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 Oct 2, 2019
Great insight from Mark, Bully and Dreamer, but could some one put a muzzle on Dave

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Join Dave LaGreca and his rotating co-host chair that features two WWE Hall of Famers in Bully Ray and Mark Henry and ECW Original Tommy Dreamer for the best pro wrestling talk on radio. From the WWE to Ring of Honor to New Japan Pro Wrestling and the independent scene, Busted Open covers pro-wrestling like no one else in the world! Listen to the full show Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern on SiriusXM Fight Nation channel 156 or On Demand anytime on the SiriusXM app.

Episode Date
This WWE Great calls out Roman Reigns
00:37:06

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry are back on a Saturday to bring you the best in pro wrestling talk!  John Cena is back in the WWE and has a mission to take on Roman Reigns - but will he be able to succeed?  Rumors about Daniel Bryan, CM Punk returning to wrestling as well.  With so many wrestling greats returning in the ring - what's this mean for the current roster?

Jul 24, 2021
This Week in Pro Wrestling / Shawn Spears
00:35:26

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry recap this week in pro wrestling including IMPACT Wrestling's follow up show after Slammiversary and AEW Dynamite's death match. Also, "The Chairman" Shawn Spears joins to discuss his recent match with Chris Jericho, being back in front of fans, The Pinnacle and more!

Jul 23, 2021
Archer wins IWGP US Title / Gail Kim
00:37:20

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap AEW Dynamite highlighting the main event death match between Lance Archer and Jon Moxley where 'The Murderhawk Monster' emerges as the new IWGP US Champion. Also, IMPACT Wrestling's Gail Kim joins to talk about her passion for producing, working with IMPACT female talent, her chances of stepping back in the ring and more!

Jul 22, 2021
NXT Recap / Mickie James
00:34:31

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer recap WWE NXT including the Karrion Kross/Samoa Joe feud that's heating up, as well as Raquel Gonzalez's match with Xia Li. Also, "Grown Ass Woman" Mickie James stops by to talk about NWA Empowerrr, her appearance at IMPACT 'Slammiversary' and more!

Jul 21, 2021
Nikki A.S.H. Cashes In / Goldberg Returns
00:34:57

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap this week's Monday Night RAW including the return of Goldberg who has eyes for the WWE Champ Bobby Lashley. Dave and Bully also react to Nikki A.S.H. cashing in her Money in the Bank contract to become new RAW Women's Champ and question the booking of Karrion Kross's RAW debut.

Jul 20, 2021
Money in the Bank & Slammiversary
00:31:23

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry recap a BIG weekend of pro wrestling, as they break down WWE's 'Money In the Bank' PPV with a big return from John Cena & also IMPACT Wrestling's 'Slammiversary' PPV that held some surprises of their own.

Jul 19, 2021
'The Masters Class': MITB Deconstructed
00:22:41

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer do a deep-dive on WWE's 'Money In The Bank' as the annual PPV airs this Sunday ... they look at the history of the match, its evolution into a standalone PPV, the psychology & physicality needed to make the match work, & what being in a MITB match can do for a rising superstar ... 

Jul 18, 2021
Fans are FINALLY back at WWE! / Sami Callihan talks IMPACT
00:34:32

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry have YOU set for this jam packed weekend of wrestling!  Fans are finally back at WWE events as we saw from Smackdown last night - and it did NOT disappoint!  We are previewing Money in the Bank for this coming Sunday... as well as Sami Callihan joins us ahead of his IMPACT Slammiversary match against Kenny Omega!

Jul 17, 2021
Ain't No Anniversary Like a Slammiversary
00:38:20
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry preview a BIG wknd of pro wrestling, as they take a look at both WWE's 'Money In the Bank' & IMPACT Wrestling's 'Slammiversary' PPVs ... with the guys being joined by EVP Scott D'Amore during the IMPACT talk ...
Jul 16, 2021
It's a Dave LaGreca 50th Birthday Celebration!
00:34:05
Dave LaGreca is 50 years old! Tommy Dreamer, the Busted Open crew, & Dave's family all help him celebrate with some, eh...gift & special guests! (how Dave reacts may vary...) Listen as Kevin Sullivan, Thunder Rosa, & The Nature Boy Ric Flair all take part in the festivities...
Jul 15, 2021
50 Years of Bully Ray!
00:39:13
Description: It's WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray's 50th Birthday! Dave LaGreca surprises his friend & co-host with a number of special guests ... listen as Snake Sabo of Skid Row, Tommy Thayer of KISS (15:03), & fellow Hall of Famer Trish Stratus (25:36) all wish Bully a Happy 5-0 (each in their own ... special way).
Jul 14, 2021
Remembering Paul Orndorff
00:38:55
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer remember the late "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff ... from main eventing the first Wrestlemania, to the wrestlers he's influenced, & more. They're joined in remembrance by both Ted DiBiase & Eric Bischoff, sharing stories of Paul's life & career.
Jul 13, 2021
Bringing Eyes To Ring of Honor
00:33:16
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk Ring of Honor's 'Best in the World' PPV from the wknd -- Dave loved it, but what does ROH need to do to get more eyeballs on the product? Also, ahead of his match against NXT Champion Karrion Kross on Tuesday, Johnny Gargano joins the guys to talk that & more ... including how he views NXT versus WWE's main roster.
Jul 12, 2021
'The Masters Class': nWo Revisited
00:27:58

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE:  It's been 25 years now since the 1996 WCW 'Bash at the Beach', Hulk Hogan's infamous heel turn, & the formation of the nWo ... Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer all look back at that era through their own respective lenses & what it meant then, & now, for the wrestling world ... 

Jul 11, 2021
One of the best from WWE is Injured
00:39:29

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk about Bayley announcing that she's injured and will be missing the next couple of months and won't be able to wrestle.  Ryan and Mark talk about how important Bayley is - how great she's been especially in the past year during the pandemic and more.  Also, the Weekly Winner segment as Mark and Ryan break down the past week in wrestling!

Jul 10, 2021
The Complete List of Jericho
00:32:42
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to the one-and-only Chris Jericho about his new book 'The Complete List of Jericho' which chronicles every match he's every wrestled. They talk that, AEW, the Jericho Cruise, Fozzy, & a whole bunch more ...
Jul 09, 2021
Malakai Black is ALL ELITE
00:31:29
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk AEW's 'Road Rager' edition of Dynamite this week, in Miami & in front of fans ... speaking of said fans, they popped like crazy for the surprise appearance of one Tommy End (formerly Aleister Black in WWE, now going by Malakai Black). The guys break down the shocking reveal, as well as what it means to build & maintain a character in pro wrestling today.
Jul 08, 2021
Tommy Dreamer with an Update on Terry Funk
00:33:09
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer break down NXT's 'Great American Bash' from this week -- from the opening tag contest, to the main event between Adam Cole & Kyle O'Reilly ... also, after trending all over social media on Tuesday, Tommy Dreamer has an update on hardcore legend Terry Funk -- Tommy spoke to The Funkster personally, & will discuss.
Jul 07, 2021
Nick Gage talks with Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray
00:31:40
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray welcome Nick Gage to Busted Open ... the hardcore wrestler talks about his life, his respect for the guys who have come before him, what GCW means to him, & his upcoming match against Matt Cardona in Atlantic City, NJ this month (warning: lot of profanity in this one; like, a lot) ...
Jul 06, 2021
'The Masters Class': 2021 Mid-Year Awards
00:38:28

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, & Tommy Dreamer look back at the first half of 2021 and dish out some superlatives: Awards for Breakout Star, Storyline, Match, and Wrestler of the Half-Year ... what will their picks be?  What are YOUR picks?  

Jul 04, 2021
Zelina Vega's Surprising Return
00:36:27

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry are broadcasting on this 4th of July weekend as they discuss the week that was in the world of wrestling.  Zelina Vega was a big topic on the show - as she returned on Smackdown and will be heading to the Money in the Bank PPV on July 18th.  Also, both Mark and Ryan loved AEW this past week and tell why in this week's Weekly Winner!

Jul 03, 2021
Orange Cassidy & His Friends
00:33:00
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry look back at the week that was in pro wrestling, alongside analyst Justin LaBar; then, they welcome in not one, but FOUR guests: Orange Cassidy, Chuck Taylor & Trent? (aka Best Friends), and Kris Statlander ... the quartet talk their bond in AEW, coming from the indie scene, 'Dynamite' finally leaving Jacksonville to head back off on the road, and a whole lot more ...
Jul 02, 2021
AEW Starts Strong & Ends Strong
00:36:17
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk about this week's 'Dynamite' ... AEW's back home on Wednesdays & the guys have plenty to say, about The Young Bucks, MJF, Sammy Guevara, & more ... including an impassioned defense of one of the greatest to ever sit behind the mic in professional wrestling.
Jul 01, 2021
NXT Brings It Home
00:32:54

Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer talk all things from this week's NXT, their 'go-home' show prior to next week's 'Great American Bash' ... the guys break down the number one contender's match for the Women’s Tag Team Titles, Mercedes Martinez's suspected injury, & "Swerve" Scott's title win over Bronson Reed, becoming your new North American Champ (and what this may mean for Reed's status on NXT)...

Jun 30, 2021
Rock 'N' Roll, Wings, & Monday Night RAW
00:32:56

YOU WANTED THE BEST & YOU GOT IT ... Bully Ray & Ryan McKinnell talk a little food, a little rock 'n' roll, and a whole lotta Monday Night RAW ... the guys break down the Drew McIntyre/AJ Styles/Matt Riddle triple threat main event & more, including how WWE is doing themselves a disservice by not utilizing Shayna Baszler the correct way.

Jun 29, 2021
Kenny Omega Went Over, But Jungle Boy GOT Over
00:37:32
It's the "Fat 'N The Furious" today, as Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer talk about an indie event Tommy was a part of over the weekend, & a particularly dangerous spot that got a wrestler hurt ... how does risk measure up against reward, especially on the indie level? Also, AEW's Saturday Night 'Dynamite' ... the guys break down that stellar main event between Kenny Omega & Jungle Boy, & how it made both the champ & challenger look A+.
Jun 28, 2021
'The Masters Class': "Pivotal Moments"
00:31:04

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer all talk about the "pivotal moments" in their respective careers, i.e. those events that would forever shape who they would become in wrestling ... even for Dave, who talks about how he went from a job in the banking industry to creating Busted Open.

**BONUS: stay tuned for a surprise at the end, but don't say we didn't warn you ... 

Jun 27, 2021
WWE Releases More Wrestlers - Why?
00:30:57

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry discuss the latest news regarding more wrestlers being released by the WWE.  What's the reasoning behind it?  Why are they doing this once again - and what does it mean for those that were let go?  Mark and Ryan try to find answers - plus the Nation weighs in on it as well.  

Jun 26, 2021
The Week in Wrestling
00:30:12
Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk to pro wrestling analyst Justin LaBar and break down the week that was in pro wrestling -- news on WWE's return to the NYC area, comments on wrestling creative from Jon Moxley, Mickie James' return to the ring for the NWA, the health status of "Mr. Wonderful" Paul Orndorff, and more ...
Jun 25, 2021
WWE Writers ... Who Don't Know Wrestling?
00:34:13
Bully Ray & Ryan McKinnell talk two big stories revolving around the world of WWE this week: first, John Cena says he's ready to return ... when's that gonna happen? As soon as SummerSlam? Also, one of WWE's newest writers admits that she knows next to nothing about pro wrestling ... you bet Bully & Ryan have plenty to say about that.
Jun 24, 2021
Stone Cold on 25 years of 'Austin 3:16'
00:26:11
Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer are joined by the one-and-only Stone Cold Steve Austin to talk the 25th anniversary of the 1996 'King of the Ring' PPV & the birth of 'Austin 3:16' ... Stone Cold tells the story of how one of pro wrestling's all-time greatest promos came together, & how that night changed not only the course of his life, but pro wrestling in the '90s & beyond ...
Jun 23, 2021
Strengths & Weaknesses of Monday Night RAW
00:34:24
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk all things RAW, including Bobby Lashley & Xavier Woods in a Monday Night Hell in a Cell match, and Nikki Cross debuting a new character; speaking of characters, AEW's Jungle Boy has become a hit with fans ... he joins Dave & Bully to chat ahead of his championship match against Kenny Omega this weekend ...
Jun 22, 2021
Recapping Hell in a Cell 2021
00:41:41
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down WWE's 'Hell in a Cell' PPV, including several key matchups: Bobby Lashley vs Drew McIntyre, Bianca Belair vs Bayley, & Rhea Ripley vs Charlotte Flair ... what did Dave/Bully think? And was the creative there to support the in-ring work? Listen for answers...
Jun 21, 2021
'The Masters Class': Hell in a Cell
00:24:47

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer talk all things Hell in a Cell, including where the concept for the match came from, & which of the WWE Hell in a Cell matches are their personal favorites ... also, special insight from Mark Henry, who was in a Hell in a Cell match in 2011.

Jun 20, 2021
Honoring Juneteenth 2021
00:36:24

Tommy Dreamer and Mark Henry discuss the importance of Juneteenth and how it recognizes social issues being recognized and talked about on a national level.  They talk with author Dr. Joel Freeman from "Black History 365" and he gives a great insight as to what the social implications are and how society is adapting and accepting all rights here in the country.  Tommy and Mark also discuss WWE Smackdown from last night and preview WWE Hell in a Cell!

Jun 19, 2021
Remembering Chyna's Legacy
00:34:05

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry discuss the new VICE TV Documentary about Chyna's life.  The doc. was eye opening and sad at times, but also showed just how special of a person Chyna was - and some of the good memories she brought on those that she met along the way.  Mark shares personal stories and memories he had working with Chyna, as he and Dave talk about how unique and special of a wrestler she was.  Also, AEW President Tony Khan joins the show to talk about the promotion heading to New York City, Father's Day memories and more!

Jun 18, 2021
Was the ECW Arena Pro Wrestling's CBGB?
00:35:48
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to MLW chief Court Bauer about the return of MLW, their future on TV, & a show they'll be bringing to the old ECW arena in Philadelphia in July ... that talk leads to a discussion between Dave & Bully on the legacy left by ECW & the importance of that "bingo hall" in pro wrestling's history.
Jun 17, 2021
Stellar Storytelling on NXT
00:31:11
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down NXT from this week, & point out how its storytelling helps to make it one of pro wrestling's weekly highlights ... they talk the return of Samoa Joe, & how LA Knight's heel work will help to make Cameron Grimes a top tier babyface; also, Dave talks to film director Marah Strauch about her new documentary on the late Chyna, set to premiere this week on VICE TV.
Jun 16, 2021
The RETURN of Eva Marie to RAW / The Joy That is RK-BRO
00:40:07
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk the much-hyped return of Eva Marie to the WWE on RAW this week, & the fact that it wasn't her ... who actually wrestled. Dave, Bully, & producer Gabby all break down what happened & what they think could be done to make the story work. Also, Randy Orton & Riddle aka Team RK-BRO has been one of RAW's recent highlights ... so why do fans already want them to turn on each other? The guys discuss...
Jun 15, 2021
NXT's LA Knight / Anthony Bowens of AEW
00:37:45
Fresh off his Million Dollar Championship win at NXT TakeOver: In Your House, LA Knight talks to Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer about being only the fourth person to hold that title, & if Ted DiBiase will be in his corner moving forward on NXT; also, Anthony Bowens of AEW's The Acclaimed drops in to talk what's next for him & Max Caster, & to share some words as Busted Open celebrates Pride Month.
Jun 14, 2021
'The Masters Class': My First Time
00:29:43

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer all talk about their 'first times' ... that is, when it came to pro wrestling.  First matches seen, first events attended, & first wrestlers met ... & for Bully/Tommy/Mark, the question: did those first encounters plant the seeds for what would become their own careers in the business?

