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Don Callis Joins New Japan English Commentary Team

The new member of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s English commentary team is Don Callis, who will be replacing Steve Corino and taking the position alongside Kevin Kelly for the New Japan World streaming service.

Jan. 17 Review-A-Raw: “Little Brock, Arkansas”

John Pollock & Wai Ting review Raw from Arkansas, discuss the handling of Jimmy Snuka’s passing, Kurt Angle going into the Hall of Fame, Brock Lesnar returns, Bayley’s poetry, a bad night for Titus O’Neil and they discuss the U.K. tournament and take your feedback.

WWE U.K. Tournament – Day 2 Report

John Pollock goes through the second day of the WWE U.K. tournament with the quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final to crown the first WWE U.K. champion.

Jimmy Snuka Passes Away at 73

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka (James Reiher) passed away on Sunday after battling stomach cancer and had been in hospice care.

The LAW’s Worst of 2016 Picks

The LAW’s Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski, Jason Agnew, John Pollock and Braden Herrington make their “Worst of 2016” picks in 19 different categories.

WWE U.K Tournament – Day 1 Report

A full report on the first day of the WWE’s U.K. tournament from Blackpool with the start of the 16 man single elimination tournament to crown the first U.K. champion.

Review-A-Wai – Wrestling Road Diaries 3 with Colt Cabana

John Pollock and Wai Ting review the new “Wrestling Road Diaries 3: Funny Equals Money” documentary starring Colt Cabana, Grado and Kikutaro and then welcome Cabana onto the show to chat about the making of the documentary and the subjects covered in the doc.

Jan. 12 The MMA Report feat. BJ Penn, Erik Magraken

John Pollock welcomes former two-division champion and UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn to chat his return this Sunday, litigation lawyer Erik Magraken discusses Mark Hunt’s lawsuit that was filed and we chat Floyd Mayweather Jr / Conor McGregor and preview this Sunday’s UFC card in Phoenix.

Jan. 12 Edition of whtsNXT with Jason Agnew & Bartender Dave

Jason Agnew chats with Bartender Dave about this week’s episode, the rematch between DIY and The Revival, matches made for Takeover, the upcoming Royal Rumble, Agnew’s “Rumble Strikes” show in Toronto, sobriety and they take your feedback.

The Final Edition of Bauer & Pollock

John Pollock & Court Bauer present one final show and chat about the market value of Kenny Omega, the Royal Rumble build, the future of Kyle O’Reilly, the U.K. tournament, The Cruiserweight division, UFC trying to book major fights and the changing face of the promotion this year.

New Japan Announces New Beginning Cards for February

New Japan Pro Wrestling has announced the cards for February’s New Beginning events in Sapporo and Osaka, including Kazuchika Okada defending the IWGP heavyweight title against Minoru Suzuki and Tetsuya Naito vs. Michael Elgin for the IC title.

Jan. 11 Edition of Review-A-Smackdown

John Pollock & Wai Ting review Smackdown from Baton Rouge, John Cena pins Baron Corbin, more entrants in the Royal Rumble, The Wyatts are crumbling, Nikki Bella and Natalya’s brawl, Cedric Alexander DUMPS Alicia Fox and Shane McMahon co-hosts Talking Smack.

The Undertaker and Shawn Michaels Help Raw Maintain Audience

Going up against the College Football Playoff National Championship game, Raw held up fairly well with approximately 2,907,000 viewers watching Monday’s show on the USA Network. This was only down slightly from last week’s average of 3,040,000 viewers.

Jan. 10 Review-A-Raw: “United Mates of America”

John Pollock and Wai Ting review Raw in New Orleans, The Undertaker enters the Royal Rumble, Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho defeat Roman Reigns for the U.S. title, Shawn Michaels appearance, Mick Foley shaves head, Okada vs. Omega chat and your feedback.

Jan. 8 Edition of The LAW – The Worst of 2016

Jason Agnew, Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski, John Pollock and Braden Herrington make their “Worst of 2016” picks in all the key categories, they play “Likely / Unlikely” for 2017 predictions and go over the past week’s news and LAW Extra covers Wrestle Kingdom 11 and New Year Dash.

WWN Live Style Battle Report – One Night Tournament

WWN Live presented their first “Style Battle” card, a single-elimination tournament on Saturday night from Ybor City, Florida. These will be regular shows all year from WWN and culminate with a tournament at the end of the year involving all the year’s winners on FloSlam. Timothy Barr opens up the show and introduces the show.

Jan. 6 News Update: Kenny Omega Taking Time Off from Japan

Numbers are in for the first Impact of 2017, Kenny Omega message, stats from New Japan’s big week, Chris Hero returns at NXT tapings, TNA’s One Night Only card, Jimmy Snuka charges dropped, WWE U.K. tournament participants, UFC 207 early pay-per-view estimate and more.

Japanese Audio Wrestling – Wrestle Kingdom 11 Review

Chris Charlton & WH Park are back and joined by Jojo Remy to review the huge Wrestle Kingdom 11 card with the match everyone is discussing with Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega. They also tackle the New Year Dash card, the return of Suzuki-gun and all the programs set in motion this week.

The LAW’s Best of 2016 Picks

The LAW’s Jason Agnew, Dan “The Mouth” Lovranski, John Pollock and Braden Herrington make their “Best of 2016” picks from Best Wrestler, Feud, Match, Tag Team, Gimmick, MMA fighter, Television show and many more.

Keep It 2000 Ep. 2 – What A Funk Wants (January 10, 2000)

Brian Mann and Nate Milton’s suffering continues as they review the final Nitro before Souled Out featuring Scott Steiner’s backstage orgy, Bret Hart’s unceremonious final WCW match, and Jeff Jarrett being buried by three senior citizens.