Wrestle Radio Australia Network

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WRESTLE RADIO AUSTRALIA is the only podcast network dedicated to Australia's independent wrestling industry: WRA - Josh Armour, Todd Eastman & Co chat with Australia's favourite wrestling personalities. DRAWING HEAT - For Beej and The Dude, it's not just wrestling... it's life! Featuring extensive EPW Perth coverage, interviews, & more. HEELING OUT with Mohamad Ali Vaez - The audio handbook for those in the wrestling business. AXECAST - Hang out with Josh 'The Axe' Shooter for a behind-the-scenes look at wrestling on the road.

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Description
WRESTLE RADIO AUSTRALIA is the podcast network created for and by Australia's independent wrestling industry: Where The Action Is - Josh Armour, Todd Eastman & Co chat with Australia's favourite wrestling personalities. DRAWING HEAT - For Beej and The Dude, it's not just wrestling... it's life! Featuring extensive EPW Perth coverage, great interviews, & more. HEELING OUT with Mohamad Ali Vaez - The audio handbook for wrestlers, bookers, and anyone in the wrestling business. AXECAST - Hang out with Josh 'The Axe' Shooter for a behind-the-scenes look at wrestling on the road.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-09-05 05:52
last episode published
2019-09-04 13:34
publication frequency
8.16 days
Contributors
Josh Armour, Ali Vaez, Josh Shooter, Todd Eastman author  
wrestleradioau@gmail.com (wrestleradioau@gmail.com) managing editor  
Josh Armour owner  
Explicit
true
Number of Episodes
216
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
4.09.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Jack Bonza talks PWWA, Colosseum & his neck

Bonza messaged me earlier this week asking if he could come on the show to set the record straight about PWWA, his neck injury, PWA Rumble and the amazing debut of James Adultman!!  Always a pleasure to sit down and chat with one of the smartest minds ...
28.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Adam Brooks the Kingly of Dingley

This week we catch up again with someone i think is THE best worker in the country not current signed by a major overseas promotion, Adam Brooks. We chat about his "Buddy" and how his advice continues to help him, his upcoming MCW match and rivalry wit...
22.08.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ "The Prize Bull" Sam Osbourne

Sam Osbourne decided very early in his career to travel and train overseas and the experience gained has helped him not only grow as a performer but also realise how high the quality level of talent is currently in the country.  We talk about Battle Ar...
17.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ OTT/PWA/NJPW commentator Don Marnell

Todd gets a little worked up over the "Sub Zero Pro" controversy in the intro and our guest this week is new to our shores but is a valuable asset to the Australian Wrestling industry. Todd sat down with Don Marnell to talk about how he got into the wo...
3.07.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Dean Brady

This week we catch with "The Blue Chip Athlete" Dean Brady one of the many hidden gems working at Riot City Wrestling. We talk about the what brought about the great transformation his body has made over the last 18 months, his feelings about his upcom...
20.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ JACK BONZA : Jack's Back!!

This week I caught up with one of my most requested return guest Jack J Bonza. We talk all about behind the scenes in what it takes to produce PWAs Livestream shows on OVO, Newcastle Pro joining in on the streaming platform, his future plans for the me...
12.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Atlas Whittaker (Formally Camby Crawford)

This week Todd chats to a man who took a bet on his creativity and it's paying off. Atlas Whittaker was Campbell "Camby" Crawford a much beloved character on MCW shows but the man behind the gimmick felt like he was becoming lazy in his spot and wanted...
5.06.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - Thank You Josh Armour

This week is the hardest intro i have ever had to do as we said goodbye to the co-founder of WRA Josh Armour who passed away recently. I am so grateful to the outpour of love and support from the Australian Wrestling family over this tragic loss of one...
29.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ RCW Champ Rocky Menero & Eric Bischoff

This week is a BIG double interview ep as first Todd catches up with the NEW RCW Champion Rocky Menero to talk about how this title run came to pass and their mutual love for Bill Simmons & The Ringer, then guest WRA interviewers Sean Fewster &...
22.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Rob Barnes

This weeks guest Rob Barnes is a man returning to the Australian scene after working for the better part of 5 years in Houston with Booker Ts Reality of Wrestling. We chat about how much the industry in Australia has changed, the difference in health s...
15.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ NJPW GM Michael Craven

This week I had the pleasure of chatting to the General Manager of New Japan Pro Wrestling Michael Craven. We talk about philosophy behind NJPWs "expansion" into Australia & North America, how much research is done into a prospective western "young...
9.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ The Velocities

Paris De Silva & Jude "The Dude" London are one of the best young tag teams to break out onto the Australian scene and on this episode Todd sits down and chats with them about their recent excursion to the UK, PWAs move to OVO streaming & Paris...
3.05.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Suplex Pro founder Jackson Spade

Jackson Spade started Suplex Pro as a training school and quickly realised he needed somewhere for his students to work so he started promoting shows in the Newcastle area. We chat about why he decided to open a school, his philosophy on having a Heavy...
27.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ 2013 Throwback interview Matt Silva (Buddy Murphy)

