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WOR: Les Thornton's passing, Halftime Heat, WWE news, and MLW SuperFight


Wrestling Observer Radio with Dave Meltzer and myself, guest co-host Garrett Gonzales, is back. We first talk about Les Thornton's passing. Dave talks about Les' history in pro wrestling. Then, we talk about the Haltime Heat experiment and discuss the match. We followup on yesterday's WOR story about WWE house shows.

Dave watched MLW SuperFight and talks about that show, while Dave and I talk about some newcomers to MLW who we've seen at Bay Area independent shows. We talk about Amanda Nunes versus Holly Holm and Nunes mentioning retirement. Lastly, we discuss ESPN+ and their schedule around the UFC and Top Rank boxing. 

Start - 4:30: SuperBowl
4:30 - 21:39: Les Thornton
21:39 - 36:51: Halftime Heat, KUSHIDA
36:51 - 40:51: WWE injury updates
40:51 - 45:26: New Japan World login problems
45:26 - 52:45: MLW
52:45 - 58:03: Amanda Nunes/Holly Holm 
58:03 - 1:01:32: UFC/ESPN + timing, thoughts
1:01:32 - 1:02:47: Boxing
1:02:47 - end: Raw preview

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