Episode 389: Maine Street Posse

Matt and Kevin are back on Tuesday Nights with another episode. Kevin is a bit sleepy from celebrating the Jets victory last night but the boys plow on. They talk about WrestlePro from this past weekend and then dive into Monday Night Raw. They weight the faces and heels on the Raw brand. Matt watched Impact, Impact vs UK, and ROH TV so he has a lot to talk about….

Episode 388: Thursday RAW Thursday

Bonus show this week as Matt and Kevin are at the Brown Bar Pub in West Orange. Matt has to talk about Monday Night Raw and the Shawn Michaels/Undertaker Stuff. Talk turns to Kevin Owens and Bobby Lashley briefly before Kevin brings it back around to HBK/Taker and what it would take for Matt to actually enjoy the match. They discuss dusting off Legends, The Rock, Wrestlemania, some Smackdown, who…

Episode 387: Laboring Day

The boys are back for a laborious Labor Day celebration! They discuss their trip to Chicago for All In Weekend including thoughts on the card and the shenanigans that ensued! Plus, there’s coverage of a new, awful WWE Top 10 list, as well as coverage of the PWI 500 Top Ten. Back to work! Back to school! Take the Wizards with you! Don’t forget to buy a pink and black…

Episode 386: ALL IN……our backyards

The Summer Schedule continues to screw with us. A last minute change forces us to the Brown Bear Pub in West Orange to record our latest episode. Matt and Kevin talk about action figures, name drop, and what happened on last week’s Raw and Smackdown. Matt watched Lucha Underground, NXT, Impact and Triplemania. Conversation turns towards the idea of The Bullet Club/Elite heading to Impact possibly. We talk about ALL…

Episode 385: Wrestling

It’s a wrestling weekend recap from Studio A! Matt, Kevin and Tony discuss everything happening at SummerSlam and NXT Brooklyn, with match-by-match insight the way the Wizards bring it to you. What was up with Ronda’s makeup and hair? Why did Braun Strowman have to be at ringside? Was Baron Corbin worth the wrath of the demon? Was Becky happy for her friend, Charlotte? What’s been more done in wrestling,…

Episode 384: Don’t Shake The Dick Hand

Monday Shows are fun. Circumstances beyond our control changed the original plans for this episode, but Kevin showed up early and we banged out a show for you. We cover the loss of Jim “The Anvil’ Neidhart, recall our favorite memories and go down this strange rabbit hole where we talk about Hero’s of Wrestling, ECW and more strange stuff. We cover MSG selling out for ROH/NJPW, talk a little…

Episode 383: Bazza and Tony, Ball Brothers

Tony takes his yearly trip to Spain, and that means one thing: it’s time for a show with your favorite bloke from London, Bazza Smith! Of course, what’s a live show at 6AM East without some discussion of what’s happening on the British wrestling scene? The saga of Sam Adonis and inappropriate comments sparks conversation about outrage and forgiveness. A story that is some six years old comes to light…

Episode 382: Frantik Juice

The Summer Schedule continues and we give you another Monday Night Show. Kevin and Matt talk about last weeks Monday Night Raw, Brock Lesnar and a variety of other things. Including if Kurt Angle is a Top 10 WWE Superstar. We are joined on the phone line by Chikara Pro wrestler Frantik who spends about 20 minutes yelling at Matt and Kevin. He also talks about King of Trios and…

Episode 381: Kasey Catal and Brandon Kirk

Studio B is the place, and we are in your face. Kasey Catal and Brandon Kirk were in studio and it was a glorious time. We talk about the process of picking your entrance music, CZW, Death Matches, being on Monday Night Raw, where to buy jeans, how to keep them so white, being a female in wrestling and so much more. It’s a fun time and a super fun…

Episode 380: Heavy Metal Maniac and His First Three Weeks

The Two Man Group is back! Tony and Kevin discuss the upcoming all women PPV WWE Evolution, including their first thoughts on the announcement, along with some thoughts on long-term booking. Then, there’s in-depth coverage of Impact Slammiversary as well. In the Main Event, all the way from Hawaii, the Metal Maniac joins the show with the story of his introduction to the wrestling business and the beginning of his…

Episode 379: Silkin Stalkings

The boys are back to talk about huge news in the world of Ring of Honor, as they will debut at MSG during Mania weekend. And what better way to discuss this momentous occasion than to be joined by Cary Silkin, former owner and current ambassador of Ring of Honor. The boys also clean up Extreme Rules and discuss crowd reactions, and a bit of the follow up of Raw….

Episode 378: Kevin Gill and Matt Macintosh, Two Bad OGs

The Two Man Group is back in Studio A! Despite not watching NJPW at the Cow Palace (or a lot of it, anyway) the guys welcome friend of the show Kevin Gill to give us the 411 on all the happenings of the show. KG offers plenty of behind-the-scenes insight as well as his perspective on the show and some of the standout talent. Later in the show, the “Bad…

Episode 377: The Amazing Graysons

Studio B is the place. The Amazing Graysons are in studio and we cover everything under the sun. Talking WrestlePro, NorthEast Wrestling, Chaotic Wrestling, Action Figures, Comic Books and so much more. Its a great time and worth a listen. Sit back, listen and enjoy.

