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Gerweck Report podcast #39: Thoughts on WWE Battleground, poor TNA attendance, Russo, and more

Monday, Jul 21, 2014

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In episode of 39 of the Gerweck Report podcast, Frank Dee and Steve Gerweck discuss:

- Streaming issues with last night’s WWE Battleground PPV on the WWE Network
- How useless the pre-show has become
- Which tag team might be next for the Usos?
- Is Paige getting over with the WWE universe?
- Lana’s Battleground PPV promo
- Potential Summerslam matches
- The Miz winning the IC title
- Will WWE unify the IC and U.S. titles?
- The misuse of Dolph Ziggler
- What would have happened if Kazarian would have cut his hair in WWE?
- Thoughts on WWE developmental system, past and present
- WWE futures for Kenta, Prince Devitt, and Kevin Steen
- Lack of attendance for TNA’s weekend stadium shows
- Why has TNA brought back Vince Russo, again?
- And more!

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Bodyslam podcast: How should WWE use Kenta, Racism in wrestling, Lashley, and more

Saturday, Jul 19, 2014

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​The Bodyslam Podcast is back in the saddle with an all new episode. This week, Atlee Greene goes solo​ with some of the biggest topics in professional wrestling as he discuss

- Dion Beary’s article in The Atlantic on Racism in wrestling

- KENTA and how the WWE should use him

- TNA World Heavyweight Champion Bobby Lashley fighting for Bellator MMA. Should he fight as champion?

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Gerweck Report podcast #38: A review of TNA from NYC, Sting’s potential opponents, Punk’s future, more

Friday, Jul 18, 2014

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In episode 38 of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee discuss:

- Frank Dee being tweeted by Dixie Carter regarding Impact
- Last night’s taped episode of Impact from New York City
- A critique of the current TNA product, talent, and commentary
- Is EC3 a rising star in TNA?
- Dixie Carter’s on air character
- Looking ahead to TNA’s Bound for Glory in Japan
- Potential opponents for Sting if he enters WWE
- Thoughts of the upcoming WWE 2K15 release
- WWE retiring the big gold championship belt
- Replica title belts
- WWE splitting up Heyman and Cesaro?
- Looking at the final WWE Battleground PPV
- Looking ahead to John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar for Summerslam
- CM Punk’s future
- Global Force Wrestling ready to sign a TV deal?
- More names announced for the upcoming all-time hot 100 women of wrestling tournament
- and more

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Gerweck Report podcast: KENTA signs with WWE, Battleground, Sting, next IC champ, more

Monday, Jul 14, 2014

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In episode 37 of the Gerweck Report podcast, Frank Dee and Steve Gerweck discuss:

- KENTA signs with WWE, will it work?
- The upcoming Battleground PPV
- Thoughts on the battle royal for the vacant IC title
- Potential dreams matches for Sting if he does sign with WWE
- TNA’s on demand service vs. WWE Network
- The possibility of TNA shaking up its announce team
- Renee Young to announce on Raw and/or Smackdown?
- GERWECK.NET’s upcoming hottest diva of all time tournament
- What if Paul Heyman would have become head booker of TNA in 2010?
- TNA announcing a second season of British Bootcamp
- Jeff Jarrett being added to WWE’s alumni section
- Matt Striker’s new look

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Audio: Destiny talks meeting Vince McMahon, managing Jerry Lawler, ring announcing, and more

Friday, Jul 11, 2014

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Ring announcer and manager Destiny, a 22 year veteran of the wrestling business, talks:

- Growing up a wrestling fan, and how it all started for her in Philadelphia
- Her longevity in the business
- Managing and working with Jerry “The King” Lawler
- Preparing yourself to ring announce, and her favorite wrestling ring announcers
- Meeting Vince McMahon
- Changes in wrestling over the years
- Pet peeves
- All women wrestling shows
- Training with former ECW wrestler Jason Knight
- And much more!

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Gerweck Report Podcast: More WWE Network woes, McMahon wanting additional cuts, retirements, Cena, and more

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Frank Dee and Steve Gerweck discuss:

- More WWE Network woes
- Suggestions to make WWE Network better
- WWE Network finally debuts the Monday Night Wars and Saturday Night’s Main Event
- Santino and Petey Williams announce their retirements
- Scott Steiner and Jim Cornette shooting on the current wrestling products
- What if John Cena turned heel?
- WWE firing and rehiring Emma
- Renee Young taking over WWE Superstars
- ROH’s latest TV shows
- TNA’s Impact ratings improve
- Anniversaries for Goldberg vs. Hogan, and the birth of the New World Order
- The worst IC champions of all time
- And much more!

