Wrestle Buddies podcast

Wrestle Buddies

GameSpot

Wrestle Buddies exists on the corner of professional wrestling and friendship, as GameSpot's wrestling nerds Mat Elfring and Chris E. Hayner dig into the best, worst, and weirdest aspects of sports entertainment. From classic storylines to bizarre matches, we're going to talk about it all with each other and some Wrestle Buddies we meet along the way, including fellow superfans and pro wrestlers.

97 Episodes

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    All Aboard The Lex Express!

    49:22

    This week on Wrestle Buddies, Mat and Chris are looking back at one of the most important moments in American history. In the early '90s, Lex Luger rode on a custom tour bus across the country to meet the fans. That's right, we're talking about Lex Luger's Lex Express Call To Action Campaign. What's the action? What's the campaign? Who knows, but we have theories! Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    Vince McMahon's Cleopatra Egg And A Slice Of WWE Survivor Series Pizza

    48:04

    This week on the show, which is not brought to you by Pizza Hut, we talk about Pizza Hut a lot. How can we not, given that half of Survivor Series was a pizza commercial? The other half? A Red Notice commercial, so Mat and Chris dig deep into the mythical Cleopatra's Egg Vince McMahon had during the show, including how it's a fictional thing that doesn't actually exist. Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    GM Mode Is Coming To WWE 2K22! Also, Survivor Series Predictions

    50:17

    A new video detailing the features from WWE 2K22 has dropped, and Chris and Mat have some inside information after a presentation from 2K Games. Find out more about these new modes, including MyGM, and what they hope for in the new game. Additionally, Survivor Series is coming up, and the guys make their predictions for the upcoming WWE PPV. Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    AEW's Native Beast On Mental Health, Cosplay, And Tag Me In (With Nyla Rose)

    43:28

    Former AEW Women's Champion Nyla Rose stops by to discuss Tag Me In, an initiative that's breaking the stigma of mental health and normalizing the conversation around it. She opens up about challenges with her own mental health, along with talking about cosplaying as Princess Toadstool while playing Among Us on Twitch. Additionally, Rose talks about working with Vicki Guerrero and the road to win the TBS Championship. Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Follow Nyla Rose: https://twitter.com/NylaRoseBeast Follow Tag Me In: https://twitter.com/tagmeinunited Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    MLW's CEO Loves Two Things: Wrestling And Pugs (With Court Bauer)

    53:58

    With MLW arriving on Vice TV airing to national audience, Court Bauer brings decades of experience working in wrestling--including with WWE--for the 2018 relaunch of his MLW promotion. He comes on to the show to talk to Chris and Mat about an upcoming show, TV tapings, Azteca Underground, loving wrestling, pugs, the Punjabi Prison match, and Dune. Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Follow Court: https://twitter.com/courtbauer Follow MLW: https://twitter.com/MLW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    Chucky Returns To Wrestling And Chris Is On The Road

    24:50

    Chris is moving from LA to Florida, so Mat decides to surprise call him while he's on the road. The two discuss wrestlers from Alabama--because that's where Chris was at the time--and Mat has been making a lot of pizza at him. Additionally, Chucky from Child's Play appeared on a recent episode of NXT and Mat is way too giddy about it. Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    Talking Wrestling And Comics (With Headlocked Comics' Michael Kingston)

    47:34

    Headlocked Comics creator Michael Kingston returns to talk about his new Kickstarter campaign for Tales From the Road Vol. 2! Mike joins Chris and Mat to chat wrestling comics, content creation, the return of conventions, and so much more! Make sure to check out the latest Headlocked Comics Kickstarter campaign! Support Headlocked Comics on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/headlockedcomic/headlocked-tales-from-the-road-volume-2 Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    The Scariest Wrestlers Ever

    58:10

    This week, join Mat and Chris around the ol' Wrestle Buddies campfire for some ghost stories and discussions of the scariest wrestlers ever. From AEW's Abadon to The Undertaker, we're breaking down our favorite creepy wrestlers and what makes them so horrifying. After all, Halloween is just around the corner! Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    The 2021 Tournament Of Beef Part 2 (With Keisha Hatchett)

    49:27

    This week, we welcome back third Wrestle Buddy Keisha Hatchett (TV Line) to help us crown the inaugural Tournament of Beef winner. Let's talk about the beefiest wrestler's around for 45 minutes and all get really silly together! Follow Keisha Hatchett: http://www.twitter.com/keishamaze Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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    The 2021 Tournament Of Beef Part 1 (With Greg Martinez-Thomas)

    1:06:44

    This week, GameSpot's Greg Martinez-Thomas returns to the show for the first half of the Tournament of Beef. That's right, after so much talk about beefy boys, we're determining who the beefiest boy in all of the professional wrestling world truly is. And in case you're wondering, both men and women are eligible to be named beefiest boy. Let's go to the bracket! Follow Wrestle Buddies: http://www.twitter.com/wrestlebuddies Follow Chris: http://www.twitter.com/chrishayner Follow Mat: http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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