Big Cass returns and faces Daniel Bryan and Samoa Joe for the final spot in the men’s MITB match, Lana and Naomi engage in a Dance-Off. We talk reports from the first day of the CM Punk & Colt Cabana vs. Chris Amann defamation trial, and your chance to win tickets to Smash Wrestling’s “The Northern Tournament”
Daniel Bryan vs. Jeff Hardy for the first time with the winner facing Samoa Joe next week, Shinsuke Nakamura reveals the stipulation for his match against AJ Styles. John catches us up on NJPW’s Best of the Super Juniors tournament including his recommended matches thus far, plus Tuesday’s surprise appearance from Chris Jericho.
John Pollock and WH Park present the first official version of POST PURORESU, our monthly look at all the news and events happening in the world of Japanese professional wrestling. Featuring a big look at this year’s Champion Carnival tournament that just wrapped, the positioning of Naomichi Marufuji as he goes for both the GHC and Triple Crown titles, and the relationship between AJPW and NOAH going into the summer.
Shinsuke Nakamura debuts his HEEL entrance music before dismantling The (reunited) Club’s Gallows & Anderson in front of a helpless AJ Styles, Big Cass explains why he hates short people like Daniel Bryan, and The Uso’s finally find The Bludgeon Brothers’ “glowing” kryptonite. We run through the entire card and give our predictions for Friday’s Greatest Royal Rumble.
The WWE pays tribute to the passing of Bruno Sammartino, Raw gives a final push to its matches ahead of Friday’s Greatest Royal Rumble, and Ronda Rousey gets physical in Natalya’s defense. Wai shares his thoughts on the excellent Bruno documentary that premiered tonight on the WWE Network. John talks about the death of Motoko Baba.
John Pollock is joined by Keep It 2000’s Nate Milton to review Impact Wrestling’s Redemption pay-per-view. The two go through the full card and take your live feedback from the event. They discuss the state of Impact Wrestling in 2018, what worked and what didn’t on the show, and whether or not Impact Wrestling has been “redeemed”.