This week, Chad Dukes, Loud Goat and Thom discuss #TooSweetOrDelete, Kurt Angle going into the WWE Hall of Fame and if Bray Wyatt would be better off leaving the WWE. #BelieveInTheWide
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Angle to the Hall of Fame – YouTube
It’s true, it’s true! Your Olympic hero Kurt Angle will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame on WrestleMania weekend. Angle returns to the company where he captured 5 WWE Championships, 1 World Heavyweight Championship, the WCW World & United States Championships, as well as the European, Hardcore, Intercontinental, and Tag Team Championships after a 10-year stint with TNA and others.
ROH War of the Worlds Dates – Wrestling Observer
The dates for this year’s War of the Worlds tour, where ROH faces off against the stars of New Japan Pro Wrestling, has been announced. The tour will start May 7th in Toronto, continue on May 10th in Dearborn, Michigan, and wrap up on May 14th with a television taping in Philadelphia.
Scotland’s ICW coming to WWE Network? – Wrestlezone
PWInsider.com is reporting Insane Championship Wrestling based in Glasgow Scotland is close to a deal with WWE for their content to air on WWE Network. UK Championship tournament participants Wolfgang and Trent Seven are listed on the company’s roster page, as well as TNA talents such as Drew Galloway, Grado, Bram, Lucha Underground’s Prince Puma aka Ricochet, and ROH’s Marty Scurll.
Playing into the heel persona he’s cultivated in the UFC, Conor McGregor has drawn the ire of another group of athletes this weekend: professional wrestlers.
During a media call for UFC 202, after being asked about if there was any interest in a future in the squared circle, McGregor spoke with harsh words.
“I have thought about it. For the most part, I think these guys are p*ssies, to be honest. They’re messed up p*ssies if you ask me. Fair play to Brock (Lesnar); he got in and fought, but at the end of the day, he was juiced up to the f*cking eyeballs. How can I respect that? The other guy (CM Punk) hasn’t fought yet, so I don’t know about him yet. There’s some Dons in that wrestling game. The McMahons are Dons. Triple H is a Don. The Rock is a Don. But the rest of them are p*ssies. I haven’t thought about that, to be honest. It’s a little more show business and this is the fight business.”
The UFC Featherweight Champion then doubled down on his comments on his Twitter.
Naturally when their profession is given the badmouth, Wrestlers from WWE and outside the company aren’t shy in sticking up for their genre of entertainment. The responses range from offended to hilarious. Continue reading →
Fans often get excited when a former WWE talent hits the independent circuit to ply their trade in more intimate environments, but no superstar in recent memory has caused as much of a stir in the wrestling world with their post-WWE career plans as former 6-time tag team champion and 2-time Intercontinental Champion, Cody Rhodes.
After releasing the now infamous checklist in May, Rhodes is lining up a who’s who of dream matches that fill the remainder of 2016, beginning on August 19th in Joppa, MD at Evolve 66 and continue through Ring of Honor’s Final Battle pay-per-view on December 2nd in New York City.
In one of the most relaxed and conversational interviews we’ve had on the show, Cody joined this week’s Chad Dukes Wrestling Show for an amazing 20-minute discussion on topics ranging from land dealings with Bray Wyatt to his upcoming part on CW’s Arrow to Evolve and Ring of Honor to the chance we see him in the Lucha Underground temple and more.
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Down one man, having lost Thom Daly for the week while he works a match in the Everglades, Chad Dukes and Loud Goat are back for an all-new Chad Dukes Wrestling Show!
This week the boys discuss what they thought of the WWE Draft and then this week’s special guest Cody Rhodes joins the program to talk about his upcoming independent shows, his wrestling family, and a plot of land that he almost owned with Bray Wyatt.
Thank you to Cody Rhodes for coming on the show and giving so much of his time. Follow Cody Rhodes on Twitter @CodyRhodes for information on all his projects including the bevy of matches on his schedule and purchase a shirt at his Pro Wrestling Tees store. If you’re in the MD/DC/VA area, be sure to catch Cody Rhodes versus Cruiserweight Classic competitor Zack Sabre, Jr. at Evolve 66 August 19th in Joppa, MD. Tickets are on sale at DGUSA.tv. Tickets are also on sale at 10AM Thursday morning for Rhodes’ appearance at Ring of Honor’s Final Battle 2016 at ROHWrestling.com.
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