Puroresu History ICHIBAN!: Wrestle Kingdom V

Anthony and Matt return for their first podcast of 2018 with thoughts on the most recent Wrestle Kingdom and a look back at 2011. They also discuss the history of familiar faces to Western fans including Finn Balor, Karl Anderson, Giant Bernard, Rob Van Dam and more. Reviewed show: Wrestle Kingdom V – Jan 4,…

Puroresu History ICHIBAN!: Kobashi’s Quest for TCC Gold

Anthony and Matt watch FIVE HOURS of Kenta Kobashi matches as he attempts to claim the Triple Crown Championship in All Japan Pro Wrestling. Luckily for you, this show is only an hour. The team breaks down the history of Kobashi and the Japanese fandom behind one of the most beloved wrestlers in Puroresu history.…

One Shot: Early Rumble Edition

In an attempt to atone for botching the end of the NeXT Level Wrestling Podcast, The Andrew Bello breaks down his early Royal Rumble analysis.  Who is most likely to win the Men’s Royal Rumble?  Who should win the Men’s Rumble?  Who should (and will) win the Women’s Rumble? Are you a brave, brave soul?…

Puroresu History ICHIBAN: The Great Mitsuharu Misawa

Puroresu History ICHIBAN! We’re finally here! Anthony and Matthew discuss and break down the first Triple Crown title reign of the great Mitsuharu Misawa. This includes a discussion of Toshiaki Kawada, Akira Taue and Stan Hansen.