Wrestling Podcast About Nothing
Crockett’s Wrestling Intervention & Fake Or 500 Is Back - Episode 189

Crockett’s Wrestling Intervention & Fake Or 500 Is Back - Episode 189

December 9, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas is buried in boxes at the moment, so Chaotic Wrestling's "Firebrand" Brian Fury used this opportunity to take over the podcast from referee Mike Crockett! What was supposed to be a NXT & AEW review show became a confrontation - an intervention of sorts - where Fury gets to the bottom of Crockett's lack of enthusiasm for today's wrestling product. What is Mike's actual position on the current scene, and can Brian help turn him around? A really interesting discussion on what we grew up with and how it relates to what we see on our TV and in the arenas today. From there, Crocksox looks for revenge by challenging Fury to a game of "Fake Or 500"!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is about other people's property, Fury returns to the ring (again) this Friday, and our feud with Kofi Kingston & The New Day begins!

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/maskedwrestlers/status/1193597535614652416?s=20

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Best & Worst Wrestling Factions - Episode 188

Best & Worst Wrestling Factions - Episode 188

December 2, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have been at this for a while - long before Brian Fury came around. While we nurse our turkey hangovers, we're sharing with you some of the best WPAN material from the BDA Radio days. Gang warfare has long been a part of wrestling lore, and we give our takes (Milonas and Crockett, anyway) on the best and the worst of Wrestling Factions! Not only the best, but our favorites! Not only the worst, but the god awful! How does one faction end up as both the best AND the worst? Let The Kingpin Brawler explain this one away in 2017!

Plus, a CLASSIC Promo About Nothing butchering, Milonas buys a mansion, and more social media mysteriousness!

Promo About Nothing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge1hqB-2RkA

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Giving Thanks To Independent Wrestling With Sonny Goodspeed - Episode 187

Giving Thanks To Independent Wrestling With Sonny Goodspeed - Episode 187

November 25, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas is Disney-ing it up, so Chaotic Wrestling's "Firebrand" Brian Fury and referee Mike Crockett invited on a fella who is also chunky, while being funky, New England wrestling veteran Sonny Goodspeed! With Thanksgiving upon us, it's an opportune time to give thanks and praise for all independent wrestling has given us, and what it's giving the talent out there today. Some education on how it used to be, some thoughts on how it is right now, some heartfelt personal stories, and plenty of laughs along the way. Happy Thanksgiving to everyone listening!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is gonna blow, thoughts on RAW in Boston, NXT and AEW, and Fury gets to stage dive at Breaking Point!

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/ovppodcast/status/1194414574029754369?s=20

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Wrestling’s Most Magical Moments - Episode 186

Wrestling’s Most Magical Moments - Episode 186

November 18, 2019

Brian Fury is back from Walt Disney World and feeling the magic, so Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett ease him back into the show by having a discussion on the most magical moments in wrestling history! What instances in wrestling - how ever brief they may have been - really let you forget what you're watching and actually made you FEEL something? We've got some WCW memories, some spellbinding Ring Of Honor stuff, and yes, a few WrestleMania moments as well! Let us know the most enchanting thing you've witnessed as a fan. Plus, the guys share the magic they've personally felt in the ring!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing clowns around, Twitter and Punk thoughts, two minutes on Fury's Disney trip and MILONAS CHANGES HIS INSTAGRAM HANDLE- WHY??

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otLxg26nA4w

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Toxic Twitter & Recent Controversies - Episode 185

Toxic Twitter & Recent Controversies - Episode 185

November 11, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett, sans Brian Fury, are taking a long, hard look at the recent controversies in the wrestling business and how they have blown up on social media. Starting with Saudi Arabia, and the affect "Wrestling Twitter" had on accelerating this story (or non-story?) to astronomical levels. Also the situation with Jordan Myles/ACH, who made headlines by taking WWE to task through his own social media accounts. And one that's close to Brian, the deal with Joey Mercury exposing some of ROH's business on Twitter. Has social media helped or hurt pro wrestling? What affect has the recent wrestling boom had on wrestling talent in regards to their public opinions? Is there any good to come from online wrestling chatter? We get into all that, PLUS, will any good come of the next installment of Search & Destroy, also known as KINGPIN'S MEAN TWEETS?

In addition, this Promo About Nothing gives a big middle finger, Crockett reveals which wrestling show he's actually watching every week and WEIRD SEARCH TERMS returns!

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/roylucier/status/1192286146740420609?s=20

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The Interview With Figures Toy Company’s Chris DePetrillo - Episode 184

The Interview With Figures Toy Company’s Chris DePetrillo - Episode 184

November 4, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett, the WPAN originals, are without Brian Fury this week and instead are talking wrestling figures with the Chief Marketing Officer of independent toy maker Figures Toy Company, Chris DePetrillo! FTC is the company behind Ring Of Honor's action figure line, so I think you can connect the dots on why Milonas wanted to have him on. But really, Chris is a lifelong wrestling fan who has a great story of how he found his way into a job playing with toys. Figures Toy Company not only produces an ROH line, but works with independent talent and wrestling legends to get figures made of them as well! Chris takes us through the entire process, from signing a talent to a contract to product release. Plus, Brian begs to get a Brawler action figure, how they were able to do a figure of WCW's KISS Demon, and the story of the Kevin Steen/Owens figure that sent Vince McMahon through the roof!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is a car crash (literally, but not literally), Crockett designs podcast t-shirts (just not ours), and The Brawler is bilingual?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.facebook.com/totalcrap1/videos/1506517519406143/

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Wrestling’s Best & Worst Costume Changes - Episode 183

Wrestling’s Best & Worst Costume Changes - Episode 183

October 28, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas, Chaotic Wrestling's "Firebrand" Brian Fury and referee Mike Crockett are celebrating Halloween by talking about the super good and SCARY bad costume changes in wrestling's history - in other words, the business' best and worst gimmick changes! For example, Hunter Hearst Helmsley's transition to Triple H could be categorized as one of the best - but what do Mike and the two Brians have on their lists? There's talk of the Brothers of Destruction, one of the Brothers Hardy, a Jive Soul Bro and so many more! What's your favorite or least favorite change of gimmick?

