S6E3: Masashi Takeda vs. Masaya Takahashi w/Charles Pieper

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CONTENT WARNING: The match discussed in this episode is highly graphic and should only be viewed by those comfortable with excessive blood and violence.

Christmas comes extremely early this year (or is it a little late?) and we've baked a cake to celebrate! Please mind the sharpened forks and pencils. We're watching Takeda vs Takahashi from Big Japan Death Vegas 2017 for the BJW Death Match Heavyweight Championship.

Joining your boys this week to break down this (admittedly) difficult to watch match is filmmaker Charles Pieper (@inherentcharlie The Dark Collection )

And remember, what happens in Death Vegas stays in Death Vegas, even when what happens is a Dangerous Christmas for Deathmatch Fluorescent Light Tubes Tree & Glass Plate & Alpha Deathmatch

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S6E2: Io Shirai vs Mayu Iwatani w/Geoffrey Golden

CREDIT: STARDOM TWITTER

CREDIT: STARDOM TWITTER

THUNDER ROCK EXPLODES!

On this episode, your boys head back to the World of Stardom (or is it Stardom World?) to watch the Genius of the Sky defend her World of Stardom Championship against former tag team partner and former best friend, The Sky Blue Hyper Technician.

Will Mayu be able to defeat her unstoppable former stablemate or will it once again be a case of LOLSHIRAIWINS?

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S6E1: Andrade “Cien” Almas vs Johnny Gargano w/Dave Alegre

CREDIT: WWE YOUTUBE

CREDIT: WWE YOUTUBE

The regular season begins with one of our most highly requested matches: a five star NXT instant classic that sees NXT Champion Andrade 'Cien' Almas (with the ever present Zelena Vega) defending his gold against the ultra charismatic white meat babyface challenger, Johhny Gargano (née Wrestling).

In the city of brotherly love, will Johnny Wrestling manage to complete his Rocky story? And if so will that story be more like Rocky I where the victory comes in simply showing up and giving it your all? Or the more satisfying yet far less emotionally complex Rocky's 2-4 where it's about Rocky winning the big one in the end?

Either way, we'll find out with the help of concept artist and illustrator Dave Alegre. (@scrotumnose)

And if you can, please take a minute to check out and support Joaquin's fundraiser as he again takes on the LA Marathon to raise funds for a great cause.  Info at gf.me/u/ppk4ax

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Watching the Elite #16 (Being the Elite Episodes 137-140)

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Welcome to episode 16 of Watching the Elite! The internet’s only podcast binging, recapping and annotating YouTube’s favorite pro wrestling show: Being The Elite

Your hosts are the boys of This is Awesome? - Joaquin, Frank and Chuck. Each episode we cover the past month of BTE on the road to All Elite Wrestling's premiere!

In this episode we are discussing Being the Elite episodes 137-140 covering the month of February, 2019. Highlights from this block of episodes include: Joey Ryan's self-defense issues, Christopher Daniels' dental issues, and Adam Page's fitness issues.

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TIA Off-Season - The Everything is Wrestling Quote Game IV

CREDIT: WWE YOUTUBE

CREDIT: WWE YOUTUBE

Get out your buzzers and put on your game face because it's time, once again, for the fourth edition of the Everything is Wrestling Quote Game.

Who said it!? That's the question of the hour. Joaquin is your host as Chuck, Frank, Tom and returning guest AC Boral face off in a battle for the ages. Spoiler: this edition features an actual, functional lightning round.

Check out everything AC @ACBoral (Rice & Shine)

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TIA Off-Season - King of the Thing III w/AC Boral

CREDIT: IMDB

CREDIT: IMDB

It is the penultimate episode of the TIA off-season and your boys are finishing up strong with another rousing edition of the King of the Thing trivia game! The categories are: Movez with a Z, Making an Entrance, Tuning Up the Band, The Mania of WrestleMania and (as always) Potpourri & Plunder!

And because it's our biggest King of the Thing ever we are joined by a new challenger: Muscle Temple member and chef extraordinaire AC Boral! (@ACBoral Rice & Shine)

Who will be crowned this off-seasons King of the Thing?

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Watching the Elite 15 (Being the Elite Episodes 133-136)

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Welcome to episode 15 of Watching the Elite! The internet’s only podcast binging, recapping and annotating YouTube’s favorite pro wrestling show: Being The Elite

Your hosts are the boys of This is Awesome? - Joaquin, Frank and Chuck. Each episode we cover the past month of BTE on the road to All Elite Wrestling's premiere!

In this episode we are discussing Being the Elite episodes 133-136. Highlights from this block of episodes include: The Elite barnstorming the indies, Cody introducing the boys to his new ward, and pyro! Lots and lots of pyro!

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TIA Off-Season - The Daz Files Game w/Dario Barrera

CREDIT: LOGOPEDIA

CREDIT: LOGOPEDIA

This week's episode of TIA is in honor of our very special guest, Dario Barrera! Because of his well known love of all things related to the dirt sheets, Joaquin is challenging the boys to take a trip into the deep waters of the Daz Files in a new game of his own invention. It's a buzzer game with multiple rounds (until it isn't) and by the end we will have one final winner remaining (until we don't)!

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TIA Off-Season - The Outrageous(ly bad) Wrestler Name Game

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On this week's off-season episode Chuck challenges Joaquin, Frank, and Producer Tom to go head to head to head in a brand new knockout game: The Outrageous(ly bad) Wrestler Name Game. With two lists in front of Chuck - one filled with real wrestler names, the other with ones he made up - he will quiz the boys to see who has the best BS detector and can separate the real(ly bad) names from the fake ones and become this week's winner.

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