Episode 5: KO-Mania’s running wild!

Episode 5

1st September 2016

This week, KO-Mania is running wild on Tights and Fights! The Nation of Conversation breaks down why they’re so stoked for Kevin Owens as the Universal Champion. Plus, the best memories of the late Mr. Fuji and a progress report for Smackdown and RAW in the post-draft era.

Episode notes

This week: a celebration of the new Universal Champion: Kevin Owens!

His coronation as the champion of the Universe had the entire wrestling world buzzing and the leaders of the Nation of Conversation are no different.

Hal, Mike and Danielle will discuss why the’re so stoked to see the prize fighter as the new top guy on RAW and how they would position him to succeed in the coming weeks.

Plus, a progress report of RAW and Smackdown in the month following the draft. What is each show doing well and what should they fix going forward? They’ll break it down.

All that and a lot more on this KO-mania-centric episode of Tights and Fights.

Hosted by Hal Lublin, Daniel Radford and Mike Eagle

Produced by Julian Burrell for Maximum Fun.

The three count (KO-mania edition):

Danielle put over young Owen Steen being “speechless” at his Dad’s big title win

Mike put over the huge crowd pop that came after Triple H pedigreed Rollins

Hal put over Kevin Owens’s mic skills during the “group therapy session” that opened RAW.

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In this episode...


  • Hal Lublin
  • Danielle Radford
  • Mike Eagle

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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