Jun 13, 2021
Mark Henry's 50th Birthday Party / Paul Wight & D'Lo Brown
00:32:34

Tommy Dreamer and Mark Henry celebrate Mark's 50th birthday!  Mark shares some of his favorite moments both in and outside the ring throughout his journey to becoming a Hall of Famer.  Mark's two good friends - Paul Wight and D'Lo Brown also call in and share some of their favorite memories, as does Tommy Dreamer.  

Jun 12, 2021
Tony Khan / A Photo of MJF & Who??
00:39:30
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to AEW owner Tony Khan ahead of this week's 'Dynamite'; they discuss the AEW roster, the possibility of Mark returning to the ring, & Tony offers some words in response to comments made by Triple H on Thursday's NXT media call ... also, a photo of MJF alongside a certain host's wife has surfaced, and it has Dave going "WTF??"
Jun 11, 2021
Tommy Dreamer Retiring? / Cameron Grimes of NXT
00:27:37
Tommy Dreamer tells a story that has real world implications on his future in the business; also, Dave LaGreca & Tommy talk to Cameron Grimes about his rise in NXT, working with the legendary Ted DiBiase, & his vying for that Million Dollar Championship at this wknd's NXT TakeOver: In Your House.
Jun 10, 2021
Matt Cardona SPEAKS following GCW Zombie Walk Appearance
00:40:34
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to IMPACT's Matt Cardona; on the heels of his viral appearance at GCW's Zombie Walk, he's got a lot to say about Nick Gage & the "GCW Universe" ... also; the guys talk to former NFL player AJ Francis/Top Dolla about NXT, joining "Swerve" Scott's stable, & being a part of WWE's 'Most Wanted Treasures' show on A&E.
Jun 09, 2021
RAW Recap / Are Young People Watching?
00:35:51
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk about this week's RAW, & issues they have with the show -- also, after talking to a young fan, the guys wonder: are young people watching pro wrestling as much as they used to? A heated discussion ensues ...
Jun 08, 2021
NWA When Our Shadows Fall Recap
00:33:17
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap NWA's When Our Shadows Fall, including a new NWA Women's Champion in Kamille, the match between Nick Aldis and Trevor Murdoch, as well as Thunder Rosa's vicious act against Dave's fathead.
Jun 07, 2021
'The Masters Class': "Future Endeavors"
00:37:34

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Following the news of WWE talent releases this week, Dave LaGreca asks Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer to talk about what a post-WWE career in pro wrestling can mean, as the guys share stories from their own lives in & out of WWE.

Jun 06, 2021
Mark's First AEW Dynamite/ Weekly Winner
00:36:01

Mark Henry recaps with Ryan McKinnell his first week at AEW & his first Dynamite and both give their Weekly Winner for this week in professional wrestling.

Jun 05, 2021
Mark Henry on What He'll Bring to AEW / The Week in Wrestling
00:40:10
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk the week in wrestling, & there was A LOT this week ... the guys are joined by pro-wrestling analyst Justin LaBar to break down all the WWE news; also, Mark talks about what he plans to bring to AEW in his new role, just hours before his first appearance on 'Dynamite'.
Jun 04, 2021
AEW's Sammy Guevara / Billy Corgan talks NWA
00:41:58
Fresh on the heels of AEW's 'Double or Nothing' PPV this past wknd, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to Sammy Guevara about his big win in the "Stadium Stampede" match, the return of live crowds, how being in the Inner Circle has affected him as a wrestler, & more; also, the guys are joined by Billy Corgan to break down this Sunday's NWA PPV on FITE TV, titled 'When Our Shadows Fall'.
Jun 03, 2021
Mickie James / WWE Releases
00:29:07
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to Mickie James about her latest country music single (track called "Grown Ass Women" with Chapel Hart), as well as about her recent release from WWE; also, as if the timing wasn't coincidental enough, Dave & Tommy address the breaking WWE news this Wednesday about MORE talent releases, including Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Lana, Buddy Murphy, Ruby Riott & Santana Garrett.
Jun 02, 2021
Mark Henry/Jimmy Smith SPEAK on joining AEW/WWE
00:34:09
Following the surprise announcement on Sunday's 'Double or Nothing' PPV, WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry opens up to Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray on why he signed a deal with AEW, & what he plans to bring to the company. Also, speaking of signings, brand-new WWE play-by-play announcer & fellow SiriusXM host Jimmy Smith talks to the guys following his first RAW.
Jun 01, 2021
Mark Henry joins AEW / Sting Wrestles Again!
00:36:25

Ryan McKinnell & Tommy Dreamer are filling in for Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray as there is PLENTY to talk about with an amazing AEW Double or Nothing PPV.  Mark Henry surprised the world as he was announced as a new AEW coach and commentator.  Tommy says that the next generation of wrestlers are going to learn so much from Mark's expertise and history in wrestling.  Also, Sting returns to the ring and wrestles for the first time in YEARS!  Ryan and Tommy talk about how great his match was, and what this means for his in ring future.

May 31, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: AEW Double or Nothing Mini Post Show
00:07:53

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Mere hours after AEW's 'Double or Nothing', Dave LaGreca brings you this mini recap of what proved to be a stellar PPV; he goes over the matches & has exclusive audio from backstage post-show, including Chris Jericho talking about the BIG news surrounding our own Mark Henry that was announced last night.

May 31, 2021
SPECIAL: Inside AEW Double or Nothing
00:51:10

Dave LaGreca's backstage at Daily's Place in Jacksonville & bringing you interviews & insider info ahead of AEW's 'Double or Nothing' PPV ... Brandi Rhodes, Eddie Kingston, Matt Hardy, Britt Baker, Miro, Powerhouse Hobbs, The Acclaimed, & Thunder Rosa ... check it out!

May 30, 2021
AEW Double or Nothing Preview / Best of Week in Wrestling
00:30:32

Mark Henry returns this week with Ryan McKinnell as the two get ready to preview AEW Double or Nothing this weekend - with special guest Dave LaGreca, who will be live in attendance!  Also, the best that was in the week of wrestling with Weekly Winner.  Coming off what was an all around great week for all the wrestling promotions, which one will Mark and Ryan pick as their Winner?!

May 29, 2021
Paul Wight / Tony Khan of AEW
00:43:48
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry preview this wknd's AEW 'Double or Nothing' PPV with both Paul Wight & AEW owner Tony Khan. They'll break down the matchups & more; also ... does Paul Wight aspire to return to the ring? Listen & find out ...
May 28, 2021
Cassie Lee & Jessica McKay (former WWE Iiconics) / AEW's Britt Baker D.M.D.
00:38:31
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to Cassie Lee & Jessica McKay, once known as WWE's Iiconics ... they open up about being let go from WWE, their lives in pro wrestling, & what may be next for them -- still as a duo. Also, AEW's Britt Baker D.M.D. checks in, ahead of this weekend's 'Double or Nothing' PPV & her quest for the AEW Women's Title.
May 27, 2021
The History of The Samoan Dynasty
00:41:53

In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer present this special historical look at the Anoa'i Family, & the legacy of the Samoan Dynasty in pro wrestling ... from Peter Mavia, Afa & Sika (aka 'The Wild Samoans'), to current WWE Universal Champ Roman Reigns, as well as one of wrestling's all-time top stars: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. 

May 26, 2021
MJF/Chris Jericho talk 'AEW Double or Nothing'
00:42:46
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk this Sunday's 'Double or Nothing' PPV with two guys who REALLY don't like each other (& one Dave can't stand either) ... MJF & Chris Jericho. They both check in, separately, to hype their match this wknd, AND Jericho brings to the table some big news about this Friday's special edition of AEW Dynamite.
May 26, 2021
Ultimate Warrior A&E Biography
00:32:03
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk about the A&E Biography on the Ultimate Warrior that premiered over the weekend, with a frank discussion on a figure not without controversy in his life both inside the ring and out.
May 25, 2021
MORE on The 'End' of Kayfabe / Wrestling & the Fans
00:36:24
On the heels of yesterday's 'Masters Class' podcast about the 'end' of kayfabe, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray continue the discussion, talking about the need to protect the mystique of the business, & the relationship between pro wrestling & the fans ... is it wrong to be "worked?"
May 24, 2021
'The Masters Class': The End of Kayfabe
00:32:18

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Spurred by the one-year anniversary of Busted Open's "Undertaker Day," Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer have a frank & honest discussion about the 'end' of kayfabe, & the dynamic between the business & the fans. 

May 23, 2021
WWE across America / Weekly Winner
00:37:04

Ryan McKinnell is joined by Tommy Dreamer this week as they talk about the WWE announcing that they will be expanding shows in the coming months as the coronavirus pandemic lessens.  Also because it's Saturday - that means our Weekly Winner where both Ryan and Tommy give YOU their favorite wrestling event in the past week!

May 22, 2021
The Week in Wrestling / Kofi Kingston
00:35:17
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer break down some of the biggest stories from the world of pro wrestling this week, alongside analyst Justin LaBar; also, WWE's Kofi Kingston stops by, following his big win this past Monday on RAW ... are we seeing 'Kofimania' Part II? And what part of his wrestling career means the most to him?
May 21, 2021
AEW Recap / Renee Paquette
00:41:25
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray focus on AEW's Miro -- are we finally getting the right version of him on TV? The guys break it down; also, Renee Paquette stops in to talk her new cookbook 'Messy In the Kitchen', her 'Oral Sessions' podcast, & share stories w/Dave & Bully as her & husband Jon Moxley are almost set to welcome their first child ... oh, & Dave gets frightened by a bear live on the show. It actually happens. Listen & find out.
May 20, 2021
NXT Recap / AEW's Tony Khan has BIG NEWS
00:35:38
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry break down NXT from this week, specifically Bronson Reed's North American Championship win over Johnny Gargano; also, AEW owner Tony Khan checks in to talk 'Dynamite' & reveal some BIG news about TV plans for AEW, including a new show AND a move to a new home next year.
May 19, 2021
RAW Recap/Who are the Faces/Heels anymore?
00:40:03
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk this week's RAW, & the lack of character work found in WWE creative; who are the faces & heels even supposed to be anymore? Also, a new bit about RAW commentator Adnan Virk will have you saying 'WOW' almost as much as he does.
May 18, 2021
WWE Wrestlemania Backlash Recap / Zombies???
00:47:26
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray take a look at Wrestlemania Backlash, in particular, the 'Zombie' Lumberjack Match ... Dave counts it among one of pro wrestling's most embarrassing moments of all time. Agree/Disagree? Even Mark Henry & the 'Nation try to persuade Dave to think otherwise, but he's having NONE of it ...
May 17, 2021
'The Masters Class': "Unsung Heroes" of Pro Wrestling
00:31:56

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Inspired by Cesaro's title shot at Wrestlemania Backlash, Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer discuss the "unsung heroes" of pro wrestling: guys who always had great matches & were beloved by fans, but rarely if ever got that shot at winning a title.  The guys present their top "unsung hero" picks ... and one just may surprise you. 

May 16, 2021
RIP New Jack / D'Lo Brown Shares Memories
01:17:51

Tommy Dreamer is in for Mark Henry this week as he and Ryan McKinnell remember the life of New Jack - who passed away on Friday night.  Tommy talks about wrestling against and with New Jack throughout the years, as well as shares lots of memories.  D'Lo Brown - who knew Jack very well also calls in and gives his favorite moments with Jack before he passed away.  Finally some SmackDown talk as Tamina and Natalya are now champions!

May 15, 2021
The Week in Wrestling / Titus O'Neil
00:50:16
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry look at the week that was in pro wrestling w/ analyst Justin LaBar, including breaking down the latest episode of 'Dark Side of the Ring' & AEW's announcement that they're getting back out on the road this summer; also, the guys talk to Titus O'Neil of WWE, & Mark has some words for Hulk Hogan.
May 14, 2021
AEW Recap / a NEW TNT Champion
00:36:24
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down AEW Dynamite from the week, in particular Darby Allin's TNT Championship loss to Miro; also, the Moxley vs Nagata match that opened the show ... what did the guys think of it, & what does it mean to see a NJPW title defended on AEW airwaves?
May 13, 2021
NXT Recap / AEW's Tony Khan
00:39:10
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer take a look at this week's NXT, including the stellar main event between Kushida & Santos Escobar; also, Tommy highlights pro wrestling's recent TV success, & the guys are joined by AEW owner Tony Khan to talk 'Dynamite', as well as give an update on Ricky Starks' neck injury.
May 12, 2021
RAW Recap / NWA's Kamille
00:43:40
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray look at this week's RAW, the go-home episode before Wrestlemania Backlash this wknd ... how does RAW measure up against SmackDown & NXT? Also, the guys talk Jeff Hardy, & are joined by Kamille of the NWA, who shares her story & her quest for pro wrestling gold.
May 11, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Wrestlemania X-Seven TLCII Watch-Along
00:31:25

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray do a watch-along of the legendary 'TLCII' match from Wrestlemania in 2001, 20 years later.  Listen as Bully gives insight into the action as it unfolds, in a match that featured six future WWE Hall of Famers. **NOTE: timestamp to watch along -- 1:51:53 into Wrestlemania X-Seven on Peacock** 

May 11, 2021
Booker T A&E Bio / Santos Escobar
00:38:30
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down the Booker T A&E Biography that premiered over the weekend, & discuss a controversial moment from Booker's career that was not included in the doc; also, NXT's Santos Escobar stops by to talk about his history as a second-generation luchador, and preview his match tomorrow against Kushida for the NXT Cruiserweight Championship.
May 10, 2021
'The Masters Class': Happy Mother's Day!
00:36:57

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry both take a step back & let their respective better halves (& two amazing kick-ass moms!) take their place ... Violetta LaGreca & Jana Henry share stories, laughs, memorable moments & more with Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer as Busted Open wishes a BIG Happy Mother's Day to all the moms in the 'nation!

May 09, 2021
Jimmy Uso Returns / Cesaro Shines
00:53:59

Tommy Dreamer is in for Ryan McKinnell as Tommy and Mark Henry talk about the week that was in sports entertainment!  Smackdown was great as Jimmy Uso returned and now we will see what happens with him, Roman Reigns and Jey Uso.  Also, Cesaro continues to rise to the occasion as both Tommy and Mark are happy Cesaro is being noticed for how good he is.  Weekly Winner of course as we bring you the best that was in wrestling!

May 08, 2021
The Week in Wrestling / Court Bauer / Brandi Rhodes
00:59:53

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry look back on the week that was in pro wrestling, alongside analyst Justin LaBar; also, MLW head Court Bauer calls in to talk their new TV deal + other news, AND the guys celebrate Mother's Day Wknd with expectant mother-to-be Brandi Rhodes of AEW. 

May 07, 2021
AEW 'Blood & Guts' Recap / 'Dark Side of the Ring' Season 3
01:22:27

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap this week's 'Blood & Guts' edition of AEW Dynamite, including Bully's "The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly" of the event; also, the guys talk with 'Dark Side of the Ring' exec producers Evan Husney & Jason Eisener, as Season 3 debuts this week on VICE. 

May 06, 2021
NXT Recap / Daniel Bryan Rumors / Tony Khan
01:17:07

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer recap NXT from the week, including your NEW Women's Tag Team Champions in Candice LeRae & Indi Hartwell; also, more on the Randy Savage A&E Bio (which Dave says was a "hit job"), news/rumors on the future of Daniel Bryan in WWE, & AEW owner Tony Khan, who drops in to talk their 'Blood & Guts' edition of Dynamite this week, & what's on the horizon ...

May 05, 2021
Drew McIntyre / A&E's Randy Savage Biography
00:51:49

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to WWE's Drew McIntyre, whose memoir 'A Chosen Destiny: My Story' is out now; also, the guys discuss the A&E Biography on Randy Savage that just premiered ... Dave didn't like it, & felt it was more of a 'tabloid expose' when compared to the ones on Stone Cold & Roddy Piper that preceded it. 

