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Wrestling Cult

136 EpisodesProduced by Mike PedroncelliWebsite

The Wrestling Cult is your one stop source for wrestling outside of the "big leagues". Steven Ayy from the Deathmatch Newsletter, BahuFMW, Mike Pedroncelli from the Deathmatch Cult and more cover current news and classic discussions of FMW, IWA, W*ing, BJW, Freedoms as well was CZW, GCW, IWA Midsout… read more

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Real Side Media Presents: The Real Side Of Wrestling REDUX s1e4 Interview with John Wayne Murdoch

May 10th, 2019

1:03:53

In this episode John and Gary talk


--Mexican tour

--IWA Mid South

--Upcoming Dates

--John past

__much more.

Bucky's Road Diaries Episode#12 GCW The Block Is Hot/GCW The Last Ones Left review, Maff/Dickinson War and Veidt/Ryan raise the deathmatch bar

May 7th, 2019

41:48

In this episode of the Road Dairies Bucky talks about

--Travel to Asbury Park 

--Mance Warner on the plane

--Quick review of the Block is hot.

--Long trip to Chicago

--The Last Ones Left quick review

--4AM hotel pizza

Deathmatch News Radio #39 | GCW's weekend, Kodaka wins BJW Title, Women's H20

May 6th, 2019

1:12:22

It was a big weekend and Steve and Mike are back to cover the events including


-GCW's The Block is Hot in Asbury Park

-GCW's The Last One's Left in Chicago

-What do bleachers cost?

-GCW Warped Tour

-GCW TOS toughts and …

The DEATHMATCH CULT PRESENTS Episode#6 Interview with Corporal Robinson and AWR Owner and Promoter Gary E

May 5th, 2019

1:11:59

In this interview Mike and T-Maxx 4000 talk to Deathmatch Legend Corporal Robinson and AWR promoter and owner Gary E


--Corp's retirememnt tour

--Corp's last deathmatch in AWR

--After retirement plans

--Preview the 1st …

The DEATHMATCH CULT PRESENTS Episode#5 A Special Interview with "Ready to Die" Eric Ryan, GCW deathmatch superstar

May 4th, 2019

1:27:58

In this episode of The DEATHMATCH CULT PRESENTS  T-Maxx 4000, Mike, and Sonkin interview Eric Ryan and we talk

--AIW early years

--The lego deathmatch in unsanctioned

--His CZW days

--GCW matches with Ciclope and many …

Bucky's Road Diaries Episode#11 GCW The Block Is Hot/GCW The Last Ones Left preview, ICW Milwaukee 420 classic review

May 3rd, 2019

49:55

 In this episode of the Road Diaries we cover the following 

--Preview GCW the block is hot is Asbury Park, NJ

--Preview GCW the last ones left in …

Deathmatch News Radio #38 | GCW Hall of Fame, Jon Moxley, H20 Results and News

May 2nd, 2019

1:46:48

Steve and Mike are joined by Shahin Shaygan of the THT Podcast and Nuclear Heat Graphics to discuss US deathmatch news.


We are moving Deathmatch News Radio to its own dedicated RSS Feed. This will operate the same way …

The DEATHMATCH CULT PRESENTS Episode#4 Two Interview special The Hardcore Ninja#1/The Green Phantom two IWS legends, two interviews.

April 29th, 2019

1:52:34

Mike from the DMC does a special one on one interview with the Hardcore Ninja#1

--How he and his brother got the Ninja Gimmicks

--Memories of the Fan Favourites

--Working at CZW TOD 1 and the backstage story

--IWS early …

Kawasaki Dreamin Episode#6 the Foreign Invasion

April 28th, 2019

1:36:55

In this episode of Kawasaki Dreamin Bahu and Mike talk abou the many foreign wrestlers that appeared in FMW over the years and their impact


--FMW  beginnings and booking Dick Murdoch and Jos Leduc

--The Florida indy …

The Wrestling Bubble #13 | Young Bucks LIE! Puro Podcasts Suck, FUCK THE AVENGERS

April 28th, 2019

1:59:59

The pettiest show on the internet are back! We talk


-The Young Bucks LYING about AAA Ratings

-Tony Kahn talks ADVERTISING!

-AEW's vision

-AEW Double or Nothing Card

-TERF's

-Puroresu podcasts suck

-Show resports suck

Deathmatch News Radio #37 | Shahin Shaygan Interview, GCW Crime Wave, H20 2 Tuff 2 Quit, CZW

April 27th, 2019

1:29:53

Steve and Mike are joined by Shahin Shaygan of the THT Podcast and Nuclear Heat Graphics to discuss US deathmatch news.

We are moving Deathmatch News Radio to its own dedicated RSS Feed. This will operate the same way …

Tales from Swanson and Ritner Episode#4 ECW the Night that the Line was Crossed 1994

April 27th, 2019

1:13:35

Tales from Swanson and Ritner Episode#4 ECW the Night that the Line was Crossed 1994

In this episode professor J and the DMC's own MIKE discuss


--The amazing three way between Sabu, Shane Douglas, and Terry Funk

--The …

Deathmatch News Radio #36 | CZW, GCW Shows, Hall of Fame, Matsunaga

April 25th, 2019

2:40:52

Steve and Mike are back for Deathmatch News Radio.


We are moving Deathmatch News Radio to its own dedicated RSS Feed. This will operate the same way as the current feed and you can listen to us on iTunes, Stitcher and …

Tales from Swanson and Ritner Episode#3 ECW/NWA Bloodfest Night one and two 10/1/93 and 10/2/93

April 22nd, 2019

1:09:34

On this episode of Tales from Swanson and Ritner  Professor J and DMC Mike cover


--The results and review rthe matches from night one and two

--The …

The DEATHMATCH CULT PRESENTS Episode#3 Interview with Unsanctioned pro Promoter and owner Derek.