Plus, this Promo About Nothing isn't magnificent, Milonas hates talking on his phone, and Fury disappears!

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/ovppodcast/status/1185252943769026560?s=20

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Ask The Brians Anything - Episode 182

Ask The Brians Anything - Episode 182

October 21, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas, Chaotic Wrestling's "Firebrand" Brian Fury and referee Mike Crockett are all back together again and put the show in YOUR hands! It's our second annual AMA, or more accurately, ABA - Ask The Brians Anything! Subjects include: Selling merch as a heel, strengths and weaknesses of pro wrestling today, favorite New England wrestling venues, beer, undies, receipts, more beer, pizza, running regular wrestling shows in New Hampshire, refs who sell, favorite and least favorite opponents, getting wood, not getting booked, blow-up dolls, the challenges of being a big man, pieces of lard, retirement matches, training success stories, career regrets and so much more! Plus, Dean Malenko hates Milonas! A current WWE NXT Superstar checks in! Crockett LOSES HIS SHIT - literally! And three participants in this ABA get FREE T-SHIRTS and SIGNED PHOTOS from The Brawler!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing doesn't Sting, everyone's going to Disney World, and BrawlDaddy is talking sports!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.facebook.com/MemphisWrestling/videos/733314780449515/

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A Day In The Life Of A WWE Extra & Weirdest Wrestling Venues - Episode 181

A Day In The Life Of A WWE Extra & Weirdest Wrestling Venues - Episode 181

October 14, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are long-time veterans of the podcasting mat wars. That's why in this episode, we're showcasing some killer content from the BDA Radio days that we're betting you haven't heard before. First, take a listen as we recall the Weirdest Venues we've ever seen independent wrestling performed in. Some LITERAL outlaw mudshow stuff. Then, we take you step-by-step through A Day In The Life Of A WWE Extra, back when they were herded in like cattle and treated like dirt. If you're one of the many that missed the BDA bonus days, this is new to you!

Plus, a CLASSIC Promo About Nothing with guests Scotty Slade and Julian Starr, the two Brians may or may not have things to be off celebrating, and stay tuned 'til the end for info on how YOU can participate in next week's WPAN!

Promo About Nothing: https://youtu.be/LzPqpqNFvfk?t=341

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The Nitro Years: The Good, The Bad & The Nothing PLUS MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT - Episode 180

The Nitro Years: The Good, The Bad & The Nothing PLUS MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT - Episode 180

October 7, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas' situation is addressed this week, and referee Mike Crockett and Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) have a MAJOR, MONUMENTAL, EARTH-SHATTERING ANNOUNCEMENT! You gotta hear this to believe it. Once that is over with, in the aftermath or wrestling returning to TNT (and we give our initial thoughts on All Elite Wrestling's Dynamite), we look back at WCW Monday Nitro - The Good, The Bad & The Nothing! From the big things like the New World Order and Sting, to the obscure crap like the fake Tonight Show and bizzaro Hulk Hogan, we talk about stuff we loved, stuff we hated, and stuff that just didn't amount to anything when it comes to World Championship Wrestling in the mid to late 90s!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is not Dragon, we get side-tracked by Jimmy Dean sausage, and Kizarny gets called out (WHAT?)!

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/GrappleClips/status/1167764381033259008?s=20

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The New Era Of Televised Wrestling & Brian Bleeds - Episode 179

The New Era Of Televised Wrestling & Brian Bleeds - Episode 179

September 30, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas was bleeding buckets this past weekend, and referee Mike Crockett and Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) are talking about it! Milonas made a (red) splash in his pay-per-view debut at ROH's Death Before Dishonor - his face a crimson mask as he battled in a Barroom Brawl alongside his Bouncers partner the Beer City Bruiser against Vinny Marseglia & Silas Young. Find out why this was a most surprising turn of events for our old outspoken pal! We also discuss the end of Matt Taven's much-maligned title reign and why some rejected it. From there, we review the new wrestling calendar and the New Era of Televised Wrestling we are entering this week. We'll analyze each day of the week and what you can expect from RAW on USA, Smackdown on FOX, Impact Wrestling on AXS, AEW Dynamite on TNT, NXT on USA, Beyond Wrestling's Uncharted Territory on IndependentWrestling.TV, plus MLW, New Japan, WOW and more!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing is sheety, an update on Crockett's blast from the past, and A MAJOR, MONUMENTAL, EARTH-SHATTERING ANNOUNCEMENT comes next week!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEau2Z2QW_U

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Name Droppers: The Sequel With Jamie Jamitkowski - Episode 178

Name Droppers: The Sequel With Jamie Jamitkowski - Episode 178

September 23, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas has his name here for no reason really, as referee Mike Crockett and Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) harken back to the olden days of the WPAN and Episode 048, The Name Droppers! In that episode, we talked about interesting run-ins we've had with the well-known stars of pro wrestling. Now, some two-and-a-half years later, Fury is sharing some of his tales of rubbing elbows with the legends - and contributing as well is a podcaster in his own right (just not currently) and the former Chaotic Wrestling owner Jamie Jamitkowski (@JamieJUCW)! Hear about how Greg Valentine prepares for a match, which wrestler roams around middle school classrooms naked, more toe talk with Tony Atlas, why Jamie was keeping tabs on Sunny, what everyone wants (that Fury doesn't), what caused John Cena to walk out of a Chaotic show after one match, how Ricky Morton feels about Jerry Lynn's spots, why Big Show lectured a guy at baggage claim and so much more! Many names are dropped and you'll love every minute of it!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is hung over, Crockett's past comes back to haunt him, and everyone's career is over in Woburn, MA!

