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Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast

362 episodes - English - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★ - 706 ratings

30+ year veteran Hall of Fame pro wrestling journalist Wade Keller from Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter and PWTorch.com discusses the top stories of the week in pro wrestling with top-level guest cohosts and interviews pro wrestling's newsmakers each week. 640160

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WKPWP - WWE Raw Flagship Flashback (10 Yrs Ago - 11-30-10): Keller & Powell talk about Miz vs. Lawler headlines Raw, KOTR tourney, more

November 30, 2020 16:00 - 1 hour - 101 MB

In a podcast from five years ago (11-30-10), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's head honcho Jason Powell discuss the Raw main event featuring Miz vs. Jerry Lawler, plus the King of the Ring tournament, C.M. Punk on commentary, TNA Impact Thanksgiving ratings, Jeff Jarrett's MMA spoof and latest push, and more during the Livecast. In the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, they discuss Rock's "Faster" movie which Jason saw and go more in-depth on Raw analysis of other subjects.

WKPWP - Keller interviews Paul Heyman in 1992 as he touted Austin's future stardom, admiring Superstar Graham, digs at Bischoff, more

November 28, 2020 20:58 - 2 hours - 117 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic he conducted with Paul Heyman in April 1992 that aired live on his KFAN Pro Wrestling Focus radio show. First, Keller covers the headlines of the week back in April 1992 including Sting's injury in a match against Vader, some talk of Jim Cornette's new Smoky Mountain Wrestling, WCW's international tag team tournament, previewing any indy show with current AEW producer Jerry Lynn and former NWO/DX member Sean Waltman, a call about fading...

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller catches up with former PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell talking Vince end game, Cena legacy, more

November 26, 2020 23:54 - 1 hour - 94.5 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a very special Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast. Wade reunited with former longtime PWTorch assistant editor and PWTorch podcast host James Caldwell. They haven't done a podcast together in more than four years. James talks about his decision to leave the Torch, how he's kept up with pro wrestling since, and what it's like shopping for a job when your resume says your last job was working for a pro wrestling newsletter and ...

WKPWP - Wildcard Tuesday: New Schiavone Interview + Survivor Series 2010 Roundtable with Keller, Mitchell, McNeill

November 25, 2020 07:15 - 1 hour - 106 MB

In this "Wildcard Tuesday" edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, Wade interviews AEW announcer Tony Schiavone first and then presents the previously VIP-exclusive post-WWE Survivor Series 2010 Roundtable where Wade was joined by PWTorch columnists Bruce Mitchell and Pat McNeill to review the entire PPV including the Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett main event with John Cena as special referee with a major stipulation.The Schiavone interview covers a wide array of topics including:How ...

WKPWP - Remembering Nick Bockwinkel - Interview with Mick Karch: Bobby Heenan dynamic, AWA World Championship reign, drawing power, more

November 21, 2020 22:51 - 1 hour - 86.5 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from Nov. 19, 2015. Wade is joined by Mick Karch, longtime wrestling announcer including for the AWA on ESPN who also ran Nick Bockwinkel's fan club in the 1970s. They talk almost exclusively about Bockwinkel, putting his career in perspective and talking about his drawing power, his reign as AWA Champion, his relationship with on-air manager Bobby Heenan, and so much more. Live callers and email questions included.

WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Martin talk Survivor Series, Zelina Vega, Shirai-Ripley, Inner Circle in Las Vegas, Russ-Gargano-Priest

November 20, 2020 07:43 - 2 hours - 137 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin from the PWTorch VIP podcast "The Fix." They discuss a wide range of topics beginning with a review of last night's NXT on USA program including Io Shirai beating Rhea Ripley and how WWE handled the Johnny Gargano rematch with Leon Ruff. Then they discuss Zelina Vega's WWE departure and the subsequent wrestling union talk. Then a full review of Smackdown an...

WKPWP - Interview Tuesday: AEW President Tony Khan and WWE Survivor Series Preview with Sam Roberts

November 18, 2020 01:39 - 2 hours - 126 MB

In this "Interview Tuesday" edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, Wade welcomes two special guests for a double header. First Wade previews Sunday's WWE Survivor Series with Sam Roberts from the Not Sam Wrestling Podcast, WWE Kickoff shows, and his new WWE Network show. They delve into the Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns headline match, the pros and cons of various finishes for that match, and a discussion on Drew's character and how it's evolved and where it could grow from here. ...

