96 episodes

Wrestle Buddies exists on the corner of professional wrestling and friendship, as GameSpot's wrestling nerds Mat Elfring and Chris E. Hayner dig into the best, worst, and weirdest aspects of sports entertainment. From classic storylines to bizarre matches, we're going to talk about it all with each other and some Wrestle Buddies we meet along the way, including fellow superfans and pro wrestlers.

Wrestle Buddies GameSpot

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    • 4.7 • 27 Ratings

Wrestle Buddies exists on the corner of professional wrestling and friendship, as GameSpot's wrestling nerds Mat Elfring and Chris E. Hayner dig into the best, worst, and weirdest aspects of sports entertainment. From classic storylines to bizarre matches, we're going to talk about it all with each other and some Wrestle Buddies we meet along the way, including fellow superfans and pro wrestlers.

    Vince McMahon's Cleopatra Egg And A Slice Of WWE Survivor Series Pizza

    Vince McMahon's Cleopatra Egg And A Slice Of WWE Survivor Series Pizza

    This week on the show, which is not brought to you by Pizza Hut, we talk about Pizza Hut a lot. How can we not, given that half of Survivor Series was a pizza commercial? The other half? A Red Notice commercial, so Mat and Chris dig deep into the mythical Cleopatra's Egg Vince McMahon had during the show, including how it's a fictional thing that doesn't actually exist.
    Follow Wrestle Buddies:
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    Follow Chris:
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    Follow Mat:
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    • 47 min
    GM Mode Is Coming To WWE 2K22! Also, Survivor Series Predictions

    GM Mode Is Coming To WWE 2K22! Also, Survivor Series Predictions

    A new video detailing the features from WWE 2K22 has dropped, and Chris and Mat have some inside information after a presentation from 2K Games. Find out more about these new modes, including MyGM, and what they hope for in the new game. Additionally, Survivor Series is coming up, and the guys make their predictions for the upcoming WWE PPV.
    Follow Wrestle Buddies:
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    Follow Mat:
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    • 50 min
    AEW's Native Beast On Mental Health, Cosplay, And Tag Me In (With Nyla Rose)

    AEW's Native Beast On Mental Health, Cosplay, And Tag Me In (With Nyla Rose)

    Former AEW Women's Champion Nyla Rose stops by to discuss Tag Me In, an initiative that's breaking the stigma of mental health and normalizing the conversation around it. She opens up about challenges with her own mental health, along with talking about cosplaying as Princess Toadstool while playing Among Us on Twitch. Additionally, Rose talks about working with Vicki Guerrero and the road to win the TBS Championship.

    Follow Wrestle Buddies:
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    Follow Nyla Rose:
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    • 43 min
    MLW's CEO Loves Two Things: Wrestling And Pugs (With Court Bauer)

    MLW's CEO Loves Two Things: Wrestling And Pugs (With Court Bauer)

    With MLW arriving on Vice TV airing to national audience, Court Bauer brings decades of experience working in wrestling--including with WWE--for the 2018 relaunch of his MLW promotion. He comes on to the show to talk to Chris and Mat about an upcoming show, TV tapings, Azteca Underground, loving wrestling, pugs, the Punjabi Prison match, and Dune.

    Follow Wrestle Buddies:
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    Follow Chris:
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    Follow Mat:
    http://www.twitter.com/immatelfring
    Follow Court:
    https://twitter.com/courtbauer
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    • 53 min
    Chucky Returns To Wrestling And Chris Is On The Road

    Chucky Returns To Wrestling And Chris Is On The Road

    Chris is moving from LA to Florida, so Mat decides to surprise call him while he's on the road. The two discuss wrestlers from Alabama--because that's where Chris was at the time--and Mat has been making a lot of pizza at him. Additionally, Chucky from Child's Play appeared on a recent episode of NXT and Mat is way too giddy about it.
    Follow Wrestle Buddies:
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    Follow Chris:
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    • 24 min
    Talking Wrestling And Comics (With Headlocked Comics' Michael Kingston)

    Talking Wrestling And Comics (With Headlocked Comics' Michael Kingston)

    Headlocked Comics creator Michael Kingston returns to talk about his new Kickstarter campaign for Tales From the Road Vol. 2! Mike joins Chris and Mat to chat wrestling comics, content creation, the return of conventions, and so much more! Make sure to check out the latest Headlocked Comics Kickstarter campaign!
    Support Headlocked Comics on Kickstarter:
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/headlockedcomic/headlocked-tales-from-the-road-volume-2
    Follow Wrestle Buddies:
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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Rerun3k ,

Five stars or Get off our backs!

To quote Ben Stiller: “Do it!”.

Kimalla ,

Best

Best podcast ever, but I’m not partial.

tnnsbaw ,

Definitely recommend

A fun weekly podcast about the random things that have happened in pro wrestling over the years. The hosts have a great dynamic & are entertaining whether or not you know a lot about wrestling. Definitely recommend.

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