Back to the weekly episodes, this week on W2M, we review RAW, TNA, and NXT. We also discuss whether the comparisons between Daniel Bryan and Eric Young are warranted or not. Should WWE do a tournament for the US Title, are cable and satelite companies making a big mistake cutting out WWE PPV's, and a whole lot more. Plus all the news of the week in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too. Enjoy the Show!
Wrestling 2 the MAX Extra # 4 is all about Ultimate Warrior. We are going to take a look at the legacy left by the man and the character, the good and the bad, and also discuss our reactions to his sudden passing and what our lasting impressions are of Warrior once we put everything together. We will also spend time talking about the WWE Hall of Fame 2014 class in general and what Warrior's inclusion means for others big WWE guys that still aren't in yet. All that plus a few bits of news and we talk about Warrior with W2M Fan Josh Day as well.
On Part 2 of W2M EP 85, we do our HUGE WWE Wrestlemania 30 Reviewshow. W2M Fans Anthony Rouh and Justin Vali join us to review not only WM 30, but the BIG RAW After Wrestlemania as well. We also discuss where WWE goes from here, what we would like to see as WWE begins another year of storylines, feuds, and wrestling. We also discuss the WWE Network's stream, the actual amount of subscribers, and more. Plus Wrestling News in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too! Enjoy the Show!
Remember, we had a Part 1 of W2M EP 85 where we reviewed TNA & NXT. So, if you are looking for our thoughts on those shows. Go check out that episode for that.
On part 1 of episode 85 of W2M, we review TNA and NXT in order to leave things open for our Part 2 of episode 85 on Tuesday morning. We really just wanted to make sure we could give TNA and NXT their time with so much going on between now and Tuesday. On this show, we also spend time discussing whether it is more important for a good guy to chase the title or for him to hold the Championship for a long reign. We also do a short Wrestlemania 30 preview with W2M Super Fan Josh Day. Plus all the news in Quick Hits, Superstar of the Week, and some shows we've watched on WWE Network getting ready for Wrestlemania 30 on Sunday night. Enjoy the Show! And be sure to be back on Tuesdaymorning for our Wrestlemania 30 and RAW Review episode.
On Part 2 of Episode 84, we give our review of the go home RAW heading into our HUGE Wrestlemania 30 Preview! We are joined by Chris Lemchi from Dirtsheets.com, who will be going to WM 30 and W2M Super Fan Anthony Rouh to really go in-depth and give our predictions on what we think will happen at the 30th "Showcase of the Immortals." We also discuss some of our favorite Wrestlemania moments, matches, and Wrestlemania PPV's too. Plus whatever has happened in wrestling news since the last time we had a show a few days ago and Superstar of the Week too!
Remember, we had a Part 1 of EP 84 that posted on Saturday morning with our reviews of Smackdown, TNA IMPACT, and NXT. Plus reviews of the Scooby Doo Wrestlemania Mystery DVD and the Signature Sounds: Music of WWE DVD too. So, go check that out if you wanna hear our thoughts on TNA or NXT this week.
Since next week is Wrestlemania 30 week, we are doing W2M in two parts. This is Part 1 of Episode 84, which features our review of WWE SmackDown, TNA IMPACT, and WWE NXT. We also discuss and review Signature Sounds: The Music of WWE DVD and The Scooby Doo Wrestlemania Mystery DVD too. Plus all the wrestling news in Quick Hits including the latest on CM Punk and a few more things. Enjoy the Show! We will be back on Tuesday morning with our WWE RAW Review and a special HUGE WWE Wrestlemania 30 Preview as well with lots of guests.
This week on W2M, we review the usual RAW, TNA IMPACT, and NXT. Then we venture into discussing the possible WWE Network show ideas WWE has planned. We also discuss what the "Reality Era" could mean and could all the focus on wrestling and less on storytelling and characters alienate groups of WWE fans. Plus all the news of the week in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too. Enjoy the Show!
Editor's note: Right after the podcast ended we found out DISH announced they will carry Wrestlemania 30. So, disregard our Quick Hit about DISH not carrying the PPV.
Sorry for being a day late, we had some computer issues that even prevented us from doing the show live. So, we had to do things old school and this week on W2M, we review the first episode of Season 2 of Total Divas, we promise we won't do Total Divas again for a long while after this though. We also review our usual shows of RAW, TNA IMPACT, and NXT. We also discuss who the top merchandise sellers are in WWE right now and who WWE are looking to push after Wrestlemania too. Then we take some time to discuss a few things like the potential of a six man tag team championship, Sting wrestling only one match in WWE, should anyone else go into the WWE HOF this year, the WWE Slam City cartoons, the continuing build to Wrestlemania 30 and a whole lot more. Plus more news in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too!
