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Audio: News and Notes from Cody’s Double or Nothing conference call

Thursday, May 27, 2021

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Notes from today’s AEW media briefing ahead of the Double or Nothing PPV…

– Rhodes says there’s no plan for a TBS title, but another much-discussed title are coming at some point. TNT Title will remain the TNT Title.

– Rhodes clarifies there is no “AEW focus group” for his promos, he often uses voice memos to prepare promos and lean on people he trusts for feedback, said he misspoke in an interview about the usage of a “focus group”

– Cody says he won’t go back on his promise that he won’t challenge for the AEW title. He does say not being able to say he’s ‘the best’ eats him up.

– Cody says AEW Dynamite will be touring and they’ll judge how many fans can come in depending on what government guidelines where they go. However, they will come back to Daily’s Place regularly as it’s become their home.

– Rhodes says with AEW Rampage, they are looking forward to getting some of their talent “off the bench”. He reiterates they are looking to expand their roster as well

– Asked about recent rumors about EVP in-fighting, Rhodes says he talks to Bucks and Kenny nearly every day and alludes to hard feelings about WWE NXT moving to Tuesdays helping perpetuate it. “There’s no truth to it.”

– Rhodes says DDP introduced him to Anthony Ogogo. DDP introduces him to ‘about 10 people a day he says will change my life. I don’t know what his batting average is, but he was right with Ogogo.’

– Cody is asked about Britt Baker getting an action figure. Cody says he’s not in control of the action figures. “I can say, they will make the action figures that sell. She’s got to be on the list soon.”

– Cody teaches the beginning camps at the Nightmare Factory, which has taught him having patience and helped make him a far better wrestler.

(thanks to Alex McCarthy, Wrestling Observer, & John Pollock)

Audio: Cody Rhodes comments on Paul Wight, Pat McAfee, Sting, Red Velvet, Shaq, more

Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021

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Cody Rhodes conducted a conference call earlier today. You can hear the audio here

Here are some highlights:

– Cody says Paul Wight has been a big part of his career. Says Wight is extremely motivated & wants to be there. Short negotiation process because of that. He’s most excited to have him in the locker room to help guide younger talent on navigating being famous.

– Cody says he bets Sting can have a regular wrestling match again. Puts over his “frenetic motion” as still being there. He thinks he’s in it for the long haul with the AEW family.

– Cody doesn’t think it was a difficult decision for Tully Blanchard to get back in there. Says he has a wild look in his eye that he wishes others had.

– Cody said if there is no more opposition on Wednesdays, he jokes about whether they should make a statement similar to what WWE made when AEW launched.

– In talking about pandemic wrestling, Cody says the marathon Norcross, GA, tapings saved AEW in giving TNT new content and keeping Dynamite going.

– Asked about Shaq and Pat McAfee tweets related to celeb matches, Cody said that’s odd because McAfee reaches out almost every day to get a job in AEW.

– Cody says diversity is paramount for the company and they want to be open and represent as many different cultures and backgrounds as they can.

– Asked about her type of contract, Cody says he hopes Red Velvet gets a full-time deal. “I hope you ask me that question in 24 hours because I think she’s going to kill it tonight.

– Cody says the new TNT hour has a name and he loves it, saying the show will come in ’21. He says other news is coming regarding another show involving AEW talent. “We’ve made some large moves.”

(quotes courtesy of wrestlingobserver.com>

Audio: AEW Media Briefing with Cody Ahead of Full Gear 2020

Friday, Nov 6, 2020

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– Cody emphasizes the sports-centric nature that this match is about the rankings and the championship. In AEW there won’t be a “War and Peace” style storyline for every match.

– Cody tells Jon Alba that after this call, there’s a talent meeting with Chris Nowinski. He says you have to plow through background noise and look at the situation, and puts over the medical team. He says they’re doing on-site rehab, too. Claims they’re learning as they go, too

– on the status of Allysin Kay: Cody notes they are “open for business”, Tony Khan has a very good relationship with Billy Corgan, and expects a great match on Saturday. Adds he has known Serena Deeb since he was 20 and is a “special wrestler”.

– On the AEW media call, Cody indicates he won’t likely be using the “Rhodes” name for wrestling purposes but more likely, for third-party & other projects. Cody didn’t go into details but said it occurred without any hard feelings on either side regarding the resolution.

