Episodes

53: FUCK ‘EM!

July 21, 2018

Chris, aka Todd, Chrisley? FUCK ‘EM! Extreme Rules? FUCK ‘EM! Horrendous writing for the WWE’s women’s division, especially Sasha Banks and Bayley? FUCK ‘EM! Huge NXT spoilers? FUCK ‘EM! WWE pulling the rug out from interesting booking by likely undoing it the very next night? FUCK ‘EM! A racist piece of shit hot dog goblin fossil of a man being forgiven for something he’s never adequately apologized for? FUCK ‘EM!!!!!

Inspired by Bad Luck Fale’s new hit catchphrase of the Summer 2018, and full of a whole lotta piss and vinegar, the ‘boys are joined again by Jenna Kieta to discuss all the above reasons wrestling is making us mad this week. Don’t worry though, because the 2018 Wrestleboys Classic Tournament is here to save the day and keep the fun alive! We keep the first round going with our next four match ups: Katsuyori Shibata vs. Shawn Michaels, Matt Riddle vs. Jimmy Havoc, William Regal vs. Nick Jackson, and Kenny Omega vs. Bret Hart! 

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Happy Rusev Day! FUCK ‘EM! 

 

52: Extreme Chili’s Wrestling & Grill & Bar

July 12, 2018

What do Zack, Esai, and Asuka all have in common? They’ve all experienced pepper spray. Except, the Wrestleboys both did so as children inside a now-demolished Chili’s in what could only be described as the strangest coincidental shared experience in history, and Asuka’s was in the ring this week on SmackDown. 

Besides shared childhood trauma, the ‘boys also discuss last week’s New Japan show in San Francisco, Brock Lesnar being the absent dad of a wrestling champ he really is and showing up in the UFC (aka the family he left yours for), and preview WWE’s Extreme Rules PPV this coming Sunday! 

They also continue working through the first round of the 2018 Wrestleboys Classic Tournament! The matchups this week are: Kevin Owens vs. Thommaso Ciampa, Ricochet vs. Andre the Giant, Nick Gage vs. Adam Cole, and Finn Balor vs. Tetsuya Naito! 

Happy Rusev Day!

 

51: Countdown to Cow Castle

July 7, 2018

The ‘boys are back and so The Wrestleboys Classic Tournament! Join in as they talk about the week in wrestling, preview NJPW’s show in San Francisco this weekend at the historic Cow Palace, and run through the first four matchups of The Second Annual Wrestleboys Classic Tournament! This week’s matchups are: Joey Ryan vs. Daniel Bryan, Will Ospreay vs. Kyle O’Reilly, Kazuchika Okada vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi, and Eddie Guerrero vs. AJ Styles!

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Happy Rusev Day!

50: The Wrestleboy Shakeup Draft

July 3, 2018

Sorry for the late episode, y’all! Zack has been moving and forgot what box he’d packed up his internet in. Oops! This is the one-year anniversary episode of Genuine Wrestleboys! So, strap in and get ready for some of the same stuff you’ve come to expect because time is a made up construct of human folly! Jk, we talk about all the wrestling that happened last week, but more importantly, WE HAVE OUR DRAFT FOR THE SECOND ANNUAL WRESTLEBOYS CLASSIC TOURNAMENT!

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Happy Rusev Day!

49: Is Boys a Sandwich?

June 22, 2018

Brady Savageau of HeaterWrestling.com joins the ‘boys again to discuss Big Cass’ firing, NXT Takeover: Chicago II, Money in the Bank, the sad passing of Vader, Derek’s controversial (wrong) sandwich opinions, and more!

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48: Clean Cut Corbo

June 15, 2018

Brady Savageau of HeaterWrestling.com joins the ‘boys once again to talk about the stellar NJPW Dominion Show, New Japan vs. WWE, preview this weekend’s NXT Takeover: Chicago and Money in the Bank PPVs, and most importantly, Baron Corbin’s fancy new haircut!