May 04, 2021
Recap of LaGreca vs Thunder Rosa / Isaiah "Swerve" Scott of NXT
01:13:07

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray look back at Dave's big in-ring appearance with Thunder Rosa Saturday night in Texas for Mission Pro Wrestling; Dave's happy with the feedback from the 'Nation, but NOT with what Bully, Gabby LaSpisa, & Ed Robinson have to say ...  also, Isaiah "Swerve" Scott checks in to talk NXT with the guys. 

May 03, 2021
'The Masters Class': Busted Open's Fantasy Draft
00:35:50

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE:  It's the first ever Busted Open Fantasy Draft!  Join Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Tommy Dreamer, Mark Henry, & Ed Robinson as they set the rules & pick teams ... follow along/play along as this'll run through WWE SummerSlam, & somebody's team is gonna win! 

May 02, 2021
Dave LaGreca vs Thunder Rosa / Shawn Daivari calls in
01:12:33

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry preview tonight's Mission Pro Wrestling match between Dave LaGreca & Thunder Rosa.  The two have been going back and forth for weeks and will finally square off tonight in Austin, Texas where both Mark and Ryan are at as well!  Also, the WWE women's division continues to get better each passing week as there are so many legitimate contenders that could be Champion.  Finally, some SmackDown talk and also Shawn Daivari joins the show to talk about Major League Wrestling.  

May 01, 2021
Tommy & Mark aka "Sweet Meats" / Jordynne Grace
01:04:54

Tommy Dreamer & Mark Henry aka "Sweet Meats" helm the show today & talk the world of wrestling, including SmackDown, IMPACT, NXT, & more ... also, they're joined by IMPACT's Jordynne Grace, one half of the current Knockouts Tag Team Champions.  

Apr 30, 2021
AEW Recap / Chris Jericho
01:06:33

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down AEW this week - including the 'parlay' between The Pinnacle & Inner Circle, Darby Allin's title defense, Orange Cassidy, & more ... also, Chris Jericho checks in to preview next week's 'Blood & Guts' special, comment on the future of 'Dynamite' following the Turner/NHL deal, & talk the success of AEW's young talent. 

Apr 29, 2021
NXT Recap/ Tony Khan - Owner & President of AEW
00:38:09

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer recap the best from NXT and also enter Khan's Korner with AEW Owner & President Tony Khan.

Apr 28, 2021
RAW's Positives ... & one Hell of a RANT about the Negatives
00:45:10

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray analyze RAW from the week, looking at some positives from Monday night ... before Dave goes off on a RANT for the ages about the myriad problems with WWE's flagship show. 

Apr 27, 2021
IMPACT Rebellion / Omega is THE 'Belt Collector' / Dreamer has a Piper Story
00:43:28

It's the RETURN of the 'Fat 'N The Furious' as Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer talk IMPACT's 'Rebellion' PPV & Kenny Omega's big win ... what's next for the self-ascribed "belt collector?"  Also, CaZXL/Big Cass debuts in IMPACT, & Tommy Dreamer shares a story of being in the audience as a kid for one of Roddy Piper's landmark moments in the early '80s ... 

Apr 26, 2021
'The Masters Class': Preparing LaGreca for Thunder Rosa
00:22:04

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca puts himself in the student's chair as Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer all advise HIM on his upcoming date with destiny against Thunder Rosa, May 1st in Texas.  Is their collective decades' worth of pro wrestling experience enough to ensure Dave's survival in the ring?  Listen & find out...

Apr 25, 2021
SmackDown Recap / Melina / IMPACT Rebellion Preview
00:49:34

Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell react to the return of Aleister Black on SmackDown, & talk to NWA star Melina. They also give their Weekly Winners for the week in pro wrestling & preview IMPACT Rebellion.

Apr 24, 2021
Mickie James 'Garbage Bag-Gate' / WWE Firings / The Week in Wrestling / CaZXL
01:12:12

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry tackle the fallout from all the WWE news this week, alongside pro wrestling analyst Justin LaBar; Mickie James being sent her belongings in a trash bag & WWE's swift response, WWE's earnings call, & more; also, CaZXL (formerly Big Cass) joins the show to talk his story.

Apr 23, 2021
AEW Recap / Molly Holly
01:05:12

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk this week's AEW 'Dynamite', including Darby Allin vs Jungle Boy & MJF's top-shelf promo work; also, talk on IMPACT & more ... AND Mark Henry stops in as they all welcome newly minted member of the WWE Hall of Fame, Molly Holly! 

Apr 22, 2021
Scott D'Amore & Deonna Purrazzo of IMPACT / AEW's Tony Khan
01:08:34

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to IMPACT EVP Scott D'Amore & Knockouts Champion Deonna Purrazzo ahead of this wknd's 'Rebellion' PPV; also, AEW owner Tony Khan drops in to talk 'Dynamite' & more. 

Apr 21, 2021
RAW Recap / LA Knight / Tasha Steelz / MLW's Court Bauer
00:55:07

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray take a look at this week's RAW, in particular the Rhea Ripley / Charlotte Flair / Asuka storyline; also, NXT's LA Knight checks in, the guys talk to IMPACT's Tasha Steelz ahead of this weekend's 'Rebellion' PPV, & Major League Wrestling head Court Bauer calls in to talk the breaking news of their new TV deal with Vice. 

Apr 20, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Celebrating 4/20 with Rob Van Dam
00:33:39

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to longtime cannabis advocate Rob Van Dam on this 4/20 ... he talks his efforts in the world of CBDs, & the health benefits of CBD & THC; also, RVD shares some thoughts about his recent induction into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Apr 20, 2021
Pat McAfee / More on WWE Talent Releases
00:58:51

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to Pat McAfee & get his take on how night #1 went alongside Michael Cole as the new booth on SmackDown; also, the guys continue the talk on last week's WWE talent releases, as Bully comments on the decision to let names like Mickie James, Samoa Joe, & The Iiconics go. 

Apr 19, 2021
'The Masters Class': The Art of the Promo
00:22:34

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: As part of the Busted Open Podcast's new series 'The Mastersclass' -- Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer all break down "the art the promo" ... what goes into crafting a pro wrestling promo?  How do you use a promo to get the reaction you want out of a crowd?  Listen & find out ... 

Apr 18, 2021
Bianca Belair's Rise / Pat McAfee heads to SmackDown!
01:14:06

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry discuss what has happened since WrestleMania 37 - including Bianca Belair's victory to win the SmackDown Championship!  Roman Reigns continiues to be one of the best in professional wrestling - and now he's going after Cesaro!  Pat McAfee is at SmackDown as a commentator and more!

Apr 17, 2021
WWE Talent Releases / The Week in Wrestling
00:54:35

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry break down several big stories in the world of pro wrestling, alongside analyst Justin LaBar -- WWE talent releases the week after Wrestlemania, AEW's monster ratings, Pat McAfee joining SmackDown, & more ... 

Apr 16, 2021
AEW Recap / Wrestlemania By The Numbers
00:43:51

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer analyze the first AEW 'Dynamite' of the post-Wed Night 'War' era, talking The Young Bucks, Darby Allin, Jade Cargill & more ... also, they break down the numbers on Wrestlemania, & just how successful it was for the WWE. 

Apr 15, 2021
NXT is now on TUES / AEW's Tony Khan
00:53:18

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to AEW owner Tony Khan about 'Dynamite' in the post-'Wed Night War' era.  Also, the guys poll the 'nation following NXT on Tuesday: regardless of what you watched before on Wednesdays, will you check out BOTH shows now that the 'war' is over?

Apr 14, 2021
Chris Jericho / The End of the 'Wed Night War'
00:43:34

Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, & Chris Jericho talk the story behind Jericho's 'Broken Skull Sessions' appearance; they also break down what's next for AEW as the 'Wednesday Night War' with NXT is now over. 

Apr 13, 2021
Wrestlemania 2021 Recap
01:01:08

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap/break down the biggest spectacle in pro wrestling ... Wrestlemania!  All the top matches, from Roman Reigns vs Edge vs Daniel Bryan, to Sasha Banks vs Bianca Belair, & more!  Did WWE deliver this year? Also, on the heels of Jericho's appearance on 'Broken Skull' w/ Steve Austin, Bully shares some stories from his life in wrestling. 

Apr 12, 2021
Busted Open's Virtual Wrestlemania Party!
01:37:42

Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, & Mark Henry are joined by the NATION and a number of guests as they get you psyched for night #2 of Wrestlemania!

Apr 11, 2021
Sneak Peek of 'The Masterclass': Lost Wrestlemania Matches
00:36:05

Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer, & Mark Henry look back on some Wrestlemania moments that, for one reason or another, DIDN'T happen; at times sharing some often sobering stories from pro wrestling's past.

Apr 11, 2021
WrestleMania 37 Preview and Predictions
00:58:14

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry preview this weekend's WrestleMania 37 card - will we see title changes?  What will happen in the women's division?  Will Cesaro finally get his rightful spotlight?  And of course, Edge Daniel Bryan and Reigns!   And because it is Saturday - we have the Weekly Winner with the best show in the past week of wrestling!

Apr 10, 2021
NXT TakeOver Night 2 / Wrestlemania Predictions / Eric Bischoff
00:56:31

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry break down the 2nd night of NXT TakeOver, especially the Adam Cole vs Kyle O'Reilly match; also, Mark gives his picks for both nights of Wrestlemania, and the guys talk to newly inducted member of the WWE Hall of Fame, Eric Bischoff. 

Apr 09, 2021
NXT TakeOver Night 1 & AEW Dynamite Recaps / The Miz
01:04:55

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down several key points from the 1st night of NXT TakeOver: 'Stand & Deliver' & AEW 'Dynamite' from the week, including Walter vs Ciampa, Shirai vs Gonzalez, and Chris Jericho's promo; also, the guys are joined by The Miz on the road to Wrestlemania this weekend. 

Apr 08, 2021
Tony Khan / Nita Strauss / WWE Hall of Fame 2020/2021
00:59:54

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to AEW owner Tony Khan on a number of things ... Mike Tyson returning to AEW, Jericho appearing on 'Broken Skull' ... Tony even has news on the future of AEW on TNT; also, the guys talk to rock guitarist Nita Strauss, & Tommy takes issue with something that happened at this year's WWE Hall of Fame ceremony. 

Apr 07, 2021
Trish Stratus / Big E
00:45:28

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to WWE Hall of Famer & the recently announced #1 WWE Women Superstar of all time, Trish Stratus ... they talk watching old matches, intergender wrestling (including her time in the ring w/Bully), becoming a mom, & more; also, Big E calls in, just days ahead of Wrestlemania & his Intercontinental Title defense against Apollo Crews. 

Apr 06, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: NXT Stand & Deliver - '5 Things To Look For'
00:10:14

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca gives YOU the '5 Things to Look For' heading into this week's NXT TakeOver: Stand & Deliver ... are we on the road to Wrestlemania?  After listening to this, you may think we're instead on the road to NXT TakeOver ... 

Apr 06, 2021
NEW IWGP Champ / Jericho to appear on 'Broken Skull'
00:51:40

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down Will Ospreay's IWGP World Heavyweight Championship win over Kota Ibushi, and what this means for both competitors moving forward; also, the guys take a look at the news that Chris Jericho is set to appear on Stone Cold Steve Austin's 'Broken Skull Sessions' right after the end of Wrestlemania on Sunday.  

Apr 05, 2021
Edge Heats Up / NXT TakeOver Preview
00:47:26

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry are back for another Busted Open Saturday as we are just 1 week away from WrestleMania 37!  Edge heats up against Daniel Bryan and Roman Reigns, as the Mania card continues to take shift.  The guy's preview this coming week's NXT TakeOver while also giving their Weekly Winner for the best wrestling show of the week!

 

 

Apr 03, 2021
Montez Ford of The Street Profits / ROH's Maria Kanellis
00:32:26

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to Montez Ford of WWE's The Street Profits, ahead of next week's Wrestlemania; also, Maria Kanellis stops by to tell the guys about Ring of Honor's new Women’s World Championship, & the tournament they're putting together around it. 

Apr 02, 2021
The End of the Wed Night 'War' / 20 yrs since 'Mania X-Seven
00:51:25

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk the end of the Wed Night 'War' between AEW & NXT, & break down some of the action from the week, including the in-ring debut of Christian Cage on 'Dynamite', as well as that stellar video package NXT aired hyping Cole vs O'Reilly at next week's TakeOver.  Also, it's been 20 years since Wrestlemania X-Seven, & Bully Ray has stories to share from that day at Houston's Astrodome. 

Apr 01, 2021
Mick Foley / MLW's Jacob Fatu
00:53:39

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to the hardcore legend, the one & only Mick Foley; also, MLW's Jacob Fatu checks in with the guys, and an appearance from boss Mother Marissa brings big news for Busted Open's Wrestlemania plans this year. 

Mar 31, 2021
RAW Recap / NXT's Moving to Tues / Dave Cut a Promo on Thunder Rosa
01:09:40

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray scratch their heads over some of the things that happened on RAW this week; also, confirmed news that NXT will be moving to Tuesday nights post-'Mania, AND Dave cuts a promo on Thunder Rosa, who's still itching to face him in the ring in May. 

Mar 30, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: 'Mania & More w/ Stone Cold Steve Austin
00:09:13

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Mark Henry checks in with Stone Cold Steve Austin ahead of Wrestlemania 37 ... Austin shares some of his top 'Mania moments, talks about his TV projects, and tells Mark just how he found himself in a new ad campaign for Tide.

Mar 30, 2021
Beth Phoenix / did LaGreca just walk off the show??
00:38:45

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray welcome Beth Phoenix for the 1st time to Busted Open as they talk her new WWE Icons documentary, her stellar work behind the mic on NXT, & her journey as a woman in pro wrestling ... also, Dave brings up Thunder Rosa challenging him to a match (from Friday), which leads him to unload on head producer Ed Robinson & storm off the show ... 

Mar 29, 2021
WrestleMania 37 Preview / NXT Rises
00:53:13

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk about the newly unveiled Triple Threat WrestleMania 37 match between Daniel Bryan - Roman Reigns - and Edge!  DB had a great promo last night on SmackDown that the guys talk about and also how great is it to have 3 amazing wrestlers all wresting against each other?  Weekly Winner of course because it's a Saturday but you won't know who the guys picked as their favorite unless you tune in!

Mar 27, 2021
Sean Waltman / Thunder Rosa is angry at LaGreca
00:48:06

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry confront the fact that Thunder Rosa is angry at Dave for wearing a Britt Baker t-shirt ... she calls in & what it leads to may surprise you.  Also, the guys talk to Sean Waltman about being a two-time WWE Hall of Famer,  the times he's worked with Mark in-ring, AND the answer to the eternal question: which was the better faction -- DX or the NWO?

Mar 26, 2021
AEW & NXT Recaps / EC3 of ROH
00:51:05

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down AEW & NXT from the week, in particular NXT's road to their 'Stand & Deliver' two-night TakeOver, & Britt Baker's promo from 'Dynamite' ... also, the guys talk with EC3, ahead of Ring of Honor's 19th Anniversary PPV. 

Mar 25, 2021
Undertaker Stories w/ Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer
01:01:43

It's the return of 'The Fat 'N The Furious' aka Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer!  In honor of Undertaker's birthday this week, Bully & Tommy share stories of The Deadman, & ask the Busted Open Nation this: what is your #1 Undertaker match of all time??

Mar 24, 2021
MJF's on this episode & Dave LaGreca is NOT happy
00:40:10

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray are joined by MJF, & Dave's less than thrilled.  Listen as MJF talks his new faction 'The Pinnacle', turning on Chris Jericho, being one of AEW's biggest stars ... and oh yeah, antagonizing the hell out of Dave.