– Cody puts over Serena Deeb as a great presence. Says Tony Khan reached out to Billy Corgan about the match and being for the NWA Women’s title. “Bridges are down” when it comes to using talent

Audio: Tony Khan’s AEW All Out Media Conference Call

Thursday, Sep 3, 2020

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Highlights:

– When asked about free agent Brock Lesnar, Tony Khan said he can’t comment but he’s enjoyed Brock’s work for many years, and that people don’t talk enough about how great Lesnar is. He praises Lesnar but says he can’t comment on the rumors.

– Khan said “Double or Nothing kicked the crap out of WrestleMania.”

– Khan said Daily’s Place will be a little closer to 15% capacity for All Out.

– Khan said he’s proud of Thunder Rosa and Serena Deeb as they hit a home run being in the “semifinal” spot in the second hour. He said he’d love to have Serena Deeb back, and speaks about Tay Conti and Anna Jay being a good team.

– Khan commented Britt’s fractured leg and nose injury weren’t “worked injuries” like MJF’s.

– Khan stated that the cinematic match lends itself to Britt Baker having not been in the ring for months, but says there will be a load of great matches in terms of chain wrestling and matches that showcase the art of wrestling.

Audio: Cody’s AEW Double or Nothing conference call

Thursday, May 21, 2020

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highlights:

– Cody says that the card we will see Saturday is about 90 percent the same as what the direction was going to be before the pandemic happened

– Cody credits Tony Khan and others for helping put the shows on over the past few months.

– Cody says he gets “Stunning” Steve Austin and “Natural” Dustin Rhodes vibes from MJF and Jungle Boy as a peek into AEW’s future.

– He puts over the medical team and the testing the staff and roster are undergoing. Cody thinks a lot of the performers will come out of this as better wrestlers

– They don’t want to “rank” the TNT title, because they want to see what that title actually is. They don’t want to put an identity on it of make it “secondary.” The number one rank isn’t a definite in facing the AEW Champion, they might face the TNT Champion

– Cody’s very happy that AEW has the benefit of Daily’s Place. He likes the environment and would be okay wrestling there for the foreseeable future. There are other places that are wanting AEW as the world opens up, though. He liked that Daily’s has a lot of environments.

– He thinks they’ll stick around in Jacksonville without fans as it makes more sense and it’s safer to stay there.

– Cody reiterates that the Nightmare Factory is not affiliated with AEW, but he’s happy they had the infrastructure to film a few shows there.

– Cody says it’s disappointing to not be able to hug or shake hands, but it might be passe.

Credit: Fightful.com

Audio: Jordyanne Grace talks winning the Knockouts title, favorite match, and more

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020

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Via Impact Press Release:

Jordynne Grace will speak with the media, she will address the IMPACT Wrestling Knockouts Division, including the prestigious Knockouts Championship.

Jordynne, who has been wrestling professionally since 2011, will assess the Knockouts Division, including Taya Valkyrie, Rosemary, Madison Rayne, Kiera Hogan and others.

Jordynne will offer her views on the just-completed IMPACT Wrestling shows at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas, plus her thoughts as IMPACT prepares for the A-Town Beatdown on March 6-7 in Atlanta, Georgia.

This Jordynne Grace teleconference will stream live on IMPACT’s YouTube Channel as well as IMPACT’s Facebook Page.

Audio: Booker T discusses Slammiversary, Reality of Wrestling, Deep Impact, RVD, and more

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2019

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Booker T Discusses Deep IMPACT & More On IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast

On Saturday night, July 6, the night before Slammiversary, IMPACT Wrestling partners with Reality of Wrestling in Houston, Texas for Deep IMPACT, which will air on Twitch. Reality of Wrestling is owned by Hall of Fame wrestler Booker T, who spent several years in IMPACT Wrestling after his Hall of Fame in-ring career in both WCW and WWE.

Booker T is one of the most unique, most decorated athletes to ever step inside a wrestling ring and now spreads his wisdom and knowledge to the next generation at Reality of Wrestling.

Booker T will be the special guest on the IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast. He joins co-hosts Josh Mathews and Ross Forman to discuss Reality of Wrestling, his star athletes, his views on IMPACT Wrestling, and more.

