8-3-18: WWE signing guys to hurt indys? Could an NJPW-ROH-Impact merger work? Big Cass’s new name?

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  • This week on WWR, a huge Big Cass name change story
  • Plus is WWE signing guys just to hurt the indys with no real plans for them (possible examples being Dijak, Lio Rush, Gallows and Anderson, Asuka). With rumors about WWE being interested in Pentagon and Fenix, could they too be added to that list?
  • Also, should NJPW, ROH and Impact merge to help compete with WWE as this could lead to a show on a major network?
  • We discuss all that and more on Wrestling Without Reason. Be sure to comment and like us on FB, Twitter, Soundcloud, Apple… just everywhere you see our name.

 

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7-27-18: How a Women’s PPV can succeed, Randy Orton only good as a heel, Why being the “Main Event” really sucks

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  • We talk about the All Women’s PPV announcement and discuss how to make it a success.
  • Seth Rollins commented this week about how he wasn’t phased by the chanting during his 30 minute iron match but that it did affect Dolph Ziggler so we discuss why being the “Main Event” of these long as hell PPV’s might actually be detriment.
  • Can Randy Orton ever be good as a babyface? We talk about all the wrestlers who for some reason are terrible as a face yet amazing as heels.
  • A quick recap of the Miz and Mrs. premiere.
  • A rundown of the best things coming out of Comic Con in our entrainment segment and why Jeremy hates the Luke Cage Netflix show so much

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7-20-18: Is UFC taking over WWE? Wrestling categories game, When chanting goes bad

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  • This weeks show starts with a quick Extreme Rules review.
  • We discuss if UFC is taking over WWE since UFC/MMA stars like Brock, Ronda, Lashley, Shayna, are all main eventing in WWE leaving guys who are strictly wrestlers left in the dust. We discuss if this a good thing for wrestling.
  • We play our original Wrestling Categories game. A wrestling related category is given like “Tag Team Jannetty’s”, and Cam and Randy have to give answers until the timer runs out. The winner is the last to answer before it does.

Since the Seth-Dolph match was so disrupted by fans chanting with the clock, we ask if disrespectful chanting ok in a wrestling environment.

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7-13-18: RAW live recap, Ask Vince, nWo Anniversary tribute, Extreme Rules/G1 preview

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  • We discuss the lack luster RAW live in Boston that we attended which happened to be the lowest rated RAW in history.
  • Vince McMahon himself stops by to give us his explanation on why RAW is dropping in the ratings. I
  • t is the 22nd anniversary of the nWo so we talk about our favorite segments, why it died and how it continues to impact the industry today as the Bullet Club.
  • Lastly, we go over the top matches of the G1 Climax tourney for this weekend and the Extreme Rules PPV. The extreme rules talk brings up a discussion about why Rusev as a main eventer may fail despite fans loving to chant Rusev Day.

 

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WWR Interview: Hanson from NXT’s War Raiders

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Listen to our interview with Hanson from NXT’s War Raiders from October of last year (pre-NXT). He talks about his early career, the WWE Cease and Desist letter to the Bucks, his future plans involving WWE and more!

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7-6-18: Bret Hart wants to boycott HOF, What’s the future of WWE title, That’s My Line!

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  • On this week’s episode, our main discussion is about comments Bret Hart made about boycotting the WWE Hall of Fame until people who are more deserving start getting put in like his brother, Owen Hart and Dynamite Kid.
  • We also play a new game called That’s My Line! which tests your knowledge of famous promos.
  • Then we discuss the future of the WWE championship including how long AJ’s run should last and when is it time for DB to hold the title again.
  • We also talk about the new season of GLOW and WWE’s insistence in making RAW all about Roman even though he is disliked by most.

 

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