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Wrestling Soup. We're NOT a wrestling show. We're a show that HAPPENS to talk about wrestling. LIVE every Thursday Night 7:30pm EST {Friday 12:30am GMT or 0030 UTC for International Listeners} Chat LIVE during the show @WrestlingSoup.com. Like us on facebook.com/WrestlingSoup @WrestlingSoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

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Wrestling Soup. We're NOT a wrestling show. We're a show that HAPPENS to talk about wrestling. LIVE every Thursday Night 7:30pm EST {Friday 12:30am GMT or 0030 UTC for International Listeners} Chat LIVE during the show @WrestlingSoup.com. Like us on facebook.com/WrestlingSoup @WrestlingSoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

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Episodes

WWE ELIMINATION CHAMBER POST SHOW PART II (Wrestling Soup 2/25/24)

2/25/2024
29:13 Reflecting on the Evolution of Elimination Chamber 39:23 The Didgeridome and the Pre-Show Match 40:32 The Unexpected Pirate Interference 44:48 The Elimination Chamber Journey 57:17 The New Czech Republic vs Judgment Day 01:10:26 The Grayson Waller Effect 01:19:47 The Men's Elimination Chamber 01:21:08 Drew's Character and Logan Paul's Antics 01:22:09 Wrestling Dynamics and Character Analysis 01:22:32 AJ Styles' Unexpected Actions 01:22:51 Wrestling Heels and Their Characteristics 01:23:46 Humorous Banter and Wrestling Commentary 01:24:07 Random Conversations and Laughter 01:26:36 Wrestling Match Analysis and Predictions 01:26:59 Rhea Ripley vs Nia Jax Analysis 01:28:07 Wrestling Character Development and Future Predictions 01:29:50 Humorous Commentary on Wrestling Characters 01:41:21 Wrestling Show Review and Ratings 01:42:40 Discussion on Future Wrestling Matches - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:11:10

THATS WHAT I HEARD (Wrestling Soup 2/22/24)

2/23/2024
0:00 Introduction and Casual Banter 00:30 Discussing Wrestling Fandom and Fan Culture 01:49 Critique of Wrestling Personalities and Performances 06:28 Analysis of Wrestling Industry and Business Strategies 10:27 Reflecting on Wrestling History and Legacy 13:16 Debate on Current Wrestling Trends and Developments 15:52 Insights on Wrestling Personalities and Their Impact 18:54 Discussion on Wrestling Shows and Events 21:30 Criticism of Wrestling Storylines and Characters 23:56 Speculation on Future Wrestling Scenarios 26:47 Closing Remarks and Show Wrap-up 46:15 Reflecting on Bobby Lashley's Career 47:07 Speculating on LA Knight's Future 48:27 Critiquing Seth Rollins' Performance 49:32 Predicting WrestleMania Outcomes 49:48 Discussing Kevin Owens' Career Slump 50:24 Anticipating LA Knight vs Logan Paul 50:52 Debating LA Knight's Career Trajectory 53:17 Predicting Drew's Victory 55:18 Discussing Austin Theory's Interview Incident 59:29 Reflecting on Howard Stern's Interviews 01:08:06 Analyzing John Cena's Response to Vince McMahon Allegations 01:32:29 Emotional Reactions and Personal Branding in Wrestling 01:33:45 Comparing the Personal Lives and Careers of Sina and Randy Orton 01:35:08 Speculating on the Personalities and Motivations of Wrestlers 01:36:04 The Impact of Personal Choices on Public Image and Career 01:37:04 The Consequences of Scandals in the Wrestling Industry 01:37:18 The Complexity of Public Reactions to Scandals 01:38:23 The Mystery and Speculation Surrounding John Cena's Personal Life 01:39:09 The Potential Impact of Allegations on Wrestlers' Careers 01:40:40 The Role of Public Perception in the Success of Wrestlers 01:41:06 The Impact of Scandals on the Wrestling Video Game Industry 01:42:25 The Influence of Wealth and Affluence on Wrestling Fandom 01:44:56 The Controversy Surrounding Wrestling Journalism 01:47:02 The Role of Social Media in Shaping Public Perception of Wrestlers 01:52:51 The Impact of Injuries on Wrestlers' Careers 01:57:15 The Influence of Income Levels on Wrestling Fandom Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:57:56

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT DEFAMATION? (Black Letter BodySlam 2/9/24)

