Adiós, Alberto?

WrestlingInc.com’s Raj Giri Reports Alberto Del Rio Done With WWE Hot on the heels of his wellness policy violation and subsequent 30-day suspension from performing for WWE, news reports on Tuesday indicate the superstar is on his way out of the company when a contract option to walk away comes due on October. Del Rio, who just over two years ago was terminated from WWE…

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Respected Wrestling Journos Befuddled by Raw Segment

It was the most confusing segment in perhaps the 20+ year history of Raw. Preeminent pro wrestling pundits Dave Meltzer and Bryan Alvarez of f4wonline.com were baffled late Monday night as they recapped a segment from WWE Raw involving one of their longtime targets, Stephanie McMahon, and Paul Heyman, who returned the flagship wrestling show to speak on behalf of his client, the Beast Incarnate, Brock Lesnar….

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The Undeserving Kevin Owens?

Wrestling fans continue to do it wrong in the eyes of paid pundits. When fans chanted “you deserve it” at Kevin Owens following his victory on WWE Raw Monday night, paid wrestling critics were up in arms, blaming fans once again for expressing their passion for the entertainment genre the wrong way. The thinking is that, since WWE Chief Operating Officer Triple H returned to the…

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086 – Interview with Sean Radican of the PW Torch

http://traffic.libsyn.com/talkingsheet/086_TalkingSheet_072716.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLes and Hugh sit down for an interview with the PW Torch’s Sean Radican to discuss how he got into covering wrestling, his tenure with the Torch, covering ROH in the early days, his passion for the indy and international wrestling scenes and more. Then, Hugh puts Sean through the popular Hugh’s Qs! Learn…

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085 – WWE Draft Coverage | PW Torch vs Observer | NXT Draft Picks | Lesnar Suspension? | Coach Defends WWE | Cruiserweight Classic | G1 | Hugh’s Views

http://traffic.libsyn.com/talkingsheet/085_TalkingSheet_072316.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLes and Hugh are back to break down a busy week in wrestling coverage. We kick things off with the WWE draft from Tuesday’s LIVE SmackDown show, including a Good, Better, Bust look at who offered the best coverage, and who failed to even show up to the discussion! Bryan Alvarez and Vinny Verhei…

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084 – Lesnar UFC Drug Fail? | WWE Wellness Policy VS UFC Drug Policy | Cruiserweights Signed to WWE | CWC Premier & Reactions | WWE Roster Split & Draft | ROH Backstage Drama

http://traffic.libsyn.com/talkingsheet/084_TalkingSheet_071616.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLes and Hugh are back to talk the news coverage of the week, including the late-breaking news that Brock Lesnar has been flagged for a potential USADA drug violation. What does this mean from the points of view of the Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer and PW Torch’s Wade Keller? We look at the differences…

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083 – Orton vs. Lesnar at SummerSlam | Reactions to TNA’s Final Deletion | WWE Cruiserweight Classic | Cody Rhodes Denies Excursion Theory | Hugh’s Views | Sealia Sees It

http://traffic.libsyn.com/talkingsheet/083_TalkingSheet_070916.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe gang is back this week to talk all of the reactions to WWE announcing that Brock Lesnar’s SummerSlam opponent will be Randy Orton despite the fact that the WWE Superstar is injury prone in such a way that would make people question why they would send him to “Suplex City.” Still, other pundits,…

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Dirt Sheet Daily Audio – 07/07/16

Our recap of the Thursday’s wrestling news features a look at speculation and reporting leading up to WWE’s official confirmation and announcement of the Brock Lesnar vs Randy Orton match at SummerSlam on August 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dave Meltzer and Bryan Alvarez speculate as to why the announcement wasn’t made, or included, on SmackDown when the show aired Wednesday…

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Dirt Sheet Daily Audio – 07/06/16

Les Moore recaps the day’s news, including the Twitter debate between the MLW Twitter and Pro Wrestling Sheet’s Ryan Satin about whether or not ROH wrestler Moose had signed a deal with TNA. MLW originally reported he had, before finally retracting the update to say Moose had confirmed an offer had been received, but that he hadn’t signed. Dave Meltzer clarifies why the perceived risk…

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Dirt Sheet Daily Audio – 07/05/16

Voices of Wrestling’s TNA Impact reviewer Garrett Kidney joins Les Moore to talk the Final Deletion conflict between Broken Matt Hardy and “Brother Nero” Jeff Hardy from Tuesday night. Les looks at Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer speculating that TNA influenced WWE creative in their booking of the Wyatts/New Day segment from Monday night wherein the Wyatts challenged the New Day to a battle at…

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