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Gerweck Report #67: CM Punk’s tweet, a rant on the WWE hall of fame, best tag teams, over rated wrestlers, and more

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014

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

– CM Punk’s tweet
– Gerweck’s rant on the WWE hall of fame
– Why Chyna should be inducted into hall of fame
– The Monday Night War series on the WWE hall of fame
– Speculation on why Randy Savage is not in the WWE hall of fame
– The move to induct the British Bulldog
– Discussion on the best tag teams past and present
– Has the IWC over rated Lance Storm?
– Is Mick Foley over rated?
– Did WCW make any stars besides Goldberg?
– Which stars came out of the WCW power plant?
– Breaking News! TNA signs a new TV deal
– and more!

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Gerweck Report podcast with TSC’s Fred Richani: WWE’s creative process, TNA future, thoughts on WWE 2k15, and more

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome Fred Richani of the The Sports Courier to discuss the current state of the wacky world..

– Lack of continuity in today’s product
– The creative process in WWE
– Will Triple H change anything when he is fully in charge of WWE?
– The lack of crowd reaction for Raw
– WWE’s need to change the TV/PPV sets
– The lack of characters in WWE
– Dolph Ziggler and Cesaro are damaged goods
– The Roman Reigns character
– WWE pushing Mark Henry again?
– Kane the main event killer
– WWE’s Network being a lame duck product
– Thoughts on the new WWE video game
– TNA’s future
– What changes should TNA make moving forward?
– The awful ring name of Bram
– TNA needing to improve talent/media relations
– The poor house TNA drew at the TV taping in Bethlehem, PA
– and more!

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Exclusive interview with Bobby Eaton: Jim Cornette, Steve Austin, Koko B. Ware, scaffold matches, different tag partners, and more

Monday, Nov 17, 2014

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Bobby Eaton Interview

In this exclusive interview, Steve Gerweck talks to wrestling legend “Beautiful” Bobby Eaton on the following topics:

– Health update
– The “Beautiful” nickname (“I don’t think I’m beautiful, believe me”)
– His favorite tag team partner?
– Vince McMahon not liking tag team wrestling
– Why he didn’t jump to WWF after the Midnight Express disbanded
– Being on the road with Jim Cornette
– Eaton’s first impression of Cornette
– Cornette’s Diary Queen incident
– Never winning the Crockett Cup tag team tournament
– Working on scaffold (“I hate theme matches”)
– Being injured working scaffold matches
– The Mulkey Brothers
– Crockett selling his promotion to Bill Watts (“That was a downfall for pro wrestling”)
– His notorious travel bag
– Where Eaton believes the Midnight Express in the annuals of tag team wrestling
– Koko B. Ware’s hall of fame credentials
– Seeing the potential in Steve Austin
– Wrestling in Japan
– His brief stint in ECW

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Audio: Jesse Ventura talks Net neutrality, a national sales tax, health care, and more

Friday, Nov 14, 2014

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WWE hall of famer and former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura was a guest on the Friday edition of the Alex Jones radio show. Topics discussed include:

– Net neutrality
– Running for president in ’16?
– Poor voter turn out at the mid term elections
– The Republicans taking control of congress
– Heath care
– The Chris Kyle Lawsuit
– The end of Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura
– The news networks
– A national sales tax
– Putin
– and more!

Gerweck Report #64: ECW Exposed, Jim Ross, Grumpy Cat, Cesaro, ROH live, and more

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014

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

– The ECW Exposed show that aired on the WWE Network
– The ECW music on the network
– Lack of good theme songs today
– Would John Cena have worked in the old ECW?
– Cesaro being under utilized in WWE
– Have they killed the PPV business?
– Would people watch jobber matches today?
– Do more fans today talk about ECW more than WCW?
– Dudley Boyz or The Road Warriors?
– Steve Austin’s “Uncle Eric” promo
– The grumpy cat is coming to Raw
– JR is coming to GFW
– Steve’s experience at a weekend ROH show
– Is Rusev a future WWE champion?
– TNA moving Impact to Monday nights against Raw in 2010
– Frank Dee’s message to Dixie Carter

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GRP with Matt Hardy: A possible return to WWE, Philosophical differences with Russo, TNA TV update, Jeff Hardy, and more

Monday, Nov 10, 2014

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Matt Hardy Interview

In this special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome GERWECK.NET hall of famer Matt Hardy.

