Category Archives: Pro Wrestling

Video Podcast Appearance: The Distraction at Fightful

Title: Video Podcast Appearance: The Distraction at Fightful
Date: July 9, 2020
Original Source: The Distraction (Fightful)
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of The Distraction podcast at Fightful to discuss the NBA’s relaunch, WWE’s trouble building new stars, and more.

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Steven LeBron Radio – 1,011 Beers

Title: Steven LeBron Radio – 1,011 Beers
Date: June 23, 2020
Original Source: Steven LeBron Radio
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of Steven LeBron Radio to discuss things white people like, including microbreweries, Arrested Development, and more.
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Steven LeBron Radio – Episode 45: WrestleMania X (1994)

Title: Steven LeBron Radio – Episode 45: WrestleMania X (1994)
Date: May 27, 2020
Original Source: Steven LeBron Radio
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of Steven LeBron Radio to break down WrestleMania X, one of the best WrestleManias of all time.
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Steven LeBron Radio – Episode 31: Bash at the Beach (1996-1998)

Title: Steven LeBron Radio – Episode 31: Bash at the Beach (1996-1998)
Date: May 7, 2020
Original Source: Steven LeBron Radio
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of Steven LeBron Radio to break down Dennis Rodman’s time in WCW, the rise and fall of the nWo, and more.
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Steven LeBron Radio – Episode 13: King of the Ring ’93

Title: Steven LeBron Radio – Episode 13: King of the Ring ’93
Date: April 14, 2020
Original Source: Steven LeBron Radio
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of Steven LeBron Radio to break down the 1993 King of the Ring tournament, childhood wrestling fandom, Mr. Perfect, and more.
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How Canada fell for one of pro wrestling’s oldest tricks

Title: How Canada fell for one of pro wrestling’s oldest tricks
Date: September 25, 2019
Original Source: National Post
Synopsis: In my first ever piece for National Post, I wrote about a recent controversy with WWE wrestler Lacey Evans, how wrestling is finding new ways to work fans in the modern age, and second-wave kayfabe.
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Blue Jays’ Curtis Granderson trades his bat for title belt, brainbusters at Slammiversary main event

Title: Blue Jays’ Curtis Granderson trades his bat for title belt, brainbusters at Slammiversary main event
Date: July 23, 2018
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about Curtis Granderson’s involvement in Impact Wrestling’s Slammiversary event, his wrestling fandom, and Impact’s growth under new ownership.
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Kenny Omega Beat Kazuchika Okada in One of the Best Wrestling Matches Ever

Title: Kenny Omega Beat Kazuchika Okada in One of the Best Wrestling Matches Ever
Date: June 11, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about Kenny Omega finally winning the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at NJPW Dominion, the end of a two-year title reign for Kazuchika Okada, and the best wrestling match I’ve ever seen.
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Get Ready for Another All-Time Classic from Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada

Title: Get Ready for Another All-Time Classic from Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada
Date: June 7, 2018
Original Source: Vice
Synopsis: For my latest at Vice, I wrote about NJPW Dominion, an incredible years-long feud between Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega, and a fourth installment that could threaten “best of all time” status.
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Podcast Appearance: Rey-Rey Is Fundamental

Title: Podcast Appearance: Rey-Rey Is Fundamental #81: Sharpshooter (ft. Blake Murphy)
Date: April 24, 2018
Original Source: Rey-Rey Is Fundamental
Synopsis: I made a guest appearance on Rey-Rey’s excellent podcast, discussing the Raptors, basketball in Canada, WWE, and more.
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