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.
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.
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?
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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!!!
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September 1, 2017
10! 10! 10! 10! 10! 10! 10! 10! 10! 10!
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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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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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. 😦
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.