Episode 558: Rust, Rocco & Timumbula

We got another jam packed show of The Shining Wizards Wrestling Podcast We are joined by Monster Factory Student and Longtime fan Christian Rocco. We go way back to when Christian was in his early teens, now at 21, he’s training to be a professional wrestler at The Monster Factory. We catch up with him, hit him with some trivia, talk about Virgil & have a real fun time. We…

Episode 552: Not America’s Sweetheart

Its Monday Night, You know what that means, The Shining Wizards Wrestling Podcast is back Matt and Kevin kick off the show & briefly catch up with each other. Jon Alba was supposed to join us, but Davienne sent him packing from Limitless Wrestling this weekend & put him out of commission, so she joined us. The Chaotic Wrestling Heavyweight Champion took time out of her busy schedule to talk about…

Episode 547: Mickie James – Empowerrr

Tony’s back from vacation, Matt survived a hellish week at work, Kevin is on the way back from Boston after being stuck there last night, and Kate from Fightful & the Mark Order Podcast is sitting in on this HUGE episode. Wrestling Legend Mickie James joins us to talk all things NWA, NWA Empowerrr & NWA 73. We talk about the process of coming up with the PPV, if it…

Episode 534: The Road Is Bright

It’s Monday Night, You Know What That Means The boys are back with a full episode, we kick things off talking Dark Side of the Ring, Collision in Korea, before talking about the A & E Ultimate Warrior Documentary & who was drafted in the MLW Open Draft We are then joined by New Texas Pro Wrestling Owner, Kiefer Bartek to talk about the upcoming show this weekend, Bomaye. We…

Episode 532: Blood, Guts and Wrestling Talk

Its Monday Night, You Know What That Means The boys are back with another jam packed episode. Tony is ready for the Thunderdome at 9pm, and we have a full show with Mike Speer and Perch the Ref. We come in hot talking about the A & E WWE Biography series. Matt finally got around to the Macho Man and he hated it, plus we dive into the Booker T…

Episode 531: LaGreca’s Pain and Ice Train

We are off and running this week with Busted Open’s Dave LaGreca. Fresh off his ass whipping at Mission Pro Wrestling courtesy of Thunder Rosa. The boys have some fun with Dave, but at the end of the day, Dave did an amazing job with this story, cut a killer promo, and took a beating like a champ. Plus Mission Pro Wrestling got a nice rub. Dave also busts on…

Episode 526: LIST A MANIA

Hot off the ROH 19th Anniversary Show the boys have a ton to talk about, some how they get to talking about what TV shows they watch, poo stories, and a ton of other non wrestling related things. Once they get that out of their systems, its on to picks and the Ring of Honor 19th Anniversary Show. They talk about all the matches, how we did in the picks…

Episode 524: Tracy Williams, Night Moves

The boys are off and rocking on this episode. They start off the show with the usual banter, catch up with each other, and play some strange version of Name That Tune before jumping into some NWA talk before turning our attention to Impact Wrestling, and the monthly Impact Plus Special Sacrifice. They go over the card, the title changes, and what it means for Impact going forward We cover…

Episode 522: We Watch Wrestling with Vince Averill

We had a huge week and wrestling, and so much to talk about. We are joined by Vince Averill, Co Host of the We Watch Wrestling Podcast. We talk about his podcast, stand up comedy, Chicken Sandwiches, NJPW, WWE, NWA, Cat Buttholes  Too Much Wrestling, and a ton of other topics. He’s an awesome guest, and hosts an awesome podcast, we suggest you check it out. After Vince we follow…

Episode 521: Tombstone Jesus

Fresh off of the Elimination Chamber the boys hit the air running on all cylinders One of the boys went perfect with the picks, they cover the show, The Miz cashing in and some NXT news and notes. Matt and Tony jump down the AEW rabbit hole, talking the Women’s Eliminator from Japan last week, AEW Dynamite and the announcement of the Exploding Barbed Wire Match. After the break Kevin…

Episode 520: Sammy The Bull

The boys are back with another exciting episode. They talk about the past week, Valentines Day & such before they jump into the wrestling talk. Tons to cover this week, but we have to tie up some loose ends from last week, The Hulk Hogan theme song debate and the poll on twitter. That takes us into NXT Vengeance Day and another Wizard is perfect with his picks. The boys…

Episode 519: Fat Guys Don’t Fold

Its Monday, You Know What That Means Another episode with the boys, we catch up on the Super Bowl, this and that, then dive into a discussion about Hulk Hogan’s Theme Songs, Real American vs American Made, then Tony hits us with Voodoo Child, its a fun conversation. A brief touch on some NWA news, before we are joined by CW Anderson CW Anderson joins us to talk ECW, NWA,…

Episode 517: Sparks Will Fly Again

It’s Royal Rumble week. Who is Bad Bunny? Matt has zero interest in the event. Tony can’t remember who won it the last few years and Kevin shows brief glimpses of Corporate Kevin. We are joined by Kayla Sparks, who started training at 13 years old, we talk about a variety of topics, from training as a 13 year old to retiring at 17, the Undertaker, The Godfather, the Spice…

Episode 516: Use the Hatch

It’s Monday. You know what that means   Kevin, Matt and Tony are back, we kick off the show with the crowning of the 2020 Shining Wizards Picks Champion. Once the gloating and shit talking is done, we go over some facts from the 2020 Picks, then dive right into Impact’s Hard to Kill. We cover the card from front to back. Whats the next chapter in AEW vs Impact….