Topics discussed include:

– Hardy never winning the world title in WWE
– Politics in wrestling
– State of tag team wrestling
– The WWE Network
– Chances of the Hardy Boyz returning to WWE (“If I never set foot back in WWE, I’m cool with that!”)
– Hardy’s thoughts on the current WWE product
– Hardy’s opinion of Vince Russo
– The turning point for the Hardy Boyz in the WWF
– Was the storyline with Hardy-Edge-Lita a shoot or a work?
– Is another wrestling boom period coming?
– Will Matt being returning to ROH?
– Thoughts on the TNA TV situation
– A Jeff Hardy update
– His match against Jeff at Wrestlemania
– TNA overpaying for Hulk Hogan
– Dixie Carter
– His return Japanese tour with Wrestle-1
– Global Force Wrestling
– And more

Follow Matt Hardy on Twitter @MATTHARDYBRAND
Click here for Matt’s official web site

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My interview with RVD: His stand up comedy, his WWE status, being insulted by TNA and why he left, Russo, and more

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RVD Interview

In this exclusive GERWECK.NET interview with former WWE and TNA world champion Rob Van Dam, RVD discusses:

– His current projects, and doing stand up comedy
– What does RVD to do to relax?
– The concept of the WWE Network, and the content being edited
– No more jobber matches
– His WWE status, and might we see him at Wrestlemania 31?
– Should WWE offer a limited dates deal to Kurt Angle?
– RVD’s thoughts on Stephanie and Triple H gaining more in WWE
– How the WWE backstage atmosphere has changed
– Why WWF didn’t hire Bill Alfonso with RVD in 2001
– Vince Russo’s lack of creativity in TNA
– Why TNA never really clicked with wrestling fans
– Van Dam almost renewing his contract with TNA, and being insulted by the company
– Funny Sabu story in TNA
– and more!

Warning: Strong language

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My interview with ROH star Matt Sydal (Evan Bourne): Returning to ROH, the WWE experience, a possible to WWE, more

Sunday, Nov 9, 2014

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I had the chance to catch up to former WWE superstar Evan Bourne, who has returned to Ring of Honor as Matt Sydal. This interview was taped prior to Saturday night’s ROH debut in Toledo, OH:

Topics discussed:

– Sydal’s re-birth in ROH
– How ROH has changed over the years
– The novelty of ROH
– ROH’s steady growth
– The live experience of a wrestling show
– His WWE highlight, and getting injured
– A possible return to WWE?

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My interview with Adam Cole: The ROH product, CM Punk’s future, goals, and more

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I had the opportunity to chat with former Ring of Honor champion Adam Cole prior to Saturday Night’s ROH debut in Toledo, Ohio.

Topics discussed include:

– What differentiates ROH from the other wrestling promotions?
– Training with Combat Zone Wrestling
– Favorite wrestlers growing up
– What winning the ROH title meant to him

Follow Adam Cole on Twitter @AdamColePro

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Audio: Jimmy Jacobs on ROH missing in major markets, his future, and more

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I had the opportunity of interviewing Jimmy Jacobs prior to Saturday night’s Ring of Honor show in Toledo, OH.

Topics discussed include:

– ROH’s TV growth since Sinclair purchased the promotion
– Will he retire in Ring of Honor?
– Taking bumps over the years

Follow Jimmy Jacobs on Twitter @JimmyJacobsX

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Audio: Cedric Alexander talks ROH clicking with wrestling fans, lack of African American stars, Stereotypes, more

Saturday, Nov 8, 2014

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I had the opportunity to chat with ROH stand out Cedric Alexander prior to Saturday’s Ring of Honor house in Toledo, Ohio.

