ATR # 18: Sami Zayn Takes Over Raw, E:60 NXT Documentary, Payback Predictions

This week on ATR we discuss a nearly excellent episode of Raw highlighted by the incredible “debut” of Sami Zayn, a spectacular match between Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins, and a hot as hell crowd in Montreal. We also discuss the excellent E:60 WWE Behind the Curtain; the very good WWE 24 Roman Reigns: Never Alone special; the reinvention of Tyson Kidd & Cesaro and the New Day; setting the stage for NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable; Lucha Underground continues to kill with excellent matches including Johnny Mundo vs. Alberto El Patron and Son of Havoc & Angelico vs. The Crew; and Vince Russo’s ridiculous comments about fan’s reaction to last week’s Raw and how he perfectly displays the problem with going after the casual fans over cultivating the die-hard fans.

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ATR # 17: RIP Verne Gagne, Neville on the Main Roster, Steph on Jericho

This week on Around the Ring we look back on the career and impact of Verne Gagne, we discuss Chris Jericho’s interview with Stephanie McMahon, Neville’s main roster run up to this point, Drago leaving Lucha Underground, and’s article 5 Independent Wrestlers Who Could Make It In WWE.

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ATR on Hiatus

Hey folks.  Around the Ring is going on hiatus for a few weeks.  For those that don’t know, I am going back to school at the moment and that on top of my full-time job and family responsibilities, something had to give and sadly it’s ATR.  The show will be back though.  In the meantime make sure to listen to all of the great shows on the United Podcasts Network.


ATR # 15: WrestleMania Predictions, Lucha Underground Redifines the Casket Match, Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling, and Tragedy in Mexico

This week on Around the Ring we discuss the sad, tragic death of Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, Max Landis’ brilliant Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling video, Lucha Underground’s crazy-ass casket match Grave Consequences, my predictions for WrestleMania 31, and some closing thoughts on the series finale of Glee.

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ATR # 14: Galloway Standing Up, Mundo & Cuerno in a Cage, and Looking Forward to the Ladder Match

This week on Around the Ring we discuss Drew Galloway’s #StandUpforWrestling movement, the first ever cage match on Lucha Underground, and the match I’m looking forward to most this WrestleMania–the Intercontinental Championship ladder match.  All of that plus random thoughts on this past week in wrestling television and’s Top 10 Wrestling Controversies.

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