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 Nov 2, 2021
F*** Tommy Dreamer

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


Join Dave LaGreca and his rotating co-host chair that features two WWE Hall of Famers in Bully Ray and Mark Henry and ECW Legend Tommy Dreamer for the best pro wrestling talk out there. From the WWE and AEW to the independent scene and beyond, 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
Money in the Bank Recap

It's a special edition of Busted Open as we recap Money in the Bank from Saturday night and Liv Morgan cashing in and winning the title from Ronda Rousey!  Also, Theory is your MITB champion for the men, while Bobby Lashley takes over as United States Champion.  Plenty of reaction and thoughts from Ryan McKinnell and Andreas Hale - tune in now!

Jul 03, 2022
'The Master's Class': Cashing In
On this edition of The Master's Class, our masters Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer celebrate Money in the Bank by picking their favorite Cash-Ins! From personal memories to main events at WrestleMania, we've got all the biggest moments of glory covered right here!
Jul 03, 2022
Christian Cage: A True Heel

On this episode of Busted Open - Bully Ray and Mark Henry talk about the week that was in professional wrestling.  Be it the reactions from Royal Rampage, to Smackdown on Friday, to Money in the Bank this weekend and oh yeah - just how GOOD is Christian from the AEW with being a heel!  It's all now on the Busted Open Podcast!

Jul 02, 2022
Thunderstruck AF
On Busted Open's Canada Day Edition of #GabbyAF, Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, and Producer Gabby LaSpisa talk to Renee Paquette. Renee reacts to Jon Moxley and the Blood & Guts match on AEW Dynamite this past Wednesday and previews what we will see at Money in the Bank this weekend. Also, Dave, Mark, and Thunder Rosa break down her successful AEW Women's Championship title defense against Toni Storm. Thunder shares her thoughts on the significance of the Thunder-Storm match at Forbidden Door. Plus, Thunder Rosa makes an offer Dave can't refuse.
Jul 01, 2022
Blood & Guts Dynamite

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer break down all the action from last night’s “Blood & Guts” Dynamite including the double-ring destructive match itself which featured some spectacular moments of madness.  We’ll also cover Orange Cassidy taking on “All Ego” Ethan Page, a great way to start off the night from the Motor City.  Plus, our hosts interview Valerie Loureda, a former standout MMA Fighter with Bellator, and now WWE’s first ever Cuban-American signee.

Jun 30, 2022
Best of Pride Month 2022
Busted Open celebrated Pride Month all June long, and on this very special podcast, we bring you the very best of a terrific series of interviews covering all the important issues with representatives across all brands in professional wrestling
Jun 30, 2022
Tasha Takeover & Sonya Deville

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer and special guest host Tasha Steelz bring the flava as they react to all the recent biggest stories in pro wrestling including some perspective on John Cena in his 20th anniversary celebration, and the epic Christian Cage promo from Dynamite last week.  Plus, we bring on WWE Superstar Sonya DeVille in a celebration of Pride Month that you won’t want to miss!

Jun 29, 2022
Celebrating 20 years of John Cena

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray celebrate one of the greatest superstars of all-time, John Cena, who appeared on Raw last night for the 20th anniversary of his debut. We celebrate Cena in our own way: With two incredible interviews from his fiercest opponents!  First is our very own Mark Henry who gets emotional when thinking about everything John Cena has to the wrestling industry.  Then we bring on WWE Hall of Famer JBL, who was influential on making John into the megastar he is today, as well as Cena helping advance JBL’s career to new heights.

Jun 28, 2022
Forbidden Door Review!
On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray break down all the biggest matches and moments from AEW including the debut of former WWE Superstar, Claudio Castagnoli AKA Cesaro, which got a mega reaction from the crowd. Plus we’ll cover the AEW Interim World Title picture as Jon Moxley defeated Hiroshi Tanahashi and the aftermath that ensued which was pure chaos.
Jun 27, 2022
'The Master's Class': Forbidden Door
On this edition of The Master's Class, our masters Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer get ready for the cross-over "Forbidden Door" Pay-Per View by creating their own Fantasy Forbidden Door event. Each host selects a men's main event, a women's main event, a tag team main event, and a show-stealer. Several of their selections will absolutely surprise you! .
Jun 26, 2022
Sami Zayn's Spectacular Smackdown

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry have all things wrestling covered for you on this edition of Busted Open Saturday.  To kick things off, they give praise to Sami Zayn and the tremendous work that he's been doing as part of the Bloodline on WWE Smackdown.  Plus, Pat McAfee continues to shine and now will we see him at Summerslam in a match?!  Weekly Winner gives you the best week in review of wrestling - do you agree with Ryan and Mark's best wrestling pick?  

Jun 25, 2022
Stokely Hathaway & Mercedes Martinez
On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry sit down with AEW’ Stokely Hathaway to go over his career as a comedian, his search for the next Baddie for Jade Cargill, and his reuniting with friends at AEW. Plus, during the Thunder Hour we bring on ROH Women’s Undisputed Champion Mercedes Martinez to talk about what it means to be open about yourself in your life and your career.
Jun 24, 2022
Christian Cage’s Thermonuclear Dynamite

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer discuss two can’t miss promos:  First, Bryan Danielson open the Forbidden Door to an undisclosed talent that will take his place in the match against Zack Sabre Jr.  Then, our guys discuss one of the most epic promos in a long-time and maybe of all-time from a future Hall of Famer, Christian Cage.

Jun 23, 2022
Sonny Kiss & Tony Khan

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer interview Sonny Kiss in recognition of Pride Month and Sonny’s accomplishments in pro wrestling.  Plus, it’s Tony Time with Tony Khan who runs down the card on tonight’s AEW Dynamite and Forbidden Door this upcoming weekend.

Jun 22, 2022
Raw Thoughts & Cena’s All-Time Rank

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray break down all of last night’s Monday Night Raw. We discuss in-depth on the Omos’ victory over Riddle, and Carmella’s five-way win to become the new #1 contender to the Raw Women’s title. Plus, Dave and Bully discuss where John Cena ranks among the greatest wrestlers of all time.

Jun 21, 2022
Smackdown Breakdown

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray look back to Friday Night Smackdown and share their thoughts on Vince McMahon's opening promo and ponder on how WWE will be moving forward with or without Vince. Also, Dave & Bully react to the title match between Roman Reigns and Riddle, as well as the shocking return of Brock Lesnar in the main event. What's next for Brock and Roman? They lay out their expectations of what we will being seeing this summer.


Jun 20, 2022
'The Master's Class': Father's Day
On this edition of The Master's Class, our masters Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer pay tribute to some of the greatest patriarchs in the history of pro wrestling. Plus, you'll hear incredible and emotional stories from our hosts in appreciation of how their very own father's played a significant role in their legendary wrestling careers.
Jun 19, 2022
Vince McMahon Speaks on Smackdown

This week's Busted Open on Saturday includes Bully Ray and Mark Henry talking about the biggest story in wrestling - Vince McMahon.  They react to what Vince said on Smackdown and also what the future may look like within the organization.  Also, Brock Lesnar returns and the hosts discuss what may be next for him.

Jun 18, 2022
Vince McMahon Steps Back
The Busted Open crew come together to share their thoughts on the big news that Vince McMahon is steeping back as WWE's CEO and Stephanie McMahon taking over as Interim CEO. Dave LaGreca talks to Mark Henry, Tommy Dreamer, and Mickie James and they share their insights on this investigation and ponder on what the WWE will be with Stephanie McMahon running the show. Plus, Dave, Tommy, and Thunder Rosa speak with AEW's "Native Beast" Nyla Rose as we celebrate Pride Month here on Busted Open.
Jun 17, 2022
Vince McMahon News & New AEW Tag Champions

On this loaded episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray discuss the latest news coming out of WWE regarding the allegations against their Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon.  If the findings are true, this could turn out to be a situation that changes pro wrestling forever.  In addition, we cover the newest AEW Tag Team Champions, The Young Bucks and the fallout from after the match with Christian Cage and Jungle Boy. Plus, we’ve got reaction on the biggest win in Toni Storm’s young career.

Jun 16, 2022
Ortiz’s Hair Match on Dynamite

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer & Mickie James discuss the upcoming “Forbidden Door” event in which AEW talents Andrade El Idolo, Rey Fenix and Penta Oscuro are unable to participate.  Mickie and Tommy share their stories about the pitfalls of these cross-brand promotions.  Plus, on the day of his hair vs. hair match with Chris Jericho, we interview Ortiz, who is absolutely fired up to get his hands on the prized locks of the wizard himself.

Jun 15, 2022
Dave Was Right, You Were Wrong

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray break down all of last night’s Monday Night Raw the best match of the night featuring Seth Rollins and AJ Styles.  We go in-depth on an excellent match and storyline.  Plus, Dave’s viral rant from last week is re-visited as Becky Lynch and Asuka were once again involved in the 24/7 title picture.  Dave takes a victory lap on his stance then and now.

Jun 14, 2022
Slammiversary with Mia Yim & Josh Alexander
On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer have two impactful interviews in anticipation of “Slammiversary”, including former TNA Knockouts Champion, former WWE Superstar Mia Yim, who discusses how she was beaten down by wrestling at one point but has now resurrected her career. Tommy Dreamer in particular can relate to her triumphant return. Plus, Impact World Champion Josh Alexander who defends his title against Eric Young on Sunday’s main event!
Jun 13, 2022
'The Master's Class': Classic Trilogies
On this edition of The Master's Class, our masters Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer discuss some of the most famous trilogies in the history of pro wrestling. You'll hear about incredible matches from the 1980s all the way through the most recent excellent trio of matches between Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins.
Jun 12, 2022
Paige's departure from WWE

On this Saturday episode of Busted Open, hosts Ryan McKinnell and Andreas Hale discuss Paige's latest post announcing her departure from WWE. What's next for Paige as she continues her wrestling career?  And it wouldn't be a Saturday Busted Open without this week's Weekly Winner! 

Jun 11, 2022
Celebrating Pride Month with Thunder Rosa & Effy
On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, and Thunder Rosa review her hard-hitting AEW Women’s Title defense match against Marina Shafir. Plus, Thunder brings on a very special guest for Pride Month in Effy to go over the state of Pro Wrestling, and how is has evolved and become more accepting.
Jun 10, 2022
Kansas City Dynamite

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer cover all the biggest stories from AEW Dynamite from Kansas City including finding out one of the participants for the AEW World Championship at Forbidden Door, finding out why Wardlow wasn’t involved in the battle royal earlier in the night, and finding out what the latest is for AEW Women’s Champion, Thunder Rosa. 

Jun 09, 2022
Trish Stratus & Tony Khan

On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer & Mickie James have two awesome interviews.  First, WWE Hall of Famer Trish Stratus stops by to share great memories of her wrestling career and her influence on women’s wrestling, of which she is a pioneer.  Then, we bring on AEW CEO & President Tony Khan to break some news about a match tonight on what promises to be a memorable edition of AEW Dynamite.

Jun 08, 2022
Cody’s Injury Fallout on RAW
On this episode of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Bully cover all the major storylines coming out of Monday Night Raw from Green Bay including Seth Rollins turning his back on Cody Rhodes while taking a sledgehammer to the American Nightmare. We discuss how this massive moment affected the rest of the Raw roster as we saw new member of The Judgement Day inducted and a potential new replacement for Cody while he is out of action. Plus, don’t miss another classic LaGreca rant, with his ire drawn toward the 24/7 Championship and its participants.
Jun 07, 2022
Cody’s Incredible Pec-formance

Reacting to last night’s wild WWE “Hell in a Cell” our hosts Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray break down the main event in which Cody Rhodes, with a completely torn pectoral muscle was somehow able to pull off an absolute classic match with Seth Rollins.  We break that match down completely.  Plus, we bring on Dr. David Chao, a surgeon who is an expert in sports injuries to provide terrific perspective on the nature and ramifications of Cody’s issues.  

Jun 06, 2022
'The Master's Class': Melissa Explains It All
On this special edition of The Master's Class, our masters Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer sit down with star of "Clarissa Explains it All" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" Melissa Joan Hart! Melissa and the guys discuss her deep-rooted wrestling fandom, bringing her children to the events, and how her current project, "Dirty Little Secret" may have been the most fun and challenging experience she has ever had.
Jun 05, 2022
Did MJF's Promo Backfire?

Bully Ray and Mark Henry have you covered on this Saturday edition of Busted Open.  The big topic?  Of course MJF's promo and what it meant for the industry - but in all it's brilliance, did it actually backfire and now hurt the AEW as MJF is now being cheered instead of being a true heel?  Plus the latest on CM Punk's injury and Riddle shines outside of Randy Orton.  

Jun 04, 2022
Thunder Rosa’s Busted Open Debut!

On this crazy edition of “Busted Open”, hosts Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry talk passionately about MJF and how relatable his incredible promo was on AEW Dynamite.  Then, they pick a fight with Hollywood actor Freddie Prinze Jr. for snubbing Mark in Los Angeles on Wednesday.  Plus, it’s the debut of, “The Thunder Hour” with AEW Women’s Champion, Thunder Rosa!  She’ll give all of the Nation her thoughts on her recent match with Serena Deeb, and a whole lot more!

Jun 03, 2022
MJF’s Legendary Promo on Dynamite

Reacting to the promo that has set the wrestling world on fire, hosts Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer have very different opinions on the ripple effect a moment like that can have on AEW and the entire wrestling industry.  Tommy shares first-hand anecdotes on the downfalls of that kind of mic work, while Dave heaps praise on MJF for becoming the best talker in the business today.

Jun 02, 2022
Scorpio Sky & NWA Updates

On today’s Busted Open, Dave LaGreca, Mickie James & Tommy Dreamer talk to AEW TNT Champion Scorpio Sky in a must listen interview about his career and where it is headed.  Plus, we get breaking news from both NWA Owner Billy Corgan and NWA World Heavyweight Champion Matt Cardona that will re-shape the landscape of their pay-per-view, “NWA Alwayz Ready”.

Jun 01, 2022
Hell in a Cell is Set

On today’s Busted Open we cover all of the action from last night’s Monday Night Raw which gets us all set for Hell in a Cell.  We’ll discuss Cody Rhodes and Seth Rollins being in the main event after last night’s terrific brawl, Bianca and Asuka having a strange match involving Becky Lynch, and The Judgement Day giving Rhea Ripley a new vibe.

May 31, 2022
CM Punk Becomes AEW Champion at Double or Nothing
On this episode of Busted Open, hosts Bully Ray and Dave LaGreca have got reactions to all the biggest matches and moments from AEW Double or Nothing including CM Punk becoming the new AEW World Champion, MJF showing up and then getting smashed by Wardlow, and the breakdown of both matches at the Owen Hart Cup Tournament.
May 30, 2022
'The Master's Class': Mental Health Awareness
In observance of Mental Health Awareness Month, our masters Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer sit down with Honor No More's Mike Bennett to discuss his struggles with drug addiction and mental health, how he has learned to lead a positive lifestyle, and his advice for those out there that are battling their own mental health issues every day.
May 29, 2022
CM Punk Fantasy Booking | The Young Bucks' Success

On this Saturday edition of the Busted Open podcast, hosts Bully Ray and Ryan McKinnell take a look at this week's AEW Double or Nothing through the lenses of a fantasy CM Punk booking? What do you want to see from CM Punk next? Plus, where the Young Bucks rank amongst other tag teams in history. And staying in the realm of tag team success, could we potentially see Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens join forces? 

May 28, 2022
Thunder Rosa Joins Busted Open & Ruby Soho!
Today we’ve got a massive announcement as AEW Women’s Champion and friend of the show, Thunder Rosa will be joining hosts Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry on Busted Open every week for an hour on Fridays. We celebrate and welcome her on the show! Plus, we’ve got an amazing interview with Ruby Soho as she prepares for one of the biggest matches of her career tonight on Rampage against Kris Statlander.
May 27, 2022
Dynamite & Hobbs

On today’s “Busted Open”, hosts Tommy Dreamer and Dave LaGreca react to AEW Dynamite from last night, specifically about Thunder Rosa, who gave an impassioned promo in the limited time she had on the microphone.  Plus, we bring on Powerhouse Hobbs, who prepares to win gold as he has a big tag team title match with his partner Ricky Starks at AEW Double or Nothing.

May 26, 2022
Starks & Swerve
On today’s “Busted Open”, hosts Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer bring on two awesome guests from AEW who are ready to talk about Dynamite tonight and Double or Nothing… and each other! First, we bring on FTW Champion Ricky Starks who has a match with our other guest, Swerve Strickland. Make sure you’re listening to the two of them talk some epic trash on their upcoming opponent.
May 25, 2022
Raw Inches Closer to Hell in a Cell

On today’s “Busted Open”, hosts Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer cover all the major topics from last night including the excellent promo from Riddle, who seems ready for a main event run.  We’ve also got analysis on Cody Rhodes’ night on Raw and how his story with Seth Rollins is progressing as we head toward “Hell in a Cell”.  And we’ll discuss the new #1 contender along with Asuka for the Raw Women’s title: Becky Lynch.