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47: Captain Cuckin’ New Japan

June 8, 2018

The ‘boys are joined again by Jenna Kieta and the whole gang breaks down the week in wrestling, including a quite forgettable week of Raw and SmackDown, NXT and Nikki Cross’ singles push, 205 Live, and the HOT AS HELL finals of NJPW’s Best of the Super Juniors 25 Tournament. They debate what wrestlers are the best all-around in history and currently? Finally, “Bret Hart” calls out “Shawn Michaels” and something VERY unexpected happens because of it.

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46: Defying Derek

June 2, 2018

Derek saw Defy Wrestling in Portland. We all met a new dog. Ricochet did a big ol’ flip and, in doing so, redefined sexual tension within a wrestling feud. Stuff happened on Raw and SmackDown. Big Cass is the worst. “Bret Hart” issues a stunning challenge! Free real estate!

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45: Saditude Era Cena

May 24, 2018

Dave Thomas fucks, John Cena sucks (and is sad about it), and the Attitude Era wasn’t all it’s cracked up to be these a’days. All this and more, this week on Genuine Wrestleboys!

 

44: Cassford the Sizable Tan Dog

May 18, 2018

Hi! The Wrestleboys are all back together after our episode last week got all eaten up by the dang ol’ computer!

The boys talk about all the goings on in the week of wrestling, including the build up to Money in the Bank, All In sellin’ out like it’s made of hot cakes, The Murder of Big Cass by the Small Man Daniel Bryan, and Zack’s Garbage Sons vs. Pete & His Rowdy Boys.

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Thanks y’all! We love you! Happy Rusev Day!

43: My Dear Garbage Son Kyle, Where Is Your Shoe?

May 4, 2018

My garbage son Kyle O’Reilly lost his damn shoe and it is getting more and more difficult to take him anywhere in public. He is surely doing this just to spite me but I can’t help but love him for his title belt air guitar and nasty face.

All the ‘boys are back and they are goofy as heck in this one, y’all! We talk about the week of wrestling leading into yet another PPV (Backlash this time), entrance music that doesn’t fit its wrestler very well, and those nasty Undisputed Era boys’ latest antics. Oh, and unfortunately Bret Hart is with us yet again. He is a curse upon this house and we will seemingly never be rid of him.

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We love you! Happy Rusev Day!

42: They Say The Word “Piss” In This One

April 28, 2018

That’s right, y’all! The ‘boys finally did it! What you’ve all been waiting for. Now say it with us: “Piss.”

Now that we’ve gotten that bit o’ business out of the way, we can concentrate on some non-piss-related goings-on in the world of wrestling! Unfortunately, Matt couldn’t join us this week (blame Derek’s birthday for RUINING EVERYTHING), but for some reason we’re still being haunted by all-time great wrestler, turned Zack’s personal Babadook, Bret Hart. So there’s that, I guess?

The ‘boys talk all about The Greatest Royal Rumble event that went down in Saudi Arabia, the never ending purgatory of Brock Lesnar’s title reign, heel Shinsuke and his rap rock remix, two incredible botches, The Passion of the Bryan, and how to navigate the problematic aspects of being a wrestling fan and trying to balance continuing to push for change while checking our own privilege (oh, and also the normal weekly wrestling stuff too).

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Happy Greatest Rusev Day!

 41: AJ’s Shook Up Balls

April 20, 2018

Quick question: does anyone know a good method for removing a curse/Bret Hart from your home and/or podcast? No reason, just asking for a friend.

The ‘boys are all together once again and are talking about all the shaking up that happened to the Raw and SmackDown rosters this week, how things are looking going into the Big Ol’ RumbleTime (Greatest Royal Rumble) event next week, the new rebuilding phase of NXT and its women’s division, and the death and legacy of the great Bruno Sammartino.

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Happy Rusev Day, everyone!

40: 100% Actual, Literal, Genuine Wrestling Child

April 12, 2018

The ‘boys are breaking down the big ol’ WrestleMania weekend and the subsequent huge nights on TV we all just survived somehow! Unfortunately Esai was off in Parts Unknown and couldn’t join us tonight and tbh Zack is mostly distracted thinking about Nicholas to focus on anything else, but we still give it a shot. Fortunately, returning guest Katie McBeth makes a run-in the episode about halfway through and helps salvage this main event. Too bad that couldn’t have happened at Mania, right y’all?

