Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back today with tons to talk about including a look at Raw from Monday night, the latest in the Ronda Rousey saga, the Roman Reigns promo and what is up with Brock Lesnar, and more, plus Lucha Underground tapings, UFC update, Jon Jones hearing, mailbag and more! A fun show as always so check it out~!
We start the show off with talk about the Roman Reigns promo from Raw talking about Brock Lesnar not appearing on Raw last night when they were scheduled for a confrontation. They talk about the situation, what is going on, and possible backup plans in case either Roman or Brock can’t make it to WrestleMania.
Bryan and Dave recap Raw, featuring Ronda Rousey seemingly making amends with The Authority until Triple H blasted Kurt Angle with a punch. A preview of tonight’s shows follows, then a rundown of this past weekend’s Lucha Underground tapings and what will go down on season 4.
Jon Jones’ hearing on his failed drug test will take place tomorrow. We will soon know what the repercussions of that will be.
Mailbag questions include the differences between UFC/Brock talking and ROH talent talking to WWE, Tanahashi possibly winning the New Japan Cup, Samoa Joe’s return, why Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier weren’t shown on Raw and how Lance Russell and Dave Brown jumped shipped from Nick Gulas’ promotion to Jerry Jarrett’s.
Roman Reigns promo/Brock Lesnar status: Start - 6:41
Raw: 6:41 - 37:18
Smackdown, 205 Live, Mixed Match Challenge preview: 37:18 - 41:33
Lucha Underground (spoilers): 41:33 - 43:44
Jon Jones: 43:44 - 48:43
Mailbag: 48:43 - end