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/maskedwrestlers/status/1172891910073200640?s=20

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The Interview With Indie Standout Christian Casanova - Episode 177

The Interview With Indie Standout Christian Casanova - Episode 177

September 16, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas is anywhere but here, so referee Mike Crockett and Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) do the damn thing and sit down at the New England Pro Wrestling Academy with one of its standout students - "Top Talent" in Chaotic Wrestling, Beyond Wrestling, Limitless Wrestling and more - Christian Casanova (@Kill4nova)! We chat with the former "Thriller Of New England" about the Michael Jackson gimmick he started with and why it took him so long to shed it, how Crockett's amazing idea for Christian went south, repping that Killanova Culture, working with REY MYSTERIO, getting spots on ROH and EVOLVE shows in the span of a week, and so much more!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing leaves a bad impression, Ivar has a cold one, and guess who's gonna show up on pay-per-view before showing up to do a podcast?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciTDTLKhqAI

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Tarzan Hates King Of The Ring 1995 - Episode 176

Tarzan Hates King Of The Ring 1995 - Episode 176

September 9, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas doesn't show up anymore, so it's referee Mike Crockett and Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) being joined by our oldest pal, one of the hosts of the podcast "Truth, Justice & The New England Pro Wrestling Way" (@prowrestlingway) Matt "Tarzan Taylor" Spectro! It's been over a year since we've reviewed a pay-per-view with Tarzan, and with the King Of The Ring being revived in 2019, we figure why not take a peek back at one of the most reviled KOTR shows from 1995! We get more Savio Vega then anybody could ever handle, a heaping helping of Hendrix, just enough Mr. Backlund, Mabel as a luchador, a vomiting King Lawler and a main event that makes us want to puke!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing eats your ass, Brian & Matt's poor mid-90s fashion choices, and will Milonas EVER be back?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.reddit.com/r/SquaredCircle/comments/azwx5f/after_pastamania_hulk_hogan_was_interested_in/

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Biggest Holy S#!t Moments With Brian Fury & The Ray - Episode 175

Biggest Holy S#!t Moments With Brian Fury & The Ray - Episode 175

September 2, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas is again missing in action, so referee Mike Crockett is joined by permanent guest host Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx), owner of Chaotic Wrestling, and we welcome special first-time guest The Ray from the For The Pops podcast (sometimes) to the show! After we introduce our long time friend and get the pleasantries out of the way, we tackle a fun topic - the biggest HOLY S#!T moments in wrestling history! Does one come immediately to mind? We think we know which one, so we toss that moment off the Cell in the first couple minutes. We dig deep for some of these. From WWF to TNA, from the 80s to the 2000s - what's an obscure moment that made YOU say HOLY BLEEP?

Plus, don't go messin' with this Promo About Nothing, Ray likes tits, and BrawlDaddy is a top guy!

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/maskedwrestlers/status/1165326818750226433

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Inside A Wrestling Fantasy Camp With Brian Fury - Episode 174

Inside A Wrestling Fantasy Camp With Brian Fury - Episode 174

August 26, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas is out gallivanting with the Beer City Bruiser, so referee Mike Crockett called on Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) of the New England Pro Wrestling Academy to give special insight on pro wrestling training. In fact, this Saturday, August 31st is one of the Academy's Fantasy Camps (email neprowrestling@hotmail.com for info), where you can start your wrestling journey, or just try it out for the day with no strings attached. Fury takes us through the entire day - what is expected of participants, what is taught by the trainers - it's basically a crash course in sports entertainment. If you've ever wanted to step in the ring just once, or wanted to give a go at something more, this is the episode for you! 

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is UNACCEPTABLE, we talk AEW vs. NXT, and Sonny takes a piss!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMuvMRbohMA

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Promotional Wars With Brian Fury & Sonny Goodspeed - Episode 173

Promotional Wars With Brian Fury & Sonny Goodspeed - Episode 173

August 19, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have seen the Twitterverse hype. We're on the verge of the next great wrestling war on television between WWE and AEW! So I guess it's time to talk about it! Not only that, but we have our ears to the ground with independent wrestling and have seen back and forth battles between promotions at the local level then and now. Our guests this week have observed it, and been in the thick of it too - Chaotic Wrestling's Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) and the New England Pro Wrestling Hall Of Fame's Sonny Goodspeed! We review some of the tactics that unscrupulous promoters will use when "invading" enemy territory. Plus, we get into the local feud that caused some waves last week, we recall usurpers coming to town and challenging our home promotion, Sonny opening a school in his old trainer's backyard, and a whole lot more! 

Also in this episode, a crushing Promo About Nothing, Milonas causes some real damage in ROH, and Sarge's Tall Tales returns with another whopper!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqV-yUj6Vqs

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Favorite Enhancement Talent & Best and Worst Entrance Themes - Episode 172

Favorite Enhancement Talent & Best and Worst Entrance Themes - Episode 172

August 12, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have done so much podcasting that we're sure you haven't heard all of it. That's why this week, we're sharing some of our absolute best stuff from when we were doing two shows a week for BDA Radio. First, it's our Favorite Enhancement Talent - yes, the "jobbers" as some call them. We grew up on those Saturday morning squashes, so this one holds a special place in our heart. Then, we break down the Best and Worst Entrance Themes in pro wrestling history! So much fun doing these segments back in the day - if you haven't heard these gems, they're new to you!