April 22nd, 2019

1:13:52

In this episode Max, Mike, and Leon talk with Unsanctioned Pro Owner and Promoter Derek


--The Origins of Unsanctioned Pro

--The scene in Ohio

--The lego deathmatch between Markus Crane and Eric Ryan

--Challenges …

Real Side Media Presents: The Real Side Of Wrestling REDUX s1e3 An interview with Alex Colon

April 16th, 2019

1:38:02

In this epsiode of Real Side Media Presents the Real Side Of Wrestling Redux Our host, John Gray covers

--A  tribute to his recently passed Father

The Wrestling Bubble #12 | Sasha Banks and Worker's Revolution

April 16th, 2019

2:00:00

The Wrestling Bubble Hates You


-Best Promos?

-Overrated Promos?

-Garrett Gonzalez vs. Bryan Alvarez

-NOAH Sucks

-Sasha Banks and the Worker's …

The Deathmatch Cult Presents episode#2 The Collective round table, BJW , and more.

April 16th, 2019

1:54:04

In the second episode of THe DMC presents Mike welcomes Leon from the double Hell podcast and Max from Off Topic and Journey into death and they …

Deathmatch News Radio #35 | BJW's Ikki Tousen Finals, CZW Best of the Best, Lufisto

April 14th, 2019

1:38:18

Steve and Mike are back for Deathmatch News Radio.


We are moving Deathmatch News Radio to its own dedicated RSS Feed. This will operate the same way as the current feed and you can listen to us on iTunes, Stitcher and …

Deathmatch News Radio #34 | GCW's Spring Break, CZW Gets an Investor

April 12th, 2019

2:10:56

Steve and Mike are back for Deathmatch News Radio.


We are moving Deathmatch News Radio to its own dedicated RSS Feed. This will operate the same way as the current feed and you can listen to us on iTunes, Stitcher and …

Bucky's Road Diaries Episode#10 The Collective Review GCW, IWS, AIW, White Eagle Hall

April 11th, 2019

1:09:32

In this episode of the Road Diaries we cover the following

--Bucky breaks down both Spring break shows

--Bucky talks about the White Eagle Hall

--We …

The Wrestling Bubble #11 | WRESTLEMANIA! sucked, GCW, ROH is a joke

April 10th, 2019

2:00:00

Steve and Adam have to talk about how shitty wrestling is

-Why is GCW so special?

-How big can GCW get?

-Who were the Mania weekend winners?

-Stars have become boring

-Where does NJPW go from here?

-ROH is a joke

-Mania …

Double Hell Episode #6 Special Interview with Steve Di giorgio of Sadus, Death, Testament, Sebastian Bach, Iced Earth, and more.

April 10th, 2019

2:07:59

In this episode of Double Hell Mike and Leon conduct a special 2 hour interview with one of the best technical metal Bassiest in the genre, Steve Di giorgio of Sadus, Testament, Iced Earth, Death, and many more.


Bucky's Road Stories Episode#9 ICW Milwaukee Hardcore deathmatch challenge, Ultmate Warrior Promo's, Virgil's big CAAK, and much more:The drunk and stoned remix

April 9th, 2019

55:30

In this drunk and stoned episode of the Podcast Bucky and co host Mike talk the following

--ICW Milwaukee Hardcore Deathmatch Challenge

--Ultimate …

History of FMW Volume 33: 2006

April 8th, 2019

2:24:49

 History of FMW Volume 33 going over the entire year of 2006 with clips and pictures. The Apache Army go to war with New Japan and first feud with …

OFF TOPIC WITH MAX AND MIKE.........AND LEON? EPISODE#5 TONY DEPPEN INTERVIEW AND PREVIEWING THE COLLECTIVE!

April 5th, 2019

1:31:26

In this episode of off topic Max and mike are joined by special co host Leon from the 420 metalhead rasslin podcast and GCW star Tony deppen

Real Side Media Presents: The Real Side Of Wrestling REDUX s1e3 An interview with "Legendary" Larry D and Ref Sean Patrick Obrien

April 3rd, 2019

1:36:37

This week host John Gray talks to Larry D and Sean Patrick O'Brien  here are some of the topics.

--Larry's documentary

--Pro wrestling in the state of Kentucky

--WWE Hall of fame

--Sean breaking in a ref

--Sean learning …

Real Side Media Presents: The Real Side Of Wrestling REDUX s1e2 The Adam Bueler Interview

April 3rd, 2019

56:03

Tonight John Gray interviews former eathmatch wrestler Adam Bueller.  They talk about Adam's current condition and memories of working together in the past.  



 

Produced by Mike Pedroncelli

Edited by Peter Steinke/ …

THE DEATHMATCH CULT!! Presents episode#1 The PCP Crazy FN Manny interview, owner, promoter, and IWS Montreal wrestler.

