Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back with a ton of different topics to discuss including the latest on Hiromu Takahashi, who is back in Japan after suffering a neck injury. Other topics include the G-1 starting this weekend, Brock Lesnar, Smackdown and 205 Live rundown, Extreme Rules, Raw and SmackDown ratings as well as the UFC 226 buyrate.
Mailbag questions for this week include Dr. Shelby, All In buyrate, Vince not leading the SmackDown negotiations, new ring materials that could reduce botched spots, correlation between UFC PPV prices and declining buyrates plus more. A fun show as always so check it out~!
Start - 3:38: Hiromu Takahashi update
3:38 - 7:07: Being the Elite
7:07 - 9:44: Brock Lesnar update
9:44 - 29:12: SmackDown/205 Live
29:12 - 36:10: Extreme Rules rundown
36:10 - 41:18: Ratings, UFC buyrate, Nunes/Cyborg
41:18 - 48:44: G1 rundown
48:44 - end: Mailbag