2/23/2024
Defamation Laws and Wrestling: An Analysis In this episode of Wrestling Soup, the show's 'diabolical lawyer', Jeff Lippmann, provides an in-depth discussion about the concept of defamation, especially in relation to the wrestling world. He explains how defamation is defined under common law, the differences between slander and libel, why free speech is protected, and why proving defamation is more complex than it seems. He dives especially deep into the implications for both public and private figures. Lippmann also implicitly discusses recent wrestling defamation controversies, but without mentioning names to avoid potential legal issues. 00:00 Introduction to Extreme Lawyering 00:55 Understanding Defamation 01:44 Defamation: Slander and Libel 03:14 Defamation: Public Figures vs Private Figures 05:03 Defamation: Proving Damages 05:22 Defamation in the Wrestling Community 10:03 Defamation: The Delicate Dance of Naming Names 11:35 Defamation: Why Suing is Often Not the Answer 11:53 Conclusion: Understanding Defamation in the Wrestling World - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:00:13:40

50,000 REASONS (Wrestling Soup 2/21/24)

2/21/2024
00:00 Introduction and Hosts 00:15 Discussing the Upcoming Wrestling Event 01:18 Predictions for the Elimination Chamber 02:29 Analysis of Women's World Championship 04:05 Debate on Liv Morgan's Role 05:50 Speculations on the Tag Team Championship 06:28 Contemplating Nia Jax Potential Victory 08:02 Possible Surprises at the Perth Event 10:54 Controversy Surrounding Ashley Massaro's Friend 22:35 Billy Jack Haynes' Arrest 24:57 Announcement of Ric Flair's Biopic 25:58 The Rock's Ric Flair Biography: Speculations and Expectations 26:28 The Ric Flair Story: A Critical Perspective 26:45 Casting Choices for the Ric Flair Biography 28:22 The Ric Flair Controversy: A Personal Take 32:21 WWE Rivals and Biographies: A Preview 36:01 The Mandy Rose Controversy: A Discussion 46:25 The Future of Wrestling: AEW and WWE 49:36 Wrapping Up: Final Thoughts and Future Plans - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:00:50:17

MORE GIMMICK THAN HUMAN (Wrestling Soup 2/15/24)

2/18/2024
15:04 Wrestling Soup Podcast Introduction 17:25 Discussion on Andrade's Return to WWE 27:22 Critique of Conrad Thompson's Podcasting Style 39:54 Debate on WWE's Championship Storylines 43:46 Critiquing a Dull Character 44:48 Microwave Bacon and Wrestling Fandom 44:56 Generational Differences in Wrestling Perception 46:53 The Evolution of Wrestlers' Careers 49:08 The Potential of a Financial Bro Influencer Gimmick 52:22 The Struggles of Wrestlers' Career Transitions 52:44 The Impact of Wrestling Commentary 53:01 The Departure of Matt Camp from The Bump 54:57 The Potential of Big E as a Show Host 01:00:59 The Risks and Consequences in Wrestling 01:03:25 The Critique of Sammy Guevara's Wrestling Skills 01:11:06 Tony Khan on AEW's Safety and Harassment Policies 01:26:08 Bruce Pritchard's Response to Vince McMahon's Lawsuit 01:27:40 Discussing Vince's Involvement in Controversies 01:28:02 The Impact of Personal Relationships on Perception 01:28:47 The Problem with Bruce's Take on the Situation 01:29:15 Ronda Rousey's Perspective on the Issue 01:29:32 The Importance of Empathy in Responding to Accusations 01:29:57 The Human Side of Wrestling 01:30:40 The Influence of Vince McMahon on the Wrestling Industry 01:30:54 The Role of Bret Hart in the Wrestling World 01:31:34 The Impact of Narcissism on Morality 01:32:09 Comparing Bruce Pritchard and Bret Hart 01:34:05 Bret Hart's Response to the Controversy 01:34:47 The Impact of the Controversy on Bret Hart's Perception of Vince 01:47:25 The Role of Scott D'Amore in TNA 01:56:26 The Impact of Scott D'Amore's Removal on TNA 01:59:07 The Future of TNA Without Scott D'Amore - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:43:51

ROCK THINKS YOU'RE INBRED or HERPES (Wrestling Soup 2/16/24)

