-The WWE SuperShowdown in Saudi Arabia particularly the struggles of Goldberg and The Undertaker in the main event, the misuse of Braun Strowman and Bobby Lashley, the absurdity of Shane McMahon defeating Roman Reigns, Brock Lesnar’s use of the Money in the Bank briefcase and the contradictory mode of the organization with the treatment of women in the host country (3:00-29:00)
-New Japan’s Dominion event including the early impact of Jon Moxley, brilliance of Okada, value of Chris Jericho, Guerrillas of Destiny, Will Osprey, Dragon Lee and Jay White in the organization’s expansion aspirations and the upcoming G1 Tournament (29:00-42:00)
-UFC 238, the upcoming boxing rematches between Canelo Alvarez and Golovkin, Andy Ruiz and Anthony Joshua plus the chaotic state of the heavyweight division (42:00-53:00)
In this edition of the Verbal Submission Podcast, we discuss:
-The Double of Nothing event for All Elite Wrestling including recaps of the Kenny Omega/Chris Jericho, Young Bucks/Lucha Brothers, Cody/Dustin Rhodes matches as well as the emergence of Hangman Page, MJF and the broadcasting/production of the show (5:00-39:00)
-The NXT Takeover: XXV event with thoughts on Adam Cole, Johnny Gargano, Shayna Baszler, Io Shirai, Velveteen Dream, Tyler Breeze as well as where the promotion fits within the WWE landscape (39:00-49:00)
–Andy Ruiz, Jr. defeat of Anthony Joshua for the boxing heavyweight title and what it means for the division which also includes Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder (39:00-49:00)
In this edition of the Verbal Submission Podcast, we discuss UFC 213, UFC Fight Night, UFC Ultimate Fighter Finale, Bellator 180 and the official announcement of the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight.