Ep. 316: Two and a half champs

Episode 316

24th September 2022

A Grand Slam, a secret bunny and a bunch of new champions. It’s the kind of combination you can only get in wrestling! And we’re all too happy to walk you through it on a brand new episode of Tights and Fights! AEW set up a bunch of new champions, including Jon Moxley finally getting […]

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A Grand Slam, a secret bunny and a bunch of new champions. It’s the kind of combination you can only get in wrestling! And we’re all too happy to walk you through it on a brand new episode of Tights and Fights!

AEW set up a bunch of new champions, including Jon Moxley finally getting a true coronation. Shame he’ll never get that vacation though.

And as Logan Paul continues to be miscast as a babyface there’s a very interesting dynamic at play in his match against Roman Reigns– even though we have no intention of seeing the match that will pay it all off.

Plus we’ll talk about WWE running a surprisingly successful viral campaign and why Lindsey got very British in her disapproval of Cesaro losing the ROH World Title.

The Main Event: Saraya (fka Paige) and the women of AEW

Paige was one of the first names in WWE’s rebooted women’s division. Injury forced her to step away from performing in the ring, but she remained a big part of the shows for years before leaving the company earlier this year. Now she’s made her debut in AEW as Saraya where she’ll likely wrestle again for the first time since 2017.

The Three Count

Danielle put over MJF back on the mic.

Lindsey put over Strowman’s Male Models.

Hal put over Sodas on Smackdown.

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, 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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