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Aug 1 Bryan & Vinny Show: No Vinny, but Impact review, Granny's THIS WEEK IN WWE thoughts, tons more!

It's the Bryan & Vinny Show with no Vinny tonight! He's off to his honeymoon in Ireland so Bryan holds down the fort. We've got the usual Impact reviews, songs, the weekly Granny appearance talking THIS WEEK IN WWE plus the Q&A, info on more site audio upgrades coming, and more! Tons of stuff to get into and a fun show as always, so check it out~!

Aug 1 Observer Radio: Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer talk to ART DAVIE about formation of UFC and the first-ever event

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns today with special guest ART DAVIE to talk his new book, IS THIS LEGAL, an inside look at the creation of the first-ever UFC. A really fun interview talking all sorts of stories that you may never have heard before about this historic event. A fun show as always so check it out~!

Aug 1 After Dark Radio: Dan Durda talks asteroids, extraterrestrial life, low-Earth orbit space travel, tons more

After Dark Radio with Bryan Alvarez returns tonight with special guest DAN DURDA, a planetary scientist specializing in asteroids, talking all sorts of topics including IS THE EARTH DOOMED, extraterrestrial life, when your average person will be able to fly into orbit, and more! Plus, the usual phone calls, emails and news stories! A fun show as always so check it out~!

FREE TODAY! Aug 3 Wrestling Observer Live: WWE Network numbers and changes, Russo, TNA and Spike TV, tons more!

Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive returns today to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts including tons of thoughts on the WWE Network numbers, how it's changing and evolving, the situation with TNA, Spike TV and Vince Russo, Mike's trip to ROH and tons more! Best of all this show is completely FREE, so please post the link or file elsewhere and help spread the word about wrestlingobserver.com! If you like what you hear, sign up for a subscription as we produce anywhere from 12-15 new radio shows every week, plus members have full access to over 6,000 archived audio shows dating back to 2005, plus hundreds of new and archived Wrestling Observer and Figure Four Weekly online newsletters. It's a steal, so sign up and join the fun!

Aug 3 - DR. KEITH SHOW: G1 NEAR CLIMAX!!!

DR. KEITH SHOW: G1 NEAR CLIMAX!!!

We're passed the half way point in what is turning into an even better G1 than last year. Yes it's amazing. Alan is joined for the first time on the DKP by SEAN RADICAN from PW Torch, who offers the perspective of a newcomer to Japanese wrestling. The lads talk the big stories of the tournament, their favourite matches and where things may go from here. A real fun show! CHECK IT!!!



Aug 3 Observer Radio: G-1 recap, everyone should watch AJ vs. Suzuki, Impact review, Russo and TNA, questions and more

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns tonight with tons to discuss including a big recap of the last few days of G-1, why every wrestling student should watch AJ Styles vs. Minoru Suzuki, great wrestling on Impact this week as well, Russo throws TNA completely under the bus, tons of questions from the mailbag and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Aug 4 Breaking News Audio on Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier brawl and more

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez returns today with a quick breaking news update on what happened with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at the press conference this morning, how you can see the video, possible fallout, plus Raw notes and more!

Silva v Diaz, Jose Aldo steroid accusations, Eddie Alvarez leaving Bellator FIVE STAR RADIO 08-04-14

Bear witness as Mike is continuing his run of amazing audio programming. Join us as we review Guardians of the Galaxy and then talk ALL of the news from this week in MMA: Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz; why Jose Aldo is a jerk; an innovative and world-changing idea to save Bellator (kinda...); and all kinds of MMA stuff. It's an amazing show.

Aug 5 Observer Radio: Jones vs. Cormier brawl, hammer down on Sonnen, Raw report, SummerSlam, 9.99, Punk vows never to return, more

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns tonight with TONS of news to talk about! We'll cover Jones vs. Cormier at the press conference, fallout from UFC/NSAC, hammer coming down yet again on Chael Sonnen, a full Raw report from RAW IS 9.99 on Monday night, Network talk, CM Punk vows NEVER TO RETURN, WrestleMania TV ratings, G-1 update, your questions and tons more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

August 6 Doc Young's Wrestling Weekly: Back From the Mid Atlantic Legends Fanfest~!

