Story Time with Dutch Mantell

Story Time with Dutch Mantell

Legendary wrestler, manager, commentator, producer and booker ”Dirty” Dutch Mantell brings his definitive takes on the latest news in the professional wrestling business as well as the most entertaining stories from years gone by to the podcast airwaves. The Dirty Dutchman from Oil Trough, Texas has worked almost every single major promotion and wrestling territory in the United States over an illustrious 50 year career, including WWE, WWF, WCW, NWA, SMW, TNA, USWA, UWF, OVW, Impact, Georgia, Tennessee, Knoxville, Kansas City, St Louis, Florida, Memphis, Houston, Detroit, Mid-South, Kentucky, Mid-Atlantic, Dallas and even more - and that’s not counting Puerto Rico and Japan! Every week, Dutch Mantell will give you his hot takes on the latest news, re-live some of the most memorable shows and events through history, bring you along on a virtual road trip to explain the nuances of the wrestling business, tell classic stories from throughout the decades and answer YOUR questions every week. There may even be a guest or two coming up in the future, so make sure you subscribe and never miss an episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell! Story Time with Dutch Mantell is part of the WSI Network of podcasts and YouTube channels. Enjoy daily clips of Story Time with Dutch Mantell on YouTube:


February 20, 2024 72 mins

It's Tuesday! It's Ask Dutch Anything!

It was another record week for fan questions being sent to but keep them coming! Your question could be put to the Dutchman next week!

As for this weeks subjects, Dutch Mantell will let you know what he likes about working commentary, working for Ina Rotten and if he would consider a WWE Hall of Fame induction if (or when) he were ever asked.



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Better late than never!

Story Time with Dutch Mantell this week features discussions about the madness that is Billy Jack Haynes, the relationship between the Undertaker and Vince McMahon, Bret Hart's comments following the Vince McMahon scandal and much more.




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Ask Dutch Anything 28 | Dutch Mantell Reviews WOOOOOO Energy Drink

It's Tuesday. It's Ask Dutch Anything. It's time to taste test WOOOOOO Energy (not a sponsor).

As well as telling us what he thinks of Ric Flair's energy drink, Dutch will also take a peek at the abandonned annimated show starring Vince McMahon's ass!

Dutch will also be fielding some of your questions about wrestling past, present and future.

- Can a wrestler ever R...

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tory Time with Dutch Mantell 87 | John Laurinaitis a VICTIM?! | Ashley Massaro | Rock-Cody Rhodes

Another big week for news in the wrestling world so, of course, it calls for another bumper episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell! More information has come to light regarding Vince McMahon's NDA's and resignation from the TKO board, John Lauriniatis played the Uno reverse card is claiming he is also a victim of Vince McMahon's lust...

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Ask Dutch Anything 27 | The Nicest People in Wrestling

Tuesday is Ask Dutch Anything! This is when Dutch tells you what you want to know.

Do you want to know who is the hairiest wrestler ever? Dutch will tell you.

Have you ever wondered who the nicest guy is wrestling is? Dutch has a few ideas.

Are you wondering who made more money from WWE, Stone Cold Steve Austin or Huk Hogan? Dutch Mantell gives you his opinion.

All these questi...

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Story Time with Dutch Mantell 86

Following a week of news surrounding the Vince McMahon scandal, Dutch Mantell will take some time to look over the fallout from the shocking revelations. How has the WWE reacted to the situation and have they managed to keep moving forward? Will WWE "Benoit" Vince himself? How many people were aware of what was going on? Who's job may be next? The last week has left the wrestling world with more que...

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Ask Dutch Anything 26

Following an intense weekend in the wrestling world, Dutch Mantell is back to answer your questions from the inbox.

- Why was Bobo Brazil champion for only 2 weeks?

- Was Batman drunk when he visited Memphis?

- What are Dutch's memories of Slick Johnson?

All this and more on this weeks edition of Ask Dutch Anything.



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Dutch Mantell on Vince McMahon's WWE Resignation Amid Horrific Allegations | Special Episode A very rare special episode from Story Time with Dutch Mantell as the Dirty Dutchman examines in-depth the civil lawsuit featuring horrendous allegations from former WWE employee Janel Grant against WWE, Vince McMahon and John Laurinaitis. For an hour and a half, Dutch reacts to verbatim allegations made about the former WWE head and TKO ch...

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Story Time with Dutch Mantell 85 | How To Improve AEW NOW! | CM Punk vs Cody Rhodes, RAW to Netflix

Another week, another belter of an episode from Dutch Mantell. This week has been full of big news so Dutch is dropping another bumper episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell to cover it all. WWE Raw has a new home from 2025, The Rock on the TKO board and CM Punk and Cody Rhodes deliver one of the best promos in years. All this and ...

