The Shining Wizards

The Shining Wizards

Three friends and 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, GCW, NJPW, ROH, and more! It's wrestling talk... and talk about wrestling! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-shining-wizards/support

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May 24, 2022 173 min

It's Monday Night and You Know What That Means........Another Episode of your favorite wrestling podcast

The gang is joined by NWA, Idolmania Sports Management & Gold Rush member Marshe Rockett. Lots of topics are discussed, from being in the NWA, how he ended up in Impact, the heartbreak of a WWE Tryout, being a member of the greatest faction in wrestling, 2022 goals and much more. Its a great interview with a great dude. ...

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Kevin, Matt and Tony are back with another exciting episode of The Shining Wizards Wrestling Podcast

The soft open, the boys try and button up this nonsense about Tony & the Can You Beat That Championship committee. We get a little clarity, but we still don't have a clue what is going on. 

We quickly catch up before we are joined by our guests, The Death Samurai AKIRA. He's had a shit travel day but is kind enough to jo...

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May 10, 2022 189 min

It's Monday Night & the crew is back with another jam packed show 

We kick it off by catching up with each other, Tony had COVID, Kevin has allergies, & Matt is always working. 

We start things off with some MLW talk, as Tony really enjoyed the latest episode of MLW Fusion, from there we transition into Picks, and Wrestlemania Backlash. We talk about the show, why we all picked RK Bro/Claymore, and Kevin gives us his ma...

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May 3, 2022 167 min

Wizards are back with another huge episode

Tony is late again, and we ponder, does he hate guests?

Caprice Coleman is supposed to join us at 7, but is no where to be found, so we do some wrestling talk and talk about wrestling. Matt doesn't understand the hatred for Sammy, talk a little Owen Hart Foundation, Punk vs Page, Wrestlemania Backlash, NXT, NXT UK and some more. Tony joins us as we are guessing the name of the UK WWE P...

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April 26, 2022 167 min

*****Programing Note- Maria Kanellis was advertised to be on the show, she encountered travel issues, and was unable to appear. It happens, we are working on rescheduling her, so stay tuned *


The boys are back at it this week. Everyone is here and we have a ton of wrestling to talk about. Impact had Rebellion this past weekend, and the boys made picks. We go over our picks and talk a little about Impact & Rebellion. Tony gives...

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April 19, 2022 192 min

It's Monday Night and you know what that means, an episode full of Wrestling Talk & Talk About Wrestling 

Matt and Kevin are back with a loaded show, after catching up on the holiday weekend, Matt's mind is blown that a fan sold his house & gave the money to "Liz Morgan". Kevin can't believe it, and they both have a laugh about it before being joined by Big F'N Vin. We talk about his awesome beard, h...

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April 12, 2022 138 min

The Two Man Army holds down the fort tonight, Discussion starts with Tony's failed weekend attempts to go to Medieval Times and Top Golf, which leads into Moses from MCW and Shane Taylor Promotions joining the show. Moses shares his stories about learning to play golf and how much fun he had at Top Golf. Discussion turns to all things wrestling, including the end of ROH, the Moment of Solidarity, his career in MCW, and so much ...

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We are back with a jam packed episode 

Right off the bat, we are joined by Shawn Donavan, ISPW Tri State Champion & SAW Heavyweight Champion. 

We talk about WrestlePro, finally being a guest on the show, the influence of Pat Buck and Tommy Fierro, being a teacher, and much more. Introduce yourself to one of the best the east coast has to offer (Interview cuts in and out due to bad WIFI) 

After Mr Donavan we jump into the huge w...

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It's Wrestlemania Week and this is the perfect show to get you ready for all the events, or to listen on your trip to Dallas. 

We are joined by New Japan Pro Wrestling LA Dojo graduate Alex Coughlin to talk about a variety of subjects, including training at the LA Dojo, GCW Bloodsport, Japan, learning a new language & much more. 

We cover the Wrestlemania Card, talk about the Warrior Award, and the latest inductees of the W...

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March 22, 2022 189 min

It's Monday Night and the gang is back & in full effect 

Kevin and Matt kick off the show with a quick catch up. Matt praises Kevin for taking some pictures with Ricky Morton & Jay Lethal at Wrestle Pro. Kevin talks about the show briefly and the Tony Nese/Casanova Valentine angle. 

They talk a bunch of random things, ROH, Wrestlemania, and Coliseum Home Video. Tony joins in the middle of the VHS talks, and the boys go ...

