The Raw Deal returns with Frank Dee and Atlee Greene as they review Summerslam and NXT Takeover Brooklyn and give their thoughts on the matches and moments from the two shows. Did Summerslam and NXT Takeover Brooklyn live up to the hype listen to the Raw Deal to find out.
– Thoughts on Raw last night, and the upcoming Summerslam PPV
– John Cena about to tie Ric Flair’s WWE titles record
– Where does Cena rank among the greatest WWE champions?
– “Fat” Owens?
– Chyna responds to Sean Waltman over the incident at Piper’s funeral
– Flair’s 2015 version of the Four Horsemen
– Would a new Four Horsemen group work today?
– Lesnar talks about ending Undertaker’s Wrestlemania streak
– Lesnar also comments on Dana White’s “fake” wrestling comment
– Jon Stewart to host Summerslam
– We debut a new segment, “Best for Business!”
– Should WWE eliminate Smackdown?
– The Undertaker’s greatest rivals
– Is ROH blowing their TV opportunity with Destination America?
– A preview of the NXT Takeover show
– Plus your questions and comments!
– The fall out from the Virgil interview on the GRP
– Should Virgil be inducted into the WWE hall of fame?
– Was Virgil paid for the interview?
– What does the WWE hall of fame really mean?
– Chyna corners Triple H at Piper’s memorial service
– Should Iron Sheik be removed from the WWE hall of fame for his past rants?
– Is Sean Waltman a creditable source?
– Vince McMahon doesn’t attend Roddy Piper’s memorial service
– Eric Bischoff’s selective memory
– Who did Bischoff like/dislike in WCW?
– Bischoff didn’t understand the deep roots of NWA history
– Creative control in wrestling
– The staleness of Raw
– Are certain WWE talents being sabotaged?
– How will WWE book Lesnar vs. Undertaker?
– Brad Maddox gets a new name, does it matter?
– The Global Force Wrestling vs. TNA angle, where is it going?
– Poll results, and more!
In this special edition of the Gerweck Report podcast, Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome former WWF and WCW superstar Virgil. Topics discussed include:
– His love for Olive Garden
– Why he should be inducted into the WWE hall of fame
– The waves of controversy he is causing on social media
– His interesting night with Marilyn Manson and Billy Corgan
– The Hogan racism controversy
– His Go Fund Me campaign
– Thoughts on the passing of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper
– Lonely Virgil
– CM Punk
– The West Texas Red Necks
– WCW’s original plan for Virgil’s role in the NWO
– His current relationship with WWE
– Working with Ted DiBiase Jr. in 2010
– Dana White’s “fake” wrestling comment
– Today’s PG product
– Never winning the WWF/IC titles
– His association with the Young Bucks
– His favorite ROH wrestler
– Does he own the name Virgil?
– Ronda Rousey
– His current relationship with Ted DiBiase
– Never doing drugs
– A Virgil wrestling school?
– and much more!
– The passing of WWE hall of famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper
– His legacy on the business, and a look back as his legendary career
– The success of Piper’s Pit
– Piper’s recent spat with Steve Austin
– Piper’s rank among the best heels in the history of the business
– Piper’s disastrous MSG debut
– The Rock and Wrestling connection
– Why didn’t WWF book Piper vs. Hogan at Wrestlemania I?
– Piper never winning the WWF championship or the WCW strap
– Who did Piper legitimately dislike?
– What really happened at Wrestlemania II with Piper vs. Mr. T
– Piper’s beef with the WWE hall of fame
– Thoughts on Piper’s WCW run
– Piper being put with Sean O’Haire in WWE
– Follow up on the Hogan racial controversy, and his future
– Dana White’s comments about “fake” wrestling
– Poll results
– Does Molly Holly belong in the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame?
– We answer your questions, and more!
WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon and Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios announced financial results for World Wrestling Entertainment’s second quarter, which ended June 30, 2015. In this conference call, McMahon and Barrios answered media questions concerning the growth of the WWE Network internationally, adding additional original content on the network, the success of the NXT special from Japan, Hulk Hogan’s departure, and more.
Click here for a detailed recap of the conference call.