The ‘boys break down likely one of the best PPVs WWE has ever done in NXT Takeover: New Orleans and one of the most confusing ever in WrestleMania 34. Plus, the big debuts, call-ups, returns, and new job titles that went down on the Raw and SmackDown after WrestleMania!

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39: Baron’s Google Searches (WrestleMania 34 Preview, ft. Jenna Kieta and Katie McBeth)

April 7th, 2018

It’s WrestleMania 34 Weekend! Don’t worry, your Wrestleboys (with the help of returning guests Jenna Kieta and Katie McBeth) are here to break down and predict Wrestlemania on Sunday, NXT Takeover: New Orleans on Saturaday, and a bunch of the other shows and matches happening during the biggest wrestling week of the year!

Katie gives us her thoughts going into her first ‘Mania weekend as a wrestling fan, we continue to be haunted by the ghoul of old wrestlers who love talking about their own greatness, and we speculate on what questions Baron Corbin seeks answers from Google for.

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38: EX•HAU•STING: Side B(ret Hart)

March 31, 2018

The ‘boys are mysteriously visited (possibly haunted?) by the surprisingly intrusive as he is great Bret “The Hitman” Hart this week! Nobody actually invited him, but nobody can seemingly get him to leave either. The Johns, Laurenitis and Cena, also swing by because once a podcast is off the rails like this, why not just drive it straight into a double toilet while you’re at it?

In the few moments of peace between these visitors, the ‘boys get all caught up on the buck wild developments in pro wrestling since they recorded last, including the return of Daniel Bryan, NJPW’s Strong Style Evolved show and The Young Bucks vs. Golden Lovers match, developments along the road to a very quickly approaching WrestleMania 34 and NXT Takeover: New Orleans, and Zack takes everyone through his way-too-deep dive into some WrestleMania statistics.

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37: BummerMania (ft. Jenna Kieta)

March 23, 2018

DISCLAIMER: This episode was recorded ahead of time because we all knew that we’d be way too busy during Treefort Music Fest to record a new episode. Therefore, we don’t talk about any of the MASSIVE things that happened in wrestling this last week. Don’t worry, though, we’ll definitely get to all that next week!

Wrestling can be a pretty big bummer sometimes (again, this was recorded before we knew Daniel Bryan could wrestle again), and there have been some things going on recently that have bummed us out, so we wanted to just spend some time talking through those feelings. It was a cathartic time, y’all.


36: Every Day is Everybody Loves Rusev Ramano Day (ft. Jenna Kieta)

March 18, 2018

Jenna joins the ‘boys again this week to talk about last week’s Fastlane PPV, the week in wrestling, and whatever the fuck that Demon Straight From Toilet Hell Noise was that Shane McMahon made on SmackDown after getting beat up by Sami and Kevin???


35: Gotta Go Fast!

March 11, 2018

Life moves fast. If you don’t slow down once in a while, you’ll totally miss (or just forget) that WWE actually put out any content this week or that the Fastlane PPV is happening.

Esai was unfortunately couldn’t be on the show this week since he was busy working, and that’s a shoot brother brother! The remaining ‘boys talk about a fairly empty week of wrestling content but manage to pick out some gems hidden in that rough. They talk about Braun Strowman and Elias’ big musical battle, Sami Zayn’s breaking point, Tommaso Ciampa’s Fires of Mt. Doom level of heel heat without saying a single word, what entirely predictable results we can expect to see at the FastLane PPV, and speculate wildly on what all this means for WrestleMania coming up in less than a month.


34: 2 HairUp 2B SquareUp (ft. Jenna Kieta, Katie McBeth, and Anja Crocker)

March 4, 2018

Just like a main events of a SmackDown PPV, this episode has arguably way too many people in it but is still a whole lotta fun!

Joining the ‘boys this week are 3 of their tag team partners in life (aka, significant others): Jenna Kieta, Katie McBeth, and Anja Crocker. Way more important than that, though, they are three incredible women who we wanted to talk to about last week’s first-ever Women’s Elimination Chamber Match, their thoughts and feelings about wrestling, their different backgrounds with it, and how glad they all were when this podcast started so the ‘boys all had someone else to talk to about wrestling.