Press Pass streams live on IMPACT’s YouTube Channel as well as IMPACT’s Facebook Page. Don’t miss your chance to hear from the legendary Booker T this Wednesday.

Audio: Tessa Blanchard on the 5/23/19 Press Pass Podcast

Thursday, May 23, 2019

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Via press release:

Tessa Blanchard, a third-generation wrestling superstar, will discuss her drive to reclaim the Knockouts Championship on Thursday, May 23, on the IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast.

Tessa will join hosts Josh Mathews and Ross Forman to reflect on her Rebellion pay-per-view match against Gail Kim, which featured her dad (former wrestler Tully Blanchard) sitting ringside. Tessa is the granddaughter of late wrestler Joe Blanchard and is the stepdaughter of Magnum TA.

Tessa has been wrestling since 2014 and was the Knockouts Champion for about five months in 2018 before losing the title to Taya Valkyrie in early-January.

Impact Wrestling Press Pass Podcast with Sami Callihan

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Sami Callihan will be the special guest on the IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast, joining co-hosts Josh Mathews and Ross Forman.

Sami personally requested, more like, demanded that he be welcomed on Press Pass to clear the air and get several things off his chest.

He would not comment or elaborate on what specifically he wants to talk about.

Arguably the most sadistic superstar on the IMPACT Wrestling roster, Sami is aligned with fellow Ohio natives Jake and Dave Crist, and now also Madman Fulton. The oVe clan has been running over everyone in their path for months.

Prepare now for this Press Pass Podcast with Sami Callihan, which certainly will be energy-filled.

Interview with wrestler, body builder, fitness model, and LFC fighter Jennifer Thomas

Thursday, May 2, 2019

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I had the pleasure of interviewing wrestler, fitness model, body builder, and Lingerie fighter Jennifer Thomas last night. We talked about her early days with Rick Bassman, training with Bill DeMott, and competing in Ohio Valley Wrestling under a WWE developmental contract. In this interview, Thomas also discussed:

– The tough decision not to move Florida when WWE ended their relationship with OVW
– Al Snow purchasing OVW
– The women’s revolution
– How she stays in incredible shape
– How she got involved with Lingerie Fighting
– A dream wrestling opponent
– If the door is open to returning to WWE
– A funny Vince McMahon story
– her hobbies and interests
– regrets?
– What the future may hold for her
– and more!

Follow Jennifer Thomas on Twitter @RealJenThomas and on Instagram. Be sure to also visit Jennifer’s Youtube channel

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GRP #159: Thoughts on Wrestlemania, Superstar Shakeup, Angle, Kingston, more

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

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Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee return with a brand new edition of the podcast that tells it like it is, the Gerweck Report Podcast. In this episode, topics include:

– Thoughts on Wrestlemania 35
– The odd sequencing of the show
– Angle’s retirement match
– Kofi Kingston captures the WWE championship
– Did we survive all seven hours of the show?
– Who came out ahead in the Superstar Shakeup?
– The insane decision to split up SAnitY
– Is Dean Ambrose really leaving WWE?
– This year’s hall of fame ceremony & the Bret Hart attack
– Time for The Game to hang it up?
– Becky Lynch is The Man?
– Is all forgiven with Hulk Hogan?
– Jim Ross signs with AEW
– Lars Sullivan debuts
– Smackdown to be edgier on Fox?
– and more!

3/28/19 Impact Wrestling Press Pass with Joey Ryan

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019

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Joey Ryan Talks About His High-Profile Intergender Match at United We Stand on Press Pass Podcast

Joey Ryan returns to an IMPACT Wrestling ring on Thursday, April 4, in one of the most-anticipated matches on a show filled with dream matches.

Ryan battles former Knockouts Champion Tessa Blanchard in an intergender match at United We Stand, which will start at 11 p.m. ET at the Rahway Recreation Center (275 East Milton Avenue) in Rahway, New Jersey.

Ryan will discuss United We Stand and the match against Blanchard on Thursday, March 28, when he is the special guest on the IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast.

The charismatic Ryan, a Los Angeles resident, has been wrestling since 2000. He competed for IMPACT Wrestling in 2012-13, including Bound For Glory 2012, when he defeated longtime wrestler Al Snow in a singles match.