WKPWP - J.J. Dillon talks Four Horsemen, Ric Flair, Vince McMahon, Dusty Rhodes, Ole Anderson, Terry Funk, Eddie Graham, booking logic

November 14, 2020 20:21 - 2 hours - 117 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from Nov. 12, 2015 with J.J. Dillon, manager of the Four Horsemen, director of talent relations for the WWF in the 1990s, author of the excellent wrestling book "Wrestlers Are Like Seagulls," and long-time wrestler. He takes a lot of live calls on a wide range of great topics for well over an hour and a half. Topics include the Four Horsemen, Ole Anderson, Ric Flair, Dusty Rhodes, Eddie Graham, Terry Funk, internal logic in storylines a...

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk Undertaker's all-time star ranking, McAfee, Leon Ruff, Cody, Reigns, Omega, more

November 13, 2020 07:35 - 2 hours - 125 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss Undertaker's Final Farewell and possible future opponents, Pat McAfee's heel persona, Leon Ruff's surprise upset win, Cody's odd promo on Dynamite, Randy Orton or Drew McIntyre vs. Roman Reigns, Ratings strategies for all major cable shows, Kenny Omega's emerging persona, and some ROH an...

WKPWP - Wildcard Tuesday: New Mailbag plus Keller's 1991 coverage of Undertaker beating Hogan at Survivor Series on radio

November 11, 2020 07:54 - 2 hours - 114 MB

In a "Wildcard Tuesday" episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, PWTorch editor Wade Keller answers new Mailbag questions on an array of topics (Is Edge a possible Roman Reigns challenger? Is AEW firmly established as long-term WWE competitor in part because of its strong booking? Was Money in the Bank concept greatly damaged this year? Why isn't NXT part of Survivor Series this year? And more).Then we go back 29 years to Wade Keller's radio show (11-29-91) from KFAN covering Underta...

WKPWP - Ex-Killer Bee & High Flyer Jim Brunzell talks fall of AWA, 1980s WWF grind, drugs, WWE contracts, more

November 08, 2020 06:14 - 1 hour - 97.3 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from Nov. 7, 2015 with "Jumpin'" Jim Brunzell, a longtime standout tag team wrestler in the 1970s and 1980s as part of the AWA High Flyers and the WWF Killer Bees. He discusses Verne Gagne as a boss and promoter, the dynamic with Verne and his business partner Wally Karbo, the rise of Hulk Hogan in the AWA and the birth of Hulkamania, the fall of AWA after Hogan left, the culture shock of the 1980s WWF grind compared to the AWA, observi...

WKPWP - Media Call with Cody + Roundtable w/Keller, Krol, Dehnel previewing AEW Full Gear with predictions and hype analysis

November 06, 2020 09:25 - 3 hours - 173 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Thursday episode with two distinct segments. First, an in-depth Roundtable where Wade is joined by PWTorch.com contributor Joel Dehnel and former PWTorch Newsletter columnist Eric Krol to preview AEW Full Gear's entire line-up, evaluating the hype for the matches and predicting outcomes. Then the full Cody Rhodes media conference from earlier today where he addresses Full Gear including the lack of hype for the Women's Title match, the return of "...

WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship Flashback (10 Yrs Ago - 11-9-10): Keller & Powell talk WWE Survivor Series hype, Santino's tea time, more

November 04, 2020 07:44 - 1 hour - 107 MB

In a podcast from ten years ago (11-9-10), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's head honcho Jason Powell discuss with live callers the previous night's WWE Monday Night Raw including Santino's Tea Time, the hype for Survivor Series, will any matches be announced on the mid-card?!, state of tag teams in wrestling, state of TNA and what can be done to turn around financial aspect, whether there was someone better for Matt Morgan's slot at Turning Point, plus much more. In the VIP A...