Les and Vic are back from Charlotte (well, Les is) to talk all things Fanfest; how the training camp went, the Hall of Heroes induction ceremonies, seeing lots of major names in the wrestling biz again and much more.  That's the majority of the show and it's a lot of fun, but we did close with some WWE, including Vic's take on why the subscriber number has been so disappointing to the company.  Thanks for listening~!



 

Metamoris preview, Sonnen grappling, UFC fighters compete, Jones fight, FREE SHOW FIVE STAR RADIO

Bear witness as Mike previews this weekend's internet PPV METAMORIS! Yup. We (he) talks all about the match-ups for the submission grappling tournament: who will be king of the leg locks?; what fighter might you most care about when the night is over? Will Chael compete? should he be allowed? and if he does how will he do?; nerd ing out over the revolution of grappling; and talk about the Jones-Cormier brawl. Oh and THIS SHOW IS FREE! Not $9.99 but 100% f-r-e-e!!

August 7 Surprise Observer SIN LIMITE: Part 1 - Dave and Mike talk SmackDown move?, UFC, ROH, Lucas

Wrestling Observer Radio SIN LIMITE returns with Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive talking all of the news in prowres/puroresu and MMA. An hour-long part one has topics that include - but aren't limited to: The possibilities of SmackDown moving to Thursday nights, the suprise cut of Mark Yeaton, Wall Street's interesting opinion on the company's current financial situation, the Network and thoughts on what they can, should - and probably will do. Continued TNA Impact Wrestling woes, uncertainty, and their positive TV momentum. Ring of Honor's next pay-per-view, and their situation with UStream. How big could/are Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier (and Conor McGreggor) make UFC 178? Plus, the passing of Gulf Coast superstar Ken Lucas, the horrid case of Josh Grispi, Mike Goldberg joins FOX NFL television coverage, and much, much more!



August 7 Surprise Observer SIN LIMITE: Part 2 - Dave and Mike talk the amazing G-1 and answering ?'s

After all of the hot action, emotion, and tingly feelings all over your bodies, we're almost at the end of the greatest Climax we've ever experienced. And not one thing typed there could be considered a double entendre. In the 70-minute part two of the impromptu Observer Radio SIN LIMITE, Dave and Mike talk New Japan's amazing G-1 Climax tournament, which wraps up with shows early Friday and Sunday morning (EDT) and. We take a look at how they got here, and where they could be going. So many possibilities for the next few months, as well as well into 2015. The amazing and awfully painful looking performances of Tomoaki Honma and Tomohiro Ishii, who is coming up short in the tournament?, Jado and Gedo as possible Hall of Fame bookers?, and a ton more. Plus, a dip into the mailbag with subjects like Rick Martel, the story of Curt Hennig winning the AWA title, the bit players in Vince-Trump, Ambrose-Rollins, "bicycling" television tapes in the territory days, what is the level of Paul Heyman's shadiness, and much more!



August 7th Adam & Mike Show - The Greatest Tournament in the History of Pro Wrestling - THE 2014 G-1

THE G-1. WHAT ELSE?!? Heading into the home stretch of the greatest tournament in modern pro wrestling history, Adam and Mike look at every angle of the 2014 G-1 Climax. Who has been great? (Hint: almost everyone!) Who has been awful? (Hint: YUJIRO~!) What are the possibilities for the final two nights and how does that set up the rest of New Japan's year? And just how great is A.J. Styles? All that and so much more from the Original Alternate here at wrestlingobserver.com.

Aug 8 Bryan & Vinny Show: Lance Storm joins for Impact review, news on Alberto Del Rio's firing, full Impact review, tons more!

The Bryan & Vinny Show is back today and we've got a packed 90 minute show talking tons of different topics! First, Granny joins the show to do her weekly segment, including her THIS WEEK IN WWE review and a contest to determine what ring music Bryan should use for his match next week. Then, Lance Storm joins the show to talk the departure of Alberto Del Rio, what happened, where he's likely to head next, who replaces him and more, plus a full review of the Impact where Dixie Carter was finally put through a table. A fun show as always so check it out~!