Mar 23, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: ROH's 19th Anniversary w/ Bobby Cruise
00:35:50

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of this week's 19th Anniversary PPV, Dave LaGreca talks to longtime Ring of Honor announcer Bobby Cruise about the history of ROH & the wrestling talent it's helped to cultivate. 

Mar 23, 2021
WWE Fastlane & NWA Back For The Attack Recaps / Andrade Granted Release from WWE
01:07:10

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray dive headfirst into WWE's 'Fastlane' & the NWA's 'Back For The Attack' PPVs, including matchups that saw Daniel Bryan vs Roman Reigns, Drew McIntyre vs Sheamus, Kamille vs Thunder Rosa, & Nick Aldis vs Aron Stevens.  Also, can Sasha Banks & Bianca Belair be fixed before 'Mania, AND what's to make of the news that WWE has officially granted Andrade his release? 

Mar 22, 2021
Edge Returns to the Ring / WWE Fastlane Preview
01:01:23

On Saturday's Busted Open - Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk about Edge's return to the ring last night in SmackDown and what's next for his ongoing feud with Roman Reigns.  What role will Jey Uso have and Daniel Bryan?  Also, reaction to Hulk Hogan as the special host of WrestleMania 37, as well as Weekly Winner where both Ryan and Mark say that AEW had an amazing and historic live event.  Finally, the guy's preview WWE Fastlane this Sunday!

Mar 20, 2021
Billy Corgan & the NWA / the Week in Wrestling
00:40:05

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to NWA owner (& Smashing Pumpkins main man) Billy Corgan about the return of the NWA, his working relationship with Tony Khan, & the card for this wknd's 'Back For The Attack' PPV.  Also, the guys check in with pro wrestling analyst Justin LaBar to review the week that was in wrestling. 

Mar 19, 2021
Britt Baker vs Thunder Rosa ... The Best Match of AEW Dynamite So Far?
00:40:45

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down the 'Unsanctioned Lights Out' match between Britt Baker & Thunder Rosa from AEW 'Dynamite' this week, & why what went down could well be a star-making moment for both those women. 

Mar 18, 2021
Britt Baker & Tony Khan / St. Patrick's Day SLAM
00:43:58

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer are joined by Dr Britt Baker & AEW owner Tony Khan to preview this week's  'Dynamite' aka 'St. Patrick's Day Slam' ... including Britt's landmark main event match against Thunder Rosa & a whole lot more. 

Mar 17, 2021
Is 'Austin 3:16' the Greatest Wrestling Promo EVER? / Thunder Rosa
01:09:51

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray ponder the question, "is Stone Cold Steve Austin's '3:16' promo the greatest pro wrestling promo of all time?" & welcome in author Mike McAvennie to talk about it & his book, 'Austin 3:16 - 316 Facts & Stories about Stone Cold Steve Austin' ... then, it's Thunder Rosa!  She stops in to hype this week's BIG main event match against Dr Britt Baker on AEW 'Dynamite', as well as NWA's 'Back for the Attack' PPV on Sunday.

Mar 16, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: '3:16 DAY' w/ Dave LaGreca & Sam Roberts
00:28:40

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca & special guest Sam Roberts break down the legacy of Stone Cold Steve Austin on this 3:16 DAY, from the dawn of the character in the '90s to Austin's place among pro wrestling's all-time greats. 

Mar 16, 2021
Roman Reigns & The Road to 'Mania / Jon Alba & Wrestlemania Tix On-Sale
00:41:49

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down the ongoing angle between Edge, Daniel Bryan, & Roman Reigns from SmackDown ... who will Roman Reigns face at 'Mania?  Also, the guys talk to Jon Alba of Spectrum Sports 360 about Wrestlemania tickets going on sale, & what the expected capacity could be for both nights in Tampa next month. 

Mar 15, 2021
What's Next for Andrade? / AEW Ratings Rise
01:07:18

On this episode of Busted Open - Mark Henry and Ryan McKinnell discuss another solid WWE SmackDown on Friday Night.  We saw the rise of Edge as he continues to come back, Daniel Bryan's promos continue to get better, Big E is an absolute star and finally getting the recognition he deserves, and if it's Saturday we have Mark and Ryan's Weekly Winner - their pick for the best show from the past week!

Mar 13, 2021
AEW's Rebel / Are PPVs Too Long?
00:37:48

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to ... no, not Reba ... it's Rebel!  Rebel joins the guys to talk her life in pro wrestling, her previous life as a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader, & her current role alongside Dr Britt Baker in AEW; also, Dave & Mark ponder the question, "are pro wrestling PPVs too long?"

Mar 12, 2021
YOUR Wednesday Night Recap / MJF Betrays Chris Jericho
00:46:44

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer break down another stellar Wednesday night of pro wrestling ... Eddie Kingston's mic skills save the day (again), the newly minted NXT Women's Tag Titles change hands on night #1, MJF betrays Chris Jericho, & more ... 

Mar 11, 2021
AEW & NXT This Week / WWE Hall of Fame News / Gabby Steps Into the Ring
01:18:14

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray cover a LOT of ground; AEW & NXT this week, including what's expected to be announced from NXT & the continued fallout from AEW's 'Revolution' PPV; news on the WWE Hall of Fame; AND, Busted Open's own Gabby LaSpisa steps into the ring at Bully's school ... how did it go down?  Listen & find out. 

Mar 10, 2021
AEW vs NXT / Dark Side of the Ring: Confidential
00:57:19

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk AEW & NXT this Wednesday ... How will AEW try and recover from the end of 'Revolution' on Sunday? How do AEW & NXT compare, & is the "Wednesday Night War" not long for this world?  Also, the guys talk to 'Dark Side of the Ring' executive producer Evan Husney about the new companion show 'Dark Side of the Ring: Confidential', as well as discuss the news that Wrestlemania tix are now set to go on sale. 

Mar 09, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Dating Advice for the Wrestling Fan w/Annie Cruz
00:34:32

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca talks to fellow SiriusXM host, podcaster, & wrestling fan Annie Cruz.  They chat about a whole bunch of stuff, including dating advice for the wrestling fan in the time of COVID.

Mar 09, 2021
Aftermath of AEW Revolution / Gail Kim of IMPACT
01:03:59

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk the aftermath of AEW's 'Revolution' PPV & the ending of the Exploding Barbed Wire Deathmatch between Moxley & Omega, an ending that ... happened.  Also, it's International Women's Day, as the guys welcome one of the greats to discuss the status & future of women's pro wrestling ... IMPACT's Gail Kim.  

Mar 08, 2021
AEW Mystery Star / AEW Revolution Preview
01:10:16

Ryan McKinnell & Tommy Dreamer host this Saturday version of Busted Open and have plenty to talk about.  Who will AEW's new mystery signee be?  The guys break it down as to who is a legitimate suggestion, and who is wishful thinking.  AEW Revolution takes place Sunday night and is a stacked card - Ryan and Tommy give their predictions.  Also, is Roman Reigns getting stale on SmackDown?  That and Weekly Winner and more all on today's episode!

Mar 06, 2021
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to Tony Khan
00:38:30

Ahead of this wknd's 'Revolution' PPV, Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to Tony Khan about all things AEW; the 'mystery signee' the world is speculating about, the 'Exploding Barbed Wire Deathmatch' that'll happen on Sunday, Tony's role as the 'forbidden door' in pro wrestling, & what to expect moving forward from AEW at this stage of the pandemic. 

Mar 05, 2021
Nick Aldis / Shaq Steps Into an AEW Ring
00:52:20

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to NWA World Heavyweight Champion Nick Aldis about the upcoming return of the NWA; then the guys recap the much-anticipated mixed tag match from AEW 'Dynamite' this week between Shaquille O'Neal/Jade Cargill & Cody Rhodes/Red Velvet. 

Mar 04, 2021
NXT Rumors? / the return of the NWA / Fat & The Furious
00:53:38

It's the return of The Fat & The Furious aka Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer!  The guys talk the recent NXT rumors circulating around, as well as Tommy's take on Bobby Lashley winning the WWE Championship on Monday, & news on the return of the NWA.

Mar 03, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca & David Arquette Talk Death Matches
00:35:54

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca talks to actor & wrestler David Arquette about a whole bunch 'o stuff ... the documentary 'You Cannot Kill David Arquette', his polarizing WCW Championship, his love of acting, & deathmatch wrestling, ahead of AEW's Revolution PPV this wknd. 

Mar 03, 2021
RAW Recap / Bobby Lashley is your NEW WWE Champ
00:49:53

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray settle some of the drama surrounding show producer Gabby; they also break down Monday Night RAW from the week, including Bobby Lashley beating The Miz for the WWE Championship, & what this means for the title picture heading into Wrestlemania.  

Mar 02, 2021
History of the Deathmatch / Busted Open Drama??
00:57:26

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk the history of the deathmatch with TV host Damian Abraham, of VICE's 'The Wrestlers' ... they break down its history & legacy, ahead of Moxley vs Omega at this wknd's AEW 'Revolution' PPV; also, where is show producer Gabby LaSpisa?  Is some drama unfolding behind the scenes at Busted Open?

Mar 01, 2021
Indie Wrestling Circuit / Andreas Hale / Teddy Long
01:10:59

Dave LaGreca fills in for Ryan McKinnell who was experiencing tech issues.  Dave and Mark talk about the independent wrestling scene in these Covid times and how it's starting to bounce back.  Teddy Long - WWE Hall of Famer joins Mark to talk about indie wrestling, while Andreas Hale from Sporting News talks about his upcoming "Our Heroes Rock," project with Big-E.  Also we have a special Weekly Winner result!

Feb 27, 2021
The Week in Wrestling
00:38:43

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry recap the week that was in pro wrestling, including comments from Mark on Paul Wight (WWE's Big Show) signing with AEW.  The guys are also joined by pro wrestling analyst Justin LaBar to break down several stories, & they argue food, music, & New Jersey alongside Busted Open producers Ed Robinson & Gabby LaSpisa. 

Feb 26, 2021
Ric Flair Appreciation Day!
00:42:42

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray interview the Nature Boy himself, Ric Flair, as he celebrates his 72nd birthday!  Flair talks his daughter Charlotte, Paul Wight signing with AEW, & a whole lot more.  Dave & Bully also talk the toxicity of social media, and its effect on a wrestler's psyche. 

Feb 25, 2021
Lance Archer / AEW Signs Paul Wight aka The Big Show
01:04:31

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer tackle the news that AEW has signed a long-term deal with Mr. Paul Wight, known in WWE for years as The Big Show.  They also talk to another big man in pro wrestling, Lance Archer, ahead of AEW Dynamite this week & the road to the upcoming 'Revolution' PPV. 

Feb 24, 2021
The Best RAW in Ages? / Charlotte Flair's Work is TOP NOTCH
00:49:30

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray discuss what they feel may have been the best RAW in a long time, including Bobby Lashley now vying for the WWE Championship.  Then they're joined by Mark Henry as they talk Charlotte Flair ... and wonder how a superstar so deserving of praise can be so polarizing. 

Feb 23, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Jimmy Rave
00:18:49

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca talks to retired pro wrestler Jimmy Rave, who lost his left arm to an infection last year.  Jimmy talks about his career prior with ROH & TNA, & his journey since the amputation surgery. 

Feb 23, 2021
WWE Elimination Chamber Recap
01:11:10

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk all things WWE Elimination Chamber ... from The Miz becoming your new WWE Champion, to Cesaro's impressive showing & how things could be different for him, if not for the era of COVID-19 ... also,  Edge vs Reigns is now locking in for 'Mania, & Dave RANTS on the current state of WWE's Women's Division.  

Feb 22, 2021
Elimination Chamber Predictions / Roman Reigns & Edge Sound Off
00:50:34

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk about two of the best in the business right now - with Roman Reigns and Edge and how that could be a great feud to see in the making.  Also, Elimination Chamber is this weekend and the guys give their previews and predictions and what this means as we are on the Road To WrestleMania!  Plus lots of AEW and NXT talk in Weekly Winner!

Feb 20, 2021
Big Swole / La Rosa Negra / Elimination Chamber this Wknd
00:52:36

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk WWE Elimination Chamber this weekend ... also, Mark comments on the Kyle O'Reilly rumors that tore through the internet the other day, & the guys are joined by two guests -- AEW's Big Swole, & indie wrestler La Rosa Negra/Black Rose. 

Feb 19, 2021
The Exploding Barbed Wire DEATHMATCH / AEW & NXT Recaps
01:06:44

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down all things AEW & NXT from the week ... Kenny Omega & Jon Moxley's upcoming DEATHMATCH, Sting taking a powerbomb from Brian Cage, Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai squaring off against Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler, & how internet speculation about Kyle O'Reilly ran too far as NXT went off the air. 

Feb 18, 2021
IMPACT/AEW/NJPW Relationship / Tommy's Sports Fandom / Carl Banks
00:57:03

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer discuss the relationship between IMPACT  Wrestling, AEW & NJPW; also, Tommy gets Dave's blood boiling when it comes to his sports fandom and 2x NFL Super Bowl Champion, Carl Banks, joins them to weigh in on the heated debate.

Feb 17, 2021
RAW Recap / Sheamus wins gauntlet match / Alexa Bliss & Randy Orton / Lacey Evans pregnant
00:49:54

Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer break down all things RAW from the week ... Sheamus wins the main event gauntlet match with a victory over Drew McIntyre, the feud between Alexa Bliss & Randy Orton continues, and where is the Lacey Evans / Ric /Charlotte Flair storyline headed with a pregnant Lacey?

Feb 16, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: NBC's new series 'Young Rock' & its stars
00:19:37

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: With the premiere of NBC's new show, 'Young Rock' (chronicling the life of one Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson) happening this Tuesday, Dave LaGreca talks to 3 of the show's stars, all playing 3 larger-than-life historical figures from the world of pro wrestling -- Brett Azar as The Iron Sheik, Nate Jackson as the Junkyard Dog, & former NFL player Matthew Willig as Andre the Giant.

Feb 16, 2021
NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day Recap & Tommy Dreamer
00:55:33

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day ... from Johnny Gargano defeating Kushida, MSK winning the The Dusty Classic & the ending that sent shockwaves with a betrayal from Adam Cole. Plus, Busted Open's own Tommy Dreamer joins the show to discuss his title match that took place at IMPACT Wrestling's No Surrender.

Feb 15, 2021
Seth Rollins Returns to SmackDown / Impact No Surrender Preview
00:58:04

Ryan McKInnell & Mark Henry are ecstatic about Seth Rollins returning to SmackDown - but what's this mean for Roman Reigns?  Will the two reunite or will they feud?  Also Impact No Surrender is tonight and our very own Tommy Dreamer is a part of it!  Weekly Winner recaps the best wrestling shows in the past week - as well as a tease of NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day!

Feb 13, 2021
The Week in Wrestling / Busted Open's V-Day Spectacular
01:08:08

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry break down the week that was alongside analyst Justin LaBar ... also, the guys hype Tommy Dreamer's big match this wknd for IMPACT, Mark talks about spotfests vs storytelling in pro wrestling, & Busted Open's own Gabby LaSpisa dishes out romantic advice, just in time for Valentine's Day... 

Feb 12, 2021
Everything AEW/NXT From the Week
00:57:52

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down all things AEW & NXT from the week ... from the AEW/NJPW/IMPACT crossover & that chaotic 'Dynamite' main event, to Matt Hardy & Hangman Page, The Acclaimed's rise, NXT's Dusty Classic ahead of this wknd's Takeover, & a whole lot more ... 

Feb 11, 2021
Tommy Dreamer's 50th Birthday Celebration
00:59:22

Busted Open celebrates the 50th Birthday of one of their own ... the 'Innovator of Violence' himself, Tommy Dreamer!  Dave LaGreca & Tommy are joined by a slew of guests, including their fellow co-hosts Bully Ray & Mark Henry, along with Terry Funk, Don Callis, Jazz, The Sandman, Rob Van Dam, Raven, Rich Swann, Matt Cardona, & The Blue Meanie. 

