Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back today with tons to talk about including RAW from Monday night, the full Backlash card thus far, an awesome main event, the Champion Carnival finals, Cow Palace tickets, Kane's election, Bellator notes from Saturday, the Mauro Ranallo documentary coming up on Showtime, mailbag and tons more!
We start off with a rundown of Raw, including a main event featuring Finn Balor challenge Seth Rollins for the Intercontinental title. A overview of the Backlash card follows.
All Japan’s Champion Carnival is in the books, with NOAH’s Naomichi Marufuji picking up the win over Triple Crown champion Kento Miyahara. Dave briefly talks about his thoughts on the match. He also talks about NJPW’s tickets for the Cow Palace going on sale tomorrow. There’s also talk on Glen Jacobs running for mayor, Bellator and Maruo Ranallo’s documentary.
Mailbag questions include how many times Bruno sold out the Boston Garden, Tiger Mask II, the NJPW dojo system, Incredibly Strange Wrestling, Batista, ROH Global Wars and Brock Lesnar/Jon Jones.
A fun show as always so check it out~!
Start - 34:18: Raw
34:18 - 36:46: Champion Carnival
36:46- 38:08: NJPW Cow Palace
38:08 - 39:12: Glen Jacobs
39:12 - 40:43: Bellator
40:43 - 42:08: Mauro
42:08 - end: Mailbag