Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back today with tons to talk about including Raw from Monday night, all the matches and angles heading into the Money in the Bank PPV, New Japan line-ups, the story on the latest Bruce Prichard Show, mailbag and tons more! A fun show as always so check it out~!
Dave mentions that it was 29 years ago today that Ricky Steamboat and Ric Flair wrestled in Chicago. He tells the story about that encounter to start things off.
Raw is discussed. The show featured qualifying matches for Money in the Bank next month. It also had Bobby Lashley’s sit down interview, Braun Strowman, Bobby Roode’s miraculous recovery, Mojo Rawley and a main event featuring Finn Balor, Roman Reigns and Sami Zayn in a triple threat Money in the Bank qualifying bout.
There’s more notes after Raw including discussion on SmackDown, Keith Lee, New Japan’s Dominion show next month and a story about Dave that Bruce Prichard told on his podcast that he responds to.
Mailbag questions include ROH/Impact talent fees, if Kenny Omega would be pushed like Finn Balor or AJ Styles, Shawn Michaels, if top WWE brass knew of Japan’s top talent, Impact and Destination America plus more.
Start - 5:03: Flair/Steamboat
5:03 - 39:00: Raw
39:00 - 40:05: SmackDown
40:05 - 40:56: Keith Lee
40:56 - 45:08: Dominion
45:08 - 49:02: Dave on Bruce Prichard story
49:02 - end: Mailbag