May 24, 2022
It’s All About the Bloodline
On today’s “Busted Open”, we discuss The Bloodline unifying the Raw and Smackdown Tag Team Championships. What did hosts Dave LaGreca and one of the greatest tag team wrestlers of all-time, Bully Ray, think of the match? Plus, the guys delve deep into the discussion of where this leaves Roman Reigns. Could he possibly be headed for a showdown with The Rock? Find out here.
May 23, 2022
'The Master's Class': Wrestling Walk Outs
Following the biggest story of the week involving Naomi and Sasha Banks abruptly leaving WWE, our masters Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Tommy Dreamer and Mark Henry discuss some of the most notable walk outs in wrestling history, and their lasting impact on both the company and the individual..
May 22, 2022
Sasha & Naomi Suspended while The Bloodline takes the Gold!

An absolutely stacked Busted Open Saturday as we find out that Sasha and Naomi have officially been suspended from the WWE this past week.  Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry break down the WWE's statements on the situation, and discuss whether it should be played out in public as it is.  Why wasn't this same reaction given to other wrestlers when they stepped away?  Also, the Bloodline captures the Tag Team titles thanks to the help of Roman Reigns.  And it was quite the week in pro wrestling - especially for AEW Dynamite!  

May 21, 2022
Tony Khan & the Sasha/Naomi Situation
It’s going to be explosive today on Busted as hosts Ryan McKinnell and Mark Henry first sit down with AEW CEO & President Tony Khan to preview tonight’s AEW Rampage and next week’s anniversary edition of Dynamite. Then, Justin Labar joins us to talk about the hot issues surrounding Stephanie McMahon, Naomi, Sasha Banks and all the turmoil in WWE. Make sure you’re ready for when The World’s Strongest Man Mark gives one of the world’s strongest takes on what he would do if he were in WWE.
May 20, 2022
Houston Dynamite

On this edition of Busted Open, we’ve got full coverage of AEW Dynamite from Houston as our hosts break down all the big moments from a memorable show.  We cover the excellent segment with Wardlow getting ten lashes from MJF, the Serena Deeb promo that may not have put the champion Thunder Rosa in the best light, and the Jericho Appreciation Society having a war of words with the BCC.

May 19, 2022
The Walk Out Heard Round the World

On this edition of Busted Open, we continue to cover Sasha Banks and Naomi, and the ramifications of their walk out.  Our hosts Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer and Mickie James talk passionately about their own experiences and how they can relate to these two superstars.  Plus, Renee Paquette stops by, as she too shares perspective on the situation that has the wrestling world abuzz.  

May 18, 2022
Sasha Banks and Naomi Walk Out!
On this edition of Busted Open, we cover Sasha Banks and Naomi, who allegedly left WWE just minutes after Monday Night Raw went on the air last night. We hit this topic from every controversial angle, and the ripple effect it has on everyone involved in the situation. We’ll also have WWE Hall of Famer “Road Dogg” on to give his perspective, and his comments are sure to have the wrestling world talking.
May 17, 2022
The Juice is Loose & "Young Rock"
On this edition of Busted Open, Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray are joined by actor Brett Azar, who plays the Iron Sheik on the hit TV show, "Young Rock". Plus, off the heels of NJPW's Capital Collision, the guys react and break down the main event where Juice Robinson defeated Jon Moxley, Will Ospreay, and Hiroshi Tanahashi to become the new IWGP US Champion.
May 16, 2022
"The Master's Class': Revival of Tag Teams
On this edition of Busted Open: "The Master's Class", our masters Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer and Mickie James dive deep inside the art of tag team wrestling. And joining them to do so is the best tag team in professional wrestling today, FTR! Dax Harwood and Cash Wheeler also share their insights on the match they put together against each other on a recent edition of AEW Dynamite. There's a ton to be learned from 6-Star FTR.
May 15, 2022
The Rise or Ruin of Rousey?

Ryan McKinnell and Bully Ray have you set for this edition of Busted Open Saturday!   Ronda Rousey gets the title - but what does this really mean for her?  Will fans finally accept her? Do they already?  Plus what is next for The Bloodline and where does Roman Reigns sit as far as WWE greats?  And if it's a Saturday you know we have your Weekly Winner for the best show that was in wrestling this past week! 

May 14, 2022
Shawn Spears & Tony Khan
On this edition of Busted Open, we bring on two incredible interviews from the world of AEW. First, Shawn Spears joins hosts Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry to talk about his ongoing issues with AEW’s fastest-rising star, Wardlow. Spears is very outspoken in his dislike for the man who has become so popular. Then, it’s Tony Time, as AEW CEO & President Tony Khan reacts to Wednesday’s Dynamite from Long Island, and previews tonight’s Rampage.
May 13, 2022
Dynamite on Long Island

On this edition of Busted Open, we discuss all the big stories from AEW Dynamite including MJF and Wardlow.  Hosts Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer actually get some perspective of MJF from someone who knows him better than anyone else in the world, his own mother.  Plus, we talk about the upcoming AEW World Heavyweight Championship match between CM Punk and “Hangman” Adam Page, for the rights not only to the title, but also to be come the face of AEW.

May 12, 2022
Mickie James’ Backlash & Tony Khan

On this edition of Busted Open, we get Mickie James’ take on the incredible I Quit Match featuring Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey from WrestleMania Backlash in which a new Smackdown Women’s Champion was crowned.  Plus, Mickie, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer interview AEW CEO & President Tony Khan for the first time as a trio prior to a stacked week of AEW Dynamite and AEW Rampage.

May 11, 2022
Raw & Adam Cole… Bay-Bay!

On this edition of Busted Open, we react to Monday Night Raw from last night which featured Rhea Ripley officially joining The Judgement Day with Edge and Damian Priest.  Hosts Dave LaGreca and Hall of Famer Bully Ray discuss her first promo and her need to stick to this new persona.  Plus, AEW’s Adam Cole joins us to talk about how much he is enjoying being a part of AEW, as well as working with his closest friends and loved ones.

May 10, 2022
WrestleMania Backlash
On this edition of Busted Open, we react to WWE’s special live event, “WrestleMania Backlash”. Hosts Dave LaGreca and Hall of Famer Bully Ray discuss the incredible night that was including Cody Rhodes taking on Seth “Freaking” Rollins in a rematch of their WrestleMania classic. Plus we breakdown head of the table Roman Reigns and the rightful place he has ascended to with the annals of WWE.
May 09, 2022
'The Master's Class': 80s Influencers
On this edition of "The Master's Class", our masters Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Tommy Dreamer and Mark Henry discuss which wrestlers that plied their trade in the 1980s had the greatest influence, and gave the best advice to each one of them. Some of their selections may surprise you!
May 08, 2022
Scorpio Sky's Role & The Bloodline's Next Challenge

We have another Saturday edition of the Busted Open podcast with a new duo Andreas Hale and Mark Henry! First the hosts discuss the developing role of Scorpio Sky. Is he on the edge of being a babyface? And what's the latest on The Bloodline's feud with RK-Mc-Bro? Find out how the guys see this feud playing out at WrestleMania Backlash. Plus, Weekly Winner! 

May 07, 2022
A Real Episode
This edition of Busted Open definitely keeps it real. First, hosts Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry discuss the real change in attitude in AEW Champion “Hangman” Adam Page and why this new tone is appropriate for the fans to hear. Plus, no one is more honest in pro wrestling than “The Real One” nZo, he talks with the guys about his life, the life of a young friend who passed away, and the life-saving events of one of his closest friends, W. Morrissey.
May 06, 2022
Wardlow & The Snake

On today’s Busted Open, hosts Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer react to last night’s AEW Dynamite by talking about their biggest star in the making, Wardlow.  Plus, continuing 80s week, we bring on Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts for a in-depth look inside the mind of one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time.

May 05, 2022
Mickie James' Busted Open Debut

We’ve got a new host and exciting guests!  On today’s Busted Open, we welcome in the bone-breaker, the heart-breaker, Mickie James as one of the new hosts of our show!  And to greet her, we bring on the best tag team in the world, FTR, for a revealing and instructional interview on tag team wrestling.  Then, we’ve got one of Mickie’s arch-rivals, Deonna Purrazzo, who shares some insight on how far along her career has come.

May 04, 2022
Massive Wildfire Announcement

On today’s show, we’ve got an incredible announcement regarding a new host of Busted Open, Mickie James! She’ll be joining our show permanently on Wednesday’s, and she joins hosts Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray to talk about it.  Plus, we bring on Tommy “Wildfire” to reminisce on the good old days and share his insane stories from the 80s.

May 03, 2022
Beefcake & Birthday Cake
On today’s Busted Open, hosts Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray are joined by WWE Hall of Famer, Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake for a first time ever on the show to talk the upcoming 80's Wrestlecon event. Also, the guys celebrate The Rock today on his 50th birthday by discussing their top favorite Rock matches and moments. In true fashion when it comes to Dave's Power Rankings, he and Bully don't always meet eye to eye...
May 02, 2022
'The Master's Class': Master's Draft
On this episode of "The Master's Class" our hosts Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Bully Ray, and Tommy Dreamer each pick a male, female, tag team and young gun wrestler that they would want if they were starting their own wrestling territory.
May 01, 2022
Big Changes for the Tag Team Titles

Ryan McKinnell & Bully Ray have you covered for today's Busted Open Saturday!  RK-Bro will now be part of a 6 man tag team unification match for the titles -but why did WWE suddenly change from what the original plan was just a few weeks ago?  Also the WWE has released more wrestlers - Bully gives them advice as to how they can still compete and get another opportunity at a different organization or promotion.  Plus, your Weekly Winner for the best Wrestling show of the week!

Apr 30, 2022
Serena Deeb & Tony Khan

On today’s Busted Open we’ve got two interviews from the world of AEW.  Serena Deeb joins hosts Dave LaGreca and Hall of Famer Mark Henry for the first time to discuss her recent Philly Street Fight on Dynamite as well as who she has influenced on the rest of the roster.  Then, it’s “Tony Time” as AEW CEO & President sits down with our guys to reflect on this week’s Dynamite and look ahead to tonight’s Rampage.

Apr 29, 2022
Happy 13th Birthday Busted Open!

It’s our 13th birthday and we’re in a celebratory mood!  Hosts Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer discuss their favorite memories and how far the show has come over the last 13 years.  Plus, we look back at last night’s AEW Dynamite and review the main event: The ladder match which produced a new AEW TNT Champion!

Apr 28, 2022
Tony Khan & Tag Team Turmoil

On a fun-filled Wednesday, Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer break down which tag teams had the best rivalry of after a split, in anticipation of FTR facing off against each other on Wednesday’s Dynamite, as well as the breaking news that IInspriration has decided to indefinitely retire from in-ring competition.  Plus, we bring on AEW CEO & President Tony Khan who fills us in on what is sure to be an unforgettable edition of AEW tonight.

Apr 27, 2022
Orton’s History & The Return of Asuka

Reacting to last night’s Monday Night Raw, hosts Dave LaGreca and Hall of Famer Bully Ray hotly debate Randy Orton’s place in history as well as the big question:  Who is the rightful all-time World Championship record holder? Plus we react to the return of Asuka, and how she used in her return facing off with Becky Lynch.

Apr 26, 2022
Power Rankings Outrage
Coming off a fantastic week of wrestling, Dave LaGreca has a weekly power rankings list that Tommy Dreamer has an issue with, and the result as usual: arguments and pure entertainment. Plus, we welcome Tom Hannifan to Busted Open. Tom was on the call of Impact’s “Rebellion” on Saturday night, and gives his reaction to an amazing card as well as what he has unlearned in his time away from WWE.
Apr 25, 2022
'The Master's Class': Lord of the Ring
When you think of a "master' of professional wrestling, one of the first names that should come to mind is William Regal. On this edition of "The Master's Class" our hosts Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry sit down with the legend to discuss the kinds of intricate details of this incredible lifestyle that you can't get anywhere else.
Apr 24, 2022
The Viper's Incredible Legacy

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry host this Saturday edition of Busted Open - where the two have plenty to talk about!  First up, Ronda Rousey - what is her future?  Mark says that WWE creative needs Ronda to just be Ronda and allow her to talk as she wants, with what she wants to say and to let her just be herself.  Also, the Viper himself, Randy Orton celebrates 20 years of an incredible wrestling legacy within the WWE and beyond.  Where does he stand amongst the all time greats?  

Apr 23, 2022
Scott D'Amore & Tony Khan
Hosts Ryan McKinnell and Tommy Dreamer are privileged to be joined by two Presidents on today's podcast! IMPACT EVP Scott D'Amore talks all thing IMPACT Wrestling ahead of their big "Rebellion" pay-per-view airing this weekend. Also, AEW's President and owner, Tony Khan, hops on for his weekly 'Tony Time' segment following his announcement of the NJPW/AEW PPV and previews what we'll be seeing on AEW Rampage tonight.
Apr 22, 2022
Kyle O’Reilly & Josh Alexander
We’re coming at you today with two exciting interviews with hosts Ryan McKinnell and the innovator of violence, Tommy Dreamer. First, AEW star Kyle O’Reilly joins the show to reflect on his enormous win over Jungle Boy on AEW Dynamite. Then, we welcome Josh Alexander to Busted Open, as we look ahead to the biggest match of his career for the Impact World Championship at “Rebellion”.
Apr 21, 2022
Raquel Rodriguez & Rob Van Dam
We’ve got two incredible interviews on today’s “Busted Open”. First, Friday Night’s newest superstar, Raquel Rodriguez joins Hall of Famer Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer for an in-depth look at the path her career has gone to get to Smackdown, and where it is going. Plus we bring on Mr. Monday Night himself, Rob Van Dam, to educate us on this happy occasion of April 20th, and share some special memories of his WWE Hall of Fame induction.
Apr 20, 2022
Cody’s Big Night & The New Brood?
On today’s “Busted Open” Podcast, hosts WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer breakdown everything from last night’s Monday Night Raw, which include more big matches and moments for Cody Rhodes. They also dive deep on the new faction that includes Edge Damian Priest and discuss the connection with Star Wars, and potential formation of a new brood.
Apr 19, 2022
AEW Battle of the Belts 2
On today’s Busted Open, hosts Ryan McKinnell and Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down the big matches from Saturday’s “Battle of the Belts 2” event from AEW, including Sammy Guevara turning heel and becoming TNT Champion for a third time, as well as an excellent promo from “All Ego” Ethan Page. Plus, we talk about Jonathan Gresham and Dalton Castle’s exciting battle for the ROH World Championship and the post-match appearance from the lightning rod known as Satnam Singh.
Apr 18, 2022
'The Master's Class': Breakout Moments
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Following the breakout performance from Wheeler Yuta recently on AEW Dynamite, our master's; Dave, Bully, Tommy, and Mark discuss the reasons behind their favorite breakout moments, and share their personal experiences on the time they finally "made it".
Apr 17, 2022
Charlotte Flair Deserves More

Ryan Mckinnell & Bully Ray have you ready to go on this Saturday edition of Busted Open. Charlotte Flair has become the top female wrestler in the world - what's next for her?  Also will Ronda Rousey get someone to step in and help her on the microphone - almost in a managerial Paul Heyman type role? AEW Rampage does a Texas Death Match - did it go over on the crowd though after just having one a few weeks ago?

Apr 16, 2022
Toni & Tony
On today’s Busted Open, we have two can’t miss interviews. First, hosts Dave LaGreca and Hall of Famer Mark Henry talk to AEW’s Toni Storm about life after WWE and how she ended up leaving the promotion where she became famous. Plus it’s Tony Time as AEW President and CEO Tony Khan joins Busted Open to discuss the upcoming weekend’s AEW cards, and also looking back at a mistake he made on AEW Dynamite that left everyone shaking their heads.
Apr 15, 2022
QT Marshall & The Good Brothers
On today’s Busted Open, we have a couple of excellent interviews. First, hosts Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer talk to AEW’s QT Marshall about his career path and how hard he’s had to work to attain his goals. Then our hosts welcome The Good Brothers live and in-person, for a hilarious appearance that is not to be missed!
Apr 14, 2022
25th Anniversary of “ECW Barely Legal”
Happy 25th Anniversary to ECW’s 1st ever Pay-Per-View, “Barely Legal”! Our hosts Dave LaGreca, along with ECW Originals Tommy Dreamer and Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down the inner workings, and some never heard before stories from the historic and groundbreaking event. It’s a terrific listen as Bully and Tommy take you behind the scenes of a moment in time that almost never took place, and one which still inspires professional wrestling today.
Apr 13, 2022
Cody Rhodes and the Blue Light Special
On today’s “Busted Open” Podcast, hosts Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down the hits from last night’s Monday Night Raw, which include star treatment for Cody Rhodes and his excellent match The Miz. But they also breakdown the misses, including the very confusing match with AJ Styles and Damian Priest, and how perhaps for the first time in Monday Night Raw history, a match ended because of a change in lighting.
Apr 12, 2022
Do you want interviews with two of the biggest names in “sports entertainment”? Well we’ve got that for you today as Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer cut it up with AEW’s Chris Jericho to talk about the reinvention of his body and his character. Then, Cody Rhodes joins “Busted Open” to talk about the newest chapter of his career, back where he started in WWE.
Apr 11, 2022
'The Master's Class': Best WrestleMania Entrances

After an incredible two nights of WrestleMania, our masters; Dave LaGreca, Tommy Dreamer, Bully Ray, and Mark Henry discuss their favorite WrestleMania entrances from across the decades, and then discuss Cody Rhodes from WrestleMania and what his future might look like now that the American Nightmare is back in WWE!