WKPWP - Ex-WWE Creative Team member Matt McCarthy (10-29-15): Keller & McCarthy talk about Reigns' push, O'Reilly, Del Rio, WM 32 ideas

October 31, 2020 19:08 - 1 hour - 108 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from Oct. 29, 2015 featuring ex-WWE writer and professional stand-up comedian Matt McCarthy talking Alberto Del Rio's return, WWE's obsession with the Attitude Era, Kyle O'Reilly, WrestleMania 32 ideas, Roman Reigns's push, and much more.

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin talk NXT Halloween Havoc, AEW Dynamite, Smackdown, Raw, Impact Bound for Glory, UFC 254, more

October 30, 2020 06:47 - 2 hours - 121 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Todd Martin from the PWTorch VIP podcast "The Fix." They discuss Impact Wrestling's biggest annual PPV Bound for Glory start to finish, last week's final hype for Hell in a Cell on Smackdown, the HIAC follow-up on Raw, the big UFC PPV last Saturday night, a review of AEW Dynamite, the AEW-NXT ratings, and a review of NXT's Halloween Havoc on USA Network.

WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship Flashback (10 Yrs Ago - 10-26-10): Keller & Powell talk Lesnar's UFC loss, Lesnar-Taker angle at UFC, Raw, more

October 28, 2020 05:43 - 1 hour - 105 MB

In a podcast from five years ago (10-26-10), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's head honcho Jason Powell discuss with live callers the previous night's WWE Monday Night Raw and the final hype for Sunday's WWE Bragging Rights PPV headlined by Randy Orton vs. Wade Barrett, Undertaker vs. Kane, and Team Raw vs. Team Smackdown. Also, they discuss with live callers and during the VIP Aftershow last week's Impact and the dismal quarter hour ratings trends, whether WWE might shake up ...

WKPWP - Bob Backlund Interview: (10-22-15) Keller & Mitchell talk about his short return to the WWF in '90s, Vince Jr. vs. Sr., his persona

October 24, 2020 13:00 - 1 hour - 96.1 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from Oct. 22, 2015 featuring interview guest Bob Backlund and PWTorch senior columnist Bruce Mitchell. They took live calls and presented email questions to Backlund along with excerpts of his book to expand on including his return to the WWF for a very short WWF Title reign as Mr. Backlund, how authentic his Mr. Backlund character was, his comparison of Vince McMahon Sr. and Vince McMahon Jr., his thoughts on Bruno Sammartino and Pedro...

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk Jericho-MJF song and dance, new Omega, Reigns-Uso, Retribution, HIAC, McAfee, Mox-Kingston

October 23, 2020 03:34 - 2 hours - 123 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss the top happenings in pro wrestling over the last week including NXT, AEW Dynamite, Raw, Smackdown, Hell in a Cell, and Impact's Bound for Glory. Some specific topics include Pat McAfee joining Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch, the new presentation of Kenny Omega and how to interpret it, the od...

WKPWP – WKPWP PPV Preview - WWE Hell in a Cell: Sam Roberts joins Wade for in-depth preview of Hell in a Cell matches, more

October 21, 2020 03:01 - 2 hours - 132 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a WWE Hell in a Cell PPV preview with Sam Roberts from the Not Sam Wrestling podcasts and the WWE Kickoff Show panels. Sam and Wade discuss the Hell in a Cell matches including Drew McIntyre vs. Randy Orton, Roman Reigns vs. Jey Uso, and Bayley vs. Sasha Banks, plus sidebar discussions on the Draft realignment and a busy episode of Raw last night.

WKPWP - Bob Backlund auto-biography co-author interview: (10-14-15) Fascinating in-depth look at Backlund's remarkable career, more

October 17, 2020 16:36 - 2 hours - 120 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller and guest cohost PWTorch senior columnist Bruce Mitchell present an Interview Classic from Oct. 15, 2015 featuring Bob Backlund autobiography co-author Robert Miller who discusses going from fan to friend as he wrote definitive Backlund chronicle. This is a fascinating look into Backlund's remarkable WWWF career, insight into him as a person, the writing process with Bob, and WWWF history.

