Around the Ring with Ring Rap

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Senior Writer Bill Wentz is back from vacation and swings by to bring the Thursday night show. The agenda this evening:

  • Gail Kim announces she is retiring at the end of 2017;
  • An update on the health of former Tough Enough winner Matt Cappotelli;
  • Comparing the GM runs of Kurt Angle and Mick Foley;
  • The full list of announced competitors for the WWE Mae Young Classic;
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

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Drew Koscelek is back again for another Tuesday dose of commentary. He's here to talk about:

  • Looking back on WWE Great Balls of Fire
  • Quick thoughts on WWE Raw
  • A short preview of Smackdown and AJ Styles as the new US Champ
  • Austin Aries departing WWE
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS)

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Iron Horse" by Chris Martyn, Geoff Harvey and Mark Fildes of Purple Planet Music (http://www.purple-planet.com) 

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Senior Writer Bill Wentz drops in for the Thursday show to talk about some things on his mind. The agenda this afternoon:

  • The rundown on NJPW's "G1 Special in the USA";
  • An unexpected rant on WWE long-term storyline booking;
  • Commentary on NJPW talking of opening offices and a dojo in Los Angeles in preparation for a 2018 US tour;
  • Dana White claims Michael Bisping's next opponent comes from UFC 213 on Saturday night;
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Grease Monkey," Chris Martyn and Geoff Harvey, found on Purple-Planet.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Happy Independence Day to those listening in the United States! For everyone else, it's just July 4th. Anyhow, Drew's here to talk about some pro wrestling before he heads out to grill things. Topics include: 

  • Smith Hart passes away at the age of 68
  • The final card for Great Balls of Fire
  • Quick results for Impact Wrestling Slammiversary
  • Thoughts on the GFW/Impact merger
  • Impact announces Super X Cup
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS)

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Iron Horse" by Chris Martyn, Geoff Harvey and Mark Fildes of Purple Planet Music (http://www.purple-planet.com) 

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Senior Writer Bill Wentz returns to his Thursday time slot, and on a weak news night just spins some opinions on a few things. The agenda tonight:

  • Thoughts on a rumored SummerSlam match change and its implications;
  • News on the UFC 214 card for July and some opinion;
  • Dana White's comments on Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson and why he's not like Conor McGregor;
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Grease Monkey," Chris Martyn and Geoff Harvey, found on Purple-Planet.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Wahoo! Drew is back for Tuesdays! He's here to talk about: 

  • WWE Responding to the use of racial slurs during the MizTV segment on Raw.
  • Daniel Bryan challenging Cody Rhodes to a match if he beats Bryan's ROH Championship record.
  • Lita and Jim Ross to call Mae Young Classic.
  • A look at Impact Wrestling's Slammiversary.
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS)

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Iron Horse" by Chris Martyn, Geoff Harvey and Mark Fildes of Purple Planet Music (http://www.purple-planet.com) 

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Drew Koscelek is back for one more Thursday show. He talks about: 

  • WWE gauging interest in possible future Wrestlemania locations
  • A look at the announced participants of the Mae Young Classic
  • Mauro Ranallo to do commentary for WWE's NXT brand
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS)

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Iron Horse" by Chris Martyn, Geoff Harvey and Mark Fildes of Purple Planet Music (http://www.purple-planet.com) 

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Category:Around the Ring with Ring Rap -- posted at: 8:52pm EDT

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Senior Writer Bill Wentz drops in to deliver the second of two special Tuesday evening editions of Around the Ring before heading back to his normal time slot next week. The agenda tonight:

  • Expanded thoughts on WWE Raw;
  • News on Germaine de Randamie being stripped of the UFC Women's Featherweight Championship;
  • Talk of Shelton Benjamin possibly working his way back to WWE again after shoulder surgery;
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Grease Monkey," Chris Martyn and Geoff Harvey, found on Purple-Planet.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Do not adjust your volume. Drew Koscelek is controlling this Thursday's transmissions. He's here to talk about: 

  • The news, including two new pro wrestling fathers
  • TNA Slammiversary Commentary team announced
  • A quick look at the Money in the Bank card
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS)

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Iron Horse" by Chris Martyn, Geoff Harvey and Mark Fildes of Purple Planet Music (http://www.purple-planet.com) 

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Don't adjust your radio dials!  Senior Writer Bill Wentz checks in for the first of two weeks of special Tuesday evening editions of Around the Ring. The agenda tonight:

  • Expanded thoughts on WWE Raw, including a brief product rant;
  • Mauro Ranallo and Mike Goldberg join Bellator MMA's commentary team;
  • Quick hits on UFC Fight Night on FOXSports that happened Saturday;
  • ...plus more!

We welcome your feedback!  Let us know what you like and what you'd like to hear!

Be sure to check out our weekly show, Ring Rap Audio! (Google PlayiTunes | Stitcher | TuneIn

Follow all of us on Twitter as well: @RingRapAudio and @RingRap.  Bill is on Twitter @Bill_SoonerFan.  Drew is on Twitter too @PsionStorm.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Google+!

Music credit: "Grease Monkey," Chris Martyn and Geoff Harvey, found on Purple-Planet.com

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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Direct download: AroundtheRing_2017_06_13_ep240.mp3
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