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Thursday, October 18, 2018

NEW STS!! Barrett Brown !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with Barrett Brown for Episode 160. Barrett joins BT to talk about becoming a fan, going to his first live event, New Japan dojo with Shibata, Americos, working with ROH, working on WWE TV, NWA title mystery, NWA Anniversary show and more! 40 fun minutes! Find all the archives at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube and bluechew.com (Promo code: STS)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

NEW STS !! Cool Kids Countdown Ep 40: “Halloween Special: Top 10 Monsters in Pro Wrestling!”

It’s time for the “special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown Ep 40: “Halloween Special: Top 10 Monsters in Pro Wrestling!” for Episode 159. Lance & BT do their first ever Halloween special with their own brand of unique humor. 43 mins in rapid fire format! Find all the archives at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube and bluechew.com (Promo code: STS)

Saturday, October 13, 2018

NEW STS!! Brian Thompson joins BT!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with his “ol’buddy” Brian Thompson for Episode 158. Brian joins BT to talk about ratings & TV rights, do the WWE writers care?, one hour TV, the WWE fan, All In, where do the indie guys go?, modern day heat and much more! Almost 34 minutes! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube and bluechew.com (Promo code: STS)

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

NEW STS!! Phil “Sly” Slivinski joins BT for Episode 157 !!!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with Phil “Sly” Slivinski for Episode 157. Phil joins BT to talk about watching wrestling for the first time, growing up as a fan in the Philly area, going to the hotel to meet the wrestlers, finding out when the wrestlers are flying in, starting to read the Observer, training, Rasslin Radio, getting his first ref job, ECWA, the neckbrace, a great JJ Dillon story and more! 39 fun minutes! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube and bluechew.com (Promo code: STS)

Monday, October 8, 2018

Twin States Wrestling Resurrection results from Oct 7, 2018


Twin States Wrestling: Resurrection

Results from Hanceville Civic Center in Hanceville, Alabama
Sunday October 7, 2018

Pre Show: 
"The Mauler" Britt Jackson defeated Brandon Williams

Match #1: J-Mo defeated J.D. Rush 
Post match: Britt Jackson hit the ring and attacked J-Mo, Rush, and the referee until the big man Johnny Lerman came down and got in Britt's face....the two came to blows until several wrestlers came down to break it up and pull them apart

Match #2: "The Future" Chris Styles pinned "Delicious" Dameon Ceretone

Match #3: $5,000 Real Deal Old School Challenge
Cabana Man Dan defeated Neil 'the Real Deal' Taylor w/Mr. Sensational

Match #4: New Level Pro Wrestling Tag Team Championship
"Savage Youth" Shean Christopher/"High Stakes" Kevin Ryan defeated The Trickster/Adam Priest to win the titles

Match #5: Five Team Gauntlet Match to crown the Twin States Tag Team Champions
The Franklin Society (Brax/Boxcar Brawler) w/Dr. Trey Franklin defeated The Bomb Shelter (Joseph Schwartz/Zodiak)/ Charles Zanders & Scott Morgan/Jeremy Flynt & Uncle Byff/Dragon Kai (Phil Macchio/Brandon Whatley) to win the titles

Match #6: Twin States Heavyweight Championship
"The Steel Dragon" Donnie Primetime defeated Nick Traimer to retain the title

MAIN EVENT: Triple Threat #1 Contender's Match
"The Last Hero" Ace Haven w/Amy Haven defeated "Next Level" Josh Matthew & Brian Pillman Jr.














Thursday, October 4, 2018

NEW STS!!! Cool Kids Countdown Ep 39 : “The WTF News Desk September, 2018”

It’s time for the “special edition of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown Ep 39 : “The WTF News Desk September, 2018” for Episode 156. Lance & BT count down the 10 strange & fun topics of September in this monthly series with their own brand of unique humor. Mark Southern also stops by for a few minutes to talk about Saturday’s show. 43 mins in rapid fire format ! All the archives at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Spunklube.com !

Monday, October 1, 2018

NEW STS!! Mark Southern Returns !!!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with Mark Southern for Episode 155. Mark joins BT again to talk about losing a friend on Facebook, Cookie St James, indie wrestling, promoting wrestling, his upcoming show in Kennett, MO & much more! 35 fun minutes! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube!

Friday, September 28, 2018

NEW STS!! “Top 10 Reasons to Watch TNA/IMPACT”

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown: Ep 38 “Top 10 Reasons to Watch TNA/IMPACT” for Episode 154. Can Lance convince BT to go back watching TNA/IMPACT? 43 fun minutes! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

NEW STS! Jaxon Stone joins BT!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with Jaxon Stone. Jaxon & BT talk about growing up as a fan, learning all the wrestling inside terms, going to wrestling with his Dad, about his character, his mic work, playing baseball, training to be a wrestler, working for WxW, Walter, wrestling psychology. Goldust tweet and much more. 34 fun minutes! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

World Championship Wrestling 8.25.82

Here is the episode that Gene & BT talk about !!

