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Mar 20 Figure Four Daily: Bryan Alvarez and Todd Martin with Occupy Raw follow-up, Bryan vs. HHH from Raw, WWE WrestleMania Andre the Giant Battle Royal, UFC 171 thoughts, tons more!

Figure Four Daily with Bryan Alvarez and Todd Martin returns today to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts including more on Occupy Raw last week and whether Todd has had second thoughts, Raw from Monday with HHH destroying Bryan, WrestleMania and the Andre the Giant statue, Impact thoughts, more from UFC 171 and the two most-talked-about matches on the show, and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Mar 20 Bryan & Vinny Show: Granny returns with Q&A and more, cat holds family hostage, tons of songs, review of a horrible Impact with a million talking segments and countless dumb babyfaces

The Bryan & Vinny Show returns tonight and we've got a ton to talk about including our usual weekly Q&A and chat with Granny, everything you ever wanted to know about THE CAT THAT HELD A FAMILY HOSTAGE, a bunch of songs, and, yes, a review of a truly terrible edition of TNA Impact with about FIVE MILLION TALKING SEGMENTS IN TWO HOURS. And like 20 stupid babyfaces. A fun show as always so check it out~!

Mar 21 Doc Young's Wrestling Weekly: Bryan Beatdown, Wrestling at the Chase, much more~!

No, not Super Chico; the beatdown of Daniel Bryan on Raw this week.  Though Senor Alvarez and Lance Storm may not be thrilled to hear Les & Vic talk about that angle. However, happier conversation ensues in speaking about a terrific match from the 60's well worth your time to seek out and watch from the legendary Wrestling at the Chase tv show, which leads to some talk about those great days for St. Louis wrestling, will the wrestling podcast bubble burst and WWE possibly purchasing more tape libraries.  Have a great weekend and thanks for listening~!

 

Mar 21 After Dark Radio Show: Bryan Alvarez talks to Nicholas DeLeon about cutting edge technology, Bitcoin, 4KTVs and more, plus news stories, emails, more!

After Dark Radio returns tonight with a ton to discuss including a full 45-minute interview with Nicholas DeLeon of @Circa talking one of my favorite subjects, CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY! Everything from the latest on Bitcoin to the new 4K televisions coming to a living room near you, and everything in between! Plus, news stories, emails, and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

March 22 - DR. KEITH PRESENTS: Just Eamonn To Save The Day On The Way To WrestleMania!!

DR. KEITH PRESENTS: Just Eamonn To Save The Day On The Way To WrestleMania!!

When we last left our DKP friends, they were in all sorts of trouble. Alan, Justin and Mark had fallen victim to pirates of Samoan descent and Eamo had fallen victim to the charms of Chloe Grace Moretz. Tune in this week to find out if the prisoners are still alive and well, and if young Eamo can save the day like Tony Yeboah knocking it in off the crossbar. There may even be some talk about WrestleMania!!! CHECK IT!!! (also check out the latest Justin Shapirshow which we forgot to plug on the show!)



March 23: Observer Radio SIN LIMITE - part one - NCAA Wrestling Finals & the mighty MAILBAG

It's that time of the month again. No, not THAT time of the month. The awesome time of the month: its SIN LIMITE season at Wrestling Observer Radio. After originally planning to post two shows (that we're recording over the next 24 hours) back-to-back, our first show ended up turning into two - so, it made a lot more sense to get it up right away! Clocking in at a hefty TWO AND A HALF HOURS, we give you our thoughts on Saturday's NCAA Wrestling finals on ESPN, and then we take a trip into the vaunted mailbag. We answer your questions on everything from who could beat Taker, and Tully & Arn's NWA departure, to matches holding up over time, MONTREAL~! And much, much more. Part three (and maybe even four (~!) will be up later on after we watch today's New Japan Cup and UFC Fight Night 38. It will also feature special guest host, the Duke of the Disheveled, the Earl of the Obscene, and the Sire of Squalor: UFC middleweight Filthy Tom Lawlor. 


March 23: Observer Radio SIN LIMITE - part two - The mighty mailbag continues!

