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Feud of the Year (2014)

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What makes wrestling tick? There’s the actual in-ring product, the athletic competition between two (or more) giants who turn hammer-locks and chain-grappling into a dance. There’s the driving story behind the match. Why are these titans fighting? Why should we care? That’s where rivalries come in… they gives us, as fans, that emotional investment. Here are our picks for ‘Feud ... Read More »

Heel of the Year (2014)

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Best “bad guy” of the year is such a tricky category – on the one hand, you want to hate them, but on the other, sometimes the most hated guys are fan favorites. Then there’s the divide between supporting characters (authority figures or managers) and the actual wrestling talents themselves. Does Paul Heyman earn this award by default? How many guys ... Read More »

Breakout Star of the Year (2014)

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So many guys (and gals) in 2014 had their “moment.” They grabbed that brass ring. While the youth movement moniker has been tossed around over the last decade, no other year has been filled with as many young guys fighting for a spot as 2014 was. Did Bray Wyatt solidify his spot against John Cena at Wrestlemania? Did The Shield ... Read More »

The Best of 2014: Professional Wrestling

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2014 saw major changes sweep across the professional wrestling landscape. WWE launched a brand new digital network, while TNA Impact Wrestling was forced to find itself a new network entirely. New promotions, such as Global Force Wrestling and Lucha Underground, were started, and Ring of Honor fought for its right to be considered one of the “major players.” Hulk Hogan came ... Read More »

The Flagship: Catching up on WWE Raw, TLC, NXT and a Few Bold Predictions

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Brian and Michael are finally (it was only two weeks!) back for the Flagship podcast and they have some catching up to do. They guys talk about the NXT Takeover R-Evolution show, the booking for it compared to Raw and other WWE programming, TLC and what they thought did and did not work, Raw over the past few weeks including ... Read More »

The Flagship: The Slammys on WWE Raw, TLC and NXT Previews and Bold Predictions

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael and there’s a lot to talk about. The guys discuss the Slammys on Raw this past Monday which one of them liked, the voting for the awards, a suggestion for a future change to them and a bold prediction after watching Raw. Plus, they talk about the mentality to currrent wrestling booking, ... Read More »

The Flagship: WWE Survivor Series Lookback, Sting is Here, Raw is a Dud

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael and they have lots to talk about. The guys look back at WWE Survivor Series from Sunday, the debut of Sting and how it was done and a disappointing Raw from Monday night. Plus, they talk about the Big Show turning again, what was missing from Raw, the Larry the Cable ... Read More »

The Flagship: Impact Wrestling Has New Home, Survivor Series, Macho Man and Heidenreich

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Brian and Michael are back and better than even for The Flagship podcast with a lot to talk about. That includes Impact Wrestling finding a new home on Destination America and some details on that deal along with expectations and more including what talent could remain there and who might not. Plus, they talk about Raw from Monday night, this ... Read More »

Ethan Carter III injured

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The bad news keeps coming for TNA Wrestling. Ethan Carter III, the storyline spoiled nephew of TNA president Dixie Carter, has suffered a torn biceps injury that is expected to require surgery, according to the Wrestling Observer. EC3, real name Thomas Hutter,  could miss at least six months. This is awful news. Hutter was coming into his own with the EC3 heel character ... Read More »

TNA Impact Wrestling Results: New Champ, Aries vs. Lashley

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TNA Impact Wrestling November 12, 2014 Sandy Bays Events Center Bethlehem, Pennsylvania If you missed last week’s edition of TNA Impact Wrestling click here For all of our coverage on TNA Impact Wrestling click here Opening Segment: Kenny King walks up to Bobby Lashley and Lashley wants to know where MVP is. King does not know and Lashley throws a ... Read More »

Scott Fishman On WWE Network, ‘Feud’ with Kurt Angle, What to Watch

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Scott Fishman — contributor to the Miami Herald — joins the podcast to talk about the WWE Network numbers that were released last week, what he is watching on the network and how often along with how the WWE is promoting it. Plus, he talks about being called out on Twitter by Kurt Angle, what programming he watches live, Smackdown ... Read More »

TNA Impact Wrestling Results: Roode vs. MVP

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TNA Impact Wrestling November 5, 2014 Sandys Bay Events Center Bethlehem, Pennsylvania If you missed last week’s edition of TNA Impact Wrestling click here For all of our coverage on TNA Impact Wrestling click here First In-Ring Segment:  Kurt Angle welcomes us to the show and introduces us to the NEW TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Roode. Kurt Angle is ... Read More »