Apr 10, 2022
Yuta goes on a Rampage

It's the Hall of Fame and Pain today as Bully Ray and Mark Henry have you covered for all things in professional wrestling.  The guys are talking about the upcoming storylines being developed in the first week since WrestleMania - what do we like, what do we not like so far?  Also we see the return of Lacey Evans on Smackdown - and she is no longer a heel!  Over on the AEW front,  Ring of Honor's new champion Wheeler Yuta steps in to face Jon Moxley.  And as always because it is Saturday, we deliver Weekly Winner!

Apr 09, 2022
Wheeler Yuta & Tony Khan
In an incredible episode of “Busted Open”, Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Mark Henry sit down with one of the brightest young stars in wrestling today, Wheeler Yuta, in anticipation of the biggest match of his career on AEW Rampage against Jon Moxley. Plus, we bring on AEW CEO and President Tony Khan, who breaks some exciting news and previews tonight’s episode of Rampage as well as this weekends “Battle of the Belts 2”.
Apr 08, 2022
Tag Team Dynamite
Reacting to the incredible edition of AEW Dynamite, Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer discuss one of the most epic televised tag matches between the Young Bucks and FTR which had fans buzzing. Plus, we talk about the debut of newly signed Samoa Joe, and an awesome opening match between Christian Cage and Adam Cole.
Apr 07, 2022
A Turning Point for NXT
After a week of great action from NXT, Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer say goodbye to a founding member of the original member of NXT in Tommaso Ciampa, as Tommy has a hot take on what his next move might be. Plus, we cover the future of NXT: Who might be leaving for the main roster? And who might be next for Bron Breakker after an incredible match with Gunther?
Apr 06, 2022
Cody Rhodes’ Raw Return
Reacting to the Monday Night Raw after WrestleMania, Bully Ray and Dave LaGreca breakdown the biggest storylines including Cody Rhodes’ return to Raw and his first time speaking on WWE television in 6 years. Our Busted Open hosts speculate on how the promo set the tone for the show and where the story might be headed going forward. Plus, Bully Ray and Dave have strong opinions on the effectiveness of the new alliance between Edge and his new partner, Damian Priest, and they are ready to share them with the Busted Open nation.
Apr 05, 2022
WrestleMania Wrap-Up
After a Stupendous Weekend in Dallas for Wrestlemania 38, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray react and break down the biggest matches and moments from both nights of "The spectacle of the immortals." The guys break down the moments they thought were the most memorable, including the WWE return of Cody Rhodes, the in-ring return of Stone Cold Steve Austin, and the main event of night 2 between Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar.
Apr 04, 2022
Dave's Wrestlemania Night 2 Reactions
Night number two of Wrestlemania 38 is in the books and Dave LaGreca shares his reactions to the end of this epic weekend. He covers the start of the show with Triple H, the "anything goes" match between Knoxville and Sami Zayn, Vince McMahon in the ring with Stone Cold, Roman Reigns' main event defeat of Brock Lesnar and so much more. Was this truly the most STUPENDOUS Wrestlemania weekend? Listen to Dave's thoughts now!
Apr 04, 2022
The Roast of Dave LaGreca

The time has come for Dave LaGreca to get roasted on the Busted Open WrestleMania Party! From Texas Live in Dallas, Roast Master Zac Amico packed some punches for Dave and our roasters. The dais include Tommy Dreamer, Tasha Steelz, Mark Henry, Ron Funches, Nick Aldis, Bully Ray, and a surprise Roaster! Dave has his rebuttal at the end of the roast, and it's straight fire!

Apr 03, 2022
Dave's Wrestlemania Night 1 Reactions
Dave LaGreca shares his thoughts on an incredible night one of WrestleMania 38. He covers the debut of “The American Nightmare” Cody Rhodes, the final match of Stone Cold Steve Austin’s career, the terrific match between Bianca Belair and Becky Lynch and a lot more. Dave also gives respect to the over 1000 fans who came out to the Busted Open Party earlier in the day.
Apr 03, 2022
Busted Open's WrestleMania 38 Party!

Ahead of WrestleMania 38; Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Tommy Dreamer & Mark Henry are LIVE from Texas Live! in Arlington Texas. The guys get the 'Nation' ready for WrestleMania with special guests; WWE Hall of Famer Diamond Dallas Page, NWA's Kamille & AEW's Lance Archer. They discuss what they're looking forward to most from the biggest weekend in pro-wrestling, PLUS, discuss The Undertaker's Hall of Fame induction. 

Apr 02, 2022
The Undertaker's Legacy Continues in the HOF!

Ryan McKinnell & Jonathan Hood preview all things WrestleMania in this episode of the Busted Open podcast.  But of course, one of the main topics is that The Undertaker - finally has his place in the WWE Hall of Fame.  Ryan and Jonathon talk about  the Undertaker's legacy and what made him so unique to captivate the audience for literally decades. Also, who will win between Roman Reigns and Brock Lesnar?  Tune in to get the Busted Open picks!

Apr 02, 2022
Wrestlemania 'Round the Corner
Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry give their flowers today to The Undertaker. Mark shares how important The Deadman was to his career and others & gets your ready for what is to be an emotional WWE Hall of Fame Ceremony tonight. Also, Just a day before Wrestlemania kicks off in Texas, Ryan & Mark give their expectations and picks for the Kevin Owens-Stone Cold Steve Austin moment and the Brock Lesar vs. Roman Reigns main event.
Apr 01, 2022
Jay Lethal & Bianca Belair
Reacting to an incredible AEW Dynamite, Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer converse with Jay Lethal about his stellar match the prior night with Jon Moxley and his upcoming match at ROH Super Card of Honor. We also cover Toni Storm’s debut in AEW as well as Thunder Rosa’s promo on Dynamite that had much of social media talking. Plus, as we are just 2 days away from the start of WrestleMania weekend, Bianca Belair stops by to fill us in on her huge match with Becky Lynch at the “Showcase of the Immortals”.
Mar 31, 2022
Jimmy Smith and Tony Time
As we creep ever closer to WrestleMania weekend, Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer welcome Fight Nation Host and Monday Night Raw Play-By-Play Announcer, Jimmy Smith to Busted Open, as he gives his thoughts on what will be his first call of WrestleMania. And just because its WrestleMania season doesn’t mean we can’t have a little Tony Time. AEW CEO & President Tony Khan joins the show and as he often does, reveals some breaking news for tonight’s AEW Dynamite that you won’t want to miss!
Mar 30, 2022
Pat McAfee and WrestleMania Predictions
Reacting to the Monday Night Raw before WrestleMania, Bully Ray has a lot to get off his chest on where the Charlotte Flair and Ronda Rousey match deserves to be positioned on the WrestleMania card on night number one. Plus, Pat McAfee joins the show for an incredible interview in the lead up to his big ‘Mania match with Austin Theory. Pat shares his thoughts on what the moment he steps through the curtain will be like and takes stock in how much he has accomplished thus far in his life.
Mar 29, 2022
Celebrating the Game & Skid Row
We kick off WrestleMania week by looking back at the career at one of the greatest to ever perform, Triple H, as he announced in an emotional interview with Stephen A. Smith on Friday that his medical issues have forced him to retire. Plus, Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray sit down with Dave “Snake” Sabo as they discuss Skid Row’s new single, as well as get Snake’s thoughts on the upcoming WrestleMania.
Mar 28, 2022
Squared Circle Squad Goals
Busted Open celebrates Women's History Month in this roundtable special featuring three best friends who happen to be some of the most prominent female pro wrestlers in the industry today. Dave LaGreca is joined by AEW's Britt Baker, IMPACT Wrestling's Deonna Purrazzo and Chelsea Green who discuss maintaining friendships through career changes, their female inspirations, and the realities of being women in the pro wrestling industry.
Mar 27, 2022
What's next for Triple H?

Ryan McKinnell & Andreas Hale take a look into the legacy and career of Triple H - who announced that he will be retiring from in ring performance. They say that Triple H - one of the greatest to ever do it, should be inducted into the Hall of Fame individually, not just as part of Degeneration X.  Ryan and Andreas also take a look back at some of his greatest moments, feuds, and matches throughout his life.  Also - we are just one week away from WrestleMania and the guys preview the lead up to it in Weekly Winner!

Mar 26, 2022
Ricky Starks & DDP
The next guest for the WrestleMania Busted Open Party is announced and… it’s me. It’s me. It’s DDP! Diamond Dallas Page joins Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer on a “Falls Count Anywhere Friday” to announce to the Busted Open Nation that he will be joining us in Dallas, plus he shares can’t miss stories of his time with Scott Hall over the years. Then, AEW FTW Champion Ricky Starks joins the crew to discuss his upcoming appearance on tonight’s Rampage and so much more!
Mar 25, 2022
Undertaker’s Dynamite Birthday Bash

We are in a celebratory mood as we revel in today being the birthday of The Undertaker!  Hear a never before told story from Tommy Dreamer about how the phenom transforms himself into the character we all know and love – even in the strangest of settings.  Plus, Dave LaGreca and Tommy react to the hits of last night’s AEW Dynamite with a terrific Tornado Tag Team Match, as well as the misses including Thunder Rosa in her first appearance since winning the AEW Women’s Championship.

Mar 24, 2022
Tony and the Ref
Just a few hours before AEW Dynamite, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk with AEW CEO & President Tony Khan about what to expect on tonight’s show, plus what we can expect from Ring of Honor during WrestleMania weekend. The guys also speak to one of the most respected people in AEW, referee Aubrey Edwards. Aubrey shares her story, what being a female referee means in today’s landscape, as well as her commitment to her job during the violent AEW Women’s Championship match involving a steel cage and thumbtacks.
Mar 23, 2022
Glass Shattered

On the penultimate Raw before WrestleMania, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down the events of last night’s show.  Kevin Owens opens the night with the familiar “glass shattering”, but dupes the fans who thought it was Stone Cold Steve Austin.  We dissect the master at work… Plus we speculate on just who Seth Rollins could possibly face at WrestleMania as we inch ever closer to showcase of the immortals!

Mar 22, 2022
Alwayz Victorious
After a controversial victory at NWA's Crockett Cup last night, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray speak to the retaining NWA World's Champion Matt Cardona. The guys react with Matt and he gives his thoughts on the match and what's next for him and the "Ten Pounds of Gold." Plus, Wrestlemania Season is heating up, and Dave & Bully break down one of Wrestlemania's main events between Charlotte and Ronda Rousey. How do Dave & Bully feel about this blood feud, especially after this past Friday Night Smackdown? Find out now.
Mar 21, 2022
'The Master's Class': Best of Scott Hall
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: In this week's edition of The Master's Class, Dave, Mark, Tommy and Bully look back and honor the life of Scott Hall. The guys share their favorite moments of Scott's pro wrestling career from his early AWA days to his run as Razor Ramon in the WWE and to his WCW tenure as a major staple of the NWO. Plus, the guys also share stories they have of Scott Hall and discuss his influence to the world of pro wrestling.
Mar 20, 2022
The Hardy's Redefine Their Legacy

Ryan McKinnell and Bully Ray have you covered on this Saturday edition of Busted Open.  The Hardy Boyz are back at it - this time at AEW, where Bully says they are continuing to add to their legacy.  Also, Brock Lesnar is doing his best work with Roman Reigns and Paul Heyman - but could there be a surprise coming? 

Mar 19, 2022
Tony, Tony, Thunder Time!

Dave LaGreca and The World's Strongest Man Mark Henry break down Thunder Rosa's championship win, and Mark explains how everyone behind the scenes reacted at AEW Dynamite. Also, Dave has a bone to pick and calls out a certain commentator Plus, It's Tony Time with AEW's Owner & President Tony Khan, and previews AEW Rampage and has something to say about an upcoming show Wrestlemania Weekend for his new acquisition.

Mar 18, 2022
A New Champ & A Debuting Champ
After a historic steel cage main event match at AEW Dynamite: St. Patrick's Day Slam, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer react and breakdown the match between Dr. Britt Baker DMD and the NEW AEW Women's Champion Thunder Rosa. Plus, The Flava has arrived as IMPACT Knockouts Champion Tasha Steelz guests hosts for the first time ever with Dave & Tommy and she is definitely a must listen!
Mar 17, 2022
Thunder Rosa & Chris Jericho
Just a few hours before AEW's St. Patrick's Day Slam, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer have a heartfelt conversation with Thunder Rosa who will be competing in a steel cage tonight for the AEW Women's Championship. The guys also speak to Chris Jericho, and he breaks down what to expect tonight in AEW, as well as what to expect for Talk is Jericho on SiriusXM Fight Nation and his upcoming Fozzy concert tour. Plus, Dave & Tommy announce all the details for Busted Open's Wrestlemania Party happening on April 2nd.
Mar 16, 2022
One More for "The Bad Guy" Scott Hall

Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer come together to pay tribute and honor WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall who passed away last night.  The guys share personal memories of Scott, as well as what he meant to the pro wresting world, inside and outside of the ring.  Also, the guys react to the main event of Monday Night RAW, where Kevin Owens defeated Seth Rollins in a stipulation match that Dave said should have never taken place.

Mar 15, 2022
Sending Love to Scott Hall & Family
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray give a lot of hope, love, and prayers to Scott Hall & his family and friends after Kevin Nash updated the world about "The Bad Guy's" condition. They share their thoughts, as well as stories and memories of Scott Hall/Razor Ramon. Plus, The Nation chimes in as they share their moments with Scott Hall and how he impacted their lives and fandoms.
Mar 14, 2022
'The Master's Class': Biggest Wrestlemania Returns
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: With news of Stone Cold Steve Austin officially being at WWE Wrestlemania 38 this year, the guys tackle the question - what are some of the biggest Wrestlemania returns of all time? Dave, Mark, Tommy and Bully give their picks and break down their reasoning as to what they believe to be the most influential return on the biggest stage of them all.
Mar 13, 2022
Painfully Fat and Furious

It is a jam packed Saturday edition of Busted Open today - where not only do we have the Hall of Fame and Pain with Bully Ray and Mark Henry, but Tommy Dreamer calls in as well to give his take on the week that was.  Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair heats up, Brock Lesnar chases after Paul Heyman, while Swerve Strickland makes his AEW debut!  Also, the guys discuss the Hardy Boyz reuniting and how it went over with the fans!

Mar 12, 2022
A Regal Tony Time!

Dave LaGreca & The World's Strongest Man Mark Henry dive in on William Regal's AEW Debut and the faction he is starting with Bryan Danielson and Jon Moxley. Who should be a part of this historic group? Dave and Mark list who they think should be under the tutelage of William Regal. Plus, It's "Tony Time" with AEW Owner & President Tony Khan. The guys recap every big moment and debut from AEW Dynamite with Tony Khan, and preview what we will see tonight at AEW Rampage. Also, Tony gives a preview to the major matches we will see next Wednesday on AEW's "St. Patrick's Day Slam" especially the steel cage match between Thunder Rosa and Dr. Britt Baker DMD.

Mar 11, 2022
Jeff Hardy is All Elite!

Off the heels of an action-packed AEW Dynamite from start to finish, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer react to The Hardy Boyz reuniting. What's next for Matt & Jeff Hardy and what heights can we see them reach in AEW? Dave and Tommy break it down. Also, the guys share their thoughts on Scorpio Sky winning the TNT Championship in the main event. Plus, Dave & Tommy give their expectations for the rubber match between Thunder Rosa and Britt Baker happening next week inside a steel cage at AEW Dynamite: St. Patrick's Day Slam.

Mar 10, 2022
Dynamite promises to be a Stunner
It's Official! We will see Kevin Owens and Steve Austin at Wrestlemania 38, and Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer are reacting to this huge news. The guys also ponder on how big a Wrestlemania moment this will be and if we will see Stone Cold wrestle in the ring. Plus, fresh off a historic Revolution PPV, AEW Owner & President Tony Khan shares his thoughts on the successful event and breaks some news about the AEW Dynamite we will see tonight.
Mar 09, 2022
International Women's Day with Gail Kim

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray react to RK-Bro winning the RAW Tag Team Championship. The guys analyze Randy Orton's role as a mentor to Riddle and determine if this run of The Viper is the most fun Randy's had in his 20 years with the WWE. Plus, IMPACT Hall of Famer Gail Kim talks IMPACT Sacrifice, Tasha Steelz becoming the new Knockouts Champion, and transitioning from the locker room to the management side of IMPACT.

Mar 08, 2022
Revolution and Sacrifice
The Fat N The Furious are back together as Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer recap the action-packed AEW Revolution. The guys share their thoughts on last night, especially the Eddie Kingston-Chris Jericho match and Moxley vs. Danielson. Also, Bully & Tommy react to William Regal being All Elite and making Moxley & Danielson shake hands. Plus, The Fat N the Furious break down IMPACT Sacrifice and Tasha Steelz wnning the Knockouts Championship.
Mar 07, 2022
'The Master's Class': Biggest Wrestlemania Matches
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Brock Lesnar vs. Roman Reigns at Mania this year is being coined as WWE's "Biggest Wrestlemania Match Ever" but...is that a true statement? Dave, Mark and Tommy discuss some of the matches they believe to be the biggest in WWE Wrestlemania history and the influence that those matches have had on the pro wrestling industry to this day.
Mar 06, 2022
Ricochet Wins Gold & Pat McAfee shines!

