Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast

Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast

30+ year veteran Hall of Fame pro wrestling journalist Wade Keller from Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter and PWTorch.com discusses the top stories of the week in pro wrestling with top-level guest cohosts and interviews pro wrestling's newsmakers each week. 640160

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June 25, 2022 121 min
In this week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (6-24-2012), Wade Keller interviews former WWE and TNA wrestler Matt Hardy. He talks about his path to recovery from addiction, his regrets including some public internet stunts and videos he'd like to take back, how he approaches his current phase in life, what changes he thinks the leading promotions should take to improve the welfare of wrestlers, and much more....
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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin, a PWTorch VIP analyst. They  discuss these topics:

- Vince McMahon's TV appearances and media coverage
- AEW/NJPW Forbidden Door preview
- Review of AEW Rampage
- Review of AEW Dynamite including Bryan Danielson's announcement and PPV hype
- WWE Smackdown TV review including Vince McMahon'...
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In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (6-21-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and PWTorch columnist Travis Bryant discuss the Women’s Money in the Bank re-do and how Daniel Bryan handled it last night, the Enzo and Cass angle on Monday, various potential Summerslam line-ups, Jinder Mahal’s progress, and more with callers and emails in the mix.
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In this week's Interview Classic episode, we present two interviews. First, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's June 8, 2012 interview with former WWE Creative Team Member ('04-'10) Chris DeJoseph with fascinating insight into Vince McMahon's creative process and writing Raw. Also, specific details on pitching creating ideas to Chris Jericho, The Big Show, Randy Orton, Shawn Michaels, Triple H...
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In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (6-12-2012), guest host Bruce Mitchell and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell tackle last night's three hour episode of WWE Raw including breaking news during the show regarding the ratings, plus Vince's bullying nature on display, Big Show's heel turn further explained, Vader's return and the longevity of fans...
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This week's Interview Classic episode from ten years ago (5/11/2012) features "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan as the "Interview Friday" guest for the second straight week. The interview, conducted by PWTorch editor Wade Keller and columnist Bruce Mitchell, begins with his thoughts on the news of John Cena filing for divorce and how he managed to keep his marriage strong throughout his years as a pro wrestler. He talks abou...
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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch assistant editor Zack Heydorn. They discuss these topics:

- The Jeff Hardy DUI arrest, AEW’s statement today, and Hardy’s future
- The State of AEW booking after C.M. Punk injury throws things into disarray
- How AEW can focus their booking in way that can expand their audience
- Jay White...
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In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's June 1, 2012 interview with Sean "X-Pac" Waltman including his evaluation of WWE Developmental, FCW, from his in-person scouting and coaching. What stars stand out as strong prospects, who is ready, and what does he think of the changing of head trainer from Tom Prichard to Bill DeMott. Also, live calls and email questio...
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In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (6-5-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls on a variety of topics including Cena-Cole BBQ Underwear match, Raw ratings analysis, Vince McMahon's return to TV, No Way Out, Sin Cara, Wellness Program, Kane's match quality, the next generation of WWE stars, the TNA Hall of Fa...
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In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (6-7-2017), Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net’s Jason Powell discuss the Samoa Joe-Paul Heyman segment, Roman Reigns, Jinder Mahal, Bayley-Alexa Bliss, Hardys-Sheamus/Cesaro, Lana, and more with callers & email input throughout.

Then in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, Wade and Jason discuss Jinder Mahal and grade his performanc...
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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net. They discuss these topics:

- C.M. Punk's injury, the resulting convoluted AEW Interim Title tournament, the explanation for Jon Moxley's placement in the tournament, who might have been part of the Summer of Punk in AEW, whether Punk was going heel or should go heel,...
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In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back ten years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's May 22, 2012 interview with long-time WWF and WCW manager Jimmy Hart who, with guest cohost Bruce Mitchell, take live calls and discuss a variety of topics from his career including breaking into wrestling in Memphis, Andy Kaufmann, Memphis Heat documentary, Nasty Boys, Hart Foundation, Honky Tonk Man, Tyson Kidd, and more. Then...
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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin, a PWTorch VIP analyst. They  discuss these topics:

- Lengthy analysis of the MJF promo on Dynamite, what is a work and what was a shoot, who was helped and who was hurt, and how this all affects other wrestlers in AEW.
- Full review of Dynamite.
- Full review of Rampage.
- Full review of WWE Smackdo...
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In this Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from five years ago (5-17-2017), PWTorch editor Wade Keller and Jonny Fairplay of Survivor fame and TNA preview in-depth that coming Sunday’s WWE Extreme Rules line-up, then hit on some hot topics in pro wrestling including Jinder Mahal’s push, Roman Reigns’s fan reception, Kurt Angle’s potential matches if he makes an in-ring comeback, Sasha Banks integrat...
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In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (5-29-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take live phone calls and answer emails on Brock Lesnar's appearance at the UFC PPV and talk of him returning to MMA, Chris Jericho's suspension, C.M. Punk in WWE, Big Show explaining his heel turn, Hulk Hogan's role in TNA, TNA suing WWE, repetit...
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In this week's Interview Classic episode, we jump back five years to PWTorch editor Wade Keller's May 25, 2017 interview with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin getting his thoughts on NXT Takeover with a focus on the DIY breakup and the ladder match that preceded it with some compliments and constructive critiques, the Robert Roode vs. Hideo Itami NXT Title match, the Tyler Bate vs. Pete Dunne UK Title match, and more about the gen...
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In this week's Flagship Flashback episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast from ten years ago (5-22-2012), host Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net's Jason Powell take take live phone calls on a variety of topics including reaction to Raw and Over the Limit, the WWE Revolution teasers, expansion of Raw to three hours, and more. In the VIP Aftershow, they discuss and detail the Ric Flair-TNA situation, analyze the pros ...
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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Wildcard Thursday episode beginning with the Tony Khan Media Q&A from earlier today on AEW Double or Nothing, ROH's future, Owen Hart, and more including PWTorch's own Sean Radican. Then the Mid-Week Flagship from five years ago this week featuring PWTorch editor Wade Keller and PWTorch columnist & host of the East Coast Cast Travis Bryant. They discuss NXT Takeover, Bac...
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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special AEW Double or Nothing PPV Preview edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch Newsletter columnist Rich Fann. They discuss the entire announced line-up of the PPV including the pros and cons of doing a title change from Hangman Page to C.M. Punk and predicting what is likely. Also, thoughts on the move of the PPVs from Saturdays to Sundays.

Then in a bonus...
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PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch Newsletter columnist Rich Fann. They discuss at length the developments and ramification of the Sasha Banks & Naomi walkout and the reaction to it from WWE, Pat McAfee, Booker T, Corey Graves, and social media. They also compare the way WWE is handling Sasha and Naomi walking out to various TV sh...
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