Rasslin' with Brandon F. Walker

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 Aug 3, 2021


Professional wrestling is the greatest spectacle in the world and now, Barstool Sports is back in the ring with a podcast featuring a crazed wrestling fan. For his entire life, host Brandon Walker has been two things: An idiot and a wrestling fanatic. From the Attitude Era to the heyday of Hulkmania all the way through the Undisputed Era, he's sharing his love for wrestling. This is entertainment. This is Barstool. This is Rasslin'.

Episode Date
Episode 27 - The Best There Is, the Best There Was, the Best There Ever Will Be
We start the show off with a recap of the amazing PPV that was Double or Nothing by AEW. Not one match let Brandon down and he goes through each one. We talk about Roman Reigns and who his next opponent could be, that can match his level. Could it be John Cena? Will we see it at SummerSlam? After that, Brandon interviews Bret "The Hit Man" Hart(25:24) and we talk about some of his most famous matches and some of the more underrated ones. Of course "We Just Made the List" is Bret Hart related with Brandon's favorite matches of all time. We answer your voicemails and had an emergency ending with the recent releases from the WWE.
Jun 02, 2021
Episode 26 - Brandon Walker is Right About Everything
Brandon Walker has to get a few things off his chest and a lot of it has to do with the online wrestling community. He specifically gets into the Velveteen Dream controversy and John Cena apologizing to China for calling Taiwan a country. After that, we talk about the excitement about having crowds back and the impact it will have on the wrestlers turning face or heel. We preview the upcoming AEW Double or Nothing event and how great of a card it is on PAPER. Then we get into "We Just Made the List" of the 5 most underrated acts and of course we end with your voicemails.
May 25, 2021
Episode 25 - Drew McIntyre is Back and ZOMBIES
We get right into it talking about Wrestlemania Backlash and specifically about zombies. Yes, zombies. Was it a Good Idea? We talk about Roman Reigns' dominance and who will be the one that really challenges him. Then we get into what AEW is doing and what's going on with the Inner Circle and the Pinnacle. Brandon believes the Pinnacle is deserving of some hardware and it would really punch up their storyline. We then interview Drew McIntyre(15:46) about his upcoming book, his current feud with Bobby Lashley, and where he goes from here. Finally, the show ends with "We Just Made the List" the Top 5 cringe-worthy moments in wrestling history, and of course your voicemails.
May 18, 2021
Episode 24 - Shawn Michaels and Johnny Gargano
We have a Jam-Packed episode for you guys. We start the episode off with an interview with Mr. Takeover himself, Johnny Gargano(10:44) and he announces some breaking news, exclusively on Rasslin'. After we interview him we get one of our all-time GOATs in wrestling, Shawn Michaels(35:49) to talk to us about his Biography episode airing soon on A&E. We also talk NXT and all the talent being developed and Shawn's role in making that happen. Of course, we talk a bit about the past too. After that we get into "We Just Made the List" Top 5 "In Your House" matches and finally, we end on your voicemails and boy did you guys bring it!!!
May 11, 2021
Episode 23 - What Does Everybody Want?! Al Snow on Rasslin'
Brandon is joined by Al Snow to talk about OVW Wrestling, wrestler development, and of course the attitude era. Before we get to that, Brandon gets off his chest a take about the Peacock Network and how it's using the WWE. Brian Hadad joins the show again for "We Just Made the List" for their Top 5 Face Turns. After that, we get right into the listener voicemails, and boy they don't disappoint...kind of. Finally, we end the show with Al Snow(58:03)!
May 04, 2021
Episode 22 - The Hot Mess Episode with Chelsea Green
Brandon is joined by recently released, Chelsea Green from the WWE. At first, it was going to be an interview but we decided to have her on the whole show and boy was it fun. Brandon and Chelsea discuss the current state of wrestling, the disrespect Mickie James received after being released, and how the WWE handled the aftermath. We talk to Chelsea about her career and what's next for her while trying to get her to be on the show more regularly. After that, "We Just Made the List" of the Top 8 wrestling finishers of all time is given by Brandon with Chelsea reacting and finally we end on our voicemails from the listeners. It's a fun one!!!