Ryan McKinnell & Bully Ray have YOU all set for AEW Revolution as well as the week that was in wrestling.  Ricochet surprises Smackdown fans by winning the Intercontinental Championship on Smackdown - is he finally getting a well deserved push?  CM Punk and MJF are offering a masterclass in how two great wrestlers get the job done both in the ring wrestling as well as with their promo work.  

Mar 05, 2022
McAfee Interviews McMahon

The Hall of Fame & Pain are back as Mark Henry & Bully Ray react to Vince McMahon's interview on The Pat McAfee Show. The guys give their two cents on Vince's thoughts on Wrestlemania 38, the WWE Hall of Fame, and beyond. Plus, Bully and Mark share some Vince stories of their own!

Mar 04, 2022
Ring of Honor & Bullet Club's Future

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer process the major announcement of Tony Khan purchasing Ring of Honor. They give their thoughts on what the future of ROH looks like and break down the impact that ROH can bring to the world of pro wrestling under Tony Khan's vision. Plus, the leader of the Bullet Club Jay White talks IMPACT Sacrifice, The state of the Bullet Club, AEW, and New Japan Pro Wrestling.

Mar 03, 2022
Jeff Jarrett & Tony Khan
Dave La Greca & Tommy Dreamer have a star-studded episode today! First, WWE Hall of Famer Jeff Jarrett joins the show and discusses the upcoming NWA Crockett Cup and his involvement with the Main Event between NWA World's Champion Matt Cardona defending his title against Nick Aldis. Also, just a few hours before a major announcement on Dynamite, AEW Owner & President Tony Khan gives a tease of what we will see tonight on TBS.
Mar 02, 2022
Samoa Joe brings the edge

After Edge attacks AJ Styles last night on RAW, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer analyze how huge the match between The Rated R Superstar and The Phenomenal One will be at Wrestlemania 38. They also react to Finn Balor winning the US Title and Damian Priest's attack afterwards. Plus, Samoa Joe joins in as a guest host and gives his thoughts on the rumors of a Vince McMahon vs. Pat McAfee match at Wrestlemania and shares a hilarious Tommy Dreamer road story that you just can't miss!

Mar 01, 2022
The Boss back in the ring?
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray react to the rumors of Vince McMahon being involved in a feud with Pat McAfee for Wrestlemania 38. The guys give their insights on how they would like to see Vince vs. Pat unfold. Dave also gives his Pro Wrestling Power Rankings - the top 5 wrestlers of the week. Plus, Bully gives his honest assessment on Cesaro and where he thinks we should see the Swiss Cyborg in the next chapter of his career.
Feb 28, 2022
'The Master's Class': Underutilized & Better Recognize Part 2
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave, Tommy and Mark tackle the question - who are some of the most underutilized female pro wrestlers in the business? The guys give their picks and discuss why the value these talented ladies have to their companies and the industry is so significant. Listen now!
Feb 27, 2022
Two Belts Become One

On this episode of Busted Open, Bully Ray and Mark Henry talk about Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns gearing up to unify the WWE Championships into one at WrestleMania.  Also two great promos and rivalries in the AEW - CM Punk and MJF, as well as Eddie Kingston and Chris Jericho.  The legends teach the next generation in wrestling and the promo game.  Finally, a weekly winner that gives high praise for the best wrestling show of the week!

Feb 26, 2022
Limitless Opportunities for Cesaro

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry react to the news of Cesaro parting ways with WWE after more than a decade of being in the company. The guys fantasy book Cesaro and figure out what would be the best next chapter for the Swiss Cyborg. Plus, one of AEW's new signees, The "Limitless" Keith Lee joins this episode and speaks on his journey from becoming a free agent to seeing thousands surprised as he walked out the tunnel at AEW Dynamite.

Feb 25, 2022
Killer Promos on AEW Dynamite
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer give their reactions to two memorable promos from AEW Dynamite delivered by MJF and Eddie Kingston. Plus, one of MLW's new signees Killer Kross joins this episode and talks about MLW and how his life and career has been since moving on from WWE.
Feb 24, 2022
Busted Open goes Hardcore Country
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer have a special guest host today, and it's IMPACT Knockouts Champion Mickie James. This awesome trio covers a lot of ground today, starting with NXT 2.0's Main Event between Dolph Ziggler & Tommaso Ciampa. Next, Mickie & the guys discuss female talents' progression to the main event and have a deep conversation about The Women's Evolution in the world of pro wrestling. Plus, Mickie gives her female Mount Rushmore of Pro Wrestling and her all-time Mount Rushmore. Listen in to see who made her list!
Feb 23, 2022
Challenges for Lesnar & Edge
After a Monday Night RAW on the Road to Wrestlemania 38, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down the biggest moments from Brock Lesnar's promo to Edge's open challenge. Who does Dave & Bully think should be Edge's Wrestlemania opponent? Plus, WWE is having a live event at Madison Square Garden, and Brock Lesnar will be defending his WWE Championship. The guys explain the value and significance of a show at the Mecca of Sports & Entertainment and share their expectations for Saturday March 5th.
Feb 22, 2022
The Expressway to WrestleMania 38

After an action packed Elimination Chamber, we are on the expressway to Wrestlemania 38 and Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap the matches and moments from Saturday afternoon. The guys also navigate the Road to Wrestlemania 38 with Brock Lesnar being the new WWE Champion. Plus, Dave & Bully lay out how The Undertaker should be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame directly after Smackdown on the last stop before Wrestlemania.

Feb 21, 2022
'The Master's Class': Underutilized & Better Recognize
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Who is the most underutilized male talent in professional wrestling right now? Dave, Tommy, Bully and Mark give their take on who they believe to be their top underrated star in the industry today. They discuss their choice and why they believe this talent is not being used to their true potential.
Feb 20, 2022
Undertaker Heads to the Hall of Fame!

Ryan McKinnell and Bully Ray host this episode of Busted Open on a Saturday where they honor the legacy of the Undertaker - as it was announced that he'll be entering the Hall of Fame.  They talk about kayfabe and how he  was one of the last remaining wrestlers to really live out the persona in all aspects of his life.  Also, Elimination Chamber is tonight - what will happen and do we see Goldberg winning?  

Feb 19, 2022
Tony Khan Talks The Rhodes AEW Exit

Just minutes after the news broke that The Undertaker is a WWE Hall of Fame inductee, Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry look at the legacy The Deadman gave to the pro wrestling world in his 30-year career with the WWE. Plus, it's "Tony Time" as AEW's Owner & President Tony Khan previews AEW Rampage tonight, AEW Dynamite next week, and shares his thoughts on Cody & Brandi Rhodes parting ways with AEW.

Feb 18, 2022
Collars & Steelz

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer recap AEW Dynamite, especially the opening segment between CM Punk and MJF. Tommy gives his thoughts on the dog collar match stipulation CM Punk chose. Plus, Tasha Steelz joins in a few days before her title opportunity against Mickie James at No Surrender, and tells the guys her gameplan for this Saturday night.

Feb 17, 2022
Welcome to the Gunn Club
Tommy Dreamer & Dave LaGreca react to Cody Rhodes leaving AEW, and Tommy shares his thoughts on what the next best move is for The American Nightmare. Also, AEW's Austin & Colten Gunn of the Gunn Club joins today's episode and have a fun chat with Dave & Tommy.
Feb 16, 2022
Cody & Brandi Rhodes Leave AEW
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray react to the breaking news that AEW's Power Couple- EVP Cody & CBO Brandi- are parting ways with AEW. The guys share their thoughts on their exit and ponder on what the next chapter will be for Cody & Brandi. Plus, you get to hear The Nation's thoughts and takes on this major breaking news.
Feb 15, 2022
Billy Gunn & Matt Cardona
Fresh off a surprising NWA Championship victory, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray speak with the current holder of the "Ten Pounds of Gold" Matt Cardona. The Broski gives his reactions to winning and his goals as NWA World's Champion. Plus, the guys talk to a major influence in the AEW locker room Billy Gunn, and he shares his thoughts on the AEW product and community.
Feb 14, 2022
'The Master's Class': Love at First Fight
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Valentine's Day is around the corner and love is officially in the air! Dave, Mark, Tommy and Bully focus in on the theme of love as they discuss the moment that caused them to fall in love with pro wrestling. Whether it be a personal match or touching memory as a fan, the guys hit on all the feels in this episode that's sure to spark your love flame when it comes to the this beautiful business of pro wrestling.
Feb 13, 2022
Ronda Rousey: Heel or Face?

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry have a jam packed Busted Open Saturday for you.  They discuss Ronda Rousey's current role in the WWE - as well as the fan reaction to her.  What is her gameplan - what does the WWE want her to do and how do they expect it to come across?  More importantly - do the fans know whether to cheer or boo Ronda and what's this mean for future feuds?  Also, Roman Reigns calls out Goldberg and of course if it's Saturday then that means Weekly Winner!

Feb 12, 2022
Positivity Friday

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry spread the power of positivity today as Thunder Rosa joins this episode and talks deeply about women empowerment. Also, the Powerhouse of AEW Will Hobbs talks to the guys and give a deep look into his life and path to becoming a pro wrestler. Plus, Mark delivers a powerful message on positivity. We're sending positive vibes your way on today's Busted Open Podcast.

Feb 11, 2022
Dynamite's Death Match & Debuts
Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer dive deep into AEW Dynamite last night. The guys talk about the surprise AEW debut of Keith Lee and break down "Texas Death Match" main event between AEW World Champion Hangman Adam Page and Lance Archer.
Feb 10, 2022
A Historic AEW Dynamite Preview
Just hours before his title match against Adam Page, #1 Contender Lance Archer joins Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer to preview his Texas Deathmatch title shot. Also, AEW Owner & President Tony Khan joins the show to preview AEW Dynamite and shed more light on tonight's mystery debut.
Feb 09, 2022
Talking with The Briscoes, Adam Scherr & EC3
The Fat 'N Furious Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer sit down with two sets of stars. First, the guys talk to ROH Hall of Fame Inductess The Briscoes, who will be entering NWA's Crockett Cup. Also, Bully & Tommy discuss the "Control Your Narrative" Initiative with Adam Scherr (F.k.a Braun Strowman) and EC3.
Feb 08, 2022
Returning Stars this Wrestlemania Season
Dave LaGreca & The Fat 'N Furious Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer are back together to discuss the major WWE returns we saw this past week. The guys break down Goldberg's return and what to expect at Elimination Chamber then discuss Ronda Rousey vs. Charlotte at Wrestlemania 38. What do they guys expect and predict about these stars and their Road to Wrestlemania? Find Out Now!
Feb 07, 2022
'The Master's Class': Era vs. Era
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: If you could pick one pro wrestler from a past era to face one pro wrestler in the current era, who would you choose and why? Dave, Tommy, Bully and Mark do a bit of fantasy booking on this edition of 'The Master's Class' and give their answers to that question. Based on elements like talent, character, style, technique and story telling, the guys dive deep into a variety of matches that they believe could be a successful clash of generations.
Feb 06, 2022
A Star-Powered Smackdown

On the Weekend Edition of the Busted Open Podcast, Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry dive in to the return of Goldberg on Smackdown. The guys also share their thoughts on Ronda Rousey's Smackdown debut, and the possible Wrestlemania 38 Main Event between Rousey and Charlotte Flair. Plus, it's Weekly Winner time and Ryan & Mark give you which show they thought was the best this week.

Feb 05, 2022
WWE Rumors & 'Tony Time'

Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry discuss the big WWE rumor about Shane McMahon being reportedly 'let go' by the company. Also, it's 'Tony Time' as the guys are joined by AEW Owner, Tony Khan. Tony previews AEW Rampage tonight plus talks about his plans to remain active in the free-agent market right now.

Feb 04, 2022
Dynamic Duo discusses Dynamite
For the first time ever, Dave LaGreca teams up with Renee Paquette and they recap last night's AEW Dynamite. They break down Bryan Danielson's proposal to Jon Moxley, Nyla Rose winning against Ruby Soho, and the main event between MJF and CM Punk. Plus, Steve & Nina Friedman call in and give their honest take on the man they brought into the world, Maxwell Jacob Friedman.
Feb 03, 2022
Who's the GOAT?
In light of Tom Brady retiring, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer ponder on who would be pro wrestling's Greatest of All Time, or GOAT for short. Dave and Tommy list down their criteria, who they consider as the GOAT, and get help from The Busted Open Nation.
Feb 02, 2022
The Road to Wrestlemania 38 Begins!
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap last night's RAW, especially the challenges made by Brock Lesnar & Lita. The guys give their reactions and outline the Road to Wrestlemania 38 for Brock Lesnar, Bobby Lashley, Ronda Rousey, Lita, and Becky Lynch. How should Wrestlemania 38 look like? Find out now!
Feb 01, 2022
Royal Rumble Review
Right off the heels of the Royal Rumble, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray give their reactions to the event. Also, Dave & Bully talk to the man who called the action at the Rumble, WWE Commentator Jimmy Smith.
Jan 31, 2022
'The Master's Class': Hall of Fame Heavyweights
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Who are the best big men in the history of pro wrestling? Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Tommy Dreamer and Bully Ray approach this question head on in this edition of 'The Master's Class'. From work style, character and strength, the guys dive deep into their picks and break down their reasoning behind why these heavyweight talents shine above any other. With laughter, fondness and even some tears, this episode promises to be one for the books.
Jan 30, 2022
Royal Rumble Preview | Johnny Knoxville

On this special edition of Busted Open, Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry and Ryan McKinnell break down the Royal Rumble taking place tonight! Also, what other surprise entrants could we be seeing? Plus, Johnny Knoxville joins to discuss his feelings going into the Rumble! 

Jan 29, 2022
FTR - "Legacy Chasers"
Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry are joined by AEW Tag Team, FTR. Dax and Cash talk AEW, the legacy they're determined to leave, and fire back at comments made by The Briscoes on Busted Open last week. Also, Dave and Mark share some thoughts on WWE's Royal Rumble, most specifically, the match against RAW Women's Champion Becky Lynch and Doudrop.
Jan 28, 2022
Trevor Murdoch Fires Back
After hearing Matt Cardona's interview on Busted Open this week, NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Trevor Murdoch joins Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer to give his response to Cardona's comments. Also, the guys recap an epic ladder match to open AEW Dynamite last night between Cody Rhodes and TNT Champion Sammy Guevara.
Jan 27, 2022
Rumble Picks & Tony Time
With the Royal Rumble quickly approaching, Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer share some picks and predictions for the WWE PPV. In true "LaGreca fashion", there is one specific name that takes Dave off the rails in a rant you don't want to miss. Also, it's 'Tony Time' as the guys are joined by AEW Owner Tony Khan to talk all things AEW Dynamite Beach Break tonight.
Jan 26, 2022
Matt Cardona is ALWAYZ Ready
Matt Cardona joins Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray for an interview where he holds nothing back. He talks "The Wrld on GCW", NWA Powerrr and also has some very strong words for current NWA Champion, Trevor Murdoch, that is CAN'T miss.
Jan 25, 2022
Lenny Leonard & Sam Roberts
Following an explosive GCW event at The Hammerstein Ballroom last night, Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray are joined by Lenny Leonard who was a voice for the show on Fite TV. Plus, friend of the show and in attendance for "The Wrld of GCW", Sam Roberts comes on to give his take and discuss his experience being in the crowd.
Jan 24, 2022
'The Master's Class': Greatest Royal Rumble Moments
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: With 2022's WWE Royal Rumble around the corner, Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famers Bully Ray and Mark Henry recap some of the greatest Royal Rumble moments in history. From personal experience to their favorite fan memories, the guys discuss and reminisce all things Rumble-related while getting you ready for this year's epic event.
Jan 23, 2022
A Big Week for Moxley

Following Jon Moxley's passionate promo at AEW Dynamite and his in-ring return on Rampage, Tommy Dreamer and Ryan McKinnell talk about the seriousness of sobriety and the importance of hard conversations. But that's not all the news we have on Moxley. A Moxley name drop at Smackdown? What does this mean for the landscape of pro-wrestling? 

