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DEEP IMPACT 3/2/21: “One Of Us”

DEEP IMPACT 3/2/21: “One Of Us”

March 2, 2021

Davie Portman goes solo this week to review IMPACT Wrestling from March 2nd 2021, headlined by Deonna Purrazzo vs Jordynne Grace vs Kiera Hogan.

Davie talks about the entire show including an X Division Number One Contenders Match between Ace Austin, Chris Bey and Black Taurus, Brian Myers vs Eddie Edwards with Matt Cardona as the Special Guest Referee, Tony Khan talks more about his relationship with IMPACT, NJPW and the “Forbidden Door”, Sami Callihan pays a visit to Trey Miguel’s wrestling school...and more!

Andrew Thompson joins Davie at the beginning of the show to talk about some news including Wes Lee out of action with a broken hand, NWA Powerr’s return on FITE and NXT possibly changing days!

Plus, Davie takes your feedback and plugs this week’s shows on upNXT!

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  • Tuesday - DEEP IMPACT - IMPACT Wrestling Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Wednesday - Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday Night -  upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday -  BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Friday - Best Deathmatch Ever w/ Damian Abraham (Free Show)

But wait! There’s more! On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top 5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons more.

This week's schedule:

  • Saturday 6th: wasNXT - NXT February 20th 2013 (Patreon)
  • Sunday 7th: AEW Revolution 2021 WatchAlong & Review (Patreon/Twitch)

Last week’s shows included Best Match Ever: NEVER Openweight Championship, upYOURS: Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends - Wrestling and more!

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BDElite 2/25/21: Hook In A Bag

BDElite 2/25/21: Hook In A Bag

February 25, 2021

Braden Herrington and Davie Portman review the February 24th edition of AEW Dynamite featuring Lance Archer vs Rey Fenix in the main event!

The BDE discuss the entire show, which also included Jon Moxley in action against Ryan Nemeth, Team Taz vs The Varsity Blondes, Nyla Rose vs Britt Baker in the Women’s Eliminator Tournament, “Hangman” Adam Page vs Isiah Kassidy, Papa Buck gets taken out, and Kenny Omega builds a contraption for the Exploding Barbed Wire Death Match!

The Lads also talk more about Young Rock and what other wrestlers they would like to see have their own TV show, Big Show/Shaq speculation, looking ahead to Revolution and Moxley vs KENTA for the NJPW US Championship next week, plus they take your calls… and more!

You can now join in our LIVE POST Shows, WatchAlongs and watch us game at Twitch.tv/upNXTPodcast - BDElite is recorded LIVE every Thursday 1pm ET!

The BDE have free weekly podcasts on this feed plus LIVE POST Shows, WatchAlongs and watch us game at Twitch.tv/upNXTPodcast

  • Tuesday - DEEP IMPACT - IMPACT Wrestling Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Wednesday - Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday Night -  upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday -  BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)

But wait! There’s more! On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top 5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons more. This week's schedule:

  • Friday February 26th: upYOURS: Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends - Wrestling (Patreon)
  • Sunday 28th: Best Match Ever - Never Openweight Championship w/ Mike Murray (Patreon)

Last week’s shows included Best Match Ever: PWG, Office Space Review, Elimination Chamber Review, and more!

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upNXT 2/24/21: “What Is Happening?!”

upNXT 2/24/21: “What Is Happening?!”

February 25, 2021

Braden Herrington and Davie Portman review the February 24th, 2021 episode of WWE NXT featuring Adam Cole explaining his recent actions and Santos Escobar facing Karrion Kross in a No DQ match!

The BDE discuss the entire show which also saw Johnny Gargano face off against Dexter Lumis, Io Shirai vs Zoe Stark, Xia Li vs Kacy Catanzaro, and Killian Dain & Drake Maverick vs Grizzled Young Veterans. Plus a great video package on MSK, and more.

The Lads also discuss all the recent signings to the WWE Performance Center, Paul Wight/Big Show signing with AEW, Young Rock on NBC, some movie chat, “Chef Mideon”… and more!