The Raw Deal Podcast: The Hulk Hogan controversy, Undertaker vs. Lesnar, possible WM 32 matches, more
It’s the return of The Raw Deal podcast with Frank Dee, Atlee Greene and Special Guest host Tishaun Jason of Wrestletalk media. Listen as we talk the Hulk Hogan controversy which led to his termination from WWE also we discuss WrestleMania 32 and if WWE has anything that can put 100,000 fans at WrestleMania we also talk the Diva’s Revolution and if it’s actually working and we tackle the ROH time slot change on Destination America and the future of TNA and GFW.
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GRP #106: Reliving the birth of the New World Order in 1996
In 1996 the landscape of professional wrestling changed forever the nWo changed the way we saw professional wrestling. Hulk Hogan, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall helped revolutionize the industry of professional wrestling taking a southern wrestling company and making it the number one company in the world of wrestling out doing it’s competitor the World Wrestling Federation. On this edition of the GRP special nWo Back in Black series Frank Dee and Atlee Greene take an informative look at 1996 with introduction of the nWo storyline and it’s influence on the Wrestling world. We give a very honest blow by blow take on the nWo and how all this came into being.
Topics include the Demise of Hulkamania in WCW, Razor Ramon and Diesel in the WWF, The Outsiders in WCW, Who the third man originally was supposed to be, The Rumored 4th man of the nWo who was in WWF at the time and so much more in this 2 hour podcast so sit back relax and listen as we take a ride into simpler times with the nWo.
– The lack of accountability in wrestling today
– USA Network says wrestling’s popularity goes in cycles
– Today’s wrestling media
– Global Force Wrestling vs. TNA feud?
– TNA’s TV situation
– Kevin Owens climbs to the top of the WWE roster
– Dolph Ziggler’s current character
– NXT’s hit and miss product
– Can John Cena wrestle?
– Too much WWE these days
– Steve Austin vs. Roddy Piper
– TNA’s production staff
– EC3 wins the TNA championship
– Steve Austin is on the cover of the new WWE video game
– Sting vs. Undertaker at Summerslam?
– Jay Lethal wins the ROH heavyweight title
– Vince Russo offers to work for free
– Alberto El Patron misses a charity show
– TV Land pulls of the “Dukes of Hazzard”
– Will WWE censor the Confederate flag on the WWE Network
– Ryback to miss Battleground due to injury
– Jeff Jarrett going into the TNA hall of fame
– Will there be a Bound for Glory PPV this year?
– Sabu voted into the GERWECK.NET hall of fame
– and more!
Former Minnesota governor and WWE hall of famer Jesse Ventura was a guest on The Alex Jones radio program. Ventura talks about the on going saga with the Chris Kyle defamation lawsuit, and why he hasn’t received a dime, the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), the fight over the U.S. water supply, and a possible time table for a run for the Presidency of the United States.
Audio: Kurt Angle and EC3 discuss future TNA hall of famers, TNA in the UK, Samoa Joe, WWE, and more
Ahead of their TNA World Title match at IMPACT WRESTLING: Bell to Bell on July 1, current champion Kurt Angle and the undefeated Ethan Carter III took part in a TNA conference call. Topics discussed included Angle’s future and might it include a return to WWE, why Angle and EC3 have been more successful in TNA vs. WWE, the possibility of TNA running a PPV overseas, Samoa Joe leaving TNA and joining WWE, who might be the next individual inducted into the TNA hall of fame, and more.
GRP 104: Remembering Dusty Rhodes, his legacy, Vince upset, Punk-Hogan, Lana-Rusev, more
– The Legacy of Dusty Rhodes
– Should WWE bring back the Great American Bash?
– Memories and favorite Dusty Rhodes moments
– Concepts created by Rhodes over the years
– Rating Rhodes as a booker and as a color commentator
– The Red Roster gimmick
– The “Dusty Finish”
– How will WWE remember Dusty Rhodes?
– Lack of coverage of his passing on the WWE Network
– What does the future hold for Dustin and Cody Rhodes?
– Thoughts on the upcoming Money in the Bank match
– Vince McMahon upset with Steve Austin over the latest podcast
– CM Punk vs. Hulk Hogan Twitter war
– Is WWE trying to break up Lana & Rusev
– Does Tyson Kidd have a broken neck?