Topics discussed include:

– What ROH needs to do to grow
– His wrestling training and breaking into the business
– His fondness for WCW’s cruiserweight division
– If being African American helps or hurts him in the wrestling business
– Stereotypes in wrestling
– Being allowed to be creative
– Where he sees himself in five years

Alexander is available for bookings at cede816@gmail.com, halo441@yahoo.com
Follow him on Twitter @CedricAlexander

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Gerweck Report podcast #62: Monday Night War, best theme music, dream matches, Shamrock, Reigns, and more

Thursday, Nov 6, 2014

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

– The Survivor Series being offered for free on the WWE Network
– No blood for WWE cage matches
– The lack of creativity in WWE
– Thoughts on the Monday Night War series on the WWE Network
– Eric Bischoff said Bret Hart lost his passion in WCW
– Which stars did WCW create?
– What happened to Taz when he debuted in WWE?
– Bill Goldberg’s WCW streak
– Jericho’s creativity in WCW and signing with WWE
– The lack of catch phrases today
– The future of Roman Reigns in WWE
– Should Ken Shamrock be inducted into the WWE hall of fame?
– Should Christian be voted into the GERWECK.NET hall of fame?
– All time favorite wrestling theme songs
– Dream matches that never happened
– and more!

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Gerweck Report with D-Lo Brown: Why he feels Savage will never get into the WWE HOF, Dixie not growing in the biz, PG rating, and more

Monday, Nov 3, 2014

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D-LO BROWN Interview

In this special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome former TNA and WWE superstar D-Lo Brown.

Topics discussed include:

– D-Lo on today’s wrestling: “I don’t keep up with any of the products, “TNA or WWE!”
– Going back and watching some of his old matches and footage
– What does Vince McMahon need to do to rejuvenate the wrestling business?
– WWF winning the Monday Night war
– Did WWF botch the WCW Invasion?
– TNA’s roster today
– Thoughts on the Aces and Eights angle – “We could have done more with the talent that was in there.”
– The Spike TV/Vince Russo fall out
– Four sides vs. six sided ring
– Over exposure of the TNA in Orlando
– On Dixie Carter: “Dixie Carter is a great business woman, but she is not a great wrestling woman! .. I never saw her grow as a wrestling owner!”
– Working with New Jack and Mustafa in SMW
– The chest protector gimmick
– Could a new nation of domination group in WWE today?
– Is PG killing the wrestling? “To me, wrestling is inherently violent!”
– The Droz incident
– On Vince Russo: “I think Vince is an ultra creative guy!”
– Does D-Lo think Steve Austin will wrestle again?
– “In my opinion, Randy will never been in the (WWE) hall of fame”
– The plight of Amhed Johnson
– Will D-Lo open a wrestling school?
– and much more!

Be sure to follow D-Lo Brown on Twitter @dlbrown75

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Audio: Len Rossi on his career in the Memphis territory

Saturday, Nov 1, 2014

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Rossi talks about his career in the Memphis territory, being the first to integrate mix races teaming with Blackcat Brown, and the accident that ended his wrestling career, more

Halloween edition of the Gerweck Report Podcast: WWE Network, McMahon, Angle, Reigns, Ryback returns, and more

Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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In this special Halloween edition of the Gerweck Report Podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee discuss:

– WWE Network subscriber numbers
– Price changes for the network, a free month of services
– Is WWE addressing the network’s content?
– An idea for a new network show
– The Hell in the Cell PPV main event
– Kurt Angle staying with TNA
– Can Roman Reigns carrying the torch?
– Is Raw the worst TV show on television today?
– Maybe Vince McMahon should take a pay cut
– Bobby Roode wins the TNA title
– A political rant, and thoughts on the upcoming elections
– Ryback returns
– Lesnar doesn’t have to defend the WWE title every thirty days?
– The Nielsen ratings
– Thoughts on WWE 2K15
– and more!

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Bodyslam Podcast: Hell in a Cell Recap, WWE Network subscriber numbers, Daniel Bryan, and more

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On this episode of The Bodyslam Podcast, Atlee Greene is joined by guest host Jason LaBonte. Jason is a former independent wrestler in the New England area who brings his insight and knowledge to the show. Topics covered this week are

– Hell in a Cell Recap

– Monday Night Raw Recap

– Bobby Roode vs. Bobby Lashley main event from Impact

– Daniel Bryan

– WWE Network subscriber numbers

and More!

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Audio: WWE’s Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Call With Vince McMahon

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

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Today’s WWE’s Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Call With Vince McMahon.

Gerweck Report featuring The Honky Tonk Man: WWE Hall of Fame, HTM trademark, Savage, Flair, TNA, ROH, and more

Monday, Oct 27, 2014

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Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome the greatest IC champion of all-time The Honky Tonk Man.