The BDE have free weekly podcasts on this feed plus LIVE POST Shows, WatchAlongs and watch us game at Twitch.tv/upNXTPodcast

  • Tuesdays - DEEP IMPACT - IMPACT Wrestling Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Wednesdays - Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday Nights -  upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursdays -  BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)

But wait! There’s more! On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top 5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons more. This week's schedule:

  • Friday February 26th: upYOURS: Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends - Wrestling (Patreon)
  • Sunday 28th: Best Match Ever - Never Openweight Championship w/ Mike Murray (Patreon)

Last week’s shows included Best Match Ever: PWG, Office Space Review, Elimination Chamber Review, and more!

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SITD 2/24/21: AEW Women’s Tournament cont’d, New ROH Six-Man Champs

SITD 2/24/21: AEW Women’s Tournament cont’d, New ROH Six-Man Champs

February 24, 2021

John Siino reviews this week’s editions of AEW Dark, 205 Live, NXT UK, NJPW Strong, Ring of Honor, PROGRESS, Main Event and the AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark.

This week on AEW Dark, we see the debuting JD Drake face off against Eddie Kingston; SCU puts their team breakup on the line in a triple threat against The Hybrid 2 and Mike & Matt Sydal.

We also get the continuation of the AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament featuring Nyla Rose vs. Tay Conti, Yuka Sakazaki vs. Emi Sakura, and more.

On NXT UK, A-Kid defends his Heritage Cup against Sha Samuels, Ben Carter is in action, and more. 

Plus: We see new Six-Man Champions crowned in Ring of Honor, 8-man tag team action on 205 Live, Lio Rush vs. El Phantasmo on NJPW Strong, PROGRESS Wrestling returns, Main Event and more!

On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top 5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons of other podcasts. This week's schedule:

  • Wednesday February 24th: upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday February 25th: BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Friday February 26th: upYOURS: Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends - Wrestling (Patreon)
  • Sunday 28th: Best Match Ever - Never Openweight Championship w/ Mike Murray (Patreon)

Last week’s shows included Best Match Ever: PWG, Office Space Review, Elimination Chamber Review, BDElite, and more!

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DEEP IMPACT 2/23/21: “Sanctioned”

DEEP IMPACT 2/23/21: “Sanctioned”

February 24, 2021

Davie Portman and Andrew Thompson review IMPACT Wrestling from February 23rd, 2021 headlined by Moose vs Jake Something for the newly sanctioned TNA World Heavyweight Championship.

The lads talk about a Tables Match between Deaner and Jake Something; Trey Miguel, Willie Mack & Josh Alexander vs Chris Bey, Ace Austin & Black Taurus; Kimber Lee & Susan vs Jordynne Grace & Jazz; Eddie Edwards vs Hernandez and of course...Swinger’s Palace!

Davie and Andrew also talk about Lio Rush’s recent success, Tommy Dreamer’s Tweet regarding the AEW segment, the future of the TNA World Heavyweight Championship, Netflix’s Hotel Cecil documentary, they take your feedback...and more!

You can now join in our LIVE POST Shows, WatchAlongs and watch us game at Twitch.tv/upNXTPodcast

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On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top 5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons of other podcasts. This week's schedule:

  • Wednesday February 24th: Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday February 24th: upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday February 25th: BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Friday February 26th: upYOURS: Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends - Wrestling (Patreon)
  • Sunday 28th: Best Match Ever - Never Openweight Championship w/ Mike Murray (Patreon)

Last week’s shows included Best Match Ever: PWG, Office Space Review, Elimination Chamber Review, BDElite, and more!

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BDElite 2/18/21: Yoga Mats, Gender Reveals & Exploding Barbed Wire!?

BDElite 2/18/21: Yoga Mats, Gender Reveals & Exploding Barbed Wire!?

February 18, 2021

Braden Herrington and Davie Portman review the February 17th edition of AEW Dynamite featuring Jon Moxley, Lance Archer & Rey Fenix vs Eddie Kingston, The Butcher & The Blade in the main event!