2/17/2024
00:00 Introduction and Weather Chit-Chat 01:17 Discussing the Press Conference and Upcoming Matches 01:58 Reviewing SmackDown and Wrestler Performances 05:45 Speculating on Future Matches and Wrestler Careers 07:20 Analyzing Wrestler Storylines and Character Development 11:44 Debating Potential Outcomes for WrestleMania 18:05 Discussing Commentary Teams and Wrestler Appearances 21:47 Reflecting on Wrestler Careers and Future Prospects 31:06 Discussing Recent Wrestling News and Events 32:09 The Rise and Fall of Billy Jack Haynes 32:48 Billy Jack's Dangerous Reputation and Early Life 33:11 Billy Jack's Wrestling Career and Challenges 33:47 Billy Jack's Decline and Mental Health Issues 35:54 Billy Jack's Relationships and Controversies 36:36 The Downfall and Current State of Billy Jack 40:16 Remembering Other Wrestling Legends 43:56 The Iron Claw: A Look at the Von Eric Family 48:09 The Future of Wrestling: Potential Matchups and Speculations 50:27 The Impact of Wrestling on Fans and Society 52:02 Concluding Thoughts on the Wrestling Industry - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:01:35

JUST A HORSE SHOW (Wrestling Soup 2/8/24)

2/10/2024
In a candid conversation about pro wrestling, hosts Anthony and Joe scrutinize WWE storylines like the purported clash between Cody and Roman at WrestleMania, the dismissal of Scott D'Amore from TNA, and the subsequent leadership changes. They also examine the personas and performances of wrestling stars like Seth Rollins, Jon Moxley, and Roman Reigns amid cheerful speculation around WWE wrestlers joining AEW. Wrestling journalism, particularly Nick Hausman's editorial decisions, are criticized. Off-the-script topics like Drake-related issues are also discussed, promising a hearty blend of humor and keen insight for both die-hard wrestling fans and casual enthusiasts. 00:00 Introduction 00:00 Understanding Wrestling: The Art of Storytelling 00:41 The Business Side of Wrestling 01:18 The Evolution of Wrestling: From Traditional to Modern 01:33 The Impact of New Management on WWE 02:12 The Future of Wrestling: Catching Up with Boxing 02:28 The Role of Sponsorship in Wrestling 03:34 The Influence of Triple H on WWE 03:59 The Uncertainty of Wrestling Business 04:51 The Misconceptions about WWE's New Owners 05:49 The Perception of Billionaires in Wrestling 06:16 The Loyalty of Wrestling Fans 06:30 The Controversy Surrounding Vince McMahon 07:50 The Misunderstanding of Wrestling's Future 09:09 The Impact of Talent on Wrestling's Success 09:36 The Downfall of Vince McMahon 12:03 The Controversy Surrounding Johnny Ace 14:29 The Future of WWE with New Management 17:16 The Arrival of Sasha Banks in AEW 19:55 The Criticism of Wrestling Journalists 30:29 The Impact of Scott DeMore's Exit from TNA 48:11 Discussing Controversial Topics in Entertainment 48:17 The Aaron Rogers and Jimmy Kimmel Controversy 49:27 The Role of Public Figures in Society 49:40 The Difference Between Nick Hosman and Aaron Rodgers 50:27 Interacting with the Audience: Live Chatroom Discussion 51:16 The Impact of Wrestling Journalism 52:34 The Consequences of Misinformation in Journalism 53:53 The Challenges of Social Media and Public Relations 55:19 The Role of Nick Hausman in Wrestling Journalism 56:58 The Future of Wrestling: Predictions and Speculations 01:20:18 The Impact of Drake's Video Leak 01:28:40 The Future of Wrestling Soup: Upcoming Events and Shows - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:28:20

TNA's NEW FUTURE or THE ROCK's OLD ONE (Wrestling Soup 2/7/24)

2/8/2024
Anthony Thomas and Kevin Castle dive into in-depth discussions about the latest happenings in professional wrestling. In this episode, topics include the termination of Scott D’Amore from TNA, potential futures for the likes of Cody, The Rock and Roman Reigns in WWE, and speculation regarding AEW's potential new hires including Okada and Mercedes Monet. They also examine the significance of social media following in talent acquisition, ponder about the mystery figure in NXT, and look forward to the announced press conference from AEW. 00:00 Introduction and Hosts' Greetings 00:09 Discussing the Latest Wrestling News 00:24 Scott D'Amore's Departure from TNA 00:59 TNA's New Leadership and Future 02:08 Speculations on TNA's Strategic Decisions 02:53 Pronunciation Fun: Anthony Chikioni's Name 03:56 Questionable Journalism in Wrestling Community 05:19 The Impact of Social Media on Wrestling News 05:55 The Intricacies of Wrestling Industry Politics 07:28 The Controversy Surrounding Scott D'Amore's Firing 14:04 The Role of The Rock in the Wrestling World 17:42 The Future of WWE: Cody Rhodes vs. Roman Reigns 29:56 Deep Dive into the Bloodline Storyline 31:02 Potential Matchups: Cody vs Roman 31:27 The Legacy of Hulk Hogan 32:30 The Impact of Social Media on Wrestling 34:24 Press Conference Speculations 35:33 The Future of CM Punk 37:07 AEW's Big Announcement 48:04 The Future of Camille and Okada 50:56 Wrapping Up and Looking Forward - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:00:49:29

