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Wrestling Reality with Justin LaBar

Wrestling Reality with Justin LaBar features analysis of the top headlines and stories in WWE and pro wrestling. Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar Justin LaBar's WWE writing on UPGRUV http://upgruv.com/community/justin_labar For your wrestling news: WrestleZone.com WrestleRumble.com, where you can predict winners of WWE events. First prize is sitting in a luxury suite with LaBar at Royal Rumble
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Mar 15, 2017

This week Justin LaBar discusses the return of Seth Rollins, and how real his injury was. He also covers the end of last week's RAW - Triple H, Stephanie, Mick Foley - we've seen this before... Also, John Cena and Nikki Bella's hormones flying for each other, could their wedding be a WWE event? Justin also talks about spending time with Alexa Bliss up close, Kevin Owens losing to both Brock Lesnar and Goldberg in a short window, and the release of Jack Swagger.

Andrew Baydala, VP of Ticket King, calls into the show from Baltimore after being with Justin at Smackdown the night before in Pittsburgh. Justin and Drew talk about the Fate of The Undertaker, and whether his retirement is near or if he has a couple more Wrestlemanias in him... Justin then closes out the show with responses to listener tweets and a few final thoughts in The Big Finish...


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        They can ship your tickets overnight, or email them directly to you! Get up close to all the action, and call Ticket King today. Since 1992, your one stop shop for great seats to any event.

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FOLLOW:
        Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar
        Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com
        Leave Justin a Voice Mail on the Upgruv Hotline: 412-320-7949

        For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com

        Follow Andrew Baydala on Twitter: @ValueSportsEnt

        Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv
        by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast
        Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Mar 8, 2017

This week Justin LaBar gives the wrestling fans a Reality Check on the true nature of a heel, something fans have forgotten. He also gives his take on Randy Orton being the best Sports Entertainer today, while AJ Styles may just be the best pure pro wrestler. Justin responds to your Tweets and voicemails, explains his list of Top 10 Wrestlers, and gives a few hot takes from around the WWE heading into Wrestlemania XXXIII.

Justin closes the show with Super Genius Mark Madden, former WCW announcer and host of The Mark Madden Show, Weekdays 3-6p on 105.9 The X in Pittsburgh. Mark gives his take on wrestling today, why Goldberg was one of his favorites to announce, and so much more...

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    They can ship your tickets overnight, or email them directly to you! Get up close to all the action, and call Ticket King today. Since 1992, your one stop shop for great seats to any event.

    Order online through our secure checkout, and save when you buy direct from Ticket King. They are proud NATB and BBB members, and look forward to serving you! Keep in mind, Ticket King is a full-service ticket broker. All prices are reflective of supply and demand.

    IT’S NOT SOLD OUT UNTIL THE KING IS SOLD OUT!

    Check them out online at TicketKing.net or download the App on your tablet or smartphone. @TicketKingMN

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Mark Madden's appearance on Wrestling Reality with Justin LaBar is sponsored by Tootsie's Diner in Coraopolis, Pa. Tootsie's Diner is family-owned, specializing in Breakfast foods, Luncheon Specials and Catering. All meals are made with Tootsie's original recipes, in combination with the creativity of their chefs, using the finest and freshest ingredients available.

Tell Coleen and Mark at Tootsie's that Justin LaBar & Mark Madden sent you! Check them out at TootsiesPGHDiner.com and on Twitter @TootsiesDiner
     

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    FOLLOW:
    Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar
    Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com
    Leave Justin a Voice Mail on the Upgruv Hotline: 412-320-7949

    For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com

    Follow Mark Madden on Twitter: @markmaddenx

    Listen to Mark Madden Weekdays 3-6pm on 105.9 The X in Pittsburgh and on the iHeartRadio app.

    Catch Mark Madden on The X's website: http://1059thex.iheart.com/onair/mark-madden-25939/

    Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv
    by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast
    Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Mar 1, 2017

This week Justin LaBar states why Smackdown is the better show - the Bray Wyatt story, Cena & Miz pulling in the pure wrestling fans, a hint of Real Housewives from Nikki Bella and more.

Justin talks with Ticket King's Andrew Baydala to preview Fastlane, Goldberg vs. Lesnar, and the rise of Braun Strowman.

Justin's headlining guest is former WCW Ring Announcer David Penzer. David tells stories of his time in the mid-1990s, announcing WCW Nitro in direct competition with WWE Raw, the wrestlers he worked with and the WWE buyout of WCW.

