Pro Wrestling Torch Livecast

Pro Wrestling Torch Livecast

United States

Home of Pro Wrestling Torch Livecast audio shows featuring live calls from around the world talking about WWE, TNA, and all pro wrestling. Wade Keller hosts this show. Keller has published the Pro Wrestling Torch Newsletter since 1987, over 1,100 issues and counting. He also launched PWTorch.com in 1999 and the PWTorch iPhone App in 2008. He has conducted the longest career-interviews top wrestlers and promoters have ever done in his famous "Torch Talk" format including Steve Austin, Hulk Hogan, The Rock, Mick Foley, Eric Bischoff, Jesse Ventura, Scott Hall, Kevin Nash, X-Pac, Goldberg, Paul Heyman, Jim Cornette, Jerry Jarrett, Bill Watts, Lou Thesz, Jerry Lawler, Jim Ross, and many others over the past 20-plus years. He is regarded as one of the top insiders, top reporters, top analysts, and top interviewers covering pro wrestling full time during the last four decades. He hosted the "Ultimate Insider DVD" series filmed in L.A. in the 2000s including Jeff Hardy & Matt Hardy and Vince Russo & Ed Ferrara as interview subjects. He brings his experience, expertise, insight, and connections to the PWTorch Livecast every weekday, while interacting with callers and his rotation of co-hosts and special guests.

Episodes

PWTorch Livecast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans w/Grocke & Co.  

MMATorch's Michael Grocke, Robert Vallejos, and Matthew Peterson discuss the latest news leading up to the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight including fight predictions, the latest betting odds, and the overall promotion of the fight. They also break down the most recent fight announcements and WWE Summerslam results.

PWTorch Livecast - Wrestling Night in America w/Pat & Greg  

PWTorch columnists Pat McNeill and Greg Parks, along with former WWE star JTG, bring you the WWE Summerslam Postgame Show on Wrestling Night In America, with live calls and reader questions. They discuss the Lesnar vs. Samoa Joe vs. Strowman vs. Reigns main event, Jinder Mahal vs. Shinsuke Nakamura, Alexa Bliss defending the WWE Women's Title against Sasha Banks, AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens with Shane McMahon as referee, and whether Baron Corbin, Rusev, and Enzo Amore have heat with WWE.

PWTorch Livecast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann  

This week is the first opportunity for listeners to make #TheList - their top 5 matches that occurred at Summerslam of all time! This list is special, because the rules make it harder than just "here are my five!" The rules are courtesy Jim Smallman (PROGRESS owner and podcast host of #TuesdayNightJaw on the Distraction Pieces Network): A wrestler can only be used once; A show can only be used once. Joining Rich for this week's fun is Steve Williams, East Coast Cast caller and guest host of "For Your Consideration" on the placetobenation.com network. Steve's knowledge of WWE wrestling is second to none and we bond over our joint love of Power and Glory! If you decide to make your top five, tweet us with the hashtag #DeepDive - and give a listen to Jim on the Distraction pieces network and listen to his list! https://www.acast.com/tuesdaynightjaw/thetoptensummerslammatchesofalltime

PWTorch Livecast - Post-GFW Impact w/Mike & Andrew  

PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday’s Impact Wrestling with callers. They break down the GFW World Title situation, Lashley vs. Sydal, Sonjay Dutt vs. Trevor Lee, Dezmond Xavier winning the Super X Cup, and Sienna retaining the GFW Women's Title over Gail Kim. They also discuss the return of Jim Cornette, Taryn Terrell, Petey Williams, and more.

PWTorch Livecast - Wrestling Road Stories w/Jim Valley  

In this special edition of “Wrestling Road Stories with Jim Valley,” Jim presents an interview with Tom Zenk, formerly of the Can-Am Connection the WWF and a featured wrestler in the AWA and WCW during his active years. This interview was conducted back on Dec. 29, 2001 on Jim’s “Total Chaos” radio show. Tom discusses the big changes in the pro wrestling industry in 2001 and his predictions on what was to come in 2002.

PWTorch Livecast - Best of PWTorch Livecast  

In this special episode of the PWTorch Livecast with host PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks, they discuss with live callers the just-completed 2013 WWE Summerslam PPV from every angle including John Cena vs. Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton vs. Daniel Bryan, C.M. Punk vs. Brock Lesnar, Alberto Del Rio vs. Christian, and more.

PWTorch Livecast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans w/Michael Grocke & Co.  

On this week's MMA Torch for Pro Wrestling Fans Livecast we discussed the week in McGregor-Mayweather hype including the videos of McGregor and Mayweather workouts and the Instagram video Dana White posted of the knockdown/push. The Cris Cyborg-Becky Lynch Twitter battle and if WWE actually considered bringing Cyborg in for a Summerslam match. Ronda Rousey signing with WWE and what her role might be at next year's WrestleMania. We ended with a rundown of the Summerslam card and gave our predictions on the matches.

PWTorch Livecast - Wrestling Night in America w/Pat & Greg  

PWTorch columnists Pat McNeill & Greg Parks bring you "Wrestling Night In America" on the Sunday Livecast, with Deadspin wrestling reporter David Bixenspan and live calls. They talk about Bixenspan threatening to call the fire marshal during last night's Progress event in New York City, plus the New York indy scene and pushback he's encountered since working for Deadspin. Greg reviews last night's NXT Live Event, then Pat & Greg run down the huge week ahead, including Destination X, ROH's War of the Worlds UK, NXT Takeover, and Summerslam.