Feb 10, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Cary Silkin
00:46:57

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca talks to former Ring of Honor owner Cary Silkin.  The pair discuss Cary's time leading ROH & his current role as a brand ambassador, his own podcast 'Last Stop Penn Station', and his ties to both the music industry & the Hollywood scene.  

Feb 10, 2021
RAW Recap / Charlotte & Ric Flair / Nia Jax's ... hole??
01:04:17

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down all things RAW from the week ... Drew McIntyre & the title picture heading into WWE Elimination Chamber, the Charlotte / Ric Flair / Lacey Evans storyline, and Nia Jax telling the world that she hurt ... her hole. 

Feb 09, 2021
[former] WWE 24/7 Champ Doug Flutie / SmackDown Recap
00:53:02

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down SmackDown from Friday, including top-shelf promo work from Roman Reigns, & what a Bianca Belair/Sasha Banks feud could bring to Wrestlemania; also, the guys talk to former NFL Quarterback (as well as now-former WWE 24/7 Champion) Doug Flutie. 

Feb 08, 2021
RIP Butch Reed / Bianca Belair Shines
01:17:29

Ryan McKinnell & Tommy Dreamer are ready to go on this Busted Open Saturday.  They begin the show by discussing the legendary wrestler Butch Reed - who people are remembering for his work from the territories, to various promotions, and to the big ring.  Tommy shares moments with him and talks about his legacy.  They also talk about Bianca Belair, Edge, Roman Reigns and more as SmackDown continues to be a great show.  But that's not the only solid show this week - the guys will tell you who won their Weekly Winner as well!

Feb 06, 2021
Pat McAfee / MLW's Savio Vega / AEW's Dr. Britt Baker
01:03:41

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry welcome 3 big guests on this edition of the podcast: Pat McAfee, talking about NXT, this wknd's Super Bowl, & more; Savio Vega of Major League Wrestling, on his controversial loss recently to Richard Holliday & the interference of disgraced NBA ref Tim Donaghy; and Dr. Britt Baker DMD, on her win this week against Thunder Rosa, what's next for her in AEW, and her mutual disdain (alongside Dave) of ... Star Wars movies?!?

Feb 05, 2021
AEW ... & NJPW? / Edge appears on NXT
00:57:57

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk all things AEW & NXT from the week ... the shocking appearance of NJPW's KENTA on 'Dynamite', Britt Baker & Thunder Rosa square off, Edge's appearance on NXT, and a whole lot more ... 

Feb 04, 2021
Sweet Daddy Siki / NFL great Derrick Brooks / MLW's Richard Holliday
00:43:40

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to NFL Hall of Famer (and noted pro wrestling fan) Derrick Brooks; also, legendary wrestler Sweet Daddy Siki shares his story with the guys, & Major League Wrestling's Richard Holliday drops by to explain his controversial win over Savio Vega at the hands of disgraced NBA ref, Tim Donaghy.

Feb 03, 2021
RAW Review / who will Edge challenge? / WWE & Bad Bunny / Alexa's stellar work
01:02:11

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk the RAW after 'Rumble ... who will Edge challenge at Wrestlemania?  Also, Bully heaps praise on Alexa Bliss & her continuing stellar work, & Damien Priest debuts on the main roster, bringing along Bad Bunny ... the guys explain how the WWE's relationship with one of today's biggest music stars can only lead to good things.  

Feb 02, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Tully Blanchard
00:16:56

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Last fall, Dave LaGreca spoke to the legendary Tully Blanchard for a SiriusXM project ...now, here is their full conversation!  Tully talks about the NWA, the Ric Flair/Dusty Rhodes feud, becoming a part of AEW & working with FTR & Shawn Spears, and more... 

Feb 02, 2021
Recapping the 2021 Royal Rumble
01:13:07

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down and recap all aspects of the 2021 Royal Rumble, from Bianca Belair's record-setting win in the Women's Rumble, to Edge's journey from #1 entrant to last man standing.  Drew McIntyre, Goldberg, Sasha Banks, Roman Reigns, and more ... 

Feb 01, 2021
Royal Rumble: 5 Things to Look For
00:10:03

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca breaks down the 5 THINGS TO LOOK FOR at tonight's Royal Rumble ... including who we're gonna see, who we're NOT gonna see, and who will win it all in the WWE ThunderDome! 

Jan 31, 2021
Royal Rumble Weekend Picks & Predictions
01:15:13

Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell are pumped up and ready to go for Sunday's Royal Rumble.  So many questions, so many possibilities of who will be standing last in both the men and the women's Rumble matches.  Will we see a return of John Cena or Becky Lynch?  Maybe a Ronda Rousey?  The guys talk about all that plus Weekly Winner for the best show of the past week!

Jan 30, 2021
Rey Mysterio / 'Rumble Preview / Locker Room Today Too Soft?
00:37:27

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to Rey Mysterio ahead of the 2021 Royal Rumble, and give their takes on Sunday's big PPV; also, Mark responds to the recent comments made by the Undertaker & Goldberg that the locker room today is "too soft."

Jan 29, 2021
AEW & NXT Recaps / the Busted Open Nation is a FAMILY
00:58:48

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer recap AEW Dynamite / NXT from the week, & talk the rise of Jungle Boy in AEW, NXT talent & the relationship with main roster WWE, & more ... also, a call from a fan reminds us how much of a family the Busted Open Nation really is. 

Jan 28, 2021
Bobby Lashley / the 2000 'Rumble Tag Team Tables Match
00:59:57

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to WWE's Bobby Lashley, ahead of this weekend's Royal Rumble; speaking of Rumbles, the guys & the 'Nation all go back to the year 2000 to give a contemporary review of that infamous inaugural tag team tables match between the Dudleys & the Hardy Boyz.  It's a fresh look at one of the heights of the Attitude Era...

Jan 27, 2021
RAW's 'Rumble Go-Home Show / Charlotte & Ric Flair storyline
01:07:58

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down all things RAW in the lead-up to the 2021 Royal Rumble, including Drew McIntyre vs Goldberg, Edge's return, & the Randy Orton/Fiend/Alexa Bliss saga ... also, the guys adamantly defend the current Charlotte / Ric Flair storyline ... listen to find out why. 

Jan 26, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Austin Idol's Wrestling School
00:36:35

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave & Mark talk to "The Universal Heartthrob" -- former NWA/AWA/CWA champ Austin Idol.  He's got a wrestling school in South Carolina, and brings on some of his students to talk with & learn from Mark Henry ... lot of indispensable advice here for any pro wrestler in training. 

Jan 26, 2021
The Busted Open Awards
01:09:02

2020 may have been a giant clusterf**k, but it did provide some great pro wrestling.  Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray (alongside special guests & winners from WWE, AEW, & IMPACT) take one final look back at last year and hand out awards for Breakout Star of the Year, Tag Team of the Year, Feud of the Year, Comeback of the Year, Match of the Year, Wrestler of the Year, Busted Open Moment of the Year, and THE Pro Wrestling Moment of 2020.

Jan 25, 2021
Daniel Bryan Enters the Royal Rumble / Ryback to AEW?
01:14:52

Ryan McKInnell & Mark Henry are back for another Busted Open episode to kick off your weekend!  Daniel Bryan announces he will be entering the Royal Rumble, Roman Reigns calls out Adam Pearce and continues to be the best wrestler going right now.  Ryback says that he will be heading to the "WWE's Competition," - does this mean he's going to AEW?   And finally the guy's give their Weekly Winner picks.  

Jan 23, 2021
The Week in Wrestling / Tasha Steelz of IMPACT
00:48:09

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry break down the week in pro wrestling, alongside writer Justin LaBar; also, they're joined by one-half of the new IMPACT Knockouts' Tag Team Champions, Tasha Steelz of Fire 'N Flava. 

Jan 22, 2021
AEW/NXT Recaps / more on AEW & IMPACT's partnership
00:43:24

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down AEW Dynamite & NXT from this week, including which show does a better job at creating great characters, and which offers better in-ring action; also, more on the developing AEW/IMPACT partnership & what it can do for the world of pro wrestling.  

Jan 21, 2021
Wrestling Memorabilia / AEW & IMPACT / Fire in Wrestling
00:55:53

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer talk to the guys at Pandora's Box Toys & Collectibles in NJ about the rising interest in pro wrestling memorabilia; also, Dave & Tommy break down the growing AEW/IMPACT partnership, and Tommy gives a history lesson on the use of FIRE in pro wrestling. 

Jan 20, 2021
Wardlow Appreciation Day
00:48:08

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to AEW's Wardlow (on his birthday, no less) about his rise in pro wrestling, learning from Chris Jericho, the time he took a punch from Bully in a House of Hardcore match, & more; also, 'Busted Open' Associate Producer Gabby has made it apparent her feelings for the Inner Circle member ... how will it play out with him on the show? 

Jan 19, 2021
Big E / Kofi Kingston / MLK Day 2021
00:59:47

It's the return of the Hall of Fame 'N Pain, with Bully Ray & Mark Henry!  The guys honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr alongside Big E, Kofi Kingston, Powerhouse Hobbs, & comedian George Wallace.  Also, Big E talks his aspirations for Wrestlemania, the guys compare AEW & NXT's in-ring product, & Mark directs some more comments towards a certain someone taking shots at him on Twitter... 

Jan 18, 2021
Mark Henry Responds to Ryback / Shinsuke Shines on SmackDown
00:54:41

Mark Henry and Ryan McKinnell have another Busted Open Saturday for ya!  Mark responds to Ryback's comments - where Ryback trashes wrestling and calls it fake - something Mark isn't happy about.  Shinsuke returns to his old entrance music and is beginning to shine on SmackDown, and of course our Weekly Winner with the best show in the past week of wrestling!

Jan 17, 2021
Kiera Hogan of IMPACT / Maria Kanellis / Spar' with LaBar
00:58:31

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry wrap up IMPACT Wrestle Week with Kiera Hogan, ahead of Saturday's 'Hard To Kill' PPV; also, Maria Kanellis talks being back in Ring of Honor, & wrestling writer Justin LaBar drops by to help break down the biggest stories of the week ... including Mark Henry's newfound NBA-related memedom. 

Jan 15, 2021
Deonna Parrazzo / IMPACT's 'Hard To Kill' / AEW & NXT Recaps
00:46:43

Dave and Bully Ray talk to IMPACT 'Knockouts' Champ Deonna Purrazzo, ahead of this wknd's 'Hard To Kill' PPV and her big title defense against Taya Valkyrie; also, Dave & Bully recap this week's AEW 'Dynamite' and NXT shows, including talk on Tommaso Ciampa, The Inner Circle, Britt Baker, & more. 

Jan 14, 2021
Gallows & Anderson / Bullet Club? / IMPACT's 'Hard To Kill'
00:38:41

Dave & Tommy Dreamer talk to Doc Gallows & Karl Anderson aka the Good Brothers ahead of this wknd's 'Hard To Kill' IMPACT PPV.  Also, Dave & Tommy talk the usual madness, including Tommy's collection of obscure wrestling t-shirts, & Mark Henry joins in to answer the burning question: WHO had the best sleeper hold of all time?

Jan 13, 2021
WWE & COVID / Why the hate for Charlotte Flair?
01:01:29

Dave & Bully talk about Monday Night RAW, and the news that WWE Champion Drew McIntyre has tested positive for COVID-19; also, they ponder why there's so much social media hate for Charlotte Flair, & dismantle all the negative stuff said about her. 

Jan 12, 2021
SmackDown / Babyfaces & Heels / The Road Warriors
01:00:02

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down Friday's SmackDown, in particular Roman Reigns, Shinsuke Nakamura, & Adam Pearce's involvement in that gauntlet match.  This leads to a discussion on babyfaces and heels in present-day pro wrestling; also, a trip down memory lane leads to Dave & Bully talking about the GREATEST tag team of all time, The Road Warriors. 

Jan 11, 2021
Roman Reigns & Adam Pearce / NXT New Year's Evil Talk
01:04:20

Mark Henry and Ryan McKinnell recap Friday Night SmackDown where Adam Pearce won a gauntlet match.  Shinsuke is finally getting the deserve and push that he deserves, while the Uso storylines continues to develop.  The guys react to Stone Cold Steve Austin from Busted Open earlier in the week, and their Weekly Winner of the week that was!

Jan 09, 2021
The Week in Wrestling / Dave BANS Randy Orton from Busted Open
00:45:55

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry recap the week in pro wrestling, alongside writer Justin LaBar; also, Mark gives his take on how things went down Monday on RAW Legends Night, which leads to Dave BANNING Randy Orton from Busted Open ... for good. 

Jan 08, 2021
Stone Cold Steve Austin / AEW & NXT Recaps
01:08:50

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to the one-and-only Stone Cold Steve Austin ... and everything's on the table.  Pro Wrestling, rock music, AND the newest season of his TV show 'Straight Up Steve Austin'.  Then, Dave & Bully break down AEW & NXT from this week, including the Bullet Club reunion on 'Dynamite' and Rhea Ripley & Raquel Gonzalez's epic showdown on 'New Year's Evil'. 

Jan 07, 2021
Diamond Dallas Page / IMPACT's Ace Austin
00:43:55

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer talk to Diamond Dallas Page about the new doc 'Relentless' & his DDP Yoga program; also, they talk with IMPACT Wrestling's Ace Austin ahead of this weekend's 'Genesis' & the Super X Cup Tournament. 

Jan 06, 2021
RAW Legends Night / Wrestle Kingdom / Toxic Fans
01:10:14

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray break down Monday's RAW Legends Night, & Goldberg's re-emergence to challenge Drew McIntyre at 'Rumble.  Also, Randy Orton disrespects Mark Henry, the guys talk Night 2 of NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom, and a discussion on how negativity/toxicity is far too prevalent among the ranks of wrestling fans. 

Jan 05, 2021
Wrestle Kingdom 15 Night 1/ Star Power in wrestling today
01:02:25

Dave and Bully recap NJPW's Wrestle Kingdom 15 Night 1 and discuss how Star Power affects pro-wrestling as we enter into 2021. They also preview tonight's Legends' Night on Monday Night RAW.

Jan 04, 2021
Brodie Lee Memories with Mark Henry & Tommy Dreamer
00:41:53

Mark Henry and Tommy Dreamer host another edition of Busted Open Saturday where they look back on the life of wrestling superstar Brodie Lee- who passed away earlier in the week.  Mark and Tommy share their own stories about Brodie, and discuss AEW's Tribute show to him.  

Jan 02, 2021
The Year That Was 2020 Part II
00:53:27

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer recap a year that most are happy to move past ... the year that was 2020.  In part two of this two-part special, they tackle some of the biggest stories in pro wrestling throughout the year -- from the issue of 3rd party endeavors, to the return of Sting & the renaissance of Roman Reigns, to all those who we lost in 2020. 

Jan 01, 2021
The Year That Was 2020 Part I
01:03:25

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer recap a year that most are happy to move past ... the year that was 2020.  In part one of this two-part special, they tackle some of the biggest stories in pro wrestling from the earlier parts of the year - from Edge & MVP's return to WWE, to an industry coming to grips with a worldwide pandemic, to wrestlers turning negatives into positives & finding success following their releases.  

Dec 31, 2020
remembering Danny Hodge / a Sweet Daddy Siki LP / Alex Hammerstone of MLW
00:57:43

Dave LaGreca & ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer remember the late Danny Hodge, amateur & pro wrestling great; also, Dave's obsession over buying an old out-of-print vinyl record from wrestler Sweet Daddy Siki leads to a discussion with the 'Nation on old memorabilia, and the guys are joined by Alex Hammerstone of Major League Wrestling. 

