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RASD 7/16/19: SmackTown Hall, Bayley’s SummerSlam Opponent

RASD 7/16/19: SmackTown Hall, Bayley’s SummerSlam Opponent

July 16, 2019

John Pollock and Wai Ting review Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown featuring Shane McMahon’s Town Hall with the SmackDown locker room. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:17:07]

This week’s episode featured Kevin Owens taking on Dolph Ziggler in the main event, the announcement of Bayley’s opponent for SummerSlam, Randy Orton teaming with Elias & Samoa Joe to take on the New Day, the return of Charlotte Flair, the disappearance of Liv Morgan, a rematch between Aleister Black and Cesaro, and The IIconics defended their tag titles against The Kabuki Warriors.

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NEWS OF THE DAY

**Eric Bischoff not at SmackDown tapings in Worcester on Tuesday night

**Raw’s viewership from Monday coming off Extreme Rules 

**Additional details on Jeff Hardy’s arrest for public intoxication this past weekend

**Chris Charlton posts an update on his role with New Japan’s broadcast team

And your Café feedback, comments & questions from the POST Wrestling Forum.

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RAR 7/15/19: The Cross-Branded All-Star Top 10 Battle Royal

RAR 7/15/19: The Cross-Branded All-Star Top 10 Battle Royal

July 16, 2019

John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Raw featuring an All-Star Top 10 Battle Royal to determine Brock Lesnar’s opponent for the Universal title at SummerSlam. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:32:20]

The show was built around an exceptionally-wordy Battle Royal and the WWE’s wacky top ten rankings, a Fatal 4-Way Elimination match to determine the #1 contender for the Raw women’s title, Drake Maverick attempts to have sex with his spouse, Maria Kanellis regrets it with hers, and more names are announced for next week’s Raw Reunion show.

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NEWS OF THE DAY

**Bayley’s appearance on FS 1’s Fair Game with Kristine Leahy

**Ring of Honor to start streaming matches from their television tapings on Honor Club

**Rey Fenix announced for PWG’s Battle of Los Angeles tournament and a discussion on the participants

And your Café feedback, comments & questions from the POST Wrestling Forum.

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WWE Extreme Rules 2019 POST Show

WWE Extreme Rules 2019 POST Show

July 15, 2019

John Pollock & Wai Ting review WWE Extreme Rules headlined by Seth Rollins & Becky Lynch defending their championships against Baron Corbin & Lacey Evans.

We review the entire show as Brock Lesnar cashes in his MITB contract on a WWE champion, Kofi Kingston defends his WWE title against Samoa Joe, and Aleister Black vs. Cesaro steals the show.

Plus we take your phone calls and read your feedback from the POST Wrestling Forum.

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WWE Extreme Rules
Sunday, July 14th, 2019
Wells Fargo Center
Philadelphia, PA

*Winners Take All for the Universal & Raw Women’s Titles: Seth Rollins & Becky Lynch vs. Baron Corbin & Lacey Evans
*Roman Reigns & The Undertaker vs. Shane McMahon & Drew McIntyre
*WWE Title: Kofi Kingston vs. Samoa Joe
*Last Man Standing: Bobby Lashley vs. Braun Strowman
*US Title: Ricochet vs. AJ Styles
*SmackDown Tag Team Titles: Daniel Bryan & Rowan vs. Xavier Woods & Big E. vs. Heavy Machinery
*SmackDown Women’s Title: Bayley vs. Alexa Bliss & Nikki Cross
*Raw Tag Team Titles: The Revival vs. The Usos
*Cruiserweight Title: Drew Gulak vs. Tony Nese
*Aleister Black vs. Cesaro
*Kevin Owens vs. Dolph Ziggler
*Intercontinental Title: Finn Balor vs. Shinsuke Nakamura

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EVOLVE 131: 10th Anniversary POST Show

EVOLVE 131: 10th Anniversary POST Show

July 14, 2019

Braden Herrington and Davie Portman are back with a very special episode of upNXT! The BDE chat all about EVOLVE 131: 10th Anniversary from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania featuring Matt Riddle vs. Drew Gulak, JD Drake vs. Austin Theory for the WWN and EVOLVE Championship, Akira Tozawa vs. Drew Gulak for the NXT Championship and much, much more.

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Cruel Summer #14: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (2004) w/ Joey Bay

Cruel Summer #14: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi (2004) w/ Joey Bay

July 14, 2019

WH Park and Joey Bay discuss the finals of NJPW’s 14th annual G1 Climax tournament: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi from August 15, 2004.

Joey is a frequent guest on a number of wrestling related products and has a vast knowledge of wrestling from all over the world. He and WH talk about his Japanese wrestling fandom starting from ROH’s Final Battle 2003, to New Japan starting on Ustream, to today.

Other topics include the use of the semi-final format in the G1, the early days of Tanahashi and the aftermath of his stabbing, the return of Tenzan’s frosted mullet, the influence of “ikemen” on wrestling, and WH’s interesting experience at SummerSlam 2004 in Toronto.

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WH Park and a special guest look back at the finals of every NJPW G1 Climax tournament in Cruel Summer, a limited-edition podcast from POST Wrestling. New episodes every Saturday and Sunday morning.

