King's Road Pro Wrestling Podcast

Talking wrestling when the mood strikes. Classics, Joshi, NJPW, Independents, Filsinger Games & muc ... more

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May 13, 2018 02:38:38
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Episode 6 - BOSJ Preview & Predictions, Plus: ALL IN

Paul & Sam give their thoughts on the Best of the Super Juniors tournament with a full preview and predictions of each tournament match! Plus, we're talking All In & Starrcast: the media coverage, the capacity, ticket prices, potential matches, and, of course, CM Punk! All this and our Classic Matches! [Ultimo Dragon vs Great Sasuke 8/5/96](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00145_1_1) [Tanahashi vs Okada 2/12/12](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00189_1_6) [KUSHIDA vs Kyle O'Reilly 6/7/15](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00317_13_9) And, for next week: [Tanahashi vs Nakamura 1/4/08](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00171_1_10) [Time Splitters vs Young Bucks 2/11/14](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00220_1_1) Don't forget to visit the [NJPW-US Blog](http://www.njpw-us.com) from our pal, Wilfred. And reach out to us on Twitter: @kopw72 with questions, comments, and classic match suggestions. Or email us at [email protected] ...

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May 06, 2018 03:14:38
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Episode 5 - Wrestling Dontaku

Wrestling Dontaku nights 1 & 2 in depth, G1 Special at the Cow Palace ticket sales, other news & notes, a t-shirt giveaway, & some big news for the future of the podcast! Plus our classic matches! This week we cover: [Keiji Mutoh vs Shinya Hashimoto 8/15/95 G1 Final](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00137_2_1) [Yuji Nagata vs Kensuke Sasaki 1/4/2004](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00164_1_13]) [Prince Devitt vs Kota Ibushi 1/4/2014](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00217_1_9) and coming up next week: [Sasuke vs Ultimo 8/5/96](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00145_1_1 ) [Okada v Tanahashi 2/12/12](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00189_1_6 ) [KUSHIDA v O’Reilly 6/7/2015](http://njpwworld.com/p/s_series_00317_13_9 ) And don't forget to check out the [NJPW US Blog](http://www.njpw-us.com) from our colleague Wilfred for some incisive commentary on the current happenings in New Japan Pro Wrestling. As always, thanks so much for listening and send any comments, questions, or feedback our way to @kopw72 on Twitter or [email protected] Don't forget to hit that subscribe button and remember to leave us a review. It all helps us to forge an even better podcast for all our loyal listeners! ...

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May 01, 2018 03:23:36
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Episode 4 - Road to Dontaku & Wrestling Hi No Kuni

Sam loves Nagata. Paul loves the junior division. And so much more! Join us as we talk Road to Dontaku 4/23, 4/24, 4/26, 4/27 & Wrestling Hi No Kuni on 4/29. Plus classic matches! Okada/Marufuji 10/10/16, Okada/Shibata 4/9/17, & El Samurai/Koji Kanemoto 6/5/97! Plus we've got news and notes for all the goings ons in and around NJPW. NOTE: We experienced some technical difficulties at the tail end of the show, so Sam flies solo for the wrap up (aka the last 5 minutes). Don't forget to check out Wilfred at the [NJPWUS Blog](http://www.njpw-us.com) ...

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April 26, 2018 01:15:18
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King of Pro Wrestling Bonus Episode - RISE, SHIMMER, & Shotzi Blackheart!

This special bonus episode from KoPW brings you results and notes from RISE & SHIMMER wrestling which Sam attended live. In addition to his comentary on the events, he scored an interview with Ballsy Badass, Shotzi Blackheart. They sip whiskey, talk Elvis, acting school, character building, and what's next for Shotzi!Interview starts at the 59 minute mark! ...

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April 20, 2018 00:32:53
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King of Pro Wrestling Pat Laprade Bonus Episode

Sam gets the opportunity to chat with Pat Laprade during Shimmer weekend in Berwyn, IL. Pat is the co-author of "Mad Dogs, Midgets & Screw Jobs: The Untold Story of How Montreal Shaped the World of Wrestling", "Mad Dog: The Maurice Vachon Story", "Sisterhood of the Squared Circle: The History and Rise of Women's Wrestling", & the upcoming Andre the Giant biography. He also served as field producer on the HBO Andre the Giant documentary as well as being interviewed on-screen. We're very lucky and grateful to have had him as our first guest on the podcast. Check out thoughts on Andre in Japan, Andre as a heel, women's wrestling, and even discover what book Sam read on his honeymoon... All this and more! ...

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April 19, 2018 02:48:33
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King of Pro Wrestling Episode 3

It's back to our regularly scheduled NJPW coverage for the KoPW podcast. We're covering Lion's Gate Project 11, Road to Dontaku Nights 1-5, a couple of classic matches in our new segment, and tackling a question from a listener. All that and more! It's a lot of ground to cover, but we're up for it if you are. (Sam's a little under the weather in this one, but tries to make the best of it.) ...

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