In this throwback from March 2013, Matt Silva (Buddy Murphy) discusses starting out with PCW Australia and Melbourne City Wrestling, his WWE tryouts, and the sacrifices he had to make to get to where he is today.  this is the second interview Todd ever...
17.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Criss Fresh Head of MCW Creative

This weeks guest is one of the smartest minds in Australian Wrestling today Head of MCW Creative, Criss Fresh. Criss & Todd talk about the careful line wrestling feds have to walk with the current political climate, how he got into the booking side...
11.04.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ "Tuff Stuff" Ricky South LIVE

This weeks guest is the "Tuff Stuff" Ricky South we caught up face to beautiful face after his match with Adonis (who still hasn't been on the podcast....) at #AWATFIF to chat about Pugs, his trip featuring a Chikara stint an All Japan tryout and we ta...
27.03.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ WSWs Adrian Manera answers YOUR questions!!

World Series Wrestling announced their latest tour and as usual the fanbase exploded asking why is it they aren't visiting their town etc etc. So much so we contacted WSW and asked if they wanted to come on and clear up all the rumours and let the fans...
14.03.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Tree Hugger Luchi

This weeks episode Todd sits down with another of the crop of young guns from PWA. They talk about the culture at PWA, he developed the "Tree Hugger" character and how badly he wants to become sanitation commissioner for PWA Black Label  Plus find out ...
6.03.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ MCW World Champion Gino "Mr Juicy" Gambino

Todd sat down before Pro Wrestling League with the MCW World Champ Gino Gambino. They chatted about the travel he does nowadays, how important doing different seminars are to a workers development and whether the colour of a New Japan tracksuit determi...
27.02.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ UPW Champion EC Diamond

This weeks guest is one of the most promising prospects out of the growing Queensland territory EC Diamond. starting training at 14 Diamond worked his way from refereeing to being the champion of his home promotion UPW.  Plus find out "Where The Action...
20.02.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Jack J Bonza

Jack Bonza is back to talk about the recent NJPW/Fale Dojo tryouts, how important attending seminars are to the development of a fully rounded worker, the upcoming WSW tour and the matchup against SCU and much much more. Bonza is one of the smartest wo...
14.02.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Ricky Rembrandt

A lot of times people see pro wrestlers as super heroes when they are just people like every one of us, there are some exceptions though.. Imagine finding out your partner is pregnant, she loses her job and then your given news that rocks your world ev...
6.02.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ The Parea

RCW Tag Team Champions Eli Theseus & Gabriel Aeros "The Parea" sat down with Todd right after their match against The Armstrongs at ReAnimated. They talk juggling training and studying, the "moves between the moves" & working their "ethnicity" ...
31.01.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ "World Class" Chris Basso

This week Todd returned to his home state SA where he catches up at the RCW Academy with one of his best friends and mentors in the business Chris Basso. Not your normal podcast, covered way too many topics to list here but if you like to listen to two...
23.01.2019 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Craven

The first episode of 2019 features a mainstay in Perth's AAW, EPW and current SHWA Champion "The Australian Sensation" Craven. We talk about how he got his start, working US Indys with very little formal training, a sprinkle of FCW and how he fits his ...
20.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA 2018 In Aussie Wrestling w/ Dann Lennard

2018 has been an amazing year in Australian professional wrestling and this week Todd sat down with writer, journalist and Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame voter Dann Lennard to talk all bout this boom period we have happening right now all around the c...
13.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI Throwback w/ "Scrap Iron" Adam Pearce

This week is one of Todd's favourite interviews from 2014 with former 5 time NWA World Heavyweight Champion Adam Pearce.  Pearce is one of the most knowledgable, humble men in the business and his motto of "Work Hard, Treat People Fairly & Earn Res...
5.12.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Gavin McGavin

This weeks guest is the current EPW Champion Gavin McGavin, we talk the importance of storytelling & ring psychology, the next generation of workers coming up and how important promo work is to a complete character in the business. Also find out "W...
29.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Gods & Monsters

Listeners of the pod are well aware of Big Brodie Marshall, he’s one of the most underrated workers in the country and I’m probably very biased here because he’s one of my best mates but his tag team partner the ViKing Mat Grimm Basso is not only one o...
21.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Mick Moretti

This weeks guest is a name synonymous with PWA, Newcastle Pro Wrestling, a member of the Four Nations and the first ever Pro Wrestling League Champion Mick Moretti We talk about PWL, Chikara "King of Trios" experience, his new You Tube series "Scheme D...
7.11.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI W/ Pro Wrestling League

This week Todd sat down with the owners of the very promising new promotion Pro Wrestling League, Mitch & Jesse. We talk about their debut show, why they decided to form the promotion and the steps they are taking to make it a great promotion for e...
31.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Damian Slater

My guest this week is one half of the EPW Tag Champions, TMDK member Damian Slater. We chat about training at the EPW Academy, how he feels about his WWE CWC experience and 205 live, Heel/Face preferences and old Col Dervany stories. Plus find ou...
24.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Tuff Stuff Ricky South