The BDE discuss the entire show, which also included Riho vs Serena Deeb in a first round match in the Women’s Eliminator Tournament, The Young Bucks vs Santana & Ortiz for the AEW Tag Team Championship, Sting gets taken out by Team Taz, Cody and Brandi Rhodes have a gender reveal and Kenny Omega proposes an Exploding Barbed Wire Death Match against Jon Moxley at AEW Revolution!

The Lads also talk about the false reports on Kyle O’Reilly from last night’s NXT, more on the “forbidden door”, other NXT notes, plus they take your calls… and more!

You can now join in our LIVE POST Shows, WatchAlongs and watch us game at Twitch.tv/upNXTPodcast - BDElite is recorded LIVE every Thursday 1pm ET!

On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons of other podcasts. This week's schedule:

  • Wednesday February 17th: Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday February 17th: upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday February 18th: BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Friday February 19th: Best Match Ever - Pro Wrestling Guerrilla w/ Martin Bushby (Patreon)
  • Saturday 20th: upYOURS - Office Space (1999) (Patreon)
  • Sunday 21st: WWE Elimination Chamber WatchAlong and Post Show (Patreon/Twitch)

Last week’s shows included Top 5 Moments of Love, WWE St Valentine's Day Massacre (1999) BDElite, and more!

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You can also check out video versions of our reviews on YouTube at YouTube.com/upNXT

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upNXT 2/17/21: End Of An Era

upNXT 2/17/21: End Of An Era

February 18, 2021

Braden Herrington and Davie Portman review the February 17th, 2021 episode of WWE NXT headlined by Finn Balor, Kyle O’Reilly & Roderick Strong vs Pete Dunne, Oney Lorcan & Danny Burch.

The BDE rundown the entire show, which saw Kyle O’Reilly looking for answers from Adam Cole following his turn at TakeOver: Vengeance Day, the winners of the Men's and Women’s Dusty Classic have a special presentation that sees the return of some NXT alumni, Leon Ruff takes on Isaiah “Swerve” Scott, Santos Escobar makes Karrion Kross wait a little longer, Tyler Rust vs KUSHIDA...and more!

The Lads also discuss all the fallout from V-day, give their thoughts on the “new” NXT Evolve and Progress shows coming to the WWE Network, Braden watches You Cannot Kill David Arquette/Framing Britney Spears/Cecil Hotel documentaries, plus they take your feedback… and more!

You can now join in our LIVE POST Shows, WatchAlongs and watch us game at Twitch.tv/upNXTPodcast

On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons of other podcasts. This week's schedule:

  • Wednesday February 17th: Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday February 17th: upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday February 18th: BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Friday February 19th: Best Match Ever - Pro Wrestling Guerrilla w/ Martin Bushby (Patreon)
  • Saturday 20th: upYOURS - Office Space (1999) (Patreon)
  • Sunday 21st: WWE Elimination Chamber WatchAlong and Post Show (Patreon/Twitch)

Last week’s shows included Top 5 Moments of Love, WWE St Valentine's Day Massacre (1999) BDElite, and more!

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SITD 2/17/21: Meiko Satomura NXT UK debut, AEW Japan Women’s Tournament

SITD 2/17/21: Meiko Satomura NXT UK debut, AEW Japan Women’s Tournament

February 17, 2021

John Siino reviews this week’s editions of AEW Dark, 205 Live, NXT UK, NJPW Strong, Ring of Honor, Main Event and the AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament from Japan in under 15 minutes on Shot In The Dark.

This week on AEW Dark, we see a rare appearance from the IWGP United States Champion Jon Moxley, as well as some new and familiar faces in a newer, more condensed version of Dark.

We also get the first round of the AEW Women’s World Championship Eliminator Tournament from Japan with such names as Yuka Sakazaki, Emi Sakura, Aja Kong & the extremely popular Maki Itoh.

On NXT UK, we see the debut of Meiko Satomura as well as a wild street fight between Mark Andrews & Flash Morgan Webster vs. Eddie Dennis & Primate. 

Plus: BollyRise try a different combination on 205 Live, the road to the New Beginning USA continues on NJPW Strong, The Foundation starts recruiting on ROH, Main Event and more!

