Wrestlenomics Radio

Wrestlenomics Radio focuses of the economics of the pro-wrestling industry. We discuss pro-wrestling business news and key metrics for companies like WWE, AEW NJPW, and more.


MLW files a lawsuit against WWE
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The dismantling of Triple H's NXT
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Black Saturday ratings myth, early Wrestlemania PPV buys with Bix
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The diversity of AEW’s roster and audience
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2021's biggest stories in wrestling business
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2022 predictions, AEW in mainstream press
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The flow of talent from AEW to WWE
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DVR viewership, WWE's NIL program
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WWE's Brooklyn upfront, Young Bucks' extension, Vince's egg
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WWE talent releases, AEW Full Gear PPV buys, EPL rights deal
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AEW Full Gear business, WWE financial outlook
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Talent releases and CFO transition after WWE Q3 earnings
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The end of Ring of Honor as we know it
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Preemptions and NJPW business
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Fast Nationals for Smackdown and Rampage
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Smackdown vs. Rampage: The 30-Minute War
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Q3 2021 TV ratings and ticket sales trends for WWE and AEW
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AEW SVP Chris Harrington talks about the wrestling business
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WWE and AEW's different visions of talent
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AEW draws 200,000 PPV buys for All Out
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All Out weekend
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Needle movers
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CM Punk is back in pro wrestling
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AEW Rampage debut, Smackdown prelims
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NXT getting overhauled following more WWE cuts
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AEW's United Center ticket sell fast, WWE budget cuts
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Week 2 with WWE back on the road
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Live events are back
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WWE Raw sets a new low ahead of touring
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How will the return of fans affect ratings?
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Return to touring draws nearer, more WWE releases
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Myths about AEW's financial state
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WWE as a meme stock, post-Covid ticket sales
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Double or Nothing 2021 was AEW's 2nd highest-selling PPV
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WWE and New Japan reportedly discuss working relationship
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WWE returns to live events, more AEW/TBS details
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AEW returning to live events
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AEW's Blood & Guts wins cable on Wednesday
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What NHL on Turner means for AEW
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WWE Q1 2021, MLW coming to Vice
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Big ratings in the first week of the post-war era
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Wrestlemania 37, Undertaker NFTs, Nick Khan comments
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NXT moves to Tuesday, extends USA deal
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WWE Network launches on Peacock
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Requiem for goodwill
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How viewership would be affected if NXT moves to Tuesday
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Tubular media ecosystem
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Final verdict on WWE Network
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TV ratings literacy
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WWE Q4 & full year 2020 earning report
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Welcome to the flock
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Banking model of pro wrestling
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Pop culture extravaganza
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No chance in hell
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Cable makes wrestling richer than ever
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Year 2020 retrospective
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More fans than ever
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Code of Champions
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Is TV more valuable than PPV?
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Pay-per-view price inelasticity
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But all TV is down
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20-factor test
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A case for sports-like wrestling
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WWE Q3 2020: Finally a new star, and it's Nick Khan
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The business of everything else
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If a man yells in a forest and no one listens... is it a podcast?
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We march backwards into the future
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The pillars of wrestling's future
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SEC Theater
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The End of Pax McMahona
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The bill's coming due
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Secretary of Labor
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Estimate the Thunderdome
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No off-color comments
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Passive engagement
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The Best of WWE Excuses
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WWE Q2 2020 Earnings Report: Compelling Content
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Why Comcast should buy WWE
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The life and times of the key demo
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WWE has a new Chief Financial Officer
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The scales of Moxley and Cena
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Wrestling before and after COVID: Speaking Out movement, COVID19 testing
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Class-action lawsuit against WWE over MENA TV rights
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The importance of new stars
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A letter to white innocence
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Rumors of PPV's Death Were Greatly Exaggerated
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COVID-19 Data in Florida and Japan
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How WWE Network has made business harder for others
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Coronavirus is a breakpoint for wrestling fandom
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Will Wrestling Viewership Bounce Back?
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WWE Q1 2020 Earnings Report
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Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE releases & XFL shutdown timeline
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Wrestlenomics Radio: The end of XFL 2.0, Wrestlemania Reception
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Wrestlenomics 101: COVID19 can't stop WWE profitability, Cena on star development
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Wrestlenomics Radio: 100th Episode, Investors' Understanding of WWE
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Wrestlenomics Radio: Highest Attendances and Live Gates in Wrestling History
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Wrestlenomics Radio: How much will COVID-19 cost WWE?
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How and Why WWE's Popularity Declined
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Wrestlenomics Radio: Streaming possibilities for WWE PPVs
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WWE Q4 2019 report: PPVs moving to major streaming service?
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George Barrios and Michelle Wilson out as WWE Co-Presidents
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Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q3 2019 Earnings Report
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Wrestlenomics Radio: NXT debuts on USA Network, Anthem acquires AXS TV
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91: Wrestlenomics Radio: NXT moves to USA Network, going head-to-head with AEW on cable
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90: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q2 2019 earnings report
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89: Wrestlenomics Radio: What's the big deal about WWE in Saudi Arabia?
