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The Ringer Wrestling Show

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‘The Ringer Wrestling Show’ brings you instant reactions to the biggest matches, breakdowns of the hottest feuds, and analysis of all the latest gossip in the wild world of professional wrestling. Join "The Masked Man" David Shoemaker, Peter Rosenberg, Kazeem Famuyide, Greg Hyde, Dip, Ben Cruz, Khal Davenport and Brian H. Waters for a podcast feed that redefines what it means to be a wrestling fan.

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‘The Ringer Wrestling Show’ brings you instant reactions to the biggest matches, breakdowns of the hottest feuds, and analysis of all the latest gossip in the wild world of professional wrestling. Join "The Masked Man" David Shoemaker, Peter Rosenberg, Kazeem Famuyide, Greg Hyde, Dip, Ben Cruz, Khal Davenport and Brian H. Waters for a podcast feed that redefines what it means to be a wrestling fan.

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English


Episodes

An AEW Check-In, The Rock’s Role at WrestleMania, and Jinder Mahal’s Whereabouts | Cheap Heat

2/16/2024
In this Friday Something edition of the program, Rosenberg and Dip touch on a little bit of everything! They get into: Intro (00:00) An update on the Heat ’N Greet (01:26) Rosenberg seeks Dip’s counsel on choosing the right pair of glasses (06:53) AEW Dynamite review (13:18) Sting’s last match (22:24) Mailbag (31:50) And more. Reminder, we’re off next Tuesday in observance of Wellness Week at The Ringer. Stay maj. Hosts: Peter Rosenberg and Dip Producer: Troy Farkas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:51:07

Seth Rollins’s Road to WrestleMania, and the Importance of Managers in Pro Wrestling | The Masked Man Show

2/15/2024
David and Kaz are back with the Thursday edition of 'The Masked Man Show' and are here to discuss the following: The current road to the World Heavyweight Championship’s Road to WrestleMania (4:58) Grayson Waller having Seth Rollins and Cody Rhodes on The Grayson Waller Effect at the Elimination Chamber (14:02) Understanding Matt Taven (24:48) Willow Nightingale's win over Skye Blue (25:55) Stokely Hathaway’s important role as a manager (31:13) Darby Allin’s promo (35:40) They finish the show by discussing NXT (48:20) and predicting the rest of the Elimination Chamber qualifiers (52:50) Be sure to check out videos on the Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling., Instagram Threads, and X. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Kazeem Famuyide Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:11:30

Should Rhea Ripley Challenge for a Men’s Title? Plus, Drafting the Best On-Screen Wrestling Couples. | Wednesday Worldwide

2/14/2024
Off the heels of NBA reports coming out that the Golden State Warriors attempted a blockbuster trade to acquire LeBron James, Ben, Khal, and Brian kick off the show by discussing what a WWE to AEW blockbuster trade would look like (1:20). Then they get into the following headlines: Rhea Ripley is open to challenging for a men’s title (8:50) Chad Gable wants to finish the story with Gunther at WrestleMania (18:18) The Rock says it's been decades since the business has been buzzing like this (28:32) Then after the break, in They Said What?!, they react to Kaz’s hot take on 'The Masked Man Show' when he fantasy booked the Rock to defeat Seth Rollins to win the World Heavyweight Championship (37:58). Then, they go to the Wednesday Worldwide Hotline and react to a couple of hot takes from you, the people, about Bianca Belair and Jade Cargill, plus the Rock, Cody Rhodes, and Roman Reigns after the WrestleMania XL presser (47:23). And as a Valentine’s Day special, the guys engage in an unhinged on-screen couples draft (57:34). Finally, they talk through last night’s NXT (1:09:44) and preview tonight’s AEW ‘Dynamite’ (1:11:06). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:16:55

Will WrestleMania 40 Be WWE’s Biggest Event in Decades? | Cheap Heat

2/13/2024
Reunited following one of the most historic weeks in pro wrestling, Rosenberg, SGG, and Dip have a lot to say on today’s episode. Here’s what’s coming up: Intro (00:00) Rosenberg is mad at friend of the program Andrew Goldstein (02:16) Dip’s strong take about the historical significance of WrestleMania 40 (10:22) Some T's on Seth Rollins vs. The Rock (24:21) Whether The Rock will show up to Elimination Chamber (29:38) Mailbag (34:40) How long The Rock will stick around following WrestleMania (39:14) There's still some tickets left for the Heat 'N Greet on April 4! Snag your tickets here. Hosts: Peter Rosenberg, Greg Hyde, and Dip Producer: Troy Farkas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:58:13

