Hitting The Marks Podcast: Season 2, Episode 42: Crown Jewel, Evolution, NXT & More!

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Hitting the Marks Pro Wrestling Podcast: WWE Forced to Reshuffle the Deck, The Saudi Conundrum, (d)Evolution, Fearing NXT and News from the Land of the Rising Sun

In their debut episode here at the Last Word on Pro Wrestling, show hosts Michael Jargo and Ric Vickrey introduce listeners to their unique and insightful takes on the biggest happenings from around of the world of professional wrestling.

Topics Include:

Roman Reigns shocked the WWE Universe with his announcement that he will be forced to the sidelines as he faces round two in his battle against leukemia. In the wake of these unfortunate developments WWE has been forced to reshuffle the deck as it pertains to the creative direction of the company.

Jargo and RBV discuss the controversial Dean Ambrose turn, Braun Strowman as the top baby, Elias favoring the fans and what is exactly going on with Finn Balor and Bobby Lashley.

– As WWE Crown Jewel quickly approaches the troublesome circumstances surrounding Saudi Arabia intensify. With mounting pressure from the public and now with the US State Department getting involved the question lingers, will the show go on?

The Hitting the Marks crew shares a recent statement direct from WWE Corporate explaining the decision the honor their deal with the Saudi Sports Authority and dissect what certain talents have to gain or lose by protesting the show.

– The WWE Universe is just days from the all women’s event Evolution. Heading into the billed marquee event there seems to be a feeling, both internally and externally, that WWE Officials haven’t given the event the true respect it deserves.

Jargo points out the short comings of the company as a whole when it comes to Evolution while RBV looks to place the responsibility on the so called fans. Plus a complete rundown of the Evolution event card.

– This is……. NXT! On the most recent episode of NXT Mia Yim makes her long awaited debut. Plus Johnny Gargano turns to the dark side. Maybe most notable from this week’s episode, should we be preparing for a NXT Invasion?

– News from the Land of the Rising Sun. NJPW Jr. World Tag League Standings, What is up with the Bullet Club, Ospreay Injured and Ishii vs Suzuki.

– Plus your weekly NFL & MLB World Series Updates.

More on the Hitting The Marks Pro Wrestling Podcast:

Jargo and Vickrey don’t pretend to be technical pro wrestling experts but derive their takes from the personalities and stories being told along with the production and promotion within the industry. Hitting The Marks Pro Wrestling Podcast guarantees in-depth and unique viewpoints spanning a variety of topics from around the world of professional wrestling.

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Jamie Greer is the Managing Editor and lead writer for Last Word on Pro Wrestling. A lifelong wrestling fan who started with the WWF in the early 80's, he now follows everything from the smallest indie to WWE. He's also written for WrestleZone, The Windsor Star, Windsor Independent and other publications. He lives in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and son.

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