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Fann talk AEW's 1st year, NXT's 1st year on USA, NJPW G1, WWE Draft

October 16, 2020 05:30 - 2 hours - 127 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Rich Fann from the PWTorch Dailycast and PWTorch East Coast Cast. They discuss the WWE Draft including Montez Ford, Seth Rollins, Keith Lee, and Big E, plus Retribution with Mustafa Ali, highlights of AEW's 1st year on TNT and where there's room for improvement, NXT's 1st year on USA, NJPW G1 standings & surprises so far, assessing and comparing Capital Wrestling Center...

WKPWP - WKPWP Roundtable: WWE Draft comprehensive overview with Keller, Stoup, Machado looking at winners, losers, fresh match-up options

October 14, 2020 07:20 - 2 hours - 109 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller is joined by PWTorch VIP podcast hosts Javier Machado and Tom Stoup to present a comprehensive WWE Draft overview looking at winners and losers in the draft, a ton of fresh match-up options, the format of the draft presentation, and more.

WKPWP - Bob Backlund Interview: (10-8-15) Writing process of his autobiography, does he regret not turning heel after Hogan title loss, more

October 10, 2020 19:38 - 1 hour - 78.4 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from Oct. 8, 2015 featuring interview guest Bob Backlund and PWTorch senior columnist Bruce Mitchell. Backlund speaks about the decision to write his 480 page autobiography, what he wrote about that he wouldn’t have had he written the book decades ago, and the transition from him to Hulk Hogan. After phone connection issues cut the interview short about 40 minutes into the show, Mitchell analyzes one of the major turning points in Backl...

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin talk Takeover 31, AEW Dynamite with Cody's big promo, Smackdown and Raw, UFC, New Japan G1, more

October 09, 2020 06:54 - 2 hours - 128 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Todd Martin, a PWTorch VIP analyst. They discuss NXT Takeover 31, NXT on USA, AEW Dynamite, Smackdown, Raw, UFC, and New Japan G1. Among the hot topics are: Did WWE underplay Orton's attack on legends last week? A theory on what's up with Undisputed Era? Who is the top star in wrestling today based on this week's performance on TV? And much more.

WKPWP Wildcard Tuesday: WWE No Mercy 2005 Post-PPV Roundtable with Batista vs. Guerrero + 10 Yrs Ago Flagship w/Keller & Powell

October 06, 2020 23:33 - 2 hours - 127 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Flashback Tuesday episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast. First, the PWTorch VIP Post-PPV Roundable covering WWE No Mercy 2005 from 15 years ago this month headlined by Randy Orton & Bob Orton vs. Undertaker in a casket match and Batista vs. Eddie Guerrero for the World Hvt. Title, plus Animal & Heidenreich, Bobby Lashley, Christian, JBL, Rey Mysterio, and more.Then a flashback to the Oct. 12, 2010 Tuesday Flagship. Keller is joined by P...

WKPWP - Keller interviews “X-Pac” Sean Waltman: (10-1-15) Will WWE be in good hands with Triple H, his scary injury, more

October 03, 2020 19:31 - 2 hours - 66.6 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from October 1, 2015 featuring his interview guest “X-Pac” Sean Waltman, an update on the scary injury he suffered days earlier, will WWE be in good hands with Triple H eventually, should wrestlers Sting’s age still wrestle, evaluating WWE’s ring style, and much more with live callers and email questions.

WKPWP - WKPWP Takeover Preview & Triple H Media Q&A: Keller and ex-WWE Creative Team member Matt McCarthy preview entire line-up

October 02, 2020 06:50 - 2 hours - 136 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents first a full preview of NXT Takeover 31 with ex-WWE Creative Team member Matt McCarthy including Finn Balor vs. Kyle O'Reilly and Io Shirai vs. Candice LeRae. They also discuss Roman Reigns's early work as a heel. And finally, the full Triple H Q&A with the wrestling media earlier this week discussing Takeover, COVID-19 precautions, and more.

WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk Reigns-Uso, Takeover, Drew-Orton, WWE Women's Division, Upcoming Draft, ROH, Impact

September 29, 2020 22:03 - 2 hours - 111 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss Roman Reigns vs. Jey Uso and where they go from here, preview NXT Takeover, the future of Drew McIntyre-Randy Orton feud, WWE Women's Division post-draft, other potential key talent moves, ROH Pure Tournament, Impact's use of new stars, Chris Jericho-MJF, Kenny Omega's character, COVID ou...

