Wrestling with Freddie

Wrestling with Freddie

Actor and wrestling enthusiast, Freddie Prinze Jr. pulls the curtain back on the world of pro wrestling alongside comedian and fellow wrestling fan, Jeff Dye. Freddie and Jeff will bring you a perspective on pro wrestling that you won't find anywhere else. Every week they discuss and breakdown the current state of pro wrestling from AEW, WWE, and the independent scene. Photography Credit: Joseph Viles

Episodes

January 4, 2024 12 mins

We get unsanctioned with Swerve Strickland. He opens about becoming the first black tag team champion in AEW alongside  Keith Lee.  Swerve also shares his dream of becoming AEW World Champion, and what that would mean for him and his community. 

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On our final episode of the season, we go all in, and we chat with AEW superstar Swerve Strickland about his rise to stardom, his feuds and matches, and his “Real Heel” persona. Swerve tells us how he stays true to himself, how he deals with the fans and the critics, and what his goals are for the future. Don’t miss this exclusive and candid conversation with one of the most exciting and authentic wrestlers in the business.

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December 28, 2023 19 mins

AEW has a lot of history for only being 5 years old. Jeff and I compete again to see who knows more as producer Alex quizzes us on AEW facts. 

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December 27, 2023 23 mins

Our producer Alex challenges our wrestling knowledge on this special trivia episode. Find out who knows the most about WWE, me or Jeff, and join in see how you score.

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December 21, 2023 10 mins

Take a trip with me and Jeff to the future, as we predict what’s to come in 2024 for both WWE and AEW.  There are huge names that are free agents, records to be broken, and TV deals to be made.  The wrestling landscape is always changing and we can’t wait to see what will be come in the new year.

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It’s done! Join us for our inaugural WWF Awards show.  Jeff and I reveal our choices in various categories like, Rookie Wrestler of the Year, Best Promo Artist of the Year, and Match or Feud of the Year (to name a few).  We’ve compared AEW and WWE in different aspects and will tell you who we think earned the victory . 

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December 14, 2023 15 mins

It’s part two of our conversation with Santos Escobar on Unsanctioned Thursday. Listen as he talks about what his culture and what Latino representation means to him, and how he honors his heritage and his father, El Fantasma. Escobar also reveals some of his inspirations, goals, and challenges in his career.

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This week on WWF Jeff and I speak with WWE SmackDown superstar Santos Escobar, the former leader of Legado Del Fantasma and a former NXT Cruiserweight Champion. Escobar shares his journey from being a second-generation luchador in Mexico to becoming one of the most dominant and charismatic wrestlers in WWE.

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December 7, 2023 12 mins

Jeff and I look at the incredible job that Paul “Triple H” Levesque has done after being named the head of creative by TKO after the sale of WWE.  Jeff gives us his take on what Paul has done for the women’s division, and I praise Triple H for having his finger on the pulse.

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December 6, 2023 30 mins

Monday Night Raw was full of returns. Randy Orton came back and immediately was thrown into the mix with Judgement Day.  Jeff tells us why he dislikes the tag team turmoil, and I give you my honest opinion on the CM Punk promo at the end of Raw.

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November 30, 2023 11 mins

Jeff and I give you our unsanctioned opinions on the return of CM Punk.  Get our thoughts on his surprise return, and why we were left confused on why he came back to a company he left 9 years ago.

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This year’s Survivor Series was one for the record books. Jeff and I predicted the winners and losers of each bought, but the ending of the show is something we didn’t see coming.  We also get into CM Punk’s return to WWE after 9 years.

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November 23, 2023 10 mins

The Thanksgiving tradition continues as WWE gives us Survivor Series War Games from Chicago.  I run down the card and give you my predictions, of course! In case you needed some advice on making gravy for your Thanksgiving dinner, I’ve got you covered. 

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November 22, 2023 22 mins

This year’s Full Gear event was full of jaw-dropping matches.  I give you my opinions on the winners and losers. Plus my personal thoughts on the bloodiest fight I have ever witnessed between Swerve Strickland and Hangman Adam Page.

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November 16, 2023 14 mins

AEW Full Gear has a stacked card! Jeff and I pick our favorites and why we also give our thoughts on MJF coming out on top, pulling double duty at the PPV.

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Jeff and I are ecstatic about the inclusion of Latinos in big storylines on SmackDown. We’re also talking about Seth Rollins, Judgment Day, and the work Strickland is doing on AEW.

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November 9, 2023 18 mins

In this week’s episode of Unsanctioned Thursdays, we discuss the recent WWE Crown Jewel event and its implications. We talk about the new United States Champion and the possible heel turn of Santos Escobar. Additionally, I share my thoughts on Drew McIntyre’s future with WWE.

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Jeff and I discuss the lack of depth in wrestling storylines and how it affects the overall product on television. We also break down what MJF is doing as the AEW World Champion, and we create the perfect storyline for The Miz versus Jeff Dye.

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On this Unsanctioned Thursday we let you, our listeners, call in and share your thoughts We also address some of the questions that you have for us, and recognize you, the loyal fans of Wrestling With Freddie.

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November 1, 2023 23 mins

This episode is all about you, our faithful listeners. We respond to questions that you submitted through social media and give you our candid opinions and perspectives. We are grateful for having the best listeners and fans in the world.

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