April 1st, 2019

1:03:34

In the first epsidoe of the Deathmatch cult present we talk to IWS Owner, promoter, and wrestler PCP Crazy FN Manny, we talk about the following


Off Topic with Max and Mike Episode#4 An interview with the Rejects John Wayne Murdoch and Reed Bentley, and Blackcraft/Black Label Pro Ref Sean Patrick O'Brien

March 31st, 2019

1:23:40

In this episode of Of Topic with Max and Mike we talk with the Rejects and ref Sean Patrick O'Brien about

--The Rejects going to NGX Mexico

--Who will beat Nick Gage as GCW champion

--Sean's upcoming ref appearence's

Deathmatch Radio New Episode#33 A special interview with AWR/Asylum Wrestling Revolution promoter/Owner Gary Emmitt

March 27th, 2019

40:17

In this episode of the news Mike Pedroncelli talks to AWR owner Gary Emmitt we discuss the following

--The deathmatch wrestling scene in Indianapolis

Tales from Swanson and Ritner Episode#2 ECW Ultra Clash 9/18/93

March 22nd, 2019

1:29:56

  In the second l episode of Tales from Swanson and Ritner Jeremy Nickerson, host of the "I got your five stars podcast" and Mike Pedroncelli co-host of the  Deathmatch radio news, Bucky's road diaries, Kawasaki …

The Wrestling Bubble #10 | Alex Jones, Too Much Wrestling, AEW Family Friendly?

March 22nd, 2019

1:39:33

Steven and Adam are back to shit on everything for almost no reason

-Alex Jones vs. David Icke

-Podcasts we like

-Wrestling overload

-Wrestling escapism

-Wrestling is NOT love

-Gay wrestling

-Kenny Omega

-Wrestlers are …

Deathmatch News Radio #32 | Special interview with JC Rotten about Pro Wrestling Trainwreck , GCW's The Collective, BJW

March 21st, 2019

2:15:50

Steve and Mike talk

-JC Rotten and Trainwreck

-Nova Pro, GCW and The Collective

-Collective Preview

-Did MJF fake an injury?

-BJW Ikkitousen

Tales from Swanson and Ritner Episode#1 ECW Summer Sizzler 6/9/93

March 18th, 2019

1:04:29

 In the inaugural episode of Tales from Swanson and Ritner Jeremy Nickerson, host of the "I got your five stars podcast" and Mike Pedroncelli co-host of the  Deathmatch radio news, Bucky's road diaries, Kawasaki …

Journey into the death episode#4 MAW hardcore cup 2001: an interview with Corporal Robinson

March 18th, 2019

1:15:23

In this episode of journey into death Max and Mike interview MAW legend Corporal Robinson we discuss the following


--Working in MAW and for Carmine

History of FMW Volume 32

March 14th, 2019

2:01:10

 History of FMW Volume 32 going over the year 2005 with clips and pictures. We talk about the civil war within the Apache Army after Riki Choshu is …

Deathmatch News Radio #31 | Kit Osbourne Interview, GCW's Code of the Streets, Freedoms and BJW

March 14th, 2019

1:54:18

Steve and Mike talk

-Kit Osbourne talks leaving CZW

-GCW's Code of the Streets review

-H2O's Hardcore Kingdom

-Slavonic Violence

-Rise's Gods of …

Deathmatch Radio news episode#30 special interview with unholy warfare promoter and wrestler Raven Havok

March 14th, 2019

39:43

In this episode of the deathmatch radio news Mike interviews Raven Havok, promoter of the Unholy warfare and deathmatch wrestler. We talk about the …

The Wrestling Bubble #9 | True Detective, Booking Mania, NJPW is Exhausting

March 14th, 2019

1:34:27

Busy day today for Adam and Steve


-True Detective was a fart (Skip to 9:24 for wrestling)

-WrestleMania Card

-Adam's Mania Card

-WWE Fans are insufferable

-The Club leave WWE

-AEW and DDT

-NJPW is exhausting

-Osprey …

OFF Topic: With Max and Mike Episode 3 The Adam Bueller interview

March 12th, 2019

55:57

In this episode Max and Mike talk to retired wrestler Adam Bueller about his current health and the story of his life for the last few years.


 Edited by Peter Steinke/ / Boathaus Music,    


 

Check us out on the …

Bucky's Road Diaries #7 GCW Philly 'YO ADRIAN' and Tales of a H2O hardcore Kingdom in Jersey AJA Bucky's drunken madness tour March 2019

March 12th, 2019

51:13

In this episode of the Road Diaries we cover

--GCW codee of the streets in Philly

--Inside the Voltage club

--Chuckie T and the thumbtacks

--Sleeping …

Journey into death episode#3 MAW hardcore cup 2001 : a special interview with MAW promoter Carmine Desperito

March 10th, 2019

57:47

In this episode of journey into death Max and Mike inteview MAW promoter Camine Desperito

--The beginning of MAW , using former AWA Talent like Iron Sheik, Baron Von Raschke, The Crusher, Jake Milliman

--Bringing in Ian …

420 metalhead podcast episode#5 Deathmetal, GCW in LA, and good Mushrooms!!

March 8th, 2019

3:04:32

In this episode of the 420  Leon and Mike discuss the following

--The day in wrestling hitory

--top 5

--Review GCW in La

--Magic mushrooms to be …

Real Side Media Presents: The Real Side Of Wrestling REDUX s1e1

March 7th, 2019

1:23:48

 Real Side Media Presents: The Real Side Of Wrestling REDUX s1e1  

 Tonight current GCW and BlackCraft official John Gray is joined Mike Pedroncelli …

Deathmatch News Radio #29 | GCW in LA, CZW is Dead, KOTDM Cancelled

March 7th, 2019

1:34:07

Steven and Mike are back to talk

-GCW's Japanese tour

-GCW's “To Live and Die in LA”

-CZW's “Trifecta Elimination”

-CZW is dead, DJ is a moron, let it go

-Kit Osbourne quits CZW

-Ian Rotten cancels the King of the …

The Wrestling Bubble #8 | MLW, NJPW vs. ROH, What Does Dave Do?