Jan 22, 2022
Michelle McCool & Spar with LaBar
Dave LaGreca and Mark Henry are joined by Michelle McCool ahead of the WWE Royal Rumble. Also, the guys spar with Justin LaBar as they hit the biggest topics and stories for this week in pro wrestling.
Jan 21, 2022
An Interview with Killer Kross
Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray are joined by Killer Kross who holds nothing back in this in-depth interview. From his WWE release to his plans for the future, he opens up completely and makes this a sit down you do not want to miss.
Jan 20, 2022
Mickie James & Matt Cardona
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray speak with IMPACT Knockouts Champion Mickie James on her current run as champion and her upcoming participation in the WWE's Women's Royal Rumble. Also, Matt Cardona joins Dave & Bully to preview his match against Joey Janela at "The WRLD on GCW" and tells his story from being released by the WWE to becoming one of the hottest names in the pro wrestling world today.
Jan 19, 2022
Bro Down w/ The Briscoes
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray sit down with one of the hottest Tag Teams in the world today The Briscoe Brothers. The guys talk about how their careers changed with ROH going on hiatus, the success they've been having in GCW, and what the next chapter may be for the ROH & GCW Tag Team Champions. Also, Dave & Bully react to the Briscoes and ponder on whether AEW or WWE will be a better company for The Briscoes.
Jan 18, 2022
Betting on Yourself with Corey Taylor

Tommy Dreamer & Ryan McKinnell react to the news of Mustafa Ali asking for his WWE release. The guys share their thoughts as to what happened, and ponder on where we can see Mustafa Ali outside the WWE. Also, Tommy Dreamer & Dave LaGreca interview Slipknot/Stone Sour Frontman Corey Taylor, which is a must listen!

Jan 17, 2022
'The Masters Class': The Next Class of Women
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry and Tommy Dreamer discuss which female pro wrestler they predict to be the rising star of 2022. With all of these women chosen being 30 years of age or younger, the guys explain their picks in significant detail as to why this talent will shine brighter than the rest. With perhaps a sleeper pick or two, and women from all different companies, this episode will be sure to give you a list of ladies to keep a close eye this year.
Jan 16, 2022
Two Superstars Return to Wrestling

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk about the return of Lita to WWE Smackdown on Friday night.  What will her future be - how long will she be back for?  Will she be a legacy wrestler like Goldberg and have a few short months of a run, or will she be in the WWE again for long term?  Also, Jon Moxley has announced a return date to wrestling and it will happen at GCW.  Mark and Ryan talk about Moxley's future and what it will look like when he also returns to AEW.  Plus, a surprise in this week's Weekly Winner!

Jan 15, 2022
From Forbidden Door to Revolving Door

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry recap the history we saw last night on IMPACT where Deonna Purrazzo won the ROH Women's Championship from Rok-C. The guys break down the match ad look to what's in the bright future for Rok-C and The Virtuosa. Also, it's Tony Time with AEW President Tony Khan where he shares an update on how AEW has been since moving to TBS and previews what we will see tonight on AEW Rampage.

Jan 14, 2022
Brody's All Elite & Renee's All Real
AEW Dynamite is in the books and Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer react to Brody King's debut, as well as the tension rising between Wardlow & MJF. Also, it's time to Keep it Real as Renee Paquette joins the show to discuss what's been grinding her gears in and out of the pro wrestling world.
Jan 13, 2022
NXT Recap & IMPACT's World Champion Moose
Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray recap NXT 2.0, specifically the opening promo from NXT's new Champion, Bron Breakker. Also, IMPACT World Champion Moose joins the guys to talk all things Hard to Kill, IMPACT and reacts to Booker T's most recent comments on him and the WWE.
Jan 12, 2022
The Future for Big E & Tasha Steelz
Off the heels of Monday Night RAW, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray ponder on the future of former WWE Champion Big E. The guys study the pattern of Big E as champion and compare it to the title runs of contemporary champs. Also, IMPACT Wrestling Hard to Kill's Ultimate X winner Tasha Steelz joins the show and recaps her victory with the guys, as well as plan out her future goals in IMPACT Wrestling.
Jan 11, 2022
Mickie James breaks the Forbidden Door

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray discuss the history we witnessed over the weekend with both Mickie James retaining the Knockouts Championship at Hard to Kill and also being announced as an entrant of the WWE Royal Rumble. Plus, it's Monday and that means Dave LaGreca's Pro Wrestling Power Rankings are featured in this episode. Who rises to the top on Dave's list? Find out now! 

Jan 10, 2022
'The Masters Class': The Next Class of Men
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry and Tommy Dreamer discuss who they each believe to be a rising star in 2022 when it comes to men in the pro wrestling world. Whether they are champion or just leaving a huge impact in their respected companies, the twist in these male choices is that each talent is 25 years old or under. The guys reveal their picks and explain why each of these young wrestlers is one to keep an eye on in the upcoming year.
Jan 09, 2022
Mickie James heads to the Rumble!

Mark Henry and Ryan McKinnell discuss Mickie James shocking the wrestling world when it was announced that she'll be heading to the Royal Rumble!  Ryan and Mark talk about how the wrestling world reacted to this behind the scenes relationship between IMPACT and WWE and how we haven't seen something like this with WWE in years.  Also, AEW's Shawn Dean talks about the growth of AEW Dark to Dynamite to Rampage and more as well as what makes AEW so special!

Jan 08, 2022
Diversity Discussion
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry sit down and have a real talk about diversity in the pro wrestling world and in society. They dive deep into the role it plays in the social media realm. Also, the guys lay out how diversity should be prioritized and discussed properly in personal conversations & posts, as well as a professional setting.
Jan 07, 2022
An AEW Dynamite to Remember
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray dissect some of the biggest moments from AEW Dynamite. Bully gives his thoughts on what was shown on TV and Dave gives his insights from being at AEW Dynamite in Newark, NJ. What are the guys' thoughts on Hangman-Danielson 2 & the war of words between MJF and CM Punk? Find out now!
Jan 06, 2022
A New Era for NXT & NWA

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer discuss the official start of NXT's new era with Bron Breakker winning the NXT Championship. They give their reactions and expectations for Bron & NXT 2.0. Plus, NWA's Nick Aldis joins this episode and has some news to break about the future of NWA and his career. What's going on with NWA & The National Treasure? Find out now!

Jan 05, 2022
A Cuppa Minutes with nZo

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to pro wrestler and rapper nZo. The Real1 takes the guys on a ride through what's going on with his life in the ring, in the gym, and the recording studio. nZo also previews a new song of his that just dropped and has a favor to ask. What favor does nZo have for Dave & Bully? Find out now!

Jan 04, 2022
2022: The Year of The Beast?

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray kick off the year by recapping the biggest news out of WWE Day 1 and that is Brock Lesnar winning the WWE Championship. How does Brock winning the title affect the landscape of the WWE and the Road to Wrestlemania 38? The guys break it down here!

Jan 03, 2022
Ring of Honor Power Hour

In this 1-Hour Special, The Busted Open Crew have a deep discussion about Ring of Honor and the impact the promotion had to the pro wrestling world over the past 19 years. Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray reminisce on the legacy of Ring of Honor, and Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell  break down who are ROH's "Four Pillars" - or wrestlers who are paramount to the history of ROH. Also, the guys talk to ROH Women's Champion Rok-C and ROH "OG" Prince Nana, and they tell stories & express how much Ring of Honor changed their lives. 

Jan 02, 2022
Whole Lotta Heat!

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray have a heated, must-see conversation about the mic battle on AEW Dynamite: New Year's Smash between Brandi Rhodes & Dan Lambert. Things get even more heated when IMPACT's Sami Callihan joins in and has a lot to say to LaGreca? Do Dave & Sami bury the hatchet before 2021 ends? Tune in now and end the year right with us!

Dec 30, 2021
A Candid Conversation on NXT

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap last night's NXT and get into a candid conversation about where NXT is as we move forward to 2022. They break down the evolution of NXT's Black and Gold Era and point out why that era ended. The guys also look at the image/brand of NXT 2.0 and how fans should watch and understand the product we see every Tuesday night.

Dec 29, 2021
Goin' Old School

We go back in time today as Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer go old school and discuss life as a pro wrestling fan during the 1980s. hey talk about how they stayed up all hours of the day and night just to catch a certain show and how they recorded the shows they couldn't watch live on VHS. Also, the guys talk to the Busted Open Nation and go down memory lane. Which territories & promotions did Dave and Tommy watch live/record? How big of a collection of Ric Flair moments and matches did Dave record over the years? Find out right now!

Dec 28, 2021
Top 10 Wrestlers of 2021

With 2021 soon coming to a close, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer give their "Laminated Lists" of the 10 Best Wrestlers this year. Tommy gives his Top 10 female & male wrestlers, and Dave gives an overall Top 10. Who makes the list and where in the list did they land? Find out now!

Dec 27, 2021
'The Masters Class': The Art of Putting a Match Together
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer discuss the ins and outs when it comes to the puzzle of putting a match together. Which pieces are most important? They answer that question while also recalling personal stories of working with younger talent plus the elements essential into making sure the match is not only a success, but a work of art.
Dec 26, 2021
AEW's Holiday Gift: Kyle O'Reilly

The World's Strongest Man Mark Henry & Jonathan Hood recap AEW Dynamite: Holiday Bash. The guys break down Kyle O'Reilly's debut and the friction rising between Adam Cole, The Young Bucks, and Cole's "new friends" in Fish & O'Reilly. They also give their reactions to the main event between Sting, CM Punk, and Darby Allin facing MJFTR. Plus, Mark & Jonathan share their thoughts on the TBS Tournament Semi-Finals between Nyla Rose & Ruby Soho.

Dec 23, 2021
A House Call w/ Dr. Britt Baker DMD

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer speak to AEW Women's Champion Dr. Britt Baker DMD and they recall her lights' out match against Thunder Rosa, which is Dave's best match of 2021. Britt and the guys discuss the impact of the match to the world of pro wrestling and the reactions from the AEW faithful & the Locker Room. Plus, "It's Tony Time" with AEW President Tony Khan and he previews what we will see tonight on AEW Dynamite, including the Owen Hart Cup Tournament.

Dec 22, 2021
IMPACT's Jonah
Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray catch up with IMPACT Wrestling's Jonah to discuss all things IMPACT, 'Hard to Kill' coming up in January, NJPW, and his career mindset in the business right now. Plus, the guys break down Monday Night RAW, specifically the star power and talent in WWE's Bianca Belair.
Dec 21, 2021
Bully Ray vs. The Table

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap Bully's match against Jerry "The King" Lawler at the ECW Arena and a historical moment that took place in Bully's stomping grounds. Plus, the guys look back at the last moments of Smackdown between Paul Heyman, Brock Lesnar, and The Bloodline. They dissect the biggest story of the wrestling world today and how it can lead up to WrestleMania 38.

Dec 20, 2021
Busted Open Holiday Party

It's Party Time and Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer are ringing in the Holiday Season with an All-Star panel of guests and The Busted Open Nation. Plus, we have a new game show called "Going Mistletoe-To-Toe" where some of pro wrestling's power couples face off to see which pair knows each other best. Which couple knows each other best and Who will we see at the party? Listen in and party on!

Dec 19, 2021
The Best Hour Long Match Ever?

Mark Henry and Jonathan Hood talk about just how insanely good the Bryan Danielson vs Adam Page match from AEW Dynamite was.  The shock factor to the audience, the fact that these two wrestlers were able to go a full hour - on TV and still perform like they did and keep the attention in, shows just how talented they are.  Also, Dan Lambert returns and what does this mean for Cody Rhodes?  Plus if it's a Busted Open Saturday you know we have that Weekly Winner of the best show in wrestling of the past week!

Dec 18, 2021
Tony & Foley Time!
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley and AEW President Tony Khan. The guys talk with Mick about his upcoming tour and Jon Moxley's reference of The Foleys in his book and on social media. Plus, It's "Tony Time" with Tony Khan, and he previews AEW Rampage and shares his thoughts on the wrestling classic we saw between AEW World Champion "Hangman" Adam Page and Bryan Danielson on AEW Dynamite.
Dec 17, 2021
Danielson & Hangman's 60 Minute Draw
Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray recap AEW Winter is Coming, specifically the opening 60-minute match ending in a draw between Bryan Danielson and Hangman Adam Page. The guys break down the physicality and storytelling seen from both talents from start to finish. Also, they discuss where Bryan Danielson's career in AEW today and why Dave has declared him as his "Wrestler of 2021".
Dec 16, 2021
Rhett Titus & Wardlow
Dave LaGreca and Tommy Dreamer are joined by NEW Ring of Honor World Television Champion Rhett Titus who discusses ROH Final Battle and the future for the company. The guys are also joined by AEW's Wardlow ahead of "Winter is Coming" tonight. He talks about his upcoming match against Matt Sydal and why he considers himself to be top talent in All Elite Wrestling.
Dec 15, 2021
Reminiscing on ROH with Cary Silkin

Dave LaGreca sits down with Ring of Honor Ambassador Cary Silkin for this Busted Open Podcast Exclusive Interview. Dave and Cary break down the road that led to ROH going on hiatus, but focus on the bright side as they reminisce on the history and legacy of Ring of Honor. Cary explains in-depth how ROH came together and how they rose to become one of the top and most loved promotions in the pro wrestling world over the past 19 years.

Dec 14, 2021
A Monday Night Delight

The Fat n The Furious are back together and Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer break down a solid Monday Night RAW that we got to see last night. They break down Vince McMahon’s segment and the significance of the "Power of the Pencil." Also, the guys also react to Becky Lynch & Liv Morgan's mic battle, analyze Bobby Lashley's 3 matches on RAW and Tommy has a rant that’s a must-listen!

Dec 14, 2021
End of an Era for Ring of Honor

After an emotional Final Battle PPV, Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray dive in on the legacy and impact that Ring of Honor has given to the pro wrestling world and recap the biggest moments and matches that took place Saturday night. Also, ROH's long-time ring announcer Bobby Cruise joins the guys for a heartfelt conversation about his 17+ year career with ROH and opens up about being part of that significant Final Battle PPV.

Dec 13, 2021
'The Masters Class': Fired Up
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer have a heated discussion about pro wrestling segments that all include, you guessed it, FIRE. The guys share stories from their own personal flame experiences, as well as reactions to some of the hottest angles in pro wrestling history. Plus, they give their opinion on the recent fiery table spot between Cody Rhodes & Andrade El Idolo on AEW Dynamite that set the pro wrestling audience ablaze.
Dec 12, 2021
A Friday Night Off the Hook!

The Weekend Edition is here with Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell and they recap the craziness in wrestling that we saw Friday night. Mark & Ryan give their reactions to Paul Heyman's edgy promo on Smackdown and this new side of Brock Lesnar. The guys also discuss the hot debut of Hook on AEW Rampage. Lastly, Mike Bennett & Maria Kanellis-Bennet join to show to preview tonight's Final Battle and honor the legacy of ROH.

Dec 11, 2021
Doudrop Deserves More
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry look into WWE Superstar Doudrop's (Piper Niven) career, and how Niven should be appreciated and perceived moving forward. Also, It's "Tony Time" with AEW President Tony Khan and he previews what we will see tonight on AEW Rampage and more.
Dec 10, 2021
Strong AEW Dynamite at Strong Island
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray give their reactions and analysis to AEW Dynamite last night, especially CM Punk's Promo in MJF's hometown. Dave & Bully also ponder on the direction of Cody Rhodes' career. Is Cody better as a babyface or a heel? Plus, Dave & Bully have a special announcement for The Holiday Season that you cannot miss!
Dec 09, 2021
Remembering Blackjack Lanza

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray remember the life of WWE Hall of Famer Blackjack Lanza. Bully reminisces on the moments he shared with Blackjack and explains the impact Lanza had in his life & career during WWF/E's Attitude Era. Plus, the guys talk to WWE Hall of Famer John Bradshaw Layfield, and he pays his respects and shares funny stories he has of the late great Blackjack Lanza.


Dec 09, 2021
Is it Over for Johnny TakeOver?
The Fat 'N The Furious reunite and Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer react to Johnny Gargano's emotional promo on NXT 2.0 last night along with the ending attack by Grayson Waller. Also, Birthday Boy nZo, and The Real 1, joins the guys with a lot of stories to tell!
Dec 08, 2021
Recapping RAW & ROH's Shane Taylor
Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray react to Monday Night RAW, especially the highly anticipated main event match between Becky Lynch and Liv Morgan. Also, the guys are joined by Ring of Honor's Shane Taylor to discuss his match against Kenny King at the Final Battle PPV this weekend as well as his future plans in the pro wrestling business.
Dec 07, 2021
The End of NXT's Black and Gold Era

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray break down NXT War Games and the changing of the guard from Black and Gold to the new era of 2.0. They react to the latest news of Jeff Hardy prematurely exiting a live event. How do Dave and Bully feel about the War Games matches? They explain it all right here! 

Dec 06, 2021
'The Masters Class': Behind the Surprise
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry & Tommy Dreamer get real about big surprises that have rocked the pro wrestling world. From their own crowd-shattering debuts to revealing what it's like in the back before big moments, the guys give you behind the scenes perspective on some of the most shocking memories in pro wrestling.
Dec 05, 2021
The Beast Returns & A Women's Title Showdown

Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell react to The Beast Brock Lesnar returning last night on Smackdown, as well as Roman Reigns retaining over Sami Zayn. The guys talk to NWA Women's World Champion Kamille and Melina, her opponent tonight at NWA Hard Times 2, and they go face-to-face. Lastly, Mark & Ryan give their Weekly Winner & preview NXT War Games happening this weekend.