Could The Rock Challenge Seth Rollins at WrestleMania? Plus, Okada Reportedly to AEW. | The Masked Man Show

2/12/2024
COLD OPEN QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who is the Patrick Mahomes of the WWE (0:29)? David and Kaz come off a Super Bowl weekend that included a few wrestling headlines. They discuss the following: Kazuchika Okada reportedly signing with AEW (5:50) WrestleMania XL presser reactions (16:50) A possible Rock vs. Seth Rollins match at WrestleMania (35:21) Plus Kaz drops some WaleMania news at the end of the show!Be sure to check out videos on the Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling, Instagram Threads, and X. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Kazeem Famuyide Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:07:29

It Happened! The Rock Turns On Cody Rhodes! What’s Next? Instant Reaction to a Massive Moment in WWE. | Cheap Heat

2/9/2024
Immediately after last night’s shocking press conference, Rosenberg went live with pals David Shoemaker and Brian Mann to instantly react to The Rock’s heel turn and speculate on what will happen next. And on this Friday Something edition of the podcast, you get to hear the guys react in real time! Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show. Stay maj. Host: Peter Rosenberg Guests: David Shoemaker and Brian Mann Producer: Troy Farkas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:37:33

It’s BO$$ Time! Plus, Cody Rhodes Makes HIs Decision | The Masked Man Show

2/8/2024
On the Thursday edition of ‘The Masked Man Show,’ David and Kaz power through with the following discussions: All roads lead to Mercedes Moné being All Elite (8:56) Does Swerve Strickland need to win the AEW World Title at Revolution (16:56)? Sting and Darby Allin become new tag team champions (24:14) Later, they react to Cody Rhodes’s announcement on Instagram that he has made his decision for WrestleMania (30:14). Be sure to check out videos on the Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling., Instagram Threads and X. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Kazeem Famuyide Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:12:19

Is Bayley Being Overlooked AGAIN? Plus, Van Lathan on Jade-Bianca and Cody-Rock-Roman! | Wednesday Worldwide

2/7/2024
Ben, Khal, and Brian kick off the show by discussing which social media discourse took longer to get over: Cody-Rock-Roman or Wade Barrett’s “Whoop That Trick” Booker T imitation. Then they get into the following headlines: Bayley critiques WWE for not featuring her on the WrestleMania XL poster (3:46) Swerve Strickland says he didn’t answer WWE’s call to return (18:04) Then after the break, in They Said What?!, they are joined by the one and only Van Lathan, who flips the script and grills Khal on his take about Bianca Belair and Jade Cargill (28:53). Then they go to the Wednesday Worldwide Hotline and react to a couple of hot takes from you, the people, about the Rock, Cody Rhodes, Roman Reigns, and CM Punk as we head into WrestleMania (54:06). Finally, the guys talk through last night’s NXT (78:42) and preview tonight’s AEW ‘Dynamite’ (84:10). For an opportunity to have your hot take featured on They Said What?!, leave a voicemail at (202) 417-8160. Be sure to check out videos on the brand-new Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling. We are also on Instagram and Threads and X. Hosts: Ben Cruz, Khal Davenport, and Brian H. Waters Guest: Van Lathan Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:30:37

Everyone Needs to Calm Down About The Rock and Cody Rhodes | Cheap Heat

2/6/2024
Back after another thrilling weekend in professional wrestling, Rosenberg, SGG, and Dip have some things to get off their chest. Today they discuss: Why Rosenberg is sick of the online chatter about the Rock (00:00) Why Cody Rhodes is the main character in this whole mess (31:44) The tag team picture on ‘Raw’ (35:08) Carmelo Hayes turning on Trick Williams (39:32) Rhea Ripley’s improvement on the mic (46:48) Mailbag (48:45) Get your Heat ‘N’ Greet tickets here, and stay maj. Hosts: Peter Rosenberg, Greg Hyde, and Dip Producer: Troy Farkas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:06:22

Is WWE Taking Their Biggest Risk With the Cody, Rock, and Roman Story? | The Masked Man Show