– Why WWE is upset with ROH
– Viewership for ROH and TNA on Destination America
– Poll results
– and more!
– Havok’s regretful comments
– Will WWE sign her to a development deal?
– Goldberg spears Scott Steiner
– Will he return to the ring for GFW or New Japan?
– The wacky Mickie James storyline in TNA
– The initial viewership for the ROH/TNA wrestling block on Destination America
– Will ROH attract more viewers on Destination American than TNA?
– Is Dean Ambrose today’s Steve Austin?
– Is Ambrose’s character always high?
– WWE finally to release an Owen Hart DVD
– Are fans of Owen hypocritical?
– Will WWE now induct Owen Hart into the WWE HOF?
– Would a Vince McMahon vs. Owen Hart feud have worked?
– A Steve Austin vs. Brock Lesnar tease for Wrestlemania
– Austin vs. Rollins?
– Samoa Joe injuries Tyson Kidd
– Will Samoa Joe change his name in WWE
– WWE interested in TNA talent?
– Fans using multiple e-mail addresses to access the WWE Network for free every month
– More Cena hate
– Cena vs. Owens at Summerslam?
– Justin Roberts comments on Triple H not being a WWE savior
– The passing of Tommy Rogers
– Allie Parker donates a kidney to her brother
– Poll results
– Thoughts on the 2 Cold Scorpio interview on the GRP
– ROH signs a TV deal with Destination America
– Destination America decides to drop Impact Wrestling
– Fans shooting on Dave Meltzer
– Samoa Joe debuts in NXT
– Is Joe a future WWE champion?
– WWE now interested in AJ Styles?
– Potential TV home for Global Force Wrestling
– TNA vs. ROH?
– Bischoff is suing TNA
– TNA’s lack of growth over the years
– Dixie’s e-mail mishap
– Dixie’s conference call with TNA talent
– The main event for TNA’s Slammiversary PPV
– What would have happened if TNA had hired Paul Heyman to be the head booker?
– Can Billy Corgan help TNA at this point?
– Josh Mathews needs to shut up
– Does TNA have more money than WWE?
– Impact Wrestling’s TV future
– Sunny considering an offer to do an adult film
– Should Tammy Sytch be removed from the WWE hall of fame?
– Preview of the Wednesday Night Wars!
– Dean Ambrose’s nickname
– Is Kevin Owens a future WWE champ?
– The NXT divas
– Poll results
– and more!
– What he is doing these days?
– Scorpio’s key to longevity in the wrestling business
– The origins of the 2 Cold Scorpio name
– Being the innovator of the 450
– When might he retire from the ring?
– Dream opponent for a final match?
– Is he under a WWE legends deal?
– The creation of the Flash Funk gimmick
– Brodus Clay using a Flash Funk type gimmick in WWE
– Was his talents appreciated in WWF?
– The ECW Phenomenon
– The live ECW experience
– The PG era
– Does he have a current relationship with Paul E?
– Leaving WWE and returning to the company
– Wrestling in Japan, teaming with Vader
– His favorite promotion and booker
– Racism in wrestling
– True feelings on Vince Russo and the attitude era
– The Benoit tragedy
– The Mike Awesome tragedy
– Why he considers Vince McMahon a ‘pimp’
– Why there is no union in wrestling
– Triple H and Stephanie gaining power in WWE
– What happened with Shane McMahon
– His opinion of Steve Austin
– Thoughts on Marcus Bagwell and his mother
– The WWE Network
– Chances of him getting into the WWE hall of fame
– WWE’s celebrity wing of the hall of fame
– Writing a book about his career in the business
– Possibility of opening a wrestling school
– and more this no holds barred interview!
– Thoughts on the Michelle Beadle/WWE situation over Floyd Mayweather
– A lot of hypocrisy on both sides
– Hulk Hogan wants to wrestle again
– Hogan blocks Frank Dee on Twitter
– Hogan vs. Flair one more time?
– Hogan/Beefcake fall out
– Could Hogan pass a WWE Physical?
– Bruce Hart not happy with Booker T’s comment regarding Owen Hart
– Thoughts on WWE’s Q1 financial results
– Update on The Undertaker
– Sting to wrestle at Summerslam?