Dec 30, 2020
more on Brodie Lee / RAW Recap / Bully's ECW debut
00:53:02

Dave LaGreca & WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray discuss the late Brodie Lee/Luke Harper, and how his death was handled on Monday Night RAW by both the WWE & wrestlers; they also talk how the Fiend/Alexa/Orton storyline is bringing the 'fire' on RAW ... literally ... and Bully recounts the story of his very FIRST night in ECW, back in the mid '90s. 

Dec 29, 2020
RIP Brodie Lee / Luke Harper
01:09:13

Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, and Tommy Dreamer all gather to remember the late Jon Huber, known as Brodie Lee in AEW & the indies, and Luke Harper in WWE.  They're also joined by WWE's Edge & Sheamus, and IMPACT Wrestling's Sami Callihan, to share stories and honor Huber's legacy as a wrestler, family man, & friend.

Dec 28, 2020
Big E Wins the IC Belt / Charlotte Flair Returns
01:05:26

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk about the week that was in wrestling during this Holiday and Christmas celebration.  Big E wins the Intercontinental Championship on Smackdown in what was one of the best shows of the week.  Charlotte Flair returned at TLC and continues to tag team with Asuka, while Ryan and Mark debate about which show will take the Weekly Winner spot.  And also this year's Slammy Awards - but the Busted Open version!

Dec 26, 2020
Busted Open's 2020 Holiday Party Part II
00:49:19

Join Dave LaGreca, WWE Hall of Famers Mark Henry & Bully Ray, and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer as they celebrate the 'season ... it's Busted Open's Virtual Holiday Party, and YOU'RE invited!  In part two of this two-part special, they're joined by special guests Pat McAfee, RJ City, & MJF; AND they find out just WHO is Busted Open's biggest fan of the year, alongside a special SECRET GUEST.  Happy Holidays from Busted Open!

Dec 24, 2020
Busted Open's 2020 Holiday Party Part I
00:49:04

Join Dave LaGreca, WWE Hall of Famers Mark Henry & Bully Ray, and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer as they celebrate the 'season ... it's Busted Open's Virtual Holiday Party, and YOU'RE invited!  In part one of this two-part special, they're joined by special guests Thunder Rosa, Ron Funches, Tony Khan, JBL, and Rey Mysterio.  Happy Holidays from Busted Open! 

Dec 23, 2020
History of Starrcade Part II
00:46:21

In Part II of this two-part look back at the history of Starrcade, Dave LaGreca and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer revisit the early years of Starrcade as a Jim Crockett/NWA event, from Starrcade '83 to its final year airing on Thanksgiving, 'Chi-Town Heat' in 1987. 

Dec 22, 2020
History of Starrcade Part I / Greg "The Hammer" Valentine
00:45:57

In Part I of this two-part look back at the history of Starrcade, Dave LaGreca and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer revisit the earliest years of Starrcade as a Jim Crockett/NWA event, and talk to Greg "The Hammer" Valentine about his infamous dog-collar match with Roddy Piper at Starrcade '83.

Dec 21, 2020
TLC Preview / Sasha Banks & The Mandalorian
00:41:22

Ryan McKinnell and Tommy Dreamer preview Sunday's Tables, Ladders and Chairs PPV and one of the big storylines - Kevin Owens trying to get the victory over Roman Reigns.  Sasha Banks is breaking out in Hollywood with her latest acting on The Mandalorian - and the guys pick the best wrestling that was in Weekly Winner. 

Dec 19, 2020
Drew McIntyre / nWo vs DX / Trish Stratus
00:44:32

Dave LaGreca and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer talk to WWE Champ Drew McIntrye, ahead of this wknd's TLC PPV; also, off the heels of a discussion on Sting, Dave & Tommy debate nWo vs DX ... AND, they check in with Trish Stratus to wish her a happy birthday! 

Dec 18, 2020
ROH's Matt Taven / AEW's Aubrey Edwards
00:35:14

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray are joined by two great guests on this edition of the podcast -- Ring of Honor's Matt Taven, just ahead of Friday's big 'Final Battle' PPV, and AEW referee Aubrey Edwards, talking her role both in the ring and as part of AEW Games. 

Dec 17, 2020
Negatives into Positives / IMPACT / AEW's Scorpio Sky
00:55:49

Dave LaGreca and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer talk about finding the positives in fixing problems in pro wrestling; they also talk IMPACT & the upcoming match that will see AEW's Kenny Omega take on IMPACT champ Rich Swann, and are joined by AEW's Scorpio Sky. 

Dec 16, 2020
Monday Night RAW 12/14/98 vs Monday Night RAW 12/14/20
00:54:51

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray go back in time to compare Monday Night RAW from 1998 to Monday Night RAW today ... Does the 'Attitude Era' hold up when given a contemporary review?  What separates RAW now to RAW then? And how does a 2020 card with AJ Styles, Drew McIntyre, Randy Orton, & Keith Lee measure up to a 1998 card with Triple H, The Rock, Mark Henry, and Mankind?

Dec 15, 2020
WWE Talent Sent Back To Performance Center / Big E as a Singles Champ?
00:42:36

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray address the story run rampant in the industry that WWE talent such as Keith Lee, Otis, and Dio Madden have been sent back to the Performance Center for additional training; then, they talk the potential of Big E as a singles champ, on the heels of comments made by Paul Heyman on this wknd's 'Talking Smack'. 

Dec 14, 2020
Keith Lee Drama / Kevin Sullivan Interview
01:05:58

Ryan McKinnell is joined by Tommy Dreamer on this edition of Busted Open Saturday, where the two go in-depth with Keith Lee allegedly being sent back down to the WWE Performance Center.  Also, wrestling legend Kevin Sullivan joins the program and talks about the rise of AEW, and finally Weekly Winner as the guys discuss the best wrestling show from the past week!

Dec 12, 2020
Building WWE Stars / Goldberg's Return?? / Total Bellas
00:43:10

Dave LaGreca and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer break down the week in pro wrestling, alongside writer Justin LaBar: AEW/NXT ratings, WWE's need to build new stars, the presumed return of Goldberg, the AEW/IMPACT partnership, & more; then, Busted Open's own Gabby LaSpisa talks 'Total Bellas' as part of her weekly Diva on Divas segment, with some ... interesting commentary from Dreamer. 

Dec 11, 2020
Don Calllis of IMPACT Wrestling / Mike Bennett of ROH
00:45:15

Dave LaGreca and ECW legend Tommy Dreamer talk to IMPACT Wrestling's Don Callis about Kenny Omega, AEW, and the story that has the potential to change the pro wrestling landscape; then, they're joined by Mike Bennett, talking Ring of Honor's Final Battle. 

Dec 10, 2020
IMPACT's BIG Tues Night / Low Ki of MLW
01:02:40

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk about IMPACT Wrestling's BIG night this week, with Kenny Omega of AEW alongside Don Callis on the show, Tony Khan & Tony Schiavone's "paid ad" appearance, and a ton of new eyes on Tuesday nights.  Bully also talks the history of TNA/IMPACT, and the guys are joined by MLW's Low Ki. 

Dec 09, 2020
Keith Lee WWE documentary / Tommy Dreamer on AEW/IMPACT partnership
01:01:37

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk about the newly debuted Keith Lee documentary on the WWE Network, & why the transition from NXT to main roster WWE isn't as smooth as some fans would like; then, they're joined by Busted Open's own (and ECW legend) Tommy Dreamer to talk about IMPACT and this 'partnership' with AEW that has the wrestling world abuzz. 

Dec 08, 2020
NXT WarGames
00:49:55

Dave LaGreca & WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray recap and break down Sunday night's NXT WarGames, including two big WarGames matches, Ciampa vs Thatcher, Lumis vs Grimes, and Ruff vs Gargano vs Priest for the North American Championship. 

Dec 07, 2020
SmackDown: Reigns / Owens / Uso | AEW and Impact!?
00:52:09

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk the week that was in professional wrestling.  AEW Dynamite came out swinging with an amazing show that saw the return of Sting as well as Kenny Omega defeating Jon Moxley and a possible partnership between AEW and Impact?!  Also, Kevin Owens and Jey Uso feel the wrath of Roman Reigns.   And of course, the best show of the week that was - as Mark and Ryan pick their Weekly Winner

Dec 05, 2020
'Hall of Fame 'n Pain' with Bully Ray & Mark Henry
00:53:38

WWE Hall of Famers Bully Ray & Mark Henry talk some of the biggest pro wrestling stories of the week, including the partnership between AEW & IMPACT Wrestling, and what this means for the WWE; Mark also shares the story of how Bret Hart "set him straight" early on in his career. 

Dec 04, 2020
AEW's Winter Is Coming / Sting's Return / Powerhouse Hobbs
00:46:20

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down AEW's special 'Winter Is Coming' edition of Dynamite, and oh how special it was ... they talk the return of Sting to TNT television, Kenny Omega's win over Jon Moxley, a possible AEW / IMPACT wrestling partnership, and are joined by rising AEW talent Powerhouse Hobbs. 

Dec 03, 2020
RIP Pat Patterson
01:11:22

Dave LaGreca is joined by all three of his co-hosts, WWE Hall of Famers Mark Henry & Bully Ray, and ECW legend Tommy Dreamer, as they remember the late Pat Patterson & share stories alongside guests Jim Korderas, Pete Gas, and Jim Ross. 

Dec 02, 2020
WWE RAW Recap
00:54:18

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk the continued problems with WWE's flagship show, Monday Night RAW, and how talent like Shayna Baszler continue to be misused on the main roster.  

Dec 01, 2020
'Unclean' Finishes / Realness in Promos
00:57:43

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk about the seemingly unending bevy of unclean finishes over the past week in the WWE, & how it affects the product; they also talk 'realness' in promos & from wrestlers, off the heels of the new Liv Morgan documentary, and the Taz/Cody confrontation last week on AEW.

Nov 30, 2020
SmackDown Reaction / Undertaker Legacy
00:47:01

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry react to Friday Night SmackDown - featuring a great main event between Kevin Owens and Jey Uso - what's this mean next for Roman Reigns?  Also Weekly Winner and The Undertaker officially retires - will there ever be another one like him?

Nov 28, 2020
YOUR Pro Wrestling Thanksgiving Table
00:52:34

Dave LaGreca and ECW legend Tommy Dreamer celebrate Thanksgiving with the Busted Open Nation by offering this question: which wrestlers, either past/present, would you invite over for the holiday, and which ones would you NOT want at your Thanksgiving table? Play along as everyone gives their choices... 

Nov 25, 2020
RAW Recap / 'Selling' in Pro Wrestling
00:41:46

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray recap Monday Night RAW, including AJ Styles vs Randy Orton, Keith Lee vs Bobby Lashley, & Sheamus vs Riddle; they also talk about the art of 'selling' in pro wrestling, and a lack of it in today's product. 

Nov 24, 2020
Undertaker's Final Farewell / Survivor Series
00:47:28

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray recap the "Final Farewell" for The Undertaker at Survivor Series, and ponder whether this truly is the swan song for The Deadman; they also dissect Sunday's main event match between Roman Reigns and Drew McIntyre. 

Nov 23, 2020
Survivor Series Preview / Ted DiBiase - WWE Legend
01:01:50

Ryan McKInnell & Mark Henry preview this weekend's Survivor Series PPV.  They also delve into their favorite Survivor Series memories, moments, and matches.  The Million Dollar Man Ted Dibiase joins the show as well - talking about debuting the Undertaker 30 years ago this weekend and his memories of him!

Nov 21, 2020
Corey Graves / Survivor Series Preview
00:36:55

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry preview this wknd's Survivor Series PPV with WWE's Corey Graves; also, Mark offers his insights on the week that was, including ways AEW can improve with some of their talent. 

Nov 20, 2020
AEW / NXT Recaps / is Rhea Ripley done with NXT?
00:56:28

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down Wednesday's AEW / NXT shows, including Io Shirai's win over Rhea Ripley on NXT (and Rhea's future on the black & gold brand); also, Thunder Rosa vs Serena Deeb and Young Bucks vs Top Flight on AEW, and news from WWE on the status of the Thunderdome.

Nov 19, 2020
The Young Bucks / The Acclaimed
00:44:20

Dave LaGreca and Hardcore Wrestling Legend Tommy Dreamer talk to AEW Tag Team Champs Matt & Nick Jackson aka The Young Bucks about their story & their plan to change the world of pro wrestling; then, Dave & Tommy talk to another tag team: Anthony Bowens & Max Caster, now signed to AEW as The Acclaimed.

Nov 18, 2020
RAW Recap / Comparing 1985's WWF Roster to WWE Today
00:51:28

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray recap Monday Night RAW and Drew McIntyre's now second reign as WWE Champion; they also ask whether Drew has what it takes to be the 'face' of WWE.  Then, as Survivor Series is upon us, they compare 1985 WWF with WWE today, and how "over" each roster is/was. 

Nov 17, 2020
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray on Zelina Vega's release from WWE
00:54:37

Dave LaGreca & WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray go into all aspects of the news that WWE has released Zelina Vega.  From 3rd-party endeavors to wrestlers' independent contractor status ... no stone of this story is left unturned.  

Nov 16, 2020
Zelina Vega Released from WWE / Darby Allin Interview
01:06:14

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about the breaking news regarding Zelina Vega being released from the WWE.  The drama, the back story and more - and also, where does she go from here?  Also, AEW TNT Champion Darby Allin joins the show!

Nov 14, 2020
Mickie James / Jade Cargill's AEW debut
00:45:42

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry talk to WWE star (& singer) Mickie James, who shares some great stories AND answers questions from the Busted Open Nation; then, Mark offers his insight on AEW newcomer Jade Cargill's debut back on Wednesday's edition of 'Dynamite' on TNT. 

Nov 13, 2020
AEW/NXT Recaps / Pat McAfee
00:52:40

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray go in-depth on Wednesday night, including Leon Ruff's shocking win over Johnny Gargano on NXT, and the debut of Jade Cargill on AEW Dynamite (plus a Shaq tease??); also, they talk with the guy currently ruling the roost over at NXT, Pat McAfee.

Nov 12, 2020
Your ONE Question for Vince McMahon / Shane Taylor of ROH
00:55:39

Dave LaGreca and Hardcore Wrestling legend Tommy Dreamer ponder: "if you could ask Vince McMahon ONE question ... what would it be?"  ECW's Beulah McGillicutty even contributes the one time she GOT to do just that.  Then, the guys are joined by Ring of Honor's Shane Taylor, who shares his story.

Nov 11, 2020
RAW Recap / Future of WWE Live Events
00:48:26

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk about Monday Night RAW, & the problems that continue to plague WWE's "flagship" program; they also discuss the recent WWE firings, & the future of their non-televised live events. 

Nov 10, 2020
AEW Full Gear Recap
00:49:50

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down and analyze some of the biggest matches from Saturday's AEW Full Gear PPV, including Jon Moxley/Eddie Kingston, Cody Rhodes/Darby Allin, and the Young Bucks/FTR. 

Nov 09, 2020
SmackDown Recap / AEW Full Gear Predictions
00:58:15

On Saturday's episode of Busted Open, Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about the great story that Jey Uso and Roman Reigns continue to bring, Sasha and Bayley's feud, Eddie Kingston's rise to stardom, and preview the AEW Full Gear PPV.  

 

Nov 07, 2020
AEW Full Gear Preview
00:35:53

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry get ready for this wknd's AEW Full Gear PPV.  Listen as they, alongside the Busted Open Nation, break down, analyze, and speculate on some of the key matches on the card.  

Nov 06, 2020
Eddie Kingston / Nyla Rose
00:50:24

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk to both Eddie Kingston and Nyla Rose, ahead of this wknd's AEW Full Gear PPV.  Nyla Rose talks the future of the AEW Women's Division, while Eddie talks his 18-year journey to Saturday's title match against Jon Moxley. 

