Gary Watches Wrestling

Gary Watches Wrestling

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Gary Cantrell has been covering wrestling dating back to the mid 2000s in audio form via The Shoot & Wrestling Informant Radio. Now simply titled “Gary Watches Wrestling”, Gary is back to offer up some news, some opinions, watch alongs & an interview archive going back to 2007 and much more!


WrestleMania Night 2 - Instant Reactions: Firefly Funhouse The Fiend Bray Wyatt vs John Cena, Drew McIntyre vs Brock Lesnar, Edge vs Randy Orton
Apr 5 • 19 min
On this Gary Watches Wrestling podcast I’m giving you my instant reactions to all the big matches including the Last Man Standing match between Edge and Randy Orton, the Firefly Funhouse match between The Fiend Bray Wyatt and John Cena, Drew McIntyre vs…
WrestleMania Night 1 - Instant Reactions: Boneyard Match, Kevin Owens vs. Seth Rollins, Goldberg vs. Braun Strowman & more!
Apr 4 • 19 min
On this Gary Watches Wrestling podcast I’m giving you my instant reactions to all the big matches including the Boneyard Match between The Undertaker and AJ Styles which was a MASTERPIECE! Plus I’ll break down Kevin Owens vs Seth Rollins, Goldberg vs…
ROMAN REIGNS OUT OF WRESTLEMANIA, SHOULD THE WWE HAVE POSTPONED THE EVENT?
Mar 29 • 21 min
This week on the podcast I’m talking Roman Reigns out of WrestleMania as reported by Pro Wrestling Sheet, TMZ and others, plus my thoughts on if WWE should have postponed WrestleMania in the first place.
WRESTLEMANIA TO BE PRE-RECORDED?!?! AEW PROVIDES THE BEST EMPTY ARENA PRESENTATION & MORE!
Mar 21 • 12 min
This week on the show I talk about the reports that WrestleMania and all final WWE shows before WM will be pre-taped in advance and talk about if I feel that’s a good idea or not. Plus I talk about why I think AEW had the best empty arena presentation &…
Vince McMahon vs the City of Tampa in a game of chicken over the postponement/cancelation of WrestleMania 36 due to the Coronavirus
Mar 14 • 17 min
Today I’m back and talking about the looming postponement/cancelation of WrestleMania 36 in Tampa FL, a possible reason as to why WWE has yet to make this call, what the City of Tampa has said they plan to do about it and more!
Episode 16 - Big Cass RELEASED by WWE, RAW recap and ratings
Jun 19, 2018 • 9 min
Talking Big Cass’s release from WWE & more!!
Episode 15 - Smackdown results, UFC TV deal and how it relates to WWE
May 23, 2018 • 5 min
Episode 14 - WWE RAW results and ratings notes
May 22, 2018 • 6 min
Episode 13 - WWE/Fox agree to 1 Billion Dollar deal for Smackdown Live
May 21, 2018 • 7 min
It was announced today via the Hollywood Reporter that WWE and Fox are going to do a deal for Smackdown worth 1 Billion dollars over 5 years!
Episode 12: Smackdown results, RAW ratings & more
May 16, 2018 • 7 min
On today’s podcast I talk about the Smackdown results from London, plus RAW viewership numbers & more!
Episode 11 - RAW London results, Rousey’s next match & more
May 15, 2018 • 9 min
Today’s podcast has all the RAW results from London, England plus Ronda Rousey’s next match, and more!
Episode 10 - All In show sells out 10k seat building in Chicago
May 14, 2018 • 9 min
After all the hype, Cody Rhodes and the Young Bucks did it! Find out all about this event selling out in under 30 mins!
Episode 9 - WWE RAW results, general thoughts on product
May 8, 2018 • 15 min
Today on the podcast i talk about RAW results, my thoughts on the show and my thoughts in general on the presentation of Roman Reigns and others and what my belief on what the problems are.
Episode 8 - WWE Backlash 2018 results & reactions
May 7, 2018 • 15 min
On today’s podcast I’ll talk about the Backlash results and my thoughts on the show. Plus news of Hulk Hogan possibly returning to WWE, the signings of Marina Shafir & Jessamyn Duke and more!
Episode 7 - WWE Raw thoughts/results, New Japan tix & more
May 1, 2018 • 11 min
Today all the results for last night’s RAW including some of my thoughts and the ratings, plus New Japan tickets going on sale at the Cow Palace, John Cena’s next movie & more!
Episode 6 - WWE’s Greatest Royal Rumble Results/Thoughts
Apr 28, 2018 • 15 min
On today’s show, I give my rundown on the Greatest Royal Rumble that took place yesterday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Featuring Brock Lesnar vs Roman Reigns in a Steel Cage for the Universal Championship, The 50 man Royal Rumble, Undertaker vs Rusev in a…
Episode 5 - Greatest Royal Rumble Card, NXT, MLW & more!