March 5th, 2019

1:27:27

Freakin and geekin with Adam and Steve


-MLW has sponsors!

-Jim Cornette vs. The World

-How big is indie wrestling, really?

-The value of Jericho

Kawasaki Dreamin episode #5 Apache Army and FREEDOMS rise!!!

March 5th, 2019

1:37:54

In this episode of Kawasaki Dreamin Bahu and Mike talk about the years after the fall of FMW, and the rise of japanese indy promotion Apache Army and then the rise of FREEDOMS.

--The rise of Apache Pro

--The working …

Deathmatch Radio news#28 Special interview with ICW promoter/Deathmatch legend Dysfunction.

March 3rd, 2019

39:54

In this epsidoe of the deathmatch radio news Mike and Max talk to ICW promoter and Deathmatch legend Dysfunction and talk all about ICW and lots of good stuff.

-ICW Insnae 8 preview

-The state of ICW

-Upcoming ICW cards

OFF Topic: With Max and Mike Episode 2 UFC 235 Preview, GCW to live and die in LA preview, and Markus Crane wild night in LA!!!!

March 2nd, 2019

1:03:08

Welcome friends this week Max and Mike cover some current shows and some good old bull shit.

-UFC 235 Preview

-Can anyone challenge UFC

-GCW To live …

Deathmatch wrestling radio news episode 27: ICW, Crimson crown wrestling, Shane Mercer, GCW, BJW, Nick Gage, H20,

March 1st, 2019

1:39:08

 

In this episode Mike from the deathmatch cult and journey into death podcast and our new co host Max talk about all the current new sin the worl of …

The Wrestling Bubble #7 | Dream Matches, Vince vs. HHH, Waiting on Naito

February 26th, 2019

1:39:24

Its the show where we shit on the fans in the pettiest way possible! Steven and Adam talk about  


-Robert Kraft fucks hookers 

-all your leaders are pedophile rapists 

-Bruce Prichard in, Arn Anderson out 

-Vince vs. …

Journey Into Death #2 IWA Mid South KOTDM 1997 show recap.

February 22nd, 2019

1:23:31

On this show Mike from the deathmatch radio news and the deathmatch cult page and co host Max from Max and Mike:Off topic podcast breakdown the 1997 …

Journey Into Death #1 | IWA-MS KOTDM 1997 with Mad Man Pondo

February 21st, 2019

1:12:15

We delve into the 1997 IWA Midsouth King of the Deathmatch tournament with Mad Man Pondo himself.


As always let us know what you think with feedback to deathmatchnews@gmail.com  

If you think I have given your life …

The Wrestling Bubble #6 | Dave Meltzer is a Shill

February 21st, 2019

1:23:20

Its the show where we shit on the fans in the pettiest way possible! Steven and Adam are back with a lot of anger for the tugboats, we talk about


Bucky's Road Diaries #6 They said it couldn't be done..... and as always GCW did it like a rockstar!!

February 19th, 2019

55:54

In this episode of the Road Diaries Road warrior Bucky covers.

  Travel to get to show in general, planes, rental car, silly toll pass - Venue …

Off topic with Max and MIke episode#1 GCW they said it couldn't be done review, Memphis wrestling, and lots of off topic fun.

February 19th, 2019

1:21:40

In episode #1 MIke from the deathmatch radio news and deathmatch cult teams up with Max from journey into the death

- review of the GCW show they …

Deathmatch News Radio #25 | GCW's They Said It Couldn't Be Done, RISE, Onita

February 18th, 2019

1:22:17

Steve and Mike are back reviewing what will likely be the biggest show of the year  


-Full review of GCW's They Said It Couldn't Be Done with Jun …

Deathmatch News Radio #24 | Interview with TNT UK Promoter about the DOA Deathmatch Tournament

February 17th, 2019

2:51:06

Mike is rocking solo as he interviews the TNT UK promoter about the TNT Deathmatch Tournament. Next show will have coverage of the GCW They Said It …

Deathmatch News Radio #23 | Sakuda vs. Kasai, Gage vs. Shlak

February 15th, 2019

1:04:32

Steven is back with Mike talking his trip to Japan, Josh Crane, Sakuda's future, Gage vs. Shlak and more

As always let us know what you think with feedback to deathmatchnews@gmail.com

If you think I have given your life …

The Wrestling Bubble #5 | Star ratings, NJPW in the US, Jay White and Kofi Kingston suck

February 14th, 2019

1:27:15

Steven and Adam are back with a lot of anger for the tugboats, we talk about


-Rush, CMLL and titles in lucha

-What makes a title matter?

-Jay White as IWGP champion

-Star ratings

-NJPW at MSG Tickets

-NJPW expanding to …

420 Metalhead Rasslin Podcast Episode#4 All hail the mighty kings of thrash and pass the steamroller!

February 12th, 2019

3:21:34

Welcome to the new and improved 420 metalhead rasslin podcast, with my new Co hosta and editor Leon Sonkin.  This week we cover 2 top 5 lists our top 5 Thrash albums and top 5 ECW Matches.  We talk AEW, Deathmatches, …

Deathmatch News Radio #22

February 12th, 2019

1:09:57

Steve is on vacation so Mike and Joel cover all the news this week including CZW 20, news and results and more


As always let us know what you think …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 31: 2004, WEW folds, Apache Army, WMF restructures

February 12th, 2019

2:43:27

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 31: 2004, Apache Army, WMF restructures


WEW held their final show on May 5th, 2004 and in its place Kanemura created Apache Army, WMF saw tremendous financial hardship and went dark …

Deathmatch News Radio #21 | H20 Review, GCW news, Upcoming Shows

February 9th, 2019

1:20:09

Steve and Mike are back with Deathmatch News Radio #21. This episode we talk about 

-H20 Subterranean Violence Vol. 4 Full Review

-GCW/DTU

The Wrestling Bubble #4 | AEW's Double or Nothing Press Conference

February 8th, 2019

58:53

Steven and Shahin from the THT Podcast and http://nuclearheatgraphics.com sit down to talk about the AEW Double or Nothing Press Conference including


-The FANS are the heels

-New signings

-AAA and possible partnerships …

Bucky's Road Diaries #5 The wild Wisconsin weekend indies.

