VIP AUDIO 12/04 – 10 YRS AGO Wade Keller Hotline (11-17-05): Christian’s decision to leave WWE, Guerrero tribute (33 min)

December 4, 2015

SUMMARY: In today’s Keller Audio Update, the inside story on whether Christian spoke the truth when he detailed why he left WWE, the type of offer he was given to stay, and why he left. Plus analysis of whether he can be a top tier player for TNA, where Jeff Jarrett fits in, and whether it was smart to have Team Canada with Scott D’Amore get involved right away. Comparisons between Christian and Matt Hardy or Chris Benoit in terms of who’d be most valuable to TNA today… A lot more on Eddie Guerrero including notes on the WWE p.r. machine and in which instances they were on base and off base in their approach. Thoughts on the WWE lifestyle, the way Guerrero’s tribute show was handled, how Hunter and Stephanie handled it, exclusive details on why Stephanie wasn’t at the Supershow on Sunday, and more… […]

VIP AUDIO 11/23 – 10 YRS AGO James Caldwell Update (11-08-2005): Batista’s big choice, (41 min)

November 23, 2015

PWTorch columnist James Caldwell’s view from the front row includes a look at what WWE Raw did differently this week than in previous weeks, why the opening segment was beneficial to the show, how WWE presented a focused show where previous weeks failed, the three-layer message behind Kurt Angle’s promo, who Kurt Angle may or may not have been talking to, why WWE blew a chance with Helms-Rosey, what WWE can learn from OVW, Shawn Michaels’s frustrations with Raw, why Daivari’s return hurt the main event, Batista’s options after his injury, WWE’s options for the WWE Title, who WWE should put the belt on if Batista is out, what to expect from Christian in TNA, why Christian should be paired with or against A.J. Styles, what reaction Christian will receive from Impact fans, why the Impact special rating spells trouble, why TNA isn’t grabbing wrestling fans, TNA using wrestlers who fans have outgrown such as 3 Live Kru, what to expect from each match at TNA Genesis, and more. […]

VIP AUDIO 11/20 – 10 YRS AGO Real Deal with Pat McNeill (11-01-2005): Christian and Torrie depart WWE, Sabu, ECW (43 min)

November 20, 2015

In today’s “Real Deal with Pat McNeill” VIP Audio Update, his Hot Five Stories of the Week include TNA’s Primetime InPact Special on Thursday night, the deaprtures of Christian and Torrie Wilson from WWE, this Saturday’s ROH title rematch in Chicago and, of course, a preview of tonight’s Taboo Tuesday. Plus the Indy Show Lineup of the Week with Team 3-D wrestling Sabu & Terry Funk, news on which former ECW personality is out to break into the MMA business, McNeill Sings The Hits, a new Question of the Week on WWE “legends,” and Listener Mail regarding trademark issues and “fair use.” […]

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