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Quick Calls - PWA Night of Champions 14

June 26th, 2016

Mike is joined by Andre C, The Wrestling Mind Brian Hamilton, as well as Luke "Sanefan" Neilson, as they discuss this epic card from the Century Casino in Calgary:  Night of Champions 14, presented by the Prairie Wrestling Alliance.  A very solid card, with a show-stealer and potential MOTY in the first match, and a shocking conclusion to the main event. 

As mentioned in the podcast, check out the following sites for some great merchandise: 

Squared Circle Apparel -   or @squaredcircleap on twitter

Whatamaneuver Merchandise -  or @wamaneuver on twitter 

Check out the guys on twitter: 

Mike the Ref - @miketheref

Andre C - @thatcanadaguy


PWA Night of Champions 2016 Preview Show

June 24th, 2016

Mike the Ref is joined by T. James Logan as they preview the upcoming Prairie Wrestling Alliance Night of Champions card from the Century Casino, in Calgary, Alberta, June 25.  Match previews, a mysterious voicemail from newcomer Paul Destre, as well as an interview with CEO of the PWA, Kurt Sorochan.  Tickets are available at the Century Casino Box office.

Blown Call 69 - Catching up With Rachael Ellering

June 19th, 2016

Friend of the Network @RachaelEllering stops by to chat about her life in Florida, her MITB predictions, and her new t-shirt store.  Our conversations seem to swing all over the place, and the laughs never stop.

Contact Rachael 
Twitter:  @RachaelEllering 
Instagram:  @therachaelellering 


Wrestling Now Episode 11 - PWA Superstar Sheik Akbar Shabaz

June 17th, 2016

T. James Logan is joined by Nizar Watfa, known by Prairie Wrestling Alliance fans as Sheik Akbar Shabaz.  They discuss the tag team division in the PWA, as well as thoughts on PWA alumni AJ Styles and Samoa Joe, and changes in fan psychology.  Make sure you check out the Sheik at the PWA Night of Champions June 25, from the Century Casino in Calgary.

BC 68 - Evolve 62 - Dummies Guide to Internet Indies

June 16th, 2016

Mike introduces a new segment to the show... Dummies Guide to Internet Indies... Where he reviews his first show with Evolve, the @WWNLive presentation of #Evolve 62.  Turned out to be an amazing show.  Check out the show yourself on the FiteTV app or on  Also a preview of the upcoming weeks in Alberta Wrestling. 

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Mike's Twitter is @miketheref


Wrestling Now Episode 10 - PWA Superstar Colten Kelly

June 14th, 2016

T. James Logan is joined by Prairie Wrestling Alliance Superstar Colten Kelly.  Topics they discuss include different styles of wrestling, building of a card, and the state of wrestling and wrestling fans today.  A great interview.

Quick Calls - PWA Nemesis 2016

June 12th, 2016

Mike leads out the clan of Andre C and the Wrestling Mind Brian Hamilton as they discuss the Nemesis Card, hosted by the Prairie Wrestling Alliance, from the Northgate Lions Seniors Centre in Edmonton Alberta.  A great set up card for the Night of Champions Show coming up on June 25.


Quick Calls - MPW Leo Burke Cup 2016

June 10th, 2016

Mike leads the Quick Calls tonight from the Alberta Avenue Arena, covering the Monster Pro Wrestling Leo Burke Cup 2016.  He is joined by Andre C, The Wrestling Mind Brian Hamilton, and Luke "Sanefan" Neilson.  A solid 8-match card, including a spectacular mixed tag match along with an epic Final to the Leo Burke Cup Tournament.  Interviews include the Irishmen, Bulldog MacBain, and the All American Steve Rivers.


Blown Call 67 - NXT Takeover Review and Fuderation interview

June 9th, 2016

Mike gives his thoughts on the #NXTTakeoverTheEnd show from Full Sail University.  Also, included is an interview the @theFuderation conducted with Adam Alcock, who was evacuated from the horrible fires in Fort McMurray.  Check out the Fuderation Podcast at, or on iTunes.


This Month in PWA Episode Three - Adrenalize 2016

June 8th, 2016

T. James Logan and Big Bad Boris (@BBBoris) cover the Prairie Wrestling Alliance Adrenalize Show from Edmonton, Alberta.  An awesome card.  Interviews include Flex Appeal, Frenetico, Sheik Akbar Shabaz, Alexander Prime and Shaun Moore, Fabien Ribero, and the Omen Gabriel.