We bid a fond farewell to one of the greats of the industry and a true legend, “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka. Then WLW Studios’ “Lucha Liaison” Jay Baca joins Handsome Dan for Part 2 of their discussion on the Greatest Managers in Professional Wrestling History. This week, they begin the official countdown and share their thoughts on Nos. 20 through 11. Class is in session, boys and girls. It’s time to Raise Your Wrestling IQ!
Sean talks with Nova Pro Wrestling promoter Mike E. King to discuss the promotion’s history, the joys/obstacles of independent wrestling and the company’s future in 2017. Also featured is Sean’s weekly WWE recap and Jay Baca’s Lucha Underground Lounge.
The match between Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada at New Japan’s Wrestle Kingdom 11 has been receiving a lot of praise but is it all deserved? The “Smartest Man Not In Pro Wrestling” puts this match under the microscope and gives you his opinion. Then WLW Studios’ “Lucha Liaison” Jay Baca joins in to begin the next series, this one centering on a discussion of Wrestling’s Greatest Managers. This week Jay and Dan cover the Honorable Mentions who didn’t quite crack their respective Top 20 lists. PLUS, another edition of “My Musical Journey” featuring the song “Walls” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. It’s a stacked card as we pull out all the stops in order to Raise Your Wrestling IQ!
The first SCSO of 2017 features not one but TWO guests: Qwantity Entertainment’s Deqwan Young and Reality of Wrestling’s JJ Blake. Deqwan discusses his media company, experiences with Davie Richards/Luke Harper and looks at the week in WWE with Sean. JJ reflects on his career in wrestling and what’s next for him with Booker T’s Houston promotion.
On the final Squared Circle Soundoff of 2016, Sean delivers his thoughts on his All Stars, Average Joes and Zero Stars in WWE this week. He looks ahead to next week with “What’s on Tap?” and Jay Baca recaps this week’s Lucha Underground.
This week Sean is joined by the Ace of the mid-Atlantic, Arik Royal. Royal discusses his career, CWF Mid Atlantic and Nova Pro. Also, the pair discuss WWE, a little NBA, and Jay Baca brings fans to the Lucha Lounge.
Sean welcomes Will Mahoney from the Snack Society to discuss the state of WWE, preview Roadblock: End of the Line and of course…food. All that and more on this week’s Squared Circle Soundoff!
This week Sean O’Brien is joined by Shaun Depasquale (@FCSScout) to recap RAW, SD, NXT and much, much more!