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  • 5 Nights at Firefly Funhouse or Retribution's Revenge (ep.856)

    20 JUN 2024 · Fallout from Clash at the Castle has us a lot of hot shot booking, starting with Seth Rollins' shocking return amidst a backdrop of backstage turmoil, title disputes, and unexpected alliances. Rollins made his presence felt immediately, and agitated Damien Priest to give him a world heavyweight title match at Money in the Bank Meanwhile, the love triangle of Liv Morgan, Dominik Mysterio, and Rhea Ripley is a flat rehashing of an attitude era or more ECW level storyline. Bron Breakker has entered the fray for the Intercontinental Championship, adding another layer of complexity to the already crowded title picture. Drew McIntyre's abrupt departure from the company has left a void in the main event scene, leaving many wondering who will step up to fill his shoes. Otis and Chad Gable have finally reached their breaking point. Gable's frustration with Otis' lack of focus has boiled over, leading to a weak ending of Alpha Academy.. The "Bootleg Bloodline," a revised extension of the dominant Roman Reigns-led faction, has emerged as a poor facsimile for the faction. In the NXT division, Joe Hendry's unceremonious removal from the NXT Title contender battle royal has raised eyebrows with the new partnership with TNA, along with accusations of favoritism and unfair treatment being leveled against DX booking. The controversy has reignited the debate over whether the company's booking decisions are out of touch with the desires of its audience. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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  • A Scotland Castle Clashing Screwjob or a Hardys TNA Reunion (ep.855)

    16 JUN 2024 · WWE Clash at the Castle 2024 was a premium live event held at the OVO Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland, marking the second time the event has taken place in the country. The show featured five championship matches, with three showcasing Scottish natives Drew McIntyre, Piper Niven, Isla Dawn, and Alba Fyre. The event kicked off with Cody Rhodes defeating AJ Styles in an "I Quit" match to retain the Undisputed WWE Championship. Other highlights included Gunther successfully defending his Intercontinental Championship against Drew McIntyre, and Rhea Ripley retaining her Women's World Championship against Piper Niven. The Women's Tag Team Championship match saw a surprising outcome, with Isla Dawn and Alba Fyre emerging victorious over Shayna Baszler and Zoey Stark, as well as Bianca Belair and Jade Cargill. Dawn pinned Baszler to secure the win for her team, becoming the new champions. The main event featured Drew McIntyre challenging Damian Priest for the World Heavyweight Championship. Despite a passionate crowd backing McIntyre in his home country, his hopes of winning the title were dashed by CM Punk's interference. Punk's actions cost McIntyre the match, leaving him with another heartbreaking loss. Overall, WWE Clash at the Castle 2024 delivered exciting matches and unexpected results, leaving a lasting impression on the audience in Scotland. TNA Against All Odds 2024: A Night of Triumphs, Betrayals, and Unexpected Returns TNA Against All Odds 2024 delivered a thrilling night of action, filled with championship matches, shocking betrayals, and a surprise return that ignited the crowd. The event, held at the sold-out Cicero Stadium in Chicago, showcased the best of TNA's roster and set the stage for future storylines. In the main event, Matt Hardy's quest for the World Championship ended in heartbreak as he accidentally speared his wife, Reby Sky, through a table, allowing Moose to capitalize and secure the victory. The aftermath saw Hardy brutally attacked by The System, leading to a chaotic brawl that saw the arrival of Jeff Hardy, making his triumphant return to TNA. The Charismatic Enigma cleared the ring, hitting a Swanton Bomb on Moose, and celebrated with the babyfaces, ending the night on a high note. Other highlights of the night included: Dirty Dango Joins The System: In a shocking turn of events, Dirty Dango betrayed the Nemeth brothers, costing them their tag team championship match and aligning himself with The System. Frankie Kazarian vs. Ace Steel: A heated rivalry culminated in a post-match brawl, leading to a Chicago Street Fight being scheduled for the next episode of TNA iMPACT! Jordynne Grace Retains Knockouts World Championship: Grace successfully defended her title against a mystery opponent, proving her dominance in the Knockouts division. Tag Team Turmoil: The Rascalz emerged victorious in a chaotic tag team match, solidifying their place as top contenders. The event was a resounding success, with fans praising the exciting matches, compelling storylines, and the unexpected return of Jeff Hardy. TNA Against All Odds 2024 set the stage for a new era in TNA, with several new rivalries and alliances emerging, leaving fans eagerly anticipating the next chapter in this thrilling wrestling saga. In addition to the in-ring action, TNA Against All Odds 2024 was also a financial success, with the event selling out and generating significant buzz online. The return of Jeff Hardy, in particular, garnered widespread attention, trending on social media and further solidifying TNA's position as a major player in the wrestling industry. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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  • WWEs Awkward Alternate Attitude Era (ep.854)

