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The Wrstling Podcast #73 - Interview with Ninja Mack

The Wrstling Podcast #73 - Interview with Ninja Mack

February 25, 2022

Hot on the heels of speaking to GHC Junior Heavyweight kingpin Daisuke Harada, we speak to a man soon to join him in Pro Wrestling NOAH, the incredible Ninja Mack!

Mack has blown up over the past 18 months, generating some truly gif-worthy moments across the US independent scene and more specifically, Game Changer Wrestling. 

In this interview, we find out more about the man behind the mask, his career aspirations and what he has in store for NOAH’s junior heavyweights – Bet That!

Follow Ninja Mack on:
Twitter - @NinjaMack1
Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/NinjaMack
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/brenden.mack.754

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

 

The Wrstling Podcast #72 - Daisuke Harada Interview (Pro Wrestling NOAH - GHC Jr. Heavyweight Champion)

The Wrstling Podcast #72 - Daisuke Harada Interview (Pro Wrestling NOAH - GHC Jr. Heavyweight Champion)

February 21, 2022

The Wrstling Podcast welcome Junior Heavyweight royalty in the form of the current reigning and defending GHC Junior Heavyweight champion, Daisuke Harada!

Harada-san talks about his goals in Pro Wrestling NOAH, N INNOVATION, his relationship with Kotoge and much more!

The perfect warm up for Wednesday's huge NOAH show in Nagoya, where Harada will defend his belt against ECW legend Super Crazy, come get to know one of the most decorated juniors in history!

If you're as excited to watch NOAH's Gain Control 2022 in Nagoya show as we are, you can watch on Wrestle Universe
English Guide to signing up here.

Follow NOAH Global on Twitter: @NOAHGlobal
Follow Harada on Twitter: @noah_harada

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The Wrstling Podcast #71 - Chat With Matt Charlton

The Wrstling Podcast #71 - Chat With Matt Charlton

February 18, 2022

This week, the boys welcome Matt Charlton, author of the J Crowned book series, onto the podcast.

Matt talks Liam and Gareth through his artistic process, the inspiration behind the books and much more.

We find out more about the man himself, his history in wrestling and the mental health benefits of having a creative outlet. 

You can follow Matt on Twitter here: @ShiningWizardDs and buy Matt's excellent books here.

And 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 #70 - Baliyan Akki returns ahead of ChocoPro 200!

The Wrstling Podcast #70 - Baliyan Akki returns ahead of ChocoPro 200!

February 11, 2022

The Ace is back!

Baliyan Akki makes his triumphant return to The Wrstling Podcast on the eve of his biggest challenge yet. 

Akki talks through his history with Minoru Fujita, leading into their Super Asia Championship match at ChocoPro 200, as well as his current runs in All Japan and DDT-Pro.

In what is perhaps his most personal interview to date, Akki talks about missing Mei & Emi on their US excursions and finally finding a home in Ichigaya.

You can find our guest at @baliyanxakki and follow ChocoPro/Gatoh Move at@gatohmove

 
You can watch all of ChocoPro for free at youtube.com/gatohmove
 

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

Find all our links at wrstlingpod.com

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

 

The Wrstling Podcast #69 - Interview with Slex of MCW

The Wrstling Podcast #69 - Interview with Slex of MCW

February 8, 2022

Interview season rolls on and we start the week by heading Down Under, and speaking with one of Australia's brightest stars, 'The Business' Slex!

Slex talks us through his origin story and time spent in the Zero One dojo in Japan, through to his more recent exploits across the burgeoning Aussie scene.

We also drill down on two of his biggest MCW matches to date, against Kazuchika Okada back in 2017 and last year's 3 Stages of Hell match against Adam Brooks!

Be sure to follow Slex on Twitter & Instagram!

You can also follow MCW to get all the latest updates on Twitter too: @mcitywrestling

Fight to Survive is going down Saturday 12th Feb, but if you're not in Melbourne you can watch it here from Feb 20th!

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

Find all our links at wrstlingpod.com

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

The Wrstling Podcast #68 - Interview NJPW’s Jeff Cobb

The Wrstling Podcast #68 - Interview NJPW’s Jeff Cobb

February 4, 2022

The Wrstling Podcast is delighted to welcome New Japan Pro Wrestling's Jeff Cobb to the show this week!

Jeff chats around his career in NJPW and time in Japan, how amateur wrestling helped his transition to the pro scene,  and much, much more.

You can find Jeff on Twitter @RealJeffCobb
You can watch all the matches we talk about on the show at New Japan World
Jeff will also be appearing as part of New Japan Strong's Windy City Riot show on April 16th. Get your tickets here.

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

Find all our links at wrstlingpod.com

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

The Wrstling Podcast #67 - ChocoPro #195/GCW/Wrstling Resurgence

The Wrstling Podcast #67 - ChocoPro #195/GCW/Wrstling Resurgence

January 28, 2022

Hot off last week's back to back interviews, The Wrstling Podcast is back and discussing wrstling from all around the globe!

This week Liam & Gareth travel first to the USA for GCW and their biggest show to date The Wrld on GCW, then to their homeland of England to discuss Wrestling Resurgence's main event from their show Bring Me The Mask of Cara Noir.
Last but not least, they make a return journey to Japan's Ichigaya square for ChocoPro's 195th offering.

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

Find all our links at wrstlingpod.com

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

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!

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

Find all our links at wrstlingpod.com

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.

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

Find all our links at wrstlingpod.com

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.

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

Find all our links at wrstlingpod.com

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

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