February 6th, 2019

42:30

On this epsidoe Bucky Reviews show from MIAW and MKE both local Wisconsin Indies, featuring local stars like Dysfunction, Angel Armoni, The Foley …

Deathmatch News Radio #20 | Jimmy Havoc, DOA Tournament, H20

February 6th, 2019

1:25:37

Steve and Mike are back with Deathmatch News Radio #20. 

-Who has Ian paid recently
-Captain Dave
-Kevin Hogan Memories
-Jimmy Havoc to AEW
-DOA …

The Wrestling Bubble #3 | MLW Superfight, AEW TV Ratings?

February 5th, 2019

1:18:09

Steven and Adam (@toposagrada) sit down to talk


-How much MLW Superfight sucked

-AEW signing Fenix and Penta 0M
-TNA's peak ratings

-AEW's viewership?

-Google Trends

and more


If you think we have given your life value …

Kawasaki Dreaming #4 | Colon vs. Kasai, Kanemura Injuries, Freedoms

February 4th, 2019

1:21:16

This week Bret and Mike talk about  Mike Awesome, Kintaro Kanemura's injuries, the state of Freedoms, Jun Kasai vs.  Alex Colon in GCW and much more!

Deathmatch News Radio #19 | Alex Colon Interview

February 3rd, 2019

1:20:20

Steve and Mike are back with Deathmatch News Radio #19. 


Today we are joined by GCW's Alex Colon a week away from his match with Jun Kasai where we …

Deathmatch News Radio #18 | Colon vs. Kasai, JC Rotten, Freedoms

February 1st, 2019

59:54

Steve and Mike are back with Deathmatch News Radio #18. We're going to be doing shorter shows more often, maybe 2-3 a week, so let us know what you …

420 Metalhead Rasslin podcast episode#3 part 2 Pantera,Brain Surgery, ECW, and 1996

February 1st, 2019

1:06:37

 

This episode was recorded on 1/28/19 from Mike's hospital bed, special shout out to Chris Pedroncelli for editing and mixing.  In part one of a twp part episode we talk the year 1996 as I wnet to numerous ECW, WCW, …

420 Metalhead Rasslin podcast episode#3 part 1 Pantera,Brain Surgery, ECW, and 1996

January 30th, 2019

1:28:46

This episode was recorded on 1/28/19 from Mike's hospital bed, special shout out to Chris Pedroncelli for editing and mixing.  In part one of a twp part episode we talk the year 1996 as I wnet to numerous ECW, WCW, WWE, …

Deathmatch News Radio #17 | Carnage Cup, H20, Australia

January 30th, 2019

2:03:44

Mike returns triumphantly for Deathmatch News Radio #17! Steve and Mike talk about


 -Ian Rotten and IWA Midsouth

-Carnage Cup 2019 is cancelled

-John Rare and Spidar Boodrow

-Mike's review of GCW's 400 Degreez

-GCW's …

The Wrestling Bubble #2 | NJPW in USA, Observer Awards, PWG

January 27th, 2019

1:52:47

Steven and Adam (@toposagrada) sit down to talk


-AJPW

-NJPW and their visa situation in the US

-PWG did NOT sell out

-Wrestling Observer Awards

-More


If you think we have given your life value think about giving me …

Deathmatch News Radio #16 | GCW's 400 Degreez with Shaheen

January 26th, 2019

58:28

I am joined by Shaheen for a last minute episode as we cover GCW's 400 Degreez, Howell, and more

My co-host Mike is in a pretty serious medical situation so if you can send good words his way please do.

If you think I …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 30: Second half of 2003

January 22nd, 2019

2:34:01

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 30: Second half of 2003


WEW and WMF both found themselves approaching dire straits as neither can run a tour so they decide to team up, Zero One starts utilizing all the hardcore …

420 Metalhead Rasslin podcast episode#2 GCW, Slayer, TOD, and the Chemical wedding.

January 20th, 2019

2:10:46

 

This episode was recorded about a  week ago before Mike had a relapse and ended up having to have brain surgery.  The Surgery went well, but Mike is still in critical condition.  Please keep him in your thoughts and …

The Wrestling Bubble #2 | Royal Rumble, Virtue Signaling, Twitch

January 16th, 2019

1:04:29

Steven and Adam (@toposagrada) sit down to talk


 -The Royal Rumble

-When did it start to suck?

-Pre-planned spots

-What makes WWE so unwatchable?

Bucky's Road Diaries #4. GCW 400 degreez/Freelance vs GCW....A snowy night in the windy city.

January 15th, 2019

1:04:29

 Welcome to the Third episode of Bucky's Road Diaries with Bucky Hinz. Bucky is a driving machine who goes all over the country to see wrestling and this week we cover  The Freelance vs GCW show 1/11/19 and GCW 400 …

Combat Cult Podcast episode 0:The first navigation.

