The WWE Network is listing the Greatest Royal Rumble for a five-hour window, a big preview of tonight’s Impact Wrestling pay-per-view, Netflix series looks at Donald Trump’s political inspiration, winners of the WWE’s Saudi Arabian tryouts, Kevin Lee dominates Edson Barboza, World of Sports announces taping, and more.
We look at a lot of the coverage for Bruno Sammartino this week, Alexa Bliss scheduled for Backlash, MLW debuts on beIN Sports, WWE tour in South Africa, how U.K. viewers can watch the Impact pay-per-view, new deal with 5Spike, Young Bucks’ final night at famous venue, New Orleans police investigating WrestleCon incident, Andre the Giant doc review, and more.
John Pollock and Wai Ting provide a comprehensive review of HBO’s “André the Giant” documentary chronicling the life and career of the late André Rousimoff. Following the review, the two are joined by historian and author Pat Laprade to discuss his experience working as a field producer for the film. Pat talks about traveling to France to interview André’s family, how he felt Vince McMahon and Hulk Hogan came across in the documentary, and his upcoming book on the life of André the Giant.
John Pollock and Wai Ting present a special POST Wrestling tribute to the late Bruno Sammartino, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 82. The two are joined by Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski to chat about Sammartino’s incredible legacy, his two runs as WWWF champion, his biggest drawing programs, his appeal to his audience as the ultimate hero and why the city of Toronto was such an integral part of Sammartino’s career.
Oli and Benno are back to talk the announcement of WWE UK returning for two days at the Royal Albert Hall and reports of new ITV World of Sport tapings in the summer. They also review RevPro Live in New Orleans and discuss the announcements of Kassius Ohno for Progress Super Strong Style 16, Drew Parker in Tournament Of Death, Kenoh coming to Frontline Wrestling and John Klinger’s return to GWF.
It’s night one of the 2018 Superstar Shake-Up as wrestlers from SmackDown Live jump over to Raw. Join us as we dissect an evening of game-changing roster changes featuring the likes of Jinder Mahal, Baron Corbin, Dolph Ziggler and Breezango! Also, Jeff Hardy becomes a Grand Slam champ and a former NXT champion makes his return.