Created with Sketch.
Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast
127 minutes | 20 hours ago
WKPWP - 10 Yrs Ago Flagship: (5-17-11) Keller and Powell talk Christian's future, Angle's mistress, Cole-Lawler Mother's Day angle, Cena-Miz
In this 10 Years Ago Flagship Flashback episode (5-10-11) of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, Wade Keller and Jason Powell of prowrestling.net discuss last night's Raw and take live phone calls. Subjects include the Michael Cole-Jerry Lawler angle and Mother's Day references, TNA's name, Chyna in TNA, Christian's future, and more.
189 minutes | 2 days ago
WKPWP Interview Classic: (5-12-16) Ex-WWE writer Alex Greenfield insights into Vince, Shane, Steph plus Brand Split, Reigns push, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (5-12-2016). This Interview Classic features ex-WWE creative team member Alex Greenfield who talks about his time on WWE’s Creative Team in 2005-2006, thoughts on the brand split and first-hand stories of why it never reached its potential, plus fascinating insights into the McMahon Family with blunt comments on Shane, funny stories on Vince McMahon (including what he believes Vince would have done if he weren’t a pro wrestling promoter), and reasons for his fondness for Stephanie McMahon. Great stories, great insights, and great analysis of the 2005-2006 time and today’s push of Roman Reigns and similarities he sees between Roman and a candidate to be a top top star for WWE in the mid-2000s. A must-listen.
126 minutes | 4 days ago
WKPWP - WWE WrestleMania Backlash Preview: Sam Roberts talks Reigns-Cesaro, Belair-Bayley, Lashley-Drew-Braun, Ripley-Charlotte-Asuka
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special WWE WrestleMania Backlash preview episode with special guest Sam Roberts from WWE's Kickoff Shows and his Not Sam Wrestling Podcasts. They'll talk Roman Reigns defending against Cesaro and reaction to the return of Jimmy Uso, Bianca Belair defending against Bayley, Bobby Lashley defending against Braun Strowman and Drew McIntyre, Rhea Riplley defending against Charlotte and Asuka, Miz vs. Damien Priest with the pros and cons of Miz and John Morrison possibly breaking up, and The Dirty Dawgs vs. Dominik & Rey Mysterio.
150 minutes | 6 days ago
WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk Backlash PPV hype, Jimmy Uso's return, Cassidy vs. Pac, NXT, Impact, ROH, Mailbag, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss WrestleMania Backlash PPV hype, Jimmy Uso's return, Orange Cassidy vs. Pac as the top contenders' match, NXT's current lack of buzz, current strengths and weaknesses of Impact, the state of ROH, changes in fans over decades, and Mailbag topics from listeners.
163 minutes | 9 days ago
WKPWP Interview Classic: (5-5-16) Ex-WWE Creative Kevin Eck talks working backstage 2011-2014 with Punk, Vince, Reigns, Bryan, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (5-5-2016). This Interview Classic features ex-WWE creative team member Kevin Eck who talks about his years from 2011 to 2014 with WWE, with a wide range of topics, insights, and behind-the-scenes details on what aired on WWE television during that time period. He has expansive thoughts on C.M. Punk, Daniel Bryan, Damien Sandow, Brian Gewirtz, Vince McMahon, Roman Reigns, and so many others, including first-hand interaction and details on dealing with them as part of his job. This show includes live callers and email topics.
143 minutes | 11 days ago
WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Heydorn talk Blood & Guts, Reigns vs. Bryan, NXT needing a spark, Kenny's top contenders, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Zack Heydorn, PWTorch.com assistant editor. They discuss Blood & Guts from a lot of angles, then move on to Roman Reigns vs. Daniel Bryan and then Cesaro stepping up as the next challenger, evaluating Orange Cassidy and Pac as the top contenders for Kenny Omega's AEW Title, why NXT needs a spark and some options WWE has, the Rhea Ripley-Asuka-Charlotte situation, breaking news on the AEW Dynamite ratings, and more.
