Wisemen Wrestling Podcast

Wisemen Wrestling Podcast

By Wisemen Wrestling Podcast
3 #wrestling smarks from #Chicago with mics, bagel bites and hot takes! @mrparedes @theshaunsays @jrela2000
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Crown Elevation (Corona Escalera!!!)
Wisemen discuss the fallout of Corona Virus across sports and professional wrestling, have a discussion about music, and talk about pro-wrestling fandom.
2:28:48
March 15, 2020
Some More Good Shhh...
In part 2 of our mega episode, we talk Corona Virus ( and Iceland, the inevitable issue with Tessa Blanchard as Impact champ, the right and wrong way to use a legend on TV, "The Wellness Policy", and more banter.
1:18:37
March 13, 2020
Some Good Shhh...
2 Part mega show to make up for missing last weeks. In tis section we talk AEW Revolution, C2E2, Matt Hardy, The Walmart Boys, and Uncle Dave's 2019 Awards......or basically Christ Jericho appreciation. "1-900-Hustler" Jay-z, Beanie Segal, Freeway, and Memphis Bleek
2:07:19
March 8, 2020
Wednesday Night Meditation
With all of frustration amd heat over the events of Super Showdown and the build to Wrestlemania, The Shaun suggests a moment of clarity and attempts to bring us all back to a state of calm.
11:29
March 5, 2020
The True Flair Legacy
A small bit about Charlotte's legacy as an in-ring performer.
10:55
March 4, 2020
No Jackhammer Needed.
We were busy this week just like the wrestling industry, but we still couldn't let this week pass without getting some stuff off our chest. We maybe tabling AEW Revolution, C2E2, NXT, ROH, the Corona Virus, and wrestling Twitter losinf their minds, but we couldn't let a few things wait that long. Here's a collections of our individual thoughts pieced together with mad beats provided my Anchor.fm for a short episode of the Wisemen Wrestling Podcast and we'll talk to you next week.
1:08:13
March 2, 2020
What the f*%k, WWE?
Quick reaction by Ray regarding today’s Super Showdown event smh
14:49
February 27, 2020
A Moment for The True Queens of Wrestling
The Wisemen take a moment to recognize and celebrate the contributions and progress made by women of color currently in wrestling.
03:01
February 27, 2020
Be a Craig, Don't Be A D*ck
Big show this week talking a lot of news and rumors surrounding WrestleMania as it stands, the Wednesday night shows, Cody's press call that dealt with criticisms of Nyla Rose, a question to Booker T, and some takes on boxing and baseball.
2:31:03
February 23, 2020
Rose are red, Black eyes are blue
The Wisemen celebrate all the women driven wrestling news this week, talk NXT Takover Portland, discuss the state of Rusev Day and the even dire circumstances for Cedric Alexander. "Michelle" By Raposdy X Elle Varner
2:02:47
February 17, 2020
Alexa. Who is Mallory Weiss?
We talk about the XFL, pay homage to the great J Dilla, then get straight into New Japan news. We learn about Malloy Weiss Syndrome, gush over future NJPW shows including Madison Square Garden return Summer Slam weekend. We get excited about new prospects Killer Kross and Tim Thatcher in WWE, decypher Edge's new contract whilst examining what is considered a "career ending" injury. We also take a stab at booking EC3 from purgatory to prominence. We also give props to Bianca Belair and Cody Rhodes and wag the finger at the internet for picking on Paige. Contains music "Upside Down" by Royce Da 5'9 feat Benny the Butcher and "Playas" by Slum Village
2:22:46
February 10, 2020
Booker Says Take The Money
Booker T has some advice for The Revival concerning their current contract situation. Thank God Jarrod has some advice for The Revival as well.
13:53
February 5, 2020
Kayfabe Stocks
WWE stock price takes a dive admist of some questionable moves in the front office.  Meanwhile The Revival still want out, the universe may be over Becky Lynch, and Brock might just be the in-ring GOAT. The WISEMEN discuss. "General Patton" By Big Boi
1:42:29
February 3, 2020
24
After paying respects to Kobe, we talk aboout Becky's statement, Rey Mysterio's sacrifice for Andrade and a Mania moment, FITE TV making moves, Impact's blunders, Adam Blaimed, Mustafa Ali, and all the PPVs of the weekend through the Royal Rumble. "Hold Me Remix" by Brian McKnight feat Kobe Bryant
2:01:26
January 28, 2020
Oh No, David. Don't Do That!