United We Stand is filled with dream matches, anchored around the main event when the IMPACT Tag Team Champions, the Lucha Brothers (Pentagon Jr. and Fenix), battle Rob Van Dam and Sabu.

GRP #158: WWE’s hall of fame class, Wrestlemania, AEW, Hogan, Ambrose, more

Thursday, Mar 7, 2019

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Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee return with a brand new edition of the podcast that tells it like it is, the Gerweck Report Podcast. In this episode, topics include:

– This year’s WWE hall of fame class
– The Wrestlemania buzz?
– Is Hulk Hogan forgiven now?
– Is Dean Ambrose leaving story a work?
– The birth of All Elite Wrestling
– The WWE creative shakeup
– The state of Impact Wrestling
– Impact Wrestling deletes the Amped library
– And more!

Have a question for the on the podcast? Tweet them @gerweck


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2/28/19 Impact Press Pass with “Walking Weapon” Josh Alexander & Rosemary

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

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“Walking Weapon” Josh Alexander & Returning Former Champion on IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast

“Walking Weapon” Josh Alexander will be one of the special guests on the weekly IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast.

In addition, a returning former IMPACT Champion will be revealed exclusively on the Press Pass Podcast – and the former Champion will be available for media questions, as will Alexander.

Press Pass hosts Josh Mathews and Ross Forman will kick off the Podcast with updates on major upcoming IMPACT Wrestling shows, including United We Stand on April 4 in New Jersey and the Rebellion pay-per-view on April 28 in Toronto. Mathews also will have news about Sami Callihan. who confirmed on Feb. 25 that he signed a new multi-year deal to remain with IMPACT Wrestling.

Alexander was offered, and accepted, a three-year contract this past weekend from IMPACT Executive Vice-President Scott D’Amore. Alexander had been considered one of the best free agents on the market, until D’Amore gave him the IMPACT contract at a Destiny Wrestling event in Canada. Alexander is best known for his work with AAW, PWG, and AIW.

2/8/19 Impact Wrestling Press Pass Podcast with Glenn Gilbertti

Friday, Feb 8, 2019

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Via Impact Wrestling press release:

MEDIA ADVISORY:

Glenn Gilbertti (fka Disco Inferno)

Talks Turkey on Press Pass Podcast

The IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast returns Friday, February 8, with veteran wrestler Glenn Gilbertti as the special guest.

Gilbertti, known as Disco Inferno during his years in World Championship Wrestling (WCW), was the dubious winner, er, loser last November in the 2nd-annual Eli Drake Gravy Train Turkey Trot, held at Sam’s Town Live in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Gilbertti is a Las Vegas resident, and IMPACT Wrestling returns to Sin City for three consecutive nights of TV Tapings of the flagship weekly TV show, Impact!, Feb. 15-17 at Sam’s Town.

Gilbertti, who will be joined by hosts Josh Mathews and Ross Forman, had a six-year run in WCW, claiming the promotion’s Cruiserweight Championship, Television Championship (twice) and the Tag Team Championship.

Gilbertti has worked for IMPACT Wrestling numerous times in the past, dating back to 2002, but no time was more memorable than November 2018 on the Thanksgiving episode when Gilbertti tried to impress Scarlett Bordeaux. He participated in a 5-on-5 mixed tag team match, teaming with Jake Crist, Katarina, Rohit Raju and Eli Drake. They faced the team of Alisha Edwards, Dezmond Xavier, Kikutaro, KM and Fallah Bahh – and Bahh pinned Gilbertti.

Gilbertti ultimately and reluctantly wore the dubious Turkey suit.

1/10/19 Women of Wrestling conference call with Jeannie Buss & David McLane

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019

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AXS TV PR is hosting a media conference call on Thursday, January 10th at 1:00 p.m. EST/10 a.m PST with WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING & Los Angeles Lakers Owner Jeanie Buss, WOW Founder David McLane and AXS TV FIGHTS CEO Andrew Simon to discuss the eight-episode new series WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING. WOW-WOMEN OF WRESTLING is premiering Friday, January 18 at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST on AXS TV.

