The Pro Wrestling Stories Podcast

The Pro Wrestling Stories Podcast
Join Chris Toplack and Cory Rivard as they transport you to the nostalgic moments of wrestling’s past by covering some of the most controversial moments, acclaimed performers, and bizarre scenarios in the world of professional wrestling. Listen to The ?

Chris Jericho vs Shawn Michaels - Their Emotional, Memorable Feud
Jun 1 • 62 min
“If you’re going to have a story, have a big story, or none at all.” The Chris Jericho vs Shawn Michaels feud involved two of the greatest artists painting a beautiful piece of work full of layers of emotion that could resonate with any pro wrestling…
Rick Rude - More Than Ravishing
May 25 • 54 min
Rick Rude was a special, once-in-a-lifetime kind of wrestler. He went by the nickname “Ravishing” — and rightfully so. He had a solid moveset, great looks, flashy attire, and unbridled arrogance with the in-ring skill to back it all up. He played hard…
Brian Pillman - How He Worked The Workers and Made Himself a Superstar
May 18 • 64 min
Brian Pillman and his “Loose Cannon” gimmick was the talk of the wrestling business in 1996, with everyone from promoters, fans, dirt-sheet journalists, and the wrestlers themselves all discussing what was real and what was part of Brian’s character. He…
The Rock vs. Hulk Hogan - The Real Story
May 11 • 55 min
The Rock vs Hulk Hogan, “Icon vs. Icon”. An attendance record-shattering 68,237 fans jam-packed Toronto’s storied SkyDome to bear witness the absolute best from two generations. When the two stood face-to-face and the electricity from the crowd and the…
Lex Luger and the Failed Lex Express Experiment
May 4 • 58 min
Hulkamania had run its course and Vince McMahon was on the hunt for a new hero who could defy all odds. Cue: Lex Luger and the Lex Express. Oh, how it all went wrong… Read this story and many more like it on, your daily source of…
The Plane Ride From Hell!
Apr 27 • 38 min
In 2002, unbelievable chaos ensued on a fateful flight that has since passed into wrestling folklore as The Plane Ride From Hell! It was an orgy of excess, violence, and sexual misconduct that would ultimately spell the end of at least two notable…
Meng: Tales of Wrestling’s Toughest S.O.B.
Apr 27 • 34 min
Many have attempted to claim the title of the toughest man in the locker room, but only one man earns that title — Meng aka Haku. In the inaugural episode of The Pro Wrestling Stories Podcast, we explore the legendary stories shared by his peers…
WrestleMania 9 and the Hulk Hogan Controversy
Apr 27 • 38 min
“This was not what I had expected. What Hulk Hogan had done was perfectly clear to the boys.” - Bret Hart. In today’s episode of The Pro Wrestling Stories Podcast, we discuss WrestleMania 9 which took place from Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, and…