Nov 05, 2020
Gallows/Anderson/Romero on Talk N' Shop A Mania 2 / Tony Khan on AEW Full Gear
00:45:40

WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray and Hardcore Wrestling Legend Tommy Dreamer bring the fun & the chaos as they talk with Doc Gallows, Karl Anderson, and Rocky Romero about the upcoming Talk N' Shop A Mania event; then, Bully & Tommy are joined by AEW head Tony Khan to preview this wknd's Full Gear PPV. 

Nov 04, 2020
RAW Recap & Roman/Rock or Roman/Brock at 'Mania?
00:37:44

Ryan McKinnell and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down Monday's RAW, including Randy Orton/Drew McIntyre/the Miz/the Fiend & Alexa Bliss, and more; also, they ponder what the ultimate end game for Roman Reigns is: could it mean taking on The Rock or Brock at next year's Wrestlemania? 

Nov 03, 2020
SmackDown / Thunder Rosa / Ron Funches
00:45:07

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down the continuing Roman Reigns/Jey Uso storyline from Smackdown; then they're joined by comedian and friend of the show Ron Funches, as well as the now-former NWA Women's Champion, Thunder Rosa. 

Nov 02, 2020
Halloween 2020/ Chris McKinnell/ The Boogeyman
01:08:21

Mark and Ryan bring to you Busted Open's Halloween Special. Ryan's brother and Director of the Warren Legacy Foundation for Paranormal Research Chris McKinnell joins the show. Also WWE Legend The Boogeyman celebrates his holiday of the year with some tricks and treats for you to listen to.

Oct 31, 2020
Lilian Garcia / Bianca Belair
00:59:07

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry talk to announcer/singer/host Lilian Garcia about her time with the WWE & her 'Chasing Glory' podcast; then, they're joined by Bianca Belair ahead of that day's SmackDown, who tells them she's ready to prove that she is the 'EST of WWE' 

Oct 30, 2020
RIP Tracy Smothers / NXT Halloween Havoc
00:54:10

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray are joined by ECW alums Little Guido and The Blue Meanie as they remember the late Tracy Smothers; then, Dave & Bully breakdown NXT's Halloween Havoc from this week. 

Oct 29, 2020
Halloween Bash / 31 years of Tommy Dreamer
00:53:53

Dave LaGreca and hardcore wrestling legend Tommy Dreamer ring in Halloween with Tim Dennis of Darkness Radio & some of Tommy's ghost stories.  They also break down what's been going on on IMPACT, as Tommy celebrates 31 years of being a pro wrestler. 

Oct 28, 2020
Monday Night RAW Recap
00:52:27

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk about this week's Monday Night RAW and the creative issues that once again plague the show, including the handling of superstars after they migrate over from NXT. 

Oct 27, 2020
WWE Hell in a Cell Recap
00:44:41

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down Sunday's Hell in a Cell PPV, in particular the 3 big matches INSIDE Hell in a Cell: Roman Reigns/Jey Uso, Bayley/Sasha Banks, and Drew McIntyre/Randy Orton.  Great matches, and in particular with one, great STORYTELLING, as Dave and Bully explain. 

Oct 26, 2020
Don't Hate, Appreciate / Faye Jackson / Dana Brooke
00:55:57

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry talk about the state of pro wrestling fandom, and too much "hate" from fans; they also talk with indie star Faye Jackson, and WWE star Dana Brooke. 

Oct 23, 2020
AEW/NXT Recaps / Drew McIntyre 'Hell in a Cell'
00:45:21

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk Wednesday's AEW and NXT shows, including Chris Jericho/MJF bringing the SONG and DANCE, and NXT's excellent in-ring work; they're also joined by WWE Champ Drew McIntyre ahead of this weekend's Hell in a Cell PPV.

Oct 22, 2020
Rich Swann (IMPACT) / Jay Lethal (ROH)
00:46:43

Dave LaGreca and hardcore legend Tommy Dreamer talk to Rich Swann about his main event match at this weekend's IMPACT Bound for Glory 2020, as well as his recent comeback from injury; then they're joined by Jay Lethal of Ring of Honor, talking wrestling during the time of COVID-19. 

Oct 21, 2020
RAW Recap / Evan Husney of 'Dark Side of The Ring'
00:53:56

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down Monday Night RAW and some of its creative decisions that just ... don't make sense.  Also, they're joined by 'Dark Side of The Ring' exec producer Evan Husney to talk about the critically acclaimed series getting picked up for a 3rd season by Vice TV. 

Oct 20, 2020
NJPW G1 / The New Day / James Storm
00:52:52

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray talk about the NJPW G1 Finals over the weekend, as well as the future of the members of The New Day in WWE; then they're joined by former TNA Champ James Storm, who talks about his future plans, as well as training with Ronda Rousey. 

Oct 19, 2020
Mark Henry on "Believability"/Rumor Round Up
00:58:37

Dave LaGreca & WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry talk about "believability" in pro wrestling matches, as well as the overuse of certain moves; then they're joined by wrestling writer Justin LaBar for the 'Rumor Round Up' of news items from the world of pro wrestling.  

Oct 16, 2020
AEW / NXT Recaps
00:42:27

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down some of the big matches from Wednesday night's AEW Dynamite and NXT broadcasts ... including Toni Storm's return match, Cody Rhodes vs. Orange Cassidy, and Jon Moxley vs. Lance Archer. 

Oct 15, 2020
AEW Dynamite's 1st Year / #SaveGLOW
00:55:21

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray evaluate the inaugural year of AEW 'Dynamite' and get the take of the 'Nation; also, they're joined by original G.L.O.W. wrestler Hollywood to talk about the cancelled Netflix series & the #SaveGLOW movement trying to keep it alive. 

Oct 14, 2020
Cody Rhodes / Dave's Disappointed by RAW
01:00:47

Dave LaGreca and hardcore legend Tommy Dreamer dissect Monday's RAW / night 2 of the WWE Draft, and Dave's not happy with the creative directions on the red brand.  Then, they're joined by AEW's Cody Rhodes to talk Wednesday's one-year anniversary of 'Dynamite' on TNT. 

Oct 13, 2020
WWE Breaks Up The New Day / Dave's Power Rankings
00:40:56

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down the first night of the WWE Draft, in particular, the breaking up of The New Day between RAW & SmackDown.  Also, Dave brings his weekly Power Rankings, highlighting the best of AEW, WWE, NJPW, & the indie scene. 

Oct 12, 2020
WWE Draft Preview
00:41:27

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry break down all things concerning the WWE Draft, including this year's rules and who they'd like to see among the top selections. 

Oct 09, 2020
Christian Interview / AEW Recap
00:45:58

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray recap AEW Dynamite, specifically breaking down the Dog Collar Match between Cody Rhodes & Brodie Lee, and what could await that storyline next. Plus, Christian joins the show to talk the new movie 'Cagefighter' and more!

Oct 08, 2020
Chris Jericho's Greatest Hits
00:45:13

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer discuss Chris Jericho's top matches and moments as they celebrate his 30 years as an innovative force in pro wrestling.  Then the man of hour joins them alongside Don Callis to talk his story, and admit that if it wasn't for his current run in AEW, he might not be even wrestling anymore. 

Oct 07, 2020
Monday Night Raw Recap & In Ring Psychology
00:51:10

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping Monday Night RAW. Do we like seeing Mustafa Ali part of Retribution? Are we more intrigued now with this storyline? Also logic and psychology are discussed when talking about the Seth Rollins/Mysterio angle and the women's tag team match from last night.

Oct 06, 2020
Ken Shamrock & NXT TakeOver Recap
00:43:58

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping NXT TakeOver and the amazing main event match between Kyle O'Reilly and Finn Balor. Also the World's Most Dangerous Man Ken Shamrock joins the show!

Oct 05, 2020
Roman Reigns, Alexa Bliss, & WWE Draft
00:45:05

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry start the episode off by talking about the fantastic job both Roman Reigns and Alexa Bliss are doing keeping SmackDown on fire each and every Friday. Also both share their thoughts on the upcoming WWE Draft this Monday.

Oct 03, 2020
Dominik & Rey Mysterio & Rumor Round-Up
00:59:02

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry start the episode off by doing the Rumor Round-Up with Justin LaBar. Also Rey and Dominik Mysterio join the show to about about his SummerSlam debut and all that has occurred with Seth Rollins.

Oct 03, 2020
Recapping AEW & NXT
00:41:15

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping both AEW & NXT shows. Also Bully Ray points out the importance of safety when discussing the Shotzi Blackheart/Dakota Kai match from NXT.

Oct 02, 2020
Vickie Guerrero & Top Hispanic Wrestlers of All Time
00:47:30

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer started the episode off by talking about their top Hispanic wrestlers of all time. Also Vickie Guerrero joins the show.

Sep 30, 2020
Edge calls in & RAW Recap
00:50:56

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping Monday Night RAW. Also joining the show is WWE Superstar Edge.

Sep 29, 2020
Clash of Champions & WWE Referees
00:46:18

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping Clash of Champions. Also they try to understand why more WWE officials are botching matches lately.

Sep 28, 2020
Roman Reigns, Retribution, & Clash of Champions Preview
01:02:36

Ryan McKinnell and Tommy Dreamer start the episode off by talking about the Roman Reigns/Jey Uso storyline getting personal. Also the failed debut of Retribution on RAW and your Clash of Champions preview.

Sep 26, 2020
Kalisto, Zelina Vega & RAW Recap
00:45:31

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry start the episode off by talking about the week that was in professional wrestling recapping Monday Night RAW. Also Kalisto and Zelina Vega join the show to talk about their upcoming matches at Clash of Champions.

Sep 25, 2020
Road Warriors & Eddie Kingston
00:40:04

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by paying their respects to the Road Warrriors and talking about their significance to the world of Pro Wrestling. Also they talk about NXT & AEW, especially the main event against Eddie Kingston and Jon Moxley.

Sep 24, 2020
RIP Road Warrior Animal
00:50:13

This episode is dedicate to the life and career of Joseph Laurinaitis, "Road Warrior Animal". Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer share thoughts and feelings about this tragic loss with Bill Apter, Bully Ray, and Jim Ross.

Sep 23, 2020
Monday Night RAW GOOD & BAD Recap
00:55:53

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping the positives and negatives of last night's Monday Night RAW. Also we hear from the Nation and get their thoughts on show.

Sep 22, 2020
Wrestler/Fan Interactions & Power Rankings
00:47:55

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode by talking about the unique relationship between wrestlers and the fans. Also we get the Power Rankings!

Sep 21, 2020
Banks/Bayley Bitter Enemies & Brock Lesnar Update
00:51:46

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry start the episode off by talking about the ladder match that is going to happen at Clash of Champions for the IC title. Also Bayley continues her onslaught on her former best friend Sasha Banks. Plus Brock Lesnar to the UFC?

Sep 19, 2020
Rumor Round-Up & Martin Kove
00:58:16

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry start the episode of with Rumor Round-Up. Also in anticipation for Season 3 of Cobra Kai actor Martin Kove joins the show.

Sep 18, 2020
Santana & Ortiz & NXT/AEW Recaps
00:49:56

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start off the episode by recapping both NXT & AEW shows from this past Wednesday. Also Santana & Ortiz join the program and talk about their first year in AEW.

Sep 17, 2020
Most Inspirational Pro Wrestling Returns
00:52:27

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start off the episode by talking about top inspirational pro wrestling returns. Also both share their own top 10 list with the nation!

Sep 17, 2020
Recapping RAW
00:57:44

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by talking about Retribution's impact on Monday Night RAW. Also they discuss the RAW Women's Championship match and the main event steel cage match between Seth Rollins and Dominik Mysterio.

Sep 15, 2020
Miro & Mike Bennett
01:06:09

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by talking to Mike Bennett and his upcoming NWA Championship match against Nick Aldis. Also the "Best Man" Miro who made his AEW debut last week joins the show.

Sep 14, 2020
SmackDown Storylines & Weekly Winner
00:38:46

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry start the episode off by talking about the potential a Roman Reigns/Jey Uso program could have. Also Bayley calls out her former best friend Sasha Banks. It is Weekly Winner time!

Sep 13, 2020
Anniversary of 9/11 & Rumor Round-Up
01:07:53

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry start the episode off by sharing memories from 9/11 on the 19 year anniversary. Also Justin LaBar joins the show for the Rumor Round-Up!

Sep 11, 2020
AEW Dynamite Recap & The Art of Selling
01:06:26

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by dissecting AEW Dynamite from last night. What was good and bad? Also Miro makes his AEW debut and Bully Ray educates the Nation on the art of selling.

Sep 10, 2020
Nick Aldis & Eric Young
01:06:41

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start the episode off by speaking with the NWA Champion Nick Aldis. Also IMPACT champion Eric Young joins the the show!

Sep 09, 2020
Recapping Monday Night RAW
01:00:24

Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer start the episode off by recapping Monday Night RAW. Also Tommy Dreamer gives his insight on what each company could be going better.

Sep 09, 2020
AEW All Out & Smackdown Recap | Pro Wrestling Power Rankings
00:47:36

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping AEW ALL OUT. Also Dave gives his experience with the WWE ThunderDome and does his Pro Wrestling Power Rankings. 

Sep 07, 2020
Roman Reigns, Bayley, & AEW ALL OUT Preview
00:53:21

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry start the episode off by discussing Roman Reigns as a heel and Bayley's attack on her former best friend Sasha Banks. We also get our AEW ALL OUT Preview for tonight!

Sep 05, 2020
Karl Malone, Court Bauer & AEW All Out Picks
00:48:55

Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer, and Mark Henry start the episode off by speaking to NBA Legend Karl Malone and also MLW CEO Court Bauer joins the show to speak about the company's restart in November. We get our AEW ALL OUT Picks & Predictions!

Sep 04, 2020
Chris Jericho, David Arquette & Ricky Starks
01:14:56

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start this episode off by talking to Ricky Starks heading into the 21- man Casino Battle Royale and also David Arquette comes on to chat about his recent documentary. Also Chris Jericho joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Mimosa Mayhem Match that is going to take place at ALL OUT.

Sep 03, 2020
Thunder Rosa & Danny Doring
00:57:54

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start the episode off by speaking with ECW alumni Danny Doring. Also the guys talk to the NWA Women's Champion Thunder Rosa on the heels of her match with Shida at ALL OUT.

Sep 02, 2020
Jon Moxley, RAW Recap & Brock Lesnar's Future
00:58:54

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping the main event of Monday Night RAW. They also discuss what is the next step for Brock Lesnar now that he is a free agent and AEW Champion Jon Moxley joins the show to talk about ALL OUT.

Sep 01, 2020
Payback Recap & Chair Dance Challenge Controversy
01:13:28

Bully Ray and Mark Henry start the episode talking about Keith Lee def. Randy Orton on WWE Payback. Then they discuss Roman Reigns & Paul Heyman and  Nia Jax & Shayna Baszler. Finally, Conrad Thompson calls out Dave.

Aug 31, 2020
Roman Reigns & Weekly Winner
01:00:54

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry start the episode off by paying their respects to actor Chadwick Boseman and also dive into the the partnership between Roman Reigns & Paul Heyman. Also its Weekly Winner time!

Aug 29, 2020
RIP Bob Armstrong
00:50:38

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry start the episode off by celebrating the life of Bob Armstrong. Also Rip Rogers joins the show to share his thoughts and memories.

Aug 28, 2020
Lance Archer & NXT Recap
00:57:48

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping NXT and the future of the NXT Championship. Also AEW's Lance Archer joins the show.

Aug 28, 2020
Keith Elliot Greenberg & Celebrity Involvement in Pro Wrestling
01:06:17

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start the episode talking about celebrities that have impacted the world of professional wrestling. Also author Keith Elliot Greenberg joins the show talking about his new book which discusses independent wrestling.

Aug 26, 2020
Busted Open: RAW Recap
00:57:30

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode off by recapping RAW. They also get into talking about the developing storyline between Keith Lee, Randy Orton, and Drew McIntryre. Also it looks like the unlikely pairing of Shayna Baszler and Nia Jax could be eyeing a shot at the Women’s Tag Team Champions.