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AEW Fight for the Fallen POST Show

AEW Fight for the Fallen POST Show

July 14, 2019

John Pollock & Wai Ting review AEW Fight for the Fallen from Jacksonville, FL headlined by The Young Bucks vs. Cody & Dustin Rhodes.

We review the entire show including Kenny Omega vs. CIMA, Brandi Rhodes vs. Allie, a big promo from Chris Jericho, and the very awkward end to the broadcast. Plus, we take your phone calls and read your feedback from the POST Wrestling Forum.

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AEW Fight for the Fallen
Saturday, July 13th, 2019
Daily’s Place Amphitheater
Jacksonville, Florida

*The Young Bucks vs. Cody & Dustin Rhodes
*Kenny Omega vs. CIMA
*Brandi Rhodes vs. Allie
*Hangman Page vs. Kip Sabian
*Frankie Kazarian & Scorpio Sky vs. Pentagon Jr. & Rey Fenix
*Dr. Britt Baker & Riho vs. Bea Priestley & Shoko Nakajima
*Dark Order vs. Angelico & Jack Evans vs. Jungle Boy & Luchasaurus – The winning team goes to All Out for a chance at receiving a bye in the tag title tournament
*Shawn Spears, MJF & Sammy Guevara vs. Joey Janela, Jimmy Havoc & Darby Allin
*Sonny Kiss vs. Peter Avalon on the ‘Buy-in’ pre-show

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Cruel Summer #13: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Jun Akiyama (2003) w/ JoJo Remy

Cruel Summer #13: Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Jun Akiyama (2003) w/ JoJo Remy

July 13, 2019

WH Park reunites with his former Japanese Audio Wrestling co-host, JoJo Remy to discuss one of their favourite G1 Climax finals, Hiroyoshi Tenzan vs. Pro Wrestling NOAH’s Jun Akiyama from August 17, 2003.

Other topics include Jeff Farmer (NWO Sting, Super-J), JoJo’s love of ramen and tonkatsu, the close ties between Akiyama and Yuji Nagata, and the domino effect Giant Baba’s death had on Japanese wrestling.

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WH Park and a special guest look back at the finals of every NJPW G1 Climax tournament in Cruel Summer, a limited-edition podcast from POST Wrestling. New episodes every Saturday and Sunday morning.

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MLW’s Court Bauer, Wrestling Arcade | Café Hangout

MLW’s Court Bauer, Wrestling Arcade | Café Hangout

July 12, 2019

On this week’s Café Hangout, John Pollock and Wai Ting talk to Wrestling Arcade’s Brendan Docherty and Rob Naylor about their new Kickstarter project, Pro Wrestling's Greatest Moments: A Pixelated Guide. Court Bauer then joins us to discuss MLW’s first PPV, Saturday Night SuperFight on Nov. 2nd.

Plus, a preview of this weekend’s offerings from AEW, NJPW and Evolve.

Watch this show and follow the live chat on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3cH4K4xmPA

Café Hangouts are recorded live every Thursday. Patreon Double Double, Iced Capp and Espresso supporters have the opportunity to watch and interact live each week.

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RASD 7/9/19: Au-Steen vs. McMahon, Extreme Rules Preview

RASD 7/9/19: Au-Steen vs. McMahon, Extreme Rules Preview

July 10, 2019

John Pollock and Wai Ting review Tuesday’s WWE SmackDown featuring Roman Reigns vs. Dolph Ziggler in the main event heading into Extreme Rules. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:23:31]

This week’s episode featured a big start to the show involving Dolph Ziggler and Kevin Owens that led to a new main event and the launch of Owens into a babyface position. Plus, a contract signing between Bayley and Nikki Cross, a preview of Sunday’s three-way match with Daniel Bryan, Xavier Woods & Otis, someone finally knocked on Aleister Black’s door, and in 2019 the show ended with a McMahon taking a Stone Cold Stunner.

John & Wai have their Extreme Rules preview and go through each of the announced matches. [STARTS AT 01:07:14]

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NEWS OF THE DAY

**Kota Ibushi dealing with an ankle injury after the match with KENTA.

**Campbell McLaren announced Tito Ortiz vs. Alberto Del Rio in an MMA fight for Combate Americas

**Chris Jericho announced for Fight for the Fallen

And your Café feedback, comments & questions from the POST Wrestling Forum.

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RAR 7/8/19: Cedric the Sports Entertainer

RAR 7/8/19: Cedric the Sports Entertainer

July 9, 2019

John Pollock and Wai Ting review Monday’s Extreme Rules go-home edition of WWE Raw featuring a main event where Roman Reigns teamed with a masked janitor against Shane McMahon & Drew McIntyre. [REVIEW STARTS AT 00:39:10]

From the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, Raw also featured a Beat the Clock Challenge with Bayley and Nikki Cross, the return of Rey Mysterio, and Seth Rollins & Becky Lynch teaming up against Andrade & Zelina Vega. Warning: We Hated This Show!

Plus, we preview one of the biggest weeks ever at POST Wrestling!

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NEWS OF THE DAY

**The status of LAX and Johnny Impact with Impact Wrestling

**AEW announces a tag match at Fight for the Fallen with Frankie Kazarian & Scorpio Sky vs. Pentagon Jr. & Rey Fenix.

**MLW announces Saturday SuperFight pay-per-view in November.

**UFC 239 reaction

And your Café feedback, comments & questions from the POST Wrestling Forum.

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