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 - Prime Time Friday w/Bruce Mitchell & Jason Australia  

PWTorch columnist Bruce Mitchell & guest co-host Jason Australia host the Prime Time Friday PWTorch Livecast. They and a horrible host of callers discuss WWE Backlash, WWE UK tournament, touch on NXT Takeover, speculate on Jinder Mahal's chances, wonder what's going on with Charlotte and the Smackdown women, and run through the various chances of candidates to challenge Brock Lesnar.

COMING UP: PWTorch Livecast - Post-GFW Impact w/Mike & Andrew (10 ET)  

PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday’s GFW Impact with callers after the show airs. Call 515-605-9345 with questions. 

PWTorch Livecast - Wrestling Road Stories w/Jim Valley  

Who's fired up? The all-new "Wrestling Road Stories with Jim Valley" is back. This time with former NWA Champion and birthday boy Tommy "Wildfire" Rich. We talk to Tommy on his birthday about his new wrestling school, his controversial thoughts on Jerry Lawler, his time in ECW, why his NWA title reign was so brief, and his time as the hottest star on cable TV.

PWTorch Livecast - Best of PWTorch Livecast  

In this “Best of PWTorch Livecast” selection, we go back exactly one year to PWTorch assistant editor James Caldwell and PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill hosting the Raw Post-Game Show breaking down the top stories from Raw on Week 1 of the brand split with the new look and feel of the show. Plus Battleground fallout, and more with live callers.

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

In this week's MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans Livecast, Hiscoe, Grocke, and Vallejos talk about Brock Lesnar's rumored return to UFC, and they break down his potential opponents and who he has the best shot to beat. Also discussed was Rock considering MMA 10 years ago. They also run down the key fights and stories from last weekend's UFC on FOX card, and preview this coming weekend's UFC 214 featuring Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones.

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

PWTorch columnists Pat McNeill & Greg Parks bring you the WWE Battleground Postgame Show on Wrestling Night In America, with live calls and reader questions. They discuss the surprising finish to the main event, the flag match between John Cena and Rusev, the women's elimination match, the New Day and The Usos bout for the Smackdown tag team titles, and how WWE's Smackdown brand is positioned going into SummerSlam.

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

In the inaugural edition of The Deep...Dive, Rich gives a primer on the G-1 Climax tournament, including key stats and runs to know, dispelling myths about participants, and the strength of Gedo's booking throughout the tournament. Additionally, he took fan calls on where Juice Robinson, Bad Luck Fale, and the "middle tier" New Japan stars will come end of the tournament!

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

PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday’s GFW Impact with callers. They begin the show talking about the main event angle between Alberto El Patron and LAX, and whether or not GFW is smart to advertise El Patron ahead of these shows. The conversation then shifts to Rey Mysterio rumors, Johnny Mundo joining house shows, a rundown of this week's Impact, and more.

PWTorch Livecast - PWTorch Nostalgia Hour w/Jim Valley  

Jim Valley takes it back to the '80s with the bad girl from GLOW, Matilda the Hun. She talks about the low pay, the rules GLOW wrestlers had to follow outside the ring, and why she left after the show's second season. Matilda tells how she got her start at the famed Los Angeles Auditorium and the night The Fabulous Moolah tried to put the moves on her. She also spent time in Hollywood. Hear her stories of Spaceballs: The Movie and the TV show "Married With Children."  Matilda even sings her theme song, "I Eat Raw Meat." Matilda the Hun has lived a wild life and she tells some colorful stories on this episode of the PWTorch Nostalgia Hour Livecast with Jim Valley.

PWTorch Livecast - Best of PWTorch Livecast  

PWTorch editor Wade Keller interviews former WWE Creative Team member (2009-2010) John Piermarini. They discuss the C.M. Punk-John Cena match at Money in the Bank, Daniel Bryan's surprise Money in the Bank win including who in particular in power likely pushed for his win, the Triple H-Vince McMahon angle on Raw and where it might lead, and more including live calls on a variety of subjects including what changes Triple H make say, R-Truth's push, and much more. Then, in the final segment, must-listen insight into life after TV tapings and the how the writers, producers, and wrestlers do and don't intermingle, and whether the mood is different after good or bad PPVs and TVs. And finally, fascinating insight into the relationship former WWE booker Pat Patterson has with Raw's lead writer Brian Gewirtz and other WWE creative team members.

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

The debut edition of the PWTorch Livecast’s new weekly series, “MMA Talk for Pro Wrestling Fans” hosted by Mike Hiscoe with MMATorch contributors Shawn Ennis and Michael Gracie. The show includes discussions on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather from a variety of angles including how the hype and promos at the press conferences last week compare to pro wrestling’s hype for big fights. They also make predictions on outcome and butyrate and Conor’s future. They also discuss Jon Jones’s past and how far UFC should go in discussing them, and compared that to wrestlers with troubled pasts such as Shawn Michaels. Also, Brock Lesnar, C.M. Punk, Daniel Cormier, Alberto El Patron, Stephan Bonnar, and more.