1/3/19 Impact Pass Podcast with Brian Cage & Josh Mathews

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019

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Brian Cage Talks World Championship on IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast

“The Machine” Brian Cage steps into the ring at the Homecoming pay-per-view on Sunday night, Jan. 6, looking to claim the World Championship from Johnny Impact.

But first, Cage will be the special guest on the IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast.

Cage will join hosts Josh Mathews and Ross Forman to talk everything IMPACT, starting with the most-coveted championship in professional wrestling, the World Championship.

Cage, who relinquished the X-Division Championship to pursue the World Championship, brings a weight and strength advantage to his main event match against Johnny Impact, but how will he ground the high-flying champion?

Audio: Sami Callihan reflects on 2018

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

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Sami Callihan & Willie Mack

Look Back at 2018, Look Ahead to 2019 on Press Pass Podcast

The weekly IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast welcomes back the always-opinionated Sami Callihan for a special edition.

In addition, IMPACT newcomer Willie Mack makes his debut appearance on the Press Pass Podcast, hosted by Josh Mathews and Ross Forman.

Callihan’s memorable 2018 included the vicious, personal, bloody feud with Eddie Edwards, which landed Callihan on TMZ when he smacked Edwards in the face with an aluminum baseball bat – and then showed no remorse. Callihan, at Slammiversary in July, lost a Hair vs. Mask match against Pentagon Jr., which has been lauded as, arguably, the Match of the Year.

Callihan will have plenty to say about 2018, 2019, championship gold and, of course, oVe.

Another powerful force in the ranks of IMPACT Wrestling is Willie Mack, who has been wrestling since 2006 and has shined for Lucha Underground and other promotions.

Who knows what might explode if Callihan sees Mack as stealing the Podcast Spotlight.

Media will have the opportunity to ask questions of Callihan and Mack.

IMPACT Wrestling is now on the road to Homecoming – the new pay-per-view that will be held Jan. 6, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee, featuring World Champion Johnny Impact defending his championship against “The Machine” Brian Cage.

12/6/18 Impact Wrestling Press Pass with Eli Drake

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018

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Via Impact Wrestling:

Former World Champion Eli Drake will be the special guest on the IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast.

Drake will join Josh Mathews and Ross Forman to talk everything IMPACT, including the highly-acclaimed second-annual Eli Drake Gravy Train Turkey Trot, which ultimately saw Glenn Gilbertti sporting the infamous turkey outfit.

Drake also will address the IMPACT Wrestling roster, starting with Tommy Dreamer on through reigning World Champion Johnny Impact.

11/28/18 Impact Press Pass with Ethan Page & Jordynne Grace

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018

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Ethan Page & Jordynne Grace

Discuss Their Career Goals on IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast

Ethan Page and Jordynne Grace will be the special guests on the weekly IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast on Wednesday, Nov. 28, along with Josh Mathews and Ross Forman.

Media will have the opportunity to ask questions and talk with Page and Grace in their first media-availability since joining IMPACT.

A Canada native, Page has been wrestling since 2006 with titles in various promotions. He has aligned with Matt Sydal and seems destined for IMPACT singles and tag-team championship gold in 2019.

Grace has been wrestling since she was 15 and has competed under an international spotlight, including time in Mexico. She has been a title-holder in various promotions and appears destined for Knockouts gold in 2019.

11/20/18 Impact Press Pass with Johnny Impact & Josh Mathews

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018

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Johnny Impact

Talks Candidly About His Survivor Elimination and the World Championship on Press Pass Podcast

“John, the tribe has spoken.”

Jeff Probst, the host and executive producer of the hit CBS show Survivor, sent Johnny Impact on the famed walk-of-shame on Wednesday, Nov. 14, eliminating Impact from the chase for $1 million.

Impact will talk about his blindsided elimination, and of course his run as the reigning World Champion, live Tuesday afternoon on the weekly IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast, along with Josh Mathews and Ross Forman.

Media will have the opportunity to ask questions and talk with Impact, including news from the recently-completed Impact! TV Tapings in Las Vegas and the Homecoming pay-per-view that will be Jan. 6, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. Impact puts the World Championship on the line in Nashville against Brian Cage.