Apr 27, 2021
Episode 21 - Dylan Postl aka Swoggle on to Talk RNR and Rasslin'
Dylan Postl joins Rasslin'(47:57) to talk about his upcoming fight at Rough N' Rowdy, and things get heated. We have a possible Kalisto fan call in our voicemails and Brandon lists his Top 5 Wrestling TV Shows of All-Time for "We Just Made the List." All this PLUS we talk about the WWE releases, where some talent may go AND what is Peacock doing to WWE streaming???
Apr 21, 2021
Episode 20 - Bobby Lashley and the Wrestlemania 37 Recap
Wrestlemania 37 just ended and Brandon is here to recap both nights. He loved most of the matches and but wasn't a fan of a few. We talk about the amazing main events and what's next for a few wrestlers while answering listener voicemails. Oh yeah, we also got THE WWE CHAMPION Bobby Lashley(19:33) for an interview following his amazing night. He drops a minor bomb, not calling someone out but saying he'd like to take someone on...find out who!!!
Apr 12, 2021
Episode 19 - The Miz, Wrestlemania 37 is here and Brandon has the CoCo
Wrestlemania 37 is here and we have the Miz join us to talk about his match-up against Bad Bunny(17:32). While talking to him, we get some great stories about his father and the famous meme he became a part of. On top of that, the Miz talks about the respect that needs to be earned by Bad Bunny. We recap NXT TakeOver night 1 and look forward to the 2-night event this weekend. Following the preview, Brandon decided to go with TWO "We Just Made the List." One being his Top 5 Wrestlemania matches and the other being his Top 5 Most Underrated Wrestlemania Matches. It's a short one but we will be back after Mania to recap the event!!!
Apr 08, 2021
Episode 18 - Karrion Kross and Dan Vollmayer Join the Show
We are joined this week by guest host Dan Vollmayer, who had previously been on WWE's The Bump. He gives us his perspective on Mania coming up and some of his thoughts on the current state of wrestling. Brandon and Dan reveal their Top 5 Wrestlemania Venues for "We Just Made the List" and then Brandon interviews Karrion Kross (01:02:10) about his upcoming match against Finn Balor, while also mentioning his favorite Sylvester Stallone movies like Demolition Man. Last but not least, we hear from you guys in our voicemail segment. Mania is so close!!!
Mar 30, 2021
Episode 17 - The Murderhawk Monster Lance Archer and Mania is Around the Corner
We head into the week with the last interview we got while down at AEW. To finish it off, we have none other than the Murderhawk Monster, Lance Archer (21:59). Brandon talks with him about his catchphrase "Everbody Dies," his amazing nickname, and how it's been for him competing in AEW. On top of that, we talk about his relationship with Jake 'The Snake' Roberts and wanting to be champion. Following that, we get into Wrestlemania being around the corner and some of the matches to look forward to. "We Just Made the List" is a fun one with the top 5 Wrestlemania surprises of all time and of course we answer your voicemails!
Mar 23, 2021
Episode 16 - Tony Schiavone Interview and Charlie from Starkville Calls In
We get right into the episode with Tony Schiavone(19:35) and his amazing career, from the past to the present. Before that, Brandon recaps AEW Dynamite following the PPV they had with the dud explosion and the recovery job they did. We then get into "We Just Made the List" from a listener suggestion, the top 5 crowd affected matches of all time. Following that, we get into your questions with the listener voicemails and a certain Charlie from Starkville calls in...but is it the real Charlie???
Mar 16, 2021
Episode 15 - Jake "The Snake" Roberts and Our Time with AEW
What a week in Rasslin'. We just got back from being in Jacksonville for almost a week and do we have some stories to tell. From Brandon meeting and speaking with wrestlers in the hotel bar, to being backstage for the Shaq match and then experiencing AEW Revolution. On top of that, we were able to get some amazing interviews, and this episode right here, you get to hear the 2 best interviews we have gotten as a podcast. Jake "The Snake Roberts" (28:02) and MJF (1:42:12). Two completely different spectrums but equally as entertaining. Also, we answer your voicemails and emails!