JERI-BOWIE PLAYS THE WEEKEND or COMMENTARY SHAKE-UP (Wrestling Soup 2/1/24)

2/5/2024
00:00 Introduction and Casual Banter 00:09 Discussion on Wrestling Rankings and Controversies 00:27 Debate on Wrestler's Personal Lives and Scandals 01:26 Speculation on Vince McMahon's Scandals 03:24 Critique on Naomi's Return to WWE 05:17 Analysis of Wrestling Industry's Current State 07:40 Reflection on Personal Experiences and Observations 13:07 Review of Chris Jericho's Performance 15:28 Satirical Commentary on Chris Jericho's Cruise 17:59 Continued Discussion on Chris Jericho's Performance 20:26 Closing Remarks and Future Predictions 27:09 Speculating on Trish Jericho's Next Move 27:49 Discussing John Moxley's Alleged Substance Abuse 28:17 Wardlow's Injury and His Future in Wrestling 29:02 Critiquing Wardlow's Grammar and Potential 29:31 The Fragility of Wrestlers and Fan Reactions 30:01 Blocked by Dave Meltzer: A Twitter Tale 30:45 Debating Dave Meltzer's Wrestling Opinions 31:19 Tony Khan's Big Announcement: Speculations 31:50 Potential Arrival of Mercedes Monet in AEW 34:06 Discussing the Impact of Edge's Arrival in AEW 40:27 The Decline of AEW and Its Fan Base 47:16 Changes in WWE's Commentary Teams 51:42 Corey Graves' Role in WWE and Future Prospects 57:48 Discussing a Wrestler's Popularity and Potential 01:00:24 Analyzing Wrestling Styles and Fan Connection 01:02:15 Debate on Wrestling Skills and Audience Engagement 01:03:40 Speculating on Alternate Wrestling Histories 01:05:27 Reflecting on Wrestling Careers and Impact 01:05:31 Addressing Recent Wrestling Controversies 01:06:03 Analyzing the Impact of Injuries in Wrestling 01:17:05 Discussing the Future of Wrestling and Potential Scandals 01:35:02 Reflecting on the Impact of Scandals on Wrestling Families 01:38:54 Closing Remarks and Show Sign Off - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:27:31

VINCE MCMAHON NDA: CIVIL OR CRIMINAL? (BLBS 1/26/24)

2/2/2024
WWE Lawsuit Analysis: Vince McMahon, NDAs, and Legal Responsibilities In this podcast, lawyer, Jeff Lippman delves into the recent lawsuit involving WWE and Vince McMahon, discussing numerous aspects like the implications of the lawsuit, the NDAs involved, the potential fallout, and the individuals touched by the allegations. He further provides analysis about WWE's company culture, its impact on future legal action, and how other entities like TKO and Endeavor might be influenced. He also touches upon the wider societal context, like the relevance of wrestling media in such situations. 00:01 Introduction and Context 00:26 The Lawsuit and Its Timing 01:36 The Nature of the Allegations 02:54 The Legal Implications and Potential Criminal Charges 10:31 The Role of NDAs in the Case 12:21 The Potential Impact on WWE and TKO 15:39 The Likely Outcome and Settlement 20:44 Final Thoughts and Reflections - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:00:22:05

THE WRESTLING WORLD REACTS (Wrestling Soup 1/31/24)