It's that time of the month again. No, not THAT time of the month. The awesome time of the month: its SIN LIMITE season at Wrestling Observer Radio. After originally planning to post two shows (that we're recording over the next 24 hours) back-to-back, our first show ended up turning into two - so, it made a lot more sense to get it up right away! Clocking in at a hefty TWO AND A HALF HOURS, we give you our thoughts on Saturday's NCAA Wrestling finals on ESPN, and then we take a trip into the vaunted mailbag. We answer your questions on everything from who could beat Taker, and Tully & Arn's NWA departure, to matches holding up over time, MONTREAL~! And much, much more. Part three (and maybe even four (~!) will be up later on after we watch today's New Japan Cup and UFC Fight Night 38. It will also feature special guest host, the Duke of the Disheveled, the Earl of the Obscene, and the Sire of Squalor: UFC middleweight Filthy Tom Lawlor. 

Mar 23 Wrestling Observer Live: Bryan Alvarez and Mike Sempervive talk Bryan vs. HHH, early WrestleMania odds, Cameron's favorite match, all the news from around the world the last week and 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 WrestleMania, HHH vs. Daniel Bryan, early odds for the show, wacky UFC score, play-by-play of Cameron's favorite match, 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!

DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show: Psychology then and now, AWA, NWO, 1987 WWF

DragonKingKarl Classic Wrestling Audio Show:  Q&A for this show includes how some old school psychology doesn't work now, AWA, booking for the network, Hogan joining the NWO, wrestlers with infamous other careers, old school WWF TV taping, and more!



Mar 24 Observer Radio SIN LIMITE - Pt. 3: featuring Filthy Tom Lawlor

Back again - for the first time tonight - Wrestling Observer Radio SIN LIMITE begins your week with our third and final microphone performance. This time around Dave and Mike are joined by everyone's favorite UFC lower midcarder FILTHY TOM LAWLOR for an hour of power talk. We kick around all of this past weekend's events including a great UFC Fight Night 38: The stoppages and underdogs show, how long can Hendo go on?, thoughts on the booking of the New Japan Cup, wasted away again in Nakanishi Land, Nakamazing, our feelings on the coverage of the NCAA wrestling finals, the WWE Network, ring entrances,  WrestleMania, Mike learns about the life of Lawlor, and a bunch more too. Like the jujitsu practitioner boss man would say: A fun show, so check it out~!



Mar 23 Bryan & Vinny Show: Full reviews of NXT at Full Sail, ROH on Sinclair, TOTAL DIVAS season 2 episode 2, new songs, WrestleMania memories and more!

The Bryan & Vinny Show returns tonight with our usual weekend episode, and we've got tons of stuff to talk about including full reviews of this week's NXT at Full Sail University, ROH on Sinclair with the build towards Cole vs. Briscoe in a ladder match, and the latest episode of TOTAL DIVAS with a supposed missing tooth, supposed racy photos, and a bunch more supposeds as well. A fun show as always so check it out~!

Mar 24 Figure Four Daily: Bryan Alvarez's weekly call-in show covering every topic, WrestleMania, Raw tonight, Sting, Andre Battle Royal, UFC, Vinny V's biggest fan, more!

Figure Four Daily with Bryan Alvarez returns today with our weekly call-in show, now in PRIME TIME, every Monday night as the Raw lead-in at 7 PM ET! Tons of different topics including WrestleMania, the Network, the Andre the Giant Battle Royal winner, CM Punk, Vinny V's favorite fan, and so much more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Mar 25 Wrestling Observer Radio: Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer talk all the news in wrestling, Raw report, why Dish is carrying WrestleMania, New Japan Cup, Weidman hurt, your questions, 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 why Dish Network changed their mind about WWE WrestleMania, Raw report from Monday with tons of angles leading into the biggest show of the year, New Japan Cup, Chris Weidman hurt and how UFC will re-book the May card, your questions and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Mar 25 Bryan & Vinny & Craig Show: Full reviews of Friday Night Smackdown, Monday Night Raw, and the first-ever ECW Hardcore TV available on the WWE Network!

