261 episodes

An unprecedented honest look inside the world of Independent professional wrestling as the promoters of Absolute Intense Wrestling John Thorne and Chris "Chandler Biggins" Bryan join Steve Guy to discuss the trials and tribulations of operating a independent professional wrestling company in the modern era.

The Card Is Going To Change AIWrestling

    • Sports
    • 4.9 • 186 Ratings

An unprecedented honest look inside the world of Independent professional wrestling as the promoters of Absolute Intense Wrestling John Thorne and Chris "Chandler Biggins" Bryan join Steve Guy to discuss the trials and tribulations of operating a independent professional wrestling company in the modern era.

    Britt Baker Returns To AIW - EP245

    Britt Baker Returns To AIW - EP245

    This week we go into detail about how Britt Baker's shocking return to AIW at "Gauntlet For The Gold 15" all went down and how everything fell into place for it to happen. 

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Gauntlet For The Gold 15 Postponement - EP244

    Gauntlet For The Gold 15 Postponement - EP244

    It has been been over two years since AIW had to postpone Gauntlet For The Gold 15 and over 3 years since AIW has hosted the Gauntlet match itself, this Saturday AIW finally presents "Gauntlet For The Gold 15" after 28 months! This week we talk about the last few years up until this point and what is in store as we continue to move forward from the pandemic.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Cibernetico De Mayo Hype Show - EP243

    Cibernetico De Mayo Hype Show - EP243

    This week we discuss the wildly successful "Eyes Of The Beast" show that took place on April 22nd at The Odeon as well as preview the upcoming "Cibernetico De Mayo" event taking place at The Winchester on May 5th.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Minoru Suzuki Comes To AIW - EP242

    Minoru Suzuki Comes To AIW - EP242

    This week we break down AIW's upcoming "Eyes Of The Beast" card featuring Minoru Suzuki as well as discussing the upcoming hectic event schedule.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    The Doctor Is In Recap - EP241

    The Doctor Is In Recap - EP241

    "The Doctor is In" Now streaming on IWTV
    https://independentwrestling.tv/promotion/Absolute-Intense-Wrestling
    This week we recap "The Doctor is in" which took place on March 26th in Akron,Ohio. 

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Remembering Scott Hall - EP240

    Remembering Scott Hall - EP240

    This week we share stories about our time with Scott Hall and the two occasions we booked him as well as a preview of the upcoming "The Doctor Is In" Event which takes place March 26th in Akron,Ohio. 

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
186 Ratings

186 Ratings

world.b.cle ,

5 stars

A great listen and look at the highest level of Cleveland independent wrestling. Host is stand up guy who will do just fine is his dog collar match. #ripcity

Carnage-2 ,

Great Independent Wrestling Podcast!

Entertaining and informative podcast about the good times and bad putting together independent wrestling.

Mendoziac11 ,

5 Star Podcast

Never been to Cleveland but thanks to this podcast, I want to go just to attend an AIW show. John and the AIW roster are great and all wrestling fans should subscribe and listen. Shoutout the Rip City Shooters! 🤙🏽

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