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

February 1, 2023 39 min

The 2023 Royal Rumble is in the books, I give you my thoughts on the women's and mens winners, the match that has been the HOTTEST storyline in WWE in recent years with Sami Zayn and the Bloodline.  The emotions and feelings that the ending gave everyone at home and in the arena was just perfect. 

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Can you believe WWE Monday Night Raw celebrated 30 years of existence?  This week I am coming to you solo but don't fret, I am ready with some fun stories about my Raw highlight, even though they didn't feature me on any packages, we go along on a side quest and relive one of my finest moments as General Manager of Raw.

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This week we talk about our trip to AEW Dynamite.  Jeff tried to get chants started and was trying to get wrestlers to fight him all night.  We discuss the insults that came from MJF and how the wrestling world rallied to our side.  Jeff also gives us a glimpse into a dystopian future where there's frog people!

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January 11, 2023 42 min

This week Jeff and I break down the week that was in pro wrestling, but the biggest news comes from the HUGE return of Vince McMahon who has taken his seat back as Chairman of WWE. We also talk about how phenomenal Ricky Starks vs. Jericho was and everything that WWE continues to do right with the Bloodline. 

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This is part 2 of our question and answer episodes.  This time around you guys sent us some great voicemails we thoughtfully answered all questions sent in and look forward to 2023 with all of you. 

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With another great year behind us, we wanted to speak to you, our listeners and you never disappoint.  On this episode we answer your written in questions and do a deep dive for all your answers! Thank you, frederation. 

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I am riding solo once again, Jeff is off on an adventure and this week I give you my thoughts on Mandy Rose's firing, AEW pulling a shocker with Action Andretti, and we finally get physicality between L.A. Knight and Bray Wyatt. 

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This week I am rejoined by Jeff Dye and we talk about the great matches that the women in WWE had, how much Ricky Starks set himself apart from he rest of the AEW roster, and we give you our takes on what isn't working with the Bray Wyatt and L.A. Knight storyline. 

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This week I am running solo. Jeff is out, but I bring you my most honest thoughts on what’s happening with both wrestling companies. AEW says goodbye to William Regal as his inevitable return to WWE is on the horizon, and we go together on another sidequest.

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November 30, 2022 34 min

This week I’m rolling solo.  Survivor Series War Games comes to us from Boston and it did not disappoint! I feel all the right people won except for one match that I was not able to stomach.  I also go on a little sidequest and share a quick story with you all. 

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What an incredible night Saturday night for AEW.  They hit on all cylinders and all the right people won!  Jeff and I give you the best and worst of the PPV and what they could’ve done differently.

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WWE finally breaks away from a few bad shows and delivers some good wrestling this week.  AEW gets through some of its worst storytelling, and Jeff and I give you our breakdown of AEW Full Gear.

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With Crown Jewel behind us, Jeff and I talk about the few things they did right.  We ask each other about the direction that AEW is taking with Jade, and the unfortunate injury to of R-Truth.

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November 2, 2022 33 min

This week I get personal and express the pride I have for my culture.  Jeff and I are both on board that Jamie Hayter should be the next TBS Women’s Champion, we wonder if babyfaces and heels are  still a thing, and breakdown why Monday Night Raw missed the mark this week.

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This week, Jeff and I talk about the mental toughness required to develop iconic wrestling promos. I also embark on a side quest to describe the distinctions between millennials and their predecessors when it comes to putting in hard work.

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It was a huge week with lots of returns. Jeff and I talk about The Goodbrothers coming back to WWE, the addition of Renee Paquette to the AEW team, and we ask if Bray Wyatt is the greatest wrestling actor in WWE history.

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The question asked every week on social media has been, who is the white rabbit?  Jeff and I break down WWE, AEW, and give our clues on who it could be. Plus our picks for the Extreme Rules prime live event. 

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September 28, 2022 30 min

This past week pro wrestling gave us a clinic.  AEW Grand Slam delivers as we see the return of Saraya, formerly Paige at WWE.  The Triple H era continues to show tons of improvements and Jeff turns a blind eye to the honorary uce, Sami Zayn.

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September 21, 2022 41 min

With AEW getting ready to crown a new world champ, Jeff and I predict what the outcome may be.  We also praise Kevin Owens for what he’s doing on the mic at WWE, and we expect Bayley to be the next WWE Women’s Champion.

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Jeff and I dive deeper into the whole AEW situation at as suspensions were handed out last week.  Dominik finally turns on his family and Edge (we hated this storyline but it has now become must-watch Monday Night Raw television), and Jeff disagrees with me that Sammy Zayan is NOT an honorary bloodline member.

 

Warning: I get a bit personal at the beginning of the episode over the death of one of my friends. If you or someone you ...

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