Topics discussed include:

– Working on the independent circuit
– When will walk away from the ring
– TNA wanting to book HTM for one appearances, and why he turned them down
– Why he turned down the WWE hall of fame
– Why the WWE hall of fame disappeared for a time
– Why he inducted Koko B. Ware into the WWE hall of fame
– Why Randy Savage is not in the hall of fame
– Why HTM doesn’t watch today’s WWE product
– Suggestions on making the product better
– His current relationship with WWE
– HTM’s thoughts on the WWE Network
– The Honky Tonk Man trademark
– Forming a tag team with Greg Valentine, and the plan to win the WWF tag team champions
– Bischoff not liking HTM
– His current relationship with Jerry “The King” Lawler and Brian Christopher
– Thoughts on Shane McMahon, Vince Russo, and Jesse Ventura
– Thoughts on Vince McMahon passing the reigns to Triple H and Stephanie McMahon
– Will HTM write a book?
– And much more in the exclusive interview!

Follow The Honky Tonk Man on Twitter @OfficialHTM. Visit HTM’s official web site (HONKYTONKMAN.NET )

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Gerweck Report interviews Jake Roberts: Health update, making peace with The Ultimate Warrior, Hogan, HIAC, and more

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Jake The Snake Interview

In our interview with WWE hall of famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts, he talks:

– Updates us on his health issues
– Losing weight, and changing his outlook on life due to DDP’s Yoga
– His grudge held against The Ultimate Warrior, and making peace with him at the WWE hall of fame ceremony
– His upcoming movie, comedy tour, and book
– Learning he had a daughter he didn’t know about
– Someone posing to be him on Instagram
– His beef with the internet
– Problem with today’s wrestling
– The McMahon’s paying for his rehab
– His thought’s on Hell in the Cell and Bray Wyatt
– Giving back
– His program with Savage, and not working with Hulk Hogan
– And more!

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Bodyslam podcast: Thoughts on Raw, TNA’s future, GFW/NJPW, HIAC PPV predictions, and more

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

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The Bodyslam Podcast is back in the saddle with all sorts of pro wrestling goodness. Atlee Greene and Todd Graham discuss all of the hot topics of the week including:

– This past week’s episode of Monday Night Raw

– TNA’s Future

– Global Force Wrestling/New Japan Pro Wrestling

– Hell in a Cell Predictions

And More!

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Gerweck Report Podcast #57: Chyna shoots on Sean Waltman, TNA’s bleak future, more Russo, HIAC predictions, and more

Friday, Oct 24, 2014

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In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee cover the water front of current topics:

– WWE Hell in the Cell PPV predictions. No blood on Sunday?
– Frank Dee debates The Disco Inferno
– Russo’s controversial comments. We are still awaiting on round two with Russo, will it happen?
– TNA’s bleak future
– TNA’s world title situation
– Justin Roberts not retained by WWE
– Chyna shoots on Sean Waltman and Stephanie McMahon
– Thoughts on our interview with Christopher Daniels
– Just how dull the wrestling industry is right now
– Steve fills out a WWE survey for the network
– Mick Foley’s promo on Raw
– The RKO videos on social media
– Best Nitro endings
– Would Lex Luger have made a good WWF champion?
– Lance Storm’s hall of fame credentials
– Listener questions and comments
– David Hasselhoff endorses the British Bulldog for the WWE hall of fame
– Ed Leslie’s many ring names
– Lilian Garcia’s real age
– and more!

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Audio: Earl Cooter says Cody Deaner ripped off his gimmick in TNA

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

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Independent wrestler and trainer Earl Cooper talks taking a correct back bump from Low Ki, talks in-depth about FTW promotion. He tells a funny Sabu story, also how Cody Deaner’s gimmick in TNA was a rip off from him and the up coming show featuring Hacksaw Jim Duggan and more.

Gerweck.net talks to Christopher Daniels: TNA, never winning the world title, Russo, Dixie, Styles, WWE, ROH, GFW, and more

Monday, Oct 20, 2014

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Daniels interview

GERWECK.NET welcome former TNA X-division and tag team champion Christopher Daniels for exclusive interview.