11/13/18 Impact Press Pass with The Lucha Brothers & Taka Valkyrie

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

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The Lucha Brothers (Pentagon Jr. and Fenix) with Taya Valkyrie

Talk Candidly on Press Pass Podcast

The weekly IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast brings an international mix for a special Tuesday afternoon edition. The Lucha Brothers (Pentagon Jr. and Fenix) will be joined by bilingual Knockout Taya Valkyrie, along with Josh Mathews and Ross Forman.

Media will have the opportunity to ask questions in English or Spanish for all three IMPACT stars.

IMPACT Wrestling on Tuesday, Nov. 13 concludes its three-day Impact! TV Tapings at Sam’s Town in Las Vegas. IMPACT Superstars and Knockouts are on the road to Homecoming – the new pay-per-view that will be held Jan. 6, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee.

10/31/18 Impact Press Pass with Taya Valkyrie

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018

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Taya Valkyrie

Talks Candidly on Press Podcast

“Lucha Royalty” Taya Valkyrie, who has been wrestling since 2010 and was trained by longtime WCW star Lance Storm, will be the special guest on the weekly IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast on Wednesday, October 31, starting at 2pm ET.

Valkyrie will discuss everything Halloween, including her favorite candy, of course, along with Josh Mathews and Ross Forman. More so, Valkyrie will debate everything Knockouts-related, starting with the Knockouts Championship, now held by Tessa Blanchard.

Valkyrie has had an illustrious career in Mexico. Competing for Lucha Libre AAA Worldwide (AAA), she is a former two-time and the longest-reigning Reina de Reinas Champion in history.

Valkyrie also is newlyweds with reigning World Champion Johnny Impact, as the two were married last June.

Audio: Sami Callihan talks contract, Jericho, X-Division, more

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

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Via Impact Wrestling Press Release:

MEDIA ADVISORY:

Sami Callihan

Goes Live On Press Pass Podcast

Sami Callihan is one of the most outspoken Superstars on the IMPACT Wrestling roster, so who knows what he might say, live, when he is the special guest on the weekly IMPACT Wrestling Press Pass Podcast.

Callihan joins Josh Mathews and Ross Forman on Thursday, Oct. 25.

Callihan arrived in IMPACT Wrestling about a year ago and has been causing chaos ever since. He’s thrown a fire-ball in Konnan’s face, smacked Eddie Edwards in the face with a baseball bat – and then refused to show any remorse – and most recently scored the victory over X-Division Champion Brian Cage in a six-man match at Bound For Glory.

He’s known as The Draw, and it’s not just a catchy slogan for Callihan.

Callihan, aligned with fellow Ohio natives Jake and Dave Crist, has been wrestling since 2006 and has competed around the world, including Japan and Mexico.

Prepare now for this Press Pass Podcast with Sami Callihan, which certainly will be opinionated.

Trish Stratus talks inter-gender matches, women’s tag team titles, her future

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018

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Via Miguel Uceda of Solowrestling.com

I send you an audio from the most recent call conference of WWE with Trish Stratus. I had the chance to ask her the following questions:

1. In WWE Armageddon 2003 you joined Lita to face Chris Jericho and Christian in an Intergender Tag Team match. After 15 years, the inter-gender matches are not made anymore by the WWE, but they became popular again in the independent promotions. Would you like to see this kind of matches again in the WWE?

2. We talked to Lita a few weeks ago, and she told us that would love the idea of joining forces with you in case that the WWE Women’s Tag Team Championships are finally introduced. Would you see it possible from your side?

3. After WWE Evolution, what’s next for Trish Stratus and the WWE?

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10/3/18 Impact Press Pass with Eddie Edwards & Moose

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018

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Impact Wrestling press release:

This week’s live episode of the IMPACT Wrestling “Press Pass” Podcast could be the most opinionated, outspoken ever.

Former best friends Eddie Edwards and Moose will be the special guests, joining Josh Mathews and Ross Forman, on the “Press Pass” Podcast.

All media is invited to participate in this new interactive talk session, which every week will feature various stars of IMPACT Wrestling.

IMPACT Wrestling fans can listen to the “Press Pass” Podcast live on IMPACT’s YouTube channel.

