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Busted Open podcast

Busted Open

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Join Dave LaGreca and his rotating co-host chair that features two WWE Hall of Famers in Bully Ray and Mark Henry and ECW Original Tommy Dreamer for the best pro wrestling talk on radio. From the WWE to Ring of Honor to New Japan Pro Wrestling and the independent scene, Busted Open covers pro-wrestling like no one else in the world! Listen to the full show Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern on SiriusXM Fight Nation channel 156 or On Demand anytime on the SiriusXM app.

Join Dave LaGreca and his rotating co-host chair that features two WWE Hall of Famers in Bully Ray and Mark Henry and ECW Original Tommy Dreamer for the best pro wrestling talk on radio. From the WWE to Ring of Honor to New Japan Pro Wrestling and the independent scene, Busted Open covers pro-wrestling like no one else in the world! Listen to the full show Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern on SiriusXM Fight Nation channel 156 or On Demand anytime on the SiriusXM app.

 

#600

WWE’s Best Saudi Arabian show?

Dave Lagreca & Mark Henry break down WWE Crown Jewel with Justin LaBar … was it the best show WWE has put on in Saudi Arabia to date? Also, Deonna Purrazzo stops by to preview her Impact Knockouts Championship defense against Mickie James tomorrow night at Bound for Glory. ... Read more

22 Oct 2021

33 MINS

33:48

22 Oct 2021


#599

Adam Scherr's Next Chapter

Dave Lagreca & Mark Henry welcome Adam Scherr to the show to discuss “Free The Narrative II” along with his time in WWE as Braun Strowman & his future in pro wrestling. Also, our Fight Nation colleague Renee Paquette swings by & gives us her take on The Undertaker introducing Pitbull in Saudi Arabia! ... Read more

21 Oct 2021

34 MINS

34:23

21 Oct 2021


#598

Thunder Rosa & Tony Khan

All Elite Wrestling takes over Busted Open & Dave LaGreca is joined by his arch-nemesis, Thunder Rosa (0:58), who challenges Dave to another match only for Lainey Luck to call in & defend Lagreca! Plus, AEW President Tony Khan (20:02) swings by to discuss AEW's run of success & also responds to those who feel he shouldn't be addressing other promotions and instead focus more-so on the AEW brand. ... Read more

20 Oct 2021

33 MINS

33:56

20 Oct 2021


#597

WWE vs. AEW Ratings & Bobby Lashley

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray discuss Eric Bischoff's comments on his podcast, "83 Weeks," about Tony Khan and select AEW talent needing to "Shut Up and Wrestle." Plus, WWE Superstar Bobby Lashley stops by to preview his match against Goldberg this Thursday at 'Crown Jewel.' ... Read more

19 Oct 2021

26 MINS

26:46

19 Oct 2021


#596

Carmelo Hayes & The IInspiration

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray are joined by new NXT North American Champion Carmelo Hayes as he discusses his journey in the pro wrestling business and what his future goals are as champion in NXT. Also, now known as 'The IInspiration', Jessica McKay and Cassie Lee stop by to talk all things IMPACT Wrestling, their upcoming match at Bound for Glory and their plans being part of the Knockouts Division. ... Read more

18 Oct 2021

38 MINS

38:00

18 Oct 2021


#595

'The Masters Class': Importance Of The Crowd

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: The crowd has always been an important element of a pro-wrestling show. What has the crowd's participation meant to Bully Ray and Mark Henry during their respective careers? And how and why does WWE and AEW seemingly treat their audiences in different ways? Join Dave LaGreca with his Hall of Fame cohosts as they examine why the crowd is so crucial to the world of professional wrestling. ... Read more

17 Oct 2021

26 MINS

26:59

17 Oct 2021


#594

Smackdown Extends Their Friday Show - But Did They Win the Battle?

Ryan McKinnell & Jonathan Hood - in for Mark Henry, talk about Friday night's war between Smackdown & AEW Rampage - one that saw Smackdown extend their show by 30 minutes, as well as AEW have a buy in pre show to go up against Smackdown.  Things are heating up between the two organizations - which put on great matches.  Including Becky for Sasha, as well as an interesting Brock Lesnar Roman Reigns contract signing - and what is Paul Heyman's role in all of it?  AEW had Brian Danielson deliver an incredible match as the American Dragon is back and defeated Minoru Suzuki.  The guys also talk about the involvement of MMA now with wrestling and AEW - is it working? ... Read more

16 Oct 2021

38 MINS

38:24

16 Oct 2021


#593

Spar with LaBar & Tony Time

Dave LaGreca & Mark Henry welcome pro wrestling analyst Justin LaBar for his weekly segment where they hit the hottest pro wrestling stories of the week ... also, the guys are joined by AEW owner & president Tony Khan to give an in-depth preview of AEW Rampage tonight and a special Saturday episode of AEW Dynamite tomorrow! ... Read more

15 Oct 2021

38 MINS

38:09

15 Oct 2021


#592

Cody Rhodes Lifts the Ban.. Or Does He?

