A1 Podcast: Backlash Preview, PWI 500, and Paige Leaves WWE

Better late than never! It's a busy week with the upcoming Backlash PPV. The original trio of Norko, Jarret, and Seth return to give a rundown of all the known matches. Will we see the crowning of AJ Styles as the new World Heavyweight Champion? Or will Dean Ambrose retain? In other wrestling news, Pro Wrestling Illustrated has released their annual PWI 500 list. The kayfabed list of the 500 greatest wrestlers in the world always sparks controversy every year, and this year is no exception ...continue reading

A1 Podcast: New Universal Champ!

It's a news-filled week here for The A1 Podcast, and Norko, Josh, Jarret, and Seth are here to tackle it all! On Monday Kevin Owens because the second ever WWE Universal Champion, and seemingly formed an alliance with HHH. Is WWE really wunning with KO on top? Or is this another transition? In breaking news, the panel discusses the imminent departure of Alberto Del Rio. What is next for ADR, and where could he be headed? On top of that, The Miz cut a very controversial promo on Daniel Bryan ...continue reading

A1 Podcast Episode 259: Halloween Special – A Look At The Undertaker

WWE had a better than usual PPV effort in Hell In A Cell this past Sunday. Norko, Seth, and Jarret are here to thoroughly run down the show with thoughts on all the matches and storylines, including the closing angle involving Undertaker and The Wyatt Family. They also talk the "double juicing" that happened in the main event match between 'Taker and BA-RACK LESNARRR. Did blood add to the match? Or was it not needed? Then, in a special Halloween themed Prime Cut, the panel look at the 30 year ...continue reading

Samoa Joe Is Another Example Of The Changing Landscape

Samoa Joe made his first post-TNA appearance at ROH's 13th Anniversary show this past Sunday Night. Naturally the crowd was very enthusiastic, giving Joe a rousing welcome. On top of that, there was the usual "F--- TNA" chant that seems to be so prevalent on independent shows featuring former TNA Talent. I've read all sorts of claims that Joe should be "paid what he's worth" and that it's a slap in the face to a man who had been part of the backbone of the company for ten years. I don't think ...continue reading

The Year Of El Patron?

2015 may be The Year of Alberto El Patron. As reported by Mike Johnson of PWInsider, the former Alberto Del Rio may be TNA bound in January of 2015. This is on top of reports that he may be appearing for both Lucha Underground in America, and AAA for Mexico. Given the common nature of today's companies, this seems like an unusual position for the former WWE Champion. TNA, like WWE, usually has most of their talent under exclusive contracts. This means they cannot appear for another promotion, ...continue reading

House Of Hardcore VII

Greetings all! House Of Hardcore VII aired on iPPV this past Saturday night. If you heard last week's A1 Podcast you heard our interview with the impeccable Vic Travagliante about the show. If you haven't, the link is below. Go ahead and check it out, I'll wait. All done? Good. First off, let me give a few disclaimers before this review: 1. I was never a major fan of the original ECW. That is not a knock on the company, just a statement that it wasn't my cup of tea at that point in ...continue reading

A1 Podcast Episode 207: Survivor Series Preview

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In this week’s episode, the panel gives a a full preview for each of the THREE WHOLE MATCHES announced for Survivor Series. We also talk Jim Ross doing the Play By Play for New Japan’s WrestleKingdom 9 PPF in January. … Continue reading

A1 Episode 193: SummerSlam

We talk the sudden release of Alberto Del Rio, and give a match by match preview of Summerslam. Jarret talks to Josh Hammerstein of Premiere Championship Wrestling. Finally for Pop Culture we have quick reviews of Guardians Of The Galaxy and Expendables III. Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 193 iTunes Page - https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-a1-wrestling-com-podcast/id434430895 ...continue reading

A1 Podcast Episode 167: Not So Perfect

One this weeks episode, we investigate the rumored unhappiness of two prominent WWE wrestlers in Alberto Del Rio and Randy Orton. We also talk HHH, and remember Kerry Von Erich and Curt Hennig. Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 167 iTunes Page - https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-a1-wrestling-com-podcast/id434430895 ...continue reading