2/1/2024
Anthony Thomas and Kevin Castle bring a deep exploration of the recent developments and brewing controversies in the world of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). They dissect the unexpected Royal Rumble results, the implications of Vince McMahon's exit, and the allegations posed against him which put his legacy at stake. The duo also delve into the power dynamics and role played by McMahon within WWE. The discussion encompasses Triple H's management of tricky situations and the ramifications for the future of WWE including its announcing teams, amidst the recent company resignations and circulating media controversies. 00:00 Introduction and Hosts' Greetings 00:06 Post-Royal Rumble Discussion 00:31 Analysis of Cody's Big Win 00:48 Predictions and Surprises in the Royal Rumble 01:17 The Element of Surprise in Wrestling 01:32 Royal Rumble Match Structure and Duration 01:49 Surprising Appearances in the Women's Royal Rumble 02:03 Discussion on Jordan Grace's Performance 02:22 Audience Reaction and Acoustics at the Venue 03:54 Bailey's Win and Future Predictions 04:27 Men's Royal Rumble Highlights 05:08 Changes in WWE's Commentary Team 10:06 Discussion on Vince McMahon's Scandal 12:03 Impact of Scandal on Wrestling Community 15:01 Speculations on Future of WWE 37:50 Discussing Vince McMahon's Controversial Legacy 38:07 Analyzing Eric Bischoff's Perspective 38:30 Comparing McMahon to Other Wrestling Figures 41:00 Reflecting on McMahon's Impact on Wrestling 42:11 Debating McMahon's Business Practices 43:57 Unpacking McMahon's Alleged Misconduct 46:57 Questioning the Role of Other WWE Figures 48:11 Exploring the Impact on Wrestling Fans 49:41 Considering the Future of WWE 53:53 Final Thoughts on McMahon's Legacy - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:13:28

VINCE MCMAHON: ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY (Wrestling Soup 1/25/24)

1/30/2024
Unmasking Wrestling's Dark Side: Vince McMahon Scandals and WWE's Future 00:07 Introduction and Initial Banter 01:19 Discussion on Vince McMahon Controversy 03:29 Deep Dive into the Lawsuit Details 04:46 Analyzing the Impact on WWE 06:11 Exploring the Victim's Perspective 07:28 Unveiling the Dark Side of WWE 08:14 The Role of Other WWE Executives 09:05 Impact on Other WWE Stars 10:48 Reactions and Speculations 13:02 Reflections and Conclusions 44:03 The Dark Side of Internet Fame 44:20 The Unseen Consequences of Viral Videos 45:00 The Disturbing Reality of Exploitation in Entertainment 45:50 Questioning the Credibility of Shocking Allegations 46:20 The Corrupting Influence of Wealth and Power 46:55 The Unsettling Normalization of Depravity 47:49 The Struggle to Understand the Unthinkable 48:20 The Fear and Silence of Witnesses 49:11 The Hypocrisy of WWE's Public Image 49:42 The Power of Non-Disclosure Agreements 50:06 The Unmasking of the Rich and Powerful 52:36 The Impact on Family and Relationships 54:55 The Lingering Effects of Trauma 54:55 The Dehumanizing Nature of Control 56:46 The Unraveling of a Dark Secret 01:00:00 The Potential Fallout for WWE and TKO 01:29:50 The McMahon Family Drama 01:30:03 Stephanie McMahon's Burden 01:31:13 The McMahon Company's Transformation 01:31:34 The Papa John's Analogy 01:32:30 Family Denial and Coping Mechanisms 01:34:01 The Possibility of Stephanie Leaking Information 01:34:31 The Impact of the Scandal on WWE's Future 01:36:40 The Santa Claus Analogy 01:40:22 The Impact on WWE's Talent 01:43:54 The Potential Fallout for WWE 01:45:32 The Role of Guilt by Association 01:47:34 The Future of WWE 01:52:28 The Impact on WWE's Momentum 01:56:27 The Role of Wrestling Podcasts 02:01:21 The Final Thoughts - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:44:09

VINCE MCMAHON NO MORE (Wrestling Soup 1/26/24)

1/29/2024
00:00 Introduction to Wrestling Soup 00:03 The Shocking News of Vince McMahon's Firing 00:11 Speculations and Reactions to McMahon's Departure 00:26 Personal Experiences of Hearing the News 01:33 Comparing McMahon's Departure to Other Major Wrestling Events 02:39 The Impact of McMahon's Actions on WWE's Reputation 03:50 The Complex Legacy of Vince McMahon 05:44 The Legal Implications and Public Response to McMahon's Actions 10:44 McMahon's Resignation and Financial Consequences 22:27 The Future of WWE Without Vince McMahon 33:32 The Struggles of Understanding People 33:56 The Impact of Childhood Trauma 34:23 The Dark Side of Fame: Vince's Story 34:50 The Ugly Truth: Vince's Scandal 34:56 The Brock Lesnar Controversy 36:00 The Disturbing Details of Vince's Actions 37:52 The Unsettling Reality of Vince's Behavior 38:44 The Impact on WWE and Its Stars 40:51 The Role of Money and Power in the Scandal 42:41 The Future of WWE in the Wake of the Scandal 44:12 The Potential Consequences for Vince 46:08 The Impact on the Wrestling Community 47:50 The Future of Wrestling Shows on Netflix 48:58 The Final Thoughts on the Scandal - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:00:58:32