Plus, an all-time CLASSIC Promo About Nothing, we got voicemail and Brian hopes "Romeo" Roma skips this one!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKzh18yGKo0

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Talking Wrestling Figures With Sean Burke - Episode 171

Talking Wrestling Figures With Sean Burke - Episode 171

August 5, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett grew up as wrestling fans, and wrestling fans love their toys. This week, we're talking all about wrestling figures - NOT DOLLS, figures - and joining us is the man behind the @flexcollects Instagram account, the former Flex Rumblecrunch, our old pal Sean Burke! From the WWF LJNs, to the WWE Mattels, and everything in between, we're sharing our memories of these awesome collectibles. Along the way, we'll get into rubber weapons, moon bellies, vibrating action and a ton more! Plus, we follow up on everything regarding last week's smash hit tribute song to ring announcer Bobby Cruise!

Also, a dandy of a Promo About Nothing, a panty raid, and a WWE NXT star puts Milonas on blast!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5o_mszfXps

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Ring Of Honor Senior Official Todd Sinclair Returns - Episode 170

Ring Of Honor Senior Official Todd Sinclair Returns - Episode 170

July 29, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas has mysteriously vanished, so referee Mike Crockett has gone to his officiating brethren to fill his shoes! ROH head referee Todd "Fatpants" Sinclair is back on the podcast after a long break, and live to tape from the New England Pro Wrestling Academy, we reminisce about all the famous talent that passed through that building over the years. Speaking of buildings, we also get into Todd's perspective on working Madison Square Garden in April, plus his thoughts on the departure of The Elite from Ring Of Honor, fellow ref Paul Turner's exit and the next generation of ROH referees, the role of a senior official, and Todd shares a very personal story of a time something happened to his "Fatpants" during a match! And if that isn't enough, Todd Sinclair brings us the WORLD PREMIERE of a brand-new Bobby Cruise song!

Also this week, a practiced Promo About Nothing, we talk about underwear and hot legs, and did The Bouncers failing to win the titles in Lowell force The Brawler into hiding?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuIVL5aks9U

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(More) Worst Things We Booked & Fake Or 500 Returns - Episode 169

(More) Worst Things We Booked & Fake Or 500 Returns - Episode 169

July 22, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have booked wrestling, and they've booked some good wrestling... and they've booked some god awful wrestling. This week, we are looking back at some of the worst stuff we put out there as bookers of an independent organization. What returning tag team's music caused the crowd to go "huh?" How does a woman with a broken arm keep her cast so bright and clean? What happened after Milonas hit a whoopie cushion and his knee made a fart noise? Get the answers to these odd questions and more as we talk BAD BOOKING! Plus, it's a fan-favorite segment's long-awaited return - Mike finds the weirdest wrestler listings in the year 2000s PWI 500, and makes up a few too, and we see if The BrawlKing can tell the difference - it's Fake Or 500!

Also in this episode, a Promo About Nothing where the rap is crap, panties on our website (?), and we shine the spotlight on a bunch of local guys making good!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL7DCyPQ1g0

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The Interview With Director of “350 Days” Fulvio Cecere - Episode 168

The Interview With Director of “350 Days” Fulvio Cecere - Episode 168

July 15, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are wrestling documentary guys. In fact, we talked about our favorites in episode 160! We've just seen a great new doc called "350 Days" and now we're speaking with executive producer and director of the film, Fulvio Cecere. The movie explores the highs and lows of the territory days through interviews with major names from the era. Fulvio has some major stars involved like Bret Hart, "Superstar" Billy Graham, Greg "The Hammer" Valentine, Tito Santana and so many more, and we detail some of the jaw-dropping things they said about the fast times of the 1980s in particular. As an actor, did Fulvio relate to the talent he was speaking with? What was one of the most shocking lines uttered in "350 Days" (and it has to do with...lines)? And we talk about the never-before-seen strange-as-hell footage of the legendary Killer Kowalski that turns up in the movie! Go to 350daysthemovie.com for details on how you can see this amazing documentary!

Plus, a flowery Promo About Nothing, how things went south in the midwest, and be there on Sunday to see The Bouncers win the ROH World Tag Team Titles live in Lowell!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIK1yvraUu0

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Wrestling’s Strangest Things & A Chaotic RAW - Episode 167

Wrestling’s Strangest Things & A Chaotic RAW - Episode 167

July 8, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett took a break in between episodes of "Stranger Things" on Netflix, and the Mind Flayer forced us to record a podcast about the Strangest Things we can think of in pro wrestling! Strange characters, angles, strange wrestling tropes and a whole lot more - what's your pick for Wrestling's Strangest Thing? Also in this episode, we discuss the deep personal meaning behind the Viking Raiders and New Day match from last week's RAW!

Plus, a Promo About Nothing that's full of bull, creeps are still coming to our website, and the location of The Bouncers' ROH World Tag Team Title match revealed (HINT: It's local)!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SaJcmsQW0g

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Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Central States Wrestling (1984) - Episode 166

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Central States Wrestling (1984) - Episode 166

July 1, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are back together, AND back on "the road" watching territorial wrestling television from every region 'til we see them all! "Truckin' Thru The Territories" brings us to the Midwest for Central States Wrestling in the year 1984 - and we're digging it! Well, except for the denim referee. We see Kamala vs. King Kong Bruiser Brody, plus an unFantastic Tommy Rogers, an underachieving Dusty Wolfe, a standard Flair promo, a helluva talent pool, an orthopedic boot, video tape voodoo, Rock N' Roll Rick & Ruben and a ton more!   

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing figures, we talk about BrawlDaddy's big weekend, initial thoughts on the Heyman & Bischoff news, and Mike recounts his two weeks of turmoil while away from the show!