Apr 26, 2018 • 9 min
Today I’ll run down the GRR card, NXT results, Tony Schiavone signs a multi-year deal with MLW and more names added to All In!
Episode 4 - Impact Wrestling “Redemption” PPV recap
Apr 24, 2018 • 13 min
Results and a recap of Impact Wrestling’s “Redemption” PPV!
Episode 3 - NXT live show in Washington, DC
Apr 24, 2018 • 9 min
I talk all about the NXT live event held at The Anthem in Washington, DC. The match results, the in-between​ segments, the atmosphere & more!
Episode 2 - WWE Smackdown/Superstar Shakeup Night 2 recap
Apr 17, 2018 • 14 min
On this show, I talk about tonight’s Smackdown Live and all the Superstars jumping from RAW to Smackdown Live!
Episode 1 - WWE RAW/Superstar Shakeup Night 1 recap
Apr 16, 2018 • 14 min
Who from Smackdown moved to RAW and likewise who is going to Smackdown? I’ll give you all the details about the April 16th WWE RAW from Hartford, CT in 15 mins or less!
“The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels Interview - May 2014
Apr 14, 2018 • 32 min
Following his release from TNA Wrestling, “The Fallen Angel” Christopher Daniels stops by to talk about whats next!
Ken Shamrock Interview - April 2014
Apr 14, 2018 • 35 min
Ken Shamrock stops to talk about his time in WWE & more!!
Todd Keneley Interview - April 2014
Apr 14, 2018 • 50 min
Todd Keneley stops by to talk about WrestleMania 30
Andrew Goldstein Interview - April 2014
Apr 14, 2018 • 37 min
Former WWE writer Andrew Goldstein stops by to preview WrestleMania 30!
Jason Sensation Interview - April 2014
Apr 14, 2018 • 31 min
Wrestling Impersonator Jason Sensation stops by to talk about what he’s been up to in the last few years since I’d spoken with him!
Marcus “Buff” Bagwell Interview - March 2014
Apr 14, 2018 • 29 min
In this podcast, Buff Bagwell offers up some rather interesting opinions on the likes of CM Punk and Daniel Bryan. When this interview originally aired it created all sorts of uproar amongst the internet wrestling community! Definitely worth checking out…
Pete Gas Interview - February 2014
Apr 14, 2018 • 63 min
Pete Gas of the Mean Street Posse stops by to talk about his time with WWE/F back in the Attitude Era, hanging with Shane McMahon and much more!
Todd Keneley Interview - January 2014
Apr 14, 2018 • 44 min
Former TNA commentator Todd Keneley stops by to talk about his time with TNA shortly after his release!
Alex Greenfield Interview - November 2013
Apr 14, 2018 • 38 min
Alex Greenfield, former WWE Smackdown lead writer is back to talk about the craziness of the booking with Daniel Bryan and the parallels to when he was writing for Rey Mysterio as champion!
Derek Foore aka Chad Baxter Interview - July 2013
Apr 14, 2018 • 42 min
Derek Foore was apart of the NXT developmental system and talks about his experiences with Bill DeMott and more in this revealing interview!
Matt Striker Interview - July 2013
Apr 14, 2018 • 22 min
Following his release from WWE, Matt Striker stops by to talk all about it, his time in WWE, being replaced by Josh Matthews and more!
“Hardcore” Bob Holly Interview - June 2013
Apr 14, 2018 • 30 min
“Hardcore” Bob Holly stops by to talk about his time in WWE & more!
Christopher Daniels & Frankie Kazarian Interview - June 2013
Apr 14, 2018 • 11 min
TNA stars Christopher Daniels and Frankie Kazarian stop by to talk about the upcoming PPV Slammiversary!
Jake “The Snake” Roberts Interview - May 2013
Apr 14, 2018 • 40 min
WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts stops by to talk about turning his life around with DDP Yoga, moments from his historical career and much more!!
Alex Greenfield Interview - January 2013
Apr 14, 2018 • 41 min
Former WWE writer Alex Greenfield stops by to talk about his time in WWE including the time he nearly got into a fight with Vince McMahon outside! You have to hear this one!
Andrew Goldstein Interview - January 2013
Apr 14, 2018 • 67 min
Former WWE writer Andrew Goldstein stops by to preview the 2013 Royal Rumble & shares stories about his time working for WWE!