Justin then talks with Josh Isenberg about Goldberg and more Fastlane predictions, and closes out the show with listener tweets.

ALL WAYS TO LISTEN:
"Wrestling Reality" is free and available to listen 24/7/365 worldwide. Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on a smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.

– APPLE users can find us on iTunes
– ANDROID users can find us on Google Play Music,
– ANY user can listen on computers, tablets, and smartphones via RSS, Stitcher, or tunein, website or apps.
* SEARCH: Wrestling Reality

PRESENTING SPONSOR:
TICKET KING is your most trusted ticket source. They are one of the largest locally owned and operated ticket companies in the Midwest.  "TICKET KING, is the best place to search for WWE Tickets, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Concerts, and Theater.  USE the CODE: LABARFAN for 15% off WWE Tickets and 10% off others ticket purchases.

They can ship your tickets overnight, or email them directly to you! Get up close to all the action, and call Ticket King today. Since 1992, your one stop shop for great seats to any event.

Order online through our secure checkout, and save when you buy direct from Ticket King. They are proud NATB and BBB members, and look forward to serving you! Keep in mind, Ticket King is a full-service ticket broker. All prices are reflective of supply and demand.

IT’S NOT SOLD OUT UNTIL THE KING IS SOLD OUT!

Check them out online at TicketKing.net or download the App on your tablet or smartphone. @TicketKingMN
 
FOLLOW:
Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar
Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com
Leave Justin a Voice Mail on the Upgruv Hotline: 412-320-7949

For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com

Follow Ticket King's Andrew Baydala on Twitter: @ValueSportsENT

Follow David Penzer on Twitter: @DavidPenzer

Follow Josh Isenberg on Twitter: @joshisenberg4

Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv
by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast
Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Feb 22, 2017

This week Justin LaBar talks Braun Strowman vs. Big Show and the unusual aspects of two men that size in the ring. Justin also contrasts the style of the Cruiser weights with that of much larger wrestlers. He also covers Luke Harper & AJ Styles, the countdown to Wrestlemania, and some notable deaths in the wrestling world. Justin then talks with Andrew Baydala from Ticket King about this week's wrestling news, and closes out the show with listener tweets and voicemails.

ALL WAYS TO LISTEN:
"Wrestling Reality" is free and available to listen 24/7/365 worldwide. Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on a smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.

– APPLE users can find us on iTunes
– ANDROID users can find us on Google Play Music,
– ANY user can listen on computers, tablets, and smartphones via RSS, Stitcher, or tunein, website or apps.
* SEARCH: Wrestling Reality

PRESENTING SPONSOR:
TICKET KING is your most trusted ticket source. They are one of the largest locally owned and operated ticket companies in the Midwest.  "TICKET KING, is the best place to search for WWE Tickets, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Concerts, and Theater.  USE the CODE: LABARFAN for 15% off WWE Tickets and 10% off others ticket purchases.

They can ship your tickets overnight, or email them directly to you! Get up close to all the action, and call Ticket King today. Since 1992, your one stop shop for great seats to any event.

Order online through our secure checkout, and save when you buy direct from Ticket King. They are proud NATB and BBB members, and look forward to serving you! Keep in mind, Ticket King is a full-service ticket broker. All prices are reflective of supply and demand.

IT’S NOT SOLD OUT UNTIL THE KING IS SOLD OUT!

Check them out online at TicketKing.net or download the App on your tablet or smartphone. @TicketKingMN
 
FOLLOW:
Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar
Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com
Leave Justin a Voice Mail on the Upgruv Hotline: 412-320-7949

For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com

Follow Ticket King's Andrew Baydala on Twitter: @ValueSportsENT

Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv
by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast
Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Feb 15, 2017
Beautiful Dysfunction in WWE

This week Justin LaBar predicts a Battle Royal of Bray Wyatt vs. Randy Orton vs. Luke Harper - he tells you why, plus the variable of Erick Rowan in that mix as well, the KO/Jericho split, and other key matchups on the Road to Wrestlemania. Justin also discusses the ladies - the reaction to his Nikki Bella tweet, Rosa Mendes' retirement, Emmalina and more.  Justin then talks with Isa, AKA The Demon Diva, host of The Red Level Podcast on her take in the latest WWE news.