Aug 25, 2020
Busted Open's Virtual SummerSlam Party Part 2
00:44:39

Hosts Dave LaGreca, WWE Hall of Famer's Bully Ray and Mark Henry, and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer keep the momentum of SummerSlam going! This hour kicks off with a special match game segment hosted by RJ City and contestant comedians Ron Funches and Mike Lawrence. Special guests, RAW Tag Team Champions, The Street Profits join the show and all the hosts give their takes on what they expect to be the "slam dunk" moment of the night!

Aug 24, 2020
Busted Open's Virtual SummerSlam Party Part 1
00:41:25

Busted Open's Virtual SummerSlam Party is hosted by Dave LaGreca, WWE Hall of Famer's Bully Ray and Mark Henry and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer who all here to talk the biggest pay-per-view of the summer! They are joined by special guests The Big Show, WWE United States Champion Apollo Crews and WWE Superstar Natalya. Being the first ever Virtual party, the Busted Open Nation is also invited and hilarity and good times ensue!

Aug 24, 2020
SummerSlam Recap & Power Rankings
00:57:36

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about the return of Roman Reigns after the Universal Championship Match between The Fiend and Braun Strowman. Also we get into their reaction on Drew McIntyre’s win over Randy Orton at Summerslam and Dave’s Power Rankings.

Aug 24, 2020
WWE SummerSlam Preview
00:32:43

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about the quick title change with Jeff Hardy defeating AJ Styles. They discuss their weekly winners. Finally they get all excited for SummerSlam.

Aug 22, 2020
Pat McAfee & Drew McIntyre
00:43:42

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry start the episode talking to former NFL player and current broadcaster Pat McAfee about his upcoming match against Adam Cole at NXT Takeover 30. Also WWE Champion Drew McIntyre joins the show to discuss his main event Summerslam title match against Randy Orton.

Aug 21, 2020
WWE Summerslam & NXT Takeover
00:37:48

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about the anniversary of TLC at Summerslam. Also they discuss the match card at NXT Takeover 30 featuring Adam Cole, Pat McAfee, Karrion Kross, and Keith Lee.

Aug 20, 2020
Austin Idol, RJ City & Top SummerSlam Moments
00:59:45

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start the episode talking about the best SummerSlam moments of all time. Then, wrestling legend Austin Idol joins the show. Finally, they talk to RJ City.

Aug 19, 2020
Monday Night RAW Recap & Summerslam Party
00:56:36

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about Michaels, Orton & McIntyre on RAW. Then discussion about Shayna/Asuka def. Sasha/Bayley. Finally, Mark Henry calls in!

Aug 18, 2020
WWE Thunderdome, Power Rankings & Retribution
01:01:41

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about WWE moving to Amway Center. Then, Dave's Pro Wrestling Power Rankings. Mark Henry comes on to talk about Orton and Flair. Finally, who is Retribution?

Aug 17, 2020
WWE’s Women’s Division Heats Up
00:44:31

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about Braun Strowman, Alexa Bliss, and The Fiend on SmackDown. They talk about WWE’s Women's Division. Finally they talk about their Weekly Winners.

Aug 15, 2020
RAW Recap, Rumor Round-Up & Summerslam Announcement
00:56:53

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry start the episode talking about Randy Orton and Ric Flair. Then they discuss Rollins and Mysterio. They get into their weekly Rumor Round-Up and finish with Summerslam.

Aug 14, 2020
AEW & NXT Recaps
00:52:06

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about Cody Rhodes vs. Scorpio Sky in AEW. Then they discuss AEW/NXT Commentary & Shawn Spears. They recap NXT with Adam Cole & Pat McAfee. Finally, MJF & Jon Moxley on AEW.

Aug 13, 2020
Greatest Hogan Moments & Shawn Spears
01:01:56

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer talk about Hulk Hogan's influence on pro wrestling. They're also joined by AEW's Shawn Spears.

Aug 12, 2020
Monday Night RAW Recap
00:48:50

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about Orton and Flair on RAW. When will Charlotte return? They they discuss Rollins vs Dominik. Finally, who is behind Retribution?

Aug 11, 2020
RIP Kamala
01:05:24

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray begin the show by talking about the passing of legendary James "Kamala" Harris. Then, Dave gives his latest Power Rankings. Next, Mark Henry jumps on to discuss Kamala's legacy. Finally, WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler joins the show.

Aug 10, 2020
Retribution Debuts on SmackDown
00:53:11

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about the debut of a new faction on SmackDown, then they discuss the Woman’s Division. Next, they give out their Weekly Winner. Finally, the dive into Pat McAfee & Adam Cole’s storyline and the lead up to Summer Slam.

Aug 08, 2020
Former WWE Wrestler JTG Joins the Show
01:08:31

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry chat NXT Takeover: McAfee & Cole, and are joined by former WWE Wrestler JTG.

Aug 07, 2020
AEW & NXT Recaps
00:49:43

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start the episode recapping Adam Cole & Pat McAfee on NXT. Then they discuss Jon Moxley defeating Darby Allin on AEW. They debate Chris Jericho/Orange Cassidy then finish up talking about Rhea Ripley.

Aug 06, 2020
Armando Estrada, Brandi Rhodes & IMPACT Recap
01:03:26

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start the episode talking to former wrestler Armando Estrada. Then they discuss Impact and Rich Swann's injury. Finally, Brandi Rhodes joins the show.

Aug 05, 2020
Matt Cardona & RAW Recap
01:07:53

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode recapping RAW Underground, including Randy Orton, Drew McIntyre, Sasha, Asuka, Bayley & Shayna. Then they talk to Matt Cardona from AEW.

Aug 04, 2020
MJF & Enzo Amore
01:05:40

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking to AEW Superstar MJF. Then they talk to another wrestling star, Enzo.

Aug 03, 2020
A Fiendish SmackDown
01:03:20

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about a violent and dangerous SmackDown with a big attack on Alexa Bliss, The Fiend reigning, and Big E striking out on his own. Then they discuss the all important Weekly Winners.

Aug 01, 2020
Falls Count Anywhere Friday
00:38:37

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry start the episode talking about Kairi Sane's goodbye tweet. Then they discuss Keith Lee/MJF promos. They also remember the legacy of Roddy Piper. They finish by discussing wrestling memorabilia and the weekend preview.

Jul 31, 2020
MJF on AEW, Keith Lee on NXT + The Good Brothers
00:54:22

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode discussing MJF. Then they talk about NXT and Keith Lee. Finally, The Good Brothers join the show.

Jul 30, 2020
Sal Vulcano & Pro Wrestling Memorabilia
00:53:11

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer talk about their best Man Cave memorabilia. Then they're joined by comedian Sal Vulcano. Finally, Tommy talks about Roddy Piper.

Jul 29, 2020
Jon Moxley & Kairi Sane's Tweet
01:02:20

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about Monday Night RAW and Kairi Sane. Then they discuss the realism and creative involved with pro wrestling. AEW Champion Jon Moxley joins the show.

Jul 28, 2020
Nick Aldis & EC3
00:57:50

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray have two huge guests on the show today. They're joined by NWA Champion Nick Aldis and Impact Wrestler EC3.

Jul 27, 2020
The Return of Nation of Domination?
00:58:15

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about the push for Big E to spread his wings. They discuss Pat McAfee and Adam Cole’s ‘feud.’ They announce their Weekly Winner. Finally they get excited for a potential return of Nation of Domination.

Jul 25, 2020
Falls Count Anywhere Friday
00:41:47

Bully Ray and Mark Henry start the episode talking about Adam Cole & Pat McAfee. Then they discuss NXT North American Tourney. They ask if this is the end of The Big Show? And what makes Jericho a great heel?

Jul 24, 2020
AEW Dynamite & NXT Recaps
00:52:15

Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer start the episode talking about NXT and Keith Lee. Then they discuss the state of AEW heels. Finally, who's the face of AEW?

Jul 23, 2020
Eric Young & Brian Cage
01:12:01

Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer start the episode recapping IMPACT. Then they talk about Big Show & Randy Orton at RAW. They're joined by Eric Young and Brian Cage.

Jul 22, 2020
Monday Night RAW Recap
00:42:28

Ryan McKinnell and Jonathan Hood start the episode talking about The Big Show. Then they discuss McIntyre & Ziggler. Other topics include Ron Simmons & MVP and a potential Sasha & Bayley feud.

Jul 21, 2020
Was WWE Extreme Rules A Horror Show?
01:03:32

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray begin the episode by asking whether WWE Extreme Rules was a horror show. Then, they talk about Impact Slammiversary trending. Finally, they chat with Deonna Purrazzo, the Impact Women's Champ.

Jul 20, 2020
Jordynne Grace Joins the Show
01:04:49

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about this week’s SmackDown and get hyped up for Extreme Rules and the Swamp Match. They discuss their Weekly Winners. Finally, they get a chance to talk to Impact Superstar, Jordynne Grace about the upcoming Impact Slammiversary.

Jul 18, 2020
Xtreme Rules Preview
00:44:53

Bully Ray and Mark Henry begin the show by previewing Xtreme Rules. Then, they chat Brian Cage & Tazz & Moxley. Finally, they touch on Brodie Lee & Lance Archer & Brian Cage.

Jul 17, 2020
AEW & NXT Recaps
00:38:35

Ryan McKinnell and Bully Ray start the episode talking about AEW and Chris Jericho. Then they get into the younger talent's growth in wrestling. They finish with discussions about Taz, Brian Cage and Kenny Omega.

Jul 16, 2020
Ric Flair, Eddie Edwards, Jim Ross & Tony Khan
01:31:46

Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer and Bully Ray celebrate Dave's birthday! It's a star studded list of guests including Ric Flair, Eddie Edwards, Jim Ross and Tony Khan.

Jul 15, 2020
Sonny Kiss & RAW Recap
00:59:30

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the show celebrating Bully's birthday! Then they talk RAW from last night. They're also joined by AEW Superstar Sonny Kiss.

Jul 14, 2020
NJPW Dominion & Pro Wrestling Power Rankings
00:44:36

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about NJPW. Then they talk about wrestlers in and out of the ring. Dave reveals his latest Power Rankings and then they ask when fans might return to events.

Jul 13, 2020
Xtreme Rules Preview
00:50:55

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about the state of the Women’s Division in WWE. They preview Xtreme Rules coming up. They discuss their Weekly Winner. Finally, they dive into AEW’s tag teams.

Jul 12, 2020
Baron Corbin & Rumor Round-Up
00:54:10

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about Keith Lee. Then they're joined by Justin LaBar and WWE Superstar Baron Corbin.

Jul 10, 2020
Keith Lee & Great American Bash vs. Fyter Fest
00:51:24

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about AEW vs. NXT last night. Then they're joined by NXT Superstar Keith Lee.

Jul 09, 2020
Nyla Rose & Greatest Heel Turns
00:58:36

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer give their greatest Heels of all time. They also talk to AEW Superstar Nyla Rose.

Jul 08, 2020
The Miz & Gabriel Iglesias
01:02:49

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about the return on Heath Slater on RAW. Then they're joined by WWE Superstar The Miz and comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias.

Jul 07, 2020
FTR & NXT: Sasha Banks
01:02:37

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about Sasha Banks and NXT. Then they talk to AEW Superstars FTR.

Jul 06, 2020
The Great American Bash & Fyter Fest Recaps
01:05:36

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about AEW vs NXT last night. Then they discuss Cody/Hager and Tazz/Cage. Finally, should Rhea Ripley main event?

Jul 02, 2020
Private Party & Greatest Referees
00:52:41

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start the episode talking about Mount Rushmore of Referees. Then they hit on Tommy's promo on Moose for IMPACT. Finally, AEW's Private Party joins the show.

Jul 01, 2020
Cody Rhodes & Fyter Fest vs. Great American Bash
01:10:34

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about Terry Funk. They they discuss NXT vs AEW special shows. Finally, Cody Rhodes joins the show.

Jun 30, 2020
Power Rankings & Get Yourself Over
01:23:35

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode with Dave's latest Power Rankings. Then they discuss Tessa Blanchard. Independent Wrestler Effy joins on a Get Yourself Over Monday. Finally, more talk about Tessa.

Jun 29, 2020
End of the Undertaker Era?
01:02:18

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about the Undertaker, his legacy, and moving forward. They discuss King Corbin and his reign. Finally, they announce their weekly winners.

Jun 27, 2020
Rumor Round-Up & Chair Dance Challenge
01:10:03

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry start the episode with Dave's birthday challenge to Mark. Then they do Rumor Round-Up with Justin LaBar. Finally, they talk to Conrad Thompson.

Jun 26, 2020
AEW Dynamite & NXT Recaps
00:51:31

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about COVID-19 in pro wrestling. Then they recap NXT and AEW.

Jun 25, 2020
Ted DiBiase & Kevin Sullivan
01:14:40

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer give their top heels of all time! They also talk to Ted DiBiase and Kevin Sullivan.

Jun 24, 2020
Edge - WWE Superstar
00:47:52

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray begin the show by talking with WWE Hall of Famer Edge. Then, they react to the interview. Finally, they discuss why Edge and Orton works.

Jun 23, 2020
Ric Flair to honor Randy Orton
01:05:10

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray begin the episode by talking about Ric Flair honoring Randy Orton. Then, they touch on the #SpeakingOut movement. Next, Dave gives his latest Power Rankings. Finally, the guys ask whether the Undertaker should retire.

Jun 22, 2020
Matt Riddle’s SmackDown Debut
00:52:46

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about Matt Riddle’s start in SmackDown. They talk Bray Wyatt and his different personas. Then they announce their Weekly Winners. Finally, Mark teases his visit to Stone Cold's Skull Sessions.

Jun 20, 2020
Undertaker & Bret Hart on WWE Backstage
01:08:17

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry begin the episode by talking about Father's Day Weekend. Then, they chat Undertaker on Edge vs Randy Orton. Next, it's time for Rumor Round-Up with Justin LaBar. Finally, they discuss Bret Hart on WWE Backstage.

Jun 19, 2020
Believability in Pro Wrestling
01:02:40

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray begin the episode by talking about believability in Pro Wrestling. Then, they give an AEW Recap and chat Nox/Banks on NXT. Finally, they give some constructive criticism.

Jun 18, 2020
Deonna Purrazzo & Bertrand Herbert
00:55:28

Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer start the episode talking to Deonna Purrazzo from IMPACT. Then they're joined by Bertrand Hebert to discuss his book about Andre the Giant.

Jun 17, 2020
Charlotte Flair/Randy Orton & RAW Recap
00:51:54

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode recapping RAW and talking Orton, Christian & Flair. Then they discuss Charlotte vs Randy.

Jun 16, 2020
Backlash Recap
00:51:55

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode talking about the Jeff Hardy/Sheamus feud. Then they recap Edge/Orton. Finally, they discuss The Last Ride Chapter 4 .

Jun 15, 2020
AJ Styles is the New Intercontinental Champion
01:01:32

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry talk about a jam-packed episode of Smackdown, with AJ Styles being crowned the new IC Champ. They discuss Black Lives Matter and The New Day. They discuss their Weekly Winners. Finally, they preview WWE Backlash.

Jun 13, 2020
Happy Birthday Mark Henry!
01:02:20

Dave LaGreca declares today Mark Henry Day to celebrate his birthday. They're joined by Drew Pearson, Peter Rosenberg, Natalya, Titus O’Neil, Shelton Benjamin, Ata Maivia, Bully Ray & D'Lo Brown.

Jun 12, 2020
AEW/NXT & Tommy Lee
01:01:17

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray start the episode discussing if Lashley should win the WWE Title. Then they get into Karrion Kross & Adam Cole. They're joined by the legendary Tommy Lee and Tawny Kitaen.