Wrestle Buddies

Wrestle Buddies exists on the corner of professional wrestling and friendship, as GameSpot's wrestling nerds Mat Elfring and Chris E. Hayner dig into the best, worst, and weirdest aspects of sports entertainment. From classic storylines to bizarre matches, we're going to talk about it all with each other and some Wrestle Buddies we meet along the way, including fellow superfans and pro wrestlers.

Wrestling
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Who Was Really Behind GTV? (With Impact's Brian...
This week, we welcome Impact Wrestling's Brian Myers to talk his Impact arrival, wrestling action figures, and more. Plus, Chris and Mat figure out who was behind GTV in the '90s.
46 min
102
The Shockmaster's Fall From Grace And Playing U...
This wee,, we welcome Adam Cole to talk about fighting Finn Bálor, his other wrestling stable (Left Right Left Right), and streaming games of Uno during quarantine.
47 min
103
You Cannot Kill David Arquette's WCW Title Reign
This week, we look back at the time David Arquette became a WCW Champion (Yes, it happened) and recreate a series of incredibly bad promos from the 1980s.
52 min
104
WWE Goes Beyond Thunderdome
This week, we talk arguably too long about WWE's new Thunderdome concept and remember the time Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio had a ladder match to determine custody of an actual human child.
42 min
105
Is Wrestling Fake?
This week, we respond to a random person online who felt the need to let us know wrestling is fake. Also, Chris cleaned out his closet and found some weird wrestling mementos.
74 min
106
WWE Bet Against The House On A Casino (With Rin...
This week, we welcome Ring of Honor senior official Todd Sinclair to tell us all about what it's like to be a referee. We also learn about the failed WWF Hotel and Casino and try to solve a mystery!
93 min
107
Who's The Sexiest Wrestler: Rick Rude Or Earl H...
This week, TV Guide's Keisha Hatchett joins us for an episode about sext wrestlers, from Rick Rude to Prince Iaukea To... Kane?
80 min
108
The Good Brothers Talk Shop With The Wrestle Bu...
This week, Mat and Chris are joined by Impact's Doc Gallows and Karl Anderson--The Good Brothers. We also remember our favorite WWE Studios movies ever and break down an episode of Impact.
90 min
109
Exploring WWE's Ridiculous Cookbook And Amazing...
This week, we're joined by Headlocked Comics creator Mike Kingston, Mat tells us all about the official WWE cookbook, and we look back on WWE's best Comic-Con exclusive toys.
87 min
110
WWE's Big Show Remembers The Dungeon Of Doom, W...
This week, we revisit 2005's ECW One Night Stand, Mat teaches us about referees, and WWE superstar Big Show remembers his time in the Dungeon of Doom.
72 min
111
Hulk Hogan's Pastamania Is Running Wild
This week, we talk DDT Pro's weird cast of characters, remember Hulk Hogan's failed pasta restaurant, and tell stories of looking foolish in front of wrestlers.
77 min
112
Wrestling At Its Best: The WWE's Kennel From He...
This week, we revisit WWE's ludicrous Kennel from Hell match, learn about WCW's Dungeon of Doom, and reenact one of the worst moments in wrestling history.
69 min
113
Who Is Pro Wrestling's GOAT And Remembering How...
This week, we have a very serious debate about pro wrestling's greatest of all time, remember the awful Mordecai gimmick from Smackdown, and reminisce about Chucky the doll in WCW.
68 min
114
eFeds Are Wrestling's Less Than Sexy Fan Fictio...
This week we're talking about eFeds, wrestling weddings, and dramatic reenactments with TV Guide's Keisha Hatchett!
63 min
115
The Ballad Of Singing Wrestlers And How To Buil...
This week, we're talking about our favorite singing wrestlers, what makes a stable great, and learning about jobbers.
65 min
116
The Origin Of All Elite Wrestling And The Stran...
This week, we're discussing the history of AEW, the restaurant WWE had in Times Square, and being a wrestling fan during a pandemic. Plus, GameSpot's Michael Rougeau talks about Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.
68 min
117
The Godfather Says Goodbye To His Pimpin' Ways ...
This week we're discussing terrible video games, our first live wrestling shows and none other than The Goodfather.
49 min
118
Ring Of Honor's Dalton Castle Goes To The Tiger...
This week, we welcome Ring of Honor star Dalton Castle to talk about everything from Tiger King to where his costumes come from. Mat and Chris also talk about the most dangerous weapons under the ring and remember the time Dennis Rodman was a WCW wrestler.
62 min
119
KISS got its own wrestler and the only AEW vs. ...
This week on Wrestle Buddies, we debate which company has the better empty arena shows, WWE or AEW, figure out why KISS got its own wrestler in WCW, and learn all about ring ropes.
53 min
120
RoboCop Invades World Championship Wrestling To...
This week, we're discussing Money in the Bank cash-ins, the best wrestling video games, and RoboCop invading WCW.
51 min
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Wrestle Buddies Trailer
Wrestle Buddies is a weekly podcast that exists on the corner of professional wrestling and friendship, as Mat and Chris explore the best, worst, and weirdest aspects of sports entertainment.
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