Episode 376: Pie Face

It’s a Studio A party! Tony doesn’t understand the ESPN body worshipping issue, or the Spartan athletes, but Kevin and Matt do their best to explain why Charlotte Flair was involved, and naked. So the conversation moves from Charlotte to Paige, where apparently someone mistook a pie face for a literal pie in the face. Did the man they call Vader deserve more than a graphic on Raw? The guys…

Episode 375: Downside Guarantee

Matt and Kevin are working Summer Hours and give you a Monday Show. They discuss the fallout from Kevin’s Birthday Extravaganza. Talk turns to Money in the Bank and NXT Takeover Chicago. Ring of Honor is on the TV, while we wait for RAW to start. We cover some Impact Wrestling, Lucha Underground and NJPW. We talk about action figures, the G1, WWE Hidden Gems and more. Then they argue…

Episode 374: Kevin’s Birthday Bash!

We celebrate Kevin’s Birthday in style. Ten star studded guests join us to wish Kevin a Happy Birthday. WWE Hall of Fame members Road Warrior Animal, Jeff Jarrett, and Mick Foley. Brutus Beefcake calls from the ER. Big Vito, Simon Diamond and Ryan Wing all call. Comedian Jason Saenz joins us and wrote a song for Kevin. Comedians Candice Eisenberger and KP Burke join the fun. And of course, WWE…

Episode 373: Tony, A Bear, And An Accountant

Tony rides solo against Matt’s wishes and desires. There’s some in-depth analysis of the decision in the case of Dr. Chris Amman vs. CM Punk and the current situation between MSG and WWE. Terrible news regarding Rockin’ Rebel and his wife, Brian Christopher arrested for trying to skip on his hotel bill, and Lio Rush gets the call to 205 Live. Bear Bronson, current CAP Champion, calls in to discuss…

Episode 372: The Gondoliers

The Two Man Group is back for your post-Memorial Day chill out. After copious amounts of weather and holiday banter, Kevin counts down all of the Money in the Bank cash-ins, from worst to best. While the guys try to remember some of them, there’s a general consensus that, for once, WWE actually got one right. They cover some news and notes, including Big Show passing the big man torch…

Episode 371: Fat Nuts

The guys hit up Studio A, and the big news is lots of money. One billion dollars from FOX to the WWE for SmackDown Live rights over five years. What does this mean for the business? We analyze possibilities for the future, all while watching WWE stock skyrocket! We check in on Matt Cappotelli and Tom Magee. Tony watches Lou Thesz vs Ray Gunkel from the Sportatorium in 1951, where…

Episode 370: Daisy Chain

It’s another action-packed episode of the Shining Wizards! The boys talk about All In and which talent brought the fans to the yard, a true sellout in about a half an hour. The Roman Reigns experiment has failed and is over, at least according to Tony. Kevin and Matt believe he’s in a better place moving down to a feud with Jinder. Ronda Rousey doesn’t earn a title shot against…

Episode 369: Chico Santana, World Champion

Tony welcomes Rant EM Radio Hall of Fame Dave “Mega” Powers back to the show. The guys find out you can be arrested in Saudi Arabia for besmirching professional wrestling. Tony brings up the passing of friend of the show Big Bully Busick. There’s plenty of discussion on the direction of Roman Reigns, and some discussion of Backlash and the current WWE in general. Tony researches Indian and Native American…

Episode 368: Tito Santana, Making Towns

The boys are back in Studio A and they’re wreaking havoc and turning wrestling talk upside-down! Once again, Matt professes his love for Nia Jax and Tony says otherwise. Of course, conversation turns to Paige (lol) before the conversation moves to the Greatest Royal Rumble! Where does Titus O’Neil’s slide rank in the history of botches? What else happened to make the show botcheriffic? Kevin felt the need to revisit…

Episode 367: Forza Bruno!

The Two Man Group is back! Kevin and Tony talk about the passing of the Living Legend, Bruno Sammartino, sharing some interviews, stories, facts, and tidbits. There was plenty of spitballing throughout, including some behind the scenes stories. The guys then run the gamut of current stories, including Impact Redemption along with new champions and new title belts, Raw, and the upcoming Greatest Royal Rumble from Saudi Arabia. Zach Ryder…

Episode 366: EC Negro, El Rey, All Day

Studio B is the spot for the latest episode and we are joined by EC Negro. The Pro Wrestling Magic Champion is in studio and we are talking Pro Wrestling and Doing shots of tequila. We talk about his time in Jersey All Pro Wrestling, Chris Candido, Homicide, Louie Ramos and so much more. Plus Now You Create Wrestling, and the April 20th show. We take a bunch of phone…

Episode 365: Tony’s 75th Birthday Bonanza!

Tony celebrates his 75th birthday with a litany of surprise guests, graciously booked by Matt and Kevin (and KP Burke): The Unpredictable JGeorge, Cauliflower Brown, Matthew Ryan Shapiro, Tracy Smothers, Sonny Onoo, Dave Millican, Brian O’Halloran, Eric Bischoff, Coreen and Snowy from Radioactive Metal, “Shinsuke Nakamura” and “Bret Hart.” It was an amazing evening. Plus, the first hour is a bonus show with Kevin and Matt talking the past week…