122 minutes | 13 days ago
WKPWP - 10 Yrs Ago Flagship: (5-3-11) Rock's birthday party on Raw, Booker T's commentary, Cena-Rock segment, Cole, WWE's name change, more
In this 10 Years Ago Flagship Flashback episode (5-3-11) of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, Wade Keller and Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net discuss current events in pro wrestling with callers for one hour live including Rock's Birthday Party, Raw Analysis, Booker T's commentary, Mason Ryan's new push, Cena-Rock segment, Cole, Ratings, Bullying, and more. Then in the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, they discuss Triple H's defense of the WWE name change, Vince McMahon's investor conference call, the current state of TNA, and more.
113 minutes | 16 days ago
WKPWP Interview Classic: (4-28-16) Matt Morgan tells Keller about interactions with Chyna, defines Big Man Style, more with live callers
PWTorch editor Wade Keller’s latest Interview Classic features an interview with “Blueprint” Matt Morgan from April 28, 2016, five years ago this week. He discusses his interactions with Chyna over the years, advice for how to wrestle as a bigger wrestler, thoughts on the current WWE roster and some critiques of their wrestling styles, thoughts on NXT, and more including a mix of live callers and email topics.
121 minutes | 18 days ago
WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin talk AEW and NXT viewership drops, Omega as Impact Champ, Pinnacle-Inner Circle, UFC 261, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents the Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host PWTorch VIP analyst Todd Martin and host PWTorch editor Wade Keller. They begin with reaction to the drop in viewership for both NXT and AEW this week. Then they discuss NXT from Tuesday night and AEW Dynamite from last night. From there, a review of Impact's Rebellion PPV including Kenny Omega beating Rich Swann for the Impact Title and thoughts on where the Omega title run goes from here. Then reviews of WWE Smackdown and WWE Monday Night Raw, the latest from New Japan, and then Todd's thoughts on UFC 261 including the gruesome Chris Weidman leg break.
127 minutes | 20 days ago
WKPWP - WWE Wildcard Thursday: Wade's four trades he'd make if there was a WWE Draft this month, plus Wade & Jason review the 2011 WWE Draft
In this Wildcard Tuesday episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, Wade lists the four trades he'd make between Raw and Smackdown if WWE had a post-WrestleMania draft this year like they have in past years. He makes his case for why the moves make sense for the wrestlers including the fresh match-ups that would result. He trades two top singles wrestlers, two second tier singles wrestlers, two tag teams, and two main event women wrestlers.Then in a 10 Years Ago Flagship Flashback from Apr. 21, 2011, Wade Keller and Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net discuss the 2011 WWE draft from all angles including the presentation and who the winners and losers are likely to be, plus why Raw illustrates that Vince McMahon needs some friends outside of WWE, more thoughts on other aspects of Raw, C.M. Punk's potential WWE departure, Tough Enough thoughts, breaking ratings analysis, and a big idea for TNA.
149 minutes | 23 days ago
WKPWP Interview Classic: (4-21-16) Jim Ross talks two hours with Keller about Chyna, Lesnar, Reigns, Samoa Joe, live callers, emails
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (4-21-2016). On this episode, PWTorch editor Wade Keller interviews Jim Ross who shares some insights on recent conversations he had with Chyna plus what it was like dealing with her as her boss in the WWF during the Attitude Era, why she left, why she’s not in the Hall of Fame, and more. Then, around the 30 minute mark, he spends another 90 minutes talking current events in WWE, Brock Lesnar, Samoa Joe, Roman Reigns, and more including live callers and email questions. He also updates everyone on what he’s up to now.