Topics discussed:

– On ROH: (Daniels and Kazarian) “We decided to make Ring of Honor our home. We have made that our number one priority.”
– The state of tag team wrestling
– On Leaving TNA: “I just feel like Frankie and I weren’t somebody’s cup of tea there .. I just assumed after awhile, that someone wasn’t on our side on the creative team.”
– Missed opportunity to work with The Wolves: “It never came around.”
– Morale in the TNA locker room
– Daniels let go by TNA for budgetary reasons? “They basically got rid of me and Frankie Kazarian and then the next tag team series they focused on, they brought back Matt Hardy and Devon .. to me, monetarily, that doesn’t make any sense .. I saw my pay checks, and I wasn’t breaking the bank.”
– WWE’s reluctance to sign TNA talent “I am surprised it never happened for AJ (Styles).”
– The possibility of working for WWE in the future. Would he accept a WWE developmental deal?
– Vince Russo in TNA: “When Frankie and I left, we had no idea he was even there.”
– On Russo: “Some of his ideas were good, some weren’t .. I just had a hard time communicating with him, I feel.”
– The TNA creative process
– Dixie Carter’s management of TNA
– TNA bringing back the six sided ring
– Never winning the world heavyweight title
– His year long feud with AJ Styles
– TNA booking Bound for Glory in Japan: “Yeah, it was confusing, I didn’t understand quite the mentality behind it.”
– Working for New Japan in the future
– Thoughts on TNA’s TV future
– What ROH needs to do to grow its audience
– His emotional return to ROH
– What ROH needs to do to attract fans to PPV
– Lack of fans attending live TNA house shows
– The possibility of working for Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling
– Working with Hulk Hogan in TNA
– His favorite tag teams
– Will he write a book?
– Life after wrestling
– His legacy in the business
– and much more!

Visit Daniels’ official web site at fallenangelchristopherdaniels.com
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Follow Daniels on Twitter at @facdaniels

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Audio: Roxy Rossi talks being third generation in the wrestling business, love of animals, Walking Dead, and more

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014

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atomic podcast

The Atomic Podcast interviews third generation star Roxy Rossi. Rossi talks about being a third generation wrestler, her wrestling career, her love of animals, being an avid fan of the Walking Dead, plus her female inspiration for being a wrestler, and eating vegan style.

Gerweck Report Podcast #56: Frank Dee’s birthday, Sonny Onoo on the nWo, Bischoff, Russo, Jarrett, and more

Friday, Oct 17, 2014

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Sonny Onoo Interview

In this special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee are joined by former WCW manager Sonny Onoo, the innovator of the selfie. It is Frank Dee’s birthday, so we talk a lot of one of Frank’s favorite topics – World Championship Wrestling.

Topic’s discussed include:

– His background in kick boxing and meeting Eric Bischoff
– Working a show in North Korea, and meeting Muhammad Ali
– The success of nWo Japan
– The New Japan/WCW relationship
– Transitioning from being a referee to becoming a manager
– The origins of the New World Order
– Sonny’s evaluation of today’s wrestling product
– WCW politics
– The creative process in WCW
– Russo’s decision to eliminate the international talent
– Onoo’s lawsuit against WCW
– Vince McMahon purchasing WCW
– The talents of Ernest “The Cat” Miller
– The possibility of Onoo working for Jeff Jarrett’s Global Force Wrestling
– and more!

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Audio: Ron Simmons on his ECW stint, The Rock getting over, Teddy Long, Owen Hart, and more

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014

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Ron Simmons Interview

WWE hall of famer Ron Simmons was a guest on the Gerweck Report Podcast on Monday. Here is our exclusive interview:

Topics discussed:

* his ECW stint
* Doom (where is Butch Reed today?)
* Teddy Long
* The Nation of Domination
* The Rock
* Owen Hart
* JBL, The APA
* The “Damn” catchphrase
* WWE Network
* His current relationship with WWE
* Owen Hart
* Possible book

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Gerweck Report podcast #55: Ron Simmons interview, Bound for Glory, WWE Network, Hogan, Rock, Austin, and more

Monday, Oct 13, 2014

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Ron Simmons Interview

In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome WWE hall of famer Ron Simmons. Topics also discussed include:

– The Bound for Glory PPV weekend, and Dixie Carter’s deleted tweets
– No TNA world title or tag team title match at Bound for Glory?
– No Bobby Roode at BFG?
– WWE Network to start airing advertisements
– Team 3D’s future
– Havok arrival in TNA
– Royal Rumble to feature 40 wrestlers again
– State of wrestling on PPV
– Hulk Hogan to wrestle again?
– Triple H vs. The Rock at Wrestlemania 31?
– Cena’s best rivals

