In this edition of the Verbal Submission Podcast, we discuss:

-The start of the New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax Tournament particularly the early good starts of Jon Moxley, Kenta, Juice Robinson, Okada and Ishii, the slow beginnings for Naito, Jeff Cobb and Jay White as well as learning about the promotion’s uniqueness in the pro wrestling landscape (4:00-29:00)

-All Elite Wreslting’s Fight for the Fallen event particularly the misuse of MJF, the struggles of Adam Page, the development of the women’s division, the Young Bucks’ different approach to its tag match against Cody and Dustin Rhodes as well as the modern approach to wrestling event’s length of time (29:00-47:00)

-The struggles of the Seth Rollins/Becky Lynch vs. Baron Corbin/Lacey Evans main event at WWE’s Extreme Rules, the mishandling of Brock Lesnar by the promotion, a recap of UFC 239 including thoughts on Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes as well as a tribute to the deceased boxing legend Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker (47:00-61:00)

Verbal Submission Podcast 9 (7.17.19)