WWE ROYAL RUMBLE 2024 POST SHOW or I DON'T AVAILABLE (Wrestling Soup 1/27/24)

1/28/2024
This comprehensive review sheds light on the various surprising moments and standout moments of the WWE Royal Rumble 2022. The critique extends to both men's and women's matches, with special focus on wrestlers like Logan Paul, Jay Uso, Dominic Mysterio, Bobby Lashley, and Ludwig Kaiser. Specific concerns were expressed over Roman Reigns's bout. There's also a forward-looking analysis of potential future directions, WrestleMania headlines and possible storylines. Adding a dash of controversy is the surprising news surrounding Vince McMahon. 00:00 Introduction and Hosts 00:07 Discussing the Royal Rumble 00:51 Critiquing the Show's Pacing 01:13 Debate on Women's Rumble 01:35 Analyzing the Men's Rumble 02:54 Predictions and Expectations 03:50 Dissecting the Matches 09:10 Speculating on Future Storylines 09:12 Breaking Down the Women's Royal Rumble 40:16 Discussing the Universal Championship Match 42:07 Wrestling Match Review: Roman Reigns vs. Others 43:00 Wrestling Match Review: Logan Paul vs. Kevin Owens 44:06 Wrestling Match Review: Austin Theory's Performance 47:19 Wrestling Match Review: Authors of Pain's Performance 49:12 Wrestling Match Review: Men's Royal Rumble 01:12:16 Wrestling Match Review: Cody Rhodes' Performance 01:13:31 Wrestling Match Review: Bronson Reed's Performance 01:13:40 Wrestling Match Review: Kofi Kingston's Performance 01:16:36 Wrestling Match Review: Gunther's Performance 01:21:24 Discussing Personal Spending Habits 01:21:42 The Importance of Effort in Relationships 01:21:55 Appreciating the Skills of Gunther 01:22:23 The Impact of Physical Fitness in Wrestling 01:23:06 The Downfall of Keith Lee 01:23:38 The Rise of Gunther 01:24:06 The Impressive Performance of Ivar 01:25:44 The Potential of Bron Breaker 01:26:30 The Limitations of Omas 01:27:52 The Intriguing Appearance of JD McDonough 01:39:35 The Return of CM Punk 01:44:13 The Unexpected Victory of Cody Rhodes 01:46:30 The Future of CM Punk - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:02:01:34

THE ROYALIST OF RUMBLES PREDICTION SHOW (Wrestling Soup 1/26/24)

1/26/2024
In this episode of Wrestling Soup, hosts Anthony Thomas and Joe Numbers dive into an in-depth discussion about the 2024 Royal Rumble extravaganza held in St. Petersburg, Florida. They cover the list of wrestlers appearing in the grand event, make predictions about potential surprise entrants, and explore possible winners. They also discuss the potential implications of the wrestling event's sponsorships, analyze a fatal four-way match for the WWE Universal Championship, and ponder on the upcoming singles match between Logan Paul and Kevin Owens for the WWE United States Championship. 00:00 Introduction and Show Start 00:26 Royal Rumble 2024 Discussion 02:15 Wrestler Injuries and Comebacks 06:07 Royal Rumble Predictions and Speculations 07:24 Wrestling Politics and Strategies 08:42 Wrestler Character Analysis 10:44 Wrestling Show Dynamics 12:43 Wrestler Career Trajectories 14:36 Royal Rumble Match Predictions 16:28 Wrestling Industry Insights 25:44 Discussing the Women's Royal Rumble Match 27:31 Speculating on Potential Surprise Entrants 28:06 Debate on AJ Lee's Possible Return 40:47 The Impact of Sponsorships on Wrestling 44:12 Analyzing the Logan Paul vs Kevin Owens Match 52:45 Wrapping Up the Royal Rumble Discussion - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:00:53:51

JEFF LIPPMAN CAKE STOMPS N.D.A's

1/25/2024
Continuing on from TM's, Jeff dives deeper into NDA's like a fat kid with a golden ticket. With all the latest news on Non-Disclosure Agreements in wrestling, we've decided to drop a bonus episode to have our in-house legal expert, Jeff, to help explain what you need to know about NDA's in professional wrestling. Are all NDA's necessarily bad? What reasons would organizations need confidentiality agreements? - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:00:32:15

