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064 - NXT TakeOver: Toronto and SummerSlam 2019 Review!

August 18th, 2019

Canada, you did not disappoint.  WWE NXT TakeOver and SummerSlam 2019 are in the books...and what shows they were!  Seth Rollins conquers Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship!  Adam Cole beats Johnny Gargano!  Io Shirai vs Candace LaRae steals the show!  What were some of oyur favorite beats from the show?  Join us as we chat about all things from these last two PPV shows. Music By John Kiernan. 

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Impact Wrestling (August 9th, 2019) Recap and Review with Curry Doc!

August 16th, 2019

Welcome to the the Impact Wrestling Recap and Review with Curry Doc!  August 9th, 2019's edition had some awesome action.  The card was as follows:

X-Division Champion Jake Crist vs. Aiden Prince – X-Division Championship, Ace Austin vs. Eddie Edwards, Madison Rayne vs. Alexia Nicole, Knockouts Champion Taya Valkyrie w/ John E Bravo vs. Havok – Knockouts Championship Match, Stone Rockwell vs. Nate Madsen, and the Tag Team Champions The North (Ethan Page & Josh Alexander) vs. LAX (Ortiz & Daga) w/ Konnan – Tag Team Championship Match.  Music by John Kiernan.  Check out Impact Wrestling at 10PM on Fridays on Pursuit and on Twitch!

The RawDown - WWE Raw and SmackDown Review (August 12th + 13th, 2019)

August 15th, 2019

Welcome to the Raw . and SmackDown! Live recap and review!   How did the fallout of SummerSlam shakup the shows?  Sasha Banks makes her return!  Braun Strowman sides with Seth Rollins?  Roman Reigns vs. Buddy Murphy?  No rematch for Brock Lesnar?? Listen in to hear what went down on this week's WWE programming.  

063 - NXT TakeOver: Toronto and SummerSlam 2019 Predictions!

August 9th, 2019

Join your boys in their NXT Takeover: Toronto and SummerSlam 2019 predictions!  Will Seth Rollins regain the Universal Championship?  Will Gargano win against Cole?

The NXT Takeover Toronto card is as follows: 2 out of 3 Falls Match for the NXT Championship (first fall is a classic match, second fall is a street fight, third fall stipulation will be decided by William Regal if necessary): Adam Cole vs. Johnny Gargano, NXT Women’s Championship Match: Shayna Baszler vs. Mia Yim, NXT Tag Team Championship Match: Street Profits vs. Undisputed Era, Candice LeRae vs. Io Shirai, Triple Threat Match for the NXT North American Championship: Velveteen Dream vs. Pete Dunne vs. Roderick Strong

The SummerSlam card is as follows: Drew Gulak vs. Oney Lorcan (Cruiserweight Championship), Goldberg vs. Dolph Ziggler, Trish Stratus vs. Charlotte Flair, AJ Styles vs. Ricochet (United States Championship), Finn Balor vs. "The Fiend" Bray Wyatt, Kevin Owens vs. Shane McMahon, Bayley vs. Ember Moon (SmackDown Women's Championship), Kofi Kingston vs. Randy Orton (WWE Championship), Becky Lynch vs. Natalya (Raw Women's Championship, submission match), Brock Lesnar vs. Seth Rollins (Universal Championship).

Impact Wrestling (August 2nd, 2019) Recap and Review with Curry Doc!

August 8th, 2019

Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Impact Wrestling recap with Curry Doc!  We'll be recaping, reviewing and highlighting Impact Wrestling's weekly programming and bringing you our thoughts on one of the hottest promotions in North America.  Impact this week had Wentz vs. Aiden Prince vs. Rohit Raju vs. Chuck Mambo vs. Cody Deaner vs. Petey Williams for the X-Division No. 1 contendership, Tessa Blanchard vs. Madman Fulton, Jessicka Havok vs. John E. Bravo, Ace Austin vs. Stone Rockwell, Moose vs. Fallah Bahh and so much more.  Music by John Kiernan.  Check out Impact Wrestling at 10PM on Fridays on Pursuit and on Twitch!  

The RawDown - WWE Raw and SmackDown Review (August 5th + 6th, 2019)

August 7th, 2019

Who is Roman Reigns attacker?  Does Buddy Murphy sell out Rowan?  We have new WWE Women's Tag Team champions!  Did Vince tear up the SmackDown! Live script 90 minutes before airtime?  Seth Rollins gets demolished by Brock Lesnar...again!  Mike Kanellis pins a pregnant lady for the 24/7 championship?  All that and more on our RawDown: Raw and SmackDown! review for August 5th and 6th.  

NJPW G1 Climax 29 Day 11 & 12 Recap and Review!

August 5th, 2019

Day 11 and 12 of the G1 Climax 29 is in the books!  Your boys JK and F.R.I.D.G.E. recap, review and break down Day 11 & 12's ups and downs.  

Day 11 - Kota Ibushi vs. Bad Luck Fale, Will Ospreay vs. Zack Sabre Jr, Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. EVIL, Kenta vs. SANADA, and Kazuchika Okada vs. Lance Archer.

Day 12 - Jon Moxley vs. Toru Yano, Juice Robinson vs. Tetsuya Naito, Taichi vs. Jay White, Jeff Cobb vs. Shingo Takagi, and Hirooki Goto vs. Ishii. 

 

062 - Blood and Guts In Wrestling: Yes Or No?

August 4th, 2019

Vince McMahon on a recent call said that WWE isn't about "blood and guts" like AEW.  This was also before Brock Lesnar brutalized Seth Rollins with F5 after F5 onto chairs and stretchers.  However, does blood and brutality still have a place in wrestling?  Furthermore, would many of of the great, bloody character developing moments have been as impactful without it?  Also, this episode is dedicated to the one and only Harley Race.  Rest in peace to one of the greatest.  

• I Book It Better - Vince McMahon steps down from WWE!
• Theme: All Night OverDrive (Four Minutes Of Heat Entrance Theme) - John Kiernan, The Armchair Bookers Podcast
• Match Of The Week: Harley Race vs. Andre The Giant

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NJPW G1 Climax 29 Day 9 & 10 Recap and Review!

August 1st, 2019

Day 9 and 10 of the G1 Climax 29 is in the books!  Your boys JK and F.R.I.D.G.E. recap, review and break down Day 8's ups and downs.  

Day 9 - Kota Ibushi vs. Lance Archer, Will Ospreay vs. Bad Luck Fale, Zack Sabre Jr. vs. EVIL, Hiroshi Tanahashi vs. SANADA, and Kazuchika Okada vs. Kenta.

Day 10 - Hirooki Goto vs. Toru Yano, Juice Robinson vs. Tomohiro Ishii, Taichi vs. Jeff Cobb, Jay White vs. Shingo Takagi, and Jon Moxley vs. Tetsuya Naito. 

 

 

The RawDown - WWE Raw and SmackDown Review (July 29 + 30th, 2019)

July 31st, 2019

Welcome to The RawDown - WWE Raw and SmackDown Review (July 29 + 30th, 2019)! There was a lot of exciting happenings this week, hear all about it and catch up on WWE’s weekly programming in this episode.   Seth Rollins gets mauled by the Universal Champion Brock Lesnar!  Roman Reigns gets sneek attacked!  Bray Wyatt and the Fiend appear on SmackDown! Natalya attacks Becky Lynch! All that and more. 

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