jay White, PAC vs. Kzy, EVOLVE & more!

February 16th, 2019

2:41:09

Topics on this week's Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast include AEW, Jay White, Dragon Gate & the PAC/Kzy MOTY contender, NOAH & Kiyomiya, EVOLVE, Elimination Chamber and much more. 

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VOW Flagship: Omega in AEW, Double or Nothing, News & Your Questions

February 8th, 2019

1:34:56

News & notes on the AEW Double or Nothing ticket announcement, new AEW signings, Kenny Omega officially in the fold, what the relationship …

VOW Flagship: Ambrose & KENTA, Royal Rumble, NXT TakeOver & more!

February 1st, 2019

2:42:15

This week on an ad-free Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast, Joe and Rich talk about the impending departure of Dean Ambrose, whether the story …

VOW Flagship: NJPW USA Disaster, Royal Rumble, TakeOver

January 25th, 2019

3:03:59

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast we look at the disaster that is NJPW's The New Beginning in USA card lineups, what went wrong and whose to blame. We also dive into a huge weekend in WWE including …

VOW Flagship: Bouncin' Around Titan, Rush, ROH roster & more!

January 18th, 2019

2:48:21

This week on a WWE-heavy Voices of Wrestling flagship Joe and Rich talk NXT UK TakeOver: Blackpool, the return of T&A with Mandy Rose and Alexa …

VOW Flagship: AEW Rally, Wrestle Kingdom 13 & more!

January 11th, 2019

2:49:04

A massive new flagship covering the latest on All Elite Wrestling, a lengthy review of NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 13, NJPW's ambitious 2019 & 2020 …

VOW Flagship: Wrestle Kingdom 13 Preview, AEW & "Mean" Gene Okerlund

January 3rd, 2019

2:48:35

One of our most anticipated shows of the year: the Voices of Wrestling Flagship previews Wrestle Kingdom 13\. We cover the card top-to-bottom with predictions, thoughts on the builds, storylines emerging from the event …

VOW Flagship: NOAH Great Voyage, Free Thursday TV Reviews & more!

December 28th, 2018

2:04:51

A better late than never Flagship this week, as we break down how the Yokohama crowd committed murder on the NOAH Great Voyage show while putting new GHC champ behind the 8-ball, why you are wrong if you think Hiroshi …

VOW Flagship: WON HOF, WWE TLC, ROH Final Battle & more!

December 21st, 2018

2:50:55

This week on a loaded episode of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast we talk ROH Final Battle, WWE Tables, Ladders & Chairs, seven new inductees into the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame, Pro Wrestling NOAH …

VOW Flagship: WK13 Card, ROH Final Battle & WWE TLC

December 14th, 2018

2:41:43

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This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast Joe and Rich do an early …

VOW Flagship: Dynamite Kid, PAC, NXT UK Deals & World Tag League

December 6th, 2018

2:50:28

The proper BASTARDS Joe and Rich return for a full-boat episode of the VOW Flagship talking the good and the bad of Dynamite Kid on the day of his …

VOW Flagship: NXT UK Deals, WALTER & Your Questions!

November 30th, 2018

2:23:21

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This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich discuss the new NXT UK deals, what it means …

VOW Flagship: Survivor Series, NXT TakeOver, Arquette & more!

November 21st, 2018

1:39:15

An early week/pre-Thanksgiving edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast as Joe and Rich talk the week that was in pro wrestling including the Nick Gage/David Arquette match from Joey Janela's LA Confidential …

VOW Flagship: Becky, BJW Sumo Hall & Bouncin' Around the Indies

November 16th, 2018

2:50:53

This week on a loaded edition of the VOW Flagship, we talk all things Becky Lynch: the blood, the injury, what's next and whether or not WWE has a star on their hands (hint: they do). We also delve into the unsafe …

VOW Flagship: Gabe Sapolsky Interview, Power Struggle & more!

November 8th, 2018

2:50:36

For the first time in over four years, the Voices of Wrestling Flagship has an interview as we welcome EVOLVE booker Gabe Sapolsky to the …

VOW Flagship: WWE Evolution, Changes in EVOLVE & Super Jr Tag Wrap-Up

November 2nd, 2018

2:48:53

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VOW Flagship: Roman Reigns, NWA 70th, DDT Peter Pan & more!

October 25th, 2018

2:40:14

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VOW Flagship: Crown Jewel, Austin Aries, NWA 70th & more!

October 19th, 2018

2:49:29

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A throwback Voices of Wrestling flagship as we spray to all …

VOW Flagship: Shingo Is X, KOPW, Super Show-Down & more!

October 12th, 2018

2:31:43

This week on a loaded episode of the VOW Flagship Joe and Rich talk NJPW's King of Pro-Wrestling featuring Jay White joining Bullet Club, Shingo …

VOW Flagship: Fighting Spirit Unleashed, KOPW & Bouncin' Around Japan

October 5th, 2018

2:50:08

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VOW Flagship: Destruction in Kobe, WWE 2k19, Questions & more!

September 28th, 2018

2:31:05

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast: Joe Gagne pinch hits for Joe Lanza and joins Rich for a review of NJPW Destruction in Kobe, previews of NJPW Fighting Spirit Unleashed, ROH Death Before Dishonor …

VOW Flagship: Hell in a Cell, Destruction, Impact/WWE Meeting & more!

September 21st, 2018

2:06:26

This week on the VOW Flagship we review a collection of mediocre shows including WWE Hell in a Cell, NJPW Destruction in Hiroshima and NJPW …

VOW Flagship: Will Ospreay's Mom Needs A Car, EVOLVE, Destruction, HIAC, Your Questions

September 14th, 2018

2:03:46

Rich is on vacation AGAIN, so Joe takes you on a solo adventure, breaking down EVOLVE's transition period, the Destruction tour, Hell In A Cell, and …

VOW Flagship: ALL IN, Hogewood, Bouncin' Around Japan

September 7th, 2018

2:50:29

This week on the VOW Flagship we talk the death of ROH on HDNET announcer Mike Hogewood, recap a spectacular ALL IN show, Daniel Bryan's contract …

VOW Flagship: Neville, ALL IN, TripleMania, WALTER/Devlin & more!

August 30th, 2018

2:50:19

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: badly-needed common sense Neville talk and what his next move(s) should be, a breakdown and …

VOW Interview: Noveliss (Clear Soul Forces)

August 28th, 2018

48:42

On this special edition of Voices of Wrestling, Rich Kraetsch welcomes a member of Detroit hip-hop group Clear Soul Forces Noveliss to talk his new …

VOW Flagship: NXT & SummerSlam Reviews, Janela & more!

August 24th, 2018

2:49:00

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast Joe and Rich discuss the careers of Villano 3 and Chris Champion, review NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn 4, WWE SummerSlam 2018 and Joey Janela's Lost in New York, preview …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Finals, Jeff Jarrett, SummerSlam & TakeOver

August 17th, 2018

2:59:05

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship: our final thoughts on Dave Meltzer vs. Peyton Royce, why Jeff Jarrett is the greatest business man of all-time, our NJPW G1 Climax 28 wrap-up including thoughts on both …

VOW Flagship: ALL IN, ROH/NJPW in MSG, G1 Finals Preview & more!

August 9th, 2018

2:51:18

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: ALL IN airing their pre-show on WGN America, an update on the ALL IN match lineup, ROH & NJPW sell 60% of their MSG tickets on day one, what to expect from the …

VOW Flagship: Volkoff, Christopher, Brown, G1, MLW & more!

August 3rd, 2018

2:45:51

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: we start with unfortunate news of recent wrestler deaths, how Nikolai Volkoff was more than a …

VOW Flagship: Slammiversary, Kobe World & Bouncin' Around Titan

July 27th, 2018

2:49:01

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast we review Impact Wrestling's awesome Slammiversary show, break down recent happenings in Dragon Gate and their Kobe World show and last but not least, the debut of …

VOW Flagship: Extreme Rules, G1 Climax, Slammiversary & more!

July 19th, 2018

2:49:10

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, Joe and Rich bury a ridiculously awful WWE Extreme Rules 2018 show, preview Impact Wrestling's …

VOW Flagship: G1 Special in SF, Extreme Rules, G1 Preview & more!

July 12th, 2018

2:48:40

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, Joe and Rich catch up on their homework from last week with reviews of three recent buzzworthy matches, review NJPW's G1 Special in San Francisco including a …

VOW Flagship: ROH Best in the World/Title Change, Takeda/Kodaka, Bouncin' Around the Indies

July 6th, 2018

2:49:20

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: coverage of Ring of Honor's Best in the World, Jay Lethal winning the ROH Championship, why we are now a deathmatch show, the ongoing saga of LA Park, Bouncin' …

VOW Flagship: BOLA 2018 Field, WWE UK, ROH/MLW/Impact TV & More!

June 29th, 2018

2:05:41

This week on the Flagship, we take a look at the eclectic 2018 Battle of Los Angeles field and what it says about the current "super indie" scene in …

VOW Flagship: Vader Memories, NXT, MITB, G1 Climax 28 Blocks & more!

June 21st, 2018

2:46:26

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast we review both major WWE shows from last weekend including NXT TakeOver: Chicago II and WWE Money in the Bank 2018. 

We also preview the upcoming NJPW G1 Climax 28, …

VOW Flagship: Dominion Review, Okada/Omega, MITB, NXT & more!

