Former UFC World Champion To Wrestle For TNA

Dave Meltzer reports that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett will be wrestling for TNA Impact Wrestling. Barnett made his debut at tonight's tapings, and is expected to feud with Bobby Lashley, another wrestler with a MMA record. Josh Barnett was a student of the late great Billy Robinson, and headlined a Wrestling World show (now called Wrestle Kingdom) for New Japan Pro Wrestling in his debut match. He would go on to wrestle dozens of matches for New Japan in the following years, ...continue reading

Goldberg Returns! TNA Woes!

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 310 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes RSS Feed - A1 Podcast RSS Feed The 10/17 Edition of Monday Night Raw centered around the return of Bill Goldberg to WWE. The A1 Podcast is here to get the reactions to the return, an thoughts on when the mathc will take place, and whether it makes Survivor Series any moere interesting.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydhqoHw3__U Also covered ...continue reading

WWE No Mercy Results, Paige Suspended, TNA Sale News – A1 Podcast Epsidoe 309

Streaming Link courtesy Stitcher - A1 Podcast On Stitcher Direct Link - A1 Podcast Episode 308 iTunes Page - A1 Podcast on iTunes RSS Feed - A1 Podcast RSS Feed WWE No Mercy Results -Curt Hawkins debuted, did not wrestle. Declared his first match will be on Smackdown -The Hype Brothers & American Alpha b. The Ascension & The Vaudvillains when Jason -Jordan pinned Aiden English after a Grand Amplitude -AJ Styles b. John Cena & Dean Ambrose in a Three Way Match by ...continue reading

A1 Podcast: Money In The Bank 2016 Preview

WWE's Money In The Bank PPV is right around the corner. Join Norko, Josh, and Seth give a thorough preview of each match, complete with predictions including who will win the briefcase. In TNA news, Slammiversary happened last Sunday, and resident TNA fanboy Seth gives a review of the show, including the bad and the good. And yes, there was good stuff on the show. Plus, the panel gives their thoughts on the alleged TNA financial situation. All this, plus talk on America's Got Talent, The ...continue reading

A1 Podcast: Freebirds To The Hall Of Fame

After many years of rumors, The Fabulous Freebirds are finally headed to The WWE Hall Of Fame. Join Norko, Josh, and Seth as they reflect on the remarkable career of The Freebirds and share memories. In other WWE news, Roman Reigns had legitimate surgery on his nose last week. Could this affect the WrestleMania main event? And if so, what changes could be made? The panel discusses these questions and look at the lackluster build to WrestleMania. And finally, TNA is looking for investors. ...continue reading

A1 Podcast Episode 269: Business Is About To Pick Up

2016 is kicking off with a bang! In one of the most shocking news stories in a while, WWE is reportedly close to signing AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Karl Anderson, and Doc Gallows. All of whom are top stars in New Japan Pro Wrestling. What could this mean for the future of WWE and New Japan? When will these guys debut? And what can we hope for with their WWE careers. Norko, Josh, and Seth tackle all those questions and more. Wrestle Kingdom 10, New Japan's biggest show of the year, aired ...continue reading

Global Force Wrestling Signs Former TNA World Champion

Global Force Wrestling issued the following press release on their website Nick Aldis joins Global Force Wrestling Former TNA World Heavyweight Champion and UK superstar, Nick Aldis, formerly known as Magnus at TNA Wrestling, has signed on with Global Force Wrestling and will be part of their next GFW Grand Slam Tour live events on July 9 in Wisconsin, July 10 in Pennsylvania, and July 11 in Ohio. He will also be headlining the first ever world television taping on July 24th, in Las Vegas. “I’m ...continue reading

A1 Podcast Episode 238: Thank You, Dusty

The wrestling world lost a true legend in the passing of "The American Dream" Dusty Rhodes. His presence was felt even years after his retirement from the ring. Dusty's talking ability was second to none, and his ability to promote and tell stories helped mold the sport into a national boom period. Norko, Train, Seth, and special guest "DashEight" Dave Maes pay tribute to "The Dream" with special thoughts, memories, and stories about the man. This is a must listen if you are a fan of Dusty. Streaming ...continue reading

A1 Podcast Episode 237: Money In The Bank Preview

It's a LOADED show this week on the A1 Podcast. First off, the panel a preview of WWE Money In The Bank complete with predictions for all the matches known thusfar. Plus, Week 1 of The Wednesday Night Wars is in the books, and both the shows and the viewership are examined. Next, Norko, Seth and Train preview Round 3 of The A1 Cup. There are some very interesting matches in store for this week, and matches are talked about here before they are actually availble to vote upon. Finally, in ...continue reading

A1 Podcast Episode 236: Elimination Chamber Review

WWE Elimination Chamber is in the record books, and the whole crew is here to cover the action. How was the first WWE Exclusive PPV pan out? All the matches and angles are discussed, as we as some of the fallout on Raw. In other news, Destination America has announced they will be airing Ring Of Honor starting this week. What does this mean for TNA, or the industry as a whole? Crazy Train and Norko have a, shall we say "spirited" discussion on the matter. All this and more on another fun-filled ...continue reading