Dec 04, 2021
Sitting down with Tony Khan & MJF
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry have "Tony Time!" with AEW President Tony Khan. They recap AEW Dynamite and preview tonight's Rampage. Also, AEW's "Salt of the Earth" Maxwell Jacob Friedman joins the show and has some VERY explosive things to say to Dave & Mark about CM Punk and this Wednesday's AEW Dynamite, which is in MJF's home turf of Long Island, NY.
Dec 03, 2021
Fire in the Ring & Heat on the Web
Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray recap & react to the main event of last night's AEW Dynamite between Cody Rhodes & Andrade El Idolo. They break down the flaming table spot that finished the match and provide their insight on how it all went down. Also, Dave and Bully have a message for the Internet Wrestling Community that you'll need to listen to!
Dec 02, 2021
A Tremendous 'Tony Time' with Tony Khan

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer prepare you for NXT War Games and discuss the rapid climb of the face of NXT 2.0, Bron Breakker. Also, AEW President Tony Khan joins to talk about the power of the promo, following MJF & CM Punk's exchange last week while also previewing what we'll be seeing on AEW Dynamite tonight!

Dec 01, 2021
A Solid Monday Night RAW

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray find themselves pleasantly surprised following an entertaining Monday Night RAW. From Vince McMahon's interactions with Austin Theory to Liv Morgan standing up to Becky Lynch, they break it all down and give their honest reactions. Also, the guys discuss Big E as WWE Champion on the brand right now.

Nov 30, 2021
MJF and CM Punk's Verbal Joust

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down line by line the explosive promo between MJF & CM Punk that we saw over Thanksgiving Weekend. They share their reactions, give insight on the depths and layers of the promo, and analyze the psychology of their promo that started AEW Dynamite. Is this promo the best promo we have seen in over two decades? Dave and Bully give their answer and explain it all here!

Nov 29, 2021
'The Masters Class': Vince Almighty
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Bully Ray and Tommy Dreamer discuss and share stories of one of the most iconic names in the world of pro wrestling, the one and only, Vince McMahon.
Nov 28, 2021
MJF and CM Punk Solidify Promo Legacy

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry are back at it on another edition of Busted Open Saturday where it was ALL things MJF-CM Punk and their historic promo from AEW Dynamite.  From the words and insults that were used, to the drama and genius of it - Mark and Ryan talk about how it is one of the best moments in pro wrestling history.  Mark discusses what it was like behind the scenes with the other wrestlers as everyone was watching it live during AEW, and how lucky the fans are to be a part of this.  Also, Roman Reigns has gone thru nearly everybody in the WWE - so who is possibly next for him to take on, and could it be The Rock?  

Nov 27, 2021
Thunder Rosa & Bryan Danielson
Ahead of a new AEW Dynamite tonight, Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer are joined by two AEW greats! First, Thunder Rosa joins to discuss her upcoming match against Jamie Hayter as well as her new best friendship with Dave? Then, Dave and Tommy are joined by Bryan Danielson as he discusses his goals in AEW, his future with the business and how he feels about the Champion, Hangman Adam Page.
Nov 24, 2021
When Fans Hop the Guardrail

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk about the most shocking moment of Monday Night RAW, and that was a fan ambushing Seth Rollins. Dave & Bully share their thoughts, insights, and experiences on seeing fans so emotionally invested to the point they charge toward the wrestlers. Also, the guys explain the artform of being a heel and what wrestlers need to do to reach the level of heat Seth Rollins achieved Monday night.

Nov 23, 2021
What's next for Becky & Charlotte?

Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray give their reactions to the opening match of Survivor Series between The Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch and Smackdown Women's Champion Charlotte. They break down the match, and question whether or not Survivor Series was the last we will see between The Man and The Queen. Also, Mark Henry joins Dave, Bully, and Gabby to recap Mission Pro Wrestling's Sea to Shining Sea. Is the Dave/Thunder Rosa feud finally over? They discuss it all here!

Nov 22, 2021
Jerry "The King" Lawler
Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray are joined by WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler! "The King" opens up about the WWE, gives his take on the pro wrestling product today and shares personal, real-life stories of realism in the business.
Nov 21, 2021
Hit Row talks about being released from WWE

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk a variety of wrestling topics - including Charlotte Flair vs Becky Lynch...  Survivor Series is this weekend and what are the ramifications for it?  Also  - a lot of praise for Jurassic Express from AEW this past week... and we cant forget Randy Ortons milestone.  AND IF THAT WASN'T ENOUGH...  AJ and Tehuti from HIT ROW join Busted Open to talk about their recent release.  

Nov 20, 2021
Future Endeavors & Storytime with Gerald Brisco
Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell are back together, and they dissect and react to the latest list of WWE Releases, including Hit Row and Drake Maverick. Also, Ryan and Mark sit down with WWE Hall of Famer Gerald Brisco and go down memory road to reminisce on the early WWE and OVW days of Mark's career, and even go back even further to the days of the great Thunderbolt Patterson.
Nov 19, 2021
Team Cowboy or Team Dragon?
Coming off the first ever National Cowboy S*it Day, Ryan McKinnell & Tommy Dreamer break down Hangman Adam Page's celebration segment on AEW Dynamite and the confrontation with Bryan Danielson. Do we want to see a full heel turn from The American Dragon? Plus, the rivalry between Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair is only getting more heated as the guys discuss Big Time Becks' most recent comments on The Queen ahead of their anticipated match at Survivor Series.
Nov 18, 2021
"Scottish Warrior" Drew McIntyre
Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer welcome WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre ahead of Survivor Series this weekend. Drew discusses being part of the SmackDown team, who he wants to face next and shares some favorite Survivor Series moments. Also, Bully and Tommy break down the good, the bad and the ugly from WWE NXT 2.0 last night.
Nov 17, 2021
Beth Phoenix & Edge
Dave LaGreca and Bully Ray are joined by WWE Hall of Famer Beth Phoenix! Beth discusses all things WWE NXT 2.0, her exciting new music career, thoughts on the heated Charlotte Flair/Becky Lynch rivalry and more. Plus, Dave and Bully receive a surprise call in from her husband, WWE Superstar Edge, who has some choice words for LaGreca...
Nov 16, 2021
A New Era For AEW?

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray react to Saturday night's explosive Full Gear PPV.  Is AEW now in the "Hangman" Adam Page era now that he's dethroned Kenny Omega?  Plus the guys look at their favorite matches & moments from the card as a whole as well as the fallout we can expect to see in the coming weeks.

Nov 15, 2021
'The Masters Class': Life After WWE

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Mark Henry, Tommy Dreamer, Bully Ray & Dave LaGreca speak on the futures for recently released wrestling talent.  What is life after the WWE like for a talent & how can a talent find success after their WWE career or even pro wrestling career as a whole ends?

Nov 14, 2021
AEW Full Gear - Who wins? Who SHOULD win?

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry are back for another edition of Busted Open Saturday - and they are ready to talk about AEW Full Gear - who do they think wins?  Who do they think gets the upset victory?  More importantly, who do they and you the fans want to win?  Plus - a big week in wrestling was the drama between Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair - as it appears to have gone from the ring, to the real world.  Mark gives his perspective from being a wrestler throughout the years and what this may lead to.  

Nov 13, 2021
The American Nightmare Cody Rhodes
Dave Lagreca & Mark Henry welcome AEW's Cody Rhodes to the show! The American Nightmare discusses all things AEW including AEW Rampage tonight, his tag match at AEW Full Gear tomorrow and more.
Nov 12, 2021
Two Heated Rivalries Exploding
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray react to last night’s contract signing between Kenny Omega and “Hangman” Adam Page for their match at Full Gear. Also, the guys react to Becky Lynch telling Sports Illustrated that she doesn’t trust Charlotte Flair & how that could affect their match with each other at Survivor Series & beyond.
Nov 11, 2021
Two Of AEW's Finest
Dave Lagreca & Tommy Dreamer welcome AEW President Tony Khan to the program for "Tony Time" to preview AEW Dynamite tonight + Full Gear this weekend! Also, Nyla Rose stops by to discuss National Native American Heritage Month & her own background.
Nov 10, 2021
A Final Farewell For The Deadman?

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray react to the WWE announcing Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch at Survivor Series later this month.  How will that match end?  Also, Dave & Bully wonder if we'll see the Undertaker one final time at WrestleMania 38 in Texas next year! 

Nov 09, 2021
Bully Ray vs. ... Nina Friedman?

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray welcome MJF's Mother, Nina Friedman, to the program to react to her son's fiery promo about her & her husband.  Also, Bully Ray explains why the recent WWE releases can be good for some of the talent.  Finally, Bully gives Dave the "Good, Bad, & The Ugly" of the heated promo between CM Punk and Eddie Kingston on AEW Rampage this past Friday night.

Nov 08, 2021
A Personal Promo on AEW Rampage & A Personal interview with Ace Austin

Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell break down and react to one of the best promos in the modern era of pro wrestling that occurred on AEW Rampage between CM Punk and Eddie Kingston. They also get to have a deep talk with IMPACT star Ace Austin on his career, his life, and beyond. Mark Henry also imparts wisdom to Ace. Lastly, Ryan and Mark give you their Weekly Winner- which pro wrestling show on TV was the best of the rest for this week...and you'll se surprised with their results.

Nov 06, 2021
WWE Releases 18 Wrestlers
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry react to the WWE releasing 18 wrestlers after a successful Third Quarter. Also, ahead of AEW Rampage tonight, the guys speak with Adam Cole as he gets ready for his match vs. John Silver.
Nov 05, 2021
Should "Hangman" Page Dethrone Kenny Omega?
Dave Lagreca & Bully Ray react to AEW Dynamite's opening match where Kenny Omega defeats Alan Angels & is then confronted by "Hangman" Adam Page ... should Page be the man to dethrone Kenny Omega? Also, the guys discuss Malakai's Black ominous promo aimed at Tony Khan and wonder who Black's allies against the AEW President could, & should, be.
Nov 04, 2021
BONUS: FULL interview with Lars Frederiksen

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave Lagreca and Bully Ray's full conversation with Rancid's Lars Frederiksen!  The guys speak with Lars about his love of pro wrestling & Busted Open, how Ruby Soho using Rancid for her AEW entrance music came to be, and even come up with a potential plan to put Lagreca through a table at an upcoming gig!

Nov 03, 2021
The Best Theme Songs Ever Are …
Dave Lagreca & Tommy Dreamer wish Jon Moxley well in light of the announcement by AEW President Tony Khan that Moxley is entering an inpatient alcohol treatment program. Additionally, Dave & Tommy break down last night’s NXT main-event win by Carmelo Hayes & Trick Williams over Johnny Gargano & Dexter Lumis; Tommy also tells Dave why Gargano & Lumis can be big-time players for the WWE. Also, Dave & Tommy name their top entrance music songs of all-time! Plus, SiriusXM’s own Jason Dixon even calls in with his top tunes.
Nov 03, 2021
Do You Want To Boo Becky Lynch?
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down last night's Monday Night Raw & focus on if Becky Lynch is a true heel & someone fans want to boo & hate, Big E defeating Kevin Owens in the main event of the evening & Damian Priest taking out T-Bar in an absolutely brutal no-DQ match.
Nov 02, 2021
Wrestler Of The Year In 2021 Is ...
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray discuss who could be named Wrestler of the Year thus far in 2021 & also examine the brewing feud between CM Punk & Eddie Kingston in AEW. Plus we've got an announcement -- new merch is available NOW via Podswag! Also, Dave & Bully examine the power, or lack thereof, of social media & if it represents the majority of fans of the pro wrestling business.
Nov 01, 2021
This Wrestler Makes Everyone Better

Ryan McKinnell and Mark Heny are back for another edition of Busted Open on a Saturday!  Plenty to talk about in this episode - as the guys begin with Paul Heyman continuing to pull the strings behind the scenes between Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns - leaving fans to where his allegiance lies.  Plus, Ryan and Mark praise this AEW wrestler who has done a tremendous job of showcasing his journey and being able to help up and coming wrestler's being their own.

Oct 31, 2021
'The Masters Class': When Storylines Get Real
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry, Tommy Dreamer & Bully Ray examine the many instances in pro wrestling history when real-life animosity entered into storylines. From Tommy’s intense rivalry with Raven to the Matt Hardy-Edge-Lita triangle to Jim Cornette infiltrating ECW and working with Paul Heyman, the intensity in these storylines & many others over the years have been augmented by real-life tension while playing out in front of our very eyes.
Oct 31, 2021
Looking Towards The Future

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry are joined by two of wrestling's brightest stars who both look toward their respective futures.  First, Ring of Honor Women's World Champion Rok-C stops by to discuss how she got into the business along with her future in it given that ROH is going on hiatus shortly (1:05).  Then AEW's Eddie Kingston previews his matchup with Brian Danielson on Rampage tonight (14:57)!

Oct 29, 2021
BONUS: LaGreca sits down with Katsuhiko Nakajima
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave Lagreca speaks with Pro Wrestling NOAH GHC Heavyweight Champion Katsuhiko Nakajima ahead of his first title defense vs. Masato Tanaka! Nakajima speaks on his championship reign, what it means to him, what he expects during his showdown with the legendary Tanaka & gives a special message to his fans.
Oct 29, 2021
Getting Over vs. Going Over
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray are joined by MLW’s Court Bauer to discuss Ring of Honor going on hiatus & their future in the wrestling business. Plus, Dave & Bully react to a loaded edition of AEW Dynamite featuring CM Punk defeating Bobby Fish (in a match that emphasized the importance of getting over vs. going over) & Cody Rhodes saying he won’t take the easy route out and turn heel.
Oct 28, 2021
NXT recap + remembering Daffney
Dave Lagreca & Tommy Dreamer give their reactions to NXT’s Halloween Havoc & its main-event title match between Tommasa Ciampa and Bron Breakker. Plus Crowbar stops by & he, Tommy & Dave all share their fond memories of the late Shannon Claire Spruill, AKA Daffney Unger.
Oct 27, 2021
Was Raw Formulaic?
Dave Lagreca & Bully Ray break down last night's season premiere of Monday Night Raw -- was it something fresh or did it follow a formula? Also, should WWE be headed toward a Becky Lynch vs. Charlotte Flair showdown in light of their explosive, possibly script-breaking confrontation on Smackdown on Friday?
Oct 26, 2021
Mickie James is NEW IMPACT Knockouts Champ
NEW IMPACT Knockouts Champion Mickie James joins Dave LaGreca & Ryan McKinnell following her victory over Deonna Purrazzo at IMPACT'S "Bound For Glory" PPV this weekend. The new champion discusses her journey in the business as a now 10-time champion, how much this title means to her and her goals with IMPACT Wrestling moving forward. Also, the guys discuss the heated backstage confrontation between Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair following Friday Night SmackDown & their title exchange on the show.
Oct 25, 2021
'The Masters Class': Welcome to Wrestling
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry are two of the most established personalities in the world of pro wrestling. But when did each Busted Open host feel like they were finally "welcome" in the landscape of sports entertainment? Dave & Mark each share their specific moments during their respective careers where they each finally felt that they were a part of the wrestling industry rather than an outsider.
Oct 24, 2021
Revenge on Moxley?

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry have a packed edition of Busted Open Saturday.  First up - Brock Lesnar gets suspended from Smackdown according to Adam Pearce - but will that keep him from returning?  Brock and Roman Reigns are doing some of their best work and it's both entertaining and working for the fans as well.  Meanwhile in AEW - both Mark and Ryan were ecstatic about how good Pac v Andrade was last night and Andrade's rise in the AEW.  Finally, Preston "10" Vance looks to get his revenge on Jon Moxley as this feud has been continuing to build between them and the Dark Order and 10 looks to shine.  

Oct 23, 2021
WWE’s Best Saudi Arabian show?
Dave Lagreca & Mark Henry break down WWE Crown Jewel with Justin LaBar … was it the best show WWE has put on in Saudi Arabia to date? Also, Deonna Purrazzo stops by to preview her Impact Knockouts Championship defense against Mickie James tomorrow night at Bound for Glory.
Oct 22, 2021
Adam Scherr's Next Chapter
Dave Lagreca & Mark Henry welcome Adam Scherr to the show to discuss “Free The Narrative II” along with his time in WWE as Braun Strowman & his future in pro wrestling. Also, our Fight Nation colleague Renee Paquette swings by & gives us her take on The Undertaker introducing Pitbull in Saudi Arabia!
Oct 21, 2021
Thunder Rosa & Tony Khan
All Elite Wrestling takes over Busted Open & Dave LaGreca is joined by his arch-nemesis, Thunder Rosa (0:58), who challenges Dave to another match only for Lainey Luck to call in & defend Lagreca! Plus, AEW President Tony Khan (20:02) swings by to discuss AEW's run of success & also responds to those who feel he shouldn't be addressing other promotions and instead focus more-so on the AEW brand.
Oct 20, 2021
WWE vs. AEW Ratings & Bobby Lashley
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray discuss Eric Bischoff's comments on his podcast, "83 Weeks," about Tony Khan and select AEW talent needing to "Shut Up and Wrestle." Plus, WWE Superstar Bobby Lashley stops by to preview his match against Goldberg this Thursday at 'Crown Jewel.'
Oct 19, 2021
Carmelo Hayes & The IInspiration
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray are joined by new NXT North American Champion Carmelo Hayes as he discusses his journey in the pro wrestling business and what his future goals are as champion in NXT. Also, now known as 'The IInspiration', Jessica McKay and Cassie Lee stop by to talk all things IMPACT Wrestling, their upcoming match at Bound for Glory and their plans being part of the Knockouts Division.
Oct 18, 2021
'The Masters Class': Importance Of The Crowd
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: The crowd has always been an important element of a pro-wrestling show. What has the crowd's participation meant to Bully Ray and Mark Henry during their respective careers? And how and why does WWE and AEW seemingly treat their audiences in different ways? Join Dave LaGreca with his Hall of Fame cohosts as they examine why the crowd is so crucial to the world of professional wrestling.
Oct 17, 2021
Smackdown Extends Their Friday Show - But Did They Win the Battle?