June 14th, 2018

2:49:20

A packed (and ad-free!) edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast with topics including NJPW Dominion 6.9 review, our thoughts and ratings on Kazuchika Okada vs. Kenny Omega IV, women in New Japan Pro …

VOW Flagship: BOSJ Finals, Dominion, Lucha Talk, Punk & All-In

June 8th, 2018

2:49:11

This week on a loaded episode of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich review NJPW's Best of the Super Juniors 25 finals, consider the star-making performance for Hiromu Takahashi and what's next for …

VOW Flagship: BOSJ, MLW/ROH TV, Squirrel Meat & more!

June 1st, 2018

2:49:15

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast Joe and Rich talk NJPW's Best of the Super Juniors tournament, potential winners and our thoughts on each tournament participant. The Lanza TV Reviews are free this …

VOW Flagship: WOTY Candidates, FOX/WWE & much more!

May 25th, 2018

2:26:45

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast, we break down the Top 20 Wrestler of the Year candidates as chosen by you, the listener. What names stood out to us, who were surprises and what names were left off …

VOW Flagship: All In, Rumored WWE TV Deal, Super Juniors & more!

May 18th, 2018

3:02:58

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich cover many topics related to the business of pro wrestling including All In selling out in 30 minutes, WWE's rumored television deal, NJPW Dominion …

VOW Flagship: Okada/Tanahashi Final Chapter, Backlash, State of ROH & more!

May 11th, 2018

2:49:01

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich review NJPW's two Wrestling Dontaku shows including what is likely the final chapter of Kazuchika Okada and Hiroshi Tanahashi's historic rivalry, …

VOW Flagship: Okada vs. Tanahashi, Greatest Royal Rumble, Backlash & more!

May 3rd, 2018

2:48:51

On this week's loaded episode of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich preview NJPW's Wrestling Dontaku featuring Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, review NJPW's Wrestling Hi No Kuni, discuss the …

VOW Flagship: Twitter Stinks, Champion Carnival, Joe in NOLA

April 26th, 2018

2:49:44

Joe Lanza makes his long-awaited return to the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast joining Rich Kraetsch to talk about the latest news in pro wrestling including AJPW's stellar Champion Carnival tournament, his …

VOW Interview: Steve Tortorello (Warrior Wrestling)

April 25th, 2018

36:05

Rich Kraetsch welcomes Warrior Wrestling promoter Steve Tortorello to chat about his company's massive debut show May 11 from Marian Catholic High …

VOW Flagship: Superstar Shakeup, Andre doc, WrestleMania & more!

April 20th, 2018

2:49:08

This week on a special two-part edition of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast:

Part 1 - Rich Kraetsch talks with Shake Them Ropes co-host Jeff Hawkins about WWE's Superstar Shakeup, The Greatest Royal Rumble, …

VOW Flagship: WrestleMania Weekend 2018 Preview (PART 3)

April 2nd, 2018

2:48:31

It’s finally here! Our annual WrestleMania Weekend Preview podcast is bigger than ever this year as we cover each and every major show this ‘Mania weekend with members of the Voices of Wrestling staff. Our preview …

VOW Flagship: WrestleMania Weekend 2018 Preview (PART 2)

April 2nd, 2018

2:44:46

It’s finally here! Our annual WrestleMania Weekend Preview podcast is bigger than ever this year as we cover each and every major show this ‘Mania weekend with members of the Voices of Wrestling staff. Our preview …

VOW Flagship: WrestleMania Weekend 2018 Preview (PART 1)

April 2nd, 2018

2:49:06

It’s finally here! Our annual WrestleMania Weekend Preview podcast is bigger than ever this year as we cover each and every major show this ‘Mania weekend with members of the Voices of Wrestling staff. Our preview …

VOW Flagship: Daniel Bryan return, Sabre wins NJ Cup & more!

March 22nd, 2018

2:49:37

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, Joe and Rich discuss the return of Daniel Bryan, what we can expect with his return and why the narrative around his return has us bothered. Other topics on the …

VOW Flagship: Fastlane, New Japan Cup, WrestleMania Card

March 16th, 2018

2:25:10

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich review WWE Fastlane 2018, look at the current WWE WrestleManai 34 card and recap the first few nights of NJPW's New Japan Cup. 

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VOW Flagship: NJPW 46th Review, Fastlane Preview, #AllIn & more!

March 9th, 2018

2:50:27

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: Joe and Rich review NJPW's 46th Anniversary show and the polarizing main event, preview the …

VOW Flagship: Honor Rising, Elimination Chamber & more!

March 1st, 2018

2:50:15

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: reviews of Nights 1 and 2 of NJPW/ROH Honor Rising, how Beer City Bruiser performed, the …

VOW Flagship: Elimination Chamber, Honor Rising, CHIKARA Name Game & Your Questions!

February 23rd, 2018

2:48:50

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast: previews of WWE Elimination Chamber 2018 and ROH/NJPW's Honor Rising shows, the first-ever CHIKARA Name Game, matches that have caught our attention and last but …

VOW Flagship: New Beginning in Osaka, EVOLVE Weekend & more!

February 16th, 2018

2:25:29

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich recap NJPW's The New Beginning in Osaka, NJPW's 46th Anniversary Show, EVOLVE 100 & 101, the history of EVOLVE and much more. 

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VOW Flagship: 205 Live The Reborn, New Beginning Osaka, AJPW & more!

February 9th, 2018

3:00:28

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast we discuss the new and improved 205 Live, the difference Triple H has made in the product and the history of Vince McMahon's wrestling mind. Other topics include a …

VOW Flagship: TakeOver Philly, Greatest WWE Match Ever, Rumble, New Beginning & more

February 2nd, 2018

2:50:13

Joe and Rich do their best to cover an amazing weekend of pro wrestling with show reviews of NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia and perhaps the greatest match in WWE history, WWE Royal Rumble 2018, the debut of Ronda Rousey, …

VOW Flagship: XFL Returns, Royal Rumble, TakeOver, 205 Future & more!

January 26th, 2018

2:51:05

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: Joe and Rich recap the major announcement by Vince McMahon that he's resurrecting the XFL, discussions include what it means for WWE, why its doomed to fail and the …

VOW Flagship: EVOLVE/WWN Weekend, 205 Live, NWA Empty Arena & more!

January 18th, 2018

2:50:03

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, Joe and Rich talk about the huge EVOLVE/WWN weekend including reviews of EVOLVE 98, Style Battle Season 1: Episode 8 and EVOLVE 99. 

Other topics include the success …

VOW Flagship: Mixed Match Challenge, FantasticaMania & more!

January 12th, 2018

1:57:24

On this week's abbreviated Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast (details within the podcast), Joe and Rich talk WWE's upcoming Mixed Match Challenge, the decision to air on Facebook and whether or not it will be WWE …

VOW Flagship: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 Review

January 6th, 2018

2:56:23

Three hours, one topic: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12. The most comprehensive audio review of Wrestle Kingdom 12 you will get anywhere as Joe and Rich break down each and every match from all angles, look at the fallout from …

VOW Flagship: Wrestle Kingdom 12 Preview, Year in Review & more!

December 29th, 2017

2:50:29

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: our massive preview of Thursday's NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12 show, our predictions for each match and everything you need to know about this massive event. Other …

VOW Flagship: NJPW WK12 Card, Clash of Champions & more!

December 22nd, 2017

3:04:45

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich announce their new Patreon subscription tier (

VOW Flagship: Alpha vs. Omega, Mixed Match Challenge & more!

December 15th, 2017

2:14:57

A jam packed Flagship this week as we cover Alpha vs Omega and why swapping out Ibushi for Jericho as Omega's Wrestle Kingdom opponent was the right move. We've got previews of ROH Final Battle and WWE Clash of the …

VOW Flagship: 205 Live House Shows, Global League, Q&A and more!

December 8th, 2017

3:21:37

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: 205 Live goes on the road, reviewing NOAH's Global League final, a check-in on NJPW's World Tag League, WK12 airing on AXS TV and last but not least, your questions!

VOW Flagship: Styles & Suzuki, WON HOF, All-In, FloSlam/WWN & more!

December 1st, 2017

2:48:38

Topics this week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast include AJ Styles and Minoru Suzuki entering the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame, how voters reacted to Tetsuya Naito, Kota Ibushi and other candidates this …

VOW Flagship: Survivor Series, War Games & NWA/Tim Storm

November 17th, 2017

2:45:43

Topics on this week's Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast include a look at the much-anticipated Tim Storm/Nick Aldis match, what's next for Storm and the NWA and how their simple approach to building matches is …

VOW Flagship: Zayn & Owens, Power Struggle, Bound for Glory, Dragon Gate & more!

November 10th, 2017

3:30:29

Another busy week in the world of wrestling as Joe and Rich talk about the developing story with Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens, NJPW's Power Struggle, Wrestle Kingdom 12, World Tag League lineups, Impact Wrestling's Bound …

VOW Flagship: Power Struggle, Bound for Glory, NWA/Tim Storm & more!

November 3rd, 2017

2:48:54

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, we preview NJPW Power Struggle, discuss recent releases in both TNA and WWE, preview TNA's Bound for Glory PPV, the awesome work being done by NWA in promoting …

VOW Flagship: Asuka debut, WWE TLC, AJPW & more!