NEW STS11 BT is joined by Gene Jackson for “Was It Really THAT Good?”

It’s time for a brand new special edition of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” This episode BT is joined by Gene Jackson for “Was It Really THAT Good?” E4! Long time wrestling fans always talk fondly of the old days in professional wrestling, so Gene & BT have joined forces to take a look at wrestling shows in the WWE VAULT & YouTube. This month they’ll review World Championship Wrestling 8.25.82 from YouTube. And they answer the question, “Was It Really THAT Good?”. It’s a fun 36 minutes! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube!

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

NEW STS!! Dreadhead Kev!!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with with wrestling photographer Dreadhead Kev. Kev & BT talk about growing up as a fan, wanting to train to be a wrestler, meeting Dustin Starr, going to Mania, brain surgery, becoming a photographer, Raven, CM Punk and much more. 38 fun minutes! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube!

Friday, September 14, 2018

NEW STS!! Austin Gunn joins BT !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with Austin Gunn for the 150th episode! Austin & BT talk about growing up around the business, watching his Dad wrestle, ALL IN, emulating his Dad, psychology in matches, training, Chuck & Billy, D-Generation X, when did he know it was a work?, who is he a fan of?, where does he see himself in 2 years and more. 45 fun minutes! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

NEW STS !! Gene Jackson & Brennon Martin join BT to talk about ALL IN !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with his “Was It Really THAT Good?” co-host Gene Jackson & Brennon Martin for Episode 149. BT & Gene talk about their fun Starrcast/ALL IN weekend. They chat about BT getting lost, how much did they pay for Starrcast, Meet & Greets - good & bad, negativity online about ALL IN, ICP debacle, Booker T at another convention, Brian Cage, and much more! Brennon joins STS in the middle of the episode to talk about leaving Starrcast, the reasons why he left, Jim Cornette and Steve Austin. Super Sized at almost 58 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube!

Saturday, September 8, 2018

NEW STS!! “The WTF News Desk August, 2018”

It’s time for the “special edition of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown Ep 37 : “The WTF News Desk August, 2018” for Episode 148. Lance & BT count down the 10 strange & fun topics of August in this monthly series with their own brand of unique humor. 45 mins in rapid fire format ! All the archives at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Spunklube.com !

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

New STS!! BT & Lance talk about their fun Starrcast/ALL IN weekend!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with his Cool Kids Countdown co-host Lance LeVine for Episode 147. BT & Lance talk about their fun Starrcast/ALL IN weekend. They chat about BT arriving in Chicago, different panels they attended, the organization of the convention, vendors at the show, Billy Gunn, Rosemary, Buff Bagwell, the after party and much more! Super Sized at almost 57 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @SpunkLube !

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

NEW STS !! Cool Kids Countdown: Ep 36 “Top 10 Random “All In” Podcast Row Reviews”

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown: Ep 36 “Top 10 Random “All In” Podcast Row Reviews” for Episode 146. In rapid fire format they talk about about other podcasts in an almost 42 minute action packed episode! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx!

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

NEW STS !! MEMPHIS WRESTLING HISTORY FANS TAKE A LISTEN !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel is joined by Brennon Martin for Episode 145. Martin, the author of “Teeny: Professional Wrestling's Grand Dame”, & BT talk about the family tree, running shows all over the Memphis area, Pat Malone & Roy Welch, Andy Kaufman, the book’s cover, Jerry Jarrett as a wrestler, a shoot on live TV, Steve Austin, and much more. A fun 41 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx!

Thursday, August 23, 2018

NEW STS !! Brian Christopher Lawler REPLAY !

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with P3 Radio’s Richard Mullikin for this “special” episode to talk about Brian Christopher Lawler for Episode 144. BT & Richard talk about the interview that Richard conducted early this year and BT tells a Brian Christopher story. That is followed by the replay of the P3 Radio episode with Brian Christopher Lawler. Richard talks about wrestling music videos, wrestling as Twilight Zone, becoming the New Kids, Raven’s story, helping the young guys, getting ribbed by Owen Hart, Owen ribbing Dan Severn, becoming the Blazers, advice to guys getting into wrestling, surgeries, health scare, wrestling the Moondogs and more! This episode comes in at a whopping 71 minutes making it the LONGEST EPISODE to date! All the archives are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Locals to Legends Episode #130: "Casio Kid" Matt Mitchell

Jastin Taylor's Tough Enough video ! Look below and listen to this week's STS as he talks about it !

Here is the video of STS guest this week Jastin Taylor !!

NEW STS !! "the living proof" Jastin Taylor !! Hot off Future of Honor !