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March 15, 2022 173 min

On this episode of the podcast, we quickly catch up with each other before talking about Scott Hall. We had learned on Sunday that he was on life support, and then this morning, that he would be taken off life support. We talk about his legacy in the wrestling industry, from his time in the AWA to TNA. We talk about which version was our favorite, and cover all the groundbreaking moments he was a part of. We dive into the Raw 1993 ...

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Tony Hates Guests so he isn't here for the start of the show 

Matt is stressing over AEW Figures

Kevin is ready to talk with Karl Fredericks. 

Karl joins us, and we are quickly off to the races, talking shots, energy drinks, and his journey to the NJPW LA Dojo. We discuss his talks with NXT/WWE, his relationship with Alex Coughlin & Clark Connors. The hands on teaching of Shibata. HIs first trip to Japan and the strange thi...

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March 1, 2022 179 min
It's Monday Night and You Know What That Means  A jam packed show  First we are joined by the up and coming Kidd Bandit. 8 months in the game, and from the Nightmare Factory. We talk about AEW Dark, Prestige Wrestling, Mike Bailey, Anime, Doritos and more. Keep you eye on this kid, he's gonna be a star  After Bandit, we have a few minutes to talk about Wrestlemania. Matt isn't even interested in the event, and confesses...
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February 22, 2022 165 min

The boys are all back in the saddle again with tons of wrestling talk and talk about wrestling

They are joined by your favorite guest and ours, Mikko Maestro. Mikko throws down the challenge to Tombstone Jesus, and somehow figures its going to happen in New Jersey, at Matt’s house, with Matt in his corner & Tony in Tombstone’s with Kevin as the special guest referee. It’s crazy & makes no sense, you’ll have to listen to bel...

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February 15, 2022 189 min

On episode 572 of The Shining Wizards Wrestling Podcast, Kevin is joined by Kate Hensler of fightful and The Mark Order Podcast.  They do a heavy dive into AEW and are then joined by The NWA’s Sam Adonis aka El Rudo.  It’s a deep discussion about his experiences in pro wrestling and his take on the landscape today.  Pittsburgh independent wrestler Zeke Mercer also stops by to introduce himself to The Shining Wizards Universe and ta...

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February 8, 2022 170 min

The boys are back with another jam packed show!

After a quick catch up, the boys are talking a couple of hot issues from the past week, Shane McMahon & Brian Kendrick. From there we do a little WWE Elimination Chamber talk. Tony is annoyed we have picks. Matt hates Goldberg and Kevin is looking ahead to Brock vs Roman at Mania.

We are then joined by our guests, S.A.T. Jose & Joel Maximo. We talk about their resurgence after...

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February 1, 2022 165 min

Hot off the Royal Rumble the boys have a full show

They are joined by one of the hottest up and coming tag teams in the business TSF. What does TSF stand for? You’ll have to listen to find out. We talk about all things TSF, training at the Nightmare Factory, name dropping, sandwich spots, poop pants, NWA Crockett Cup, & MUCH MORE. This is a great introduction to these guys and a really fun interview.

Post interview we deal with...

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January 25, 2022 154 min

It’s Monday Night and we are back!

Right off the bat we are joined by Jazzy Gabert from Sirius Sports Entertainment. We get into the transition from Wrestler to Promoter & the uphill battles she is dealing with prior to the debut show on February 20th. Talk about the stars, tattoos, her debut show, & much more. Plus we get a scoop as Jazzy announces who the commentary team is for the debut show.

After Jazzy, Matt runs down ...

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January 18, 2022 181 min

Its Monday Night and You Know What That Means

The boys are back, no guests and lots of wrestling to talk about.

We kick off with the biggest news of the day, Cody Rhodes is a free agent. We speculate what this means, and if it means anything. Will he show up at the Rumble? Is this a Rhodes to the Top Storyline? Is this a PR Move?

From there we hit on some AEW happenings from the last week, the debut of Brody King, the news that ...

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January 11, 2022 192 min

Your favorite Pro Wrestling Podcast is back & boy do we have a show for you!

We are joined by Primetime Living Dontae Smiley. He’s an author, a musical artist and a professional wrestler, among other things. We talk about working in AEW, being the OIWA International Champion, Sir Mo, Texas, and much more. Keep your eyes on Dontae, get to know him, he’s gonna blow up in 2022

After Mr Smiley exits, we put a bow on the Shining Wiz...

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