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to pro wrestling power couple Matt Cardona and Chelsea Green about Cardona’s GCW Internet title win over Effy … after some help from Chelsea. Plus, AEW Executive Vice President Cody Rhodes stops by and lifts the AEW ban on Dave LaGreca while adding our own Gabby LaSpisa to the banned list! Cody also touches on “Rhodes to the Top” and his own AEW wrestling career. ... Read more

14 Oct 2021

37 MINS

37:15

14 Oct 2021


#591

Finishers Not Protected & Dave’s Feet Debate

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray discuss the importance of a hot crowd along with the seemingly lack of protection for finishers in modern-day wrestling. Dave also takes off his shoes lives on the air, leading to a debate about feet & when it’s OK to go barefoot … & the one and only nZo calls in to give LaGreca a piece of his mind after chiming in on the subject via social media. ... Read more

13 Oct 2021

30 MINS

30:02

13 Oct 2021


#590

Queens Crown & A Tough Crowd

Dave LaGreca is back from vacation & he & Hall of Famer Bully Ray react to last night's Monday Night Raw & Queens Crown matches ... were they too short? Did they put over any talent? Also, why was the crowd seemingly so subdued throughout the show & how did that make the product come across to the viewer at home? ... Read more

12 Oct 2021

31 MINS

31:19

12 Oct 2021


#589

Smackdown Vs. Rampage & Renee Paquette & Lilian Garcia

Mark Henry & Bully Ray discuss 30 mins of WWE Smackdown! going head to head with AEW Rampage this coming Friday. Fight Nation colleague Renee Paquette stops by to react to her husband, Jon Moxley, defeating Nick Gage this past weekend in a brutal match to retain his GCW Championship. Ring announcer Lilian Garcia also joins us to discuss the "Tag Me In" initiative in support of World Mental Health Day. ... Read more

11 Oct 2021

35 MINS

35:26

11 Oct 2021


#588

'The Masters Class': Most Shocking WWE Draft Moments

PODCAST EXCLUSIVE: The WWE Draft always brings some surprises to the WWE Universe but what were the most shocking moments for Busted Open's own WWE Hall of Famers Mark Henry and Bully Ray? And how did those respective moments hinder or help their respective careers? Bully and Mark share personal stories as they look back at the landmark moments that took their careers in different directions on the road, in the locker room and in the ring! ... Read more

10 Oct 2021

27 MINS

27:31

10 Oct 2021


#587

Who do YOU want as the next King of The Ring?

Ryan McKinnell & Mark Henry talk the road to the King of the Ring - with Finn Balor and Sami Zayn now set to meet in the semi finals, while next week Xavier Woods vs Richochet and Kofi Kingston vs Jinder Mahal will be happening.  A look back a some of the best King of the Ring's including the debut of Austin 3:16.  Also, Damo Mackle - formerly known as Killian Dane stops by the show and talks about his future.   ... Read more

09 Oct 2021

38 MINS

38:04

09 Oct 2021


#586

Best Entertainers & Embarrassing Stories

The Hall of Fame & Pain, WWE Hall of Famers Bully Ray & Mark Henry, discuss Kurt Angle calling Shawn Michael the best overall entertainer in pro-wrestling history. Do the guys agree & who else could be called the best when it comes to pure entertainment? The guys also share some embarrassing stories from their respective careers + it's Diva on Divas with our very own Gabby LaSpisa! ... Read more

08 Oct 2021

34 MINS

34:01

08 Oct 2021


#585

AEW Dynamite + Psychology

The Hall of Fame and Pain, WWE Hall of Famers Bully Ray and Mark Henry, reacts to an explosive edition of AEW Dynamite featuring the return of "Hangman" Adam Page along with The Super Elite standing tall to kick off the show! Plus, the guys examine why psychology is so important in the world of pro wrestling. ... Read more

07 Oct 2021

39 MINS

39:52

07 Oct 2021


#584

Celebrating Bruno Sammartino & Catching Up With Brandi Rhodes

Ryan McKinnell & Bully Ray remember the life and legacy of the late, great Bruno Sammartino today on what would have been his 86th birthday. Plus, AEW Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes (13:35) stops by to discuss the premiere of "Rhodes to the Top" last week and her relationship with Teil Rhodes (sister of Cody Rhodes). ... Read more

06 Oct 2021

34 MINS

34:17

06 Oct 2021


#583

Monday Night Raw Recap

Mark Henry & Bully Ray react to WWE Monday Night Raw last night starting with the main-event between Charlotte Flair and Bianca Belair. The guys also discuss the heated promo between Bobby Lashley and Bill Goldberg along with the future of Kevin Owens and his heated reactions upon leaving the ring last night. ... Read more

05 Oct 2021

35 MINS

35:12

05 Oct 2021


#582

Exclusive: MSK Interview

Dave LaGreca sits down with WWE NXT Tag Team Champions, MSK! Wes Lee and Nash Carter discuss their separate journeys in the pro wrestling business, thoughts on the new NXT 2.0 and goals they have moving forward holding those Tag Team Titles. ... Read more

05 Oct 2021

10 MINS

10:57

05 Oct 2021


#581

Big E & Teil Rhodes

Dave LaGreca & Bully Ray talk to WWE Champion Big E about his goals as Champion, his relationship with The New Day as well as being drafted to Monday Night RAW. Also, following the premiere episode of 'Rhodes to the Top', Teil Rhodes joins the guys to talk about the brand new reality show and her relationship with her brothers Cody and Dustin Rhodes, and also as her personal experiences in the pro wrestling business. ... Read more

04 Oct 2021

39 MINS

39:43

04 Oct 2021