Episode 21 - Matt Hardy vs. Edge

This rivalry blurs the lines of story and real life. When Lita has an affair with Edge, her long-term boyfriend Matt Hardy goes public online and gets fired - only to be rehired months later in a storyline that makes us question what was real and what was fake.

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Episode 20 - Beyond the Mat

Today we discuss the 1999 documentary Beyond the Mat. Filmmaker Barry Blaustein gets incredible access into some of wrestling's darkest realities - and focuses on three wrestlers, who (at the time) were in varying stages of their careers. We take a look at what things were like back then, and how a documentary like this may have influenced the modern era.

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Episode 19 - Mick Foley

Today we're looking back at the remarkable career of Mick Foley. From his beginnings as a young enhancement talent, to his stints in WCW and ECW, to his career-defining moments with guys the The Undertaker and The Rock, to his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame

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Episode 18 - Undertaker vs. Kane (Part 2)

The second part of our documentation of the Undertaker and Kane story. Taker finally comes back from the dead and it's fascinating to watch, although not quite the wrestling masterpiece we'd hoped for.

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Episode 17 - Undertaker vs. Kane (Part 1)

In this episode, we're talking about what is perhaps the longest-running storyline in WWE history. It's also the most convoluted, darkest and strangest. We're going through the biggest matches for The Undertaker and Kane. We'll also be discussing some recent WWE news that has us and much of the wrestling community pretty upset. We'll tell you how it's going to shape the future of this podcast.

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Episode 16 - ROH G1 Supercard (Part 2)

The second part of this 4 hour extravaganza. The stars of ROH and New Japan are really showing off why they're a great alternative to the major wrestling companies. Meanwhile, Payton does his best to get Zack to appreciate purer wrestling styles.

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Episode 15 - ROH G1 Supercard (Part 1)

We continue our break from WWE with our first foray into the indy wrestling scene. The first half of Ring of Honor's sold-out show in Madison Square Garden - G1 Supercard!

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Episode 14 - Backlash 1999 (the original pilot)

Payton is on vacation, so to celebrate 6 months of Turnbuckle Training - here's the original pilot we recorded way back when. On this episode we discuss Backlash 1999. A show right in the middle of the Attitude Era with a lot of fun, wild matches from some of the period's biggest stars.

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Episode 13 - TNA Unbreakable 2005

This week we're going to look at Total Nonstop Action. A company that started after WCW and ECW folded. It's often the butt of the joke - falling into some of the same trends that WCW fell into in the early 2000s. But this PPV shows that they were, at one time, a decent alternative for people who had grown tired of the WWE.

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Episode 12 - WrestleMania X-Seven

We've got a supersized episode for you this week. We're talking about "The Grandest Stage of Them All" WrestleMania X-Seven. Quite possibly the greatest incarnation of the show - it's got technical wrestling, brawling and LOTS of hardcore. Also want to apologize about the audio in the beginning. Payton forgot to turn on his mic because he was too excited for WrestleMania!

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