100 episodes

What does it take to be All-Elite? Dig in with the stars and talented team behind AEW on TNT via in-depth conversations highlighting their lives, pop culture, and pro wrestling. AEW referee Aubrey Edwards and broadcaster Tony Schiavone bring you new episodes every Thursday.

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    • 4.8 • 1.6K Ratings

What does it take to be All-Elite? Dig in with the stars and talented team behind AEW on TNT via in-depth conversations highlighting their lives, pop culture, and pro wrestling. AEW referee Aubrey Edwards and broadcaster Tony Schiavone bring you new episodes every Thursday.

    Toni Storm

    Toni Storm

    Toni Storm saw Jeff Hardy wrestle when she was 10-years-old, and her fate was sealed! She explains how she convinced her mom and a small wrestling company in Australia let her wrestle at age 13, and how that led to a move to Liverpool, England. Toni recounts her journey to AEW, being among the first to qualify for the inaugural Owen Hart Foundation Women’s Tournament, and why her passion for pro wrestling has been reignited since signing with AEW. Toni also talks about her chemistry with Ruby Soho, rooming with Jamie Hayter, and balancing career and personal life. Plus, Toni reveals her obsession with noodles, Motley Crue, and mental health, and she shares an unbelievable true travel story she experienced the day she recorded this podcast.

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    • 41 min
    Jeff Hardy

    Jeff Hardy

    Jeff Hardy is reunited with his brother Matt at AEW, and relives the “juking on the run” moment that launched his AEW career! He talks about the Hardys first AEW DYNAMITE match against Private Party, meeting Tony Khan, AEW’s stacked tag team division, the Hardy Brothers versus the Young Bucks, and dancing with Danhausen. Jeff ponders the Hardys final run in pro wrestling, how many more Swanton Bombs he’s got left in him, and why coming to AEW was an absolute “no brainer.” Plus, he explains how a chance encounter with Sting when he was 12-years-old changed his life, and why music is such an important part of his life.

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    • 35 min
    Samoa Joe

    Samoa Joe

    Samoa Joe has plenty to say about his return to ROH at Supercard Of Honor, the crazy travel that accompanied the day, how it feels to be the current ROH World TV Champion, and his first run at ROH in the early 2000s. Joe also talks about his AEW debut against Max Castor, his brutal chop battle with Suzuki, and meeting Tony Khan for the first time. He has stories about wrestling CM Punk, Bryan Danielson, and Jay Lethal, the influence that ROH has had in pro wrestling, and what sparked his love of wrestling as a kid in a family of fire dancers! Plus, Joe shares his thoughts on mentoring younger talent, the “Joe’s gonna kill you” chant, growing up in Huntington Beach, California, Polynesian culture, and his favorite video games.

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    • 39 min
    Mercedes Martinez

    Mercedes Martinez

    Mercedez Martinez is the interim Ring of Honor Women’s Champion, and explains what the honor means to her, why it’s so significant for the ROH women’s division, and how it was working with Willow. Mercedes talks about her first opportunity at AEW at 2019’s All Out, why she believes that she was always meant to be at AEW, and the conversations she had with Tony Khan to make it happen. Mercedes discusses her AEW DYNAMITE debut against Thunder Rosa, how she hopes to use her veteran status to level up the women’s division, and why she feels it’s important for her to share her experience and expertise with both the AEW and ROH locker rooms. Plus, Mercedes reveals her childhood dream of being law enforcement, her desire to have a 60-minute match with Serena Deeb, her admiration for FTR, the first time she ever met Kenny Omega, and the importance of being authentic to yourself.

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    • 45 min
    Dasha Gonzalez

    Dasha Gonzalez

    Dasha Gonzalez has done a little of everything at AEW from time keeping to bell ringing to announcing to Spanish commentating to in-ring performing! She has a very funny friendship with Billy Gunn that includes game nights at his house, some tips on handling critical feedback on social media, and an “a-ha moment” when she realized wrestling was what she wanted to do. Dasha talks about her time competing on the beauty pageant circuit during her college years, the support she received from The Rock when she did “The Titan Games,” watching wrestling with her dad and brothers as a kid, and the first time she had to ring announce on live TV. She also shares some great behind-the-scenes moments from the AEW DYNAMITE Spanish announce table involving CM Punk’s entrance music, “Judas,” and Private Party.

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    • 44 min
    Wheeler Yuta

    Wheeler Yuta

    Wheeler Yuta has Orange Cassidy and Chuck Taylor to thank for his AEW opportunity! Wheeler explains what Orange and Chuck have done for his wrestling career, the power behind the Best Friends hug, and some of the advice he’s received from Jerry Lynn and Excalibur since coming to AEW. He shares his reaction to being slapped by William Regal, and what he hopes to learn from Bryan Danielson and Jon Moxley. Wheeler recounts painting his face like Sting in high school, the first time he met MJF, wrestling Lee Moriarty, and the real motivation behind him going to college at Villanova. Plus, Wheeler talks about his steel drum skills, the future of his mask, traveling with Nick Gage, Collateral Damage, Japan, and his run on “The Masked Wrestler.”

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    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

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My favorite official AEW podcast.

This podcast is fantastic. For long time AEW fans, it is a great way to get to understand the AEW roster. For new or casual fans, it is a great supplement to AEW’s TV product. Every episode makes you feel like the featured wrestler is now your favorite wrestler on the roster.
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