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel is joined by Jastin Taylor for Episode 143. BT & Taylor talk about becoming a fan, going to live matches, WCW & Attitude era, when did we know it was a work?, training to be a wrestler, video for Tough Enough, getting on Future of Honor for ROH, Cheeseburger, “Brutal” Bob Evans, wrestling Matt Hardy and more! A fun 40 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx!

Thursday, August 16, 2018

NEW STS !!! Cool Kids Countdown XXXX “Top 10 Performers of G1 2018”

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXXX “Top 10 Performers of G1 2018” for Episode 142. In rapid fire format they talk about the tremendous G1 Tournament in this almost 48 minute action packed episode! All the archived episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Abraxas: Guardian of the Universe (Smack Download Podcast)



In this episode we see, an emotionless Jessie "The Body" Ventura star in a 1990 film about an alien "policeman" (and I use that term loosely) that lands on Earth to apprehend some alien douche bag.
After being hand raped by said Douche bag, an Earth woman gives birth to a little kid with super powers. Basically, alien douche bag is now trying to kidnap the weirdo kid and the former Governor of Minnesota is trying to stop him and take him back to creepo alien jail..... you can't make this stuff up.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Locals to Legends Episode # 129: Jay Andrews Promoter of Pro Wrestling EGO

NEW STS!! Pro Wrestling Torch's Todd Martin !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel sits down with Pro Wrestling Torch’s Todd Martin for Episode 141. BT & Todd talk about becoming a fan, wrestling being real, writing about wrestling, birth of internet sites, working for both WON & Torch, selling out All In & MSG, the recent changes in Mexican wrestling, Colt/Punk court case, Conor McGregor, Lesner/DC matchup and more! A fun 49 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx!

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Twin States Wrestling presents RESURRECTION on Sunday Oct. 7th

Twin States Wrestling returns on Sunday October 7th at 3pm at the JC Arena in Hanceville, Alabama with their next big event: RESURRECTION!! 

Already announced: 

TWIN STATES HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP


Donnie Primetime

defends the title against

Nick Traimer


More wrestlers and matches to be announced soon!!

Tickets only $10!! 

Advance tickets available @


Bell time 3pm  Doors Open @ 2:15pm

at the
JC ARENA
8142 US Hwy 431
Hanceville, Alabama 35077


Sponsored by: 
Car-Mart of Cullman, Alabama
1634 Brantley Ave SW
Cullman, AL 35055


Follow Twin States Wrestling on Facebook @

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Gene & BT talk about Memphis Wrestling - “Was It Really THAT Good?”

Join us for our monthly series in the STS family, “Was It Really THAT Good?” E3! Long time wrestling fans always talk fondly of the old days in professional wrestling, so Gene Jackson and Brian Tramel have joined forces to take a look at wrestling shows in the WWE VAULT or on YouTube. This month they’ll review Memphis Wrestling 8.12.89 and answer the question, “Was It Really THAT Good?” All the archives are at stspod.club. It’s a fun 51 minutes! Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx.

BT & Gene talk about this on the new STS !!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

NEW STS !! Who's Right Podcast Doug Joins BT!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel returns as host to sit with Doug from Who’s Right Podcast. BT & Doug talk about probing, why do a podcast?, podcasting weirdos, socks, watching wrestling for the first time, Snuka coming off the cage, Road Warriors, wrestling figures, WWF wrestling album, Attitude Era, “my dad was right,” wrestling fans and more. A fun 49 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx!

Friday, August 3, 2018

NEW STS !! Cool Kids Countdown XXXIV: “The WTF News Desk July, 2018”

It’s time for the “special edition of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXXIV: “The WTF News Desk July, 2018” for Episode 138. Lance & BT count down the 10 strange & fun topics of July in this monthly series with their own brand of unique humor. 44 mins in rapid fire format ! All the archives at www.stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx.

NEW STS !! Cool Kids Countdown XXXIV: “The WTF News Desk July, 2018”

It’s time for the “special edition of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXXIV: “The WTF News Desk July, 2018” for Episode 138. Lance & BT count down the 10 strange & fun topics of July in this monthly series with their own brand of unique humor. 44 mins in rapid fire format ! All the archives at www.stspod.club. Sponsored by @Cloud9VaporOx.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

NEW STS!! ROH SUPERFANS & AMERICA'S GOT TALENT CONTESTANTS !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Guest host Lance LeVine is joined by Sean & Lindsay Lechowicz for episode 137. Sean & Lindsay talk about getting together for the first time, becoming a fan, Nexus, getting married with ROH, Jay Lethal her favorite, Jimmy Jacobs hitting on her, Evolution PPV, being comedians, America’s Got Talent, legos, Jay Lethal LEGO, kayfabe and much more. A fun 46 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by spunklube.com!

Friday, July 27, 2018

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NEW STS !! Ringside with Jim ! BT & Jim do commentary !!