October 26th, 2017

2:48:09

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, Joe and Rich talk WWE TLC including the perplexing Asuka debut, the maddening main event and the dominance of THE BIG RED MONSTER Kane. We also delve into NJPW's …

VOW Flagship: Cody's Template, Bullet Club, WWE TLC & Bouncin' Around The Indies

October 20th, 2017

2:48:57

Things got wild this week as Joe and Rich cover several topics from the world of wrestling including Cody Rhodes' template for success on the indies, …

VOW Flagship: Neville, Jimmy Jacobs, KOPW, HIAC & more!

October 13th, 2017

2:37:20

It wasn't easy but it's here — this week's Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast talks Neville walking out of WWE, Jimmy Jacobs parting ways with the company, NJPW's King of Pro-Wrestling, WWE Hell in a Cell, the Sami …

VOW Flagship: KOPW, Hell in a Cell, WON HOF & more!

October 6th, 2017

2:48:54

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich preview NJPW's King of Pro-Wrestling 2017 and WWE's Hell in a Cell 2017. Other topics include a brief breakdown of the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame …

VOW Flagship: Destruction in Kobe, EVOLVE Leak, No Mercy

September 28th, 2017

2:59:26

Joe and Rich are back to cover another crazy week in the world of wrestling. Topics include NJPW's Destruction in Kobe, an awesome Yujiro/Trent match, Juice vs. Omega, WWE No Mercy, the future of Braun Strowman and …

VOW Flagship: Bobby Heenan, FloSlam Lawsuit, WWE No Mercy & more!

September 22nd, 2017

2:46:16

After weeks of calm, the pro wrestling world has exploded once again and the Voices of Wrestling flagship is here to break it all down. On this week's episode, Joe Lanza and Rich Kraetsch talk the life and legacy of one …

VOW Flagship: Mae Young Classic, NJPW Destruction & more!

September 14th, 2017

2:46:37

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe Lanza and Rich Kraetsch review the WWE Mae Young Classic Finals, discuss the presentation of the final match and project the futures of Kairi Sane and Shayna …

VOW Flagship: Mae Young Classic Stock Rising/Falling, GFW Turmoil, NJPW Destruction

September 8th, 2017

1:47:21

This week on the VOW Flagship we'll tell you whose stock rose and whose stock has fallen now that the Mae Young Classic has aired in full, and …

VOW Flagship: Mae Young Classic, AJPW, TripleMania & more!

September 1st, 2017

2:49:11

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, Rich and Joe spray to all fields with several topics including WWE's Mae Young Classic, AJPW's recent Sumo Hall show, TripleMania, Dr. Wagner losing his mask and …

VOW Flagship: SummerSlam & TakeOver Reviews, NJPW Lineups & more!

August 24th, 2017

2:34:56

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich talk about WWE's huge SummerSlam weekend including a full review of WWE SummerSlam …

VOW Flagship: SummerSlam, Takeover, HEAT GATE, G1 & more!

August 17th, 2017

2:49:08

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast is back with a loaded show previewing a crazy week in WWE with both SummerSlam 2017 and NXT TakeOver Brooklyn III. We also touch on the final three nights of NJPW's G1 Climax 27, …

VOW Flagship: G1 Finals Preview, Aussie Scene, Onita & more!

August 11th, 2017

2:49:08

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Rich and Joe talk the last week of NJPW's G1 Climax 27 including potential finals scenarios, our thoughts on some of the biggest matches of the tournament and an …

VOW Flagship: Nakamura/Cena, G1 Scenarios & more!

August 4th, 2017

2:49:16

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe and Rich discuss two disappointing WWE dream matches, their thoughts on Shinsuke Nakamura vs. John Cena, possible G1 Climax 27 scenarios, upcoming American …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Catch-Up, Kobe World, Battleground & more!

July 27th, 2017

2:49:17

After a week off, the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns in a big way as Joe and Rich go wrestler-by-wrestler and break down the first seven nights of NJPW's G1 Climax 27 — who has looked good, who our MVP of …

VOW Flagship: #WWEBalls, BOLA Lineup, Alberto/Paige & more!

July 13th, 2017

3:00:37

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: Rich and Joe review WWE Great Balls of Fire, explore Chuck Berry's fetish and discuss the future of Samoa Joe. We then review TNA Global Impact Force Wrestling's …

Remembering WWECW (Garrett Kidney & David Lagana)

July 10th, 2017

43:52

To celebrate WWECW being uploaded to the WWE Network, original WWECW writer David Lagana joins Garrett Kidney to discuss the show, how it grew and …

VOW Flagship: G1 Special in USA, Intermissions, Great Balls of Fire & more!

July 6th, 2017

3:00:53

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast: A lesson in romanticism, a monster G1 Special in USA review, WWE Great Balls Of Fire previews, Rich battles a spider for three hours and we once again bow before …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Blocks & Schedule, Slammiversary, GFW & more!

June 29th, 2017

2:56:40

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Rich and Joe talk about the sale of Global Force Wrestling to Impact Wrestling, why Jeff Jarrett may be the greatest businessman in pro wrestling history and much …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax 27 Participants, Money in the Bank & more!

June 22nd, 2017

2:51:07

Rich & Joe are back with another packed-edition of the Voices of Wrestling Flagship podcast. They talk NJPW G1 Climax 27 participants, breaking down each wrestler and their prospects for the tournament. They also …

TNA/Impact Wrestling Turns 15: Garrett Kidney & Jeremy Borash Interview

June 19th, 2017

16:33

15 years ago today, Total Nonstop Action came into existence. In celebration of this anniversary, VOW Impact Wrestling reviewer and TNA historian Garrett Kidney talks with Mr. TNA himself Jeremy Borash.

Support this …

VOW Flagship: Dominion, Omega/Okada, NJPW G1 Specials & more!

June 15th, 2017

2:07:29

Joe Lanza makes his long-awaited return to the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast joining Rich for a discussion on NJPW's Dominion 6.11 from Osaka-jo Hall including reaction to Kenny Omega vs. Kazuchika Okada, Hiroshi …

VOW Flagship: Ospreay/KUSHIDA, Dominion Preview, FloSlam & more!

June 9th, 2017

1:49:23

Joe Gagne (@JoeGagne) steps into the "Joe" role once again on this week's episode of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast. Rich and Joe talk …

VOW Flagship: Fire Pro Wrestling World, TakeOver: Chicago, Backlash & more!

May 25th, 2017

2:06:26

Joe Gagne fills this week's Joe quota joining regular host Rich Kraetsch to talk the new Fire Pro Wrestling video game: Fire Pro Wrestling World, NXT …

VOW Flagship: EVOLVE, NXT TakeOver: Chicago & Super Juniors

May 20th, 2017

2:06:09

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns down one Joe Lanza but special guests Alex Wendland, Sean Sedor and JoJo Remy stop by for a segment each to help Rich preview EVOLVE 84 & EVOLVE 85, NXT TakeOver: …

VOW Flagship: Your Questions!

May 11th, 2017

2:05:55

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, Joe and Rich open up the VOW Forum mailbag and answer questions from our loyal listeners.

Questions include thoughts on the best/worst ring gear in wrestling, …

VOW Flagship: Best of the Super Juniors, Billy Corgan/NWA, WWE Payback & more!

May 4th, 2017

2:06:19

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: Joe and Rich breakdown the insane Best of the Super Juniors lineup, discuss potential winners and big stories surrounding this year's tournament.

We also touch on …

VOW Flagship: WWE Payback, AJPW Champion Carnival & NJPW Previews

April 28th, 2017

2:06:44

Rich returns from his two-week Italian excursion joining Joe to preview WWE Payback 2017, talk All Japan Pro Wrestling's ongoing Champion Carnival and discuss all the happenings for two upcoming NJPW shows: Wrestling …

VOW Flagship: Jinder Mahal, Shoot Headbutts, EVOLVE, Impact Wrestling, & more!

April 22nd, 2017

2:05:55

Rich's Italian excursion continues, but nothing can stop the Voices of Wrestling Flagship as Joe breaks down some surreal topics, including Jinder Mahal's shocking push, Ken Anderson's future with ROH, and Katsuyori …

VOW Flagship: NJPW Sakura Genesis 2017

April 14th, 2017

2:06:46

No Rich, no problem. Rich is away on his belated honeymoon, so New Japan expert Mike Sempervive of Wrestling Observer Live steps into the co-host chair to break down Sakura Genesis. Among the deep dives – where …

VOW Flagship: WrestleMania 33, Roman Reigns, Okada vs. Shibata & more!

April 7th, 2017

2:54:52

The prodigal son has returned! Joe Lanza makes his return to the Voices of Wrestling flagship (via phone) to talk WWE WrestleMania 33, Roman Reigns' performance in the main event and our review of each and every match, …

VOW Flagship: 2017 WrestleMania Weekend Preview (Part 2)

March 29th, 2017

2:06:49

Voices of Wrestling's annual WrestleMania weekend preview is here! Rich Kraetsch goes over the entire weekend across the wrestling world listing each and every (and we mean, every) event from the weekend, where you can …

VOW Flagship: 2017 WrestleMania Weekend Preview (Part 1)

March 29th, 2017

2:08:00

Voices of Wrestling's annual WrestleMania weekend preview is here! Rich Kraetsch goes over the entire weekend across the wrestling world listing each and every (and we mean, every) event from the weekend, where you can …

VOW Flagship: ROH 15th Anniversary, Ishii/Omega, Wrestle-1 & more!