ALL WAYS TO LISTEN:
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– ANDROID users can find us on Google Play Music,
– ANY user can listen on computers, tablets, and smartphones via RSS, Stitcher, or tunein, website or apps.
* SEARCH: Wrestling Reality

PRESENTING SPONSOR:
TICKET KING is your most trusted ticket source. They are one of the largest locally owned and operated ticket companies in the Midwest.  "TICKET KING, is the best place to search for WWE Tickets, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Concerts, and Theater.  USE the CODE: LABARFAN for 15% off WWE Tickets and 10% off others ticket purchases.

They can ship your tickets overnight, or email them directly to you! Get up close to all the action, and call Ticket King today. Since 1992, your one stop shop for great seats to any event.

Order online through our secure checkout, and save when you buy direct from Ticket King. They are proud NATB and BBB members, and look forward to serving you! Keep in mind, Ticket King is a full-service ticket broker. All prices are reflective of supply and demand.

IT’S NOT SOLD OUT UNTIL THE KING IS SOLD OUT!

Check them out online at TicketKing.net or download the App on your tablet or smartphone. @TicketKingMN
 
FOLLOW:
Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar
Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com
Leave Justin a Voice Mail on the Upgruv Hotline: 412-320-7949

For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com

Isa on Twitter: @WWEDemonDiva
Check out Isa's The Red Level Podcast at http://thefanspodcast.com/latest-podcasts/?tag=Raw and on Twitter at @RedLevelTFP

Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv
by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast
Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Feb 8, 2017
Elimination Chamber Preview

#WrestlingReality Podcast

Wrestling Reality with Justin LaBar features analysis of the top headlines and stories in WWE and pro wrestling. Justin talks about the reality of injuries, debates the Elimination Chamber match ups - Randy Orton vs. Bray Wyatt or Bray Wyatt vs. Luke Harper? - plus, ALL SIGNS POINT TO GOLDBERG! Justin also has his weekly call with Ticket King VP Drew Baydala, has a few random thoughts and closes out with your tweets and voicemails.

ALL WAYS TO LISTEN:

"Wrestling Reality" is free and available to listen 24/7/365 worldwide. Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on a smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.

– APPLE users can find us on iTunes

– ANDROID users can find us on Google Play Music,

– ANY user can listen on computers, tablets, and smartphones via RSS, Stitcher, or tunein, website or apps.

* SEARCH: Wrestling Reality

PRESENTING SPONSOR:

TICKET KING is your most trusted ticket source. They are one of the largest locally owned and operated ticket companies in the Midwest.  "TICKET KING, is the best place to search for WWE Tickets, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Concerts, and Theater.  USE the CODE: LABARFAN for 15% off WWE Tickets and 10% off others ticket purchases.

They can ship your tickets overnight, or email them directly to you! Get up close to all the action, and call Ticket King today. Since 1992, your one stop shop for great seats to any event.

Order online through our secure checkout, and save when you buy direct from Ticket King. They are proud NATB and BBB members, and look forward to serving you! Keep in mind, Ticket King is a full-service ticket broker. All prices are reflective of supply and demand.

IT’S NOT SOLD OUT UNTIL THE KING IS SOLD OUT!

Check them out online at TicketKing.net or download the App on your tablet or smartphone.

TicketKing.net

Ticket King on Twitter: @TicketKingMN

FOLLOW:

Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar

Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com

Leave Justin a Voice Mail on the Upgruv Hotline: 412-320-7949

For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com

Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv

by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast

Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Feb 1, 2017
Royal Rumble Wrap-Up

Wrestling Reality with Justin LaBar features analysis of the top headlines and stories in WWE and pro wrestling. Justin gives his reactions from the Royal Rumble and Randy Orton's win, John Cena's legacy now that he's tied Ric Flair's record for wins, HHH's new promo and more. He then talks with Drew Baydala, Vice President of Ticket King on his takes from the Royal Rumble, ticket availability for Wrestlemania and more. Justin also talks with longtime WWE referee Jimmy Korderas, then closes the show with tweets and random thoughts.


ALL WAYS TO LISTEN:
"Wrestling Reality" is free and available to listen 24/7/365 worldwide. Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on a smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.

– APPLE users can find us on iTunes
– ANDROID users can find us on Google Play Music,
– ANY user can listen on computers, tablets, and smartphones via RSS, Stitcher, or tunein, website or apps.
* SEARCH: Wrestling Reality

Leave Justin a Voice Mail on the Upgruv Hotline: 412-320-7949

PRESENTING SPONSOR:

TICKET KING is your most trusted ticket source. They are one of the largest locally owned and operated ticket companies in the Midwest. "TICKET KING, is the best place to search for WWE Tickets, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, Concerts, and Theater. USE the CODE: LABARFAN for 15% off WWE Tickets and 10% off others ticket purchases.