It’s time for a “special” episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” In a simulcast with another podcast, episode 11 of “Ringside with Jim” becomes episode 136 of STS. Jim Vicious of Suplex City Limits & BT watch Survival Tobita take on 2 monstrous opponents! Watch along with us: Part 1 vs Ken the Box here -and Part two vs Ape Virgon Videos are also posted on stspod.club! (and on this site below) Fun episode clocks in at 28 minutes. Get your “Ken The Box” t-shirt at wehavemerch.com! Sponsored by spunklube.com.

Survival Tobita vs. Ape Virgon (3/29/99) Commentary for this match on new STS !!

Survival Tobita vs. Ken the Box (8/23/99) - commentary for this match on new STS !!

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

NEW STS!! International Superstar Kris Wolf !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Guest host Lance LeVine is joined by international wrestling star Kris Wolf for episode 135. Lance & Kris talk about what she was doing before wrestling, the breakup, moving to Japan, being a teacher, watching Stardom for the first time, training, working as a baby or heel, dancing in the ring, crowd sizes, silent Japan heat, girls that she has worked, visa issues, leaving Stardom, box breaker, her tail, coffee, weirdos on social media and more! A fun 45 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by spunklube.com!

Thursday, July 19, 2018

NEW STS!!!! Cool Kids Countdown XXXIII. “10 Wrestlers That Bore Us!” !!!

It’s time for the “Special Edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXXIII. “10 Wrestlers That Bore Us!”, for Episode 134. With their own brand of unique humor, Lance & BT count down the 10 wrestlers whose matches inspire them to clip their toenails rather than watch. Almost 45 mins in rapid fire format! All archives at stspod.club. Sponsored by spunklube.com.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Anthony Henry RETURNS to STS!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit!” Guest host Lance LeVine is joined by Anthony Henry (making this 2nd appearance) for episode 133. Lance & Anthony talk about being an Indy darling, traveling on the Indies, Evolve, Freelance, New Japan, how you get top bookings, MMA, Ronda Rousey, injuries, real life, selling gimmicks, being a heel, working Flip Gordon, freaks on Twitter, CM Punk and much more! A fun 46 minutes! All the archive episodes are at stspod.club. Sponsored by spunklube.com!

Monday, July 16, 2018

Journey of the Journeyman: One Proud Papa!

Hello True Believers!  (I think that may be copyrighted...)

Man, what a weekend!  3 shows in 3 days, which is pretty normal, but I want to focus on the event held on Sunday, July 15.
The 15 students that completed the 12-week Tried-N-True Academy had their Student Showcase event.  These students walked into the gym in April with little-to-no previous wrestling experience, and I have watched them grow from the ground up.  Tears entered my eyes on more than one occasion seeing my proteges are work.

I want to thank all the people who bought tickets.  I don't have an official count, but the estimate I was given, from presales and tickets sold at the door, was 300+.  AMAZING!  A legit standing room only crowd to support the hard work these students have put in over 12 weeks to chase their dreams!

The night was started off with "The Beast from the Middle East" Rhamey doing battle with Kountry Boi.  You may recognize the name Kountry Boi as one of the artists that composed my entrance music (https://soundcloud.com/jeremiah-plunkett/mr-mugg-kountry-boi-grizzled-white-boy-jeremiah-plunketts-entrance-theme).  These guys have worked so hard, and have such a high wrestling IQ.  This was a great start to the night and ended with "The Beast from the Middle East" giving Kounty a Black Hole Slam through the mat.

The second match pitted 2 of our cruiserweight trainees, Mikey "Anime" Hempfield and Peyton "Speedy" Polson, against the Tried-N-True Pro tag team of the Powerhouse Paisans, this combination being Pasquale Zionesto and "The 90-lb Big Mouth" Tony Lucassio.  While known as a manager, Lucassio is a trained professional wrestler and showed his stuff against the 2 undersized competitors.  Mikey's charisma and the pair's athleticism left me smiling from ear to ear.

The third match was the Tried-N-True Academy Battle Royale.  All 14 male competitors entered the ring in 30 second intervals until only 1 was left standing.  In a fantastic moment, Dustin "The Lone Wolf" Rybolt was left as the last man standing, in the feel good moment of the night.

After a brief intermission, it was time for "The First Lady of the Tried-N-True Academy" to make her entrance.  Brittany Garcia was originally slated to face Impact Wrestling's Rebel, but Rebel had other ideas.  She brought in a ringer in the form of Paredyse.  Brittany, not afraid to go one-on-one with a man, held her own and scored an upset pinfall.

Following Brittany's match, I took the stage opposite potentially our most athletically gifted student, Matthew Mims.  Let me say, his cheering section was definitely in attendance.  Mims asserted his strength early on, but a well place right hand put me in control.  I did my best to welcome him to the business and bringing the fight to him.  Mims got me rocking and rolling toward the end, but a well placed DDT set him down for 3.  The kid took a lickin' and kept on tickin', and me made me proud.  SO much upside.