March 16th, 2017

2:06:44

Topics on this week's Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast include Ring of Honor's 15th Anniversary PPV, NJPW's New Japan Cup, Kenny Omega vs. Tomohiro Ishii, RingKampf vs. South Pacific Power Trip and the uncertain …

SPECIAL: The State of Anthem's Impact Wrestling

March 10th, 2017

43:51

Voices of Wrestling's resident TNA expert Garrett Kidney and 411 Mania's reviewer extraordinaire Larry Csonka dive into the steaming hot dumpster fire that was last night's Impact Wrestling, examining how the show …

VOW Flagship: WWE Fastlane, WrestleMania, NJPW 45th & The Honor Roll

March 9th, 2017

2:07:18

On this week's episode of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, we talk WWE Fastlane 2017, rumored and confirmed WrestleMania matches, review NJPW's 45th Anniversary show, preview the upcoming New Japan Cup and …

VOW Flagship: TNA Changes, WON Awards, Tom Phillips & more!

March 3rd, 2017

2:07:34

Topics on this week's podcast include massive TNA/Impact Wrestling, why letting The Hardys go was the best move, value in wrestling and what to look forward to in the future. We also delve into the annual Wrestling …

VOW Flagship: NOAH The Reborn, Dragon Gate, ROH Anniversary & more!

February 24th, 2017

2:07:35

WWE and NJPW are on the back burner this week as the VOW Flagship talks NOAH The Reborn, AJPW, Dragon Gate, Inoki Peace Festival, ROH's debut show, a loaded EVOLVE weekend & much more!

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VOW Flagship: Elimination Chamber, Deserving Titles, New Beginning & more!

February 17th, 2017

2:07:54

On this week's VOW Flagship podcast: a detailed review of WWE Elimination Chamber, the concept of deserving championships, SmackDown struggles and much more in the world of WWE. We also review NJPW's The New Beginning …

VOW Flagship: Okada/Suzuki, New Beginning, Elimination Chamber & more!

February 10th, 2017

2:07:55

Topics on this week's episode include the huge main event of New Beginning in Sapporo Kazuchika Okada vs. Minoru Suzuki. We break down Okada's leg selling, the structure of the match and how watching live versus taped …

VOW Flagship: Royal Rumble Weekend, Major Injuries & more!

February 3rd, 2017

2:07:34

Topics on this week's VOW Flagship podcast we talk Royal Rumble weekend including WWE Royal Rumble 2017, NXT TakeOver: San Antonio, EVOLVE 76 & …

VOW Flagship: Royal Rumble Preview, Kenny Omega & MOTY Top 10

January 27th, 2017

2:07:20

This week on the Voices of Wrestling Flagship Podcast we preview all the Royal Rumble weekend matches including WWE Royal Rumble 2017, NXT TakeOver: San Antonio and the EVOLVE doubleshot. We also touch on Kenny Omega's …

VOW Flagship: WWE UK Tourney, NJPW Expansion & Chappin Chappin

January 20th, 2017

2:07:39

Topics on this week's Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast include an extensive breakdown of WWE's UK Championship Tournament. We discuss emerging stars Tyler Bate, Pete Dunne, commentary throughout the night and recap …

Rumble Rewind: WWF Royal Rumble 1989

January 18th, 2017

44:22

*Originally Aired: January 2, 2014*

It’s the debut episode of the Voices of Wrestling Rumble Rewind looking at the first televised Rumble — Royal Rumble 1988! I’m joined by Chad Campbell of PlaceToBeNation.com to …

VOW Flagship: Kenny Omega, WrestleMania Changes & more!

January 14th, 2017

2:07:50

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast Joe Lanza and Rich Kraetsch discuss the mysteries of the ongoing Kenny Omega situation — is he WWE bound or is his break from Japan an elaborate work?

Other topics …

VOW Flagship: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11 Review

January 6th, 2017

2:08:01

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast is back after a crazy week in pro wrestling to talk all things NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11: the incredible four …

VOW Flagship: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11 Preview

December 30th, 2016

2:07:58

It's a one topic show this week as Joe and Rich break down New Japan Pro Wrestling Wrestle Kingdom 11. A discussion of each and every match, the build to the event, predictions and a bit of a statistical year in review …

VOW Flagship: Christmas Special!

December 23rd, 2016

2:06:32

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast wishes all of our great listeners a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. On today's show, Rich and Joe …

VOW Flagship: Wrestle Kingdom 11, Roadblock: End of the Line & more!

December 16th, 2016

2:07:19

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with a loaded show talking the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11 card, fallout from NJPW's World Tag League final, Tokyo Sports Awards, Roadblock: End of the Line, Samoa …

205 Live, TLC, AJPW Sumo Hall, WON HOF & more!

December 8th, 2016

3:00:20

Since we missed last week, we have to pack two weeks of news, notes and takes into a three-hour window. Joe and Rich talk WWE 205 Live and if the concept is a failure, what to do with Cruiserweights moving forward and …

VOW Flagship: Goldberg, AJPW Sumo Hall, TakeOver & more!

November 23rd, 2016

2:07:27

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast comes early this week as the Thanksgiving Holiday bumps the show up a few days. Don't fret, we're chucked …

VOW Flagship: Joey Styles, NXT Takeover: Toronto, Survivor Series & more!

November 18th, 2016

2:07:59

The VOW flagship is back at full power with Lanza back in the College Station territory. We recap Joe's trip to New Jersey, Cookie Puss ice cream …

VOW Flagship: Power Struggle 2016, World Tag League & more!

November 11th, 2016

1:08:49

*Note: At the top of the show I explain a number of issues we had recording this episode. As a result much of the podcast was lost and the parts …

VOW Flagship: Hell in a Cell 2016, NOAH Sale, Power Struggle & more!

November 3rd, 2016

2:06:38

Joe and Rich return for an abbreviated edition of the VOW Flagship podcast (World Series Game 7, sorry). They review WWE's Hell in a Cell 2016, discuss the significance of Sasha Banks and Charlotte closing the show, the …

VOW Flagship: TNA/Billy Corgan Saga, FloSlam, Hell in a Cell & more!

October 28th, 2016

2:07:33

Voices of Wrestling returns this week with a three hour extravaganza covering a very eclectic range of topics. For the first time ever we open with NWA talk, before moving on to the dysfunctional state of Total Nonstop …

VOW Flagship: Sasha Banks/Charlotte, Dragon Gate & Questions!

October 21st, 2016

2:07:45

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns as Joe and Rich talk a number of topics across the world of the wrestling.

We begin with a breakdown of Dragon Gate's 10/12 show including the 5 vs. 4 Captain's Fall …

Hideo Itami Injury, Okada's Year, King of Pro-Wrestling & more!

October 14th, 2016

2:08:03

The VOW Flagship talks Hideo Itami's injury, whether he's wasting his career and the idea of having stars doing Florida tours. We then turn our attention to Kazuchika Okada, his year, drawing record, underrated Wrestle …

VOW Flagship: TNA Sale, Bound for Glory, King of Pro-Wrestling & more!

October 7th, 2016

2:07:52

TNA is top of the mind on tonight's VOW Flagship as we talk the rumored TNA sale, what the TNA tape library could mean for WWE Network and much more. …

VOW Flagship: Clash of Champions, Destruction Kobe, WWE Tryouts, TNA Drama, & more!

October 1st, 2016

2:06:43

This week on Voices of Wrestling, Joe rides solo with all of the latest from the WWE tryouts, including the ripple effects the potential signings may …

VOW Flagship: NJPW Destruction, WWE Cruiserweight Debuts & more!

September 23rd, 2016

2:07:59

The VOW Flagship returns with an extensive breakdown of New Japan Pro Wrestling's Destruction shows including reviews of the Hiroshima and Tokyo shows and a preview of this weekend's Destruction in Kobe. The focus then …

VOW Rewind - TJ Perkins Interview

September 20th, 2016

1:31:47

**Originally Recorded: May 21, 2013**

Wrestling’s youngest 14-year veteran, TJ Perkins, joins Joe & Rich on the Voices of Wrestling podcast for a nearly two hour interview. The guys take TJ through his career, from …

VOW Flagship: Cruiserweight Classic, Backlash, Shibata Injury & more!

September 16th, 2016

2:07:32

The VOW Flagship returns for an abbreviated edition to put a bow on the WWE Cruiserweight Classic, if this was the greatest thing WWE has ever done, TJ Perkins' monumental win and so much more about the tournament. We …

VOW Flagship: Super Indies, Destruction, Cruiserweight Classic & more!

September 9th, 2016

3:00:45

This week on the VOW Flagship: the rise of the super indie, a preview of the big EVOLVE weekend, Cruiserweight Classic, NJPW's Destruction tour & more!

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VOW Flagship: Kevin Owens Title Win, DDT Peter Pan & Bouncing Around Japan

September 1st, 2016

2:52:15

The VOW Flagship returns to talk about Kevin Owens' monumental title win at the end of RAW, whether HHH's interference ruined the moment for us, if we're in store for another Authority power struggle and much more about …

VOW Flagship: SummerSlam, Talking Smack, Super J-Cup & more!