Ryan McKinnell & Jonathan Hood - in for Mark Henry, talk about Friday night's war between Smackdown & AEW Rampage - one that saw Smackdown extend their show by 30 minutes, as well as AEW have a buy in pre show to go up against Smackdown.  Things are heating up between the two organizations - which put on great matches.  Including Becky for Sasha, as well as an interesting Brock Lesnar Roman Reigns contract signing - and what is Paul Heyman's role in all of it?  AEW had Brian Danielson deliver an incredible match as the American Dragon is back and defeated Minoru Suzuki.  The guys also talk about the involvement of MMA now with wrestling and AEW - is it working?

Oct 16, 2021
Spar with LaBar & Tony Time
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry welcome pro wrestling analyst Justin LaBar for his weekly segment where they hit the hottest pro wrestling stories of the week ... also, the guys are joined by AEW owner & president Tony Khan to give an in-depth preview of AEW Rampage tonight and a special Saturday episode of AEW Dynamite tomorrow!
Oct 15, 2021
Cody Rhodes Lifts the Ban.. Or Does He?
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to pro wrestling power couple Matt Cardona and Chelsea Green about Cardona’s GCW Internet title win over Effy … after some help from Chelsea. Plus, AEW Executive Vice President Cody Rhodes stops by and lifts the AEW ban on Dave LaGreca while adding our own Gabby LaSpisa to the banned list! Cody also touches on “Rhodes to the Top” and his own AEW wrestling career.
Oct 14, 2021
Finishers Not Protected & Dave’s Feet Debate
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray discuss the importance of a hot crowd along with the seemingly lack of protection for finishers in modern-day wrestling. Dave also takes off his shoes lives on the air, leading to a debate about feet & when it’s OK to go barefoot … & the one and only nZo calls in to give LaGreca a piece of his mind after chiming in on the subject via social media.
Oct 13, 2021
Queens Crown & A Tough Crowd
Dave LaGreca is back from vacation & he & Hall of Famer Bully Ray react to last night's Monday Night Raw & Queens Crown matches ... were they too short? Did they put over any talent? Also, why was the crowd seemingly so subdued throughout the show & how did that make the product come across to the viewer at home?
Oct 12, 2021
Smackdown Vs. Rampage & Renee Paquette & Lilian Garcia
Mark Henry & Bully Ray discuss 30 mins of WWE Smackdown! going head to head with AEW Rampage this coming Friday. Fight Nation colleague Renee Paquette stops by to react to her husband, Jon Moxley, defeating Nick Gage this past weekend in a brutal match to retain his GCW Championship. Ring announcer Lilian Garcia also joins us to discuss the "Tag Me In" initiative in support of World Mental Health Day.
Oct 11, 2021
'The Masters Class': Most Shocking WWE Draft Moments
PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: The WWE Draft always brings some surprises to the WWE Universe but what were the most shocking moments for Busted Open's own WWE Hall of Famers Mark Henry and Bully Ray? And how did those respective moments hinder or help their respective careers? Bully and Mark share personal stories as they look back at the landmark moments that took their careers in different directions on the road, in the locker room and in the ring!
Oct 10, 2021
Who do YOU want as the next King of The Ring?

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk the road to the King of the Ring - with Finn Balor and Sami Zayn now set to meet in the semi finals, while next week Xavier Woods vs Richochet and Kofi Kingston vs Jinder Mahal will be happening.  A look back a some of the best King of the Ring's including the debut of Austin 3:16.  Also, Damo Mackle - formerly known as Killian Dane stops by the show and talks about his future.  

Oct 09, 2021
Best Entertainers & Embarrassing Stories
The Hall of Fame & Pain, WWE Hall of Famers Bully Ray & Mark Henry, discuss Kurt Angle calling Shawn Michael the best overall entertainer in pro-wrestling history. Do the guys agree & who else could be called the best when it comes to pure entertainment? The guys also share some embarrassing stories from their respective careers + it's Diva on Divas with our very own Gabby LaSpisa!
Oct 08, 2021
AEW Dynamite + Psychology
The Hall of Fame and Pain, WWE Hall of Famers Bully Ray and Mark Henry, reacts to an explosive edition of AEW Dynamite featuring the return of "Hangman" Adam Page along with The Super Elite standing tall to kick off the show! Plus, the guys examine why psychology is so important in the world of pro wrestling.
Oct 07, 2021
Celebrating Bruno Sammartino & Catching Up With Brandi Rhodes
Ryan McKinnell & Bully Ray remember the life and legacy of the late, great Bruno Sammartino today on what would have been his 86th birthday. Plus, AEW Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes (13:35) stops by to discuss the premiere of "Rhodes to the Top" last week and her relationship with Teil Rhodes (sister of Cody Rhodes).
Oct 06, 2021
Monday Night Raw Recap
Mark Henry & Bully Ray react to WWE Monday Night Raw last night starting with the main-event between Charlotte Flair and Bianca Belair. The guys also discuss the heated promo between Bobby Lashley and Bill Goldberg along with the future of Kevin Owens and his heated reactions upon leaving the ring last night.
Oct 05, 2021
Exclusive: MSK Interview

Dave LaGreca sits down with WWE NXT Tag Team Champions, MSK! Wes Lee and Nash Carter discuss their separate journeys in the pro wrestling business, thoughts on the new NXT 2.0 and goals they have moving forward holding those Tag Team Titles.

Oct 05, 2021
Big E & Teil Rhodes
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to WWE Champion Big E about his goals as Champion, his relationship with The New Day as well as being drafted to Monday Night RAW. Also, following the premiere episode of 'Rhodes to the Top', Teil Rhodes joins the guys to talk about the brand new reality show and her relationship with her brothers Cody and Dustin Rhodes, and also as her personal experiences in the pro wrestling business.
Oct 04, 2021
'The Masters Class': When It Gets TOO Real

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: It’s a wrester’s job to make it LOOK real, but sometimes it gets a little TOO real in the ring. Alongside Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray and Mark Henry tackle the subject as they look at matches that got a little too real between the wrestlers. Listen to some of their personal stories as they give an in-depth look at when personal feelings get in the way and even give advice to young wrestlers of how to NOT let that happen.

Oct 03, 2021
The WWE Draft Takes / The WWE Draft Gives

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry are back for another edition of Busted Open Saturday - and we have the WWE Draft kicking off on SmackDown last night!  Do you Agree with the choices? Where did it go wrong - where did it go right?  Also, Seth Rollins continues to dominate and his promo and mic skills were so good as he continues to feud with Edge. And of course, if it's Saturday that means Weekly Winner Time!

Oct 02, 2021
Luke Hawx of 'Heels'
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to wrestler Luke Hawx about his work both behind & in front of the camera on the Starz' series 'Heels', as well as his friendship with the late Chris Kanyon, & more; also, it's 'Diva on Divas' time with Busted Open's own Gabby LaSpisa, talking about Cody & Brandi Rhodes' new reality show on TNT ...
Oct 01, 2021
And NEWWWW TNT Champion
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk AEW Dynamite from the week, in particular the two matches that bookended Wednesday night's show -- Adam Cole vs Jungle Boy, and Sammy Guevara's TNT Championship win over Miro. The guys give their insight + more; ALSO, Guevara has his first challenge for that title, and it comes from someone outside of AEW ... MLW's Bobby Fish joins Dave & Bully to explain why he called Sammy out ...
Sep 30, 2021
Has NXT 2.0 Taken A Step Back?
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray set their sights on NXT from the week ... we're a couple weeks in on the '2.0' version of NXT -- has the show taken a step back? What is the purpose of NXT in its new form? The guys look at everything NXT threw against the wall this week, in WWE's attempt to see what's going to stick ...
Sep 29, 2021
We're A Hot Mess With Chelsea Green
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down what was some stand-out wrestling this week on Monday Night RAW, including stellar work from Big E; also, the "hot mess" herself, Chelsea Green joins the guys to talk her post-WWE life in pro wrestling & more (oh boy, a whole heck of a lot more) ...
Sep 28, 2021
Was Extreme Rules ... Extreme Enough?

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray take a look at WWE's 'Extreme Rules' PPV from the wknd ... was it as "extreme" as the name implies?  Charlotte Flair vs Alexa Bliss, the return of Sasha Banks, & Roman Reigns vs Finn Balor's 'Demon' persona.  And what was with that ending?  The guys break it all down, including an explanation of why the statistics you hear on WWE TV don't always mesh with actual history. 

Sep 27, 2021
'The Masters Class': Favorite Match as a FAN

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE:  Often pro wrestlers will look back at matches through their 'critical' eye; but what about their favorite matches just as a FAN?  Alongside Dave LaGreca, Mark Henry & Bully Ray tackle that very subject ... listen as they share stories of some of their favorite matches of all time, from a fan's (& wrestler's) perspective.

Sep 26, 2021
Best of the Week & WWE Extreme Rules Picks

Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell are back together once again to break down this stacked week of pro wrestling and give you their Weekly Winner. With great shows all around, it certainly is a hard decision for Ryan & Mark, but they'll name a winner. Also, they will get you ready for WWE's Extreme Rules with a breakdown and predictions of who will be victorious at the end of Sunday night.

Sep 25, 2021
WWE Extreme Rules Preview / Arn Anderson: Cody Is "Too Hollywood"
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry preview WWE's 'Extreme Rules' PPV ... what are Finn Balor's chances against Roman Reigns on Sunday? Also, Dave & Mark are joined by two great guests: first, Tony Khan talks the success of this week's 'Grand Slam' for AEW in NYC, as well as the news that AEW has formed a partnership with the Owen Hart Foundation; then, Arn Anderson drops in to reveal that he is NOT happy with Cody Rhodes following his match this week against Malakai Black ... listen as "The Enforcer" explains why.
Sep 24, 2021
AEW Grand Slam: Omega vs Danielson
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray take a look at what should be a watershed moment for AEW: their over 20,000-in-attendance 'Grand Slam' from Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, NY this week. They break down the vibe, the atmosphere, AND the match that many came to see ... Kenny Omega vs Bryan Danielson. Kenny & Bryan battled to an epic-30 minute draw, and Dave & Bully have much to say about it.
Sep 23, 2021
NXT's Purpose / AEW's Biggest Crowd Yet
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down NXT from the week & talk about its purpose to WWE now & moving forward ... also, tonight is the night for AEW's 'Grand Slam' in Queens, NY. It's their biggest crowd yet; how important is this night for them? And if we turn back the clock to the dawn of the 'Wednesday Night War' between AEW & NXT, would we ever have thought this is where we'd be in the fall of 2021?
Sep 22, 2021
Roman Reigns Invades RAW
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down RAW from the week; the go-home show before WWE 'Extreme Rules' on Sunday. Roman Reigns & The Usos invade RAW ... did it give the red brand the boost that it needs? And what's next for Big E & the WWE Championship? Speaking of Championships, there are new Women's Tag Champs in Nikki A.S.H. & Rhea Ripley ... Dave & Bully give their take.
Sep 21, 2021
Dave Addresses The Busted Open Nation

Dave LaGreca begins this installment of the podcast by addressing the status of Tommy Dreamer, following last week's episode of 'Dark Side of the Ring' on Vice TV ... also, Dave & Bully are joined by Jonah Rock a.k.a. the one-time Bronson Reed in NXT; he talks to them about his time in WWE, & what's next for him in the world of pro wrestling ...

Sep 20, 2021
'The Masters Class': Mae Young Stories

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: On this special edition in our 'MASTERS CLASS' series, Bully Ray & Mark Henry take a stroll down memory lane & talk about a legend that will forever link their careers: the late (and great) Mae Young.  The guys talk about working with the WWE Hall of Famer back around '99-'00 & share some amazing (and hilarious) stories ... you're not gonna want to miss this one. 

Sep 19, 2021
'Dark Side of the Ring' Reaction / 'Tony Time'
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry react to last night's episode of 'Dark Side of the Ring'. Also, it's 'Tony Time' as AEW Owner Tony Khan joins to discuss AEW Rampage and AEW Dynamite.
Sep 17, 2021

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray kick off the show by talking about an explosive AEW Dynamite show from Wednesday night - that Dave was actually in attendance for.  He talks about how at times the crowd was so loud that he could barely hear what was being said as AEW continues to grow a passionate fan base.  Also, we launch our new "Keeping it Real with Renee Paquette" segment - with Renee giving us her hot takes in the world of professional wrestling and beyond!

Sep 16, 2021
Thunder Rosa ... IS IN THE HOUSE?!?
Dave LaGreca isn't having the best of days; his wife Violetta has cozied up to Thunder Rosa, & even let her into their home! Bully Ray & the Busted Open Nation take him to task for it all ... and all appears okay till THUNDER ROSA ATTACKS DAVE live on the show! You have to hear how this one turns out ... trust us.
Sep 15, 2021
And NEW WWE Champion, Big E!!
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk the BIG ending coming off of RAW this week and the BIG moment ... Big E is your new WWE Champion! They break down what went down on RAW, the decision to have this happen on RAW, what this means for Big E & The New Day, and what's next, especially as WWE plans to hold another talent draft next month ...
Sep 14, 2021
Samoa Joe Relinquishes NXT Title
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk the big news coming off the wknd, that Samoa Joe has been forced to give up his NXT Title due to injury. They talk what this means for him & the brand moving forward, on the eve of NXT's relaunch this week. Speaking of, NXT's Franky Monet joins Dave & Tommy to discuss her journey ...
Sep 13, 2021
'The Masters Class': Hallowed Halls

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer talk about the "hallowed halls" of pro wrestling -- those iconic venues that are just as meaningful to wrestling's history than as the wrestlers are themselves.  The guys share stories of the places they've both wrestled in, and watched wrestling in, & remember ... it's not the SIZE of a venue that counts, it's how you use it. 

Sep 12, 2021
"The Demon" returns with a message for Roman

Jonathan Hood hosts this edition of Busted Open Saturday with a jam packed episode that includes the return of Finn Balor to SmackDown as "The Demon" - and he confronts Roman Reigns himself!  Also, Brock Lesnar has an ultimatum for Paul Heyman as it seems everybody wants to get their hands on Roman.  Finally, we look back at professional wrestling in 2021 so far and what makes this year different than all the rest.

Sep 11, 2021
Mick Foley & Ruby Soho
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry talk to WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley on his comments that rocked the pro wrestling world this week where he talks about WWE not being "the place" anymore for young talent. Also, following her return & Battle Royale victory at AEW All Out, Ruby Soho joins the guys to talk her journey in the business, future with All Elite Wrestling & feud with AEW Women's Champion Britt Baker.
Sep 10, 2021
This Mic Isn't Hot ... It's Scorching
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down this week's AEW 'Dynamite', in particular, CM Punk & Taz squaring off on the mic, & MJF's scorching promo on Brian Pillman Jr & the Cincinnati crowd ... speaking of getting hot on the mic, a caller named 'Babe Sharky' draws the ire of the guys after calling Bully out for one of his opinions. Someone get a bucket of cold water for Dave.
Sep 09, 2021
Tony Khan On 'All Out' & What's Next For AEW
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to AEW owner Tony Khan on the heels of their 'All Out' PPV ... listen as they discuss the success of the wknd, the big talent acquisitions of late (with Bryan Danielson, Ruby Soho, & Adam Cole all debuting at 'All Out'), what's next with 'Dynamite' this week, and even the news that Kenny Omega has been ranked #1 in the PWI 500 for 2021.
Sep 08, 2021
Dave LaGreca to Thunder Rosa: STAY AWAY

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk about the perceived 'divide' fans have when it comes to pro wrestling these days; the way wrestlers see it on the inside is far different than what some fans think.  Also, Dave was confronted by Thunder Rosa at AEW Fan Fest in Chicago over the weekend ... he says "STAY AWAY" but wait, why is his wife siding with Thunder Rosa?!?

Sep 07, 2021
AEW All Out Recap and Reactions

After a historic PPV Sunday night with AEW All Out, Bully Ray & Ryan McKinnell break down the moments that got them on the edge of their seats. Bully & Ryan give their reactions to all that happened in All Out from major matches to in-ring returns, and, most especially, the surprise debuts that we got to witness in Chicago.

