This is the first installment of PWF Wrestle Bowl III. Check out highlights of Timmy Lou Retton vs Kris Century, Steve Corino is joined by CW Anderson and Colby Corino in a very special dedication ceremony to Shinya Hashimoto, as the Hubert Bingo Hall is transformed into Hashimoto Hall, F1rst Generation vs Zane Riley & Emmannuel Bodega, Jakob Hammermeier vs Officer Powers, Frankie Fontaine & the L & F Express vs Reggie Reason/Hang Tyme/Chip Day, and, in its entirety, Colby Corino defends the PWF Junior Heavyweight Championship against Corey Hollis.
On this episode of the AYP Wrestling podcast, “Big Cat” Andy Nichols is hosting solo with special guests, Donald Brower of the UPWA and one half of The Brutes, Mark James.
Donald Brower joins us first to talk about the big UPWA live event in Southport, NC on Saturday, March 14 featuring The Stro vs “Tainted Love” Daniel Messina in a strap match for the Carolina title, plus a tag team title defense by Black Hollywood, and more. We also discuss the wide array of talent that UPWA books, including the current UPWA heavyweight champion, Mason Ryan. Brower also drops a few hints at upcoming surprises and roster additions.
Mark James of The Brutes joins us next. He gives a brief rundown of his 14 year career and how he joined his partner in The Brutes, Jimmy Parker. We talk about being a singles competitor vs being a tag team competitor and what the future holds for the team. Mark tells us a few wrestlers he feels have what it takes to make it to the next level. We switch gears a bit to find out who Mark sides with in the Biggie vs Tupac debate, Big Daddy Kane vs Rakim, and who his favorite Wu Tang Clan member is (as a bonus, we find out who “Black Cloud” Joe Black’s favorite member is too). Back to wrestling, we discuss the Jim Cornette tribute event, promoted by Masters Of Ring Entertainment, his involvement with them, and their next event in May. We close out the conversation with upcoming appearance dates for The Brutes and some high praise for Jimmy’s glutes.
“Big Cat” Andy Nichols and Dr. Lewis Feinman take things to the EXTREME as true ECW original, Axl Rotten, joins the AYP Wrestling podcast.
In part one of this no holds barred conversation, Axl discusses his health, his feelings on all of the unofficial ECW reunion shows over the years, the true meaning of hardcore wrestling, fan criticism and chants, his hilarious suggestion of who he wanted to join the FBI, appearing in the Homicide: Life On The Street debut movie, acting, cutting promos, working on his autobiography the possibility of a documentary, his UIW promotion in Baltimore, working with “Hotstuff” Eddie Gilbert, GWF, working at The Sportatorium, and more.