A weekly look at all things professional wrestling, from WWE, RAW, and Smackdown Live to AEW Dynamite, Impact Wrestling, NJPW, independent promotions like WelterWeight Wrestling, NWA Wildside, Absolute Intense Wrestling, and more. The panel brings almost 100 years of wrestling experience in and out of the ring and discusses televised and major event results, upcoming events, live event reviews, industry rumors, and booking analysis.
EP 289: MJF Promo, Dynamite, and HIAC Predictions
On this episode, The Brethren kick things off by making their predictions for WWE Hell in a Cell, taking place Sunday June 5th from the Allstate Arena! Then they discuss highlights of the June 1st AEW Dynamite show. Finally, the MJF "pipe bomb" promo is played in its entirety and UNCENSORED! Then, the Brethren take time to review and give their thoughts on everything MJF.
HELL IN A CELL
2-on-1 Handicap Match
Omos + MVP vs. Bobby Lashley [+1 point]
Ezekiel vs. Kevin Owens [+1 point]
Mixed 6-person Tag Match
Faux Bullet Club vs. The Judgment Day [+1 point]
United States Title Match
Theory vs. Mustafa Ali [+3 points]
RAW Women’s Title Triple Threat Match
Bianca Belair vs. Becky Lynch vs. Asuka [+5 points]
Cody Rhodes vs. Seth Rollins [+2 points]
- Punk vs. Hiroshi Tanahashi at Forbidden Door
- Miro returns and destroys Johnny Elite
- JAS and the line "AEW Galaxy ... Appreciate Us."
- Wardlow making his "official debut" - yet he's 52-8.
EP 288: Double or Nothing Predictions
In this episode the Brethren make their predictions and preview AEW's Double or Nothing Pay-Per-View event going down on Sunday, May 29, 2022. Who agrees with whom? Who will have the best record of the night? The night of action is as follows (perhaps not in this order).
Double or nothing - buy in SHOW
Hookhausen vs. Tony Nese/”Smart” Mark Sterling
Double or nothing - PROPER
AEW WORLD TAG TITLE TRIPLE-THREAT MATCH
Jurassic Express vs. Swerve Strickland + Keith Lee vs. Team Taz
~ IF Wardlow wins, he's free of MJF's contract, if MJF Wins, Wardlow can never sign with AEW ~
MJF vs. Wardlow
~ TRIOS MATCH ~
Death Triangle vs. House of Black
~ The Elite vs The Delete ~
Young Bucks vs. The Hardys
AEW TBS TITLE MATCH
Jade Cargill vs. Anna Jay
~ Mixed Tag Match ~ ((RUMORED))
Sammy Guevara + Tay Conti vs. TBD + Paige Van Zant
~ Singles Match ~ ((RUMORED))
Darby Allin vs. Kyle O’Reilly
~ Anarchy at the Arena ~
Jericho Appreciation Society vs. BCC + Eddie Kingston + Proud & Powerful
~ FINALS OF OWEN HART CUP [MEN] ~
Samoa Joe vs. Adam Cole
~ FINALS OF OWEN HART CUP [WOMEN] ~
Ruby Soho/Kris Statlander vs. Dr Britt Baker D.M.D.
AEW WOMEN’S TITLE MATCH
Thunder Rosa vs. Serena Deeb
AEW WORLD TITLE MATCH
“Hangman” Adam Page vs. C.M. Punk
EP 287: Mercedes and Trinity and Stephanie and Paul
On this episode, Josh and Jarret discuss the big news topic of the past week, as well as the "lesser" story of the week. Josh and Jarret get in to Stephanie McMahon announcing that she is leaving WWE to spend more time with her family, just as Triple H is announced that he's returned to work full-time. Then they move on to Sasha Banks and Naomi walking out during a live broadcast of Monday Night RAW, and what those ramifications might look like moving forward - even if that means to a new promotion.
EP 286: Rants and Results (WM Backlash)
On this episode, The Brethren have a few epic rants up their sleeves. Seth gets to talk about the Main Event scene in WWE. Josh rants about WWE's penchant for "bait and switch" for Lacey Evans and for the Tag Team Titles between RAW and Smackdown. Then the Brethren review the results from WWE WrestleMania Backlash, and reveal the results of their predictions!
WrestleMania Backlash Results
Cody Rhodes def. Seth Rollins
Omos def. Bobby Lashley
Singles Match - Damien Priest banned from ringside
Edge def. A.J. Styles
SD Women’s Title I Quit Match
Ronda Rousey def. Charlotte Flair
Madcap Moss def. Happy Corbin
Six-Man Tag Match
The Bloodline def. RK-Bro & Drew McIntyre
EP 285: OHF Tournament Talk and WM Backlash Predictions
On this episode, Seth and Josh discuss AEW's Owen Hart Foundation Tournaments for both Men and Women. They review the match-ups revealed for the men, and discuss what could be coming for the women. Then they get into their predictions for WWE WM Backlash.
AEW OHF Men's Tournament - First Round Matches
Adam Cole vs. Dax Harwood
Jeff Hardy vs. Darby Allin
Rey Fenix vs. Kyle O'Reilly
Samoa Joe vs. *Joker*
WWE WM Backlash Matches
Happy Corbin vs. Madcap Moss
Bobby Lashley vs. Omos w/MVP
Edge vs. A.J. Styles - Damien Priest barred from ringside
Seth Rollins vs. Cody Rhodes
Charlotte Flair vs. Ronda Rousey - I Quit Match for the SD Women's Championship
Six Man Tag: The Bloodline vs. R-Clay-Bro (credit: Simon Miller)
EP 284: The Brethren are LIVE (kinda)
The Wrestling Brethren of Seth, Jarret and Josh are LIVE baby! Well... kind of. This episode was recorded live... with all three Brethren in the same room together! Schaumburg, Illinois hosts The Wrestling Brethren Podcast on April 21, 2022 - and it was Jarret's birthday! On this episode, we get into the news of the week and had some opinions to share.
1. Theory wins the United States title from Finn Bálor
+ April 18 episode of RAW.
+ Theory has defeated Bálor several times.
+ This one match spawns a few other topics…
2. Vince McMahon has put out a ring name edict. Except for a few stars and special cases - no more real names.
+ Raquel Rodriguez
3. How do you watch WWE programming?
+ WWE seems to do certain things at certain times that fans have been clamoring for - but if it’s not “your guy” or “your girl” - are you still complaining?
4. Is Cody the Guy to dethrone Roman?
5. Forbidden Door PPV
+ AEW x NJPW
+ June 26th
+ United Center in Chicago
+ Dream matches?