Sep 06, 2021
Inside AEW All Out: 'The Backstage Sessions'

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca talks to a bunch of AEW stars backstage at Fan Fest in Chicago, just ahead of AEW 'All Out' ... listen as he chats with: 1) Big Swole, 2) Santana and Ortiz, 3) Shawn Spears, 4) Kris Statlander, & 5) QT Marshall ... 

Sep 05, 2021
Busted Open's 'Inside AEW All Out'

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry come direct to YOU from AEW's Fan Fest in Chicago, just ahead of the 'All Out' PPV ... listen as they're joined by a bunch of special guests, & a whole audience of pro wrestling fans.  Guests include AEW Women's Champion Dr Britt Baker DMD, as well as Nyla Rose, Vickie Guerrero, and ... wait, is that Thunder Rosa?!?

*NOTE - Includes material not found in the broadcast version that aired on SiriusXM's Fight Nation* 

Sep 05, 2021
AEW Predictions / Talking with Eddie Kingston

Mark Henry & Ryan McKinnell break down and give their predictions for AEW's biggest PPV to date "All Out." They also get to talk to Eddie Kingston fresh after a promo gone viral last night on AEW Rampage. Sit Back, Relax, and enjoy while Mark & Ryan, as well as Eddie, get you ready for All Out!

Sep 04, 2021
RIP Shannon "Daffney" Spruill
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry are joined by Ring of Honor's Bobby Cruise & the Busted Open Nation as they all collectively remember the late Shannon "Daffney" Spruill, who was found dead this week at the age of 46. They share stories of her time in wrestling & reflect upon her memory, & tell those listening that is is ok to seek help when you're suffering.
Sep 03, 2021
It's The End Of NXT As We Know It (Do You Feel Fine?)
Dave LaGreca sees the hashtag #RIPNXT trending yesterday, so he and Bully Ray dive into all the NXT hearsay going around ... what will Vince McMahon & Bruce Prichard's involvement be moving forward? And what does it mean for Triple H & his NXT vision? It ain't just the logo -- NXT will soon be A LOT different than it once was ...
Sep 02, 2021
CM Punk Speaks His Mind

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to CM Punk about his journey back to pro wrestling & his debut for AEW, and why he needed to walk away in the first place.  Dave & Tommy also talk afterwards about what Punk's return means to the pro wrestling business, & what the future may hold ... 

Sep 01, 2021
Breaking Down Charlotte & Nia
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray look at RAW from the week & focus on what went down in the ring between RAW Women's Champion Charlotte Flair & Nia Jax on Monday night ... Dave & the Busted Open staff offer their thoughts before Bully puts school in session and breaks down what he thinks happened in the match and prior between the two superstars.
Aug 31, 2021
Your New NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray recap what was a big wknd for the NWA by checking back in with your NEW Worlds Heavyweight Champion, Trevor Murdoch ... also, Tommaso Ciampa of NXT talks with the guys ahead of a big match tomorrow, & relays where he feels he fits in as NXT moves forward for the WWE. 

Aug 30, 2021
'The Masters Class': 3 Big Returns

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer look back at last weekend & the 3 big returns we saw in pro wrestling - CM Punk on AEW Rampage, & Becky Lynch / Brock Lesnar at WWE SummerSlam.  The guys compare the 3 & talk crowd reactions on a brand-new 'Masters Class' ... listen & learn ...  

Aug 29, 2021
NWA's Trevor Murdoch / Mark on Booker T's Punk Comments

Jonathan Hood & Mark Henry welcome Trevor Murdoch ahead of his NWA title shot this wknd against Nick Aldis.  Also, Mark responds to criticism from Booker T of CM Punk’s debut AEW promo.  Mark & Jonathan also react to the biggest moments from Friday night & pick their favorite show from another loaded week of pro wrestling!

Aug 28, 2021
The Nature Boy & Tony Time
Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry welcome the one-and-only Nature Boy himself, Ric Flair, on to talk about working with the NWA again, just ahead of this wknd's 2 big PPVs -- 'EmPowerrr' & 'NWA 73' ... also, the guys are joined by AEW owner & president Tony Khan to break down a bunch of stuff, including the strength of the current AEW roster, a roster Tony says rivals one of the greatest of all time ...
Aug 27, 2021
Wait, Was That A Bryan Danielson Tease ... ?
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down AEW 'Dynamite' from the week; specifically, CM Punk's promo & that Bryan Danielson tease ... the guys talk about a possible AEW run for the former Daniel Byran in WWE, and how it could, or would differ from his time in WWE ...
Aug 26, 2021
Mickie James Is Ready To EmPowerrr
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to executive producer Mickie James about 'EmPowerrr', the all-women's NWA PPV she's put together, taking place this Saturday from The Chase Ballroom in St Louis & part of the National Wrestling Alliance's 73rd anniversary wknd ... Mickie breaks down what to expect, as well as how much this project has meant to her following her release from WWE, a true "labor of love" ...
Aug 25, 2021
Just Who Is The WWE For Now?
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray pose an interesting question in the aftermath of SummerSlam & RAW this week ... just who is WWE for now? And have we entered a new creative 'era' of the company? As some of WWE's decisions may be affecting long-standing fans one way, just maybe they're affecting much younger fans a different way, & a way needed to help cultivate that next generation of pro wrestling fans ...
Aug 24, 2021
Punk/Becky/Brock are Back/Back/Back
Dave LaGreca & WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray break down the big news coming off the weekend; mainly, the 3 big returns we saw ... Brock Lesnar returns at the end of SummerSlam to confront Roman Reigns, Becky Lynch returns & wins the SmackDown Women's Championship in 27 seconds (did it have to happen that way??), and CM Punk debuts for AEW Friday night in his hometown of Chicago ... listen and learn.
Aug 23, 2021
'The Masters Class': Fan Interactions

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer talk all about 'fan interactions' in pro wrestling ... as Bully's saying goes, "respectful fans will get what they want; disrespectful fans will get what they deserve."  The guys tell their stories & more ... 

Aug 22, 2021
CM Punk Debuts on AEW

CM Punk debuts on AEW Rampage and single handedly transforms the wrestling landscape.  The reaction, the buzz, the feedback has been nonstop as CM Punk is back in professional wrestling.  What's this mean for AEW?  What's this mean for WWE?  Ryan McKinnell & Tommy Dreamer discuss all this and more.   Plus, Mark Henry - who was commentating on AEW Rampage last night when Punk debut talked about the experience and what he thinks this means for AEW and more!

Aug 21, 2021
Busted Open's SummerSlam PREVIEW

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer get you all set for WWE SummerSlam.  Consider this your audio primer!  Listen as they break down the card & offer their predictions on what's going to happen tonight in Las Vegas ... don't miss it ... 

Aug 21, 2021
Does Cena Get #17 At SummerSlam?

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry have differing opinions on whether John Cena can capture his record-breaking 17th World Championship at SummerSlam on Saturday ... listen as they hash it out. Also, Tony Khan talks to the guys mere hours before what is expected to be a 'memorable' edition of AEW 'Rampage' ...

Aug 20, 2021
That's The Old Stinger That Many Of Us Remember

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down what was a high energy AEW 'Dynamite' from the week, in particular Sting & Darby Allin vs 2.0, & Chris Jericho's final '5 Labours of Jericho' showdown against MJF.  The guys give their takes, & oh yeah ... STING NO SOLD A TABLE.  What does Bully have to say about this?  Listen & find out ... 

Aug 19, 2021
The 'Go-Home' For NXT TakeOver 36
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk NXT from the week, leading into 'TakeOver 36' this weekend ... will Karrion Kross retain his title? Or will Samoa Joe put him to sleep? The guys talk NXT with the Busted Open Nation ... also, ahead of 'Dynamite' in Houston, Dave & Tommy are joined by Houston native Sammy Guevara to talk all things AEW ...
Aug 18, 2021
Who Is RAW Written For?

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray look back on the go-home edition of RAW from the week, and ask: just who exactly is RAW written for? They break down audience perceptions & expectations for the red brand, as WWE heads into SummerSlam this wknd; speaking of the wknd, the guys are also joined by Samoa Joe to talk NXT TakeOver 36 this Sunday... 

Aug 17, 2021
Will John Cena Win At SummerSlam?
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray tackle the big question on the heels of SmackDown last Friday ... will John Cena beat Roman Reigns this Saturday at SummerSlam? And will the appearance of one Ric Flair over the wknd at Triplemania in Mexico City have anything to do with it? Also (& speaking of Triplemania) IMPACT Knockouts Champ (& newly crowned Reina de Reinas Champ) Deonna Purrazzo joins the show to talk about becoming the NEW 'belt collector'
Aug 16, 2021
'The Masters Class': Two Days A Week (On TV)

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer talk about that "2nd night" of TV ... when a major promotion adds more nights of primetime television, on the heels of AEW's premiere of 'Rampage' (making Fridays now the home to shows from both AEW & WWE/SmackDown). The guys talk what to do (and what not to do) to make each night of TV compelling to the wrestling audience ... 

Aug 15, 2021
AEW Rampage Debut!

Ryan McKinnell and special guest host Jonathan Hood talk about AEW Rampage debuting on Friday night!  The wrestling wars are continuing on as Rampage will now face Smackdown and who knows what will happen!  Christian defeated Kenny Omega for the title, as well as Cena calls out Reigns for Summerslam.  Lots to unpack here but fear not, because we have you covered on an all new edition of Busted Open Saturday!

Aug 14, 2021
Hey, You Got Your AEW In My IMPACT ... No, You Got Your IMPACT In My AEW

Tommy Dreamer talks to not one, but TWO execs in professional wrestling about not just theirs, but the overall growing partnerships in the business these days -- IMPACT's Scott D'Amore & AEW's Tony Khan, with our own Mark Henry joining for the latter discussion, mere hours before the premiere of 'Rampage' on TNT ... 

Aug 13, 2021
"Dave's Not Here"
It's the return of the Fat 'N The Furious aka Bully Ray & Tommy Dreamer! They break down AEW Dynamite from the week, including The 4th Labour of Jericho aka Jericho vs Wardlow in the main event. Our own Gabby LaSpisa was there for her 1st AEW experience ... what did she think? Dave LaGreca was there too, but didn't show up in time for Busted Open ... where the heck is he?
Aug 12, 2021
The Long March to Rampage
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer look at NXT from Tuesday -- particularly Dragunov vs Dunne, and Cole & O'Reilly squaring off ahead of TakeOver 36 ... also, AEW President/CEO Tony Khan drops by to talk Dynamite AND Rampage this week, with news on matchups & some potential surprises on the horizon ...
Aug 11, 2021
Episode VI: Return of the RKBro
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down this week's RAW, & a bright spot -- the return of RKBro (Riddle & Randy Orton). Also, on the heels of all the talent releases over the past few months, the guys talk about wrestlers finding success outside of the WWE ecosystem, as changes are expected to come for NXT ...
Aug 10, 2021
The End Of NXT As We Know It
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray reflect upon the recent talent releases in NXT, & the greater meaning behind them: is NXT changing? What exactly was NXT, and what is it set to become now? And how much did the 'Wednesday Night War' factor into this? Also, the guys are joined by nZo (formerly Enzo Amore in WWE), who shares his thoughts on a bunch of stuff, including NXT.
Aug 09, 2021
'The Masters Class': The Pro Wrestling Rumor Mill

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer have a heated discussion about the pro wrestling 'rumor mill' & how rampant rumors & spoilers are (especially on the internet) ... they talk about how it can be a detriment to not just the business, but fans' enjoyment, too.

Aug 08, 2021
Why is the WWE Releasing more Wrestlers?

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry give you the latest regarding the breaking news of the WWE releasing more wrestlers - including Bronson Reed.  Both of them can't understand why it happened, especially with Reed who is so talented and was doing great.  What's the end goal here for the WWE?  This comes a week after they let Bray Wyatt go as well.  What does this mean for the NXT brand and also - will AEW pick any of them up?

Aug 07, 2021
MJF & ... Dave's Wife???

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry break down the week that was in pro wrest... wait, did you see that twitter exchange between MJF & Dave's wife Violetta??  Dave is NOT happy, & makes it known to MJF before he & Mark head to Pittsburgh next week.  Also, Melina joins the guys to talk about her surprise IMPACT appearance, & her upcoming match against Deonna Purrazzo at NWA's 'EmPowerrr' PPV this month ...

Aug 06, 2021
RIP Bobby Eaton
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray remember the late "Beautiful" Bobby Eaton, who died Wednesday at the age of 62. They remember his life & work, especially as part of The Midnight Express ... Bully shares his thoughts on Eaton's importance to tag team wrestling, & the guys are joined by Busted Open's own Mark Henry to share his stories of Eaton as well ...
Aug 05, 2021
It's 'Tony Time' w/Tony Khan
Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer talk to AEW owner Tony Khan ahead of this week's 'Dynamite' ... they break down all things AEW, & Tony offers his comments on Max Caster's controversial promo from 'AEW Dark' this week. Then, IMPACT's Rachael Ellering joins Dave & Tommy, as they all talk about her mixed-tag teaming with Tommy this past weekend at IMPACT 'Homecoming', & their tribute to her father Paul & The Road Warriors.
Aug 04, 2021
Ric Flair Gone from WWE?
Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk about the release of the legendary Ric Flair from WWE, & react to the stories circulating as to why Flair is now gone from WWE; this leads to a recap of Charlotte's Flair's match against Nikki ASH from RAW this week ... also, what does the idea of an available Ric Flair mean for the pro wrestling landscape? AND the guys revisit comments Flair made on the show back in February, about his daughter's creative direction in WWE.
Aug 03, 2021
Bray Wyatt Released By WWE

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray break down the big news coming off the weekend, that WWE has come to terms with Bray Wyatt.  Last seen in the ring at Wrestlemania this year, what's to make of this release?  Does this one hit different than other talent releases of late?  The guys also muse about the relationship between talent & creative in WWE & beyond ...


Aug 02, 2021
'The Masters Class': What Is NXT?

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer talk the past/present/future of NXT, especially following the recent exploits of NXT champ Karrion Kross on main roster WWE ... What is NXT?  Is it purely developmental? Or a 3rd brand? And did the outcome of its battle against AEW affect the way WWE perceives it? 

Aug 01, 2021
Sasha Banks' Return & Cena's Edgy Promo/ Weekly Winner

Ryan McKinnell and AEW's Mark Henry give their reactions on seeing the return of "The Boss" Sasha Banks on Smackdown, and give their thoughts on the recent exchange of promos between Roman Reigns and John Cena regarding a certain sexual act. Also, find out the best show in pro wrestling this week when Ryan and Mark give their Weekly Winner.

Jul 31, 2021
The Pro Wrestling RUMOR Mill

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry dive headfirst into all the rumors circulating 'round the world of pro wrestling lately ... including those on AEW & their upcoming dates in Chicago.  Does AEW have something special lined up for Chi-Town in August?  Dave & Mark talk it out.  Also, AEW & NXT ratings from the week, & a special 'guest' appearance that'll have you going "OH MY GOD..." 

Jul 30, 2021
Jericho vs Gage at AEW's Fight for the Fallen

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray analyze the action from AEW's 'Fight for the Fallen' this week on 'Dynamite' ... how did AEW measure up this week?  And we've now had 4 high profile deathmatches in the last 1.5 weeks, with the latest being Chris Jericho vs Nick Gage.  It may not be for everybody, but they certainly brought the violence this week ... Dave & Bully break it down. 

Jul 29, 2021
The Stars of Starz's 'Heels'

Dave LaGreca & Tommy Dreamer take a look at NXT from the week, sitting in its temporary home on The SyFy Channel during the Olympics ... also, the guys talk to the lead actors from the upcoming Starz series 'Heels' -- Stephen Amell & Alexander Ludwig.  The show should certainly resonate with wrestling fans, who should also most certainly recognize Stephen from his appearances in WWE, ROH, & at 'All In'.  They discuss what it takes to portray wrestling in a scripted TV drama, CM Punk's involvement in the show, & more ... 

Jul 28, 2021
Is WWE a Wrestling Company?

Dave LaGreca and WWE Hall of Famer Bully Ray dive into comments made back in April from WWE President Nick Khan (which recently resurfaced). He says WWE isn't a 'wrestling' company, but an 'entertainment' one (but still describes their talent as 'wrestlers') ... but does this sense of perception hurt WWE in their focus? And how do their competitors view themselves? The guys talk it out ... 

Jul 27, 2021
Your New GCW World Champ is ... Matt Cardona?

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk about what quickly became one of biggest stories in pro wrestling over the weekend ... Matt Cardona's shocking win over Nick Gage at GCW 'Homecoming' in Atlantic City Saturday night.  A guy bred for 'sports entertainment' besting the king of the deathmatches?  The guys break it all down, before being joined by Cardona himself, calling in direct from Disneyland with his new GCW Title. 

Jul 26, 2021
'The Masters Class': RETURN of the Crowds

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: Dave LaGreca, Bully Ray, Mark Henry, & Tommy Dreamer talk about the return of live crowds to pro wrestling & the "power of the pop" -- that in-the-moment effect that live in-the-flesh fans have on wrestlers. 

Jul 25, 2021
This WWE Great calls out Roman Reigns

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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!
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!
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
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
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

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

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
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
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
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
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

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

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
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