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WOR: Shane McMahon and WrestleMania, Smackdown, New Japan Long Beach, more!


Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer is back with tons to talk about including the situation with Shane McMahon and WrestleMania, Smackdown, New Japan Long Beach thoughts after Dave watched on TV, ratings, PWG getting a new building, Josh Barnett, mailbag and tons more! A fun show as always so check it out~!

Shane McMahon is injured, but no one knows if he’ll make it to WrestleMania. Dave gives his thoughts on the situation and how it went down. Meanwhile, Charlotte missed the SmackDown tapings due to dental surgery.

SmackDown is reviewed, as is Mixed Match Challenge and 205 Live. Ratings talk followed soon after.

Concussion lawsuit talk follows, with cases filed by Vito LoGrasso and Evan Singleton being thrown out. Dave also re-watched New Japan’s show in Long Beach and gives further details of his thoughts, as well as thoughts on the latest episode of Being the Elite and WrestleMania weekend events.

The Legion Hall in Reseda, California, which has been PWG’s home base for over a decade, has been sold and will no longer be holding wrestling shows. Dave talks about the situation and runs down the All Star Weekend cards for next month. Dave also talks about Josh Barnett being cleared after failing a drug test two years ago.

Mailbag questions include Pyro at WrestleMania, Dave watching wrestling matches in Japan, Sam Greco in WCW and pro wrestling rules in Louisiana.


Start - 4:50: Shane McMahon

4:50 - 7:00: Charlotte update

7:00 - 16:36: SmackDown, 205 Live, Mixed Match Challenge

16:36 - 19:42: Ratings

19:42 - 26:54: Concussion lawsuit

26:54 - 43:05: New Japan, Being the Elite

43:05 - 46:42: PWG

46:42 - 49:59: Josh Barnett

49:59 - end: Mailbag

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