Aug 8 Observer Radio: Bryan and Dave talk to Drew Galloway/McIntyre about WWE run, EVOLVE shows, future and more!

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns this afternoon with special guest Drew Galloway, AKA the former Drew McIntyre! We'll talk about his WWE career, memories of how it all went down, his future goals, working EVOLVE all weekend long, coming up at age 15 in Scotland, and so much more. Plus, an update on what's going on with Alberto Del Rio. A fun show as always so check it out~!

Aug 9 After Dark Radio: Dr. Jeffrey Long, MD, talks near-death experiences, plus bipedal bears and more

After Dark Radio with Bryan Alvarez returns today with special guest DR. JEFFREY LANG, MD, to talk NDE's, aka Near Death Experiences. Everything you ever wanted to know about the subject, the nine lines of evidence that he finds indisputable, and more! Plus, the latest news stories including, yes, BIPEDAL BEARS. A fun show as always so check it out~!

August 10 Observer Radio SIN LIMITE returns with 2.5 hours of everything

Wrestling Observer SIN LIMITE returns with Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive talking all the news in pro wrestling and MMA. Two-and-a-half hours of audio (which, after the fact, was cut into two parts because IT'S SO BIG, as well as being lo-fi due to being out of the office), beginning with the great main event that finished off the spectacular New Japan G-1 Climax tournament. It was a shaky last couple days, featuring some great matches - but also some questionable decision making, and we go over it all: the future of the company - Kazuchika Okada - wins his second G-1 final over Shinsuke Nakamura. Hiroshi Tanahashi knocks off A.J. Styles in in the semi-main with a very controversial ending. Answering a common question over the last year: has the Bullet Club jumped the shark? What do Jeff Jarrett and Scott D'Amore bring to the table? Tanahashi, Togi Makabe and Tomohiro Ishii's physical condition. An upcoming Yujiro-YOSHI-HASHI Never title program? The Vampire Chicken Tomoaki Honma. The very rushed preliminary bouts ending with a fantastic IWGP junior tag title match with Time Splitters and reDragon, and so much more. Plus, Alberto Del Rio's firing, what caused it, was it just?, his WWE postmortem and what may be next. Is the Nevada State Athletic Commission over-stepping its bounds when it comes to Chael Sonnen, and did Metamoris make a big mistake letting him grapple? The pathetic situation involving War Machine: a bad guy in so many ways. And then a big dip into the mailbag, with questions including - but not limited to: could Brock go back to UFC?, race, Bob Sapp in WWE, the story of Tanahashi and Nakamura. Did Heyman believe ECWWE could really succeed in 2006? Rating Sean Waltman. Vince Russo, the Blackjacks and the 1997 All Japan tag title tournament. Proof a "loser" can still draw, and much, much more.



FREE TODAY! Apr 10 Observer Live: New Japan G-1 finals, SummerSlam preview, Del Rio fired, tons more!

Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive returns tonight with tons and tons to discuss including full results of the G-1 Climax finals from Saturday night, New Japan going forward, WWE SummerSlam, what's going on with Alberto Del Rio and tons more! Best of all this show is completely FREE, so please post the link or file elsewhere and help spread the word about wrestlingobserver.com! If you like what you hear, sign up for a subscription as we produce anywhere from 12-15 new radio shows every week, plus members have full access to over 6,000 archived audio shows dating back to 2005, plus hundreds of new and archived Wrestling Observer and Figure Four Weekly online newsletters. It's a steal, so sign up and join the fun!

Aug 10 Bryan & Craig Show: Full reviews of NXT, Smackdown, ROH on Sinclair, new songs and more!

The Bryan & Vinny Show returns tonight with special guest CRAIG~! to talk all sorts of topics including full reviews of NXT on the WWE Network, ROH on Sinclair and Friday Night Smackdown, plus a musical lesson from Craig, a bunch of songs and more fun. Good times as always so check it out~!

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