January 14th, 2019

1:11:38

In our first edition of the combat cult Mike from Deathmatch Radio News and Dakota Michael Harris, Deathmatch cult facebook group admin, discuss UFC …

The Wrestling Bubble #1 | AEW, Rosters, TV, Dorkass Fans

January 12th, 2019

1:47:30

Steven and Adam (@toposagrada) sit down to talk all things AEW including rumors and innuendo, the roster as it stands, possible future roster and staff members, OWE and other international partnerships, ROH dead in the …

The 420 Metalhead Rasslin Podcast #1

January 11th, 2019

1:07:35

Welcome to the first episode of the 420 Metalhead Raslin Podcast a mix mash of wrestling, heavy metal music, and good smoke.  In today's episode we talk about AEW Launch, GCW 400 Degreee's, NJPW,  and feature kick ass …

Bucky's Road Diaries #3: F1RST Wrestling Wrestlepalooza 13/14:The Oxy Weed Remix.

January 9th, 2019

1:10:35

 Welcome to the Third episode of Bucky's Road Diaries with Bucky Hinz. Bucky is a driving machine who goes all over the country to see wrestling and this week we cover  F1RST Wrestling Wrestlepalooza 13/14 from …

Deathmatch News Radio #15

January 8th, 2019

2:04:58

Steven and Mike from Deathmatch News Radio #14 discuss all the news for the week of January 7th, 2018

Both myself and Mike are recovering from illness, car crashes, jetlag and other setbacks so this isn't the most …

The Wrestling Bubble #0

January 5th, 2019

46:25

Steve and his friend Adam are launching a new show examining the wrestling audience itself: the size, the demographic, differences between countries, …

Kawasaki Dreaming #3 with Bahu and Mike

January 5th, 2019

1:50:18

This week Bret and Mike talk about  Hayabusa and the wrestling observer hall of fame,  Who would be in a FMW hall of fame, Onita's appearance at CZW …

Chainsaws and Beers #2: Interview with Tony Myers

December 31st, 2018

1:26:09

This is part 2 of my interview with Chainsaw Tony Myers.


Sadly my co-host, Mike, is in very bad shape after a car accident this past week. He is in the hospital with a lot of injuries and we hope you can keep him in …

Chainsaws and Beers #1: Interview with Tony Myers

December 28th, 2018

1:28:46

Myself and Jeff Skelton sat down with Tony Myers, Chainsaw Tony, who has wrestled from Memphis and Jersey to Japan where he's been having fights against monsters, Mr. Pogo and more for 25 years. We cover too many topics …

Bucky's Road Diaries #2: ICW Milwaukee

December 26th, 2018

1:17:31

Welcome to the second episode of Bucky's Road Diaries with Bucky Hinz. Bucky is a driving machine who goes all over the country to see wrestling and this week we cover a ICW Milwaukee show "Insane X-Mas Party" on …

Deathmatch News Radio Christmas Special

December 25th, 2018

1:11:01

Steven and Mike from Deathmatch News Radio Christmas special discuss all the news for the week of December 24th, 2018 


 In this episode we cover 


The winner of the  raffle for a FREE JAPANESE T SHIRT!


We review  $10 …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 29: First half of 2003, Fuyuki Dies, WMF Struggles

December 23rd, 2018

2:15:03

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 29: First half of 2003, Fuyuki Dies, WMF Struggles


In 2003 Kodo Fuyuki, facing cancer, arranged the best send …

Kawasaki Dreaming #2 with Bahu and Mike

December 18th, 2018

2:03:15

This week Bret and Mike talk about the business of Onita, his relationship with Tremont, Cage of Death, Hayabusa's career and possible future and much much more

If you think I have given your life value think about …

Deathmatch News Radio #14

December 17th, 2018

3:59:29

Steven and Mike from Deathmatch News Radio #14 discuss all the news for the week of December 17th, 2018

We are going to be running a raffle for a FREE …

History of FMW Special - Kintaro 'WING' Kanemura Interview

December 16th, 2018

1:20:18

History of FMW Special featuring a interview with Kintaro Kanemura. A interview done in English with Kanemura discussing his career in W*ING, FMW, to him running his own company and everything in between.

If you think I …

Deathmatch News Radio #13

December 6th, 2018

3:03:47

Steven and Mike from Deathmatch News Radio #13 discuss all the news for the week of December 6th, 2018

In this episode we cover

-An interview with Matt Tremont talking starting up H20, finding a building, leaving CZW and …

Bucky's Road Diaries #1: F1rst Wrestling

December 3rd, 2018

3:31:02

Welcome to the first episode of Bucky's Road Diaries with Bucky Hinz. Bucky is a driving machine who goes all over the country to see wrestling and this week we cover a F1rst Wrestling show from November 30th which was …

Deathmatch News Radio #12

November 29th, 2018

3:30:42

Steven and Mike from Deathmatch News Radio #11 discuss all the news for the week of November 28th, 2018

In this episode we cover

-An interview with John Wayne Murdoch and Reed Bentley, the Rejects, about their recent show …

Kawasaki Dreaming #1 with Bahu and Mike

November 27th, 2018

2:33:12

This is the debut of Kawasaki Dreaming with "Bahu" Bret and Mike from the Deathmatch Cult. These are two old school fans who have lived through VHS …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 28: Second half of 2002, WMF is Born, WEW Keeps Entertainment

November 26th, 2018

2:24:14

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 28: Second half of 2002, WMF is Born, WEW Keeps Entertainment

2002 continued on as Hayabusa broke his silence and …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 27: Second half of 2002, FMW is dead! Arai commits suicide, Kodo Fuyuki announces his cancer, a flurry of new promotions begin and much more