This week on W2M, we review the highlights of the go home TNA IMPACT heading into our review of TNA Lockdown 2014, we also review WWE RAW and WWE NXT too. We also spend time discussing The Shield summit and what the best course is for The Shield going forward, we discuss WWE finally pulling the trigger on a Daniel Bryan title match at WM 30, and a whole lot more. Plus all the wrestling news in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the week too! Enjoy the show!
This week on W2M, we review Monday's RAW and TNA IMPACT. We also preview TNA's Lockdown PPV that airs on this weekend and Sean is still deciding whether he is going to go to the show or not. We discuss shows that have been edited on WWE Network, TNA doing more title changes not on TV, and a whole lot more. Plus all the wrestling news in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too. Remember, we had a Spreaker.com and Youtube Extra on the NXT arRival show on Thursday night so we won't be covering the NXT show in full on this episode. You can search "Wrestling 2 the MAX Extra #3" in the Youtube search bar or find our Spreaker.com channel to hear us discuss the show for a hour on there if you'd like.
On our third W2M Extra special, we review the first ever WWE Network LIVE special, NXT Arrival, which is basically the first ever LIVE NXT PPV type event. We gush over Cesaro vs. Zayn and Paige vs. Emma, plus we talk about Adrian Neville winning the NXT Championship and all that happened on that show. Plus we cover all the wrestling news that's happened from Tuesday morning to right now, and spend a little more time with the WWE Network too.
Remember, W2M Extras are exclusive to Spreaker.com and are Wrestling2theMAXPod Youtube channel. And be sure to check out our regular W2M EP 79 we posted on Tuesday morning, which had a review of Monday's RAW, the go-home NXT to the Arrival special, launch day WWE Network thoughts, and a review of TNA IMPACT as well.
This week on W2M, we review WWE Elimination Chamber 2014, The RAW After Elimination Chamber, TNA IMPACT, and the go-home NXT before next week's big NXT Arrival special. We also spend time with the WWE Network and give you our first impressions of WWE's over the top service and our sign up problems too. Plus all the news in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too.
Congratulations to Eric Maxwell from our W2M facebook page for winning six months of the WWE Network on courtesy of the W2M podcast. Also, stay tuned this Thursday night around Midnight ET for our next Spreaker and Youtube extra where we discuss more about The Network and review the NXT Arrival show a few hours after it airs LIVE.
Sorry for the one day delay again, we promise not to make it a habit. This week on W2M, we preview WWE Elimination Chamber 2014 as we are only days away from the final pre WWE Network PPV and the final PPV before Wrestlemania 30. We also review Monday's RAW, TNA IMPACT, and NXT as well. We then end our two part series on ROH by comparing and contrasting Gabe Sapolsky's ROH vs. Sinclair Broadcasting ROH. We discuss ROH's Man Up 2007 PPV and ROH's Death Before Dishonor XI as well and see how the talent of those two shows differs and what makes the talent in ROH now great as well. Plus we cover all the wrestling news of the week in "Quick Hits" and we crown another Superstar of the Week too!
This is the last week of the W2M contest, with the final qualification draw taking place after SmackDown on Friday night, and the ULTIMATE draw taking place after Elimination Chamber on Sunday night. The winner will recieve a free six month subscription to the launch day edition of the WWE NETWORK courtesy of the Wrestling 2 the MAX podcast. Be sure to enter by posting in the appropriate thread in the W2M Facebook page or by emailing us the answer to firstname.lastname@example.org
This week's trivia question is: WWE has shown us a few "original programs" that will air on the WWE Network when it launches. Name all of the "original" programs.
Sorry for the one day delay, but we are here. This week on W2M, we review Monday's RAW, TNA IMPACT, and WWE NXT. We also spend time discussing an article WWE.com published about how ROH has helped bring them a lot of great talent like Seth Rollins, Daniel Bryan, and CM Punk. Specifically, we discuss what that has done for WWE creatively and on a performance level in the ring and could we see a change coming in how WWE produces it's TV shows as a result. We also spend time discussing some possible new tag teams since WWE seems to want to split a lot of them up lately, plus we see if TNA can build a tag division out of people they have on their roster too. Plus all the wrestling news of the week in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too.
We are still doing our weekly contest where you answer a trivia question and are placed into a random draw and if you win that random draw, on February 23rd, after Elimination Chamber ends you are entered into a final random draw and the winner gets a free six month WWE Network subscription on behalf of W2M. Visit the Wrestling 2 the MAX facebook page for more details or simply send your trivia question answer to email@example.com
This week's trivia question is: Continuing with our theme this week. How many main roster WWE talents have spent time in ROH? Please name each one of them.