IMPACT Wrestling is now preparing for its biggest event of the year, Bound For Glory, which will be held on Sunday, Oct. 14, in New York City, followed by back-to-back nights of Impact! TV Tapings. “The Monster” Abyss will be inducted into the IMPACT Wrestling Hall of Fame, on Saturday night, Oct. 13, in New York City – with tickets to the Hall of Fame ceremony now available at IMPACTWrestling.com.

The “Press Pass” Podcast will bring the media up to speed on everything inside the IMPACT ring, and plenty of views on events, personalities and more away from wrestling

Media, plan your questions now for Eddie Edwards and Moose, but also be prepared to answer questions thrown at you – and it could be anything from “Name your favorite football team” to something more personal, such as, “Worst Halloween costumes, ever.”

The debut of Impact Wrestling’s “Press Pass” Podcast

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

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MEDIA ADVISORY:

IMPACT Wrestling Launches “Press Pass” Podcast

The first-ever live IMPACT Wrestling “Press Pass” Podcast, which will be held every week for media from around the world.

All media is invited to participate in this new, innovative, interactive talk session with various stars of IMPACT Wrestling. Rivals Homicide of the OGz and Ortiz of LAX will be the first “Press Pass” guests, joining Josh Mathews and Ross Forman.

All IMPACT Wrestling fans can listen to the “Press Pass” Podcast live on IMPACT’s YouTube channel.

IMPACT Wrestling is coming off two days of Impact! TV Tapings, which were held last week in Mexico City, and the company is now preparing for its biggest event of the year, Bound For Glory, which will be held on Sunday night, Oct. 14 in New York City.

The “Press Pass” Podcast will bring the media up to speed on everything inside the IMPACT ring, and plenty of views on events, personalities and more away from wrestling

Media, plan your questions now for Homicide and Ortiz, but also be prepared to answer questions thrown at you – and it could be anything from “Name the best IMPACT tag-team of all time” to something more personal, such as, “One meal, red or white wine?”

POTENTIAL TOPICS TO DEBATE:

Will there be lasting peace, ever, between LAX and the OGz;
Picking the perfect tag-team partner;
Bad possible tag-teams;
Good possible tag-teams;
Travel tales;
Everything New York;
Wrestling weapons;
Major League Baseball playoffs are rapidly approaching; and
Music not on their workout playlists.

9/11/18 Impact conference call with Josh Mathews and Scarlett Bordeaux

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018

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Via Impact Wrestling press release:

“Smoke Show” Scarlett Bordeaux

TELECONFERENCE

“Smoke Show” Scarlett Bordeaux will answer media questions for the first time since arriving in IMPACT Wrestling. She will be the special guest on the weekly IMPACT Wrestling Media Teleconference.

Josh Mathews also will be on the Teleconference for the first 10 minutes with Bound For Glory updates, plus the latest news before Impact! TV Tapings are held this week in Mexico City.

Bordeaux will discuss her perfect-10 landing in IMPACT Wrestling this summer, plus the stream of men who want to get to know her and the flood of Knockouts who she plans to topple en route to the top.

Bordeaux will make wrestling sexy again, without question.

9/6/18 Impact Wrestling conference call with Killer Kross & Josh Mathews

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

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He is, without question, one of the most intimidating members of the IMPACT Wrestling roster, perhaps ever. Killer Kross is a lethal mix of size, strength, stamina and a simple desire for destruction.

Killer Kross will, for the first time, be the special guest on the IMPACT Wrestling Media Teleconference.

Josh Mathews also will be on the Teleconference for the first 10 minutes with Bound For Glory updates and more.

Killer Kross will discuss the feared faction that has formed of World Champion Austin Aries, Moose and Kross – and what the trio is planning heading into Bound For Glory on Sunday night, October 14.

8/29/18 Impact Wrestling conference call with Brian Cage & Josh Mathews

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018

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“The Machine” Brian Cage is the reigning, defending X-Division Champion, one of the most dominant forces to ever step inside an IMPACT Wrestling ring.

Cage, who has been wrestling since 2005 with considerable success in the U.S. and Mexico, will be the special guest on the IMPACT Wrestling Media Teleconference.

Josh Mathews also will be on the Teleconference for the first 10 minutes with Bound For Glory updates.

Cage captured gold by defeating Matt Sydal at Slammiversary 2018.