David Beniot wants to wrestle as his dad, Tessa denies using the N-word, Royal Rumble loses some shine, Jericho Cruise will be a hit,  and there will never be an "ESPN" for pro-wrestling. Change our minds. "Overcomer" by Royce Da 5'9" X WESTSIDEGUNN
1:21:45
January 20, 2020
"...and we're professional podcasters..."
The first time the Wisemen are recording with new toys courtesy of Rode and the Rode Podcaster Pro. Will Tessa Blanchard's historic victory be tainted with accusations of bullying and racism? Does Brock entering the Royal Rumble make the Royal Rumble interesting? Will AEW make the right adjustement to their creative before TNT steps in? And who wins in a battle of wits between The Shaun and The Angry Puerto Rican? All is answered in a 3 hour edition. "Night Job"  by BAS feat J-Cole #aew #wwe #anchorfm #rodecasterpro #spotify #apple
3:02:29
January 13, 2020
A Romance Of The Wrestling Kingdoms
We managed to watch all of Wrestle Kingdom 14 this past weekend and boy were we excited. We definitely made that pact to one day visit Japan, and we managed to talk a little bit about othe wrestling news as well. Nevermind the rapper decapitation stuff. "Tokyo" by BROCKHAMPTON
1:34:05
January 6, 2020
New Years Resolutions
The Wisemen give each major promotion their New Year's resolution for 2020 and talk about authority figures in wrestling.
1:25:47
December 30, 2019
The "People" vs AEW
A festive episode showcasing all the gifts Santa handed out from Killer Cross's release to Marty Scurll's  NWA appearance to Rhea Ripley's NXT Women's Championship win. Then, we have a heart to heart with AEW and its stans about what's not so great about the product, why we think its that way, and how they can start 2020 fresh.  Plus who's worse on Twitter: Seth Rollins or Corey Graves? "Player's Ball" by Outkast
1:51:41
December 27, 2019
Here Lies The Women's Revolution
The Wisemen analyze and eulogize the "Women's Evolution", talk a bunch of great wrestling over the weekend, discuss Jim Ross's comments on perfromance enchacing suppliments, and talk AEW's potential C2E2 weekend takover.....all while keeping a close eye on free agent Marty Scrull. "Glowed Up" by DJ KAYTRANADA feat. Anderson.Paak
1:39:49
December 17, 2019
Contract and Release
The Wisemen follow all the traffic of those coming and going to and from the WWE, NWA, and even the wrestling business itself.  We also implore wrestling fans to cease the harassment of talent, as only a wrestling fan would be interested in stealing gear from wrestlers out of their rental cars near the Logan Square area.  #fortheculture Song "Kill Jill" By Big Boi, Killer Mike, and Jeezy
2:06:19
December 9, 2019
Still Bubblin
Jarrod takes the wheel to talk about some of the recent econimic feats of Chris Jericho and Bray Wyatt, talk about AEW's newest hater Chris Cruise, Trisha vs the Sandman, and what's simply wrong with pro-wrestling. ACH, Mauro Renallo, and more. Featruing "Bubblin" By Anderson.paak and the intro to "It's Dark and Hell Is Hot" by DMX.
1:06:27
December 2, 2019
How The Wisemen Got Over
This late episode of the WWP talks about racism, again, establishes the importance of getting over, and talks a bit of Suvivor Series weekend. Feateuing "OG" By Dave East, Rick Ross, and The -Dream
2:00:08
November 30, 2019
Dynamite Denny's
The Wisemen and the Intern share their thoughts on #AEWDynamite at the Sears Centre in HOFFMAN ESTATES over Denny's pancakes.
58:29
November 29, 2019
Point. Counter Point.
Jarrod reviews HOG No Limit, have a conversation about AEW keeping its promises, nostalgic acts, and evaluate tag team wrestling across the board.  This podcast also once again would like to send condolences to family and friends of Matt Travis.