August 26th, 2016

3:04:30

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns to break down a wild SummerSlam weekend including WWE SummerSlam 2016 including "Elbowgate" with Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton, the much-talked about Talking Smack segment …

VOW Flagship: Kenny Omega, G1 Climax 26 Finals, SummerSlam Weekend

August 19th, 2016

3:00:54

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast tackles last weekend's epic NJPW G1 Climax finale highlighted by the ascension of Kenny Omega as a top star in both New Japan and the world. We discuss his meteoric rise over the …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax Finals Preview, Loaded SS Weekend & more

August 12th, 2016

2:53:26

Joe and Rich are finally reunited for a loaded show previewing NJPW's G1 Climax 26 Finals, talking scenarios for each wrestler still alive as well as discussions on MVP and most disappointing from the tournament.

Other …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax, SummerSlam, Pokemon Go, Itami & more!

August 6th, 2016

2:53:31

Better late than never. VOW returns with a break down of the G1 Climax, before Joe gushes over the fantastic build to a SummerSlam show that looks like a Show of the Year on paper. After that, it's over 100 minutes of …

VOW Flagship: Dragon Gate Kobe World 2016, G1 Climax & more!

July 30th, 2016

1:55:50

VOW young boy Case Lowe steps in for Joe Lanza on another exciting edition of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast. Tonight, Rich and Case talk Dragon Gate's awesome Kobe World 2016 show, the importance of YAMATO …

VOW Flagship: G1 Climax 26, Super J Cup WWE Draft & more!

July 21st, 2016

2:06:55

This week on the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast: Joe and Rich give their thoughts on the WWE Draft, which brand "won" and what changes they …

G1 Climax Odds, Ring of Honor Turmoil, TNA Ratings & Your Questions!

July 14th, 2016

2:06:10

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with a detailed look at each and every participant in the upcoming NJPW G1 Climax 26, their odds of winning a Block and their odds of winning the entire tournament. …

Cruiserweight Classic, Super J Cup, The Final Deletion & more!

July 8th, 2016

2:06:14

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with a packed show talking tons of different topics all across the world of wrestling. We begin with a breakdown of TNA's #TheFinalDeletion, if we liked it as much as …

NJPW G1 Climax, Carmella, WWE talent gossip & more!

June 30th, 2016

1:43:30

Voices of Wrestling returns with a packed show. We kick things off with a detailed block breakdown of the upcoming G1 Climax tournament, where Joe will tell you who he thinks needs to step up big time, which wrestler …

Roman Reigns Wellness Violation, MITB, Dominion, State of ROH & more!

June 24th, 2016

2:06:51

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with a loaded show talking all the latest news and notes in the world of professional wrestling. We …

Cruiserweight Classic, NJPW Dominion, Money in the Bank & more! (PART 2)

June 17th, 2016

1:08:54

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with a massive two-part episode this week as we cover each and every participant of the upcoming WWE Cruiserweight Classic, preview New Japan Pro Wrestling's Dominion, …

Cruiserweight Classic, NJPW Dominion, Money in the Bank & more! (PART 1)

June 17th, 2016

2:06:59

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with a massive two-part episode this week as we cover each and every participant of the upcoming WWE Cruiserweight Classic, preview New Japan Pro Wrestling's Dominion, …

Best of the Super Juniors, NJPW Dominion, Slammiversary & more!

June 8th, 2016

2:06:35

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with a detailed look at New Japan Pro Wrestling's Best of the Super Juniors finals, where Will Ospreay goes from here, if he will win the IWGP Junior Heavyweight …

Ospreay vs. Ricochet, BOSJ Scenarios, NOAH, AJPW & more!

June 2nd, 2016

2:07:19

After a one week hiatus, Voices of Wrestling has returned with a monster show talking a number of topics all across the pro wrestling landscape. We begin with the talk of the week, THE MATCH featuring Will Ospreay and …

Extreme Rules, Best of the Super Juniors, Your Questions & more!

May 19th, 2016

2:05:24

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with an extensive preview of WWE Extreme Rules 2016, why we've enjoyed WWE's storytelling as of late …

Dragon Gate Dead or Alive, Global Wars & WWE Cuts

May 13th, 2016

2:05:48

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast is back with a massive episode breaking down Dragon Gate's fantastic Dead or Alive 2016 show including the nuts main event, who emerged as the star of the night and the secret …

WWE Payback 2016, Ryback, Wrestling Dontaku & more!

May 5th, 2016

2:05:49

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast is back with a loaded three hours reviewing WWE Payback 2016 and NJPW Wrestling Dontaku 2016. In-between, we discuss the current situation with The Ryback, the Best of the Super …

Wrestling Dontaku, WWE Payback 2016, Ospreay Signing & more!

April 28th, 2016

2:07:20

Joe and Rich are finally reunited for a huge show previewing NJPW's upcoming Wrestling Dontaku, WWE Payback 2016, news and notes on Will Ospreay signing with New Japan Pro Wrestling, Flamita departing AAA, Big Japan's …

NXT Title Change, Finn Balor's Reign, New TNA Owners, Chyna & more!

April 22nd, 2016

2:06:36

This week's show kicks off with a look at some talent headed to new places, including the whereabouts of Kamaitachi, and discussion of where free …

NJPW Invasion Attack, Aries, WrestleMania weekend & more!

April 15th, 2016

2:07:20

After a one week hiatus, the Voices of Wrestling flagship returns, with a 90 minute break down of NJPW Invasion Attack and a preview of the upcoming Hinokuni and Dontaku shows. The bizarre Octagon/Octagon Jr situation …

WrestleMania 32 Weekend Preview (WWE, EVOLVE, ROH & more!)

March 31st, 2016

2:06:41

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with an entire show devoted to WrestleMania Weekend 2016! We begin with a discussion and preview of …

Special Bonus Voices of Wrestling Q&A Gimmick

March 21st, 2016

2:00:58

Joe makes up for missing this week's show with nearly TWO hours of Q&A, with questions supplied by YOU, the listener. No topic is off limits as Joe promises to answer every question submitted, with topics including …

Jon Connor on Flint Water Crisis, WrestleMania 32 Fantasy Booking & more!

March 16th, 2016

46:37

With conflicting schedules and NCAA tournament watching obligations rearing their ugly head this week, Joe and Rich couldn't get together for a VOW …

New Japan Cup Finals, What's In Store for WrestleMania Weekend & more!

March 11th, 2016

2:04:38

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns with a loaded show talking topics from all across the world of wrestling. We begin with a look at the much-talked about hour-plus match between Trevor Lee and Roy Wilkins …

New Japan Cup: Night 1 Review, Lions Gate & Latest on Ibushi

March 4th, 2016

1:31:53

Voices of Wrestling returns with a truncated episode (Skype issues) to talk a fantastic first night of NJPW's New Japan Cup 2016, the latest news and rumors on Kota Ibushi including a potential landing spot for …

Declaring Victory on Reigns, WWE Fastlane, Kota Ibushi & more!

February 24th, 2016

2:06:04

Voices of Wrestling returns with a very spirited edition of the flagship podcast as Joe and Rich officially declare victory on the long-running Roman Reigns debate, discuss a newsworthy edition of Monday Night RAW and …

WWE Fastlane, New Beginning, Honor Rising & more!

February 19th, 2016

2:06:32

Wrestling is great, isn't it?

We're back with another edition of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast talking wrestling from across the world beginning with an intriguing WWE Fastlane PPV coming up this Sunday, we …

Saying Goodbye to Bryan, NJPW The New Beginning & NOAH

February 11th, 2016

2:00:05

The flagship podcast is back at full strength as Joe and Rich say goodbye to Daniel Bryan, react to the amazing farewell speech and if WWE wasted …

Rumored WrestleMania card, New Beginning & Lions Gate, Intergender Wrestling & more!

February 4th, 2016

2:06:22

This week we discuss Shinsuke Nakamura's transition to the WWE roster and what match he should be wrestling in Dallas instead of the Sami Zayn bout, …

Nakamura to NXT, Royal Rumble Review, NOAH & more!

January 28th, 2016

2:06:21

A loaded edition of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast as we talk the breaking news of Shinsuke Nakamura's debut with NXT, where he'll fit in with the company and how incredible WrestleMania weekend is stacking up …

Rumble Rewind: Royal Rumble 1994

January 22nd, 2016

1:12:02

*Originally Aired: January 20, 2014*

Sean Flynn joins program LIVE in studio to review the 1994 Royal Rumble! We discuss the switch from two minutes …

Wrestling Observer Awards & Royal Rumble 2016

January 22nd, 2016

2:06:50

Voices of Wrestling returns at full power as Joe and Rich extensively break down the 2016 Wrestling Observer Awards — winners, loses, who got jobbed, …

Rumble Rewind: WWE Royal Rumble 1992

January 21st, 2016

1:07:17

*Originally Aired: January 6, 2015*

Not only regarded as the best Rumble ever, the 1992 Royal Rumble is considered by some to be one of the best matches of all-time. Joining me to review this Rumble is once again Chad …

Rumble Rewind: WWE Royal Rumble 1999

January 20th, 2016

1:11:21

*Originally Aired: January 21, 2014*

Austin finally gets his hands on McMahon, Mabel turns to the dark side and the most Russo-rific Royal Rumble takes the fight all the way to the bathroom, it's the 1999 Royal Rumble! …

NOAH, IWGP IC Title situation, All Japan, and is Sasha Banks a viable WOTY?

