The Shining Wizards

The Shining Wizards

Four lifelong wrestling fans get together every week to give you the best wrestling podcast around. Featuring interviews with your favorite wrestlers past and present. Enjoy the laughs and wrestling talk as we cover it all. From WWE, AEW, Impact, NWA, MLW, NJPW, ROH, and more! It's wrestling talk... and talk about wrestling! Support this podcast:


June 5, 2023 153 mins

One of the longest running weekly wrestling shows returns with another action packed show.

Right from go we are talking about NWA and the Crockett Cup 2023, this takes us Over the Top & boy does this turn into something.

After Over the Top we do talk about the NWA and continue to explore exactly where it went wrong, was it the pandemic? Aldis leaving? Is there hope for the NWA to turn it around?

We talk about the brand new WW...

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A jam packed episode covering the past week in the world of pro wrestling

Tony is rocking a Beef Shirt, and well, ya just gotta listen.

We jump into Over the Top, and we cover everything from the WWE to MLW and everything in between.

Matt is fired up about AEW Double or Nothing, and he breaks down the whole card, match by match, losing his mind. Listen to see if he enjoyed anything from the show or if it was straight hate.


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May 22, 2023 161 mins

On this episode of the Shining Wizards Wrestling Podcast the crew covers it all.

Over the Top right from the jump, as we cover everything that happened in the past week. We cover the "Superstar" Billy Graham death and the 2004 WWF Hall of Fame class. This someone leads us into a conversation about Ron Reese, which is fascinating in itself.

Matt tries to steer the conversation to the WWE's Night of Champions, but the...

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May 15, 2023 159 mins

Episode 637 comes out of the gate hot. Tony is pissed off about Facebook and he rants and raves like a lunatic.

Matt attempts to get things back on track by sharing his thoughts about the Wrestlemania 4 finish, how 2 good guys cheated to beat a bad guy. This leads the boys on a short adventure about how they would rebook Mania 4 without a tournament before being joined by Bad Luck Fale.

There are some technical issues at the begi...

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The Shining Wizards Return with Episode 636

Over the Top leads off the show & as the boys try to transition into Backlash from Puerto Rico, they are hit with a Savio Vega bomb followed by a surprise guest who rocks the socks off the crew. It's a great surprise and something we were not ready for, and it bleeds over into our guest, ECW Legend "The Giant" Paul Lauria.

If you aren't familiar with Paul Lauria, h...

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May 1, 2023 169 mins

The boys are back with another fun filled show.

Lots of WWE talk on this episode. The direction of Cody, the WWE Draft, who should win the new title, the latest lawsuit, bad writer ideas and more

We also check on Handsome Kevin's excitement level for the possibility of Wrestlemania 41 being in Minnesota.

We also talk about the AEW landscape. Roderick Strong is All Elite, the idea of a Saturday Night Show, and the cons.


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Matt and Kevin get together to talk with UK wrestling superstar Robbie X. The King of the Cruiserweights shares so much with us. It's a great introduction

to the man who is tearing it up in the UK. We talk about his near 5 star match with Will Ospreay, working with legends like Frankie Kazarian & Doug Williams. HIs feud with Lio Rush, the UK wrestling scene during the pandemic and the Me Too movement. We only scratch the s...

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April 24, 2023 160 mins

Tony, KJG & HK are back to bring you all things from the world of pro wrestling. The boys do some video game talk and catch up with each other before jumping into the wrestling world. Over the Top is a wild ride from WWE to Stardom and back to the NWA & MLW. Tony puts his degree to use and gives us a breakdown of the Rhaka Khan (Trenesha Biggers) Conspiracy Lawsuit. If you are not familiar with this one, hold on to your hat...

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April 17, 2023 165 mins

We have a full house tonight

Show starts and Matt is having internet & microphone issues, he is in & out of the first 20 minutes of the show. Tony has some technical difficulties & issues with Matt and his harsh words for the committee.

Boys do a little catching up, Matt attempts to join them, and is annoyed with his internet & Streamyard. When his microphone stops working, well......ya just gotta listen

Guys hit ...

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April 17, 2023 71 mins

Matt sits down & chats it up with United Empire Member and NJPW Star Aaron Henare.

They talk about a variety of topics, becoming a member in the United Empire, Animal Organs, who's worse then House of Torture, The G1, Shingo Takagi, the Road to Dontaku, Hirooki Goto, Bad Luck Fale, Chess and much more.