– Jillian Hall gets arrested
– TNA returning to live PPV next month
– Al Snow replaces Taz on commentary
– More issues with the WWE Network
– Reflections on the first 99 episodes of the GRP
– and more
– Thoughts on Billy Corgan joining TNA’s creative team
– WWE brings back the King of The Ring
– Will winning the KOTR help Bad News Barrett?
– Is Barrett injury prone?
– Is Cena bringing prestigious to the United States title?
– Time to unify the U.S. and IC titles?
– The legacy of Verne Gagne
– Still no AWA shows on the WWE Network?
– Thoughts on WWE’s Extreme Rules
– WWE teasing a Lana turn?
– We are tried of Cena vs. Rusev
– Looking ahead to WWE’s Payback PPV
– Gerweck.net readers didn’t like Extreme Rules
– Update on Daniel Bryan
– Dana White nixes Ronda Rousey competing in a WWE ring rumors
– Booker T apologies for the Owen Hart comment on Raw
– What Booker T SHOULD apologize for
– What is next for Goldberg?
– Who should face Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania next year?
– NXT cools off
– Bischoff to work with Global Force Wrestling
– and more!
– The current friction between Steve Austin and WWE
– Stephanie McMahon to be a guest on Y2J’2 podcast
– Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n’ Wrestling is now on the WWE Network
– The lack luster Extreme Rules PPV card
– The banned curb stomp?
– Another bad break for Daniel Bryan
– Three week build between WWE’s Extreme Rules and Payback PPV
– Likely main event for Payback
– Is Frank Dee trying out for Tough Enough?
– WWE bringing back Tough Enough for another season
– Batista asked about returning to WWE
– Tommy Gilbert filed a lawsuit against WWE
– Missy Hyatt arrested
– It only took wrestling websites 11 days to report TNA was also behind in payment to production staff
– Havok’s comments regarding the wrestling media
– Taz’s comments upon parting ways with TNA
– Amazing Red not interesting in returning to TNA
– WWE wanting to trim the hall of fame ceremony
– Eva Maria working hard to get better in the ring
– GERWECK.NET poll results
– Steve Austin as a color commentator?
– and more
– Taz leaving TNA
– Suggestions for a good announce team in TNA
– Is Destination America taking control of TNA?
– What will TNA draw when they run house shows again?
– Why are we branded TNA haters?
– The Cena/Y2J podcast was the third most watched show on the WWE Network
– WWE announces a Kiss my Arse match for Extreme Rules
– Thoughts on the upcoming Extreme Rules PPV
– Thoughts on the new look of Sheamus
– Lack of hip entrance themes today
– Naomi turns heel
– New Day dealing with sucks chants
– Jey Uso out of action for six months
– What is next for The Usos
– CM Punk shots on the wrestling business
– Is Punk jealous of Daniel Bryan?
– Are wrestling fans pulling for Punk to be unsuccessful in UFC?
– The Briscoe brothers turn down a WWE offer
– Bobcat shoots on her husband Al Snow
– Paul Bearer’s WWE HOF ring sold
– Another lawsuit filed against WWE
– Early plans for Wrestlemania 32
– Better promoter, Dana White or Vince?
– Frank Dee is not feeling Dean Ambrose these days?
– Is Seth Rollins a transitional champion?
– and more!
– TNA remains behind in pay to many wrestlers and production staff
– Is Dixie Carter losing more power?
– Should the Carter family finally sell TNA?
– Would Eric Bischoff being interesting in purchasing TNA?
– The NWA is expanding
– WWE fusses over HBK and Madusa’s hall of fame speeches
– Rikishi not wanting Too Cool at the WWE hall of fame ceremony
– WWE bowing down to political correctness
– Why Kevin Nash didn’t want to be inducted into the WWE hall of fame as Diesel
– WWE’s audible to put Seth Rollins at Wrestlemania 31
– What is next for Brock Lesnar?
– WWE’s mindset of not allowing a WWE creation to job to a WCW guy
– Triple H likes to beat WCW talent
– Why would Sting be aided by the NWO at Wrestlemania?
– AJ Lee retires from wrestling
– Will AJ Lee enter UFC?
– Is AJ Lee WWE hall of fame worthy?