WKPWP - Keller interviews pioneer New York wrestling radio show host John Arezzi: (9-24-15) Sting’s career, Hogan scandals, more

September 26, 2020 18:35 - 1 hour - 70.7 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from September 24, 2015 featuring John Arezzi. The former ‘80s/‘90s New York pro wrestling radio host talks Sting’s career, Hulk Hogan scandals, the evolution of wrestling media coverage, and more including live callers.

WKPWP - WWE Clash of Champions PPV Preview w/Sam Roberts: Thorough card preview, fixing Retribution, remembering Road Warriors

September 25, 2020 00:29 - 1 hour - 99.7 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a PPV Preview episode looking at the WWE Clash of Champions PPV with guest analyst Sam Roberts from the Not Sam Wrestling Podcast and WWE Kickoff shows. They provide a thorough preview of the entire line-up, thoughts on the hype and the pros and cons of various outcomes for each match. They also try to fix Retribution. There is also their usual talk of match order. They begin, though, with memories of The Road Warriors and thoughts on their legacy.

WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Heydorn talk Retribution nonsense, New Japan G1, ROH Pure Tourney, Reigns/Heyman combo, more

September 22, 2020 22:18 - 2 hours - 134 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Zack Heydorn, PWTorch columnist and PWTorch VIP podcast host. They talk Raw's Retribution nonsense, New Japan G1's first two shows, ROH Pure Tourney and what it does well that others could learn from, the early performances of the Roman Reigns/Paul Heyman combo, Otis and the stats of the Money in the Bank briefcase, AEW Dynamite's strong show last week, NXT's big Wednesd...

WKPWP - Keller interviews Jake Roberts & DDP: (9-17-15) The making of new “Resurrection of Jake the Snake Roberts” documentary, live calls

September 19, 2020 20:20 - 1 hour - 107 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from September 17, 2015 featuring Jake “The Snake” Roberts and Diamond Dallas Page regarding the new “Resurrection of Jake the Snake Roberts” documentary.

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin: Parking Lot Brawl on Dynamite, Raw Underground with Braun, G1, ROH, Priest-Thatcher, more

September 18, 2020 07:09 - 1 hour - 107 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Todd Martin from the VIP podcast "The Fix with Todd Martin." They open with some conversation about the latest in New Japan including a curious pick many are making for the G1 Climax winner, then move on to a review of AEW Dynamite, NXT on USA, and a comparison of the two shows this week. Then Todd reviews the return of ROH with first-run content on TV with their Pure T...

WKPWP - New Japan G1 Climax Preview Special Edition: All-Star Roundtable with Radican, Fann, Counihan, Samsa providing primer of tournament

September 16, 2020 04:14 - 2 hours - 119 MB

In a Wildcard Tuesday edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, Wade introduces a special in-depth roundtable discussion previewing the New Japan G1 Climax Tournament. The PWTorch All-Star Panel includes Sean Radican, Rich Fann, Alan Counihan, Chris Samsa providing in-depth primer of annual tournament including the returns of Will Ospreay, Jay White, Jeff Cobb, Zack Sabre Jr., and Juice Robinson along with the core top tier roster of Japanese wrestlers. The show serves as a guide to t...

WKPWP - Keller interviews Scott Hall & Justin Credible (9-10-15): Hall talks latest strides and Jake movie, Justin talks about Lesnar, more

September 12, 2020 18:48 - 1 hour - 93.7 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from September 10, 2015 featuring Scott Hall and Justin Credible. Hall talks about latest strides plus Jake’s movie and then Justin talks about the state of WWE, the need to tiptoe around management, rolling with Brock Lesnar, and more with live callers for over an hour.

VIP AUDIO 9/10 – WKPWP Thursday Flagship: Keller & Powell talk Reigns-Heyman. Balor-Cole, Dynamite rating, Omega-Page, Impact, more

September 11, 2020 05:58 - 2 hours - 112 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss the Roman Reigns-Paul Heyman dynamic, Finn Balor beating Adam Cole for the NXT Title, the AEW Dynamite rating, Kenny Omega and Adam Page, Impact Wrestling, WWE restricting wrestlers making money on the side playing video games, and more current events.