Finally, the main event pitted Zach "Honcho" Hensley and Deonte "All Star" Myers vs. the War Kings, Crimson and Jax Dane.  This match was tremendous.  The WarKings asserted their dominance, but teh team of Hensley and Myers would not go down without a fight, picking there spots and managing to get the big men off their feet numerous times.  However, it was not to be as the War Kings put them away. 

The night ended as all the students surrounded ringside.  Crimson and Jax Dane said a few words, and the entire room gave a standing ovation to the students.

To say I'm proud is an understatement.  Hard work pays off, and this event showed it.  My hats off too everyone involved.  To my students, whether you like it or not, you are my kids in the business now.  I'm here for you always, and I can't wait to see you grow.

I love you all!  Stay human.

- Jeremiah Plunkett
Territory Wrestling Tees
Pro Wrestling Tees
Tried-N-True Pro Wrestling Academy
Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat:  @Plunkitis

Thursday, July 12, 2018

NEW STS with BT & Gene -- “Was It Really THAT Good?”

Join us for our monthly series in the STS family, “Was It Really THAT Good?”! Long time wrestling fans always talk fondly of the old days in professional wrestling, so Gene Jackson and Brian Tramel have joined forces to take a look at wrestling shows in the WWE VAULT. This month they’ll review All Star Wrestling 7.14.79 and answer the question, “Was It Really THAT Good?”. It’s a fun 34 minutes! Sponsored by spunklube.com.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Locals to Legends Episode #123: Mad Man Pondo



This week's guest is a death match legend and now a published author....the one and only Mad Man Pondo! Gene talks to Pondo about his career including: working for Herb Abrams' UWF in Florida, his inspiration for becoming a death match wrestler, his days in Kick Ass Wrestling in Memphis, how he met and got involved with ICP, the origins of Girl Fight, his favorite memories of $5 Wrestling, and so much more!! Check out the interview then go order Pondo's book at www.eatsleepwrestle.com!




Tuesday, July 10, 2018

NEW STS !! HYAN JOINS US !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Guest host Lance LeVine is joined by Hyan for episode 130. Lance & Hyan talk about growing up as a fan, Reality of Wrestling, Booker T, wrestling Nia Jax on RAW, favorite wrestlers, Mae Young Classic, working for Geico, Twitter followers and much more! A fun 42 minutes!NEW

Friday, July 6, 2018

NEW STS !! Cool Kids Countdown XXXII: “The WTF News Desk June, 2018”

It’s time for the “special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXXII: “The WTF News Desk June, 2018” for Episode 129. Lance & BT count down the 10 strange & fun topics of June in this monthly series with their own brand of unique humor. 48 mins in rapid fire format !

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

NEW Shootin’ The Shiznit! The second annual Great American Bloopers & Outtakes with BT!!

It’s time for a special holiday edition of Shootin’ The Shiznit! The second annual Great American Bloopers & Outtakes with BT, Ric Davies, Kenny Bolin, Dustin Starr, Jason Wells, Gene Jackson, Bob Magee, Jeff Jarrett, Tom Robinson and more! A fun 50 minutes ! Sponsored by spunklube.com

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

NEW STS!! Jason Wells joins Brian Tramel for episode 127!!!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Jason Wells joins Brian Tramel for episode 127. Wells & BT talk about Rasslin’ Riot, watching as a fan, going to live matches, starting in the business, Cape Championship Wrestling, and much more! A fun 42 minutes!

Journey of the Journeyman: Spreading the Love

I apologize for the delay between posts, but lately I have been a very busy man.  Earlier this year, I accepted the position of the Head Coach of the Beginners Course at Tried-N-True Pro Wrestling's training center, the Tried-N-True Academy, and it has been a ride!

I have assisted various training classes before.  I was an assistant trainer for Chase Stevens, Dutch Mantell, and Jeff Daniels in the past.  I've assisted people in seminars.  I've even taken over training from a friend when he went down with a debilitating knee injury and could not complete the training for his students.  However, this has been my first experience as Head Coach...and I'm loving it.

Since April, I have taken a class that topped out at 19 students from having little to no in-ring experience to giving them the basic fundamentals needed to get the foot in the door of this crazy dream we call professional wrestling.  Along the way, we lost a few students.  Some stopped showing up.  Some decided it wasn't for them.  Others left for personal reasons.  At the end of 12 weeks and 36 sessions, 15 students remained.

I don't want to undermine the accomplishment those 15 made.  These sessions aren't easy.  On top of the already difficult learning aspect and beating the body takes, blow up drills are frequent and practice is regularly ended with a workout circuit that we affectionately call "Burnout".  Videos of these can be found on the Tried-N-True Pro social media.  These 15 have pushed themselves and should be commended for completion.