November 6th, 2018

3:01:16

2002 started off with another set back as Mr. Gannosuke suffered a leg injury to put him out for the next few months. FMW only ran a handful more …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 26: Second half of 2001, Hayabusa is paralyzed, Onita becomes a Senator, BJW's troubles begin, FMW's money problems reach the point of no return and more

November 3rd, 2018

2:11:26

2001 ended with the worst news FMW could imagine when Hayabusa missed a moonsault and suffered a neck injury that ended his wrestling career forever, …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 25: First half of 2001, FMW Missing Salaries, Attendance Plummets Without Hayabusa, Onita Joins Politics and More

September 26th, 2018

2:12:05

In 2001 FMW found themselves without their ace, Hayabusa, and attendance was abysmal. FMW missed payment to their wrestlers and had to have a meeting and offer them an out which a few took. FMW brought back the …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 24: Second half of 2000, Hayabusa and Gannosuke are Injured, Business Takes a Dive, Onita vs. Choshu and Hayabusa in WCW?

September 14th, 2018

2:43:50

In the second half of 2000 FMW is dealt a double blow as Hayabusa needs elbow surgery and Mr. Gannosuke has to stop wrestling. House show business …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 23: First half of 2000, FMW signs with Tokyopop, Hayabusa stars in Backyard Dogs, Onita vs. Funk in CZW? Office Shifts and More

August 24th, 2018

2:31:25

To start 2000 FMW was wooking for any new revenue possible and entered a few media deals to release their shows in America, H was forced to return to the Hayabusa character but starred in the Backyard Dogs movie, we …

Deathmatch News Radio #1 - August 19, 2018

August 19th, 2018

1:50:46

On this episode myself and Mike from Deathmatch Cult talk about
-GCW Joey Janela Lost Summer
-GCW branching out and finding new homes
-IWA Midsouth …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 22: Second half of 1999, Hayabusa becomes H, FMW makes a porno, Shawn Michaels, FMW Goes into Debt, Exploding Anus Match and more

August 1st, 2018

2:16:06

FMW went full WEW in this episode as we go over the famous exploding anus match including the storylines set up, FMW's relationship with the porn …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 21: First half of 1999, Onita in NJPW, WEW era begins, Kodo Fuyuki starts booking, Hayabusa prepared for life after the mask and more

July 5th, 2018

1:57:53

1999 Started with a bang as Onita wrestled Masahiro Chono at the Tokyo Dome in an explosion match, Kodo Fuyuki took over booking duties for FMW which led to the birth of the WEW era, Hayabusa starts plans to lose his …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 20: Second half of 1998, Onita is kicked out, no more deathmatches, the entertainment era begins

June 11th, 2018

2:17:32

The second half of 1998 started with FMW fully embracing the entertainment style to forge a new path, Onita is officially given his walking papers …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 19: First half of 1998, Team no Respect, DirectTV, Onita losing his place, Gannosuke vs. Hayabusa and much more

May 18th, 2018

2:01:35

The first half of 1998 had FMW saw the debut of Mr. Gannosuke, Kintaro Kanemura, Kodo Fuyuki, Hido and others to form Team No Respect, FMW moves to PPV, Mr. Gannosuke emerges as the top heel and feuds with Masato …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 18: Second half of 1997, ECW, ZEN and Onita's heel turn, return to Kawasaki, Kanemura in the main event, Funk's Wrestlefest

May 8th, 2018

1:55:05

The second half of 1997 had FMW return to Kawasaki Stadium with Onita vs. Kanemura, Hayabusa took a larger AJPW schedule as well as welcomed his …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 17: First half of 1997, Kudo retires, Hayabusa in AJPW, Onita meets with Vince McMahon, Gannosuke returns to FMW and more

April 19th, 2018

1:29:31

1997 begin with Flying Kid Ichihara and Mr. Gannosuke returning to FMW without Tarzan Goto to start the long feud with Hayabusa who went on to debut for All Japan in 1997. Onita met with WWF and Vince McMahon about …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 16: Second half of 1996, Pogo suffers a neck injury, Onita returns to wrestle, IWA folds and much more

April 7th, 2018

1:19:22

Starting the second half of 1996 Mr. Pogo suffers a severe neck injury while wrestling Terry Funk that leads into a retirement storyline, Onita returns to wrestle this time and takes FMW for all they're worth, Hayabusa …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 15: First half of 1996, Onita is back! Hayabusa is at a crossroads, Funk and Quinones return, Toyoda retires, more

March 22nd, 2018

1:30:26

With Hayabusa suffering severe injuries FMW's ace begin 1996 going on the shelf. FMW reverted to what they knew with deathmatches emerging in main events before Atsushi Onita started dropping hints he was coming back …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 14: Second half of 1995, Hayabusa is the ace, IWA King of the Deathmatches, Mr. Pogo leaves and much more

March 8th, 2018

1:21:49

Onita has left FMW and Hayabusa is now the ace with Mike "The Gladiator" Awesome as his main rival as they transition to a new style. IWA puts on their Kawasaki Dream King of the Deathmatches tournament to try and steal …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 13: First half of 1995, Onita retires, Hayabusa emerges, Goto leaves FMW, Cactus Jack, W*ing restarts and so much more

February 9th, 2018

1:26:33

We are at a turning point for FMW. Atsushi Onita has retired from FMW not only as a wrestler but also as the owner of the company. Hayabusa returns to Japan to emerge as the ace of FMW but Tarzan Goto (you won't believe …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 12: Second half of 1994, Terry Funk in IWA, Exploding Pool Deathmatch, the Great Nita, the W*ing Army and more

