This week, Hal Danielle and Lindsey are joined by Mike Quackenbush. He’s the head of the Philadelphia-based promotion Chikara. In just a few months, Chikara will be host to the largest pro-wrestling tournament in the world: King of Trios. Mike will tell us about which teams he’s excited to see.
Mike is also known as a reputable trainer in the wrestling business. He’s worked with tons of well-known stars like Drew Gulak and Aleister Black. Even though he’s still a busy guy, he says that going to the performance center is his equivalent of Christmas. He’ll explain why.
Plus, his thoughts on All Elite Wrestling, how the modern landscape of wrestling is shifting so much and why he believes in balancing quality story-telling with high-spot pornography.
Mike Quackenbush’s newest project is the YouTubeTil We Make It where he tries to give potential wrestlers (and even fans) a look at the best practices and etiquette to begin your professional career.
The Three Count
Mike put over Drake Maverick’s performance with the 24/7 Title.
Danielle put over Stokely Hathaway at the performance center with Josiah Williams.
Lindsey put over the G1 Climax.
Hal put over the future of pro-wrestling MJF.
Hosted by Hal Lublin Danielle Radford, and Lindsey Kelk and Mike Quackenbush
Produced by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.
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In this episode...
- Mike Quackenbush
About the show
A compendium of classic episodes of Maximum Fun shows, in case you’d like to revisit some old favorites or be introduced to new ones!
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