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It's Tuesday. You have questions. Dutch Mantell has answers...mostly.

- What was it like working in the Mid-South Coliseum?

- Why aren't tag teams cool anymore?

- Where openly gay wrestlers treated badly?

- Who was the most obnoxius wrestler when drunk?

All these questions and more answered on this weeks edition of Ask Dutch Anything!



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Dirty Dutch is back with a new episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell and this week, Dutch will discuss more of the week's wrestling headlines. See Dutch react to Grayson Waller on Australian morning TV, what he thinks about the Young Bucks' new look and their bizarre sit down interview with Renee Paquette and Reby Hardy BURYING Matt Hardy on TikTok. Dutch will also give a critique of the main event battl...

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A new year, a new episode of Ask Dutch Anything!

- Who was the original Dutch Mantell?

- Who would win in a fight between Lex Luger and a T-Shirt?

- Was the relationship between Alberto Del Rio and Paige publicly toxic?

- Why wasn't Michael Hayes ever world champion?

All these questions and more answered on this week's episode of Ask Dutch Anything!


These questions and more answered on this week's Ask Dutch Anything!


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We're back to our regular schedule on Story Time with Dutch Mantell and this week. This week, Dutch will be taking a look at some of the weird and wonderful news stories from the wrestling world. After that, Dutch will be discussing what his fans believe are the worst factions of all time.. He will discuss some of his memories when working with or around some of them at the time and which ones he thinks were dead on arrival.



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DUTCH MANTELL IS BACK! In a return that would generate a bigger pop than CM Punk, The Rock and Cody Rhodes combined, Dutch Mantell is back to kick off 2024 in style with an absolute BUMPER episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell. Following a proverbial Iron Man Match with Sepsis, the Dirty Dutchman kicked out at 2 and made a the kind of comeback that would make Hulk Hogan look like George Gulas. In an episode so long it would make...

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December 22, 2023 74 mins

Story Time with Dutch Mantell 82 | Special Guest Kevin Sullivan

In the last of the special guest episodes for the holidays, Story Time with Dutch Mantell brings you "The Taskmaster" Kevin Sullivan!

Dutch and Kevin will discuss the on goings of AEW and how they might look to stand apart from WWE, what would happen to sceptics that would dare set forr in the Snake Pit in Tampa, FL and the incident that Kevin was in the building for w...

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Ask Dutch Anything 23 | Will Wrestling Ever Have a Union?

We're digging deep into the email inbox this week to find some of the questions we have missed before and posing them to the Dean of the University of Dutch (diplomas available upon request) and we are answering the questions you have been waiting to hear for some time.

- Brock Lesnar vs Haku | Who wins that fight?

- Why didn't Jesse Ventura manage to get a union up and runn...

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December 15, 2023 55 mins

Story Time with Dutch Mantell 80 | Special Guest Ricky Morton

Story Time with Dutch Mantell brings you another early holiday gift with another very special guest, Ricky Morton! Dutch and Ricky will talk about who should take credit for the Rock'n'Roll Express name and overall gimmick, the best of wrestling Russians and what happened when Bill Watts met Muhammad Ali. They will also discuss other wrestling legends including Dusty Rho...

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Some holiday themed questions this week on Ask Dutch Anything. If you have ever wondered who would win in a fight between TNA era Kurt Angle and Santa Claus, you're going to want to check out this episode. You can also find out what Dutch's reaction was to being puked on by Titus O'Neil on a Thanksgiving themed Smackdown and why how Christy Hemme got on when she wrestled Big Fat Oily Guy in TNA. That might not have been a holiday b...

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Story Time with Dutch Mantell 79 | Special Guest John Bradshaw Layfield

Another early Christmas present this week on Story Time with Dutch Mantell in the form of John Bradshaw Layfield! Dutch and JBL go way back and this week, you get to find out exactly how they met and how they came to work together in WWE. JBL will also give his story from the Plane Ride from Hell, his favorite stories from Wrestler's Court and of course, talk t...

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Ask Dutch Anything 21 | The Shoot Interview Rivalry Ricky Morton vs Kevin Nash Ask Dutch Anything is back! We return to our regularly scheduled programming with some of your questions posed to the dirty Dutchman:

- Does Dutch remember Awesome Wrestling Entertainment: Night of Legends?

- What happened in Pikeville KY?

- Is Maven's telling of how Wrestlers Court became a thing correct?

- What was Christine Jarrett like?

- Were Jerry ...

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