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PWPonderings: Indie Wrestling Coverage

PWP Podcasts is the official Podcast of PWPonderings.com. On PWP Podcasts you will find a variety of shows, each with a different emphasis. Our Newscasts cover major indie wrestling results, upcoming shows, & discuss broad topics within indie wrestling. The Podcast of Honor focuses on Ring of Honor while VIVA CHIKARA is your one stop show for everything within the CHIKARA universe. We also occasionally have PWP Xtra where we go into in depth conversations with either wrestlers, bookers, or management of various promotions and get their opinion on major topics. PWPonderings.com is focused on bringing INDIE wrestling to everyone. Please check out PWPonderings.com for all of our written content and of course contact us at mailbag@PWPonderings.com with your questions or comments.
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Jul 25, 2017

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are back to talk about the weekend in wrestling and preview some bug upcoming shows. Chris is joined by Kenny of the Mystery Men wrestling based band to talk about his live perspective on AIW's Absolution 12 that took place this past weekend. The crowd, the feeling after Chandler Biggin's passing, the matches, and more. Then Rich and Chris talk about some of the upcoming big shows in indie wrestling including Tier 1 2nd anniversary, Beyond Wrestling Americanrana 2017, ROH's TV taping, and they discuss the passing of Daryl the stuffed cat. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jul 20, 2017

On this Episode of the Hardcore Roundtable, Christopher Lawrence and Ronnie discuss CZW EVILution, preview CZW once in a lifetime, as well as Talk Some GCW. What changes CZW has made (Dave Marquez, etc.) and what we like and dislike about them. To check out CZW EVILution go to www.czwstudios.com , and check out www.pwponderings.com for all your news, views and reviews in the world of independent wrestling, ​​

 

Jul 18, 2017

Chris GST and Rich Laconi have an awesome and whacky Newscast this week. THey talk about the results from Nova Pro and AAW plus the new SHINE Nova Championship. They delve into the announced matches and iPPV model for the upcoming ROH War of the Worlds UK tour. They break down the PWG BOLA matches which sidetracks them into some PWG versus WWF 80s dream booking and banter. A lot of fun. Send us your thoughts and tweet at us with the #PWGWWF 

Jul 13, 2017

Chris GST and Rich Laconi have a lot of fun news to talk about. A new PWG World Champion in Chuck Taylor. The great show put on by Glory Pro. They review the two EVOLVE shows on FloSlam and discuss the subscription model of FloSlam and how it affects the economy of indie wrestling. They talk about the PWG BOLA competitors, the new CZW part-owner, and more. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jul 9, 2017

Chris GST, Rich Laconi, Ari Berenstein, and Chris Miccio are back to discuss the PPV that was Best In The World. They talk about Cody's reign so far as ROH Champion, what a free agent in Aries could do for ROH, the ramifications of storylines going foward, and they have some spoiler discussion at the very end so you don't have to listen to it if you choose not to. A fun show. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jul 8, 2017

Our First Audio and Visual podcast! We catch up with Gary Jay and talk about being underdogs, missing our families, and general stuff the broooooooothers talk about in locker rooms brother brother, make sure to visit gary on twitter @stiffroboginger , and make sure to visit prowrestlingtees.com/thecarnies , fullygimmicked.com/thecarnies 

You can watch the vlog version of this at https://youtu.be/8cefLIgmSiE

 
Jul 4, 2017

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are joined by Des Delgadillo to talk about the NJPW G1 Special where Kenny Omega was crowned the first IWGP US Champion. They discuss the long term ramifications, what this means for the Bullet Club, Cody Rhodes's future, and more. They talk about Des's live perspective and compare it to the Rich's viewing of the show on NJPW World. Then some PWG news, Defy wrestling results, and previews for upcoming shows this weekend. A great 4th of July edition of the Newscast. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com 

Jul 1, 2017

The first ever Dynamite Cup is in the history books, and Tom Green returns to tell the tale! Tom talks about the ideas behind every match, how he felt the day went, lessons learned, who he'd invite back for next year's tournament, and tons more. This podcast is longer than the actual event itself, as Kevin and Tom leave no stone unturned as they discuss this historic event.

