Episode 383: Bazza and Tony, Ball Brothers

Tony takes his yearly trip to Spain, and that means one thing: it’s time for a show with your favorite bloke from London, Bazza Smith! Of course, what’s a live show at 6AM East without some discussion of what’s happening on the British wrestling scene? The saga of Sam Adonis and inappropriate comments sparks conversation about outrage and forgiveness. A story that is some six years old comes to light…

Episode 380: Heavy Metal Maniac and His First Three Weeks

The Two Man Group is back! Tony and Kevin discuss the upcoming all women PPV WWE Evolution, including their first thoughts on the announcement, along with some thoughts on long-term booking. Then, there’s in-depth coverage of Impact Slammiversary as well. In the Main Event, all the way from Hawaii, the Metal Maniac joins the show with the story of his introduction to the wrestling business and the beginning of his…

Episode 379: Silkin Stalkings

The boys are back to talk about huge news in the world of Ring of Honor, as they will debut at MSG during Mania weekend. And what better way to discuss this momentous occasion than to be joined by Cary Silkin, former owner and current ambassador of Ring of Honor. The boys also clean up Extreme Rules and discuss crowd reactions, and a bit of the follow up of Raw….

Episode 378: Kevin Gill and Matt Macintosh, Two Bad OGs

The Two Man Group is back in Studio A! Despite not watching NJPW at the Cow Palace (or a lot of it, anyway) the guys welcome friend of the show Kevin Gill to give us the 411 on all the happenings of the show. KG offers plenty of behind-the-scenes insight as well as his perspective on the show and some of the standout talent. Later in the show, the “Bad…

Episode 376: Pie Face

It’s a Studio A party! Tony doesn’t understand the ESPN body worshipping issue, or the Spartan athletes, but Kevin and Matt do their best to explain why Charlotte Flair was involved, and naked. So the conversation moves from Charlotte to Paige, where apparently someone mistook a pie face for a literal pie in the face. Did the man they call Vader deserve more than a graphic on Raw? The guys…

Episode 373: Tony, a Bear, and an Accountant

Tony rides solo against Matt’s wishes and desires. There’s some in-depth analysis of the decision in the case of Dr. Chris Amman vs. CM Punk and the current situation between MSG and WWE. Terrible news regarding Rockin’ Rebel and his wife, Brian Christopher arrested for trying to skip on his hotel bill, and Lio Rush gets the call to 205 Live. Bear Bronson, current CAP Champion, calls in to discuss…

Episode 372: The Gondoliers

The Two Man Group is back for your post-Memorial Day chill out. After copious amounts of weather and holiday banter, Kevin counts down all of the Money in the Bank cash-ins, from worst to best. While the guys try to remember some of them, there’s a general consensus that, for once, WWE actually got one right. They cover some news and notes, including Big Show passing the big man torch…

Episode 371: Fat Nuts

The guys hit up Studio A, and the big news is lots of money. One billion dollars from FOX to the WWE for SmackDown Live rights over five years. What does this mean for the business? We analyze possibilities for the future, all while watching WWE stock skyrocket! We check in on Matt Cappotelli and Tom Magee. Tony watches Lou Thesz vs Ray Gunkel from the Sportatorium in 1951, where…

Episode 370: Daisy Chain

It’s another action-packed episode of the Shining Wizards! The boys talk about All In and which talent brought the fans to the yard, a true sellout in about a half an hour. The Roman Reigns experiment has failed and is over, at least according to Tony. Kevin and Matt believe he’s in a better place moving down to a feud with Jinder. Ronda Rousey doesn’t earn a title shot against…

Episode 369: Chico Santana, World Champion

Tony welcomes Rant EM Radio Hall of Fame Dave “Mega” Powers back to the show. The guys find out you can be arrested in Saudi Arabia for besmirching professional wrestling. Tony brings up the passing of friend of the show Big Bully Busick. There’s plenty of discussion on the direction of Roman Reigns, and some discussion of Backlash and the current WWE in general. Tony researches Indian and Native American…

Epsiode 368: Tito Santana, Making Towns

The boys are back in Studio A and they’re wreaking havoc and turning wrestling talk upside-down! Once again, Matt professes his love for Nia Jax and Tony says otherwise. Of course, conversation turns to Paige (lol) before the conversation moves to the Greatest Royal Rumble! Where does Titus O’Neil’s slide rank in the history of botches? What else happened to make the show botcheriffic? Kevin felt the need to revisit…

Episode 367: Forza Bruno!

The Two Man Group is back! Kevin and Tony talk about the passing of the Living Legend, Bruno Sammartino, sharing some interviews, stories, facts, and tidbits. There was plenty of spitballing throughout, including some behind the scenes stories. The guys then run the gamut of current stories, including Impact Redemption along with new champions and new title belts, Raw, and the upcoming Greatest Royal Rumble from Saudi Arabia. Zach Ryder…

Episode 365: Tony’s 75th Birthday Bonanza!

Tony celebrates his 75th birthday with a litany of surprise guests, graciously booked by Matt and Kevin (and KP Burke): The Unpredictable JGeorge, Cauliflower Brown, Matthew Ryan Shapiro, Tracy Smothers, Sonny Onoo, Dave Millican, Brian O’Halloran, Eric Bischoff, Coreen and Snowy from Radioactive Metal, “Shinsuke Nakamura” and “Bret Hart.” It was an amazing evening. Plus, the first hour is a bonus show with Kevin and Matt talking the past week…

Episode 363: Roppongi Bongi

Spring is finally here! The snow is gone and the Wizards are back! Matt is happy to cover Impact while Tony makes that task difficult and Kevin checks the Devils score. There’s more discussion of women’s wrestling as Tony educates the guys about some of the talent they may not know. Kevin is appalled by shiny turds, Ronda Rousey can’t go back in time without Doc and Marty, Matt and…

Episode 360: Life in the Fastlane

The final stretch to WrestleMania means the card is coming together, and the boys have you covered. Recapping Fastlane, John Cena has finally found his path, Asuka challenged Charlotte, the Miz deals with two challenges from Finn Balor and Seth Rollins, Randy Orton is breaking records, The Bar may have met their match, Alexa Bliss needs to keep her mouth shut, and Roman Reigns is on a one-man warpath to…