January 27th, 2018

1:14:02

In the second half of 1994 we discuss, in depth, Terry Funk joining IWA, why his rematches with Onita never happened, Kanemura on the run from the mafia, Hayabusa becoming a star in Mexico, Sabu, the quality of Russian …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 11: First half of 1994, Onita vs. Tenryu, Hayabusa in Mexico, Onita announces his retirement, W*ing closes and IWA rises and more

January 13th, 2018

1:19:25

In our longest episode to date (and we didn't even cover June) we go into the Tenryu vs. Onita Kawasaki match that led into Onita's retirement announcement, what Onita's post FMW plans were initially, W*ing closes while …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 10: Second half of 1993, Matsunaga joins FMW, Hayabusa emerges, W*ing stumbles and more

December 24th, 2017

1:05:51

The second half of 1993 saw FMW reconquer the domain of hardcore wrestling by signing away Matsunaga to begin a feud with Onita. Eiji Ezaki was sent off to Mexico to enter the next phase os his career (and you'll never …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 9: First half of 1993, Terry Funk. exploding rings and Mr. Pogo returns!

December 18th, 2017

1:01:30

1993 saw Onita battling several injuries, business going up and down, Terry Funk coming in for the first exploding ring death match, Mr. Pogo was on the run from the yakuza before returning to FMW for some big money and …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 8: Second half of 1992, AJW, Shoji Nakamaki, Onita Almost Dies

December 1st, 2017

42:44

1992 continued first with All Japan Women invading leading to a series of inter-promotional matches, W*ing continues to bring in new talent and push the limits, Shoji Nakamaki jumps ship and Onita jumps in the river.

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 7: First half of 1992, Fire Deathmatch, Matsunaga and FMW in Mexico and LA

November 16th, 2017

1:18:00

In 1992 FMW was on the move as they ran shows in the USA, Mexico, a Japanese air force base and a jungle island! The feud between Onita and The Sheik heats up, literally, W*ing takes off as Matsunaga rises, tons of new …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 6: Second half of 1991, Kawasaki Stadium, Sabu, Leon Spinks

November 6th, 2017

1:02:14

With Mr. Pogo leaving to form W*ing FMW marched on in 1991. They bet it all and won a Kawasaki Stadium show, they introduced yet another match as an exploding cage deathmatch, Onita became a television star, the future …

The History of FMW with Bahu: Onita Retirement Special (2017)

November 3rd, 2017

13:51

Onita has hung up his boots once again at the age of 60. Bahu and myself talk about the match, the angles leading up to it, the aftermath concerning Onita, Super Fight FMW, Zero 1 and their Explosion divisions and more

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 5: First half of 1991, W*ing, Veritchev and Landmines

October 22nd, 2017

1:04:07

The first half of 1991 had the first landmine deathmatch, Russian Olympic athletes coming in to challenge Onita, Megumi Kudo's popularity exploding, …

The Indie Dub Episode 3 - Eric from The Real Hero Archive on tape trading, Meltzer, streaming sites

October 9th, 2017

1:32:50

Anyone who wants to follow puroresu, Japanese wrestling, knows about The real Hero Archive. It is the largest collection of Japanese wrestling you …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 4: Second half of 1990, Explosion deathmatches, Jose Gonzalez

October 5th, 2017

1:06:20

The second half of 1990 for FMW starts with the first ever explosion death match, Onita going to Puerto Rico for an ugly angle with Jose Gonzalez, the women of FMW finding their place, Mike Awesome and Victor Quinones, …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 3: First half of 1990, Red Bastein, riots, Kurisu, Mr. Pogo

October 1st, 2017

59:06

1990 saw FMW burst onto the scene with some Tokyo Sports Awards. Kurisu, Kendo Nagasaki, Ricky Fuji and finally Mr. Pogo debuted to challenge Onita. Bahu also talks about the talent exchanges with the Mexican promotions …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 2: 1989, the first FMW shows, the debut of barbed wire, FMW's first tour and more

September 16th, 2017

48:17

1989 saw the first shows that would be under the "FMW" banner. We discuss the first two shows in Nagoya and Tokyo headlined by Aoyagi vs. Onita, the …

The Indie Dub Episode 2: Brett Lauderdale talks GCW, NGI, deathmatches, Zandig, DTU and Freedoms and more

September 13th, 2017

51:12

Brett Lauderdale, promoter of Game Changer Wrestling, joins us to discuss his start in the wrestling business, his time with CZW, The Nick Game Invitational Deathmatch Tournament, Tournament of Survival, booking Masashi …

The Indie Dub Episode 1: Steve and Adam Live in Japan: Freedoms, Stardom, Dragon Gate, Basara and more

September 8th, 2017

1:14:14

Welcome to the Indie Dub! Steven and Adam talk about international independent wrestling news, results, analysis and more from Japan, Mexico, the US, …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 1: Onita before FMW, AJPW, feud with Aoyagi, profiles and more

September 3rd, 2017

54:48

Today Bahu joins me to discuss the birth of FMW and you have to go all the way back to when Atsushi Onita started with AJPW as a young boy in 1972. We discuss his early start, excursion to Puerto Rico and Memphis, his …

The History of FMW with Bahu Episode 0: Who is Bahu? FMW Memories, Tremont vs. Onita, Freedoms, Hayabusa, Visiting Japan, More!

September 1st, 2017

1:03:21

In this special 0 episode of "The History of FMW" I introduce Bahu, the American FMW Historian, and we talk about all things FMW, Onita, Hayabusa, the death and rebirth of FMW, the current Japanese deathmatch scene, …

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