– The Steiner/Hogan saga
– Hogan’s blood shot eyes at the hall of fame ceremony
– Justin Roberts questions WWE on the Conner induction
– Byron Saxton’s Raw commentary
– The boring Y2J-Cena Podcast
– WWE and Steve Austin have heat?
– Where do they go with Roman Reigns now?
– And much more!
– A safe ladder match at WM?
– A Confusing Sting entrance
– Why would the NWO back Sting?
– DX vs. nWo feud in the works?
– Sting vs. HHH rematch in the works?
– Lana to turn babyface?
– Is Undertaker still an attraction at Wrestlemania?
– Wrestlemania 31 one of the best Manias?
– What is next Roman Reigns?
– Rumored Wrestlemania 32 matches
– Austin and WWE have heat?
– 1.3 million WWE Network subscribers
– WWE announces new content for the network
– WWE to work with Gene Simmons of Kiss
– Is WWE moving away from PG?
– Thoughts on the Wrestlemania fallout edition of Raw
– Sheamus returns, turns heel
– WWE doesn’t acknowledge Perro Aguayo Jr’s death
– Abdullah the Butcher puts his WWE hall of fame ring for sale on EBay
– Global Force Wrestling to tape TV shows?
– Chyna in the GERWECK.NET Hall of Fame
– and more in this two hour plus podcast!
– The passing of Perro Aguayo Jr.
– People blaming Rey Mysterio for the death
– The media coverage of the story
– The responsibility of the referee and wrestling promotion in this case
– What can be learned from this?
– Should WWE acknowledge Aguayo’s passing?
– Fans removed for wearing attire honor wrestling legends
– Problems with WWE ShopZone
– Brock Lesnar staying with WWE?
– Lesnar vs. The Rock next year?
– Lesnar vs. Austin?
– Ray Stevens snubbed for the WWE hall of fame?
– Kevin Nash and Larry Zbyszko announced for the WWE HOF
– Bret Hart objects to Hulk Hogan inducting Randy Savage?
– Samoa Joe to spend a year in NXT?
– Frank not referring TNA as the dead brand any more?
– Kurt Angle wins another TNA title
– Jarrett having trouble finding a TV home for GFW?
– Will WWE clean house with their roster after Wrestlemania?
– Lita and Trish Stratus upset in the first round of the Greatest Female Wrestler tournament
– and much more!
– DeMott refutes allegations of wrong doings as WWE head trainer
– Matt Bloom succeeds DeMott
– WWE braces for lawsuits regarding the DeMott situation
– What does the future hold for DeMott?
– Did WWE drop the ball with Matt Bloom’s wrestling career?
– TNA’s new set
– A look at the Wrestlemania 31 PPV card
– How they are booking Daniel Bryan for Wrestlemania
– The Warrior Award
– WWE going after hand gestures?
– Chyna’s YouTube clips
– The Great Khali wants to return to WWE?
– Summerslam is already sold out!
– Vince McMahon receives a raise
– WWE likely to sign Samoa Joe
– Would you fans watch jobber matches?
– Is John Cena WWE’s only superstar?
– Goldberg returning for one more match?
– And more on this 3/16 day!
– No buzz for Wrestlemania 31
– The lackluster card for Wrestlemania 31
– Should we keep the WWE Network after Wrestlemania?
– Is Brock Lesnar worth $5 million to WWE?
– Lesnar wants to work for UFC and WWE in 2015?
– Lesnar cutting back his on wrestling repertoire
– The latest updates on Bill DeMott
– Rey Mysterio leaves WWE, his future
– Why does WWE keep the Sin Cara gimmick?
– Thoughts on Lucha Underground
– Hulk Hogan being honored at Madison Square Garden
– Hogan’s lies
– Steve Austin vs. Hulk Hogan
– Madusa and the Bushwhackers announced for the WWE hall of fame
– Madusa before Elizabeth in the WWE hall of fame?
– No Ray Stevens this year?
– Rumored name for 2015 WWE hall of fame
– The Whip hall of fame
– WWE’s celebrity wing of the hall of fame
– Vince Russo leaves his own web site
– Is Samoa Joe headed to WWE?
– PLUS, listen to win a free WCW DVD set!
