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 up…

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…

AEW Dynamite Post Show 47

Another week in the world of AEW. Kate, Anthony and Matt cover everything in the world of All Elite Wrestling, from the Impact arrivals, to Dynamite and beyond. All topics below are covered. Lots of opinions and great conversation. Impact No Surrender Being the Elite Sammy’s Vlog Women’s Eliminator from Japan, find out who enjoyed this, who didn’t and what they thought of the whole presentation AEW Dark and Impact…

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 518: Beer City Rumble

Hot off the Royal Rumble and stuck inside from the massive snowstorm that was dumped on us, the boys got a lot to talk about. We jump right into the picks, and the 2021 Royal Rumble. Talk about the pre show tag match, Goldberg/Drew, gloss over Sasha/Carmella and get to the Women’s Royal Rumble. Everyone is on the same page with who won, its everything else that creates tons to…

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 513: It’s Monday. You Snow what that means

Its a very powerful and emotional episode. We are fresh off of Christmas and the untimely passing of Jon Huber aka Brodie Lee/Luke Harper. Matt is super emotional and he doesn’t know why, he kinda goes off the rails a bit. He’s done with the cancer in the world of pro wrestling. The boys calm the Fartquake down and share their feelings about Brodie and reflect on his career and…

Episode 512: Moonshine Christmas

Its our Christmas Episode, as best as we can via zoom No presents sadly, but tons of wrestling talk and an excellent guest Indy Superstar Moonshine Mantel joins us to talk Chicago Bulls, SWE, Teddy Long, Ricky Starks, Kevin Sullivan, COVID and much more. Moonshine is going to be a huge star, so keep your eyes on him. After we talk with Moonshine we cover Picks, 1st its Ring of…

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 510: Fully Loaded

Logan Creed, Sledge & Gabby Ortiz All 3 were guests tonight on the show. We are fully loaded, talking about AEW, STING and AEW vs Impact. We are joined by Logan Creed who grew up an NWA fan, and he weights in on the Sting talk. We move to MLW, and what the future holds for the big man, life for a wrestling during a pandemic and more. More AEW…

Episode 509: Wizards Mad Libs

Season 10 Kicks off with a fun show. No guests, just the 3 of us clowns. We catch up with each other, talk a little about Thanksgiving. Tony finds a WWE Mad Libs so we fill that out while Kevin’s basement fills with water. We read the Mad Libs and realize its terrible. Tony watched UWN this week, so we run through that. Kevin watched Impact, and someone how we…

N I N E

Note: we have a cleaned up version now posted. Enjoy! Its the 9 Year Anniversary of The Shining Wizards Wrestling Podcast. We all booked surprise guests to celebrate 9 years and didn’t tell each other who we booked. We started the show with Finlands over Mikko Maestro, followed up by Duke the Dumpster Droese, and Chris Hammrick. We had a little break as the 7:45 guest didn’t call in before…

Episode 501: Mongrovian Movie Star Aron Stevens

The boys are back coming off Episode 500. They quickly catch up with each other before diving into picks and NXT Takeover 31. We talk about the returning superstars, the amazing matches and more about NXT. We start talking AEW before we are rudely interrupted by Francis Wright, who wants to talk tons of nonsense about Iron Maiden & whatever. After the commercial break our surprise guest Aron Stevens calls…

Episode 499: A Very Professional Podcast

Last stop before the 500th episode. Its the first time the boys use Zoom and its an adventure. Danny Limelight joins the boys to talk NJPW Strong, UWN on Fite Tv and much more. Talks turn to AEW, Impact and the UWN show. How does the NWA title fall apart? After the break, A Very Good Professional Wrestler joins the show and we talk some football, winning the Super 8,…

Episode 498: LaGreca Express

The Road to 500 continues with the latest. Matt’s eating pretzels, Kevin watched Impact and Tony watched AEW. Talks turn to Lex Luger & the Lex Express, and some more AEW talk before Dave LaGreca joins us. We bust balls, talk AEW, WWE, Top 80’s songs and much more. Right after Dave, Todd Keneley the play by play man from United Wrestling Network calls in to talk about the big…

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 491: Flyin’ Bryan and Crashin’ Kevin

Kate the Great joins the Two Man Army tonight, so you know there’s plenty of AEW talk. Plenty of coverage goes around concerning the upcoming women’s tag team tournament, Brian Cage and his fake belt, the Jericho cruise and much more. There’s some quick wraparound coverage of New Japan before the crew is joined by Brian Pillman, Jr. We discuss his quick rise to stardom, his matches in AEW, and…

Episode 480: Prince Nana & the Wizards Embassy

We are back with another action packed episode. We talk WWE’s Money in the Bank, and what we thought of the new concept. We cover Shining Wizards Picks, the Money in the Bank Match & more WWE in the first hour. Prince Nana joins us to kick off the second hour, to talk about the book he is working on, the Embassy, the impact of an African American owner in…

Episode 476: Firefly, Florida

The boys are back together, and while the world is in chaos, they bring you your weekly wrestling talk! WWE is designated as “essential” in Florida and they plan on bringing more live shows. Impact taped some shows for the future, AEW keeps moving on, and MLW stretches out its tapings from Mexico. Was it a mistake for Shanya Baszler and Rhea Ripley to come up short at WrestleMania? Who’s…