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88: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q1 2019 Earnings Analysis, Vince blames talent absences for declines
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87: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE's independent contractor problem
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86: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE moving headquarters
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85: Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestlemania attendance, Barrios on popularity, viewership demographics
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84: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Saudi money algebra, AEW Double or Nothing sells out, NJPW Google search
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83: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Full Year 2018 Report: Vince on star power, Rousey; Crown Jewel money; Barrios defends attendance drop
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82: Wrestlenomics Radio: Mookie gets hired by AEW, adventures in Japan; "Buffalo Brothers" car accident
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81: Wrestlenomics Radio: History of the Streaming Era, 2014-2018
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80: Wrestlenomics Radio: Impact moving to Pursuit, most matches in WWE, biggest stories of the year
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79: Wrestlenomics Radio: New lows for WWE viewership, Eric Bischoff TED talk
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78: Wrestlenomics Radio: New WWE board of directors, Vince sells stock, Barrios UBS talk, trademark update, scholarly wrestling articles
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77: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE stock recovery, ROH signings, NXT Takeover moved to avoid MSG show
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76: Wrestlenomics Radio: Pro wrestling landscape, AEW trademarks
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75: Wrestlenomics Radio: WrestleMania 35 ticket sales & capacity, Triple H NXT conference call
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74: Wrestlenomics Radio: Stephanie McMahon at Web Summit, Harold Meij on NJPW business with Uproxx
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73: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Crown Jewel takes place, John Cena & Daniel Bryan don't appear
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72: Wrestlenomics Radio: Crown Jewel casts shadow on WWE Evolution, WWE stock falls after Q3 report, NXT attendance, Roman Reigns
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71: Wrestlenomics Radio: Latest on WWE Saudi Arabia with guest Mike Sempervive
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70: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE deal with Saudi Arabia government under scrunity after alleged murder of journalist
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69: Wrestlenomics Radio: Attendance updates for NJPW, WWE and ROH; UFC 229 incident
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68: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q3 viewership & female audience decline, Mixed Match Challenge views down, WWE YouTube power rankings
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67: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE CTE lawsuit dismissed, WWE tryout in Chile, return to Saudi Arabia, women's PPV, Impact officials meet at WWE HQ, WON HOF ballot
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66: Wrestlenomics Radio: CMLL Anniversary talk with live report from Will From Texas (goodhelmet)
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65: Wrestlenomics Radio: All In economics, interview with The Ringer's Mike Piellucci
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64: Wrestlenomics Radio: All In, employee/contractor issue, vision of WWE co-presidents
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63: Wrestlenomics Radio: Neville out of WWE contract, tracking indie stars, WWE Studios president leaves
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62: Wrestlenomics Radio: Triple H conference calls, Daniel Bryan contract status, Lawsuit updates for Punk/Cabana & Jarrett
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61: Wrestlenomics Radio: NJPW business and G1 Climax talk with @EvanDeadlySinsW
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60: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE social media metrics compared to Facebook, Twitter, Netflix; How WWE falls short of its economic potential
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59: Wrestlenomics Radio: How much did WWE make from Saudi Arabia deal?
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58: Wrestlenomics Radio: Hogan returning to WWE? ROH/NJPW MSG show, WWE Q2 preview, Sinclair-Tribune
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57: Wrestlenomics Radio: Part 2: WWE 1H 2018 Timeline
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56: Wrestlenomics Radio: Part 1: WWE 1H 2018 Timeline
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55: Wrestlenomics Radio: NJPWWorld subs, NJPW president profile, WWE TV deal, responsibility of promoters
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54: Wrestlenomics Radio: JPMorgan upgrades WWE stock target, All Us, Vader, WWE in Australia
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53: Wrestlenomics Radio: New WWE investor presentation, Australia PPV, India, All In, XFL
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53: Wrestlenomics Radio: CM Punk victorious in court, not in UFC
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52: Wrestlenomics Radio: CM Punk & Colt Cabana vs. Dr. Chris Amann trial
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50: Wrestlenomics Radio: What would a tiered WWE Network look like? SmackDown's new deal
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49: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE RAW reportedly getting 3x raise, SmackDown moving?