In typical Wrestleboys fashion, we touch on a whole big mess of other stuff that comes up as well, especially a deeper dive into the history of Black wrestlers and the extra struggles that People of Color have had to overcome for recognition in the professional wrestling industry.


33: Love4Gold

February 25, 2018

We didn’t make any Austin Powers 3 jokes in this episode, and that big mistake is truly on us, but Golden Love is back in the wrestling world and that’s joyous, friends.

Unfortunately Esai couldn’t be with us again this week, but we’ll excuse it because of the big big week he had seeing Naito wrestle then driving across the country. The remaining ‘boys talk about Seth Rollins BIG Monday night, the supreme and ongoing lackluster nature of SmackDown, Johnny Wresting’s Kayfabe Farewell, and spend a whoooole lot of time talking the reunion matches between The Golden Lovers (Kenny Omega & Kota Ibushi) in NJPW and queer/LGBTQIA+ representation in pro wrestling today.

Finally, the ‘boys dive into their thoughts about what will happen at WWE’s Elimination Chamber PPV this weekend, the predictability of PPVs following the Royal Rumble, and what this show might set up for Wrestlemania.


32: Drick’s Genuboys Wrestle Wine

February 18, 2018

DRICK SAYS IT’S TIME FOR WINE, BABY! MY WIIIINE! BORAT JOKE!

Esai is off in Parts Unknown watching cool wrestling without us, so this week is a triple threat match that starts kinda rough and goes downhill from there. We mostly talk about Big Braun’s Big Bass and all the other stuff that happened this week in wrestling, and why it gets kinda tough to stay on top of everything in the lead up to Wrestlemania each year.


31: Say “Yes!” to the Wres(tleboys)

February 10, 2018

WHICH CRACKERS IS BEST CRACKERS? CLUB? CHEEZ-ITS?? TRISCUITS?! WHEAT THINS?!? UNCLE?!?! YOU’LL HAVE TO STAY UNTIL THE FINAL MOMENTS OF THIS EPISODE TO FIND OUT!

Back at the start now, please note that this episode starts with an important apology from Derek regarding his actions and overuse of the phrase “Bust a nut” in our last episode. With that business out of the way, the ‘boys go into the last week in wrestling from Raw, SmackDown, NXT, the newly revitalized 205 Live, and Hiromu Takahashi’s Chicken Preparation & Ospreay Feedery™ from NJPW.

After that, the ‘boys spend the rest of the episode discussing the great, though ultimately tragic and abbreviated (for now, at least), career of Daniel Bryan/Bryan Danielson, the immeasurable importance of his success on the grandest stage possible and the impact that still has on the wrestling industry, and what his legacy is in wrestling.


30: A Royal Nut-Busting (ft. Brady Sauvageau of HeaterWrestling.com)

February 5, 2018

Brady Sauvageau of HeaterWrestling.com returns as our mystery tag team partner in a PACKED Fatal 5-Way episode of Genuine Wrestleboys (our longest episode yet, oops)! We talk about NXT Takeover: Philadelphia, The Royal Rumble, some NJPW, and a whole slew of other stuff that happened in this last BUCK WIIIIIILD week of professional wrestling!

Apologies in advance for how many times the words “bust a nut” were said. It happens sometimes, ya know?


29: Fingee-Lickin’ Good Bucket o’ Gravy-Drink

January 26, 2018

There’s only one question to ask about this episode of Genuine Wrestleboys: Do the ideas discussed within by the ‘boys belong in (a) Jail (for basically being very bad crimes), (b) A Dumpster (filled to the brim with Pepsi), or (c) Braun Strowman’s Special XL Double Toilet (Presented by KFC)? Oh shoot, gang! The answer was actually: (d)All of the above (God forgive us for what we’ve done).

The Wrestleboys talk about this week’s 25th Anniversary Episode of Raw, the non-anniversary episode of SmackDown, and NXT, then preview this weekend’s NXT Takeover: Philadelphia and Royal Rumble PPVs, further discuss last week’s incredible toilet innovations, Braun Strowman’s theoretical KFC activities, sipping Dumpster Pepsi to prevent spills, and invent a new Borat joke!


28: Double Toilet

January 20, 2018

Step 1: toilet. Step 2: Add second toilet. Step 3: PROFIT BAYBAY!