192 minutes | 25 days ago
WKPWP - WWE Wildcard Thursday: New Mailbag on WWE roster depth post-Pandemic, 10 Yrs Ago Flagship, NXT 8 Years Back VIP free sample
First up is a Mailbag segment with questions about WWE shallow roster depth on Raw and Smackdown and if that's a big part of the staleness of the programs, and would it make sense for wrestlers to skip NXT and go right from the Performance Center to Raw and Smackdown in certain instances since NXT isn't a developmental show anymore the way it once was.Then in a 10 Years Ago Flagship Flashback from Apr. 21, 2011, Wade Keller and James Caldwell discuss TNA's plans to run outdoor house shows this summer and the departure of Jay Lethal. Also, live callers chime in with questions about why so many fans dislike John Cena, the new-look of Dolph Ziggler, TNA's potential changes and what Eric Bischoff said about the reports, who might return to WWE someday among three big former names, when did titles get devalued, and more. In the VIP Aftershow, they discuss ratings for Tough Enough and The Ultimate Fighter plus Vince McMahon and WWE struggling over the years to branch out beyond the core product.Then in our VIP free sample segment, it's the latest episode of NXT Eight Years Back. Kelly Wells and Tom Stoup cover NXT from Apr. 17, 2013 featuring Seth Rollins vs. Corey Graves in a lumberjack match, Bayley vs. Emma, favorite and least favorite “popcorn movies,” and more.
124 minutes | a month ago
WKPWP - Tuesday Flagship - Keller & Powell talk Omega-Swann on Impact PPV, Adnan Virk, Cesaro, Kross, Seth & Roman, Cesaro, AEW viewership
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a special Tuesday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net and the Pro Wrestling Boom podcast. They discuss Kenny Omega vs. Rich Swann on Impact 's PPV this weekend and preview the key matches, evaluate Adnan Virk as the new Raw commentator, MLW's Vice announcement, NXT not taking advantage of potential new viewers on Tuesdays, Cesaro's push, Karrion Kross, Cesaro, and more, plus Mailbag questions on Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns, the new Charlotte, AEW viewership, and more.
103 minutes | a month ago
WKPWP Interview Classic: (4-14-16) Ex-WWE Creative Team member Matt McCarthy talks attending Raw in L.A., WM 32 fallout, Nakamura, KO, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (4-14-2016). On this episode, PWTorch editor Wade Keller interviews former WWE writer and professional standup comedian and podcaster Matt McCarthy, who returns to the show to talk about NXT Takeover Dallas, WrestleMania 32, Payback, his in-person perspective on being at Raw in L.A. at Staples Center, and everything going on in the world of WWE from the perspective of a pro standup comedian and former WWE employee. Live callers are sprinkled in throughout.
148 minutes | a month ago
WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Fann react in real time to WWE cutbacks and AEW Dynamite rating, Karrion Kross, The Bucks, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Rich Fann from the PWTorch VIP podcast Everything with Rich Fann & Wade Keller, plus The Deep Dive, and the PWTorch East Coast Cast. They react in real time to news of WWE roster cutbacks, AEW Dynamite's big ratings increase this week, plus they discuss WrestleMania 37, Karrion Kross's promo, The Young Bucks heel turn, and more from NXT, AEW, Raw, and more.
127 minutes | a month ago
WKPWP - New Mailbag + 10 Years Ago Flagship: Keller & Powell discuss Edge's retirement 10 year ago, plus New Mailbag on Bucks, Ripley, WM
In this "Wildcard Tuesday" episode of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, Wade begins with a Mailbag segment reacting to the Asuka vs. Rhea Ripley matches and whether Ripley and Bianca Belair are being well-received by veteran women wrestlers in WWE and if the lack of chemistry with Asuka should be read into. Then emails on whether The Young Bucks actually turned heel for good last week, the brilliance of Cesaro vs. Seth Rollins, and whether WWE is watering down the WrestleMania name by attaching it to Backlash this year.Then a Tuesday Flagship podcast from ten years ago (4-13-11) with PWTorch editor Wade Keller and Jason Powell from ProWrestling.net. In their weekly live discussion with callers, emails, and Twitter contributions, they discuss with live callers Edge's retirement in depth, his final two-year run in WWE, items from Monday's Raw including the WWE Title picture and R-Truth's inclusion, Keller's clarifications on John Cena's physical look and the Taker-Hunter chair shot from WrestleMania, Tough Enough Week 2, and more. In the previously VIP-exclusive Aftershow, they discuss the Trish-Morrison controversy last week, TNA's inevitable re-branding changes, and more topics.