On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons of other podcasts. This week's schedule:

  • Wednesday February 17th: upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday February 18th: BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Friday February 19th: Best Match Ever - Pro Wrestling Guerrilla w/ Martin Bushby (Patreon)
  • Saturday 20th: upYOURS - Office Space (1999) (Patreon)
  • Sunday 21st: WWE Elimination Chamber WatchAlong and Post Show (Patreon/Twitch)

Last week’s shows included Top 5 Moments of Love, WWE St Valentine's Day Massacre (1999) BDElite, and more!

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DEEP IMPACT 2/16/21: “FinJuice”

DEEP IMPACT 2/16/21: “FinJuice”

February 17, 2021

Davie Portman is joined by Andrew Thompson to review IMPACT Wrestling from February 16th, 2021 headlined by Moose vs Tommy Dreamer. Plus, NJPW’s Juice Robinson & David Finlay in action!

Also on the show, we talk about the excellent X Division Championship match between TJP and Josh Alexander, an IMPACT World Championship Contract Signing between Rich Swann and Tommy Dreamer, Trey Miguel vs Willie Mack vs Daivari vs Suicide in a Fatal 4 Way Match, Nevaeh vs Tenille Dashwood, and Tony Khan wishes us a Happy Belated Valentines Day!

Davie and Andrew also talk about the Sammy Guevara/IMPACT story, NXT’s recent signings, thoughts on No Surrender, take your feedback...and more!

You can now join in our LIVE POST Shows, WatchAlongs and watch us game at Twitch.tv/upNXTPodcast

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On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons of other podcasts. This week's schedule:

  • Wednesday February 17th: Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday February 17th: upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday February 18th: BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Friday February 19th: Best Match Ever - Pro Wrestling Guerrilla w/ Martin Bushby (Patreon)
  • Saturday 20th: upYOURS - Office Space (1999) (Patreon)
  • Sunday 21st: WWE Elimination Chamber WatchAlong and Post Show (Patreon/Twitch)

Last week’s shows included Top 5 Moments of Love, WWE St Valentine's Day Massacre (1999) BDElite, and more!

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NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day POST Show

NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day POST Show

February 14, 2021

Braden Herrington and Davie Portman review NXT TakeOver: Vengeance Day from the Capitol Wrestling Center headlined by Finn Balor vs Pete Dunne for the NXT Championship.

The BDE rundown the entire show, which also included the “dream match” of Johnny Gargano vs KUSHIDA for the NXT North American Championship, Io Shirai vs Mercedes Martinez vs Toni Storm for the NXT Women’s Championship, Grizzled Young Veterans vs MSK in the Final of the Men’s Dusty Classic, and Raquel Gonzalez & Dakota Kai vs Shotzi Blackheart & Ember Moon in the Final of the Women’s Dusty Classic… And we can’t forget the huge discussion on the BREAK-UP of the Undisputed Era!?

The Lads give their thoughts on each match, the “Cameron Grimes” music video, plus they fantasy book the future of NXT with the UE split, your feedback & calls... and more! Happy Valentine’s Day!

You can now join in our LIVE POST Shows, WatchAlongs and watch us game at Twitch.tv/upNXTPodcast

On the upNXT Patreon, Braden and Davie do retro NXT reviews, Best Match Ever, Top5, Reviews from the 6ix, and tons of other podcasts. This week's schedule:

  • Tuesday February 16th: DEEP IMPACT - IMPACT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Wednesday February 17th: Shot In The Dark w/ John Siino (Free Show)
  • Wednesday February 17th: upNXT - NXT Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Thursday February 18th: BDElite - AEW Review (Free Show/Twitch)
  • Friday February 19th: Best Match Ever - Pro Wrestling Guerrilla w/ Martin Bushby (Patreon)
  • Saturday 20th: upYOURS - Office Space (1999) (Patreon)
  • Sunday 21st: WWE Elimination Chamber WatchAlong and Post Show (Patreon/Twitch)

Last week’s shows included Top 5 Moments of Love, WWE St Valentine's Day Massacre (1999) BDElite, and more!

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You can also check out video versions of our reviews on YouTube at YouTube.com/upNXT

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