Of the 15, I am beyond proud to say that we have 10 graduated moving on to the Intermediate Class headed up by Crazzy Steve and Anthony Lucassio.  It warms my heart to see these students become something more than often times they even though was possible.

The remaining 5 will continue to be polished up and have the kinks worked out, and then they too will move on to the Intermediate Course.  I have 100% faith in that.  

I have always wanted to leave some sort of legacy in the ring.  I love performing and always will, but I may have found my next calling.

I would like to thank a lot of people, so please bare with me.

I would like to thank Crimson for giving me this opportunity.  He and I have been close friends since day 1, and none of this would be possible without him.  He saw something in me and thought this would be a good fit, and even when I didn't see it, pushed forward and ended up being right on the money.

I want to thank Crazzy Steve and Anthony Lucassio.  Both have helped me tremendously with ideas for drills and alternate teaching methods.  Steve helped me tremendously with putting a curriculum together, and I'm beyond glad to have both joining me as Academy coaches officially.

I want to thank all the guest coaches that came by to lend their bit of advice and stories, giving the students other outlooks and opportunities.  Tried-N-True Pro Wrestling is a family.  I know that's cliche, but these guest coaches came in on their own accord to help.  I thank you for that.
Thank you Jax Dane!
Thank you Rebel!
Thank you Paredyse!
Thank you Jayme Jameson!
Thank you Kevin Weatherby!

Last, but certainly not least, I want to thank my students.  You guys worked your asses off.  You worked through the heat, the drills, the bumps, the bruises...To the 15 that made it to the end, thank you.  You made me realize that this ol' Journeyman may have something worth giving after all.
Thank you Daniel!
Thank you All Star!
Thank you Red!
Thank you Speedy!
Thank you Honcho!
Thank you Brittany!
Thank you Dusty!
Thank you Maniac Mike!
Thank you Mo!
Thank you Si!
Thank you Big Mike!
Thank you Rhamey!
Thank you Dote!
Thank you Kountry!
Thank you Mims!

With all that out of the way, each one of these students worked extremely hard and are being rewarded.  On July 15th, the Tried-N-True Academy is hosting the first Student Showcase.  If possible, please attend and support these great students.  Flyer below.
  The following week, on July 21st, Tried-N-True Pro Wrestling will be bringing The Last Stand to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, TN.  As always, the card is stacked.  Tickets are available at TriedNTruePro.com.
  If your dream is to get inside the squared circle as a wrestler, referee, manager, or valet, Sunday August 5th we launch our next Beginners Course at the Tried-N-True Academy! Visit http://www.triedntruepro.com/beginners-course2.html for more information!
On August 7th 2018 we will be launching our new Intermediate Course! We are happy to announce that former Impact Wrestling star Crazzy Steve will be filling the Head Coach position for this course! The Intermediate Course is for individuals with prior training and experience. 
Please Email TNTAcademy@TriedNTruePro.com for info 
OR 
Visit http://www.triedntruepro.com/intermediate-course.html
This has been a long blog post, full of emotions, thanks, and information.  If you've made it this far, thank you!  I hope to not be so long between posts in the future.

Keep the journey alive!

- Jeremiah Plunkett
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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Photos & Results from Aro Lucha at the Nashville Fairgrounds from 6/17/18


Aro Lucha
Nashville Fairgrounds
Nashville, TN.
Sunday June 17, 2018

Results:

Trey Miguel defeated Myron Reed and Nate Wings in a 3 Way Match

Austin Theory pinned Septimo Dragon

Arez defeated Gringo Loco and Low Rider in a 3 Way Match

Mascarita Dorada & Thunder Rosa defeated Demus & Kylie Rae in a mixed tag match

ACH/Jack Edwards (Jack Evans) defeated Puma King/Darby Allen in a tag team match

MAIN EVENT
Rey Mysterio/Fenix/Sammy Guevara defeated Shane 'Swerve' Strickland/Willie Mack/Black Taurus













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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Gene Jackson & Brian Tramel Join forces for new podcast !!

Join us for the debut of a new monthly series joining the STS family, “Was It Really THAT Good?”! Long time wrestling fans always talk fondly of the old days in professional wrestling, so Gene Jackson and Brian Tramel have joined forces to take a look at wrestling shows in the WWE VAULT. This month they’ll review Mid South Wrestling 6.12.82 and answer the question, “Was It Really THAT Good?”. It’s a fun 36 minutes!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Ric Davies joins Brian Tramel for episode 125!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Ric Davies joins Brian Tramel for episode 125. Davies is also known as Dave Duponte in the Michigan indie scene and has been friends with BT for over 30 years. Davies talks about becoming friends with BT, tape trading, discovering Georgia Championship Wrestling, going to live events, going into the Navy, getting into the wrestling business, Al Snow, meeting BT’s friend in Puerto Rico and much more! A fun 40 minutes !