217 minutes | a month ago
WKPWP Interview Classic: (4-7-16) Matt Morgan reviews WM 34 and Styles's hair, Chris Youngblood talks Texas, Portland, WCW, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (4-7-2016). On this episode, PWTorch editor Wade Keller’s interview with former WWE and TNA pro wrestler Matt Morgan who returns to talk about WrestleMania 32 and the Roman Reigns push, A.J. Styles’s hair and music, who he’d push as a lead babyface, challenges of being a big man in the industry that is leaning more toward smaller wrestlers, and more including live callers and email questions.Then in a bonus segment, the full Jim Valley interview with special guest second-generation wrestler Chris Youngblood talking Texas Wrestling, WCW, Portland, Charlotte, wrestling family, and more with live calls and nostalgia!
182 minutes | a month ago
WKPWP - Thursday Flagship - Keller & Martin preview WrestleMania 37, review NXT Takeover, Young Bucks angle, Mike Tyson, Ratings, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents a Thursday Flagship edition of the Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast with guest co-host Todd Martin from PWTorch VIP's podcast "The Fix with Todd Martin & Wade Keller." They begin with a review of Smackdown including Edge's follow-up promo to his turn, the Daniel Bryan vs. Jey Uso main event, and Logan Paul with Sami Zayn. Then a full review of the final Raw before WrestleMania including Drew McIntyre's promo, Miz and Morrison spray-painting Bad Bunny's car, Drew vs. King Corbin, and Braun Strowman and Shane McMahon in a verbal battle. And then a preview of all announced matches at both nights of WrestleMania. From there, they analyze the Wednesday ratings and how viewership patterns could change starting next week. Then they discuss NXT Takeover "Stand & Deliver: Night 1" headlined by Raquel Gonzalez beating Io Shirai for the NXT Title and a standout Tommaso Ciampa vs. Walter match. Then they review AEW Dynamite including the apparent heel turn of The Young Bucks on Jon Moxley, Chris Jericho's featured promo about The Pinnacle, Christian's latest promo with the Taz overture, and more. Also, is Lulu Lemon a store for yoga wear or a flavor of Girl Scout Cookie?
139 minutes | a month ago
WKPWP - WrestleMania 37 preview w/Nick Barbati & Tom Colohue + Triple H Media Call previewing NXT Takeover
In today's new Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast, a "Wildcard Tuesday" edition features two distinct segments. First, a special WrestleMania 37 Preview episode of "Nick & Tom's Intercontinental Adventure" with Tom Colohue and Nick Barbati. Their weekend show covering the week in WWE is a new VIP-exclusive podcast series in 2021 and it's receiving rave reviews from our members. In this special episode, offered free on the WKPWP, they preview the entire WrestleMania 37 line-up. This runs around 75 minutes.Then we present the Triple H Media Conference Call previewing NXT Takeover. This runs around 35 minutes and includes question about juggling the interests of USA Network and Peacock this week, the new Tuesday schedule, the new strip of original prime time pro wrestling programs Monday through Friday on major networks, and more.
185 minutes | a month ago
WKPWP Interview Classic: (3-31-16) John Arezzi with crazy Ultimate Warrior story + Lance Archer, Joel Gertner talking WM32, more
PWTorch editor Wade Keller presents an Interview Classic from five years ago (3-31-2016). On this episode, PWTorch editor Wade Keller’s interview with Pro Wrestling Spotlight radio show host (circa late 1980s to mid-’90s), former wrestling convention and promoter and wrestler, and country music act manager John Arezzi discussing WM32 and a remarkable story regarding dealing with Ultimate Warrior in the 1990s. Live callers and email questions are sprinkled in.Then in a bonus segment, the full Pat McNeill-hosted episode from the same week. PWTorch columnist Pat McNeill welcomes special guests Lance Hoyt, Ian Roccaboni from ROH, David Fuller from the ROH, and Joel Gertner from the ECW Alumni Page to the pre-WrestleMania Wednesday Livecast Extravaganza extended to 90 minutes! Plus, live callers and emails.
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2021