January 15th, 2016

2:03:42

In this solo edition of the Voices of Wrestling podcast, Joe breaks down why a certain Wrestler or The Year candidate simply doesn't stack up to …

NJPW Roster Turmoil & Wrestle Kingdom 10 Review

January 8th, 2016

2:06:41

No bullshit and no banter this week, it's right down to business as Rich and Joe talk New Japan Pro Wrestling's roster turmoil, the departures of …

Wrestle Kingdom 10 Preview, NOAH Destiny & more!

December 31st, 2015

2:07:11

The final Voices of Wrestling podcast of 2015 kicks off with a massive preview of Monday's NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 10 show including the floor and ceiling for each match, who we think we'll win each match and the stories …

Road to Tokyo Dome, NOAH Destiny 2015 & more!

December 23rd, 2015

2:06:09

We're back with a very "Merry" edition of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast talking almost exclusively Japanese wrestling (thanks to our …

NXT TakeOver, WWE TLC, Roman Reigns, WK10 & more!

December 19th, 2015

2:06:24

Voices of Wrestling returns with one of our weirdest episodes to date and no, it's not because of something Joe said. Shoot Job destroyed scheduling …

What To Do With Roman, WWE TLC, NXT TakeOver & more!

December 10th, 2015

2:05:24

A rare WWE-centric Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast as Joe and Rich preview WWE's TLC PPV, discuss Roman Reigns current place in WWE and what can be done to rehab him. The attention then turns to WWE's developmental …

Tomoaki Honma Allegations, Likes/Dislikes of NJPW in 2015 & more!

December 4th, 2015

2:06:26

Voices of Wrestling returns with a brand-new show looking at the details surrounding Tomoaki Honma's alleged domestic abuse, how New Japan Pro …

Survivor Series Disaster, Solomon Crowe, TNA to POP TV & more!

November 27th, 2015

1:44:25

A special HOLIDAY EDITION of the Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast, as Joe rides alone and talks Solomon Crowe, TNA moving to POP TV, Brad …

Survivor Series Predictions, Paige/Charlotte, New TV Deals & more!

November 20th, 2015

2:08:01

Voices of Wrestling returns with a loaded show talking pro wrestling from across the world. We begin with a look at the current happenings in WWE including previewing Survivor Series 2015, who we think leaves with the …

WWE Title Tourney, Tenryu Retirement, NJPW Power Struggle & more!

November 13th, 2015

2:06:18

Voices of Wrestling returns with a loaded show talking the WWE World Heavyweight Championship Tournament, why interest level appears to be lower, who …

Shingo vs. Mochizuki, NJPW Power Struggle 2015, WO Hall of Fame & more!

November 5th, 2015

2:06:10

Voices of Wrestling returns this week with a passionate discussion of Dragon Gate's Gate of Destiny 2015 show featuring one of our favorite main events of the year and a top-to-bottom great show, we discuss why Dragon …

WWE Hell in a Cell 2015, NOAH Global League, Alberto Del Rio & more!

October 30th, 2015

2:06:30

Voices of Wrestling's flagship podcast is back at full strength as Joe Lanza and Rich Kraetsch link up for a comprehensive breakdown of WWE Hell in a …

NJPW Super Juniors Tag Tourney, History of FIP, ROH TV & more!

October 25th, 2015

1:33:01

A special bonus weekend edition of the VOW podcast! Join Joe on this solo mission as he banters with himself about why he "hates" Ru Gunn and the now …

WWE Hell in a Cell, Halloween Havoc Memories & Barbi Hayden Controversy

October 22nd, 2015

2:07:24

Voices of Wrestling returns with a very special edition as regular co-host Rich Kraetsch is joined by Voices of Wrestling's WWE Raw reviewer Sean …

King of Pro-Wrestling, EVOLVE/WWE, NOAH's Savior & more!

October 16th, 2015

2:07:20

After a one-week hiatus, the flagship Voices of Wrestling podcast returns with an extensive look at New Japan Pro Wrestling's King of Pro-Wrestling 2015 event, where New Japan goes from here, why Okada/Tanahashi hasn't …

2015 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame - Panel Discussion

October 5th, 2015

2:06:31

Rich Kraetsch and Joe Lanza are joined by Shake Them Ropes co-host Rob McCarron for a very special Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame edition of Voices of Wrestling. All three men reveal their ballots for the 2015 …

New Japan Purocast (NJPW King of Pro-Wrestling 2015 Preview)

October 5th, 2015

1:56:22

In this week’s edition of the New Japan Purocast, Collin and Damon preview the 10/12 King of Pro-Wrestling card and give their predictions. Plus, …

NJPW Destruction in Kobe, Go Shiozaki's Next Move & WWE Ratings

October 2nd, 2015

2:07:40

Voices of Wrestling's flagship podcast returns with a huge review of NJPW Destruction in Kobe, what we thought of the matches and our favorite and least favorite matches of the night. We also delve into some of the …

BritWres Roundtable (Episode 3): RevPro/NJPW Preview

October 1st, 2015

1:58:49

Oli, Rob and a returning Arn are back with a third episode just in time to preview what is possibly the biggest weekend in this year's British Wrestling calendars. The main topic is the RevPro-New Japan joint show …

New Japan Purocast - 9/23 & 9/27 Destruction Reviews

September 28th, 2015

2:06:06

In this historic 10th episode of the New Japan Purocast, Collin and Damon give an in-depth, match-by-match review of the 9/23 Destruction in Okayama …

New Japan Purocast: NJPW Destruction Previews

September 21st, 2015

1:46:42

In this fun-filled edition of the New Japan Purocast, Collin and Damon preview the September 23 and September 27 NJPW Destruction cards and give …

New Japan Purocast: "Road to Destruction" Review

September 14th, 2015

1:34:20

The New Japan Purocast makes its debut on the Voices of Wrestling podcasting network!

On this episode, Collin and Damon take a look at the 9/11 “Road …

WON HOF, Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic, Double ROH Preview & more!

September 11th, 2015

2:07:55

Voices of Wrestling returns with a wacky episode talking a number of wrestling and non-wrestling topics. On the wrestling side, Joe and Rich talk about the 2015 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame, voting strategies, new …

Brit Wres Roundtable (Episode 2): PROGRESS, BOLA & more!

August 31st, 2015

2:07:18

With Arnold out after being mysteriously taking a Bad Luck Fall off of a balcony Rob and Oli bear the full load of covering a stacked month of …

WWE SummerSlam, TakeOver: Brooklyn, #DivasRevolution & more!

August 29th, 2015

2:08:00

In a rare, United States-centric podcast, Joe and Rich break down WWE's huge weekend in Brooklyn highlighted by WWE SummerSlam 2015 and NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn. The guys discuss their favorite matches from the weekend, …

TripleMania, Worst PPVs Ever, G1 Finals Preview & Your Questions!

August 13th, 2015

2:08:07

The flagship Voices of Wrestling podcast returns with another huge episode talking the unmitigated disaster that was AAA's TripleMania XXIIII. We ponder if this was the worst major PPV ever, what made it so bad as well …

Ultima Lucha, Hideki Suzuki/Wrestle-1, G1 Climax & more!

August 7th, 2015

2:07:46

Voices of Wrestling is finally back in its usual timeslot to talk about what else but Wrestle-1 and Hideki Suzuki. Yes, we start the show breaking …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple: Who Wants to Hug a Bumblebee?

July 29th, 2015

23:33

In this episode, after strongly questioning the wisdom in hugging bumblebees, Doc runs down the card and his predictions for Ultima Lucha and recaps the go-home show. 


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VOW Interview: Son of Havoc (Matt Cross) on Ultima Lucha, LU, Tough Enough, parkour, Hogan & more!

July 29th, 2015

49:48

Rob McCarron (@ShakeThemRopes) and Joe Lanza (@JoeMLanza) are joined by Lucha Underground’s Son of Havoc, also known as independent wrestling superstar Matt Cross, to discuss Lucha Underground and the two part season …

Brit Wres Roundtable (Episode #1): PROGRESS Chapter 20, RevPro TV & more!

July 24th, 2015

1:47:53

Rob, Oli and Arnold bring you the inaugural episode of the Brit Wres Roundtable, the newest addition to the Voices of Wrestling podcast network …

WWE Battleground, Kobe World, G1 Climax & more!

July 23rd, 2015

2:07:57

Voices of Wrestling is back with a major show talking about all the major shows from last weekend: WWE Battleground, Dragon Gate's Kobe World and NJPW's kickoff to G1 Climax 25. 

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0:00:00 – 0:03:08: Intro/No …

Lucha Of The Hidden Temple: Medallions For Everybody!

July 22nd, 2015

21:12

In this installment, Doc discusses the disappointing storytelling shortcomings in an important build-up episode of Lucha Underground leading into Ultimo Lucha. 

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NJPW Dominion, DDT, Big Japan, Your Questions & more!

July 3rd, 2015

2:07:52

Voices of Wrestling returns for a special pre-Fourth of July podcast previewing this Sunday's New Japan Pro Wrestling Dominion 2015 show, talking the …

Lucha Of The Hidden Temple: Something For Everyone

June 24th, 2015

42:39

In this episode, Doc (older now than ever before) struggled to stay awake through the June 10th episode of Lucha Underground and can't sleep after …

G1 Climax Roster, Dusty Rhodes, WWNLive/WWE & more!

June 12th, 2015

2:07:57

Voices of Wrestling returns with a brand-new show talking the news of the day, the passing of the "American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, what Dusty meant to us and our favorite matches/moments and promos.