Mar 09, 2021
Episode 14 - Break the Walls Down with Chris Jericho
Chris Jericho joins Brandon to talk about AEW Revolution, the current AEW roster, the past, and everything else Rasslin'. We then make a list of the Top 10, that's right 10, Intercontinental Championship matches of all-time. Before that though, we get into some crazy voicemails from our loyal listeners and they did not disappoint this week. Finally, we end with some emails...one, in particular, that helped us end the show. You know who you are!
Mar 02, 2021
Episode 13 - WCW Episode and the Best MITB Cash-Ins
Brandon gets us started with some great WCW themes, and Disco Inferno kicks off the show, getting us in the right mood. After a rehash of the Elimination Chamber PPV, Brandon then lists his top WCW moments and goes into detail about them. Following that we take voicemails, emails and just have some fun with the listeners. We end with "We Just Made the List" Top 5 MITB Cash-Ins and finally, to cap it off we recap some rasslin' from the night before!
Feb 23, 2021
Episode 12 - NXT Takeover Recap with Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez
We recap the awesome night that was NXT Takeover Vengeance Day and how it was from Brandon's perspective as he helped host the Preshow. We interview the Women's Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic winners, Dakota Kai and Raquel Gonzalez, and learn a lot about the duo. Then we get into "We Just Made the List" with Brian Hadad on the top 5 moments from the Monday Night Wars. Following that, we get into listener voicemails and emails!
Feb 16, 2021
Episode 11 - Bianca Belair, The Women's Royal Rumble Winner and the Top 10 Heel Turns
After winning the Women's Royal Rumble, Bianca Belair joins the show to talk about her recent success and rise to stardom. Following the interview, Brandon breaks down the current state of wrestling. Then we get into "We Just Made the List' with a friend of the program, Rob Brown, on the Top 10 Biggest Heel Turns. Finally, we finish up the episode with your voicemails and send you off into the Rasslin' week!
Feb 09, 2021
Episode 10 - Royal Rumble Recap
We immediately get into everything related to the Royal Rumble and Brandon's thoughts on it. The match between Kevin Owens and Roman Reigns is an early contender for match of the year. The Men's and Women's rumble did a good job of setting up storylines and characters down the road, but is it in his Top 10 Rumbles of all-time? "We Just Made the List" on the Top 5 Tag Teams in the attitude era and of course some AWESOME voicemails from the loyal listeners!
Feb 02, 2021
Episode 9 - WWE Champion Drew McIntyre and Rumble Week
It's Rumble week and we start off the show with an interview with THE WWE CHAMPION, Drew McIntyre. Following that we get into all the news surrounding wrestling. The WWE Network folding into the NBC Peacock streaming network, The Undertaker's comments on this generation's wrestlers, and then what to expect from the Royal Rumble this weekend. We of course have our weekly segments "We Just Made the List" on the top 5 Royal Rumble matches and then we respond to some of our loyal listener's voicemails!!!
Jan 26, 2021
Episode 8 - Tony Khan from AEW and the Royal Rumble is Around the Corner
We are joined this episode by the one and only, Tony Khan, President of All Elite Wrestling. Brandon discusses how AEW has been producing shows in the COVID era and not losing any steam. His ideas and innovative ways of bringing the action to fans and how he's been a life-long fan himself. We get a real good look at the business side of things but also get to mark out with him. After that we recap all the different shows in the past week, answer listener voicemails, and "We Just Made the List" of Brandon's Top 5 Managers ever!!!
Jan 19, 2021
Episode 7 - Stone Cold Steve Austin Interview + Much More
We are joined by our first guest and boy is it a big one. No one other than the Texas Rattle Snake himself, Stone Cold Steve Austin. He shares with us some never before heard stories and get into why it's "Rasslin'" and not "Wrestling." Along with that, Brandon gets into "We Just Made the List" for the Top Ten Royal Rumble Moments. Finally, we get into some emails and voicemails from our great listeners and it gets interesting!