JEFF LIPPMAN EVISCERATES N.D.A's (original air-date 1/4/24)

1/24/2024
With all the latest news on Non-Disclosure Agreements in wrestling, we've decided to drop a bonus episode to have our in-house legal expert, Jeff, to help explain what you need to know about NDA's in professional wrestling. Are all NDA's necessarily bad? What reasons would organizations need confidentiality agreements? Tap in to find out! - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:00:18:04

THE FALSE HOOK or MAGA WARRIOR (Wrestling Soup 1/18/24)

1/22/2024
An intense discussion revolving around the contemporary state of wrestling, specifically AEW (All Elite Wrestling) and WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). The talk features profound critique of AEW's talent management, controversial matches, grappling with personal safety issues and the current state of wrestling fandom. Topics encompass Mandy Rose's anticipated return, speculation on Jim Ross's contract extension, the growth of TNA in Africa, and a unique hypothetical scenario regarding South African wrestling. Controversial figures such as Ultimate Warrior, and their percieved involvement in wrestling IN 2024, are also discussed. The conversation concludes with an announcement for the next episode. 00:00 Introduction and Initial Rant 00:31 Experiencing COVID-19 Symptoms 01:05 The Bizarre Taste Phenomenon 01:32 COVID-19: A Practical Joke? 02:17 The Unpredictable Nature of COVID Symptoms 03:14 COVID Conspiracy Theories 03:24 The Randomizer of COVID Symptoms 03:34 Comparing COVID Experiences 04:46 The Evolution of COVID Variants 05:19 The Struggle with Recurring COVID 05:26 The Unpredictability of COVID Symptoms 05:46 The Absurdity of COVID Symptoms 06:21 The Wrestling Match: Samoa Joe vs Hook 08:43 The Aftermath of the Match 14:35 The Controversy of the Match 24:01 The Future of Hook in Wrestling 26:21 The Lack of Improvement in Hook's Wrestling 34:25 The Struggles of Exposure and Motivation in Wrestling 35:13 Critique of Wrestling Promotion and Management 35:38 The Impact of Fan Influence and Nepotism in Wrestling 36:10 The Controversy of Match Decisions 36:34 The Role of Wrestlers in Defending the Company 37:02 The Hidden Side of Wrestling Personalities 38:16 The Dilemma of Being a Heel in Wrestling 41:30 The Reality of Wrestling Fandom and Media Handling 42:40 The Impact of Wrestling Controversies on Talent 49:14 The Downfall of AEW and the Rise of WWE 55:19 The Toxicity of Wrestling Fandom 57:48 The Impact of Personal Life on Wrestling Careers 01:10:50 Crazy Steve's Unexpected Victory 01:11:11 The Inaugural African Title 01:11:53 The Unlikely Candidates for the African Title 01:13:39 The Future of Jim Ross in AEW 01:23:32 Hulk Hogan's Heroic Act 01:26:50 Ultimate Warrior's Controversial Views 01:29:46 Remembering the Ultimate Warrior's Promos 01:33:30 The Ultimate Warrior's Potential Impact on Today's Society - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:29:29

WRESTLING FAMILIES or MANAGER vs. VALET? (Wrestling Soup 1/17/24)