2:51:28
November 18, 2019
Top 20 or Gears Of War
We have to say good - bye to Matt Travis,  Jarrod catches us up on the Saudi Arabia travel controversey and talks New Japan, while Ray and Shaun talk AEW Full Gear good and bad.
2:12:32
November 11, 2019
No Left Turns
Jarrod tries to figure out why there is no left turns in New Jersey state while the Wisemen analyze the numbers that count; the WWE stock price, Crown Jewel fallout, Wednesday night highlights, an excellent Friday Night Smackdown NXT Takeover special, and preview Joey Mercury's Jerry Macguire moment on Twitter. #fortheculture
2:08:01
November 4, 2019
For The Culture Part Three (of Three)
We give Wisemen Shaun the floor to speak on  his initial feelings towards the Jordan Myles situation, talk about the latest developements in the story, then talk about WWE needs for nostalgia as a draw. This podcast is and will forever be #fortheculture.
1:15:20
October 28, 2019
For The Culture Part Two
Jarrod and Ray sound off further on the t-shirt matter as well as discuss women's divisions across NXT and AEW while praising CM Punk on his grammar and wagging the finger at the WWE2K20 video game. #fortheculture
1:56:59
October 28, 2019
For The Culture Part One
Jarrod of the Wisemen takes a minute to give the history of SAMBO and aims to share what Jordan Myles and many others saw when that shit design was present on WWE Shop. 
28:36
October 28, 2019
Def Jam's How To Be a Pro-wrestling Fan 101
The Wisemen discuss the controversies surrounding pro-wrestling fandom ad review all the in studio shows of the week from AEW Dark,  NWA Powerr, and WWE Backstage,.
2:14:54
October 21, 2019
Let Punk Go!
At the peak of @CMPunk news and rumors this week, Wiseman Shaun expresses a deep need for fans to let the idea of a Punk comeback go.
09:03
October 16, 2019
The Wisemen Draft War Room Discussion
The Wisemen discuss the first part of the draft and discuss the news of the week, the debit of NWA Powerrrrrrrr, and why Wednesday nights are our favorite.
1:36:47
October 15, 2019
Fun with Numbers
In this installment, Shaun and Ray tackle the most congested week in pro-wrestling television history by the numbers, being ratings. How memorable Raw was this week, evaluating the first week of NXT and AEW going head 2 head, the good and the bad of SmackDown, and making sense of a very pieced together Hell In A Cell.
2:12:36
October 7, 2019
Well Done Steak
The Wisemen back as a unit to tackle the biggest week in wrestling broadcast history and highlighting the surrounding news and rumors like Seth Rollins deleting his Twitter, the impending Wednesday NIght War, SmackDown Live debut expectations, and still trying to figure out whats wrong with Ring Of Honor.
2:23:19
September 30, 2019
Don't Call It A Comeback
A long episode for the Wisemen as they recap NXT USA debut, analyze the recent WWE returns, and discuss at length the true economy of pro-wrestling along with the substance abuse issues and mental health triggers that go along with it.
2:33:36
September 21, 2019
Whatever's Clever
There is a LOT of wrestling coming to TV this week and a lot more coming next month. The Wisemen introduce NXT, review Raw and SmackDown news, and breakdown Anthem's acquisition of Axis TV.
1:34:07
September 16, 2019
Bubblin
The Wisemen had a lot to discuss during a fairly slow week in wrestling counting the many things that Chris Jericho has gotten over through his career, talking the Women's revolution in pro-wrestling, evaluating the King Of the Ring tournament at this moment, and a serious situation that took place at a Revolution Pro show in the UK that no one is talking about yet.  And sharing a special message to those that spend time in dark places from Killer Cross. Intro: "Black Magic" by Little Brother Outro: "368" by J Dilla
1:29:55
September 9, 2019
Is AEW really apart of the women's revolution?
Wisemen Shaun asks the question as it relates to the battle royal match on the Buy In for AEW's All Out as he points out missed opportunities to showcase female talent. Intro: "Hatshepsut" by Rapsody ft Queen Latifah
05:40
September 4, 2019
How You Doin?
