The Straight Shooters

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Two of Philly's best covering pro wrestling come at you LIVE EVERY WEEK with a brand new podcast! Vaughn Johnson (formerly of philly.com and The Squared Circle Blog, now a Digital Platforms Producer for the Philadelphia Eagles) and Nick Piccone (Editor-in-Chief of PhillyInfluencer.com and Pro Wrestling Contributor for PhillyVoice.com) talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly in the world of professional wrestling with more entertainment than any other wrestling podcast you'll listen to! Not only do Vaughn and Nick discuss the main stage in WWE/NXT and All Elite Wrestling, but they also discuss what's happening in New Japan, Impact, Ring of Honor, and the other independent wrestling companies worldwide making waves in the wrestling industry. These guys don't just talk about what you see on television every week, they discuss their thoughts about the industry by citing interviews and live show experiences. Above all else, their fandom really comes across to the audience as if they're sitting there beside them having a casual conversation about wrestling. One of the longest-running shows on Wildfire Radio, The Straight Shooters have had a plethora of guests throughout the years, including: WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, The Blue Meanie, former WWE creative writer Andrew Goldstein, WWE Cruiserweight Classic participant Anthony Bennett, former 97.5 The Fanatic host Nick Kayal, Fightul.com's Sean Ross Sapp, the Rassle Rock crew, Bill Matz, Derek Badichek and many more! Comedian and former WIldfire Radio host Brian Isley also entertained the masses by joining The Straight Shooters as their Third Man for an abundance of episodes in the archives! The Straight Shooters also began doing live commentary shows before they were cool! Listen to the 1992 Royal Rumble here, which is probably to this day the greatest Rumble match in history. They also did the 1997 Royal Rumble match, the 1994 Royal Rumble match, Halftime Heat, Triple H vs. The Rock from Backlash 2000, the "End of an Era" Hell in a Cell Match from WrestleMania XXVIII pitting Triple H against The Undertaker, Bret Hart vs. Bob Backlund from Survivor Series 1994, Ric Flair vs. Dusty Rhodes from Starrcade 1985, Bret Hart vs. British Bulldog from SummerSlam 1992, Lex Luger vs. Yokozuna from SummerSlam 1993, the first-ever Elimination Chamber match from Survivor Series 2002, the Chamber of Horrors Match at Halloween Havoc 1991, and TNA's Final Deletion. One of our greatest episodes was our deep dive int.Read more »

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