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by Drew Wardlaw
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #32: BJW Road to RYOGOKUTAN & Ishikawa vs Kobayashi Live Watch!
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Views: 595

Burning Spirits #32: BJW Road to RYOGOKUTAN & Ishikawa vs Kobayashi Live Watch!

A Brennan-centric episode this week features a full review of BJW’s Road to Ryogokutan show from Korakuen Hall. We break down the entire card from start to finish, including a legit MOTYC of a main event! We discuss the Junior Heavyweight tournament and give our predictions, and we look ahead to the...
by Drew Wardlaw
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #31: Ishikawa vs Miyahara, King of DDT, & STREET WRESTLING IN TOKYO DOME!
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Views: 687

Burning Spirits #31: Ishikawa vs Miyahara, King of DDT, & STREET WRESTLING IN TOKYO DOME!

Our longest episode yet! We start off this massive beast discussing the much-talked about and controversial Kento Miyahara vs. Shuji Ishikawa Triple Crown Championship match. We share our thoughts on the booking, future directions and title challenges, various booking philosophies, and of course we ...
by Drew Wardlaw
Sun May 28, 2017 11:31 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: BURNING SPIRITS #29: DDT, K-DOJO, GUTS WORLD, AND MORE!
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Views: 638

BURNING SPIRITS #29: DDT, K-DOJO, GUTS WORLD, AND MORE!

BURNING SPIRITS #29: DDT, K-DOJO, GUTS WORLD, AND MORE! It’s a veritable smorgasbord of puro action this week on Burning Spirits, as the crew hits on a few under-the-radar fist-pumpers throughout the county of Japan. We’re talking Kota Ibushi vs TAKA Michinoku, along with some discussion on TAKA’s u...
by Drew Wardlaw
Thu May 25, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: VOW Flagship: Fire Pro Wrestling World, TakeOver: Chicago, Backlash & more!
Replies: 13
Views: 2692

Re: VOW Flagship: Fire Pro Wrestling World, TakeOver: Chicago, Backlash & more!

I mean, we could lie and say we knew what was going on? Nah, I just thought it was funny. Edit: Though I guess you could have talked about Shuji winning the title as a freelancer and what that might mean, given he said earlier in the year AJPW was gonna be a priority for him. But AJPW is something ...
by Drew Wardlaw
Wed May 24, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: BURNING SPIRITS #28: FMW’S 7TH ANNIVERSARY KAWASAKI LEGEND 1996
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Views: 630

BURNING SPIRITS #28: FMW’S 7TH ANNIVERSARY KAWASAKI LEGEND 1996

BURNING SPIRITS #28: FMW’S 7TH ANNIVERSARY KAWASAKI LEGEND 1996 This week on Burning Spirits we decide to take a trip back in time with special guest Andy Labarre (@trillyrobinson) to review FMW’s 7th Anniversary show, and oh what a trip it is! Horror movie villain stables, multiple Jason Voorhees m...
by Drew Wardlaw
Fri May 12, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #27: Big Japan Pro Wrestling "Endless Survivor"
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Views: 563

Burning Spirits #27: Big Japan Pro Wrestling "Endless Survivor"

This week on Burning Spirits Drew and Brennan are joined by Timothy (@luchaundead) from This Week in Wrestling and The Lucha Undead Podcast to review Big Japan’s Endless Survivor show from May 5th. Timothy brings a great energy to the show and provides an interesting perspective as we travel through...
by Drew Wardlaw
Fri May 05, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #26: All Japan Champion Carnival & DDT Max Bump 2017
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Views: 677

Burning Spirits #26: All Japan Champion Carnival & DDT Max Bump 2017

Burning Spirits is back with some more Champion Carnival talk including overall thoughts on the tournament, the standout matches, MVPs, and future booking directions and challengers for Kento Miyahara. We then jump over to DDT for some Max Bump talk, focusing on the divisive main event. Listen as ou...
by Drew Wardlaw
Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #25: AJPW Champion Carnival
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Views: 759

Burning Spirits #25: AJPW Champion Carnival

This week on Burning Spirits, Brennan and Drew are joined by John Carroll from Open the Voice Gate (@openvoicegate) to discuss the first four nights of the All Japan Pro-Wrestling Champion Carnival 2017. Where does the opening night rank as a Show of the Year? Is this going to be Jake Lee’s break ou...
by Drew Wardlaw
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #24: Endless Buffets for the Purofooter
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Views: 666

Burning Spirits #24: Endless Buffets for the Purofooter

This week on Burning Spirits we deviate from the routine with a hefty sample platter from the “medium three” with some reviews and discussion about DDT, BJW, and AJPW. We start with DDT where we discuss a GREAT Extreme Title bout between Daisuke Sasaki and Dick Togo and an impromptu KO-D title chall...
by Drew Wardlaw
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #23: BJW Ikkitosen ~ DeathMatch Survivor Tournament Wrap-Up
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Views: 590

Burning Spirits #23: BJW Ikkitosen ~ DeathMatch Survivor Tournament Wrap-Up

After several weeks including a cross-country move and a trip to Wrestlemania, the Burning Spirits crew is finally back together to discuss the highlights of the Big Japan DeathMatch Survivor tournament. We talk about our favorite death matches throughout the tournament, touching on the brutal, the ...
by Drew Wardlaw
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #21: DDT “JUDGEMENT 2017 ~ DDT 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX OFFICE” REVIEW
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Views: 574

Burning Spirits #21: DDT “JUDGEMENT 2017 ~ DDT 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX OFFICE” REVIEW

On this week’s episode of Burning Spirits we’re reviewing DDT Judgement 2017 — DDT 20th Anniversary Box Office! We break down every match of the biggest show in company history, including the incredible HARASHIMA vs Konosuke Takeshita main event. In addition to the matches, we discuss attendance fig...
by Drew Wardlaw
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #20: DDT “JUDGEMENT 2017 ~ DDT 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX OFFICE”
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Views: 597

Burning Spirits #20: DDT “JUDGEMENT 2017 ~ DDT 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX OFFICE”

Burning Spirits #20: DDT JUDGEMENT 2017 ~ DDT 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX OFFICE To celebrate the 20th episode of Burning Spirits, we decide to preview DDTs huge 20th anniversary show by running down all the matches and giving our predictions for each match. Thanks for sticking with us for 20 episodes, her...
by Drew Wardlaw
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:59 am
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #19: 2017 Joshi Special
Replies: 2
Views: 933

Re: Burning Spirits #19: 2017 Joshi Special

Thanks for listening and thanks for the feedback! Yeah Kevin does a great job, he's a good resource to have when looking to get into this stuff. I definitely see your point about the joshi retirement ages. Selfishly, from a fan perspective, I wish wish we would see more older joshi wrestlers, just l...
by Drew Wardlaw
Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #19: 2017 Joshi Special
Replies: 2
Views: 933

Burning Spirits #19: 2017 Joshi Special

On a very special episode of Burning Spirits, Drew and Brennan are joined by Kevin Wilson (@joshipuro) to provide an intro to the world of joshi in 2017. We start by discussing the news and rumors surrounding Stardom’s Kairi Hojo, Io Shirai, and Mayu Iwatani. After that Kevin gives us a breakdown of...
by Drew Wardlaw
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: VOW Podcasts
Topic: Burning Spirits #17: Big Japan Wrestling 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 1199

Re: Burning Spirits #17: Big Japan Wrestling 2017

Complete constructive criticism. Please don't hate me. I really want to like your guys show. Your content is something I am into and not covered in detail anywhere else. That being said, there is zero need for four guys. Especially when every one is basically similar to the next. You cant have four...