The Wisemen review AEW ALL OUT PPV, debate the relevancy of Enzo and Cass, talk about the relevancy of the PWI 500 list, and figure out what to call in ring performers.
1:45:15
September 2, 2019
Popeyes vs Everybody
In an episode riddled with discussion of chicken sandwiches, we do manage to talk about Evolve 134, NXT's move to the USA Network, "Heels" with Stephen Anell, and a possible wrestling industry crash. We even manage to discuss the Amazon rain forest. Your welcome. 
1:17:18
August 27, 2019
Yowie Wowie
The Wisemen do some catching up with SummerSlam Easter eggs, Give some flowers to Freelance Wrestling, NXTs move to USA network on Wednesday nights, tournaments, Bray Wyatt makes the tip 5 WWE debuts of all time, and more.
1:38:50
August 20, 2019
The Wisemen Wedding Podcast
Congrats to Ray and Claire! How long is Kofi keeping the WWE title? Should wrestlers unionize? Is Vince McMahon really that petty? And what is the job description for Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff? The Wisemen discuss these things and more.
1:47:59
August 11, 2019
Let's Raid Area....Episode 51
The Wisemen are back talking wrestling. We say good bye to legend Harley Race, talk about the hardcore vs "casual" fan, talk about Matt Riddle's latest Twitter rant, and properly geek out over the G1 Climax.
1:19:37
August 6, 2019
That Other Podcast. Special Episode #50.
After taking a week off, the Wisemen are back during one of the most intense periods in pro-wrestling to talk about everything but.  Join us at the dinner table this week and we'll get into all that wrestling stuff next week.
2:40:31
July 29, 2019
You're not Chicago, Hoffman Estates
The Wisemen give the  industry a much needed geography lesson and STRONGLY encourage promotions to not use CHICAGO's good name in vain.  They also geek out over AEW and Evolve during Extreme Rules.
1:15:31
July 15, 2019
A Game Of Factions
The week, the Wisemen take a look at the rise and fall of popularity of wrestling factions as many faction members made waves in the news this week. We take a look back 23 years ago to date to when Hogan turned heel and the infamous NWO formed. 
1:39:31
July 9, 2019
TripAdvisor Review for Fyter Fest
The Wisemen discuss Fyter Fest from top to bottom and briefly discuss whats next for AEW.
1:22:31
July 2, 2019
Jarrod vs the Tornado
Jarrod shares his family vacation high points, we say good -bye to Adrian Macllum, geek out about the G1 tournament blocks, talk about Scarlett Bourdeaux and Killer Cross's contracts situation, what we learned from Tony Khan and Stone Cold Steve Austin, the next moves for WWE, and more.
2:09:35
June 24, 2019
Happy 5th Anniversary, Freelance Wrestling
We pay tribute to great wrestling dad in Dusty Rhodes, celebrate 5 years of Freelance Wrestling couple with a review of a very fun show, track the continued emancipation of Jon Moxley, do some digging into some Ring Of Honor dirty laundry, ad give R-Truth his flowers for putting the entire mainstream WWE product on his back. Happy Fathers Day!
1:16:48
June 17, 2019
When Cash Grabs Go Wrong
This week, the Wisemen talk Take Over CT, the NXT UK debacle, California Law AB5, the continued emancipation of Jon Moxley, NJPW Dominion, and controversies surrounding WWE Super Saudi Cash Grab Showdown.
2:18:45
June 10, 2019
A Saturday Night Conversation with the Wisemen
After taking a week off, the Wisemen do some catching up on Double or Nothing, following the emancipation of Jon Moxley, and talk about some WWE news. Ray also makes it clear we'll never ever get an Omaha Steaks sponsorship.
2:14:48
June 3, 2019
Our 1st "First" Episode
The Wisemen leave the mics on for a whole 2 hours as they discuss news headlined by the untimely death of Ashley Massaro, a fly on the wall spilling the beans to Wade Keller about HHH and the WWE creative team's frustrations, Vince Macmahon's genius in keeping us hooked to his product regardless of ratings and declining ticket sales, and one more glance over the Double or Nothing card before Saturday, May 25th.