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Audio: Wrestle Review discuss nWo Souled Out ’97

Sunday, Jul 6, 2014

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In the debut edition of the Wrestle Review, Frank Dee and The Rastlin JackaL review the nWo 1997 Souled Out pay-per-view.

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Gerweck Report podcast: Thoughts on MITB, Cena, Rollins, Emma, WWE Network, and more

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014

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In the latest edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee discuss:

- The Money in the Bank PPV, and the fall out
- John Cena winning another WWE championship
- Seth Rollins winning the brief case WWE title
- Will Seth Rollins cash in and win the WWE championship?
- Which former WWE champion does Roman Reigns remind Frank of?
- More streaming issues on WWE Network
- Will fans re-subscribe to the WWE Network?
- Guerrero family drama
- Should JYD be voted in the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame?
- Emma gets arrested for Shoplifting
- The returns of The Miz, Y2J, and AJ Lee
- Latest word on Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling
- Bad wrestling storylines
- Reflections on this first half of 2014
- And much more!

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Audio: Gerweck Report podcast talk Vickie Guerrero and the WWF HOF, Josh Matthews, Bound for Glory, MITB, more

Sunday, Jun 29, 2014

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In the latest edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D talk:

- Rumors of Vickie Guerrero going into the WWE hall of fame
- Reaction to WWE releasing Josh Mathews
- Thoughts on TNA booking Bound for Glory in Tokyo
- Possible main event for Bound for Glory
- Thoughts on TNA’s Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City
- Which former TNA talent learned he was gone from the company via the internet?
- The passing of Larry Nelson
- Thoughts on the Money in the Bank PPV card
- Rumors on whom might win the vacant WWE title
- And much more!

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Audio: Gerweck Report podcast on Money in the Bank, Lashley, Six-Sided Ring, ROH, nWo, more

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014

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In the 33rd episode of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee talk:

- ROH’s Best in the World PPV
- ROH’s talent, music, production, TV distribution, etc.
- Bobby Lashley captures the TNA title from Eric Young
- TNA decides to bring back the six sided ring
- Vickie Guerrero finishes up with WWE?
- Voters say no to Victoria entering WWE’s hall of fame
- Possible scenarios for Sunday’s Money in the Bank
- Brock Lesnar to challenge for the WWE title at Summerslam?
- Latest developments regarding the WWE Network
- Was WWF disrespectful for continuing the ’99 Over the Edge PPV?
- What would have happened if Bret Hart wouldn’t have left for WCW?
- What if WCW survived to this day?
- New World Order returning to WWE?
- And much more!

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Audio: A review of ROH’s Best in the World PPV

Monday, Jun 23, 2014

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Frank Dee and The Rastlin JackaL discuss last night’s Ring of Honor Best in the World PPV in Nashville, TN. Did ROH deliver on traditional pay-per-view? Did the Nashville fans help or hurt the show overall?

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Audio: Roderick Strong talks ‘Best in the World’14′ and how far Ring of Honor has come

Saturday, Jun 21, 2014

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I had the pleasure of chatting with “The Messiah of the Backbreaker” Roderick Strong discussing ROH’s big move towards live traditional live pay-per-view, his career in Ring of Honor, his submission match with Cedric Alexander, The Decade, and seeing how far Ring of Honor has come from his perspective of being in the company for over 10 years.

Audio: Gerweck Report podcast discuss WWE and TNA’s hall of fames, MITB, Stardust, Sting vs. Taker, and more

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss:

- Randy Savage, Sting, Kevin Nash, The Rock headlining the class of 2015 for the WWE hall of fame?
- Team 3D being announced for the TNA hall of fame. Who was overlooked?
- Dudley Boys vs. The Hardy Boys in 2014?
- Will the six sided ring return in TNA?
- Will Frank D order this weekend’s ROH PPV?
- The changing landscape of PPVs in professional wrestling
- The announced participants for the vacant WWE title at Money in the Bank
- How Seth Rollins has been booked since turning against The Shield
- Cody Rhodes becomes Stardust
- How should WWE save $20 million from the budget?
- Thoughts on the Sting vs. Undertaker dream match poll result

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Special Audio: The Gerweck Report talks WWE hall of fame

Sunday, Jun 15, 2014

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In this special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Frank D and Steve Gerweck discuss the WWE hall of fame. Who belongs in the WWE hall of fame? Who shouldn’t be in the WWE hall of fame? Do guys like Eric Bischoff, Paul Heyman, and Taz belong in the hall of fame? Will Owen Hart and Chris Benoit ever get inducted?

