Gail Kim – Main Event Radio S14E31

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On the latest episode of Main Event Radio, Ryan Rider went 1-on-1 with Impact Wrestling Hall of Famer Gail Kim to discuss her retirement, Bound for Glory coming to Canada, her involvement in Season 2 of GLOW, and thoughts on the Mae Young Classic.

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Chris Jericho returns to MER, Josh Mathews on Bound for Glory in Ottawa, Remembering Bobby Heenan – Main Event Radio S14E30

MER Logo September 2017 Chris Jericho CJLOdownloadA jam-packed episode of Main Event Radio. WWE Superstar, Rockstar, 3x New York Times Bestselling author, and multiple-time Main Event Radio Interview of the Year winner, CHRIS JERICHO steps back into the Main Event for his record-breaking 9th appearance. We discuss his new book No is a Four Letter Word – How I Failed Spelling but Succeeded in Life, and his recent feuds with Kevin Owens, Dean Ambrose, and AJ Styles.

Impact Wrestling presents Bound for Glory in Ottawa, Ontario on November 5th at the Aberdeen Pavillion. We will be having special guests on each week from Impact to discuss this major Canadian wrestling event. To start things off, Ryan Rider goes 1-on-1 with announcer Josh Mathews to talk about BFG in Canada. We also join into a teleconference with Impact Tag Team Champions Latin American Xchange & Konnan. The Main Event Radio crew share their thoughts on the passing of Bobby “the Brain” Heenan and preview WWE’s No Mercy.

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Looking back at the Mae Young Classic, Kevin Owens attack on Vince McMahon – Main Event Radio S14E29

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Looking back at WWE’s Mae Young Classic 32-woman tournament. With reactions from Triple H, Alundra Blayze, the cast of Netflix’s GLOW, and the winner of the tournament, Japan’s Kairi Sane.

We hear from members of GFW’s creative team – Sonjay Dutt, Scott D’Amore, and Big John Gaburick. And Ryan Rider reacts to Kevin Owens headbutting Vince McMahon.

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Stories about the legendary “Mad Dog” Vachon, Johnny Impact, Update on Jeff Jarrett – Main Event Radio S14E28

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A great interview between Ryan Rider and wrestling historian and author Pat Laprade about his Maurice “Mad Dog” Vachon book, now available in bookstores everywhere. He shares some of the unbeliveable stories of the Mad Dog, and his friendship with the wrestling legend who was ahead of his time.

We hear from Johnny Impact/Mundo on his GFW debut, Bound for Glory, Jason David Frank, and his new movie Boone the Bounty Hunter. Plus an update on Jeff Jarrett’s hiatus.

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Aftermath of Mayweather vs McGregor, GFW Champ Eli Drake & Chris Adonis – Main Event Radio S14E27

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Ryan Rider and Adam Caplan look back at the historic Floyd “Money” Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight. Topics discussed include Mayweather’s retirement and what is next for McGregor. We also hear post-fight comments from both. We then join into a live teleconference with new Global Force Wrestling champion Eli Drake.

And Ryan delves into the backstage pass with news on Bobby Roode, Shelton Benjamin, Dancing with the Stars, a health update on Ric Flair, and revealing who is ranked #1 in this year’s PWI 500.

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Petey Williams Interview – Main Event Radio S14E26

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A revealing 60-minute interview with the “Canadian Destroyer” Petey Williams on his return to professional wrestling after a three year hiatus. We discuss the circumstances that lead to his initial retirement, other wrestlers using his finishing move, coming back to GFW, the success of fellow Team Canada members in NXT, and his current goals in the industry. Hosted by Ryan Rider.

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Latest news on Ric Flair, Summerslam, NXT Brooklyn III & Destination X Previews – Main Event Radio S14E25

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The latest update on “Nature Boy” Ric Flair, currently in rough shape following a health scare and surgery.

Our previews and Ryan Rider’s picks for SummerSlam, NXT Takeover: Brooklyn III, and GFW Destination X. Featuring audio from Low Ki, Lashley, Trevor Lee, Nakamura, Naomi, Sasha Banks, Natalya, and Jinder Mahal.

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Special Guest Sami Zayn – Main Event Radio S14E24

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Featuring a 1-on-1 interview between Ryan Rider and WWE Superstar Sami Zayn. They discuss him wrestling this weekend in his hometown of Montreal, being the perrenial underdog, making Raw & Smackdown different, and his “Sami for Syria” campaign.

Comedian and Wrestling Manager Mike Paterson talks IWS Scarred for Life and his highly successful shows at Just for Laughs Festival. Audio from GFW Wrestling’s Karen Jarrett, Sienna, and Laurel Van Ness. Plus news updates on John Cena, Bayley, Brock Lesnar, and Summerslam.

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Dutch Mantell/Bruce Pritchard, WWE Battleground, Lesnar return to UFC? – Main Event Radio S14E23

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We take part in the GFW Bruce Pritchard and Dutch Mantell teleconference. Ryan Rider’s thoughts on WWE Battleground, Jason Angle, and will Brock Lesnar return to the UFC.

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Jeff Jarrett, Remembering the Pulse Nightclub Shooting, WWE Great Balls of Fire Review – Main Event Radio S14E22

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On the July 12th episode of Main Event Radio, we covered a live press conference with Global Force Wrestling‘s Chief Creative Officer, Jeff Jarrett. Jarrett was joined by Tony Marrero, an Orlando, Florida resident who survived the Pulse Nightclub shooting.  Marrero was shot four times in the back and once in the arm. Marrero and Jarrett discussed the emotional tribute “Remembering Pulse Nightclub, 1 Year Later,” held at The Impact Zone last week.

Host Ryan Rider asked Jeff Jarrett to talk about the working agreements and talent exchanges with Lucha Libre AAA, Pro Wrestling NOAH, and other promotions. Jarrett also provided an update on GFW Champion Alberto El Patron, indefinitely suspended following domestic abuse allegations and the legal issue over ownership of the “Broken Hardy’s” intellectual property.

In the second half of the show, Ryan looked back at WWE’s Great Balls of Fire featuring Brock Lesnar vs Samoa Joe, the release of Austin Aries, and Dixie Carter appearing on the WWE Network.

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