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Wrestling Observer Radio 2/1: Anderson Silva returns, UFC results, tons of injuries, new fights, Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Smackdown, Impact tapings, more!

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns tonight to talk THE RETURN OF ANDERSON SILVA, UFC 183 in detail, tons and tons of news notes from the weekend in Vegas, injuries, weight-cutting disasters, new fights and more, plus WWE rehearsals airing on TV, TNA Impact taping spoilers, Smackdown thoughts and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

FREE TODAY! Wrestling Observer Live 2/1: SuperBowl, Roman Reigns, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, tons more!

Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive returns today to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts, the SuperBowl, the return of Anderson Silva, Roman Reigns, Raw and 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!

Bryan & Vinny Show 2/1: SUPERBOWL RECAP, plus NXT from Full Sail, best show of the week Lucha Underground, bootylicious songs, more!

The Bryan & Vinny Show returns tonight for the final in-studio show for a few weeks, and we're going out with bang! Full reviews of THE GODDAMN SUPERBOWL, plus NXT from Full Sail, the best show of the week Lucha Underground, some more bootylicious songs, and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Wrestling Observer Radio 2/3: Raw is Reset, Triple H on SCSA podcast, UFC

Wrestling Observer Radio with Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive returns tonight to talk tons of topics including Raw is Reset Button! We'll talk about how Daniel Bryan has been maneuvered 
into the mix, the questionable portrayal and possibilities for Roman Reigns, Heel boss people, The Bellas harken back to the days of Norvell Austin and Sputnik Monroe, and everything else on the show. Plus Triple H on Steve Austin's podcast, card shuffling abounds in the UFC, and more. A fun show as always so check it out~! 



Breaking News Audio 2/3: Both Anderson Silva AND Nick Diaz fail drug tests!

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back with a breaking news audio on not one but TWO drug test failures coming off UFC 183. All the details on both Anderson Silva's and Nick Diaz's drug test failures -- a fun show despite the circumstances so check it out~!

Observer Radio 2/5: Silva, Diaz, WrestleManichael, NXT, Lucha Underground, Japan, mailbag, and more!

Wrestling Observer Radio returns tonight with Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive talking all of the news in professional wrestling and mixed martial arts, including Anderson Silva disputing the results of his failed PED test for the NSAC, the odd story of Nick Diaz' licensing, can you imagine Sonnen-Silva at WrestleMania?, the go-home NXT for next Wednesday's live TakeOver special, Alberto El Patrón's MMA prospects and debut tease on Lucha Underground, upcoming New Japan, NOAH, a few of your questions, and more!



FREE TODAY! Wrestling Observer Live 1/7: Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva, Fast Lane, WrestleMania, NXT special, more!

Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive returns today to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts, straight from Hana, HI! Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva fail drug tests, WrestleMania main event on the line at Fast Lane, awesome NXT special coming and tons more! A fun show as always so check it out~! 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!

Wrestling Observer Radio 2-8-15: 2 hour edition on Impact Wrestling, Chyna, NXT, WWE HOF, college rasslin, and more!

Wrestling Observer Radio returns tonight with Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive talking all of the news in professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. And it's a BIG'UN. Two hours of STUFF including a review of Impact on Destination America, The Adventures of Chyna, the last/upcoming week in NXT, the possible new WWE HOF announcement (and if it's not who we think it is, you get a lot of fun history, anyway!), retirement and legacy of Genichiro Tenryu, the upcoming New Japan shows, Iowa-Penn State draws huge, J Robinson-Gerald Brisco-Brock Lesnar connection, Jon Fitch fails, a lot of talk about MMA's steroid issues, a dip into the mailbag - including Sakuraba talk, and much more~!




Feb 10: Wrestling Observer Radio: Raw rundown, angry women, Silva, Ronda and a ton of questions!

Wrestling Observer Radio is right back at it again, talking all of the news in professional wrestling and mixed martial arts, post-Monday Night Raw. Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive run down another newsworthy Raw which continues in attempting to build the tension between Daniel Bryan and Roman Reigns leading into FastLane. Plus, why it's in your best interests to never REALLY piss off a woman who has access to your pictures and social media accounts, Anderson Silva being pulled from The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4, Ronda poses for SI, and then it's time for another big dip into the mailbag as Dave answers a ton of your questions. A fun show as always, so Czech it out~!



Feb. 11: Observer Radio: NXT TakeOver Rival, NJPW New Beginning, new UFC fights, questions & more!