Topics elsewhere …

Lucha Of The Hidden Temple: The Fashion Show

June 8th, 2015

44:22

In this inadvertently fashion-centric episode, Doc discusses Melissa Santos' odd head jewelry, Aerostar looking like Captain Falcon, Hernandez wearing a ton of crosses on his ring gear (even though he's a heel) and the …

Best of the Super Juniors, ROH/TNA Ratings & more!

June 6th, 2015

2:08:07

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast returns for a special Saturday morning edition recapping New Japan Pro Wrestling's Best of the Super Juniors tournament, talking WWE Elimination Chamber, the stacked NXT tryout …

ROH/Destination America, TNA's Future, Best of the Super Juniors & more!

May 31st, 2015

2:08:16

Joe and Rich return for a special Sunday afternoon edition of Voices of Wrestling talking the huge news about ROH joining Destination America, what it means for TNA, how TNA fans have reacted and much more on the …

Lucha Of The Hidden Temple: Unlike "Empire Strikes Back," Chavo Appears

May 26th, 2015

45:09

In this installment, Doctor Nov has a rematch with staph, a grudge match with Time Warner Cable, and goes through two episodes of Lucha Underground all the same.  The exciting debut of Jack Evans, the creepy/funny debut …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple: The Master Of The "Who Farted?" Duckface

May 13th, 2015

38:40

In this episode, Doctor Nov, in between gigs, learning all of the Velvet Underground's "Loaded," and besieged by medical maladies (both human and feline), catches you up on the April 29th and May 6th episodes of Lucha …

WWE Payback, Elimination Chamber, Dragon Gate & more!

May 13th, 2015

2:07:28

The split shows continue as Rich Kraetsch is joined by Rob McCarron of Shake Them Ropes and Joe Gagne, host of Joe Gagne's Funtime Arcade and the …

Wrestling Dontaku, Best of the Super Juniors, GFW Roster Reveal & more!

May 8th, 2015

2:08:23

Joe Lanza is flying solo this week, breaking down the New Japan Pro Wrestling Best of the Super Juniors blocks, including why he thinks it's one of …

Extreme Rules, Wrestling Hinokuni, Dragon Gate & more!

May 1st, 2015

2:07:58

Voices of Wrestling returns with a review of last Sunday's WWE Extreme Rules PPV, a look at King of the Ring and why more specials would be a great …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple: The Guy Who Looks Like Cesaro But Isn't

April 29th, 2015

43:48

Hot off a successful first gig and prior two a second one, Doctor Nov catches up on Lucha Underground for the weeks of 04/15 and 04/22 discussing the …

NJPW Invasion Attack, CJ Parker, WWE NXT & more!

April 10th, 2015

2:07:35

Voices of Wrestling returns with a breakdown of New Japan Pro Wrestling's Invasion Attack show, the breakout performance of Kenny Omega, the return of Kazuchika Okada and much more from a huge show. We also discuss CJ …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple: Pentagon Smells Jobbers

April 9th, 2015

32:37

In this installment, the Lucha Underground episodes from 4/1/15 and 4/8/15 are discussed, along with sports-based storytelling, the beginning of the Trios championship tournament, and what happens when Pentagon smells …

Mania Weekend Wrap-Up, NJPW Invasion Attack Preview & more

April 3rd, 2015

2:08:13

Voices of Wrestling is back to put a bow on WrestleMania weekend including a thorough review of WrestleMania 31, our favorite matches of the weekend and thoughts on a few of the MVPs including Timothy Thatcher, PJ Black …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple: No April Foolin'

April 1st, 2015

35:22

In this catch-up episode of Lucha of the Hidden Temple, drinking blood, Son of Havoc's surprisingly rewarding storyline, the problem with defending championships in other promotions, and the continued questionable …

The Road to WrestleMania, New Japan Cup/Invasion Attack, ROH & more!

March 20th, 2015

2:07:53

No Joe Lanza tonight but that's fine because Rich is joined by Sean Flynn (Voices of Wrestling's Raw reviewer) live in studio and on the skype line by Shake Them Ropes host and F4W Raw reviewer Rob McCarron. The guys …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple (Episode 10)

March 17th, 2015

26:01

In this episode, Doctor Nov discusses what Pentagon Jr., Mil Muertes, and Brock Lesnar have in common, why they haven't really connected to the crowd as heels and, instead, are getting positive reactions.  After that, …

Rey Mysterio Situation, Dragon Gate, ROH 13th Anniversary & more!

March 5th, 2015

2:08:00

Voices of Wrestling is back with a huge show talking tons of wrestling from all across the world! We begin with a look at the Rey Mysterio's future, his signing with AAA as well as all the details about his departure …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple (Episode 8)

March 3rd, 2015

20:37

In this installment, Doctor Nov experiments with not smoking and incremental podcasting (both with success), discusses how to have a really solid …

WWE Fastlane, WrestleMania thoughts, Mysterio & more!

February 27th, 2015

2:07:26

We're back with a comprehensive breakdown of WWE Fastlane, our early thoughts on WrestleMania, what's next for Rey Mysterio and some thoughts on New Japan Pro Wrestling and Dragon Gate.

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Lucha of The Hidden Temple (Episode 7)

February 26th, 2015

18:34

In this episode, Doctor Nov laments the disappointing resolution to the Chavo vs. Mil storyline and mulls what the meaning of "tactus" is.

 


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New Beginning in Sendai, Samoa Joe, WWE Fastlane & more!

February 20th, 2015

2:08:13

Joe and Rich are back with an abbreviated (2+ hour) Voices of Wrestling podcast talking NJPW's New Beginning in Sendai, what we thought of the highly praised Honma/Ishii encounter as well as our surprise matches of the …

Lucha Of The Hidden Temple (Episode 6)

February 18th, 2015

23:33

In this installment, Doctor Nov discusses the first in-ring moments with Alberto El Patron and the style of midcard match that Lucha Underground excels at.

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New Beginning in Osaka, NXT TakeOver: Rival, Tenryu & more!

February 13th, 2015

2:07:33

Voices of Wrestling returns with a look at two big shows this week: New Japan Pro Wrestling's The New Beginning in Osaka and NXT TakeOver: Rival. We break down each match on the show, what we liked, what we didn't like, …

Lucha of the Hidden Template (Episode 5)

February 10th, 2015

27:01

In this installment, Doctor Nov talks about what Lucha Underground does better than any other American wrestling promotion, gets excited about the Metanza storyline, and discusses why Pentagon Jr is a heel and (even …

NXT Takeover: Rival Preview, Match of the Month, Your Questions & More!

February 6th, 2015

2:00:43

Light on topics and short on time, it's an abbreviated episode of Voices of Wrestling (two hours)! We preview NXT Takeover: Rival, talk our January …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple (Episode 4)

February 3rd, 2015

56:49

In this episode, Doctor Nov is joined by Seth Partnow (with an ever-so-brief cameo by Mr. Chesterfield).  They discuss cutting knives with the intensity and... Mil Muertes LOSING?!? 

 

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Royal Rumble Reaction, Roman Reigns, NJPW on AXS & more!

January 30th, 2015

2:07:26

Voices of Wrestling returns with a huge show reacting to the Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns' victory and what it means for WWE's future as well as parallels to Bobby Lashley and ECW's December 2 Dismember. We also preview …

Lucha of the Hidden Temple: Episode 3

January 27th, 2015

17:24

Doctor Nov saves the drinking game for another time, but still breaks down why it is he doesn't like Vampiro's stylings on commentary along with the other happenings for the 1/21 edition of Lucha Underground. 


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Royal Rumble, The Ascension, New Beginning & Observer Awards

January 23rd, 2015

2:08:13

Voices of Wrestling is back with a LONG (no, seriously) discussion on The Ascension's booking in WWE, our Royal Rumble Review, a breakdown of the upcoming New Japan Pro Wrestling New Beginning Shows and our thoughts on …

2014 Wrestling Observer Awards

January 16th, 2015

2:07:51

We focus solely on the 2014 Wrestling Observer Awards in this episode breaking down each of the categories, who we voted for, why we voted for them, …

Lucha Of The Hidden Temple (Episode #1)

January 12th, 2015

21:29

In this, the first episode of "Lucha Of The Hidden Temple," Doctor Nov says, "Hello."  Then, we get down to brass tacks about AZTEC WARFARE, legitimizing a title and what battle royals are good vehicles for …

Independent Wrestling: Year in Review (PWP and Voices of Wrestling)

January 9th, 2015

2:07:40

What happens when you mix Pro Wrestling Ponderings and Voices of Wrestling? You get a near three hour podcast on indie wrestling. Jerome Cusson of PWP teams up with Rich Kraetsch and Joe Lanza of VOW to talk about indie …

NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 9: Once In a Lifetime

January 8th, 2015

2:07:31

It's safe to say Joe and I enjoyed New Japan Pro Wrestling's Wrestle Kingdom 9 so we cover it from every angle, discuss the attendance numbers and break down each and every match in insane detail including two all-time …

VOW Holiday/Kwanzaa Spectacular '14

December 19th, 2014

2:07:33

In one of the oddest Voices of Wrestling episodes ever, we bury Kwanzaa, Joe screams for "Merry Christmas" and I reveal my MILF fetish. Somewhere …

World Tag League Finals, NXT Takeover, ROH Final Battle & more!

