Archive for October 2015

For the first time since the shows inception Mega Powers takes over as host for Phil who was rooting on his beloved NY Mets in the world series. Mega Powers brings on the Rant’s Tony C and OG Tony Z from the Shining Wizards wrestling podcast and the show gets turned up a notch…in more ways than one. First Matt Squires checks in from the road then NITRO-ber comes to a close as the Throwback this week is WCW’s “Halloween Havoc” from 1995 as well as the October 30th edition of Monday Nitro from the same year. Have a great Halloween boys & girls

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This week the guys sit down and recap everything that happened at WWE Hell In A Cell and give their thoughts.

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Topics This Week:

- WWE Hell in a Cell & Raw Rundown
- Shocking Walking Dead discussion
- Recently launched games
- WWE2k16 Universe and Online details
- James Storm's NXT Debut
- Editing on the WWE Network
- More Angry CM Punk
- NXT Superstar renames
- WWE Breaking point review
- GFW Champs crowned
- Thought's on Del Rio's return
- The origin of the Wilhelm scream
- Vince Russo reaches out to Vince McMahon
- Tough enough cast all going to WWE
- Patrick Clark's MWF Heat
- Ronda Rousey on returning to WWE

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This week Lee talks to Rage about his beef he has with Surfer.  From there Surfer calls in and talks about the beef and why Rage shouldn’t be upset with him.  They try to smooth things over until Lee makes them admit that they love the other.  Surfer said it with ease and Rage….well just tune into to hear what happened.  All this and so much more.

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This week on The Rant, Double A is joined by Tony C, Shane, and Ric from TalkBrunch as they break down the week in wrestling.  But before they get to talk, Double A reads the terms of Hulk Hogan’s WCW contract from 1998.  And then started to read the salaries of many WCW wrestlers.  From there we talk about what happened on WWE Monday Night RAW.  All this and so much more.

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This week, Surfer is joined by Lee as they break down the world of comic books.  And they just have one of those good old fashion talk about comic books.

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Double A, Tony C, Surfer, and Ric Dara break down what happened at WWE Hell In A Cell and give their thoughts.

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Double A is joined by Tony C, Surfer, and for the first time on our Panel Ric Dara from TalkBrunch as we talk about WWE Hell In A Cell.  We run down the card and give our predictions on what will happen.

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On tonight's episode, we talk about the Hell In A Cell Pay-Per-View, Global Force Wrestling champions are crowned and Athena's NXT TV debut.  We talk about the World Series and the RantEM Fantasy League and where Dolph Ziggler stands in the WWE.  Plus is Charlotte just a one hit wonder and Lucha Undergorund getting a second and third season.  This and much more on this edition of The Wrestling Call In Show.

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We apologize to our live listeners as our live feed crashed and we lost about 12 minutes of a classic exchange between the Rant’s Tony C & Surfer from the What are you reading comic book show. The show opens with Mega Powers recapping his last weekend of Indy wrestling. Talked some Global Force, and NJPW gets kudos for not giving some footage to the WWE Network. This week we were joined by the Rants Tony C as the throwback was Monday Nitro the October 23rd 1995 edition

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For the first time ever, we went LIVE on Saturday Morning to talk about the classic era that was the Saturday Morning Cartoon.  Double A is joined by Matt Squires, Surfer, Phil Raia, Scott, and Tony C as we remember the good ol' days when cartoons meant something.  And we share some of our favorite cartoons and themes.

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We talk about the Hell in a Cell, ROH Glory by Honor XIV, Raw and more.

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- NJPW King of pro wrestling review

- WWE2k16 detailed final breakdown

- Walking Dead Review

- Thoughts on Table for 3

- Hell in a Cell predictions

- Xbox One Dashboard update

- Shibata/Naito feud

- WWE on ESPN

- New Star Wars Trailer impressions

- Del Rio Issues

- NXT updates

- Sasha Banks face turn

- Evolve/WWE relationship

- Sami Zayn at Evolve

- Hulkster Flow

- TNA talent looking for work

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This week Lee returns to the hosting spot as things with Rage is smoothed over.  But the boys are joined by Phil from Turnbuckle Throwbacks.  Things start off with Phil ripping into Rage for pretty much being a bandwagon fan.  Then the boys go over some stories but the show takes a turn when they start calling up some different numbers.  But then Phil tells Rage about Hard Times.  This and so much more.