This is a great way to introduce yourself to Aaron and an exclusive on the Shining Wizards Podcast

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April 10, 2023 206 mins

The latest episode is here and its a long one

Tony interrupts the open from Aruba to check in from his vacation

We catch up with some Easter talk, then Matt has to address the Pick situation, as there was a mix up this weekend.

We do some OVER THE TOP before we are joined by our guest, Mr Vinny Pacifico. We talk about his Bang Energy sponsorship, his time in AEW, songs to sing, goals for 2023, and much more. Its a great introduc...

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April 3, 2023 162 mins

The biggest week in pro wrestling has come and gone.

We are talking all things from the past week. Wrestlemania 39 in all it's glory, the Shane McMahon injury, the matches that stole the show, did we see any Wrestlemania Moments? And of course we talk about the decision to NOT put the title on Cody.

We talk some WWE Hall of Fame, the return of Bryan Danielson in AEW, the sale of the WWE and what it means to the future

We make...

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It is Wrestlemania week and we are chalk full of wrestling previews of the biggest week in wrestling.

We catch up quickly and our wonderful listeners remind us of the Needle in the pecker spot from the XPW show this past weekend, so we talk about that for a bit. Kevin is furious & Tony is speechless, which doesn't happen often.

We got Over the Top and cover all the major shows from the past week of TV, WWE, AEW, Impact, NW...

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March 20, 2023 154 mins

The Wizards are back with another episode covering the world of professional wrestling.

After a short open, Matt poses the question, if Ricky Steamboat had a Tag Team Partner, would you rather it be Tito Santana or KoKo B Ware circa 1991. This leads us to the 1990 IC Title Tournament, we know Mr Perfect won beating Tito Santana, but who were the other 6 men in the tournament?

We hit Over the Top and cover all the results from the...

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March 13, 2023 130 mins

On the latest episode the boys get back it with lots of wrestling talk and talk about wrestling. 

The boys go OVER THE TOP and hit on all the results from the past week. Matt is in charge of the facts, as Tony is running behind. Who's facts do you enjoy more? Matt or Tony? 

Matt is confused with the Booby Hitting clip from NXT & looks for clarity from the guys. From the bad, we go to the good, the Bloodline story cont...

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March 6, 2023 156 mins

A huge week of wrestling and we are back to talk about some of it. 

After catching up and hitting Over the Top the boys jump into AEW Revolution. 

Matt has some issues with a few things from the PPV. No time clock, legal tags in a NO DQ match and a lack of explanation on the DQ during the Iron Man Match. Besides that him and Kevin enjoyed the show. Tony hated the Texas Death Match, and we have some fun arguing about that,...

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February 27, 2023 162 mins

This week the boys give you all the wrestling you want and more 

After catching up with each other from last week the boys jump right into WHAT IF????

This week's What If if Bret Hart left WWF for WCW in 1992

We play out a variety of situations and fantasy book how things would have looked for both the WWF and WCW in 1992 if Bret Hart had left. 

After a quick break we return to talk AEW, Battle Royals, MJF, tuning out dur...

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February 20, 2023 148 mins

It's a full episode on the latest edition of the Shining Wizards Wrestling Podcast 

We break out a new segment called Over the Top. We run down the results from all the shows from the past week, and Tony put's it OVER THE TOP with a fun fact. 

Then we get down to it, as we are covering picks and talking Elimination Chamber. Matt disliked the Women's Chamber match and draws disgust from his fellow wizards. They talk Lashle...

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It's Monday Night and the Wizards are a man down, but nothing to worry about. 

After catching up on the week that was in our personal lives, with anniversaries, wrestling shows & the Super Bowl, it's on to Picks and the NWA Nuff Said PPV. Matt highlight's what he liked about the show, before losing his mind over the main event and a few other things. He declares that he will never watch the NWA again, let's see how long th...

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February 6, 2023 166 mins

The boys are back with a fun filled episode 

Tony is having some butt issues, and Matt is running late. They cover a some of the NXT Vengeance Day Show, Matt shows up and is having a day. Tony thinks Kota Ibushi is the star of NJPW, and we never get to finish yelling at each other cause our guest joins us. 

Playboy Centerfold and Cover Girl May Valentine joins us to talk about her time in NWA, getting the Playboy gig, Aro...

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