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

SHOW SUMMARY: PWTorch columnists Pat McNeill & Greg Parks bring you "Wrestling Night In America" on the Sunday Livecast, with Shimmer Wrestling's Kevin Harvey and live calls. They discuss the weekend's wrestling news and live event results, along with the full rundown of Mae Young Classic participants, including the top Shimmer wrestlers, and they preview next week's Battleground event.

PWTorch Livecast - Prime Time Friday w/Bruce Mitchell & Rich Fann  

PWTorch columnist Bruce Mitchell & PWTorch contributor Rich Fann close out the Prime Time Friday PWTorch Livecast with a ton of callers discussing the cancellation of Talking Smack, Jeff Jarrett's Impact, the Summerslam main event, Samoa Joe, and more.

PWTorch Livecast - TNA Impact Post-Show with McMahon & Soucek  

PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday’s Impact Wrestling with callers. Mike and Andrew begin the show talking about the Alberto El Patron situation and how GFW handled the fallout. They also talk about Jeff Jarrett's conference call, and several topics he covered. Then the focus shifts to this week's episode of Impact and the the Top 3 topic this week is the top-three matches in Samoa Joe's TNA run.

PWTorch Livecast - Interview Thursday: Wade Keller w/Sean Mooney  

PWTorch editor Wade Keller interviews interviews Sean Mooney, ex-WWF announcer from late ‘80s to early ‘90s talking Vince McMahon, Bobby Heenan, Jesse Ventura, Gorilla Monsoon, Prime Time Wrestling, Lord Alfred Hayes, the launch of Monday Night Raw, the opening of the WWF Headquarters in Stamford, Conn., and much more with live caller and email questions.

PWTorch Livecast Mid-Week Flagship w/Wade Keller & Jason Powell  

In this edition of the PWTorch Livecast, PWTorch editor Wade Keller and ProWrestling.net’s Jason Powell answer calls about Lesnar, Samoa Joe, Enzo-Cass, Alberto, SMW, Cena, Styles, Battleground, Jinder, and more with callers.

PWTorch Livecast - WWE Smackdown post-game show w/Wade Keller  

PWTorch editor Wade Keller takes calls and answers emails from listeners about Smackdown including John Cena vs. A.J. Styles almost happening and leading to the main event tag match, Shane McMahon’s decision about the Women’s Title situation, the Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Baron Corbin match that also merely almost happened, and more.

PWTorch Livecast - WWE Raw post-game show hosted by Wade Keller & Greg Parks  

PWTorch editor Wade Keller and PWTorch columnist Greg Parks discuss an eventful episode of MondayNight Raw including some theories on the Kurt Angle mystery, evaluating the Samoa Joe-Brock Lesnar-Paul Heyman-Roman Reigns segment, the Seth Rollins-Dean Ambrose dynamic, and much more from Raw including emails and live callers. Also, throughout the show, big announcements regarding the future of the PWTorch Livecast including new shows replacing some existing shows. And someone gets FIRED!

PWTorch Livecast Post-WWE Great Balls of Fire PPV Show with McNeill & Parks  

PWTorch columnists Pat McNeill & Greg Parks bring you the WWE Great Balls of Fire Postgame Show on the Sunday Livecast, with live calls and emails. They discuss the Universal Title match, the controversial postmatch angle with Roman Reigns & Braun Strowman, Alexa Bliss defending the WWE Women's Title against Sasha Banks, Sheamus & Cesaro fighting The Hardys in an iron man match, and how WWE can follow up on tonight's program.

PWTorch Livecast - Prime Time Friday w/Bruce Mitchell & Rich Fann  

PWTorch columnist Bruce Mitchell & PWTorch contributor Rich Fann, along with good callers, cover Austin Aries's release from WWE, Samoa Joe vs. Brock Lesnar, Great Balls of Fire, WWE's Dixie Carter, New Japan in California, Roman Reigns vs. John Cena or Brock Lesnar at WresleMania and Spiderman: Homecoming.

PWTorch Livecast - TNA Impact Post-Show with McMahon & Soucek  

PWTorch.com’s Mike McMahon and Andrew Soucek talk about Thursday’s Impact Wrestling with callers. Mike and Andrew begin the show discussing Slammiversary, and if booking a World Title rematch on this show was the right move. Then they break down the show segment by segment, including looking at the announcing, the Super X Cup, and more. They also take calls on what Impact's future could hold with Jarrett's 3-5 year plan.

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