    13 JUN 2024 · Liv Morgan's recent actions, specifically offering a hotel room key to Dominik Mysterio amidst the Judgment Day clubhouse drama, have sparked controversy. The implications of this move remain unclear, but it has undoubtedly added fuel to the fire of the ongoing rivalry. Meanwhile, the enigmatic Uncle Howdy has resurfaced, leaving fans wondering if he is the mastermind behind the new, chaotic faction reminiscent of Retribution. Cryptic messages and appearances have sent shockwaves through the roster, leaving many questioning their alliances and motives. In another unexpected development, Sami Zayn has inserted himself into the Alpha Academy's personal struggles. With rumors swirling of Chad Gable's potential departure and the emotional turmoil caused by his wife's recent car accident, Zayn's presence has only added to the tension. Fans are eagerly awaiting the resolution of this conflict and the impact it will have on the Alpha Academy's future. "Final Testament" has also left a lasting impression. Speculation is rife about whether this marks the beginning of the end for Xavier Woods' career. The booking of Ilja Dragunov against Bron Breakker has raised eyebrows, with concerns about Ricochet being written out of the storyline. Fans are divided on this decision, with some expressing disappointment and others intrigued by the potential of a Dragunov-Breakker feud. Damage CTRL, once a dominant force in the women's division, seems to be on the verge of collapse. Internal strife and external pressures have taken their toll, leaving the future of Bayley, IYO SKY, and Dakota Kai uncertain. Lastly, the brewing rivalry between Drew McIntyre and Damian Priest has captured fans' attention. McIntyre's pursuit of the Intercontinental Championship and Priest's reliance on Judgment Day for support have set the stage for an explosive showdown. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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    NXT Battleground Builds Up Champs but The Rest is Basic

    10 JUN 2024 · Trick Williams and Roxanne Perez and the right bet for title holders and Kehlani Jordan has some promise, but the rest of the roster leaves a lot to learn in order to bolster the main roster. NXT Championship Match: Trick Williams successfully defended his NXT Championship against Ethan Page in a hard-fought battle. Williams showcased his athleticism and resilience, ultimately securing the victory with a devastating finisher. NXT Women's Championship Match: Roxanne Perez retained her NXT Women's Championship against Jordynne Grace. The match was a back-and-forth affair, with both women delivering impressive offense. In the end, Perez managed to outsmart Grace and secure the win. NXT North American Championship Match: The NXT North American Championship match was a triple threat match featuring Oba Femi defending against Wes Lee and Joe Coffey. In a surprising turn of events, Wes Lee emerged victorious, capturing the North American Championship for the first time in his career. NXT Tag Team Championship Match: The Dyad defended their NXT Tag Team Championship against The Creed Brothers and Gallus in a chaotic triple threat tag team match. The match was filled with high-flying maneuvers and hard-hitting action. Ultimately, The Creed Brothers emerged victorious, dethroning The Dyad and becoming the new NXT Tag Team Champions. NXT Women's North American Championship Ladder Match: The night's highlight was the NXT Women's North American Championship Ladder Match. Six women battled it out in a chaotic and high-risk match, with the championship hanging high above the ring. After several close calls and breathtaking moments, Kelani Jordan managed to retrieve the championship, becoming the inaugural NXT Women's North American Champion. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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  • WWE and AEW: Repeating WCW's Mistakes? (ep.853)

