Lindsey Kelk and Julian Burrell join forces on a special episode of Tights and Fights!
Shinsuke Nakamura is next in line for a shot at Seth Rollins’ World Heavyweight Championship. But is there something about this feud that just feels like it’s not clicking as a prospect?
Plus: The team shares thoughts on Jimmy’s explanation for attacking his brother Jey Uso, discovers what the “JD” in JD McDonnaugh stands for and hopes that we’ve just seen the beginning of an Indi Hartwell/Candice LeRae tag team forming.
The Main Event: Rerun – Rob Van Dam
Rob Van Dam is a wrestling legend. A WWE Hall-of-Famer, he’s wrestled for tons of promotions – including most recently in AEW– and earned championships every step of the way. Rob tells us about his documentary film Headstrong, his career, CBD, and why wrestling is more of a real competition that fans know.
This interview originally aired in 2019.
The Three Count:
Lindsey put over Dom and Rhea horseplay.
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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, 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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