The Wrstling Podcast
The Wrstling Podcast #66 - Kaori Yoneyama (Fukigen Death) Interview

The Wrstling Podcast #66 - Kaori Yoneyama (Fukigen Death) Interview

January 21, 2022

For our second episode of the week, The Wrstling Podcast is proud to welcome the incredible Kaori Yoneyama!

One of the scene's most versatile performers, Yoneyama is perhaps most well known for her run in Stardom as Gokigen/Fukigen Death. She has wrestled across the country & heads up her own promotion, YMZ.

Join Liam, Gareth and linguistic genius Baliyan Akki as we learn more about one of Japan's most venerated professional wrestlers!

You can find Yoneyama on twitter: @kaori_yoneyama

Her promotion YMZ can be found on YouTube and has its own streaming service too. Check them out!

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Thanks as always to Rob Hawkins for our wonderful theme tune.
Find Rob at @rob_hawkins.

The Wrstling Podcast - Special - Masa Takanashi Interview

The Wrstling Podcast - Special - Masa Takanashi Interview

January 19, 2022

Interview season is BACK and this week, The Wrstling Podcast is delighted to welcome Masa Takanashi!

Masa has been a core player in DDT-Pro and Gatoh Move for years, and has more recently been heading up ChocoPro in Emi Sakura's absence.

Here, we talk through Masa's career, his history with Emi and his plans for ChocoPro, among other things.

Interpreted live by fellow ChocoPro star Baliyan Akki, this is a fun insight into one of Japan's more unique professional wrestlers.

If you would like to follow Masa you can find him here: @masaddt

The GoFundMe for Freddie Premo can be found here if you would like to donate.

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Thanks as always to Rob Hawkins for our wonderful theme tune.
Find Rob at @rob_hawkins.

The Wrstling Podcast #65 - 2022 Fast 2022 Furious

The Wrstling Podcast #65 - 2022 Fast 2022 Furious

January 14, 2022

The Wrstling Podcast is back for its first show on the year!

The boys have plenty to catch up, and spend the episode trading notes on the various happenings from throughout the wrestling world.

With thoughts on New Japan, Stardom, Tokyo Joshi, IMPACT and more, join Liam and Gareth as they set the stall for the year 2022.

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Thanks as always to Rob Hawkins for our wonderful theme tune.
Find Rob at @rob_hawkins.

The Wrstling Podcast #64 - Favourite Matches of 2021

The Wrstling Podcast #64 - Favourite Matches of 2021

December 31, 2021

Hot on the heels of The Happy List comes our OTHER end-of-year wrap-up, where Liam and Gareth put forward their favourite matches of 2021. 

Away from the standard ‘best matches of the year’ (what does that even mean, anyway?) criteria, the boys revisit the contests that most spoke to them over the past twelve months. These range from critically acclaimed star-fests to indie sprints that may have flown under the radar. 

With entries from three separate continents, this year’s list has been bumped from 10 to 15 picks, allowing for more debate, headaches and most importantly, fun. 

Come hang with the boys as they recap 15 of their favourite matches from the year 2021.

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Thanks as always to Rob Hawkins for our wonderful theme tune.
Find Rob at @rob_hawkins.

The Wrstling Podcast #63 - Happy List 2021
The Wrstling Podcast #62 - Adam Brooks Returns!

The Wrstling Podcast #62 - Adam Brooks Returns!

December 17, 2021

It’s part two of our MCW vs PWA double header, and The Wrstling Podcast is pleased welcome ‘The Loose Ledge’ Adam Brooks back to the podcast!

The boys last spoke with Brooksy back at the beginning of 2021, catching up on all things Australia, Melbourne City Wrestling and Ring of Honor. 

Though still MCW Heavyweight Champion, lots has changed for Adam in the ensuing months, so there’s plenty to get into, not least his plans for wrestling internationally and the huge Worlds Collide event with PWA: Black Label. 

It’s a really fun conversation, so join us as we get amongst it with one of Australia's finest.