Episode 515: Maestro’s Birthday Christmas.

January 11th, 2021, its the Mikko Maestro Birthday Bash Boys are ready to celebrate and kick off the show with Kevin’s Top 5 List of Greatest Royal Rumble Eliminations that DIDN’T win the Rumble. Someone how we get into talking about Shawn Michaels from 1997, and that leads us down an interesting rabbit hole. We are then joined by the special guest Mr Mikko Maestro to celebrate his birthday. We…

Episode 514: Brody King

Its the 1st show of 2021, the boys talk about their New Years celebrations and start to get into the biggest show of the year for NJPW, Wrestle Kingdom 15 before they are joined by ROH Superstar Brody King. The boys talk some NJPW, ROH, God’s Hate, Brodie Lee, Wrestle Kingdom and much more. Its a must listen to episode Coming back from the break the boys finish up Wrestle…

Episode 511: Reindeer Stew – The Mikko Maestro Story

Its a jam packed show, we start hot with the Impact/AEW Show Tuesday night, or shall we say Impact Show with Kenny Omega at the end. The question is raised, did Impact drop the ball with the show itself, we hit on a few Impact topics, including the happenings from Impact Resolution. We are joined by our Finnish friend Mikko Maestro for a bit, covering a range of topics that…

Episode 507: The Wonderful World of the Wizards

No guests lined up tonight, we start the only way we know how, talking about our assholes. This gets us to an awesome story from Kate the Great about her meeting Thunder Rosa. We jump into some Talk N Shop A Mania 2, Impact Turning Point, the Knockouts Tournament and some WWE talk & Zelina Vega & her whole situation before we jump into a break. Coming out we talk…

Episode 505: Lucky 13 & Levin

We are on the road to our 9 Year Anniversary Show. We are talking UWN, NXT UK & NXT Halloween Havoc to start off the show, each of us think the match of the week came from each show, find out which one we all liked. A little Halloween Havoc talk, the UWN title picture, before we hit on some Impact and Who Shot John E Bravo plus the Kylie…

Episode 503: Holla Playa

The boys are joined right out of the gate by WWE Hall of Fame member and Playa Teddy Long. As is with 2020 we have so audio and video issues, but we get through them & talk all things wrestling with Teddy. An amazing interview we highly suggest you check out. The boys then run down the week of pro wrestling, from UWN to the WWE Draft and the brand…

Episode 502: X Division Champ Rohit Raju

This is a Marathon of an Episode. Kicks off with some small talk & we finally put the Kate vs Kevin Can You Beat That feud to bed. It gets a little tense, and emotions run high, but we close it out & move on. Tony watched the UWN, so we talk a little bit about that, then shift to Impact Wrestling prior to taking a break. LSG joins us…

Episode 497: The Von Erichs

The Road to 500 Continues, and we kick off the night with the Fall Out from All Out. We go over our picks, what we loved about the PPV, what we hated, and who we hated. As these talks wind down the MLW Tag Team Champions of the World, Marshall and Ross Von Erich join us from Hawaii. Tons of talk about MLW, Team Filthy, being a Von Erich, wrestling…

Episode 496: Adventures with Dak Draper

Matt & Kevin are joined by Ryan from the Wednesday Night squad as they break down the busy week that was wrestling. WWE Payback is first on the agenda, Ryan doesn’t watch WWE but watched for the 1st time in a while, so he weighs in on the conversation with Matt & Kevin. Is the Fiend Ruined? Do we love Roman now? Ring of Honor’s Dak Draper calls in to…

Episode 494: Thunder Rosa in the Thunderdome

The Boys are back for a jam packed show. We catch up with each other before jumping in to WWE Raw and Raw Underground from last week. This takes us to the Thunderdome, whatever that is. Talks turn to the crazy Sonya Deville situation, and Matt puts his foot in his mouth trying to get his point across. Impact talk is up next, Brian Myers, Wrestle House, oh my. Tony…

Episode 493: Nelly’s 3 Bean Salad

The crew is back for another jam packed episode. Tony had his vacation ruined by the storm, Matt had his week ruined by the storm, and Kevin killed it on twitter during Impact. We talk some BBQ & Salad, before jumping into the week that was wrestling. Marty Jannetty is a topic, as we move on to AEW, and the expectations to sign everyone who is a free agent. Some…