PWTorch Livecast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann  

This week, PWTorch columnist Sean Radican joined in on the G-1 talk. Rich and Sean discussed the G-1 final participants, how they got there, and what awaits both the winner and loser after the tournament ends. They also delved into praise of the English commentary team of Don Callis and Kevin Kelly, who should be retired from the G-1 Climax in 2018, why Sean was so surprised Bruce Mitchell watched the B block final live, the business of the G-1 tour and New Japan World, Nagata's farewell, listener calls on potential feuds, and an email question on the structure of the G-1 proper.

PWTorch Livecast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann  

This week is a double Deep...Dive as I had a chance to chat with independent wrestler Darius Lockhart. We discuss his career to date, his influences, where "The Revolutionary" came from, his views on representation and how that's shaped his current run. We also discussed his current tag team with Caprice Coleman (The Vanguard), the importance of working in your community, and the value of education.

PWTorch Livecast - Post-GFW Impact w/Mike & Andrew  

PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday’s Impact Wrestling with callers. Mike and Andrew begin the show with the build to Destination X. They also discuss GFW's return to live events, where the tag division could go, the Super X Cup, and they speculate on what Bruce Prichard's "big announcement" could be next week.

PWTorch Livecast - Wrestling Road Stories w/Jim Valley  

She's the mother of Memphis Wrestling and the famous Jarrett Family. Brennon Martin tells stories about his grandmother Christine Jarrett in his book about her life: "Teeny: Professional Wrestling's Grand Dame." Christine Jarrett is the mother of Jerry Jarrett and the grandmother of Jeff Jarrett. Brennon talks about how his grandmother ran several arenas on the Memphis wrestling circuit, taking tickets, promoting, selling pictures, and managing a crew of wrestlers. He has stories about Jerry Lawler, George Gulas, and the origins of Jim Cornette. Christine Jarrett's influence is still felt today.

PWTorch Livecast - Best of PWTorch Livecast  

In this edition of the Best of PWTorch Livecast, PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks break down the just-completed 2014 Summerslam PPV from all angles, plus take live phone calls covering the PPV in-depth. Summerslam 2014 took place Aug. 17, and this show aired live right after it concluded.

PWTorch Livecast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans w/Michael Grocke & Co.  

On this week’s MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans Livecast, host Michael Grocke and guests Sean Ennis and Robert Vallejos discuss UFC 114, the latest on Lesnar-Jones, UFC Fight Night 114, the McGregor/Malignaggi fallout, and the possibility of UFC and MMA adding more weight classes.

PWTorch Livecast - Wrestling Night in America w/Pat & Greg  

PWTorch columnists Pat McNeill & Greg Parks bring you "Wrestling Night In America" on the Sunday Livecast, with GFW Grand Champion Ethan Carter III and live calls. They discuss the weekend's wrestling news and live event results, including Kevin Owens saving Sami Zayn at the Montreal Live Event, New Japan's G1 and EC3's main event victory over Moose from Thursday night. They also look ahead to this week's big WWE matches, potential NXT callups, and Summerslam weekend.

PWTorch Livecast - The Deep...Dive w/Rich Fann  

This week's Deep...Dive was into the Hall of Famer, "The Big Cat" Ernie Ladd. Rich and his co-host Daniel Palmer (@Dpalm) of The Unanimous Decision (@UDPod) Pod on the MTR Network (@MTRNetwork) discussed how "era-proof" Ernie was, his career both in the AFL and the world of pro wrestling, big matches, his relationship with "Cowboy" Bill Watts, and his fit in the fabric of the Civil Rights movement of the '60s and '70s (all the way to today). The guys took listener calls and emails as well, answering questions on whether an African-American in 2017 with Ernie's size and ability on the mic could thrive nationally, whether Ladd's work-rate was enough for 2017 eyes, could Ladd get away with the comments - particularly the inflammatory usage of racial slurs - today?

PWTorch Livecast - Post-GFW Impact w/Mike & Andrew  

PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday’s Impact Wrestling with callers. Mike and Andrew begin the show talking about an inexcusable video package centering on Bobby Lashley. They also talk about Low Ki joining LAX, the state of GFW booking, the Karen Jarrett-Braun Strowman incident, more on El Patron-Paige, and give their top three trades they would make between GFW and WWE.

PWTorch Livecast - Wrestling Road Stories w/Jim Valley  

It's the greatest Livecast in the history of our sport! Former NWA and WCW announcer Tony Schiavone joins Jim Valley this week. They talk about how Jim inspired Tony to start his podcast, the first time Tony was allowed backstage with Jim Crockett Promotions, the strange question he was asked during his interview for Ric Flair's upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 special, how Gorilla Monsoon helped him in the WWF, and much more.

PWTorch Livecast - Best of PWTorch Livecast  

In this episode of the PWTorch Livecast with hosts PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks, it's the Summerslam post-game show with a full run-through of the card, Twitter and email questions, and more discussions. No live phone calls due to BlogTalkRadio's system crashing before the scheduled live call-in show.

PWTorch Livecast - MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans w/Mike Hiscoe & Co  

This week's MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans Livecast breaks down all the big stories from UFC 214 last weekend. Mike Hiscoe, Mike Grocke, and Robert Vallejos talk about Jon Jones's reformation and whether they think he's truly a new man. Also, Jones's callout of Brock Lesnar was discussed in depth, as well as what's next for Daniel Cormier and, of course, your calls.

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