Ep. 260: Goo-Goo-Ga-Gargano

Episode 260

14th August 2021

Tights and Fights is part of the London Podcast Festival! We’ll be streaming a LIVE episode to everyone on September 12th. To purchase your tickets and learn more, go to kingsplace.co.uk. This week’s sponsor is: Soylent! To get 20% off your first order of plant-based protein go to Soylent.com/Tights! This is a big week for […]

Episode notes

Tights and Fights is part of the London Podcast Festival! We’ll be streaming a LIVE episode to everyone on September 12th. To purchase your tickets and learn more, go to kingsplace.co.uk.

This week’s sponsor is:

Soylent! To get 20% off your first order of plant-based protein go to Soylent.com/Tights!

This is a big week for AEW! It’s the premier of their Friday night show “Rampage!” And while “Dynamite” was once again a disappointment as far as women’s wrestling goes, “Rampage” is going to have Britt Baker vs. Red Velvet as the main event on night one. We can only hope it’s the beginning of a trend.

And while we’ve got tons of other wrestling to get to on RAW and NXT, we’ve gotta give a shoutout to John Cena for his work in The Suicide Squad.

Main Event: NXT as it was and will be

Triple H’s brain child NXT rose from the ashes of FCW and a really crappy reality show to become the new face of WWE’s developmental brand in 2012. But along the way it became a great show that introduced major stars from around the world to the company and became a draw in its own right.

And now that it looks like Vince and co. are looking to shake up the direction of the brand, we’re going to take a look back on the last decade of NXT.

The Three Count:

Danielle put over Paris is bumping

Lindsey put over our newest youngest listener and Keith Lee explaining his extended absence.

Hal put over Johnny Gargano at Indi Hartwell’s date

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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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