Central States Wrestling from January 28, 1984: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-50SfdWxUY

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj90mlkr9rg 

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The Rookies Of The Academy With Brian Fury - Episode 165

The Rookies Of The Academy With Brian Fury - Episode 165

June 24, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas is without referee Mike Crockett once again, so the permanent guest host of the WPAN, the owner of Chaotic Wrestling and owner/head trainer of the New England Pro Wrestling Academy Brian Fury (@xbrianxfuryx) steps in to help take an interesting look at his trainees. Recorded from the Academy during training, we grill three of Fury's students as they begin their pro wrestling journeys. First, it's Brad Lewis, a collegiate wrestler who made his pro debut recently as Charlie Cashew. Yes, Charlie Cashew. Then we hear from Jason Peppe, a former MMA fighter who entered last week's Chaotic Countdown under the name Alejandro. Finally, we talk with Anthony Brogna, a touring rapper in a previous life, who has begun making waves in Chaotic and elsewhere as Royce Bishop of Killanova Inc. In this episode, you'll get some amazing insight on the early stages of a pro wrestling career that us grizzled vets can't give you!

Plus, a dream Promo About Nothing that becomes a nightmare, Milonas politics for a match with Dan Maff, and... can you be TOO tan?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zUMco0j8WQ

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The Art Of Tag Team Wrestling With #BTTPod’s Mike Mills - Episode 164

The Art Of Tag Team Wrestling With #BTTPod’s Mike Mills - Episode 164

June 18, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas is joined this week by longtime podcasting compatriot Mike Mills from Booking The Territory (The Unprofessional Wrestling Podcast - @BTT_Podcast) to discuss something that a Southerner like Mike is a fan of, and a Northerner like Brian watched die - tag team wrestling! Listen in as the discuss the best era for tag teams in history, what happened in later years, some of their favorite teams, a couple of "hidden gem" favorite tag team matches to seek out and much more!

Plus, a Promo About... Something, more on Paul Roma as a Horseman, and over an hour's worth of Mike Crockett burials!

Promo About Nothing: https://youtu.be/NT5znyAs7K4?t=2995

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NE Fan Fest Reflections & Pro Wrestling Schools - Episode 163

NE Fan Fest Reflections & Pro Wrestling Schools - Episode 163

June 13, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett got this episode recorded just in time to release on Monday, but as you now know, that didn't happen. But here it is - Brian's recap of his weekend at (the hotel that hosted) the New England Pro Wrestling Hall Of Fame and the New England Fan Fest that followed! Hear about his run-ins with Greg Valentine, Tony Atlas, Mario Mancini, Tatanka, Gary Michael Cappetta, the Four Horsemen, and his new best friend, Paul "Romeo" Roma! Then, from there, we look at the vast sea of pro wrestling schools in the New England area - from the days of Killer Kowalski's Institute of Professional Wrestling to the tons of training facilities today that probably owe a debt of gratitude to the Killer!

Plus, a whack packin' Promo About Nothing, perverts are disappointed in our website, and The Bouncers are your number one contenders to the ROH World Tag Team Titles!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZMiyZxiNpM

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Truckin’ Thru The Territories: WWA (1982) - Episode 162

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: WWA (1982) - Episode 162

June 3, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are watching a different regional wrestling television show every month 'til we see them all! "Truckin' Thru The Territories" brings us to Indianapolis for Dick The Bruiser's World Wrestling Association! Hear about Morty Seinfeld on commentary, a referee so fast he counts to 4, Ab-DULL-ah the Faker, the heeliest of heels doing heel stuff, and the Whiz in a mask, plus Milonas getting reacquainted with his old manager Ox Baker, Dick and Nick,  awful in-ring action and non-finishes galore!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing is your daddy, Brian on AEW's first effort and we're getting Brawl Daddy over!

WWA All Star Championship Wrestling from July 10, 1982: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAg1jSfuZq8

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vaKGtHiJvo 

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The Return of Matt “Tarzan Taylor” Spectro (and Julian Starr) - Episode 161

The Return of Matt “Tarzan Taylor” Spectro (and Julian Starr) - Episode 161

May 27, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett welcome back one of our most popular guests, the one and only Matt "Tarzan Taylor" Spectro and he's joined by another notable New England wrestling name, Julian Starr - and they've got an announcement to make! But before that, we clear the air after Brian's recent tirade upon hearing (some of) an appearance Tarzan made on the "Let The Chaos Begin" podcast. We'll also talk to Julian about his TWO exits from wrestling and why he's back now as a commentator. Plus, how do they feel about the booming indy wrestling industry and do they think they bowed out too early? And yeah, that announcement... that will make New England pro wrestling fans very happy!

Also this week, a magical Promo About Nothing, The Brawler assaults a little person, and the survey is still live and we need YOUR opinions about the WPAN! tinyurl.com/WPANsurvey

Promo About Nothing: https://twitter.com/roylucier/status/1131789348557402112

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Best Wrestling Documentaries & Travel Day From Hell - Episode 160

Best Wrestling Documentaries & Travel Day From Hell - Episode 160

May 20, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett take you to the movies this week - not to Endgame, because Crockett went over the weekend - but we're gonna do the Siskel & Ebert gimmick with wrestling documentaries! There's some great stuff out there right now, and we'll break that down too, but we are looking back at the all-time greatest docs out there: WWE produced stuff, independently produced features, even mainstream commercial pictures. Which WWE doc might have been the first and is probably the best? What little-known film about a comedian is a stellar wrestling doc pick? Who is the Vince McMahon of backyard wrestling? And finally, which wrestling documentaries are Mike & Brian's number one picks? Also, Brian The Brawler shares his travel story as he tried to get to Grand Rapids for Ring Of Honor in one piece!

Plus, a totally bogus Promo About Nothing, we talk Tommaso & Dijak(ovic) injuries, we celebrate THREE YEARS of podcasting, and we ask you to take our friggin' survey! tinyurl.com/WPANsurvey

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddCqgFuIimc

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First Day Of Wrestling School, Worst Stuff We Booked & Our Worst Matches - Episode 159

First Day Of Wrestling School, Worst Stuff We Booked & Our Worst Matches - Episode 159

May 13, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have done a lot of podcasting - just about three years' worth, in fact - and a lot of it, you may have missed. This week, we're sharing some of the personal tales we told on our companion podcast for BDA Radio in 2017, and if you haven't listened to those gems, it's new to you! First, Milonas recounts his very first day at the Chaotic Training Center (now the New England Pro Wrestling Academy) and why he almost stopped before he even really started. Then, we've both had the opportunity to book angles for Chaotic Wrestling and we reveal the worst stuff we ever booked! And finally, we admit, they haven't all been winners - the worst matches we've ever been involved in! Join us as we bare our souls AGAIN on the WPAN.

