PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #24: Kevin Kelly, WWE Q1 Financials, NJPW BOSJ, ROH War of the Worlds, CHIKARA & More!

May 10, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, JT Rozzero, Steve Wille, Nate Milton and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • WWE: Brandon Howard

    • WWE 2017 Q1 Financial Report
    • WWE Payback Fallout
    • The Direction of WWE in the Near Future
  • NJPW & ROH: Kevin Kelly
    • New Japan's goals and plans for global expansion
    • War of the Worlds tour
    • Ring of Honor roster handling longer tours
    • Kevin's thoughts on Christopher Daniels as champion
    • Battle of the Super Juniors
  • CHIKARA: Glenn Butler
    • Life After Nazmaldun: fallout among the heXed Men and the formation of The Furies
    • Heidi Lovelace & Kimberlee farewells
    • Resolution of the Campeonatos de Parejas
    • Best matches/secret season MVP

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #23: WWE Payback, JinderMania~!, TNA Roster Shuffle, WresleCircus, Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame & More!

April 26, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, Nate Milton, John D'Amato and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • WWE
    • Looking Back at the Superstar Shake Up
    • Where does Braun Strowman Go From Here?
    • Jinder Mania!
    • Payback Preview
  • TNA
    • Roster Shake Up
    • Recap of the Recent TV Tapings (Spoilers Included)
    • Current State of TNA Creative
  • Indies: Pete Schirmacher
    • Preview of WrestleCircus iPPV
    • Thoughts on Evolve 82 & 83
    • Star Potential of Keith Lee
    • Booking on the Independent Circuit
    • Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #22: JBL & Mauro Ranallo, WWE Network, WrestleMania Business Breakdown, Superstar Shake Up & More!

April 12, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, JT Rozzero, Nate Milton, John D'Amato and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • WWE Business: Brandon Howard

    • Be a Star: JBL Bullying Mauro? Coach Defending JBL? WWE's Bullying Culture?
    • WWE Network Subscriber Update
    • WrestleMania's Financial Success
  • WWE Product
    • Highlights of WrestleMania
    • Thoughts on the Superstar Shake Up
    • Where the Brands Are Headed Into the Summer

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

You can find Clotheslines & Headlines, plus other great shows on the Place to Be Nation Wrestling feed on iTunes by clicking here. These shows are also on Stitcher. You can also check out our dedicated podbean page and download an app directly to your mobile device.

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #21: WrestleMania Weekend Preview

March 27, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, JT Rozzero, Steve Wille, Nate Milton and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • Headlines: Hardy Boyz & WWE?

    • When will the Hardys return?
    • Will the Broken Universe join them?
  • WWE: Cowboy Morrissette
    • Preview of NXT: Takeover
    • Preview of WrestleMania
    • Predictions for Raw
  • Everything Else in Orlando: Pete Schirmacher
    • Preview of the WWN Schedule of Events
    • Ring of Honor's Saturday Slate
    • The PTBN WrestleMania Tailgate

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

You can find Clotheslines & Headlines, plus other great shows on the Place to Be Nation Wrestling feed on iTunes by clicking here. These shows are also on Stitcher. You can also check out our dedicated podbean page and download an app directly to your mobile device.

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #20: Christopher Daniels Interview, WWE Fastlane, Ring of Honor, WXW 16 Carat, CHIKARA & More!

March 16, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, JT Rozzero, Steve Wille, Nate Milton, Glenn Butler and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • Headlines: Christopher Daniels

    • Run-up to his title win
    • How to successfully tell long-term stories
    • Importance of surprise in wrestling
    • Staying healthy in a long career
    • Marvel Comics!
  • WWE: John D'Amato
    • WrestleMania Excitement Levels
    • AJ Versus: An exciting new game about alternative AJ Styles opponents!
  • WXW: Allan Blackstock
    • Full 16 Carat Weekend Recap
    • A 2017 Match of the Year Candidate
    • Breakout or unknown wrestlers to watch for
  • CHIKARA
    • Two different ways to reveal surprise title changes
    • A live perspective on Chikara's recent swing through New England
    • The Max Smashmaster singles push
    • A look at announced matches for Chikara's WrestleMania-weekend shows, including the return of Zack Sabre Jr. and more

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

You can find Clotheslines & Headlines, plus other great shows on the Place to Be Nation Wrestling feed on iTunes by clicking here. These shows are also on Stitcher. You can also check out our dedicated podbean page and download an app directly to your mobile device.