2/5/2024
There’s been so much discourse online around Cody Rhodes, the Rock, and Roman Reigns! David and Kaz do a deep dive into the story, discussing the following: Words Cody said that stuck out (6:24) Looking at how this makes Cody appear in kayfabe (11:35) Why adding the Rock poses a risk (27:45) They also discuss the latest developments in the lawsuit against Vince McMahon (55:37). Be sure to check out videos on the brand-new Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling. We are also on Instagram and Threads and X. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Kazeem Famuyide Producer:Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:17:56

The All-Mailbag Episode! Plus Heat ‘N’ Greet Details Announcement | Cheap Heat

2/2/2024
Rosenberg flies solo in this Friday Something edition of the world’s no. 1 sports and recreation podcast. In an all-mailbag episode, Rosenberg takes questions about Rio de Janeiro food recs, Seth Rollins’s obvious ‘Wrestlemania’ opponent, a ‘Cheap Heat’ T-shirt life hack, and more. Rosenberg also issues an apology. Plus, he announces everything you need to know for the show’s upcoming Heat ‘N’ Greet in Philadelphia. To get your tickets, visit this link. Host: Peter Rosenberg Producer: Troy Farkas Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:37:50

We Are Officially on Kazuchika Okada Watch. Plus, NXT Vengeance Day Preview! | The Masked Man Show

2/1/2024
Cold Open Question of the Week: Rank the NXT wrestlers who were in the Royal Rumble (00:38). David and Kaz get into a few things that are trending at the end of the week, including: Weighing out the best options for Kazuchika Okada (17:12) What Tony Khan’s big announcement could possibly be (26:03) Larry David’s anti-wrestling comments (37:49) Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins promo (42:17) NXT Vengeance Day predictions (52:44) Be sure to check out videos on the brand-new Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling. We are also on Instagram and Threads and X. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Kazeem Famuyide Producers: Jonathan Kermah and Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:02:41

WWE’s Theme Song Problem. Plus, Bianca and Jade: Friends or Foes? | Wednesday Worldwide

1/31/2024
Ben, Khal, and Brian H. Waters kick off the show with Brian’s highlights from the ground at the Royal Rumble in Tampa. Then they tap into the following headlines: Bron Breakker reportedly replaced Brock Lesnar in the Royal Rumble (3:57) About 50 percent of the WWE roster’s theme music didn’t generate reactions because it wasn’t recognizable (14:58) Natalya would love to go to TNA to face Jordynne Grace (30:35) Then after the break, in They Said What?!, they react to Kaz’s take on 'The Masked Man Show' about whether Bianca Belair and Jade Cargill should win the women’s tag team titles at WrestleMania. (38:35) Last, they talk through last night’s NXT, share Vengeance Day predictions (53:34), and preview tonight’s AEW ‘Dynamite’ (58:36). For an opportunity to have your hot take featured on They Said What?!, leave a voicemail at (202) 417-8160. Hosts: Ben Cruz, Khal Davenport, and Brian H. Waters Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:04:54

CM Punk Sidelined for Six Months, Plus Royal Rumble Reactions | Cheap Heat

1/30/2024
Rosenberg, SGG, and Dip are back after an eventful Royal Rumble weekend. They discuss the following: CM Punk’s tricep injury in the Royal Rumble (14:36) Seth Rollins calls out Cody Rhodes (19:38) Whether or not it’s time to let the Rock vs. Roman Reigns go (21:49) Some of the fun moments from the Royal Rumble (26:24) Predictions for the WrestleMania XL main events (47:20) The possible return of babyface Bayley (49:09) Jade Cargill’s impressive debut (53:10) Be sure to check out videos on the Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling., Instagram Threads and X. Hosts: Peter Rosenberg, Stat Guy Greg, and Bryan Diperstein Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:04

WWE Royal Rumble 2024 Recap. Plus, Reacting to the Vince McMahon Lawsuit. | The Masked Man Show

1/29/2024
COLD OPEN QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Which Royal Rumble entrance popped you the most? David and Kaz kick off the week by discussing a few highlights from this year’s Royal Rumble: Cody Rhodes immediately picked Roman Reigns (3:49) The big returns in the men’s Rumble match (17:12) Naomi returned in the women’s Rumble match (28:57) Jade Cargill made her in-ring debut (41:30) Roman Reigns won and went to the skybox (43:15) They close the show by discussing the details of the lawsuit against Vince McMahon and his exit from TKO Group (56:21). Be sure to check out videos on the brand-new Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling. We are also on Instagram and Threads and X. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Kazeem Famuyide Producer: Brian H. Waters Additional Production Supervision: Ben Cruz Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:26:52