2:05:34
May 21, 2019
The #AEW Effect
Ahead of network upfronts this week, many civilians were exposed to AEW and had some questions. The Wisemen breakdown what this AEW thing is and what it means for wrestling on American cable in the fall, as well as breakdown the card for Double or Nothing......and smoe personal venting.
1:23:32
May 15, 2019
Silver King News Edition
We pay our respects to Silver King and tackle some news around pro--wrestling, limiting the WWE stuff for a change.
22:16
May 15, 2019
Laughing Out Loud with Conrad Thompson
Conrad Thompson has had a time putting together Starcast 2 and sometimes it gets to the point where all you can do is laugh. Especially dealing with the WWE executive ego. The Wisemen also find much more to laugh at in this extended segment
20:45
May 15, 2019
The Official Bank Statement
What's eating Sasha Banks part 2: Electric Boogaloo! Gail Kim comments on the elephant in the room as it concerns to Sasha's stalemate with WWE, so we have to as well. When will the WWE ever have a real plan for the women on the main roster? And does it always have to involve the blondes?
27:01
May 7, 2019
The Lio Rush Experience
Lio Rush, known for back stage and locker room heat, has stirred the pot enough for us to have a conversation about it. Is it the case of the right fight with the wrong mouth piece? Is $300K/yr a deal he should take? And what will happen to Lio when the dust settles?
42:15
May 7, 2019
News 5-6-19
During the Smackdown edition of Monday Night Raw, some news you can actually use.
26:16
May 7, 2019
The Rise of Wrestling...Bonus Content Cody Throwing Shots
What is the reason for the current surge of popularity in prowrestling today? Also, Cody's Double Or Nothing promo dissection.
48:08
April 30, 2019
News and Stuff 4-29-19
News from around the prowrestling world on 4/29/19
32:43
April 30, 2019
What is Wrong with WWE
Is there anything exciting about current WWE storylines? The Wisemen discuss the current product, what if anything needs to change, and perspectives how over the next 5 to 10 years.
31:33
April 30, 2019
You Deserve It!
The Wisemen discuss Dave Meltzer's sediments on who deserves opportunities in the WWE past and present, why it doens't happen today in the WWE, and what could remedy situation between the company and the fans.
28:48
April 23, 2019
Burn After Listening
Shaun and J-Rod review Freelance Wrestling "Burn After Watching" event.
32:19
April 23, 2019
April 22nd News
Quick news run down on another packed news day for WWE and throughout.
09:23
April 23, 2019
Superstar Shakeup part 2
Now known as the "Wisemen Experience", we talk the 2nd half of the Raw Superstar Shake-up and predictions on what will happen on SmackDown Live.
29:24
April 16, 2019
Ring of Honor Discussion
Is ROH in trouble? The Wisemen are concerned.
14:41
April 16, 2019
"Superstar" Billy Graham
Fuck this guy.
19:19
April 16, 2019
Superstar Shake up Part 1
Shaun is back in the building just in time for the experience.....the Viking Experience. Reactions to the first 90 minutes of the Superstar Shake-up.
19:53
April 16, 2019
Episode 11 - The Tyranny that is Vince McMahon
Vince is 77 year young and doesn't plan on giving up his position in WWE for a long time and he too also made his presence felt over Mania weekend with a series of actions. We talk about it here.
25:06
April 15, 2019
Episode 11 - News and Oops, We Forgot NXT Takeover
So much news coming out of Mania weekend around the industry. So much so that we might have forgot to talk about the best show of the weekend. We correct that mistake here.
44:17
April 15, 2019
Episode 11 - What's Eating Sasha Banks_
Sasha Banks' long main roster history of backstage drama culminates with a series of stories over Mania weekend about her frustrations playing out to losing the titles and more. We take a deep dive into the troubles and offer a very possible reason.
32:16
April 15, 2019
Episode 11 - Great Story v Great Match
Shaun from vacation poses the question of what matters more in a match-up: story verse wrestling, using the Mania main event as an example. J-rod and Ray give their take on it.