Audio: Gerweck Report talks WWE releases, who should have been cut, TNA, and more

Friday, Jun 13, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, the podcast that tells it like it is, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss..

- The WWE releases this week
- Who should have been released?
- What is next for the released talent?
- Were the WWE cuts related to the WWE Network?
- More cuts to come?
- Will Curtis Axel make in WWE?
- NXT stars that can make an impact on the main roster
- How many PPV buys will Slammiversary generate?
- The poor build to Sunday’s PPV
- Who might be the next announcement for the TNA hall of fame?
- TNA celebrates 12 years in business

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Former wrestler receives a visit from the Department of Homeland Security

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014

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Radio show host Alex Jones talks with California activist and former professional wrestler Telly “Leatherface” Blackwood who was recently visited by the Department of Homeland Security and asked about firearms and his affiliation to Alex Jones.

In addition to wrestling, Blackwood’s acting credentials include Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman and Walt Disney’s Under Wraps. Blackwood gained a high level of popularity after his appearance on Viva La Bam Season 2, Episode 7 ‘Tree Top Casino’.

You can follow Mr. Blackwood on Twitter at twitter.com/imaleatherface

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Audio: Gerweck Report podcast talk Daniel Bryan, WWE title, Summerslam, TNA, ROH, and more

Monday, Jun 9, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss…

- Jimmy Hart’s reply to the podcast
- Heat between Mr. Perfect and Brock Lesnar
- Latest on Daniel Bryan and the WWE championship
- Potential Summerslam matches
- Is Seth Rollins the next CM Punk?
- What happened with Tommy Dreamer’s house of hardcore show
- Spike TV likely to keep Impact Wrestling
- Impact’s ratings and viewership
- Where Jeff Jarrett’s GFW might land
- When did the wrestling bubble burst?
- Why not move TNA to London?
- ROH’s upcoming PPV in Nashville

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Audio: Gerweck Report podcast talk Seth Rollins, Payback, WWE Network, Batista, and more

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014

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In the latest edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss:

- Steve’s decision to drop DirecTV
- Raw and Smackdown reruns being available the next day on Hulu
- The amount of wrestling content available online
- Streaming problems with WWE Payback
- The booking of the Seth Rollins turn
- Who will replace Rollins in The Shield?
- Batista’s future
- The announcement regarding the WWE title situation
- New WWE DVD projects
- Abdullah the Butcher to pay out $2.3 million
- An issue with Jimmy Hart
- Did anyone attend the TNA house show in Corbin, KY?
- Dixie thanks the TNA fans
- The murder of Bruiser Brody

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Audio: Gerweck Report podcast discuss Payback, WWE’s mid card, Russo, TNA, and more

Sunday, Jun 1, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast (the podcast that tells it like it is), Steve Gerweck and Frank D talk…

- Sunday’s WWE Payback PPV
- Are subscribers watching the PPVs live on the WWE Network?
- Lack of surprises in wrestling
- Cesaro and Paul Heyman’s alliance
- A possible new nation of dominance group forming
- WWE’s ratings
- Vince Russo’s blog
- Magnus calls insiders parasites
- Jeff Jarrett still owning a share of TNA, and starting a new group
- TNA having trouble selling tickets in New York
- TNA bringing in Kevin Von Erich’s sons
- Ultimate Warrior voted into the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame

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Audio: Former TNA announcer talks Hulk Hogan, Jeremy Borash, Mike Tenay, Taz, and more

Thursday, May 29, 2014

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This past Monday, May 26th, I had the opportunity to interview ex-TNA commentator Todd Keneley about all things wrestling. We discussed his career pre, and post, TNA, how he got his break with there, their outstanding talent roster, his time as a ring announcer on Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Wrestling, WWE tryouts, his WrestleMania appearance, how he owes Jeremy Borash a debt of gratitude, who he sees as the future of the business and much, much more. Some of the highlights were:

His thoughts on working with Hulk Hogan:

Getting to stand there and look across out to the judges’ platform and get to introduce Hulk Hogan was a huge thrill for me.

If you would have told seven year old me that you’re going to work with Hulk Hogan and you’re going to direct Roddy Piper for ‘Piper’s Pit’ for the UPW DVD’s…I would have been the happiest person on earth!

Commentating with Paul Bearer/Percy Pringle III:

It was such an incredible opportunity to have Percy around for the amount of time that we did. Everybody that was around him benefited…..Percy was very approachable and he would always take the time to listen………..I had the honour to call a few matches with him. What an honour that was!…….You could not ask to meet a more humble person.

