18 episodes

MLW Radio Network presents Bauer & Pollock. MMA and Pro Wrestling Producer and Executive Court Bauer and the Fight Network's John Pollock goes in-depth on the biggest stories in the pro wrestling and fight world.

Combining Court’s insight with John’s razor sharp yet cordial Canadian wit, the King and the Fish bring a unique perspective on pro wrestling and MMA.

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MLW Radio Network presents Bauer & Pollock. MMA and Pro Wrestling Producer and Executive Court Bauer and the Fight Network's John Pollock goes in-depth on the biggest stories in the pro wrestling and fight world.

Combining Court’s insight with John’s razor sharp yet cordial Canadian wit, the King and the Fish bring a unique perspective on pro wrestling and MMA.

    September 29, 2017

    September 29, 2017

    John Pollock of The LAW: Live Audio Wrestling & MLW Radio's Court Bauer return to chat about numerous topics:

    --The WWE's Hell in a Cell show and the Shane McMahon program with Kevin Owens

    --The WWE championship run of Jinder Mahal and feud with Shinsuke Nakamura

    --The problems with WWE building up babyfaces

    --A future program for Triple H

    --The Bullet Club goes to Raw and return home with a cease & desist

    --Impact announced Bound for Glory for Ottawa, Ontario and Bauer conducts a site survey on the Aberdeen Pavilion in Ottawa

    --The viability of running Ottawa for six consecutive nights

    --The issues Impact has had throughout 2017 and where The Hardys would have fit in, if they stayed

    --FloSlam drops all WWN programming and the fight between the two sides over the past week

    --What is next for the WWN shows?

    --The leaked memo and reaction from Gabe Sapolsky

    --Lucha Underground does low number for first week of Ultima Lucha Tres

    --Wrestling books on from Ric & Charlotte Flair, Jim Ross and biography on Mad Dog Vachon & more

    • 1 hr 8 min
    September 15, 2017

    September 15, 2017

    John Pollock of The LAW: Live Audio Wrestling & MLW’s Court Bauer are back chatting all the big stories going on in the industry this week:

    --Ronda Rousey attends the Mae Young Classic Final but no angle is shot

    --Her prospects within the WWE, how a deal would & could be structured

    --If she has a future with the UFC

    --The WWE’s big emphasis on television matches over the past few months

    --The loaded up No Mercy card for Los Angeles

    --Reaction to the Vince McMahon / Kevin Owens angle

    --The headbutt controversy

    --Where Owens is slotted on SmackDown coming off Tuesday’s angle

    --The Jinder Mahal run as WWE champion

    --The Global Wrestling Network

    --GFW creative changes

    --Otto Wanz passes away

    --CMLL’s 84th Anniversary card this Saturday

    --The year that All Japan Pro Wrestling is having

    --New Japan returns with their Destruction card in Hiroshima this weekend

    --The WWE runs show in Hawaii & more

    • 1 hr 7 min
    August 25, 2017

    August 25, 2017

    John Pollock of The LAW: Live Audio Wrestling & MLW Radio’s Court Bauer return after multiple attempts to chat about the following:



    --The announcement of Asuka vacating the NXT women’s title at Thursday’s television tapings



    --The main roster move for Asuka and challenges ahead



    --The influx of new talent to NXT over the next few months



    --The ongoing lawsuit involving Dr. Chris Amann and CM Punk & Colt Cabana – new information on the case, the inclusion of Cabana in the suit as the case drags on



    --The injury to Big Cass



    --The future for Enzo as he moves to 205 Live



    --The Jon Jones drug test failure, his future, how this affects Brock Lesnar going into his next set of contract negotiations



    --The future of The Undertaker, if there is one inside of the ring for the WWE



    --A surprising character for the WWE 2K18 video game



    --TripleMania streaming for free on Twitch this weekend with the main event airing on Televisa in Mexico



    --Brock Lesnar vs. Braun Strowman headlining No Mercy on Sept. 24th with the perfect event theme song for these two monsters



    --Global Force Wrestling eyeing a streaming service and its viability and the necessity for a bigger television platform within the U.S.