Plus, saddle up for an all-time CLASSIC Promo About Nothing, Brian's travel woes and HEY YO, help us out by taking this survey! tinyurl.com/WPANsurvey

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxxQR5n1SCk

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Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Big Time Wrestling (1978) - Episode 158

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Big Time Wrestling (1978) - Episode 158

May 6, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are back on "the road", watching territorial wrestling television shows from every region 'til we see them all! "Truckin' Thru The Territories" brings us back to the States and Detroit's Big Time Wrestling from 1978! This show will answer the questions, "What does a lock-up tell you about a match?" and "Can a noogie get over in the late 70s?" Plus, we'll get into the unaswered questions of, "Were the Funks born 40 years old?", "What's Phillip Seymour Hoffman doing at Detroit TV?", "What the hell is collegiate wrestling doing on a pro wrestling show?" and "Why in God's name are your Big Time announcers INSIDE A STEEL CAGE?!?"

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing hits a sour note, a shout-out to a talent recently signed to a contract, and IT'S SURVEY TIME! Take the survey and let us know your thoughts on the podcast: tinyurl.com/WPANsurvey

Big Time Wrestling (Detroit) from October 1978: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYXvak7qBYY

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYJUTAZigPU 

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More Goodness With Sonny Goodspeed - Episode 157

More Goodness With Sonny Goodspeed - Episode 157

April 29, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Brawler" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are bringing back a favorite of the fans and workers alike, the one and only Sonny Goodspeed to share more of his story, and whatever other stories we can get out of him. Included in this fantastic conversation: Tony Atlas' various proclivities, what happens when an indy wrestler hits the Powerball, more Lobsterman, does good vs. evil still sell tickets, the differences between working matches today and in the past, the evolving heel and babyface roles, plus Sonny's run in the tag team Chunky But Funky, his ill-fated stint in Chaotic Wrestling and why he was so uncomfortable there, why he slowed down on bookings and so much more!

Also, a Promo About Nothing featuring the Yucky Mans, Sonny marvels at the Milonas compound, and speaking of Marvel, who would spoil Avengers: Endgame to get heat at a wrestling show (NO SPOILERS)?

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbvMbLiQLr8

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WWF’s New Generation: The Good, The Bad & The Nothing - Episode 156

WWF’s New Generation: The Good, The Bad & The Nothing - Episode 156

April 22, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett take a deep dive into an era of the WWF that is rarely talked about on the WPAN - The New Generation! Bridging the gap between the Golden and Attitude Eras, 1993-1997 WWF is much-maligned by wrestling pundits, but you can count on us to discuss the Good, as well as the Bad, and the Nothing of this underrated time period. Hear our grades on Yokozuna, Razor Ramon, Diesel as WWF Champion, the departure of Hulk Hogan, the return of the Ultimate Warrior, Billionaire Ted, Salvatore Sincere, plus the best long-term story of the era and more!

Also this week, watch this Promo About Nothing from dick height, Sarge is at it again, and we remind everyone of the real story with The Viking Experience's RAW debut!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQL0bAo5nQ4

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The G1 Madness & The Manias - Episode 155

The G1 Madness & The Manias - Episode 155

April 15, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have done what few other pro wrestling podcasters do - ease up on content in the hottest season of the year. But we're making it up to you by going back and talking about everything that's been going on, including a recap of Brian Milonas presents LSW's Astromania and a recap of Crockett's quest to make it there, The Kingpin's experience at G1 Supercard from Madison Square Garden including thoughts on Matt Taven as the new ROH World Champion, plus we marvel at KofiMania and so much more! 

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is hot off the griddle, Mike greets his new neighbors with the broad side of a UHaul truck, and The Kingpin wants you to be positive about pro wrestling!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5VAFtaxZjA

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Quick Thoughts On G1 Supercard

Quick Thoughts On G1 Supercard

April 8, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett check in quickly in this, the busiest of times, to get Brian's initial take on wrestling in Madison Square Garden on Saturday night and mixing it up with the legendary Jushin "Thunder" Liger, among others. We apologize for the brevity of this episode but we'll be back with a regular edition of the WPAN next week!

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Best Mania Entrance, Best Mania Main Event & Kofi, The Early Year(s) - Episode 154

Best Mania Entrance, Best Mania Main Event & Kofi, The Early Year(s) - Episode 154

April 1, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett picked the worst possible time to have the busiest time of their lives. Although we're heading into wrestling's biggest week, we sadly can't record a full new episode. But never fear, we've got some great audio you've probably never heard before to help you get in the Mania mood! To start, we debate the best entrance in WrestleMania history, and there's a bunch of them. Once the bell rings, though, who had the best main event match? This discussion on which of Mania's final matches reigns supreme is unprecedented! Lastly, days before his biggest shot on the biggest stage, we share our story of seeing Kofi Kingston's rise from the very beginning here on the New England independents.

Plus, an all-time CLASSIC Promo About Nothing, Brian's match confirmed for G1 Supercard and much more!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzOCLC42o7U&t

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Running A Live Wrestling Show In 2019 - Episode 153

Running A Live Wrestling Show In 2019 - Episode 153

March 25, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are about to participate in Milonas' first venture as a promoter, AstroMania in Derry, New Hampshire this Saturday night, and in these final moments, we're going to talk about everything that goes into running a pro wrestling event in 2019. How was his partnership with Todd Sople and Liberty States Wrestling forged, and what were the benefits when it came to the bottom line? How did they pull off such a great venue? What's with the state athletic commission? Get a crash course on promoting (as well as find out what the ORIGINAL plan for The Bouncers was) as Brian recounts his journey to the big show this weekend at Pinkerton Academy.