How Mike Tenay and Taz reacted to him joining the TNA announce team:

Mike and Taz were both great, but they definitely put me to the test. I don’t know that they were overjoyed at first – which is a huge understatement – but I think they wanted to see what I was made of and in time I thought the three man team worked…obviously it was going to take us some time to gel, too, but it’s unfortunate because I think at Slammiversary, which was my last match, by then we were really starting to get in our groove. I wish we could have kept going….I definitely benefited from working with two veterans.

His future plans:

I’m looking for the right opportunity whether it’s a return there (TNA) or elsewhere….I definitely have an eye with what Jarrett is doing with Global Force Wrestling and would love to have an opportunity there….I’ve come close a couple of times and have been flown out to Stamford, Connecticut (for a WWE tryout) so that’s the one thing I also might need to try and cross off that bucket list!

In the rest of the interview we talk about his early commentary in UPW, playing sports in college, his career coming full circle, being a full blown Hulkamaniac, dealing with Eric Bischoff, being a jack of all trades in the industry, the upside of ‘Celebrity Wrestling’, why the Dustin ‘Screech’ Diamond and Danny Bonaduce falls-count-anywhere match stands up as a TV wrestling match, his association with Rikishi, touring Australia with Hulk Hogan, his friendships within the TNA locker room, commentating with Michael Cole and Joey Styles, being dropped in at the deep end in TNA by Eric Bischoff, TNA’s talent turnover and it’s change of direction, commentating on the road, TNA’s booking, the reasons why he left TNA and why he didn’t let many people know ahead of time, commentating on Sting and Bully Ray, whether the door is still open in TNA, joining WWE, working in MMA, wrestlers that WWE has their eye on and why they are looking talent over size , Jeff Jarrett’s new promotion, his thoughts Scorpio Sky taking part in MMA, the Samoan wrestling heritage, the independent scene, his advice on getting into the industry as a commentator and much, much more. It’s a great interview, at just over 30 minutes, so have a listen!

Audio: Gerweck Report talk WWE Network, Payback, Scott Hall, TNA, and more

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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In the latest edition of the Gerweck Report Podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss…

- 2014 Projections for WWE’s financials
- Will WWE raise subscription rates for WWE Network and add advertisements?
- What WWE needs to do to break even with the Network
- Frank D receives a WWE Network survey
- How wrestling is perceived in the TV industry, and the changing world of cable/satellite television
- Yahoo piece claims wrestling fans are cheap and low income
- Sunday’s WWE Payback PPV
- Kurt Angle vs. Bret Hart dream match
- Sting still hasn’t signed with WWE? Is he signing with Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling?
- TV ratings
- Thoughts on last week’s Impact Wrestling
- TNA bringing back the six sided ring?
- The latest on Scott Hall

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Audio: The debut of the Diemond podcast featuring Kaitlin Diemond

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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In the debut edition of the Diemond Podcast, Steve Gerweck and Kaitlin Diemond talk:

- Diemond’s recent Canadian tour which also featured Serena Deeb and Sarah Stock

- Kaitlin’s first wardrobe malfunction in the ring
- Getting ribbed
- Bad wrestling promoters
- Partying with Chris Jericho
- Sending feelers to WWE and TNA
- WWE hiring more female models to become divas
- The Montreal Screwjob
- Getting into real fights
- Hobbies, favorite TV shows, music
- All this and much more!

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Audio: Gerweck Report podcast talk Daniel Bryan, WWE hall of fame, CM Punk, Scott Hall, and more

Monday, May 19, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss:

- Daniel Bryan’s injury, and the likelihood WWE strips him of the WWE title
- Possible WWE championship match at Summerslam
- Rumored names for the WWE hall of fame in 2015
- Vince McMahon still calling the shots in WWE
- McMahon loses millions
- Should WWE unify the IC and U.S. titles?
- Future of WWE: Stephanie/Triple H vs. Shane McMahon
- WWE signs a new TV deal with NBC Universal
- Will Sting vs. Undertaker happen?
- Total Divas renewed for another season
- TNA being down to 33 contracted wrestlers
- TNA stars jumping to ROH
- Scott Hall cancels a scheduled appearance
- The latest on the WWE Network, and much more!