This week features another of the countries best up and coming workers out of New South Wales "Tuff Stuff" Ricky South. We talk about his late inclusion to the PWA Coliseum Show, how his "flamboyant" gimmick is received, what has influenced it and we t...
17.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Matty Wahlberg

On this weeks episode Todd talks to the "Natural Born Athlete" Newcastle Pro Wrestlings Middleweight Champion Matty Wahlberg. they talk about his MMA background training with UFC Middleweight Champion Robert Whittaker, what its like training under Mick...
10.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Robbie Eagles & Head of MCW Talent Relations - Jay Andrews

This week Todd talks to Robbie Eagles fresh off being announced as a Bullet Club Firing Squad member for the upcoming NJPW Super Jnr Tag Tournament then MCW Head of Talent Relations Jay Andrews stops by to talk all things that makes MCW one of the top ...
3.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA WTAI - w/ " The Voice of MCW" Lord Andy Coyne

As we gear up for a massive weekend in wrestling in Melbourne, Todd talks to Lord Andy Coyne as they chat not only about MCW New Horizons, WrestleBrunch  and his career progression from worker in the United Kingdom to ring announcing/play by play for M...
26.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA WTAI - w/ Adam Brooks

Fresh from his appearance at PWG BOLA, spending his last 8 months working in England for Rev Pro, Defiant & Progress, Adam Brooks sits down with Todd Eastman to talk about his future plans, his "Buddy" in WWE, his return to Australia & how the ...
20.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ AJ Istria

On this weeks episode we catch up with one of the best workers in the country AJ Istria, we chat about all things wrestling, from his learning Ju-Jitsu to survive the Wrestle Rampage dojo to Rufios sister https://www.redbubble.com/people/toddy33?asc=u ...
12.09.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - Wrestling With Your Demons

You might not know this but there is an epidemic killing 6 Australian men a day between the ages of 15-44 and that’s suicide, higher than cancer, road accidents or heart disease and research suggests that some men choose to take their own life, rather ...
29.08.2018

WRA WTAI - Mitch McCarthy

This week Todd shares his drive home with a veteran who's recently returned to wrestling after a few years away Mitch McCarthy, we talk about the old days in QLD wrestling, how he wants to help the next generation improve & his new venture Pro Wres...
22.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA WTAI - w/ Keegan Brettle

On this weeks episode Todd caught up with “Big Keegzy B” Keegan Brettle an Australian worker plying his trade and learning the international ropes in a very old school way. Plus find out WHERE THE ACTION IS around the country this weekend Twitter -...
15.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA WTAI - w/ Paris De Silva

This weeks guest from PWA is one of the best up and coming workers whose "Shooting Star DDT" has caused a viral video sensation, Paris De Silva. We talk about how a NJPW star helped him develop that move, how to be a high flyer and yet still tell a sto...
9.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA WTAI - w/ Cadie Tré

This weeks guest is one of the best up and coming performers out of Riot City Wrestling, Cadie Tré. We talk about his approach to working and the dangers of a dog collar match. #AussieWrestling Plus find out WHERE THE ACTION IS around the country thi...
2.08.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA WTAI - w/ Jaxon Cross

On this episode Todd is joined by his sometime co-host Jake Nova and  VPW Origins Champion Jaxon Cross as they talk about his different journey into the world of #AussieWrestling  Plus Todd's "Views From The East" and find out WHERE THE ACTION IS aroun...
25.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Matt Hayter

This weeks guest is one of the best up and coming performers out of the Adelaide scene, Matt Hayter. We talk about the moment he decided to change his mindset and his body to better his career and also what he feels he need to do to grow as a worker in...
18.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA WTAI - Warship

On this weeks episode Todd chats with Warship about all things factions, tag teams & his want to help make things grow in #AussieWrestling Plus Todd's "Views From The East" and find out WHERE THE ACTION IS around the country this weekend Twitter - ...
10.07.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Big Brodie Marshall

On this weeks episode Todd catches up with one of his oldest friends in the business, Riot City Wrestling & World Series Wrestling star Big Brodie Marshall. They talk about what its like facing an international worker, why he's happier when he's fa...
27.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA WTAI - Erika Reid & Sofia Moralez

On this weeks WRA we have Erika Reid - Pro Wrestler and Sofía Moralez sitting down with Todd Eastman and "Showtime" Jake Nova to talk women’s wrestling, which way a knee is supposed to face and if Aliens exist Plus Todd's "Views From The East" and find...
20.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

WRA - WTAI w/ Jack Bonza

On this episode Todd catches up with one half of the PWA - Pro Wrestling Australia Tag Team Champions and member of The Four Nations, Jack Bonza, they talk card psychology, proper training the success of Newcastle Pro Wrestling and PWA and also how ins...
14.06.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/1/e/f/9/1ef9759314f13dc3/wra_logo1_lrg2.jpg

Drawing Heat - MR BIG: Don't Sweat The Small Stuff

WE'RE BACK! After being inundated with numerous tweets and messages asking when we’re coming back, we’ve decided that the time is now! AND to celebrate our 3rd anniversary show, we’ve gone for something big….. MR BIG in fact! Right before the Southern ...