December 10th, 2014

2:08:08

Voices of Wrestling is back with a brand-new episode recapping New Japan's World Tag League Finals and Ring of Honor's Final Battle PPV. We also …

CM Punk, Austin/McMahon, World Tag League & more!

December 5th, 2014

2:08:03

Voices of Wrestling's flagship podcast is back with episode #101, one of our zaniest episodes ever. We begin by somehow talking about the early 80s Buffalo Bills, Joe burps, the show ends with a discussion of Human …

Voices of Wrestling #100: Trainwreck!

November 25th, 2014

2:07:56

It's the historic 100th episode of Voices of Wrestling! Joe and I reminisce on the history of the website and the podcast, how we began, who was influential in our beginning and much more. For the wrestling portion of …

Observer HOF, Survivor Series, WWN Live in China & more!

November 21st, 2014

2:08:09

Joe and I are back with a brand-new episode of the flagship Voices of Wrestling podcast recapping the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame, the Rock n …

Hell in a Cell, Super Jr. Tag Tourney, BOLA & more!

October 28th, 2014

2:08:23

The Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast is back with a breakdown of WWE Hell in a Cell, the awful booking of the Dean Ambrose/Seth Rollins main …

Hell in a Cell, WWE booking & Your Questions!

October 22nd, 2014

2:06:39

We didn't have much to talk about so, of course, we went two and a half hours. We preview WWE Hell in a Cell PPV and discuss the less-than-stellar current WWE booking. Topics also include Randy Orton's horrendous title …

Bound for Glory, King of Pro-Wrestling & more!

October 17th, 2014

2:07:41

You've asked for a new Voices of Wrestling flagship podcast and unfortunately, you got it! We spend over an hour talking about TNA and their last potential PPV in last Sunday's Bound for Glory as well as MVP's thoughts …

Historical Candidates (Dylan Hales)

October 2nd, 2014

1:26:13

Dylan Hales (co-host of the Wrestling Culture Podcast and former VOW TNA Impact reviewer) joins Joe and Rich to talk all things historical as we …

Inspire Pro Wrestling "Battle Wars"

October 2nd, 2014

1:03:31

Joe is joined by Biss and Max from Inspire Pro Wrestling to discuss the big Battle Wars show on October 5th, featuring the stars of CHIKARA. They discuss how the partnership with CHIKARA came together and what it means …

Japan Candidates (Alan Counihan)

October 1st, 2014

1:48:25

The great Alan Counihan (host of DKP on WrestlingObserver.com and Fighting Spirit Magazine contributor) joins the show to breakdown the Japan region of the 2014 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame. We discuss the …

Modern US/Canada Candidates (Dylan Hales)

September 29th, 2014

2:08:03

The flagship category of the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame — modern United States and Canada and who better to bring on then former Voices of Wrestling TNA Impact reviewer and one of the preminient minds on …

Australia/Pacific Islands/Caribbean/Africa (Matt Farmer)

September 26th, 2014

1:22:28

The most unique category of the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame is the Australia/Pacific Islands/Caribbean/African region and who better to break it down than wrestling historian Matt Farmer. We discuss the oddities of …

Non-Wrestlers (David Bixenspan)

September 24th, 2014

1:55:37

WhatCulture, F4WOnline and Fighting Spirit Magainze contributor David Bixenspan  joins Joe and Rich to discuss the Non-Wrestler region for the 2014 …

Mexico Candidates (Matt Farmer)

September 22nd, 2014

1:09:09

Wrestling historian Matt Farmer joins Joe and Rich to discuss Mexico region for the 2014 Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame! We discuss who should go …

European Candidates (John Lister)

September 19th, 2014

2:08:07

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Ricochet, Night of Champions, Your Questions & more!

September 16th, 2014

2:07:35

Joe and Rich are back with another monster edition of the Voices of Wrestling podcast talking Ricochet’s status, WWE/Warner Bros, CMLL 81st Anniversary, Dragon Gate, New Japan Destruction, NXT Takeover Fatal 4 Way, WWE …

Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame 2014: Introduction & Changes to the Ballot

September 8th, 2014

1:57:40

It's the first of many Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame podcasts were planning on doing over the next few weeks, in this inaugural episode we're …

King of Trios, Michael Elgin, NXT Takeover 2 & more!

September 8th, 2014

2:07:34

Joe and Rich are back with a mega podcast talking CHIKARA King of the Trios 2014 and fans buying tickets with no matches announced, Ring of Honor's All Star Extravaganza 6, Michael Elgin's bizarre situation, ACH's no …

Stipulation: The TNA Podcast (August 29)

August 29th, 2014

1:35:59

In this installment, Doctor Nov and Brian discuss TNA's potential move to Discovery Velocity, the departure of Dewey Barnes, the not-so-great stuff being done with Sanada, the beginning of the series for the tag team …

Brock/Cena, AAA TripleMania, WWE booking & more!

August 27th, 2014

2:07:33

Joe and Rich are back with another nearly three-hour extravaganza talking all the latest in professional wrestling including our thoughts on Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena at SummerSlam, their rematch at Night of Champions …

Stipulation: The TNA Podcast (August 23)

August 23rd, 2014

1:19:14

In this installment, Chris and Brian talk a little about the developments coming out of SummerSlam and the first episode of Impact on Wednesday nights.


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G1 Climax, WWE SummerSlam & more!

August 12th, 2014

2:07:30

Joe and Rich are back with a huge show recapping the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax, previewing WWE SummerSlam, talking Dragon Gate, Evolve …

WWE Q2 Results, G1 Climax, TNA/Spike & more!

August 1st, 2014

2:07:18

Joe and Rich are back with a brand-new podcast talking G1 Climax Day 5, TNA/Spike relationship, ROH for sale, WWE Q2 earnings reports, upcoming Dragon Gate iPPVs, memories of wrestling magazines, pizza and much more!

Stipulation: The TNA Podcast (07/24/14)

July 28th, 2014

1:25:37

In this installment, the good doctor is joined on the Skype-a-ma-phone by none other than Cody Dingusmingus to discuss terrible booking for an opening segment, the return of Matt Hardy and Low-Ki, Sam Shaw and Gunner in …

G1 Climax First Four Nights, Dragon Gate, Battleground & more!

July 27th, 2014

1:59:24

We're back with a special Sunday edition of the podcast talking the first four nights of G1 Climax 24, our favorite matches of each night, favorite in-tournament stories and much more. We also touch on Dragon Gate's …

Inspire Pro Wrestling "No Turning Back"

July 25th, 2014

54:57

We're back with our monthly Inspire Pro Wrestling spot, as co-owners Max Meehan & Biss join Joe to discuss the upcoming "No Turning Back" event. Max & Biss also have a few things to say about the ongoing …

G1 Climax, WWE Battleground, Kobe World & more!

July 18th, 2014

2:08:01

Joe and I are back with a mega show previewing the upcoming G1 Climax, WWE Battleground and Dragon Gate's big Kobe World show — our most anticipated event of the weekend. We also talk CHIKARA, Joe's trash cans and much …

WWE Network, Dragon Gate, Ustream & more!

July 8th, 2014

2:00:07

Joe and I are finally reunited to review Dragon Gate "Rainbow Gate", discuss WWE Network issues, Vince McMahon ordering $20 million in budget cuts, Ustream moving away from iPPV, what it means for the site and New Japan …

Stipulation: A TNA Podcast (7/7)

July 7th, 2014

1:01:35

In this installment, Doctor Nov is joined by Brian to discuss deep logical gaps in Kurt Angle's management style, the similarities and differences between Sam Shaw and Bowe Bergdahl, the completion of Brittney's lesbian …

NJPW Kizuna Road, Akiyama/Omori, Money in the Bank & more!

July 3rd, 2014

2:08:11

Joe and I's schedule did not match up this holiday week but that's okay because I brought along a very special guest, Voices of Wrestling's TNA …

Stipulation: A TNA Podcast (6/26)

June 29th, 2014

1:00:13

In this installment, Doctor Nov is joined by Brian to discuss the dearth of total non-stop action on Impact Wrestling for the week of 06/26.  They discussed the four classic matches on the card, how Jeff Hardy has been …

NJPW Dominion, Money in the Bank, CHIKARA/TNA & more!

June 27th, 2014

2:07:50

Voices of Wrestling is back with a brand-new episode reviewing New Japan Pro Wrestling's Dominion iPPV, previewing WWE Money in the Bank, discussing CHIKARA in Chicago, TNA in Japan and our thoughts on the Jason Felix …

NJPW Dominion Preview, PWS situation & more!

June 17th, 2014

1:13:34

Joe flies solo this week, as he previews New Japan Pro Wrestling's "Dominion", breaking down each match up and gives his predictions that are all …

Best of the Super Juniors, Daniel Bryan's Reign, Inspire's Max Meehan & more!

June 12th, 2014

2:07:51

Voices of Wrestling is back with a look back at NJPW's Best of the Super Juniors, Dragon Gate, a discussion about WWE House Shows, Daniel Bryan's future and where his reign ranks all-time, PWS scoopz, TNA defending and …

NJPW Best of the Super Juniors, WWE Network Financials, Rollins' Turn & more!

June 5th, 2014

2:07:21

Voices of Wrestling is back with a huge show reviewing the first few nights of New Japan Pro Wrestling's Best of the Super Juniors, WWE Payback, Seth …

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