WKPWP - Mailbag & 10 Yrs Ago Flagship Flashback (9-7-10): Keller & Powell talk NXT3, Orton-Cena, Jericho's future, Night of Champions

September 09, 2020 04:34 - 2 hours - 119 MB

In a Wildcard Tuesday edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, first up is a new Mailbag session with PWTorch editor Wade Keller covering these topics: Will fans start to cheer a heel Roman Reigns and is that bad, was All Out too predictable and how could AEW  have avoided predictability in key matches, and is WWE's brand split flexibility with Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakanura a step too far or a step toward a positive change? Then up next is the Flagship from ten years ago (9-7-10) as PWT...

WKPWP - Keller interviews ex-WWE Creative Matt McCarthy: (9-3-15) SS review, Night of Champions booking, should D-Bryan head to New Japan

September 05, 2020 21:34 - 1 hour - 109 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from September 3, 2015 with special guest former WWE Creative Team member Matt McCarthy discussing a wide range of topics with live callers including reviewing Summerslam, looking ahead to Night of Champions, should D-Bryan head to New Japan, and more.

WKPWP - All Out PPV Roundtable Preview & Predictions w/Keller, Krol, Chambers plus Tony Khan Media Conference

September 04, 2020 03:09 - 2 hours - 143 MB

In this special AEW All Out PPV Preview episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, first up is a roundtable discussion with PWTorch editor Wade Keller, former Pro Wrestling Torch columnist Eric Krol, and PWTorch.com AEW contributor Joshua Chambers previewing the entire line-up, evaluating the hype, and making predictions. They also discuss whether broadly this is a strong line-up for a signature PPV event. Then the full Tony Khan Media Conference Call from earlier today with PWTorch co...

WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Radican talk Reigns-Heyman alliance, New Japan G1 contenders, Moxley-MJF, Lesnar's future, more

September 02, 2020 02:08 - 1 hour - 102 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Sean Radican. They talk Roman Reigns-Paul Heyman alliance, New Japan G1 contenders, Naito's double-title win over Evil, Jon Moxley-MJF build, Brock Lesnar's future, pros and cons of various NXT Title match winners, Big E defending his comedic presentation now that he's singles wrestler, AEW vs. NXT so far, and more.

WKPWP - Keller interviews Jim Ross: (8-28-15) The prospects of Sting vs. Seth being good, WM32, New Japan, Randy Savage, Vince McMahon, more

August 30, 2020 03:03 - 2 hours - 121 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from August 22, 2015 with Jim Ross talking WrestleMania 32, the return of Sting and the prospects of his match with Seth Rollins being good, what went wrong with Sting as WCW Champion, the return of the Dudleys, working with Randy Savage, Vince McMahon, WWE Network, NXT, the Paul Boesch library, New Japan, Lucha Underground, and much more including 38 minutes of previously VIP-exclusive "Aftershow" content.

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin: Keith Lee's Raw debut, NXT Takeover, Kross as champ, Cody-Brodie title change, NJPW

August 27, 2020 05:50 - 2 hours - 119 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch VIP analyst Todd Martin. Todd and Wade begin by addressing Keith Lee's Raw debut and whether Drew McIntyre interfering should really be considered a "loss" for Lee. Also, Lee's change of music and what can be garnered from how he was presented on Raw out of the gate. Then a full rundown start to finish of NXT Takeover, a full review of AEW Dynamite from Saturda...

WKPWP - Tuesday Wildcard: Summerslam Roundtable, NXT Takeover Roundtable, 10 Yrs Ago Flashback Flagship with Keller & Powell

August 25, 2020 21:21 - 2 hours - 157 MB

In the Tuesday Wildcard episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, first up is an extended segment of the Post-Summerslam Roundtable reacting to the Braun Strowman vs. Fiend main event and analyzing the return of Roman Reigns. Then an extended segment of the NXT Takeover 30 Roundtable looking at the Karrion Kross victory over Keith Lee and Lee's future on the main roster. Finally, a flashback to the Tuesday Flagship from ten years ago (8-17-10) as PWTorch editor Wade Keller and ProWres...