    --The plight of FloSlam



    --An update on Tyson Kidd with the WWE



    --Big discussion on Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Conor McGregor on Saturday night & more

    • 1 hr 26 min
    May 19, 2017

    May 19, 2017

    John Pollock of The LAW: Live Audio Wrestling and Court Bauer from MLW Radio are back chatting all of the news:

    --New Japan Pro Wrestling’s releases business figure for their fiscal year, 2017-18 expectations, how well is New Japan World performing and their weekly viewership on AXS TV

    --A look at this week’s press conference from Los Angeles to announce details for the 7/1 and 7/2 cards in Long Beach and where they will be airing

    --The future of Kenny Omega, and yes that discussion needs to start now

    --Hiroshi Tanahashi suffers a torn biceps but plans to wrestle in a few weeks and won’t miss Dominion

    --The WWE’s U.K. special launches today with Jim Ross & Nigel McGuinness calling the show

    --Packed weekend of cards, including NXT Takeover and Backlash taking place from Chicago

    --The push of Jinder Mahal and whether he has clicked in the new position he finds himself in

    --The good and the bad of Impact Wrestling coming out of this week’s episode

    --The role that international television rights are playing when it comes to non-WWE professional wrestling

    --Impact announces the signings of several performers

    --Psycho Clown and Dr. Wagner putting their masks on the line prior to their mask vs. mask match at the end of August

    --A new color commentator for CMLL’s international television

    --CM Punk is offered $1 million dollars by the U.K. based Five Star Wrestling promotion

    --Dana White and Conor McGregor state their side is done and now White can begin negotiations with Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his team

    --Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Hart planning a bus tour?

    • 1 hr 13 min
    May 5, 2017

    May 5, 2017

    Court Bauer and John Pollock reunite on Cinco de Mayo for a big one-shot talking:

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 comes out today featuring Dave Bautista as DRAX tracking for a HUGE opening weekend

    ESPN cuts - Will this affect UFC having ESPN as a bidder for rights package? Same with WWE if others scale back on high $$ for rights

    WWE Q1 Earnings Report

    WWE in Middle East

    WWE Network adds over 120 episodes of a classic TV series

    World of Sport tapings delayed with additional details

    Undertaker in Manhattan for surgery most likely on his hip

    Charlotte Flair hacked; photos leaked

    Titus O’Neil leaks a photo himself of Braun and Roman sightseeing in Rome

    Monetization of wrestling content on YouTube update

    NJPW Wrestling Dontaku results and what’s next

    APW at Cow Palace tomorrow night

    Adam Cole is now a free agent

    Sean Waltman’s weird weekend

    Mauro Ranallo’s next move?

    • 1 hr 7 min
    April 21, 2017

    April 21, 2017

    By popular demand, Bauer & Pollock are back with another One-Shot! On this episode, the King and the Fish talk the new YouTube wrestling algorithm, the reincarnation of Jinder Mahal, IMPACT at week 7 of its reset, WWE's Business Partner Summit, Shibata and Vader's health issues in Japan, a big independent show bringing wrestling back to the Cow Palace, FMW returns with Onita and an exploding bat, FLO at month 6 and more!

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

JamesPrestridge ,

Love the show

Reviewing to say thanks for all the content!

mrchappelow ,

Never-miss

I subscribe to about 30 podcasts which I pick and choose from. This one is never miss for me. As soon as I see it I listen. Great podcast. Keep up the good work.

Turtle Money ,

Must-Listen

John Pollock brings his great journalistic approach and knowledge of the business, while Court brings his decade-plus of industry experience. If you have an interest in pro-wrestling and the business side of it, this is an absolute must-listen. They often break news and reveal behind the scenes stories. Top quality from 2 serious guys who respect this business.

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