With this episode, your Genuine Wrestleboys present to you maybe our most off the rails, least wrestling focused episode yet. There wasn’t a whole lot to talk about in wrestling this week, so things pretty quickly veer off into talk of multi-toilet pranks/inventions, snorting melatonin to get that GOOD night’s sleep, and what TV shows we would like to see on the WWE Network. Enjoy our toilet crimes and Happy Rusev Day!


27: We Are Derek

January 13, 2018

WE ARE ALL DEREK NOW! BEHOLD US AND FEAR! BRING US OUR BELOVED PEPSI AS AN OFFERING!

All four Dereks talk about the last week in wrestling, the upcoming 25th anniversary special Monday Night Raw, some BUCK WILD developments in New Japan Pro Wrestling, and WE FINALLY FINISH THE WRESTLEBOYS CLASSIC TOURNAMENT AND HAVE OUR FIRST CHAMPION!


26: Some Boys, Some Boys! My Wrestle Kingdom 12 For Some Boys!

January 5, 2018

So, here’s the thing, the ‘boys only spend approximately 11 seconds of this episode talking about WWE because everyone knew the main event topic of discussion was gonna go the distance, and it was a sure-thing 6+ Star classic in the making, BROTHER BROTHER!

AKA: New Japan Pro Wrestling done did it again with Wrestle Kingdom 12 and further cemented January 4th as Wrestling Christmas each year. Hear the ‘boys break down the best thing since Sliced Trent(?), which matches they liked, which they liked more, and which they liked most, as well as Beautiful (Fake) Hair, the constant reinvention of Chris Jericho, Kenny Omega’s big cosplay gun, and of course, Cheeseburger.

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Don’t Worry, Tranquilo! It’s Rusev Day! Happy Rusev Day!


25: The Best There Is/Was/Ever Will Be (of 2017)

December 29, 2017

2017 draws to a close and the dawning of a whole new year of Rusev Days is upon us! The ‘boys got together to talk about their favorite things from the past year of wrestling, what exemplified why we all love wrestling so dang much, what starting this silly podcast this year has meant to each of us, as well as the 1995 film Heavyweights.

Happy Rusev Day, everyone!


24: ‘Twas the Night Before Rusev Day

December 24, 2017

‘Twas the night before Rusev Day, and all through the ring,
Not a wrestler was stirring, not even The Singhs. 
The ‘boys got together, to talk this week’s wrestling. 
The PPV, and TV, and plot lines developing.
So now we must leave you, with this small delight:
Each day is Rusev Day! And to all a good night!


23: Wrestleboys Meets World

December 9, 2017

Dang, y’all, you might as well call us Doc Brown at the end of Back To The Future Part III because this one really goes off the rails, but where we’re going, we don’t need rails. Because we have a flying train and that’s tight as hell.

We talk about Boy Meets World, My Date With the President’s Daughter, The Pyramids of GIIIIIIIIIIIZA, and also some wrestling, I guess. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Every day is Rusev Day! Happy Rusev Day!


22: Enjoy Infamy…Great Name

December 2, 2017

The ‘boys are back after a week off and there’s a whole mess of wrestling to talk about. We cover NXT Takeover: War Games, Survivor Series, Paige’s surprise return to Raw and the influx of NXT women called up to the main roster, Velveteen Dream’s VERY GOOD pants, Alexander Wolfe losing approximately ALL of his blood to a couple tables, our next Wrestleboys Classic quarterfinals match of Shawn Michaels vs. Kazuchika Okada, and Esai reminds us all the degree to which Asher Roth enjoyed college.


21: The Ballad of bill.i.am

November 18, 2017

Survivor Series is this weekend, and you know what that means, everyone! Alliances will be formed! Backs will be stabbed! All disbelief will be suspended so you don’t think about the person filming the whole thing! Who will be voted off the island?? Oh, what’s that? Survivor Series is a WWE PPV? Our bad!

We preview this weekend’s Survivor Series and NXT Takeover: War Games, talk about the Black Eyed Peas, Derek won’t shut up about how much he loves Pepsi, and we get to the next match up in the Wrestleboys Classic Tournament: “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi!