They can ship your tickets overnight, or email them directly to you! Get up close to all the action, and call Ticket King today. Since 1992, your one stop shop for great seats to any event.

Order online through our secure checkout, and save when you buy direct from Ticket King. They are proud NATB and BBB members, and look forward to serving you! Keep in mind, Ticket King is a full-service ticket broker. All prices are reflective of supply and demand.

IT’S NOT SOLD OUT UNTIL THE KING IS SOLD OUT!

Check them out online at TicketKing.net or download the App on your tablet or smartphone.


FOLLOW:
Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar
Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com
Jimmy Korderas on Twitter: @JimmyKorderas
For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com
Follow Ticket King on Twitter: @TicketKingMN


Wrestling Reality is Exclusively Produced by Pittsburgh Podcast Network and talent network, inc.
@talentnetworktv
@pghpodcast
Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Jan 25, 2017
Royal Rumble Preview with JD from NY

Wrestling Reality with Justin LaBar features analysis of the top headlines and stories in WWE and pro wrestling. Justin gives his predictions for the Royal Rumble and what he expects from Brock Lesnar, Goldberg, The Undertaker and Chris Jericho. He then talks with Drew Baydala, Vice President of Ticket King on ticket availability for the Royal Rumble and more. Justin also makes his plot predictions and talks with fellow wrestling podcaster JD from NY, then closes the show with tweets and voicemails.

LISTEN to the Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music, Stitcher Radio, and Tunein Radio via the “Wrestling Reality” channel.

ALL WAYS TO LISTEN:
"Wrestling Reality" is free and available to listen 24/7/365 worldwide. Audio-On-Demand in-your-hand, on a smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop computers.

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– ALL users can listen on computers, tablets, and smartphones via RSS, Stitcher Radio, or tunein radio, website or apps.

* SEARCH: Wrestling Reality

 
PRESENTING SPONSOR:
TICKET KING is your most trusted ticket source. They are one of the largest locally owned and operated ticket companies in the Midwest.  "TICKET KING, is the best place to search for WWE tickets, sporting events, concerts, and theater.

TicketKing.net - Use Promo Code "LABARFAN" for 15% off WWE Tickets & 10% off all other tickets!

 * Leave Justin a Voice Mail on the upgruv Hotline: 412-320-7949 *

FOLLOW:
Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar
Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com
Ticket King on Twitter: @TicketKingMN
JD from NY on Twitter: @JDfromNY206
JD from NY's Podcast on YouTube: youtube.com/user/JDfromNY206

For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com

Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv
by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast
Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Jan 2, 2017

Wrestling Reality with Justin LaBar features analysis of the top headlines and stories in WWE and pro wrestling. Justin starts this episode with a Reality Check for the mom who took her anger at Kevin Owens to Facebook. He then comments on Shad Gaspard stopping a robbery attempt, Cody Rhodes with the Bullet Club, Del Rio's fight, and Jericho's surprise appearance at IWC. Justin also gives his WWE Roadblock predictions, and closes the show with listener tweets.

FOLLOW:
Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar
Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com

For your Wrestling news: WrestleZone.com
WrestleRumble.com, where you can predict winners of WWE events. First prize is sitting in a luxury suite with LaBar at Royal Rumble

Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv
by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast
Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

Jan 2, 2017
On To “Survivor Series”

What's next for The Undertaker, who appears to be back for more than just his annual WrestleMania match? LaBar gives his take on what he thinks we can expect. Plus, headlines discussed, tweets answered and predictions on Survivor Series with LaBar and Josh Isenberg.

Wrestling Reality with Justin LaBar features analysis of the top headlines and stories in WWE and pro wrestling.

Justin LaBar on Twitter: @JustinLaBar

Josh Isenberg on Twitter: @JoshIsenberg4

Justin LaBar's WWE writing on upgruv.com: www.upgruv.com/community/justin_labar

For your wrestling news: WrestleZone.com

WrestleRumble.com, where you can predict winners of WWE events. First prize is sitting in a luxury suite with LaBar at Royal Rumble.

Produced at talent network, inc. | @talentnetworktv
by the Pittsburgh Podcast Network | @pghpodcast

Production: Frank Murgia and Wayne Weil

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