    6 JUN 2024 · WWE and AEW: Repeating WCW's Mistakes? As fans witness the current landscape with industry giants WWE and burgeoning competitor AEW, parallels are emerging to the mistakes that led to the downfall of WCW (World Championship Wrestling) in 2001. **Bloated Rosters and Overspending:** One of the most glaring similarities lies in the size of the rosters. Both WWE and AEW have accumulated a large number of talented wrestlers, leading to concerns about overspending and underutilization. WCW famously faced financial strain due to its massive payroll, ultimately contributing to its demise. While WWE's financial stability might seem secure, the recent cuts to its roster indicate a potential need for course correction. AEW, despite its growing popularity, has also faced criticism for signing a plethora of former WWE talent, leading to questions about its long-term financial viability. While a diverse roster can be beneficial, it's crucial to balance star power with financial prudence. **Creative Control and Stagnant Storylines:** Another area where both companies seem to be mirroring WCW is in the realm of creative control. Granting wrestlers too much influence over their characters and storylines can stifle innovation and lead to repetitive, unengaging narratives. WCW's creative direction became muddled under the weight of multiple voices, contributing to its decline. While WWE has traditionally maintained tight control over its creative process, recent reports suggest that some top stars have been given more leeway. This shift has raised concerns about potential stagnation and a lack of fresh ideas. AEW, on the other hand, has been praised for its wrestler-friendly environment and collaborative approach to storytelling. However, some fans have criticized the promotion for relying too heavily on established tropes and failing to fully capitalize on its unique roster. **The Importance of Adaptation:** The professional wrestling industry is constantly evolving, and companies must adapt to stay relevant. WCW's inability to keep up with the changing landscape ultimately sealed its fate. WWE and AEW must learn from WCW's mistakes and prioritize innovation, financial responsibility, and engaging storytelling to avoid a similar downfall. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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    Salina Shocked Cesar Could Be Her Daddy

    2 JUN 2024 · Salina De La Renta is Shocked Cesar Duran Could Be Her Daddy and Matt Riddle Braves Battle Riot for a title shot against Satoshi Kojima and the MLW World Heavyweight Title. MLW Battle Riot VI Electrifies Atlanta with Surprises and Championship ShowdownsATLANTA, GA – Major League Wrestling's (MLW) Battle Riot VI delivered a night of high-octane action, shocking surprises, and championship clashes at a sold-out Center Stage in Atlanta.The main event saw Matt Riddle emerge victorious from the 40-man Battle Riot, securing a future shot at the MLW World Heavyweight Championship. Riddle outlasted a field of top MLW stars and surprise entrants, including actor Paul Walter Hauser, who made a memorable appearance.In a thrilling title defense, Satoshi Kojima retained his MLW World Heavyweight Championship against "Filthy" Tom Lawlor. The hard-hitting match saw both competitors dish out punishment, but Kojima's resilience and experience ultimately prevailed.The World Featherweight Championship was also on the line, with Janai Kai successfully defending her title against Delmi Exo in a fast-paced and technical encounter. Kai's victory solidified her position as one of MLW's rising stars.Battle Riot VI also featured a unique "Ritual Combat" match between Alex Kane and AJ Francis for the throne of The Bomaye Fight Club. The brutal no-disqualification bout saw Kane emerge victorious, cementing his dominance within the faction.The event was filled with unexpected twists and turns. Cesar Duran revealed a shocking secret about Salina de la Renta's past, claiming to be her father. This revelation added a new layer of intrigue to the ongoing feud between de la Renta and Duran.The appearance of wrestling legends Teddy Long and Mark Henry added to the excitement of the evening. The duo presided over the Ritual Combat match, bringing their trademark charisma and energy to the event.Overall, MLW Battle Riot VI was a resounding success, delivering a night of thrilling action and memorable moments. The event showcased the promotion's diverse roster of talent and set the stage for future storylines and rivalries. With a passionate crowd and a stacked card, Battle Riot VI solidified MLW's position as a major player in the professional wrestling landscape.Key Highlights: - Matt Riddle wins Battle Riot VI: Secures a future title shot against the MLW World Heavyweight Champion. - Satoshi Kojima retains MLW World Heavyweight Championship: Defeats "Filthy" Tom Lawlor in a hard-hitting match. - Janai Kai defends World Featherweight Championship: Emerges victorious against Delmi Exo in a technical battle. - Alex Kane wins Ritual Combat: Claims the throne of The Bomaye Fight Club. - Cesar Duran's shocking revelation: Claims to be Salina de la Renta's father. - Teddy Long and Mark Henry make special appearance: Preside over the Ritual Combat match. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com and click on Podcast Production Services.Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcastsFind all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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    WWE Trust in Talent Exposed With TNA Teamup