WARNING: This podcast is NOT spoiler free.

You can watch the Dynamite Cup right now on Powerbomb.tv

Jun 27, 2017

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are joined briefly by Jerome Cusson who gives his thoughts on the BITW PPV and EVOLVE 86. The crew discusses the pros and cons of a Cody Rhodes ROH Title reign and in depth discussion on the PPV as a whole. Michael Elgin joins Rich and Chris to talk about the upcoming NJPW G1 Special in Long Beach, upcoming Glory Pro shows, and his place in the 27th G1. Then some news from PWG including the first talent announced for BOLA, the WOTW-UK Tour, the Dynamite Cup, CWF Mid Atlantic Weaver Cup, and much more. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com 

Jun 21, 2017

This week's newscast is in honor of the memory of Chandler Biggins who passed away this week. He was co-owner of AIW and a dear friend to many and an even bigger friend to the wrestling community. Co-founder Jerome Cusson makes his return to the Newscast to discuss Chandler and more. Rich and Jerome go over results for AAW, PWG, and others. Also major news from around the indie wrestling world. Send us your favorite memories of Chandler Biggins to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jun 18, 2017

Kevin Ford sits down with Tom Green, the man behind the upcoming Dynamite Cup tournament in Indiana. Kevin talks to Tom behind the inspiration for the tournament, bringing professional wrestling to Indiana, and the reasons for booking the tournament and matches the way they did. Tom breaks down every match, his personal history with the competitors when applicable, and why each match means so much to him. Did he really let his three year old son book a battle royal? Will their be more Dynamite Cups to come? All this, plus information on you can participate in the show raffle for both yourself and a child in attendance, with all proceeds going to the "Together We Rise" charity. 

 
For all the information on the Dynamite Cup, including the card and information on how to purchase raffle tickets for yourself AND a child in attendance, https://dynamitecuptournament.tumblr.com/
 
 
Jun 18, 2017

Chris GST, Ari Berenstein, Chris Miccio, and Rich Laconi are back to talk about all the news and results from the War of the Worlds tour. They talk about the major news stories from those shows. The ramifications of NJPW and ROH talent working together. What they feel ROH has to do to make their shows seem more can't miss. They run down the Dalton Castle contract news. Then preview the full Best in the World 2017 PPV. They end the show by answering your questions. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jun 16, 2017

Kerry catches up with his friend Fred Yehi as they talk on his innovative office, being a kind human and his rise in WWN live.

Jun 15, 2017

Christopher Lawrence And F'n Ronnie talk everything that happened at CZW Tournament of Death 16. Including ongoing story lines and the duo give their reaction to CZW's bloodiest event of the year. They also discuss the additions to the card at EVILution. Visit <a href="http://CZWstudios.com" target="_blank">CZWstudios.com</a> for more CZW videos.

Jun 14, 2017

Chris GST, Rich Laconi, and Dylan Hales are all back to discuss a big weekend in indie wrestling. Results for PowerbombTV Break the Barrier, CHIKARA, Tier 1, CZW, and IWC are discussed in full. Reactions to the Dominion main event, NJPW US IWGP Title Tournament, and their effect on the ROH landscape. Contract updates for Bullet Club and ROH talent. Plus much more. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jun 7, 2017

There’s a lot to talk about, and somehow they pack it into just a tad over an hour! Kevin attended Aniversario in Hellertown last week, and he’s got a lot of thoughts about it. The duo also has a lot of thoughts on the latest Hour of Power and the shocking title change. Plus, JUSTIN and Kevin give a full rundown of the “Hide” card this Saturday. Plus: Officer Magnum, Chuck Taylor, the Batiri, and more!