20:  Oster-Cola vs. CM Pepsi

November 14, 2017

Gonna warn you right now that this episode contains Borat jokes, and unfortunately there’s nothing we can do about it now.

All the Wrestleboys are back together, and recording in some Genuine Comfort. We talk about wrestling audibles and when plans change at the last minute. Matt makes the smoothest segue we’ve ever seen. Zack pets a dog! And we FINALLY get to the bottom of Derek’s soda preferences. Also, EVERY DAY IS RUSEV DAY!


19: U 2 Talkin’ Y2J To Me?

November 7, 2017

Esai and Matt were attacked backstage and couldn’t make this episode, so Derek and Zack are holdin’ down Fort Wrestleboy this week, Solo Bolo style! They talk about Chris Jericho’s shocking appearance on New Japan Pro Wrestling, the wrestling references in Thor: Ragnarok (and some of their favorite wrestling references in pop culture), the wrestlers released by WWE last week, and NXT bringing back War Games for their next TakeOver PPV.

This is some good wrestling…uhh…content.  

The song Zack references and plays in the pop culture section is “Does It Make a Sound?” by Aviator, off their latest album, Loneliness Leaves the Light on For Me. You can find Aviator’s music and more info about the band at AviatorMA.com.


18: We Suck! (ft. Brady Sauvageau of HeaterWrestling.com)

October 30, 2017

Brady Sauvageau of HeaterWrestling.com makes his surprise return to be the Wrestleboys’ mystery tag team partner again in this week’s episode, and friends, you can blame Jolly Rancher for this one.

We talk about tables! We talk about ladders. We talk about chairs! We talk about The Mumps! (aka last week’s TLC PPV). Including the last-minute changes WWE had to make in order for the show to go on, how (Too) Sweet the Finn Balor vs. AJ Styles match was, and how happy Daddy Kurt Angle was to hang out with his Shield Sons.

We also wrap up the second round of The Wrestleboys Classic Tournament with the dream match we saved for last in this round, Shawn Michaels vs AJ Styles, before previewing the third round of the tournament!

You can follow Brady at HeaterWrestling.com or on Twitter @HeaterWrestling.


17: Don’t Go Chasin’ Pinfalls

October 22, 2017

This episode starts with Matt sniffing his microphone and, honestly, we can’t say it ever starts making any more sense than that.

We recap Raw and SmackDown, preview the upcoming Tables, Ladders, & Chairs PPV, discuss the recently released WWE 2K18 video game and its BUCK WILD character creator, then wrap things up by finally getting back into a HUGE Wrestleboy Classic Tournament match up of The Rock vs. Shinsuke Nakamura.

By the end of it we’re all VERY sleepy and you can tell by how delirious we all are.

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16: All Skas Go To Kevin

October 15, 2017

FightDad vs. CashDad, inside Bad in a Sad! Two Dads enter; still two Dads leave and just fight outside instead!

Will FightDad sufficiently yell at CashDad’s kids to teach them about Kayfabe? Will CashDad finally land an attack without his opponent moving out of the way at the last moment for the first time in his 20 year career? Or will the sudden appearance of a mysterious hooded figure from FightDad’s past change everything?!

Tune in to find out! In the words of FightDad, “Do it for your kids! Do it for your dad!”

All the ‘boys are back! In town? In black? In the saddle again? To the future, even? Yes. We recap the eventful week in wrestling, especially the Hell in a Cell PPV, the innovative violence of the Usos vs. New Day match, the buck wild way the PPV closed with Kevin Owens vs. Shane McMahon, and theme of rekindling old friendships across both Raw and SmackDown this week.


15: Nonsensical “USA!” Chants (ft. Matt and Jimmy from That Baseball Show!)

October 7, 2017

1, 2, 3! What’s that? You thought that series of numbers meant the end of a wrestling match? Wrong! It was a strikeout from the USA Pastime Sport, Baseball, this time!

Wrestleboys Esai and Matt were missing in Parts Unknown this week, so Derek and Zack were fortunate enough to be joined by Mystery Tag Team Partners Matt Melton and Jimmy Bowman from That Baseball Show podcast!

