Ep 207: The Golden Lovers w/ John Walsh aka Super Eyepatch Wolf

Episode 207

7th August 2020

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This week, our friend John Walsh (better known as Super Eyepatch Wolf on YouTube) rejoins us all the way from Ireland. We’ll chat for a bit about how the apocalypse is affecting the people in his country when… Oh yeah, wrestling!

Since its inception AEW has done a lot of things right. But one thing that its consistently come short on is its women’s division. And while we’ve gotten used to the brief matches and limited character moments, it’s lately gotten worse. A women’s tag tournament with no TV time and a women’s fan community behind a $50 paywall pushed us to our limits and we’ve gotta talk about it.

The Main Event:

It was one of the longest running and transformative stories in the history of international wrestling: Kenny Omega and Kota Ibushi as the Golden Lovers. We’ll discuss why the story of these two was so affecting from the fight, the union, the separation, the reunion and second separation.

The Three Count

John put over Showbuckle on twitter and Kenny Johnson on YouTube.

Danielle put over Orange Cassidey.

Lindsey put over Rhea Ripley on NXT.

Hal put over MJF’s campaign on the road to his title match..

Hosted by Hal LublinDanielle Radford and Lindsey Kelk

More Links:

Our episode with our reaction to the reunion of the Golden Lovers.

The first episode where John joined us to discuss the career of the undertaker

Produced by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

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In this episode...

Guests

  • John "Super Eyepatch Wolf" Walsh

About the show

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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