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Jon Alba On His New Podcast With Matt Hardy, Covering Hardy's Career, Toni Storm's Release, More
Jon Alba discusses his new podcast with Matt Hardy "The Extreme Life Of Matt Hardy," the planned format of the show and how it will cover Hardy's career, Toni Storm's release, the NXT 2.0 relaunch, WWE's recent COVID-19 outbreak and more.
2:02: On his podcast with Matt Hardy came together, first conversations with Hardy about the project
4:37: On the planned format of the show, how it's different from other podcasts
5:56: On the longevity of Hardy's career, how he's stayed ahead of the curve and influence in the business
9:50: On how the podcast will cover Hardy's career, tackling Matt and Jeff's personal hardships on the show
12:26: On possibly doing a book project with Matt, the early response to the podcast
13:50: On his other podcasts on AdFreeShows, whether this podcast will impact the other ones
14:59: On WWE's recent COVID-19 outbreak
16:33: On the NXT 2.0 relaunch, whether it's a result of the brand losing the "Wednesday Night War" and Toni Storm's release
19:20: On WWE's attempt to do the Broken Universe as the "Woken Universe," planning to discuss it on the podcast
21:13: On where to find the podcast and where to find him online
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Chelsea Green On Her Post-WWE Rebirth, NXT Run, Future Plans & More
Chelsea Green discusses her time in WWE and arrival in ROH and Impact, whether she plans to sign anywhere, teaming with fiance Matt Cardona and her reaction to his bloody GCW battle with Nick Gage, her advice for recent WWE releases and more.
1:41: On her "rebirth" by appearing for ROH, Impact, and NWA, not signing anywhere right away
3:20: On her broken arm and her struggles fighting her way back from it
5:26: On the importance of reinventing herself in wrestling
5:53: On the ROH Women's Title tournament, scouting the competitors and her involvement
7:14: On her return to Impact Wrestling at Slammiversary, teaming with Matt Cardona
9:42: On her reaction to Cardona's bloody battle in GCW
11:19: On her storyline with the Robert Stone Brand, if she would have rather spent more time in NXT
12:52: On her future plans and if she's open to signing with a company, possibly working in Japan
14:30: On her advice for those who have been released by WWE recently
17:08: On her reaction to getting her first action figure of herself
19:31: Where to find her online
EC3 on His Post-WWE Reinvention, Facing Flip Gordon at ROH Best in the World
ROH star and Free the Narrative creator EC3 discusses his match with Flip Gordon at ROH Best in the World, reinventing himself in 2020 after his WWE release, expanding the Free the Narrative brand, his hospitalization due to an infection and more.
1:15: On helping usher fans back in to ROH at Best in the World
3:59: On his matchup with Flip Gordon at the PPV
5:22: On reinventing himself in 2020 after his WWE release
7:43: On turning "essential" into a catchphrase as the word became relevant during the pandemic
9:50: On WWE releasing talent in April, a year after the initial pandemic releases
12:01: On the expansion and future of of the Free the Narrative brand
14:40: On the importance of experimentation and trying new things in wrestling
16:47: On if he will chase the ROH Pure or World Titles after he's done with Flip Gordon
18:41: On the rise of companies working together for crossovers
20:32: On his short-lived WWE 24/7 storyline with Drake Maverick
21:40: On whether he'll be part of the ROH Glory by Honor tour
22:17: On being hospitalized earlier this year due to an infection
26:38: How fans can a better control over themselves and their own narratives
29:53: Where to find him online
Dark Side of The Ring Creators On Season 3, Brian Pillman & Ultimate Warrior Episodes, More
Producer/co-creator Evan Husney and director/co-creator Jason Eisener talk about the third season of their VICE TV docuseries, the episodes on Brian Pillman and Ultimate Warrior, possible season four episodes, doing the season during the pandemic, and more.
On treating the darkest stories like Owen Hart and Chris Benoit with gravity and avoiding sensationalism (1:16)
On getting 14 episodes for season three and approaching that challenge (4:47)
On putting the season together and producing it amid the challenges of the pandemic (7:30)
On the Brian Pillman episode and Brian Pillman Jr.'s involvement (9:06)
On their approach to the Ultimate Warrior episode and what to expect from it (12:14)
On if they have any ideas for a possible season four and what topic they want to cover (15:15)
MLW's Gino Medina On Leaving Dynasty, Facing Richard Holliday, Training Under Booker T
MLW star Gino Medina discusses his match with Richard Holliday for the Caribbean Heavyweight Championship this week, his exit from The Dynasty, training under Booker T, dealing with the hiatus caused by the pandemic, and more.
1:44: On how he's feeling going into his match with Holliday
2:35: On his exit from the Dynasty and what really happened
3:44: On why he thinks he never clicked with the Dynasty
4:34: On his match with Holliday and if there are any hard feelings going into it
6:10: On if his undefeated streak proves he never needed the Dynasty
8:48: On fans can expect from the match
9:34: On his plans for the title if he wins, giving Savio Vega a title shot
10:43: On dealing with MLW's hiatus due to the pandemic
12:05: On MLW's safety protocols since they returned, possible timetable for fans to return
15:34: On signing his first multi-year contract with MLW in 2019
17:07: On his experience training under Booker T
18:37: Is 2021 the year or Gino Medina?
19:27: Where to find him online
Alexander Hammerstone on MLW's Restart, World Title Aspirations, Aligning With the Von Erichs
Alexander Hammerstone discusses MLW's Restart, potentially aligning with the Von Erics against CONTRA-UNIT, how he stayed motivated during the pandemic, what to expect from MLW and The Dynasty, and more.
1:50: On how it feels for MLW to finally be back
2:35: On his lengthy time off due to the pandemic, fans being deprived of The Dynasty
4:02: On MLW's new distribution partners in Fubo TV and DAZN
5:00: On the surreality of the MLW/AAA show being the last major show with lots of fans in North America, the pandemic lasting so long
8:03: On his plans for defending the MLW Middleweight Title going forward, planning to chase the World Title & potential matchups
11:03: On how Richard Holliday is doing after his tanning oil incident
11:43: On potentially aligning with the Von Erichs against CONTRA-UNIT, why CONTRA is attacking MLW
13:53: On staying motivated and sane during the pandemic
16:01: On his message for any opponents who think he might have ring rust coming back
17:22: On Richard Holliday's coffee obsession
18:08: On if The Dynasty consider themselves the premiere faces of MLW
22:02: On MLW making sure they're able to come back safely, how he feels about MLW's COVID-19 protocols
23:18: On what to expect from MLW and The Dynasty for The Restart
25:08: Where to find him online
Putting together some amazing interviews and guests.
Really enjoyed the interview with Vince Russo. Looking forward to seeing which guests you get in the future.
Great Guests, Good Questions
Great podcast. Vince Russo was a fantastic first interview, and it looks like that's going to continue. I appreciate an interview podcast that gets right to it, and I'm impressed with the interviewers' ability to get good answers to their questions.