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48: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE implications from UFC-ESPN, Brandon's modern wrestling talk, Total Divas renewed, Starrcast
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47: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q1 & macro business trends; NJPW Dontaku, Cow Palace ticket sales; All-In seating
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46: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE in Saudi Arabia, most recognizable pro wrestlers, BTIG upgrades WWE stock projection, All In
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45: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE business analyses from JPMorgan and Needham, Saudi Arabia, WWE Board of Directors
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44: Wrestlenomics Radio: Greatest Royal Rumble, Rusev, Ronda Rousey, Lesnar re-signs with WWE
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43: Wrestlenomics Radio: Mookie & Brandon's WrestleMania Adventure
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42: Wrestlenomics Radio: Louisiana athletic commission, Ticket sales update for all WrestleMania weekend events, MLW TV deal
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41: Wrestlenomics Radio: Daniel Bryan medically cleared by WWE, AroLucha funding
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40: Wrestlenomics Radio: WrestleMania 35 press conference, Moolah controversy, Jericho-Omega AXS rating
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39: Wrestlenomics Radio: Barrios at Deutsche Bank, Greatest Royal Rumble, WWE executive pay, All In
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38: Wrestlenomics Radio: Brock Lesnar no-shows, Fox Sports executives at RAW, NJPWWorld subs, PWG venue move
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37: Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestling media, Ronda Rousey's effect on business, NJPW in Australia
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36: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE UK & International w/ Will Cooling, TV Rights, Bloomberg Business article
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35: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE 2017 top financial stories, Mookie's divisional scorecard, Mysterio in NJPW
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34: Wrestlenomics Radio: Ronda Rousey in WWE, Morgan Stanley analysis, WrestleMania in NY/NJ, ROH OTT service
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33: Wrestlenomics Radio: XFL official set to relaunch, Enzo Amore fired, RAW25 viewership, MMC
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32: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE talent contracts, Mixed Match Challenge, Lavie Margolin's TrumpMania
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31: Wrestlenomics Radio: RAW/SmackDown to Fox rumors, Wrestle Kingdom 12 follow-up, WWE stock price
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30: Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestle Kingdom 12, NJPWWorld, 205 Live, WWE succession
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29: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE's Iron Man, injuries; Biggest stories of 2017; WWF 1984-1990 gross income
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28: Wrestlenomics Radio: Vince sells WWE stock for football, ROH record attendance, 2018 predictions
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27: Wrestlenomics Radio: Vince McMahon XFL rumors, Net Neutrality, new WWE Facebook show
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26: Wrestlenomics Radio: Triple H beats Jinder in India, Bagwell/Raven lawsuit dropped, 205 Live house shows, latest Barrios talk
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25: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWN's iPPV buys, WON HOF results, Broken Matt, Cody/Bucks show & merch
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24: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE & UFC TV rights negotiations, WWE’s reduced PPV schedule, Wrestle Kingdom 12 update, Brandon’s life in wrestling
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23: Wrestlenomics Radio: Jinder experiment done?, NJPW revenue, Zayn & Owens sent home
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Wrestlenomics Radio: Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame ballots
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22: Wrestlenomics Radio: Jericho vs. Omega at WK12, WWE releases, WWE popularity
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21: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q3 2017 Results & Analysis: WWE Network subs, attendance & more
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20: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE wellness policy, illnesses before TLC, & SMV partner
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19: Wrestlenomics Radio: Neville walks out, Jimmy Jacobs fired; GWN launch; Lucha Underground
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18: Wrestlenomics Radio: David Lagana on relaunch of NWA and future of media in wrestling
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17: Wrestlenomics Radio: Young Bucks get cease & desist, WWE RAW & SmackDown attendance
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16: Wrestlenomics Radio: FloMoney, FloProblems; WWE Network Survey; Jinder Mahal promo
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15: Wrestlenomics Radio: Fact-checking Roman Reigns and Vince McMahon’s recent promos
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14: Wrestlenomics Radio: GFW-Jarrett turmoil, Jericho book review, Kavita Devi, Baron Corbin
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13: Wrestlenomics Radio: NJPW Biz talk with @EvanDeadlySinsW
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12: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Survey, Wreddit, Google Trends, Japanese ELO Ratings
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11: Wrestlenomics Radio: CM Punk lawsuit, Summerslam staying in Brooklyn, Triple H industry call, Daniel Bryan and more!
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10: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Network in China, NJPW G1 Climax update, GFW, Ronda Rousey
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9: Wrestlenomics Radio: Cena vs. Nakamura, Brock Lesnar, G1 Climax Attendance and more!
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8: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q2 report, NJPW global plans, Reigns wins YouTube
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7: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q2 Preview, NJPW in the U.S.
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6: Wrestlenomics Radio: The Amazing Technicolor Bar Graphs
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5: Wrestlenomics Radio: Pro Wrestling's Aging TV Audience
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4: Wrestlenomics Radio - George Barrios' Technocractic Utopia of Entertainment
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3: Wrestlenomics Radio: Core of the Core
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2: Wrestlenomics: Cinco de Wrestlenomics (WWE Q1)
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1: Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Business Partner Summit 2017
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Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE 2016
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Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q3 Results
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Wrestlenomics Radio: July Update (UFC Sale, Brexit, Int'l Update)
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WWE Q1 Results, Emerging Markets Talk, KPI Switches and Worked WrestleMania #s
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Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE 2015 Results and 2016 Forecasting
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Wrestlenomics Radio: WWE Q4 Earnings Report
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