 

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Jun 6, 2017

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are back to talk about a ton of upcoming shows, news, and more. They discuss the past weekends ROH and PCW shows. Talk about the new signees to WWE from the UK and US. Then preview some of the upcoming shows. Finally they delve into ROH spoilers from this past weekend for future TV, their impact on BitW PPV, and what ROH could do to make their TV can't miss. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

Jun 5, 2017

Kevin Ford sits down with commentator extraordinaire Joe Sposto to discuss Powerbomb TV's forthcoming supercard "Breaking the Barrier" taking place this Sunday! Joe was in attendance for the inaugural Breaking the Barrier in 1999 and discusses his experience at the event and what it meant for independent wrestling at the time. Joe and Kevin discuss some highlights of the card, including what matches they're most looking forward to, and which competitors they think can make the most of being on such a platform.

Lots of off topic discussion takes place between the two as well, including, but not limited to: Joe's comic book podcast, Joe's offshoot non-comic book podcast, eBay, and how they define the eras of the WWF.

For all the information on "Breaking the Barrier", including the card, how you can watch from home, or to purchase tickets go to POwerbomb.tv

Jun 1, 2017

Chris GST & Rich Laconi are back in this late edition of the Newscast. New Champions for PROGRESS and CZW. Rich and Chris discuss the relationship between PROGRESS and WWE and how beneficial it is for both promotions. Results from AIW's JLIT, AAW Thursday Night Special, and CHIKARA's 15th Aniversario are discussed. They talk about the upcoming shows from ROH and have some banter in between about Fall Brawl 98. A fun Newscast. Let us know your thoughts at mailbag@pwponderings.com

May 28, 2017

Christopher Lawrence is Joined By Ronnie from the Nerd port network, and they discuss CZW Sacrifices, Sami Callihan taking over creative at CZW and they Preview GCW Tournament of Survival, and CZW Tournament of Death 16. They also Discuss Joe Gacy's Title reign. For all your news and reviews in the world of independent wrestling check out pwponderings.com , and czwstudios.com

 

May 24, 2017
Rich Laconi and Dylan Hales run down CWF,PWG, PWX,Beyond, Resistance Pro and Freelance results. Then Rich discusses the EVOLVE 84,85 shows in more detail. Rich finishes up the Newscast about the ROH, NJPW,CMLL, Rev Pro War of the World Tour announcement. The show finishes up with the upcoming AIW JLIT tournament and Glory Pro.

 

May 23, 2017

CHIKARA is transitioning into young womanhood this Saturday with it’s 15th Aniversario celebration! To celebrate, CHIKARA is returning to the town of Hellertown, PA for the first time in nearly 9 years. Kevin reminisces on CHIKARA memories and historical moments from the building, quizzing JUSTIN’s knowledge in the process. Then the tandem runs down the show featuring players from CHIKARA’s past and present. It’s a fun trip down memory lane on this edition of ¡VIVA CHIKARA!

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May 18, 2017

Kerry sits down with Mance Warner to get his take on wrestling an unconventional style, and his opinions on wrestling. From learning under Billy Roc, his IWAMS work, and which independent wrestling celebrity actually pointed him towards Billy's wrestling school.

May 17, 2017

Chris GST and Rich Laconi are back to talk about a myriad of topics from this past week. The ROH War of the Worlds shows including the NYC PPV. The good, the bad, and if the Scurll reveal could have been booked in a different segment. They talk about what the the results of the PPV mean for the winners and losers and much more. They run down results from CWF Mid Atlantic and CZW who both have new Champions. Sami Callihan as CZW's new head of creative and its ramifications. NJPW's new IWGP US Championship and tournament. Kevin Ford joins Chris to talk about the upcoming NOVA Pro show and more. They also delve into the SPOILERS from ROH's TV tapings at the very end of the show so you can skip them if you'd like. A fun show overall. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

May 11, 2017

Chris GST is joined by Ari Berenstein, Rich Laconi, and Larry Csonka of 411Mania to talk about all the news in ROH. They talk about the SBG/Tribune purchase and what it could mean. Look over the results of the first two WotW shows. They preview the big WotW PPV and discuss the pros and cons of a possible Cody Rhodes Title reign. Lots of other fun discussion as well including some post show banter. Send your thoughts to mailbag@pwponderings.com

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