Follow Adam - @theadambrooksy and MCW - @mcitywrestling

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Thanks as always to Rob Hawkins for our wonderful theme tune.
Find Rob at @rob_hawkins.

The Wrstling Podcast #61 - Interview PWA‘s Ricky South & DDT/Beyond Wrestling

The Wrstling Podcast #61 - Interview PWA‘s Ricky South & DDT/Beyond Wrestling

December 10, 2021

The Wrstling Podcast welcomes 'Tuff Stuff' Ricky South to the show this week!

Ricky is the current PWA Black Label Heavyweight Champion and one of Australia's brightest talents. In this interview, we talk through the Aussie wrestling scene, the pressures of being a Champion and much more. It's a perfect opportunity to get in on the ground floor with one of the country's next breakout stars.

In addition, the boys look at Alex Shelley vs Ruby Soho from Beyond Wrestling's 'Fete Forever' and the D-Oh Grand Prix finals between Konosuke Takeshita and Yuki Ueno!

You can follow Ricky on Twitter - @TSRickySouth and PWA Black Label here @PWAaustralia

Be sure to follow our socials for more content throughout the week: @wrstlingpod, @metaphwoarr and @LWyatt_probably.

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Thanks as always to Rob Hawkins for our wonderful theme tune.
Find Rob at @rob_hawkins.

The Wrstling Podcast #60 - Talkin‘ NOAH/TJPW/PWA

The Wrstling Podcast #60 - Talkin‘ NOAH/TJPW/PWA

December 7, 2021

The Wrstling Podcast is BACK with another hot 45 celebrating the beautiful art form that is professional wrestling.

This week, the boys get into the epic collision between Nakajima and Kenoh at NOAH the Best, Tokyo Joshi Pro's All Rise and Gareth runs down PWA: Black Label's latest offering.

In addition, Liam and Gareth discuss a trio of departures from the CyberFight stable, changes in Ice Ribbon, some big returns in ChocoPro and more!

Be sure to follow our socials for more content throughout the week: @wrstlingpod, @metaphwoarr and @LWyatt_probably.

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Thanks as always to Rob Hawkins for our wonderful theme tune.
Find Rob at @rob_hawkins.

The Wrstling Podcast #59 - NOAH‘s Katsuhiko Nakajima & Kenoh Interviews

The Wrstling Podcast #59 - NOAH‘s Katsuhiko Nakajima & Kenoh Interviews

November 26, 2021

This Sunday, Pro Wrestling NOAH presents 'NOAH the Best 2021' live on Wrestle Universe.

The show plays host to a historic double title match between GHC Heavyweight Champion, Katsuhiko Nakajima, and GHC National Champion, Kenoh. 

Ahead of this blockbuster encounter, Liam speaks with both men in their pre-match mindset, plans for being a double champion, the Kongoh stable and more!

If you're as excited to watch NOAH the Best 2021 as we are, you can watch on Wrestle Universe
English Guide to signing up here.

Follow NOAH Global on Twitter: @NOAHGlobal
Follow Nakajima on Twitter: @noah_katsuhiko
Follow Kenoh on Twitter: @kenoh_prowres

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The Wrstling Podcast #58 - DDT/ChocoPro/Dragon Gate

The Wrstling Podcast #58 - DDT/ChocoPro/Dragon Gate

November 12, 2021

The Wrstling Podcast is back after a brief and unplanned hiatus!

Liam and Gareth pick up where they left off, with coverage of DDT's Tokyo Dome Cup and the interim Super Asia Championship match at Choco Pro #170.

Finally, the boys discuss their maiden voyage with Dragon Gate, 'Gate of Destiny 2021', following their interview with Dragon Gate commentator Jae earlier on the series.

Be sure to follow our socials for more content throughout the week: @wrstlingpod, @metaphwoarr and @LWyatt_probably.

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Thanks as always to Rob Hawkins for our wonderful theme tune.
Find Rob at @rob_hawkins.

 

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