We talked about the Baseballboys’ backgrounds with wrestling, the SmackDown Live Event we all attended last week (including seeing Shinsuke Nakamura in person, the glory of Bobby Roode, and the racist trashgoblins also in the crowd), and the rare but incredibly strange crossovers between WWE and MLB.

You can follow Matt and Jimmy on Twitter @thatbbshow and @jimmy_bowman and listen to That Baseball Show on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.
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14: World Wrestling Empathy

October 3, 2017

Matt is leaving us for Parts Unknown (aka, touring with his band), so we decided to record a very quick episode with him before he left.

So here it is! The squash match of episodes! We talk about how we feel about the current state of wrestling and the WWE, and what we think needs to change for wrestling to be better moving forward.

Enjoy Wrestlefriends!


13: No Mercy™ for the Wrestleboys

September 28, 2017

The ‘boys are back! Sorry for the delay between episodes, but life gets busy sometimes, y’all. This week we’re talkin’ a whole lot of No Mercy™ with a dash of Raw and, as always, various asides and tangents.


12: Vince-um’s Nasty Blood

September 16, 2017

Derek won’t stop yelling and we’re so sorry.

We talk about Vince McMahon’s nasty old man blood, Kevin Owen’s good good push, the wonderful finale to the Mae Young Classic, and more from this week in pro wrestling. We then discuss the next second round matchup in The Wrestleboys Classic Tournament, Brock Lesnar vs. Eddie Guerrero!

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11: The King and Us (ft. Logan Finch, aka Marcus “King” Anderson)

September 9, 2017

Esai disappeared to Parts Unknown this week and there aren’t any PPVs or big wrestling things to cover, really, so instead of doing a normal episode, we were graced with the presence of a downright regal guest!

We talked with Logan Finch, (aka Marcus “King” Anderson), current Heavyweight Champion of our very own local indie promotion, Idaho Wrestle Club! We talked to him about his journey so far as an indie wrestler, Idaho Wrestle Club, his exciting plans for the near future and beyond, and most importantly, WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO TOUCH TANAHASHI’S BEAUTIFUL HAIR!!!

You can follow Logan/King Anderson on Facebook and Instagram:
facebook.com/MarcusKingAnderson/
@consatan91

Also make sure to check out Idaho Wrestle Club and support local independent wrestling! You can find them at idahowrestleclub.com, or on Facebook and Instagram:
facebook.com/idahowrestleclub/
@wrestle_club

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10: Cool Stuff Like the Road, Dogs, Pictures of the Road Dogg

September 1, 2017

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9: Big Dog T-Shirts, BAY BAY!

August 28, 2017

The boys are a little sleepy because we had to record on a Sunday morning, but we made it work. We talk about NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III, SummerSlam, and the following Raw and SmackDown before finally starting off our second round of the Wrestleboys Classic Tournament with a couple incredible match ups:
Antonio Inoki vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
Bret “The Hitman” Hart vs. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin

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8: Shieldboys Shoulda Smooched (ft. Brady Sauvageau of HeaterWrestling.com)

August 18, 2017

Unfortunately we’re down a Wrestleboy in Matt this week, but we have our first guest ever to fill in for him, Brady Sauvageau from HeaterWrestling.com!

We spend most of our time previewing the 160 hours of wrestling this weekend between NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III and SummerSlam. We also recap the week in wrestling, including Raw, SmackDown, and the BUCKWILD last two days of NJPW’s G1 Climax Tournament. Speaking of that, we take some time to talk about some of the best trilogies and series of matches between two wrestlers in history, and the big differences between WWE and NJPW.

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7: Skinny Fat Overrated Dumpsterboys

August 12, 2017

Sorry this episode is a little late, Wrestlefriends! Derek and Zack had to travel to go see a Solange concert, and Zack was too busy crying tears of joy to edit the episode in a timely Fashion (Peaks).

This week, we recap a mostly unexciting (minus innovative office furniture weaponry and Cena’s next-level verbal savagery) week of Raw and SmackDown, then get into some of wrestling’s most SHOCKING moments.

That ends up leading us down a pretty sobering but important discussion of brain injuries in wrestling and how we handle some of the darker aspects of being a wrestling fan, including how to handle when someone you’re a fan of ends up doing something disappointing or downright horrible (warning now that we talk about Chris Benoit more than we ever hope to in an episode, but it was fitting for the discussion).