WKPWP - Keller interviews DDP: (8-21-15) Making of Jake Roberts movie, stories on Undertaker-DDP angle, his AWA days, Diamond Cutter vs. RKO

August 22, 2020 23:56 - 1 hour - 88.2 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from August 21, 2015 with Diamond Dallas Page. Host PWTorch editor Wade Keller talks live with DDP including details on the new “Resurrection of Jake Roberts” movie, details on the making of movie, and Jake’s current health, plus stories on DDP’s WWF-Undertaker angle, his AWA days, the Diamond Cutter compared to the RKO, and more with live callers and email questions.

WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk Dynamite bringing fans back, Thunderdome, Summerslam, Takeover, Velveteen, more

August 21, 2020 03:14 - 1 hour - 102 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They talk AEW Dynamite bringing fans back to Daly's Place, WWE Thunderdome, the Velveteen Dream return and Triple H's explanation regarding the controversy, a Summerslam preview with predictions, fun speculation on what will happen that "we never saw coming," an NXT Takeover preview, thoughts on NXT'...

WKPWP - Summerslam Preview: Sam Roberts joins Keller for a thorough and fun walk through possibilities, plus Thuderdome!

August 19, 2020 03:19 - 2 hours - 122 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Summerslam PPV Preview edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest Sam Roberts from the Not Sam Wrestling Podcast and NXT and WWE Kickoff Shows. Sam and Wade walk through the entire Summerslam starting with Randy Orton challenging Drew McIntyre for the WWE Title and closing with The Fiend challenging Bray Wyatt for the Universal Title, with everything in between. First up, though, they talk about ThunderDome and the evolution of WW...

WKPWP - Keller interviews Mick Foley: (8-14-15) Lots of catching up with wrestling stories, WWE talk, his current views on wrestling, more

August 15, 2020 18:00 - 1 hour - 99.2 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from August 14, 2015. Host PWTorch editor Wade Keller talks live with Mick Foley, who made his PWTorch Livecast debut catching up with Wade on wrestling, his current views on wrestling, Chigusa Nagayo, his WWE standing, and much more with live calls and emails.

WKPWP - WKPWP Thursday Wildcard: Exclusive interview snippet w/Chris DeJoseph on return to WWE, Mailbag on Dynamite, Shane Taylor interview

August 14, 2020 06:05 - 1 hour - 109 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a Thursday Wildcard edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest Tyler Sage from the "Podcast of Honor" and PWTorch.com's AEW Dynamite Alt-Perspective TV reporter. First up is an exclusive preview snippet of a new exclusive interview with ex-WWE Creative Team member Chris DeJoseph. In his first interview since his WWE departure earlier this summer, he talks about what was different about WWE and Vince McMahon in particular. (The full hour-and...

WKPWP - Tuesday Mailbag - Keller & Heydorn talk where Raw Underground is heading, should AEW cancel Jericho-Cassidy, Sasha & Bayley, Black

August 12, 2020 07:26 - 2 hours - 101 MB

SHOW SUMMARY: PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Mailbag edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest cohost PWTorch columnist Zack Heydorn. They talk Raw Underground and where it could be headed next, match finishes in WWE, Retribution causing viewer discomfort due to current events, Chris Jericho’s concert in midst of pandemic, why didn’t any babyfaces save Dominik on Raw, Summerslam’s women’s title matches for Sasha and Bayley, and more. Then in a VIP-exclusive ...

WKPWP - Roddy Piper Road Stories w/former personal assistant Jonny Fairplay: (8-7-15) Real thoughts on Hogan, Piper vs. TSA, more

August 08, 2020 19:59 - 1 hour - 96.3 MB

PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from August 7, 2015 featuring. Wade Keller interviews Jonny Fairplay about Roddy Piper with unique insight on Piper's life and career from working closely with him for a year as his personal assistant. The interview includes road stories, watching Raw with him once including his reactions to Paul Heyman and Kurt Angle, how he felt about watching pro wrestling on TV in general, what it meant if he called you "champ," Piper's reaction to ...

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