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is other-worldly, The Kingpin goes BALLISTIC on another wrestling podcast, and we say goodbye to Elwood "Big Woody" Apt.

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybNBsTmeqzA

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Favorite WrestleMania Moments - Episode 152

Favorite WrestleMania Moments - Episode 152

March 18, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are getting ready for the biggest pro wrestling spectacle of the year, but enough about G1 Supercard from Madison Square Garden. This week, we're recalling the moments that have been etched onto our brains from WWE's signature event. They've been dubbed "WrestleMania moments" and we talk about that term, the emotion that makes a "moment", and what happens when you try to manufacture one. Then we delve into some of our favorites - from Hogan, to Rock, to Austin, to Shawn, to Bret (kind of) and more! What's your favorite Mania moment? Plus, we check in with Leo Connors, who hosts his own TV show where he's talking the New England indies!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is a mother-f*cker, the latest on Brian Milonas presents LSW's AstroMania, and Crockett has a dirty shirt!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2mG7mIijqA

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The Interview With Ring Of Honor Ambassador Cary Silkin - Episode 151

The Interview With Ring Of Honor Ambassador Cary Silkin - Episode 151

March 11, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are celebrating this week's 17th Anniversary event for Ring Of Honor by sitting down with the former owner of the company, Cary Silkin (@rohcary)! We discuss with ROH's Ambassador his fandom growing up and his affinity for Madison Square Garden, where the company runs for the first time on April 6th. He was actually at the first WrestleMania there, and he's got a fun story of how he actually got into the building! How did Cary end up in Puerto Rico doing a wrestling magazine? You'll find out. Of course, he goes into his history with Ring Of Honor - buying in, witnessing all the great moments and watching all the great stars, hanging out with legends like Bobby Heenan, Mick Foley and Bruno Sammartino, hanging with the not-so-legendary Bobby Cruise and Todd Sinclair, selling to Sinclair Broadcasting and so much more!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is electric, our thoughts on Tommaso Ciampa's setback, and Brian shares his big news with someone else first!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDz8pY3TnK4

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Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Maple Leaf Wrestling (1984) - Episode 150

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: Maple Leaf Wrestling (1984) - Episode 150

March 4, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are watching a different regional wrestling television show every month 'til we see them all! "Truckin' Thru The Territories" has been taking us through Canada, and now we're in Toronto for Maple Leaf Wrestling from 1984! The Tunneys have willingly given in to the WWF by this point and this show is chock full of mid-80s WWF good(?)ness. Hear about the surprising Sal Bellomo, the dynamic Billy Red Lyons, the subdued Hulkster, the pre-revolution WWF Ladies Tag Team Champions, the bucking horse, the unintelligible Andre The Giant, the abbreviated Piper's Pit, the singing of Russia The Beautiful and so much more! Plus, we check in on some of our peers from New England and what's going on in their lives this peak wrestling season!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing falls flat on its face, a shout out to a friend having a rough time, and Slaughter's at it again - more of Sarge's Tall Tales!

Maple Leaf Wrestling from September 22, 1984: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obcOWw0-onc

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7Q4EVpIFIk 

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The Interview With New England Veteran “Fabulous” Johnny Vegas - Episode 149

The Interview With New England Veteran “Fabulous” Johnny Vegas - Episode 149

February 25, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are joined this week by a LONGER-time veteran of the New England independent mat wars, "Fabulous" Johnny Vegas! Johnny started in radio and got into wrestling to be a humble announcer, but before long he was managing and then, of course, became a full-fledged dastardly heel wrestler. Johnny takes us through his time in John McAdam's UCW, training at Champs Arena in Salisbury, MA with Big City Mike, and his managerial roles as Mr. French and Fabulous Frenchie before eventually breaking in as Johnny Vegas in the ring for Jeff "Lobsterman" Costa! Hey, is he still the authority figure in Chaotic Wrestling? SPOILER: No one knows. Then, in the closing moments, Johnny recounts his experience being a part of "John Cena, This Is Your Life" on WWE RAW in 2011!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing has a lot of bad habits, names are named when talking more indy politics, and we wonder how Collision Rules A$$hole!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebN17xoJbLg

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Indy Wrestling Politics & Brian’s New Moniker! - Episode 148

Indy Wrestling Politics & Brian’s New Moniker! - Episode 148

February 18, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett reflect on their long histories in the New England independent scene to give examples of the politics of pro wrestling, even on this small scale. From the tug-of-war between rival promotions - banning people from doing other shows, tearing down posters, running opposition on the same night on the same street, even VANDALIZING the property of competition - to the interpersonal political game in one promotion's locker room - refusing to do jobs, lobbying to bookers, the backstage hierarchy, referees jockeying for position - we discuss a lot, including Milonas' response to accusations of using politics to keep people out of his home promotion! PLUS, big news out of Brian's trip to Florida for Ring Of Honor: He's got a NEW NAME!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing will beat you like woah-eyed matches, Crockett's got his ticket to MSG and Kingpin talks about his debut on the Art Of Wrestling with Colt Cabana!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LvDAGB9m13U

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Worst Gimmick Matches & More On The ROH Reveal - Episode 147

Worst Gimmick Matches & More On The ROH Reveal - Episode 147

February 11, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett have some match types that they love, and some that they don't. This time out, we're giving our thoughts on the Worst Types Of Gimmick Matches in wrestling! What specialty matches are especially bad? We'll give our answers and even site examples to make our point. Also, Brian reacts to the reaction to his exclusive reveal last week that he is now under Ring Of Honor Wrestling contract, we clear up some confusion about the deal, discuss the current plight of the independents in the current contract-happy climate, and much more!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is bootylicious, YES, AstroMania is happening, and be a Pin-Head and win a shirt!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDQaILK7oRY