1/19/2024
Topics include discussions on the success of wrestling film 'Iron Claw', analyzing characters, plot, family dynamics, and impact on the wrestling scene. Attention is given to the evolution of wrestling, changes in fan behaviors, and effect on wrestling databases. The hosts delve into shifting roles of wrestlers, with highlights from a range of personalities, from Damien Priest's drive leading to Judgement Day's success to the speculated comebacks of Sasha Banks and Bayley. Contemplations on the new standing of valets like Scarlett and managers like Paul Heyman are discussed along with the significant repositioning of wrestlers in various roles. Experts also provide in-depth commentary on Dana Brooke's role in WWE and Bailey's performance trend, concluding with previews of their upcoming shows. 00:01 Introduction and Initial Discussion 00:16 Box Office Success of Iron Claw 00:34 Personal Experience Watching the Movie 00:55 Reminiscing About Past Movie Experiences 01:10 The Movie Theater Experience 01:20 Reflecting on the Movie's Impact 01:56 Discussing the Movie's Reviews 02:10 Analyzing the Movie's Plot and Scenes 02:30 The Movie Theater Experience: Part 2 02:57 Discussing the Movie's Audience 04:35 Reflecting on the Movie's Characters 06:12 Discussing the Movie's Depiction of the Von Erich Family 07:18 Reflecting on Personal Connection to the Von Erich Family 07:36 Discussing the Movie's Portrayal of the Parents 10:06 Reflecting on the Movie's Impact: Part 2 12:38 Discussing the Movie's Ending 13:55 Reflecting on the Movie's Depiction of the Von Erich Family: Part 2 19:56 Discussing Potential Future Wrestling Family Movies 25:53 Discussing the Impact of Mike Graham and the Guerrero's 26:09 The Influence of the Von Erks and Their Global Reach 26:30 The Guerrero's Impact on Regional Wrestling 26:47 The Stereotypes and Depictions in Wrestling 27:50 The Legacy of the Guerrero Family 27:58 Potential Wrestling Families for Future Series 28:34 The Tragic Stories in Wrestling Families 28:49 The Role of Entertainment in Wrestling 29:13 The Potential for a Series on the Samoans 29:29 The Impact of A24 on Wrestling Films 30:43 The Influence of Wrestling Families 33:29 The Impact of Fan Opinions on Wrestling 35:32 The Role of Ratings in Wrestling 43:20 The Impact of Wrestling Factions 44:27 The Role of R-Truth in Wrestling 49:05 The Importance of Partnerships in Wrestling 49:47 Discussing Wrestling Characters and Confidence 50:17 Debating the Careers of Deanna Parrazzo and Dana Brooke 50:46 Reflecting on Dana Brooke's Struggles and Future 53:43 Analyzing the Role of Managers and Valets in Wrestling 57:01 Speculating on the Return of Sasha Banks and Bailey 01:03:53 Discussing the Roles of Scarlett and Paul Ellering 01:12:03 Wrapping Up and Looking Forward - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:13:58

CRAZZY STRONG or CRAZZY ROD? (Frank & Gus 1/16/24)

1/18/2024
-00:00 Nightclub The Band; Unfortunate Names 00:00 Insider Trading in Wrestling 01:05 Politics and Wrestling: The Trump Connection 02:13 Wrestling Legends: Where Are They Now? 02:52 Trump's Impact on Pop Culture 05:41 Trump's Influence in the Wrestling World 07:04 The Undertaker: A Wrestling Icon 26:05 The Evolution of Stephanie McMahon 32:09 Debating Talent in Wrestling 32:45 Impact of Personal Circumstances on Performance 33:15 The Dunning-Kruger Effect in Wrestling 34:06 The Role of the Corporation in Wrestling 34:35 The Role of Persistence in Wrestling Success 35:50 The Impact of Negativity on Performance 36:22 The Importance of Image in Wrestling 44:34 The Impact of Cosplay in Wrestling 46:05 The Importance of Professionalism in Wrestling 48:02 The Role of Age and Experience in Wrestling 49:03 The Impact of Physical Fitness on Performance 00:27 The Role of Character in Wrestling 51:00 The Importance of Audience Engagement in Wrestling 52:41 The Impact of Personal Style on Performance 53:52 The Role of Gender in Wrestling 55:10 The Importance of Authenticity in Wrestling 56:22 The Impact of Teamwork on Performance 58:34 The Role of Individuality in Wrestling ** (time correction) 1:04:27 Flippy Guys vs Little People Selling 1:07:04 Giving Grace props and Recognition for Easing Back Off the Gas 1:07:41 Trinity Leaving TNA, Onto WWE? 1:10:10 How Joe's LazyBoy Chair is Like Roderick Strong 1:11:39 Crazzy Steve & Roderick Strong as a Tag Team 1:14:11 Jumping Jungle Jack Perry Heimer Schmidt Joins NJPW Tears Up AEW Contract 1:19:06 Powerhouse Hobbs Defends Tony's Actions - Support Wrestling Soup on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/wrestlingsoup SOCIAL CHANNELS ʕ̡̢̡ʘ̅͟͜͡ʘ̲̅ʔ̢̡̢ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WrestlingSoup Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wrestlingsoup/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WrestlingSoup/ Discord Channel: https://discord.gg/wrestlingsoup :shirt: PRO WRESLTING TEES STORE :shirt: /(=✪ x ✪=)\ https://www.prowrestlingtees.com/wrestlingsoup Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/wrestling-soup--1425249/support.

Duration:01:24:59