– The success of WWE’s YouTube channel
– Why did Brock Lesnar leave the building Monday night without appear on Raw?
– The Roman Reigns rumor
– WWE’s inconsistent wellness policy
– Who will Daniel Bryan face at Wrestlemania?
– Has Bryan lost his momentum?
– Is Seth Rollins in the doghouse?
– Is AJ Lee trying to get fired by WWE?
– The Memphis crowd for WWE’s Fastlane PPV
– Frank is buying a replica big gold belt
– Why a certain talent didn’t appear on the GRP today
– And more!
– The WWE Network
– The murder allegation against the Jimmy “The Superfly” Snuka
– Heat on Chyna and the WWE hall of fame
– McMahon not liking London
– What Chris Kanyon told him about working in WWE
– The Undertaker’s Wrestlemania streak ends
– The Undertaker’s different gimmicks
– Samoa Joe’s future
– Sting finally arriving in WWE!
– Force feeding the wrestling fan today
– Batista’s return to wrestling last year
– The dullest period in wrestling
– What is wrong with today’s wrestling product
– Lucha Underground
– His projects outside of wrestling
– and more!
– Getting yelled at by Vince McMahon
– WWE not caring about the wrestlers well being
– Thought on WWE offering drug rehab vs. physical rehab to former contracted performers
– More mistrust by London of WWE
– WWE doctor files a lawsuit against CM Punk and Colt Cabana
– Thoughts on Brock Lesnar leaving wrestling and returning to WWE
– The Independent Contractor in WWE
– His goals going forward
– Suffering concussions while working for WWE
– WWE banning the 450
– The sloppiest wrestler London ever worked against
– What wrestling needs today to make things more interesting
– The death of kayfabe
– Working with Chris Benoit
– The media’s coverage of the Benoit tragedy
– WWE’s attempt to remove Benoit from the history books
– And more!
– Working independently, and traveling internationally
– Teaching and training the up and coming wrestlers
– The status of his wrestling school
– Giving a wrestling seminar without a ring
– Why he stopped working for Ring of Honor
– Will he return to ROH?
– The reason he didn’t join TNA after being released by WWE
– His $0.97 royalty check from TNA
– Why he doesn’t trust WWE
– His thoughts on NXT
– His smile during the McMahon limo being blown up angle
– Why he doesn’t like to watch his WWE matches
– and more!
– Samoa Joe and TNA part ways
– What is next for Joe? NXT?
– Would Joe be able to be Samoa Joe in WWE?
– Rhyno working in NXT
– How WWE should use Kane these days
– Will Brock Lesnar stay in WWE?
– Nelson Frazier’s widow files a wrongful death lawsuit against WWE
– WWE needs to improve their wellness policy and testing protocol
– Vince McMahon’s Muscle and Fitness cover
– Frank Dee reviews NXT Rivals
– Should NXT add a secondary title?
– Darren Young, Seth Rollins and Cesaro on Twitter
– Pat Patterson’s to write his autobiography
– Chyna’s allegations against Triple H, and Waltman responds
– Thoughts on the current Impact Wrestling product
– Kid Kash set to retire from the ring
– Favorite Royal Rumbles
– Rikishi’s hall of fame credentials
– Frank takes a WWE survey
– and more!
– Never winning the WWF championship
– Politics in wrestling
– The development of the Million Dollar Man character
– Working with and against Virgil, and his thoughts on Mike Jones today
– Tagging with Stan Hansen, Mike Rotunda, and Dr. Death Steve Williams
– The debut of The Undertaker, and his future
– The decision to end Undertaker’s Wrestlemania streak
– The truth behind Ted DiBiase Jr.’s departure from WWE
– Becoming a grandpa
– WWE’s drug test policy
– Did he bury the hatchet with The Ultimate Warrior?
– The anniversary of the passing of Curt Hennig
– Randy Savage finally going into the WWE hall of fame
– Does he regret his decision to jump to WCW?
– Wrestling become a totally different business
– Today’s wrestling product and the WWE Network
– Steve Austin’s ring master gimmick
– Would he ever go back to WWE?
– Why he didn’t enjoy working behind the scenes in WWE
– The 2016 presidential election
– and more!