Ep. 180: NXT TakeOver Worlds Collide & Royal Rumble

Episode 180

1st February 2020

It’s the first WWE Big 4 Weekend of the year! First Lindsey and Danielle break down NXT TakeOver: Worlds Collide. There were plenty of great matches, but the event did highlight a problem WWE has with the presentation of  foreign wrestlers. For instance: Do we really need the faux fascist imagery of Imperium to sell […]

Episode notes

It’s the first WWE Big 4 Weekend of the year!

First Lindsey and Danielle break down NXT TakeOver: Worlds Collide. There were plenty of great matches, but the event did highlight a problem WWE has with the presentation of  foreign wrestlers. For instance: Do we really need the faux fascist imagery of Imperium to sell their dominance?

Then it’s time for a deep dive into the Royal Rumble. For the third year, it was highlighted by a men’s and women’s iteration of the event, each won by Charlotte Flair and Drew McIntyre, respectively. What were some of the best moments? What did the team think about the direction of these two very different showcases?

Plus, a look at the amazing and momentous returns from the show, who’s really improved on the mic on AEW and why Finn still showcases his finer points EVERY week on NXT

The Three Count

Lindsey put over Ref Aubrey’s tweets about her mental health.

Julian put over his favorite promo from Edge.

Danielle put over the Nikki and Brie Bella’s pregancy announcement.

Hosted by Danielle Radford and Lindsey Kelk.

Produced by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

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Tights and Fights is the podcast that covers pro-wrestling with the sincerity and hilarity that it deserves. Every week, hosts Hal Lublin, Danielle Radford, Mike Eagle, and Lindsey Kelk make sense of the chaos that is the world of sports-entertainment. Whether it’s the latest headlines, a cultural analysis of an old angle or a debate about which wrestler has the best merch, Tights and Fights will examine every corner of the squared-circle for your enjoyment.

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