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Audio: The latest edition of the Bodyslam Podcast

Friday, May 16, 2014

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This edition of The Bodyslam Podcast dabbles in a little experiment. In the spirit of Batista appearing in the upcoming Marvel Studios film, Guardians of the Galaxy, we decided to take a break from the world of professional wrestling and discuss all of the comings and goings of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Between the in ring action, colorful characters, god like physiques, and over the top storylines, wrestling is a live action comic book and there is tremendous crossover with both genres.

Gerweck.net writer Atlee Greene along with Todd Graham and Shane Daly geek out with their predictions, dream scenarios and thoughts on the past, present and future Marvel films with a little Star Wars mixed in for fun. We hope you enjoy this topical trial run.

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Audio: Gerweck Report talks WWE Network, TNA losing more talent, Dixie’s tweets, Undertaker’s streak, and more

Monday, May 12, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss:

- Frankie Kazarian’s departure from TNA
- Will Mason Ryan resurface in TNA?
- Dixie Carter’s puzzling tweets
- Jim Ross to return to commentary
- The lack of quality commentary in wrestling today
- Possible new shows on WWE Network, and the return of Tough Enough
- Possible trainers for Tough Enough
- WWE going all in on the Network
- The story regarding a backstage altercation involving Sheamus and Sin Cara
- HBK claims Vince McMahon made the call to end The Undertaker’s streak hours before Wrestlemania 30
- Is CM Punk’s retired?
- Has WWE PPV’s lost their luster?
- TNA’s new video game

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Audio: Bodyslam podcast talk Batista, The Streak, WM 30, Daniel Bryan, and more

Friday, May 9, 2014

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The Bodyslam Podcast is back after our brief hiatus! Gerweck.net writer Atlee Greene along with Todd Graham and Shane Daly cover all of the hot topics from the past month including

- WrestleMania 30

- The Streak

- Ultimate Warrior’s passing

- Daniel Bryan’s title reign so far

- WWE Extreme Rules

- Batista status in WWE

- Ring of Honor’s move to Pay-Per-View

- and so much more.

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Audio: Gerweck Report podcast on Extreme Rules, Batista’s status, Smackdown’s declining ratings, more

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss:

- WWE’s Extreme Rules PPV
- Monday’s Raw
- Dean Ambrose dropping the U.S. title in a battle royal
- Sheamus falling asleep at Sunday’s PPV
- The status of Batista in WWE
- The lack of creditable opponents for Daniel Bryan
- Smackdown’s declining ratings
- Should WWE bring back the brand extension?
- Recent additions to the WWE Network line up
- Thoughts on why WWE won’t pursue Christopher Daniels or AJ Styles
- Listener’s feedback and questions
- All this and much more in this 90 minute podcast

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Audio: The Gerweck Report talks TNA, best talkers, CM Punk, Jesse Ventura, and more

Monday, Apr 28, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss:

- TNA signs with United Talent Agency
- Impact’s dismal TV ratings
- Dixie Carter’s meeting with talent
- Lack of feedback for TNA’s Sacrifice PPV
- TNA missing the boat on talent
- WWE’s list of the top 50 talkers
- The passing of former announcer Lee Marshall
- Address listener comments and questions
- Is Ric Flair joining Evolution?
- Is WWE going to be book a War Games match?
- WWE hall of famer predicts that CM Punk will be back at Summerslam
- Jesse Ventura’s comments on steroids
- All this and much more!

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Audio: Gerweck Report talks Evolution, Kane, WWE Network, TNA, GFW, and more

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss…

- The return of the masked Kane
- Does Sheamus deserve a shot at Daniel Bryan’s WWE title?
- Lack of reaction for Evolution’s reformation
- How to get out of your six month subscription commitment for the WWE Network
- The most watched shows on the WWE Network
- WWE compares it the network to Netflix
- 15 years since the passing of Rick Rude
- Frank D says TNA is a dead brand
- A listener compares CM Punk to Ultimate Warrior
- A question regarding the WCW invasion of WWF
- Global Force Wrestling using TNA talent in their graphics
- All this and much more!

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Podcast: Gerweck Report talks Ultimate Warrior week, TNA, Vince Russo, GFW, Jesse Neal, and more

Friday, Apr 18, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank D discuss:

- Warrior week on WWE Network and the outstanding documentary on Warrior’s career
- The ten bell salute on Raw
- Sting’s arrival on the WWE Network
- Hulk Hogan and Warrior reconciling
- Vince Russo’s return to TNA
- Global Force Wrestling’s announcement about working with NASCAR
- Criticism of Jesse Neal working at Walmart
- ROH’s return to PPV
- Address a reader’s criticism of the Monday podcast and much more!

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