Thursday, June 14, 2018

NEW STS!! Cool Kids Countdown XXXI: “10 Takeaways from Dominion” for Episode 124!!

It’s time for the “special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXXI: “10 Takeaways from Dominion” for Episode 124. Lance & BT count down the 10 things they took away with their own brand of unique humor. Almost 52 mins in rapid fire format !

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Derrick King Returns !

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Derrick King joins Brian Tramel for episode 123. DK returns this month after his “Memphis in May” series appearance. Derrick talks about Brandon Baxter, Power Pro Wrestling, Ohio Valley Wrestling, Brock Lesner, Shelton Benjamin, Randy Orton, Jim Cornette, Alan Steel, Wrestling with Death, a strip club story and much more! A fun 42 minutes !

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Cool Kids CountdownXXX: “The WTF News Desk May, 2018”

It’s time for the “special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids CountdownXXX: “The WTF News Desk May, 2018” for Episode 122. Lance & BT count down the 10 strange & fun topics of May in this monthly series with their own brand of unique humor. 46 mins in rapid fire format !

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

NEW STS!! Kenny Bolin makes his 3rd appearance joining BT for episode 121!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Kenny Bolin makes his 3rd appearance joining Brian Tramel for episode 121. Bolin & BT talk about when a lady tried to con him, growing up at the Louisville Gardens, meeting Jim Cornette for the first time, learning it was a work, a big rib on Cornette, food stamps and much more !

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Dustin “Five” Starr joins Brian Tramel for episode 120!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Dustin “Five” Starr joins Brian Tramel for episode 120. This is the 6th & final show in our “Memphis in May” series. Starr talks about growing up as a fan in Memphis, training with Don Bass, Randy Hales, his first match, setting up the ring for Power Pro, Brandon Baxter, Beale Street Posse, wrestling in the Memphis area and much more! 41 action filled minutes!!

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

DK joins BT for STS !!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Derrick King joins Brian Tramel for episode 119. This is the 5th show in our “Memphis in May” series. Derrick talks about growing up as a fan in Memphis, training, Wrestling Observer, Power Pro, Randy Hales, wrestling in the Memphis area and much more!

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Cool Kids Countdown XIX “Top 10 Things We Are Looking Most Forward To About "All In"”

It’s time for the“special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XIX “Top 10 Things We Are Looking Most Forward To About "All In" ” for Episode 118. Lance & BT count down reasons why “All In” is going be fun with their own brand of unique humor. 43 mins in rapid fire format !

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Eric Wayne joins BT for new STS!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Eric Wayne join Brian Tramel for episode 117. This is the 4th show in our “Memphis in May” series. Wayne talks about setting up the ring, Buddy Wayne jokes, the people that his Dad he worked with, being at TV5, writing columns for RRO, Mississippi wrestling, the infamous Randy Orton story and more. Fun episode clocks in at almost 48 minutes.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Jim Vicious & BT Talk SMW on new STS!

It’s time for a “special” episode of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” In a simulcast of another podcast, the episode 10 of “Ringside with Jim” becomes episode 116 of STS. Jim Vicious of Suplex City Limits & BT watch Heavenly Bodies vs Thrillseekers from SMW. Watch the match with Jim & BT on youtube as it is posted on. www.stspod.club. Fun episode clocks in at 29 minutes.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

New episode of “Shootin The Shiznit.” “Picture Perfect” (Christian Jacobs & Chris O’Neal) join Brian Tramel !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin The Shiznit.” “Picture Perfect” (Christian Jacobs & Chris O’Neal) join Brian Tramel for episode 115. This is the third show in our “Memphis in May” series. Both guys talk about how they started as fans, training to be a wrestler, tagging with other guys, forming “Picture Perfect,” Chris joining the team, Memphis Wrestling, working WWE shows, two funny WWE stories, two stories with BT and more ! 41 minute packed episode !

Thursday, May 10, 2018

“Shootin The Shiznit.” Mark Southern joins Brian Tramel for episode 113!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin The Shiznit.” Mark Southern joins Brian Tramel for episode 113. This is the second show in our “Memphis in May” series. Southern talks about starting as a fan, watching Memphis Wrestling, going to Mid-South Coliseum, working outlaw shows, forming the Missouri Bad Boys, MBB police angles, working for BT, greatest rib ever on BT and much more! This is a fun 34 minute action packed episode !

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Cool Kids Countdown XXVII “Lance & BT DO The News: April 2017” for Episode 112

It’s time for the“special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXVII “Lance & BT DO The News: April 2017” for Episode 112. Lance & BT count down the 10 hottest topics of April in a new monthly series with their own brand of unique humor. 44 mins in rapid fire format !

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Simon Reed joins BT for new episode !

