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WOL: Dave Meltzer and Josh Mathews


Wrestling Observer Live with Bryan Alvarez is back today with tons to talk about including the Gargano vs. Ciampa match at Takeover, Mixed Match Challenge, ratings, Hulk Hogan and WWE, and more, plus Dave Meltzer joins us to talk a number of topics including Randy Orton and the Hall of Fame, Josh Mathews joins us briefly to talk Impact on POP tonight, and tons more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa are set to square off in an unsanctioned match at TakeOver: New Orleans. Bryan brings up an interesting comparison. He also talks about SmackDown’s ratings, Charlotte’s dental troubles, Hulk Hogan not being in any part of WWE festivities WrestleMania weekend and USA’s scheduled for next week. A few text messages and calls are also taken.

Dave Meltzer joins that show as he talks about Ronda Rousey’s controversial ESPN interview, 205 Live, a possible stipulation for the triple threat tag team match, Randy Orton as a Hall of Famer and the Hogan/WWE relationship.

The final segment has some more questions until Josh Mathews joins the segment. He talks about Impact’s relationship with Twitch, their big collaboration show with Lucha Underground during WrestleMania weekend, no longer being isolated with the rest of the wrestling industry, if he’s more happy now being an announcer than a wrestler, MMA aspirations and more.


Start - 2:13: Intro

2:13 - 12:07: News, calls, texts

12:07 - 23:27: Dave Meltzer

23:27 - 37:06: More calls and Josh Mathews

37:06 - end: Closing segment

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