We finish out the episode with the conclusion of the first round of the Wrestleboys Classic Tournament, starting by going back to decide on the Kenny Omega vs. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin match that ended in a 2-2 tie. then go through our final four matches, including Esai making the most impassioned argument of the tournament so far, and a lengthy discussion of the all-time greatness by both Wrestleboys in another matchup. The matches this week are:
Bret “The Hitman” Hart vs. Sandman
Kevin Owens vs. Johnny Gargano
David Arquette vs. Chuck Taylor
Kurt Angle vs. Eddie Guerrero

Finally, Derek ends the episode by yelling. 😦


6: Vin Balor, Finn Diesel

August 4, 2017

We all have cool new wrestleboy names (brought to you in part by Dr. Pepper memes) now. Say goodbye to Derek, Esai, Matt, and Zack. Say hello to Master Radical, Senator Popper, Lord Taste, and Father Hit.

We talk about the week in wrestling, including Jason Jordan stickin’ up for his Pa, Lesnar leavin’, Finn Balor’s new spooky abilities, woke(n) Hardys,The Small Man Chad Gable picking up The Big Man Rusev, (almost) seeing the actual and literal death of John Cena, and SHINSUKE FREAKIN’ NAKAMURA! (Plus Zack tells everyone that NXT was good since he’s the only one that watched it).

We then talk about how to convince your friends to actually watch wrestling (PLEASE JUST TRUST US THAT IT’S GOOD).

Finally, we get into this week’s matches in The Wrestleboy Classic Tournament, including our most hotly debated match yet! This week’s matches are:
Sabu vs. Kazuchika Okada
Finn Balor vs. Dalton Castle
Brock Lesnar vs. Tetsuya Naito
Kenny Omega vs. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin


5: FLAT EARTHERS UNITE!

July 28, 2017

Boy howdy is there a bunch of stuff to cover from the last week of wrasslin’ y’all!

We talk about collective prison Sunday’s Battleground PPV made us feel trapped in, a shockingly good week for Raw and SmackDown, Tuesday’s shocking return, the first week of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s aptly-named G1 Climax Tournament, and some of our favorite surprise returns and debuts of all time.

We then close the episode with the second week of matches for our 2017 Wrestleboys Classic Tournament! This week we discussed the next four matches:
Phantasio vs. Antonio Inoki
Rey Mysterio vs. Shawn Michaels
Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Kota Ibushi
CM Punk vs. Hulk Hogan.


4: Ginuine Ponyboys

July 23, 2017

In this episode, we introduce the Wrestleboys Classic Tournament, where we will be debating who would win in a tournament of the 32 wrestlers we selected across all of time, space, notoriety, and ability over the coming weeks. We introduce you to the entire bracket then talk about the BUCK WILD first four match ups:

El Generico vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi
AJ Styles vs. Booker T
Daniel Bryan vs. The Rock
Katsuyori Shibata vs. Triple H

We also talk about the week in wrestling, the upcoming Battleground PPV, our thoughts on if CM Punk will ever come back to the WWE and who we would want to see him have matches with, and Ginuwine.


3: Tanahashi’s Beautiful Hair

July 14, 2017

In this episode we talk about a bunch of stuff, but mostly hair. Oh ya, and also wrestler name changes, WWE’s Great Balls of Fire, New Japan Pro Wrestling’s G1 Special in USA event, and more hair.


2: Genuine Skiboys

July 6, 2017

In episode 2, we take another swing at introducing ourselves (since our first attempt was lost to the decay of time (and bad audio quality)), and talk about things like essential wrestling terminology, best friends betraying each other, and the time Matt met Goldberg and some random skier at a car dealership.

We then spend the bulk of our time discussing a big week in women’s wrestling and the progression of women’s wrestling over the last few years to where it stands today. Also, more ski talk.


1: Derek Says Kiss Your Mom

June 30, 2017

In the first episode of Genuine Wrestleboys, Derek, Esai, Matt, and Zack talk about some of the current goings on in the wrestling world, have a hefty chat about entrance music in wrestling, and Derek says to kiss your mom.


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