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PHASE TWO & Truckin’ Thru The Territories: International Wrestling (1986) - Episode 146

PHASE TWO & Truckin’ Thru The Territories: International Wrestling (1986) - Episode 146

February 4, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett WILL answer the question, after the mysterious posts on social media, "What is PHASE TWO?" What does it mean for the podcast and/or your fearless hosts? But first, on the first Monday of each month, we are watching regional wrestling television shows of the 70s and 80s, one territory at a time 'til we see them all! This time, "Truckin' Thru The Territories" takes us north to Montreal, Quebec for International Wrestling, also known as Lutte Internationale, from the year 1986! We're talking fiery babyfaces, pushing the promoter's son, Steve Strong being weak, Brian playing bingo, Ricky Martel is Carrottop, referees making it about themselves, Scott Hog, and the true story of how Vince systematically destroyed this promotion too!

Plus, this Promo About Nothing sees three trash cans, Milonas gives up on football, and BUY OUR SHIRT to get a call!

International Wrestling from June 21, 1986: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exxh_h3mtpM

Promo About Nothing: https://www.facebook.com/gfetty/videos/10157457204316393/

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GOATs, Championships & The Super Bowl With Rundown Wrestling Podcast’s Jason Stuart - Episode 145

GOATs, Championships & The Super Bowl With Rundown Wrestling Podcast’s Jason Stuart - Episode 145

January 28, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are gearing up for the Super Bowl (mostly) and it sparked thoughts about not only football championships, but championship titles in pro wrestling. When the debates are happening about the greatest of all time, we think not only about Tom Brady, but about the GOATs of the wrestling world as well. So with the help of one of Milonas' online rivals, Jason Stuart of the Rundown Wrestling Podcast & Rundown Wrestling Network (@rundownnetwork), we talk about the importance of wrestling titles and name our picks for wrestling's GOAT! Will you agree? And of course, we leave time for Brian and Jason to bitterly chat about the big game on Sunday!

Plus, hey man, check it out, it's the Promo About Nothing, more on JYD's gimmick, and we talk so little about the Royal Rumble, you'll swear we recorded way in advance!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MLW_jR84QU

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The Ever-Changing Landscape Of New England Wrestling - Episode 144

The Ever-Changing Landscape Of New England Wrestling - Episode 144

January 21, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett take a deep dive into the New England pro wrestling scene and how it's changed over the years. Inspired by the WWE Network's recent Hidden Gems featuring Hanson and Tommaso Ciampa, we look at what it took in the early 2000s to get booked for TV in New England. Crockett discusses the "three islands" of local independent wrestling he learned about when first attending shows in 1991. Hear about The Kingpin's early days working for Tony Atlas in Maine, and how Limitless Wrestling really changed the reputation of wrestling in Vacationland. Also, we highlight Beyond Wrestling and what its increased exposure has meant for NXT in particular. We touch on just about everything in this in-depth discussion on New England independent wrestling! Plus, we're rebranding Making Towns Or Made-up Clowns - play along with Milonas in a game of "FAKE OR 500"!

Also this week, this Promo About Nothing is nonsense and we love it, Kingpin the promoter finally promotes, and the verdict is in on "The Doctor Of Style's" occupation!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EShWCLcB3c

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Favorite Gimmicks Of The 1980s - Episode 143

Favorite Gimmicks Of The 1980s - Episode 143

January 14, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett are putting the gimmick in the gimmick and going back to the 80s! We're looking at the golden era of wrestling and talking about our Favorite Gimmicks of this fondly-remembered time period. How do we narrow it down? What are our number one choices? We're sure to make some Southern wrestling fans mad. What's your pick for the 1980s best gimmick?

Plus, this Promo About Nothing is awkward, mate, Kingpin discusses the first ROH TV without The Elite, the weird backlash to the AEW rally, and Baby Playboy arrives!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cO2ePi_bpHY

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Truckin’ Thru The Territories: WWWF (1977) - Episode 142

Truckin’ Thru The Territories: WWWF (1977) - Episode 142

January 7, 2019

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett bring you the first of a new feature on the WPAN. We're watching regional wrestling television shows of the 70s and 80s, one territory a month 'til we see them all! The first "Truckin' Thru The Territories" starts at home with the Northeast and the World Wide Wrestling Federation as we review WWWF Championship Wrestling from May of 1977. We have a new World Champion and we have unpolished Vince, the atomic drop as a finish, the original Moose Monroe, Iraqi Native Americans, inept enhancement talent, plus Milonas wants baby oil and more!

Also in this episode, this Promo About Nothing is dedicated to a legend lost, adding One To Watch in 2019 and Crockett makes his AstroMania plans!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7lHGyV7jTg

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Ones To Watch In 2019 & The Last Shuffle? - Episode 141

Ones To Watch In 2019 & The Last Shuffle? - Episode 141

December 31, 2018

Ring Of Honor Wrestling's "The Kingpin" Brian Milonas and referee Mike Crockett toast to the year 2018 and look ahead to wrestling in the new year with a segment they're calling "Ones To Watch"! Which stars in WWE, ROH and the independents are fixing to have a break-out year in 2019? We share our expert opinions. Plus, after an extennnnded hiatus, our signature segment the Dirt Sheet Shuffle is back, but if Brian can crack the code again, will it ever return?

Also this week, the Promo About Nothing is live, pal, we discuss the year that was for the WPAN and what to look forward to in 2019, and The Kingpin reveals more about his controversial Chaotic Wrestling promo on JT Dunn!

Promo About Nothing: https://www.wwe.com/videos/sid-wants-a-redo-in-your-house-may-14-1995

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