    1 JUN 2024 · WWE and TNA Wrestling: A Surprising Partnership on the Horizon. Which promotion does this collaboration truly benefit? The wrestling world is abuzz with the recent news of a potential collaboration between WWE and TNA Wrestling (now known as Impact Wrestling). This unexpected partnership has sparked excitement and speculation among fans, signaling a new era of cooperation within the industry. **The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship?** The collaboration began with Jordynne Grace, the reigning TNA Knockouts World Champion, making a surprise appearance in the 2024 Women's Royal Rumble match. This was followed by Grace challenging Roxanne Perez for the NXT Women's Championship at NXT Battleground, further solidifying the crossover between the two brands. Sources suggest that this is just the beginning, with plans for more WWE NXT talent to appear on future TNA events and programming. This could involve cross-promotional matches, storylines, and even joint events, blurring the lines between the two promotions. **Why the Sudden Collaboration?** The reasons behind this unexpected partnership are still unclear. Some speculate that WWE, under Endeavor's ownership, is exploring new ways to expand its reach and engage with different wrestling audiences. TNA, on the other hand, could benefit from the increased exposure and resources that WWE offers. Whatever the reasons, this collaboration represents a significant shift in the wrestling landscape. For years, WWE maintained a "don't play with others" mentality, but this new openness to partnerships indicates a willingness to adapt and embrace the evolving industry. **What Fans Can Expect** Fans can expect to see more crossover between WWE NXT and TNA Wrestling in the coming months. This could lead to exciting dream matches, unexpected alliances, and new storylines that transcend brand boundaries. While the exact details of the deal remain undisclosed, the excitement and anticipation among fans are palpable. The potential for fresh matchups and innovative storytelling is undeniable, and this collaboration could revitalize both brands and provide wrestling fans with a truly unique viewing experience. **The Future of Wrestling Collaborations** This WWE-TNA partnership could pave the way for more collaborations within the wrestling industry. It may encourage other promotions to explore similar partnerships, leading to a more interconnected and diverse wrestling landscape. Whether this collaboration is a short-term experiment or a long-term commitment, it marks a significant moment in wrestling history. It remains to be seen how this partnership will evolve, but one thing is certain: the wrestling world is watching with bated breath. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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  • WWE Success Shades Future Shortcomings. Fan Support Blind To It (ep.852)

    30 MAY 2024 · Wrestling Landscape Shifts: WWE's Success Masks Future Concerns, AEW Drama Heats Up. The wrestling world is abuzz with recent developments in both WWE and AEW, sparking heated debates among fans and industry insiders alike. **WWE's Current Success Overshadows Potential Future Challenges** WWE's current wave of success, driven by captivating storylines, may be masking underlying concerns about the future. With Becky Lynch's free agency and the unexpected pairing of Liv Morgan and Dominik Mysterio, WWE faces a potential talent drain and creative risks that could impact its long-term appeal. Furthermore, Triple H's reliance on Performance Center prospects, while promising, raises questions about WWE's ability to nurture and retain top talent. The departure of established indie stars under Vince McMahon has left a void that may be difficult to fill, even with the guidance of Shawn Michaels. The looming question remains: will TKO (Endeavor) provide the financial resources needed to compete for free agents, or will they prioritize building new talent through the Performance Center? The answer could significantly shape WWE's future landscape. **AEW's Booking Inconsistency and ROH Dilemma** AEW, meanwhile, faces its own set of challenges. The recent booking decisions have been met with mixed reactions, with some fans criticizing the inconsistency and lack of clear direction. The integration of Ring of Honor (ROH) into AEW programming has further complicated matters, potentially diluting the focus and hindering the development of both brands. Some argue that AEW should establish ROH as a separate entity, allowing each brand to develop its own unique identity and storylines. This could address the booking issues and provide more opportunities for talent development across both promotions. **Fan Reactions and Fantasy Booking** As always, the wrestling community is rife with passionate opinions and speculation. WWE loyalists are quick to dismiss concerns about the company's future, while AEW apologists defend the creative choices and emphasize the promotion's potential for growth. Meanwhile, the ongoing debate about AEW stars potentially jumping ship to WWE continues to fuel fan fantasy booking. While some see it as a possibility due to WWE's perceived "handicap," others believe it's unlikely and rooted in a fear of WWE's future prospects. Only time will tell how these developments will shape the wrestling landscape. One thing is certain: the drama and excitement in both WWE and AEW are far from over, and fans will be eagerly watching to see what unfolds next. Beware of WWE loyalists that like to gaslight and click bait you week after week with their fair fair weathered fandom of AEW. At the same time beware of AEW apologists in the same vein. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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  • MJF Doubles Down With AEW at Double or Nothing (ep.851)