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Double A, Tony C, Surfer, Scott, and Shane sit down and discuss one of the greatest movies of all time, Spaceballs.  We break down the film and talk about some of our favorite scenes including playing some classic lines. 

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This week on this shorten edition of The Rant, Double A is joined by Tony C, Surfer, and Scott as they break down the week in wrestling news.  We talk about Tyler Breeze coming up to the main roster.  And Double A talks about how he would book Tyler Breeze going forward.  Then we talk about what happened on Monday Night RAW. 

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In this three hour edition we talk Surfer's time up in NYCC, the con news, a mega block of TV talk and news including Y: The Last Man coming to FX, two new X-Men TV shows, comic book talk, Secret Wars #6, and a whole bunch of other fun.

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On this episode of the show, we talked about anything and everything on this free for all edition.  Talked about Jeff Hardy not understanding why TNA talent isn't over, Road Warrior Animal denied a coaching spot by WWE, and Kane and Undertaker teaming up at the Mexico show.  We also talk about why Blue Pants got fired, Eva Marie getting better, and the return to the ring of a certain WWE Diva.  All this plus some NFL talk and some Rant Fantasy Football league trash talk on this edition of The Wrestling Call In Show.

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The Mega Powers takes the night off but filling in is none other than OG Tony Z from the Shining Wizards Wrestling Podcast. “Maniac” Matt Squires checks in with an epic road report. The boys share some childhood music memories while pissing the masses off agreeing on ALMOST everything. Talked some Bruno Sammartino of course. Hulk Hogan closes his restaurant, ESPN showcasing some WWE, Harry Smith carries on his old man’s legacy, and the latest WWE Network “Table for 3” segment is pretty sweet. NITRO-ber continues as our throwback of the week is Monday Nitro from October 16th 1995.

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This week, the guys sit down and talk about why the WWE hasn't changed and pretty much explain it all.

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- NXT Takeover respect and Raw rundowns
- WWE2K16 launch updates and bundles
- Star Wars Battlefront beta impressions
- The Walking Dead Season Premiere review
- Team TalkBrunch's true thoughts on the "console wars"
- Brock Lesnar/Undertaker HIAC thoughts
- Sting health update and WWE Network preview
- TNA impact review and news on cancellations
- San Andreas movie review
- Some NXT talents released
- McDonald's all day breakfast nightmare
- Ric eats his first Payday bar
- Bill DeMott's daughter unfortunate tragedy
- James Storm & Athena come to NXT
- Triple H Q&A
- The Rock & Undertaker working new programs
- Sami Zayn at Evolve in New York
- Thoughts on an NXT Beer Money reunion
- Hulkster Flow
- Tammy Sytch & Chyna legal updates
- Wrestling marriages
- Feelings on the no Divas in Saudi Arabia rule
- Listener comments

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This week the show starts off with Surfer filling in for Lee who abruptly “walked off”.  Then Rage reveals that he had to cut his hair off due to rules at his job.  And in return he gives his superior an ultimatum.  With that Double A goes off on Rage and they have a real knock out drag out fight.  From there Rage and Surfer goes over some of the news stories going around this week.  And we had somebody call in to regain control of the show.  All this and much more.

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This week, Double A and the crew try to talk about everything that is going on in the world of professional wrestling.  But with it being a slow news week, it made it quite difficult.  We talked about TNA losing out on re-signing James Storm and how he made his debut in NXT.  From there we talk about what happened on WWE Monday Night RAW.  We also relive some memorable moments from WCW back in the mid-1990s.  All this and much more.

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We talk about Athena's first NXT match, James Storm's NXT debut, and did WWE drop the ball on the Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic?  Then we go into the TNA World Heavyweight Title picture, a new match added to WWE Hell In A Cell, and the Rock's cousin set to make her debut.  Plus we talk about Michael Hayes, Madison Eagels, and a whole lot more on this edition of The Wrestling Call In Show.

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Phil talks about his trip to the New York City Comic Con. The boys talk a little WWE/NXT, Dave reviews the new Jake “The Snake” Roberts movie. Phil shows some love to Matt Hardy & Shane Helms. The “Throwback Of The Week” is the October 9th edition of Monday Nitro from 1995. Tony C from The Rant calls in to help review the show as NITRO-ber month continues on The Turnbuckle Throwbacks!

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