On this week's episode of Brews and Beatdowns Matt talked to Denim Blevins, promoter of Battle On The Border. They talked about two shows coming up in June. Denim went over the card for both shows, talked about what wrestlers will be at both shows, and what former WWE Superstars will be at the show. They ended the show talking about wrestling night at the Florence Freedom baseball game coming up in June.
On this week's episode of Brews and Beatdowns Matt talked to Steve Ahrendt, general manager of Global Pro Wrestling in Chicago. They talked about how Steve was a student of Matt at the Illinois Media School, how Steve got his start at GPW, and his current role as the general manager.
On this week's episode of Brews and Beatdowns Matt brought in Brian Beech. They talked about how Brian got his start in wrestling, which included meeting Brian Pillman. Matt and Brian talked about the importance of social media in wrestling, some of Brian's career highlights, and Future Great Wrestling, who he currently works for.
On this week's episode of Brews and Beatdowns Matt talked to Hurricane J.J Maguire. They started the show talking about his music career, including how he met Jimmy Hart and how he became a member of The Gentrys. J.J. talked about how he began his wrestling music career in WWE, working at WCW, and some of the iconic songs he helped produce, including Shawn Michaels and Demolition. J.J. also talked about his new book coming out this summer.
On this week's episode of Brews and Beatdowns Matt talked to Brandon Xavier. They started off the conversation about Brandon's past, which included growing up a wrestling fan in Cleveland, how he got involved with wrestling, and his very first match. They also talked about the state of Indy wrestling and the use of social media. Matt concluded the conversation with Brandon's involvement at Battle On The Border and talked about his upcoming match with Brian Pillman Jr and Chase Owens.
On this week's episode of Brews and Beatdowns Matt brought back Denim Blevins, promoter of Battle On The Border. They talked about the last two shows in December and "Night Of Champions" coming up on February, 23rd. Denim went over all the matches, including one with a former WWE Superstar.
On this week's episode of Brews and Beatdowns Matt brought in the promoter of Future Great Wrestling Brian. They talked about Brian's move to Ohio, running a comic book store, and starting up Future Great Wrestling. Brian talked about the first show of Future Great Wrestling and other shows coming up!
On this week's episode of Brews and Beatdowns Matt talked to Cody Hawk. Cody talked about the state of Independent wrestling and how it's in a great spot right now. Matt and Cody also talked about Cody's new promotion "Future Great Wrestling" and some of the hurdles he and his fellow wrestlers/promoters had to go through with city council in order to launch this promotion. They end the show with Cody talking about Dean Ambrose, a wrestler he's trained, coming to Cincinnati to train with him as he recovers from an injury, a piece that is featured on the WWE Network.
Matt talked to ring announcer Nikki Campbell about her career in wrestling. They talked about how she first started watching TNA wrestling and her favorite wrestlers growing up. Nikki also talked about being an athlete in high school, her dreams of becoming a writer, and how she got her start as a ring announcer.
Matt talked to wrestler Bam Bam Bundy about his wrestling career. Bam Bam talked about his childhood growing up outside of Memphis, TN and how he got his start in wrestling. He also talked about training with Brian Christopher, some of his memorable matches over the past few years, and his matches coming up at Battle On The Border in December.