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Row 1, Seat 1 #19: Patriots & Florida/Miami Preview

Row 1, Seat 1 #19: Patriots & Florida/Miami Preview

August 23, 2019

It's a football themed episode of Row 1, Seat 1 this week. @GentOnWheels joins Ben to discuss the New England Patriots. Will the Pats repeat as Super Bowl Champions? What will become of their Lord and Savior Tom Brady? Next, Ben brings on his best friend @sethaweitz to talk trash about the upcoming Florida/Miami college football game, and also preview the Miami Dolphins season.

Row 1, Seat 1 #17: Matt Griffin

Row 1, Seat 1 #17: Matt Griffin

August 15, 2019

ACTION Wrestling promoter Matt Griffin joins Ben in this week's episode of Row 1, Seat 1! Matt talks about his personal history, including being a Marine during 9/11, his wrestling career, and his decision to start @WrestleACTION1. Ben and @MatttheMouth also preview this Friday's ACTION card in Tyrone, GA, so check this show out!

Row 1, Seat 1 #16: SCI Weekend Review

Row 1, Seat 1 #16: SCI Weekend Review

August 7, 2019

Ben welcomes @titansowrestlin to the podcast this week to review the Scenic City Invitational weekend! No detail is spared as Ben and Pete talk about baseball games, proms, boxing classes, White Claws, karaoke, and tons and tons of wrestling. They also review the Crux, S.U.P., Futures and Scenic City Invitational Night 1 and 2 shows in this episode, so check it out! 

Row 1, Seat 1 #15: Scenic City Invitational

Row 1, Seat 1 #15: Scenic City Invitational

July 31, 2019

Ben welcomes Scott Hensley and Dylan Hales, the bookers behind the Scenic City Invitational Tournament to the podcast this week. @SCITournament, which takes place this Friday and Saturday, is discussed detail, including its history, and a preview of what is to come this weekend, with five shows taking place over four days and a slew of accompanying events. A fun show so check it out! 

Row 1, Seat 1 #14- Jaden Newman

Row 1, Seat 1 #14- Jaden Newman

July 24, 2019

Ben welcomes independent wrestler Jaden Newman to the podcast this week! @Jaden4Real discusses growing up as a wrestler in the Chattanooga area, how Chattanooga has shaped him, and the impact he hopes to make at the Scenic City Invitational this coming August 2nd and 3rd as the hometown hero. Jaden also discusses his experience traveling through the country as a young wrestler in promotions such as S.U.P. and Chikara. A fun show so check it out! 

 
Row 1, Seat 1 #13: Tony Deppen

Row 1, Seat 1 #13: Tony Deppen

July 18, 2019

In the second episode of the week, Ben welcomes independent wrestler Tony_Deppen to the podcast! Tony brings tales of the wild backyard wrestling scene of the 2000s, including many notable independent stars of today. From there, Tony tells of his experiences in CZW and his current home, GCW. A fun show from one of the most versatile independent wrestlers on the scene today! 

Row 1, Seat 1 #12: Dominic Garrini

Row 1, Seat 1 #12: Dominic Garrini

July 17, 2019

In the first half of a two-episode week for Row 1 Seat 1, Ben welcomes Dominic Garrini to the podcast! @dgarrinbc talks about his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu career, and how it's helped him as a professional wrestler. Dom also discusses his training with Johnny Gargano and Candice LeRae, his upbringing in AIW, his travels throughout the country with such groups as EVOLVE, and what he looks forward to in the future as a professional wrestler and a BJJ practitioner. An informative show so check it out!

Row 1, Seat 1 #11: Curt Stallion

Row 1, Seat 1 #11: Curt Stallion

July 11, 2019

This week on Row 1, Seat 1 EVOLVE wrestler @CurtStallion joins the podcast. Curt previews his debut on the WWE Network coming up this Saturday, and reflects on his career, including his stint in the Ring of Honor Top Prospect Tournament, his travels throughout the U.S., and his stay in the New Japan Dojo. @ConfirmedShoot Matt also joins Ben to talk about his Raptors winning the NBA title and NBA free agency.

Row 1, Seat 1 #10- John Philapavage

Row 1, Seat 1 #10- John Philapavage

July 2, 2019

This week Ben welcomes documentary filmmaker and wrestling superfan @JohnPhilapavage. Johnny P discusses the making of his ECW documentary "Barbed Wire City," and the process of making a wrestling documentary. Ben and Johnny also weave through Johnny's history of fandom, including his early adoption of ECW and Ring of Honor, and his later trips to CWF-Mid Atlantic. A fun show so check it out!

Row 1, Seat 1 #8: Mikey Blanton

Row 1, Seat 1 #8: Mikey Blanton

June 12, 2019

In part 2 of his Road Trip Diaries, Ben welcomes Mikey Blanton, owner and promoter of Black Label Pro wrestling. Mikey talks about his origins in wrestling promoting, how @blabelpro came to be, and exactly what went into the Black Label Pro "There's Something About Barry" show with Barry Windham. Ben then welcomed Mikey's fiancee Jess to talk about the family aspect of promoting a show. An insightful show for those looking to see what goes into promoting a show!