Bayley is forced to team up with Sasha Banks, Roman Reigns is forced to team up with Lashley, Finn Balor is forced to team up with Baron Corbin, and Kevin Owens is forced to team up with Braun Strowman. Seth Rollins tries to reclaim the Intercontinental Championship from Dolph Ziggler, and Rey Mysterio is announced as a WWE 2K19 Pre-Order Bonus Character.
The EGGSHELLS Podcast Companion is a series of shows exploring a different year in the wrestling history of the Tokyo Dome with a different guest each episode. Episode one sees Chris Charlton and JoJo Remy look at 1989, which saw NJPW host the first pro wrestling show in the building, as well as the revolutionary shoot style promotion UWF stage their biggest card.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE RAW 6/18/18: Ronda Rousey is suspended after attacking new champion Alexa Bliss, Bayley and Sasha Banks break up again, Braun Strowman sets a target with his MITB briefcase, and a title unexpectedly changes hands. We also discuss the announcements of the NJPW G1 Climax 2018 blocks and the WWE’s NXT UK brand.
John Pollock and Wai Ting review WWE Money in the Bank 2018: Ronda Rousey challenges Nia Jax for the Raw Women’s Championship, Men’s and Women’s Money In The Bank winners are decided in ladder matches, AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura in a Last Man Standing Match, Roman Reigns vs. Jinder Mahal in front of a hostile Chicago crowd and more.
John Pollock is joined by Davie Portman from upNXT to review the final episode of Raw before Money in the Bank, featuring a face-to-face with Nia Jax & Ronda Rousey, a ladder convention, an obstacle course, a pair of four-way matches, Baron Corbin shaves his head, plus we take your feedback & questions.
John Pollock speaks with Colt Cabana on his recent victory in court alongside CM Punk, the process of going through the legal system, the toll it has taken, the charges and amount being asked by Dr. Amann’s side, his decision to document the trial on his podcast, and the unexpected comedy that came from the trial.
John Pollock & WH Park review the Best of the Super Juniors tournament with the standout matches and performers, a preview of this Saturday’s Dominion card with Okada vs. Omega, the recent Miyahara vs. Marufuji Triple Crown match, a review of Stardom’s Cinderella tournament, Io Shirai bound for WWE & WH’s “Fashion Report.”
In the first edition of the POST PROFILE, we go in-depth on the career of Ken Shamrock. John Pollock spoke to the UFC Hall of Famer about his rise within mixed martial arts, his roots in professional wrestling, helping to form Pancrase, the rise of the UFC in the 90’s, signing with the World Wrestling Federation, the importance of UFC 40 and the legacy he has carved out.
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.