Ron Simmons talks:
* his ECW stint
* Doom (where is Butch Reed today?)
* Teddy Long
* The Nation of Domination
* The Rock
* Owen Hart
* JBL, The APA
* The “Damn” catchphrase
* WWE Network
* His current relationship with WWE
* Owen Hart
* Possible book

Upcoming Ron Simmons appearances:

Friday October 17, 2014 8PM Bell Time

The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

24801 Three Notch Road – Hollywood, MD 20636

Amy Dumas FKA Lita, Ron Simmons, “Hardcore” Bob Holly, Christian York, Luke Hawx, MCW Champion Drolix w/ Black Wall Street, The Bruiser, Shane Strickland, The Punk Rock All Stars and more.

Saturday October 18, 2014 7:30PM Bell Time

Frederick Indoor Sports Center
1845 Brookfield CT – Frederick , MD , 21701

Amy Dumas FKA Lita, Ron Simmons,”Hardcore” Bob Holly & Luke Gallows , Christian York, Luke Hawx, MCW Champion Drolix w/ Black Wall Street, Mandy Leon, Shane Strickland and more.

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Gerweck Report podcast special: Brodus Clay on having his Wrestlemania match nixed, WWE creative, WWE Network, Cena, Punk, and more

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014

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Brodus Clay Interview

Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome special guest, former WWE superstar Brodus Clay to the Gerweck Report podcast.

Topics covered:

– What has Brodus been up to since departing WWE
– Clay growing up a wrestling fan, and his favorite wrestlers
– Training with Deep South Wrestling and Florida Championship Wrestling
– Why Clay feels WWE developmental is more stressful than being on the main roster
– Being mentored by the likes of Dusty Rhodes, Arn Anderson, and Bill DeMott
– Clay working as bodyguard for Snoop Dogg
– WWE wanted to call him Heavy G
– The creative process in WWE
– The development of “The Funkasaurus” gimmick
– Should John Cena turn heel? Stale character?
– What happened to the hateful heels?
– Why Clay feels wrestling isn’t as exciting as it once was
– Why Clay feels the attitude era wouldn’t work today
– Working with Tensai
– CM Punk leaving WWE
– Clay’s thoughts on the WWE Network
– Clay’s WWE highlights
– “I don’t think I completely recovered from it,” on having his Wrestlemania 29 match pulled
– Clay’s goal of working in Japan
– Undertaker’s Wrestlemania streak ending
– Might he return to WWE in the future?
– And more!

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Gerweck Report Podcast #53: What is Raw about Raw today?, Austin rumors, Sting, Batista, and more

Monday, Oct 6, 2014

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Gerweck Report podcast 2

In this edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee tackle the following topics:

– Nick Hogan’s ICloud account hacked
– Update on Global Force Wrestling
– Update on TNA’s TV situation
– Should a TV network be more interested in TNA or GFW?
– What if TNA went out of business?
– What is RAW about RAW these days?
– The Bunny
– Why Frank Dee thinks the WWE Network is a joke
– Rollins, Ambrose, Reigns, who wins the WWE title first?
– Is Roman Reigns ready for a top spot?
– Is Sting ready for WWE television?
– Will Sting wrestle at Wrestlemania 31?
– Will Steve Austin wrestle again?
– Will Batista return to WWE?
– Best and worst Undertaker vs. Triple H matches
– And much more!

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Gerweck Report podcast #52: Long and Karazian interview thoughts, declining ratings, Bound for Glory, and more

Monday, Sep 29, 2014

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podcast 5

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

– Raw’s declining ratings
– Racism in wrestling
– New African American faction in WWE?
– ROH delivering good professional wrestling
– How we are keeping our wrestling sanity these days?
– Why aren’t we subscribing to the WWE Network?
– A WWE bunny?
– If TNA doesn’t care about Bound for Glory, why should we?
– Why WWE’s PPV doesn’t seem special
– Dixie Carter is a nice person, but…
– Did TNA become complaisant with Spike TV?
– Paul Bearer’s son passes away
– Answer lots of listener questions
– Randy Savage to enter the WWE hall of fame in 2015?
– Would Rey Mysterio have won the world title without Eddie Guerrero passing away?
– And lots more!

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