The Bryan & Vinny & Craig Show returns tonight to talk tons of different topics including full reviews of Friday Night Smackdown, Monday Night Raw with no Daniel Bryan, and, yes, the very first ECW Hardcore TV available on the WWE Network from October of 1993, the same year Bryan graduated from high school. Plus, songs, drops, frogs and fun. A great show as always so check it out~!

Mar 26 Wrestling Observer Radio: Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer interview Cristiane "Mrs. Cyborg" Justino about UFC's Ronda Rousey, cutting to 135, AXS TV kickboxing fight Friday, Gina Carano, more

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns today with special guest CRISTIANE JUSTINO, the former Mrs. Cyborg, to talk a number of different subjects including cutting to 135, a potential fight with Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano, her upcoming Lion Fight kickboxing battle with Jorina Baars on AXS TV this Friday night, and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!


Mar 26 Figure Four Daily: Bryan Alvarez and Dr. Lucha Steve Sims talk CMLL and AAA big shows, AAA American expansion, Shocker loses hair, Mistico acting all weird and more!

Figure Four Daily with Bryan Alvarez and Dr. Lucha returns today to talk all the news South of the Border including CMLL and AAA big show updates, Shocker loses his hair, Mistico reportedly acting all weird, latest on AAA's American debut, why MMA hasn't caught in in Mexico, and tons more! A fun show as always with Dr. Lucha, so check it out~!

FREE TODAY! Mar 27 Wrestling Observer Radio: Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer talk WWE stock, Forbes article, recent selloff, WWE Smackdown tapings from Tuesday, UFC 173 update, good ratings for a Sunday night, tons of reader questions and more!

Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer returns tonight to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts including tons of thoughts on the WWE stock, why the recent selloff, Smackdown taping results from this past Tuesday night, UFC good ratings on a Sunday night, UFC 173 thoughts, tons of questions 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!

Mar 27 Doc Young's Wrestling Weekly: Wrestlemania Rewind, Canada's best, Babyface Shield, more~!

Les and Vic return with an old school centric show this week.  Yes, there is some Raw discussion, including the need to do away with some things and whether or not breaking up the Shield is the greatest idea right now.  However, there's also a great deal that was inspired by Jim Ross this week.  A WWE Legends roundtable discussion about Archie "The Stomper" Gouldie that got quite animated got us talking about The Stomper, Smokey Mountain's "Night of the Legends", and more.  JR's recent Wrestlemania article got us on the topics like what the feeling around the business was regarding Wrestlemania 1, how proud Les was to be a part of the business after Wrestlemania 3 and a few other items from back in the day.  Hope you enjoy the show and thanks for listening~!



 

Mar 27 Figure Four Daily: Bryan Alvarez and Todd Martin talk Impact vs. Raw, Todd's Odds on CM Punk ever returning, Dan Henderson's future despite win, GSP blown knee, same-day weigh-ins revisited, furious explosion, tons more

Figure Four Daily with Bryan Alvarez and Todd Martin returns today to talk all the news in wrestling and mixed martial arts including tons of thoughts on Impact vs. Raw, whether one if more of a pro-wrestling show than the other, Todd's odds on CM Punk ever returning, Todd giving Vinny a run for his money in furious ranting, whether Dan Henderson should retire, weigh cutting in MMA and whether they should do same-day weigh-ins, and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Mar 27 Bryan & Vinny Show: Granny returns for her usual Q&A, impromptu trivia contest for CASH PRIZE, TNA Impact report with MVP doing goofy booking, the HUNT FOR WILLOW and more, plus songs!

The Bryan & Vinny Show returns tonight with a packed program! Granny joins us to not only do her usual Q&A, but we've got a LIVE TRIVIA CONTEST for a $25 prize, a fun, wacky experiment that we'll do every now and then. After that, it's a full review of this week's Impact, including a completely illogical storyline job of booking by MVP which another talent points out to him, THE HUNT FOR WILLOW, and more! Plus, new songs! A fun show as always so check it out~!

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