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #19: Kevin Kelly, Broken Hardys: Free Agents, TNA Shakeups, WWE Fastlane, CWF & More!

March 1, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, JT Rozzero, Steve Wille, Nate Milton and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • Headlines

    • Future of the Broken Hardys, Mike Bennett, Maria & Drew Galloway
    • The big shakeups and moves in TNA
  • Ring of Honor & New Japan - Kevin Kelly
    • Thoughts on TNA's business moves
    • His career changes within ROH and role with NJPW
    • The positive reception of Honor Rising
    • NJPW's California Expansion
    • Thoughts on the PTBN Honor Roll and ROH's 15th Anniversary Show
  • WWE
    • Fastlane Preview
    • SmackDown Thoughts
  • CWF - Brad Stutts
    • The success of Battlecade
    • The art of booking CWF
    • Booking the Hardys in CWF
    • Filming in the Broken Universe
    • Predicting the next crop of CWF breakout stars
    • CHIKARA's influence on CWF

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #18: WWE Financials, Elimination Chamber,

February 16, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, Steve Wille, Nate Milton, Glenn Butler and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • WWE Financials: Brandon Howard (Fightful.com)
    • How does Network revenue and profit compare to the PPV model?
    • Is there a need to change on-screen product if company is succeeding financially?
    • Drawing power of individual superstars
  • WWE
    • Elimination Chamber recap
    • Smackdown's increased use of women's wrestling
    • Changing of the guard at top of the card
  • Ring of Honor: Brad Woodling
    • Roster and office personnel in flux
    • State of independent wrestling contracts
    • Bullet Club Japan vs. Bullet Club USA
  • CHIKARA
    • Season 16 Finale Recap
    • National Pro Wrestling Day
    • A secret season?
    • Can any other company pull off time-jump storylines?
    • The Eye of Tyr, Introductory Course

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

You can find Clotheslines & Headlines, plus other great shows on the Place to Be Nation Wrestling feed on iTunes by clicking here. These shows are also on Stitcher. You can also check out our dedicated podbean page and download an app directly to your mobile device.

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #17: Seth Rollins, NXT: Takeover, Royal Rumble 2017, Evolve, Chris Hero & More!

February 2, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, Nate Milton, Glenn Butler and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • Headlines

    • Seth Rollins: Injured Again
  • WWE: Ben Morse
    • Thoughts on NXT: Takeover
    • Royal Rumble 2017 Review
    • Early Views on Elimination Chamber 2017
  • Evolve 76 & 77: Good Ol' Will From Texas
    • Broken Ring Ropes Aplenty
    • Chris Hero's farewell matches - How will he fare in WWE his second time around?
    • Who should be on WWE's radar?
    • Love Triangles in Wrestling History

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #16: Kurt Angle, Royal Rumble Preview, UK Championship Tournament, 205 Live, CWF-Mid Atlantic & More!

January 18, 2017

On this episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, Chad Campbell, Steve Wille, JT Rozzero Nate Milton and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:

  • Headlines

    • Kurt Angle Returns!
  • WWE
    • Royal Rumble 2016 Preview
  • UKCT: Allan Blackstock
    • Thoughts on attending live
    • Who were the breakout stars?
    • What this meant for the UK wrestling scene
  • 205 Live & Indies: Hugh Little
    • When did 205 Live take a wrong turn?
    • How can it be fixed?
  • CWF-Mid Atlantic & TNA: Brad Stutts & Pete Schirmacher
    •  How the territory came to be
    • The territory breaking out and gaining momentum 
    • Discussion on some CWF stars and key moments
    • BattleCade 2016
    • The future of CWF-Mid Atlantic

So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!

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PTBN’s Clotheslines & Headlines #15: 2016 in Review, Wrestle Kingdom, Dixie Down, Jarrett Returns, Lucha Underground & More!

January 5, 2017
On this ******** rated episode of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines, Steve Wille, Nate Milton, Glenn Butler and a series of special guests run through the latest in the world of wrestling! The following topics were discussed in this episode:
 
Headlines
TNA! Dixie Carter! Anthem Sports! Jeff Jarrett!
 
New Japan: Chad Campbell
Wrestle Kingdom 11 Recap
The Art of Rating Matches
 
Lucha Underground: Jordan Duncan
Views on Intergender Wrestling
New Arrivals & Characters
Thoughts on Sexy Star's Title Reign
Psychogeography & Space Monkey
 
2016 Year End Awards
 
So, join the conversation but be sure to avoid the lariat on this edition of PTBN Clotheslines & Headlines!
 
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