Royal Rumble Preview, Plus Bianca Belair and Montez Ford Talk 'Love & WWE'!| Cheap Heat

1/26/2024
Rosenberg is live from Tampa for this year’s Royal Rumble. He jumps into the mailbag questions of the week (3:49). Later, Dip joins him to share their thoughts on their visit at Hogan’s Hangout (27:00). Rosenberg closes the show with his Hot97 interview with Bianca Belair and Montez Ford.Be sure to check out videos on the Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling., Instagram Threads, and X.Hosts: Peter Rosenberg and Bryan Diperstein Guest: Bianca Belair and Montez Ford Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:57:38

Key Takeaways From the WWE-Netflix Deal, Plus Royal Rumble Preview | The Masked Man Show

1/25/2024
As we are days away from one of pro wrestling's biggest events, David and Kaz fire up the mics and discuss the following: Key takeaways from the WWE-Netflix deal (3:06) The possibility that 'Raw' will move off of Mondays (10:52) Who will win the Royal Rumble match (21:34)? Was MJF’s title run a mistake (25:23)? Final Royal Rumble predictions (43:29) Be sure to check out videos on the Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling. We are also on Instagram and Threads and X! Hosts: David Shoemaker and Kazeem Famuyide Producers: Ben Cruz and Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:50

Nick Khan’s Netflix Prediction, Plus WWE2K24 Cover Artist Jonathan Bartlett Joins the Show! | Wednesday Worldwide

1/24/2024
It’s Royal Rumble week which means Ben, Khal and Brian discuss their favorite moments from Rumbles of the past! Then they jump into the following headlines: Nick Khan says WWE audience will get bigger with a Drive to survive type series on Netflix (5:49). Drew McIntyre says his character is the most compelling he’s felt in a long time (17:56) Santino Marella says TNA is working to get a big TV deal (25:06) Then after the break, Jonathan Bartlett joins the show and discusses creating the cover for the Forty Years of WrestleMania edition of WWE 2K24, his reactions to social media saying it was AI-created, his WWE Shop legendary moments series and more (33:10) Last, the guys talk through last night’s NXT (54:54) and preview tonight’s AEW ‘Dynamite’ (57:22). And be sure to check out these two new pieces on TheRinger.com from Khal and Brian: The Biggest Questions About WWE’s Massive Deal With Netflix 10 WWE Royal Rumble Championship Matches You May Have Forgotten For an opportunity to have your hot take featured on They Said What?!, leave a voicemail at (202) 417-8160. For video clips, be sure to follow the Ringer Wrestling Show on Instagram and Threads, TikTok and X. Host: Ben Cruz, Khal Davenport and Brian H. Waters Guest: Jonathan Bartlett Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:55

WWE Raw Is Netflix Bound! Plus, Cody and CM Punk’s Showdown Was Maj! | Cheap Heat

1/23/2024
Rosenberg, SGG, and Dip come in HOT this morning! First they give you an update on a Heat and Greet during WrestleMania week (2:50). Then they jump into what the wrestling world is talking about: ‘WWE Raw’ is going to Netflix in 2025 (5:13) The Rock and Roman Reigns’s chances (15:14) CM Punk and Cody Rhodes (19:19) The Excitement around the Royal Rumble (27:09) They close the show responding to some mailbag questions (33:12)!Be sure to check out videos on the Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling., Instagram Threads and X.Hosts: Peter Rosenberg, Stat Guy Greg, and Bryan Diperstein Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:12

Cody Rhodes Graces the Cover of WWE 2K24 ... Still Think He Should've Won? | The Masked Man Show

1/22/2024
David and Kaz kick off the Royal Rumble week with this cold open question of the week: Who would you rather book, CGI Hulk Hogan or CGI Stone Cold Steve Austin (0:38)? Then they discuss the following: Seth Rollins will address the WWE Universe on ‘WWE Raw’ (4:07)? Should Cody Rhodes still have won at WrestleMania (16:43)? What would The Rock vs. Roman Reigns look like (27:50)? Bianca and Rhea Ripley make the cover of WWE 2K24 (37:15). Will Kazuchika Okada choose WWE or AEW (40:16)? AEW’s ranking system is back (53:19)? Be sure to check out videos on the Ringer TikTok account @RingerWrestling., Instagram Threads and X. Hosts: David Shoemaker and Kazeem Famuyide Producer: Brian H. Waters Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:01:05:47