    27 MAY 2024 · AEW Double or Nothing 2024 delivered a night of shocking twists, unexpected returns, and intense in-ring action, leaving fans on the edge of their seats. In a stunning upset, Will Ospreay dethroned Roderick Strong to become the new AEW International Champion. Ospreay's aerial prowess and relentless offense proved too much for Strong, even with the interference of his Kingdom stablemates. The excitement reached fever pitch as Adam Cole made his long-awaited return to AEW, only to be confronted by the equally anticipated return of MJF. The two rivals engaged in a war of words, promising a future showdown that has the wrestling world buzzing. The Bang Bang Gang retained their Unified World Trios Championship in a chaotic match against Death Triangle. Jay White, Austin Gunn, and Colten Gunn used their cunning tactics and teamwork to overcome the lucha libre trio, solidifying their dominance in the division. "Timeless" Toni Storm successfully defended her AEW Women's World Championship against Serena Deeb in a hard-hitting contest. Storm's resilience and power ultimately prevailed over Deeb's technical skill, ensuring that the title remains in her possession. Orange Cassidy continued his winning streak, defeating Trent Beretta in an entertaining match that showcased Cassidy's unique blend of comedy and athleticism. Chris Jericho retained his FTW Championship in a wild three-way match against Hook and Katsuyori Shibata. Jericho's experience and cunning allowed him to outsmart his opponents and emerge victorious in the chaotic brawl. Jon Moxley secured a hard-fought victory over Konosuke Takeshita, denying the Japanese star a shot at the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship. Moxley's intensity and determination proved to be the deciding factor in the grueling match. Adam Copeland retained his AEW TNT Championship in a brutal Barbed Wire Steel Cage match against Malakai Black. The match was a bloody spectacle, with both men enduring tremendous punishment. Copeland's resilience and refusal to submit ultimately led to his victory. In a shocking turn of events, Mercedes Moné captured the AEW TBS Championship from Willow Nightingale. Moné's surprise debut and subsequent victory sent shockwaves through the women's division, setting the stage for a new era of competition. The main event saw Swerve Strickland retain his AEW World Championship against Christian Cage in a thrilling match that went back and forth. Strickland's athleticism and ingenuity proved to be the difference-maker, allowing him to overcome Cage's veteran savvy and retain his title. In a wild Anarchy in the Arena match, The Elite (Kazuchika Okada, Jack Perry, and The Young Bucks (Matthew Jackson and Nicholas Jackson)) defeated Team AEW (Bryan Danielson, Darby Allin, and FTR (Cash Wheeler and Dax Harwood)). Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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  • King and Queen Crowns and Changing Championship Title Shots (ep.850)

    26 MAY 2024 · WWE King and Queen of the Ring 2024 delivered a night of shocking upsets and thrilling matches, culminating in the crowning of new royalty and setting the stage for major showdowns at SummerSlam. In a stunning turn of events, Liv Morgan captured the Women's World Championship from Becky Lynch, dethroning the dominant champion in a hard-fought battle. Morgan's victory marks a significant milestone in her career and promises a new era for the women's division. Sami Zayn continued his reign as Intercontinental Champion, overcoming the challenge of both Chad Gable and Bronson Reed in an exhilarating triple threat match. Zayn's resilience and in-ring acumen proved too much for his opponents, solidifying his status as one of WWE's top stars. The inaugural Queen's Crown tournament concluded with a clash of titans, as Nia Jax emerged victorious over Lyra Valkyria. Jax's win secures her a coveted opportunity to challenge for the Women's Championship at SummerSlam, adding another layer of intrigue to the upcoming event. The King of the Ring tournament also reached its dramatic conclusion, with Gunther prevailing over Randy Orton in a grueling encounter. Gunther's triumph not only grants him the prestigious title of King but also earns him a shot at the World Heavyweight Championship at SummerSlam, potentially reshaping the landscape of the men's division. In the main event, Undisputed WWE Champion Cody Rhodes successfully defended his title against Logan Paul, overcoming the social media star's relentless offense. Rhodes' victory further cements his position as the face of WWE and sets the stage for future challenges to his reign. WWE King and Queen of the Ring 2024 was a night of unforgettable moments, setting the stage for exciting new storylines and rivalries. With SummerSlam on the horizon, the WWE Universe eagerly anticipates the fallout from this historic event and the battles that await the newly crowned King and Queen. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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    NXT Battleground Builds Up Champs but The Rest is Basic