Bobby Lashley Interview - 2009
Apr 14, 2018 • 14 min
Bobby Lashley fresh off his TNA Wrestling signing stops by to talk all about it! **Please note that in 2009, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and platform I​ was using**
Lanny Poffo Interview - May 2009
Apr 14, 2018 • 32 min
Lanny Poffo returns to the show and takes calls! **Please note that in 2009, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and platform I​ was using**
Mean Gene Okerlund Interview - March 2009
Apr 14, 2018 • 22 min
WWE Hall of Famer Mean Gene Okerlund stops by to reflect on the history and greatest moments of WrestleMania ahead of the 25th anniversary of WrestleMania! **Please note that in 2009, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and platform I​…
Matt Cross Interview - February 2009
Apr 14, 2018 • 28 min
MDogg20 Matt Cross stops by to talk about what he’s been up to. **Please note that in 2009, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and platform I​ was using**
ChamPain Marty Garner Retirement Announcement - January 2009
Apr 14, 2018 • 33 min
On this podcast, Cham-Pain Marty Garner makes a shocking announcement of his retirement! He talks about working with The Rock and much more! **Please note that in 2009, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and platform I​ was using**
Bobby Lashley Interview - December 2008
Apr 14, 2018 • 26 min
For the first time, Bobby Lashley joins the show to talk about his time in WWE as well as his upcoming career in MMA! **Please note that in 2008, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and platform I​ was using**
Jon Heidenreich & Alabama Doink Interview - July 2008
Apr 14, 2018 • 47 min
On this podcast, I interviewed Jon Heidenreich to catch up with him 1 year after our original interview. We were later joined by Alabama Doink whom he was facing in a casket match for the Alabama Wrestling Federation promotion. **Please note that in 2008,…
Cham-Pain Marty Garner Interview - July 2008
Apr 14, 2018 • 37 min
On this podcast,​ I interviewed Marty Garner known as Cham-Pain. He was in the midst of an internet campaign to be hired by WWE, TNA & ROH. He was known for being great friends with the Matt and Jeff Hardy. We talked about his time on the indies and why…
Diamond Dallas Page Interview - February 2008
Apr 14, 2018 • 69 min
WCW and WWE legend Diamond Dallas Page stops by to talk about his YRG (known today as DDP Yoga) program and all of its​ benefits plus he talks about his career! **Please note that in 2008, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and…
Nigel McGuinness Interview - February 2008
Apr 14, 2018 • 29 min
Ring of Honor World Champion Nigel McGuinness stops by to talk about his career and what he’s up to in Ring of Honor. **Please note that in 2008, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and platform I​ was using**
“Leaping” Lanny Poffo aka The Genius Interview - April 2008
Apr 14, 2018 • 33 min
On the 1 year anniversary of my old show The Shoot, “Leaping” Lanny Poffo aka The Genius and brother of the WWE Hall of Famer “Macho Man” Randy Savage stops by to talk about his career! **Please note that in 2007, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to…
Chris Mordetzky aka “The Masterpiece” Chris Masters Interview - November 2007
Apr 12, 2018 • 50 min
Following his release from World Wrestling Entertainment in November of 2007, Chris Mordetzky aka Chris Masters “The Masterpiece” was making the interview rounds in wrestling radio. He stopped by my show to talk about his release, his time with WWE and…
JJ Dillon Interview - November 2007
Apr 12, 2018 • 26 min
In November of 2007, JJ Dillon was a guest on my old radio show. Here he talks about his career as well as his book that was due out. **Please note that in 2007, the audio quality wasn’t the best due to the equipment and platform i was using**
Shawn Daivari Interview - October 2007
Apr 12, 2018 • 35 min
Days after his release from World Wrestling Entertainment, Shawn Daivari joined my old radio program for his very first live interview discussing his time in WWE, his release, possibility of going to TNA (which later came true) and more! **Please note…
Marcus “Buff” Bagwell Interview - September 2007
Apr 12, 2018 • 28 min
Hot off his appearance on HBO discussing the Chris Benoit double murder suicide and drugs in Wrestling, Marcus “Buff” Bagwell stops by my old show to expand upon these topics as they were a central focus in wrestling discussion back in 2007. **Please note…
Jason Sensation Interview - August 2007
Apr 11, 2018 • 63 min
Jason Sensation, known best for portraying Owen Hart during an infamous skit on Monday Night Raw with D-Generation X who were impersonating the Nation of Domination. Jason joined the show to talk about how he got discovered by Vince McMahon and the WWE.…
Jon Heidenreich Interview - August 2007
Apr 11, 2018 • 61 min
One week after my very first interview with Road Warrior Animal, we were able to get his former partner Jon Heidenreich on the program to give his side of the story. At the time I had no clue how explosive this interview would be. At this time, the Chris…
Road Warrior Animal Interview - July 2007
Apr 11, 2018 • 35 min
Here is the first of many from my near 11 year collection of radio show archives! This interview was conducted in July of 2007, it was also the very first interview I had ever done with anyone! Crazy right? Animal and I discuss his career, what he was up…