Jan 12, 2021
Episode 6 - Royal Rumble Season is Here
It's the best time of the year and that is Royal Rumble season. We have a few weeks until the big show and leading up to it, Brandon lists some of his favorite Non-Rumble, Rumble matches for this week's "We Just Made the List." Before we get into that, we talk about the touching tribute by AEW on John Huber's life and how well they executed it. Then we get into this week's voicemails which did not disappoint and left Brandon in awe. Finally, we recap Legends Night on RAW!
Jan 05, 2021
Episode 5 - Remembering Jon Huber and a Look Back at Wrestling in 2020
Brandon is back with a look back on the year that was 2020 in rasslin'. He names his top wrestler from the year, top manager, and top tag-team. Before we do that we talk about the passing of Jon Huber aka Brodie Lee aka Luke Harper and how loved he was by all. Then we are joined by Rob Brown, host of The Rob Brown Show on ESPN Upstate, for "We Just made the List," Top 5 surprise returns to professional wrestling. Finally, we end on a raw recap and the direction it may be heading into the new year! And of course, listener emails and voicemails.
Dec 29, 2020
Episode 4 - TLC PPV Recap and Top 5 Wrestling Years of Brandon's Lifetime
Brandon Walker is back and reviews the TLC PPV which had some amazing matches. He touches on the main events and the ending to Bray vs Randy. Before that, we set the mood and get the energy going with a few wrestling themes. "We Just Made the List" is back with Brandon naming his Top 5 Wrestling Years of Brandon's Lifetime. Then we go through some listener voicemails and end the show with a recap of Monday Night Raw!!!
Dec 22, 2020
Episode 3 - Tony Khan Story and Top 5 IC Champs with Clem
BRANDON IS BACK! He starts the show off with some electric themes to get us going. Then storytime, where Brandon tells us about a funny text exchange between him and Tony Khan(AEW). We recap all the different factions and what they are currently doing for their companies. We then get into the Top 5 Intercontinental Champions with Clem. Finally, we listen and answer some great voicemails from our listeners!!!
Dec 15, 2020
Episode 2 - The Attitude Era with Troopz
Brandon is back and we debut a new segment, "We Just Made the List." A Top 5 list about anything wrestling related. The first iteration is with our newest hire Troopz, who has a love for the attitude era. The guys go through their Top 5 Raw moments from that era. Along with that, Brandon gets in to all the great wrestling happening right now with all the different companies bringing the heat. We then recap RAW and then answer some listener questions. We also touch on the greatness of Pat Patterson and his impact on modern-day wrestling! 0:00 - 5:45 Starting with some Wrestling Themes 8:25 - 19:26 Wrestling Round Up 20:01 - 51:58 - We Just Made the List with Troopz 56:29 - 1:08:38 - Monday Night Raw recap 1:08:45 - 1:19:54 - Answering listeners questions
Dec 08, 2020
Episode 1 - This is Rasslin'
We start off with what this show is and isn't about. Then we talk about the GOATs, Brandon's favorite Mania, why Bobby Heenan is his favorite wrestling personality ever, Roman Reigns, and a quick recap of RAW! 1:53 - 7:05 — Some of the best wrestling entrance themes 9:34 - 14:28 — What this show is about 20:47 - 22: 47 — What makes a good heel? 24:00 - 29:18 — Brandon growing up as a Wrestling fan 33:00 - 42:21 — Who is the GOAT? 46:56 - 48:22 — Brandon’s Favorite Wrestling Personality 51:00 - 58:52 — FAQs from the listeners 59:49 - 1:06:22 — Monday Night Raw Recap
Dec 01, 2020
Are You Ready?
We. Are. Live! For the common fan by the common fan. This is Barstool. This is Brandon Walker. This is Rasslin’.
Nov 25, 2020