    10 JUN 2024 · Trick Williams and Roxanne Perez and the right bet for title holders and Kehlani Jordan has some promise, but the rest of the roster leaves a lot to learn in order to bolster the main roster. NXT Championship Match: Trick Williams successfully defended his NXT Championship against Ethan Page in a hard-fought battle. Williams showcased his athleticism and resilience, ultimately securing the victory with a devastating finisher. NXT Women's Championship Match: Roxanne Perez retained her NXT Women's Championship against Jordynne Grace. The match was a back-and-forth affair, with both women delivering impressive offense. In the end, Perez managed to outsmart Grace and secure the win. NXT North American Championship Match: The NXT North American Championship match was a triple threat match featuring Oba Femi defending against Wes Lee and Joe Coffey. In a surprising turn of events, Wes Lee emerged victorious, capturing the North American Championship for the first time in his career. NXT Tag Team Championship Match: The Dyad defended their NXT Tag Team Championship against The Creed Brothers and Gallus in a chaotic triple threat tag team match. The match was filled with high-flying maneuvers and hard-hitting action. Ultimately, The Creed Brothers emerged victorious, dethroning The Dyad and becoming the new NXT Tag Team Champions. NXT Women's North American Championship Ladder Match: The night's highlight was the NXT Women's North American Championship Ladder Match. Six women battled it out in a chaotic and high-risk match, with the championship hanging high above the ring. After several close calls and breathtaking moments, Kelani Jordan managed to retrieve the championship, becoming the inaugural NXT Women's North American Champion. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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    Salina Shocked Cesar Could Be Her Daddy

    2 JUN 2024 · Salina De La Renta is Shocked Cesar Duran Could Be Her Daddy and Matt Riddle Braves Battle Riot for a title shot against Satoshi Kojima and the MLW World Heavyweight Title. MLW Battle Riot VI Electrifies Atlanta with Surprises and Championship ShowdownsATLANTA, GA – Major League Wrestling's (MLW) Battle Riot VI delivered a night of high-octane action, shocking surprises, and championship clashes at a sold-out Center Stage in Atlanta.The main event saw Matt Riddle emerge victorious from the 40-man Battle Riot, securing a future shot at the MLW World Heavyweight Championship. Riddle outlasted a field of top MLW stars and surprise entrants, including actor Paul Walter Hauser, who made a memorable appearance.In a thrilling title defense, Satoshi Kojima retained his MLW World Heavyweight Championship against "Filthy" Tom Lawlor. The hard-hitting match saw both competitors dish out punishment, but Kojima's resilience and experience ultimately prevailed.The World Featherweight Championship was also on the line, with Janai Kai successfully defending her title against Delmi Exo in a fast-paced and technical encounter. Kai's victory solidified her position as one of MLW's rising stars.Battle Riot VI also featured a unique "Ritual Combat" match between Alex Kane and AJ Francis for the throne of The Bomaye Fight Club. The brutal no-disqualification bout saw Kane emerge victorious, cementing his dominance within the faction.The event was filled with unexpected twists and turns. Cesar Duran revealed a shocking secret about Salina de la Renta's past, claiming to be her father. This revelation added a new layer of intrigue to the ongoing feud between de la Renta and Duran.The appearance of wrestling legends Teddy Long and Mark Henry added to the excitement of the evening. The duo presided over the Ritual Combat match, bringing their trademark charisma and energy to the event.Overall, MLW Battle Riot VI was a resounding success, delivering a night of thrilling action and memorable moments. The event showcased the promotion's diverse roster of talent and set the stage for future storylines and rivalries. With a passionate crowd and a stacked card, Battle Riot VI solidified MLW's position as a major player in the professional wrestling landscape.Key Highlights: - Matt Riddle wins Battle Riot VI: Secures a future title shot against the MLW World Heavyweight Champion. - Satoshi Kojima retains MLW World Heavyweight Championship: Defeats "Filthy" Tom Lawlor in a hard-hitting match. - Janai Kai defends World Featherweight Championship: Emerges victorious against Delmi Exo in a technical battle. - Alex Kane wins Ritual Combat: Claims the throne of The Bomaye Fight Club. - Cesar Duran's shocking revelation: Claims to be Salina de la Renta's father. - Teddy Long and Mark Henry make special appearance: Preside over the Ritual Combat match. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com and click on Podcast Production Services.Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcastsFind all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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    WWE Trust in Talent Exposed With TNA Teamup