Wrestling Observer Radio returns tonight with Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive talking all of the news in professional wrestling and mixed martial arts, including another great NXT special: NXT TakeOver Rival, that not only featured three fantastic matches - but also intrepid F4WOnline.com Raw Reporter ROB MCCARRON, of VoicesofWrestling.com, who was there live and joins us to talk about the show, as well as Triple H's media call on Tuesday. It's another TWO-HOUR episode, as we also take a look at today's New Beginning in Osaka show, and how it plays going into Saturday's big show. Plus, more news and notes, including - but not limited to - the UFC announcing some big new main events, Suzuki-Gun's invasion of NOAH, Yoshitatsu's condition, Darren Young's freedom of speech, LuchaRusso, and more. A fun show as always. So cheque it out~!



Wrestling Observer Radio 2/15: UFC drug testing issues, WWE earnings report breakdown, Charlie O'Connell and Tito Carreon pass away, Mania 23 audio, tons more!

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns with what was supposed to be a breaking news audio but turned into an entire show. We'll talk UFC drug testing and what the company reaction next week might be, WWE business earnings report and Network breakdown, thoughts on the death of Tito Carreon and Charlie O'Connnell, Lapsed Fan Mania 23 audio and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Wrestling Observer Live 2/13: Fast Lane, Daniel Bryan, Roman Reigns, WrestleMania, 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 NXT, Fast Lane, John Cena and Rusev, Roman Reigns and WrestleMania, and tons more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Feb 15 Observer Radio: Benson's big Broomfield win, UFC & WWE news, NJPW, your questions & more!

Wrestling Observer Radio returns tonight with Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive talking all of the news in professional wrestling and mixed martial arts. We discuss last night's UFC Fight Night 60 from Broomfield, Colorado. A run-of-the-mill show, with a great main event, that featured Benson Henderson moving up to welterweight and conquering a much larger Brandon Thatch. We also discuss possible fights that may spawn from tonight, instant replay, Dana White's press conference threats of a worrisome Wednesday, and more. We also discuss Monday's Raw rating, and the passings and influences of Willem Ruska and Tony Charles. Plus, Tomohiro Ishii and Tomoaki Honma steal the show at yesterday's New Beginnings In Sendai, a bunch of your questions, and so much more! A fun show as always, so Cheick (Kongo) it out~!



FREE TODAY! Wrestling Observer Live 2/15: Last night's UFC, Rousey's next fight, WWE Network numbers and predictions, tons more!

Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive returns today to talk all the news in wrestling and MMA, including last night's UFC show, who Ronda Rousey should fight if Dana White throws her in the men's division -- which is never going to happen, by the way -- WWE Network numbers and more! A fun show as always so check it out~! 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!

Feb 17: Observer Radio: Dave & Mike talk the go home Raw, plus the UFC, NJPW, TNA, mailbag & more!

Observer Radio returns tonight with Dave Meltzer and Mike Sempervive talking all of the news in professional wrestling and mixed martial arts, including tonight's go home Raw for WWE leading into next Sunday's FastLane special event/pay-per-view. We discuss everything that went down, as well as where things may be going leading into WrestleMania. Also, news on TNA Impact's pay-per-view tapings, the injury suffered by Eddie Edwards, and this past Saturday's airing of an impactful Impact. In addition, the UFC's upcoming plans, some new matches get made, as well as their big press conference coming on Wednesday. Plus, New Japan, Abraham and Moose, your questions, and a lot more. A fun show as always so check it out~!



Wrestling Observer Radio 2/18: UFC's new drug-testing strategy, upcoming fights, Smackdown and NXT spoilers, latest WrestleMania audio, questions and more!

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back tonight to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts including tons of thoughts on UFC's new drug testing strategy, a bunch of upcoming fights, Ronda Rousey's conference call today, Samoa Joe leaves WWE, Smackdown and NXT tapings, the latest Lapsed Fan WrestleMania audio, lots of questions and more!

FREE TODAY! Wrestling Observer Live 2/22: Punk vs. Amann, Fast Lane preview, tons more!

Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive returns today to talk all the news in wrestling and MMA including a full preview for Fast Lane tomorrow, thoughts on CM Punk and Dr. Chris Amann, and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Wrestling Observer Radio 2/21: Breaking news on CM Punk lawsuit, previews of Fast Lane and UFC tomorrow, Lucha Underground and NXT reports, more!

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns today to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts including tons of thoughts on the CM Punk lawsuit, Fast Lane and UFC previews for tomorrow, Lucha Underground and NXT reports and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

FREE TODAY! Wrestling Observer Live 2/22: Full preview of WWE Fast Lane, WrestleMania line-up, Undertaker news, 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 a giant preview of WWE Fast Lane, a look at WrestleMania's line-up thus far, news on THE UNDERTAKER, and so much 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!

Wrestling Observer Radio 2/23: WWE Fast Lane PPV results, UFC from Brazil with Bigfoot vs. Mir, tons more!

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns tonight to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts including two big Sunday night shows -- WWE's Fast Lane PPV with Daniel Bryan vs. Roman Reigns, and UFC from Brazil with Bigfoot Silva vs. Frank Mir! Plus, questions and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!