24:25
April 15, 2019
Episode 10 - J-Rod's NY State of Mind - 4-8-19
Jarrod talks about his weekend in New York and how to have fun during Mania weekend without Wrestlemania. We go through the rundown of the G1/Supercard of Honor from Madison Square Garden and we promise to try and watch more Ring Of Honor
50:37
April 9, 2019
Episode 10 - KofiMania - 4-9-19
A very brief rundown of the Wrestlemania card and related news. Brief because you already sat through 7 1/2 hours of it.
53:26
April 9, 2019
Episode 9 - Last Week Tonight - 4-1-19
John Oliver cuts a 22 minute promo on his HBO late night show against the WWE and Vince Mcmahon that at least has the wrestling world buzzing at least. As good of a job that John did, we discuss what else needs to happen spawning from this to actually inspire change in the way the wrestling industry handles how they employee superstars, provide health insurance, and if unionizing is even possible.
17:03
April 2, 2019
Episode 9 - Everything Coming Up Wrestling - 4-1-19
The Wisemen discuss all of the other outside interest in pro-wrestling and WWE and what it really means in terms of money and passion. Just like with contract-gate, athletes retiring from other sports are showing or teasing interest, and even signing on. Plus, where will the recently emancipated performers from the El Rey lawsuits end up? We discuss.
35:01
April 2, 2019
Episode 8 - Mania News, Hot Takes and a Light Saber - 3-25-19
Slow week for news, then BAM!! We're hit from all sides with more wrestling news than we can handle. With one of our Wisemen absent, Ray and J-Rod with his trusty lightsaber run through today's top breaking developments during another underwhelming episode of Raw as usual.
33:27
March 26, 2019
Episode 8 - The Uncomfortable Truth - 3-25-19
Sooner or later we were going to have this discussion. WWE and the history with POCs and how history concerns J-Rod surrounding Kofi Kingston and The New Day coming out of Wrestlemania.
43:54
March 26, 2019
Episode 7 - NXT Takeover 3-18-19
SPOILERS! NXT tapings have already occured but yet to air. The Wisemen have the Takeover card and discuss in detail what that is and their predictions. Do politics and roster call-ups ruin the outcomes of these matches? And what's next?
40:38
March 19, 2019
Episode 7 - Mania Talk 3-18-19
Wrestlemania is in New York* (Jersey) this year and is going to be over 35 hours long, but with 3 weeks left, half the card isn't even full. And Monday Night Raw in Chicago didn't do anything to remedy that issue. Will Aj and Orton steal the show? Will Brock and Rollins be a squash? Will Kofi have his moment? Will the Usos go back to being on the preshow? The Wisemen discuss with contempt.
22:33
March 19, 2019
Episode 7 - G1 Supercard - 3-18-19
J-Rod is going to G1 Supercard of Honor on April 6 @ MSG, but has no idea what that card is going to look like. He gets educated.
14:48
March 19, 2019
Episode 7 - Contract Update 3-18-19
AJ signs new deal with WWE and presumably gets all that he wants. Unfortunately Shaun doesn't get AJ VS Cody at Double Or Nothing. What does that mean for the other pending contracts in WWE?
10:30
March 19, 2019
Episode 6 - Indie Scene
You should go to indie wrestling shows. The Wisement tell you why.
20:22
March 15, 2019
Episode 6 - Contract Updates
In the latest news from WWE Contract Gate, The Good Brothers turn down a lucrative deal. Is this a negotiation tactic or is the band getting back together in AEW? Also Jushin Thunder Liger retirement announcement.
15:52
March 15, 2019
Episode 6 - Breaking News - Wrestling is Fake
The Wisemen discuss Ronda Rousey breaking the internet with her claims of wrestling being fake and how WWE rolling with it pissed off X-Pac
14:08
March 15, 2019
Episode 5 Pt. 1 3-4-19
40:06
March 6, 2019
Episode 4 Pt. 3 (2-24-19)
22:44
February 27, 2019
Episode 4 Pt. 2 (2-24-19)
21:06
February 27, 2019
Episode 3 - 2-11-19
52:33
February 27, 2019
Episode 4 Part 4 (2-24-19)
32:25
February 27, 2019
Episode 4 Pt 1 (2-24-19)
14:16
February 27, 2019
Episode 2 - Royal Rumble
53:43
February 13, 2019
Episode 1 - Wiseman Podcast
36:30
February 13, 2019