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin The Shiznit.” Simon Reed joins Brian Tramel for episode 111. This is the first show in our “Memphis in May” series. Reed talks about starting as a fan, watching Memphis Wrestling, Sting, training with Don Bass, forming the Beale Street Posse, meeting Lil’Chris to form The Posse, BT tells a few Posse stories and much more! This is a fun 36 minute action packed episode !

Friday, April 27, 2018

Cool Kids Countdown XXVI “Reading is Your Friend Top 10 Dave Meltzer Trolls” for Episode 110

It’s time for the“special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXVI “Reading is Your Friend Top 10 Dave Meltzer Trolls” for Episode 110. Lance & BT count down the different trolls that seem to spend their life on Twitter being confrontational to Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer. A fun 44 minute episode !!

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Special "flashback" show from March, 2015!!!

It’s time for episode 109 of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Special "flashback" show from March, 2015. This is an episode of Tuesday Night Neckbreaker as host Michael Joy talks to Brian Tramel about Rasslin Riot, Ultimate Roider, Mick Foley, Ring Rat Report, smart fans “back in the day,” getting a call from one of the top companies about selling video tapes, Lawler doing a promo on BT, PWG, Daniel Bryan and more. A fun 36 minute episode !!

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Episode #118: Neil 'the Real Deal' Taylor is back!! well, sorta.....

Neil Taylor returns this week to talk about Championship Wrestling at the Tupelo Comic Con, the Brutus Beefcake booking debacle, Wrestlemania 34, and more!!  Check it out!!

Friday, April 20, 2018

Cool Kids Countdown XXV “Superstar Shakeup: Irrelevant/Relevant Top 10” !!

It’s time for the“special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXV “Superstar Shakeup: Irrelevant/Relevant Top 10” for Episode 108. Lance & BT count down the good and the bad from Superstar Shakeup. In rapid fire format this action packed episode clocks in at a whopping 37 minutes !!

Super Fan Fred joins BT !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin The Shiznit.” Superfan Fred Cotto joins Brian Tramel for episode 107. Cotto talks about starting as a fan, watching wrestling on WOR, going to MSG, wrestling in Mississippi, Wrestling Observer, Lawler is going to win the belt from Flair, all the places that Fred attends wrestling, Mania weekend shows, fan reaction live at Mania and more. This is a fun 30 minute action packed episode !

Saturday, April 14, 2018

NEW “Shootin The Shiznit.” Anthony Henry joins Brian Tramel !!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin The Shiznit.” Anthony Henry joins Brian Tramel for episode 106. Henry talks about starting as a fan, who did he like as a fan?, what makes a good worker?, being a UFC fan, training to be a wrestler, becoming a fan of New Japan, no flights for the New Japan dojo camp, wrestling Matt Riddle & more! This is a fun 36 minutes with a young independent wrestler.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Cool Kids Countdown XXV “10 10 10 Takeaways from Wrestlemania 34”

It’s time for the“special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXV “10 10 10 Takeaways from Wrestlemania 34” for Episode 105. Lance & BT count down their Top 10 takeaways from the show. In rapid fire format this action packed episode clocks in at a whopping 49 minutes !!

Friday, April 6, 2018

“Wrestlemania 34: Preview Roundtable.”

It’s time for the“special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Lance LeVine & Brian Thompson join Brian Tramel for “Wrestlemania 34: Preview Roundtable.” The trio discuss the biggest show of the year with thought provoking analysis, comedy and their picks. Episode 104 clocks in at 41 action packed minutes.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

NEW STS ! “Let’s Talk Shiznit on the Dirt Sheets” series. Episode 103 features Jammie Ward talking about The Squared Circle!!

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin The Shiznit.” This is the 5th show in the “Let’s Talk Shiznit on the Dirt Sheets” series. Episode 103 features Jammie Ward talking about The Squared Circle. BT & Jammie talk about when he started being a fan, how it started, how did he put it together?, how many subscribers ?, how many issues ?, why did they stop?, two Dennis Coralluzzo and more.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Cool Kids Countdown XXIII “Strong Style Evolved: Worst to Best” , STS, Episode 102

It’s time for the“special edition” of “Shootin’ The Shiznit.” Brian Tramel and Lance LeVine bring you the Cool Kids Countdown XXIII “Strong Style Evolved: Worst to Best” for Episode 102. Lance & BT count down all nine matches & throw in a “takeaway.” In rapid fire format this action packed episode clocks in at a whopping 49 minutes !!

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

“Let’s Talk Shiznit on the Dirt Sheets” series. Episode 101 features Paul MacArthur

It’s time for a brand new episode of “Shootin The Shiznit.” This is the 4th show in the “Let’s Talk Shiznit on the Dirt Sheets” series. Episode 101 features Paul MacArthur talking about the Wrestling Perspective. BT & Paul talk about when he started being a fan, they did not do news, started doing interviews, how many subscribers ?, how many issues ?, why did they stop? and more.