This week on W2M, we review RAW, TNA Impact, and NXT as usual. We also spend time on a variety of topics ranging from the latest on CM Punk's walkout, Jimmy Snuka facing an over 30 year-old murder investigation, Kurt Angle wrestling hurt, what lies ahead for all of the Elimination Chamber participants, Emma's debut, Dolph Ziggler's App promo, Titus O' Neil's heel turn and many more things. Be sure to tune-in because you might miss something important, plus all the wrestling news of the week in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too.
Remember we are doing a contest where the winner gets a six month subscription to the launch day version of the WWE NETWORK on us. We already have one random draw winner that was announce tonight, he along with the 3 other winners, will be entered into an ultimate random draw and that winner will get the Network. You may enter by correctly answering one of our weekly trivia questions.
This week's trivia question is: Which wrestlers on the current roster have participated in an Elimination Chamber match? Also, you need to note if they have won a Chamber match, and if they have participated in more than one Chamber match as well. post your answer on the appropriate post on the Wrestling 2 the MAX Facebook page or email us your answer at firstname.lastname@example.org. You have until Monday 02/10/14 before RAW begins to send us the answer.
On this special W2M Extra # 2, Chris Lemchi joins us to discuss CM Punk deciding to go home and quit WWE, we give you all the details on the situation as it stands, what this means for Wrestlemania 30, why Punk could be doing this, and could WWE turn this into a storyline? We also spend time discussing why Macho Man Randy Savage is not in the WWE Hall of Fame. Why Vince seems to hold a grudge against him? Should the entire Poffo Family go in? And more. Plus we have news on Matt Hardy being arrested, MVP debuting in TNA, and a few possible New Japan wrestlers heading to WWE too.
This week on W2M, Chris Lemchi joins us to review WWE Royal Rumble 2014, WWE RAW, TNA Genesis Part 2, and NXT. We also spend time discussing WWE blocking out indy feds from holding shows on Wrestlemania Weekend, WWE's ignorance of Daniel Bryan, and old stars coming back and winning things. Plus all the wrestling news of the week in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too!
Tonight, we will also reveal the first trivia question you can answer to enter our first ever W2M contest. Where we are giving away a six month subscription to the launch day edition of WWE Network on us, so the winner gets the network for free for six months. You can either respond to the post in the Wrestling 2 the MAX Facebook group, or email us at email@example.com with your answer.
The trivia question this week is: How many wrestlers on the active roster having won The Royal Rumble match. You must also post the year they won and if they won twice that must also be noted in your response as well. Have fun and always live life to the MAX!!!
This week on W2M, Dirtsheets.com Co-Owner David Martell joins us again to preview the Royal Rumble PPV airing this coming Sunday. We also review RAW, the first half of TNA's Genesis Free Per View, and NXT as well. We spend time discussing who might make a surprise appearance at the Royal Rumble and what matches would you put into the WWE Hall of Fame? We also do a What We Watched This Week! On New Japan's Wrestle Kingdom 8 Event. Plus all the wrestling news of the week in "Quick Hits" and Superstar of the Week too!
We also announced our first ever W2M Contest on tonight's show so make sure to listen or visit the Wrestling 2 the MAX Facebook group to find out what we are giving away and what you have to do to win.
This week on W2M, Dirtsheets.com Co-Owner David Martell begins the first episode of his three week stint as a guest. David sticks around for all the Wrestling News such as: Daniel Bryan's concussion, Mae Young's passing, TNA possibly taping IMPACT at live events, and a whole lot more in "Quick Hits." We then review Monday's RAW, and then we give David time to give his thoughts on the WWE Network and all together we take the time to look at the darker side of the WWE Network. What could happen to WWE if it doesn't pan out as they hope? And some negatives that could come as a result of the network. Then we finish with reviews of TNA IMPACT, NXT, and end it with Superstar of the Week. Sadly, we had to push our What We Watched This Week segment on New Japan's "Wrestle Kingdom 8" to next week because of time constraints. But we did record our first ever exclusive Spreaker.com and Youtube W2M Extra on Wednesday, where we discussed all the great things about the WWE Network a few hours after WWE's announcement at CES 2014. If you'd like to check that out put this link into your browser:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70gWwhIJoX4
In our first ever Spreaker and Youtube W2M Extra. Gary, Paul, and Sean discuss the official announcement of the WWE Network, the price point, what will be on it, and discuss what the overall impact of the network could be. Plus we do some "Quick Hits" on Kaitlyn leaving WWE, TNA signing a new TV deal in the UK, Dolph Ziggler's concussion, and Matt Morgan becoming a dad.