    1 JUN 2024 · WWE and TNA Wrestling: A Surprising Partnership on the Horizon. Which promotion does this collaboration truly benefit? The wrestling world is abuzz with the recent news of a potential collaboration between WWE and TNA Wrestling (now known as Impact Wrestling). This unexpected partnership has sparked excitement and speculation among fans, signaling a new era of cooperation within the industry. **The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship?** The collaboration began with Jordynne Grace, the reigning TNA Knockouts World Champion, making a surprise appearance in the 2024 Women's Royal Rumble match. This was followed by Grace challenging Roxanne Perez for the NXT Women's Championship at NXT Battleground, further solidifying the crossover between the two brands. Sources suggest that this is just the beginning, with plans for more WWE NXT talent to appear on future TNA events and programming. This could involve cross-promotional matches, storylines, and even joint events, blurring the lines between the two promotions. **Why the Sudden Collaboration?** The reasons behind this unexpected partnership are still unclear. Some speculate that WWE, under Endeavor's ownership, is exploring new ways to expand its reach and engage with different wrestling audiences. TNA, on the other hand, could benefit from the increased exposure and resources that WWE offers. Whatever the reasons, this collaboration represents a significant shift in the wrestling landscape. For years, WWE maintained a "don't play with others" mentality, but this new openness to partnerships indicates a willingness to adapt and embrace the evolving industry. **What Fans Can Expect** Fans can expect to see more crossover between WWE NXT and TNA Wrestling in the coming months. This could lead to exciting dream matches, unexpected alliances, and new storylines that transcend brand boundaries. While the exact details of the deal remain undisclosed, the excitement and anticipation among fans are palpable. The potential for fresh matchups and innovative storytelling is undeniable, and this collaboration could revitalize both brands and provide wrestling fans with a truly unique viewing experience. **The Future of Wrestling Collaborations** This WWE-TNA partnership could pave the way for more collaborations within the wrestling industry. It may encourage other promotions to explore similar partnerships, leading to a more interconnected and diverse wrestling landscape. Whether this collaboration is a short-term experiment or a long-term commitment, it marks a significant moment in wrestling history. It remains to be seen how this partnership will evolve, but one thing is certain: the wrestling world is watching with bated breath. Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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    WWE Fanatics Fantasizing AEW Absent Instead of NXT Newbies

    20 MAY 2024 · Sportster writes: There's always speculation regarding wrestlers potentially jumping from AEW to WWE and vice-versa. They list several AEW stars that would "thrive under Triple H's eye." Contact KOP for professional podcast production, imaging, and web design services at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/ and click on Podcast Production Services. Subscribing to KOPs YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/@kingofpodcasts Find all past episodes, plus where to subscribe to the show or the supporters club and how to follow KOP on social media at http://www.kingofpodcasts.com/
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    Kamille Commits to AEW (Extra)

    29 APR 2024 · Kamille Commits to AEW. Fightful Select is now saying that Kamille “is slated to join AEW, and is under contract with the company”. The report doesn’t have any additional details about when the 31 year old will debut, how long or how much the deal is for, or how far along negotiations got with other suitors. But we should hear more about all of those things with time. For now, it seems that someone who held the NWA’s top women’s title for more than 800 days is joining Mercedes Moné and Timeless Toni Storm in AEW. 
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    Tony Khan takes Kayfabe to the NFL Draft (Extra)

    26 APR 2024 · Tony Khan takes Kayfabe to the NFL Draft. The WWE faithful fanatics and my fellow podcast wrestling brethren and the media in wrestling can help but take shots at what they don't like. 
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Since 2012, the Wrestling Is Real Podcast offers bold uncensored commentary on the storylines and TV highlights of WWE, AEW, TNA, MLW, NWA and more… Because wrestling needs us! Hosted...

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