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Podcast Roundup (April 18, 2015): Shawn Michaels, Paul Heyman, Ronda Rousey, more!

We here in the Cageside community love to talk about the industry we all love so much that we actually have several podcasts that run at various times throughout the week. There are also numerous podcasts hosted by legends we all grew up loving. Some make it to the front page, some get buried in the busy day of thread activity, and some maybe don't get posted at all. In case you forgot, didn't know of, or want to look back on any of them, here I will accumulate the week's shows all in one spot, at the end of every week. I encourage you to bookmark the page as well. If you have something you would like to share with the rest of us, feel free to provide a link in the comment section for everyone to enjoy.


  • Friday April 10, 2015

Like a House Afire: Is wrestling becoming "cool"?

After WrestleMania brought in great reviews and a ton of media coverage, cSs' Sean Rueter wonders if pro wrestling might be about to be considered 'cool' for the first time since The Attitude Era. While 'cool' might be a stretch, a bunch of factors may be contributing to mainstream acceptance of rasslin' in a whole new way.

  • Saturday April 11, 2015

ThedaB and Arai - AJ, Riley, and Questionable Capes.


  • Monday April 13, 2015

Piper's Pit - Ep. 54 - Ronda Rousey

The most feared and villainous man of the WWE meets the most feared woman in the UFC. That's right! "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey stops by Piper's Pit and she's ready to kick some ass and chew some bubblegum. The world's toughest woman talks to Roddy about whether she sees a future for herself in the WWE and the hurt Bethe Correia is in for when Ronda heads to Brazil later this year to defend her title.

  • Tuesday April 14, 2015

The Steve Austin Show (Clean) - Ep. 211 - Mark & Chris Bell

Super Training Gym founder Mark Bell, and his documentary filmmaking brother, Chris, stop by 316 Gimmick Street! Mark has plenty of training tips, and advice on steady state cardio vs sprint cardio, powerlifting vs bodybuilding, crossfit, the Ketosis diet, flexible dieting, and the benefits of going paleo. Chris has a behind-the-scenes look at his latest doc "Prescription Thugs," and both brothers have plenty to say about WM31, John Cena, and gimmick infringement!

Sam Robert's Wrestling Podcast - Ep. 025 - Paul Heyman

Paul Heyman joins Sam Roberts and Katie Linendoll, and Sam talks Raw in the UK, and utilizing the younger wrestlers on the roster.

  • Wednesday April 15, 215

The Ross Report - Ep. 61 - Shawn Michaels

WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels opens up to JR about hitting rock bottom and making a huge life change, overcoming his back injury, his 2002 return to pro-wrestling, and his near-jump to WCW. Plus, he shares thoughts on what WWE should do to grow the business and brand, and what he would do differently if he was in the ring today. And as for WM32 rumors... you'll have to listen & find out!

Art Of Wrestling - Ep. 246 - Roddy Piper (Part 2)

Rowdy Roddy is back with Colt for part two of the two-parter. Roddy speaks to Colt about Adrian Adonis, Bad News Brown, They Live and helps finish up a great conversation.

Talk Is Jericho - Ep. 134 - Team Tiger Awesome

Team Tiger Awesome is in the house! Clint Gage, Michael Truly, and Nick Mundy - the three comic geniuses behind Y2J's new Comedy Central web series "Nothing To Report." Wanna hear how you shoot 6 episodes in 3 nights in the director's frontyard? Plus, hilarious hijinks from the set, and a true behind-the-scenes look at what it took to get it done... and the answer to this pressing question: "why isn't Nick Mundy's BFF The Rock in the series?" Hmmmmm...

  • Thursday April 16, 2015

The Steve Austin Show (Unleashed) - Ep. 212 - Effective Use of The DDT

What is the most effective use of The DDT in the squared circle? And what does Steve Austin think about Dolph Ziggler's recent use of the famed move? Steve has a few thoughts to share about that, and NXT and Adrian Neville, Daniel Bryan's neck injury, and head butts & rear chin locks. He's also talking Walking Dead, building mass and cutting fat, and carbon 14.

Talk Is Jericho - Ep. 135 - William Regal

WWE's William Regal was the first guy that Y2J met at WCW, and you'll hear that story in this fantastic conversation! You'll also hear some of the funnier names that Regal had in his early days, why he owes his big break in America to Bill Watts, what happened at his first WWE tryout, and the real story behind his controversial match with Bill Goldberg. Plus, he speaks candidly about rehab, cleaning up his act, and turning his life around... and reveals the worst thing he sees in wrestling today.


MLW Radio - MLW Radio is headed by former WWE writer Court Bauer. This website is home to numerous podcasts, such as Kevin Sullivan, Jim Cornette, John Pollock, Court Bauer, MSL, Konnan, "The Writer's Room" w/ Alex Greenfield, Court Bauer and Ed Ferrara, "Talkin Shop", and so much more.

The Art of Wrestling - This is Colt Cabana's podcast, and a very popular one. Almost every week he has a guest, and of course Colt's very funny humor.

Cheap Heat - Weekly running podcast hosted by HOT97's Peter Rosenberg and David Shoemaker. Listen as they talk with guests, all of the latest, as well as the past.

Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online - Bryan Alvarez, Mike Sempervive and Dave Meltzer, need I say more? Linked is the Sticher page with free shows. I highly recommend subscribing to get more content.

In Your Head Wrestling - A new personal favorite of mine, lots of guests and frequent shows. Give IYH a try.

SB Nation Podcasts - Here is everything else SB Nation has to offer.

Once again, if you have anything you think we should put here for everybody else to enjoy, let me know in the comment section.

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